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Serbia launches construction works on IT park invested by Indian group
Serbian Prime Minister Mirko Cvetkovic and Jitendra Virwani, chairman of the Indian-based Embassy Group on Thursday broke ground for the construction of an IT park worth an estimated investment of 600 million euros (788 million U.S. dollars), reported Radio Television Serbia (RTS). ANI

Global economic recovery at critical juncture: WB chief economist
Washington, April 19 (Xinhua): The global economic recovery is facing a critical moment although some optimism has returned in recent months, and collective global action is critical for sustaining the recovery momentum, World Bank chief economist Justin Yifu Lin has said. ANI

Facebook IPO 'expected to take place on May 17'
Facebook's flotation is expected to take place on May 17. ANI

Yashwant Sinha slams UPA, says 'Basu has merely stated truth'
Charging the Congress-led UPA Government of putting the blame on others for the nation's economic crisis, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday said Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu had merely stated the truth that major economic reforms are unlikely to happen before the next general elections in 2014. ANI

Pranab Mukherjee on importance of developing economies as "growth drivers"
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said the developing and emerging economies would continue to play the role of growth drivers for the world. ANI

Microsoft quarterly profits beat expectations as Windows sales rise by four percent
Microsoft's profits in the three months till the end of March have dropped slightly but the results still beat analysts' expectations after a surprise rise in sales of its Windows operating system. ANI

Sri Lanka's bourse relaxes rule on 10 pct price band
Sri Lanka's stock market opened on a positive note on Friday after the removal of the 10 percent price band by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), analysts said here. ANI

Kaushik Basu's remark on economic reforms receive flak from Shahid Siddiqui
The statement of Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu in Washington that major economic reforms are unlikely before 2014 polls are attracting flak from the opposition and even the government is expressing reservation in endorsing his statement. ANI

Strict immigrations rules for students visa forces UK private colleges to shut down
The government's introduction of stricter immigration rules for foreign students has seen the number of foreign students in UK fall substantially, putting many colleges and groups of colleges out of business. ANI

Developing Proactive Approaches to Litigation
Working with outside counsel can prove to be very expensive, but unfortunately it is a must as there is no in-house team that can be equipped with the legal knowledge and know-how of every jurisdiction, says Peterson Tien, General Counsel & Vice President, Chimei Innolux. General Counsel must work with outside counsel to reduce litigation costs and achieve better outcomes ACN Newswire

Working Towards Better IP Laws and Policies
For Intellectual Property (IP) Counsel to do their jobs well, they need to know what the law is as well as what it could be, says Steven Liew, Chief Government Relations Officer, eBay Inc. Asia Pacific. They can only achieve this by working with lawmakers and government officials in crafting laws and policies, he adds ACN Newswire

A Toast to Wine&SpiritsAsia2012
As the lights go down on the 12th edition of biennial Wine&SpiritsAsia (WSA), one of the region's largest trade shows of its kind, exhibitors must surely be reflecting on what has been a very fulfilling four days.Held from 17 - 20 April, WSA2012attracted a truly cosmopolitan exhibitor mix, with more than 140 exhibitors coming from 27 countries/regions ACN Newswire

FHA2012 and WSA2012's Stalwart Figures Speak for Themselves
After a flurry of business-making and relationship-building activities conducted over four days, Food&HotelAsia2012 (FHA2012) and Wine&SpiritsAsia2012 (WSA2012) have once again surpassed all previous records by emerging with a new high score. Theevent saw more than 60,000 industry visitors, exhibiting staff, conference speakers and delegates, and media in attendance ACN Newswire

Canaccord Genuity Initiates Coverage on New Zealand Energy (TSXV:NZ) with a Buy Recommendation - Video Summary Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, April 20, 2012 - Investment firm Canaccord Genuity, initiates Coverage on New Zealand Energy (TSXV:NZ). Analyst Frederick Kozak gives the company a buy rating and a 12 month price target of $4.50, a premium of 65% above today's price of $ has produced a ""video news alert"" about New Zealand Energy based on this report ACN Newswire

Ashland Inc. to transfer a portion of its North American middle market commercial assets within its Water Technologies business to Rochester Midland Corporation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 20, 2012Ashland Inc. to transfer a portion of its North American middle market commercial assets within its Water Technologies business to Rochester Midland CorporationCOVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Releases Riskmining Navigator, a Proactive Risk Analysis Solution
Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Kyushu Systems Limited (FJQS) today announced the release of Riskmining Navigator, a software solution targeted primarily to manufacturers ACN Newswire

Developing Core Competencies in Tax
"The best way to prepare for what lies ahead is to make sure that we are on solid footing and that the strategies we adopt today are already in our reach," says Larry Martin, Vice President of Tax, AOL, Inc. It is crucial for tax officers to determine what their core competencies are that could be done in-house, and from there, determine what could be outsourced ACN Newswire

Houseware, Textile Fairs Open with 2,200+ Exhibitors
More than 2,200 exhibitors from all over the world are taking part in two major trade fairs that opened today and continue through 23 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) ACN Newswire

Sharp LCDs Installed in Boeing 787 Dreamliner Flight Deck
Sharp LCDs are being used in the flight deck of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a state-of-the-art, all-new-commercial airplane.This is the first LCD for aviation usage to incorporate Advanced Super View LCD, a display technology that Sharp developed for the AQUOS LCD TV ACN Newswire

