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Inflation slips to 6.89 percent in March
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said the annual rate of inflation for the month of March has moderated to 6.89 percent as against 6.95 percent in February. ANI

Mukherjee embarks on US visit to take part in IMF, World Bank meet
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a four-day official visit to the USA on Wednesday to attend the spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Funds (IMF). ANI

Edgewater Exploration CEO George Salamis Talks Gold Exploration on Midas Letter Money
Edgewater Exploration Ltd. (TSX.V:EDW) (OTCQX:EDWZF) CEO George Salamis is the guest on Midas Letter Money in this segment. James and George discuss the company's most recent drilling success at both Corcoesto in Spain and at Enchi in Ghana. The company announced an infill drill result of 66.5 metres grading 2 grams per tonne gold at Corcoesto on March 29 ACN Newswire

ICN Resources' CEO Dr. Carl Hering discusses the Goldfield Bonanza Project on Midas Letter Money
ICN Resources Ltd. (TSX.V:ICN) president Dr.Carl Hering talks about the company's Goldfield Bonanza project Nevada's Goldfield District, and the extraordinarily high gold grades intercepted there, such as 2.9 metres grading 1,400 grams per tonne gold.The company has finished its most recent drill program and will look to begin another one soon ACN Newswire

Tosca Mining Corp. CEO Sadek El-Alfy discusses the Red Hills Copper-Molybdenum Project on Midas Letter Money
Tosca Mining Corporation's (TSX.V:TSQ) (OTCQX:TSMNF) (FSE:TQ4) Dr. Sadek E. El-Alfy talks with James West about the company's strategy to put the Red Hills Copper-Molybdenum project into production, and the future price of molybdenum ACN Newswire

Curis Resources CEO Michael McPhie Talks about the Florence Copper Project on Midas Letter Money
Curis Resources (TSX:CUV) CEO Michael McPhie and James West, host of Midas Letter Money, talk at length about the company's Florence Copper Project, an advanced-stage ISCR project in central Arizona ACN Newswire

CanAm Coal CEO Tim Bergen Interviewed on Midas Letter Money
Tim Bergen, CEO of CanAm Coal Corp (TSX.V:COE), joins James West, host of Midas Letter Money in an infomrative and revealing discussion about that rarest of TSX Venture companies - a profitably producing coal company. CanAm Coal operates four mines and a port facility, and has all of its coal sold until 2015 ACN Newswire

Digital Shelf Space CEO Jeff Sharpe highlights RUSHFIT with James West on Midas Letter Money
Digital Shelf Space (TSX.V: DSS) (OTCQX: DTSRF) CEO Jeff Sharpe talks with James West about RUSHFIT, the company's flagship digital product.GSP RUSHFIT, starring mixed martial arts World Champion Georges St-Pierre, is one of the most intense DVD workouts ever made. Created and produced by Digital Shelf Space, the 6 DVD set retails for $99.99 ACN Newswire

DNI Metals CEO Shahé Sabag Discusses the Massive Alberta Black Shales Project on Midas Letter Money
DNI Metals Inc. (TSX.V:DNI) CEO Shahé Sabag talks with James West about the massive Alberta Black Shales Metal Project, a 2,700 square kilometre polymetallic development project with an inferred resource of 250 million short tons delineated over a 5.7 square kilometre section of the land area ACN Newswire

Cuoro Resources CEO Robert Sedgemore Talks Copper with James West on Midas Letter Money
Cuoro Resources Corp. (TSX.V:CUA) (FRANKFURT:6BC) CEO Robert Sedgemore is interviewed by James West on Midas Letter Money. Robert outlines the company's success so far and its plans to fast track drilling on the Santa Elena deposit in Colombia. Recently reported intercepts include a 6 metre section grading 9.42% copper ACN Newswire

Meadow Bay Gold Chief Geologist Doug Oliver and James West discuss the Atlanta Gold Mine on Midas Letter Money
Meadow Bay Gold Corp (TSX:MAY) Chief Geolgoist Doug Oliver discusses the rapidly advancing, past-producing Atlanta Gold Mine and proejct with James West, host of Midas Letter Money. Doug responds in depth to James' questions about the existence of gold and silver-bearing porphyries that are associated with fault-hosted gold and silver that was produced at the Atlanta Mine ACN Newswire

Thomson Reuters Launches New Forward-looking Model to Assess Credit Risk
Thomson Reuters, the world's leading supplier of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that it has introduced the StarMine SmartRatios Credit Risk Model to assess the credit risk of publicly traded companies ACN Newswire

Hays: Talent Mobility Can Tackle IT's Skills Gap
The mobility of talent across Asia Pacific can ease the IT skills shortage, says Hays Information Technology. But according to Hays, while employers may be slowly embracing this solution, it is far from universally accepted ACN Newswire

American Fiber Green Products, Inc. Form 10 K Shows Promise for 2012
American Fiber Green Products, Inc. (OTCQB: AFBG) (PINKSHEETS: AFBG) has filed its Form 10, audited financial report for 2011 revealing promise for 2012. MarketWire

InFocus Demonstrates the Mondopad at Official NAB Press Reception
InFocus Corp., a digital display technology leader and visual collaboration champion, today announced it will showcase the InFocus Mondopad at ShowStoppers -- the official press reception at NAB. MarketWire

All Imports Auto Service Hires Ken Maggard
All Imports Auto Service, an independent auto repair and auto service facility located at 3411 South Decatur Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada 89102, is proud to announce that Ken Maggard will join our team of master technicians MarketWire

MicroPhage KeyPath(TM) Test Receives Expanded Clearance
MicroPhage announced today that it has received an additional FDA 510(k) clearance that significantly expands the market for its KeyPath™ MRSA/MSSA Blood Culture Test-BT. MarketWire

Century Aluminum Moves Forward First Quarter 2012 Earnings Announcement
Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) has moved forward the date it will report first quarter 2012 earnings to Tuesday, April 24th due to a scheduling conflict. The news release will be issued through Marketwire after the close of market trading. MarketWire

Tucson Resident Claims Arizona's Fourth $1 Million Powerball Second Prize
A Tucson resident has come forward to claim Arizona's fourth $1 million Powerball second prize from the drawing on April 11. MarketWire

Crown Equity Holdings Inc. Announces the Dissolution of Crown Tele Services Inc., as a Joint Venture
Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: CRWE) (www.crownequityholdings.com) announced that its subsidiary Crown Tele Services Inc.(www.crownteleservices.com), an emerging VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) company, has dissolved its joint venture with Mr. Hemant Kumar and Mrs. Reetu Sherma by mutual agreement. Crown Equity Holdings Inc. will own 100% of Crown Tele Services Inc. MarketWire

Walter Energy Announces Webcast Information for Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT), the world's leading, publicly traded "pure-play" producer of metallurgical coal for global industry, today announced webcast information for its upcoming Annual Meeting of Shareholders. MarketWire

New York City Celebrates Malbec World Day on April 17th
New York City welcomes the second annual Malbec World Day through the week of April 17th with several celebratory events. MarketWire

Hollywood Media Corp. Reports 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results
Hollywood Media Corp. (NASDAQ: HOLL) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Waller Lansden Announces New Directors to Board
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP today announced the election of partners Robert L. Harris and Brent E. Hill to its board of directors. Both attorneys will serve two 2-year terms on the board of directors. MarketWire

Stakool/Anthus Life Corp. to Introduce New Packaging
Stakool, Inc. (OTCQB: STKO) (OTCBB: STKO), a Florida-based corporation, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary Anthus Life Corp. is in the final stages of repackaging its Natural plus Energy product and plans to introduce its new packaging within the next 45 days. MarketWire

Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces 15.4% Increase in Total Revenues
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) today announced its preliminary, unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

Teekay Corporation Announces Sale of 13 Vessels to Teekay Tankers
Teekay Corporation (NYSE: TK) (Teekay or the Company) announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell to its publicly-traded subsidiary, Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE: TNK) (Teekay Tankers), 13 of the Company's 17 directly-owned conventional tankers and related time-charter contracts, debt facilities and other assets and rights, for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $455 million MarketWire

Teekay Tankers Ltd. Announces Acquisition of 13 Vessels From Teekay Corporation
Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE: TNK) ("Teekay Tankers" or "the Company") announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire from Teekay Corporation (NYSE: TK) ("Teekay"), a fleet of 13 double-hull conventional oil and product tankers and related time-charter contracts, debt facilities and other assets and rights, for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $455 million. MarketWire

See the Only True Copy of the Declaration of Independence During Restoring Freedom's Liberty Fest Weekend
One of only two known true copies of the Declaration of Independence will be on display by Heritage Collectors' Society during the Restoring Freedom Liberty Fest Weekend set for April 20 and 21, 2012 at Wilkes-Barre's F.M. Kirby Center. The public has this rare opportunity to view the Declaration as it might have looked in 1776. MarketWire

NRRA Challenges GAO Report on Risk Retention Groups
The National Risk Retention Association (NRRA) has challenged the findings of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in its recent report on implementation of the Liability Risk Retention Act of 1986 (LRRA). MarketWire

United Community Banks, Inc. Announces the Filing of Two Registration Statements
United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) ("United") today announced that it has filed a universal shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). When declared effective by the SEC, the shelf registration statement will permit United, from time to time, to offer and sell up to an aggregate of $300 million in debt and equity securities MarketWire

Golden Phoenix Announces Removal of Scorpio Gold as Manager of Mineral Ridge Gold Project, Nevada
Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc MarketWire

Apollo Residential Mortgage, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
Apollo Residential Mortgage, Inc. (the "Company" or "AMTG") (NYSE: AMTG) today announced the Company is commencing an underwritten public offering of 13,900,000 shares of common stock. The Company expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 2,085,000 additional shares of common stock. MarketWire

TIBCO Announces Proposed $500 Million Offering of Convertible Senior Notes
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other considerations, approximately $500 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2032 (the "Notes") through an offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). MarketWire

HOW Magazine Spotlights Jacob Tyler's Personality Testing Techniques and Company Growth in New Issue
In the new May 2012 issue of HOW Magazine, the national award-winning design publication spotlights Jacob Tyler for their unique hiring practices, inventive leadership and in-depth personality testing in a feature article titled "DESIGN BY PERSONALITY MarketWire

GenOn Energy Announces First Quarter 2012 Earnings Call
Investors are invited to listen to a webcast of GenOn's (NYSE: GEN) First Quarter 2012 earnings call that will be broadcast live on the Internet at 9:00 a.m. Eastern on Thursday, May 10, 2012. MarketWire

