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Novelist, Publisher Nicholas Coleridge Eyes China Market
The Chinese mainland is becoming an "extremely important" market for international publishers, novelist and publisher Nicholas Coleridge said in a recent interview with entrepreneur Sir David Tang in London ACN Newswire

Hardware-wholesale.com: Smart Phone Makers Eye HP WebOS
According to the recent research of Hardware-wholesale.com Samsung, Motorola and other high-end Android smart phone manufacturers have been very disappointed at Google's mobile operating system. This will open another door for HP's webOS platform.Hardware-wholesale.com reports that Samsung, HTC and Motorola are the leading Android smart phone manufacturers ACN Newswire

Asahi Kasei Chemicals Groundbreaking for Solution SBR Plant in Singapore
Asahi Kasei Chemicals held a groundbreaking ceremony on June 22, 2011, in Jurong Island, Singapore, for the first phase of construction of a new plant to produce solution-polymerized styrene-butadiene rubber (S-SBR).The ceremony was attended by some 100 guests including eminent persons such as Mr. Leo Yip Seng Cheong, Chairman of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and Mr ACN Newswire

JCB International Appoints Takao Kawanishi as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Succeeding Tamio Takakura
JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI) a wholly owned subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd. today announced the appointment of Takao Kawanishi as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at its shareholders' meeting in Tokyo with immediate effect. Mr. Kawanishi, who served as Vice Chairman of JCBI since June 2010, succeeds Tamio Takakura. Mr ACN Newswire

Showa Denko (SDK) to Strengthen High-Purity Ammonia Business for Electronics
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) will increase its production capacity for high-purity ammonia to meet growing demand from the electronics industry. Specifically, production capacities at three sites - Japan, Taiwan, and Chinaw - will be increased from the current levels of 1,000 t/y, 1,500 t/y and 500 t/y; to 1,500 t/y, 2,500 t/y and 1,000 t/y, respectively, by the end of 2011 ACN Newswire

ULVAC Launches 'Hybrid Cycle Pit', Battery Charging System for Power-Assisted Bicycles
ULVAC, Inc. (TSE: 6728) is pleased to announce that it has developed and launched a battery charging system for power-assisted bicycles by integrating a small wind power generator and a solar power generator, as renewable energy sources, and a battery charger ACN Newswire

Sino Prosper Increases Revenue from Core Gold Mining Business; Annual Net Loss Narrowed
Sino Prosper State Gold Resources Holdings Limited ("Sino Prosper" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group", SEHK: 0766), a Chinese precious metals company, announces its audited consolidated results for the fiscal year ended 31March 2011 (the "Year"). During the Year, Sino Prosper's revenue increased by 14% to approximately HK$47 ACN Newswire

Heineken(R) Triumphs at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity with seven awards
Amsterdam 27 June 2011 - Heineken ® has scooped seven prestigiousawards at the2011 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, with Gold, SilverandBronze Lions for the first two films of its new global 'Legends' brandcampaign, its revolutionary StarPlayer game and for its cutting-edge UVBlack Light STRbottle MarketWire

Option unveils the GlobeSurfer III+
Option, (EURONEXT: OPTI; OTC: OPNVY) thewireless technology company, today announced the GlobeSurfer III+, the newandnext generation of mobile broadband 3G routers MarketWire

PVIPE Music and Platinum Trini Entertainment Join Forces to Promote Recording Artist ABM
PVIPE Music and Platinum Trini Entertainment have joined forces to promote recording artist ABM and launch his new single "Dat Body Gyal" which is distributed through INgrooves/Universal. The club-banging dancehall reggae track, written and produced by ABM, features Qwes Kross of 50/50 Konvict Muzik and is available at www.datbodygyal.com and iTunes MarketWire

EnergySolutions Announces Closing of Exchange Offer for 10.75% Senior Notes Due 2018
EnergySolutions (NYSE: ES) today announced the closing of an exchange offer pursuant to which it offered to exchange up to $300,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 10.75% Senior Notes due 2018, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "new notes"), for an equal aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 10.75% Senior Notes due 2018 (the "old notes"). MarketWire

RISE Global Unveils New York City 2012 Expansion Plans
RISE Global, a non-profit dedicated to inspiring and empowering entrepreneurs, today announced in a commitment at the Clinton Global Initiative (www.clintonglobalinitiative.org) that it has partnered with The Argus Group to launch RISE Week New York City in Spring 2012. MarketWire

VEGAS.com Predicts Increased Travel for a Star-Spangled July 4th Weekend
Gearing up for Independence Day, VEGAS.com has seen increased travel interest for the holiday weekend compared to last year. Below, experts analyze recent data obtained directly from VEGAS.com, the world's largest city website, providing information on Las Vegas hotels, entertainment and city hot spots. MarketWire

Mrs. Illinois Zara Johnson Launches On the Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign at Ribfest in Naperville July 1 - 4
Zara Johnson, the reigning Mrs. Illinois, and a 58-year-old grandmother of two, will launch On the Wings of Hope, a breast cancer awareness and recruitment campaign at the Naperville Exchange Club's annual Ribfest July 1 - 4. MarketWire

Industrial Income Trust Announces Appointment of Matthew Breaux and Ryan Dunlap as Vice Presidents, Acquisitions for the Eastern and Western Regions
Industrial Income Trust Inc. (IIT), an industrial real estate investment trust that owns and operates industrial properties, announced today that it has appointed Matthew Breaux as Vice President, Acquisitions for the Eastern Region and Ryan Dunlap as Vice President, Acquisitions for the Western Region. In these roles, Mr. Breaux and Mr MarketWire

NKK Switches Announces Snap-In Mount Illuminated Pushbuttons With Photo Interrupter
NKK Switches, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today announced the availability of the FP01 Series of contactless illuminated pushbutton switches. FP01 devices are ideal for critical and demanding applications requiring a robust and dependable solution. MarketWire

First Foundation Bank Announces Agreement to Acquire Desert Commercial Bank
First Foundation Bank ("FFB"), announced today that it, and its parent holding company, First Foundation Inc. ("First Foundation" or "FFI") have entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger to acquire Desert Commercial Bank (DCB) (OTCBB: DCBC), for an acquisition price of approximately $16 million consisting of FFI common stock for DCB's outstanding stock and cash for DCB stock options MarketWire

Industrial Income Trust Inc. Announces $270.4 Million of Acquisition Activity
Industrial Income Trust Inc. (IIT), an industrial real estate investment trust, announced today that between April 28, 2011 and June 29, 2011, it acquired 30 buildings totaling approximately 4.5 million square feet, located across five major industrial submarkets nationwide for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $270.4 million. MarketWire

Bright Side Dental Raises Over $4000 for Gilda's Club Metro Detroit
Bright Side Dental group is announcing that it has helped raise over $4000 for Gilda's Club Metro Detroit. MarketWire

California Welcomes Growth-Minded Women Business Leaders
The National Association of Women Business Owners® (NAWBO®) is headed to the luxurious Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California, for the Women's Business Conference 2011 (WBC2011): ACCESS, INFLUENCE, GROW on August 31st-September 1st MarketWire

$5.1 Million The Pick Jackpot Claimed
An Avondale resident has come forward to claim the $5.1 million The Pick jackpot from the drawing on Wednesday, June 8. MarketWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Announces Stila Cosmetics as Sponsor of Kidtoons, a Family Matinee Series That Runs in 160+ Digital Theatres
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp (NASDAQ: CIDM) announced today that beginning in July 2011 Stila Cosmetics has signed as sponsor of its popular Kidtoons matinee series. Kidtoons specializes in bringing family-friendly movies and stories to 165 theaters during weekend matinees at cineplexes around the country. MarketWire

Pillsbury & Levinson Co-Authors Prestigious CEB Publication: California Property Insurance: Law and Litigation
Partners Phillip L. Pillsbury, Jr. and Vedica Puri, and Special Counsel Eric "Rick" Larson of Pillsbury & Levinson LLP, a San Francisco law firm dedicated to representing policyholders in insurance coverage disputes and bad faith litigation, contributed to California Property Insurance: Law and Litigation MarketWire

SkinStore.com Announces the Addition of Votivo Home Fragrance
SkinStore.com, the nation's leading e-commerce specialty retailer providing scientifically sound solutions for healing and maintaining healthy skin, has added the home fragrance brand Votivo to its assortment of premium products. MarketWire

HealthSpring's LivingWell Health Centers Receive Top-Level Recognition
HealthSpring, a leading Medicare Advantage plan, today announced that its LivingWell Health Centers have received the National Committee on Quality Assurance's (NCQA) Level III Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition, the highest level designation offered. MarketWire

BroadSoft Wins Hot Ticket Award
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), the leading global provider of software that enables mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to deliver real-time communications over their IP networks, today announced it was selected as the winner of a 2011 Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) Hot Ticket Award in the category of 'hottest exit MarketWire

Fandor and Microcinema International Launch Coordinated Premiere of "Sleep Furiously"
Fandor, the on-demand provider of exceptional independent films, along with distributor Microcinema International, today announced the U.S. debut of the award-winning Welsh documentary "Sleep Furiously," a standout at the Sundance Film Festival. "Sleep Furiously" is the second film to debut under Fandor's pioneering coordinated theatrical and digital premiere program MarketWire

spalook.com Announces the Addition of Bliss Skin Care
spalook.com, one of the most trusted online sources for high-performance luxury skin care and beauty essentials, has added the skin care brand Bliss to its assortment of premium beauty products. MarketWire

Quickparts(R) Teams Up With Eye-Com Corp. to Deliver Innovative Eye Tracking Device
3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) today announced that Quickparts® recently assisted Eye-Com Corporation in the design and development of Eye-Com's innovative EC7T eye tracking system. MarketWire

New Isolated Input Module for Thermocouple Temperature Monitoring and Millivolt Measurements
Opto 22 has introduced the SNAP-AITM-4i thermocouple and millivolt input module for industrial temperature monitoring and data acquisition, helping automation engineers and technicians achieve more accurate temperature readings, speed installation, and eliminate the need to purchase thermocouples with expensive, built-in isolation MarketWire

