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Indian industry and Slovak Economy Minister discusses investment opportunities
Slovakia's Minister for Economy Juraj Miskov told businessmen and entrepreneurs of India and Slovakia here on Wednesday that there was a need for strengthening bilateral trade and investment relations between the two countries. ANI

Vaidya elected Nepal business body president
Suraj Vaidya was elected the president of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) at its 45th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday. ANI

Toyota to halt production at five European plants
Japanese auto giant Toyota said on Wednesday that it plans to stop production at five European plants for several days in April and May, due to a shortage of parts following the March 11 earthquake. ANI

Applied Materials and Singapore's Institute of Microelectronics to Set Up Advanced Packaging Center
Applied Materials, Inc., the global leader in providing manufacturing solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic industries, today signed an agreement with the Institute of Microelectronics (IME), a world-renowned research institute under the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), to set up a Center of Excellence in Advanced Packaging in Singapore ACN Newswire

Applied Materials Introduces Innovative Manufacturing System to Meet the Strong Demand for Advanced Touch Panels
Applied Materials, Inc. today announced its new Applied AKT(R)-Aristo(TM) Twin system for manufacturing touch-enabled displays ACN Newswire

Asia's Largest Spring Electronics Fair Opens with Record Turnout
Three international trade fairs, including Asia's largest spring electronics show, opened today and continue through 16 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), featuring a wide range of green products, advanced technology andinnovation ACN Newswire

Alto Group Holdings Announces Approval of Bogue Gold Project's License Extension
Alto Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ALTO) (OTCQB: ALTO) ("Alto Group" or the "Company"), an innovative mining and commodities trade company headquartered in New York, has received approval from the Ministry of Mines of Mali, West Africa, on its application for an additional extension of 10 kilometers of land holdings within the Bogue gold project. MarketWire

DPR Foundation Stands Up for Kids With $40,000 Donation
The DPR Foundation, the charitable arm of DPR Construction (DPR), recently gave a $40,000 gift to StandUp For Kids, a non-profit organization that provides assistance to homeless and at-risk youth throughout San Diego County. MarketWire

ShopNBC Announces Worldwide TV Retailing Launch and Pre-Order of the Royal Wedding CD, Album & Exclusive Poster
ShopNBC (NASDAQ: VVTV) (www.shopnbc.com), a premium interactive retailer via TV, Internet, mobile and social, announced today the worldwide TV retailing launch of the Royal Wedding CD, Album & Poster, of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in Westminster Abbey on April 29th, on its multichannel network on April 13-14. MarketWire

VIQ Solutions Reports Fourth Quarter and 2010 Results
VIQ Solutions Inc. ("VIQ Solutions" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE: VQS), a world leader in computer-based digital audio and video capture and management, today reported its financial results for the three and twelve month periods ended December 31, 2010. MarketWire

SportsMemorabilia.com Is Pleased to Provide the Exclusive Collection of Charlie Sheen Autographed Memorabilia
Major League I & II. 8 Men Out. When it comes to baseball movies, Charlie Sheen is definitely the league MVP. These are some of the most beloved sports movies of all time, and SportsMemorabilia.com, the web's largest online retailer of authentic signed sports memorabilia, is thrilled to present the Charlie Sheen collection MarketWire

AXA Art Expands Specialist Products and Service Offerings to Mexico
Against the backdrop of Mexico's contemporary art fair, Zona Maco, AXA Seguros introduced the availability of products and services by AXA Art Insurance to collectors and art market experts in attendance at the fair's conference. MarketWire

Universal Detection Technology Enters Into a Distribution Agreement for Its Radiation Detection Product Line in Japan and Singapore
Universal Detection Technology (www.udetection.com) (OTCBB: UNDT), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies that protect against biological, chemical, and radiological threats, announced today that it has signed an agreement with APP System Services (APP). APP will market UNDT's radiation detection devices in Japan and Singapore. MarketWire

Teche Holding Company Presents at Tulane University's 15th Annual BURKENROAD REPORTS Investment Conference
(NYSE Amex: TSH) -- Patrick Little, President and CEO of Teche Holding Company, holding company for Teche Federal Bank, will present at the 15th Annual BURKENROAD REPORTS Investment Conference hosted by Tulane University's A. B. Freeman School of Business at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, Friday, April 15, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. (CDST) MarketWire

Green EnviroTech Holdings Corp. Engages AME Holdings Group, LLC to Assist in Securing $8 to $12 Million in Financing
Green EnviroTech Holdings Corp. (www.greenenvirotech.com) (OTCBB: WCRM) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Green EnviroTech Corp., a waste plastics recovery, separation, cleaning, and recycling company, announced today an agreement with AME Holdings Group, LLC of New York to assist in securing $8 million to $12 million in financing for the Company. MarketWire

Panasonic and EON Reality Join Forces to Introduce High Quality 3D Solutions
EON Reality Inc., the world's leading interactive 3D solution provider, today announced that they have been invited to the Panasonic FPD World Tour event at Kuala Lumpur Exhibition and Convention Centre on March 25. Panasonic, the world's largest maker of Flat Plasma Displays*), had invited Mr MarketWire

LeoNovus Inc. Re-Files Its Interim Financial Statements for the Period Ended September 30, 2010
LeoNovus Inc. ("LeoNovus" or the "Company") (TSX-V: LTV) announced that it has today re-filed its interim financial statements for the three and nine month periods ended September 30, 2010 and September 30, 2009. The Company has re-filed these financial statements to more fully disclose that an auditor has not performed a review of the Company's interim financial statements MarketWire

Community Financial Education Foundation and Online Lenders Alliance Team With Popular Website MyStartingPoint.org to Provide Financial Education and Self-Help Programs
The Community Financial Education Foundation (CFEF) and a leading personal finance industry trade association -- the Online Lenders Alliance (OLA) -- have joined together to offer the popular self-improvement website MyStartingPoint.org as a comprehensive program designed to educate consumers on a wide range of personal finance and wealth-building topics MarketWire

American Reprographics First Quarter 2011 Results Conference Call
American Reprographics Company (NYSE: ARC) today announced that it will hold a conference call with investors and analysts on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 2 P.M. Pacific Time (5 P.M. Eastern Time) to discuss results for the Company's first quarter of 2011. MarketWire

VHA Pledges Support for New HHS Patient Safety Initiative to Create Safer, More Coordinated Care; Applauds Public-Private Partnership Approach
VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced that it is one of the founding private-sector partners to join the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services new Partnership for Patients initiative. Applauding the initiative, VHA pledged to continue building on work already underway in many VHA member hospitals to achieve safe, high quality care that will improve patient safety. MarketWire

Fine-Tuning Computer System Efficiency
Mechanical efficiency -- beginning as a way to save effort, time and expenditures -- has today become a fine art. An excellent example is the aircraft. In 1903, after years of research and experimentation with wing types, controls, propellers and many other elements, Wilbur and Orville Wright managed to get a 605-pound plane to fly for 12 seconds roughly 10 feet off the ground MarketWire

LECG Announces Termination of Its Nasdaq Listing
LECG Corporation (NASDAQ: XPRT) announced today that it is terminating its listing on the Nasdaq Global Market as of the close of business on April 21, 2011. The company has previously received notice from Nasdaq that it has failed to maintain a minimum bid price of $1 per share MarketWire

Skybridge Technology Group Inc. (SKGO) Finalizes Merger With Textraw
Skybridge Technology Group Inc. (PINK SHEETS: SKGO)(www.skybridgetechgroup.com) is pleased to report that after months of negotiations the long awaited merger with Textraw International (www.textrawinternational.com) has been successfully completed. SKGO and Textraw is ready to roll out its product onto the US market as SKGO subsidiary. MarketWire

IBM Recognizes Lincoln Trust Company for Driving Business Agility
IBM announced the winners of its first annual 2011 Awarding Customer Excellence (ACE) awards. These awards recognize outstanding dedication to building and implementing innovative solutions using IBM WebSphere technology. The 2011 ACE awards were presented at IMPACT 2011, the largest worldwide conference created to meet the growing demand for an educational forum around business agility MarketWire

Celebrate the Royal Wedding From Across the Pond at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is offering those wishing to witness the royal wedding in a grand setting, but unable to make the trip to London, a chance to experience the next best thing. The Orlando hotel will be broadcasting the event live on large screens in the lobby of the Dolphin, allowing guests to gather and enjoy this once-in-a-generation moment together. MarketWire

Bonten Announces First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Conference Call
Bonten Media Group Inc. announced that its First Quarter 2011 consolidated financial statements will be released on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. The Company will hold a conference call on Thursday, April 21, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, to discuss the results. MarketWire

Sylvan Learning Recruits Graduates to "Make a Difference" in Their Communities
The nearly two million graduates of Sylvan Learning programs nationwide can now use their experience at Sylvan to help make a difference in their communities MarketWire

Long Island to Host Nation's Largest Bon Voyage Party for Jersey Shore Cast Member as He Travels to Italy to Film Show's Fourth Season
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro of MTV's Jersey Shore will be appearing tomorrow, Thursday, April 14 at Sugar Dining Den & Social Club as over 1,000 Long Island residents host a Bon Voyage party for him. Ortiz-Magro, along with the show's other cast members, will be traveling to Italy to film the fourth season for the astronomically popular reality show MarketWire

The Medicines Company to Announce First Quarter 2011 Financial Results on Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) has scheduled its quarterly conference call for Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss first quarter 2011 financial results, operational developments, and outlook for 2011. MarketWire

El Paso Corporation to Develop Eagle Ford Shale Without a Partner
El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) reported today that it has decided to develop its Eagle Ford Shale program without a partner. This decision follows an extensive evaluation of proposals from potential partners. MarketWire

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. Announces Completion of Follow-On Offering, Including Exercise of Over-Allotment Option
Navios Maritime Partners L.P. ("Navios Partners") (NYSE: NMM) announced today the completion of its follow-on public offering of 4,600,000 common units at $19.68 per unit, raising gross proceeds of $90.5 million. These figures include 600,000 units sold pursuant to the underwriters' over-allotment option, which was exercised in full on April 11, 2011. MarketWire

CMU College of Medicine Announces Financial Gifts
Financial gifts finalized this week for the Central Michigan University College of Medicine have pushed the campaign to nearly 50 percent of its $25 million goal. CMU President George E. Ross announced Wednesday that new investments in the fundraising drive, which total more than $10 million, bring the current campaign total to $11.5 million. MarketWire

Franklin Mining Appoints R. Adrian Cotasaenz President
Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) Chairman and CEO, William Petty, has this morning announced the appointment of Mr. Adrian Cotasaenz as President, Franklin Mining, Inc. MarketWire

