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CII looking forward to meeting between Indo-Pak Commerce Secretaries
The Chairman of CII Zonal Council, Suneet Kochhar, on Monday said the Confederation of Indian Industry is looking forward to the meeting between Commerce Secretaries of India and Pakistan to be held in Islamabad on April 28 and 29. ANI

Anand Sharma expresses optimism for Indian exports to China
Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today expressed optimism that recently unveiled 12th Five Year Plan for 2012-14 of China will give enormous opportunity for Indian exporters to access China's huge consumer market. ANI

Chidambaram says India will achieve 8.5 percent growth rate this fiscal
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram today said that India will achieve about 8.5 per cent growth rate this fiscal. ANI

78wy.com: Japanese Earthquake to Cause LG Appliance Chip Shortage
78wy.com reports that affected by Japanese earthquake and tsunami, LG's appliance chip faces a shortage, while LG Electronics Inc. will find alternative chip suppliers. 78wy ACN Newswire

DOCOMO and DeNA to Partner in Mobile Social Gaming
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and DeNA Co., Ltd. announced today a business alliance to offer an enhanced mobile-based social-gaming platform in Japan and overseas, aiming to tap into the rapid growth of social gaming worldwide ACN Newswire

Honda Outlook for Future Auto Production as of April 25, 2011
Following is the current outlook for the impact of the major earthquake in Northeastern Japan on Honda's automobile production operations within and outside of Japan. Concerning production in Japan of finished units and parts for overseas production, production volume will remain at approximately 50% of the original production plan until the end of June ACN Newswire

Cards Asia 2011 Remains the Preferred Platform for the Latest in Smart Payments, Smart Technologies
Cards Asia 2011 continues to be the preferred platform for sellers and buyers when introducing and sourcing new applications and solutions on smart cards and payments. On its 16th year, Asia's no. 1 cards show held annually in Singapore steadily provides participants strategic access to the region's high growth markets. Southeast Asia and India, with a combined population of 1 ACN Newswire

Honda Sets All-Time Fiscal Year Record for Overseas Auto Production
Honda Sets All-Time Fiscal Year Record for Overseas Auto ProductionApril 25, 2011 -Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011 (Fiscal Year 2011), as well as for the month of March 2011. Honda set all-time fiscal year records for overseas auto production.I ACN Newswire

Frost & Sullivan: Indonesian Need for High-Quality Water Encourages Industrial Wastewater Treatment Techniques
The fast pace of industrialization in Indonesia has triggered a need for wastewater treatment systems to treat the copious discharge of various wastes. Industrial waste reduces the availability and quality of water at an alarming rate, and the rising awareness of this hazard has led industrial end users to implement wastewater treatment techniques. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: Ill-Maintained Supply Lines Creates Need for Malaysian Residential Water Treatment Equipment
The demand for water in Malaysia has risen substantially from 407 million litres per day (mld) in 1960 to 13,243 mld in 2008, at an average growth rate of 8.0 percent per year. Although local public treatment plants supply sufficiently treated water, most consumers are apprehensive about the quality and cleanliness of the treated water MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: Benefits in Water Fuel Interest in Singapore Residential Water Treatment Equipment
Singaporeans are highly conscious of the safety levels of their water supply, despite the high quality of their municipal water. The digital media fans this consumer demand by stressing the importance of safe water for a healthy lifestyle, compelling residential water treatment equipment manufacturers to provide high-performance water filtration equipment that promotes health wellness. MarketWire

ENSCO, Inc. Acquires IData Product Line From Quantum3D
ENSCO, Inc. announced today that it has acquired the IData and IGL 178 product lines along with the supporting assets and staff from Quantum3D through ENSCO's wholly owned subsidiary, IData Visual Systems, Inc. IData Visual Systems, Inc. and Quantum3D will work closely together to ensure a smooth transition for IData customers. MarketWire

Benefits Beyond Just Traditional Track and Trace Enhance Prospects for the Asia Pacific RTLS Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan
The Asia Pacific real-time location system (RTLS) market is poised for high growth as the technology offers a high level of precision in location tracking compared to other existing methods. Companies have realized that a surefire route to more efficiently managed operations is through better manageability of their resources, both in terms of assets and personnel MarketWire

WI Harper
In the news release, "WI Harper Portfolio Companies Debut on Chinex and Nasdaq," issued earlier today by WI Harper, we are advised by the company that "Chinex" should be written as "ChiNext" throughout. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Annual Cystinosis Fundraiser to Honor Researchers Whose Breakthroughs Have Advanced Disease's Treatment and Cure
The annual Natalie's Wish fundraiser for the Cystinosis Research Foundation is set for May 21 in Newport Beach, Calif. Slated to be honored at the event are four of the world's top cystinosis researchers, whose work has led to major breakthroughs for better treatments and a cure for the rare and fatal metabolic disease. MarketWire

WI Harper Portfolio Companies Debut on Chinex and Nasdaq
WI Harper Group, a leading US-China early growth and expansion stage venture capital firm, today announced the successful initial public offerings of Edan Instruments, Inc., one of the leading medical equipment manufacturers in China, and 21Vianet Group, Inc., China's largest provider of carrier-neutral internet data center services. Priced on the same day, April 21, 2011, Edan (300206 MarketWire

UPDATE: NBT Bancorp Inc. Announces First Quarter Net Income of $14.3 Million, up 2.4% From Last Year; Declares Cash Dividend
NBT Bancorp Inc. (NBT) (NASDAQ: NBTB) reportedtoday net income for the three months ended March 31, 2011 was $14.3million, up $0.3 million, or 2.4%, from the three months ended March 31,2010. Net income per diluted share for the three months ended March 31,2011 was $0.41 per share, equal to the net income per diluted share for thethree months ended March 31, 2010 MarketWire

DYONYX Wins Nuclear Plant Security Program Initiative
DYONYX L.P. has been retained by a large two-unit nuclear plant to conduct an assessment and gap analysis of the current security program commensurate with the provisions of Nuclear Energy Institute's NEI-08-09 Revision 6 Guideline. A detailed Work Plan will subsequently be developed to facilitate the design and implementation of a compliant security program. MarketWire

Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. Announces 2011 First Quarter Earnings Release Date
Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. (NYSE: NHP) announced today that the Company will release its 2011 first quarter earnings on Thursday, May 5, 2011 before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Due to its pending merger with Ventas, Inc MarketWire

spalook.com Announces the Addition of New Perricone MD Product
spalook.com, one of the most trusted online sources for high-performance luxury skin care and beauty essentials, has added the new Perricone MD product Acyl-Glutathione, to its assortment of premium beauty products. MarketWire

Clinging to the Ceiling-the Uncertainty of Short and Long-Term Tradeoffs Between Debt and Tax Cuts
Even though US Congress has until the recess to vote on a debt ceiling, the range of possibilities is narrowing down by the day, as markets lose patience and start building up their own scenarios. In recent weeks Congress managed, after heated debates, to pass a federal budget just in time to avoid a government shutdown MarketWire

Graffiti Entertainment Announces Reader Rabbit 1st Grade and 2nd Grade for Nintendo Wii(TM) Reach Gold Status
Graffiti Entertainment, Inc. and Signature Devices, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SDVI) today announced that "Reader Rabbit 1st Grade and 2nd Grade for Nintendo Wii™" have gone gold. The remaining two titles of Reader Rabbit 1st grade and Reader Rabbit 2nd Grade for the Wii™ have been approved by Nintendo Japan and are ready for manufacturing MarketWire

HBLA CPA's Director of Business Development Nominated for OCBJ'S Women in Business Award
HBLA CPAs, Inc. is proud to announce the nomination of their Business Development Director, Lynda Mulley, for the prestigious 2011 Orange County Business Journal Women in Business Award. The winners will be announced at the May 25, 2011 OCBJ Women in Business Luncheon & Awards Program at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. MarketWire

NBT Bancorp Inc. Announces First Quarter Net Income of $14.3 Million, up 2.4% From Last Year; Declares Cash Dividend
NBT Bancorp Inc. (NBT) (NASDAQ: NBTB) reportedtoday net income for the three months ended March 31, 2011 was $14.3million, up $0.3 million, or 2.4%, from the three months ended March 31,2010. Net income per diluted share for the three months ended March 31,2011 was $0.41 per share, equal to the net income per diluted share for thethree months ended March 31, 2010 MarketWire

