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'Dictator' Steve Jobs blasted on execs for 'tarnishing Apple's reputation'
Apple CEO Steve Jobs has been deemed as a dictator. ANI

Technology Industry Pioneer David Yen to Lead Cisco Unified Computing and Nexus Server Access Switching Business
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced the appointment of David Yen as the leader of the Server Access and Virtualization Technology Group (SAVTG), the home of Cisco's phenomenally successful Unified Computing System and Nexus server access data center switching portfolio. MarketWire

Camelot Receives New Trading Symbol CMGRD
Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGRD) ("Camelot") announced today that effective May 9, 2011, Camelot has a new trading symbol "CMGRD". Camelot has implemented a 20,000:1 reverse stock split of its common stock, effective May 9, 2011. MarketWire

The Plug-In Electric Vehicle Revolution: Are We Ready?
Who:CleanTech OC, the trade association for cleantech companies in Orange County, is hosting a symposium on plug-in electric vehicles featuring thought leaders from the PEV industry. Speakers include Diane Wittenberg of the California PEV Collaborative, County Supervisor Bill Campbell, Matt Sapp of Ernst & Young, Dr MarketWire

dProduce Man Software Introduces Online Accounting and Management Software for Produce Industry
dProduce Man Software, a leading provider of software for the produce industry, has announced dProduce Man Online, the first online accounting and management software for produce distributors, wholesalers, brokers, and processors. dProduce Man Online makes it fast and easy to manage a business online MarketWire

ML Macadamia Orchards, L.P. Reports First Quarter 2011 Earnings
ML Macadamia Orchards, L.P. (OTCQX: NNUT)(PINKSHEETS: NNUT) today reported a net profit of $49,000, or $0.01 perClass A Unit for the first quarter of 2011, mainly as a result of improvednut production. In the first quarter of 2010, the company reported a netloss of $25,000, or $0.00 per Class A Unit on lower production caused by asevere drought in the Company's Ka'u orchards MarketWire

ERHC Energy Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results
ERHC Energy Inc. (OTCBB: ERHE), a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in the highly prospective Gulf of Guinea off the coast of West Africa, has announced its results for the quarter ending on March 31, 2011, of ERHC's current financial year. MarketWire

"What Would Your Mother Do" Shakes Up Perceptions and Ideals Across America and Beyond With Conversation Underwear
Inspired by growing teens and college-bound youths, the creative minds behind WWYMD thought that a cute pair of boy shorts would be a nice going away present -- something cool to share with other girls at the dorm. They could not have anticipated the massive response to the California line that is now sweeping America MarketWire

Prescott Support Launches Rebranded Air Cargo Website
Prescott Support reinforced its commitment to providing anytime air cargo support with its launch today of a comprehensive new website designed to provide detailed information on its air charter and air cargo services. MarketWire

Amanda Eliasch Collaborates With Jonathan Brown for "Peccadilloes" Exhibition at the Leadapron
Amanda Eliasch has added another string to her creative bow by crafting a series of artworks in neon for an exhibition at the Leadapron Gallery in Los Angeles. Gallerist Jonathan Brown will present "Peccadilloes," showcasing Amanda's new neon works based on the cartoon drawings of her by close friend and art patron, Kay Saatchi MarketWire

Chai-Na-Ta Corp. Reports 2011 First Quarter Results
All figures are in CDN$ MarketWire

Gold Resource Corporation Q1 Conference Call
Gold Resource Corporation (GORO) (NYSE Amex: GORO) today announced the timing of its Q1 CEO conference call scheduled May 11, 2011. Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico. MarketWire

Elephant Talk Communications, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Provides Business Update
Elephant Talk Communications, Inc.(OTCBB: ETAK) (www.elephanttalk.com), an international provider of businesssoftware and services to the telecommunications and financial servicesindustries, today announced the results of operations for the three monthperiod ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Perceptron Announces Conference Call/Webcast for Third Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2011
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP) will hold its third quarter earnings conference call/webcast chaired by Harry T. Rittenour, President and Chief Executive Officer, on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 10:00 AM (EDT). MarketWire

Willbros Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced todayfinancial results for the first quarter 2011. The Company recorded a netloss from continuing operations in the first quarter of $44.4 million, or$0.94 per share, on revenue of $412.3 million. Contributing to the losswere charges of $8 MarketWire

Capital Product Partners L.P. Will Participate at the Wells Fargo 2011 Industrial & Construction Conference
Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP) today announced that Mr. Ioannis Lazaridis, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Capital Product Partners L.P., will present at the Wells Fargo 2011 Industrial & Construction Conference on Tuesday, May 10 2011 at the New York Palace in New York City at 3:50 PM EDT. Mr MarketWire

Gleeworks, Inc. Announces Acquisition, Name and Symbol Change
Gleeworks, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CAPA), today announces an acquisition and change of name and trading symbol. MarketWire

Stratos Product Development Will Sponsor "State of Technology" Event Featuring Aneesh Chopra, the Nation's Chief Technology Officer
Stratos Product Development today announced its participation as a Premier Sponsor of the Technology Alliance's State of Technology luncheon featuring the nation's CTO, Aneesh Chopra. The event will take place Tuesday, May 10 in downtown Seattle. MarketWire

Capturx Energy Solutions From Adapx to Be Showcased at EMC World
Adapx, the company that is changing the way mobile teams collect data and collaborate, today announced that its Capturx Energy Solutions will be showcased at EMC World in the Industry Session: Reducing Plant Operational Risk and Ensuring EHS Compliance with IIG Energy Solutions on Tuesday, 10 May, at 2PM in the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas MarketWire

Final Round of 'Real Weddings in San Diego' Contest Has Begun
The preliminary round of voting is complete for the 'Real Weddings in San Diego' contest and the final round has begun. The eight couples initially selected to compete in Real Weddings have been narrowed down to three finalist couples. MarketWire

University General Health System, Inc. Files SEC Financial Data for Predecessor Business
University General Health System, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UGHS) today announced the filing of Forms 10Q, 10K, and 8K-A with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") covering its predecessor business known as "SeaBridge Freight Corp." As previously reported, University General Health System divested its interests in SeaBridge Freight Corp. on March 28, 2011 MarketWire

DryShips Inc. Announces First Quarter 2011 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) (the "Company" or "DryShips"), a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes, and through its majority owned subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW Inc., of off-shore contract drilling oil services, announced today that it will release its results for the first quarter 2011 after the market closes in New York on Thursday, May 12, 2011. MarketWire

HearAtLast Holdings Retains Phoenix IR Associates to Implement Interactive Shareholder Relations Program
HearAtLast Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HRAL) announced today that it has retained Phoenix IR Associates Inc. to assist in the design and execution of an interactive shareholder relations program for the company. The highly experienced team at Phoenix IR Associates has worked with hundreds of exciting, growing companies on programs that have boosted public and shareholder awareness over the years MarketWire

McWilliams|Ballard Announces Sales Milestone at Gaslight Square as the Project Wins Big at Washington Business Journal's Best Real Estate Deals
McWilliams|Ballard announced today that since launching sales at Gaslight Square condominiums in Arlington, Virginia to Friends and Family on February 9th and to the general public on March 15th, nearly $12 million worth of these luxury residences have been sold MarketWire

Jenne Appoints Channel Veteran Ken Fabozzi to Vice President of U.S. Sales
Jenne Inc®, a leading value-added distributor of IP telephony, audio and video conferencing, data networking and IT security products, announced that it has appointed channel veteran Ken Fabozzi to the newly created position of vice president of U.S. sales MarketWire

Health Affairs Blog: 80% of Uninsured Patients in 4 Busy Hospital ERs Are Eligible, but Not Enrolled in Public Programs, According to CoverageForAll.org
A startling 79.7% of uninsured patients seeking emergency care in four San Diego hospital ERs could have had some form of government insurance, but did not, according to a recent study posted today on the well-regarded health policy journal Health Affairs by the Foundation for Health Coverage Education (FHCE) (www.CoverageForAll.org). MarketWire

Barrington Reports First Quarter Operating Results
Barrington Broadcasting Group LLC("Barrington") announced today its financial results for the three monthsended March 31, 2011. Highlights are as follows: MarketWire

Tripwire Implements Key Australian Government Standard for Improved Cyber Defense
Tripwire, a leading global provider of IT security and compliance automation solutions, today announced that it has implemented the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM) as a standard Tripwire policy MarketWire

BRT Realty Trust Reports Second Quarter Results
BRT REALTY TRUST (NYSE: BRT), a real estateinvestment trust engaged in the business of originating and holding forinvestment senior mortgage loans secured by commercial and multi-familyreal estate in the United States, today announced operating results forthe three months ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Expertise Behind Adirondack Chairs From The Rocky River Rondack Company
Adirondack chairs manufactured by The Rocky River Rondack Company, headquartered in Hudson, Ohio, are the result of real expertise and a real desire to relax. MarketWire

The New Le Boat 1500 -- Ready for Action This Summer
Le Boat's new Le Boat 1500 Series has beaten all sales targets and is now 99% sold for the 2011 vacation season. She has successfully completed all water and technical trials and the first 29 boats are on schedule to be delivered to Le Boat's bases across France and Germany by the end of May. MarketWire

Prospect Capital Declares the 34th, 35th, 36th and 37th Consecutive Cash Distributions of the Company
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect" or "Company") announced today that Prospect has declared monthly cash distributions in the following amounts and with the following record and payment dates: MarketWire

Blanca Games Issues Statement on Pro Player Contracts
Blanca Games Inc. ("Blanca"), operator of online poker rooms Absolute Poker and UB, issued the following statement today: MarketWire

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. to Present at Wells Fargo Securities Industrial and Construction Conference
Event: Hertz Global Holdings, Inc MarketWire

One Liberty Properties, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
One Liberty Properties, Inc. (NYSE: OLP), anowner of a geographically diversified portfolio of retail, industrial,office and other properties primarily under long term leases in the UnitedStates, today announced operating results for the quarter ended March 31,2011. MarketWire

Faith Travel Conference & Expo Announces Key Partnerships Within Christian Community
More than 300 million people participate in faith travel annually, making it one of the fastest growing travel segments in the United States. Church leadership, staff, volunteers, and travel agents are the primary planners of faith-based group trips, ranging from dozens to hundreds and even thousands of participants who travel nationally and internationally with a purpose MarketWire

Wave Chief Scientist to Present at Secure360 Conference
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) (www.wave.com) announced today that Chief Scientist Dr. Robert Thibadeau will discuss data breach, regulatory compliance and the role of hardware-based encryption at Secure360°™ in St. Paul, MN, on May 10th. Thibadeau will be joined by renowned attorney and security expert Ms. Lucy Thomson, of CSC MarketWire

Top Government HIPAA and Health IT Attorney to Leave HHS, Joins Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Adam H. Greene, a 12-year health law veteran and key regulator at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) agency responsible for HIPAA and Health IT enforcement, will join the law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP in their Washington, D.C. office, effective May 16. MarketWire

