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Poker is a game of skill not luck, claims 'Freakonomics' author
The age-old question 'Is poker a game of skill, or a game of luck?' has been one of the chief arguments over the legalization of the online gambling industry. ANI

Traditional sari dominates opening day of Hyderabad Fashion Week
Ethnic Indian wear, particularly the sari, dominated the ramp on the opening day of Hyderabad Fashion Week here on Tuesday. ANI

Groupon Launches iPhone Application in Hong Kong
Groupon (http://www.groupon.com) today announced the launch of its official Groupon application for the iPhone® and iPod touch® in the international App Store(SM), now making daily deals available through Apple's popular mobile devices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom and USA. MarketWire

RUSI International 'Book of the Year 2011'
The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) International is proud to announce the winner of this year's 'Book of the Year' award for original global security and geopolitical studies. MarketWire

Annual Report Available for Seabridge Gold
Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA)(NYSE Amex: SA) announced today that its 2010 Annual Report is now available on its website at www.seabridgegold.net/2010AR.pdf. The Annual Report includes a review of the past 12 months, the Company's objectives for 2011, Seabridge's commentary entitled "The Gold Market" and the audited financial statements for the period ended December 31, 2011 MarketWire

Kilopass Appoints Mitch Statham Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Kilopass Technology Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) intellectual property (IP), today appointed Mitch Statham vice president of worldwide sales to spur Kilopass' drive to top-tier IP provider market valuation in the next 24 months. He reports to his new role today. MarketWire

Memorial Day Savings Event Underway at The Flats at ThreeSixty -- a Hip New Address for Local Professionals
The Flats at gated ThreeSixty has stylish floorplans, the hottest recreation and a central South Bay location near everything you love MarketWire

Capital Pacific Bank Adds Experienced Bankers to Client Service Team
Capital Pacific Bank (OTCBB: CPBO) has expanded its team of client service officers with the addition of Carol E. Warneke and Mark F. Moffenbier as vice presidents and client service officers. MarketWire

Overhill Farms to Issue Second Quarter Earnings and Hold Conference Call on May 13, 2011
Overhill Farms, Inc. (NYSE Amex: OFI) today announced that the Company anticipates announcing second quarter 2011 earnings on Friday, May 13, 2011. MarketWire

Soak Up the Sun at the Ivy Rooftop's Pool Party Sundays
San Diego is known for its abundant sunshine, so what better place to soak it up than from the vantage point of the Ivy Rooftop at Andaz San Diego? On May 15, the urban escape is kicking off its popular Sunday rooftop pool parties to coincide with the San Diego Bikini Parade, a preview to San Diego's third annual Bikini Week. MarketWire

Vectren Efforts to Shape Energy Policy Focused on Protecting Customers
Speaking at Wednesday's annual Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) shareholders' meeting, President and CEO Carl L. Chapman discussed a number of industry issues facing Vectren and how the company is developing cost effective business strategies that will meet future challenges and at the same time protect its customers. MarketWire

Koch Retires From Vectren Board; McGinley Elected Lead Director
Today, long-time Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) Board of Directors member Robert L. Koch retired from the board after serving 25 years in the role, some of which were with a Vectren predecessor company. Koch, who had been Vectren's lead director since 2003, is president and CEO of Koch Enterprises, Inc. The board voted J. Timothy McGinley as the new lead director, effective today MarketWire

Equus Announces Annual Meeting of Shareholders to Be Held on June 10, 2011
Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE: EQS) ("Equus" or the "Fund") announced that the annual meeting of the Fund's shareholders will be held on Friday, June 10, 2011 at 10:00 am Eastern Daylight Time, at the offices of Goodwin Procter LLP, The New York Times Building, 26th Floor, 620 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10018. MarketWire

Urban Pace Announces Woodley-Wardman Garden Party and Tower Preview Event
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Verecloud Reports Third Quarter Results
Verecloud, Inc. (OTCBB: VCLD), innovators inthe emerging cloud computing services business, today announced financialresults for its fiscal 2011 third quarter ended March 31, 2011 highlightedby revenue of $1,002,326 as the company transitions its business model todelivering cloud services as a complete, customized suite directly to thesmall and medium business market (SMBs). MarketWire

CPS Technologies Corporation Announces First Quarter 2011 Results
CPS Technologies Corporation (OTCBB: CPSH), aprovider of advanced material solutions, today announced revenue of $5.8million and net income of $16 thousand or $0.00 per basic and diluted sharefor the fiscal quarter ended April 2, 2011. This compares with revenueof $5.4 million and net income of $165 thousand or $0.01 per basic anddiluted share for the fiscal quarter ended March 27, 2010. MarketWire

Radiant Technologies Becomes SAP(R) Business ByDesign(TM) Solution Reseller
Radiant Technologies today announced it has become an SAP® Business ByDesign™ solution reseller authorized to market, sell and deploy SAP Business ByDesign as well as offer additional services. These additional services may include back office services, consulting, change management, or data migration. MarketWire

Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results
Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE Amex: HRT) and its subsidiaries reported total consolidated revenue of $6,183,065 for the three months ended March 31, 2011 compared to $5,585,360 for the three months ended March 31, 2010, an increase of $597,705 or 11% MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Announces Consent Solicitation by Its Subsidiary Offshore Group Investment Limited in Connection With 11 1/2% Senior Secured First Lien Notes Due 2015 (CUSIP No. 676253 AC1)
Vantage Drilling Company (the "Company") (NYSE Amex: VTG.U) (NYSE Amex: VTG) (NYSE Amex: VTG.WS) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Offshore Group Investment Limited (the "Issuer") has commenced a solicitation of consents (the "Consent Solicitation") from holders of its 11 ½% Senior Secured First Lien Notes due 2015 (the "Notes"). MarketWire

San Francisco Senior Center Receives Grant to Help Local Seniors
As part of a $10,000 grant from The Home Instead Senior Care Foundation, San Francisco Senior Center will support its Homecoming Transitional Care Program (HTCP) MarketWire

CNR Announces Closing of Units Offering
China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSE Amex: CNR) is pleased to announce that it has closed an underwritten public offering of 1,517,978 units at a price to the public of $2.88 per unit. The offering yielded gross proceeds (before the underwriting discount and commissions and estimated offering expenses) of approximately $4.37 million MarketWire

Statements From Lindsay Lohan and Shawn Holley Regarding Resolution of Misdemeanor Charge and Misdemeanor Probation Violation
The following statements were made today following Shawn Holley's appearance in Los Angeles Superior Court on behalf of Lindsay Lohan: MarketWire

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Cheektowaga, N.Y. Location
Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new $7 million state-of-the-art facility in Cheektowaga, N,Y., a Buffalo suburb. Located at 3828 Broadway St., the 14,000 square-foot building is housed on eight acres and offers full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract maintenance services. MarketWire

Extra Space Storage Inc. Announces Offering of 5.0 Million Shares of Common Stock
Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR) (the "Company") today announced that it will issue and sell 5,000,000 shares of its common stock in a public offering. Citigroup Global Markets Inc. is acting as the sole book-running manager for the offering. The Company will grant the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 750,000 shares to cover over-allotments, if any. MarketWire

SavWatt Updates Shareholders on May Events
SavWatt USA, Inc. (OTCBB: SAVW), a leader in LED lighting technology and the green revolution, releases the following current events for shareholders: MarketWire

GRNO Acquires Key Piece of Equipment for Slop Oil Mobile Processing Unit (MPU)
Green Oasis Environmental Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRNO), a Florida corporation, is pleased to announce its wholly owned subsidiary Custom Carbon Processing Inc., (CCP) has ordered a key piece of equipment for the high demand mobile processing unit (MPU). This unit will allow CCP the ability to go to the product, expand operations, and increase revenues while saving clients time and money MarketWire

MSE Enviro-Tech Corp Appoints New CEO and Provides Shareholder Update
MSE Enviro-Tech Corp (PINKSHEETS: MEVT) (FRANKFURT: MEH) announced today the appointment of Mr. Norman R. Jaehrling as President and CEO. MarketWire

Call for Papers and Registration Open for Magnolia Conference 2011
Magnolia, the open source content management vendor that delivers simplicity on an enterprise scale, is calling for presentation proposals for Magnolia Conference 2011, to be held in Basel, Switzerland, September 7-9, 2011. Early Bird tickets to the third annual Magnolia Conference are on sale immediately at the Magnolia website. MarketWire

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Resale of Shares of Its Common Stock by Its President and CEO
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. ("Company") (NYSE Amex: UVE) announced today that it filed a Form S-8 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission under which its President and Chief Executive Officer, Bradley I MarketWire

Zepol Reports April Vessel Imports Increase 7.95%
Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, reports that U.S. import shipment volume for April, measured in TEUs, increased 7.95% from March and 5.68% from April of 2010. The total number of shipments also increased 7.25% from March and nearly 6% from April of 2010. Year to date, total TEUs are up 7.74% this year over last year. MarketWire

BNP Paribas Sponsors Largest Children's Math Tournament in NYC
BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 6th annual AMS Pi5NY Math Tournament (pi5ny.com) on Saturday, May 14, 2011 in Manhattan. MarketWire

ZBB Energy Announces Third Quarter Conference Call
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB), a leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, today announced it will release its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 before the financial markets open on Monday, May 16, 2011. MarketWire

A Special Invitation to Our Media Day May 18, 2011 by The Phillis Wheatley Association
Learn our history, see us in action and discuss our future on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 from 1:00pm-3:00pm at 4450 Cedar Ave. in Cleveland. We will be offering tours of our historic building, sharing with you one of Cleveland's best stories. MarketWire

Verisign and Coalition for ICANN Transparency, Inc. ("CFIT") Resolve Litigation
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, announced today that it has entered into a Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release with the Coalition for ICANN Transparency, Inc. ("CFIT"), CFIT's members, and specified related parties that resolves the over five-year long CFIT litigation MarketWire

Saudi's Al Jouf University Chooses Cisco WebEx, Offered in the Kingdom in Partnership With STC, for E-Learning
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced today that the Al Jouf University, in upper north Saudi Arabia, has deployed Cisco WebEx® enterprise collaboration solutions for efficient yet cost-effective and highly secure e-learning. Cisco WebEx will provide Al Jouf University students, lecturers and staff members with an easy way to exchange ideas and information with anyone, anywhere MarketWire

Facebook Fans: There's a Poker Tournament Just for You Taking Place at Commerce Casino
If you're a poker fan and you like Commerce Casino enough to "Like" its Facebook page, you're in for a great reward! MarketWire

Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. Announces Closing of Oversubscribed Unit Offering
Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BASI) today announced the closing of a registered public offering of $5.5 million of units, comprised of 6% Series A Convertible Preferred Shares and Warrants to purchase common shares. The Company had originally offered $5 million in units, but expanded the offer due to strong investor demand. MarketWire

