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Theravance Biopharma Announces New Employment Inducement Awards
Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBPH) ("Theravance Biopharma" or the "Company") announced today that stock options to purchase an aggregate of 23,000 of the Company's ordinary shares were granted to six new non-executive officer employees on December 1, 2015. The options were granted in accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4) under the Theravance Biopharma, Inc MarketWire

PennantPark Investment Corporation Announces Quarterly Distribution of $0.28 per Share
PennantPark Investment Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: PNNT) declares first fiscal quarter 2016 distribution of $0.28 per share, payable on January 4, 2016 to stockholders of record as of December 24, 2015. Distributions are paid from taxable earnings and may include return of capital and/or capital gains MarketWire

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. Announces Monthly Distribution of $0.095 per Share
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: PFLT) declares monthly distribution for December 2015 of $0.095 per share, payable on January 4, 2016 to stockholders of record as of December 24, 2015. Distributions are paid from taxable earnings and may include a return of capital and/or capital gains MarketWire

Make: and Humble Bundle Books Team Up to Focus on Raspberry Pi and Arduino
Snap up great deals on the best new books from Make: and purchase your favorite issues of Make: magazine at the price you want to pay. Make: is offering great new ebook bundles, valued at $276, available through Humble Bundle Dec. 2-16 only MarketWire

Volta Finance Limited : Total voting rights
Volta Finance Limited (VTA) - Issue of Shares and Voting Rights GlobeNewswire

BHF Kleinwort Benson: Transparency Declaration Notification (Article 14 of the law of 2 May 2007) - BlackRock, Inc. and affiliates
Brussels, 2 December 2015 - On 1 December 2015, BlackRock, Inc. and affiliates notified BHF Kleinwort Benson Group ("BHF KB") that their shareholding in BHF KB had crossed downward, on 25 November 2015, the threshold of 3% of the outstanding 132,244,164 shares and voting rights in BHF KB and amounted to 1,831,475 shares representing 1.38% of the voting rights in BHF KB. GlobeNewswire

Solar Senior Capital Ltd. Announces Monthly Distribution of $0.1175 per Share for December 2015
Solar Senior Capital Ltd. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: SUNS) today declared a distribution of $0.1175 per share for the month of December 2015. The distribution is payable on January 5, 2016 to stockholders of record as of December 17, 2015. The specific tax characteristics of the distribution will be reported to stockholders on Form 1099 after the end of the calendar year. MarketWire

ADP Small Business Report: Small Business Employment Increased by 81,000 Jobs in November
Private sector small business employment increased by 81,000 jobs from October to November according to the November ADP Small Business Report®. Due to the important contribution that small businesses make to economic growth, employment data that is specific to businesses with 49 or fewer employees is reported each month and broadly distributed to the public, free of charge MarketWire

ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 217,000 Jobs in November
Private sector employment increased by 217,000 jobs from October to November according to the November ADP National Employment Report®. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP National Employment Report is produced by ADP® in collaboration with Moody's Analytics MarketWire

Ingram Micro Solidifies Leadership Position in the Cloud With Acquisition of Odin Service Automation Platform
Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets from Parallels Holdings Ltd. ("Parallels"), a leading provider of commercial cloud management platform technologies, connectors, billing systems and professional services MarketWire

Workday Expands ADP Partnership to Deliver a Seamless Customer Experience for Global Payroll
Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced plans to expand its partnership with ADP to provide multinational organisations with a seamless and unified global payroll experience MarketWire

Range Declares Quarterly Dividend
RANGE RESOURCES CORPORATION (NYSE: RRC) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock for the fourth quarter. A dividend of $0.04 per common share is payable on December 31, 2015 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2015. MarketWire

Conversion of Nokia Corporation's EUR 750 million convertible bond into Nokia shares
Nokia Corporation Stock Exchange Release December 2, 2015 at 9:30 (CET +1) GlobeNewswire

CORRECTION: Vantage Drilling Reaches Agreement on Comprehensive Deleveraging and Recapitalization Transaction; Executes Support Agreement With Lenders and Noteholders Holding More Than $1.6 Billion in Debt; More Than $152 Million of Annual Interest Expense Eliminated in Agreement
In the news release, "Vantage Drilling Reaches Agreement on Comprehensive Deleveraging and Recapitalization Transaction.. MarketWire

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports November Sales Results
Costco Wholesale Corporation ("Costco" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: COST) today reported net sales of $9.68 billion for the month of November, the four weeks ended November 29, 2015, an increase of three percent from $9.43 billion during the similar period last year. MarketWire

LiveWire Ergogenics Closes Short Term Loan and Retains JS Barkats PLLC as Outside Securities Counsel
LiveWire Ergogenics, Inc. (OTC PINK: LVVV) a performance nutrition company, announced today the closing of a short term bridge loan with Sunny Sky, LLC. in the amount of $30,000. The Note was issued on November 17, 2015 and closed on November 30, 2015 MarketWire

Hawaii Hotels Will Collect $271M in "Resort Fees" This Year
According to a new study conducted by Travel-Hawaii.com, the 102 Hawaii hotels currently charging so-called "Resort Fees" are expected to collect around $271 million dollars in such mandatory fees in 2015 from their guests MarketWire

Lyon, France Festival of Lights Becomes a Tribute to Terrorist Attack Victims
Because of the exceptional situation existing in France following the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, November 13, the City of Lyon would like to demonstrate solidarity and resistance in a responsible manner by keeping watch over the safety of its citizens. MarketWire

BioLargo Named Technology Innovation Leader in the Water Treatment Market by Global Research Company Frost & Sullivan
BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) -- BioLargo's subsidiary BioLargo Water, Inc. has been awarded the prestigious New Product Innovation Award for the Water Treatment Industry - North America by Frost & Sullivan MarketWire

California Water Service Launches Second Annual Classroom Competition on Water Conservation
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DELSEY MONTMARTRE+ Surrounded by A-Listers at the American Cinematheque Awards
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IPSO Alliance Names The Smart Rock Bolt $10,000 Winner of the 2015 CHALLENGE
The IPSO Alliance (IPSO) today announced the winners of the IPSO CHALLENGE 2015 during an awards ceremony sponsored by Google and held at Designers of Things. The IPSO CHALLENGE asks entrants to showcase how they use Internet Protocol (IP) and open standards in building the Internet of Things (IoT). MarketWire

Contagious Gaming Announces Closing of Digitote Acquisition
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - MarketWire

Correction From Source: Extendicare Completes Acquisition of Three Retirement Communities
MARKHAM, ON--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Extendicare Inc. ("Extendicare" or the "Company") (TSX: EXE) today issued a Correction From Source with respect to the release issued on December 1, 2015. The figures in the sixth paragraph should appear as follows: MarketWire

CDFIs Craft3 Self-Help Complete Second On-Bill Repayment OBR Loan Sale
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Craft3 and Self-Help today announced that Self-Help Credit Union has purchased an additional $6.4 million On-Bill Repayment (OBR) single-family, energy-efficiency improvement loans. The new deal reflects the strong performance of a $15 MarketWire

Seventeen Works With First Lady Michelle Obama and the Better Make Room Campaign for Essay Contest to Celebrate the Next Generation College Students
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Seventeen, the largest monthly teen media brand, today announced the #BetterMakeRoom Essay Contest for girls who look to achieve, conquer, and reach toward higher education, in support of the Better Make Room campaign, launched by First lady Michelle Obama MarketWire

Veteran Investors Bob Moriarty and Adrian Day Interviewed by The Gold Report
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - In this interview with The Gold Report, veteran investors Bob Moriarty of 321gold.com and Adrian Day of Adrian Day Asset Management share their messages to mining company CEOs and investors about advancing frugally to avoid being left in the dark MarketWire

'Treasure Life's Journey' at 2016 Rose Parade Aboard the 13th Annual Donate Life Float
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - MarketWire

DARA BioSciences Announces Stockholder Approval of Merger With Midatech
RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - DARA BioSciences, Inc MarketWire

SolidFire Wins Three Best in Biz Awards
BOULDER, CO--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - SolidFire, the #1 Solid-State Array, announced today that it received top honors from the Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts MarketWire

