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NEC Wins Contract to Supply Maldives' Domestic Submarine Cable System
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that it signed a contract with Dhiraagu (Dhivehi Raajjeyge Gulhun Private Limited; Headquarters: Male, Maldives; Chief Executive: Ismail Rasheed), the largest telecom carrier in the Maldives for a domestic optical submarine cable system connecting eight islands in the Maldives ACN Newswire

Mitsubishi Motors to Display the Mitsubishi Concept Global Small at Auto Shanghai 2011
Mitsubishi Motors will display the Mitsubishi Concept Global Small compact car for China debut at the Auto Shanghai to be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center for April 19 through April 28 (Press days for April 19-20, General exhibition dates for April 20-28) ACN Newswire

Constellation Brands Reports Fiscal 2011 Results
Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ), the world's leading premium wine company, reported today its fiscal 2011 results.* Achieves comparable basis diluted EPS of $1.91 and reported basis diluted EPS of $2 ACN Newswire

Next Generation Broadband and Mobile Networks to take Centre Stage at CommunicAsia2011
Demand for higher quality and faster broadband speeds is growing exponentially across the world, especially in the Asia-Pacific region ACN Newswire

AboveNet Further Reduces its Latency Across its London FinanceNet Platform
FinanceNet - high bandwidth services delivered across the shortest optical fibre paths to key financial exchanges    White Plains, N.Y ACN Newswire

SGX Provides Further Comments to FIRB on ASX-SGX Merger Proposal
Singapore Exchange Limited ("SGX") refers to the announcement on 5 April 2011 concerning the notification by the Foreign Investment Review Board ("FIRB") that the Australian Treasurer is disposed to reject the proposed merger of SGX and ASX Limited ("ASX") as contrary to Australia's national interest ACN Newswire Reports: Sales of Ipad2 Reached New High in March ( latest report shows that the sales of Apple's iPad 2 surpassed iPad 1 in March, as the shipment volume reached 2.4 million analyzes that the as for monthly shipments in Q2, iPad 2 willgrow from 4 million units to 4.5 million units, and the total volume of shipments in Q2 will reach 12 million units. ACN Newswire

2nd Annual Smart Grid China Summit 2011 to be Held in Beijing
2nd Annual Smart Grid China Summit 2011 will be held on June 9-10 in Beijing, China. It will leverage on advanced technologies and equipments in tapping the burgeoning smart grid market ACN Newswire

Fundamental Research Increases Target Price in Report on Commerce Resources (TSX.V - CCE) - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, April 6, 2011 - Based on new resource estimates, Fundamental Research has increased its target price for Commerce Resources (TSX.V - CCE) from $1.51 to $2.13, well above the current market price of $0.98. Please click here to watch the video summarizing the Fundamental Research report. If the link is not enabled, please visit www.investmentpitch ACN Newswire

Bill Radvak, President of American Vanadium (TSX.V - AVC), Interviewed by's Tara Sweder - Video Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, April 6, 2011 -'s Tara Sweder interviews Bill Radvak, President and CEO of American Vanadium (TSX.V - AVC). Click here to watch the video. If the link is not enabled, please visit and enter ""American Vanadium"" in the search box ACN Newswire

Driven Capital (TSX.V - DVV) Resumed Trading after Completing its Qualifying Transaction - Video Highlights Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, April 6, 2011 -Â Driven Capital Corp., (TSX.V -  DVV) resumed trading on Tier 2 of the TSX Venture Exchange after obtaining Exchange approval of its Qualifying has posted a video discussing this transaction, which can be viewed by clicking here. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.investmentpitch ACN Newswire

Live Domain Auction Crushed by User Requests
Everything was set perfectly. The video crew was lit and ready, the domain names lined up, the announcers seated and prepped, the auction start time only minutes away. MarketWire

Golar LNG Partners LP Prices Initial Public Offering
Golar LNG Limited ("Golar" or the "Company")announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Golar LNG Partners LP, aMarshall Islands limited partnership (the "Partnership"), has priced itsinitialpublic offering of 12,000,000 of the Partnership's common units at aninitialpublic offering price of $22.50 per unit MarketWire

Destiny Solutions Financial Group Introduces New Web Site
Destiny Solutions Financial Group is pleased to announce that it has introduced its newly designed Web site. Destiny Solutions Financial Group provides financial consulting to individuals and families who are struggling with debt, as well as those who want to plan for their immediate and long-term financial goals. MarketWire

Innovative Direct Response to Create Media Campaign for ColorBlanks by RoseArt
Innovative Direct Response (IDR), a recognized creator of direct response productions based in Irvine, CA, announced it recently has entered into an agreement to develop a set of TV commercial spots for RoseArt, a division of MEGA Brands Inc. The campaign will focus on enhancing brand recognition for the company's acclaimed new ColorBlanks art product for children. MarketWire

Just Released -- BORN WILD: The Extraordinary Story of One Man's Passion for Africa -- By Tony Fitzjohn
"The funny thing about being chewed up by a lion is that they don't bite chunks out of you -- they suffocate you. All that firepower and they use a pillow. He was going to kill me, the bastard MarketWire

Harwood Appointed as President of Parsons Enterprises
Parsons announces the appointment of Dean Harwood as President of Parsons Enterprises, a new entity focused on the development of concession-based businesses built on Parsons' strong credentials in infrastructure capital-asset delivery. Mr MarketWire

Urban Mapping Enhances Industry Leading Neighborhood Boundary Data and Technology; Expands International Coverage
Urban Mapping, Inc (UMI), a leading provider of geospatial data and technology services, today announced updates to the company's market leading Neighborhoods database, which now includes nearly 110,000 neighborhoods in over 3,500 cities across the United States, Canada, and Europe and now Latin America and Australia MarketWire

The American Institute of Architects, California Council, Offers a Free CALGreen Checklist
The AIACC is pleased to announce a new, FREE resource available to AIACC members, as just one of the many benefits of membership. New Green Building Codes went into effect in January 2011. In order to assist members with meeting the requirements of the 2010 California Green Building Codes, (CALGreen) the AIACC has partnered in the development of the new Residential CALGreen Checklist MarketWire

Coastal Energy Announces Appointment of Joint Broker
Coastal Energy Company (the "Company" or "Coastal") (TSX-V: CEN) (AIM: CEO) announces that it has appointed FirstEnergy Capital LLP as joint broker to the Company with immediate effect. MarketWire

HoneyBaked Ham Co. Helps Cooks Plan a Simply Delicious Easter Feast
Easter celebrations feature colorfully dyed eggs; baskets full of candy, chocolate bunnies and other assorted figures; and food -- lots of food. To help you keep the focus of the day on the celebration of spring and rebirth and not on food preparation and cooking, HoneyBaked Ham Co. has some time-saving and delicious suggestions for local hosts and hostesses. MarketWire

cei (Coating Excellence International) to Exhibit at PetFood Forum
cei (Coating Excellence International),, the market leading flexible packaging and technical products company, today announced that they will be exhibiting at Petfood Forum, held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center, April 11-13, 2011 -- booth #535. MarketWire

Top 10 New Garden Plants and Products for 2011 - Green Thumb Award Winners
Five new plant varieties and five new gardening products have won 2011 Green Thumb Awards presented by the Direct Gardening Association (formerly known as the Mailorder Gardening Association). MarketWire

Lake Compounce, Nation's Oldest Amusement Park, Gives Away the Keys
For the second year in a row, Lake Compounce, the oldest, continuously operating amusement park in the country, will honor one very special, and deserving family with the 'Keys to the Park.' The chosen family will experience a back stage tour of the park, as well as unlimited access to rides, food stands and games MarketWire

NRB Wins Four Awards of Distinction, Including a Best of Show from the Modular Building Institute
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

SEI to Announce First-Quarter Earnings on Wednesday, April 27, 2011
SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ: SEIC) announced today that it intends to release first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, before the markets open. The company will also hold a conference call to discuss these financial results beginning at 2:00 p.m. ET. MarketWire

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. Announces Public Offering of 4,000,000 Common Units
Navios Maritime Partners L.P. ("Navios Partners") (NYSE: NMM), an owner and operator of dry cargo vessels, announced today that it plans to offer 4,000,000 common units representing limited partnership interests in a public offering. Navios Partners expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 600,000 common units to cover over-allotments, if any MarketWire

SPIE Supports Bill to Ensure Crucial Rare-Earth Elements Supply for Optics and Photonics Innovation
Proposed legislation aimed at securing a reliable supply of materials essential to the optics and photonics industry has received support from SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. MarketWire

Axios Mobile Assets Corporation Names Lambert, Edwards & Associates Public Relations Agency of Record
Axios Mobile Assets Corporation (CNSX: AXA), an ROI-based global logistics company, today announced it has selected Lambert Edwards & Associates (LE&A), one of the Midwest's leading public relations firms and a top-20 investor relations firm nationally, as its agency of record MarketWire

The1stMovement Earns Recognition From the 2011 Los Angeles ADDY(R) Awards Competition
The1stMovement (T1M), a full service digital agency with offices in Pasadena, CA, and Denver, CO, announced today that it was recognized by the 2011 Los Angeles ADDY® Awards competition within the online category. T1M's work, "The Most Adventurous Friend You Know" campaign for PENTAX Imaging's Optio W90 waterproof camera, earned a Bronze ADDY Award MarketWire

