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China's GDP expected to grow 9.6 percent in 2011: IMF
China's economy is expected to grow 9.6 percent in 2011, The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said in a new report. ANI

August Energy Corp. Announces FINRA Approval of Restructuring
AUGUST ENERGY CORP. (PINK SHEETS: AENC) (the "Company") announces FINRA approval of the proposed name change, reverse-split and new symbol. MarketWire

Brasada Ranch Offers Three New Packages
Brasada Ranch (www.brasada.com), a luxury resort located in Oregon's high-desert 16 miles northeast of Bend, Ore., makes its public debut under new ownership by unveiling three overnight packages, available through June. To check availability and make reservations, call 888-701-2987 or visit www.brasada.com. MarketWire

Public Media Works Presents Details of Its Business Model and Pro-Forma Financials
Public Media Works, Inc. (OTCBB: PUBM), operating under the consumer brand Spot MarketWire

Mexico.com Spices Up the Cinco de Mayo Holiday With Unbeatable Special for Luxurious Vacation Retreats
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Mexico.com has announced an unbeatable special to help celebrate Mexican heritage by escaping to the glory land itself. The popular holiday is the perfect reminder to indulge in a relaxing vacation of luxury throughout the beautiful sites, and Mexico.com is offering $55 off Mexico travel packages to offer the ultimate enticement. MarketWire

TICC Schedules First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call for May 5, 2011
TICC Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: TICC) announced today that it will report first quarter earnings on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 10:00 AM ET. The toll free dial-in number will be 1-877-317-6789. There will be a recording available for 30 days. If you are interested in hearing the recording, please dial 1-877-344-7529. The replay pass-code number is 450716. MarketWire

NASBA Board Chairman and Chief Operating Officer Host Ribbon-Cutting and Reception for New International Call Center
The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), which serves as a forum for the nation's state boards of accountancy and administers the U.S. Uniform CPA Examination, will celebrate the opening of its new international call center in Guam with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, May 6, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. (CST). The center, located at 134 W. Soledad Ave., Ste MarketWire

Geovic Initiates Cornudas Mountains Advanced Metals Exploration Program, New Mexico
Geovic Mining Corp. ("Geovic" or "the Company") (TSX: GMC)(OTCBB: GVCM) is pleased to announce that it has completed the staking of five square miles (13 sq. km) of mining claims at its Cornudas Mountains exploration prospect in southern New Mexico MarketWire

E FUN Shipping the First Android Tablet With Integrated Digital Pen
E FUN, a consumer electronics designer and marketer of fun, easy-to-use lifestyle products, is now shipping its Next5 Android tablet computer with the company's patented APEN digital pen integrated into the tablet MarketWire

BMO Financial Group Completes Acquisition of Lloyd George Management
Bank of Montreal (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Hong Kong-based Lloyd George Management (LGM). The acquisition was announced on January 11, 2011. MarketWire

Sonor Investments Limited Reports Financial Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2010 and Declares Semi-Annual Dividend
Sonor Investments Limited (TSX VENTURE: SNI.PR.A) today reported its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2010. MarketWire

Patient Group AMD Alliance International Responds to CATT Trials Research
Results of the Comparison of AMD Treatments Trials (CATT) study were published online today in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The CATT study was designed to compare two drugs currently used to treat wet-AMD: Lucentis (ranibizumab) and Avastin (bevacizumab) -- a drug that is used off label for ocular use in a number of countries around the world. MarketWire

Hertz Unveils Adrenaline and Green Traveler Collections
The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use airport car rental brand, today announced the restaging of its U.S. collections to better align with consumer demand and travel trends. MarketWire

Musicians Unite in an Intimate "Kids for Kids" Concert to Benefit Japan via HEARTbeats Foundation
Moved by a strong desire to create an effective initiative for aid in Japan, Neil Comess-Daniels (www.neilsongs.com) rounds up his friends to help in the way they know best... music. MarketWire

FSB Community Bankshares, Inc. Announces Quarterly Results
FSB Community Bankshares, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: FSBC), the mid-tier stock holding company of Fairport Savings Bank (the "Bank"), reported a net loss of $46,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 compared to net income of $33,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. Net loss per basic and diluted share was $(0 MarketWire

Stillwater Mining Company Announces 2011 First Quarter Results and Annual Meeting of Stockholders Webcast and Conference Call
STILLWATER MINING COMPANY (NYSE: SWC) will release its first quarter 2011 financial results before the United States financial markets open on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. The Company will host its Annual Meeting of Stockholders, including a discussion of first quarter results, the same day at approximately 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. MarketWire

Laser Therapy Equipment Improves Sports Injury Recovery Time
Getting back on the field quicker and healthier is what sports injury rehabilitation is all about. Leading major sports athletic trainers credit new benefits made possible with laser therapy equipment by Multi Radiance Medical with getting players back in action sooner. MarketWire

Con Edison Names Yankees Kids for 2011
The New York Yankees will honor seven students as Con Edison Yankees Kids on the field at Yankee stadium on Friday, April 29 at 5 p.m. MarketWire

Merchant Risk Council Selects Greg Goeckner as New Executive Director
After a six-month, nationwide search, Seattle-area resident Greg Goeckner has been selected as the next Executive Director of the Merchant Risk Council (MRC), a global, merchant-led trade association focused on electronic commerce payments and risk. MarketWire

Wireless Age Communications Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
Wireless Age Communications, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: WLSA) ("Wireless Age" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark A. Donovan as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. MarketWire

Game On! Redbox Announces It Will Offer Video Game Rentals Nationwide This June
Redbox, America's movie rental destination, today announced it will offer video game rentals at more than 21,000 redbox locations nationwide beginning June 17, 2011. Top video games will join new release movies for only $2 a day complementing $1 DVD and $1.50 Blu-ray™ daily rental prices. The announcement follows a test of video game rentals in select U.S. markets that began in August 2009. MarketWire

The Empire District Electric Company Reports Election of Directors and Officers
(NYSE: EDE) At today's annual meeting of The Empire District Electric Company, shareholders reelected Kenneth R. Allen and William L. Gipson to the board of directors and elected two new board members, Thomas Ohlmacher and Bradley P. Beecher. All were elected to serve three-year terms. Retiring from the board was Bill D. Helton. MarketWire

Public Safety Campaign for Zazzle Bay to Breakers Centennial www.baytobreakers100.com
This year's Zazzle Bay to Breakers Race will be historic: marking a century of one of the world's best-loved sporting and celebratory events. More than ever, City officials and Race organizers are serious about keeping the Race free from alcohol abuse and nuisance behavior. MarketWire

PHP Fog Announces General Availability of Its Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) at Under The Radar
Today at Under The Radar, PHP Fog announced that its Cloud PaaS for PHP developers will be generally available within the next 30 days. MarketWire

Highline Technical Innovations Announces Final Approval on the HOSS UTV
Highline Technical Innovations, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HLNT) announced today that final approval has been given on the HOSS UTV. A representative for HTI has been at the Dong Feng Motors development facility in China for the past three weeks testing the performance of the first generation of the HOSS UTV MarketWire

Grouplove Announce U.S. Headlining Dates for June; Los Angeles-Based Band Kick Off NME Radar Tour Next Week; Summer Festival Schedule Already Includes Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, and Glastonbury
Los Angeles-based band Grouplove have announced a run of U.S. headlining dates following their main support slot on the NME Radar Tour in the UK, which begins next week. The U.S. tour will kick off with a hometown show on June 3rd at Satellite in Los Angeles, CA, and wrap up on June 18th at the Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY (see tour itinerary below) MarketWire

Starwood Capital Group and Bainbridge Companies Acquire Seven Apartment Communities in Maryland and Virginia
Starwood Capital Group Global, a leading private investment firm, Bainbridge Companies, LLC, a fully integrated family of real estate companies, announced today that a joint venture between affiliates of both companies and a major institutional investor have acquired seven apartment communities in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed MarketWire

Web Analytics Association Announces 2011 - 2012 Board of Directors
The WAA (Web Analytics Association), the global advocate for the online marketing analytics profession, today announced its 2011 - 2012 Board of Directors after a nearly record-breaking number of votes from its membership. MarketWire

HogWildPoker, the Premier Non-Gambling Site, Fills Tables by Providing Free Play and U.S. Legal Cash Prizes up to $500
With the online poker world in turmoil, HogWildPoker is seeing a significant increase in new players filling its online leagues and freeroll tournaments for U.S. legal cash prizes up to $500. HogWildPoker, a free, non-gambling poker community, allows the casual player to compete with friends or independently in tournament settings. MarketWire

Walter Energy Issues Statement on Alabama Storm Impacts
Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT), the world's leading, publicly traded "pure play" producer of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry, issued the following statement today from President - U.S. Operations Walt Scheller regarding weather-related impacts to its operations following the April 27 storms in central and west central Alabama. MarketWire

Fresh Start Private in Negotiations With Leading Medical Factoring Companies
Fresh Start Private (OTCBB: CEYY), a leader in the alcohol treatment and rehabilitation industry, announced that it is in negotiations with leading medical factoring companies to convert insurance claims into revenues faster. MarketWire

OtterBox Joins Built for BlackBerry Program
BlackBerry World 2011 -- Dedication to detail and commitment to quality are fundamental building blocks for handheld technology case maker OtterBox®. OtterBox is proud to announce that it is a member of the recently launched Built for BlackBerry® program from Research In Motion (RIM). MarketWire

The Medicines Company Appoints John C. Kelly to Board of Directors
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) today announced the appointment of John C. Kelly to the Company's Board of Directors and Audit Committee of the Board. Mr. Kelly has more than 40 years of experience in accounting and finance, as well as a background in healthcare. He recently retired after serving as Vice President and Controller of Wyeth. Mr. Kelly also serves on the Boards of C.R MarketWire

Dynamic Materials Reports First Quarter Financial Results
Dynamic Materials Corporation (DMC) (NASDAQ: BOOM), a diversified provider of industrial products and services, and theworld's leading manufacturer of explosion-welded clad metal plates, todayreported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Stamps.com Announces First Quarter 2011 Results
Stamps.com® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of postage online and shipping software solutions, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Aristocrat Technologies Increases Oasis 360(TM) Dominance With New Installation at Deadwood Mountain Grand
Aristocrat Technologies has been riding an incredible wave of success in 2011, both in game sales and in system sales. Now the company is thrilled to announce it is expanding its systems dominance with a new installation of its Oasis 360™ system at the soon-to-open Deadwood Mountain Grand in Deadwood, South Dakota MarketWire

Merchants Bancshares, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2011 Results
Merchants Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBVT), the parent company of Merchants Bank, today announced net income of$3.10 million, or diluted earnings per share of $0.50 for the quarter endedMarch 31, 2011. This compares with net income of $3.83 million or dilutedearnings per share of $0.62 for the quarter ended March 31, 2010, and netincome of $2.54 million, or diluted earnings per share of $0 MarketWire

