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Vodafone issues notice to India over tax proposal
Telecom group Vodafone has issued a notice to the Indian Government under Bilateral Investment Protection Treaty over retrospective tax proposal announced by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Union Budget 2012-13. ANI

Apple, Google see $53 bln wiped off their combined share value in one week
A slide in tech firm Apple and Internet search giant Google's share prices has wiped off over 53 billion dollars off their combined value in a week, according to a report. ANI

World Bank's chief economist says 'developing nations can grow 8 percent with sound policies'
The World Bank's chief economist, Justin Yifu Lin, has said that every developing nation is capable of growing continuously at eight percent or more with the help of sound policies and leveraging its comparative advantages. ANI

Govt. keen to attract domestic, foreign private sector investment: Mukherjee
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said the government is committed to creating a conducive policy environment to attract both domestic and foreign private sector investment. ANI

RBI slashes key interest rates, home and car loans to be cheaper
The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday announced cuts in its key interest rates. ANI

PM to consult senior ministers over introducing FDI in domestic aviation
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, is likely to consult senior ministers of his cabinet on ways to build a consensus on the contentious issue of allowing foreign airlines to invest in domestic carriers. ANI

World Bank picks 'US choice' Jim Yong Kim as new chief
The World Bank has named Korean-born American health expert Jim Yong Kim as its new president. ANI

Cannes Lions Joins the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Launch a Communications Challenge to Change the World
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, which brings together the global advertising and communications industry, is partnering with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest philanthropic foundation, in an effort to generate communications ideas that could help change the world. Grand Challenges Explorations: Aid is Working ACN Newswire

Prophecy Coal Founder and Director Greg Hall Discusses Chandgana Power Plant on Midas Letter Money
Prophecy Coal Corp. (TSX:PCY) (OTCQX:PRPCF) (FRANKFURT: 1P2) co-founder and director Greg Hall discusses the company's progess at the Chandgana mine-mouth power plant development in Mongolia with James West on Midas Letter Money. The 600 megawatt coal-fired electrical generation plant is now permitted and the Power Purchase Agreement is all that remains to be determined ACN Newswire

The WSA Wine Challenge 2012 Crowns Winners
A key fringe event for one of Asia's biggest shows of its kind, Wine&SpiritsAsia2012 (WSA2012), the WSA Wine Challenge has grown in stature as a highly-recognised platform to reveal experts' choice of wines for the Asian palate.Winners of the WSA Wine Challenge 2012 have been announced in late March after an intensive two days of judging ACN Newswire

China Innovation Completes the Duel-usage in Four-New Industry
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of China has recently announced "The 12th Five Year Plan of Energy Conservation", which requires a series of targets for the nine key industries and twenty prime products ACN Newswire

Finding Value in the Australian Industrial Real Estate Market
"The secondary real estate markets in Australia are currently being overlooked by investors," says Matthew Gibb, Managing Director, Gibb Group. There are tremendous opportunities to acquire assets and add value by re-furbishing the asset, repositioning it in the marketplace and re-pricing it towards core returns, he adds ACN Newswire

Fujitsu to Help Develop Next-Generation Energy Vision for Satsumasendai City
Fujitsu today announced its support for Satsumasendai City, Kagoshima Prefecture, as the city pursues urban development that leverages the introduction of next-generation energy sources. Fujitsu will also participate in the Satsumasendai City Next-Generation Energy Vision Development Committee, which the city recently established ACN Newswire

Fujitsu, Aizuwakamatsu City and Tohoku Electric Power Begin Planning Smart Community Project in Aizuwakamatsu Region
Fujitsu, Aizuwakamatsu City and Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. today announced that they will begin formulating a master project plan for bringing about a smart community in the Aizuwakamatsu region of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan ACN Newswire

Honda to Reuse Rare Earth Metals Contained in Used Parts
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and the Japan Metals & Chemicals Co., Ltd. today jointly announced the establishment of the world's first process to extract rare earth metals from various used parts in Honda products, in an actual mass-production process at a recycling plant, not an experimental process ACN Newswire

Eisai to Launch Insomnia Treatment Lunesta(R) in Japan
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it will launch the insomnia treatment Lunesta(R) (eszopiclone) in Japan on April 18. Lunesta, originally discovered and developed by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("Sunovion"; formerly Sepracor Inc.; currently a U.S. subsidiary of Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd ACN Newswire

Pricing Products for Success in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Pharmaceutical companies are not maximizing their pricing power and opportunities, says Mick Kolassa, Chairman & Managing Partner, Medical Marketing Economics LLC ACN Newswire

BioSyent Inc. (TSXV:RX) is the Subject of StockPotentials Report by eResearch Corp - Video Summary of Report Posted on www.investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, April 16, 2012 - Toronto based eResearch has issued a StockPotentials report on BioSyent Inc. (TSXV:RX). StockPotentials reports cover smaller companies that have little or no following on the Street, that eResearch believes would be primarily of interest to retail investors.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" based on this report ACN Newswire

Redline Communications Group (TSX:RDL) is the Subject of StockPotentials Report by eResearch Corp - Video Summary of Report Posted on www.investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, April 16, 2012 - Toronto based eResearch has issued a StockPotentials report on Redline Communications Group (TSX:RDL). StockPotentials reports cover smaller companies that have little or no following on the Street, that eResearch believes would be primarily of interest to retail investors.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" based on this report ACN Newswire

Advent to Host Q1 2012 Earnings Call on Monday, April 30, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO - April 16, 2012 - Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services to the global investment management industry, announced today that it will release its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 on Monday, April 30, 2012 after the market closes ACN Newswire

Malbex Resources CEO Tim Warman Discusses Gold Exploration in Argentina on Midas Letter Money
Malbex Resources Inc. (TSX.V:MBG) CEO Tim Warman talks about the opportunities for a major discovery embodied in the company's project portfolio in the El Indio Gold Belt near the border with Chile.Outstanding drill results, such as 109 metres grading 2.05 grams per tonne gold and 7 ACN Newswire

TIBCO Prices $525 Million Offering of 2.25% Convertible Senior Notes
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced the pricing of an offering of $525 million aggregate principal amount of its 2.25% convertible senior notes due 2032 (the "Notes"). The Notes are being offered to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") MarketWire

Joyheel Bag of IBNIA, a Backpack for High Heeled Shoes, Unveiled
"Shall I wear flat shoes or high heeled shoes when I go to office?" MarketWire

BryteWerks Model One Debuting at DEMO Spring 2012 April 18-19
Boutique consumer electronics manufacturer BryteWerks will be debuting their stunning flagship product, The Model One, at this Spring's DEMO Conference, April 18-19 at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, California. MarketWire

Oro Gold Cosmetics Named the Leading Skin Care Product Brand Amongst Celebrities
From Los Angeles to Paris, 400 celebrities throughout the world were recently asked: If they had to pick only one line of skin care products which one would it be? The majority of celebrities answered that they could not possibly live without the gold infused anti-aging products offered by luxury provider Oro Gold Cosmetics MarketWire

William G. Dorey Joins 1st Capital Bank's Board of Directors
1st Capital Bank (OTCBB: FISB): 1st Capital Bank today announced the appointment of William G. Dorey to the Bank's Board of Directors. Mr. Dorey is the former Chief Executive Officer of Granite Construction, Inc. and continues to serve as Granite's Director of the Board. MarketWire

The Buzz of South Bay Luxury Is Getting Louder -- Don't Miss the April 21st Grand Opening of The Row at ThreeSixty
A buzz worthy event to change the lives of South Bay homebuyers is almost here! The Row by William Lyon Homes is celebrating its Grand Opening this Saturday, April 21st from 12 to 4 p.m. and this is one LA scene where trendsetters will want to be seen MarketWire

Strong Financial Results Allows Blackfoot to Distribute $1.3 Million Back to Member-Owners for 2012
Blackfoot is pleased to announce that the Cooperative's continued strong performance results recently allowed the company to mail more than 18,500 checks to member-owners in 22 Western Montana communities. The checks represent a $1.3 million capital credit distribution authorized by the Board of Trustees and help bring money back into local homes and community businesses MarketWire

Wabash National Receives ISO 9001:2008 Registration for Quality Management
Wabash National (NYSE: WNC), America's leading semi-trailer manufacturer, recently received ISO 9001:2008 registration for its Lafayette, Ind. operations. The ISO 9001:2008 standard, published by the International Organization for Standardization, is an international reference for quality management requirements and continuous improvement of business-to-business interactions. MarketWire

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited Announces Public Offering of Common Shares
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (the "Company") (NYSE: TNP), a leading provider of international seaborne crude oil and petroleum product transportation services, announced today that it plans to offer 10,000,000 of its common shares in a public offering MarketWire

Panera Bread Announces COO Transition
Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) announced today that John Maguire has resigned as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective May 31, 2012 to become the Chief Executive Officer of Friendly's Ice Cream LLC MarketWire

Vectren Schedules 2012 First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) will announce its 2012 first quarter results after the market closes on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Vectren management will discuss those results during a conference call at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, May 3, 2012 MarketWire

Aqua Hotels Announces "Pin Hawaii" Contest
Aqua Hotels & Resorts, www.aquaresorts.com, the premier Hawaii boutique hotel chain, has announced its first ever Pinterest contest: "Pin Hawaii: Hawaii Bucket List Contest" (pinhawaii.com). The winner will receive a 5-night stay for two, plus airfare, at one of Aqua's boutique Waikiki properties. MarketWire

MGIS Appoints Randall Tate as New Vice President of Sales
The MGIS Companies, Inc. (MGIS), a leading national provider of insurance products and services specifically for physicians, today announced the appointment of Randall Tate as vice president of sales, with responsibility for sales activities nationwide for all MGIS group disability and medical-professional liability products MarketWire

BASF Gives Seattle Mariners Green Boost to Launch 'Sustainable Saturdays' at Safeco Field
On April 21 -- Earth Day Weekend -- one of the greenest clubs in major league baseball teams up with BASF, The Chemical Company, to inspire its fans to follow its lead and start striking out landfills at home. Well on their way to batting 1 MarketWire

imageSource Magazine Announces Unveiling of Newly Branded and Updated Website: www.imagesourcemag.com
As a leading magazine and website for over a dozen years, imageSource is the definitive resource for the office channel, serving the industry by reaching tens of thousands of dealers, resellers, service/sales managers, IT professionals and vendors who provide office technology products, solutions and strategies. MarketWire

Anadarko Schedules First-Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call for May 1
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) MarketWire

McDonald's Celebrates 100 Days Until London 2012 Olympic Games With Focus on Balanced Eating and Fun Play for Kids Around the World
McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) is marking 100-days-out from the Games with the official kick off of its McDonald's Champions of Play program. Developed for kids ages 6 - 14, the new program underscores the company's ongoing commitment to children's well-being by encouraging a balanced approach to nutrition and activity. MarketWire

Fulton Financial Reports First Quarter Earnings of $0.19 per Share
Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT) MarketWire

Bridal Extravaganza Show Announces Publication of New Who's Who Directory
Who's Who in Local Area Weddings is a planning tool for Houston brides. Complete with listings, information and videos, brides can research photographers, venues, make up artists, gowns and more. www.bridalwhoswho.com is designed to be searchable via computer or smart phones. Blogs, wedding industry news stories, even a free app accompany the vast resource directory. MarketWire

1st-Air.Net Reports Massive Business Class Fare Volatility to Asia and Europe
1st-Air.Net reports that the volatility which was customary in equity markets during 2011 appears to have moved to the international premium class travel market in 2012. Business class fares from the U.S. to Asia, Europe and Australia have experienced three wild and unprecedented price swings in 2012. In extreme case, fares were slashed by 90% overnight. MarketWire

Five Powerhouse Organizations Partner to Provide Second Annual Small Business Works Seminar
The second annual Small Business Works seminars -- aimed at empowering and educating small business owners -- will kick off at 9 a.m. on May 21, 2012 at the Kingsley Association in East Pittsburgh MarketWire

UIT Announces SV5000G2 and SV3000G2 Storage Systems at NAB 2012
UIT (United Information Technology Ltd.) announced today the SV5000G2 and SV3000G2, industry-leading enterprise level storage systems designed to unleash the power of the Intel Jasper Forest™ and Intel Bromolow™ platforms MarketWire

Water Technologies International Is Taking Distributor Deposits to Lay Out Manufacturing Plan for 2012 and 2013
Water Technologies International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTII) previously announced that it has received an initial purchase order for 1,000 home and office units. In addition, GR8 Water, Inc. is expecting a significant order for its 100 Ton AWG units very shortly. MarketWire

inTEST Corporation Recognized for Excellence by Texas Instruments
inTEST Corporation (NASDAQ: INTT), an independent designer, manufacturer and marketer of temperature management products and semiconductor automatic test equipment (ATE) interface solutions, today announced that the Company was selected by Texas Instruments (TI) as a 2011 Supplier Excellence Award recipient in recognition of its role in supporting the manufacture of TI's innovative products MarketWire

