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Now, 'Social Vending System' to help you socialise with strangers
A new "Social Vending System" has been developed by Pepsi that lets people pay it forward by buying a drink for someone else. ANI

Pakistan inching ahead to bestow MFN status to India: Khullar
Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar, who returned after a two-day long secretary level talks with his Pakistani counterpart Zafar Mahmood, on Friday said Pakistan is inching ahead to bestow Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India. ANI

Fisher Communications, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2011 Financial Results on May 10, 2011
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI) will report its first quarter 2011 financial results before the market opens on May 10. This information will also be available through the Investor Relations section of Fisher's Web site, This release corrects erroneous information pertaining to the date of the earnings release communicated earlier this week by Thomson Reuters. MarketWire

Sierra Desert Holdings Separates With Terrax
Sierra Desert Holdings Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BRZM). As of December 31, The Company failed to meet the funding obligation it had with Terrax. This has forced the company to unwind all agreements with Terrax. As a result of the unwinding, Murray Owen has resigned his position as COO and Director of Sierra Desert Holdings. MarketWire

Quasar Announces New Management
Quasar Aerospace Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QASP) is pleased to announce they have appointed Joseph C. Canouse as their new President and CEO to head the company. Mr. Joshua Henderson will remain as the Chief Operating Officer and the company would like to thank him for his assistance during this transition period. MarketWire

Extra Space Storage(R) of Fort Lauderdale Partners With the Playground Gym for Strongman Challenge
Extra Space Storage of Fort Lauderdale is partnering with the Playground Gym CrossFit Fort Lauderdale to host the 2011 Fort Lauderdale Strongman Challenge. The event will take place on Saturday, April 30th, 2011, starting at 11 am at The Playground Gym located at 525 NW 1st Ave, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301 MarketWire

Mercantile Bancorp Receives Letter From NYSE Amex, LLC
Mercantile Bancorp, Inc MarketWire

CB Gold Inc.: Operating and Financial Highlights for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2010
CB Gold Inc. (TSX VENTURE: CBJ) ("CB GOLD" or the "Company) will, on April 29, 2011, file on its Audited Consolidated Financial Statements, Management Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") and Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2010 as well as post same on our website MarketWire

Parents, Students and Teachers Demonstrate at Newark Arts High
There will a public demonstration from Arts High School, 550 Martin Luther King Blvd, Newark, NJ at 12:00pm Tuesday May 3, 2011. MarketWire

Deer Valley Corporation Incurs No Storm Damage and Expects to Resume Full Production May 2, 2011
Deer Valley Corporation, ("Deer Valley" or the "Company") (OTCBB: DVLY) is advising its dealers, employees and shareholders that the Company's production plant in Guin, Alabama had sustained no damage as a result of the band of highly destructive tornados and severe thunderstorms that wreaked havoc in much of Alabama on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 MarketWire

Precision Petroleum Corporation: Montana Powder River Basin Farmout Agreement
Precision Petroleum Corporation (OTCBB: PPTO) - MarketWire

Portfolio Recovery Associates Donates $15,000 to Assist Tornado Victims in Birmingham
Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAA) today donated $15,000 to the Birmingham Chapter of the American Red Cross to aid in disaster recovery following the devastating tornadoes in the Birmingham area. MarketWire

PetroFrontier Corp. Releases 2010 Year End Financial and Operating Results
PetroFrontier Corp. (TSX VENTURE: PFC) ("PetroFrontier" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce the release of its 2010 year end financial and operating results. A copy of PetroFrontier's audited consolidated financial statements and related management's discussion and analysis ("MD&A") can be obtained through the Corporation's website at and on SEDAR at www.sedar MarketWire

Intergraph(R) to Host Discovery Tour Event in Perth, Australia on May 2 to Feature CADWorx(R) Plant and P&ID Professional With Integration of CAESAR II(R) and PV Elite(R)
Intergraph has scheduled a Discovery Tour event on May 2, 2011 in Perth, Australia that will include demonstrations of Intergraph CADWorx Plant Professional and CADWorx P&ID Professional and show how they integrate with Intergraph CAESAR II for pipe stress analysis and PV Elite for vessel and exchanger analysis MarketWire

Stonegate Bank 2011 First Quarter Earnings Release
Stonegate Bank (OTCBB: SGBK) MarketWire

What Money Tips Can You Take Away From the Royal Wedding? Asks Informa Research Services
Today, Prince William wed Kate Middleton in a beautiful ceremony that was watched all over the world by billions of people. It was an elegant, flawless affair that appeared to have spared no expense. However, according to many reports, William and Kate made conscious efforts to make their nuptials a little less costly MarketWire

Rodinia Oil Corp. Releases 2010 Year End Financial and Operating Results
Rodinia Oil Corp. ("Rodinia" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE: ROZ) is pleased to announce the release of its 2010 year end financial and operating results. A copy of Rodinia's audited consolidated financial statements and related management's discussion and analysis ("MD&A") can be obtained at the Corporation's website at and on SEDAR at MarketWire

