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CommunicAsia2011 and BroadcastAsia2011 Close With Strong Results
More than 56,000 industry visitors, conference speakers and delegates, exhibiting staff and media from around the world attended CommunicAsia2011 and BroadcastAsia2011 between 21 - 24 June ACN Newswire China Becomes Apple's Second Largest Mobile Application Market
According to the recent research of Chinese mainland has become Apple's second largest application market after the U.S. But the free applications in the region are more popular than paid applications. According Chinacomputerparts ACN Newswire

Asian Hospital Management Awards 2011 to Honor Hospital Best Practices
Entries for the 10th Annual Asian Hospital Management Awards (AHMA) are now being accepted, with the deadline for submission on June 24, 2011. The prestigious AHMA recognizes and honors hospitals in Asia that carry out best hospital practices ACN Newswire

CASBAA: Satellites "up" across Asia
The satellite industry is poised for on-going growth in the region, according to experts at the recently concluded CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum in Singapore on 20 June 2011. "There is booming growth for satellite services in the region especially in countries such as India, Indonesia and Vietnam for DTH," said Simon Twiston Davies, CEO, CASBAA ACN Newswire

Suprema Gets Favorable Ruling Against Cross Match Technologies from the USITC
Suprema Inc., a leading provider of biometrics solution, announced that the company got a favorable ruling from the Initial Determination by the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) of the USITC (U.S. International Trade Commission) in the patent litigation against Cross Match Technologies ACN Newswire

Ashland Inc. honored for innovation in coatings and food and beverage technologies
SHANGHAI - Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), received Ringier Technology Innovation Awards for achievements in coatings additives and food and beverage technologies during recently held ceremonies in Shanghai. The awards recognize companies that have made significant contributions to technological advancement in the Asia-Pacific region ACN Newswire

Hays Launches Insurance Specialisation in Japan
Recruiting expert Hays today announces the official launch of its insurance specialisation in Japan, responding to rising local demand for insurance professionals.Hays Insurance recruits across general, commercial, life and workers compensation, and operates in the sales, actuarial, technical, compliance and administration fields ACN Newswire

RIKEN: Mechanism for Stress-induced Epigenetic Inheritance Uncovered in New Study
Researchers at RIKEN have uncovered a mechanism by which the effects of stress in the fly species Drosophila are inherited epigenetically over many generations through changes to the structure of chromatin, the material that makes up the cell nucleus ACN Newswire

Asian American Journalists Association: Top High School Students Selected for Media Training
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) announced today its 2011 J Camp class will convene for a six-day program that brings together a multicultural group of forty-two high school students to sharpen their journalism skills and develop media awareness. J Camp will be held Aug. 6 to 11 at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI, just prior to AAJA's national convention MarketWire

Leading Landscaper Makes 4th of July a Home Holiday
Del Conte's Landscaping, Inc. -- for 39 years a leading Bay Area landscaping and design firm -- is showing homeowners in the Bay Area how to beat holiday traffic and soaring fuels costs with year-round investments in eco-friendly lifestyle improvements. MarketWire

Official Statement From Missy Elliott
Official Statement from Missy Elliott: "There have been some inaccuracies reported in regards to my diagnosis with Grave's Disease, so I wanted to clear things up. I was diagnosed with Grave's Disease about three years ago but it really hasn't slowed me down at all. I rocked my performance on VH1 Hip Hop Honors' tribute to Timbaland last year MarketWire

Solacia Wins $16 Million USIM Card Deal With SK Telecom
Solacia, a worldwide leader of USIM (Universal Subscriber Identity Module) technology, announced that it was selected to provide its USIM smartcards to SK C&C for SK Telecom, South Korea's largest mobile service provider MarketWire

Quadrant 4 Systems Details Cloud Computing Offerings and Go-to-Market Strategy
Quadrant 4 Systems Corp. (OTCQB: QFOR), a leading IT consulting company ("Quadrant"), today announced details regarding its Cloud Computing Offerings and go-to-market strategy to launch Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for small to large-sized businesses. MarketWire