Williams Controls to Host Second Quarter 2012 Results Conference Call Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Williams Controls, Inc. (NYSE Amex: WMCO) today announced that it will host its second quarter 2012 results conference call on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at 1:15 p.m. PDT (4:15 p.m. EDT). Williams plans to issue a press release detailing its results the morning of Tuesday, May 1, 2012. MarketWire

Adexa Releases Its Much-Anticipated Inventory Optimization Solution
Adexa, Inc., the global provider of Supply Chain Planning solutions, announced today the full release of its latest Inventory Optimizer, version 6.0. This product was built based on Adexa customers' actual requirements and feedback for development of a highly advanced Multi Echelon Inventory Optimizer (MEIO) MarketWire

Registration Opens for 2012 Online News Association Conference in San Francisco, Sept. 20-22
The Online News Association, the world's largest membership organization of digital journalists, today opened registration for the 2012 Online News Association Conference & Awards Banquet (ONA12), Sept. 20-22, at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. MarketWire

UIT Showcases Pre-Release of Media Cluster(TM) Storage Solution at NAB 2012
UIT (United Information Technology Ltd.) (www.uitstor.com) today announced the pre-release of Media Cluster, an industry leading clustered scale-out video and media storage solution for the media and entertainment markets. MarketWire

Atlanta Airport Announces Schedule for International Terminal Concessions
Airport officials announced today a concessions rollout schedule for the Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal and its 12-gate concourse, set to open May 16. MarketWire

National Family Mortgage Originates $30 Million in Peer-to-Peer Mortgage Loans
National Family Mortgage, America's premier peer-to-peer lending solution for home loans between relatives, today announced that it has passed $30 million in total mortgage loan origination. This significant industry milestone continues a streak of six consecutive quarters of record acceleration, a category best 225 percent year-over-year increase in peer-to-peer mortgage loan volume. MarketWire

CaroTrans Expands Brazil Services With Miami to Itajai Export Service
CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announced expansion of their global network with a new LCL (less-than-container load) export service from Miami to Itajai, Brazil. The service is available now. Cargo moves direct from any one of CaroTrans' 24 local CFS receiving stations throughout the U.S MarketWire

Chartwells School Dining Services Congratulates Newest HealthierUS School Challenge Winners in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City (NC)
Chartwells School Dining Services, a major provider of dining services for over 550 public school districts and private schools nationwide, is proud to announce that all ten of the elementary schools in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS) as the latest winners of the HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC). On April 11th, Glenwood School hosted the U.S MarketWire

Loyola University to Host AAJA's J Camp in New Orleans
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) today announced Loyola University's sponsorship of J Camp, a multicultural high school journalism workshop. Forty-two high school students from across the country will be selected to participate in the five-day program hosted by the university located in New Orleans, Louisiana from June 19-24, 2012. MarketWire

Capital Group Holdings Announces Marketing Agreement Between OneHealthPass(TM) and Alliance Urgent Care, LLC
Capital Group Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CGHC) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, One Health Pass, Inc. entered into a joint marketing agreement with Arizona Based Alliance Urgent Care, LLC whereby both Companies would work together to increase each other's customer base. MarketWire

Local Bands Reason to Rebel, Mean Dinosaur and Cordova to Perform at George Gore Memorial Benefit Concert and Art Show
Local bands Reason to Rebel, Mean Dinosaur and Cordova are set to perform along with local artists Paul Knebels, Aurora Malady, Arne Hanson, Eric Yandell, Chris Blaikie and Liane Engstrom to raise money for the George Gore KissTrust to help pay for the college education of George's two surviving daughters. MarketWire

AgraQuest Gains EPA Registrations for First Seed Treatments
AgraQuest, Inc. announced today that the EPA has recently approved seed treatment uses of the microbial active ingredients in SERENADE® and SONATA® fungicides, both already widely used by growers as effective foliar or soil fungicides. MarketWire

Draft Pick Crosses Finish Line for F1 Launch
Draft Pick American Grill, a modern American restaurant and bar, will host the Formula Expo™ 2012 Launch Event April 18th from 9:15-10:30 a.m. MarketWire

Harte-Hanks to Speak at Marketing Leadership Forum 2012; Focusing on Fostering Loyalty Across Multiple Channels
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS), a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company, today announced its participation at Forrester Research, Inc MarketWire

USO Puget Sound Area Announces $30,000 Donation From Boeing
USO Puget Sound Area (USOPSA) today announced a $30,000 annual donation from The Boeing Company that will help USOPSA lift the spirits of military personnel and their families throughout the Pacific Northwest. Boeing is a longtime supporter of USO and our nation's military service members. MarketWire

WTI Implements IPv6 Compatibility for All WTI Products
WTI, a respected leader in the field of out of band management, console server products and remote power management solutions, has announced that all IP enabled WTI products now provide dual support for both IPv4 and IPv6 (the planned successor to IPv4). MarketWire

Pegasystems Positioned as a Leader in Leading Analyst Firm's 2012 Magic Quadrant for CRM Customer Service Contact Centers
Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA) today announced that it has been positioned as a leader in the "Magic Quadrant for CRM Customer Service Contact Centers," issued by Gartner, a leading independent technology research firm. Pega was identified among the leaders in an evaluation of 10 vendors included in the report. MarketWire

ARI Earth Day Celebration Reinforces Employees' Roles in Firm's Sustainability Plan
In honor of Earth Day, ARI®, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, will hold an Earth Day celebration for employees on April 19 to bolster its recently launched internal sustainability initiative to reduce waste and energy consumption. MarketWire

Derma Sciences, Inc. to Present at Taglich Brothers 9th Annual Small Cap Equity Conference
Taglich Brothers, Inc. is pleased to announce that Edward J. Quilty, President & CEO of Derma Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCI) will be presenting at our 9th Annual Small Cap Equity Conference May 1, 2012. The Conference will take place at the New York Athletic Club, New York City. To request additional information or to register, contact Taglich Brothers at 212-779-2971 or visit www.taglich.com MarketWire

Canadian Employees Restless and Considering Job Change, According to Annual Survey by Kelly Services(R)
Many employees across Canada have become disengaged from their work, with less than half feeling valued by their employers, and more than one-quarter saying they frequently think about quitting, according to the latest survey results from global workforce solutions leader, Kelly Services®. MarketWire

Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd.
. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.Basel, Switzerland, April 17, 2012 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN)shareholders approve all Board of Directors' proposals at this year'sOrdinaryGeneral Meeting MarketWire

Readen Holding Corp. Expands Points of Sales of Yoho Mobile
READEN HOLDING CORP. (PINKSHEETS: RHCO) announced that Yoho Telecom Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Readen Holding Corp., will extend their activities from operating a credit voucher distribution system via Terminals placed in retail stores through the installation of a Multi-Function "Cash Pay Terminal Station", starting in The Netherlands. MarketWire

Novo Nordisk A/S : US Supreme Court Ruling Allows Caraco Pharmaceutical to Challenge Novo Nordisk's Patent Submissions for Prandin(R) (repaglinide)
Company Announcement No 25 / 2012:http://hugin.info/2013/R/1603395/506911.pdf This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf ofThomson Reuters clients MarketWire

NAWBO Joins With Leaders in Small Business and Financial Services to Call for Congress and the Administration to Strengthen Small Business Lending and Spur Job Creation
The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is joining today with other trade groups representing the financial services and small business communities to call for the strengthening of small business lending MarketWire

Voyages of Discovery Offers Mega-Sale on Exotic South America Cruises Aboard New Ship Voyager
Voyages of Discovery is gearing up for new ship Voyager's inaugural season to South America this Winter with the introduction of incredible offers that include up to 9 category upgrades on 13-to-20 day itineraries with fares that start from only $100 per day. A collection of 43-to-126 day GRAND VOYAGES include FREE AIR from select air gateway cities PLUS up to $1,250 onboard credit per stateroom MarketWire

Christie's Green Auction's Highest Bid Raises $150,000 for a Sail Aboard Hemisphere -- the World's Largest Luxury Sailing Catamaran
Wednesday's star-studded Green Auction at Christie's attracted a powerhouse crowd from Hollywood's elite such as Glenn Close to the mega-rich and society's crème de la crème, all gathering for a glittering night of entertainment, fashion and an over-the-top live "fantasy auction" to raise money for critical environmental causes MarketWire

Judicial Watch Sues Department of Homeland Security for Records Regarding President's Illegal Alien Uncle Onyango Obama
Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit, Judicial Watch v. Department of Homeland Security (No. 1:12-cv-00346), against the U.S MarketWire

RedSeal Networks Creates Powerhouse Management Team With the Addition of Key Executives From McAfee and ArcSight/HP
RedSeal Networks today announced the addition of several key executives to its management team including Allan Thompson, Vincent McCord, Lisa Kost, and Rick Wescott. Thompson, formerly of Dataguise and McAfee, will serve as RedSeal Networks' executive vice president of business development and services MarketWire

iWanado(R) App Helps Find Buddies for Hobbies and Activities on the Go
Founder Andrea Lorini today announced iWanado, an app for iPhone that helps users find buddies to practice and share hobbies and activities in 60 seconds or less. MarketWire

Village Enterprise Giving LRA Victims New Future
As accounts of the Lord's Resistance Army's atrocities -- and those of its leader Joseph Kony -- fill the news, thousands of Northern Ugandans are rebuilding their lives with the help of Village Enterprise, a leading California-based microenterprise development nonprofit with offices in Uganda and Kenya MarketWire

Artist Helps Turn Celebrity Trash Into Treasure for Good
The Glad Products Company is turning "trashed items" into works of art. In this case, celebrity trash MarketWire

WesternU Dean to Publish Alzheimer's Research
Michel Baudry, PhD, dean of the Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences at Western University of Health Sciences, will publish his research on the critical role of oxidative stress in Alzheimer's disease and a potential treatment. MarketWire

SBG Labs and Rockwell Collins to Develop "Switchable Waveguide" Displays
SBG Labs, Inc. ("SBG"), world leader in electro-holographic materials and devices, announced it has signed a ten year agreement with Rockwell Collins to bring to market next-generation avionics and military displays based on its breakthrough DigiLens®, Switchable Waveguide Technology. MarketWire

Moqizone Holding Corp. Hires Steve Firestone as President and COO
Moqizone Holding Corporation (PINKSHEETS: MOQZ) is pleased to announce and welcome Steve Firestone as President and Chief Operating Officer of its US based holding company. Moqizone is refining its business strategy to include the acquisition of spectrum and its utilization in the advancement of wireless services in the global media, data, security, public safety and energy sectors. Mr MarketWire

Cranbrook Art Museum Renovation & Collections Addition Reopens
The Cranbrook Art Museum recently reopened in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. following a $22 million renovation and addition, designed by SmithGroupJJR. The 2 1/2 -year project entailed construction of the museum's new Collections Wing and restoration of Eliel Saarinen's iconic 1942 structure. MarketWire

Axios Mobile Assets Completes Pilot Program With J.D. Smith and Sons
Axios Mobile Assets Corporation (CNSX: AXA) recently completed a six-month pilot program with J.D. Smith and Sons, one of the leading third party logistics firms in Canada. Axios provided 50 of its 47-pound, 2800 edge rackable, continuous-use composite pallets enabled with Axios proprietary tracking software for a trial with one of J.D. Smith's key clients, a major manufacturer of packaged food. MarketWire

Western Summer Camp Experience at Elk Creek Ranch Helps Teens Become Self-Confident, Independent
In a sea of endless summer camp options, Elk Creek Ranch rises to the top by appealing to a variety of interests and abilities, aiming to create a memorable and challenging summer for each teen in a supportive setting MarketWire

Gnip Announces Exclusive Partnership With Tumblr
Gnip, the largest provider of public social data to the enterprise, today announced an exclusive partnership with Tumblr, one of the largest publishing platforms on the web. Growing at the astonishing rate of 300% in 2011, Tumblr now has more than 50 million new posts every day. Gnip is the first and only company to syndicate the full Tumblr firehose MarketWire

Victoria, British Columbia Selects Envista Cloud-Based Right-of-Way Coordination Platform to Streamline Management of Utility Projects and Events
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OECD Approves Barbados' Legislative and Regulatory Framework for Tax Transparency and Information Exchange
Barbados' legislative and regulatory framework for the exchange of tax information has been endorsed by the OECD's Global Forum Peer Review process and the country continues to be recognized as meeting the international standard for tax transparency and information exchange MarketWire

Caribbean Casino Corp. Buys Bionic Tonic Distribution Rights
Caribbean Casino Gaming Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CGAQ) ("the Company") is pleased to announce that it has acquired exclusive rights to distribute Bionic Products' Energy Drinks throughout the Caribbean, South and Central America. "We jumped at this opportunity," said CEO Steven Swank, "in part because we spend a fortune on energy drinks at our casino and disco MarketWire