BlackBerry Partners Fund Launches US$3 Million BlackBerry Developer Challenge
BlackBerry Partners Fund™ has launched today the fourth annual BlackBerry Partners Fund Developer Challenge. This year, developers of BlackBerry® smartphone and BlackBerry PlayBook™ tablet applications can enter their applications in a series of competitions to win US$3 million in prizes MarketWire

Recapture the Excitement of the Forgotten Game of Pinball With the U.S. Television Premiere of "Special When Lit" on Documentary Channel(TM)
Rediscover the joy of an old American pastime with the U.S. television premiere of film festival favorite "Special When Lit," airing May 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Documentary Channel (DOC). The film chronicles fans, collectors, designers, and championship players as they share their passion for their favorite game of all time, pinball. MarketWire

Stratos Product Development Is Working With Dero Bike Rack Co. to Develop the Second Generation of the ZAP Bicycle Commuter Counter
Stratos Product Development, LLC today announced it is working on the second generation ZAP bicycle commuter counter for Dero Bike Rack Co. MarketWire

In Weak Recovery, Consumers Bearing More of Healthcare Costs
Healthcare costs paid out-of-pocket by consumers have increased steadily in recent years, but according to Kalorama Information, the recession and weak recovery are additional drivers for the trend MarketWire

PAML Selects 4medica to Automate Lab Order and Data Exchange Among Laboratories, Hospitals and Physicians
4medica, provider of the industry's leading cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) clinical integration platform, announced today that PAML has selected its web-based solution to enable laboratories and physician practices to automate clinical-pathology laboratory ordering processes and exchange results and patient demographic data seamlessly. Spokane, Wash MarketWire

York Telecom Awarded 5 Year GSA Contract Extension
York Telecom Corporation, a leading global provider of visual communications services and solutions, announced today they have been awarded a 5 year extension of their IT GSA contract (GS-03F-0493K), which at the end of this current extension will represent 15 consecutive years of York Telecom Corporation doing business with the Federal Government. MarketWire

Professor Edmund Gordon to Lead Commission on the Future of Assessment in K-12 Education
Concerns over current and future emerging changes in the U.S. education enterprise have led one of the nation's premier educational psychologists, Professor Edmund W. Gordon, to lead a two-year study group -- the Gordon Commission on the Future of Assessment in K-12 Education. MarketWire

Theravance Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX)reported today its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011.Revenue for the first quarter of 2011 was $6.3 million. Net loss for thefirst quarter of 2011 was $22.7 million or $0.28 per share. Cash, cashequivalents and marketable securities totaled $293.8 million as of March31, 2011. MarketWire

O'Brien's Response Management Assisting Fayetteville Recover From Tornado
In the aftermath of a series of deadly tornados that swept through Fayetteville, NC on April 16, O'Brien's Response Management (O'Brien's) staff are currently managing and monitoring debris cleanup in the region. MarketWire

Prestigious Adoption Agency Welcomes New Executive Director
"I am pleased to announce on behalf of our entire board that Emily Forhman has been appointed the new executive director of Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children MarketWire

Boise Inc. Encourages Customers to Embrace Sustainable Choices
Boise Inc. (NYSE: BZ) announced today that the company is expanding its comprehensive sustainability initiative, CHOICES, with the goal of providing professional guidance to help customers or consumers make informed, effective choices about the use of paper. MarketWire

(NWMT) NewMarket Technology Releases CFO Webcast Highlighting 2010 Financial Performance With $118 Million in Revenue and $2.6 Million in Net Income
NewMarket Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NWMT) (OTCQB: NWMT) today released a Webcast from CFO Philip J. Rauch reviewing the Company's financial performance as recently reported in the Company's annual report on Form 10-K. NewMarket reported $118 million in revenue and $2.6 million in net income for 2010, up from $98 million in revenue and $1.6 million in net income reported in 2009 MarketWire

TechLaw Solutions Welcomes Joe Grespin as Regional Director
TechLaw Solutions is pleased to announce that e-Discovery veteran Joe Grespin has joined the company as Midwest Regional Director. MarketWire

Five New Physician Practice Groups to Offer MedeFile's Internet-Enabled Personal Health Record Solution to Nearly 55,000 Patients, Collectively
MedeFile International, Inc. (OTCQB: MDFI) (PINKSHEETS: MDFI), a leader in Internet-enabled Personal Health Record (iPHR) management solutions, today announced that it has recently enrolled several new physician practice groups into its Quality of Care Program MarketWire

Industry Survey: How Do Excel and Business Intelligence Integrate in Your Organization?
Simba Technologies Inc., industry's choice for standards-based relational and multi-dimensional data connectivity, announced today that it has launched an industry survey today to gather information about the use of Microsoft Excel in Business Intelligence (BI). MarketWire

NKK Switches Announces Miniature Illuminated Snap-In Rocker Switches
NKK Switches, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today announced the availability of the CWS Series of full-face illuminated miniature rocker switches. CWS Series devices are ideal for compact or crowded designs requiring illuminated switches at a low cost. MarketWire

Rockford Fosgate Journeys on the Ultimate Adventure Ride With "Rip to the Tip"
Rockford Fosgate, the industry leader in high-performance car audio systems, is participating in the 2011 "Rip to the Tip," an eight-day journey through the Baja Peninsula where experienced motocross riders will fight all types of terrain thrown at them during a 1,488-mile trek MarketWire

iclicker Announces Clickers 2011 Conference
iclicker today announced that it is sponsoring Clickers 2011: Transforming Teaching and Learning -- the first annual conference exploring how clickers and other technologies can enable institutions and faculty to respond to the transformation of today's learning environment MarketWire

Superclick Networks to Open Middle East Office, Initiative Managed by Regional Industry Leader
Superclick, Inc. (OTCBB: SPCK), a technology leader in IP infrastructure solutions to the hospitality industry, has announced plans to open a regional office in Dubai, UAE as part of its growth strategy to scale its presence worldwide MarketWire

KIT digital to Present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecom Conference on May 12
KIT digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: KITD), a premium software solutions and services provider for multi-screen video management and delivery, has been invited to present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecom Conference. The conference will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City on May 10-13, 2011. MarketWire

Save the Date: Collaborate 2011 Details Announced
Jobs2web, the leading provider of interactive recruiting solutions, today announced details of its second annual user conference, Collaborate 2011. The conference will take place from June 20-22, 2011 at the Airport/Mall of the Americas Hilton in Bloomington, Minn. MarketWire

Support.com Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Support.com® (NASDAQ: SPRT), a leadingprovider of cloud-based technology services and software for consumers andsmall business, today reported unaudited financial results for its firstquarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

SARES-REGIS Group Sells Recently Leased Distribution Building in Anaheim, Calif., to Pfizer Inc. for $42 Million
SARES-REGIS Group sold a 281,548-square-foot Class A distribution building in Anaheim, Calif., that the company owned in a joint venture with an institutional partner to Pfizer Inc. for $42 million. The facility was leased recently to the Straub Distribution Company for 15 years. MarketWire

Are YOU an HR Cover Story?
HRO Today magazine, published by SharedXpertise, today announced it will select five HR executives from the attendees of the HRO Today Forum in Las Vegas to be featured on the cover of the June issue of HRO Today Magazine MarketWire

Final dividend Royal DSM N.V.
The DSM Annual General Meeting ofShareholders on 28 April 2011 passed aresolution to declare a dividend for 2010 of EUR 1.35 per ordinary share ofEUR1.50 par value. An interim dividend of EUR 0.40 per ordinary share havingbeenpaid on 27 August 2010, the final dividend for 2010 will amount to EUR 0.95perordinary share. MarketWire

4Life Growth at All-Time High
President Steve Tew has announced that sales are at an all time record high, with worldwide sales up more than 20%. MarketWire

Verisign Reports 12% Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth in First Quarter 2011
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trustedprovider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, todayreported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Reports 2011 First Quarter Results
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS)(NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobilecommunication technology, reported results for the first quarter endedMarch 31, 2011. MarketWire

Parsons Appoints Russell as Vice President and Director of Contracts and Procurement, Operations Shared Services
Parsons is pleased to announce that Avis Russell has joined the firm as Vice President and Director of Contracts and Procurement, Operations Shared Services (OSS). In this role, she will be responsible for supporting all Parsons global business units served by OSS as well as for managing contract formation and procurement activities and contract administration work. MarketWire

Quicksilver Resources Announces First-Quarter 2011 Earnings Call
Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE: KWK) today announced the company expects to release first-quarter 2011 earnings on Monday, May 9, 2011, before the market opens. The company will host a conference call the same day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time to discuss first-quarter 2011 financial and operating results, and expectations for the future. MarketWire

DryShips Announces Closing 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 the closing of the sale 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

PharmStar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Publishes Quarterly Financial Report
PharmStar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (PINKSHEETS: PHAR) (the "Company"), a U.S. drug developer, manufacturer and marketer of the FDA-approved, Over-the-Counter (OTC) liquid pain reliever Aquaprin™, today announced that it has published its financial report for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 on the OTC Markets website. The report may be found here: http://www.otcmarkets MarketWire

CalAmp Reports Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading providerof wireless products, services and solutions, today reported results forits fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended February 28, 2011. Keyelements include: MarketWire

William Lyon Homes' Sage Court and Gardenia Neighborhoods Opening Soon in Rosedale -- Brand New Homes to Get You Moving
Sage Court and Gardenia's brand new homes of superb value are getting ready to welcome you home to Rosedale within the majestic foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. These innovative neighborhoods by William Lyon Homes will debut floorplans so diverse and prices so attainable, local first-time buyers can get moving to Rosedale, San Gabriel Valley's one and only new master-planned community MarketWire

Plumas Bancorp Posts 5th Consecutive Quarterly Profit
Plumas Bancorp (NASDAQ: PLBC), a bank holdingcompany and the parent company of Plumas Bank, today announced firstquarter 2011 earnings of $223 thousand, an increase of $89 thousand from$134 thousand during the first quarter of 2010. MarketWire

Southern Community Financial Corporation Announces Improved First Quarter 2011 Results
Southern Community Financial Corporation(NASDAQ: SCMF) (NASDAQ: SCMFO), the holding company for Southern CommunityBank and Trust, today reported first quarter 2011 results. MarketWire

AppAssure Grows 162% in First Quarter 2011, Achieving 16th Consecutive Quarter of Revenue Growth
AppAssure Software, a leading developer of award-winning backup and disaster recovery software products for mission-critical Windows applications servers, today announced that Q1 of 2011 continued the company's strong momentum with record revenue, staff expansion, and deeper reach in the Managed Service Provider market and internationally throughout Europe MarketWire