TGI EKOPLAZ Unit Enters Into Strategic Alliance With ELIHO ENERGY SYSTEMS INC
TGI Group (PINKSHEETS: TSPG), a diversified holding company, announced today that it entered into strategic alliance agreement with ELIHO ENERGY for testing, sales and installation of EKOPLAZ equipment. Members of ELIHO management will join TGI's Advisory Board. MarketWire

ClearEdge Marketing Wins Exclusive Affinity Partner Recognition With Illinois Technology Association
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) named ClearEdge Marketing the exclusive marketing firm of its prestigious Affinity Partner Program. The honor recognizes ClearEdge's commitment to the industry and its proven ability to provide smart, effective marketing solutions that drive revenue growth for technology companies. MarketWire

Bayfield Ventures Closes $5.5 Million Brokered Private Placement
Bayfield Ventures Corp. (TSX-V: BYV) (FWB: B4N) (the "Company")is pleased to announce that, further to its news releases of March 9,2011 andMarch 25, 2011, it has closed its flow-through (the "FT Offering") and nonflow-through (the "NFT Offering") private placement financings led byOctagon CapitalCorporation ("Octagon"), on an agency basis, for aggregateproceeds of$5,512,390. MarketWire

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich Joins 2011 Translational Regenerative Medicine Forum Speaker Roster
The Regenerative Medicine Foundation is pleased to announce that Newt Gingrich, Former Speaker of the House and founder of the Center for Health Transformation, has joined the 2011 Translational Regenerative Medicine Forum speaker line up MarketWire

Study Reveals Buy Side Firms Entrust Most Difficult Trades to Pipeline
Pipeline Trading Systems today announced that it is ranked first among all brokers in trading difficulty of executed orders, according to a new global study recently completed by Ancerno, Ltd. (formerly a unit of Abel/Noser Corporation).(1) In the same study, Pipeline is also ranked among the Top 10 brokers for execution quality in North America. MarketWire

Domain Name BX.COM Is for Sale
After nearly 20 years, BX.COM has decided to focus its attention on its highly successful software product, pureCommerce. "Changing the company's name to pureCommerce better reflects who we are and our business focus," stated Mark Shapiro, Founder and CEO of BX.COM. "Because of this," he continued, "we are entertaining offers for purchase of the domain via sealed bid." Now that BX MarketWire

XO Holdings' Special Committee Announces Engagement of Financial Advisor and Legal Counsel
The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of XO Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: XOHO) announced today that it has retained JP Morgan Securities LLC as its financial advisor, Dechert LLP as legal counsel and Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A. as Delaware counsel MarketWire

D. Kent Miller Joins ERM's Southern Division
D. Kent Miller has joined ERM as a partner and sales executive in ERM's Southern Division to help ERM further grow its business in the Oil and Gas sector. MarketWire

Repellent-Treated Clothing Substantially Reduces Tick Bites for Outdoor Workers, Study Finds
A pilot study conducted by researchers at The University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health reported that the incidence of tick attachments was reduced by 93 percent among workers wearing Insect Shield Repellent Apparel. The report was published online March 11 in the journal Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. MarketWire

iPass to Report First Quarter 2011 Financial Results on May 9
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of enterprise mobility services, today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter 2011 on Monday, May 9, 2011 following the close of regular market trading. MarketWire

CommerceGate Global Billing Services Highlighted at ad:tech SF
The US- and EU-based Internet Payments Service Provider CommerceGate ( will be returning as exhibitor at the upcoming ad:tech San Francisco show to showcase their comprehensive global billing services MarketWire

Sprouts Expands Headquarters Lease to 32,000 Square Feet on Heels of Merger
The Phoenix office of Lincoln Property Company, a full-service real estate firm providing property management, receivership services, leasing, development and project management, announced that Sprouts, a national chain of markets, recently signed a 32,306 square foot lease renewal and expansion at Paradise Village Office Park, located at 11811 North Tatum Blvd., Phoenix, Arizona. MarketWire

NineSigma and NewEdge Combine Market Insight With Technology Trends to Identify New Opportunities for Companies Across Industries
NineSigma, Inc., the leading provider of open innovation solutions, and innovation strategy and design firm, NewEdge, announced today a joint offering as part of a new strategic relationship. Key to this offering is a monthly report that marries consumer and market insights with emerging technology trends and will launch under NewEdge's well-established Antennae brand MarketWire

Princeton Security Technologies (OTCBB: PSGY) to Deliver Its Handheld Radiation Detection Units to Japan Nuclear Crisis
Princeton Security Technologies, Inc MarketWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Announces Agreement With Clearview Cinemas for Digital Cinema Deployment
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in digital cinema, today announced a long-term virtual print fee deployment agreement with Clearview Cinemas, one of the New York metropolitan area's largest movie exhibitors MarketWire

NYF International Advertising Awards to Honor Award Winning Commercial Film Editor Bob Carr With Living Legend Award
New York Festivals® International Advertising Awards will honor Bob Carr, award-winning commercial Film Editor with Red Car Chicago, with one of the first ever NYF Living Legend Awards. Mr. Carr will be presented the award on Thursday, May 5th at the 2011 International Advertising Awards New York Show, in New York City on May 4th & 5th at Skylight West. MarketWire

UDS/Delivery Technology Solutions Inc. Announces Moves to Improve Shareholder Value and Facilitate New Investment
Universal Delivery Solutions Inc. (UDS) announces moves to improve shareholder value and facilitate new investment. UDS is the operating unit of Delivery Technology Solutions Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DTSL), the leader in delivery management technology. MarketWire

USA Football Partners With Zazzle for New Merchandise Shops Benefiting America's Youth Football Community
Zazzle, the world's leading platform for quality custom products, today announced its expanded partnership with USA Football to launch custom store solutions for America's youth football teams. In support of this partnership, Zazzle launched a USA Football store enabling every youth football league, club or team to create its own customized gear, complete with their name, colors and mascots. MarketWire

TransGaming Appoints LEWIS PR as Agency of Record
TransGaming Inc. (TSX-V: TNG), the globally recognized leader in the deployment of video games across multiple platforms, has engaged global communications agency LEWIS PR to implement a media relations campaign in the US and Canada. MarketWire

Glatfelter Capabilities on Display at Europe's Premier Nonwovens Exhibition
Visitors to Glatfelter's booth at Index 11, Europe's largest exhibition of nonwoven paper products held April 12th through 15th, will have the opportunity to learn what makes Glatfelter the global supplier of choice in specialty papers and engineered products. MarketWire

SkyFuel's Mirror Film Lasts the Lifetime of Solar Power Plant
ReflecTech Mirror Film is used in place of fragile glass mirrors to lower the cost of SkyFuel's parabolic trough concentrating solar collector. In the solar thermal plants where these collectors are installed, the reflectors are expected to last for 25 years MarketWire

SUFFER Signs 2.5 Million Dollar MOU for Distribution in Mexico
SUFFER (PINKSHEETS: SUFF) today announced that the company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding valued at a minimum of 2.5 Million Dollars with a Distributor in Mexico. MarketWire

Proteonomix, Inc. (PROT) Files New Patent Application for a New Technology to Focus on Mobilization of Bone Marrow Stem Cells and Begins to Prepare for a Clinical Trial Based on the Patent Application

Red Bull Soapbox Race Returns to the Streets of Downtown Los Angeles
The results are in! From hundreds of applications, the top 40 teams have been chosen to race their homemade soapboxes down a harrowing course in Downtown Los Angeles at Red Bull Soapbox Race. The May 21 event will feature the field of 40 hand-made soapbox racers braving steep drops, two jumps, a 90° turn and scary speeds, all in pursuit of soapbox glory MarketWire

Take Your Career to New Heights at the 2011 Invent Your Future Conference for Women
Don't miss the 2011 Invent Your Future Conference for Women April 26 - 27, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, where business experts and thought leaders will help you build valuable new skills and develop meaningful relationships. Register at MarketWire

China Food Services Authorized Representatives of Food Club Brand in China
China Food Services, Corp. (PINKSHEETS: GDHI) is pleased to announced today that the Company recently became the exclusive authorized representative for the Food Club brand in China. This is part of the Company's plan to broaden its base by offering a wider range of products MarketWire

GeoMet Announces Appointment of New Director to Replace Resigning Director
GeoMet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMET) announced today the appointment of Robert E. Creager to its Board of Directors effective today and the acceptance of the resignation of J. Hord Armstrong, III from the Board effective yesterday. Mr MarketWire

New Private Capital Fund Launched to Invest in Clean Technology and Sustainability in Louisiana
Today, SAIL Capital Partners, LLC of Irvine, CA and SAIL Sustainable Partners of Louisiana, LLC (SSP), announced the creation of The Louisiana Sustainability Fund (LSF), a new private capital fund dedicated to building a sustainable economic future in Louisiana by investing in clean technology and sustainable industry MarketWire