SalesQuest Launches eStore for CRUSH Reports
SalesQuest officially launches the new eStore where customers can purchase individual Fortune 1000 deep-dive sales intelligence CRUSH Reports. MarketWire

United States Oil and Gas Corp Discusses 2010 Results of Operations
United States Oil and Gas Corp, listed on the OTCQB (OTCQB: USOG) (PINKSHEETS: USOG), which recently filed its 2010 Annual Report on Form 10-K and its financial results for the fiscal year and quarter ended December 31, 2010, has provided additional highlights from the report. MarketWire

Orthopaedic Surgery Associates of Marquette, P.C. Selects the SRS EHR & SRS CareTracker PM for Its 13 Specialty Providers
SRS, the leading provider of productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance specialty practices, today announced that Orthopaedic Surgery Associates of Marquette, P.C. has selected the SRS EHR and SRS CareTracker PM for its 13 providers MarketWire

Bechtel Extends Strong Performance Trend
Total Revenue of $27.9 billion New work booked of $21.3 billion Revenue backlog of $78 billion Bechtel Corporation today announced its business results for 2010, highlighting a strong year in which the company's diverse portfolio once again delivered solid results. Bechtel had revenue of $27.9 billion; new work booked of $21 MarketWire

Global General Technologies Inc. (GLGT) Reveals 2010 Revenues and Profits
Global General Technologies Inc. (PINK SHEETS: GLGT) (www.glgt-corporate.com) and its main subsidiary, AB (Wuhan) Biotech Co. Ltd., have revealed the company's revenues and profits for 2010. MarketWire

NVISION Laser Eye Centers and One Medical Group Host Pop-up Shop in Lido Village During Newport Beach Film Festival
NVISION Laser Eye Centers and One Medical Group will transform a retail space in the Lido "Riviera Village" during the Newport Beach Film Festival from April 28 - May 5. Location of the pop-up space is 3412 Via Oporto, Newport Beach, CA 92663. MarketWire

Oracle President Safra Catz to Assume Role as Oracle's Chief Financial Officer
Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) announced today that Oracle President Safra Catz will assume the additional responsibility of Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Catz's appointment follows the resignation of the company's current CFO, Jeff Epstein, who reported directly to Ms. Catz. The company announced Ms. Catz's appointment is permanent and is effective immediately. MarketWire

New York State Housing Market Lags Behind 2010 Start
New York State home sales in the 2011 first quarter lagged behind last year's federal tax credit-driven market, falling off by nearly 5 percent, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. The statewide median sales price increased by more than 5 percent from the first quarter of 2010. MarketWire

U.S. Concrete Announces First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule
U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) plans to release first quarter 2011 results on Friday, May 6, 2011 at 6:00 a.m. Eastern time. In conjunction with the release, U.S. Concrete has scheduled an investor conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, May 6, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time (9:00 a.m. Central). MarketWire

When the Snow Melts, Waterville Valley Launches "Summer Unlimited" All Inclusive Package
When the snow melts in New Hampshire, and the last skier or rider heads for home, ski resorts such as Waterville Valley Resort in New Hampshire, two hours north of Boston, simply take a breather during spring season and prepare an abundance of summer activities for visiting guests. MarketWire

MyEyeDr. Announces Grand Opening of New Vienna Office Location
MyEyeDr. is pleased to announce its Vienna office has moved to a new location to better accommodate its expanding customer base, merchandise selection and services. The new office is located at 401 Maple Avenue West, Vienna, Virginia 22180. MarketWire

Fresh Start Private Naltrexone Implant Receives Approval From BlueCross BlueShield for Claims for Its Alcohol Treatment Day-Procedure
Fresh Start Private (OTCBB: CEYY), a leader in the alcohol treatment and rehabilitation industry, announced that its alcohol treatment procedure has received approval from BlueCross BlueShield for the approval of its alcohol treatment program. MarketWire

FranNet Minnesota Announces Recruitment of Susan Faue as Marketing Director
FranNet Minnesota, a leading franchise consulting firm, announced today that Susan Faue has been recruited to fill the newly created marketing director position. The rapid growth of the firm since Mike Welch purchased the franchise in June of 2010 is requiring additional professional staffing. MarketWire

Political T-Shirt Economy Kicks Into High Gear as Presidential Election 2012 Heats Up -- a CafePress Cultural Barometer(TM) Report
Inquiring minds want to know: will President Barack Obama remain in office or will another hopeful (Donald Trump?) walk into the White House? While election predictions may be premature, voters are already rallying to show their support -- and disapproval -- of all potential candidates on CafePress, the leading source for high-quality custom printed products MarketWire

Franklin Street Properties Corp. to Announce First Quarter 2011 Results
Franklin Street Properties Corp. (the "Company" or "FSP") (NYSE Amex: FSP), an investment firm specializing in real estate, today announced that it expects to release its results for the first quarter of 2011 after the market closes on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 MarketWire

Apollo Investment Corporation Announces Offering of Senior Convertible Notes Due 2017
Apollo Investment Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: AINV) announced today that it intends to privately offer, subject to market and other conditions, $200 million in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured convertible notes due 2017 (the "Notes") MarketWire

Dylan Howard Named North Park University's Men's Basketball Coach
After reviewing 139 applicants and interviewing five finalists in a national search, North Park University introduced Dylan Howard as its new head men's basketball coach this week. MarketWire

Insulet Corporation to Report First Quarter 2011 Financial Results on Monday, May 9, 2011
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubing-free insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® Insulin Management System, announced plans to release its financial results for the first quarter of 2011 on Monday, May 9, 2011 after the close of the financial markets. MarketWire

Bradford Networks and Essex Agricultural & Technical High School Webcast Examines Network Security and the BYOC Model
Bradford Networks, the best choice for network security in evolving IT environments, today announced the details of an upcoming webinar with Essex Agricultural & Technical High School (Essex Aggie) that will outline its implementation of a BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer) model MarketWire

SIPP Industries Inc. (SIPC) in Talks With Merger Candidate
SIPP Industries Inc. (PINK SHEETS: SIPC) has announced that the company is in the process of seeking a suitable merger candidate that would fit with the company's core business in the beverage industry sector. MarketWire

SERVPRO Hopes National Small Business Week Will Draw Attention to Benefits of Franchise Ownership
This year, National Small Business Week, May 16-20, will again shine the spotlight on entrepreneurs and independent business owners and the unique contribution they make to the economic strength of America MarketWire

USP: On World Malaria Day, Focus on Building Sustainable Capacity to Allow Developing Nations to Determine Their Own Destiny
The United States Pharmacopeial Convention issues the following statement by Dr. Patrick Lukulay: MarketWire

dressbarn Thanks Teachers With a Special Celebration on National Teacher Day
WHAT: dressbarn continues its tradition of supporting America's teachers by hosting a Teacher Appreciation event on National Teacher Day, May 3rd. This one-day event offers teachers an exclusive 15% discount off their entire purchase of regular-priced merchandise at dressbarn stores nationwide MarketWire

Retail Clinics Prosper Despite Economic, Regulatory Hurdles
Despite the actions of some states to regulate their activity and limit the scope of the conditions they treat, retail clinics have grown overall and will likely become a durable part of the healthcare system, according to independent healthcare market research firm Kalorama Information. The firm estimated retail clinic sales at $733 MarketWire

Cotton Tree's Authentic Tradition Continues With New Caymanian Cookouts
A treasured culinary tradition has found a new home on Grand Cayman. Now visitors can experience a distinctive taste of the Caribbean within the serene, natural confines of Cotton Tree -- the Cayman Islands' first boutique cottage hotel to combine authentic local flavor, private cottages and luxurious modern conveniences. MarketWire

New World Gold Obtains Excellent First Quarter Results
New World Gold Corporation (PINKSHEETS: NWGC) is pleased to announce its first quarter results for the period from January 1, 2011 to March 31, 2011. Net income in the first quarter was $889,327 versus Nil income for March 31, 2010. The Company had a gross operating income of $407,907 versus a Nil operating income for the first quarter last year MarketWire

Social Stag Is Reuniting Singles Over 30 With Community
Social Stag Corporation announces the full launch of their website SocialStag.com, providing Northern California singles aged 30 and older a new medium for networking with other singles and potentially finding their ideal matches by means of natural chemistry. MarketWire

