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Bilateral trade with US would grow beyond 50 billion dollars in 2011: Anand Sharma
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Monday said he is hopeful that India's bilateral trade with the United States of America would grow beyond 50 billion dollars in 2011. ANI

AOL buys Huffington Post for 315 million dollars
New York-based AOL is reportedly buying the Huffington Post for 315 million dollars. ANI

DOCOMO Begins Field Experiments of 4G LTE-Advanced System
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that on January 27 it was pre-licensed by the Kanto Bureau of Telecommunications of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications for field experiments of LTE-Advanced, a true fourth-generation (4G) mobile communication technology that provides data rates much faster than currently possible with LTE ACN Newswire

Fujitsu and Fuji Xerox Jointly Offer Eco Solution to Monitor ICT Devices Operation for Greener Office Environment
Fujitsu Limited and Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. have announced that they will be jointly launching a solution today, available only in Japan, which enables the visualization, or monitoring, of the operation and power consumption (CO2 emission) of computers, as well as Fuji Xerox's multifunction devices and printers, on a network by linking the software of both companies(1) ACN Newswire

Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo Concludes Capital and Operating Alliance Agreement with Furuya Metal and Decides to Accept Third-party Allocation of Shares
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.(1)(Head office: Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Hideya Okamoto) concluded a capital and operating alliance agreement (hereinafter referred to as "alliance agreement") with Furuya Metal Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minami Otsuka, Toshima-ku, Tokyo; President: Takahito Furuya) ACN Newswire

SURE Real Estate Announces Del Mar Ocean View Home Public Auction
Another unique, ocean view Del Mar, CA property is on the auction block. Located at 1904 Balboa Ave. in Olde Del Mar, this property offers highly sought after features such as a large, 13,000 +/- sf lot, a 2,179 sf home, positioning high above other homes, and world-class ocean views MarketWire

Golf Simulator Company Revels in Mark Wilson, Packers Victories

CityXpress Corp.: News Release
CityXpress Corp. (PINK SHEETS: CYXP) is pleased to announce that David Roff has agreed to acquire control of the Company by way of the purchase of 61,684,182 shares of the Company's 86,468,459 outstanding shares from five sellers, being Phil Dubois, Ken Bradley, Vasile Orhei, Roger Kong and Michael Togyi (the "Change of Control"). MarketWire

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: Precision Petroleum Corporation Reworks Programs, Enhances Production and Cash Flow
The following corrects and replaces the release previously disseminated today, Feb. 7, 2011 at 4:48pm ET for Precision Petroleum Corporation (OTCBB: PPTO). In the second paragraph, the number of active wells in the region has been corrected to 26 and there is a quote from Richard Porterfield, President and CEO, added to the release. MarketWire

Quaterra and Goldcorp Complete Financing Under Investment Framework Agreement
Quaterra Resources Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: QTA)(NYSE Amex: QMM) today announced that, it has, pursuant to the Investment Framework Agreement (IFA) with Goldcorp Inc. (TSX: G)(NYSE: GG) closed the US$6 million portion of the funding for a two-year generative exploration program. MarketWire

Graham Engineering Corporation Delivers Industrial Accumulator Head Blow Molding Machine to Hayward Pool Products
Hayward Pool Products, with headquarters in Elizabeth, NJ, recently accepted delivery of a Graham Engineering Corporation (GEC) accumulator head machine. This machine is producing several sizes of heavy-duty pool filters. MarketWire

Country Music Legends Headline Concert Series for Veterans
Country music stars Lorrie Morgan and Aaron Tippin will help headline the 17 city VA Salute to Veteran Patients, Valentines for Veterans Concert Series slated for February 2011. The Concerts are sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and national nonprofit organization Help Hospitalized Veterans (HHV), along with local VA medical centers and countless community organizations. MarketWire

Food Network Chef Creates Heart-Healthy Valentine
Registered dietitian and Food Network star Ellie Krieger has long embraced the nutritional benefits of almonds. To show her heart-healthy appreciations and celebrate National Almond Day on February 16th, Krieger has designed a limited edition almond tin in partnership with Almond Board of California. MarketWire

Precision Petroleum Corporation Reworks Programs, Enhances Production and Cash Flow
Precision Petroleum Corporation (OTCBB: PPTO) - MarketWire

Caesars Palace Celebrates Chinese New Year
Bobby Flay, executive chef of Mesa Grill, was the most honored guest at Sunday's Chinese New Year celebration at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Flay took part in the ceremonial "painting of the eyes" to wake the lion and welcome the Year of the Rabbit. MarketWire

Pennichuck Corporation and City of Nashua File Joint Petition With NH Public Utilities Commission to Approve Merger
Pennichuck Corporation (NASDAQ: PNNW) today announced that on Friday, February 4, 2011, the City of Nashua, New Hampshire (the "City") and the Company filed a joint petition with the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission ("NHPUC") requesting that the NHPUC approve the acquisition of the Company by the City pursuant to a Merger Agreement made effective as of November 11, 2010. MarketWire

LMI Riverside Grows 65% While Delivering Proven Process to Help Businesses Grow, Despite the Economy
Not all companies can say they practice what they preach. LMI Riverside can; this Riverside-based company has grown 65% from 2009 to 2010 and more than tripled its staff while helping client companies grow their businesses through an innovative and proven strategy that LMI Riverside has successfully implemented MarketWire

BigString Corporation Indicates Corporation Update
BigString Corporation (OTCBB: BSGC) announced today that its Board of Directors is currently contemplating strategic alternatives for the corporation and its assets MarketWire

Force Energy Retains Parkside Communications for Investor Relations Services
Force Energy Corp. (OTCBB: FORC) (Frankfurt: FC2) (hereafter "Force," the "Company") announced today that it has retained Parkside Communications, Inc. for investor relations and consulting services. MarketWire

Avis Budget Group Plans to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Results on February 16
Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) announced today that it plans to report its fourth quarter and full-year 2010 results after the market close on February 16, 2011 and host a conference call to discuss such results on February 17, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time. MarketWire

John Harriman, PE, LEED AP, Appointed Director of Engineering at SmithGroup in DC
John Harriman, PE, LEED AP, has been appointed Director of Engineering at SmithGroup in Washington, DC. He will lead a group of thirty mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineers at one of the area's leading architecture and engineering firms. MarketWire

Verizon Wireless Activates 12 Additional 3G Network Cell Sites in Northern New Jersey

AltiGen to Showcase Unified Mobile Convergence Solutions February 14-17 at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona, Spain
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN) (PINKSHEETS: ATGN), the leading provider of software-based Unified Communications solutions, will be showcasing unified mobile convergence solutions at GSMA's Mobile World Congress February 14-17 in Barcelona, Spain. MarketWire

LECG Announces Extended Waiver of Compliance With Debt Covenants and Receipt of Indication of Interest to Acquire the Firm
Global business advisory services leader LECG Corporation (NASDAQ: XPRT) ("LECG" or the "Company") today announced that it has obtained a limited duration waiver from its current lenders relating to LECG's compliance with certain financial covenants under its term credit facility. LECG also announced the receipt of an indication of interest to acquire the firm. MarketWire

Ashland University Board Approves College of Nursing Construction Plans; New Facility to Hold Nursing Classes in 2012
The Ashland University Board of Trustees has approved construction plans for the new Dwight Schar College of Nursing facility in Mansfield. MarketWire

XYIENCE Unleashes Xenergy Xtreme Fruit Punch in a Limited Edition Can Featuring MMA Superstar Dan "The Outlaw" Hardy
XYIENCE, maker of Xenergy, the official energy drink of the UFC, announces the addition of Fruit Punch to its Xenergy Xtreme lineup of flavors: Orange Fuel, Cherry Rush and Citrus Slam. The refreshing new Fruit Punch is a blend of flavors from natural sources, including cherry, orange and tangerine, making it a healthy option for athletes and fans alike MarketWire

Milberg LLP Announces Its Investigation Into the Buyout of Terremark Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ - TMRK)
The law firm of Milberg LLP announces its investigation of the Board of Directors of Terremark Worldwide, Inc. ("Terremark") for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of the company to Verizon Communications Inc MarketWire

One Liberty Properties, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
One Liberty Properties, Inc. (NYSE: OLP) today announced that it is offering 2,700,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. The underwriter will have a 30-day option from the date of the offering to purchase up to an additional 405,000 shares from One Liberty MarketWire

Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces a 35.9% Increase in Fourth-Quarter Net Income
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) today announced its net income and net income per share for the fourthquarter of 2010. MarketWire

GATE Technologies Acquires InfoEx to Extend Its End-to-End Solution for Alternative Asset Transactions
GATE Technologies today announced the acquisition of InfoExchange Inc. ("InfoEx"). The acquisition is yet another move on GATE's part to build a world class electronic environment for the trading of alternative assets, extending the reach of its platform to include relevant content for transactions MarketWire

Las Vegas Offers the Prime Escape for Both Romantics and Singles on Valentine's Day
Whether you plan to surprise your significant other with a date to remember or are looking for the perfect place to spend the holiday with your single entourage, Las Vegas remains the best destination to enjoy this year's Valentine's Day. The experts at VEGAS MarketWire

Vnomics Unveils Advanced Telematics Solution at TMC 2011
Vnomics®, a Telematics solution provider based in Rochester, NY, is unveiling its next generation vehicle monitoring system, FleetKnowSys™, at TMC 2011 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition at the Tampa Convention Center, February 8-11 MarketWire

Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings
Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc., the mid-tier holdingcompany of Pathfinder Bank(NASDAQ: PBHC) (listing: PathBcp), announced reported net income of $2.5million or $0.82 per basic and diluted share for the twelve months endedDecember 31, 2010, compared to $1.6 million, or $0.61 per basic and dilutedshare in 2009 MarketWire

United States Olympic Committee and Ad Council Launch Anti-Steroid Social Media Campaign and National Sweepstakes
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the Ad Council announced today the launch of new social media channels and a national sweepstakes as part of its ongoing public awareness campaign focused on preventing teen steroid use. Not only are steroids a potential health hazard, they raise many ethical implications. The Play Asterisk Free (http://www.PlayAsteriskFree MarketWire

EON Human Takes the Avatar to the Next Level
EON Reality's, the world's leading interactive 3D software provider, today announced the release of the new EON Human with vertex skinning and skeletal animation support. A key component of playful learning aspects is the creation of high-quality interactive expressions and body movements in EON within virtual learning, simulation-based learning and edutainment. MarketWire

Certona to Host Webinar on Driving Revenue From Personalized Product Recommendations
Certona, the leader in multi-channel personalization, will conduct a free webinar on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, at 10 a.m. (PST), entitled, "Maximize Revenue Performance from Product Recommendations". Hosted by Certona's CEO, Meyar Sheik, and featuring eCommerce expert and Forrester Research Inc MarketWire

