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CII organizing two-day International Seminar on military modernization
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with the Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS) is organizing a two-day International Seminar on military modernization at the Manekshaw Auditorium here. ANI

Indian economy expected to reach USD six trillion by 2020
Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Dr. K Kasturirangan has said that the Indian economy is expected to reach USD six trillion by 2020 if India sustains a nine per cent GDP growth. ANI

International Jewellery Design Excellence Awards Announced
Russian designer Ilgiz Fazulzyanov was named winner of the biennial International Jewellery Design Excellence (IJDE) Award's "Champion of the Champions" at a gala reception held 4 March. Mr Fazulzyanov won for his "Bullfinches" design.This year'sIJDE received more than 100 entries from 21 countries and regions ACN Newswire

Thomson Reuters Launches Next-Generation Professional News Offerings
Reuters powers new services for science, legal, tax and accounting prosNEW YORK, March 7, 2011 - Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, is launching a suite of news products designed for the information needs of professionals in the legal, tax and accounting, and science markets ACN Newswire

NEC Develops Technology to Control Devices with the Tap of an Arm
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the development of technologies that enable users to control consumer electronics with the tap of an arm.These technologies consist of compact acceleration sensors that are worn on each wrist and enable users' arms to function as virtual control panels. When a user taps an arm, the sensors determine which area of the arm received contact ACN Newswire

Global Electric Bus Congress Set to Open at Busworld Asia 2011
Following increasingly severe environmental pollution, the scarcity of oil and other non-renewable resources and the growing necessity of energy conservation and emissions reductions, new and renewable energy vehicles have become the latest developmental trend in the automotive industry ACN Newswire

China Medical System Accredited in 'China's Top 100 Potential Enterprises' by Forbes China for Two Consecutive Years
China Medical System Holdings Limited ("CMS" or the "Company", SEHK: 867), a leading China-based pharmaceutical services company focusing on the marketing, promotion and sale of prescription drugs, is pleased to announce that the Company was accredited as "China's Top 100 Potential Enterprises" among the list compiled by the Forbes China in February 2011 ACN Newswire

IUJ Hosts Special Lecture on TPP; Inviting Prominent Speakers from Business and Government
The Graduate School of International Management (GSIM) at the International University of Japan (IUJ) will host a Special GSIM Dean's Lecture on TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) and its impact on business and governments.Speakers for this special lecture will be:Mr. Charles Lake - Chairman, AFLAC JapanMr. Paul Horowitz - Economic Affairs Division, US EmbassyMr ACN Newswire

Hays Japan Survey Reveals a New Employment Landscape in Japan
Almost one third (31 per cent) of all employers expect to increase salaries between three and six per cent in their next review. This and other key findings from the fourth annual Hays Salary Guide signify the emergence of a new employment landscape in Japan ACN Newswire Report: Android Market Share Surpass iPhone and Blackberry reports that Google's Android mobile phone accounted for 30% in the United States smart phone market, which surpassed apple and blackberry.Compared with last December, in January Google platform market share increased by 2%. In the United States smart phone market, Google Android operating system already owned 29% share market ACN Newswire

The X-Change Corporation Announces Contract to Acquire Surrey Vacation Resorts, Inc., a Timeshare Vacation Company in Branson, Missouri; Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; and Biloxi, Mississippi
The X-Change Corporation (PINKSHEETS: XCHC) today announced that it has an agreement to acquire Surrey Vacation Resorts, Inc., based in Branson, Missouri. The terms of the acquisition will involve a change in control of the Company and the appointment of new directors MarketWire

New World Gold Corporation Upgrades Production Facilities
New World Gold Corporation (PINKSHEETS: NWGC) is pleased to announce that it is consistently producing 11 ozs of gold per day in the first fiscal quarter. The Company has recently supplied funding of $150,000 to the project to complete an upgrade on its smelter/mill MarketWire

12th International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED) Collocates With Sematech's Design for Reliability Workshop and First International Electronic Design Education Conference (IEDEC)

Swiftech(R) Re-Enters Air Cooling Market With Launch Of High Performance Polaris 120 Heatsink For Intel(R) and AMD(R) Processors
March 7, 2011, 19:00 PM Pacific Standard Time - Rouchon Industries, Inc. dba Swiftech® (PINK SHEETS: RCHN) today unveiled the Polaris 120 Heatsink for Intel® and AMD® processors. The product is based on heat pipe technology, and uses a PWM controlled 120mm fan MarketWire

Metatron/i-Mobilize and Partner to Capture the Mobile Video Travel Market
Metatron, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MRNJ) --, one of the largest independent distributors of videos, has taken an equity stake in Metatron Inc and extended its licensing agreement of thousands of titles to Metatron's i-Mobilize. This new partnership leverages the vast catalog of titles of TravelVideoStore MarketWire

Historic Air Service to Begin Between Cuba and Atlanta
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has received federal authorization to serve as a port of entry for flights to and from Cuba. Today, the Airport received official word from U.S. Customs and Border Protection that its application to offer passenger air service to and from the island nation has been approved. MarketWire

Largest Coffee-Producing Country and Second Largest Consuming Country Featured at Specialty Coffee Event
The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) is pleased to announce Brazil as the Portrait Country at its 23rd Annual Specialty Coffee Event, April 28 - May 1, 2011 in Houston, Texas at the George R. Brown Convention Center MarketWire

Earth Dragon Resources Poised to Benefit From Record Gold Prices as Ongoing Geopolitical Events Drive Rally
Earth Dragon Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: EARH) (the "Company") believes that gold prices rising to record heights for the third time in a week are a clear sign of the times and agrees with many industry experts that the ceiling is potentially much higher yet. MarketWire

All Discovery Cruising
In the news release issued earlier today by All Discovery Cruising, we are advised by the company that the headline should have read "All Discovery Cruising Celebrates Successful Fiscal 4th Quarter," the first paragraph should have ended "(based on worldwide sales excluding Antarctica/South Pacific sailings)" and the final paragraph has been removed. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Remote Control Technology Teams Up With the Columbia Group and the United States Navy to Provide a Custom Handheld Wireless Solution
Remote Control Technology (RCT) was tasked with finding a simple wireless solution that could be customized to fit the United States Navy's needs. The United States Navy required a handheld wireless system that would be able to deploy and recover the Remote Multi Mission Vehicle (RMMV) from the new Navy Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) MarketWire

Houston's Gastroenterology Consultants of Bay Area Gastroenterology Offer Colorectal Screening, Launch Patient Education Campaign as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Kicks Off
The Bay Area Gastroenterology consultants of Houston-Clear Lake launch an educational initiative, helping the public and healthcare providers throughout Houston and the greater bay area understand the importance of early screening, as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month kicks off. MarketWire

Regenerative Medicine Foundation to Host Grant Application Workshop at Annual Forum
The Regenerative Medicine Foundation announced today a Grant Application Workshop will be held in conjunction with the 2011 Translational Regenerative Medicine Forum. The Forum is taking place April 6-8 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC. MarketWire

Axceler Expands Into the Australia/New Zealand Region
Axceler, the leader in Microsoft SharePoint administration and migration software, today announced the expansion of its presence in the Australia and New Zealand region with the opening of a new office in Sydney, bronze sponsorship of the upcoming Australia and New Zealand SharePoint Conferences, and the appointment of a new Channel Sales Manager for the Asia Pacific region MarketWire

Wellness International Network Supports Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Diabetes is a life-threatening disease that kills one American every three minutes. In 2011 Ralph Oats, Founder of Wellness International Network is taking a stand against type 1 diabetes by supporting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and encouraging Wellness International Network's consumers to do the same. MarketWire

Pro Baseball Technology Goes International With First Cyber-Based Cricket Simulators
U.S.-based ProBatter Sports, the leading developer and manufacturer of advanced sports training simulators for major league baseball, has completed a deal with the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the first-ever ProBatter PX2 Cricket system in the Middle East. The system was installed in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, earlier this month at the ICC Global Cricket Academy (GCA). MarketWire and XDL Form New Partnership is excited to announce a new partnership with the XDL Sportbike Freestyle Championship series. The new agreement will share promotional tools to help push the rapidly growing discipline even further in the right direction. With selling a huge selection of street bike parts, gear and accessories, the new agreement with XDL was a natural fit. MarketWire

EDI Associates Offers Van-On-Demand Service for Just a Penny per Document
Small- and mid-sized businesses can afford to get on the secure and efficient electronic data interchange (EDI) bandwagon, thanks to EDI Associates, a new firm offering Van-On-Demand service with no contracts, no minimum usage and no commitments. EDI Associates' on-demand, pay-as-you-go approach to document translation is so affordable, it's cheaper than paper copies MarketWire

StayinFront Announces New CRM Platform for Mobile Devices
StayinFront, Inc., a leading global provider of customer relationship management systems and mobile sales force effectiveness tools, has announced the development of an advanced mobile platform, StayinFront Touch, for its CRM solutions. MarketWire

Mass Save(R) "Open House" Series Informs and Educates Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Professionals
Mass Save®, the initiative sponsored by Massachusetts' gas and electric utilities and energy efficiency service providers, concluded a five-stop series of informational "Open Houses" on Thursday, February 24, with a presentation to more than 90 trade professionals at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Northampton, Mass MarketWire

PuroClean Says Choosing the Right Property Damage Restoration Professional Is Critical to Disaster Recovery
Insurance policies, emergency evacuation plans, smoke alarms, fire extinguishers -- these are the types of things that knowledgeable homeowners put in place to help minimize the losses if a disaster strikes MarketWire

Hertz Global Holdings Announces Pricing of $500 Million Private Offering of Senior Notes by The Hertz Corporation
Hertz Global Holdings (NYSE: HTZ) ("Hertz Holdings") announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Hertz Corporation ("Hertz"), had entered into an agreement to sell $500 million aggregate principal amount of 6 MarketWire

Espey Announces 3rd Quarter Dividend
The Board of Directors of Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp. (NYSE Amex: ESP) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.225 per share for the third quarter of fiscal year ending June 30, 2011. The dividend will be payable on March 31, 2011, to all shareholders of record on March 14, 2011. MarketWire

