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The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

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American Sands Energy Corp. (AMSE)

We are highlighting American Sands Energy Corp. (AMSE) today, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

American Sands Energy Corp. is an oil sands exploration and development company operating in the state of Utah. The Company has acquired rights to oil sand ore covering approximately 2,000 acres of prime oil sand deposits in the Sunnyside area of Utah.  American Sands has an extraction and recovery system using a licensed proprietary solvent that separates oil and other hydrocarbons from sand, dirt and other substances without creating tailing ponds and other environmental hazards. American Sands Energy is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The Company has the rights to mine oil sand ore and extract bitumen from private property located near Price, Utah (the Sunnyside Lease).   The Sunnyside Lease area contains some of the prime oil sands deposits in Utah. American Sands has the rights to acreage with estimated net P50 resources of 200 million barrels of recoverable bitumen to the Company. The planned plant and mine site of the Sunnyside Lease is approximately seven miles from an existing power plant, rail head, and major state highway. The site is accessible by county road and will be served by existing power lines.

American Sands’ process has proven successful in laboratory tests on oil sands from the Green River Formation in Utah. The validity of this technology has been demonstrated through the operation of a prototype extraction unit. At full production, the Company expects to produce 50,000 barrels of oil daily, employing conventional underground mining and an extraction and recovery system using a proprietary solvent. Their extraction system consumes no water in its process.

Last week, American Sands Energy announced the successful operation of their oil sand recovery pilot facility. The pilot facility - based in Phoenix, Arizona - has been operational since early July. Approximately 80 tons of the Company's oil sands were shipped to the facility, which has been able to run at its designed rate of up to two tons per hour, generating consistent flows of oil and clean, dry sand over multiple, consecutive days of operation.

American Sands Energy Corp. (AMSE), closed Tuesday’s trading session at $0.42, even with yesterday’s close. The average volume for the last 60 days is 628. The 52-week low/high is $0.05/$1.10.

InkSure Technologies, Inc. (INKS)

Today we are reporting on InkSure Technologies, Inc. (INKS), here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Listed on the OTC Bulletin Board, InkSure Technologies, Inc. specializes in comprehensive security solutions. The design of these solutions is to protect branded products and documents from counterfeiting, fraud, and diversion. The Company creates smart protection solutions using proprietary machine-readable authentication technologies. InkSure Technologies has their corporate headquarters in New York, New York.

The Company is the industry leader in cloud based authentication via mobile phones for brand protection and anti-counterfeiting. Their taggant technology is applied to billions of consumer items and high-value documents each month, using a proprietary verification system that is available on most smartphones.

InkSure helps companies, governments and organizations around the world control their most valuable assets, products, reputation and revenues. The Company employs experts in diverse fields, including material science, electro-optics and software. InkSure uses cross-disciplinary technological innovations to implement customized and cost efficient security solutions for data and asset integrity within the customers' existing infrastructure and environment.

The Company’s TagSure solutions enable authentication and tracking of documents and products by adding special chemical markers to standard inks and coatings. The combination of markers, inks and materials produce electro-optic "signatures". These are unique codes that are seamlessly incorporated into the printed media used by the customer. Proprietary computerized readers, available in hand-held, stationary and modular kit configurations, quickly verify these codes by manual or automatic operation.

InkSure Technologies can offer added value by way of enhanced reader functionality. These include high-speed automatic sorting, one-to-many code matching, first and second level track and trace, code activation at the point of distribution and detrimental authentication for debit applications.

Their technology is inherently flexible. It enables overlaying the machine-readable codes onto holograms and other overt features, resulting in multi-layered security that is effective and that contributes to cost savings. The TagSure authentication technology is applied to a broad array of items including tax stamps, banknotes and other security documents, cigarettes and spirits, pharmaceuticals, fuel and energy, automotive parts, and other consumer goods.

InkSure Technologies, Inc. (INKS), closed Tuesday’s trading session at $0.05, down 13.33%, on 13,800 volume with 3 trades. The average volume for the last 60 days is 25,596. The 52-week low/high is $0.05/$0.40.

Penson Worldwide, Inc. (PNSN)

OTCPicks, StreetInsider, Millennium-Traders, and Bull in Advantage reported recently on Penson Worldwide, Inc. (PNSN), and we are highlighting the Company today, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Penson Worldwide, Inc. is a provider of clearing and clearing related operational and technology services. The Company provides their services principally through their operating subsidiaries Nexa Technologies, Inc., Penson Financial Services Canada, Inc., and other companies, and their investment in Apex Clearing Holdings LLC. Penson Worldwide is a leading independent execution, clearing, settlement and technology firm servicing the global financial services industry. The Company has their headquarters in Dallas, Texas.

