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    SILICON SLOPES, UT--(Marketwired - August 02, 2013) - Domo has announced six new stops on its successful 2013 20/20 Tour. This intimate series of seminars and networking events, designed for CEOs and other leaders, reveals how Domo's cloud-based executive management platform transforms the way business is managed and helps drive more value from business data.

    Participants will receive a brief introduction to Domo, including an interactive demo under NDA, topped off with executive-level networking.

    New cities on Domo's 20/20 Tour include Philadelphia, Tampa, San Francisco, Denver, Minneapolis and St. Louis. Registration is limited. To register or stay up-to-date on new cities added to the schedule, visit http://www.domo.com/events/2020tour or email info@domo.com.

    About Domo

    Domo is a cloud-based executive management platform that gives users direct, real-time access to all the business information they care about, all in one place. 

    With $125 million in funding, Domo is backed by an all-star list of angels and investors including Benchmark, IVP, GGV Capital, Greylock Partners, Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, Hummer Winblad, WPP, plus the who's who of SaaS and Internet technology.

    Domo's founding team consists of some of the most sought after talent in the industry with experience that includes Amazon, American Express, Ancestry.com, eBay, Endeca, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, MLB.com, Omniture, salesforce.com and SAP.

    For more information, visit http://www.domo.com/. You can also follow Domo on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+.


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    TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - August 2, 2013) - TheDirectory.com, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SEEK), an emerging leader in the Local search space, today announced that its CEO Scott Gallagher will be interviewed on the small cap stock market program Traders Nation Tuesday August 6th, 2013.

    TheDirectory.com Founder and CEO Scott Gallagher commented, "I'm excited to return to Traders Nation and discuss our build, buy or partner growth strategy with their audience. We've recently secured a number of key partnerships and are now moving into to the build phase of our build, buy or partner strategy. We're also on the road to becoming a fully reporting Company again, so it really is a great time for us to reintroduce our Company to the investment community. Trader's Nation is one of the oldest small cap market programs on air, they've been around for more than a decade and I look forward to the interview next week."

    About TheDirectory.com, Inc.

    TheDirectory.com is a diversified Local and Vertical Internet search company that owns and operates a network of Locally targeted, category specific, search destinations anchored by its Local business search engine www.TheDirectory.com, other sites in the network include:, www.Chiropractor.net, www.Therapists.net, www.Dietitians.net and many others. For more information see the Company's financial statements and related filings on www.OTCMarkets.com.

    Forward-Looking Statements

    Certain statements contained herein are "forward-looking" statements (as defined -- Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995). TheDirectory.com, Inc. cautions that the statements made in this press release constitute forward-looking statements and no guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from projections in forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on estimates and opinions of management at time the statements are made.


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    SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - August 2, 2013) -  Morweb CMS, the award-winning content management system that is revolutionizing simplicity, today unveiled the new mobile and desktop website built pro bono for the Berkeley Humane Society. Presented live at this year's Inbound Marketing Summit in San Francisco, the Berkeley Humane Society's new look and capability delivers extended reach, process automation and adoption efficiency. The new website also reflects Morweb CMS's strong commitment to the community and social good.

    "We believe the best available Web and mobile technology should be available, affordable and usable to organizations who need it," said Morweb CMS CEO Murad Bushnaq. "In particular, we're dedicated to providing extraordinary technology to those institutions that make a measurable difference in our society."

    "We are very excited about the new website, and we anticipate the impact it will have on Berkeley Humane will be profound," said Berkeley Humane Society Marketing Manager Emily Lines. "Our organization's bottom line is two-fold: saving more animals' lives and improving our financial condition. Morweb CMS is helping us accomplish both."

    Quantifiable elements of the new site include improved flow, an integrated online fundraising platform, a more intuitive structure and organization, and the ability to revise and continually improve content as needed. Because 44 percent of online buyers will never go back to a site that isn't mobile-optimized, the Morweb CMS site will increase visitor traffic and duration, click-throughs and donation conversion. These improvements are expected to drive up adoption numbers, enhance community access to Berkeley Humane's programs and services, and advance the organization's ability to market to a broader and more substantial donor pool. "An image-driven site featuring photographs of animals and human-animal families will demonstrate that Berkeley Humane is fundamentally an institution that reinforces the human-animal bond," Lines expounds.

    The Berkeley site is part of Morweb CMS's ongoing goodwill program. "We sat together at a cafe one day and from nothing, created this social good program and called it the 'Morweb Makeover,'" said Andre F. Bourque, the company's content and social marketing strategist. "We donate a $25,000 website to non-profit every quarter, and promote it through our social channels, brand influencers, and strategic partners."

    "To kick the program off, we have provided the latest HTML5 responsive design, mobile-optimized technology to the Berkeley Humane Society and United Way of the Bay Area," Bushnaq points out. "Building and maintaining a beautiful Web presence shouldn't be costly or limiting for organizations, and that's what were out to demonstrate with our product.

    About Morweb CMS
    Morweb CMS (content management system) is the software brain child of a full service interactive agency, Morad Media. Morweb CMS uses the latest in HTML5 technology and responsive design theory to produce remarkable desktop and mobile sites that are managed with intuitive, drag-and-drop operation and in-context editing. Morweb CMS was designed by experts, but for everyday people, and based on familiar social media and mobile applications, and with zero design limitations.


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    OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Aug. 2, 2013) - RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, have signed a global distribution agreement with Parallax Inc., a specialist in the design and manufacture of microcontroller development tools and small single-board computers. Under the terms of the agreement, RS will support customers throughout Asia Pacific and Europe, while Allied will service the North America region.

    Located in California, USA, Parallax Inc. is an acknowledged technology innovator, which develops microcontrollers, robots and associated components and accessories suitable for commercial engineering, hobbyist, and educational applications.

