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Budget aimed at encouraging voluntary compliance: Revenue Secretary
Revenue Secretary Sunil Mitra on Thursday said that the main aim of the budget proposals for 2011-12 was to broaden the tax base, moderate tax burden and ensure voluntary compliance. ANI

Intensive agriculture sustainable, ecologically more viable to solve food security concerns
The chairman of Syngenta AG, Martin Taylor, on Thursday said attaining food security is becoming a major challenge, and added that a solution was possible only through proper and efficient use of technology localized for the particular area. ANI

Inflation in China a cause of worry for the West
With inflation continuing to remain at an all-time high in China over the past few months, complaints surfaced in the west that China's uncontrolled fiscal expansion and the rising labour costs have pushed up inflation, which could spill over to the rest of the world ANI

Travel managers can help clients cicumvent costlier air travel, hotel bookings: Egencia
Though India Incorporated has by and large welcomed the budget proposals for 2011-12, there appears to be a disturbing aspect in them insofar as the hospitality and travel industry is concerned. ANI

Hitachi Receives Order for 'B-CHOP' Energy Storage for Traction Power Supply System for Seoul Metro Line 9 in Korea
Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), in collaboration with Hitachi Korea Ltd., has received an order for two 1000kW Energy Storage for Traction Power Supply ("B-CHOP") Systems from POSCO-ICT, a major engineering company in Korea. The B-CHOP systems, which will be used in the Seoul Metro Line 9 subway, are scheduled to begin commercial operations in August 2011 ACN Newswire

Brembo's Board of Directors Approved the Draft Annual Financial Statements for 2010
Brembo's Board of Directors Approved the Draft Annual Financial Statements for 2010.-- Revenues: EUR 1,075.3 mil (+30.2% compared to 2009); -- EBITDA: EUR 130.5 mil (12.1% of sales; +29% compared to 2009); -- EBIT: EUR 56.4 mil (5.2% ofsales; +149% compared to 2009); -- Net profit: EUR 32.3 mil (+206.5% compared to 2009);-- Net financial debt: EUR 246.7 mil, down EUR 26.9 mil (-9 ACN Newswire

Singapore Exchange (SGX) Securities and Derivatives Activities Increase in February
Singapore Exchange (SGX) today said trading on its derivatives and securities markets increased in February from a year earlier.KEY HIGHLIGHTSSecurities Market- Securities turnover grew 32% year on year to $31.5 billion with an SDAV of $1.7 billion.- ETF trading tripled to $628 million from a year earlier ACN Newswire

Entrepreneur & Founder of QuickSprout.com Shares Secrets to Success on Web
Being an entrepreneur for his entire life, Neil Patel, the founder of www.QuickSprout MarketWire

Avanti Mining Holds Open House and Invites Public Comments for Kitsault Environmental Assessment Review
Avanti Mining Inc. (TSX-V: AVT) ("Avanti") reports that the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office (BCEAO) has invited the public to attend an "open house" meeting at which the BCEAO and Avanti will make a presentation of the Application Information Requirement (AIR) for the proposed redevelopment of the Kitsault mine MarketWire

XDesignOnline Launches Their Friendly Intuitive Online Designer
XDesignOnline, a California-based internet provider of logo-bearing items and keepsake gifts, releases their all-new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) design tool XDesignOnline Designer. The new online designer gives customers easy access to a wide array of products and design ideas allowing them to pick specifics such as colors and fonts and upload their own images and designs interactively. MarketWire

C2 Reprographics Brings Exceptional Customer Service to the Inland Empire With the Opening of Its Seventh Location
At a time when construction related firms have scaled back, C2 Reprographics has opened its second new production facility within six months. The company's seventh location, located in Ontario at 1920 South Rochester, is close to the 15, 60 and 10 freeways. This 5,500 square foot facility will serve the Inland Empire with a full range of digital color and reprographic services. MarketWire

Kuggaa Mobile Launches at DEMO Spring 2011 With Application Based Desktop in the Cloud
Kuggaa, the first global mobile ecosystem using a application based desktop with cloud storage technology, launched at the DEMO Spring 2011 Conference in Palm Desert earlier this week. MarketWire

Priority Registration Begins on March 9th for Irvine Pacific(R) Neighborhoods Within the Irvine Village of Stonegate
The Village of Stonegate is coming this spring and welcomes a whole new homebuying experience, one where buyers come first. Save the date now when Priority Registration for The Irvine Pacific Collection™ at the Village of Stonegate begins Wednesday, March 9th at 10 a.m MarketWire

Tahoe Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan
Tahoe Resources Inc. ("Tahoe" or the "Company") (TSX: THO) announced that its Board of Directors has approved the adoption of a Shareholder Rights Plan (the "Rights Plan"). The Rights Plan helps ensure the fair treatment of Tahoe's shareholders in the event of any transaction involving a change of control of the Company. MarketWire

KOMO-TV Wins Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism
Fisher Communications, Inc MarketWire

Aperture Capital Sponsors 10th Anniversary OC Music Awards
Aperture Capital is supporting its local creative community by sponsoring the 10th Anniversary OC Music Awards. As a corporate sponsor, Aperture Capital will contribute to the night of recognition, music and celebration of Orange County's premier local artists. MarketWire

Chuck Mitsui's "One Kine Day" to Be Screened at San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival
The San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF) will present two screenings of the feature film "One Kine Day," written and directed by Bay Area native Chuck Mitsui, at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 11 and at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 14. The film, which stars Christa B MarketWire

Gryphon Gold to Issue Updated Pre-Feasibility Study and Clarifies Mineral Disclosure
As a result of a review by the British Columbia Securities Commission, Gryphon Gold Corporation (TSX: GGN)(OTCBB: GYPH) ("us", "we", or "Gryphon Gold") is issuing this news release to clarify certain aspects of the mineral disclosure in respect of its Borealis Property. MarketWire

GlobalAutoIndustry.com to Distribute Ten Millionth International Business eJournal
GlobalAutoIndustry.com, a unique marketplace for intelligence and resources for doing business in international markets, today announced that on March 7 it will distribute its 10 millionth international business eJournal. The Company's eJournals consist of ASIAtalk, CHINAtalk, EUROtalk, LATINtalk, AMERItalk and GLOBALtalk HR email newsletters. MarketWire

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store(R) Shares Tips on Energy Conservation
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® developed its Utility Conservation Program to provide its local restaurants with the tools they need to help reduce their usage of water, gas, and electricity. And, most of those tools are based on straight-forward conservation steps that homeowners can also use to achieve real energy cost savings. MarketWire

Extra Space Storage Inc. to Present at Citi 2011 Global Property CEO Conference
Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR) announced today that the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Spencer F. Kirk, is scheduled to participate in a roundtable presentation at the Citi 2011 Global Property CEO Conference in Hollywood, Florida. MarketWire

New Jersey Governor Vetoes Internet Gambling Bill
If a regulated iGaming industry is to become a reality in the state of New Jersey, its Governor, Chris Christie, has declared that it will be for the people to decide. Christie, surprisingly acted against the overwhelming majority will of the Legislature when he vetoed the Internet Gambling bill earlier today. MarketWire

Designs By Tatyana(R), Known for Its Popular Bettie Page Clothing Line, Is Set to Rollout the 'Beach Bash' Collection of Vintage Styled Swimwear, Hats, Bags and Playsuits in April 2011
No time like the present to start dreaming of summer, and nothing's going to knock 'em dead on the sand like the colorful and sporty new Beach Bash line of vintage styled swimwear, hats, beach bags and playsuits from Designs By Tatyana®. MarketWire

Quantum to Present at Gleacher & Company Enterprise Infrastructure Forum
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, today announced that it will be presenting at the following conference: MarketWire

MOSAID Reports Results for Third Quarter Fiscal 2011 and Dividend
MOSAID Technologies Incorporated (TSX: MSD) today announced financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2011, ended January 31, 2011. MarketWire

Accu-Sort to Present Bar Code System Solutions at ProMat 2011
Accu-Sort® Systems, Inc. announced that it will present several automated bar code system solutions that increase accuracy and reduce cost during the ProMat Show at McCormick Place in Chicago, March 21-24 (booth #2047) MarketWire

Sunrise Consulting Group, Inc. Signs LOI With Local Logistics Company
Sunrise Consulting Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SNRS) announced today that the company's CEO Raymond Chin has been in negotiations today with several companies that will handle the warehousing and distribution of the entire product line for its wholly-owned subsidiary "United Power Solar MarketWire

Mellow Hope (HTDS) Seminar for Indian Medical Experts to Discuss Cerebroprotein Hydrolysate
Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: HTDS) (www.htdsmedical.com) announced today that its China-based Shenzhen Mellow Hope subsidiary is planning a seminar for Indian medical experts. MarketWire

Mobee Technology Introduces The Magic Charger for Magic Mouse
Mobee Technology (www.mobeetechnology.com) introduces The Magic Charger, a wireless inductive charger for Apple's Magic Mouse. Easy to use, The Magic Charger quickly charges Magic Mouse so it's ready to go whenever you are and you can forget about having to replace batteries. MarketWire

IMSI/Design Announces New Renditioner Pro v2
IMSI/Design, the global leader in retail CAD, announced its leading photorealistic rendering and lighting control plug-in for Google™ SketchUp™ and SketchUp Pro has been updated. Renditioner Pro v2 has been completely re-written and supports dozens of new features and enhancements. MarketWire

L2 Consulting Services, Inc. Awarded Supplemental Type Certificate for 777 Series Inmarsat Swiftbroadband Upgrade Using Rockwell Collins SAT-2100B
L2 Consulting Services, Inc (L2) is pleased to announce that the company has been awarded an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC ST11037SC) for the installation of the Inmarsat Swiftbroadband upgrade to the Rockwell Collins SAT-2100B Satellite Communications System on Boeing 777 series aircraft MarketWire

Title Consulting (TITL) Finalizes Merger With PresentAll
Title Consulting Services, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: TITL) (www.titleconsultingservices.com), Accu Title Agency (www.accutitleagency.biz) is pleased to announce that the company's merger with PresentAll (www.presentall.com) has been finalized. MarketWire

Vertro, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results on Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Vertro, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRO) today announced it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2010 financial results on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, after market close. Details for interested parties are as follows: MarketWire

HPM Partners Recognized by 2011 Private Asset Management Awards in Two Categories
We are very pleased to inform you that HPM Partners has been recognized by the 2011 Private Asset Management (PAM) Awards in two categories: MarketWire

