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Bank of America Merrill Lynch Is No. 1 in Emerging EMEA Research, Institutional Investor Survey Finds
No brokerage provides better coverage of emerging Europe, the Middle East & Africa than Bank of America Merrill Lynch, according to an Institutional Investor survey of money managers that invest in the region. MarketWire

Veterans and Service Members Are Rushing to Network at the RallyPoint RPx Conference
More service members are returning from deployment and refocusing on their military and civilian careers in the United States where the job market is still recovering. RallyPoint, the leading professional military network, is hosting the RPx 2014 conference for members to network with military and industry leaders and take control of their career. MarketWire

Garb Oil & Power Corporation's CEO and President Tammy Taylor Addresses Shareholders on a Reverse Split and Provides Progress on Corporate Initiatives to Advance the Company
Garb Oil & Power Corporation (OTC Pink: GARB) (PINKSHEETS: GARB) Today the Company's Chief Executive Officer and President Tammy Taylor released the following open letter to shareholders disclosing a reverse split and to provide progress on corporate initiatives to advance the Company. MarketWire

Solar Wind Energy Tower, Inc. Receives Operational Financing Through JDF Capital Inc.
Solar Wind Energy Tower, Inc. (OTCQB: SWET) (the "Company"), the inventor of large Solar Wind Downdraft Tower structures capable of producing abundant, inexpensive electricity, announced today that it has entered into a financing agreement with JDF Capital Inc. under which JDF Capital Inc MarketWire

Adaptive Medias, Inc. Announces Launch of Content Marketplace
Digital content monetization company, Adaptive Medias, Inc. (OTCQB: ADTM), a leader in programmatic advertising across mobile, video and online display, announced today the launch of its premium Content Marketplace. The Company has more than one million pieces of video content on its platform, some of which come from the largest content producers in the digital space. MarketWire

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Alex and Ani Builds on Its Management Team
CRANSTON, RI--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - Alex and Ani, one of America's fastest growing lifestyle brands, announced today it has strengthened its senior management team with the addition of six individuals who will provide leadership in the areas of finance, marketing, information technology, e-commerce, legal and human resources MarketWire

New Visitor Resource in Jacksonville: Check Out the Reimagined
JACKSONVILLE, FL--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - Visit Jacksonville, the city's destination marketing organization, has unveiled its new website at -- drawing on the latest technology to improve functionality and provide an enhanced user experience for potential visitors, meeting professionals, media, Visit Jacksonville Partners and local residents.  MarketWire

Spas Throwback to the Basics
LEXINGTON, KY--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - Throwback Thursday had a whole new meaning at the recent ISPA Media Event. A number of spas showcased their latest treatments, with an apparent common theme: old is new again, with an added twist, thanks to innovative technology. MarketWire

Champion Petfoods Announcement - Kentucky Partnership With Gray Construction
MORINVILLE, AB--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) -  Champion Petfoods is pleased to announce a partnership with Kentucky-based Gray Construction. This leading design-build firm will construct Champion's third kitchen, assuming responsibility for the design and construction of the new custom fitted kitchens.  MarketWire

Mobile Engagement Study Reveals Moments-Based Advertising Increases Purchase Intent
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - Kiip, in conjunction with the IPG Media Lab, a division of IPG Mediabrands, today announced the results of the industry's first comprehensive moments-based advertising effectiveness study MarketWire

Luna Gold Appoints Luis Baertl to Chairman of the Board

CopyTele CEO Robert Berman to Speak at the Center for Applied Innovation 2014 IP Investments & Markets Conference
MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - CopyTele, Inc MarketWire

OKI Data Americas Expands A3 Portfolio, Introduces ES9465 and ES9475 Smart Multifunction Devices and Announces New Solutions
MOUNT LAUREL, NJ--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - Today, OKI Data Americas introduces the ES9465 and ES9475 -- two high performance, LED-based, smart A3 digital color multifunction devices which are available exclusively through the dealer office equipment channel MarketWire

Coming, 2015: Ayn Rand's Lost Novel
IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - The Ayn Rand Institute is excited to announce the new publication of a lost Ayn Rand novel. Ayn Rand's work Ideal, written in 1934, is scheduled for release by Penguin Random House in July of 2015 and will be paired with Rand's play of the same name into a single volume. The introduction will be written by Rand's designated heir, Leonard Peikoff. MarketWire

:DentalPlans Expands Health Plan Options With Leader in Prescription Services
PLANTATION, FL--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - :DentalPlans is expanding its network of programs by adding CVS Caremark, the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States, to the company's long list of distinguished program partnerships MarketWire

Arabella Exploration Announces Production From Emily Bell #1H Well
MIDLAND, TX--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) -  Arabella Exploration, Inc. (OTCQB: AXPLF) ("Arabella" or the "Company"), an oil and gas E&P company focused on the Southern Delaware portion of the Permian Basin, today announced that it has successfully brought its Emily Bell #1H well into production. MarketWire

Adventure Gold and GFK Resources Outline 1.5 Kilometer Gold Bearing Corridor on the Florence Property
MONTREAL, QC--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - Adventure Gold Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AGE) and GFK Resources (TSX VENTURE: GFK) wish to announce the initial results of the 2014 exploration diamond drilling program on the Casa-Cameron project. The program totaling 9,000 metres of drilling, of which the Phase 1, has been completed on the Florence property outlined two gold zones over at least 1 MarketWire

GFK Resources and Adventure Gold Outline 1.5 Kilometer Gold Bearing Corridor on the Florence Property

CymaBay Therapeutics Announces Uplisting to the NASDAQ Capital Market Under the Symbol "CBAY"
NEWARK, CA--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc MarketWire

DARA BioSciences' KRN5500 Granted Orphan Drug Designation by FDA for Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - DARA BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: DARA), an oncology supportive care specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to providing healthcare professionals a synergistic portfolio of medicines to help cancer patients adhere to their therapy and manage side effects arising from their cancer treatments, today announced the U.S MarketWire

Tuscan Brands Comes to Massachusetts
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) -  Italy is moving to Massachusetts with the grand opening of Tuscan Kitchen and Tuscan Market in Burlington, MA, located at 24 New England Executive Park. The new restaurant and market which focuses on regional Italian cuisine will span roughly 14,000 square feet and will deliver a true Italian feel MarketWire

Audubon Appoints Managing Partner of Cascadia Law Group to Board and Names First VP of Climate and Strategic Initiatives
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - The National Audubon Society announced today the appointment of Cascadia Law Group Managing Partner Stephen Tan to its board of directors. The 109-year-old conservation group also announced Joe Ryan as its first vice president of climate and strategic initiatives. MarketWire

anCnoc Highland Single Malt Returns to the Dark Side
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - Over a century ago, the Scottish Knockdhu Distillery began producing whisky that carried a strong peaty flavor imparted from the fertile turf on which the distillery was built MarketWire

Rabobank Highest in Customer Satisfaction in California Four Years Running, According to J.D. Power
ROSEVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - For the fourth straight year, Rabobank N.A. has ranked highest in customer satisfaction among retail banks in California, according to J.D. Power. The global marketing information services company's 2014 U.S MarketWire

