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Norway, India discuss issue of cancellation and auction of telecom licenses
Norwegian Trade Minister Trond Giske discussed the issue of cancellation and auction of telecom licenses with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee here on Tuesday. ANI

US sees rise in demand for skilled-worker visas
The United States has experienced a sharp rise in the petitions for skilled-foreign-worker visas since the first week of this year's application season. ANI

Montek says closer economic cooperation can mutually benefit India, China over next 20 years
Vice Chairman of India's Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, has called for closer economic cooperation between India and China for mutual benefit over the next 20 years. ANI

Yahoo files patent applications for e-book advert system
Internet firm Yahoo has filed applications for two different patents aimed at serving customers advertisements within e-books. ANI

India won't allow extra cotton exports for now: Anand Sharma
Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has said India would not allow additional cotton exports as of now though it could permit shipments already registered with the government after revalidating. ANI

Sony to axe 10,000 jobs worldwide
Embattled Japanese electronics giant Sony is likely to slash around 10,000 jobs worldwide over the next year as it tries to return to profit. ANI

Sahara India makes $600 mln offer to acquire Plaza Hotel in New York
Sahara India Pariwar Ltd has reportedly made an unsolicited 600 million dollars offer to acquire the landmark Plaza Hotel in New York. ANI

President Patil calls for strengthening economic ties with Qatar
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has said that the bilateral economic ties between India and Qatar were below par and needed to be strengthened. ANI

AOL to sell 800 patents to Microsoft for $1.06 bln
New York-based Internet firm for AOL has announced that it would sell 800 of its patents and licence others to software giant Microsoft for about 1.06 billion dollars in cash. ANI

Facebook buys photo-sharing network Instagram for $1bln
Facebook has made its largest ever acquisition by purchasing the photography-based social network, Instagram, for one billion dollars. ANI

Thomson Reuters First-Quarter 2012 Earnings Announcement and Webcast Scheduled for Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Thomson Reuters (NYSE, TSX: TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced today that its first-quarter 2012 earnings will be issued via news release on Tuesday, May 1, 2012.James C ACN Newswire

INC Research Appoints Christopher Gaenzle as General Counsel
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Minerals Technologies Launches New Products for Application in Paints and Coatings
NEW YORK, April 10-Minerals Technologies Inc., (NYSE: MTX) announced today that it has launched three new precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) products for extension of titanium dioxide (TiO2) in paints and coatings applications.Specialty Minerals Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Minerals Technologies and a leader in mineral additives, has introduced ALBAFIL® T10 and ALBACAR® T10 ACN Newswire

MINES MANAGEMENT FINALIZES EARN-IN AGREEMENT FOR LA ESTRELLA GOLD-SILVER PROJECTRELEASE 12-03Spokane, Washington - April 10, 2012 - Mines Management, Inc. (NYSE-Amex: ""MGN"", TSX: ""MGT"") (the ""Company"") is pleased to announce it has executed an agreement (the ""Agreement"") with Estrella Gold Corp ACN Newswire

Passport Potash Announces New NI 43-101Compliant Mineral Resource of 713.4 Million Tonnes
Passport Potash Inc. ("Passport Potash" or the "Company"; TSX ACN Newswire

A Spectacular Display of the Finest Manufacturing Products and Solutions at MTA HANOI 2012
MTA HANOI 2012, the Vietnam capital's most impressive machine tools and metalworking trade exhibition, came to a rousing close on 30 March 2012. The event saw more than 4,000 attendees which included trade visitors, exhibiting staff, conference delegates and speakers, and members of the press ACN Newswire

DOCOMO interTouch Announcing 'FREEDOM CHECK IN' Powered by OpenWays Mobile Key to Add Front Desk Bypass Solution to its Offering
DOCOMO interTouch, a premier technology company providing a comprehensive suite of solutions and network management services for the global hospitality industry and a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT DOCOMO in Japan, is introducing "FREEDOM Check In" whereby travelers can use their mobile hand phone to bypass the hotel front desk and securely open their room doors ACN Newswire Attending Vancouver Small-Cap Conference April 10, 2012 will be attending the upcoming Small-Cap Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia on April 10th, 2012Where:        West Building of the Vancouver Convention Centre When:         6:00 pm. to 9:00 pm. For more details, please watch this videoPlease click here to visit our News Capsule to get further information on the conference.CONTACT: InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

AAM to Webcast and Teleconference First Quarter 2012 Financial Results on April 27, 2012
American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), which is traded as AXL on the NYSE, will hold a briefing with institutional investors and security analysts, news media representatives and other interested parties at 10:00 a.m. ET on Friday, April27, 2012. AAM will discuss its first quarter of 2012 financial results as well as other matters ACN Newswire

MEDIA ALERT: Ed Lu of Liquid Robotics Speaking at TEDx SF Big Blue Event, April 12th
Liquid Robotics®, an ocean data services provider and developer of the Wave Glider®, the first wave-powered marine robot, is announcing Ed Lu, chief of innovative applications at Liquid Robotics will talk on Oceans of Robots at TEDx SF Big Blue event on Thursday, April 12, 2012 MarketWire

GSC Products: Horseradish Nasal Spray Revolutionizes the Sinus, Allergy & Headache Categories
GSC Products has launched the world's first horseradish nasal spray under the Sinus Plumber brand, in conjunction with Next Level Products, Inc. The project was headed by Wayne Perry, inventor of Sinus Buster, the world's first pepper nasal spray MarketWire

Big Daddy Weave to Release New Album Love Come To Life April 17
Dove Award-winning group Big Daddy Weave encountered more obstacles than they could have ever imagined to make the album of their career, Love Come To Life, their first studio album in three years. It's an album that came through fire -- literally: the tracks survived a devastating blaze that swept through guitarist/producer Jeremy Redmon's house and studio MarketWire

Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces 2012 First-Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) announces that it will release its 2012 first-quarter earnings on Monday, April 16, 2012, after the close of the market. On Tuesday, April 17, 2012, J. Hyatt Brown, Chairman and acting President and Chief Executive Officer, and Cory T. Walker, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Brown & Brown, Inc MarketWire

Breezer Ventures Announces Joint Venture on Jackson Oil and Gas Leases
Breezer Ventures Inc. (BRZV) (PINKSHEETS: BRZV) ("Breezer" or the "Company") is making a significant step forward in its growth strategy to develop its Texas oil and gas assets. The Company has entered into a joint venture to develop the Jackson Oil and Gas Leases into production with Firecreek Global Inc. (Firecreek) and Tristar Energy Group Inc. (Tristar). MarketWire

Macey Bankruptcy Law Partners With HELPS to Protect Senior Citizens
The nation's leading bankruptcy firm, Macey Bankruptcy Law, just signed a new partnership with HELPS, a nonprofit law firm that represents senior citizens dealing with harassing debt collectors. MarketWire

Bio-Rad to Report First-Quarter 2012 Financial Results Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO) (NYSE: BIO.B), a multinational manufacturer and distributor of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, will report financial results for the first quarter 2011 on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, after the close of the market. The company will discuss these results in a conference call scheduled for 2 PM Pacific Time (5 PM Eastern Time) that day. MarketWire Announces the Addition of Skin 2 Skin Care, one of the most trusted online sources for high-performance luxury skin care and beauty essentials, has added the skin care brand Skin 2 Skin Care to its assortment of premium beauty products. MarketWire

Zagada Creates Board of Advisors for Its; Transaction Platform Appoints Canda Rozier First Expert
Zagada Markets, the leader in Nearshore service provider and location sourcing, and a global boutique in data driven outsourcing talent and cost analysis, today announces the appointment of Canda S. Rozier to its Zagada Exchange (ZAX) platform Board of Advisors. ( MarketWire

New Addition to Glidewell Distributing's Warehouse Will Benefit Customers and Create Jobs
Glidewell Distributing of Fort Smith is set to complete construction on a 20,000-cubit-foot walk-in freezer that cost the company about $250,000. Sales and IT director Nick Glidewell said the freezer is one of several expansion phases designed to benefit many of the regional distributor's 1,000-plus convenience store and other retail customers. MarketWire

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Reaches Two Construction Milestones at UC Merced
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. ("McCarthy") recently reached two construction milestones at the University of California, Merced ("UC Merced"). Ground was broken on the Science and Engineering Building 2, a 103,000 square-foot laboratory and research facility. Concurrently, the Recreation Center North was "topped out," whereby the final structural steel beam was put in place MarketWire

Methodist Willowbrook Hospital Physician Performs First Heart Tumor Removal Procedure of Its Kind on the Campus
Dr. Devinder Bhatia of Methodist Willowbrook Hospital performed the hospital's first atrial myxoma resection, the removal of a noncancerous tumor from a patient's heart. MarketWire

Former Dairy Industry CEO Launches Enterprise-Based Initiative for Change
Trevor Tomkins, Ph.D., the recently retired chief executive officer of Milk Specialties Global, today announced the launch of the enterprise-based development organization venture | dairy MarketWire

Rockford Corporation Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
Rockford Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ROFO) today announced financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Maria Montessori International Academy Student Wins 2nd Place in Local Chess Tournament
Fifty students participated in the Learning Through Games chess tournament in March. Among the 50 students, Parth Patki, a third year student at Maria Montessori International Academy, placed second. Patki had been playing chess for two years before entering the tournament. MarketWire

Bonten Announces First Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Conference Call
Bonten Media Group Inc. announced that its First Quarter 2012 consolidated financial statements will be released on Monday, April 16, 2012. The Company will hold a conference call on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at 9:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, to discuss the results. MarketWire

Party With INFORUM at The Red Devil Lounge to Kick Off National Volunteer Week
April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week, so come stir up those feel-good giving back vibes at a get-together hosted by INFORUM on Saturday, April 14th at The Red Devil Lounge in San Francisco. MarketWire

Animal Planet Product Integration Extends Innovative Campaign for Cat's Pride
As part of the 360° campaign that helped launch Oil-Dri Corporation of America's revolutionary new cat litter, Cat's Pride® Fresh & Light™, the product will be a featured segment on Animal Planet's original program "Must Love Cats MarketWire

Panera Bread Appoints Thomas Patrick Kelly, Interim CFO
Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Thomas Patrick Kelly Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective April 9, 2012. Mr. Kelly will report to Bill Moreton, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, and is serving as Interim CFO while the Company searches for a permanent CFO. MarketWire

Snack Sense
(Family Features) When was the last time you ate three meals in a day? What was the last snack you had? If you can answer the snack question faster than you can answer the meals question, it's not surprising. MarketWire

The Medicines Company to Announce First Quarter 2012 Financial Results on Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) has scheduled its quarterly conference call for Wednesday, April 25th at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss first quarter 2012 financial results, operational developments and outlook for 2012. MarketWire

AMD to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Technology Conference
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Thomas Seifert, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Technology Conference at 10:15 a.m. PDT on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 in San Francisco. MarketWire

Union Equity, Inc. Announces Change in Management
Union Equity, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UNQT) announces a significant change to the corporate management team, which includes the resignation of Martha Lance as Director. MarketWire

Empire National Bank Announces Termination of Supervisory Agreement
Empire National Bank (OTCQB: EMPK), announced today that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, its primary regulator, has terminated the supervisory agreement originally entered into with the bank on October 21, 2010 MarketWire