    RS and Allied have begun ramping up inventory of the Parallax product line, which includes the BASIC Stamp microcontroller module and development software, so-called due to its small size and use of the PBASIC programming language. Other microcontroller products include the more powerful multi-core Propeller chip and tools, which are designed for the rapid development of embedded applications. A selection of robotics kits, educational tools, and sensors completes the range.

    "The diversity of the Parallax product range has broad appeal to engineers and enthusiasts across the world," said Jonathan Boxall, Global Head of Semiconductors, RS Components.

    "This distribution partnership will enable customers to quickly and easily source and purchase the range direct from stock, with a guarantee of same-day despatch from our local warehouses. Parallax also has strong educational resources to support the teaching of microcontroller programming and interfacing. This is very much in line with our own initiatives to provide engineers at all levels with a trusted and reliable source of technical knowledge and information."

    Ken Gracey, Parallax CEO, said, "Partnering with RS and Allied is a significant boost to our worldwide distribution network. Our customers will benefit from faster product deliveries thanks to the widespread presence of the RS and Allied distribution centres. They will also gain from the availability of the free online tools and resources that are continually being developed by RS to simplify product sourcing and selection, and to accelerate the design process, saving time and money for engineers."

    Source: http://uk.rs-online.com/web/generalDisplay.html?id=press&file=2013/25-07-parallax-global-distribution-deal

    About RS Components

    RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 550,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping around 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronics, automation and control, test and measurement, electrical and mechanical components.

    Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2013 had revenues of £1.24bn.

    For more information, please visit the website at http://uk.rs-online.com/web/.

    About Parallax Inc.

    Parallax designs and manufactures microcontroller development tools and small single-board computers as well as a vast array of products including project boards, robotics kits, educational tools, and sensors. Parallax is dedicated to providing the electronics industry with products that are technically innovative, unique, and economical while staying committed to thoughtful, creative design and quality workmanship. Parallax Inc. is a privately held company located in Rocklin, California.

    For more information visit www.Parallax.com.

    Further information is available via these links:

    Twitter: @RSElectronics; @alliedelec; @designsparkRS
    RS Components on Linkedin
    http://www.linkedin.com/company/rs-components

    Relevant Links:

    Electrocomponents plc
    www.electrocomponents.com/
    RS Components
    www.rs-components.com/
    DesignSpark
    http://www.designspark.com/
    Parallax Inc.
    www.parallax.com/

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    SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - August 2, 2013) - The Next World Energy team is excited to announce the launch of its IndieGoGo campaign to support the French team's fundraising efforts for the Red Bull Youth America's Cup, occurring in San Francisco this September 1-4. With the goal of raising a final $100,000 to help cover boat maintenance, training and travel expenses, the young team is turning to IndieGoGo to help raise $15,000 toward its larger goal.

    In a format similar to that of the America's Cup World Series, the Youth America's Cup will bring together 10 boats from 8 countries for 4 days of fleet races, guaranteeing spectators an action-packed sequence of events.

    In addition to the Team's IndieGoGo campaign, which runs from July 26 to September 6, highlights of the fundraising efforts will also include an Auction on August 23rd at The Plant Café on San Francisco's Embarcadero. The event will be hosted by the team's Supporters' Group, a small collection of sailing aficionados and "super fans" who have played an instrumental role with marketing, planning and promotion of the team to date. Thanks to their effort, the list of supporters is growing, and people are coming together from around the globe to raise awareness about the team and contribute to their success.

    Both fundraisers will offer supporters the unique opportunity to meet team members, take a VIP ride on the technical boat to watch the race, have exclusive access to the Marina Green tent, and score Next World Energy team racing gear.

    "Our supporters and these fundraising campaigns help provide the team the resources they need to excel in September, plus they offer the larger French and sailing communities an opportunity to take an active role in the team's success," said Antoine Mermod, the Next World Energy team manager. "The team consists of some of France's finest athletes, and they can't wait to meet their supporters in San Francisco and begin training in the Bay."

    Among the ranks of team supporters is Next World Group, the San Francisco based investment firm that is sponsoring the team. "We're thrilled to be sponsoring the Next World Energy team, and to be supporting a young group of extraordinary athletes who have demonstrated tremendous potential," said Next World Group founder and France native, Sébastien Lépinard. "The Youth America's Cup aligns strongly with my commitment to promoting high-performing teams with unique vision and talent in sports and business."

    Next World Cafe: Team Office Hours - Open to the Public
    The Next World Group's office will be doubling as a headquarters for the Next World Energy team, which will be arriving in August to commence training in San Francisco. The office will become the site of "Next World Cafe," which will serve as a meeting place and education center for supporters and fans to meet the team and learn more about sailing first-hand. Located at 836 Montgomery St. in San Francisco, Next World Cafe will be open every Monday through Friday during August from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM.

    To learn more about the Next World Energy team and show support as they prepare for the races, check out their official website, and follow the team on Facebook. Also, to inquire about joining the official Supporters' Group, contact Lauran Eastman at lauran.eastman@amplifierstrategies.com

    About Next World Group
    Next World Group (NWG) is a privately held, global investment firm focused on long-term growth strategies. We strive to deliver superior financial performance while achieving positive impact on society. We invest as long-term partners in four strategies: global investments, venture capital, growth investing, and philanthropy. NWG is based in San Francisco with offices in Brussels and Paris. For more information, please visit www.nextworldgroup.com.


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    BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - August 2, 2013) - Merchant Warehouse®, a leading provider of payment technologies and merchant account services, today announced a new partnership with POSBANK® USA. With customers in the retail, hospitality and restaurant industries, the integration of Merchant Warehouse's Genius™ Customer Engagement Platform™ enables POSBANK to offer an expanded point-of-sale (POS) solution to its customers.

    For the past 19 years, POSBANK has specialized in creating terminals and software systems to provide a comprehensive service to its customers across a vast array of retail outlets. Dedicated to producing and developing the highest quality point-of-sale (POS) hardware, POSBANK provides cutting edge technology for the ever changing global market, offering a range of options designed to simplify the day-to-day activities of business operations, improve access to trend and analysis information, and allow retailers to maximize business potential.