NuVasive Announces Conference Call and Webcast of First Quarter 2012 Results
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine, announced details today relating to its first quarter 2012 earnings announcement, which will take place on Monday, April 30, 2012, after the close of the market. MarketWire

MELA Sciences to Release First Quarter Financial Results and Host Conference Call on Thursday, May 3, 2012
MELA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: MELA), the medical device company that has developed MelaFind®, today announced that it will release its 2012 first quarter financial results after the close of trading on Thursday, May 3, 2012. MELA Sciences executives will also host a conference call that day at 4:30 PM ET to discuss the results, as well as provide a general business update. MarketWire

Opportunity for Drug Makers in Products That Assist Anesthesia Process
The fastest growing area of the anesthesia drug market in terms of sales is adjunctive therapies that assist the anesthesia process in some form, according to a study published by Kalorama Information MarketWire

James Higdon's "The Cornbread Mafia: A Homegrown Syndicate's Code of Silence and the Biggest Marijuana Bust in American History" Available This Week
ATTENTION JOURNALISTS AND PRODUCERS: 4/20 -- "The Pot Holiday" -- is this week! James Higdon is the perfect choice for any conversation about marijuana legalization. Call now to schedule an interview. MarketWire

CMIT Solutions Opens New Business IT Services Franchise for West Austin
John Pullen knows that small and mid-sized businesses of all kinds -- law firms, coffee shops, doctor's offices -- depend on increasingly complex technology, and it's becoming harder for them to handle their own IT needs. MarketWire

Extra Space Storage Inc. Announces Acquisition of Partner's Joint-Venture Interest in 36 Properties for $298 Million
Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR) (the "Company") today announced that on April 13, 2012, the Company entered into an agreement with Prudential Real Estate Investors ("PREI®") to acquire its 94.9% interest in ESS PRISA III LLC, a joint venture formed in 2005 that currently owns 36 self-storage properties in 18 states. The Company currently owns the remaining 5 MarketWire

Extra Space Storage Inc. Announces Offering of 7,000,000 Shares of Common Stock
Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR) (the "Company") today announced that it will issue and sell 7,000,000 shares of its common stock in a public offering. Citigroup is acting as the sole book-running manager for the offering. The Company will grant the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,050,000 shares. MarketWire

Prospect Capital Closes Private Offering of $130 Million of 5.375% 5.5-Year Unsecured Convertible Senior Notes
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect" or "Company") announced today that it has closed a private placement of 5.5-year unsecured 5.375% Senior Convertible Notes Due 2017 (the "Notes"). A total of $130 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes were issued at the closing with net proceeds to the Company of approximately $126 million MarketWire

King Resources, Inc. (KING) To Retire 500 Million Shares
King Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KING) www.king-resources.com is in the process of retiring approximately 500 million shares. MarketWire

Glimpse: The Social Discovery Conference Coming to San Francisco on June 6
Core News Facts: Glimpse, the first conference on social discovery, is coming to San Francisco on June 6, 2012. A one day conference, Glimpse promises to bring experts together to uncover what social discovery is today, where it is headed and why it matters. The goal: to fuel innovation in the space and assist the community in uncovering and building new social technologies MarketWire

Cal-Bay Appoints New CEO
Cal-Bay International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CBYI) today announced the company appointed Larson Coleman as Chief Executive Officer. MarketWire

Don Sebastiani & Sons Appoints Jean Arnold to Vice President, Director of Sales Managing All Domestic and International Business
Jean Arnold has been appointed to Vice President, Director of Sales for all Don Sebastiani & Sons domestic and international business. Jean came to Don Sebastiani & Sons in 2006, after a distinguished career at Gallo, to spearhead the sales and marketing of the very successful The Other Guys wine company. MarketWire

NCR Extends INETCO Partner Agreement to NCR Solutions Providers
Interact 2012, NCR Global Partner Conference, April 17, 2012 - NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the worldwide leader in ATMs and multivendor ATM software, and INETCO Systems Ltd MarketWire

Romero and Hossler Enhance Business Services at Plaza Bank
Plaza Bank (OTCBB: PLZB), headquartered in Irvine, California, announced two recent hires today, expanding its commitment to small and midsized businesses throughout its markets. MarketWire

OCBC Endorses Tom Daly for State Assembly
Orange County Business Council (OCBC), the leading voice of business in Orange County, has endorsed Tom Daly for State Assembly, 69th District. Daly currently serves as the Orange County Clerk-Recorder, and has for the last ten years MarketWire

Most Wealthy Americans Concerned About Maintaining Memory, Eyesight and Weight as They Age; Women Worry About Wrinkles as Much as Health, but Few Go for Cosmetic Surgery or Botox
In its latest WealthSurvey, "Age Obsession," the New York City-based Luxury Institute, in cooperation with skincare brand RéVive, asked U.S. consumers earning at least $150,000 per year about their attitudes on aging and what they've done to make them feel younger -- from spending money on vitamins and chemical peels to products that restore hair or sexual prowess. MarketWire

John P. Contini's New Book "Confessions of a Criminal Lawyer" to Hit Bookstores in Fort Lauderdale and Across the Country by July 2012
"Confessions of a Criminal Lawyer" is the third true crime story by John P. Contini, a prominent Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyer. The book, originally scheduled to become available in March, has just been confirmed to be ready for distribution by July 2012. MarketWire

Fort Lauderdale-Based Living Color Aquariums Subject of New National Geo WILD show
Living Color Aquariums, the company that built the landmark aquariums at Miami Marlins Stadium, Rainforest Café, The Alonzo Mourning Overtown Youth Center and the Miami Beach Loews Hotel, is the subject of a new 6 episode series on National Geo WILD Channel called Fish Tank Kings. MarketWire

Zenprise Names Amit Pandey President and Chief Executive Officer
Zenprise, Inc., the leader in secure Mobile Device Management (MDM), today announced that its board of directors has appointed Amit Pandey as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. MarketWire

AdColony Brand Impact Study Reveals TV + Mobile Video Campaigns Drive Huge Lift Across All Key Brand Metrics
New research conducted by Nielsen for mobile video advertising company AdColony proves that the influence of the 3rd screen is dramatically expanding and becoming a significant factor for brand results MarketWire

Zayo Wins 2012 US Long Haul Wholesale Best-in-Class Award From ATLANTIC-ACM
Zayo Group announces today it has won the 2012 US Long Haul Wholesale Carrier Report Card Award by ATLANTIC-ACM. The Report Card Award is an impartial, market-wide customer feedback study of leading US long haul wholesale providers. MarketWire

NEWave Brings Decades of Success, New Technology to Southern Gaming Summit
Leading software supplier to the gaming industry NEWave has almost two decades of experience in helping casinos to increase efficiencies and guard against fines for non-compliance with the company's cutting-edge software. Now NEWave is bringing its experience and new technology to Southern Gaming Summit/BingoWorld. MarketWire

Exterro's May Webcasts to Provide Latest on E-Discovery Case Law and Evidence Identification Practices
Exterro Inc., the leading provider of workflow-driven e-discovery software, today announced two new webcasts for May. The webcasts, taking place on May 3 and May 31, 2012, will address new trends and lessons learned from recent e-discovery case rulings and evidence identification practices. The webcasts will feature prominent attorneys and legal experts as follows: MarketWire

Aristocrat Makes First Entry Into U.S. VLT Marketplace in South Dakota
Aristocrat Technologies is recognized across the Americas for its extensive line of player-favorite games. Now the company is making its first entry into the U.S. VLT marketplace, having recently received approvals for its Player's World™ product from the South Dakota Lottery. MarketWire

NYSE Notifies Elephant Talk About Unusual Activity
Elephant Talk Communications, Corp. (NYSE Amex: ETAK) announced today that the NYSE Amex notified the Company today about unusual trading activity in its stock, and the NYSE Amex requested the Company to respond by press release to the unusual activity. The Company's general policy is not to comment on market rumors or speculation including unusual market activity. MarketWire

Ixia, QualiSystems, and ONPATH Technologies Partner to Provide Complete Lab Automation Solution for Network Testing
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), the leading global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, announced today that it has forged a strategic partnership with test automation industry leaders QualiSystems and ONPATH Technologies MarketWire

McDonald's Corporation Names Tim Fenton as Chief Operating Officer
(NYSE: MCD) -- McDonald's Chief Executive Officer Jim Skinner today announced that Tim Fenton, currently President of McDonald's Asia, Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) and 39-year veteran with the Company, has been elected to the role of Chief Operating Officer, with responsibility for the company's more than 33,500 restaurants worldwide MarketWire

Deadline Tomorrow: The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky Notifies Investors With Losses on Their Investment in Metabolix, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and the Deadline of April 17, 2012 to Seek a Lead Plaintiff Position
Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts on behalf of investors who purchased Metabolix, Inc. ("Metabolix" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MBLX) common stock between March 10, 2010 and January 12, 2012. MarketWire

MarketLive Hosts Free Webinar for Health and Beauty Retailers
MarketLive, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise-class eCommerce technology and services, today announced it will be hosting a free webinar, "eCommerce Success for Health and Beauty Leaders." The event takes place on Wednesday, April 18th, at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT. Attendees will receive MarketLive's new whitepaper, "Best Practices for Health and Beauty Leaders." MarketWire

Union Equity, Inc. Increases Revenues by Over 89% for Year Ending December 31, 2011 as Compared to the Same Period Last Year
Union Equity Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UNQT) is pleased to announce that the Company has generated $638,186 in revenue for the twelve months ended December 31, 2011 as compared to $337,252 in revenue for period ending December 31, 2010, which is an increase of 89%. The increase in revenue is due to the Company's increase in class 8 semi trucks which generate additional lease revenues and management fees MarketWire

Crossroads Systems to Showcase StrongBox in the HP Booth at 2012 NAB Show
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data protection solutions and services, will showcase the Crossroads StrongBox® LTFS NAS solution April 16-19 at the 2012 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in HP booth #N5106 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. MarketWire

American Marketing Association Houston Chapter's 26th Annual Crystal Awards Entries Final Deadline April 18, 2012
The American Marketing Association Houston Chapter's annual Crystal Awards final entry deadline is April 18, 2012.The entry fee is $90 for members and $110 for non-members for each submission received by the deadline of 4:00 p.m MarketWire