Penson Financial Services was founded by Phil Pendergraft and Daniel P. Son in 1995. In 2000, the Company began operations in Canada through Penson Financial Services Canada. The same year they began operations in Europe through Penson Financial Services Ltd., and launched Penson Worldwide. In 2010, they acquired the correspondent contracts of Ridge Clearing & Outsourcing Solutions, Inc., making Penson the second largest securities clearing firm in the U.S. by correspondent count.

Penson Worldwide offers a wide spectrum of securities, futures and derivatives processing infrastructure products and services. They offer these either unbundled or as a suite of end-to-end, fully integrated solutions. These include clearing, execution, custody, margin lending, facilities management, technology, and other related products and services. These products and services allow the Company to process a high volume of transactions while maintaining a stable, reliable support environment. Along with the aforementioned, Penson supports trading in multiple investment products, in multiple currencies, in multiple markets, and in multi-lingual applications.

In early July, Penson Worldwide announced that Mr. Daniel P. Son, Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of the Board of Penson Worldwide, was named interim Chief Executive Officer, effective July 16, 2012. Mr. Son has over 40 years of brokerage operations experience.
He succeeds Mr. Philip A. Pendergraft, who is retiring as Chief Executive Officer as well as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Pendergraft will continue as a non-paid, non-executive Chairman of the Company’s Penson Financial Services and of their Nexa Technologies subsidiaries.

Penson Worldwide, Inc. (PNSN), closed Tuesday’s trading session at $0.11, even with yesterday’s close, on 141,613 volume with 121 trades. The average volume for the last 60 days is 393,859. The 52-week low/high is $0.09/$3.17.

Crosshair Energy Corp. (CXX.TO)

Today we choose to highlight Crosshair Energy Corp. (CXX.TO), here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Crosshair Energy Corp. is a prominent player in the exploration and development of uranium and vanadium projects in the United States and Canada. The Company’s flagship properties, Bootheel and Juniper Ridge, have established resources and are in uranium mining friendly Wyoming. Crosshair Energy’s shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Company has their headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Crosshair Energy believes that the Bootheel property has the potential to be mined using in-situ recovery methods while Juniper Ridge appears to be suitable for an open-pit heap leach operation. Drill programs were completed on both Bootheel and Juniper Ridge in 2011. Juniper Ridge is host to an Indicated resource estimate of 5.2 M lbs. of uranium (4.1 M tons at 0.063 percent). Bootheel hosts an initial NI 43-101 uranium resource estimate of 1.48 M lbs. Indicated (2.1 M tons at 0.036 percent) and an additional 3.13 M lbs. Inferred (4.0 M tons at 0.039 percent).

The Company’s CMB Uranium/Vanadium Project is in Labrador, Canada. It was also drilled in 2011. It has four currently defined resources - C Zone, Area 1, Armstrong and Two Time Zone. All four resources are open for expansion. In 2010, Crosshair Energy completed a Vanadium Resource Expansion Program. The goal was to significantly increase the vanadium resource. Without any additional drilling, the vanadium resource was increased by approximately 500 percent.

This month, Crosshair Energy announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WYDEQ) approved the addition of 149 exploration, delineation, and infill boreholes to the Company’s 2011 Notice of Intent to Drill (NOI) at their wholly owned Juniper Ridge Uranium Project near Baggs, Wyoming. Drilling began on Saturday, July 14, 2012.

The design of the first phase of this 2012 drilling program, totaling approximately 24,300 feet (7,407 meters), is to delineate open mineralization trends, bolster uranium resource certainty and investigate potential additional resources in areas not covered by historic data or the Company’s 2011 drilling. Upon completion of this first phase, Crosshair Energy will reclaim each site and submit documents for the addition of the remaining boreholes planned for the 2012 season. The second phase of drilling is scheduled for August and September.

Crosshair Energy Corp. (CXX.TO), closed Tuesday’s session at $0.20, up 5.41%, on 52,929 volume. The 52-week low/high is $0.18/$0.79.

Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc. (OCLS)

SmarTrend Newsletters reported earlier on Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc. (OCLS), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc. is a commercial healthcare company that lists on the NASDAQ Capital Market. The Company’s business is the designing, production and marketing of innovative, safe and effective healthcare products. Oculus Innovative Sciences has their corporate headquarters in Petaluma, California. The Company has manufacturing operations in the United States and Latin America.