Raise The Flag At Five to Support Japan Relief Effort; 100% of Proceeds to Benefit Japan Directly
Please join us Saturday April 16 from 3PM to 7PM as the Cherry Blossom Festival comes to a close in the main square of Japan Town for Raise The Flag At Five, a relief fundraising event for San Francisco citizens to come together to support the ongoing relief effort for Japan. MarketWire

Lakeland Industries, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results
Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAKE)today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscalyear 2011 ended January 31, 2011. MarketWire

Bridge Bank Extends $7 Million in Financing to Fluidigm Corporation
Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), and its subsidiary Bridge Bank National Association, a full service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley, announced today it has provided Fluidigm Corporation with a $7 million line of credit MarketWire

Thursday's Newsmakers: #Crude Oil, Gap Inc., Dish Network, Blockbuster, #Japan Quake, #GlennBeck
Thursday's Newsmakers: Crude Oil, Gap Inc., Dish Network, Blockbuster, New Japan Quake. MarketWire

Fan and Follow Overland Storage to Win an iPad 2
Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced that it is offering individuals who are interested in data storage topics the opportunity to win a 16GB wifi-enabled Apple iPad 2 by following @OverlandStorage on Twitter and "liking" Overland Storage on Facebook. MarketWire

Florida Dance Festival Provides Springboard for Raw Talent and Fresh Ideas
Florida Dance Association returns to Tampa with Florida Dance Festival, June 14-25, at the University of South Florida School of Theatre and Dance. MarketWire

F-Secure Research Finds Growing Number of Spam-Like Websites and Content Farms
Finding high-quality information through Internet search engines is becoming increasingly difficult as sites featuring repetitive and inferior content multiply. Data from F-Secure's Browsing Protection reputation engine confirms speculation that millions of low-quality sites are being created every month. MarketWire

Houston Custom Furniture Store, The Amish Craftsman, Introduces Traditional Amish Builders to Houston Community at Upcoming "Meet the Builder" Event May 7
Preserving the traditions of the Amish "craftsman" and building long-lasting relationships along with quality furniture worthy of passing from one generation to the next, The Amish Craftsman in Houston celebrates the backbone of their business and hosts a "Meet the Builder" event Saturday, May 7 (10am-6pm) at their 5555 Washington Avenue location. MarketWire

Mrs. Illinois Zara Johnson to Compete in Mrs. America Pageant at Historic Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia April 12 to April 14
Cicero's Development Corporation, a premier commercial renovation company, today announced that Mrs. Illinois, Zara Johnson, who has served as Cicero's office manager for more than 20 years, will compete to become the next Mrs. America. The pageant will be held April 12, at the renowned The Greenbrier, a National Historic landmark resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. MarketWire

Magnolia Expands Operations in the Americas
Magnolia, the open source content management vendor that delivers simplicity on an enterprise scale, today announced two new hires to ensure customer satisfaction and continued new business expansion. MarketWire

Pinnacle Security "Crash and Smash" System Goes From Alert to Capture in 12 Minutes
Pinnacle Security, a leader in the residential security market, today announced its systems facilitated the capture of a home intruder in Benton Harbor, Michigan. The "Crash & Smash Protection" enabled alarm system notified Pinnacle Security's triple-redundant monitoring facility of a potential incident in the home of Pearl Lewis MarketWire

The Terrace at Trump Expands, Season Begins May 18, 2011
Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago is pleased to announce that The Terrace at Trump, the downtown hotel's sophisticated outdoor dining venue, will open Wednesday, May 18, at 2:30 p.m MarketWire

eMarketer Launches Executive View for iPhone
eMarketer today introduced Executive View for iPhone, to help businesspeople keep up with digital marketing, media and commerce trends -- anytime, anywhere. MarketWire

Simba Technologies Appoints Robert Gersten to Its Advisory Board
Simba Technologies Inc., industry's choice for standards-based relational and multi-dimensional data connectivity, announced today that Robert Gersten has joined its Advisory Board. MarketWire

Benz Communications Introduces New Adult Children Imputed Income Toolkit
Jennifer Benz, founder and chief strategist of Benz Communications, today announced the availability of its Adult Children Imputed Income Toolkit. Benz Communications is an HR communications strategy boutique. MarketWire

Avto Metals Receives Patent for Quantum Transistor
Avto Metals plc has received a U.S. patent for a new type of quantum transistor that could make possible smaller, more powerful electronic devices of all sorts. The technology uses a recently-discovered quantum interference effect that will enable transformation of existing materials into materials with precisely-defined properties for almost any electronic application. MarketWire

"THE X FACTOR" Launches First-Ever Audition, MyStudios Across America
(OTCBB: SOMD) -- THE X FACTOR, the highly anticipated singing competition series debuting this fall on FOX, extends its auditions further across the country with unprecedented and specially built high-definition recording studios opening Friday, April 8 in Honolulu, HI; and Phoenix, AZ MarketWire

Shift4 Brings a Higher Standard of Payment Processing to Microsoft Dynamics RMS Users
Shift4 Corporation, the world's leading independent provider of payment gateway services, announced today the integration of the Microsoft Dynamics® Retail Management System (RMS) with their DOLLARS ON THE NET® payment gateway MarketWire

The Joint Commission Urges Health Care Organizations to Focus on Achieving High Reliability
Health care may be able to transform itself from an industry in which islands of excellence are surrounded by a sea of serious and preventable adverse events into one that rarely fails by learning from other industries, according to "The Ongoing Quality Improvement Journey: Next Stop, High Reliability," published today in Health Affairs. The article, written by Mark R. Chassin, M.D., FACP, M.P.P MarketWire

EdOptions Wins Two 2011 BESSIE Awards
EdOptions has been honored with two 2011 Best Educational Software (BESSIE) Awards. BESSIEs are awarded by ComputED Learning Center, San Diego's leading computer education resource. Stars Suite®, EdOptions' Web-based instructional program, is the winner of the Multi-Level Multi-Subject Website category MarketWire

Nine Hospitals in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio Save Nearly $6.2 Million in 2010 Through VHA's Clinical Pharmacy Assessment Program
Hospitals across the nation continue to struggle with rising economic stress, driven by falling reimbursements and expanding labor and technology costs. These pressures have led hospitals to attack supply costs with a vengeance. MarketWire

RTG Ventures Appoints Fiona Bloom to Lead Digital Clarity in New York
RTG Ventures, Inc. (OTCQB: RTGV) -- Following his announcement as RTG Ventures' Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Reggie James has made his first appointment by hiring music industry executive, Fiona Bloom, to develop and open new business in the USA for Digital Clarity and RTG MarketWire

Goo Goo Dolls Confirm Tour Dates for Summer 2011
GOO GOO DOLLS have extended their American tour with dates that will take the band across the U.S. through late August including cities that they have not played in some time. The band's current album, SOMETHING FOR THE REST OF US, continues to garner global critical praise: MarketWire

Univa Joins the EDA Consortium
Univa ( the leading provider of optimization and management software for traditional, dynamic and cloud data centers, today announced it has joined the Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Consortium (, the international association of companies that provides the software and services engineers use to design complex semiconductor chips and electronic products. MarketWire

APAC Customer Services, Inc. Earns PCI DSS Security Certification
APAC Customer Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: APAC), a leader in global outsourced services and solutions, announced today that it has been certified as enterprise-wide compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 2.0 as a Level 1 Service Provider by Tech Lock, Inc. MarketWire

ChaCha Traffic Explodes in 2010
Reflecting the staggering popularity of ChaCha, the #1 free, real-time Q&A service, recent data revealed that traffic to increased 218 percent from February 2010 to February 2011.* These numbers, as determined by comScore, show that had the most rapid growth of all Top 100 Web properties in the past year. MarketWire

VBrick Systems Unveils the Rich Media Desktop, Empowering the Masses to Create Live and On-Demand Video Presentations
Enterprise IP video leader, VBrick Systems, today announced availability of the Rich Media Desktop (RMD). The RMD enables employees throughout an enterprise to easily create and stream dazzling presentations that combine audio, video, images and data from their desktops MarketWire

American Energy Report Issues Thursday Trading News on Citigroup, Sirius XM Radio, Intel, Microsoft, Ford and UnionTown Energy
Editors Note: There are two photos associated with this press release. MarketWire

2011 Tax Incentives Help Distribution Centers Enhance Performance Using Automated Bar Code Systems
Two new U.S. tax incentives, the 2010 Tax Relief Act and the Small Business Jobs Act, reduce the cost of implementing new automatic identification systems that manage bar code scanning, labeling, and sortation. These solutions help distribution centers (DCs) improve the speed and accuracy of their day-to-day operations through automation. MarketWire

Media Advisory: Con-way Freight to Donate Historic Tractor to Iowa 80 Museum
WHAT: In April 1983, truck 414-3001, a Ford Model 8000 cab-over tractor, now affectionately known as "Ole Number One," rolled off of the assembly line and went into service at Con-way Central Express, a regional motor carrier start-up launched by the then Consolidated Freightways, Inc MarketWire

XZERES Launches UK Web Site and Online Site Assessment to Begin Active Marketing of Its Small Wind Power Systems to the UK Market
XZERES Wind Corporation (OTCBB: XWND), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind market (2.5kW-100kW), today announced the launch of its United Kingdom website The new site includes site assessment for England, Scotland and Wales and is a part of the XZERES WindRx™ (www.xzeres MarketWire