E-World Online Partners With Earth911 to Create World's Largest Electronics Recycler Directory
E-World Online, a leading provider of electronics recycling solutions, and Earth911, Inc MarketWire

CleanMed, the Nation's Most Influential Conference on Sustainable Health Care, Comes to Denver on April 30
WHAT: CleanMed 2012, the nation's oldest and most important conference on sustainable health care, will be held on April 30-May 2 in Denver, CO MarketWire

BNP Paribas Grows Commodity Derivatives Business
BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking is pleased to announce the appointments of John Bills, Mike Collens and Chris Zammit to its Commodity Derivatives business. John Bills joins in New York as Managing Director, Commodity Structured Origination - Americas, reporting to Simon Dent, Head of Structured Origination MarketWire

Going Green: the New Wave in Swimming Pool Construction and Maintenance
In 2021, the U.S. swimming pool equipment and maintenance products market is projected to total $6,108.7 million, up 39.1% from 2016 and up nearly 78.2% from 2011. Industrial and energy market research publisher SBI Energy forecasts the average annual growth rate over the ten-year period from 2011 to 2021 at 7.8% MarketWire

More Than 6,000 People Expected at Third Annual VidCon to Be Held June 28-30 at Anaheim Convention Center
Online video is now the fastest growing source for entertainment in America. The average American spends almost two hours on YouTube each week and there are more than four billion videos watched globally every day. Along with this growth there has come a huge impact, both culturally and economically MarketWire

Noble Mineral Exploration Inc. Announces a Private Placement of Shares and Mobilization of Lucas Gold Target Drill Program
Noble Mineral Exploration Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: NOB) (FRANKFURT: NB7) (PINKSHEETS: NLPXF) is pleased to announce that it has engaged IBK Capital Corp ("IBK") to complete on a best efforts basis a brokered private placement of up to 20,000,000 common shares at a price of $0.10 per share for gross proceeds of up to $2,000,000 MarketWire

Intercity Transit Deploys RouteMatch Software's Customer Web Portal and Interactive Voice Response Technology to Enhance Scheduling, Coordination, and Rider Communications
Intercity Transit, of Olympia, Washington, has launched a new customer web portal and RouteMatch Software's interactive voice response (IVR) technology to better serve their paratransit riders with online scheduling and trip management, as well as automated notifications and communications to riders. MarketWire

D23 PRESENTS TREASURES OF THE WALT DISNEY ARCHIVES, Opening July 6 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
D23 PRESENTS TREASURES OF THE WALT DISNEY ARCHIVES, which encompasses more than 500 historic artifacts from nearly nine decades of Disney history, opens at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on July 6, continuing through April 2013. MarketWire

1st Enterprise Bank Announces Record Quarterly Earnings
1st Enterprise Bank ("the Bank") (OTCBB: FENB), an independent full-service commercial bank serving the Southern California business community, reported net income of $1,049,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 and total assets of $579 million. MarketWire

MCW Fuels Receives Prestigious "Circle of Excellence" Distributor Award From Valero
MCW Energy Group (FRANKFURT: MW4), a Canadian company involved in oil production/distribution and oil sands recovery technology, today announced that the Company has received a prestigious award as a key distributor for Valero Marketing and Supply Company. MarketWire

LECTRA: Lectra announces the launch of its Versalis(R) Furniture range
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XO Communications Unveils New Brand That Emphasizes the Customer Experience
XO Communications today announced a new era in the company's history, unveiling an updated and boldly modern corporate brand that showcases a differentiated customer experience MarketWire

DG Announces Pioneering Dual-Screen Video Ad Platform
NAB - DG® (NASDAQ: DGIT), the world's leading ad management and distribution platform, announced today that advertisers now have the opportunity to trigger advertisements on second screen companion devices based on live TV content, using Civolution's SyncNow media interaction technology MarketWire

BillMyParents Partners With the Leading Summer Camp Technology Company in the U.S., Bunk1.com
BillMyParents, Inc. (OTCQB: BMPI) (OTCBB: BMPI) -- the Responsible Teen Spending Company -- is pleased to announce a new partnership with Bunk1.com, the leading summer camp technology company in the United States. Under the terms of the agreement, Bunk1.com will make available the BillMyParents prepaid card for teens to a group of the 2,000 summer camps that utilize their service MarketWire

Keep Towels Within Reach -- and off the Counter or Floor -- With the New Moen Retractable Towel Ring
Tired of finding towels on the counter or floor, rather than hanging on the towel ring? Put this pet peeve in the past with the new Moen® Retractable Towel Ring. The thoughtfully designed new accessory offers the traditional benefit of a towel ring, with a retractable cord to allow the towel to be used -- yet returned -- neatly in place. MarketWire

Roosters Men's Grooming Center Offers More Than a Haircut
If you ask customers of the newly opened Roosters Men's Grooming Center (MGC) in north Dallas to describe the store's services, it's not unusual to hear the words "amazing" or "extremely relaxing." MarketWire

AirXpanders Announces Expansion of Leadership Team
AirXpanders Inc., a company developing technology to address current unmet needs for patients who require tissue expansion for breast reconstruction surgery, today announced that it has expanded its senior management team with new hires to help the company prepare for a successful launch of AeroForm in early 2013. MarketWire

OmniUpdate Releases Version 9.14 of Its Web Content Management System
OmniUpdate, the leading web content management system (CMS) provider for higher education, has released version 9.14 of its OU Campus™ CMS. This release of OU Campus includes a new Accessibility Check feature. MarketWire

Signiant Introduces Media Shuttle(TM) at the 2012 NAB Show; Industry's First Secure, Subscription-Based Enterprise File Sharing Solution
Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for the media and entertainment industry, today announced Media Shuttle™ -- the easiest way to move digital media securely MarketWire

KSF Orthopaedic Center Kicks Off Youth Sports Safety Month With Awareness Campaign
The orthopedic and sports medicine specialists of KSF Orthopaedic Center, P.A., which are an integral part of youth sports programs throughout the area, launch an educational initiative as young athletes gear up for spring and summer sports. MarketWire

Kibali Gold Mine Starts Taking Shape
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DecisionPoint Systems Expands Field Mobility Practice With the Appointment of Brendan Scanlan as Director of Carrier Relations
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DPSI), a leading enterprise mobility and RFID systems integrator, today announced the appointment of Brendan Scanlan as Director of Carrier Relations, a new position at the company. Mr. Scanlan joins the Field Mobility team providing leadership in the company's bundled Enterprise solutions strategy. MarketWire

Team Dolce de Tre From New York University Wins L'Oreal Brandstorm 2012 US Finals
L'Oréal, the world's leading cosmetics company, announced that the undergraduate team from New York University won the US National Finals of L'Oréal Brandstorm 2012, at its international marketing case competition held Friday evening, April 13, at the W New York Hotel. MarketWire

Stratix Appoints Kevin Paolino as Vice President of Sales
Stratix Corporation, a leading mobile enterprise solutions innovator, announced it has appointed Kevin Paolino, a proven leader in building world-class technology and professional services sales organizations, as Vice President of Sales MarketWire

Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson Hospital Administrator and Co-Owner Named Finalist for the NAWBO 2012 Woman Business Owner of the Year Award
Janet Allen Woods, Hospital Administrator and Co-owner of Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson (VSCT), has been named one of five finalists for the National Association of Business Women (NAWBO) 2012 Woman Business Owner of the Year Award, stated Deborah Alter, President, NAWBO Greater Tucson Chapter MarketWire

Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. Named Top Workplace by the Denver Post
Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. (www.dea.com), a leader in the development of sophisticated room scheduling, web calendar and online event registration/survey software, today announced that they were ranked among the best companies to work for in the 2012 Denver Post "Top Workplace" survey and awards program MarketWire

EADS North America Partners With Rivers of Recovery to Provide Veterans Rehabilitation
This year has brought an exciting new partnership between EADS North America and Rivers of Recovery, a unique non-profit organization offering outdoor recreation rehabilitation programs to combat veterans. MarketWire

Virident, AIC, Mellanox, and Quantum Deliver Film Makers Unprecedented System Performance to Support Next-Generation Cinema Experiences
Virident Systems, a performance leader in flash-based storage class memory (SCM) solutions, and AIC Inc., an industry leading storage and server ODM solutions provider, today announced the availability of high-throughput digital content solutions for film finishing developed as part of their strategic partnership. MarketWire

Unity Technologies Opens Shanghai Office With New Strategic Partnership Engagements
Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, demonstrated their commitment to the Chinese development community in front of over 800 attendees during the Unity Asia Bootcamp in Beijing by announcing a new office in Shanghai and business agreements with Chinese technology companies China Cache and Qihoo 360. MarketWire

Nimbula Named a 'Cool Vendor' in Cloud Management by Leading Analyst Firm
Nimbula, the Cloud Operating System Company, today announced that it has been selected by Gartner as one of the cool vendors in cloud management in Gartner's "Cool Vendors in Cloud Management, 2012" report published on April 11, 2012 by Milind Govekar, Donna Scott and Cameron Haight MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Releases Ultra-Low-Profile IR Receivers for Remote Control With Height of 0.8 mm
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today broadens its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of remote control receivers with the industry's best combination of size and angle of sensitivity. Devices in the new TSOP57x series (which includes the TSOP572.., TSOP573.., TSOP574.., and TSOP575.. devices) combine an ultra-low height of 0 MarketWire

Legal Billing Rates Continue to Rise Through Recession and Recovery According to CEB and TyMetrix Legal Analytics' 2012 Real Rate Report(TM)
Despite the economic climate, lawyer billing rates continue to grow well past the rate of inflation with the most expensive lawyers getting increasingly more expensive, according to the 2012 Real Rate Report™ MarketWire

First China Pharma Provides 2012 Financial Results and Advises of Delay in Filing Annual Report
First China Pharmaceutical Group, Inc. (OTCBB: FCPG) ("First China" or the "Company"), a rapidly growing and technologically advanced healthcare products distributor based in Yunnan, China, confirms the following unaudited and unadjusted financial results for the 12-month period ended December 31, 2011. Gross sales were $US 54.8 million, with the cost of goods sold being US $50 MarketWire

Heartland Payment Systems Announces Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter Fiscal 2012 Results
Heartland Payment Systems®, Inc. (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation's largest payments processors, today announced that its results for the first quarter of 2012 will be released before the market opens on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. A copy of the earnings release will be available on the investor relations portion of the Company's website at www.heartlandpaymentsystems.com. MarketWire