Given Imaging Announces New Studies Confirm PillCam(R) SB's Role in the Management of Patients With Suspected and Known Crohn's Disease
Given Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIVN), a world leader in GI medical devices and pioneer of capsule endoscopy, today announced the results of new studies confirming the value of using PillCam SB to detect lesions indicative of Crohn's disease, as well as to monitor disease progression in patients with suspected and known Crohn's disease MarketWire

Apparel Magazine Names 2011 Top Innovators
Apparel Magazine, the leading media brand for the apparel industry for more than 52 years, has announced its "2011 Top Innovators." MarketWire

NY Credit Union Offers "Free Vault Samples" and a Chance at $100k
Palisades Federal Credit Union, the largest Rockland County based Credit Union, is celebrating the opening of their newest branch location in Orangeburg, NY. The NY Credit Union will kick off a weeklong celebration beginning Monday, May 9th MarketWire

Dynasty Resources Assists U.S. Brands Now Rushing to Capture the Chinese Consumer
Dynasty Resources Inc., a US-China business consulting and advisory service firm was selected as the US-China consulting firm by ENK International, the largest apparel trade show in the US in joining the 11th CHIC show in Beijing to assist ENK's client brands in developing understanding and confidence to explore the Chinese marketplace for the first time. MarketWire

Unity Development Platform and Web Player Certified by the US Army and Air Force
Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity development platform for games and interactive 3D on the web, iOS, Android, and consoles, today announced that Unity 3.x and the Unity Web Player have been certified by the US Army and Air Force to be installed on their secure networks. MarketWire

Altran Will Distribute mgMEDIA's Technology in Europe
Editors Note: There is a photo accompanying this press release. MarketWire

Insulet Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leaderin tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® InsulinManagement System, today announced financial results for the first quarterended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

'Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show' Takes Its Hit Production to New York for a Prestigious Annual Gala on May 24, Queens Theatre in the Park in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
Currently packing in the crowds five nights a week at the legendary Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, the critically acclaimed "Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show" (www.sandysratpack.com) is also hitting the road this year, beginning with a highly anticipated performance May 24 at Queens Theatre in the Park's Gala 2011. MarketWire

FX Energy Reports Record First Quarter Production, Revenues and Cash Flow
FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) todayannounced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2011. TheCompany reported first quarter net earnings of $6.5 million, or $0.14 pershare. This compares to net income of $0.9 million, or $0.02 per share, forthe first quarter of 2010. Included in the Company's quarterly results werenon-cash foreign exchange gains of $6 MarketWire

Insurance Option by TravMark Protects Broad Range of Activities
TravMark, a specialty insurance company, now offers cancellation insurance which can be purchased for a variety of activities, including: summer camps, trade shows, sports programs, and educational programs. Designed to protect interests with pre-paid costs, Travmark's A+ Protection specifically covers "program cancellation" and "program arrangements." MarketWire

UPDATE: American College of Education Names Sandra J. Doran President
American College of Education has named Sandra J. Doran as its new president. Ms. Doran brings extensive academic and fiscal experience to the position, and embodies the ideals of learning and innovation that lie at the heart of the College's mission MarketWire

ECU Silver Chairman and CEO, Michel Roy, Provides Letter to Shareholders
ECU Silver Mining Inc. (TSX: ECU) MarketWire

Lief Kaiper Joins Swinerton Family of Companies
Lief Kaiper has been selected by Swinerton Builders and HMH Builders to lead their healthcare business development efforts in Northern California. Beginning in 2011, Swinerton Builders and HMH Builders have become an integrated healthcare construction provider. In his new role, Lief will provide a unified sales and marketing approach. MarketWire

Spindle Mobile Names William Clark as President
Spindle Mobile, an emerging leader in mobile payment technology that allows for the secure, efficient and convenient transmittal and receipt of monetary payments via Short Message Service "SMS," today announced it has named William Clark as its President. MarketWire

Novellus' Peter Wolters Subsidiary Introduces Innovative Gap Measurement Technology for Double-Side Wafer Polishing
Novellus Systems (NASDAQ: NVLS) today announced that its German subsidiary Peter Wolters GmbH has introduced innovative gap measurement technology for double-side silicon prime wafer polishing (DSP). The new high resolution sensors and software algorithms result in outstanding control of wafer quality, as well as increased throughput for the company's AC2000-P(3) system. MarketWire

PTGi(TM) Announces New Lingo(R) Incoming Fax to Email Service
Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated ("PTGi") -- (OTCBB: PMUG) -- a global integrated facilities-based provider of advanced communications products and services, announced today that its Voice-over-IP subsidiary, Lingo, Inc. ("Lingo") has launched a new service, Lingo Incoming Fax to Email ("IFE") service. MarketWire

Absolute Auctions of Bank-Owned Properties Set for Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Arkansas
Hundreds of bank-owned commercial and residential properties in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Arkansas will sell in a series of auctions set for June 2-4, with John Dixon & Associates managing the sales. MarketWire

PharmStar Pharmaceuticals Receives Updated Intellectual Property Appraisal Valued at $32 Million
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 received an updated appraisal for the Company's intellectual property MarketWire

Ziegler Welcomes Paula Permenter
Ziegler (PINKSHEETS: ZGCO), a specialty investment banking firm with more than 100 years of experience, welcomed Paula Permenter as its newest charter school banker to the team in Texas. Ziegler is a recognized leader in the educational sector throughout the U.S. with a dedicated team in the charter school market. MarketWire

Atrion Reports First Quarter Results
Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRI) today announcedthat for the first quarter of 2011 diluted earnings per share were 46%higher than in the first quarter of 2010, and revenues for the quarter wereup 14% compared to the first quarter of 2010. MarketWire

Data Storage Corporation Announces Significant Growth
Data Storage Corporation (DSC) (OTCBB: DTST), a hybrid cloud provider of data protection and business continuity solutions, today announced that it has filed its 2010 SEC 10K and experienced significant growth in 2010. Net sales increased 329% from $585,285 for the year ending December 31, 2009 to $2,514,340 for the year ending December 31, 2010 MarketWire

3rd Annual Imagination Richmond Event at The Shops at Willow Lawn Scheduled for Saturday, May 14th
The Shops at Willow Lawn today announces that the 3rd Annual Imagination Richmond event will take place on Saturday, May 14th from 10 am - 3 pm. MarketWire

Stifel Financial Corp. Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) MarketWire

Real-Time Cellular-Level Visualization With Cellvizio Significantly More Accurate at Detecting Bilio-Pancreatic Cancer Than Tissue Sampling Method
Mauna Kea Technologies, leader in the endomicroscopy market, announced that new data show direct, cellular-level visualization of the lining of the bile or pancreatic ducts with its Cellvizio pCLE system and CholangioFlex™ miniprobe significantly improves bilio-pancreatic cancer detection rates in patients with previously indeterminate bilio-pancreatic strictures. MarketWire

California Water Issues in Focus at ACWA Conference
Water supply, water quality and the fate of the San Francisco Bay-Delta will be key topics of discussion at the Association of California Water Agencies' (ACWA) 2011 Spring Conference & Exhibition in Sacramento May 10-13. Themed "Shaping a New Political Landscape," the event is expected to draw nearly 1,700 local water leaders to the Sacramento Convention Center and surrounding hotels. MarketWire

Sage Payment Solutions Executives to Share Industry Expertise, Fundraise on Behalf of San Diego Zoo at ETA 2011 Annual Meeting & Expo
Sage Payment Solutions, the payments division for Sage North America and a multinational payment processor to more than 155,000 small and midsized businesses (SMBs) and organizations, today announced they will have a major presence at the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) 2011 Meeting & Expo, being held this week at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. MarketWire

Sun Hydraulics Q1 Earnings Jump to $0.57 on Strong Sales, Q2 Outlook Reflects Continuing Momentum
Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ: SNHY)reported financial results for the first quarter 2011 as follows: MarketWire

Coalition Urges New Direction for Delta Stewardship Council
A coalition of water agencies, local governments, associations and other organizations is urging the Delta Stewardship Council to move away from the regulatory approach of its latest draft Delta Plan and return its focus to the charge laid out for the council in the 2009 comprehensive water package enacted by the Legislature. MarketWire

Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp. CEO Negotiating for Better Terms on Horse Track
Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CGAQ), because of a series of events that have taken place in the past two weeks, which have caused some controversy; CEO Steven Swank has made arrangements to renegotiate the terms on the final contract involving the Hipodromo V Centenario MarketWire

Anybill President Remarks on Accounts Payable Automation at IAPP Fusion Conference in Orlando
Anybill, Inc MarketWire

JCM Global Names New Sales Representative for Northwest U.S.
JCM Global, the world's leading supplier of innovative automatic transaction solutions, has named Mike Colburn as Sales Representative for the Northwest U.S. Colburn will represent JCM Global's extensive line of award-winning products to casino clients in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. MarketWire

Solar Topps Announces Solar Rebate Recovery Program for Customers That Have a Confirmed Solar Reservation Number, but Are Tired of Waiting Months for Their Solar Installation to Begin
Solar Topps LLC (http://www.solartopps.com) is a leading solar integration company that helps customers use federal solar tax credits, Arizona solar tax credits and utility solar rebate incentives to install solar electric photovoltaic (PV) power arrays on their rooftops at an installed cost from $4 or less per watt MarketWire

Presentation Products Achieves InfoComm International Diamond AVSP Level Designation
InfoComm International announced today its Diamond Audiovisual Solutions Provider (AVSP) designation award to Presentation Products, generally regarded as one of the city's leading audiovisual design and integration firms MarketWire

Jury Finds TWIA Guilty of Breach of Contract in Hurricane Dolly Case
Today, a jury found the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) guilty of breach of contract in the case of Debbie and Kevin Curtin vs. TWIA, filed in Cameron County, Texas. "The Texas legislature is considering giving TWIA immunity, meaning that if they commit fraud or a breach of contract, like here, that homeowners have very little recourse," said Robert L MarketWire

North Park University Student Michael Nelson Receives Fulbright Scholarship
North Park University announced today that senior Michael Nelson of Bangor, Maine, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Scholarship. He is the sixth student from the school to receive the honor in the last four years. MarketWire

Vanguard Reports Third Quarter Results
Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. (Vanguard)today announced results for the third quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Con-way Freight Named 2010 Carrier of the Year by ENACT, LLC
Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced it has been recognized as 2010 Carrier of the Year by ENACT, LLC, a transportation technology and third-party logistics provider serving North America. ENACT presented the company with the prestigious award at Con-way Freight headquarters in Ann Arbor, Mich., on April 7. MarketWire

Box Ships Inc. Takes Delivery of Third Containership
Box Ships Inc., (NYSE: TEU), or the Company, a global shipping company specializing in the transportation of containers, announced today that it has taken delivery of the Maule, a 6,589 TEU container vessel built in 2010, from an unaffiliated third party MarketWire

Metalogix StoragePoint Now Available Through the EMC Select Program
EMC World -- Metalogix Software, the leading provider in content lifecycle management (CLM) solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint®, Exchange®, and legacy environments, announced today that Metalogix StoragePoint is now available through EMC® Select, a program which helps customers easily acquire components that comprise an information infrastructure MarketWire