SiteScout and Aislelabs Help Retailers Use Online Advertising to Find Offline Customers
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - SiteScout (, a self-serve platform for programmatic ad buying, today announced a partnership with Aislelabs that empowers retailers to reach in-store shoppers through online advertising. Aislelabs provides in-store customer analytics and mobile marketing automation MarketWire

Opinion: Mexico's Economic Transformation Will Mean Change for Texas
AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - Texas has worked for many years to cultivate greater private sector opportunity. And, we've gotten a lot of things right, as a look at the most recent report from the Dallas Federal Reserve makes clear MarketWire

Wyndham Brand Expands in U.S. With First Anaheim Hotel
PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,500 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today added to the footprint of its namesake Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® brand with the 376-room Wyndham Anaheim Garden Grove in Garden Grove, Calif. MarketWire

HoJo Hotels Team Up With Harlem Globetrotters to Celebrate "Happiest Day of the Year"
PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - The start of summer is almost here and Howard Johnson hotels are celebrating by partnering with the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters to host a series of special on-site events designed to surprise guests with goodies like free ice cream, free night stays and for some, a visit from a few Harlem Globetrotters. MarketWire

SFS Pharma Logistics Pte Ltd Goes Live in Six Countries With SCMProFit, Aurionpro's Industry-Leading SCM Platform
Aurionpro, a leading provider of software and consulting solutions, today announced that SFS Pharma Logistics Pte Ltd has successfully completed the first phase of its global supply chain management platform rollout by going live with SCMProFit in six countries MarketWire

Sigma Designs, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Tor Braham to Its Board of Directors
Sigma Designs®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGM), a leader in connected media platforms, today announced that it has appointed Tor R. Braham to serve as a member of the Board of Directors. MarketWire

EnerJex Resources Announces Upsizing and Pricing of $13.2 Million Public Offering of Non-Dilutive 10% Series A Perpetual Preferred Stock
EnerJex Resources, Inc MarketWire

EnerJex Resources Announces Commencement of Trading on the NYSE MKT
EnerJex Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: ENRJ) (OTCQB: ENRJD) (OTCQB: ENRJPR) ("EnerJex" or the "Company"), an independent exploration and production company focused on the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas properties located in the mid-continent region of the United States, announced today that its common and preferred stock will commence trading on the NYSE MKT on June 17, 2014 MarketWire

Movable Type Honored With Best in Class Acknowledgment From the Interactive Media Awards
Movable Type has been awarded Best in Class by the Interactive Media Awards™ for its work on the company's B2B website. The awards competition, created by the Interactive Media Council, Inc. (IMC), honors individuals and organizations for excellence in web design and development. MarketWire

International Plastics Industry Efforts to Combat Marine Litter up 90-Percent
Leaders from plastics organizations across the globe announced that there were approximately 185 projects planned, underway or completed as part of the Declaration of the Global Plastics Associations for Solutions on Marine Litter (Global Declaration), a public commitment by the global plastics industry to tackle plastic in the marine environment MarketWire

Era Group Inc. to Present at the Global Hunter Securities GHS 100 Energy Conference
Era Group Inc. (NYSE: ERA) ("Era"), one of the largest helicopter operators in the world, will present at the Global Hunter Securities GHS 100 Energy Conference to be held in Chicago on June 24-25, 2014. MarketWire

Hunter Wise Advises in the Acquisition of Votaw Precision Technologies, Inc. by Burtek Enterprises Inc.
Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC and Managing Director, William Peck, are pleased to announce that its client Votaw Precision Technologies, Inc. of Santa Fe Springs, California, has been acquired by Burtek Enterprises Inc. of Chesterfield, Michigan, a Wynnchurch Capital Partners LP portfolio company. MarketWire

Cotton Creek Capital Promotes Anil Ali to Senior Associate
Cotton Creek Capital, a Texas-based private equity firm focused on lower middle market companies, is pleased to announce the promotion of Anil Ali to Senior Associate. Cotton Creek Capital is currently investing its latest fund, Cotton Creek Capital Partners II, L.P., which recently closed with approximately $160 million in capital commitments. MarketWire

Top European Biotech, Pharma Executives Gathering to Discuss San Diego Strategic Business Partnerships
Senior executives from leading European biotech and pharma companies will discuss how public and private sector organizations in San Diego can best engage with them at a June 22 event sponsored by the European American Enterprise Council (EAEC) and CONNECT. MarketWire

Dr. John J. Martin Jr. Featured as Expert Oculoplastic Surgeon at Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology
South Florida facial cosmetic and plastic surgeon, Dr. John J. Martin Jr., will present on illegal fillers, complications, and treatment at the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology on June 20, 2014. At his practice, Dr MarketWire

Pharma-Bio Serv Announces Stock Repurchase Program and Results for the Quarter Ended April 30, 2014
Pharma-Bio Serv. (OTCQB: PBSV), a compliance, project management and technology transfer support consulting firm, announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program to purchase up to 2 million shares of its outstanding common stock MarketWire

Revolutionary Hair and Skin Care Product Hits the Shelves
SOCIAL the Lifestyle Magazine recently discovered a brand new product line -- UMBRELLA. The product line is one of a kind, offering a protection system for the hair and skin. UMBRELLA works to keep the outside water out and the inside water in, leaving your hair and skin healthier than ever. MarketWire

WorldCall Telecom Limited Selects Verimatrix Cardless DVB Security Solutions for Enhanced Revenue Protection

Southern California Startup Smartify Becomes Official HubSpot Partner
Smartify, the revolutionary Southern California marketing and analytics startup, teams up with HubSpot, the world's #1 inbound marketing and sales platform, as a new partner. MarketWire

Range and EQT Complete Asset Exchange
Range Resources Corporation (NYSE: RRC) and EQT Corporation (NYSE: EQT) today announced completion of the asset exchange that was announced in late April 2014. In the transaction, EQT received approximately 73,000 net acres and more than 900 producing wells in the Permian Basin of Texas MarketWire

Resort Data Processing Chooses Shift4 as Exclusive Payment Gateway Provider
Resort Data Processing (RDP), a veteran provider of property management software, has chosen payments industry pioneer Shift4 Corporation as the exclusive payment gateway provider for its upcoming releases of RDPWin Version 4, IRM.Net, and Mobile IRM for smartphones and tablets. MarketWire

Brandywine Homes to Begin Construction on 26-Unit Townhome Community on Anaheim Avenue in Costa Mesa
Brandywine Homes, a pioneer of infill development in Southern California, has acquired a 1.42-acre property in Costa Mesa and plans to build a 26-unit townhome community. Demolition of the existing 18-unit apartment complex and construction of the new townhomes will begin immediately MarketWire

Rand Capital Notes Rheonix, Inc. Patents and Funding
Rand Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: RAND), a business development company that provides capital and managerial expertise for small and medium-sized private companies, notes that its Ithaca, New York-based portfolio company, Rheonix, Inc., has received six new patents over the last nine months ( MarketWire

Rick T. Dillon Named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Century Aluminum
Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Rick T. Dillon as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Century. Prior to joining Century, Mr. Dillon served as Vice President of Finance - Surface Mining Group at Joy Global Inc., a publicly traded manufacturer of high-productivity mining solutions. Mr MarketWire