Zygo Reports Q2 Fiscal 2011 Revenues Increase 38% Over Last Year Net Earnings of $0.32 per Share Aided by Gain From Acquisition
Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ: ZIGO) todayannounced its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2011,ended December 31, 2010. Second quarter fiscal 2011 net revenues of $36.1million increased 38% from $26.1 million during the same period in theprior year. The Company recorded net earnings from continuing operationsattributable to Zygo for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 of $5 MarketWire

Milberg LLP Announces Cingular Customers in New Jersey May Receive Money Back
Supplemental notice is given that Judge Mayer of The Superior Court of New Jersey for Middlesex County preliminarily approved a settlement in a lawsuit regarding allegedly misleading advertising by Cingular Wireless (now AT&T Mobility), the wireless telecommunications carrier. MarketWire

Coronado First Bank Posts Fourth Quarter Results

Ancra's Lift-A-Deck II Load Maximizing System Boosts Load Averages for National Carriers by Up to 30 Percent, While Cutting Cargo Damage Claims by Nearly Half
During a press conference at the 2011 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting today, Ancra International, the leader in load securement innovation, announced that its Lift-A-Deck II Load Maximizing System is generating an estimated 10 to 30 percent increase in load averages while reducing freight damage claim experience as much as 50 percent. MarketWire

Semandex Announces Partnership to Bring Polling Data to Operational Users
Semandex Networks Inc., today announced a new partnership with Pechter Middle East Polls (PMEP), to bring polling data to operational users in powerful new ways. Semandex develops web applications that allow users to quickly combine multiple datasets, interact with the data and produce a variety of visualizations MarketWire

$38,000 Won in January During Mardi Gras Mania at Red Hawk Casino
Red Hawk™ Casino announced today that $38,000 in cash prizes have already been awarded to 28 Red Hawk Rewards Club members in January as part of Mardi Gras Mania. Guests have a chance to win a share of $10,000, with a grand prize of $5,000 every Friday and Saturday evening throughout February. The promotion continues through March and is guaranteed to give away $450,000 in cash and prizes! MarketWire

Russell Egypt Index Down 18.9% YTD
The Egyptian equity market, as represented by the Russell Egypt Index, reflected a loss of 18.9% for 2011 through February 4. MarketWire

Labs of the Future Need Powerful IT Systems: Kalorama
Tomorrow's laboratories will utilize advanced diagnostic and information management technologies, such as digital pathology and molecular studies MarketWire

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Announces Early Settlement of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation and Notice of Redemption of Notes
Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST) (the "Company"), a regional solid waste, recycling, and resource management company, announced today the early settlement of its previously announced cash tender offer and consent solicitation (the "Offer") with respect to the 9.75% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2013 (CUSIP Number 147448AB0) (the "Notes") of the Company. MarketWire

Elsevier Business Intelligence's 'IN3 West' Conference Will Offer Partnering Opportunities for Medtech Companies With Top Investors and Corporate Acquirers in Las Vegas on Feb. 22-24, 2011
Elsevier Business Intelligence, the medtech industry's leading provider of strategic business intelligence and partnership investment conferences, will host 'IN3 West' on Feb. 22-24, 2011, at The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, Las Vegas. MarketWire

Daymon Worldwide to Provide Thought Leadership at ECRM's Private Brand Food and Meal Solutions EPPS
Daymon Worldwide, the world's leading Private Brands and Consumer Events expert, will provide thought leadership on several topics at ECRM's Private Brand Foods and Meal Solutions EPPS® events, taking place in Dallas, Texas, the week of April 10, 2011 MarketWire

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Longfellow Benefits Names Five Principals
Longfellow Benefits, a Boston-based employee benefits consulting and brokerage firm, has named five new principals: Patrick Haraden, John Flaherty, Kevin Ryan, David Boucher, and Kendall Storch. Previously, they were all senior vice presidents with the firm. MarketWire

Luxury Living Savannah: Relish an Enchanting Southern Wedding
Create a storybook wedding with Luxury Living Savannah, a collection of renovated historic properties that offers beautiful, traditional Southern settings as well as friendly, impeccable staff who can gracefully handle even the smallest detail for weddings of up to 175 people. MarketWire

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Intersil Corporation to Present at the Stifel Nicolaus 2011 Technology, Communications & Internet Conference on February 11th
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors, today announced that Jonathan Kennedy, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Stifel Nicolaus 2011 Technology, Communications & Internet Conference on February 11th. MarketWire

InsWeb Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2010 Results
InsWeb Corp. (NASDAQ: INSW), a leading onlineinsurance comparison provider, today announced financial results for thefourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010, which include the fourthquarter results of Potrero Media Corporation acquired on October 1, 2010. MarketWire

Sunrise Consulting Group, Inc. Debuts New Product Announcement
Sunrise Consulting Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SNRS) announced today that through its wholly owned subsidiary "United Power Solar, Inc.," the company is manufacturing Apple approved solar chargers for the iPod and iPhone 3 and 4 series mobile devices. MarketWire

Lakeshore Unveils Educational Software for Interactive Whiteboards and Computers
Lakeshore Learning Materials, a pioneer in early childhood and elementary education, has launched a line of 50 children's software titles for use in the school and home. Focusing on core subjects in math, language and science, the software maximizes the classroom potential of interactive whiteboards. MarketWire

NanoMarkets Announces Addition of New Report Titled "Smart Coatings Markets - 2011" to Firm's Publishing Schedule
Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has added a new report to its portfolio titled "Smart Coatings Markets - 2011 MarketWire

Parsec Webinar Focuses on Improving Manufacturing Performance
Parsec Automation Corp., developer of TrakSYS™ and a leader in real-time manufacturing operations and performance management software, will present a 45-minute webinar designed to help companies improve manufacturing performance on Tuesday, Feb. 8. MarketWire

Carena Expands Service With Virtual House Calls
Carena, Inc. ( has extended its industry-leading 24/7 house call service to include "Virtual House Calls" delivered via webcam or telephone. The new services enable Carena to extend the geographic reach of its services and further reduce cost for clients and patients. MarketWire

Konica Minolta Listed Among "Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World"
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announced that their parent company -- Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc MarketWire

Plateau Secures $60,000,000 in Financial Backing and Guarantee Instruments for Acquisition and Funding of New Operations and Production
Plateau Mineral Development, Inc. ("Plateau Metals") (PINKSHEETS: PMDP) announced it executed a Formal Financial Guarantee and Commitment for $60,000,000. This financial guarantee is backed by cash and cash-equivalents on custodial deposit with Deutsche Bank and the Company's Investment Banker partners MarketWire

Smart Card Alliance Outlines EMV Roadmap Options for U.S. Payments Industry
EMV chip technology and the future of payments in the United States are the subjects of a new white paper released today from the Smart Card Alliance Payments Council MarketWire

Key Report Finds No Technical Obstacles to Priority Access for Public Safety
Roberson and Associates, LLC will release a comprehensive, new study today that charts a clear path forward for public safety priority access on dedicated and shared commercial networks. MarketWire

Cytokinetics to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Results on February 14, 2011
Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ: CYTK) announced today that it is scheduled to report fourth quarter and year end 2010 results on Monday, February 14, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Following the announcement, Cytokinetics' senior management will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss operational and financial results and the company's outlook for the future. MarketWire Brings the World of Bordeaux to the U.S.
Planet Bordeaux, a U.S. marketing program to promote the wines of the regional appellations of Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur, announced the launch of its vivid, revamped logo and English-language website, MarketWire

Vanguard Reports Second Quarter Results
Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. (Vanguard)today announced results for the second quarter ended December 31, 2010. MarketWire

25 Years of Peerless Pizza Has Little Lady Foods' Customers Singing for "More"
Little Lady Foods, one of the world's leading manufacturers of custom-made authentic brick oven pizzas, hand-helds and gourmet sandwiches had plenty to be thankful for in 2010, perhaps most importantly, the long term relationships it shares with its customers. MarketWire

Sundari Candles Topic of Beauty Research
Beauty Research, a beauty blogging web site, recently published an article discussing candles from Sundari, a brand that offers natural personal care products. Sundari relies on ancient wisdom and healing botanicals as the basis for its brand. Sundari candles are made with soy and naturally fragrant essential oils. MarketWire

QuickLogic to Showcase VEE and DPO-Enabled Tablets at Mobile World Congress 2011
VEE and DPO Technologies Deliver Bright Sunlight Viewability and Up to 36% Battery Life Improvement Demonstrating its continued commitment to the mobile consumer electronics market, QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), announced today that it will attend Mobile World Congress 2011 at the Fira de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, February 14-17, 2011 MarketWire

PennantPark Investment Corporation Announces Public Offering
PennantPark Investment Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: PNNT) announced that it plans to make a public offering of 7,500,000 shares of its common stock. The Company also has granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 1,125,000 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any MarketWire

Lyric Culture to Showcase Summer & Fall 2011 Collections at Project and Coterie
Lyric Jeans, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LYJN) today announced that its Lyric Culture brand will present new summer and fall 2011 collections at Project Las Vegas (Feb14-16) and at Fashion Coterie New York (Feb 20-22). MarketWire

Angel Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) Magazine's Thirteenth Annual Product of the Year Award
Angel, a leading provider of enterprise focused, cloud-based, customer experience solutions, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Angel's Caller First Analytics as a recipient of the 2010 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award for outstanding innovation MarketWire

Vante to Demonstrate Soon to Be Available SAFFIRE(R) II at MD&M West
Medical device manufacturing equipment leader Vante will be demonstrating their soon to be available SAFFIRE® II this week at medical device conference MD&M West in Anaheim, CA. The Vante SAFFIRE® System, utilizing precision energy control and heat placement, is designed for catheter manufacturing. MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. Executive to Speak at the 2011 APCO Western States Regional Conference & Exposition
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Artists From Naxos of Canada Family of Distributed Labels Are Honoured With Ten JUNO Award Nominations
The nominations for the 2011 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) on February 1, 2011. Among the nominees are artists from the Naxos of Canada distributed labels ATMA Classique, Centrediscs, and Naxos. MarketWire

California Big Rig Accidents | Determining Fault as a Personal Injury Lawyer
Los Angeles Big Rig Crash Attorney Michael P. Ehline, of Ehline Law Firm, has been representing clients and determining fault as a personal injury lawyer for folks who have been involved in California big rig crashes, for many years MarketWire

Abanaki Oil Skimmers Key to Refinery Anti-Pollution Plan
At a Texas petrochemical refinery, the addition of oil skimmers from Abanaki Corporation has improved the cleanliness and efficiency of the plant's wastewater treatment process. Because the refinery operates within strict environmental guidelines, the skimmers play a key part in its Pollution Prevention Program MarketWire