Green Globes(R) Recognized in Oregon State Law
The Oregon State Legislature approved two bills this week that for the first time recognize the Green Globes® green building guidance and assessment program in Oregon State Law. House Bill 2960 and House Bill 3672 will provide low interest loans to provide energy efficiency upgrades to school buildings and revamp green building tax credits. MarketWire

BlueArc Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering
BlueArc® Corporation, a leader in scalable, high-performance network storage, today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. MarketWire

Pop Music Artist CHIOKE DMACHI Releases Highly Anticipated "BOYZ DON'T CRY" on VEVO
CHIOKE DMACHI is one of the most promising pop music artists to arise out of the music scene recently. His heart-felt lyrics and message of cause and movement are embodied in his inspirational sound on "BOYZ DON'T CRY." MarketWire

IC Places Transformation Translates Into Consistent Growth
IC Places, Inc. (OTCQB: ICPA) -- Today IC Places announced it has added new social media and translation features to its network of 350 city-based websites. MarketWire

SeaWorld's New Film "Turtle: The Incredible Journey" Debuts in U.S. Theaters Starting This Weekend
This weekend, SeaWorld Pictures and Hannover House launch "Turtle: The Incredible Journey," a critically praised, award-winning film that follows the life and migration of a loggerhead turtle from hatching to maturity MarketWire

Passage by House of H.R. 1249 Is a Setback for Inventors, Small Businesses and Universities, According to AIPR
Passage by the House of Representatives of the "America Invents Act" (H.R. 1249) is a setback for inventors according to American Innovators for Patent Reform (AIPR), an advocacy group for inventors and other stockholders opposed to the legislation. MarketWire

Big Switch Networks at GigaOM's Structure: Networking Needs a 'VMware'
This week at GigaOM's Structure conference, Big Switch Networks, a new company building an OpenFlow-based platform to bring the benefits of virtualization and cloud architecture to enterprise networks, talked about how networking hasn't kept up with the innovation in the area of server virtualization and how networking needs a VMware. MarketWire

Speaking Roses Introduces World's First Video Flowers
Speaking Roses announces immediate availability of the world's first Video Flowers. Video Flowers are embossed with an icon that, when held up to a webcam, activates a video message recorded by the sender. The patented technology in Video Flowers combines the personal touch of video messages with the natural beauty of flowers. MarketWire

Paraform Design (ZMGD) Forms East Coast Partnership: Revenues in Multi-Million Dollar Range
Zamage Digital Art Imaging, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: ZMGD) ( subsidiary Paraform Design (, has formed a strategic partnership with one of the largest furniture manufacturing representative on the east coast. MarketWire

TGI EKOPLAZ Unit (TSPG) Appoints TELE-SSE Corporation As Its Representative in Philippines
TGI Group (PINK SHEETS: TSPG), a diversified holding company, announced today that it signed an agreement with TELE-SSE Corporation, as its technical, sales and marketing advisor in Philippines, to assist with introduction and implementation of EKOPLAZ equipment. MarketWire

Searchlight Comments on Its Opportunity in a Growing Cloud Computing Market, Which Is Expected to Grow to $241 Billion by 2020
Searchlight Solutions Ltd. (PINKSHEETS: SLLN) today comments on recent reports that highlight the growth potential of the cloud computing industry. MarketWire

Dorman Releases Over 90 New Products in June and Over 1,000 New Products This Year
Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: DORM) has just released over 90 new products in June, featuring Formerly "Dealer Only" parts that were previously unavailable in the Aftermarket. For Technicians servicing the growing diesel vehicle population, they now have the convenience of sourcing Water Separator Valve Sensors and Turbo Vibration Dampeners from their preferred Aftermarket parts supplier MarketWire

Incredible Cars Still Rolling in for 2nd Annual Barrett-Jackson Orange County Auction, June 24-26 at the OC Fair & Event Center
Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today a sampling of the consignments still rolling in for its 2nd Annual Orange County Auction at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, California, June 24-26 MarketWire