Prezi Wins Europas Award, Premier Recognition for Europe's Hottest Tech Startups
Prezi, the cloud-based presentation platform company that helps presenters connect more powerfully with their audiences, today announced that CEO Peter Arvai, CTO Péter Halácsy and Principal Artist Ádám Somlai-Fischer have won the coveted Europas award for "Best Startup Founder or Co-founders MarketWire

Child Care Insurance Professionals Announces Recognition as GDUSA 2014 Winner
Child Care Insurance Professionals, a Britton Gallagher subsidiary and a leader in providing childcare insurance, is excited to announce its recognition as a winner of the GDUSA awards. The American Web Design Awards by Graphic Design USA is a highly honorable design competition where thousands of websites and print advertising materials are submitted and selected to receive awards. MarketWire Acquires E-Commerce Software Company ShipStation® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS postage online to over 500,000 customers, today announced the acquisition of ShipStation®, based in Austin, Texas, which offers monthly subscription based e-commerce shipping software primarily under the brand names ShipStation® and Auctane®. MarketWire

McGuire Partners With Closing Time to Deliver a Better Customer Experience
McGuire Real Estate, an integral part of San Francisco bay area real estate since 1919, has chosen Closing Time ( to deliver the best experience to their buyers by helping them manage the dozens of tasks and deliverables of the home buying process MarketWire

Milken Institute Names Curtis S. Chin to Its Singapore-Based Asia Center
Mike Klowden, CEO of the Milken Institute, today announced the appointment of former U.S. Ambassador Curtis S. Chin, a business executive and public policy thought leader, as its first Asia Center Fellow MarketWire

Hot Rod City Las Vegas Will Be Shaken, Not Stirred This Summer With the James Bond Lotus Submarine Car Driven by Roger Moore in 1977's 'The Spy Who Loved Me'
Hot Rod City Las Vegas ( is going amphibious this summer with the arrival of the James Bond Lotus Esprit Submarine Car, driven in a classic chase scene on the Italian isle of Sardinia by Roger Moore in the 1977 film "The Spy Who Loved Me." MarketWire

Invitation to Star Bulk Transaction Conference Call and Webcast
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. ("Star Bulk" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SBLK) announced earlier today that it has entered into definitive agreements with entities affiliated with Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (the "Oaktree Investors") and Star Bulk's Non-Executive Chairman, Mr MarketWire

Three VoIP Fax Providers That Have Upgraded Faxing Technology in 2014
Technology continues to grow at a rapid pace and it is hard for businesses to always stay up to date with the latest and greatest technology or current trends. One form of office technology that has been overlooked by some and praised by others is the upgrades that have been made to faxing via VoIP fax providers MarketWire

Venga Global Publishes Informative Guide to Help Companies Successfully Prepare Training for Global HRIS Implementations
Venga Global, a world leader in translation services, today announced it is launching a guide to educate trainers and consultants on what a well-planned, well-executed training program for global HRIS implementation should look like. The guide, Preparing Training for Global HRIS Implementation, is available as a free download at MarketWire

Add Seafood to Your Family's Diet
(Family Features) The easiest way to get the family together for a meal is with a delicious, homemade dish with tasty ingredients, such as protein-packed shrimp. MarketWire

Del Taco Celebrates 50 Years of Serving Fresh Mexican and American Favorites
2014 marks the 50th anniversary of Del Taco, and to commemorate the milestone, Del Taco is offering its guests a variety of exciting promotions and "Throwback Classics Menu" items. MarketWire

New Orleans Restaurants Pay Tribute to 'Discovery' With Live Music, Drinks Downtown
Discover a classic pastime in the French Quarter with a lively "Global Day of Discovery" as one of the premier hotel bars in New Orleans gets set to host an evening of classic cocktails, live entertainment and complimentary appetizers. MarketWire

Luxury Weddings Created Perfectly at This 5-Star Hotel in Chandigarh
The most luxurious address, near Sector 17, for hosting a stylish and elegant wedding is the JW Marriott Chandigarh hotel. Besides being strategically located on the Dakshin Marg, this Chandigarh hotel has a 16,500 sq ft indoor and outdoor banqueting space MarketWire

Dyna Group International (DGIX.PK) Releases 1st Quarter 2014 Financials
Dyna Group International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DGIX) announced today sales for the 3 months ended March 31, 2014, increased $76,810 or 3.1% as compared to the 3 months ended March 31, 2013. This increase in sales is attributed mainly to an increase in internet sales. Net profits decreased $14,132 or 18.2% as compared to the 3 months ended March 31, 2013. MarketWire

Houston, Texas Airport Hotel Announces a New Chef
Fredrick L. Brown has been named the new executive chef of the Houston Marriott North, a top hotel near I-45 North in Houston. Brown took the reins of DEN. Drink Eat Network, the hotel's on-site restaurant, in March 2014. MarketWire

House Armed Services Committee Extends Failed Pentagon Test Program to 2017
According to the American Small Business League, the House Armed Services Committee, headed by Congressman Howard P. McKeon, has passed the 2015 National Defense Authorization Bill that includes an extension of a 25 year old Pentagon anti-small business test program. MarketWire

NXT-ID Announces Application for NASDAQ Capital Market Listing
NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, today announced that it has filed an application for listing on The NASDAQ Capital Market. Such listing is dependent on the Company meeting all of the necessary listing requirements of the NASDAQ. MarketWire

BRIC Language Extends Application Deadline for Popular Chinese Business and Language Course
China business has been a headline for years, with media coverage extending across the globe as people have watched China become an economic and political powerhouse. While markets have changed, and China's growth has slowed, it remains a global force and continues to offer opportunities to US businesses MarketWire

Introducing a New Portable Battery Operated Magnifier Offering Near, Distance and Intermediate Vision to People With Macular Degeneration and Other Low Vision Conditions
Enhanced Vision introduces the fully portable Acrobat HD-mini, an electronic magnifier with a unique flexible camera that can magnify images at any desired distance. True to its name, the Acrobat HD-mini offers a small compact design that's easily transported to any location MarketWire

Target Energy Provides Corporate Update
US-focused oil and gas producer Target Energy Limited ("Target") (OTCQX: TEXQY) (ASX: TEX) is pleased to provide the following corporate update. MarketWire

Kona Grill Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock
Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, today announced that it is offering to sell 2,000,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. In addition, selling stockholders are offering to sell an additional 300,000 shares in the offering MarketWire

BNP Paribas Global Prime Services Is a Top Rated Global Prime Broker in Global Custodian Prime Brokerage Survey
BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) announced that its Global Prime Services business was named a Top Rated Global Prime Broker in the 2014 Global Custodian Prime Brokerage Survey based on client scores. MarketWire

Urban Airship and the Mobile Marketing Association Showcase Beacon-Triggered App Engagement in Cannes Lions Festival App
Urban Airship, the global leader in Mobile Relationship Management, and the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) today announced a collaboration at the Cannes Lions Festival, using beacon technology and the festival's official iPhone app to deliver proximity-targeted messages and content to attendees near the Mobile Marketing Association's Mobile Center of Innovation. MarketWire

Travis Parry of Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce Achieves SIOR Designation
Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce congratulates Travis Parry, Senior Director of Industrial and Investment, for achieving the SIOR industrial designation, which is awarded by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®. SIOR is a Washington, D.C MarketWire

