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Google knew it was stealing emails, passwords during Street View data collection: Report
Google's collection of sensitive data from millions of unknowing households while operating specially equipped cars for its Street View service was a deliberate and repeated choice, according to a new report. ANI

Eastman Completes Startup of Plasticizer Manufacturing Facility at Texas City Site
Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) today announced it has completed the retrofit and startup of its non-phthalate plasticizer manufacturing facility in Texas City, Texas. Eastman purchased the former Sterling Chemicals, Inc. plant in mid-2011 ACN Newswire

SGX appoints Christine Lie as Chief Representative for Beijing Office
Singapore Exchange (SGX) is pleased to appoint Ms Christine Lie as Chief Representative for SGX Beijing Representative Office, replacing Mr Lloyd Loh. Ms Lie first took office as Head of Listings (China) in November last year and will begin her new role with effect from 1 May 2012 ACN Newswire

Global Machine Tool Big Wigs Confirm Participation in MTA VIETNAM2012
MTA VIETNAM has proven to be Vietnamese manufacturers' choice procurement ground for equipment, technology and services. Following the success of the 2011 edition, MTA VIETNAM2012, the premier international trade event for Vietnam's manufacturing industry, will be back at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City from 3 to 6 July ACN Newswire

Finding Value in the Fixed Income Markets
Institutional investors should expect volatility to persist for at least the next 12 months, so they may want to consider taking a long-term and patient approach to investing, says David Wilson, CFA, Managing Director, Liability Driven Investing, Cutwater Asset Management ACN Newswire

Scientists Uncover Exciting Lead into Premature Ageing and Heart Disease
Scientists have discovered that they can dramatically increase the life span of mice with progeria (premature ageing disease) and heart disease (caused by Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy) by reducing levels of a protein called SUN1 ACN Newswire

Axios Files Annual Financial Statements and MD&A
Axios Mobile Assets Corp. (the "Company") (CNSX: AXA), reports that it has filed its audited financial statements and Management Discussion & Analysis ("MD&A") for the year ended December 31, 2011. In conjunction with these filings, the Company has also filed restated audited financial statements and an amended MD&A for the year ended December 31, 2010. MarketWire

Tomorrow's Scorsese? Expedia Sponsors Short Film Contest for Participants at National Film Festival for Talented Youth
Expedia.com, the world's largest online travel agency, today announced that it will sponsor the 2012 National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY), the premier showcase of the best young directors -- aged 22 and younger -- from around the world. NFFTY is a festival put on by The Talented Youth, a non-profit organization founded in 2007 MarketWire

OCBC Celebrates Latino Achievement in Education
WHAT:Join Orange County Business Council (OCBC) and community partners at the fourth annual Latino Educational Attainment (LEA) Reception on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the Discovery Science Center, in honor of Orange County educators, administrators, and parents who have committed to furthering Latino student achievement MarketWire

Point of Grace New Album A Thousand Little Things Available May 1
Just in time for Mother's Day, multi-platinum selling trio, Point of Grace (Shelley Breen, Leigh Cappillino, Denise Jones) will release their 12th studio album, A Thousand Little Things, on May 1, 2012. "A Thousand Little Things" is the title track and first single off the new album. The album comes right off the heels of Point of Grace's recently announced lifestyle brand, Graceful Living MarketWire

PetroChoice Completes the Acquisition of Lorenz Lubricant Company, Inc.
PetroChoice, a leading provider of lubrication solutions, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Lorenz Lubricant Company, Inc. ("Lorenz"). PetroChoice is focused on acquiring best-in-class lubricant distributors to expand both its product and service offering to customers and its geographic footprint MarketWire

Casey's Cupcakes Opens Fourth Location at Woodbury Town Center in Irvine
Casey's Cupcakes will open its fourth location at 6258 Irvine Boulevard at the Woodbury Town Center in Irvine, Calif. on May 5. Local residents can expect delectable cupcakes and desserts at the beautifully designed boutique with bright splashes of pink, elegant black accents and inspirations of a classic Parisian café with a glamorous Hollywood twist MarketWire

Portlogic Systems Releases Its Mobile Cloud Work Order Solution
Portlogic Systems Inc. (OTCBB: PGSY), a mobile and Internet software developer and kiosk solutions provider for electronic payments, marketing delivery and community communication systems today announces the release of m2workflow, a mobile phone application that connects customers, organizations, partners and assets to information and services in real-time from any location MarketWire

CIVC Partners Completes the Acquisition of EN Engineering
CIVC Partners, LP, a Chicago-based middle market private equity firm focused on investments in the business services and financial services industries, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of EN Engineering ("ENE" or the "Company") in partnership with management. Madison Capital Funding provided senior debt financing for the transaction MarketWire

TICC Schedules First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call for May 4, 2012
TICC Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: TICC) announced today that it will report first quarter earnings on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 10:00 AM ET. The toll free dial-in number will be 1-877-317-6789. There will be a recording available for 30 days. If you are interested in hearing the recording, please dial 1-877-344-7529. The replay pass-code number is 10013802. MarketWire

Don't Hassle With Short Sales, The Ranch by William Lyon Homes Makes Buying a New Home a Breeze
Smart consumers who are tired of dealing with resale opportunities must discover The Ranch, where established builder William Lyon Homes makes buying a new home a breeze. There is no need to hassle with short sales or fixer-uppers, now is the time to stop looking at foreclosures and find the way home to The Ranch in the community of livable, lovable Lathrop MarketWire