    "At POSBANK, we've built our reputation on providing our clients with next-generation technology and hardware. We believe in meeting and exceeding our client's needs, a big part of which revolves around helping them better connect with their customers. In partnering with Merchant Warehouse and integrating with their Genius platform, our customers now have a seamless, unified solution, while having the option to respond to customer preferences in real-time," said Steven Eun, CEO, POSBANK. "We're excited to offer Genius's capabilities to our customers as we build our presence in the U.S."

    Designed to evolve with the market, Genius delivers ultimate flexibility and scalability, while presenting the opportunity to turn a transaction into an interaction with integrated commerce and marketing functionalities. Through Genius, merchants of all sizes can accept any kind of payment, discount or loyalty program through a single transaction from one customer engagement device. Genius is a PA-DSS validated solution that separates all sensitive data from the POS system, ensuring the protection of transactional data through tokenization and point-to-point encryption.

    "Connecting with customers is the cornerstone of successful businesses today," said Henry Helgeson, CEO, Merchant Warehouse. "Businesses taking advantage of new, innovative technology offerings are really setting themselves apart from others in the industry by providing a consistent, above-average customer service experience."

    For more information on Genius, visit merchantwarehouse.com/genius. POSBANK will be demonstrating Merchant Warehouse's Genius at the POSBANK booth, #831, at RetailNOW on August 4-7, 2013.

    About POSBANK
    POSBANK, a hardware and software Point-of-Sale solutions provider, is pioneering the future of payment services for retailers. Based in Gardena, California, POSBANK has provided services for thousands of retailers for the past 19 years. POSBANK's forward-thinking solutions leverage innovative technologies for retailers to best interact with their customers. For more information on POSBANK, visit www.posbankusa.com.

    About Merchant Warehouse
    Merchant Warehouse is a recognized leader in payment acceptance solutions and merchant services. With Merchant Warehouse, merchants, agents, POS developers and VARs can achieve strategic business advantage through the delivery of current and emerging payment, offer and program solutions and merchant services that dramatically enhance the merchant-customer experience. The company's new Genius Customer Engagement Platform enables businesses to always connect with customers in the most important place -- the sale. A single, intuitive platform that integrates every transaction technology, loyalty program and more, Genius ensures businesses never lose a sale to lack of compatibility. Merchant Warehouse is one of the fastest growing payment technology companies in North America. For more information on Merchant Warehouse, visit merchantwarehouse.com.


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    NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - August 2, 2013) -  Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that materials related to the Infor investor conference call Friday, August 2, 2013, at 11 a.m. Eastern Time are provided on the investor section of Infor's website. Dial-in details for the August 2nd investor call are as follows:

    • US/Canada Dial-in #: (800) 215-6437
    • Int'l/Local Dial-In #: (706) 758-2754
    • Conference ID #: 23718939

    A digital recording of the conference will be available for replay two hours after the call's completion. To access the recording, guests will use the Dial-in Number and the Conference ID listed below:

    • Encore Dial-in #: (855) 859-2056 or (404) 537-3406
    • Encore Dates: 08/02/2013 14:00 EST - 08/09/2013 23:59 EST
    • Conference ID #: 23718939

    About Infor
    Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise, helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, and with an innovative user experience design that is simple, transparent, and elegant. Infor provides flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.

    Infor customers include:

    • 19 of the top 20 aerospace companies
    • 12 of the top 13 high tech companies
    • 10 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies
    • 84 of the top 100 automotive suppliers
    • 23 of the top 50 largest US public hospitals
    • 31 of the top 50 industrial distributors
    • 26 of the top 35 global retailers
    • 5 of the top 9 brewers

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    MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwired - August 2, 2013) - FireEye, Inc. today announced that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be sold and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.

    Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Goldman, Sachs & Co, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Barclays Capital Inc. will act as lead joint book-running managers for the offering, and BofA Merrill Lynch and UBS Securities LLC will act as other book-running managers for the offering. Nomura Securities International, Inc. will also act as a co-manager for the offering.

    A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

    The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained, when available, from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014, telephone: 1-866-718-1649, or email: prospectus@morganstanley.com; from Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: 1-866-471-2526, or email: prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com; from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone at (866) 803-9204; or from Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, by telephone: (888) 603-5847 or email: barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com.


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    MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwired - August 2, 2013) - FireEye, Inc. today announced that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be sold and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.

    Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Goldman, Sachs & Co, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Barclays Capital Inc. will act as lead joint book-running managers for the offering, and BofA Merrill Lynch and UBS Securities LLC will act as other book-running managers for the offering. Nomura Securities International, Inc. will also act as a co-manager for the offering.

    A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

    The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained, when available, from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014, telephone: 1-866-718-1649, or email: prospectus@morganstanley.com; from Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: 1-866-471-2526, or email: prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com; from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone at (866) 803-9204; or from Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, by telephone: (888) 603-5847 or email: barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com.


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    PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - August 2, 2013) - Ipro Tech, Inc., a worldwide provider of electronic discovery and document review technologies, today announced the release of Eclipse SE 2013. Eclipse SE is an in-house, locally installable review application that gives users access to unprecedented power and cutting-edge features with the simplicity and familiar functionality of a desktop tool. It is the in-house counterpart to Ipro's web-based review platform Eclipse. The two products' similar interfaces and easy migration between one another gives users the flexibility to easily ramp up to a web-based, analytical review tool if needed.

    The 2013 release features an updated, streamlined user interface that has an intuitive look and feel, intended to increase users' comfort level within the application. Custom coding forms, with the ability to apply security and rules, have also been added so Administrators can now customize the tagging palette of their reviewers, improving review speed and accuracy. Additional upgrades include native file import for PST calendar items, the ability to create or delete a saved search by simply right-clicking on a search result, and an added status bar to a context search report to show progress when reporting on large collections, among a multitude of other workflow and functionality enhancements.