Wall Street Reporter Interviews Genmed Holding Corp. CEO, Erwin Bouwens
Erwin Bouwens, CEO of Genmed Holding Corp. (OTCBB: GENM), will be interviewed this afternoon at 3PM EDT by Wall Street Reporter, a leading online, market news provider that has been online since 1997, and traces its heritage to 1843 as the first financial newspaper published in the United States MarketWire

"That Girl in Pink" in Rebecca Black's Video "Friday," Benni Cinkle, Is Using Her Newfound Fame to Discuss Teen Empowerment and Self-Esteem
Internet sensation and "that girl in pink" in Rebecca Black's music video "Friday," Benni Cinkle, is spreading her message to kids and teens all over the world. You can watch videos of Cinkle at www.thatgirlinpink.com. She is the 13-year-old girl dressed in a pink ensemble who dances awkwardly in the "Friday" video. When the video went viral, she became famous overnight MarketWire

Savvy Shoppers Alert: One-Way Rental Savings From Budget
Budget Rent A Car today announced terrific one-way rates from Florida and Arizona to select locations in the United States in a limited-time offer that allows customers to rent a car at one location and return it to another, with unlimited mileage and no drop fees. MarketWire

PSCars.com Car Configurator Provides Unique Benefits to Online Vehicle Shoppers and Auto Dealers
PSCars.com today revealed its new Car Configurator package that allows online vehicle buyers the opportunity to build the new or used car of their choice and gives auto dealers an opportunity to interact with buyers during this important stage of the online shopping process. MarketWire

CarsDirect Named #1 Special Finance Lead Provider in 2011 Dealers' Choice Awards
CarsDirect (www.carsdirect.com), a leading online automotive shopping service and research portal, has been named the recipient of the Diamond Award in the Special Finance Lead Provider category of the Auto Dealer Monthly 2011 Dealers' Choice Awards. MarketWire

Webtech Wireless Launches Corporate Rebranding
Webtech Wireless Inc. (TSX: WEW), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services and telematics technology, announces the launch of its new corporate identity, unveiled last week to employees worldwide, and being rolled-out across all of the Company's operations over the coming months MarketWire

Toppan Printing and Chi Lin Technology to Collaborate on Industrial Electronic Paper Business
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. (hereafter Toppan Printing; head office: Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo; President & CEO: Shingo Kaneko) and Chi Lin Technology Co., Ltd. (hereafter Chi Lin; Tainan, Taiwan; President: Y.G MarketWire

New Liqwid Ad Unit Redefines Interactive Advertising
LeftsnRights, Inc. today announced that it will debut its new liqwid ad unit at ad:tech San Francisco, April 12-13, 2011. Liqwid ads (http://www.liqwid.com/) are the first ad units to monetize today's unused web real estate, increasing revenue opportunities for online publishers, advertisers and agencies while improving the visitor experience. MarketWire

Interblock's Organic Roulette Receives Regulatory Approval in Nevada
Interblock, the leading global provider in multi-player games, is pleased to announce that the company received final approval in Nevada for its Organic Roulette game. The game is the first ever electro-mechanical roulette approved in the state. MarketWire

Cisco Announces Winners of 2011 Innovation Awards
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced the winners of its 2011 Innovation Awards, which recognise organisations that embrace new and advanced technology whilst leading the field in delivering tangible benefits for business and society. MarketWire

Sharp(R) Begins Shipping Its 70-Inch Class LC-70LE732U LED LCD TV; Largest LCD TV on the Market
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Bio-Rad to Report First-Quarter 2011 Financial Results Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO) and (NYSE: BIO.B), a multinational manufacturer and distributor of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, will report financial results for the first quarter 2011 on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, after the close of the market. The company will discuss these results in a conference call scheduled for 2 PM Pacific Time (5 PM Eastern Time) that day. MarketWire

National Sensation Trunkettes Recrafts Men's Boxers Into Sexy Swimwear
The sweltering heat is approaching and women of every dress size are fretting about their summer inhibitions. This year, Trunkettes (www.trunkettes.com) come blazing with an amazing, empowering mission: to emancipate women from the season of miserable liquid diets, painful Brazilian waxes, and dangerous over exercising MarketWire

White Paper From Rydex|SGI Suggests Potential Fixed-Income "Risk Surprise"
Rydex|SGI, the asset management industry's leading provider of innovative ETF and Alternative Investments solutions, has released a white paper on the current bond market describing how investors can prepare for a fixed-income "risk surprise." MarketWire

Thrift Recycling Management, Inc. Acquires Operating Assets of Used Bookseller Snow Lion, Inc.
Thrift Recycling Management, Inc., the largest online seller of recycled media and consumer goods, today announced that it has acquired the operating assets of Denver, Colorado-based Snow Lion, Inc. The acquisition will allow Thrift Recycling to further solidify its position as the leader in the recycled media space, and demonstrates the company's proactive approach to growth. MarketWire

Universal Aviation Opens Second Spain Office at Girona-Costa Brava Airport (LEGE/GRO)
Universal Aviation in Spain has officially opened a second office in Spain at Girona-Costa Brava Airport (LEGE/GRO) due to its strategic location as a cultural and commercial hub in the Catalonia region. Universal Aviation in Spain's headquarters is located in Madrid at Torrejon International Airport (LETO/TOJ). MarketWire

BioLegend Releases Brilliant Violet 421(TM) Antibody Conjugates for Advanced Flow Cytometry Applications
BioLegend, Inc., a provider of antibodies and reagents for biomedical research, announced today the release of over fifty Brilliant Violet 421™ antibody conjugates for use in flow cytometry and microscopy. BioLegend developed these reagents using Brilliant Violet 421™, the first in a series of novel polymer-based fluorophores developed by Sirigen from Nobel Prize-winning chemistry MarketWire

Dane-Elec Joins Forces With Marvel
Dane-Elec, a global leader in consumer electronics, joins forces with Marvel Entertainment, LLC to produce a line of USB drives based on the iconic Marvel characters. The initial USB drives from Dane-Elec will be based on some of Marvel's most well-known characters and available at retail in the third quarter of 2011; just in time for the busy back-to-school and holiday buying seasons. MarketWire

Why Stay in a Hotel When You Can Stay With a Rugby Buddy?
Getting to the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand is now easier than ever with iStopOver (www.istopover.com), a travel website that features numerous hosts in New Zealand ready to accommodate rugby fans from all over the world. iStopOver MarketWire

NewEdge Design for Dell Adamo XPS Wins Best Consumer Product Design in the Design Week Awards 2011, Tying With Apple's iPad and Beating Out Apple's iPhone 4
Design Week, a U.K.-based design publication from Centaur Media Plc, recently announced its winners for the Design Week Awards 2011. MarketWire

Yasheng Group Ranks as No. 1 Recipient of Green Food Certifications in Gansu Province, China
Yasheng Group (OTCQB: YHGG) (XETRA: YSF), a high-growth diversified China-based agricultural conglomerate with US headquarters in California, today announced that it is the number one ranked recipient of Green Food certifications in Gansu Province, China, as awarded by the China Green Food Development Center MarketWire

My Chemical Romance SING It for Japan
After receiving thousands of Tweets on its official Twitter feed from fans around the world asking the band to express its support for earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan, My Chemical Romance has responded by recording the song "#SINGItForJapan," which has been released exclusively via iTunes today, April 13th. The band and Warner Bros MarketWire

Sikich Hosts "Hammering Out the Cloud" and Invites Guests to a Private Screening of Thor
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Williams Controls to Host Second Quarter 2011 Results Conference Call Monday, May 9, 2011
Williams Controls, Inc. (NASDAQ: WMCO) today announced that it will host its second quarter 2011 results conference call on Monday, May 9, 2011, at 1:15 p.m. PDT (4:15 p.m. EDT). Williams plans to issue a press release detailing its results the morning of Monday, May 9, 2011. MarketWire

Cascades at World Golf Village Commences Development of Phase 6
Dock Street Communities is pleased to announce the official commencement of Phase 6 to include 54 new homes at the Cascades at World Golf Village, a 55+ active adult community located in the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida MarketWire

Quickparts(R) Launches New E-Commerce Portal
Quickparts®, a 3D Systems company (NASDAQ: TDSC), announced today the release of a new online customer portal offering enhanced user functionality, including instant access to quote and project history, based on its patented QuickQuote® e-commerce technology. MarketWire

ADVANTAGE Health Solutions Wins 2011 Doyle Award in the Health Plan Category
Milliman Care Guidelines presented its Doyle Award for Innovation and Leadership in Healthcare to ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.(SM) (ADVANTAGE) on April 5, 2011. The award was presented in a ceremony at the Milliman Care Guidelines Client Forum. MarketWire

Weed Man: The Benefits of a Healthy Lawn and Garden
In recent years there has been a push to eliminate residential lawns and replace them with stonework or something similar. Unfortunately, many people do not realize the benefits of a healthy lawn and garden, and what it can provide to the homeowner and the environment MarketWire

CB Richard Ellis Awarded Leasing for Paradise Village Office Park in Phoenix
Lincoln Property Company and Sterling American Property, Inc., announced that CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) has been awarded the exclusive marketing assignment for Paradise Village Office Park, a 268,598-square-foot Class A office building located at 11811 N. Tatum Blvd. in Phoenix, Arizona MarketWire

NetFinance Solutions and Open Rule Systems Announce Strategic Partnership
Lending system technology leaders NetFinance Solutions and Open Rule Systems have formed a partnership to integrate their respective solutions, creating a seamless automated workflow for loan origination and loan servicing. MarketWire

Ericsson's Annual General Meeting 2011
At Ericsson's (NASDAQ: ERIC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) today, theproposals bythe Board of Directors and the Nomination Committee were approved. DividendThe proposed dividend of SEK 2.25 was adopted. The record day was set toMonday,April 18, 2011. Payment from Euroclear Sweden AB is expected to take placeonThursday, April 21, 2011 MarketWire

AisleBuyer Debuts Card Capture Technology
AisleBuyer LLC, the innovator of mobile self-checkout and mobile commerce solutions, announced today that it has added card capture technology to its roster of mobile retail solutions. With this new capability, retailers are able reduce barriers to sales and improve the in-store shopping experience for customers. MarketWire

The Taiwan Greater China Fund Announces Open-Ending Proposals for Consideration at 2010 Annual Meeting on May 27, 2011
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Gardner Denver, Inc. Appoints President, Industrial Products Group
Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE: GDI) today announced the appointment of Christopher R. Celtruda as Vice President, Gardner Denver, Inc. and President, Industrial Products Group effective April 26, 2011. Mr. Celtruda will be based in Gardner Denver's global headquarters in Wayne, PA. MarketWire

Geary Interactive Wins Two ADDYs, Earns Top B2B Agency Listing and Ranks as a Top Web Development Company
Digital marketing agency Geary Interactive ("Geary") announced several industry awards including an ADDY for the website redesign of iMingle.com. MarketWire