Online Retailer,, Hires Mike Lyons as Director of Marketing, a leading online retailer for motocross gear, motocross parts and life-style clothing, is proud to announce the addition of industry veteran, Mike Lyons as Director of Marketing. Lyons' 13 years of consumer marketing and brand building experience will be crucial in continuing's growth worldwide. MarketWire

Internode Deploys Oracle Coherence for Faster Customer Service Resolution
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Extra Holidays by Wyndham Announces Valentine's Day Travel Deals
Extra Holidays by Wyndham recently announced romantic Valentine's Day travel deals to California and Florida. MarketWire

China ACM to Report Fiscal 2011 Q2 Financial Results Friday, February 11
China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CADC) ("China ACM"), a leading provider of ready-mix concrete and related technical services in China, today announced it will release financial results for its Fiscal Year 2011 second quarter ended December 31, 2010 before the market opens on Friday, February 11 MarketWire

Fairfield and McWilliams|Ballard Form Full-Service Management and Sales Company
Fairfield Residential Company LLC and McWilliams|Ballard, Inc. announced today that they have formed a new venture, The Property Portfolio, aimed at providing full-service property management, condominium unit sales, and consultation services to the multi-family industry. The new company is initially targeting opportunities associated with fractured condominium buildings MarketWire

1st Global Is Listed on the Frankfurt Exchange Symbol for WKN - A0LGTL View Cape Verde Property on Line
1st Global Financial Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FGBF) announced today that its is listed on the Frankfurt Exchange (FRANKFURT: WKN-A0LGTL) and that the Companies agreement with Conspectus Consultancy Corporation for the Republic of Cape Verde property of Copacabana is moving forward while the Florida property acquisition has been placed on hold MarketWire

CanopyHR Solutions Signs New Client: Social Financial Planning Company Payoff.Com
CanopyHR Solutions, an Orange County-based human resources and payroll firm, announced its newest client today, internet startup CanopyHR will provide its payroll services and access to human resources consulting to the company's full team. MarketWire

Microsoft and FMT Consultants, LLC Team Up for Dynamics CRM 2011 Launch Event in San Diego
FMT Consultants, LLC is pleased to announce that it is teaming up with Microsoft to host a live, in-person Launch Event for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 at the Microsoft San Diego offices in La Jolla (UTC) on Wednesday, March 16, 2011. MarketWire

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Reaffirms Quantum Data Deduplication Patent
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has notified the company of its intent to issue a reexamination certificate confirming the validity of the company's 5,990,810 patent (the "'810 patent"), the foundational patent in the area of variable-length data deduplication MarketWire

New Educational Program in San Diego for Teens Set for March
Money MindEd, LLC is launching its new financial knowledge program for teens in San Diego this March. The Money MindEd program is an after-school classroom series that educates high-school aged students about the basics of finance through in-person instruction. MarketWire

Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. Ratio Change for ADS Holders
To maintain an appropriate price range for the Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c,("AIB") (NYSE: AIB) American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") representingOrdinaryShares trading on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"), AIB intends tochangethe current ratio of one (1) ADS representing two (2) Ordinary Shares toone (1)ADS representing ten (10) Ordinary Shares MarketWire

Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. Tender offer for BZWBK launched by Santander
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE: AIB) announced on 10 September2010that it had agreed to sell its Polish interests to Banco Santander S.A.("Santander"). Santander today announced that it has launched a tenderoffer for100 per cent of the share capital of Bank Zachodni WBK ("BZWBK") MarketWire

Stephen J. Adler Named Editor-in-Chief of Reuters News; David A. Schlesinger to Take Senior Role in China
Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that Stephen J. Adler has been appointed editor-in-chief of Reuters News, effective today. Adler has also been named to the newly created position of executive vice president - News of Thomson Reuters, overseeing the entire company's news strategy and operations MarketWire

TAB Bank Provides Impact Solutions Consulting With a $4.5 Million Facility
TAB Bank announces the funding of a $4.5 million senior credit facility for Impact Solutions Consulting. MarketWire

Galapagos creates new warrant plan
Mechelen, Belgium; 7 February 2011 - Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG)announcedtoday that its Board of Directors has created and offered 75,000 warrantsundera new warrant plan. Since its inception in 1999, Galapagos has used warrant plans to allowpersonneland management to be involved in the company's growth and development MarketWire

New CMO Council Study Identifies Top 10 Ways to Add Value Across Marketing Ecosystem
Today's increasingly complex, distributed and digitally driven marketing ecosystem is challenging global marketers to better integrate and manage data, best of breed solutions, creative resources, brand assets and go-to-market functions MarketWire

BankSouth Purchases Certain Assets and Assumes Deposits of North Georgia Bank
BankSouth, a wholly owned subsidiary of BankSouth Holding Company, has entered into a Purchase and Assumption Agreement with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") to purchase certain assets and to assume the certain deposits and other liabilities of North Georgia Bank, headquartered in Watkinsville, GA. MarketWire

Media Advisory: PRSA SF's Free Monthly Networking Event -- East Bay Style
What:PRSA SF's Free Monthly Networking Event -- East Bay StyleJob Announcements in the PR industryNetworking with PR professionalsSavvy drinks & free appetizers in classy lounge setting Where:The Den at the Fox 19th and Telegraph in Oakland (one block up from 19th St MarketWire

Canarc Closes $300,000 Convertible Debenture and Purchase of Relief Canyon Assay Laboratory
Canarc Resource Corp. (TSX: CCM)(OTCBB: CRCUF)(FRANKFURT: CAN) announces that it has closed the previously announced Cdn$300,000 convertible debenture, paid US$300,000 to Firstgold Corporation and purchased the fully built, permitted and operating commercial assay laboratory located near the Relief Canyon mine-site. MarketWire

Krome Photos to Unveil Advanced Photo Editing Service, 'Krome Studio'
WHAT: Krome Photos, a personal photo managing service, will be introducing for the first time Krome Studio at SF New Tech on Wednesday, February 9, 2011. Krome Studio, an advanced photo editing service, offers customers the unique opportunity to have photos refined through cosmetic and object enhancements by a personal editor MarketWire

T-Chek Systems, Inc. and Convey Compliance Systems Close Gap on Electronic Accounts Payable and 1099 Processing
T-Chek Systems, Inc., a business-to-business provider of intelligent spend management, and Convey Compliance Systems have entered into an agreement providing businesses with a more robust solution to electronic accounts payables and 1099 processing. MarketWire

Watchit Technologies Inc. Solidifies Patents
WatchIt Technologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTCT) announced today that, through its Intellectual Property attorneys, Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, McNett & Henry, LLP, it has successfully nationalized its International Patent application in the United States and the European Union. Previously, one application was filed for an International patent MarketWire

New Year, New Store, New Hope for Homeless Pets
Pethealth Inc. (TSX: PTZ) - "Shop. Save. Help Save Homeless Pets." That's what pet lovers can expect when they shop for pet meds and supplies at Last week the online pet store launched its new site with a new design, new navigation, and a renewed commitment to help homeless pets. MarketWire

Vangent White Paper Addresses Importance of Clinician Engagement for Electronic Health Record Adoption
Vangent, Inc., a leading global provider of information management and strategic business process services, recently published a new white paper to help health care administrators and Chief Information Officers (CIOs) increase clinician adoption of new electronic health record (EHR) technologies and avoid common pitfalls that lead to poor return on investment MarketWire

NSU Huizenga Business School Introduces Florida's First Sales MBA and Graduate Certificates at the Huizenga Sales Institute
Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has welcomed the inaugural class of students enrolled in the newly established Master of Business Administration in Sales (MBA in Sales) and graduate certificate in Sales programs. Offered exclusively through the H MarketWire

Precision Petroleum Corporation-Sharon #1, Garvin County, Oklahoma
Precision Petroleum Corp. (OTCBB: PPTO), the company continues to evaluate and engineer each well and lease in the Oklahoma region to ensure that the company will maximize oil and gas reserves and recoveries. MarketWire

R-T Specialty, LLC Announces Agreement to Acquire American E&S Insurance Brokers From Wells Fargo Insurance Services
R-T Specialty, LLC, the wholesale brokerage unit of Ryan Specialty Group, LLC, announced today that it entered into an agreement to purchase the wholesale insurance business of American E&S Insurance Brokers (AES) from Wells Fargo Insurance Services, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC). MarketWire

10 Must-Have Resources for Buying or Selling a Home in 2011 to Be Revealed During Free Webinar
Need advice on where to begin when buying or selling a home? A Google search of the phrase "buying or selling a home" returned 120 million results. If you don't have time to sift through them all, attending the free webinar offered by EXIT Realty Corp. International on Tuesday, February 15th will narrow it down to 10 key resources. MarketWire

Avis Budget Group and OPENLANE Expand Partnership to Sell Vehicles Online to Dealers in Canada
Avis Budget Group and OPENLANE, Inc., a leading online auction company in North America serving automotive dealers seeking to buy and sell vehicles wholesale, today expanded their agreement to begin offering Avis Budget Group vehicles for sale on OPENLANE's Canadian auction site, MarketWire

Natural Gas Will Account for 24% of Global Energy by 2020 has announced the addition of SBI's new report "Global Shale Gas Technologies and Markets" to their collection of Alternative Sources market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Duncan/Channon Taps Award-Winning Creative, Brian Bacino, to Bolster Team and Creative Offering
Integrated advertising agency Duncan/Channon announces today that industry veteran, Brian Bacino, will join the team as a creative director. Bacino brings wide experience developing effective creative for iconic brands, most recently heading up creative at Swirl Integrated Marketing and, before that, at DraftFCB in San Francisco MarketWire

Brown & Brown, Inc. Names Four Regional Vice Presidents
The Board of Directors of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) today announced that Eric E. Anderson, Anthony M. ("Tony") Grippa, Thomas Keith ("Tommy") Huval, and Richard A. ("Rich") Knudson, Jr. have been elected Regional Vice Presidents of the Company MarketWire

VHA Inc. Hosts Annual Supplier Summit to Explore Strategies to Accelerate Cost Containment in Health Care
VHA Inc., the national health care network, will host its eleventh annual supplier summit Feb. 9-11. This strategic planning event is designed to help suppliers identify opportunities and explore strategies to accelerate health care cost reductions for hospitals and non-acute care facilities. MarketWire

Options Media Group to Change Name to PhoneGuard, Inc.
Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: OPMG), a growing force in mobile applications, marketing and mobile social media, today announced the Company intends to change its name to PhoneGuard, Inc MarketWire

Texas Subsidiary of UHY Advisors Elects Executive Committee; Rick Stein Re-Elected as Chairman
The professional services firm of UHY Advisors TX, LLC recently announced its 2011 Executive Committee. Rick Stein has been re-elected as CEO of the firm and Chairman of the seven-member Executive Committee. MarketWire