Expansion of Envista Map-Based SaaS Solution for Right-of-Way Management Spawns New Website
Envista Corporation, the world's leading provider of enterprise map-based coordination solutions for right-of-way (ROW) management via the web, today announced the launch of its all-new website, MarketWire

Veterinary Specialty Hospital Success With Its First Bone Marrow Transplant in Dog With Lymphoma
Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego (VSH) has successfully performed a hematopoietic cell transplant (better known as bone marrow transplant) for a dog with lymphoma. Cody, an otherwise active and healthy 7-year old male Golden Retriever completed his treatment and is thriving with no complications 4 months after his discharge from the hospital. MarketWire

Zions Bank Broadway Across America Utah Announces the 2011-2012 Season -- Including the Return of WICKED
Something WICKED this way comes as part of the exciting Zions Bank Broadway Across America Utah 2011-2012 season of performing arts events and Broadway shows. MagicSpace Entertainment's Broadway In Utah is thrilled to announce its 2011-2012 season featuring the return of Broadway's biggest musical blockbuster, WICKED MarketWire

MichBio Members Honored Among Michigan 50 Companies to Watch
Four MichBio members were among those recognized during the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch for 2010 presentation in Lansing last night. MichBio is the association for Michigan's biosciences industry. MarketWire

aurionPro Delivers Orc Trading to JRG International, Dubai
aurionPro today announced that JRG International Brokerage DMCC, a Dubai-based firm, has selected Orc Trading for their market making and high-frequency commodities futures spreading businesses. The order was booked in December, 2010, and the contract is based on Orc's licensing subscription model. JRG International is a joint customer of Orc and aurionPro. MarketWire

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: Entree Gold Further Extends Mineralization at Ann Mason, Nevada
A correction from source is issued for the press release disseminated on April 28, 2011 at 6:59 PM ET. The column headers for Table 1 were incorrectly labelled. The corrected release follows: MarketWire

Oracle Unveils Oracle Health Sciences Cloud
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Save the Children Sends Response Team as Tornadoes Force Children Into Homelessness
As tornadoes turn towns across the Southeast into trash heaps and force thousands of children and families into crowded shelters, Save the Children's U.S. Programs is sending an emergency response team to the Tuscaloosa-Alabama region to respond to the situation. MarketWire

Oracle Is #1 in Worldwide User Provisioning for 2010
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Acuatico Air Indonesia Selects Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing and Oracle Utilities Business Intelligence to Enhance Customer Service
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Company Schedules First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage") (NYSE Amex: VTG.U) (NYSE Amex: VTG) (NYSE Amex: VTG.WS) today announced that it will conduct a call at 11:00 AM Eastern Time on May 6, 2011 to discuss operating results and developments for the first quarter 2011. Vantage will release earnings before the market opens on May 6, 2011. To access the conference call, U.S MarketWire

Portugal. The Man Unveils Atlantic Records Debut; Eagerly Awaited Album to Be Heralded by First Single, "Got It All (This Can't Be Living Now)"; North American Headline Tour Takes Off Tonight; Acclaimed Experimental Rockers Also Set for Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza; "IN THE MOUNTAIN IN THE CLOUD" Arriv
Atlantic recording group Portugal. The Man has announced the upcoming release of their hugely anticipated label debut. "IN THE MOUNTAIN IN THE CLOUD" arrives in stores and at all DSPs on July 19th. MarketWire

Treaty Energy Updates Shackelford County Regular Field Acquisition
Treaty Energy Corporation (OTCQB: TECO), a growth-oriented energy company in the oil and gas industry, today announced an update to its announced "letter of intent" of April 12, 2011 to acquire producing oil and gas leases in Shackelford County, Texas. MarketWire

Bravo Network Show "Millionaire Matchmaker" Segment to Be Filmed at the Suffer Training Center
SUFFER (PINKSHEETS: SUFF) today announced that is has signed off on papers allowing producers of the show Millionaire Matchmaker to use the Suffer Training Center for the filming of show segments. MarketWire

Ziegler Announces First Quarter Financial Results
The Ziegler Companies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ZGCO), a diversified financial services holding company, today released its financial results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Optigenex Inc. Announces Long Term Strategic Licensing Agreement With bHIP Global, Inc. for Expanded Direct to Consumer Marketing of AC-11(R)-Based Health, Beauty and Skin Care Products
Optigenex Inc. (PINKSHEETS: OPGX) announced today the signing of a new, long term, strategic licensing agreement with bHIP Global, Inc. for Direct to Consumer marketing of a variety of innovative products for health, beauty and skin care featuring the patented, all natural DNA care ingredient AC-11®. MarketWire

