Student Transportation Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter & Fiscal Year 2016 Results

BARRIE, Ontario, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Student Transportation Inc. (TSX:STB) (NASDAQ:STB) (“STI” or “the Company”) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2016. All financial results are reported in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. “We were very pleased with our strong performance and solid results in fiscal 2016 which were in line with our internal objectives and we are well-positioned for continued improvements in fiscal 2017,” said Denis J. Gallagher, STI Chairman and CEO. “Our year-end results reflect the positive impact of our fuel management and early stage returns from strategic

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Aviragen Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results

ATLANTA, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aviragen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVIR) today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and 2016 fiscal year ended June 30, 2016, and also provided an update on recent corporate and clinical developments. “Over the last twelve months we have made significant advances with our three next generation direct-acting antivirals that address serious infections with limited therapeutic options. Enrollment is 90% complete in the SPIRITUS Phase 2b trial of vapendavir for the treatment of human rhinovirus infections in moderate and severe asthmatic patients, and we look forward to announcing top-line data from the trial

U.S. Global Investors Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2016

San Antonio, TX, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For Immediate Release U.S. Global Investors Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2016 Continuing Dividends and Share Repurchase Program ************************************************************************ SAN ANTONIO-September 14, 2016 –U.S. Global Investors, Inc. (NASDAQ: GROW), a boutique registered investment advisory firm with longstanding experience in global markets and specialized sectors, today reported a net loss of $3.7 million, or $(0.24) per share, on operating revenues of $5.5 million for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016. For the fiscal year 2015, U.S. Global Investors recorded a net loss of $4.0 million, or $(0.26) per share, on

iSectors, LLC to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —              What: iSectors, LLC, a manager of a suite of exchange-traded fund (ETF)-based asset allocation models, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebrating the recent debut its flagship iSectors® Post-MPT Growth ETF (Nasdaq:PMPT). The actively-managed ETF aims to optimize investor return and minimize the downside risk. In honor of the occasion, Charles H. Self III, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Investment Officer of iSectors and Portfolio Manager for PMPT, will ring the Opening Bell.  Where:Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast

Educational Development Corporation Announces Record Net Revenue for the Month of August 2016

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Educational Development Corporation (“EDC”) (NASDAQ:EDUC) (http://www.edcpub.com) today reported historic record net revenues for the month of August 2016 (unaudited). Randall White, CEO of Educational Development Corporation, announced that the Company achieved record net revenues of $10.0 million for the month of August compared to $5.0 million for August last year.  The Company was led by the direct sales division, Usborne Books & More (“UBAM”), with net revenues of $9.1 million compared to $3.9 million last August. UBAM continues to attract new sales associates, which now total just under 25,000, compared to 8,500

CSX Receives Award of Excellence for “CSX Rail Respond” Emergency Response Tool

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation has granted an Award of Excellence in Public Safety to CSX for its “CSX Rail Respond” mobile-computing application, which provides firefighters, police officers and other emergency responders with easy mobile access to critical information about the commodities traveling on CSX rails in near-real time. CSX Rail Respond supports safe and effective response to rail-related incidents by allowing emergency first responders to determine the exact contents of any rail car on a CSX train, along with emergency response information and recommendations for protective action distances.

Nordea to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What: Nordea, the largest financial services group in Northern Europe with a market capitalisation of approximately EUR 41.3 billion, total assets of EUR 6,469 billion, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Nils Lundsby, Director of Business Development, will ring the Closing Bell.  Where:Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When:Thursday, September 15, 2016 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET         Nordea Contact:Nils.Lundsby+45 6122 0350Nils.lundsby@nordea.com Nasdaq MarketSite:Emily Pan(646) 441-5120emily.pan@nasdaq.com Feed Information:Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05

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Envoy Air Now Offers Industry-Leading Pay for Pilots

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Envoy Air Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL), announced today that it will nearly double the starting rate of pay for new hires, to nearly $38 per hour – effectively starting new hire pilots on Step 3 of the Envoy pilot pay scale. This means that Envoy First Officers can earn $58,000 or more in their first year on the job. The carrier will also increase the pay rates for existing First Officers during their first three years with the airline – and expand its existing First Officer

Ocean Power Technologies Announces New Contract with the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Naval Research

PENNINGTON, N.J., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPTT) (“OPT” or “the Company”) announced today that it has been awarded a contract (or “Contract”), valued at nearly $250,000, by the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Naval Research (“ONR”) to conduct the design of a new mass-spring oscillating PowerBuoy for mission critical sensors.  Such a PowerBuoy differs from the current PB3 type in that it is self-contained and has no external moving components. Phase one of the contract scope includes the system design and laboratory testing of a proprietary, self-contained, inertia-based, mass-spring oscillator and power take-off

SR Scales Selected by Life Care Centers of America as Preferred Provider of Portable Wheelchair Scales

TONAWANDA, N.Y., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SR Instruments, a leading manufacturer of purpose-built scales for hospitals, medical facilities, and long term centers, today announced that its flagship product line, SR Scales, has been selected as the preferred provider of portable wheelchair scales for all Life Care Centers of America institutions. With over 200 locations nationwide, Life Care Centers provide unparalleled medical and rehabilitative care for their residents. “We needed to find an alternative approach to weighing our patients that would provide greater accuracy, repeatability, and ease of use for our staff,” said John Kitterman, Director of Purchasing at

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Expands Its New PairFET™ Family

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) (Nasdaq:AOSL), a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors and power ICs, today introduced two new products based on its high efficiency XS-PairFET package and latest low voltage technology. The AOE6932 and AOE6936 are the newest extensions to the flagship device, AOE6930, that was released in 2015. Both products are newly optimized for enhanced driving and switching performance. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/fc764aae-e177-4224-9941-f1590dc6ca40 AOE6932 improves gate driving performance and reduces power loss at relatively low output current.