Research Frontiers to Host Investor Conference Call on Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Research Frontiers Inc. (NASDAQ: REFR) has scheduled a conference call at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 to discuss their announcement today that its patented SPD-Smart light-control technology was selected by Daimler AG for the MAGIC SKY CONTROL panoramic glass roof offered on the new Mercedes-Benz SLK that debuted on January 29, 2011. MarketWire

Jasper DVCon Highlights: ActiveProp and Advanced Formal Solutions
WHAT: Jasper Design Automation's ActiveProp™ property synthesis tool will make its North American debut at this year's DVCon. ActiveProp automatically synthesizes properties to expand the property verification set, increase functional coverage, and identify coverage holes MarketWire

Hybrid Electric Cars Market Expected to Grow 23% Annually Through 2015 has announced the addition of Industry Experts' new report "Hybrid Electric Cars -- A Global Market Overview" to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Revel Consulting Gears Up Rad Racing Northwest Through Sponsorship
Revel Consulting (, a Kirkland, Washington-based business management consulting firm, today announced its sponsorship of Rad Racing Northwest (NW), a premier, junior cycling team. Beginning in 2011, the team will officially be known as "Revel Consulting-Rad Racing NW MarketWire

Hagen Realty Group Extends Its Expertise to the Carolinas
Longtime industry veteran William A. Higgins has teamed up with Hagen Realty Group as vice president of the firm's sales in North and South Carolina. MarketWire

Engage121 Showcases Thought Leadership at Social Media Week NYC
Engage121, provider of the leading social media application for franchise companies and national brands with a local sales presence, announced today that the company's Executive Vice President Jack Serpa will speak in a panel discussion titled "National Brand Voices and Hyper Local Audiences: What is Engagement?" during Social Media Week in New York City. MarketWire

Winner Affiliates Heats Up Post 2011 LAC, Adding More Languages and Payment Options
Winner Affiliates, one of the leading affiliate programs in the online gaming industry, now has four times as wide of a reach, having just debuted 3 additional languages on its website: German, Spanish, and French. Even more thrilling for affiliates, Winner Affiliates' top-of-the-line marketing tools and statistics reports are now accessible in each of these 3 languages for the first time! MarketWire

SkinzWraps Solves "Crazing Riddle" and Secures Exclusive Distribution Agreement for Nanotech UV Protection Spray, Which It Expects Will Transform the Vehicle Wrap Industry in Several Ways
SkinzWraps, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SKZW), vanguard of the vehicle wrap industry, confirms that it has entered into an exclusive multiyear agreement with Permanon USA to offer Permanon's nanotechnology-based UV protection spray to the vehicle wrap market. This agreement grants SkinzWraps exclusivity for the vehicle wrap market in the United States, Italy, United Arab Emirates and Australia. MarketWire

Solar Acquisition Corp. Signs MOU With Global Natural Energy to Form Bio-Fuel Subsidiary
Solar Acquisition Corp. (OTCBB: SLRX) and Global Natural Energy (GNE) Cyprus Ltd today announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to form a joint venture, GNE USA, to produce algae-based bio-diesel oil. Management expects the full commercial and technology agreements will be closed within sixty days. MarketWire

ECU Silver Reports Results From Stope/Resource Reconciliation at the Santa Juana Mine
ECU Silver Mining Inc. (TSX: ECU) is pleased to announce some of the results from its current development work, where the Company has again recorded significantly higher grades from active stopes compared to the mineral resource grades calculated for the Company's NI 43-101 resource report, in the same corresponding area MarketWire

DSPanel and The HADA Group Form Technology Partnership to Bring Mobile Business Intelligence to the Hospitality and Entertainment Industry
Editors Note: There is a video and a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

Meet the Press' David Gregory to Deliver Keynote at 2011 Food Safety Summit
BNP Media, producers of The Food Safety Summit, are pleased to announce David Gregory, Host of NBC's Meet the Press, will deliver the keynote address on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 9:30 am during the 13th annual event. The keynote presentation is open to all participants of The Food Safety Summit. MarketWire

Avanti Mining Hires Nicola Street Capital Inc. as Investor Relations Consultants
Avanti Mining Inc. (TSX-V: AVT) ("Avanti" or the "Company") reports that it has signed a six-month Consulting Agreement with Nicola Street Capital Inc. ("Nicola Street Capital") to act as Investor Relations consultants to the company. MarketWire

Global Oilfield Chemicals Market to Grow 5.7% Annually Through 2015 has announced the addition of BCC Research's new report "Oilfield Process Chemicals: Global Markets" to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Georgia Tech President Dr. G.P. "Bud" Peterson to Speak at SEMDA 2011 Conference
Dr. G. P. "Bud" Peterson, president of the Georgia Institute of Technology, will speak at the SEMDA 2011 conference. Peterson will share his insights on innovation in the Southeast and then moderate a panel presentation by several leading experts in medical device innovation. MarketWire

Application Deadline Extended for Collegiate Latino Scholarship and Internship Program
Educational Testing Service (ETS), the ASPIRA Association, Inc., and Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, are extending the application deadline to March 1, 2011 for ¡Sí! The New American Workforce Scholarship and Internship Program. MarketWire

Hannover House Sets Video Release for Acclaimed Festival Winner, "Cook County"
"Cook County," a powerful drama that won the Feature Film Audience Award at the South by Southwest Film Festival, will be released to the home video market on May 10, 2011 by Hannover House, the entertainment division of Target Development Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TDGI) MarketWire

Sage Launches New Mobile Payments Product, Says 'No' to Mobile Processing Fees
Small and midsized businesses (SMBs) can now cost effectively and securely process mobile payments, with no additional transaction fee surcharges and planned seamless integration to a wide range of business management systems. MarketWire

VMS Commemorates $150 Million of Traffic Violations Processed for the North America Vehicle Rental Industry
On the heels of its 20th anniversary as the global leader in traffic citation processing services for the auto and truck rental and leasing industries, Nashville-based Violation Management Services, Inc. ("VMS") celebrates the extraordinary milestone of $150 million of violations managed on behalf of its worldwide customer base MarketWire

Trey Resources Closes Large Transaction
Trey Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: TYRIA) announced today that the company's wholly owned subsidiary, SWK Technologies, Inc., the premier total solutions provider specializing in business software for manufacturers and distributors, has closed on a software sale valued at over $181,000. MarketWire

Sage Healthcare Division Invites Physicians and Practice Leaders to Attend a Webinar to Create a Meaningful Use Action Plan
WHAT: Webinar: Creating a Meaningful Use Action Plan by Sage Healthcare Division will address the government's incentive payment program for electronic health records (EHRs). Meaningful use reporting began on January 1, 2011 MarketWire

NOxBLUE Diesel Exhaust Fluid to Be Distributed by Largest Chevron Distributor in California
World Ag Expo -- CoreFluids, LLC today announced during the 2011 World Ag Expo that its NOxBLUE diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) will be distributed throughout California's Central Valley and Central Coast by Stockton-based Valley Pacific Petroleum Services, Inc. (VPPS), Chevron's largest distributor in California. MarketWire

Black Star Barter Reigns Over Whitefish Winter Carnival
Black Star Beer (, the fun, quirky, and sometimes outrageous golden lager from The Great Northern Brewery in Whitefish, MT, held the annual Black Star Barter ( Saturday afternoon. The beer gods must have been listening for the sun was shining in the big skies over downtown Whitefish as the bartering began MarketWire

Double Digit Increase in Sales; The Jewelry Exchange Reports a Double Digit Increase in Sales
The Jewelry Exchange just reported their end-of-the-month figures for January with an unexpected increase in sales over January last year. The jewelry industry has reportedly seen an average increase of 7.7% in overall sales in 2010. The Jewelry Exchange is reporting an average 15.25% increase in same-store sales for stores open more than a year. Their flagship store in Tustin, CA was up 41.95%. MarketWire

Skinny Water Lands in Chicago
Skinny Nutritional Corp. (OTCBB: SKNY), the maker of Skinny Water® and a leader in the zero-calorie enhanced water category, announced today that Skinny Water will be available at all 77 Dominick's Finer Foods. Dominick's is part of the 1,200+ Safeway, Inc. national retail authorization. MarketWire

Superclick Networks MaMA Mobile iPhone App Receives Approvals and Is Scheduled for Launch
Superclick Networks, a subsidiary of Superclick Inc. (OTCBB: SPCK) ("Superclick," or "the Company"), a leading global provider of Internet Access Management and Networking Solutions to the hospitality market, announced today that it has received approval from the Apple iTunes Store to launch its innovative MaMA (Management and Monitoring Application) Mobile App for Apple iPhone® smartphones MarketWire

Proven Reserve Report for Force Fuels Values Kansas Oil Fields at $4.7 Million
Force Fuels Inc. (OTCBB: FOFU) announces results of Oil Proven Reserves Report and land valuation. Independent study performed by Warpath Energy Inc, places proven Present Value on the Company's Kansas properties at $4,797,917. MarketWire

VirTra Systems Selected for World's Largest Civilian Firearms Training Academy Rollout
Bob Ferris, VirTra Systems' CEO (PINKSHEETS: VTSI), today announced that VirTra was selected as the simulator supplier for the world's largest civilian firearms training academy rollout, the new Gander Mtn. Academy™. Developed by Gander Mountain, the nation's largest retail network of stores specializing in hunting, fishing, camping and outdoor lifestyle products, the Gander Mtn MarketWire

New iPad Product Accessory Alert: Bluelounge Announces Worldwide Availability of Nest
Bluelounge, the award-winning international design studio known for sleek, functional, design-forward home/office organization and cable management products, today announced the market wide availability of Nest MarketWire

Breckinridge Capital Advisors Challenges State-Level Bankruptcy
Breckinridge Capital Advisors, Inc., a Boston-based fixed income manager, today called for a focus on local government insolvency, in sharp contrast to Congressional interest in creating a state bankruptcy chapter. It also offered the top five reasons why states do not require bankruptcy protection and the top three insolvency law reforms that would most benefit the municipal bond market. MarketWire

New ArchestrA Workflow Software From Invensys Embeds Collaboration Capabilities for Industrial Operations
Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of technology systems, software solutions and consulting services to the manufacturing and infrastructure operations industries, today announced the immediate availability of new embedded ArchestrA® Workflow software, a component of the company's open InFusion™ Enterprise Control System (ECS) MarketWire

Cicero XM Discovery(TM) Named Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine's 2010 Product of the Year
Cicero Inc. (OTCBB: CICN), a leading provider of customer experience management and desktop integration solutions, announced today that Cicero XM Discovery™ has received a 2010 Product of the Year Award from Technology Marketing Corporation's (TMC®) Customer Interaction Solutions magazine, the leading publication covering CRM, call centers and teleservices since 1982. MarketWire