Rockford Corporation Reports Increased Revenues and Profits for First Quarter 2011
Rockford Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ROFO) todayannounced financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Houston Website and Graphic Design Firm, Gateway Design, Produces Catalog for Leading French Drilling Company
Houston website and graphic design firm, Gateway Design provides turnkey graphic design services with branded solutions. The company recently produced a comprehensive catalog for an international drilling client. MarketWire

New NanoMarkets Report Forecasts the Market for Energy Storage in the Solar Power Industry
Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has just issued a new report that says the solar power industry will use $953 million (USD) in energy storage systems in 2016, rising to $1.5 billion in 2018. The report, "Energy Storage Markets in the Solar Energy Industry," is the latest in NanoMarkets' ongoing coverage of energy storage and renewable energy markets MarketWire

New Website, Center for Bankruptcy Planning, Shows What to Expect in Three Key Stages of Financial Hardship
People who find themselves in various stages of financial hardship can now get help at the newly launched Center for Bankruptcy Planning website, founded by financial planner Kenneth Nierman, along with a highly qualified board of advisers. MarketWire

Princeton Security Technologies (OTCBB: PSGY) Secures Contract for Custom Radiological Sensors for Radiation Tests in the Ocean Outside Japanese Nuclear Crises Area
Princeton Security Technologies, Inc MarketWire

Private Jet Charter Activity Increase for 1st Quarter 2011 Seen by New Flight Charters
U.S. private jet charter industry leader New Flight Charters reports flight activity for the first quarter of 2011 increased 37.0% over 2010. The company arranged 248 flights during the quarter, over 181 flights for the same period in 2010. MarketWire

Glen Park News Debuts Zephyr Agent Bill Berry as New Real Estate Columnist
Glen Park News, a quarterly publication distributed in the Glen Park neighborhood, has added a new real estate column to its regular format. Bill Berry, a real estate agent with Zephyr Real Estate in San Francisco will write the column, sharing his expertise and insights on the real estate market in San Francisco. MarketWire

Currensee Named One of Boston's Hottest Technology Companies for Second Year in a Row
Currensee, (www.currensee.com), the alternative investment service that gives investors unique access to the world currency markets, today announced that it has been named a recipient of the Lead411 "Hottest Companies in Boston" for the second year in a row MarketWire

TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. Announces Signing of Share Purchase Agreement to Acquire Thrace Basin Natural Gas, Compliance With NYSE Listing Standards and Addresses Going Concern Qualification
TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (TSX: TNP) (NYSE Amex: TAT) announced today that on April 23, 2011, TransAtlantic Worldwide, Ltd. ("TransAtlantic Worldwide"), a wholly owned subsidiary of TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (the "Company"), and Mustafa Mehmet Corporation ("MMC") entered into a definitive share purchase agreement (the "Purchase Agreement") MarketWire

World's Largest Media Companies to Use KIT digital to Broadcast the Royal Wedding to TV, Mobile and Online Viewers Around the Globe
KIT digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: KITD), a premium technology solutions provider for multi-screen video management and delivery, is helping the largest media companies in the world to capture and deliver packaged Royal Wedding video content simultaneously across multiple types of IP-enabled devices, including TVs, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. MarketWire

Industrial Building on Strother Air Field to Sell in Sealed Bid Auction May 24
An industrial building and hangar adjacent to Strother Air Field in Strother Field Industrial Park is being sold in a sealed-bid auction that will culminate Tuesday, May 24. Hagen Realty Group is marketing the property and conducting the auction in conjunction with Theurer Auction & Realty. MarketWire

Statement From the American Academy of Ophthalmology Regarding the Results of the Comparison of AMD Treatment Trials
Results of the Comparison of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) Treatment Trials (CATT), a study comparing bevacizumab (Avastin™) and ranibizumab (Lucentis™) in the treatment of neovascular or "wet" AMD, were released today by the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health and will be published in the New England Journal of Medicine MarketWire

United States Receives Sovereign Debt Rating of C
Weiss Ratings, an independent rating agency of U.S. financial institutions, has added coverage of sovereign debts, giving the United States a rating of C (Fair), and ranking it 33rd among 47 nations. MarketWire

Commercial Building Just North of Highway 7 to Be Auctioned May 25
A commercial building that has been used as both a retail store and a restaurant will sell in a lender-ordered auction on Wednesday, May 25, with Hagen Realty Group marketing the property and managing the sale. MarketWire

Royal Coal Issues Options
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Innovation Group Strengthens North America Software Team
The Innovation Group plc ("Innovation Group" or "The Group"), a global provider of business process outsourcing and software solutions to the insurance, fleet, automotive and property industries, announces the appointments of Chester "Chet" Gladkowski and Ray Dowling to the Group's North American software sales team. MarketWire

yaM Improves Web-Based Application to Make Meetings More Efficient
yaM, developer of cloud-based tools designed to make meetings more efficient and productive, today announced that it has made several upgrades -- based on user feedback -- to its beta product. MarketWire

Nano Mask Licenses X-STATIC(R) Silver Based Antimicrobial Material for New Products
Nano Mask Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NANM), a materials technology development company focused on health and wellness related markets, today announced that it has entered into an licensing agreement with Noble Biomaterials, Inc., from whom Nano Mask will license Noble's X-STATIC® technology to use in their lab coats and operating room jackets MarketWire

House Plans and More Expands Their Green Resources
Green homebuilding and energy efficiency isundeniably the hottest trend in the housing industry. As seen by the recentcelebration of Earth Day, the growing concern for protecting theenvironment and energy efficiency has filtered into just about everyproduct imaginable on the market. Society's focus on the green movement hasfueled the latest additions to HDA's home plans web sitewww MarketWire

iAutomate: Erlon Surety Now Integrates With Vertafore's AMS360 Agency Management System
Insurance Automation Group announces version 4.6 of its iAutomate: Erlon Surety software, a surety workflow automation solution that reduces the costs and the potential for error in developing and managing surety bonds. The new version now integrates with Vertafore's AMS360 agency management system MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Introduces New Online Selector Tool for Aluminum Capacitors
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced the availability of a new online selector tool for aluminum capacitors on the company's website (www.vishay.com). The time-saving tool aids designers in choosing the appropriate device for their application. MarketWire

RFaxis, Inc. Named as Finalist in Innovative Product of 2010 in the Semiconductor Category for TechAmerica High-Tech Innovation Awards
RFaxis, a fabless semiconductor company focused on innovative, next-generation RF solutions for the wireless connectivity and mobility markets, has been named a finalist in the Innovative Product of 2010 in the Semiconductor Industry category for the TechAmerica Orange County High-Tech Innovation Awards MarketWire

Aruze Gaming America to Showcase Its Award-Winning Products at Southern Gaming Summit
Aruze Gaming America (AGA), a rising competitor in gaming entertainment, announced today that it will feature its award-winning Paradise Fishing™ with Reel Feel™ Gaming Technology at the 2011 Southern Gaming Summit in Biloxi May 4 and 5. This innovative game with its unique interface will be one of 30 products on display by Aruze Gaming at this event. MarketWire

ROCKY DB6 -- Smallest, Fully Rugged, Handheld With Windows 7/Linux
American Reliance, Inc. (AMREL) announced the launch of the ROCKY DB6 -- the smallest, lightest, fully rugged handheld that can support standard Windows 7 and Linux Operating Systems (OS). Certified by independent parties to meet military standards for ruggedness, this compact handheld weighs less than two pounds. MarketWire

California Healthcare Institute Partners With StudioPMG to Enhance Its Fundraising and Outreach Efforts
CHI-California Healthcare Institute and StudioPMG today announced they have partnered to enhance CHI's sales and marketing efforts in order to increase the organization's membership. CHI has selected StudioPMG because of the its strong track record in developing high-impact interactive solutions MarketWire

RAID Incorporated Announces Its Series of Mobile Data Infrastructure Units
RAID Incorporated announces its series of customizable mobile data units for military, surveillance and forensic communities. RAID has been a longtime provider of customizable IT infrastructure for the past 16 years, now adds the same degree of full customization in various foot prints of case designs. MarketWire

Create Impressions With Embroidered Shirts From EmbroidMe
No one ever gets a second chance to make a great first impression, and one of the keys to making a good first impression is to dress professionally. Another way is to use embroidered shirts from EmbroidMe with a company's logo to create "advertising impressions." This type of impression is generated when a customer or potential customer comes into contact with the brand message MarketWire

Reminder: UnionTown Energy Inc. (UTOG) Over Subscribes US$2,500,000 Private Placement, Increases Offering to US$3,000,000 at US$2.50 per Share
UnionTown Energy Inc. (OTCBB: UTOG) announced yesterday that it had over subscribed the US$2,500,000 private placement announced on March 23, 2011. MarketWire

Availability of Total ECM Solutions and Proliferation of Digital Content, Widens Scope for the World Enterprise Content Management Solutions Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan
In recent years, the enterprise content management (ECM) market has expanded as digitization of content has grown in popularity across many business verticals. Greater product functionality, usability and applicability are ensuring a clearer market definition, growth opportunities and increased revenues. Previously, no single vendor offered a complete single source and single platform solution MarketWire

Tennessee Life, Accident and Health Insurance PreLicense Exam Prep Courses Now Available From PreLicense.com(TM)
PreLicense.com, a service of WebCE®, recently released three new online courses designed to help applicants pass the Tennessee Life, Tennessee Accident and Health and the Tennessee Life, Accident and Health insurance licensing exams MarketWire

Sage VP Hal Bloom to Share Customer Intelligence Expertise at 9th Annual Symposium for Customer Operations & Relationship Exposition Event
Sage North America today announced that Hal Bloom, vice president (VP) of market research, will participate in an education session on using customer intelligence information as part of customer experience management (CEM) at this week's 9th Annual SCORE (Symposium for Customer Operations & Relationships Exposition) event, being held through April 29 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston, Mass MarketWire

Ziegler Capital Management Acquires Lotsoff Capital Management
Ziegler Capital Management (PINKSHEETS: ZGCO) will be acquiring Lotsoff Capital Management effective June 10, 2011. The combined firm will have over $4 billion in assets under management across the fixed income, active equity and alternatives spectrum. The CEO of the combined firm will be Scott A. Roberts, CEO of Ziegler Capital MarketWire

6 Millionth Tree to Be Planted in 2011 as Part of Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation's 50 Million Tree Pledge
This year The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation will fund the addition of one million trees to national forests in countries where Enterprise operates as part of the 50 Million Tree Pledge. To celebrate this sixth round of tree plantings, and the sixth millionth tree planted through the Enterprise Rent-A-Car program, Enterprise Facebook fans can pledge to plant a tree MarketWire

EffectiveUI Helps Blue Angels Bring Fans and Recruits Into the Cockpit
News Facts EffectiveUI announces the launch of a new interactive website created with Microsoft Corp. for the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels HTML5 and Microsoft Silverlight™ deliver an immersive user experience (UX), bringing viewers a Blue Angels air show in a way that's never before been seen except by the pilots The Blue Angels website gives the U.S MarketWire

