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Ensemble Honored by Marriott Hotels With Best Custom Project Award for Design of Philadelphia Navy Yard Courtyard Marriott
PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Ensemble Investments, LLC is proud to announce the Courtyard Philadelphia South at the Navy Yard, an Ensemble property, has won a Marriott Design Excellence award for Best Custom Project. MarketWire

Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces the Asset Acquisition of Ocean Marine Insurance Agency, Inc. and Affiliates
DAYTONA BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - J. Scott Penny, Chief Acquisitions Officer of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO), and Kristian ("Kris") L. Boehmer, Robert ("Bob") C. McVey, and William ("Bill") J. Scola, the principals of Ocean Marine Insurance Agency, Inc., Ocean Marine Insurance Agency of Massachusetts, Inc., and Ocean Marine Underwriters Agency, Inc MarketWire

ATLAS Mara Limited: Director / PDMR Shareholding
Atlas Mara Limited ("Atlas Mara" or the "Company") (LSE: ATMA) has been notified that certain Directors and members of the Executive Committee, acquired ordinary shares of no par value in the Company as set out below, at an average price of $5.30 on 15 December 2015. MarketWire

Unitiv Announces Sale to Investor Group
Unitiv, Inc. today announced that it has sold a majority interest in the company to an investor group led by Ludvik Holdings, Inc. The terms of the sale include a financing commitment to Unitiv for up to $5,000,000. MarketWire

Mortgage Rates Move Higher
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates ticking slightly higher for the second week in a row amid the Federal Reserve's decision to raise short-term interest rates for the first time since 2006. MarketWire

Methode Electronics' Board Approves Dividend
Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI), a global developer of custom engineered and application specific products and solutions, announced today that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.09 per share to be paid on January 30, 2016, to common stockholders of record at the close of business on January 16, 2016. MarketWire

Digital Legends Entertainment Brings Editor's Choice Afterpulse to the All-New Apple TV
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

National Association for Business Resources Names TriNet One of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the U.S.
TriNet (NYSE: TNET), a leading cloud-based provider of HR services announced today it has been named one of the nation's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). TriNet received this honor for its achievements in employee relations, using innovation to motivate employees and implementing creative compensation programs, among others MarketWire

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2015
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: SHIP) announced today its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2015. MarketWire

Kinnevik: Notice to the shareholders of Metro International S.A.
THIS NOTICE APPEARS FOR REGULATORY PURPOSES AND IS NOT ADDRESSED TO THE SHAREHOLDERS OF INVESTMENT AB KINNEVIK GlobeNewswire

NOTICE TO THE SHAREHOLDERS OF METRO INTERNATIONAL S.A.
Through this press release, Metro International S.A. hereby informs its shareholders of the conclusions of the second valuation report done by the independent expert Grant Thornton AB ("Grant Thornton") for the shares concerned by the squeeze-out. GlobeNewswire

Eurocastle Investment Limited : Eurocastle Declares a Dividend of €0.125 per Ordinary Share for the Fourth Quarter 2015
EUROCASTLE INVESTMENT LIMITED GlobeNewswire

Swinerton Renewable Energy Joins Gigawatt Club
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Swinerton Renewable Energy (SRE) was recently ranked #4 on Greentech Media's annual list of top solar O&M companies in the United States. Per the ranking, as of 9/1/15, SRE operated 1,110 MW of energy across dozens of projects throughout North America MarketWire

Leading Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones Tapped as Keynote Speaker at 30th Anniversary Land Use Law & Planning Conference Hosted by UCLA Extension
Dr. Lucy Jones, Science Advisor for Risk Reduction at the U.S. Geological Survey, is the keynote speaker at UCLA Extension's 30th Anniversary Land Use Law & Planning Conference on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Dr MarketWire

How Much Would You Pay for a Meal of a Lifetime?
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - What would you pay to dine in a Michelin-starred restaurant or be dazzled with impossible plates designed by a celebrity chef? MarketWire

Nanotech Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2015 Year End Results
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Nanotech Security Corp. (TSX VENTURE: NTS)(OTCQX: NTSFF), ("Nanotech" or the "Company") today released its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended September 30, 2015. MarketWire

Unisource Signs Binding Letter of Intent to Merge With ActivePoint
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Internet Grows to 299 Million Domain Names in the Third Quarter of 2015
RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) -  VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global leader in domain names and Internet security, today announced that approximately 3.1 million domain names were added to the Internet in the third quarter of 2015, bringing the total number of registered domain names to approximately 299 million worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of Sept MarketWire

Suzanne M. Vautrinot and Kirkland H. Donald Elected to Battelle Board of Directors
COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Battelle announced today the election of two distinguished military and technical leaders to its Board of Directors. The appointments are effective immediately MarketWire

Maaco, America's Bodyshop, Donates More Than $40,000 to Partner Charities
CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Maaco, the leading automotive paint and collision repair brand, in partnership with the Driven Brands Charitable Foundation and more than 475 Maaco franchisees across North America, today donated more than $40,000 to its 2015 charity partners. The donations represent the collective contributions from fundraising efforts throughout 2015. MarketWire

Breakthrough Medicines Usher in Hopeful Era for Lung Cancer Patients
SAN CARLOS, CA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) applauds the medical research community and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for putting a heightened focus on lung cancer diagnostics and treatments MarketWire

Biodel Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results
DANBURY, CT--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Biodel Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOD) today reported financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and year-ended September 30, 2015 MarketWire

CGT Unveils the Top 100 Consumer Goods Companies
RANDOLPH, NJ--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) (www.consumergoods.com), a B2B publication serving more than 76,000 decision-makers in the consumer goods industry, has announced the results of the 2015 Registry: Top 100 Consumer Goods Companies (www.consumergoods.com/CGT2015Registry) MarketWire

Accent Computer Solutions, Inc. Named a 2015 Top Workplace
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Accent Computer Solutions, Inc., a leading information technology (IT) firm in Southern California, is honored to be named a 2015 Top Workplace by The Press-Enterprise.  MarketWire

#Lastminutegifts the Merry Maids Way
MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Holiday shopping have you stressed? Heading into the home stretch looking for #lastminutegifts or the perfect present for a tough-to-please loved one? What could be better than the gift of time and relaxation thanks to a clean home from the professionals at Merry Maids? MarketWire

Invitation to the 2016 Compass Intelligence Mobility Awards Held at CES, Honoring the Top in Mobility, IoT, Wearables, and Green Tech
SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Compass Intelligence (www.compassintelligence.com), a market analytics and consulting firm specializing in mobile and wireless, will be announcing the 2016 Compass Intelligence Awards, during a luncheon at the 2016 International CES Conference MarketWire

BareItAll Petfoods Teams Up With Shedd Aquarium to Combat Invasive Asian Carp
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Alabama Retail Expansion: Sears Hometown Opens New Store in Moundville
MOUNDVILLE, AL--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOS) will open its newest Alabama Sears Hometown Store on December 17 at 39609 Hwy 69 South in Moundville. MarketWire

Engagement Labs Fulfills Compensation Options to Directors
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Engagement Labs Inc. (TSX VENTURE: EL) today announces its intent to satisfy its obligation to pay independent director fees for the period January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015 by issuing shares, pending approval from the TSX Venture Exchange. The Corporation will issue 994,573 Common Shares with a deemed value of $0 MarketWire

More Than 16 Million Babies Born Into Conflict This Year: UNICEF
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - More than 16 million babies were born in conflict zones in 2015 -- 1 in 8 of all births worldwide this year -- UNICEF said today, a figure that underscores the vulnerability faced by increasing numbers of children. MarketWire

LevelFunded Health Appoints Former Assurant Health Insurance Exec as Advisory Board Member
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - LevelFunded Health, an innovative health insurance agency offering small business-focused benefit alternatives to the Affordable Care Act, announced today it has named Joel LeBendig as an Advisory Board Member, where he will be primarily responsible for national channel partner development and strategic partnership growth. MarketWire

Zywave Releases a New ACA Section 6055 and 6056 Reporting Solution
MILWAUKEE, WI--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Zywave, Inc., a leading provider of software solutions for insurance brokers, has released a new Affordable Care Act (ACA) Section 6055 and 6056 reporting solution for insurance brokers MarketWire