Domo Customer SABMiller Wins 2015 Ventana Business Technology Leadership Award for Business Analytics
SILICON SLOPES, UT--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Domo today announced that customer SABMiller, one of the world's largest brewers and beverage distributors, has been named the winner of Ventana Research's prestigious 2015 Business Technology Leadership Award in Business Analytics MarketWire

Potted Potter: The Hit Harry Potter Parody Comes to the Palace of Fine Arts Theater December 19, 2015 - January 3, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - MarketWire

Community-Development Conference Kicks Off in Washington, DC; 2,000+ Professionals, Nearly $3 Million in Economic Impact Expected
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - A nearly $3 million boost will come to the Washington, DC, economy when more than 2,000 community development professionals from around the country convene in the city for the NeighborWorks Training Institute Dec. 7-11 MarketWire

Progressive Care Inc.: PharmCo Joins Fight Against Turing Pharmaceuticals With Low-Cost Daraprim Alternative
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Progressive Care Inc MarketWire

Lisa Dawn Miller Celebrates the Season With Her Debut Original Christmas EP, 'It's Christmas,' and Releases a Remake of 'Someday at Christmas,' the Holiday Classic Penned by Her Father, Legendary Motown Songwriter Ron Miller
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COP21 -- The Tipping Point for Electric Cars?
PARIS, FRANCE--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - MarketWire

North America Casino Player Study Definitively Proves Electronic Table Games Players Play Longer and Play More Often
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - A recently completed independent study of U.S. and Canadian casino players has definitively proven that electronic table games (ETGs) drive valuable benefits to casinos that have ETGs on their casino floor. MarketWire

ClearCorrect Fast-Tracks Review of Align Technology Patent at USPTO
ROUND ROCK, TX--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - ClearCorrect, LLC today announced the filing of an Inter Partes Review (IPR) with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) against Align Technology Patent 6,669,037 ('037 patent) MarketWire

SmartMetric Says We Need a Safer Payments Solution, Global Card Fraud Continues to Outpace Card Usage Growth With a Total of $19 Billion in Card Fraud Losses in 2014
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) -- According to figures released by The Nilson Report, Card Fraud Worldwide Losses incurred by card issuers, merchants, and acquirers reached $16.31 billion in 2014, up 19%. For the fourth year in a row, losses to fraud outpaced growth in total card volume. MarketWire

Park City, Utah Offers Ski and Lodging Deals for MLK Holiday Weekend
PARK CITY, UT--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Celebrating the opening of the ski season with fresh powder, Park City, Utah invites visitors to spend Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) holiday weekend -- Jan. 16-18 -- enjoying the unrivaled conditions of America's most accessible mountain destination MarketWire

GNC Shareholder Alert: Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check LLP Notifies GNC Shareholders of Expanded Class Period in Class Action
RADNOR, PA--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP announces that a shareholder class action lawsuit has been filed in United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania against GNC Holdings, Inc MarketWire

iLOOKABOUT Corp. Retains Market-Making Services
LONDON, ON--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - iLOOKABOUT Corp. (TSX VENTURE: ILA) ("iLOOKABOUT" or "the Company") announced today that, subject to regulatory approval, the Company has retained Venture Liquidity Providers Inc. ("VLP") to initiate its market-making service to provide assistance in maintaining an orderly trading market for the common shares of the company. MarketWire

Milestone Scientific Announces Purchase Order for Over One Thousand Dental Instruments and More Than Seven Thousand Handpieces From Milestone China
LIVINGSTON, NJ--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Milestone Scientific Inc MarketWire

North American Partners in Anesthesia Announces Acquisition of Michigan-Based ProCare Systems, Inc.
MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA), the largest single-specialty anesthesia and perioperative management company in the United States, today announced the acquisition of ProCare Systems, a Management Services Organization focused on chronic pain management located in Grand Rapids, MI MarketWire

Parmenter's Buildings in Houston Awarded Prestigious Green Building Certifications
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Parmenter is pleased to announce that two of its buildings in Houston, Texas have been awarded green building certifications MarketWire

Hearst Announces Promotions at Texas Newspapers
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Hearst today announced promotions at two of its newspapers in Texas. John McKeon has been named publisher and president of the Houston Chronicle and Susan Pape has been named COO of the San Antonio Express-News. The announcement was made by Hearst President and Chief Executive Officer Steven R. Swartz and Hearst Newspapers President Mark Aldam. MarketWire

New Initiative Helps Millennials Become Entrepreneurs, Expand Vision
LEHI, UT--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - XANGO, a global wellness and direct sales leader, today announced a new program focused on helping entrepreneurially minded millennials develop an independent business focused on healthy living and social responsibility MarketWire

Halbert Hargrove Relationship Managers Receive Professional Designations Through Firm's Continuing Education Program
LONG BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - MarketWire

Red-Light Safety Camera Cities Seek Clarity From Florida Appellate Courts
TEMPE, AZ--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - American Traffic Solutions (ATS), the nation's largest road safety camera provider, is awaiting two Florida courts to hear appeals that could significantly impact the statewide implications of the 2014 Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal Arem ruling regarding the role of red-light safety camera vendors in the violation review process. MarketWire

Ben Franklin Technology Partners to Invest $125,000 in Northeastern PA Economic Development
BETHLEHEM, PA--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania's (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $125,000 in support of regional economic development MarketWire

New Free 'Safety Plan Wizard' Now Available to All Illinois K-12 Schools
NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - In an effort to assist school administrators with the enhancement of current safety plans or the development of new safety plans, the NaviGate Prepared® school safety emergency response system announces the launch of a free 'Safety Plan Wizard,' available to any K-12 school in Illinois. MarketWire

Alliance Between Cegid and Technomedia (Canada, USA, Europe, Hong Kong)
Cegid Moves Into the Strategic Talent Management Market and Cements Its Position as a Major SaaS HR Solution Provider Worldwide MarketWire

More Destinations in Japan Gain Awareness in Awards in the US
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Japan's publicity in the US market seems to continue through 2015 and into 2016, particularly with Japan's less-known destinations MarketWire

Consilio Acquires UK-Based, eDisclosure and Forensic-Consulting Services Provider Proven Legal Technologies
WASHINGTON, DC and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Consilio, a global leader in eDiscovery and Document Review Services, has acquired U.K.-based Proven Legal Technologies, an eDisclosure and forensic-consulting services provider and Relativity premium-hosting partner MarketWire

Bethany, OK Sears Hometown Store Celebrates Grand Opening With Modernized Sales and Customer Service Strategy
BETHANY, OK--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - The Sears Hometown Store in Bethany, Okla. will be celebrating its grand opening December 3-6 at 8014 NW 39th Expressway. MarketWire

Elk City Sears Hometown Store Reveals New Appliance Retail Strategy
ELK CITY, OK--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Evolving to meet changing consumer needs and to embrace its nationwide branding as "America's Appliance Experts," the refresh of the Sears Hometown and Outlet Store (NASDAQ: SHOS) in Elk City culminates with a grand reopening celebration December 3-6, 2015 at 2821 West 3rd Street MarketWire

Four Missouri Sears Hometown Stores Transform Appliance Retail Strategy
FARMINGTON, MO--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Evolving to meet changing consumer needs and to embrace its nationwide branding as "America's Appliance Experts," the refresh of four Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (NASDAQ: SHOS) in Missouri culminates with a grand reopening celebration December 3-6, 2015 at the locations in Farmington, Malden, Perryville and Poplar Bluff MarketWire

Two Sears Hometown Stores in New Mexico Unveil New Appliance Retail Strategy
CARLSBAD, NM--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Evolving to meet changing consumer needs and to embrace its nationwide branding as "America's Appliance Experts," the refresh of two Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (NASDAQ: SHOS) in New Mexico culminates with a grand reopening celebration December 3-6, 2015 at the locations in Carlsbad and Hobbs MarketWire

Retail Update: Sears Hometown Stores Modernizes Appliance Retail Strategy at Five Oregon Locations
GRANTS PASS, OR--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Evolving to meet changing consumer needs and to embrace its nationwide branding as "America's Appliance Experts," the refresh of five Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (NASDAQ: SHOS) in Oregon culminates with a grand reopening celebration December 3-6, 2015 at the locations in Bend, Grants Pass, Harbor, Hermiston and Klamath Falls MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Reaches Agreement on Comprehensive Deleveraging and Recapitalization Transaction; Executes Support Agreement With Lenders and Noteholders Holding More Than $1.6 Billion in Debt; More Than $152 Million of Annual Interest Expense Eliminated in Agreement
Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage") (OTC PINK: VTGDF) and Offshore Group Investment Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively, "OGIL"), today announced that they had reached agreement on a plan (the "Plan") to substantially deleverage OGIL's capital structure with holders of approximately $1 MarketWire