    "The updates to the 2013 version of Eclipse SE, especially the new, user-friendly interface, will provide significant advantages to both current Eclipse SE users and users who are continuing to upgrade from legacy desktop review systems to Eclipse SE," said Kim Taylor, President and COO of Ipro Tech, Inc. "Additionally, the flexibility and ease with which Eclipse SE users can ramp up to web-based review with Eclipse provides a huge level of flexibility for firms who have or may have a need for both systems." 

    Eclipse 2013 will be demonstrated in booth 417-419 at the ILTA Annual Conference, taking place August 18-22, 2013. To schedule a private demonstration of the product, email sales@iprotech.com. For more information on the 2013 versions of Eclipse SE, visit http://www.iprotech.com.

    About Ipro

    Founded in 1989, Ipro is a global leader in the development of advanced software solutions used by legal professionals to streamline the discovery process. Ipro's worldwide network of corporations, law firms, government agencies, and legal service providers rely on Ipro's Enterprise platform to organize, review, process, and produce litigation data of vast sizes and complexity levels more efficiently and cost-effectively than ever before. For more information on Ipro, visit http://www.iprotech.com.


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    FRAMINGHAM, MA--(Marketwired - August 2, 2013) - IDG's CIO, the executive-level IT media brand providing insight into business technology leadership, reveals the CIO Tech Poll: IT Economic Outlook results for June 2013. The study indicates that IT leaders are seeing increased budgets over the next year, with an overall increase of 4.9%, and that mobile/wireless, outsourced IT services (including cloud) and hardware investments are on the rise. As tech investments continue to rise, IT remains a leader in the tech purchase process and collaborates with line of business (LOB) executives on determining the business need.

    Spending on New Projects Rises
    CIOs remain optimistic on IT spending in the coming year, with more than half expecting to increase their overall budget. There are also fewer organizations decreasing their IT budget (17% in June 2013 vs. 23% in Nov. 2012). Several tech categories are seeing a bump in spending since the April 2012 study, specifically mobile/wireless (up 6% from April), outsourced services (including cloud -- up 6%) and hardware (up 7%). Additionally, 48% of CIOs are using an increasing portion of their budget for new projects, and growing topline revenue is driving 36% of new project spending. Enterprise organizations (1000+ employees) are more focused on increasing external relationships and experiences (42% vs. 28% of SMB), whereas SMB ( < 1000 employees) are more focused on internal support and services (37% vs. 32% of enterprises).

    "Technology is providing enterprises with more tools to engage with their customers, grow revenue and make quicker strategic decisions," said Adam Dennison, VP/Publisher of CIO. "The growth in new project spending gives solution providers the opportunity to continue to serve their customers and expand the partnership."

    CIO Key Partner in Tech Spending
    Looking at the collaboration between IT and LOB for IT purchases, respondents say that LOB most frequently identifies the business need or opportunity and then turns to IT for recommendations on technology solutions and provider selections. IT maintains direct control for the majority of IT investments and CIOs anticipate that will remain relatively consistent 3 years from now. Outside of IT, operations and marketing are the most likely departments to have a portion of their budget allocated for tech investments. However, even when another group is the project lead, 98% of CIOs highlight IT's involvement in those technology purchases.

    To review the full results, contact Adam Dennison, VP/Publisher, CIO at adennison@cio.com.

    About CIO Tech Poll: IT Economic Outlook Research
    The CIO Tech Poll: IT Economic Outlook Research is conducted twice a year, among heads of IT, to gauge how current economic conditions are impacting IT spending. The current CIO Tech Poll: IT Economic Outlook was conducted between May 9, 2013 and June 6, 2013 through the CIO Forum on LinkedIn and the CIO customer database. Results are based on 209 respondents who indicated they are the top IT executive at their company or business unit.

    About CIO
    CIO is the premier content and community resource for information technology executives and leaders thriving and prospering in this fast-paced era of IT transformation in the enterprise. The award-winning CIO portfolio -- CIO.com, CIO magazine (launched in 1987), CIO executive programs, CIO custom solutions, CIO Forum on LinkedIn, CIO Executive Council and CIO primary research -- provides business technology leaders with analysis and insight on information technology trends and a keen understanding of IT's role in achieving business goals. Additionally, CIO provides opportunities for IT solution providers to reach this executive IT audience. The CIO Executive Council is a professional organization of CIOs created to serve as an unbiased and trusted peer advisory group. CIO is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, events, and research company. Company information is available at http://www.idgenterprise.com/.


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    HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - August 2, 2013) - The Board of Directors of Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ: HWCC) today declared a cash dividend of $0.11 per share on the Common Stock, payable August 30, 2013, to shareholders of record of Common Stock at the close of business on August 12, 2013.

    The Company continues sharing its success with shareholders as this third quarter dividend marks the twenty-fifth payment since the dividend initiation in August 2007.

    About the Company

    With over 35 years experience in the industry, Houston Wire & Cable Company is one of the largest providers of wire and cable in the U.S. market. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the Company has sales and distribution facilities strategically located throughout the nation.

    Standard stock items available for immediate delivery include continuous and interlocked armor, instrumentation, medium voltage, high temperature, portable cord, power cables, private branded products, including LifeGuard™, a low-smoke, zero-halogen cable, mechanical wire and cable and related hardware, including wire rope, lifting products and synthetic rope and slings.

    Comprehensive value-added services include same-day shipping, knowledgeable sales staff, inventory management programs, just-in-time delivery, logistics support, customized internet-based ordering capabilities and 24/7/365 service.

    Forward-Looking Statements

    This release contains comments concerning management's view of the Company's future expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain and projections about future events may, and often do, vary materially from actual results.

    Other risk factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from statements made in this press release can be found in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and other documents filed with the SEC. These documents are available under the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.houwire.com.

    Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release and the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update such statements.


