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Fujitsu Releases Primesoft Server v1.1
Fujitsu today announced the release of Primesoft Server v1.1, the latest version of its high-speed, in-memory data management software that combines high availability and scalability to enable microsecond (one-millionth of a second)-level processing, available in Japan only ACN Newswire

Panasonic and UNESCO Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement
Panasonic Corporation and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre today announced a strategic partnership agreement to promote sustainable development through World Heritage conservation and environmental education for the next generation.Panasonic aims to be the "No. 1 Green Innovation Company in the Electronics Industry" by 2018, its 100th anniversary ACN Newswire

UnionTown Energy Inc. (UTOG) Completes and Executes Agreement to Earn Into the 11,000 Acre Teton River Prospect in Montana
UnionTown Energy Inc. (OTCBB: UTOG) is pleased to announce that it has entered into agreements to earn into the 11,000 acre Teton River Prospect located in Montana. MarketWire

Williams Controls Announces Increased International Demand
Williams Controls (NASDAQ: WMCO) announced today significant increases in business activity in Russia and Turkey MarketWire

HWI Global Reports LOI to Form Joint Venture Developing Green Solution to Traditional Fluorescent and Incandescent Clean Room Lighting
HWI Global, Inc. (OTCBB: HWIC), the Pittsburgh based clean room design-builder, reports a Letter of Intent to form a Joint Venture with Enigma Concepts, a technical research and development company. Enigma Concepts plans to work with HWI Global developing a new, cutting edge lighting solution with enhanced scotopic value, a 'green solution' to traditional fluorescent and incandescent lighting MarketWire

Moog Acquires Crossbow Technology Inc.
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) announced today that it has acquired Crossbow Technology Inc. Crossbow, headquartered in Milpitas, CA, is a designer and manufacturer of acceleration sensors that are integrated into inertial navigation and guidance systems. The products are used in a variety of aerospace, defense and transportation applications MarketWire

APICS The Association for Operations Management Joins New Supply Chain and Logistics Certification Network
APICS The Association for Operations Management is pleased to announce that it has joined the new Supply Chain and Logistics Certification Network as a Charter Member. MarketWire

Student Cyclists Ride Across the U.S. to Help Children in Poverty Through Compassion International
A senior and graduate of Corban University in Salem, Ore., have big plans this summer as they prepare to bike across the United States to raise thousands of dollars for children in poverty in Guatemala through Compassion International, the world's largest Christian child development and sponsorship organization. MarketWire

Easton Pharmaceuticals Announces Plan to Introduce Products for Treating Female Sexual Arousal Disorders Providing Alternatives to Ineffective Hormonal Therapies
Easton Pharmaceuticals Inc (OTC: EAPH), a specialty pharmaceutical company that designs, develops and markets topically-delivered healthcare products, released details of its plan for introducing Viorra™ cosmeceutical retail products in North America, South America, and Mexico MarketWire

Silvercorp's Form 40-F Available on Website
Silvercorp Metals Inc. (TSX: SVM)(NYSE: SVM) ("Silvercorp" or the "Company") has filed its Annual Report on Form 40-F for the year ended March 31, 2011, via EDGAR to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on June 3, 2011. The Form 40-F will be posted on the Company's website at www.silvercorp.ca under the Annual Reports webpage in the Financials section MarketWire

Xploderz Explodes Onto the Blaster Marketplace
Move over waterguns and foam darts -- there's a new blaster in town, and it's called Xploderz. Launched this spring by the Maya Group, Xploderz is now the fastest growing blaster line in the USA. MarketWire

The PVIPE Group Inks Business Deal With Black Radio Exclusive Magazine for Representation in Southwestern United States
Phoenix VIP Events and PVIPE Media (The PVIPE Group) have agreed to represent the southwest United States for Black Radio Exclusive (BRE) Magazine, the nation's premiere magazine for Black entertainment and news. MarketWire

Highwoods Properties Voluntarily Withdraws Series A Preferred Stock From Listing on NYSE
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW), one of the largest owners and operators of office properties in the Southeast, today announced that it has elected to voluntarily withdraw its 8 5/8% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares from listing on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") MarketWire

LoCatI Global Holdings, LLC Acquires Broadcast Marketing Group, Inc.
LoCatI Global Holdings, LLC, a Nevada Limited Liability Corporation, in a strategic move has acquired Broadcast Marketing Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BDCM), a Florida Corporation. Member Manager of LoCatI Holdings, LLC Dwight Jory announced the strategic acquisition of Broadcast Marketing Group, Inc., May 11, 2011 MarketWire

Studies Examine School Funding, Student Achievement
As the Texas Legislature prepares to vote on a budget that could cut billions of dollars in public education funding, studies by Sam Houston State education professors find that these actions could prove the idiom a "penny-wise, pound-foolish." MarketWire

Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. Holds Eighteenth Annual General Meeting
Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. ("TEN") (NYSE: TNP) announced today that the Company conducted its Annual General Meeting (AGM), with 89.9% of its common shares represented in person or by proxy. All of the resolutions proposed were approved by at least 95.1% of the votes cast at the meeting. In particular: MarketWire

The 12th Annual 'Get On The Bus' Event: Uniting Children With Their Mothers and Fathers in Prison
Center for Restorative Justice Works and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) are again bringing hundreds of children to visit their fathers in prison on Father's Day during this 12th Annual Get On The Bus event. MarketWire