Procera Networks, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
Procera Networks, Inc. ("Procera") (NASDAQ: PKT), the Intelligent Policy Enforcement (IPE) company, today announced that, subject to market and other conditions, it plans to offer to sell 3,500,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering MarketWire

DigitalTown Reports 31.0 Million Hits in the Month of March 2012 for Its Hyper-Local High School Social Network
DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCQB: DGTW) (PINKSHEETS: DGTW) announced today that for the month ending March 31, 2012, DigitalTown's social network received approximately 31.0 million hits and in excess of 20.0 million pageviews, with unique visitors returning multiple times to view high school scores, schedules and rankings. The increase in pageviews is in excess of 1900% from the 1 MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Announces Closing of Offering of $775.0 Million of Additional 11 1/2% Senior Secured First Lien Notes Due 2015 by Its Subsidiary Offshore Group Investment Limited
Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: VTG) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Offshore Group Investment Limited (the "Issuer") has closed its offering of $775.0 million aggregate principal amount of additional 11 1/2% Senior Secured First Lien Notes due 2015 (the "Notes") MarketWire

FormFactor to Announce First Quarter 2012 Financial Results on May 1
FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORM) will report financial results for its 2012 first quarter on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. The public is invited to listen to a live webcast of FormFactor's conference call on the Investors section of the company's web site at MarketWire

Hansen Medical to Exhibit Its Magellan(TM) Robotic System at Major European Meeting of Vascular Surgeons
Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNSN), a global leader in flexible robotics and the developer of robotic technology for accurate 3D control of catheter movement, today announced it will showcase its Magellan™ Robotic System at the 34th Annual Charing Cross International Symposium from April 14-17 in London. MarketWire

Ixia to Report First Quarter 2012 Results on April 19, 2012
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) announced today that it will report financial results for its first quarter ending March 31, 2012 on Thursday, April 19, 2012, after the market closes. MarketWire

TurboCAD Deluxe 19 Updated
IMSI®/Design, the developer of the #1 best-selling CAD in retail, announced today the release of TurboCAD Deluxe 19. MarketWire

TelVue(R) Launches TelVue(R) ProVue(TM), Professional HD IP Broadcast Decoder
TelVue Corporation (OTCQB: TEVE) (PINKSHEETS: TEVE), the innovation leader in Digital IP Broadcasting equipment and services for Cable, TV and Internet Broadcasters, announces the launch of the TelVue ProVue, the first professional native IP video decoder that is designed to seamlessly switch on the fly between changing formats, including SD and HD, MPEG-2 and H.264 at resolutions up to 1080p. MarketWire's Cookbook Cafe eBook and App Publisher Earns Webby Award Honors
The 2012 Webby Awards have honored's new Cookbook Cafe publishing platform -- the first do-it-yourself digital publishing tool that enables anyone to create, market and sell a cookbook as both a native iPad App and a web-based eBook. MarketWire

TelVue(R) Is Diamond Sponsor of Jersey Access Group Conference
TelVue Corporation (OTCQB: TEVE) (PINKSHEETS: TEVE), the innovation leader in digital broadcast video servers for hyperlocal and campus broadcasting, is proud to be a Diamond Sponsor of the "Power Of Partners" to be convened in May by the Jersey Access Group (JAG). MarketWire

The Fab Four, Surfin' Safari and Jeff Dunham to Perform as Part of the Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2012 OC Fair
The Fab Four/Surfin' Safari will perform on Saturday, August 4 and Jeff Dunham will perform on Sunday, August 5 as part of the Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2012 OC Fair. As always, concert and action sports tickets include Fair admission. Select shows are on sale April 14. MarketWire

Rolling Strong(TM) Introduces First Wellness App for Transportation Industry; RoadApp to Wellness Provides Drivers the Tools to Better Health
Rolling Strong™ is proud to introduce the first wellness app within the transportation industry. Rolling Strong's "RoadApp" to Wellness is a free downloadable app to any iPhone, iPad or computer via to help professional drivers get on the road to better health MarketWire

California Eastern Laboratories Selects Adexa for Demand Planning
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Jewelry Sparkles as a Mother's Day Gift
Mother's Day is traditionally a time when husbands, children, friends and families select a gift for Mom and for the other special women in their lives -- and a perennial favorite gift idea is jewelry, according to fashion jewelry direct seller lia sophia. MarketWire

Enter to Win a Week's Stay at CEO Tom Gilmore's Lakefront Vacation Home is launching its "Our Vacation Home is Your Vacation Home" contest. One lucky winner and up to seven of their family/friends will win a seven night stay at a lakefront house located on Kezar Lake in Lovell, Maine MarketWire Launches New Website for Social Media Monitoring Tools
TrueCare, a social network monitoring service for parents, has announced the launch of its new and improved website, The new website is designed to be a resource to parents, kids, school administrators, non-profits and the Internet safety community at large to focus on social media monitoring and overall cyber safety. MarketWire

Somnia Webinar and Resource Document Provide Guide to Evaluating Hospital Anesthesia Services
Somnia Anesthesia, a leading national anesthesia practice management company, has announced a new resource document and webinar providing hospital administrators with a framework for a strategic analysis and evaluation of their facility's anesthesia services. MarketWire

Michigan State University Signs 10-Year Partnership Renewal With Paciolan
Paciolan, the leading provider of ticketing, marketing, and fundraising solutions in college athletics, announced today that Michigan State University (MSU) has signed a 10-year partnership renewal with the company. With the renewal, MSU will be implementing Paciolan's Access Management for football, stadium-wide, as well as its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution MarketWire

Here Comes the Sun (and Savings!) for Con Edison Customer in Queens
As a businessman, John Pantanelli is always looking for ways to cut expenses. As a dad who enjoys outdoor sports with his children, he wants to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. MarketWire

Marc Limmany Opens New Mexico Regional Office for Vanguard Cleaning Systems, Inc.
Vanguard Cleaning Systems®, Inc., a leading commercial cleaning franchisor, continues to expand in the United States by awarding the New Mexico Master Franchise rights to Marc Limmany. The regional office will sell janitorial franchises which provide cleaning services to businesses in the Albuquerque and Santa Fe areas. MarketWire

Zacuto Announces Release of 'Revenge of Great Camera Shootout'
The Zacuto 2010 Emmy Award winning and 2011 nominated three part web documentary (Midwest Region) is back with a new twist. "The Revenge of the Great Camera Shootout" is set to premiere June 15th, 2012 at The shoot was conducted in February 2012 at the Tribeca Flashpoint Academy in Chicago. With this documentary, Zacuto aims to prove that it doesn't really matter which camera you use MarketWire

TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines One of the Best Family Resorts in the World
Woodloch Pines, an all-inclusive family resort located in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains, has been selected by TripAdvisor as the sixth best large hotel and resort for families in the United States and the 15th best in the world. MarketWire

PayChest Reporting Current on OTC Markets Pinksheets
PayChest, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PYCT) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the Company is now reported as "Current" on MarketWire

Study Reveals Staggeringly Successful Weight Loss Strategy for Men
Despite recent efforts by Weight Watchers® and other pound-shedding purveyors to bring more men into the dieting fold -- even resorting to dressing NBA legend-turned-diet spokesperson Charles Barkley in drag to convince men it's possible to "lose like a man" in one recent male-focused marketing campaign*, men still account for less than 15% of participants in commercial weight-loss programs MarketWire

1545 Media Picks Up Two Telly Awards
1545 Media is a bronze winner in both the Health & Fitness and Beauty & Cosmetics categories in the 33rd Annual Telly Awards for their work with Dermalogica, titled, "Healthy Skin Tips." 1545 Media's approach was to design a campaign that clearly puts their brand and product messaging in front of their customers. MarketWire

Demand Growing for Final Homes at San Carlos Court by William Lyon Homes
Buyers who have been waiting to purchase at San Carlos Court cannot afford to wait another minute. The final homes are generating strong sales and there is tremendous urgency for buyers to make their move now to this incredible William Lyon Homes neighborhood MarketWire

Wireless Age Files Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Statements
Wireless Age Communications, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WLSA) ("Wireless Age" or "the Company") announced today its unaudited earnings for the fiscal period ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Industry Veteran Howard Eigenberg to Lead Cory Communications West Coast Operations
Cory Communications announced today that Howard Eigenberg has joined the company to head up its West Coast operations as Director of Sales, Western Division. Eigenberg brings more than 17 years of telecommunications industry experience to the Cory Communications team, having risen through the ranks of such companies as Qwest, Comcast, Time Warner, and most recently, XO Communications. MarketWire

Homeownership Makes Tax Time Less Taxing
With the April 17 tax deadline one week away, many individuals and families still have time to take advantage of the valuable tax benefits homeownership affords. The National Association of Realtors® consumer website,, can help. MarketWire

Panera Bread Announces Fiscal 2012 First Quarter Earnings Release Date
Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) will report its fiscal 2012 first quarter results after the market close on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. MarketWire

Internet's Best Intraday Stock Alert Service Completes 100% Perfect First Quarter
There are literally thousands of financial web sites, with countless services available to the common investor. But one service in particular has stood the test of time. For over 14 years, the ( Stock Alert service has provided consistent winners. Over 1000 picks have been made during that time, and less than 50 have been losers MarketWire

Teche Holding Company Named to Keefe, Bruyette and Wood's "Bank Honor Roll" of Superior Performers for Second Consecutive Year
(NYSE Amex: TSH) Teche Holding Company, parent company for Teche Federal Bank, was again named to Keefe, Bruyette and Wood's (KBW) prestigious 2012 "Bank Honor Roll." KBW is a national full-service investment bank that specializes in the financial services sector. MarketWire

Jamison Monroe, Founder of Newport Academy, Brings Critically Acclaimed Addiction Documentary to the Newport Beach Film Festival
Newport Academy founder and adolescent addiction treatment pioneer Jamison Monroe proudly announced today that his team will be premiering their critically acclaimed and highly anticipated documentary, "Behind The Orange Curtain," on May 2nd, 2012 at the prestigious Newport Beach Film Festival MarketWire

Pay Tribute to Veterans and Active Military With Free Thank You Cards From Wreaths Across America
Wreaths Across America (WAA), a nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery begun by Maine businessman, Morrill Worcester, in 1992, today announced its specially designed military appreciation thank you cards are now available MarketWire

Nathan Raizman Joins First Foundation Bank
Nathan Raizman has joined First Foundation Bank ("FFB") as a Vice President, Private Banker. FFB is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Foundation Inc. ("First Foundation"), a financial firm since 1990 that provides integrated investment management, wealth planning, consulting, trust and banking services MarketWire

ScienceLogic Announces First Annual Customer Symposium
ScienceLogic™ Inc. will hold its first annual Customer Symposium at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Va., April 18-19. Opening with a keynote address from CEO and co-founder David Link called "Navigating the Future," the event features twenty educational sessions in two tracks customized for technical and management pros MarketWire

City of Laguna Beach Call for Artists Broadway Beautification Art-in-Public Places Project
The City of Laguna Beach is seeking applications from qualified artists to undertake a $35,000 sculpture and/or $65,000 artist designed handrail and fence installation on Broadway. This is a highly visible area and is one of three entrances to the city. MarketWire

Leading Social Security Software for Advisors Releases Premium Version
Social Security Solutions, Inc., creators of the leading Social Security claiming software for financial professionals, recently announced a new release with more features and functionality. MarketWire