Santa Fe Author Harvey Stone Launches Climate Change Thriller "Melting Down" at Collected Works on Earth Day
Santa Fe resident and environmental consultant Harvey Stone's environmental thriller about a terrorist plot to exploit the changing global climate will launch at Santa Fe's acclaimed locally-owned independent bookstore, Collected Works. MarketWire

Patriot Energy Services LLC to Help Sponsor Valerie Mize to Release CD "Auspices" April 19th
Local NYC singer/songwriter makes national news with Western New York tour. Greenwich Village chanteuse Valerie Mize (www.ValerieMize.com) recently opened for Paula Nelson, daughter of country music legend Willie Nelson, to benefit Mercy Flight of Western NY MarketWire

Leading Business Group Releases Report to Congress on the US Economic and Commercial Relationship With China
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) today released recommendations to Congress on the best way to manage the increasingly important economic and commercial relationship with China. MarketWire

GoHealth.com Commends States With Health Insurance Mandates for Autism Treatments
Every 1 in 110 children has autism, making the disease a public health crisis. To observe Autism Awareness Month, GoHealth experts want to inform consumers about states that mandate health insurance coverage for individuals and families with autistic children. MarketWire

NuVasive Announces Conference Call and Webcast of First Quarter 2011 Results
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing products for minimally disruptive surgical treatments for the spine, announced details today relating to its first quarter 2011 earnings announcement, which will take place on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, after the close of the market. MarketWire

Intersil Corporation to Announce First Quarter 2011 Results on April 27th
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) will announce its first quarter 2011 financial results on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 1:45 p.m. Pacific Time MarketWire

Fish & Richardson
In the news release, "Fish & Richardson Announces 2011 Diversity Fellows," issued Monday, Apr 11, 2011 by Fish & Richardson, we are advised by the company that in the first paragraph "Dr. Shamoor Anis" should read "Shamoor Anis" and the fourth paragraph should read "Shamoor Anis, who is a student at the Duke University School of Law (2013), has a B.S. in electrical engineering, and a B.A MarketWire

Pride International Schedules First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Date
Pride International, Inc. (NYSE: PDE) today announced that it plans to report earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2011 on Thursday, May 5, 2011, before the opening of financial markets in the United States MarketWire

VSB Bancorp, Inc. First Quarter 2011 Results of Operations
VSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSBN) reportednet income of $431,791 for the first quarter of 2011, relatively stablefrom the first quarter of 2010. The following unaudited figures werereleased today. Pre-tax income was $795,965 in the first quarter of 2011,compared to $796,708 for the first quarter of 2010. Net income for thequarter was $431,791, or basic income of $0 MarketWire

Delphi Debuts Patented Electrical Center Design for 'No Tools Required' Installation
As vehicle electronics content continues to increase, automotive suppliers and OEMs are faced with the challenge of safely and accurately mating hundreds of connections during the electrical center installation process. Delphi Automotive has engineered and patented a connection system design that simplifies the final assembly of the electrical center into the vehicle MarketWire

iSites Ad Engine Creates Simple and Profitable Self-Published Apps for Companies and Retailers Across Platforms
Ad:Tech -- iSites by Genwi (http://isites.us/) has integrated advertising networks into its new Ad Engine service, a platform for self-publishing app makers that utilizes iSites' simple app creation platform to generate revenue from their smartphone and tablet applications. iSites Ad Engine allows publishers to choose from ad networks AdMob, Adwhirl, Mobclix, Vdopia, and Doubleclick Mobile MarketWire

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa Teams Up With K-EARTH 101 Radio and the USO to Host Mass Military Wedding for 25 Couples
On May 22, 2011, twenty-five military couples from all branches of the Armed Forces will gather ocean side to be joined in holy matrimony by famed K-EARTH 101 Radio Morning Show host, Gary Bryan at the newly renovated Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa MarketWire

Kalo Clinic Opens South Bay Location in Cupertino
The Kalo Clinic (www.KaloClinic.com), a natural health & healing center founded in San Francisco by Dr. Sarah Kalomiros, is pleased to announce the opening of its second location at 20580 Valley Green Drive in Cupertino, CA 95014 MarketWire

Iowa State University Helping Students Before Finals With Ink-O-Dem's(R) Ink Refills
Ink-O-Dem, the leader in integrated inkjet cartridge refilling and testing technology for university and retail environments, today announced it has installed its Cartridge Refilling System at Iowa State University Book Store (UBS) to meet an evolving demand for affordable, green, integrated printer cartridge refilling services MarketWire

U.S. Foodservice-San Francisco Activates Largest Solar Panel System in Alameda County to Power Warehouse
Reinforcing its commitment to sustainability, U.S. Foodservice-San Francisco activated a 1.18 megawatt (MW), 4,354 photovoltaic solar panel installation. The largest rooftop and carport solar power system in Northern California, it is expected to provide 40 percent of U.S. Foodservice-San Francisco's power needs during daylight hours. MarketWire

The Recent Grand Opening of the New Irvine Village of Stonegate Sparks Huge Homebuyer Interest
More than 5,000 enthusiastic guests attended the recent debut of 12 professionally decorated model homes during the grand opening celebration of the new Irvine Village of Stonegate MarketWire

James Blunt Ready for "Some Kind of Trouble Tour"; North American Itinerary Begins April 20th at Boston's House of Blues; Support on All Dates Comes From Christina Perri; 5x Grammy-Nominated British Tunesmith Set for Series of Major TV Performances, Including LIVE With Regis and Kelly, Conan, and Da
Custard/Atlantic recording artist James Blunt is set to kick off the North American leg of his worldwide "Some Kind of Trouble Tour." The trek -- which celebrates the recent release of his 3rd album, "SOME KIND OF TROUBLE" -- begins April 20th at Boston's House of Blues and then continues through early May (see below itinerary) MarketWire

Phoenix International Ventures, Inc. Reports Delay in Filing Its Annual Report
Phoenix International Ventures, Inc MarketWire

UDS Preferred Partner Coca-Cola Orders Up 888-SUB-TO-GO Catering
Universal Delivery Solutions, Inc. (UDS) 888-SUB-TO-GO has welcomed Coca-Cola to its roster of Preferred Partners that are currently ordering National Corporate Catering for large-scale events attended by their employees, customers and other hungry participants. UDS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Delivery Technology Solutions Inc MarketWire

Actifio to Present at Enterprise Strategy Group's New England Virtualization Summit
Actifio™, the leader in Virtual Data Management (VDM), today announced that CEO, Ash Ashutosh will present at ESG's Ahead of the Curve Virtualization Summit on April 14, 2011 MarketWire

MFRI to Announce Year-End Earnings April 14, 2011
MFRI, Inc. (NASDAQ: MFRI) announced today that it expects to publish its 2010 year-end earnings and file the Form 10-K to the Securities Exchange Commission on Thursday, April 14, 2011. MarketWire

Southern California's Premier Celebration of Automotive Excellence Returns to Dana Point
Dana Point, Calif. will be the epicenter of automotive heritage and luxury during the 29th Annual Dana Point Concours d'Elegance, June 24-26, on the Monarch Beach Golf Links at the prestigious St. Regis Monarch Beach MarketWire

Boutique Eco-Resort to Premier New Over-the-Water Bungalows
Just in time for summer, Panama's stunning Coral Lodge eco-resort will offer families spacious over-the-water bungalows set in a pristine natural setting with amazing coral reefs, glistening golden beaches, a pristine tropical rainforest, and the fascinating Kuna culture. MarketWire

Introducing Zacuto USA's Zwiss Plate
Video camera accessory mounting just got a little easier with the addition of Zacuto's Zwiss Plate to the film and video production world. The Zacuto Zwiss Plate is a multi-purpose mounting plate that allows you to mount articulating arms, 15mm rods, batteries, converter boxes and various other accessories to your camera support system. MarketWire

Edgemont School Foundation Announces Grant of $162,000 to Fund Critical Technology Infrastructure Project
Addressing the Edgemont School District's critical need to upgrade the computer network used by students and faculty, the Edgemont School Foundation ("ESF") announced that it has awarded a grant of $162,000 to the District MarketWire

Pacific West Chapter of Ingram Micro's VentureTech Network Joins Cancer Fight With $21,000 Donation to LIVESTRONG(R)
The Pacific West Chapter of Ingram Micro's (NYSE: IM) VentureTech Network (VTN) announced today it will join LIVESTRONG®'s fight against cancer with a $21,000 donation from member organizations. LIVESTRONG is the brand of the Lance Armstrong Foundation, created in 1997 by the cancer survivor and champion cyclist to serve people living with cancer and empower communities to take action. MarketWire

CNH Global N.V. Sets Timing for First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call With Analysts
CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) will release its 2011 first quarter financial results on Thursday, April 21, before the opening of the U.S. market. The full text of the release, along with financial statements, will be available both from Marketwire and on http://www.cnh.com. MarketWire

Vestberg at shareholder meeting: "Telecom important for society"
* 2010 - breakthrough for mobile broadband MarketWire

4Life Announces New Platinum International Diamonds
4Life Research™ is proud to announce Ángel Molina and Ivelisse López of Puerto Rico as the newest Platinum International Diamonds, the highest rank of achievement in the company. MarketWire

The Alpine Group, Inc. Posts 2010 Results
The Alpine Group, Inc. ("Alpine") (PINKSHEETS: APNI) today posted its annual financial statements for the year-ended December 31, 2010 to its Website (www.alpine-group.net). MarketWire

BMO Capital Markets Creates Senior Risk and Balance Sheet Management Role and Announces New Head of Trading Products
BMO Capital Markets, the investment & corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO), announced today that it is creating a new role to centralize balance sheet and risk management across all of its lines of business MarketWire

Medline Premier Contract for Surgical Mesh Biomaterials Expanded to Include Revive(R) and Assure(R) Soft Tissue Repair Mesh
Medline Industries, Inc., the nation's largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies, announced today that REVIVE® and ASSURE® soft tissue repair mesh has been added to their national agreement with Premier Purchasing Partners for surgical mesh biomaterials. The three-year agreement makes the products available to the more than 2,500 U.S MarketWire

Alamo, Enterprise, National Offering Low Daily Rates for "Drive-Out" Promotions in Florida
Enterprise Holdings announced today -- on behalf of its Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental brands -- that it is offering special promotions for customers seeking an economical way to drive from Florida to other states from April 25 to May 31, 2011. MarketWire

Last Minute Small Business Tax Tips From NASE National Tax Advisor, CPA
Small-business owners who have put off doing their 2010 tax return so far this year have less than two weeks until Tax Day. The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) has one piece of advice -- don't panic. MarketWire

New Joint Commission Educational Tool Helps Hospitals Create a Smoke-Free Campus
More and more hospitals are recognizing the value of promoting a healthy, smoke-free image in their community. In recent years, hospitals nationwide have been increasingly adopting campus-wide smoke-free or tobacco-free policies to demonstrate their commitment to public and employee health. MarketWire