Freddie Mac Prices Final STACR Offering of the Year, Releases 2016 STACR Issuance Calendar
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced its eighth and final Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) transaction this year, and released a 2016 STACR issuance calendar. The calendar is available on the Credit Risk Offerings page of the company's web site at www.FreddieMac.com. MarketWire

Gilla Closes Acquisition of the Mad Alchemist E-Liquid Brand
Gilla Inc. ("Gilla" or the "Company") (OTCQB: GLLA), a designer, marketer and manufacturer of E-liquids for vaporizers and related accessories, is pleased to announce that the Company has closed the acquisition of all of the assets of The Mad Alchemist, LLC (the "Vendor"), which includes The Mad Alchemist, a premium E-liquid brand available at www.themadalchemist.com MarketWire

Healthcare Summit Highlights Expanding Population of Children and Young Adults With Complex Medical Conditions 'Aging Out' of Residential Treatment Options
Many people recognize that advances in medical care and technology have helped to expand the nation's geriatric population by providing improved treatment options and outcomes MarketWire

AltiGen Communications, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN), a leading provider of premise and cloud-based IP-PBX and Contact Center solutions, announced today its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2015. MarketWire

Padtec Names New CEO
Padtec S/A, a global manufacturer and solutions provider of turnkey optical solutions since 2001, announces today the new Padtec Group Chief Executive Officer Manuel Andrade. Mr. Andrade succeeds André Piccinin Gualda, who was previously the interim CEO. Mr. Andrade's previous roll at Padtec was as Executive Vice President for Global and Submarine Sales. MarketWire

Wolters Kluwer's CT Corporation Wins Gold in the Best in Biz Awards 2015
Wolters Kluwer's CT Corporation has been recognized as a Gold winner in the Small or Medium Business Service of the Year category in Best in Biz Awards 2015. This is the only business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. The recognition follows a Bronze win in the 2014 Best in Biz Awards in the same Small or Medium Business Service of the Year category. MarketWire

Antis Roofing Earns Bronze Best in Biz Award
Antis Roofing & Waterproofing -- one of Southern California's most trusted names in the roofing and decking industry -- has been awarded a bronze Best in Biz award in the Most Socially Responsible Company of the Year category MarketWire

GearWrench Releases 43-Piece 1/4" Drive Multi-Function Ratchet Set
GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand known for tools that deliver speed, strength, and access to automotive technicians, today introduced a 43-piece 1/4" Drive Multi-Function Ratchet Set. MarketWire

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. Adopts Preferred Stock Repurchase Program
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. ("Oxford Lane" or "Company") (NASDAQ: OXLC) (NASDAQ: OXLCO) (NASDAQ: OXLCN) announced today that the Company's board of directors has authorized a program for the purpose of repurchasing up to $25 million worth of the outstanding shares of the Company's 7.50% Series 2023 Term Preferred Stock and up to $25 million worth of the outstanding shares of the Company's 8 MarketWire

Channel Complexity and Confusion Give Way to Better Data and Business Intelligence
Obsolete channel practices are a threat to manufacturers that must maintain visibility into their sales channels to clearly understand what products are selling, where, and why. The fast-growing business discipline of Channel Data Management (CDM), led by cloud software developer Zyme, is now enhancing channel revenues, lowering inventory costs, and rationalizing partner marketing incentives. MarketWire

Prometric Embraces Local Talent to Advance Global Enterprise
Prometric, which has grown its workforce to 168 in Ireland, has a close relationship with the Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) and employs 40 former students who have earned their degrees from the Institute. These employees demonstrate the value and talent Ireland offers multi-national employers, such as Prometric, which is based in the U.S and operates in more than 160 countries. MarketWire

Complimentary 1095-C Offering From GuideSpark Helps All U.S. Organizations Deliver Critical Workforce Communications
GuideSpark, the leader in workforce communications, today announced the availability of a new, complimentary video solution designed to help employers educate their employees on the IRS Form 1095-C mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) MarketWire

Klean Industries Joins Sustainable Innovation Forum at Paris Climate Summit COP21
Klean Industries Inc. ("Klean") a Canadian Energy Solutions Company is honored to join and contribute alongside its partners at the 2015 Sustainable Innovation Forum. MarketWire

Jackson Hewitt(R) and Its Franchisees to Hire up to 20,000 Tax Preparers and Associates
Similar to other large retailers this time of year, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® and its more than 700 franchisees are hiring approximately 20,000 new tax preparers and other associates nationwide between now and the end of February MarketWire

Cheapflights.com Predicts Top Travel Trends and Hot Spots for 2016
With 2016 almost upon us, the travel experts at Cheapflights.com, the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, are taking at a look at where and how Americans will travel in 2016. The team shares its predictions in Cheapflights' annual Top Travel Trends and Hot Destinations for 2016 report MarketWire

Skilljar Receives Enterprise-Ready Rating From the Skyhigh CloudTrust(TM) Program
Skilljar announced today that it has been awarded the highest Skyhigh CloudTrust™ rating of Enterprise-Ready for its online training platform. Skyhigh Enterprise-Ready cloud services fully satisfy the most stringent requirements for data protection, identity verification, service security, business practices, and legal protection. MarketWire

Top 10 Holiday Gifts for 2015 Presented by Beauty Research
Retail industry experts predict that the average American will spend roughly $800 on holiday gifts in 2015 and that nearly half of all Americans will purchase holiday gifts from online stores. Gifts that allow people to take care of their teeth, hair and skin are great options for the holiday season and available in a wide range of prices. The latest article by BeautyResearch MarketWire

Conversica Partners With Velocify to Help Customers Quickly and Effectively Engage Leads and Boost Conversion
Conversica, the leading provider of lead engagement software for marketing and sales, announced today that they are partnering with Velocify, the leading sales acceleration platform, to offer customers a broader solution to help them quickly and effectively engage with new leads MarketWire

Take Your Creativity Anywhere With New PFAFF(R) passport(TM) Sewing Machine
PFAFF®, a leading global brand offering premier sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, has launched the PFAFF® passport™ 3.0 sewing machine, which fully integrates the mobility today's sewers crave with the capacity for creative perfection that only comes from the PFAFF® brand's superior design, engineering and innovation. MarketWire

Cheapflights.ca Forecasts Where, Why and How Canadians Will Travel in 2016
We have less than one month until we say good bye to 2015 and hello to 2016. That means it's time for the travel experts at Cheapflights.ca, the champions of simple travel search, to roll out their annual predictions about what lies ahead for Canadian travellers in the coming year. Cheapflights MarketWire

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor Announces Dan Radakovich as Keynote Speaker at PACnet '16 Conference
Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, the experts in hosting and entertainment, today announced Dan Radakovich, Director of Athletics at Clemson University (Clemson) will deliver a general session keynote address at its annual PACnet community conference, to be held Feb. 21-24, 2016 at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa in Newport Beach, Calif MarketWire

Alexandria, Virginia Hotel Starts Holiday Season With $25 Gift Cards
With the season of holiday parties and gift-giving well underway, a hotel in Alexandria, Virginia is making it easier than ever to break away from the norm and spend some time relaxing while also putting holiday gift-giving in order. MarketWire

Get More Out of Holiday Entertaining This Season
(Family Features) The holiday season is a time of year meant to be celebrated with friends and family. It is also a time for entertaining, whether you are hosting or attending as a cherished guest. MarketWire

Stunning Centerpieces
(Family Features) As family gathers around the table, a fragrant, beautifully plated main dish is the focal point of any holiday meal. A richly flavored pork or beef dish that looks as good as it tastes will have guests passing their plates for more. MarketWire