Harvard Students Launch Social Shopping Website With Luxury Deals for Moms
A new members-only website connects stylish moms to luxury deals, including brands worn by celebrity kids and moms such as Halle Berry and Kate Hudson. MarketWire

SilverLeaf Financial Purchases $79 Million of Commercial Paper From a Regional Bank
SilverLeaf Financial ( recently announced the acquisition of eight loans from a regional bank. The unpaid principal balance of the loans is approximately $79 M. The 2010, 2011 appraised value of the collateral secured by this purchase equals approximately $127 M. Six of the eight loans are secured by assets in Wisconsin, and the other two are located in Arizona MarketWire

EADS North America Expands Space and Related Product Activities in the U.S.
EADS North America today announced that it has further integrated and expanded the company's Space and related product activities in the U.S., supporting government agencies, private sector customers and academia. The line of business (LOB) will be led by John Schumacher, who will serve as Vice President, Space line of business. MarketWire

Letter to Shareholders From Milton C. Ault, Chairman, President and Interim CEO of CoreStream Energy, Inc.
The following is a letter to shareholders from Milton C. Ault, Chairman, President and Interim CEO of CoreStream Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ZLUS)("CoreStream" or "CoreStream Energy"). MarketWire

TicketNetwork Sues The Bushnell Center's CEO & President for Defamation
TicketNetwork, the leading online ticket exchange for events and innovative technology solutions provider for both ticket buyers and sellers, filed suit today in Connecticut Superior Court against the President and CEO of The Bushnell Center for Performing Arts for making defamatory remarks about TicketNetwork. MarketWire

Oracle Is #1 in the RDBMS Market for 2010
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Docudesk Announces Free Web Service for Last-Minute Tax Filers
Docudesk Corporation, a leader in electronic document management, announced the release of, an online service that offers consumers free access to fully-editable, electronic versions of more than 10,000 federal, state and local government documents and tax forms MarketWire

KUBRA: Nashville Electric Service Launches A New Mobile E-billing Solution
KUBRA, a customer interaction management solution provider, today announced that Nashville Electric Service (NES) has launched a new mobile e-billing solution powered by KUBRA. With this new offering NES customers can experience all the functionality of the existing e-bill Biller-Direct site on their mobile devices MarketWire

The Co-operators: Will My Home Insurance Cover Me for Damage Caused by Spring Weather?
Doesn't it feel good to have the cold, bleak days and long, subzero nights of winter behind us? During the weeks when winter turns to spring weather, the combination of snow melting and rain falling on your roof can leak into your home's foundation and do significant damage MarketWire

Random House, Inc. Invests in Flat World Knowledge
Random House, Inc., the world's largest English-language trade book publisher, announced today it has become an investor in Flat World Knowledge, a publisher of high-quality college textbooks that students can read free online or purchase in various print and digital formats. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology's New Series of HI TMP(R) TANTAMOUNT(R) Surface-Mount Solid Tantalum Chip Capacitors Is Industry's First to Feature 10 Microfarad Capacitance at 12 V or 21 V and 500 Hours of Continuous Operation at + 200 Deg. C
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of HI TMP® TANTAMOUNT® surface-mount solid tantalum chip capacitors that are the industry's first such devices to offer a capacitance value of 10 microfarad at 12 V or 21 V and 500 hours of continuous operation at + 200 °C, without the need for voltage derating MarketWire

Sir Thomas R. Moore Helps Oceana Save Belizean Reefs
As part of the Christie's Green Auction on Tuesday, long-time Oceana supporter Sir Thomas Moore made a donation of $100,000 to help Oceana's effort to completely end all forms of trawling in Belize. The ban will protect the Mesoamerican coral reef, a UNESCO world Heritage Site and the largest reef system in the western hemisphere, from the damaging effects of bottom trawling. MarketWire

CyberShift White Paper Helps Companies Maximize Productivity When Deploying Mobile Workforces
CyberShift, a global provider of workforce management and expense management software and services, today announced the release of a new mobile workforce-focused white paper, "Redefining the Workplace: The Future of Strategic Mobile Workforce & Expense Management MarketWire

SDRL - US$1,000 million Convertible Bond Agreement 2007/2012 ISIN NO 001 0395981 - Notification of Call Option
Hamilton, Bermuda, April 7, 2011 - The loan agreement for the US$1,000millionfive year convertible bond issued by Seadrill Limited in 2007, maturing onNovember 8, 2012 (ISIN NO 001 0395981) provides Seadrill with the right toredeem the remaining outstanding bonds at par value plus accrued interestundercertain conditions MarketWire

George Roberts to Lead Hy9 Corporation Engineering and Product Development
Hy9 Corporation (, a leading manufacturer of hydrogen generators and hydrogen purifiers for energy and transportation applications, announced the appointment of George Roberts as Vice President of Engineering. Mr. Roberts comes to Hy9 from UTC Power Corporation, where he managed UTC's fuel cell technology cost reduction initiatives, and W. L MarketWire

ReadyU Presents The Ultimate Style Sweepstakes for College Students Nationwide
As summer approaches and college courses begin to wind down, Procter & Gamble (P&G) (NYSE: PG) wants to help students prepare for their important and exciting summer internships. ReadyU is a program dedicated to supporting college students by helping them navigate the journey of life outside the classroom MarketWire

SearchMedia Promotes Presence in China's Out of Home Advertising Industry
SearchMedia Holdings Limited ("SearchMedia" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: IDI) (NYSE Amex: IDI.WS), one of China's leading nationwide multi-platform media companies, today announced that the Company will present at the 8th Annual China Out of Home ("OOH") Communication Conference, hosted by Asia OOH Media, to be held from April 7-9, 2011 at the YinHe Dynasty Hotel in Chengdu, China MarketWire

Trig Innovation Announces Patent Award for Otwo Air Purifier
Trig Innovation, a Research Triangle, NC-based innovation management consulting firm, announces its latest patent award for sgblue, Inc.'s Otwo Air Purifier. MarketWire

Announcing ZINC: An Ad Exchange
ZEDO, Inc. announces ZINC, an Ad Exchange. MarketWire

Kamakura Names Risk Expert Mark Slattery Senior Vice President Client Services
Kamakura Corporation announced today that Mark E. Slattery, a financial and risk expert with 25 years of experience, has joined Kamakura as Senior Vice President of Client Services. Mr MarketWire

ROMS to Headline "Unintended Consequences" Tour and Prepare to Release Debut Music Video for "Can't Stop The Sound"
Luthier Society, Inc. -- Los Angeles rock band ROMS have announced early details for a series of west coast showcases from June 2nd - June 18th, in conjunction with artist Dimitri Falk's interactive modern art series, "Unintended Consequences MarketWire

Make Mom's Life Easier With Mother's Day Gift Card From Dream Dinners Meal Assembly Stores
It's a 5 o'clock phrase feared by busy women all across the country: "Mom, what's for dinner?!?" Put moms' stress to rest this Mother's Day with a gift card to Dream Dinners nationwide meal assembly stores MarketWire

Gradient Scientist Provides Testimony Before Senate Subcommittee Hearing on Proposed CPSIA Amendment
Gradient Principal Barbara D. Beck was invited by the Senate Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Commerce, and Trade as an expert in toxicology and human health risk assessment to provide scientific testimony regarding a proposed bill, "Discussion Draft of a Bill that would Revise the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act." The hearing was held April 7, 2011 in Washington, DC. MarketWire

Early Intervention and Treatment for Serious Mental Illness Is Focus of New Ventura County Program for Teens and Young Adults
An estimated 14 percent to 20 percent of young people have a mental, emotional or behavioral disorder. Half of adults with these conditions report that the onset occurred during early adolescence. Unfortunately, many individuals go undiagnosed and untreated until symptoms worsen, resulting in a devastating impact on the individual, the family, and community MarketWire

CableWholesale Announces Line of Cost-Effective Infrared Products
Eight infrared (IR) products, including infrared receivers, injectors and emitters, are now available at industry-leading prices from CableWholesale ( MarketWire

Seamless Ordering for Custom Embroidered Shirts With EmbroidMe's Online Stores
Each year, an increasing number of schools across the country institute dress code policies, incorporating uniform apparel. According to proponents, uniforms increase safety, encourage discipline, help students resist peer pressure, increase school pride and diminish economic and social barriers MarketWire

ICE Corp. Concludes Important Step to Enter India and Secure Market Access
Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation (OTCBB: ICMC) ( announced today that it has reached an agreement with New Delhi based Voicecom Technologies (Voicecom), to secure market access for its Modizo platform (, the proprietary celebrity video blogging platform owned and operated by ICE Corp MarketWire

Hi Score Receives Two Sales Orders in Excess of $100,000
Hi Score Corporation (PINKSHEETS: HSCOD) announced today that it has received approval on two separate bids for lighting from two separate customers. The sales orders are coming through DMD Lighting and Energy Control Systems, the newly acquired Hi Score subsidiary. Each of the two orders is in excess of one hundred thousand dollars MarketWire