Supertex Reports Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Fiscal Year-End Results
Supertex, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPX) today reportedfinancial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended April2, 2011. Net sales for the fourth fiscal quarter were $17,983,000, a 9%decrease compared to the prior quarter of $19,675,000 and a 13% decreasecompared to $20,559,000 in the same quarter last year MarketWire

Veterans Sourcing Group, a Rural Sourcing Company Joint Venture, Formed by C&L Group and Pensacola, Florida Based Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOSB)
C&L Group, LLC today announced the formation of a Joint Venture company, Veterans Sourcing Group, LLC, with a Pensacola, Florida based Service Disabled Veterans Owned Business (SDVOSB), "Pensacola Florida Trading Company MarketWire

NAR Awards Nearly $5 Million in Workforce Housing Grants
Realtors® strive to preserve and expand housing opportunities in communities across the country, and the National Association of Realtors® supported many of these efforts through the Ira Gribin Workforce Housing Grants MarketWire

SHAPE's Heart Attack Eradication Efforts Gain Momentum in Europe
SHAPE, The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (http://www.shapesociety.org), a nonprofit organization that promotes early detection and preventive intervention to reduce heart attack risk, expects to feel right at home when the 2011 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress convenes in Paris this August MarketWire

Mattson Technology, Inc. and Mesocoat, Inc. Announce Exclusive Supply Agreement
Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN) and MesoCoat, Inc., a subsidiary of Abakan, Inc., today announced that the two companies have agreed to an Exclusive Supply Agreement that grants MesoCoat access to Mattson's ultra-high-intensity Vortek® arc lamp system MarketWire

CNR Discusses the Recent Units Offering
China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSE Amex: CNR) discusses the recent units offering, which was closed on May 11, 2011. MarketWire

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Wins Bronze at OTC Awards
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ogilvychww.com), representing the largest assembly of creative talent in the world of healthcare communications, today announced it has won a bronze award in the 2011 OTC/HBA National Advertising Awards. MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems to Host Congressman C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger, State and Local Leaders at New Technology Center Ribbon-Cutting Event
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it will formally dedicate its new technology facility located in Hanover, Maryland with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 18. The event will feature remarks by Congressman C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger and county and state representatives MarketWire

PEAK Technologies Named Wavelink 2010 Partner of the Year
PEAK Technologies, a Platinum Equity Company, today announced it has been named 2010 Partner of the Year by Wavelink Corporation for the North America, East region. MarketWire

The Palazzo Las Vegas and Southwest Airlines Join With the Armed Forces Foundation to Celebrate Armed Forces Day With "Salute Our Troops"
In celebration of Armed Forces Day, The Palazzo Las Vegas and Southwest Airlines have joined with the Armed Forces Foundation to salute our nation's wounded veterans with a weekend of entertainment, dining and relaxation in Las Vegas beginning May 20. MarketWire

Oregon State University Renews 25-Year Partnership With Paciolan
Paciolan, the leading provider of ticketing, marketing and fundraising solutions in college athletics, announced today that Oregon State University has renewed its 25-year partnership with a 10 year extension. Through this partnership, Oregon State will continue leveraging Paciolan's eVenue online ticketing system that has helped it achieve record-setting ticket sales for football and baseball. MarketWire

UPDATE: XenaCare Announces the Organization of Global International US, Inc.
XenaCare Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: XCHO) announced that it has formalized the organization of Global International US, Inc. ("Global International") as a wholly owned subsidiary. Global International has been organized to acquire, reposition and resell distressed properties in Central Florida, with a primary focus on acquiring hospitality projects near the Disney World Resort complex. MarketWire

2011 California State Science Fair Winners Announced
Winners of the 2011 California State Science Fair were announced during ceremonies that took place May 3, 2011 at the California Science Center. This year's fair drew 1,000 students from 32 regions/counties statewide, with finalists selected by a volunteer pool of over 300 scientists and engineers from private industry and higher education MarketWire

Horton Tire Center - First Les Schwab Dealership to Go Solar, Partners With Plumas Bank and PG&E to Help Protect the Environment
Plumas Bank, a subsidiary of Plumas Bancorp (NASDAQ: PLBC), congratulates Ron and Stephanie Horton, owners and operators of Horton Tire Center and member-dealers of Les Schwab Tires, the leading tire retailer in the United States with more than 400 centers in eight western states MarketWire

Profire Energy Inc. Announces the Hiring of Key Management Talent for the Continued Development of the US Market
Profire Energy Inc. (OTCBB: PFIE) announced today the hiring of several key employees in accordance with the development of the US marketplace and the recent release of its new combustion management system, the "Profire 2100." MarketWire

Symantec Reports Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2011 Results
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) MarketWire

Veramark Announces First Quarter 2011 Results
Veramark Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: VERA), a leading provider of Telecom Expense Management (TEM) solutions, today announced that revenues for its first quarter ended March 31, 2011 increased 22 percent to $3,386,000 from revenues of $2,782,000 for the same quarter of 2010 MarketWire

Perceptron Announces Profitable Third Quarter Results Backlog at Highest Level in Over a Decade
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP) todayannounced net sales of $14.1 million and net profit of $606,000, orearnings of $0.07 per diluted share, for its fiscal 2011 third quarter thatended March 31, 2011. That compares with sales of $13.5 million, a netloss of $131,000, or a loss of $0.01 per diluted share for the quarterended March 31, 2010 MarketWire

Patients Register on iPad With MacPractice MD, DDS, DC and 20/20 Kiosk Apps
MacPractice, the leading Apple developer of practice management and clinical software for doctors' offices on Macs, iPhones, and iPads, today announced the launch of MacPractice MD, DDS, DC, and 20/20 iPad Apps that streamline patient registration, leveraging the efficiency and ease of use of Apple's latest innovation to save time and reduce the risk of data entry errors. MarketWire

Evolving Systems Announces First Quarter Financial Results
Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL) MarketWire

Come Get Some: OnLive Launches Duke Nukem Forever(R) on June 14
OnLive, Inc., the pioneer of on-demand, instant-play video games, today announced 2K Games and Gearbox Software's long-awaited Duke Nukem Forever® will launch on the OnLive Game Service starting at 12:01 a.m. (EDT) on June 14, coinciding with the scheduled North American launch date of the title. MarketWire

Petrolympic Expands Its Property Portfolio as It Acquires Oil Interests in the Prolific Maverick Basin, Texas, USA
Petrolympic USA Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Petrolympic Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: PCQ) ("Petrolympic" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has acquired a new property in the Maverick Basin ("the Property"), Texas, as the Company shifts its near-term operational focus from gas to liquids MarketWire

Mud, Water, Fire Are Obstacles as 5,000 Compete in Spartan Race
Marathons and triathlons are tough, sure. But there's a new trend in racing that eats those linear races for lunch. In the 29 Spartan Races held in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. this year, competitors run through mud, crawl under barbed wire, hurl a spear, carry heavy buckets through water, even leap over fire. Sound medieval? That's the whole idea. MarketWire

Implant Sciences Further Expands Sales & Marketing Team; Creates Government Marketing & Sales Division
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, today announced hiring four additional sales and marketing managers, as well as the establishment of a specialized Government Marketing and Sales team aimed at serving the needs of domestic homeland security in the U.S. MarketWire

Central Animal Hospital in Scarsdale Redesigns Website for Pet Owners
The Central Animal Hospital in Scarsdale, NY has recently retooled their website and added new features and resources for pet owners. The redesigned website offers visitors access to a library of information on veterinary topics, interactive tools to learn about different breeds of animals, as well as the ability to get to know the staff and veterinarians. The website, bestvets MarketWire

New FTC Rule Impacts Realtors(R)' Short Sale Business
A new rule from the Federal Trade Commission that aims to protect home owners from mortgage relief scams may impact real estate professionals who represent clients involved in short sale transactions MarketWire

Opportunity International Expands Its Community Bank Network Into the Democratic Republic of Congo With Support From Tenke Fungurume Mining
Opportunity International today announced additional backing for the expansion of its international community banking network into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM) has contributed $250,000 to support Opportunity DRC's development of safe, community banking within the country. TFM, majority owned by Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc MarketWire

Eastland Shoe Corp. Selects MarketLive to Take eCommerce Business to Next Level
MarketLive, Inc., the leader in eCommerce software and solutions, today announced that Eastland Shoe Corp. (www.EastlandShoe.com), the Maine-based footwear company known for producing hand-crafted quality leather footwear since 1955, has selected MarketLive to build a strategic eCommerce platform to support its planned business growth MarketWire

Aldila Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results
ALDILA, INC. (OTCQX: ALDA) (PINKSHEETS: ALDA)announced today net sales of $11.3 million and a net loss of $535,000($0.10 loss per share) for the three months ending March 31, 2011 ascompared to net sales of $16.1 million and net income of $707,000 ($0.13income per share) for the comparable period in 2010. MarketWire

Available Now Until They're Gone Limited Edition NEBB in Matte Black
MOSCOT, a global lifestyle brand known worldwide for its iconic eyewear, today announces perennial favorite, The NEBB, in a special, limited edition Matte Black color. Like a New York City street in the summertime, these frames are hot. And when they're gone, they're gone for good! MarketWire

Zacuto's Long Awaited Z-Finder EVF Now Available for Purchase
Zacuto USA is happy to announce the release of their long awaited Z-Finder EVF. Since the introduction of DSLR cameras into the digital filmmaking world, things have drastically changed. MarketWire

XenaCare Announces the Organization of Global International US, Inc.
XenaCare Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: XCHO) (PINKSHEETS: XCHO) announced that it has formalized the organization of Global International US, Inc. ("Global International") as a wholly owned subsidiary MarketWire

Universal Acquires Air Chef Holdings, LLC
Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Air Chef Holdings, LLC's in-flight catering business and concierge services, including its divisions: Air Culinaire, Air Culinaire International, and CaterLink Worldwide. Air Chef will now be a wholly owned subsidiary of Universal® with no changes to its day-to-day management MarketWire

Steven Tyler Makes Rare Stop at Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx for In Depth Interview With Old Friend & Fellow Rock Icon
Steven Tyler made a rare stop to appear with old friend and fellow rock icon Nikki Sixx on Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx for an intimate conversation broadcast last night MarketWire

Reducing Hospital-Acquired Infections Will Drive Minimally Invasive Surgery: Report
Data that shows minimally invasive surgery (MIS) procedures may reduce hospital-acquired infections will give an additional boost to the $24.8 billion market for MIS equipment, according to healthcare market research firm Kalorama Information. Kalorama estimates this market will reach $34.8 billion by 2015 in its latest report, "Minimally Invasive Surgical Devices, World Market." MarketWire