Leading Credit Card Processor BluePay Provides Software Integration Solution for DICE Corporation
BluePay, an industry leader in secure credit card processing solutions, recently performed seamless software integration for DICE Corporation's alarm software. DICE Corporation provides enterprise level platforms for monitoring, accounting, service, mobile sales management and more. MarketWire

CafePress Partners With ShopIgniter Social eCommerce
ShopIgniter, a rapidly-growing provider of innovative social eCommerce solutions, today announced a partnership with CafePress, the leading source for high quality customized products MarketWire

Green Technology Keeps Basements Dry-Product to be Showcased at Home Builders Event
Attention Business, Technology, Environment, Green Building Editors MarketWire

Patient Access Solution (PASO.PK) Featured in Exclusive Video Interview of Bruce Weitzberg on
Patient Access Solutions Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PASO) announced today that Bruce Weitzberg, President and CEO of the Company has been featured in an in-depth video interview on MarketWire

Reversing the Game Drain: Groundbreaking Collaborations Give the Greater Toronto Area's Digital Media Talent Made-in-Canada Opportunities
The Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance (GTMA) has made the digital media sector a priority for growth and innovation to foster a homegrown industry, and today it is showcasing student-industry collaboration results at the GTMA International Digital Media Forum. MarketWire

Unity Management Group Inc. MCC/Legacy to Sell B&D Tablet Presses in Ecuador
Unity Management Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UYMG) ("UNITY" or the "Company"), a Health Resource Company specializing in Physician and Hospital Practice Management, Medical Discount Plans, Business Services, Billing Software and Technologies, along with Pharmacy Instrumentation, and Calibration. MarketWire

PPJ Enterprise Announces That the Company's 4th Quarter Gross Revenue Is $236,213 Compared to the Prior Nine Months Combined Revenue of $172,012, a 165% Increase

Alto Group Holdings Announces Acquisition of 30 TPH Testing Trommel
Alto Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ALTO) ("Alto Group" or the "Company"), an innovative mining and commodities trade company headquartered in New York, announces company acquisition of testing trommel. MarketWire

Kemira Oyj of Finland Becomes Mantra's Development Partner for Its (CCR)Carbon Capture Recycling Technology
Mantra Venture Group Ltd. ("Mantra") (OTCBB: MVTG) (FRANKFURT: 5MV) announces it has negotiated, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Mantra Energy Alternatives Inc. ("ME") a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Finland-based Kemira Oyj ("Kemira"), one of the world's foremost water chemistry companies MarketWire

Winter Culinary Tourism Is Cookin' in Michigan
There's a chill in the air, but there are plenty of places to warm up with great culinary experiences. Michigan's culinary menu is full year round with wine and food pairing events, festivals, foodie tours and cooking classes for all levels of expertise. MarketWire

FLKI Approves Steps to Uplist to Higher U.S. Stock Exchange
Falken Industries Ltd (OTCBB: FLKI) today announced the company is preparing for a move to up-list to a more senior U.S MarketWire

Teryl Resources to be Featured on CEO Clips Airing on Fox Business News
Teryl Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE: TRC)(OTCBB: TRYLF) wishes to announce CEO Clips, a series of 15 second corporate profiles on North American companies, will feature Teryl Resources Corp. on Fox Business News Monday through Friday - 5am-4pm, beginning Monday Feb 7. MarketWire

Tasti D-Lite Houston Weight Loss Challenge 2011 Underway
Tasti D-Lite, Houston's favorite guilt-free frozen dessert hot spot, is challenging its loyal fan base to lose weight -- the fun way. The 2011 Houston Weight Loss Challenge kicked off January 10th with 20 individuals, including a married couple, determined to shed more weight than their competitors. MarketWire

EVCARCO, Inc. Retains The Eversull Group, Inc.
EVCARCO, Inc. (OTCBB: EVCA) (OTCQB: EVCA) announced today that it has retained The Eversull Group for Financial Public Relations, Investor Relations and Shareholder Services Consulting. MarketWire

Acronis Provides Data Backup and Disaster Recovery for VMware vCloud Director
VMware Partner Exchange -- Acronis, a leading provider of easy-to-use backup, recovery and security solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, today announced that it will be recognized as one of a group of disaster recovery providers for VMware's vCloud Director, during a presentation at VMware Partner Exchange 2011 MarketWire

Everybody's Phone Company Announces Details of Cross-Marketing and Affiliate Programs to Help Community Outreach Organizations While Growing Their Client Base
Everybody's Phone Company (PINKSHEETS: EVPH) proudly announces their plans to work with non-profit organizations and churches to help fundraising efforts under difficult economic conditions while increasing their own rate of referrals. MarketWire

CoroWare Announces Early Adopter Release of CoroCall Communications
CoroWare Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of CoroWare, Inc. (OTCBB: COWI) (OTCQB: COWI) announced the early adopter release of CoroCall Communications, an Internet telephony, conferencing, and communications system, which expands CoroWare's suite of unified collaboration products and services. MarketWire

First International Claims Filing Announces the Launch of a New Website
First International Claims Filing Inc., a third party claims processing company specialized in US Securities Class Actions, announced today the launch of its new website. MarketWire

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Goes Mobile: ShopStyle Launches This Season's Essential App
Social shopping pioneer ShopStyle and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week have partnered to create the essential app for the Fall 2011 Collections. ShopStyle Mobile, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week's first mobile app partner, will feature exclusive content and coverage of the Fall 2011 event -- taking place from February 10th -17th in New York MarketWire

SecureAlert, Inc. Partners With the Federal Government of Mexico and the SECRETARIA DE SEGURIDAD PUBLICA (SSP) to Deliver Historic Public Safety Initiative and Electronic Monitoring Program
SecureAlert, Inc. (OTCBB: SCRA), a leading international provider of patented, wireless electronic monitoring systems and services to public safety agencies, announces that it has reached a historic agreement with the Federal Government of Mexico to provide Electronic Monitoring for offenders in 2011 on behalf of the Secretary of Public Security (SSP) and the citizens of Mexico. MarketWire

GreenMan Subsidiary Signs Agreement With Waste Connections, Inc. to Test CNG/Diesel Dual Fuel Upgrade on Refuse Transfer Trucks
GreenMan Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: GMTI) announced that its American Power Group Inc. ("APG") subsidiary has signed an EPA Test Vehicle Agreement with Waste Connections of Colorado, Inc. to convert one of its refuse transfer trucks to APG's dual fuel system and begin on-the-road test trials and emission compliance approval. APG recently became the first company in the U.S MarketWire

Sage Contributes Support to Improve Efficiency and Growth for Hispanic-Owned Small Businesses in California and Florida
Sage North America announced today the signing of alliance agreements with the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC) and Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FSHCC) MarketWire

Elance Online Employment Report Shows Small Businesses Optimistic About 2011
Elance, the leading platform for online employment, released its quarterly Online Employment Report today, revealing record-setting hiring among small businesses that are gearing up for innovation and growth in 2011. In a traditionally slow quarter, online hiring increased across all categories, with IT professionals responsible for more than half (59%) of all Q4 earnings MarketWire

Heartland Tanning, Leader in Commercial Tanning Beds, Wows Industry Professionals With Expo
It takes more than a foot or two of snow to keep commercial tanning bed and salon experts from attending the wildly popular Heartland Expo. More than 600 industry professionals, including vendors and salon owners, braved the dead of winter to take advantage of Heartland Tanning's two-day event. MarketWire

VIA Technologies Adopts Mentor Graphics Calibre PERC for Critical ESD Checking
Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced that VIA Technologies, Inc., a fabless supplier of power efficient x86 processor platforms, is adopting the Calibre® PERC electrical rule checking product to ensure that electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection meets established guidelines to help prevent circuit failures and design re-spins. MarketWire

FFF Enterprises Makes FluMist(R) by MedImmune a Key Addition to Its Flu Vaccine Portfolio
FFF Enterprises, Inc., the nation's largest and most trusted distributor of plasma products, vaccines and critical-care biopharmaceuticals, has just announced the addition of FluMist® (Influenza Vaccine Live, Intranasal), an FDA-approved flu vaccine nasal spray manufactured by MedImmune, to its comprehensive portfolio of flu vaccines. MarketWire

The Mother (Earth) of All Going Green Checklists
If you've ever tried piecing together your own green checklist from eco-friendly information found on the Internet, you know it's overwhelming. has done the legwork for you, compiling a comprehensive website featuring everything from energy conservation to recycling. You can also find dozens of articles on solar energy, wind energy and many other green living options. MarketWire

Qualstar to Announce Fiscal 2011 Second Quarter Results on February 14, 2011
Qualstar® Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a manufacturer of automated tape storage solutions and high-efficiency power supplies, will announce fiscal 2011 second quarter financial results after the market closes on Monday, February 14, 2011. MarketWire

Wave Chief Scientist Robert Thibadeau Co-Authors American Bar Association's Data Breach and Encryption Handbook

BLiNQ Networks Secures $7.4 Million in Series A Funding
BLiNQ Networks Inc., a pioneer in developing next-generation intelligent wireless backhaul solutions, today announced it has secured $7.4 million in Series A funding and has appointed former President of Andrew Corporation's Wireless Network Solutions, Carleton Miller, as President and CEO to lead the company's launch to market MarketWire

Global Offshore Drilling Expenditure to Reach $64.2 Billion in 2011 has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Oil & Gas Capital Expenditure Outlook 2011" to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Epicor Named 2010 "Partner of the Year" by Progress Software
Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), a leading provider of enterprise business software solutions for the midmarket and divisions of Global 1000 companies, recently brought home the top honor of "Partner of the Year" from the second annual Global Partner Conference held by Progress Software (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading software provider that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive MarketWire

ANADIGICS Expands Industry's Most Efficient 4G LTE Power Amplifier Family
ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) and mixed signal semiconductor solutions, today announced the expansion of its fourth generation High-Efficiency-at-Low-Power (HELP4™) LTE (Long Term Evolution) power amplifier (PA) family MarketWire

MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Presents "Mass Customization: Massachusetts' Hidden Tech Cluster"
On February 16, the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge will present "Mass Customization: Massachusetts' Hidden Tech Cluster," which will feature a panel moderated by Katie Rae of investment firm Project11 and director of TechStars Boston, and demonstrations by local companies Artaic, Blank Label, CloudFab, Custom Made, FashionPlaytes, F.Rock, Gemvara, Loom Decor and Zyrra MarketWire Launches New Mobile Website for Users to Browse and Share Local Online Classifieds With Their Phones, a Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) company and the leading provider of free online classifieds and online coupons, recently launched a new mobile website optimized to connect buyers and sellers on the go. Local businesses who advertise online at PennySaverUSA MarketWire