BSQUARE Announces Preliminary Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010
BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR) todayannounced preliminary financial results for the fourth quarter and fullyear ended December 31, 2010. Total revenue for the quarter was a record$27.6 million, up 82% year-over-year, while total revenue for the 12 monthswas a record $96.8 million, up 50%. Net income for the quarter was $2.1million, or $0 MarketWire

SMART Modular Technologies (WWH), Inc. Schedules Earnings Conference Call to Announce Financial Results for Its Second Quarter of Fiscal 2011
SMART Modular Technologies (WWH), Inc. ("SMART" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SMOD), a leading independent manufacturer of memory modules and solid state storage products, announced today that it plans to release its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 after the market closes on Thursday, March 24, 2011. The Company will host a corresponding conference call at 1:30 p.m MarketWire

SpectraScience, Inc. Addresses Commencement of Trading on OTCQB
SpectraScience, Inc. (OTCQB: SCIE), a Minnesota corporation ("SpectraScience" or the "Company"), today provided an explanation of the Company's common stock quotation on the OTCQB. MarketWire

Verizon Wireless Recognized as Call Quality Leader in the New York Metro Region in Latest J.D. Power and Associates Study
Verizon Wireless ranked highest among all other national wireless providers in the New York Metro region, which includes Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Long Island, Staten Island, Rockland County, and Northern New Jersey, in the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Wireless Call Quality Performance Study(SM), Volume 1, issued today MarketWire

Secure EDI and MedLink to Collaborate on EHR Offering to Over 9,000 Puerto Rico-Based Physicians
MedLink (PINKSHEETS: MLKNA) (OTCQB: MLKNA), a leading provider of clinical software and healthcare IT solutions, along with Secure EDI, a leading provider of electronic claims solutions and healthcare IT services for payers and providers announced today the launch of its collaboration to offer Secure EMR to the Puerto Rican market. Secure EMR 4 MarketWire

The MRC to Unveil Three New Studies at Its Annual Global Conference
The Merchant Risk Council (MRC), a merchant-led trade association focused on electronic commerce risk and payments globally, has finalized the agenda for its upcoming annual conference. The MRC's 2011 Annual e-Commerce Payments and Risk Conference will once again convene at the Wynn Las Vegas Resort, and will be held March 22-24 MarketWire

City Capital Subsidiary Increases Solar Roofing Market Share
City Capital Corporation (PINKSHEETS: CTCC) today announced that its recently formed subsidiary has completed the acquisition of ERR, LLC. Specializing in commercial, industrial, municipal and solar roofing applications and integration, ERR, LLC continues to service all the solar and roofing needs of the Northeast. MarketWire

GenArts to Lead Panel at 2011 NAB Show
GenArts, Inc., the premier provider of specialized visual effects software for the film, television and video industries, announced today that it will lead a panel discussion at the 2011 NAB Show, taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center April 9-14 MarketWire

HumanConcepts' OrgPlus Enterprise 4.0 Achieves Oracle Validated Integration With Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise Human Capital Management 9.1
HumanConcepts, a leading provider of workforce decision support solutions, today announced that its OrgPlus Enterprise 4.0 solution has achieved Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise Human Capital Management (HCM) 9.1 MarketWire

PetSmart Charities(R) Launches 2011 Community Adoption Events
PetSmart Charities has kicked off its second year of community adoption events, aimed at saving the lives of more than 3,500 pets. MarketWire

ProsperChina(TM): Upper Income Chinese Consumers Becoming More Practical; Big Ticket Purchase Intentions Down Year Over Year
61.5% of Chinese consumers 18-54 with annual incomes over 100,000 RMB have become more practical with their purchases in the past six months, according to the ProsperChina™ Q4 Survey of 19,402 respondents. This reading is up from 58.5% in Q4 2009. Being practical and budget conscious are becoming more prominent among Chinese consumers with higher incomes MarketWire

Pennichuck Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Earnings
Pennichuck Corporation (NASDAQ: PNNW) todayannounced that net income for 2010 was $3.8 million, or $.80 per share(diluted), on revenues of $36.5 million. Adjusted for non-operatingeminent domain and merger-related costs which totaled $514,000, 2010earnings would have been $.87 per share (diluted). Net income for 2009 was$2.4 million, or $.55 per share (diluted), on revenues of $32 MarketWire

AEGY Warns of Bogus Stock Sales by Occidental Capital Partners
Alternative Energy Partners, Inc. (OTCBB: AEGY) today warned potential investors that a California based company, Occidental Capital Partners, Inc., with an address in San Francisco, CA, has been offering AEGY common stock to investors, who mainly appear to be in Canada, and representing that it is acting on behalf of AEGY MarketWire

Private Funding From Presidio Residential Capital Will Boost San Diego Construction Industry With $10.5 Million
With the construction industry still reeling from stringent bank loaning policies, Presidio Residential Capital announced it has closed a $10.5 million construction loan to Zephyr La Jolla Investors, LLC, to fund a new-home project in La Jolla, Calif. MarketWire

17 Listed Shipping Companies to Participate in the 5th Annual Capital Link Forum "Invest in International Shipping"; Thursday, March 24, 2011 - New York City
The senior management of 17 listed shipping companies to participate in the 5th Annual Invest in International Shipping Forum. The Forum is hosted by Capital Link in cooperation with NYSE Euronext and NASDAQ OMX on Thursday, March 24, 2011 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. MarketWire

R-Squared Films & Parker Entertainment Group Go for Ten
Distributor R-Squared Films and Parker Entertainment Group, in cooperation with Stand By Entertainment, have signed a foreign distribution deal that will see the two companies co-producing two to three feature films per year for the next four years. Christopher D. Parker of Parker Entertainment Group and Denise Smith of Stand By Entertainment brokered the deal with R-Squared president Buzz Remde MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT Omnify Software Showcases Empower PLM at 2011 Medical Devices Summit
WHAT: 2nd Annual Medical Devices Summit. This event will highlight hot button issues, prepare medical device manufacturers for pre and post market approval, and bring together some of the foremost thought leaders in the medical device industry for two days of presentations, workshops, discussions and networking opportunities MarketWire

VEGAS.com Challenges Guests to Get in the Game With Top College Basketball Viewing Locations
College basketball is in full swing, and fans are already planning for March's highly anticipated championship tournament. Travel experts at VEGAS.com have given viewers a comprehensive guide to premier Las Vegas sports books, where fans can get in on the action and place a bet for their favorite team MarketWire

Smart Card Alliance Submits Comments to ONC: Multi-Factor Authentication Must Be Incorporated Into Meaningful Use Stage 2
The requirement for strong, multi-factor authentication needs to be incorporated into Stage 2 of Meaningful Use in order to adequately protect identities, networks and information systems, the Smart Card Alliance says in a statement submitted to the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology. MarketWire

Lyrix Jewelry Collection Debuts at Claire's
Lyric Jeans, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LYJN) today announced that Lyric Culture is launching a collaborated jewelry collection for girls ages 13-17 under its LYRIX brand at Claire's Stores, Inc., the leading specialty retailer of fashion accessories and jewelry. The collection, exclusive to Claire's, hits nearly 800 stores in March. MarketWire

Attention: Lewis Circle Leaps Towards Summer 2011 With Equine Product Line to Save the Skin of Your Horse
Specialty show horse providers Lewis Circle of Horses (www.lewiscircle.com) is gearing up for this year's scorching summer with a pressing agenda to save your horse MarketWire

Get Rewarded for Purchases at OvernightPrints.com
OvernightPrints.com is rewarding its nationwide customer base with a new VIP Loyalty Program. Customers are automatically enrolled into the program through their existing or new account upon earning 75 points. One point is rewarded for each dollar spent over a 12 month period. Purchases that have been made within the last year will be "grandfathered" into the program MarketWire

Inside the Museum -- A Pop Art Perspective From Burton Morris at Adamar Fine Arts
Adamar Fine Arts, one of Miami's premier art galleries in the Miami Design District, is proud to announce a Burton Morris exhibition, whose work builds on the legacy of Warhol and other Pop artist masters from the 1960s and 1970s MarketWire

A New Audio Interview With Robert McIntosh, CEO and President of American Petro-Hunter, Inc., Is Now at SmallCapVoice.com
SmallCapVoice.com, Inc. announced today that a new audio interview with American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH), is now available. The interview can be heard at http://smallcapvoice.com/blog/3-3-11-audio-interview-with-american-petro-hunter-inc-otcbb-aaph. MarketWire

EYELEVEL INTERACTIVE(TM) Creates a New Revolution in Consumer Apparel
EYELEVEL INTERACTIVE™ is opening eyes in the apparel industry with the introduction of its consumer Switch-It™ Clothing at the 6th Annual Fountain Art Fair, beginning today at noon at Pier 66 Maritime in Hudson River Park at 26th Street and 12th Avenue and concluding on Sunday, March 6th MarketWire

CanTex Energy Completes Second Installment on Terms to Acquire 400 MW of Prime Wind Farm Leases Near Lubbock West Texas
CanTex Energy Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CTXE) announced today that it has completed the second installment of payments to WIND TEX ENERGY for the exclusive rights to lease an additional 30,000 acres (total of 56,000 acres) of leases to the Lynn and Lenorah wind projects with a total of 400 MW capacity MarketWire

WesternU's Austin Lectureship to Feature Autism Expert Dr. Robert Sears
The 2nd Annual Dr. Robert L. Austin Endowed Lectureship in Pediatric Medicine and Pediatric Health Care Policy will feature pediatric and autism specialist Dr. Robert W. Sears. MarketWire

Thursday PM Hits: Bank of America, Xsunx Inc., Metlife Inc., Citigroup Inc., Delta Air Lines Inc., Alcatel-Lucent, Net Savings Link Inc., Kunekt Corp.
StockMarketLife.com, a prime source for small-cap research, provides wide-ranging due diligence and analysis on the hottest stocks in the market. StockMarketLife Investment Stock Report's primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small-cap and micro-cap companies on the verge of explosive movement in the market MarketWire

Pageant Narrator Skip Conover Announces His Retirement
This past August 31st -- closing night for "Eat, Drink and Be Merry," the 2010 Pageant of the Masters, the world-famous celebration of art in tableaux vivants -- "living pictures" -- also marked the final performance for Pageant narrator Skip Conover, who recently announced his retirement to Pageant and Festival staff. MarketWire

Reform Rabbis Decry Efforts in Wisconsin and Other States to Undermine and Weaken the American Labor Movement
The Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), the world's largest group of Jewish clergy, issued a statement urging the Wisconsin State Legislature to halt their efforts to eliminate public workers' right to engage in collective bargaining. MarketWire

