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Cummins Inc. Declares Quarterly Common Stock Dividend
COLUMBUS, IN--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - The Board of Directors of Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today declared a quarterly common stock cash dividend of 78 cents per share, payable on December 1, 2014 to shareholders of record on November 20, 2014. MarketWire

CES Synergies' Subsidiary Cross Environmental Services, Inc. Receives Purchase Order From Plaquemines Parish Government
CRYSTAL SPRINGS, FL--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - CES Synergies, Inc. (OTCQB: CESX) announces that its subsidiary, Cross Environmental Services, Inc. (CES), has received a purchase order and has begun environmental remediation for three local government buildings in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. The work is expected to be completed in 90 days.  MarketWire

Thunderbird Resorts Inc.: September 2014 Revenue Report
Thunderbird Resorts Inc. ("Thunderbird" or "Group") (EURONEXT: TBIRD) (FRANKFURT: 4TR) reports the following revenues for September 2014. For a more detailed analysis of September 2014 revenue, please visit www.thunderbirdresorts.com and click on "September 2014 Revenue Report - Analysis" located on the home page under "News and Releases." MarketWire

Millions of Californians Face Critical Health Care Choices During Fall Open Enrollment
WHAT: A press briefing for the California Office of the Patient Advocate's (OPA) update of the California Health Care Quality Report Cards. Reporters who join the conference call will gain insight on how to analyze the online report cards for performance results of interest to their local audiences MarketWire

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend on Its 8.00% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares; 8.00% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares; 8.00% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares
Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has declared: MarketWire

Payvision Partners With ControlScan
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Guru of Joy Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to Visit Chicago Oct 23-25
His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, a global humanitarian and founder of the Art of Living Foundation, will visit Chicago October 23-25, 2014. A world peace leader and a happiness expert, Sri Sri's visit marks a unique opportunity for Chicagoans to take the Art of Living Happiness Program and learn meditation to gain deep insights into managing one's mind and emotions and live a truly happy life. MarketWire

Toshiba's VIPedge Cloud-based Business Telephone Solution Now Eligible for E-Rate Program
Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division (Toshiba -- www.telecom.toshiba.com) today announced that its VIPedge® cloud-based business telephone solution is now eligible for the national E-Rate Program. Providing $2 MarketWire

AmbiCom Holdings Gets Exclusive Agent Agreement Signed by Partner in India
AmbiCom Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: ABHI), a leading designer and developer of innovative wireless hardware and tuning software products targeting the healthcare market and optimizing complex IT environments with more than one million devices sold worldwide, today announced that it has appointed an Exclusive Sales Agent to represent the Veloxum product line in India. MarketWire

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Operating Results
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMCF) (the "Company") today reported its operating results for the second quarter and first half of FY2015 (the three and six months ended August 31, 2014). The Company franchises and operates gourmet chocolate and confection stores and manufactures an extensive line of premium chocolates and other confectionery products MarketWire

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited Declares Dividend on Its 8.00% Series B and 8.875% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited ("TEN") (NYSE: TNP), a leading crude, product, and LNG tanker operator, today announced that its Board of Directors declared regular quarterly cash dividends of $0.50 per share for its 8.00% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares (the "Series B Preferred Shares") (NYSE: TNPPRB) and $0.5547 per share for its 8 MarketWire

Outsell and Saatchi & Saatchi's Toyota Corolla Marketing Campaign Wins 2014 Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award
Outsell (www.outsell.com), a digital marketing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that is transforming the way automotive brands engage with customers, announced today that Outsell and Saatchi & Saatchi's 2014 Toyota Corolla launch campaign received a Silver 2014 Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award (MEA) in the Integrated/Mix Media/Ad Campaign category MarketWire

Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce Secures Leasing Assignment for Pawn Plaza
Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce today announced it has been awarded the leasing assignment for Pawn Plaza in Las Vegas, Nevada. The new retail project will be located along Las Vegas Boulevard next to the World-Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, home of History's No. 1 show, "Pawn Stars." MarketWire

BackOffice Associates Launches New Business in Switzerland
Continuing its strong global growth trajectory to meet market demand, BackOffice Associates, the worldwide leader in information governance and data migration solutions, today announced the launch of a new European business based in Zug, Switzerland MarketWire

Cypress Development Corp. : Cypress Drills 230 feet of 13% Zinc and 83 g/t Silver at Gunman Project in Nevada
Cypress Development Corp. /Cypress Development Corp. : Cypress Drills 230 feet of 13% Zinc and 83 g/t Silver at Gunman Project in Nevada . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Imperus Technologies Corp. Executes Agreement to Purchase Social Game Developer Diwip Ltd. for up to US$100 Million
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Imperus Technologies Corp. ("Imperus" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: LAB) (FRANKFURT: ISX) (Frankfurt WKN: A12B58) is pleased to announce that it has executed a share purchase agreement (the "Agreement") dated October 14, 2014 with Diwip Ltd MarketWire

Turquoise Hill Announces Third Quarter 2014 Production
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Turquoise Hill Resources today announced the third quarter 2014 production for Oyu Tolgoi. MarketWire

NBA and Crunch Pak(R) Team Up for Healthy Snacking
CASHMERE, WA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Crunch Pak, the fresh sliced apples specialist, are teaming up to offer NBA fans a new, healthy snacking option, and the result is a slam dunk! MarketWire

Fidelis Care Announces Capital Region Expansion
ALBANY, NY--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Fueled by increased membership and organizational growth, Fidelis Care, a Statewide health plan with more than 1.1 million members, announces plans to hire 40 new IT employees at its Albany regional office, and relocate to a larger office space in the area. The positions range from entry-level to management and can be applied for at fideliscare MarketWire

Bent Pixels and FilmTrack Partner on Rights and Content Management for Digital Content
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Digital rights specialists Bent Pixels and FilmTrack, a global leader in intellectual property management for the media and entertainment industry, have signed an agreement to collaborate on rights management for film, television, digital and publishing clients MarketWire

BDC Advisors Sets New Game Changer in Motion: Thinking Like a Health Plan
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Featured on the cover of hfm Magazine, BDC Advisors,' "Think Like a Health Plan," highlights that health systems must change their business models if they want to survive current industry-disrupting forces caused by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) MarketWire

Personal Wine Releases Zombie Apocalypse Wine Bottle Series
AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - The zombie apocalypse is nigh! The dead are walking, infection has set in and there is only one antidote: the zombie apocalypse wine collector's series from Personal Wine. MarketWire

Treat Your Parents This Christmas to a Nostalgia-filled Trip for Free
HOUSTON,TX--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Although it is only October, Christmas is in the air. Stores are beginning to shelve holiday items and garlands are being hung. Soon, festive music will be piped into stores making it a good time to start looking for that perfect gift, although some people are harder to buy for than others. MarketWire

Mattel Crashes the Mall With Fun and Games
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Mattel Canada executed an unexpected and engaging event that is generating buzz on social media. In September, Mattel Games took to the mall to surprise shoppers with some truly impromptu fun MarketWire

Spectrum Scarcity Sparks Need for Regulatory Support and Research
BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - The never ending demand for mobile data and ubiquitous connectivity in today's wireless world is driving service providers towards network improvements for spectral efficiencies as well as significant investments in new technology resources to densify their networks MarketWire

JetBlue Appoints Keith Slotter Vice President, Security
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline™, announces the appointment of Keith Slotter to the role of Vice President, Security MarketWire

HydroPhi Announces Positive Results of Test Program in Mexico City
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - HydroPhi Technologies Group, Inc. (OTCQB: HPTG) ("HydroPhi"), a developer of water-based, clean energy technology that delivers improved fuel economy and reduced greenhouse gas emissions, today announced results from testing performed by Dr MarketWire

jimmyCASE(R) Announces Its New Kickstarter Campaign
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - jimmyCASE® announced today that it is adding a new iPhone 6 case to its existing collection of innovative and fashionable cell phone case/wallet combinations and launching through the crowdfunding website, Kickstarter MarketWire

CDC Foundation Receives $25 Million Donation From Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan for Ebola Response
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the deadliest in history, taking the lives of more than 4,000 people to date and infecting more than 8,400 individuals in the region. To provide flexible funding to help meet the most urgent on the ground needs, Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr MarketWire

Envivio Named in Streaming Media's 100 in Online Video
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Envivio (NASDAQ: ENVI), an expert in online and multi-screen video software solutions, today announced that it has been named as a company that is leading the online video industry by Streaming Media, a news media company dedicated to serving and educating the streaming media industry and community MarketWire

Growing Yadkin Bank Propels Data Prep, Reporting With SAS(R) Visual Analytics
CARY, NC--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - A merger with VantageSouth Bank promised to position Yadkin Bank as a premier community bank in North and South Carolina -- if they could also merge the knowledge and experience from both firms MarketWire

The Most Compelling Women in Travel
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) -  Premier Traveler continues to celebrate inspiring women by honoring the 30 Most Compelling Women in the Travel Industry. Following are brief introductions to 30 women who are taking the lead in the travel industry right now MarketWire

PowerPlan's Expanded Tax Repairs Solution Addresses Asset Diversity to Optimize Deductions on Tangible Property
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - PowerPlan, the leading provider of accounting, tax and capital budgeting optimization solutions for asset-intensive businesses, today announced an update to its patent pending Tax Repairs module to support the final tangible property regulations from the IRS Revenue Bulletin 2013-43. MarketWire

MobileForceField Uses Rackspace Managed Cloud to Help Defeat Cyber-Bullying
LONDON, UK--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Rackspace®, the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that MobileForceField, an innovative startup behind the world's first proactive child safety app, has selected a Rackspace Hybrid Cloud to power all of its websites. MarketWire

Nordgold Acquires ~9% Stake in Columbus Gold; Appointment of New Director
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Columbus Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE: CGT) (OTCQX: CBGDF) reports that Nord Gold N.V. (LSE: NORD LI) ("Nordgold") has acquired ~9% of Columbus Gold in open market purchases during the period from September 2013 to August 2014 and Mr MarketWire

Small Potatoes Magic Toy Maker App Gives Holiday Shoppers a Good Reason to Start Early
MARIN, CA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - There is more than candy canes stuffing the stockings this year -- as the Small Potatoes™ Magic Toy Maker App launches giving users the opportunity to personalize their very own plush character based on the wildly successful television show and movie, Small Potatoes, created and produced by Little Airplane Productions MarketWire

Nuvilex's Cancer Treatment Obtaining FDA Orphan Drug Status Would Make Company Attractive Big Pharma Target
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB: NVLX) has officially introduced its advanced pancreatic cancer treatment to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in an application asking the agency to grant orphan drug status to its Cell-in-a-Box®/ifosfamide combination for the rare disease. MarketWire

