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Kingsoft Announces 2010 Annual Results
Kingsoft Corporation Limited ("Kingsoft" or the "Company"; HKEx: 03888), a leading developer, distributor and service provider of application and entertainment software in China, announced its audited annual results for the year ended 31 December 2010 ACN Newswire

Global Energy Resources Proposes to Acquire Used Lubricating Oils Recycling Project in Hong Kong
Global Energy Resources International Group Limited ("Global Energy Resources" or "the Group") (Stock Code: 08192.HK), today announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding ("MOU") regarding the possible acquisition of a lubricatingoils recycling project.Pursuant to the MOU, the Group will acquire not less than 50 ACN Newswire

Suprema Launches All New SFM5000 Series Fingerprint Module
Suprema launches SFM 5000 Series fingerprint module offering faster speed by powerful DSP and improved algorithm. The new SFM5020-OP fingerprint module features range-leading 533 MHz DSP with high precision optical sensor offering superb image quality and highly durable sensor surface ACN Newswire

China Innovation Announces 2010 Annual Results
China Innovation Investment Limited ("China Innovation", Stock Code: 1217.HK), the company focuses on "four new industries", announced its 2010 annual results for the periods ended 31 December 2010.Financial Performance ReviewDuring the reported period, China Innovation recorded a total revenue of HK$2,848,000 (2009: HK$10,801,000) ACN Newswire

Singapore's A*STAR Offers Precision Engineering Industry Technology Capabilities to Venture into Growing Oil & Gas, Aerospace and Medtech Clusters
Riding on Singapore's strong 10 ACN Newswire

Ivy League Executive Education Launches in Asia; Singapore to Offer Essential Leadership Skills Series
Ivy League Executive Education has established itself in the Asia / Pacific region with its flagship Essential Leadership Skills series after 13 years servicing North America through its related US organisation, The Ivy Faculty Consortium ACN Newswire

KMT Global Resources Corp. Acquired Recovery Enterprises Inc. (RCVY)
KMT Global Resources Corp. announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Recovery Enterprises, Inc. (RCVY) based in Nevada. The acquisition of approximately 99% of its common shares represents majority control. Recovery Enterprises currently has no significant operations and its trading on Pink Sheets bearing the symbol RCVY MarketWire

UB.net Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of Heartland Poker Tour
UB.net joins Season 7 of the super successful Heartland Poker Tour ("HPT") as a sponsor, making the leading online poker site's brand available in over 100 million US homes throughout 52 straight weeks of HPT TV programming. MarketWire

Three Japanese Refineries Remain Offline, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources East Asia (Kofu-shi, Japan) -- Cosmo Oil Company Limited's (TYO:5007) (Tokyo) 220,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) refinery suffered a fire following a magnitude 5 shock wave originating from Japan's March 11 earthquake. As of 10:10 p.m. JST Saturday, March 19, Cosmo announced that the fire had been completely extinguished MarketWire

Japan's Rolling Blackout Schedule Could Be Extended, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources East Asia (Kofu-shi, Japan) -- To compensate for lost power generating capacity following the events of March 11, Tokyo Electric Power Company Incorporated (TYO:9501) (TEPCO) (Tokyo) divided 2 million to 3 million households within its service area into five groups to undergo rolling blackouts at scheduled times MarketWire

Sell My Timeshare NOW and Prosper.com Partner, Bringing Liquidity to the Timeshare Resale Market
Sell My Timeshare NOW, the global leader in timeshare resales and rentals, announces it is partnering with Prosper.com to offer an industry-first, consumer financing program for the purchase of timeshare on the secondary market. Consumers will soon be able to apply online for financing when buying a timeshare resale at SellMyTimeshareNOW.com or Timeshare Broker Services. MarketWire

CPS Technologies Corporation Announces 2010 Results
CPS Technologies Corporation (OTCBB: CPSH) today announced revenue of $21 million and net income of $710 thousand or $0.06 per basic and diluted share for the fiscal year ended December 25, 2010. This compares with revenue of $13 million and net income of $562 million or $0.04 per basic and diluted share for the fiscal year ended December 26, 2009. MarketWire

Digital Ally Reschedules Conference Call to Review 2010 Operating Results to March 31, 2011
Digital Ally, Inc MarketWire

Angels in Action Announces GATE Technologies Acquires Controlling Interest
GATE Technologies announced today that it has acquired a controlling interest in Angels in Action ("AIA"), a peer-to-peer, micro-finance platform serving US-based entrepreneurs. The transaction will enhance the offerings of GATE Global Impact, a GATE subsidiary focused on Impact investing. MarketWire

VHA Inc. Perspective Article in New England Journal of Medicine Warns That ACO Model Poses Significant Financial Risk for Providers
Health care organizations that are rushing to position themselves to join or form accountable care organizations (ACOs) may be deeply disappointed with their short-term financial results, said officials at VHA Inc., the Irving, Texas-based national health care network MarketWire

Ophthalmic Imaging Systems to Restate 2010 and 2009 Quarterly and 2009 Annual Results
Ophthalmic Imaging Systems (OIS) (OTCBB: OISI), a leading ophthalmic digital imaging and informatics company, today announced that it will restate its financial results as of and for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009 included in its Annual Report on Form 10-K, and its interim financial results as filed on Form 10-Q for periods ending March 31, June 30 and September 30, 2010 and 2009 MarketWire

APNIC Looks to SolarWinds Solutions for Deeper Network Insights
SolarWinds®, Inc. (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced a deal with the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) that will give the Regional Internet Registry deeper insights into its network monitoring and reporting. MarketWire

7,416 Scenic Acres Overlooking Sequatchie River Gorge to Sell at Bank-Ordered Auction
At a bank-ordered real estate auction on April 19, 7,416 acres of scenic land along the Sequatchie River Gorge in Marion County, Tenn., will sell in 11 tracts that range from 28 to 3,000 acres. The property, which is suitable for timber, recreation and development use, will be offered by J. P. King Auction Company. MarketWire

Anadarko to Present at Energy Conference
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced that Chairman and CEO Jim Hackett will present at the Howard Weil Energy Conference in New Orleans, La., on Monday, March 28, 2011 at 8:25 a.m. Central (CDT). A copy of the presentation slides will be available at www.anadarko.com at the conclusion of the event. MarketWire

GATE Technologies Acquires Controlling Interest of Angels in Action
GATE Technologies, LLC, announced today that it has acquired controlling interest in Angels in Action ("AIA"), an operating division of Angel Acquisition Corp. (OTCQB: AGEL) (PINKSHEETS: AGEL), enhancing the offerings of its subsidiary, GATE Global Impact ("GGI"). Angels in Action is a Carlsbad, California based company focused on providing microfinance services in the U.S. marketplace MarketWire

The Sacred Earth -- CharityChoice Earth Day Campaign
CharityChoice Gift Cards announced an online charity campaign and public voting website with a Facebook APP for Earth Day 2011. The question of who has primary responsibility for protecting the Planet Earth is put to public vote. Voicing of opinions also includes comments and the offering of your own suggestions. MarketWire

PicScout ImageExchange Enables Creative Pros to Find and License Online Images on All Major Browsers
PicScout, an information company offering creative applications leveraging the world's largest index of fingerprinted and owner-identified images, today announced that its popular ImageExchange application is now available for Safari and Chrome -- extending its online image search capabilities to the browsers most commonly used by the creative professional industry. MarketWire

Introducing Zacuto USA's Point'n'Shoot Pro
Zacuto's Point'n'Shoot Pro is the answer to all point and shoot camera video stabilization needs. The Point'n'Shoot Pro is small, lightweight and portable. It's perfect for shooting HD video with small cameras like the Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH20K. MarketWire

In Response to Rising Gas Prices Quantum Bit Induction Technology, Inc. Enters the Search for Alternative Fuels
Quantum Bit Induction Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QBII) would like to draw attention to their pursuit of fusion technology in an effort to find alternative fuel sources for the American public. For over two decades the technical community has been divided on the attainability of hydrogen fusion in water electrolysis MarketWire

PIMCO Announces Elizabeth MacLean and Jason Duko to Join Firm as Senior Members of Bank Loan Portfolio Management Team
PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has announced that Elizabeth (Beth) MacLean and Jason Duko will join the firm and become members of PIMCO's bank loan portfolio management team. Upon joining PIMCO in early April, Ms. MacLean will become an Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager, and Mr. Duko will become a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager MarketWire

UPDATE: B2B Content Marketing Summit Announced
ten24 Web Solutions announces the 2nd Annual Content Marketing Summit, to be held Wednesday, April 6th 8am - 1pm at the Marriott in Newton, Massachusetts. Registration is at http://ten24.eventbrite.com MarketWire

Digital Switching Systems' Universal Human Machine Interface Keypads on Display With Leading Heavy Equipment Systems Integrators at CONEXPO 2011
CONEXPO -- Digital Switching Systems (DSS), a leading provider of distributed power solutions, will be demonstrating component integration solutions with some of the industry's leading systems integrators this week at CONEXPO in Las Vegas MarketWire

Pre-Cool 101: High Tech Water Treatment Keeps Cool-n-Save Working
Early in the development of its energy-saving innovation, Cool-n-Save, Greenway Design Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GDGI) introduced a patented and environmentally friendly water treatment system called Cool Release™. MarketWire

Archaia Entertainment Closes Initial Fundraising and Adds to Its Senior Management Team
Chicago-headquartered leading graphic novel and comic book publisher Archaia Entertainment, LLC has closed its first external fundraising round and has appointed Allan Grafman, former President of Archie Comics, to the Archaia Board MarketWire

Casa del Mar Adds New Muse to Santa Monica's Growing Live Music Scene
Hotel Casa del Mar announces Erin Boehme as the latest artist to join the hotel's Live Well Again Art and Event Series. Boehme performed each Saturday night in February at Hotel Casa del Mar's Lobby Lounge. Her performance includes renditions of songs from timeless vocalists like Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, and Ray Charles as well as many of her original songs. MarketWire

Catch Restaurant and Wine Bar at Hotel Casa del Mar Introduces Interactive iPad Wine List
With one of the most recognized addresses on the West Coast, the highly acclaimed Catch Restaurant at Hotel Casa del Mar continues to revolutionize the dining experience as one of the first restaurants to leverage the groundbreaking new capabilities of the iPad. Catch has created a custom iPad application exclusively designed to navigate its extensive wine list MarketWire