Singapore Takes the Lead for Global Cities to Find New Integrated Solutions
Singapore is taking the lead in encouraging cities to find new integrated solutions in resolving pressing urbanisation challenges around the world. For the first time, the World Cities Summit, the Singapore International Water Week and the inauguralCleanEnviro Summit Singapore will be held together from 1 to 5 July 2012 ACN Newswire

Kawasaki City and Fujitsu Launch New Greenery Conservation Efforts
Kawasaki City and Fujitsu Limited today announced plans to hold a memorandum signing ceremony on April 24, marking the beginning of a cooperative effort aimed at greenery conservation management activities in the Kuriki San'noyama Special Greenery Conservation Area(1), located in Kawasaki City. These on-site activities are set to commence from April 27 ACN Newswire

The CFO's Role as Value Creator
Chief Financial Officers (CFO) have two key responsibilities, says Juan R. Figuereo, Executive President & Chief Financial Officer, Newell Rubbermaid. Keeping the company out of regulatory and compliance issues, and helping it grow in a way that creates value for all stakeholders ACN Newswire

IBN Discovers Human Neural Stem Cells with Tumor Targeting Ability - A Promising Discovery for Breast Cancer Therapy
Could engineered human stem cells hold the key to cancer survival? Scientists at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), the world's first bioengineering and nanotechnology research institute, have discovered that neural stem cellspossess the innate ability to target tumor cells outside the central nervous system ACN Newswire

Thirteenth Annual TELL Charity Walk & Runathon Set for May 5
On Saturday May 5, Tokyo English Life Line (TELL) once again unites the community to promote mental health in Japan, through its Thirteenth Annual TELL Charity Walk & Runathon ACN Newswire

Cytec Announces Update to Operating Segments
Woodland Park, New Jersey, April 19, 2012 - Cytec Industries Inc. (NYSE:CYT) announced today a change in its business segment reporting structure. The new reporting structure is effective in the first quarter of 2012 and provides greater clarity on the new strategic focus of the company ACN Newswire

INC Research's Stacey Adkins Receives "Outstanding Leadership in Clinical Research by a CRA" Award from ACRP
ACN Newswire

This Earth Month, Seventh Generation Empowers You to Make a Difference With a Live Like The Lorax Sweepstakes
This Earth Month, the leading brand of green and eco-friendly household and personal care products, Seventh Generation, is inspiring people across the country to make a difference in their own communities through the Live Like The Lorax Sweepstakes. MarketWire

Oak Valley Bancorp Reports 1st Quarter Results
Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank, recently reported consolidated financial results. For the three months ended March 31, 2012, consolidated net income was $1,461,000, while consolidated net income available to common shareholders was $1,292,000, or $0.17 per diluted common share MarketWire

VirTra Systems Reschedules Annual Shareholders' Meeting
VirTra Systems (PINKSHEETS: VTSI), a leading provider of firearms training simulation systems to military, law enforcement agencies and other organizations, today announced that it will reschedule its 2012 Annual Shareholders' Meeting for June 8, 2012 MarketWire

MichBio Annual Meeting Attendees Get Glimpse Into Obama Administration's Plans for Biotech
Nearly 200 Michigan bioscience leaders gathered at the VisTaTech Center at Schoolcraft College in Livonia, MI, for MichBio's Annual Meeting and Showcase on Thursday night MarketWire

CubeSmart Plants More Than 20,000 Trees for Its Customers
In honor of Earth Day, April 22, 2012, CubeSmart(SM) (NYSE: CUBE), a national provider of self-storage solutions and related services, is proud to announce a significant milestone in its "Plant a Tree" initiative, launched in April 2010. By the end of the second quarter of 2012, CubeSmart will have planted more than 20,000 trees. MarketWire

Waller Lansden Named to Prestigious Go-To Law Firm(R) Ranking
ALM, publisher of Corporate Counsel and The National Law Journal, has named Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis as a 2012 Go-To Law Firm® for the following practice groups: MarketWire

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. Affiliate Receives Favorable Appellate Court Ruling
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CWCO), which develops and operates seawater desalination plants and water distribution systems in areas of the world where naturally occurring supplies of potable water are scarce or nonexistent, today reported that its affiliate, Ocean Conversion (BVI) Ltd MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Announces Closing of Acquisition of Titanium Explorer Deepwater Drillship
Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: VTG) announced today that the Luxembourg branch of its wholly-owned subsidiary Vantage Drilling Poland Sp. z o.o. has today acquired and accepted delivery of the Titanium Explorer, a deepwater drillship formerly known as the Dragonquest MarketWire

Extra Space Storage Inc. Completes Public Offering of 8,050,000 Shares of Common Stock
Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR) (the "Company") today announced the completion of its previously announced public offering of 8,050,000 shares of its common stock, including 1,050,000 shares of common stock sold pursuant to the underwriter's full exercise of its option to purchase additional shares, at a purchase price of $28.22 per share MarketWire

ValCom's Shareholders Prevail at April 12th Shareholder Meeting
Shareholders for ValCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VLCO) announced today that a special shareholder meeting called by ValCom shareholders took place on Thursday, April 12th in Largo, FL. MarketWire

Suffer Begins Process of Corporate Name Change
SUFFER, (PINKSHEETS: SUFF) MarketWire Announces the Addition of Red Flower Personal Care, one of the most trusted online sources for high-performance luxury skin care and beauty essentials, has added the body care and lifestyle brand, Red Flower, to its assortment of premium personal care products. Skin care, candles and hair care are formulated with botanical extracts and oils to smell fresh and alive. MarketWire