Portfolio Recovery Associates to Announce First Quarter 2011 Results on May 4, 2011
Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAA), a company that purchases and manages portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables and provides a broad range of receivables management and payments processing services, will announce its first quarter 2011 results on May 4, 2011. MarketWire

Altair Nanotechnologies Announces May 2011 Investor Event Schedule
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (Altairnano) (NASDAQ: ALTI) today announced its participation at the MDB Capital Group Second Annual Bright Lights Conference to be held May 10th - 11th in New York and the Ninth Annual JMP Securities Research Conference to be held May 9th - 11th in San Francisco. MarketWire

Bombardier Sells Another Three CRJ900 NextGen Jets to Pluna of Uruguay
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Pluna Lineas Aereas Uruguayas S.A. has signed a follow-on order for three CRJ900 NextGen regional jetliners. The airline currently operates 10 CRJ900 NextGen aircraft, the only aircraft type in its fleet. MarketWire

BlueWave Technology Announces New Company Leadership, Promotes Internal Expertise
BlueWave Technology, a leading provider of claims management solutions for the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry, is pleased to announce the promotion of Alyssa Hostelley to president and Matt Grover to vice president of product management. MarketWire

Vangent Awarded $3.5 Million Contract by the Military Health System
Vangent, Inc., a leading global provider of information management and strategic business process solutions, announced today it was awarded a $3.5 million contract by the Military Health System to enhance afterdeployment.org, a government website that provides behavioral health and wellness resources to the military community. MarketWire

Casa Colina: Plan the Wedding of a Lifetime at a Luxurious Private Island Villa Along Mexico's Pacific Coast
Searching the world all over, there is no better place to inspire romance than the stunningly beautiful Casa Colina, a private and secluded villa along the Pacific Ocean near Puerto Vallarta MarketWire

Bello Vista Estate to Sell at J. P. King Real Estate Auction, Some Absolute
At Point Pleasant's highest altitude sits one of the town's best-kept secrets, the Bello Vista Estate. This 17,000-square-foot home on 230 acres will sell at real estate auction on Saturday, May 14. J. P. King Auction Company, the nation's premier real estate auction marketing firm, will conduct the sale. MarketWire

UPDATE: JavaOne 2011 Call for Papers Opens April 27, 2011
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

BoycottKingandSpalding.com Owners Praise Law Firm's Withdrawal From DOMA Defense
Penn Multimedia President Seth Persily reacted with exuberance on Monday to news that the law firm King & Spalding will withdraw from representing House Republicans on the Defense of Marriage Act. MarketWire

Coronado First Bank Posts Positive First Quarter Results
Coronado First Bank (the "Bank") (OTCBB: CDFB) announced unaudited financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. The Bank posted a first quarter profit of $15,000, inclusive of $46,000 in extraordinary costs associated with the proposed merger with Embarcadero Bank, compared to its first quarter profit for 2010 of $64,000 MarketWire

Waste Connections Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) MarketWire

Cytokinetics to Present at May Healthcare Conferences
Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ: CYTK) announced today that Robert I. Blum, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the following healthcare conferences during the month of May: MarketWire

Legend Oil and Gas, Ltd. Information to Be Available Through Standard & Poor's Market Access Program
Legend Oil and Gas, Ltd. (OTCBB: LOGL) announced today that its company information will be made available via Standard & Poor's Market Access Program, an information distribution service that enables subscribing publicly traded companies to have their company information disseminated to users of Standard & Poor's MarketScope Advisor MarketWire

Ivar's and Kidd Valley Restaurants Invite Local Students to Nominate Their Favorite Teacher as Washington's Best
In honor of National Teacher Appreciation month in May, Ivar's and Kidd Valley restaurants are calling on all kindergarten through eighth grade students to nominate their favorite teacher for a chance to win 2011 Teacher of the Year honors. A top teacher from both Ivar's and Kidd Valley will be selected as a grand prize winner MarketWire

Provident New York Bancorp Announces Second Quarter 2011 Earnings of $0.10 per Diluted Share
Provident New York Bancorp (NASDAQ: PBNY),the parent company of Provident Bank, today announced second-quarterresults for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. Net income for the quarterwas $3.6 million, or $0.10 per diluted share, compared to net income of$4.2 million or $0.11 per diluted share for same quarter last year and netincome of $6.7 million, or $0 MarketWire

President Obama Visits ElectraTherm and Promotes Renewable Energy, Fiscal Responsibility
ElectraTherm, a leader in small-scale heat to power generation, hosted President Obama on Thursday, April 21, where the President held a town hall meeting. The President spoke to the audience of 425 -- which included ElectraTherm employees -- for more than an hour; the only Reno stop on a trip out West and his third "Shared Responsibility and Shared Prosperity" town hall last week. MarketWire

Earth Day Marks Start of Think Yellow, Go Green Recycling Program for Neighbor Island Schools
The Berry Company LLC, publisher of the Hawaiian Telcom Yellow Pages, announced the launch of its annual telephone directory recycling program, Think Yellow, Go Green. Schools on the islands of Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Maui and Molokai will compete to recycle the most telephone directories with the goal of surpassing last year's recycling totals and winning cash prizes. MarketWire

Fabolous Teams With DatPiff for Chart-Topping Mixtape Release
Idle Media, Inc.'s (OTCBB: IDLM) wholly-owned subsidiary DatPiff.com announced the 24 hour results of Fabolous' mixtape: The Soul Tape. The mixtape logged over 100,000 streams and gained a hefty 88,000 downloads in the first 24 hours of release placing it #1 on DatPiff's "Hot This Week" mixtape ranking chart and "going Silver" on the website -- a ranking which signifies over 50,000 downloads. MarketWire

Dock Street Communities Closes 100th New Home at Seasons at Prince Creek West
Dock Street Communities, a privately owned real estate development company, announces today that Seasons at Prince Creek West has closed on its 100th new home in this 55+ active adult community located in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. This milestone demonstrates positive momentum in the market and a need for quality built homes in beautifully designed master-planned, active adult communities MarketWire

Addicts Seek Help as US Internet Porn Addiction Rates Reach Alarming Heights
There's a growing epidemic in the US and it has nothing to do with physical health or the economy. The US, it appears, is addicted to p*rn. And, it's having drastic effects in the lives of its sufferers. An estimated 200,000 Americans are "p*rn Addicts," defined as spending 11 hours or more a week looking at online porn MarketWire

Parsec Automation's TrakSYS Named as Finalist in Software Category for TechAmerica High-Tech Innovation Awards
Parsec Automation Corp., developer of TrakSYS™ and a leader in real-time manufacturing operations and performance management software, announced that TrakSYS has been named a finalist in the software category for the TechAmerica Orange County High-Tech Innovation Awards MarketWire

Globus Maritime Limited to Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell on Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Globus Maritime Limited ("Globus" or the "Company"), (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk vessel owner and operator, announced that the Company's management team and members of its Board of Directors will ring the closing bell at NASDAQ on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. MarketWire

BCHC Introduces New CEO
BoNa Coffee Holdings Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BCHC) is excited to announce the appointment of Rich Cabael as President and Chief Executive Officer of BoNa Coffee Holdings Corp. MarketWire

Milberg LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Puda Coal, Inc. (PUDA)
Milberg LLP today announced that on April 21, 2011, the firm filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of investors who purchased the securities of Puda Coal, Inc. ("Puda" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: PUDA) during the period November 13, 2009, to April 11, 2011, inclusive (the "Class Period"). MarketWire

Palo Alto Networks Named Best Place to Work in Bay Area Two Years Running
For the second year in a row the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal selected Palo Alto Networks, the network security company, as one of the top 10 "Best Places to Work" in the Bay Area. This distinguished award recognizes companies for exemplary employee satisfaction, as determined by anonymous employee survey results conducted by an independent research agency MarketWire

Woodward Reports Second Quarter and Six-Month Fiscal Year 2011 Results
Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ: WWD) todayreported financial results for its second quarter of fiscal year 2011. (Allper share amounts are presented on a fully diluted basis.) MarketWire

Special Needs of Animal Hospitals and Emergency Centers Targeted With New ExtendCredit.com Product Release
ExtendCredit.com, an online lending software platform for creating and managing in-house customer financing plans for small and mid-sized businesses, today announced the latest version of its market leading patient financing software platform that provides new capabilities and flexibility to address diverse business environments. MarketWire