Bio Buzz Day 2 - BIO 2011: Big Deals, Big Pharma, and Big Shots, an Industrial Info News Alert
Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- If one is looking for big, then BIO 2011 is the place to be. With an estimated 14,000 in attendance, thousands streamed inside as the doors were opened to the BIO 2011 Exhibition on Tuesday, June 28 MarketWire

Gold Standard Announces Shareholder Approval of the Re-Election of Board and Shareholder Rights Plan
Gold Standard Ventures Corp. ("Gold Standard" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: GV)(OTCQX: GDVXF) (www.goldstandardv.com) is pleased to announce the results of the Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders held yesterday (the "AGM") MarketWire

Why We Play
While millions of people worldwide were focused on the NBA Finals and superstars like LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki playing the game of basketball with grace and fury for a championship at the highest level, area gyms around the nation were filled with kids and weekend warriors hooping it up with the same intensity but for completely different reasons. MarketWire

NeuLion Announces the Closing of a Private Placement
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the true end-to-end technology service provider for delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device, announced today the closing of a private placement of its Class 4 Preference Shares, which was approved by the Board of Directors in accordance with NeuLion's Certificate of Incorporation, as amended MarketWire

Orange County Community Foundation's ReachOut OC Program Delivers $500,000 to Local Nonprofit Organizations
Yesterday $500,000 in grants was awarded to 20 Orange County-based nonprofit organizations providing food, shelter, health care and special needs services to vulnerable families and children. The grants are the result of the ReachOut OC 2011 community fund drive launched May 2 by the Orange County Community Foundation. MarketWire

Joyent, XYBASE and Anise Asia Cloud to Provide Carrier-Grade Cloud Software and Services to Governments, Enterprises and Telecom Firms Across South East Asia
Joyent, the global provider of cloud computing solutions, XYBASE, a leading provider of IT solutions for global governments and corporations, and Anise Asia Cloud, a Joyent-powered cloud service provider for South East Asia (SEA), today announced a strategic alliance in which Anise Asia Cloud and XYBASE will resell Joyent's SmartDataCenter 6 cloud software throughout South East Asia MarketWire

A Summer School Alternative
With school districts across the country cutting summer school programs, what alternatives are available to parents who want to help their children avoid summertime regression and work on basic skills? "Many children could use a little extra help in school and summer is a great time to get ahead or address problem areas," says Eileen Huntington, co-founder of Huntington Learning Center MarketWire

Trump Chicago Celebrates Supporting Role in "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"
"Transformers: Dark of the Moon" hits theaters nationwide today, and Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago is thrilled to reveal its supporting role in the summer blockbuster MarketWire

PostalAnnex+, Handle With Care Packaging Store and Sunshine Pack & Ship Stores Offer Faxing Service for Job Seekers
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment situation remained essentially unchanged in May, with the number of unemployed persons holding at 13.9 million and the unemployment rate stuck at 9.1 percent. Job seekers continue to face a difficult hiring environment, and PostalAnnex+, Handle With Care Packaging Store and Sunshine Pack & Ship stores want to help MarketWire

American Realty Advisors Announces the Acquisition of 305,585 SF Office Building in Houston's Prestigious Energy Corridor
American Realty Advisors announced today the acquisition of Energy Center II, a 12-story LEED Gold-Certified Class A office building and adjacent eight-level parking garage prominently located in the heart of the Energy Corridor submarket in Houston, Texas. Located within a deed-restricted park-like setting, the extensively landscaped 305,585 SF property is situated on nearly 4 MarketWire

Teekay and A2SEA to Jointly Develop Offshore Windfarm Installation Vessel
Teekay Corporation (NYSE: TK) (Teekay) today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with A2SEA A/S (A2SEA) to jointly develop an innovative vessel design for the installation of offshore wind foundations. A2SEA is a leading service provider to the offshore wind sector. MarketWire

Tech Council of Maryland Congratulates Sen. Nancy King for Being Named 2011 BIO State Legislator of the Year
The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland's largest technology and biotechnology association with nearly 500 members employing more than 250,000 in the region, today congratulated Maryland Sen. Nancy J MarketWire

FIMALAC acquires 10% of SFCMC
Strengthening its ties with the Desseigne-Barrière family,Fimalac todayacquired 10% of the capital of Société Fermière du CasinoMunicipal de Cannes(SFCMC) through its Fimalac Développement subsidiary, for a totalamount of EUR35million MarketWire

What Are the New Rules for Teen Texting?
Between the proliferation of cyberbullying and the inappropriate communications that cell phones enable between teens, Jacquie Ream believes it's time for parents to set up new rules for their teens regarding technology. MarketWire

Neste Oil's renewable diesel proved its capabilities in this year's 24-Hour Race at the Nürburgring circuit
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PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. Enters Into $100 Million Five-Year Credit Facility
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: PFLT) has established an initial $100 million senior secured revolving credit facility (the "Credit Facility") through PennantPark Floating Rate Funding I, LLC ("Funding I"), as borrower and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc MarketWire

As the Virtual World Turns... Optimize It
Virtual machine technology has rapidly expanded since being introduced a few short years ago. Now virtual servers are launched and perform many different types of tasks, and have moved over to take an important role in storage MarketWire

McWilliams|Ballard on Hand as Christopher Companies Breaks Ground
The Christopher Companies broke ground on their new 66-unit condominium community, Dominion Heights, in Arlington, Virginia. With site demolition already underway, Dominion Heights, located in North Arlington along Lee Highway, will feature a mix of 1 and 2 bedroom condominium homes, with sales slated to begin in 2011 MarketWire

Drawdown on Equity Line and Directors' Share Purchases
This announcement is not for release, publication or distribution in or into the United States. MarketWire

Proofpoint Appoints David Knight, Former Cisco Executive, as Executive Vice President of Product Management and Marketing
Proofpoint, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based email security and compliance solutions, today announced that it has appointed David Knight to the position of executive vice president of product management and marketing MarketWire

Clear Internal Compliance Program Key for Fund Managers Registering With SEC
Establishing a clear internal compliance program is key for fund managers that now have to register with the SEC, according to a new white paper published by Backstop Solutions Group, a leading software provider for the alternative asset industry MarketWire

Cascadia Investments Provides Corporate Update
Cascadia Investments, Inc. (CDIV) issued a statement today regarding the current status of the company. As a result of the SEC's trading halt, Cascadia is now trading on the gray sheets. This means that market-makers are not allowed to market the company's securities at this time. Management is currently reviewing its options with respect to the company's marketability MarketWire

Lamborghinis, Ferraris and the New Fiat 500 to Highlight ItalianCarFest in Texas
The air will fill with the sounds of exceptional Italian automobiles and motorcycles when they converge in Grapevine, Texas, during ItalianCarFest on Sept. 10, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m MarketWire

Swinerton Partners With LAUSD to Build a Legacy in Education for the Students of Jordan High School
Jordan High School, a public high school located in Los Angeles, is restructuring into small learning communities (SLC) which will each provide a unique yet coherent learning environment for students. This significant transformation on campus will require major construction that is to be completed in multiple phases MarketWire

Grocery Shopper Insights Show Intersection of Narrow Missions and Complex Motivators
Grocery stores and food manufacturers need to reassess traditional approaches to shopper marketing, according to the just-released "Food Shopper Insights: Grocery Shopping Patterns in the U.S." by market research publisher Packaged Facts. MarketWire

Astro-Med, Inc. Announces Retirement of Albert W. Ondis; Appointment of Everett V. Pizzuti as Chief Executive Officer
Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) announced today that Albert W. Ondis retired as a director and Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Astro-Med, Inc. effective immediately due to illness. Mr. Ondis is a founder of the Company and has been its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1969. MarketWire

Introducing Zacuto's EVF Filmmaker Kit
Now that Zacuto's long awaited EVF has hit the market, the next step is to develop a few camera rigs to compliment the wildly popular camera accessory MarketWire

Sonor Investments Limited Refiles First Quarter Financial Results
Sonor Investments Limited (TSX VENTURE: SNI.PR.A) today reported that it has refiled its financial statements for the three months ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

ChaCha Partners With Wolfram|Alpha to Bring Computational Knowledge to Q&A
ChaCha, the #1 free real-time question-and-answer service, is increasing the breadth and accuracy of its offerings by adding computational knowledge from Wolfram|Alpha, an online service that answers factual queries MarketWire

IronKey Trusted Access for Banking Meets New FFIEC Guidelines
IronKey's Trusted Access for Banking secure browsing solution meets the new online banking security guidelines from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), the company announced today. The FFIEC member agencies have directed examiners to formally assess financial institutions under the authentication supplement beginning in January 2012. MarketWire

1931 Bugatti Type 51 Takes Home Best of Show During 29th Annual Dana Point Concours d'Elegance
Vintage European beauties and elegant American classics received top awards and honors during the 29th Annual Dana Point Concours d'Elegance at the prominent St. Regis Monarch Beach resort, June 24-26. The most prestigious award of the day, Best of Show, was bestowed on a 1931 Bugatti Type 51 from the acclaimed Nethercutt Collection, located in Southern California MarketWire

El Paso Pipeline Partners Completes Acquisition From El Paso Corporation; Management Intends to Recommend Distribution Increase
El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of an additional 28-percent interest in Colorado Interstate Gas Company (CIG) and the remaining 15-percent interest in Southern Natural Gas Company (SNG) from El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) for $745 million MarketWire

Top NYC Plastic Facial Surgeon Corroborates Recent Study Showing Dysport as Better Alternative Than Botox for Treatment of Crow's Feet
Patients now have a faster, more effective wrinkle correction option for "nonsurgical facial rejuvenation." NYC plastic surgeon Dr. Ramtin Kassir offers an alternative to Botox with several advantages. MarketWire

Tipper Tie Chooses Pilz Automation Safety L.P. for Safety
As the premier supplier of packaging, clipping, and clip machinery throughout the world, Tipper Tie is committed to sustaining a leading edge position in automation and safety for its customers MarketWire

McGuire Real Estate Introduces New Agent Rica Ruiz to Burlingame Office
Rica Ruiz is the newest agent to join the McGuire Peninsula office, located at 360 Primrose Road, in Burlingame, Calif. MarketWire

Haverhill Chiropractor Launches New Website
Haverhill Family Chiropractic and Seacoast Functional Medicine has launched a newly designed website introducing a list of different features for patients. The practice is located in Haverhill, MA and focuses on wellness care, treating those suffering from ailments such as neck pain, headaches and other painful conditions and injuries. Their new website, http://haverhillfamilychiropractic MarketWire