Oculus is pioneering innovative solutions in multiple markets. These include dermatology, oral care, surgical, wound care, animal healthcare and others. The Company has commercialized products in the U.S, Europe, India, China and Mexico and select Middle Eastern countries.

Oculus designs, produces and markets safe and effective tissue care products based upon the Microcyn® Technology platform. This platform substantially reduces the need for antibiotics while reducing infections and speeding up healing. The Microcyn Technology features a biocompatible, shelf-stable solution. Several solutions derived from this platform have demonstrated, in an assortment of research and investigational studies, the ability to treat a broad spectrum of pathogens, including antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria (including MRSA and VRE), viruses, fungi and spores; increase blood flow to the wound site; and reduce both inflammation and pain while assisting in faster wound closure.

Earlier this month, the Company announced that the Chinese State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) approved Microcyn® Hydrogel for moistening, repairing and healing of acute and chronic wounds in China. This approval allows Oculus' Chinese partner, Shanghai Sunvic, to market Microcyn Hydrogel in the Over-The-Counter (OTC) and professional healthcare markets in China. Shanghai Sunvic plans to launch the Microcyn hydrogel in the third quarter of 2012. This approval follows the successful completion of randomized trials at five major Chinese hospitals for use of Microcyn Hydrogel in the treatment of acute wounds, diabetic foot care and post-surgical incisions.

Last week, Oculus Innovative Sciences announced that the financial results for their fiscal first quarter 2013, ended June 30, 2012, will be released after the U.S. market closes on August 2, 2012. The earnings release will be followed by a conference call at 1:30 p.m. PDT (4:30 p.m. EDT) on August 2, 2012, to discuss fiscal first quarter results.

Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc. (OCLS), closed Tuesday’s trading session at $0.74, up 6.62%, on 97,191 volume with 126 trades. The average volume for the last 60 days is 59,573. The 52-week low/high is $0.60/$1.85.

Tarsis Resources Ltd. (TCC.V)

We are reporting on Tarsis Resources Ltd. (TCC.V) today, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Tarsis Resources Ltd. is an exploration company following the prospect generator business model. The Company acquires prospective exploration projects by way of their own grass roots generative exploration, and sells or options out projects to partners for advancement. Company Management experience includes prospecting, exploration, project development, mine management and financing. Tarsis Resources lists on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company is based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Tarsis Resources works to find and develop economic gold, copper, silver and base metal deposits. At present, the Company has projects in the Yukon, Canada, as well as in Mexico. Tarsis has three key projects plus a range of early stage prospects.

The Company owns a 100 percent interest in the White River property, consisting of 308 claims (approximately 6,400 hectares), acquired by staking. It is situated 11 kilometers north of Koidern, a minor settlement on the paved, all weather Alaska Highway. Koidern is located 390 road kilometers northwest of Whitehorse, the capital of the Yukon.

Tarsis Resources’ Prospector Mountain property consists of 271 mineral claims (5,660 hectares), located 90 kilometers northwest of Carmacks, Yukon. The property lies within the Dawson Range portion of the Tintina Gold Belt. It covers an area of hydrothermal alteration and mineralization indicative of both a porphyry copper-gold and epithermal gold-silver mineralizing environment.

The Company’s Erika property consists of two contiguous claims covering approximately 16,000 hectares, located in Guerrero State, Mexico. The property is accessible by road through Federal Highway 95, which crosses the eastern boundary of the claims. Acapulco is 150 km south and Iguala is 47 km north of Erika.

In June, Tarsis Resources announced that diamond drilling has started on their White River property, located in southwestern Yukon. Project optionee Driven Capital Corp. is funding the 2012 exploration program on this project, which includes a 1,500 meter first phase diamond drill campaign. Drilling will target the HG Zone and the Cool Zone, which returned high-grade gold, copper and silver assays from select prospecting samples collected during 2010 and 2011.

Tarsis Resources Ltd. (TCC.V), closed Tuesday’s trading session at $0.23, up 21.05%, on 3,450 volume. The 52-week low/high is $0.18/$0.57.

Neah Power Systems, Inc. (NPWZ)

OTCPicks reported recently on Neah Power Systems, Inc. (NPWZ), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Founded in 1999, Neah Power Systems, Inc. is a developer of power solutions using proprietary, award winning technology. These solutions are for military applications, for transportation applications, and for portable electronic devices. The Company uses a unique, patented and award winning, silicon-based design for their Powerchip™ micro fuel cells that enable higher power densities, lower cost and compact form-factors. Neah Power Systems lists on the OTC Bulletin Board. The Company has their headquarters in Bothell, Washington.