Euroseas Ltd. Announces Date for the 2011 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders and Availability of 2010 Annual Report on Form 20-F
Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA), an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced today that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders will be held at the offices of Seward & Kissel LLP, One Battery Park Plaza, 23rd Floor, New York, New York 10004 on Friday, June 24, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. EDT MarketWire

Manufacturing Executive Announces Additional Manufacturing Leadership Council Members
Manufacturing Executive, the top global community for manufacturing leadership, today announced the addition of 11 members to its Manufacturing Leadership Council, an exclusive group devoted to shaping the future of the manufacturing industry. "We are happy to welcome leaders from PepsiCo MarketWire

First Australian Idol Winner and Platinum Selling Superstar Down Under, Guy Sebastian, Sets His Sights on the U.S. With 'Who's That Girl' (Featuring Hip-Hop Star Eve), Already One of the Best Selling Singles in Australian Music History
The same week that this year's "American Idol" finalists Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina were battling it out for the title, Guy Sebastian -- one of the world's most successful Idol winners, who took the first "Australian Idol" crown in 2003 -- was in Los Angeles collaborating with various songwriters and working on material for an upcoming EP that will mark his official U.S. debut. MarketWire

SIB Development & Consulting Expands Workforce and Office Space
SIB Development & Consulting, a company that helps businesses save money on their monthly recurring expenses, today announced plans to add up to 14 new employees in the next 6 months. The company recently doubled its square footage by moving to a new location at 288 Meeting Street in downtown Charleston from its previous location in West Ashley. MarketWire

'American Idols Live' Dominates TicketNews' May Events Rankings
Fans have made "American Idol" one of the most popular reality shows in television history, and in May 2011, they helped the American Idols Live tour debut at No.1 in TicketNews' exclusive events rankings, compiled from May 1-31. MarketWire

Investment Fraud Attorneys Holding Town-Hall Meeting in Boston to Discuss Inofin Fraud Case
Levin Papantonio, one of the nation's top securities law firms (http://www.stockbrokerattorney.com/), announced today that it will be holding a town hall meeting in Boston on Thursday, June 9th for investors who have suffered losses from the recent $110 million Inofin fraud alleged by the SEC. The event will take place at the Nine Zero Hotel in the Imagine Room MarketWire

Why Not Fire the Managers?
In the face of tough economic times, fear and courage are two sides of the same coin to Randall Hatcher. MarketWire

According to HealthView Services, Financial Companies Increase Value by Addressing Medicare Gaps in Retirement Planning
Millions of Americans will face the potentially devastating impact of healthcare costs and Medicare coverage gaps on their retirement security, according to Ron Mastrogiovanni, President of HealthView Services, a software firm specializing in financial planning, retirement planning, retirement income management, and health risk assessment tools and solutions MarketWire

Hansen Medical Names Peter J. Mariani Chief Financial Officer
Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNSN), a global leader in flexible robotics and the developer of robotic technology for accurate 3D control of catheter movement, today announced that veteran financial executive Peter J. Mariani has been named Chief Financial Officer, effective June 20. He will report directly to President and Chief Executive Officer Bruce Barclay. MarketWire

Angel Acquisition Corp Continues Development of Angels In Action
Angel Acquisition Corp (PINKSHEETS: AGEL) announced today that Gate Global Impact, LLC (www.gateimpact.com) has increased their involvement and participation in Angels In Action (www.angelsinaction.tv). The Company is working on strategic improvements of the AIA platform and a roll-out plan. MarketWire

Direct Primary Care Coalition Applauds Sen. Hatch and Rep. Paulsen for Including Direct Primary Care Services in Proposed Legislation to Expand Qualified Medical Expenses
The Direct Primary Care Coalition today announced their support for language in the Family and Retirement Health Investment Act of 2011, sponsored by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN), which would allow monthly fees for direct primary care services to be treated as "qualified medical expenses" under Section 213(d) of the Internal Revenue Code MarketWire

UMED Holdings, Inc. Announces Agreement to Commercialize New Natural Gas to Liquid (GTL) Technology Created by the University of Texas at Arlington
UMED Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UMED), a Texas Corporation, announces a licensing agreement with The University of Texas at Arlington and 1st Resource Group, Inc. (1RG) of Fort Worth for a new and efficient process for converting natural gas to clean, synthetic fuels (GTL). UMED has entered into an agreement with 1RG to commercialize this new GTL process. MarketWire

Hearst Ranch Grass-Fed Beef Available at Whole Foods Market
Pioneering a new culinary movement, Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) introduces seasonal Hearst Ranch Grass-fed Beef MarketWire

Mark G. Anderson Selected to Manage Renovation of the Calgary Marriott
Project Management firm Mark G. Anderson Consultants ("MGAC") has been selected to manage the renovation of the Calgary Marriott located in downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This 374-room, 23-floor luxury hotel offers the largest hotel rooms in the city, with expansive views of this iconic location MarketWire

Are Our Kids Getting Fatter and Hungrier?
If the war against childhood obesity was a race, America would still be at the starting line. MarketWire

Golf Fest Swings Into Vegas June 9-10 at Angel Park Golf Club
On Thursday, June 9th and Friday, June 10th from 12 noon - 9pm, Golf Fest presented by the Las Vegas Review Journal will be held at Angel Park Golf Club. Now in its 14th year, with annual shows in San Diego, Vegas and Phoenix, Golf Fest provides golfers the opportunity to meet all the major club companies direct as they see and experience everything new in golf MarketWire

