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ONGC Videsh signs pact with Uzbek counterpart
ONGC Videsh limited (OVL) entered in to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Uzbekneftegaz (UNG), the National Oil Company of Uzbekistan for Joint Cooperation in the Upstream Exploration and Production (E and P) sector of Uzbekistan as well as third countries. ANI

Axios Mobile Assets Begins Pilot Program With J.D. Smith and Sons
Axios Mobile Assets Corporation (CNSX: AXA) today announced it will begin a six-month pilot program with J.D. Smith and Sons, one of the leading third party logistics firms in Canada. Axios will provide its bio-based pallets enabled with Axios proprietary tracking software for a pilot program with J.D. Smith key clients. MarketWire

HWI Global(R) Renews Contracts With Mount Sinai Medical Center for Clean-Room Preventative Maintenance
HWI Global, Inc., the Pittsburgh-based clean-room design builder, (OTCBB: IVTW) reports renewing Preventative Maintenance contracts with Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Continuing to expand the service arm of its specialty construction division, HWI Global® will provide services for the 6th Floor Sterile I.V. Pharmacy within the Guggenheim Pavilion of Mount Sinai Medical Center MarketWire

Lunexa Is a Finalist for the 2011 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award
Lunexa announced today it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year's most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. MarketWire

Why Rent When You Can Own at Ainsley Park in the Established Village of Columbus Grove
If you live in a nearby apartment and want to make the leap from renting to owning, William Lyon Homes has a great opportunity just around the corner. The reality of achieving the American Dream of homeownership is closer than you think at Ainsley Park, the last new home opportunity for sale within Columbus Grove in the Villages of Columbus MarketWire

Canopy Lane in the South Coast Metro Area Sells 15 New Homes in First 15 Days of Opening
Canopy Lane is generating spectacular sales success, with 15 new homes sold within the first 15 days of its grand opening! With prices from the low $500,000s, plus the benefits of a low tax rate and no Mello Roos fees, come see why Canopy Lane has instantly become one of Orange County's fastest-selling new home neighborhoods MarketWire

Yasheng Group Announces First-Quarter 2011 Results
Yasheng Group (OTCQB: YHGG) (XETRA: YSF), a high-growth diversified China-based agricultural company with US headquarters in California, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Royalty Pharma Announces That George Lloyd Joins Management Team
Royalty Pharma is pleased to announce that George Lloyd has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Investments. MarketWire

Independent Evaluation Documents Positive Results for Trenton Students and Families
New Jersey After 3, a statewide network of afterschool programs, was selected by Trenton Public Schools to implement its research-based model of afterschool programming in all 21 Trenton public schools. This unique initiative, "The Trenton Afterschool Partnership" (TAP), launched in September 2009 for the 2009-2010 school year MarketWire

Galey Homes Announces Second Phase Groundbreaking at Hamilton Ranch Estates
San Diego-based Galey Homes has announced the groundbreaking on the second phase of Hamilton Ranch Estates, the company's fifth residential development in Escondido. Phase one development began in January and it has already sold out. The second phase, which will include four homes, will commence next month, and one of the homes has already been sold. MarketWire

Continental Materials Corporation Reports Unaudited First Quarter Results
Continental Materials Corporation (NYSE Amex: CUO) today reported a net loss from continuing operations of $1,211,000 or 75 cents per diluted share for its first quarter ending April 2, 2011 compared to a net loss from continuing operations of $1,441,000 or 90 cents per diluted share for the same period in 2010. MarketWire

2011 World Barista Championship Set to Take Place in Bogota, Colombia, June 2-5, 2011
The 12th Annual World Barista Championship will be held in Bogotá, Colombia, in conjunction with the ExpoEspeciales ( annual conference and exhibition hosted by the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation, June 2-5, 2011 MarketWire

Expert Reveals Little Difference Exists Between Instance of Rape on the Frontier and Today
Women in the Wild West didn't have it so good. MarketWire

Vertro, Inc. to Present at the B. Riley & Co. 12th Annual Investor Conference on May 24th
Vertro, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRO) will be presenting on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at the B. Riley & Co. 12th Annual Investor Conference. The conference will be held at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, California May 23-25, 2011. MarketWire

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. Agrees to Purchase Two Vessels
Navios Maritime Partners L.P. ("Navios Partners") (NYSE: NMM), an owner and operator of dry cargo vessels, announced today that it has agreed to purchase from Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. ("Navios Holdings") (NYSE: NM) the Navios Orbiter, a 2004-built Panamax vessel of 76,602 dwt, and the Navios Luz, a 2010-built Capesize vessel of 179,144 dwt, for a total consideration of $130.0 million. MarketWire

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. Announces Sale of Navios Orbiter and Navios Luz
Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. ("Navios Holdings") (NYSE: NM), a global, vertically integrated seaborne shipping and logistics company, announced today that it has agreed to sell the Navios Orbiter, a 2004-built Panamax vessel of 76,602 dwt, and the Navios Luz, a 2010-built Capesize vessel of 179,144 dwt, to Navios Maritime Partners L.P MarketWire

Are You Causing Your Pet to Be Stressed?
You might not realize it, but if Fluffy or Skippy are listless, disobedient and getting sick all the time, chances are that your pet doesn't have some mysterious disease -- he or she may simply be stressed out. MarketWire

Stantum's Patented Multi-Touch Technology Now Supports Google's Android OS
Stantum (, a pioneer developer of multi-touch technology, announced today that its patented Interpolated Voltage Sensing Matrix (IVSM) technology now supports Google's Android operating system MarketWire

Clorox Increases Quarterly Dividend 9 Percent to 60 Cents per Share
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) today announced that its board of directors increased the quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock by 9 percent, from 55 cents to 60 cents per share. The dividend will be payable on Aug. 12, 2011, to stockholders of record as of July 27, 2011. MarketWire

More Than 228,650 Substations Prime for Automation as Smart Grid Operations Grow
Nations are prioritizing their efforts to revitalize their decaying electric infrastructure by focusing on much-needed upgrades to their substations and ensuring these structures can be seamlessly connected to the Smart Grid, according to market research publisher SBI Energy. MarketWire

Sionix Corporation CEO Jim Currier to Appear on Fox Business Network
Sionix Corporation (OTCBB: SINX), designer of innovative and patented advanced mobile water treatment systems, announced today the following: MarketWire

3rd Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ASQED) Announces Program; Convenes July 19-20, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The third Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ASQED) today announced its 2011 program consisting of several keynotes by industry leaders and university experts, tutorials and over 50 technical presentations MarketWire

MOSAID Files Complaint Against Cisco at International Trade Commission (ITC)
MOSAID Technologies Inc. (TSX: MSD) today initiated legal action against Cisco Systems, Inc., by filing a complaint for patent infringement with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) in Washington, D.C. MarketWire

Victor Costa Premieres on ShopNBC
Renowned New York fashion designer Victor Costa will debut an exclusive collection of must-have pieces for the fashion-conscious fem's wardrobe to be shown and sold on ShopNBC. Premiering May 24th, VICTOR by Victor Costa showcases 9 pieces aimed to please savvy fashionistas. MarketWire

Urban Land Institute Estimates $2T Needed to Update U.S. Transportation Infrastructure
Burdened with soaring deficits, and with long-term transportation plans stalled in Congress, the United States has fallen behind three emerging economic competitors -- Brazil, China and India -- in updating its transportation infrastructure according to a report by Urban Land Institute. The Institute found that the U.S MarketWire

eRollover Announces Facebook Early Retirement Vacation Sweepstakes
eRollover, the premiere online consumer destination for retirement planning, and Wildfire Interactive, the social media marketing and interactive promotions company, today announced that eRollover has launched a social media sweepstakes to reward Facebook fans with early retirement vacations -- sending a fan and a guest to Napa Valley, Key West, Aspen or Costa Rica for five days and four nights MarketWire

Sherri Pope Joins McGuire Real Estate as VP, Sales Manager of Elmwood and Rockridge Offices
Returning to the residential real estate roots where she began her career more than 20 years ago, Sherri Pope joins McGuire Real Estate as the Vice President, Sales Manager of its Elmwood and Rockridge offices. MarketWire

SciClone to Present New Preclinical Data on SCV-07 at 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting
SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCLN) ("Company") today announced that new data on SCV-07, the Company's lead development product candidate, will be presented at the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology ("ASCO") Annual Meeting MarketWire

Native American Energy Group Announces SEC Clearance of Form 10 Registration Statement
Native American Energy Group, Inc. (OTCQB: NAGP) (PINKSHEETS: NAGP) is pleased to announce that it has received a letter from the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) stating that they have completed their review of the Company's Form 10 Registration Statement and have no further comments. MarketWire

Think You Don't Like Country? Toronto-Born, L.A.-Based Country Artist Brandon James Wins Over Fans of Many Genres With a Cool West Coast Country Vibe on His Four-Track EP, 'Down in the Sand'
Brandon James ( knew he was destined to become a "naturalized citizen" of Los Angeles when he performed his country debut show at the renowned pub Molly Malone's in the fall of 2010 after moving there from his native Toronto. MarketWire

Seven Arts Pictures plc and GFM Films Announce "Neuromancer" Licensed at Cannes
Seven Arts Pictures plc (NASDAQ: SAPX) ("Seven Arts" or the "Company") and GFM Films announced today that "Neuromancer," written and directed by Vincenzo Natali and adapted from the William Gibson best-selling novel, has secured sales from distributors in the first three days of Cannes MarketWire

Kuala Lumpur Next Stop on Fifth Ring Global Expansion Journey
Fifth Ring, a leading international integrated communications agency, has taken the first steps of a strategic expansion into Asia with the opening of its debut Malaysian office in Kuala Lumpur. MarketWire