Are You Smooth Enough to Play the Role of Jacques d'Azur?: Stella Artois(R) Launches 2011 Cannes Film Festival Competition for Aspiring Film Stars
Stella Artois is launching the ultimate competition for film fans, offering aspiring stars the chance to play Jacques d'Azur, the legendary (and fictitious) 'King Of Cannes,' in a biographical film about his life MarketWire

Bermal Contracting (NWTT) Expands Business Development With B.C. Condominium Builder
NW Tech Capital Inc. (PINK SHEETS: NWTT) ( subsidiary Bermal Contracting Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with a commercial development company in British Columbia to supply its black flagstone in 2011. MarketWire

HP Signs 1.4 Million-SF Lease in Cajon Distribution Center
Just six months after acquiring Cajon Distribution Center, Westcore Properties and CT Realty Investors announce that Hewlett Packard Company (HP) has signed a seven-year lease for 1,402,825 square feet of space, bringing the property to 100 percent occupancy MarketWire

Taleo to Participate in Human Capital Institute National Summit
Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, announced today that it will be participating in the 2011 Human Capital Institute National Summit held at the Omni CNN Center in Atlanta, GA. Jason Blessing, Taleo's SVP of Products & Technology, is the opening chairperson of the event which will host over 500 senior HR executives. MarketWire

Group 1 Automotive Acquires Metro Volkswagen Dealership in Greater Dallas Area
Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI), aFortune 500 automotive retailer, today announced that it acquired MetroVolkswagen in Irving, Texas. The dealership will augment Group 1's fourexisting dealerships in the Dallas-metro area and is expected to generateapproximately $25.0 million in estimated annual revenues. MarketWire

Rick Loehrke Joins Engage121 as Senior Vice President, Client Services
Engage121, a software firm specializing in customer relationship management through social media, announces that Rick Loehrke has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Client Services. MarketWire

Dynasty Limousine Inc. to Be Featured Today (March 7th) on TLC's Outrageous Kids Parties; Episode Will Air at 9:30 pm EST
Dynasty Limousine Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DNYS), a full service Luxury Transportation and Limousine firm covering the southeast United States, will be featured this evening on National Television. The show is "Outrageous Kids Parties" and will be aired on The Learning Channel at 9:30 pm, and again at 12:30 am on March 8th. MarketWire

Gaming Standards Association Announces G2S Message Protocol v1.1
The Gaming Standards Association (GSA), whose open standards are the driving force behind the new generation of interoperable devices and systems, today announced that its globally accepted Game to System (G2S) protocol v1.0.3 has been re-released in a simpler packaging and will be referred to as G2S v1.1. MarketWire

Aurora Flight Sciences Named Sikorsky Supplier of the Year for Aerostructures
Aurora Flight Sciences announced that it has been named "Supplier of the Year" for its work on aerostructures by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. The award was announced by Al Altieri, Sikorsky Vice President of Supply Management on January 28, 2011 at Sikorsky's annual supplier conference. MarketWire

DG to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 23rd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference
DG® (NASDAQ: DGIT), a leading provider of digital media services to the advertising, entertainment and broadcast industries, today announced that Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, Scott Ginsburg, will present at the Roth OC Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, March 15th from 9:00 - 10:00am PT MarketWire

Pet Market Analyst David Lummis to Spotlight Current and Coming Pet Industry Trends at Global Pet Expo 2011
Societal morays have changed to such a degree that the large majority of pet owners now openly admit to considering their pets to be an intrinsic part of the family, but Packaged Facts Pet Market Analyst David Lummis believes the party is just getting started MarketWire

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Media Alert: Digital Marketers From Covario, Williams-Sonoma, Tektronix to Address How Advertisers Are Budgeting for Search at SMX West

Future of Content - Mobile Strategies for Government: Siteworx President Tim McLaughlin to Join Plenary Panel Session at Government Web and New Media Conference
Government Web and new media managers looking to extend their content delivery capabilities to the mobile channel are encouraged to attend, "The Future of Content - Mobile Strategies for Government." The plenary session will take place on Thursday, March 17 from 3:30 - 4:15 p.m., as part of the Government Web and New Media Conference. MarketWire

RIA In A Box Provides Inexpensive, Simple Templates to Assist RIA Do-It-Yourselfers in Filing the New ADV 2A and 2B Forms
RIA In A Box (, a consulting business aimed exclusively at efficient creation of registered investment advisory firms, is offering extra help for RIAs struggling with filling in the new ADV 2A and 2B forms MarketWire

Announcing CHA's 2012 Early Bird Plan With Exciting Discounts on Educational Travel to Destinations Worldwide
CHA Educational Tours has provided teachers and their students with the best value in educational travel since 1969. Now, with the launch of CHA's new Early Bird Plan, students can save up to $200 when they book early for educational travel in 2012. MarketWire

Esterline Appoints Mary L. Howell To Board Of Directors
Esterline Corporation (NYSE: ESL) (, a leading specialty manufacturer serving aerospace and defense markets, today announced that Mary L. Howell has been appointed to the company's board of directors. MarketWire

eFUEL EFN to File for Current Reporting Status With OTC Markets Group
eFUEL EFN, Corp. (PINKSHEETS: EFLN) has taken the necessary steps to file current information with OTC Markets Group to become current as to the Alternative Reporting Standard published on eFUEL has made the full financial payment to OTC Markets, and is preparing the Initial Disclosure Obligation report for filing. Such filing is projected to be done by March 15, 2011. MarketWire

Meadow Bay Acquires Atlanta Gold Mine in Nevada, Appoints Bill Reed to Board and Closes on US$9.25M Equity Financing
Meadow Bay Capital Corporation (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: MAY)(FRANKFURT: 20M)(WKN: A1C3DN) is pleased to announce that further to its news release of January 21, 2011, it has acquired all of the issued and outstanding common stock of Desert Hawk Resources Inc. ("Desert Hawk") and the former producing Atlanta Gold and Silver Mine (the "Atlanta Mine") in Nevada, USA. MarketWire

New MGIS Physician Dispensing Program Offers Improved Patient Satisfaction and Practice Profitability
MGIS, the leading nationwide provider of specialized insurance products for physician groups, today announced the introduction of the HealtheOffice Physician Dispensing Program. The program provides a turn-key web-based system that allows medical groups to quickly and profitably dispense prescribed medications in the office at the end of each patient visit MarketWire

2011 United Way Women in Philanthropy Award Recognizes Bonnie McElveen-Hunter
United Way Worldwide and the United Way National Women's Leadership Council named Pace Communications CEO Bonnie McElveen-Hunter the first honoree of the United Way Women in Philanthropy Award at the 2011 United Way Women's Leadership Summit in Newport Beach, CA. MarketWire

Taglich Brothers Initiates Galaxy Gaming, Inc.
Taglich Brothers, Inc. announces that it has initiated coverage of Galaxy Gaming, Inc. (OTCBB: GLXZ). MarketWire

Spartech Announces First Quarter Results
Spartech Corporation (NYSE: SEH), a leadingproducer of plastic sheet, compounds, and packaging products, announcedtoday operating results for its 2011 first quarter. MarketWire

Pending Homes Sales in Georgia Rise 10.5% in January
Pending Home Sales in Georgia increased by 10.5 percent since January 2010, with 6,088 agreements signed in January 2011, according to the Georgia Association of REALTORS® (GAR). MarketWire

SNW Spring 2011 Gathers Top IT Leaders to Discuss "Driving Innovation Through the Information Infrastructure"
This spring, SNW is taking on a new look in a new location -- in the heart of technology innovation -- with an expanded program featuring enhanced educational sessions, workshops and presentations centered on the conference's theme, "Driving Innovation Through the Information Infrastructure MarketWire

FX Energy Reports Record 2010 Revenues and Operating Income; Looks to Continued Improvement in 2011
FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) todayannounced financial results for its fourth quarter and full year of 2010.The Company reported a net loss for the full year 2010 of $0.8 million, or$0.02 per share, compared to a net loss in 2009 of $0.5 million, or $0.01per share. Included in the Company's yearly results were non-cash foreignexchange losses of $4 MarketWire

Former Brokerage Senior Management Executive Joins Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. Branch Office
Rob Pietroburgo, a long-time financial industry professional and brokerage industry executive, joined the Springfield, Ill. branch of Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. today as a managing director - investments, company officials announced today. In that capacity, he will assist clients with their financial planning and investment needs. MarketWire

Havens & Company, Inc. Certified as a Women Business Enterprise ("WBE")
Havens & Company, Inc., an employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm focusing on non-medical employee benefit programs, such as life, accident, disability, vision, dental and executive benefits, today announced that it has been certified as a women owned business with the Women's Business Enterprise National Council ("WBENC") and the National Women Business Owners Corporation ("NWBOC") MarketWire

Jonathan Madrigano Named to Barron's "Top 1000 Financial Advisors"
Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management announced today that Jonathan Madrigano a Director of Wealth Management and a Private Wealth Advisor in the Firm's Midtown, NY office, has been named to Barron's annual list of America's Top 1000 Advisors: 2011 State-by-State. MarketWire

In Its 16th Year, United Way Miami Wine and Food Festival Expands to Four Days
The 16th annual United Way Miami Wine and Food Festival, Miami's first and foremost charity wine and food festival, will take place Thursday, April 14 through Sunday, April 17, 2011. Presented by American Express, all proceeds from the festival will benefit United Way of Miami-Dade's work in the areas of education, income and health. MarketWire

Bombardier's Saint-Laurent Facility Tools Up for CSeries Aircraft Component Production
Bombardier recently upgraded more than 9,000 sq. m (100,000 sq. ft.) of its Saint-Laurent facility to support production of major components for its new game-changing CSeries aircraft, scheduled to enter service in 2013. The assembly process will include a fully automated moving line using the latest lean manufacturing principles, and the upgrades include new machinery, equipment and tooling. MarketWire

Jared Samos Named to On Wall Street Magazine's "Top Financial Advisors Under 40"
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney announced on December 1, 2010 that Jared Samos, a Director of Wealth Management and a Portfolio Manager in the Firm's Midtown, NY office, has been named to On Wall Street Magazine's 2010 listing of "Top 40 Financial Advisors Under 40." MarketWire