JavaOne 2011 Call for Papers Opens April 27, 2011
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Beauty Research Announces Acyl-Glutathione by Perricone MD
Beauty Research, a beauty blogging web site, recently announced the introduction of a new product by Perricone MD, a popular brand of skin care products. Acyl-Glutathione is a powerful anti-aging treatment which can help mature skin recapture its youthful look. MarketWire

20,000 Middle School Students Lace up Sneakers for World Fit Walk
In April and May of 2011, 20 thousand middle school students across the US will be celebrating an important milestone. These students will be reaching for the Gold as they wrap up the second annual World Fit Walk, inspired by local Olympic athletes, with a program that promotes a culture of health and fitness and combats childhood obesity. MarketWire

Manufacturing Enterprise Communications Announces Additional Manufacturing Leadership Council Members
Manufacturing Enterprise Communications, the leading information resource for manufacturing executives, announces additional Manufacturing Leadership Council members on Manufacturing-Executive.com. MarketWire

Digital Reef to Host eDiscovery Webinar Focused on Burst Capacity
Digital Reef, a leading software provider of the first massively scalable and open solutions for eDiscovery, Early Case Assessment (ECA) and digital information governance, will be hosting part one of a three-part webinar series on eDiscovery best practices MarketWire

Battelle Appoints Experienced R&D Leader as President of New Energy, Environment and Material Sciences Global Business at Battelle
Battelle's President and CEO Jeff Wadsworth has named Battelle veteran Martin Toomajian as President of Battelle's newly formed Energy, Environment and Material Sciences Global Business. MarketWire

The Medicines Company to Participate in the Deutsche Bank 36th Annual Health Care Conference
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) will present at the Deutsche Bank 36th Annual Health Care Conference on Monday, May 2nd, in Boston beginning at 2:10pm Eastern Time. Glenn Sblendorio, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will provide a company overview. MarketWire

Two Offices, 40 Employees, and 5000% Growth Later, The1stMovement Celebrates Its 5th Year Anniversary
The1stMovement (T1M), a full service digital agency with offices in Pasadena, CA, and Denver, CO, announced today that it has good reason to celebrate as it reaches a five Year Anniversary milestone. MarketWire

OceanFreight Inc. Announces Date for 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Proposed Reverse Stock Split
OceanFreight Inc. (NASDAQ: OCNF) (the "Company"), a global provider of marine transportation services, announced today that its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting") will be held at the Company's offices located at 80 Kifissias Avenue, GR 151 25, Marousi, Athens, Greece on June 15, 2011 at 10:00 am, Athens time. MarketWire

China ACM to Present at Piper Jaffray China Growth Conference
China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CADC) ("China ACM"), a leading provider of eco-friendly ready mix concrete and related technical services in China, today announced that Jeremy Goodwin, President and Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the Piper Jaffray China Growth Conference on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at the Le Parker Meridien in New York. MarketWire

Cape Bancorp, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
Cape Bancorp, Inc. ("Cape Bancorp"or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CBNJ), the parent company of Cape Bank,announces its operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Twitter Treasure Hunt Awards Bostonians With $13K Worth of Exotic Intrepid Travel Adventures
Travel is often described as eye-opening. On May 4, Intrepid Travel (www.intrepidtravel.com) will be giving Bostonians the chance to win free international trips (Thailand! Peru! more!) and vouchers for travel up to $1,000 just by keeping their eyes open and following @Intrepid_Travel on Twitter. MarketWire

KaiserQuotes.com Expanding Its Reach Again
KaiserQuotes.com recently announced the addition of Ronnie Neuerburg to its sales force, headquartered in Santa Rosa, CA. This latest addition marks another effort by KaiserQuotes.com to reach out to a wider range of the market. Previously, KaiserQuotes.com hired Angie Perez to grow its presence in the Latino community. The endeavor has shown favorable results. With Mr MarketWire

Introducing Derek and Cindy Maxwell: The Rio Grande Valley Franchisees Will Operate Two Link Staffing Services Locations
Link Staffing Services, a national franchise organization that provides flexible staffing and productivity solutions, is pleased to welcome Derek and Cindy Maxwell to its franchise network. The couple owns the Brownsville and McAllen locations. MarketWire

Searchlight Solutions Ltd. Introduces New Website www.searchlightscientific.com
Searchlight Solutions Ltd. (PINKSHEETS: SLLN), a technology venture holding company focused on providing business development and high level management services for early stage technology companies, introduced their new website under their wholly owned subsidiary, Searchlight Scientific Inc MarketWire

Shake, Rattle and Roll Back to the 1950s at Barona's April Power Party
Get your kicks at Barona's Power Party on Friday, April 29th as San Diego's most popular casino rolls back the calendar to the 1950s and hosts retro contests and power giveaways totaling more than $50,000 in cash prizes. MarketWire

Clinton Office Building, Lake Greenwood Lots to Sell in Back-to-Back Auctions
An office building in Clinton and 40 Lake Greenwood residential home sites will sell in separate auctions May 20 and May 21, with Hagen Realty Group marketing the properties and conducting both sales. MarketWire

Zephyr Real Estate Opens New Location in Marin County
Zephyr Real Estate, a long-established market leader in San Francisco, has made the leap across the Golden Gate and opened a new location in Marin County. With a number of agents whose market expertise extends north, the new location in Corte Madera connects Marin County and San Francisco to better serve client interests on both sides of the 1.7-mile span. MarketWire

Majesco Entertainment Releases 'Left Brain Right Brain' App on the App Store
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of games for the mass market, announced its Left Brain Right Brain App is now available on the App Store. The popular ambidextrous brain-teaser for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch lets users challenge their brain and develop ambidexterity via 10 different mini-games. MarketWire

Richmond Fed Publication Looks at What Drives Economic Thought
The recent financial crisis caught many economists by surprise. Were they studying the wrong things? If so, how did it come to be that way -- and will the financial crisis bring about a fundamental change in economic research? The cover story in the latest issue of Region Focus puts these questions into historical context. MarketWire

AtHoc Introduces Innovative Emergency Mass Notification Mobile Apps for Smartphones and Tablet PCs
AtHoc, Inc., the pioneer and leader in network-centric emergency mass notification systems, today announced new mobile applications for its mass notification platform, AtHoc IWSAlerts™. These new applications will provide powerful mass alerting functionality to most popular devices including: Android smartphones and tablets, iPhone, iPad and select BlackBerry phones. MarketWire

Victory Energy Corporation Acquires Interest in Alwan West Natural Gas Prospect
As part of its continuing corporate rebuilding strategy, Victory Energy Corporation (PINKSHEETS: VYEY), through its partnership with Aurora Energy Partners, today announced the acquisition of a working interest in the Alwan West natural gas prospect. MarketWire

Advertisers Can Buy iPad Ads on the ZINC Ad Exchange
Advertisers can now buy advertising targeted only to users reading newspapers on their iPads with the ZINC Ad Exchange from ZEDO, Inc. MarketWire

ReachMD Launches MedicalRadio Mobile Application for BlackBerry
ReachMD, an award-winning provider of professional medical news, information and education, launches its third mobile application today, and its first available for BlackBerry devices. The MedicalRadio app provides free access to ReachMD's XM Satellite Radio Channel 160 and on-demand audio programs, including Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Education (CME/CE). MarketWire

Renowned Enterprise Governance Leader, Tony Filippone, Joins HfS Research as Vice President to Lead Governance and Healthcare Strategies
HfS Research (http://www.HfSresearch.com), the leading research analyst firm covering global outsourcing and shared services strategies, today announced the appointment of Tony Filippone as Research Vice President for Governance, Sourcing and Healthcare strategies. MarketWire

Off The Quad Launches Exclusive New Social Experience Powered by Trendsttr
Core News Facts: Off The Quad Inc., a digital media marketing company engaging the college demographic, today announced the relaunch of Off The Quad™ and the launch of Trendsttr™. Off The Quad, a provider of hyper-local digital content for college students, has relaunched as an exclusive email-based publication and interactive Facebook experience MarketWire

DarbeeVision Readies HDMI Smart Cable to Take Gaming Experience to New Heights
Continuing its quest to offer viewing experiences that push the boundaries of fidelity, DarbeeVision, Inc., a pioneer in the field of digital image enhancement, is preparing to launch an HDMI cable accessory that will add intense depth and clarity to any video game -- enabling ultra-immersive gaming visuals. MarketWire