Acology, Inc. Announces New 4th Generation Medtainer Targeting Private and Compounding Pharmacies, Herbal Pharmacists and Veterinary Clinicians
CORONA, CA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Acology, Inc. (OTCQB: ACOL), maker of the first-ever polypropylene (PP) airtight, watertight, smell-proof medical grade container, announced today that they are now manufacturing and beginning to deliver the latest design of their signature product, The Medtainer™. MarketWire

LED Medical Diagnostics and DenMat Holdings Extend VELscope(R) Vx Exclusive International Distribution Agreement
BURNABY, BC--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. (TSX VENTURE: LMD) (OTCQX: LEDIF) (FRANKFURT: LME) ("LED Medical" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that, as of October 1, 2014, it has renewed its exclusive international distribution agreement (outside North America) for three years with DenMat Holdings LLP (DenMat) for its VELscope® Vx product line MarketWire

CSX Intermodal Terminals Inc Invests in Additional Konecranes Reach Stackers
SPRINGFIELD, OH--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Konecranes (HEX: KCR1V) is a global industry-leading group of lifting businesses. The company has been manufacturing, selling and supporting heavy-duty lift trucks for more than 60 years MarketWire

Sports Platform Sqor, Inc. Launches Crowdfunding to Raise Money for Athletes and Charities
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Sqor, Inc. (www.sqor.com), the editorial and social platform focused exclusively on sports, announces the launch of a new crowdfunding feature that allows athletes to easily raise money via the site MarketWire

Protein Supplementation 2.0
SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - If you're a bodybuilder or fitness athlete, forget what you've heard about protein consumption for better workout results MarketWire

Novagant Corp. to Take AlKanna LED "Medical Cannabis" Grow Lights Global and Welcome BC Northern Lights to International Client List
DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Novagant Corp. (PINKSHEETS: NVGT) is pleased to announce that its AlKanna LED grow lights have been delivered to BC Northern Lights ("BCNL") for final fitting and testing in BCNL's grow box called The Producer. MarketWire

Highbank Projects $11 Million Pre-Tax Profit for Swamp Point North ("SPN") Project
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Highbank Resources Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: HBK) (FRANKFURT: V7O). MarketWire

Consumers Turning to iWallet(TM) to Thwart Hacking and Identity Theft in the Wake of Historic Apple, JP Morgan and Home Depot Data Breaches
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Merriman Capital Research Reiterates Buy, $3.00 Target on OptimizeRx Corporation (OPRx)
ROCHESTER, MI--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - San Francisco-based Merriman Capital's updated its coverage on OptimizeRx Corporation (OTCQB: OPRX) based on their work at the CBInet EHR Pharmaceutical conference and reiterated a buy rating and stock target price of $3.00. MarketWire

DARA BioSciences Product Gelclair(R) Attains Market Leadership Position in U.S. Retail Market
RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - DARA BioSciences, Inc MarketWire

Aspect Software Announces Aspect Workforce Management Integrated With Zipwire for Comprehensive SaaS Customer Engagement Solution in the Cloud
PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - MarketWire

Appellate Lawyer Shawn Stephens Joins King & Spalding's Houston Litigation Practice
HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - King & Spalding has recruited noted Texas appellate specialist Shawn Stephens as a partner in the tort and environmental litigation practice of its Houston office. Stephens joins King & Spalding from Baker Hostetler where she was a partner and leader of the Houston appellate practice. MarketWire

Magnetic Ring Encoder Offers New Benefits to Large Rotating Machinery
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - The Leine & Linde MRI 2000 rotary encoder is designed to provide feedback solutions for large rotating machinery, typically found in the Construction, Pulp & Paper, Oil & Gas, Wind and Marine industries. Introduced two years ago, this encoder has now received significant performance upgrades. MarketWire

Ramada Celebrates 60 Years by Giving Away Six Dream Getaways
PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - What's your dream destination? In celebration of 60 years of providing travelers with convenient and modern accommodations, the Ramada® hotel brand today announced the launch of the "Ramada's 60 Reasons Contest," offering consumers the chance to win one of six trips of a lifetime to one of 60 global destinations. MarketWire

Metaswitch to Demonstrate Next Generation of OpenFlow With BGP Lean Switch Application
DUSSELDORF, GERMANY--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Metaswitch Networks today announced it is using Broadcom Corporation's (NASDAQ: BRCM) open-source OpenFlow Data Plane Abstraction (OF-DPA) software as part of a BGP Lean Switch solution that will demonstrate how white box switches can be effective alternatives to proprietary hardware, even for the most demanding network applications. MarketWire

vCita Partners With Constant Contact to Offer Self-Service Online Tools for Small Businesses
SEATTLE, WA and WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - vCita (www.vcita.com), the leader in web engagement software for small businesses, and Constant Contact®, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCT) today announced that vCita LiveSite™ is now integrated with Constant Contact MarketWire

Office Depot Chooses HighJump Software Supplier Collaboration and e-Invoicing Solution
MINNEAPOLIS, MN and MANCHESTER, ENGLAND--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - HighJump Software, a global provider of supply chain management software, announced today that Office Depot has selected the Atlas Products network-based supplier collaboration platform for its European trading operations MarketWire

Actinium to Host Key Opinion Leader Event Focused on Emerging Therapies for Acute Myeloid Leukemia on October 21 in New York City
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ATNM), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative targeted payload immunotherapeutics for the treatment of advanced cancers, today announced today that it will host a Key Opinion Leader breakfast on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 8am-9:30am Eastern Time in New York City.  MarketWire

Model N Expands Revvy Configure, Price Quote Solution to Medical Technology Market With Integrated Analytics
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Dreamforce 2014 -- Model N, Inc. (NYSE: MODN), a leading revenue management solutions provider to the life science and technology industries, announced today its next-generation Revvy CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote) for medical technology manufacturers. MarketWire

Weintraub Tobin Brings Relativity In-house
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - kCura, developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, today announced that Weintraub Tobin has licensed Relativity for comprehensive processing, review, analytics, and production functionality MarketWire

Industry Experts to Discuss Software Transformation in Today's Application Economy at 2014 CA Technologies Government Summit
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - CA Technologies has announced additions to the program for the 2014 CA Technologies Government Summit, "Invent Tomorrow's Government, Today" on October 20, 2014. Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson and Defense One tech editor Patrick Tucker have now been confirmed as speakers. MarketWire

UST Global Wins Four Awards at the Tata Institute of Social Science-Leapvault CLO Awards India-2014
ALISO VIEJO, CA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - UST Global, an information technology solutions and services company for Global 1000 enterprises, has won four awards at the Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS)-Leapvault CLO Awards India, held during the 5th edition of CLO Chief Learning Officer Summit in Mumbai on October 9th & 10th 2014. MarketWire

Small Department Shows How Interagency Approach Prevents Police Chases
CHICO, CA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - PursuitSAFETY, a national nonprofit working to reduce the incidence of avoidable police pursuits, has announced the 2014 winners of its Safer Way Award MarketWire

Courion Named a Leader in Access Governance by KuppingerCole
WESTBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Courion, a leading provider of risk-aware identity and access management solutions, today announced that KuppingerCole, a global analyst company focusing on information security and IAM, has recognized Courion as a leader in its 2014 Leadership Compass for Access Governance MarketWire

Alphanumeric Systems Deploys Fujitsu M10 Servers at North Carolina Community Colleges as Part of Multi-Campus Modernization Program
RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) -  Alphanumeric Systems, Inc MarketWire

Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. Enters Into Exclusive License Agreement With Jamba Juice Company
RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc MarketWire

KILL - Judicial Watch
Editors and other readers are advised to disregard the news release with the headline, "Judicial Watch Files Taxpayer Lawsuit to Stop District of Columbia Illegal Obamacare Subsidies for Congress," issued earlier today by Judicial Watch. The release was issued in error by Judicial Watch . MarketWire

Press Conference to Announce New Obamacare Lawsuit Over Special Treatment for Congress
Judicial Watch announced it will host a press conference to discuss the filing of a taxpayer lawsuit challenging the District of Columbia's special treatment of Congress concerning Obamacare. MarketWire

Chicago Born Grammy Award Winning Modern Jazz Trumpeter Maurice Brown: Three Night Residency, Andy's Jazz Club October 16 - October 18, 2014
"Essentially, Brown and his quintet have found the place where jazz, soul and pop converge, shortchanging none of these languages but drawing eloquently from each of them." - Chicago Tribune "Hearing Maurice Brown play lets me know that jazz is in good hands going forward. He plays with a love of the history of jazz but he's also determined to add a new chapter to the story MarketWire

Due to Popular Demand, Caserta at Cypress Village Adds New Home Locations
To meet the growing demand of home shoppers seeking ownership at Caserta in the Villages of Irvine's® Cypress Village, California Pacific Homes announced a six-phase expansion to this elegant townhome and stacked flat collection. The new phase offerings feature select greenbelt settings now available for purchase with early 2015 move-ins MarketWire

Six Business VoIP Solutions a Business Should Consider for 2014, Announced by 1010PhoneRates.com
When you own a business, you know how difficult it can be to run it. Too often, operating a smoothly flowing business that makes a good profit as a result of its products or services can be a real challenge MarketWire

Founder K. Stephen Tsingas of City Power Marketing LLC to Attend Platts Nodal Trader Conference
Electrical power markets are complex and consist of many stakeholders including utilities, independent power plant owners, energy traders, investors, independent system operators and regulators. In decades past there were only utilities and regulators and the markets were closed. There was no competition and all costs were simply passed on to consumers MarketWire

Steven Blackburn Recommends Vegalab Products for Bamboo Propagation
Bamboo is most commonly known to grow in Asia but the number of bamboo farmers in the United States is growing rapidly. This hardy, multi-species plant grows quickly, with some species growing up to four feet a day MarketWire

UPDATE - GoldenComm Appoints Ginger Silverman as President to Oversee Strategic Corporate Growth
Golden Communications, Inc. (GoldenComm), a strategic marketing technology firm headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., will build on its 19 years of success with a new president, Ginger Silverman, effective immediately. In her new role, Silverman will oversee the corporate direction and strategy for operations, including sales support, consulting, marketing and branding. MarketWire

Philanthropist Stanley Tomchin Supports Youth Through the Boys and Girls Club
The welfare of our next generation relies greatly on keeping them safe and productive after school. For over 50 years, the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Barbara has been helping young people to learn and grow by offering programs to educate and encourage the youth MarketWire