Algal Biomass Organization Presents First Annual Algae Industry Leadership Awards to Advocates in U.S. Congress, Navy
The Algal Biomass Organization, the trade association for the U.S. algae industry, presented its first annual Algae Industry Leadership Awards to United States Representative Brian Bilbray (CA), Representative Jay Inslee (WA), Senator Bill Nelson (FL) and Rear Admiral Philip Cullom, Director, Energy and Environmental Readiness Division of the United States Navy MarketWire

Seegene and Samsung Medical Center Enter Co-Development Deal to Develop Molecular Diagnostics for Cancer
Seegene today launched its strategic push into personalized medicine by announcing a partnership with Samsung Medical Center to co-develop molecular diagnostics (MDx) for cancer. In this partnership Seegene will bring its molecular diagnostic technology leadership and Samsung Medical Center brings its clinical expertise and disease pathology to the development of new cancer MDx tests MarketWire

Lockheed Martin Awarded DARPA Contract to Improve Command and Control Systems
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) has been awarded a $2.7 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for Resilient Command and Control (RC2) to improve C2 systems for the military. MarketWire

Digerati Updates Key Component of Global VoIP Infrastructure by Teaming With AutoLCR for Deployment of Global Call Routing Solution
Digerati Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: DTGI) (OTCQB: DTGI) ("the Company"), a global provider of cloud communication services, today announced that it has completed the full implementation of the latest revision of a Global Call Routing solution provided by AutoLCR, Inc. Digerati has worked with AutoLCR for the past three (3) years, utilizing prior versions of the call routing solution MarketWire

Baldwin Technology Company, Inc. to Present at Taglich Brothers 8th Annual Small Cap Equity Conference
Taglich Brothers, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mark Becker, President & CEO and Ivan Habibe, VP, CFO & Treasurer of Baldwin Technology Company, Inc. (NYSE Amex: BLD), will be presenting at our 8th Annual Small Cap Equity Conference May 3rd, 2011. The Conference will take place at the New York Athletic Club, New York City MarketWire

Insomniac Announces Electric Daisy Carnival to Be Held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway; Tickets Go On Sale April 23
Los Angeles-based Insomniac announced that its much anticipated 15th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival will be held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Additionally, Insomniac has added a third day to the festival, extending the event dates from Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25 to also include Sunday, June 26. MarketWire

Cascade Microtech's BlueRay DS Probe System Wins Compound Semiconductor Award
Cascade Microtech, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCD), a leading expert at enabling precision measurements of integrated circuits at the wafer level, today announced that their BlueRay™ DS Probe system won Compound Semiconductor magazine's Metrology, Test and Measurement Award during a presentation at the Compound Semiconductor Europe Conference held in Frankfurt, Germany on March 22, 2011. MarketWire

Nile Pan Africa Fund (NAFAX) First Quarter 2011 Performance Update
Nile Capital Management is pleased to announce the first quarter 2011 performance update for its Nile Pan Africa Fund (NASDAQ: NAFAX), an actively managed mutual fund that focuses exclusively on the continent of Africa. MarketWire

Market & Research Group (MTRE.PK) Announces Plans
Market & Research Corp. (the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: MTRE) today announced that it has now signed five (5) letters of intent ("LOI") with certain planned acquisition targets. Each of the LOI's are subject to certain conditions precedent, including entering into definitive agreements with the targets MarketWire

World Energy Solutions Announces $5.5 Million Capital Raise
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has entered into agreements with several institutional investors to issue approximately 1.5 million shares of common stock at $3.60 per share, yielding gross proceeds of more than $5.5 million MarketWire

Falken Formally Rejects Unsolicited Bid for Control Position
Falken Industries Ltd. (OTCBB: FLKI) ( global player in vehicular and industrial product conceptions, the most popular of which are those marketed under the Clean Plus® brand ( announced today that it had, after completion of its due diligence, rejected the unsolicited offer for control made by Norex International. MarketWire

Bombardier's Mirabel Plant Prepares for Final Assembly of Flight Test CSeries Aircraft
Bombardier has started work at its aircraft production facility in Mirabel, Quebec, to accommodate final assembly of the first flight test CSeries aircraft. This is another step in the five-phased development of the Mirabel plant, which will ultimately double in size to some 860,000 square feet (79,897 square metres). MarketWire

Peopleclick Authoria Promotes Thomas Tisdale to SVP Sales
Peopleclick Authoria, currently serving nearly sixty percent of the Fortune 100 with best-of-breed suite solutions for Talent Management, Vendor Management and Workforce Compliance and Diversity, today announced the promotion of Thomas Tisdale MarketWire

Internet Broadcasting Taps Kaltura to Power Video in Its New ibPublish 2 Publishing Platform
Internet Broadcasting, the leading provider of solutions that deeply engage audiences and increase revenue for media publishers and advertisers, and Kaltura (, developer of the first open source online video platform, announced today that Internet Broadcasting has selected Kaltura to power video in its new Content Management System for media companies MarketWire

Stereo Vision Entertainment to Change Name to Stereo 3D Studios
Stereo Vision Entertainment Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SVSN) announced today that the majority shareholders have voted to change the corporate name to Stereo 3D Studios Inc. MarketWire

Propell Launches Fundraising Partnerships With Nonprofits, Public Radio
Propell Corporation (OTCBB: PROP), founder of the PropellShops® "instant ecommerce" system for schools, businesses, nonprofits and the military, announced today the upcoming launch of new PropellShops fundraising web stores in partnership with public radio stations and charitable groups, adding to a variety of other shops supporting social causes and fundraising. MarketWire

ObjectVideo Files Complaint Against Bosch, Samsung and Sony
ObjectVideo®, the leader in intelligent video, today announced it has filed a complaint in the United States District Court of Virginia against Robert Bosch GmbH; Bosch Security Systems, Inc.; Samsung Group; Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.; Samsung Techwin America; Sony Corporation; and Sony Electronics, Inc MarketWire

NCPDP Announces General Availability of dataQ 3.0, the Industry's One-Stop Pharmacy Data Source
NCPDP heightens data integrity in dataQ 3.0 with a deeper layer of verified pharmacy data to provide PBMs, health plans and other stakeholders faster reimbursement of prescription drug claims. dataQ 3.0 is the product's first major upgrade since its launch in 2008 MarketWire

Alto Group Holdings Announces Approval of Commercial Exploitation License of Bouge Gold Project
Alto Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ALTO) ("Alto Group" or the "Company"), an innovative mining and commodities trade company headquartered in New York, announces approval of commercial exploitation license of the Bouge gold project. MarketWire

James Bolduc Named President and COO of JPB
JPB Enterprises, Inc. ("JPB") announced today the naming of James Bolduc as its President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). MarketWire

Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (SFMI) Opens Its In-House Assay Laboratory
Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (OTCBB: SFMI) announces that it opens its metallurgical assay laboratory. With its highly sophisticated scientific equipment, SFMI's lab can process metallurgical results on a daily basis. The speed of in-house assay results can help management make necessary decisions on milling operations and projected revenue expectations. MarketWire USA Sets New Heights to Move Company to OTCBB USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SPFM) today announced that the company has started its audited financials to become a fully reporting company and move to the next board level; the OCT Bulletin Board (OTCBB). MarketWire

Altitude Organic Corporation Launches Its New Free App for Android(TM) and iPhone(TM) Users
Altitude Organic Corporation (PINKSHEETS: AMNG), a national publicly-traded medical marijuana company, announced today that it has launched its cutting-edge mobile application for smart phone users designed to access the whereabouts and pricing for various strains of medical cannabis available at Altitude Organic's stores MarketWire

Anchor Bay Entertainment Rounds Up 'The Gundown' Down Under
Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) ("Camelot") announced today that Anchor Bay Entertainment Australia has obtained all media rights for Camelot's action packed western THE GUNDOWN. The company is scheduled to release the film on DVD and Blu-ray™ on June 1st, 2011. MarketWire

Dwell Magazine Showcases Bosch Dishwashers as the Top Designer's Choice
Bosch home appliances can now add being the top dishwasher choice for America's modern kitchen designers to its impressive list of accolades. Outshining all other dishwasher brands, sleek Bosch dishwashers are the choice in nearly one in every five homes featured in Dwell magazine's "100 Houses We Love." MarketWire

Cake Marketing Expands Internationally With New Software Contracts
Cake Marketing, the software division of Accelerize New Media, Inc. (OTCBB: ACLZ), a multifaceted online marketing services company focused on the development of performance-based marketing programs and related software solutions, today announced its expansion into international markets. With new client additions in the U.K MarketWire

BSQUARE to Distribute Microsoft Embedded Solutions in Europe
BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR), a leading enabler of smart, connected devices, today announced it has entered into a new European distribution agreement with Microsoft. BSQUARE will now distribute the entire Microsoft Windows Embedded portfolio, such as Windows Embedded CE and Windows Embedded POSReady 7, in Europe. MarketWire

African Gold Group: KBRC11-025 Hits 10 m of 5.7 g/t Au & 15 m of 4.79 g/t Au; KBRC11-008 Hits 3 m of 42.4 g/t Au; KBRC11-001 Hits 3 m of 29.7 g/t Au in North, Near Surface, Step Outs at Kobada
African Gold Group, Inc., ("AGG" or the "Company") AGG is pleased to report the analytical results for 27 near surface (oxide), reverse circulation (RC), step out drill holes. All 27 step out RC drill holes being reported in this release were drilled to the north of the Zone 1 deposit that contains a 43-101 resource of 740,000 ozs Au at an average grade of 1.25 g/t Au at a 0.3 g/t Au cutoff. MarketWire