The Grand Opening of The Row at ThreeSixty a Buzzworthy Success
A festive scene of gourmet fare, entertainment and South Bay fun unfolded during the recent Grand Opening of The Row by William Lyon Homes, where more than 750 visitors joined this lively celebration at gated ThreeSixty MarketWire

Golden Phoenix Provides Update on 30% Mineral Ridge Interest
Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. ("Golden Phoenix" or the "Company") (OTCBB: GPXM) announced today that its 30% interest in the Mineral Ridge Gold LLC, the joint venture entity that owns and operates the Mineral Ridge Gold Project in Nevada, was sold at auction for a credit bid of $9,035,320.67 to Waterton Global Value, L.P. ("Waterton"). MarketWire

Gold Resource Corporation Announces Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE Amex: GORO) announced today that it will hold its annual meeting of shareholders at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at the Westin Denver Downtown located at 1672 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO 80202. Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico. MarketWire

Rolling Strong(TM) Partners With Nationwide Healthy Vending Management
Rolling Strong™ is proud to exclusively partner with Healthy Vending Management within the transportation industry in the fight to provide more accessible nutritional health options to professional drivers. MarketWire

Small Business Net Employment Growth Outpaces National Average
TriNet's SMBeat, a detailed analysis of trends in key human capital economic indicators for small businesses, reports that net employment levels grew .66 percent in March. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced the creation of 120,000 new jobs for the US economy in March. Translated to percentage terms, this represented only a .09 percent increase over February employment levels MarketWire

GOLAR LNG - Announcement of filing of Form 20-F Annual Report
Golar LNG Limited announces that it hasfiled its Form 20-F for the year endedDecember 31, 2011 with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the U.S. MarketWire

Schawk, Inc. Announces Dates for First-Quarter 2012 Financial Results Press Release and Conference Call
Schawk, Inc. (NYSE: SGK), a leading provider of brand development and deployment services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers, announced plans to release first-quarter 2012 financial results on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, after the market closes. MarketWire

Omaha Steaks(R) Teams With ShopIgniter to Reward Its Facebook Family Members With New Social Commerce Experience
Omaha Steaks and ShopIgniter today announced the new Omaha Steaks Facebook store, where the company's faithful social media followers will find it easy to shop with Omaha Steaks while enjoying offers exclusive to the company's Facebook Fans MarketWire

GreenMan Technologies Announces Completion of an $8.2 Million Private Placement and the Appointment of Three New Directors
GreenMan Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GMTI) (PINKSHEETS: GMTI) announced today the completion of a private placement for $8.2 million of 10 percent Convertible Preferred Stock to several institutional investors, led by Spring Mountain Capital and Next View Capital, private investment management firms based in New York City and Chicago, respectively. MarketWire

MFRI Announces Results for 2011 and Expects Growth in 2012
MFRI, Inc. (NASDAQ: MFRI) announced today sales and earnings for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2012 ("2011"). The Company's sales in 2011 grew 7% to $234 million, from $219 million last year; net loss in 2011 was $5 million or $0.73 per diluted share, compared to net income of $4.4 million or $0.64 per diluted share, in 2010 MarketWire

McGhee Productivity Solutions Partners With Microsoft Mexico to Drive Subsidiary to #1 in Their Cluster
McGhee Productivity Solutions (McGhee) recently published a case study demonstrating how executives at Microsoft Mexico have utilized McGhee methods of strategic alignment and planning to drive accountability and success, making Microsoft Mexico #1 in their cluster of subsidiaries and the #2 subsidiary in Latin America MarketWire

Brookfield Canada Office Properties Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
Brookfield Canada Office Properties (TSX: BOX.UN) (NYSE: BOXC), a Canadian REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust), today announced that net income for the three months ended March 31, 2012 was $152.4 million or $1.64 per unit, compared to $40.3 million or $0.43 per unit during the same period in 2011. MarketWire

Grupo TMM Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F With the Securities and Exchange Commission
Grupo TMM, S.A.B. (NYSE: TMM) (BMV: TMM A) ("TMM" or the "Company") a Mexican intermodal transportation and logistics company, announced today that it filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, with the Securities and Exchange Commission. MarketWire

HKN Announces Amendment to Its Rights Agreement
HKN, Inc. (NYSE Amex: HKN) ("HKN") announced today that it has amended its existing Rights Agreement to accelerate the final expiration date of the rights issued thereunder from April 6, 2018 to May 30, 2012. MarketWire

Silvercorp to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year End Results & Hold Analyst Conference Call
Silvercorp Metals Inc. ("Silvercorp") (TSX: SVM)(NYSE: SVM) plans to release its unaudited fourth quarter and annual results for the period ended March 31, 2012, on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, after the close of the market. MarketWire

Provident Bank Creates NYC Metro Market Advisory Board
Provident Bank, a subsidiary of Provident New York Bancorp (NYSE: PBNY), announced it has established an Advisory Board for its New York City Metro Market. David S. Slackman will serve as Chairman. Mr. Slackman is a seasoned banker and has been active in the New York City market for 30 years MarketWire