Marc Dennis Painting Showcased at "Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty"
Midlife eventually hits everyone, and the time has come for Hello Kitty. Believe it or not, the Japanese epitome of cuteness turns 40 this year, with a long career to celebrate as she has held hundreds of occupations -- from astronaut to doctor to ballerina -- yet always with her trademark hair bow perfectly in place over her left ear MarketWire

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Filing Of Registration Statement for Ocean Rig Partners LP
Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ocean Rig Partners LP (the "MLP"), filed a Registration Statement on Form F-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") for the initial public offering of its common units representing limited partner interests. MarketWire

DryShips Announces Filing of Registration Statement for Ocean Rig Partners LP
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) (the "Company" or "DryShips"), an international provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes, and through its majority owned subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW Inc MarketWire

Jacksonville, FL Hotel Lends a Helping Hand to Its Community Every Month
Hotels make a business of catering to travelers arriving from all parts of the world. But it's just as important for them to cultivate relationships with their communities as well. This is something that the Fairfield Inn & Suites Jacksonville West/Chaffee Point has taken to heart MarketWire

Travelers Steep Themselves in Seasonal Attractions at the Courtyard Lancaster
Autumn is a time for colorful foliage, ripening pumpkins and, for those visiting Lancaster, Pennsylvania, an abundance of entertainment and events. With everything on the city's calendar from theater productions to outdoor mazes, there's something to do or see all season long. And no place makes it more memorable than the Courtyard Lancaster. MarketWire

MedStar Health Names Ziv Gamliel, MD, FACS, Chief of Thoracic Surgery at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and MedStar Harbor Hospital
MedStar Health has named Ziv Gamliel, MD, FACS, a leading thoracic expert with a strong focus on minimally invasive advancements, to head thoracic surgery at both MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and MedStar Harbor Hospital MarketWire

The Boards of Cornerstone Funds Approve Reverse Stock Splits
Cornerstone Progressive Return Fund (NYSE MKT: CFP), Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CLM) and Cornerstone Total Return Fund, Inc MarketWire

Luxury Hotel's Acclaimed Restaurants Reset the Bar for Dining in Johor Bahru
Travelers arriving at the Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel can expect greatness in many arenas. The more than 24,000 square feet of elegant event space, for example, and the five-star service are just a few of the features that have people talking. But when it comes to dining, this property remains unrivaled MarketWire

Co3 Systems Awarded With 'it security Award' for Most Innovative Product
Co3 Systems, the leader in Incident Response Management Systems (IRMS), has been awarded the 'it security Award 2014' in the category 'Most Innovative Product.' The award was presented to the company's CEO John Bruce at it-sa in Nuremberg, Germany. MarketWire

New England Fall Events Take Shape at Courtyard Bangor in Maine
All paths lead to Courtyard Bangor this fall, as the season brings an endless array of events and activities to celebrate the change to autumn. The iconic Bangor Mall hotel invites guests to explore one of New England's richest regions while staying just moments from some of the season's most anticipated events and activities on the fall calendar. MarketWire

Florida Entrepreneur Matt Argall Introduces Smart Alternative to Bottled Water
The consumption of cool, filtered water in the heat of the summer is something that is in high demand in Florida, where the temperatures are hot and humid. Matt Argall, visionary businessman, philanthropist and resident of Florida, is doing his bit to keep fellow Floridians refreshed with the purest water around MarketWire

Critics Are Starting to Rave About 'Apama: The Undiscovered Animal,' an Unusual New Superhero Comic Book Series That Takes Place in the Creators' Hometown of Cleveland
Why should cities like New York or a mythical one like Metropolis get all the superhero action? Two longtime friends, writers Milo Miller and Ted Sikora, have dropped an offbeat new comic book series titled Apama: The Undiscovered Animal right into an authentic depiction of their hometown, Cleveland. The good people of C-Town will never know what hit them. MarketWire

Spotlight Innovation Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Memcine Pharmaceuticals
Spotlight Innovation Inc. (OTCQB: STLT) announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire majority ownership in Memcine Pharmaceuticals Inc., located at the University of Iowa Research Park in Coralville, Iowa MarketWire

CubeSmart Announces Public Offering of Common Shares
CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE), a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust focused on self-storage facilities, today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of 6,500,000 common shares of beneficial interest, par value $0.01 per share ("Common Shares") MarketWire

Synergetics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Results
Synergetics USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: SURG), a medical device company that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative surgical devices for ophthalmic and neurosurgical applications, today announced results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended July 31, 2014. MarketWire

Barona Resort & Casino to Pay Out $5,000 at Salute the Troops Party Pit
It's all fun and cash prizes at Barona Resort & Casino with dozens of new games during the Salute the Troops Party Pit on Wednesday, October 15. Players are invited to join Barona staff in wearing patriotic apparel from 6 p.m. until 2 a.m. and play for a chance to win a share of $5,000 in prize payouts in bonus drawings, eating contests and more. MarketWire

Houston Pilot Cleared of Any Blame for Barge-Ship Collision on the Houston Ship Channel
The Port of Houston's Pilot Board Investigation Recommendation Committee (PBIRC) by a vote of 8-0 has cleared the Houston Pilot aboard the bulk carrier M/V Summer Wind of any responsibility for the March 22 collision with the tow/barge Miss Susan near Texas City where the Houston Ship Channel and Intracoastal Waterway intersect, said Captain Michael A MarketWire

Music Icon Prince Set to Perform on SNL on November 1st; His Third Stint as Musical Guest Also Marks the Return of Chris Rock as Host
Music icon Prince returns to the SNL stage on November 1st marking his third time as musical guest. The evening also marks former SNL cast member Chris Rock's return as host. MarketWire

Houston Business Journal Names MiddletonRaines+Zapata One of Houston's Best Places to Work in 2014
Houston Business Journal selects CPA firm MiddletonRaines+Zapata as one of Houston's Best Places to Work in 2014. This is the second consecutive year MiddletonRaines+Zapata has received the distinction. MarketWire

Brookfield Canada Office Properties Acquires Brookfield Place Calgary East Tower Development
Brookfield Canada Office Properties (TSX: BOX.UN) (NYSE: BOXC) announced today that it has acquired the east tower of the Brookfield Place Calgary development in downtown Calgary. BOX purchased the property, upon which a 56-storey, 1.4 million-square-foot premier office tower is currently under construction, from parent company Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (TSX: BPY MarketWire

Bergio International Announces Personal Message From CEO
Bergio International, Inc. (OTCQB: BRGO) ("Bergio" or the "Company") announces a personal message from the CEO, Berge Abajian. MarketWire

Hipcricket Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2015 Results
Hipcricket®, Inc. (OTCQB: HIPP), a leader in mobile engagement and analytics, reported results for the second quarter ended August 31, 2014. MarketWire

ITA Announces First Annual Women in Tech Forum
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) will be hosting its inaugural Women in Tech Forum to provide female technology leaders with the opportunity to discuss current technology trends with their peers. MarketWire

Trans-Lux Lights Up New Times Square Restaurant With Dynamic LED Displays
Trans-Lux Corporation (OTCQB: TNLX) continues the company's pioneering role in developing the LED display landscape of New York's Times Square area and theater district MarketWire

Food Safety Audit Readiness Best Practices Webcast November 7 -- Presented by SafetyChain Software and SCS Global Services
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NovaCopy Announces Launch of 3D Printing University
NovaCopy, Inc., 3D Systems top reseller in the South, is taking its 3D Printing education to a new level with hands-on 3D Printing classes. Launching "NovaCopy 3D University" (3DU), NovaCopy will offer the first official 3D Printing class at its facilities in Nashville on October 22. MarketWire

EZPrivacy Launches the Original Bed Curtain System
EZPrivacy today announced the release of its revolutionary dorm room product, the Original Bed Curtain System. EZPrivacy allows college students to reclaim their privacy with this one-of-a-kind convenient, adjustable and university compliant solution to shared bedroom woes. MarketWire

Wealthy Americans Rank Premium Wines, Divulge Spending and Drinking Habits in New Luxury Institute Survey
More than two-thirds (70%) of wealthy U.S. consumers, under the age of 50, drink wine at least once a month, and they're willing to pay premium prices for preferred vintages -- an average of $48 per bottle at retail and $64 at a restaurant. These are among findings of the New York-based Luxury Institute's just released Luxury Brand Status Index (LBSI) premium wines survey. MarketWire

Audi A7 Named Best Model in Strategic Vision and ALG Total Value(TM) Index
Audi Q5 and Q7 also recognized as category leaders Study considers new vehicle owner input and ALG residual value information More than 46,173 new car buyers studied for results Owners of the Audi A7 helped name it the Best Model overall in the newly released 2014 Total Value Index (TVI) study, presented by Strategic Vision and ALG MarketWire

fypio for Realtors Debuts at Real Estate Mastery Event
Today, fypio, a new lifestyle app for residential real estate that offers realtors easy marketing, client conversations and social networking tools, was unveiled at the Real Estate Mastery event at the San Diego Convention Center MarketWire

InEight's HD PCM Version 13.1 Enhances Estimating and Control Across the Capital Project Lifecycle
Hard Dollar, a subsidiary of InEight Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions for project-driven businesses, today announced the release of HD PCM Version 13.1 MarketWire

South River Technologies Adds Google Docs Support to WebDrive: Enables Editing of Google Docs From Any Device
South River Technologies, Inc. (SRT), an innovator in secure file transfer, has extended its WebDrive product to support in-place editing of Google Docs, so all WebDrive users can update their Google Docs from any device. MarketWire

Chicago Helicopter Experience Introduces Chicago's First Private Heliport
Chicago's premier helicopter tour and transportation company, Chicago Helicopter Experience (CHE), will unveil the first and only private heliport in Chicago -- set to open late fall 2014. The new C.H.E. Chicago Heliport is located at 2420 S. Halsted, with convenient access from the EL Orange line and the river with its own water taxi dock. MarketWire

Yuma Energy, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Series A Preferred Stock
Yuma Energy, Inc. (NYSE MKT: YUMA) (the "Company" or "Yuma") announced today that it has commenced a new underwritten public offering of its Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the "Series A Preferred Stock"). MLV & Co. LLC is acting as Sole Book-Running Manager for the offering. Euro Pacific Capital, Ladenburg Thalmann, a subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc MarketWire

CORRECTION - U-Swirl, Inc. Reports Record Net Income for First Half of FY2015
In the news release, "U-Swirl, Inc. Reports Record Net Income for First Half of FY2015," issued earlier today by U-Swirl, Inc. (OTCQB: SWRL), we are advised by the company that the data in the "Non-GAAP, adjusted EBITDA" row of the last table has changes. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Mobile Video Ad Platform AerServ Officially Launches Free Mobile-First Mediation Platform for Publishers of All Sizes
AerServ, the only mobile-first video mediation platform, today announced the public launch and general availability of its free monetization platform for publishers and app developers MarketWire