Vineet Nayar, CEO of HCL Technologies, to Keynote on the Importance of Managing Talent at HCI Summit
Who: Vineet Nayar, CEO and Vice Chairmen, HCL Technologies What: A renowned management visionary, the CEO of HCL Technologies and the author of Employees First, Customers Second: Turning Conventional Management Upside Down -- Vineet Nayar -- will be speaking at the Human Capital Institute's summit event in Atlanta, Georgia MarketWire

Media Advisory: Weather Risk Management Experts to Discuss How Australian Businesses Can Manage Weather Risk and Protect Revenues
Australian business losses due to the weather have been substantial over the past two to three years. Catastrophic events and day-to-day weather extremes have caused revenues to plummet. Yet Australian companies can fight back against the impact of weather and protect their bottom lines by using weather risk management tools. MarketWire

Plex Systems Participating in Panorama Consulting Group's ERP Boot Camp
Plex Systems, Inc., provider of the No. 1 rated manufacturing ERP software, today announced its Chief Operating Officer Doug Gregory will participate in an expert panel discussion at Panorama Consulting Group's ERP Boot Camp in Denver, Colo. on Wednesday, March 9, 2:45 - 5 p.m. The three-day event concludes on March 11, 2011. MarketWire

Plex Systems Offers Online Demos for Medical Device Manufacturers and Food and Beverage Processors at Free Webinars
Plex Systems, Inc., provider of the No. 1 rated manufacturing ERP software, today announced live demonstrations of Plex Online's comprehensive ERP solution for Food and Beverage Processors on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 from 1-2 p.m. EDT and for Medical Device Manufacturers on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 from 10-11 a.m. EDT. MarketWire

Plex Systems Exhibits at InterGrowth 2011, the Annual Conference of the Association for Corporate Growth
Plex Systems, Inc., provider of Plex Online, the No. 1 rated manufacturing ERP software, is exhibiting at InterGrowth 2011, Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California, March 21-23, 2011. Plex Systems is a Gold Sponsor of the annual conference of the Association for Corporate Growth, a global gathering of over 2,000 middle market growth community leaders. MarketWire

Vectren Corporation Names Former Congressman as President of Its Vectren North Operations
Former Indiana Congressman Brad Ellsworth will join Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) as the president of its Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana - North (Vectren North) gas utility effective May 1, 2011 MarketWire

e.Digital Schedules Company Update Webcast
e.Digital Corporation (OTCBB: EDIG), a leading innovator of dedicated portable entertainment systems and patented flash memory-related technology, announced today that it has scheduled a webcast on March 14, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time. The purpose of the webcast is to update shareholders on the Company's eVU business and new intellectual property development activities MarketWire

Anthem Blue Cross' Pam Kehaly Analyzes State of Health Care With TOWN HALL LA
Pam Kehaly, President and General Manager of Anthem Blue Cross - California will address Town Hall Los Angeles on "Health Care Then, Now, and Tomorrow," Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica. MarketWire

CONMED Corporation Sets Annual Meeting Date
CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ: CNMD) announced today that its Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held at the Company's corporate offices, 525 French Road, Utica, NY 13502 on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 3:30 P.M. Eastern Time. Shareholders of record at the close of business on March 31, 2011 shall be entitled to vote at the 2011 Annual Meeting. MarketWire

Plateau Mineral Development Files Annual Report and Disclosures With $24,367,200 in Current Revenues and Expects Trading Upgrade to Current Information Status
Plateau Mineral Development (PINKSHEETS: PMDP) "Plateau Metals," announced today it has filed its required disclosure statements and attorney opinion letter with regards to adequate current public information with the OTC Disclosure Service. MarketWire

Geo Finance Corporation Undertakes Due Diligence on the Weichman Lease
Geo Finance Corporation (PINK SHEETS: GEFI) announces that it has completed the initial review of a report on an 80 acre portion of the subject lease prepared by a qualified petroleum engineer for the current lease holder MarketWire

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Company Pacific Sands, Inc. Now Trading Exclusively on OTCQB
Pacific Sands, Inc. (OTCQB: PFSD) (PINKSHEETS: PFSD), a cutting edge developer, manufacturer and marketer of a wide range of unique environmentally friendly branded and private label cleaning products, announced today that its common stock is now listed exclusively on the OTCQB electronic quotation and trading system, under the stock symbol PFSD. MarketWire

Western Veterinary Conference 2011 Raises the Bar in World-Class Education and Popular Innovation
The 83rd Annual Western Veterinary Conference (WVC) held February 20-24 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino wowed nearly 15,000 attendees (a WVC attendance record) with innovations in programming, amenities, and organization MarketWire

Norton|Norris: GAO Takes First Step in Admitting Bias Against For-Profit Colleges
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BHGR Welcomes Patrick Perrin as New Partner
Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti LLP (BHGR), Boulder County's largest local law firm, has announced that attorney Patrick K. Perrin has joined the firm as a partner. MarketWire

Auburn University, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Louisiana State University Receive Paciolan Innovation and Excellence Awards
Paciolan, a leading provider of ticketing, marketing and fundraising solutions in live entertainment, announced today that Auburn University and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston were the recipients of the prestigious Innovator of the Year Awards at the annual PACnet 2011 community conference MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Enhances PLT Series of Precision Low-TCR Thin Film Resistors With Improved Tolerance to 0.01 % in Three Case Sizes
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has enhanced its PLT series of precision low-TCR thin film resistors with improved tolerances down to 0.01 %. The devices feature a low standard TCR of 5 ppm/°C over a wide temperature range of - 55 °C to + 125 °C. MarketWire

Innovation Group's BPO Business Announces New Services for Insurers
The Innovation Group plc ('Innovation' or 'the Group'), a global provider of business process outsourcing (BPO) and software solutions to the insurance, fleet, automotive and property industries, is pleased to announce two new BPO services, Innovation Adverse Subrogation and Innovation Heavy and Specialty Equipment, for property and casualty (P&C) insurers in the U.S. market. MarketWire

Judicial Watch Sues Justice Department for Documents Detailing Justice Kagan's Participation in Obamacare Discussions as Solicitor General
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EnerTeck Corporation Announces the Commencement of Testing on a Unique New Environmental Technology for the Marine Diesel Industry
Enerteck Corporation (OTCBB: ETCK) (the "Company") announced today that, commencing March 15, 2011, its wholly owned subsidiary, EnerTeck Chemical Corp MarketWire

BayHill Capital Corporation Announces Execution of Letter of Intent to Acquire the Stock of Proteus Energy Corporation
BayHill Capital Corporation ("BayHill") (OTCBB: BYHL) today announced the execution of a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Proteus Energy Corporation ("Proteus"), a California-based independent oil company focused on California and Western U.S. oil prospects MarketWire

Limeade Launches Limeade GreenLine(TM)
Henry Albrecht, CEO of Limeade, today announced the launch of Limeade GreenLine™, a turn-key solution for results-based wellness programs that combines onsite screenings, advocacy and coaching from Worksite Wellness, assessment, social improvement and incentive management from Limeade, and comprehensive communications consulting from Benz Communications MarketWire

PledgeMusic Presents: The Hotel Cafe at SXSW
PledgeMusic (www.pledgemusic.com), a leading international direct-to-fan music company providing a platform for musicians to record and tour, today announced that it is sponsoring the Hotel Café showcase series at SXSW. PledgeMusic and the Hotel Café will bring the intimate, singer songwriter vibe from the famed Hollywood club to Austin. MarketWire

ACOM Launches Outlook Document Management Plug-In, Delivers One-Click Email Management for Microsoft Outlook Users
ACOM Solutions, Inc. announces the launch of its EZCM Outlook Plug-in, an integrated productivity solution for Microsoft® Outlook that automatically indexes and stores email messages and attachments in their native formats, just by clicking on a button within Outlook MarketWire

Loan Scam Alert Campaign Launches Special Awareness Effort During National Consumer Protection Week
In conjunction with National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), March 6-12, NeighborWorks America, The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, HOPE Now, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and a coalition of national government agencies, nonprofit organizations and financial institutions are empowering homeowners to combat loan modification scams MarketWire

EmbroidMe Revs Up Promotional Products for the Automotive Market
Most Americans rely heavily on their personal vehicles to get them to work, school, and leisure activities, spending on average more than 500 hours each year in their automobiles. Automotive-related promotional products are a great way for car dealers and other associated businesses to gain exposure and promote their brands MarketWire

Camping World and Woodall's Announce Plans for a Partnership to Increase Campground and RV Park Attendance
Camping World, America's leading retailer in RVs, camping accessories, RV maintenance and repair, announces that Woodall's, the leading brand in campground directories, has joined forces in an effort to increase awareness about and accessibility to the RV lifestyle. MarketWire

The Iowa Endoscopy Center Promotes Colon Cancer Screening Awareness by Participating in "Scope It Out" Free Colon Screening Day in Central Iowa
On Saturday, March 26th, the Iowa Endoscopy Center in collaboration with the John Stoddard Cancer Center and other area clinics and physicians will be offering their Center's staff and services to uninsured patients in Central Iowa by offering free screening colonoscopies. MarketWire

Zepol Releases "U.S. Containerized Import Ports Report" for 2010
Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, announced the release of a report today analyzing the top 25 ports in the United States for containerized imports. This report provides detailed information for each port and compares trends to the previous year as well as sheds light upon potential future developments. Click this link to download the free report or visit www.zepol.com. MarketWire

W2 Energy Continues to Expand
W2 Energy, Inc., a clean energy company (www.w2energy.com) (PINKSHEETS: WTWO), is pleased to announce that it had increased its factory space from 10,000 square foot to 20,000 square feet at its 335 Woodlawn Road location in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. MarketWire

VHA Performance Services Consultants Helped Hospitals Save More Than $122 Million in 2010 by Leveraging Both Clinical and Supply Chain Expertise
As hospitals continue to look for ways to improve their performance in light of increasing industry demands and lower reimbursements, VHA Inc., the national health care network, deployed its Performance Services consulting team to help member clients save more than $122 million in 2010, through exceeding the 2009 results by more than $40 million. MarketWire

GroupFlier Rolls Out Tech Cocktail, Public Texting Group to Follow SXSW Action
At next week's South by Southwest SXSW 2011 (http://www.sxsw.com) event, attendees can follow the latest news and updates by signing up to receive text messages from Tech Cocktail, GroupFlier's newest public group texting service of curated texts. To join, people can also simply visit http://groupflier.com and click "Public Groups." MarketWire