The National Dry Eye Patient Conference Presented by Sjogrens Syndrome Foundation to Be Hosted by Ora on June 18, 2011
It is estimated that over 20 million people suffer from dry eye in the United States alone. Dry Eye is the hallmark symptom of Sjögren's syndrome, a chronic autoimmune disease in which people's white blood cells attack their moisture-producing glands. Today, as many as 4 million Americans are living with this disease MarketWire

Fish & Richardson Named a Top Trademark Law Firm by World Trademark Review
Fish & Richardson has been named a top trademark law firm by World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000, a guide to the world's leading trademark practitioners and firms. According to WTR, Fish is as "an obvious choice for trademarks, with a number of excellent practitioners" and the firm "tops the market in Massachusetts and also boasts a strong presence in California and Texas." MarketWire

Goozmo Launches Customer Service and Tech Upgrades
Goozmo, a Colorado-based technology leader and software developer, is implementing a swarm of technical, logistical and customer service upgrades to serve the expanding needs of customers using its content management platform. MarketWire

Promoting Two-Factor Authentication for Provider and Patient Access to EHRs and PHRs Along With Strong Patient Identity Management Are Priorities for 2011, Says Smart Card Alliance Healthcare Council
Priorities for 2011 are to promote and provide guidance on strong authentication for patient, provider and payer access to electronic health records, and on improved identity management for patients to combat fraud, waste and abuse, the Smart Card Alliance Healthcare Council said today, also announcing its new leadership. MarketWire

Hamilton Thorne Announces Proposed Warrant Extension
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TheDirectory.com Q1 Top Line Surges Over 90% Year Over Year; Company Expects Q2 Sequential Growth of Over 100% and First Ever Full Quarter Net Profit in Q3
Elysium Internet, Inc. DBA www.TheDirectory.com (PINKSHEETS: EYSM), an emerging leader in the Local Business Search market , today announced preliminary revenue results for its first quarter ending February 28th, 2011. Additionally the Company gave a Mid Q2 update and provided additional revenue guidance. MarketWire

NineSigma, Inc. Closes $2.5 Million Financing
NineSigma, Inc., a leading provider of Open Innovation solutions to large, mid and small cap markets, today announced the closing of a $2.5 million debt financing from BlueCrest Capital Finance, L.P MarketWire

ANADIGICS Announces Date of First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call Information
ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the broadband wireless and wireline communications markets, today announced that it will release the results of its first quarter ended April 2, 2011 on May 3, 2011 at approximately 7:00 am Eastern Time. MarketWire

Make Faster, More Informed Decisions With JumpStart for iPad; New App Combines, Traffic, Weather and Calendar
JV Business Services today announced the release of JumpStart for the Apple iPad, a one-stop app designed to provide instant access to a calendar, traffic and weather in just one glance. MarketWire

Sage Named as Finalist in Cloud Category for TechAmerica High-Tech Innovation Awards
Sage, a leading global supplier of business management software and services, has been named a finalist in the Cloud category for the TechAmerica Orange County High-Tech Innovation Awards MarketWire

Phil Keoghan, Host of The Amazing Race(TM), to Present Additional Screenings of His Feature Length Documentary "THE RIDE"
The Amazing Race™ Host, author, and philanthropist Phil Keoghan will hold ten additional screenings of his feature length documentary "THE RIDE" which documents his 40 day, 3,500 mile bike trek across the U.S. to raise money and awareness for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Screenings will begin on April 25 in San Diego, CA and end on May 6 in Miami, FL MarketWire

MommyJuice to the Rescue
Fathers around the nation can breathe a sigh of relief now that the perfect Mother's Day gift for their busy wives is readily available. MommyJuice Wines, the preferred wine for moms, is now available in 14 US states and 2 Canadian provinces. MarketWire

SEI Finds That Fear and Confidence Issues Hinder Affluent Families From Effectively Passing Wealth to Future Generations
Insights from a recent SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) Wealth Insight Initiative roundtable suggest that fear of negative outcomes and a lack of confidence in heirs are two of the biggest barriers to families sustaining and growing wealth over time MarketWire

Friendly's Girl Scouts Thin Mints(TM) Cookie Ice Cream Cake Brings Together Two American Favorites
Friendly's introduces the Friendly's Girl Scouts Thin Mints™ Cookies Ice Cream Cake. Under a new license agreement with Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), the ice cream experts at Friendly's have created a frozen confection that incorporates the top-selling Girl Scout Cookie variety -- Thin Mints. MarketWire

Symetra Life Selects Wyde's Wynsure System for Group Life and Disability Income Insurance Administration; End-to-End Solution to Support Growth
Symetra Life Insurance Company has selected Wyde's Wynsure system as the end-to-end administration solution for its expanding group life and disability income insurance business. MarketWire

Pick Your Prize With CheapOair.com
CheapOair is letting one lucky winner pick their prize for the company's latest social media contest, "Pick Your Portugal Prize with CheapOair." One lucky individual (and someone they 'like') will have two prizes to choose from if they are the big winner. The Facebook contest, which launches Monday, April 25th, will let winners choose from the following prizes: MarketWire

BroadSoft to Announce Q1 Fiscal Results on May 9, 2011
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) announced today that it will report financial results for the first quarter 2011 prior to market open on Monday, May 9, 2011. BroadSoft will hold a conference call on May 9, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss the Company's first quarter results. MarketWire

Intersil Increases Precision Op Amp Portfolio With New Dual 40V Precision Single-Supply Amplifier
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) today added to its industry-leading high-precision operational amplifier portfolio with the introduction of the ISL28208, a precision, ground-sensing input, rail-to-rail output, 3V to 40V powered dual op amp that provides an unmatched solution for Industrial Control applications. MarketWire

Global Holdings, Inc. Enters Negotiations With Solite to Commercialize Their Patent Pending Technology Into the Daylight Harvesting Markets
Global Holdings (OTCBB: GOHG) is pleased to announce the opening of negotiations with Solite, an Arizona-based technology company. Solite commercializes a patent-pending daylight harvesting solution that efficiently captures sunlight via rooftop collection arrays. It then distributes the concentrated light inside building interiors to provide free, natural illumination MarketWire

SugarSync Introduces AutoSync for Android; the Fastest, Easiest Way to Move Photos and Folders Between Android Devices and Computers
SugarSync Inc., makers of the award-winning SugarSync online file backup, access and sharing service, today announced the availability of its re-designed SugarSync for Android app, now featuring SugarSync's new AutoSync technology. SugarSync's AutoSync technology enables the automatic syncing of both photos and entire folders from Android devices back to computers MarketWire

POP N GO and AVT Ship First Domestic N9000
Pop N Go, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: POPN) announced today that the Company's Model N9000 popcorn vending machine system has been shipped to its Bentonville, Arkansas showroom. The machine will be marketed to national chains. MarketWire

Allezoe Medical Holdings: Organ Transport Systems, Inc. (OTS) Attends Presentations at International Medical Conference and Holds Meetings Relating to Its Donor Organ Preservation Strategies
Allezoe Medical Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ALZM) announces that personnel from its wholly-owned subsidiary, Organ Transport Systems, Inc. ("OTS"), including Dr. Thomas D. Franklin, Jr., Ph.D MarketWire

Canarc Options Two Gold Properties Northwest of Richfield's Blackwater Gold Discovery in Central British Columbia
Canarc Resource Corp. (TSX: CCM)(OTCBB: CRCUF)(DBFrankfurt: CAN) announces that it has signed two option agreements to purchase 100% interests in two adjacent gold properties in the Windfall Hills area, located 65 kilometers (km) south of Burns Lake and 90 km northwest of Richfield Ventures' Blackwater gold discovery in central BC. MarketWire

MMRGlobal to Participate at Microsoft(R) Connected Health Conference While Joining Forces With First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden Initiative by Launching MyMedicalRecords for Military Members and Their Families
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) announced today that Chairman and CEO Robert H MarketWire

CHAMA Technologaes Inc. Proudly Announces the Commencement of Operations in Wyoming
CHAMA Technologaes Inc. is proud to announce that, together with its partner, MCF Energy LLC, we have begun installation of our patented natural gas extraction units (GAZMO Downhole Processor), using our copyright installation process, in the first of what will be many CBM wells in Wyoming and beyond. MarketWire