Sun Hydraulics 2010 Earnings Rise; Board Announces Shared Distribution and First Quarter Dividend
Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ: SNHY) todayreported financial results for the fourth quarter and year-end 2010 asfollows: MarketWire

Florida Pest Control Company, Suncoast Pest Control, Launches New Website
Suncoast Pest Control, a renowned Florida pest control company, has recently launched a new website to better serve customers across Central and South Florida. While coinciding with the peak of termite swarming season, the website launch not only enables users to quickly contact a Florida pest control expert, but also provides information on pest identification and basic prevention. MarketWire

Willbros Announces Fourth Quarter 2010 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule
Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced plans to release its fourth quarter and full-year 2010 results on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Willbros has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Wednesday, March 9, 2010 at 9:00 am Eastern Time (8:00 am Central). MarketWire

AnyClip Ltd. Announces Unique Licensing Agreement With Universal Pictures
AnyClip Ltd. announced today the company's first studio film licensing deal with Universal Partnerships & Licensing. This unique licensing agreement allows AnyClip Ltd. to offer consumers the ability to access and relive their favorite movie moments from Universal Pictures' library of feature films. Through or via third-party distribution partners, AnyClip Ltd MarketWire

China Enterprises Limited Press Release: Consolidated Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2009
The Board of Directors of China Enterprises Limited (OTCQB: CSHEF) (PINKSHEETS: CSHEF) ("the Company") announces the following financial information of the Company for the year ended December 31, 2009: - MarketWire

Atheros Communications Announces Adjournment of Special Stockholder Meeting
Atheros Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR), a global leader in innovative technologies for wireless and wired communications, announced that a special meeting of stockholders, convened today for the purpose of obtaining the approval of Atheros stockholders of Atheros' agreement to be acquired by QUALCOMM Incorporated for $45 MarketWire

BroadSoft Reports Record Fourth Quarter 2010 Financial Results
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), theleading global provider of software that enables fixed-line, mobile andcable service providers to deliver real time communications, voice andmultimedia, services over their IP-based networks, today announcedfinancial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. MarketWire

Jim Ryan Appointed General Manager of Salem Radio Stations in Phoenix
Salem Communications (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, magazine and book publisher targeting religious and family themed programming, announced Jim Ryan has been appointed as General Manager for its two radio stations in Phoenix, KPXQ (1360 AM) and KKNT (960 AM). MarketWire

AIB - NAMA Loans
DUBLIN, Ireland - Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") [NYSE:AIB] announcesthaton 4(th) March 2011 it transferred loans to NAMA totalling EUR1.1bn.These loansare part of the previously advised final tranche to be transferred to NAMAat adiscount of c. 60%. - ENDS - This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf ofThomson Reuters clients MarketWire

Engineering and Information Technology Expert Bart A. Lewin Leads NEWave as New CEO and CTO
Bart A. Lewin is widely recognized as a global expert in information technology for the gaming, hospitality and retail industries. Now Lewin brings his expertise to gaming technology frontrunner NEWave and is leading the company as its new CEO and CTO. In his position, Lewin will pilot the company in a new direction of expanded solutions, technologies and services. MarketWire

Geminare and Leverage the Cloud to Revolutionize the BC/DR Industry
Geminare, a pioneer in the Recovery as a Service (RaaS) space, and, a global provider of Cloud Hosting and Recovery Services, today announced a milestone as's Server Replication services surpassed forecasted first-year customer adoption rates in less than 9 months. MarketWire

Seminar: My Company's Experience With Digital & Social Marketing
Business owners and executives around the globe are tapping into the marketing potential of social media. Organizations understand that they need to engage in social media and digital marketing, but are often times unsure of how to get started. MarketWire

Global Technologies Ltd.'s VX-Connect Crowd-Sourcing App Series to Support Google HotSpots in Real-Time
Global Technologies, Ltd. (PINKSHEETS: GTLL) announced today its social-networking connectivity technologies and real-time geo-locating connectivity and real-time crowd-sourcing content delivery modules will support and integrate Google Maps and HotSpots. MarketWire

IDP Education Launches Canada Counselling Operations
The world's largest student placement firm, IDP Education, has expanded its professional student placement services into Canada. MarketWire

KARE-TV's Parent Company Gannett Launches "It's All Within Reach" National Brand Campaign
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), the parent company of KARE-TV, today launched a new corporate brand strategy and national advertising campaign that elevates the company's corporate identity and supports its unique portfolio of trusted brands, powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties and unmatched local-to-national reach. MarketWire

Symphony Services and Customer BMC Software to Showcase Innovation in Product Engineering at Confluence 2011
Against the backdrop of an increasingly urgent need among independent software vendors to maximize product quality and spur innovation across their R&D organizations, Symphony Services today unveiled an ambitious agenda for the Confluence 2011 Conference, to be held March 11, 2011 in Silicon Valley MarketWire

All Discovery Cruising Celebrates Record-Breaking Fiscal 4th Quarter
All Discovery Cruising North America celebrated its most profitable fiscal fourth quarter in the company's history. MarketWire

Kufa University Signs Broadband Agreement With Omnnea in Iraq
In a move to enrich Kufa University's educational and research activities, Kufa University president Dr. Abdul Razzak Al-Issa signed a broadband service agreement with Omnnea. The broadband service will be used to allow both Kufa University faculty and students to conduct research, hold video conferencing and to utilize e-learning curriculum. Dr MarketWire

L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Names Professor Jill Banfield, the University of California, Berkeley, 2011 Laureate for North America
Professor Jillian Banfield, Professor of Earth and Planetary Science, of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, and of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, has been named the 2011 North American Laureate at the 13th Annual L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards, held March 3, 2011 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. MarketWire

Amcor Glass Tubing Enters Supply Agreement With Solyndra
Amcor announces today that its Glass Tubing business, a leading producer of pharmaceutical glass packaging and glass products for high performance industrial applications, has entered into a long term agreement with Fremont, California-based solar energy company Solyndra to supply tubular glass for its proprietary solar energy panels MarketWire

Money One Federal Credit Union Offers Consumer-Focused HarmonyLoan to Members
Mortgage Harmony Corp., a provider of innovative residential mortgage products, today announced Money One Federal Credit Union now offers the HarmonyLoan™, allowing members to change their rate with just one click MarketWire

NetEnrich's Justin Crotty Recognized by Everything Channel's CRN as a 2011 Channel Chief
NetEnrich, the IT channel's top source for delivering a comprehensive suite of IT Services (IT-as-a-Service) to solution providers, today announced that Everything Channel's CRN Magazine has named its senior vice president and general manager, Justin Crotty, a 2011 Channel Chief. Channel Chiefs are leaders in creating effective channel programs for solution providers MarketWire

NYMuniBlog to Feature Municipal Forum With State and Local Officials
The Harris Beach public service municipal blog,, will host a month-long virtual forum starting on March 7 involving state and local officials who will discuss a wide range of municipal-related issues. Topics will include restructuring of local government, fiscal management, green energy incentives, economic development, Medicaid spending, and workforce issues MarketWire

SavWatt Updates Shareholders on March Events
SavWatt USA, Inc. (OTCBB: SAVW) , the leader in LED lighting technology and the green revolution, will be exhibiting in several trade shows in March in coordination with our distributors/partners. MarketWire

First Ever Freemium Release for DNA Dynamics
Appache Mobile LTD, a subsidiary of DNA Dynamics (PINKSHEETS: DNAD) and recently formed publisher of games and Apps on mobile devices, is delighted to announce that its first Freemium game for iOS devices, Sudokium, is now available in the App Store(SM). MarketWire

Sonian Launches Integration Module for Parallels Business Automation Standard
Sonian™, the pioneer in cloud-powered information archiving, today announced its new partnership with Parallels to provide its best of bread SaaS Email archiving system. Sonian's integration with Parallels Business Automation Standard will enable service providers to quickly implement and launch an enterprise-ready e-mail archiving solution. MarketWire

Onstream Media Announces Launch of The Human Capital Institute's Virtual Conference and Tradeshow Powered by MarketPlace365(TM) & Featuring Live Webcasts

Vishay Intertechnology Releases 45 V TMBS(R) Rectifiers in Power TO-220AB, ITO-220AB, TO-262AA, and TO-263AB Packages
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced a major portfolio expansion for its TMBS® rectifiers utilizing Trench MOS Barrier Schottky technology. Released today were 20 new 45 V devices in four power package types and featuring a wide range of current ratings from 10 A to 60 A. MarketWire

Update on Current Conditions to AccessKey Stockholders
AccessKey IP, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AKYI), issued the following statements today which reads as follows: MarketWire

Aktion Associates Joins Intacct Business Partner Program
Intacct, a leader in cloud financial management and accounting software, today announced that Aktion Associates, a provider of hardware, software and networking solutions to businesses across the United States, has joined the Intacct Business Partner Program MarketWire

Texas Department of Information Resources Issues Notification Contract to Send Word Now
Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and incident management services, announced today that the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) has issued an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) cooperative contract to Send Word Now MarketWire

MichBio Releases Biosciences Action Plan to Help Spur Michigan's Bio-Industry Growth
MichBio, the association for Michigan's bioscience industry, has released "The Future of the Biosciences Industry in Michigan - A Beginning Action Plan to Strengthen Industry Assets, Resources, Talent and Opportunities MarketWire

Attorney Tracey Ingle Named Business Person of the Year by the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce
Ingle Law, P.C., an estate planning and elder law services firm, today announced that Attorney Tracey A. L. Ingle was named the 2010 Business Person of the Year by the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC). Honored at the MRCC's Annual Business Awards Dinner on March 3, 2011, Ms MarketWire

Impact Technologies Launches Webinar Series to Help Advisors Take Advantage of Tax Act for Clients
Impact Technologies Group, Inc. ( (Impact), a leading provider of software-based financial tools to the insurance and financial services industry, will launch the first in a seven -part series of 60 minute webinars. These webinars focus on sales ideas for advisors and their clients as related to the 2010 Tax Act. MarketWire

