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Bombardier CS100 Aircraft's Full-Flight Simulator and Flight Training Device Certified by Transport Canada, FAA and EASA
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and CAE announced today that Transport Canada, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have awarded Interim Level C qualification on the full-flight simulator (FFS), and qualified the flight training device (FTD) for the all-new CS100 aircraft.

China Express Airlines Orders 10 More Bombardier CRJ900 Jetliners
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that China Express Airlines (China Express) has placed a firm order for 10 CRJ900 regional jets, raising its total orders for this model of aircraft to 38. With this transaction, China Express has exercised eight previously acquired options for CRJ900 aircraft. To date, 20 of the CRJ900 aircraft ordered by China Express have been delivered.

Phoseon Technology Hosts UV LED Curing Seminar in Israel
HILLSBORO, OR--(Marketwired - December 29, 2015) - The Leader in UV LED curing solutions is delighted to invite you to attend our upcoming seminar in Israel on February 11 at the Kfar Maccabiah Convention Centre. Meet us in person to hear from the leading innovators of our industry.

Pamplin Historical Park Shares Little-Known American Civil War Facts
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War this past year, Pamplin Historical Park and park founder and owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. have delved into the archives to unearth unique facts about this erstwhile battleground

Corporate Finance Specialist Bud Little 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 Bud Little has joined Labor SMART, Inc.'s newly created advisory board.

Serinus Announces Agreement to Sell Its Interests in Ukraine
Serinus Energy Inc. ("Serinus", "SEN" or the "Company") (TSX: SEN)(WARSAW: SEN), announces that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of all of the 70% of the outstanding shares of KUB-Gas Holdings Limited ("KHL") currently owned by Serinus. KHL in turn, owns 100% of the shares of KUB-Gas LLC ("KUB-Gas")

Semblant to Demo Its Market-Leading MobileShield Waterproofing Solution for Consumer Electronic Devices at CES 2016
Semblant, the market leader in protective nanocoatings and liquid damage protection for electronic devices, today announced that it will showcase its patented MobileShield™ nanotechnology for mobile, wearable and IoT devices during Digital Experience! at CES® 2016 in Las Vegas.

Brenda von Schweickhardt Exline Hosts Reception to Introduce the Accessible Art Fair New York With Stephanie Manasseh & Maria van Vlodrop President of MVVO ART
Brenda von Schweickhardt Exline hosted a private reception to introduce the newest addition to the art world, the Brussels based Accessible Art Fair and U.S partner, Maria van Vlodrop of MVVO ART on Tuesday, December 8th, 2015.

Eos Petro Appoints Alan D. Gaines Chief Executive Officer
Eos Petro, Inc. ("Eos") (OTCQB: EOPT) today announced that it has appointed Alan D. Gaines as Chief Executive Officer.

Freddie Mac Announces First NPL Sale to Non-Profit Buyer
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced it sold via auction 103 deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) serviced by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., from its mortgage investment portfolio on December 18, 2015. The winning bidder of the auction was Community Loan Fund of New Jersey, Inc. Non-profit, private and minority and women-owned businesses (MWOBs) were all encouraged to bid

NetApp to Acquire SolidFire
NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SolidFire for $870 million in cash. Founded in 2010, SolidFire is a market leader in all-flash storage systems built for the next-generation data center where simple scaling, set-and-forget management, assured performance and multi-tenancy, and cloud economic models are driving new market growth.