SCOLR Pharma, Inc. to Present at Taglich Brothers 8th Annual Small Cap Equity Conference
Taglich Brothers, Inc. is pleased to announce that Stephen Turner, President & CEO of SCOLR Pharma, Inc. (OTCQB: SCLR) (PINKSHEETS: SCLR), will be presenting at our 8th Annual Small Cap Equity Conference May 3rd, 2011. The Conference will take place at the New York Athletic Club, New York City MarketWire

Delphi First to Market With Space-Saving Electrical Center Solution
Delphi Automotive is the first supplier to market a new electrical center technology that helps OE manufacturers improve electrical center packaging and reduce assembly costs by using micro-fuses for circuit protection. The new electrical center will be on display at the SAE World Congress here this week. MarketWire

Malaysia's Best Recognized at 2011 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards
Frost & Sullivan today honoured and recognized Malaysia's best at the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards banquet. MarketWire

Delaware to Receive Foreclosure Prevention Funds, Says Informa Research Services
In an effort to help stem the foreclosure problem caused by the recent housing meltdown, the state of Delaware recently received federal funds for distribution to financially troubled residents MarketWire

Custom Booth Rentals From E&E Exhibit Solutions
No matter the current economic climate, smart trade show and event marketers continually look for ways to reduce costs and improve return on investment. However, the cost of custom displays can quickly escalate beyond your budget. This year, consider custom trade show booth rentals and save about 60 percent on your display budget. MarketWire

Media Alert: Vishay Precision Group's Kip Reiner and Aaron Ram to Present Supplier Update at 2011 Space Parts Working Group
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) today announced that Kip Reiner and Aaron Ram from the Vishay Foil Resistors applications engineering team will present a supplier update at the 40th annual Space Parts Working Group (SPWG). Being held on April 26 and 27 at the Doubletree Hotel Torrance/South Bay in Torrance, Calif MarketWire

Vulcan GMS Says Promoting New Capabilities Helped Up Sales 14%
Vulcan GMS, Inc. (www.vulcangms.com), a supplier of custom-made radiation safety products, has found one of its most valuable new-business strategies is simply making sure current customers fully understand what their supplier can do. Tom Ray, President of Vulcan GMS, said, "When you have long-term relationships with customers, you think they know all about you MarketWire

VPG Releases New FRSM Chip Resistors With Stability to 0.0025%, TCR to +/-0.05 ppm/Deg. C, ESD Protection to 25 kV or More, and Tolerances to 0.01%
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) today announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors division has released a new series of ultra-high-precision Z1-Foil wrap-around chip resistors with exceptional load-life stability of 0.0025% (25 ppm) at 70°C and rated power for 2,000 hours and 0.005% for 10,000 hours, low typical TCR of 0.05 ppm/°C from 0°C to +60°C and ±0 MarketWire

Brainloop Productivity and Security Features Cited in Two Leading Industry Analyst Reports
Brainloop (www.brainloop.com), a leading supplier of software solutions for high-security management of confidential documents, today announced that it was cited in two analyst reports published by the research firm Gartner, Inc. MarketWire

PledgeMusic Campaign Helps SOULFEST Bolster Their Outreach Fund to Offer Discount Tickets to the Festival
PledgeMusic (www.pledgemusic.com), a leading international direct-to-fan platform for raising funds for musicians to record and tour, today announced a partnership with SOULFEST, New England's premier Christian music and worship festival, to issue a call to action to support the SOULFEST Outreach Fund. MarketWire

Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. Signs Distribution Contract With Ralphs Grocery Company, the Largest Subsidiary of Kroger Co.
Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OPMG) (PINKSHEETS: OPMG), which is in the process of changing its name to PhoneGuard, Inc., today announced it has signed an agreement with Ralphs Grocery Company, one of the nation's largest grocery retailers with fiscal 2010 sales of $82 MarketWire

SkySQL Introduces Reference Architecture, Setting New Standard for Delivering Software, Services, and Support to the Enterprise and Cloud
MYSQL USER CONFERENCE - MarketWire

HiveFire to Host Webinar to Help Marketers Get Started With Content Curation and Content Marketing in 5 Simple Steps
A recent HiveFire survey of over 150 marketing professionals found that almost 42 percent of marketers are familiar with content curation -- the process of finding, organizing and sharing online content -- yet they do not currently implement it MarketWire

UPDATE: Federal Home Loan Modifications Decline in February, Says Informa Research Services
According to recent reports, the combined number of completed proprietary loans modifications and federal Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) modifications fell considerably in February MarketWire

What a Difference a Year Makes in Iceland
"What a difference a year makes," says Sif Gustavsson, Area Manager of North America for Visit Iceland. MarketWire

Smith Mountain Lake Home Sites, Land Sell for $2.54 Million in Woltz Auction
Home sites and land on Virginia's Smith Mountain Lake sold for $2.54 million Saturday in a real estate auction that attracted a strong field of bidders. One waterfront home site brought $252,000 per acre, according to Jim Woltz, president of Woltz & Associates, which managed the sale. MarketWire

1,200 Entrepreneurs Expected to Attend Chicago's Marketing and Money-Making SuperConference
The 2011 Marketing and Money-Making SuperConference, an event dedicated to providing marketing and sales insights to entrepreneurs and small businesses, will be held April 28 through May 1 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare MarketWire

DryShips Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Unsecured Bonds by Ocean Rig UDW Inc.
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) (the "Company" or "DryShips"), a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes and off-shore contract drilling oil services, announced today the pricing of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 9.5% Senior Unsecured Bonds Due 2016 (the "Bonds") offered by its majority-owned subsidiary Ocean Rig UDW Inc MarketWire

Travelzoo Asia Pacific Announces the Region's First Local Deals Launch(TM)
Travelzoo Asia Pacific, a licensee of Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company, today announced the launch of Travelzoo Local Deals™ in Australia, the first market in Asia Pacific to offer this service, following launches across the United States and Europe. MarketWire

Cascadia Investments, Inc. Adds Mobile Advertising to Its Gaming Applications to Generate Additional Revenues
Cascadia Investments, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CDIV) announced today that in connection with its stated goal of wanting to become the largest developer of gaming apps on the Apple platforms, it has begun generating revenue not only from the purchase of its gaming apps via the iTunes platform, but also via mobile advertising MarketWire

The Leadership and Learning Center Extends Common Core State Standards Tour in Response to Overwhelming Demand
A national tour led by The Leadership and Learning Center (The Center), a division of global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, has thus far embraced ten cities and brought thousands of educators from around the country together to learn practical implementation strategies for Common Core State Standards (CCSS) MarketWire

PIMCO Hires Three Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Managers as Part of Expansion of Emerging Markets Team
PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, is expanding its emerging market fixed income team through the hiring of three additional portfolio managers to enhance our talent and deep expertise in emerging markets. This supplements other efforts in this area, including yesterday's launch of PIMCO's first emerging market equity strategy and its emerging multi asset strategy. MarketWire

SocialShield Appoints Veteran CEO George Garrick as Chief Executive Officer
SocialShield, an easy-to-use, online service that allows parents to monitor their kids' use of social networks such as Facebook, Myspace, Tagged, Twitter, and others, today announced the appointment of George Garrick as Chief Executive Officer MarketWire

Twenty-Eight Health Care Systems in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont Form Northeast Purchasing Coalition LLC
Twenty-eight health care systems representing more than 100 hospitals in six New England states have come together to form a new company, the Northeast Purchasing Coalition LLC. The hospitals, all members of VHA Inc., the national health care network, represent almost 17,000 hospital beds, 5,000 physicians and more than $2 billion in combined annual supply-related, non-salary expenses. MarketWire

AmeraMex International Receives Orders Totaling $280,000
AmeraMex International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment to maritime logistics companies (stevedoring), infrastructure construction companies and commercial farming organizations, today announced the company received orders of approximately $280,000 MarketWire

Automating Scheduling: The Future of Workforce Management
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), recently announced the publication of a new workforce management research report exploring best practices in scheduling employees. The report, Workforce Scheduling 2011: Automation Drives Accuracy, Efficiency and Business Outcomes, found that top-performing companies are 57% more likely to have automated scheduling processes MarketWire

Unified Customer Expectations Fueling Cross-Channel Banking Growth
According to Key Imperatives for Cutting-Edge Cross-Channel Banking, a research report released today by the Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), 67% of retailers surveyed indicated the top motivator for increased investment in cross-channel banking initiatives is the customer expectation for a uniform service experience, regardless of the channel used MarketWire

Aberdeen Group Service Performance Management Report: Top Performers Emphasize Action Over Reaction
The Service Management team at the Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), has recently published a report on Service Intelligence and Performance Management: Moving Beyond the Rearview Mirror. The report highlights the key strategies that are leading organizations to improve the capture, collection, storage, analysis and use of performance data across the service organization MarketWire

Aberdeen Group Research Presents State of Retail Supply Chain Collaboration, Visibility and Integration 2011
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), recently released a new research study titled State of Retail Supply Chain Collaboration, Visibility and Integration 2011: Design-to-Deliver Alignment MarketWire

Agile Business Intelligence Enables Manager Self-Sufficiency
In recent research on the use of Business Intelligence (BI) published by Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), most organizations were trying to enable business managers to be more self-sufficient in their use of BI. The research, Agile BI: Three Steps to Analytic Heaven, found that companies are facing the twin pressures of growing data volumes and shorter reaction times. MarketWire

Proven Practices to Manage Compliance in Manufacturing Operations
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), announces the release of its latest report, Compliance Management in Environment, Health and Safety. The study correlates specific business capabilities and technology enablers to create a socially responsible culture. MarketWire

Flint Mobile Receives Orders for 1,000 Handsets Ahead of Formal Launch on April 25th
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. (http://www.flinttelecomgroup.com) (OTCBB: FLTT), an International Telecoms Technology and Services Organization, today announces that Flint Mobile, a new division of wholly owned subsidiary, Flint Prepaid Inc., has received orders for 1,000 handsets from its distribution partners ahead of its formal launch of wireless services on April 25, 2011. MarketWire

Symphony Services Celebrates Five Years of Microsoft Gold Certification
Symphony Services today announced its fifth year of Microsoft Gold Certification, a milestone that has cemented the company's reputation as the de facto engineering services provider for major Microsoft software development projects MarketWire

AISystems Announces Innovative Social Media Launch for Its jetEngine(TM) Business Planning Suite Beta Customer Program to an Expanded Customer Base
AISystems, Inc. (OTCBB: ASYI) ("AISystems" or the "Company"), creator of jetEngine™, a revolutionary business platform software system for the airline industry, is pleased to announce that it is preparing to launch a comprehensive Social Media marketing initiative for its jetEngine™ Business Planning Suite ("jetEngine™ BPS") Beta Customer Program. MarketWire