Vuzix Appoints Two New Members to Its Board of Directors
Vuzix Corporation (TSX-V: VZX) (OTCBB: VUZI) (FRANKFURT: V7X) ("Vuzix" or the "Company") announced today that Jose A. Cecin and Richard F. Conway have been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors bringing the total number of Board members to eight (8). The confirmation of Mr. Cecin and Mr MarketWire

Cooley Partners Fulton and Ho Named to List of Top 25 Clean Tech Lawyers in California
Cooley LLP announced today that partners Jim Fulton and Gordon Ho have been named as two of California's top 25 clean tech lawyers by legal newspaper The Daily Journal. MarketWire

Nuclear Energy Technology to Shift by 5.2%
Investors in nuclear energy who stay in the game will profit by others' decisions to lay low, according to energy market research publisher SBI Energy. Some countries have planned slow-down measures in nuclear energy use, while others plan to forge ahead MarketWire

Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc. to Report Third Quarter Fiscal 2011 Results on April 7, 2011
Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEDH) will announce its financial results for the third quarter ended February 28, 2011 on Thursday, April 7, 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

New Guinea: Kavursuki Mineralised Zone at Sinivit Gold Mine Likely to Be Equal in Size to Original Sinivit Mineralised Zone-Trench Results to 4m at 118.5g/t Gold
New Guinea Gold Corporation ("NGG" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: NGG)(FRANKFURT: NG8) announces that drilling, trenching, geochemical sampling, and geophysical surveys suggest that the Kavursuki mineralized zone will ultimately equal or exceed the oxide mineralisation at the present Sinivit Mine MarketWire

AdCare Health Systems Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADK), a leading skilled nursing and assisted living provider,reported unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal yearended December 31, 2010. MarketWire

New Mobclix Index on AT&T Versus Verizon iPhone Usage
CORE NEWS FACTS Mobclix (www.mobclix.com), the only real-time bidding mobile ad exchange, recently took a dive into the current state of the iPhone landscape by pulling key data points around the iPhone's usage and surveying Verizon iPhone owners across its exchange in the U.S. in February 2011 MarketWire

ST-Ericsson's Thor(TM) modem to provide industry-leading performance in new T-Mobile(R) Sidekick(R) 4G
Newest T-Mobile smartphone to deliver lightning-fast connectivity ST-Ericsson, a world leader in wireless platforms and semiconductors,announced today that a thin modem from the company's Thor™ family willpower network connectivity for the new T-Mobile® Sidekick® 4G bySamsung MarketWire

Michigan Retailers Upbeat for Spring
Most Michigan retailers (62 percent) are optimistic about spring sales, following six consecutive months of sales gains over last year. That's according to the latest Michigan Retail Index survey, conducted by Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. MarketWire

AMD First Quarter 2011 Results to Be Announced on April 21
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 5:00 pm EDT/ 2:00 pm PDT to discuss the results of its fiscal first quarter ended April 2, 2011 MarketWire

SupportSquad(TM) Technical Support Service Now Available Online via TigerDirect, CompUSA and Circuit City
SupportSquad™, a fast growing technical support company offering an all-in-one solution for issues covering a host of electronics for consumers and small businesses, has announced its latest reseller partnership with TigerDirect.com, CompUSA.com and CircuitCity.com MarketWire

InfoGrow Releases White Paper That Shows How Web-Based Mapping Improves Commercial Lease Management
The InfoGrow Corporation today released a White Paper that helps commercial real estate lease professionals better understand and interpret data, quickly administer portfolios, and make better decisions. It discusses how to share up-to-date lease and property portfolios from any location -- without problems often associated with complex and costly in-house software packages. MarketWire

Medefis, Inc. Announces Vendor Management Agreement With University of Kansas Hospital
Medefis, Inc., one of the nation's largest providers of end-to-end workforce solutions, announced today that it has signed a vendor management services agreement with The University of Kansas Hospital ("TUKH"), the Kansas City region's premier academic medical center, to manage the procurement of its nurse staffing augmentation requirements. MarketWire

Dr. Tana Goering Joins Pulse as Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Tana Goering has joined Pulse Systems, Inc. as Chief Medical Officer and will be based out of their corporate headquarters in Wichita, Kansas. Dr. Goering will help lead the implementation of EHR products with Pulse customers, particularly in the area of point of care where she was once on the other side of the table as a Pulse client MarketWire

Running Fox Resource Corp. New Mexico Project Drilling
Mar 23, 2011Steve Schurman, CEO, Director, reports: Running Fox Resources, (TSX-V: RUN) (US OTC: RFXRF) (FRANKFURT: C8Q) The Company reports that diamond drilling has now started on a multi-holedrillprogram on Running Fox's 100 % owned New Mexico project located south ofGrants,New Mexico MarketWire

Parsons Appoints Hayes as Senior Vice President and Regional Development Executive for California
Parsons is pleased to announce that Maureen C. "Mo" Hayes has been appointed Senior Vice President and Regional Development Executive for California. In her new role, Ms. Hayes will facilitate expansion in this key region. With more than 37 million people, California continues to be a prime market for infrastructure projects for Parsons. MarketWire

Abanaki Oil Skimming Products Are Popular Solution for Refinery Plant Treatment Systems
Abanaki Corporation has successfully specialized in oil skimming technology for over 40 years and has a variety of economical solutions available for refineries. MarketWire

Join Diesel Pizza & Pub in Support of Animals Deserve Better, Inc.
Diesel Pizza & Pub, Roswell's outdoor family eatery, joins with Animals Deserve Better, Inc., a local animal rescue organization, to host our 2nd annual "PBR for Pups" with 20% of proceeds benefiting the rescued dogs and puppies for the disabled program. Another sponsor, Top Dogs Pet Boutique of Roswell, will showcase fabulous pet accessories and donate a special gift for the raffle MarketWire

Aldila Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Financial Results
ALDILA, INC. (OTCQX: ALDA) (PINKSHEETS: ALDA)announced today net sales of $12.0 million and a net loss of $403,000($0.08 loss per share) for the three months ending December 31, 2010 ascompared to net sales of $14.7 million and net income of $1.0 million($0.19 income per share) for the comparable period in 2009. For the yearended December 31, 2010, net sales were $54 MarketWire

Brazilian IT Distribution Leader Joins Global Technology Distribution Council
Officer Distribuidora, the Brazilian IT distribution leader, has become a member of the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC), an industry organization with members that together drive more than $100 billion in annual technology product sales and services MarketWire

PremierWest Bank Announces Appointment of Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
PremierWest Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Wells to the postion of Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer MarketWire

CustVox Secures Position as One of Europe's Leading Voice of the Customer Providers; Independent Market Research Reports
CustVox AG, a global leader in Customer Experience Management software solutions today announced the results from an independent Market Research study which has evaluated VOC Providers around the world. MarketWire

Free Webinar Series Offered by Bryant & Stratton College Online Shows Participants How to Carve a Successful Career Path
Bryant & Stratton College Online announced today that it will be hosting a series of three webinars at no cost for current Bryant & Stratton College students, prospective students and people seeking information on how to get ahead in their career. The first free webinar will take place on Wednesday, April 6, from noon to 1 p.m. EDT MarketWire

Viva Mexico! The MOSCOT Originals and MOSCOT Spirit Collections Now Available South of the Border, Ole!
The MOSCOT Originals and MOSCOT Spirit Collections from MOSCOT, a global lifestyle brand known worldwide for its iconic eyewear, are now available for the first time in Mexico. Debuting at LensLab in Centro, San Pedro Garza Garcia Nuevo Leon, The MOSCOT Collections will be rolling out in stores across Mexico in the coming months. MarketWire

Perfection Industrial Sales Announces Complete Facility Closure -- Assets Formerly Used by Progressive Stamping LLC
Perfection Industrial Sales is conducting the Online Auction Sale of Progressive Stamping LLC, a complete facility closure including Minster and Oak high speed presses, coil lines, tool room equipment, material handling and factory services. The assets for sale can be inspected by appointment on April 4th and 5th and Online bidding closes from 2:00 PM EDT on April 6th. MarketWire

Communications and Collaboration Have Become a Part of Companies' Lives, Says Frost & Sullivan Survey
The awareness of unified communication and collaboration (UCC) tools has been significantly growing, as a C-level executive uses four to five tools on average per day. The majority of tools available, especially instant and unified messaging is extensively employed at all levels of the organization MarketWire

Healthcare Sector Enjoys Growing Benefits From Visual Collaboration Services, Notes Frost & Sullivan
The practice of telemedicine has been undergoing significant evolution paralleled by technological advancements in the world of videoconferencing. These changes open new opportunities for videoconferencing service providers as they continue to address a market that remains highly under penetrated MarketWire

Self-Employed: How to Survive an Audit
The IRS expects 145 million tax returns to be filed for the 2010 tax year and, of those, one in six will be self-employed Schedule C filers. A small percentage of those self-employed businesses will be subject to an audit each year. MarketWire

Yeast Culture Manufacturer Vi-COR(R) Offers Mastitis Workshop at Central Plains Dairy Expo
Marko Sosa of Vi-COR®, a manufacturer of specialized yeast culture products for poultry, swine and dairy feed, will present an Udder Dissection Wet Lab and Mastitis Workshop at Central Plains Dairy Expo March 29-31 at the Sioux Falls (SD) Convention Center. The presentation and hands-on demonstration will be offered to attendees at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 30 and repeated at 9:30 a.m MarketWire

Leatt Corporation Announces Release of the Leatt STX Road
Leatt Corporation, a Nevada corporation (PINKSHEETS: LEAT) (Company), and the developer of the Leatt-Brace®, a Neck Brace System designed to help prevent potentially devastating motor sport injuries to the neck, today announced the release of its Leatt® STX Road, the all-new neck brace specifically for street motorcycle riders. MarketWire

MyShape Liposculpture Specialist Announces Grand Opening
MyShape Liposculpture Specialist, located at 2610 Horizon Ridge Pkwy Suite 203, Henderson, Nevada 89052, proudly announces their grand opening today. Accessible from all corners of the Las Vegas Valley, and conveniently located near Bruce Woodbury Parkway, MyShape Liposculpture Specialist has been designed to offer an incomparable highly specialized state of the art service MarketWire

New Avis TV Campaign Highlights Customer Appreciation of Employees Who 'Treat People Like People'
Every year, Avis Rent A Car receives thousands of letters, telephone calls and emails from its customers, thanking Avis employees who have done whatever it took to deliver an outstanding rental experience MarketWire