RX Exploration Concerned Shareholders Announce Filing of Response Letter to Update Shareholders on the Facts Regarding Their Company
The Concerned Shareholders of RX Exploration Inc. ("RX Exploration" or the "Company"), announce the filing of a response letter to the letter to shareholders written by the Chair of the Special Committee of the board of directors of the Company, Mr. John O'Donnell, dated June 21, 2011 MarketWire

Heart Tronics, Inc. Files Form 8-K
On June 24, 2011, Heart Tronics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HRTT) (formerly Signalife, Inc.) filed Form 8-K with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. MarketWire

SolidQ Targets Sales Strategy Through New Director of Sales Eric Van Soldt
SolidQ recently announced the addition of Eric Van Soldt to its executive sales and business strategy team. As an accomplished technical sales and marketing leader, Van Soldt joins SolidQ as the Director of Sales for North America. MarketWire

Sky Power Solutions (OTCBB: SPOW) Attracts Positive International Media Reports on Its Stand Alone, Residential Solar Power Generation System
Sky Power Solutions Corp. (OTCBB: SPOW) (www.skypowersolutions MarketWire

Winners Revealed for the Inaugural ACG New York Champion's Awards
The M&A Advisor and ACG New York revealed the winners in 25 different categories for the Inaugural ACG New York Champion's Awards at a sold-out dinner gala at Sotheby's New York. The Master of Ceremonies, Durant D MarketWire

Fifth Ring Wins PRSA Houston 2011 Mid-Size Agency of the Year, Firm's Houston Leader Wins PR Professional of the Year
Fifth Ring, the award-winning global integrated corporate communications firm, is celebrating after its Houston office picked up two prestigious awards. The firm won the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Houston 2011 Mid-Size Agency of the Year Award, while Brad Leone, Fifth Ring PR Leader, was named PR Professional of the Year. MarketWire

Thayer Appointed to Board of Directors for MainSource Financial Group
Archie M. Brown, President and CEO of MainSource Financial Group (NASDAQ: MSFG), announced today that Charles J. Thayer was appointed to the Board of Directors of MainSource at its Board of Directors Meeting held on June 20, 2011, to be effective with the Board of Directors meeting to be held on July 18, 2011. At that time Mr MarketWire

WaveLab Inc. Introduces All-Indoor Radio System for Long Haul Truncking Applications
WaveLab Inc., a leading developer of low cost, high quality, Outdoor Units (ODUs) for Tier I and II OEM microwave radio suppliers, today announced the availability of a new high power indoor Radio Frequency Unit (RFU) for long distance truncking applications. The first configuration to be shipped is a 1+1 Hot Standby (HSB) protected system MarketWire

Quasar Conference Call
Quasar Aerospace Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QASP) will host a shareholder conference call to discuss the current state of the company including ongoing operations, legal actions and plans going forward. The call will begin promptly at 2:15 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 29, 2011. For both U.S MarketWire

Sanofi Announces Positive Results From the "All to Target" Study Evaluating Two Lantus(R) and Apidra(R) Regimens Versus Premixed Regimen

Positive Results for Investigational Compound Lyxumia(R) (Lixisenatide) Presented at American Diabetes Association's 71st Annual Scientific Sessions
Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN) (NYSE: SNY) announced today data from four studies of its once-daily GLP-1 receptor agonist Lyxumia® (lixisenatide) that is in Phase III clinical development, including data that demonstrates positive results in type 2 diabetes patients not at goal on oral therapies or with basal insulin MarketWire

Cotton Tree: Boutique Caymanian Resort and Purveyor of Fine Jewels Announce Sparkling New Offer
Renew your vows, pop the question, or celebrate your anniversary at Cotton Tree, the Cayman Islands' first traditional cottage boutique hotel, and receive a complimentary $100 gift certificate from the largest jewelry retailer in the Caribbean, Diamonds International MarketWire

mPhase Technologies to Release New Video on Smart Surface Technology
mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) today announced that it will be releasing a new video that will provide technical insight into how Smart Surface materials can be used to develop a multitude of applications. MarketWire