BroadSoft Awarded "Deal of the Year" by the Association for Corporate Growth
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), the leading global provider of software that enables fixed-line, mobile and cable service providers to deliver real time communications, voice and multimedia services, over their IP-based networks, today announced it was awarded the 2011 Corporate Growth Award for "Deal of the Year," less than $100 million by the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) MarketWire

Arotech's FAAC Incorporated Receives $63.4 Million Order for U.S. Army Virtual Clearance Training Suites -- With Options, Up to $94 Million
FAAC Incorporated, part of Arotech Corporation's (NASDAQ: ARTX) Training and Simulation Division, has received a $63.4 million contract award for the design, development, production, and delivery of 28 Virtual Clearance Training Suites (VCTS) MarketWire

BRMA Develops Master Trading Agreement Concept, Announces Publication of Two Papers
The Broker & Reinsurance Markets Association (BRMA) is pleased to announce the association has developed a Master Trading Agreement concept that essentially provides one solution for achieving contract certainty. MarketWire

Sage North America Executive Team Expands Customer Focus
Sage North America announced today an update to its executive team, introducing broader business unit representation designed to further improve customer focus, enhance cross-business collaboration and streamline decision-making within customer markets. MarketWire

Fresh Start Tax: Immediate and Permanent IRS Tax Relief Is Finally Here
Fresh Start Tax, LLC announces that Immediate and Permanent IRS Tax Relief is Finally Here! MarketWire

Attendees of CyberShift's 2011 Customer Conference Confirm Strategic Value of Workforce and Expense Management Solutions
CyberShift, a global provider of workforce management and expense management software and services, today announced the success of its annual client conference, Accelerate 2011. The three-day event, themed "A World Showcase of Solutions: Global. Mobile. On Demand MarketWire

iPass Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leadingprovider of enterprise mobility services, today announced financial resultsfor its first quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Ixia Helps F5 Networks Validate New Performance Levels for Secured Web Traffic
INTEROP 2011 -- Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), the leading, global provider of converged IP network test solutions, and F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in application delivery networking (ADN), today announced the largest public test of SSL performance in an enterprise-class application delivery controller (ADC) MarketWire

Janet Moyer Landscaping Recommends Top Ten "Must See" Garden Destinations in San Francisco
Janet Moyer Landscaping (JML), a full service landscaping company in San Francisco devoted to addressing the unique challenges of urban residential gardens, knows the City's urban garden terrain up-close and personal MarketWire

TBS International plc Reports First Quarter Ended March 31, 2011 Financial Results
TBS International plc (NASDAQ: TBSI)announced today its financial and operating results for the first quarterended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

OmniUpdate Releases Version 9.8 of Its Web Content Management System
OmniUpdate, the leading web content management system (CMS) provider for higher education, has released version 9.8 of its OU Campus™ CMS. This release includes two new features, Send to Facebook and OU Social, which will help the company's customers find new ways to communicate with students, parents, and potential students in a single step. MarketWire

Salem Communications Announces First Quarter 2011 Total Revenue of $51.8 Million
Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, andmagazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian andfamily-themed content and conservative values, released its results for thethree months ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Bank-Ordered Auction to Offer Hundreds of Properties, Some Absolute
At a bank-ordered event on May 24, hundreds of properties will be offered at a real estate auction in Rogers, Ark. The auction, which includes bank-owned properties from 24 Arkansas cities, will be conducted by J. P. King Auction Company, the nation's leading real estate auction marketing firm. MarketWire

Zephyr Real Estate Launches YouTube Channel and More
Zephyr Real Estate, with its award-winning website, continues to excel in the social media arena as well as in customer service and accessibility. One of the website's powerful features is its collection of narrated videos highlighting many of San Francisco's neighborhoods MarketWire

Arizona Company Receives Approval From NACA to Offer Affordable Health Care Benefits in All 50 States
President Obama set out a challenge to business leaders and associations to "step up" and offer affordable insurance options without restrictions to solve our nation's accessibility to health care problem. Today, Mesa-based U.S MarketWire

LISA Members Elect New Board of Directors
At its 17th Annual Spring Life Settlement Conference, the members of the Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA) elected five (5) members to its Board of Directors. The new Directors, who were elected during a members-only meeting, are: MarketWire

John Thomas Financial Affiliate Expands Private Wealth Management Division
John Thomas Financial Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Belesis announced today that its affiliate company, JTF Private Wealth Management, has appointed Richard Urbealis as President. MarketWire

The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club Offers "Wellness Concierge" to Members
The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club has designed a new "Wellness Concierge" program to help guide Members on their journey to a more healthy lifestyle. Health and wellness are the leading points of concerns among a majority of Members MarketWire

New Vishay Siliconix 40 A DrMOS Solution Enables Operating Frequencies in Excess of 1 MHz and Better Than 93 % Efficiency, Compatible With 3.3 V and 5 V PWM Logic Levels
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced an integrated DrMOS solution providing PWM-optimized high-side and low-side n-channel MOSFETs, a full-featured MOSFET driver IC, and a bootstrap diode, all in a single low-profile, thermally enhanced PowerPAK® MLP 6x6 40-pin package. The new SiC779CD is fully compliant with the DrMOS 4 MarketWire

Duncan/Channon Launches Integrated Campaign for Citrix(R) GoToMeeting(R)
Integrated advertising agency, Duncan/Channon (www.duncanchannon.com), announces today the launch of its first integrated campaign for Citrix® GoToMeeting®, a market-leading web conferencing solution from Citrix Systems, Inc MarketWire

Interop: Big Switch Networks to Preview New Platform in the InteropNet OpenFlow Lab
Big Switch Networks, a new company building a platform to bring the benefits of virtualization and cloud architecture to enterprise networks, today announced that it will preview its new OpenFlow-based virtualization technology this week in Interop's InteropNet OpenFlow Lab. MarketWire

Westfield Insurance Launches Education-Focused Website for High School Students
Westfield Insurance, an Ohio-based insurance carrier, has launched its education-focused website at www.ShareDriveExcel.com, an interactive resource and community hub for high school students, parents, educators and the general public. MarketWire

Highline Technical Innovations Announces Successful Appearance at the 3i Show in Garden City, Kansas
Highline Technical Innovations (PINKSHEETS: HLNT) announced today its largest Kansas dealer, The Flying Eagle Express, owned by Joe Mentlick, had a successful presence at the annual 3i show in Garden City, Kansas, May 4th, 5th and 6th. The 3i website states that it is the largest free exposition of its kind in the entire state of Kansas and has attained nationwide recognition MarketWire

Realtors(R) Working for Tomorrow's Home Owners Today
Realtors® from across the country are meeting with legislators, public policy makers and industry leaders this week to address pressing concerns and issues that affect home owners, aspiring home owners and real estate investors everywhere as the Realtors® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo begins. MarketWire

Dominican Republic Growers Expand Use of Purshade Solar Protectant
Agroasa, a business dedicated to providing products and solutions to optimize the production and quality of agriculture crops, today announced that use of Purshade® solar crop protection is spreading throughout the Dominican Republic as growers consistently experience significant increases in yield, reduced labor costs, and increases in water use efficiency in their crops MarketWire

Focus on Strategy Within Technology Reap Rewards -- In-Depth Research Featuring 3D Systems Corporation and Identive Group, Inc.
www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting 3D Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: TDSC) and Identive Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php. MarketWire

VRNI Virogen Inc, a Technology Holding Company and Incubator, Offers a Comprehensive Solution in the Network Security Markets Worldwide and Across Industry Lines Through Its Subsidiary Tiger Team Technologies (www.tigerteamtech.com)
T3, a subsidiary of Virogen Inc (PINKSHEETS: VRNI), has developed a very unique suite of tools to address the network and database security market. Breaches occurring in enterprise level databases and email systems are increasing daily MarketWire

La Mancha's Ity Mine Resumes Operation
HIGHLIGHTS The mine is intact, fully operational, and resumed operations today 2011 revised Ity production guidance: 15,000 to 17,000 ounces of gold (attributable to La Mancha) Exploration program expected to gradually resume over the course of the second quarter La Mancha Resources Inc MarketWire

RFaxis Enhances Its RFeIC Products With First Ever Pure CMOS On-Die Coexistence Filter Technology
RFaxis, a fabless semiconductor company focused on innovative, next-generation RF solutions for the wireless connectivity and cellular/mobility markets, today announced its new patent-pending On-Die Coexistence Filter technology as the latest addition to RFaxis' comprehensive intellectual property (IP) portfolio and design know-how MarketWire

Intacct Expands Reach in Southeastern United States With Massey Consulting Partnership
Intacct, a leader in cloud financial management and accounting software, today announced the addition of Massey Consulting to the Intacct Business Partner Program. Massey Consulting, an accounting software specialist and Gold Certified Microsoft Dynamics partner, has expanded its portfolio by adding Intacct as its first cloud financial management system. MarketWire

NRRA Conference to Focus on Growth Issues for Risk Retention Groups
The 23rd Annual Conference of the National Risk Retention Association, October 5-7 in Washington, will focus on major issues facing the industry as RRGs recover from the impact of the economic downturn, Brian Braley, NRRA Chairman announced. MarketWire

Hay Group Uses Axceler ControlPoint to Streamline Management of Complex SharePoint Environment
Axceler, the leader in Microsoft SharePoint administration and migration, today announced that Hay Group, a global consulting firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, is using Axceler ControlPoint, the company's award-winning SharePoint administration software, to streamline the management of its complex SharePoint environment. MarketWire

Altus Appoints Jeff Anderson and Barbara Stinnett to Board of Directors
Altus (www.altuscorp.com), a leading provider of enterprise on-demand rich media solutions for conferences, sales enablement, and training, today announced that Jeff Anderson and Barbara Stinnett have been appointed to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

RiverGlass Signs Key Partnership With Litigation Logisitics, LLC
RiverGlass, Inc. announced a strategic partnership with one of the leading electronic discovery & practice management consulting firms, Litigation Logistics, LLC, as part of its Fast Start Program (FSP) in the legal market MarketWire

House Plans and More Now on Twitter
HDA, Inc., a leading publishing, merchandising and distribution company as well as premier home plan provider, is excited to announce that they have expanded their social media efforts to Twitter to promote their house plan website, www.houseplansandmore.com MarketWire

Elisabeth Hasselbeck to Make Appearance at Vitamin World(R) Lake Grove on May 14th
Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Emmy Award-Winning host of ABC's "The View," will make an appearance at the Smith Haven Mall Vitamin World® location in Lake Grove, New York on Saturday, May 14th from 1-3PM MarketWire

Prominent Judges to Address Fourth Annual Electronic Discovery Symposium for Government Agencies
The agenda for the 2011 Electronic Discovery Symposium for Government Agencies has been announced and it includes presentations from more than a dozen leading attorneys, including three judges: The Honorable Francis M. Allegra of the U. S. Court of Federal Claims, The Honorable Paul W. Grimm of the U.S. District Court, District of Maryland and The Honorable John M. Facciola, of the U.S MarketWire

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts to Add Indonesia to Global Portfolio
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts (Fairmont) today announced a new 380-room luxury hotel in the capital city of Jakarta, Indonesia, scheduled to open in 2014. MarketWire