Wearable Robot Powers Paraplegics Up to Get Them Standing and Walking
What: Washington, DC demonstration of eLEGS http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcM0ruq28dc, a new wearable robot -- or exoskeleton -- used by patients with lower extremity paralysis or weakness. An artificially intelligent, bionic, battery-powered and ready-to-wear device, eLEGS powers wheelchair users up to get them standing and walking again MarketWire

HotCloud Mobile, Inc. Expects Mobile Apps to Outsell CDs by Next Year
HotCloud Mobile, Inc. (OTCBB: HOTM) a vertically integrated wireless telecommunications company that operates three business units: products, services and content, commented today that worldwide demand for mobile applications is set to explode in the next three years. The total value of the market could grow to $17.5 billion, according to a recent report MarketWire

Is It Really Your Fault That You're Fat?
As Americans, we represent the fattest nation on the planet, and it's killing us. MarketWire

Howie D Invites Fans to "100" Countdown Contest Leading to Worldwide Music Video Premiere Exclusively on MusicMatrix.com
In the midst of the NKOTBSB Tour and a sizzling performance on The Today Show this morning, Backstreet Boys Howie D (Howie Dorough) kicks off the official music video and first of three interactive contests for his hot new single "100" exclusively on MusicMatrix.com. MusicMatrix, born from the genius of Encounter Technologies, Inc MarketWire

cei (Coating Excellence International) Announces a Flexible Packaging Acquisition
cei (Coating Excellence International), www.coatingexcellence.com, the market leading flexible packaging and technical products company, today announced the purchase of the flexible packaging business of ECP's Brantford Ontario plant. MarketWire

Barrette Outdoor Living Adds Ten to Enhance ActiveYards(TM) Brand
Barrette Outdoor Living announces the addition of ten outside sales representatives that have joined and are actively participating in the sales and marketing efforts of its ActiveYards™ brand. ActiveYards™ offers an extensive, professional grade vinyl and aluminum fencing product line MarketWire

NeighborWorks America Commences NeighborWorks Week
Today NeighborWorks® America kicked off the 28th annual NeighborWorks® Week -- a week-long opportunity for thousands of volunteers to help make their communities healthy, sustainable places to live, work, and play. From Poughkeepsie, N.Y., to Waipahu, Hawaii, more than 200 events are being held during NeighborWorks Week, June 4-11, 2011. MarketWire

RADD College Program Educates Hundreds of Students About Driver Safety at UC Irvine's ReggaeFest
On a sunny day, UCI students enjoyed mai-tais and mojitos... minus the alcohol. Just steps away from the beer garden at UC Irvine's annual ReggaeFest concert, about 500 RADD Designated Driver Rewards Cards were distributed, along with nearly 800 non-alcoholic drinks, all while students participated in activities that promoted driver safety. MarketWire

AdCare Health Systems Appoints Martin D. Brew as CFO
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADK), a leading skilled nursing and assisted living provider, has appointed Martin D. Brew as chief financial officer effective as of the company's annual shareholder meeting today, Friday, June 3, 2011. Brew succeeds Scott Cunningham, who will be departing AdCare at the end of June to pursue other interests. MarketWire

Zendesk Expands San Francisco Presence
Zendesk, the leading provider of proven, cloud-based help desk software, today announced its expansion plans in the city of San Francisco. The rapidly growing company outgrew its current SOMA office space and is signing a three-year lease, with expansion rights, for a new headquarters at 989 Market Street, in the Central Market neighborhood MarketWire

Joplin Family Finds Lost Dog on Petango
Pethealth Inc. (TSX: PTZ) - While most Americans spent last Sunday celebrating the Memorial Day long weekend, thanks to online pet portal Petango.com, one family was engaged in a very different kind of celebration-an emotional reunion with their family pet Daphne, a handsome Pit Bull mix who went missing following the tornado in Joplin, Missouri. MarketWire

Oak Valley Community Bank Supports FDIC's Partners in Education Program
Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), partnered with Mark Twain Junior High School to provide students with a comprehensive financial education which teaches basic knowledge and skill sets needed to manage money wisely. The program stresses the importance of saving and developing good financial habits early in life MarketWire

SouthGobi Resources Announces Soumber Coal Deposit Officially Registered With Government of Mongolia
SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX: SGQ)(SEHK: 1878) announced today that it has been notified by the Mineral Resource Authority of Mongolia (MRAM) that the company's Soumber coal deposit has been officially registered. MarketWire

Tips for Beauty and Wellness on a Budget
Tiffany Fluhme, CEO of Fluhme Beauty, and plastic surgery physician assistant, doesn't believe women have to deny themselves to help balance the checkbook. MarketWire

Showhomes Home Staging: 5 Reasons Vacant Houses Are Hard to Sell
Musty smelling, bare-walled, vandal-prone properties just don't sell. MarketWire

Tytan CEO Visits 13 Chinese Factories
The CEO of Tytan Holdings, Inc. ("the Company") (PINKSHEETS: TYTN), Mark Leonard, has recently completed a ten day tour of 13 Chinese Factories under contract with the Company. He was accompanied by Tim Nelson, of Farmboys' Tractor of TN, and Gary Lynch of Weir & Harrad Machinery from Australia. MarketWire

