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RBI blames Ramesh's 'environment sensitive policies' for FDI dip
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has blamed Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh's 'environment sensitive policies' for driving away Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) from the country. ANI

Dominant CEOs can either build or destroy a company: Study
A new study has revealed that dominant CEOs, who are powerful figures in an organization as compared to other members of the top management team, can evoke extreme results for the company. ANI

CII-India Business Forum welcomes Obama's job creation agenda
The CII-India Business Forum (CII-IBF), a grouping of leading Indian companies with operations in the US welcomes and supports US President Barack Obama's State of the Union address and the specific job-creation objectives outlined therein ANI

Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival Announves its Jury
The organisers of the Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival are pleased to announce the jury line-up for the 9th AME awards.Chaired by Bob O'Leary, Head of Global Marketing for Citi, a group of 32 global professionals, all with a strong understanding of what classifies a truly effective campaign, have been picked for their expertise and knowledge ACN Newswire

Cyberagent Reports First Quarter Results
CyberAgent, Inc. (TSE: 4751), a Tokyo-based leader in Internet media markets, has announced results for the first quarter ended December 31, 2010. Net sales reached 28.7 billion yen (up 34.3% from the same period of the previous year); operating income reached 3.5 billion yen (up 68.2%); ordinary income reached 3.4 billion yen (up 63.9%); and quarterly net income reached 1.4 billion yen (up 14 ACN Newswire

Pacific North West Capital's (TSX - PFN) Updated NI 43-101 Mineral Resource Estimate Reports Significant Increase in Contained Ounces of Gold - Video Highlights Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, January 26, 2011 - Pacific North West Capital Corp., symbol "PFN" on the Toronto Stock Exchange (OTCBB - PAWEF and Frankfurt - P7J) and Alto Ventures Ltd ACN Newswire

Smaato Raises $7M Venture Capital Round for International Expansion of Mobile Advertising Platform
Smaato, the leading mobile ad optimizer and mobile advertising company, today announced the closing of a new institutional round of funding. Singapore's EDBI led the $7 million round, with participation from existing shareholders including global private equity firm aeris CAPITAL ACN Newswire

Panasonic to Release LED Bulbs with Wide Light Distribution Angle of Approximately 300 Degrees
Panasonic Corporation today announced that it will release two models of standard type EVERLEDS LED bulbs featuring the wide light distribution angle(1) of approximately 300 degrees on March 18, 2011 in Japan.Consumers have become increasingly conscious of energy conservation at home, including lighting ACN Newswire

Natural Resources USA Corporation - Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Natural Resources USA Corporation (OTC.BB: NTRC), previously known as AmerAlia Inc., is pleased to announce that it's 2010 Annual Meeting of shareholders will be held on February 9, 2011.The AGM will commence at 10am Central Time and will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, 9599 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, Illinois.Some of the topics to be discussed include:1 ACN Newswire

Phoenix Based Entrepreneur Creates Business-in-a-Box Opportunity by Offering Discounted Frozen Yogurt Machines
Duc Nguyen, the founder of the Phoenix based Yollipop frozen yogurt, is now supplying a key component to any successful frozen yogurt store. The business-in-a-box consists of a frozen yogurt machine that produces 10 gallons of yogurt per hour at a fraction of traditional frozen yogurt machine startup costs. Since Mr MarketWire

REMINDER: EVE to Highlight New ZeBu-Server Superior Debug Features at EDSFair 2011
EDSFair 2011 Booth #401 MarketWire

Home Sales Rise in 2010 for a Stronger Outlook in 2011
From 2009 to 2010 Bay Area home sales increased for the first time since 2004, according to McGuire Real Estate's fourth quarter report and year-end findings. MarketWire

BoardVantage Announces iPad Briefcase
BoardVantage (, the leading provider of secure board portals for the browser and the iPad, today announced the iTunes-available iPad Briefcase, an iPad App for busy and discerning directors who want a secure iPad environment for offline document review and meeting preparation. Key features include: MarketWire

Notice of Letter of Intent for Merger Between Quasar Aerospace Industries, Inc. and Centaflix Corporation
Today, Quasar Aerospace Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QASP) ("Quasar"), a Colorado corporation, and Centaflix Corporation ("Centaflix"), a Florida corporation, agreed on the fundamental points of a merger and entered into a Letter of Intent, more particularly outlined below. MarketWire

Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County Contribute Funding to West Hills Community College District
Today, the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County (Sanitation Districts) announced a grant to provide financial support for the West Hills Community College District (West Hills CC) MarketWire

"Pop, The Bridal Event" -- The Americana at Brand, Sunday, February 20, 2011
"Pop, The Bridal Event," ( at The Americana at Brand, will host its inaugural wedding planning event, on Sunday, February 20, 2011, from 11:00 am-4:00 pm, to assist brides-to-be with their future wedding plans MarketWire