Cleantech Open Invites Entrepreneurs to Enter 2011 National Competition
With two weeks remaining before the entry deadline, the nation's premier cleantech entrepreneurial competition invites entrepreneurs to submit their entry and compete for a grand prize of up to $250,000 in cash and services and an overall prize chest of nearly $1 million in its 2011 competition MarketWire

National PTA: Bipartisan Family Engagement in Education Act Introduced Today in U.S. Senate, House of Representatives
Congressional champions for education introduced on Tuesday, May 10th the Family Engagement in Education Act of 2011 (S.941/H.R.1821). The legislation would strengthen family engagement in the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which both Congress and the Administration have placed as a top priority this year. MarketWire

Antlers' "Burst Apart" Album Released: Deluxe Packages Available
Nearly two years after the band's critically acclaimed "Hospice" album, Antlers has officially released "Burst Apart." "Burst Apart" has been described as a "potent mix of moody, soaring rock songs" with attitude and Antlers' well known epic sound. Fans who pre-ordered the album, CD or vinyl, as well as the deluxe packages, have received them by the release date from PAID, Inc MarketWire

ECRM, in Association With New York Private Equity Forums and Starlight Investments, Has Introduced a Private Equity Event for Consumer Brands Taking Place June 29-30, 2011 in New York City, NY
More than fifty consumer brands companies CEO/CFOs (with annual sales revenues $1-150 million) will have the opportunity to meet with 200 financial & strategic partners for growth capital, buyout, divestitures and special situations/distressed opportunities MarketWire

SMA Launches Insurer Forum
Strategy Meets Action (SMA), a leading insurance strategic advisory firm, is pleased to announce the SMA Insurer Forum. Opened exclusively for insurer membership in February 2011, the Forum already includes over 90 business and technology leaders who share a common interest in leveraging technology for business value and competitive differentiation. MarketWire

Vestmark Introduces the Wealth Management Industry's First Unified Wealth Management Platform With VestmarkONE
Vestmark, the leading innovator of advisory solutions and wealth management technology, today announced the introduction of VestmarkONE, a comprehensive unified wealth management platform. MarketWire

Lighthouse Petroleum, Inc., Signs Letter of Intent for Lease for Land in Callahan County
In February Management announced its plan to identify 2 or 3 properties for Lighthouse to acquire in the first half of 2011. Management is pleased to announce that Lighthouse Petroleum, Inc MarketWire

Legislative/Regulatory Restrictions on Risk Retention Groups Rejected in New Jersey and Nevada
The National Risk Retention Association reported that Governor Chris Christie sent back to the Assembly legislation that would discriminate against Risk Retention Groups (RRG) and Nevada Insurance Commissioner Brett Barratt rejected a proposal to impose fees on RRGs that would violate the federal Liability Risk Retention Act of 1986 (LRRA). MarketWire

Enablence Expands BroadAccess Portfolio With High-Density GPON
Enablence Technologies, Inc MarketWire

In Celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness: Medline Sponsors Touring Art Exhibit Spotlighting Survivors and Family Members
Most people can say they know someone who has been diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer. Women everywhere face the fear of diagnosis every year as they have their annual mammograms and physician examinations. A new art exhibit at the Lakewood Center for the Arts in Lake Oswego, Ore MarketWire

Go Daddy, Brain State Technologies and University of Arizona Executives Win Arizona Technology Council 2011 CIO of the Year Awards
Arizona Technology Council (http://www.aztechcouncil.org) today announced the winners of its prestigious CIO of the Year Awards which honors individual technology executives from industry, non-profit, education and government MarketWire

Notice of Announcement First Quarter Results
Signet Jewelers Limited ("Signet") (NYSE: SIG) (LSE: SIG), the world's largest specialty retail jeweler, intends to announce its results for the 13 weeks ended April 30, 2011 ("first quarter Fiscal 2012") at 7.30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, May 26 2011. MarketWire

NYSE Amex Accepts SearchMedia's Plan of Compliance
SearchMedia Holdings Limited ("SearchMedia" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: IDI) (NYSE Amex: IDI.WS), one of China's leading nationwide multi-platform media companies, today announced that it received notice that the NYSE Amex LLC ("Exchange") has accepted the Company's plan of compliance (the "Plan") with regards to holding its annual stockholders meeting. MarketWire

Physicians' Push to Secure EHR Incentive Funds Drives Significant Growth for Doctors Administrative Solutions
Bucking the depressed hiring rate and economic struggles that continue to plague other industries and businesses across the Tampa Bay region, Doctors Administrative Solutions (DAS) announced the addition of 10 new team members and 22 practices representing approximately 250 physicians. The additions top off six months of rapid growth for DAS (www.Dr-Solutions MarketWire

Patersons Announces Strategic Partnership With SuccessFactors
Patersons, the leading provider of integrated global payroll services delivering expert solutions to customers in more than 160 countries, today announced details of a new strategic partnership with SuccessFactors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFSF), the leading provider of cloud-based Business Execution Software solutions MarketWire

Central Vermont Reports 2011 First Quarter Earnings
Central Vermont Public Service (NYSE: CV) MarketWire

Alliance Memory Appoints William Chen as New Sales Representative in Taiwan
Alliance Memory, Inc., a worldwide provider of legacy memory ICs for the communications, computing, industrial, and consumer markets, today announced that William Chen has joined the company as its new sales representative in Taiwan MarketWire

Balanced Insight Appoints Paul Gervason Vice President of Sales
Balanced Insight Corp., a leading provider of Business Intelligence (BI) delivery software, announced today that Paul Gervason has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. MarketWire

Corel(R) Painter(TM) 12 Sets New Standard for Realism and Creativity in Professional Digital Art
Corel® Painter™ 12, the newest version of the world's most powerful art studio, is available starting today MarketWire

Proximetry Adds Smart Energy Veteran Andres Carvallo to Management Team
Proximetry, a leader in wireless network and performance management software, announced today that smart grid expert Andres Carvallo has joined its management team as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer MarketWire

Cisco Reports Third Quarter Earnings
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) MarketWire

PayDivvy Launches the First and Only Social Bill Payment Solution for Individuals and Groups
PayDivvy, the first and only social bill pay solution, today released its free online bill pay and group payment offering. The Web-based service eliminates the fragmentation that exists in bill pay today by allowing users to view and pay bills from a single place MarketWire

Qualstar Reports Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Results
Qualstar® Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), amanufacturer of automated tape storage solutions and high efficiency powersupplies, today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal2011 ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Fairplex Offers TLC to the Community Year-Round
Fairplex hosts hundreds of events and activities every year, but a permanent fixture serving the entire community all year long is The Learning Centers at Fairplex. The nonprofit organization offers free and low-cost educational programs for everyone -- from infants and preschoolers through high school age and adults for a lifetime of learning that's always fun! MarketWire

Tripwire, Inc. to Be Acquired by Thoma Bravo
Tripwire, Inc. a global leader in IT Security and Compliance Automation solutions, today announced that leading private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Tripwire, Inc MarketWire

New Wireless Strategies Set to Drive Down Health Care Costs
The face of medical care in the United States is rapidly changing, and, for health care providers, achieving profitability now depends on managing costs -- as opposed to the insurance-driven cost pass through model of days past. Policy changes penalizing health care providers who do not manage costs have been implemented MarketWire

Panoptic Security Helps Merchant Service Providers Increase Revenue With Lead Generator Tool
ETA Annual Meeting and Expo, Booth #727 -- Panoptic Security, a leading provider of PCI compliance solutions, today announced at the Electronic Transaction Association (ETA) Annual Meeting and Expo, it will be providing merchant service organizations with ExpertPCI Merchant Direct™, a lead generator tool that will increase revenue capabilities through the company's PCI program. MarketWire

Semitech Semiconductor Enters Into Channel Partnerships With Distributors Throughout Europe
Semitech Semiconductor, a provider of power line communications solutions that enable the transformation of the electricity grid into a smart grid, today announced that it has signed eight distribution and rep agreements whereby, Alcom NV/SA Alcom BV, Aptech SARL, CODICO GmbH, JM Elektronik, Lusomatrix Lda, Maris Technologies Marketing Ltd, Matrix Electronica S.L MarketWire

Garrett Downtown Chiropractic Redesigns Website for Patient Care and Comfort
Garrett Downtown Chiropractic in San Diego, CA has recently revamped their website, downtownsandieogchiro.com. The redesigned website has various tools and links for patients interested in learning about spinal care, wellness, and the San Diego office. The website also has links to the practice's Facebook page, a wellness blog, and online forms MarketWire

100% Chiropractic Launches New Website With New Tools and Features for Patients
The 100% Chiropractic Wellness Centers, a practice of five wellness centers that serve the communities of Lakewood, Austell, Colorado Springs, North Colorado Springs, and East Colorado Springs, has announced their newly redesigned website at 100percentchiropractic.com. The new website has been designed as a resource for patients of the five wellness centers MarketWire

TAB Bank Provides Financing Solutions for SanSegal Sportswear
TAB Bank announces the funding of an $8 million asset-based credit line tied to A/R and inventory for SanSegal Sportswear, Inc. of Sandy, UT. MarketWire

Better Than the Royal Wedding: Computacenter and NHSBT to Present at xMatters Client Forum
xMatters, inc., the relevance engine company, today announced its annual EMEA client-training event featuring insight into the company vision, a top-secret product roadmap, in-depth technical training and client stories from Computacenter and NHS Blood and Transplant MarketWire

Tablets Will Be a $45 Billion Market by 2014
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Yankee Group's new report "Connected Experience: The Next Frontier," to their collection of Computer Hardware & Networking market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6315078 MarketWire

Verisign to Present at the JP Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, announced that Mark McLaughlin, president and chief executive officer, and Brian Robins, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at the JP Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom conference in Boston, Massachusetts on Tuesday, May 17 at 3:10 p.m. (EDT) MarketWire

Carbon Design Systems and MIPS Technologies Collaborate to Enable Virtual Platforms
Carbon Design Systems™ and MIPS Technologies (NASDAQ: MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital, home, networking and mobile applications, announced today that they are collaborating to create and distribute virtual platform models of MIPS Technologies' processor intellectual property (IP) cores. MarketWire

Cytokinetics to Hold Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ: CYTK) announced today that its Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 10:00 AM Pacific Time at the Embassy Suites Hotel, located at 250 Gateway Boulevard in South San Francisco, CA. Robert I. Blum, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present an overview of Cytokinetics' performance. MarketWire

Culver's Launches New "Right-Size" Mini Mixer
For guests looking for more choices, Culver's introduces a new right-size option for its irresistible Concrete Mixer®: the Mini Mixer. Guests can choose from popular flavors such as Crazy for Cookie Dough or Brownie Batter or create their own Mini Mixer masterpiece. MarketWire