Plus One Selected for New ExxonMobil Corporate Campus in Houston
Plus One Health Management, Inc. is pleased to announce its role as design and development consultant for the wellness center at ExxonMobil's new office campus in Houston, Texas. MarketWire

Resource America, Inc. Receives $16.6 Million Through Sale of Its Interest in the National Press Building
Resource America, Inc. (NASDAQ: REXI) (the "Company") announced that it has received net proceeds of approximately $16.6 million in connection with the sale of the National Press Building in Washington DC, in which the Company had owned a 25% interest. The Company will realize a gain of approximately $7.7 million. MarketWire

Families Wait at Home for More Than 369,000 Deployed U.S. Troops
Kat DeMille knows what it's like to wait for months for Dad to come home. MarketWire

What Will Americans Do When the Oil Runs Out?
Time is running out on cheap petroleum fuels. Recent research states that we have little more than 40 years of steadily decreasing supplies of that type of energy while concurrently its price grows prohibitively high. Then it's no more cheap oil. Then what? MarketWire

Xemex Group, Inc. Announces That Its Symbol Is Now XMEX
Xemex Group, Inc., (PINKSHEETS: XMEX), an innovative real estate development and management company, whose shares are quoted on the OTC Pink announced today that its symbol has been changed to "XMEX." MarketWire

BIOLASE to Raise Approximately $9 Million From Institutional Investors in Private Placement
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Deerfield Management, a leading institutional life science investor, as well as other institutional investors to purchase approximately $9 million of BIOLASE's unregistered securities in a private placement transaction MarketWire

Will Your Parents Be Able to Afford a Nursing Home When the Time Comes?
It's the conversation people don't have until they have to, but by then, it's too late. MarketWire

Can We Prevent Everyday Conflicts?
It starts in the morning with the kids before you go to work, then kicks into second gear with your co-workers or your boss, and finally culminates at home with your spouse and children. It's conflict, and it doesn't have to be a part of your daily life, according to Tim Scudder, CEO of a firm that prepares executives on how to better deal with the conflict in the workplace. MarketWire

DotCloud Sweeps GigaOm's Structure LaunchPad Awards
DotCloud, the multi-stack Platform as a Service (PaaS), announced today that it has won both the People's Choice Award and the Judges' Award at the LaunchPad event at GigaOm's Structure conference. Widely attended by industry insiders, analysts and investors, Structure is the largest and most influential conference in the cloud computing industry MarketWire

KBM Group Announces 3-Tiered Data Segmentation Suite Providing Highly Differentiated Customer Intelligence About Behaviors and Attitudes Toward Digital Products and Services
KBM Group, the global leader in knowledge-based marketing solutions, announces its latest marketing optimization tool, the Digital Neighborhoods® 2.0 Segmentation Suite. This new service was showcased at All for One, The Integrated Marketing Summit, presented by DM Days and the Direct Marketing Association at the Hilton New York, June 20 and 21. MarketWire

Travel Advantage Network Employees Support Homes For Our Troops
Employees of Travel Advantage Network (TAN), a wholesale vacation accommodations program, raised $820 during a month-long fundraising endeavor for Homes For Our Troops. MarketWire

Sue Olson Elected Chair of Community Emergency Assistance Program Board of Directors
Sue Olson has been elected to a two-year term and selected as chair of the board of the Community Emergency Assistance Program (CEAP) during the non-profit's annual elections this year. Olson has been involved with CEAP since late 2003 and has served on its board of directors since 2005. MarketWire

SMA Alliance Signs New Car Dealers; Increases Revenues by $871,080
SMA Alliance, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMAA) has increased its annualized revenue through signing new car dealers since the last report three weeks ago, on May 27th, by $871,080 MarketWire

Salus Labs International Evaluates Solar Products Market
Salus Labs International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IPEX) announced today it has spent the past few months evaluating certain areas of the solar products marketplace MarketWire