StoryChimes Children's Apps Hits 1 Million Downloads
Siena Entertainment is thrilled to announce that one million of their StoryChimes-branded children's storybook apps have now been downloaded through iTunes and the App Store. One million downloads is a significant milestone for any start-up. MarketWire

Fisher Communications Recieves Notice of Intention to Nominate Directors at 2011 Meeting of Shareholders
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), a leader in local media innovation, today issued the following statement: MarketWire's UBOC6 Monster Stack Championship Event Guarantees a Million Reasons for Online Poker Players to Turn Up
UB'S Online Championship poker tournament series, tagged UBOC6, has been smashing guarantees and drawing scores of online poker players to the UB cardroom day after day since it kicked off on January 16th. It's all been leading to the big drawcard of the UBOC6 tournament schedule's 29 events -- this Sunday's $1 Million Guaranteed UBOC Championship Monster Stack Main Event at 16:00 ET. MarketWire

Oakleaf Moves to Windsor, CT to Create New Jobs
Editors note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

Hartsfield-Jackson Remains Busiest Airport in the World
For the 13th consecutive year, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest passenger airport in the world and, for the fifth consecutive year, is also the world's busiest airport in terms of operations (landings and takeoffs). MarketWire

Realogy Announces Pricing of Senior Secured Notes Offering
Realogy Corporation (the "Company") announced today that it priced $700 million aggregate principal amount of 7.875% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 (the "Notes") in connection with its previously announced private offering exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") MarketWire

Dover Rug & Home Named Best of Boston Home 2011
Dover Rug & Home, offering the largest selection of fine floor coverings and window treatments in New England, is pleased to be named "Best of Boston Home 2011" in the "transitional" design category. MarketWire's New Online Marketing Audit and Assessment Services Improve ROI (, a strategic, performance-driven online marketing agency, today announced the launch of a new suite of services comprised of online marketing audits, analyses and assessments ( MarketWire

Inkblot Printing Setting Sights on Small Businesses by Offering Big Corporate Printing & Design Services for Low, Low Costs
A common practice amongst many printers within the industry is that the larger corporations and entities that have the bigger budgets generally enjoy the lowest prices, because they can order in bulk quantities MarketWire

318, Inc. Scores Macworld Triple Play
Macworld 2011 -- 318, Inc., an IT consulting and development firm specializing in integrating Apple in the enterprise, will play a significant role at Macworld 2011 with experts leading three training sessions at the world's largest gathering for the Apple-products marketplace MarketWire

FPB Financial Corp. Announces 2010 Financial Results and Declares Dividends
FPB Financial Corp. (PINKSHEETS: FPBF), theholding company for Florida Parishes Bank, announced financial results forthe fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. MarketWire

Pride International, Inc. to Present at the 2011 Credit Suisse Energy Summit
Pride International, Inc. (NYSE: PDE) today announced that Louis A. Raspino, President and Chief Executive Officer, will address attendees at the 2011 Credit Suisse Energy Summit in Vail, Colorado. Mr. Raspino is scheduled to present on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 8:45 a.m. MST (10:45 a.m. EST). MarketWire

Amazing Charts EHR Receives ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification, Inc MarketWire

G&G Outfitters Promotes From Within for Motorsports Leadership
NASCAR Licensee G&G Outfitters announced today the promotion of 13-year G&G veteran Denise Wittmeyer to Director of its Motorsports Division. Wittmeyer and her team will continue to provide the motorsports community with high powered branded merchandise solutions that deliver measurable results for the sponsors, race teams, drivers and tracks. MarketWire

SMART Modular Technologies to Present at the Stifel Nicolaus 2011 Technology, Communications and Internet Conference
SMART Modular Technologies (WWH), Inc. (SMART) (NASDAQ: SMOD), a leading independent manufacturer of memory modules and solid state storage products, today announced that Barry Zwarenstein, Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the following conference: MarketWire

Tactician University (VCTY) Industrial Development Zhengzhou City
Videolocity International, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: VCTY) ( subsidiary Tactician University announces its involvement in a conference on modernizing the city of Zhengzhou's industrial system. MarketWire

Take the Lady of America Ab Crunch Challenge
Get inspired to get fit and help make a difference for children fighting cancer and other catastrophic illnesses. Join St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® and Lady of America fitness centers on March 26, 2011, for the fourth annual Ab Crunch Challenge™. MarketWire

BNP Paribas Expands Coverage of Financial and Official Institutions in North America
BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking is pleased to announce the growth of its North American Client Coverage Group and establishment of the Official Institutions Coverage team for the Americas. MarketWire