The American Lawyer Finds Rising Revenues, Spiking Profits at The Am Law 100
The nation's largest law firms bounced back in 2010, registering healthy revenue growth after 2009's decline and a sharp spike in profitability, according to The Am Law 100, the authoritative annual report just published by ALM's The American Lawyer. MarketWire

se2 Enterprise SaaS Chosen by Modern Woodmen
One of the nation's largest fraternal financial services organizations has selected the se2 enterprise SaaS (Software as a Service) platform for conversion of its variable annuity block of business. MarketWire

No Boys Allowed: "Girls Golf Getaway" Combines Sport & Spa at Breezes Runaway Bay
Breezes Runaway Bay Resort & Spa tees off with a top par package for gals who've always wanted to learn how to play golf, or simply sharpen up their game. Though typically a male dominated sport, girls rule the course with the Super-Inclusive "Girls Golf Getaway MarketWire

Converged Solutions Buoy Prospects for the World Videoconferencing Infrastructure Markets, Finds Frost & Sullivan
The world videoconferencing infrastructure markets are poised to continue on a high-growth trajectory, as organizations are deploying videoconferencing not only as a means to cut travel cost, but also as a personal enabler for team collaboration within an enterprise MarketWire

Agennix AG Schedules Conference Call on May 4, 2011 to Discuss First Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Agennix AG (FRANKFURT: AGX) (XETRA: AGX) today announced that the Company will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for the first quarter of 2011 and to provide a business update. The results will be published on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 in advance of the conference call. MarketWire

Sitecore, Acceleration, CA Technologies, FedEx and Lifescript to Discuss Sensing and Adapting in a Real-Time Marketing World at MediaPost's Email Insider Summit
Sitecore today announced its participation in MediaPost's Email Insider Summit. At this year's Summit, Sitecore and customers CA Technologies and Lifescript will join FedEx to discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with a sense and adapt approach to B2B and B2C marketing. Moderated by Jeffrey R MarketWire

Plex Online Named Finalist for Three CODiE Business Software Awards
Plex Systems, Inc., provider of the Plex Online, Cloud ERP for manufacturers, today announced that Plex Online has been named a finalist in three categories of the prestigious CODiE Business Software Awards. Plex Online is a finalist in Best Business/Competitive Intelligence Solution, Best Cloud Management Solution, and Best Supply Chain Management Solution. MarketWire

Top Leaders in Government, Sports and Business to Offer Exclusive Insights at 3rd Annual New England XPO for Business
On May 25th business owners at the 3rd Annual New England XPO for Business will learn from the best and the brightest government, sports and business executives in New England. Confirmed speakers at this one-day event at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, include Mayor Thomas M MarketWire

(CCTR) China Crescent Releases CFO Webcast Highlighting 2010 Financial Performance With $78 Million in Revenue and $4 Million in Net Income
China Crescent Enterprises, Inc. (OTCQB: CCTR) today released a Webcast from CFO Philip J. Rauch reviewing the Company's 2010 financial performance as reported recently on Form 10-K. The Company reported $78.2 million in revenue and $4.2 million in net income for 2010, up from $45.6 million in revenue and $2.2 million in net income reported in 2009 MarketWire

AlwaysOn Winner Adara Media Partners With Top Global Airlines and Hotels; Adds Video Capabilities
Adara Media Inc., provider of an audience platform that leverages anonymous data from elite customer loyalty programs to enable precise audience targeting, announced today strong momentum and company growth and new product developments in early 2011 MarketWire

Tara Minerals Acquires Gold, Silver, Zinc and Lead Project Close to the Don Roman Mine and Mill
Tara Minerals Corp. (OTCBB: TARM) (BERLIN: 6T3) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the La Verdes gold, silver, zinc and lead project grouping. The 2,200 hectares property consists of eight concessions 13-18 km from the Don Roman mine and mill. The concessions were being mined as late as 2010, with the extracted material grading 0.5-1 MarketWire

Plex Systems Website Named as Official Honoree in Annual Webby Awards
Plex Systems, Inc., provider of the Plex Online, Cloud ERP for manufacturers, today announced that its website, plex.com, has been named an Official Honoree in the IT Hardware/Software category of the 15th Annual Webby Awards. MarketWire

Omnnea Awarded US Embassy Broadband Internet Contract
Omnnea has been awarded the contract to provide broadband internet services for the US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. Omnnea was chosen based upon its ability to meet the strict reliability requirements and technical specifications of the US Embassy. Omnnea's CEO, Dr MarketWire

Pending Home Sales Rise Again in March
March saw another increase in pending home sales, with contract activity rising unevenly in six of the past nine months, according to the National Association of Realtors®. MarketWire

CPC Strategy Releases Q1 2011 Top Ten Comparison Shopping Engine Rankings
CPC Strategy LLC (www.cpcstrategy.com), a full service comparison shopping and data feed management agency, released its 2011 first quarter rankings of the U.S. comparison shopping engine marketplace. MarketWire

Bob Martin Joins SeeSaw as Vice President of Business Development
SeeSaw Networks, a leading digital place-based media company, today announced a new member of their executive team. Bob Martin is joining SeeSaw Networks to cultivate SeeSaw's 80+ partnerships with place-based media networks and to guide SeeSaw's strategic expansion into branded video content development and experiential marketing offerings MarketWire

SynCardia Recognizes 7 Certified Centers for Use of Total Artificial Heart and Freedom(R) Portable Driver
On April 13, SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, presented awards to seven SynCardia Certified Centers during its Clinical Investigator meeting in San Diego for its FDA-approved Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) clinical study of the Freedom® portable driver. The 13 MarketWire

Xuron's Ergonomic Scissors Eliminate Finger Loops and Are Comfortable to Hold
Xuron Corp. has introduced an ergonomically designed scissors that have no finger loops which can cause pain or cramping with repeated use, has soft hand grips, a return spring, and produces clean, square cuts. MarketWire

GalaxyVisions Announces Launch of ColoGuard -- Its Enterprise Colocation Data Center
After seven successful years of servicing clients by providing a wide range of affordable and high demand hosting services, GalaxyVisions is pleased to announce the launch of a new entity, ColoGuard Enterprise Colocation Solutions (www.cologuard.com) MarketWire

Former PayPal Executive Signs on at Zuora to Drive Customer Success
Zuora, the subscription billing and commerce leader, announced today the appointment of Todd Pearson to its executive management team as Vice President of Customer Success. Pearson joins with over 20 years of experience in payments and commerce, helping organizations go through tremendous growth and scale MarketWire

Bud Industries Introduces Multi-Board Terminal-Block Plastic Boxes
Bud Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of plastic boxes, and other electronics enclosures, has introduced a DIN-rail-mount terminal-block enclosure that gives manufacturers more design flexibility, minimizes component installation time, and costs up to 25 to 40 percent less than comparable enclosures MarketWire

Silvercorp to Announce Fourth Quarter Results & Hold Analyst Conference Call
Silvercorp Metals Inc. ("Silvercorp") (TSX: SVM)(NYSE: SVM) plans to release its unaudited fourth quarter results for the period ended March 31, 2011, on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, after the close of the market. MarketWire

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Sets Date for First Quarter 2011 Results, Dividend Announcement, Conference Call and Webcast
Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the Company) (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced today that it will release its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 after the market closes in New York on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. The Company also expects to announce the declaration of a dividend for the first quarter 2011 at that time. MarketWire

JKP Radha Madhav Dham (Formerly JKP Barsana Dham) Under the Supervision of a New Board of Managing Members
A new Board of Managing Members will now lead JKP Radha Madhav Dham (formerly known as JKP Barsana Dham) in order to strengthen the organization's governance and propel its future growth. MarketWire

Josh Groban Gearing Up for May 12th Kick-Off of North American Leg of His 2011 "Straight To You" World Tour
This week, Josh Groban begins rehearsals for his first full-scale global arena tour in four years: The 2011 "Straight To You" World Tour. The North American leg kicks off May 12th in New Orleans, Louisiana, and visits cities across the U.S. and Canada before culminating in a celebratory show at New York City's legendary Madison Square Garden on November 14th. MarketWire

Woodhaven Production Company Completes Horror Films Inkubus and Infected; Producer on His Way to Cannes Film Festival to Oversee Sales
The Woodhaven Production Company is proud to announce that it has completed its first feature film, 'Inkubus,' a psychological slasher horror film. The film stars well-known actors Robert Englund (Nightmare on Elm Street), William Forsythe (Halloween, The Devil's Rejects), Joey Fatone (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Jonathan Silverman (Weekend at Bernie's) and Michelle Ray Smith (Salt). MarketWire

Safeway Inc. Announces First Quarter 2011 Results
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) MarketWire

method(R) Releases New Line of Cleaning Products
method has released a new line of house cleaning products that relies on innovative green features to tackle seasonal spring-cleaning projects. This line of products uses the only custom designed 100% post consumer recycled plastic bottles in mass market and use formulations driven by method's trademarked powergreen™ technology. MarketWire

P1 Boats Makes a Splash in the Yachting World
P1 Boats today announced that the Company has signed agreements to represent Imago Luxury Yachts from Italy, Seama Trawlers from China and Breehorn Sailboats from the Netherlands. Veteran Yacht Salesman and founder, Peter Tsepeleff, stated " ... this representation of yachts for sailing and motoring were selected because they satisfy most all of the sailing and yachting demands on the West Coast MarketWire

Resonate Networks and DataLogix Partner to Provide Political and Advocacy Clients Unprecedented Suite of Services to Engage Existing Members and Prospects
Resonate Networks, the online media company that connects advertisers with audiences based on values, beliefs and attitudes, today announced that it has entered a two-year partnership with DataLogix. The partnership makes Resonate Networks the exclusive online advertising partner of DataLogix OnRamp for advocacy and political use. MarketWire

BIOLASE to Present at MDB Capital's Bright Lights Conference in New York City
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that management is scheduled to make an investor presentation at MDB Capital's 2nd Annual Bright Lights Conference on Tuesday, May 10, at 9:30 am Eastern Time. The conference is being held May 10-11, at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City MarketWire

Local Splash Welcomes New Director of Customer Service
Top local SEO service provider, Local Splash, recently welcomed Andrea Beidl as the Director of Customer Service. The company is excited to have Andrea join the team and believes that her background in customer service and process improvement will enable her to enhance its already superior account management team. MarketWire

Advanced Laser Technologies Fabricates Critical Components Featuring Micro-Drilled Holes
Advanced Laser Technologies specializes in producing custom micro-drilled holes and orifices in components made from materials such as nickel alloys, Inconel®, and stainless steels. Laser drilling creates precise, distortion- and stress-free openings with exact repeatability for fabricating parts used in critical aerospace, aviation, and electronic applications. MarketWire