Amelot Holdings, Inc. Announces Profits for First Quarter 2011
Amelot Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMHD) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Amelot Properties, LLC ("Amelot Properties"), earned a net profit of $161,284.00 during the first quarter of 2011. MarketWire

XZERES Acquires Rochester Power Saver, Inc., a Profitable Power Management and Power Efficiency Products Company
XZERES Wind Corporation (OTCBB: XWND), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind market (2.5kW-100kW), today announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Rochester Power Saver Inc MarketWire

CoroWare, Inc. Reports 2010 Annual Earnings
CoroWare, Inc. (OTCBB: COWI) today announced its financial results for the year ended on Dec. 31, 2010 ("the 2010 Period"). MarketWire

Pulse Beverage Announces Launch of All-Natural, Reduced Calorie Cabana(TM) Brand Lemonades
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCBB: PLSB) (the "Company" or "Pulse") is pleased to announce the launch of Cabana™ Lemonades by Pulse®, a line-up of refreshing, all-natural, "good-for-you," ready-to-drink lemonades in five distinct and great tasting flavors, offering significantly reduced calories without the use of artificial sweeteners or colouring MarketWire

Enablon to Host Webinar "Sustainability without Borders" in Collaboration With GreenBiz, Groom Energy and PVH
Enablon, the world's leading provider of sustainability and QEHS management software solutions, will host a webinar featuring GreenBiz, Groom Energy, and PVH on April 28, 2011 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT. The group will discuss best practices in managing a responsible supply chain and the benefits of leveraging and tracking environmental and social initiatives MarketWire

Pilat HR Solutions' Clinton Wingrove to Be Featured on the Bill Kutik Radio Show(R)
Clinton Wingrove of Pilat HR Solutions, the premier provider of human capital management technology and professional services, will be the featured guest on this week's The Bill Kutik Radio Show® . Kutik and Wingrove will explore the world of Performance Management and the cycles of HCM Software during the next webcast, which will air on Wednesday, April 27 at 1700 GMT, noon ET, 9 am PT. MarketWire

TEAM Nation Holdings' President Talks With ChartPoppers.com About Recent Financials and 2011
TEAM Nation Holdings Corporation ("TEAM") (OTCBB: TEMN) is pleased to announce that a new audio interview with the Company's President, Janis Okerlund, is now available on ChartPoppers.com. ChartPoppers MarketWire

PivotLink Appoints Bruce Armstrong as Chief Executive Officer
PivotLink, the leading provider of business intelligence (BI) solutions delivered via Software as a Service (SaaS), today announced that Bruce Armstrong has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer and has been named to PivotLink's Board of Directors. MarketWire

NanoProfessor Joins ISTEC to Promote Collaboration in Science, Technology and Education
NanoProfessor™, a division of NanoInk, Inc.,® focused on nanotechnology education, is pleased to announce that it has joined the Ibero-American Science & Technology Education Consortium (ISTEC), Inc. to help promote collaboration in the areas of science, technology and education among academia, government, industry and society. MarketWire

41st Parameter Repeats as AlwaysOn OnDemand Top 100 Winner
41st Parameter, the leading provider of person not present fraud detection and prevention solutions, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand Top 100 winners for 2011. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies leadership amongst peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players MarketWire

Visual Magnetics CEO Joe Deetz Named Semifinalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 New England Award
Visual Magnetics®, developer of the Visual Magnetics Graphic System™, today announced that CEO Joe Deetz is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year® 2011 New England Award semifinalist MarketWire

PennySaverUSA.com Launches SaverTime, a Highly-Targeted, Daily Deals Site for Savings on Everyday Purchases and Rewards
PennySaverUSA.com™, a Harte-Hanks (NYSE: HHS) company, announced today, the launch of SaverTime™, a new kind of local daily deals site that is designed to not only give customers significant deals on businesses and services close to home, but also reward them for their daily deals purchases through the 5-3-2 Network™ rewards program MarketWire

Appian Customers Share Success Stories at Gartner BPM Summit
Appian, the global innovator in enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software, today announced its customers CME Group and UPS will share their BPM success stories in a series of events at the Gartner BPM Summit taking place April 27-29 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, Maryland. Appian is a Premier Sponsor of the event. MarketWire

Palomar Technologies Performs Live Demonstrations of 3800 Die Bonder and 8000 Wire Bonder at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2011 and Hosts Free On-Demand HB LED Webcast
Palomar Technologies, the world-leading provider of precision microelectronics and optoelectronic packaging systems, today announced that it will perform live demonstrations of the 3800 Die Bonder and 8000 Wire Bonder systems at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2011 in Nuremberg, Germany, on May 3-5. MarketWire

Ladish Announces First Quarter Results
Ladish Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: LDSH) MarketWire

Oz Levia Joins Jasper Design Automation as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development and Corporate Counsel
Jasper Design Automation, the leading provider of verification solutions based on formal technology, today announced that Oz Levia has joined its executive team as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development and Corporate Counsel. MarketWire

Security Benefit, a Guggenheim Partners Company, Launches Personal Retirement Savings Initiative With EliteDesigns(R)
Security Benefit, a Guggenheim Partners Company, today launched EliteDesigns® as the inaugural product for its new Personal Retirement Savings (PRS) initiative. EliteDesigns combines a tax-deferred variable annuity with 200 well-recognized investment options for Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) and other fee-based advisors and their clients. MarketWire

Digital Media Pioneer Patrick Seaman Assumes Chief Operating Officer Role at Cinsay, Inc.
Technology and new media pioneer Patrick Seaman has been elevated to Chief Operating Officer for Cinsay, Inc., it was announced today by Matthew D. Papish, President and CEO, Cinsay, Inc. Seaman joined Cinsay as Chief Information Officer in February, and his expanded role now includes oversight of all operations at the eCommerce technology company MarketWire

Jeopardy! Facebook Game Now Available From GSN Digital and Sony Pictures Consumer Products Inc.
The clue: This long-running quiz show is now playable on Facebook. What is Jeopardy!? Beginning today, Jeopardy! fans can play their favorite game anytime, anywhere by visiting http://www.facebook.com/playjeopardy. The new game was developed by GSN Digital, the interactive division of GSN (Game Show Network), and Sony Consumer Products Inc. MarketWire

Clenergen Philippines Signs Strategic Partnership With PowerSource to Acclererate the Installation of Small Biomass Power Plants Across the Philippine Islands
Clenergen Philippines Corporation, a subsidiary of Clenergen Corporation (OTCQB: CRGE)(FRANKFURT: 9CE) announced today that it had signed a strategic partnership with PowerSource Philippines, Inc MarketWire

Cleco Corp. Announces Chief Executive Succession
Cleco Corp. (NYSE: CNL) today announced that Michael Madison, 62, will step down as president and CEO to become vice chairman effective July 2011 in transition to his retirement from the company around the end of the year. The company has selected Bruce Williamson, 51, to succeed Madison as president and chief executive officer effective July 5, 2011. MarketWire

Telkonet Announces an Industry Leading Initiative to Reduce Electronic Waste
Telkonet, Inc. (OTCQB: TKOI), developer of the state-of-the-art EcoSmart energy management platform and the leading provider of Internet services for the hospitality industry, announced today that it has established an e-waste Take-Back Recycling program for all of its legacy products to assist its customers with the responsible disposal of used electronics equipment. MarketWire

Totally Green Initiates Direct-to-Business Distribution of Ingeo(TM) Green Bottle Spring Water
Totally Green, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLGN), a pioneer in organic food processing systems and compostable packaging alternatives, has partnered with Admiral Express Office Supply, Inc. to distribute Totally Green's Ingeo™ Green Bottle Spring Water direct to Admiral's customers. The agreement includes an earth-friendly recapture plan for proper disposal of the green bottles. MarketWire

World Energy Solutions to Release Fiscal First Quarter 2011 Earnings Results and Host Conference Call on May 5, 2011
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, will release financial results for its first quarter of 2011 on Thursday, May 5, 2011, before market open, and will host a conference call later the same morning at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss the results. MarketWire