VirtuOz Takes Top Honors in Miss Client 2012 Contest
VirtuOz, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent virtual agents (IVAs) for online marketing, sales, and support, announced today that the company swept the third annual Miss Client 2012 contest with VirtuOz powered agents from Michelin (http://www.michelin.com/corporate/EN/home), Nespresso (http://www.nespresso.com/us/en/) and SFR (http://assistance.sfr.fr/index MarketWire

CCA Revises 2012 First Quarter Earnings Release Date
CCA (Corrections Corporation of America) (NYSE: CXW) announced today that it will release its 2012 first quarter financial results before the market opens on Thursday, May 3, 2012. The Company previously announced it would release first quarter financial results after the market close on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. MarketWire

NuVasive Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) MarketWire

Moms Are Free at Medieval Times
Anyone can buy mom chocolates. Why not treat your mother to a free* two-hour tournament show? She'll meet a knight in shining armor, watch the majestic Liberty Horse Act, and enjoy a four-course medieval feast. This special offer at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Buena Park is valid for all shows from Friday, May 11 through Sunday, May 13 MarketWire

Insulet Corporation to Present at the 11th Annual JMP Securities Research Conference
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® Insulin Management System, today announced the Company will participate in the 11th Annual JMP Securities Research Conference at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco. Management is scheduled to present an overview of the Company on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 9:30 AM PT (12:30 PM ET). MarketWire

Mattersight Named "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm, Gartner, Inc.
Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR) today announced it has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the Cool Vendors in Content Analytics, 2012 report by Gartner, Inc. Quoting Gartner's report, "Data is growing in volume, variety, velocity and complexity MarketWire

The Medicines Company to Participate in the Deutsche Bank 37th Annual Healthcare Conference
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) will present at the Deutsche Bank 37th Annual Healthcare Conference on Monday, May 7th in Boston, MA beginning at 2:10pm Eastern Time. Clive Meanwell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will provide a company overview. MarketWire

GeoMet Announces Management Changes and Engagement of Financial Advisor
GeoMet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMET) (the "Company") announced that J. Darby Seré has resigned today as Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer and as a Director of the Company to pursue other opportunities. The resignation is effective immediately. The Board has named Michael Y. McGovern as the Company's new Chairman of the Board of Directors and William C MarketWire

Vytran to Feature Compact, Semi-Automated Optical Fiber Splicer at CLEO: 2012
Vytran, an innovative supplier of optical fiber splicing and processing solutions, will feature its newest optical fiber splicer, "CAS-4100," and show a selection of other high-performance fiber processing equipment, at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2012 exposition (booth #1426) MarketWire

PTS Inc. (PTSH) Navistar China and USA Managed Expansion
PTS Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PTSH) Today, after the market close PTSH www.ptspi.com a Nevada USA based parent company and its wholly owned subsidiary Navistar Global Logistics (UK) Ltd www.navistar.co.uk (Navistar) announced managed expansion program with the introduction of three new E-Commerce businesses who have agreed in principal to use Navistar for e-com services from China and USA MarketWire

Schreder Lighting US Presents the Piano Family of Outdoor Decorative Luminaires, at Lightfair International 2012
Schreder Lighting US presents the Piano family of outdoor decorative luminaires in Booth 1032 at Lightfair, from May 9 through May 11. Designed by Michel Tortel, Piano features a die cast aluminum housing that is designed to optimize the cooling of the LEDs and electronic driver. The optical system is completely sealed with an IP66-rated compartment MarketWire

Quantum Health Commits to Adding 525 Columbus Jobs
Care coordination innovator Quantum Health, Inc. announced today at a joint news conference with Governor John Kasich, Mayor Michael B. Coleman and County Commissioner Paula Brooks that it will maintain its headquarters in Columbus and expand local operations to create at least 525 full-time jobs, more than doubling its "healthcare workforce of the future" over the next three years. MarketWire

Death Cab for Cutie Announces Summer Tour; Dates Include Headline Shows and Festival Appearances; North American Trek Begins June 30th at the Commons in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario; Spring Trek Featuring the Magik*Magik Orchestra Currently Drawing Rave Reviews at Every Stop; Dates Continue Through
Atlantic recording group Death Cab for Cutie has announced details of their upcoming summer tour. The North American dates get underway with a pair of Canada Day Weekend shows with The Tragically Hip -- slated for June 30th at The Commons in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario and July 1st at Burl's Creek in Barrie, Ontario -- and then continue through late July (see itinerary below). MarketWire

Certified Green Construction Market Strong in Down Economy
Green construction is moving from a niche to the mainstream. The total value of certified green construction worldwide in 2011 is estimated at nearly $70 billion. According to a new research report from industrial and energy market research publisher SBI Energy, the market is anticipated to reach almost $150 billion by 2016, and $294 billion by 2021. MarketWire

Euroseas Ltd. Announces Availability of 2011 Annual Report on Form 20-F
Euroseas Ltd MarketWire

Kona Grill Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, reported results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Cascade Microtech Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
Cascade Microtech, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCD) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Sourcefire Announces First Quarter 2012 Results
Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE), a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Extra Space Storage Inc. Reports 2012 First Quarter Results
Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR) (the "Company"), a leading owner and operator of self-storage properties in the United States, announced operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

CorpBanca Files Form 20-F
CorpBanca (NYSE: BCA) announced today the filing of the company's 2011 Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on April 30, 2012. The document is also available on the company's corporate website at www.corpbanca.cl MarketWire