Hollywood Production Center Former Tenant Premieres Movie Guardian Angel
The Hollywood Production Center is the next great place for you to envision and create your next huge success story. Whether you are a small company, a large corporation, or independent artist, the Production Space and Executive Office Space that we have to offer are top of the line MarketWire

Gartner Positions EPiServer in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management
EPiServer, a leading provider of digital marketing and e-Commerce solutions, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management (WCM) report. MarketWire

Chris Carr to Attend 2014 AIMExpo With Evans Cooling Systems, Inc.
Evans Cooling Systems, Inc. (www.evanscooling.com), manufacturer of proprietary waterless engine coolants, is pleased to have 7 time National GNC Flat Track Champion Chris Carr represent the brand through his business CC4, LLC at powersports events around the nation. MarketWire

RealtyTrac 2014 Election Housing Market Scorecard Shows Near 50-50 Split Between Housing Markets That Are Better Off Than Two Years Ago and Those That Are Worse Off or Toss-Ups
RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released a 2014 Election Housing Scorecard report analyzing the health of local housing markets in more than 1,500 counties nationwide compared with two years ago. MarketWire

Binswanger Named Exclusive Agent for the Sale of Two Properties Totaling 674,050 Sq. Ft. in Fresno, California
Binswanger, working locally with Colliers, has been named exclusive agent by GAF for the sale of two properties totaling 674,050 sq. ft. The buildings are located at 2626 South Maple Avenue and 3441 South Willow Avenue in Fresno, California. MarketWire

W&H Systems Announces New Division: Professional Services Group
W&H Systems, Inc, a full-service integrator of material handling systems, announces the creation of a new division, the Professional Services Group (PSG), dedicated to bringing superior services and support to clients under the strategic direction of Jim McLafferty as Director MarketWire

Blue Line Protection Group CEO Reveals Federal Banking Compliance Efforts to The Stock Radio
Blue Line Protection Group, Inc. "Blue Line" (OTCBB: BLPG) (OTCQB: BLPG), a leader in providing regulatory compliance, security consultation and protection services to high-value asset industries, today announced that the company's Chief Executive Officer, Sean Campbell, was recently interviewed by The Stock Radio regarding federal compliance mandates and risk mitigation for banks. MarketWire

Protegrity Announces Data Protection & Monitoring in Hortonworks Data Platform
Protegrity USA Inc., the leading provider of data-centric enterprise data security solutions today announced an expanded partnership with Hortonworks® to strengthen and expand the availability of data-centric protection and monitoring in the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) MarketWire

BrightScope Ranks the Top 25 San Francisco Bay Area-Based Companies With the Best 401k Plans
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced the ranking of San Francisco Bay Area companies with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $100 million in assets. MarketWire

Azzurri Selects ScienceLogic to Monitor Its Customers' Unified Communications Systems
Azzurri Communications Australia, a leading independent provider of managed communications services, has selected ScienceLogic's next generation hybrid IT monitoring software to monitor its customers' Unified Communications systems. With ScienceLogic in place, Azzurri Communications' customers are assured best in class performance of their Unified Communications Systems. MarketWire

BidSync Adds Invoice Functionality to BidSync Purchase(TM)
BidSync announced the release of new invoice functionality to its BidSync Purchase solution. The enhancements will help agencies reduce the time spent managing change and communications with vendors for purchase orders and will automate the ability to validate the value of received goods and services against purchase order data and invoices. MarketWire

Birmingham Bloomfield Bancshares, Inc. Announces Record Results for Period Ended September 30, 2014
Birmingham Bloomfield Bancshares, Inc. (OTCBB: BBBI) ("the Company"), the holding company for Bank of Birmingham, today announced unaudited results for the quarter and nine month periods ended September 30, 2014. The Company generated record earnings for the quarter and continues to experience solid loan growth. MarketWire

Apparel's Biz & Tech Conference to Address Consumer-Facing Technologies
Liz Dunn, Founder & CEO, Talmage Advisors, will be a keynote speaker at the October 30 Apparel Business & Technology Leadership Conference, to be held at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. MarketWire

Morgan Lewis Advises Republic of Kazakhstan on $2.5 Billion Sovereign Bond Offering
The Republic of Kazakhstan has today closed a $2.5 billion Eurobond offering. MarketWire

Harte Hanks Wins Best in Big Data Award
Harte Hanks (NYSE: HHS), a leading marketing organization that partners with top brands to establish deeper relationships with its customers and prospects, has won the Ventana Research 2014 Technology Leadership Award in the category of Big Data for its work with Splice Machine, the only Hadoop RDBMS MarketWire

PIMCO Launches PIMCO Unconstrained Bond Fund (Canada)
PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has launched the PIMCO Unconstrained Bond Fund (Canada), designed to capture a broad set of opportunities in global fixed income and currency markets in an absolute return framework MarketWire

TheDirectory.com to Host Investor Conference Call Today
TheDirectory.com, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SEEK), an emerging leader in the Vertical and Local search space, today announced call in details for its shareholder conference call being held after the market close today at 4:15 pm eastern time. MarketWire

Mutual of Omaha Announces Star of Next Spring's National TV Commercial
Mutual of Omaha, proud sponsor of life's aha moments(SM), has announced the aha moment that will be featured in its 2015 nationwide TV commercial campaign, to begin airing next spring. The favorite aha moment is: MarketWire

Vidyard Adds Video Analytics to New Salesforce Wave Analytics Cloud
Vidyard, a global leader in video marketing and sales enablement solutions, is bringing video analytics and video ROI reporting to the new Salesforce Wave Analytics Cloud MarketWire

Freddie Mac Announces Twelfth Multifamily Securities Offering This Year, K-503
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") backed primarily by fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with 5-year terms. The company expects to issue approximately $1 billion in K Certificates ("K-503 Certificates"), which are expected to price the week of October 14, 2014, and settle on or about October 29, 2014 MarketWire

Webinar: How Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company Reinvented Its Employee Training Using Mobiquity Velocity Mobile-Learning Solution
Companies struggle to keep attendees' attention during training, engaging them enough that they retain the knowledge over time and apply it. Many companies are turning to a blended-learning strategy, leading with mobile solutions, to create rich, engaging learning opportunities that significantly increase employee performance. MarketWire

Companies Must Unite the Employer, Corporate, and Product Experience Into One Brand
Employees have become an essential component of brands, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report, titled One Branding: Uniting the Employer, Corporate, and Product Experience, is being released today. MarketWire

Playworld Systems Transforms Classic Playground Equipment for 21st Century Kids With Unveiling of the New Unity Collection
Playworld Systems, a leading playground equipment manufacturer committed to saving outdoor unstructured play, today announced The Unity Collection at the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Congress and Exposition in Charlotte. Available for purchase in January 2015, the new Unity line inspires and invites children to play with its creative designs. MarketWire

Best Seller TV Explores Power of Discomfort and Dynamics of Digital Habits
Best Seller TV, an online business show featuring one-on-one interviews with best-selling authors, will feature two authors this month: Marcia Reynolds, author of The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations Into Breakthroughs and Adrian Ott, author of Exponential Influence™: Designing Digital Habits That Engage Distracted Customers MarketWire

Dailybreak Media Survey: Brand-Sponsored Games Drive Consumer Action
Dailybreak Media, the social engagement platform designed to drive brand participation and consumer action at scale, today released the third installment of data findings from its "Dailybreak Brand Engagement Survey," an analysis soliciting consumer feedback on the ways they engage with brands MarketWire

Wishbone Gold plc (WSBN) Appointment of Auditors
Wishbone Gold ("Wishbone Gold" or the "Company") (AIM: WSBN)(PINKSHEETS: WISHY), an exploration and acquisition company focussed on precious metals (principally gold), announces that its Board has approved the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as auditors to the Company with immediate effect. MarketWire

Iceland Health(R) Introduces Axial Rx(TM)
Iceland Health, known for its premium, omega-3 based products, launches Axial Rx™, a patent-pending joint health formula. Axial Rx is designed to help provide relief from joint discomfort in as little as 48 hours, while providing nutritional building blocks to help repair cartilage and maintain joint flexibility and mobility.* MarketWire

Century Aluminum Sets Date for Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Announcement
Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) will report third quarter 2014 earnings on Wednesday, October 29th after the close of market trading. The news release will be issued through Marketwired. MarketWire

Fall in Love With Autumn, Safely: CSA Group Offers Tips for Staying Safer While You Keep Warm This Fall
What's not to love about the fall? Colorful leaves, cozy sweaters and comfort food are all reasons to embrace the fresh autumn air. As the temperature drops, curling up next to a fireplace becomes very tempting - but remember that gas appliances can pose a risk. Make sure they're in good working order before you turn them on for the season. MarketWire

Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited Update
Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited ("COPL" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: XOP) (LSE: COPL) is one of many businesses that is affected by the electrical fires in Calgary over the weekend. A loss of power and other major infrastructure items has closed a significant portion on the downtown Calgary area MarketWire

Bitcoin Shop Enters Into Lockup Agreements With Certain Officers, Directors and Large Shareholders
Bitcoin Shop, Inc. (OTCQB: BTCS) ("Bitcoin Shop" or the "Company"), an operator of the digital currency ecommerce marketplace www.bitcoinshop MarketWire

Patriot Gold's Bruner Project Intersects 25.9 Meters Grading 2.37 g/tonne Gold at Penelas East; Area Open to the North for Further Expansion
Patriot Gold Corp. (OTCBB: PGOL) or ("Patriot Gold"), a gold and silver exploration and production company, today provided additional results from its ongoing reverse circulation (RC) drilling at the Penelas East zone at its Bruner gold project located in Nye County, Nevada. MarketWire

AbilTo Receives URAC Certification
AbilTo, Inc., a targeted population health management company providing behavioral change interventions to high-intensity medical populations, announced today that it has been accredited by the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC). AbilTo has been awarded the Accredited Core Organization Quality seal which encompasses all core URAC principles. MarketWire

SEMAFO Announces Strong Q3 Production Results
SEMAFO (TSX: SMF) (OMX: SMF) today announced strong third quarter summary operating results. During the third quarter, we achieved gold production of 64,700 ounces at the Mana Mine at a total cash cost(1) between $555 and $565 per ounce. All amounts are in US dollars unless otherwise stated. MarketWire

Retirees Travel Cross Country Knowing 100 Year-Old Mom's in Good Hands With Senior Care Solutions by Oakwood
Retirees Marcia and Ray Waugh are enjoying their retirement years together, traveling cross country in the couple's 38 ft. recreational vehicle. Among their frequent destinations is Marcia's childhood home in Dearborn where her brother Richard Ciarkowski and mother Blanche Ciarkowski still live. MarketWire