Russell Indexes: Developed Europe Outperforming Emerging Europe YTD
The Russell Developed Europe Index reflected a year-to-date gain of 7.2% through February 28, 2011, outperforming the Russell Emerging Europe Index (5.8%) as well as the broad Russell Global Index (4.4%). MarketWire

PR Specialist Cindy Ronzoni Broadens Services, Renames Company SOCIAL SPREAD MEDIA
Award-winning entertainment communications executive Cindy Ronzoni has renamed her PR firm SOCIAL SPREAD MEDIA and broadened its services to provide proactive brand-management strategies for companies and endeavors of all sizes. MarketWire

David Taber of American River Bankshares to Speak at Financial Services Conference
David Taber, President and CEO of American River Bankshares (NASDAQ: AMRB), is scheduled to speak on the Central Valley (Northern California) Banks Panel at the Sandler O'Neill & Partners, L.P. West Coast Financial Services Conference in Marina del Rey, CA on Tuesday, March 8th at approximately 10:10 a.m. Pacific Time. MarketWire

Smoke-Free Outdoor Dining Coming to City of Los Angeles
Today the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a campaign to inform the public about a new L.A. City ordinance prohibiting smokers from lighting up in outdoor dining areas -- including restaurant patios, cafes, food courts, food carts and mobile food trucks MarketWire

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles Partners With Women In Film to Launch END EPILEPSY PSA Campaign
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Vishay Intertechnology to Demonstrate Latest Power MOSFET, Diode, IC, and Passive Component Technologies at APEC(R) 2011
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology line-up for the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC®) 2011, taking place March 6-10 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Texas. MarketWire

Local Woman Business Owner Jane Skeeter of UltraGlas Named One of 10 Business Women of the Year
In the United States alone, there are 10.1 million firms owned by women (50% or more), employing more than 13 million people and generating $1.9 trillion in sales. It's quite an honor to be recognized among such a formidable force for local woman entrepreneur Jane Skeeter, founder and president of Chatsworth-based UltraGlas MarketWire

Carey Watermark Investors Incorporated Breaks Escrow
Carey Watermark Investors Incorporated (CWI) announced today that it has raised proceeds sufficient to break escrow in connection with its initial public offering. CWI has now admitted initial investors as shareholders. New shareholders will continue to be admitted on a daily closing basis. MarketWire

One Economy's Applications for Good and PapayaMobile Partner to Promote Mobile Games for Social Good
One Economy's Applications for Good (A4G), a program to engage developer communities to build social benefit applications, and PapayaMobile, a leading mobile social platform for Android apps, today announced a partnership to drive a new breed of mobile apps for public purpose MarketWire

Wave to Present at ROTH Capital Growth Conference on March 16 at 9:00 a.m. PT in Laguna Niguel, California
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) (www.wave.com) announced today that Gerard Feeney, Chief Financial Officer, and Brian Berger, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Sales, will present at the 23rd Annual ROTH OC Growth Conference on March 16, at the Ritz Carlton in Laguna Niguel, CA MarketWire

Trulia Launches "Trulia Direct Reference" Illuminating a New Path for Listing Data Quality Online
Trulia.com, a leading site for real estate professionals, homebuyers and sellers, today announced Trulia Direct Reference, a quality assurance system which uses Multiple Listing Service (MLS) data to ensure the accuracy of online real estate listings. Participating MLSs provide accurate reference data (e.g., list price, status, etc MarketWire

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Launches Improved Isolast(R) J9440
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (STKM: TREL-B) has launched an improved Isolast® J9440. With outstanding value for a perfluoroelastomer sealing material, Isolast® J9440 now has a higher operating temperature -- up to +240°C / +464°F -- and is accredited to the USP Class 6 standard for use in pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare industries. MarketWire

REMINDER: MEDIA ALERT: Kilopass CEO Charlie Cheng to Address CASPA 2011 Spring Symposium
Who: Charlie Cheng, chief executive officer of Kilopass Technology Inc MarketWire

ECU Silver Provides Corporate Update to Shareholders
Michel Roy, Chairman and CEO of ECU Silver Mining Inc. (TSX: ECU) ("ECU" or the "Company") and Stephen Altmann, President of ECU, are pleased to provide the following update to its shareholders regarding the following topics: MarketWire

TexCom, Inc. Adds Two Directors to Board
TexCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TEXC) announced today the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors. Wallis T. Marsh and Stephen J. Barth have accepted positions on the TexCom Board with immediate effect. MarketWire

Skillet Sets "AWAKE AND REMIXED" EP for March 22nd; Digital Collection Features New Versions of Hits Including the Top 5 Smash, "Awake and Alive"; Grammy-Nominated Rockers to Hit the Road With Eagerly Awaited "AVALANCHE Tour 2011," Trek Begins March 24th in Chicago
Atlantic recording group Skillet has announced the release of a new digital EP. The "AWAKE AND REMIXED" EP will arrive at all DSPs on March 22nd. MarketWire

Primus Introduces New Digital Phone Applications & Services to Puerto Rico
Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (PTGi) (OTCBB: PMUG) -- a global integrated facilities-based provider of advanced communications products and services, announced that its subsidiary Primus Telecommunications, Inc MarketWire

RiMart Stores Signs Agreement With Sherwin Williams Paint
Grupo International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRPI) President Ramon Richard announced that its RiMart Hardware and Specialty Store's division has entered into an agreement with Sherwin Williams Paint to sell their paint products through its RiMart Stores to take advantage of the increasing home improvement and new housing demand throughout Mexico. MarketWire

(NWMT) NewMarket Technology and (NVAE) Savanna East Africa to Review Next Steps With Kenya Ministry of Housing for Prospective 200 Unit Public Housing Project
NewMarket Technology, Inc. (OTCQB: NWMT) and Savanna East Africa, Inc. (OTCQB: NVAE), a Greenfield partner, today announced plans to review next steps with the Kenya Ministry of Housing for a prospective 200 unit public housing project in a Webcast next week. NewMarket, Savanna and the Ministry of Housing plan to meet later this month to develop a financial plan for the prospective project MarketWire

SkyFuel Enters Chinese Solar Market With Parabolic Trough
SkyFuel has signed an agreement for the construction of a 50 MWe concentrating solar power (CSP) plant at a site near Huludao in China. The plant will use SkyFuel's advanced, low-cost parabolic trough concentrating solar collector (the SkyTrough®) to supply heat to a standard steam driven power plant. The agreement was signed with Project Developer Huludao Ruixinda Industry Co MarketWire

Green Star Products Develops Exciting New Product
Green Star Products, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GSPI) today announced that it has been working with a private equity group to develop a new product for the outdoor sportsman and firearms market. MarketWire

College Students Surveyed on Guns on Campus
Students from two university campuses in Texas and Washington recently were surveyed on allowing concealed handguns on campus. MarketWire

New Standish Group Report Shows More Projects Are Successful and Less Projects Failing
In the just-released report, "CHAOS Manifesto 2011, The Standish Group's shows" a marked increase in project success rates from 2008 to 2010. These numbers represent an uptick in the success rates from the previous study, as well as a decrease in the number of failures. The low point in the last five study periods was 2004, in which only 28% of the projects were successful MarketWire

Economic Stability Props Up the Wastewater Treatment Market in the Oil & Gas Industry
The global water and wastewater treatment market in the oil and gas industry expects to achieve significant growth once the products in the market become more affordable MarketWire

Complete Solutions Are the Order of the Day in the Hydraulic Valves Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan
The proliferation of high-power density applications, greater sophistication in automation and the escalating demand for fully integrated solutions have bolstered the revenue growth rates of the North American hydraulic valves market. Valve companies that have a pulse on the market are increasingly offering integrated solutions, as customers prefer these to component-level items. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: Researchers Up the Ante to Contain Prevalence of HAIs
With the incidence of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) taking on alarming proportions and the medical fraternity evincing helplessness in combating this trend, there is an urgent need to initiate measures to curb this menace. Hospitals are considered the last resort for healthcare; however, the threat of HAI looms large, compromising the safety of patients MarketWire

Global Investor Services, Inc. Appoints New Board Member
Global Investor Services, Inc. (OTCBB: GISV) (the "Company"), a leading provider of on-line financial education and analysis tools, is pleased to announce that Jeffrey R. Freedman has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. MarketWire

Rodinia Oil Corp. Receives Deed of Access to Woomera Prohibited Area
Rodinia Oil Corp., through its Australian, subsidiary Rodinia Oil (Australia) Pty. Ltd. ("Rodinia") (TSX VENTURE: ROZ) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Deed of Access with the Australian Department of Defence that allows Rodinia to explore within the Woomera Prohibited Area ("WPA") within PEL 81 in South Australia MarketWire

Pipeline Announces Streaming Predictive Analytics to Help Traders Optimize Intra-Day Alpha Capture
Pipeline Trading Systems LLC, a leading electronic brokerage firm for institutions, announced today the release of a streaming, at-trade analytic tool to help traders maximize alpha capture and minimize adverse selection. Alpha Pro(SM) now brings the power of predictive analytics directly to the trader's desktop, providing actionable intelligence immediately on order arrival MarketWire

EarthSearch Announces Purchase Order for Southeast Ambulance Services in Metro Atlanta Region
East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCBB: ECDC), through its subsidiary EarthSearch Communications, Inc., announces purchase order and shipment of their Logiboxx GPS systems for Southeast Ambulance Service, operating in the Atlanta Georgia region, for the management of their ambulance fleet. MarketWire

Entest BioMedical Successfully Completes First ImenVax(TM) Cancer Vaccine Implantation in Canine Oncology Patient
Entest BioMedical Inc. (OTCQB: ENTB) announced today that on Wednesday (March 2, 2011), it successfully completed the implantation of its ImenVax™ immuno-therapeutic cancer vaccine in the first canine cancer patient as part of the ImenVax™ Canine Safety Study MarketWire

Gaming Standards Association Welcomes Board Members and Officers
The Gaming Standards Association (GSA), whose open standards are the driving force behind the new generation of interoperable devices and systems, is pleased to announce the newly elected board members to the GSA Board of Directors for 2011 and 2012, each elected to a one-year term. MarketWire

Integrated Freight's CEO Updates Shareholders and the Investment Community
Integrated Freight Corporation (http://www.integrated-freight.com) (OTCBB: IFCR) (OTCQB: IFCR) announced today that their CEO, Paul Henley, will be issuing monthly updates to shareholders and the investment community, beginning with today's letter. MarketWire

SnapPages Launches LinkedIn Functionality for Professionals Looking to Personalize Their Online Resumes
SnapPages (http://snappages.com), a website builder for the average Internet user, today announced the introduction of a new, free feature that will allow professionals to instantly import their LinkedIn® profile and transform it into a personal website MarketWire