Anadarko Announces First-Quarter Results
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced first-quarter 2012 net income attributable to common stockholders of $2.156 billion, or $4.28 per share (diluted). These results include certain items typically excluded by the investment community in published estimates. In total, these items increased net income by approximately $1.681 billion, or $3 MarketWire

New Leader Selected for Esterline Connector Subsidiary
Esterline Corporation (www.esterline MarketWire

Lawry's(R) Helps Build Excitement for Delicious Dinners
When dinnertime excitement gives way to weeknight routine, it might be time to explore new flavor opportunities. To bring back the joy of family dinner, Lawry's is introducing inspiring new products and a fun, interactive "Dinnertising" campaign -- featuring the first digital "advertising agency" designed to help bring new flavors to families. MarketWire

Luminus Devices Now Shipping the World's Most Powerful UV LED Available for Spot-Curing, 3-D Prototyping, and Fiber-Coupling Applications
Rad Tech UV&EB - Luminus Devices, Inc., the leader in Big Chip LEDs™, announced today that production models of its largest UV LED device, the CBT-120-UV-C11, is now shipping in 382 to 392 nanometer (nm) wavelength range. "Applying Luminus' industry-leading Photonic Lattice technology to UV wavelengths opens this single-chip 12¿mm2 device platform up to many new applications MarketWire

Dignity Health Licenses Robotic Surgical Guidance System
Dignity Health announced today it has given exclusive licensing rights to Excelsius Surgical to develop and bring to market a robotic surgical guidance system that will allow physicians to perform less invasive spinal procedures. A prototype of the robotic surgical guidance system was developed by Dignity Health's Barrow Neurological Institute at St MarketWire

WEPOWER Ecolutions Signs Agreement With One of the Largest Engineering and Construction Companies in China
WEPOWER Ecolutions Inc. (the "Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Holding Corp. (OTCBB: PRHL), and Integrator of Clean Energy Solutions, is proud to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding Agreement with MCC Capital Engineering Technology Co., Ltd MarketWire

NeighborWorks America Urges Continued Momentum to the Thousands of Consumers Who Took Advantage of National Financial Literacy Month
Today, as National Financial Literacy Month draws to a close, NeighborWorks America urged consumers to continue the progress and learning of April MarketWire

Sublime with Rome Announces Summer Tour Dates; Alternative Ska/Punk Group to Tour With Cypress Hill and Pepper; Tickets Available Now at www.sublimewithrome.com
Fueled By Ramen band Sublime with Rome have unveiled details for their upcoming tour with hip-hop heavyweights Cypress Hill and punk-reggae rock group Pepper. The tour kicks off July 11th at Stage AE in Pittsburgh, PA (see itinerary below) MarketWire

The 13th Annual 'Get On The Bus' Event: Uniting Children With Their Mothers and Fathers in Prison
Center for Restorative Justice Works and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) are again bringing hundreds of children to visit their mothers in prison on Mother's Day during this 13th Annual Get On The Bus event. MarketWire

AlphaGraphics Highlights National Small Business Week as Survey Points to Increased Confidence Among Small Business Execs
The results of a recent survey published in Reuters shows that confidence is at its highest level since the first quarter of 2011 among the 1,850 small business executives who were surveyed. This is good news as the U.S. Small Business Administration's National Small Business Week, May 20-26, approaches where the spotlight will be on keeping U.S. small businesses healthy, prosperous and growing. MarketWire

Explore the Intersection of Analytic Insights, Technology and Technique at the Digital Analytics Association's Atlanta Symposium
The Digital Analytics Association (DAA), formerly known as the Web Analytics Association (WAA), will host an inaugural symposium in Atlanta, GA, at 12:00 p.m. on May 17. The theme of the event is "Explore the Intersection of Insights, Technology and Technique," and the half-day seminar will feature some of the most influential digital analytics thought leaders and practitioners MarketWire

NFC Authentication Goes Mobile With Android App
Skycore LLC, developers of the commercial barcode and Near Field Communications (NFC) validation app, codeREADr (https://codereadr.com), today announced powering the first pilot where reusable, rewearable NFC-embedded wristbands can be tracked and validated using mobile, NFC-enabled Android devices. MarketWire

Aurora Delivers Engine Nacelles to CH-53K Helicopter Program
Aurora Flight Sciences has delivered the first pair of forward engine nacelles to Sikorsky Aircraft for assembly onto the first CH-53K prototype helicopter, the U.S. Marine Corps' new-generation heavy lift rotorcraft. MarketWire

Huntington Learning Center's 2012 Summer Reading Adventure Program Kicks Off
Huntington Learning Center is gearing up to launch its annual summer reading program, Reading Adventure. Participating students choose books from Huntington's carefully selected book lists, which offer a variety of high-interest choices by grade level and reading ability. Students receive a reading "passport" in which they record each book they read and write a journal entry about it. MarketWire

ClearSign Combustion Corporation Announces Completion of Initial Public Offering of Common Stock
ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR) today announced the completion of its previously announced public offering of 3,000,000 shares of its common stock. Gross proceeds to the Company of the public offering are $12 million. MarketWire

Wood Partners Announces Groundbreaking on The Park at Walnut Ridge Apartments in Frederick
Wood Partners, L.L.C. has broken ground on The Park at Walnut Ridge Apartments, the newest apartment community in Frederick, Md. MarketWire