El Paso Pipeline Partners Closes New Revolving Credit Facility; Extends Maturity to 2016
El Paso Pipeline Partners (NYSE: EPB) announced today that it has closed on a new revolving credit facility. The new $1.0 billion EPB facility increases its revolving credit capacity from the previous $0.75 billion facility and now matures in 2016 MarketWire

GlobalLogic to Host INNOVATE! 2011
GlobalLogic, a leader in software R&D services, today announced it will again host the popular INNOVATE! 2011 conference in Palo Alto, CA MarketWire

El Paso Corporation Closes Two Revolving Credit Facilities
El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) announced today that it has amended and restated its revolving credit facility and renewed the El Paso Exploration & Production Company (EPEP) revolving credit facility, both of which were set to mature in 2012. MarketWire

Plymouth Rock Assurance Announces Services for Customers Affected by Recent Severe Weather
In response to this week's severe weather and tornadoes in central and western Massachusetts, Plymouth Rock Assurance Corporation is taking the following steps to help customers in the region: MarketWire

DentalPlans.com Paying Smiles Forward to Benefit Operation Smile
Around the world, approximately one in every 600 children is born each year with a cleft lip and/or cleft palate. And, one in 10 of children born with a cleft die before their first birthday. MarketWire

Aviation Week Names Cubic as Top Performer in Aerospace & Defense Industry
Aviation Week & Space Technology, the leading aerospace and defense weekly, has ranked Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) the No. 1 aerospace and defense company reporting revenues between $1 billion and $5 billion in 2010. The magazine will honor Cubic and the other category winners on June 22 at the Paris Air Show. MarketWire

Bunker Hill Announces Services for Customers Affected by Recent Severe Weather
In response to this week's severe weather and tornadoes in central and western Massachusetts, Bunker Hill is taking the following steps to help customers in the region: MarketWire

American Soccer Corporation Announces Soccer Ambassador Partnership With SoccerNation.com
American Soccer Corp (ASC) (FRANKFURT: 5CR.F), with holdings that include San Diego Boca FC (http://www.sdboca.com) of the National Premier Soccer League (http://www.npsl.info) and a retail soccer store operation, BOCA Soccer Store, today announced that it has established a partnership with SoccerNation.com to launch: 'Soccer in America,' a program promoting the game of Soccer in America MarketWire

Dynamic Ventures, Corp. Announces Major Contract Signed With Annabelle Homes
Dynamic Ventures, Corp. (OTCBB: DYNV), a leading developer of innovative solutions to the building industry, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Bundled Builder Solutions Inc., has signed a major development contract with Annabelle Homes. MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Metal Bands Gear Up for Summer Tours
Despite being among a crowded field of concerts and festivals, metal bands have a strong showing this summer. The season's outlook includes a number of tours, some festivals, and one super concert featuring four of the genre's top groups. MarketWire

Kamakura Troubled Company Index Reverses Course and Shows Deterioration in Credit Quality in May
Kamakura Corporation reported that the Kamakura index of troubled public companies increased 77 basis points in May to 5.69%. The index set an all-time low of 4.36% on December 17, 2010. The index was range bound from a low of 5.31% on May 2 to a high of 6.07% on May 23. The upward trend in default probability seen throughout the month was in line with weakening economic headlines MarketWire

Jorg Gray to Introduce Fall 2011 Collection at JCK Las Vegas
Jorg Gray, an American watch brand designed to change the way we view time, today announced its Fall 2011 collection of timepieces premiering at the nation's leading retail watch and jewelry show, JCK Las Vegas, June 3-6. MarketWire

Sold Out! Smokefree's RE/AL Available Again Next Week After New Shipments Arrive
George Roth, CFO of Smokefree Innotec, Inc.(PINKSHEETS: SFIO), an established international distributor of e-cigarettes, (http://www.sfio.us) (http://www.realsmokefree MarketWire

First Staff Benefits, Powered by Enrollment First, Inc., Partners With the American Staffing Association
First Staff Benefits, powered by Enrollment First, Inc., has partnered with the American Staffing Association, the trade organization that represents the U.S. staffing industry. First Staff Benefits, Powered by Enrollment First, Inc MarketWire

NHL Legend and PureMax CEO Phil Esposito Announces Guyana Mining Project
Legendary Canadian Phil Esposito, Honored Member of the NHL Hall of Fame, Stanley Cup winner, and a founder of the Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey Franchise, is celebrating commencement of another business venture far from the hockey rink. As CEO of PureMax, Inc., a privately held company since 2004, Esposito sits atop a company boasting substantial holdings of Ensurge Inc MarketWire

SavWatt to Partner With Town of Bladensburg, MD
SavWatt USA, Inc. (OTCBB: SAVW), pioneers in LED lighting and the Green revolution, announced today that The Town of Bladensburg has signed a letter of intent to partner with SavWatt in the implementation and build out of the Town's Green Street efforts MarketWire

CNS Response Elects David B. Jones of SAIL Venture Partners as New Board Chair
CNS Response, Inc. (OTCBB: CNSO) announced that David B. Jones has been elected chairman of the board. Jones is a senior advisory partner at SAIL Venture Partners, with offices in New York City, Irvine, Calif., and Arlington, Va. He has served on the CNS Response Board of Directors since 2006. MarketWire