OSF Global Services Earns "Implementation Certification" in Demandware's LINK Partner Ecosystem
IT professional services provider OSF Global Services announced today it has earned Implementation Certification within Demandware's LINK Partner Ecosystem MarketWire

MatrixCare Partners With LabSoft
MatrixCare, the industry leading EHR for long-term care and senior living providers, has entered into a partnership agreement with LabSoft to leverage their lab integration engine to deliver lab and imaging data to MatrixCare EHR in real-time. This integration will help MatrixCare clients reduce errors and increase the efficiency of their clinical processes. MarketWire

Paradigm Oil and Gas: Monthly Revenue to Top 100k
Paradigm Oil and Gas, Inc. (OTC Pink: PDGO) (PINKSHEETS: PDGO), a leading service provider to the oil and gas industry with expanding operations in oil and gas production, today announced that monthly revenues would soon exceed 100 thousand dollars based on current levels of production and rising oil prices. MarketWire

BMO Global Asset Management Becomes Signatory of Principles for Responsible Investment
BMO Global Asset Management today announced that it has become a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment Initiative (UNPRI). MarketWire

Donald T. Benson Joins EmployerDirect Board of Directors
EmployerDirect, a leader in value-based healthcare that helps large, self-insured employers provide transparency for the quality and cost of their employees' planned medical procedures, is pleased to announce that Donald T. Benson has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Benson joins other directors including Thomas Johnston, Chief Executive Officer; Dr. Philip Sanger, Chief Medical Officer; Dr MarketWire

Welocalize to Present at the 17th Annual European Association for Machine Translation Conference
Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, will share industry insight and expertise at the 17th Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT) taking place in Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 16 - 18, 2014. MarketWire

Tech Tips for Summer Travel Abroad
(Family Features) Whether you're seeking the view from the London Eye, the thrill of zip-lining in Belize or the taste of an icy cold gelato in the streets of Rome -- summer adventure is calling. MarketWire

Sweet Tips for a Fabulous 4th of July
(Family Features) It's easy to throw a 4th of July party that looks like you worked on it for weeks, even if you just started the planning process. MarketWire

Nimbo LLC Signs Partnership Agreement with Auto Knight Motor Club
iGen Networks Corporation (OTCQB: IGEN) today announced that its recently acquired wholly owned subsidiary, Nimbo LLC, has signed a partnership agreement with Auto Knight Motor Club (AKMC), a subsidiary of Fortegra Financial (NYSE: FRF), one of the industry leaders in 24-hour roadside emergency services MarketWire

Equian Acquires AfterMath Claim Science Enhancing Payment Integrity Solutions
Equian completed the acquisition of AfterMath Claim Science, Inc. effective June 16, 2014. The transaction builds upon Equian's commitment to the payment integrity market and accelerates Equian's strategy of expanding capabilities through advanced data mining and analytics. MarketWire

Unexpected Summertime Toppings for Your Oatmeal
(Family Features) If you think of oatmeal as old fashioned, it's time to think again. Whole grain oats are one of the most versatile breakfast staples and provide a perfect blank slate for this summer's seasonal ingredients MarketWire

SmartMetric to Present at the National Investment Banking Association Conference This Tuesday, 17th June in New York City
SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) This coming Tuesday 17th, June SmartMetric, will be presenting the company to investment bankers from accross the United States at the National Investment Banking Association, NIBA conference being held in New York City MarketWire

CGT Announces Kimberly-Clark's Clive Sirkin 2014 CMO of the Year
Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) presented its first-ever CMO of the Year award to Clive Sirkin, Chief Marketing Officer, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, during a special awards ceremony on June 10th at the 2014 Consumer Goods Sales & Marketing Summit in New York City. MarketWire

Solarflare to Speak at Cloud World Forum 2014
Solarflare, the leader in application-intelligent 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) networking software and hardware, today announced that Martin Porter, Vice President, UK Engineering, will be speaking at the Cloud World Forum on June 17, 2014 MarketWire

Fifty Percent of U.S. Broadband Households Will Have at Least One Smart Home Device by 2020, According to Parks Associates
Tom Kerber, Director of Home Controls & Energy Research at Parks Associates, will host the analyst breakfast briefing "The Evolution of the Smart Home" and chair the session "The Smart Home" during the Internet of Things World, June 17-18, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza in Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, USA. MarketWire

Vertical Communications Names David Krietzberg Chief Financial Officer
Vertical Communications®, a leading provider of business communications software and solutions, announced that David Krietzberg has been named the company's chief financial officer MarketWire

New Take the Interview White Paper Gives Companies the Weapons They Need to Win the War for Talent
If a company doesn't inject innovative approaches, such as brand advocacy and recruiters-as-project-managers into their talent acquisition strategy, then they're losing out, says social recruiting expert, Bill Boorman MarketWire

Learfield Sports to Acquire Licensing Resource Group (LRG)
Learfield Sports announced today that it has entered an agreement to acquire Licensing Resource Group (LRG), adding an array of licensing, merchandising and brand marketing services to its portfolio of college businesses. MarketWire

SEI Named Best Outsourcing Provider by Financial Technologies Forum
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced that it received the 2014 Financial Technologies Forum News Innovation award for "Best Outsourcing Provider MarketWire

Senior Care Solutions by Oakwood Provides Valuable Resources to Seniors and Families
When people need legal counsel and expert advice, they typically seek attorneys in specialized practice areas related to their concerns MarketWire

Quaterra Resources Inc. Announces that Freeport-McMoran Nevada LLC Signs Agreement With Quaterra to Earn Interest in Singatse Peak Services LLC, Holder of Yerington Project
Quaterra Resources Inc. ("Quaterra" or the "Company")(TSX VENTURE: QTA)(OTCQX: QTRRF) and its subsidiaries Quaterra Alaska Inc MarketWire

Solvista Appoints New President and CEO
Solvista Gold Corporation ("Solvista" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: SVV)(OTCQX: SVVZF) announces that effective today Miller O'Prey has resigned as President and CEO of the Company to pursue other interests. Mr. O'Prey will remain as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company. Bruce Durham, P MarketWire

Amazonas Florestal Fulfills Initial Order for Strategic Partner Trackwork Ltd.
Amazonas Florestal, Ltd. (PINKSHEETS: AZFL) ("Amazonas" or "Company"), a diversified forest management company generating profit through innovative, sustainable forest management, is excited to announce that it recently delivered 185,787m3 of piquia sleepers (railroad ties) for use in the fulfillment of a standing $2,650,000 purchase order for Trackwork Ltd MarketWire

Eyes on the Go Hits a Record 9.8 Million Visitors in May, With Over 24 Million Page Views
Eyes on the Go, Inc. (OTCQB: AXCG) ("Eyes"), a virtual broadcasting company with a proprietary video streaming network providing live and recorded content from top New York City nightlife venues, released today that total internet traffic across all web properties totaled over 9.8 million visitors in May MarketWire

Brazil Minerals, Inc. Plans to Substantially Increase Revenues With Proprietary Facility for Cutting and Polishing Diamonds
Brazil Minerals, Inc. (OTCQB: BMIX) (the "Company" or "BMIX"), a U.S. holding company with revenues from diamonds and gold, announced today that it has built a proprietary facility in Brazil for cutting and polishing diamonds mined by its subsidiary, Mineração Duas Barras Ltda ("Duas Barras") MarketWire