Mike Galvin to Contribute to Research on Advancing the Urban Forestry Profession
Mike Galvin has been appointed to the steering committee for Urban Forestry 2020, a multi-state research and networking project examining the challenges faced by the urban forestry profession and devising strategies for advancing the profession. MarketWire

C-COM Reports Third Quarter Financial Results
C-COM Satellite Systems Inc., (TSX VENTURE: CMI) a leading global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, today announced financial results for its third quarter ending August 31, 2014. MarketWire

Sherpas Cinema Launches Newest 'Sculpted in Time' Video, Featuring Sunshine Village
Celebrated cinema production studio Sherpas Cinema, recognized for award-winning ski reels Into the Mind and All I Can, has created four dramatic short films capturing the essence of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and Sunshine Village's The Artist, has now been released. MarketWire

Prima Announces Immutep's IMP321 Patent Application Receives Australian Notice of Allowance
Prima BioMed Ltd (ASX: PRR) (NASDAQ: PBMD) ("Prima", the "Company") is pleased to announce that Immutep S.A. ("Immutep") has received a Notice of Allowance from the Australian Patent Office for Patent Application AU 2008306576 "Use of recombinant LAG-3 or the derivatives thereof for eliciting monocyte immune response" MarketWire

Netwrix Helps Detect Insider Threats and Prevent Security Breaches With Launch of Netwrix Auditor 6.5
Netwrix Corporation, the #1 provider of change and configuration auditing software, today announced the release of Netwrix Auditor 6.5, offering comprehensive monitoring and auditing capabilities which streamline compliance, strengthen security and simplify root cause analysis across the entire IT infrastructure, including file servers and shares MarketWire

Enviro-Serv, Inc. Announces Letter of Intent With South-West Based Florida Pest Control Operation
Enviro-Serv, Inc. (http://www.enviro-serv.com/) (OTC Pink: EVSV) (PINKSHEETS: EVSV), which targets highly profitable small service companies in the commercial and residential property maintenance industry, is pleased to announce an additional letter of intent to acquire a long standing full pest control operation. MarketWire

Lattice Completes ICON Installations at Correctional Facilities in Texas and Oklahoma
Lattice Incorporated (OTCQB: LTTC) ("Lattice" or the "Company"), a cloud-solutions provider of inmate management network systems for correction facilities, completed two installations of its Integrated Corrections Operating Network ("ICON") platform at correctional facilities in Texas and Oklahoma. MarketWire

Lamperd Less Lethal, Inc. Attends Invitation Only Canadian Government Product Exposition With Positive Results
Lamperd Less Lethal (PINKSHEETS: LLLI) was the only demonstrator of less lethal weapons and ammunition last week in Toronto at an invitation only Canadian Department of Corrections sponsored exposition. The department purchased three hundred fifty launchers from us in March 2014. MarketWire

Vega Biofuels Breaks Ground on Pilot Torrefaction Plant
VEGA BIOFUELS, INC. (PINKSHEETS: VGPR) announced today that its Joint Venture with Agri-Tech Producers, LLC has broken ground on its Allendale, SC pilot torrefaction plant. MarketWire

DAC Group Opens in Chicago
DAC Group Inc. (www.dacgroup.com), one of North America's top 20 search marketing agencies, announced today it has opened its doors in Chicago. This new opening brings the digital marketing agency's location count to seven. The company has set up shop at 444 Michigan Ave., on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, alongside some of the city's most beautiful and historic buildings. MarketWire

Spectra7 Receives Order for New Virtual Reality Chips
Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. ("Spectra7" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: SEV), today announced that it has received a significant multi-product order for its new virtual reality ("VR") devices from an industry-leading consumer original equipment manufacturer ("OEM") MarketWire

Ecrypt Technologies, Inc. Appoints Urvashi Mehra as VP of Global Healthcare Solutions
Ecrypt Technologies (OTCQB: ECRY) announced today that Urvashi Mehra, former Healthcare and IT Security Specialist at CA Technologies was appointed as Vice President of Global Healthcare Solutions. MarketWire

Vista Establishes Carbon Credit Portfolio
Vista International Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: VVIT), a pioneer in efficient Waste-to-Energy technology, is pleased to announce the recent completion of its Carbon Credit Project Design Documentation (PDD), thereby establishing a portfolio of carbon credits for the Company MarketWire

Overland Storage(R) Expects to Exceed Synergy Estimates and Is On Track for Completion of Company Transformation
Overland Storage, Inc MarketWire

Julbord in the Regenbogen Holiday Resorts
As last year, the restaurants in the Regenbogen holiday resorts on Oknö island in Småland and the fishing village Åhus in Skåne offer their traditional Julbord by the sea. Both chefs in the restaurants "Das Landhaus" have been thinking about the popular Christmas dinner for months and have been making plans for a buffet "people won't forget." MarketWire

TenTen Wilshire Hosts the USA Regional Center's EB-5 Investment Event
On October 17th, Downtown Los Angeles Apartment Complex, TenTen Wilshire, will be hosting the USA Regional Center's EB-5 Investment Event. TenTen Wilshire, perhaps best known for its Fully Furnished Apartments and Executive Office Space, will be holding this gala on Friday night between the hours of six and nine pm. MarketWire

BumeBox Selected to Power "Facebook Q&A" for Audience Engagement
BumeBox (www.bumebox.com), a conversational marketing platform that powers live Q&A for the world's largest brands and media companies, today announced the launch of a new Facebook Q&A management tool enabling a better social experience between talent and their fans MarketWire

Anglo Pacific Group PLC Kestrel Royalty Update
Anglo Pacific Group PLC ("Anglo Pacific" or the "Company") (LSE: APF) (TSX: APY) is pleased to provide an update on Kestrel, the Company's main producing royalty. MarketWire

Dealstruck Chief Strategy Officer Candace Klein to Present at Crowdfinance 2014 and Lend360
Online crowdlending provider Dealstruck, Inc will speak at Crowdfinance 2014 in New York City, October 16. Chief Strategy Officer Candace Klein will join a panel, "The Evolution of the Peer Lending Marketplace." Klein will also present at Lend360, to be held October 14-17 in New Orleans on a panel discussing P2P innovation. MarketWire

Salt Lake City and Birmingham Police Departments to Manage All Digital Evidence With EVIDENCE.com Platform
TASER International (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced that the Salt Lake City and Birmingham Police Departments have selected EVIDENCE.com to securely store and manage all of the digital evidence from their AXON body cameras and other digital devices. Both departments secured a five-year subscription with EVIDENCE.com in the third quarter of 2014. MarketWire

ASSIA Announces Optical Network Expresse, Industry's First Unified Software Management System for Fiber and Copper Networks
ASSIA, Inc., a leading solutions company for broadband service providers, today announced the launch of Optical Network Expresse (ON-Expresse™), which will support Fiber-to-the-Basement (FTTB), Fiber-to-the-Distribution-Point (FTTdp), and Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) deployments MarketWire

Quantum Energy Issues Shareholder Update: Audit Completed, Ready to Seek Fully Reporting Status
Quantum Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QEGY), with offices in Williston, North Dakota, issued the following shareholder update: MarketWire

Sunshine Biopharma Retains Renmark Financial Communications to Provide Investor Relations
Sunshine Biopharma Inc. (OTCQB: SBFM), a pharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of various forms of cancer, including its proprietary lead anticancer compound Adva-27a, today announced that it has retained the services of Renmark Financial Communications Inc. to handle its investor relations activities. MarketWire

Technologies and Techniques for Optimizing 2.5D Designs for Power and Cost Effectiveness
Who:Javier DeLaCruz, senior director of engineering at eSilicon, a leading independent semiconductor design and manufacturing solutions provider What:Panel discussion: 2 MarketWire

Solar Wind Energy Tower, Inc. Reiterates AZ Tower Specifications, Proprietary Technology and Disclosure Policies
Solar Wind Energy Tower, Inc MarketWire

ArtVentive Medical Group, Inc. Announces Expanded Commercial Use and Post-Market Study of EOS(TM) Endoluminal Occlusion System
ArtVentive Medical Group, Inc. (OTCBB: AVTD) announced today additional excellent clinical results in the ongoing ArtVentive EOS™ Endoluminal Occlusion System, or ArtVentive EOS™, OCCLUDE I post-market surveillance study. MarketWire

Tallwave Explores the Myths and Truths of Building a Web Product in Upcoming Webinar
Entrepreneurs are wasting hundreds of thousands of dollars building products that users don't want, and not spending enough time validating the need they are solving and their product's user experience MarketWire

Harvard Professor Dr. Hunter Gehlbach Joins Panorama Education as Director of Research
Panorama Education (www.panoramaed.com), which helps K-12 schools improve through data analysis and feedback surveys of teachers, parents and students, announced today that Dr. Hunter Gehlbach, Associate Professor at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, has joined the company as Director of Research MarketWire

Glassdoor Launches in France
Glassdoor, the leading jobs and careers community, is expanding its European presence with the launch of its free French language site (www.glassdoor.fr), iOS app and Android app. This is the company's first non-English implementation and follows the opening of a Glassdoor office in London to support the company's expansion in Europe. MarketWire

Vanner Introduces 100% Hybrid Electrification With Increased Accessory Power II(TM) (IAP II(TM))
Vanner Incorporated of Hilliard, Ohio introduced the next generation in 100% Hybrid Electrification with the unveiling of their Increased Accessory Power II™ (IAP II™) component system at this year's APTA Expo conference in Houston, Texas. MarketWire

Pazoo Signs Online Marketing Agreement With MobileSeed LLC
Pazoo, Inc. (OTCQB: PZOO) (German WKN#: A1J3DK) is pleased to announce that it has signed a one year marketing contract with MobileSeed LLC. MobileSeed LLC will help to increase Pazoo's online presence, in particular through social media marketing and search engine optimization. MarketWire

vRad Continues Empowering Radiology With Access to "Big Data" Analytics and Insights
vRad (Virtual Radiologic), the nation's largest telemedicine company and radiology practice with more than 500 physicians, today released its latest RPC(SM) (Radiology Patient Care) Indices, "Look in the Mirror," which are available for free and unrestricted use at www.vrad.com. MarketWire

GoldenComm Appoints Ginger Silverman as President to Oversee Strategic Corporate Growth
Golden Communications, Inc. (GoldenComm), a strategic marketing technology firm headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., will build on its 19 years of success with a new president, Ginger Silverman, effective immediately. In her new role, Silverman will oversee the corporate direction and strategy for operations, including sales support, consulting, marketing and branding. MarketWire