B2B Content Marketing Summit Announced
ten24 Web Solutions announces the 2nd Annual Content Marketing Summit, to be held Wednesday, April 6th 8am - 1pm at the Marriott in Newton, Massachusetts. MarketWire

Florence Henderson to Be Featured With Bausch + Lomb's Crystalens(R) at ASCRS
Bausch + Lomb, the global eye and health company, announces Broadway, TV and film star, Florence Henderson, will be featured at the company's exhibit during the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) annual meeting in San Diego, Calif., on Saturday, March 26 MarketWire

Perceptron, Inc. to Present at the 2011 Quality Conference
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP), a leading provider of non-contact measurement and scanning systems for manufacturers, today announced that Paul Joss, Industrial Marketing Manager, will be presenting Helix, its breakthrough 3D metrology solution, at the 2011 Quality Conference to be held on April 13, 2011 at the Embassy Suites Charlotte-Concord Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina. MarketWire

Spring Into Spring With 5 Quick Tips to EcoRico-ize Your Life
"Spring is a time to renew inside and out," says Giselle Achecar, the Puerto Rican-born, Ivy-league educated eco lifestyle expert and founder of Eco-Rico.com and EcoRico TV. "My 5 quick tips will spring-clean your body, kitchen, closet, home and health in a simple, fun and sexy way with Latin flava!" MarketWire

AutoStar Superstores Saves 1,000 Jobs for Auto Dealers Kicked Out of Manufacturers Due to Cutbacks and Bankruptcies -- Aims to Save 19,000 More
AutoStar Superstores is a national auto dealership network providing experienced auto dealer principals with a ready-made success formula for reestablishing car dealerships and rocketing each AutoStar Superstores dealer to the top of the Profitable List. MarketWire

Benz Communications' Jennifer Benz to Moderate Panel Presentation on Benefits Best Practices at MetLife's 7th National Benefits Symposium
Jennifer Benz, founder and chief strategist of Benz Communications, along with benefits leaders from four large clients, will present "Best Practices for Your Benefits Challenges" at MetLife's 7th National Benefits Symposium, March 27-28, 2011, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC. Benz Communications is a benefits communications strategy boutique. MarketWire

Talon International Explains Changes to Quote System
Talon International, Inc. (OTCQB: TALN), a leading global supplier of zippers, apparel fasteners, trim and interlining products, announced today information related to recent changes in the quotation of its stock. MarketWire

MRC Announces METAwards Winner at 2011 e-Commerce Payments and Risk Conference
The Merchant Risk Council (MRC), a global, merchant-led trade association focused on electronic commerce payments and risk, has announced the winner of the first annual MRC Emerging Technology Awards, or METAwards. MarketWire

Con-X Construction Ltd a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Playbox (US) Inc. (PYBX), Has Signed Contracts and Commenced on 3 New Projects for Sarra Homes
Con-X Construction Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary of Playbox (US) Inc. (PINK SHEETS: PYBX), has signed contracts and commenced on 3 new projects for Sarra Homes. One project is in North Vancouver, B.C. to construct a high end home on a cost plus basis for 1.2 million dollars, the second is a design build home in Crofton, B.C MarketWire

Potential for industries to benefit from a Networked Society
-- Information and communications technology offers solutions for otherindustries-- Keynote address on "Wireless Health Day" at CTIA Wireless 2011-- Medical expert Dr MarketWire

Resolutions from the Annual General Meeting at Novo Nordisk A/S
At the Annual General Meeting of Novo Nordisk A/S today, the shareholderspasseda number of resolutions. Company Announcement no 18 2011:http://hugin.info/2013/R/1499416/434929.pdf This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf ofThomson Reuters clients MarketWire

Silver Peak Continues Global Expansion Into Northern Europe
Silver Peak Systems, the leader in data center class wide area network (WAN) optimization, today announced the opening of a new office in Holland and the expansion of its distribution partnership with Exclusive Networks into Northern Europe. MarketWire

Eton Academy's 2011 Senior Class Is 100% College Bound
Each of the nine seniors in Eton Academy's 2011 graduating class has been accepted to a college or university for next fall. This is the third year in a row the senior class from the school for different learners has earned this accomplishment. MarketWire

Pure Michigan Tourism Campaign Wins Top Award From Advertising Research Foundation
Pure Michigan was recognized by the Advertising Research Foundation last night in New York City. The Pure Michigan tourism campaign won a prestigious David Ogilvy Award for Excellence in Advertising Research. Pure Michigan's advertising agency, McCann Erickson Detroit, shared honors with its media arm, Universal McCann, and research partner Longwoods International. MarketWire

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions in Broomfield, Colo., Recognized by OSHA for Excellence in Workplace Safety and Health
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (STKM: TREL-B) in Broomfield, Colo., has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for excellence in Trelleborg's employee safety and health program. The Broomfield facility has been designated as a "star" site in OSHA's Voluntary Protection Programs. MarketWire

Blackfire Research Obsoletes Docked Audio Systems With Dock-Free Alternative
Blackfire Research, a company at the forefront of Wi-Fi networked media technology, today announced the availability of Developer Kits for its dock-replacing technology SuperStreamHD for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and licensing partners. With the aid of Blackfire's SuperStreamHD Developer Kits, licensing partners can accelerate the time to market of dock-free products. MarketWire

Blackstone Sells 17 Homes in One Weekend as Buyers Respond to Grand Opening Opportunities at Four Neighborhoods
Providing overwhelming proof that Orange County's new-home market is on the rebound and demand for well-designed homes is on the rise, the brand-new master-planned community of Blackstone in the hills above Brea sold 17 homes during the first weekend of sales at four distinctive neighborhoods by two of the nation's premier homebuilders, Shea Homes and Standard Pacific Homes. MarketWire

Barrick Delivers Over $9 Billion in Economic Value in 2010
Barrick Gold Corporation's role as an engine of economic development is featured in the latest edition of Beyond Borders, which documents the company's contribution of over $9 billion to the economies of its host countries in 2010. This figure includes local and regional purchases, payments to governments and employees, as well as over $31 million in community programs to improve quality of life MarketWire

Auto Dealers Not Only Ones Pulling Toyota Prius Incentives
Automotive dealers are reporting a heightened frenzy over the Toyota Prius and a few other select Japanese models because of a possible supply chain shortage stemming from recent events in Japan. Naturally, a majority of these dealers have reduced or cut their incentives on any deals for the vehicle MarketWire

Realty Executives International Sees Significant Franchise Growth First Quarter of 2011
Realty Executives International, Inc. has awarded franchising rights to 12 new franchisees in North America year-to-date in 2011. New franchise locations include those added in the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan. In the United States new franchise locations can be found in Florida, Tennessee, California, Missouri and Arizona MarketWire

TransUnion Study Finds Many Americans Plan to Use Tax Refund to Mend Finances
While the weeks leading up to the April 18 tax filing deadline can be unnerving for millions of Americans, a recent Zogby International survey commissioned by TransUnion found that those expecting to receive a tax refund plan to put their refund to good use in hopes of improving their financial and credit health. MarketWire

Vangent, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results
Full Year 2010 Highlights-- Revenue Increased 30% Over 2009 to $761.8 Million-- Operating Income Grew to $51.9 Million and Adjusted EBITDA Grew 36% to $95.1 MillionFourth Quarter 2010 Highlights-- Revenue Increased 2% to $176.4 Million-- Operating Income Grew to $4.6 Million and Adjusted EBITDA Increased 9% to $21.3 MillionVangent, Inc MarketWire

iFactory and Eastern Virginia Medical School Team Up
iFactory, an award-winning interactive design and development firm, is thrilled to announce its new partnership with Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS), a world-class center of education, research and patient-care. MarketWire

KALEXSYN and BioRelix Announce Extension of Collaboration to Identify Anti-Bacterial Drug Candidates
KALEXSYN, Inc. a drug discovery and development company, and BioRelix, Inc., the leader in discovery and development of riboswitch-based therapeutics, announced today that they have entered into an agreement in which KALEXSYN will provide medicinal chemistry services to drive BioRelix's ongoing research activities directed at the discovery of new anti-bacterial drugs MarketWire

ViridiSTOR to Support the American Society for Microbiology in "Going Green" at 50th Annual Branch Meeting
ViridiSTOR LLC announced today that the Arizona/Southern Nevada Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) will use its technology to replace the distribution of paper-based conference materials and collateral at its 50th annual ASM branch conference on April 16th at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. MarketWire

Pennsylvania Pushes to Top for U.S. Northeast Project Starts, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A look at Industrial Info's North American Industrial Database shows that the U.S. Northeast region, consisting of the states of New Jersey, New York, Delaware and Pennsylvania, has $5.74 billion worth of projects that are planned to kick off from April through June of this year MarketWire

Survey Shows Government Agencies Facing More Complex Electronic Discovery Issues With Growing Confidence
The results of the 2010 Benchmarking Study of Electronic Discovery Practices for Government Agencies Survey have been released, showing that government agencies continue to face increases in the quantity of data to manage, but with increased budget constraints MarketWire

CustomScoop Launches New Media Monitoring Features
CustomScoop, a leader in customizable media monitoring and media analysis services, today announces its Spring 2011 product release. The release further expands on the user interface updates released last autumn. MarketWire

O2 Secure Wireless Engages KPMG Dominicana to Provide Tax Planning and Advisory Services
O2 Secure Wireless, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: OTOW) announces that the Company has entered into an agreement with KPMG Dominicana for the purpose of assisting in financial affairs and tax preparation in accordance with Dominican Regulation. MarketWire

Case Introduces Two New F Series Wheel Loaders
Case Construction Equipment today expanded its new F Series wheel loader product line with two all-new models, the 1021F and 1121F. The products expand the Case wheel loader line into a new size class. The machines are specifically engineered for quarry, aggregate and truck-loading applications. MarketWire

Nationally Recognized Community Association Law Firm Launches Community Association Practice in New Jersey and New York
Becker & Poliakoff, a pioneer and leader in the field of Community Association law, today announced that attorneys J. David Ramsey and Jennifer Loheac have joined the firm to start the Condo, Homeowners & Co-op practice group. As heads of the firm's second New Jersey office, located in Morristown, Mr. Ramsey and Ms MarketWire

InsWeb.com: Median Arizona Auto Insurance Rate Now $861 per Household
The median six-month Arizona auto insurance rate has decreased approximately 4.5 percent over the last 12 months to reach $861 according to InsWeb (NASDAQ: INSW), a leading online insurance comparison provider. MarketWire