Trunity Unveils Trunity Connect, a Gateway to Excellent Customer Service; Trunity Connect Is a Secure Environment That Allows Companies to Build Trusted Communities of Loyal Customers and Committed Business Partners
Trunity, Inc. has released Trunity Connect, a robust customer support solution allowing organizations to establish a secure, two-way communication portal with customers and business partners. Trunity Connect is a gateway to a private, virtual social environment, increasing operational efficiencies, customer satisfaction, customer retention, business partner understanding and brand loyalty. MarketWire

Convenience Store off I-85 in Fairburn to Sell in Sealed Bid Hagen Auction
A Fairburn convenience store that has an operating Blimpie franchise, a Krispy Kreme vendor and a high-visibility location just off Interstate 85 will sell in a sealed bid auction that ends at noon Friday, May 27. MarketWire

Juniper Networks, HEAnet and ADVA Optical Networking Demonstrate On-Demand Packet Optical Services
ADVA AG Optical Networking / JUNIPER NETWORKS, HEANET AND ADVA OPTICALNETWORKING DEMONSTRATE ON-DEMAND PACKET OPTICAL SERVICES . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. DUBLIN, Ireland; MARTINSRIED/MUNICH, Germany. May 11, 2011 MarketWire

Dako protects its intellectual property rights
Dako, a Danish based world leader in tissue-based cancer diagnostics, hasfileda lawsuit in the US against Leica Microsystems regarding patentinfringement. "As a leader in tissue-based cancer diagnostics, Dako is a company that toalarge extent bases its development and success on proprietary innovations MarketWire

Rest-of-Life Communications Launches Money for Life Guide Online
Rest-of-Life Communications, a specialty provider of workplace retirement education programs, announced today the launch of Money for Life Guide Online, a free, web-based guide designed for companies of all sizes to help their workers address the daunting challenges of planning for a long and prosperous retirement. MarketWire

CAO Group Files LED Light Source Patent Infringement Lawsuit
The CAO Group, Inc. has filed a lawsuit against GE Lighting, Inc., Osram Sylvania, Lighting Science Group Corp., Nexxus Lighting, Inc., Sharp Electronics Corporation, Toshiba International Corporation, Feit Electric Company, Inc., and Lights of America, Inc. in the United States District Court for the District of Utah MarketWire

Semaphore Releases New Hardware Modules for RTU Product Line
Semaphore, a CSE Global company, has released new I/O and power supply modules for the Kingfisher Plus+ SCADA system RTU product line. MarketWire

Sutron Reports First Quarter Operating Results
Sutron Corporation (NASDAQ: STRN), a leadingprovider of hydrological, meteorological and oceanic monitoring products,systems and services, announced today its financial results for the threemonths ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Five Elms Capital Invests in Smart Warehousing
Smart Warehousing (www.smartwarehousing.com), a technology-enabled warehousing and supply chain management firm, announces an investment by Five Elms Capital (www.fiveelms.com) MarketWire

Realtors(R) Go Green With New and Improved Designation
The National Association of Realtors® is modifying its popular Green Designation program to focus on residential real estate practice. MarketWire

CNS Response Helps Support Military Families by Sponsoring Suicide Prevention Public Service Announcements
CNS Response, Inc. (OTCBB: CNSO) is helping to launch a new series of suicide prevention Public Service Announcements (PSAs) to support military personnel and their families MarketWire

100% Perfection Streak for Stock Alerts Hits 2 Full Years
For the last TWO FULL YEARS, since May 2009, there have been 150 consecutive BullTrade "Stock Alerts" sold for a gain. Winning streaks of that nature are unforgettable -- such as the 122 consecutive races won by Edwin Moses from 1977 to 1987. But while this streak is impressive, the BullTrade Stock Alert service has provided consistent results since day one MarketWire

Solar PV Installations Grew 79% in 2010
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Solar PV Inverters - Global Market Size, Price Analysis, Regulations and Competitive Analysis to 2020," to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6314155 MarketWire

Global Technologies Group, Inc. Executes Multiple Contracts
Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) Global Technologies Group, Inc. (Global) granted an exclusive sub license for all technologies which are under license, sub licensed or distributed by Global to Sadhana Equity Investments, Inc., a privately held company valued at Seven hundred seventy five thousand dollars. ($775,000) MarketWire

Zuora Launches Z-NetSuite, Uniting the Leader in Subscriptions With the Cloud Leader in ERP/Financials
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Aristocrat Names Gaming Visionary Rich Schneider Chief Product Officer
Aristocrat Technologies has named legendary gaming visionary Rich Schneider as its new Chief Product Officer. As CPO, Schneider will lead all aspects of product design, portfolio management and global marketing activities, and he will direct the overall leadership of Aristocrat's vibrant creative studios MarketWire

Discover a Unique Local Food Marketplace; Gobble Connects People With Neighborhood Chefs
Gobble, a new Silicon Valley-based startup that has created an online marketplace where busy people and families can discover authentic meals from the best chefs in their neighborhood, launched its Bay Area beta today at www.gobble.com MarketWire

Nile Pan Africa Fund Assesses Its First Year Performance, Points to Low Correlation With Other Indices
In its letter to investors, Nile Capital Management (NASDAQ: NAFAX) (NASDAQ: NAFCX) (NASDAQ: NAFIX), advisor to the Nile Pan Africa Fund, believed to currently be the only actively managed mutual fund that focuses exclusively on the continent of Africa, provided a review of the Fund's first year of performance and portfolio characteristics MarketWire

WorkForce Software Announces Record First Quarter Growth
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, announces tremendous growth in the first quarter of 2011, on the heels of industry-leading product innovations and continued R&D investments through fiscal year 2010. MarketWire

Aberdeen Publishes New Service Management, Human Capital Management, and Retail Services Research
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the publication of new research reports from its Service Management, Human Capital Management, and Retail and Banking research practices. MarketWire

eGestalt Publishes White Paper on Solution for HIPAA Compliance for Small Medical Practices and Affiliates
eGestalt Technologies (www.eGestalt MarketWire

Why Microsoft and Skype Creates at Best a "Clo-Pen" Garden for Video Chat
TokBox, the leading video platform, today welcomed Microsoft's acquisition of Skype, supporting the validation of the multi-billion dollar video communications market. However, TokBox CEO Ian Small questioned whether the deal will advance the development of a truly open system that is required to enable consumers to embrace video chat. MarketWire

AllYouBet Online Sportsbook Kicks Off iPad2 Giveaway
AllYouBet (www.allyoubet.com), the online sportsbook of the Jackpot Factory Group, is challenging its football fans with an action-packed scoreboard competition this May, culminating in a giveaway awarding an iPad2, gift certificates for official sports merchandise, and free bets at the sportsbook MarketWire

P2 Signs Strategic Agreement With Photonix, an India Based PV Module Manufacturer
P2 Solar, Inc. ("P2" or the "Company") (OTCBB: PTOS) is pleased to announce it has formed a strategic agreement with Pune, India, based Photonix Solar Private Limited, a solar PV module manufacturer. MarketWire

VirTra Systems Reports Record Quarter With a 206% Increase in Sales
Bob Ferris, VirTra Systems' (PINKSHEETS: VTSI) CEO, today announced record setting financial results for the first quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Scorpio Tankers Inc. Announces Shareholder Sale of Common Stock
Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG) ("Scorpio Tankers" or the "Company") announced that it became aware that on May 2, 2011 Giovanna Lolli-Ghetti sold all her common shares of the Company, which she had beneficially owned since prior to the Company's initial public offering in April 2010, based upon her prior ownership statement on Schedule 13G filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission MarketWire

Alex Kuo Joins Iveda Solutions as SVP of Global Alliances & GM Asia
Iveda Solutions (OTCBB: IVDA) announced today the hiring of Alex Kuo as senior vice president of global alliances and general manager Asia, reporting to the president and CEO. MarketWire

SEI's Pension Lifecycle Meter Shows 60 Percent of US Corporate Pension Plans Are Closed to New Entrants
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today released the findings of a new gauge that will provide updated statistics on the state of plan design for U.S. corporate defined benefit plans. SEI's Pension Lifecycle Meter will be used to survey finance and human resource executives from a minimum of 100 U.S. corporate defined benefit plans on the current condition of their organizations' pension plan MarketWire

Experienced Scientists Enhance Bioanalytical Capabilities at BASi UK Facility
BASi (Bioanalytical Systems Inc.) (NASDAQ: BASI), a leader in drug discovery and development services and research instrumentation, announced it has hired a new Director of Laboratory Operations at its facility in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England. In addition, a new Senior Scientist/Principal Investigator has joined the bioanalysis team. MarketWire

CBX Retained to Work With Mexico's Largest C-Store Group
CBX, the strategic branding and retail design consultancy based here, announced that its Retail Division has been retained by Cadena Comercial OXXO, North America's largest operator of convenience stores, to assist with an expansion of its foodservice offer. MarketWire

REMINDER: Aldila Will Review First Quarter 2011 Financial Results in Conference Call
Peter Mathewson, Chairman & CEO of Aldila, Inc. (OTCQX: ALDA) (PINKSHEETS: ALDA), will be hosting a conference call and webcast relating to the Company's first quarter 2011 financial results which will be announced post market close on May 11, 2011 MarketWire

Mattson Technology, Inc. Prices Underwritten Public Offering of Common Stock
Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN) today announced that it has priced its previously announced underwritten public offering of 6,800,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $1.80 per share. The offering is expected to close on or about Monday, May 16, 2011, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions MarketWire

Healthnostics Announces HNS Fund Co. Funding
Healthnostics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HNSS) announced that the initial $500,000 funding of HNS Fund Co. is nearing completion. These funds are creating a capital reservoir to engage in new enterprise startup capital, stock investments, acquisition funding, and other lucrative activities. MarketWire

Oxygen Cloud Announces Integration With EMC Atmos
EMC World -- Oxygen Cloud, a secure cloud storage service for teams, today announced integration of its Oxygen Cloud storage service with EMC® Atmos® through the EMC Velocity2 Atmos Partner Program, delivering Oxygen Cloud users with mobile access through remote file synchronization for iPad, iPhone, Mac, and PC -- all without VPN. MarketWire

Voice Carrier Wins Unified Communications Magazine's 2010 Product of the Year Award
Voice Carrier, an innovator and leader in hosted VoIP PBX business communication systems announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Voice Carrier Office as a recipient of its 2010 Unified Communications magazine Product of the Year Award. MarketWire

Sapphire Lenses From Meller Are Custom Fabricated for Space Telescopes and Satellites
Meller Optics, Inc. custom manufactures sapphire lenses for aerospace applications such as the field flattener focusing lenses used in CCD arrays on the Kepler Space Telescope. MarketWire