Scorpio Tankers Inc. Announces Closing of Follow-On Public Offering and Closing of Underwriters' Option to Purchase Additional Shares
Scorpio Tankers Inc. ("Scorpio Tankers") (NYSE: STNG) announced today that it has closed on its previously announced sale of 6,000,000 shares of common stock from its follow-on public offering and also closed on the underwriters' over-allotment option to purchase 900,000 additional common shares at the offering price of $10.50 per share. The Company received net proceeds of approximately $68 MarketWire AA-ISP Service Provider of the Year, the leading provider of sales intelligence and productivity solutions for inside sales professionals, announced today they have been selected by the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) as the SaaS/Productivity Service Provider of the Year. MarketWire

Pill Burden a Key Concern With New Chronic Hepatitis C Drugs
This past Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first of a new generation of chronic hepatitis C drugs, known as protease inhibitors. The drug, VICTRELIS® (boceprevir), from Merck & Co MarketWire

South Dakota Ranch Sells for $1.7 Million
A 2,485-acre ranch in South Dakota's Pennington County sold for $1.7 million, with Murray Wise Associates managing the sale. MarketWire

Parsec Automation Expands Facilities to Support Increase in Global Customers and Partners
In response to an increase in worldwide customers and implementation partners, Parsec Automation Corp. has expanded its U.S. operations with new sales, support and product development facilities MarketWire

Quantum to Present at Sterne Agee Technology Conference
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, today announced that it will be presenting at the following conference: MarketWire

Transocean Ltd. Announces Currency Election Period for June Dividend Installment
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) today announced the period during which shareholders may elect to receive their June dividend installment of $0.79 per outstanding share in Swiss francs. The dividend installment is denominated in U.S. dollars and represents the first of four installments totaling $3.16 per outstanding share MarketWire

Sionix Corporation Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2011 Financial Results
Sionix Corporation (OTCBB: SINX), designerof innovative and patented advanced mobile water treatment systems, todayreported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 endedMarch 31, 2011. MarketWire

McWilliams|Ballard Opens Branch Office in Arlington, VA
McWilliams|Ballard announced today that it has opened a branch office at 1800 Wilson Boulevard in Arlington, Virginia to better serve the Northern Virginia real estate market MarketWire

Century Payments Accelerates Growth With Appointment of Two Industry Veterans
Today Century Payments' CEO, Robert Wechsler, unveiled a new corporate structure adding two respected industry veterans. MarketWire

Tone Software Presents VoIP QoS Session at IAUG Global Conference to Help Companies Address Convergence Challenges
Tone Software Corporation, a global provider of comprehensive network monitoring and management solutions for converged telecommunications and IT infrastructures, will be on hand at the upcoming IAUG Global Conference. Held from May 22-26 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, the IAUG Global Conference is one of the world's largest international gatherings for communications technology professionals. MarketWire

OptoEMU Sensor Energy Monitoring Appliance Provides New Options for Utilizing Energy Data in Business and Control Systems
Opto 22 has expanded the communications and integration capabilities of its OptoEMU Sensor™ energy monitoring appliance -- adding Modbus/TCP and OPC industrial protocol support, Microsoft® SQL Server and Access integration, and a new Microsoft MarketWire

Christina Perri Proves Love Is Strong With Top 5 Billboard Debut
Christina Perri's debut album "lovestrong" has blasted into the #4 spot on Billboard's Top 200 after an outstanding first week of sales. The album, which hit stores on May 10th (Atlantic Records), marks quite an accomplishment for Perri, who is only the second new artist this year to debut in the Top 5 with her first album. MarketWire

Caregiverlist Announces Senior Caregiver Hiring Increasing in Chicago
Chicago seniors are most likely to stay in the Chicago area, studies show, providing ongoing employment opportunities for senior caregivers. Caregiverlist's Career Center provides interactive tools for professional Chicago caregivers to find caregiver training programs, nursing aide schools, caregiver job descriptions and an application to apply for local senior care jobs. MarketWire

Bhava Communications Takes Home Four 2011 Hermes Creative Awards
Bhava Communications, a leading-edge integrated marketing, public relations and brand identity agency, today announced that it has been recognized as a 2011 Hermes Creative Award Winner in the Platinum and Gold Categories. MarketWire

Avista Corp. Board of Directors Names Donald C. Burke and Rick R. Holley as Directors
The Board of Directors of Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA) has named Donald C. Burke and Rick R. Holley as new directors who will join the board as of August 1, 2011. Mr. Burke and Mr. Holley will stand for election to the board at the next annual meeting of shareholders on May 10, 2012. MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems to Present at Stephens Spring Investment Conference on May 25, 2011
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, has been invited to present at Stephens Spring Conference. The conference will be held at The New York Palace Hotel in New York City on May 24-25, 2011. MarketWire

Boston-Based Digital Lumens Chosen to Light the Massachusetts Wind Technology Testing Center
Digital Lumens announced that the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center's (MassCEC) world-class Wind Technology Testing Center (WTTC), which opened today, is illuminated with the LED-based Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting System™ MarketWire Completes Rights Offering, Inc. (NASDAQ: DIET), a leading provider of convenient at-home diet, fitness and healthy lifestyle solutions, today announced that on May 13, 2011 it completed its previously announced rights offering. Under the offering, a total of 4,788,341 common shares were issued at a price of $0.4125 per share for gross proceeds of approximately $1.975 million. MarketWire

Netco Investments, Inc.
In the news release, "Netco Investments Inc. Acquires 24.5% of Merrimac Securities Corp. Inc.," issued Monday, May 16, 2011, by Netco Investments Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NCVT), we are advised by the company that the second sentence of the second paragraph should read "over 75 registered representatives" rather than "over 100 registered representatives MarketWire

Fancy Feast(R) Brand Searches for New Recipe Inspiration
For the Fancy Feast® brand, creating a recipe is an exquisite expression of devotion and joy. Every variety has a unique combination of ingredients that makes each formula exquisite. MarketWire

Primitive Logic, Business Consulting and Technology Services Firm, Ranked 3rd in the Business Times "Best Places to Work in the SF Bay Area"
Primitive Logic, the San Francisco based employee owned, premier business consulting and technology services firm, was ranked 3rd in the 2011 San Francisco / Silicon Valley Business Times "Best Places to Work in the Bay Area" survey. Primitive Logic is the only company to be ranked in the top 3 for five consecutive years. MarketWire

Nominations for EDA Industry's Annual Phil Kaufman Award Open Through June 30
Nominations are being accepted now through Thursday, June 30, for the Phil Kaufman Award for Distinguished Contributions to Electronic Design Automation (EDA) sponsored by the EDA Consortium (EDAC) and the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA). MarketWire

Tivus Enters Phase II Development at Host Hotels & Resorts Property
Tivus, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TIVU) today announced it has begun Phase II development of its new high-definition (HD) Internet-protocol television (IPTV) in-room entertainment system upon successfully testing its core ad-insertion technology, last week. MarketWire

Laser Research Optics Introduces CO2 Optics for Plastics Cutting Lasers
Laser Research Optics has introduced direct field-replacement OEM quality CO2 laser optics for popular low power lasers used in cutting and engraving plastics. They are in-stock for same day delivery. MarketWire

Highline Technical Innovations Secures 15,000 Square Foot Facility
Highline Technical Innovations (PINKSHEETS: HLNT) announced it has signed a purchase agreement for a 15,000 square foot facility in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. The building will serve as the new home of the corporate offices and manufacturing plant of HTI. The company reported that the facility will enable HTI to increase its manufacturing capabilities to fulfill continually growing product demand MarketWire

Zacuto Rentals Introduces Zip Kits to Your Zip Code Program
Zacuto Rentals is proud to introduce their new free shipping program for DSLR rigs, Zip Kits to your Zip Code. Many people own their own cameras and Zacuto knows that shipping accessories can be quite costly. The new program offers free shipping of any handheld Zacuto DSLR camera support rig to any Zacuto rental client in the United States MarketWire

Parsons Announces Dahlberg as New Board Member
The Board of Directors of Parsons Corporation has named Kenneth C. Dahlberg as a new Director. He is the former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and President of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), a leading provider of scientific, engineering, systems integration, and technical services and solutions. MarketWire

Silicon Frontline Announces First Commercial 3D Hierarchical Extractor
Silicon Frontline Technology, Inc. (SFT), an Electronic Design Automation (EDA) company, in the post-layout verification market focused on solutions for nanometer design applications, announced today that it is introducing the industry's first commercial hierarchical 3D extractor, H3D, for post-layout verification MarketWire

Trulia and RealtyTrac Survey Reveals 54 Percent of American Adults Now Believe Housing Recovery Remains Unlikely Until 2014 or Later
Trulia, a top resource for homebuyers, sellers and renters, and RealtyTrac, the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released the latest results of an ongoing survey that has tracked American attitudes toward foreclosed homes since 2008. Harris Interactive® conducted this online survey on their behalf from April 15 to 19, 2011, among 2,018 U.S MarketWire

Aryaka Is a GigaOM Structure50 Company
Aryaka (, provider of the world's first cloud-based WAN Optimization and Application Acceleration solution, today announced that it has been chosen as a GigaOM Structure50 company, the industry's first ranking of the top companies in cloud computing and infrastructure. MarketWire

Wireless Age Communications Announces New Appointment
Wireless Age Communications Inc., (PINK SHEETS: WLSA), ("Wireless Age" or "the Company") a public company, with its operational headquarters located in King City, Ontario is pleased to announce that William B. Packer Jr. of Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, has accepted his invitation to join the Company's Advisory Board as its Vice Chairman, and will additionally serve in a part-time Executive capacity. MarketWire

Revotar presents significant final results from 4 weeks Phase II COPD study
Revotar Biopharmaceuticals AG /Revotar presents significant final results from 4 weeks Phase II COPD study. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Maternity Designer, Rosie Pope Names imc2 Agency of Record
Rosie Pope Maternity named imc2 its agency of record to help convey the brand's purpose of supporting and empowering moms and moms-to-be through the brand's overall marketing strategy and creative MarketWire