Franklin Mining Releases Shareholder Letter
Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FWB: FMJ). In his first Letter to Shareholders for 2011, Franklin Chairman William Petty offered a brief review of the company's 2010 operations. The letter has been posted at MarketWire

Perceptron(R) Selected for New Premium Vehicle Program
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP), a leading provider of information-based process improvement solutions for non-contact measurement and inspection applications, today announced that its automated gauging solutions have been selected by a leading German automotive manufacturer for deployment on a new premium vehicle program MarketWire

Yeast Culture Manufacturer Vi-COR(R) Expands With 70,000-Square-Foot Plant
Vi-COR®, a manufacturer of specialized yeast culture products for poultry, swine and dairy feed, is in the final stages of opening a 70,000-square-foot manufacturing plant dedicated to producing its newest product, Celmanax® SCP. "It's the industry's first-ever soluble concentrated product," says Mark Holt, Vi-COR's president. "This gives the end-user a product with no GMO issues MarketWire

Canyon Copper Corp. Announces Brokered Private Placement Offering of Units
Canyon Copper Corp. ("Canyon") (OTCBB: CNYC) is pleased to announce it has entered into an engagement letter with MGI Securities Inc. ("MGI") whereby MGI has agreed to act as the agent for a private placement offering of 4,285,714 units ("Units") at a price of CDN $0.35 per Unit (the "Offering Price") for gross proceeds of up to CDN $1,500,000 (the "Brokered Offering") MarketWire

1st Global Financial Corporation Update Financials Information
1st Global Financial Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FGBF) announced today that it has filed updated the Companies financial information through the end of 2009. The balance of financials for the first 3 quarters of 2010 will be posted in a few weeks. The financials will be submitted for Audit Review after the 2010 year end financial statements are completed. MarketWire

Medline Launches New Curad(R) Orthopedic Soft Goods Line
Medline Industries, Inc., the nation's largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies, recently launched a new hospital-quality orthopedic soft goods line marketed under the well-known Curad® brand MarketWire

NeuralIQ Names Bill Stacia as Vice President for Strategy and Development
NeuralIQ, Inc. (, an innovative cybersecurity developer, announces the promotion of William C. "Bill" Stacia, Jr. to Vice President for Strategy and Development. In his new role Mr MarketWire

Plex Systems Exhibiting at California League of Food Processors Expo & Showcase of Processed Foods
Plex Systems, Inc., provider of Plex Online, the No. 1 rated manufacturing ERP software, today announced it will exhibit at the California League of Food Processors (CLFP) Expo & Showcase of Processed Foods at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, Ca. on February 1-2, 2011. You may visit Plex Systems at booth 227. MarketWire

TimeShare Holdings, Inc., Announces Annual Shareholders Meeting and Proposal for Company Name Change
TimeShare Holdings, Inc., (OTCQB: TMSH) (PINKSHEETS: TMSH) ('TMSH', 'The Company') is pleased to announce the first annual shareholders meeting for TimeShare Holdings, Inc. which will include a proposed company name change. The meeting will occur on Monday, February 28, 2011. MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Board Declares Quarterly Dividend Increase
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) today reported that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 8.0 cents per share payable on March 11, 2011, to the holders of record of shares of common stock of the company at the close of business on February 25, 2011. This represents a 6 MarketWire

Saturn Minerals Completes 1,351 line-km Airborne Gravity Survey, 3,248 Hectares Added to Coal Holdings, Drill Permits Applied for Saskatoba Coal Project, Hudson Bay Saskatchewan
Saturn Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SMI) ("Saturn" or the "Company") has received a preliminary data set from Fugro Airborne Surveys of Ottawa, Ontario, for a 1,351 line kilometre airborne gravity survey (the "Gravity Survey") conducted over the Company's Armit, Muskeg, Overflowing and Turnberry blocks of the Saskatoba Coal Project, east-central Saskatchewan and west-central Manitoba. MarketWire

Chain Bridge Bancorp, Inc. Reports Earnings up 48% in 2010
Chain Bridge Bancorp, Inc. MarketWire

BilltoMobile and BOKU Sign Agreement to Provide Direct Mobile Billing for BOKU Merchants on Top US Carrier
Two of the leading mobile payment companies in the world have agreed to provide merchants and consumers with a seamless and secure mobile payment experience on one of the top US carrier networks, Verizon Wireless MarketWire

Steele Resources Corporation Announces New CFO: David Bridgeford
Steele Resources Corporation (the "Company") (OTCBB: SELR) announced today that it has named David E Bridgeford as its Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, effective January 18, 2011. Pauline Schneider, who was serving as the Company's interim Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary resigned due to personal reasons on January 17, 2011. Mrs MarketWire