Luxury Institute Survey Shows Affluent Travelers Rankings of 40 Global Luxury Hotel Brands
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - The independent and objective Luxury Institute today released the 2016 Global Hotels Luxury Brand Status Index, which provides rankings and ratings of 40 global luxury hotel brands by affluent consumers from the world's richest countries MarketWire

Acura Pharmaceuticals Provides Development Update on Its LIMITX(TM) Abuse Deterrent Technology
PALATINE, IL--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACUR), a specialty pharmaceutical company innovating abuse deterrent drugs, today announced that's it is advancing its lead LIMITX™ oral abuse deterrent drug candidate using the opioid hydromorphone HCl (LIMITX Hydromorphone) into clinical testing MarketWire

Intesource Recognized for Playing a Leading Role in the Food and Beverage Supply Chain by Food Logistics
PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Intesource, the leader in eSourcing for grocers, retailers and restaurants, has been named to the FL100+ by Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the global food and beverage supply chain MarketWire

SW Innovative Holdings, Inc. - Shareholder Update
HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - SW Innovative Holding's, Inc. (OTC PINK: SWHI) today announced as the year comes to an end we would like to thank our shareholders for their continue support and update them with past year accomplishments and next year's expectations. MarketWire

Sony Announces the Alpha a68 DSLR Camera, More Info: B&H
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - B&H Photo would like to share the announcement of Sony's a68 Alpha DSLR camera, the newest member of the unique A-mount system of cameras MarketWire

Indie Media Ad Network Opens the Door to Unique Audience
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Indimpact.org, the first advertising platform that connects 150 of the nation's most respected independent news publications, launched today. MarketWire

EPA Removes Bee Toxicity Warning Statement From Label of SPEAR(TM) Bioinsecticide From Vestaron Corporation
KALAMAZOO, MI--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Vestaron Corporation, the leading developer of peptide-based insecticides, announced today that it has received U.S. EPA approval to delete the bee toxicity warning statement from its SPEAR™ Biopesticide label following a review MarketWire

Maropost Announced as Premiere Sponsor for 2016 Traffic & Conversion Summit
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Maropost, a hyper-growth provider of on-demand digital marketing solutions, today announced its participation as the Premiere sponsor at the sold-out Traffic and Conversion Summit, taking place Feb 9-11, 2016, at San Diego's Grand Hyatt Resort. MarketWire

Invincea CEO Selected by Dell to Join Founders 50
FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Invincea, the leader in advanced endpoint threat protection, today announced that the company's Founder and CEO, Anup Ghosh, has been selected by Dell to join its elite Founders 50 MarketWire

With 2 Million Student and Teacher Users, Showbie Launches Realtime Parent Updates
EDMONTON, AB--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - ​Strengthening the communication between teachers and students has always been an integral part of creating successful education technology -- but where do parents factor in? MarketWire

Oak Valley Community Bank Opens Downtown Sonora Branch
Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), recently announced the official opening of their second Sonora Branch located at 85 Mono Way in downtown Sonora near the intersection of Mono and Restano Way. It is the Bank's sixteenth location. MarketWire

Barona Tribe Awards Excelsior Academy in San Diego With $5,000 Education Grant
The Barona Band of Mission Indians continues to give to schools statewide by recently awarding a $5,000 Barona Education Grant to Excelsior Academy in the Allied Gardens area. The school's mission is to make a difference in the lives of children with learning disabilities by building confidence and character in a supportive learning environment. MarketWire

MedSafe Audit, Billing and Coding Service Recovers Lost Revenue for Physicians' Practices
MedSafe, the leader in total healthcare compliance solutions, announces enhanced services for coding and billing audits to help identify untapped revenues, manage OIG (office of inspector general) investigations, RAC (recovery audit contractor) audits and Medicare billing complexities for healthcare practitioners. MarketWire

America First Credit Union Expands Mobile Payment Offerings With Android and Samsung Pay
Beginning today, America First Credit Union members can enjoy the benefits of a simple, secure and private way to pay with an America First Credit Union Visa card supporting Android and Samsung Pay. MarketWire

Yuma Energy, Inc. Announces Appointment of James J. Jacobs as Chief Financial Officer and Departure of Kirk F. Sprunger as Chief Financial Officer
Yuma Energy, Inc. (NYSE MKT: YUMA) (the "Company" or "Yuma") today announced the appointment of James J. Jacobs as Chief Financial Officer, effective December 15, 2015. Mr. Jacobs is replacing Kirk F. Sprunger who is resigning to pursue other opportunities. MarketWire

Overall U.S. Public Company Risk up 67%, CreditRiskMonitor FRISK Stress Index Shows
CreditRiskMonitor (OTCQX: CRMZ), a financial news and corporate risk analysis service used by the world's leading companies to monitor public company risk, today announced its new FRISK® Stress Index, which shows a dramatic increase in financial risk since the Great Recession MarketWire

Finalists Named for 2016 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation
Dolby, Coherent, Hamamatsu, Alakai Defense Systems, PI (Physik Instrumente), KMLabs, Rochester Precision Optics, and QD Laser are among 27 finalists in nine categories for the 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation. The awards are sponsored by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, and Photonics Media. MarketWire

Empire Bancorp Announces Completed Private Placement
Empire Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: EMPK), the parent holding company of Empire National Bank, announced today that it has completed a private placement of $15,250,000 in aggregate principal amount of subordinated notes to certain qualified institutional investors. Unless earlier redeemed, the notes mature on December 17, 2025 MarketWire

Barona's Spreading Holiday Cheer With $136,000 in Cash Giveaways During the Holiday Hoopla Event From December 22-25
Barona Resort & Casino will be extra Merry and Bright during the Holiday Hoopla celebration from Tuesday, December 22 through Christmas Day when players have a chance to win over $136,000 in cash prizes! Club Barona members are invited to celebrate the season and play for a chance to be a big winner MarketWire

NovaWurks' Inaugural HISat Experiment Reaches Space
NovaWurks™ Inc., a provider of high technology space products and services, announced today that for the first time a Hyper-Integrated Satlet (HISat™) based spacecraft the company designed has been successfully launched and received at the International Space Station (ISS) MarketWire

Where in the World Is Santa? Avaya-Powered Hotline Helps NORAD Deliver Answers to Eager Boys and Girls
NORAD and long-standing partner Avaya will celebrate its 60th anniversary of the NORAD Tracks Santa Program. Children from around the world and of all ages can track Santa on December 24 by calling the Avaya-powered 1 877 HI-NORAD hotline MarketWire

STW Resources Holding Corp Names Thomas J. Joiner as President
STW Resources Holding Corp. (OTCQB: STWS), a provider of high-quality pipeline, water reclamation and processing management services including water desalination, announced today that it has appointed Thomas J. Joiner to the position of President of Pipeline Maintenance and Construction, effective immediately MarketWire

Fragmob Announces Partnership With Vantiv
Fragmob, Direct Selling's mobile technology innovator, today announced its partnership with Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes MarketWire

Freddie Mac Prices Final Multifamily K Certificate Offering for 2015
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily recently priced an offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed exclusively by multifamily mortgages on seniors housing properties. The company offered approximately $603 million in K Certificates (K-S04 Certificates) that are expected to settle on or about December 29, 2015 MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation Receives Court Approval for DIP Financing and All First Day Motions
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (OTC PINK: MHRC) and certain of its wholly-owned subsidiaries (collectively, the "Company" or "Magnum Hunter") announced today that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (the "Court") has approved a variety of "first day" motions related to Magnum Hunter's voluntary chapter 11 restructuring MarketWire

Nobility Homes, Inc. Announces Increased Sales and Earnings for Its Fiscal Year 2015
Today Nobility Homes, Inc. (OTCQX: NOBH) announced increased sales and earnings results for its fiscal year ended October 31, 2015. Sales for fiscal year 2015 were up 32% to $27,836,804 as compared to $21,152,259 recorded in fiscal year 2014. Income from operations for fiscal year 2015 was $2,941,452 versus $1,311,030 in the same period a year ago MarketWire