Pericom Semiconductor to Announce Fiscal Third Quarter 2012 Results on May 1, 2012
Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM), a worldwide supplier of high-speed integrated circuits and frequency control products, will announce its fiscal third quarter 2012 results after market close on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. MarketWire

Eurobank EFG Full Year 2011 Financial Results
Eurobank EFG (ATHEX: EUROB), Full Year 2011 Financial Results. MarketWire

Walter Energy Announces Date of First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT), the world's leading, publicly traded "pure-play" producer of metallurgical coal for global industry, today announced that, in conjunction with the release of its first quarter 2012 earnings results after the market closes Wednesday, May 2, 2012, it will conduct a conference call to be broadcast live via the Internet. MarketWire

ITNS Introduces New Website for Paramount Discoveries Subsidiary
Itonis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITNS) today introduced a new website that is more informed with improved navigation and interactive features for its subsidiary, Paramount Discoveries. MarketWire

Trim Holding Group Announces Intent to Change Corporate Name to HPIL Holding
Trim Holding Group (the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: TRHG) (OTCQB: TRHG) is pleased to announce that on April 19, 2012, the Company filed a Preliminary Schedule 14C Information Statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for the purpose of providing advance notice to its stockholders that it intends to change its corporate name to HPIL Holding. MarketWire

Donna Kinnaird Named Chief Operating Officer of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) announces the appointment of Donna Kinnaird to the position of Chief Operating Officer, effective April 2, 2012. MarketWire

Israel's Medical Tourism & Medical Innovations Conference to Be Held by the American Israeli Medical Association in Los Angeles on May 3rd, 2012
The American Israeli Medical Association (AIMA) today announced it will hold its 9th Conference at Los Angeles' Skirball Cultural Center on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. According to Dr. Ben Drillings, director of AIMA, the keynote speaker for the event will be the CEO of Mann Healthcare Partners, Ms. Carla Mann Woods MarketWire

Collagenna (AGIJ) General Corporate Business Update
Axia Group (PINKSHEETS: AGIJ) ( Collagenna Skin Care Products is pleased to provide this general update on various business matters: MarketWire

Fisherman's Wharf Touts Eco Awareness for Earth Day
A healthy environment is key to the lifeblood of Fisherman's Wharf and the people who enjoy its many attractions. This year, the "G" in Ghirardelli Square goes Green for Earth Day at the 4th Annual Ghirardelli Goes Green on Saturday, April 21, 2012, from 1pm to 5pm at Ghirardelli Square, 900 North Point Street, San Francisco MarketWire

Medicure Reports Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Medicure Inc. ("Medicure" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: MPH)(PINKSHEETS: MCUJ), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today reported its third quarter 2012 financial results. MarketWire

Primitive Logic, Business Consulting and Technology Services Firm, Recognized as the #1 Best Place to Work in the SF Bay Area
The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal have named Primitive Logic the #1 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area. This is the third time the San Francisco based, boutique business consulting and technology services firm has been awarded the number one spot on the list, and the sixth consecutive year of ranking in the top three. MarketWire

Jimmy Fallon to Release Blow Your Pants Off June 12
On June 12, 2012, comedian and late-night host Jimmy Fallon will release Blow Your Pants Off on Warner Bros. Records MarketWire

Aristocrat Technologies Launches Its 14th App for iPhone(R), Wild Panda(TM)
Aristocrat Technologies today announced the launch of its 14th iPhone® game, Wild Panda™. Players can get their paws on the play-for-fun game now on the iTunes® App Store(SM). MarketWire

This Earth Day Turn Your College Savings Future Green
ScholarShare, California's 529 college savings program, is celebrating Earth Day by reminding everyone with an 529 college savings account that they can go green by signing up for e-Delivery. With ScholarShare's e-Delivery feature, all paperwork normally mailed to account holders will be sent electronically MarketWire

Revel Consulting Tees Up Success for Junior Champions Tour
Revel Consulting (, a Kirkland, Washington-based business management consulting firm, announced their support for the Junior Champions Tour (JCT), a nonprofit association that fosters the growth and development of junior golfers while promoting life values MarketWire

ECRM Launches ECRM Connect App
Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM®), a leader in business innovation and technology, is proud to announce that on April 21st, 2012 the ECRM Connect application for the iPhone and iPad will become available for download MarketWire

BLUEGA pieOS Brings Touch Interface to Web
HTML5 developer BLUEGA today released pieOS, an HTML5-based, touch interface-enabled personalized portal website, at DEMO Spring 2012. With features like icons, folders, widgets and wallpapers, pieOS looks and works just like any smartphone screen. Using touch interface, pieOS lets users to organize their favorite pages with icons and folders MarketWire

Up to 15X Points at Red Hawk Casino Every Thursday in May
Red Hawk Casino is offering Rewards Club members five to 15 times points every Thursday in May. Guests can earn up to 15 times points just by playing their favorite slot machines. Club members simply swipe their card at any Fortune's Rewards Kiosk any time after 4 a.m. each Thursday in May to reveal their Mystery Point Multiplier. All points earned between 4 a.m. Tuesday and 3:59 a.m MarketWire

Innotas Honored With "Best Places to Work" Award From the San Francisco Business Times
Innotas, a leading provider of Cloud Solutions for IT Management, was selected as one of the "Best Places to Work" in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Journal. Innotas was named 15th best place to work among the 125 companies honored at an awards presentation held on April 19th at the San Francisco Hilton MarketWire