MyBuys Doubles Revenue in 2010, Cementing Leadership Position in Personalization
MyBuys, the leading provider of personalization for multi-channel retailers, direct brands, and digital agencies, today announced record annual revenue for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2010, doubling revenues over 2009 MarketWire

Physicians Hospital System to Join Healthcare of Today's Network
Healthcare of Today, Inc. and Physicians Hospital System announce that Physicians Hospital System will be joining the Healthcare of Today network. Healthcare of Today has entered into several acquisition agreements to acquire a controlling interest in each of the operating entities for three specialty hospitals in Northern Indiana as well as related support entities MarketWire

Hawai'i Natural Energy Institute Awards Firm Contract for Altairnano Energy Storage System
Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. (Altairnano) (NASDAQ: ALTI) today announced it had been awarded a firm contract with the Hawai'i Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa to supply a one-megawatt ALTI-ESS energy storage system for a test of wind energy integration MarketWire

TCEQ Commissioners Vote to Issue Industrial Wastewater Disposal Permits for TexCom Site
TexCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TEXC) today announced that the commissioners of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) voted yesterday to grant the company's Houston-based TexCom Gulf Disposal, LLC subsidiary its permit to drill and operate up to four Class I nonhazardous industrial wastewater injection wells in Montgomery County, Texas. MarketWire Thursday Late Update: Prologis, Quantum Corp., Sara Lee Corp., Ford Motor Co., Citigroup Inc., Bank of America, General Electric Co., Nokia Corp. and AT&T Inc. is the engaged small-cap investor's one-stop source for breaking news and investment tools. Our information feeds are constantly humming with the latest financial and business stories from top U.S. and International news sources. If it's news that could affect your portfolio and financial health, you'll learn about it first and in depth at MarketWire

VYCON Commends President Obama's Vision of a "Greener" Nation -- Supporting Alternative Energy Solutions and Creating "Green" Jobs in the U.S.
VYCON (, a designer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly, high-speed energy storage flywheel systems, praises President Obama for his vision and goal to vastly increase the adoption of renewable energy and alternative energy technologies in the U.S., creating more jobs and lessening dependence on foreign oil MarketWire

Bill the Butcher Retains New York-Based Investment Banking Firm
Bill the Butcher, Inc. (OTCBB: BILB), a leading retailer of organic and natural, grass-fed meats, today announced that it has retained a New York-based investment banking firm. The firm is a full-service investment bank and boutique brokerage that provides middle market corporate finance, research, and valuation services MarketWire

Freshmen Members of Congress Who Sleep in Offices Can Rest Their Heads
In a firm sign of support to the one-fifth of freshmen House of Representatives who reportedly sleep in their offices, Sleepy's, the Mattress Professionals is offering 21 freshmen members of Congress the gift of better sleep. Sleepy's will deliver complimentary pillow sets to each new member of Congress who wants them MarketWire

Travel Advantage Network Employees Wave Patriotic Flag in Support of Troops During Holiday Season
This past holiday season, employees of Travel Advantage Network (TAN), a wholesale vacation accommodations program, helped support the men and women of our United States military as they returned home from tours of duty overseas. MarketWire

DynTek Services Awarded Citrix Authorized Learning Center of the Year, North America for 2010
DynTek, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DYNE) today announced that it has been awarded Citrix Authorized Learning Center (CALC) of the Year, North America for 2010. MarketWire

ShortLinks Pioneering the Next Golf Revolution
Touted as the "Savior Venue" for a declining golf industry, ShortLinks golf is a Destination Stop site that is architecting a modern day golf revolution by offering short play courses that embody the most desirable facets of tradition golf course play with an emphasis on beginning golfer play. MarketWire

Charles Dascal of South Motors Donates $25,000 to Support the Humane Society of Greater Miami's Pawpurrazzi
The Humane Society of Greater Miami will host Pawpurrazzi and will play host to over 500 of Miami's most well known pet loving philanthropists on March 25th, 2011. The gala starts at 7pm at Jungle Island on Watson Island in Miami, with food, music and activities. MarketWire

Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Ranks in Top 5 Percent of U.S. Hospitals Based on New Study
For two consecutive years, Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (SMEMC) ranks among the top 5 percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical performance -- earning the 2011 Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™ Award. MarketWire

Following an Exceptional Holiday Season, MarketLive(R) Performance Index(TM) v14 Encourages Merchants to Focus on Customer-Centric Commerce
MarketLive, Inc., the leader in eCommerce software and solutions, today released the MarketLive Performance Index™ Volume 14, Top Trends for Customer-Centric Commerce in 2011 MarketWire