Scotiabank Economics' Year-End Review and Outlook for Commodities in 2016
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 21, 2015) - After rallying in October, Scotiabank's Commodity Price Index lost ground again in November, declining 5.4% month-over-month (m/m), and will end 2015 down more than 30% from a year ago

Bombardier's All-New CS100 Aircraft Awarded Transport Canada Type Certification
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that its all-new CS100 aircraft received its Transport Canada Type Certification following a comprehensive and rigorous testing program, which included more than 3,000 flight test hours, the validation of thousands of test results and the authentication of extensive design and performance data

Redstar Gold's Ken Booth Interviewed by The Gold Report
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 18, 2015) - Redstar Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: RGC) has locked down a district-scale, high-grade gold property off the coast of Alaska. In an interview with The Gold Report, Redstar CEO Ken Booth reveals the secrets of the Unga Project: high-grade gold in the ground, everywhere

IMCD to nominate new Supervisory Board members
ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands (December 18, 2015) - IMCD N.V. announces that Mrs Julia van Nauta Lemke - Pears and Mr Janus Smalbraak will be nominated for appointment as members of IMCD's Supervisory Board at the next Annual General Meeting of IMCD N.V. to be held on 12 May 2016

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.

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.

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.

The National Law Journal Names BRG Managing Director Adam Cohen a 2015 CyberSecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazer
EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - December 16, 2015) - Berkeley Research Group Managing Director Adam I. Cohen is among The National Law Journal's 2015 CyberSecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazers, which honors top individuals in the nation who have changed the legal world through the use of innovative cybersecurity and data privacy strategies.

Jindal Initiative on Research in IP and Competition Organizes National Consultation Workshop on Standard Setting and Innovation in (ICT) Sector
Business Wire India  “Make in India” and “Digital India” will transform India - Nalin Kohli, National Spokesperson of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) The interpretation of the issues and concept of IPR is extremely rudimentary in the country - Hon’ble Justice Mr. S

CORRECTION - An Interview With Internal Public Relations at CEN Biotech Inc.
In the news release, "An Interview With Internal Public Relations at CEN Biotech Inc.," issued Sunday, December 21, by Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. (OTC PINK: FITX), we are advised by the company that there was an error in the contact information listed and William Swalm's name and phone number should not have been included, and the replacement phone number is 313-655-1669

UPDATE - An Interview With Internal Public Relations at CEN Biotech Inc.
Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. (OTC PINK: FITX) is pleased to release an interview with our Internal Public Relations addressing shareholder questions.

Barfresh Distribution Partnership Kicks Off Sales in Los Angeles and San Diego
Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (OTCQB: BRFH), a manufacturer of frozen, ready-to-blend beverages, has secured 20 new retail and institutional accounts in Los Angeles and San Diego. These new accounts have signed on to offer its customers Barfresh's unique line of Smoo® smoothies, shakes and frappes.

Texas Rare Earth Resources Announces January 6th Live Roadshow Presentation
Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp. (OTCQX: TRER), an exploration company targeting heavy rare earth minerals, announced today a live roadshow presentation on January 6th, 2015 in midtown New York City in relation to the Company's ongoing rights offering

African Gold Group, Inc. Announces Filing of Preliminary Economic Assessment and Year-End Progress Report
African Gold Group, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AGG) ("AGG" or the "Company") is pleased to advise it has filed the Resource Update and PEA on SEDAR in accordance with National Instrument 43-101, on 23 December, 2014 for its 100%-owned Kobada gold deposit in Mali, West Africa ("Kobada" or the "Project")

An Interview With Internal Public Relations at CEN Biotech Inc.
Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. (OTC PINK: FITX) (PINKSHEETS: FITX) is pleased to release an interview with our Internal Public Relations addressing shareholder questions.

LOCK AS: LOCK AS ANNOUNCES TERMINATION OF CONSENT SOLICITATION
LOCK AS ANNOUNCES TERMINATION OF CONSENT SOLICITATION FOR ITS SENIOR SECURED FLOATING RATE NOTES DUE 2020 AND ITS 7% SENIOR SECURED NOTES DUE 2021

IMCD to appoint new Supervisory Board member
ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands (19 December 2014) - IMCD N.V. announces that the Supervisory Board nominates Mr. A.J. T. Kaaks (Arjan) for appointment as member of the Supervisory Board at the Extraordinary General Meeting of IMCD N.V. to be held on 10 February 2015 to fill the vacancy that arose following the decease of Mr. Floris Waller

Turquoise Hill Provides Oyu Tolgoi Update and Releases 2015 Guidance
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE: TRQ) (NASDAQ: TRQ) (TSX: TRQ) today provided an update on the status of production at Oyu Tolgoi following the recent concentrator fire and production and financial guidance for 2015.