Neah Power Systems has grown to include a premier engineering and scientific team from around the world. Prototype development continues; the Company expects to make their energy products commercially available this calendar year. Previous awards for Neah Power Systems include the 2012 ZINO Green finalist, the 2010 WTIA finalist, and the 2010 Best of What's New™ Popular Science, as well as other awards.

The Company’s micro fuel cell system can run in aerobic and anaerobic modes. For Military and First Responder markets, their patented silicon-based fuel cell is expected to provide a superior power source for all sorts of military and first responder applications. Their fuel cell is expected to provide two to three times the energy capacity versus the standard BA-5590 battery, while remaining in the same compact form. For the Logistics market, the Company’s patented design is expected to enable higher efficiencies and power densities, which translates into extended runtimes and smaller, lighter packages compared to a traditional PEM-based fuel cell.

In late June, Neah Power Systems announced that they received an initial purchase order for their Powerchip™ fuel cell from a Fortune 150, U.S.-based defense supplier. The initial order is for one 25-Watt Powerchip™ fuel cell. The defense supplier is exploring the use of the Company’s Powerchip™ fuel cell for a range of applications. These include soldier power, remote power stations, and unmanned underwater and aerial vehicles.

Neah Power Systems anticipates additional purchase orders from this customer throughout the remainder of calendar 2012. In addition, the Company anticipates broader adoption in 2013.

Neah Power Systems, Inc. (NPWZ), closed Tuesday’s trading at $0.01, even with yesterday’s close, on 400,100 volume with 12 trades. The average volume for the last 60 days is 383,137. The 52-week low/high is $0.001/$0.02.

Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. (HSOL)

SmarTrend Newsletters reported last week on Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. (HSOL), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. is a worldwide provider of total solar energy solutions. The Company is also a leading manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic cells and modules. They are the flagship company of Korea’s Hanwha Group. Hanwha Group is a leading Korean business group with 53 domestic affiliates and 78 global networks in three major sectors of manufacturing/construction, finance, and service/leisure. Hanwha SolarOne provides value-added services such as joint-development, project funding and co-marketing. The Company maintains a strong global presence, with employees located throughout Europe, North America and Asia.

The Hanwha Group identified solar energy as the key growth engine and promising power source for the future. Consequently, the Hanwha Group established an ambitious strategy to become a leading global photovoltaic (PV) player by 2020. They acquired Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., now Hanwha SolarOne, in 2010. Hanwha SolarOne has become the flagship of the Hanwha Solar Network, a close cooperation of Hanwha affiliates throughout the PV value chain - from the production of polysilicon to project development and financing services.

Hanwha SolarOne provides a spectrum of PV solutions for residential, commercial and utility-scale installations. This is to meet customers' growing demands for application-specific products. The Company’s product portfolio includes standard and custom-tailored solutions, such as Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV). In addition, they offer PV solutions especially developed for challenging environments, such as desert regions and damp locations.

Hanwha SolarOne recently launched new, state-of-the-art R&D centers in Korea, China, and the United States. This is to realize the Company’s goal of developing innovative solar technologies. They will conduct research into PVs and the commercialization of PV technologies.

Earlier this month, Hanwha SolarOne announced a strategic partnership with Silent Power, an energy storage systems company.
The Hanwha Group led Silent Power’s Series B funding round with an $8 million investment. The investment in Silent Power is an aggressive move into an important market downstream. It lays the foundation for a strong partnership. The investment strengthens the Hanwha Solar network, enhancing the Hanwha Group’s solar offerings. Based in Baxter, Minnesota, Silent Power manufactures and markets easy-to-install, highly reliable distributed energy storage systems for the renewable energy and backup power markets.

The strategic partnership will feature a co-marketing strategy for bundling Hanwha SolarOne’s high quality PV panels with Silent Power’s distributed energy storage device, the OnDemand™ Energy Appliance, to offer a complete solar power and energy storage system for the residential, commercial and industrial markets. The first bundled product offering will be ready by this September.

Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. (HSOL), closed Tuesday’s trading session at $1.05, down 2.78%, on 197,665 volume with 369 trades. The average volume for the last 60 days is 254,923. The 52-week low/high is $0.81/$5.64.

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GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (GWIV)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (GWIV). Today, GlobalWise Investments, Inc. closed trading at $1.74, up 4.82%, on 2,500 volume with 3 trades. The stock’s average daily volume over the past 60 days is 3,641, and its 52-week low/high is $1.02/$1.87.

GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (GWIV), via wholly-owned subsidiary Intellinetics, Inc., is a leading-edge technology company focused on Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions for the digital age. The ECM industry continues to grow rapidly as a result of unrestricted proliferation of digital content within today's business environment. Leveraging its proprietary cloud-based computing software, GlobalWise is poised to capture a significant market share of this burgeoning industry.

GlobalWise's ECM service is delivered to customers via five unique delivery models which cover the spectrum of business needs: Cloud/Saas (Software as a Service), Hardware Vendor Integrated Service, Software Vendor Integrated Service, Premise (Client-Server), Hybrid (Premise & Cloud/Saas).This diversity gives advanced security & privacy features with an on-demand structure needed for large Tier 3 and Tier 4 businesses that are currently underserved by the market.

The Intellinetics platform defines a new industry benchmark and game-changing approach by combining advanced virtualization & automated content management with an open and service-oriented architecture using web services. The company provides strategies, tactics, and technologies used to manage paper and digital assets from capture to long-term archive, without the need for manual processes conducted by a full time employee.

GlobalWise's management boasts a combined total of over 60 years in ECM leadership and industry experience. The ECM industry is expected to exceed $5.1 billion by 2013 with Gartner predicting a compound annual growth rate of 9.5%. IBM Market Insights predicts adoption of cloud computing to grow by 26% CAGR between 2010 through 2013. Leveraging management and key department heads, Intellinetics has a strong foundation from which to capture significant market share within the lucrative $149 billion Business Software & Services industry. Disclaimer

GlobalWise Investments Company Blog

GlobalWise Investments News:

GlobalWise Accepted as Member of Prestigious Organization Technology United

GlobalWise CEO to Be Featured Speaker at World Expo 2012 Conference

GlobalWise ECM Software Intellivue™ Named #1 at Prestigious Managed Printer Conference by "The Week in Imaging"

International Stem Cell Corp. (ISCO)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight International Stem Cell Corp. (ISCO). Today, International Stem Cell Corp. closed trading at $0.30, off by 6.25%, on 30,505 volume with 13 trades. The stock’s average daily volume over the past 60 days is 7,322, and its 52-week low/high is $0.21/$1.00.

International Stem Cell Corp. (ISCO) specializes in the therapeutic applications of human parthenogenetic stem cells (hpSCs) and the development and commercialization of cell-based research and cosmetic products. The company was first to perfect the natural phenomenon of parthenogenesis, which utilizes unfertilized human eggs to create hpSCs. These stem cells, created in a particular form called HLA homozygous, can be immune-matched to millions of people regardless of sex or racial background, with minimal expectation of immune rejection after transplantation.

hpSCs are as pluripotent as embryonic stem cells (ESCs) and have significant therapeutic potential but their creation does not involve the destruction of a viable human embryo – thus sidestepping the controversy and ethical dilemmas associated with the use of human embryonic stem cells. Different from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSs), hpSCs do not involve manipulation of gene expression back to a less differentiated stage – a practice that may become a safety or regulatory obstacle in clinical applications.

A relatively small number of hpSC lines can offer the potential of producing the first true stem cell bank, UniStemCell, which ISCO intends to create as a means of serving populations across the globe. The company's scientists are currently focused on using hpSC to treat severe diseases of the eye, nervous system, and liver, for which cell therapy has been clinically proven but is limited due to the unavailability of safe human cells.

In addition to its therapeutic focus, ISCO also provides two revenue streams. Firstly through its subsidiary Lifeline Cell Technology, specialized cells and growth media for biological research around the world, and secondly its subsidiary Lifeline Skin Care, the company manufactures and sells anti-aging skincare products utilizing an extract from the hpSC and by leveraging the latest discoveries in the fields of stem cell biology, nanotechnology, and skin cream formulation technology. Disclaimer

International Stem Cell Corp. Company Blog

International Stem Cell Corp. News:

International Stem Cell Corporation's Co-Chairman and CEO Andrey Semechkin PhD Publishes Letter to Shareholders

International Stem Cell Corporation Featured in Stem Cell Technology's Bright Future Article on Seeking Alpha

International Stem Cell Corporation Reports Reaching Milestone in Its Cornea Program

USA Recycling Industries, Inc. (USRI)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight USA Recycling Industries, Inc. (USRI). Today, USA Recycling Industries, Inc. closed trading at $0.08, off by 5.88%, on 1,250 volume with 1 trade. The stock’s average daily volume over the past 60 days is 16,383, and its 52-week low/high is $0.03/$0.14.