DH Capital Announces Closing of Financing and Lease for Ashburn Datacenter
DH Capital, LLC, an investment banking firm serving companies in the Internet infrastructure and communications sectors, announced today the closing of DBT-DATA's purchase of an existing building located in Ashburn, Virginia, as well as the leasing of this property to RagingWire Enterprise Solutions, Inc MarketWire

Green Mountain College Offers Free Online Masters Webinar Series
Green Mountain College, a private, liberal arts institution distinguished by a long tradition of environmental commitment and responsibility, will offer a series of free, informative webinars for students interested in the school's online masters programs MarketWire

PapiBlogger and Leading Latina Bloggers Issue National Call for Gift Ideas for the 2011 Father's Day Gift Guide
Creative parenting blogger Manny Ruiz of PapiBlogger and leading Latina bloggers Eva Smith of Tech. Food. Life. and Brenda Cisneros of Mejorando Mi Hogar are issuing a national call for gift ideas for the 2011 Father's Day Gift Guide. The attractive, fully bilingual digital guide will be published and distributed nationally two weeks before Father's Day MarketWire

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: Laclede Gas and KUBRA Sign an E-Billing Contract
The following corrects and replaces the release issued at 11 am ET today. There were revisions in the title and the first paragraph. The complete and corrected release follows. MarketWire Mid-Day Alerts: Smokefree Innotec, Options Media Group, Lithium Exploration, High Plains Gas, Jammin Java, Explortex Energy, Sirius, Uniontown Energy, and MediSafe is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

Ablynx Announces Its Q1 2011 Business Update
REGULATED INFORMATION * Six products in clinical trials; three in Phase II, one in Phase I/II,and two in Phase I * Start of Phase I/II study with anti-IL-6R Nanobody® in RA patients * Excellent financial position with EUR107.3 million in cash, cashequivalents, restricted cash and short term investments * EUR3.9 million in revenues * Net cash burn well managed at just EUR8 MarketWire

JB Smith Not Associated With Equity 11 and iSekurity
Equity 11, Ltd. and iSekurity, an identity theft security and restoration firm comprised of former United States Federal Agents, announced today that media reports about JB Smith's association with Equity 11 and iSekurity are untrue. MarketWire

Diversified Technologies Introduces Power Distribution System for Renewable Energy Sources
Diversified Technologies, Inc. has introduced a new micro-grid power distribution system for the simple integration of wind and solar power generators by transmitting DC power along a cable which is suitable for up to 1 Megawatt power transfer. According to the firm, this new power distribution system offers a link cost as low as $1.00 per watt, depending upon configuration. MarketWire

Larry Miller Named President of North Dallas Bank
On April 19, 2011, the North Dallas Bank & Trust Co. (OTCBB: NODB) Board of Directors announced the election of Larry Miller to President and Director. MarketWire

Realogy Expects Continued Improvement in National Existing Home Sale Data
Realogy Corporation reported that based on closed and open home sale contract information from its franchisees and company-owned brokerage operations, it expects that the seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of existing home sales on a national basis should remain between 5.0 million to 5.2 million in each of April and May 2011 MarketWire

Under Armour CIO Jody Giles to Keynote 2011 Apparel Executive Forum
Joseph (Jody) Giles, Chief Information Officer of Under Armour Inc., will deliver the Opening Keynote address at the 11th Annual Apparel Executive Forum, to be held Oct. 3-5, 2011 at the Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. MarketWire

CTI Group to Introduce Analysis and Reporting Applications for Optimizing Unified Communications Platforms at CommunicAsia 2011
CTI Group (Holdings) Inc. (OTCBB: CTIG), a leading developer of telecommunications solutions for fixed, mobile and converged communications, today announced it will be introducing its entire portfolio of communications analysis, recording, quality management and data analysis applications at CommunicAsia 2011 (21-24 June, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore) MarketWire

United Road Towing, Inc. Acquires Rapid Recovery, Inc.
United Road Towing, Inc. (URT), the leader in towing, recovery, impound management, vehicle disposal, and motorist assistance solutions for both the public and private sectors, acquired Rapid Recovery, Inc. (Rapid Recovery) of Minnesota on April 21st, 2011. MarketWire

Cicero and Co-nexus Introduce Desktop Analytics Solution at International Avaya User Group Conference
Cicero Inc. (OTCBB: CICN), a global leader in customer experience management and desktop integration solutions, and Co-nexus, a leader in contact center recording and quality monitoring today announced that will be introducing a new desktop analytics product called Cicero XM Discovery MarketWire

Ryan Johnson to Head Strategic Business Development at se2
Ryan Johnson, who has deep experience at multiple levels of the financial services industry, has joined se2 as vice president, strategic business development. se2 is a provider of insurance industry business technology and processing solutions. MarketWire

Sage Peachtree 2012 Helps Nonprofits Manage More With Less
Sage today announced the general availability of the Sage Peachtree 2012 industry-specific products, including Sage Peachtree Premium Accounting for Nonprofits, as well as Sage Peachtree Quantum 2012 and the rest of the core Sage Peachtree 2012 lineup. MarketWire

Mammoth Energy Group Completes Due Diligence on Chilean Lithium Acquisitions
Mammoth Energy Group Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MMTE), a lithium and alternative energy mining company, announced today that it has completed its due diligence on its lithium acquisitions. MarketWire

Bruno Mars' "THE LAZY SONG" Goes to #1 in the UK; This Chart Position Marks Mars' Third Consecutive Single to Reach #1 in the UK; Grammy Award-Winning Artist to Donate Proceeds From Upcoming Performance at the Alabama Jubilee CityFest to the American Red Cross; Mars Launches eBay Auction to Contribu
Elektra recording artist Bruno Mars' third single "THE LAZY SONG" from his 2x Platinum-certified debut album "DOO-WOPS & HOOLIGANS" has reached #1 in the U.K. This chart position marks Mars' third consecutive single to reach #1 in the U.K., preceded by "GRENADE" and "JUST THE WAY YOU ARE." Mars has also sold over 15 million singles worldwide. MarketWire

Sage Peachtree 2012 Brings Affordable Business Intelligence to Small Manufacturers and Distributors
Sage today announced the general availability of the Sage Peachtree 2012 industry-specific products, including Sage Peachtree Premium Accounting for Manufacturing and Sage Peachtree Premium Accounting for Distribution, as well as Sage Peachtree Quantum 2012 and the core Sage Peachtree 2012 lineup. MarketWire

Sage Peachtree 2012 Streamlines Business Management for Small Construction Firms
Sage today announced the general availability of the Sage Peachtree 2012 industry-specific products, including Sage Peachtree Premium Accounting for Construction, as well as Sage Peachtree Quantum 2012 and the rest of the core Sage Peachtree 2012 lineup. MarketWire

Sage Peachtree Quantum 2012 Adds Powerful Business Intelligence at an Affordable Price
Sage announced today the general availability of Sage Peachtree Quantum 2012, with new additions in dashboard customization, workflow automation and business intelligence, adding even greater management and analysis power at an affordable price. Sage Peachtree Quantum 2012 is part of the broad portfolio of Sage business solutions that service end-to-end business needs. MarketWire

Sage Peachtree 2012 Provides Deeper Business Insight and Efficiency for Small Businesses
Sage announced today the availability of the Sage Peachtree 2012 product line, part of the broad portfolio of Sage business management solutions that service end-to-end business needs MarketWire

Medistem Announces Successful Completion of Preclinical Animal Safety Studies Requested by FDA
Medistem Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MEDS) announced today the completion of additional preclinical studies requested by the FDA as part of the process of IND re-submission. The studies were supported by a federal SBIR grant and involved administration of Medistem's universal donor Endometrial Regenerative Cells (ERC) into mice lacking an immune system MarketWire

NIRI OC Announces Call for Entries for Its 2011 IR Achievement Awards
The Orange County Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI OC) announces its Call for Entries for its 2011 Investor Relations Achievement Awards. Entrants can visit for more details and to register online. MarketWire

SkyGrid Launches Best iPad and iPhone App for Following Your Interests
SkyGrid today announced the launch of SkyGrid 2.0 for the iPhone and iPad, which now firmly establishes SkyGrid for Apple iOS as the most powerful way for people to follow and stay up-to-date on their interests. MarketWire

Penske Truck Leasing Expands Service Offerings in Temecula, Calif.
Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new 16,000-square-foot building in Temecula, Calif., at 42188 Winchester Road. Penske now offers full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract maintenance services. MarketWire

Steve Nash Joins Ortsbo Team as Official Athlete Ambassador
Intertainment Media Inc. ("Intertainment" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: INT)(OTCQX: ITMTF)(FRANKFURT: I4T) announces that its social media, real time, language translation platform, ( has entered into an agreement with two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash to become an official spokesperson for Ortsbo MarketWire

Smokefree RE/AL Components Clears Customs Monday, Allowing Shopping Cart Operational in Next Few Days
Thomas Schroepfer, CEO of Smokefree Innotec, Inc.(PINKSHEETS: SFIO) an established international distributor of e-cigarettes, ( or stated today that shipment of the Company's RE/AL e-cig finally cleared customs Monday, and is being packaged for the product launch now set in the next few days MarketWire

SKINS Establishes USA Subsidiary to Accelerate Growth Strategy in the Region
Leading compression apparel brand SKINS has established a USA subsidiary, SKINS North America, in a move to further its commitment to the USA market and to develop a deeper relationship with retailers and consumer groups. MarketWire

Coupa Sets New Standard for Ease of Use in Business Software
Today, Coupa Software sets a new standard for ease of use and adoption in business software with the latest release of its category-defining Cloud Spend Management platform. The company's Spring '11 release introduces rich feature advancements to empower entire organizations to use a common platform for e-procurement and expense management MarketWire

Coupa Guarantees 1% Reduction in OpEx Within 6 Months
Today, Coupa Software announced a success guarantee for new subscribers: control your spend with Coupa and cut one percent from your operating expenses (OpEx) within six months or the service is free. Details of the offer can be found at MarketWire