Century Announces Continued Operations of Its Sebree, KY Smelter
Century Aluminum Sebree LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX), today announced that it would continue to operate all of its production lines at its Sebree, Ky. smelter. The Company had previously announced plans to curtail one of its three production lines by December 31, 2015. Sebree's continued operation will help save hundreds of jobs in western Kentucky. MarketWire

Meaningful Matches Are Ready to Be Made on the All-New ChristianMingle
ChristianMingle®, the largest and most trusted online community for Christian singles, today unveiled its exciting new makeover MarketWire

Fish & Richardson Announces Two Principals Named "Litigation Trailblazers" for 2015 by The National Law Journal
Fish & Richardson today announced that Jonathan E. Singer and Ann Cathcart Chaplin have been named "Litigation Trailblazers" by The National Law Journal (NLJ). According to the NLJ, these trailblazers have "shown a deep passion and perseverance in pursuit of their mission, having achieved remarkable successes along the way." MarketWire

Yoram Golandsky, CEO of CybeRisk(TM), Named a Trailblazer in CyberSecurity by the National Law Journal
Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN), a cybersecurity company, today announced that Yoram Golansky, Chief Executive Officer of CybeRisk Security Solutions, LTD., has been named to the National Law Journal's inaugural list of Trailblazers in Cybersecurity and Data Protection MarketWire

Digital Doors Open on Responsive Website for New Jersey Orthodontic Practice
To keep pace with the changing needs of patients, Dr. Kenneth Banasiak and Dr. Roger Nettune recently opted to update the website for their Basking Ridge orthodontic practice. The orthodontists paired up with Rosemont Media, an Internet marketing agency, to develop a customized, modern, and responsive website design that could meet their goals MarketWire

PeerLogix Unveils Key Data on the Content Sharing Economy
PeerLogix, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCQB: LOGX), an advertising technology and data aggregation provider, today released an informative white paper designed to inform both investors and customers alike about the key attributes of the Content-Sharing Economy and the valuable users that comprise its lucrative and growing ecosystem MarketWire

Freddie Mac Releases 2016 K Certificates Issuance Calendar
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its inaugural 2016 K-Deal Issuance Calendar to increase transparency and to demonstrate a consistent level of potential investment opportunities in the new year. The Calendar is available on K Certificates page of the company's web site at www.FreddieMac.com. MarketWire

BrightTALK Launches Salesforce Pardot Connector: Advanced Engagement Data Helps Marketers Find Their Best Prospects
Marketers can now identify and convert their best prospects by quickly accessing video and webinar engagement data with BrightTALK's new Pardot connector. MarketWire

VitaCig Launches Vita Gourmet Chocolate With CBD; Provides Update on VitaCig Disposable Relaunch
VitaCig, Inc. (OTC PINK: VTCQ), a technology company that is harnessing mobile vaporization technology for medical delivery applications as well as a leader in the development, marketing, and sale of ultra-pure CBD Oil tinctures, Edibles, and E-Liquids is proud to announce the release of our newest product addition, Vita Gourmet CBD Chocolate Bar for sale now at www.vitacbd.com. MarketWire

AlliedBarton's Caress Kennedy Selected as One of The Responsible 100 by City & State
AlliedBarton Security Services, www.alliedbarton.com, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, is pleased to announce that Caress Kennedy, Managing Partner for the New York/New Jersey region, was selected as one of 'The Responsible 100' by City & State, the media company devoted solely to covering government and politics in New York. MarketWire

PFSweb Launches Omni-Channel Operations for Laura Mercier and ReVive Skincare
PFSweb, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFSW), a global commerce service provider, has been engaged by Gurwitch Products, a global luxury cosmetics and skincare company, to provide omni-channel operations in the U.S. for its prestigious brands, Laura Mercier® and ReVive® Skincare. MarketWire

Web Content Management Company Aurora IT Continues to Satisfy Businesses With the Bitrix24 Intranet Portal
Aurora Information Technology, Inc. (Aurora IT) is a medical website design and marketing leader, and the only Bitrix24 gold certified partner in the U.S. Together, Aurora IT and Bitrixsoft offer an enterprise intranet portal customizable for businesses and organizations regardless of size and unique workflow needs. MarketWire

Transform the Mind, Body and Spirit Through Health and Wellness Offerings in Colorado
As one of the most active and outdoorsy states in the nation, Colorado promotes personal health and wellness. Below is a sampling of healthful experiences throughout the state to motivate memorable New Year's resolutions. For more, visit www.COLORADO.com. MarketWire

Processia Acquires NextIS Consulting, Extending its Business Consulting Services Capabilities and Consolidating its Leadership in France and Europe
Note to editors: An image is included with this press release on Marketwired's website. MarketWire

SuperSonic Imagine Installs Aixplorer(R) Ultrasound System at the Brust-Zentrum Breast Centre in Zurich, Switzerland
SuperSonic Imagine (EURONEXT PARIS: SSI) (FR0010526814), a company specializing in ultrasound medical imaging, today announced the installation of its Aixplorer® Ultrasound System at the Brust-Zentrum Breast Centre in Zürich, Switzerland MarketWire

For the Love of Wine
(Family Features) Whether it's relaxing at home, dining out at a restaurant or celebrating with friends and family, Americans are enjoying wine at a wider variety of occasions than ever before. In fact, 85 percent of frequent wine drinkers now believe that wine is equally appropriate for casual and formal settings alike. MarketWire

Festive Feline Fun for the Holidays
(Family Features) Your feline family members give their companionship and (sometimes begrudging) affection all year long. So when the holidays roll around, it's time to give a little of that love in return by bestowing gifts and including them in the fun. MarketWire

5 Tips for Better Financial Health
(Family Features) As the calendar turns over a new year, it's a good time to take stock of your finances. Evaluating what missteps you made with your money in the past year, determining how you can correct those errors and setting a realistic budget will put you on your way to better financial health in 2016. MarketWire

drchrono Just Changed Everything Again, Launching the First Fully Featured iPhone EHR
drchrono, the EHR on iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and web for physicians and their patients, announced today the launch of its iPhone EHR with full clinical documentation functionally. MarketWire

SEI Releases Research on Pension Accounting Disclosure Assumptions for 2016
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today released its annual pension accounting research study, which found that 99 percent of plan sponsors decreased their discount rates last year to a level that is unlikely to be reversed in 2015, due to the small change in yield curves through Nov. 30. MarketWire

Zadara Storage Selected as Member of Dell Founders 50
Zadara™ Storage, the provider of enterprise-class storage-as-a-service (STaaS) announced today it has been named to Dell's Founders 50. This prestigious group represents an exclusive list of companies identified by Dell as high-growth start-ups poised to become major disruptors and innovators in their specific industries MarketWire

Trunity Announces Planned Name Change and Further Information on Restructuring
Trunity Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: TNTY) (OTCQB: TNTY) made further announcements regarding its restructuring plan today, including its plans to change the name of the public company to True Nature Holdings, Inc., subject to legal and regulatory approvals. The Company plans to spin out its legacy educational software business into a Florida "C" corporation known as Trunity, Inc MarketWire

Medigene AG announces key Management Changes
Medigene AG /Medigene AG announces key Management Changes. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Maurel & Prom :Minutes of the Combined General Shareholders' Meeting of 17 December 2015
Paris, 17 December 2015 No.27-15 GlobeNewswire

SBM OFFSHORE RESPONDS TO BRAZILIAN NEWS REPORTS
The Company responds to news that CEO Bruno Chabas and member of the Supervisory Board Sietze Hepkema appear on a list of (former) Petrobras executives, former sales agents and (former) SBM Offshore executives who may be prosecuted in Brazil in relation to a corruption scandal. GlobeNewswire

Leasinvest Real Estate acquires the iconic building Royal Depot on the Tour & Taxis site in Brussels
On 17 December 2015 Leasinvest Real Estate acquires the Royal Depot on the Tour & Taxis site in Brussels. GlobeNewswire

Gunn Wærsted elected as new Chair of the Board of Telenor ASA
(Fornebu, 17 December 2015) The Corporate Assembly of Telenor ASA has on 17 December 2015 elected Gunn Wærsted (60) as Chair of the Board of Directors. Wærsted will assume her position on 14 January 2016. GlobeNewswire