USA Recycling Industries, Inc. (USRI) is a mid-market recyclable waste collection & disposal service, providing specialty recycling programs to commercial & industrial customers throughout North America. Operating through multiple company-owned & partnership recycling centers, the company primarily targets growth opportunities in the $75 billion global scrap metals market.

USA Recycling has operated since its inception in 2000, and its largest operating subsidiary, Scrap USA, since 2007 has been focused on and successful in servicing the automotive service center industry. It currently provides specialty recycling programs to more than 5,000 automotive service center locations operated by some of the most recognizable names in that retail category.

With a well-established national footprint, the company is now integrating other ancillary services such as the collection & disposal of other recyclable waste streams. USA Recycling has also opened the door to franchising opportunities and recently signed a proprietary revenue sharing agreement with Recycling Franchisors, Inc. Other initiatives to drive growth and boost prominence include the launch of a new website and relocation of executive offices.

USA Recycling has successfully contracted automotive waste-generators for collection & disposal services, selling the processed recyclable materials to end-user-consumers through the company's trading operations with offices in North America, India, and the United Arab Emirates. The company's primary aim is to maximize shareholder value while providing the highest level of quality waste collection & disposal services to its customers, ensuring its collected debris remain free of any U.S. landfills. Disclaimer

USA Recycling Industries, Inc. Company Blog

USA Recycling Industries, Inc. News:

USA Recycling Industries to Provide Scrap Metal Collection Services to ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas

USA Recycling Industries Enters Oil Filter Collection and Disposal Services Agreement With Redwood Recycling

USA Recycling Industries Signs Letter of Intent to Expand Used Oil Filter Recycling Operations

Duma Energy Corp. (DUMA)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Duma Energy Corp. (DUMA). Today, Duma Energy Corp. closed trading at $1.46, off by 9.88%, on 1,350 volume with 3 trades. The stock’s average daily volume over the past 60 days is 6,149, and its 52-week low/high is $1.10/$4.00.

Duma Energy Corp. (DUMA) is an aggressive growth company actively producing oil and gas in the domestic United States, both on and offshore. Leveraging its technical expertise, promising portfolio, and strong financial condition, the company plans to utilize domestic revenues and cash flow to fund its rapid growth through acquisition, while participating in transformational projects with the potential of providing exponential returns for shareholders.

The company's primary goal for fiscal year 2012 and beyond is to drive earnings growth. The company also aims to pursue listing on major exchange(s) to provide better visibility and liquidity to shareholders and financial partners. Already producing and generating revenue from oil and gas in Texas, Illinois, and Louisiana, Duma projects domestic production to exceed 1,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) by the end of 2012; with 2,500 boepd projected by the end of 2013.

Duma was founded in 2005 and began trading on the OTCBB in 2009 via registration. In 2006, the company began producing from its first properties in Texas and soon after added production in Louisiana. In 2009, its new CEO Jeremy G. Driver came on board. Within one year, Mr. Driver had identified and negotiated an acquisition that would fundamentally reshape the company. This acquisition was made possible by the large direct cash investment by Mr. Driver and his family, as well as other investors.

The company uses only industry standard and time-tested technologies, and avoids unproven "resource plays" and other opportunities that are heavily dependent upon high commodity prices. Not bound by any geographical location or operational strategy, Duma's management team is focused on developing its existing portfolio while pursuing additional opportunities that provide rapid growth, leveraging growing revenue, cash flow, and reserves to accelerate its growth strategy. Disclaimer

Duma Energy Corp. Company Blog

Duma Energy Corp. News:

Duma Energy Enters Final Stage of Negotiations for African Concession

Duma Energy Provides Third Quarter Results and Demonstrates Positive Earnings

Duma Energy Announces New Trading Symbol "DUMA"

International Stem Cell Corp. (ISCO) Milestone Advancement of Transplantable Human Cornea Program Captivates Market/Doctors

International Stem Cell Corp. has made bold progress developing ethically valid human parthenogenetic stem cell (hpSC) technology that allows for pluripotent stem cell creation from unfertilized eggs, and while this technology has incredibly broad application potential, it is the recent announcement by ISCO’s R&D team regarding advancement of the company’s transplantable human cornea program which currently captures the attention of both investors and ophthalmologists.