MAPFRE USA and KUBRA Sign an E-Billing Contract
KUBRA, a customer interaction management solution provider, today announced that it and MAPFRE USA have executed a new multi- year contract for e-billing services. MAPFRE USA provides personal automobile, homeowners, and commercial automobile insurance to over a 1 million policy holders across the USA MarketWire

Burns & McDonnell to Host Broadband Summit at Its World Headquarters in Kansas City
Burns & McDonnell applauds the recent success of Kansas City, Kan., and Kansas City, Mo., in being selected as the nation's first cities to be part of Google's Fiber to Communities initiative. MarketWire

Memorial Day Weekend Kick's Off Perfect Pure Michigan Summer Season
With 3,200 hundred miles of fresh water coastline -- more than any other state, courtesy of four of the five Great Lakes -- accented by 115 lighthouses, plus more than 800 golf courses, 81 wineries, 11,000 inland lakes, and 36,000 miles of rivers and streams, visitors can enjoy a perfect Pure Michigan summer escape on land or water. MarketWire

Social Media Infiltrates the Newsroom as Optimism Returns to Journalism
Social media is rapidly establishing itself as an important research and verification tool for journalists, according to a new study published today by the Oriella PR Network ( MarketWire

Tot Hot Spot, Giggles N' Hugs, Introduces First Child Drop-Off Service in Any Los Angeles Mall
Giggles N' Hugs, the unique children's playspace and restaurant in the Century City Mall, is now offering parents the convenience of a child drop off service -- the first in any Los Angeles mall MarketWire

Manta Appoints VP of Corporate Development, Named to BtoB Magazine's Media Power 50
Manta, the world's largest online community for promoting and connecting small business, today announced it has added to its executive team with the appointment of Doug Llewellyn to vice president of corporate and business development. Llewellyn brings a proven track-record for identifying strategic opportunities MarketWire

Alliance Memory Announces Distribution Agreement With Mouser Electronics(R)
Alliance Memory, Inc., a worldwide provider of legacy memory ICs for the communications, computing, industrial, and consumer markets, today announced a distribution agreement with Mouser Electronics®, a top global distributor of semiconductor and electronic components for design engineers and buyers MarketWire

KDDI America Announces Upgrade of Europe-Asia Cable
KDDI America, the US division of KDDI CORPORATION, a Global Fortune 500 company and worldwide leader in international telecommunications services, today announced the upgrade of KDDI Group's and Rostelecom's existing cable route between Asia and Europe to enable it to provide 10G wavelength services over the shortest possible route between the two continents. MarketWire

PeopleString Corporation Announces $1.2 Million Private Placement
PeopleString Corporation (OTCBB: PLPE), a leading social portal and social coupon platform, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with institutional investors to purchase $1.2 million of securities in a private placement transaction. Under the terms of the transaction PeopleString has agreed to sell an aggregate of 2.4 million shares of its common stock at $0 MarketWire

Chiquita Gets Its Game On to Promote "Rio"
In partnership with "Rio," the new 3-D animated movie from Twentieth Century Fox, to help bring the fun home to consumers, Chiquita Brands International created a microsite ( to engage parents and kids with relevant content about Chiquita Bananas and other Chiquita products MarketWire

Foreign Buyers Recognize Value of Home Ownership in U.S.
The U.S. continues to remain a top destination for foreign buyers as international purchases surged by $16 billion this year, one of the highest increases in recent years. MarketWire

VMTurbo Introduces Cost Savings Calculation in May Appliance Upgrade
VMTurbo, provider of software to analyze, optimize and control the virtualized data center, today announced the availability of its May appliance, which includes amongst other features a monetary evaluation tool within its VMTurbo Virtualization Management Suite. VMTurbo is unique in its ability to identify performance issues and provide clear and unambiguous direction to resolve them. MarketWire

Primus Announces Expiration of Excess Cash Flow Offer to Purchase 13% Notes

EVE Integrates ZeBu With ARM VSTREAM Virtual Debug Interface
48th DAC BOOTH #2836 -- EVE, the leader in hardware/software co-verification, announced today it has integrated its best-in-class ZeBu hardware-assisted verification solution with the fast and flexible ARM® VSTREAM™ Virtual Debug Interface. MarketWire

EVE Expands ZeBu Line With New Vertical Solutions
48th DAC BOOTH #2836 -- EVE, the leader in hardware/software co-verification, today began shipping four new vertical solutions, further expanding its best-in-class ZeBu hardware-assisted verification family into computer/peripherals, embedded processors, networking and video markets. MarketWire

Brazil Gold Enters Into Binding Letter of Intent to Acquire Iluminadora Property
Brazil Gold Corp. (OTCBB: BRZG) ("Brazil Gold"), a precious metals exploration company focused on South America, today announced that it has signed a binding letter of intent (LOI) to enter into an Agreement, following an option period, to acquire 80 percent of the Iluminadora Property in the Department of Arequipa in southern Peru. MarketWire

La Mancha's Net Earnings Double on Record Cash Flow From Operating Activities
La Mancha (TSX: LMA) MarketWire

Aaron Long of Schipul - The Web Marketing Co. to Discuss Mobile Apps for Museums at InterActivity 2011
Aaron Long, a partner with Schipul - The Web Marketing Company (, will participate in a panel discussion, "Mission Mobile," at InterActivity 2011, the annual conference of the Association of Children's Museums. The event, which attracts representatives from children's museums across the U.S., is hosted by the Children's Museum of Houston ( MarketWire

Celebrate National Small Business Week at New England XPO -- Massachusetts' Largest Movement to Rebuild America's Economy
CONNECT, COLLABORATE and COMMUNICATE with 8,000+ business owners & executives from across New England. New England XPO For Business will take place from 9:00 am until 6:30 pm on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at the world-famous John B. Hynes Convention Center MarketWire

ResortQuest(R) by Wyndham Vacation Rentals Sponsors Pro Women's Open at Sea Colony Beach & Tennis Resort in Bethany Beach, Del.
Sea Colony Beach & Tennis Resort, a professionally managed property by ResortQuest on Delaware's Atlantic coast, welcomes the ResortQuest Pro Women's Open at Sea Colony to its award-winning beach and tennis community from Saturday, June 11 through Sunday, June 19, 2011 MarketWire

China Food Services, Corp. Signs Letter of Intent for Merger
China Food Services, Corp. (PINKSHEETS: GDHI) today announces that it has signed a letter of intent "LOI" for a merger with California Grapes International, Inc (CGI). MarketWire

Lifemax Expands Home Office Team in Network Marketing Arena
Lifemax®, a network marketing company known for Mila®, a carefully selected mixture of the oilseed Salvia hispanica L., has announced the appointments of Kimberly Eileen as accounting manager and Paige Ely as creative director MarketWire

SEI Named 'Service Provider of the Year' at MMI Industry Leadership Awards
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced that it was named "Service Provider of the Year" at the annual Money Management Institute (MMI) Advisory Solutions Industry Leadership Awards ceremony. SEI was also among the finalists for "Technology Innovation or Operations Improvement of the Year MarketWire

Intergraph(R) CAESAR II(R) Webinar on May 26 to Discuss Dynamics in Pipe Stress Analysis
Intergraph will present a webinar on May 26, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. CT that will discuss dynamic piping analysis using Intergraph CAESAR II, with a focus on modal extraction, the first step in most dynamics evaluations in all modal analyses. Topics will include dynamic concepts and modal analysis input plus accuracy considerations of the static piping model in dynamics analysis MarketWire

Aberdeen Group Announces Presentation Schedule for 2nd Annual Retail Summit, June 21-22, 2011
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the presentation schedule for its 2nd Annual Retail Summit June 21-22, 2011 at the Westin Times Square in New York. MarketWire Median Colorado Auto Insurance Rate Now $816 per Household
The median six-month Colorado auto insurance rate has increased approximately 5.2 percent over the last 12 months to reach $816 according to InsWeb (NASDAQ: INSW), a leading online insurance comparison provider. MarketWire

AVST Acquires Beacon Solutions
Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) today announced that it has acquired the assets of Beacon Solutions, Inc. Beacon Solutions is a premier developer of Communications-Enabled Business Process (CEBP) applications that leverage the UCConnect® open development framework that runs on top of AVST's CallXpress® Unified Communications (UC) platform MarketWire

Fluke Electronics Introduces the 481 Radiation Survey Meter
Fluke Electronics, the world leader in compact, professional electronic test and measurement tools, introduces the 481 Radiation Survey Meter for industrial radiation safety. This simple, easily-deployable hand-held radiation detector enables facility managers to quickly check for contamination everywhere it can go -- receiving docks, warehouses, vehicles, packages or people. MarketWire

Arabic Chat Translator Transforms Social Media Analysis
Innovative translation software launched today by Basis Technology will transform the way governments and businesses analyze Arabic social media and online communications, according to Carl Hoffman, CEO of the linguistics software company MarketWire

Lectra to Participate at WINDPOWER and SAMPE 2011

Michael Garippa Announced as SynCardia's New CEO
SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, announced today that Rodger Ford, the company's CEO for the past six years, has stepped down. SynCardia President Michael Garippa has taken over as CEO in addition to his current role. Mr. Ford is joining MicroMed Cardiovascular, Inc MarketWire Signs Deal to Monetize Legal Channel: Company on Track for Seventh Consecutive Month of Top-Line Growth
Elysium Internet, Inc. DBA (PINKSHEETS: EYSM), an emerging leader in the Local Business Search market, today announced that it has signed an agreement to monetize its legal related websites and that the Company is on track to post its seventh consecutive month of top line revenue growth. MarketWire

Orphan Europe (Recordati Group) Receives 2011 Corporate Award From the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

Aware Web Solutions and Hanson Dodge Creative Lauded for Outstanding Web Solutions for the Financial and Tourism Industries
Sitecore today recognized outstanding implementations developed on the company's Web platform as part of its North American Outstanding Solutions Program. MarketWire