PDS Adds Emergency Medicine Associates to Rapidly Growing Customer List
PDS, a leading developer of human resource, benefits, recruiting and payroll systems, today announced that Emergency Medicine Associates, P.A., P.C. (EMA) of Germantown, Md. has selected PDS Vista HRMS® as its integrated, "on-premise" solution MarketWire

Now Available From Tuthill Drive Systems: Stalk Hog for John Deere 600 Series Combine and Corn Headers
Tuthill Drive Systems, a division of Tuthill Corporation and the manufacturer of Mud Hog hydraulic drive axles, has just announced that one of their most popular products, Stalk Hog, is now available for the new John Deere 600 series of combine/corn headers MarketWire

The NaturallyCurly Network Names Its First Chief Marketing Officer
The NaturallyCurly Network, (NaturallyCurlyNetwork.com), the leading social network and community for people with textured hair and the professionals who service them, announced today that it has tapped Christopher Burkhart as its Chief Marketing Officer, a newly created position, to help the company continue growth in both reach and community engagement MarketWire

Danaos Corporation to Present at the Wells Fargo 2011 Industrial & Construction Conference
Danaos Corporation ("Danaos") (NYSE: DAC), a leading international owner of containerships, today announced that Dr. John Coustas, the company's President and Chief Executive Officer will be presenting at the Wells Fargo 2011 Industrial & Construction Conference at The New York Palace in New York City on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. Danaos' presentation will begin at approximately 10:55 a.m. EDT. MarketWire

ELX Sets Multiple Volume Records: Overall Exchange, Combined U.S. Treasury Futures, 5-Year and 30-Year Futures
ELX Futures, L.P. (ELX), a leading electronic futures exchange, announced today that it established multiple new end-of-day volume records on Friday, May 6, including overall exchange, combined U.S. Treasury futures contracts, 5-year note and 30-year bond. ELX ended the session with a record of 148,308 contracts traded and 120,137 contracts traded for combined U.S. Treasuries MarketWire

Dearborn National(R) Announces Brand Name for PPO Dental Network -- Dearborn National Dental Network
Dearborn National announced today that its PPO dental network will now be officially known as the Dearborn National Dental Network. This decision was the next step in further establishing the Dearborn National brand that began in 2010 when Fort Dearborn Life Insurance Company® and several of its affiliates began marketing their products under the new Dearborn National brand name. MarketWire

BillMyParents Continues Massive National Exposure
BillMyParents, the teen payment solutions brand offered by Socialwise, Inc., (OTCBB: SCLW) announced today a weekend of unprecedented exposure for the BillMyParents brand and new BillMyParents Spend Smart card -- a prepaid reloadable card designed for teens, young adults and their parents, that can be used everywhere debit MasterCard is accepted MarketWire

Williams Controls Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results
Williams Controls, Inc. (the "Company")(NASDAQ: WMCO) today announced financial results for its second quarterended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

tastytrade.com Launches
"Let's mix financial news with entertainment and bring it to the masses," that's the vision of tastytrade founder and CEO, Tom Sosnoff, who was also co-founder of the award winning online brokerage thinkorswim. tastytrade offers timely, 'actionable' trading ideas, financial insight, deep discounts on financial products and services and entertainment through streaming HD video MarketWire

Danaos Corporation to Present at the FBR Energy & Industrials Conference
Danaos Corporation ("Danaos") (NYSE: DAC), a leading international owner of containerships, today announced that Dr. John Coustas, the company's President and Chief Executive Officer will be participating in the FBR Energy & Industrials Conference at The Waldorf Astoria in New York City on Thursday, May 12, 2011. MarketWire

TV Goods, Inc. Clarification of Its Relationship with 50 Cent's SMS Audio, LLC
TV Goods, Inc. ("TV Goods"), a direct response marketing organization and wholly owned subsidiary of H & H Imports, Inc. (OTCBB: HNHI), in response to what it feels is some confusion in the market, has issued a clarification of its relationship with 50 Cent and SMS Audio, LLC ("SMS"), an affiliate of rapper and business-mogul 50 Cent. MarketWire

Cynvenio Biosystems Selected as a 2011 FiReStarter Company
Strategic News Service is proud to announce that Cynvenio Biosystems, Inc. has been selected as a 2011 FiReStarter company, to be featured at its annual Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference MarketWire

MELA Sciences Submits a Citizen Petition to FDA Commissioner Calling for Enforcement of Binding Protocol Agreement and FDA Laws and Regulations in PMA Review of MelaFind(R)
MELA Sciences (NASDAQ: MELA) today announced that it has submitted a Citizen Petition with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency), requesting that Margaret Hamburg, MD, Commissioner of the FDA, enforce its binding protocol agreement as well as FDA laws and regulations in the review of the MelaFind® pre-market approval (PMA) application. MarketWire

Parametric Sound Appoints Two New Independent Board Members
Parametric Sound Corporation (OTCBB: PAMT), a leading innovator of directed audio products and solutions, today announced it has appointed Professor Seth Putterman and Dr. Robert Kaplan as independent members of its Board of Directors. Putterman is a Professor of Physics at UCLA and Kaplan is a retired business executive with extensive experience in finance and retail trade. Dr MarketWire

SpectraScience to Host Shareholder Update Call on May 19, 2011 at 2:00pm Pacific Time
SpectraScience, Inc. (OTCQB: SCIE), a San Diego based medical device company, today announced that it will hold a conference call to provide a general corporate update on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 2:00pm Pacific Time / 5:00 pm Eastern Time. MarketWire

Gold River Productions, Inc. CEO Comments on Recent Market Activity in Response to Investor Questions
John Ohlin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gold River Productions (PINKSHEETS: GRPS) Inc., comments: "In response to a number of investor inquiries I find it necessary to address some of the market activity affecting our company's stock. MarketWire

ResortQuest to Offer Lodging Discounts During the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, a leading provider of full-service vacation condominiums and home rentals in the U.S., announced today the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival special, a generous lodging discount that offers festival-goers up to 25 percent off select accommodations. MarketWire

Introducing a Collaboration Web App on Your iPad, Android and Blackberry Playbook Tablet
Websystems Inc. is proud to announce that AceProject Mobile is now fully compatible with all tablets, including the newly-launched Blackberry Playbook. MarketWire

Allezoe Medical Holdings (ALZM) Announces Organ Transport Systems, Inc.'s (OTS) Research Collaboration Expanding to Duke University Medical Center
Allezoe Medical Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ALZM) today announced that Organ Transport Systems, Inc. its wholly-owned subsidiary, has expanded research on its LifeCradle® HR device for donor heart preservation to include a new collaboration with Duke University Medical Center ("Duke"). MarketWire

Hallan Named Vice-Chair of National Retail Group
James P. Hallan, president and CEO of the Michigan Retailers Association, has been elected to a two-year term as vice-chair of the national Council of State Retail Associations (CSRA). MarketWire

Gilbarco's Williams to Speak About Payment Security at NACStech
Mark Williams, marketing manager, fuel dispenser applications at Gilbarco Veeder-Root, will speak at NACStech at the Mirage Las Vegas, May 16-18. MarketWire

LJ International Inc. Announces First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
LJ International Inc. (LJI) (NASDAQ: JADE), a leading jewelry manufacturer and retailer, today announced that it will issue its First Quarter 2011 financial results pre-market on Monday, May 16, 2011 followed by a conference call at 11:00 a.m. EDT. MarketWire

Cornerstone Progressive Return Fund Announces Completion of Rights Offering
Cornerstone Progressive Return Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE Amex: CFP) is pleased to announce the completion of its one-for-three rights offering which expired Friday, May 6, 2011. The rights offering was over-subscribed. Under the terms of the rights offering, record date shareholders were entitled to purchase one newly issued share of beneficial interest of the Fund for every three rights held MarketWire

Deutsche Telekom and iPass Are Partnering to Launch a Global WiFi Solution Meeting the Needs of Smartphone Users From Carriers Worldwide
Deutsche Telekom and iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) today announced their partnership to create WiFi Mobilize, a new network services exchange for in-country and international roaming services that enable carriers to meet the accelerating demand from their customers for data services on smartphone and tablet devices, and to optimize their network investments. MarketWire

Quantum Solar Power Retains SgurrEnergy to Provide Advisory Services for Its Next Stage of Corporate Growth
Quantum Solar Power Corp. ("Quantum") (OTCBB: QSPW) has entered into a task order agreement with SgurrEnergy, Ltd. ("SgurrEnergy"). SgurrEnergy will provide expertise in the renewable energy industry to assist Quantum in its efforts to elevate its position within the solar energy industry. MarketWire

DataDirect Networks CEO to Speak at ThinkEquity's ThinkTomorrow ~ Today Conference
DataDirect Networks (DDN), the world's largest privately-held information storage company, today announced that the CEO and Co-Founder, Alex Bouzari, will speak at the ThinkEquity's ThinkTomorrow ~ Today (TTT) Conference, taking place May 9-11, 2011 in Palo Alto, CA. MarketWire

BIOLASE Reports First Quarter Results
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI) MarketWire

Oracle Excellence Awards 2011 Now Open for Nominations
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial and Operating Results
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR)(NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter" or the"Company") announced its financial and operating results for the firstquarter of 2011. MarketWire

Plasma2Energy Selected as One of Fifteen Finalists to Compete at TechConnect World's CTSI Utility Technology Challenge
Plasma2Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Plasma Gasification Corp., today announced that it was selected as one of fifteen finalists that will be presenting at the CTSI Utility Challenge at TechConnect World Conference in Boston on June 14 at the Hynes Convention Center MarketWire

AudienceScience Board of Directors Appoints Jeff Pullen as Its New CEO
AudienceScience®, a global online advertising technology company, today announced a strategic change in its executive structure. AudienceScience board member Jeff Pullen has been named chief executive officer to lead the company with president Jeff Hirsch. MarketWire

BERNINA of America's New Partnership With Etsy Supports the Craft Movement
The new partnership between sewing machine company BERNINA of America and Etsy, an online marketplace to buy and sell handmade goods, encourages the philosophy of living handmade, since the partnership helps crafters do what they love -- put their creativity into action. MarketWire

PreCision Dermatology Strengthens Management Team With Key Hires for Onset Dermatologics
PreCision Dermatology, Inc., a leader in developing and commercializing novel, prescription and over-the-counter products for improving skin health, today announced several key appointments to its management team MarketWire

Precious Metals Exchange Corp. Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase Caritas Ranch Barbecue and Expand Operations
Precious Metals Exchange Corp. (PINKSHEETS: PRMX) today announced it has signed and executed a Letter of Intent to purchase Caritas Ranch Barbecue of Boerne, Texas. Caritas Ranch Barbecue has been a nationwide supplier of beef and associated food products for over 15 years. Caritas distributes through retail outlets including Sam's Club and Costco, HEB food stores and Six Flags Amusement Parks. MarketWire