"Stock Alert" Trading Streak Reaches 133 Consecutive Winners -- 100% Success publications ( have been available online for more than 13 years. During those many years there have been numerous instances of success and failure. But no moment of success is greater than the present. For the last 22 straight months, since May 2009, there have been 133 consecutive BullTrade "Stock Alerts" MarketWire

gardein(TM) Launches New Ultimate Beefless Burger at Expo West
Gardein Protein International, the maker of gardein™, an award-winning line of tasty and healthy meatless foods, is launching the new gardein™ Ultimate Beefless Burger at Natural Products Expo West 2011, March 10-13 in Anaheim, Calif. This new meat-free burger from gardein™ has the taste and texture of a traditional hamburger but with a better nutritional profile. MarketWire

Ludwig Enterprises Announces Joint Deployment of TheOne(TM) Social Networking Site
Ludwig Enterprises, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LUDG) announces an agreement with Worthington Financial Services, Inc. for development and deployment of a new social networking / dating web site. The site is being designed with focus upon a similar market segment as Ludwig's the TheOne™ radio. The national launch of the new social networking site is projected in within 90 days MarketWire

Newcastle Limited Buys Chicago Retail Property in Chicago's Edgewater Neighborhood
Newcastle Limited has acquired 5343 N. Broadway, a 50,000 square foot retail property on 2.8 acres of land with 160 parking spaces in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood, for $8 million. The all-cash deal closed in 60 days. Newcastle purchased the property on behalf of the firm's $500 million Chicago real estate investment platform. This is the fifth acquisition for Newcastle since December. MarketWire

Pennsylvania Department of Education Affirms Enrollment Caps on Charter Schools Are Illegal, Awards Philadelphia Charter $1.3 Million
The Pennsylvania Department of Education affirmed that the School District of Philadelphia had no authority to limit student enrollments at the Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School for the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 school years. MarketWire

CyberShift Helps Local Governments Realize Benefits of Automated Workforce Management
CyberShift, a global provider of workforce management and expense management software and services, today announced the release of a new white paper, "Local Government Workforce Management MarketWire

VARs Reap Benefits With Storage Solutions From Infortrend
Storage VARs seeking to ramp up sales need look no further than Infortrend® (Public TPE: 2495), the networked storage expert. With a 100 percent channel centric sales model, Infortrend gives VARs all of the tools needed to ensure successful sales and support of their award-winning storage solutions -- while also delivering new revenue opportunities. MarketWire

Security Benefit Debuts New Fixed Index Annuity With Optional Guaranteed Income for Life
Signaling a strong return to the retail annuity market place, Doug Wolff, President of the Retail Retirement unit at Security Benefit Life Insurance Company, today announced the company is launching Secure Income Annuity, a fixed index annuity MarketWire

Virgin HealthMiles Selected by Virginia-Based Norfolk Southern as Key Component of Company-Wide Wellness Initiative
Forward-thinking organizations continue to turn to prevention-based employee health and productivity programs as the best strategy for improving health and lowering healthcare costs MarketWire

HFBG to Debut New Commercial of Larry Johnson's Epic Alter Ego "Grandmama" Live at Madison Square Garden
Larry Johnson has taken the ball again, driving Hall of Fame Beverages' (PINKSHEETS: HFBG) new product "Grandmama's Sweet Southern Tea" at Madison Square Garden tonight! The new "Grandmama" ad will debut during the Knicks' pre-game interview with TV Host Al Trautwig on MSG. Larry Johnson will be on many planned stops this week for new HFBG product launch MarketWire

Sionix Announces Filing of Evaporator Patent

Coastal Capital Names New Director
Coastal Capital Acquisition Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CCAJ) has named Richard Kravets as a director of the company. Mr. Kravets comes from a legal as well as financial background and currently serves as a trusted and respected Investor Relations Representative MarketWire

Sparta Commercial and Specialty Reports, Inc. Looks to Be King of the Road With the Launch of
Sparta Commercial Services, Inc. (OTCQB: SRCO) today announced the launch of, an online source for recreational vehicle history reports. is now the second product offering by Specialty Reports, Inc., a subsidiary of Sparta Commercial Services, Inc., after, both of which provide valuable historical information about a given vehicle. RVchecks MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Intego for Its Unique Services in Mac Endpoint Security
Based on its recent analysis of the Mac endpoint security market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Intego with the 2010 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Entrepreneurial Company of the Year. MarketWire

Pericom Introduces Enhanced ReDriver(TM) Aimed at Multiple Market Segments
Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM), a worldwide preferred supplier of products for timing, signal conditioning and serial connectivity, today announced the launch of enhanced versions of its workhorse 5Gb ReDriver™ that expand cost and performance benefits across server, storage, networking and embedded market segments. MarketWire

Reykjavik's First Horse Festival "Tolts" Into Iceland
Visit Iceland's capital city this spring and see Iceland's unique Viking horse breed at shows, parades, movies and more. The Icelandic Horse Festival will be held throughout Reykjavik from Mar. 26 through Apr. 2, 2011. For more information: MarketWire

Coastal Energy Company Announces Closing of Secondary Offering
Coastal Energy Company (the "Company" or "Coastal") (TSX-V: CEN) (AIM: CEO) announces that the Company's largest shareholder, Oscar S. Wyatt, Jr., and a director of the Company, Forrest E. Wylie, have closed the previously announced underwritten, secondary offering of 4,000,000 common shares of the Company at a price of C$7.10 per share (the "Offering") MarketWire

Force Fuels to Increase Oil Production Through Joint Ventures With Pioneer Oil Development, LLC
Force Fuels, Inc. (OTCBB: FOFU) announced today that they have an agreement with Pioneer Oil Development, LLC, aimed at increasing oil production on 1200 acres of Pioneer Oil's Oklahoma properties. MarketWire

Zynex, Inc. Schedules Fiscal Year 2010 Earnings Release and Webcast
ZYNEX, INC. (OTCBB: ZYXI), a provider of pain management systems and electrotherapy products for medical patients with functional disability, announced today that it will be hosting an investor webcast, Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time - 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the Company's fiscal year 2010 results. MarketWire

B GREEN Innovations Reports Net Income of $987,631 for Year Ended December 31, 2010 as Compared to a Net Loss Of $2,221,419 for 2009
B Green Innovations, Inc. (OTCBB: BGNN) reported on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, net income of $987,631 for the year ended December 31, 2010. This reversal was due to a recorded gain from the extinguishment of the derivative liability. MarketWire

Indico Identifies Two Large Copper-Moly-Gold Porphyry Targets at Ocana Project, Southern Peru Porphyry Belt
Indico Resources Ltd. ("Indico" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: IDI) is pleased to announce that it has received positive results from its initial exploration program at the Ocana project, located in the Southern Peru Porphyry Belt, Peru. MarketWire

Southern Home Medical Equipment Provides Corporate Overview for Shareholders and Financial Industry
Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHOM), a Holding Company providing healthcare services, staffing and equipment to medical institutions, today announces a corporate overview for the shareholders and financial industry. Management would like to address the Company's accomplishments for 2009 and 2010 as well as a roadmap for future development. MarketWire

The Institute for Pediatric Innovation and Children's Medical Center Dallas Team Up to Accelerate Development of Pediatric Products
Children's Medical Center Dallas is the latest highly regarded hospital to join the Institute for Pediatric Innovation's Consortium of Pediatric Hospitals. These progressive children's hospitals work closely with Pediatric Innovation to identify new medical devices and drug formulations that specifically address the health needs of babies and children. MarketWire

Tara Gold Declares Distribution of Tara Minerals Shares
Tara Gold Resources Corp. (PINKSHEETS: TRGD) (FRANKFURT: T8N) is pleased to announce a distribution of one Tara Minerals Corp. common share for every 20 outstanding shares of Tara Gold. Tara Gold currently owns 40,898,190 shares or approximately 71% of Tara Minerals. It is the intention of Tara Gold to distribute all 40,898,190 Tara Minerals shares to its shareholders over the next 24 months MarketWire

Fox Petroleum Close to Finalizing First Natural Gas Acquisition
Fox Petroleum Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FXPT) announced today that it expects to close its first natural gas acquisition that will be focused on acquiring, developing currently producing Natural gas mineral rights located on the Fayetteville Shale in Arkansas. MarketWire

Perfect Memorials Adds Color, Launches New Collection of Sterling Silver and Enamel Filled Cremation Jewelry
Perfect Memorials, the company that carries the largest collection of memorial products in the world, today announced a new line of affordable jewelry designed to be carried anywhere as loving reminders of loved ones. MarketWire

Ram Power, Corp. Announces the Addition of Jim Lawless to Its Board of Directors
Ram Power, Corp. (TSX: RPG) ("Ram Power" or the "Company"), a leading renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, is pleased to announce that Jim Lawless has joined its Board of Directors effective Monday, March 7, 2011. The appointment fills a vacancy on the Company's Board. MarketWire

Epicor(R) Carbon Connect Wins Top New Products Award From AccountingToday Magazine

Build-A-Bear Workshop Announces Partnership With St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Build-A-Bear Workshop®, the interactive retailer of customized stuffed animals, today announced a new partnership with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, the nation's top ranked children's cancer hospital, at a special party in New York. MarketWire

AudienceScience President and CEO Jeff Hirsch Elected to IAB Board of Directors
AudienceScience®, a global online advertising technology company delivering digital marketing success, announced today that president and CEO Jeff Hirsch has been elected to join the prestigious Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Board of Directors. MarketWire

Racine-Based Pacific Sands, Inc. (OTCQB: PFSD) Offers Expert Advice and Product Support for Madison Capitol Damage Cleanup
Pacific Sands, Inc. (OTCQB: PFSD) (PINKSHEETS: PFSD), a cutting edge developer and manufacturer of a wide range of environmentally friendly cleaning products, announced today that the company will offer technical advice on the cleaning and restoration of the marble and other stonework damaged by the inks, paints, glues and tapes used in the recent events at Wisconsin's historic Capitol building. MarketWire

StillSecure and XO Communications Announce Agreement to Offer Enterprise Cloud Security Services

FFF Enterprises Observes National Patient Safety Awareness Week
FFF Enterprises, the nation's most trusted distributor of plasma products, vaccines and critical-care biopharmaceuticals, announced today that it will commemorate National Patient Safety Awareness Week (PSAW), March 6 through 13, 2011, with a multi-faceted safety awareness campaign MarketWire