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    Source: Callnovo

    Toronto, Canada, August 03, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Callnovo (http://www.callnovo.com), a leading Chinese call center provider, announces today that they now have 3,000 call center agents in China.

    After more than eight years of overseas market development and more than 10 years of steady operation in China, Callnovo has now reached a milestone of having 3,000 call center agents in China. During the past 10 years, Callnovo has attracted Chinese domestic clients outsourcing 2,000+ call center agent positions to Callnovo’s center. What really makes Callnovo outstanding is that they have a great number of overseas clients of all sizes from the US, Canada, Europe, and Australia in many different verticals, including Telecom, E-Commerce, IT, Fashion, Real Estate, Education, Retail, and Visa Services. Callnovo is especially proud of being able to offer a high level of call center services to these foreign companies at the very competitive price.

    From the basic small project handled by only one agent to the more demanding large project that may require as many as 100+ full-time agents, Callnovo’s overseas project team delivers outstanding service from end to end. Providing up-to-date, convenient, and powerful IT tools at no extra cost to clients, Callnovo’s professionalism has been widely recognized throughout the industry.

    More and more Western companies are entering China because its B2B and B2C markets are growing rapidly. Western companies are exploring new ways to improve their operational efficiency (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBwrHzkACa4), and Callnovo’s virtual assistant service is particularly welcome by many that are entering the Chinese market for the first time.

    Callnovo’s team is particularly skilled at quickly applying the most advanced call center technologies and expertise to all client projects and meeting and even exceeding their business requirements, including live chat, back office, and both inbound and outbound calling, while keeping costs low. Specifically, Callnovo offers a wide range of fancy add-ons and powerful features to clients, such as open-source CRM, remote screen monitor, IVR, multiple-way calling, conference room, music-on-hold, agent call live monitor or live whisper, Ads-source tracking, queue analysis, cloud-based spreadsheet, and much more. With all these up-to-date technology tools provided at no extra cost, clients really enjoy working with the Callnovo team because of their exceptional results. “Helping clients grow while keeping the cost low is essential for our clients. Outsource your call center to Callnovo China Call Center and be assured that we know how to fully utilize our Call Center manpower and technology to achieve that,” said Denise Chan, Director of Callnovo’s overseas market.

    With five call center locations and 3,500+ call center seats in five cities (Guangzhou, Chengdu, Shanghai, Changsha, and Yueyang) across China, Callnovo is determined to offer global clients the best call center resources, including flexible options in human resources and language, a reliable IT facility, amicable management, consistent service quality, advanced technology, and a fair price. Callnovo will invest even more in agent training and call center technology enhancement to maintain its reputation as the best China Call Center team that is dedicated to not only domestic clients but also to clients around the world.

    To find out more about Callnovo, please visit the company at http://www.callnovo.com.

    Callnovo is a Canadian-managed offshore contact center service provider with 3,000+ call center agents. With core call centers located in Guangdong and Hunan, China, Callnovo offers Chinese Mandarin/Cantonese services and focuses on working for overseas SME and Enterprise clients (clients are mostly from the US, Canada, Europe, and Hong Kong). Callnovo specializes in a wide spectrum of industries, such as Telecom and IT, Insurance, Visa and Immigration, E-Commerce, Energy, Food, Real Estate, Luxury, and Fashion. In addition, Callnovo also offers competitive Multilingual one-stop call center solutions upon request.

    Callnovo at a Glance
    Languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, English, Filipino, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese
    Key Benefits: One-Stop Solution, Cost-Effective, Friendly, Cloud-Platform
    Hours Of Operation: 24 Hours, 365 Days
    Services Provided: Customer Service, Virtual Assistant, Outbound Lead Generation, Outbound Appointment Setting, Inbound and Outbound Sales, Back Office, Tech Support, Social Media Management, Data Entry, Desktop Search
    Channels Handled: Phone, IVR, Email, Web, Social Media
    Number Of Seats: 3,500+

    Contact Information:
    Callnovo
    Denise Chan
    1.416.479.0416
    Contact via Email
    callnovo.com

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    Source: iFunia Software

    Chang Sha, China, August 03, 2013 --(PR.com)-- iFunia Studio, a professional developer of Mac multimedia applications, today unveils Media Converter for Mac version 4.0.0, which adds full support for 3D effects as well as external subtitles. The operation interface layout is optimized for better user experience. Several major functional improvements have also been achieved in the new version.

    iFunia Media Converter is a user-friendly, full featured media converting software that enables Mac OS X users to convert DVDs, videos (HD included) and audio files to more popular formats like MP4, AVI, FLV, WMV, MOV, M4V, MKV, VOB, ASF, MP4 HD, H.264, MP3, AIFF, M4A and WMA etc. Besides, this media converter app also has optimized presets designed for other devices and software, including Apple Device (iPad Mini, iPhone 5, Apple TV 3, iPod touch 5 and etc), Apple Software, popular Tablets, Mobile Phones, Portable Video Player and Game Console.

    “Since its debut in May, 2011, this Media Converter has received countless favorable comments as well as to-the-point suggestions. To better meet Mac users’ need, iFunia spares no effort to upgrade this media converting app.” says Mark James, Senior Director of Product Management of iFunia. “Mac users can now DIY 3D movies at home. It brings more fun with less cost than going to a crowded cinema. ”

    iFunia Media Converter 4.0.0 New Features Include:
    * Refined interface operation layout to optimize user experience.
    * Added “Load Subtitles,” “Rotate” and “3D Effects” to the video edit interface.
    * Support tab mode in the video edit interface for quick editing multiple videos.
    * Added “Apply to All” option to batch set output formats and quality for multiple video files.
    * Added three –tab resources of movie, iTunes and Camera for quick uploading.
    Key Features of iFunia Media Converter include:
    * Convert any DVD/video format to 3D movie
    * Customize a video or DVD file with external subtitles
    * Rip DVDs to any popular video and audio format.
    * Convert between video(including HD) and audio formats.
    * Convert to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, YouTube, WebM, SWF, DivX and more.
    * Convert to Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod, Sony PSP, BlackBerry, cell phone and more.
    * Convert media to use in Apple iMovie, iDVD or Final Cut Pro.
    * Save time with batch and high speed media conversion