StudioPMG Adds a Stevie Award for Website Design
StudioPMG, an award-winning provider of digital marketing, mobile applications and marketing analytics solutions, today announced its design and client have won a Stevie Award for Best Pharmaceuticals Website. StudioPMG client, Acorda Therapeutics was presented the award for its corporate website located at MarketWire

BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking Announces Senior Appointments Within Fixed Income
BNP PARIBAS Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) is pleased to announce a number of senior appointments within its Fixed Income division, as part of a strategic plan to build out its emerging markets and USD capabilities. The following changes will take effect on 1st September 2011. MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Incubus Goes on Tour in Support of New Album
Rock band Incubus is going on tour this summer in support of their upcoming seventh album If Not Now, When? 30 dates are scheduled for the North American leg of the 2011 Incubus Tour, and according to the band the entire tour will last for 18 months. The tour begins on August 5 in Honolulu, HI, and includes stops in Los Angeles, Cleveland, Toronto, and Chicago. MarketWire

E.G. Bowman, NYC Insurance Brokerage, Names Sales Executive; Former Construction Executive Specializes in Insuring Construction Industry
Sean P. Flaherty joined E.G. Bowman Co., a Manhattan business-insurance brokerage, as a sales executive specializing in the construction industry. MarketWire

Media Advisory: Results of Fraser Institute's Global Petroleum Survey to Be Released Monday, June 27
The Fraser Institute will release the results of its Global Petroleum Survey 2011 on Monday, June 27 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern). MarketWire

Golden Minerals Company and ECU Silver Mining Inc. Announce Merger of Equals Creating a New Growing Silver Mining Company
Golden Minerals Company (NYSE Amex: AUMN) (TSX: AUM) ("Golden Minerals") and ECU Silver Mining Inc. (TSX: ECU) ("ECU") are pleased to announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine the two companies creating a new leading junior silver mining company with a portfolio of growth projects, primarily in Mexico and Argentina MarketWire

Xcel Energy Center Taps Avaya and Cross Telecom for Event Execution

Onit Launches New Product to Automate Legal and Business Processes
Onit, Inc., a leading provider of online project, process, and legal spend management tools for business and legal professionals, today announced the launch of Onit Process®. Designed to streamline how legal departments operate, Onit Process is the only tool that extends legal services to the rest of the organization making data collection simple and easy MarketWire

SelectHealth Offers Free Health Screenings at Salt Lake Farmers Market
Local health insurance plan, SelectHealth, will offer free screenings at the Salt Lake Downtown Farmers Market, beginning Saturday. MarketWire

Sprout(TM) and Sprout Lite(TM) Pregnancy Apps Finally Arrive to the iPad
Med ART Studios ( and American Baby® Magazine join to announce the release of Sprout™ and the new free Sprout Lite™ pregnancy app for the iPhone and iPad. Sprout - Pregnancy Essentials is the definitive pregnancy app for moms and moms-to-be. Sprout is now available on the iPad for the very first time. MarketWire

U.S. Department of Energy's RMOTC Highlights STWA's Applied Oil Technology (AOT(TM)) Testing in Wyoming Energy News
STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), an innovative company creating technology focused on energy efficiency of large-scale energy production and improved fuel economy for diesel fleets, announced today that the U.S MarketWire

Signature Eyewear Reports Second Quarter Results; 22nd Consecutive Profitable Quarter
Signature Eyewear, Inc. (OTCBB: SEYE) reported net income of $9,000 on net sales of $4.5 million for the quarter ended April 30, 2011, its 22nd consecutive profitable quarter. This compares to net income of $157,000 on net sales of $5.9 million for the second quarter of fiscal year 2010. MarketWire

Randgold Resources Limited: Restricted stock award: non-executive directors

Restricted stock award: non-executive directors

DryShips Announces Exercise of Option to Construct 7th Generation UDW Drillship
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) (the "Company" or "DryShips"), a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes and off-shore contract drilling oil services, announced that its majority owned subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW Inc., exercised its third newbuilding option to construct a 7th Generation Ultra Deepwater Drillship at Samsung Heavy Industries MarketWire