Advanced Defense Technologies (ADTI) Launches RADEYE Program
Advanced Defense Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ADCF), a developer of breakthrough technologies for military defense, homeland security and commercial communications systems, announced today that the Company has launched its RADEYE program MarketWire

Mobile Nation HQ Enables Everyday People to Build Powerful Mobile Apps, and Revolutionizes the Way You Publish Them to Your Phone for Free
Launching at DEMO Spring 2011 (, is a fresh and innovative approach to how mobile applications are designed, produced and syndicated. No need for an engineering degree, now anyone can easily create their own mobile app, publish it directly to their phone and share with friends on Facebook and Twitter. MarketWire

Neil Young Announces Spring Solo Tour
Legendary rocker Neil Young will embark on a solo tour that will kick off on April 15th in Durham, NC, and conclude on May 7th in Chicago MarketWire

Avenged Sevenfold Set to Headline the 2011 REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS AWARD SHOW Presented by Epiphone(R)
AVENGED SEVENFOLD have signed on to deliver the headlining performance at the third annual REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS AWARD SHOW presented by Epiphone® set for Wednesday, April 20, at Club Nokia in Downtown Los Angeles MarketWire

KDDI America Expands Its Metro Network in the West Coast Area
KDDI America Inc., the U.S. division of KDDI Corporation, a Global Fortune 500 company and worldwide leader in international telecommunications services, today announced that it has launched KDDI America MetroWave in the Los Angeles metropolitan area extending up the West Coast MarketWire

SUPERVALU(R) Drives In-Store Grocery Sales With Interactive Display Advertising
New research reported by Nielsen Catalina Solutions, and SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU), a leader in the grocery retailing industry, found that online display advertising is very effective in driving in-store grocery sales, particularly PointRoll rich media executions that feature localized circular pricing and product information. MarketWire

Victory Energy Corporation Announces 3-D Seismic Data Acquisition of an Additional Eighteen Square Miles in Jones County, Texas
Victory Energy Corporation (PINKSHEETS: VYEY), through its partnership with Aurora Energy Partners, has acquired 3-D seismic data of an additional eighteen (18) square miles of acreage at its Jones County oil and gas project. This new acquisition brings the total area of mutual interest to eighty-two (82) square miles and adds supplementary expansion opportunities for the company MarketWire

Free Seminars Will Help Employers in Northeastern U.S. Improve Hearing Conservation Programs
A series of free seminars have been scheduled for June throughout the Northeastern U.S. to help employers improve their Hearing Conservation Programs and prevent noise-induced hearing loss among their workers. MarketWire

TRC Granted Greenhouse Gas Verification Accreditation
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) today announced that it is authorized by the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to provide Greenhouse Gas (GHG) verification services under the State's Mandatory GHG Reporting Regulations. MarketWire

Department of Justice Continues to Streamline Discovery Support
The Executive Office for United States Attorneys for the Department of Justice recently awarded a contract to IE Discovery to continue operating the Litigation Technology Service Center (LTSC) in Columbia, South Carolina. The Center supports U.S MarketWire

APC by Schneider Electric Announces Updated Data Center InfraStruxure(TM) Management Software Portfolio 6.2
APC by Schneider Electric, a global leader in integrated critical power and cooling services, today announced InfraStruxure™ Management Software Portfolio 6.2, which includes updates to InfraStruxure Central Monitoring Suite and InfraStruxure Operations Suite as well as the introduction of an integration with VMware vSphere™ 4.1 MarketWire

UNEQUAL Technologies Hits a Hole-in-One With Golf Accessories
UNEQUAL Technologies, the premier provider of shock-blocking sports products with a focus on foot care, has launched their exclusive line of golf accessories MarketWire

Cabinet NG Achieves Gold Independent Software Vendor Accreditation in New Microsoft Partner Network
Cabinet NG (CNG), provider of document management and workflow management software, today announced it has been awarded the highest level of Microsoft Partner Network accreditation -- the Gold Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Competency -- because of its expertise and impact in the technology marketplace as a producer of document management software MarketWire

GENEWIZ, Inc., Leader in DNA Sequencing & Gene Synthesis, Launches New Online Account Management System, GeneGroup(TM)
GENEWIZ, Inc., the #1 provider of Sanger DNA sequencing services in the United States, launched a new online account management system, GeneGroup™. This new system is consistent with GENEWIZ's long-standing commitment to provide customers with superior support services MarketWire

Fortinet Partners With Tech Data to Help Resellers Get Hands-On With Network Security Solutions
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leading network security provider and the worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions -- today announced that Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD), a leading distributor of IT products and Fortinet partner, is enabling resellers to "test drive" Fortinet multi-threat security appliances at its Florida-based technology solutions center MarketWire

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Georgia Real Estate Auctions Draw Big Crowds in Sale of Bank-Owned Properties
The Georgia economy continued to show life last week as capacity crowds of bidders crowded into four auctions across the state. Selling at the auctions were homes, commercial buildings, land and home sites. And the 100 live bidders were joined by 88 online bidders, who listened to an audio feed of the auction and entered their bids by computer. MarketWire

IceWEB, Inc. Announces a Definitive Merger Agreement With Promark, Inc., the Premier Value-Added Storage Distributor in the United States
IceWEB, Inc.™ (OTCBB: IWEB),, a leading provider of Unified Data Storage and building blocks for cloud storage networks, announced today that it has reached a definitive merger agreement with Annapolis Junction, Maryland-based Promark Technology, Inc. ("Promark"), a privately-held, national distributor of data storage products and solutions. MarketWire

Tara Minerals Announces Cancellation of Tentative Merger Agreement With Tara Gold Resources
Tara Minerals Corp. (OTCBB: TARM) (BERLIN: 6T3) today announced that Tara Gold Resources Corp. has elected not to move forward with the tentative share exchange agreement with Tara Minerals announced on September 13, 2010. The boards of directors for both companies have mutually agreed not to pursue further negotiations. MarketWire Inc. Announces the Development of New Video Conferencing Feature on Its New iPhone App for the iPhone 4G and iPad 2 Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VPLM) is a provider of international calls using VoIP technology on the internet and smart cell phones. VoIP-PAL's goal is to provide a quality, reliable, cost-effective and safe solution for the casual and business international traveler who must rely on their smartphones to communicate. MarketWire

American Petro-Hunter Announces Drilling Underway at NOS227 Well on North Oklahoma Oil Project
American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") is pleased to announce today that the NOS227 Well at the North Oklahoma Project located in Payne County, Oklahoma has spud and the well is drilling ahead. MarketWire

Arotech Reports New and Follow-On Orders of $3.1 Million in Batteries and Chargers
Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and security markets, announced today that its Battery and Power Systems Division has received new and follow-on orders of approximately $3.1 million for battery and charger products for military foreign and domestic consumption MarketWire

Opanga Networks Strengthens Its Mobile Media Distribution IP Portfolio
Opanga Networks, the leading innovator of pragmatic mobile video optimization solutions that efficiently pre-position high-quality content to mobile devices, today announced the issuance of another patent related to its adaptive bandwidth management technologies, which enable operators to reclaim and monetize surplus network capacity and distribute video content without degrading the network MarketWire

Daxor Announces Publication of Research Article Demonstrating That Use of BVA-100 Data to Guide Shock Resuscitation Led to Significantly Improved Survival in Critically Ill Patients Relative to Patients Treated Without Direct Blood Volume Measurement

JDSU Releases "Industry View" on Mobile Communications Trends
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today released the latest installment of its "Industry View" campaign featuring industry leaders, media and analysts addressing mobile networking and communications trends. The commentary currently featured on was captured at the recently held Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. MarketWire

Ceelox Announces Biometric Access to OpenID
Ceelox, Inc. (OTCBB: CELO) announced today that the company has created a biometric login solution for OpenID using Ceelox ID Online®, a server-based biometric software application, which enables users to securely authenticate their identity for access to internet sites or networks without the threat of replay attack. MarketWire

Perceptron, Inc. Named to MDB Capital Group's 150 Best and Brightest for 2011
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP), a global leader in non-contact measurement and inspection solutions, today announced that it has been named as one of the 150 "Best and Brightest" innovative leaders for 2011 and a "Company to Watch" by MDB Capital Group, LLC MarketWire

Gulf United Energy Announces Completion of 2-D Seismic Acquisition on Block Z-46 Offshore Peru
Gulf United Energy (OTCBB: GLFE) ("Gulf United" or "the Company"), an independent energy company with interests in oil and natural gas properties located in Peru and Colombia, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of 2,909 kilometers (km) of new high-quality marine 2-D seismic data recorded by CGGVERITAS on Block Z-46 offshore Peru. MarketWire

Pic4Pass Launches First Biometric ID Photo Site
Pic4Pass, a division of BioID, one of Europe's leading biometric security companies, has launched the first global online identification photo service that provides guaranteed government compliance based on sophisticated biometrics. The technology is designed for consumers to avoid the massive rejection levels for passport and visa applications. MarketWire

Great American Food Chain Acquires Amici Restaurants
The Great American Food Chain, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GAMN) announced today that it has acquired an 80 percent interest in Amici Restaurants of Madison, Georgia, MarketWire

Pine-Sol(R) Introduces Garden Fresh(TM) and Outdoor Fresh Scents
As part of its biggest product revamp in 25 years, the maker of Pine-Sol® brand cleaners is expanding its line to include two new scents. Combining flowery scents and greenery fragrances, new Garden Fresh™ gives your home the long-lasting clean scent of a luscious garden. New Outdoor Fresh has a crisp, light scent that brings the fresh smell of the outdoors inside your home. MarketWire

Endeavour Silver Announces Transfer of Common Share Listing From NYSE Amex to the New York Stock Exchange
Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE Amex: EXK)(DBFrankfurt: EJD) announced today that it has received approval to list its common shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Trading is scheduled to commence on March 14, 2011 under the ticker symbol EXK. MarketWire

Cynapsus Therapeutics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Financial Results and Recent Developments
Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc. (CTH: TSX-V), a specialtypharmaceuticalcompany developing an improved dosing formulation of an approved drug usedtotreat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, today announced its results fortheyear ended December 31, 2010. Unless specified otherwise, all amounts areinCanadian dollars. MarketWire