Barona Jumps Into the Year of the Rabbit With Good Fortune for Players
Barona Resort & Casino will usher in the "Year of the Rabbit" during a two-week celebration. From February 3-17, players can win a share of more than $65,000 in cash prizes and "Hong Bao" or free cash on the casino floor, enjoy authentic Asian cuisine and experience cultural dance performances. MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) MarketWire

STATS ChipPAC Receives Best Supplier Award From Samsung for the Second Consecutive Year
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST: STATSChP) today announced that it recently received "Best Supplier Award" from Samsung Semiconductor, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Samsung Semiconductor sells advanced components that are widely used in the computer, mobile and entertainment markets MarketWire

SCI Engineered Materials, Inc. Expects to Mitigate Impact From Customer Notification
SCI Engineered Materials, Inc. ("SCI" or "Company") (OTCBB: SCIA), develops and commercializes technologies and manufactures ceramics and metals for advanced applications in the physical vapor deposition industry. SCI announced today it has been notified by one of its large customers that their orders for 2011 will be reduced due to a manufacturing plant closing. MarketWire

Accellera Approves New Version of Electronic Design System Modeling Standard
Accellera, an Electronic Design Automation (EDA) standards organization, announced today that its Board of Directors approved a new version of Accellera's Standard Co-Emulation Modeling Interface (SCE-MI) specification as a new Accellera verification standard. Version 2 MarketWire

Verisign Reports 10% Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth in 2010
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trustedprovider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, todayreported financial results for the fourth quarter of 2010 and year endedDecember 31, 2010. MarketWire

Intelleflex and HCSS Speak on Keys to Improving Operations and Efficiency at Construction and Mobile Work Sites
Intelleflex, a leading provider of on-demand data visibility solutions, and HCSS, a leader in estimating, field entry, dispatching, and related software for the heavy construction industry, are featured in RFID Journal's February 15 Virtual Event "RFID in Construction MarketWire

Online Project Management Training Certificate Program Prepares Students for PMP and CAPM Certification Exam
Kaplan Continuing Education, a leader in online certificate programs, announced today a new enhanced 6 month program called Project Management Professional training. This certificate program has been developed to advance project management careers and help prepare students to take PMP and CAPM certification exams. MarketWire

McDonald's(R) Announces Head Coaches for 2011 All American High School Basketball Games in Chicago
Four prep coaches from Chicagoland, New York and New Jersey were selected today to lead the top high school talent in the country during the 2011 McDonald's All American® Games on Wednesday, March 30 at the famed United Center in Chicago, Ill. MarketWire

REMINDER: NextOp, Real Intent and SpringSoft to Unite With Presentations on Functional Verification and Debug at Tokyo University
Who/What:NextOp, Real Intent and SpringSoft are uniting in an open event at Tokyo University to present on five functional verification and debug topics for high performance electronic design MarketWire

INTO University Partnerships' Student Enrollment and Academic Performance Exceeds Expectations at University of South Florida and Oregon State University
INTO University Partnerships (INTO) announced today that it has exceeded targets for student enrollment and academic performance at both of its United States university partnerships -- the University of South Florida (USF) and Oregon State University (OSU). MarketWire

February 21st Deadline Approaching for SNW's "Best Practices" Awards Program
IDG's Computerworld -- the leading IT media brand dedicated to providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results -- in conjunction with the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), and SNW, are seeking IT user-organization case study submissions across the following five categories for their Best Practices Awards Program. MarketWire

Fulton Joins Parsons' Infrastructure & Technology Group
Parsons announced today that David A. Fulton has joined its Infrastructure & Technology group as Vice President and Senior Program Manager. Mr. Fulton is responsible for managing Parsons' contract portfolio for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and other international development agencies. MarketWire

Haines Joins Parsons' Infrastructure & Technology Group
Parsons announced today that Julie Haines has joined its Infrastructure & Technology group as Vice President and Client Service Leader of its International Development Practice. Ms. Haines is responsible for leading growth in the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) market and expanding Parsons' sustainable infrastructure footprint worldwide. MarketWire

All He Wanted Was Justice; Ragtime, The Musical to Hit San Diego Stage
Young Actors' Theater (YAT), brings this question to life on stage in, RAGTIME, The Musical. This heart wrenching story explores the controversial subject of racism as three extraordinary families confront history's timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair, and what it means to live in America. MarketWire

Storenvy Secures $1.5 Million in Funding to Fuel Growth of Its Social Online Store and Shopping Community
Storenvy, a social marketplace and store builder for indie brands, today announced that it has secured $1 MarketWire

Beauty Research Recommends Frederic Fekkai and CHI Air
Beauty Research, a beauty blogging web site, recently recommended hair care products from Frederic Fekkai and CHI Air to combat dull and frizzy hair. Frederic Fekkai offers a variety of hair care products such as shampoos, conditioners and styling products. CHI Air is a popular brand offering hair styling tools such as blow dryers and flat irons. MarketWire