ECU Silver Reports Arrival of High Performance Deep Drill at Its Velardena Site
ECU Silver Mining Inc. (TSX: ECU) is pleased to announce that the high-performance deep hole diamond drill has arrived on site at its 100% owned Velardena Property and is being lowered in the mine today to be installed in the drilling station on level 18. MarketWire

VPISystems Announces OnePlan for Mobile, Industry's First End-to-End Smartphone to Mobile Network Modeling & Subscriber QoE System
VPISystems, the leading provider of predictive network impact analysis software for subscriber quality assurance and network congestion avoidance, announced at CTIA today its OnePlan for Mobile offering MarketWire

Yodil, Inc. Profiled in New Novarica Report
Yodil, Inc., a provider of business intelligence (BI), data analytics, and management reporting services to the insurance industry, has been included in the "Novarica Market Navigator for Insurance BI Solutions" -- a report that highlights the major players in business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing (DW) for the insurance industry MarketWire

TGI Acquires Trading Platform Source Code for $1.5 Million
TGI Group (PINKSHEETS: TSPG), diversified holding company, announced today that it has acquired a trading platform source code from a California-based technology Company for $1.5 Million. MarketWire

State, Local Business Compliance Changes Having Major Impact on Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses
Major budget shortfalls due to declines in tax revenues are driving cash-strapped state and local governments to increase fees and build in greater complexity around business compliance for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) MarketWire

eMerchantPay Showcases at Airline Distribution 2011
Leading international payment provider eMerchantPay (www.eMerchantPay.com) announced today that they are showcasing their premier payment processing services at the upcoming Airline Distribution 2011, where they will discuss successful payment strategies and best practices with key decision makers in the airline industry. MarketWire

HedgeOp Expands in US, Opens West Coast Office
HedgeOp Compliance, LLC, the leading provider of consulting services for private fund advisers and specialized compliance software for a wide array of investment advisers, today announced that it has expanded its footprint in the US market with the opening of a San Francisco office. MarketWire

Let Springtime Fun Bloom at Wyndham Blake Chicago
Load the family into the car and spend Spring break at the luxurious Wyndham Blake Chicago, a landmark boutique hotel conveniently close to the city's best springtime fun. Now through April 24, enjoy special savings with the "Park and Play Spring Break Package." MarketWire

Columbus IT, Aberdeen Group Launch Benchmarking Tool to Support Discrete Manufacturers
Columbus IT, a developer of software solutions for the manufacturing and distribution industries, has partnered with research firm Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), to develop an online tool to help manufacturers highlight the areas of their business where they can drive the greatest operational efficiencies. MarketWire

Seventeen Health Care Organizations in Louisiana and Mississippi Form New Gulf States Purchasing Coalition
Seventeen health care organizations in Louisiana and Mississippi, and a multi-physician clinic, have formed the Gulf States Purchasing Coalition to reduce their supply expenses and improve their operational performance MarketWire

Phoenix College Introduces New "Green" Wireless Class
AmeriSkills, a training company, is beginning to assist Phoenix College - Downtown by adding to their "Green" training programs MarketWire

Al Packer Ford West to Host 4th Annual Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Cruise-In April 3
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Kenexa Introduces New Recruitment Process Outsourcing Solution: ZOOMRecruit
Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced the release of ZOOMRecruit, a new rapid recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) option for companies that need to hire top talent quickly -- often in less than a year. MarketWire

Voice2Korea(TM) Debuts on AT&T and T-Mobile USA as the First Pay-As-You-Go International Calling Service
Downplay, Inc. doing business as UAngel America in Costa Mesa, California, a leading provider of mobile value-added services and applications for wireless carriers and their subscribers, today announced the launch of Voice2Korea™, its first international calling service available for most SMS-enabled cellular phones MarketWire

Elysium Internet Secures Extension of Conversion Freeze From Debt Holders
Elysium Internet, Inc., DBA www.TheDirectory.com (PINKSHEETS: EYSM), an emerging leader in the Local Business Search Market, today announced that it has secured a 30 day extension from debt holders relating to converting debt to equity. MarketWire

San Diego Company Donates Radiation Safety Instruments to Emergency Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant
In response to the natural disasters in Japan, General Atomics Electronic Systems, Inc. (GA-ESI) (www.ga-esi.com) has sent its entire remaining inventory of DOSE-GARD® Microelectronic Alarming Dosimeters to Tokyo Electric Power Company. MarketWire

National Eagles and Angels Association to Host Inaugural Meeting of New Miami Chapter on Wednesday, April 6, 2011
The National Eagles and Angels Association (NEAA), a nationwide alliance of individual investors and business angels, today announced that the inaugural meeting of its new Miami Chapter will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at The Bankers Club of Miami. MarketWire

Purfresh Selected for Most Promising Innovation Award at the Cleantech Forum San Francisco
Purfresh, a leading provider of clean technologies that purify, protect, and preserve the global food supply chain, today announced that it has received the Most Promising Innovation Award from the Cleantech Group and Autodesk at the ninth annual Cleantech Forum in San Francisco, which was held March 14-16, 2011 MarketWire

Avid Chief Operating Officer Kirk Arnold Honored as Technology Woman to Watch
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that Chief Operating Officer Kirk Arnold has been named one of 22 Women To Watch by Mass High Tech, the Voice of New England Innovation. Arnold will be among the honorees whose contributions will be celebrated at a breakfast event March 23 at the Seaport Hotel. MarketWire

Catapult PR-IR to Present at EXHIBITOR 2011
WHO: Terri Douglas, principal, Catapult PR-IR (http://www.catapultpr-ir.com) WHAT: How PR Can Strengthen Your Company's Trade Show Presence: A Beginner's GuideTogether with her co-presenter, Marilyn Kroner of Kroner Communications (www.kronercommunications MarketWire

Cheetah Oil & Gas Ltd. Belmont Lake Field Update
Cheetah Oil & Gas Ltd. (OTCBB: COHG) (the "Company" or "Cheetah") announces Belmont Lake, Mississippi project update. MarketWire

Cephas Breaks Ground on FightAcademy.org
Cephas Holding Corp (PINKSHEETS: CEHC) today announced that it has begun development of FightAcademy.org. FightAcademy.org is being designed to be an integrated digital platform for aspiring mixed martial artists. MarketWire

ETS, NEA Study Identifies Pathways to Increasing Teacher Diversity
New, collaborative research recently completed and published by Educational Testing Service (ETS) and the National Education Association (NEA) provides insights into how to close teacher diversity gap MarketWire

Need Foodie Content and Influence? Halogen Media Group Wraps Up FoodieBlogRoll
Halogen Media Group today announced that FoodieBlogRoll, a blog aggregator with over 11,000 foodie blogs and close to 1,000 ad-displaying publishers, has become a key exclusive partner in the Halogen food channel. MarketWire

Golden Patriot Corp Announces It Has Secured Acquisition Financing
The Board of Directors of Golden Patriot Corp (PINKSHEETS: GPTC) announced that it closed on a small financing and is now proceeding with its acquisition plan. To this end, the Company is assessing various business opportunities with which to proceed. Michael Gelmon, CEO of Golden Patriot, stated: "With the financing in hand, we look forward to making an exciting acquisition in the near future MarketWire

REMINDER: Aldila Will Review Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Financial Results in Conference Call
Peter Mathewson, Chairman & CEO of Aldila, Inc. (OTCQX: ALDA) (PINKSHEETS: ALDA), will be hosting a conference call and webcast relating to the Company's fourth quarter and year end 2010 financial results which will be announced post market close on March 23, 2011 MarketWire

DCO Energy Receives Greenhouse Gas Reduction Recognition
DCO Energy LLC (www.dcoenergy.com) is proud to announce that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Partnership has recognized DCO Energy's contribution to efficient domestic energy production with the US EPA CHP Partnership Certificate of Partner Greenhouse Gas Reduction for the 3rd consecutive year. MarketWire

Healthnostics Grants Joint Venture Options
Healthnostics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HNSS) issued U.S. News Company a six month option to purchase 10 million shares of Healthnostics, Inc. common stock at $.015 per share and a one-year option to purchase an additional 10 million shares at $.03 per share. Upon purchase, these shares will be restricted for one year. Meanwhile, U.S. News is free to make open market purchases. MarketWire

SecureAlert, Inc. Announces Record $8.5 Million in New Business Development and Accounts
SecureAlert, Inc. (OTCBB: SCRA), an international provider of patented, wireless electronic monitoring systems and services to public safety agencies, announces that it achieved record level new agency and distributor account signings during the fiscal quarter ending March 31, 2011 MarketWire

Svenska Spel Selects Kaltura's Open Source Online Video Platform for Its e-Gaming Site
Svenska Spel, Sweden's leading gaming company, owned by the Swedish government, announced today that is has selected Kaltura (www.kaltura.com), developer of the first open source online video platform, to power video across the Svenska Spel website and its e-gaming web properties. MarketWire

Grid Petroleum Provides Update on San Joaquin Basin Area Potential
Grid Petroleum Corp. (OTCBB: GRPR) (hereafter "Grid," "The Company") is pleased to provide further details on its most recent acquisition of Joaquin Basin Resources Inc. MarketWire

Gardner Denver, Inc. Announces Redemption of Its 8% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2013
Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE: GDI) announced today that it has issued a notice to redeem all $125,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2013 (the "Notes"). The Notes will be redeemed on May 2, 2011 at a redemption price equal to 100% of the principal amount thereof, plus accrued and unpaid interest to, but not including, the date of redemption MarketWire

EXTEDO Featuring Complete EXTEDOsuite at the DIA Annual EuroMeeting
EXTEDO, a key eRegulatory Affairs solutions provider for life sciences firms, will be featuring the EXTEDOsuite™ that includes eCTDmanager Suite™ and PcVmanager™ at the DIA 23rd Annual EuroMeeting being held in Geneva, Switzerland on March 28-30, 2011. MarketWire

Non Slip Fabric From Eastex Is Attractive, Abrasion Resistant
Eastex Products, Inc. has introduced a new non slip fabric for designers of virtually any type of product which requires a grippy surface that must be attractive, washable, and also highly abrasion resistant. Typical product applications include camping gear, cushions and seats, baggage and luggage panels, gloves, shoulder straps, and slippers. MarketWire