M3AAWG Releases First Bot Metrics Directly From Network Operators, Offers Insiders' View on the Pervasiveness of Malware
Each month, over 1% percent of unique consumer network subscribers are identified as having some type of malware on their systems with service providers notifying 94 to 99 percent of those users about the problem, according to a report released today from the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group MarketWire

Foxit(R) Integrates callas software Technology Into Its PDF Solutions
Foxit® Software, a leading software provider of fast, affordable, and secure PDF solutions, today announced that Foxit PhantomPDF Business integrates PDF/A, /E, and /X technology from software provider callas software GmbH. MarketWire

D2 Technologies to Present the "Green Button Promise" With GSMA at Futurecom Sao Paulo
FUTURECOM 2014 -- D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, today announced that chief operating officer Doug Makishima will offer an interactive demo as part of the GSMA organization's presence at Futurecom 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which kicks off today. MarketWire

MaintenanceNet Previews ServiceExchange(R) Next-Generation Service Revenue Generation Platform at TSW 2014 Service Transformations Conference
MaintenanceNet, Inc., the leading provider of service revenue generation solutions, today announced it will preview ServiceExchange, its next-generation service contract management and automation platform, in booth #32 at Technology Services World (TSW) 2014 Service Transformations (#TSW14), taking place October 20-22 at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. MarketWire

Tone Unveils ReliaTel 4.5.0 With Advanced Analytics and Automation to Boost Unified Communications Quality and Service Levels
Tone Software Corporation, a leading provider of comprehensive voice quality and unified communications monitoring and management software for advanced communications and collaboration ecosystems, today announced immediate availability of its ReliaTel® VoIP and UC Service Assurance Solution, Version 4.5 MarketWire

U-Swirl, Inc. Reports Record Net Income for First Half of FY2015
U-Swirl, Inc. (OTCQB: SWRL) ("U-Swirl" or "the Company"), parent to U-SWIRL International, Inc., through which it owns and franchises self-serve frozen yogurt cafés, today reported its operating results for the second quarter and first half of FY2015. MarketWire

Porticor Improves Cloud Data Protection for Former Gazzang Customers With New Buyback Program
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Signet Jewelers Announces New CEO
Signet Jewelers Limited ("Signet") (NYSE: SIG) (LSE: SIG), the largest specialty jewelry retailer in the US, UK and Canada, today announced that Michael Barnes has resigned from his position as Chief Executive Officer and from Signet's board of directors, effective October 31, 2014, and Mark Light, currently Signet's President and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed Mr MarketWire

Retrospective Study of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program for Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery, Which Included Fluid Therapy Tailored to Masimo's PVI(R), Showed Reduced Length of Stay and Cost Savings
Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the results of a retrospective study of an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program in colorectal surgery patients, which included Masimo's PVI® monitoring MarketWire

Axxess Pharma's Launch of New TapouT Turbo Blend Protein Powder Generates Immediate Sales
Axxess Pharma Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AXXE), a specialty pharmaceutical and nutritional supplements company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, AllStar Health Brands Inc., is pleased to announce their new TapouT Turbo Blend Protein Powder has generated immediate sales on www.RonnieColemanNutrition.com, and www.REVNutrition.com. MarketWire

ML Capital Group to Exhibit at 1st Annual Vapor Dynasty Expo From October 24-26 at Phoenix Convention Center
ML Capital Group, Inc. (OTCQB: MLCG), owner of the SuperStar Vapor Pen™, the SuperStar Dispensaries smart phone application, and SuperStar Medical Marijuana Recipe Book, is pleased to announce it will be an exhibitor at the upcoming first annual Vapor Dynasty Expo in Phoenix, Arizona from October 24 through October 26, 2014 MarketWire

PGA National Resort Expands Digital Caddies Technology to All Its Golf Courses
Digital Caddies, Inc. (OTC Pink: CADY) (PINKSHEETS: CADY), a leader in the on-course delivery of technology services and content to golfers, is pleased to announce they have now installed Digital Caddies' tablets on all of PGA National's five prestigious golf courses. MarketWire

Active Power Sets Third Quarter 2014 Conference Call for October 28 at 8:30 A.M. ET
Active Power, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACPW), a global leader in flywheel energy and power technology for mission critical applications, will hold a conference call on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014. Financial results will be issued in a news release prior to the call. MarketWire

Holden Beach, NC Returns to Sparta Commercial's Municipal Lease Program for New Dodge Ram Special Service Vehicles
Sparta Commercial Services, Inc. (OTCQB: SRCO) today announced that the Town of Holden Beach, NC has, for the second time, utilized Sparta's Municipal Leasing Division for acquiring additional vehicles for their Police Department's Special Vehicle fleet. MarketWire

Strata + Hadoop World 2014: Trifacta Users Take the Stage to Discuss Agile Data Transformation on Hadoop
Trifacta, a leading Data Transformation Platform provider, today announced a panel of Trifacta users to speak at the Strata + Hadoop World 2014 Conference on Friday, October 17, 2014 MarketWire

Ametherm Announces Distribution Agreement With Rhopoint Components
Ametherm today announced a distribution agreement with Rhopoint Components Ltd., a leading U.K.-based distributor of precision electronic components and sensor products. Under the terms of the agreement, Rhopoint Components is now carrying and providing technical support for Ametherm's entire lineup of inrush current limiters and NTC thermistors throughout Europe. MarketWire

Green Planet Hydrogen Generator Blows Expectations Away - 40% MPG Improvement
The Green Planet Group, Inc. (OTC Pink: GNPG) (PINKSHEETS: GNPG) offices are buzzing these days over the outstanding results of initial testing of the AAQIS, Inc. subsidiary's On-Demand Hydrogen Generator. AAQIS revolutionary technology utilizes the excess electricity generated by a vehicle's engine to break down water into its base elements, hydrogen and oxygen MarketWire

Capital Link to Host Complimentary Webinar "Analyst Roundtable: Dry Bulk Sector Developments & Outlook" With Analysts from Citi Investment Research, Deutsche Bank and Stifel Nicolaus Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. EDT
Capital Link will host a complimentary webinar on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time, titled "Analyst Roundtable: Dry Bulk Sector Developments & Outlook." MarketWire

ZyXEL Expands Next-Gen UTM Firewall Line With New Extreme Series
ZyXEL Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet access, connected home and routing products, today announced its Extreme Series of next-gen UTM firewall gateways: The USG1100 and USG1900 MarketWire

Golden Gate University Hosts Second Annual Women in Leadership Conversation
Golden Gate University's (GGU) Ageno School of Business hosts its second annual Women in Leadership event -- a panel discussion promoting women's empowerment designed to nurture women as they become leaders -- on Wednesday, November 5, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. MarketWire

New Research From Strategy& Highlights Splintering Priorities and Growing Expectations Among U.S. Healthcare Consumers
Strategy&, a member of the PwC network of firms, announced today the results of a survey polling more than 2,000 U.S. residents about their preferences for managing their health, purchasing healthcare coverage, and accessing care MarketWire

TMF Custom House Global Fund Services Names Kevin Walsh Chief Operating Officer
TMF Custom House Fund Services, a leading provider of fund administration services to the alternative investment sector, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Walsh as Chief Operating Officer for Fund Services. He is based in Dublin. MarketWire

LENSAR Partners With Precision Eye Services to Offer Full Service Mobile Laser Cataract Solution
LENSAR, Inc., a global leader in next generation femtosecond laser technology for refractive cataract surgery, today announced a new commercial alliance with Precision Eye Services, Inc MarketWire

Wear It! Campaign Continues to Influence Safe Boating Behavior
A survey of recreational boaters found the North American Safe Boating Campaign continues to have a positive impact on boater behavior. The yearlong campaign promotes safe and responsible boating and the value of voluntary life jacket wear by recreational boaters through the national theme, Wear It! MarketWire

Send-TheDoc(TM), the First Free HIPAA-Compliant File Delivery Service, Is Now Available for Dental Professionals and Patients
Send-TheDoc™ has developed a HIPAA-compliant cloud-based service that now makes it simple for over 120,000 dental offices nationwide to send and receive protected health information. Patients can also download and submit forms prior to their visit, which provides the offices extra time to devote to patient care. MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT: Melissa Data Highlights Global Data Quality for Data-Driven Marketers at DMA2014
Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and direct marketing solutions, is demonstrating cloud-based data quality tools and services at DMA2014 booth #1214. Optimized for marketers seeking a single, 360 degree view of their worldwide customer, Melissa Data's proven technologies fuel data-driven campaigns with corrected, validated and enriched customer records. Demos include: MarketWire

NV5 Announces Hiring of Kevin Wedman to Expand the Firm's Energy Vertical
NV5 Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "NV5") (NASDAQ: NVEE), a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, has appointed Kevin Wedman, CBO, as Senior Vice President to expand the firm's energy vertical. MarketWire

Oklahoma Proves Prosperous With $2.8 Billion in Projects Expected to Kick Off Before Year's End, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Oklahoma's industrial engine is chugging along, with the Power, Chemical Processing and Oil & Gas industries driving much of the expansion and job creation in the state. Industrial Info is tracking $2 MarketWire

Crude-Oil Pipelines May Gain Market Share From Rails in Williston Basin, an Industrial Info News Alert
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A Rare Diamond: Detroit Jeweler Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Darakjian Jewelers, a leading source of exclusive and limited edition jewelry to the Detroit area, marks October 14, 2014 as the 50 year anniversary of a thriving family business MarketWire

Former Yahoo!, Criteo Executive Joins Adroit Digital as President
Adroit Digital, a company that uses shared data to help marketers enhance brand engagement, attract new customers and deepen loyalty, today announced the appointment of Jacob Ross as the organization's President. MarketWire

ParStream Unveils the First Analytics Platform Built for the Internet of Things
INTERNET OF THINGS WORLD FORUM -- ParStream, the IoT analytics platform company, today introduced the industry's first analytics platform purpose-built for the speed and scale of the Internet of Things (IoT). Enabling an entirely new breed of analytics for the enterprise, the ParStream Analytics Platform is designed to easily scale to handle the massive volumes and high velocity of IoT data MarketWire

Customer Satisfaction and Response Time the Keys to TextPower and Daffron Partnership
TextPower, a leader in innovative text messaging software solutions, today announced Certified Integration Partner status with Daffron & Associates, which provides enterprise-wide software solutions for electric cooperatives, multi-service municipal utilities, and investor-owned utilities MarketWire

Gagein Adds Predictive Scoring of High-Value Prospects, Introduces Gagein for Salesforce 2.0 on Salesforce AppExchange, the World's Leading Enterprise Apps Marketplace
DREAMFORCE 2014 -- Gagein (http://www.gagein.com) today announced it has launched Gagein for Salesforce 2.0 (G4SF2.0), bringing proactive selling to new levels by adding predictive scoring to top-of-the-funnel sales activities MarketWire