Colorado Goldfields Inc. Announces Exploration Plan for King Solomon Mine; Expansion Into a $20 Million Gold and Silver Play
Colorado Goldfields Inc. (OTCQB: CGFIA) (PINKSHEETS: CGFIA) announces its exploration and development plan for the King Solomon Mine. The King Solomon Mine is located on the southern flank of King Solomon Mountain, just a few hundred yards up the mountain from the first discovery of gold in the San Juan Mountains in Little Giant Basin. MarketWire

Market for Next Generation Cancer Diagnostics to Grow 47% Annually
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of BCC Research's new report "Next-Generation Cancer Diagnostics: Technologies and Global Markets," to their collection of In Vitro Diagnostics market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6314950 MarketWire

Gardein to Showcase New Delicious and Convenient Meat-Free Foods at NRA Show 2011 in Chicago
Gardein Protein International, the maker of Gardein, an award-winning line of great tasting healthy and convenient meat-free foods, will showcase its new delicious meatless foods specifically developed for the food service industry at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show 2011 May 21-24 at McCormick Place in Chicago. MarketWire

Canarc Stakes Large Gold Property Northwest of Richfield's Blackwater-Davidson Gold Discovery in Central British Columbia
Canarc Resource Corp. (TSX: CCM)(OTCBB: CRCUF)(DBFrankfurt: CAN) announces that it has staked a 13,870 hectare gold property located northeast of Canarc's recently acquired Windfall Hills properties, south of Burns Lake and northwest of Richfield Ventures' Blackwater gold discovery in central BC. MarketWire

NeighborWorks Capital Rolls Out New Loan Products to Help NeighborWorks Network Build and Rehab Green Affordable Housing
NeighborWorks® organizations around the country working to increase the energy efficiency of the more than 5,000 rental homes that they build and rehab annually, as well as their mixed-use projects, now have access to a new suite of flexible and affordable loan products from NeighborWorks® Capital. MarketWire

Tara Minerals Secures Right to Mine Iron Ore Property
Tara Minerals Corp. (OTCBB: TARM) (BERLIN: 6T3) is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement for the right to mine the 3,233 hectare Tania Iron Ore property located in Manzanillo, State of Colima, Mexico. Tara has the right to remove 6 million tonnes of salable concentrate from the property, with perpetual renewal rights, extending through the life of the property MarketWire

Weight Management Services Look Forward -- Industry Report Featuring Weight Watchers and Medifast, Inc.
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) and Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

Consumers Begin Return to Stores -- Industry Report Featuring Fossil, Inc. and Guess?, Inc.
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting Fossil, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOSL) and Guess?, Inc. (NYSE: GES). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

RoadAhead for iPhone Now Available in the App Store
Have you ever found yourself driving in unfamiliar territory, famished and running on fumes, with the kids screaming in the back seat? Introducing RoadAhead™: a free iPhone app that helps users find the best exit ahead on the highway for all of their travel needs. RoadAhead is available as a free download from the App Store at: http://itunes.apple MarketWire

Commodity Costs to Influence Staples -- Industry Report Featuring Dean Foods and Tyson Foods, Inc.
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF) and Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

IEC to Present at 7th Annual Noble Financial Capital Markets Equity Conference
IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE Amex: IEC) today announced that W. Barry Gilbert, Chairman of the Board and CEO will present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Seventh Annual Equity Conference at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida on Monday, May 16, 2011. Mr MarketWire

Meeting of New Tides in Entertainment -- Industry Report Featuring Walt Disney and CKX Inc.
Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) and CKX Inc. (NASDAQ: CKXE). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

Ventana New Media Awarded Social Media Campaign of the Year
Ventana New Media, an innovator in content-driven search engine optimization (SEO), today announced that the company has been awarded the Social Media Campaign of the Year by Network Products Guide for the company's patent-pending New Media Engine™ (NME) MarketWire

NavStar Technologies to Give EOBR Presentation to American Bus Association
NavStar Technologies, Inc MarketWire

Telephone Systems Replacement Project Reaches Milestones
Avaya, a global leader in enterprise communications systems, software and services, today announced the deployment of the 1,100th site in the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Telephone Systems Replacement Project (TSRP) MarketWire

Ronald D. Ormand, Executive Vice President & CFO of Magnum Hunter Resources, to Present Today at the Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc. Growth Stock Conference
Mr. Ronald D. Ormand, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company"), will present today, May 11th at 11:15 AM CENTRAL TIME to the Robert W. Baird & Company, Inc.'s Growth Stock Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. MarketWire

What Odor?(TM) Multi-Purpose Odor Eliminating Product Helps Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities Eliminate Unwanted Odor
For The Earth Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FTEC), an eco-friendly and green consumer products solutions provider, now offers What Odor?™ Multi-purpose odor eliminator to help nursing home and assisted living facilities completely eliminate odors in their facilities, keeping the facilities more attractive and comfortable to families and potential residents. MarketWire

Alpine Data Labs Raises $7.5 Million in Series A Funding Round
Alpine Data Labs, developer of the first solution for Big Data Predictive Insight, today announced that it has received $7.5 million in Series A funding. Emerging from 15 months of product development, the company also announced its 10th production customer and its entry into the US market. Investors include Sierra Ventures, a private venture capital firm managing nine partnerships with over $1 MarketWire

CH2M HILL Signs Purchase Agreement for Booz Allen Hamilton's State & Local Government Transportation Consulting Business
CH2M HILL (www.ch2mhill.com), a global full-service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, announced today that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Booz Allen Hamilton's State & Local Government Transportation Consulting (S&L Transportation) business. MarketWire

BIOLASE Receives ASTRUM Award at MDB Capital's Bright Lights Conference 2011
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that it received the ASTRUM Award, presented by MDB Capital Group to Federico Pignatelli, Chairman and CEO, and Dmitri Boutoussov, Vice President of Engineering and Development, at the 2nd annual Bright Lights Conference at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City MarketWire

Company Nurse Expands in Texas
In striving to help Texas employers control workers' compensation costs, Company Nurse, the premier nurse hotline for workplace injuries, has expanded its presence in Texas, adding account management staff to serve the Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and surrounding areas. MarketWire

Telvent DTN Awarded for Its Agriculture Journalistic Work by Media Industry
Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT), the leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that DTN/The Progressive Farmer, a Telvent brand, recently received a Jesse H. Neal National Business Award and 18 North American Agricultural Journalists (NAAJ) association awards MarketWire

KDDI America Announces New Mobile Security Service for Smartphone
KDDI America, Inc., the U.S. division of KDDI CORPORATION, a Global Fortune 500 company and worldwide leader in international telecommunications services, announces today that it has released a robust mobile security application for Smartphone. The product is a comprehensive solution that will include Smartphone security, management and centralized control by the simple web application MarketWire

Continuum Invites Southern California Design and Innovation Community to Its LA Studio Free Thought-Leadership Roundtable on May 18
Continuum, a global innovation and design consultancy, today announced that its Los Angeles Studio is hosting a free roundtable event for the Southern California design and innovation community on May 18 from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. The roundtable discussion features a panel of thought-leaders who will explore the topic of the New American Dream from a variety of perspectives. MarketWire

Die Cut Foam Parts From Interstate Specialty Products Match Application Requirements
Interstate Specialty Products, Inc. is introducing custom die cut foam parts precision made from open- and closed-cell and sponge foams for a wide range of applications in virtually all industries. MarketWire

Stafford Balancing Collar Solves Shaft Vibration Problems
Stafford Manufacturing Corp. is introducing a new shaft balancing collar that provides a fast and simple way to resolve out-of-balance conditions causing vibration in drive systems without having to tear down the system which can create considerable downtime. MarketWire

Wood Partners Opens Alta at Regency Crest, Luxury Active Adult Community in Ellicott City, MD
Alta at Regency Crest, an active-adult luxury apartment community that opened last month, already is attracting droves of seniors who want to maintain a lifestyle of gracious living amid a wide range of first-class amenities in a housing market with plenty of pent-up demand. MarketWire

Freight One Scandinavia Selects Epicor(R) to Support Business Growth
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Extreme Biodiesel Selected to Be the Equipment Manufacturer for Mobile Self-Contained Biodiesel Processors at the Advanced Defense and Security Technology Summit
BookMerge Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: BRKM), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Extreme Biodiesel, has been selected by EGRO to be the equipment manufacturer for mobile self-contained biodiesel processors at the Advanced Defense and Security Technology Summit and Afghanistan Reconstruction Summit in May, 5-6, 2011 in Ras al Khaimah, U.A.E. MarketWire

ATCO Announces Australia Arrangement
ATCO has confirmed that AET&D Holdings No 1 Ltd and ATCO have entered into exclusive negotiations in relation to a non-binding offer from ATCO and its partners to purchase certain assets of WestNet Infrastructure Group in Australia. MarketWire

Passport(R) Secure High-Speed Help Desk Now Enabled on Cybera ONE Platform
Customers can now receive the latest features and performance enhancements in a matter of minutes, according to Andrew Robinson, director of point of sale marketing at Gilbarco Veeder-Root MarketWire

Man Shing Agricultural Holdings Announces 35% Net Income Improvement for 2011 Fiscal Third Quarter
Man Shing Agricultural Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: MSAH) ("Man Shing" the "Company," "we," "us," or "our"), located in theShandong Province and one of the largest Chinese exporters of high quality,fresh ginger to Japan, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands, todayannounced the financial results for the three and nine month periods endingMarch 31, 2011. MarketWire

Airspan Announces Air4G 1.8 GHz Base Station for Smart Grid Applications in Canada
UTC Telecom 2011 -- Airspan Networks Inc., a leading provider of broadband wireless access networks, announced today the introduction of Air4G, for the 1.8 GHz frequency band. Air4G supports both 4G WiMAX and 4G LTE radio interfaces in an extremely compact, all-in-one base station, allowing utilities to minimize operational expenses while maximizing capacity and range. MarketWire

Global Earth Energy and LB Tim Sign Extension for Sale of $100MM Preferred Share Offering
Global Earth Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: GLER) announced today it has signed a contract extension with LB Tim Co., Ltd of South Korea for the sale of $100,000,000.00 of preferred class A GLER shares, at the request of LB Tim. The investment will generate the acquisition of $240,000,000 MarketWire

NFL Star Punter Steve Weatherford Joins 2XU Compression
Leading high performance compression apparel brand 2XU continues to expand its impressive portfolio of elite athletes with NFL football player Steve Weatherford joining its team of brand Ambassadors MarketWire

"Alpha" Personalities Dominate in Business -- But Should They?
"Alpha" personalities rule in business. But these men and women who dominate and domineer colleagues and subordinates, and insist on always getting their way, often ignore their blind spots and may actually cause more damage than they're worth MarketWire

35,000 Metre Drill Program on Wasamac in 2011 Continues to Yield Positive Results
Richmont Mines Inc. ((TSX: RIC)(NYSE Amex: RIC), ("Richmont" or the "Company") is pleased to announce preliminary results from the Company's extensive 35,000 metre drilling program on its Wasamac property. MarketWire