The June 28 release by ISCO, detailing development by the company’s R&D team of a new method for deriving corneal endothelium-like cells, largely validated prior data sets gathered from collaborator Sankara Nethralaya Eye Hospital in India, who has helped tremendously with the program’s efforts to bring about a solution to the massive demand for corneal tissue. You see, the ophthalmologic field is overwhelmed by demand for vital corneal transplants, but the finite supply from donations prohibits any real solution. Well, not only does the ISCO technology offer real hope for a fully functional transplantable cornea, but the prerequisite technology and tissue formation method itself could be used for standalone medical treatment as well, helping to promote wound healing and corneal regeneration.

These are finer points of the amazing work being done by ISCO touched upon by Bethesda, Maryland, leading ophthalmologist Charles Bahn, MD, a specialist in corneal and external eye disease, in a recent report. Bahn joined a chorus of voices from the medical community regarding the potential of research being conducted by International Stem Cell Corp. for solving the growing shortfall of available transplants. Dr. Bahn really emphasized the importance of the technology fundamentals as well, as the cells derived in the process, in and of themselves, represent a tremendous therapeutic/regenerative medicine breakthrough and in general this technology could help substantially delimit transplant infections (like HIV or hepatitis).

That is the beauty of stem cell approaches for such problems as degenerative eye disease, using the body’s own tissues to heal it, or rather, create the conditions required for the body to heal itself via natural tissue aggregation and cell activity. Bahn and other medical professionals, who see consistently growing numbers of patients in dire need, with degenerative eye problems and corneal disease that could directly benefit from the tissues made available through ISCO’s diligent research efforts, are eager to see success out of the company’s transplantable human cornea program.

The global market for this technology is immeasurably vast, but India alone has some 4M corneal vision impaired patients with protractedly limited access to corneal tissues, to quantify a single slice. The strong foothold in India and the Asian market already established by ISCO will prove quite beneficial to shareholders as the platform emerges to commercial availability and, as VP of R&D for ISCO, Dr. Ruslan Semechkin, noted in the June 28 release, this milestone work in advancing the usable cornea platform also brings with it additional licensing opportunities, as the benefit of these endothelium-like cells produced in the new method are far-reaching.

ISCO plans to work hand-in-hand with their collaborative network in India (including the All-India Institute for Medical Sciences) and clinical affiliates elsewhere to advance validation of the new method and cell applications.

Exciting times for the field of ophthalmology made possible by ISCO’s cutting-edge hpSC tech and the market’s are buzzing over the long-term impact such technology would have, not just for patients whose quality of life could be dramatically improved, but for shareholders who stand to benefit from facilitating such a revolutionary breakthrough in tissue engineering science, as the creation of fully-functional human corneas ready for transplant could reshape the face of an entire industry.

For more information on International Stem Cell Corp. and their rapidly advancing portfolio of therapeutic cell-based technologies and cosmetic product applications (including UniStemCell™ which promises to be the first true stem cell bank, as well as their Lifeline Cell Technology and Lifeline Skin Care subsidiaries), visit the company’s Web site at: www.InternationalStemCell.com

For additional information on ISCO, visit the company’s website atwww.internationalstemcell.com

Limelight Networks, Inc. (LLNW) Dion Messer Receives “George Hutchinson Award” from the Federal Circuit Bar Association for Outstanding Leadership

Limelight Networks, a prominent player in Digital Presence Management, announced yesterday that its Senior Intellectual Property Corporate Counsel, Dion Messer, has received the “George Hutchinson Award” from the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA). FCBA’s most prestigious award recognizes Messer and Lawrence Kass, her co-chair of the FCBA’s Veterans Appeals Committee, a partner in the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, for their impressive leadership and notable achievements over the years.

The Veterans Appeals Committee established and manages the FCBA’s Veterans Pro Bono Program. The program centers around identifying and screening appeals filed pro se with the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (COAFC), then, after selecting the appropriate appeals, securing pro bono counsel from FCBA interested attorneys. The committee also creates and fosters relationships with other Veterans Law Committees from other bar associations. Furthermore, it monitors ongoing developments and offers educational programs regarding veteran’s law with the judiciary and legislature.