Heat Trace Cabling Features Pre-Terminated Connectors to Simplify Installation
Heat Trace Products, LLC. has introduced "T-Links" which is a new highly reliable, UL approved, self-regulating heat trace cabling system for virtually any process temperature maintenance and freeze protection application. Pre-terminated and supplied in standard lengths, it assures high quality connections and faster installation. MarketWire

Health Essist(R) and Baseball Legend Tommy Lasorda Enlist the Power of Cinsay, Inc. Proprietary Video Player and e-Commerce Platform to Bring Edible Health-Strips to Market
Health Essist®, the innovative company behind the revolutionary vitamin, herb and mineral dietary supplements edible Health Strips™ has joined the growing number of companies who will bring their products to market via Cinsay, Inc.'s proprietary and portable video player and eCommerce platform, effectively opening their business to as many people as are using the Internet MarketWire

Paulo Sarti Named Managing Director for Penske Logistics South America
Penske Logistics has named Paulo Sarti as Managing Director for South American operations. Based in São Paulo, Brazil, he is responsible for the operations and growth of business in South America. MarketWire

Sage ERP X3 Customer Satellite Industries Wins 2011 Progressive Manufacturing 100 Award
Sage North America is pleased to announce that Sage ERP X3 customer Satellite Industries has won the Progressive Manufacturing 100 (PM100) Award in the Business Model Mastery category as selected by Managing Automation Media MarketWire

100% Swing-Trade Success as "Stock Alerts" Produce Win After Win
When is the last time that you closed-out 138 straight trades with a profit? Few traders can say they've accomplished that, but subscribers to the BullTrade.com "Stock Alert" service certainly can. Since May 2009, subscribers have reveled throughout a 22-month winning streak MarketWire

Integra Gold Corp. Intersects 12.6 g/t Gold Over 6.5 Meters and 8.7 g/t Gold Over 4.4 Meters Within 25 Meter Section at Lamaque
Integra Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: ICG) (The "Company") is pleased to announce results from its recently completed drill program on the Sixteen Zone at its Lamaque project. Approximately 2,800 meters of drilling in 13 drill holes were completed at the Sixteen Zone in 2010, six intersected significant gold mineralization. MarketWire

Power of the Dream Ventures Signs Investment Agreement With Genetic Immunity
Power of the Dream Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB: PWRV), Hungary's premier technology commercialization company, is pleased to announce the signing of an Investment Agreement with Genetic Immunity (www.geneticimmunity.com), one of the leaders of therapeutic vaccine product development. MarketWire

MediaPlatform Launches Advanced Webcasting Diagnostic Tool
To help ensure the highest quality webcasts possible, MediaPlatform® today announced a significantly enhanced version of its pre-webcast diagnostic tool and the addition of two new members to its client services team MarketWire

Double Diaphragm Pump From EDSON Features Programmable Variable Speed Drive
EDSON International is introducing a new portable, variable speed electric double diaphragm pump that is rated for 25 GPM service and is ideal for a wide variety of industrial and process applications. MarketWire

SeeSaw Announces New Reach & Frequency Model for Digital Place-Based Media
SeeSaw Networks, a leading digital place-based media company, and member of the Digital Place-based Advertising Association (DPAA), today announced the development of a proprietary reach and frequency model that calculates media plan audience deliveries across multiple digital place-based media networks MarketWire

Expansion and Investment in Southern US Soybean Seed Market: Bayer CropScience to Acquire US-Based Hornbeck Seed Company
Bayer CropScience announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Hornbeck Seed Company Inc. (HBK), a privately-held company headquartered in DeWitt, Arkansas, USA. Hornbeck is a seed company supplying soybean, rice, and wheat varieties in the southern US-market, with an in-house soybean breeding program and proprietary soybean germplasm MarketWire

Telx Closes $200 Million Amendment and Incremental Senior Secured Credit Facility
The Telx Group, Inc., a leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, today announced that it closed a $200 million amendment and incremental senior secured credit facility, including a $25 million revolving line of credit MarketWire

Fortinet FortiMail Earns 11th Consecutive Virus Bulletin AntiSpam Award
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leading network security provider and the worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions -- today announced the company's FortiMail™ messaging security appliance has been awarded its 11th Virus Bulletin certification in the VBSpam Awards. MarketWire

TEAM Title, Inc. Receives 5 Title Agent Licenses; Opens 9 Additional Markets While Boosting Bottom Line
TEAM Title, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of TEAM Nation Holdings Corporation ("TEAM") (OTCBB: TEMN) (PINKSHEETS: TEMN), is pleased to announce that it received its title agent licenses in Georgia, Minnesota, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The licenses allow TEAM Title to process direct title and settlement operation in those markets MarketWire

The Boston Consulting Group Wins National Award for Innovative Career-Development Initiative
In recognition of one of its progressive career development and retention initiatives, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has received The Human Rights Campaign's 2011 Award for Workplace Equality Innovation. MarketWire

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Selects Avaya Government Solutions for Next-Generation Satellite Ground System
Avaya Government Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Avaya, today announced that it has been tasked by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to build a next-generation NOAA Jason Ground System (NJGS) that will support the simultaneous operation of Jason-2 and Jason-3 satellites. The contract is valued at up to $4.7 million over three years. MarketWire

Smith Breeden Chairman Michael Giarla Named Chief Executive Officer
Smith Breeden Associates today announced that effective immediately Michael J. Giarla, the Firm's Chairman, will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer, replacing current CEO Eugene Flood, Jr., PhD, who will join TIAA-CREF in May. Smith Breeden is a research-driven institutional global asset management firm. MarketWire

XZERES Receives MCS Certification to Accelerate Sales Efforts in the United Kingdom
XZERES Wind Corporation (OTCBB: XWND), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind market (2.5kW-100kW), today announced MCS Approval for its 442SR 10kW small wind power system MarketWire

HomePNA Ratifies New Broadband Access Specification
The HomePNA® Alliance today announced Fast EoC®, a new industry specification aimed to deliver performance up to 320 Megabits per second (Mbps) in regular mode, and up to 640 Megabits per second (Mbps) and more than 300 Mbps user data throughput to Multi-Dwelling Unit (MDU) environments in a new "enhanced" mode. HomePNA's Fast EoC targets broadband access in MDU and Hospitality markets MarketWire

ANADIGICS Enables Shanghai Qianjin Electronics' CATV Infrastructure Products
ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) and mixed signal semiconductor solutions, today announced that the Company is shipping production volumes of its CATV hybrid line amplifiers to Shanghai Qianjin Electronics MarketWire

Orlando-Based Deal-of-the-Day Site Launches With Downtown Party
Dealagio (http://www.dealagio.com), a daily site featuring the best things to eat, see and experience in the City Beautiful officially launches to Central Florida residents tonight at 5:00 p.m. Providing local users with access to the best prices from favorite brands, Dealagio delivers deals straight to a user's inbox MarketWire

Hearst Media Services/Bay Area's Reputation Management Program Gives Bay Area Businesses the Right Tools and Technology to Track Their Reputations Across the Web
Hearst Media Services/Bay Area is now offering Bay Area businesses the opportunity to receive up-to-date data on how they are perceived by customers. MarketWire

UnionTown Energy Inc. Estimates Surge on Montana Oil Reserve Increase by Nearly 300%
Editors Note: There are two photos associated with this press release. MarketWire

Maine Windjammer Cruises(R) Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Sailing Adventures
Maine Windjammer Cruises®, North America's first and oldest fleet of wind-powered sailing vessels for passengers, announced today that it will be celebrating its 75th season of authentic Maine sailing adventures beginning May 20th. Since 1936, these cruises have lured guests from around the world by offering unique and spectacular, all-inclusive, eco-friendly vacations at modest rates MarketWire

ICE Corp.'s Modizo.com Agrees to Content Deal With IAMTV
Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation (OTCBB: ICMC) (www.icecorpasia.com) announced today that it has reached an agreement with Independent Asian Music Television (IAMTV) company for exclusive rights to all of IAMTV's video content for Modizo (http://www.modizo.com), the proprietary celebrity video blogging platform owned and operated by ICE Corp. MarketWire

Clean Energy Pathways Selected by Headland, AL to Provide Energy Audits and Retrofits
Clean Energy Pathways, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CPWY), an alternative and renewable energy solutions company, has been selected to provide energy audits and efficiency recommendations to the city of Headland, AL for its municipal buildings, as government officials take action to reduce costs and provide taxpayers with cost-efficient operations. Headland is located in southeastern Alabama. MarketWire

Fox Petroleum Signs Letter of Intent With Camelot Oil Energy S.A.
Fox Petroleum Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FXPT) announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Camelot Oil Energy S.A. to develop and finance oil projects located in Latin America. MarketWire

CMO Council Launches Major Campaign to Address Subscriber Complexity in Global Communications Markets
The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council announced a major new thought leadership initiative to examine the extent and effects of a demanding new world of subscriber complexity and choice in today's communications services market MarketWire

EnerNOC Signs EfficiencySMART(TM) Contract With Southern California Edison
EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leading provider of energy management applications for the smart grid, announced today that it has entered into a contract with Southern California Edison (SCE), an Edison International company, to deliver EnerNOC's EfficiencySMART™ data-driven energy efficiency application to SCE customers MarketWire

VYCON to Showcase "Green" Power Backup Systems During Data Center World in Booth #728
During Data Center World, March 27-31 in Las Vegas, VYCON (www.vyconenergy.com), a designer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly, high-speed energy storage flywheel systems, will present its award-winning VDC and VDC-XE clean energy storage systems that protect data centers from the costly and damaging effects of power disturbances. MarketWire

PeopleString Launches Content and Traffic Partnership Program Featuring AreYouInterested.com Dating Integration
PeopleString Corporation (OTCBB: PLPE) announced today that it has launched a new Social Content and Traffic partnership program to widen the scope of content and services available to PeopleString members and provide our Social Portal technology to partners to help monetize their website and web applications traffic MarketWire

Cymtec Partners With COMPUTERLINKS Benelux to Deliver Leading Network Visibility and Optimization Solutions Across Western Europe
Cymtec Systems, a leading provider of products that help companies optimize network performance and fulfill the rigorous audit and compliance standards imposed on organizations, has gained significant traction during its initial expansion into the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region MarketWire