American Lithium Minerals Completes Phase 2 RC Drilling for the Borate Hills Project
American Lithium Minerals Inc. (OTCBB: AMLM) ( (the "Company") is pleased to announce the drill results from the remaining 9 RC drill holes at the Borate Hills Project in Nevada. The RC Drill Program began in late November and over 12,000 feet was completed across the 15 RC drill hole program. There is currently 1 core rig active on the Borate Hills Project. MarketWire

Hi Score Announces Successful Implementations of New Exterior Energy Saving LED System
Hi Score Corporation (PINKSHEETS: HSCOD) announced today that it has completed the first phase of a test of its newly engineered Exterior Energy Saving LED Lighting System. The system has been installed at the foot of a hundred foot tower located at Lighthouse Community Church in Dania Beach, Florida. The system includes three 96 watt Energy Saving LED Fixtures MarketWire

EastBridge Investment Group's Client Tsingda eEDU Obtains SEC's Clearance on Two Registrations
EastBridge Investment Group (EBIG) (OTCBB: EBIG) (OTCQB: EBIG) today announced that its client, Tsingda eEDU, has obtained the SEC's clearance on two of its registration filings which became effective at the close of the business day, Friday, March 4, 2011. MarketWire

New Study Shows a Clean Smelling House Makes the Grade
Laptop computers and language immersions classes may be fashionable things parents buy to prepare their kids for success in the classroom. However, moms and dads who want their kids to earn high marks may want to save a few bucks and start with a mop, a bucket and bottle of Pine-Sol cleaner. MarketWire

Cisco Connects Businesses to Consumers via Video; Announces Seamless Connectivity Between umi and Cisco TelePresence and Expansion of Consumer TelePresence Portfolio
Extending the company's success in telepresence, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that it is enabling businesses to connect with consumers via full interoperability between Cisco ūmi™ and the Cisco TelePresence portfolio for businesses MarketWire

ASPA Gold Corp. Announces the Appointment of World Class Mining Finance Executives to the Board of Directors
ASPA Gold Corp. (OTCBB: RENS) is pleased to announce the immediate appointment of two world class mining and finance Executives to its Board of Directors. These Board appointments of Mr. Peter Cronshaw and Mr. Ted Blom now position ASPA Gold Corp. to aggressively, cost effectively and scientifically develop its existing Gold Properties. MarketWire

El Paso Pipeline Partners Agrees to Acquire Additional Interest in Southern Natural Gas Company From El Paso Corporation
El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB) announced today that it has agreed to acquire an additional 22-percent interest in Southern Natural Gas Company (SNG) from El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) for $587 million. The acquisition will increase El Paso Pipeline Partners' interest in SNG to 82-percent MarketWire

Juniper Networks to Showcase Industry's First Converged Supercore Switch at OFC/NFOEC 2011
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) today announced its sponsorship and participation at OFC/NFOEC 2011, the largest global conference and exposition for optical communications and networking professionals, taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center, March 8-10, 2011. MarketWire

PeopleString Releases Mobile Social Portal for the iPad and iPhone
PeopleString Corporation (OTCBB: PLPE) announced today the Beta release of its new mobile Social Portal for the iPad and iPhone, featuring its patent pending "InstaPortal" technology. The mobile version of PeopleString's Social Portal allows users to access their Social Portal Pages and favorites tabs on their iPhone and iPad devices MarketWire

Oracle Introduces Oracle's PeopleSoft Mobile Inventory Management
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

BrightEdge First to Make SEO "Social"
BrightEdge, the world's first enterprise class SEO platform that helps brands rise above the increasing clutter on the Web, today announced that the BrightEdge solution now identifies and predicts the impact of social media on SEO. MarketWire

One-Third of Americans Dread Daylight Saving Time
While one-third of Americans say they "dread" having to turn the clock forward for spring Daylight Saving Time, half of those responding to a recent survey think they've found the answer to post-DST sluggishness. They favor moving the time change from 2 a.m. Sunday morning to 2 a.m MarketWire

Adaptive Planning Receives Highest Customer Satisfaction Rating in BPM Partners' 2011 Pulse Survey
Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in on-demand business performance management (BPM) solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, today announced that the company has earned the highest customer satisfaction rating among more than twenty software vendors in the 2011 BPM Pulse Survey results developed by industry authority BPM Partners MarketWire

Lone Star College System Reduces IT Labor Costs With Symantec Solutions
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that Lone Star College System expects to save nearly $3 million after implementing Symantec endpoint security and management software solutions MarketWire

Peregrine's Bavituximab HCV Abstract Accepted for Presentation at the 46th Annual Meeting of EASL
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc MarketWire

Sogeti USA Transforms Oracle(R) E-Business Suite Performance With Oracle Exadata Database Machine
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

401(k) Consultants Support Active Management and Custom Target-Date Strategies as Important to Retirement Success
Investment consultants, expecting lower capital market returns and more volatility, support broader asset diversification and custom target-date strategies for defined contribution plans, according to the 5th Annual Defined Contribution Consulting Support and Trends Survey released today by PIMCO, a leading investment management firm and provider of retirement solutions. MarketWire

Zapoint to Skills Maps 300 Leading Companies With Data Freely Available on the Web
Zapoint, a leader in career management software, today announced an aggressive campaign is underway to provide skills maps to 300 of the world's largest and most successful companies. Via Zapoint's SkillsMapper™ talent management software, each of these Fortune 500 companies will receive a Skills Map that plots experience and skill data at both the employee and organizational level MarketWire

Green Hills Software Announces Second EAL6+/SKPP, High Robustness Certification by NSA for INTEGRITY-178B Operating System
Green Hills Software, the worldwide leader in high assurance operating systems that are FAA/EASA-certified and NSA-evaluated, today announced that the latest baseline of its INTEGRITY®-178B multi-level secure real-time operating system (version 4), has been certified by the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP), a U.S MarketWire

Skandia Nordic Implements Comprehensive SOA Governance Infrastructure From SOA Software
SOA Software, a leading SOA and Cloud Services Governance provider, announced today that Skandia, a global insurance and banking company, selected SOA Software's Policy Manager and Service Manager to govern its online banking system. MarketWire

Visual IQ Appoints Frank Suljic as Executive Vice President
Cross channel marketing intelligence software provider Visual IQ today announced that Frank Suljic has joined the company in the role of executive vice president of sales MarketWire

QUMAS Achieves Microsoft Gold Partnership
QUMAS, the leading provider of Compliance Solutions to highly regulated companies, has announced the achievement of the Gold Content Management competency in the Microsoft Partner Network, demonstrating its ability to meet evolving customer needs in today's dynamic business environment MarketWire

Imperial Resources, Inc. Appoints Chief Financial Officer
Imperial Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: IPRC) ("Imperial," the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Mike Mackey as its CFO on March 3, 2011. MarketWire

Boston Micromachines Awarded NASA Grant
Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC), a leading provider of MEMS-based deformable mirror (DM) products for adaptive optics systems, announced today that it has been awarded a Phase 1 contract for $100,000 by NASA's Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) to support space-based imaging research. MarketWire

Chandler (U.S.A.), Inc. Announces Redemption of Senior Debt
Chandler (U.S.A.), Inc. (NYSE Amex: CUS.A14) announced today that it has elected to exercise its right to redeem all of its outstanding 8.75% Senior Debentures due 2014 (the "Debentures"). The Debentures are listed on the NYSE AMEX under the symbol CUS.A14. Notice of this action is being given to The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A MarketWire

FoxT Announces Record Bookings and Continued Profitability for 2010
Fox Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise access management solutions, today announced that continued demand for privileged account management and product innovation enabled them to successfully achieve profitability for the second year in a row. FoxT's 2010 order volume, the highest in the company's history, was 70% higher than 2009. MarketWire

FOAA Anesthesia Services Observes National Patient Safety Week March 6-11, 2011
FOAA Anesthesia Services, a leading provider of anesthesia services, joins with the National Patient Safety Foundation in observing Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 6-11, 2011. Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual NPSF-led education and awareness campaign for healthcare safety MarketWire

DecisionPoint Systems, Inc.'s Grapevine(TM) Push-to-Talk Software Receives Motorola Enterprise Mobility Validation
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DNPI), a leading provider of field workforce-based automation solutions, today announced its Grapevine™ Push-to-Talk software solution has received Enterprise Mobility Validation from Motorola Solutions MarketWire

Taubman Asset Group Retains Vision Computer Solutions for IT Network Overhaul and Technology Management
Taubman Asset Group has selected Michigan IT services company Vision Computer Solutions to overhaul its entire information technology infrastructure and to provide ongoing IT support. MarketWire

American Commercial Lines Is Awarded Membership in the Louisiana Environmental Leadership Program
American Commercial Lines Inc. ("ACL" or the "Company") announced today that it has been awarded membership in the Louisiana Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) MarketWire

Sauer Energy to Exhibit at WindPower 2011 Conference and Exhibition
Sauer Energy, Inc. ("SEI") (OTCBB: SENY), a developer of home and enterprise scale vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT) systems, will showcase a pre-production sample of its WindCharger Turbine System at the WindPower 2011 Conference and Exhibition ("WindPower 2011") hosted by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). MarketWire

High Commodity Prices Propel $172 Billion in Australian Resource Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Minerals companies have been flocking to Australia to participate in the country's $172 billion of capital projects in the Metals & Minerals Industry that are scheduled to kick off between now and 2014 MarketWire

MASK Launches Premiere Magazine Issue on Bullying as President Obama Conducts Anti-Bullying Conference in Washington, D.C.
MASK (Mothers Awareness on School-age Kids) launches its informative, quarterly publication, MASK The Magazine, on March 10, 2011, the same day President Obama plans to conduct an anti-bullying conference in Washington, D.C. MarketWire

Three New Agencies Purchase EVIDENCE.COM and TASER AXON Digital Video Systems
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), a global provider of safety technologies that prevent conflict, protect life, and resolve disputes, today announced that it received three orders for its revolutionary new evidence capture and management platform. These orders for the TASER AXON™ on-officer camera and EVIDENCE MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Selected by State of Tennessee for Next Generation 9-1-1 Services
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the state of Tennessee to provide Next Generation (NG) 9-1-1 management and integration services MarketWire