INC Research Hits Major Milestone With Trusted Process QuickStart Phase
INC Research, LLC, a therapeutically focused contract research organization (CRO) with a trusted process for delivering reliable results, is proud to announce that it has recently completed its 300th QuickStart® Camp, which is a unique, week-long kick-off meeting with the customer that is designed to reconcile expectations and build study ownership by the entire project team right up front MarketWire

Nitro Petroleum Inc. Announces Recompletion of Plummer #1 & Plummer #2 Wells
Nitro Petroleum Incorporated (OTCBB: NTRO) - MarketWire

Coastal Pacific - Initial Results From Preliminary Sampling Program on Santa Rita Property
Coastal Pacific Mining Corp. (OTCQB: CPMCF) (PINKSHEETS: CPMCF) ("Coastal Pacific" or the "Company") www.coastalpacificminingcorp.com, wishes to announce further details pertaining to the recently completed sampling program on its Santa Rita property. MarketWire

U.S. Gains Export Edge Over Global Counterparts - Research Report on Ashland Inc. and Dow Chemical Company
Today, www.EquityMarketsInc.com announced its research report highlighting Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW). Full content and research is available at www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php. MarketWire

Emerging Economies Driving Retail - Research Report on Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and Target Corporation
Today, www.EquityMarketsInc.com announced its research report highlighting Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT). Full content and research is available at www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php. MarketWire

New Heights Reported From Aerospace Leaders - Research Report on Lockheed Martin Corporation and Boeing Company
Today, www.EquityMarketsInc.com announced its research report highlighting Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) and The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) Full content and research is available at www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php. MarketWire

Intertainment's Ortsbo Debuts Patent Pending "Head to Head" Translation Technology for Tablet Devices
Intertainment Media Inc. ("Intertainment" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: INT)(OTCQX: ITMTF)(FRANKFURT: I4T) announces that Ortsbo (www.ortsbo.com), the real time experiential translation platform, is debuting its newest patent pending technology today at Social Media Camp, in Victoria, British Columbia MarketWire

Wealth Commences Drilling on Its Rodeo de los Molles Rare Earth Element Project, Argentina
Wealth Minerals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: WML)(OTCQX: WMLLF)(FRANKFURT: EJZ) (the "Company" or "Wealth") - is pleased to announce that diamond drilling has commenced on the Rodeo de los Molles property ("Rodeo") located in San Luis Province, Argentina MarketWire

WizIQ Virtual Classroom Building Block Module Now Available
WizIQ.com, a web-based education platform, just released the WizIQ Virtual Classroom Building Block module for the Blackboard learning environment. The WizIQ Virtual Classroom Building Block allows Blackboard Learn (Releases 9.0 and 9.1) users to schedule and launch live classes or view recordings of past classes by simply clicking on the links in their Blackboard accounts MarketWire

WizIQ Opens Developer Portal and Announces Additional Integrations With Instructure Canvas and Other Open Source Learning Environments by Fall 2011
WizIQ.com, a web-based education platform, just opened developer.wiziq.com, a portal devoted to the needs of independent software developers who want to integrate web properties with the WizIQ Virtual Classroom. MarketWire

China Partner Reaffirms Its Commitment to MagneGas With Additional $1.06 Million Investment
MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the producer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today that its China market partner, Beijing-based DDI Industry International ("DDI"), has reaffirmed its confidence in MagneGas with a commitment to invest an additional $1,061,248 in the Company MarketWire

Waisale Serevi Launches Elite Academy Series First Session to Feature New Zealand All Blacks Coach Gordon Tietjens
Serevi Rugby today officially announced its Elite Academy Series of rugby training camps, the first session of which will feature long-time New Zealand All Blacks coach Gordon Tietjens, alongside Serevi Rugby co-founder Waisale Serevi MarketWire

Metal Filler From Alvin Products Withstands High Temperatures
Alvin Products, a division of Dampney Company, Inc., has introduced a one-component metal putty that requires no mixing, applies easily, and can be sanded and then powder coated or painted. Most importantly this durable filler can withstand temperatures up to 1,000°F. MarketWire

Platinum Studios' First Feature Film Production DYLAN DOG: DEAD OF NIGHT to Be Released by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTCBB: PDOS), an entertainment company that controls an international library of more than 5,000 comic book characters which it adapts, produces and licenses for all forms of media, advised today that Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will release the company's first feature film production, "Dylan Dog: Dead of Night," on Blu-ray and DVD July 26, 2011. MarketWire

Gaming Laboratories International's GLI University(TM) Hosts a Record Number of Regulators for Its "2011 European Regulators Roundtable"
This spring, Gaming Laboratories International's GLI University™ has been drawing record crowds for its Regulators Roundtables, the latest coming with its recently completed "2011 European Regulators Roundtable." Held 17-19 May in Budapest, Hungary, the event drew more than 40 regulators from 21 countries. MarketWire

Energy Broadband Increases Wireless Coverage in the Eagle Ford Shale, One of the Nation's Most Active Oil and Gas Regions, Through an Agreement Between ERF Wireless and TISD Inc.
ERF Wireless (OTCBB: ERFW), a leading provider of enterprise-class wireless broadband products and services, announced today that the company has entered into a Master Services Agreement (MSA), with TISD Inc., based in Victoria, Texas, for the delivery of wholesale Internet and bandwidth services to Energy Broadband Inc., the oil and gas subsidiary of ERF Wireless MarketWire