Nanocoatings Provide a Ray of Hope for the Aerospace Industry, Finds Frost & Sullivan
Nanocoatings claim to have the potential to replace conventional coatings because of their unique properties and predicted environmental friendliness. They seem to be the ideal solution for overcoming numerous challenges faced by the aerospace and defense industries. However, it is important to take a closer look at these nanocoatings to determine their potential for market penetration MarketWire

Yasheng Group Announces Strong Financial Results for the Full Year 2010
Yasheng Group (OTCQB: YHGG) (FRANKFURT: YSF), a high-growth diversified China-based agricultural conglomerate with US headquarters in California, today announced its financial results for the full year 2010. MarketWire

Benefits Executive Michael Rosenberg Joins Alliant Insurance Services as First Vice President
Alliant Insurance Services (www.alliantinsurance.com), the nation's largest specialty insurance brokerage firm, has announced that employee benefits executive Michael Rosenberg has joined the company as First Vice President in the firm's Fort Lauderdale, FL office. MarketWire

InTouch Credit Union Delivers Exceptional Service With AltiGen
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN) (PINKSHEETS: ATGN) the leading provider of software-based Unified Communications solutions, today announced that InTouch Credit Union has centralized contact center operations nationwide utilizing AltiGen's unified communications and Microsoft based contact center solution. MarketWire

DecisionPoint and Comamtech Amend Merger Agreement
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DNPI), a leading provider of Enterprise Mobility and RFID solutions, today announced that the company and Comamtech have amended their merger agreement. The agreement has been amended to provide a more accurate post closing adjustment mechanism, if needed, to better reflect the value of Comamtech's assets at the time of closing of the merger MarketWire

Loders Croklaan Innovation Drives Trans-Fat Elimination
The food industry is under renewed pressure from the market to eliminate trans-fat from food products. State and local governments, retailers and specific segments of the market continue to set mandates requiring the complete elimination of trans-fat from food products. MarketWire

blekko, BrightEdge Team to Bring Brands Into Battle Against Spam
Search pioneer blekko said today it has partnered with enterprise SEO platform leader BrightEdge to deliver new tools to the world's leading brands in the fight against spam in search results. MarketWire

Magnolia CMS Helps $7B Utility Build Its Brand on the Web
Magnolia, the open source content management vendor that delivers simplicity on an enterprise scale, today announced publication of a major case study detailing how Magnolia CMS helped Munich-based utility SWM upgrade its web image to engage with customers and promote environmental goals of green energy and sustainability. MarketWire

Taleo Customers Win Learning! 100 Awards for Outstanding Training and Development Programs
Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO) announced that seven of its customers -- BDO Dunwoody, CDW Corporation, Cisco, Google, The Apothecary Shop, The Protocol School of Washington and Vi -- have been named Learning! 100 Award winners. MarketWire

Job Creation in the U.S. Hits 29-Year Low at Peak of Great Recession, According to New Census Bureau Data
In 2009, at the height of the Great Recession, the economy saw historically large declines in job creation rates from startup and existing firms -- the lowest rates in nearly 30 years -- while job losses also increased. From 2006 to 2009, the overall job creation rate fell 4 points (from 16.5 percent), and among startups the job creation rate fell by 1 point (from 3 percent) MarketWire

Defense Communications Poised to Shift to High Gear Over the Next Few Years, Finds Frost & Sullivan
Global defense is inseparably woven with technology, particularly communications technology. Communications systems on the battlefield are vital components for mission success. For soldiers on the ground, radio and other communications devices act as lifelines MarketWire

Genetic Testing of Embryos Offers Acquisition Targets for Entrants in the U.S. Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Market, Observes Frost & Sullivan
As the preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) market is at a very early stage, the virtually untapped market harbors several targets for strategic acquisition. This market also offers new applications for advanced genomic technologies like Array CGH. MarketWire

Regulations Uplift Prospects for Green and Smart Building Technologies, Finds Frost & Sullivan
Legislative policies greatly influence the top 10 technologies in the green buildings domain. There is a pressing need to ramp up research and development (R&D) efforts to reduce costs and ensure photovoltaic (PV) cell readiness for rapid development MarketWire

Growth in Distributed Power and Solar Energy as a Result of Japan's Nuclear Crisis
The recent crisis in Japan has hit the country's power grid with intensity that may take months to rebuild, and could have lasting repercussions on parts of the Japanese economy. It may help spur growth in other power markets, such as alternatives and distributed generation. MarketWire

Great Lakes Data Systems Appoints Garrick Russell as President and COO
Great Lakes Data Systems, Inc. (www.glds.com) (GLDS), the leading provider of PC-based subscriber management and billing systems for the broadband industry, today announced the appointment of long-time employee Garrick Russell as President and Chief Operations Officer. MarketWire

World Energy Solutions Adds SAIC to Rapidly Growing Client Roster
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has helped Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) successfully secure a new power contract for its Maryland office facilities MarketWire

Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. Acquires Five Preschools in DC Metro Area
Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLCI), a leading operator of private preschools, elementary and middle schools and K-12 online distance learning, today announced it has acquired five preschools located in Metropolitan Washington, D.C. from Children's Center preschools. MarketWire

SaleSpider Announces Global Expansion
SaleSpider, a business social network geared for small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs), today announced significant expansion beyond North America into Europe, Southeast Asia and Africa, augmenting its existing base of 760,000+ active members. SaleSpider is tapping into the growing popularity of social networks, and extending its own network to a ripe overseas market MarketWire

Summer Reading Picks From Hannover House to Launch at Book Expo
Hannover House will publish three new books for the Summer Reading season, with announcements and promotions commencing at the Book Expo America convention in New York City in May. "Blind Vision" is a historic novel of Jewish persecution by Vivian Kaplan, author of the St. Martin's Press bestseller "Ten Green Bottles MarketWire

Toyota Leads Global Brands in Negatively-Motivated Search Query Behavior, According to 2011 Customer Complaint Index From Web Liquid Group
Toyota, beset by safety problems and recalls in the United States for the last year, led all major global brands in online complaint queries according to Web Liquid Group's new 2011 Customer Complaint Index. They were joined at the top of the list by Nokia, McDonald's, Honda and Pizza Hut. MarketWire

Universal Detection Technology Featured as a Provider of Radiation Detection Equipment on Japan Radiation Tracking Site, RDTN.ORG
Universal Detection Technology (www.udetection.com) (OTCBB: UNDT), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies that protect against biological, chemical, and radiological threats, announced today that it has entered into collaboration with rdnt.org to track radiation levels in Japan MarketWire

PhotoRocket, the Radically Simple Photo Sharing App, Now Available on Mac App Store
PhotoRocket announced today that its free photo sharing desktop app for Mac is available on the Mac App Store MarketWire

PeopleBrowsr Presents the History of Social Networking: An Illustrated Timeline of Social Media Sensations in Celebration of 75 Years of the Advertising Research Foundation, Re:Think 2011
PeopleBrowsr, the high-tech social analytics and engagement company, has released a visualized timeline of the History of Social Networking. Illustrating current social media sensations, such as Rebecca Black and Charlie Sheen, and historical milestones dating back to the 1930s, the timeline is being released in honor of the Advertising Research Foundation's 75th Anniversary MarketWire

Rural/Metro Wins New 911 Ambulance Contract in Sumter County, Florida
Rural/Metro Corporation (NASDAQ: RURL) announced today that it has been awarded a new contract to provide 911 ambulance services in Sumter County, Florida. The contract was awarded on a unanimous vote of the Sumter County Commission, following a competitive bidding process. MarketWire

MMA Champion Georges St. Pierre Preps for Late April Fight With New Rip:60(TM) Training System
As the world champion mixed martial artist Georges St. Pierre prepares for his next fight -- UFC 129 -- on April 30 in Toronto, he'll be using the Rip:60™ trainer, an innovative new training tool that's affordable for everyone. MarketWire

Eighth Annual International Business Awards(SM) Announces 2011 Call for Entries
The Stevie® Awards today issued the call for entries for the Eighth Annual International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition which last year attracted nominations from more than 40 nations. MarketWire

CalAmp Releases COLT-Enterprise Middleware Cloud-Computing Platform for M2M Communications
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, today announced the release of its new COLT-Enterprise cloud-computing platform designed for rapid development and deployment of large-scale, M2M wireless networks for enterprise applications. MarketWire

MetaMetrics and Northwest Evaluation Association Renew Agreement for Twelfth Year
MetaMetrics® and Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) are pleased to announce that they have renewed their agreement, continuing a business relationship begun in 1999. The agreement allows NWEA's Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) assessment system to include in its reports a reference to The Lexile® Framework for Reading. MarketWire

ETS, Stockton College Establish Regional Internship Center of Southern New Jersey
Educational Testing Service (ETS) and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (Stockton) are pleased to announce the creation of the Regional Internship Center of Southern New Jersey (RICSJ) which promotes economic growth in the region by fostering the career readiness of college students. MarketWire

Recent Investor and Product Provider Interest Affirms Luxembourg's Position as the Premier Life Settlement Domicile for European Investors
To meet the increased demand of investors seeking an on-shore investment vehicle and to update on the changing regulatory environment in Europe Carlisle Management Company along with their co-hosts, Baker & McKenzie, Deloitte, Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP and SadisGoldberg LLP, will launch the first Luxembourg Life Settlement Seminar on March 31st MarketWire

Tokutek Enables Big Data Scalability on MySQL With Support for Hot Schema Changes
Structure Big Data 2011 conference -- Tokutek, the leader in query acceleration and index scalability for MySQL™, today announced TokuDB™ v5.0 for both MySQL and MariaDB. With this release, Tokutek offers Hot Indexing and Hot Column Addition/Deletion as well as full MVCC support MarketWire

ITRI Launches 2011 Satellite Navigation Competition for Galileo
Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) launched 2011 European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) today (the 23rd of March) for Taiwan region under the guidance of the Department of Industrial Technology (DoIT), MOEA. MarketWire

UnionTown Energy Inc. Closes on $2.5 Million Private Placement: to Issue 1 Million Shares at $2.50 per Share for Oil and Gas Property Acquisitions
UnionTown Energy Inc. (OTCBB: UTOG) announced today that it will issue 1 million restricted common shares priced at $2.50 per share for a financing total of $2.5 million. MarketWire

U.S. Gulf Coast States Plan $70 Billion of Industrial Projects in 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Industrial firms have lined up $70 billion worth of projects in the U.S. Gulf Coast states of Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida, that are scheduled to begin construction in 2011. The Gulf Coast represents about 23% of the total U.S MarketWire