Scientific Drilling International Names Jayme Sperring as Director, Global Sales and Marketing
SCIENTIFIC DRILLING INTERNATIONAL announces that Jayme Sperring has been named Director, Global Sales and Marketing. Sperring will manage Scientific Drilling's global directional drilling and production logging sales team and marketing department from Corporate Headquarters in Houston, TX. MarketWire

Signet Jewelers Ltd to Present at the Barclays Retail and Restaurants Conference on April 25, 2012
Signet Jewelers Ltd ("Signet") (NYSE: SIG) (LSE: SIG), the largest specialty retail jeweler in the US and the UK, today announced that Mike Barnes, CEO and Ronald Ristau, CFO will present at the Barclays Retail and Restaurants Conference on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 beginning at 8.45 a.m. (ET) at Barclays Capital, 745 Seventh Avenue, New York City. MarketWire

GC China Turbine Announces Non-Reliance on Previously Issued Audit Reports; Internal Investigation
GC China Turbine Corp. ("GC China" or the "Company") (OTCBB: GCHT) today announced that it received a letter from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA Ltd MarketWire

GC China Turbine Corp. Delays Filing of Annual Report on Form 10-K for 2011
GC China Turbine Corporation ("GC China" or the "Company") (OTCBB: GCHT) today announced that it will be unable to file its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 (the "Form 10-K") within the extended filing deadline provided under Rule 12b-25 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended MarketWire

Active Power to Present at 11th Annual JMP Securities Research Conference on May 16, 2012
Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of continuous power and infrastructure solutions, has been invited to present at the 11th Annual JMP Securities Research Conference. The conference will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco on May 14-16, 2012. MarketWire

Mediatum Co-Founder to Speak at Boston Biotech Conference
Mediatum, an executive search firm specializing in life sciences, today announced that co-founder Christoph Boehringer will be speaking at the Boston Biotech Conference, taking place April 17-18, 2012 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Boston, MA. Boehringer will be speaking April 17 at 2:00 p.m MarketWire

Roosters Men's Grooming Center Brings Back Barbershop Experience
If you recall trips to an old fashioned barbershop with lots of camaraderie and familiar faces, a visit to the new Roosters Men's Grooming Center (MGC) at Turkey Creek will likely bring back lots of memories. MarketWire

DEMO Spring 2012 Announces Full Lineup of Industry Expert Panelists
The DEMO Conference, world-renowned for launching the most innovative companies in enterprise, mobile, cloud computing, consumer, social media and disruptive technologies, today announced its full agenda of top venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and global technology leaders for DEMO Spring 2012, on April 17-19, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara MarketWire

Solar Irrigation Systems to Provide Water for Farming Operations in Arizona
Syncronys (PINKSHEETS: SNTL) is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement with Earth Pure Foods LLC to install one of our solar irrigation systems to provide water for their farming operations near Phoenix, Arizona. According to Rex Gay, Syncronys CEO, "This installation will serve as the model for Syncronys solar irrigation products MarketWire

Avanquest Mobile Technologies Announces New Full-Featured Safe Driving Application
Avanquest Mobile Technologies, a leading developer of consumer and OEM software for mobile devices, today announced the release of Mobile Safe Driving, the newest module in the myMobile Companion suite of software for protecting people, devices, and content. MarketWire

Luminus Big Chip LEDs(TM) Now Deliver 120 LPW Efficacy
Light + Building -- Luminus Devices, Inc. announced today that its white light LEDs are achieving 120 lumens per watt (LPW) at standard test conditions as specified by the Department of Energy (DOE). The 120 LPW efficacy represents the middle of the company's production distribution and aligns Luminus with the DOE roadmap for best in class efficacy. MarketWire

Interactive Whiteboards Used in 29.5% of Classrooms for At Least 5.1 Hours a Day: Simba Information
Publishing forecast firm Simba Information revealed interactive whiteboards (IWBs) were used in 29.5% of K-12 classrooms for at least 5.1 hours a day. In a recent report by the publisher, IWBs were found to have the most penetration of any recent tech device, with an average usage of over 70% in all major subject areas in elementary schools. MarketWire

Seven Arts Entertainment Announces Cancellation of Proposed Convertible Debenture and Confirms No Current Plans to Implement a Reverse Stock Split
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) (the "Company") announced today that it had terminated negotiations for a $3,000,000 convertible debenture, the proceeds of which were to have been used for reacquisition of approximately twelve of the Company's motion pictures controlled by an existing lender MarketWire

SEI Quick Poll: 80 Percent of Wealth Management Organizations Plan to Invest in Operational Infrastructure in Next Year
According to an SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) Quick Poll released today, in an era where wealth management organizations face increased pressure to grow revenue and create a differentiated client experience, 80 percent of those polled at the ABA Wealth Management and Trust Conference plan to invest in operational infrastructure in the next 12 months in order to help meet their goals MarketWire

Income at Risk: Unemployment Rate for People With Disabilities Back on the Rise, Allsup Finds
The unemployment rate for people with disabilities climbed back above 14 percent during the first quarter of 2012 after dropping significantly at the end of 2011, according to a study by Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security disability representation and Medicare plan selection services. MarketWire

Pennsylvania Utility Plans Sharp Increase in 2012 Capital Spending, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- PPL Electric Utilities (Allentown, Pennsylvania), a subsidiary of PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) (Allentown), plans to spend $664 million on improving its electric transmission and distribution infrastructure this year MarketWire

New Product From U.S. RE Analytics Identifies Policies That Erode Insurers' Return on Capital
U.S. RE Analytics, LLC has developed a new tool to help catastrophe-exposed insurance companies to reduce reinsurance costs and improve return on risk-adjusted capital, Anya Kutsina, Managing Director, announced. MarketWire

Swisher Hygiene, Inc. (SWSH) Investor Lawsuit Over Alleged Misleading Statements Announced by Shareholders Foundation
The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a lawsuit was filed for certain investors in shares of Swisher Hygiene, Inc. (SWSH) in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against Swisher Hygiene, Inc. over alleged Violations of Federal Securities Laws in connection with allegedly false and misleading statements. MarketWire

President of Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America to Speak at Mountain Travel Symposium 2012
Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world's largest professionally managed vacation rental business and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), announced today that Bob Milne, president, Wyndham Vacation Rentals, North America has been invited to speak at the Mountain Travel Symposium (MTS) 2012 in Squaw Valley/North Lake Tahoe, California MarketWire

Thomas Mahoney Joins Dressander & Associates and BHC Marketing as National Sales Manager
Thomas Mahoney has joined Dressander & Associates (Dressander) and BHC Marketing (BHC) as the new National Sales Manager, announced Mike Dressander, president of Dressander & Associates and BHC Marketing MarketWire

AeroGrow Completes Capital Restructuring, Reduces Debt and Leverage
AeroGrow International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AERO) ("AeroGrow" or the "Company"), makers of the AeroGarden® line of indoor gardening products, announced the completion on April 11, 2012 of a series of transactions that converted outstanding debt and preferred stock into common stock MarketWire

Pacific Gold Corp.: Pacific Metals Initiates Exploration Program on Graysill Mine
Pacific Gold Corp. (OTCQB: PCFG)(PINKSHEETS: PCFG) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Pacific Metals Corp. has engaged a Colorado based Geologist consulting firm to begin research and field work on the Graysill Claims. MarketWire

Decision Sciences and Analytics Solutions Firm Mu Sigma a Silver Sponsor for Forrester's Marketing Leadership Forum 2012
Mu Sigma (http://www.mu-sigma.com), the largest pure-play provider of decision sciences and analytics solutions for global enterprise customers, announced today that it is a Silver Sponsor of the upcoming Forrester Marketing Leadership Forum, taking place in Los Angeles April 18-19, 2012. MarketWire

Vanguard Energy Corporation CEO to Present at IPAA Oil & Gas Investment Symposium
Vanguard Energy Corporation (OTCBB: VNGE), an oil drilling and production company, today announced that Warren Dillard, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, will present at the IPAA Oil & Gas Investment Symposium in New York on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 3:40 p.m. Eastern Time, which event will be held at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers MarketWire

MindTree's Revenue Grows 21.7% in USD Terms in FY 2011-12; PAT Increases Significantly by 106.2%
MindTree Limited (NSE: MINDTREE), a global IT and Product Engineering Services Company, announced its consolidated results today for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2012 and Financial Year (FY) 2011-12 as approved by its Board of Directors. MarketWire

BroadSoft to Announce Q1 Fiscal Results on May 7, 2012
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) announced today it will report financial results for the first quarter 2012 prior to market open on Monday, May 7, 2012. BroadSoft will hold a conference call on May 7, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) to discuss the Company's first quarter results. MarketWire

Catalyst Resource Group Provides Corporate Update
Catalyst Resource Group (OTCQB: CATA) (PINKSHEETS: CATA), a company engaged in innovative processing technologies to extract gold and platinum group metals, today announced that Laos Minerals Mining, Inc MarketWire

GoIP Global Announces Two New Officers and Directors Associated With Its Caribbean Expansion
GoIP Global Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GOIG), a provider and developer of diversified communications and services across multiple devices and software platforms, announced today the appointment of Adrian Watson and Dr. Ray Powers to GoIP's Board and Management team. MarketWire

Dynamic Ventures Corp. Announces "The Spring Thaw" -- Breaks Ground on $30 Million Development in Tioga, North Dakota
Dynamic Ventures Corp. (OTCBB: DYNV) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Bundled Builder Solutions Inc., has broke ground on a new $30 Million, 80 Acre development in Tioga, North Dakota. MarketWire

VistaGen Licenses Breakthrough Stem Cell Culture Technology to Speed Development of Drug Screening and Cell Therapy for Immune System Disorders
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: VSTA) (OTCQB: VSTA), a biotechnology company applying stem cell technology for drug rescue and cell therapy, has licensed breakthrough stem cell culture technology from the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine located at the University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto, Canada. MarketWire

Broadcast Debut Media Showcase Caters to Digital Innovations During NAB Week
Startup Debut (www.startupdebut.com), the events division of social media marketing firm SocialRadius (www.socialradius.com), will hold its second annual Broadcast Debut event tonight, Monday, April 16, from 7-10 pm at famed La Scala Restaurant, 1020 E. Desert Inn Road, three blocks from the Las Vegas Convention Center MarketWire