Kid Brands, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
Kid Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KID) todayreported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 ("Q12011"). MarketWire

Green Hills Software Announces Support for Multicore Processors in INTEGRITY-178B High-Assurance Multi-Level-Secure Real-Time Operating System
Green Hills Software, the proven worldwide leader in FAA/EASA- and NSA-certified high-assurance operating systems, today announced that its newest version of the INTEGRITY-178B real-time operating system (RTOS) supports multicore processors with initial availability on Freescale Semiconductor's family of QorIQ™ processors MarketWire

Qontext Announces Social-Collaboration SuiteApp for NetSuite's SuiteCloud Computing Platform
Qontext Inc., a leading business social collaboration platform and Gartner's 2011 "Cool Vendor" pick, today announced a new social-collaboration NetSuite (NYSE: N) application for the SuiteCloud Computing Platform. Qontext facilitates social sharing, contextual conversations, and collaboration across business applications MarketWire

Tensilica CTO and Founder Chris Rowen Joins Panel Discussion for EE Times System on a Chip Virtual Conference
Chris Rowen, CTO and founder of Tensilica, will join a panel discussion on "Applying High-Level Synthesis (HLS) in an SoC Flow" as part of the upcoming EE Times System on a Chip Virtual Conference. Moderated by Clive "Max" Maxfield, the panelists will discuss the emerging HLS technologies, the problems they can solve and how to integrate them into an IP-based system. MarketWire

The Music of Maker Faire: A Faire Full of Music Makers, Handmade Instruments and Unique Performances
Featuring stages powered by solar power and pedal energy, with musicians using homemade instruments both simple and complex, and with performances that range from viral hits to small town wonders, the music at Maker Faire is as unusual as the festival itself. MarketWire

Oracle Communications Rapid Offer Design and Order Delivery Solution Is First to Achieve New TM Forum Frameworx Solution Certification
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Communications Service Providers Want Industry Standards Adopted for BSS/OSS Business Processes and IT Architecture
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

InterSense IS-900 Technology Selected by Binghamton Simulator to Support Groundbreaking NCM3 Virtual Trainer
ITEC 2011 - InterSense Incorporated, a market leader in precision motion technology, today announced it is working with Binghamton Simulator Company and SAIC to supply advanced inertial tracking technology for the U.S. Army's Non-Rated Crew Member Manned Module (NCM3) system MarketWire

Future US Announces the Most Valuable Video Game Awards, Set to Debut at E3
Future US, a leading publisher of video gaming digital media properties and magazines, has announced a new series of awards for the video game industry that will debut at the 2011 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) held in Los Angeles from June 7-9 MarketWire

Cadence to Unveil OrCAD Capture Marketplace With Industry-First Online Apps; Puts a PCB Design 'Universe' at Engineers' Fingertips
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today unveiled OrCAD Capture Marketplace, a unique Web-enabled environment that brings a complete PCB ecosystem -- including an industry-first online store for applications -- to engineers' fingertips MarketWire

Decision Making 'In the Dark' a Major Worry for Large Companies
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Wildfire Interactive Named Top 50 Startup Worldwide at TiECon 2011
Wildfire Interactive, the social media marketing and interactive promotions company, today announced that it has been chosen as a winner of the TiE50 Award. The TiE50 Award is given to the top 50 startups in the World MarketWire

Churchill Club Presents the 13th Annual Top Ten Tech Trends
What The Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum, today announced it will host the 13th Annual Top Ten Tech Trends evening event. The event, sponsored by Deloitte and SRI International, will deliberate what new trends will emerge in the next several years MarketWire

ValueVision Q1 Net Sales Rose 15% to $143.5 Million and Adjusted EBITDA Rose to $3.1 Million
ValueVision Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVTV) MarketWire

Enterprises Are Blind to Up to 36% of Their Network Traffic, According to Largest Global Study of Its Kind
New research published by Palo Alto Networks™, the network security company, illuminates the fact that roughly 36% of enterprise network traffic is comprised of hundreds of applications that can evade the controls of conventional security solutions by either using SSL or port-hopping capabilities MarketWire

eDiets.com(R) Extends Subscription Period for Rights Offering to Stockholders
eDiets.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: DIET), announced today that it has extended the subscription period for its pending rights offering to May 13, 2011. MarketWire

Back by Popular Demand, McDonald's(R) Reintroduces the Asian Salad
Beginning this month through early September, McDonald's customers across the country can enjoy a returning favorite -- the Asian Salad. Joining McDonald's existing line of Premium Salads, the refreshing summertime meal choice offers customers a unique flavor experience delivering some essential vitamins and minerals -- all for less than 400 calories when served with grilled chicken. MarketWire

MedSave USA and MedeFile Join Forces to Market Web-Based Personal Health Record Solutions to Insurance Carriers
MedeFile International, Inc. (OTCQB: MDFI), a leader in Internet-enabled Personal Health Record (iPHR) management solutions, and MedSave USA, Inc MarketWire

Ontario Food Cluster Declares Increased Hunger for International Business at SIAL Canada 2011
Choosing SIAL Canada 2011, an international tradeshow with 200,000 visitors from more than 200 countries, for its launch, the newly formed Ontario Food Cluster is declaring an increased hunger to attract more agri-food firms outside Canada to join or expand an existing 2,500 food and beverage companies in the province MarketWire

Network Equipment Technologies Supports Black & Veatch's Goal to Modernize Communications
Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK) today announced that Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, is deploying NET's VX Series as the organization's strategic VoIP solution to advance the goals of its "Reinvent IT" initiative MarketWire

Midwest Family Mutual Relies on Tealeaf to Provide Agents With Superior Online Customer Experience
Tealeaf®, the leader in online customer experience management (CEM) software, today announced that Midwest Family Mutual Insurance (www.midwestfamily MarketWire

Tech Council of Maryland Announces Winners of 2011 TCM Tech Awards
The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland's largest technology and biotechnology association with nearly 500 members employing more than 250,000 in the region, last night announced the winners of its 2011 TCM Tech Awards. The annual celebration drew more than 850 technology and business leaders from around the state, including Gov. Martin O'Malley. MarketWire

Bills.com Removes Mystery From Debt Solutions; Returns Control to Consumers With New Debt Coach Tool
The lingering effects of the recession and unemployment have left many Americans still struggling with unsecured debt. Estimates place the average credit card debt per household with a credit card at more than $14,000 MarketWire

Life Science Tools Market to Increase 13.6% Annually Through 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of BCC Research's new report "Life Science Tools and Reagents: Global Markets," to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6314971 MarketWire

Early Clinical Experience With EDWARDS INTUITY Valve System Demonstrates Promise of New Technology
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, announced that interim data from a multi-center European prospective study of the investigational EDWARDS INTUITY Valve System showed promising results for patients undergoing surgical aortic valve replacement (AVR) MarketWire

Tsakos Energy Navigation Reports Earnings of $0.20 per Share for the First Quarter of 2011
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (NYSE: TNP) MarketWire

MomentumHunter.com Morning Alerts: Raptor Technology, Barrista Coffee, FBC Holdings, Oxigene, Lithium Exploration, Uniontown Energy, Jammin Java, Sirius
MomentumHunter.com is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. MomentumHunter.com Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

EchoStar Announces Debt Offering
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, EH Holding Corporation, plans to offer $1 billion aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes and $800 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes MarketWire

Spotify Is the Least Loved on Social Media
In the battle of the online music market, Spotify is lagging as social media users rank the company as their least loved Music Streaming Service. MarketWire

StrikeForce Burnishes Reputation as Bank Network Security Expert
StrikeForce Technologies (OTCQB: SFOR), an innovator in the prevention of online Identity Theft and Data Breaches for enterprise, government and consumers utilizing its patented and pending protection products, today notes that the company's expertise in the banking network security space has been highlighted in a recent industry publication. MarketWire

Altairnano Taps European Market With LUT Energy Contract
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (Altairnano) (NASDAQ: ALTI), today announced its nano lithium-ion titanate battery system would be used to advance research initiatives at LUT Energy of Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), the largest energy research and university-level education organization in Finland MarketWire

Ceradyne, Inc. to Present at Needham & Company's 2nd Annual Cleantech Conference
Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDN) Chief Executive Officer Joel P. Moskowitz is scheduled to speak at Needham & Company's 2nd Annual Cleantech Conference to be held in New York on May 17, 2011. MarketWire

Kelly Services(R) Reports 1st Quarter 2011 Results
Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB), a leader in providing workforce solutions, today announced results for the first quarter. MarketWire

Sunergy Closes $687,750 in Combined Equity and Debt Financing to Provide Funds for Mining Operations in Sierra Leone and Ghana, West Africa: Warrants Offer Additional $2,637,796++
Sunergy, Inc (the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: SNEY) is pleased to announce that Since January 1, 2011 the Company has received proceeds of $687,750 from financing activities through a combination of private placement equity and short term debt. MarketWire

Report: OncoVista Positioning Itself for the Next Level
An article in this week's BioTuesdays profiled a quiet biotech firm that may begin to make some noise via key acquisitions. Their focus is deep in the middle of the most powerful trend in cancer treatment right now MarketWire

American Petro-Hunter Announces the Addition of Two New Wells on Pump
American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") is very pleased to announce today that the Company has brought both of its newest wells on pump at two separate North Oklahoma Project locations. MarketWire

BayHill Capital Corporation Announces the Completion of the Private Placement of 900,000 Shares of Its Common Stock
BayHill Capital Corporation ("BayHill") (OTCBB: BYHL) today announced the sale of 900,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $0.30 per share in a private placement not involving any public offering MarketWire

Celsius Holdings Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
Celsius Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CELH), the creator and marketer of Celsius®, Your Ultimate Fitness Partner™, today reported their results of operations for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

U.S. Army Evaluating Cubic's Mobile Small Arms Trainer
Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) is introducing a new system for the U.S. Army -- a mobile version of its virtual small arms trainer that can be deployed to installations in the U.S. via tractor-trailer, or shipped by sea to any overseas location. MarketWire

Explorys Raises $11.5 Million to Expand Their Healthcare Provider Network to Improve Quality and the Delivery of Care
Explorys, Inc. announced today that it has raised $11.5 million in Series C financing led by Austin Ventures and Foundation Medical Partners, with follow-on investments from Santé Ventures and Cleveland Clinic. MarketWire

Given Imaging Announces Positive Results From European Multicenter Study of Second-Generation PillCam(R) COLON
Given Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIVN), a world leader in GI medical devices and pioneer of capsule endoscopy, announced today that data from the largest European multicenter study of PillCam® COLON 2 conducted to date confirm that the second-generation PillCam COLON capsule has higher sensitivity for colorectal polyp detection than the first generation technology MarketWire