GreenMan Subsidiary Signs Agreement With Paper Transport, Inc. to Test Compressed Natural Gas/Diesel Dual Fuel Upgrade on Fleet Delivery Trucks
GreenMan Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GMTI) announced today that its American Power Group, Inc. subsidiary ("APG") has signed an EPA Test Vehicle Exemption agreement with Paper Transport Inc. to launch an over-the-road test of APG's dual fuel system MarketWire

Customized Meets Music on a Massive New Scale
Zazzle, the leading platform for quality custom products, today announced the addition of OrigAudio™'s "Doodle" speaker, a successful invention recently featured on ABC's hit television show "Shark Tank," to its ever-expanding line of customizable products. MarketWire

Miami Attorney Harry Payton Appointed to Florida Bar Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee
Harry Payton, a seasoned trial lawyer and one of 97 Florida attorneys who is Florida Bar Board Certified in the specialties of both business litigation and civil trial, was appointed to the Florida Bar Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2011 MarketWire

Corticon and enChoice Partner to Optimize Decision-Making and Increase Productivity for Enterprise Content Management Customers
At EMC World today, Corticon Technologies, Inc. and enChoice, Inc. announced they have entered into a partnership to provide a rich set of industry-specific solutions for companies utilizing enterprise content management (ECM) systems MarketWire

Larry Cecchini Appointed President and CEO of Secure Designs
Larry Cecchini has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer at Secure Designs Inc. (http://www.securedesigns.com), the premier provider of managed Internet security solutions to small and mid-sized organizations. Cecchini's promotion from Chief Operations Officer has been made as a result of the company's record growth and revenues during 2010. MarketWire

Swan Hellenic Launches Its Stellar 2012 Cruise Season
Swan Hellenic North America, serving the luxury small ship cruising market, unveiled its 2012 collection of magnificent 14-to-43 day itineraries featuring exciting new ports of call and hidden gems that are often missed by larger ships. MarketWire

DRS Technologies Awarded $68.2 Million From U.S. Army for Follow-On Order of Advanced Thermal Weapon Sights
DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced that its Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition (RSTA) group has been awarded a $68.2 million contract by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) to provide advanced Thermal Weapon Sights (TWS). MarketWire

Telx Boosts Application Uptime With New cloudXchange
Telx®, a leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, today launched its new cloudXchange connectivity platform. The Telx cloudXchange enables cloud service providers to offer on-demand applications and infrastructure via a distributed, hybrid delivery model MarketWire

Taiwan Greater China Fund Announces Appointment of Chief Executive Officer
The Taiwan Greater China Fund (NYSE: TFC) (the "Fund"), a diversified closed-end registered management investment company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, announced today that the Fund's Board of Trustees (the "Board") had appointed Frederick C. Copeland as the Chief Executive Officer of the Fund. Mr. Copeland also serves as the Chairman of the Fund MarketWire

King & Spalding Strengthens Global Competition/Antitrust Practice With Addition of Suzanne Rab, a Cartel, Market Investigations and Merger Control Expert, in London
Suzanne Rab, a competition lawyer who worked on some of the highest-profile cartel, market and merger control investigations in Europe and the UK, has joined King & Spalding as a partner in its London office, the firm announced today MarketWire

AirXpanders Named Top 50 Startup at TiECon 2011
AirXpanders Inc., a company developing technology to address current unmet needs for patients who require tissue expansion for reconstructive surgery, today announced it has been recognized as a "Top 50 Startup" by the 2011 TiE50 Awards Program recognizing the 50 most promising startups worldwide MarketWire

Trial By Fire Solutions, LLC Announces Licensing Agreement With Pearl Therapeutics, Inc. for SimpleCTMS
Trial By Fire Solutions, LLC, a leading eClinical solution provider, announced today that Pearl Therapeutics, Inc., a US based biopharmaceutical company, has selected SimpleCTMS as their CTMS vendor to optimize the management of their global clinical studies. MarketWire

Gameloft Licenses Classic "Cowboys & Aliens" From Platinum Studios
Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTCBB: PDOS), an entertainment company that controls an international library of more than 5,000 comic book characters which it adapts, produces and licenses for all forms of media, has licensed its top-selling "Cowboys & Aliens" graphic novel to Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, to produce the video game MarketWire

Epicor's(R) Next-Generation Human Capital Management Solution Is Named a Finalist in the 2011 CODiE Awards
Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), a leading provider of enterprise business software solutions for the midmarket and divisions of Global 1000 companies, today announced that Epicor Human Capital Management (HCM), formerly Spectrum iVantage®, is a finalist for the 26th annual CODiE Awards in the business software category for Best Human Capital Management Solution MarketWire

Custom Home Builders Expect Changes to Come in Environmentally Friendly Home Building
While green has already become the epicenter for new products and services alike, Frankel Building Group -- full service custom home builders in Houston -- is literally tapping into the sheer foundation for the changes to come within the building market for the next five to ten years. Efficiency, functionality and technology are going to evolve exponentially MarketWire

YouTube Founders Acquire Tap11
YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen announced today that they acquired Tap11.com, the leading real-time business intelligence platform. The acquisition closely follows their recent acquisition of Delicious.com, the leading social bookmarking service. Both companies will become part of AVOS, their new Internet company. MarketWire

Akonni and Seegene Enter Into Licensing Agreement
Akonni Biosystems and Seegene Inc. today announced that they have entered into a non-exclusive licensing agreement to develop both point-of-care and ultra-high throughput diagnostic screening assays capable of simultaneously detecting, from a single patient sample, a wide variety of infectious pathogens known to cause respiratory disease. MarketWire

Douglas Lake Makes Addition to Technical Committee
Douglas Lake Minerals Inc. /DOUGLAS LAKE MAKES ADDITION TO TECHNICAL COMMITTEE. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Douglas Lake Minerals Inc. (the"Company" or "Douglas Lake") (OTCBB: DLKM) is pleased to announce that Dr.Abdulkarim Mruma, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D MarketWire

St. Elias Mines Ltd. Terminates an Option to Amarok Resources Inc. and Grants an Option to Intigold Mines Ltd. to Acquire a 60% Interest in the Cueva Blanca Gold Property, Peru
Lori McClenahan, President of St. Elias ("St. Elias" or the "Company") (TSX-V: SLI) (FRANKFURT: EKL) (PINKSHEETS: SELSF) announces that the Company has terminated a Letter Agreement dated April 16, 2010 with Amarok Resources Inc. ("Amarok"), with respect to an acquisition of a 60% interest in the Company's Cueva Blanca Gold Property (the "Property"). MarketWire

SMTP, Inc. Announces Record First Quarter 2011 Results
SMTP, Inc. (OTCBB: SMTP), a provider of internet-based email delivery services for permission-based marketing and transactional email, today announced record results for its quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

ecVision Launches Online Community for Retailers, Manufacturers and Suppliers
After a winning holiday season, retailers are struggling again as raw material costs and transportation prices climb, and political shifts are putting supply chains at risk. The best way to insulate against the impending shelf price jumps is to be educated about best practices and technology solutions that will help ease the pain MarketWire

Richmont Mines Signs Option Agreement With Globex; Expands Wasamac Exploration Package
Richmont Mines Inc. (TSX: RIC)(NYSE Amex: RIC), ("Richmont" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an option agreement (the "Agreement") with Globex Mining Enterprises Inc. (TSX: GMX)(FRANKFURT: G1M)(OTCQX: GLBXF), ("Globex") to acquire a 100% interest in 5 claims (the "Property") adjacent to Richmont's Wasamac property MarketWire

PAID Inc. Appoints Alison Connell VP of Celebrity Services
PAID, Inc. (OTCBB: PAYD) has appointed Alison Connell to the new position of VP of PAID celebrity services where she will steer marketing outreach strategy and execution to further accelerate PAID's rapid growth in its celebrity services business. MarketWire

Issue of Commercial Paper
Norsk Hydro ASA has on May 9, 2011, issued a NOK 1,000 million commercialpaperwith maturity August 15, 2011, coupon 2.66% p.a. Arranger is DnB NOR BankASA,DnB NOR Markets. This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant tosection5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act MarketWire

TomoTherapy Sets Special Meeting of Shareholders to Vote on Acquisition by Accuray
TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO), maker of advanced radiation therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, today announced that a special meeting of shareholders will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2011 to vote on the proposed acquisition by Accuray (NASDAQ: ARAY) MarketWire

MMRGlobal Technology Partner Acquires 13 Million Shares at More Than 30% Above Market
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) announced today that Nihilent Technologies, Inc. has acquired 13 million restricted Rule 144 shares of MMRGlobal at a value of more than thirty percent (30%) above market price, based on the Company's Friday, May 6th closing price. The transaction makes Nihilent one of the largest holders in MMRGlobal MarketWire

Alto Group Holdings Announces Mexico Staff Touring La Cienega Project and Reporting Major Gold Showings
Alto Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ALTO) ("Alto Group" or the "Company"), an innovative mining and commodities trade company headquartered in New York, announces site managers have reported that the company's staff is completing preparations on location at the La Cienega project and they have reported major gold showings during brief tour on location with local villagers. MarketWire

MedeFile International Engages HealthPro BioVentures to Pursue Strategic Marketing Partnerships in Healthcare Industry
MedeFile International, Inc. (OTCQB: MDFI) (PINKSHEETS: MDFI), a leader in Internet-enabled Personal Health Record (iPHR) management solutions, today announced that it has engaged HealthPro BioVentures, LLC with the sole objective of pursuing and structuring strategic co-marketing partnerships and healthcare IT collaborations with companies operating within the global healthcare arena. MarketWire

Totally Green Appoints Former USDA Official, Boyd K. Rutherford, as Strategic Advisor
Totally Green, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLGN), a pioneer in organic food processing systems and compostable packaging alternatives, has appointed the former U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Assistant Secretary for Administration, Boyd K. Rutherford, as a strategic advisor. MarketWire

Acquisition Helps Drive an 8.9% Sales Increase for Core-Mark in the First Quarter of 2011
Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc.(NASDAQ: CORE), one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supplysolutions to the convenience retail industry in North America, announcedfinancial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Knovel Expands Staff to Support Global Demand
Knovel, the leading provider of a Web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools, has expanded its sales and business development team to address global growth and product demand. The new EU-based team is led by IHS veteran Gary Kearns who joins as Knovel's Business Development Director EMEA MarketWire

TiVo and Comcast Team Up to Offer the First Retail Cable Set-Top With DVR That Delivers Linear TV, Broadband Content and Xfinity On Demand Library All From One Box
TiVo Inc MarketWire

JDSU Demonstrates World's First End-to-End 16 G Fibre Channel System at Interop and EMC World 2011
Leading the Fibre Channel (FC) test market for more than a decade with the versatile Xgig test solution, JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced its participation in multiple storage network technology demonstrations at both Interop and EMC World 2011 taking place this week, May 9-12, in Las Vegas. MarketWire

SPAR Group Announces a 25% Increase in Revenue and a 600% Increase in Net Income for First Quarter 2011
SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGRP) (the "Company" or "SPAR Group"), a leading supplier of retail merchandising and other marketing services throughout the United States and internationally, today announced its first quarter 2011 financial results for the period ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