Restaurateur Ryan Field Named a 2012 Up & Comer by Inside Tucson Business
Ryan Field, CEO and Owner of Field Restaurants, has been named a 2012 Up & Comer by Inside Tucson Business. Field owns 11 restaurants, including My Big Fat Greek Restaurants, Mays Counter Chicken & Waffles, and Taverna Greek Grill. Field Restaurants is based in Tucson, AZ and employs approximately 500 people nationally. MarketWire

Greenwood Gold Resources Inc. Name Change to BluForest Inc.
Greenwood Gold Resources Inc. (OTCBB: GGRID), (OTCQB: GGRID) MarketWire

DHS Holding, Co. Secures Financing
DHS Holding, Co. (PINKSHEETS: DHSM) CEO Michael Rohling announced today that, as of April 18, 2012, DHS Holding, Co. has secured financing from Clipper Explorations, Ltd. MarketWire

ACN America's Communication Network -- A Great Opportunity for Independent Business Owners
Representatives at ACN America have recently announced that due to the record-breaking production numbers posted during the months of January and February, those interested in creating and sustaining their own home-based business should contact a representative right away MarketWire

Fidelity Bancorp, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results for Fiscal 2012 and Quarterly Dividend
Fidelity Bancorp, Inc. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (NASDAQ: FSBI), the holding company for Fidelity Bank today announced second quarter earnings for the three-month period ended March 31, 2012. Fidelity recorded net income of $516,000 or $0.13 per share (diluted) for the period, compared to net income of $659,000 or $0.18 per share (diluted) in the prior year quarter MarketWire

ONA Opens 2012 MJ Bear Fellowships for Under-30 Digital Journalism Stars
The Online News Association, the world's largest membership organization of digital journalists, today opened applications for the 2012 MJ Bear Fellowships for early-career digital journalists, in honor of founding member MJ Bear. MarketWire

West to Host First Quarter 2012 Conference Call
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) confirmed today that it will release first quarter 2012 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, April 26, 2012 and will follow with a conference call to discuss the results and business expectations at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To participate on the call please dial 800-901-5217 (U.S.) or 617-786-2964 (International) MarketWire

NEWave Names Casino Cage and Credit Expert Karen Slak to New Customer Advocate Position
In a move that will position the company to provide even better customer service, leading software supplier to the gaming industry NEWave has named casino cage/credit and corporate training/development expert Karen Slak as the company's new Customer Advocate. MarketWire

May Is Natural Breast Cancer Prevention Month
You don't have to cure what you can prevent. That's why the non-profit Breast Cancer Natural Prevention Foundation is proud to recognize May 2012 as the inaugural "Natural Breast Cancer Prevention Month." MarketWire

Michaels Chief Executive Officer Hospitalized
Michaels Stores, Inc. announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, John B. Menzer, has been hospitalized due to a medical condition and is stable. MarketWire

King Resources, Inc. (KING) Share Reduction Certification
King Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KING) ( Further to the company announcements of a share structure reduction (see filing of April 16 2012 "Share Reduction" on OTC Markets) the company is pleased to report that this share reduction has been completed successfully. MarketWire

Broadridge CEO to Present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecom Conference
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) today announced that Richard J. Daly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecom Conference on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 1:45pm ET, to be held at The Westin Hotel in New York City. Mr MarketWire

San West Announces Major Services Contract & Revamped Strategic Plan
San West, Inc. (OTCBB: SNWT), an emerging leader in the power-sports industry, is excited to announce a substantial new services contract, which marks a major step in the company's plan to revitalize its business and improve shareholder value. MarketWire

New GOJO Sustainability Report Emphasizes Employee Contributions to Social, Environmental and Economic Progress
GOJO Industries, Inc. today released a new annual sustainability report. It marks progress made in 2011 against goals and initiatives the family business set following its first Sustainability Summit in 2009. MarketWire

Safelite AutoGlass(R) Begins National Windshield Recycling Program
Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation's largest provider of windshield replacements, has begun rolling out a wide-scale windshield recycling program, which expects to result in saving roughly 12 to 15 million tons of material going to landfills every year. MarketWire

Wolters Kluwer Expands Its Partnership With Chinese Publishing Industry
Delegation of Chinese publishing executives visits Wolters Kluwerheadquartersin the Netherlands Alphen aan den Rijn (April 20, 2012) - Wolters Kluwer, a market-leadingglobalinformation services company focused on professionals, today welcomed aChinesedelegation with representatives of some of the most prominent institutionsinChinese publishing MarketWire

Broadridge to Webcast Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Earnings Release Conference Call on May 8, 2012
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) is scheduled to release its financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2012, before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. MarketWire

Franklin Street Properties Corp. to Announce First Quarter 2012 Results
Franklin Street Properties Corp. ("FSP") (NYSE Amex: FSP), an investment firm specializing in real estate, today announced that it expects to release its results for the first quarter of 2012 after the market closes on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The Company will hold a conference call/webcast with the investment community to discuss the results at 10:00 am ET on Wednesday morning, May 2, 2012. MarketWire

PayChest Registers UK Mibella(R) Trademark
Paychest, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PYCT) MarketWire

Chicago Bulls Tickets Among NBA Playoff Tickets Available at
The 2012 NBA Playoffs are slated to begin next week, and tickets to first-round games in Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles, among other cities, are now available at MarketWire