Cellceutix Stockholders Tour Company Facilities at First Annual Stockholder Meeting; Investors Express Support for Company and Disgust for Seeking Alpha Article
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O.penVAPE Wins Best Branding & Marketing Category at the Inaugural Cannabist Awards
O.penVAPE, the largest consumer brand in the international cannabis industry, is the proud winner in the Best Branding & Marketing category at the inaugural Cannabist Awards. MarketWire

UPDATE - Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. to Enhance TurnScor Pre-Paid Card With State-of-the-Art Sequre Lock Fraud Mitigation/Prevention Technology
Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ACRT) has issued the following update on the company's business and information objectives going forward in the first quarter of 2016. MarketWire

Win More Than $60,000 in Cash and Enjoy Festive Meals Throughout the Holiday Season at Four Winds Casinos
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians' Four Winds® Casinos are pleased to announce that W Club members can win more than $60,000 in cash on New Year's Eve at all Four Winds Casino locations. The Buffet at Four Winds New Buffalo will also offer Holiday menus on Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day MarketWire

Vortex Wins Prestigious Global Design Award for Its Water Journey(TM) Solution
Vortex Aquatic Structures International (www.vortex-intl.com), a manufacturer and world leader in aquatic play landscapes and entertainment solutions, today announced its Water Journey™ aquatic play solution has been recognized with a Good Design Award by the Chicago Athenaeum. MarketWire

DSM and WFP reconfirm partnership to combat global malnutrition
Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the world's largest humanitarian organization fighting hunger around the world, today signed an Agreement extending their existing partnership to combat hidden hunger and malnutrition in the developing world for three years (to 2018) GlobeNewswire

JetBlue Applauds Civil Aviation Agreement to Resume Scheduled Flights to Cuba
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today applauded a landmark civil aviation agreement that will allow scheduled air service to resume between the U.S. and Cuba. MarketWire

Razer Announces Leviathan Mini Bluetooth(R) Speaker
IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced the Razer Leviathan Mini. The portable sound system provides uncompromised audio quality that music listeners can take anywhere. MarketWire

Atlanta Airport Marriott Unveils Innovation Lab -- An Electrifying Arena for Creativity
The Atlanta Airport Marriott has reached for the stars with innovative meetings, and now they've stepped up to another level with the new Innovation Lab. Redefining the standard for collaborative business meetings, this facility allows seamless event planning with the help of certified event planners, a variety of on-site culinary experiences and an expert in-house technology team MarketWire

Allen Vanguard Counter-Threat Solutions Wins NATO Contract
Allen Vanguard Counter-Threat Solutions today announced that it has been awarded a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) contract to provide Scenario Development Support to the 2nd Urbanisation Project Experiment. The purpose of the NATO Urbanisation Project Experiment is to analyze the impact of future trends in an urban environment (out to 2035) on potential NATO operations MarketWire

Celebrate Star Wars Culture With Adorama and the New York City Screenwriters Collective on December 22nd
Adorama, one of the world's largest photography, video, audio, imaging and electronics retailers, is collaborating with the New York City Screenwriters Collective (NYCSC) to host a live podcast event celebrating Star Wars culture at the Adorama superstore in Manhattan on Tuesday December 22nd from 6pm to 9pm MarketWire

mCig(R), Inc. Reports an Increase in Revenue of 1200% to $885,556 for the Most Recent Quarter Compared to Last Year
mCig, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCQB: MCIG), a leading distributor of innovative products, technologies, and services for the global medical and legal recreational cannabis industry, updates investors on financial results. MarketWire

SnapLogic Selects FinancialForce PSA to Improve Project Visibility and Utilization
FinancialForce.com, the leading cloud ERP provider on the Salesforce App Cloud, today announced SnapLogic has successfully implemented FinancialForce Professional Services Automation (PSA) MarketWire

JLL Agrees to Acquire the Strategic Advisory Group to Reach Broader Sector of Hospitality Industry
JLL (NYSE: JLL) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Strategic Advisory Group (SAG) as part of its commitment to being a leading advisor to the hospitality industry MarketWire

Cybersecurity Company GreatHorn Announces Partnership With Microsoft
GreatHorn, the world's leading cybersecurity platform for detecting and preventing spear phishing attacks, announced a partnership with Microsoft at today's Techstars NYC Demo Day, along with direct availability of their platform on the Azure Marketplace. MarketWire

Weifa ASA : Weifa acquires leading intimate care brand Asan and launches private placement
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Amer Sports Corporation: Two new share-based incentive plans for key personnel
Amer Sports Corporation                          STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASEDecember 17, 2015 at 5.15 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Auto Plus(SM) Strengthens Distribution Portfolio in Maryland
KENNESAW, GA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Auto Plus President and Chief Executive Officer Brent Windom today announced the acquisition of East End Auto Parts in Hagerstown, Maryland. This tuck-in acquisition expands Auto Plus' footprint in Maryland to 19 stores. MarketWire

Vornado Completes $375 Million Refinancing of 888 Seventh Avenue Realizing $49 Million of Net Proceeds
PARAMUS, NJ--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - VORNADO REALTY TRUST (NYSE: VNO) announced today that it has completed a $375 million refinancing of 888 Seventh Avenue, a 882,000 square foot Manhattan office building. The five-year loan is interest-only at LIBOR + 1.60%, which was swapped for the term of the loan to a fixed rate of 3.15% MarketWire

Fusion Announces Technology Certification With Panasonic System Communications Company of North America
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Movit Annouces Licensing Agreement for Africa
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Movit Media Corp. (TSX VENTURE: MV) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has granted a three (3) year exclusive licence to Spiritage SA (Pty) Ltd. ("Spiritage") of Johannesburg, South Africa for use of of the Company's MOVIT App MarketWire

Keek Provides Update on Product Advancements and Launches Phase 1 of New Monetization Strategies
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Keek Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF), a leading global mobile video social network with over 75 million registered users, today provided details on a number of product advancements including the successful launch of KeekX for iOS and the first phases of a new product focused monetization strategy in partnership with Personas MarketWire

Actinium Announces Iomab-B IND Has Been Cleared By FDA; Pivotal, Phase 3 Trial to Proceed
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ATNM) ("Actinium" or "the Company"), is a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative targeted payload immunotherapeutics for the treatment of advanced cancers MarketWire

CannaVest Corp. Issues Letter to Shareholders
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - CannaVest Corporation, (OTCQB: CANV) a leading supplier, manufacturer and distributor of hemp-derived CBD oil products, has released a letter from Chairman of the Board and President & CEO, Michael Mona, Jr. to update shareholders on the current status of the Company. MarketWire

Credly Featured in 2016 U.S. Department of Education National Education Technology Plan
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Credly is featured in the recently released 2016 U.S. Department of Education National Education Technology Plan, the flagship educational technology policy document of the United States. MarketWire

Klondex Announces Acquisition of Rice Lake Mine and Mill Complex
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Klondex Mines Ltd. (TSX: KDX) (NYSE MKT: KLDX) ("Klondex" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Rice Lake Mine and mill complex located near Bissett, Manitoba (collectively, "Rice Lake") for US$32 million (the "Acquisition"). MarketWire

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics' Andrew Gengos Interviewed by The Life Sciences Report
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Los Angeles-based ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Ltd.(NYSE MKT: IMUC) is on the verge of a pivotal Phase 3 trial with its dendritic cell immunotherapy for brain cancer. It's an extraordinary and exciting time for CEO Andrew Gengos, who is a veteran biotech executive MarketWire

Auto Club: More Southern Californians Than Ever Will Travel for End-of-Year Holidays
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - A record-breaking 12.3 million California residents and 7.6 million Southern Californians will travel 50 miles or more between Dec. 23 and Jan. 3 -- the largest number of local holiday travelers this century, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California's holiday travel forecast. That's a 1 MarketWire

NextCapital Raises $16 Million in Series B Financing
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - NextCapital, the leading enterprise digital advice firm, has completed its Series B Preferred Stock financing.  MarketWire