Bernanke's First Quarterly Briefing: No Change in Fed Rate, Says Informa Research Services
This Wednesday, the Federal Reserve announced that it would not move its key interest rate, and thus, it would remain near zero where it has resided since December 2008, when it lowered it to 0-0.25% MarketWire

Straight No Chaser Sets Fall Tour; Two-Month Trek Kicks Off October 14th in Dallas; North American Dates Follow A Cappella Superstars' Ten-Week Summer Concert Residency at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City; "Back To The Shore: Songs Of The Decades and More" to Run From June 27th - September 4th
ATCO/Atlantic recording group Straight No Chaser has announced plans for an extensive North American tour this fall. The dates begin October 14th at Dallas' McFarlan Auditorium and then continue through late December (see itinerary below). The majority of them will go on sale to the public on Wednesday, May 4th. For complete information, please visit Straight No Chaser's official website, www MarketWire

Abington Bancorp, Inc. Announces Results for the First Quarter of 2011
Abington Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company")(NASDAQ: ABBC), the parent holding company for Abington Bank (the "Bank"),reported net income of $1.5 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2011,compared to net income of $1.6 million for the quarter ended March 31,2010. The Company's basic and diluted earnings per share were each $0.08for the first quarter of 2011 and 2010. MarketWire

Media Alert: San Diego Entrepreneur of the Year, Covario CEO Russ Mann, Shares Insights Into Creative Corporate Social Responsibility at Woodward Animal Center Event
Who:Covario CEO Russ Mann will be the featured speaker on the topic of "Creative Corporate Responsibility in the Internet Age" at a Helen Woodward Animal Center luncheon today at The University Club in San Diego. Mann was named a 2010 "Entrepreneur of the Year" in the San Diego region in the annual Ernst and Young award competition MarketWire

Midas Special Fund, Inc. Changes Name to Midas Magic, Inc.
Midas Special Fund, Inc. (NASDAQ: MISEX), a mutual fund investing aggressively for capital appreciation, is pleased to announce today that it has changed its name to Midas Magic, Inc. The Fund will continue to be available under its current ticker symbol, MISEX. MarketWire

World Surveillance Group Awarded First Government Contract
World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCBB: WSGI), a developer of lighter-than-air unmanned aerial vehicles ("UAVs") and related technologies, announced today that it was awarded a $200,000 contract from Space Florida, an independent special district, a body politic and corporate, and a subdivision of the State of Florida MarketWire

As Moving Season Arrives, New Options for Renters, Home Buyers Make Moving a Snap
As spring arrives, so does moving season in the Pacific Northwest, with renters and home buyers beginning the traditionally painful process of packing and moving. This season, movers have a smarter option in moving boxes that are affordable, eco-friendly and delivered to your door. FROGBOX (www.frogbox MarketWire

ReliaBrand Inc. Announces Completion of Purchase of Adiri(R) Iconic Baby Bottles Intellectual Property
ReliaBrand Inc. (OTCBB: RLIA) announced today that its Asset Purchase Agreement with 0875505 B.C. Ltd. has closed. As part of the Agreement, ReliaBrand Inc. (the "Company") acquired multiple patents and trademarks acquired by 0875505 BC through a receivership proceeding of Adiri, Inc. ("Adiri"). Adiri was granted the initial patents and trademarks MarketWire

Sikich Financial Adds Henry as Financial Advisor
Sikich LLP, a nationally recognized public accounting and business advisory firm (, announces that Matthew J. Henry, CRPC®, has joined the firm as a Financial Advisor for Sikich Financial. Sikich Financial is a registered investment advisor and wholly owned subsidiary of Sikich LLP. MarketWire

Successful First Year for Twin Rivers Paper Company
Twin Rivers Paper Company celebrated its first year of operation on Thursday, achieving accomplishments in the areas of energy reduction, productivity improvements, product innovation and environmental sustainability. MarketWire

Harvard University Announces Appointment of Gordon Jones as Director of Harvard Innovation Lab
Gordon S. Jones has been named the inaugural Director of the Harvard innovation lab, a new and innovative initiative set to launch in late 2011 that will foster team-based and entrepreneurial activities, and provide a forum, both physically and virtually, for interactions among students, faculty, alumni, and the surrounding community MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Make Mom's Day With Concert Tickets
Mother's Day is on May 8, and sons and daughters everywhere can show their appreciation by bringing mom to a concert. TicketNetwork has a great selection of tickets for tours that she will love. MarketWire

Acadia Power Partners Completes Sale of Acadia Unit 2 to Entergy Louisiana
Acadia Power Partners, LLC (APP) announced effective today that it has completed the sale of Unit 2 at Acadia Power Station and 50 percent of Acadia Power Station's common assets to Entergy Louisiana, LLC, a subsidiary of Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR), for approximately $300 million. MarketWire