Crossroads Systems to Highlight StrongBox LTFS NAS Solution at 2012 NAB Show
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data protection solutions and services, today announced it will feature its StrongBox® LTFS NAS solution April 16-19 at the 2012 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Booth #N6423 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. MarketWire

Interactive Data's Vantage(SM) Version 2.0 Helps Increase Transparency Into Evaluated Pricing and Automate Valuation and Compliance Processes
Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of independent evaluated pricing and valuation services, today announced the Version 2.0 launch of Vantage(SM), an innovative Web application that provides transparency into the fixed income market and the Company's evaluated prices. Vantage improves operational efficiency by combining in-depth market information and sophisticated workflow tools. MarketWire

AnchorFree Appoints Tech Executive Doug Maine to Advisory Board
AnchorFree, the global leader in consumer privacy and internet freedom, today announced the appointment of Doug Maine, former chief financial officer of IBM to the AnchorFree Board of Advisors. AnchorFree's flagship product, Hotspot Shield, is the world's most popular consumer privacy product. Addressing a market of more than 1 MarketWire

Part of the Buffington Estate to Sell at Real Estate Auction, Some Absolute
Beth Buffington Weikel and her sister Ginger Buffington Folger are part of the fifth generation of Buffingtons to own and manage their family's farm. As their children have moved to college and left their childhood homes, Weikel and Folger have decided to downsize part of their family-operated farm in Gillsville, Ga. through a real estate auction. MarketWire, a New and Free Online Event Booking Tool, Welcomes Prestigious Venues to Its Portfolio, the premier event booking site, is proud to welcome several prestigious venues to its already growing database of top-notch locations. is designed to connect people who are selling venues with those who are buying them MarketWire

Danfoss Presents Smardt Chiller Group With EnVisioneer of Year Award for Energy Efficiency Improvements, Emissions Reductions
Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration and motion systems, announced recently that Smardt Chiller Group Inc. is the winner of the third annual EnVisioneer of the Year award competition MarketWire

PacificHealth Laboratories Comes On Board as Official Gel for City Bikes Ironman 70.3 Miami
PacificHealth Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: PHLI) (OTCBB: PHLI), a leading sports nutrition company, is pairing up with Miami Tri Events, the producers of the City Bikes Ironman 70.3 Miami. As the official gel for the race, which draws national as well as large international attention, PacificHealth is tapping into a wide and varied audience. MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems to Feature Total Parts Management and Engineering Services at the 28th National Space Symposium
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the 28th National Space Symposium, taking place April 16 - 19 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, CO MarketWire

Gnip Expands Into Chinese Market With Social Data From Sina Weibo
Gnip, the largest provider of social data to the enterprise, is now providing access to publicly-available social data from Sina Weibo, the 300-million member microblogging service based in China. Sina Weibo is Gnip's largest international source to date. MarketWire

MBAF Rises to 36 on Accounting Today's Top 100 List
Nationally recognized public accounting and consulting firm Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC (MBAF) was ranked at number 36 on Accounting Today's Top 100 Firms list for 2012. The firm billed $80 million in 2011. MarketWire

Davenport University to Introduce Insurance Education Specialty, Developed With University of Farmers
Responding to the growing need for new talent in the insurance and risk management industry, Davenport University is proud to introduce a new Risk Management and Insurance specialty within its Bachelor of Business Administration in Management program beginning in the fall of 2012 MarketWire

Protein Is a Key Factor in a Healthy Breakfast for Children
Numerous studies have demonstrated the importance of breakfast on a child's ability to concentrate in school and feel fuller for longer than those who skip breakfast. New research presented at IFT Wellness 12 in Chicago, Ill., shows that a protein-rich breakfast does a better job of increasing fullness and decreasing caloric intake at later meals MarketWire

After 25 Years, Passage to Indochina Is Best Selling Trip Ever
After 25 years in business the premier American operator of tours to Asia has announced that its groundbreaking tour through Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, first launched in 1992, reigns supreme as its all-time best selling Small Group Trip. Among hundreds of trips offered over the last quarter century, Passage to Indochina has emerged as the all-time favorite. MarketWire

ITpreneurs Bringing TIPA Courses to the Middle East for the First Time
ITpreneurs, the leading provider of competence development solutions for IT best practices, is delivering its first TIPA Assessor for ITIL® and TIPA Lead Assessor courses in the Middle East region. The courses will be held in Dubai and will start on May 8, 2012. MarketWire

USS Hornet Museum and Jimmy Doolittle Air & Space Museum to Pay Tribute to World War II Aviator General James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle
In conjunction with the 70th anniversary of the historic World War II aerial attack on Tokyo, a day-long tribute to Alameda-born and UC Berkeley graduate Gen. Jimmy Doolittle will take place at the USS Hornet Museum on May 5. The commemoration is a joint effort between the USS Hornet Museum in Alameda and The Jimmy Doolittle Air & Space Museum in Fairfield, CA MarketWire

Bayside Corporation Announces Renewal of Oil and Gas Lease in Tyler County, Texas
BAYSIDE CORPORATION (PINKSHEETS: BYSD) today announced the renewal of oil and gas leases in the Muscadine Field, located on 230 acres in Tyler County Texas. The Muscadine Field has three existing wells and the Company plans to drill one new well to complete in multiple zones of the Wilcox formation MarketWire

Pilat HR Executive to Present Webinar on Managing Risks Caused by Discrimination or Non-Compliance

Breker Verification Systems Becomes DVClub Gold Sponsor
Breker Verification Systems, The SoC Verification Company, has become a Gold Sponsor of DVClub, a global organization from Austin, Texas, helping build the hardware design verification engineering community through quarterly educational and networking events. MarketWire

StayinFront Partners With DataFlux to Deliver Data Quality to Pharmaceutical Companies
StayinFront, Inc., a leading global provider of customer relationship management systems and mobile sales force effectiveness tools, announced today an expanded partnership agreement with DataFlux, a leading provider of data management solutions MarketWire

Skinner Launches Fixed-Time Online Auction Platform
Skinner, Inc., a leading full-service auctioneer and appraiser of antiques and fine art, today announced a new timed auction platform, which will debut as a part of Skinner's upcoming Fine Wines auction starting May 3rd. Also known as a 'timed auction,' a portion of the upcoming sale will be offered in the new online-only format starting on May 4th and will run for more than a week. MarketWire

Barrett-Jackson Concludes 10th Anniversary in Palm Beach With More Than $18 Million in Revenue; Over 55,000 in Attendance
Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that its 10th Annual Palm Beach Event, held April 5-7 at the South Florida Fairgrounds, generated more than $18 million in sales of Classics, Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Resto-Mods, Exotics and Contemporary Collectibles in front of a crowd of over 55,000. MarketWire

[Infographic] How a Trucking Company Went Green to Save Green
Understanding the energy impact of different types of light bulbs is important, and plays a much larger role in energy efficiency than most realize. Short of turning the lights off, one way to cut back on this energy consumption is to install T8 linear fluorescent lights in place of older, less efficient technologies like incandescent, metal halide or high-pressure sodium MarketWire

Industry Analyst Firm 'Storage Switzerland' Reinforces IceWEB's Value in Mid-Enterprise Unified Storage
IceWEB, Inc.™ (OTCBB: IWEB),, a leading provider of Unified Data Storage systems for cloud and virtual environments, announced today that it has received further validation of its unique value among mid-enterprise organizations with an independent storage expert analyst report released today by Storage Switzerland, LLC. MarketWire

RAE Systems Appoints Senior Agilent Executive Chris Toney as Chief Operating Officer
RAE Systems Inc., a leading developer of gas and radiation detectors for oil and gas, emergency responders, industrial safety, homeland security, and environmental remediation, today announced that Chris Toney, a well-recognized veteran of the gas and chemical analysis industry, will join the company as Chief Operating Officer. MarketWire

Oasis Consumer Healthcare Has a Mouthwash for the Ages -- Literally
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, baby boomers, or adults ages 55 and over, are expected to account for more than a quarter of the population by the year 2015 (2, 16). The human body changes as it ages, and the mouth is no different MarketWire

Industry Leader in Wealth Management Opens California Office
New York-based HPM Partners opens its fourth U.S. office, in Orange County, California. MarketWire

California Art Club Artists Set Up Easels and Sculpting Wheels at the Autry to Create Artwork of Vignettes of Life in the Wild West
As the California Art Club closes its 101st Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition at the Autry National Center on April 22, painters and sculptors affiliated with the 102-year-old organization will set up their easels and sculpting wheels on the museum grounds for a "Paint-Out/Sculpt-Out" of vignettes of life in the Wild West during the late 19th century. MarketWire

Mercedes-Benz USA and Dealer Partners Commit $1.3M to Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA to Fund Coaches in Five U.S. Cities
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today announced that the company and its dealers will commit $1.3 million in 2012 to the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA, a charitable organization that supports projects in the U.S. to improve the lives of youth through the power of sports, to fund coaches in five U.S. cities: Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Miami and New Orleans. MarketWire

Nanotechnology's Role in Society and Future Workforce Needs Is Topic of Keynote Address at Positive Impact Conference Presented by Wheeling High School
NanoProfessor®, a division of NanoInk®, Inc. focused on nanotechnology education, announced today that Dean Hart, chief commercial officer of NanoInk, will be providing the keynote address at the Midwest Research Competition: "Positive Impact Conference," presented by Wheeling High School on Friday, April 13. Mr MarketWire

FranNet Celebrates a 2012 First Quarter That Left 2011 in the Dust
FranNet, a North American network of more than 100 franchise consultants, placed 33 percent more clients into franchise ownership in the first three months of this year than in the same period in 2011 -- a clear signal that the franchise industry is poised for a banner year. MarketWire

SEMAFO Announces First Quarter 2012 Gold Production of 60,900 Ounces; Gold Sales for the Quarter Total $100.3 Million
SEMAFO Inc. (TSX: SMF) (OMX: SMF) today announced production totalling 60,900 ounces of gold for the three-month period ended March 31, 2012. First quarter results include 48,000 ounces of gold produced at the Mana Mine in Burkina Faso, representing a six percent increase year over year. MarketWire

X-ES Shipping Dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet XMC
Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) is shipping the XPort3301, a dual 10GBASE-T 10 Gigabit Ethernet XMC module. The XPort3301 is well suited to applications requiring cost-effective, high-bandwidth communications such as remote sensor interfacing, traffic aggregation, storage, and data center networks. MarketWire

MorrisAnderson Director Aaron Gillum Honored With 40 Under 40 M&A Advisor Recognition Awards - Central Region
MorrisAnderson, a leading financial and operational advisory firm, announced today that Aaron Gillum, director, was honored with the "40 Under 40 M&A Advisor Recognition Awards" in the Central Region category. The awards recognize achievements of the next generation of M&A, financing and turnaround professionals. MarketWire

eclat Marketing Inc. Brings Payment By Results (PBR) PR to the US for B2B Tech Companies
eclat Marketing Inc., a PR agency offering services such as Digital PR and Telecoms PR for technology and telecoms businesses in North America, announced today the introduction of its Payment By Results system. MarketWire

Active Power Sets First Quarter 2012 Earnings for April 24 at 4:30 PM ET
Active Power, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACPW) has set the date to report its financial results for the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