Great Quest Announces Positive Engineering Study for Pilot facility
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Great Quest Fertilizer Ltd (TSX VENTURE: GQ) (FRANKFURT: GQM) ("the Company") is pleased to announce the result from the Engineering study of the Company's planned pilot scale phosphate manufacturing facility

Synergy Resources Corporation Provides an Operations Update, Estimating 100% Year-Over-Year Production Growth, and a Revised Fiscal 2015 Capital Forecast
PLATTEVILLE, CO--(Marketwired - December 18, 2014) - Synergy Resources Corporation (NYSE MKT: SYRG) ("Synergy," the "Company"), a U.S

Turquoise Hill Announces Dismissal of US Class Action Lawsuit
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 17, 2014) - Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE: TRQ) (NASDAQ: TRQ) (TSX: TRQ) today announced that on December 16, 2014, United States District Court Judge Lorna G

Kiska Announces Royalty Transactions For Whistler Project
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 17, 2014) - Kiska Metals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: KSK) ("Kiska" or the "Company") announces that it has re-structured the net smelter returns royalty interests for its 100% owned Whistler project pursuant to two royalty purchase agreements entered into on December 16, 2014. The transactions will result in net proceeds to Kiska of US$1.1 million.

Americans Plan to Spend Average of $1,128 During the Holiday Season-BMO Harris Bank
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LOCK AS: LOCK AS COMMENCES CONSENT SOLICITATION FOR ITS SENIOR SECURED FLOATING RATE NOTES DUE 2020 AND ITS 7% SENIOR SECURED NOTES DUE 2021
LOCK AS COMMENCES CONSENT SOLICITATION FOR ITS SENIOR SECURED FLOATING RATE NOTES DUE 2020 AND ITS 7% SENIOR SECURED NOTES DUE 2021

Symphony EYC Launches Next Generation G.O.L.D. Store Operations With Mobile Apps for All Major Smart Devices
Symphony EYC, the leading supplier of software and services to retailers, manufacturers and wholesalers, announces the next generation of its G.O.L.D. Store Operations and Store Mobility suite. As well as enabling store associates to improve operational efficiency and decision-making based on real-time and accurate data, the suite has major technology and change management benefits, and G.O.L.D

WABCO Appoints Nick Reilly to Board of Directors, Further Strengthening Board's Global Automotive Expertise
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) (www.wabco-auto.com), a leading global supplier of technologies to improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles, today announced that it has appointed Nick Reilly to its board of directors. Mr. Reilly's appointment took effect on December 5, 2014.

Panzura Announces Storage Competency in the AWS Partner Network
Panzura, the pioneer of next generation enterprise storage infrastructure for the cloud era, today announced it was designated by Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a Storage Competency partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN) Competency Program

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Statement on Proposed $25 Million Increase for Alzheimer's Disease in FY'15 Federal Budget

COMPUTEX Gains Steam as 2015 Approaches and Exhibitors Vie for Show Space
COMPUTEX TAIPEI, the acclaimed annual trade show of the international ICT industry, is scheduled for June 2nd to 6th, 2015, and exhibitor spaces are selling faster than expected. COMPUTEX is expected to fill the Nangang and Xinyi exhibition halls to maximum capacity with over 5000 booths.

Experience Art and Design Appoints Three New Board Members
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) -  Experience Art and Design, Inc., (OTCQB: EXAD) a Nevada corporation ("EXAD" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Arford, Michael Noonan and Roy Rose to its Board of Directors.