Richmond Heights Veterinarian Is First in the Area With a Class IV Laser
Richman Animal Clinic in Richmond Heights recently acquired a Class IV laser therapy machine for treating pets suffering from a number of painful conditions. This makes it the first veterinary hospital near Lyndhurst in northeastern Ohio to offer this type of laser treatment to area pets MarketWire

California Water Service Group Expands Its Lines of Credit to $400 Million
California Water Service Group (Group) (NYSE: CWT) today announced that it has expanded the unsecured revolving credit facilities available to the Group and its subsidiaries to $400 million and extended the term for five years MarketWire

Edmond Veterinarians New Website Takes Animal Hospital and Equine Vet Knowledge Online
Horses, cats, dogs and other small animals are the stars of the new website for White Oaks Veterinary Clinic at http://www.whiteoaksvet.com. The Edmond veterinarians, who provide care as equine vets and equine dentists, have long been serving area animals and now their expertise is going global MarketWire

Lakeland Industries Closes on $6.5 Million Increase in Bank Revolver With TD Bank, N.A. to Fund Continued International Expansion; Term Extended to June 2014
Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAKE), today announced that it has closed on a $6.5 million Secured Revolving Line of Credit with TD Bank, N.A. This line of credit along with a previously established facility with TD Bank for $23.5 million combines for a new $30 million revolving line of credit. The expanded credit provides Lakeland with a favorable increase in its terms that allows up to $6 MarketWire

BlueWave Technology Congratulates Narragansett Bay Insurance Company (NBIC) for Vanguards in Insurance Practices (V.I.P.) Award Win
BlueWave Technology, a leading provider of claim management solutions for the property/casualty insurance industry, is pleased to congratulate Narragansett Bay Insurance Company (NBIC) for winning the distinguished 2011 Vanguards in Insurance Practices Award sponsored by Insurance Networking News and Celent MarketWire

Hamilton Thorne Files Revised Q1 2011 Financial Statements
Hamilton Thorne Ltd. (TSX-V: HTL), a leading provider of advanced laser systems for the regenerative medicine, fertility and stem cell research markets, today announced that it has filed revised interim condensed consolidated financial statements for the first quarter ending March 31, 2011 to include additional footnote disclosure MarketWire

Asian American Center for Advancing Justice to Present Panel on the Battle Over Immigrant Rights at Asian American Journalists National Convention
The Asian American Center for Advancing Justice will present a public panel on "Fighting to Protect Immigrant Rights: The impact of anti-immigrant measures on Asian Americans" at the Asian American Journalists Association national convention in Detroit, Michigan on Aug. 11, 2011. MarketWire

Noble Life Sciences Announces the Formation of Its Investment Group, BlackRock BioCapital, LLC
The founders of Noble Life Sciences announced today the formation of an investment capital fund called BlackRock BioCapital. BlackRock BioCapital will focus on creating and funding early stage technology-oriented biomedical companies developing novel therapeutic and diagnostic products. MarketWire

VHA Inc. Selects VitalWare's ScoreCard to Help Members Assess and Track ICD-10 Vendor Readiness
VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced an agreement with VitalWare to offer its ScoreCard application to help member organizations prepare for the health care industry's important transition to ICD-10 that becomes effective Oct. 1, 2013 and lessen the possibility of reduced reimbursements from non-complaint systems. MarketWire

Hidenet Secure Architectures, Inc. Intends to Acquire Locate1Plus, Appoints New CEO
Hidenet Secure Architectures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HIDE) is pleased to announce that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire 100% of Locate1Plus and operate it as a wholly owned subsidiary. Walter Stock has been appointed CEO and President of Hidenet Secure Architectures, Inc MarketWire

W. Richard Anderson to Leave Board of Directors
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) announced today that W. Richard Anderson has resigned from its Board of Directors, effective immediately, due to the demands of his duties as Chief Financial Officer of Eurasia Drilling Company Limited. MarketWire

ABLYNX INITIATES A PHASE I STUDY FOR ALX-0651, THE FIRST NANOBODY IN CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT TARGETING A GPCR
GHENT, Belgium, 29 June 2011 - Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] todayannouncedthat it has initiated a Phase I clinical trial in healthy volunteers withALX-0651, an anti-CXCR4 Nanobody, for use in stem cell mobilisation. ALX-0651is thefirst Nanobody in clinical trials targeting a GPCR, a target classthat hasproven to be difficult to address with conventional antibodies MarketWire

Correction: Golar LNG completes compulsory acquisition of remaining outstanding shares in Golar LNG Energy Limited
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Golar LNG completes compulsory acquisition of remaining outstanding shares in Golar LNG Energy Limited
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Create for Millions consumer and developer competition highlights app consumption on Nokia mobile phones
Nokia's Series 40 mobile phones bring the Web -and now apps - to the NextBillion Espoo Finland, June 28, 2011 - Nokia announced today "Create for Millions"aglobal competition that brings consumers and developers together to createapplications for Nokia's Series 40 mobile phones MarketWire

LTE Advanced: mobile broadband up to 10 times faster
* Ericsson demonstrates LTE Advanced over the air in a mobile environment * More than 10 times faster than today's commercial LTE networks * Based on commercial hardware compliant with 3GPP Release 10 * Commercial operation expected to start in 2013 Consumers in Sweden were the first in the world to experience commercialLTEservices MarketWire

Metso to supply containerboard line to Greenpac Mill in the United States
Metso Corporation's press release on June 28, 2011 at 09:00 a.m. local time Metso will supply a containerboard production line to Greenpac Mill LLC totheirnew mill site in Niagara Falls, NY, in the United States. The start-up oftheproduction line is scheduled for the second quarter of 2013. The value oftheorder is approximately EUR 65 million MarketWire

DSM strengthens yeast technology leadership for 2G biofuels
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciencesand Materials Sciences company, today announces that it has reached anagreement to acquire C5 Yeast Company B.V.(Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands)from Royal Cosun MarketWire

Argenta signs integrated services agreement with Pulmagen Therapeutics
Mechelen, Belgium; 28 June 2011 - Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) announcedtodaythat service division Argenta has signed a subcontracting agreementwithPulmagen Therapeutics Limited to perform integrated services on tworespiratoryprojects MarketWire

Stolt-Nielsen Limited Presentation and Conference Call Second-Quarter 2011 Results
LONDON, June 27, 2011 - Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI)announced todaythat a presentation and conference call to discuss the Company'sunauditedresults for the second quarter of 2011 will be held on Thursday, July 7,2011 at3:00pm CEST (9:00am EDT, 2:00pm BST) at DnB NOR's Auditorium in Stranden21,Aker Brygge, in Oslo, Norway MarketWire

IMG Signs Russian Long-Jumper Darya Klishina
IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, announced today that it has signed Russian long-jump sensation Darya Klishina for exclusive worldwide representation for all marketing, endorsement, and sponsorship opportunities across all business areas. MarketWire

Diversified Global Holdings Group Enters Final Phase for Completion of $50 Million World Class Sports Complex
Diversified Global Holdings Group Inc. (OTCQB: DGHG) announced today that it has entered into the final phase of construction of a 200,000 square foot Sports Complex, located in the heart of downtown Kazan, which will host major sporting events every year through 2018. MarketWire

Industrial Minerals Inc.: Results of Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders
Industrial Minerals Inc. ("IDSM" or the "Company") (OTCBB: IDSM) wishes to announce that at the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held on June 29, 2011, a quorum consisting of more than 50% of the outstanding shares was present, and the following resolutions were passed by a substantial majority: MarketWire

NHS Health Solutions, Inc. Provides Notification of Share Retirement
NHS Health Solutions, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NHSH), currently doing business as Centacom Corporation ("Centacom" or "Company"), is pleased to offer several updates to its shareholders. As has been previously stated by the Company in a news release, 151,000,000 common shares were sent to the transfer agent for retirement. Confirmation was received that these shares have been retired to the Treasury MarketWire

Medline President Andy Mills Honored With LFGSM's 2011 Distinguished Executive Award
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM) honored Medline President Andy Mills with the Distinguished Executive Award for 2011 for his exceptional leadership and his contributions to the community. Mills accepted the award and delivered the Commencement Address to LFGSM's MBA Class of 2011 and 2,000 guests, during a ceremony held in the Navy Pier Grand Ballroom on June 26, 2011. MarketWire

Tesla Motors, SanBio Win First Salesforce.com Japan-US Emerging Leaders Awards
Japanese biotech innovator SanBio and US electric vehicle pioneer Tesla Motors will receive the first Salesforce.com Emerging Leaders Awards in Japan-US Innovation in Business and Technology, the Japan Society of Northern California (JSNC) announced today. MarketWire

Spray Tanning Options Make "National Sunless Day" a Shining Success at Planet Beach
Inside Planet Beach Contempo Spas across the U.S., the mood was bright June 24th as customers stepped up for spray tans to celebrate "National Sunless Day." MarketWire

John Thomas Financial Appoints Financial Industry Veteran Mario Truglio as Managing Director of Institutional Sales
John Thomas Financial, an independent broker/dealer and investment-banking firm located in New York City's Financial District, today announced the appointment of Mario Truglio as its Managing Director of Institutional Sales. MarketWire

Dachis Group Announces Launch of the Social Business Index
Dachis Group, the world's leader in Social Business, announced today the launch of the Social Business Index. MarketWire

Vista Del Mar's Special Class of 2011
While they weren't large in number -- only about 20 in all -- what this class of graduating high school seniors had accomplished was absolutely huge. That's because, for these teens -- all students at Vista School -- earning their diplomas required much more than merely mastering the three R's MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Digium's Switchvox SMB Unified Communications System as the Best in Terms of Cost Effectiveness and Added Value
Based on its recent analysis of the small and medium businesses (SMB) unified communications (UC) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Digium® with the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Enhancement. Digium's Switchvox is a complete UC platform for SMBs. MarketWire

Travelong Ranks 11th in Travel Weekly's Esteemed 2011 Power List
In Travel Weekly's prestigious Power List, released Monday, Travelong ranked number 11, moving up two positions over last year's rank of 13. This advancement positions Travelong among the top travel companies, ranking it alongside industry leaders such as Expedia, American Express, Priceline, Orbitz, and AAA Travel. MarketWire