Cassa Hotel and Residences Announces Chef Laurent Tourondel
Today, Solly Assa, CEO of Assa Properties, and owner of Cassa Hotel and Residences, located at 70 West 45th Street in New York City, and their subsidiary, Waterscape Resorts, is pleased to announce that celebrated Chef Laurent Tourondel, will take the restaurant space at Cassa Hotel and Residences, to create a new flagship restaurant in the form of an American Brasserie MarketWire

Medical Information Call Centers Are Key to Key Opinion Leader Success
The role of call centers and medical information centers of excellence is rapidly shifting as average call volumes decrease, but the need for call centers' coordination capability grows and becomes more valuable. MarketWire

Virgin HealthMiles Spotlights the Value of an Integrated Approach to Employee Health Incentives During 2011 Workforce Management Online Benefits Conference
Health and wellness incentives are an important part of any employee health management strategy. But for incentives to play a role in improving employee health, they must align with the long-term behaviors employers want to promote MarketWire

Global Earth Energy Inc. Executes Letter of Intent (LOI) to Acquire Rail Facility Serviced by CSX Railroad
Global Earth Energy Inc. (OTCQB: GLER) (PINKSHEETS: GLER) is pleased to announce the planned acquisition of a rail loading facility in conjunction with our project with Modern Coal in the Kentucky area. GLER issued and executed a LOI to the current owners for the acquisition. MarketWire

Progress Software Expands Single Dealer FX Platform Connectivity With New Apama Adapters
Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading independent enterprise software provider that enables companies to be operationally responsive, today announced that it has expanded its Foreign Exchange (FX) market connectivity for the Progress® Apama® Capital Markets platform MarketWire

Star Bulk Announces Settlement of the Star Beta Claim With OLDENDORFF
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the "Company" or "Star Bulk") (NASDAQ: SBLK) today announced that the dispute that had arisen back in October 2008 between the Company's subsidiary Star Beta LLC ("Star Beta") and OLDENDORFF GmbH and Co MarketWire

Exit Only, Inc. Signs Binding Letter of Intent to Acquire a Multi-Million Dollar Trading Company; Transaction Is Accretive to Earnings
Exit Only, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EXTO) announced that it has executed a binding Letter of Intent to acquire Trans Atlantic Capital Group, Inc., a dynamic trading company principally involved in brokering wholesale lots and closeouts. President Diana Shats previously commented that she retired 1.2 billion personal shares of her common stock in the Company in preparation of this acquisition MarketWire

Top Analyst Firm Recognizes Triple Point as a Leader
Triple Point Technology, the leading global provider of software to manage commodities and enterprise risk, announced today its position as a Leader in Gartner Inc.'s 2011 Magic Quadrant for 'Energy Trading and Risk Management' (ETRM). To derive the Magic Quadrant, Gartner evaluated 15 global ETRM platform providers on two axes: "Ability to Execute" and "Completeness of Vision." MarketWire

POP N GO and AVT Sign Licensing Agreement
Pop N Go, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: POPN) announced today that the Company signed an exclusive Licensing Agreement with AVT, Inc (Ticker: AVTC) for the manufacturing and marketing of Pop N Go's Model N9000 popcorn vending machine system. MarketWire

Shares of Citigroup, Identive, Community Health and UnionTown Energy (UTOG) All Climbed Higher in Yesterday's Trading
Editors Note: There are two photos associated with this press release. MarketWire

Wymoo International Background Checks See Rise in Demand
Wymoo International, a U.S.-based professional background check and international private investigation firm, reported today that demand for international background checks was up sharply in the first quarter of 2011, compared to 2010 levels MarketWire

Blast Applications (BLAP) Accepted to the Verizon Developer Community
Blast Applications, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLAP), a developer of Mobile and Web Apps, is pleased to announce to have been accepted to the Verizon Developer Community. The recent approval broadens the audience for Blast's existing Apps which can now be submitted to the Verizon V Cast Apps Store. MarketWire

Superclick Networks Wins HSIA Contract for 54 Select Service Properties in the USA
Superclick, Inc. (OTCBB: SPCK), a technology leader in IP infrastructure solutions to the hospitality industry, announced that the firm has won a single contract to refresh, enhance and deliver guest High Speed Internet Access (HSIA) and guest support services for a group of 54 leading internationally branded, select service properties in the United States. MarketWire

TineLok Exceeds Specifications and Tolerance Thresholds in Rigorous Tests for U.S. Navy Hovercrafts
Permanent Technologies (PINKSHEETS: PERT) announced that TineLok exceeded specifications and tolerance thresholds in tests conducted by the United States Navy related to TineLok's use on the LCAC Hovercraft. MarketWire

Megola Inc. Ends Exclusive Relationship With EcoBlu Products Inc
Megola Inc. (OTCBB: MGON) has announced that it has ended its exclusive product supply relationship with EcoBlu Products Inc to Megola's anti-fire inhibitor AF21 product line for the wood industry. Megola has already initiated business relationships with other Bluwood, Nexgen sales representatives along with other companies wanting fire protection within the wood industry. MarketWire

Romance Scams Increase Demand for Philippine PI Investigators
Philippine PI™, a professional private investigation firm based in the U.S. specializing in Philippines private investigators and Southeast Asia background checks, reported today that demand for investigations was stronger than expected for the first quarter of 2011 MarketWire

Delphi Showcases Innovative Wireless EV Charging
Delphi Automotive has equipped an electric vehicle with its Delphi Wireless Charging System, a highly efficient wireless energy transfer system featuring technology developed by WiTricity Corporation. Delphi will display the test vehicle at this year's SAE World Congress here this week. MarketWire

Aureus Mining Commencement of Trading
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES OR FOR DISSEMINATION TO USNEWS WIRE SERVICES.April 13, 2011Afferro Mining Inc. Aureus Mining Inc.TSX-V: AFF (formerly AUR) TSX: AUEAIM: AFF (formerly AAAM) AIM: AUE JOINT NEWS RELEASECOMPLETION OF PLAN OF ARRANGEMENT AND COMMENCEMENT OF TRADINGApril 13, 2011, African Aura Mining Inc MarketWire

SearchMedia States That Policy Is Not to Comment on Unusual Market Activity
SearchMedia Holdings Limited ("SearchMedia" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: IDI) (NYSE Amex: IDI.WS), one of China's leading nationwide multi-platform media companies, today confirmed that in view of the unusual market activity in the common stock of SearchMedia Holdings Limited (NYSE Amex: IDI) on April 12, 2011, the NYSE contacted the Company in accordance with its usual practice MarketWire

SearchMedia's Board of Directors Approves Warrant Expiration Extension
SearchMedia Holdings Limited ("SearchMedia" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: IDI) (NYSE Amex: IDI.WS), one of China's leading nationwide multi-platform media companies, today announced that the Board of Directors of the Company has approved an extension of the expiration date of its publicly held warrants with an exercise price of $6.00 (the "Warrants") from November 19, 2011 to November 19, 2012 MarketWire

Hall of Fame Beverages Delivers More Positive Changes, Completes Another Distribution Agreement With Haddon House for Direct Store Distribution of Our Larry Johnson Branding "Grandmama's Sweet Southern Tea"
Hall of Fame Beverages (PINKSHEETS: HFBG) Has Completed Negotiations with a Leading National Direct Store Distributor Haddon House to distribute our "Grandmama's Sweet Southern Tea." Haddon House Food Products Inc MarketWire

U.S. Department of Defense Selects Mediware Software for Enterprise Blood Management
Mediware Information Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEDW) announced that the U.S. Military Heath System (MHS) has selected Mediware's blood transfusion management software, HCLL™ Transfusion, to manage transfusion medicine at 68 military health sites worldwide MarketWire

Provision Interactive Signs $3 Million Market Development Agreement
Provision Interactive Technologies, Inc. ("Provision"), a subsidiary of Provision Holding, Inc. (OTCBB: PVHO), announced today that it has signed a Market Development Agreement with its close strategic partner, Lifestyle Ventures, LLC ("Lifestyle") MarketWire

Corticon CEO Mark Allen Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2011 Northern California Award Semifinalist
Corticon, a leading provider of business rules management systems (BRMS), today announced that Dr. Mark Allen, CEO of Corticon, has been named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Northern California Award semifinalist MarketWire

Leading Industry Analyst Firm Selects VFA as a "Cool Vendor"
VFA, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced it has been recognized as a Cool Vendor* by Gartner, the world's leading information technology research and advisory company MarketWire

Tagged Makes Major Mobile Moves With New Mobile Website
Tagged, the leading social network for meeting new people, today unveiled their mobile website and significant enhancements to both their Android and iPhone apps. As the company rolls out offerings for almost any mobile device, Tagged has also revealed that mobile usage has skyrocketed over 700% since December, already accounting for more than 10% of Tagged's overall daily active users. MarketWire

AeroGrow to Form Joint Venture to Pursue Multi-Level Marketing Sales of AeroGarden Products
AeroGrow International, Inc MarketWire

TerraSpark Geosciences Announces Agreement With INT to Develop Data Exchange Plug-Ins for TerraSpark's Insight Earth(R) Seismic Interpretation Platform
(AAPG 2011 CONVENTION & EXHIBITION) -- TerraSpark Geosciences, LLC announced today an agreement with INT, Inc. to develop a series of data exchange plug-ins that will enable seamless I/O interoperability between TerraSpark's Insight Earth and several global exploration and production platforms MarketWire

U.S. Racks Up 166 Percent Higher Year-Over-Year Capital Gains in Hoover's Q1 2011 IPO Scorecard
Hoover's, a D&B company and leading provider of insight and information about companies, industries and key decision makers, today announced that the capital generated by U.S. initial public offerings (IPOs) increased 166 percent in Q1 2011 compared to the same quarter a year ago. MarketWire

BMO Capital Markets Expands Presence in Hong Kong
BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (NYSE: BMO)(TSX: BMO), is bolstering its capital markets presence in the Pan Asian market with the opening of a foreign exchange office in Hong Kong. MarketWire

Continuum Takes Home Top Honors at 2011 REBRAND 100(R) Global Awards and Edison Awards
Continuum, a global innovation and design strategy consultancy, today announced that the company, along with clients Amplifon, Preserve and Sprint, has been honored with three 2011 REBRAND 100® Global Awards. The prestigious REBRAND 100 competition recognizes the world's most effective rebrands and is the highest recognition for excellence in brand repositioning. MarketWire

TRC Congratulates Groundwork Lawrence as Recipient of Brownfield Renewal Award
TRC Companies, Inc. is proud to congratulate Groundwork Lawrence and the City of Lawrence for earning a 2010 Brownfield Renewal Award in the category of Social Impact for outstanding efforts to transform a contaminated former mill into a 5-acre waterfront park in Lawrence, Mass MarketWire