Avaya DevConnect Partners Drive Communications Applications for Small and Mid-Sized Enterprise Market
Avaya, a global leader in business collaboration systems, software and services, today announced an array of application development partners driving new and innovative capabilities for Avaya IP Office, the company's flagship communications solution for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) MarketWire

NaviSite Named Best Managed Hosting Service in HostReview's 5th Annual Web Hosting Awards
NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI), a premier provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, today announced that it has been recognized as Best Managed Hosting Service in the 5th Annual Web Hosting Awards by HostReview, a top-rated online resource for the web hosting industry since 1998 and part of the DevStart Network. MarketWire

A New Audio Interview With Dr. Carl Kukkonen, CEO of VIASPACE., Is Now at, Inc. announced today that a new audio interview with VIASPACE Inc. (OTCBB: VSPC) is now available. The interview can be heard at MarketWire

Saudi Cement Production to Increase 80% Through 2013, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Annual cement production in Saudi Arabia will increase to 69.9 million tons by 2013, from 38 million tons at the end of 2007. In recent years, six new licenses for cement plants have been granted, and there are plans to issue another seven licenses this year to cope with the 8% growth in the country's construction industry. MarketWire

Gabriel Resources to Release Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2010 Results
Gabriel Resources announces that it will release its fourth quarter and year-end results for the period ending December 31, 2010 before market opening on Thursday, March 10, 2011. No conference call or webcast is scheduled for the fourth quarter and year-end results. MarketWire

United States Oil and Gas Corp Highlights Growth Plan for 2011
United States Oil and Gas Corp, listed on the OTCQB (OTCQB: USOG) (PINKSHEETS: USOG), is pleased to update its shareholders about its recent accomplishment and growth plans for the near term. Chairman and CEO Alex Tawse commented, "I am extremely proud of our accomplishments to date, especially in light of the difficult economic environment in which we have operated MarketWire

Eaton Corporation Announces Expansion Plans for North Carolina Factory, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) (Cleveland, Ohio) has announced plans to expand its auto-parts manufacturing facility in Roxboro, North Carolina. MarketWire

Xun Energy Acquires 3 Oil and Gas Leases
Xun Energy, Inc. ("XNRG") (OTCBB: XNRG) announces the Company has acquired three oil and gas leases in Kentucky through its wholly owned subsidiary, Nux Holdings of Kentucky, Inc. from Sequachee Oil and Gas LLC. (Sequachee). MarketWire

Reed's, Inc. Brands Significantly Outperform the Carbonated Soft Drinks (CSD) Category in Recent Supermarket Report
Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED) (OTCBB: REEDP), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, announced today that its brands continue to significantly outperform other carbonated soft drinks (CSD) in supermarkets, according to IRI syndicated data, a leading provider of data and market research for the consumer products industry. MarketWire

Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. Announces Letter of Intent for Funding of 1 Megawatt (MW) Solar Project
Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. (OTCBB: SNRY), a Florida-based solar energy company with business in solar project development, announced that it has executed a Letter of Intent with a renewable energy investment group to provide funding for one of its solar projects. The agreement also allows the potential for follow on investment into additional projects MarketWire

Highpower International Announces Appointments to Senior Management Team
Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) and lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries and related products, today announced the promotion of Michael Wang to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing and the appointment of Bin Ran as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Human Resources. MarketWire

Energtek Subsidiary Begins Commercial Delivery of Natural Gas to Industrial Energy Consumer in Serbia
Energtek Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EGTK), a leader in hi-tech natural gas solutions and Adsorbed Natural Gas (ANG) technology, today announced that its subsidiary Pan Energy has been successfully implementing a revenue generating pilot natural gas delivery and supply project for an industrial energy consumer near Belgrade, Serbia, since the beginning of 2011. MarketWire

Locus Technologies Expands EIM Software to Manage Hydro Fracturing Data
Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in Web-based environmental software, announced today that it has expanded its flagship product to manage data and information for natural gas exploration and production sites that use hydro fracturing to extract gas from shale. MarketWire

Allied Healthcare International Inc. Acquires ScotHomecare
Allied Healthcare International Inc. (NASDAQ: AHCI), a leading provider of flexible healthcare staffing services in the United Kingdom, announced today that its UK subsidiary, Allied Healthcare Group Limited, has acquired the homecare business of Health and Lifecare Options Limited (HALO). MarketWire

Searchmetrics to Provide SMX West and Adobe Omniture Summit Attendees Free, Live Assessments of Google Farmer Update Impact on Their Domains
Adobe Omniture Summit 2011, Salt Lake City, Utah -- Partner Showcase Area -- March 8-11 and SMX West, San Jose, CA -- Booth #422 -- March 8-10 -- Searchmetrics, the world leader in search analytics software, today announced it will offer attendees at two upcoming conferences free and live checks on the impact of Google's latest "Farmer Update" on their domains MarketWire

Unitiv Named to Inaugural CRN Tech Elite 250
Unitiv, a professional provider of enterprise IT solutions, has been named to the inaugural CRN Tech Elite 250. The Tech Elite 250 serves as the industry's definitive list of VARs with both deep technical expertise and premier certifications MarketWire

Marriott Vacation Club Appoints New General Manager for Two Hilton Head Island Resorts
Marriott Vacation Club, the premier timeshare brand of Marriott International, has appointed Mark Harney to general manager of Marriott's Harbour Point and Marriott's Sunset Pointe in Shelter Cove on Hilton Head Island, S.C. MarketWire

Goodyear to Close Tennessee Tire Plant, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- During its fourth-quarter earnings announcement, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:GT) (Akron, Ohio) announced that it would be closing its plant in Union City, Tennessee, by the end of the year. MarketWire

Atheros Communications Announces It Will Adjourn the Special Stockholder Meeting to Vote on Acquisition by Qualcomm
Atheros Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR), a global leader in innovative technologies for wireless and wired communications, today announced that it will convene and adjourn without a vote its previously scheduled March 7, 2011 special meeting of Atheros stockholders MarketWire

Procera Networks Changes Time of Fourth Quarter 2010 Conference Call to 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, March 11, 2011
Procera® Networks Inc. (NYSE Amex: PKT), the intelligent policy enforcement company, today announced that it has changed the time of its conference call to discuss its 2010 fourth quarter and full year financial results to 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time) on Friday, March 11, 2011. The details of the call are as follows: MarketWire

Axial Vector Announces Reverse Stock Split, Name Change to "AVEC Corporation" and New Trading Symbol (AVEC)
Axial Vector Energy Corporation ("AVEC") (PINKSHEETS: AXVC) (PINKSHEETS: AVECD) (FRANKFURT: BAE1) announced today it has changed the name of the company to "AVEC Corporation" and completed at 1-for-150 share reverse stock split and will begin trading today under the symbol (AVECD) MarketWire

High-Temperature Ceramic Coating Protection, by Furnace Mineral Products Incorporated, a Feature of "Industry Today" on
Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will host special guest Furnace Mineral Products (Stouffville, Ontario) as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast. Furnace Mineral Products is a recognized global leader in advanced high-temperature ceramic coatings for the power generation industry MarketWire

Global Optical Communication Market Enters 2011 With a Strong Momentum
Despite modest growth in sales of optical networking equipment last year, the industry is well positioned for growth in 2011-2015, according to the latest forecast report released by LightCounting. Very strong demand for optical components and modules used in datacom and telecom networks is an early indication of the industry-wide recovery MarketWire

'Jobless Entrepreneurship' Tarnishes Steady Rate of U.S. Startup Activity, Kauffman Study Shows
During the Great Recession, more Americans have become entrepreneurs than at any time in the past 15 years. However, while the economy and its high unemployment rates may have pressed more individuals into business ownership, most of them are going it alone, rather than starting companies that employ others. MarketWire

DRS Awarded Superior Security Rating By U.S. Defense Security Service (DSS)
DRS Technologies, Inc. announced that its corporate headquarters in Parsippany, New Jersey and Arlington, Virginia and the headquarters of its wholly owned subsidiary, DRS Defense Solutions, located in Bethesda, Maryland have each been awarded a "Superior" security rating by the U.S. Defense Security Service (DSS). MarketWire

Kappa Kappa Gamma Partners With Billhighway to Manage Finances
Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity (ΚΚΓ) has chosen Billhighway, the leader in Financial Performance Optimization solutions for membership-based organizations, as their web-based financial and accounting partner. With this formalized partnership, Kappa Kappa Gamma chapters will join the Billhighway system by fall 2011 MarketWire

Spice Up Your Weekends
(Family Features) Day-to-day schedules can get tedious. Bouncing between work, home and family obligations, it's often hard to muster the energy and enthusiasm for making time for yourself. But weekends are two-day opportunities that should be used to recharge and indulge in some much needed fun and relaxation. MarketWire

Termite Trouble
(Family Features) From yard work and pest control to cleaning and taking care of home systems, there's a lot that goes into maintaining a house. Everything Home offers practical tips and expert know-how to help anyone take good care of their home. MarketWire

Entice Early Readers With Fun for Free
(Family Features) While it may be hard to believe, a recent study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation confirmed that millions of American children reach the fourth grade without being able to read proficiently at their grade level. Research has shown that children who do not learn to read at an early age are much more likely to fall behind in their studies or drop out of school MarketWire

Turn the Everyday Into a Special Occasion
(Family Features) With the hustle and bustle of everyday, you shouldn't have to wait for a special occasion to have a party -- try turning the everyday into its own celebration and adopting an up-for-anything attitude. MarketWire

Voxigo Announces Release of Its Free Mobile VoIP Application for iPhone
Voxigo Telecommunications today announced the release of its free unified mobile VoIP and social networking application for Apple's mobile devices. The application, which allows users to make free calls to other users, is now available on the Apple app store and is compatible with the popular iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. MarketWire

Cenzic Expands White-Labeled ClickToSecure Cloud Solution to Meet Web Application Security Demand Globally
Cenzic Inc., the leading provider of Web application security assessment and risk management solutions, today announced plans to expand internationally with the white-labeled version of its ClickToSecure Cloud solution to meet the growing needs of international partners MarketWire