Peak-Ryzex Completes Acquisition of M-Netics
Peak-Ryzex today announced that it has completed the acquisition of M-Netics (Chippenham, UK). M-Netics is an end-to-end enterprise mobility solutions provider and developer of the industry leading IM2 enterprise mobility software suite. M-Netics solutions cover retail omni-channel (in-store and back office), supply chain, mobile worker and proof of delivery requirements MarketWire

drchrono Releases First Medical Billing App in the App Store; First Time Medical Billers Can Be Mobile
drchrono, the EHR on iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and web for physicians and their patients, announced today that it has just released its medical billing app for the iPad, allowing medical billers to view claims and review billing statuses right from their mobile device for the very first time. MarketWire

JLL to Acquire Technology Pioneer Corrigo
Consistent with its disciplined approach to strategic acquisitions and investments in innovative technology solutions, JLL (NYSE: JLL) has entered into an agreement to acquire Corrigo Incorporated, a pioneer in cloud-based facility management solutions that improve productivity, increase transparency and provide advanced business analytics MarketWire

Eat Boutique Holiday Market Opens for 2015 Season
Eat Boutique, the award-winning stylish food gift resource and story-driven shop for the crafty cook and do-it-yourself food fan, will open its 2015 Eat Boutique Holiday Market Friday, Dec. 4, at 267 Western Ave., North Allston, Mass., near Harvard Business School MarketWire

Nest Products Now Available at Adorama
Adorama, one of the world's leading photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers, is now selling Nest connected home products online and at Adorama's NYC-based Superstore. Nest products help make homes safer, more energy-efficient and more aware -- and can be accessed and controlled from any smartphone. MarketWire

New Little Giant SPBS Series Battery Backup Systems Provide Peace of Mind, Protect Valuable Investments
Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE) offers the new Little Giant SPBS Series Battery Backup Systems allowing contractors to provide homeowners with the peace of mind that their basement is protected from flooding when the electricity goes out MarketWire

AMETEK Prestolite Power Adds Bjorkman Industrial Power as an Authorized Dealer in North America
AMETEK Prestolite Power, a leading supplier of industrial battery chargers and fleet management solutions, announced today that it has added Bjorkman Industrial Power as a distributor in New England. AMETEK and Bjorkman will work together to bring unified solutions to warehouse and distribution centers, primarily in New England, but in other areas across North America as well. MarketWire

Explosive Advertising's Community Involvement
As their clients and partnerships have grown, Explosive Advertising enjoys giving back to the community and helping those in need. As an expanding Tampa, FL based firm, Explosive Advertising enjoys knowing that they are able to help out those less fortunate in the local community. MarketWire

Cannaworx Announces the First Nationally Accredited Cannabis Online College Course
GEAR International, Inc. (OTC PINK: GEAR) is pleased to announce that Cannabis Career Institute (CCI), part of the Cannaworx, Inc. team of companies, and Dunlap-Stone University have introduced the first-ever nationally accredited online cannabis education program entitled "The Modern Cannabis Industry." MarketWire

New York City Commercial Property Values Have Now Peaked, Property Executives Say in New Survey
Commercial property values in New York City have hit the ceiling, says a sizeable majority of real estate executives in a new survey by Marks Paneth, the accounting firm. MarketWire

Nutritional High Announces Financial and Product Update
Nutritional High International Inc. (the "Company" or "Nutritional High") (CSE: EAT)(OTCQB: SPLIF) is pleased to provide a financial and product update. MarketWire

3Pod Announces Brand New Photo and Video Tripods, Monopods, Ballheads and Video Heads for the Working Shooter
3Pod, the award-winning brand of photography and video tripods, has just announced brand new 3Pod tripods, monopods, ballheads and video heads for the working photo and video professional, available for preorder now at Adorama.com MarketWire

MOD Pizza Earns Ranking as 7th Best Workplace in Retail by Fortune
MOD Pizza, the pioneer of fast casual pizza, today announced it has ranked number seven on Great Place to Work® and Fortune's annual '20 Best Workplaces in Retail' list. Chosen after surveying more than 45,000 employees in the retail sector, the honor recognizes retail companies that have exceptional workplace cultures. MarketWire

SUM180 Offers Online Financial Planning Service Designed by Women for Women
SUM180 launches with an online financial planning service that takes a 'radically different' approach to make financial planning simple and accessible for women. The approach is based on insights from Vibrant Nation, SUM180's sister company and the leading online community of women aged 45+. MarketWire

Paragon Software Systems Introduces Route Control
Paragon Software Systems, Inc., a leader in vehicle routing and scheduling optimization solutions, announces a breakthrough in transportation planning -- Paragon Route Control. Transportation planners can now use a calendar to create routes that comply with time and day-related local, state and national regulations, and road closures resulting from major public events MarketWire

Global Equity International, Inc. Signs an Agreement With a Swiss Based Financial Technology Company -- Quartal Financial Solutions A.G.
Global Equity International, Inc. (OTCQB: GEQU) and its fully-owned subsidiary Global Equity Partners Plc. ("GEP" - www.gepartnersplc.com), a specialist consultancy firm with offices located in Dubai and London, are extremely excited to announce that on November 30, 2015, Quartal Financial Solutions AG ("Quartal" / "Company" - http://www.quartalfs MarketWire

Global Investment Firm Saves Over 30 Days of FP&A Work Annually With Adaptive Insights
Adaptive Insights, the leader in cloud corporate performance management (CPM) for the biggest brands and the hottest companies, today announced that Canada-based AGF Management Limited implemented Adaptive Planning and Adaptive Discovery to instill greater productivity, strategic focus, and data integrity MarketWire

Fragmob Announces Partnership With Metrics Global, Inc.
Fragmob, Direct Selling's mobile technology innovator, today announced its partnership with Metrics Global, Inc., a worldwide provider of payment services. This partnership marks the first Fragmob integrated partnership with a global payment processing company. MarketWire

Legacy Partners Debuts the Union, Its Newest Apartment Community in Portland
A grand opening today at The Union debuts the first development in Portland in a number of years by Legacy Partners, a prominent national multifamily developer, owner and manager. Legacy's activity in the Pacific Northwest also includes five projects currently underway in the Seattle area. MarketWire

Ridley Selects FinancialForce PSA and FinancialForce Financial Management to Modernize Global Workforce and Reporting Processes
FinancialForce.com, the leading cloud ERP provider on the Salesforce App Cloud, today announced that Ridley, an industry-leading architectural services company for the built environment, has selected FinancialForce Financial Management (FM) and FinancialForce Professional Services Automation (PSA) to replace a number of different solutions including spreadsheets and accounting software MarketWire

TestEquity Introduces New Custom Solutions Inventory Management (CSIM) Service
TestEquity, a value-added distributor of test and measurement equipment, today announced that its Electronic Lab and Production Solutions (ELPS) business unit has launched a new service for manufacturers that eliminates production supply shortages and associated downtime and costs MarketWire

Hunt Mortgage Group Provides Loans for Four Multifamily Properties in Florida
Hunt Mortgage Group, a commercial real estate lender, announced today that it has provided loans for four multifamily properties located in Florida. MarketWire

MapR to Present on Apache Spark, Network Security and Enterprise Data Architectures at December Industry Events
MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop® that integrates web-scale enterprise storage and real-time database capabilities, today announced it will share its expertise on Apache Spark, big data security, and next-generation enterprise data architectures this month at leading industry events MarketWire

Cushman & Wakefield/Commerce Doubles Size of Las Vegas Brokerage Team, Expands Property Management Capabilities
The Las Vegas office of Cushman & Wakefield/Commerce has entered into a new growth phase with the addition of 10 new brokers on top of a major expansion of its commercial property management portfolio. The company now has 26 brokers in the market and manages 1.16 million square feet of assets in Southern Nevada. MarketWire

Comport Consulting Honored as Leader in Enterprise IT Solutions
Comport Consulting Corporation, a recognized leader in enterprise IT solutions, announced that it was Arrow Electronics' 2015 Top U.S. HP Enterprise Sales Growth Partner. The award was presented at the 16th Annual Arrow Alliance Summit in Orlando, Florida and was accepted by Jack Margossian, President and CEO and Mike Vencel, Executive Vice President MarketWire

Hollywood Production Center: Being There With and for Each Other This Holiday Season
The Hollywood Production Center is always festive during the holidays and loves to host social gatherings for its beloved tenants. Next on the calendar is the ever-popular, annual Tenant Brunch. On December 11, from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at the W. Lexington Drive location in Glendale, the center will be serving up fine coffee, delicious food, and mood-setting music MarketWire