Latest Fortinet Threat Landscape Research Shows Re-Emergence of Torpig Botnet
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leading network security provider and the worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions -- today announced its latest 30-day Threat Landscape research, which showed the re-emergence of the Torpig botnet, accounting for 30 percent of new botnet activity. Most command and control detections for Torpig originated from machines in Russia and Sudan MarketWire

Economic Growth Hinges on 'Frontier Economics' of Entrepreneurial Upstarts and Reduced Government Intervention
Immediately following the 2008 global financial crisis, many economists and market observers hastened to declare that the era of free markets was now over. America, and the world as a whole, they said, were trending toward greater reliance on government controls. MarketWire

CPA Firms Face 2011 Tax Day Deadlines With Confidence, Protected by onQ Business Continuity Appliance From QuorumLabs
With 2011 Tax Day rapidly approaching, CPA firms across the nation are operating around-the-clock in demanding environments where there's zero margin for error MarketWire

Allezoe Medical Holdings Announces Resignation from Subsidiary Board
Allezoe Medical Holdings, Inc., (OTCBB: ALZM) ("Allezoe", "ALZM" or the "Company") a publicly-traded holding company in the medical device market, and sole shareholder of Organ Transport Systems, Inc MarketWire

SHINE Chernobyl Anniversary Event Coincides With Japan's Nuclear Crisis -- Vision.org
Two weeks before memorial events across Europe are slated to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, the Japanese government raised the severity of the Fukushima accident from a five to a seven, making it the first to be rated comparable to Chernobyl. MarketWire

ZBB Energy and Honam Petrochemical Form Joint Development Partnership to Deliver Lowest Cost Flow Battery
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB), the leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, announced today a joint development agreement with Honam Petrochemical, a division of the Lotte Group, headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. MarketWire

SET Corp Annual Meeting: New Corporate Strategy; Ball Named Interim Chairman; Revenue Projections
SET Corp (http://www.setcorporation.us/) (OTCQB: SETS) (PINKSHEETS: SETS) shared details and initial results of its new corporate strategy, appointed an interim Chairman of the Board and announced it was on track to exceed its revenue projections at its annual shareholder meeting on April 6 MarketWire

CMG Holdings, Inc. Acquires Cel Art Animation Library Featuring Works From Studios Sony/Columbia, MCA/Universal, Lucasfilm and Filmation
CMG Holdings, Inc., (CMG) (OTCQB: CMGO), a full service global marketing, sports, entertainment and management communications company, that operates in the sectors of talent management, event management and commercial rights, is pleased to announce that CMG Holdings, Inc. has agreed to acquire Cel Art Library from Continental Investments Group Inc MarketWire

Brigham Exploration Announces Record North Dakota and Montana Bakken Completions and Provides an Operational Update
Brigham Exploration Company (NASDAQ: BEXP) announced that its Sorenson 29-32 #2H Bakken well produced a North Dakota Bakken record 5,330 barrels of oil equivalent during its early 24-hour peak flow back period MarketWire

O2 Secure Wireless CEO Val Kazia Featured in Live Interview on ChartPoppers.com
O2 Secure Wireless, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: OTOW) announces that the Company's CEO, Val Kazia has been interviewed and that the discussion is now available on for review ChartPoppers.com/iReports. MarketWire

Britney Is the Most Loved Pop Artist on Social Media
Britney Spears' new album 'Femme Fatale' is not only topping the charts, the singer herself has taken first place in the Top 10 Most Loved Pop Artists. MarketWire

Managed Futures Leader Automates Trading With 4th Story
FTC Capital GmbH, a leading European managed futures firm, has successfully moved from manual to automated, electronic trading, greatly simplifying their internal workflow and streamlining operations. Based on 4th Story's advanced suited of automated trading and analysis products, FTC's new electronic trading infrastructure has helped it gain efficiencies and reduce risk. MarketWire

Attitude Drinks Teams With CBS Boston Radio to Launch Multi-Media Marketing Campaign for Phase III(R) Recovery Drink
Attitude Drinks (OTCBB: ATTD) (OTCQB: ATTD), an innovative beverage brand development company, announced that today that its Phase III® Recovery Drink will be further promoted to the New England market with the help of 98.5 The Sports Hub (www.cbsbostonsports.com). Through a promotional partnership with CBS Radio Boston, Phase III will be promoted on 98 MarketWire

Navios South American Logistics Inc. Closes Offering of $200.0 Million 9.25% Senior Notes Due 2019
Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. ("Navios Holdings") (NYSE: NM), a global, vertically integrated seaborne shipping and logistics company, announced today that its majority owned subsidiary, Navios South American Logistics Inc. ("Navios Logistics"), completed the sale of $200.0 million of 9.25% senior notes due 2019 (the "Notes") MarketWire

CogniVue Corporation Showcases Driver Assistance System Demonstrations on CV220X Image Cognition Processors at SAE World Congress
CogniVue Corporation, an innovator in programmable Image Cognition Processors (ICPs) for automotive and smart video monitoring applications, today launched a series of CV220X-based Driver Assistance System (DAS) demonstrations for automotive vision systems MarketWire

Quantum and NetApp Help Customers Increase IT Efficiency in High Performance Environments With StorNext Reselling Agreement
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, today announced it has entered into an agreement with NetApp enabling it to resell Quantum's StorNext® software. Effective immediately, NetApp will market and sell StorNext File System and StorNext Storage Manager™ software through its worldwide sales network. MarketWire

NetEnrich Gives Solution Providers a Better Way to Grow Their Managed Services Business
NetEnrich, the IT channel's top source for delivering a comprehensive suite of IT infrastructure services (IT-as-a-Service) to solution providers, today launched its new "Closet-to-Cloud" IT services portfolio. Designed for small-midsized and very large enterprises, NetEnrich's new services are delivered remotely 24x7x365 via a sophisticated Services Gateway on behalf of Solution Providers MarketWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Has Biggest Ever Multi-Exhibitor Deployment Quarter in Cinedigm History
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) today announced that their fourth quarter 2011 signed VPF deployment agreements totaled 1,402 screens and 32 exhibitors at 142 sites, marking the biggest number of individual exhibitors and screens signed in a quarter in the company's history. MarketWire

NetApp Ranked #2 "Best Place to Work" in Canada for 2011
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it was ranked #2 on the "100 Best Workplaces in Canada 2011" list, earning special recognition in the area of "camaraderie." This is the second consecutive year that NetApp Canada has ranked in the top 2, earning the #2 spot in 2010 MarketWire

Federal Court Says "Boobies" Are OK in Schools
A federal court in Pennsylvania ruled today that school-imposed bans of The Keep A Breast Foundation's "I Love Boobies" bracelets are unconstitutional and violate students' First Amendment rights MarketWire

PatientsLikeMe(R) Poll Reveals Patients Share Health Data Online Prefer to Keep Quiet With Doctors, Employers
According to a new PatientsLikeMe® Poll, almost one in three (29%) patients have withheld certain health information from their doctor. Of the 4,364 poll respondents, all of whom are members of PatientsLikeMe's online health data-sharing community (www.patientslikeme MarketWire

Talisman Believes the Climate for Investment in the Gold Sector Will Continue to Improve
Most are aware that gold has recently reached another all-time high of almost $1440 this month, up from $1250 six months ago -- and the best may be yet to come. Recent activity by Talisman Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TMHO) in the acquisition of gold interest is aimed at capitalizing on this interest. MarketWire

RAE Systems Announces Postponement of Its Special Meeting of Stockholders
RAE® Systems Inc. (NYSE Amex: RAE) ("RAE" or "the Company"), a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to serve industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, today announced that it has postponed its special meeting of stockholders, which had previously been scheduled for 10:00 AM Pacific Time on Thursday, April 14, 2011 MarketWire

Crossroads Signs Partnership With Capgemini for Archiving Solutions
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CRDS) signs a strategic partnership with Capgemini Nederland B.V., a subsidiary of the Capgemini Group, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, to deliver archiving solutions. MarketWire

Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA Improves Enterprise Supply Chain Visibility and Efficiency With Oracle
COLLABORATE '11 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Drew Marine Leverages Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne to Underpin New Corporate Structure
COLLABORATE '11 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Symantec Messaging Gateway 9.5 Personalizes Protection Against Unwanted Email
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the release of Symantec Messaging Gateway 9.5, powered by Brightmail. Formerly called "Symantec Brightmail Gateway," this latest release from the market leader in messaging security extends unparalleled antispam capabilities with personalized protection against unwanted email MarketWire

Amedisys, Inc. Standardizes on Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise 9.1 to Improve Back-Office Efficiency and Support Sustained Rapid Growth
COLLABORATE '11 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Credit Scores Down in Q1 2011
CreditKarma.com, the consumer's credit advocate, today released its U.S. Credit Score Climate Report with trend data for the first quarter of 2011. Nationally, credit scores have fallen two points in Q1 2011 to 665. Additionally, nine states have fair to poor credit scores of 650 or lower, an increase of two states since January 2011 MarketWire

School Districts Consider Technology Payoffs When Tightening 2011-2012 Budgets
More than ever, school districts are searching for cost-effective ways to accommodate shrinking budgets. School Web Lockers (www.schoolweblockers MarketWire

Midsize Manufacturers Worldwide Benefit From Oracle Accelerate Solutions
COLLABORATE '11 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

New Belgium Brewing Offers a New Playful Summer Seasonal: Somersault
New Belgium Brewing (www.newbelgium.com) today announced that Somersault Ale is debuting in April as the brewery's brand new summer seasonal. Somersault is a fun roll around on the tongue, while requiring only the minimum of palate gymnastics. This is the perfect summer lounge-around beer. MarketWire

NAATBatt Proposes Including Peak Load Reduction in Clean Energy Standard
The National Alliance for Advanced Technology Batteries (NAATBatt) filed comments Monday with the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources proposing that any legislation to create a Clean Energy Standard (CES) include a component encouraging utilities to reduce peak electricity demand MarketWire

Cadence Kicks Off Global User Conferences With CDNLive! EMEA
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, inaugurates its annual series of technical user conferences with CDNLive! EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa), to be held May 3-5 at the Dolce Hotel in Munich MarketWire

New White Paper From ComSci and Rubin Worldwide Warns That False Transparency Leads to Flawed Decisions
A new white paper published today by ComSci and Rubin Worldwide cautions that false transparency prevents businesses from providing clear technology cost accountability at both the business 'consumer' and IT 'supplier' levels MarketWire

Australian Finance Group (AFG) Goes Live on Oracle(R) Exadata to Optimize CRM Performance for Brokers
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Kaviza Delivers Personalized Virtual Desktops for Less Than PCs
Kaviza, the leader in easy and affordable desktop virtualization, today announced a new release of its award-winning VDI-in-a-box™ solution. VDI-in-a-box 4.1 makes it even simpler and faster for IT to provide a personalized end-user experience similar to their physical desktops, while still leveraging the consolidation and management benefits of virtual desktops MarketWire