ASPA Gold Corp. Corporate Actions and Regulatory Filing
ASPA Gold Corp. (OTCBB: RENS) confirms that The Board of Directors has resolved to reduce the Authorized Share Capital Company from its previous amount of 3,000,000,000 (Three billion) shares of Common Stock to an amount of 250,000,000 (Two hundred and fifty million) shares of Common Stock. MarketWire

General Shareholders' Meeting of Brembo
The General Shareholders' Meeting of Brembo was held today at the Stezzano headquarters and resolved on: the approval of the 2010 Annual Report and the distribution of a gross dividend of EUR0.30 per share; the appointment of the Board of Directors and Statutory Auditors; the plan for the buy-back and sale of own shares MarketWire

Workday Named #3 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area
The San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal have ranked Workday, Inc. #3 for mid-size companies on its annual list of Best Places to Work in the Bay Area. Workday is the leader in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for global human resources, payroll, and financial management. MarketWire

Green Star's 'Gun Oil' at Major NRA Show
Green Star Products, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GSPI) and Eco Solutions Group are continuing the successful product roll out of "Italian Gun Grease," their amazing anti-friction weapons lubricant to multiple niche markets. The military (including snipers), law enforcement, hunting and shooting communities have shown great enthusiasm for a product that can improve performance and solve problems MarketWire

Pepper Rock Resources Updates Silver/Gold/Copper Resource Exploration Activities
Pepper Rock Resources Corp. (OTCQB: PEPR) (PINKSHEETS: PEPR) (the "Company") is pleased to present a review of activities regarding the Company's ongoing joint venture mineral exploration projects in British Columbia, Canada. MarketWire

SCIP 2011 International Annual Conference & Exposition Brings Together Over 600 Top Competitive Intelligence and Strategy Professionals in Orlando for Industry Benchmarking and Networking
Only a week remains until the most crucial event of the year for Competitive Strategy and Competitive Intelligence professionals, SCIP 2011 International Annual Conference & Exhibition, kicks off on May 9th - 12th at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel in Orlando, Florida MarketWire

Global Forestry Capital Announces Successful Closing of Initial Offering of Its Luxembourg Regulated Forestry Fund
Global Forestry Capital is pleased to announce the successful closing of the initial offering period for its open ended fully regulated Specialized Investment Fund in Luxembourg, the Global Forestry Growth Fund LFP PRIME SICAV - SIF S.A. The offering was made to sophisticated and qualified institutional investors. MarketWire

DynTek Announces Results for Third Fiscal Quarter 2011
DynTek,Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DYNE), a leading provider of professional technologyservices, today announced results for its third fiscal quarter endedMarch 31, 2011. MarketWire

Force Energy Corp. Included in Standard & Poor's Corporate Records Program
Force Energy Corp. (OTCBB: FORC) (FRANKFURT: FC2) (hereafter "Force," the "Company"), a junior Lithium, Rare Earth and Hydrocarbon exploration company, announced today that its company information is now included in Standard & Poor's Corporation Records Listing Program. As part of the program, a full description of Force Energy Corp MarketWire

Box Ships Inc. Takes Delivery of First Two Containerships
Box Ships Inc., (NYSE: TEU), or the Company, a global shipping company specializing in the transportation of containers, announced today that it has taken delivery from Paragon Shipping Inc., of the Box Trader and the Box Voyager, two 3,426 TEU high specification vessels built in 2010 MarketWire

Paragon Shipping Inc. Completes the Sale of Its Two Containerships to Box Ships Inc.
Paragon Shipping Inc. (NYSE: PRGN), or the Company, a global shipping transportation company specializing in drybulk cargoes, announced today that it has completed the sale and delivery to Box Ships Inc., of both the Box Trader and Box Voyager, two 3,426 TEU high specification containership vessels built in 2010 in exchange for 2,266,600 shares of Box Ships common stock and approximately $69 MarketWire

Fisher Communications Urges Shareholders to Support Its Highly Qualified Board Nominees
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), a leader in local media innovation, today announced it has mailed the following letter to all Fisher shareholders in connection with the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 11, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. MarketWire

United Mining Group, Inc.: Annual Shareholders' Meeting
United Mining Group, Inc. ("UMG" or the "Company"), (TSX: UMG)(FRANKFURT: UM8)(OTCQX: UMGZF) announces that at the annual and special meeting of shareholders held on April 28th, 2011, the shareholders approved the following matters: MarketWire

myFreightWorld Inc. CEO Issues Letter to Shareholders
myFreightWorld Technologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MYFT) announced today that it has issued a letter to shareholders from its CEO J. Michael Head. MarketWire

Titan Commences 2011 Exploration Program on Its Dinty Moore Property
Titan Resources International Corp. (PINKSHEETS: TNRI) (FRANKFURT: 36T1) is pleased to announce that the 2011 surface exploration program will commence on their Silver bearing property in British Columbia, Canada. The program is intended to run over the whole exploration season and will consist of two phases MarketWire