Tenaris Files 2011 Form 20-F
Tenaris S.A. (NYSE: TS) (BAE: TS) (BVM: TS) (MILAN: TEN) ("Tenaris") announces that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2011 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The annual report can be downloaded from the SEC website at www.sec.gov and from Tenaris's website at www.tenaris.com/investors MarketWire

Shift4 Now Supports Google Wallet
Shift4 Corporation, the world's largest independent payment gateway, is pleased to announce that it now supports Google Wallet on four newly integrated Ingenico PIN pads. MarketWire

DH Capital Announces New Fund in Partnership With SaaS Capital
DH Capital announces a new fund in partnership with SaaS Capital. SaaS Capital, the pioneer provider of debt financing for SaaS businesses, today announced the launch of a new fund designed to provide growth capital to emerging software-as-a-service businesses MarketWire

Peoplefluent Appoints John Keenan Vice President North American Sales
Peoplefluent™, offering a unique combination of best-of-breed mobile and cloud-based solutions for Talent Management, Vendor Management and Workforce Compliance and Diversity, today announced the appointment of John Keenan as Vice President of North American Sales. Mr MarketWire

TechAmerica Names 2012 Orange County High-Tech Innovation Awards Finalists
TechAmerica today announced the finalists for the 19th Annual Orange County High-Tech Innovation Awards. This premier business event recognizes achievement and invention within the region's technology industry, and honors local companies, individuals and products that drive innovation in Orange County. MarketWire

Surviving a Job Loss
An unexpected job loss is emotional enough, without the added challenge of dealing with bills and debt. BDO can assure you that there is a light at the end of the tunnel: losing a job does not have to be a disaster. As one of Canada's most trusted names in accounting, we're here to help you move forward with confidence and financial security, providing valuable tips on how to avoid debt. MarketWire

Amazon EC2 Vet and Nimbula Co-Founder and CEO to Speak at Silicon Valley Cloud Computing Group's IaaS Series This Wednesday
WHAT: Chris Pinkham, Co-Founder and CEO of Nimbula, will talk about what it takes to build the next generation infrastructure cloud at Silicon Valley Cloud Computing Group's IaaS Series. Nimbula was recently named a cool vendor in cloud management by Gartner for being innovative, impactful and intriguing MarketWire

Fueled By Ramen Announce New Signing, Twenty One Pilots; Duo to Unleash New EP, With Debut Album Slated for Later This Year; Band Makes Announcement at Sold Out Show in Their Hometown of Columbus, Ohio; U.S. Tour Schedule to Be Revealed Soon
Fueled By Ramen has announced its signing of Twenty One Pilots. The band revealed the news to its hometown fans over the weekend at a sold out gig at Columbus, Ohio's LC Pavilion. The show, which sold out over two weeks in advance, was upgraded to the larger LC Pavilion (2200 capacity) from the Newport Music Hall (1500 capacity) due to enormous popular demand MarketWire

Global Wave Group Announces Rhett Rowe as SVP and Managing Director of National Accounts
Rhett Rowe has been appointed as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of National Accounts. Mr. Rowe will be responsible for the company's organic growth strategy, which includes growing the client base of banks, credit unions and finance institutions across the United States. "I am excited to leverage my skills, experience and knowledge with Global Wave Group MarketWire

Family Practice Medication Therapeutic Management Collaborative Program Is First of Its Kind in the U.S.
The College of Pharmacy at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif., is collaborating with two clinical preceptors to create a unique Family Practice Medication Therapeutic Management (MTM) Collaborative Program. MarketWire

Peoplefluent Promotes Chris Caldon to Senior Vice President, Marketing and Strategic Sales
Peoplefluent™, offering a unique combination of best-of-breed mobile and cloud-based solutions for Talent Management, Vendor Management and Workforce Compliance and Diversity, today announced the promotion of Chris Caldon to Senior Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Sales. With more than 20 years in the Talent Management (TM) sector, Mr MarketWire

Golar LNG Partners LP First Quarter 2012 Cash Distribution
Golar LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ: GMLP)announced today that its board of directorshas declared a quarterly cash distribution with respect to the quarterendedMarch 31, 2012 of $0.43 per unit. This is consistent with the $0.43 perunitcash distribution paid for the previous quarter ending December 31, 2011. MarketWire

SAP(R) Applications Certified for Oracle SPARC SuperCluster
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Massachusetts Ambassadors Welcome Companies New to the Commonwealth at Fourth Annual Corporate Welcome Reception
MassEcon and its network of Massachusetts Ambassadors welcomed companies new to the state at its Fourth Annual Corporate Welcome Reception at Genzyme's headquarters in Cambridge last week. The event gathered 150 private sector leaders and senior state officials, including Secretary of Housing & Economic Development Greg Bialecki. MarketWire

INFORUM Presents "Digital Publishing: Keeping Print Alive"
The Commonwealth Club's INFORUM will host a discussion on Thursday, May 10, about publishing in the digital age and the future of editorial, led by three leaders in the scene: Mark Johnson, CEO at Zite, Laney Whitcanack, chief community officer at Federated Media, and Chris Taylor, San Francisco bureau chief at Mashable, in conversation with Peter Ha of TechCrunch. MarketWire