    Pricing and Availability
    Media Converter for Mac v4.0.0 is available now through the iFunia website. The retail price of iFunia Media Converter for Mac is $49 USD). To get more information and obtain a free trial version, please visit: http://www.ifunia.com/media-converter-mac.html

    About iFunia Studio
    iFunia Studio was founded by and for people who are passionate about Apple. With a focus on the Mac platform, iFunia Studio develops the easy software solutions exclusively for the video and digital photo community. The products include iFunia Media Converter for Mac(convert between various media formats on Mac), iFunia YouTube Converter for Mac (download and convert YouTube video in a few clicks) as well as the iFunia 3DGallery for Mac(3D Flash photo gallery made easy for website and blog) and more. The company is dedicated in creating more affordable and easy multimedia software to make Mac life fun. For more information, visit http://www.ifunia.com.

    Contact Information:
    iFunia Software
    Chalie Smith
    86-0731-88905650
    Contact via Email
    www.ifunia.com

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    Source: Tactical FLEX, Inc.

    Seattle, WA, August 03, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Tactical FLEX, Inc., a global provider of information security, vulnerability, and risk management software solutions, today announced the debut of a new webcast titled “How Aanval SAS and Emerging Threats Can Effectively Defend Networks from Security Threats and Malware,” featuring guest speaker Byron Rashed with Emerging Threats. What should IT security professionals look for when selecting a capable IDS/IPS solution and IDS ruleset in the fight against security threats and malware? Watch this webinar to discover how Aanval SAS (Situational Awareness System), the most comprehensive Suricata, Snort, and Syslog Intrusion Detection, Correlation, and Threat management console, and Emerging Threats, the world-leading provider of open source and commercial threat and malware intelligence, utilized together can help enhance network visibility and threat protection against malware on Suricata and Snort IDS/IPS platforms, thereby minimizing business risk. Listen to Byron Rashed from Emerging Threats share valuable research data concerning trends in malware attacks seen in enterprise networks today and the dangerous business risks involved. Explore how Tactical FLEX, Inc. helps IT departments focus and get back to protecting their network by automating security and building systems such as a Situational Awareness engine that allow security professionals to make determinations quickly while being well-informed. According to security experts, Situational Awareness is something that needs to be received better in any organization. Network situational awareness is the capability to monitor large networks and analyze bulk data collections from various data sources, with the goal of detecting malicious activity. Tactical FLEX, Inc. believes that this approach is crucial for network and security analysts in order to effectively defend networks from cyber threats and malware exploits. Defending your organization against attackers isn’t easy. A defender has to be right every time. A hacker only has to be right once.

    Watch Recording: Visit Aanval's YouTube page or Demo Section on Aanval's Website

    To view upcoming webinars and live demo events, visit Aanval's website. Aanval may also be downloaded for testing and evaluation.

    About Tactical FLEX, Inc.

    Tactical FLEX, Inc. is a privately owned software development firm based in Seattle, specializing in information security research, engineering, technology design, and production. With the technological development of Aanval®, Tactical FLEX, Inc. has become a global provider of information security vulnerability and risk management software solutions that protect businesses of all sizes. Aanval is the industry’s leading Snort, Suricata, and Syslog Intrusion Detection, Correlation, and Threat Management console on the market. Aanval® currently has over 6,000 customers worldwide including government security, defense organizations, technology corporations, financial services organizations, energy companies, educational institutions, healthcare organizations, biotechnology manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, law firms, utility providers, and many others. Learn more about Aanval by visiting Aanval's website.

    About Emerging Threats

    Emerging Threats is a world-leading provider of open source and commercial threat and malware intelligence. Founded in 2003 as a cyber security research community, Emerging Threats has become the de facto standard in network-based malware threat detection. The company’s ETOpen Ruleset, ETPro™ Ruleset, and IQRisk™ suite of threat intelligence are platform agnostic for easy integration with Suricata, SNORT®, and other network intrusion protection and detection systems. With ETPro Ruleset, organizations can achieve the highest standards of malicious threat detection with world-class support and research for extended vulnerability coverage. ETPro Ruleset is ideal for enterprises, government agencies, financial institutions, SMBs, higher education, and service providers. Learn more about Emerging Threats by visiting Emerging Threats' website.

    Contact Information:
    Tactical FLEX, Inc.
    Jennifer Manguino
    800-921-2584
    Contact via Email
    http://www.aanval.com

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    Source: Bill McIntosh

    Stanton, CA, August 03, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Bill McIntosh wants all marketers to be successful and that is why the Internet marketing guru continues to release how-to guides written in an easy-to-read style and that include some of the best tips in the industry. The marketer’s latest report, "Tips To A Successful Press Release" promises to help new marketers and intermediaries alike learn how to achieve success by writing successful press releases that will always get attention.

    The guide includes ten tips that are gleaned from some of the top online marketers of today, including tips from Bill McIntosh himself. McIntosh says, “A successful press release can keep your prospects and customers thinking about your business, it can draw attention to a new promotion, special event and it can get you higher rankings in the search engines, thus bringing in even more attention over time. This guide will help anyone learn how to achieve success quickly by writing attention-getting press releases that always bring about the intended results.”

    McIntosh gave a brief rundown of the contents of the "Tips To A Successful Press Release" guide. The contents include information about how to create enticing titles and descriptions, information about the 5 W's and how to convey them accurately, how to be a third-party observer while citing sources and much more. He adds, “Once you download this guide, you will have a step up on the competition. Get this guide now and learn how to be successful today so that you can start earning what you want to earn tomorrow.”