BIOLASE Completes Transaction With Henry Schein
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that it has completed its purchase of 159 Waterlase MD™ Turbo laser systems from Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), fewer than the approximately 180 laser systems estimated as outstanding by Schein in February 2012 when the announcement of an agreement was made MarketWire

Royal Standard Announces Expiration of Legacy Options
Royal Standard Minerals Inc. (OTCBB: RYSMF) (the "Company" or "Royal Standard") announced today that, as previously disclosed in the Management Information Circular dated December 13th, 2011, certain previously issued options to past members of the Company's Board of Directors (some of whom were also past officers of the Company) (the "Prior Holders") have expired as of April 10, 2012 MarketWire

State of Utah Selects AiM(TM) Capital Project Management from AssetWorks
AssetWorks, a leader in Intelligent Workplace Management(SM), today announced that the State of Utah's Division of Facilities and Construction Management (DFCM) has selected AiM™ Capital Project Management to manage all construction and capital planning initiatives statewide, including the current workload of 450 projects accounting for $1.4 billion in public expenditures MarketWire

Indemia Gold Begins Exploration and Development Activities at Choco Mine
Indemia Gold Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CETH) ("Indemia" or the "Company") is pleased to announced that exploration and development efforts at its 100 percent owned Choco Placer mine (the "Project") in Colombia are now underway. MarketWire

PayChest Receives $1.2 Million Purchase Order
PayChest, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PYCT) MarketWire

17 More Stations to Participate in Upcoming Dyle(TM) Mobile TV Launch
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LG Electronics, Mobile Content Venture Demonstrate First LG Mobile Device Enabled to Receive Dyle(TM) Mobile TV Broadcast Signals at NAB 2012
NAB 2012 -- Mobile Content Venture (MCV) and LG Electronics are demonstrating a new LG Android smartphone with the Dyle™ mobile TV service, powered by MCV, at this week's National Association of Broadcasters' convention. Today's announcement further validates the options consumers are looking for in their consumption of live, local television programming outside of their living room. MarketWire

SPi Global Expands Services With Innovative Quality Solution
SPi Global, the country's largest Filipino-owned BPO company, is now offering a strategic and comprehensive quality solution to help companies monitor and ensure excellent quality in their products and services. MarketWire

Sunridge Asset Sale
Sunridge International (PINKSHEETS: SNDZ) announced today that it has entered into an asset sale agreement with Westhouse Medical Services, PLC of Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom. Sunridge will deliver the patents, manufacturing rights, distribution agreements, intellectual property, etc MarketWire

Bradford Networks Teams Up With Ruckus Wireless and ShoreTel to Unveil BYOD Blueprint
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BIOLASE Expects Revenue for the 2012 First Quarter to Be Approximately $12 Million, Up From Previous Guidance of $11 Million
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that, based on a preliminary review by management of its financial performance, the Company expects to report revenue of approximately $12 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 MarketWire

Linkin Park Announces June 26th Release for New Album, Living Things
Through their official website, www.linkinpark.com, LINKIN PARK has announced a June 26th release date for their new album, LIVING THINGS (Machine Shop Recordings/Warner Bros.). The album is co-produced by Rick Rubin (Adele, Metallica) and Linkin Park vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Mike Shinoda, who co-produced Linkin Park's last two albums MarketWire

First Midwest Bank Forms Wealth Management Division
First Midwest Bank today announced that it has formed a new Wealth Management Division as part of the bank's strategic organizational realignment. Leading the newly formed Wealth Management Division will be Robert P. Diedrich, a thirty-two year veteran of First Midwest, who previously headed the bank's trust division MarketWire

MIR3 Reinvents Intelligent Notification With New Features and Product Configurations for Any Business
MIR3, Inc., the innovator of real-time intelligent notification and response technology, today announced the release of its flagship product, Intelligent Notification v3.0 MarketWire

REBNY 1st Quarter Residential Report Shows Sales up From Last Quarter and Prices Steady
New York City average home sales prices and sales volume remained steady in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same time last year, while the number of sales citywide jumped 16 percent compared to last quarter, according to data from the Real Estate Board of New York's (REBNY's) First Quarter 2012 Residential Sales Report released today. MarketWire

Talari Networks Announces Partnership With SynerComm IT Solutions Provider
Talari Networks, Inc. today announced a new partnership with SynerComm Inc., an IT solution provider specializing in security infrastructure, network infrastructure, enterprise mobility, remote access, wireless solutions, audit, penetration testing and information assurance MarketWire

Alliance Memory Appoints Jan Ornjager as Regional Manager, Nordic
In a move to strengthen its sales support for the European market, Alliance Memory today announced that the company has named Jan Ornjager as regional manager, Nordic. In his new role, Ornjager will be responsible for business development, and customer and engineering support for the company's legacy SRAM and DRAM products. MarketWire

SDG&E Smart Grid Director a Featured Panelist at DNV KEMA Utility of the Future Leadership Forum 2012
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) Director, Smart Grid, Lee Krevat will be a featured panelist at DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability's fifth annual Utility of the Future Leadership Forum, "Pathway to Excellence." Krevat will serve as an expert on the panel titled "Innovation and the Future" at the DNV KEMA forum, May 14-16, 2012, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC. MarketWire

CloudBees Is a Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award
CloudBees, Inc., the Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation leader, today announced it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious list honoring the year's most promising private technology ventures from the European business region. MarketWire

Protecode Announces Streamlined Audit Service for Discovering Open Source and Third Party Code
Protecode, a leading provider of open source license management solutions, today launched QuickAudit™, a code auditing service for small projects of 5,000 software files or less. QuickAudit is a one-time software assessment service that identifies all open source and third party code, highlighting licensing and copyright obligations associated with the code MarketWire

iStreamPlanet to Offer Live and On-Demand Video Encoding Services on Windows Azure Media Services
At The NAB Show 2012, iStreamPlanet (www.istreamplanet.com/) today announces that it will provide live and on-demand encoding workflow services as part of Windows Azure Media Services, Microsoft's cloud-based media services platform. iStreamPlanet's workflow services will bring dynamic scaling, high reliability and elasticity to meet growing consumer demand for online video MarketWire

Sourcefire Next-Generation IPS Excels in Security Effectiveness According to NSS Labs Product Analysis
Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE), a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced that its FirePOWER™ appliances protected against 99 percent of all attacks, according to recent NSS Labs independent IPS tests, exceeding Sourcefire's previous industry record of 98 percent set in 2011 MarketWire

Cabinet NG to Discuss Hybrid Document Management at ITEX 2012
Cabinet NG (CNG), provider of electronic document management and workflow management software, today announced it will participate at the 2012 ITEX Expo & Conference, the nation's most comprehensive channel event, April 18-19, in Las Vegas, NV MarketWire

Izard Nobel LLP & Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation Announce Summary Notice of Pendency and Proposed Settlement of Class Action and Settlement Hearing
The following statement is being issued by Izard Nobel LLP and Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation regarding the American Capital Class Action Settlement. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Continues MMRPro Install Program With Regent Surgical Health-Managed Ambulatory Surgery Centers
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR") today announced that it will continue installing MMRPro systems at ambulatory surgery centers ("ASCs") managed by Regent Surgical Health ("Regent"), a leading surgery center management and development company MarketWire

BARDA Exercises $9.1 Million in Contract Options With Aeolus
Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: AOLS) (OTCBB: AOLS), a biotechnology company leveraging significant government funding to develop a platform of novel compounds in oncology and biodefense, today announced that the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) formally exercised options valued at $9 MarketWire

Quaterra and Grande Portage Announce First Independent Resource Estimate for the Herbert Glacier Gold Deposit
Quaterra Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: QTA)(NYSE Amex: QMM) today announced that its joint venture partner Grande Portage Resources Ltd. has released the first independent resource estimate for the Herbert Glacier gold project located near Juneau, Alaska. MarketWire

X-Change Corporation Joint Ventures With Nomad Energy Oilfield Company for Drilling and Well Servicing on 109,000 Acres in Bakken Shale
X-Change Corporation (OTCQB: XCHC) (PINKSHEETS: XCHC) announced today through its subsidiary, Cress Oil, Inc. a joint venture with Nomad Energy, Inc. to provide drilling, and well services in the newly acquired 109,000 mineral acreage position in the Bakken Shale and Three Forks formation MarketWire

As Seen On TV, Inc.'s Kevin Harrington Featured on ABC's The View
As Seen On TV, Inc. (OTCQB: ASTV) (PINKSHEETS: ASTV), the parent company of TVGoods, Inc., a direct response marketing company, announced that Chairman and Founder Kevin Harrington appeared on ABC's The View on Friday, April 13, during a segment featuring As Seen On TV products. MarketWire

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company Announces Development Programs for Lead Product, GCS-100
La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (OTCQB: LJPC) (PINKSHEETS: LJPC) today announced initial product development plans for advancing GCS-100, its first-in-class inhibitor of galectin-3. MarketWire

EnOcean's Wireless Technology Is International Standard
The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has ratified a new standard -- ISO/IEC 14543-3-10 -- for wireless applications with ultra-low power consumption. It is the first and only wireless standard that is also optimized for energy harvesting solutions and, therefore, for EnOcean's self-powered wireless technology MarketWire

Omnify Software and CADD Edge Launch Product Lifecycle Management Seminar Series
Omnify Software, a leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for electronic, medical, mechanical, and defense manufacturers, and CADD Edge, a leading re-seller of product design software, launch a seminar series to educate manufacturers on PLM technology and the value it can bring to their organization through centralized management of product data MarketWire

LeaderSail Signs TripInsurance.com as Preferred Travel Insurance Provider for JROTC Seamanship Program
TripInsurance.com (www.TripInsurance.com), the most trusted online resource to help travelers find the trip coverage they need at savings of 40% or more, today announced that LeaderSail (www.leadersail.org), a leadership development program that trains JROTC cadets at sea, has signed TripInsurance.com as the Preferred Provider for travel insurance for students participating in their programs. MarketWire

Avanti Appoints Mark G. Premo as Chief Operating Officer
Avanti Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AVT) (PINKSHEETS: AVNMF) ("Avanti" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has hired Mark G. Premo as Chief Operating Officer of the Company and Chief Executive Officer of its wholly owned subsidiary, Avanti Kitsault Mine Ltd. The expected start date is June 4, 2012 MarketWire