'Google Drawings' Pioneer Anthony Glenning Joins Nitro Board of Directors
Nitro, creator of intuitive solutions that enable people to work smarter with digital documents, is pleased to announce that Anthony Glenning, Investment Director of Starfish Ventures and pioneer of Google Drawings, has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors MarketWire

Admirals Bank Launches New Bespoke Banking Center and Bespoke Banking Product
Nicholas W. Lazares, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Admirals Bank, today announced the opening of the Admirals Bank Bespoke Banking Center on Boylston Street in Boston's Copley Square. The banking center will be the flagship location for the Bank's new Bespoke Banking services, which will offer clients personalized banking through dedicated relationship bankers. MarketWire

UPDATE: Ixia Introduces New Solution to Put Fifth Generation Wi-Fi to the Test
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), the leading global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, announced today that it will unveil support for the fifth generation of Wi-Fi, IEEE 802.11ac, in a revolutionary architecture that creates a much more complete and thorough approach to Wi-Fi device and network validation. Ixia's 802 MarketWire

Barrett-Jackson Gears Up for 3rd Annual Orange County Collector Car Auction
Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, is pleased to announce the return of its renowned Orange County collector car auction, held June 22-24, 2012 at the OC Fair and Event Center MarketWire

Cosmo and EYE Spring Forward for Fashion
For the first time ever, leading mall media provider, EYE (@EYE_OutofHome), has partnered with Cosmopolitan, the world's largest-selling young woman's magazine, for a Spring Fashion campaign in top malls across the US this April. MarketWire

Elvis, Grease and Sex And The City Headline the Latest of Barona Resort & Casino's Exciting New Slot Machines
Players can take a trip down memory lane at Barona Resort & Casino with the introduction of three new slot machines MarketWire

Simulmedia's Investors Fund New $6 Million Round
Simulmedia, a targeted television advertising company, today announced that it will shortly close a new $6 million round from existing investors Avalon Ventures, Union Square Ventures and Time Warner Investments, to help finance Simulmedia's fast-growing targeted ad network. This is the company's third institutional round of financing, which combined with a seed round, totals $27.25 million. MarketWire

EnerNOC to Announce First Quarter 2012 Financial Results on May 3, 2012
EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leading provider of energy management applications and services, announced today that it will release its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 after market close on Thursday, May 3, 2012. On that day, EnerNOC will hold a conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m MarketWire

PageUp People Gathers Leading Talent Management Executives for Exclusive Knowledge Sharing Workshop
PageUp People™, a Multinational Talent Management solutions provider, today shared details of its recent "meeting of the minds" event that brought together influential talent management professionals to discuss the future of talent management MarketWire

Spring Venture Group CEO Tim Danker Receives Top Honor
Tim Danker, CEO of Leawood, KS based Spring Venture Group, was recently recognized by Ingram's Magazine as one of Kansas City's top business leaders for 2012. The annual 40 Under Forty list is an honor bestowed upon just forty individuals in the Kansas City area that have demonstrated exemplary leadership both with their companies and through their civic achievements. MarketWire

VEGAS.com Touts the Top Fiestas for the Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Celebration
An annual celebration of Mexican history and pride, the city of Las Vegas heads south of the border with cervezas, sombreros and more for Cinco de Mayo. Grabbing their margaritas and cueing the mariachi band, VEGAS.com has lined up five of the hottest venues in town to honor the country's heritage and celebrate the holiday. MarketWire

Caza Gold Appoints Marco Montecinos as Vice President of Exploration
Greg Myers, CEO and President of Caza Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: CZY)(OTCQX: CZGDF)(FRANKFURT: CZ6) is pleased to announce that Mr. Marco Montecinos has been appointed Vice President of Exploration, effective immediately. Mr MarketWire

Evolving Systems Sets Date for 2012 First Quarter Financial Results News Release and Conference Call
Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL), a leading provider of software solutions and services to the wireless, wireline and IP carrier market, today announced it will release its 2012 first quarter financial results after the market closes on May 8, 2012, and conduct a conference call the same day at 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time). MarketWire

iCrossing Expands Creative Capabilities in New York and San Francisco
iCrossing, (http://news.icrossing.com) a global digital marketing agency, today announced it has further strengthened its creative offering with the addition of five executive creative directors in New York and San Francisco MarketWire

Liftopia Launches Complete Online Distribution Platform for Mountain Resorts to Increase Ticket Yield and Revenue
Liftopia, the largest online and mobile marketplace for lift tickets and other ancillary mountain activities, today officially launched Cloud Store by Liftopia, a performance-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) e-commerce platform and revenue management tool for mountain resorts MarketWire

Swinerton Management & Consulting Re-Energizes Sacramento Office
Swinerton Management & Consulting (SMC) is proud to announce that trusted Sacramento consulting firm JJG Consulting, Inc. has merged with Swinerton Management & Consulting. Our Sacramento Division will offer added value to our clients' projects including: Construction Management Services, Inspection, Constructability Review, Cost Estimating, and CASP Reporting Services. MarketWire

Smoke Damage: Furnace Maintenance Leads to a Healthier Home
A safe, efficient and reliable furnace is key to a comfortable home, but heating systems cannot afford to be neglected. Although all types of furnaces are designed to run trouble-free, regular maintenance is required to keep them functioning properly and to prevent the potential for smoke damage, fire damage and even carbon monoxide issues. MarketWire