Eden Expands On-Demand Office Support Service to the Peninsula
Eden, the fast-growing provider of on-demand office support services, announced today that it's expanded its service to the Peninsula. Effective today, businesses in San Francisco and the Peninsula through to Palo Alto and Mountain View can take advantage of Eden's on-demand services, which include tech support, office maintenance, cleaning and administrative support. MarketWire

San Diego Cosmetic Dentist Whitens Teeth to Create a Younger Appearance
According to Cathy Santone, DDS, helping her California dentistry patients maintain a bright smile has never been easier. She offers two methods of teeth whitening at Encinitas Cosmetic Dentistry -- custom bleaching trays and in-office Zoom!® teeth whitening treatment. Dr MarketWire

ACWA Presents Communications Award to Dublin San Ramon Services District
The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today presented its Huell Howser Best in Blue Award to the Dublin San Ramon Services District for its innovative water conservation outreach program. MarketWire

ACWA Presents Emissary Award to Paul Bartkiewicz
The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today presented its tenth annual Emissary Award to Paul Bartkiewicz, a longtime water leader known for his stewardship on California water resources and his commitment to sustainability MarketWire

REMINDER: MEDIA ALERT: EDA Consortium Continues Jim Hogan's Popular Entrepreneurial Conversations With Gear Design Solutions' Founder John Lee
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Publicis Groupe Announces Important Nominations and its Transformation Plan
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Stolt-Nielsen Limited Financial Calendar for 2016
LONDON, December 2, 2015 - Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI) announced today the planned dates for the presentation of the Company's quarterly results for the fiscal year 2016. GlobeNewswire

Nokia shareholders approve all resolutions at Extraordinary General Meeting
Nokia Corporation Stock Exchange ReleaseDecember 2, 2015 at 18:20 (CET +1)Nokia shareholders approve all resolutions at Extraordinary General Meeting GlobeNewswire

Critical Outcome Technologies Pursues Orphan Drug Designation for COTI-2 Intended to Treat Li-Fraumeni Syndrome
LONDON, ON--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. ("COTI" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: COT) (OTCQB: COTQF), announced today that it submitted an Orphan Drug Application intended for the treatment of Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its lead cancer drug candidate, COTI-2. MarketWire

Paytronix Announces Call for Nominations for Second Annual Loyaltees Awards
Paytronix Systems, Inc., a leading provider of reward program solutions to restaurants and retailers, today announced that nominations are open for the 2016 Paytronix Loyaltees Awards, an annual program designed to identify and spotlight Paytronix customers who are leveraging the Paytronix Rewards platform to deliver truly innovative and market-defining guest experiences. MarketWire

3D-Printed Micro Wind Turbine Prototype to Debut at the 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21) From Co-Creators Orange Silicon Valley, Lumenir Inc. and Omni3D
SILICON VALLEY, CA and PARIS, FRANCE--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Lumenir, Inc., Orange Silicon Valley, and Omni3D, the three companies behind the project to create a 3D printed, micro wind turbine, will showcase their prototype at the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference (also known as COP21) at Énergies de la Mer, booth G28, from December 2-4, 2015. MarketWire

Global Arena Holding Demonstrates Continued Growth
Global Arena Holding, Inc. (OTC PINK: GAHC), (the "Company") announced today that it has released its quarterly report for the period ending September 30, 2015. During this quarter the Company's subsidiary, Global Election Services, Inc. ("GES"), continued to show strong revenue growth while the Company has taken first steps toward acquiring Blockchain Technologies Corporation. MarketWire

Funko and Hot Wheels Are the Most Popular Toys Online, While Toy Manufacturers Little Tikes, Lego and Fisher-Price Generate the Most Offline Buzz
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Technology and data company Engagement Labs (TSX VENTURE: EL), creator of the eValue™ score, today released its Total Social™ rankings on the top U.S. children's toy brands for both social media and word of mouth (WOM) conversations. MarketWire

Updated Appliance Strategy Revealed in Three Pennsylvania Sears Hometown Stores
LOCK HAVEN, PA--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Evolving to meet changing consumer needs and to embrace its nationwide branding as "America's Appliance Experts," the refresh of three Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (NASDAQ: SHOS) in Pennsylvania culminates with a grand reopening celebration December 3-6, 2015 at the locations in Grove City, Kittanning and Lock Haven MarketWire

Five Arkansas Sears Hometown Stores Launch Updated Appliance Retail Strategy
CONWAY, AR--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Evolving to meet changing consumer needs and to embrace its nationwide branding as "America's Appliance Experts," the refresh of five Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (NASDAQ: SHOS) in Arkansas culminates with a grand reopening celebration December 3-6, 2015 at the locations in Cabot, Conway, Heber Springs, Mountain View and West Memphis MarketWire

Teekay LNG-Samsung-GIC Sign LNG Import Terminal Project in Bahrain
A consortium composed of Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG) (NYSE: TGP), Samsung C&T (Samsung) and Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) executed today with the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain the project agreements for the development of an LNG receiving and regasification terminal in Bahrain MarketWire

Capital Link's 9th Annual Global Shipping Markets Roundtable
Capital Link's 9th Annual Global Shipping Markets Roundtable will feature Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC), Dorian LPG (NYSE: LPG), Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA) and Tsakos Energy Navigation (NYSE: TEN). MarketWire

GoldLand Holdings Co. (GHDC) Updates Filing Status With US SEC
GOLDLAND HOLDINGS CO. (OTC PINK: GHDC) moves forward with preparation of its 2014 Year-End Audited 10-K report and subsequent 2015 Quarterly 10Q reports. MarketWire

Dimension Data Selects Blue Coat to Provide Global Managed Cloud Security Service Worldwide
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today announced it has signed a worldwide agreement with Dimension Data to deliver its global managed cloud web security service. Dimension Data plans to roll out this new offering worldwide beginning in the first quarter of 2016. MarketWire

Elanders AB: Elanders strengthen its offer in packaging - has signed a letter of intent regarding acquisition in Germany
In line with its strategy to grow within the segment niched packaging products Elanders has signed a letter of intent to acquire Schmid Druck, a German packaging company. Schmid Druck is specialized in advanced packaging and unique print solutions for marketing material GlobeNewswire

Credo Delivers Industry's Lowest Power 16nmFF+ 28G LR-Compliant SerDes IP With Comprehensive Development Platform
MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Credo Semiconductor, a global innovation leader in Serializer-Deserializer (SerDes) technology, today announced the commercial availability of a complete development platform for its advanced 28G SerDes IP on the TSMC 16nmFF+ process node MarketWire

Pattern of Short Positions Drives PEN to Seek Investigation
DEERFIELD BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - PEN Inc. (OTCQB: PENC) ("PEN" or "the Company"), a global leader in developing, commercializing and marketing enhanced performance products enabled by nanotechnology, today announced that it has asked regulators to investigate the significant, recurring short positions taken by market makers in PEN stock MarketWire

Owners.com Identifies Top Growth Markets for Home Prices
LUXEMBOURG--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Owners.com, a top ten national brokerage and a leading marketplace for self-directed real estate, today released data that ranks 25 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) by home price changes from August-September 2014 compared with August-September 2015. MarketWire

DH Capital Advises Net Access on Sale to Cologix
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - DH Capital, LLC ("DH Capital"), an investment banking firm serving companies in the Internet Infrastructure, communications, and SaaS sectors, announced today that the company served as exclusive financial advisor to Net Access, LLC ("Net Access") on its sale to Cologix MarketWire

Index Exchange Partners With Forensiq to Combat Ad Fraud
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Index Exchange, the principled exchange for publishers, today announced it has partnered with Forensiq, a leading ad fraud detection and prevention company, to identify and remove fraudulent advertising inventory from the marketplace MarketWire

UnitedHealthcare's Possible Exit From Government Marketplaces Could Prove Disastrous for Obamacare Premium Prices
A study released today by AgileHealthInsurance.com shows unsubsidized premiums could rise dramatically if UnitedHealthcare exits Obamacare exchanges after 2016. UnitedHealthcare, the largest health insurer in the United States, recently warned that it may leave public exchanges next year due to the poor financial performance of its Obamacare exchange plans. MarketWire