Honda's North American Production Remains Hampered by Supply Shortages, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Honda Motor Company (NYSE:HMC) (Tokyo, Japan) continues to struggle to obtain parts for its vehicles in North America as a result of the devastation caused by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan in March MarketWire

Dean Foods Sees Costs Weigh Down Revenues in First-Quarter 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Food and beverage leader Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) (Dallas, Texas) reported reduced earnings in first-quarter 2011 when compared with the same period last year, as slightly higher sales were outpaced by higher operating costs and expenses. Net income for the quarter was reported to be $25.26 million, a 41 MarketWire

Inergy's Midstream Assets Perform Well, Prepare for Expansion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Natural gas storage and transportation company Inergy LP (NYSE:NRGY) (Kansas City, Missouri) reported adjusted EBITDA of $163 million for the second quarter of the company's 2011 financial year, representing an increase of 5% from the second quarter of 2010. MarketWire

RETRANSMISSION: Tullett Prebon Voted Top Broker in Cash Bonds in the 2011 Credit Interdealer Broker Rankings
Tullett Prebon, one of the world's leading interdealer brokers (IDB), has been voted the number one broker in both Investment Grade and High Yield bonds in Credit Magazine's 2011 European Interdealer Broker rankings. MarketWire

ELECTRIC POWER 2011: Japan Nuclear Crisis, Low Natural Gas Prices Drive Generation Decisions, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Federal "cap & trade" legislation may be dead, and carbon taxes may be on life support, but that does not make coal-fired generation more attractive, according to panelists at the executive roundtable at the 13th Annual ELECTRIC POWER 2011 Conference & Exhibition in Chicago on May 10 MarketWire

New England Invests $1.6 Billion to Launch 70 Capital Project Starts in Second-Quarter 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert
Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In terms of industrial capital and maintenance (MRO) investment, the New England region is holding its own. The area is anticipating the launch of 70 projects with a cumulative total investment value (TIV) of $1 MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Company Announces Contract for the Emerald Driller
Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage") (NYSE Amex: VTG.U) (NYSE Amex: VTG) (NYSE Amex: VTG.WS) announced today that it has received a letter of award for an eighteen month drilling program in Thailand for the Emerald Driller. The contract will commence in continuity with the completion of the Emerald Driller's current contract MarketWire

Davinci Virtual Office Solutions Celebrates 5 Years of Innovation and Growth
Davinci Virtual, a leading provider of global virtual office solutions, proudly celebrated 5 years of successful business operations this month. The company embraced the milestone with a fun bowling tournament for the entire staff. MarketWire

Grant Marketing Announces New Web Site for Machine Inc.
Grant Marketing, a Boston based B2B brand development and integrated marketing communication firm announces the redesign of the new Machine Inc. website, www.machineinc.com. The new website allows customers to easily access news and information, request quotes, and upload product design plans, among other features. Since 1981, Machine Inc MarketWire

New TransUnion Vehicle History Score Powered by CARFAX(R) Helps Insurers Predict Future Loss Ratio
TransUnion has developed an innovative risk assessment score designed to help insurance carriers predict the potential for future losses on vehicles. The TransUnion Vehicle History Score was developed in partnership with CARFAX and uses vehicle-specific information to help carriers improve their policy risk assessment processes. MarketWire

Northern Health and Social Care Trust Selects Wave to Protect Personal Health Information on Laptops
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) (www.wave.com) announced today that Northern Health and Social Care Trust of Northern Ireland has deployed self-encrypting drives (SEDs) managed by Wave's EMBASSY® software to protect sensitive and confidential personal health information (PHI) stored on 600 laptops today (rising to 700 laptops within the next nine months) MarketWire

AIB - Announces Intention to Launch an Offer to Purchase for Cash and a Solicitation of Consents in Relation to Its Outstanding Tier 1 and Tier 2 Securities
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE: AIB) MarketWire

Democrasoft Announces Fiscal 2010 and Q1 2011 Operating Results, Patent Sales & Progress of Collaborize Classroom Deployment
Democrasoft, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DEMO) today announced its operating results for fiscal 2010 and the first quarter of 2011. For the year ended December 31, 2010, the Company reported a net loss of $3,427,051 on revenues of $9,675 as it continued its transition from intellectual property licensing to purpose-driven social networking MarketWire

Smokefree RE/AL Cartons Shipped and Awaiting Customs Clearance
Smokefree Innotec, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SFIO), an established international distributor of e-cigarettes (http://www.sfio.us or http://www.realsmokefree.com), announced today that shipment of the Company's RE/AL e-cig has arrived and is clearing customs in time for next week's product launch MarketWire

OCI Reports Strongest Quarter on Record
Results as at 31 March 2011 Cairo, Egypt / May 11, 2011, 10:15 AMOCI Reports Strongest Quarter on Record on the Back of RobustPerformance from European Operations and Continues Double-Digit GrowthSummary of Consolidated Results for Q1 2011:. Consolidated revenues grew 28.0% to USUSD 1,261.6 million (EGP 7,383.3 million) versus USUSD 985.4 million (EGP 5,400 MarketWire

Mobility Veteran to Lead Wavelink Sales in Central Europe
Wavelink Corporation (www.wavelink.com) today announced the appointment of Patrick Molemans as its sales manager for Central Europe MarketWire

Zinco Announces Signing of Drill Contract With Major Drilling for Continuation of Exploration Work on Its San Juan and Jesus Maria Prospects in the Cuale District, Jalisco VMS Project, Mexico
ZINCO MINING CORPORATION (TSXV - ZIM) 205 - 16055 Fraser Highway Surrey, B.C MarketWire

Juniper Research Points to Counter Terrorism as Key Growth Opportunity for Mobile Augmented Reality
A new report from Juniper Research has found that the market for mobile enterprise applications featuring augmented reality (AR) elements is expected to exceed $300 million by 2015 with wide-ranging deployments across areas as diverse as corporate utility, surgery and counter-terrorism. MarketWire

Medistem Initiates Collaboration With Bakoulev Center for Developing Next Generation Cardiac Stem Cell Therapeutics
Medistem Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MEDS) announced today a collaboration with the Bakoulev Center of Cardiovascular Surgery of Russian Academy of Sciences. The collaboration will focus on clinical development of Medistem's Universal Donor Endometrial Regenerative Cell (ERC) stem cell for treatment of patients with heart failure. MarketWire

Intertainment Media Inc. Announces Trading on Global Stock Exchanges INT Now to Trade on the OTCQX Market in the USA and Xetra in Germany
Intertainment Media Inc. ("Intertainment" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: INT)(OTCQX: ITMTF)(FRANKFURT: I4T), the parent company for Ortsbo, Magnum, KNCTR and Ad Taffy is pleased to announce that the Company's common shares have been approved to trade on the premier tier of the OTC market in the United States, the OTCQX, with the ticker symbol "ITMTF" MarketWire

The Mojiva Mobile Audience Guide Uncovers Mobile User Activity in Europe
Mojiva (www.mojiva.com), the mobile ad network that specializes in making cross-platform mobile strategies come to life at scale, released its first EMEA Mojiva MAG (Mobile Audience Guide). The EMEA Mojiva MAG highlights reach and user engagement in its network in five key EMEA areas: United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain MarketWire

Agrium Completes Sale of AWB Commodity Management Business to Cargill
ALL AMOUNTS ARE STATED IN US$ UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED MarketWire

AngloGold Ashanti Posts $203m Earnings; Cuts Net Debt 15%
AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU)posted adjusted headline earnings* of $203m in the first quarter andboosted cash flow from its operations after eliminating its hedge book lastyear to reap the full benefit of record gold prices. MarketWire

Singapore, Stockholm and Seoul top-ranked in Ericsson's Networked Society City Index
· Ericsson and Arthur D MarketWire

AMD Fusion APU Receives "Best in Show" Award at Embedded Systems Conference
AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced the AMD Embedded G-Series APU was named "Best in Show" for hardware at the Embedded Systems Conference by the industry analyst firm VDC Research, which has been presenting the Embeddy Awards at ESC for seven years running. The primary criteria for the hardware category are an enabling product that offers new innovation and new or significantly better functionality. MarketWire

AMD and Acceleware Collaborate to Offer OpenCL(TM) Education
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a collaboration with Acceleware whereby the companies will deliver professional training programs to help developers learn how to create applications that comply with OpenCL™ standards MarketWire

SmrtGuard Partners With Leading Mobile Security Expert for Privacy Protection
SmrtGuard, a leading mobile security and mobile device management company for consumers and businesses, today announced a collaboration with renowned information and OS security expert Dr. Xuxian Jiang to bring SmrtGuard users a better, safer mobile computing experience. Dr MarketWire

Summer Infant, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2011 Results
Summer Infant, Inc. ("Summer Infant" or the"Company") (NASDAQ: SUMR) today announced financial results for the firstquarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

"The X Factor" MyStudio Video Auditions Extended Thru May 15
Studio One Media, Inc. (OTCBB: SOMD) today announced that "THE X FACTOR," the highly anticipated singing competition series debuting this fall on FOX, is extending auditions at all at MyStudio® audition booths through Sunday, May 15th MarketWire

Notification of major interest in shares
MarketWire

Portable End Prep Tool From ESCO Features Air-Powered Clamp to Reduce Operator Fatigue
ESCO Tool has introduced an air-powered clamp for their MILLHOG® Mongoose end prep tool that speeds attachment to the tube I.D. and releases the clamp ribs instantly after milling to set up faster and help reduce operator fatigue MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory -- The Book of Mormon Rules Tony Nominations
Tony Award nominations were announced last week, and leading the pack in number of nominations is The Book of Mormon. The musical comedy garnered 14 nominations for the prestigious award, including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and four acting awards (one each for Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells, Rory O'Malley and Nikki M. James). MarketWire

Invitation to the Q1 2011 Conference Call & Presentation of Financial Data
Bergen, Norway, May 11, 2011. Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ) announces the details for the Q1 2011 analysts and investors events on May 19, 2011: GlobeNewswire

Richard Homburg and Homburg Canada Incorporated announce proposal to eliminate the control block in Homburg Invest Inc., internalize management and optimize balance sheet
May 11, 2011, Montreal, Quebec, Canada - Richard Homburg and Homburg Canada Incorporated ("HCI") announced today that they have submitted a non-binding proposal to the Board of Directors of Homburg Invest Inc GlobeNewswire

Message of sorrow
Ruric has today received a message that Nils Nilsson, board member and one of the founders of the Company suddenly has deceased in his home. Over the years Nils has put in considerable time and efforts for Ruric. GlobeNewswire

Adoption of financial statements of Ordina N.V.: Ordina appoints Mr Aloys Kregting to Supervisory Board
  GlobeNewswire

ProLogis European Properties responds to increased offer from ProLogis
  GlobeNewswire