Hear Every Word With Digital Voice Recorders by Sony

Appointment of PR and IR Consultancies

Clenergen to Commence Generation of Electricity at the 27MW/h Cogeneration Power Plant in India
Clenergen Corporation (OTCQB: CRGE)(FRANKFURT: 9CE) announced today that it has commenced generation of electricity at the 27MW/h cogeneration power plant, located adjacent to its 18MW/h biomass power plant in Kancheepuram, Tamilnadu. Total revenues from power generation at the cogeneration power plant on an annual basis are expected to exceed US$ 20 million. MarketWire

Award-Winning Centor Opens in Nantes
Centor, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of systems for folding doors and retractable insect screens, has just opened its first French office, in Nantes. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: The Sub-Saharan African Renewable Energy Industry Is Poised for Exponential Growth Driven by the Government's Initiatives to Start New RE Projects in the Region
The Sub-Saharan African renewable energy (RE) market is poised to experience exponential growth with governments in the region announcing new RE projects on a regular basis. The achievement of future projects will largely depend on the successful implementation of these early projects and feed-in tariffs for their effective roll out. MarketWire

Socius exercises warrants
Pharming Group NV ("Pharming" or "theCompany") (NYSE Euronext: PHARM) today announced that Socius CG II, Ltd, asubsidiary of Socius Capital Group, LLC ("Socius"), based in New York andLosAngeles, exercised all 24,339,623 warrants under the EUR16.1 millioninvestmentagreement entered into with Pharming in December 2010. MarketWire

Stifel Financial Corp. Announces a Three-for-Two Stock Split
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a three-for-two stock split of the Company's common stock, which will be made in the form of a 50 percent stock dividend. Shareholders of record at the close of business on March 22, 2011 will receive one additional share of Stifel Financial common stock for every two shares owned MarketWire

Town of Surfside, Florida, Increases Parking Revenue by 51 Percent With New Pay Stations From Digital Payment Technologies
Today, Digital Payment Technologies ( (DPT) announced the deployment of 28 multi-space parking pay stations in the town of Surfside, Florida. The LUKE pay stations, 23 of which were installed in November of 2010, have driven an average cumulative parking revenue increase of 51 percent MarketWire

Attitude Drinks Markets Phase III (R) Across Boston's Major Sports Radio Networks
Attitude Drinks (OTCBB: ATTD) (OTCQB: ATTD), an innovative beverage brand development company, announced that today it is launching its Phase III ® Recovery Drink in the New England market with the help of Entercom Boston MarketWire

AMD Fusion APUs Accelerate More Than 50 Leading Software Applications
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced growing support from the PC software community with more than 50 mainstream applications currently accelerated by the new AMD Fusion Family of Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) MarketWire

Royal Energy Obtains 3% Overriding Royalty Interest in Platte and Goshen Counties, Wyoming Oil & Gas Lease
Royal Energy Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: ROYE) today announced that the Company has acquired a 3% overriding royalty interest in Platte and Goshen Counties, Wyoming. The interest encompasses 360 mineral acres and will be developed by Wyoming-based Carpenter & Sons. MarketWire

New Aspen Dental Practice Offers Another Option for Patients Seeking a Dentist in Council Bluffs, IA
Patients looking for a dentist in Council Bluffs, IA will have a new option for their dental care when an Aspen Dental office opens in the Metro Crossing Shopping Center at 3617 Denmark Drive on Thursday, March 10. The new practice will provide dental services that range from dentures and preventive care to general dentistry and restoration. MarketWire

Hertz Global Holdings Announces Proposed $300 Million Private Offering of Senior Notes by The Hertz Corporation
Hertz Global Holdings (NYSE: HTZ) ("Hertz Holdings") announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Hertz Corporation ("Hertz"), intends to offer $300 million aggregate principal amount of 6 MarketWire

AIB - NAMA Loans
DUBLIN, Ireland  - Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") [NYSE:AIB] announces that on 4th March 2011 it transferred loans to NAMA totalling €1.1bn.These loans are part of the previously advised final tranche to be transferred to NAMA at a discount of c. 60%. GlobeNewswire

Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT         7.3.2011  SHARE REPURCHASE 7.3.2011 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date7.3.2011 Bourse tradeBUYShareSTQ1VAmount2.000sharesTotal cost2 GlobeNewswire

HSH N Funding II: Participation in losses and non-payment of coupons for HSH Nordbank's hybrid capital
March 07, 2011 GlobeNewswire

All mining contracts in place at the Laiva gold mine

Listing of the Huhtamäki Oyj option rights 2006 C and subscription dates in 2011

Notice to the Annual General Meeting of Oriola-KD Corporation 2011
Oriola-KD Corporation stock exchange release 7 March 2011 at 3.15 p.m.The Board of Directors of Oriola-KD Corporation has today decided to convene the Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders of Oriola-KD Corporation on 6 April 2011. The below notice to the meeting will be published in Finnish in the newspaper Helsingin Sanomat on Sunday, 13 March 2011. GlobeNewswire

Production February 2011
Stavanger, 7 March 2011: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco, OSE:NOR) in February 2011 produced 11,025 barrels of oil equivalents (boe) per day. Net realized oil price was USD 101.7 per boe after adjustments for oil put options, inventory and NGL and gas prices. GlobeNewswire

CapMan's 2010 Annual Report, Financial Statements and Corporate Governance Statement have been published
CapMan Plc Stock Exchange Release 7 March 2011 at 2.00 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Upgraded Wärtsilä RT-flex68-D successfully tested for IMO Tier II compliance
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical Press release, 7 March 2011 GlobeNewswire

Appointment of Joint Broker

I.M. Skaugen SE successfully completes bond issue

Ratos's Annual Report in Swedish now released
This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act or demands made in the exchange rules. GlobeNewswire

Oriola-KD Corporation's Annual Report for 2010 published on 7 March 2011
Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 7 March 2011 at 1.20 p.m.  Oriola-KD Corporation's Annual Report for 2010 has been published today and can be read on the company's website at The printed Annual Report for 2010 will be available during week 13. GlobeNewswire

MAHLE enhances commitment for Aftermarket engine components
MAHLE GmbH /MAHLE enhances commitment for Aftermarket engine componentsProcessed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Ahold commences €1 billion share buyback program
Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 7, 2011 - Ahold today commenced the € 1 billion share buyback program announced on March 3, 2011 and expected to be finalized within 18 months. The purpose of the share buyback program is to return value to shareholders GlobeNewswire

Lundbeck's chairman, Per Wold-Olsen, will not be seeking re-election
Per Wold-Olsen, member and chairman of Lundbeck's Supervisory Board since 2007, has announced that he will not be seeking re-election at the company's annual general meeting to be held on 30 March 2011. GlobeNewswire

Changes to composition Heineken Holding N.V.'s Board of Directors

ICA has been declined appeal of earlier expensed tax dispute
ICA has been declined an appeal to the Supreme Administrative Court concerning the tax deduction of interest for the period 2001-2003. The decision means that the Administrative Court of Appeal's ruling has been upheld and that the tax dispute thereby is legally closed GlobeNewswire

Socius exercises warrants
Leiden, The Netherlands, March 7, 2011.Pharming Group NV ("Pharming" or "the Company") (NYSE Euronext: PHARM) today announced that Socius CG II, Ltd, a subsidiary of Socius Capital Group, LLC ("Socius"), based in New York and Los Angeles, exercised all 24,339,623 warrants under the €16 GlobeNewswire

Niclas Palmstierna, Market Area Director Nordic and CEO of Tele2 Sweden, to leave Tele2
Stockholm - Tele2 AB, ("Tele2"), (Stockholm Stock Exchange: TEL2 A and TEL2 B), today announced that Niclas Palmstierna will be leaving the company after 12.5 years. GlobeNewswire

Günther Vogelpoel Appointed New Market Area Director Western Europe and CEO of Tele2 Netherlands
Stockholm - Tele2 AB, ("Tele2"), (Stockholm Stock Exchange: TEL2 A and TEL2 B), today announced that Günther Vogelpoel has been appointed as new Market Area Director Western Europe and CEO of Tele2 Netherlands. Günther Vogelpoel succeeds Henrik Ringmar who will be leaving the company. GlobeNewswire

ING to repurchase EUR 2 bn core Tier 1 securities from Dutch State on 13 May
ING announced today that it has informed the Dutch State of its intention to exercise its option for early repurchase of EUR 2 billion of the core Tier 1 securities at the next coupon reset date on 13 May 2011.  GlobeNewswire

Central government payments gave a surplus in February
Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 67.7 billion in February. This is SEK 14.2 billion higher than the Debt Office's forecast. The difference is mainly due to revenue from the sale of shares in Nordea.In the beginning of February the Swedish government sold shares corresponding to 6 GlobeNewswire

Solidium Oy's general meeting
Solidium Oy's general meeting has elected Master of Science (Economics and Business Administration) Pekka Ala-Pietilä as a new Chairman of the Board according to his consent starting March 4, 2011. GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting Names Thomas Abraham Managing Director for CCH India
Riverwoods, ILL. (March 7, 2011) - Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, the world's largest provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services, announced today that Thomas Abraham has been appointed as Managing Director for CCH India, effective immediately. Abraham will report to Russell Evans, President and CEO of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting Asia Pacific. GlobeNewswire

FRO - US$225,000,000 4.50 per cent Frontline Ltd. Convertible Bond Issue 2010/2015 - ISIN NO 001057149.0
On February 22, 2011 Frontline Ltd. announced a dividend of $0.10 per share. The Conversion Price has been adjusted on the Convertible Bond from $37.0483 to $36.5567 per share effective on March 7, 2011, which was the ex-dividend date. More information about the convertible bond can be found in the Bonds section on Frontline Ltd.'s website: GlobeNewswire

Applied Materials Introduces Advanced Technology for Manufacturing High-Performance Mobile Displays
Smart phones, tablet PCs driving market for larger, higher resolution OLED and high-performance TFT-LCD screens New system meets urgent need for higher productivity, lower cost display manufacturing SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 7, 2011 - Applied Materials, Inc GlobeNewswire

Metso to supply tissue line to Jeesr Industries in Morocco
Metso Corporation's press release on March 7, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

Notice of Annual General Meeting
Notice is hereby given of the Annual General Meeting of H. Lundbeck A/S to be held on: GlobeNewswire

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