PipelineDeals Introduces Connect to Revolutionize Sales Productivity and Performance
PipelineDeals, the sales and account management platform for SMBs, today unveils Connect, the first solution of its kind to completely integrate a user's inbox with PipelineDeals' sales and account management platform MarketWire

ICBC Selects Mitchell International as Strategic Material Damage Solution Provider
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) insurance industry and their supply chain partners, today announced that it has entered into a long term agreement with Insurance Company of British Columbia (ICBC) to serve as their new material damage solution provider MarketWire

Sophos Expands Customer Support Center in Ottawa and Partners With Willis College to Create Talent Pipeline for Cyber-Security Jobs in Canada
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced that it is expanding its technical support center in Ottawa to support customers across North America, and has invested with Willis College to create a best-in-class cyber-security education program to help address the current cyber-security skills shortage. MarketWire

ConcertoHealth Names Dr. Sundara Samavedi Washington State Medical Director
ConcertoHealth today announced the appointment of Dr. Sundara Samavedi as its Washington State Medical Director. MarketWire

Apogee Announces Groundbreaking IPTV Solution: CTV Stream2
Apogee, higher education's largest residential network (ResNet) & video provider, today announced CTV Stream2, a groundbreaking, customizable IP video solution. Apogee expects to deliver this revolutionary product to hundreds of its university partners and the higher education community in the coming year. MarketWire

Roadster's New Trade-In Experience Makes Selling Your Car a Breeze
Roadster, the direct-to-consumer new car buying solution, today announced the release of a next generation, smartphone enhanced, trade-in experience. In addition to offering a unique, stress-free car buying experience, Roadster now provides customers a better alternative to accepting lowball offers for their trade-in from a dealer or investing time and effort selling to a private party. MarketWire

Parks Associates: Samsung and Best Buy Are the Leading Companies for Purchases of 4K TV Sets
Parks Associates research finds that by mid-2015, more Samsung 4K TV sets were sold than any other brand. Samsung accounted for 28% of 4K TV purchases made within the last 12 months to U.S. broadband households. Best Buy was the leading retailer, capturing more than 40% of 4K TV purchases MarketWire

Alorica Hosts Open House to Add 600 New Positions in Magna, UT
Alorica, a worldwide leading provider of customer management outsourcing solutions, today announced that it is hosting an open house at its Magna, UT location to immediately fill 600 technical support and management positions for its growing list of clients, including a National Consumer Electronics Retailer and a global wireless access provider MarketWire

Stratus Announces Unmatched Availability and Performance for Financial Services Applications
Stratus Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of availability solutions, today announced it is extending its market leadership in providing unparalleled availability and performance to Linux®-based financial services applications by partnering with Solarflare, the leader in application-intelligent networking solutions MarketWire

HCI's 2016 Human Capital Summit to Share Best Practices for Accelerating Agile Workforce Performance
Human Capital Institute (HCI), the global association for strategic talent management, today announced details of its 2016 Human Capital Summit, the premier event dedicated to accelerating agile workforce performance, taking place in New Orleans on Tuesday, March 29 and Wednesday, March 30, 2016 MarketWire

Marin Software to Present at Raymond James Technology Investors Conference
Marin Software (NYSE: MRIN), provider of a leading cross-channel performance advertising cloud for advertisers and agencies, today announced that David Yovanno, Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the Raymond James Technology Investors Conference in New York City. MarketWire

Ciber Wins Infor Alliance Partner of the Year
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Net Element Announces Conversion of Remaining Series A Convertible Preferred Shares and Warrants
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 the remaining Series A Convertible Preferred Shares and Warrants held by certain institutional investors were converted to Common Shares of the Company MarketWire

AAMCO Franchise Reports Double-Digit Growth in Total Car Care Sales
According to the 2015 Joint Channel Forecast Model, the total automotive aftermarket sales is expected to grow from $246.7 billion in 2014 to $284.3 billion in 2018, an increase of nearly $38 billion MarketWire

Graphite One Announces Financing and Issues Shares to Settle Debt
Graphite One Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: GPH)(OTCQX: GPHOF) ("Graphite One" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it intends to complete a non-brokered private placement offering (the "Offering") to raise gross proceeds of up to $600,000. MarketWire

Key Capital Announces Major Potential Meteorite Mining Opportunity Joint Ventured
Key Capital Corporation (OTC PINK: KCPC) ("Key Capital" or "the Company") advises that the Company has entered into a joint venture for the exploitation of a highly promising and exciting Arizona resource property. MarketWire

Armco Metals Provides Updates on Corporate Restructure
Armco Metals Holdings, Inc. ("Armco Metals " or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: AMCO), a distributor of imported metal ores, wood, and barley, and a steel recycler in China, today announced that on November 30, 2015 the Company terminated the operation of its subsidiary Henan Armco & Metawise Trading Co., Ltd. ("Henan Armco") and merged its subsidiary Armco (Lianyungang) Renewable Metals, Inc MarketWire

PF Hospitality Group Poised to Acquire National Athletic Brand, EXO
PF Hospitality Group, Inc. (OTC PINK: PFHS) ("PF Hospitality Group" or the "Company"), a management firm which develops and operates innovative and healthy brands within the restaurant, hospitality and retail industries, announced today that the Company has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding "MOU" with Wyoming-based EXO: EXO, Inc. ("EXO"), an athletic compression knee sleeve company. MarketWire

Court Allows Finjan to Amend Complaint Against Sophos to Include Allegations of Willful Infringement
Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN), a cybersecurity company, announced that on November 13, 2015, in Finjan, Inc. v. Sophos, Inc., (14-cv-01197-WHO), the Honorable William H. Orrick granted Finjan's motion to amend its complaint for patent infringement against Sophos to add allegations of willful infringement of U.S. Patent Nos MarketWire

Aemetis CEO to Present at LD Micro Conference
Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX) today announced that Eric McAfee, Chairman and CEO, is scheduled to present at 1:00 pm PST on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at the LD Micro Conference. The conference will be held at the Luxe Sunset Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. MarketWire

IBM i Modernization Solution Provider Fresche Legacy Secures US$6 Million Strategic Investment From Fonds de solidarite FTQ
Fresche Legacy, a premier provider of application management and modernization solutions for the IBM i announced today it has received a $6 million US (C $7.8 million) investment from the Fonds de solidarite FTQ and the regional Fonds de solidarite FTQ Montreal MarketWire

U.S. Added 25,600 Franchise Jobs in November, According to ADP National Franchise Report
U.S. private-sector franchise jobs increased by 25,600 during the month of November, according to the ADP National Franchise Report®. Broadly distributed to the public each month free of charge, the ADP National Franchise Report measures monthly changes in franchise employment derived from ADP's actual transactional payroll data MarketWire

Advancements in Threat Intelligence Evolve to Deliver Early Warning of Imminent Cyber Attacks
BrightPoint Security™, a leading Threat Intelligence Platform provider for automation, curation and sharing of threat intelligence to fight cyber attacks, today introduced a new release of its Sentinel™ platform that provides immediate evidence-based predictive insight with risk-prioritized threat scoring MarketWire

Plantronics Makes Security Audits and Updates for DECT Wireless Headsets Easy
SANTA CRUZ, CA--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) today announced a new capability that makes it simple for enterprise IT managers to audit and deploy security and compliance enhancements to DECT wireless headsets across an organization MarketWire

OxySure Systems, Inc. (OXYS) Completes Name Change to OxySure Therapeutics, Inc.
FRISCO, TX--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - OxySure Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: OXYS) ("OxySure," or the "Company"), a global leader and medical device innovator of life-saving, easy-to-use emergency oxygen solutions with its "oxygen from powder" technology and other innovative medical solutions, today announced the completion of its name change to OxySure Therapeutics, Inc. MarketWire

BRG Launches Security Culture Services Program -- The First Evidence-Based Program Specifically Designed to Measure, Align, and Transform Existing Enterprise Cybersecurity Cultures
EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - BRG's Technology Advisory Practice has developed the industry's first evidence-based program specifically designed to measure, align, and transform existing enterprise cybersecurity cultures MarketWire