Wound Management Technologies Appoints Dr. Blaine Farless as Medical Director of the Resorbable Orthopedic Products Subsidiary
Wound Management Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: WNDM), an emerging commercial stage company with its primary product, a patent-protected and FDA-cleared collagen product, CellerateRX®, today announced that the Company appointed Dr. Blaine Farless as Medical Director of the Resorbable Orthopedic Products subsidiary (ROP). MarketWire

Gagein Introduces Next-Generation Proactive Selling, Gives Salespeople "First Caller" Advantage
DREAMFORCE 2014 -- Gagein (http://www.gagein.com), a pioneer in proactive selling, today introduced Gagein 2.0, a major milestone in the application of 21st century artificial intelligence and big data technology to solving the biggest challenge facing the age-old sales profession: how to sell more. Gagein 2 MarketWire

Ambient Water Approved for Trading on OTCQB Marketplace
Ambient Water (OTCQB: AWGI), a leading provider of atmospheric water generation systems for extracting water from humidity in the air, today announced that the company has been named one of the first 100 verified OTCQB companies approved since the OTC Markets Group announced new standards and eligibility requirements in March of this year. MarketWire

Tokutek Founders to Speak at Big Data Techcon San Francisco
Tokutek®, delivering database performance at scale, today announced that co-founders Bradley Kuszmaul, research scientist at MIT, and Michael Bender, an associate professor of computer science at Stony Brook University, will co-present a half-day, hands-on session on "Data Structures and Algorithms for Big Databases," on Monday, October 27, at BigData TechCon San Francisco. MarketWire

U-Vend, Inc. Named Exclusive Provider of Del Monte(R) Branded Self-Serve Kiosks and Merchandisers in U.S. Market
U-Vend, Inc MarketWire

Private Benefits Exposed - Get Swagtastic Cash and Ridiculous Hotel Deals With New HotelPower.com
Hotel and travel discount sites that used to treat travelers all the same, are getting a new colleague who has negotiated way beyond where hotel negotiations have gone before. A new website launching today, HotelPower MarketWire

Staffing 360 Solutions Announces Application for NASDAQ Capital Market Listing
Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: STAF), a public company executing a global buy-and-build strategy through the acquisition of domestic and international staffing organizations with operations in the US and Europe, today announced that it has filed an application for uplisting its common stock on The NASDAQ Capital Market MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT -- Parks Associates: More Than 46 Million Households Worldwide Will Subscribe to a 4K UHD Pay-TV Service by 2018
New research from Parks Associates finds more than 46 million households worldwide will subscribe to a 4K UHD pay-TV service by 2018. Pay-TV providers will deploy this service as a differentiator, especially among younger consumers who are more likely to use new pay-TV features, such as TV Everywhere and cloud DVR, but also have slightly lower subscription rates for pay-TV services. In the U.S MarketWire

MapR Technologies Names Country Manager for Japan Office
MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the appointment of Minoru Yasuda as country manager for Japan. With 30 years of experience in the IT industry, Yasuda will drive the continued growth of sales and building of strategic partnerships in Japan. MarketWire

Sticky Password Powers VIPRE(R) to Enhance Online Security
Sticky Password, a leading password management software provider, has announced a licensing agreement to power ThreatTrack Security's new password management software, VIPRE® Password Vault. The licensing agreement allows ThreatTrack Security to utilize Sticky Password's security technology to help its customers manage their passwords and keep them secured MarketWire

Liberty Tax Service Names Robert Lougen as Vice President of Operations
Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX), the parent company of Liberty Tax Service, announced today that Robert Lougen has been named Vice President of Operations. MarketWire

Orion Advisor Services, LLC Incorporates Laser App Anywhere to Enhance Mobile Technology
Laser App Software, the premier provider of forms automation and management software for the securities and insurance industries, today announced that Orion Advisor Services, LLC ("Orion"), the premier portfolio accounting service bureau, has implemented Laser App Anywhere to strengthen its advisors' mobile capabilities, allowing them to conduct business on any device from any location. MarketWire

October Lease Deals Show Plenty of Prices Under $150 a Month According to Wantalease.com
Wantalease.com, the nation's first online car lease marketplace for new car lease deals, shows a growing number of car and truck lease deals offered for less than $150 per month. What's more, a few cars are even offered for less than $120 per month. The deals arrive as leasing continues to grow in popularity for consumers and dealerships. MarketWire

View Systems Announces Letter of Intent to Merge With Potomac River Group
View Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: VSYM), a Baltimore-based manufacturer of integrated, non-invasive, weapons detection systems, has completed negotiations with the Potomac River Group LLC (PRG) and signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to execute a merger between the two companies in a stock transaction MarketWire

Popular Humor Greeting Card Line From Frank(TM) Partners With A Squared Entertainment, a Subsidiary of Genius Brands International, to Deliver a Range of From Frank Products That Make People Smile
A Squared Entertainment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Genius Brands International, Inc. ("GBI") (OTCQB: GNUS), has partnered with From Frank™ to expand the hugely popular humor greeting card line Licensed to American Greetings division Recycled Paper Greetings into a broad-based lifestyle brand providing more ways for From Frank to "make humans smile MarketWire

Oracle and Madison Logic Partner to Provide the Premier B2B Intent and Demographic Dataset Available in the Industry With 100 Million Plus Anonymous Business Profiles
Madison Logic, the premier provider of intent data solutions for B2B marketers and publishers, today announced an exclusive partnership with Oracle's Data as a Service for Marketing, an enterprise-ready data solution that provides the most comprehensive audience data marketplace with hundreds of integrations for marketing action. MarketWire

Stephanie C. Hildebrandt Nominated for Election to TRC Companies' Board of Directors
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) announced today that Stephanie C. Hildebrandt, 50, has been nominated for election to its Board of Directors at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders on December 3, 2014. Friedrich K. M. Bohm, 72, Board member since 2004, is retiring from the Board and will not stand for re-election. Ms MarketWire

Cigna and Liazon Join Together to Offer Suite of Products on Liazon's Leading Private Exchange Platform
Today Liazon, operator of the Bright Choices® Exchange, an industry-leading private benefits exchange, and global health service company Cigna (NYSE: CI), announced that they plan to offer a suite of Cigna employee benefit plans and products through Bright Choices and other Liazon-powered exchanges MarketWire

Aconex Customers Win Constructech Vision Awards
Aconex, provider of the #1 cloud solution to manage the world's largest construction and engineering projects, today announced that three of its customers have won 2014 Constructech Vision Awards. These awards acknowledge companies that have stayed up to date on the latest trends and products in order to make decisions that have helped their businesses succeed and thrive. MarketWire

ecovent Raises $2.2 Million to Bring Room-by-Room Temperature Control to Homes
ecovent, maker of wireless vents and sensors for home heating and cooling systems, today announced that the company has closed $2.2 million in seed funding and has begun accepting pre-orders through its website, ecoventsystems.com. MarketWire

Oriens and E-Net Initiate Revenue Plan
Oriens Travel & Hotel Management Corp. (OTC Pink: OTHM) (PINKSHEETS: OTHM), the Next Generation International Hotel Brand Operator, recently merged with E-Network de Costa Rica SA ("E-Net") -- soon to be known as Pure Hospitality Solutions, Inc MarketWire

HighStreet Net Lease Group Announces Back to Back Closings of Texas Investment Properties
Houston based HighStreet Net Lease Group successfully completed the sale of two Texas investment properties, both net leased retail assets. The first transaction was a single tenant Jiffy Lube property in San Antonio, Texas. The second was a multi-tenant retail center in the North Houston suburb of Spring, Texas MarketWire

Mu Sigma Invited to Speak at Analytics 2014 Conference
Mu Sigma (www.mu-sigma.com), the world's largest pure-play provider of decision sciences and analytics solutions, announced today that it will present at Analytics 2014 taking place October 19-21, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV MarketWire

Visa Europe Selects edo for an Exclusive Partnership to Deliver Card-Linked Offers to the World's Largest Issuer Network
Visa Europe (www.visaeurope.com), the world's largest international payments network, today announce an exclusive partnership with edo (www.edointeractive.com), the leader in targeted card-linked offers. The partnership brings edo's data-driven marketing platform to Visa-branded credit and debit cards across Europe MarketWire

Percona Names Will Eglin as CFO and Dorothee Wuest as VP of Sales EMEA and Promotes Rob Young to EVP of Products and Services
Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced two key appointments, Will Eglin as chief financial officer and Dorothée Wuest as vice president of sales EMEA. Percona has also promoted Rob Young to executive vice president of products and services. The new appointments will support the company during a period of rapid growth around the world. MarketWire

Carahsoft Awarded NASA SEWP V Contracts
Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, today announced that it has been awarded two contracts under NASA's Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V. This is the follow-on to the SEWP I-IV contracts. Each is a five-year Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) with one five-year option. MarketWire

Quad Cities Orthopaedic Surgeon to Speak at International Wrist Arthroscopy Course
Orthopaedic Specialists is pleased to announce Dr. Tyson Cobb, an orthopaedic surgeon at the practice, has been invited to speak at the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society (EWAS) Course to be held in Los Angeles this November. The EWAS course is designed to teach U.S. surgeons new advanced techniques in wrist surgery MarketWire

Canberra Plastic Surgeon Discusses Extended Treatment Areas of Dermapen Skin Needling
The face is not the only area of skin subject to aging and environmental stressors, explains Canberra plastic surgeon Chandra Patel, FRACS. The neck, chest, and hands have delicate skin that often reveals fine lines, acne scars, textural changes, and stretch marks, too, he notes, and each of these areas can also be treated with the innovative Dermapen® Skin Needling technique MarketWire

Thousands of Industry Professionals to Gather in Rosemont Later This Month for an Expanded ASSEMBLY Show
After a successful launch in 2013, the ASSEMBLY Show is returning later this month to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center with more exhibitors, more attendees, more exciting special events and more networking opportunities MarketWire

Drone Aviation Completes Delivery of Blimp in a Box Sustainment Equipment to the U.S. Department of Defense
Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (OTCQB: DRNE), a developer of specialized lighter-than-air aerostats and tethered drones, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Drone Aviation Corp., has completed the latest delivery of Blimp in a Box® ("BiB") aerostat system sustainment equipment to the U.S. Department of Defense ("DoD") MarketWire