CalAmp Wide Area Network Products Certified by Landis+Gyr for Use in Smart Grid Applications
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced today that Landis+Gyr has successfully verified compatibility of its Gridstream™ smart grid solution with private and public wide area network products from CalAmp. MarketWire

MedeFile CEO Kevin Hauser to be Featured on "The Medical Hour: It's Your Health" Aired on 1220 AM All Talk Radio (KLPW AM)
MedeFile International, Inc MarketWire

DryShips Announces Signing of Restructuring of $1.1 Billion Facility and Exercise of 2 Options to Construct UDW Drillships 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 signing, by its majority-owned subsidiary Ocean Rig UDW Inc. ("Ocean Rig"), of the previously announced restructuring of its $1.1 billion Secured Term Loan Facility led by Deutsche Bank MarketWire

LJ International Names Renowned Designer Omar Torres as Creative Director of Its ENZO Brand
LJ International Inc. (LJI) (NASDAQ: JADE) today announced that Omar Torres, famed for his work with jewelers such as Bulgari, Movado and Van Cleef & Arpels, and for jewelry created under his own "Omar Torres" label, has joined LJI's ENZO retail division as its Creative Director. MarketWire

Powering Eco Sustainability, the Latest Mantra Amongst the Indian Manufacturing Fraternity
India has been a hub for manufacturing outsourcing for over two decades now. Companies have focused on enhancing productivity and maintaining global standards, but there has been pressure on protecting the environment, while doing so, in the recent years. The Indian industrial landscape is slowly warming to the concept of 'Going Green'. MarketWire

Metalogix Announces Public Beta Availability of Its Office 365-Ready Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint
Metalogix Software, the leading provider in content lifecycle management (CLM) solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint®, Exchange®, and legacy environments, today announced the public beta availability of its Microsoft Office 365-ready migration solutions MarketWire

The Largest Biomass Conference Is Coming to St. Louis
BBI International's 4th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo, the world's largest and fastest growing biomass conference, is taking place in St. Louis, MO, May 2-5, 2011 at America's Center MarketWire

Arena Kicks Off 2011 With 24% Increase in Subscription Sales
Arena Solutions, a provider of on-demand bill of materials (BOM) and change management software for small and mid-size manufacturers, today announced an increase in subscription sales of 24% for the quarter ending March 31, 2011, as compared to the same period one year earlier MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan to Participate in 2011 Manufacturing Leadership Summit & PM 100 Awards Program
Frost & Sullivan's vice president of industrial automation and process control research, Sath Rao, looks forward to serving as a panel member at the 2011 Manufacturing Leadership Summit taking place May 9 to 11, 2011 in Palm Beach, Florida. The panel, entitled "Unlocking Value: Continuous Improvement of Profitability" will focus on the drive for operational excellence MarketWire

Schawk, Inc. Announces Dates for First-Quarter 2011 Financial Results Press Release and Conference Call
Schawk, Inc. (NYSE: SGK), a leading provider of brand development and deployment services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers, announced plans to release first-quarter 2011 financial results on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, after the market closes. MarketWire

TELEHOUSE America's NYIIX Doubles Internet Traffic in Exceeding 100 Gigabits Milestone

Medivation Announces Upcoming Teleconference, Webcasts and Conference Participation
Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN) today announced that it will hold the following events in May: MarketWire

FLIR Systems Announces First Quarter 2011 Financial Results
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) todayannounced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011.Revenue was $373.5 million, up 30% compared to first quarter 2010 revenueof $287.3 million. Operating income in the first quarter was $76.6 million,compared to $84 MarketWire

Ceradyne, Inc. Receives $3.5 Million ESAPI Body Armor Order
Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDN) announced that it has received a delivery order for approximately $3.5 million for ESAPI (Enhanced Small Arms Protective Insert) ceramic body armor plates. Ceradyne plans to complete this delivery order in the third quarter 2011. MarketWire

United States Oil and Gas Corp Strengthens Its Balance Sheet, Reduces Debt
United States Oil and Gas Corp (OTCQB: USOG) (PINKSHEETS: USOG), announced that it has achieved progress in reducing its debt and strengthening its balance sheet MarketWire

Sharyn Gol JSC Announces Major Strategic Review

Lectra: First Quarter 2011 financial results
-- Revenues: EUR 49.8 million (+14%)(*)-- Income from operations: EUR 5.5 million (+77%(*)-- Net income: EUR 3.7 million-- Free cash flow: EUR 3.2 million-- Net cash positive again: EUR 2 MarketWire

FIMALAC: First Half Revenue (October 2010 - March 2011)
REVENUE: 2nd quarter FY 2011 1st half FY 2011As reported + 22.0% + 21.1%Like-for-like + 19.6% + 12.3%FIMALAC's consolidated revenue for the first half of fiscal 2011 (October 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011) amounted to EUR 341.5 million, representing an increase of 21 MarketWire