Help.com Appoints Dave Koston, of cPanel and Cloudflare, Vice President of Engineering
AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Customer service software startup Help.com announces the hiring of Dave Koston as its VP of Engineering. Koston brings almost 15 years of experience in enterprise technology to the growing startup MarketWire

IDC MarketScape: SAS a "Major Player" in Smart City Analytics
CARY, NC--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - IDC envisions the world's data increasing by 40 percent per year.[1] Yet only a third of state and local government organizations believe they can act on the masses of data they already have MarketWire

Syntax Announces New Application Managed Support Services Program for Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Customers
Syntax, a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), is very pleased to announce the Syntax Managed Application Support Program (AMS) for Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne including the newly released JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.2 MarketWire

iPass Partnership With Nomosphere Offers Customers Access to Wi-Fi in French Airports (VINCI Airports), French Train Stations (SNCF) and Smart City Wi-Fi in Liege (Belgium)
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), the world's largest Wi-Fi network, announced today its partnership with French Wi-Fi specialist Nomosphere, providing all iPass users with access to wireless hotspots in airports operated by VINCI Airports in France. The airports include, in particular, Nantes Atlantique, Grenoble Isère, Chambéry Savoie and Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne MarketWire

Hound Labs, Inc. Announces Major Breakthrough in Breath-Based Marijuana Measurement and Detection; Start of Clinical Trials
Hound Labs, Inc., announced today a scientific breakthrough that allows the company to detect and measure the level of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in breath. Hound Lab, Inc.'s proprietary technology will provide, for the first time, the measurements necessary to help determine if an individual is impaired from recent marijuana use MarketWire

InspireMD Receives EU Regulatory Approval for Additional Supplier of CGuard(TM) Delivery Catheters
InspireMD, Inc MarketWire

ViZn Energy Systems Expands Capabilities of Its Best-in-Class Grid-Scale Flow Battery Energy Storage System
ViZn Energy Systems Inc. (ViZn), a leading provider of energy storage systems for microgrid, commercial & industrial and utility applications, announced today that it has built upon its best-in-class proprietary flow battery technology to enhance the capabilities, reliability and lifetime of all next generation flow battery systems for multi-megawatt energy storage applications MarketWire

CloudPets by Spiral Toys Featured on The View as One of The Hottest Toys of 2015 Holiday Season
CloudPets, the mobile-connected, interactive push toy produced by Spiral Toys (OTCQB: STOY), was featured on the Black Friday episode of The View as one of the "hottest toys" of the holiday season. MarketWire

Vidyard Gains Momentum Among Marketo Users
Vidyard, the leading video marketing and analytics platform, today announced it has surpassed the milestone of 100 businesses using Vidyard's integration into the Marketo engagement marketing platform MarketWire

SkyKick Launches Cloud Backup in the UK, Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands and Sweden
SkyKick (www.skykick.com), a global provider of cloud management software for information technology (IT) solution partners, announced today that its Cloud Backup application is now available in the UK, Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands and Sweden with more European countries coming soon MarketWire

Dearborn Mid-West Company Acquires W&H Systems
W&H Systems, Inc., a full-service integrator of material handling systems, announces that the company has been acquired by Dearborn Mid-West Company. W&H will be integrated into Dearborn Mid-West's Material Handling Systems Division and will collectively be rebranded DMW&H MarketWire

Sky Betting & Gaming Goes All in With Workday
Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced that Sky Betting & Gaming, a leading UK online betting and gaming company, has selected Workday's unified suite of applications, including Workday Financial Management, Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), Workday Payroll, Workday Procurement, and Workday Expenses. MarketWire

Kalmar to introduce industry first fast charging solution for electric powered shuttle and straddle carriers
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 2 DECEMBER 2015 AT 3 PM (EET) GlobeNewswire

Neotel Selects ADVA Optical Networking and Juniper Networks for Integrated Packet Optical Solution
ADVA Optical Networking SE /Neotel Selects ADVA Optical Networking and Juniper Networks for Integrated Packet Optical Solution . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

CVS Health, Deere & Co. Among Big Winners on Institutional Investor's 2016 All-America Executive Team
Five companies sweep their sectors -- capturing first place in every category in which they're eligible to compete -- on the 2016 All-America Executive Team, Institutional Investor's exclusive annual ranking of the nation's corporate leaders as seen through the eyes of investment professionals: MarketWire

Powerdyne Expands Sales Team to Accommodate the Demand for PDI Power Solutions
WARWICK, RI--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Powerdyne International, Inc. (OTC PINK: PWDY) has had to enlarge its sales team to accommodate the high number of inquiries after its first installation this summer. MarketWire

New England to See $1 Billion Jump Project Starts in First-Quarter 2016, an Industrial Info News Alert
Led by the Power Industry, the New England region is expected to see a $1 billion jump in project construction starts in first-quarter 2016 in comparison with fourth-quarter 2015. Industrial Info is tracking first-quarter kickoffs for 60 projects in the region, with a combined worth of $2.49 billion. MarketWire

PeopleMatter's Paul Rowand Wins 2015 Finance Monthly CFO Award
PeopleMatter, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for service industries, today announced that its CFO, Paul Rowand, won Finance Monthly's 2015 CFO Award MarketWire

InteloMed, Inc. to Present at New England Venture Summit
InteloMed, Inc., an emerging leader and developer of software and informatics for non-invasive cardiovascular monitoring, will present at the 10th Annual New England Venture Summit on December 8 and 9. InteloMed President and CEO Jill Schiaparelli will lead the presentation at the Hilton Boston Dedham on December 9 at 11:40 am. MarketWire

Kandou Delivers One Terabit Per Second of Chip-to-Chip Bandwidth at Less Than One Watt
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Kandou Bus announced today that their Glasswing physical interface SerDes block, code named GW28-125-USR, has been fully tested and demonstrates the capability to achieve one terabit per second of chip-to-chip link bandwidth at less than one watt of power consumed MarketWire

Kraken Releases SoundPix(R) Solution for Next Generation Seabed Mapping
ST. JOHN'S, NL--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Kraken Sonar Inc. ("Kraken") (TSX VENTURE: PNG) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. has released SoundPix® -- an innovative solution for next generation seabed mapping. MarketWire

Spectra 7 Microsystems Inc. Presenting at the LD Micro "Main Event" Investor Conference
TORONTO, ON and PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - (TSX: SEV) Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. ("Spectra7" or the "Company"), today announced that Tony Stelliga, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, will present at the LD Micro "Main Event" Investor Conference on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at the Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Stelliga will present from 11:00 a.m MarketWire

Theravance, Inc. Announces Preliminary Results of Tender Offer
Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) today announced the preliminary results of its "modified Dutch auction" tender offer, which expired at 5:00 P.M., New York City time, on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 MarketWire

Skandia Selects Workday to Support Efficiency and Digitalisation
Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced that Skandia, one of Sweden's largest independent, customer-owned banking and insurance groups, has selected Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) to increase efficiency and digitialisation of its HR-related business processes. MarketWire

Appcast Achieves Strong Growth in 2015 as Company Continues to Revolutionize Recruitment Advertising
Appcast, the first pay-per-applicant job ad exchange, today announced details of the strong momentum it has built throughout 2015. Welcoming new clients, adding additional staff and sharing its expertise at numerous industry events, the company continues to achieve enormous growth and recognition as it changes the way companies advertise their open positions and connect with top talent. MarketWire

Illico Hodes Supports Talent Board Mission to Elevate the Candidate Experience
Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the promotion and data benchmark research of a quality candidate experience, today announced that it has received a generous donation from Illico Hodes, a recruitment marketing technology firm MarketWire

New York City Dentist Reveals Rejuvenating Benefits of Non-Invasive Smile Facelift
Not everyone seeking facial rejuvenation needs injectable treatments and/or cosmetic surgery to achieve their goals, states Dr. Michael Kosdon, a cosmetic dentist in New York City. In fact, he continues, many individuals may be able to effectively address their aesthetic facial concerns through a simple yet innovative dental procedure known as a Smile Facelift®. MarketWire

Combining Micro-Needling and PRP Therapy Boosts Facial Rejuvenation, Says Princeton Facial Plastic Surgeon
Minimally invasive cosmetic techniques have made it possible to delay the need for plastic surgery for years, reveals Dr. Eugenie Brunner. The Princeton facial plastic surgeon explains that advances in medical technology have caused non-surgical facial rejuvenation to be more effective, particularly when modalities can be combined MarketWire