Chembio Diagnostic Systems, Inc. to Present at Taglich Brothers 9th Annual Small Cap Equity Conference
Taglich Brothers, Inc. is pleased to announce that Lawrence A. Siebert, President & CEO of Chembio Diagnostic Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: CEMI) (PINKSHEETS: CEMI) will be presenting at our 9th Annual Small Cap Equity Conference May 1, 2012. The Conference will take place at the New York Athletic Club, New York City MarketWire

RSI Professional Cabinet Solutions Unveils New International Series
RSI Professional Cabinet Solutions (PCS) announced today the release of its new International Series of frameless cabinets featuring wood grain thermofoil finishes. The product line features contemporary clean lines fused with the distinctive wood grains of warm premium wood species and tones in ten colors MarketWire

Leading Fleets Take Delivery of World's First Commercially Available Hybrid Hydraulic Parcel Delivery Trucks -- "Hybrids Without Batteries"
Members of the Hybrid, Electric and Advanced Truck Users Forum (HTUF) Parcel Delivery Working Group have announced the receipt of their hydraulic hybrid package delivery evaluation vehicles from Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), Morgan Olson and Parker Hannifin MarketWire

U.S. Employees Restless and Considering Job Change, According to Annual Survey by Kelly Services(R)
Employees across the United States have become disengaged from their work, with less than half feeling valued by their employers, and more than one-quarter saying they frequently think about quitting, according to the latest survey results from global workforce solutions leader, Kelly Services®. MarketWire

Charles Industries Announces Hiring of Kevin H. Craddock as Director of Sales Serving AT&T
Charles Industries, Ltd. today announced that Kevin H. Craddock has joined the company as director of sales serving AT&T. With over 16 years of relevant copper, fiber and wireless technology experience in the telecommunications industry, Craddock will lead the Sales Team to support and grow Charles' longstanding supplier association with AT&T. MarketWire

VSHRA Announces Its Spring Events for Human Resource Professionals
Valley of the Sun Human Resource Association (VSHRA) (http://www.vshra.org), a premier provider of HRCI accredited events, will host the VSHRA April All Area Lunch Meeting on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 11:15 a.m., and the Law and Legislative Action Committee Spring Workshop on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 8:00 a.m MarketWire

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Catie Young Announced as New Partner at Griffith Law
Griffith Law recently announced the addition of a new partner to the firm, Attorney Catie Young. MarketWire

IDO Security Presenting at Passenger Terminal Expo 2012 in Vienna, Austria
IDO Security Inc. (OTCBB: IDOI) developer of the innovative MagShoe™ shoe scanning device (SSD), today announced that it will be demonstrating the MagShoe this week at the Passenger Terminal Expo in Vienna, Austria, April 18-20, 2012 MarketWire

Bechtel Awarded EPC Contract for New Solar Power Project
Bechtel has been awarded a contract by enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, for the engineering, procurement, and construction of the Catalina Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Generating Project in Kern County in Southern California. Bechtel will also build the 7.2 mile transmission line to connect the facility to a nearby substation. MarketWire

Dr. Robert Hecht-Nielsen Joins KUITY Corp. Scientific and Technology Advisory Board
KUITY Corp., a leading provider of operational risk and valuation advanced analytics, announced today that Dr. Robert Hecht-Nielsen, Ph.D. has joined KUITY's Scientific and Technology Advisory Board and will serve as Research and Development Advisor MarketWire

IAG Closes Equity Financing
InterAmerican Gaming Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IAGM) ("IAG" or "the Company"), a company developing "SoFit" - a new social gaming platform that empowers individuals to improve their health and fitness, is pleased to announce it has closed an equity financing of four hundred thousand dollars ($400,000) at a price of $0.02 per share MarketWire

Sterilmed Sponsors US and European CleanMed Conferences for Health Care Sustainability
Sterilmed, Inc., a leader in the reprocessing and remanufacturing of single-use medical devices in the United States, has announced that it will sponsor CleanMed, the nation's most important conference on health care sustainability, to be held in Denver, Co, April 30-May 2, 2012, as well as CleanMed Europe 2012, which will be held in Malmo, Sweden on Sept. 26-28, 2012. MarketWire

Swedish Medical Center Selects Limeade to Improve the Health and Well-Being of Their Employees
Henry Albrecht, Limeade CEO, today announced that Swedish has selected Limeade to help engage their employees in health and well-being initiatives. Swedish joins a growing list of leading healthcare providers using Limeade, including Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Independent Health, Group Health Cooperative and Puget Sound Blood Centers MarketWire

Caffeine Use May Offer Relief for Millions of Dry Eye Sufferers
Researchers at the University of Tokyo's School of Medicine have shown for the first time that caffeine intake can significantly increase the eye's ability to produce tears, a finding that could improve treatment of dry eye syndrome. This common eye condition affects about four million people age 50 and older(1) in the United States MarketWire

Luminus and T-Opto Install Newly Released LED Module in US Toyota Manufacturing Facilities
Light + Building -- Luminus Devices, Inc., the leader in Big Chip LEDs™, announced today that it has partnered with T-Opto, a division of Toyota Tsusho of America, to produce NovoLux™, an LED module that replaces traditional 250W HID lamps MarketWire

Luminus Announces LD10 LED Light Engine for High Intensity Spot Lighting
Light + Building -- Luminus Devices, Inc. announced today the availability of its new LD10 LED Light Engine. Designed for a variety of indoor and outdoor lighting applications, the LD10 is available at 800 and 900 "hot" lumen output levels, color temperatures of 3000K and 4000K and CRI greater than 80 MarketWire

Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. Announces Delay in Finalizing Fourth Quarter and 2011 Year End Results
Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. (NYSE Amex: HRT) (the "Company") reported today that it was unable to file its annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 within the automatic extension of its due date to April 16, 2012 afforded by its filing of a Form 12b-25 Notification of Late Filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. MarketWire

Calysto Communications to Offer Free Marketing Consultations to Mobile and Telecom Players at International CTIA WIRELESS(R) 2012
Calysto Communications, a global social and traditional public relations (PR) firm specializing in communications technologies, today announced it will help 15 lucky companies figure out how they can leverage marketing, PR, and social media strategies to take their businesses to the next level during a free "Advise-A-Palooza" event at International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 in New Orleans. MarketWire

Hogan to Lead Six Sessions at SIOP's 27th Annual Conference
Hogan Assessments, a global leader in personality research and leadership development, today announced details of the sessions the company will deliver during the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology's 27th annual conference, SIOP 2012. The three-day conference will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego from Thursday, April 26 to Saturday, April 28, 2012. MarketWire

Blast Applications (BLAP) Increases in Growth, Clients and Revenues
Blast Applications, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLAP) -- The new Golflix App (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/golflixpractice/id510394924?ls=1&mt=8) is available just in time for the Golf Season, so download the App now and watch your favourite golfers show you their swings as well as explain their approach to the game. Six of the Top World Tour golfers (Fred Couples, Paula Creamer.. MarketWire

Bridgeline Digital to Present at Taglich Brothers 9th Annual Small Cap Equity Conference
Taglich Brothers, Inc. is pleased to announce that Thomas L. Massie, President & CEO and Michael D. Prinn, Chief Accounting Officer of Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLIN) will be presenting at our 9th Annual Small Cap Equity Conference May 1, 2012. The Conference will take place at the New York Athletic Club, New York City MarketWire

NEXThink Joins the Microsoft System Center Alliance Program
Today at the Microsoft Management Summit (MMS), NEXThink, whose real-time user-centric analytics make it possible for the Global 5000 and cloud service providers to rethink and transform their IT infrastructure, announced that it is now a member of the Microsoft System Center Alliance Program: tool.microsoftsca.com/Partner/?id=204. MarketWire

NEXThink Introduces Next Generation Real-Time Desktop Monitoring Integrated Into Microsoft System Center 2012 at the Microsoft Management Summit (MMS)
Today in booth #142 at MMS, NEXThink, whose real-time user-centric analytics make it possible for the Global 5000 and cloud service providers to rethink and transform their IT infrastructure, showcased its first products in a series of plugins that extends the management capabilities of Microsoft System Center 2012, making it more powerful to use. MarketWire

Worthington Energy Appoints New Chief Executive Officer
Worthington Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: WGAS) ("Worthington"), an energy turnaround company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and drilling of oil and natural gas properties, is pleased to announce that Worthington's President, Mr MarketWire

Steelwedge Appoints Mark Tisdel as CFO
Steelwedge, the leader in cloud-based sales and operations planning (S&OP) solutions, announced that Mark Tisdel has joined Steelwedge as the company's Chief Financial Officer. MarketWire

Sidera Networks Delivers Unique and Diverse Path Between New York and Ashburn, VA With Enhancement of Sidera's Transcom Route
Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announces that it has enhanced its Transcom Route, which runs from New York to Washington, DC, to include a diverse path to its Ashburn, VA data center fiber ring via Frederick, MD, bypassing downtown Washington, DC MarketWire

WorldCare Clinical Appoints New Executive Director of Quality & Regulatory Affairs
WorldCare Clinical, LLC (WCC), a leading imaging CRO focused on maximizing the precision and accuracy of independent assessments in clinical trials, today announced that Kenneth O'Brien has joined the organization as executive director of quality and regulatory affairs MarketWire

Spokane's Joshua Hawker Wins TransUnion's Fuel Your Finances Facebook Photo Contest
Today, TransUnion announced that Joshua Hawker from Spokane, Washington has won its Fuel Your Finances Facebook Photo Contest and a $5,000 gas gift card to help him down the road to better managing his finances. MarketWire

More Than Half of Global Workforce Considering Job Change According to Annual Survey by Kelly Services(R)
Employees across the globe have experienced unprecedented economic turmoil, and, as a result, are restless regarding future career goals. Many are unhappy in their jobs and are actively searching for new opportunities. Others are content with their current employment position but are seeking greater engagement and meaning from their positions. MarketWire

Live Release Outcomes of Cats and Dogs from Animal Welfare Organisations Demonstrate Year-On-Year Increases in First Quarter of 2012
Pethealth Inc. (TSX: PTZ) ("Pethealth" or the "Company") - Live release outcomes of cats and dogs in March increased 5% and 11% respectively year on year continuing a positive trend for the quarter. By comparison, same-shelter live release outcomes of cats and dogs in 2011 increased 3% and 2% respectively over 2010 according to the Year-End PetPoint Report published in January MarketWire

Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. Appoints New Board Member
Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. (OTCBB: LLTP) (the "Company" or "Lightlake"), an early stage biopharmaceutical company developing modern addiction treatments based on its expertise using opioid antagonists, announced today that it has appointed Kevin A. Pollack to the Company's Board of Directors. MarketWire

TurkPower Announces Sibcoal Subsidiary Receives Petrography From SGS
TurkPower Corporation (OTCBB: TRKP) (the "Company"), who previously announced that it is changing its name to SibMet Coal Corporation, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Sibcoal Commodities Trading Corp., has received the final petrography reports from SGS MarketWire

Longhorn Solar Offers a $3,000 Solar Rebate to Dr. Pepper Snapple Plano Employees Who Sit Through a Free 10-Minute Rooftop Review at the April 17th Dr. Pepper's Earth Day Celebration
In order to celebrate Earth Day in Plano, Longhorn Solar (www.longhornsolar.com) will be offering a special solar rebate for all Dr. Pepper Snapple employees that live in Texas' deregulated electric service territory. MarketWire

Zhida Group Advances With Epicor ERP Solution
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Zhida Group, a leading home furniture and accessory manufacturer, has enhanced operational efficiency across multi-sector manufacturing subsidiaries with the Epicor® next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. MarketWire

Resource America Announces Closing of CVC-Credit Partners Transaction
Resource America, Inc. (NASDAQ: REXI) ("Resource America" or the "Company") announced today that it has closed the previously announced transaction with CVC Capital Partners SICAV-FIS, S.A. ("CVC") that has created CVC Credit Partners, L.P. ("CCP"). In connection with the transaction, the Company received $25 MarketWire

Traders Capitalize On "Stock Alerts" as Red-Hot Winning Streak Rolls On
With endless blogs and stock picking services on the internet, it's not easy finding top-notch trading ideas. More than likely, a service with a long, proven history of success would be a key criteria. BullTrade.com fits the bill. Since 1998, BullTrade.com has helped investors navigate the ups and downs with an extremely impressive track record MarketWire

Children International Launches DRTV Campaign by Northern Lights Direct
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Randgold Resources Ld - Annual Information Update
RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITEDIncorporated in Jersey, Channel IslandsReg. No. 62686LSE Trading Symbol: RRSNasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLDRANDGOLD RESOURCES - Annual Information UpdateIn accordance with Prospectus Rule 5.2, Randgold Resources Limited submitsits Annual Information Update, following the publication of our AnnualReport in March 2012 MarketWire