Chembio to Present at Taglich Brothers Small Cap Equity Conference Tomorrow
Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (OTCQB: CEMI) (PINKSHEETS: CEMI), a company that develops, manufactures, markets and licenses point-of-care diagnostic tests, today announced that Lawrence A. Siebert, President and CEO, will speak to the investment community at Taglich Brothers Small Cap Equity Conference in New York City. The conference will be simultaneously webcast over the Internet. MarketWire

RHJ International: Publication of Annual Report for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2011
RHJ International SA (EURONEXT BRUSSELS: RHJI) announces that its Annual Report for thefiscal year ended December 31, 2011, is available as of today on itswebsite atwww.rhji.com. The Annual Report is accessible in English and in French. MarketWire

AKC Canine Health Foundation Launches Public Awareness and Fundraising Campaign for Pet Cancer Awareness Month
Fifty percent of dogs aged 10 years or older develop cancer at some point during their lives. To help dog owners better understand the treatment options, cutting-edge research and ways to support canine cancer research, the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) today launches a public awareness and fundraising campaign to kick off Pet Cancer Awareness Month, May 1-31, 2012. MarketWire

Treasure State Bank Reports First Quarter 2012 Operating Results
Treasure State Bank ("the Bank") (OTCBB: TRSU), a Montana chartered community bank, today announced: MarketWire

Cartridge World Awarded Three Schools $15,000 Each
Three schools accepted $15,000 from Cartridge World as winners of a recent national contest to receive technology funding. Chattahoochee Elementary School in Duluth, Ga., J. Harold Van Zant Elementary School in Marlton, N.J., and Manhattan Catholic School in Manhattan, Kan. were each presented a check by their local Cartridge World store during celebrations at the schools. MarketWire

International Logistics Company Positions Itself for Growth With New Leadership Roles
RCS Logistics, a leading transport logistics company specializing in airfreight forwarding, today announced the promotions of Evan Rosen and Bill Wilkening to new positions within the company. Rosen and Wilkening will act as senior vice president of sales and marketing and vice president of business development and emerging markets, respectively. MarketWire

SRS EHR's Efficiency in Discrete-Data Capture Leads to Purchase Decision by West Tennessee Bone & Joint Clinic, P.C.
SRS, the leader in productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance physicians, today announced that West Tennessee Bone & Joint Clinic has selected the SRS EHR for its 11 providers, 9 office locations, and surgery center. West Tennessee Bone & Joint Clinic offers comprehensive orthopaedic care and services throughout western Tennessee. MarketWire

Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) First Charter Member of Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO)
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS), announced it is the first Charter Member of the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO). MarketWire

Halestorm Unveils Massive World Tour; Hard Rock Band Slates U.S. Headline Trek, Alongside Festival Appearances, Support Dates, and Full Scale European Itinerary; "THE STRANGE CASE OF..." Makes Stunning Debut at #1 on Billboard's "Hard Rock Albums" Chart
Atlantic recording group Halestorm has slated an epic touring schedule in support of their chart-topping new album, "THE STRANGE CASE OF..." The new dates comprise a wide range of shows, including a U.S. headline tour, high profile festival appearances, a much-anticipated European trek, and a series of support slots alongside Avenged Sevenfold (see itinerary below). MarketWire

Next-Generation 400 V, 500 V, and 600 V Vishay Siliconix N-Channel Power MOSFETs Offer Ultra-Low On-Resistance Down to 0.130 Ohms, FOM Down to 7.65 Ohms-nC, and Currents From 3 A to 36 A
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today released the first devices in its next-generation D Series of high-voltage power MOSFETs. The new 400 V, 500 V, and 600 V n-channel devices combine low specific on-resistance with ultra-low gate charge and currents from 3 A to 36 A in a wide range of packages. MarketWire

Visual IQ Named a Leader in Both Interactive and Cross-Channel Attribution by Top Independent Research Firm
Cross-channel marketing intelligence software provider Visual IQ today announced it has been named a leader for interactive attribution as well as cross-channel attribution in two separate reports issued last week by Forrester Research, Inc MarketWire

Media Alert: Fairchild Fashion Media and GENWI Discuss Mobile Publishing in Folio Magazine Webinar on May 2nd
GENWI, the leader in cloud-based mobile publishing, and Fairchild Fashion Media (owned by Conde Nast) have partnered with Folio Magazine on a webinar titled, "Mobile Publishing: Repurposing Your Content to Create Highly Engaging Apps." The discussion will include: MarketWire

Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. Announces Partnership With Prominent UK Distributor
AV Systems Integrator, Smartcomm Ltd (www.smartcomm.co.uk) has announced a partnership with Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. (www.dea.com) to become the first UK distributor of their EMS® Software. The partnership, which took effect in April 2012, is a valued addition to Smartcomm's growing portfolio of commercial tools. MarketWire

Kanex Launches ATV Pro Adapter
Kanex, a leader of innovative Apple and iOS connectivity solutions for homes and businesses worldwide, today announced the availability of Kanex ATV Pro, an AirPlay® mirroring adapter for VGA projectors. Kanex enhances presentation and educational iLearning experiences by bridging the gap between current equipment and modernization MarketWire

David Maharaj Joins Agency BLITZ as Vice President of Technology
David Maharaj, 41, has been named vice president of technology at strategic digital agency BLITZ. Maharaj brings 15 years' experience in software development across a variety of industries and solutions including digital media, online video streaming applications, ecommerce, content management, and open source, to his new position MarketWire