CornerWorld [CWRL.PK] Acquires 4,600th Domain Name
Building on its reputation as a leader in the digital marketing space, CornerWorld Corporation (PINKSHEETS: CWRL) subsidiary Enversa today announced the acquisition of its 4,600th domain name and the signing of its 315th contracted client. MarketWire

Reminder: World Surveillance Group Announces New Stock Ticker Symbol -- WSGI
World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCBB: WSGI), a developer of lighter-than-air unmanned aerial vehicles ("UAVs") and related technologies, announced that FINRA has approved a change in its ticker symbol and, effective today at the opening of the market, the Company will trade under the symbol "WSGI." MarketWire

The National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 Shows Largest U.S. Firms Employ 9,500 Fewer Lawyers Than in 2008
ALM's The National Law Journal today published the 2011 NLJ 250, its annual list of the nation's 250 largest law firms, which documented the second consecutive year of headcount declines among the top law firms in the U.S. MarketWire

INSIGHT Named Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 10 Consecutive Years
INSIGHT, Inc., a top international provider of supply chain planning solutions for the world's foremost companies, announces being named a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2011 by Inbound Logistics magazine. This is the tenth time INSIGHT has been awarded this honor MarketWire

Medcor's Injury Triage Service Recognized for Innovation by Business Insurance Magazine
Medcor, Inc. received the 2011 Innovation Award from Business Insurance magazine, a subsidiary of Crain Communications. The award recognizes Medcor's "leadership, inventiveness and ingenuity" for developing its 24/7 Telephonic Injury Triage service. Medcor's triage service has earned three US Patents already, with more pending MarketWire

Clearspring Announces Audience Delivery of 200MM US Uniques Across Top DSPs and Exchanges
Clearspring Technologies, Inc., provider of the largest online content sharing platform AddThis, announced today that it is now delivering its audiences of influencers and intenders to all major demand-side platforms and the leading ad exchange MarketWire

Digital Publishing Firm Dirxion L.L.C. Launches Senior Discount Site
Dirxion L.L.C. is announcing the launch of its senior citizen discount site www.sciddy.com. The site's mission is to recognize seniors -- the largest, most viable buying group in America -- and the active lifestyles and well-defined tastes they enjoy. With tremendous purchasing power, seniors are at the peak of their discretionary spending behavior. MarketWire

Ram Power Announces Successful Drilling Completion and Testing Results
Ram Power, Corp. (TSX: RPG) ("Ram Power" or the "Company"), a renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, is pleased to announce successful drilling completion and testing results of well SJ12-2 at its San Jacinto-Tizate project site near Leon, Nicaragua and at the Orita No MarketWire

Vice Governor of Zhejiang Province Visits Kandi Technologies' Facilities
Kandi Technologies, Corp. (NASDAQ: KNDI), a leading Chinese exporter of off-road vehicles and developer of pure electric vehicles (EV), today announced that on April 14th, Vice Governor of Zhejiang Province, Guanglie Mao, toured the Company's Jinhua facilities, along with other provincial and Jinhua city government officials. MarketWire

Applied Visual Sciences Launches TBDxV(TM) TB Diagnostic Aid in India
Signature Mapping Medical Sciences, the healthcare subsidiary of Applied Visual Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APVS), has begun TBDxV™ product sales and marketing initiatives through its subsidiary and agents in India MarketWire

ALDO Group Implements Oracle(R) Retail Solution to Optimize In-Season Inventory Management
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

eDiets.com(R) Announces Commencement of Rights Offering to Stockholders
eDiets.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: DIET), announced today, in connection with its previously announced rights offering declared effective on April 8, 2011 by the Securities and Exchange Commission, that on April 21, 2011 it commenced the mailing of a prospectus to holders of its common stock MarketWire

Tongxin Announces New Business Initiatives to Meet Customer Demand & Enhance Plant Productivity
Tongxin International Ltd., (PINKSHEETS: TXIC), a China-based manufacturer of engineered vehicle body structures ("EVBS") and stamped parts for the commercial automotive industry, today announced that it is committing over $5 million USD to expand its current painting capacity at its central operations near Changsha and will introduce stamping capabilities at its plant in Ziyang. MarketWire

Stifel Nicolaus Opens Irvine Spectrum Private Client Group Office
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated is pleased to announce the opening of a new Private Client Group office in Irvine Spectrum. The new office is located at 20 Pacifica, Suite 1400 in Irvine, CA and can be reached by calling (949) 271-5100 or toll-free at (877) 816-1224. MarketWire

AMAX New Private Cloud Appliance Platform Enables Enterprises to Quickly and Securely Capture Power of the Cloud
AMAX, a leading provider of enterprise and cloud computing solutions, today announced the AMAX CloudMax private cloud appliance platform MarketWire

New Cadence Allegro Technology Boosts Productivity and Predictability for Silicon, SoC and System Developers
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today introduced the latest version of its Allegro PCB and IC packaging technology, delivering new capabilities that provide a significant increase in both productivity and predictability across silicon, SoC and system development MarketWire

Bridgelux LED Arrays Selected by LEDTOLITE to Illuminate Dior Booth in Galeries Lafayette
Further strengthening its leadership position in the retail lighting market, Bridgelux Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, today announced that LEDTOLITE of France has selected Bridgelux's LED Array light sources for its innovative double downlight design for the Dior Fragrance booth in the magnificent "Galeries Lafayette" in Paris, France. MarketWire

ITVS and the WORLD Channel Announce the 4th Season of the International Documentary Series "Global Voices"
The Independent Television Service (ITVS) announces the lineup for the fourth season of "Global Voices," the international documentary television series on the WORLD channel. "Global Voices" presents a unique lineup of programming that introduces U.S. audiences to their global neighbors. The series will present the U.S MarketWire

VHA Inc. Supports Industry-Wide Concerns on IRS Schedule H Requirements
VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced that it has joined the American Hospital Association, (AHA), the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and 10 state/metropolitan hospital associations in requesting changes in the revisions the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently made to the Form 990, Schedule H and Instructions MarketWire

VERO Selects TIBCO to Support Fast, Customized Banking Services Anywhere, Anytime
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that VERO™, provider of high-performance automated financial services to banks, credit unions and retail locations, will employ TIBCO's in-memory platform to help deliver real-time processing speeds, and ensure data integrity and consistency of transactions in the most demanding environments. MarketWire

PHH Corporation Selects Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud and Oracle Exadata Database Machine as Part of a Complete Oracle Technology Solution for Its Next-Generation Common Technology Platform
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

TomoTherapy Enters Into Radiation Therapy Equipment Purchasing Agreement With ROi
TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO), maker of advanced radiation therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, today announced that it has signed a radiation therapy equipment purchasing agreement with Resource Optimization & Innovation (ROi), one of the healthcare industry's leading supply chain management companies. MarketWire

NetApp to Demonstrate Flexible and Efficient IT Solutions at Citrix, Microsoft, and SAP User Conferences in May 2011
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) will sponsor the Citrix Synergy, Microsoft TechEd, and SAP SAPPHIRE NOW user conferences in May 2011. NetApp will also participate in the Interop Las Vegas 2011 and BSDCan 2011 conferences, as well as sponsor the Anita Borg Women of Vision awards banquet. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Corporate Video Now Available in Japanese, Chinese, and Korean Translations on Website
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that its corporate video is now available in Japanese, Chinese, and Korean translations on the company's website (http://www.vishay.com). The video highlights Vishay Intertechnology's product portfolio, design and manufacturing resources, dependable delivery of quality components, extensive applications support, and global supply chain. MarketWire

Agria Singapore's Partial Takeover Offer of PGG Wrightson Limited Has Become Unconditional
Agria (Singapore) Pte Ltd (Agria Singapore) advises that all of the conditions to its takeover offer dated 24 January 2011 for 38.3% of the issued ordinary shares in PGG Wrightson Limited not already held by it (Offer) have been satisfied. Accordingly, the Offer is now unconditional MarketWire

Horizon Pharma Announces FDA Approval of DUEXIS(R) (ibuprofen/famotidine) for the Relief of the Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis and to Decrease the Risk of Developing Upper Gastrointestinal Ulcers
Horizon Pharma, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing innovative medicines to target unmet therapeutic needs in arthritis, pain and inflammatory diseases, announced today that the U.S MarketWire

Ixia Announced as Finalist for Best of Interop 2011
Today Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) announced it has been selected as a Best of Interop finalist for the Security award category, recognizing Ixia's technological advancements in this specific category. The Best of Interop winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 10 during Interop Las Vegas, happening May 8-12, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information visit: http://www MarketWire