PIMCO to Open Office in Brazil
PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, will open an office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in September 2012. The new office will be PIMCO's first location in Latin America and will be led by Alec Kersman, a Senior Vice President and head of PIMCO's Latin America and Caribbean business. MarketWire

Survey Indicates Small Business Disaster Recovery Offers a Revenue Opportunity for Managed Service Providers
Modular Data Protection Services (DPS) Inc., a leader in cloud data protection for the channel servicing the SMB/SME market, today announced results of an informal survey of managed service providers (MSPs) focused on the small business market MarketWire

Worldwide Licensing Agreement Announced for Hemingway Hotels & Resorts
Hemingway, Ltd., a corporation owned by the estate and family of Ernest Hemingway, has announced that it has entered into a worldwide license agreement with Hemingway Hotels & Resorts to develop luxury hotels and resorts based upon the life of Ernest Hemingway MarketWire

Intelliverse Launches Reseller Program on ION Platform
Intelliverse, a cloud-based communications provider for enterprises, today announced the launch of its reseller program on its cloud-based ION (Intelliverse Open Network) service delivery platform. This enables service providers to offer their own private label communications suite to customers MarketWire

Blackhawk Network Announces New Relationships With Hess Express
Blackhawk Network, a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses, today announced its award-winning Gift Card Mall™ and popular Prepaid Center will be available in Hess convenience store locations throughout the East Coast. MarketWire

Derek O'Neill Inspires Lives Around the World
For over 15 years, Derek O'Neill (www.derekoneill.com) has used his talents to better the lives of thousands worldwide. As a transformational therapist, he has advised a vast amount of people, helping them overcome their struggles to live a more balanced life MarketWire

Enterprise, National, Alamo Brands Offer Most Competitive Gas Prices and Refueling Fees
With the arrival of spring and a busy Memorial Day weekend just around the corner, many travelers may get a shock at some airport car-rental return counters if they return their vehicle with less than a full tank of gasoline. MarketWire

NovoDynamics Relieves Document Capture Bottleneck With Introduction of NovoImage+
NovoDynamics, a leading developer of optical character recognition (OCR) and pattern recognition technologies, today announced the release of NovoImage+, the industry's first device-agnostic, automated image optimization solution for digitized documents MarketWire

Sanrio(R), Inc. & Duck(R) Brand Partner on Hello Kitty Duct and Packaging Tape
Sanrio®, Inc., creator of the beloved icon Hello Kitty®, is partnering with ShurTech Brands, LLC to launch a new line of Hello Kitty® duct and packaging tape, currently available at retailers nationwide. MarketWire

Infortrend Brings Higher Performance and Scalability to DAS Environments
Infortrend® (TPE: 2495) today announced the addition of 6Gb/s SAS host solutions to the EonStor DS G7, the latest generation of its EonStor DS family of storage solutions MarketWire

TradeCard Founder Kurt Cavano Named 2012 Supply Chain Pro to Know
TradeCard, Inc., the supply chain collaboration and global trade platform used by more than 10,000 retailers, brands, manufacturers and service providers, announced today that Founder, Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer Kurt Cavano has been honored with the 2012 Pros to Know Award by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine MarketWire

The End of Customer Service Dead Ends
Virtual Hold Technology® (VHT®), a world leader in bridging the self-service gap between customers and people who can help, is introducing the Conversation Bridge™ today at Genesys G-Force Americas MarketWire

Nutrition Counseling Deemed Critical for Weight Loss and Back Pain Relief
Fenton chiropractor Dr. Margaret Freihaut, who owns and operates Fenton Family Chiropractic, reports there is a strong link between nutrition counseling for weight loss and reduced back pain. Freihaut designs nutritionally-based weight loss plans for many overweight patients MarketWire

Lakewood Veterinarian Uses Social Media to Connect With Pet Owners About Pet Wellness Care
Wadsworth Animal Hospital in Lakewood has started using Facebook to connect with their patients' families. Lakewood veterinarian Dr. Eric Eisen says that they use their new Facebook page to provide useful information about pet wellness care, puppy and kitten care, progressive pain management and other important veterinary topics that pet owners can use to keep their pets healthy and safe. Dr MarketWire

Acupuncture-Certified Chiropractor Gives Ellisville Patients an Advanced Treatment Option
Ellisville chiropractor Dr. Leonard Suiter is certified to provide acupuncture treatments for patients suffering from chronic pain and other conditions. Dr. Suiter, who runs the Ellisville-Suiter Chiropractic Center, earned certification after extensive training to become an acupuncturist MarketWire

Cadence Corporate Vice President of Finance James Haddad to Present at the Jefferies Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) MarketWire

Global Ecology Announces Initial Sales of New Organic Soil Amendment Product
Global Ecology Corporation (OTCQB: GLEC) (PINKSHEETS: GLEC), through its wholly owned subsidiary GEC Organics, has sold the first run of its new OSA1000™ organic soil amendment. The initial deliveries to customers were made during the week of April 11th. The sales were the result of GEC's marketing efforts and exhibits at several agricultural conferences MarketWire

BioNitrogen Corp. (BION) Announces Operations Update for Lubbock Texas Plant
BioNitrogen Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BION) ("BioNitrogen" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the following update report on operations at the proposed Lubbock urea fertilizer plant in Texas, U.S.A. MarketWire

Valcent Closes Financing for North America's First VertiCrop(TM) Installation
Valcent Products Inc. (OTCQB: VCTZF) ("Valcent") today announced it has closed financing with Vancity Community Capital for the first North American installation of VertiCrop™,a high-density vertical growing system MarketWire

Retroficiency Quadruples Growth, Evaluates More Than 100 Million Square Feet of Building Space
Retroficiency, provider of the on-demand Building Efficiency Intelligence (BEI) platform, today announced it surpassed the 100 million square feet mark in total building space evaluated. In October, Retroficiency announced its 25 million square feet evaluated milestone, which took approximately six months to reach MarketWire

Essential Sensing Technologies & Methods to Be Featured at Sensors Expo & Conference
Important sensing topics and technologies including measurement, detection, pressure, position and temperature will be a focus both in the educational program and on the Expo Floor at the upcoming Sensors Expo & Conference MarketWire

CommerceTel Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Results
CommerceTel Corporation (OTCBB: MFON), an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions, announced today record revenue, gross profit and reduced operating losses for the three and twelve month periods ending December 31, 2011. MarketWire

SEI White Paper: CITs Present Huge Opportunity for Investment Managers in Projected $7 Trillion DC Market
Collective Investment Trusts (CITs) present tremendous opportunities for investment managers looking to gain market share in the multi-billion dollar defined contribution (DC) market. Yet, according to a white paper released today by SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC), a comprehensive understanding of CITs' distinct operational, product, and distribution needs is essential to achieving asset growth MarketWire

Heartland Payment Systems(R) Signs Three-Year Contract Extension With CITGO Petroleum Corporation for Card Processing
Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation's largest payments processors, today announced that it has signed a three-year contract extension with CITGO Petroleum Corporation to continue authorizing debit and credit card transactions at approximately 6,000 CITGO-branded locations nationwide. MarketWire

Petaquilla Gold, S.A. Receives ICMI Certification
Further to its news release of November 14, 2011, Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX: PTQ)(OTCBB: PTQMF)(FRANKFURT: P7Z) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Petaquilla Gold, S.A., has been certified in full compliance with the International Cyanide Management Code (the "Cyanide Code") by the International Cyanide Management Institute ("ICMI") MarketWire

Axion International Holdings, Inc. to Present at Taglich Brothers 9th Annual Small Cap Equity Conference
Taglich Brothers, Inc. is pleased to announce that Steven Silverman, President & CEO of Axion International Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: AXIH), will be presenting at our 9th Annual Small Cap Equity Conference May 1, 2012. The Conference will take place at the New York Athletic Club, New York City MarketWire

The Excellent Wall Street Movement (Wall-Street.com)
The San Diego Investment Conference, LLC and its signature conference series, West Coast Wall Street, have formed a joint venture agreement with Wall-Street.com. The Excellent Wall Street Movement begins on April 19th, 2012 in La Jolla at the Aventine. Accredited and institutional investors, small cap companies and business leadership will be present at the launch event. MarketWire

Anvato and EndPlay Partner to Provide Seamless Web & Video Content Management to Local Broadcasters
NAB Conference -- Anvato Inc. (www.anvato.com), developers of video content management systems for live and on-demand video publishing, distribution and monetization in broadcast quality, today announced a partnership with EndPlay Inc. (www.endplay MarketWire

Enterprise Financial Services Corp. (EFSC) Investor Lawsuit Over Alleged Misleading Statements Announced by Shareholders Foundation
The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a lawsuit was filed for certain investors in Enterprise Financial Services Corp. (EFSC) in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri against Enterprise Financial Services Corp. over alleged violations of Federal Securities Laws in connection with allegedly false and misleading statements. MarketWire

Penske Truck Rental Teams With Support Military Spouses for Military Spouse Appreciation Day
Penske Truck Rental is supporting Military Spouse Appreciation Day by once again teaming up with the Shoeboxes for Military Spouses program and providing rental trucks for locations in North Carolina to help pick up and transport donated items. For more information on where and what to donate, visit www.SupportMilitarySpouses.org. MarketWire

Vistaar Capitalizes on Its 2011 Momentum With Strong Start to 2012
Vistaar Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of price management solutions, last week closed a strong first quarter of 2012, building on its unprecedented revenue growth in 2011. The company attributes a record number of new customers, as well as the global expansion of several existing implementations throughout North America, Europe and Asia, to its recent growth MarketWire

Building Turbines, Inc. and Eco-Wind Solutions, Inc. Complete Sale of Two Turbines for Stone Technology Corporation to Power Communication Tower Warning Lights in Colorado
Building Turbines, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLDW), a leading designer and manufacturer of commercial rooftop wind turbine systems and other renewable energy technologies, announced today that it has completed the sale of two Windtronics/Honeywell wind generators in conjunction with Eco-Wind Solutions, Inc MarketWire

Talero Silver Organic Tequila Wins Double Gold at San Francisco World Spirits Competition
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Elastic Path Partners with Aria Systems, Enables Enterprises to Capitalize on Subscription Economy
Elastic Path Software Inc. and Aria Systems, Inc. are partnering to deliver the functionality of the Aria Subscription Billing Platform with the Elastic Path Digital Commerce Engine™ MarketWire

African Metals Corporation: African Metals Corporation's Luisha South Project Commences Pre-Production of Malachite Concentrate
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Chairman & CEO of TapImmune Says Licensed HER2/neu Antigen Technology Is a Game Changer
In what is seen as a game changing event for the company, TapImmune (OTCBB: TPIV) announced on Monday that it had signed an Exclusive Agreement with the Mayo Foundation for Education & Research, Rochester, MN, to License a proprietary MHC Class I HER2/neu antigen technology. MarketWire

Worldwide Food Services (WFSV) Changes Business Model
WORLDWIDE FOOD SERVICES, INC. (Worldwide Food Services) (PINKSHEETS: WFSV) announced today the Company will no longer inventory food supplies for the Emergency Food Kits program due to the expiration dates of many of the ingredients. Worldwide has joined forces with several national distributers who will inventory and ship the products on a 24-hour basis MarketWire

PENSRUS Pens Personalized Gifts for Mothers Day
PENSRUS, a world wide distributor of custom logo items including promotional pens, personalized gifts, imprinted and engraved pens, bargain and discount pens and more, is offering a great selection of custom gifts that are essential for anyone celebrating Mother's Day. At PENRUS, there is something that every mother would enjoy; whether it be a personalized mug, custom key ring, and more. MarketWire

Pentaho Announces New Data Quality Solution
Delivering the future of business analytics, Pentaho Corporation today announced the availability of new data quality capabilities for Pentaho Business Analytics that brings consistent, accurate, and trustworthy data to business applications MarketWire

Vista Partners Initiates Coverage on Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc.; Target Price $2.20
Vista Partners announced today that it has initiated coverage on Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OTCBB: OHRP) ("The Company" or "OHR") with a twelve month target price of $2.20. Ross Silver, Principal Analyst at Vista Partners, stated, "Anti-VEGF therapies such as ranibizumab (Lucentis®) and bevacizumab (Avastin®) both of which are sold in the U.S MarketWire

Perma-Pipe, Inc., Subsidiary of MFRI, Inc., Announces Grand Opening of New Manufacturing Plant in Dammam, Saudi Arabia
MFRI, Inc. (NASDAQ: MFRI) announced today that on April 3, 2012 its Perma-Pipe subsidiary held the grand opening of its newest manufacturing facility for pre-insulated pipe systems. The ribbon cutting was performed by His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Governor of the Eastern Province and His Excellency Dr. Tawfig Al Rabiah, Minister of Commerce and Industry. MarketWire