Globus Maritime Limited Announces the Delivery of the 2005-Built Panamax Dry Bulk Vessel "Moon Globe," Expanding Fleet to Six Vessels
Globus Maritime Limited ("Globus" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced that it has taken delivery of the M/V "Moon Globe," a 2005-built Panamax dry bulk carrier it acquired for a purchase price of $31.4 million, which the Company had previously announced on May 3, 2011. MarketWire

MEDecision to Present Complimentary Webinar, Innovating Collaborative Health Management: Alineo(R) and InFrame(TM) iEXCHANGE(R) Enhancements
MEDecision, Inc., the leading provider of collaborative health management solutions, will present a complimentary webinar, "Innovating Collaborative Health Management: Alineo® and InFrame™ iEXCHANGE® Enhancements," on Wednesday, June 29 at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time. A client-only presentation of the webinar will be available to MEDecision customers on Tuesday, June 28 at 12:30 p.m MarketWire

Solutions Group, Inc., Announces Partnership With Major Transportation Insurance Company Through Its Subsidiary, Idrive
Solutions Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SOLU) through its subsidiary, Idrive Monitoring Systems, announces a partnership with a major insurance company. MarketWire

VuQo Vodka Kicks Off National Campaign Talks With A-List Celebrities for Possible Brand Deal
VuQo Holdings Corporation (PINKSHEETS: VUQO) is pleased to announce the kickoff of VuQo Premium Vodka's Launch Campaign in key markets throughout the United States. The launch parties start off with a tour of the South in Houston and Atlanta followed by a mid-summer tasting event in San Francisco MarketWire

Focus Gold Corp. Continues Extensive Mapping With Further Evidence of Copper Gold Porphyry System
Focus Gold Corporation (OTCBB: FGLD) has done extensive geologic mapping of its Focus Gold Mexico claims over the past several months. Some of the key findings include: MarketWire

Health Insurance Premiums -- On the Rise
Health Insurance Premiums are increasing year after year, birthday after birthday and renewal after renewal. So what is someone to do to reduce their health premiums? MarketWire

Healthnostics in Acquisition Discussions
Healthnostics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HNSS) has been approached by a publicly-traded corporation seeking to acquire the Company for a minimum target price of $.01 per share. It is expected that these negotiations will be completed over the next 30 days. Additional information will be issued as it becomes available MarketWire

AdCare Health Systems Set to Join Russell Microcap Index
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADK), a leading skilled nursing and assisted living provider, is expected to join the Russell Microcap® Index when Russell Investments reconstitutes its family of U.S. indexes on June 24, 2011, according to a preliminary list of additions posted on MarketWire

Kony Named Most Innovative Company of the Year by the American Business Awards
Kony, the leading mobile application platform provider, today announced it has been named the Most Innovative Company of the Year by the American Business Awards in the technology company category. The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. Previous honorees in this category include Mozilla, OnStar, Virtela, Citrix and Absolute Software. MarketWire

San West, Inc. Announces Dramatically Increased Traffic From YouTube Channel Popularity
San West, Inc. (OTCBB: SNWT), an emerging leader in the motor sports industry, and e-commerce partner are excited to announce that their company-sponsored YouTube channel is rapidly gaining popularity and making a significant positive impact on sales and profitability. MarketWire

Pret A Manger Opens Third Chicago Store
British restaurant favorite, Pret A Manger, purveyors of fresh, natural, preservative-free food, has opened its third Chicago storefront at 73 West Monroe St. This location is being introduced just six months after the UK eatery opened its second location in the Midwest market at 100 N. La Salle St MarketWire

Oracle Education Foundation Announces Winners of the ThinkQuest International Competition 2011
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Insulet Announces Pricing of Concurrent Public Offerings of Convertible Senior Notes and Common Stock Issued in Previously Announced Neighborhood Diabetes Acquisition
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD) today announced the pricing of a public offering of $125 million principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2016 (the "notes"), an increase from the $110 million principal amount previously announced. The notes will bear interest at an annual rate of 3.75% and will mature on June 15, 2016, unless earlier converted, purchased or redeemed MarketWire