JobServe Launches JobNet South Africa
International job board group, JobServe, has announced a move into South Africa with the establishment of a joint venture with Intergate Immigration Service CC. The joint venture will run a job board under the JobNet brand and provide both domestic and international job advertisements. MarketWire

Karolinska Development invests in BioChromix
BioChromix AB, a Swedish in vitrodiagnostic companyfocusing on Alzheimer's disease, has received financing through a new shareissue directed to Karolinska Development MarketWire

RECORDATI: Shareholders Approve the 2010 Accounts; Dividend EUR 0.275 Per Share
-- Shareholders approve 2010 results: Consolidated revenue EUR 728.1 million (-2.6%), operating income (EBIT) EUR 154.8 million (-4.6%, 21.3% of sales), net income EUR 108.6 million (-1.8%, 14.9% of sales).-- Dividend to be paid EUR 0.275 per share, unchanged as compared to the preceding year.-- Company bylaws modified in accordance with Legislative Decree 27/2010 MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Excellence in Best Practices
Frost & Sullivan honored recipients of its 2011 Excellence in Best Practices Awards, at a banquet held on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 in Marco Island, FL. MarketWire

Rediscovery, Inc. Expands Successful YouthHarbors Program With New Everett High School Site
Rediscovery, Inc. today announced the expansion of its successful YouthHarbors program with the opening of a second site at Everett High School. YouthHarbors works with homeless, unaccompanied high school students to secure stable housing and help them continue their journey to being successful adults MarketWire

Infocast's 3rd Annual Algae World Summit Returns to San Diego
Infocast's 3rd Annual Algae World Summit returns to San Diego, May 23-25, 2011. This year's edition of the Algae World Summit will unite key players across the value chain with algae developers, vendors, scientists, investors, distributors and end-users sharing the most cutting edge breakthroughs in algae production for fuels, chemicals, food and animal feed, and pharmaceuticals. MarketWire

Encounter Technologies (ENTI) Announces Forward Stock Split
Encounter Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ENTI), a Company specializing in social media, video technology and on-line streaming solutions, announced that it has authorized a 1.033 for 1 forward stock split of the Company's common shares. The record date for the forward split will be April 29, 2011 which means all ENTI Shareholders of record on that date will receive additional shares in ENTI MarketWire

CFA Society of Cleveland and Kent State University College of Business Present "The State of Capital Markets: A Discussion With Top Investment Professionals on Career Prospects and Market Opportunities After the Crisis"
The CFA Society of Cleveland (CFASC) and the Kent State University College of Business will host a discussion on career prospects and market opportunities two years after the financial crisis. The event -- which will take place on Wednesday, April 20, at Kent State University's Student Center Ballroom in Kent, Ohio -- will feature Margaret E MarketWire

Tiger Blood Stocks Reports on Beacon Equity Research's Coverage of Identive Group
TigerBloodStocks Report: This morning's focus is on Identive Group (INVE). MarketWire

NYF International Television & Film Awards Announces 2011 Winners in Las Vegas at the NAB Show; Grand Trophies Go to ESPN, USA and Area 51, FOXTEL Management, Australia
The 54th New York Festivals® International Television & Film Awards honoring The World's Best TV Programs & Films™ announced this year's winning entries at the 2011 awards ceremony Tuesday, April 12th in Las Vegas at the NAB Show. The Grand Jury™ awarded two prestigious Grand Trophies - one to ESPN of the US, and the second to Area 51, FOXTEL Management Pty Ltd., Australia MarketWire

Pepper Rock Resources Announces Intent for Capital Raise
Pepper Rock Resources Corp. (OTCBB: PEPR) (PINKSHEETS: PEPR) (the "Company") wishes to advise that the Company is negotiating an offering of its common stock as part of a private placement offering in order to facilitate a capital raise of US$1,000,000. The offering will be priced at $0 MarketWire

American Petro-Hunter NOS227 Oil Well Completion on Track Amidst Resurgence of "Big Oil" in Oklahoma
American Petro-Hunter, Inc MarketWire

Implant Sciences Announces Explosives Trace Detection Pioneer Dr. William McGann as Advisor
Implant Sciences Corporation (PINKSHEETS: IMSC) (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, today announced it has retained the advisory services of Dr. William McGann, an expert in connecting promising technologies with market opportunities. Dr MarketWire

STWA, Inc. to Begin Phase II Testing of Technology for Increasing Efficiency of Oil Production and Transportation
STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), an innovative company creating technology focused on energy efficiency of large-scale energy production and improved fuel economy for diesel fleets, announced today that it is about to begin Phase II Testing of its Applied Oil Technology (AOT™) prototype unit at the U.S MarketWire

Willbros Awarded Construction and Engineering Support Project
Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced today that Construction and Turnaround Services, a unit of its Downstream Oil & Gas segment, has been awarded a construction and engineering support contract by Silver Eagle Refining, Inc. to restart the MDDW Unit at the Silver Eagle Refinery in Salt Lake City, Utah which was damaged by a fire in 2009 MarketWire

Regulatory Clarity Still Elusive for Utilities, Despite Recent Flurry of EPA Draft Rules, a "Navigating the Currents of Change" Webcast on Industrialinfo.com
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The recent flurry of draft regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (Washington, D.C.) has created a lot of frustration, but little clarity, for the Power Industry, according to Brock Ramey, IIR's manager of research for the North American Power Industry MarketWire

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Wins Gold at the DTC Awards
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ogilvychww.com), representing the largest assembly of creative talent in the world of healthcare communications, today announced the organization was awarded Gold status in the "Best CRM/Direct Mail Campaign" category for their work on a leading women's healthcare brand at last week's 2011 DTC National Advertising Awards. MarketWire

Given Imaging to Host First Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Calls
Given Imaging (NASDAQ: GIVN), today announced that the company will host conference calls on Thursday, May 5, 2011 to discuss first quarter 2011 financial results. The company plans to release results following the close of U.S. financial markets on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. MarketWire

CAVU Resources, Inc. Engages ESP Resources, Inc. to Increase Well Production on Three Stimulus Projects
CAVU Resources, Inc. ("CAVU"), which trades as (PINKSHEETS: CAVR), announced today the engagement of ESP Resources, Inc MarketWire

UnionTown Energy Inc. (UTOG) Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire 11,000+ Acre Teton River Oil and Gas Property in Northwest Montana
UnionTown Energy Inc. (OTCBB: UTOG) is pleased to announce that it has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent ("LOI") to acquire the 11,000+-acre Teton River oil and gas property in northwest Montana. MarketWire

Alcoa Shows Solid Gains in First-Quarter 2011 as Demand, Pricing Boost Bottom Line, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Aluminum maker Alcoa Incorporated (NYSE:AA) (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) reported significant gains for the first quarter of 2011, as higher demand for aluminum and stronger pricing in all of the company's major segments yielded the best net income results in more than a year MarketWire

Orange 21 Appoints Montgomery CEO, Marckx Named President; Angel Takes CFO Post
Orange 21 Inc. (OTCBB: ORNG) today announced the appointment of Carol Montgomery as CEO, the promotion of current Orange 21 Vice President of Marketing Michael Marckx to president, and the appointment of Michael Angel as interim CFO. Montgomery replaces exiting CEO Stone Douglass MarketWire

Davinci Meeting Rooms Launches Mobility Website
Davinci Virtual, a leading provider of global virtual office services, announced the launch of a new Mobility Website for Davincimeetingrooms.com MarketWire

Spartan Gold Ltd. Announces Expansion of Poker Flats Project to 3,600 Acres in the Carlin Trend, Nevada
Spartan Gold Ltd. ("Spartan" or the "Company") (OTCBB: SPAG), a diversified U.S. based junior gold exploration company, is pleased to announce that it has completed a significant project expansion plan for the Poker Flats prospect located in Elko County, Nevada MarketWire

Riptide Selected to Prime First RDS (Range Data System)
Riptide Software, Inc. announced today that it has been selected by The U.S. Army Program Executive Office Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) with Koos Technologies and RSDI to develop the first CARTS (Common Army Ranges and Target System) contract, Range Data System (RDS) MarketWire

ActivIdentity Enters Strategic Partnership and Original Equipment Manufacturer Agreement With Realsec
ActivIdentity Corporation, a global leader in secure identity solutions that has been recently acquired by HID Global, today announced an original equipment manufacturer agreement has been reached as part of the company's strategic partnership with Realsec, the leading secure vendor of cryptographic solutions worldwide MarketWire

CORRECTION - Umecrine Mood receives financing for continued clinical development and strengthens the Board
Umecrine Mood AB, part of the Karolinska Developmentportfolio, today announces that it has concluded a new share issue,securingfinancing for the continued clinical development of its novel therapy totreatsevere premenstrual symptoms. Through the new share issue, Kurma Biofundbecomesan important shareholder MarketWire

Russell Global Indexes: Financial Services Sector Outperforms in Europe YTD Through April 8
The financial services sector in the Russell Europe Index (15.5%), outperformed the same sector in the U.S. broad-market Russell 3000® Index (4.2%) and the Russell Asia Pacific Index (0.7%) year-to-date through April 8, 2011. MarketWire

Russell Asia Pacific Index: Large Caps Outperform Small Caps YTD Through April 11
In the Russell Asia Pacific Index, large cap stocks (0.2%) have outperformed their small cap (-0.6%) counterparts year-to-date, reversing the 2010 trend when the Russell Asia Pacific Small Cap Index outperformed the Russell Asia Pacific Large Cap Index, reflecting returns of 24.2% and 18.1% respectively. MarketWire

Automotive Giant Nissan to Take Centre Stage at Frost & Sullivan's Growth, Innovation and Leadership Programme
Automotive giant Nissan will be sharing some key insights and their perspective on vehicle lightweighting at Frost & Sullivan's annual flagship client event, GIL 2011: Europe - Growth, Innovation and Leadership scheduled for 17-18 May 2011 at the Emirates Stadium in London. MarketWire

Cellular Subscriptions -- By the Numbers: Asia/Pacific Region to Surpass 3 Billion Cellular Subscriptions in 2015, Says In-Stat
The business of securing cellular subscriptions is an ever evolving challenge. As new technologies come on line they tend to displace older ones, if not immediately, the eventuality of that change is certain. By 2015, the Asia/Pacific region will surpass 3 billion cellular subscriptions, according to In-Stat (www.in-stat.com). MarketWire

Groupon Has Partnered up With Macao Dragon and Sold Over 60,000 Ferry Vouchers, Generating Over HKD $4 Million
Groupon Hong Kong, the global leader in daily deals is excited to announce that the featured deal on April 7 through April 11 resulted in record breaking numbers in which over 60,000 ferry tickets were sold, generating revenues in excess of HKD $4 Million MarketWire