Evolving Customer Requirements Promote Technological Innovation in European Women's Healthcare Imaging Markets, Says Frost & Sullivan
The markets for women's health imaging have been characterised by rapid technological change, frequent product introductions and evolving customer requirements. The success of vendors will depend on their ability to enhance existing products and successfully develop novel offerings that meet changing customer demands and gain market acceptance. MarketWire

Cost Benefits and Considerable Scientific Expertise Provide China Strategic Advantage for Drug Discovery Outsourcing, Finds Frost & Sullivan
With fast-paced advancements in genomics, combinatorial chemistry, and high-throughput screening, China has emerged as a major location to which drug discovery is being outsourced. China has the advantages of scientific expertise and comprehensive infrastructure, which are critical for drug discovery activities. MarketWire

China's Investment in Fixed Assets up 24.9% in First Two Months of 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources China (Beijing, China) -- In the first two months of 2011, China's investment in fixed assets (excluding rural households) reached $264.3 billion, up 24.9% from the same period in 2010. In particular, that of state-owned and state holding enterprises reached $97.5 billion, a 15 MarketWire

TransUnion Healthcare Analysis Identifies Manageable Threshold of Out-of Pocket Healthcare Expenses
North Shore LIJ Health System (NSLIJ) and TransUnion Healthcare in a joint study identified that when out-of-pocket medical expenses exceed 3.5 percent of a family's annual gross income for NSLIJ's patient population, the ability for the patient to pay declines dramatically. This study comes as both patients and hospitals struggle to remain out of the red in managing healthcare debt. MarketWire

WebTech Wireless Adds Andrew Gutman to Its Board of Directors
WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX: WEW) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Andrew Gutman as a director of the Company, effective immediately. Mr MarketWire

WebTech Wireless Records $11.0 million in Revenue for Fourth Quarter, $41.4 million for FY 2010
WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX: WEW), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services and telematics technology, today announced its fourth quarter (Q4) financial results for the three-month and twelve-month periods ended December 31, 2010. MarketWire

HealthTap Announces $2.35 Million in Seed Funding
HealthTap (www.healthtap.com), the new Silicon Valley-based Expert Health Companion, announced today that it has raised $2.35 million in a Convertible Note Seed financing led by Mohr Davidow Ventures MarketWire

Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Signs With IMG
Muhammad Ali Enterprises LLC, (MAE) which controls all licensing rights for legendary boxer and humanitarian Muhammad Ali, announced today they have selected IMG Licensing, a division of global sports, fashion and media company, IMG Worldwide, for consumer products licensing. MarketWire

Eldorado and Context4 Healthcare, Inc. Announce Comprehensive Partnership for Usual, Customary and Reasonable Fee Schedules
Context4 Healthcare, Inc., a leading provider of database and software solutions for reimbursement challenges in the healthcare industry, today announced a partnership with Eldorado, a division of MphasiS and part of the Hewlett Packard family of companies, for use of Context's Usual, Customary and Reasonable (UCR) fee benchmarking database MarketWire

Kretek Int. to Present Libigrow Brands at 7-Eleven Trade Shows
True 2 Beauty Inc MarketWire

AVEC Corporation Chairman Delivers Keynote Speech at Qatar Alternative Energy Conference
AVEC Corporation ("AVEC") (PINKSHEETS: AVECD) (FRANKFURT: BAE1) announced its chairman Samuel Higgins delivered the keynote speech March 16th in Doha Qatar at the "Qatar Alternative Energy Conference." MarketWire

AAA Missouri Poll: More Than Half Will Take Spring Break Vacations
Spring break begins for many local residents in the coming weeks, and almost six out of 10 local consumers indicate they will take at least one spring trip, according to a new poll from AAA Missouri. MarketWire

AAA New Mexico Travel Poll: More Than Half Will Take Spring Break Vacation
Spring break begins for many New Mexicans in the coming weeks, and more than half of those responding to a new AAA New Mexico poll say they will take at least one spring break trip this year. MarketWire

AAA Northern New England Travel Poll: Half Will Take Spring Break Vacation
Spring break begins for many New England residents in the coming weeks, and half of those responding to a new AAA Northern New England poll say they will take at least one spring break trip this year. MarketWire

Auto Club Travel Poll: More Than Half Will Take Spring Break Vacation
Spring break begins for many Southern Californians in the coming weeks, and more than half of those responding to a new Automobile Club of Southern California poll say they will take at least one spring break trip this year. MarketWire

Etisalat Gears for Future-Rich IPTV, Partners With Verimatrix for VCAS(TM) Security Solution
IP&TV World Forum 2011 -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced the successful deployment of the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) for IPTV solution on Etisalat's advanced IP-based pay-TV service in the United Arab Emirates. MarketWire

Geopulse Exploration Acquires Utah Copper Property
Geopulse Exploration Inc. (OTCBB: GPLS) announces the acquisition of a 640 acre metalliferous mineral lease in the Lisbon Valley of San Juan County, Utah. This Property is located in the proven mineral/copper rich Paradox Basin area. It was strategically purchased for its copper exploration potential. MarketWire

Mobile Safety Expert on Protecting Kids on the Mobile Web: Filter YouTube Content
Suren Ramasubbu, mobile Internet safety expert and CEO of Mobicip.com, says the #1 way parents and educators can protect their mobile kids as their use of mobile web devices grows is simple. "Implementing YouTube content filtering is the #1 way parents and educators can ensure their children's safety when they access videos on the #2 search engine on the World Wide Web MarketWire

ValidSoft CEO Will Be an Expert Panelist at Voice Biometrics Conference Amsterdam
ValidSoft Limited (www.validsoft.com) CEO Patrick Carroll will be a member of a panel of experts on March 23 at the Voice Biometrics Conference Amsterdam 2011 on the topic of "Focus on Mobile." ValidSoft Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elephant Talk Communications Inc. (OTCBB: ETAK) (www.elephanttalk MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: South Korean IFM Market to Reach $18 Billion by 2016
South Korea is one of the countries with the largest number of buildings that are 40 storeys and higher. Market revenues for non-residential building construction are expected to touch US$77.48 billion in 2015. The country's building construction is expected to be driven by the non-residential building sector, as opposed to the residential sector. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: Global Market for Green Technologies to Grow to Approximately $800 Billion by 2012
All over the world, access to clean technology remains the focus for the global transition to a resource-efficient and green economy. In 2009, global investments in renewable energy power generation (US$140.00 billion) far exceeded that of fossil-fuelled power generation (US$110.00 billion). MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: Accent on Green Initiatives Bolsters the Asia Pacific Secondary Lithium Battery Market
The Asia Pacific secondary lithium (Li) battery market is gaining traction as these solutions have earned repute as viable, high-density power solutions. They do not suffer from memory effect and have a low self-discharge rate of around 5 percent per month compared to common nickel cadmium (NiCd) batteries MarketWire

Agennix AG Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent Covering Use of Talactoferrin to Treat Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Renal Cell Carcinoma
Agennix AG (FRANKFURT: AGX) (XETRA: AGX) today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued patent number 7,901,879, entitled, "Lactoferrin in the treatment of malignant neoplasms and other hyperproliferative diseases MarketWire

AkzoNobel Boosts Growth Momentum With China Expansion
AkzoNobel is to invest more thanEUR60 million in boosting production capacity for its Bermocoll cellulosederivatives (paint and building material thickeners), providing additionalmomentum for the company's accelerated growth strategy which includesdoubling revenue in China to $3 billion by 2015. MarketWire

Lattice to Showcase New Products, Technologies and Applications at RTS Embedded Show
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced its plans for the RTS Embedded show, part of Salons Solutions Electroniques, which will take place March 29-31 at Porte de Versailles, Paris, Hall 8 MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: Reuse and Recycling of Electric Vehicle Batteries Will Ensure the Completion of 'Green Car' Tag, Boosting Market Prospects
Currently, there is little economic sense to recycle lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. Batteries contain only a small fraction of lithium carbonate as a percent of weight and are inexpensive compared to cobalt or nickel. However, if the number of electric vehicles (EVs) and their associated battery packs increase in the long term, recycling and reuse will help validate the tag, 'green car' MarketWire

Developments in Adjacent Sectors Open Opportunities for Home Automation to Reach a Wider Audience, Says Frost & Sullivan
Offering an easy to use and install home automation system has been a fundamental challenge facing manufacturers. Designing a control panel that can offer a wide range of complex features, but in a way that makes control simple and easy to learn, is an essential factor to success in the market. Over the recent years, manufacturers have achieved significant improvements on this aspect MarketWire

OctoPlus publishes Annual Report 2010
OctoPlus N.V. ("OctoPlus" or the"Company") (Euronext: OCTO) announces today thepublication of its Annual Report 2010. The Annual Report is now availableon theCompany's website, www.octoplus.nl. MarketWire

Fukushima and Its Impact on the Nuclear Energy Industry -- Conference With Frost & Sullivan Market Experts
The world's $370 billion nuclear industry covers 14% of the world's total energy demand emitting near to no emissions. To reach these results, it plays with one of the most dangerous types of naturally occurring substances on earth. The nuclear crisis in the aftermath of a disastrous earthquake and tsunami in Japan showed what could happen and what could have happened MarketWire

'Green' Component of Cars Can Rise If Vehicle Owners Become More Aware of Materials Used in Cars, States Frost & Sullivan End-User Research
A recent Frost & Sullivan end-user study of 500 vehicle owners who were involved in the decision process of purchasing their vehicle provided interesting facts about varied customer perceptions of materials used in the production of vehicles. Generally, vehicle owners were found to have relatively low awareness of the materials from which their vehicles were made MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Declares Russian Waste Management Market Open to Investors and Advanced Technologies
The Russian waste management market is growing, with substantial investments still required for service providers to cope with waste in accordance with sanitary and environmental standards MarketWire

Helix Biopharma Corp. to Present at BIT Life Sciences' Third Annual International Congress of Antibodies in Beijing, China on March 25
Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (NYSE Amex: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP), a developer of biopharmaceutical drug candidates for the prevention and treatment of cancer, today announced that Baomin Tian, Ph.D., senior scientist, will be presenting at BIT Life Sciences' third International Congress of Antibodies on March 25, 2011 at the China National Conventional Center, Beijing, China. MarketWire