Yappn Signs a Referral Partner Agreement with Startek Co. Ltd.

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yappn Corp. (“Yappn” or “Company”) (OCTQB:YPPN), a real-time innovative language solutions Company is pleased to announce that it has signed a Referral Partner Agreement with Startek Co. Ltd. (“Startek”). In accordance with the terms of the Agreement, Startek is an authorized referral partner for the purpose of referring prospective customers to Yappn, focused primarily but not limited to, the Japanese market. Atsushi Kajiwara, CEO of Startek stated: “By eliminating the language barrier, businesses can readily reach new markets. Yappn’s solutions give a competitive advantage for companies that want to communicate more effectively

Hill International Receives $19 Million Contract Amendment for East Link Light Rail Extension Project Near Seattle

PHILADELPHIA and SEATTLE, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract extension from the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) to provide design-build project management services during the next phase of the E360 Segment of the East Link Light Rail extension project near Seattle, Washington. Hill received its original contract in January 2015 for Phase I (pre-construction) services valued at approximately $1.0 million over a one-year period.  The recent amendment for Phase II (construction) services will have an estimated value to Hill of approximately $19.0 million over the

Financial Engines (NASDAQ: FNGN) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What:Financial Engines (Nasdaq:FNGN), America’s largest independent registered investment advisor, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate Financial Engines’ 20th anniversary. In honor of the occasion, Lawrence M. Raffone, President and CEO, will ring the Opening Bell.  Where:Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When:Wednesday, September 14, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET Financial Engines Media Contact:Mike Jurs(408) 498-6590mjurs@financialengines.com Nasdaq MarketSite:Emily Pan(646) 441-5120emily.pan@nasdaq.com Feed Information:Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR

Committee for Economic Development to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —   What: The Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in recognition of its 2016 Distinguished Performance Awards Dinner. The Distinguished Performance Awards Dinner recognizes business leaders who have answered the call for leadership in their companies and the communities in which they operate. View this year’s awardees here. In honor of the occasion, Steve Odland, President and CEO of the Committee for Economic Development, will ring the Closing Bell. Where:Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When:Wednesday,

Global Smart Contact Lenses Industry to Benefit from Rising Infrastructure

Brooklyn, NY, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report, titled “Global Smart Contact Lenses Market 2016 Industry, Analysis, Research, Share, Growth, Sales, Trends, Supply, Forecast to 2021,” defines smart contact lenses and focuses on its applications, classifications, and specifications. The report also briefs readers about the industry chain structure and development policies. Additionally, the report also highlights the changing trends in the market. For instance, Google was in the news recently for its new smart contact lenses. Google’s X spin, now named Verily, uses a radio antenna thinner and miniature sensor to track blood glucose level of the wearer.

Flip Flop Shops® Announces New Growth Initiatives

e-Commerce Launch in October Unveils “Super Kiosks” Introduces Everyday California flip flops SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flip Flop Shops, a multi-format franchisor, curates collections of the hottest brands and latest styles of flip flops, casual footwear and fashion accessories, announces format innovations, channel expansion and brand launch. Photos accompanying this announcement are available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/97508120-6273-4a5a-a692-36380dd7db08  http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/eb3fa24f-0641-4f4c-ab30-8af77f73577d An infographic accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/fc5ab85e-f26b-4f70-bb40-88347f3c2427 The company is dedicated to providing relaxed, immersive shopping experiences that engage and delight customers. Since its acquisition of Flip Flop Shops last year, parent company Cherokee Global Brands (NASDAQ:CHKE) has

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Vascular Solutions Surpasses 150,000 Successfully Reprocessed ClosureFAST® Catheters

Reprocessing service for varicose vein ablation catheter continues to gain customers nearly five years after launch Excellent record of safety and reliability Reprocessing lowers costs and reduces medical waste for U.S. vein clinics MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vascular Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:VASC) today announced that more than 150,000 ClosureFAST catheters have been successfully reprocessed by its partner, Northeast Scientific, Inc. (NES), since Vascular Solutions launched the reprocessing service for the popular vein ablation catheters in January of 2012. “As we approach the fifth anniversary of the launch of our novel reprocessing service for the ClosureFAST catheter, we are

Mushroom Networks Introduces the VNF Design Studio, Enabling the Creation of Custom WANs On Demand

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mushroom Networks, innovators in Broadband-Bonding™ and Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) platforms, today launched the VNF Design Studio, a platform that represents the next stage in the evolution of the SD-WAN market. The VNF (Virtual Network Function) Design Studio is the industry’s first solution that enables service providers and large enterprises to easily build their own virtual network functions, custom-made for their WAN via a curated library of modular, drag-and-drop components. By doing so, admins are able, for the first time ever, to fully optimize their WAN and the performance of their

FTI Consulting Expands Its Forensic Accounting & Advisory Services Practice with Five Key Hires

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointments of five professionals in the Company’s Forensic Accounting & Advisory Services (“FAAS”) practice within the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment. The expansion of the practice includes the addition of Senior Managing Directors Stephanie Lhomme, Patrick Pericak and Nigel Webb, and Managing Directors Irumire David Okhumale and Jack Schwager. “Finance and accounting teams face a growing list of challenges and regulatory requirements, especially as they operate in multiple jurisdictions,” said Neal