Terra Energy & Resource Technologies Signs a Services Contract with YPF for Oil & Gas Exploration in Argentina
Terra Energy & Resource Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: TEGR), a natural resource exploration technology company, has been granted a services contract by YPF for oil and gas exploration of a license area in the province of Mendoza, Argentina. The contract requires Terra to carry out the services using its satellite-based Sub-Terrain Prospecting (STeP®) technology MarketWire

Sugar Inc. Closes Investment From Institutional Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital
Sugar Inc., a fast-growing global media company for women, announced today that it has completed a $15 million later-stage round of financing led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), one of the premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firms. The Company's original and consistent partner Sequoia Capital also participated in the round. MarketWire

Carbon Sciences Engages Industry Experts to Accelerate Commercial Development
Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to make transportation fuels from natural gas, today announced a development agreement with Emerging Fuels Technology (EFT) of Tulsa, Oklahoma. MarketWire

iPass Increases Mobile Network Footprint With 2,400 More Wi-Fi Hotspots in France With Trustive
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of enterprise mobility services, today announced that it has grown the iPass Mobile Network in France thanks to a new partnership with Trustive, a leading European Wi-Fi access provider. The expansion of the iPass Mobile Network provides increased Internet hotspots throughout Paris and other French cities including over 1,000 hospitality venues alone MarketWire

John Travolta Signs Deal With Fiore Films to Star in "Gotti: Three Generations" Based on the Life of John Gotti
Fiore Films, an independent production company, today announced that John Travolta will star in the upcoming feature film, "Gotti: Three Generations," based on the life of John Gotti Jr. and his relationship with his infamous father. Travolta will play the role of John Gotti Sr MarketWire

HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. Receives NYSE Amex Notification Regarding Noncompliance With Continued Listing Standards
HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc MarketWire

House Research Institute Brings "Sound Rules! A Sound & Hearing Celebration" to Los Angeles to Educate Teens on Healthy Hearing Practices
The House Research Institute (HRI) announced that it will host "Sound Rules! A Sound & Hearing Celebration" for teens at the Director's Guild of America (DGA) Theatre in Los Angeles on May 12 MarketWire

Zions Direct Announces Auction Results
Zions Direct (www.zionsdirect.com), the online broker-dealer that allows its customers to purchase municipal bonds and corporate bonds in its daily web-based auctions, announces their weekly auction results. In auctions closed from April 4, 2011 to April 8, 2011, investors purchasing municipal bonds in the auctions received average tax-exempt yields 1 MarketWire

Annual General Meeting of Storebrand ASA - 13 April 2011
Annual General Meeting of Storebrand ASA - 13 April 2011 GlobeNewswire

Devgen and SHS celebrate with the National Outstanding Farmers Association the positive customer feedback of their hybrid rice DG 1 SHS in Indonesia
Zwijnaarde, 13 April, 2011 - Devgen and PT. Sang Hyang Seri (Persero) (SHS) launched the rice hybrid DG 1 SHS in November 2010, in key rice growing areas in Aceh, Sumatra, Java and Sulawesi. This launch was supported by an expert team of Devgen product specialists and the SHS marketing team who provide training and education to the local farmers. GlobeNewswire

Bank am Bellevue appeals against FINMA ruling
Bellevue Group AG /Bank am Bellevue appeals against FINMA ruling. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Notification of Proxies
Chairman in Navamedic ASA, Johan Reinsli, has as of April 12, 2011 received proxies to vote at Navamedic ASA's annual general meeting to be held on April 14, 2011 for a total of 1,740.186 shares. This equals 23.1 percent of the total shares and voting rights in Navamedic ASA. GlobeNewswire

Vestberg at shareholder meeting: "Telecom important for society"
2010 - breakthrough for mobile broadband GlobeNewswire

Actelion to discuss first quarter 2011 financial results
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Actelion to discuss first quarter 2011 financial results . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Ericsson's Annual General Meeting 2011
At Ericsson's (NASDAQ:ERIC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) today, the proposals by the Board of Directors and the Nomination Committee were approved. GlobeNewswire

ORGANIZING MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF STONESOFT CORPORATION
Stonesoft Corporation Stock Exchange Release April 13, 2011 at 5:40 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Decisions of Incap Corporation's Annual General Meeting and the Board
Incap Corporation Stock Exchange Release, 13 April 2011 at 5.30 p.m. GlobeNewswire

DECISIONS MADE BY THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Stonesoft Corporation Stock Exchange Release April 13, 2011 at 5.00 p.m. GlobeNewswire

SUPPLEMENTARY PROPOSAL FROM THE NOMINATION COMMITTEE OF ALGETA ASA REGARDING REMUNERATION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
GlobeNewswire

Decisions at the Annual General Meeting on April 13, 2011
The Annual General Meeting of Rezidor Hotel Group AB was held today, April 13, 2011 in Stockholm. During the meeting, the following decisions were taken: GlobeNewswire

Orion upgrades full-year outlook for 2011
ORION CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 13 April 2011 at 5.02 p.m. EEST GlobeNewswire

Yara initiates external investigation regarding Libyan JV
Oslo (2011-04-13): Yara International ASA has decided to initiate an external investigation related to the establishment and follow-up of Yara's interest in Libyan Norwegian Fertilizer Company (Lifeco) GlobeNewswire

Avnet Technology Solutions Appoints Roman Rudolf as Country Manager and Managing Director for Germany
Avnet Technology Solutions /Avnet Technology Solutions Appoints Roman Rudolf as Country Manager and Managing Director for Germany . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Outokumpu - financial reporting schedule for the year 2012
STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT13 April 2011 at 2.30 pm EET GlobeNewswire

Santhera Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2011 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
Santhera Pharmaceuticals Holding AG /Santhera Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2011 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Presentation of Telenor's first quarter results 2011 on 4 May
The Telenor Group will release its financial results for the 1st quarter 2011 on 4 May 2011. View details about the presentation and conference call for journalists, investors and analysts. GlobeNewswire

Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch announces debt tender offer
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Proposal by Elcoteq SE's Nomination Committee to the Annual General Meeting on the Election and Remuneration of Board members
Elcoteq SEStock Exchange ReleaseApril 13, 2011, at 10.00 am (EET) GlobeNewswire

Net Insight receives significant order from The Switch
For a nationwide video contribution network across North America GlobeNewswire

Finns spend almost EUR 2 billion yearly on gifts
Finns estimate that they spend about EUR 1.2 billion a year on gifts. In fact, the actual amount spent is much higher, almost EUR 2 billion, and this sum does not include Christmas presents. Nearly half of the population thinks that people in general spend excessively on gifts and presents. Grandparents are the most generous gift-buyers. GlobeNewswire

AboveNet Completes Fiber Build-Out To DuPont Fabros Technology's New Jersey Data Center
AboveNet will provide high bandwidth, low-latency lit services and fiber optic network in key DFT markets   GlobeNewswire

Media Release - Claes Ödman appointed as new General Manager of Ascom Wireless Solutions Division
Ascom Holding AG /Media Release - Claes Ödman appointed as new General Manager of Ascom Wireless Solutions Division . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Q1 2011 Interim Result Presentation
The hosts for the presentation are Mats Granryd, CEO and Lars Nilsson, CFO GlobeNewswire

Joachim Horn Appointed Chief Technology and Information Officer at Tele2 AB
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) today announced that Joachim Horn has been appointed Chief Technology and Information Officer at Tele2 AB. GlobeNewswire

Karolinska Development invests in BioChromix
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Director of investor relations Jarle Langfjæran to leave Norske Skog
Jarle Langfjæran will leave his position on 1 June. Efforts to find his successor are underway. GlobeNewswire

East Capital Explorer AB - Announcement from the Annual General Meeting of East Capital Explorer AB (publ) on 12 April 2011
The Meeting adopted the income statements and balance sheets included in the Board of Directors' Annual Report for the Parent Company and the East Capital Explorer Group for the fiscal year 2010. GlobeNewswire

R. STAHL presents annual financial statements for 2010 at the press conference:
R. STAHL AG /R. STAHL presents annual financial statements for 2010 at the press conference:. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Dannemora commissions Skanska to build sorting plant
Dannemora commissions Skanska to build sorting plant GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Teams with Corvil to Deliver Complete Visibility for Data and Trading Latency
New capability to ensure minimal latency, maximum throughput and high reliability for Elektron Hosting GlobeNewswire

Skyguide in 2010: still on course despite exceptional developments
skyguide /Skyguide in 2010: still on course despite exceptional developments. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Nationale Suisse posts encouraging rise in annual profit and excellent premium growth in 2010
Nationale Suisse /Nationale Suisse posts encouraging rise in annual profit and excellent premium growth in 2010 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Avnet Technology Solutions to Distribute Motorola Mobility's Video and Broadband Solutions Across Europe, Middle East and Africa
Avnet Technology Solutions /Avnet Technology Solutions to Distribute Motorola Mobility's Video and Broadband Solutions Across Europe, Middle East and Africa . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Dry well on Ronaldo
Stavanger, 13 April 2011: Drilling of the exploration well 6507/8-8 on the Ronaldo prospect in license PL434 in the Norwegian Sea has been completed. GlobeNewswire

Heijmans and Burgers Ergon to renovate Data Centres for the tax and customs administration
Heijmans' subsidiary Burgers Ergon bv Technical Services will be undertaking the renovation of the Tax and Customs Administration's Data Centres in Apeldoorn under contract to the Netherlands Government Building Agency. Heijmans Non-residential Building will look after the structural component GlobeNewswire

QSolar Limited (CNSX: QSL) Began Trading on the CNSX - Investmentpitch.com Posts Video News Alert
Vancouver, British Columbia, April 13, 2011 - QSolar Limited (CNSX: QSL) is one of the latest new listings on the Canadian National Stock Exchange, better known as the CNSX, and trades under the symbol QSL. GlobeNewswire

SDRL - Seadrill disposes of the jack-up rig West Juno
  GlobeNewswire

Umecrine Mood receives financing for continued clinical development and strengthens the Board
  STOCKHOLM - April 13, 2011. Umecrine Mood AB, part of the Karolinska Development portfolio, today announces that it has concluded a new share issue, securing financing for the continued clinical development of its novel therapy to treat severe premenstrual symptoms. Through the new share issue, Kurma Biofund becomes an important shareholder GlobeNewswire

Drilling update
Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited GlobeNewswire

MANDATORY NOTICE OF TRADE
April 13, 2011 The following insiders of Northland Resources S.A. (the "Company") have been granted incentive stock options in the Company, exercisable for five years, at an exercise price of CAD 3.84.The exercise price was based on the average 10 day closing price of the Company's shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange, plus a 25% premium.   GlobeNewswire

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