OpenLogic Announces Availability of Pre-Configured and Custom Stacks in Amazon Marketplace
OpenLogic, Inc., provider of enterprise open source solutions for the data center and the cloud, today announced that its Open Platform as a Service, CloudSwing, is now available on AWS Marketplace. OpenLogic CloudSwing is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) that provides complete choice around infrastructure, components and programming languages MarketWire

NEC Claims Offers Free Service and Support to Victims of Recent Texas Hail Storms
NEC Claims announced today that they will be doing their part to help victims of the Texas hail storms by offering its professional claims services at NO CHARGE to Churches, Synagogues, and Community Centers in Texas that were damaged by the recent storm activity MarketWire

TVG to Present Exclusive Live, On-Site Coverage of the Betfair Hollywood Park 2012 Spring/Summer Race Meet
TVG, America's Horseracing Network, will be the exclusive broadcast network of the Betfair Hollywood Park 2012 Spring/Summer race meet, offering live, on-site coverage beginning Thursday, April 26. MarketWire

Lion Street and American Financial Systems Launch Innovative Options for Executive Benefits in the Middle Market
Lion Street and American Financial Systems, Inc. (AFS) have formed an alliance to create opportunities in executive benefits for the middle market through a multi-carrier platform featuring single source administration. MarketWire

Liberator Signs Alizee - Comercio as Exclusive Branding Partner for Liberator Products in Brazil
Liberator, Inc. (OTCBB: LUVU) (OTCQB: LUVU), a progressive, vertically integrated company capitalizing on the emerging sexual wellness revolution through the worldwide marketing of the Liberator® brand, today announced the company's brand expansion into South America through its newest partnership with Alizee, Inc. in Sao Paolo, Brazil. MarketWire

X-Change Corporation to Acquire Up to 10,000 Net Acres Within the Williston Basin of North Dakota and Montana
X-Change Corporation (OTCQB: XCHC) (PINKSHEETS: XCHC) announced today through its subsidiary Cress Oil, Inc., an independent exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas, that it will acquire leasehold interests located within the Williston Basin of North Dakotas and Montana. MarketWire

Provident New York Bancorp to Announce Second Quarter 2012 Earnings
Provident New York Bancorp (NYSE: PBNY), the parent company of Provident Bank, today announced that it plans to release second quarter results for fiscal 2012 after market close on Monday, April 23, 2012. MarketWire

Project Earth 2012 Earth Day Contest Winners - Best School Projects
The Project Earth 2012 Earth Day Contest project winners, selected from entries received from schools across the United States, are: MarketWire

Worthington Energy Reports Proved Reserve Evaluation on VM-179
Worthington Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: WGAS) ("Worthington"), an energy turnaround company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and drilling of oil and natural gas properties, today reports that they have received the 2012 Reserve and Economic Evaluation on Vermilion Block 179 issued by James F Hubbard Petroleum Consultant (JFH) in New Orleans, LA. MarketWire

Consulting magazine Editor & Publisher and Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory Managing Director Speak Among Business Leaders at Microsoft Event
With the worst of the economic downturn in the rear-view mirror, consulting firms, like many companies, are turning their attention back to growth MarketWire Launches New Affiliate Program (PINKSHEETS: SEEK), an emerging leader in the Local Internet search space, today announced that it has launched a new affiliate program to market its Local business products and services nationally. Interested applicants should go to to apply. MarketWire

KMAG Develops New Solutions for 2012 Delivery
KMA Global Solutions International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KMAG) is providing the following corporate update. MarketWire

Sionix Corporation Ships MWTS to the Williston Basin in North Dakota
Sionix Corporation (OTCBB: SINX) ("Sionix" or the "Company"), a designer of patented water treatment systems, announced today that it has shipped its Mobile Water Treatment System (MWTS) to a staging area in North Dakota under the Water Treatment Agreement with McFall Incorporated announced on March 5, 2012 MarketWire

Sell Your Old Phone to Readen Holding Corp (PINKSHEETS: RHCO) and Contribute to a Better Planet
READEN HOLDING CORP (PINKSHEETS: RHCO) announced that Moho-Telecom a 100% subsidiary of Readen Holding Corp started a new joint venture. MarketWire

Cinedigm Announces Pricing of Underwritten Public Offering
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in digital cinema, announced today it priced an underwritten public offering of 7,142,857 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $1.40 per share. Additionally, the Company has granted the underwriters an option for 30 days to purchase up to 714,286 additional shares of Class A common stock MarketWire

Caza Gold Corp. Commences Trading on OTCQX Today
Greg Myers, CEO and President of Caza Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: CZY)(OTCQX: CZGDF)(FRANKFURT: CZ6), is pleased to announce that the Company's shares will commence trading on the OTCQX International at the opening of the markets today, April 20, 2012, under the symbol "CZGDF". OTCQX International is the OTC market's prestigious tier. MarketWire

SEI Partners With AGF Investments to Provide Fully Integrated Collective Investment Trust Solution
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced that it has partnered with AGF Investments America Inc. (AGFA) to provide a fully-integrated suite of Collective Investment Trust (CIT) services. The deal is the latest CIT offering for SEI, further extending its leadership position in one of the fastest growing segments of the defined-contribution retirement market. MarketWire

Surrey Bancorp Reports First Quarter Net Income of $664,057
Surrey Bancorp (the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust (the "Bank"), today reported earnings for the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

Home Health International, Inc. Joins the American Association for Homecare
Home Health International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HHII), announced today that it has joined the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare),, the voice for homecare in Washington. MarketWire