More Than 3,000 Wine, Food, Beer and Spirits Aficionados Support 16th Annual United Way Miami Wine & Food Festival
The 16th annual United Way Miami Wine and Food Festival attracted a record-breaking crowd of more than 3,000 wine and food enthusiasts. Presented by American Express, the new four-day festival featured first-time beer and spirits events, and a Best in Glass Wine Challenge, along with its popular wine-tasting and interactive dinner MarketWire

TSI to Showcase New Products, Share Insights With Industry Professionals
TSI, a worldwide authority on measurement technology, has announced it will host booths at several upcoming industry tradeshows, where TSI will showcase its latest technology from automated filter testers to air quality measurement instrumentation. MarketWire

Le Bon Table Brand Foods Shareholders Agree to Stock Swap With SIPP International Industries, Inc.
Le Bon Table Brand Foods shareholders agreed to a proposal in which SIPP International Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SIPN) will acquire all remaining outstanding stock that the Las Vegas based company doesn't already own. The vote took place last week at a special meeting of Le Bon Table Administrators and stockholders in Las Vegas, Nevada MarketWire

MV Transportation, Inc. Wins $47 Million Contract for Houston's Paratransit Operations
Today, MV Transportation, Inc. announced it has been selected by the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of Harris County to operate Houston METRO paratransit services, METROLift. MarketWire

Fleshlight -- Over 4 Million Sold
The world's number one selling men's sex toy company, Fleshlight has officially sold over 4 million adult toy products. MarketWire

eQuest Adds Russian and Chinese Simplified Languages to Its Multilingual User Interface
eQuest announced today that it has added Russian and Chinese Simplified languages to its easy-to-navigate user interface. eQuest can be rendered in a variety of language options, including English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese -- with this latest release, Russian and Chinese Simplified are now available MarketWire

Supertex Schedules Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Fiscal Year Earnings Release and Conference Call
Supertex, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPX) plans to announce financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and year ended April 2, 2011, after the market close on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. MarketWire

ISI Telemanagement Solutions, Inc. Completes Cisco Interoperability Verification Testing
ISI Telemanagement Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of telecom management solutions for Unified Communications and a Cisco Developer Network member, announced today that their call accounting application, Infortel® Select version 8 MarketWire

ResortQuest Introduces Lodging and Ticket Packages at The Market Common, a Diamond Sponsor of the Coastal Uncorked Festival Featuring Paula Deen
The maven of comfort cuisine, Paula Deen, brings her distinctive brand of down-home delicacies and heartfelt hospitality to South Carolina's Grand Strand region this spring. The best-selling cookbook author, successful restaurateur and beloved television personality will headline the Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine & Spirits Festival in Myrtle Beach, S.C MarketWire

Airspan Announces Ulusnet Mongolia 4G Network Expansion
Airspan Networks Inc., a leading provider of broadband wireless access networks, announced today the expansion by Ulusnet, Mongolia, of their 4G broadband network. MarketWire

Lumenpulse Lumencove and Lumenbeam Take Gold Medals in Architectural SSL Magazine's PIA Awards
Lumenpulse Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of high performance, architectural LED-based lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, and urban environments, announced that its Lumencove™ and Lumenbeam™ products have received Gold Awards from Architectural SSL Magazine's first annual Product Innovation Awards (PIA). MarketWire

Report: Northwest Biotherapeutics Won't Be Staying Under the Radar for Long
Important news developments may be brewing at Northwest Biotherapeutics (OTCBB: NWBO). MarketWire

Northway Financial, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results
Northway Financial, Inc. (the "Company")(OTCBB: NWYF) reported net income for the first quarter ended March 31,2011 of $1,005,000 compared to net income of $276,000 for the quarter endedMarch 31, 2010, an increase of $729,000. MarketWire

Alentus Corporation Year End 2010 EBITDA Jumps 222%
Alentus Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ALNS), a web hosting, domain registrar, dedicated server, SaaS and E-Commerce hosting provider today announced its financial results for the quarter and year end Dec 31, 2010. MarketWire

RGB Networks Passes $200 Million Shipment Milestone as Demand for Its TV Everywhere Solutions Grows Worldwide
RGB Networks, the leader in high-capacity multi-screen video delivery solutions, today announced that strong worldwide demand for its TV Everywhere solutions has propelled the company's lifetime product shipments past $200 million MarketWire

BCS Reports Q1 2011 Results Exceed Expectations
Exosphere Aircraft (PINKSHEETS: EXSA), DBA; Business Continuity Solutions, Inc., (BCS), is a nationwide leader in providing backup and disaster recovery solutions for both on-premise and off-premise applications. "Q1-2011 revenue results showed a 42% increase over Q4-2010 that has exceeded our expectations," Ramsey Dellinger, CEO of Business Continuity Solutions (BCS) stated MarketWire

Radient Pharmaceuticals Executive Management to Present at the 2011 Aegis Capital Emerging Growth Conference in Las Vegas April 28, 2011
Radient Pharmaceuticals Corporation (RPC) (NYSE Amex: RPC) announced today, Radient Pharmaceuticals' Chairman and CEO, Mr. Douglas MacLellan, and Mr. Akio Ariura, RPC's Chief Operating Officer and CFO, will serve as the lead presenters during the main evening reception at this year's Aegis Capital Emerging Growth Conference, Thursday, April 28, 2011 MarketWire

Watchit Technologies Inc. CEO Does Live Interview on ChartPoppers.com
ChartPoppers.com announced today that a new audio interview with Watchit Technologies (PINKSHEETS: WTCT) ("http://chartpoppers.com/ireports" WTCT) is now available. MarketWire

S&W Seed Leases Farmland
S&W Seed Company (NASDAQ: SANW) today announced that the Company has leased approximately 800 acres of farmland from Widgeon Land Company, Inc., suitable for producing S&W's proprietary alfalfa seed, wheat and other crops, including stevia. MarketWire

Charles & Colvard Reports First Quarter Operating Results
Charles & Colvard, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTHR), thesole manufacturer of created moissanite gemstones, The Most Brilliant Jewelin the World®, today announced its operating results for the first quarterof 2011. MarketWire

TRC to Host Conference Call to Discuss Third-Quarter Fiscal 2011 Financial Results on May 4
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Chris Vincze and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tom Bennet will host a conference call on Wednesday, May 4 at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss the financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended March 25, 2011. MarketWire

LightPath Technologies Announces Third Quarter Financial Results
LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTH)("LightPath", the "Company" or "we"), a global manufacturer, distributorand integrator of patented optical components and high-level assemblies,announced today its financial results for the third quarter ended March 31,2011. MarketWire

Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results
Franklin Resources, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: BEN) today announced net income(1) of $503.1 million or $2.25 per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, as compared to $501.2 million or $2.23 per diluted share in the previous quarter and $356.7 million or $1.55 per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. MarketWire

Gentex Announces New Programs on Two Dodge Brand Models
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Lpath to Present at ARVO Investor Seminar Focused on Unmet Clinical Needs
Lpath, Inc. (OTCBB: LPTN), the industry leader in lipidomics-based therapeutics, is one of few companies invited to present at the April 29, 2011 seminar "Unmet Needs: Emerging Frontiers in Ophthalmic Science," which was organized by the ARVO Foundation for Eye Research (AFER) MarketWire

RCRD Deals Offering Fans Limited Edition Music Merchandise Packages With Fulfillment by PAID Inc.
RCRD Deals, a partnership between Topspin and RCRD LBL, will soon be spinning some sweet deals for music fans via weeklong flash sales that connect musical artists directly with their fans. Those deals will arrive in fans' mailboxes thanks to an agreement with PAID Inc. (OTCBB: PAYD), which will fulfill the unique, limited edition merchandise offers. MarketWire

Epione Skincare by Nationally Recognized Plastic Surgeon Dr. Simon Ourian to Debut on ShopNBC May 1
ShopNBC (NASDAQ: VVTV) (www.shopnbc.com), a premium interactive retailer via TV, Internet, mobile and social, announced today the premiere of Epione Skincare with Dr. Simon Ourian, nationally recognized celebrity plastic surgeon and TV personality. Dr. Ourian's Epione Skincare collection features a targeted line of anti-aging skincare solutions designed to restore, hydrate, correct and protect MarketWire

Searchlight Solutions Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Linux Labs International and Enter HPC Cloud Marketplace
Searchlight Solutions Ltd. (PINKSHEETS: SLLN) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of the majority control of the common stock of Linux Labs International Inc. MarketWire

Imagine Communications Appoints David Sykes as Vice President, Sales
Imagine Communications, a leading innovator in advanced digital video solutions, today announced the appointment of telecommunications veteran David Sykes as Vice President, Sales. David will report directly to Imagine's CEO Richard Stanfield and lead the company's sales team. MarketWire

Nanosolar Signs Agreements for up to One Gigawatt of Nanosolar Utility Panels
Thin film solar innovation leader Nanosolar, Inc. today announced that it has signed long-term supply agreements for up to one gigawatt of Nanosolar Utility Panel supply with Belectric of Kolitzheim, Germany; EDF Energies Nouvelles of Paris, France; and Plain Energy of Munich, Germany. MarketWire

Rewards and Bundles From JobServe.us
JobServe has announced the launch of JobServe Rewards Points and JobServe Bundles -- two new initiatives designed to help recruiters maximize their online recruitment strategy and save money. MarketWire

As a Tribute to New Belgium's 20th Anniversary, Super Cru Is Born
In honor of New Belgium's 20th anniversary celebration, the brewery's flagship Fat Tire Amber Ale is getting a makeover. The result is New Belgium Super Cru, which is part of New Belgium's esteemed Lips of Faith Series. This special creation, along with Abbey Grand Cru, make up the second rollout of Lips of Faith beers this year MarketWire

China ACM Announces $3.9 Million in New High Speed Rail Contracts; Brings All 25 of 25 Portable Plants Under Contract
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 it has been awarded two high-speed rail (HSR) contracts valued at $3.9 million. The Company's Manufacturing Services Division 25 portable plants are now all under contract. MarketWire

Indiana University Supports Researchers, Inspires Innovation and Secures More Research Grants With Web-Based Data Environment
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Community Colleges Leverage Oracle Solutions to Meet Growing Student Demands While Minimizing Costs
ORACLE (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Grupo TMM Announces First-Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Grupo TMM, S.A.B. (NYSE: TMM) (BMV: TMM A) ("TMM"), a Mexican intermodal transportation and logistics company, will publish first-quarter 2011 financial results on Monday, May 2, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. MarketWire

Stamps.com Selected as 2011 CODiE Awards Finalist
Stamps.com® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS® postage online and shipping software to approximately 400,000 customers, today announced that its PC Postage Version 8.7 software has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious CODiE™ Awards in the "Best Electronic Commerce Solution" category. MarketWire