CEO Buck French of Fantex Brokerage Services to Be Interviewed LIVE on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio - June 17, 2014
Fantex announced today that Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Buck French will be interviewed live tomorrow morning by host Michael Yorba on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio's The Traders Network Show. In this 2-segment exclusive interview, Mr. French will speak about the Company's 2014 objectives and provide an in-depth look into the CEO behind this company's success. MarketWire

Rio Alto Secures USD$70 Million Financing
Rio Alto Mining Limited ("Rio Alto" or the "Company") (TSX: RIO)(LMA: RIO)(NYSE: RIOM)(DB Frankfurt: MS2) is pleased to announce it has obtained a commitment letter from Banco de Credito del Peru that provides for a financing for aggregate proceeds of USD$70 million. MarketWire

CAMAC Energy Spuds Oyo-8 Development Well Offshore Nigeria
CAMAC Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: CAK) announced today that the Oyo-8 development well was spudded on June 15, 2014. The Oyo-8 well is located offshore Nigeria in OML 120, where CAMAC Energy is the operator and owns a 100% working interest. This development well lies within the Oyo field, which was one of the first deepwater oil discoveries made in Nigeria MarketWire

Nutroganics (NUTT) Files With OTC Markets to Remove Stop Sign
Nutroganics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NUTT) ("Nutroganics") announced today that it has filed certain limited information with OTC Markets consistent with the OTC Pink® Basic Disclosure Guidelines. MarketWire

Nitro Petroleum-News Release: Update for June 2014
Nitro Petroleum Inc. (OTCBB: NTRO) announces that we are in the final stages of foreclosure on working interest partners that have not paid their pro-rata shares of monthly costs to operate wells. Once this foreclosure has been completed, it should increase Nitro Petroleum's monthly cash flow by $15,000.00 per month. We will keep you posted once this process is completed. MarketWire

SK3 Group Announces Sales of New Product T-Hydrocan(TM) CBD 10/5
SK3 Group, Inc. (OTC Pink: SKTO) (PINKSHEETS: SKTO) ("the Company") is pleased to announce that the first bottles of its new medicinal cannabis product, T-Hydrocan™ CBD 10/5, is now available from, and will soon be available from collectives that carry the Company's YAK Edibles line of medical marijuana products MarketWire

iHookup Social Confirms Launch of First National Television
iHookup Social, Inc. (OTCQB: HKUP), a mobile application positioned at the intersection of dating, social media and location based connections, is pleased to announce that starting today, the Company will begin the rollout of a national advertising campaign for the iHookup Social application (app.) MarketWire

Cubed Inc. Critical to Successful Korean Mayoral Campaign
Cubed, Inc. (OTCQB: CRPT), the first 3D mobile display cube application connecting individuals, groups, and businesses, is pleased to announce that the Cube was utilized to provide multimedia communications support to the winning campaign of Mayor Ki-dong Kim of Kwangjin-gu District, Seoul MarketWire

Privileged World Travel Club, Inc. Updates Shareholders of New Corporate Strategy and Direction
The Board of Directors and management of Privileged World Travel Club, Inc. (OTCBB: PVCL) (OTC Pink: PVCL) (PINKSHEETS: PVCL) announced today that they started negotiations for acquisitions of 2 companies in the United States and 3 companies in China that will complement the requirement needed to start receiving tourists from China in the next 3 months. MarketWire

Quasar Executes Definitive Agreement With a Hydroponic Grow Store
Quasar Aerospace Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink: QASP) (PINKSHEETS: QASP) ("Quasar" or "the Company") is thrilled to announce that the Definitive Agreement on the acquisition of a premier Colorado hydroponic and scientific grow supply store has been fully executed MarketWire

Latteno Moves MMJ Initiative Forward: Signs Joint Venture With Grow Farm Developer in Peyton, CO
Latteno Food Corp. (OTC Pink: LATF) (PINKSHEETS: LATF) is pleased to announce the signing of a comprehensive Joint Venture Agreement with a Denver based third party grower to begin production on a 35 acre farm in Peyton CO. The farm is production ready; equipped with the latest state-of-the art LED lighting and advanced hydroponics systems designed to maximize production yields MarketWire

InterCore's DADS(TM) Alertness System May Have Prevented Walmart Accident
InterCore, Inc. (OTCQB: ICOR) -- "The horrific nature of the accident last week, in which a Walmart tractor-trailer was involved in a multi-vehicle accident that killed one man and left four others injured, including actor/comedian Tracy Morgan, highlights the risks we take daily on our highways," said James F. Groelinger, CEO of InterCore, Inc MarketWire

PetVivo Holdings Provides Update on Kush(TM) Study Results
PetVivo Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: PETV), an emerging biomedical device company focused on the licensing and commercialization of innovative medical devices for pets, or pet therapeutics, is pleased to provide an update on the Kush study results for treating animal osteoarthritis. MarketWire

MMR Announces 13 Health Information Technology Patents -- Portfolio Includes Claims for Sharing of Medical Records With Multiple Providers
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCQB: MMRF), through its wholly owned subsidiary MyMedicalRecords, Inc. (collectively, "MMR"), today announced that it will receive U.S. Patent No. 8,768,725 (the '725 Patent) from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The '725 patent includes claims directed to the sharing of records with a second healthcare provider to better manage and facilitate second opinions MarketWire

Star Bulk and Oceanbulk Agree to Create the Largest U.S. Listed Dry Bulk Company
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. ("Star Bulk" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SBLK) announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements with entities affiliated with Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (the "Oaktree Investors") and Star Bulk's Non-Executive Chairman, Mr MarketWire

CannLabs Appoints Business and Technology Advisory Board
CannLabs, Inc. (OTCQB: SDSPD), a leader in cannabis innovation, science and technology, has named Jon Merriman and Carl Banzhof to its newly formed Business and Technology Advisory Board. The board provides the CannLabs management team advice and guidance on best practices across a number of business and technology related areas MarketWire

ECDC Opens StudentConnect Advertising Platform to Businesses
East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCQB: ECDC), today announced that it has launched and opened to the public and businesses, a web based advertising platform for StudentConnect Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary. MarketWire

Kirusa Partners With Perform to Bring Exclusive Soccer News From Brazil
#Kirusa, the leader in voice messaging and social media mobile apps in emerging markets, announced today the launch of new exclusive #soccerupdates from #Brazil, as a part of Kirusa's #SportsConnect offering, in partnership with, the world's largest digital football brand that reaches more than 52 million fans per month. MarketWire

AMD Announces Extension of Tender Offer for Its 8.125% Notes and Related Consent Payment Deadline
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that in connection with its previously announced tender offer (the "Tender Offer") and consent solicitation (the "Consent Solicitation") with respect to any and all of its outstanding 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 (the "8.125% Notes"), each commencing on June 2, 2014, AMD has extended the deadline by which holders of the 8 MarketWire

Spark Resistant Industrial Air Hoists Reduce the Threat of Industrial Explosion From Dust or Gases -- WVSN Reports
Industrial explosion is a calamity that can cost millions of dollars for industrial property owners and enormous liability from loss of human life. Perilous volatile industrial environments are a reality in today's industrial workplace that requires special equipment to help eliminate a catastrophic explosion. Recently Harrington Hoists, Inc MarketWire