Orchard Software(R) Releases Correlation to Common Core Standards
Educational Options, Inc. (EdOptions™) announced today the release of the Common Core Standards correlation for its elementary product line, Orchard Software®. With this correlation, educators can be assured that Orchard's instruction, assessment, and remediation cover the skills and knowledge found within the standards. MarketWire

New Company Formed to Take Cincinnati Children's Lung Treatment Research to Premature Babies
Airway Therapeutics LLC has been created to commercialize pulmonary therapy research developed at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and has received a $500,000 investment from CincyTech and Cincinnati Children's Tomorrow Fund. MarketWire

Mammoth Energy Group Continues to Acquire Chilean Lithium Assets
Mammoth Energy Group Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MMTE), a lithium and alternative energy mining company, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Compania Lithium Investments Limitada of Chile has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire six concessions for a total of 2471 acres (1000 hectares) of lithium concessions located in the Salar de laco in northeast Chile. MarketWire

LRAD(R) Deployed for Mass Communication and Search and Rescue Operations in Aftermath of Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), learned this week that LRAD systems were deployed to assist in mass communication and search and rescue operations in the aftermath of the recent natural disaster in Japan MarketWire

Tesla Motors, Inc. Announces Pricing of Its Follow-On Offering
Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), a manufacturer of high-performance fully electric vehicles and advanced electric vehicle powertrain components, announced today that it has priced and fully allocated its follow-on offering of 5,300,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $28.76 per share, the closing price for Tesla shares on June 2, 2011 MarketWire

Health & Medical Information Seekers: The Interactive Transcript Scott & White Healthcare: Summer Health Challenges
Christopher Springmann credits "Eat, Pray, Love" author Elizabeth Gilbert's presentation on TED as "forever changing my value perception of an expensive by-product of our audio production process: the transcript. MarketWire

Century 21 Real Estate Bakes Excitement Into the 40th Anniversary of Its Brand With a Special Appearance on the Cake Boss
Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of the world's largest residential real estate sales organization, today announced it will be the focus of the June 6 episode of TLC's hit television show, Cake Boss, airing at 9:00 p.m. EDT. MarketWire

WildTangent Introduces Beta of New Social Game Polar Bowler Strike
WildTangent today announced the beta release of its new social game version of Polar Bowler on both the WildTangent games service and Facebook. The social game, Polar Bowler Strike!, is the newest addition to the Polar franchise, which was first developed and published by WildTangent in 2004 MarketWire

Fujitsu Ships the STYLISTIC Q550 Business-Class Slate PC in North America
Fujitsu today announced the North American availability of the STYLISTIC(R) Q550 slate PC, a 1.7-pound Windows(R)-based tablet PC designed for creating and consuming content MarketWire

Building Turbines Completes Installations in Corpus Christi and Austin, Texas
Building Turbines, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLDW) ("BT" or the "company"), a developer of commercial building rooftop mounted horizontal-axis wind turbines, issued a statement today that it has completed the installation of two turbines on the roof of a major retail chain in Corpus Christi as well as upgrading to the latest model of its wind turbine on the BT corporate office at 7703 N MarketWire

Zumiez Inc. Announces June Conference Schedule
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ), a leading specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today announced that management will deliver presentations at the Piper Jaffray 31st Annual Consumer Conference and the William Blair 31st Annual Growth Stock Conference during June. MarketWire

Gordmans Stores, Inc. to Present at the Piper Jaffray 31st Annual Consumer Conference
Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMAN), an Omaha-based apparel and home décor retailer, today announced that the Company will present at the Piper Jaffray 31st Annual Conference on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 11:10 am Eastern Time. A live broadcast of the presentation may be accessed at http://investor.gordmans.com/events.cfm MarketWire

Market Metrix Announces First Quarter 2011 Hospitality Index Results
Guest satisfaction with hotels remained strong in the first quarter of 2011 (+1.1 to 84). All industry segments reported higher scores with Luxury Hotels (+2.5 to 88.5) and Economy Hotels (+1.6 to 80.5) posting the biggest gains. Among hotel brands, the highest customer satisfaction score was achieved by Starwood's The Luxury Collection (+6.3 to 93 MarketWire

Peregrine Presents Promising Phase II Survival Data in Recurrent GBM With Single Treatment of Cotara at ASCO Annual Meeting
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc MarketWire

Dorie Greenspan's CookieBar Rolls Into Austin on an Airstream for International Culinary Conference
International Association of Culinary Professionals -- Attention IACP attendees, food media and cookie fanatics: For the first time ever, bestselling cookbook author, four-time James Beard Award winner and sweets fiend Dorie Greenspan (Baking with Julia, Baking From My Home to Yours, and IACP nominee Around My French Table) will bring her famous NYC CookieBar to Austin in an Airstream MarketWire

TheraBiogen, Inc. Announces Food Lion LLC Will Sell Its TheraMax(R) Cold & Flu Relief Products in All of Their Stores Nationwide
TheraBiogen, Inc. (OTCBB: TRAB) is pleased to announce it is in agreement with Food Lion LLC Company for distribution nationally in all their locations for the 2011-2012 cold and flu season. MarketWire

Digital Ally Closes on $1.5 Million Credit Facility
Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY), which develops, manufactures and markets advanced video surveillance products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial applications, today announced that it has closed on the previously announced $1.5 million unsecured credit facility with a private third-party lender. MarketWire