Falco to Raise up to $2.5 Million in Flow-Through Financing
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Four U.S. Healthcare Systems Join Guardian Research Network
SPARTANBURG, SC--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - The Guardian Research Network (GRN) is rapidly expanding with the addition of four partner healthcare systems including Baptist Health (Kentucky), Bon Secours Health System, Mercy and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, encompassing 76 hospitals in nine states. MarketWire

MediaBeacon Sales and Delivery Teams Go Global With Stronger Focus on Brands and Customer Experience
MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - MediaBeacon, Inc. has been investing heavily in a broadened sales and delivery network to improve customer experience with our products and our organization across all touch points. MarketWire

Winnebago Industries Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2016 Results
FOREST CITY, IA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO), a leading United States recreation vehicle manufacturer, today reported financial results for the Company's first quarter of Fiscal 2016. MarketWire

Orion Advisor Services Launches Advisor Growth Engine "Orion Business Intelligence" Available Through Orion Connect Dashboard
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Medecision Recognized as a "Most Promising Big Data Solution Provider" by CIO Review
WAYNE, PA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Medecision, the leader in population health management and connected care solutions for risk-bearing entities like provider- and payer-sponsored ACOs, hospitals, IDNs and health plans, has been named one of the most promising big data solution providers by CIO Review MarketWire

Brand-Related Conversations With Consumers Are Three Times Higher in Latin American Than The United States
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - The Keller Fay Group, an Engagement Labs (TSX VENTURE: EL) company, today released a report on the word of mouth (WOM) conversations in Latin America and the most talked about brands in Colombia, Argentina and Mexico. MarketWire

MI Launches High-Impact Initiative to Fight Malnutrition Among Women and Children in Senegal, With Support From Government of Canada
OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - The Micronutrient Initiative (MI), with support from the Government of Canada, launched this week a ground-breaking initiative to scale up nutrition, strengthen local health systems, and support income generation in some of Senegal's most vulnerable communities. MarketWire

Carlisle Goldfields Receives Shareholder Approval for Plan of Arrangement With Alamos Gold Inc.
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Carlisle Goldfields Limited ("Carlisle" or the "Company") (TSX: CGJ) (OTCQX: CGJCF) is pleased to announce that Carlisle shareholders voted overwhelmingly to approve the plan of arrangement pursuant to which Alamos Gold Inc. ("Alamos") will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Carlisle in exchange for: (i) 0 MarketWire

Socorro County Joins the New Mexico Purchasing Group for Regional Collaboration
SOCORRO, NM--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) -  Today, Socorro County announces it has joined the New Mexico Purchasing Group, an e-Procurement solution from BidNet, to help simplify their purchasing process and make it easier for their vendors to access and compete for bids and RFPs MarketWire

VU University Medical Center Amsterdam and SomaLogic Announce First Continental European Deployment of SOMAscan(R) Proteomics Assay
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, and BOULDER CO--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - SomaLogic, Inc., and VU University Medical Center Amsterdam (VUmc), announced today that the SOMAscan® assay, a breakthrough proteomics platform, will be deployed at VUmc for its scientists' use in multiple different biomedical research projects. The assay will be performed under the direction of Dr MarketWire

Holiday Alert: Make Your Holiday Gift Giving Easy: Turn Spending Into College Savings With a Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Account and Save the $50 Enrollment Fee to Open a PA 529 GSP
HARRISBURG, PA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - State Treasurer Timothy Reese today encouraged Pennsylvanians to give the gift of education this holiday season by opening or contributing to a Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Program account. The Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Program sponsors two plans -- the PA 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan (GSP) and the PA 529 Investment Plan (IP). MarketWire

Morpho Wins Spain Airports Contract for 290 Itemiser 4DX Detectors
ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, today announced a contract from Spain national airport operator Aena, S.A. to supply and service 290 Itemiser® 4DX detectors. MarketWire

Allurion Technologies' Elipse (TM) Gastric Balloon Receives European Marketing Approval
WELLESLEY, MA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Allurion Technologies announced today that its Elipse™ Gastric Balloon has received a CE mark allowing sale of the product in the European Union. This is the company's first regulatory approval. Elipse™ will initially be available in select leading weight loss centers in France, Italy and the United Kingdom MarketWire

Decorated Army Veteran Dave Wallace Joins Labor SMART, Inc.
Labor SMART, Inc. (OTCQB: LTNC) (the "Company"), a leader in providing on-demand blue collar staffing primarily in the southeastern United States, today announced that Retired Army Lt. Colonel Dave Wallace has joined Labor SMART, Inc.'s newly created advisory board. MarketWire

Net Element's PayOnline Sees Opportunity in Russia's Local Electronic Payment System
Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) ("Net Element" or the "Company"), a provider of global mobile payment technology solutions and value-added transactional services, today announced that PayOnline's CEO, Marat Abasaliev, shared his perspective regarding the launch of Russian National Payment Card System ("Mir") and discussed the history and launch of national payment systems in other markets MarketWire

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Ships EPX4 Industrial Insulation Coating for Offshore Project
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC PINK: INTK), a global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, today announced that it has shipped its flagship industrial product, Heat Shield™ EPX4, the Company's chemical and corrosion resistant thermal insulation coating, to Australia for an offshore equipment insulation application MarketWire

Marco's Pizza Announces Expansion Plans for West Texas
To meet the growing demand for pizza in the West Texas area, Marco's Pizza® franchise is seeking to partner with entrepreneurs who want a slice of the action. MarketWire

Premier Aviation Announces Long-Term Heavy Maintenance Contract with Republic Airways Holdings
Premier Aviation Overhaul Center is pleased to announce the signing of a long-term agreement with Republic Airways Holdings (Republic) for the provision of airframe heavy maintenance on Republic Airways' fleet of E-170 and E-175 aircraft. Republic Airways Holdings is the owner of Republic Airlines and Shuttle America MarketWire

Netwrix Selected as 2016 SC Awards Finalist in Three Categories
Netwrix Corporation, a provider of IT auditing software that delivers complete visibility into IT infrastructure changes and data access, today announced that Netwrix Auditor has been honored as a finalist in the Best SME Security Solution, Best Regulatory Compliance Solution, and Best Database Security Solution categories for the 2016 SC Awards U.S. MarketWire

Operations Launched: Jettainer Starts ULD Management for Thomas Cook Group Airlines
Jettainer and Thomas Cook Group Airlines are expanding their cooperation. The leading international service partner for outsourced ULD management has started steering and maintaining all the containers and pallets for Thomas Cook Group Airlines. The new contract not only covers Condor, a Jettainer customer since 2006, but also Thomas Cook Airlines UK and Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia MarketWire

Mobile Broadcasting Holding, Inc., to Acquire Medical Cannabis Company
Mobile Broadcasting Holding, Inc. (OTC PINK: MBHC) announces that it has entered into an agreement for the immediate acquisition of Medically Minded, LLC, which is focused on providing medical cannabis, medical cannabis-related products, and medical tourist services. The Company plans to change its name to Medically Minded, Inc. MarketWire

RepliCel Announces Completion of First Injections in Clinical Trial of RCS-01 for Skin Aging and UV-Damaged Skin
RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF)(TSX VENTURE: RP), a clinical stage regenerative medicine company focused on the development of autologous cell therapies, today announced that the first injections of study products have been completed in the phase 1 clinical study (NCT02391935) evaluating RCS-01, an autologous cell-based skin rejuvenation product MarketWire

Lumenpulse Acquires Italy-based Exenia
Note to Editors: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

AAF International Acquires Grillo Filter Sales
American Air Filter Co., Inc. d/b/a AAF International (http://www.aafintl.com), announces the asset acquisition of Grillo Filter Sales (Grillo) in Riverside, California. With this acquisition, AAF International expands its operational footprint and enhances the level of services that it is able to offer in the southern California area. MarketWire

Positive Outlook for 2016: Business Leaders Expect U.S. Economy to Continue to Improve - BMO Harris Bank Study
BMO Harris Bank released a study today that found business owners and executives in the United States are looking ahead to 2016 with high expectations for the U.S. economy. Positive sentiment increased considerably compared to the results of the same survey last year. MarketWire

Blue Sphere Completes Acquisition of Multiple Biogas Facilities in Italy
Blue Sphere Corp. (OTCQB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Blue Sphere"), a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced today that on December 14, 2015 the Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, has completed the acquisition of four operating biogas facilities in Italy, a major milestone in the Company's history. MarketWire