TransUnion Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
TransUnion Corp ("TransUnion", or the"Company") today announced financial results for the quarter ended March31, 2011. The Company reported revenue of $245.9 million for the firstquarter, an increase of 8.3 percent compared to the first quarter of 2010.On a constant currency basis, revenues increased 5.9 percent compared tothe first quarter of 2010. Operating income was $55 MarketWire

Attitude Drinks Retains Beverage Advisory Firm Pro-Form Group to Expand Regional Sales Strategies
Attitude Drinks (OTCBB: ATTD) (OTCQB: ATTD), an innovative beverage brand development company and marketer of the first functional, pure milk-based, post-exercise recovery drink Phase III ®, announced today that it has retained the services of Pro-Form Group, LLC (www.pro-formgroup MarketWire

DigitalGlobe Chosen by 3D RealityMaps to Power Its High-Definition 3D Products and Services
DigitalGlobe, (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced a cooperation with German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the German company 3D Reality Maps to provide a new range of high quality three dimensional data products. MarketWire

China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited: Business Updates for Northeast Logistics City - Dezhou
China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSE Amex: CNR) (the "Company") discusses business updates for Northeast Logistics City - Dezhou. MarketWire

SchoolSAFE Plans 3DTV Network Premiere for National Safe Schools Week
SchoolSAFE Communications (www.schoolsafecom.org) announced today that it will launch a 3D television campaign during National Safe Schools Week, October 16-22, 2011, as part of a comprehensive school safety network that includes two-way radio interaction during school emergencies. MarketWire

Anomalous Networks Expands Global Distribution of Its Telicost Real-Time Wireless Expense Management Solution
Anomalous Networks, Inc., the innovator and leading supplier of Real-Time Telecom Expense Management™ (R-TEM) solutions, today announced several key partnerships with leading Telecom Expense Management (TEM) companies globally. Charlotte, NC-based firm, Ovation Wireless Management, Inc., will begin using the Telicost solution to give its U.S MarketWire

Nexsan E60 Delivers World's Most Dense and Efficient Storage With 3 TB SATA Drive Compatibility
Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of disk-based storage systems, today announced that Nexsan E-Series™ storage systems are now the first enterprise-class storage systems shipping with 3TB SATA drives, delivering industry-leading capacity of 180TBs in just 4U of rack space MarketWire

North State Communications Brings a Broadband Blitz to Market
North State Communications (NSC), the leading telecommunications provider in the Piedmont Triad region, announced today the launch of Plex Blitz, the fastest and most powerful Internet connection available in the area. MarketWire

BullnBear Group Guatemala in Joint Venture With The Hemp Network for New Products
The Hemp Network and CannaBANK Inc's (PINKSHEETS: MJNA) acquisition arm in the United States have joined forces with the BullnBear Group, S.A. of Guatemala City, Guatemala to provide hemp-related products from Guatemala into The Hemp Network's marketing platform MarketWire

Walter Energy Completes Transactions With Chevron Mining
Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT), the world's leading, publicly traded "pure play" producer of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry, announced today the execution of mineral leases for approximately 75 million tons of recoverable Blue Creek coking coal reserves in Tuscaloosa County, Ala. from a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) ("Chevron") MarketWire

Yasheng Makes Breakthrough in Its New Technology for Dryland Wheat Planting
Yasheng Group (OTCQB: YHGG) (XETRA: YSF), a high-growth diversified China-based agricultural conglomerate with US headquarters in California, today announced that it has made a breakthrough in its new technology for dryland wheat planting. MarketWire

NetApp Unveils New Portfolio of Products and Solutions to Tackle Big-Bandwidth and High-Performance Applications
Customers today are experiencing an explosion in the sheer volume of data and information like never before. From managing massive amounts of data generated from big-bandwidth applications to real-time analysis of complex datasets, customers require storage products and solutions that are optimized to help them address these unique applications MarketWire

Augme Technologies Schedules Fourth Quarter and Year-End Fiscal 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT), a technology and services leader in interactive media marketing that offers the only patented and innovative end-to-end mobile marketing platform, will report financial results for the fourth quarter and year end of fiscal 2011 ended February 28, 2011 before the market opens on Monday, May 16, 2011. MarketWire

Tech Enthusiasts Rejoice: Future US Launches MaximumTech.com to End Consumer Confusion Surrounding Personal Technology Products
Positioned to fill a wide-open void in consumer technology coverage, Future US, the leader in special-interest media publishing, has announced the launch of MaximumTech.com, a new site aimed at early adopters looking for practical information on personal technology that's either in production or being readied for sale within 18 months MarketWire

NetApp Completes Purchase of Engenio External Storage Systems Business From LSI Corporation
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it has completed the purchase of the Engenio external storage systems business from LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) in an all-cash deal for $480 million MarketWire

Cyan Service Level Aware Network (SLAN) Framework Helps Service Providers Increase Revenues and Lower Costs
Cyan today introduced Service Level Aware Networks(SM) (SLANs), a comprehensive framework that helps service providers manage complex, rapidly scaling, multi-layer networks while facilitating revenue growth and cost reductions MarketWire

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Reports First-Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (theCompany or Universal) (NYSE Amex: UVE), a vertically integrated insuranceholding company, reported net income of $13.9 million, or $0.34 per dilutedshare, in the first quarter of 2011, compared to net income of $6.9million, or $0.17 per diluted share, for the same period in 2010. MarketWire

Cyan Helps DukeNet Improve SLA Compliance in Multi-Vendor Networks Using Cloud-Based CyPortal
Cyan today announced CyPortal, an innovative portal service, providing performance monitoring and service level agreement (SLA) verification with real-time reporting and visibility of packet services in multi-vendor environments MarketWire

New UL Measurement Standard Utilizes Power Assure's PAR4 Methodology
Power Assure®, Inc., a leading developer of data center infrastructure management software, today announced with Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader in safety testing, certification, and standards development, a new performance standard that is based on Power Assure's PAR4 methodology MarketWire

AMAX to Showcase CloudMax Private Cloud Appliance Solution at Interop Las Vegas 2011
Interop 2011 -- AMAX, a leading provider of enterprise and cloud computing solutions, today announced it will be showcasing the new AMAX CloudMax private cloud appliance solution at Interop Las Vegas 2011 this week MarketWire

Javalution Coffee Company (JCOF.PK) and Richmont Holdings Amend Alliance Agreement, Richmont Takes Equity Position
Javalution Coffee Company (PINKSHEETS: JCOF) announced today that the Alliance Agreement with Richmont Holdings, a privately-held investment and holding company, has been amended whereby the financial remuneration that was to be provided to Richmont Holdings has been converted to an equity position in Javalution. MarketWire

Stifel Financial to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Smid Cap Conference
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced its participation in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Smid Cap Conference on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at The Boston Harbor Hotel in Boston. Ron Kruszewski, Chairman, President, and CEO, is scheduled to present at 9:40 a.m. Eastern time. MarketWire

Leading Economics Bloggers See Potential for Employment Growth Despite Ongoing Economic Uncertainty
Pessimism about the U.S. economy is making a comeback among the country's top economics bloggers after a slightly sunnier outlook earlier this year. According to the second quarter Kauffman Economic Outlook survey released today, 85 percent of respondents view current economic conditions as "mixed" or "facing recession," an increase of 8 percent from first quarter MarketWire

PayGo Electric(TM) and Nighthawk Enable Utilities to Deploy Customer Self-Service Prepaid Electric Solutions
PayGo Electric™, the real-time prepaid electric provider for utilities, announced an agreement with Nighthawk today. Under the agreement, PayGo's fully integrated, cloud-based suite with customer CIS, payment processing, IVR, MDM, and notification suite, will be embedded in Nighthawk's RDM 950 solution for the Centron II electric meter MarketWire

Xtera Communications Is Extending Its VAR Program to Increase Sales and Support of IP Traffic Management Solutions in North America
Xtera Communications' IP Networking Group, leaders in network devices and providers of world class solutions for IP traffic management, today announced that the company is extending its Value Added Reseller (VAR) program to increase sales and support of its IP network management product line in North America. MarketWire

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Appoints Chris Braccio Vice President of Human Resources
AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading provider of federal IT and engineering solutions, today announced the appointment of Chris Braccio as vice president of Human Resources (HR). In this role, Ms. Braccio will oversee all strategic employee initiatives including talent management, compensation, benefits and HR information systems MarketWire

CornerWorld [CWRL.PK] Follows $6.5 Million Recapitalization by Naming New President
CornerWorld Corporation (PINKSHEETS: CWRL), following a $6.5 million recapitalization, announced that Marc Pickren has been named President. The Board of Directors approved the appointment at their most recent board meeting. Pickren, who previously served as Chief Marketing Officer and President of subsidiary Enversa Companies, will continue in these roles in addition to his new responsibility. MarketWire

Public Entity Specialist Jo Ann Barnard Joins Alliant Insurance Services as Vice President
Alliant Insurance Services (www.alliantinsurance.com), the nation's largest specialty insurance brokerage firm, has announced that public entity specialist Jo Ann Barnard has joined the company as Vice President in its Houston office. MarketWire

Bizo Takes Lead on Privacy Self-Regulation, Selects Evidon as Exclusive Provider of Compliance Services
Bizo, the leading solution for reaching and engaging business professionals online, today announced that it has selected Evidon as the exclusive provider of compliance services for management of the Digital Advertising Alliance's (DAA) Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising (OBA) MarketWire

Harte-Hanks & Samsung Mobile to Share "The 7 Critical Steps to Successful Social Support"
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) today announced that Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) will co-present at the Customer Response Summit II in Hollywood, Florida on May 11, 2011 at 1:45 p.m. EDT. MarketWire

Power Assure Unveils Most Comprehensive Data Center Analytics Platform
Power Assure®, Inc., a data center infrastructure management solutions provider, today introduced at Uptime Institute's Symposium 2011 Data Center Analytics for its Energy Management software platform, version 4 (EM/4) MarketWire

President and CEO of Hayes, Inc. Discusses the Burden of Alzheimer's Disease on "Life Love & Health"
Dr. Winifred S. Hayes, PhD, President and CEO of Hayes, Inc., will be the featured guest on the May 13, 2011 radio broadcast of "Life Love & Health: Special Edition" hosted by Christopher Springmann. Dr MarketWire

Cadence and TSMC Collaborate to Deliver DFM Services for TSMC Advanced Processes
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced it has collaborated with TSMC to deliver their customers DFM expertise and technology in a service model MarketWire

Crossroads Systems to Showcase Network Attached Archive Solution at MDB Capital's Bright Lights Conference in New York City
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CRDS) President and CEO Rob Sims will speak at the prestigious MDB Capital Group's Bright Lights Conference on Wednesday, May 11 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City MarketWire

Tsakos Energy Navigation Announces Long Term Time Charters for Two Suezmax Newbuilding Tankers
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited ("TEN" or the "Company") (NYSE: TNP) today announced two long-term fixtures with minimum and profit sharing provisions to a major Far Eastern entity for two suezmax tankers to be delivered in mid-May and mid-July of this year in South Korea MarketWire