    To download the guide, "Tips To A Successful Press Release," visitors to the Bill McIntosh website will be asked to enter their first name and an email address. The report that McIntosh promises will help marketers be successful will be delivered immediately. With ten tips and plenty of expert advice on how to achieve success through writing a press release, this guide is a said to be a must-have for all online marketers.

    To download a copy of the report that teaches marketers how to achieve success, visit: www.BillMcIntosh.com

    About Bill McIntosh: Considered one of the most successful and knowledgeable online marketers of our day, Bill McIntosh continues to help his clients achieve success through press releases, but the marketing guru also likes reaching out to online marketing hopefuls and intermediaries who desperately want to be successful. McIntosh has released a series of how-to guides, each written in a unique easy-to-read style, about a variety of online marketing subjects. The latest teaches how to achieve success by writing winning press releases.

    Contact:
    Bill McIntosh
    12235 Beach Blvd., Suite 206
    Stanton, CA 90680
    (877) 797-6825
    billmcintoshmarketinginsights@gmail.com
    http://www.BillMcIntosh.com

    Contact Information:
    Bill McIntosh
    (877) 797-6825
    Contact via Email
    www.BillMcIntosh.com

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    Source: Paradigm Imaging Group

    Costa Mesa, CA, August 03, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The newly designed FC8600 has added features including an Enhanced Automatic Registration Mark System (ARMS) 5.0, standard tri-port interface, productivity enhancements, and new software.

    The new ARMS 5.0 includes an enhanced auto-detect algorithm for up to 30% faster mark detection, supports an expanded cut area outside the registration mark boundary, and supports registration mark sensing embedded within multiple copies. A tri-port interface is now standard including USB, serial and an Ethernet port to ensure connection compatibility for standalone or networked environments. Productivity features have been added as well, including a new faster perforation cutting method, and auto-paneling to improve the quality of long-length jobs.

    New Cutting Master 3 plug–in software for Adobe® Illustrator® and CorelDraw® has been completely re-designed and is also included. The plug in allows cutting conditions on the cutter to be monitored and changed on the fly and also allows multiple cutters to be run from one design station. Graphtec Studio; an all new and easy-to-use design software, is also included for both Windows and Mac platforms. The software is designed to lessen the learning curve and allow customers to start producing jobs immediately.

    Says Randy Geesman, President of Paradigm Imaging Group, “The FC8600 surpassed our expectations, as we experienced first-hand at the recent NBM Show in Long Beach. We were lucky enough to have one of the first FC8600-130 cutting plotters in our booth, and we ran it continuously throughout the three-day show. The Graphtec FC8600 complements our portfolio of quality wide format solutions which we deliver with the highest level of customer service and support.”

    About Paradigm Imaging Group
    Paradigm Imaging Group is a large format solutions provider whose expertise extends from scanning and printing products to imaging systems integration, software development and product distribution. Paradigm counts among its clients companies in reprographics, architecture, engineering, construction and manufacturing, as well as numerous public agencies at all levels of government. Since 1989, Paradigm has grown to become a leading provider of large format scanning and printing solutions.

    About Graphtec America, Inc.
    Graphtec America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Graphtec Corporation in Yokohama, Japan. Graphtec produces vinyl cutters, color label printers, scanners intelligent recording instruments, and data acquisition systems. Recognized as a technological leader, Graphtec has engineering, manufacturing, distribution, and service operations in Japan and the United States of America.

    Contact Information:
    Paradigm Imaging Group
    Jane Napolitano
    888-221-7226
    Contact via Email
    www.paradigmimaging.com

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    Source: NETWAYS GmbH

    Nuremberg, Germany, August 03, 2013 --(PR.com)-- OpenNebula Conf organizers have announced the speakers for the first conference dedicated to the popular cloud computing solution. Presenters from companies the likes of China Mobile, Produban (Santander Group), Deutsche E-Post and the European Space Agency (ESA) are among the line up of 26 speakers from around the world.

    The program of presentations and workshops for the OpenNebula Conf on 24 - 26 September in Berlin has been finalized.

    Covering a breadth of issues related to OpenNebula and private enterprise cloud environments, the three-day conference will offer developers, users and administrators a rare opportunity to learn and share best practices.

    Highlights of the conference include presentations by speakers from the world over - including China Mobile, Akamai, BBC and the Deutsche E-Post. Offering a rare perspective, presenters from Fermilab and CESCA will accompany them to share their OpenNebula expertise at the frontiers of science.

    Alongside these presentations, tutorials, hacking sessions and open spaces will ensure there is something for everyone.

    More information on the conference program and packages are available on the event homepage: www.opennebulaconf.com.

    Event Details
    OpenNebula Conf
    24 - 26 September 2013
    http://opennebulaconf.com/

    Venue
    NH Berlin Alexanderplatz
    Landsberger Allee 26-32
    10249 Berlin
    http://www.nh-hotels.com/

    Tickets
    Gold Package: OpenNebula Conf with hotel accommodation
    Silver Package: OpenNebula Conf without hotel accommodation
    http://opennebulaconf.com/registration/

    For press enquiries:
    Ms. Eva Häusler
    Event Manager
    +49 911 92885-0
    events@netways.de

    NETWAYS Event Services GmbH
    Deutschherrnstr. 15-19
    D-90429 Nuremberg
    www.netways.de

    OpenNebula delivers the most feature-rich, customizable and open solution to build enterprise clouds and virtualized data centers. OpenNebula is an active project with a very large user base, with more than 5,000 downloads per month and thousands of deployments that include leading research and supercomputing centers like CERN, FermiLab, NASA, ESA and SARA; and industry leaders like RIM, China Mobile, Dell, Cisco, Akamai and Telefonica O2.

    For more information: www.OpenNebula.org

    NETWAYS GmbH has been supporting companies to manage complex IT infrastructures for more than 15 years. Specializing in enterprise grade open source tools, NETWAYS ensures the smooth operation of networks, servers and applications. Solutions include availability and performance monitoring with Nagios and Icinga; service and configuration management; cluster and load balancing systems for open source data centers as well as hosting and managed services.