Memex Inc. Releases Fiscal 2015 Year End Results With Record Annual Revenue 115% Higher Than the Previous Year
Memex Inc. ("Memex" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE: OEE) a global leader in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) manufacturing productivity software, today released its financial results and operational highlights for its year ended September 30, 2015. MarketWire

3D Bioprinting Market Size to Reach $1.82 Billion by 2022: Grand View Research, Inc.
Global 3D bioprinting market is expected to reach USD 1.82 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Rising prevalence of chronic diseases such as Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), which demands kidney transplantation, is expected to boost the market growth, as 3D bioprinting is convenient and cost effective substitute for organ transplantation. MarketWire

Human Health Organization(TM) Granted Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Approval for Jupiter(TM) by Vaporcade(TM)
Human Health Organization™, proudly announced today that Vaporcade™, one of its subsidiary companies, has now officially been cleared by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to sell and distribute their highly anticipated Jupiter -- the world's first and only cellphone that vapes. MarketWire

Guardtime and Future Cities Catapult Partner to Develop Blockchain-Based Cybersecurity for UK Critical Infrastructure
Guardtime and Future Cities Catapult announce partnership to develop blockchain cybersecurity solutions for UK critical infrastructure. MarketWire

Kiwa Bio-Tech Signed a Distribution Agreement With Kangtan Gerui (Beijing) Bio-Tech Co., Ltd.
Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation (OTCBB: KWBT) reported today that it has signed an agreement with Kangtan Gerui (Beijing) Bio-Tech Co., Ltd. and formally awarded distribution and sales rights with respect to Kiwa fertilizer products in three major agricultural regions of China -- Hainan Province, Hunan Province and Xinjiang Autonomous Region MarketWire

NOHO, Inc. Expands Distribution Into Japanese Market
Scottsdale, AZ based company NOHO, Inc. (OTC PINK: DRNK) has signed a distribution contract with Worldwide Group, for exclusive distribution rights in Japan for NOHO's 2 oz. shot "The Hangover Defense," as well as, its NOHO Gold 8.4 oz. "Premium Lifestyle" can. MarketWire

Feldspar Business Is Heating Up in the Philippines for Aim Exploration, Inc.
AIM Exploration Inc. (OTCQB: AEXE) MarketWire

Annual ForeSee Experience Index Measures Consumer Trends and Customer Experience From Top 50 U.S. and Top 25 U.K. Retailers
ForeSee, the leader in Voice of Customer (VOC) solutions, today releases key insights in its 11th annual ForeSee Experience Index (FXI) 2015 Retail Edition. The index, based on more than 40,000 consumer surveys gathered from the top 50 U.S. and 25 U.K. retailers, addresses the retail customer experience across web, mobile, and in stores over the course of the holiday shopping season. MarketWire

Cardinal Resources Inks $7.5 Million Equity Financing With Chinese Firm; Company to Enter Asian Distribution JV With Global Support
Cardinal Resources Inc. (OTC PINK: CDNL), a global producer of patented, solar powered, community-scale drinking water systems, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement with Hangzhou Sky Valley Water Technology Co., Ltd. ("HSVW") for a $7.5 million equity investment and the establishment of an China Distribution Joint Venture MarketWire

MomentFeed Announces Google My Business API Integration to Improve Local Search Optimization
MomentFeed, the digital marketing platform that connects brands and consumers at the local level, today announced that the company has become an approved Google My Business API Partner MarketWire

Wave Announces 5-Year Master License Agreement for Virtual Smart Card 2.0(R) With Leading Global Financial Services Company
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) announces a five-year master licensing agreement (MLA) with a leading global corporation (as determined by the 2015 Fortune Global 500 List) for its Virtual Smart Card 2.0 solution. This MLA sets the terms and pricing for licenses and maintenance across the customer's global organization and establishes it as their preferred two-factor authentication solution MarketWire

ZaZZZ to Become The American Green Machine
American Green, Inc. (OTC PINK: ERBB) announces that it has begun work to redesign its ZaZZZ cannabis vending operation. In response to feedback from dispensary vendors and customers, American Green has begun work to re-tool its current automated vending program known as ZaZZZ. Each ZaZZZ machine will be sent back to company headquarters in order to facilitate the program's makeover. MarketWire

Multimedia Platforms Releases Summary of Its Accomplishments in 2015
Multimedia Platforms Inc. (OTCQB: MMPW) (MMP), the only publicly-traded LGBT media company, today is releasing a summary of its performance, annual goals and objectives in 2015. MarketWire

Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. to Enhance TurnScor Pre-Paid Card With State-of-the-Art Sequre Lock Fraud Mitigation/Prevention Technology
Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ACRT) has issued the following update on the company's business and information objectives going forward in the first quarter of 2016. MarketWire

Horizon Pharma plc to Present at the 34th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ: HZNP), a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing, acquiring and commercializing differentiated and accessible medicines that address unmet medical needs, today announced that it will present at the 34th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. Timothy P MarketWire

MYOS Corporation Announces Strategic Investment by RENS Technology Inc.
MYOS Corporation ("MYOS" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MYOS) MarketWire

REC*IT Passes Half A Million (500,000) Milestone
MOKO Social Media Limited (NASDAQ: MOKO) (ASX: MKB) is pleased to announce that it has reached a significant milestone, with more than half a million (500,000) students downloading and installing the REC*IT App. MarketWire

Cortex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Name Change and Symbol Change
Cortex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC: CORX) (the "Company") is providing investors and shareholders with a 2015 year-end update and a summary overview of the Company's clinical trial plans for 2016. MarketWire

Cool Technologies Readies Its Heat Removal Technology to Enter Water and Waste Water Markets
Cool Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: WARM), an innovator in motor and generator power improvements, energy efficiency, and heat removal technologies, announced today that their revolutionary electric motor for dry pit submersible pump applications has entered the final stages of development. The designs are complete and the patented cooling technology will move to the pre-production phase. MarketWire

TCDI Announces the Beta Version of Fox Is Now Available to the Legal Industry
TCDI, a leader in litigation technology and services for mass tort management, second requests, complex litigation and MDL case management, today announces the company is launching the beta version of Fox, an affordable end-to-end discovery solution for the legal industry. MarketWire

The Movie Studio, Inc. Announces New Business Agreements and Strategic Partnerships Agreements From the 2015 American Film Market
The Movie Studio, Inc MarketWire

EnerPlex to Debut New Products During Brand's Largest Ever Showcase at CES 2016 in Las Vegas
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTI), a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules integrated into off-grid applications as well as the company's EnerPlex™ series of consumer products, announced today the brand's expanded participation at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. MarketWire

Masergy's Managed Security Service Shortlisted by SC Magazine
Masergy Communications Inc., today announced that its Unified Enterprise Security (UES) solution has been selected as a Trust Award finalist in the Best Behavior Analytics/Enterprise Threat Detection category for the 2016 SC Awards MarketWire

ViaWest Breaks Ground on 30th Data Center
ViaWest, a leading Hybrid IT solutions provider in North America, today announced that it has started construction on its newest data center in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. The new facility, scheduled to open in Q4 2016, is ViaWest's ninth in the state, and will help the company meet strong customer demand for its cloud, colocation, security and consulting solutions. MarketWire

New Survey Shows Small Business Philanthropy on the Rise
A new study from Alignable, the social network for small businesses, reveals that small business owners are projecting to donate more to charity this year than years prior. The survey of U.S. small business owners shows that 47 percent plan to give more this year than they did last year, and 49 percent plan to donate the same amount. MarketWire

nFusion Welcomes Google, HERE, Sitecore and Others to Client Roster
nFusion, the agency partner for modern marketers, today announced strong company momentum during the second half of the year, new client wins, including Google, HERE and Sitecore, and the appointment of two key executives. MarketWire

West Announces Quarterly Dividend and Share Repurchase Program
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has approved a first-quarter 2016 dividend of $0.12 per share. The dividend will be paid on February 3, 2016 to shareholders of record as of January 20, 2016. MarketWire