Ingen Technologies Announces Results of Shareholder Conference to Move to the OTCQB or AMEX
Ingen Technologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IGNT) (http://ingen-tech.com), the holding company of two subsidiaries; a medical device manufacturing company selling its patented medical products worldwide, and a newly acquired growing wireless telecom business providing services to major telecom companies worldwide, announced the results of the shareholder conference held on December 16th, 2013.

Record Global Car Sales Projected for 2014: Scotiabank
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) -  The cyclical recovery in global auto sales remains intact with purchases advancing in every region, except Europe, over the past year, according to the latest Scotiabank Global Auto Report.

Great East Energy Names International Financial Executives Umanskiy and Lanier to Advisory Board for Its Ukraine Natural Gas Production and Development Companies
Great East Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: GASE) (the "Company") which controls 420 square kilometers of producing European clean energy holdings through two local operating companies in Ukraine, is pleased to announce that it has named leading international financial executives Thomas Lanier and Igor Umanskiy to its Advisory Board. GASE is publically traded in the U.S

Viridian Health Management Releases Year-End Wrap-Up of Product Launches, Initiatives, Leadership and Publications
PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - December 20, 2013) - Viridian Health Management, a value-driven health improvement company focused on powering performance in population health, today released a year-end wrap-up and preview of activities for 2014.

Dr. Alan Strobel of North American Partners in Anesthesia Wins $6.2 Million Lottery Jackpot
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 20, 2013) - Alan Strobel, M.D., Director, Healthcare Compliance for North American Partners in Anesthesia, hit it big when he was notified that he had won $6.2 million in the New York Lottery on December 5, 2013. Strobel and his wife Tammy won along with six other New York residents. Dr. and Mrs

Premier Holding Corporation Announces Record High Training Numbers for The Power Company
Premier Holding Corporation (OTCQB: PRHL) today announced that its subsidiary, The Power Company (TPC), held its largest sales training event yet using its comprehensive two-day training program which includes their sophisticated sales portal NEST (National Energy Sales Transactor) enabling rapid, efficient and secure sales transactions of deregulated power

Dresner Companies Hires Timothy Golomb as Executive Director, Strategic Business Development
Dresner Companies announced today that it has hired Timothy Golomb as Executive Director, Strategic Business Development. Mr. Golomb will support business development strategy, client engagement and advising clients for Dresner Partners, a leading middle-market investment bank, and Dresner Corporate Services, a leading strategic communications firm.

Friedrich Schneider to step down from Executive Board ARCADIS
ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the world's leading natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, today announced that, Dr. Friedrich Schneider will step down from the Executive Board at the end of his second term at the ARCADIS General Shareholder Meeting on May 16, 2014. After 8 intensive and successful years, Friedrich Schneider will pursue new challenges outside ARCADIS

STWA 2013 Shareholders Meeting Provides Updates on AOT(TM) Midstream Flow Assurance Solutions, Results of Shareholder Vote and Confirmation of New Board of Directors
SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwired - December 19, 2013) - Save The World Air, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCQB: ZERO), a developer of integrated solutions for the energy industry, today announced the results of its annual Shareholders Meeting for 2013

Bombardier and Air Cote d'Ivoire Reach Firm Purchase Agreement with Options for up to Four Q400 NextGen Aircraft
Bombardier Aerospace today announced that its purchase agreement with Abidjan-based airline, Air Cote d'Ivoire, is now firm. The transaction, which was announced as a conditional purchase agreement on November 18 during the Dubai Airshow, covers two Q400 NextGen aircraft with options for an additional two. Air Cote d'Ivoire is the national airline of Ivory Coast.