Intelleflex CEO to Present at U.S. State Department's Global Impact Economy Forum
Intelleflex, a leading provider of on-demand data visibility solutions, today announced that Peter Mehring, Chief Executive Officer, will speak at the U.S. State Department's Global Impact Economy Forum, offering insights on technology for developing sustainable agriculture supply chains and reducing inefficiencies in the food value chain MarketWire

Li3 Energy Reports Positive Measured Resource Report
Li3 Energy, Inc., (OTCBB: LIEG) ("Li3," "Li3 Energy" or the "Company"), a U.S.-listed and South America-based global exploration company in the lithium and minerals sector, is pleased to announce the findings of the NI 43-101 Technical Report. The report estimates significant Measured and Inferred Resources on the Company's flagship Maricunga property. MarketWire

Shining Tree Resources Announces Private Placement

Rosendin Electric's Green Team Adopts Section of Oregon Highway 26
The Oregon regional office of Rosendin Electric, one of the nation's largest private electrical contractors and a 100% employee-owned company, today announced that it has adopted a section of Oregon Highway 26 west of Portland MarketWire

Great Rock Development Corporation Acquires Gold Rights to Cobequid Highland Claims in Nova Scotia
Great Rock Development Corporation (PINKSHEETS: GROC) reported today it has acquired gold mineral rights for 4200 acres of the Byers Brook and Shatter Lake claims of the Cobequid Highlands of Nova Scotia. In recent months the region has been the object of intense scrutiny because of discoveries of gold mineralization by Dr T.G MarketWire

Norton Rose Group Relies on NextPlane Federation Cloud Service to Connect Global Network of Law Offices
NextPlane, Inc., ( the market leader in cloud-based federation services for disparate unified communications (UC), today announced that Norton Rose Group is now using the NextPlane Federation Cloud Service MarketWire

Stratus Technologies Announces Conference Call for FY2012 Fourth Quarter Financial Results
Stratus Technologies Bermuda Holdings Ltd. (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, "Stratus" or the "Company"), a global provider of uptime assurance, today announced that it will release financial results for its fourth quarter ended February 26, 2012 on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. A conference call will be held on the same day, April 24, 2012, at 1:30 p.m MarketWire

Playsino Raises $1.5 Million, Doubles Down on Social Casino Gaming
Playsino,, today announced it has closed on $1.5 million of new funding. Playsino is focused on building the largest social casino game publisher on social networks and mobile platforms. MarketWire

SouthGobi Resources Provides Clarification on Recent Change of Auditor
SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX: SGQ)(HKSE: 1878) ("SouthGobi") disclosed that Deloitte & Touche LLP ("Deloitte") had resigned from their position as Auditor of SouthGobi effective April 2, 2012 and were replaced by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. SouthGobi has noted some speculation and confusion regarding the announcement and provides some clarification. MarketWire

BloomReach Named One of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area
BloomReach, creators of the Big Data cloud marketing platform, today announced that it has been named one of the top ten "Best Places to Work" in the San Francisco Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal MarketWire

Governor John Hickenlooper Joins ViaWest for Grand Opening of Its New Colorado Headquarters Location

Titan Pharmaceuticals Announces Phase 3 Probuphine(R) Data Presentation at the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) 43rd Medical-Scientific Conference
Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: TTNP) today announced that positive efficacy and safety results from its confirmatory Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating Probuphine® in patients with opioid dependence will be presented during a poster presentation at the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) 43rd Medical-Scientific Conference being held April 19-22, 2012 in Atlanta. MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software Web Seminar Defines Data Governance Dashboards and Outlines Benefits
What/Who: Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks (NYSE: HHS) and a leading enabler of Total Data Quality™ solutions, will host a Web seminar titled "Presentation is Everything: Defining Data Governance Dashboards." Date: Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. EDT/ 8:00 a.m. PDT/ 4:00 p.m MarketWire

Rock the Earth Announces Winners of 2012 Planet Defender Awards
Rock the Earth, a national not-for-profit environmental organization that partners with the music industry, today announced the winners of its Seventh-Annual Planet Defender Awards. These awards pay tribute to those exceptional individuals who consistently work to protect our planet as environmental activists in the following categories: Artist, Community Leader and Grassroots Activist MarketWire

PENSRUS Pens Huge Selection of Father's Day Gifts
This Father's Day, PENSRUS, a leading distributor of bargain pens, discount pens, engraved and imprinted pens, and other specialty advertising instruments, is celebrating Father's Day by offering huge savings on personalized gifts perfect for every father, brother, uncle, son, or friend MarketWire

Howard Parr Joins Phoenix Healthcare, a Division of Phoenix Marketing International
Phoenix Marketing International (PMI), one of the fastest growing global marketing research firms, announced today the appointment of Howard Parr as a Group Director based in the UK. MarketWire

Poynt Corporation Presents at MMA Forum Singapore
Poynt Corporation (TSX VENTURE: PYN)(OTCQX: PNYTF) ("Poynt Corp." or the "Company"), a global leader in mobile local search and advertising, today announced that Margaret Glover-Campbell, Senior Vice President, Marketing and External Relations of Poynt Corp MarketWire

Statoil : Notice of annual general meeting
The General meeting of Statoil ASA(OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) will be held on 15 May 2012 at 17.00 at StavangerForum, Gunnar Warebergsgate 13, NO-4021 Stavanger. MarketWire

San Antonio's CPS Energy Takes Advantage of Solar Power Market Opportunities, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- CPS Energy (San Antonio, Texas), the municipal gas and electricity utility for Greater San Antonio, has announced that OCI Solar Power LLC (Atlanta, Georgia) has been selected to develop a proposed 400-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic project in San Antonio MarketWire