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

AMD to Power TELUS' New Virtual Private Cloud
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that TELUS (TSX: T) (TSX: T.A) (NYSE: TU), a leading Canadian telecommunications company, has chosen AMD Opteron™ processors to power its latest offering, the TELUS AgilIT Virtual Private Cloud. The TELUS AgilIT Virtual Private Cloud, announced today, offers AMDs' immense processing capabilities at outstanding power/performance per-dollar. MarketWire

Nexamp Completes Installation of a 260 kW Solar Array for the H.T. Berry Company
As part of the company's ongoing commitment to promoting sustainable business practices, H.T. Berry (www.htberry.com) has announced the completion of a 260 kW array at its 100,000 square foot warehouse in Canton, MA. MarketWire

Aryaka's WAN Optimization-as-a-Service Expands to Brazil Responding to Customer Demand
Spurred by strong customer pull, Aryaka, provider of the world's first cloud-based WAN optimization and application acceleration solution, today announced its entry into Brazil to serve the country's fast growing base of companies headquartered there while enabling multinational firms to better connect their Brazil presence with their locations in other regions. MarketWire

DINOSAUR TRAIN's New "Dinosaurs A to Z" One-Hour Special Airs This May on PBS KIDS
The EMMY®-nominated animated children's series DINOSAUR TRAIN® will premiere the new "Dinosaurs A to Z" one-hour special May 14 on PBS KIDS® to encourage preschoolers to practice the letters of the alphabet while learning about the diversity of dinosaurs. The episode will repeat on May 18 (check local listings). MarketWire

No. 1 Ranked Dishwasher From Bosch Featured Exclusively at National Retailer
Bosch home appliances is proud to announce that the Lowe's exclusive Bosch Ascenta dishwasher, recently earned a No. 1 ranking and is recommended as a "best value" by a leading consumer publication MarketWire

KANA Introduces Enterprise-Class Social CRM
KANA Software, Inc., a global leader in customer service solutions used by more than 600 enterprises including half of the Global 100 and more than 200 government agencies, today introduced a powerful new social media listening and engagement solution to address the emerging requirements of today's customer experience imperative. MarketWire

Westfall Static Mixer Receives NSF Certification
Westfall Manufacturing Company has announced that their Model 2800 Static Mixer has passed chemical extraction testing and toxicological evaluation by NSF International (formerly National Sanitation Foundation), an independent, not-for-profit organization. MarketWire

Diversified Technologies' PEF Pasteurization System Eliminates Use of Heat and Chemicals
Diversified Technologies, Inc. has introduced a highly effective pasteurization system that employs PEF (pulsed electric field) technology and does not alter the flavor of liquefied food products. Systems are now available for laboratory and full-scale production applications. MarketWire

W. P. Carey's CEO to Speak at NYU's 17th Annual REIT Symposium
Investment firm W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) announced today that President and CEO Trevor P. Bond will participate at NYU's 17th Annual REIT Symposium to be held at the Pierre Hotel in New York City on April 19, 2012. This year's program, "Doing Deals in Volatile Markets," will focus on the evolving deal environment in the REIT and the commercial real estate industries. Mr MarketWire

Diners in Philly Can Now Make Restaurant Reservations Through CityEats.com
CityEats.com, a new destination for diners to discover and book the best restaurants in town, today announced the launch of its service in Philadelphia. This is CityEats' second city to launch after significant growth in Washington, D.C., where there are nearly 100 restaurants using the service and the business has delivered thousands of reservations. MarketWire

Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure Agency (Rijkswaterstaat) Takes Delivery of Coda Octopus Underwater Inspection System (UIS(TM))
Coda Octopus Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CDOC) announced that the world-renowned survey department of Rijkswaterstaat in the Netherlands has just taken delivery of their first integrated Underwater Inspection System (UIS™) from Coda Octopus Products. MarketWire

Jenkins CI and JFrog Announce Joint Artifact Repository Solution in the Cloud
Jenkins User Conference -- Jenkins, the world's most popular open source Continuous Integration server, and JFrog, the creator of Artifactory Binary Repository, announce the Jenkins CI Artifactory-Online repository service, a new joint collaboration around an advanced Artifact Repository solution for the Jenkins community. MarketWire

Xirrus Brings High-Performance Wi-Fi Outdoors for Extreme Environments
Xirrus, the leading provider of high-performance wireless networks, today announced hardened outdoor solutions that expand its XR-Series Wireless Array product line to meet the growing demand for wireless service in outdoor or other harsh environments MarketWire

Orgenesis Inc. Appoints Biotech Veteran to Board of Directors
Orgenesis Inc. (OTCBB: ORGS) ("Orgenesis" or the "Company"), a development stage company with a novel therapeutic technology dedicated to convert a patient's own liver cells into functional insulin-producing cells as a treatment for diabetes, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Guy Yachin to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

QuickLogic Announces Q1, 2012 Earnings Conference Call
QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the lowest power Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs) solutions leader, has scheduled a conference call to discuss the company's earnings results for its fiscal first quarter on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time / 5:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. MarketWire

Threadflip Launches, Turning Every Closet Into a Unique Boutique
Threadflip launches today, providing a new way to discover, buy and sell fashion. Inspired by the reality that there comes a time when even your most beloved fashion favorite is better served spicing up someone else's closet, Threadflip enables you to easily recoup some of your investment and make room for new finds MarketWire

BrightScope Announces List of Top 25 Columbus Area-Based RIA Firms
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced the Top 25 Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) firms in the Columbus area, focused on individual money management, with the greatest amount of assets under management MarketWire

Play-Specific Unconventional Shale Interpretation Solutions Announced by TerraSpark Geosciences as Part of Insight Earth(R) 1.7 Launch
TerraSpark® Geosciences LLC today announced the availability of Insight Earth® 1.7, the newest version of the company's benchmark three-dimensional (3D) interpretation software platform. Insight Earth 1 MarketWire

SourceRight Solutions Named a Leader in RPO by Everest Group PEAK Matrix
SourceRight Solutions, a Randstad company, announced today that it has been designated as a Leader and Star Performer in the Everest Group PEAK Matrix, published in the April 2012 Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) - Service Provider Landscape and Capability Assessment Report MarketWire

Storage Switzerland Lab Test Validates Zetta.net as Next Generation Appliance-Free Online Backup and Recovery Solution for the SME
Zetta.net, a provider of enterprise-grade online backup and disaster recovery solutions, today announced the results of a Storage Switzerland lab review that validates Zetta DataProtect as the next generation enterprise-grade server backup solution for small and medium sized enterprises that doesn't require appliances and can be deployed within minutes. MarketWire

New Global Employment Report Highlights Online Work Trends
Elance, the leading global platform for online employment, released a new Global Online Employment Report today, providing unparalleled visibility into the global online employment market. The Report will be issued quarterly and include Elance's results for the quarter along with trends data. MarketWire

Dyyno Launches TV Everywhere Solution With Instantaneous and Simultaneous Deployment
Broadband TV platform leader, Dyyno, today announced the industry's most economical and turnkey "TV Everywhere" (TVE) solution, enabling content aggregators and cable operators to stream live TV and video on demand (VOD) content to any screen at any level of broadcasting quality up to 1080p HD MarketWire

Biblionix Announces Free Mobile Catalog for Apollo Automation System
Biblionix today announced the immediate availability of the Apollo-To-Go™ mobile catalog for its Apollo Automation™ System. Patrons of every Apollo customer can take advantage of this capability, right now. And for no additional charge. MarketWire

SoftLayer Adds High-Performance Computing to Global Platform
Scientists, engineers and software developers are always looking for innovative ways to accelerate performance and shorten computational cycles. SoftLayer is looking to help them out by offering a new high-performance computing (HPC) cloud-enabled solution consisting of servers powered by the latest GPUs (graphics processing units) from NVIDIA. MarketWire

Coors Banquet Celebrates Its Heritage With Father-and-Son Cross-Country Road Trip
Coors Banquet announced today that two members of the Coors family, Pete and his son David, will travel across the country to celebrate the legacy and stories their brand continues to inspire throughout America MarketWire

Return on Change: Pioneering an Investment Revolution via Crowdfunding Site That Connects Startups With Investors
Crowdfunding innovator Return on Change, LLC (RoC) announced its company launch today, along with early details about its website, which will provide a way for investors to connect with game-changing startups. The site is preparing to enter private beta, following the President's signing of crowdfunding-enabling legislation MarketWire

Redknee Solutions Sets Fiscal Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call for Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. ET
Redknee Solutions, Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and charging software and solutions for communications service providers, will hold a conference call on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time to discuss the financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended March 31, 2012 MarketWire

New Products Corporation Celebrates 90 Years of Continuous Manufacturing
New Products Corporation (NPC) officially marks its 90th anniversary of continuous manufacturing on Sunday, April 22, 2012. MarketWire

AmbiCom Common Stock Now Quoted on OTC Bulletin Board
AmbiCom Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ABHI), a leading designer and developer of wireless products for the medical industry, today announced that its common stock is now being quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol ABHI. MarketWire

Fovia Brings Advanced Visualization to the Operating Room via the iPad
Fovia Medical, Inc., a world leader in volume rendering technology, and Teikyo University School of Medicine, one of the leading centers for medical research and patient care in Japan, today announced a collaboration to bring High Definition Volume Rendering® on the iPad to the operating room. MarketWire

Meridian Unveils Social Learning Module as Part of New LMS
Meridian Knowledge Solutions' new version of its learning management system now includes Meridian Social, an array of online tools for extending informal learning across an organization. The Meridian Global LMS, which delivers and analyzes the impact of online learning, is part of Meridian's human-capital software platform. MarketWire

Next Generation ElectriPlast Connectors Now Standard on Fisker's Karma
ElectriPlast Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Integral Technologies, Inc MarketWire

Blue Coat Awarded CRN's 2012 5-Star Partner Rating for the Third Straight Year
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the technology leader in Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today announced that Computer Reseller News has named Blue Coat to its distinguished 2012 CRN 5-Star Partner Program guide. The CRN award is bestowed on the best IT channel programs whose overall rating is among the highest in the group of similarly sized companies MarketWire

Pulse Secures Distribution Into Washington State With a Large Pepsi Distributor
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCBB: PLSB) ("Pulse"), makers of Cabana™ 100% Natural Lemonade and Pulse® NutriPurpose™ brand beverages, today announced that it has secured distribution into Washington State through Corwin Beverage Company which began distribution in 1941 and now has more than 100 delivery vehicles servicing four counties in Southwest Washington State MarketWire

yap.TV Offers New Sync-to-TV Capability, Free of Charge, for Any TV Show, Powered by Its Robust Content Management System (CMS)
- NAB Show - yap.TV (http://www.yap.tv), the leader in Social TV applications on the second screen, announced the availability of yap.TV Live Pulse, a Sync-to-TV entertainment experience, along with the yap.TV CMS, a powerful way to manage rich media content for any show on the yap.TV platform MarketWire

TranSwitch Powers New Grandbeing 3D Video Switch
TranSwitch Corporation (NASDAQ: TXCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing consumer electronics and telecommunications markets, today announced that the Company's HDplay™ 44143 dual-mode HDMI/DisplayPort transceiver has been selected by Grandbeing for its MS0501-N003 3D Video switch MarketWire

The College Network Joins Saba's Content Connect Program
The College Network®, a leading provider of college credit-recommended online courses, announced that it has joined the Saba Content Connect Program. Saba is the premier provider of people-centric enterprise solutions MarketWire

Trinitas COO on Panel Discussion on Student Housing Development
Loren King, chief operating officer of Trinitas Ventures, a fully integrated student housing company, discussed student housing development for Student Business Housing's 2012 Interface Student Housing Conference held in Austin, Texas. This national event is a conference and networking occasion that focuses on all facets of the student housing industry. MarketWire

Online Retailer Website Powered by Magento E-Commerce Platform Selects Yottaa to Accelerate Web Performance
Yottaa, Inc., the website optimization company that helps businesses double their site speed in just a few clicks, announced substantial results for SmileyCookie.com, an online retailer of world famous sugar cookies. Since partnering with Yottaa, SmileyCookie has seen an increase in e-commerce revenue overall due to faster website speed. SmileyCookie MarketWire

Maxymiser Releases Personalization eBook for eCommerce Marketers
Maxymiser, the global expert in multivariate testing, personalization and optimization solutions, today announced the release of its free eBook, "This Time It's Personal: An Introduction to Creating a Personalized Website Experience for Every Visitor MarketWire

Passages Malibu Launches Innovative New Website
Passages Malibu is a pioneer in drug and alcohol addiction treatment with its holistic, groundbreaking, alternative to the 12 Step/AA method of addiction treatment and recovery, and now the world renowned treatment center has created an innovative way to experience their 5-star facilities through the Passages Malibu Treatment Experience virtual tour. MarketWire