Business Marketers See LinkedIn as Top B2B Social Media Tool in Itracks' Social Media Survey
Itracks, the world-leading provider of online qualitative research and patent holder for qualitative applications, has released results of an online survey of Business Marketing Association (BMA) members regarding the impact of social media on their business. MarketWire

Full Restoration of PlayStation(R)Network Services Begins Today
Sony Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) announced today that Sony Network Entertainment International (SNEI, the company) will fully restore all PlayStation®Network services today June 2, 2011, in the Americas, Europe/PAL territories and Asia, excluding Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea MarketWire

Garvani & Company, LLC Taking a New Approach With Technology Expert Eren Niazi
Garvani and Company, LLC, an industry leader in luxury, high end and custom jewelry design, takes on a fresh start by merging their traditional fine jewelry business with a new business partner, Silicon Valley technology serial entrepreneur Eren Niazi. Garo Garvani, CEO and Founder, states, "We are pleased to announce that Eren Niazi has agreed to join us as Chief Technology Officer and Partner MarketWire

Braskem Reactivates Chlorine and Caustic Soda Plant After Pipe Burst, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Latin America (Cordoba, Argentina) -- Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK) (Sao Paulo, Brazil) is performing maintenance work to reactivate its chlorine and caustic soda plant in Maceio, Alagoas, in the northeastern area of Brazil MarketWire

Carolinas Lead Mid-Atlantic Region With $17 Billion in Projects Under Construction, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- With more than $17 billion in projects in the construction phase, South Carolina and North Carolina take the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, respectively, for current industrial construction in the Mid-Atlantic Region. In terms of value, the states are nearly neck-and-neck, with South Carolina's $8 MarketWire

Echo360 Awarded Patent for SafeCapture HD
Echo360, the global leader in campus-wide blended learning and lecture capture solutions, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (www.uspto.gov) has awarded protection for the invention of the EchoSystem SafeCapture HD. SafeCapture HD is the only purpose-built, reliable device designed to record all of the components of a lecture or presentation. MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 6/3
Solar technology, children's health care in China, Asepticsure, home health care, stem cells, drug tests for welfare; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv MarketWire

Russell Developed Europe Index: Heath Care Outperformed All Other Sectors YTD Through May 31
The heath care and technology sectors of the Russell Developed Europe Index outperformed all other sectors year-to-date through May 31, reflecting returns of (18.9%) and (12.8%), respectively. All but one sector, materials & processing (7.9%), reflected positive returns in excess of 10% for the same time period. MarketWire

Aben Resources Yukon Exploration Update
Aben Resources Ltd. / Aben Resources Yukon Exploration Update . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Suite 2230, 885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 3E8, CANADA www.abenresources MarketWire

Coronet Metals Announces Closings of the Yanamina Gold Project Acquisition and $10.8 Million Financing
Mr. Joel Dumaresq, CEO reports: MarketWire

Heineken Announces New Regional Presidents
Heineken N.V. today announced that Siep Hiemstra (56),currently Regional President Asia Pacific, will succeed Tom de Man (63) asRegional President Africa and the Middle East, following Mr de Man'sretirementafter a highly successful 40 year career at Heineken MarketWire

Addex Pharmaceuticals CEO Steps Down
Addex Pharmaceuticals/Addex Pharmaceuticals CEO Steps Down. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. MarketWire

Juniper Networks Drives Japan's Ultra Fast and Flexible SINET4
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) today announced that the Science Information Network (SINET), which connects more than 700 universities and research institutions throughout Japan, has migrated to a next-generation backbone designed to efficiently handle demand for increasingly higher amounts of bandwidth, services and users MarketWire

Emerging Markets Foster New Growth -- Equity Research on Angel Biotechnology and Valirx PLC
In the news release, "Emerging Markets Foster New Growth -- Equity Research on Angel Biotechnology and Valirx PLC" issued earlier today by World Street Fundamentals, we are advised by the company that the ticker and ISIN numbers for Angel Biotechnology Holdings PLC and Valirx PLC have been added to the first paragraph, and the sentence "This is expected to continue through 2011 and beyond MarketWire

REMINDER: Silicon Frontline Addresses EDA Industry Bottleneck, Promotes Guaranteed Accurate 3D Post-Layout Extraction at Design Automation Conference
Who/WhatSilicon Frontline Technology, Inc. (SFT), an Electronic Design Automation (EDA) company, in the post-layout verification market focused on solutions for nanometer design applications, is attending the 48th Design Automation Conference (DAC) in San Diego and will show its newest product H3D, the industry's first commercial 3D hierarchical extractor for post-layout verification MarketWire

easyhome Ltd. Announces the Grand Opening of Its First Franchise Store in San Antonio, TX on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 10 AM
easyhome Ltd. (TSX: EH), Canada's largest merchandise leasing company and a growing provider of financial services, is pleased to announce the opening of its first easyhome franchise store in San Antonio, TX on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 10 am MarketWire

Nutra Pharma Announces Exclusive Distributor for Their Nyloxin Pain Relievers in Lebanon
Nutra Pharma Corp. (OTCBB: NPHC), a biotechnology company that is developing treatments for Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN) and Pain announced today that it has selected Alampharm to serve as the exclusive distributor in Lebanon for its Nyloxin™-branded pain relievers. MarketWire