Timely Report From First Western Capital Management Speaks to State of the Municipal Bond Market
First Western Capital Management, a leading provider of diversified fixed income and total return strategies to North American foundations, endowments, and pension plans, has released a time-sensitive report on the condition of the municipal bond market. MarketWire

Expertus Releases Findings From Learning Executive Think Tank, "What's the Future of the LMS?"
Expertus, a global provider of software that optimizes the business impact of learning, today released a white paper entitled, "What's the Future of the LMS?" ( MarketWire

DocuSource Achieves Hyland Software Gold Solution Provider and Diamond Service Provider Status
DocuSource, a leading provider of enterprise content management systems, services and solutions, today announced that the company has achieved Hyland Software Gold Solution Provider and Diamond Service Provider certifications. MarketWire

Roppel Re-Elected AHFC Board Chair
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) board of directors, at its annual meeting, re-elected Frank Roppel of Wrangell to serve as the board chair. Governor Murkowski appointed Roppel to the board of directors in July 2003, and he has served as chair since that time. Roppel previously served on the Alaska State Housing Authority (ASHA) and AHFC boards for 12 years in the '70s and '80s MarketWire

Quickparts Assists With Development of Innovative iPad Stand and Accessory -- The PadPivot
Quickparts (, one of North America's largest providers of custom designed parts, ranging from rapid prototyping to plastic injection molding, was recently involved in the prototyping and development of a brand new and creative iPad accessory, the PadPivot. MarketWire

National Process Servers Association Unveils National Education Campaign
Process servers have never been busier than during these challenging economic times dealing with a rising number of collections, foreclosures and other legal matters. MarketWire

NOxBLUE Diesel Exhaust Fluid Named 2011 World Ag Expo Top Ten New Product
CoreFluids, LLC today announced that its NOxBLUE diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) was named a 2011 World Ag Expo Top Ten New Product. MarketWire

Hertz Global Holdings to Hold Fourth Quarter and 2010 Financial Results Conference Call
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ), the parent company of The Hertz Corporation, the world's largest general use airport car rental company and a leading equipment rental company in the United States and Canada, today announced plans to hold a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and 2010 results. MarketWire

Radient Officials Believe Public Spin-Offs Will Bring Full Compliance and More Value to Shares
After trading hours on Wednesday, Radient Pharmaceuticals (NYSE Amex: RPC) received a notice of de-listing for non-compliance from the American Stock Exchange. Company officials and advisors say that the snap-shot analysis which Exchange regulators used to issue the non-compliance notice is based on the company's last quarterly filing, made during Q3 of 2010. MarketWire

W2 Succeeds in 2010 and Plans for 2011
W2 Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) is pleased to announce that 2010 was a great year with many significant achievements, and 2011 promises to be another successful year. MarketWire

Triton Distribution Systems, Inc. Announces Schedule of Company's Activities for Week 1/31/2011
Triton (PINKSHEETS: TTDZ) wishes to advise all shareholders that the following activities will take place next week 1/31/2011 to 2/4/2011. MarketWire

BrandProtect Now Offers Comprehensive Protection Against Paid Placement Fraud
BrandProtect (, the leader in internet threat management, announced today that it has partnered with BrandVerity, a world class solution that monitors paid search abuse on behalf of some of the world's largest Internet advertisers and specializes in finding aggressive abusers that use a variety of techniques to hide themselves from detection. MarketWire

Internet Pioneers Join Forces to Launch Online and Mobile Payment Service Jumio
Jumio, the payment solution dubbed as one of the "hottest start-ups of 2011" and currently in the final stages of development, today announced part of its high profile advisory board. The board reads like a Who's Who of Internet pioneers. MarketWire

TAB Bank Provides Halvor Lines With a $5 Million Facility
TAB Bank announces the funding of a $5 million senior credit facility for Halvor Lines, Inc., of Superior, WI. MarketWire

Avis Celebrates Customers and Employees in New 'We try harder' Marketing Campaign
Avis Rent A Car today launched a new advertising campaign that features customers complimenting employees who have exemplified the legendary Avis 'We try harder' customer service spirit. In an ongoing series of new ads, Avis will excerpt letters received from customers more than satisfied by their rental experience with Avis. MarketWire

LightPath Technologies Announces Preliminary Second Quarter Results
LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTH), (the "Company," "LightPath" or "we"), a global manufacturer, distributor and integrator of patented optical components and assemblies, announced today its preliminary financial results for the second quarter ended December 31, 2010. MarketWire