Bitzio, Inc. Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Award Winning Animation Studio
Bitzio, Inc. ("Bitzio" or "the Company") (OTCBB: BTZO) today announced that it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire Motion Pixel Corporation Holdings, Inc. ("MPC"), an animation studio with operations in the U.S., Latin America and India. MarketWire

Rich Power Group Named as Bridgelux Distributor in Asia
Bridgelux, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, announced today the Rich Power Group (RPG), a subsidiary of WPG Holdings Ltd., has become a primary distributor for Bridgelux in Asia MarketWire

Nexus Industries Group to Upgrade to Next-Generation Epicor ERP

AIVN Purchases 40 Acre Mill Site in Nevada
American International Ventures, Inc. (AIVN) (OTCBB: AIVN) (OTCQB: AIVN) is proud to announce the purchase of a 40 acre mill site in Beatty, Nevada from Turner Ranch LLC for $304,000.00. This great property will be the home base for all Company mining operations in the State of Nevada run by AIVN's wholly owned subsidiary Placer Gold Prospecting, Inc. according to Jerry D MarketWire

Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. Update on Lomero-Poyatos Project
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd MarketWire

AssetWorks Announces Dates and Location for AssetWorld 2012
AssetWorks, a leader in Intelligent Workplace Management(SM), today announced that AssetWorld 2012- the premier event for the AiM™ Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) user community-will convene October 1-5, 2012 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Taking place at the Chattanoogan Hotel in downtown Chattanooga (www.chattanooganhotel MarketWire

IAG Retains Circadian Group for Investor Relations Services
InterAmerican Gaming Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IAGM) (or "IAG" or "the Company") is pleased to announce it has retained Circadian Group (or "Circadian") of Windsor, Ontario, Canada for an investor relations and marketing agreement for a duration of 12 months. MarketWire

Caza Gold Finds New High-Sulfidation Epithermal Gold Target on the La Borbona Property in Nicaragua
Greg Myers, CEO and President of Caza Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: CZY)(PINKSHEETS: CZGDF)(FRANKFURT: CZ6), announces that the Company's ongoing Nicaragua Regional Exploration Program has identified a new high sulfidation epithermal gold target named Las Lajas on its 100% owned La Borbona Property in Nicaragua. MarketWire

Intermedia Welcomes New SVP Product and Marketing
Intermedia, a global leader in cloud services and the world's largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, announced today that Dr. Prasad Akella joined the company as senior vice president overseeing product management and marketing. A seasoned software executive, Akella is based in Intermedia's Sunnyvale, CA office and has global responsibility for all product and marketing functions MarketWire

Triplefin Celebrates Seventh Consecutive Year Among Tristate Region's Fastest Growing Companies
Triplefin is honored to be named to the Cincinnati Business Courier's Tristate "Fast 55" list for the seventh consecutive year. Finalists in the "Fast 55" competition were selected based on revenue growth from 2009 to 2011. During this time, Triplefin increased revenue by 30%, growing from 136 million in 2009 to 176 million in 2011 MarketWire

Building Turbines, Inc., in Conjunction With Eco-Wind Solutions, Inc., Completes Wind Turbine Installation to Power LED Lights on Texas Restoration Services, Inc. Billboard
Building Turbines, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLDW), a leading designer and manufacturer of commercial rooftop wind turbine systems and other renewable energy technologies, announced today that it has completed the installation of a Honeywell WT 6500 Wind Generator. The Wind Generator will power the LED lighting system built into the Texas Restoration Services billboard in Crystal Beach, TX MarketWire

Hall of Fame Beverage's CEO Moves Grand Ma Ma Brand Into NYC, Baltimore, and Washington, DC
Hall of Fame Beverages, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HFBG) CEO, Greg Thrasher, announces the company has placed Grand Ma Ma's Sweet Southern Tea in 3 major East Coast cities. The tea is now on shelves in New York City, Baltimore, Maryland, and in Washington, DC. MarketWire

Leads360 Unveils Next Generation Sales Automation - Driving Intelligent Sales Velocity for B2C Companies
Leads360, the market-leader in consumer sales automation, today takes a big leap forward, introducing the market's first full-feature intelligent dialer solution, fully integrated with a comprehensive sales lead management platform. Dial-IQ now boasts Dial-IQ Inbound and Dial-IQ Multi-line MarketWire

Titan Pharmaceuticals to Raise $5.5 Million in Registered Direct Offering
Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: TTNP) today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to sell approximately $5.5 million of shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase shares of its common stock in a registered direct offering to institutional investors MarketWire

Stellar Biotechnologies Announces Exclusive Option to License Clostridium Difficile Technology
Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. ("Stellar") (TSX VENTURE: KLH) (PINKSHEETS: SBOTF) (FRANKFURT: RBT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada) for the exclusive option to license technology for the development of a vaccine candidate against Clostridium difficile infection ("CDI"). MarketWire

QPS Announces Progress Under New Business Model
QPS Die Cutters and Finishers Corporation (PINKSHEETS: QPSF) announces continuing progress under the new business model adopted by the Company. "As our transition to a national full service communications firm continues, we see encouraging progress on several fronts," stated Jim Patterson, consultant and acting COO MarketWire

Need to Innovate? Start With Hiring
Companies that need to innovate should "staff up" for innovation, identifying candidates and current hires with the "right innovation stuff." MarketWire

NASA Space Technology Program Selects Space Systems/Loral Platform to Help Enable Next Era of Space Communications
Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) (NASDAQ: LORL), the world's leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it is teaming with NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to host a laser communications relay demonstration (LCRD) on a commercial satellite to be launched in 2016 MarketWire

America's Wealth Mentor Linda P. Jones Hosts Live Event and Explains Why Your Fortune Is in Silver
In this uncertain economy, many have concerns about their financial future and are uncomfortable making fiscal decisions. For those who want to build wealth intelligently, CEO and Founder of the Global Institute of Wealth for Women Linda P MarketWire

SNS Future in Review Names Independa a FiRe 2012 FiReStarter
Strategic News Service is proud to announce that Independa, Inc. has been selected as a 2012 FiReStarter company to be featured at its 10th annual Future in Review (FiRe X) technology conference MarketWire

Get Fit -- WaterField Transforms Purchasing Experience of PC Laptop Sleeves
WaterField Designs, known for its innovative laptop sleeves, and designer bags and cases for digital-minded professionals, announces a new custom PC laptop sleeve ordering system. Finding a snug case for a PC can be a challenge. Don't settle for the handful of sizes offered by big box stores MarketWire

Vindicia Expands Usage Billing Support; Additional Enhancements Solidify CashBox as Industry's Most Comprehensive SaaS Marketing and Billing Platform
Vindicia, the leading provider of marketing and selling automation for the Digital Economy, today announced that it has added enhanced usage billing (or pay-per-use) support to CashBox™ -- the industry's premier on-demand marketing, CRM and billing engine behind today's top digital businesses. MarketWire

Send Word Now Receives Clean SOC 1 Opinion From SSAE 16 Audit
Send Word Now, the leading provider of emergency notification and on-demand alerting and response services, announced today that it has successfully completed a SSAE 16 audit with an independent national accounting firm MarketWire

Fujitsu Network Communications Rolls FPX CPQ OnDemand(R) Into Application
FPX, the pioneering innovator of Configure-Price-Quote® (CPQ) applications, announced today that Fujitsu Network Communications has completed training their extensive sales users groups in the use of FPX CPQ OnDemand® and has formally adopted the solution enterprise wide. MarketWire

Minority Groups Are at Greater Risk for Eye Disease and Blindness
April is National Minority Health Month and, as with many health concerns, minority populations are at a greater risk for eye disease and visual impairment. For example, glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness among African Americans and Hispanics in the U.S. Three times as many African Americans have glaucoma than Caucasians, and four times as many are blind.(1) MarketWire

AtNetPlus, Inc. Continues to Grow
AtNetPlus, Inc., a leader in predictable cost IT services, today announced that the company has hired three new employees for positions at their Stow headquarters. Steve Coates is the most recent addition to the technical team. Brian Sparker and Angela Bergmann are now part of the Marketing and Web Development teams, respectively. MarketWire

MEDecision to Host "Strike the Balance" Client Forum 2012 in Philadelphia
MEDecision Inc., the leading provider in collaborative health management solutions, today announced it will host an exclusive, invitation-only event -- Client Forum 2012 -- May 1-4, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Philadelphia MarketWire

RTI to Sponsor and Present Several Sessions at the Object Management Group Workshop
Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the world leader in delivering fast, scalable communications software that addresses the challenges of building and integrating real-time operational systems, today announced its platinum sponsorship and speaking sessions at the Object Management Group (OMG) Real-Time, Embedded and Enterprise-Scale Time-Critical Systems workshop in Paris, France. MarketWire

San Diego Chiropractor Announces Practice Treatment Focus on Auto Accident and Personal Injury Patients
The San Diego chiropractor leading CK Chiropractic Center has announced a practice focus on auto accident and personal injury treatment. CK Chiropractic serves the cities of San Diego, National City, and Mira Mesa. The San Diego chiropractic clinic is led by Dr MarketWire

Patients Suffering From Auto Accident Injuries Find Pain Relief From Grand Rapids Chiropractor
Peak Performance Chiropractic in Grand Rapids, MI announced that the practice has had significant success treating auto accident victims for chronic pain and injuries. The wellness center uses a combination of chiropractic care and massage therapy to help patients manage pain and safely regain a full range of motion following an injury MarketWire

Huntington Beach Chiropractor Recommends Regular Adjustments for Whole Body Wellness
Huntington Beach Chiropractic in Huntington Beach, CA recommends regular spinal adjustments as part of a proactive health strategy for maintaining and enhancing overall well-being. In addition to relieving chronic back pain, neck pain, and headaches, chiropractors with the practice say that regular adjustments reduce the risk of illness, enhance energy and keep the spine strong MarketWire

Houston Custom Home Builder Honored for Green Efforts
A third-generation custom home builder in Houston, TX, Scott Frankel is helping to turn the city green. In recognition of his efforts and community service, Scott was recently selected from 200 applicants for the Houston Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Class of 2012. MarketWire

PK Wins InterSystems Breakthrough Application Award
InterSystems Corporation, a global leader in software for connected care, today announced that PK, a software firm based in The Netherlands, has been recognized with the InterSystems Award for Breakthrough Applications. PK, an InterSystems application partner, was recognized for its CU-BOX® mobile application for real-time emergency services response measurement. MarketWire

Deadline on June 1 in Lawsuit for Investors in Hyperdynamics Corporation (HDY) Announced by Shareholders Foundation
The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a deadline to get actively involved is coming up on June 1 in the lawsuit filed in the U.S MarketWire

Oasys Design Systems Closes Series B Funding With Investments From Intel Capital, Xilinx
Oasys Design Systems, a provider of chip design software, today announced it has closed Series B Funding with investments from Intel Capital, Intel's global investment organization, and Xilinx, a leading provider of programmable platforms. Funding will be used as working capital to expand Oasys' research and development team, as well as for further expansion of its worldwide support structure. MarketWire

E-sourcing: The Big Picture
E-sourcing's role is evolving beyond savings within organizations as many companies recognize its full potential. MarketWire