Systema Software Implements SIMS Claims at PG&E
Systema Software, a leading provider of claims administration software and services to the insurance industry, today announced it worked closely with Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to successfully implement SIMS Claims™. PG&E is now using SIMS Claims to manage its workers' compensation claims. MarketWire

Spark Networks Reschedules Stockholder Meeting to Allow Additional Time for Discussions With Certain Stockholders
Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV) (the "Company" or "Spark"), a leader in creating niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") has rescheduled the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") to be held on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 2:00 P.M MarketWire

STEALTHbits Extends Relationship With Oxford Computer Group Into the Benelux Region
STEALTHbits Technologies Inc., leading supplier of Data Access Governance solutions for Unstructured Data and Microsoft infrastructure management solutions, today announced an extension to their partnership with Oxford Computer Group (OCG) to include the Benelux Region. MarketWire

Blue Line Protection Group Featured in "The Denver Post" Cover Story
Blue Line Protection Group, Inc. (OTCBB: EGRVD) (OTCQB: EGRVD), a leading provider of protection, financial and compliance services to the legal cannabis industry, today announced the Company was featured on the front page of The Denver Post on Sunday, June 15th in the article, "Reluctance of banks leaves pot shops looking for secure practices." MarketWire

Oracle Introduces Oracle Health Sciences Data Management Workbench to Aggregate, Reconcile and Transform Disparate Sources of Clinical Trial Data
Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) MarketWire

DigitalTown With the NIAAA to Collaborate on a 60 High School Program With Its Community Domains
DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCQB: DGTW) today announced it has agreed with the NIAAA (The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association) on perpetual usage rights on a broad range of issues with its 22,000+ community domain portfolio. MarketWire

Spindle and Acculynk Sign Distribution Agreement
Spindle, Inc., (OTCQB: SPDL), a leading provider of mobile commerce solutions, announced it has signed a strategic agreement with Acculynk, a provider of software-based authentication services for debit cards, to provide merchant aggregation and payment services to US SMB merchants MarketWire

Stevia First Corp. Accelerates Commercialization With Launch of SF Pure
Stevia First Corp MarketWire

La Frontera Community Solutions Contracts With AudioEye in Launch of Behavioral Health Technology Solutions
AudioEye®, Inc MarketWire

Axxess Pharma Expands Global Sales With Initial Purchase Order From Australian Distributor Hardcore Beverages
Axxess Pharma Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AXXE) a specialty pharmaceutical and nutritional supplements company is pleased to announce through its wholly-owned subsidiary, AllStar Health Brands Inc., that they have received their first purchase order from Australian distributor Hardcore Beverages MarketWire

Grupo Gallegos Creative Team to Compete in Cannes Young Lions 2014
Grupo Gallegos, a creatively driven independent advertising agency, is pleased to announce that Graham Davis, junior copywriter, and Annick Hernandez, junior graphic designer, will be competing in the Cannes Young Lions competition this month. MarketWire

Overland Storage(R) Wins Tape-Based Product of the Year at 2014 Storage Awards
Overland Storage, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVRL), a trusted global provider of unified data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced that its NEO 8000e Tape Library was named 'Product of the Year' in the Tape-Based category at the 2014 Storage Awards held in London MarketWire

Flamel Technologies Receives Class 1 Response Designation for Second NDA
Flamel Technologies (NASDAQ: FLML) today announced today that it has received a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date of August 6, 2014 from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its second New Drug Application (NDA). This is Flamel's second NDA for an Unapproved Marketed Drug (UMD). The Company had received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) to its NDA on its April 28, 2014 MarketWire

Corbus Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2014 BIO International Convention
Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc., an emerging drug development company focused on the development and commercialization of its lead product candidate, Resunab™, for the treatment of rare ("orphan") life-threatening inflammatory diseases, announced today that Yuval Cohen, Ph.D MarketWire

Cellceutix Clinical Trial of Anti-Cancer Drug Kevetrin Entering Eighth Cohort

Black Lotus Communications Launches New Scrubbing Centers in Virginia and Amsterdam
Black Lotus Communications, a provider of availability security and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) protection, today announced that two new network traffic scrubbing centers in Ashburn, Virginia and Amsterdam, Netherlands are now live MarketWire

Space-Time Insight Announces 5.0 Release of Situational Intelligence Software
Space-Time Insight, the leading provider of next-generation situational intelligence solutions, today introduced SI Suite 5.0, a major new version of its breakthrough real-time visual analytics software. SI Suite 5 MarketWire

One-Hour Grocery Delivery Service Instacart Raises $44M Series B Round Led by Andreessen Horowitz
Instacart (, the only service that can deliver groceries from multiple local stores within an hour, announced today that is has completed a $44M Series B financing round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Existing investors Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures and Canaan Partners also participated in the round MarketWire

New Cypress $4 PSoC 4 Prototyping Kit Streamlines Upgrades of Legacy MCU Designs to 32-Bit ARM Performance
Embedded system design engineers looking to upgrade their 8- and 16-bit legacy designs to a 32-bit ARM CPU can do so for less than a pack of AA batteries, thanks to a new PSoC® 4 prototyping kit from Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) MarketWire

Tintri Named Top Workplace in the San Francisco Bay Area
Tintri, the leading producer of smart storage for virtualization and cloud environments, is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a Top Workplace in the San Francisco Bay Area according to a survey published on June 15th by the Bay Area Newspaper Group, which includes the Contra Costa Times,, the Oakland Tribune and the San Jose Mercury News. MarketWire Announces Redesigned iOS App, Enabling Billions of People to Learn Business, Technology and Creative Skills on the Go, a leading online learning company, today announced the release of its iOS 7 mobile application, enabling billions of people to watch thousands of courses teaching business, technology and creative skills, anytime, anywhere MarketWire

Former GNC Executive Joins 4moms as Chief Administrative Officer
4moms, a special-purpose robotics company that makes high tech baby gear, announced today that Mike Nuzzo has been appointed Chief Administrative Officer and EVP of Business Development. As the former CFO for GNC, Nuzzo brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role at 4moms where he will be taking a leadership role on the senior team helping the company manage its ongoing dramatic growth. MarketWire

Workday Named #1 Top Workplace in the Bay Area for the Fourth Consecutive Year by the Bay Area News Group
Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance, today announced that it was ranked #1 for large companies on the annual list of the Bay Area News Group's Top Workplaces. This year's recognition marks the fourth consecutive year Workday has been ranked #1 on the list. MarketWire

BizAuctions -- Shareholder Update
BizAuctions, (OTC Pink: BZCN) (PINKSHEETS: BZCN), The Company has just recently posted its financial statements for the calendar year-end of December 31, 2013, and the first quarter of this calendar year, March 31, 2014 on the OTC-Pink Sheet Markets for its shareholders and investment community at large. MarketWire

Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza Opening 25th Restaurant With Number 60 Set to Open in December
Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza, the largest and fastest growing build-your-own artisanal pizza chain, today announced that its 25th restaurant is set to open next month in Mission Viejo, CA, and its 60th restaurant is scheduled to open in New Orleans, LA in December MarketWire

Green Innovations Appoints New CFO; Promotes Veteran Paper Industry Exec Sugiarto "Awie" Kardiman
Green Innovations Ltd. (OTCQB: GNIN) (OTCBB: GNIN) today announced it has promoted its Controller, Sugiarto "Awie" Kardiman, to chief financial officer. MarketWire