National Makeup Artist Christi Harris Launches Comprehensive Line of Color Cosmetics on ShopNBC May 1
ShopNBC (NASDAQ: VVTV) (www.shopnbc.com), a premium interactive retailer via TV, Internet, mobile and social, announced today the premiere of nationally recognized makeup artist Christi Harris, featuring her comprehensive line of color cosmetics with solution-oriented makeup and do-it-yourself application instructions MarketWire

healthAlliance Selects Oracle(R) Exadata to Deliver a Shared Services Platform to Five New Zealand District Health Boards
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

ShopNBC "Beauty Day: Summer Edition" on May 1 to Showcase Greatest Beauty Variety Ever
ShopNBC (NASDAQ: VVTV) (www.shopnbc.com), a premium interactive retailer via TV, Internet, mobile and social, announced today the upcoming premiere of "Beauty Day: Summer Edition" on May 1. This beach-ready-beauty day event will showcase the greatest variety of beauty products ever offered in the network's history MarketWire

Battle Pirates From KIXEYE Officially Launches on Facebook Today
KIXEYE (formerly Casual Collective), the top developer of social strategy games, announces the launch of Battle Pirates today on Facebook. Battle Pirates is a real time strategy game featuring base building, exploration, and player vs. player combat in a real-time, synchronous realm. MarketWire

Casual Collective Becomes KIXEYE, Announces Massive Backyard Monsters Success
Casual Collective is now KIXEYE, the top developer of social strategy games. KIXEYE is dedicated to making and publishing high-quality, action-packed games that real gamers love to play. Its legacy strategy game, Backyard Monsters, has reached over one million active daily users, with far more daily actives than any competing title. MarketWire

MSC Software Introduces Adams Bearing Advanced Technology Solution for Rolling Bearing Modeling & Simulation
MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced the availability of Adams Bearing Advanced Technology. The new toolkit is a plug-in to the leading multibody dynamics software MD Adams from MSC Software MarketWire

Plantronics Named 'Best Place to Work' in Mexico
Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) today announced that Plamex, the company's manufacturing facility in Tijuana, Mexico, has been named the 'Best Place to Work' in Mexico by the Great Place to Work Institute -- a distinction that further validates the facility's long-standing reputation as an exemplary business entity in the region. MarketWire

PENSRUS Offering Wide Selection of Graduation Day Pens
PENSRUS, a leading distributor of custom logo pens, imprinted pens, promotional products, and other specialty gifts, has expanded their selection of Graduation Day pens in order to meet the increasing demand for these custom gifts. With Graduation Day quickly approaching, PENSRUS has been actively streamlining its prices on many of their most popular brands including Waterman and Sheaffer. MarketWire

CGI and TIBCO Announce Plans for Strategic Go-to-Market Collaboration
CGI Group, Inc. (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, and TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced their intent to increase collaboration -- supporting the transformation of Fortune 2000 companies. MarketWire

Metalico Earnings Surge on Outstanding First Quarter
Metalico, Inc. (NYSE Amex: MEA) today reportedearnings of $0.19 per share and net income of $8.8 million for the firstquarter, with significant increases in sales and operating and net incomealong with EBITDA. MarketWire

'Greener Pastures' at Home Entice Chinese and Indian Entrepreneurs From United States, Kauffman Study Shows
High-skilled immigrant entrepreneurs from India and China are leaving the United States by the tens of thousands each year, drawn away by better economic and professional opportunities in their home countries, according to a study released today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. MarketWire

How Good Is the "Free" or "Included" Product?
There have always been all kinds of "free" or "included" items, meant to sweeten the sale of a main product. For example, you buy a new home in a subdivision, and the kitchen appliances -- oven, stovetop, microwave, dishwasher -- are already built-in. It might also include, "free" a washer and a dryer. Or, you buy a new computer, and it has a built-in camera MarketWire

Sidera Networks Enhances Its Ultra Low-Latency Xtreme Network
Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announced today it has increased the flexibility and scalability of its Xtreme Network by offering ultra low-latency Switched Ethernet services MarketWire

First California Posts 2011 First Quarter Net Income of $15.6 Million
First California Financial Group, Inc.(NASDAQ: FCAL), the holding company of First California Bank, todayreported first quarter net income of $15.6 million up significantly from$117,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income available to commonshareholders was $15.3 million or $0.54 per diluted share compared to a netloss available to common shareholders of $196,000 or $0 MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Reports First Quarter Results
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) todayreported first quarter 2011 diluted earnings per share of $0.12 on revenuesof $200.3 million. These results compare to diluted earnings per share of$0.17 on $200.2 million in revenues for the first quarter of 2010. MarketWire

GRE(R) General Test Now Accepted by More Than 500 MBA Programs Worldwide
Educational Testing Service (ETS) announced today that the GRE® General Test, the world's most widely accepted graduate admissions test, is now accepted by more than 500 business schools worldwide for their MBA programs. In the last four years, the number of business schools accepting the GRE General Test for MBA admissions has quadrupled. MarketWire

Hire International Announces Increase in Placed Sales for Direct Placement Division in First Quarter 2011
Hire International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLAN), an international HR services firm, announces its direct placement division Soar Consulting, Inc. recorded a 74.17% increase in placed sales in the first quarter of 2011 compared with placed sales in the first quarter of 2010. Most of these contingent placements are set to begin employment within the next 4-6 weeks MarketWire

Unitiv Welcomes Dale Stearns and Tom Poggiali
Unitiv, a professional provider of enterprise IT solutions, recently announced the addition of two senior account executives -- Dale Stearns and Tom Poggiali. MarketWire

Rewards and Bundles From JobServe Canada
JobServe has announced the launch of JobServe Rewards Points and JobServe Bundles -- two new initiatives designed to help recruiters maximize their online recruitment strategy and save money. MarketWire

Nilson Group Selects Oracle(R) Retail to Improve Inventory Performance and Consolidate Planning Practices
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

QUMAS Launches ComplianceSP on Microsoft SharePoint 2010
QUMAS, the leading provider of Compliance Solutions to highly regulated industries, today announced the launch QUMAS ComplianceSP on Microsoft SharePoint 2010 MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Award Acknowledges Novelda's Cutting-Edge Product Innovation
The 2011 Frost & Sullivan Europe New Product Innovation Award in Radar Sensors is presented to Novelda AS (Novelda) for its state-of-the-art, high precision Novelda Impulse Radar transceiver - NVA6000. MarketWire

Saia, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA), a leadingmulti-regional less-than-truckload ("LTL") carrier (the "Company"), todayreported first quarter 2011 results. Earnings per share were $0.04compared to losses of $0.21 per share in the prior year quarter. Firstquarter revenue was $243 million, up 15 percent from the prior yearquarter, reflecting both stronger tonnage and improved yield. MarketWire

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive, Topline Results From Its Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Bepotastine Besilate Nasal Spray for the Treatment of Symptoms Associated With Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISTA) today announced positive, topline results from its Phase 2 dose-ranging, environmental clinical trial of bepotastine besilate nasal spray for the treatment of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis, the inflammation of the nasal passages caused by allergies MarketWire

Insight Management Corp. Pursues Solar Market
Insight Management Corp. (OTCQB: ISIM) (PINKSHEETS: ISIM), a growing provider of sustainable solutions including solar and wind energy systems and eco-friendly prefabricated homes, has increased its presence within the $46 billion solar energy market MarketWire

Northland Signs Agreement with Poyry for Engineering and Construction Support for Kaunisvaara Project
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(FRANKFURT: NPK)(OSLO: NAUR) ("Northland" or "the Company") is pleased to announced that an agreement between Northland and Poyry Sweden AB ("Poyry") was signed for the supply of a team that will supplement and support Northland's existing management to lead the engineering and construction phase of the Kaunisvaara Iron Ore Project MarketWire

2010 Zhaikmunai Consolidated Financial Statements
Zhaikmunai LP Consolidated Financial Statements Year ended December 31, 2010 With Independent Auditors' ReportClick on, or paste the following link into your web browser,to view the associated PDF document MarketWire

Prosper.com CEO Chris Larsen to Speak at the Milken Institute 2011 Global Conference
Prosper.com, America's first peer-to-peer lending marketplace with more than one million members and $228 million in funded loans, today announced that company co-founder and CEO Chris Larsen will join a panel on the future of funding entrepreneurial growth at the upcoming Milken Institute 2011 Global Conference in Los Angeles, Calif. on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. MarketWire

IDPF Announces Speakers for Digital Book 2011, May 23-24th NYC
The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) announced today the complete program with speakers for the upcoming Digital Book 2011 at BookExpo America (idpf.org/digitalbook2011) MarketWire

Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown Concludes Visit to Implant Sciences
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, today announced that U.S. Senator Scott Brown concluded a successful visit with the company on Wednesday, April 27th. MarketWire

Live Broadcast of NYF International Advertising Awards May 5th
On Thursday, May 5th beginning at 6:00PM EDT, New York Festivals® International Advertising Awards will present a live broadcast of the World's Best Advertising™ taking place at Skylight West in New York City MarketWire

Park Sterling Corporation Announces First Quarter 2011 Results
Park Sterling Corporation (NASDAQ: PSTB), theholding company for Park Sterling Bank, today released unaudited results ofoperations and other financial information for the first quarter of 2011.Highlights for the quarter include: MarketWire

Elizabeth Arden, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2011 Results
Elizabeth Arden, Inc. (NASDAQ: RDEN), a globalprestige beauty products company, today announced financial results for itsthird fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Centralia Station to Close, Moving Washington State Closer to "Coal-Free" Status, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- When Washington Governor Chris Gregoire signs legislation closing the Centralia Power Station on Friday, April 29, the state will move one step closer to the "coal-free" status its leaders seek MarketWire

Madison Ave. Media, Inc. Announces Communications Center Creation as It Expands Sales Solution Channels for the Company
Madison Ave. Media, Inc. (OTCBB: KHZM), today announced the creation of a new Communications Center Division consisting of an internal Call Center and a Managed Services affiliate, both of which sell the company's products, services and solutions. MarketWire

CONMED Corporation Announces First Quarter 2011 Financial Results
CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ: CNMD) today announcedfinancial results for the first quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Facebook Tanks, Twitter Thrives per Q1 Hype Report
TGPR (www.tgprllc.com), the unconventional PR services firm, announces the results of its Q1 2011 Hype Report, a quarterly initiative that analyzes the PR tactics of early stage technology vendors. The Q1 report, prepared by TGPR, found that tech companies continue to invest heavily in social media, but most are still searching for the best mix of services and frequency. MarketWire

Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation Announces First Quarter 2011 Results With New Management Team Focused on Strategic Planning Progress
Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: YAVY) MarketWire