Klocwork Starts 2011 With a Record Q1
Klocwork, Inc., the global leader in automated source code analysis solutions for improving developer productivity, announced the close of a successful Q1 2011 that included record revenue driven by a 57 percent growth in license bookings as compared to Q1 2010. MarketWire

LIG Assets, Inc. Adds Additional Income Properties
LIG Assets, Inc. (LIGA) (PINKSHEETS: LIGA) recently increased its asset base by adding ten income producing properties to its diversified portfolio. Since becoming one of the more innovative venture capital firms, the Company has grown almost 1,000%. MarketWire

BIOLASE to Adopt Direct and Multi-Distributor Sales Model in Germany
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, announced today plans to immediately expand BIOLASE Europe, GmbH to now include a direct sales force, along with service and support operations, for the German market MarketWire

Stifel Financial Corp. Announces Retirement of Scott B. McCuaig
Stifel Financial Corp. ("Stifel") (NYSE: SF) announced today the retirement of Scott McCuaig as President, Co-Chief Operating Officer, and Director of its broker-dealer subsidiary, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, effective April 1. Mr. McCuaig is also retiring from his role as a Senior Vice President and Director of Stifel Financial Corp MarketWire

Taleo Executives to Present at Upcoming Investor Events
Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO) announced today that company executives will present at the following upcoming investor events: MarketWire

Pulse Beverage Corporation Announces Launch of PULSE(R) NutriPurpose(TM) Beverage Brand
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCQB: PLSB) (PINKSHEETS: PLSB) (the "Company") today announced plans to launch its PULSE® brand, water-based, NutriPurpose™ beverages that are refreshing, great tasting and "healthy-for-you." MarketWire

Award-Winning Designer Alexis Bittar Celebrates Lucite's 75th Anniversary
Lucite International, owner of LuciteLux, today announced that Alexis Bittar, the world-renowned jewelry designer famous for incorporating Lucite into his creations, will help the company commemorate its 75th anniversary this spring with a special event in New York City. MarketWire

SEI Report: Wealth Managers and Clients Differ on Definition & Importance of Independence
According to research released today by SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC), in collaboration with Scorpio Partnership, while nearly three out of four (72 percent) investors regard "independence" as important or somewhat important, many investors believe that independence in a wealth industry relationship remains more a hope than an expectation. MarketWire

Extreme Reach Enables New Era of Scalability for Video Ad Distribution
Extreme Reach, Inc., a leading provider of digital advertising management and distribution solutions, has reached a landmark milestone with more than 5,000 U.S. and Canadian TV media destinations that can now receive commercials through the Company's pure-digital delivery network. MarketWire

South Dakota Ranch to Be Auctioned
A 2,485-acre ranch in South Dakota's Pennington County will be offered at auction Tuesday, May 17, with Murray Wise Associates marketing the ranch and managing the sale. MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems' Trident Space & Defense to Demonstrate Total Parts Management Solutions for Electronic Components Utilized in Space at the 27th National Space Symposium
27th National Space Symposium Booth #702 -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc MarketWire

Rockwood Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Priority One Management Services, Inc.
Rockwood National Corp. (PINKSHEETS: RNTL) ("Rockwood") announced today that it has signed a definitive binding letter of intent with Priority One Management Services, Inc. ("Priority One"), a comprehensive accounting service providing payroll, A/P and A/R for loss mitigation law firms nationwide, to acquire 100% ownership of Priority One MarketWire

Crosshair Announces Plans for Bootheel
Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corp. (TSX: CXX)(NYSE Amex: CXZ) is pleased to announce details of the 2011 exploration program on the Bootheel Property located within the Shirley Basin in southern Wyoming MarketWire

Barkerville Provides Update on the Permitting of the Bonanza Ledge Mine
Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BGM)(FRANKFURT: IWUB) (the "Company") wishes to report a corporate update on the Company's Bonanza Ledge project located near the town of Wells in central British Columbia. The Bonanza Ledge proposed open pit gold mine is a high-grade, disseminated gold deposit currently in the process of a provincial Mines Act Application to commence production MarketWire

Quaterra Plans Additional Drilling at Willow Creek Molybdenum Prospect, Montana
Quaterra Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: QTA)(NYSE Amex: QMM) today announced plans to deepen one of two holes drilled during 2010 at the Willow Creek porphyry molybdenum prospect in southwestern Montana, 40 miles southeast of Missoula and 10 miles northwest of Phillipsburg MarketWire

SOHM, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Dermatology Company in India, Adding 17 New Products, $1,000,000 in Projected Revenue, and Move to Profitability in 2011
SOHM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHMN), a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer that produces and markets generic drugs covering all major treatment categories, is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a Letter Of Intent to acquire a high-growth dermatology company based in India MarketWire

Lpath Initiates Enrollment of iSONEP Phase 1b/2a Proof-of-Concept Trial
Lpath, Inc. (OTCBB: LPTN), the industry leader in lipidomics-based therapeutics, has initiated enrollment in its PEDigree clinical trial of iSONEP™, the company's ocular drug candidate with which it has partnered with Pfizer (NYSE: PFE). MarketWire

Totally Green Expands Total Sales Force to 250+ Representatives
Totally Green, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLGN), a leading pioneer in compostable packaging alternatives and organic food processing systems, has engaged Nature's Fresh™, LLC as an independent sales group for the Total Green's Orca Green™ Machine. MarketWire

Infrax Systems (IFXY) to Reduce Issued and Outstanding Shares by 20%
INFRAX SYSTEMS, Inc. (OTCBB: IFXY), a global provider of unified Smart Grid-related products and services for the Energy and Utility industries, announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has agreed to reduce the issued and outstanding shares by approximately 500,000,000 common shares held by related parties. MarketWire

DICOM Grid Appoints Todd McNitt as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
DICOM Grid, provider of a cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for medical imaging management applications, today announced the appointment of Todd McNitt as senior vice president of sales and marketing MarketWire

Applied DNA Sciences Expands Forensic Scientific Group Due to Growing Authentication Demand
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions is pleased to announce the expansion of its forensic scientific group, with the addition of Breanna Mead. MarketWire

MOSAID Files Patent Infringement Suit Against NVIDIA, Freescale and Interphase
MOSAID Technologies Inc. (TSX: MSD) today announced that it has initiated patent infringement litigation against NVIDIA Corporation, Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. and Interphase Corporation. The suit was filed on April 7, 2011 in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division. MarketWire

SynCardia Posts Best Q1 in Company History
SynCardia Systems, Inc., the privately-held manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, announced today that it set a new Q1 record in 2011, nearly doubling sales from its previous best Q1 in 2010. MarketWire

Blue Gold Beverages Proposed Acquisition of Epic Nutrition Goes to Final Contract
Blue Gold Beverages, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: BGBV) announces that the proposed acquisition of Epic Nutrition LLC, is going to final contract. The company's due diligence was completed successfully and closing is expected within 10 days. MarketWire

Pacific Rim Mining Undertaking Financing
Pacific Rim Mining Corp. (TSX: PMU)(OTCQX: PFRMF) ("Pacific Rim" or "the Company") announces its intention to sell, by way of a non-brokered private placement, an aggregate of up to 16.7 million Units at a price of CDN $0.21 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to CDN $3.5 million. The private placement will be on a best-efforts/commercially reasonable basis. MarketWire

Family Dollar Announces OTCNetwork(TM) Acceptance, Offering Medicare Advantage Plan Members Convenient Access to OTC Medicare Benefits
Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) today announced OTCNetwork™ acceptance is now integrated into its retail point-of-sale (POS) terminals. OTCNetwork, a partnership between Medagate Corporation and InComm, is the first national Over-The-Counter (OTC) benefits disbursement and redemption network for Medicare Advantage plans and their members MarketWire

1st Global Financial Corporation Will Be Attending the "GreenStock Concert & Expo" Scottsdale, Arizona April 15-17, 2011
1st Global Financial Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FGBF) today announced that 1st Global will be an exhibitor at "GreenStock ™ Concert Series and Expo" attended by President, John Bannister for the three day exposition on alternative energy. MarketWire

WCG Hires Laura Fusco to Lead Creative Practice
WCG, an independent company partnering with clients in the healthcare, consumer products and technology industries to deliver integrated creative and interactive communications strategies and programs, today announced the appointment of Laura Fusco as Leader of its Creative Practice working out of its New York office. MarketWire

Triton and Green Earth Partners Commissioned a New Technical Report on Their Nevada Properties
Triton's (PINKSHEETS: TTDZ) Management wishes to inform all shareholders that it has commissioned a new technical report on its Nevada properties. With the recent acquisitions, Green Earth Partners has now over 320 acres in the State of Nevada MarketWire

Amelot Properties, LLC Completes Its 15th Real Estate Transaction With Metropolitan Title Company in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Amelot Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMHD) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Amelot Properties, LLC ("Amelot Properties") completed its 15th real estate transaction this week with the help of its settlement agent, Metropolitan Title Company of Fort Wayne, Indiana MarketWire