Cryo-Save Group N.V. - Announcement determination of stock dividend ratio
Cryo-Save Group N.V. (Euronext: CRYO, 'Cryo-Save', or 'the Group'), the leading international family stem cell bank, announced today the determination of the stock ratio of the dividend for the year ended 31 December 2010 as approved by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 18 May 2011. GlobeNewswire

Appeal against ruling of Commercial Court, Zurich in favour of ARYZTA AG.
ARYZTA AG /Appeal against ruling of Commercial Court, Zurich in favour of ARYZTA AG.. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

SHARE REPURCHASE 3.6.2011
Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT         3.6.2011  SHARE REPURCHASE 3.6.2011 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date3.6.2011 Bourse tradeBUYShareSTQ1VAmount2.500sharesTotal cost2 GlobeNewswire

Intersport operations in Russia to be transferred to Kesko
KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 03.06.2011 AT 18.15 1(2)  Kesko has today signed agreements on the transfer of the INTERSPORT licence in Russia to Kesko with Intersport International and the current licence holder Intersport CIS GlobeNewswire

Reconvening of Extraordinary General Meeting
Luxembourg, June 3, 2011:Northland Resources S.A.("Northland" or "the Company") scheduled an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM) for June 3, 2011 to consider several amendments to the Company's Articles of Association. GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom to increase filtration material capacity in Tampere, Finland
Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE 3.6.2011 at 12.00 GlobeNewswire

Aircraft dumps fuel over Jura
skyguide /Aircraft dumps fuel over Jura. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä and Versa Power agree to jointly develop fuel cell technology in commercial energy-producing applications
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical Press release, 3 June 2011 GlobeNewswire

Systemair's Year End-Report 2010/11 will be presented on June 9
Systemair AB (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: SYSR) Year End-Report including the fourth quarter will be published at 08:30 CET on June 9, 2011.  GlobeNewswire

OP-Pohjola's Office Premises Revamped in Vallila
OP-Pohjola Group is modernising its office premises in Vallila to support new ways of operating in the financial sector. New premises will be built and old ones refurbished. Almost 20,000 square metres of new offices will be built, of which some 12,000 require a change in the city plan. The plans include a new office building on Teollisuuskatu and underground parking facilities GlobeNewswire

Heineken Announces New Regional Presidents
Amsterdam, 3 June 2011 - Heineken N.V. today announced that Siep Hiemstra (56), currently Regional President Asia Pacific, will succeed Tom de Man (63) as Regional President Africa and the Middle East, following Mr de Man's retirement after a highly successful 40 year career at Heineken GlobeNewswire

TGS Extends 3D Seismic Contract for the M/V Polar Duke
ASKER, NORWAY (03 June 2011) - TGS is pleased to announce it has exercised the first option for the M/V Polar Duke with Dolphin Geophysical AS.This extension is for two months which will take the total charter time to TGS through early October 2011.TGS still has a second option to extend the contract by an additional six months. GlobeNewswire

Aben Resources Yukon Exploration Update
Aben Resources Ltd. /Aben Resources Yukon Exploration Update. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Bayfield Drills 20.35 metres of 2.27 g/t Au and 7.76 g/t Ag at Rainy River, NW Ontario
Suite 2230 - 885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 3E8, CANADAwww.bayfieldventures.com  GlobeNewswire

Addex Pharmaceuticals CEO Steps Down
Addex Pharmaceuticals /Addex Pharmaceuticals CEO Steps Down. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters to Present at the TD Securities Telecom and Media Forum
NEW YORK, June 3, 2011- Thomas H. Glocer, chief executive officer of Thomson Reuters (NYSE, TSX: TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, will present at the TD Securities Telecom and Media Forum in Toronto, Ontario on Thursday, June 9, 2011.Mr. Glocer is scheduled to speak at 10:45 a.m. EDT GlobeNewswire

Compulsory acquisition of remaining shares in Golar LNG Energy Limited
Golar LNG Limited ("Golar LNG") has, on 3 June 2011, notified all of the remaining shareholders in Golar LNG Energy Limited ("Golar Energy") that Golar LNG exercises its right under Bermuda company law to compulsorily acquire their shares ("tvangsinnløsning"). GlobeNewswire

ISIN NO 0010403892-3.625 per cent Golden Ocean Group Limited Callable Convertible Bond Issue 2007/2012
On May 23 2011 Golden Ocean Group Limited announced a dividend of US$0.04 per share. The Conversion Price will be adjusted on the Convertible Bond from US$5.78 to US$5.58 per share effective on June 3, 2011, which is the ex-dividend date. GlobeNewswire

Stolt-Nielsen Limited Contemplates New Bond Issue
London, England - June 3, 2011 - Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI) is contemplating the issuance of new senior unsecured bonds with a tenor of 5 years.  The amount targeted is USD 200 million to USD 300 million, split between a US Dollar tranche and a Norwegian Kroner tranche.  Proceeds from the bond issue will be used for general corporate purposes.    GlobeNewswire

RHJ International: Second Notice to Shareholders of Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting
Please, find enclosed the notice to shareholders of the Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting to be held by RHJ International on Tuesday June 21, 2011 at 4 p.m., at its headquarters in Brussels GlobeNewswire

Metso to supply crushing equipment to Fortescue Metals Group Limited in Australia
Metso Corporation's press release on June 03, 2011 at 09:00 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

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