Newegg Activates Its Brand Advocate Community With Needle
Needle, the leader in advocate-powered e-commerce, today announced Newegg has selected the Needle Marketing Platform to tap into its enormous advocate community and deploy shopper-to-shopper conversations on its website. MarketWire

Percona and Severalnines Expand Partnership to Include MongoDB
Percona, the company that delivers enterprise-class MySQL® and MongoDB® solutions and services, today announced it is expanding its partnership with Severalnines to offer ClusterControl for Percona Server for MongoDB, enabling subscribers of Percona Support for MongoDB to access the advanced deployment, monitoring, management, and scaling solutions available from Severalnines MarketWire

Adele North American Tour Official Onsale Today, Tickets Available at TicketNetwork
Adele fans are gearing up for what could be the most anticipated tour this year. In support of her latest record-breaking album, "25," Adele is headed on an international tour that will take her across Europe and the United States, and tickets for her tour go on sale today. MarketWire

Investors Considering Venture Capital Should Remember That Opportunities Exist Beyond the Top-Ten Firms, Says Cambridge Associates
It is a widely held belief that a concentrated number of certain venture firms invest in the deals that account for 90% of industry performance in a given year -- and that if investors cannot access this highest echelon of VC, they may as well abandon the asset class altogether. MarketWire

Qubole Ignites Apache Spark on Google Cloud Platform
Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company, today announced the availability of Apache Spark on Qubole Data Service (QDS) for Google Cloud Platform. The integration will enable Google Cloud Platform customers to use QDS's 1-click persistent Spark Notebooks for fast data analysis, and auto-scale Spark clusters that deliver the right compute power for specific workloads. MarketWire

United Rentals Partners With 5D Robotics to Bring the Latest Autonomous Driving Technology to Its Rental Branches
United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI), the largest equipment rental company in the world, and 5D Robotics, Inc., a leading provider of automation for the defense and energy sectors, have teamed up to bring the latest autonomous driving technology to United Rentals equipment operations MarketWire

Honeywell Forecasts 4-6% Sales Growth in 2016, Continued Oil & Gas Difficulties, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Executives with diversified technology company Honeywell (NYSE:HON) (Morris Plains, New Jersey) say they expect to see sales growth of 4-6% in 2016, despite continued strong headwinds from the Oil & Gas Production sector. MarketWire

Lattice Buys Back Preferred Shares
Lattice Incorporated (OTCQB: LTTC) has repurchased and cancelled all of the shares of its Series A preferred, Series C preferred, and Series D preferred stock. MarketWire

Net Medical Xpress Unveils Telemed Building Blocks Modules for Telemedicine
Net Medical Xpress Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: NMXS), a provider of a wide range of telemedicine products and services today unveiled the full scope of its Telemed Building Blocks technology. The technology enables healthcare facilities to set up their own customized telemedicine infrastructure platforms MarketWire

Lifeboat to Distribute Thycotic Identity and Access Management Solutions
Lifeboat Distribution, an international specialty distributor for virtualization, security, application and network infrastructure, and other technically sophisticated products, today announced a distribution agreement with Thycotic, a leading provider of comprehensive Privileged Account Management (PAM) solutions MarketWire

Parks Associates Research Shows OTT and Multiscreen Usage Driving New Bundling Revenues for Service Providers
Parks Associates announced research today reporting 25% of OTT video subscribers in U.S. broadband households plan to upgrade their broadband service in the next 12 months MarketWire

WOW! Wholesale Introduces Ethernet over HFC Offering
WOW! Wholesale, a division of WOW! Business, today announced the availability of its Ethernet over Hybrid Fiber Coax (EoHFC) service within its network coverage area MarketWire

SIOS iQ Machine Learning Analytics Software Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2015
SIOS Technology Corp. (www.us.sios MarketWire

Lightower Named Authorized Vendor for Commonwealth of Virginia Data Network Services Contract
Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of all-fiber, high-performance networking solutions delivered over its own network, announced that it has been named an authorized vendor to the Commonwealth of Virginia for Data Network Services MarketWire

Tyco Integrated Security Named to Food Logistics FL100+ List for Second Consecutive Year
Tyco Integrated Security (TycoIS), the leading security systems integrator, was named for the second consecutive year to the annual FL100+ list by Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the global food and beverage supply chain. MarketWire

Lightpath Connects More Than 65 New Jersey Schools and School Districts to Faster Internet and Big Savings
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Mobile Data Services Have Substantial Room for Improvement, Say UK Smartphone Users
Mobile Internet performance expectations among UK smartphone owners are high and a significant portion of subscribers feel that even better broadband experiences are available. These key takeaways from Vasona Networks, Inc MarketWire

InfinityQS Earns Fifth-Straight FL100+ Award
InfinityQS International, Inc., the global authority on real-time quality and Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence, has earned its fifth-straight FL100+ Award for its impact on driving supply chain-wide quality in the food and beverage industry MarketWire

China Unicom and Jasper Introduce End-to-End Connected Car Telematics Services Provider
China Unicom, one of the world's largest mobile network operators, and Jasper, a global Internet of Things (IoT) platform leader, today announced the launch of China Unicom Smart Connection (CUSC), an end-to-end service and operations provider for the connected car market MarketWire

Opengear's ACM5500-X-LS-I Remote Infrastructure Management Gateway Receives Sprint Certification
Opengear (http://www.opengear.com), a leading provider of critical infrastructure management solutions through advanced console servers, remote management, monitoring, and cellular out-of-band products, today announced the ACM5500-X-LS-I remote management gateway as the newest addition to the ACM5500 product line popular with enterprises MarketWire

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza Opens in Garner Today, Will Offer Free Pizza Tomorrow
Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza, the fast casual artisanal pizza concept known for its chef-driven menu and casually hip restaurants, announced today the opening of their second North Carolina location, in Garner, conveniently located at 140 Cabela Drive (near Cabela's and Starbucks) MarketWire

Glendale Plastic Surgeon Answers Frequently Asked Breast Augmentation Questions
Also referred to as a breast enlargement or augmentation mammoplasty, a breast augmentation can be a great option for women interested in enhancing their breast size and shape, states Dr. Steven H. Turkeltaub, a board certified plastic surgeon in the Glendale area MarketWire

Dr. Tiffany McCormack Becomes First Plastic Surgeon in Reno to Offer New IDEAL IMPLANT
For the first time in over two decades, a new FDA-approved saline breast implant is now available in the United States, and Dr. Tiffany McCormack is the first (and currently the only) plastic surgeon in the Reno area to offer the advanced option at her practice MarketWire

Plastic Surgeon in Houston Identifies Effective Nonsurgical and Surgical Brow Lifting Options
In both women and men, brow lifting can often be a great solution for treating various signs of aging in the forehead and upper facial area, states Houston plastic surgeon James F. Boynton, MD MarketWire

Double Chin Reduction With KYBELLA -- Jacksonville Plastic Surgeons Discuss New Non-Surgical Treatment
The appearance of a "double chin" afflicts millions of individuals, even those who are in tip-top physical shape. The Jacksonville plastic surgeons at Florida Plastic Surgery Group say excess fat under the chin is notoriously difficult to eliminate, even with rigorous diet and exercise routines MarketWire

San Diego Eye Doctors on Presbyopia, Near-Vision Loss, and Treatment Options
Presbyopia is a common eye condition that affects most people between the ages of 40 and 50. Dr. David J. Schanzlin, a San Diego ophthalmologist at Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute, says presbyopia is characterized by a progressive inability to focus on objects at close range. He notes that it can happen to anyone, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or genetics MarketWire

Soul and Vibe Releases The Jungle Book Expansion Pack for Timeless Gems on iOS, Android, and Facebook
Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (OTCQB: SOUL), "The Company," a publisher of games, music, and books for digital devices, announced today that The Jungle Book content expansion pack for its innovative "match-3" game, Timeless Gems, has been released for worldwide audiences. MarketWire

Amer Sports Financial Calendar and Annual General Meeting 2016
Amer Sports Corporation                           STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASEDecember 17, 2015 at 5.10 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Metso's Board of Directors decides to continue the long-term incentive plan for senior management
Metso's Board of Directors decides to continue the long-term incentive plan for senior management GlobeNewswire