San West Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Record Full-Year 2010 Results
San West, Inc. (OTCBB: SNWT), provider of online sales of on and off-road vehicles and supplies at and an emerging leader in sales and repairs of on and off-road vehicles, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2010 and provided guidance for expected first quarter 2011 results. MarketWire

Adino Energy Announces Third Permian Basin Acquisition
Adino Energy Corporation (OTCQB: ADNY) (OTCBB: ADNY) today announced it has acquired the 300 acre Coats lease in northeast Runnels County, Texas. MarketWire

Bergio Brand Expanding in Neiman Marcus
Bergio International, Inc. (OTCBB: BRGO) is pleased to announce the expansion of Bergio fine jewelry into Neiman Marcus in Oak Brook, IL. "We are thrilled and honored to expand the Bergio fine jewelry brand into the Neiman Marcus Oak Brook location MarketWire

PriceSmart Announces Second Quarter Results of Operations and March Sales
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) ( today announced its results of operations for the second quarter of fiscal year 2011 which ended on February 28, 2011. MarketWire

Taleo Announces Its First Quarter 2011 Results
Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO) announced today that its first quarter 2011 financial results will be released after the market closes on Thursday, May 5th, 2011. MarketWire

IntegenX, NuGEN Announce Collaboration to Automate the NuGEN Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) Sample Preparation Workflows
IntegenX Inc. and NuGEN Technologies, Inc. announced today a partnership to automate NuGEN's NGS Sample Preparation workflows on IntegenX's Apollo series next-generation sequencing library preparation instruments. NuGEN's Ovation® RNA-Seq System is the first kit to be automated under this agreement MarketWire

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. Announces First Fiscal Quarter Dividend of $0.50 per Share
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: OXLC) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.50 per share with respect to the first quarter of the Company's 2012 fiscal year (the quarter ending June 30, 2011), which will be payable on June 30, 2011 to stockholders of record as of June 16, 2011 MarketWire

Corporate Partner Martin Hunt Joins King & Spalding's London Office
In the continuing expansion of its global corporate practice, Martin Hunt is joining the London office of King & Spalding, the firm announced today. Hunt is a UK solicitor who also is a U.S. qualified lawyer in Texas and New York. He is the 15th corporate partner King & Spalding has added since May 2010. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: Evolving Wireless Standards Drive the World General Purpose Test Equipment Markets
The world general purpose test equipment market is recovering from the economic recession of 2008-2009. Although the market will continue to grow, it is unlikely to witness the steep increase it had experienced in 2010 over the next few years MarketWire

Oracle to Present Strategy and Innovation Update on Oracle Solaris
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Kris Hull and Bruce Levinson Join Anthem Worldwide

Frost & Sullivan: Intelligent Enterprise Platform -- Connecting Devices to the Enterprise
The future of device technology is geared toward M2M (machine-to-machine, machine-to-mobile or mobile-to-machine) communications in enterprise applications to level access and expand flexibility of monitor and control capabilities MarketWire

TrustDefender Launches New Security and Fraud Risk Management Solutions to Identify and Stop Fraudulent Activity Before It Happens
TrustDefender, a leading security and fraud risk management company, today is introducing several new products designed to help organizations significantly increase their preparedness for online fraudulent activity MarketWire

Paul Maeder of Highland Capital Partners Assumes Chairmanship of the National Venture Capital Association
The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today elected Paul Maeder, Co-Founder and General Partner of Highland Capital Partners, to serve as the 2011-2012 Chairman of the Board of Directors. The appointment was made official before the hundreds of venture capitalists attending this year's NVCA Annual Meeting in Boston. Mr. Maeder's one-year term begins today. MarketWire

Venture Industry Honors Ted Schlein and William Sahlman With Outstanding Service and American Spirit Awards
The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today announced Ted Schlein, Managing Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), as this year's recipient of the Outstanding Service Award and William Sahlman, Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, as the American Spirit Award honoree MarketWire

Senator Company Commitment to Safety Celebrated at PENSRUS
PENSRUS, a leading distributor of specialty advertising tools, including promotional pens, personalized products, custom sticky notes, mouse pads and more, is celebrating the legacy of Senator pens and their commitment to quality and safety MarketWire

EJustice Solutions Enhances Online Records Management With New Release
EJustice Solutions announces a new release of their EJustice Online hosted Records Management System available from any device with Internet access. This release introduces the new EJustice SmartSearch capability, a set of innovative information access tools that provide critical information to an officer at the point of enforcement MarketWire

Wyncrest Group Develops New Software to Increase Revenues
Wyncrest Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WNCG) subsidiary Southwest Financial Group has developed new software that is instrumental for its American Teachers Retirement Services, LLC organization. MarketWire

Saia to Announce First Quarter 2011 Results on April 28, 2011
Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA), a multi-regional trucking transportation company, today announced that it will release its quarterly results before the market opens on Thursday, April 28, 2011. Saia management will host a conference call to discuss the results that morning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

Elemica's CEO Mike McGuigan to Speak at 1st ICIS European Chemical Purchasing Conference on Supply Chain Integration, Variability, and Complexity
Elemica, the leading B2B supply chain network, announces that CEO Mike McGuigan is speaking at the 1st ICIS European Chemical Purchasing Conference on April 13, 2011 in Brussels. Mr. McGuigan will offer the latest best practices and case study examples of sourcing and supply chain strategies, which includes integration of customers, suppliers, and transportation and logistics providers. MarketWire

Videoconferencing: Why Businesses Should Consider This Option, Frost & Sullivan Answers
The necessity of companies to reduce travel expenses coupled with the need for other means of communications with employees and clients drives the European videoconferencing market MarketWire

Tivus Attending National Association of Broadcasters 2011 NABshow
Tivus, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TIVU) today announced it will be participating in the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) NABShow® conference held from April 9-14, 2011, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. MarketWire

Not Easily Washed Away: Memoirs of a Muslim's Daughter
"Not Easily Washed Away" is important and relevant as we watch the revolution for freedom and democracy explode in the Middle East and Islamic states. Under-reported by the media, mercy killings by fathers and male siblings of Muslim women who are joining the movement are increasing MarketWire

Nuxeo Releases BIRT Integration Package for Nuxeo ECM Applications
Nuxeo, the Open Source Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platform company, announced today the availability of a new package in the Nuxeo Marketplace that connects Nuxeo Enterprise Platform (EP)-based applications and the open source Business Intelligence tool, Eclipse BIRT. The Nuxeo - BIRT Integration offers report design and access from within a Nuxeo ECM application. MarketWire

Egenera Delivers Industry-Leading Converged Infrastructure Solution With HP Technology
Egenera, Inc., an industry pioneer in open converged infrastructure and unified computing, today announced the general availability of Egenera® PAN Manager® Software on HP BladeSystem c-class server blades based on Intel processor technology MarketWire

Monsanto Reports Steady Growth in Fiscal Second-Quarter 2011 as Sales, Volumes Improve, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Agricultural technology and product leader Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) (St. Louis, Missouri) reported steady gains for the second quarter of fiscal year 2011, as strong sales in the corn and cotton seed businesses and an improving agricultural market allowed growth from the first quarter to continue MarketWire

Willbros Awarded Government-Owned, Contractor Operated Contract
Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced today that the Defense Logistics Agency-Energy (DLA-Energy) awarded a fuel services contract for approximately $5 million to the Willbros Hammer LLC Joint Venture at the Naval Station (NS) Rota, Spain. The five-year contract includes an option for an additional six-month period. MarketWire

M86 Security Recognized by Everything Channel's CRN Magazine as One of the Top 100 Cloud Computing Vendors
M86 Security, the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, today announced it was named one of the Top 100 Cloud Computing Vendors by Everything Channel's CRN. M86 Security was singled out as one of twenty top cloud vendors in the area of security, with specific mention of the M86 Secure Web Service Hybrid's ability to "quash malware and other Web-based threats in real time MarketWire

Mini Eco-i-Lite Now Available at Office Supply Retailer

New NanoMarkets Report Predicts Asian OLED Lighting Market to Reach $2.1 Billion by 2016
Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has released its latest report titled, "OLED Lighting Markets Asia-2011," that says the market opportunities in Asia for OLED lighting will generate $2.1 billion by 2016. The report is the latest in NanoMarkets' continuing coverage of the global OLED lighting marketplace. Additional details are available at MarketWire

CONMED Corporation to Announce First Quarter 2011 Financial Results on April 28, 2011
CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ: CNMD) announced today that it expects to report first quarter 2011 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, April 28, 2011, and will also hold a conference call live over the Internet at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time that same day. This webcast can be accessed from CONMED's web site at MarketWire

MetaMap(R) Tox -- A Novel Technology for Early Safety Enablement in Pharmaceutical Development Will Be Validated by Industry Consortium
The Drug Safety Executive Council (DSEC), an industry membership run by Cambridge Healthtech Associates (CHA), together with Metanomics Health GmbH, a BASF Group company, and leader in offering targeted and non-targeted metabolite profiling to healthcare customers, today announced a new project as part of DSEC's Technology Evaluation Consortium. MarketWire