SolRayo, Inc. Awarded Phase II NSF Grant
SolRayo, Inc., a subsidiary of Enable IPC Corporation (PINKSHEETS: EIPC), announced today that it has been awarded a National Science Foundation Small Business Technology Transfer (NSF-STTR) Phase II grant of $499,998 for the development of coatings to extend the life of batteries. MarketWire

Mercent a Leading Sponsor at 2012 Magento Imagine Conference for eCommerce; Company to Showcase Mercent Retail(TM) for Magento
Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, today announced it has taken a leading sponsorship role in the second annual Magento Imagine eCommerce conference taking place April 23-25, 2012 at the M Hotel in Las Vegas. MarketWire

Precision Conversions Receives Further Contract From SF Airlines for 757-200PCF Freighters
Precision Conversions, LLC (Precision) is pleased to announce that the company has received an award to provide SF Airlines with further full 15-cargo position 757-200PCFs. SF Airlines, based in Shenzhen, China, currently operates Precision Conversions 757-200PCFs and has been steadily growing over the past several years. MarketWire

Southridge Estimates Potential Asset Value in Excess of $12 Million on Cinco Minas Gold & Silver Property in Mexico
Southridge Enterprises Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRGE) ("Southridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce potential asset value in excess of twelve million dollars ($12,000,000USD) from the processing of approximately 35,000 tons stockpile ores available on our Cinco Minas property MarketWire

Home Health International, Inc. (HHII) Announces Growth Strategy
Home Health International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HHII) announced today that it will be implementing an aggressive growth strategy to expand outside of the Florida market to capitalize on the most significant health trend witnessed in the healthcare market recently, the shift of treatment from hospitals to the home MarketWire

MMRGlobal Signs $15 Million Continuous Investment Agreement With Granite State Capital
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR") today announced that it has entered into a Continuous Investment Agreement (the "Agreement") for up to $15,000,000 with Granite State Capital, LLC ("Granite"). MarketWire

MedeFile International Reports 2011 Yearend Financial Results
MedeFile International, Inc. (OTCQB: MDFI) (PINKSHEETS: MDFI), a leader in Internet-enabled Personal Health Record (iPHR) management solutions, today announced its financial results for the 12 months ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

DigitalGlobe Unveils New Details of WorldView-3 Satellite
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today unveiled unique capabilities of its WorldView-3 satellite, slated for launch in mid-2014. The announcement was made at the 28th Annual National Space Symposium, the premier gathering of the global space community taking place now in Colorado Springs. MarketWire

Tech Council of Maryland Names Notable Solutions CEO Mehdi Tehranchi as Finalist for Executive of the Year
Notable Solutions, Inc. (NSi), a leading developer of distributed content capture and workflow solutions, announced today that Chairman and CEO Mehdi Tehranchi has been named a finalist for Executive of the Year in the Tech Council of Maryland's Annual TCM Awards MarketWire

National Grid Selects EnerNOC to Manage Natural Gas Consumption in New York City
EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leading provider of energy management solutions for utilities and commercial, industrial, and institutional customers, today announced that National Grid has selected EnerNOC's technology and services platform to manage natural gas consumption at approximately 4,000 commercial, institutional, and industrial customer sites in Brooklyn and Queens MarketWire

Bob Kassebaum Joins TAB Bank's Business Development Team
As TAB Bank continues to expand its footprint in terms of geography and business opportunities it is pleased to announce the addition of Bob Kassebaum (904-687-1227, Bob.Kassebaum@tabbank.com) to the business development team as Senior Vice President and National Strategic Alliance Director MarketWire

SPAR Group Announces Revenue Guidance of $90 Million for 2012
SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGRP) (the "Company" or "SPAR Group"), a leading supplier of retail merchandising and other marketing services throughout the United States and internationally, today announced revenue guidance of $90 Million for the fiscal year 2012. This would represent an increase in revenue of $16.5 million or 22.5%, compared to the same period in 2011. MarketWire

Health 2.0 Matchpoint Boston Brings Innovators Face-to-Face With Health Care Leaders, Technology Companies, Investors
Due to overwhelming response from entrepreneurs and innovative companies, and with some additional Matchpoint Hosts to be announced late next week -- Health 2.0 announced it is extending the deadline for innovator applications to April 23, 2012 at 11:59 pm. MarketWire

Reed's, Inc. Announces Distribution for Utah
Reed's, Inc MarketWire

University General Health System, Inc. Revenue Increases 29% to $72.5 Million in 2011
University General Health System, Inc. (OTCQB: UGHS) (PINKSHEETS: UGHS), a diversified, integrated multi-specialty health delivery system, today announced its 2011 operating results, including a 29% improvement in total revenue, an increase in shareholders' equity of $38 million, and an increase in assets of $48.1 million. MarketWire

Actelis' Carrier Ethernet Broadband Solution Enables Pulsant to Accelerate Business Growth
Actelis®, The Broadband Acceleration Company™, today announced at Light Reading's Ethernet Expo Europe (Stand #10) that Pulsant (formerly Lumison) has selected to deploy the company's Carrier Ethernet broadband solution. The move enables the UK-based ISP to offer its customers significantly faster broadband services without the need to invest in new fiber build-outs MarketWire

Oak Street Funding Reports Record Q1 Growth
Oak Street Funding (www.oakstreetfunding.com), the nation's leading commission-based lender for insurance professionals, announced record first-quarter originations almost tripling the originations from the same period of the prior year. The extraordinary growth is fueled by an aggressive marketing and sales campaign aimed at significantly expanding Oak Street's market reach MarketWire

NESS Technologies Is First Professional IT Services Firm to Join HomeGrid Forum
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Cinedigm Names Larry McCourt Head of Software Sales and Marketing
Cinedigm Entertainment Group, a division of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) has named Larry McCourt Senior Vice President of Software and Sales Marketing. The former Sony executive will report to Cinedigm's President of Software, Jim Miller. Most recently, McCourt was the leading National Account Sales Manager with Sony Digital Cinema. MarketWire

PhoneGuard Serving as a Founder of the Largest National Student Movement in Decades Rock 2 Live Music Festival
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OPMG) (PINKSHEETS: OPMG), a leading provider of mobile applications software, announced a new method of marketing. PhoneGuard is coordinating the Rock 2 Live music festival, which will be held at Florida Atlantic University new Stadium in Boca Raton, Florida on April 28, 2012. MarketWire

Australian Field Force Automation Provider Retriever Communications Continues Global Expansion With US Launch
Field Service 2012, Booth #9 - Retriever Communications, a global provider of mobile field force automation, today announced its expansion into the US market with the establishment of national headquarters in Sugar Land, Texas MarketWire

Health Insurance Tips for 2012 College Grads: eHealthInsurance Releases Real-World Study Notes
Today eHealthInsurance (NASDAQ: EHTH), the leading online source of health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses, released tips to help 2012 college graduates understand their health insurance options and find the coverage best suited to their needs. MarketWire

AirTouch CFO, Jerome Kaiser, Highlights Technology, Business Plan and Partnerships in GLX TV Interview
AirTouch Communications, Inc. (OTCQB: ATCH) (OTCBB: ATCH) (www.airtouchinc MarketWire

Softmart Partners With Yousendit to Provide Enterprises With Business-to-Business Content Collaboration Solutions
YouSendIt, Inc., the leading provider of extended enterprise collaboration services, today announced a reseller partnership with Softmart, one of Microsoft's top six Large Account Resellers. Softmart has chosen to resell Workstream by YouSendIt™ because of its deep integration with Microsoft products, making it easy for enterprise IT to deploy and manage thousands of users MarketWire

Desigual Extends Use of Oracle(R) ATG Web Commerce to Underpin International Online Expansion
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

EXTEDO Announces the Availability of a New Solution to Help Life Sciences Firms Comply With New European Drug Safety Regulations
EXTEDO, a key eRegulatory Affairs solutions provider for life sciences firms, today announced the availability of MPDmanager™, a recent addition to the EXTEDOsuite that enables life sciences firms to comply with the new pharmacovigilance (XEVMPD and IDMP) legislation announced by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) MarketWire

Match.com and Husqvarna Win Gartner & 1to1 Media CRM Excellence Awards, Showcasing Results Achieved With Use of Oracle RightNow CX Cloud Service
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

The Most Critical Issues to Be Presented at This Week's Food Safety Summit
The Food Safety Summit has carefully developed an educational program designed to address the critical issues of food producers, processors, retailers, distributors, regulators and trainers. Speakers and exhibitors will offer solutions and tools to advance food safety by providing relevant information and solutions across the entire food supply chain MarketWire

ON24, MedData Group Study Reveals Physician Digital Behavior
ON24, Inc., the global leader in webcasting and virtual events, and MedData Group, a leading provider of interactive content and database marketing services to the professional healthcare community, today announced the findings of their April 2012 Joint Survey of Physician Digital Behavior. MarketWire

Swift Transportation Selects Oracle Transportation Management
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Brookfield Office Properties Signs 1.2-Million-Square-Foot Lease With Morgan Stanley at One New York Plaza
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) today announced that is has executed the largest single-asset office lease in New York City since 2008: Morgan Stanley signed a lease for 1.2 million square feet at One New York Plaza in Lower Manhattan. MarketWire

Production Firm Selects Crossroads' StrongBox LTFS NAS Solution for Content Archive
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data protection solutions and services, today announced that Austin, Texas-based ProductionFor, a video production and post-production company, selected the StrongBox LTFS NAS solution to create a reliable and low-cost archive of its digital files. MarketWire

StrongBox LTFS NAS Solution From Crossroads Systems Introduces Tape to Cloud Storage
NAB Show - Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data protection solutions and services, today announced its StrongBox® LTFS NAS is now used to power the new Permivault™ cloud-based data storage service offered by FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc MarketWire

ViaWest Named to Denver Post's 2012 Top Workplaces List
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EastBridge Investment Group's Client, Wonder, Reports 2011 Performance
EastBridge Investment Group (OTCBB: EBIG) (OTCQB: EBIG) announced today its client, Wonder International Education and Investment Group International, has reported their 2011 financial results. The December 31, 2011 revenue was $14,839,050 compared to $12,714,429 for December 31, 2010. The December 31, 2011 comprehensive income was $7,148,689 compared to $6,386,508 for December 31, 2010. MarketWire

Customers Achieve $25 Billion in Average Annual Cost Savings With NetApp Efficiency Technologies
Organizations are under pressure to accelerate business results and rely on IT to help them lower operating costs, drive innovation, and outpace the competition. These organizations continue to invest a significant amount of IT dollars on day-to-day operations, hindering their ability to free up resources to implement strategic initiatives to further business success MarketWire

Lone Star Gold, Inc. Provides Gold-Silver Drilling Progress Information and Sample Results, as Well as an Update on Tailings Wash Plant Construction Progress
Lone Star Gold, Inc. (OTCBB: LSTG) ("Lone Star" or "the Company") is pleased to provide an update on its Tailings Project wash plant construction progress and other project developments, and on its La Candelaria gold-silver project drilling progress and sample results. Both projects are located in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. MarketWire

Airtel and Avaya Announce Global Strategic Partnership for 'Customer Service Excellence'
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New IFA/BoeFly Franchise Lending Index Shows Steady Increase in Lending Over Past 12 Months
Franchise lending has steadily increased over the last 12 months, according to the new monthly Franchise Lending Index from the International Franchise Association (IFA) and BoeFly, the premier online marketplace connecting small business borrowers with lenders and a strategic ally of IFA to expand credit access within the franchise community MarketWire

US Ecology Announces Schedule for Its First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call
US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL) today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 prior to the market open. MarketWire

ITpreneurs Now Offering TOGAF(R) 9.1 Courses
ITpreneurs, the leading provider of competence development solutions for IT best practices, is now offering courses for the latest update of the TOGAF® framework: TOGAF® 9.1. MarketWire

Colo Atl Adds O1 Communications & Telesphere to Tenant Roster
Colo Atl, a leading provider of carrier neutral colocation, data center and interconnection solutions, announces today that O1 Communications, a provider of wholesale and retail SMB solutions and Telesphere, a nationwide managed cloud communications provider, are now colocated in Colo Atl's downtown Altanta, GA facility. MarketWire

Tensilica's ConnX BBE16 DSP IP Core for Digital Baseband Signal Processing Licensed to Renesas Electronics
Tensilica®, Inc. today announced that the ConnX BBE16 DSP (digital signal processing) IP (intellectual property) core has been licensed to Renesas Electronics Corporation for upcoming products for digital broadcasting receivers. MarketWire