SBDC Partners With San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce and The EDGE to Deliver Business Counseling Services for Area's Small Businesses
As part of a collaborative initiative with the San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce and its new economic development initiative The EDGE (Economic Development Growth Enterprise), the US Small Business Administration's regional Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is moving to San Mateo. MarketWire

Tivus Attained PS Full Information on OTC Markets
Tivus, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TIVU), a provider of turnkey HD IPTV media entertainment technology to the hotel and hospitality industry, today announced it has attained OTC Markets' PS Current Information status, the highest tier attainable on the PINKSHEETS. MarketWire

Entisys Solutions and Agile360 Achieve NetApp Platinum-Level Partner Status
Entisys Solutions, Inc., the West Coast's #1 provider of enterprise virtualization and access delivery solutions from the datacenter to the desktop, and its Southern California division, Agile360, today announced that they have achieved NetApp Platinum-level partner status MarketWire

ReputationDefender Changes Name to, Unveils Free Monitoring Solution and Improved Reputation Management Service
Today at the World Economic Forum (WEF), Technology Pioneer Award recipient, ReputationDefender, announced the launch of new and improved reputation management solutions and its new name, MarketWire

Covario Receives First Patent for Web-Based Software Solution for SEO
Covario, Inc., one of the nation's largest independent providers of Software-as-a-Solution (SaaS) and cloud-based software solutions for global search marketers, today announced that it has secured its first patent (No. 7877392) from the U.S. Patent and Trademark office for a "Centralized Web-based Software Solution for Search Engine Optimization." MarketWire

Read Between the Lines With OtterBox eReader Cases
Named one of the hottest up and coming technologies of 2011, eReader devices are taking the industry by storm. OtterBox® unveils Commuter Series® cases for the Amazon® Kindle 3™, Amazon Kindle DX™, Barnes & Noble NOOK™ and Sony Reader Touch Edition™ MarketWire

Halo Asset Management, LLC Acquires Equitas Asset Management, LLC to Establish Stronger Position in the Distressed Residential Real-Estate Market
Halo Companies, Inc. (OTCQB: HALN) (PINKSHEETS: HALN) recently announced the acquisition of Equitas Asset Management, LLC and Equitas Housing Fund, LLC (the "Fund"), a fund designed to benefit homeowners and communities across the nation through the purchase and monetization of distressed or undervalued real estate assets, primarily single-family residential properties. MarketWire

Illusionist Dan Sperry Announces Dates for 2011 Tour
"America's Got Talent" season five semifinalist, Dan Sperry, will bring his offbeat style of shock illusion to audiences in his very first tour. Guests in select cities can enjoy performances combining illusion and the bizarre with satirical macabre humor and non-stop mayhem set to an industrial musical score with razor blades, Voodoo, blood and more. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology's New PHP Series of Precision High-Power Thin Film Chip Resistors Offers TCR to +/- 25 ppm/Deg. C, Tolerances to 0.1 %, and Power Ratings of 1 W in 1206 and 2.5 W in 2512 Case Sizes
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced the new PHP series of precision high-power thin film chip resistors. The devices feature a low absolute TCR of 25 ppm/°C, tolerances down to 0.1 %, and high power ratings from 1.0 to 2.5 W over a wide temperature range of - 55 °C to + 125 °C. MarketWire

International Boat Shipping Services -- Industry Outlook for 2011 by USAC International
As an international transportation company with specialization in worldwide boat shipping, USAC International has a unique perspective on the industry. Andy Yarotsky, the president, provides the following interview about the current situation in boat shipping business. MarketWire

Fortune Graphite Inc. Acquires Superior Group Graphite Carbon Mineral Properties
Fortune Graphite Inc. (FRANKFURT: ZTWN) has acquired 100% of the Superior Group graphite carbon mineral properties in the Slocan mining region of British Columbia, Canada. MarketWire

Escape Studios Brings on VFX Training Legend, Tad Leckman, as New L.A. Campus Academic Director
Today, Escape Studios, one of the most successful and well-respected CG academies in the world, announced the appointment of Lucasfilm training legend Tad Leckman, who created the Jedi Masters Program, as Academic Director for Escape Studios' new Los Angeles campus. Leckman's appointment demonstrates the talent, investment and enthusiasm going into the CG academy's new presence in the U.S. MarketWire

Media Alert: VPG to Present Tutorial on Precision Resistors and ESD Issues at 2011 CMSE Conference
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) today announced that Kip Reiner and Aaron Ram from the Vishay Foil Resistors applications engineering team will give a technical seminar on "Selecting Precision Resistors to Avoid Unforeseen Stress Factors," with an emphasis on ESD issues, at the 15th annual CMSE Conference. MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT: EVE to Exhibit at DesignCon 2011
At DesignCon 2011 Booth #723 MarketWire