Results of Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC'S Annual General Meeting
Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC ("Williams" or the "Group," Ticker: WGF1) announces the results of its Annual General Meeting conducted today. MarketWire

Aryaka Is Among CRN's "10 Hot Emerging Vendors"
Aryaka (www.aryaka.com), provider of the world's first cloud-based WAN optimization and application acceleration solution, announced today that it has been selected as a "Hot Emerging Vendor" by CRN magazine. MarketWire

Supertel Hospitality Appoints Krista Arkfeld Director Corporate Communications
Supertel Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPR), a real estate investment trust (REIT) which owns 103 hotels in 23 states, today announced that it has appointed Krista Arkfeld to the newly created position of director of corporate communications. Arkfeld is responsible for managing the company's internal and external communications and media relations functions. MarketWire

The Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation Receives Community Impact Grant From New York Life
The Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation (www.sadfund.org) announced today that it was awarded a $10,000 Community Impact Grant from New York Life Insurance Company to support bringing the very first National Comfort Zone Camp to Illinois. MarketWire

dPollution (RMGX) Board Appointment Adds Strength in Finance and International Business Development
dPollution International Inc. (PINK SHEETS: RMGX), developer of the Start fuel efficiency and emission reduction device, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jay Almeida to the company's board of directors. MarketWire

Majority Stake by Joyson in Preh Approved by German and Chinese Authorities
The acquisition of a majority stake in Preh GmbH, Bad Neustadt, by Joyson Investment Holding Co., Ltd, Ningbo (China) announced on April 8, 2011, has now become legally effective following approval by the respective authorities. MarketWire

eSariSari.com's Algorithm Leverages Daily Deals in the Philippines
eSariSari.com, the newest addition to sites offering daily deals services, is set to launch its beta site in the Philippines offering heavily discounted products and services to large number of online buyers. The concept caters to all classes of society as they are giving out deal coupons ranging from restaurant meals, spa and beauty treatments to overnight stay in hotels, and weekend getaways. MarketWire

Kauffman Foundation-Supported Online Entrepreneurship Learning Curriculum Launches Today
A new, inspiring online education program designed to engage students in the unlimited opportunities that an entrepreneurial mindset can provide launches today MarketWire

Due Diligence Costs for Pharmaceutical In-Licensing Deals Topping $6 Million
The cost of conducting due diligence for a large or complex pharmaceutical in-licensing deal can run as high as $6 million, though the average cost is $1.9 million, according to a new study from Cutting Edge Information. MarketWire

Oracle Objects to HP's Motion to Seal
Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) today filed court papers opposing efforts by HP to cloak in secrecy its lawsuit against Oracle. A copy of this filing can be found at www.oracle.com/nothingtohide. MarketWire

McCain Supports ARRA Funded Sahara Bus Rapid Transit Project
McCain Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of intelligent transportation systems, traffic control equipment and parking guidance solutions, today announced the NEMA traffic controller cabinet project award for the Sahara Bus Rapid Transit Project, which details the addition of dedicated bus-only lanes MarketWire

Box Introduces Certified Partner Programs to Get Partners and Customers to the Cloud More Quickly
Box today announced programs for Certified Reseller and Solution Providers, designed to accelerate and optimize the adoption of Box's cloud content management solution within businesses of all sizes. These new programs will define the changing role of service providers and resellers as their customers transition to cloud services MarketWire

Capgemini Group Named a Diamond Level Partner in Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

MegaPath Selects Global Capacity's One Marketplace Access Exchange to Further Drive Business Opportunities
Global Capacity, the world's leading telecommunications information and logistics company, announces today that MegaPath, the largest, privately-held, end-to-end, facilities-based data, VoIP and security technologies provider, has selected its One Marketplace Access Exchange platform, an intelligent quoting platform that provides fast and accurate delivery of competitive market rates MarketWire

Fish & Richardson Receives Top Tier 1 National Ranking in Intellectual Property - Patent Prosecution From The Legal 500
Fish & Richardson announced today that its Patent Prosecution practice received a top Tier 1 national ranking from The Legal 500 guide to the most preeminent U.S. law firms. Fish also received top national rankings for its International Trade Commission (ITC) Patent Litigation practice and its Copyright practice. MarketWire

ManageEngine Desktop Management Solution Controls Business Software Expenditures, Enforces USB Restrictions
ManageEngine, makers of a globally renowned suite of cost effective network, systems, applications and security management software solutions, today announced the addition of Software Metering and USB device policy compliance to Desktop Central, the company's web-based enterprise windows server and desktop management solution. MarketWire

Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q Opens 30th Store in Allen, TX on June 30th
Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q® today announced that its new Allen store location will be open to the public tomorrow, June 30th, at 6 A.M. The Allen store is located at 1790 N. Central Expressway and is the fourth Rudy's Bar-B-Q in the Dallas Fort Worth area. MarketWire

NetSteps Announces MobileNet(TM) for ENCORE(TM)
NetSteps, creator of world-class business applications for real-time direct sales company management, today announced the latest addition to its ENCORE family of solutions with the release of MobileNet™. MobileNet provides mobile workstation capability on any supported mobile device, from anywhere, at any time MarketWire

Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2011 Results on August 4, 2011
Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEDH) will announce its financial results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended May 31, 2011 on Thursday, August 4, 2011 before the market opens. The Company will hold a conference call the same day at 11:00am Eastern Time to discuss its results MarketWire

Real Smile Dental Spa, Leader in Teeth Whitening in Miami, Offers Information on Teeth Implants
Miami Beach's Real Smile Dental Spa, leading the field of teeth whitening in Miami, is hoping to enlighten the general public about such cosmetic dentistry procedures as dental implants. The office is hosting free monthly seminars to answer patient questions and provide useful information. MarketWire

Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Aims to Reduce the Risk of Wrong Site Surgery
Health care professionals and patients all agree that wrong site surgery is a serious and preventable adverse event that should never happen. Although reporting is not mandatory in most states, some estimates put the national incidence rate, which includes wrong patient, wrong procedure, wrong site, and wrong side surgeries, as high as 40 per week MarketWire

PCCW Global and Tinet Bridge Ethernet Services
PCCW Global Limited, a subsidiary of Hong Kong's premier telecommunications provider, PCCW Limited, and Tinet, a Neutral Tandem company (NASDAQ: TNDM) and a global carrier focusing on the IP and Ethernet wholesale markets, have bridged their Ethernet services for improved network coverage and service availability. MarketWire

The Lodge at Woodloch, Destination Spa, Doubles Its Private Land and Allows Outdoor Adventures to Abound This Summer
This May, The Lodge at Woodloch acquired an additional 76+ acres of private land surrounding the Pocono Mountains spa. This addition is adjacent to the current 75 acres of land and will greatly enhance the Outdoor Adventure opportunities that the destination spa has to offer. This summer, The Lodge will increase their walking path by an additional 1 MarketWire

Barrett-Jackson's Orange County Auction Generates Nearly $14 Million in Gross Sales and Attracts Approximately 60,000 Attendees
Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that nearly $14 million in gross sales of Customs, Classics, Hot Rods, Resto-Mods and original collector was generated at its 2nd Annual Orange County auction which was held at the OC Fair & Event Center June 24-26 MarketWire

Apigee Launches First PCI-Compliant API Management Solution in the Cloud
Apigee, the leading provider of API products and services, today announced Apigee Enterprise Cloud PCI, a new offering that enables organizations to deliver powerful transactional application programming interfaces (APIs) that can be quickly and securely deployed on a public cloud MarketWire

BlueWater Technologies Announces Its Annual 2011 Tech Expo
BlueWater Technologies, a national provider of In Store Solutions & Technology Driven Displays, Audio Visual Integration, and Meeting & Event Technology, announces its Annual 2011 Tech Expo for Wednesday, September 14, at The Fillmore Detroit. MarketWire

Royal Coal Announces Mr. Rodney Mays' Appointment as Chief Operations Officer
Royal Coal Corp. (TSX VENTURE: RDA)(FRANKFURT: RLC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Rodney Mays as Chief Operations Officer. MarketWire

Oh, the Places Your Hammerhead(R) iPad 2(R) Hard Shell Case Will Go
Many things are uncertain on vacation -- your flight schedule, the weather, if the water is safe to drink. So, for this summer's vacation, make sure to pack one thing you can rely on: a Hammerhead iPad 2 Hard Shell Case (MSRP, $39.99 USD). MarketWire

Ultimate Risk Solutions Marks Tenth Anniversary With Entry Into Asian Markets
Ultimate Risk Solutions (URS), developer of financial risk modeling software, is entering Asia Pacific markets as the Company marks its tenth anniversary, Alex Bushel, Founder and Chief Executive Officer announced. MarketWire

UPDATE: iCrossing Strengthens Strategic Offering With Key Hires
iCrossing (http://news.icrossing.com), a global digital marketing agency, today announced two senior appointments to its strategy team. Shoshana Winter has been named senior vice president strategy and planning in iCrossing's New York office, and Gary Stein has been appointed senior vice president, strategy and planning in the agency's San Francisco office. MarketWire

Insurers Faced With Claims Cases Increase Win Rate by Investing in Valuations, Forensics and Other Expertise Early on, Says Specialist From Marks Paneth & Shron
Donald M. May, Ph.D, a Director in the Litigation and Corporate Financial Advisory Services Group at Marks Paneth & Shron LLP, has published an article in the Claims Journal about why the early retention of experts is critical to helping insurers decide if a claims case is worth pursuing, disputing or settling. MarketWire

Virginia Commonwealth University Speeds Gift Processing, Improves Database Accuracy Using Sage Millennium With CorrectDATA
Sage North America, a provider of business management software and services to more than 32,000 unique not-for-profit organizations in the U.S. and Canada, today announced Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), is using Sage Millennium with CorrectDATA to quickly and easily process 30 gifts an hour; update at least 1,000 addresses per month; and save more than $6,000 annually in postage. MarketWire

Top U.S. B-Boys to Battle at Red Bull BC One Qualifier in Chicago
On July 23 in Chicago, the nation's best b-boys will face off during the Red Bull BC One United States qualifier. Throughout four rounds of 1-on-1 battles, the competition will pit city against city and crew against crew. Style will clash with power, toprock with downrock, tight footwork with explosive acrobatics MarketWire