AeroGrow to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results on June 30, 2014
AeroGrow International, Inc. (OTCQB: AERO) ("AeroGrow" or the "Company"), makers of the AeroGarden® line of indoor gardening products, will announce financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended March 31, 2014 on Monday, June 30, 2014, immediately following the closing of regular stock market trading hours. The Company will hold a conference call at 5:00 p.m MarketWire

Bluescape(TM) Partners With JB&A to Distribute Visual Collaboration Platform
Bluescape, the cloud-based visual collaboration platform provider, announced a new partnership with JB&A the leader in digital media and audio video technology. JB&A's reseller network will deliver Bluescape's solutions throughout the U.S. to further expand Bluescape's premier SaaS multi-site platform MarketWire

Zephyr Real Estate Awards Meritus Scholarship to Allen Huang
Zephyr Real Estate, a long-time supporter of the Meritus College Fund, awarded a four-year scholarship to Allen Huang at the 18th Annual Meritus Awards Reception last week. The scholarship is valued at $16,000, 100% of which goes directly to the student. MarketWire

Washington's Bonneville Power Begins Construction on Central Ferry-Lower Monumental Transmission Line, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Bonneville Power Administration (Vancouver, Washington) has resumed work on its 500-kilovolt (kV) Central Ferry - Lower Monumental Transmission Line in Washington after a three-year delay. MarketWire

U.S. West Coast Shines With More Than $276 Billion in Active Projects, With Hydropower, Oil and Gas Leading, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The U.S. West Coast region is boiling over with project activity, especially from the Power, Oil and Gas industries. The region includes the states of California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Hawaii MarketWire

Hamilton Thorne Introduces Comprehensive Suite of Service and Support Offerings
Hamilton Thorne Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: HTL), a leading provider of precision laser devices and advanced image analysis systems for the fertility, stem cell and developmental biology research markets, today announced the introduction of a comprehensive suite of service plans, preventive maintenance and training offerings to support its hardware and software products. MarketWire

Hamilton Thorne Engages Investor Relations Firm
Hamilton Thorne Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: HTL), a leading provider of precision laser devices and advanced image analysis systems for the fertility, stem cell and developmental biology research markets, today announced that it has engaged Investor Cubed Inc. ("Investor Cubed") to provide investor relations services MarketWire

Emerge.MD and Avizia to Demonstrate Integrated Telestroke Solution at Comprehensive Stroke Care Business Summit
Emerge.MD, the only telehealth platform that can connect all the people, processes and technology in virtual care, and Avizia, a leading telemedicine technology provider, today announced representatives from both companies will demonstrate their integrated telestroke solution at the Comprehensive Stroke Care Business Summit, June 17-18 in Chicago. MarketWire

CeraTech Advances Leadership in Concrete Sustainability
CeraTech, the industry's leading producer of durable, high performance, and lowest carbon cement for concrete, announced today it has joined Architecture 2030's "The 2030 Challenge for Products" initiative. The 2030 Challenge is heavily focused on carbon reduction in the built environment through reduced use of fossil fuels MarketWire

The Institute of Biomedical Research Corp.(MRES.PK) to Take Over Montenegro's National Testing and Research Institution "Center for Ecological Studies"
The Institute of Biomedical Research Corp. (OTC Pink: MRES) (PINKSHEETS: MRES) announced today that it is in the final stages of negotiations with the Government of Montenegro to take over the "Center for Ecological Studies", the largest national scientific and analytical institution and the only one of its kind in the Balkans Peninsula MarketWire

Safeway Inc. Announces Settlement of Certain Actions in Connection With the Proposed Merger
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) ("Safeway") today announced its entry into a memorandum of understanding to settle the consolidated class action pending in the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware filed on behalf of alleged Safeway stockholders against Safeway in connection with Safeway's proposed merger with an affiliate of AB Acquisition LLC. MarketWire

Tumbleweed Holdings, Inc. Adds Members to Its Advisory Board
Tumbleweed Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: DCDC) is pleased to announce the additions of Walt Gall, Ph.D and Guy Ironi to our Advisory Board. MarketWire

Ametherm Introduces New NTC Surface-Mount Thermistors in 0805, 1005, and 1206 Case Sizes
Ametherm today introduced a new series of NTC surface-mount thermistors for high-accuracy temperature measurement. Recently acquired from RTI Electronics, Inc., KR series devices offer a wide range of resistance values and fast thermal response times in standard EIA 0805, 1005, and 1206 case sizes. MarketWire

Interactive Data's BondEdge(R) Clients Now Have Access to NASDAQ(R) Global Index Family
Interactive Data's BondEdge Solutions, a provider of high-quality cross-asset portfolio management and risk analytics solutions, and the NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ), today announced that BondEdge clients can now have access to the NASDAQ Global Index Family(SM). MarketWire

Veltex Corporation Retains American Stock Transfer & Trust Company as Transfer Agent
Veltex Corporation ("Veltex") (OTC Pink: VLXC) (PINKSHEETS: VLXC) is pleased to announce the retention of the American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC ("AST") as transfer agent for Veltex replacing the Illinois Stock Transfer Company which will be closing all operations effective on or about June 23, 2014. MarketWire

Beautiful Me iOS App Enables Instant In-Depth Skin Analysis
Beautiful Me, a new mobile app that enables instant detection of a user's skin profile, is launching today exclusively for iOS devices. The app applies patented big data technology to conduct a skin analysis of a user's Facebook photos to measure changes in facial features, makeup, aging and hair to help them better understand their own skin and suggest the best products for users to purchase. MarketWire

Veltex Corporation - Shareholder Update
Veltex Corporation (PINKSHEETS: VLXC) (OTC Pink: VLXC) Veltex Corporation ("Veltex") announced today that accounting practices for the corporation will shift to a cash basis taxpayer reporting platform under generally accepted accounting principles. MarketWire

Brookfield Property Partners Commences Normal Course Issuer Bid
Brookfield Property Partners L.P. ("BPY") (NYSE: BPY) (TSX: BPY.UN) announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange accepted a notice filed by BPY of its intention to commence a normal course issuer bid for a one-year period. BPY stated that at times its limited partnership units trade in price ranges that do not fully reflect their value MarketWire

Broad Insurance Group Announces Acquisition of Hartselle Insurance
Broad Insurance Group (BIG) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Art Hartselle Agency Inc., a Seminole, Fla. based commercial and personal lines P&C agency. Hartselle Insurance is a popular regional agency and will continue to operate with its current staff out of its Seminole location MarketWire

Google Glass Is Now Part of the drchrono Platform, Creating the First Wearable Health Record
drchrono Inc., the creator of a free Electronic Health Record (EHR) platform on the iPad, iPhone and cloud, today announced it has integrated Google Glass into its EHR platform to build the first Wearable Health Record (WHR), creating a total mobile wearable medical experience for physicians. MarketWire

Omni-Channel Customer Experience Expected; Hard to Find in Financial Services Industry
Good News: 97% of large financial services organizations say Customer Experience Management is important Bad News: Customer expectations outdistance the current reality of service provided by financial services organizations by as much as 2:1 Good News: 98% of financial services companies indicate comprehensive Customer Experience Management pays big dividends Avaya Inc MarketWire