Kona Grill Sets First Quarter 2012 Conference Call for Monday, April 30, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. ET
Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, will hold a conference call on Monday, April 30, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. The company will issue its financial results in a press release prior to the call. MarketWire

SouthGobi Resources Ltd.: Mineral Resources Authority of Mongolia Announces Suspension of Exploration and Mining Activities on Certain Licenses
SouthGobi Resources Ltd. ("SouthGobi") (TSX: SGQ)(HK: 1878) announced today that the Mineral Resources Authority of Mongolia ("MRAM") held a press conference today in Ulaanbaatar announcing a request to suspend exploration and mining activity on certain licenses owned by SouthGobi Sands LLC, a wholly-owned division of SouthGobi Resources Ltd. MarketWire

Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc.: Cynapsus Provides Update and 2012 Outlook
Anthony Giovinazzo, President and CEO of Cynapsus Therapeutics(CTH: TSX-V), has provided shareholders with a strategy update in an openletterthat is available on the company web site (www.cynapsus.ca) and below MarketWire

HHII Signs LOI to Acquire Medicare-Certified Home Health Agency in the Florida Market
Home Health International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HHII) announced today that it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire Mount Auburn, Inc. dba Associated Home Health, a Medicare-certified Home Health Agency based in Florida. MarketWire

ServiceSource Keynotes Field Service 2012, Shares Secrets to High-Performance Selling
ServiceSource® (NASDAQ: SREV), the global leader in Service Revenue Management, today announced that, for a second year in a row, it will deliver a keynote speech at the annual Field Service 2012 conference and tradeshow held in Las Vegas, NV from April 16-19 MarketWire

AMERICAN SYSTEMS to Support U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command Naval Ship Transfer and Repair Contract Worth up to $1.5 Billion
AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading provider of federal IT and engineering solutions, today announced that it is part of the Naval Ship Transfer and Repair (N*STAR) team selected to support the Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA's) International Fleet Support Program. Under the Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract, which carries a ceiling of approximately $1 MarketWire

Verimatrix Selected to Secure Telefonica del Sur's Digital IPTV Service
NAB Show, Booth #SU5802-- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that Telefonica del Sur (Telsur), part of the Chilean Grupo Gtd telecommunications group (GTD), has selected the Verimatrix Video Content Authority (VCAS™) 3 solution to secure its IPTV service MarketWire

Turkcell Superonline Transforms Its Order Management and Service Fulfillment With Oracle Communications Solutions
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

American Commercial Lines Expands Liquid Cargo Fleet With Purchase of Eight 20,000 Barrel Capacity Tank Barges
American Commercial Lines (ACL) today announced the purchase of eight 20,000 barrel capacity tank barges from SeaRiver Maritime Inc., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Provides First Quarter 2012 Company Wide Operational Update
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) (the "Company" or "Magnum Hunter") announced today an operational update on each of the Company's three upstream unconventional resource plays for the first quarter of 2012 which include (i) the Eagle Ford Shale, (ii) the Williston Basin, and (iii) the Appalachia/Marcellus/Utica Shale MarketWire

White Paper Outlines 80 Percent Savings by Using StrongBox LTFS NAS Solution From Crossroads Systems
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data protection solutions and services, today announced that a white paper published by Brad Johns Consulting, LLC details how the use of Crossroads' StrongBox LTFS NAS solution may reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) by up to 80 percent over a ten-year period. MarketWire

Fujitsu to Demo StrongBox From Crossroads Systems at 2012 NAB Show
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data protection solutions and services, today announced that Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc MarketWire

Cartera Commerce to Present at 2012 Daily Deal Summit East
Cartera Commerce, the leading provider of card-linked marketing solutions, today announced that Vice President of Marketing and Products Marc Caltabiano will speak at the 2012 Daily Deal Summit East on Tuesday, April 17 in New York City. Caltabiano's session, "Making the Deal Model Work," is the State of the Union discussion for the summit and will focus on what the future holds for daily deals. MarketWire

OnX Achieves Prestigious Cisco Managed Services Cloud Provider Certification With Powered Cloud Service Designation
OnX announced today it has achieved the Cisco Cloud Provider Certification with a Cisco Powered Cloud [Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)] to support the expanding role of the network in deploying cloud services. In tandem, OnX also attained the Cisco Customer Satisfaction Gold Star for Excellence MarketWire

Zions Bank "Speaking on Business" Features Profire Energy, Inc. Today on KSL Radio
Profire Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: PFIE) will today be featured on the Zions Bank "Speaking on Business" program, which highlights diverse businesses throughout Utah and Idaho. Profire Energy, which opened its U.S MarketWire

Culture of Innovation as the Foundation for Customer and Partner Success Lands NetApp at #4 on Crain's Chicago Business's 2012 "Best Places to Work" List
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it ranked #4 on Crain's Chicago Business's annual "Best Places to Work" list for 2012. Following NetApp's January #6 ranking on FORTUNE's 2012 "100 Best Companies to Work For" list, this marks the first time that NetApp has both participated in and received recognition in the Chicago area as a top place to work MarketWire

TIBCO Unveils Software to Help Customer Service Providers Deliver, Manage Hundreds of Targeted Product Bundles
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today delivered new versions of its fulfillment orchestration software to help customer service providers quickly deliver, manage and analyze hundreds of targeted marketing campaigns and service bundles. The software makes it easier to configure complex "triple play" or "quad play" product bundles and execute those orders efficiently across disparate systems. MarketWire

Symantec Completes Acquisition of Nukona
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that privately-held Nukona, Inc., is now part of Symantec. Symantec completed its acquisition of Nukona, a provider of mobile application management (MAM), on April 2, 2012. The acquisition agreement between Symantec and Nukona was announced on March 20, 2012. MarketWire

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. Announces Extension of Non-Transferable Rights Offering
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: OXLC) announced today that it has extended the expiration date of its previously announced non-transferable rights offering to purchase shares of common stock of the Company (the "Offering") to April 27, 2012. As a result of this extension, set forth below are important dates to remember relating to the Offering: MarketWire

Quantum Introduces New Scalar LTFS Appliance and Showcases StorNext Solutions at NAB
National Association of Broadcasters -- Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today unveiled the Scalar LTFS (Linear Tape File System) appliance which offers new modes of portability and user accessibility for archived content on LTO tape. It features a NAS front-end and is based on the LTFS open-standard for content formatting MarketWire

AlliedBarton Security Services Presented With State of Missouri Flag of Freedom Award at the Veteran's Career Fair & Benefits Expo
AlliedBarton Security Services, www.alliedbarton.com, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, has received the State of Missouri Flag of Freedom Award from the Show-Me Heroes program for their military hiring effort in 2011 MarketWire

Hibernia Atlantic Selects zColo for Colocation and Interconnection Services
zColo, a Zayo Group Company, announces today it will provide a private customized suite and interconnection services for Hibernia Atlantic US, LLC at 165 Halsey, Newark, NJ. Hibernia Atlantic operates a global network connecting North America, Europe and Asia with its own submarine and terrestrial network between the United States, Canada and Europe. MarketWire

New Podcast From Awarepoint CEO Jay Deady Expounds on Substantial ROI Hospitals Gain Using Real-Time Location Systems
A new podcast featuring guest interviewee Jay Deady, CEO of Awarepoint Corporation, makes the case that real-time location systems (RTLS) dramatically improves the quality and cost of care and delivers fast return on investment (ROI), making the technology a "no-brainer" for hospitals and health systems facing financial pressures and shifting to outcomes-based reimbursement MarketWire

SpiderOak Announces First 100% Private Enterprise-Class Cloud Services
SpiderOak, the 'zero-knowledge' cloud backup, sync and sharing environment, today announced the release of SpiderOak Blue. SpiderOak Blue is the world's first truly private enterprise-class cloud storage system. Companies benefit from fully owning and managing all of their data regardless of where the data resides. MarketWire

Mitchell Workers' Compensation Customer Advisory Council (CAC) Delves Into Advanced Data Analytics
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced another successful Customer Advisory Council (CAC) meeting held on March 21, 2012 in Naples, Florida MarketWire

Stakool/Anthus Life Corp. Teams Up With Mr. Case to Co-Sponsor Ontario Tennis Association
Stakool Inc. (OTCQB: STKO) (OTCBB: STKO), a Florida-based corporation, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Anthus Life Corp., and Mr. Case (www.mrcase.com and www.mrcasefoodservice.com), an online grocery food delivery service, are optimizing the co-sponsorship of Ontario Tennis Association (OTA). MarketWire

Successful Partnerships That Go Beyond Land NetApp the 5-Star Award in CRN's 2012 Partner Programs Guide
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced it was awarded a 5-Star Partner rating in CRN's 2012 Partner Programs Guide. The 2012 CRN Partner Programs Guide and CRN 5-Star rating provide the definitive listing of manufacturers and software publishers that service solution providers or provide products to the IT Channel MarketWire

Sauer Energy Begins Signing Distributors for Its WindCharger(TM) Turbine
Sauer Energy, Inc. ("SEI") (OTCBB: SENY) the developer of the patented WindCharger™ Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT), announces it is in process with signing of its first 25 regional Distributor Partners for sales and installations. WindCharger™ is a unique wind turbine that generates power at as little as 5-mph (2.2 m/s) MarketWire

Crossroads Systems to Demo StrongBox at 2012 NAB Show
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data protection solutions and services, today announced that it will demo the Crossroads StrongBox® LTFS NAS solution April 16-19 at the 2012 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in partner Hitachi Data Systems' (HDS) booth #SL10311 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. MarketWire

GSX Launches Support for SCOM at Microsoft Management Summit
Microsoft Management Summit -- GSX Solutions [www.gsx.com], the global leader in proactive, consolidated monitoring and reporting of enterprise collaboration environments, including Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) and Lotus Notes, today announced GSX Monitor & Analyzer support for Microsoft's System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) MarketWire

Infinity Completes Conversion of Debt to Equity
Infinity Energy Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: IFNY) (PINKSHEETS: IFNY) ("Infinity" or the "Company"), an independent oil and gas exploration and development company, today announced that it has completed the conversion of all debt owed by the Company to Amegy Bank (the "Bank") and Off-Shore Finance, LLC into Infinity Common and Convertible Preferred Stock MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Selected by Public Broadcasting Service for Key Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) Technology
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) today announced that PBS has chosen the TCS CMAS gateway product to enable Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) communications through PBS broadcast technology MarketWire