Spine Wave Announces the Full Commercial Launch of the Lateral Access Product Portfolio
Spine Wave, Inc. is a medical device company dedicated to leveraging its proprietary technology and expertise to provide spine surgeons with a broad, differentiated portfolio of expandable and other less invasive, more efficient solutions to real surgical challenges. Today Spine Wave announces that it has formally released the Lateral Access Product Portfolio for full commercial launch MarketWire

Neah Power Systems Presents BuzzBar(R) Suite for Africa Markets
Neah Power Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: NPWZ), an innovator and supplier of cutting-edge power solutions for the military, transportation and portable electronics industries, is pleased to announce Dr MarketWire

Vectra Networks Joins New A10 Security Alliance to Jointly Detect Attacks Obfuscated in Encrypted SSL Traffic
Vectra Networks, a leader in real-time detection of in-progress cyber-attacks, today announced it is a member of the A10 Security Alliance, an ecosystem of leading security and networking companies that are working together to mitigate threats and automate security operations, as launched by A10 Networks today. MarketWire

REMINDER: MEDIA ALERT: OneSpin Solutions to Exhibit at Inaugural DVCon Europe in Munich, Germany, Demonstrating Entire Family of Formal Verification Solutions
WHO: OneSpin® Solutions, provider of innovative formal verification and formal equivalence checking solutions WHAT: Will exhibit at the first DVCon (Design and Verification Conference & Exhibition) Europe in Booth #10 and focus on solutions for the toughest verification problems, including high-reliability and safety-critical design techniques MarketWire

ImageWare CEO Jim Miller + AMAG, EMC, HP, Risk Discovered and StrikeForce Are Featured in SecuritySolutionsWatch.com Thought Leadership Interviews
ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY); StrikeForce Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: SFOR) MarketWire

U.S. Businesses Lose More Than $200,000 Annually From Employees Struggling With Passwords
A survey conducted by Widmeyer and sponsored by Centrify Corporation, the leader in unified identity management across cloud, mobile and data center, revealed that companies lose upwards of $420 of productivity annually per employee due to workers grappling with passwords; a loss equivalent to giving each employee two new iPhone 6's every year MarketWire

Bridge Bank Provides $2.5 Million Credit Facility to Digital Trends
Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, a full-service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley and with offices located nationwide, announced today that it has provided Digital Trends, a leading consumer technology publisher headquartered in Portland, Oregon, a $2.5 million line of credit to support its working capital needs. MarketWire

InsideSales.com Is 'Doing Good' to Support the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals
Dreamforce 2014 -- InsideSales.com, the leading cloud-based sales acceleration technology company, today announced its Do Good Foundation has donated $100,000 to the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals at Dreamforce 2014. MarketWire

FirstLight Fiber Completes Acquisition of G4 Communications' Assets
MarketWire

BRIC Language CEO to Give Hard Hitting Speech at ICT for Language Learning
"Public education and companies like Rosetta Stone have given foreign language education a bad name in America," says Ryan McMunn, the Founder & CEO of BRIC Language Systems. Mr. McMunn is set to give what promises to be another captivating speech at the ICT for Language Learning in Florence, Italy MarketWire

StayinFront's Cloud-Based Biopharma CRM to Support a New Specialty Sales Team Launch
StayinFront Inc. has added TOLMAR Pharmaceuticals Inc. to its extensive list of Life Science CRM clients to deploy StayinFront TouchRx® on iPad tablets to support the launch of its newly formed specialty sales team MarketWire

Thompson Creek Metals Company Announces Third Quarter 2014 Operating Results
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. (NYSE: TC) (TSX: TCM) ("Thompson Creek" or the "Company") announced today production results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014 for its three operating mines, Mt. Milligan, Thompson Creek and Endako. Total concentrate production for Mt. Milligan for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 was 31.2 thousand dry tonnes, with 16 MarketWire

Led by Agriculture, Market for Commercial Drones Will Reach $1.7 Billion in 2025
The market for commercial uses of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, will grow to $1.7 billion in 2025, driven by a broad range of applications led by agriculture, according to Lux Research. MarketWire

Avascent Analytics to Demo New Market Data Visualization Toolkit Covering Global Aerospace & Defense Markets
On October 21st Avascent Analytics will demo its next-generation market analysis system: Analytics 2.0. This new suite merges Avascent's popular Global Defense Systems and Federal Services databases with exceptional data visualization tools, equipping analysts and industry leaders with live, dynamic modeling of aerospace & defense markets. MarketWire

Sibling's Blended Schools Network and LoudCloud Team Up to Accelerate Online Learning
Sibling Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: SIBE) (www.siblinggroup.com) (the "Company"), an educational technology holding company, announces that it has signed an agreement with LoudCloud to bring online, blended and competency-based learning to more K-12 students. The groups have worked together to install Blended Schools Network (BSN) content on the LoudCloud learning management system (LMS). MarketWire

Meller UAV Sapphire Optics Withstand Hard Landings
Meller Optics, Inc. has introduced custom fabricated UAV sapphire optics that provide greater durability and scratch resistance from sand, dirt, and hard landings than germanium. What's more, they are clear as glass and transmit from the visible through near IR. MarketWire

SalesEdge LLC Recognized as a Top Women Led Company in 2014
For a second consecutive year, SalesEdge LLC has been recognized as a Top Women Led company by Business NH Magazine. MarketWire

Seychelle Media Advances Timeshare Marketing Into the Digital Age
Two of the Vacation Ownership industry's most innovative marketing thought leaders have joined forces, creating a digital marketing agency focused on driving internet traffic, increasing quality customer leads and conversions and expanding brand reach. Seychelle Media is based in Orlando, Fla. MarketWire

Mi-Corporation Announces Big Data Product: Mobile Inspection Software by Mi-Corporation
Mi-Corporation, the leading provider of the most flexible, enterprise-class mobile data capture software platform -- Mi-Forms -- announces Big Data product Mobile Inspection Software by Mi-Corporation (MISM), which allows companies to automate field inspection data processes end-to-end quickly, including analysis & visualization of field data. MarketWire

Linux Foundation Announces 2014 Linux Training Scholarship Recipients
LinuxCon and CloudOpen - The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the recipients of its annual Linux Training Scholarship Program. MarketWire

J. D. Power Reviews Are in: Ambit Energy Comes Away the Overall Winner
A recent study by J. D. Power and Associates has found that Ambit Energy, an electric and natural gas provider, receives consistently high marks in customer satisfaction. The study, based on a survey of energy consumers in nine different states, collected data for almost a year. From September 2013 to June 2014, J. D MarketWire

PIMCO Appoints Luke Spajic, Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager to Lead Emerging Markets Asia Portfolio Management
PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has appointed Luke Spajic, an Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager, to lead the firm's Emerging Markets Portfolio Management effort in Asia. Mr. Spajic, currently a Senior Credit Portfolio Manager based in Newport Beach, will relocate to Singapore. MarketWire

Summer on Southport Offers Art, Music, and Food
Summer on Southport took over Waveland and Southport on July 12 and 13, offering an eclectic mix of fine art by day and music by night. The festival ran 10am-10pm Saturday and 10am-9pm Sunday. MarketWire

Two-Day Pride Fest an Event All Lakeview Can Enjoy
The Pride Fest was held this year on June 21-22 along North Halsted, between Belmont and Addison. The event features two days of performances on two stages, arts, crafts, food, and other attractions. Headlining is Oscar-winning actress and Grammy-winning singer Jennifer Hudson. The event is traditionally held as a primer for the Pride Parade, which takes place the following weekend. MarketWire

Planet Smoothie Franchise Expanding in Atlanta, Seeks Area Developer
Nearly 20 years after Planet Smoothie got its start in Atlanta, the smoothie franchise has plans to double its number of locations in the market, and it's looking for a partner to help make that happen. MarketWire

3E Company Extends Collaboration with The Chemical Daily
Expanded Agreement Offers Japanese Businesses Access to Award-Winning MSDgen SDS Authoring Platform Carlsbad, Calif., October 14, 2014 - 3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced that it has expanded its relationship with The Chemical Daily Co., Ltd GlobeNewswire

Ziggo press release - Notice of Redemption
Ziggo Notice of RedemptionThis announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein GlobeNewswire

Actelion to publish nine months 2014 financial results
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Actelion to publish nine months 2014 financial results. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

REMINDER - Hydro's third quarter results 2014
Please disregard this reminder if you already have registered to this event. GlobeNewswire

Kesko's sales in September 2014
KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 14.10.2014 AT 09.00 1(2) GlobeNewswire

Sims Metal Management Limited to deregister from SEC in US
Sydney, Australia and New York, 14 October 2014 (ASX:SGM) (OTC:SMSMY) -- Sims Metal Management Limited (the Company) announced today that it intends to deregister its American Depositary Receipts (ADRs)  under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act (Exchange Act). This follows the delisting of the ADRs from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on 11 October 2013. GlobeNewswire

Smart, Ericsson and REFUNITE to reconnect displaced Filipino Families through SMS
Smart Communications, Ericsson, and REFUNITE will launch an SMS disaster service for Filipino families. More than 4 million people have been displaced by the catastrophic Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines last year. The innovative SMS service allows Filipino families to take the search for missing relatives into their own hands, through a simple text message GlobeNewswire

Nordic Mines invites to Capital Market Presentation
PRESS RELEASE, October 14, 2014 GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Introduces New Merger Arbitrage Dataset to Support Event-Driven Hedge Fund Managers
GlobeNewswire

ADVA Optical Networking and BT Show Real Value of Transport SDN at SDN and OpenFlow World Congress
ADVA Optical Networking SE /ADVA Optical Networking and BT Show Real Value of Transport SDN at SDN and OpenFlow World Congress . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

ADVA Optical Networking and Metaswitch Networks Showcase Radical New SDN-based Approach to Customer Edge Routing
ADVA Optical Networking SE /ADVA Optical Networking and Metaswitch Networks Showcase Radical New SDN-based Approach to Customer Edge Routing . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Invitation: Kemira to publish January-September 2014 results on October 22, 2014
Kemira OyjPress ReleaseOctober 14, 2014 at 9.00 am (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

More MacGregor deck machinery orders signed with Sinopacific
CARGOTEC COPRORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 14 OCTOBER 2014 AT 11 AM (EEST) GlobeNewswire

MacGregor electric mooring systems specified for new Mermaid tender rigs
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 14 OCTOBER 2014 AT 9.30 AM (EEST) GlobeNewswire

Healthcare professionals' use of digital channels has positive impact on prescription intention
Healthcare professionals' use of digital channels has positive impact on prescription intention GlobeNewswire

Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc. : Cynapsus Therapeutics' Phase 2 Drug Candidate for Parkinson's Chosen as One of the Top Ten Neurology Projects to Watch
October 14, 2014 GlobeNewswire

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