Technology Advancements to Propel Wider Adoption of Greener Aircraft Engines, Says Frost & Sullivan
Engine technology programs are striving to encourage increased adoption of greener aircraft engines. Airbus and Boeing are set to face competition from Chinese manufactured aircraft, even as COMAC and MRJs offer significant opportunity for engine and allied component manufacturers of future aircraft engines. MarketWire

Annual Market Value of US Broadcast Storage and News Production Systems to Reach $368 Million in 2015, Says In-Stat
Broadcast storage is undergoing a period of dramatic change, as TV stations move to file-based workflows and network play-out centers move to HD and 3D services. US broadcasters are set to launch local mobile DTV services, and all content needs to be re-purposed for new devices like iPads, tablets, and smartphones MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: West African Oil and Gas Market Upbeat as Exploration Initiatives Pick Up Steam
The demand upswing for oil products from West Africa is primarily due to the growing demand for petroleum products in the United States, China and emerging economies. This has triggered prolific production and exploration initiatives in West Africa MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: Network Convergence in South Africa Presents New Revenue Opportunities for CSPs to Remain Competitive and Raise ARPUs
Convergence presents opportunities for overcoming declining revenues of voice only services and promoting usage of broadband data services, where the current focus is on investments. Convergence turns networks into customer-centric services-oriented platforms that promote subscriber retention and revenue growth. MarketWire

Greater Adoption of Generics to Drive the Mozambican Pharmaceutical Market, Says Frost & Sullivan
Until recently, the pharmaceutical market in Mozambique had been inactive and largely donor-driven. However, in the last few years, it has experienced faster growth due to the large influx of affordable generic drugs. For a country that had grappled with drug shortages for too long, the availability of low-cost generics has considerably improved access to medicines MarketWire

Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, Founder of Sahaja Meditation, Died February 23, 2011
Nirmala Srivastava, better known as Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, esteemed humanitarian, and founder of the Sahaja Meditation movement, passed quietly in Genoa, Italy, on February 23, 2011. She was 87 years old. MarketWire

easyhome Ltd. Announces Timing of Fourth Quarter Conference Call and Webcast
easyhome Ltd. (TSX: EH), Canada's largest merchandise leasing company, will hold a conference call with shareholders, analysts and portfolio managers on Tuesday, March 29, 2011. A Press Release will be issued after the market closes on Monday, March 28, 2011. MarketWire

DC Brands International, Inc. Announces That Its HARD Nutrition Functional Water Systems Are Available at Fort Riley
Today the Company DC Brands International, Inc. a publicly traded company under the ticker symbol (OTCBB: DCBR), is proud to announce that HARD Nutrition Functional Water Systems are in the commissary at Fort Riley. MarketWire

Ageas - Ageas organises the Ordinary and Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meetings of ageas SA/NV
The Ordinary and Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meetings will be held in the Sheraton Hotel in Brussels on 27 April 2011 at 10:00 am. GlobeNewswire

KION Group Supervisory Board extends Gordon Riske's contract
KION GROUP GmbH /KION Group Supervisory Board extends Gordon Riske's contractProcessed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Control umbilicals contract awarded by Statoil
23 March 2011 - Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Statoil to supply control umbilicals to the Norne field located in the Northern part of the North Sea. The contract value is approximately NOK 200 million.The scope of work for the Fossekall-Dompap project includes a control umbilical system with a total of 26 kilometres of dynamic and static sections GlobeNewswire

Annual report 2010 Ordina N.V. available
Nieuwegein, the Netherlands, 23 March 2011 GlobeNewswire

Approved annual accounts
The Board of Directors in EMGS has on Wednesday 23 March 2011 approved the Company's annual financial statements for 2010. GlobeNewswire

FuLuCai.TV Launches Beta Version of "The Real Deal"
Vancouver, British Columbia, March 23, 2011 - FuLuCai.TV has launched the premiere version of "The Real Deal" business show, where the viewers pick the winner. GlobeNewswire

Talvivaara Mining Company Plc. Notice of AGM
Stock Exchange ReleaseTalvivaara Mining Company Plc23 March 2011 GlobeNewswire

Potential for industries to benefit from a Networked Society
·       Information and communications technology offers solutions for other industries GlobeNewswire

Storebrand ASA - Successful completion of bond issue
Storebrand ASA today successfully completed the issue of NOK 1 billion 5 year senior unsecured bond, at a spread of 3 month NIBOR +1,80%. Settlement date for the new bond will be April 5th, with a final maturity of April 5th 2016. GlobeNewswire

Ex. dividende tomorrow
The equity capital certificate in SpareBank 1 SMN will be traded exclusive dividends as from tomorrow, 24.03.11. GlobeNewswire

Eldfisk II modification contract to Aker Solutions
23 March 2011 - Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract by ConocoPhillips, for modification work on the Eldfisk field. Contract value is approximately NOK 1, 3 billion. GlobeNewswire

Delisting of shares in Gamma Holding N.V.
Not for release, publication or distribution, in full or in part, in or into the United States of America, Canada or Japan. GlobeNewswire

Handelsbanken's annual general meeting 2011
Board At the annual general meeting on 23 March 2011, all members of the board of Handelsbanken were re-elected, and Hans Larsson was re-elected chairman of the board. At the subsequent first board meeting, Anders Nyrén and Fredrik Lundberg were appointed as vice chairmen of the board. The board members are listed below GlobeNewswire

KION Group generates strong growth in 2010
KION GROUP GmbH /KION Group generates strong growth in 2010Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Nestlé invests CHF 72 million in new culinary factory in India
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé invests CHF 72 million in new culinary factory in IndiaProcessed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Pöyry awarded EUR 4.2 million assignment for tunnel equipment rehabilitation project in Switzerland
PÖYRY PLC        Press release 23 March 2011 at 1.15 p.m. GlobeNewswire

NYSE Euronext and CF&B Communication launch the first Benelux 'Midcap Event' at NYSE Euronext in Brussels
Brussels, 23 March 2011 - NYSE Euronext and CF&B Communication are pleased to announce that the 1st  Benelux 'Midcap Event' will take place next 31st  March and 1st  April at NYSE Euronext in Brussels. GlobeNewswire

Kingdom of Sweden issues a new eurodollar benchmark to the Riksbank
The Kingdom of Sweden raised 2 billion dollar (SEK 13 billion) in a new long two-year benchmark bond. GlobeNewswire

Eastern European Outlook: Export-driven growth gains strength as domestic demand awakens
Economic conditions in Eastern Europe (including "Central Europe") will strengthen in 2011-2012, although fiscal policies will be tightened moderately in many countries and global growth will level out. Strong, competitive exports will remain a key driving force this year GlobeNewswire

OKMETIC'S ANNUAL REPORT 2010
OKMETIC OYJ     STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE23 MARCH 2011 AT 11.00 A.M. GlobeNewswire

Conveyance of Vacon Plc own shares under Vacon Plc's share bonus scheme
Vacon, Stock Exchange Release, March 23, 2011 at 10.05 am GlobeNewswire

Issuing senior bonds
Storebrand ASA has today decided to issue 5 year senior unsecured bonds in NOK. GlobeNewswire

INVITATION TO TOMRA CAPITAL MARKETS DAY 20 MAY 2011
We would like to invite you to our Capital Markets Day and The TOMRA Transformation. The theme for the day is: more from less. GlobeNewswire

The board of directors of Vacon Plc resolved on incentive plan
Vacon, Stock Exchange Release, March 23, 2011 at 10.00 am GlobeNewswire

The increase of Alma Media Corporation's share capital based on option programme 2006B
Alma Media Corporation Stock exchange release   March 23, 2011 at 9:30 (EET) GlobeNewswire

Acazis AG puts its Ethiopian oil mill back into operation
Acazis AG /Acazis AG puts its Ethiopian oil mill back into operationProcessed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Noreco to remain independent
Stavanger, 23 March 2011: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) in October announced it had commenced a broad review of its strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value. Through this review, Noreco and its advisors have been in dialogue with a number of interested parties and examined different structural alternatives, including mergers and sale of all or parts of the company. GlobeNewswire

Pöyry awarded EPCM, Project Management and Owners' Engineering contracts for a new pulp mill project in Uruguay
PÖYRY PLC        Company Announcement 23 March 2011 at 9.15 a.m. GlobeNewswire

FDA informs Novartis of extension to US regulatory review period for QAB149, a novel once-daily bronchodilator for treatment of COPD
Novartis International AG /FDA informs Novartis of extension to US regulatory review period for QAB149, a novel once-daily bronchodilator for treatment of COPD Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

TGS 2010 Financial Accounts Approved, Proposal to Pay Dividend Confirmed
ASKER, NORWAY (23 March 2011) - On 22 March 2011, the Board of Directors of TGS approved the audited financial accounts of the TGS Group for the year 2010. GlobeNewswire

AkzoNobel boosts growth momentum with China expansion
March 23, 2011  GlobeNewswire

OctoPlus publishes Annual Report 2010
OctoPlus N.V. ("OctoPlus" or the "Company") (Euronext: OCTO) announces today the publication of its Annual Report 2010. The Annual Report is now available on the Company's website, www.octoplus.nl. GlobeNewswire

Yara signs LoI for construction of Burrup TAN plant
Oslo (2011-03-23): Yara International ASA has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for the construction of a 330,000 ton p.a. technical ammonium nitrate (TAN) plant at Burrup, Australia. The total cost of the project is estimated at approximately USD 700 million GlobeNewswire

Heijmans to provide structural works and technical installations for Wageningen UR (University and Research Centre).
Heijmans Building has been commissioned by Wageningen UR (University & Research Centre) to build the new Orion educational building. The new development concerns a combined integral contract for the structural, as well as the technical installations GlobeNewswire

ST-Ericsson's Thor(TM) modem to provide industry-leading performance in new T-Mobile® Sidekick® 4G
Newest T-Mobile smartphone to deliver lightning-fast connectivity GlobeNewswire

Applied Materials Details Momentum in its Markets and Business at 2011 Investor and Analyst Meeting
  GlobeNewswire

FRO - Declaration of Purchase Option, Sale and Time Charter Back of VLCC
Frontline Ltd. ("Frontline" or the "Company") has declared its option to acquire the 2002-built VLCC Front Eagle, currently chartered in from a German KG. The vessel has simultaneously been sold to an unrelated third party for $67 million. Frontline has in connection with the sale agreed to charter back the vessel from the new owner GlobeNewswire

Dako continues to improve revenue and operating profit
Today, Dako announced its annual results for 2010. The Denmark-based company presented all-time high revenue and operating profit. GlobeNewswire

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