Private Market Share Transactions Radically Streamlined
Xpert Financial, Inc. today announced the deployment of its radically streamlined, patent-pending auto-execution process for clearing and settling private-company share auctions as part of all Xpert Private Offerings (or XPOs) MarketWire

UNISYN VOTING SOLUTIONS OPENELECT (R) Suite of Digital Optical Scan Products Receives Missouri State Certification
Unisyn Voting Solutions, Inc. (Unisyn) recently received voting system certification from the State of Missouri for its OpenElect suite of products MarketWire

Jackson County, Missouri Selects UNISYN VOTING SOLUTIONS OPENELECT (R) Central Tabulation System (OVCS)
The Jackson County Election Board completed the purchase of Unisyn Voting Solutions (Unisyn) OpenElect Central Tabulation System (OVCS) and its OpenElect Central Suite of software products (OCS) MarketWire

SciClone Pharmaceuticals to Report First Quarter 2011 Results on May 10
SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCLN) today announced that it plans to report first quarter 2011 results on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. SciClone is hosting a conference call at 8:30 am ET to provide a financial update. The call will be hosted by Friedhelm Blobel, Ph.D., President and CEO, Gary Titus, Senior Vice President and CFO, and Mark Lotter, CEO of China Operations. MarketWire

Hydrokinetic Energy Emerges as Next Big Step in Renewable Technology, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Hydrokinetic energy in the U.S. is still in its infancy, yet current advances will make this form of renewable power generation technology as common as wind turbines within the next 10 years. Hydrokinetic technologies produce electricity by harnessing the kinetic energy of a body of water, which results from its motion MarketWire

Anadarko Increases Presence in Rocky Mountain Region, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) (The Woodlands, Texas) is one of the largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the world. In recent acquisitions, Anadarko has strengthened its presence in core areas of the Rocky Mountains region MarketWire

WABCO Reports Q1 2011 Results; Posts 36% Organic Sales Growth; Delivers Record Profitability; Raises Guidance for 2011
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) - MarketWire

Exelon, Constellation Energy Group Announce Merger, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Yesterday, Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) (Chicago, Illinois) and Constellation Energy Group (NYSE:CEG) (Baltimore, Maryland) announced a planned merger of the two companies. Exelon will pay approximately $7.9 billion for the acquisition of Constellation. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

Neste Oil's Interim Report for January-March 2011

Xcel Energy Sees Steady Gains in First-Quarter 2011 as Electric Margins Improve, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Xcel Energy Incorporated (NYSE:XEL) (Minneapolis, Minnesota), a leading U.S. energy company, reported steady growth in first-quarter 2011 as higher electric and gas margins offset the effects of increased expenses. Net income for the quarter was reported to be $202.51 million, a 21.95% increase from first-quarter 2010. MarketWire

PNI Digital Media Announces Departure of Executive Vice President of Sales
PNI Digital Media (TSX VENTURE: PN)(OTCBB: PNDMF), ("PNI" or the "Company"), the leading innovator in online and in-store digital media solutions for retailers, announced that Sue Page, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing has resigned to pursue other opportunities. MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 4/29
Titanium mining, thought-controlled computers, analyst ratings, consumer credit, London algae summit; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv MarketWire

Nexsan First to Ship Enterprise-Class Storage Systems With 3TB SATA Drives
Nexsan®, a leading provider of storage systems for the mid-market, today announced the availability of enterprise-class 3TB SATA drives for its Nexsan E-Series™ suite of storage systems MarketWire

LBi International N.V.: Quarterly trading update for the period January - March 2011
LBi International N.V. (NYSE Euronext symbol: LBI), Europe's largest marketing and technology agency, today reports its first quarter results for the period ended 31 March 2011. MarketWire

SBM Offshore N.V. Signs Contracts for Oil Loading System and Design Licenses for Drilling Ships and Jack Ups
SBM Offshore is pleased to announce it has been awarded the followingcontracts. 1. FPSO Oil Offloading System A contract relating to the Deep Water Oil Loading System required as partof anoil field development offshore West Africa MarketWire

Rockall Technologies Opens a New Office in Dubai
Rockall Technologies, a leading supplier of collateral management software solutions, announced today that it has opened a new office in Dubai. Rockall Tech is expanding its operations within the Middle East to take account of increased interest from the region and to allow the company to serve the ME and North Africa at a local level MarketWire

Cytec Joins IMAST Research Consortium
Cytec Joins IMAST Research Consortium Will Collaborate with Customers and Academia to Advance Composite Material Technology GlobeNewswire

Summary of FLSmidth & Co. A/S Annual General Meeting
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 09-2011, 29 April 2011 GlobeNewswire

Compagnie Financière Tradition SA Annual Report 2010
Compagnie Financière Tradition /Compagnie Financière Tradition SA Annual Report 2010 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