OP Financial Group takes steps towards future banking through joining international initiative on Blockchain technology
OP Financial GroupPress release17 December 2015 16.00 pm. EET GlobeNewswire

Medigene transfers EndoTAG® to SynCore
Medigene AG /Medigene transfers EndoTAG® to SynCore. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

SFL - Repayment of Frontline notes
Press release from Ship Finance International Limited, December 17, 2015. GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom recognizes impairment charges of EUR 17.6 million - outlook for 2015 intact
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE December 17, 2015 at 12.55 GlobeNewswire

Kesko opened the ninth K-ruoka store in St. Petersburg
KESKO PRESS RELEASE 17.12.2015 AT 12.15 GlobeNewswire

Stolt-Nielsen Limited Board Elects a New Director
LONDON, December 17, 2015 - The Board of Directors of Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI) today announced the election of a new director, Rolf Habben Jansen, Chief Executive Officer of Hapag-Lloyd AG. GlobeNewswire

Publicis Groupe & Groupe Les Echos Create Viva Technology Startup Connect Paris 2016
PUBLICIS GROUPE AND GROUPE LES ECHOS CREATEVIVA TECHNOLOGY STARTUP CONNECT PARIS 2016 GlobeNewswire

Novo Nordisk successfully completes fourth phase 3a trial with semaglutide in people with type 2 diabetes
Bagsværd, Denmark, 17 December 2015 - Novo Nordisk today announced the headline results from the fourth phase 3a trial for semaglutide, SUSTAIN2. Semaglutide is a new GLP-1 analogue administered subcutaneously once weekly. The double-blinded trial investigated the efficacy and safety of 0.5 mg and 1 GlobeNewswire

Kesko and Plan International cooperate to improve the conditions of the families of migrant workers in Thailand's fish industry
KESKO PRESS RELEASE 17.12.2015 AT 12.00 GlobeNewswire

Net Insight Selected by DMC for new IP distribution network
Enables smooth migration from satellite to fibre   Stockholm, Sweden - Net Insight, the leading provider of live, interactive and on-demand media transport, today announces that DMC, provider of media logistics services to channel owners and operators, has selected the company for a new IP distribution network. GlobeNewswire

Koninklijke Ten Cate NV : PERCENTAGE OF SHARES TENDERED UNDER THE OFFER AT 60.55%
This is a joint press release by Koninklijke Ten Cate N.V. ("TenCate" or the "Company") and Tennessee Acquisition B.V GlobeNewswire

Higher turnover expected for automotive order; Further strengthening of Supervisory Board
PRESS RELEASE Zwolle, 17 December 2015 GlobeNewswire

FRO - New $500.1 Million Term Loan Facility
Frontline Ltd. (the "Company" or "Frontline") today announced that subsidiaries of Frontline have signed a new $500.1 million senior secured term loan facility ("New Facility") with DNB Bank ASA, Nordea Bank Norge ASA, ABN AMRO Bank NV, ING Bank NV, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) (SEB), Danske Bank A/S and Credit Suisse AG. DNB is the facility agent. GlobeNewswire

MDR Utilizes ADVA FSP 3000 in Pioneering Broadcast Network
ADVA Optical Networking SE /MDR Utilizes ADVA FSP 3000 in Pioneering Broadcast Network. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Solvay finalizes financing of Cytec acquisition with 100% subscription of its rights issue further to completion of scrips placement
Brussels, December 17, 2015, 08:30 --- Solvay announces today it has finalized the financing of its acquisition of U.S.-based Cytec. This acquisition will significantly boost Solvay's portfolio of advanced materials with lightweighting solutions for the aerospace and automotive industries, and will furthermore strengthen its formulations know-how in mining chemicals. GlobeNewswire

BearingPoint Invests in tracekey solutions
As part of its Venture activities, BearingPoint has invested in Bochum-based start-up tracekey solutions GmbH. tracekey develops and operates industry-specific Track&Trace solutions and provides support in meeting the challenges of increased digitalization, particularly in the pharmaceutical sector. tracekey and BearingPoint have been working together on a project basis since the end of 2014 MarketWire

Arbitration against Kestra Kiinteistöpalvelut Oy relating to future financing of Fennovoima project
KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 17.12.2015 AT 09.00 1(1) GlobeNewswire

Vaisala's Board of Directors decides to implement a new share-based incentive plan
Vaisala Corporation Stock Exchange Release December 17, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. GlobeNewswire

GALAPAGOS AND GILEAD ANNOUNCE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP FILGOTINIB FOR THE TREATMENT OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND OTHER INFLAMMATORY DISEASES
Galapagos webcast presentation of the partnership to be held on 17 December, 17.00 CET/11 AM EST/8 AM PST, +1 646 254 3361 access code 5852445, more call number info further down GlobeNewswire

KBC Group : Publication of a transparency notification received by KBC Group NV
Brussels, 17 December 2015, 8 h GlobeNewswire

Norsk Hydro: Divestment of Italian rolling mill completed
The announced sale of Hydro's rolling mill in Cisterna di Latina, Italy, has been finalized. GlobeNewswire

Cargotec's Kalmar awarded large repeat order of fifteen all-electric RTGs for Piraeus Container Terminal in Greece
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 17 DECEMBER 2015 AT 9 AM (EET) GlobeNewswire

Klövern signs a 15-year lease with Nordic Choice Hotels in Västerås
The lease contract, which is subject to the granting of a building permit, encompasses around 4,000 sq. m. of hotel space in a planned new modernistic building at the central station in Västerås. The hotel will have around 150 rooms. The tenant is expected to move in on 1 October 2017. GlobeNewswire

Nokia informed that Final Award in arbitration with Samsung expected to be provided by the end of January 2016
Nokia CorporationStock Exchange ReleaseDecember 17, 2015 at 08:00 (CET +1) GlobeNewswire

#MoreThan 200 million customers are now connected to Telenor
(Fornebu - December 17, 2015) Telenor Group today announced that it has surpassed the 200 million mobile subscriber mark. This represents a significant milestone in Telenor Group's history across Asia, Europe and the Nordics.   "Many in Telenor can remember reaching one million subscribers - a once-historic milestone GlobeNewswire

ABLYNX COMPLETES ENROLMENT OF THE FIRST-IN-INFANT PHASE I/IIa SAFETY STUDY WITH ITS ANTI-RSV NANOBODY AND EXTENDS THE TRIAL FOR YOUNGER INFANTS
GlobeNewswire

More Than One-Third of U.S. Homes in Zip Codes at High Risk for Manmade Environmental Hazards
IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released its second annual Manmade Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Report, which shows 25 million U.S MarketWire

Pure Romance Reveals the Sexiest Zips in the Sexiest City of Washington D.C.
CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - For the second year in a row the Washington D.C. area has been named the "Sexiest City," according to the annual survey by Pure Romance, the nation's leading and fastest growing woman-to-woman direct seller of relationship enhancement products. MarketWire

Pure Romance Reveals Annual "Sexiest U.S. Cities" List With Washington D.C. on Top Again in 2015
CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - For the second straight year, the Washington, D.C. metro area earns the title of "Sexiest U.S. City" as compiled by Pure Romance, the nation's leading and fastest growing woman-to-woman direct seller of relationship enhancement products. MarketWire

Nations Equipment Finance Names James White SVP - Business Development
NORWALK, CT--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Nations Equipment Finance, LLC ("Nations") has named James White as Senior Vice President - Business Development. In this role, James will be responsible for growing Nations' lease and loan origination activities in the Southern portion of the United States. White joins Nations with over 30 years' experience in the equipment financing industry. MarketWire

Dr. Gregory Brammer -- Brings Awareness to the New Diabetes Drug INVOKANA
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 16, 2015) - Expert Emergency Medicine Specialist and Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Dr. Gregory Brammer has recently brought awareness to the potential dangers of the new diabetes drug INVOKANA (canagliflozin) MarketWire

Brilliant Products Int'l Sends Holiday Gift Baskets to A-List Celebrity Parents
SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - December 16, 2015) - Brilliant Products Int'l, DBA as Brilliant Baby Products and Brilliant Kid Products, announced today it has presented two sets of amazing holiday gift baskets to nearly two dozen of Hollywood's top stars. MarketWire

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