Sen Yu International Holdings, Inc. Issues Replay Information for Fiscal Third Quarter 2011 Conference Call
Sen Yu International Holdings, Inc. ("Sen Yu International" or the "Company") (OTCBB: CSWG), a leading commercial hog breeder and supplier in the People's Republic of China, today issued the following replay information for its fiscal third quarter 2011 conference call that took place on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. MarketWire

Global Holdings, Inc. Announces to Shareholders Future Audit Filing Which Will Reinstate Them on the Bulletin Board Exchange
Global Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: GOHG) is pleased to announce that they will be filing a SEC accredited audit performed by a PECOB certified CPA within the next 30 days. The audit will reinstate the company on the Bulletin Board Exchange and dramatically increase transparency for shareholders. MarketWire

POP N GO N9000 Shipping to India
Pop N Go, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: POPN) announced today that the Company's Model N9000 popcorn vending machine system manufactured by AVT (PINKSHEETS: AVTC) has been ordered by Fun Diets PVT. LTD, a major snack food operator in India. MarketWire

Wabash National to Webcast Annual Shareholder Meeting
Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) today announced that it will webcast its annual shareholder meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. EDT. MarketWire

ST-Ericsson's Thor(TM) modem brings industry-leading speed to US customers through Samsung's Infuse(TM) 4G smartphone
* Groundbreaking user experience - downloads data at speeds of up to 21Mbps * Advanced technology boosts speeds, efficiently using network capacity * Reinforces ST-Ericsson leadership in 4GSamsung Telecommunications America (SamsungMobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the U.S MarketWire

Options Media Group Holdings Adds Fry's Electronics to Growing List of Retailers -- Realizing Increased Retail Sales Pull Through
Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OPMG) (PINKSHEETS: OPMG), which is in the process of changing its name to PhoneGuard, Inc., is announcing that all 34 stores of the consumer electronics giant Fry's Electronics plus its popular web site have joined the growing list of retailers carrying the Company's Drive Safe™ anti-texting while driving software application suite MarketWire

PharmStar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Closes on New Facility
PharmStar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (PINKSHEETS: PHAR) (the "Company"), a U.S. drug developer, manufacturer and marketer of the FDA-approved, Over-the-Counter (OTC) liquid pain reliever Aquaprin™, today announced that it has closed a transaction to acquire a new CGMP facility to produce Aquaprin, the Company's primary product, plus other line extensions. MarketWire

OceanFreight Inc. Announces Date for the Release of First Quarter 2011 Results, Conference Call and Webcast
OceanFreight Inc. (NASDAQ: OCNF), a global provider of seaborne transportation services, today announced that it will release its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011 after the close of the market in New York on Thursday, May 26, 2011. MarketWire

CAB Passes $1.5 Billion in Family Office and High Net-Worth Advisory
With the traditional tax season now officially behind us, Charles A. Barragato & Co. LLP ("CAB"), CPAs and Trusted Business Advisors, is proud to announce it has surpassed a milestone in its family office and high net-worth advisory practice MarketWire

Northwest Biotherapeutics' Partnership Announcement Is Significant in Several Ways
This morning's announcement that Northwest Biotherapeutics (OTCBB: NWBO) is partnering with Fraunhofer, the largest applied research foundation in Europe is significant in several ways. MarketWire

Force Energy Corp. Extends Zoro 1 Lithium Property Option
Force Energy Corp. (OTCBB: FORC) (FRANKFURT: FC2) (hereafter "Force," "the Company"), a junior Lithium and Rare Earths mineral exploration company, is pleased to announce it has extended its option on the Zoro 1 property in the Snow Lake area of Manitoba, Canada. MarketWire

Zultys Delivers Scalable, Efficient UC System for Martin Engineering
Zultys, a premier provider of innovative unified communications solutions that empower businesses to collaborate effectively, today revealed details around Martin Engineering's decision to shelf a competing product in favor of Zultys MarketWire

myFreightWorld Expects $25 Million in Total Gross Revenues as a Consequence of Recent Joint Venture Agreement
myFreightWorld Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MYFT), a worldwide provider of freight services and logistics, today clarifies its expected forward 12 month revenues from the recent joint venture agreement with California-based Freight Management Inc. (FMI) and its current operating contracts. MarketWire

Sean Foley Appointed CFO of Butterfield Fulcrum Group of Companies
Sean Foley, CA, has been appointed the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administration Officer of Butterfield Fulcrum, a leading independent fund administrator, and FORS Limited, an independent provider of family office and wealth management reporting and administrative services. MarketWire

Egnyte Appoints Janet Matsuda Vice President of Marketing
Egnyte, a leading provider of cloud file server solutions, today announced the appointment of Janet Matsuda as vice president of marketing. With 20 years of experience in marketing in the high-technology industry, Matsuda has a track record of success in the development of marketing programs and communications innovations MarketWire

Enservio Announces Contents Claims Index for Benchmarking and Analyzing Property Insurance Contents Claims Trends
Enservio, the nation's leading provider of contents inventory creation, valuation and replacement services and software, announced today the launch of the Enservio Contents Claims Index (CCI). The index aggregates and analyzes contents claims reported by over 200 U.S MarketWire

Interior Redecorators Network(TM) Helps Home Owners Spruce Up for Spring With Low-Cost Decorating Services
As Spring inspires many to redecorate, the Interior Redecorators Network offers clients low-cost decorating services as a fresh, creative and budget-friendly alternative to a full re-design of their living space, helping home owners update their home's interior with the décor they have. Home owners and renters who thought they couldn't afford to refresh their space can now think again. MarketWire

2011 Holds Varied Opinions, But Consensus on Growth - Equity Research on United Microelectronics and Taiwan Semiconductor
Today, released its industry report highlighting United Microelectronics Corp. (NYSE: UMC) (TWSE: 2303) and Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (NYSE: TSM) (TWSE: 2330). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at MarketWire

Biotech Approaching Inflection Point - Equity Research on Marina Biotech, Inc. and Arrowhead Research Corporation
Today, released its industry report highlighting Marina Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRNA) and Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at MarketWire

Notable Solutions, Inc. Achieves Outstanding Ratings for AutoStore in AIIM Capture Software Product Study
Notable Solutions, Inc. (NSi), a leading developer of distributed content capture and workflow solutions, today announced that its AutoStore™ content capture solution generated ratings of greater than four stars out of five in all 12 categories in the AIIM 2011 Capture Software Product Study recently published MarketWire

Trycera Credit Services Included in Nationally Syndicated Column From Washington, D.C.
Trycera Financial, Inc. (OTCBB: TRYF), a diversified financial services company, today announced its Credit Services division has begun promoting its alternative payment and credit services in concert with a nationally syndicated article running in major markets across the United States. MarketWire

PreCision Dermatology Appoints William Crouse to Board of Directors
PreCision Dermatology, Inc., a leader in developing and commercializing novel, prescription and over-the-counter products for improving skin health, announced today that healthcare industry veteran William W. Crouse has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Crouse brings to PreCision more than 40 years of experience in venture capital investing and healthcare industry company management. MarketWire

Kerio Technologies Names Northwest Arkansas Network Services as a Preferred Partner
Kerio Technologies, Inc. today announced that Northwest Arkansas Network Services, LLC (NWANS), a provider of comprehensive technology services and solutions for small businesses, has attained Kerio Preferred Partner status MarketWire

Geminare Appoints Industry Veteran Robert Sandie as Vice President Corporate Development
Geminare, the market leader in Recovery as a Service, today announced the appointment of Robert Sandie as Vice President of Corporate Development, and the opening of a US head office in the heart of Silicon Valley, Palo Alto, CA. Mr MarketWire

Therma-Med, Inc. Signs LOI in Ag/Zn/Pb Mineralized Property in B.C.
Therma-Med, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: THRA) ("the Company") would like to announce it has signed an LOI to purchase Interest in Silver property in British Columbia, Canada. MarketWire

Cascadia Capital Advises Interstate Distributor Co. in Acquisition by Saltchuk Resources
Cascadia Capital, a diversified, boutique investment bank serving both private and public growth companies around the globe and in the Pacific Northwest, today announced it advised Tacoma, Wash.-based Interstate Distributor Co., one of the largest providers of truckload service in the country, in its recent acquisition by Saltchuk Resources, Inc MarketWire

LRAD Corporation to Present at B. Riley & Co. 12th Annual Investor Conference
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), announced today it will present at B. Riley & Co. 12th Annual Investor Conference on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time). Company management will also participate in one-on-one meetings with analysts and investors at the conference on May 24th. MarketWire

Brand Advertisers Go Prime Time With Launch of DX Brand
DataXu (, today announced DX Brand, the only multi-channel demand side platform (DSP) with all of the tools and metrics necessary for brands to confidently invest in digital advertising MarketWire

Searchlight Solutions Introduces Linux Labs Ongoing Business Overview
Searchlight Solutions (PINKSHEETS: SLLN) introduces the business model of its latest acquisition. Linux Labs International Inc. is a seven-year-old company that designs and builds high-performance supercomputers utilizing their proprietary Nimbus OS™. Linux Labs is a revenue generating company that is launching a new cloud based solution for the HPC marketplace MarketWire

SituCon Systems Names Martin Boorstein as Chief Financial Officer
SituCon Systems Inc., a developer and manufacturer of emergency alerting and surveillance on-demand solutions for schools, municipal facilities, healthcare facilities and private businesses, today named Martin B. Boorstein as chief financial officer. MarketWire

Steve Beal of Covario Named Top Tech Exec in San Diego
Steve Beal, chief technology officer and vice president of development of Covario, Inc., one of the nation's largest independent providers of SaaS software solutions and global search marketing services, was named a 2011 "Top Tech Executive" in the annual San Diego Magazine award competition. MarketWire

GATE US Integrates With Portware to Amplify Distribution and Access

AlumiFuel Power, Inc. Announces New Fuel Source for Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUVs)
Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power, Inc MarketWire