InterBolsa Invests in Fortinet for High-Performance, Low-Latency Firewall

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People in the News: Relevate Promotes Kelly Idol, Scott Johnson to Vice President Positions in Sales and Data Solutions
Relevate is pleased to announce that Kelly Idol has been promoted to vice president, regional sales, and Scott Johnson has been promoted to vice president, data solutions. Both promotions are effective immediately. MarketWire

W. P. Carey to Release 2010 Financial Results on Thursday, February 24
Investment firm W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) announced today that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010 prior to market-open on Thursday, February 24, 2011. The financial results will be released via all major wire services, W. P. Carey's corporate website and electronic mail. MarketWire

Vicor Corporation Appoints Philip Davies as Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing
Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced the appointment of Philip Davies as Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing. In this new role, Mr. Davies will be responsible for developing and coordinating the sales and marketing strategies of Vicor's business units across market segments and geographies. MarketWire

High Plains Gas Enters Into a Definitive Purchase and Sale Agreement to Acquire J.M. Huber's Coal Bed Methane Natural Gas Assets Located in Wyoming's Powder River Basin
High Plains Gas, Inc. (OTCBB: HPGS) ("HPG" or "the Company"), a Gillette, Wyoming based energy company actively engaged in the acquisition, development and production of natural gas primarily in the Powder River Basin, today announced that the Company has entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement to acquire J.M. Huber's natural gas assets located in Wyoming's Powder River Basin MarketWire

NYSE AMEX Accepts ZBB Energy's Compliance Plan
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB) (the "Company"), a leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, announced today that the NYSE Amex (the "Exchange") has accepted its compliance plan for continued listing. MarketWire

DigitalGlobe to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results on February 28, 2011
DigitalGlobe Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution world-imagery products and services for defense and intelligence, civil government, and commercial customers, will announce its fourth quarter and full year 2010 financial results after the close of regular market trading on Monday, February 28, 2011. MarketWire

Merisel, Inc. Announces Closing of Transaction Redeeming Convertible Preferred Stock
Merisel, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MSEL) MarketWire

Telkonet Releases Next Generation EcoSmart Energy Management Product Suite
Telkonet, Inc. (OTCQB: TKOI), a leader in occupancy-based energy management technology, has just announced the introduction of its next generation line of energy management products, the EcoSmart Product Suite MarketWire

C2C and Solbrekk Partner to Provide Email, File Archiving and Management to Business Customers
C2C, a leading provider of email, file and messaging management solutions, today announced it has signed Solbrekk, Inc., based in Golden Valley, Minn., to supply email and file archiving, capacity management, eDiscovery and compliance solutions to upper Midwest business customers. MarketWire

AtHoc to Exhibit Net-Centric Emergency Notification System at Microsoft's Military, Government and Industry Symposiums
AtHoc, Inc., the pioneer and leader in network-centric emergency mass notification systems, today announced that AtHoc will exhibit at Microsoft's Air Force, Army, Navy Marine Corps, public sector and public safety symposiums taking place in Redmond, Wash., in February, March and April. AtHoc will demonstrate AtHoc IWSAlerts™ in its corporate booth at the events. MarketWire

Charles & Colvard Appoints Steven M. Larkin to Board of Directors
Charles & Colvard, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTHR), the sole manufacturer of moissanite lab-created gemstones, The Most Brilliant Jewel in the World®, today announced the appointment of Steven M. Larkin to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

Kohl's Fun and Fit as a Family Featuring Kellogg's Kidz Kitchen Returns This February for a Weekend of Sun, Fun & Healthy Eating
Produced by the same team who brings the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Food & Wine to South Florida each February, Kohl's Fun and Fit as a Family featuring Kellogg's Kidz Kitchen will return for its fourth year, February 26 & 27, 2011 MarketWire

DragonWave Inc.: Converged Packet Microwave System Eases Evolution to 4G by Merging Legacy and IP Traffic
The impact of smartphones, Internet appliances and 4G are combining to speed up the evolution away from legacy backhaul solutions and toward high capacity packet microwave systems. With its Horizon® Harmony platform, DragonWave Inc MarketWire

DragonWave's Horizon Compact+ Meets the 4G Backhaul Challenge With the Highest Capacity per Channel
To offset the cost and capacity challenges created by today's high-bandwidth 3G applications and the accelerating rollout of 4G, mobile operators must find ways to increase overall system capacity. DragonWave Inc MarketWire

Ram Power, Corp. Announces General Corporate Update
Ram Power, Corp. (TSX: RPG) ("Ram Power" or the "Company"), a leading renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, announced today the following project and corporate financing updates. MarketWire

Floating Liquefied Natural Gas Market Worth $492 Million in 2010 has announced the addition of Visiongain's new report "The Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Market 2011-2021" to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

World Energy Solutions to Release Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Earnings Results and Host Conference Call on February 17, 2011
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, will release financial results for its fourth quarter and full year 2010 on Thursday, February 17, 2011, before market open, and will host a conference call later the same morning at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss the results. MarketWire

Snickers Satisfies Super Bowl Viewers Once Again, Takes the Top Spot on TiVo's Top-Ten Ad List
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), the creator and a leader of advertising solutions and television services for digital video recorders (DVRs), today announced this year's top ten Super Bowl most engaging moments with the Snicker's "Logging" advertisement featuring Richard Lewis and Roseanne Barr taking the top spot MarketWire

Actifio to Showcase Game Changing Data Management Virtualization Solution at VMware Partner Exchange
Actifio™, the leader in Data Management Virtualization (DMV), today announced that it will showcase its industry-leading solution for data protection, disaster recovery and business continuity at VMware Partner Exchange 2011. The conference will be held February 8-10 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida. MarketWire

Ensco plc to Acquire Pride International, Inc.
Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV) and Pride International, Inc. (NYSE: PDE) jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Ensco will combine with Pride in a cash and stock transaction valued at $41.60 per share based on Ensco's closing share price on 4 February 2011 MarketWire

Symantec Introduces Encryption Specialization for Partners
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the Encryption Solutions Specialization, which provides Symantec partners with a demonstrated expertise in Symantec Encryption solutions with unique benefits designed to help increase their competitive advantage, improve recognition by customers and drive more revenue MarketWire

Adaptive Planning Reports Record Results for 2010
Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in on-demand business performance management (BPM) solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, today announced that 2010 was the strongest year in the company's history MarketWire

TRDX's Pharmaceutical Division Applies for the State of Louisiana Distribution License
SciMeDent Health, Corp. f/k/a Trend Exploration, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TRDX) is pleased to announce, its wholly owned subsidiary, Preferred Distribution, Inc. ("Preferred"), has applied to the State of Louisiana for its out of state wholesale distribution license. Approval is anticipated in 90 days. MarketWire

Triton Distribution Systems, Inc. Expands Its Operations
(PINKSHEETS: TTDZ) Triton's Management wishes to inform all shareholders that the company has secured the takeover of a gold mine assets operation in Nevada, USA for an undisclosed amount. The contract will be signed by the end of this week or sooner and will be made public. The length of the contract will be 5 years. The Mine has an aggregate mine field of 16 acres MarketWire

Compellent Announces Redemption of Rights Under Stockholder Rights Plan
Compellent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: CML) today announced that its board of directors has approved the redemption of the rights accompanying its outstanding common stock under its Stockholder Rights Plan MarketWire

Tensilica Showcases #1 Position in 4G LTE Baseband DSP IP Cores at MWC 2011
Tensilica®, Inc. will stand out at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, February 14-18, 2011, as it has moved into the number one position as the supplier of baseband DSP (digital signal processors) IP (intellectual property) cores for the new generation of 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) equipment MarketWire

Depomed's Reports Results of Phase 1 Trial of Twice-Daily Formulation of DM-1992 in Parkinson's Patients
Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: DEPO) today announced that in its second Phase 1 pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic study in Parkinson's patients, DM-1992, Depomed's investigative novel gastric-retentive, extended-release formulation of levodopa/carbidopa, maintained therapeutic blood levels of levodopa over 24 hours in a twice-daily formulation. MarketWire

Tensilica Announces Availability of Atlas Reference Architecture Dataplane Processors for a Complete Baseband PHY for LTE, HSPA+ and WiMAX
Tensilica®, Inc. today announced that all the optimized programmable DPUs (dataplane processing units) of its Atlas Reference Architecture are now available for customer evaluation MarketWire

Tensilica Announces ConnX BBE64-128 -- the World's Highest Performance DSP IP Core for LTE Advanced
Tensilica®, Inc. today extended its Baseband Engine (BBE) family with the ConnX BBE64-128 -- the next-generation architecture for DSP (digital signal processor) IP (intellectual property) cores for SOC (system-on-chip) design. The ConnX BBE64-128 provides over 100 GigaMACs performance in 28nm high-performance process technology, easily outperforming all other DSP IP cores on the market MarketWire

Shareholder Update From the President of GRNO
Green Oasis Environmental Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRNO), is pleased to provide a shareholder update. MarketWire

Management Energy, Inc. Announces New South American Mining Focus
Management Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: MMEX) announced today the signing and initial funding of an exclusive option agreement for its metallurgical coal-mining venture in Colombia. This positions the Company for meaningful opportunities within the metallurgical coal export business in Colombia. MarketWire

AeroGrow Surpasses One Million Indoor Gardens Sold
AeroGrow International, Inc. (OTCBB: AERO) ("AeroGrow" or the "Company"), makers of the AeroGarden® line of indoor gardening products, announced that it has surpassed one million gardens sold since sales began in March 2006. MarketWire

Oracle Introduces Oracle(R) Cloud File System to Enable Private Clouds
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

British Columbia Selects EnerGov to Provide State-of-the-Art Permitting, Licensing and Regulatory Compliance Software
The British Columbia Safety Authority (BCSA) oversees many of the regulatory and safety processes of Canada's third largest province. With over 4.5 million residents and a land mass of 364,800 square miles, the province of British Columbia is nearly four times the size of Great Britain and two and one-half times larger than Japan. MarketWire

TeleNav GPS(TM) Navigation and Local Search App Launching for iPhone(R) 4 on Verizon Wireless
TeleNav, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNAV), one of the largest global wireless location-based services providers, today announced that TeleNav GPS ( ) will be available on the Apple® App Store as a free download on the iPhone 4 on Verizon Wireless upon certification following the expected device launch on February 10, 2011 MarketWire

PriceSmart Announces January Sales
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) ( today announced that for the month of January 2011, net sales increased 22.8% to $130.7 million from $106.4 million in January a year earlier. For the four months ended January 31, 2011, net sales increased 22.3% to $693.5 million from $567.1 million in the same period last year MarketWire

enChoice Announces Record Revenue & Profits for 2010
enChoice®, Inc., the enterprise content management (ECM) solutions and services specialists, today announced record revenue growth and profits for fiscal year 2010. enChoice's continued success is driven by product innovation, its reputation for unparalleled ECM expertise, and a growing need for companies to efficiently manage and protect increasingly large quantities of information. MarketWire