Citizens Capital Corp. Enters Contract to Acquire Downtown Dallas Industrial Warehouse; Plans Development of Urban, Mixed Use Rental Community and Seeks Additional Deal Flow
Citizens Capital Corp. (the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: CAAP) announced today that through Stewart Title Company it has entered into a contract with Dallas, Texas based 2930 Canton Street Inc. ("2930 CSI") for the acquisition of a Downtown Dallas industrial warehouse (the "Warehouse") MarketWire

WeVideo Brings Promo Delivery and Tagging to the Cloud
NAB 2012 -- WeVideo (www.wevideo.com), creators of the world's most powerful, yet easy-to-use online video editing platform, today announced the introduction of a "Tag & Bag" broadcasting feature that makes quick work of creating promos at the local level. TV stations, cable operators, syndicators and networks can work together on local promo tagging by using the cloud as a delivery vehicle MarketWire

Bright Side Dental Opens New Office in St. Clair Shores
Bright Side Dental, a general and cosmetic dentistry practice in the greater Detroit area, is opening a new office in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. For the grand opening, Bright Side Dental of St. Clair Shores will offer $35 full mouth exams and x-rays and $1,500 off braces for new patients. MarketWire

Royal Standard Announces Commissioning of the Mill at the Goldwedge Project, Nevada
Royal Standard Minerals Inc. (OTCBB: RYSMF) (the "Company" or "Royal Standard") is pleased to announce the commissioning of the mill at the Company's flagship Goldwedge Project in Manhattan, Nevada. The gravity process mill is fully permitted to process 400 metric tonnes of gold bearing ore per day. MarketWire

Kutztown University Chooses ForeScout CounterACT Network Access Control
ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of automated security control solutions for Fortune 1000 enterprises and government organizations, today announced that Kutztown University has joined the expanding group of customers who have replaced their earlier generation network access control (NAC) solutions with ForeScout CounterACT. MarketWire

Blegalbloss Reinvents Century-Old File Storage Box for 21st Century Needs
The corrugated file storage box that everyone uses at home or work hasn't changed much in a century -- until now. The Blegalbloss line of corrugated boxes represents the first significant evolution of the ubiquitous corrugated box, which people use for storing and filing records, personal and business items. MarketWire

Biomerica Announces Third Quarter Financial Results
Biomerica, Inc. (OTCBB: BMRA) today reported net income for the nine months ended February 29, 2012 of $494,329 compared to a net income of $61,354 during the same period in fiscal 2011. For the quarter ended February 29, 2012 the company reported a net income of $181, 445 compared to net income of $73,403 for the same period in the previous fiscal year. MarketWire

Firearms Training Simulation Manufacturer, VirTra Systems, Announces New Domestic & International Sales
VirTra Systems (PINKSHEETS: VTSI), a leading provider of firearms training simulation systems to military, law enforcement agencies and other organizations, today announced sales to new agencies within the domestic as well as international markets. MarketWire

M-net Telekommunikations Invests in New Ethernet Platform From Actelis
Actelis®, The Broadband Acceleration Company™, today announced at Light Reading's Ethernet Expo Europe (Stand #10) that M-net Telekommunikations GmbH, one of the largest German regional network operators, with its headquarters in Munich, is extending its product portfolio for business customers in the area of Carrier Ethernet broadband services (point-to-point and point-to-multipoint) MarketWire

Is Travel in a Holding Pattern? Tours.com's Travel-Intel Looks at the Numbers
Airline ticket sales by travel agents may be surging but U.S. travelers are putting their travel plans into a holding pattern, according to the April 15 issue of Travel-Intel. The travel newsletter of the travel industry looks at two reports issued this month that give different perspectives on the current state of travel. MarketWire

West Pre-Announces First Quarter 2012 Earnings per Share
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced that it expects first-quarter Adjusted Diluted EPS to be $0.83, compared to $0.60 in the first quarter of 2011, on sales growth of approximately 7% (9% excluding currency effects). Reported diluted earnings per share, which includes items excluded from Adjusted Diluted EPS, is expected to be $0.81, compared to $0 MarketWire

Leading Indian Telecom Service Provider Selects CallidusCloud to Drive Dealer Sales Management
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, announced today that a leading Indian telecom service provider has selected the CallidusCloud™ Sales Performance Management Enterprise suite to drive increased sales effectiveness across its extensive dealer circles. The agreement was signed in the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

AtHoc Emergency Mass Notification Platform Wins Security Products' 2012 Govies Award for Fully Integrated Fire-Life Safety Capabilities
AtHoc, Inc. (www.athoc.com), the pioneer and leader in network-centric emergency mass notification systems (EMNS), today announced that the AtHoc IWSAlerts™ emergency communication platform has won Security Products' 2012 Gold Govies Government Security Award in the Fire/Life Safety category. The Govies Award recognizes outstanding technologies used by government MarketWire

Implant Sciences Adds Printing Capability to QS-H150 Explosives Trace Detector
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced a key product enhancement for its Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150 handheld explosives trace detectors MarketWire

Azul Systems Delivers Best-in-Breed Solution for Ultra-Low-Latency Financial Systems
North American Trading Architecture Summit, NYC -- Azul Systems, Inc., the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, today announced a partnership with a leading-edge solution provider to deliver predictable performance in low-latency environments within the financial services industry. MarketWire

Petrobras Selects Consortium to Construct New Fertilizers Complex, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Latin America (Cordoba, Argentina) -- Brazil's national petroleum company Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) has selected a contractor to construct a new fertilizers complex in Tres Lagoas, in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul. The plant, also known as UFN3 (Nitrogenous Fertilizers Unit 3) will consist of a urea unit with a 1 MarketWire

FrogAds.com Climbs to the Top of Nearly a Billion Pages of Search Results
FrogAds.com (OTCBB: FROG) announced today that nearly a billion pages of search results have been achieved. 'Post Free Ads' has reached the number one position due to largely free ads being placed globally and having nearly 400 sub categories. MarketWire

Crude Oil Glut at Cushing May Worsen as New Production Outstrips New Outbound Pipeline Capacity, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The crude oil imbalance at the Cushing, Oklahoma, hub is likely to get worse before it gets better, and ultimate relief is several years away, speakers told a Rocky Mountain oil and gas conference in Denver last week. MarketWire

Heritage Museum of Orange County Adds Celebrity Bands to Annual Music and Arts Festival
Like an old-fashioned country hoedown, the Heritage Museum of Orange County's second annual Music and Arts Festival Saturday, June 2, promises to trigger plenty of handclapping and foot-stomping as some of America's most prominent bluegrass, folk and Americana bands take to the stage during the day-long event. MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts Home Healthcare Market Growth at 7.7% CAGR Through 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Home Healthcare Market (Equipment, Service & Telehealth Telemedicine) Current Trends, Opportunities & Global Forecasts to 2016," to their collection of Facilities market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/MarketsandMarkets-v3719/Home-Healthcare-Equipment-Service-Telehealth-6888329/ MarketWire

SOFTBANK MOBILE signs LTE contract with Ericsson in Japan
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AIIM Research Finds Enterprises Late to the Mobile Revolution
AIIM, the global community of information professionals, released today a new industry watch research paper titled "Process Revolution - Moving your business from paper to PCs to tablets." The research looks at the recent impetus behind the process revolution and how mobile devices and cloud computing are accelerating the move to paper-free processes and adoption of mobile content applications. MarketWire

SPYRUS(R) Secure Pocket Drive(TM) Offers Portable Encrypted Linux Computing Environment
SPYRUS today announced availability of a new version of Secure Pocket Drive that allows end users to build and distribute their own secure bootable Linux OS image. In addition to offering secure access to corporate networks, the Linux edition gives users the freedom to install and run their own applications and productivity software locally MarketWire

Article One Partners Unveils Survey Results From IP Patent Litigation Study
Article One Partners (AOP), the world's largest patent research community, has unveiled the findings from its second annual Napa summit. In a comprehensive survey designed to gauge the state of the global patent industry, 36 senior executives from more than 20 Intellectual Property (IP)-leading companies discussed urgent issues facing the IP industry MarketWire

ChaCha Partners With Adometry to Ensure Digital Advertising Quality
ChaCha, the #1 free, real-time answers service and prominent web presence today announced its partnership with Adometry, the leader in cross channel attribution and ad verification technology. As part of the agreement, ChaCha will leverage Adometry's ad analytics solutions to help ensure ad campaign quality and performance for its online advertising partners. MarketWire

Dallas Pastor Ed Young's Teachings Gain Popularity as Marital Intimacy Becomes Hot Topic
Every marriage is different, and what works well for sustaining one marriage is not always guaranteed to work for the next. However, there are certain principles that seem to hold true for most all marriage relationships. Most any couple would acknowledge the importance of communication, for example MarketWire

Interactive Data Expands Capabilities of Global Corporate Actions Service
Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of global reference data, today announced expanded coverage and new enhancements to its global Corporate Actions Service. MarketWire

Twigs Cafe Looks to Future as Restaurant Industry Continues to Thrive
The Restaurant Performance Index, run by the National Restaurant Association, has indicated growth in the industry for the fourth consecutive month, as of February. With a score of 101.9, February's index results signify that several important industry indicators are experiencing expansion MarketWire

Varonis(R) Solution Helps Greenhill & Co. Safeguard Data Integrity
Varonis® Systems Inc. announced today that its DatAdvantage® solution has been installed by one of the world's leading investment banks, Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL). MarketWire

Loving the Classics Reviews: Movie Site Thrives as Silent Movies Make a Comeback
Generally speaking, moviegoing audiences think of silent movies as relics, things of the past. That's beginning to change, though, thanks in no small part to this year's Academy Awards. The Oscars gave many of its most coveted trophies, including Picture, Director, and Actor, to French film The Artist, a movie noteworthy for being both silent and black-and-white MarketWire

Veterinarian Kate Freeman Hopes Beyonce Inspires Pet Adoptions
Tiny puppy Beyonce is America's latest sweetheart, but her story is far from unique. Beyonce and her litter were born after their mother was rescued. Veterinarian Kate Freeman and other veterinary professionals hope that Beyonce's story, which is so similar to the stories of many dogs awaiting adoption in shelters, will prompt higher adoption levels. MarketWire

Orthorexia Pushes Healthy Eating Concerns to Unhealthy Extremes, Says Caring Online
Orthorexia, a condition that causes people to become preoccupied with eating an extremely pure and healthy diet, doesn't show up on the "official" list of recognized eating disorders, but some clinicians think that it should, according to the website Caring Online. MarketWire

Bombardier Partners with Atlanta to Improve Track Worker Protection with TrackSafe Technology
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has teamed up with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) in a demonstration project to enhance the safety of rail transit workers at the track side. MarketWire

Dentist in Toronto Uses Advanced Orthodontics to Treat Sleep Concerns and Jaw Pain
For Sandra, a patient of Toronto dentist Dr. Susie Ang, what started as a simple cosmetic procedure ended up producing life-changing results. Yellowed dental crowns and a black line around her gums from gingival recession brought her to Dr. Ang's office in search of a brighter, more confident smile. Following consultation with Dr MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts Dental Implants & Prosthetics Market Growth at 9.3% CAGR Through 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Dental Implants & Prosthetics Market (Artificial Teeth, Dentures, Crowns & Bridges) Current Trends, Opportunities & Global Forecasts to 2016," to their collection of Biotechnology market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch MarketWire

Tampa Bay Vein Treatment Center Now Offering Innovative Laser Skin Tightening Procedure
Dr. Jeffrey Hunt and his center for vein treatment in Tampa has recently announced the addition of a new procedure called the Q Switched YAG, a pixelated laser for skin tightening on the face and neck. Dr MarketWire

Drewry and CargoSmart Cooperate to Deliver New Container Key Performance Indicators
Drewry Maritime Research and CargoSmart Limited have entered into a cooperation agreement that will introduce a wider range of container Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to help importers and exporters benchmark their carriers' service levels. MarketWire

Given Imaging Designates Policlinico A. Gemelli, Catholic University in Rome, as First Colon Capsule Endoscopy Center of Excellence
Given Imaging (NASDAQ: GIVN), a world leader in specialty GI products and pioneer of capsule endoscopy, today announced the designation of the Policlinico Agostino Gemelli in Rome, Italy, as the first colon capsule endoscopy (CCE) Center of Excellence (CoE) in the world. Policlinico A MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts Containers & Packaging Market Volume at 307 Thousand Tons Through 2014
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Containers & Packaging: Global Industry Guide" to their collection of Packaging market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/MarketLine-v3883/Containers-Packaging-Global-Guide-6891385/ MarketWire

Bombardier Inaugurates Engineering Service Office in Bangalore, India
Today, at a special ribbon-cutting ceremony, Bombardier Aerospace announced the official inauguration of its Engineering Service Office located in Bangalore, India. The Bombardier Engineering Service Office began operation in December 2011 and currently employs approximately 20 people. MarketWire