R.E.M. Roll Out "Collapse Into Now Film Project" With Music Films for Each Song on Upcoming New Album
R.E.M. is gearing up to roll out the Collapse Into Now Film Project, a selection of films accompanying each song on the band's upcoming album, directed by notable artists and filmmakers and personally curated by singer Michael Stipe MarketWire

Laughing Giraffe Books Introduces Children's Book Bundle Gift Sets to Encourage Lifelong Readers
Encouraging young children to read is an important job for parents and caregivers alike, but finding the right book to spark their imagination among thousands of options is not always easy. Laughing Giraffe Books (www.laughinggiraffebooks.com) was started to address that need and provides themed book bundles or book of the month gift collections for children, ages newborn through eight years MarketWire

Cascade Microtech Partners With imec for 3D-TSV Probe Solutions
Cascade Microtech, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCD), a leading expert at enabling precision measurements of integrated circuits at the wafer level, and the nanoelectronics research center imec, today announced they have entered into a collaborative research partnership for testing and characterization of 3D integrated circuit (IC) test structures MarketWire

CTI Industries Corporation Completes Installation of Latex Balloon Production Capacity
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Brielle Orthopedics, P.A. Selects the SRS EHR for Its 12 High-Performance Providers
SRS, the leading provider of productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance specialty practices, today announced that Brielle Orthopedics, P.A. has selected the SRS EHR for its 12 providers. Brielle Orthopedics has office locations in Brick and Forked River, New Jersey. MarketWire

New Features Will Supercharge Interaction HOA/Community Software
F3 Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FTCH) has completed work on a major update to its Interaction Community Systems™ community-management software, the linchpin for accelerating customer acquisition and revenue growth. MarketWire

Connectyx Technologies Signs Joint Marketing Agreement With Atrium Enterprises to Offer a Concierge Travel Club Powered by Thomas Cook to Its Membership
Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CTYX) ("Connectyx"), www.connectyx.com, manufacturer and distributor of the MedFlash®, the nation's premier Personal Health and Wellness Management System (ePHM) for maintaining personal health records (PHR), announced today that Atrium Travel Club is offering MedFlash to its many members. MarketWire

Flint Telecom to Acquire Turnkey VoIP Provider as Part of Ongoing Acquisition Growth Strategy
Flint Telecom Group, Inc. (http://www.flinttelecomgroup.com) (OTCBB: FLTT), an International Telecoms Technology and Services Organization, today announces that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire 100% of a turnkey VoIP company providing services to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the United States MarketWire

Dorato Receives Confirmation of Disseminated Gold-Copper Mineralization at Lucero:
Dorato Resources Inc. ("Dorato" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: DRI)(OTCQX: DRIFF)(FRANKFURT: DO5) is pleased to announce that it has received additional results from Minera Afrodita's drilling at the Lucero target in the Cordillera del Condor Project, northern Peru MarketWire

Urgent Action Needed to Stop Rheumatic Heart Disease From Killing and Disabling People in the "Bottom Billion"
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OPEN EC SUBSIDIARY SIGNS SHARE PURCHASE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE I-PLEXUS SOLUTIONS, INC.
OPEN EC SUBSIDIARY SIGNS SHARE PURCHASE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE I-PLEXUS SOLUTIONS, INC.North Vancouver, BC - Open EC Technologies, Inc. ("Open EC" or the"Company")(TSX-V: OCE) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary,SoftCareElectronic Commerce (U.S.A.) Inc MarketWire

yaM Receives Funding to Build Out Innovative, Cloud-Based Tools Designed to Improve Meeting Efficiencies
yaM, developer of cloud-based tools designed to make meetings more efficient and productive, today announced funding from Foresight Ventures. MarketWire

Flexitarians Unite! Moe's New Menu Offers Options for Everyone
Moe's Southwest Grill, the fun, engaging and fast-casual restaurant, is here for all who can't commit to one diet -- in fact, Moe's celebrates your individual choices everyday of the week! MarketWire

Spring Up for Pure Michigan Wine and Culinary Delights
As temperatures rise with spring in the air, Michigan's culinary landscape is bursting forth with flavors and adventures. April is Michigan Wine Month and more than 80 wineries and vineyards are celebrating the fruit of the vine MarketWire

National Pharmaceuticals Corp. to Engage Contract Companies to Carry Out Its Drug Development
National Pharmaceuticals Corp. (PINK SHEETS: NFRM) or the "Company" announced today that it has reached an agreement in principal with Globe Laboratories (www.globelabs.com) to become National's exclusive partner to develop its drugs to the final stage of development. MarketWire

Teekay Announces Sale of Remaining 49 Percent Interest in Teekay Offshore Operating L.P.
Teekay Corporation (Teekay or the Company) (NYSE: TK) announced today that it has agreed to sell its remaining 49 percent interest in Teekay Offshore Operating L.P. (OPCO) to Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore) for a total price of $390 million MarketWire

Teekay Offshore Partners Announces Accretive Acquisition of Remaining 49 Percent of Teekay Offshore Operating L.P.
Teekay Offshore GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore or the Partnership) (NYSE: TOO) announced today that the Partnership has agreed to acquire the remaining 49 percent interest in Teekay Offshore Operating L.P. (OPCO) from Teekay Corporation (Teekay) for a total purchase price of $390 million MarketWire

Integra Gold Corp: New Gold Discovery at Lamaque Project, Val d'Or Quebec
INTEGRA GOLD CORP. (TSX VENTURE: ICG) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the discovery of significant gold mineralization not contained within any of the known zones on its Lamaque project, and less than 10 meters from the property line of Century Mining Corp's Lamaque Project. Approximately 2500 meters in 8 drill holes were completed at the Sigma Zone in 2010 MarketWire

Sikich Investment Banking Names Mark A. Solovy Managing Director
Sikich Investment Banking is pleased to announce that Mark A. Solovy has joined the firm as a Managing Director. In his new role, Mr. Solovy will focus on debt and equity financings, private placements and mergers and acquisitions in the middle market. MarketWire

Proteonomix, Inc. (PROT) Announces the Formation of New Subsidiary, THOR BioPharma, Inc., to Provide an Entry Into the Pharmaceutical Market
PROTEONOMIX, INC. (OTCBB: PROT), a biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutics based upon the use of human cells and their derivatives, announced today that it has formed a new subsidiary called THOR BioPharma, Inc., a Nevada Corporation. THOR BioPharma has been established with the intention to initialize the entry of Proteonomix into the Bio Pharmaceutical market MarketWire

SPi Global Announces New Executive Appointment
SPi Global, a leading provider of content processing, health information management and customer relationship management outsourcing solutions today announced the appointment of John P. Wheeler to the newly created position of Vice President, Strategy and Emerging Technologies in its Content Solutions business unit. MarketWire

Amron Partnered With Legendary World Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali to Reunite The Beatles and Now Pens His Story in New Tell-All Memoir
The true American success story of inventor Alan Amron's celebrity-woven life with J.D. Salinger, Muhammad Ali, Kristy McNichol, Donald Trump, Tina Sinatra, Pat Summerall, and many others, also inventing Nikon's digital Photo Wallet, battery-operated water guns and other famous toys, and of course the first Press-on Memo that 3M later called their Post-it Note. MarketWire

Aryaka "Democratizes" WAN Optimization as a Service
Aryaka Networks (www.aryaka.com), provider of the world's first cloud-based application acceleration and WAN optimization solution, today reported strong acceptance of its industry-first pure-play, cloud-based WAN optimization. Since its launch, Aryaka has seen its groundbreaking cloud model validated by Nemertes Research in its seminal report "The Next Stage of WAN Optimization MarketWire

SGD Holdings, Ltd. Releases Preliminary 2010 Sales Figures for EcoFriend Group
EcoFriend Group, a subsidiary of SGD Holdings, Ltd. (PINKSHEETS: SGDH) today announced sales of $1,111,974 for the period of June through December 31, 2010. Net profit during the period is reported at $153,000. MarketWire

BIOLASE Issued New Patent Supporting Use of Laser Technologies for Treating Eye Conditions, Including Presbyopia
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued BIOLASE a new patent covering the use of its laser technologies for treating various conditions of the eye, including presbyopia MarketWire

Sugar Inc. Launches PopSugar City -- Local Destination Guides and Stylish Deals for Trendsetting Women
PopSugar City launches today in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Boston, New York, and Washington, DC, providing insanely addictive local content and exclusive access to the best local services and experiences in each city. PopSugar City is part of Sugar Inc MarketWire

Porn Studio Continues to Make Its Mark in Mobile, in Spite of Obstacles
Despite the fact that you won't find the company's content or services for sale in any official app store, adult entertainment studio Pink Visual has continued to carve out marketshare in the adult mobile sector, and now serves over 30 million visitors a month to its mobile sites. MarketWire

North American Light Vehicle Ride Control Aftermarket to Grow Rapidly in the Immediate Future, Notes Frost & Sullivan
The light vehicle ride control aftermarket expects to grow in the immediate future, despite historical declines. This is due to a combination of favorable circumstances for shock absorbers, struts, coil springs and strut mounts in the standard replacement aftermarket, as well as increased consumer participation in the performance aftermarket. MarketWire

Patented, Isolated LED Driver From Supertex Provides High Current Accuracy With Minimum Parts
Supertex (NASDAQ: SUPX), a recognized leader in high voltage analog and mixed signal integrated circuits (ICs), today introduced HV9971, a patented, isolated, constant current LED driver for solid-state lighting applications MarketWire

Roberson Report: Commercial Networks Can Guarantee Priority Access to Public Safety
Roberson and Associates, a Chicago-based technology and management consultancy led by former Motorola and Alcatel-Lucent top technical executives, today released a comprehensive study that refutes criticisms that commercial networks cannot guarantee priority access to public safety users under congested conditions MarketWire

VAI CEO Honored as a 2011 Top 10 Long Island Technology Entrepreneur
News Facts: Bob Vormittag, CEO and president of VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.), an award-winning ERP solution provider, has been recognized as part of the Long Island Technology Hall of Fame's annual "Top 10 Long Island Technology Entrepreneurs" awards program MarketWire

Fisher Communications, Inc. Reports Strong Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Financial Results
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), aleader in local media innovation, today reported its financial results forthe fourth quarter and the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010. Fisher'sfourth quarter included strong political revenue and solid core advertisinggrowth, with net TV advertising revenue increasing by 61%. MarketWire