SeaBird - First quarter 2011 result presentation and webcast

Talvivaara Share Subscription Price and Market Value Stock Options 2011A
Stock Exchange Release GlobeNewswire

EDB ErgoGroup ASA - Annual Report 2010
(Oslo, 29 April 2011) EDB ErgoGroup's Annual Report for 2010 is now available as an attachment to this announcement. The Annual Report is also available in Norwegian and English versions on the company's website at This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc GlobeNewswire

Vaisala's January - March (Q1/2011) results published on May 6, 2011
Vaisala Stock Exchange Release 29.04.2011 at 3:15 p.m. GlobeNewswire

High demand for financing but few completed deals
Demand among the Swedish export industry for long-term financing from SEK was high during the first quarter of 2011 but the number of completed deals was fewer than expected. The volume of offers for credits was high, indicating that SEK's volume of new lending for Swedish exports could increase.  Earnings were strong and increased by 64 percent during the period. GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil's Interim Report for January-March 2011
Neste Oil CorporationStock Exchange Release29 April 2011 at 1 pm (EET) GlobeNewswire

ENR Russia Invest SA Announces 2010 Results
ENR Russia Invest SA /ENR Russia Invest SA Announces 2010 Results. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Sanoma completes the divestment of movie operations
Stock Exchange Release 29/4/201113:30 GlobeNewswire

Talvivaara Mining Company Plc. Board of Directors Organizational Meeting
Stock Exchange Release29 April 2011 GlobeNewswire

Annual overview
Issuers of listed transferable securities are required to provide Oslo Stock Exchange with an annual summary of information made available to the public, cf the Stock Exchange Regulations, section 5-2, §5. GlobeNewswire

Annual Report 2010 of guarantors to bonds loan
Stavanger, 29 April 2011: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco - OSE:NOR), GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth wins contract for minerals equipment

Finanshuset Acta's annual report for 2010 / AGM notice
Finanshuset Acta is today, 29 April, publishing the online edition of its annual report and accounts for 2010. The report is also available on the group's web site at GlobeNewswire

In connection to the release of the results for Q1 2011 Storebrand invites to the following events: GlobeNewswire

ENBW International Finance B.V.
EnBW International Finance B.V. /ENBW International Finance B.V.. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Q1 2011 results and webcast/teleconference on 25 May 2011
Prosafe SE will publish its results for the first quarter of 2011 on 25 May 2011 at approx. 01:00 p.m. CET. In connection with the release, Karl Ronny Klungtvedt, CEO and Sven Børre Larsen, CFO will hold a webcast/teleconference the same day at 02:00 p.m. CET. GlobeNewswire

Invitation to Vacon's Capital Markets Day 2011
Vacon Plc, Stock Exchange Release, April 29, 2011 at 10.00 am GlobeNewswire

Minna Ala-Heikkilä takes over as Editor-in-Chief for Nokian Uutiset and Tyrvään Sanomat
Alma Media CorporationPress release                   April 29, 2011 at 9:15am (EEST) GlobeNewswire

Sanoma acquires learning business in Finland and Sweden and divests its general literature operations
Press Release 29/4/201109:30 GlobeNewswire

Alma Media's interim report for January-March 2011: Growth driven by online media

The Annual General Meeting of Copeinca ASA will be held on Tuesday 20 May 2011, 10:00 a.m. at Felix Conference Centre, Bryggetorget 3 (Aker Brygge), Oslo. GlobeNewswire

Issuers of listed transferable securities are required to provide Oslo Stock Exchange with an annual statement of information made available to the public, ref. the Securities Trading Act Section 5-11 (first paragraph). GlobeNewswire

Attached please find the Board of Director's Report 2010 both in English and Norwegian. GlobeNewswire


Dundee Capital Markets Continues to Recommend Hathor Exploration (TSX:HAT) - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, April 28, 2011 - Dundee Capital Markets analyst, David Talbot, has issued an update on Hathor Exploration (TSX:HAT), which recently moved from the TSX Venture Exchange up to the Toronto Stock Exchange. GlobeNewswire

Quarterly trading update for the period January - March 2011
LBi books sound top line growth and further margin improvement in Q1 2011Business fuelled by increasing demand for digital branding, social media and mobile offerings GlobeNewswire

SBM Offshore is pleased to announce it has been awarded the following contracts. GlobeNewswire

Inwido to acquire Pro Tec Vinduer in Denmark
This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act or demands made in the exchange rules. GlobeNewswire

1855 announces a sales growth of +39% during the first quarter of 2011

Increased number of shares and votes in Karolinska Development
STOCKHOLM - April 29, 2011. The number of shares and the number of votes in Karolinska Development have changed as a result of a new issue of 15,200,000 series B shares in total, in connection with Karolinska Development's listing on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. GlobeNewswire