M86 Security Boosts Award-Winning Web Filtering and Reporting Solution With CIPA-Compliant Online Video Access
M86 Security, the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, today announced the availability of M86 Web Filtering and Reporting Suite (WFR) version 4.1, featuring the integration of its successful M86 VuSafe service for K-12 schools MarketWire

CyberShift to Highlight Benefits of Expense Management Outsourcing at Fusion 2011
MarketWire

AAON, INC. First Quarter 2011 Results Call
AAON, INC. (NASDAQ: AAON). A question and answer session will follow a brief presentation by our President, Norman Asbjornson. The entire call should last about 45 minutes. MarketWire

2010 Zhaikmunai Management Report
MarketWire

Zhaikmunai LP - 2010 Financial Year Results, etc
MarketWire

Exelon's Nuclear Uprate Program Remains on Track, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) (Chicago, Illinois) yesterday reported first-quarter 2011 net income of $778 million, up 17.5% from 1Q10. In a conference call regarding the earnings, Exelon Chairman and CEO John Rowe stated that Exelon was fully prepared for implementation of new regulations from the U.S MarketWire

North American Steel Industry Bets on Future With $19.9 Billion Project Development, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- With demand for steel improving, steel mill capacity utilization rates have risen to more than 70%, driving North American steel manufacturers to invest in capital expenditures this year. Steel producers are positioning themselves for growth after a significant decline in sector activity during the past two years MarketWire

Hess Corporation Reports First-Quarter 2011 Growth, Despite Drop in Production, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Global energy company Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) (New York, New York) reported strong income and revenues for first-quarter 2011 when compared to the same period last year, despite lower production and sales as measured in barrels MarketWire

Trulia Reveals Trend Towards Homeownership Where Affordability to Buy Versus Rent Extends to Almost Four in Five Major U.S. Cities
Trulia today released its Q2 2011 Rent vs. Buy Index, which compares the cost of buying and renting a two-bedroom apartment, condominium or townhouse in the 50 largest(1) U.S. cities MarketWire

Reflect Scientific Names Former Silicon Valley, Quantum Corporation, Engineer William G. Moon as Its Principal Engineer
Reflect Scientific, Inc. (OTCBB: RSCF), a provider of diverse products and services for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and transportation industries announced the appointment of William G. Moon as its Principal Engineer. MarketWire

eCrypt Technologies Hires Social Media Expert Tris Hussey as Community Manager to Lead Product Campaign
Strengthening its already substantial social media presence, eCrypt Technologies (OTCBB: ECRY) has hired social media expert and author Tris Hussey to lead all social media, online content, and product propagation efforts for the company. MarketWire

Hansen Medical Announces 2011 First Quarter Results Conference Call
Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNSN), a global leader in flexible robotics and the developer of robotic technology for accurate 3D control of catheter movement, announced today that it will release its financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011 after market close on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. MarketWire

New Landscaping Pictures Gallery Overflows With Landscaping Ideas
Choosing the perfect landscape design for an exterior space can be a daunting task. Luckily, websites like LandscapingNetwork.com offer extensive resources such as their new landscaping photo gallery where consumers can gain design ideas and inspiration. These landscaping pictures feature completed landscape design projects. MarketWire

Bar Harbor BioTechnology, Inc. and Clinical Reference Laboratory, Inc. Announce Collaboration on New Colorectal Cancer Test Development
Bar Harbor BioTechnology, Inc. (BHB), developer of genetic risk assessment testing and Clinical Reference Laboratory, Inc. (CRL), provider of laboratory testing services in molecular diagnostics and clinical trials, have reached an agreement to work together in the development of new genetic diagnostic tests MarketWire

ANA Final Results FY2010
MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: GCC Produced 296.4 KT of Flexible Packaging Units in 2010, an 8.5 Per Cent Increase Over 2009
The emerging market for flexible packaging in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) could well become an established one with increasing expatriate population and government initiatives enhancing the demand for processed foods and thereby, packaging MarketWire

Improved Market Prospects Seen for Integrated Lighting Management Systems (ILMS) in Street Lighting Segment Under the Aegis of National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE) in India
Lighting is the most effective tool to promote a city as a tourist destination and also provides safety and security to habitants. The crux of India's growth story lies in sustainable infrastructure development and energy efficient street lighting needs to be integrated well with the city master plan. MarketWire

Unilever Trading Statement First Quarter 2011
UNILEVER TRADING STATEMENT FIRST QUARTER 2011FIFTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF SOLID GROWTHFirst Quarter highlights* Turnover increased by 7.0% to EUR10.9 billion* Underlying sales growth 4.3% with all categories growing, driven by emerging markets up 9.9%* Underlying volume growth 2.5%, pricing up 1 MarketWire

SystemC AMS DAY, May 12, Dresden, Germany
The Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI), an independent non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and advancing SystemC™ as an industry-standard language for electronic system-level (ESL) design, announces the first SystemC AMS Day will be held Thursday, May 12 at the Hotel Königshof in Dresden, Germany. For more information visit http://www.systemc.org/news/events/systemc_ams_day. MarketWire

British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC: Results for the nine months ended 31 March 2011
MarketWire

Novo Nordisk increased operating profit by 24% in the first quarter of 2011
Organic sales growth of 15% driven by Victoza®, NovoRapid® andLevemir® Company Announcement no 25 2011:http://hugin.info/2013/R/1509892/444770.pdf This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf ofThomson Reuters clients MarketWire

JCE Unveils 'Rule the Sky' for iPad
High Definition Version of 'Rule the Sky' for iPad Launched on April 28 A Version for Android Phone as Well as German and French Language Versions Will Also Be Launched Soon A global game company, JCE (President: Song In-su, www.jceworld MarketWire

Coastal Integrated Service's Subsidiary Revolution Oil Announces Final Testing of Its 5W30 Motor Oil
Coastal Integrated Services, Inc.'s (PINKSHEETS: COLV) subsidiary announces the final testing for the remaining 17 vehicles testing its 5W30 Motor Oil. The results are consistent with a previous 8 vehicle test, indicating that Revolution Oil's formula is able to increase MPG in all of the vehicles tested; the increase ranges between 1.6 to 6.6 MPG. MarketWire

American CryoStem Announces Asset Sale
American CryoStem Corporation (PINKSHEETS: AMCY) announced today that on April 20, 2011 R & A Productions, Inc. (OTCBB: RAPP) purchased substantially all of the assets from, and assumed substantially all of the liabilities of, AMCY in exchange for the issuance by RAPP to AMCY of 21,000,000 shares of RAPP's restricted common stock, resulting in AMCY becoming the majority shareholder of RAPP MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan to Provide Industry Leaders With Key Plug-In Electric Vehicle Market Insights
Frost & Sullivan's Veerender Kaul is set to speak at this year's Telematics Detroit 2011 Conference & Exhibition June 8-9. Kaul aims to explore the consumer attitude and perceptions about electric vehicles and their electric vehicle purchase interest and preferences. MarketWire

Energy Broadband Adds Extensive Wireless Broadband Coverage in Eagle Ford Shale Region Through Strategic Agreement Between ERF Wireless and Rural Texas Broadband
ERF Wireless (OTCBB: ERFW), a leading provider of enterprise-class wireless broadband products and services, announced today that the company has entered into a Master Services Agreement with Rural Texas Broadband, a wholly owned subsidiary of ADT Systems Inc. based in Pearsall, Texas, for the delivery of wholesale Internet and bandwidth services to Energy Broadband Inc MarketWire

ZBB Energy Announces Upcoming Participation in Conference and Trade Events
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB), the leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, announced today its planned participation in various industry conferences and trade events in May and June, 2011. MarketWire

The Empire District Electric Company Earnings Report and Declaration of Dividends
(NYSE: EDE) At the Board of Directors meeting ofThe Empire District Electric Company held today, the Directors declared aquarterly dividend of $0.32 per share on common stock payable June 15,2011, to holders of record as of June 1, 2011. MarketWire

CFS Bancorp, Inc. Announces Net Income for the First Quarter of 2011
CFS Bancorp, Inc. (the Company), (NASDAQ: CITZ), the parent of Citizens Financial Bank (the Bank), today reported net income of $472,000, or $.04 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2011, compared to net income of $698,000, or $.07 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2010. MarketWire

Resolutions of Talvivaara Mining Company Plc Annual General Meeting
Stock Exchange ReleaseTalvivaara Mining Company Plc28 April 2011 GlobeNewswire

Golar LNG Energy - 2010 Annual Report
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Annual General Meeting of Endomines AB (publ) on April 28, 2011
The Annual General Meeting (the "AGM") of shareholders of Endomines AB (publ) was held on April 28, 2011. GlobeNewswire

Quanto Independent Equity Research Initiates Coverage for American Creek Resources (TSXV:AMK) - Video Summary Posted on InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, April 28, 2011 - Quanto Independent Equity Research has initiated coverage for American Creek Resources (TSXV:AMK) (OTC:ACKRF) and gives the company a speculative buy recommendation. GlobeNewswire

Össur hf. results for Q1 2011- Conference call 5 May
Conference call Thursday 5 May at 12:00 CET/10:00 GMT/6:00 EST GlobeNewswire

Final dividend Royal DSM N.V.
The DSM Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 28 April 2011 passed a resolution to declare a dividend for 2010 of € 1.35 per ordinary share of € 1.50 par value. An interim dividend of € 0.40 per ordinary share having been paid on 27 August 2010, the final dividend for 2010 will amount to € 0.95 per ordinary share. GlobeNewswire

Eagle Star Minerals (TSXV:EGE) Completes First Stage of Exploration at its Angico Iron Project in Brazil - Video Posted on Investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, April 28, 2011 - Eagle Star Minerals Corp (TSXV:EGE) (FSE:E6R) (OTC PINK:ELGSF) has completed the first stage of the exploration program at its flagship Angico Iron Project, which is located in Northeast Brazil. GlobeNewswire

Pronova BioPharma renews supply agreements for the Italian market
Oslo, 28 April 2011: Pronova BioPharma announced today that it has entered into new, exclusive supply agreements for its pharmaceutical grade Omega-3 products with Prospa and Pfizer for the Italian market. GlobeNewswire

Ordinary general meeting held
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Decisions of Elcoteq SE's Annual General Meeting and Constitutive Board Meeting
Elcoteq SEStock Exchange Release April 28, 2011 at 17.00 pm (EET) GlobeNewswire

Kemira Oyj: Damage claim for violations of competition law
Kemira OyjStock exchange releaseApril 28, 2011 at 5.00 pm (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

Change of composition of Supervisory Board of Gamma Holding
On 28 April 2011 the General Meeting of Shareholders of Gamma Holding N.V. re-appointed Mr J.H.M. Lindenbergh (67) as member of the Supervisory Board. Mr Lindenbergh has already been eight years a member of the Supervisory Board of Gamma Holding. GlobeNewswire