BMO Named to Corporate Renewable Energy Index
BMO Financial Group has been named to the global Corporate Renewable Energy Index (CREX) as one of the top 20 companies in the world in terms of the percentage of renewable energy usage. MarketWire

Rescue My Reputation by S Squared Technologies, Inc. Asks, Is Online Reputation Management the New PR?
Who of us has not Googled our own name or our company's name to find out what people are currently saying about us? Now, imagine that false and hateful things are returned on the first page of Google results. Is my reputation in trouble? What do you do? MarketWire

Pending Home Sales Turn Around in May
Pending home sales rose strongly in May with all regions experiencing gains from a year ago, pointing to higher housing activity in the second half of the year, according to the National Association of Realtors®. MarketWire

The Talent Board Announces Stellar Lineup of Judges for The Candidate Experience Awards and Extends Submission Deadline to July 15, 2011
The Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience, today announced the panel of independent judges who will select the winners of the First Annual North American Candidate Experience Awards (C&E Awards) MarketWire

eMax Worldwide Inc. Announces the Completed Merger of eMax Media Inc. Into Mindpix Inc. and Provides Additional Corporate Updates
eMax Worldwide Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EMXC), www.emaxworldwide.com, a diversified holding company, announces their partly held company, eMax Media Inc, has completed the Merger Takeover of the publicly trading company, Mindpix Inc.(MPIX) and provides additional Corporate Updates MarketWire

Fugro-Jason Selects Insight Earth(R) From TerraSpark Geosciences to Optimize and Accelerate Exploration and Production Consulting Projects
TerraSpark Geosciences, LLC announced today that Fugro-Jason, a member of the Fugro companies and recognized global leader in seismic inversion and reservoir characterization software and services, has acquired five licenses to TerraSpark's Insight Earth® 3D seismic interpretation platform MarketWire

Zuora Adds Four Leading Payment Gateways to Z-Payments, Delivering the World's Most Complete Subscription Payments Platform
Zuora, the subscription billing and commerce leader, today announced new partnerships with leading payment gateways and service providers to further position Zuora as the leader in subscription payments MarketWire

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Coming Soon to Nintendo DS(TM)
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, in association with TWC Games, announced today that Spy Kids: All the Time in the World will release on Nintendo DS™ this August MarketWire

Budget Brakes Offers 25% Off Alignments With Any Brake Service
Budget Brakes, providers of affordable, quality brake service, announced today a summer special offering 25% off alignments with any brake service during the month of July. MarketWire

Koshland Pharm Hires New Pharmacist With Veterinary Interest
Koshland Pharm: Custom Compounding Pharmacy is pleased to announce the addition of Maryam Tabatabaei to its staff. An attentive pharmacist with a special interest in customized veterinary medications, Maryam is adding to Koshland Pharm's reputation as a Bay Area pharmacy committed to personalized care. MarketWire

Elephant Talk Announces Agreement With Zain Saudi Arabia
Elephant Talk Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: ETAK) (www.elephanttalk.com), an international provider of business software and services to the telecommunications and financial services industries, announced today that it has come to an agreement with Zain Saudi Arabia to deliver and manage mobile services for Zain Saudi Arabia and Zain mobile brands in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. MarketWire

ElderGadget Celebrates Website Redesign With Giveaway of Top Tech Products
ElderGadget.com, a trusted leading technology review and news site geared toward the dynamic Boomer and senior, today announced the unveiling of its new and improved website designed to help visitors easily select gadgets that meet their individual needs. The new ElderGadget MarketWire

Victory Energy Announces Successful Completion of Tunis Creek Well
Victory Energy Corporation (PINKSHEETS: VYEY), through its partnership with Aurora Energy Partners, today announced the successful completion of its Tunis Creek Oil and Gas Prospect in Pecos County, Texas. The University "6" #1 Tunis Creek well was spud on April 22, 2011 and was completed in the Ellenburger formation on Friday, June 24, 2011. MarketWire

Semaphore Releases SCADA Security Suite for RTU Product Line
Semaphore, a CSE Global company, has released a suite of SCADA security features for the T-BOX MS RTU product line. This functionality is designed to allow users to exploit the extensive, IP/web telemetry capabilities of T-BOX while maintaining a secure network in terms of detection and prevention of intrusions. MarketWire

KCC Approves Prairie Wind Transmission Line Route
The Kansas Corporation Commission on Tuesday approved the transmission line route as filed by Prairie Wind Transmission with modifications based on proposals by some landowners along and near the route. Prairie Wind proposed its route to the KCC after extensive consultation with landowners, state and federal environmental and wildlife agencies and environmental groups MarketWire

Equity Research on Coldwater Creek Inc. and The Talbots, Inc. - If She's Happy, Everybody's Happy
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting Coldwater Creek Inc. (NASDAQ: CWTR) and The Talbots, Inc. (NYSE: TLB). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

Grammy-Winning Singer/Actress Jill Scott Marks First #1 Debut in the Country With New Album "The Light Of The Sun"
Three time Grammy-winning singer/actress Jill Scott triumphantly returns after a four year musical hiatus to mark her first #1 album in the country with "The Light Of The Sun" (Blues Babe/Warner Bros). With sales of over 135k, Scott bests Bon Iver and Adele -- who cites Jill as an inspiration -- for this week's top selling albums across all genres MarketWire

Adara Media Becomes TRUSTed Ads Seal-Holder
Adara Media Inc. announced today that TRUSTe® has certified its Web site under the TRUSTed Ads privacy program, demonstrating Adara Media's commitment to transparency, accountability and consumer choice, the foundations of online privacy MarketWire

VirTra Systems Hires Controller With AMEX / NASDAQ Experience
Bob Ferris, VirTra Systems' CEO (PINKSHEETS: VTSI), today announced that VirTra has hired Mr. Jeff Lliteras as the company's Controller. MarketWire

Tasti D-Lite Adopts Engage121 as Network-Wide Social CRM Solution
In a move that is expected to influence both the franchise industry and the business of Social CRM, Engage121, Inc., a software firm specializing in customer relationship management through social media, announced that Tasti D-Lite has licensed the Engage121 Enterprise Edition. MarketWire

iCrossing Strengthens Strategic Offering With Key Hires
iCrossing (http://news.icrossing.com), a global digital marketing agency, today announced two senior appointments to its strategy team. Shoshana Winter has been named senior vice president strategy and planning in iCrossing's New York office, and Gary Stein has been appointed senior vice president, strategy and planning in the agency's San Francisco office. MarketWire

PharmStar Announces New Product Line Extension
PharmStar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PHAR) (the "Company") today announced that it has added an additional line extension product to Aquaprin™ called "AQUAPRIN CHILDREN & TEENAGERS." MarketWire

Tire International Announces New Tire Recycling and Rubber Products Manufacturing Facility in South Carolina
Gov. Nikki Haley, the South Carolina Department of Commerce, Berkeley County and the Charleston Regional Development Alliance today announced that Tire International (OTCQB: TRIE) (PINKSHEETS: TRIE), a tire recycler and maker of rubber products, is establishing a new recycling and manufacturing facility in Berkeley County. The $25 million investment is expected to generate 150 new jobs. MarketWire

Exterro a "Visionary" in Leading Analyst Firm's First Magic Quadrant on E-Discovery Software
Exterro®, the legal industry's most trusted provider of e-discovery solutions, has been named a "visionary" in Gartner's first Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software*. MarketWire

PHI Group Subsidiary Completes Merger With Humex Medical for Stem Cell Research and Therapy
PHI Group, Inc. (OTCQB: PHIE) (PINKSHEETS: PHIE) (FRANKFURT: PR7), a company focused on M&A consulting services, real estate development, natural resources, energy and special situations, announced today that its subsidiary Provimex, Inc. has completed its merger with Humex Medical Group, Inc., a California corporation, to engage in stem cell research and therapies in Southeast Asia. MarketWire

Healthient Announces RealFruit Line of Fruit Snacks
Healthient, Inc. (OTCBB: SNAX), introduced SnackHealthy brand RealFruit, its newest product in a growing line of "better for you" snacks. The RealFruit product line includes Organic Pineapple, Organic Mango, Apple and Apricot. Each bag of RealFruit contains one full serving of fruit toward the USDA daily recommendation and is made without any added sugar, artificial sweeteners or oils MarketWire

BSQUARE Renews Embedded OEM Distribution Agreement With Microsoft
BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR), a leading enabler of smart, connected devices, today announced the Company has renewed its Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) distribution agreement with Microsoft Corporation for the 13th year MarketWire

Millennial Spending Spikes-With Nowhere to Go But Up
For corporations, the 2011 back-to-school period has a make-or-break urgency. To succeed, corporations must capture 18 to 30-year-old "Millennial" consumers - both because of their enormous spending and taste-influencing power now and because they will be the majority of all consumers in a few years. MarketWire

AisleBuyer Announces Mobile Self-Checkout for BlackBerry
AisleBuyer LLC, the first mobile self-checkout provider, announced today that its mobile self-checkout application for retailers is available for download in the BlackBerry App World. Now, with AisleBuyer's technology, BlackBerry users are able to purchase items in a store without ever having to wait in line. MarketWire

Groom Energy Announces Enterprise Smart Grid
Groom Energy today announced several initiatives and resources to support the emerging Enterprise Smart Grid. The Enterprise Smart Grid is the integration of sub-metering, software and hardware to manage and reduce corporate energy costs. Comprising 16 different vendor categories, Enterprise Smart Grid is currently a $5.2B vendor market in the U.S MarketWire

MedHOK Releases 360ACO(R) to Meet Unique Care Management, Quality Reporting Needs of ACOs
MedHOK, a leading provider of clinical and quality software to the healthcare industry, announced today that it has released 360ACO®, a software solution tailored to meet the specific information and analytics needs of accountable care organizations (ACOs) MarketWire

Demand in Communications Grow - Equity Research on EMCORE Corporation and Finisar Corporation
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ: EMKR) and Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

Equity Research on Westport Innovations Inc. and Magna International Inc. - The Right Parts Make the Drive Smooth
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting Westport Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: WPRT) and Magna International Inc. (NYSE: MGA). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