Social Game Gun Bros Launches on WildTangent Games
WildTangent today announced that it released its first social game, Gun Bros from Glu Mobile, in the WildTangent Games App and online games service. WildTangent's mission is to be a games service supporting all game types for every member of the household. Early results show Gun Bros is currently seeing as much as three times the average spend per paying user on in-game items vs MarketWire

Josh Groban Command Performance: 10 Years With Public Television to Premiere on Public Television in May and June
Internationally renowned singer and performer Josh Groban has had a special partnership with Public Television for more than a decade. Together, they have created some of the network's most successful and dynamic live concert performances that have become staples in Public Television programming MarketWire

B Green's VibeAway(R) Being Distributed by H. Schultz & Sons, One of the Largest Wholesale Distributors in the United States
B GREEN INNOVATIONS, Inc. (OTCBB: BGNN) announced today that its VibeAway® is being sold by H. Schultz & Sons. H. Schultz & Sons carries an extensive inventory of most major brand names such as: 3M, P&G, Colgate-Palmolive, Holmes, Panasonic, Rubbermaid, Selfix, Homz, Patton, Black & Decker, Sterilite, Ekco, Clorox, Corning, Braun and Hoover. MarketWire

Det-Tronics Introduces Addressable Smoke and Heat Detection for Non-Hazardous Areas
Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics) has introduced its Addressable Smoke and Heat (ASH) Module ( The ASH Module is an interface device that manages inputs/outputs between the Eagle Quantum Premier® (EQP) Safety System and devices in non-hazardous areas, such as living quarters and control rooms MarketWire

Vulcan GMS Survey Helps Explain Volatility Underlying Steadily Improving Sales
Vulcan GMS, Inc. (, a supplier of custom-made radiation safety and lead products, today reported results of a four-question customer survey the company conducted between April 27 and May 4, 2011. "Findings indicate customers believe their businesses will do well in 2011," said Tom Ray, President of Vulcan GMS MarketWire

West Penn Testing Continues Aggressive Program to Meet Rising Demand for Aerospace Testing Services
West Penn Testing Group (, a provider of material testing services, has spent five years preparing for the next aerospace up-cycle. Albert Fletcher, General Manager, West Penn Testing, said: "Today, suppliers to aerospace OEM are less likely to be surprised by a surge in orders MarketWire

Tagged Launches Game Studio and Welcomes Casual Games Visionary to Lead Development of Social Games for Meeting New People
Tagged, the leading social network for meeting new people, today announced it has formed an innovative in-house game studio. In tandem, Tagged also announced that Andrew Pedersen, formerly Vice President & General Manager for Electronic Arts' Pogo division, has joined the company as Vice President & General Manager, Social Games MarketWire

View Systems Highlights First Quarter Results; Illustrates Sizeable Order Backlog and Decreased Operating Costs
View Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: VSYM) posted its first quarter report which shows a significant decrease in operating costs, and a considerable open order backlog. MarketWire

Vennsa Unveils OnPoint With Powerful Triage Engine, Enhanced Accuracy, Increased Capacity
48th DAC BOOTH #2912 -- Vennsa Technologies Inc., the leading supplier of automated functional verification debugging and error localization software, today announced immediate availability of OnPoint™ with Triage, along with a set of performance-driven features to enhance accuracy and increase capacity. MarketWire

VizStar Inc. and Navitas Land and Mineral Development LLC Terminate Memorandum of Understanding for Oil and Gas Project
VizStar Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VIZS) and Navitas Land and Mineral Development LLC ("Navitas") today announce the mutual agreement to terminate a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) relating to VizStar's proposed acquisition of 80% working interest in Navitas' Hansen Field. The MOU was entered into on January 24, 2011 and announced in a press release on March 2, 2011 MarketWire

Britney Beats Lady Gaga as Most Loved on Social Media
Lady Gaga may have broken 10 million followers on Twitter but Britney Spears is still the Most Loved by the social media community, proving the number of followers does not equate to online approval. MarketWire

Provision Holding Files 8-K: Enters Into Material Definitive Agreement
Provision Interactive Technologies, Inc. ("Provision"), a subsidiary of Provision Holding, Inc. (OTCQB: PVHO) (OTCBB: PVHO), announced today that it has filed a Form 8-K Report with the SEC as the Company has entered into a Material Definitive Agreement with a Fortune 500 company. MarketWire

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. Deploys Relativity Firm Wide
kCura, developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, today announced that Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c (Reinhart) has implemented Relativity for e-discovery document review. Relativity's production capabilities and ease-of-use allow the firm to easily meet deadlines and provide cost-effective review for their clients. MarketWire

Healthnostics Addresses Unusual Trading
Healthnostics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HNSS) previously issued guidance regarding short-sales of Healthnostics, Inc. common stock. At that time there was strong circumstantial evidence indicating a sizable short position in the stock. Unusual trading activity has continued, involving new market-makers and a significant increase in volume, likely including illegal n*ked short selling MarketWire

S&W Seed to Begin Commercial Scale Planting of Stevia
S&W Seed Company (NASDAQ: SANW) today issued an update relating to its progress on producing high quality stevia leaf varieties in the U.S. on a commercial scale. MarketWire

Bio-AMD, Inc. Announces FINRA Approval of New Name and Trading Symbol
Bio-AMD, Inc. ("Bio-AMD" or the "Company," formerly known as Flex Fuels Energy, Inc.) (OTCBB: BIAD) today announced that FINRA has approved the Company's previously reported name change from Flex Fuels Energy, Inc. to Bio-AMD, Inc. and a trading symbol change from "FXFL" to "BIAD MarketWire

Globus Maritime Limited Files a Registration Statement on Form F-1
Globus Maritime Limited (the "Company"), (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, reported today that it has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 (the "Registration Statement") with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") relating to a proposed follow-on public offering (the "Offering") of shares of common stock to be offered by the Company MarketWire

GreenHouse Holdings Announces First Quarter Revenue Increase of 33%
GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: GRHU) ("GreenHouse"), a San Diego, California-based integrated energy solutions provider and developer of eco-friendly infrastructure, announced revenue results of approximately $1.5 million for the First Quarter 2011 and is providing a shareholder update. MarketWire

Actify Achieves Microsoft(TM) Gold Partner Status
Actify Inc., a global leader in visual product knowledge solutions, today announced that it has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program with an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) competency MarketWire

Oracle Communications MetaSolv Solution 6.2 Enables Fast and Cost-Effective Converged Fulfillment for Business Services
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Health Insurance Premiums -- Save Gas and Buy It From Home
Health Insurance Premiums are high enough and having to drive somewhere to buy it and pay over $4.00 a gallon is just adding cost to your health premiums. But thousands of people each day are taking control of their costs by going online to shop for health insurance MarketWire

VYCON Wins Network Products Guide 2011 Best "Green IT" Product Award Competition
VYCON (, the designer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly, high-speed energy storage flywheel systems, today announced that its VDC-XE clean energy power system has been named the winner in the Green IT category of the Network Products Guide 6th Annual 2011 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards competition MarketWire

easyhome Ltd. Announces Timing of First Quarter Conference Call and Webcast
easyhome Ltd. (TSX: EH), Canada's largest merchandise leasing company and a growing provider of financial services, will hold a conference call with shareholders, analysts and portfolio managers on Wednesday, June 1, 2011. A Press Release will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday, May 31, 2011. MarketWire

Granite Hill Estates Offers Second Art for Life Exhibit
Granite Hill Estates (GHE), the Kennebec Valley's premier continuing care retirement community, will offer the next exhibit in its Art for Life program beginning May 25. Art for Life is a series of two-month exhibits from artists who reside at Granite Hill and throughout the extended community of greater Hallowell MarketWire

DocFinity Wins 2011 RAVE Award
DocFinity, a provider of enterprise content management (ECM) and business process management (BPM) software to the insurance, healthcare, higher education, and other industries, has won the 2011 RAVE Award. Co-sponsored by Tech Decisions and Novarica, these awards recognize outstanding software and IT service providers based on feedback from their customers. MarketWire

Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. Announces Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by Leeds Equity Partners
Nobel Learning Communities, Inc MarketWire

Aconex Adds Mobility to Construction Project Collaboration
Aconex, the world's largest provider of online collaboration solutions to the construction and engineering industries, announced Aconex Mobile for iPhone®, providing on-the-go project team members with anywhere, anytime access to project documents and other team members MarketWire

Tilera and Qosmos Collaborate to Offer Up to 50 Gbps of Network Intelligence in a 2U Linux Server
Tilera® Corporation, the leader in manycore general purpose microprocessors, in collaboration with Qosmos, today announced the highest performance network intelligence Linux server solution, at a whopping 50 gigabits per-second. The solution runs Qosmos technology software stack on the Tilera-based S2Q server, available from Quanta Computers MarketWire

Oracle Extends Next-Generation, Multivendor IP and Ethernet Provisioning Capabilities With Oracle Communications IP Service Activator 7.0
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Maker Faire Bay Area 2011 Speaker Highlights
Part playground, part science fair, part welding shop, part county fair, and 100% unique, Maker Faire Bay Area 2011 provides something for every member of the family. More than just exploding Mentos and caroming robots, Maker Faire's speaker slate brings together some of the finest minds in early adoption and innovation MarketWire

WCG Hires Nancy Fitzsimmons as a Managing Director in Its Healthcare Practice
WCG, an independent firm partnering with clients in the healthcare, consumer products and technology industries to deliver integrated creative and interactive communications strategies and programs, today announced the appointment of Nancy Fitzsimmons as Managing Director, Healthcare, working out of its New York office. MarketWire

Sherpa Software Enhances Enterprise Search Software; Boosts Businesses' Ability to Effectively Respond to Electronic Discovery and Regulatory Requests
Sherpa Software, a leading provider of e-discovery and information management solutions, today announced the availability of Discovery Attender 3.7, the latest version of its electronic discovery software that is designed to search and produce electronically stored information MarketWire Named Finalist in 2011 American Business Awards(SM)® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS® postage online and shipping software to approximately 400,000 customers, was named a Finalist today in the "Customer Service Department of the Year" category in the 2011 American Business Awards. MarketWire