Springfield Clinic Chooses NaviSite for Move to the Cloud
NaviSite, Inc MarketWire

Global Footwear Marketer Weyco Group Deploys ACS Optima ERP in Australia
Computer Generated Solutions Inc. (CGS) announces that Weyco Group, (, owner of popular men's dress, fashion, and casual shoe brands Florsheim, Nunn Bush, and Stacy Adams, is extending use of the ACS Optima ERP solution to its fast-growing Florsheim Australian operation MarketWire

Klaus Kleinfeld, Chairman & CEO of Alcoa, to Keynote the Inaugural Aluminum Industry Summit
On June 7th-8th, a remarkable cast of executives will meet in New York City for the inaugural Aluminum Industry Summit, supported by leading industry publications American Metal Market and Metal Bulletin. MarketWire

Bankinter Analyzes Loan Portfolios 100X Faster With TIBCO and Amazon Web Services
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that Bankinter, a leading Spanish provider of banking and brokerage services, is leveraging cloud computing solutions from TIBCO and Amazon Web Services™ to help mitigate risk and accelerate the complex modeling and simulations of loan portfolios that enable the bank to predict how loans will perform. MarketWire

Symantec Control Compliance Suite Provides More Timely Insight Into IT Risks
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today introduced the next version of Symantec Control Compliance Suite, the company's integrated, fully automated solution designed to address IT risk and compliance challenges. Symantec Control Compliance Suite 10.5 delivers new features to help organizations better manage IT risk while achieving a more holistic view of risk across their IT infrastructure MarketWire

Xun Energy Forms Xun Oil of Kentucky, Inc.
Xun Energy, Inc. ("XNRG") (OTCBB: XNRG) announces the Company has registered Xun Oil of Kentucky, Inc. (Xun Oil) for the purpose of developing an oil and gas operating company through the direct acquisition of leases. Xun Oil intends to drill for new oil and gas prospects as well as refurbish/enhance existing producing and non-producing oil wells in Kentucky and surrounding areas. MarketWire

Eyepartner Releases TikiLIVE iPTV for ROKU Set Top Boxes
Managing LIVE HD video delivery to set top boxes has been a challenge to media producers, broadcasting networks and corporations worldwide. Eyepartner has developed a low cost iPTV middleware that delivers HD Live, VOD, and Channel Lineups directly to the affordable ROKU set top box MarketWire

INSIGHT, Inc. President Jeff Karrenbauer Named Provider Pro to Know 2011
INSIGHT, Inc., a top international provider of supply chain planning solutions for the world's foremost companies, announces that president Jeff Karrenbauer has been named a Provider Pro to Know 2011 by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. This is Jeff's fourth appearance on the prestigious list. MarketWire

Colorado $41.5 Million Fund Available for School Safety Communications
At the School Safety Summit held at the Colorado State Capitol on Friday, the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) announced that a $41.5 million fund tied to the National School Lunch Act could be used to finance school improvements including the purchase of school emergency communications systems. MarketWire

Venoco, Inc. Announces Proposed Private Debt Offering
Venoco, Inc. (NYSE: VQ) announced today that, subject to market conditions, it is planning a private offering of $500 million in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2019. Venoco intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay certain indebtedness and for general corporate purposes. MarketWire

Optical Components and Systems Companies Stocks -- Back From a Very Dark Place
Earnings season is in full swing. The optical components and systems companies have been reporting solid revenues for most of 2010 and Q4 results set new records. The day after JDSU and Opnext reported earnings on Thursday 2/3/2011, their stocks increased by 30% MarketWire

Willbros Group Names Rob Berra Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing
Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced today that J. Robert "Rob" Berra has been appointed Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing. In this position, Mr. Berra will manage Willbros' sales and marketing resources to promote backlog growth and earnings visibility as well as to advance alignment of the Company's sales efforts with its business unit strategies. Mr MarketWire

Startl and DreamIt Ventures Accepting Applications for Second Annual Start-Up Accelerator Program
Startl, a nonprofit created to identify and ramp up education technology companies and their innovations, and DreamIt Ventures, the leading technology accelerator, announced today that they are accepting applications for their second annual start-up accelerator program MarketWire

Venoco, Inc. Announces Common Stock Offering
Venoco, Inc. (NYSE: VQ) announced today that it intends to offer 4,000,000 shares of common stock to the public through an underwritten offering. The underwriters will have the option to purchase up to an aggregate of 600,000 additional shares of common stock from the company to cover any over-allotments MarketWire

Venoco, Inc. Announces Reserves and Operations Update
Venoco Reports Year-End 2010 Reserves of 85.1 Million BOE Full-Year 2010 Production of 6.7 Million BOE or 18,241 BOE/d Company to Expand Monterey Drilling in 2011 Venoco, Inc. (NYSE: VQ) announced today that its total proved oil and gas reserves as of December 31, 2010 were 85.1 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMBOE) at SEC benchmark pricing of $79 MarketWire

Athena Announces the Release of Athena PathFinder for Troubleshooting Access Policy Using Virtual Packets on the Network
Athena Security, makers of the advanced security analytics solution, Athena FirePAC, unveils a new product for tracing virtual packets across layer 3 network security devices. This new network mapping tool shows how access is controlled using predictive analysis derived from configuration data MarketWire

Austin Ventures Announces Addition of Venture Partner
Austin Ventures ("AV"), a venture capital and growth equity firm, announced today the addition of Venture Partner, Vernon Bryant. Bryant will co-lead the development of AV's Texas Middle Market strategy with AV Principal Scott Donaldson. MarketWire

iLuv Ships Stylish Cases for Verizon iPhone 4 CDMA
WHO: iLuv, the premier provider of the most comprehensive accessories line for the Apple market, continues its first-mover trend by announcing shipment of its stylish cases and protective films for the iPhone 4 three days prior to the phone's availability at the Verizon Wireless and Apple stores MarketWire

All-in-one business smartphone, the Nokia E7, arrives in stores
The highly anticipated Nokia E7 will begin arriving in storesin select markets this week, with broader availability building up quicklyinseveral markets. With its tilting 4 inch ClearBlack display, full qwerty keyboard and a fastaccess to a wide variety of apps directly on the homescreen, the Nokia E7is thekey to having a successful day in or out of the office MarketWire

Bull and Whamcloud Initiate Strategic Partnership to Contribute to Lustre(R) Community Development
Whamcloud, a venture-backed company formed from worldwide high-performance computing (HPC) storage industry veterans, announced today a strategic partnership with the European Information Technology company Bull to accelerate the development of open source Lustre storage technology and to ensure that Lustre users have access to the highest level of support and service. MarketWire

Mitchell International and LexisNexis(R) Announce Expanded Relationship
Mitchell International, Inc. and LexisNexis® today announced a definitive agreement to develop an expanded set of integrated product and service offerings to assist insurance carriers with more effectively managing property and casualty claims. MarketWire

An Industrial Hoist Hook Is Fastened to New South American Hoist Markets: The New Kito Americas Brand, WVSN Reports
Industrial hoist sales growth is poised to rocket in South America with a new hoist brand for the evolving South American industrial marketplace. MarketWire

Weyerhaeuser, International Paper Show Improved Fourth-Quarter Earnings, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Forest products companies Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) (Federal Way, Washington) and International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) (Memphis, Tennessee) both reported improved year-over-year earnings for the fourth quarter of the 2010 financial year MarketWire

Constellation Endures Rough Fourth-Quarter, Full-Year 2010, but Sees Bright Future in Energy Market, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Constellation Energy Group Incorporated (NYSE:CEG) (Baltimore, Maryland), a leading U.S. supplier of power, natural gas and energy products, faced a challenging fourth-quarter and full-year 2010 as mark-to-market losses and impairment charges on investments weakened earnings from the company's utilities MarketWire

Uganda's Ministry of Energy Selects Engineer to Perform Feasibility Study for Refinery, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Uganda's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has selected Foster Wheeler (NASDAQ:FWLT) (Clinton, New Jersey) to perform a feasibility study for the construction of a $2.5 billion, 150,000-barrel-per-day crude oil refinery in Kampala, Uganda. MarketWire

International Paper Plans to Replace Precipitator at Texas Mill, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Leading forest products company International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) (Memphis, Tennessee) plans to replace an electrostatic precipitator at the company's mill in Queen City, Texas. The company is considering a new wet-bottom precipitator that will be used to control particulate matter generated from the operation of the mill's No MarketWire

Consumer Debt, Government Deficits and Consumer Confidence Hold the Key to Speed of U.S. Economic Recovery, an Industrial Info News Alert

Sasol Puts Chinese Coal-to-Liquids Project on Hold, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- South Africa's energy and chemicals major Sasol Limited (NYSE:SSL) (Johannesburg) announced that it is putting a Chinese coal-to-liquids project on hold while it awaits China's National Development and Reform Commission's (NDRC) decision on approval for the $10 billion project after viewing the project application MarketWire

BrickStix: New Reusable Decal "Toy" Designed by Nine-Year-Old Boy Transforms Plastic Connecting Bricks
When Greyson MacLean was nine years old, he wanted to customize his plastic connecting toy brick creations into different stories, but he was at a loss. The young builder tried several ways to transform his buildings into cities, space odysseys and other formations by using regular stickers, but they were difficult to remove MarketWire

Solutions to Your Wire and Cable Problems, by TPC Wire & Cable, a Feature of "Industry Today" on
Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will host special guest TPC Wire & Cable Corporation (Independence, Ohio) as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast. TPC is a supplier of high-performance electrical wire, cable and connectors, with more than 3,000 items in stock that meet the highest quality standards and offer comprehensive solutions to difficult applications MarketWire

Adventure Girl Stefanie Michaels Reveals 2011 "Valentine's Day" Top 10 Global Destinations for Love
2011 is the year for "boutique" and "value" as Adventure Girl Stefanie Michaels releases her annual locations for romance with "Valentine's Day" Top Ten Global Destinations for love. MarketWire

Petite Sweet Treats for Valentine's Day
(Family Features) Looking for a yummy, unique way to say "Happy Valentine's Day"? Beautiful, bite-sized, heart-shaped cakes offer a delicious solution. MarketWire

Be Supplement Savvy in the Vitamin Aisle
(Family Features) A walk down the vitamin aisle at your local pharmacy or grocery store can be confusing. There are so many options available that it can be difficult to choose between products and brands. How can you determine which vitamins are right for your individual needs? And how can you differentiate between the quality, purity and potency of products on the shelf? MarketWire

Get More Nutritional Bang for Every Bite
(Family Features) Many have heard the saying, "You are what you eat" -- but knowing what to eat can be confusing. There's so much nutritional information out there, that it's easy to get overwhelmed MarketWire