Santeon CEO to Speak at London's Technology Innovation Summit
Santeon Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SANT) today announced that Dr. Ash Rofail, Santeon Chairman and CEO, is a featured keynote speaker at London's Technology Innovation Summit (www.innotechsummit.com) sponsored by Boris Johnson, Mayor of London MarketWire

BioNitrogen Corp. (BION) Announces Positive Phase I Engineering Results from Granherne, Inc.
BioNitrogen Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BION) ("BioNitrogen" or "the Company") is pleased to announce positive results from the Granherne, Inc. Phase I engineering program. MarketWire

AFBG Makes Progress on Boat Recycling Partnership
American Fiber Green Products, Inc. (OTCQB: AFBG) (PINKSHEETS: AFBG) has scheduled a meeting to finalize plans to open a Florida-based abandoned boat recycling operation. MarketWire

Opanga Networks Announces New Financing
Opanga Networks, a leading innovator of network optimization solutions that substantially improve mobile video and multimedia performance, announced the completion of a $6M financing providing the company with significant new working capital to fuel its growth MarketWire

FDA Schedules Meeting With Cellceutix on New Psoriasis Drug
MarketWire

STWA Attends 2012 Montana Energy Conference With Key Domestic Energy Producers
STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), a developer of applied solutions for oil and fuel delivery systems in the multi-billion dollar oil pipeline and diesel engine markets, announced today that it was invited to attend the sold-out 2012 Montana Energy Conference in Billings, Montana. MarketWire

Willbros Introduces Leading-Edge Solution for Real-Time Pipeline Integrity Management
Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced today a collaboration with GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, to develop a cloud-based pipeline integrity management solution MarketWire

Pele Mountain Announces Updated Preliminary Economic Assessment for Eco Ridge Mine Rare Earths and Uranium Project: $2.16-Billion Pre-Tax Cash Flow, $1.02-Billion NPV (10% Discount Rate), 50% IRR
Pele Mountain Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: GEM)(OTCQX: GOLDF) ("Pele" or the "Company") today announced results of an updated NI 43-101 Preliminary Economic Assessment (the "PEA") on its Eco Ridge Mine Rare Earths and Uranium Project ("Eco Ridge" or the "Project"). The PEA was prepared by Roscoe Postle Associates Inc MarketWire

Micrel Receives Certified 98 Percent Performance Rating From MEMS Customer
Micrel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today announced that it has received a 98 percent performance rating in a report covering the fourth quarter of 2011 for the services and materials supplied to a leading global MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) designer and manufacturer MarketWire

Quicksilver Announces Filing of 2011 Financial Report
Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE: KWK) announced today that the company has filed its 2011 Form 10-K. MarketWire

New Stats: Chin Surgery Skyrockets Among Women and Men in All Age Groups
New statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show that chin augmentation is the fastest growing plastic surgery trend among all major demographics -- a phenomenon which appears, in part, to be sparked by increased usage of video chat technology, an aging baby boomer population and a desire for success in the workplace. MarketWire

Readen Holding Corp. (PINKSHEETS: RHCO) Appoints Partner for Portuguese Market Distribution of Vitalon-Holland's Infant Dairy Products
READEN HOLDING CORP. (PINKSHEETS: RHCO), a 33% shareholder of Vitalon-Holland Ltd., announced today that Vitalon-Holland Ltd. after signing a major distribution contract for the Chinese market last month, has signed an agreement with a new distributor for the exclusive distribution of the company's infant milk products under their private label Vitalon Holland for the Portuguese market. MarketWire

Distinguished Sales VP Joins Healthx
Successful Sales VP and business development expert, Kim Suga, has officially joined the team at healthcare IT company Healthx. MarketWire

Market Research Estimates Hepatitis Market at $6.5 Billion
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "The Hepatitis Market Outlook to 2016" to their collection of diseases & conditions market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Business-Insights-v893/Hepatitis-Outlook-6889175/ MarketWire

Viewfinity Repeats Its Microsoft Gold and Silver Competency Certifications With Exceeded Customer Reviews
Viewfinity (www.viewfinity.com), the leading innovator of privilege management solutions, announced that it has achieved the highest level of Microsoft Partner Certifications, earning Gold and Silver competencies as an independent software vendor (ISV) MarketWire

Eco-Safe Signs Independent Sales Rep Firm
Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce the signing of Midlantic Ozone, LLC, a professional sales and marketing organization. MarketWire

According to a Study Published in Health Affairs, Physician-Ownership of Cardiac Hospitals Linked to Disparities in Mortality Following Angioplasty
Physician owners tout the lower mortality rates in their own cardiac, specialty hospitals. Yet a study published in the April issue of Health Affairs found that, for patients treated with coronary angioplasty, these same physicians have offsetting higher mortality rates for patients admitted to noncardiac hospitals MarketWire

PTGi Sells Primus Australia for $AUD 192 Million
Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (PTGi) (NYSE: PTGI), a global facilities-based integrated provider of advanced telecommunications products and services, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Australian operations to M2 Telecommunications Group Ltd (M2) for approximately $AUD 192.4 million, or approximately $US 200.0 million(1) MarketWire

InsideView's Ralf VonSosen Delivering Feature Address at AA-ISP on "Selling to People, Not Contacts"
AA-ISP Leadership Summit -- InsideView, the only social selling provider that reveals the person behind the contact, today announced that Ralf VonSosen, Vice President of Marketing, is delivering a feature address at the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) Leadership Summit 2012 in Dallas, Texas MarketWire

KRLA-AM in Los Angeles and KTIE-AM in Riverside/San Bernardino Announce New Morning Show and New Brand
Beginning Monday, April 23rd, there will be a new morning show, new attitude, and new brand for Salem Communications' (NASDAQ: SALM) News Talk radio stations in Los Angeles and the Inland Empire. Morning host Heidi Harris will be joining the stations for wake-up duty 6am to 9am MarketWire

OptiComm Selects Casa Systems CMTS to Support Rollout of Wholesale Broadband Access Services
Casa Systems, a worldwide leader in next generation cable edge technology, today announced that the company's C2200 & C3200 Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTS) have been selected by OptiComm, to support its rollout of Australia's first, wholesale only, HFC network delivering High Speed Data (HSD) services. MarketWire

STATS ChipPAC Schedules First Quarter 2012 Results Conference Call
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading semiconductor test and advanced packaging service provider, today announced it will hold a conference call with analysts and investors on Wednesday, 25 April 2012 at 8.00 am in Singapore to discuss the Company's results for the first quarter 2012 and business outlook for the second quarter 2012. MarketWire

SDRL- MLP and Seabras update
Seadrill Limited (the "Company") announcedin the fourth quarter 2011 report and presentation that it considers aseparatelisting of its Brazilian deepwater operations ("Seabras") and the opportunityfor establishing a master limited partnership structure (MLP). MarketWire

Lightweighting to Become the New Trend in Food & Drinks Packaging
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Lightweighting in Food and Drinks Packaging," to their collection of Food market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Business-Insights-v893/Lightweighting-Food-Drinks-Packaging-6889196/ MarketWire

Stretch Your Tax Refund Dollars
(Family Features) If you get a tax refund, what will you do with it? This year, one in two Americans receiving a tax refund (50 percent) say they plan to spend the extra money on bills or other household expenses, as opposed to vacations (15 percent), leisure activities (8 percent) or gifts (4 percent), according to a recent poll from Cricket Communications. MarketWire

Boston Marathon Runs on Versatile
Versatile Communications Inc., a premiere IT integrator that specializes in high-availability infrastructure and business solutions, announced today their sixteenth year supplying the Boston Marathon's mission-critical infrastructure whose requirements for wireless support and security has grown. MarketWire

Improvements in On-Pack Information Could Boost Sustainable Food & Beverage Sales
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "The Future of Sustainability in Food and Drinks" to their collection of food market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Business-Insights-v893/Future-Sustainability-Food-Drinks-6889202/ MarketWire

Bluefire Productions Helps Booksellers Worldwide Offer Branded E-Reading Applications With Integrated Mobile Storefronts
Bluefire Productions today announces at the 2012 London Book Fair, several new worldwide customers leveraging the Bluefire platform to license and deploy their own branded e-reading applications MarketWire

Metso Corporation: Invitation to news conference
Metso Corporation's press release onApril 16, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. local time MarketWire

ADVA Optical Networking's New Syncjack(TM) Suite Delivers Critical Timing and Assurance to Mobile Backhaul Networks
ADVA AG Optical Networking / ADVA Optical Networking's New Syncjack™ Suite Delivers Critical TimingandAssurance to Mobile Backhaul Networks . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Red Herring Announces Top Candidates for Prestigious Top-100 Awards at Red Herring Europe Conference
Red Herring today announced the finalists of the Red Herring Europe 100 Award, which includes the most promising technology start-ups from all across the European continent. The Red Herring team uses a highly competitive process to select only the most innovative companies from a pool of over 700 applicants MarketWire

Carbon Sciences Positioned as a Pure Play in the Natural Gas Sector
Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to make transportation fuels and other valuable products from natural gas, today commented that it is one of only a few publicly traded U.S. companies to focus all its efforts on the bright future of natural gas. MarketWire

Pano Logic Boosts Partner Program to Support Surging Customer Demand
Pano Logic, the leader in zero client desktop virtualization (VDI), today announced an enhanced partner program for their expanding network of resellers and distributors throughout the Europe, Middle East, and Africa and the Asia-Pacific regions MarketWire

Dr. Lawrence Jaeger Schiller Presents an Educational Series on Digestion
Board Certified Dr. Lawrence Jaeger Schiller is presenting an educational series for those who are interested in learning more about the importance of digestive tracts and why eating diets that are commensurable to keeping your intestines clean and clear of any potential threats that are commonly caused by eating what's known as the "Wrong Foods." MarketWire

AMG updates progress on voluntary tender offer for Graphit Kropfmuhl
(Regulated Information)--- AMGAdvanced MetallurgicalGroup N.V.'s ("AMG", EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") wholly ownedsubsidiary, AMGInvest GmbH ("AMG Invest") announced that it has acquired over 2 MarketWire

V2 Cigs Offers 10 Days of 10% off to Honor New Branding
ECigaretteReviews.com is proud to break the story about V2 Cigs new brand initiatives. The long-running electronic cigarette news portal has details on all the latest announcements by industry leader V2 Cigs. MarketWire