California Bank & Trust Is Awarded 13 National and Regional Greenwich Excellence Awards
California Bank & Trust (CB&T) ( and its parent company, Zions Bancorporation (ZION) (, have been acknowledged with thirteen 2011 Greenwich Excellence Awards for small and middle-market banking. The awards were granted in 10 national categories as well as two regional categories. MarketWire

Aberdeen Publishes HCM, Enterprise Apps, Customer and Financial Management, App Performance Research
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the publication of new research reports from its Human Capital, Customer Management, Financial Management & GRC, and Networking and Application Performance research practices. MarketWire

Aberdeen Publishes GSM, Manufacturing, Communications, HCM, and Retail Research
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the publication of new research reports from its Global Supply Management, Manufacturing, Enterprise Communications, and Human Capital Management research practices. MarketWire

Bergio International Looking to Expand
Bergio International, Inc. (OTCBB: BRGO) announced today that they are looking to expand their brand to a larger international market. MarketWire

Norsk Hydro : Invitation - Presentation of Hydro's first quarter results 2012
Hydro's first quarter results 2012 will bereleased at 07:00 CET (01:00 AM EST,06:00 UK time), on Friday April 27, 2012. The quarterly report andpresentationslides will be available on at the same time. MarketWire

Percussion Software to Host Free Webinar on Creating a Meaningful Website User Experience
Percussion Software, a leading provider of Web Content Management and Content Marketing software, today announced it will host an online webinar for marketing and communications, web development/web technology and UX teams looking to enhance their website design and user experience for increased customer engagement. MarketWire

EnOcean Appoints Matthias Poppel as COO
EnOcean, the inventor of energy harvesting wireless technology, has announced the appointment of Matthias Poppel as Chief Operation Officer (COO). In this newly created position, Matthias is responsible for the operational side of the business MarketWire

TranSwitch Announces Additions to and Continued Traction of HDplay(TM) Family of Products
TranSwitch Corporation (NASDAQ: TXCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing consumer video and telecommunications markets, today announced the TXC-44152 and the TXC-44154, the newest additions to its HDplay™ family of products. MarketWire

CalAmp Announces Date for FY 2012 Fourth Quarter Conference Call
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced today that it will release its operating results for its fiscal 2012 fourth quarter and full year after the market close on Thursday, April 26, 2012. MarketWire

Sigma Designs Amends Shareholder Rights Agreement
Sigma Designs, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGM), a leading provider of connected media platforms, today announced that it has amended its Preferred Stock Rights Agreement. The Rights Agreement was originally adopted in 2004 to provide Sigma and its shareholders with protection from efforts to obtain control of Sigma that may not be in the best interests of the Company and its shareholders MarketWire

XcelMobility Mach 5 Enabled USB Modems Experiencing Strong Sales
XcelMobility Inc MarketWire

Stevia Corp. Establishes Subsidiary in China and Appoints Operational Leadership
Stevia Corp. (OTCBB: STEV) ("Stevia Corp." or the "Company"), a farm management company focused on the economic development of stevia, the fastest growing product in the alternative sweetener sector, is pleased to announce the registration in China of Stevia Asia Limited and the appointments of Mr. Vincent Tan Meng Sheong as Director of Operations, Peoples Republic of China (PRC) and Mr MarketWire

Elliot Stein Joins Bizzingo Board
Bizzingo, Inc. (OTCBB: BIZZ), a business-to-business social media company, announced that Elliot (Skip) Stein, Jr. has joined the company's board of directors. MarketWire

HookLogic Influences Car Buyers With Mobile Incentives and Releases Their Mobile Redemption App for Dealers
HookLogic, the leading provider of e-commerce media solutions and services, today announced the launch of new mobile capabilities integrated into its popular Lead to Show incentive solution for automotive dealerships MarketWire

QuickLogic CTO to Present at Linley Tech Mobile Conference 2012
QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the leader in low power Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs), today announced that its CTO, Dr. Timothy Saxe, will present on how to "Keep Internet Security Simple (KISS)" at the Linley Tech Mobile Conference MarketWire

MetraTech Selected for Stratecast's Global OSS/BSS 10 to Watch in 2012 List
MetraTech Corp., the leading provider of agreements-based billing and compensation solutions, today announced that it has been named by Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan as one of the "Global OSS/BSS 10 to Watch" companies in 2012. Stratecast's annual report recognizes 10 companies that have developed innovative solutions that address business-critical objectives MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT: Sidense Exhibiting at TSMC Technology Symposiums
WhatSidense will be exhibiting at the U.S. TMSC Technology Symposiums and discussing its low-cost, secure and reliable 1T-OTP non-volatile memory (NVM) IP MarketWire

Film Fresh Launches Growth Financing
Film Fresh Inc., the only independently owned digital film retailer offering Hollywood, independent and international content, has announced that its board of directors is launching an institutional capital raise. The company has engaged B. Riley & Co., LLC as its exclusive financial advisor in connection with the growth financing. MarketWire

Nexsan to Showcase Digital Video Storage Solutions at 2012 NAB Show in Las Vegas
Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of disk-based data storage systems, today announced it will feature live product demonstrations at the 2012 NAB Show in Las Vegas from April 14-19 in booth # SL14106. Taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, this year's event expects to attract more than 90,000 media and entertainment professionals from over 150 countries MarketWire

Massachusetts Service Alliance Issues Statewide Call for Volunteers With Launch of YOU Generate Campaign
The Massachusetts Service Alliance (MSA) today announced a statewide call for volunteers with the launch of their YOU Generate campaign. This initiative is focused on increasing the number of volunteers in the Commonwealth and creating awareness of how volunteering can solve critical community issues. The campaign launches statewide during National Volunteer Week, April 15 - 21, 2012. MarketWire

BTC Broadband Taps Entone's FusionTV
Continuing to lead the way with Hybrid TV, Entone, Inc. is teaming with BTC Broadband to explore a new Broadband TV (BBTV) service model in Bixby, Oklahoma. MarketWire

iFactory Redesigns the New
Featuring a new Research Library, interactive infographics and a vibrant new look, the new Graduate Management Admission Council [] website has launched! MarketWire

Amlogic Unveils Market Leading Dual-Core ARM(R) Cortex(TM)-A9 Processor-Based SoCs for Next-Generation Tablet, Set-Top-Box and Mobile Devices
Amlogic, a leading fabless semiconductor company providing solutions for advanced consumer products, today announced the availability of its newest high-performance system on chip (SoC) family, the AML8726-MX. These new SoCs are powered by a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore processor, a multi-core ARM Mali-400 MP GPU, Amlogic's industry proven HD video engine, and advanced security technology MarketWire

2012 Kenexa World Conference Goes More Global With the Addition of Events on Two Different Continents
Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced the expansion of its 2012 World Conference to include events in Europe and Asia to go along with its annual Kenexa World Conference held in North America. MarketWire

Anver Vacuum Lifter for Cartons Built to Match Customer Lifting and Stacking Requirements
Anver Corporation has introduced a vacuum tube lifter that can be modified with a wide range of factory designed pick up heads for safely handling cardboard cartons weighing up to 400 lbs. MarketWire

Rex-Cut Stainless Steel Finishing Kits Grain-In or Polish Railings in Three Steps
Rex-Cut Abrasives is introducing a new line of stainless steel tube finishing kits specifically packaged to grain-in or polish railings from weld removal to the final finish in three steps. MarketWire

Meller Sapphire Optics for Submersible and AUV Applications
Meller Optics, Inc. is introducing custom fabricated sapphire optics that can withstand saltwater and high pressure, making them ideal for use in military and commercial submersible and autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) applications. MarketWire

Fortinet to Announce First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2012 financial results on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time). MarketWire

Pulse Secures Distribution Into Maine and Connecticut
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCBB: PLSB) ("Pulse"), makers of Cabana™ 100% Natural Lemonade and Pulse® NutriPurpose™ brand beverages, today announced that it has secured distribution into Maine through Pine State Trading Co. and Connecticut through New England Beverages. MarketWire

New Space-Saving Pulse Generators From Supertex for Ultrasound Applications
Supertex (NASDAQ: SUPX), a recognized leader in high voltage analog and mixed signal integrated circuits (ICs), today introduced HV7360 and HV7361, high voltage, high speed ultrasound pulser ICs with fast return-to-zero (RTZ) outputs MarketWire

Telx Names Shawn Kaplan as General Manager, Financial Services
Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud computing enablement services and data center solutions, today announced that Shawn Kaplan has joined the company as General Manager, Financial Services MarketWire

Pericom Expands High Speed Serial Connectivity Solutions for Latest CPU Chipsets
Intel Developer Forum (IDF) -- Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM), a leading supplier of high-speed connectivity, signal-conditioning and timing solutions, today announced continued production ramp and expanded families of USB 3.0, DisplayPort™ (DP)1.2, and PCI Express® (PCIe®) 3.0 products which support the latest generation of Intel based platforms. MarketWire

Pericom Expands PCI Express(R) 2.0 Offering With Next Generation Packet Switch Family
Intel Developer Forum -- Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM), a leading supplier of high-speed connectivity, timing and signal-conditioning solutions, today announced the addition of a new PCI Express 2 MarketWire

LRAD Corporation Receives LRAD 500X(TM) Systems and Scram Cart Order From U.S. Navy
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of long range acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), announced today it has received an order from the U.S. Navy for LRAD 500X™ systems and Scram Carts. The Company has supplied LRAD® systems and services to the U.S. Navy since 2003. The order, worth in excess of $400,000, is scheduled to ship this quarter. MarketWire

SFL - Termination of charters for five container vessels
Press release from Ship Finance International Limited, April 10, 2012Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE: SFL) ("Ship Finance" or the"Company"),today announced that it has agreed to terminate chartering agreements withHorizon Lines, LLC ("Horizon Lines") relating to five of its vessels MarketWire

Quaterra Provides Corporate Update
Quaterra Resources (TSX VENTURE: QTA)(NYSE Amex: QMM) today provided a corporate update including anticipated timing for the completion of work on projects listed below. MarketWire

Unis Tonghe MMR International Health Management Service Co., Ltd. Launching MyMedicalRecords in Ten Hospitals in China
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR") and Unis-Tonghe Technology (Zhengzhou) Co., Ltd. will work with Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) to collaborate and participate in the launch of MMR's Personal Health Record products and services in China MarketWire

Overland Storage Announces Integration of IBM Technology in Their Award Winning NEO Series Tape Libraries
Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced they are integrating IBM Linear Tape-Open (LTO) technology into the company's line of NEO tape libraries MarketWire

Radio Free Asia Deploys Enterprise OpenStack Solution From Piston Cloud
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., the enterprise OpenStack company, today announced Radio Free Asia, a private non-profit corporation broadcasting news and information in nine languages to listeners in Asia, has deployed Piston Enterprise OS (pentOS™) to quickly build and deploy private clouds in remote locations under time, staffing and freedom constraints. MarketWire

New Partnership Brings Wave's Award-Winning Endpoint Security Portfolio to CDW Customers
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) ( announced today that it has partnered with CDW, a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare in North America. MarketWire

Lone Star Gold, Inc. Provides Update on Production and Drilling Activities
Lone Star Gold, Inc. (OTCBB: LSTG) ("Lone Star" or "the Company") is pleased to provide an overview of the Company's planned activities related to ongoing production from its Tailings Project, drilling on its La Candelaria gold-silver project, and other potential project acquisitions. MarketWire