Weidenhammer Earns SAS 70 Type II Recertification in Hosting and IT Management Services Operation
Weidenhammer Systems, a leading provider of IT services, recently announced it has achieved third-party recertification in its Hosting and Management Services operation under the Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 (SAS 70) Type II MarketWire

Trinity Biotech Announces Quarter 4 Financial Results EPS of 17.1 Cent per Share -- an Increase of 10.3%
Trinity Biotech plc (NASDAQ: TRIB), aleading developer and manufacturer of diagnostic products for thepoint-of-care and clinical laboratory markets, today announced results forthe quarter ended December 31, 2010. MarketWire

Thursday AM Picks: Citigroup Inc., Bank of America, Alcatel-Lucent., Pfizer Inc., Ford Motor Co., Intel Corp., Microsoft Corp. and Nividia Corp.
StockMarketLife.com, a prime source for small-cap research, provides wide-ranging due diligence and analysis on the hottest stocks in the market. StockMarketLife Investment Stock Report's primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small-cap and micro-cap companies on the verge of explosive movement in the market MarketWire

GreenHouse Single Family Residence Energy Efficiency Products Experiencing Record Growth in Sales
GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: GRHU) (the "Company") is experiencing record growth in its single-family residence energy efficiency retrofit business with signed contracts of approximately $6.7 million in 2010, a 23% year over year increase. The trend is continuing with signed contracts in January 2011 showing a greater than 100% increase over signed contracts in January 2010 MarketWire

Suffer Media Announces Production of TV Advertising Spots
SUFFER (PINKSHEETS: SUFF) today announced the company has begun production for several television advertising spots for nationwide distribution. MarketWire

Connect With Mercent at March Retail Industry Events
Mercent™, a leading provider of on-demand performance marketing solutions for retailers, today announced its attendance at upcoming retail industry, technology and investor events during the month of March MarketWire

Silver Production at Ivanhoe Mines' Oyu Tolgoi Project is Expected to Average More Than 3 Million Ounces Each Year in First 10 Years of Operation
Robert Friedland, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (TSX: IVN)(NYSE: IVN)(NASDAQ: IVN), and John Macken, President, said today that the Oyu Tolgoi Mine in southern Mongolia is expected to produce an average of more than three million ounces of silver a year during its first 10 years of commercial production, beginning in 2013. MarketWire

Aroway Energy Inc. Begins 2011 Drill Program
AROWAY ENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: ARW)(PINK SHEETS: ARWJF) (www.arowayenergy.com) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has begun drilling operations on its first well of the Company's 2011 Peace River Arch exploration drilling program. The 3D seismically defined multi-zone prospective well is located on the newly acquired lands announced by the Company on February 14, 2011 MarketWire

San West Announces Major Online Sales Increase for January and February
San West Inc. (OTCBB: SNWT), an emerging leader in the off-road vehicle (ORV) industry, today announced that preliminary unaudited sales for its burgeoning e-commerce business increased by 40% during the first two months of 2011. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: Innovative Products Fuel the North American Firefighters Personal Protective Equipment Markets
Innovative products expect to open up fresh opportunities in the North American firefighters personal protective equipment (PPE) markets, which reached a stage of maturity due to the high level of compliance of PPE and lower replacement rates. MarketWire

JDSU Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) Magazine's Thirteenth Annual Product of the Year Award
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named JDSU's Signaling Analyzer Real Time (SART) LTE test solution and the JDSU Enterprise Services Application Module (ESAM) as recipients of the 2010 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award. MarketWire

Mutual Aid System in Illinois Adopts RAE Systems' Wireless AreaRAE System
RAE Systems Inc. (NYSE Amex: RAE) today announced 24 of its wireless AreaRAE Steel multi-gas detection Rapid Deployment Kit (RDK) systems have been purchased by the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System - Illinois (MABAS-IL), a statewide mutual-aid response system for fire, emergency medical services (EMS) and specialized incident-operations teams MarketWire

Telkonet Appoints Gerrit Reinders New Executive Vice President for Sales & Marketing
Telkonet, Inc. (OTCQB: TKOI), a leading provider of energy efficiency solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of Gerrit Reinders as Executive Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing. The move follows Telkonet's recent corporate rebranding and the release of its new EcoSmart Product Suite MarketWire

CVPS Honored for Storm Response
The Edison Electric Institute today honored Central Vermont Public Service (NYSE: CV) with the association's "Emergency Recovery Award" for outstanding power restoration efforts in the wake of a massive two-part weather event in February 2010. This is the third time CVPS has earned this honor. MarketWire

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. Announces Availability of Its Form 20-F for the Year Ended December 31, 2010
Navios Maritime Partners L.P. ("Navios Partners") (NYSE: NMM) announced that its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2010 has been filed with the SEC and can be accessed on Navios Partners' website www.navios-mlp.com under the "Investors" section MarketWire

NioGold Commences Exploration Drilling in New Sector at Malartic
NioGold Mining Corporation (TSX-V: NOX) ("NioGold" or the "Company") has begun site preparation for the mobilisation of a drill rig to the southern portion of the Company's large Malartic Block property, located 20 kilometres west of Val-d'Or and directly adjacent to Osisko Mining Corp.'s ("Osisko") Canadian Malartic mine development project. MarketWire

ExamWorks Announces Fourth Quarter 2010 Financial Results
ExamWorks Group, Inc. (NYSE: EXAM) a leadingprovider of independent medical examinations (IMEs), peer reviews, billreviews and related services, today reported financial results for thefourth quarter of 2010. MarketWire

Bombardier and China's ICBC Financial Leasing Sign Financing Cooperation MOU Worth Up to $8 Billion US
Bombardier Aerospace today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. (ICBC Leasing). ICBC Leasing is a leading leasing company in China, and Industrial Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), its major shareholder, is one of the world's largest banks MarketWire

ASPA Gold Corp. -- Announces the Appointment of an Investor Relations Firm
ASPA Gold Corp. (OTCBB: RENS) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Global Media and Corporate Relations (GMCR) to deal with all Investor Relations functions for ASPA Gold Corp. MarketWire

GCI Streams 2011 Iditarod Race to Subscribers' PCs With RGB Networks
General Communication, Inc. (GCI) (NASDAQ: GNCMA), Alaska's largest telecommunications company serving more than 130,000 cable television subscribers throughout the state, will use the TransAct Transcoder from RGB Networks to stream live coverage of the annual Iditarod race to its subscribers' PCs with the same quality it delivers to TVs MarketWire

WCG Hires Leading Mobile and Location-Based Marketing Exec Aaron Strout
WCG, a global independent company offering integrated creative, interactive and marketing communications services to clients in healthcare, consumer products and technology, today announced the appointment of Aaron Strout as Social Media Group Director to further enhance its interactive and social media marketing counsel and execution. MarketWire

Juniper Networks Defines the New Converged Supercore Architecture That Can Dramatically Improve Network Economics for Service and Content Providers
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) today announced a new suite of products and services that delivers the industry's first Converged Supercore for service and content providers MarketWire

Chembio Reports Record Annual & Quarterly Results
Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (OTCQB: CEMI)(PINKSHEETS: CEMI), which develops, manufactures, markets and licensespoint-of-care diagnostic tests, reported record revenues and earnings forthe year ended December 31, 2010. Total revenues were $16.7 million for theyear ended December 31, 2010, which compares to total revenues of $13.8million for the year ended December 31, 2009, a 20.8% increase MarketWire

Juniper Networks Unveils New Junos(R) Express Chipset Optimized for Transport With Breakthrough Speed and Scale
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) today unveiled its Junos Express chipset, the industry's fastest and most energy-efficient silicon designed from the ground up for ultimate scale, speed and cost-effectiveness MarketWire

Juniper Networks Introduces the Industry's First Converged Packet Transport Switch
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) unveiled the industry's first Converged Supercore switch with unprecedented scalability of up to 3800 Terabits MarketWire

CarsDirect Launches Redesigned Website
CarsDirect, a leading online automotive shopping service and research portal, today launched a completely redesigned website at www.carsdirect.com. MarketWire

Colorado Goldfields Inc.'s Management Projects 35 Acre Land Acquisition for Dry Stack Site Valued at $1 Million; Provides "Back to the Stack - Part 2" Insights; Colorado Goldfields to Attend 2011 Elko Roundtable
Colorado Goldfields Inc.'s (OTCQB: CGFIA) (PINKSHEETS: CGFIA) -- Company management announces today that it has entered into high-level negotiations to acquire 35 acres of highly accessible land in San Juan County for its dry stacking site. Based upon prevailing land values in the area, this acquisition has an estimated value of $1 million MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: Advances in Component Technologies Fuel Innovations in Personal and Service Robotics
Ongoing technological advances and growing demands for task automation from various sectors are poised to affect the market for robotics. The need for improved and accurate outputs is driving innovation in robotics across sectors such as aerospace and defense, oil and gas and industrial automation MarketWire

Hepregen Corporation Announces Commercial Launch of HepatoPac(TM) Microliver Platform for In Vitro ADME/Tox Applications
Hepregen Corporation, a leading provider of bioengineered solutions that increase success in drug development in order to improve patient safety, will launch its proprietary technology platform, HepatoPac, at the SOT 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Washington, D.C. on March 7, 2011. MarketWire

PIMCO Continues Expansion of Active Equities Team With Hiring of Seasoned Investment Professionals
PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, is continuing to build out its active equities platform with the hiring of seasoned investment professionals with deep expertise in emerging markets and global equities. MarketWire

Newport Digital Technologies Announces Appointment by San Diego Padres to Audit and Recommend Digital Signage and Audio Solutions at PETCO Park
Newport Digital Technologies, Inc MarketWire

TIBCO Goes Green for a More Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Business
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) announced today that it is officially recognized by The Association of Bay Area Governments and Board of Supervisors of Santa Clara County as a Bay Area Green Business MarketWire

Overcoming Waste With Proper Optimization
In today's business environment, "waste" is a particularly derogatory term. It can apply to money, material, use of personnel, and even production motion. Many innovations, such as lean manufacturing, exist to cut down on and prevent waste, and companies themselves often evolve programs that curb waste in just about every business process. MarketWire

Ceradyne, Inc. Receives $56.6 Million ESAPI Body Armor Order
Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDN) announced that it has received a delivery order for approximately $56.6 million for ESAPI (Enhanced Small Arms Protective Insert) ceramic body armor plates. Ceradyne will begin shipping this ESAPI production release in the second quarter this year with full shipment expected to be completed late in the third quarter 2011. MarketWire