Denver SEO Firm Says Websites Won't Get Search Engine Rankings Without New Content
By studying search results and website analytics data, a Denver SEO firm has concluded that website owners must add new pages, articles or blog posts to their website if they want to show up in search results. MarketWire

Win a 2011 Porsche Panamera and a Share of $35,000 in July at Four Winds Casino Resort
Four Winds Casino Resort, the premier gaming destination in the Midwest, is pleased to announce that W Club members can win a new 2011 Porsche® Panamera 4 valued at over $80,000 and a share of $35,000 in July. Additionally, in only three days, three separate guests hit jackpots for a total of over $178,000. Also, guests can compete in monthly blackjack and daily poker tournaments. MarketWire

Conceptua Math Adds Fractions Tools to Marketplace
Conceptua® Math is now offering educators a new way to access its leading fractions tools and curriculum. The company has joined the Marketplace to provide K12 educators with leading math resources to help guide classroom instruction and support student learning in the critical area of fractions. MarketWire

GelTech's FireIce Featured on CNNMoney's Innovation Nation
GelTech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water-enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting techniques globally, today announced that FireIce and Chief Technology Officer Peter Cordani were recently featured on's "Innovation Nation." MarketWire

CNS Response Announces Filing of Registration Statement and Preliminary Prospectus
CNS Response, Inc MarketWire

Hydrocracker Additions Put Texas, Louisiana at Top of U.S. Refining Industry Spending, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Industrial Info is tracking approximately $5.2 billion in U.S.-based Petroleum Refining Industry capital projects that are planned to kick off in 2011 MarketWire

ConAgra Posts Strong Gains for Fourth-Quarter, Full-Year Fiscal 2011, Despite Inflationary Headwinds, an Industrial Info News Alert
Leading North American food company ConAgra Foods Incorporated (NYSE:CAG) (Omaha, Nebraska) reported strong profits for fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year 2011, as pricing gains, cost savings and improved sales offset the effects of inflation late in the fourth quarter. Net income was reported to be $254.9 million for the quarter, compared with $90 MarketWire

Back to the Future: Washington Readies for BIO 2011 International Industry Conference, June 27-30, an Industrial Info News Alert
Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) returns to Washington, D.C., next week for the 2011 BIO International Convention, being held June 27-30 at the Washington Convention Center MarketWire

Freedom Energy Updates Asphalt Shingle Recycling Agreement
Freedom Energy Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FDMF) today provided an update to the Collective Recycling Agreement with Americans Investing In America, Inc. ("AIIA") and Alternative Energy Solutions, LLC ("AES"), both located in Michigan MarketWire

Introducing Management Direct, a Vital New Online Tool for Consultants
Management Direct, a vital new online tool for consultants, announces today an exciting new platform to reach the small business clients who've been slipping through your fingertips. Discover today MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 6/24
SeaWorld, world premiere movie, oil and gas in Texas, silver mining in Mexico; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (, featuring informative interviews with company CEOs, providing insights into their operations and outlooks for their futures. MarketWire

Eighth Customer Places Firm Order for 10 CSeries Aircraft
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that a European customer, who wishes to remain unidentified at this time, has placed a firm order for 10 Bombardier CS100 jetliners. A first-time buyer of Bombardier aircraft, this customer will take advantage of the inherent flexibility and performance that only the all-new CSeries aircraft can provide. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation Award for Phytoceuticals' Breakthrough 1 PRIMARY WOUND DRESSING(R)
The 2011 Frost & Sullivan Western Europe New Product Innovation Award in Advanced Wound Management is presented to Phytoceuticals for its 1 PRIMARY WOUND DRESSING® ('1'). This innovative wound dressing spray is specially formulated from a proprietary combination of Neem oil and St. John's Wort oil MarketWire

Next Alternative in Position to Aid as Germany Shuts Down Nuclear Power Plants
Robert Ireland, CEO of Next Alternative, Inc. (XETRA: N4H), has relayed that reports citing Germany's refusal to use nuclear energy, has brought about an immediate need for alternative fuel solutions. MarketWire