Evidence Points to Increase in U.S. Forensic Crime Laboratory Construction, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The general public has become increasingly familiar with the science involved in deciphering evidence used in criminal investigations MarketWire

RTC Welcomes The Venetian(R) and The Palazzo(R) as Platinum Partners in Club Ride Commuter Services Program
As Las Vegas prepares to recognize Earth Day, Club Ride Commuter Services, an employer-based sustainable transportation program established by the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC), officially welcomes The Venetian and The Palazzo as the first employer to join the program at the platinum partner level. MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 4/20
Election year rhetoric, hurricane proof buildings, credit repair, sleeping, renewable energy, economy and spending; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen (http://www.moneytv MarketWire

Lincoln Property Company Announces Sale of Lincoln Commerce Park 2
The Phoenix office of Lincoln Property Company, a full-service real estate firm providing development, investment, property management, receivership, leasing and construction management, announced the sale of Lincoln Commerce Park 2 in Phoenix to Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors. MarketWire

Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corporation Appoints New President and Chief Operating Officer
Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BCND) today announced that it has appointed Frank Castellano as President and Chief Operating Officer. MarketWire

How Branded Consumer Goods Can Hold Off Competitors Through Speed
Fast-moving branded consumer-goods companies have been competing with private labels for more than two decades. Technical superiority, creative marketing, and, more recently, efforts to differentiate at the point of sale have failed to hold off the competition from private labels. A new report by The Boston Consulting Group points to one remaining sustainable advantage: rapid time to market MarketWire

More Than a Third of Large Manufacturers Are Considering Reshoring From China to the U.S.
More than a third of U.S.-based manufacturing executives at companies with sales greater than $1 billion are planning to bring back production to the United States from China or are considering it, according to a new survey by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Discovery Tour on April 24th in Tunis, Tunisia to Feature CADWorx(R) Plant Professional for 3D Modeling in Collaboration With CAESAR II(R) and PV Elite(R) for Engineering Analysis
Intergraph has scheduled a Discovery Tour event on April 24, 2012 in Tunis, Tunisia that will feature demonstrations of Intergraph CADWorx Plant Professional including methods that can increase performance by up to 30% on most projects MarketWire

WMG Holdings Corp. and WMG Acquisition Corp. Announce Settlement of Exchange Offers to Occur on April 25, 2012
WMG Holdings Corp. announced the expiration on April 19, 2012 of its offer to exchange (the "Holdings Exchange Offer") $150 million in aggregate principal amount of its 13.75% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "New Holdings Notes"), which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for an equal principal amount of its outstanding 13 MarketWire

First Bancorp of Indiana, Inc. Announces Financial Results
First Bancorp of Indiana, Inc. (OTCBB: FBPI), the holding company for First Federal Savings Bank, reported earnings of $196,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, compared to net income of $177,000 in the same quarter last year. The Company recognized earnings of $864,000 through the first nine months of fiscal 2012, up from $639,000 for the same period in fiscal 2011 MarketWire

El Paso Pipeline Partners Increases Quarterly Cash Distribution
El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB) today announced that the Board of Directors of its general partner has declared a $0.51 per unit quarterly cash distribution for the first quarter of 2012, or $2.04 per unit on an annualized basis. This distribution represents an 11 percent increase from the $0.46 per unit paid for the first quarter 2011 and a 2 percent increase from the $0 MarketWire

Avanti Mining Issues Shares in Lieu of Cash for Interest Payable Under Terms of RCF Loans, Makes Payment of Extension Fee and Makes Payment to Nicholas Carter Pursuant to Purchase and Sale Agreement
Avanti Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AVT) (PINKSHEETS: AVNMF) ("Avanti" or the "Company") announced today that in accordance with the terms of the Convertible Loan Agreement (the "2008 Loan Agreement") dated October 16, 2008, as amended October 2, 2009, between Avanti and Resource Capital Fund IV L.P. ("RCF"), Avanti has made an interest payment in the amount of US$100,000 MarketWire

SeaBird - Notice of Annual General Meeting and Annual Report 2011
20 April 2012 GlobeNewswire

The Annual General Meeting of Eltek ASA is to be held 15 May 2012 at 17:00 hrs CET. GlobeNewswire

Eltek ASA avholder ordinær generalforsamling 15. mai 2012 kl. 17:00. GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Expands Its Partnership with Chinese Publishing Industry
Delegation of Chinese publishing executives visits Wolters Kluwer headquarters in the Netherlands GlobeNewswire

UniCredit Bank AG has today provided notice of subscription to the Board of Dierctors of Nordic Mines AB (publ) GlobeNewswire

Rezidor's Nominating Committee supplements its proposal to the Annual General Meeting 2012
The Nominating Committee of Rezidor Hotel Group AB ("Rezidor") consists of William Van Brunt representing the Carlson group as Chairman, Jan Andersson representing Swedbank Robur funds and Peter van Berlekom representing Nordea Investment Funds. GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Launches Direct Intelligence Service for US Insurance
Enhanced content allows companies to stay ahead of regulatory change and manage risk GlobeNewswire

Fairstar Heavy Transport announces successful sea-trials for Fairstar's 50,000DWT vessel FORTE
Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) announces today the FORTE has successfully completed sea-trials in China. The sea-trials finished with a successful submerging test. The FORTE will now return to the yard to prepare for its naming ceremony on May 23. GlobeNewswire