Annual Report 2011 Active Biotech AB (publ)
Active Biotech's Annual Report 2011 (in Swedish) is now available fordownloadat www.activebiotech.com.The Annual Report will only be digitally distributed MarketWire

CloudBees Donates Five Plugins to Jenkins Community
CloudBees, Inc., the Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation leader, today announced it is now providing three previously proprietary plugins for free and donating two open source plugins to the Jenkins Community. The free plugins enable the Jenkins Community to easily manage a large number of projects, backup Jenkins to the cloud and detect minutes wasted by jobs waiting to be serviced MarketWire

Typesafe Sponsors Sold-Out Scala Days in London
Typesafe today announced that Scala Days, the world's premier Scala conference, has registered 400 attendees from all over the world. Guy Steele, Software Architect and Principal Investigator of Programming Languages in the Programming Languages group at Oracle Labs, will be delivering the opening keynote. MarketWire

Standard & Poor's revised Metso's rating outlook to positive
Metso Corporation's stock exchangerelease on April 17, 2012 at 8:45 a.m. localtime MarketWire

Chance E Mineral Claim, Peru Phase 1 Exploration Program to Commence
Lori McClenahan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Intigold Mines Ltd. and St. Elias Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: SLI) (PINKSHEETS: SELSF) (US Clearing Symbol: SELSF) (FRANKFURT: EKL) announces today exploration on the Chance E mineral concession (the "Chance E Claim") which adjoins St MarketWire

GMAC MET Fund Awards More Than US$7.1 Million in Grants to 12 Global Grant Recipients of Ideas to Innovation Challenge
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), owner of the GMAT exam and the leading membership organization of graduate business and management schools worldwide, today announced that it is presenting more than US$7.1 million in grants to 12 organizations around the world as part of its Ideas to Innovation (i2i) Challenge. MarketWire

King Resources, Inc. (KING) Grid Grabber GREEN Technology Battery Manufacturing
King Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KING) (http://www.king-resources.com) President Dennis Giancola of Grid Grabber www.gridgrabber.com is pleased to report a successful meeting with one of the largest and greenest battery manufacturers in the world today. Mr MarketWire

Northwest Pipe Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Notice Extending Compliance Date
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Elsevier Business Intelligence (EBI) to Host 'IN3 Medical Device 360° Boston', June 27-29, 2012
Elsevier Business Intelligence, the medtech industry's leading provider of strategic partnership and investment conferences, announced today that it will host the 'IN3 Medical Device 360° Boston' investor conference on June 27-29, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency Boston. MarketWire

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited Declares Quarterly Dividend
The Board of Directors of Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited ("TEN" or the "Company") (NYSE: TNP) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock outstanding. The record date is May 21, the payment date is May 25 and the shares will trade ex-dividend on May 17. MarketWire

Oracle to Demonstrate Innovation and Commitment to Utilities Industry at CS Week 2012
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Central Vermont Public Service Corporation: Notice of Declaration of Preferred Stock Dividend
On April 10, 2012 the Central Vermont Public Service Corporation (NYSE: CV) Board of Directors approved the following resolution: MarketWire

Teekay LNG Completes Norwegian Bond Issuance
HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - April 17, 2012) - Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG or the Partnership) (NYSE: TGP) announces that it has issued NOK 700 million in senior unsecured bonds maturing in May 2017 in the Norwegian bond market. The aggregate principal amount of the bonds is equivalent to approximately 120 million U.S GlobeNewswire

Decisions at Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Klövern AB (publ)
At the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders at 17 April 2012 the following decisions were made, among others: GlobeNewswire

Wessanen 2011 AGM resolutions
Royal Wessanen nv announces that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, held in Amsterdam today, has approved the appointments to the Supervisory Board of Mrs I.M.C.M. Rietjens and Mrs M.M. van Zuijlen for a term of four years. The re-appointment to the Supervisory Board of Mr J.G.A.J. Hautvast was approved as well. GlobeNewswire

Shareholders adopt proposed resolutions at Océ AGM
Anton Schaaf appointed CEO and Ernst-Jan Minnema CFO GlobeNewswire

Ahold shareholders adopt 2011 financial statements
Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 17, 2012 - Ahold today held its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) at het Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ in Amsterdam. The meeting was attended by 342 shareholders, representing approximately 714 million votes. GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA: Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting
Shareholders in SpareBank 1 SR-BANK ASA are invited to attend the Extraordinary General Meeting to be held at 5.00 pm on Wednesday, 9 May 2012 at SpareBank 1 SR-Bank's premises in Bjergsted Terrasse 1 Stavanger, Norway. GlobeNewswire

Ahold CEO Dick Boer addresses Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 17, 2012 - Ahold CEO Dick Boer addressed the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, held in Amsterdam in today. The text of his speech is attached below. GlobeNewswire

TradeDoubler AB : TradeDoubler's annual report 2011 is published
TradeDoubler's annual report 2011 has been published and is available at the corporate investor relations website: http://financials.tradedoubler.com/en-GB/ GlobeNewswire

Sobi: Invitation - Presentation of first quarter results
Sobi's interim report for the first quarter of 2012 will be published on 26 April 2012 at 8.30 a.m. CET. GlobeNewswire

R. STAHL AG:Ad hoc: With the dividend, R. STAHL gives a signal of continuity and stability
R. STAHL AG / /Ad hoc: With the dividend, R. STAHL gives a signal of continuity and stability. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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BTS Group signs agreement with UCB GlobeNewswire

Nobia to commence negotiations with trade unions in Älmhult
Kitchen company Nobia is to commence negotiations with the trade unions and an investigation into the relocation of existing surface treatment and manufacturing of kitchen doors in Älmhult to the company's production units in Tidaholm in Sweden and Ølgod in Denmark. GlobeNewswire

Oriola-KD Corporation will publish the interim report 1 January-31 March 2012 on Thursday, 26 April 2012 at 8.30 a.m.
Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 17 April 2012 at 3.30 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Change in the structure and composition of Alma Media's reportable segments
Alma Media CorporationStock exchange releaseApril 17, 2012 at 15:00 (EEST) GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom expands its release papers product range in South America with newly developed Ahlstrom SILCA(TM) Soft
Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE April 17, 2012 at 14.00  GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom introduces next generation transportation air filtration media in World Filtration Congress in Graz, Austria
Ahlstrom Corporation TRADE NEWS RELEASE April 17, 2012 at 13.30 GlobeNewswire

Invitation to Pöyry's January-March 2012 result news conferences on 25 April 2012
PÖYRY PLC          Company Announcement 17 April 2012 at 1.30 p.m.Pöyry's January-March 2012 result will be published on 25 April 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Finnish time. The result will be presented at the news conferences as follows:- A conference for analysts, investors and press in Finnish will be arranged at 12 p.m GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom to publish January-March 2012 interim report on April 27, 2012
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE April 17, 2012 at 13.15 GlobeNewswire

Grontmij receives contract from the European Union
De Bilt, 17 April 2012 - The European Union has awarded an international consortium led by Grontmij a follow-up contract to facilitate the dialogue between the EU and China under the so-called 'EU-China Policy Dialogue Support Facility II' (PDSF II). The total contract value is € 10.2 million. The fee for Grontmij is over € 3 million GlobeNewswire

I. M. Skaugen SE : 1Q result 2012
The I.M. Skaugen Group (IMSK) today announces the result for the first quarter of 2012 The pre-tax result for 1Q12 was small profit of USD0.1 mill compared to losses of USD4.4 mill for 1Q11 and USD4.2 mill in 4Q11. The result of the 1Q12 on an EBITDA basis was USD5.3 mill compared to USD6.0 mill for the 1Q11 and USD3.8 mill in 4Q11. GlobeNewswire

Castellum's interim report January-March 2012: 9% growth in income from property management
Rental income for the period January-March 2012 amounted to SEKm 753 (SEKm 717 corresponding period previous year). Income from property management amounted to SEKm 273 (250), corresponding to SEK 1.66 (1.52) per share, an increase with 9%. The changes in value on properties amounted to SEKm 10 (97) and on interest rate derivatives to SEKm 206 (171) GlobeNewswire

Swisscanto Pension Funds Monitor as at 31 March 2012
Swisscanto Holding AG /Swisscanto Pension Funds Monitor as at 31 March 2012. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

PrintCarrier.com -- New Brand Presence of the Print-on-Demand Specialist in 2012
The Online-Printshop PrintCarrier.com -- Active in 13 European Countries -- Is Working on an Extensive Relaunch of Its Corporate Design and the Current Shop-System GlobeNewswire

ÅF acquires Bygganalys AB
For further information:Mats Påhlsson, President, Infrastructure Division+46 70 534 64 00Viktor Svensson, Executive Vice President, Corporate Information+46 70 657 20 26ÅF has acquired 100 percent of the shares in the technical consulting company, Bygganalys GlobeNewswire

BioGaia signs exclusive distribution agreement for its probiotic drops and tablets in Taiwan
BioGaia signs exclusive distribution agreement for its probiotic drops and tablets in Taiwan Today BioGaia has signed an agreement with Unilab Group, for the exclusive rights to sell BioGaia's probiotic drops and tablets in Taiwan. The products will be sold under the BioGaia brand and launch is planned to 2012. GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports first quarter results published on April 27, 2012
Amer Sports Corporation                          STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENTApril 17, 2012 at 10:45 am GlobeNewswire

African Metals Corporation : AFRICAN METALS CORPORATION'S LUISHA SOUTH PROJECT COMMENCES PRE-PRODUCTION OF MALACHITE CONCENTRATE
African Metals Corporation /African Metals Corporation : AFRICAN METALS CORPORATION'S LUISHA SOUTH PROJECT COMMENCES PRE-PRODUCTION OF MALACHITE CONCENTRATE . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Transmode brings MPLS-TP to packet-optical metro networking
Stockholm, Sweden and Ethernet Europe, Munich, Germany - 17th April 2012 - Transmode, a global supplier of packet-optical networking solutions, today announced the addition of MPLS-TP capabilities to its range of packet-optical Ethernet Muxponders. GlobeNewswire

NORTHERN LOGISTIC PROPERTY ASA (NLPR) - BESLUTAD ÅRSREDOVISNING FÖR 2011 OCH FÖRSLAG TILL UTDELNING
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Teekay LNG Contemplates Norwegian Bond Issuance
HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - April 17, 2012) - Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG or the Partnership) (NYSE: TGP) announces that it intends to issue 500-700 million NOK in new senior unsecured bonds in the Norwegian bond market that mature in May 2017 which, at current conversion rates, have an aggregate principal amount equivalent to approximately USD 85-120 million GlobeNewswire

Transmode announces new Board member to support further global expansion
Stockholm, Sweden - 17th April 2012 - Transmode, a global supplier of packet-optical networking solutions, today announced the appointment of Kevin Taylor as a new independent non-executive director on the Transmode Board. GlobeNewswire

Alma Media to join the city of Helsinki's climate covenant
Alma Media Corporation    Press release    17 April 2012, at 9.30 (EEST) GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil begins major maintenance turnaround at its Naantali refinery
Neste Oil CorporationPress Release17 April 2012 at 9 a.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions to provide Cat-B well intervention services to Statoil
17 April 2012 - Aker Solutions has entered a long-term agreement with Statoil to provide a full range of heavy well intervention and light drilling services on the Norwegian continental shelf. The contract period is for eight years, with options for three further two-year periods (2+2+2). Contract value for the initial eight-year period is approximately USD 1.9 billion GlobeNewswire

Discover a unique conference concept for Competitive Intelligence!
We.Conect Global Leaders /Discover a unique conference concept for Competitive Intelligence!. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Standard & Poor's revised Metso's rating outlook to positive
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on April 17, 2012 at 8:45 a.m. local timeStandard & Poor's Ratings Services has affirmed Metso's BBB long-term and A-2 short-term corporate credit ratings and changed the outlook from stable to positive. GlobeNewswire

TGS Commences Second Onshore Multi-client 3D Seismic Survey in Kansas
HOUSTON (17 April 2012) -TGS has commenced acquisition of the Wellington multi-client 3D onshore survey in the United States.The project covers 161 mi2 (416 km2) and is located in Sumner County in Kansas.  GlobeNewswire

Heijmans and Boskalis acquire contract for Wilhelmina Canal in Tilburg
The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat), the Province of Noord-Brabant and the Municipality of Tilburg intend to award a contract to the combination Heijmans-Boskalis for the widening and deepening of the Wilhelmina Canal and the construction of a new lock. The contract is valued at a total of over €51 million (incl. VAT) GlobeNewswire

Interim Report January - March 2012
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TiGenix : rheumatoid arthritis Phase IIa study successfully passes last safety hurdle
Regulated informationapril 17, 2012 GlobeNewswire

Sika AG: Growth of over 8% in the first quarter
Sika AG /Sika AG: Growth of over 8% in the first quarter. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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