Nokia Board of Directors convenes Annual General Meeting 2011
Dividend of EUR 0.40 per share will be proposed for 2010 (EUR 0.40 for2009) Nokia CorporationStock Exchange ReleaseJanuary 27, 2011 at 13 MarketWire

SEAW - Seawell Acquires Universal Wireline for USD 25.5 Million

Approved Prospectus for Subsequent Offering
Tromsø, 27 January 2011 GlobeNewswire

Clarifying DNOs position on exports from Kurdistan

Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT         27.1.2011  SHARE REPURCHASE 27.1.2011 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date27.1.2011    Bourse tradeBUYShareSTQ1VAmount1.000sharesTotal cost1 GlobeNewswire

Talvivaara - Resolution of Extraordinary General Meeting

Haidach Natural Gas Underground Storage Facility - 2nd stage of expansion completed
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Playing for Change enters Ghana
Young girls overcoming their fears through skateboarding and rap music, eco-friendly toys and an iPhone app that teaches math. These are just some of the results after a year of Playing for Change - The Kinnevik Group's investment in social entrepreneurs who make the world better for children and youth GlobeNewswire

MediaCorp selects Ericsson to enable and manage over-the-top interactive TV services

Skyguide achieves further punctuality record: 96% of all flights handled on time in 2010
skyguide /Skyguide achieves further punctuality record: 96% of all flights handled on time in 2010 Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil again ranked a top performer in terms of its forest footprint
Neste Oil CorporationPress release27 January 2011 at 1.45 pm GlobeNewswire

Invitation to the presentation of ASSA ABLOY's Year-end results 2010 on 7 February
The ASSA ABLOY Group will release the Year-end results 2010 on Monday 7 February 2011 at 08.00 am (CET). A combined investors' meeting and web conference will be held at Operaterrassen in Stockholm at 10:00 am (CET). GlobeNewswire

Nokia Q4 2010 net sales EUR 12.7 billion, non-IFRS EPS EUR 0.22 (reported EPS EUR 0.20) Nokia 2010 net sales EUR 42.4 billion, non-IFRS EPS EUR 0.61 (reported EPS EUR 0.50)
Nokia Board of Directors will propose a dividend of EUR 0.40 per share for 2010 (EUR 0.40 per share for 2009). GlobeNewswire

Ahlsell sells Oil & Gas business
An agreement has been reached with Norwegian company Stream AS wherein Ahlsell sells 100% of the shares in Ahlsell Oil & Gas AS. GlobeNewswire

Positive review of the European Medicines Agency in the approval process of BF-200 ALA
Biofrontera AG /Positive review of the European Medicines Agency in the approval process of BF-200 ALA Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Accra, Ghana
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces their 10th hotel in West Africa: The Radisson Blu Hotel, Accra in Ghana is scheduled to open in 2013 and adds 168 rooms to Rezidor's pipeline. GlobeNewswire

EMGS awarded USD 8.5 million contract offshore Mozambique
Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has today been awarded a contract worth USD 8.5 million by a repeat customer to acquire 3D EM data offshore Mozambique. The vessel BOA Galatea will be mobilized in early February, following completion of her current work in New Zealand. The Mozambique survey will continue into the early part of the second quarter GlobeNewswire

Q4 2010 results and webcast on 17 February 2011
Prosafe SE informs that the results for the fourth quarter of 2010 and the preliminary results for the year 2010 will be published on 17 February 2011 at approx. 8:30 a.m. CET. Karl Ronny Klungtvedt, Chief Executive Officer and Sven Børre Larsen, Chief Financial Officer will the same day at 10:00 a.m GlobeNewswire

Ericsson supports China Unicom's first large-scale GPON deployment

Contemplated financial restructuring to improve debt repayment profile

Tieto's full year 2010 and Q4 on 10 February

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum agrees with Fresenius Biotech to distribute Removab®
Stockholm, Sweden - January 27, 2011 - Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (STO: SOBI) today announced a Removab® distribution agreement with Fresenius Biotech. Under the agreement Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) will distribute Removab® exclusively in 15 European countries over 7 years. GlobeNewswire

SeaBird to enter into a strategic cooperation with PGS for deep water node seismic and to issue a NOK 240 million Convertible Loan to PGS

IQE continues to support TriQuint Semiconductor in new US government contract for GaN based materials

Innovation drives Novartis to double-digit growth for 2010

Consolidated revenue in 2010: CHF 1,210.4m
Compagnie Financière Tradition /Consolidated revenue in 2010: CHF 1,210.4m Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

BB Biotech AG sees clear signs of sector recovery
BB BIOTECH AG /BB Biotech AG sees clear signs of sector recoveryProcessed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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