Equity Research on E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc. and Renren Inc. - Online Service, the New Age Convenience
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc. (NYSE: DANG) and Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

Research Report on Youku.com Inc. and Rediff.com India Limited - Service Through a Screen
Today, www.EquityMarketsInc.com announced its research report highlighting Youku.com Inc. (NYSE: YOKU) and Rediff.com India Limited (NASDAQ: REDF). Full content and research is available at www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php. MarketWire

Research Report on Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. and PharmAthene, Inc. - Gaining in the Bio Pharmaceutical Sector
Today, www.EquityMarketsInc.com announced its research report highlighting Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc . (NASDAQ: VRTX) and PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP). Full content and research is available at www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php. MarketWire

Research Report on TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. and SandRidge Energy, Inc. - Exploration Finds Opportunities Internationally
Today, www.EquityMarketsInc.com announced its research report highlighting TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE Amex: TAT) and SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD). Full content and research is available at www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php. MarketWire

Research Report on Monster Worldwide, Inc. and ManpowerGroup - Recruiting a Strong Workforce
Today, www.EquityMarketsInc.com announced its research report highlighting Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW) and ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN). Full content and research is available at www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php. MarketWire

Socialware Brings Together Leading Financial Services Marketing Executives to Discuss Social Media
Socialware, the leader in social media compliance and engagement, today revealed the gathering of more than 40 marketing executives from 20 financial services firms and representatives from industry organizations to discuss the state of affairs around social media use MarketWire

Slalom Consulting Recognized as 2011 Microsoft Online Services Solution Partner of the Year
Today, Slalom Consulting, a premier business and technology consulting firm, announced it has won the 2011 Microsoft Online Services Solution Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. MarketWire

Slalom Consulting Listed Among Top Finalists for the 2011 Microsoft Digital Marketing Partner of the Year Award
Today, Slalom Consulting, a premier business and technology consulting firm, announced it has been selected as a finalist for the Microsoft Digital Marketing Partner of the Year Award. MarketWire

Cyberbike for Nintendo Wii Crosses the Finish Line and Is Available Now in North America
Bigben Interactive, global designer, manufacturer and distributor of peripherals, today announced that Cyberbike Magnetic Edition, a stationary bike designed exclusively for the Nintendo Wii™ system, is shipping today in North America MarketWire

Proofpoint Appoints David Knight as Executive Vice President of Product Management and Marketing
Proofpoint, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based email security and compliance solutions, today announced that it has appointed David Knight to the position of executive vice president of product management and marketing MarketWire

PeopleBrowsr Introduces Platform 3, the Next-Gen Social Media Analytics, Monitoring and Engagement Solution for Brand Marketers
PeopleBrowsr, the leading provider of social media marketing analytics for brands, today released PeopleBrowsr Platform 3, bringing Google-like technology to real-time social search. It's the only social Platform with 1,000 days of Twitter data, in-stream analytics and cross-network search, built to help marketers find hyper-targeted audiences for instant community engagement MarketWire

Hoover's Connect+(TM) Turns Business Cards Into Actionable Snapshots of Business Insight
Hoover's, Inc., a D&B (NYSE: DNB) company and leading provider of insight and information about companies, industries and key decision makers, today announced the launch of Hoover's® Connect+™, a business card reader that transforms contact data into actionable snapshots of business insight. MarketWire

Mounting Collar From Stafford Manufacturing Features Integral Clamping
Stafford Manufacturing Corp. is introducing custom flange collars that incorporate an integral non-marring clamping feature with a perfectly square flange for shaft mounting or mounting to a tube, or pipe to a flat surface or for attaching drive components and other devices. MarketWire

PacificHealth Laboratories Hires New Ecommerce Manager
PacificHealth Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: PHLI), a nutrition technology company, today announced that it has hired Jason Danzi to manage the Company's ecommerce business. Fred Duffner, CEO and President of PacificHealth Laboratories, said, "Jason's full time responsibilities will include expanding our social media presence and growing our ecommerce revenues." MarketWire

Austin Ventures Promotes Jaime Aguirre to Principal
Austin Ventures ("AV"), a leading $3.9 billion venture capital and growth equity firm, announced today the promotion of Jaime Aguirre to Principal. MarketWire

Appian Delivers Comprehensive Mobile BPM
Appian, the global innovator in enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software, today announced enhancements to its mobile BPM capabilities. Earlier this year, Appian became the first BPM software vendor to deliver native mobile BPM for Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Google Android and RIM BlackBerry devices MarketWire

TRC Team Awarded Contract by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) announced today that the team of TRC and Dvirka and Bartilucci Consulting Engineers (D&B) has been awarded a 7-year contract worth up to $50 million to provide standby engineering services to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) MarketWire

Wyndham Resorts Offer Summer Savings With Getaway Deals
Consumers looking to book a long-awaited summer vacation can enjoy resort getaway offers, including free nights and discounted stays, at popular Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® destinations throughout the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. MarketWire

Arbella Introduces New Employee Giving Program
The Arbella Insurance Group Charitable Foundation ("Arbella") is proud to announce a new initiative designed to support the charitable giving of Arbella employees. The Employee Giving Program provides all employees with the opportunity to personally present a check in the amount of $1,000 to their favorite charity. MarketWire

View Systems Details Joint Venture With Trillacorpe Construction
View Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: VSYM), a security and tele-data solutions provider, announced last week that a joint venture with Trillacorpe Construction is set to commence MarketWire

ElitePennyStock.com Morning Alerts: Sirius, Level 3 Communications, Microsoft, Intel, Pfizer, General Electric, Bank of America, Ford
ElitePennyStock.com is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. ElitePennyStock.com Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

Tentative Agreement Reached on Labor Contract at Stillwater Mine and Processing Facilities
STILLWATER MINING COMPANY (NYSE: SWC) and United Steel Workers International Union reported today that they have reached a tentative agreement on the terms of a new four (4) year labor agreement at the Stillwater Mine and Processing Facilities. MarketWire

Crosshair Drills 0.16% eU3O8 Over 15.5 Feet at Juniper Ridge
Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corp. (TSX: CXX)(NYSE Amex: CXZ) is pleased to announce the first set of results from the ongoing drill program on the Juniper Ridge Uranium Project in southwest Wyoming. The 2011 program is designed to confirm historical results, which indicated that the Project was amenable to an open-pit, heap leach operation MarketWire

EYC Selects Symphony Services for Next Phase of Growth
Symphony Services, a leader in global product engineering services, today announced the addition of EYC as a new client. EYC has hired Symphony Services to accelerate the delivery of the latest version of its flagship technology, EYC Aspects MarketWire

China Direct Industries to Commence Iron Ore Shipments to China From Its Bolivian Operations in the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal 2011
China Direct Industries, Inc. ("China Direct Industries") (NASDAQ: CDII), a U.S MarketWire

With Release of ISO 50001, EnerNOC Sees Substantial Opportunity to Advance Energy Management
EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leading provider of energy management applications and services, today announced its strong support for ISO 50001, a recently released international standard for energy management practices MarketWire

Cloudera Unveils Industry's First Full Lifecycle Management and Automated Security Solution for Apache Hadoop Deployments
Cloudera Inc., the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software and services, continues to drive enterprise adoption of Apache Hadoop with new software that makes it simpler than ever to run and manage Hadoop throughout the entire operational lifecycle of a system. The company today announced the immediate availability of Cloudera Enterprise 3 MarketWire

Nevolution Launches Windows PC App Store
Nevolution (www.nevolution.com) -- the startup that insists Mac and mobile users shouldn't have all the fun when it comes to finding great software -- today announced the public beta launch of its Avenue™ app store for Windows PC software. MarketWire

Targus Welcomes David E. Winkle as New Vice President of Retail Sales
Targus® Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, announced today that it has appointed David E. Winkle as the new Vice President of Retail Sales for the U.S. In his new role, David will lead the U.S. sales team to increase revenue and drive sales strategy and execution. MarketWire

LRAD Corporation Announces Opening LRAD(R) Order From Israel's Ministry of Defense
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), announced today it has received an opening LRAD systems order from Israel's Ministry of Defense. The initial $293,000 order for LRAD 100X and 500X systems will ship this quarter. MarketWire

Charles & Colvard Appoints Robert Curry Vice President - Merchandise, Production and Distribution
Charles & Colvard, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTHR), the sole manufacturer of created moissanite gemstones, The Most Brilliant Jewel in the World®, today announced that Robert Curry has joined the Company's management team as Vice President - Merchandise, Production and Distribution. MarketWire

SEFE, Inc. Announces Issuance of Patent for Atmospheric Electrical Generator
SEFE, Inc. (OTCBB: SEFE) (OTCQB: SEFE), an alternative energy company focused on harvesting static electricity from the atmosphere and translating it into a form for usable power, announces that it has been issued patent 7,855,476B2 for its Atmospheric Electrical Generator. The patent, filed in 2008 by SEFE Chief Technology Officer Mark Ogram but owned by SEFE, Inc MarketWire

1st Global Posts on FGBF's OTC Markets Website Updates
1st Global Financial Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FGBF), an asset based holding company today announced that the Company on its OTC Markets website FGBF financial page has posted an update on the $200,000,000 Bond offering. [http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/FGBF/quote] The Bond offering will provide the Capital to complete several of 1st Global Real Estate purchases. MarketWire

ForeScout Offers Network Access Control Competitive Trade-In
In conjunction with the recent report "The Forrester Wave™: Network Access Control, Q2 2011," which ranked ForeScout Technologies the top rated performer in both strength of current product offering and strategy, ForeScout invites IT organizations to trade in their current NAC product and take advantage of ForeScout's award-winning CounterACT Virtual Appliance at an attractive discount MarketWire

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Leverages Oracle Enterprise Content Management Suite to Improve Intergovernmental Collaboration
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Oracle Buys Pillar Data Systems
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Bmitchlive.TV Presents a LIVE "Tribute to the Troops" Special From Headquarters Marine Corps in Arlington, Virginia This Thursday
On Thursday, June 30th 2011, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Brian Mitchell will host a LIVE streaming tribute from Henderson Hall, Headquarters Marine Corps in Arlington, Virginia. With more than 400 military personnel from all branches, DoD and civilians expected to attend, the show will honour our brave men and women who sacrifice so much for our freedom MarketWire