Messer and Lawrence worked as committee chairs over the last two years, and in the two years before that they served as vice-chairs of the committee. Throughout their tenure, pro bono attorneys secured by the FCBA’s Program have successfully argued cases before the COAFC to recoup benefits previously denied to veterans and their families by the Veterans Administration. In addition, the Court’s opinion in many of those cases set precedents that will help untold numbers of veterans newly applying for benefits to the Veterans Administration. Messer herself successfully represented Vietnam War veteran Leroy Comer in his more than 30 year battle with the VA to get disability benefits for his Post Traumatic Stress Disorder disability. Messer argued on Mr. Comer’s behalf, and the Court agreed, that veterans who are not represented by an attorney do not need to make explicit formalist arguments for certain benefits when their informal arguments raise the question. In her role at Limelight Networks, Messer manages patent litigation and prosecution as well as all other intellectual property matters.

For further information, please visit www.limelight.com

22nd Century Group, Inc. (XXII) Delivers 2.7Mln SPECTRUM Research Cigarettes under 5-Year Government Contract

22nd Century Group, a plant biotech company with proprietary technology for tobacco harm reduction and smoking cessation products, today announced it has delivered an additional 2.7 million SPECTRUM® research cigarettes.

The SPECTRUM line is comprised of a series of cigarette styles with a fixed amount of tar, but with varying nicotine yields. The product line features 24 styles, 11 regular and 13 menthol versions, with eight levels of nicotine content. The most prevalent style of SPECTRUM has approximately 97 percent less nicotine than “light” cigarettes on the market.

22nd Century developed SPECTRUM for NIDA, a department of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Since the product is for independent research purposes only, SPECTRUM will not be sold as a commercial cigarette.

“As the only company in the world capable of producing cigarettes with such a wide range of nicotine levels, 22nd Century was chosen to supply its proprietary SPECTRUM research cigarettes as a subcontractor under a five-year federal government contract,” Joseph Pandolfino, 22nd Century’s CEO stated in the press release.

22nd Century said dozens of research studies will be conducted with SPECTRUM to observe smoking cessation; compare how different nicotine levels in cigarettes affect smoking behavior and exposure to smoke; and to determine whether there is a threshold nicotine level in cigarettes which does not produce dependence.

For more information visit www.xxiicentury.com

STWA, Inc. (ZERO) Advancing Towards Commercialization of Applied Oil Technology in China

STWA has put together an impressive package of intellectual property (developed with and exclusively licensed from Temple University), with their DOE test-proven oil pipeline flow rate enhancing Applied Oil Technology™ (AOT, essentially reduces viscosity in the pipe) and a diesel engine efficiency technology based on the same viscosity-reducing idea, ELEKTRA™, leading the pack. And that same AOT 1.2v unit which previously underwent testing with the DOE at the Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center (RMOTC), handing in successful results since October of last year, was reported as being boxed up and shipped out today to Langfang, China, for the second stage of the three-phase commercialization acceptance process required by the CPP (China Petroleum Pipeline Administration).

CNPC PetroChina (the biggest oil and gas operator, as well as oil field services provider, in the world’s most energy hungry country) and the CPP have their Pipeline Flow Assurance Test Center at Langfang ready to receive the prototype, and in some five weeks from today Field Loop Testing can begin at what is one of China’s most advanced pipeline R&D facilities. This announcement marks a key leaping off point for the overall commercialization of AOT technology in China and investors are already buzzing about STWA’s potential to capitalize big time across China’s vast oil pipeline infrastructure.

It’s not hard to understand the kind of attraction AOT is getting, as the energy cost per mile of transport reductions are quite impressive, something that translates into bottom line savings for operators. The crude oil remains chemically unchanged, as does the temperature. Less energy is required to pump the oil and with lower overall line-loss per mile; plus the fact that the oil simply returns to a natural state after a few hours, we can easily see an incredible product profile on this AOT tech. With AOT, pipeline operators can simply dope the oil temporarily for transmission through the infrastructure, reaping big savings.

The next and final stage of the mandated commercialization process, Phase III, will follow Field Loop Testing and consist of a commercial Pilot Program, executed so as to take full advantage of the demonstrated effectiveness of AOT against China’s three major crude oil grades. The testing is being conducted by CPP in close collaboration with SWTA’s local commercialization partner TDC as per the terms of the Cooperation Framework Agreement (whereby TDC bears the cost for testing/commercialization of AOT with the CPP).

CEO of STWA, Cecil Bond Kyte was pleased to report this clear indicator that the company is on track for regulatory approval of AOT in China and characterized ongoing cooperative efforts with both TDC and the CPP as “very productive/constructive.” Not long now for AOT in China really, what with TDC having already pinned down a 300km, 27-inch pipe for the commercial Pilot Program in Phase III.

For more information on STWA, Inc., or the company’s technology portfolio (24 domestic/international patents and patents pending), please visit the STWA website at: www.STWA.com

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