Study Highlights Distinctive Buying Behaviors and Attitudes of U.S. Millennials
America's Millennials have been the subject of abundant research and commentary, mostly revolving around their avid use of technology, changing media-consumption habits, and entry into the workforce. A new study reveals surprising insights about this generation as consumers. MarketWire

Mountain West Debt Fund Reports Quarterly Return of 3.59 Percent
In its third quarterly earnings report, Taylor Capital Group, LLC reports a 3.59 percent quarterly return for the recently launched Mountain West Debt Fund, LP. The report covers Q1 2012. MarketWire

San Francisco Bay Area Insurance Agency of MassMutual Financial Group Builds Outstanding Team to Promote Financial Services to Asian South Bay Community
The San Francisco Bay Area Insurance Agency Inc MarketWire

Bavarian Nordic A/S - Report on the Results of the Annual General Meeting, held 16 April 2012
Kvistgård, Denmark, April 16, 2012 - Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA) today held the Annual General Meeting with the results as follows:                             GlobeNewswire

Bulletin from Transmode Holding AB's Annual General Meeting 16 April 2012
Stockholm, Sweden - 16th April 2012 GlobeNewswire

Decisions of the organisational meeting of Kesko Corporation's Board of Directors
KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 16.04.2012 AT 17.00 1(1) GlobeNewswire

ICN Resources' CEO Dr. Carl Hering discusses the Goldfield Bonanza Project on Midas Letter Money
ICN Resources Ltd. (TSX.V:ICN) president Dr.Carl Hering talks about the company's Goldfield Bonanza project Nevada's Goldfield District, and the extraordinarily high gold grades intercepted there, such as 2.9 metres grading 1,400 grams per tonne gold. GlobeNewswire

Resolutions of Kesko Corporation's General Meeting
KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 16.04.2012 AT 16.30 1(3) GlobeNewswire

Financial calendar 2012 - revised
1st Quarter 2012 will be presented on 26 April 2012 (not 27 April). Revised financial calendar 2012 for SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge:  GlobeNewswire

Net Insight Introduces Intelligent SFPs to its Nimbra MSR Platform
Net Insight's Intelligent SFP integration into existing interfaces leverages local HD-SDI loops for multi-service delivery with guaranteed QoS GlobeNewswire

Net Insight Improves its Service Aware Media Network with Enhanced Preemption Functionality
Service preemption functionality enables operators to fully utilize the network by accommodating today and tomorrow's services   GlobeNewswire

Net Insight Further Expands its Nimbra 300 Series By Introducing the Nimbra 310 Compact Access MSR
Brand new MSR shatters industry's price/performance ratios for remote access GlobeNewswire

RAPALA REFINANCES ITS BANK DEBT
Rapala VMC CorporationStock Exchange ReleaseApril 16, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Norske Skog's accounts for the first quarter of 2012
The announcement of Norske Skog's accounts for the first quarter of 2012 will take place on Thursday 3 May at 7:00 a.m. CET.  GlobeNewswire

Nokia comments on Moody's credit rating announcement
Espoo, Finland - Nokia notes today's announcement from Moody's, reaffirming its investment grade credit rating. Earlier today Moody's downgraded Nokia's long-term credit rating to Baa3 and maintained the negative outlook on the rating. Moody's stated that its investment grade rating is backed by Nokia's strong liquidity position and capital structure. GlobeNewswire

Odfjell SE : Notice of Annual General Meeting 2012
The Annual General Meeting of Odfjell SE will be held at the headquarters in Conrad Mohrsvei 29, Bergen, Norway on Tuesday 8 May 2012 at 4:00 P.M. Attached please find Notice to the Annual General Meeting. The Notice will be sent by post to all shareholders according to the address registered in VPS per 13 April 2012. Investor Relations contact:Tom A GlobeNewswire

Invitation: Kemira to publish January-March 2012 results on April 24, 2012
Kemira OyjPress releaseApril 16, 2012 at 1.00 pm (CET+1) Kemira Oyj will publish its first quarter 2012 results on Tuesday, April 24 around 8.30 am Finnish time (6.30 am UK time).Kemira will arrange a press conference for analysts and the media starting at 10.30 am at Kemira House, Porkkalankatu 3, Helsinki GlobeNewswire

Announcement in accordance with chapter 2, section 10, of the securities market act on a change in holdings (Kalevi Laurila)
Incap Corporation GlobeNewswire

TradeDoubler AB : Invitation to press and analyst meeting on May 3 at 10.00 CET
Invitation to press and analyst meeting on May 3 at 10.00 CET GlobeNewswire

Invitation - SEB's first quarter 2012 results
On 24 April, at 07:00 (Swedish time) SEB's first quarter 2012 results will be announced. In addition presentations and the Fact Book will be available on www.sebgroup.com/ir in conjunction with the events below. GlobeNewswire

Kadrige Announces New Growth in 2011
Kadrige (www.kadrige.com), the European leader in SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) e-detailing and e-conferencing solutions dedicated to the health care industry, today confirmed its strong market position by registering a growth of 44% for 2011. During the last fiscal year, Kadrige's revenues represented 30% in France and 70% at the international level GlobeNewswire

Alma Media reorganises its regional newspaper operations
Alma Media Corporation   Stock Exchange Release   16 April 2012, at 11.00 (EEST) GlobeNewswire

Invitation: Tikkurila's Interim Report for January-March 2012
Tikkurila Oyj Press ReleaseApril 16, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

Invitation to news conference
Metso Corporation's press release on April 16, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

AboveNet levert internet toegang aan Internet Unie
Amsterdam, 16 April 2012, --AboveNet Inc., (NYSE:ABVT), een vooraanstaande leverancier van verbindingen met hoge bandbreedte, maakt bekend dat het aan Internet Unie breedband internet verbindingen gaat leveren via Switch Datacenters, te Amsterdam (www.switchdatacenters.com) GlobeNewswire

AboveNet to Deliver Internet Connectivity to Internet Unie
White Plains, N.Y. and London, April 16, 2012, -- AboveNet Inc., (NYSE:ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced it will provide Internet Unie with high speed internet access connections at Switch Datacentre in Amsterdam. The AboveNet solution provided is tailored to the ISP market and part of their compelling ISP portfolio. GlobeNewswire

Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc. : Cynapsus Provides Update and 2012 Outlook
April 16, 2012 GlobeNewswire

ADVA Optical Networking's New Syncjack(TM) Suite Delivers Critical Timing and Assurance to Mobile Backhaul Networks
ADVA AG Optical Networking /ADVA Optical Networking's New Syncjack(TM) Suite Delivers Critical Timing and Assurance to Mobile Backhaul Networks . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

ÅF recruits Ulrika Lundgren as Head of M&A
For further information:Jonas Wiström, President/CEO+46 70 608 12 20 Stefan Johansson, CFO+46 70 224 24 01  Ulrika Lundgren+46 73 418 72 39Viktor Svensson, Executive Vice President, Corporate Information+46 70 657 20 26ÅF has recruited Ulrika Lundgren to the position of, Vice President, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions GlobeNewswire

Invitation to presentation of Orkla's Q1-12 results, Thursday 3 May
Orkla will report first quarter 2012 results on Thursday, 3 May 2012 at 7.00 a.m. CET. The quarterly report and the presentation materials will be available at this time at www.orkla.com.   A presentation of the first quarter results will be held at 8.00 a.m. at Vika Atrium Conference Center, Munkedamsveien 45, in Oslo GlobeNewswire

Tele2 AB establishes EMTN programme
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange: TEL2 A and TEL2 B)announced today that it has established an Euro Medium-Term Note Programme. GlobeNewswire

Kesko's sales in March increased by 12.2%
KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 16.04.2012 AT 09.00 1(2) GlobeNewswire

Chaarat Gold Holdings Ltd : Update on the Development Strategy
Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited("Chaarat" or "the Company") GlobeNewswire

Tele2 Russia Holding AB (BB+ by Fitch) announces the pricing of its rouble bond issue
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) today announced that OJSC Saint-Petersburg Telecom (Issuer), a subsidiary of Tele2 Russia Holding AB has closed the books and announced the pricing of a 6 billion rouble bond issue. GlobeNewswire

Oselvar production has started
Stavanger, 16 April 2012: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) is pleased to announce that production has started from the Oselvar field, where Noreco has a 15 percent interest. "The startup of Oselvar production is an important milestone for Noreco GlobeNewswire

Rejlers delivers bioenergy plant to Lund, Sweden
(REJL B)Rejlers Oy has signed a contract with Foster Wheeler Energia Oy for the engineering of automation, electrification and instrumentation of a 35 MWe biomass-fired CFB boiler island. This new CFB (Circulating Fluidized Bed) boiler island will be placed in Örtofta, in the vicinity of Lund, Sweden. GlobeNewswire

OctoPlus announces the proposal to appoint Catherine Moukheibir to the Supervisory Board
OctoPlus N.V. ("OctoPlus" or the "Company") (Euronext: OCTO) announces today that the Supervisory Board of the Company will nominate Catherine Moukheibir to be appointed as member of the Supervisory Board at the next General Meeting of Shareholders. This appointment will be for a period of four years. GlobeNewswire

Imtech strengthens Swedish position with two regional acquisitions
Gouda - Royal Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) announces it has strengthened its position in Sweden with two regional acquisitions: VVS Montage i Dalarna AB in the Swedish Borlänge-Ludvika-Falun region, and Fagersta Industri EL AB in the Fagersta region, both situated above Västerås in the southern central area of Sweden GlobeNewswire

Addex Reports Positive Preclinical Data for GABA-BR PAM Oral Small Molecule in Overactive Bladder
Addex Therapeutics /Addex Reports Positive Preclinical Data for GABA-BR PAM Oral Small Molecule in Overactive Bladder . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Diakonhjemmet Hospital outsources its IT operations to EVRY
(Oslo, 16 April 2012) EVRY, formerly EDB ErgoGroup, is to take over the operation of the Diakonhjemmet Hospital's ICT platform. The hospital's ICT systems will be updated over the course of 2012 to provide faster and more streamlined operating services. The agreement for continuing operating services runs to 2017. GlobeNewswire

Farstad Shipping ASA - Sale of vessels
Farstad Shipping ASA has, through its wholly owned subsidiaries P/R International Offshore Services ANS and Farstad Shipping Pte. Ltd, reached an agreement to sell the AHTS Lady Gerda (1987, Hart Fenton, 8.700 BHP) and the AHTS Lady Cynthia (1987, Hart Fenton, 9.500 BHP). GlobeNewswire

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