Novartis drug Jakavi(TM) recommended by CHMP for EU approval to treat patients with the life-threatening blood cancer myelofibrosis
Novartis International AG /Novartis drug Jakavi(TM) recommended by CHMP for EU approval to treat patients with the life-threatening blood cancer myelofibrosis . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Farstad Shipping ASA - Notice of Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of Farstad Shipping will be held at Farstadgården, Notenesgt. 14, Ålesund, on Tuesday 15 May 2012 at 16.00 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Novartis updates US label on Gilenya® following discussions with the FDA
Novartis International AG /Novartis updates US label on Gilenya® following discussions with the FDA. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Eltek ASA: Annual Information Eltek ASA
Issuer of listed transferable securities are required to provide Oslo Stock Exchange with an annual statement of information made available to the public, cf. The Securities Trading Act, Section 5-11. Attached you will find an annual overview for Eltek ASA. GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil updates the way its comparable operating profit is calculated
Neste Oil CorporationStock Exchange Release20 April 2012 at 2 p.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

Invitation to Aspo's press conference
ASPO PLC  STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE April 20, 2012 at 13:45Aspo Plc's Interim Report for January-March 2012 will be published on Friday, April 27, 2012, at about 8.30 a.m. Finnish time. A press conference (in Finnish) for analysts, bankers and media will be held on the same day at Hotel Kämp, conference room Paavo Nurmi, address: Pohjoisesplanadi 29, 00100 Helsinki, at 11 GlobeNewswire

Sampo's IR Application for iPad published
SAMPO PLC                PRESS RELEASE             20 April 2012 at 12.20 pm GlobeNewswire

Corio announces resolutions of AGM of 19 April 2012
On 19 April 2012 the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ('AGM') of Corio was held, at which the following resolutions were passed: GlobeNewswire

Veidekke to develop the Nöten block in Solna
Fabege AB has selected Veidekke Entreprenad for a 500 million SEK collaborative contract for the renovation and modernisation of the Nöten block in Solna.Veidekke was chosen because of its successful collaboration on the Bocken block in Stockholm and its experience with similar construction projects. GlobeNewswire

Novartis confirms positive benefit-risk profile of Gilenya® following CHMP review and label update recommendation
Novartis International AG /Novartis confirms positive benefit-risk profile of Gilenya® following CHMP review and label update recommendation . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

NIB helps promote Skanska's sustainable building technology in Poland
The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Swedish Skanska Financial Services have signed a new loan agreement for financing Skanska's "green building" projects in Poland. GlobeNewswire

Lindab's report for the the First Quarter will be presented on 27 April
Lindab's Report will be made public on 27 April 2012 at 07:40 am (CET). GlobeNewswire


CapMan invests in Top League
CapMan Press Release 20 April 2012 at 10:00 a.m. EET CapMan invests in Top League GlobeNewswire

Alma Media's Q1 2012 interim report to be published on 27 April 2012
Alma Media CorporationStock exchange release  20 April 2012 at 9.45 EEST GlobeNewswire

Invitation to conference call, April 26 at 2:30 pm
  Studsvik AB presents its interim report for the first quarter 2012 and hereby invites media and analysts to a conference call held in English, Thursday, April 26 at 2:30 pm CET. GlobeNewswire

Shares traded ex dividend today
The shares in Orkla ASA will be traded ex dividend of NOK 2.50 as from today, 20 April 2012.   Orkla ASAOslo, 20 April 2012 Contacts Orkla Investor Relations:Rune Helland, Tel.: +47 977 13250Siv Merethe S. Brekke, Tel.: +47 930 56093   This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act GlobeNewswire

Pronova BioPharma ASA : Generic marketing authorisation in the UK
Lysaker, Norway, 20 April 2012: Pronova BioPharma ASA today announced that Teva UK Limited has obtained authorisation to market a generic version of a 1 gram soft capsule omega-3 acid ethyl esther in the United Kingdom. GlobeNewswire

DNO International Signs Amended Concession Agreement for the Saleh Area, Offshore Ras Al Khaimah

Aker Solutions to boost subsea manufacturing capacity
20 April 2012 - International oil service group Aker Solutions is preparing for major growth by investing NOK 500 million (USD 87 million) in its subsea business. This investment is set to double the capacity of its manufacturing plants in Tranby, Norway, and Port Klang, Malaysia. In addition, a new service base will also be established in Malaysia. GlobeNewswire

Notification for bondholders of KBC Internationale Financieringsmaatschappij (KBC IFIMA) --- Bericht aan de obligatiehouders van KBC Internationale Financieringsmaatschappij (KBC IFIMA)
Notification for bondholders of KBC Internationale Financieringsmaatschappij (KBC IFIMA) (Regulated information - 20 April 2012, before trading hours) GlobeNewswire

Brussels, 20 April 2012, at 7:30 am GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä Interim Report January-March 2012
Wärtsilä Corporation INTERIM REPORT 20 April 2012 at 8.30 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

Nestlé first-quarter sales: 7.2% organic growth, full-year outlook confirmed
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé first-quarter sales: 7.2% organic growth, full-year outlook confirmed. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

BWG Homes ASA: Registered share capital increase
Reference is made to stock exchange notice dated 11 April 2012 regarding implementation of repair issue in BWG Homes ASA comprising the issuance of 3,062,825 shares. The repair issue has now been registered in the Register of Business Enterprises. GlobeNewswire

Change in the shareholding in Outotec Oyj

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