ACI welcomes US Treasury "proposed determination" to exempt FX from CCP
  GlobeNewswire

SADG - Tier 1 perpetual bond issue and redemption of tier 1 capital from the Norwegian State Finance Fund
Sandnes Sparebank announced 9 May 2011 that the bank considered an issue of a callable tier 1 perpetual bond with floating coupon rate. The bond issue was well received by the market and was fully subscribed. GlobeNewswire

Ad hoc-Pressemitteilung: Eingang von Traktandierungsanträgen
Private Equity Holding AG /Ad hoc-Pressemitteilung: Eingang von Traktandierungsanträgen . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

AGM results and update on the proposed Delisting from the Oslo Axess market of the Oslo Børs
AGM results GlobeNewswire

ZINCO ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF DRILL CONTRACT WITH MAJOR DRILLING FOR CONTINUATION OF EXPLORATION WORK ON ITS SAN JUAN AND JESUS MARIA PROSPECTS IN THE CUALE DISTRICT, JALISCO VMS PROJECT, MEXICO
ZINCO MINING CORPORATION (TSXV - ZIM)205 - 16055 Fraser HighwaySurrey, B.C. V4N 0G2 GlobeNewswire

All agenda items approved at Van Lanschot's Annual General Meeting; Simplification of Van Lanschot's share structure
Van Lanschot's Annual General Meeting of ShareholdersThe Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Van Lanschot NV on 11 May 2011 voted in favour of all proposals. GlobeNewswire

THIN - Disclosure of large shareholdings
Thin Film Electronics ASA ("Thinfilm") issues this notice on behalf of Simpson Financial Limited ("SFL") and ASAH AS. GlobeNewswire

Talvivaara Share Subscriptions Based on Conversion of the Convertible Bonds and Stock Options 2007A
Stock Exchange Release GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom contributes to the improvement of children's conditions in India through the Eva Ahlström Foundation
Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE 11.5.2011 at 14.00 GlobeNewswire

Minutes from the ordinary general meeting
11 May 2011, Lysaker, Norway. Please find enclosed the minutes from Pronova BioPharma ASA's ordinary general meeting held on Tuesday 10 May 2011. 188 840 239 shares ware represented, equalling 62,77 per cent of the total share capital. GlobeNewswire

SeaBird - Annual General Meeting
11 May, 2011. Nicosia, Cyprus: GlobeNewswire

Dako protects its intellectual property rights
Dako, a Danish based world leader in tissue-based cancer diagnostics, has filed a lawsuit in the US against Leica Microsystems regarding patent infringement. GlobeNewswire

PLUS-SX kicks off second annual Retail Investor Roadshow in May
Opportunity for investors to scrutinise PLUS companies at first-hand GlobeNewswire

AIB - ANNOUNCES INTENTION TO LAUNCH AN OFFER TO PURCHASE FOR CASH AND A SOLICITATION OF CONSENTS IN RELATION TO ITS OUTSTANDING TIER 1 AND TIER 2 SECURITIES
Dublin, Ireland, Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") [NYSE:AIB]  GlobeNewswire

Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of Cermaq ASA was held on the 11th of May 2011. GlobeNewswire

Tieto's Corporate Responsibility Report 2010 has been published
Tieto Corporation   PRESS RELEASE   11 May 2011 at 12.00 am EET GlobeNewswire

RoodMicrotec grows faster than global semiconductor market
General state of affairsIn the first four months of 2011, RoodMicrotec's turnover rose by over 15% compared to the same period last year, exceeding the growth of the global semiconductor market of approx. 9% in the first four months of 2011 compared to the same period last year. GlobeNewswire

Stépan Breedveld to succeed Ronald Kasteel as CEO Ordina N.V.
  Nieuwegein, the Netherlands, 11 May 2011   GlobeNewswire

Ordina N.V. first quarter 2011: EBITDA increases with 14%
  GlobeNewswire

THIN - Mandatory notice of trades
Thin Film Electronics ASA ("Thinfilm") issues this notice on behalf of certain primary insiders in Thinfilm. GlobeNewswire

THIN - Mandatory notice of trade
Thin Film Electronics ASA ("Thinfilm") issues this notice on behalf of Thinfilm's chairman of the board, Morten Opstad, who is a primary insider. GlobeNewswire

THIN - Shares as board remuneration
GlobeNewswire

Novartis drug Votubia® approved as first medication in Switzerland for SEGA, a benign brain tumor associated with tuberous sclerosis
Novartis International AG /Novartis drug Votubia® approved as first medication in Switzerland for SEGA, a benign brain tumor associated with tuberous sclerosis . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

1Q 2011: Good result development
Group result of NOK 514 million for 1Q Administration results improved by NOK 52 million in Nordic life and pensions Good financial position: solvency margin of 161 per cent for life and pensions The Board of Director's Interim report for 1Q 2011, 1Q 2011 result presentation and Supplementary Information are attached on http://www.newsweb.no GlobeNewswire

Singapore, Stockholm and Seoul top-ranked in Ericsson's Networked Society City Index
·       Ericsson and Arthur D. Little present the Networked Society City Index, ranking 25 cities according to ICT maturity and development GlobeNewswire

TGS Repurchase of Shares
ASKER, NORWAY (10 May 2011) TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA ("TGS") has today purchased 68,000 own shares at an average price of NOK 144.90 per share. GlobeNewswire

Presentation of first quarter results 2011
  GlobeNewswire

R. STAHL publishes report for the first quarter
R. STAHL AG /R. STAHL publishes report for the first quarter. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Earnings of NOK 10 million in Q1 - and significantly more to come in Q2
* Operations improved by NOK 25 million from Q1 2010                   * Successful share issue in a secondary private equity fund with NOK 500 million* 28 per cent of client equity invested through Portfolio account* Proposed dividend of NOK 0 GlobeNewswire

Q1 2011: Significant increase in production volumes
DNOs production in the first quarter of 2011 was 39,945 bopd, up from 12,442 in the same quarter last year. Commencement of crude oil export from Kurdistan in February 2011 was a milestone for DNO. GlobeNewswire

Axelar secures funding for the coming Phase II program in lung cancer
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, May 11, 2011. Axelar AB, a Karolinska Development portfolio company, today announced that it has secured SEK 123 (EUR 13.7m) which will allow Axelar to complete its Phase II program in patients suffering from non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Data from the ongoing Phase I/II trial will be presented later this year. GlobeNewswire

Ex-dividend NOK 5.50 today
Oslo (2011-05-11): The shares in Yara International ASA will be traded ex dividend NOK 5.50 as from today, 11 May 2011. GlobeNewswire

aap Reports EUR 6.5 Million in Sales (+13%) and an increased EBITDA of EUR 0.8 Million (Q1 2010: EUR 0.2 Million)
aap Implantate AG /aap Reports EUR 6.5 Million in Sales (+13%) and an increased EBITDA of EUR 0.8 Million (Q1 2010: EUR 0.2 Million) . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

First quarter 2011: Increase in assets under management continues
Van Lanschot's financial performance for the first quarter of 2011 confirms the trend seen at the end of 2010. In terms of revenues, a further shift was seen from transaction commission to management fees. The underlying interest margin stabilised, while operating expenses were slightly down on the last quarter of 2010 GlobeNewswire

Annual General Meeting of BioGaia
The Annual General Meeting of BioGaia AB on 10 May 2011 voted to approve the following resolutions: GlobeNewswire

Yara AGM approves dividend and buy-back program
Oslo (2011-05-11): Yara International ASA's Annual General Meeting yesterday approved a dividend of NOK 5.50 per share, cancelled repurchased shares and renewed the authorization of the Board of Directors to acquire own shares.The dividend of NOK 5.50 per share will be paid on 23 May 2011 to shareholders as of 10 May 2011 GlobeNewswire

JUNIPER NETWORKS, HEANET AND ADVA OPTICAL NETWORKING DEMONSTRATE ON-DEMAND PACKET OPTICAL SERVICES
ADVA AG Optical Networking /JUNIPER NETWORKS, HEANET AND ADVA OPTICAL NETWORKING DEMONSTRATE ON-DEMAND PACKET OPTICAL SERVICES . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Veidekke to build biogas plant in Nes municipality
Cambi AS has awarded Veidekke Entreprenør AS the contract to build the EGE biogas plant, which is a biogas plant for Oslo municipality, Energigjenvinningsetaten (EGE) [Energy Recycling Department]. Veidekke's contract has a value of NOK 113 million excluding VAT. GlobeNewswire

Lindab's Annual General Meeting 2011
Lindab International AB (publ) held its Annual General Meeting on 11 May 2011, at Lindab Arena, in the municipality of Ängelholm, Sweden.Approximately 270 shareholders were present. GlobeNewswire

Lindab strengthens distribution within Ventilation business area with Belgian acquisition
Lindab has entered an agreement to acquire the Belgian ventilation distributor, Airflux, with three sales premises in Belgium, comprising one distribution centre and two unmanned branches. The company has sales of just over SEK 20 m. GlobeNewswire

PGS 2011 Annual General Meeting Completed
  May 11, 2011: Oslo, Norway, Petroleum Geo-Services ASA ('PGS' or the 'Company') held its Annual General Meeting today at the Company's premises at Lysaker. The Annual General Meeting resolved to approve all matters as proposed in the Calling Notice. GlobeNewswire

FRO - Invitation to Q1 2011 Results Presentation
Frontline Ltd.'s first quarter 2011 results will be released on Wednesday May 25, 2011. In connection with this, a presentation and a teleconference/webcast will be held as described below: GlobeNewswire

Linde and Sapphire Energy announce deal to co-develop CO2 management system for algae fuel production
Linde AG /Linde and Sapphire Energy announce deal to co-develop CO2 management system for algae fuel production . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Versatel Germany selects Ericsson for managed services
·       Up to 95 Versatel employees to join Ericsson GlobeNewswire

SDRL - Settlement of the outstanding 2012 convertible bond completed
  GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer 2011 First-Quarter Scheduled Trading Update
Alphen aan den Rijn (May 11, 2011) - Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company focused on professionals, today released its scheduled 2011 first-quarter trading update, highlighting improved underlying trends and reiterating full-year guidance. GlobeNewswire

Galapagos initiates second Proof of Mechanism clinical study in GSK alliance
·Following successful outcome of first-in-human trial for GLPG0778·Phase I study measures effect on biomarker in healthy volunteers GlobeNewswire

Voluntary offer for Golar LNG Energy Shares
We refer to our announcement on 27 April 2011 where we disclosed that we, Golar LNG Limited ("Golar" or the "Company"), own 95.1% of Golar LNG Energy Limited ("Golar Energy") following the acquisition of shares from a limited number of institutional shareholders GlobeNewswire

AMG reports first quarter 2011 results
Key Highlights GlobeNewswire

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