IFCO Systems N.V. /IFCO SYSTEMS N.V. ANNOUNCES REDEMPTION PRICE OF ITS OUTSTANDING 10% GUARANTEED SENIOR SECURED NOTES DUE 2016 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Confirmation of clarification re press comment
Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited("Chaarat" or "the Company")CONFIRMATION OF CLARIFICATION RE. PRESS COMMENT GlobeNewswire

Letting Herentals Logistics 2 to Nike Europe
Property investment fund Intervest Offices & Warehouses let approximately 50.000 m² logistic space to Nike Europe on its site Herentals Logistics 2.  GlobeNewswire

Novartis drug Votubia® recommended by CHMP for approval in the EU for children and adults with SEGA associated with tuberous sclerosis
Novartis International AG /Novartis drug Votubia® recommended by CHMP for approval in the EU for children and adults with SEGA associated with tuberous sclerosis . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Ad-hoc Media release: Franz Stampfli will step down from the Board of Directors
Feintool International Holding AG /Ad-hoc Media release: Franz Stampfli will step down from the Board of Directors. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Evotec and Roche to jointly develop biomarkers in oncology
Evotec AG /Evotec and Roche to jointly develop biomarkers in oncology. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Regulated information - Additional information regarding Ageas's transfer of its portfolio of run-off reinsurance liabilities to Swiss Re.
Ageas announced that it has entered into an agreement to transfer all of the run-off business of Intreinco N.V. (Intreinco), the former reinsurance captive of the Fortis Group, to Swiss Re. Between 2000 and 2008, Intreinco has underwritten reinsurance liabilities of current and former Ageas insurance subsidiaries, including AG Insurance SA/NV, Ageas Insurance Ltd, Amlin Corporate Insurance N GlobeNewswire

Clariant initiates squeeze-out process for Süd-Chemie
Clariant AG /Clariant initiates squeeze-out process for Süd-Chemie. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

World's largest HD voice network launched in Australia
Telstra turns on high-quality voice services covering over 2 GlobeNewswire

Jay Taylor, of Face the Analyst, Interviews J. David Mason, CEO of Augen Gold Corp (TSXV:GLD) - Video posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, June 24, 2011 - Jay Taylor, Editor of J. Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks Report, and Publisher at, interviews David Mason, CEO of Augen Gold Corp (TSXV:GLD). GlobeNewswire

Agri Vision 2011 hosts dialogue for future global food strategy
Several enabling factors essential to feeding the world of 2050 sustainably were identified in two days of lively debate between a broad spectrum of stakeholders in the agri-business value chains at Agri Vision 2011 GlobeNewswire

National Research Foundation, South Africa, Selects InCites from Thomson Reuters to Advance Its Strategic Vision
Philadelphia, PA, London, UK, June 24, 2011 - Thomson Reuters today announced the National Research Foundation (NRF), an independent government agency supporting research in South Africa, has selected InCites(TM) to analyze institutional productivity and benchmark its research output versus peers worldwide. GlobeNewswire

Teekay Offshore Signs Brazil Shuttle Tanker Contract to Be Serviced by Four Newbuildings
HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - June 23, 2011) - Teekay Offshore GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore or the Partnership) (NYSE: TOO), announced today that it has entered into a new long-term contract with a subsidiary of BG Group plc (BG) to provide shuttle tanker services in Brazil. GlobeNewswire

Siri update
Stavanger, 24 June 2011: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) today received a letter from the Danish Energy Agency (DEA), requesting the partnership at the Siri field to agree on a repair solution for the Siri platform as soon as possible. Until such agreement is reached the DEA will not process the operator's application regarding its proposed permanent repair solution. GlobeNewswire

Tele 2 Russia Holding AB (BB+ by Fitch) announces the pricing of a rouble bond issue
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) today announced that OJSC Saint-Petersburg Telecom (Issuer), a subsidiary of Tele2 Russia Holding AB has closed the book and announced the pricing of a 13 billion rouble bond issue. GlobeNewswire

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