Allied Fiber Announces a Planned Dark Fiber Network to DuPont Fabros' Piscataway, New Jersey Data Center
Allied Fiber, the owner, builder and operator of a network-neutral, dark fiber cable system and DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT), the owner, developer and operator of highly specialized, secure, network-neutral wholesale data centers, today announce they have signed an agreement to connect Allied's long-haul dark fiber system to DFT's Piscataway, NJ data center, commonly known as NJ1 MarketWire

Berry Encourages Residents to Recycle Outdated Telephone Directories This Month; Hosts Three Collection Events
The Berry Company (www.berrymeansbusiness.com), publisher of the Alaska Communications Systems (ACS) Yellow Pages, is hosting three collection events in Anchorage as part of its annual directory recycling program. The events will take place from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the following locations: MarketWire

AddThis First Sharing Platform to Offer Fully Optimized Mobile Solution
Clearspring, provider of the largest online content sharing platform, announced today that its AddThis platform now enables publishers developing applications on leading mobile devices such as the iPhone and iPad to add social sharing capabilities and track how that sharing impacts application usage MarketWire

Stamps.com Wins Gold Medal at American Teleservices Association West Coast Call Center Olympics
Stamps.com® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS® postage online and shipping software to approximately 400,000 customers, won the Gold Medal for Best Innovation in Customer Service at the Call Center Olympics presented by the American Teleservices Association West Coast Chapter. MarketWire

WhitePages Expands Mobile Portfolio With New Windows(R) Phone Application That Turns Phones Into a Comprehensive On-the-Go Directory
As part of its ongoing mission to help consumers connect with confidence while on-the-go, WhitePages (http://www.whitepages.com), the largest and most trusted online directory, today announced the launch of a new free Windows Phone app MarketWire

Luxury Watch Retailer Ashford.com Uses Oracle ATG Web Commerce to Introduce Personalized Membership Club
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Dry Eye Patients Gather at the Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation's National Dry Eye Patient Conference
Over 100 Dry Eye patients attended the National Dry Eye Patient Conference on Saturday, June 25, sponsored by the Sjögrens Syndrome Foundation and hosted at the Ora Clinical Research Center in Andover, MA. Top Dry Eye researchers including George Ousler, Dr. Michael Lemp, Dr. David Evans, Dr. John Pietrantonio, and Dr. Gail Torkildsen presented at the conference. MarketWire

Yodil, Inc. Signs Agreement With Synergy Coverage Solutions
Yodil, Inc., a provider of business intelligence (BI), data analytics, and management reporting to the insurance industry, has signed a service agreement with Synergy Coverage Solutions (SCS), an MGA specializing in workers' compensation coverage. SCS will buy the full complement of Yodil's data analytics and BI reporting services. MarketWire

Dachis Group Expands Social Business Summit 2012 Global Series
Dachis Group, the world's leader in Social Business, announced today the dates and locations for the third annual Social Business Summit global series. MarketWire

Pacific Sands, Inc. Expects to Report Record Annual Revenue and Earnings in Fiscal 2011
Pacific Sands, Inc. (OTCQB: PFSD) (PINKSHEETS: PFSD) (www.pacificsands MarketWire

New Research Shows How Lack of Information Impacts Channel Sales Teams; Data Focuses on Incentive Programs and Customer Segmentation
Channelinsight, a leading provider of cloud-based channel sales management solutions, today announces new research that highlights how the lack of information available to channel sales executives results in loss of revenue and opportunity MarketWire

Wilbur-Ellis Company Celebrates 90 Years in Business
Wilbur-Ellis Company, an international marketer and distributor of agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and ingredients, marks its 90-year anniversary this month. The company, founded in 1921 by Brayton Wilbur, Sr., Floyd Ellis, and Thomas Franck, began as an import-export brokerage trading business that focused on fishmeal, fish oil and by-products. MarketWire

The Results Are In -- Virtual Training Is Simply Better
ON24, the global leader in webcasting and virtual event solutions, today announced survey results illustrating the growing acceptance by human resources and training professionals of virtual solutions for corporate training and HR applications MarketWire

Cott Beverages Inc.'s Star PhytoNutrients Division Licenses Rutgers Cranberry Anti-Adhesion Patents
Cott Beverages Inc., a subsidiary of Cott Corporation (NYSE: COT) (TSX: BCB), the world's largest private label beverage company, announced today that its Star PhytoNutrients division has licensed patents owned by Rutgers University from Gencor Nutrients Inc. U.S MarketWire

Coveo Receives 2011 CRM Excellence Award From Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine
Coveo, a provider of Enterprise Search 2.0-powered Knowledge 360 Solutions, today announced that its Knowledge 360 Solutions for Customer Service were named a winner of the 2011 CRM Excellence Awards presented by Customer Interaction Solutions magazine, the premier publication in the CRM, contact center and teleservices industries since 1982. MarketWire

Voxify Leads the Pack in Ovum's Cloud IVR Decision Matrix
Voxify®, the company that delivers customized, fully-integrated self-service solutions, has been awarded the top category for a speech application vendor in Ovum's "Cloud-based Speech Self-Service Solutions Decision Matrix MarketWire

Metro Network Services Launches Turn-Key Optical Networking Systems Integrator Solutions
Metro Network Services (Metro|NS), a leading optical network planning, design, construction and maintenance firm, announces today the launch of its optical networking systems integrator solutions. With the ability to build, design and manage optical networks, Metro|NS offers full, turn-key solutions for both enterprise and telecommunications companies looking to build optical networks MarketWire

Rosendin Electric Uses Oracle SOA Suite 11g to Automate B2B Electronic Data Interchange With Major Vendors
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Barkerville Releases Year End Results
J. Frank Callaghan, President and CEO of Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BGM)(FRANKFURT: IWUB) (the "Company" or "Barkerville") has released the Company's financial statements for the year end February 28, 2011. Please see the Audited Annual Financial Statement and MD&A filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. MarketWire

MomentumHunter.com Morning Alerts: Fibrocell Science, Xinde Technology, Jammin Java, Greenwood Gold Resources, Sino Forest, Bebida Beverage, Global Earth Energy and Portage Resources
MomentumHunter.com is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. MomentumHunter.com Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

WABCO Announces Supply Agreement for New Generation of Trailer Air Disc Brakes With One of Europe's Largest Manufacturers of Commercial Trailers
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) (www.wabco-auto.com), a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced that it has entered into a long term agreement with one of Europe's largest manufacturers of commercial trailers to supply WABCO's new generation of air disc brakes for trailer axles, starting with series production in 2013. MarketWire

Russell Asia Pacific Index Outperforms the Russell Fundamental Asia Pacific Index YTD Through June 27
The Russell Asia Pacific Index slightly outperformed the Russell Fundamental Asia Pacific Index year-to-date through June 27, 2011. Both Indexes have reflected negative returns for 2011, with the Russell Asia Pacific Index posting a loss of 3.6% and the Russell Fundamental Asia Pacific Index reflecting a loss of 4%. MarketWire

AVEC Corp. and GCC International Form Partnership for Upstream Technology Acquisitions
AVEC Corporation ("AVEC") (PINKSHEETS: AVEC) (FRANKFURT: BAE1) announced today it has signed a partnership agreement with GCC International (www.gccinternational1.com) for Upstream Technology Acquisitions and MEA (Middle East - Africa) Marketing. MarketWire

South Dakota Highway Patrol Orders New TASER X2 ECD for Every Patrol Officer
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), a global provider of safety technologies that prevent conflict, protect life, and resolve disputes, today announced an order for 165 TASER® X2™ electronic control devices (ECDs) and related accessories for the South Dakota Highway Patrol. The X2 is the latest ECD model from TASER with a dual-shot semi-automatic capability. MarketWire

American Petro-Hunter Commences Oil Sales From Two New Wells at North Oklahoma Project
American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") is very pleased to advise that the inaugural sale of production from the NOM1H (horizontal well) and NOS122 oil wells will be shipped from the North Oklahoma Project storage tanks on July 1st to Sunoco, the purchaser of production from the project. MarketWire

ADP AdvancedMD Announces Expansion, Accelerated Hiring Plans
ADP® AdvancedMD, a leader in cloud solutions for practice management, electronic health records (EHR), and billing applications, today announced plans to expand its workforce by 45 percent. The company expects to add up to 100 new jobs locally this year in response to strong demand for its medical practice solutions nationwide. MarketWire

HotCloud Mobile, Inc. Establishing Wholesale Mobile Equipment Subsidiary
HotCloud Mobile, Inc. (OTCBB: HOTM), a vertically integrated wireless telecommunications company that operates three business units: Products; services; and content, stated today that it is establishing a wholly-owned subsidiary, Stars Wireless, Inc., to build out a multi-channel distribution infrastructure and manage retail and wholesale channels, including the HotCloudMobile MarketWire

Full Swing Golf Simulators: Exclusive With Wade Hampton Golf Club
Full Swing Golf, the worldwide leader in golf simulators, is pleased to announce it has entered an exclusive agreement with famed Wade Hampton Golf Club in North Carolina. MarketWire

New Survey From M86 Security and Osterman Research Reveals Enterprises Accept Malware Attacks as Cost of Business
New data shows that while cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated, targeted and dynamic, organizations of all sizes are challenged to successfully protect their employees, data and networks, but seem to be accepting cybercrime as a fact of life MarketWire

Stifel Financial Expands Its Financial Institutions Group With Two Senior Investment Banking Professionals
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced the expansion of its Financial Institutions Group ("FIG") with the addition of Jean-Luc Servat and Eric M. Corrigan as Managing Directors in the firm's Investment Banking Group. Mr. Servat is based in the San Francisco office dedicated to West Coast depositories, and Mr MarketWire

Florida's Crystal River Nuclear to Continue Costly Repairs, Plans to Restart in 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Progress Energy Incorporated (NYSE:PGN) (Raleigh, North Carolina) announced this week that a decision has been made to continue the costly repairs on the problematic 838-megawatt (MW) Unit 3 of the Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant in Citrus County, Florida MarketWire

U.S. Industrial Manufacturing Industry Capital Expenditures Should Increase in Second Half of 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- After two years of spending reductions, thanks to the recession and its associated plant closures and layoffs, the U.S. Industrial Manufacturing Industry has seen its overall capital and maintenance spending increase MarketWire