Profitability recovering
(2011-04-28) Kitron's revenue amounted to NOK 429.8 million in the first quarter of 2011, a 4.5 per cent increase compared with the same period last year. EBIT was positive by NOK 11.1 million (NOK 5.9 million). The profit before tax and discontinued operations was NOK 5.2 million (NOK 3.3 million in Q1 2010). Cash flow from operations was negative by NOK 38.3 million (negative NOK 31 GlobeNewswire

Globale Rückversicherungs Finance Alpha B.V.
In accordance with the Transparency Directive 2004/109/CE and following the choice of Globale Rückversicherungs Finance Alpha B.V. for The Netherlands as home Member State, Globale Rückversicherungs Finance Alpha B.V GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom interim report January-March 2011: Profitability improved in a challenging cost environment
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Sampo's interim report will be published on 5 May 2011
SAMPO PLC               STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE  28 April 2011 at 2.05 pm GlobeNewswire

Northland Signs Agreement with Pöyry for Engineering and Construction Support for Kaunisvaara Project
Luxembourg, April 28, 2011: Northland Resources S.A GlobeNewswire

Bulletin from Annual General Meeting in Net Insight AB (publ) on 28 April 2011
STOCKHOLM, Sweden - The following decisions were passed at the Annual General Meeting (the "AGM") in Net Insight AB on 28 April 2011. The board of directors' complete proposals have previously been published and are available at the company's website, www.netinsight.net. GlobeNewswire

Agreement related to manufacturing of medical equipment
(2011-04-28) Kitron AS, a subsidiary of Kitron ASA, has signed a contract with a leading supplier of medical equipment. The agreement implies that Kitron AS for some specific products will be the sole supplier in 2011 and 2012. In this period the expected turnover linked to the contract is between NOK 350 millions and NOK 400 millions GlobeNewswire

A good result despite of continued pressure on net interest income
SpareBank 1 SR-Bank achieved a profit before tax of NOK 336 million as at 31 March 2011. The NOK 59 million reduction in profit compared with the same period last year is attributed to the effect of the contractual pension (AFP) items totalling NOK 73 million last year. The return on equity after tax was 11.2 per cent, compared with 14.8 per cent for the same period last year. GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports Corporation Interim Report January - March 2011
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ABB supplies hoist system
Dannemora Mineral has signed a contract with ABB for the delivery, installation and commissioning ofa new hoist system for the Dannemora Mine.The system is one of the key components in the completion of the Dannemora mine and will transport the ore from a depth of almost 600 metres up to the head frame. From there the ore will be transported to the sorting plant on conveyor belts GlobeNewswire

Enfo Oyj's interim report 1/2011 (1 January - 31 March 2011)
Key points of the interim report GlobeNewswire

Form 8.3 - Lookers plc
FORM 8.3 GlobeNewswire

Petrogrand has hired a new CFO
After working as a financial manager at Petrogrand since early 2001, Mr. Vilhelmson has been appointed as the company's new Chief financial officer (CFO). Petrogrand has through this strengthened the organisation, for future acquisitions and work with greater efficiency and control of the financial administration. GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge: Result First Quarter 2011
Very good result and financial strength GlobeNewswire

Basware to deliver an extensive e-invoicing service to ISS Palvelut
Basware Corp. stock exchange release April 28, 2011 at 11:05 GlobeNewswire

ASC - 1Q 2011 press release
Please find attached the press release for 1q 2011. GlobeNewswire

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 19 MAY 2011
The Ordinary General Meeting of Eltek ASA is to be held 19 May 2011 at 17:00 hrs CET. GlobeNewswire

ORDINÆR GENERALFORSAMLING 19. MAI 2011
Eltek ASA avholder ordinær generalforsamling 19. mai 2011 kl. 17:00. GlobeNewswire

Kesko to begin acquisition of own B shares
KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 28.04.2011 AT 09.30 1(1)  Kesko Corporation's Annual General Meeting held on 4 April 2011 authorised the company's Board of Directors to acquire the company's own B shares. By virtue of the authorisation, the Board has decided to begin a possible share acquisition on 5 May 2011 at the earliest GlobeNewswire

Atea reports revenue growth of 30.2% and EBIT growth of 44.1%.
Atea ASA /Atea reports revenue growth of 30.2% and EBIT growth of 44.1%.. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

ProLogis European Properties results for the quarter ended 31 March 2011
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Cargotec's January-March 2011 interim report: Order intake continued strong and sales grew 37 percent
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, INTERIM REPORT, 28 APRIL 2011 AT 8:00 AM EEST GlobeNewswire

Nordea reorganises
Nordea will take the next step towards a value chain based organisation and establish three main business areas to become more flexible and increase the focus on capital and cost efficiency. Torsten Hagen Jørgensen and Peter Nyegaard are appointed to become new members of Group Executive Management as Peter Schütze retires GlobeNewswire

First Quarter Report 2011
Solid quarter GlobeNewswire

Bemis Company Reports 2011 First Quarter Results
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TGS Annual Report 2010
Please find attached the TGS Annual Report 2010.   The report can be downloaded from www.newsweb.no and www.tgsnopec.com. GlobeNewswire

ADB Group delivers a mid-period business update
ADB Holdings S.A. /ADB Group delivers a mid-period business update. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Talvivaara Mining Company Interim Report for January-March 2011
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Qurius back to profit in first quarter 2011
Zaltbommel, 28 April 2011 - Software vendor and IT solutions provider Qurius N.V. reports its first quarter net sales of EUR 24.9 million (Q1 2010 EUR 27.3 million) and EBIT before restructuring EUR 320,000 (Q1 2010 EUR 189,000). This positive result is partly the effect of the restructuring in all operations of the company GlobeNewswire

PROPOSED REVERSE CIRCULATION DRILLING
ROME RESOURCES LTD. [TSX-VEN: RMR & FRANKFURT: 33R] 205 - 16055 Fraser HighwaySurrey, B.C.  V4N 0G2 GlobeNewswire

25th anniversary of the control tower in Zurich
skyguide /25th anniversary of the control tower in Zurich. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

OP-Pohjola Group to establish a development unit in Oulu - challenging positions offered to eBusiness experts
OP-Pohjola Group is establishing a development unit in Oulu that will focus on eBusiness and mobile applications for financial services in particular. Moreover, a competence centre will be started up in Oulu related to the Group's other ICT services. Operations will be started in stages, but eventually a total of some 150 jobs will be created GlobeNewswire

Q1 2011: Wessanen off to a good start
Q1 2011 highlights GlobeNewswire

Novartis receives EU approval for Rasilamlo®, a single-pill combination of aliskiren and amlodipine to treat high blood pressure
Novartis International AG /Novartis receives EU approval for Rasilamlo®, a single-pill combination of aliskiren and amlodipine to treat high blood pressure . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Mobistar Q1 2011 results
Mobistar confirms its forecasts driven by robust growth in its customer base GlobeNewswire

Improvements in Chilean operations supports record Q1 results in Cermaq
(Oslo 28.4.2011) Cermaq reported today an EBIT pre fair value for Q1 2011 of NOK 403 million, an improvement of approximately NOK 280 million from Q1 2010. Strong growth in farming and feed operations in Chile as well as improvement in Mainstream Norway support the best Q1 EBIT pre fair value ever in Cermaq GlobeNewswire

Continued margin improvements
Download the report in full:Nobia Q1 2011 GlobeNewswire

Beter Bed posts good first quarter of 2011
5% growth in revenue despite reluctant consumers. 10% growth in net profit due to higher revenue and gross margin. Net total of 10 stores opened in first quarter of 2011.   GlobeNewswire

Imtech: again position strengthening in the UK through Smith Group acquisition
Gouda - Imtech N.V. (technical services provider in Europe) is announcing its acquisition of the British technical services provider Smith Group UK Limited. Through the combination of its technical core competences - electrical services and mechanical services (energy and climate technology) - Smith Group UK Ltd specialises in providing multidisciplinary technical services GlobeNewswire

Resolutions of the General Meeting of Shareholders
The General Meeting of Shareholders of ageas N.V. has approved all the proposals submitted to it by the Board of Directors, with the exception of one point. GlobeNewswire

SOLTEQ PLC'S INTERIM REPORT 1.1.-31.3.2011
- Turnover increased by 11.1% and totalled 6.9 million euros (6.2 million euros) GlobeNewswire

Good start to the new financial year for TAKKT Group
Takkt AG /Good start to the new financial year for TAKKT Group. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

TGS Q1 2011 Webcast and Teleconference
ASKER, NORWAY (28 April 2011) - TGS will publish its Q1 2011 results at approximately 08:00 CET on 5 May 2011. At the same time, a recorded presentation with audio by CEO Robert Hobbs and CFO Kristian Johansen will be made available at www.tgsnopec.com. GlobeNewswire

comdirect: result up by 17% to almost EUR 25m in first quarter - total number of customers rises to 2.3 million
comdirect bank AG /comdirect: result up by 17% to almost EUR 25m in first quarter - total number of customers rises to 2.3 million . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Invitation: Tikkurila's Interim Report for January-March 2011
Tikkurila Oyj Press ReleaseApril 28, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

Declaration of dividend / Composition of Supervisory Board
Declaration of dividendThe Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Beter Bed Holding N.V. that was held on 28 April 2011 declared a final dividend of € 0.83 per ordinary share of nominally € 0.02 each for the 2010 financial year. GlobeNewswire

GOLAR LNG - Announcement of filing of Form 20-F Annual Report
Golar LNG Limited announces that it has filed its Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2010 with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the U.S. GlobeNewswire

DSM announces results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
Royal DSM today held its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. GlobeNewswire

Addex Shareholders Appoint Hoyoung Huh and Oleg Nodelman to Board, Approve All Board Proposals at Annual General Meeting
Addex Pharmaceuticals /Addex Shareholders Appoint Hoyoung Huh and Oleg Nodelman to Board, Approve All Board Proposals at Annual General Meeting . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Ericsson selected to build LTE network for Rogers
Sole supplier for LTE radio access network Upgrades and expands Rogers' existing packet core network to Evolved Packet Core (EPC) Further expands global leadership in LTE GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Reports First-Quarter 2011 Results
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ASSA ABLOY: A good start to the year
Sales totaled SEK 8,699 M (8,345), representing an increase of 4%, made up of 6% organic growth, 7% acquired growth and exchange-rate effects of -9%. Strong growth in Asia and in North and South America. Subdued but stable development in Europe, with good growth in Germany, Sweden, Finland and Eastern Europe. Other markets in Europe were weaker GlobeNewswire

BONTERRA CONTINUES DRILLING & HITTING GOLD, EASTERN EXTENSION
BonTerra Resources Inc. /BONTERRA CONTINUES DRILLING & HITTING GOLD, EASTERN EXTENSION . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Oriola-KD Corporation's Financial Statements for 1 January - 31 March 2011
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