UNIVAL's SentryDirect(TM) Helps Direct Project Providers to Meet Meaningful Use Requirements
Healthcare information technology developer UNIVAL announces SentryDirect™ -- a new modular technology platform that simplifies the authenticated, point-to-point electronic exchange of health information between electronic health record systems (EHRs), registries and health information exchanges (HIEs). MarketWire

BroadSoft Reports Record First Quarter 2011 Financial Results
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), theleading global provider of software that enables fixed-line, mobile andcable service providers to deliver real time voice and multimediacommunications services over their IP-based networks, today announcedfinancial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

NACEL Energy Announces 200 MW Gascoyne II Wind Power Project
NACEL Energy Corporation (OTCQB:NCEN) (FRANKFURT:4FC) ("NACEL" or the "Company") today announced it will participate as co-developer, with Crownbutte Wind Power Inc. (OTCQB:CBWP) of Mandan, ND, in the 200 MW Gascoyne II wind power project. Gascoyne II is located between the towns of Bowman and Hettinger North Dakota, extending over 1733 acres on a ridgeline at elevations averaging 3000 ft. MarketWire

Elemica Named Top Logistics IT Provider for 2011
Elemica, leading provider of supply chain integration and optimization services to the chemical, tire & rubber, energy and selected manufacturing industries, has been named a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2011 by Inbound Logistics magazine for the 2nd consecutive year. Elemica was chosen because their innovative Logistics Management solution advances logistics and supply chain excellence MarketWire

Biogen Idec and Swedish Orphan Biovitrum Receive Opinion From EMA on Pediatric Plan for Long-Lasting Hemophilia B Therapy
Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB)and Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (STO: SOBI) today announced that the EuropeanMedicines Agency's (EMA) Pediatric Committee (PDCO) has adopted an opinionagreeing to the pediatric investigational plan for the companies' long-lasting,fully-recombinant Factor IX Fc fusion protein (rFIXFc). MarketWire

Seabridge and Pretium Sign Agreements on Cooperation
Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA)(NYSE Amex: SA) announced today it has executed two agreements with Pretium Resources Inc MarketWire

Jim Gianopulos to Present Keynote Address for the Film Finance Forum @ ScreenSingapore
Winston Baker, a global producer of film finance conferences, announced that Jim Gianopulos, Chairman and CEO of Fox Filmed Entertainment, will be the keynote speaker during the Film Finance Forum @ ScreenSingapore on June 7, 2011 at the Capella Singapore on Sentosa Island. MarketWire

DG to Present at the 2011 Jefferies Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecom Conference
DG® (NASDAQ: DGIT), a leading provider of digital media services to the advertising, entertainment and broadcast industries, today announced that Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer Scott Ginsburg will present at the Jefferies Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecom Conference on Tuesday, May 10th from 1:50 - 02:20pm MarketWire

Cellceutix Forwards Cancer Drug Study Protocol to Clinical Site
Cellceutix Corporation (OTCQB: CTIX), is pleased to report that it has submitted for review the "Investigator's Brochure and Clinical Protocol" sections of its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for Kevetrin™, Cellceutix's drug in development as a treatment for cancers, to the world-renowned hospital in which it expects to host its Phase I clinical trials MarketWire

Ixonos Joins Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Ixonos is its newest member. MarketWire

Nordic American Tanker Shipping's 1Q2011 Report; the Company Announces Dividend for the 55th Consecutive Quarter; Dividend and Earnings Improved in the First Quarter of 2011
Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd. (NYSE: NAT) ("NAT" or "the Company") today announced that the Company has declared a dividend of $0.30 per share for 1Q2011, compared to $0.25 for 4Q2010. Earnings were higher in 1Q2011 than in 4Q2010 and operating cash flow(2) in 1Q2011 was substantially better than the preceding quarter MarketWire

Hertz Global Holdings to Hold Conference Call Regarding Proposed Acquisition of Dollar Thrifty
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ), the parent company of The Hertz Corporation, the world's largest general use airport car rental company and a leading equipment rental company in the United States and Canada, will hold a conference call later today to discuss its proposed acquisition of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: DTG). MarketWire

Hertz Proposes Acquisition of Dollar Thrifty
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) ("Hertz") today announced an exchange offer for all outstanding shares of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: DTG) ("Dollar Thrifty"). Hertz will offer Dollar Thrifty shareholders $72.00 per share (based on Hertz's closing stock price on May 6, 2011), consisting of $57.60 in cash and 0.8546 shares of Hertz. The offer represents: MarketWire

New Investment Advice Product SigFig Attracts Impressive Roster of Financial Veterans
SigFig -- a new product borne of award-winning investment portfolio tracking company Wikinvest -- today announced a slate of advisors, investors and board members, and previewed the company vision that has attracted the new support. MarketWire

Telenor Norway's Reuse Initiative With Trade Wings Named Among World's Top 100 Supply Chain Projects for 2011
Trade Wings today announced that the Reuse Markets strategy implemented by its customer Telenor Norway -- one of the world's largest mobile operators -- to mitigate the financial and environmental risks of a national network upgrade has been named to this year's list of "100 Great Supply Chain Projects" by the editors of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. MarketWire

Social Business Conference in Chicago Begins Today, Draws Top Brand Marketers
Today, more than 250 brand and social marketing professionals will head to Chicago for the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) School of WOM 2011 conference at the Swissotel, May 9-11 MarketWire

Allied Healthcare International Inc. Acquires BiJu Limited
Allied Healthcare International Inc. (NASDAQ: AHCI), a leading homecare provider of health and social care in the United Kingdom and Ireland, announced today that its U.K. subsidiary, Allied Healthcare Group Limited, has acquired the entire issued share capital of BiJu Limited. MarketWire

Academy Award(R)-Nominated Writer James Toback Signs-On to Rewrite "Gotti: Three Generations" Script With Writer-Director Barry Levinson
Fiore Films, an independent production company, today announced that Academy Award®-nominated screenwriter James Toback has been signed to work on the "Gotti: Three Generations" original screenplay. MarketWire

Atlantis Computing Expert Jim Moyle Exposes the Windows IOPS Problem With VDI and Debates the Merits of the Nirvana Phone at BriForum Europe and PubForum
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DSI Announces New Field Sales Automation Module for dcLINK(R) MOBILEApps(TM)
Data Systems International® (DSI®) announces the general release of MOBILEApps™ Sales for DSI's mobile platform, dcLINK®. MOBILEApps Sales is a packaged solution that empowers sales staff in the field by granting mobile access to crucial information such as sales orders, customer information, item pricing and availability. MarketWire

Outdoor Megastore See Higher Conversion Rate With Full-Service Site Search and Navigation From SLI Systems
SLI Systems (www.sli-systems.com), provider of full-service on-demand, site search and navigation solutions, announced today that Outdoor Megastore (www.outdoormegastore.co.uk) are seeing a higher conversion rate, along with improved customer retention and reduced site abandonment with SLI's Learning Search solution. MarketWire

IHOP Raises the Breakfast Bar With New "IHOP at Home" Retail Line
Let go of that frozen waffle and let one of America's favorite breakfast icons start your day! IHOP today announced the launch of a new line of premium frozen breakfast items that are inspired by the innovative and craveable flavors IHOP is known and loved for MarketWire

Overland Storage to Announce Third Quarter Fiscal 2011 Financial Results on May 12, 2011
Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today reported that it will announce its third quarter fiscal 2011 financial results on Thursday, May 12, 2011 MarketWire

Presstek Reports Improved Sequential First Quarter 2011 Revenue and Profit....Q2 Outlook Shows Growth
$31.9 million in first quarter 2011 revenue... highest level of past four quarters $0.7 million of adjusted EBITDA... sixth consecutive quarter of positive EBITDA Operating expenses, excluding $0.3 million in restructuring costs, down 7%. Actions taken in first quarter 2011 will provide an additional $1 MarketWire

Multi-Year Public Media Initiative to Focus on Women's Leadership
The Independent Television Service (ITVS), in partnership with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS, announced today the launch of Women and Girls Lead, a multi-year engagement campaign to focus the power of independent documentary storytelling on the leadership and development of women and girls. MarketWire

Westar Sees Slight Gains in First-Quarter 2011 From Strong Retail Sales, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Energy company Westar Energy Incorporated (NYSE:WR) (Topeka, Kansas), which is the largest electric utility in Kansas, saw modest gains in the first quarter of 2011 as strong revenues in the Retail segment offset decreased demand in the Wholesale segment. Net income for the quarter was reported to be $31.58 million, a 2 MarketWire

Crane Rental, Heavy Rigging and Specialty Hauling, by B&G Crane Service LLC, a Feature of "Industry Today" on Industrialinfo.com
Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will host special guest B&G Crane Service LLC (New Orleans, Louisiana) as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast. Founded in 1946, B&G Crane Service provides Louisiana and the southeastern United States with the highest quality, most dependable, safest and most economical solutions for crane rental, heavy rigging and specialty hauling MarketWire

BASF Strengthens Earnings on Increasingly Strong Global Sales, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- On Friday, global chemical giant BASF SE (PINK:BASFY) (Ludwigshafen, Germany) announced earnings results for the first quarter of the company's 2011 fiscal year. As the global economy continues to strengthen, BASF's sales and earnings have continued to increase. The company's sales were up 25% the first quarter of 2010. MarketWire

TAWPI/Fusion 2011 Features Presentations From SourceHOV
WHO: SOURCECORP, Incorporated, and HOV Services, both leading providers of business process outsourcing (BPO) and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO), have recently merged to become SourceHOV MarketWire

Yadkin Valley Financial Successfully Closes Capital Raise
Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: YAVY) closed a $6.4 million capital raise at the close of business May 6, 2011. Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation is the parent of Yadkin Valley Bank, a $2.3-billion-asset, full-service community bank in the Carolinas. MarketWire

Quicksilver Resources Announces 2011 First-Quarter Results
Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE: KWK) todayannounced results for the first quarter of 2011. Production averaged arecord 392.3 million cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (MMcfe) per dayduring the first quarter, up 23% from the prior-year quarter MarketWire

GenOn Reports 1st Quarter 2011 Results
GenOn Energy, Inc. (NYSE: GEN) today reportedadjusted EBITDA of $203 million for the first quarter of 2011 compared to$162 million for the same period of 2010. Adjusted income fromcontinuing operations was $5 million for the first quarter of 2011 comparedto $61 million for the same period last year MarketWire

Given Imaging Announces New Data on the Benefits of Using Bravo(R) Wireless pH Monitoring to Manage GERD
Given Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIVN), a world leader in GI medical devices and pioneer of capsule endoscopy, today announced the results of two new studies indicating that physicians should analyze pH levels of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) for periods of 48 hours or longer to strengthen symptom correlation and improve diagnostic accuracy MarketWire

World's Largest Retailer to Showcase Innovative Use of Video Interviewing at HCI Conference
WHO: HireVue, the number one provider of video interviewing solutions WHAT: Will demonstrate how its Video Interview Management Platform gives companies a competitive edge by helping them reach and review the best talent, faster during the Human Capital Institute's (HCI) 2011 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference MarketWire

