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Aspen Group Reports 62% Increase in Revenue for First Quarter Fiscal 2017, Gross Margin Increases 1,500 Basis Points

Nasdaq Hearings Panel Grants Extension of Exception for Continued Listing of United Development Funding IV Shares

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — United Development Funding IV (“UDF IV” or the “Trust”) (NASDAQ:UDF) today announced that the Nasdaq Hearings Panel (the “Panel”) has granted an extension of the exception previously granted for continued listing of the Trust’s common shares on The NASDAQ Stock Market (“Nasdaq”).   The Trust’s continued listing is…

Nasdaq Included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced it has been selected to join the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). Nasdaq is one of 16 companies added to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index in 2016, which is comprised of 146 companies. Nasdaq actively supports its 3,500 listed companies in their…

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…

Steelcase Inc. Announces Time Change of Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Webcast and Conference Call

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — September 14, 2016 – Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter fiscal year 2017 financial results on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. ET.   The news release detailing the financial results will be issued the previous day, September 21, 2016,…

Investment, Policy and Holistic Planning Integral to Drive Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A new white paper from Black & Veatch’s Smart Integrated Infrastructure (SII) business examines the current hydrogen fueling infrastructure in the U.S. and challenges that complicate development. Costs, financing, siting, policies and safety education are cited as the keys, and sometimes barriers, to greater fueling station…

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. …

New Study Reveals Customer Experience is Getting Worse; Contact Centers Out of Touch with the Reality of Today’s Consumer

BOSTON, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A new study from BoldChat by LogMeIn (Nasdaq:LOGM) and Ovum reveals that customer experience has worsened over the last two years despite investments in new engagement channels.  The report, which surveyed hundreds of contact center managers and consumers globally, found that the consumers surveyed believe it takes 6 different…

Five Below Announces First Stores Opening in Minnesota

PHILADELPHIA, PA, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) the trend-right, extreme-value brand for pre-teens, teens and beyond, is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its first Minnesota location in St. Cloud on September 23, 2016. Five Below will also be opening two other Minnesota locations in Brooklyn Center and Osseo on…

Iris Plans Receives Venture Backing From Bay Area’s Better Ventures

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Iris Plans, a tech-enabled Advance Care Planning (ACP) service for people facing serious medical conditions, announced today that Better Ventures has joined the company’s seed financing round. Iris Plans has now raised its original target of $750,000 for this round and will likely increase the size of…

INC Research and CISCRP Announce Finalists for “Inspiring Hope” Ideathon

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — INC Research Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:INCR), a leading, global Phase I to IV contract research organization, together with the Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP), a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging the public and patients as partners in the clinical research process, today announced…

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…

Delta Apparel Completes Sale of Maiden, North Carolina Textile Facility

GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Delta Apparel, Inc. (NYSE MKT:DLA) today reported that it has completed the sale of its Maiden, North Carolina textile facility and certain assets used in those operations.  The closure of this facility in July 2016 was part of the Company’s previously announced manufacturing realignment aimed at maximizing…

Reliance and Vorbeck Announce Partnership to Develop Graphene-Enhanced Elastomer Products

JESSUP, Md. and MUMBAI, India, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reliance Industries Ltd, one of Asia’s top petrochemical production companies, and Vorbeck Materials Corp., a leading producer of graphene and graphene-based products, announced today that they have signed a joint development agreement to develop graphene-enhanced synthetic elastomer products.  “Vorbeck’s ability to develop innovative graphene-based…

Reuters partners with Wibbitz to create videos using automation technology

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today Reuters, the world’s largest international multimedia news provider, announced a partnership with Wibbitz to create news videos for Reuters News Agency customers using automation technology. For the first time ever, Reuters News Agency will offer ready-to-publish digital videos that are automatically produced as soon as relevant…

Family Room Entertainment Corp. to Sponsor Next Revolutionary Reefer Throwdown Event Early 1st Quarter of 2017

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Family Room Entertainment Corp. (OTC:FMYR), a film and media communications group which creates, delivers and preserves quality cross platform content globally, is pleased to announce, due to the overwhelming success of Family Room Entertainment’s opening annual Reefer Throwdown event, that the Company will be sponsoring regularly scheduled events;…

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 &…

CollegeXP Reveals That When It Comes to Wearable Tech, University Students Already Own or Plan to Buy Fitness Trackers

RHINEBECK, N.Y., Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix Marketing International’s CollegeXP (http://bit.ly/2cmjZ8b), a proprietary collection of mobile and online research methodologies to reach the difficult college market, today revealed interesting data around how college students are using fitness trackers. While 32% of college students own an activity tracker or smartwatch, 16% say they plan…

Pentaho Announces 2016 Excellence Award Winners

SAN FRANCISCO and ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pentaho, a Hitachi Group Company, today announced the 2016 Excellence Award winners. The awards recognize the Pentaho customers responsible for the year’s most innovative and impactful implementations of Pentaho technology. Pentaho customers from around the world submitted their nominations in one of six categories,…

Globalstar Prepares for Release of the Next Generation Sat-Fi® Satellite Wi-Fi Hotspot

COVINGTON, La., Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globalstar Inc. (NYSE:GSAT) announced today that alpha testing of its next generation duplex device, Sat-Fi2, has commenced in preparation to fully launch the highly anticipated mass consumer and enterprise product in early 2017. Building upon its predecessor, Sat-Fi2 allows customers to use their smartphones and tablets to…

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