Divine Souls From Outspark Announces the Priest Class
Outspark, the destination for social MMO gamers, has added a new Priest class character to its free-to-play (F2P) action MMO game, Divine Souls. A dashing and debonair man of mystery with a sharp wit, the priest adds new depth to the game's character cast and PvP metagame, with curative abilities to aid and replenish allies in battle. MarketWire

Triton Files 1st Quarter Ending March 31, 2011 Financial Reports
Triton (PINKSHEETS: TTDZ) announces that following the filing of the year end December 31, 2010 Financial Reports, the company filed again on May 17, 2011, 1st quarter ending March 31, 2011, all required Financial Reports with the OTC Markets. Triton's management wishes to point out to the shareholders that the latest filing produced the following exciting results: MarketWire

TCW Mutual Fund Complex Tops $30 Billion in Assets, Tripling in Size Since 2009
The TCW Group (TCW), an international asset-management firm, announced that total assets under management in its TCW and MetWest-branded mutual funds have surpassed $30 billion, more than tripling TCW's mutual fund assets in the past 17 months. MarketWire

General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) to Keynote at 2011 Symantec Government Symposium
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) -- the former United States Secretary of State -- will give the morning keynote presentation at the Symantec Government Symposium: 24-7: Assured, Efficient, Anywhere MarketWire

Global NuTech, Inc. Announces Cancellation of Another Joint Venture With 50 Million Shares to Be Returned to the Company
Global NuTech, Inc. (OTCBB: BOCL) ( announced today that, as a part of its previously announced capital restructuring, the joint venture with Agrigenic Food Company will be cancelled effective May 23, 2011. As a result, the 50 Million shares of Global NuTech common stock previously issued to the joint venture will be returned to the Company and treated as treasury stock. MarketWire

Innovative Theatrical Circuit Studio Movie Grill Embraces Cinedigm Digital Cinema's Technology, Offering Moviegoers a High Quality Screening Experience and Expanded Content Options
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in digital cinema, today announced a long-term VPF deployment agreement with Studio Movie Grill. The agreement will cover all of Studio Movie Grill's theatres under the terms of Cinedigm's long-term agreements with all the major studios and will include 58 Cinedigm-Certified™ screens. MarketWire

Lucid Imagination and Uchida Spectrum Announce Strategic Alliance for Japan and Asian Markets
Lucid Imagination, the commercial company for Apache Lucene and Apache Solr search technology, today announced a strategic alliance with Uchida Spectrum Inc. (USI), a leading Japanese provider of enterprise information analysis applications. MarketWire

Adknowledge and Ansca Mobile Partner to Speed Mobile App Development, Distribution and Monetization for iOS and Android Developers
Mobile game developers now have a powerful way to build, distribute and earn revenue from their apps MarketWire

Venture Capital Returns Continue to Improve Through Q4 2010
With the exception of the 15-year returns which declined slightly, venture capital performance improved from last quarter across all time horizons as of the end of the fourth quarter of 2010, according to the Cambridge Associates U.S. Venture Capital Index®, the performance benchmark of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) MarketWire

ADP(R) AdvancedMD Electronic Health Record Software Receives Federal ONC-ATCB Certification

Mexico's Second Largest Cable Television Operator Chooses RGB Networks for Major Digital Upgrade
Cablemás, the second largest cable television operator in Mexico with more than one million subscribers, is undertaking a comprehensive digital simulcast upgrade of its networks using products from RGB Networks, the leader in high-capacity multi-screen video delivery solutions. MarketWire

Fujitsu Cuts Ownership Costs and Reduces Risk for Private Clouds
Fujitsu today provides enterprises with a fast track to the private cloud, introducing its first completely preconfigured datacenter environment MarketWire

Top 10 Tips for Renters and Potential Homebuyers Offered by Credit Sesame
Credit Sesame, the leading free online service that helps consumers make smarter credit decisions and optimize their loans for maximum savings, today released consumer tips for current renters and prospective U.S. homebuyers. While home sales remain stagnant, renters are expected to pay a monthly average of over $1,025 in 2012, according to rental performance data company, Reis Inc. MarketWire to Present at Upcoming Stephens Spring Investment Conference® (NASDAQ: SPRT), a leading provider of cloud-based technology services and software for consumers and small business, today announced that CEO Josh Pickus and CFO Shelly Schaffer will be presenting at the Stephens Spring Investment Conference on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 3:00pm ET at the New York Palace Hotel in New York, NY. MarketWire

VMware User Group Connecticut to Highlight Actifio's Virtual Data Management Solution
Actifio™, the leader in Virtual Data Management (VDM), today announced that it will be a featured presenter during the VMware User Group (VMUG) Connecticut event on May 19, 2011 at the Farmington Marriott Hotel in Farmington, Conn. The one-day conference will feature an Actifio presentation, "Introduction to Virtual Data Management -- Data Management for AnyIT™" from 1:15 p.m MarketWire

Recognition of the TOEFL(R) Test Exceeds 8,000 Institutions Globally and Continues to Grow
Educational Testing Service (ETS) announced today that the number of institutions accepting the TOEFL® test to evaluate English language proficiency for non-native speakers has surpassed 8,000 worldwide. MarketWire

EnerNOC and Electricity North West Limited Sign Five-Year Demand Response Agreement
EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), the leading provider of demand response applications and services, today announced that it will provide demand response capacity to Electricity North West Limited, a major distribution network operator that delivers power to 2.4 million domestic and industrial customers in the North West of England, including Greater Manchester and Cumbria MarketWire

NetIQ Adds Identity, Security and Select Data Center Lines From Novell; Announces New Executive Leadership Team
NetIQ Corporation, a business unit of The Attachmate Group, today announced it will add the complete portfolio of Novell® identity and security solutions and selected Novell data center solutions to the NetIQ business unit solution portfolio MarketWire Launches First Third-Party IP Portal Localized for Vital Japanese Design Community today launched, a Japanese-language version of the world's largest IP and chip planning portal. allows Japanese IC designers to evaluate and explore third-party IP in their native language, providing access to a global ecosystem of IP from over 200 of the world's largest IP suppliers and foundries MarketWire

Health Language Joins Forces With Dossia to Enable Employees to Better Understand Contents of Their Personal Health Record
Health Language, Inc. (HLI), the global leader in medical terminology management, is teaming with Dossia, a leading health management system provider whose founding members include many of the country's major employers, to improve the user experience and utility of the Dossia Personal Health Record for employees, retirees, and their dependents. MarketWire

WABCO Announces Agreement to Supply Its Breakthrough Emergency Braking Technology to Hyundai, South Korea's Largest Manufacturer of Commercial Vehicles
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) (www.wabco-auto MarketWire

Saia to Present at Wolfe Trahan Global Conference
Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA), a multi-regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation company, announced that Jim Darby, Vice President Finance and CFO, will participate in an LTL panel discussion at the Wolfe Trahan 4th Annual Global Transportation Conference MarketWire Morning Alerts: Bank of America, Pfizer, High Plains Gas, Wells Fargo, Explortex Energy, Sirius, Intel, and Micron Technology is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

OverDrive Accelerates Global eBook Distribution to K-12 & Higher Ed Channels
Educational and academic publishers can now reach schools around the world with hundreds of K-12 and higher education libraries now in OverDrive's global network. New eBook publishers supplying to OverDrive-powered school, college, and university libraries include Houghton Mifflin, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Kaeden Publishing, Barnes Report, and ALA Editions MarketWire

EBACE 2011: Bombardier Aerospace Releases Annual Aircraft Market Forecasts
Today, Bombardier Aerospace released its annual aircraft market forecasts for the business and commercial aircraft markets. MarketWire

Sitestar Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
Sitestar Corporation (OTCBB: SYTE), a holding company for technology related businesses, announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2011. Financial highlights for the year include: MarketWire

Implant Sciences Receives $586,000 Order for Quantum Sniffer Units to Be Deployed at 2011 Summer Universiade
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, today announced it has received a new order valued at over $586,000 to supply Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150 systems for security screening at the 2011 Summer Universiade in Shenzhen, China. MarketWire

Public Media Works Concludes Operations Test as Kiosk Solution Is Tweaked for Scalability
Public Media Works, Inc. (OTCBB: PUBM), operating under the consumer brand Spot. The difference™, announced today that it has successfully completed the operational test of their first 25 kiosks at high traffic outdoor locations in Riverside County, California, and are now preparing for their next round of deployments. MarketWire

American Petro-Hunter Commences Spud of Horizontal Well at North Oklahoma Project
American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") today is pleased to announce the spud of the NOM1H Horizontal well at the Company's North Oklahoma Project. Drilling commenced yesterday with the setting of surface casing and the well is drilling ahead. MarketWire

Gain(R) and Barenaked Ladies Team Up to Ask America -- Do You Smell Like a Million Bucks?
Today Gain® launches the "Smell Like a Million Bucks Contest" to give people across the country a chance to win one million dollars, turning one lucky winner's dreams into a reality. To help spread the word about the contest, Gain enlisted the help of alternative rock band, Barenaked Ladies, who are largely known for their hit "If I Had a Million Dollars MarketWire

IronKey Continues Hyper Growth in Q1 2011
IronKey, the leader in securing data and online access, continued its strong sales, customer, and partner growth leading to a record breaking quarter for the company. During the first quarter of 2011, overall product bookings increased 90 percent compared to the same period last year MarketWire

WhiteConcierge Chooses ForeScout CounterACT to Achieve Continued PCI DSS Level 1 Compliance
ForeScout Technologies, Inc MarketWire

Weather Will Determine if Wind Power Is Curtailed in Pacific Northwest, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Wind power operators and the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) (Portland, Oregon) are praying for cold and cloudy weather for the next few days. Otherwise, BPA will have to start temporarily curtailing wind generation in the region, which would make no one happy. MarketWire