SureQuest Systems, Inc. & CareWorx, Inc. Announce Joint Marketing Partnership
SureQuest Systems, Inc., (PINKSHEETS: SUQU), a leading provider of dietary management software solutions for the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce a Joint Marketing Partnership with CareWorx, Inc., a leader in technology services and solutions for the long-term care industry. MarketWire

When Is a Cold Not Just a Cold? From CSL Behring
(Family Features) For parents, trying to determine whether to take a child who is experiencing the signs of a cold to the doctor can be a regular occurrence. From runny noses to ear infections, kids can pass illnesses back and forth MarketWire

Be a Hometown Tourist With Bing
(Family Features) If you don't have the time or the money to get away this summer, there's no reason you can't have a memorable vacation. Everything you need is right in your hometown. MarketWire

Get Your Grill On! With Ac'cent
(Family Features) Backyard chefs, get ready to fire up the grills and cook up some flavor. MarketWire

One Slice at a Time: Project Raises Hunger Awareness From Grain Foods Foundation
(Family Features) Nearly 17 million children in the United States struggle with hunger. That means almost one in four children has limited or uncertain access to nutritious foods, such as whole and enriched grains, that they need in order to thrive. MarketWire

Wake Up Your Taste Buds With Avocados From Mexico
(Family Features) Think skipping breakfast will give you a head start on your busy day? Think again. You could be missing out on a string of health benefits, including an easy way to help manage your weight. MarketWire

Gluten-Free Favorites Made With Almonds From California Almond Board
(Family Features) For Celiac sufferers, one of the hardest parts of the gluten-free diet is realizing that gluten is nearly everywhere. Consumers have to be diligent in their search for gluten-free products and recipes that offer a variety of culinary choices that still deliver on taste. It may be frustrating, but with naturally gluten-free almonds the supply of worry-free options is limitless. MarketWire

Basilea's antibiotic BAL30072 shows activity against superbugs expressing the NDM-1 resistance factor
Basilea Pharmaceutica AG /Basilea's antibiotic BAL30072 shows activity against superbugs expressingtheNDM-1 resistance factor. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Zoran Corporation Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
Zoran Corporation (NASDAQ: ZRAN), a leadingprovider of digital solutions for applications in the digital entertainmentand digital imaging markets, today reported results for its first quarterended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Zazzle Launches ZOMG -- A Week-Long, City-Wide Celebration for the Week of the 100th Bay to Breakers
Zazzle, the title sponsor of this year's 100th Zazzle Bay to Breakers, today announced it is introducing a week-long, city-wide celebration called ZOMG to coincide with the week of the Zazzle Bay to Breakers footrace. Zazzle is extending an open invitation to local San Francisco businesses to get involved and help support and celebrate this cherished local tradition MarketWire

Sage Payment Solutions SVP Robert Bertke to Share Mobile Payments Expertise at FUSION 2011 Conference
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"Food Shock" Report From OffTheGridNews.net Details Dangers and Hidden Costs Related to Technology in Food Production
The world's food supply is in a dire state and while the costs to feed our families continue to rise the solutions being put forth by many so-called experts and government agencies could be placing our health in even greater jeopardy MarketWire

Hathor Exploration (TSX:HAT) Presents at Chicago Resource Expo - Video Posted on Investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, May 9, 2011 - Hathor Exploration (TSX:HAT) recently presented at the Chicago Resource Expo, one of the oldest natural resource conferences in the United States. GlobeNewswire

Telenor opens Innovation Centre
(Fornebu 9 May, 2011) The Telenor Innovation Centre was formally opened today by the Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Trond Giske. This new facility is equipped with the latest interactive technology designed to facilitate and stimulate creative thinking. GlobeNewswire

Washington's Suicidal Power Drive and You - Jay Taylor Interviews Richard J. Maybury
Vancouver, British Columbia, May 9, 2011 - Jay Taylor, publisher of the J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks newsletter, interviews Richard J Maybury, publisher of "U.S. & World Early Warning Report for Investors". GlobeNewswire

Innotech Solar has signed a 45 million NOK contract to supply PV modules and engineering services to a Power plant in Spain.
(Oslo, 06 May 2011) A contract has been signed to deliver 4,3 MWp of PV modules and engineering services from Innotech Solar group. The total value of the contract is approximately NOK 45 million. GlobeNewswire

New StoneGate FW-5201 and FW-5205 High Capacity Appliances Offer Increased Flexibility
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NPRO; Annual overview of published information
Issuers of listed transferable securities are required to provide Oslo Stock Exchange with an annual statement of information made available to the public, cf. the Stock Exchange regulations section 5-2 fifth paragraph. GlobeNewswire

Issue of commercial paper
Norsk Hydro ASA has on May 9, 2011, issued a NOK 1,000 million commercial paper with maturity August 15, 2011, coupon 2.66% p.a. Arranger is DnB NOR Bank ASA, DnB NOR Markets. GlobeNewswire

Actavis opens new headquarters in Zug, Switzerland
Company to address future challenges with new 'think smart medicine' approach GlobeNewswire

ING Group AGM adopts 2010 Annual Accounts
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of ING Groep N.V. today adopted the 2010 Annual Accounts. GlobeNewswire

Share subscription price with stock options 2009C and market value of stock options 2009C
Alma Media Corporation   Stock Exchange Release  May 9, 2011 at 13.00 (EEST) GlobeNewswire

Supplementary information Q1 2011
SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge has published "Supplementary information" as at Q1 2011 containing fuller details of the Group's financial and economic position. The report is only in English. GlobeNewswire

Artemis Shipping AS takes over two vessels from Bergen Oilfield Services AS
Artemis Shipping AS, which is wholly owned by SpareBank 1 SR-Bank, entered into an agreement with Bergen Oilfield Services AS (BOS) on Friday 6 to take over the two seismic vessels "Artemis Atlantic" and "Artemis Arctic" GlobeNewswire

Invitation to first quarter 2011 presentation
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Change in financial calendar 2011
Stavanger, 9 May 2011: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) has changed the date for releasing its second quarter 2011 results from 4 August 2011 to 11 August 2011. GlobeNewswire

CLICKANDBUY PRESENTS THE PAYMENT SOLUTIONS AT INTERNET WORLD 2011
ClickandBuy /CLICKANDBUY PRESENTS THE PAYMENT SOLUTIONS AT INTERNET WORLD 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Q1 2011 Presentation
Please see attached the presentation held in Oslo today at 08.30 AM and a t the webcast at 3 PM CET. GlobeNewswire

Contemplating tier 1 perpetual bond issue and redemption of tier 1 capital from the Norwegian State Finance Fund
Reference is made to the Q4 2010 and Q1 2011 presentation and the announcement of Sandnes Sparebank's ("the Bank") potential refinancing of the tier 1 capital from the Norwegian State Finance Fund during the first half of 2011.The Bank currently considers an issue of up to NOK 450 million in a callable tier 1 perpetual bond with floating rate GlobeNewswire

Report for the first quarter 2011
Songa Offshore SE ("Songa") reports total comprehensive income for the first quarter of 2011 of USD 25.1 million. GlobeNewswire

AirFrance KLM April 2011 traffic
Passenger GlobeNewswire

Trimble Navigation offers to acquire all shares in Building Information Modeling ("BIM") leader Tekla Corporation
Tekla Corporation               Stock Exchange Release    May 9, 2011                        at 9:00 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Evotec Receives Twelfth Milestone Payment as Part of its Discovery Alliance with Boehringer Ingelheim
Evotec AG /Evotec Receives Twelfth Milestone Payment as Part of its Discovery Alliance with Boehringer Ingelheim . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Nordic American Tanker Shipping's 1Q2011 Report. The Company Announces Dividend for the 55th Consecutive Quarter. Dividend and Earnings Improved in the First Quarter of 2011.
Link to the complete 1Q11 dividend: http://hugin.info/201/R/1513517/449356.pdf GlobeNewswire

Metro International publishes the Convening Notice to the 2011 Annual General Meeting of its Shareholders
Metro International S.A. ("Metro"), the world's largest international newspaper, today published the convening notice to the 2011 Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders that will be held on 26 May 2011 at 10:00 A.M. CET at 7, avenue J.P. Pescatore, L-2324 Luxembourg. GlobeNewswire

SAMUEL DYER CORIAT, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF CAMPOSOL HOLDING PLC, APPOINTS PAVLOS ARISTOIDEMOU AS CHAIR OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2011
Reference is made to the Notice of the Annual General Meeting sent to all shareholders of Camposol Holding Plc on 3 May 2011. GlobeNewswire

Thinfilm Receives Engineering Orders for Prototypes
Thin Film Electronics ASA ("Thinfilm") today announced that they had received and accepted two engineering orders from leading toy manufacturers. Delivery of the prototypes is scheduled for Q2 2011. GlobeNewswire

Applied Materials' HCT B5 Wire Saws Selected by GCL-Poly for Solar Manufacturing
Order represents 2.5GW of wafering capacity; adds to strong momentum of HCT B5 system Selection validates unique differentiation of proven HCT B5 technology and productivity SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 8, 2011 - Applied Materials, Inc., the leading equipment supplier to the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry, announced today that GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd GlobeNewswire

Basilea's antibiotic BAL30072 shows activity against superbugs expressing the NDM-1 resistance factor
Basilea Pharmaceutica AG /Basilea's antibiotic BAL30072 shows activity against superbugs expressing the NDM-1 resistance factor . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Santhera Presents Data from 2-Year Open-Label Intervention Study with Catena® in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at the MYOLOGY 2011 Conference
Santhera Pharmaceuticals Holding AG /Santhera Presents Data from 2-Year Open-Label Intervention Study with Catena® in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at the MYOLOGY 2011 Conference . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Veidekke to build new Gjønnes station on the Kolsåsbanen line
Kollektivtransportproduksjon AS (KTP AS) has awarded Veidekke Entreprenør AS the contract to build the new metro station at Gjønnes in Bærum municipality. The value of the contract is NOK 113 million excluding VAT. GlobeNewswire

Vizrt Signs Definitive Share Purchase Agreement in LiberoVision Acquisition
Bergen, Norway, May 09, 2011 Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ) GlobeNewswire

Solvay Group results from the first quarter of 2011[1]
EMBARGO: Brussels, May 9, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.REGULATED INFORMATION GlobeNewswire

Bombardier Plays Important Development Role as Partner and Supplier of Siemens in the Major Deutsche Bahn Project ICx
Framework agreement with Siemens for essential development and production work on up to 300 high speed trains GlobeNewswire

Green Industrial Revolution Needed to Feed and Fuel the Future
"The so-called fossil-age will make a shift to the bio-based-economy. In two or three centuries from now, people will look back on our civilization as a merely brief moment in history where we in a period of just about 250 years shifted our total economy to coal, oil and gas. To make the shift back to living with, and especially off, nature, we need to start this shift now GlobeNewswire

SDRL - Seadrill announces first quarter 2011 earnings release date and conference call information
Hamilton, Bermuda, May 9, 2011 - Seadrill's first quarter 2011 results are scheduled to be released on Monday May 30, 2011 before the start of trading on the Oslo Stock Exchange. GlobeNewswire

DSM and Roquette to open commercial scale bio-based succinic acid plant in 2012
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