TASER International Authorizes Stock Buy-Back Program for up to $12.5 Million of Company Stock
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), a global provider of safety technologies that prevent conflict, protect life and resolve disputes, today announced that the Board of Directors of TASER International, Inc. adopted a resolution approving a stock buy-back program authorizing the Company to purchase up to $12 MarketWire

Cott Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2010 Results
Cott Corporation (NYSE: COT) (TSX: BCB) MarketWire

Evolving Systems Declares Dividend
Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL), a leading provider of software solutions and services to the wireless, wireline and IP carrier market, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.05 per share, payable April 15, 2011, to stockholders of record March 18, 2011. On an annualized basis, the quarterly cash dividend would equal a payout of $ MarketWire

Memo to Mining Companies: Become Sustainable or Go Home, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Mining companies will operate on a more sustainable basis, or they will be out of business, according to David Baker, the chief sustainability officer (CSO) for Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) (Denver, Colorado). "If communities don't like the way you operate, you will not mine MarketWire

Expert Briefing: Radient Pharmaceuticals' Onko-Sure & General Cancer Screening Program in India
A BioMedReports Expert Briefing has been published by Umesh Bhatia, Ph.D. -- the scientist, entrepreneur and business executive tasked with widespread deployment of Radient Pharmaceuticals' (NYSE Amex: RPC) patented and FDA approved in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) test used in the detection of cancer. MarketWire

New Chief Financial Officer Joins INC Research
INC Research, LLC., a therapeutically focused contract research organization (CRO) with a trusted process for delivering reliable results, today announced its new chief financial officer (CFO), David Gill, who has built a career of building high-performing companies and managing rapid growth. MarketWire

DineEquity, Inc. Provides Financial Outlook for Fiscal 2011
DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP Restaurants, today provided financial guidance for the current fiscal year and highlighted key operational and financial benchmarks that it believes will drive the performance of its businesses in 2011. MarketWire

Husky Energy's Lloydminster Upgrader Remains at 50% Capacity, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Husky Energy Incorporated's (TSX:HSE) (Calgary, Alberta) Lloydminster Upgrader in Saskatchewan remains derated at 50% while repairs are under way on the facility's 30,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Hydrocracker Train 2, after a small fire broke out at the facility on February 2. MarketWire

DineEquity, Inc. Announces Strong Fourth Quarter 2010 Results
DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP Restaurants, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2010. DineEquity's financial performance for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010 included the following highlights: MarketWire

Cubic to Provide Education, Leader Development, and Training Support Services to the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth
Cubic Applications, Inc., a mission support services subsidiary of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), has received a new five-year contract to provide military training and education support to the U.S. Army's Combined Arms Center (CAC) and Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Cubic is one of ten companies to win the five-year CAC Omnibus V Contract, which has a maximum value of $260 million. MarketWire

Sen Yu International Holdings, Inc. to Present at the 2011 Rodman & Renshaw Annual China Investment Conference in Shanghai
Sen Yu International Holdings, Inc. ("Sen Yu International" or the "Company") (OTCBB: CSWG), a leading producer and distributor of breeding and commercial hogs in the People's Republic of China, announced today that the Company's Chief Financial Officer, Mr MarketWire

zipzoom.com Worlwide Introduction in Barrie, Ontario; Simcoe County Residents Now Directly Connected With Relevant Businesses, Service Providers, Salespeople
zipzoom (www.zipzoom.com), a brand new patent-pending anonymous communication technology (created in Canada) changing the way consumers and businesses find each other, announced its launch today in Simcoe County. zipzoom chose Barrie, Ontario because it is one of the fastest growing cities in North America. MarketWire

FX Energy Schedules Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Results Conference Call
FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) announced today that a conference call to discuss the Company's fourth quarter and year end 2010 financial and operating results will be held at 4:30 p.m. Eastern on Monday, March 7, 2011. The call will be hosted by David Pierce, FX Energy's President and CEO MarketWire

Cornerstone Therapeutics Reports Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Results
Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CRTX) todayreported full year and fourth quarter 2010 results. Total net revenueswere $125.3 million for the full year of 2010, representing a 14% increaseover the $109.6 million reported for the full year of 2009. Total netrevenues for the fourth quarter of 2010 were $32.5 million representing a6% increase over the $30 MarketWire

Tuthill Drive Systems to Attend NTEA Work Truck Show: March 8-10, 2011, Indianapolis, IN
Tuthill Drive Systems (TDS), a division of Tuthill Corporation, announced that they will exhibit at the NTEA Work Truck Show. TDS will be demonstrating two work truck retrofit innovations: EZ Trac Hydraulic AWD system, and EZ Crawl, as well as other hydraulic control and axle applications MarketWire

Insulet Corporation to Present at the Cowen and Company 31st Annual Health Care Conference
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubing-free insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® Insulin Management System, today announced the Company will participate in the Cowen and Company 31st Annual Health Care Conference at The Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel. Management is scheduled to present an overview of the Company on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. E.T. MarketWire

Inaugural International Colon Capsule Expert Meeting Developing Guidelines That Underscore Value of Colon Capsule Endoscopy
Given Imaging (NASDAQ: GIVN), a world leader in specialty GI products and pioneer of capsule endoscopy, today announced highlights from the inaugural International Colon Capsule Expert Meeting, which took place in Tarquinia, Italy, on February 17th and 18th, 2011 MarketWire

Actelis Networks' DRB Technology Accelerating Destiny's Wide-Scale Deployment of Advanced Broadband Services to Businesses in Western Europe
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AAON, INC. Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results Call
AAON, INC. (NASDAQ: AAON). A question and answer session will follow a brief presentation by our President, Norman Asbjornson. The entire call should last about 45 minutes. MarketWire

The Fraser Institute: Survey Shows Global Mining Industry Optimistic Towards New Investment While Australia Recovers in Global Rankings
The worldwide economic turnaround has created optimism in the mining sector, with the global mining industry primed for new exploration and investment in 2011, according to the Survey of Mining Companies 2010/2011, released today by the Fraser Institute, Canada's leading public policy think-tank. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: Supportive Legislation and the Recovering Construction Sector Opens Avenues for CIS/CEE Construction Chemicals and Materials Markets
The near future will offer growing opportunities for construction chemicals and materials in emerging regions in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The construction chemicals and materials market is gradually recovering after the economic downturn MarketWire

IncentAlign Named to JMP Securities "Hot 100: The Best Privately Held Software Companies"
IncentAlign Inc., a global leader in Revenue Performance Management software, announced today that it has been named to the JMP Securities "Hot 100: The Best Privately Held Software Companies" list MarketWire

Procera to Present at ROTH Capital Growth Stock Conference on March 14, 2011
Procera® Networks Inc. (NYSE Amex: PKT), the intelligent policy enforcement company, today announced that James Brear, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the ROTH Capital Partners 23rd Annual Orange County Growth Stock Conference on Monday, March 14th at 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time). The conference is being held at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, located in Dana Point, CA. MarketWire

DT Interpreting Signs Seven Contracts With Police Departments to Open New Market
Deaf-Talk, Inc. dba DT Interpreting (PINKSHEETS: MGQG), (DTI) the industry leader in on-demand video sign language interpreting, announced today that it recently signed seven (7) new contracts with police departments in the Pittsburgh area MarketWire

Warid Congo Launches Voice SMS on Kirusa Platform
Warid Congo SA, the third largest telecommunication operator in Congo, today announced the launch of Voice SMS across its network in the Republic of Congo. This offering is based on the pioneering Voice SMS technology from Kirusa, the world's leading developer of Mobile Value Added Services. MarketWire

TRTB Announces 1st Quarter 2011 Financials
True 2 Beauty, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TRTB) (the "Company") a leading manufacturer and distributor of male and female sexual potency pills and liquid products in the United States, is pleased to report the release of financial statements (http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/trtb.pk/quote) for our first quarter ending January 31, 2011 MarketWire

International Conference: "SIPA Munich 2011: Business-Building Secrets for Specialized Information Publishers"
From 6 to 8 April 2011 the Akademie des Deutschen Buchhandels (Academy of the German Book Trade) -- in collaboration with the SIPA (Specialized Information Publishers Association) and VNR Verlag für die Deutsche Wirtschaft AG (publishing house) -- is staging an international conference on "Business-building secrets for specialized information publishers." MarketWire

Freight Factoring Company Freight Capital Announces New Vice President of Operations
Freight factoring company Freight Capital is proud to announce Juan G. Estrada as the company's new Vice President of Operations. Freight Capital welcomes Estrada, a proven financial services professional who is expected to drive the company's continued growth. MarketWire

Spartan Gold Ltd. Announces Expansion of Ziggurat Gold Concession to 6,800 Acres in the Round Mountain-Northumberland Gold Trend Nevada
Spartan Gold Ltd. ("Spartan" or the "Company") (OTCBB: SPAG), a diversified U.S. based junior gold exploration company, is pleased to announce that it has completed a significant project expansion plan for the Ziggurat prospect located in Nevada MarketWire

DraftFCB Executive Lands at CommerceTel
CommerceTel Corporation (OTCBB: MFON), an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions, is pleased to announce that former DraftFCB Chief of Staff, William M. McCarthy, has joined on as Director of Mobile Marketing. MarketWire

Results 2010 Wereldhave N.V.
Profit EUR 95.1 mln (2009: EUR -102.3 mln) Direct result EUR 115.9 mln (+4%) Direct result per share EUR 5.10 (+3.5%) Net asset value per share EUR 75.12 (+2%) Optional dividend EUR 4.70 (2009: EUR 4.65) Solvency 60% Issue USD 300 mln private placement ProfitThe profit for 2010 amounted to EUR 95.1 mln, or EUR 4.15 per share (2009: EUR -102.3 mln or EUR -5 MarketWire

Wereldhave NV - Annual Financial Report
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Despatch Industries Receives Equipment Order From Korean Carbon Fiber Manufacturer
Despatch Industries, the leader in thermal process technologies for carbon fiber production, announces that the company has recently received an order for production-scale oxidation ovens from a carbon fiber manufacturing company in Korea MarketWire

European Solar Power Market Faces Tough Times, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) -- The reduction in government incentives and feed-in tariffs (FiTs) for solar photovoltaic (PV) projects will significantly hit the solar sectors in some of Europe's largest markets in 2011 and beyond. MarketWire

Theta Legends XL Fund First Dutch Fund of Hedge Funds With Listing on Euronext Amsterdam
Theta Legends XL Fund is the first Dutch fund of hedge funds with a listing on the stock exchange of NYSE Euronext Amsterdam (EURONEXT:THXLE). Per 1 March 2011, this listing offers investors the option to trade shares in Theta Legends XL Fund on a daily basis MarketWire