Highly Accomplished Technology Veteran Donald Listwin Elected to Violin Memory Board of Directors
SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Violin Memory®, Inc., (NYSE: VMEM), a global pioneer of award-winning all-flash storage platform solutions for primary storage and active workloads, today announced that Donald J. Listwin has been elected to its Board of Directors, effective December 1, 2015. MarketWire

Applied DNA Sciences Completes Initial Collaboration With SAS Industries: Blending SigNature DNA Into Silicone Rubber
STONY BROOK, NY--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Applied DNA Sciences, Inc MarketWire

Amarin to Present at the Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. 26th Annual Healthcare Conference
BEDMINSTER, NJ and DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ: AMRN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of therapeutics to improve cardiovascular health, announced today that John F MarketWire

More Than 50 Airports in Europe Deploy Morpho's Itemiser 4DX to Meet Enhanced Explosives Screening Mandates
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, today announced that more than 50 airports throughout Europe deployed Itemiser® 4DX explosives trace detectors (ETD) in 2015. MarketWire

Sorbitol Market to Be Worth $3.99 Billion by 2020: Grand View Research, Inc.
The Global Sorbitol Market is expected to reach USD 3.99 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Sorbitol is a preferred substitute for sugar in food and beverages owing to lower caloric values and natural sweetening properties. Additionally, increasing health awareness among consumers worldwide is expected to fuel market demand over the forecast period. MarketWire

Levulinic Acid Market Size to Reach $19.65 Million by 2020: Grand View Research, Inc.
Global levulinic acid market demand is expected to reach 3,820 tons by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing application scope for levulinic acid, particularly in pharmaceuticals, pesticides, cosmetics and solvents is expected to spur demand growth over the next six years MarketWire

Glassdoor(R) to Open Chicago Office in Early 2016
Glassdoor, the world's most transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace, today announced plans to open an office in Chicago in early 2016. The company is currently hiring dozens of experienced sales and client service professionals to start in January and expects to employ more than 250 professionals in Chicago over the next three years. MarketWire

Ascent Solar Awarded GSA Schedule 56; Products, Including MilPak E, Now Available for Purchase by the US Government
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc MarketWire

DubLi's Top Tips on How to Save More This Holiday Season
This holiday season more than ever, shoppers are looking for better ways to save. Global Cash Back leader DubLi.com is sharing tips about how consumers can stretch their digital dollars during Christmas and the holiday with unmatched savings and convenience. MarketWire

C.A. Hull Now Leveraging Full Suite of B2W Construction Software
B2W Software, a leading provider of enterprise-class construction software, services and solutions, announced that C.A. Hull is leveraging the company's suite of construction software to streamline enterprise-wide operations MarketWire

SolarWinds Announces New eBooks on IT Monitoring as a Discipline and Virtualization Management Skills
SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable hybrid IT infrastructure management software, today announced the release of its first Amazon® Kindle®-enabled eBooks: "Monitoring 101: A Primer to the Philosophy, Theory and Fundamental Concepts Involved in Systems Monitoring" and "4 Skills to Master Your Virtual Universe MarketWire

Starbreeze AB : Starbreeze and 505 Games announce collaboration with Alcon Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures and Lionsgate for exclusive Point Break downloadable content for Payday 2
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NNIT A/S: 20/2015 Changes to the Board of Directors of NNIT A/S
NNIT, a leading provider of IT services and consultancy announces that Mr. Wilbert A. M. Kieboom has resigned as member and deputy chairman of the Board of Directors of NNIT A/S. GlobeNewswire

TrueShip's ReadyReturns(R) Product Returns Software Is Now Part of the UPS(TM) Ready Customer Technology Program (CTP)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - TrueShip (http://www.trueship.com), creator of ReadyShipper ecommerce shipping software, has just become a part of the UPS™ Customer Technology Program (CTP) for their automated online product returns software, ReadyReturns®. MarketWire

MacGregor and Maersk announce cooperation to develop the next generation container securing systems
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 2 DECEMBER 2015 AT 11 AM EET GlobeNewswire

Ambient Water Featured by Key Publications as Promising Technology to Combat Water Scarcity and Enhance Vertical Farming Initiatives
SPOKANE, WA--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Ambient Water (OTCQB: AWGI), a leading provider of atmospheric water generation systems for extracting water from humidity in the air, today reported that the company and its technology has recently been featured by several key industry and trade publications as a technology that could positively impact those affected by drought MarketWire

Children's Cold Weather Skincare: Tips and Treatments -- Presented by Skincare-News.com
The cold weather brings about new skincare concerns for babies and children. Parents can't possibly keep their little ones indoors all season long, so how can they keep their sons and daughters happy, safe and warm all winter long? The latest article by Skincare-News MarketWire

World leading Wärtsilä technologies chosen for new modern LNG Carrier
Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 2 December 2015 at 10 am EET GlobeNewswire

Publication schedule for Oriola-KD Corporation's financial reporting in 2016
Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 2 December 2015 at 10.00 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Schibsted ASA (SCHA/SCHB) - Update on Svenska Dagbladet
With reference to the release date 12 May 2015 regarding letter of intent to form a new media group for subscription newspapers in Sweden including Svenska Dagbladet and MittMedia. GlobeNewswire

Santhera Completed Share Placement and Raised CHF 54.8 Million
Santhera Pharmaceuticals Holding AG /Santhera Completed Share Placement and Raised CHF 54.8 Million . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

FRO - DECLARES DIVIDEND
On November 30, 2015 Frontline Ltd. (the "Company" or "Frontline") completed its previously announced merger with Frontline 2012 Ltd. ("Frontline 2012") with Frontline as the surviving legal entity and Frontline 2012 becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of Frontline. GlobeNewswire

Vernalis plc ("Vernalis" or the "Company") AGM Statement
Vernalis plc (LSE: VER) (OTC PINK: VNLPY) will hold its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") in London at 10.30am today. The Company issues the following statement ahead of the AGM: MarketWire

Valmet to supply key technology to SCA's Östrand pulp mill expansion project in Sweden
Valmet Corporation's press release on December 2, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. EET GlobeNewswire

Klövern acquires and divests properties in Malmö
In order to further focus the property portfolio Klövern has divested the project properties Gjuteriet 21 and Gjutformen 1 in Malmö for a total of SEK 160 million. The properties which are located in Limhamn consist of building rights for housing amounting to more than 20,000 sq.m. (gross area). Transfer of possession will be on 1 June 2016 GlobeNewswire

Novartis presents new data on targeted combination therapy at SABCS reinforcing commitment to breast cancer patients
Novartis International AG /Novartis presents new data on targeted combination therapy at SABCS reinforcing commitment to breast cancer patients . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

KONE strengthens its high-rise innovation capabilities by opening one of the world's tallest elevator test towers in China
KONE Corporation, press release, December 2, 2015 GlobeNewswire

JP MORGAN ASSET MANAGEMENT HOLDINGS ANNOUNCE 3.33% SHAREHOLDING IN ABLYNX
GlobeNewswire

BCG Survey Names 50 Most Innovative Companies in Firm's Tenth Innovation Report
Apple and Google again retain the two top spots in The Boston Consulting Group's annual survey of the most innovative companies. Tesla Motors accelerated to number three from number seven last year, and Microsoft and Samsung round out the top five. MarketWire

Mattson Technology, Inc. Enters Into a Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by the Beijing E-Town Dragon Semiconductor Industry Investment Center for $3.80 per Share in Cash
FREMONT, CA and BEIJING, CHINA--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - Mattson Technology, Inc MarketWire

Electrovaya Reports Profitable Q4 Along With FY 2015 Results
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - Electrovaya (TSX: EFL) today reports its financial results for the quarter and year ending September 30, 2015. Q4, 2015 was the first full quarter results after the transformational acquisition of Litarion GmbH, Europe's largest lithium ion plant MarketWire

TriMetals Mining Inc.'s Subsidiary, South American Silver Limited, Provides Update on the Arbitration Against Bolivia
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - TriMetals Mining Inc. (TSX: TMI) (TSX: TMI MarketWire

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