Claro Goes Live With Evolving Systems' Dynamic SIM Allocation(TM) Solution
Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL), a leading provider of software solutions and services to the wireless, wireline and IP carrier market, today announced that Claro, the largest mobile operator in the Americas, recently went live with the Company's Dynamic SIM Allocation™ (DSA) solution to help streamline its SIM card supply chain logistics and optimize its telephone number inventory. MarketWire

'Information Is Power', Frost & Sullivan's 3-City Road Show to Focus on Securing Your 'Information'
Companies across the world have been facing the brunt of hackers and information leakages from different sources. The rising frequency and sophistication of attacks, on-line service delivery channels, virtualization and cloud computing are further compounding the challenge to secure enterprise data MarketWire

ADM Grows Biodiesel Production Capacity With Acquisition of Missouri Plant, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) (ADM) (Decatur, Illinois) continues to grow its biofuels business with the acquisition of the shuttered Prairie Pride LLC production facility in Nevada, Missouri. MarketWire

Norfolk Southern Rail Expansions Prompt Warehouse Construction in Southeast U.S., an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) (Norfolk, Virginia) is expanding its rail network. Company officials stated the rail expansions will provide enhanced freight operations and services along a 2,500-mile rail network, passing through 13 states. The expansion could eliminate more than 500,000 long-haul commercial trucks from the road. MarketWire

Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc. Reports Third Quarter and Nine-Month Financial Results
Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc.(NASDAQ: PEDH), a leading provider of supplemental educational material forthe K-12 school market, today announced financial results for the threeand nine-months ended February 28, 2011. MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor Schedules Q1 2011 Conference Call
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that it will hold a conference call on April 21, 2011 to discuss the Company's financial results for the first quarter 2011 and business outlook for the second quarter 2011. MarketWire

Cartier Wind Energy Contributes More Than $1.1 Billion to Wind Energy in Quebec, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Cartier Wind Energy Incorporated (Longueuil, Quebec), which is largely owned by TransCanada Corporation (NYSE:TRP) (Calgary, Alberta), is doing its part to contribute to Quebec's much-needed supply of clean, renewable energy MarketWire

Spartan Gold Ltd. Increases Stake in Nevada Gold Properties to 75% Net Working Interest
Spartan Gold Ltd. ("Spartan" or the "Company") (OTCBB: SPAG), a diversified U.S. based junior gold exploration company, is pleased to announce that it has increased its net ownership in both of its Nevada gold properties to a 75% net working interest MarketWire

Primus Acquires Unlimitel Inc.
Primus Business Services, a division of Primus Canada Inc., today announced it has acquired Unlimitel Inc. Primus Canada Inc. is a subsidiary of Primus Telecommunications Group Inc. (PTGi) -- (OTCBB: PMUG). MarketWire

True 2 Beauty Inc. Launches First Television Commercial Airing Nationwide
True 2 Beauty Inc., (PINKSHEETS: TRTB) (the "Company") (, a leading distributor of male and female sexual potency pills and liquid products in the United States, is excited to begin running a direct response television commercial on 5 different cable networks airing nationally MarketWire

Dako Appoints New CFO
Egil Mølsted Madsen is appointed newCFO of Dako A/S and Dako Denmark. MarketWire

Puradyn Reports 2010 Year End Financial Results
Puradyn Filter Technologies Incorporated (OTCQB: PFTI) (OTCBB: PFTI) today announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2010. MarketWire

Northland Appoints Anders Antonsson as Vice President, Investor Relations
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(OSLO: NAUR)(FRANKFURT: NPK) ("Northland" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Anders Antonsson to the position of Vice President, Investor Relations. MarketWire

Ericsson to build TD-LTE trial network in China

WebTech Wireless(R) Renews Quadrant(R) Enterprise License with Hawaii Electric Light Company
WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX: WEW), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services and telematics technology, announces that the Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) has renewed its Quadrant® Enterprise service contract for an additional two years MarketWire

Pacnet to Enhance Connectivity to India Through New Partnership
Pacnet today announced that it has signed agreements with Bharti Airtel Limited to deliver a new high-speed network connecting Chennai to the US. MarketWire

Changes in Statoil's reporting segments effective from 1 January 2011
Effective from 1 January 2011, Statoil(OSLO: STL) (NYSE: STO) reports its business through the followingreporting segments: MarketWire

Metro Announces Lady Gaga as Global Guest Editor-in-Chief
Metro, the world's largest global newspaper, today announced that international pop superstar Lady Gaga will be Global Guest Editor-in-Chief for all May 17 editions of Metro, ahead of her highly anticipated Born This Way worldwide album release May 23 MarketWire

Biotie Announces Start of Phase 2b Trial of SYN115 in Parkinson's Disease
Biotie Therapies Corp., a development stage company focused on diseases of the central nervous system, today announced the start of a Phase 2b trial evaluating SYN115 in Parkinson's Disease (PD). Results from the study are expected in the first half of 2013. MarketWire

Abacast Announces Clarity(TM) Digital Radio System With Breakthrough Ad Insertion and Management Capabilities
Abacast, a provider of streaming and monetization software and services to the radio industry, today unveiled its suite of online radio solutions: the Clarity™ Digital Radio System MarketWire

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports March Sales Results
Costco Wholesale Corporation ("Costco" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: COST) today reported net sales of $8.33 billion for the month of March, the five weeks ended April 3, 2011, an increase of 17 percent from $7.15 billion during the similar period last year MarketWire

Three-Month Delay Hits U.K. Nuclear Plans, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) -- The impact of the Japanese nuclear disaster continues to be felt across Europe, as the U.K. has decided to delay its new nuclear build programme for three months MarketWire

TUV SUD Automotive to Certify MKS Integrity(TM) for Achieving ISO 26262 Compliance
MKS Inc. (TSX: MKX) the global Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) technology leader, today announced TUV SUD Automotive, a global leader in technical certification services, is conducting a fit for purpose certification of MKS Integrity and a reference automotive solution for ISO 26262 functional safety. MarketWire

OctoPlus announces agreement with top-10 biopharmaceutical company for development of a controlled release formulation
OctoPlus N.V. ("OctoPlus" or the"Company") (AMS: OCTO) announces today that it has signed a feasibilityagreement with a top-10 biopharmaceutical company to develop a controlledrelease formulation. MarketWire

ASSA ABLOY sells Cardo Flow Solutions
ASSA ABLOY has through its subsidiaryCardo AB signed an agreement with the Swiss company Sulzer Ltd to sellCardo Flow Solutions. The selling price is SEK 5,900 M on a cash and debtfree basis. The agreement does not include Lorentzen & Wettre. MarketWire

Cisco Has the Power -- PoE Shipment Growth Approaches 45% in 2010, Says In-Stat
Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology describes a system to safely carry electrical power, along with data, on Ethernet cabling. This technology is especially useful for powering IP telephones, wireless LAN access points, cameras with pan tilt and zoom (PTZ), remote Ethernet switches, embedded computers, thin clients, and LCDs MarketWire

Petaquilla Gold, S.A.-Largest Exporter in Panama
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. (TSX: PTQ)(OTCBB: PTQMF)(FRANKFURT: P7Z) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Petaquilla Gold, S.A MarketWire

Clear Capital(R) Home Data Index First to Identify Home Price Double Dip in the West
Clear Capital ( today released its monthly Home Data Index™ (HDI) Market Report, and reports a national quarter-over-quarter price change of -1.3 percent. The HDI Market Report provides the most current (through March 2011), granular and relevant analysis of how local markets performed compared to the national trend in home prices. MarketWire

Colorado Goldfields Inc. Moves Closer to Permit for Pride of the West Mill - Part 2
Colorado Goldfields Inc. (OTCQB: CGFIA) (PINKSHEETS: CGFIA) announced earlier that on March 25, 2011 the Company filed the first component of its Dry Stacking Permit application with the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety ("DRMS") MarketWire

Star Bulk Enters Into New Time Charter Agreements for Star Cosmo and Star Ypsilon
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the "Company" or "Star Bulk") (NASDAQ: SBLK), today announced the following vessel chartering activities: MarketWire

Asia Carbon Industries, Inc. Reports 2010 Financial Results
Asia Carbon Industries, Inc. (OTCBB: ACRB)("Asia Carbon") today announced its earnings for the year ended December31, 2010. The Company, whose shares trade in the U.S. under the stocksymbol "ACRB," filed its annual report on Form 10-K with the Securities andExchange Commission on March 30, 2011. MarketWire

Milberg LLP Announces the Filing of a Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Against NIVS IntelliMedia Technology Group, Inc.
A class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of purchasers of NIVS IntelliMedia Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NIV) securities from March 24, 2010, through March 25, 2011, inclusive (the "Class Period") MarketWire

H&R Block Releases Interim Tax Season Results Through March 31
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) MarketWire

Global Earth Energy Inc. Enters Into Coal Mining Joint Venture With Modern Coal, LLC
Global Earth Energy Inc. (OTCQB: GLER) (PINKSHEETS: GLER) is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Modern Coal out of Midland, Texas. Modern is primarily an oil and gas company that will be expanding with GLER into the purchase of coal property in Kentucky to fulfill GLER's existing sales opportunities and a new contract brought by Modern Coal to GLER with Advent Enterprises MarketWire

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