Tasty Ways to Love Your Heart
(Family Features) Valentine's Day naturally brings thoughts of hearts, flowers, sweetness and love. But did you know that it also falls during American Heart Month? A perfect time to start taking care of your heart and the hearts of the ones you love. MarketWire

WebTech Wireless Signs Quadrant(R) Enterprise License With City of Chicago
WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX: WEW), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services and telematics technology, announces that it has signed an agreement to deploy its Quadrant® fleet management software solution on an Enterprise basis with its existing customer, the City of Chicago MarketWire

CPAC Announces Major Milestone in Development of Compact Proton Therapy Solution
Compact Particle Acceleration Corporation (CPAC) announced today that it has demonstrated proton acceleration at its facility in Livermore, Calif., using its revolutionary compact particle accelerator technology MarketWire

Deloitte Rankings Cap Another Successful Year for Bridge Technologies
Bridge Technologies celebrated the end of a very successful 2010 with the news that business consultancy Deloitte Touche Tomatsu (DTT) honored the company among Norway's and Europe's preeminent technology organizations. MarketWire

GOGL - Invitation to presentation of Q4 2010 Results
Golden Ocean's fourth quarter 2010 results will be released on FridayFebruary18, 2011. In connection with this a presentation and ateleconference/webcastwill be held as described below:1. PresentationA presentation of Golden Ocean's fourth quarter 2010 results will takeplace inOslo at Stranden 21 (DnB NOR building at Aker Brygge) on Friday February18, 2011 at 08:30 A MarketWire

Melrose Jewelers Announces It Has Reached 50,000 Facebook Fans
Melrose Jewelers: Melrose Jewelers, USA's #1 Online Rolex Watch Retailer, today announced that it has exceeded 50,000 Facebook fans. From Q3 2010 to Q1 2011, Facebook fanship has grown over 87% month over month. MarketWire

Lattice Announces Five New IP Suites for the LatticeECP3 FPGA Family
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced the immediate availability of five new comprehensive Intellectual Property (IP) Suites to accelerate the design of electronic systems in a variety of industries using the award winning LatticeECP3™ FPGA family. These five IP suites are PCI Express, Ethernet Networking, Digital Signal Processing, Video & Display, and Value. MarketWire

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Orascom Cons.Inds. Resumes Activities in Egypt
Cairo, Egypt / 7 February, 2011 7:30 AMOrascom Construction Industries (OCI) Resumes Activities in EgyptOCI announces that the Construction Group has resumed work on 50locations across Egypt representing almost 90% of total work sitesstarting Sunday 6 February. Certain sites remain closed due to thejoint venture nature of the projects MarketWire

Randgold Resources Ld - Q4 results and update
RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITEDIncorporated in Jersey, Channel IslandsReg. No. 62686LSE Trading Symbol: RRSNasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLDRANDGOLD FORGES AHEAD IN TOUGH YEARLondon, 7 February 2011 - Despite operational and political setbacksin a generally challenging year, Randgold Resources boosted its profitfor 2010 by 43% to US$120 MarketWire

Randgold Forges Ahead in Tough Year
Randgold Resources (NASDAQ: GOLD) (LSE: RRS) MarketWire

ASSA ABLOY: A strong finish to 2010
Fourth quarter * Sales totaled SEK 9,648 M (8,799), representing an increase of 10%,made up of 6% organic growth, 9% acquired growth and exchange-rate effects of -5%. * Asia and South America recorded strong growth and North America goodgrowth while Europe showed subdued growth MarketWire

AkzoNobel targets growth after opening new coatings plant in India
February 7, 2011 AkzoNobel's ambition to accelerate growth and increase revenue in India toEUR1billion within the next five years has been underlined today by theofficialopening of a new Industrial Coatings plant near Bangalore MarketWire

Helix BioPharma Corp. Receives FDA IND Approval to Conduct a U.S. Phase I Clinical Study With Its Lung Cancer Drug Candidate L-DOS47
Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (NYSE Amex: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP), a developer of biopharmaceutical drug candidates for the prevention and treatment of cancer, today announced that it has received approval for its investigational new drug ("IND") application from the United States Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") to perform its planned U.S MarketWire

Crucell Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results
PRESS RELEASECrucell Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 ResultsTotal revenues and other operating income of EUR365.4 million for thefull year 2010 compared to EUR358.0 million in 2009.Due to write-downs of Quinvaxem® inventory and higher operatingexpenses,operating loss for the year was EUR34.3 million compared to EUR39 MarketWire

Galapagos receives EUR2.7 million grant for antiviral drug discovery
Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) announcedtoday that it has been awarded a EUR2.7 million grant from the Flemishagency forInnovation by Science and Technology (IWT) to progress its proprietaryantiviraldrug discovery research programs MarketWire

MorphoSys Strengthens Patent Position on Lead Program MOR103
MorphoSys AG /MorphoSys Strengthens Patent Position on Lead Program MOR103Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Anadarko Announces Discovery Offshore Mozambique
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced the latest in a string of major deepwater natural gas discoveries off the coast of Mozambique MarketWire

Conax@CabSat: Conax Further Strengthening Its Focus on the Middle East & Africa Regions
-- CabSat -- Conax, a leading security provider for digital multi-channel content, announced that at CabSat the company will highlight its Conax Contego™ advanced content security platform solutions for secure hybrid services. Conax provides solutions that empower TV operators to deliver digital content securely, via all types of networks -- to any device MarketWire

GreetingCardsDirect Launches New Photo Cards Website, an online greeting card company, is excited to announce the launch of its latest website, MarketWire Celebrates Two Decades of Power Architecture Technology Innovation and Leadership, the organization that promotes and develops standards for Power Architecture® technology, is celebrating 20 years of innovation leading to unrivaled market leadership and a collaborative ecosystem that will continue advancing and creating new technology across an increasing breadth of markets and applications. Throughout the anniversary year Power MarketWire

KLM Expands Strongly into Caribbean and Introduces Direct Flights to Ecuador
Amstelveen, the Netherlands/Caribbean Region, 7 February 2011 - KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is performing a robust expansion into the Caribbean, offering an additional 2,600 seats each week. The expansion will start when KLM's winter schedule goes into effect on 30 October. On that same date, KLM will introduce direct flights to Quito and Guayaquil in Ecuador GlobeNewswire

Galapagos creates new warrant plan
Mechelen, Belgium; 7 February 2011 - Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) announced today that its Board of Directors has created and offered 75,000 warrants under a new warrant plan. GlobeNewswire

Changes in Biotie's Financial Information in 2011

Organizational meeting of the Board of Directors of Biotie Therapies Corp.
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP.       STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE        7 February 2011, at 6.15p.m.  GlobeNewswire

Wizcom Publishes Court Ruling
Wizcom Technologies Ltd. /Wizcom Publishes Court RulingProcessed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Vesa Aho Appointed Pohjola Group's CFO
Pohjola Bank plc COMPANY RELEASERelease category: Changes board/management/auditors7 February 2011 at 3.30 pmVesa Aho Appointed Pohjola Group's CFO Vesa Aho (M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)), aged 36, will take up his duties as Pohjola Group's CFO on 1 March 2011 GlobeNewswire

Telenor Seeks Injunction to Protect its Pre-emptive Rights in the Wind Telecom Transaction
(Fornebu, Norway - 7 February 2011)Telenor has petitioned the Commercial Court in London, England for interim injunctive relief in support of Telenor's arbitration action against VimpelCom Ltd., Altimo Holdings & Investments Ltd. and Altimo Cooperatief U.A GlobeNewswire

Reminder: Sanoma's Full-Year Result 2010 on 9 February 2011
Sanoma will publish its Full-Year Result for 2010 on Wednesday, 9 February 2011 approximately at 8.30 am Finnish time (CET +1). GlobeNewswire

Limited exposure to Amagerbanken A/S
As a result of the information announced by Amargerbanken A/S 6 February 2011. Storebrand makes the following clarification: GlobeNewswire

Summer workers in high demand again
Alma Media Corporation       Press release      February 7, 2011 GlobeNewswire

Amendment to Biotie Therapies Corp. Articles of Association registered
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP.     STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE  7 February 2011, at 12.15 GlobeNewswire

New member proposed for Swedish Match Board of Directors
At the upcoming Annual General Meeting on May 2, 2011, the Nominating Committee of Swedish Match AB will propose the election of Joakim Westh to the Swedish Match Board of Directors. GlobeNewswire

Central government payments gave a surplus in January
Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 29.9 billion in January. This is SEK 5.7 billion higher than the Debt Office's forecast. Tax revenue was SEK 3.6 billion higher than calculated. Furthermore disbursements to local governments were SEK 2.1 billion lower than forecasted. GlobeNewswire

Continued progress in XImmune AB
LU Bioscience AB (LU Bio) announces positive development progression of its portfolio company XImmune, results that attract both new capital and enforced board competence in drug development. GlobeNewswire

SEB first nordic bank to offer corporate clients payment services with Tieto Payment Factory via SWIFT
SEB's corporate clients can more quickly and cost effectively reach all their gobal banking partners and handle ther international and domestic payment and reporting needs through one single service - Tieto Payment Factory service with SWIFT Service Bureau GlobeNewswire

Invitation to conference call, February 10 at 3:00 pm

Comment by the Board of Directors[1] of Q-Med in relation to certain statements in media
In relation to speculations in various media on potential competing offers for Q-Med AB (publ) ("Q-Med"), which also have led to questions from especially international investors, the Board of Directors of Q-Med (the "Board") wants to clarify the following GlobeNewswire

Handelsbanken has no exposure to Amagerbanken
Handelsbanken wishes to make the following comment concerning the fact that Amagerbanken has been declared bankrupt and has now been taken over by the Danish governnment company Finansiel Stabilitet A/S: Handelsbanken has no exposure to Amagerbanken. GlobeNewswire

Nine out of ten degree students intend to apply for a summer job
Alma Media Corporation      Press release   7 February 2011 GlobeNewswire

Galapagos receives €2.7 million grant for antiviral drug discovery
Mechelen, Belgium; 7 February 2011 - Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) announced today that it has been awarded a €2.7 million grant from the Flemish agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT) to progress its proprietary antiviral drug discovery research programs. GlobeNewswire

BinckBank annual results 2010
·Adjusted net profit in FY10 Q4 € 18.1 million (adjusted EPS € 0.25) GlobeNewswire

Julius Baer Group: Presentation of the 2010 full-year results
Julius Baer Group Ltd. /Julius Baer Group: Presentation of the 2010 full-year resultsProcessed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Jay Taylor Interviews David Wolfin of Avino Silver & Gold Mines (TSX.V - ASM) - Video posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 6, 2011 - Jay Taylor, Editor of J. Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks Report, and Publisher at interviews David Wolfin, President & CEO of Avino Silver & Gold Mines Inc. (TSX.V - ASM) (OTCBB - AGMF). GlobeNewswire

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