1855 announces an operational profit of 528K for 2010

Yara appoints new head of Investor Relations
Oslo (2011-04-29): GlobeNewswire

Yara reports strong first-quarter results
Oslo (2011-04-29): Yara International ASA reports strong first-quarter results as sales volumes and fertilizer margins increased reflecting tight agricultural markets. GlobeNewswire

The shares in Tomra Systems ASA will be traded ex dividend NOK 0.60 as from today, 29th of April 2011. GlobeNewswire

Lindab's Report for the First Quarter 2011
January - March 2011  GlobeNewswire

RHJ International: Annual Report for the Year Ended December 31, 2010
RHJ International SA (EURONEXT: RHJI) announces that its Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2010, is available as of today on its website at The Annual Report is accessible in English and in French. GlobeNewswire

Nokia Siemens Networks completes acquisition of certain wireless network infrastructure assets of Motorola Solutions
- Pays USD 975 million in cash - Approximately 6900 employees will transfer to Nokia Siemens Networks - Takes on responsibility for 50 operator customers in 52 countries GlobeNewswire

GOGL - Consolidated Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2010
Golden Ocean Group Limited announces the filing of its Consolidated Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2010.The Consolidated Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2010 can be found on our website at and in the link below. GlobeNewswire

AkzoNobel announces intention to restructure and split ICI Pakistan
 April 29, 2011  GlobeNewswire

Thunderbird Resorts Inc.: 2010 Annual Report Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders
Thunderbird Resorts Inc. /Thunderbird Resorts Inc.: 2010 Annual Report Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Metso to supply cooking plant and fiber line upgrade to Phoenix Pulp & Paper in Thailand
Metso Corporation's press release on April 29, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

DSM - repurchase of shares (26-28 April 2011)
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has repurchased 435,987 of its own shares in the period from 26 April 2011 up to and including 28 April 2011 at an average price of € 45.33. This is in accordance with the repurchase, covering existing option plans, announced on 23 February 2011. The consideration of this repurchase was € 19.8 million. GlobeNewswire

First quarter 2011: Results rise on higher aluminium prices and stronger sales
Hydro had underlying earnings before financial items and tax (EBIT) of NOK 1,448 million in the first quarter, up from NOK 588 million in the fourth quarter. Higher realized aluminium prices and premiums, higher volumes and lower operating costs lifted underlying results for the quarter. GlobeNewswire

AMG Announces new Term Loan and Revolving Credit Facility
Amsterdam, 29 April 2011 --- AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. ("AMG," EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") has entered into a five-year $300 million multicurrency term loan and revolving credit facility with Commerzbank AG and Lloyds TSB Bank plc as co-bookrunners.  HSBC Bank plc, RBS Citizens NA and Unicredit Bank AG served as Mandated Lead Arrangers. GlobeNewswire

MorphoSys Reaches Second Clinical Milestone with OncoMed Pharmaceuticals
MorphoSys AG /MorphoSys Reaches Second Clinical Milestone with OncoMed Pharmaceuticals. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

MorphoSys AG Reports Strong Results for the First Quarter of 2011
MorphoSys AG /MorphoSys AG Reports Strong Results for the First Quarter of 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

SDRL - Buyback of shares
Hamilton, Bermuda, April 29, 2011 - Seadrill has through market purchases executed April 28, bought back 300,000 of the Company's own common stocks at an average price of NOK185.41 per share GlobeNewswire

Annual information
Issuers of listed transferable securities are required to provide Oslo Børs with an annual statement of information made available to the public, cf the Stock Exchange Regulations section 5 -2 fifth paragraph. GlobeNewswire

Interim Report January to March 2011

Annual General Meeting in ASSA ABLOY AB
Election of the Board of Directors The Annual General Meeting of ASSA ABLOY AB re-elected Gustaf Douglas, Carl Douglas, Johan Molin, Sven-Christer Nilsson, Birgitta Klasén, Eva Lindqvist, Lars Renström and Ulrik Svensson as members of the Board of Directors. Gustaf Douglas was then re-elected as Chairman of the Board. GlobeNewswire

Annual Report for 2010

Devgen nv: shareholder notification
Regulated information GlobeNewswire

Bombardier Reports the Impact of the Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for its Fourth Quarter and Year ended January 31, 2011
Bombardier Inc. /Bombardier Reports the Impact of the Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for its Fourth Quarter and Year ended January 31, 2011 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

April 30, 2011Northland Resources S.A. reports that during April 2011, 600,000 incentive stock options were granted and 300,000 shares were issued with respect to the exercise of incentive stock options.There are now 225,483,899 common shares issued and outstanding, representing 225,483,899 voting rights. There are 10,000,000 incentive stock options outstanding GlobeNewswire

Announcement of change in the total number of shares and votes in ASSA ABLOY AB
The conversion of convertible bonds related to Incentive 2006 has now been completed. Full conversion has taken place and a total of 2,332,344 new B-shares have been created up until April 2011. GlobeNewswire

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