Hamilton Thorne Receives Patent Approval on Innovative RED-i(R) Target Locator for Its Line of Laser Systems
Hamilton Thorne Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: HTL), a leading provider of precision laser devices and advanced imaging systems for the fertility, stem cell and developmental biology research markets, today announced the approval of a patent covering its RED-i® target locator for Hamilton Thorne's line of lasers systems MarketWire

Great Lakes Pharmaceuticals Chooses OmniComm's TrialMaster(R) Suite for Multi-National Pivotal Device Trial
OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: OMCM), one of the fastest growing companies in the Electronic Data Capture (EDC) marketplace, today announced that its TrialMaster® Suite of applications was chosen by Great Lakes Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (GLPI) to support their clinical research needs for a 20-month, multi-national pivotal device study involving up to 400 subjects across 20 sites. MarketWire

Health 2.0 Announces Winners of the Medicare Claims Data Challenge
Health 2.0 announced today that teams from Zenithech LLC, Avanade Inc. and Big Yellow Star won the Medicare Claims Data Developer Challenge sponsored by IMPAQ International LLC and the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago MarketWire

SET Corp and Cancen Oil Canada Sign LOI for Acquisition of SET Corp
Sustainable Environmental Technologies Corp. ("SET Corp") (OTCQB: SETS) (PINKSHEETS: SETS) and Cancen Oil Canada Inc. ("Cancen") (TSX VENTURE: COI) signed a letter of intent agreement (LOI) dated April 5, 2012 for Cancen to acquire all of the outstanding shares of SET Corp, for US $34.4 million, to be paid by Cancen in cash, or a mixture of cash and the issuance of common shares of Cancen MarketWire

AngloGold Ashanti Announces AngloGold Ashanti First Quarter 2012 Production Update
On 15 February 2012 AngloGoldAshanti (NYSE: AU), at the time of its full year 2011 earnings release,guided first quarter 2012 gold production at 1.03Mozs at total cash costsof $820/oz - $835/oz at an average exchange rate of R7.40/$, BRL1.70/$,A$1.01/$, and AP4.35/$ and fuel at $110/barrel MarketWire

Centrify Announces Upcoming 2012 Customer Conference
Centrify Corporation, the leading provider of security and compliance solutions that centrally control, secure and audit access to cross-platform systems, mobile devices, and applications using Active Directory, today announced the details of the 2012 Centrify Customer Conference, to be held June 5-6 in New York City for all Centrify customers. MarketWire

Blue Star Opportunities Corp. Resumes Activities in Housing and Construction
Blue Star Opportunities Corp. (The "Company") (PINKSHEETS: BSTO) announces today that it will be returning to its original activities in the housing construction and renovations industry. MarketWire

VSS Monitoring Named 2012 Best Performance Optimization Product Award Finalist by Network Products Guide
VSS Monitoring, the world leader in Network Intelligence Optimization, today announced that Network Products Guide, a leading technology research and advisory guide, has named VSS Monitoring's Distributed Series as a finalist for the 7th Annual 2012 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Best Performance Optimization Products Category MarketWire

iovation to Host Fraud Force in Chicago This June
iovation, the Device Reputation Authority™ protecting online businesses from fraud and abuse, today announced that it will host its Fraud Force User Group Meeting in Chicago on June 5, 2012. The User Group is exclusively reserved for iovation clients MarketWire

Seabridge Gold to Commence Trading on New York Stock Exchange
Seabridge Gold's (TSX: SEA)(NYSE: SA) common shares will commence trading today on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") under the symbol "SA". Effective today, Seabridge's common shares will no longer trade on the NYSE-AMEX where it had traded under the symbol "SA". MarketWire

C-COM Receives $1 Million in Orders From Russia
C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE: CMI) ("C-COM" or the "Company") a leading global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, announced today that it has received $1,000,000 in orders for its iNetVu® mobile antenna products from Russia. MarketWire

Motive Television to Speak at 2012 NAB Show

Oracle Achieves World Record Two Processor Result With SPECjEnterprise2010 Benchmark
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Oracle Expands Communications Portfolio With New Netra x86 Servers
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Oracle Introduces New Sun x86 Servers -- the Industry's Best x86 Platform for Oracle Applications
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Facial Plastic Surgeon in Irvine Discusses Recently Released AAFPRS Statistics
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) recently released its annual statistics report outlining the top facial plastic surgery procedures performed in 2011 as well as a discussion on the increase in reliance on social media for finding information about cosmetic surgery MarketWire

Plastic Surgeon in Scottsdale Reassures Patients of U.S. Breast Implant Safety
Breast augmentation remains the most popular surgical cosmetic enhancement in the U.S., which is mirrored in the Scottsdale plastic surgery practice of Dr. Steven Turkeltaub. He believes the extensive, exhaustive studies and research conducted over the years support the general safety of both silicone and saline breast implants and refutes the nebulous charges of self interest groups MarketWire

Simplee Q1 2012 Medical Spending Statistics Show Continued Consumer Burden
Simplee, the best way to save money on medical bills, today released its 2012 First Quarter Health Care in America Out of Pocket Spending Statistics. Simplee found that the average family of four spent $962 in out of pocket medical costs in Q1 2012, an increase of 3.3% over the first quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Gentex Announces SmartBeam(R) Program on New Ford Taurus
Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX), the Zeeland, Michigan-based manufacturer of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and camera-based lighting-assist systems for the automotive industry, commercial fire protection products and dimmable aircraft windows, has announced that the Company's SmartBeam® high-beam lighting assist system will be available on the 2013 Ford Taurus MarketWire

ViaWest COO Nominated for ATHENA Award
ViaWest, one of the largest privately-held data center, cloud computing and managed services providers in North America, announces that Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder Nancy Phillips has been nominated for the ATHENA Award MarketWire

Campus Entertainment Survey Finds: Brand Names Are Cool... But Price Rules With College Students
According to a recent survey of college students, brand names have a fair amount of clout when deciding what to buy. However, price and "getting a good deal" were the top reasons when it comes to making decisions about their fashion purchases. The survey was conducted by college marketing company Campus Entertainment and included over 1100 college students on college campuses across the country. MarketWire

Cisco and NetApp Build on Strong Success With Expanded FlexPod Architecture
To help more customers accelerate their transition to the cloud, Cisco and NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced plans to extend the FlexPod® with a series of new pre-validated design architectures priced and sized for smaller workloads MarketWire

Carpenter Realtors(R) Partners With Trulia to Reach Indiana Homebuyers
Trulia (, a top site for homebuyers, sellers, owners and renters, today announces a new marketing partnership with Carpenter Realtors®, a leading Indiana real estate brokerage. MarketWire

Presenting the PhotoAffections 2012 Custom Graduation Card Collection
PhotoAffections (, a leading online provider of high-quality custom printed photo birth announcements, invitations, photo cards and much more, is excited to present its 2012 Graduation Card Collection to students and their families all over the country MarketWire

Avail-TVN Launches AnyView(TM) Authentication, Giving Service Providers Quick Route to Access TV Everywhere Content
Avail-TVN, the leading digital media services company, today announced the launch of AnyView Authentication, the company's new managed service designed to give service providers a quick and easy route to offering TV Everywhere access to high quality, high demand content via programmers' federated content portals MarketWire

Smart Card Alliance Announces New Certification Training for Payments Industry
Industry professionals interested in supporting the U.S. move to EMV and NFC contactless mobile technologies can now earn the first certification dedicated to smart card-based payments -- the Smart Card Alliance Certified Smart Card Industry Professional/Payments (CSCIP/P) credential MarketWire

Sequent Joins Specifications Body GlobalPlatform
Sequent Software, a leading provider of Near Field Communication (NFC) software, has joined GlobalPlatform, the global organization that standardizes the management of applications related to secure chip technology. Sequent's membership enables it to contribute to specifications that ensure the interoperability of secure contactless services MarketWire

Fairmount Minerals Lives Corporate Sustainability Motto -- 'Do Good. Do Well.' -- Earns Place on Center for Companies That Care's 10th Honor Roll
The 750 employees at Fairmount Minerals have adopted its corporate sustainability motto -- "Do Good. Do Well." -- as an organizational challenge and earned the producer of industrial sand a place on Center for Companies That Care's 10th Honor Roll. MarketWire

Harnessing the Power of Taleo and Social Networks, Hyatt Finds Its Future Leaders
To find and acquire the people uniquely qualified to lead its global hospitality operation, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts is combining the direct engagement of social networks with the insights enabled by Taleo Corporation, a global leader of SaaS-based Talent Management solutions, recently acquired by Oracle MarketWire

Axceler Survey Finds Microsoft SharePoint Governance Important to Majority, yet Most Organizations Unprepared
According to the initial results of a Microsoft SharePoint governance survey commissioned by Axceler, the leader in SharePoint governance, administration and migration solutions, more than two-thirds of the respondents consider SharePoint governance to be extremely or very important to their organizations MarketWire

Martini Media Appoints Thomas O'Regan as Chief Revenue Officer
Martini Media, the digital media and content platform for engaging the audience with the most money and influence online, today announced that Thomas O'Regan has joined the company as chief revenue officer (CRO). In his new role, O'Regan will be responsible for driving Martini Media's revenue growth and leading the company's strategy for generating increased, long-term profitability. MarketWire

Golden Minerals Reports Increased Production and First Quarter Results for Velardena Operations
Golden Minerals Company (NYSE Amex: AUMN) (TSX: AUM) ("Golden Minerals" or "the Company") is pleased to report first quarter 2012 results for the Velardeña Operations that continue to reflect significant operational improvements and the ramp up of production MarketWire

GrubHub Identifies Cheapest Cuisines for Cash-Strapped Americans
As the tax-filing deadline looms, Americans are taking inventory of their expenses and assessing spending habits. With some Americans celebrating successful tax refunds and others tightening purse strings, GrubHub, the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering service, has identified the most affordable and expensive restaurant cuisines available for delivery and pickup. MarketWire

Nimble Approach to Partnerships Will Generate Value for Both CROs and the Pharmaceutical Industry, According to New Study
As more and more R&D is outsourced by pharmaceutical companies, a study released today provides new insight into how to structure the relevant partnerships for success MarketWire

Flow Society Lacrosse Brand Signs Connor Martin as Official Brand Ambassador
Big Idea Brands, LLC, owner of Flow Society, a brand of authentic lacrosse lifestyle gear for young men, women and boys, announced today that it has signed Professional Lacrosse player Connor Martin as their Official Brand Ambassador MarketWire

Premiere Edition of CMO Council's PeerSphere Available for Digital Download
The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, a global executive affinity group of 6,000 senior marketing executives controlling more than $300 billion in annual marketing spend worldwide, has released the inaugural issue of PeerSphere, the first peer-inspired, peer-driven, and peer-influenced quarterly journal. MarketWire

Meru Networks and Northgate Managed Services Bring Wireless Access to 350,000 Teachers and Pupils in 1,200 Schools Across Northern Ireland
All schools in Northern Ireland will now have access to wireless services as part of Northgate's $266m (£170m) Education Network Northern Ireland (EN(ni)) contract. Meru Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: MERU), a pioneer in 802 MarketWire