Plantronics Advances Social Collaboration With IBM UC2 Integration
Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) today announced the availability of their new software plug-in designed specifically for IBM unified communications and collaboration UC(2)software to help organizations embrace social business concepts. MarketWire

Plantronics Redefines Business Communications With Simply Smarter Products to Address Today's Changing Work Styles
Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) today announced an expanded portfolio of simply smarter communications products designed to address today's new business environments and evolving work styles MarketWire

PTGI Announces Accella Cloud VC Video Conferencing Solution in Australia: Delivering More Flexible, Decentralized & Cost Effective Solution
Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (PTGi) (OTCBB: PMUG) today reported that its Australian subsidiary, Primus Telecom has announced its new hosted video conferencing solution, Accella Cloud VC, with a live video conferencing demonstration at the National Broadband Network (NBN) mainland launch in Armidale, New South Wales. MarketWire

Radient Pharmaceuticals to Exhibit Onko-Sure(R) Cancer Test at the American Society of Clinial Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting
Radient Pharmaceuticals Corporation "RPC" (NYSE Amex: RPC), a developer and global marketer of In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) cancer tests, today announced the Company will exhibit its FDA-cleared Onko-Sure® cancer test at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago from June 3-6, 2011. RPC will be located at booth 3101 in the exhibition hall MarketWire

Plantronics Rings in 50 Years of Success From the New York Stock Exchange
Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) today celebrated its 50th anniversary with a web event broadcast from the New York Stock Exchange. Company executives outlined their vision and strategy for the future, and unveiled a host of simply smarter products designed to address new work styles and simplify workplace communications MarketWire

Automation Helps Payroll and Accounts Payable Keep Expense Management on Track
CyberShift, a global provider of workforce management and expense management software and services, today announced that they will co-present an educational workshop session focusing on travel and entertainment (T&E) expense management during the American Payroll Association's (APA) upcoming 29th Annual Congress. MarketWire

The Radicati Group Releases "Email Statistics Report, 2011-2015"
A new study from the Radicati Group, Inc., brings together key data and statistics on the use of Email, Instant Messaging (IM), Social Networking, Wireless Email, and Unified Communications (UC) MarketWire

Actelis Networks Ranked #1 by Infonetics Research for Third Consecutive Year
Actelis Networks®, the leading global supplier of Ethernet over copper solutions that is accelerating everything for service providers, today announced at TIA 2011: Inside the Network (Booth 916) that the company has been recognized by Infonetics Research as the #1 global supplier of Ethernet over bonded-copper Ethernet Access Devices (EADs) MarketWire

Actelis Networks' BBA Enables Carriers to Meet FCC's New Goal of Delivering Increased Broadband Rates for High-Speed Internet Services

National Lipid Association Releases New Recommendations for Management of Familial Hypercholesterolemia & Launches Consumer Education Campaign
The National Lipid Association (NLA) today announced the publication of new recommendations in the May issue of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology for the screening, diagnosis and treatment of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), an inherited condition marked by high LDL cholesterol typically starting in childhood MarketWire

Symetis reports on trans-apical ACURATE TA(TM) clinical development
Symetis SA, a private Swiss company developing innovative transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) systems, announced today during the Late-Breaking Trials session at EuroPCR 2011 in Paris the 6-month results of its ACURATE TA™ first-in-man (FIM) clinical study MarketWire

Stanford Law School Announces Opening of New Academic Building
Stanford Law School today announced the opening of the William H. Neukom Building, the new central hub of the law school, which will transform the existing campus into a collaborative, open space to stimulate interdisciplinary studies and help cross-pollinate ideas among faculty and students -- all in support of the school's vision to transform legal education. MarketWire

Toyota Ahead of Schedule With Recovery Efforts, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Prior to Mother Nature's unleashing her fury on Japan in early March, Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM) (Toyota City, Japan) was already dealing with some significant obstacles in its fight to retain the No. 1 spot in automotive sales worldwide MarketWire

Positive Update on Northland's Kaunisvaara Project Confirming the Logistic Solution and a NPV of USD 934 Million
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(OSLO: NAUR)(FRANKFURT: NPK) ("Northland" or "the Company") is pleased to announce a positive update to the Definitive Feasibility Study ("DFS") on its 100%-owned Kaunisvaara Project ("the Project") in northern Sweden. MarketWire

Expert Tools for Project Collaboration and Online Project Management, by Aconex, a Feature of "Industry Today" on
Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will host special guest Aconex (San Francisco, California) as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast. Aconex is an online project collaboration platform that helps engineering and construction project team members to more securely and efficiently manage project information, helping to protect delivery schedules and budgets MarketWire

EchoStar Places Offering of $2 Billion in Senior Notes
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) today announced that its subsidiary, EH Holding Corporation, has priced an offering of $1 MarketWire

MarketSharing Launches Premium Business-to-Business Daily Deals
MarketSharing, the premium business-to-business deals provider for exceptional business products and services, today announced the public beta launch of their New York daily deal offerings. Their first three daily deals include discounts on SeamlessWeb food delivery, BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 event passes, and TeamWorx team building challenges in Central Park. MarketWire

Coldwell Banker Real Estate Survey Finds Spike in Gas Prices Is Impacting Where Home Buyers Choose to Live
The high cost of gasoline is not just emptying wallets; it is also impacting where consumers choose to buy a home MarketWire

Pacnet Boosts Capabilities in India With New International Gateway
Pacnet today announced the launch of its international gateway in Chennai, enabling the delivery of Pacnet's full suite of robust, high-speed international connectivity solutions to meet India's growing demand for bandwidth. MarketWire

ValidSoft Hires Senior Executives to Strengthen Product Development and Support
ValidSoft, a global supplier of fraud prevention, authentication and transaction verification solutions, today announced several key executive hires. ValidSoft has significantly increased its product development and maintenance capabilities by appointing Owen Tippett as Infrastructure Manager and Ashley Parsons as Test Manager MarketWire

ARM Upgrades Validation Methodology for Processor and System IP With Jasper
Jasper Design Automation, the leading provider of verification solutions based on formal technology, today announced that ARM has completed a deployment of Jasper technology and solutions that enhances the validation methodology for ARM® AMBA® protocol-based processor and system IP MarketWire

Despatch Industries Receives Order for Custom Composite Cure Ovens From Bristol Aerospace Limited
Despatch Industries, the world's leading thermal processing equipment provider for over one hundred years, announces that the company has received a large order for several custom vacuum bagging S-Ovens and a control system from Bristol Aerospace Limited. Bristol Aerospace is a division of Magellan Aerospace Limited that operates in Winnipeg, Manitoba MarketWire

PTC Signs Reseller Agreement With US-Based FireScope; Company Extends Reach in South East Asia
Leading enterprise data management solutions provider PTC System Pte Ltd (PTC) today announced an agreement with FireScope, a US-based company that is dedicated to helping organizations align IT services with the business. MarketWire

SDRL - North Atlantic Drilling secures contract for West Alpha
North Atlantic Drilling Ltd., in whichSeadrill has a 75 percent ownership, has received a letter of award for thesemi-submersible drilling rig West Alpha for operations on the NorwegianContinental Shelf. MarketWire

Xcite Energy Limited -- Appointment of Advisers

78% of Tablets Shipped Will Have a 3G/4G Modem in 2015, Says In-Stat
Consumers of portable and computing devices require constant connectivity in order to access the Internet, engage in social networking, and share multimedia content. In fact, this consistent connected experience is imperative in today's digital lifestyle MarketWire

Bombardier Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Russian Joint Venture
Bombardier Transportation's signalling engineering joint venture (JV) celebrates its 15th anniversary today. The milestone is being marked by a customer event as part of the Russian Railways' (RZD) Signalling and CBI conference attended by key Russian, CIS and Baltic customers and partners. MarketWire

Russell MENA Index Reflects 5.5% Loss YTD Through May 16, but Energy Sub-Sector in the Index Gains for the Period
The Russell MENA (Middle East and North Africa) Index posted an overall loss of 5.5% year-to-date through May 16, 2011. The Index, which had posted a positive return for the month of April (3.3%), has reflected a loss of 1.4% month-to-date through May 16, 2011. MarketWire Morning Alerts: High Plains Gas, Explortex Energy, Options Media Group, Fresh Harvest, Javalution, Bourque, Lithium Exploration, Onteco Corp. is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

Why Coffee Is Heating Up - Equity Research on Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and Kraft Foods Inc.
Today, released its industry report highlighting Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) and Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE: KFT). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at MarketWire

Stronger GDP Drives Organic Sector Growth - Equity Research on Gulf Resources and Cabot Corporation
Today, released its industry report highlighting Gulf Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GFRE) and Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at MarketWire

FRO - Termination of Charter-in Contract for OBO Carrier
Frontline Ltd. ("Frontline" or the"Company") has agreed with Ship FinanceInternational Limited ("Ship Finance") to terminate the long term charterpartybetween the companies for the OBO carrier Front Breaker. ShipFinance hassimultaneously sold the vessel. The termination of the charter isexpected totake place in May 2011. MarketWire

Reg Technologies Inc. and REGI U.S., Inc. Release Second Prototype RadMax(TM) Assembly Fabrication Progress Report
REGI U.S., Inc. (OTCBB: RGUS)(FRANKFURT: RGJ) ("REGI" or "RGUS") and Reg Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RRE)(OTCBB: REGRF) ("Reg" or "RRE.V" or "REGRF") are pleased to provide the second fabrication progress report for the prototype RadMax™ Diesel Engine. MarketWire

Large surpluses in central government finances in 2011 and 2012
Central government finances improve and our new forecast shows a budget surplus of SEK 99 billion in 2011 and a surplus of SEK 68 billion in 2012. The surplus is partly due to the fact that the sale of state-owned assets is expected to generate income of SEK 38 billion in 2011 and SEK 25 billion in 2012 GlobeNewswire

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