Weather Underground's Popular Interactive Weather Map, WunderMap(TM), Unveils New Look
Weather Underground, the world's first online weather service, announced today the launch of a new enhanced version of its popular interactive weather map, called WunderMap™. The new design features a full screen map view designed to fit any browser and an accordion-style sidebar for the map controls that can be collapsed for an optimized viewing area. MarketWire

Richard Kagan Named to AccelOps Board of Directors
AccelOps, Inc., the only provider of integrated monitoring solutions built from the ground up for cloud-generation data centers, today announced that Richard Kagan has joined the company's board of directors MarketWire

Semantic Advertising Leader Peer39 Expands Executive and Sales Teams
Peer39, a leader in the semantic advertising industry, today announced three key additions to its New York headquarters. Ronit Dvir-Bacalu will join Peer39 as vice president of finance from online ad verification company DoubleVerify. Ross Sandler joins as senior director of agency sales from MediaMath, and finally, Erik Johnson joins the team as business development manager from PointRoll. MarketWire

Implant Sciences Signs New Distributors in Canada and Brazil
Continuing the rapid build-out of its global sales and distribution channels, Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, today announced the addition of distributors in two of the Americas' largest markets, Canada and Brazil MarketWire

VITAS Innovative Hospice Care(R) Deploys iCentera 8.0 On-Demand Sales Enablement Platform
iCentera, the sales enablement company, today announced that VITAS Innovative Hospice Care®, the nation's leading provider of end-of-life care, has selected iCentera's SaaS sales enablement platform to drive sales productivity, sales efficiency, and marketing effectiveness across its marketing and 400-strong sales organizations MarketWire

Techs Loanstar Announces Plans to Acquire Healthcare Performance Measurement Business Q'uture Inc.
Techs Loanstar, Inc. (OTCQB: TCLN) (PINKSHEETS: TCLN) today announced plans to acquire Q'uture Inc. ("Q'uture"). Q'uture, a Nevada Corporation, based in Florida, is in the business of developing standards in measurement of clinical performance MarketWire

Green EnviroTech Holdings Corp. CEO Comments on Positive Outlook on Company's Progression
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, today released a statement from CEO and Chairman Gary M MarketWire

City Lighting Products' Lighting Redesign Helps Washington University Meet Bold Energy Goals
Reverting your carbon footprint back to 1990 levels is no small task. But last year, Washington University in St. Louis pledged to do just that, despite the fact that the square footage of buildings on its main campus has nearly doubled in size in the past 20 years. MarketWire

The Radicati Group Releases "IBM Lotus Notes/Domino Market Analysis, 2011-2015"
The Radicati Group, Inc.'s latest study, "IBM Lotus Notes/Domino Market Analysis, 2011-2015," provides an in-depth analysis of the penetration for IBM Lotus Domino, IBM Lotus Notes, and IBM LotusLive, including market share, installed base by version, as well as breakouts by vertical industry, business size, and region. MarketWire

GeoMet Schedules First Quarter 2011 Results of Operations Conference Call
GeoMet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMET) announced today that it will host its quarterly conference call on Monday, May 9, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Central Time. To participate in the call, dial 888-204-4517 and use conference ID 9917001. The call will also be broadcast from the Company's website at www.geometinc.com MarketWire

ABB Breaks Ground on First U.S. High-Voltage Transmission Cable Factory, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- ABB Limited (NYSE:ABB) (Zurich, Switzerland) broke ground on its first high-voltage transmission cable manufacturing facility in the U.S. earlier this month MarketWire

Experts: Coal Exports Will Offset Projected Declines in U.S. Electric Mix, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Coal companies face declining demand for their product from U.S. Power companies, but rising demand for coal in China and India will offset declining demand for coal among U.S. electric generators, speakers told a webcast on the "Future of Coal Generation" on April 21. MarketWire

Total Torch Technology, by ABICOR Binzel, a Feature of "Industry Today" on Industrialinfo.com
Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will host special guest ABICOR Binzel (Giessen, Germany) as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast. ABICOR Binzel specializes in MIG, TIG, plasma and robotic welding torches, including liquid-cooled and air-cooled models, to accommodate every task MarketWire

Shiloh Industries Completes Amended and Restated Credit Agreement
Shiloh Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHLO) today announced the completion of an amended and restated Credit and Security Agreement with a syndicate of lenders led by The Privatebank and Trust Company, as co-lead arranger, sole book runner and administrative agent, PNC Capital Markets, LLC, as co-lead arranger, and PNC Bank, National Association, as syndication agent MarketWire

Cellceutix Cancer Drug Trumps Competitors
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TransGlobal Assets Signs Letter of Intent With Sofstroy Construction of Bulgaria to Complete White Lagoon Resort Development
TransGlobal Assets, Inc. (OTCQB: TMSH) (OTCBB: TMSH) is pleased to announce the Company has signed a Letter of Intent with Sofstroy Construction of Sofia, Bulgaria to serve as General Contractor to complete the build out of the new beachfront development named The White Lagoon Resort MarketWire

CalAmp Awarded $1.7 Million Contract to Upgrade Mobile Data Communications Network for Halton Regional Police Service, Ontario, Canada
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced today it has been selected by the Halton Regional Police Service, Ontario, Canada to upgrade the Region's mobile data network used by public safety personnel. The contract is valued at approximately US$1.7 million and is scheduled to be completed in CalAmp's fiscal 2012. MarketWire

Savvy Home Improvements From James Hardie
(Family Features) If you're looking to sell your home or just want to upgrade your current space, you need to know which home improvement projects will pay off in the long run and which ones will end up costing you. MarketWire

Gearing Up for Summer Fun
(Family Features) Summer is the perfect time of year for outdoor entertaining. But before you start planning the menus and guest lists, make sure your house and yard are ready to take on the fun. MarketWire

Fiesta in a Flash!
(Family Features) Gather friends and family around the table to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with these specially selected recipes. They're fast and easy to prepare, so you can relax and share a festive meal with those you love. MarketWire

Lattice MachXO2 Pico Development Kit Simplifies Consumer Applications
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced the immediate availability of its new $29 MachXO2™ Pico Development Kit for prototyping low power, space constrained consumer designs MarketWire

AMD Embedded G-Series Platform Gets Real-Time Operating System Support From Express Logic
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced embedded software provider Express Logic has brought its industry-leading ThreadX real-time operating system (RTOS) to the AMD Embedded G-Series platform. The AMD Embedded G-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) offers an advanced, low-power, multi-core x86 CPU and a discrete-class DirectX® 11-capable GPU on a single, small-footprint die MarketWire

Media Advisory: Aurora Delivers First Main Rotor Pylon for CH-53K Helicopter
On April 26, 2011 Aurora Flight Sciences will celebrate the delivery of the first CH-53K Helicopter Main Rotor Pylon (MRP) structural assembly to Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. MarketWire

ETS Launches New TOEFL(R) Customer Support Center in Turkey to Accommodate Growing Number of Test Takers
In response to increasing interest from Turkish students regarding the TOEFL® test, Educational Testing Service (ETS) has announced a new, toll-free customer support center to serve test takers in that country. MarketWire

Transocean Ltd. Provides Supplement to Proxy Statement
Transocean Ltd. /Transocean Ltd. Provides Supplement to Proxy Statement. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Advent to Present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
SAN FRANCISCO - April 25, 2011 - Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services to the global investment management industry, announced today that James Cox, Chief Financial Officer, will speak at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Tuesday, May 17th, at 4:30 PM EST in Boston GlobeNewswire

Have You Seen Our Gold? - Jay Taylor Interviews Chris Powell, Co-Founder of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee
Vancouver, British Columbia, April 25, 2011 - Jay Taylor, publisher of the J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks newsletter, interviews Chris Powell, Co-Founder of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee on his weekly VoiceAmerica radio show, "Turning Hard Times into Good Times". GlobeNewswire

Applied Materials Recognized with 2010 Supplier Excellence Award from Texas Instruments
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 25, 2011 - Applied Materials, Inc. announced today that it has received the prestigious 2010 Supplier Excellence Award from its customer, Texas Instruments (TI), for the outstanding contributions of Applied's service group GlobeNewswire

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