Philip Friedman Becomes Chairman of the Board at Brandstand Group
Brandstand Group announced today that Philip Friedman, former CEO and President of McAlister's Deli and current CEO of Salsarita's Fresh Cantina, has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors at Brandstand Group, a premier restaurant brand marketing and communication firm. Previously, Friedman served as Brandstand's vice chairman. MarketWire

Cisco and Government of Karnataka in PPP to Pilot Remote Healthcare in Chitradurga District to Bring Inclusive Growth
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced the launch of its Cisco® healthcare solution pilot program to enable remote healthcare for one primary healthcare center and one community healthcare center from the district hospital in Chitradurga District. MarketWire

QTS Builds on Enterprise Market Success With Build-to-Suit Solutions and Management Additions
Key Highlights: QTS expands its market reach by launching a build-to-suit offering that eases the data center planning process for enterprise customers. Custom data center customers now will benefit from expedited time-to-market and reduced capital expenditures MarketWire

Citizens Capital Corp. Announces Secondary Market Sale of 1,200,000 Common Shares by Investor; Reaches Loan Agreement to Facilitate Growth, Acquisition Financing and Create New Jobs
Citizens Capital Corp. (the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: CAAP) announced today that pursuant to third party Escrow Agency ("Escrow"), private investor and selling shareholder Corporate Services Trust ("CST") intends, subject to market and other conditions, to sell 1,200,000 non-dilutive shares of Citizens Capital Corp MarketWire

Aegis Receives A+ Rating in GRI's Sustainability Report
Aegis Limited, a global outsourcing services provider and part of the $17 billion Essar Group, has achieved an A+ rating in Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) Sustainability Report. GRI is a non-profit organization promoting economic, environmental and social sustainability by providing organizations with a comprehensive sustainability reporting framework used worldwide. MarketWire

Merritt Community Capital Corp. Closes Largest Affordable Housing Fund in 23-Year History, Exceeding Last Year's Record Fund
Merritt Community Capital Corp. closed its $73 million Multi-Investor Fund XIV, the largest Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) fund closing in its 23-year history. This fund exceeded last year's fund by $15 million, exemplifying Merritt's key strength in building and expanding partnerships with both investors and affordable housing developers in California MarketWire

Gehry Technologies Awarded Building Information Model (BIM) Award by AIA
Gehry Technologies (GT), a global leader in applying technology to building industry challenges, today announces that Fondation Louis Vuitton has been selected as a recipient of the prestigious BIM Excellence award, given by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Technology in Architectural Practice Knowledge Community) MarketWire

Frazer-Nash Consultancy Selects Actran to Simulate Flow Generated Noise and Flow Induced Vibration
MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced that Frazer-Nash Consultancy, a world class engineering technology organization, has selected MSC Software's Actran/Vibroacoustics and Actran/Aeroacoustics to simulate challenging problems involving flow generated noise and flow induced vibration MarketWire

Golden Minerals Announces Significant Increase to Indicated Silver Resources for the El Quevar Project
Golden Minerals Company ("Golden Minerals" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: AUMN) (TSX: AUM) is pleased to announce a Canadian National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") compliant mineral resource estimate for the Yaxtché deposit at the Company's El Quevar project in the Salta Province of northwestern Argentina. MarketWire

SOFTBANK Contributes to Japan's Recovery Process by Utilizing NetApp Technology Following 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami
Companies large and small all over the world depend on their information technology (IT) infrastructures to help drive business success. By making the right decisions, a company can transform its IT environment to accelerate business, create competitive advantages, and increase profits MarketWire

Faceoff: BMO's Doug Porter Turns "Moneyball" into "Hockey Cents"
With the Stanley Cup Playoffs set to begin, a new report from Doug Porter, Deputy Chief Economist, BMO Capital Markets, ranks the National Hockey League's winners and losers in best value for their money during the 2011/2012 season. MarketWire

PENSRUS Pens AntiBac Pen Sale in Honor of Nurses Week
PENSRUS announced today that they will be holding a sale on all AntiBac custom logo pens in honor of Nurses Week. PENSRUS, which was founded online in 2001 after 50 years of industry experience, is a leading distributor of specialty advertising products, personalized pens and pencils, custom logo backpacks, sticky notes, mouse pads, and more. MarketWire

Pentair Water Pool and Spa Unveils ScreenLogic2 Mobile App for iPad, iPhone to Remotely Control Pools Anywhere, Anytime
Pentair Water Pool and Spa® has unveiled a convenient pool-automation app, ScreenLogic2™ Mobile, that gives millions of homeowners the ability to remotely control their pools and spas with an iPad®, iPhone® or iPod touch®. MarketWire

Boston Therapeutics PAZ320 Interim Clinical Trial Safety Results
Boston Therapeutics, Inc. (BTHE) (OTCBB: BTHE), a developer of diabetes therapeutics, announced today no safety concerns from the interim data analysis of the open label dose escalation crossover trial on Type 2 diabetic patients. MarketWire

UNR Holdings, Inc. Announces Year End Financial Results for 2011
In the news release, "UNR Holdings, Inc. Announces Year End Financial Results for 2011," issued earlier today by UNR Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: UNRH), we are advised by the company that the first sentence of the third paragraph should read "Revenues for the year ended December 31, 2011 totaled $230,978,646, an increase of 115.2% from $107,298,408 compared with the year ended December 31, 2010 MarketWire

AlumiFuel Power's PBIS-2000 Unit Shipped to Air Force Customer
Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) (the "Company") through its subsidiaries, announced today that the Portable Balloon Inflation System (PBIS)-2000, unit was shipped to the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command on Monday, April 9. A team of the Company's engineers will conduct training at the customer's site later this week. MarketWire

Geopulse Completes Phase Four Expansion
Geopulse Exploration Inc. (OTCQB: GPLS) (OTCBB: GPLS) has finalized the fourth phase expansion program of its Utah Mineral Acquisition Strategy. This is the Company's fourth Utah property asset acquisition, which includes three potential gold/copper purchases and one potash lease. MarketWire

Tsakos Energy Navigation Expands Presence in LNG Sector
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN or the "Company") (NYSE: TNP) today announced the order of one plus one state-of-the-art LNG carrier for delivery Q1 2015 at a major South Korean yard. The vessel is of the new tri-fuel design enabling the ship to run on fuel oil, marine diesel/gas oil and natural gas offering attractive alternatives to charterers MarketWire

GlobalWise Joins the Center for Digital Education to Expand K-12 Educational Services
GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (OTCBB: GWIV) (OTCQB: GWIV) ( and its wholly owned subsidiary Intellinetics, Inc., a leading-edge technology company focused on the design, implementation and management of cloud-based Enterprise Content Management ("ECM") systems in both the public and private sectors, today announce membership with the Center for Digital Education (www MarketWire

Avibon Cream Vitamin A Sales Soar With Further Research and Debut of France's
Buy Avibon Cream before April 30th at and get additional 30g tubes at steep discounts. The promotion is announced today to celebrate the new website launched last month. Depending on the quantity ordered, this means customers can now buy Avibon vitamin A for as little as $29 each with free shipping worldwide MarketWire

SolarWinds Adds Robust Mobile Toolset for IT Administrators
SolarWinds® (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced today the release of SolarWinds Mobile Admin™ software v.7. SolarWinds acquired the new mobile IT management product from Rove MarketWire

Ogilvy CommonHealth Interactive Marketing's Scalera to Present at DTC Perspectives' National Conference
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, representing the largest assembly of creative talent in the world of healthcare communications, today announced Buddy Scalera, senior vice president of the organization's NJ-based, Ogilvy CommonHealth Interactive Marketing, has been selected as a keynote speaker at DTC Perspectives' national conference MarketWire

Implant Sciences Explosives Trace Detection Equipment to Be Deployed at the Summit of the Americas
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced that the Colombian National Police has selected Implant Sciences explosives trace detection equipment as part of the security plan for the Summit of the Americas MarketWire

Panacea Healthcare Solutions Announces New Corporate Identity and Website
Panacea Healthcare Solutions, Inc. a leader in providing consulting, publishing and software to healthcare providers and organizations nationwide, announced today that it has introduced a new corporate identity. The new identity includes a new logo, name and corporate web-site that can be seen at MarketWire

The Radicati Group Releases "Email Statistics Report, 2012-2016"
A new study from The Radicati Group provides key data and statistics on business and consumer use of Email, Social Media, Instant Messaging (IM), Mobile Email, and Unified Communications (UC). It includes data on the number of business and consumer users and accounts broken out by region for North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific and Rest of World (RoW) MarketWire

MTS India Deploys PeerApp UltraBand to Accelerate Mobile Broadband
PeerApp, the leading provider of transparent caching platforms for internet content delivery, today announced that Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited that nationally provides telecom services to over 16 million customers under the brand MTS -- has deployed PeerApp's UltraBand transparent caching platform in its network MarketWire

DCP Midstream Developing Heavily in Texas and Natural Gas Liquids, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- DCP Midstream LLC (Denver, Colorado) is forging ahead with development of gathering and processing resources, particularly in Texas. In January of 2011, DCP had an excess of 250 million cubic feet per day (MMCFD) of processing capacity in the Eagle Ford Shale, which stretches through the southern and eastern parts of Texas MarketWire

Orchid Lovers Share Their Overwhelmingly Positive Experience With Just Add Ice Orchids
Just Add Ice Orchids makes orchid care simple with the proven ice watering method, and now orchid lovers are touting their overwhelmingly positive experience with Just Add Ice Orchid purchases MarketWire

Market Research Projects Motion Sensors Market at $4.8 Billion by 2016 has announced the addition of the new report "Motion Sensors Market, Global Forecast & Analysis (2011 - 2016) By Technology (Passive Infrared, Ultrasonic, Microwave, Tomographic, Dual -Technology/ Hybrid), Application Types (Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Industrial & Medical, Aerospace & Defense)," to their collection of Electronics market reports MarketWire

Merry Maids: Spring Cleaning Tips
It's that time of year again. The sun is shining, the sky is blue - and it's time to clear out the old so you can make way for the new. Spring cleaning can be a tough task for most homeowners, but there are a few house cleaning tips that we can offer, which are very effective. You can spring-clean your own home like a professional maid service would MarketWire

Davinci Virtual Office Solutions Celebrates 6 Years of Innovation and Growth
Davinci Virtual, the leading provider of global virtual office solutions, proudly celebrates 6 years of successful business operations and profitable growth. MarketWire

Zoomline(TM): How One App Is Transforming the Entertainment and Food Industries
Zoomline™ is designed to allow users to be VIPs when they choose to be. This slick smart phone app made its debut at the Las Vegas Nightclub and Bar Convention and was one of the most discussed new concepts at the show. Zoomline™ was an immediate sensation with merchants from around the world. "It's all upside," one club owner said MarketWire

IDPF Unveils Program, Speakers for Digital Book 2012 at BEA
The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) announced today the preliminary program and speakers for Digital Book 2012 at BEA ( MarketWire

GlobalLogic Appoints Former Intel Corporation Executive as New Managing Director for Ukraine
GlobalLogic, a leader in software R&D services, today announced it has appointed Vladimir Sharov as Managing Director of Ukraine. An accomplished technology executive with more than 20 years of experience, Sharov joins GlobalLogic from Intel Corporation where he served as the Country General Manager and the company's lead representative for several other countries in Eastern Europe MarketWire 2012: Pioneering Marketing Company Announces New International Efforts
There was a time when promoting domestic products in international markets proved challenging, almost impossible. Thanks to the Internet, however, that is very rapidly changing. In fact, as the Internet grows, marketers are finding easier and more effective ways to market products all over the globe. Helping those marketers expand their reach are companies like DirectResponse MarketWire