Premier Holding Corporation Announces Agreement Between Muni-Fed Energy and Probe Manufacturing to Build Its Proprietary Technology
Premier Holding Corporation (OTCQB: PRHL) today announced that its patent licensee, Muni-Fed Energy has selected Probe Manufacturing of Irvine California to build its proprietary E-Series and LiteOwl products

Cheap Natural Gas Could Save U.S. Households as Much as $1,200 a Year by 2020
The average U.S. household is estimated to be saving between $425 to $725 each year in energy costs due to a sharp drop in domestic natural gas prices since 2005. And those savings could potentially rise to as much as $1,200 a year by 2020 -- roughly equal to a boost in U.S. disposable income of nearly 10 percent

Great East Energy Engages Leading International Auditors for Its Ukraine Natural Gas Production and Development Companies
Great East Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: GASE) (the "Company"), which controls 420 square kilometers of producing European clean energy holdings through two local operating companies in Ukraine, is pleased to announce that it has engaged a team of leading international accounting firms to audit its four entities under SEC and PCAOB standards. GASE is publically traded in the U.S

GreenBytes Strengthens Board of Directors With New Appointments
GreenBytes®, Inc., a developer of full-featured desktop virtualization storage optimization software, today announced that former Segway CEO Jim Norrod and former Xyratex CEO Steve Barber have joined the company's Board of Directors

BMO Economics 2014 U.S. Outlook: Heading for a Breakout Year
U.S. economy will set up in 2014 for continued growth into mid-decade Projection for 2014 pegs U.S. GDP at 2

Good Earth Energy Conservation's Firefly Electric Vehicle Certified by Genetec for AutoVu License Plate Recognition Solution
Good Earth Energy Conservation, Inc., a subsidiary of Numbeer, Inc. (OTCQB: NUMB) and provider of electric fleet vehicles for the essential services market, announced today its Firefly® electric essential service vehicle (ESV) has been certified by Genetec for the AutoVu license plate recognition (LPR) solution.

Avnet and SanDisk Partner to Deliver Innovative Commercial Flash Storage Solutions Worldwide
SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, and Avnet, Inc

Richard Relyea Elected to the Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. Board of Directors
Quintiles announced today that Mr. Richard Relyea has been elected to its board of directors. Mr. Relyea was designated by equity investor 3i to fill a vacancy on the Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. board of directors. This comes as the result of Mr

HP Introduces Innovations Built for the Data Center of the Future
HP today announced new HP ConvergedSystem and HP Converged Storage offerings that give enterprises the speed, agility and lower economics to build the next-generation data centers that will power tomorrow’s successful organizations. Data centers are reaching an unsustainable point—in the next five years, the average enterprise will see data capacities grow more than 800 percent

Quaterra Closes Non Brokered Private Placement
Quaterra Resources Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: QTA)(NYSE MKT: QMM)(NYSE Amex: QMM) today announced that its previously announced private placement was increased (the "Offering") and has closed with the issuance of 6,541,571 units (the "Units") for gross proceeds of US$2,289,550.

BUYINS.net Continues Coverage on Premier Holding, Corp. (PRHL.OB)
Randall Letcavage, CEO of Premier Holding, Corp. (OTCBB: PRHL), was pleased to announce today continued coverage by BUYINS.net (http://www.buyins.net) and its SqueezeTrigger analytics.

PRHL Announces Successful Pilot Tests
Premier Holding Corporation's (OTCBB: PRHL) subsidiary, Energy Efficiency Experts, Inc., (E3) and Muni-Fed Energy announce that two separate pilot installations of the Active ES energy efficiency technology for high-masted lighting at two different facilities at the port of Long Beach, Calif., both posted excellent results.

SmithGroupJJR Elects Chung, Patek and Patterson to Board of Directors
SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation's leading architecture, engineering and planning firms, has named three to its Board of Directors.

Premier Holding Corp. Shareholder Letter
In an open shareholder letter dated today, newly appointed Premier Holding Corp. (OTCBB: PRHL) (the "Company") chief executive officer Randall Letcavage explained a series of transactions, press releases and 8Ks dating back to Oct

Baja Mining Announces New Chief Financial Officer
Baja Mining Corp. (TSX: BAJ)(OTCQB: BAJFF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nigel Kirkwood as Chief Financial Officer, effective December 27, 2012.