Ericsson's annual report now published
* Ericsson's (NASDAQ: ERIC) annual report 2010 is now available on www.ericsson.com under www.ericsson.com/thecompany/investors/financial-reportsNotes to editors:Our multimedia content is available at the broadcast room:www.ericsson MarketWire

Elcoteq Acquires BroadTech Inc. to Further Strengthen Its After Market Services Offering
Elcoteq SE, through its U.S. subsidiary, has on March 2, 2011, acquired 100 % of the shares of BroadTech Inc, a Lewisville, Texas based company which provides After Market Services (AMS). BroadTech is offering reverse logistics, repair, refurbishment and related information management services to the wireless and consumer electronics industries MarketWire

Welcome to Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson's Annual General Meeting
The Nomination Committee proposes * Leif Johansson as new Chairman of the Board (item 9.3) * Jacob Wallenberg as new Board member (item 9.3) * Increase of the individual Board fee as well as the fee for work in the Finance- and Remuneration Committees of the Board (item 9 MarketWire

Option reports second half year and full year 2010 results
Option N.V. (EURONEXT Brussels: OPTI; OTC:OPNVY), the wireless technology company, today announced its resultsfor thefull fiscal year and second half year ended December 31, 2010. Thefinancialinformation reported in this release is presented in Euros and has beenpreparedin accordance with the recognition and measurement criteria of IFRS asadoptedby the European Union MarketWire

Scrubs & Beyond Customers Are Having Fun With Fabric This Spring
Stretch fabric offerings from Grey's Anatomy™ with acrlux Technology™ and NrG™ with arcflex Technology™ both by Barco Scrubs are now available in new styles and colors. Plus, performance apparel with F-L-E-X appeal in every color is available from IguanaMed, Dickies® Generation Flex, and more. MarketWire

AMD Renews Commitment to Gamers on the First Anniversary of "Gaming Evolved" Program
At the 2011 Game Developers Conference (GDC), AMD (NYSE: AMD) today celebrated the first anniversary of the AMD Gaming Evolved program, demonstrating its continued support for open industry standards and its commitment to work closely with game developers and publishers to foster technical innovation -- both key tenets of the AMD Gamers Manifesto MarketWire

Recovery of the Banking Industry Runs Up Against Fundamental Challenges of the "New Normal"
The recovery of the global banking industry slowed considerably in 2010. The industry's market capitalization, following a 55 percent jump in 2009, grew by only 10 percent in 2010, while its total shareholder return (TSR) fell from 47.1 percent to just 6 percent, according to a new study by The Boston Consulting Group. The results of the study are being released today. MarketWire

Extraordinary General Meeting of Q-Med Aktiebolag (publ)
At the request of Galderma Holding AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of Galderma Pharma S.A. which after completion of its public offer to the shareholders of Q-Med AB ("Q-Med" or the "Company") owns more than nine-tenths of the shares in Q-Med, the shareholders of Q-Med are hereby invited to attend the Extraordinary General Meeting on Monday 28 March, 2011 at 3 p.m GlobeNewswire

Q-Med AB (publ) applies for delisting, postpones the annual general meeting and convenes an extraordinary general meeting
Galderma's public offer for Q-Med AB (publ) ("Q-Med" or the "Company") was declared unconditional on 25 February 2011. Galderma controls more than 90 per cent of the shares in Q-Med and has requested compulsory acquisition in respect of the shares in Q-Med that Galderma does not own. GlobeNewswire

UPDATE - KLM articles can now be ordered pre-flight
AMSTELVEEN, 3 March 2011 -KLM Royal Dutch Airlines now offers its customers the option of ordering articles ahead of their flight via the new shop.klm.com (shop.klm.com). This includes the products usually available on board. GlobeNewswire

SHARE REPURCHASE 3.3.2011
Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT         3.3.2011  SHARE REPURCHASE 3.3.2011 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date3.3.2011 Bourse tradeBUYShareSTQ1VAmount2.000sharesTotal cost2 GlobeNewswire

Constitutive meeting of the Board of Directors of Wärtsilä Corporation
Wärtsilä Corporation, Company announcement, 3 March 2011 at 6.40 pm local time GlobeNewswire

Decisions of Wärtsilä's Annual General Meeting 3 March 2011
Wärtsilä Corporation, Minutes of Annual General Meeting, 3 March 2011 at 5.45 pm local time  GlobeNewswire

Towards a doubling of public transport market shares:Finalists of the first International PTx2 Awards announced
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Approval of Annual Accounts 2010
The Board of Directors of SpareBank 1 SR-Bank has today approved and adopted the final accounts for 2010. The preliminary accounts published on 3. February 2011 are thus confirmed. GlobeNewswire

Exit from OneMed completed - CapMan's Finnmezzanine Fund III B now in carry
CapMan Plc Stock Exchange Release 3 March 2011 3.00 p.m. EETExit from OneMed completed - CapMan's Finnmezzanine Fund III B now in carry GlobeNewswire

DWP Decision
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Outotec to deliver an effluent treatment plant for Codelco in Chile
OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE, March 3, 2011 AT 3 PM EET GlobeNewswire

AIK: Erik Oyno withdraws from CEO position in Aktiv Kapital
(Oslo, 3 March 2011) GlobeNewswire

Oselvar and Enoch divestment update
Stavanger, 3 March 2011: Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) in September 2010 announced an agreement to sell its shares in the Oselvar and Enoch fields in Norway to Marubeni Corporation. The parties have now been informed that the buyer does not yet fulfil the requirements applicable to a licensee on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä receives major power plant order from Turkey
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical press release, 3 March 2011   GlobeNewswire

ELISA'S 2010 ANNUAL REPORT, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE STATEMENT HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED
ELISA STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE MARCH 3, 2011 AT 12.05pm   GlobeNewswire

IFCO reports another year of growth in 2010
IFCO Systems N.V. /IFCO reports another year of growth in 2010Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Ronald Merckx to become new CFO Royal Wessanen
The Supervisory Board of Royal Wessanen proposes to appoint Ronald Merckx as CFO and member of the Executive Board for a period of four years, commencing on 1 June 2011. The proposed appointment is the consequence of the resignation of Frans Eelkman Rooda (CFO) from the Company as per the end of May, as announced on 3 December 2010. GlobeNewswire

Concerning Handelsbanken's capital situation
The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (FI) yesterday presented its view* of the future capital requirements for the largest four Swedish banks. GlobeNewswire

Pöyry awarded EUR 1.2 million environmental consultancy and assistance services for the Swiss Federal Roads Office
PÖYRY PLC          Press release 3 March 2011 at 10.00 am GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä receives order for gas engines and equipment to Viking Line's new environmentally sound passenger ferry
Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 3 March 2011, at 10 am (EET) GlobeNewswire

STONESOFT CORPORATION FINANCIAL STATEMENT RELEASE FOR JANUARY-DECEMBER 2010
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Nordic American Tanker Shipping (NYSE:NAT) Announces Tax Information 2010
Hamilton, Bermuda, March 3, 2011Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited has posted a memo related to distribution of dividend for 2010 and tax.To access use the following link: http://www.nat.bm/IR/tax_treatment.htmlContacts:Scandic American Shipping LtdManager for:Nordic American Tanker Shipping LimitedP.O Box 56, 3201 Sandefjord, NorwayTel: + 47 33 42 73 00 E-mail:nat@scandicamerican GlobeNewswire

Aben Appoints New Members to its Board of Directors
Aben Resources Ltd. /Aben Appoints New Members to its Board of DirectorsProcessed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Grant of subscription rights in Thinfilm
The board of directors of Thin Film Electronics ASA ("Thinfilm") resolved on 2 March 2011 to grant a total of 500,000 incentive subscription rights ("SRs") to Jennifer Ernst, who has been appointed Vice President, North America in Thinfilm GlobeNewswire

Bavarian Nordic Enters Into New Research Project to Develop New Cancer Vaccines Supported by the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation
Kvistgård, Denmark, March 3, 2011 - Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA) announced today that the Company will participate in a new Danish research project, established with the purpose of identifying pathogens (viruses and bacteria) that may cause cancer. The identification of such viruses is an important step towards the development of cancer vaccines GlobeNewswire

Q4 / 2010 results
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Thinfilm recruits Jennifer Ernst
Jennifer Ernst has been appointed Vice President, North America at Thin Film Electronics ASA ("Thinfilm"). GlobeNewswire

Cryo-Save Group N.V.: Announcement of Full Year results 2010 - 22 March 2011
Cryo-Save Group N.V. (Euronext: CRYO, 'Cryo-Save', or 'the Group'), Europe's leading adult stem cell storage bank, announces that its full year results for the 12 months ended 31 December 2010 will be published on Tuesday morning 22 March 2011 before opening of NYSE Euronext Amsterdam. GlobeNewswire

Solvay increases Solef® PVDF production capacity by 50% to continue serving strong growing demand
Embargo: Brussels, 3 March 2011, at 8.00 a.m. (Brussels time) GlobeNewswire

Welcome to Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson's Annual General Meeting
The Nomination Committee proposes GlobeNewswire

Ericsson's annual report now published
Ericsson's (NASDAQ:ERIC) annual report 2010 is now available on www.ericsson.com under www.ericsson.com/thecompany/investors/financial-reports Notes to editors: GlobeNewswire

Stolt-Nielsen Limited Acquires Stake in Alternative Energy Start-Up
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Thomson Reuters Launches ONESOURCE Workflow Manager 5.0
Integrated workflow solution will provide complete tax and accounting visibility for MNCs GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil to increase its use of waste in renewable diesel production
Neste Oil CorporationPress release3 March 2011 at 12.30 pm (EET) GlobeNewswire

Delhaize Group Becomes a Leading Retailer in Southeastern Europe through Acquisition of Serbian Delta Maxi Group
BRUSSELS, Belgium - March 3, 2011 - Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB - NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the retail company Delta Maxi Group, operating approximately 450 stores in five countries in Southeastern Europe GlobeNewswire

Pharming announces preliminary financial results 2010
Leiden, The Netherlands, March 3, 2011.  Biotech company Pharming Group NV ("Pharming" or "the Company") (NYSE Euronext: PHARM) today published its preliminary (unaudited) financial results for the year ended December 31, 2010. GlobeNewswire

New Study from Thomson Reuters Examines the Resurgence in Scientific Progress in the Middle East
Philadelphia, PA, London, UK, March 03, 2011 - Although the Middle East produces only 4% of the world's scientific literature, its output has grown rapidly during the last ten years and there is evidence of a resurgence in scientific progress GlobeNewswire

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