Running Partners: Boston Marathon and Pro-Form(R) Fitness Announce Partnership to Create "Runner's Treadmill"
The Boston Athletic Association, host of the world's oldest annual marathon with stringent qualification requirements, announces its partnership with Pro-Form®, the number one brand of treadmills and other fitness equipment, to introduce Pro-Form® the official Boston Marathon treadmill. MarketWire

TransUnion to Announce First Quarter 2012 Results
TransUnion Corp., a leading global provider of information management and risk management solutions, will announce its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012, in a news release to be issued on the morning of Tuesday, May 8, 2012. The news release will be available on the Company's website at MarketWire

CONSUMER ALERT: DubLi Factors Into Popular Savings Strategies
Online shoppers experience a level of convenience that traditional, brick-and-mortar shoppers cannot access. On one level, this convenience is represented by the ability to shop from home, saving time, money, and gas. On another, this convenience is highlighted by the ability to compare prices and choose the best deals without having to visit different store locations MarketWire

"NuFACE Week" at - Day Two - NuFACE Trinity and Top 5 Products for Anti-Aging Skincare
Looking for a painless alternative to surgical anti-aging procedures? The NuFACE device is the at-home solution to wrinkles, fine lines and sagging skin, providing visible results in just five minutes a day. The latest article by Skincare-News MarketWire Succeeds as Shoppers Embrace Social Media
The influence of social media on the worlds of business and commerce are utterly incalculable, a fact that entrepreneurs and consumers alike would surely agree on. It is common knowledge, for example, that social networks like Facebook and Twitter have radicalized the ways in which businesses promote their products MarketWire

Revel in the Serenity of the Dominican Republic's Newly Opened Sublime Samana Boutique Hotel on the Island's Most Pristine Shore
Caressing the crystal-clear waters of the Samana Peninsula, Sublime Samana Hotel & Residence is the newest addition to Small Luxury Hotels of the World's portfolio of boutique hotels in the Caribbean. The exquisite property opened in March 2012 and features 20 private suites and casitas nestled on the Dominican Republic's most dazzling, remote beaches. MarketWire

Reed Smith Brings Relativity In-House for e-Discovery Document Review
kCura, developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, today announced that Reed Smith LLP purchased a license to deploy Relativity for legal review firm-wide. MarketWire

European Society Leaders Call for a Vibrant Europe
Thirty high profile representatives call for action to turn an increasingly weary Europe into a 'vibrant' Europe by means of a declaration signed in Maastricht's Castle Vaeshartelt. MarketWire

Market Research Projects Mobile Phone Shipments at 1.7 Billion Units by 2012 has announced the addition of the new report "Worldwide Mobile Phone 2012-2016 Forecast and Analysis" to their collection of Telecommunications & Wireless market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Spiraling Into Financial Failure? Your Wealth-Limiting Habits Are to Blame
A new study from New York Times best-selling authors Joseph Grenny and Loral Langemeier shows that over the past five years, three out of five people have failed to meet their financial goals; despite this, 76 percent are doing little to change their spending and saving behavior. MarketWire

Crown Dynamics AIR(R) by Airware to Be Distributed by Quest Products, Inc.
Crown Dynamics Corp. (OTCBB: CDYY) today announces that the company has signed a National Distribution Agreement with Quest Products, Inc., for Crown's line of AIR® Products to be sold at retail stores throughout North America. MarketWire

Project Management Software Project Insight Migrates Data From Basecamp
Project and portfolio management software, Project Insight is now offering a data migration of Basecamp data into their product. Project Insight, project management software, is a mid-market solution for managing projects, resources, documents and collaborating. As a mid-market solution, the functionality exceeds low end tools without losing the overall ease of use MarketWire

Market Research Projects Dental Diagnostic & Surgical Equipment Market Growth at 5.8% Through 2016 has announced the addition of the new report "Dental Diagnostic & Surgical Equipment (Radiology, Cad/Cam, Dental Chairs & Lasers) Market Current Trends, Opportunities & Global Forecasts (2011 - 2016)" to their collection of Dental Equipment market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch MarketWire

Cadence Low-Power, Advanced-Node Digital Technology Incorporated Into SMIC 40nm Reference Flow
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, announced today that China's Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), one of the world's leading foundries, has introduced a low-power, advanced-node IC design reference flow using Cadence® Encounter® digital technology and SMIC's 40-nanometer manufacturing process MarketWire

Havas : Havas Media Boosts the Brand Engagement Offer of the Havas Sports & Entertainment Network With the Acquisition of US Based Experiential Market Leader Ignition
Havas Media, one of the world'sleading media groups, announced a furtherexpansion of its Havas Sports & Entertainment operations with theacquisition ofignition, an award winning, independent experiential marketing agencywithoffices in the USA, London and Moscow. MarketWire

SBM Offshore creates new Management Board position for Governance and Compliance

Randgold welcomes Mali settlement

ASSA ABLOY acquires Traka Plc in the United Kingdom
ASSA ABLOY has acquired Traka Plc in theUK. Traka is a leader in the fastgrowing segment of intelligent key cabinets and asset management solutions.Thesales are evenly split between the UK and export markets. The company has astrong track record of innovation and growth. MarketWire

Special Agent, Agency Management System, Is Now Available Nationally
Special Agent, the insurance agency management system, is now available in all 50 states, and the company has also launched a new, informative website. MarketWire

SEI Named Best Administrator Technology Provider at HFMWeek's European Service Provider Awards
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced that it was named "Best Administrator - Technology Provider" in the 2012 HFMWeek European Service Provider Awards. SEI also received "Highly Commended" recognition in the "Best Administrator Overall" category among service providers with over $30 billion in assets under administration MarketWire

TuneIn and TED Collaborate to Bring "Ideas Worth Spreading" to Digital Audio
TuneIn, a free service that lets people listen to music, sports, comedy and talk from around the world, and TED, the nonprofit devoted to "Ideas Worth Spreading," today announced the availability of curated TEDTalks collections to the more than 30 million monthly active TuneIn listeners anywhere, anytime MarketWire

PXT Money Celebrates Fenway's 100th With Nick Punto
To commemorate Fenway Park's 100th birthday, mobile-payment app PXT Money is hosting a bash at Jerry Remy's Sports Bar & Grill in Boston, MA, April 12, 2012, 7-10PM. Mr. Remy's even being so kind as to open up the private roof deck for the occasion. MarketWire

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. Reports Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2012 and Declares Increased First Quarter 2012 Cash Dividend
Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCSG) reported that revenues for the three months ended March 31, 2012 increased over 25% to $260,607,000 compared to $208,390,000 for the same 2011 period. Net income for the three months ended March 31, 2012 increased 10% to $8,578,000 or $.13 per basic and per diluted common share, compared to the 2011 first quarter net income of $7,767,000 or $ MarketWire


Ratos: Lennart Hagelqvist new CEO of DIAB
Lennart Hagelqvist has been appointed as the new CEO of Ratos's subsidiary DIAB. Lennart Hagelqvist is currently at Perstorp where he has been an Executive Vice President since 2007 and was previously also EVP Operations. GlobeNewswire

Klövern AB (publ) : Klövern publishes prospectus and applies for listing of bond loans on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm
Klövern AB (publ) on 23 February 2012 and on 29 February 2012, respectively, announced the issuance of a SEK 500 million and a SEK 320 million bond loan on the Swedish market. The bond loans are unsecured with tenors of three years and have variable interest of three-month STIBOR plus 4.00 per cent. GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä's Interim Report January-March 2012 to be published 20 April 2012 at 8.30 a.m. local time
Wärtsilä Corporation Financial Calendar 10 April 2012 at 2 pm EET GlobeNewswire

Swedish Starlight joins Eastway/AVAB CAC
CapMan Press Release 10 April 2012 at 1.30 p.m. EET Swedish Starlight joins Eastway/AVAB CAC Eastavab Group Oy, an audiovisual equipment rental and event organising company jointly owned by CapMan Buyout IX fund and the management team, has agreed to merge with Swedish United Audio Starlight AB ("Starlight") GlobeNewswire

Share subscription price and market value of Cargotec Corporation stock options 2010C

Nestlé raises awareness about osteoporosis
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé raises awareness about osteoporosis. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

SeaBird Exploration: 2D seismic contract extension
SeaBird Exploration - 2D seismic contract extension GlobeNewswire

Surplus for Swedish central government in March
Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 9.5 billion in March, which is SEK 1.1 billion higher than The Debt Office's latest forecast. The difference is mainly explained by lower interest payments on the central government debt. GlobeNewswire

Conversion of Pohjola Bank Series K shares into Series A shares
Pohjola Bank plcSTOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE10 April 2012, at 10.00 am (EEST)Conversion of Pohjola Bank Series K shares into Series A sharesA total of 773,028 Pohjola Bank Series K shares owned by the cooperative banks have been converted into Series A shares. The conversions were entered in the Trade Register on 10 April 2012 GlobeNewswire

Prosafe SE: Prosafe awarded contracts by Statoil
Prosafe has been awarded two separate contracts by Statoil Petroleum AS ('Statoil') using the Safe Scandinavia and Regalia.The Safe Scandinavia will be used for accommodation support at Snorre A in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea for a nine-month firm period. On site operations are planned to commence within March 2014 GlobeNewswire

Orion invites analysts and media to Q1 news conference on Tuesday 24 April 2012

Notice of annual general meeting in Dannemora Mineral

Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. announces the commencement of sea trials for the FORTE and the launching of the FINESSE
Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) announced the Company's new build 50,000DWT semi-submersible vessel FORTE has departed the quayside and begun a series of tests and sea trials off the coast of China. The sea trials will be under the supervision of Det Norske Veritas (DNV), the vessel's Classification Society GlobeNewswire

Medigene presents preclinical AAVLP data at the World Vaccine Congress
MediGene AG /Medigene presents preclinical AAVLP data at the World Vaccine Congress . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Orion Corporation: 300,000 Orion A-shares converted into B-shares

Bavarian Nordic Nominates Peter Kürstein for Election to the Board
KVISTGAARD, Denmark, April 10, 2012 - Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA) - Following the notice convening the ordinary general meeting, published on 21 March 2012, the board of directors of Bavarian Nordic hereby announces the nomination of a new candidate for election at the general meeting on Monday, 16 April 2012. GlobeNewswire

KONE's solutions will optimize People Flow at the Hatten City project in Malaysia
KONE Corporation, press release, April 10, 2012 GlobeNewswire

Bombardier Aerospace Inaugurates New Office in Shanghai
SHANGHAI, CHINA--(Marketwire - April 10, 2012) - Bombardier Aerospace today celebrated the next step in support of its growing activities in China with the inauguration of a new office in Shanghai. On hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony were Guy C. Hachey, President and Chief Operating Officer, Bombardier Aerospace; Jianwei Zhang, President, Bombardier China; Albert K GlobeNewswire

Changes in Oriola-KD's Group Management Team
Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 10 April 2012 at 9.00 a.m. GlobeNewswire

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