2012 Flash Games Market Survey Reveals Cross-Platform Reality for Indies, and Strong Ties Between Web & Mobile Platforms
Today, Mochi Media announced the results of the 2012 Flash Games Market Survey, the comprehensive survey of the developers and website owners who comprise the fast-growing Flash games industry. The 2012 Flash Games Market Survey was conducted by Mochi Media in partnership with Adobe and FGL.com.

Beacon Endoscopic Announces Strategic Partnership
At the 2012 Asia-Pacific Digestive Disease Week (APDW) conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Beacon Endoscopic Corporation, an emerging GI endoscopy company, began its strategic partnership with Fujifilm Corporation's (FUJIY) global commercialization arm in select markets; Fujifilm-China, Fujifilm-EU and Fujifilm-Asia/Pacific, a global leader in healthcare equipment and technology.

Serica Energy plc: Board Appointment

TiVo Announces Management Promotions
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a leader in the advanced television entertainment market, today announced the promotion of Naveen Chopra to Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Dan (Charles) Phillips to Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Jeff Klugman to Executive Vice President (EVP), Products and Revenue. Mr

Tax Experts Join Berkeley Research Group
Berkeley Research Group, LLC continues to expand its capabilities with the addition of tax experts Michael Fletcher, Darren Mills, and Michael Batelli. BRG's Tax practice brings decades of experience in assisting clients of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 100 companies, in resolving federal, state and local, and international tax issues

airBaltic Signs Firm Order for up to 20 CSeries Airliners

Market Research Report -- Growing Elderly Population Increasing Need for Orthopedic Trauma Devices
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the market research report "The Global Orthopedic Trauma Device Market" to their product offering.

Appointment of CFO Beter Bed Holding N.V.
The Supervisory Board of Beter Bed Holding N.V. intends to request the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 25 April 2013 to approve the appointment of Bart Koops (55) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Statutory Director. Duncan van Hoeve, who has held the position of Financial Director of Beter Bed Holding N.V

Esterline Corporation Appoints Scott E. Kuechle and H. Jay Winship to Board of Directors
Esterline Corporation (NYSE: ESL) (www.esterline.com), a leading specialty manufacturer serving the global aerospace and defense markets, today announced the appointment of Scott E. Kuechle, former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Goodrich Corporation, and H

BRG Director Anne Marie Knott Awarded National Science Foundation Grant for Work on R&D Effectiveness
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Berkeley Research Group Director Anne Marie Knott a grant for her work examining the relationship between firms' innovation initiatives through research and development and the impact of that investment on economic performance.

2nd Watch Debuts 2W Insight Cloud Billing Application for Amazon Web Services Customers and Service Providers
2nd Watch, Inc., a global system integrator, software and deployment firm focused on IT operations, today announced general availability of the enterprise version of its cloud management software, 2W Insight.

San Francisco Bay Area Tech Companies Still Adding Jobs Despite Slow Down in Finance Hiring in New York City, Uncertain Impact of Hurricane Sandy
TriNet's SMBeat, a detailed analysis of trends in key human capital economic indicators for small businesses, reports that net TriNet employment levels grew 0.34 percent in November, or just over three times the national average, and down slightly from October's growth rate of 1.14 percent.

QU’s Environmental Sciences Win International Accreditation
Qatar University’s undergraduate and Masters programs in Environmental Sciences have become the first outside of the UK to be recognised by the world’s leading accreditation body for environmental science education degree programs.

The Valence Group Appoints Former ICL CEO Akiva Mozes to its Senior Executive Panel
The Valence Group, a specialist M&A investment bank offering advisory services to companies and investors in the chemicals, materials and related sectors, has announced the appointment of Akiva Mozes, former President and CEO of diversified chemical manufacturer Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL), to its Senior Executive Panel (SEP).

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