Inspire Community to Surpass Milestone of 500,000 Members
Inspire, the social network for health, is about to reach the 500,000 member milestone. MarketWire

Quebec Remains Best Province to Be an Animal Abuser
Quebec, Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, and Saskatchewan are the best provinces and territories in Canada to be an animal abuser, according to a new report released today by the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) MarketWire

Core-Mark to Webcast Presentation From Jefferies 2014 Global Consumer Conference
Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: CORE), one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America, announced today that it will webcast its presentation from the Jefferies 2014 Global Consumer Conference on Thursday, June 19, 2014 beginning at 1:30 p.m. Eastern time. MarketWire

Sophie Paris Chooses K2 to Streamline Enterprise-Wide Business Processes
Following a rigorous product selection processes, Sophie Paris has selected K2 as the company's business process management platform. MarketWire

SyTech and Emerson Team Up to Provide a Broader Understanding of Control System Alarm Activity
SyTech Inc., a provider of automated report generation and data analysis software, today introduced XLReporter for the DeltaV™ Distributed Control System (DCS) MarketWire

RapidMiner Appoints Mark Baltier as CFO
Pioneering predictive analytics leader RapidMiner today announced it has appointed Mark Baltier as chief financial officer. Baltier brings nearly three decades of experience and will be responsible for overseeing the financial and contract administration functions at RapidMiner MarketWire

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and iCrossing Win IAC Awards for Outstanding Website and Mobile Application
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBST), a leader in healthcare insurance for over 65 years, and iCrossing, its digital marketing agency, announced they won two 2014 IAC (Internet Advertising Competition) Awards for "Outstanding Website" and "Outstanding Mobile Application." MarketWire

Master Lock Offers Tips for Summer Home Safety
Home is where the heart is, and also, where the people and possessions most important to consumers reside. Yet, nearly half of North Americans (44 percent) don't take any security precautions other than locking their windows and doors to keep these items safe MarketWire

Doyle Security Systems, Inc. Sees Productivity and Expense Control Improvements With Mobile Sales Solution on Tablets
Mi-Corporation, the Mobile Information Corporation, today announced that Doyle Security Systems, Inc. continues to realize improved expense control and significant productivity gains following the first four months using its new digital sales order entry system. Mi-Co also awarded Doyle Security Systems, Inc MarketWire

VSR Industries Supplies 1,000 Slot Bases for Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casino Floor Remodel
In the competitive world of Las Vegas Casinos, an aging casino floor won't keep players coming back for long. It is common practice for properties to refresh their gaming floors every few years, to continually provide a fresh, enjoyable experience for their patrons. One of the key components of any slot floor remodel are the games themselves MarketWire

Hawesko Holding AG annual general shareholders' meeting: business performance within expectations
HAWESKO Holding AG /Hawesko Holding AG annual general shareholders' meeting: business performance within expectations . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Core shareholding in BB Biotech's portfolio reports very promising data on the R&D front
BB BIOTECH AG /Core shareholding in BB Biotech's portfolio reports very promising data on the R&D front . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Veidekke ASA: To build new premises for the Storting
Veidekke Entreprenør AS has entered into a contract with the Storting to build new office premises for the Storting in Prinsens gate 26, as well as a new post and goods reception facility beneath Wessels plass. The value of the contract is NOK 372 million excluding VAT. GlobeNewswire

ING announces indicative offer price range and offer size for IPO of NN Group

STMicroelectronics Hails Success of Advanced Single-Chip Integration in New Wireless Modules from SenseAnywhere
Tiny single-chip balun, together with ultra-efficient sensor and memory, helps boost performance and shrink dimensions of new AiroSensor and AssetSensor active-RFID modules from SenseAnywhere GlobeNewswire

Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Corporation Acquires Whale

Antti Jääskeläinen, CDO and SVP, Supply Chain and Global Operations, to pursue new challenges outside Amer Sports
Amer Sports Corporation                           STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASEJune 16, 2014 at 3:00 pm GlobeNewswire

Improving Anttila's profitability

News Release: AkzoNobel begins restoration of Dutch Royal Barge
June 16, 2014 GlobeNewswire

Metso's automation and flow control technology for the sulfur plant at Neste Oil's Porvoo refinery in Finland
Metso Corporation's press release on June 16, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. EET GlobeNewswire

Netherlands public radio signs six-year services deal with Ericsson

Ikanos to Present at TNO DSL Seminar 2014
Ikanos Communications, Inc., a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software solutions for the digital home, today announced that Massimo Sorbara, Ikanos Sr. Director of Technical Standards, will speak at the TNO DSL Seminar 2014 MarketWire

Hitachi CTA Delivers Massive MME/SGSN Scalability for Mobile Operators
Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. (Hitachi CTA) announced its massively scalable virtual MME/SGSN, as a virtualized network function (VNF), successfully integrated with Juniper Networks' Contrail SDN/NFV controller. MarketWire

Valmet to supply part of a pulp mill capacity upgrade at Portucel Soporcel's Cacia mill in Portugal
Valmet Corporation's press release on June 16, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. EET GlobeNewswire

If P&C Insurance Company completed the cooperation procedure
SAMPO PLC           STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE16 June 2014 at 10.00 am GlobeNewswire

DEN Networks Selects STMicroelectronics to Broaden Market Access to HD Zappers and Grow Subscriber Base
ST's highly-integrated, secure, and optimized HD cable chipset allows DEN to deliver great user experience in entry-level set-top boxes GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom grants President and CEO Marco Levi retention shares as part of long-term incentive plan
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE June 16, 2014 at 9.30 EET GlobeNewswire

Xcite Energy Limited: US$140 Million Raised Through Issue of Senior Secured Bond and Issue of New Shares
Xcite Energy Limited ("Xcite Energy" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: XEL) (LSE: XEL) (AIM: XEL) MarketWire

Neste Oil to change its organization and the composition of the Neste Executive Board
Neste Oil CorporationStock Exchange Release16 June 2014 at 9 a.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

SeaBird Exploration Plc : EAGE Conference and Exhibition Presentation 2014
16 June 2014, Limassol, Cyprus GlobeNewswire

Sobi to review preclinical data to potentially add future haemophilia A candidate to collaboration agreement with Biogen Idec
On Friday, 13 June, Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB's (publ) (Sobi) received a data package from Biogen Idec regarding a preclinical Hemophilia A program based on Amunix's proprietary XTEN technology. Amunix and Biogen Idec signed a worldwide license agreement in April 2014 GlobeNewswire

Novartis Holly Springs facility becomes first US pandemic-ready site licensed by the FDA to produce cell-culture influenza vaccines
Novartis International AG /Novartis Holly Springs facility becomes first US pandemic-ready site licensed by the FDA to produce cell-culture influenza vaccines . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Selexipag meets primary endpoint in pivotal Phase III GRIPHON outcome study in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Selexipag meets primary endpoint in pivotal Phase III GRIPHON outcome study in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Medtronic to Acquire Covidien for $42.9 billion in Cash and Stock

Actelion to host Conference Call / Audiocast on the positive GRIPHON Study Results
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Actelion to host Conference Call / Audiocast on the positive GRIPHON Study Results . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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