OC Law Firms to Participate in Summer Internship Mentoring Program for Low-Income Minority Teens
Fifty-three students have been placed as interns at Orange County law firms and law-related businesses participating in the Project SELF (Summer Employment in Law Firm) program, providing low-income, minority high school juniors a hands-on summer internship. MarketWire

Gold Resource Corporation Declares Twelfth Special Cash Dividend
Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE Amex: GORO) is pleased to announce it has declared its June Special Cash Dividend of $0.04 per common share payable on July 22, 2011 to shareholders of record as of July 11, 2011. Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in southern Mexico. MarketWire

Award-Winning Digital Marketing Agency Zeta Interactive Selects Searchmetrics as a Premier Search Analytics Partner
Searchmetrics, the world leader in search analytics software, today announced that it has been tapped by Zeta Interactive as a premier search analytics partner MarketWire

Indosat Leverages Evolving Systems' DSA Solution to Deliver New Product and Tariff Plan
Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL), a leading provider of software solutions and services to the wireless, wireline and cable markets, today announced that Indosat's new product and tariff plan for wireless customers, called "Indosat Mobile," is being exclusively offered via Evolving Systems' Dynamic SIM Allocation™ (DSA) solution. MarketWire

Teleflora Florists Continue the Tradition of Distributing Flowers and Smiles in Their Communities
Teleflora, the world's leading flower wire service, offering only hand-arranged, hand-delivered floral arrangements, announced today its plans for Make Someone Smile® Week, the floral industry's leading benevolent program running from Sunday, July 17 through Saturday, July 23 MarketWire

The Radicati Group Releases "Email Archiving Market, 2011-2015"
The Radicati Group, Inc.'s latest study, "Email Archiving Market, 2011-2015," offers an in-depth analysis of the market for on-premises as well as cloud (i.e. hosted) Email Archiving products and services. It provides market size, installed base and revenue market share by vendor, four-year forecasts, email traffic and storage statistics, legislation, and an analysis of key players. MarketWire

Allied Electronics Achieves Perfect Safety Evaluation
Allied Electronics recently received a perfect score on its annual safety inspection by FM Global. The report is used for insurance underwriting purposes and to bring hazards and areas for improvement to clients' attention. MarketWire

CyberShift Workforce Management Experts to Provide Insight and Demonstrations During NYS SHRM's Annual Conference
WHO: Subject matter experts from CyberShift, a global provider of Workforce Management and Expense Management software and services WHAT: Will be available to provide first-hand industry expertise and Workforce Management solution demonstrations during the New York State Society for Human Resource Management's (NYS SHRM) 2011 Conference and Solution Center MarketWire

Lombard Risk Expands Collateral Management Team With Business Experts from Credit Suisse and Daiwa
Lombard Risk Management plc (LSE: LRM) ("Lombard Risk"),a leading provider of integrated collateral management, liquidity and regulatory reporting solutions for the financial services industry, today announces2 key business appointments to the COLLINE collateral management team. MarketWire

Guerrero Adds Institutional Investment Banking Services Expert, Kevin Ernst Joins Advisory Board; Engages Ernst Capital Partners Inc.
Guerrero Exploration Inc. ("Guerrero" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE: GEX) is pleased to announce that Mr. Kevin Ernst has joined the Advisory Board and that the Corporation has engaged Ernst Capital Partners Inc. MarketWire

Poynt Adds Depth and Breadth to Local Search in Italy With Seat PG
Poynt Corporation (the "Company" or "Poynt Corp.") (TSX VENTURE: PYN), a leading provider of mobile local search services, and the Italy-based local business search company, SEAT Pagine Gialle ("Seat PG"), are pleased to announce the availability of directory listings information for Italy, in the Poynt application ("Poynt" or the "App") MarketWire

KPMG CONFIRMS RTFX ASSET MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE
PRESS RELEASE - 27.06.2011 KPMG CONFIRMS RTFX ASSET MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE RTFX Ltd launched its Forex Managed Accounts in the later part of 2009. RTFX General Manager, Andrew Zarb Mizzi, stated that "the RTFX AssetManagementService has experienced tremendous success and continues to fill animportantvacuum in the growing demand within the forex market MarketWire

University General Health System, Inc. Announces Acquisition of TrinityCare Senior Living Communities
University General Health System, Inc MarketWire

Randgold-Notification of major interest in shares
RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITEDIncorporated in Jersey, Channel IslandsReg. No. 62686LSE Trading Symbol: RRSNasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLDTR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES(i)1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED are attached: (ii)2 MarketWire

Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (SFMI) Updates Building Progress of Its Smelter Complex and Other Company's Activities
Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (OTCBB: SFMI) wanted to bring its shareholders up to date on a variety of the Company's current work-in-progress at its mill/mine located in Murphy, Idaho. MarketWire

Eastern Property Holdings Concludes Real Estate Transaction
Eastern Property Holdings Limited (EPH) /Eastern Property Holdings Concludes Real Estate Transaction. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

SHARE REPURCHASE 29.6.2011
Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT         29.6.2011  SHARE REPURCHASE 29.6.2011 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date29.6.2011    Bourse tradeBUYShareSTQ1VAmount5.000sharesTotal cost5 GlobeNewswire

MESSAGE FROM ALDATA'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS ON THE NOTIFICATION REGARDING A CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP
Aldata Solution OyjSTOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE29 June 2011 at 6.00 p.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

New chairman of the KION Group Supervisory Board
KION GROUP GmbH /New chairman of the KION Group Supervisory Board. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

KLM operates first scheduled flight on biokerosene
AMSTELVEEN, 29 June 2011 - KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today became the first airline in the world to operate a commercial flight carrying 171 passengers on biokerosene. Flight KL1233 - a Boeing 737-800 - took off this afternoon at 12:30 hours from Schiphol bound for Charles de Gaulle in Paris carrying 171 passengers GlobeNewswire

Large material handling order in Morocco awarded to FLSmidth
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 16-2011, 29 June 2011. GlobeNewswire

Nordea's second quarter report 2011 will be presented on Tuesday 19 July 2011
The press release will be published approximately 7.00 CET. GlobeNewswire

STOREBRAND ASA - INVITATION TO RESULT PRESENTATIONS
GlobeNewswire

Announcement of shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 15-2011, 29 June 2011. GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä and Jiangsu CuiXing Marine Offshore Engineering to establish a joint venture for manufacturing medium-speed marine engines in China
Wärtsilä Corporation, Company Announcement, 29 June 2011, at 1.15 pm (EET)  Wärtsilä and Jiangsu CuiXing Marine Offshore Engineering Co. Ltd. have agreed to establish a joint venture for manufacturing Wärtsilä 26 and Wärtsilä 32 medium-speed marine engines in China. The agreement was signed today in Nantong, China GlobeNewswire

Incap opens an office in Hong Kong
INCAP CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 29 June 2011 at 11 a.m. GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth to supply equipment for copper mine in Zambia
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 14-2011, 29 June 2011. GlobeNewswire

Taxpayers gain SEK 8.1 billion from The Debt Office's active borrowing
During the financial crisis, the Debt Office considered the Swedish krona to be unreasonably weak. In the course of 2009, we therefore shifted a large part of the borrowing, equivalent to SEK 50 billion, to foreign currency. This additional foreign currency exposure has now been wound up. Our active management of the central government debt has generated a profit of over SEK 8 billion. GlobeNewswire

Atea Announces Reselling of Microsoft Office 365
Atea ASA /Atea Announces Reselling of Microsoft Office 365. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä to deliver two major dynamic grid reserve power plants to secure electricity supply in Estonia
Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to supply two complete power plants with a total output of 250 MW for Elering AS, the Estonian transmission system operator. The total value of the order is EUR 129 million. The first power plant is scheduled to be in operation in the spring 2013, with the second unit due to be operational by the autumn 2014 GlobeNewswire

Actelion provides an update on the award provision in regard to Asahi litigation
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Actelion provides an update on the award provision in regard to Asahi litigation. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

LONDON MINING - MARAMPA BARGING AND TRANSHIPMENT CONTRACTS SIGNED
barging and transhipment contracts signed for Phase 1  GlobeNewswire

Net Insight selected for contribution network by Kordia in New Zealand
STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Net Insight, a leading developer of efficient and scalable transport solutions for media, IP and broadcast networks, has been selected for the Auckland metro network by broadcast and telecommunications company Kordia in New Zealand. GlobeNewswire

NOTIFICATION REGARDING A CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP
Aldata Solution OyjSTOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE29 June 2011 at 6.00 p.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä CME Zhenjiang Propeller Co Ltd inaugurates its new state-of-the-art Controllable Pitch Propeller factory in China
Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 29 June 2011 GlobeNewswire

IBt Bebig Changes Its Name to Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG
IBt Bebig Changes Its Name to Eckert & Ziegler BEBIGJune 29, 2011Seneffe, Belgium, June 29, 2011, IBt Bebig (Reuters: IBTH.BR - Bloomberg: IBTB BB), a global leader in brachytherapy, announced today that it has changed its corporate name to Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG S.A. GlobeNewswire

Applied Materials Reveals Breakthrough RTP Technology for the 20nm Era
Revolutionary design positions Applied at the forefront of RTP for multiple generations Only RTP system to overcome yield-limiting hot spots in the chip, enabling the production of more high-performance devices per wafer Live webcast today at 10 a.m. PDT at www.becauseinnovationmatters.com SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 29, 2011 - Applied Materials, Inc GlobeNewswire

Northland and Peab to Form a Joint Venture for Managing the Transport of Iron Concentrate from Kaunisvaara to Narvik Port
Luxembourg, June 29, 2011: Northland Resources S.A GlobeNewswire

Celtic Minerals (CNSX:CWE) Begins Trading on the CNSX - Video Summary of Company Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, June 28, 2011 - Toronto based Celtic Minerals (CNSX:CWE) is one of the latest new listings on the Canadian National Stock Exchange, better known as the CNSX. GlobeNewswire

NONG: New equity capital registered
Reference is made to the stock exchange notice in 21 June 2011 in connection with the completed private placement in SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge.  The bank has also converted NOK 999 937 from the savings bank's fund into 32 226 new equity certificates for which the Sparebankstiftelsen SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge, the Foundation, become the owner GlobeNewswire

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