    Through the subsidiary NETWAYS Event Services GmbH, NETWAYS also organizes various conferences and training courses on open source monitoring and open source data center solutions.

    For more information: www.netways.de

    Contact Information:
    NETWAYS Event Services GmbH
    Eva Häusler
    +49 911 92885-0
    Contact via Email
    www.opennebulaconf.com
    Deutschherrnstr. 15-19
    90429 Nuernberg
    Germany

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    Source: Epom

    Kiev, Ukraine, August 03, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Epom Ad Server, an international developer ad serving solutions, owned by Epom Ltd., has announced that its supported ad formats now include five new IAB-compliant formats - Mobile Rising Stars. The news is especially good for marketers who aim at increasing campaigns' effectiveness and having better influence on potential buyers.

    “Mobile has evolved to be, perhaps, the most significant part of digital ad mix. One of our permanent goals is providing our clients with the most advanced advertising opportunities. As to our most recent implementation, they have already reported popularity of the new formats with their customers. Epom's Mobile advertising formats ensure maximum users' interaction and generate a much better return than traditional mobile banner ads are capable of. All of our formats have been developed especially for increasing reach, growing brand awareness and rising the conversion rate.” - commented Anton Ruin, Epom's CEO

    The five Rising Stars formats include: Slider, Filmstrip, Adhesion Banner, Push and Full Page Flex. A Slider is kind of an overlay ad unit, inducing users to slide the whole page over and therefore giving them more control over their advertising experience. A Filmstrip is a scrollable ad unit, either vertical or horizontal, getting much involvement from users due to the vast range of content possibilities that may be delivered. An Adhesion Banner is capable of changing position according to the device alignment. Pushes and Full Page Flexes are expandable to full screen size and making users' interaction with ads controlled.

    “We do our best to stay up-to-date and provide the most cutting edge mobile technologies,” said Mr. Ruin. “We understand our clients' desire to engage consumers more efficiently, and feel that the demand has been met thanks to the new mobile ad formats.”

    About Epom:
    Founded in 2010, Epom is a provider of advanced solutions for serving and managing ad campaigns, suitable for both advertisers and publishers, multi-site content and advertising networks.

    Epom lets users run display, video and mobile advertisements all in one place, and therefore saves them time and resources, and helps to generate more profit. Epom is a massively scalable platform able to serve any needed volume of ad impressions.

    To learn more, visit http://epom.com

    Contact Information:
    Epom
    Julia Itskovych
    +1 347 670 4043
    Contact via Email
    epom.com

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    Source: Gray and Company, Publishers

    Cleveland, OH, August 03, 2013 --(PR.com)-- When Chief David Oliver started a Facebook page for the Brimfield, Ohio, police department, he just wanted to connect a little better with the local community. He didn't expect it would lead to Internet fame, national media appearances, and, now, a book deal.

    The book, "No Mopes Allowed" ($14.95, paperback) will be published by Gray & Company, Publishers on September 21, 2013. It will be a greatest-hits collection of Oliver's writing from the Facebook page and will also include new material.

    Oliver writes daily, sometimes several times per day, on topics of interest to the 11,000 residents of Brimfield Township. Lost dogs (and the occasional pig), warnings against underage drinking, and updates on local charity events are common items. So are reports on police activity (shoplifting, DUI, and meth possession are familiar crimes in this rural community near Akron, Ohio). Oliver tries to inject a little humor into almost every post--a style not normally associated with official police department communications.

    But that doesn't explain why the Brimfield police department's Facebook page, created in 2011, shot up to more than 79,000 followers in 2013, including thousands of people in Australia as well as in dozens of other countries and in every state in the U.S. (The Facebook page for tiny Brimfield now ranks #3 in followers among all U.S. police departments, just behind New York City and Boston.)

    What seems to have really caught on with readers, judging by the number of "likes" the Facebook posts receive, are Oliver's occasional, longer, opinionated essays about larger issues currently facing the community and the nation. These "rants and babbles," as Oliver calls them in a self-deprecating way, might include a staunch and sentimental statement of support for military veterans one day, an impassioned response to a recent school shooting incident in the news another day, followed by a blunt notice to criminals ("Dear Heroin User . . ." begins one of these; it's signed, typically, "Love, Chief").

    These popular essays will make up the majority of "No Mopes Allowed," with updates and other remarks added by Oliver. Also featured will be a selection of the most entertaining police activity reports from the past two years (including the very popular K-9 unit), a recap of the surprising, yearlong Facebook celebrity story, and new autobiographical stories drawn from Oliver's career in law enforcement.

    Mope, by the way, is old-fashioned police slang for a criminal. Oliver first heard the term from a veteran cop when he was a rookie, and he embraces it gleefully. A mope, he writes, is "Someone who leeches off of society and usually breaks the law." They can be of any economic class, and include thieves, drug dealers, drunk drivers, sexual predators, and deadbeat dads, among many others. Oliver says he and his officers enjoy catching mopes and want to make it clear they're not welcome in Brimfield.

    "No Mopes Allowed" will support Oliver's efforts to protect and serve the community. Oliver is donating all of his earnings from the book to The Chief Oliver Foundation, a not-for-profit organization created to distribute funds to Brimfield Police Department charitable programs and to assist juvenile victims of sexual assault.

    "No Mopes Allowed" will also be available as an ebook for most ebook devices.

    More information about "No Mopes Allowed" can be found at:
    http://www.nomopes.com

    The Brimfield Police Department Facebook page can be found at:
    http://www.facebook.com/BrimfieldPolice

    Contact: Jane Lassar; Gray & Company, Publishers; 216-321-5780; jlassar@grayco.com

    Contact Information:
    Gray and Company, Publishers
    Jane Lassar
    216-321-5780
    Contact via Email
    www.grayco.com

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