Talking Rock Ranch Celebrates 10 Years With Return of Ranch Cottages by Geoffrey H. Edmunds
Talking Rock Ranch, a 3,600-acre private home and golf community in Prescott, has announced the return of the popular Ranch Cottages by Geoffrey H. Edmunds. In celebration of its 10-year anniversary the casual western lifestyle community will offer four floor plans ranging in size from 1,960 to 2,555 square feet MarketWire

VirtualSharp Software Named a 'Cool Vendor' in Business Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery Management by Leading Analyst Firm
VirtualSharp Software, the leading provider of next generation automated Disaster Recovery solutions for private and public clouds, today announced that the world's leading IT analyst firm, Gartner, has selected it as a Cool Vendor in Gartner's "Cool Vendors in Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management, 2012" report published on April 24, 2012 by Roberta J MarketWire

Dan Rather to Be Keynote Speaker at 25th Annual Big Apple Awards
The New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA-NY) today announced that Dan Rather, award-winning journalist and former anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News, will serve as the keynote speaker at the 25th Annual Big Apple Awards gala reception on May 24th MarketWire

Brooklyn's LIFE Academy High School Presents a Concert to Benefit NY-Based Non Profit Focused on Saving Children's Lives
WHO: LIFE Academy High School for Film and Music presents LIFE Academy Idol to benefit Jonah's Just Begun, a non profit focused on developing a cure for Sanfilippo Syndrome, a rare, fatal disease typically diagnosed in the preschool years. WHAT: LIFE Academy Idol is in its fifth year. The concert is being facilitated by the Second Senior Class and its advisor Mr. Mandracchia MarketWire

Novo Nordisk A/S: Total Number of Voting Rights and Share Capital in Novo Nordisk A/S as of 30 April 2012
Company Announcement No 30 / 2012:http://hugin.info/2013/R/1607423/509888.pdf This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf ofThomson Reuters clients MarketWire

BeBevCo and Koma Unwind to Sponsor Laugh Now for Autism NYC 2012 Comedy Show Fundraiser in New York City
Bebida Beverage Company (PINKSHEETS: BBDA) (BeBevCo), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of liquid relaxation products, announced today that BeBevCo and Koma Unwind will be an event sponsor for the Laugh Now for Autism presented by the National Autism Association in New York City on May 13, 2012 at the Gotham Comedy Club in NYC MarketWire

BioTech Medics, Inc. Upgraded on OTC Markets
BioTech Medics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BMCS) announced that it has been upgraded on the web site: www.otcmarkets.com. BioTech has publically updated its disclosure and reporting of financial data. MarketWire

Allied Electronics Recognized for 'Breakthrough Performance'
Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was recently recognized by Belden, one of the more than 300 trusted brands Allied stocks, with the Eagle Award. Allied received the award for achieving significant growth for 2011, which included a 34 percent increase in sales for the Belden product line. MarketWire

KARE 11's Boyd Huppert Takes on the Leading Cause of House Fires
Cooking is the leading cause of residential fires in Minnesota. More fires are caused by cooking than heating, candles, smoking and arson -- combined. MarketWire

Avanquest Mobile Alert and Mobile Call Blocker Provide Safeguards for Mobile Users and Their Devices and Data
Avanquest Mobile Technologies, a leading developer of consumer and OEM software for mobile devices, today announced the release of Mobile Alert and Mobile Call Blocker. These are the latest in the suite of myMobile Companion services designed to protect mobile users and their devices and data. MarketWire

DRS Technologies Announces Reorganization
DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced that it has realigned its operating structure to more effectively serve its military and commercial customers. MarketWire

Fairmont Ajman Debuts on Arabian Gulf
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Golar LNG Partners LP - Announcement of filing of Form 20-F Annual Report
Golar LNG Partners LP announces that it has filed its Form 20-F for theyearended December 31, 2011 with the Securities and Exchange Commission in theU.S.Form 20-F can be downloaded from the link below.April 30, 2012The Board of DirectorsGolar LNG Partners LPHamilton, Bermuda2011 Annual Report Form 20-F: http://hugin MarketWire

KMAG Announces Chief Financial Officer
KMA Global Solutions International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KMAG) is proud to announce that Donald Page has agreed to join KMAG as the Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Page will be named an Officer of the company and also placed on the Board. MarketWire

Edwards Lifesciences to Present at the Deutsche Bank 37th Annual Health Care Conference
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, is scheduled to present at Deutsche Bank Securities 37th Annual Health Care Conference at The InterContinental Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts on Monday, May 7, 2012. MarketWire

Seven Arts and Prodigy Pictures Announce Lorenzo di Bonaventura to Join Production Team of "Neuromancer"
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) ("Seven Arts") and Prodigy Pictures ("Prodigy") announced today that Seven Arts has executed an agreement with di Bonaventura Pictures for the services of Lorenzo di Bonaventura MarketWire

This Just Grilled: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With a Free Asada Taco From Del Taco
In time for Cinco de Mayo festivities everywhere, Del Taco is featuring on its menu and in its restaurants the authentic carne asada-grilled flavors of newly introduced Asada Burritos and the already popular Asada Tacos. And, for a limited time, consumers can find a coupon for a free Asada Taco with any beverage purchase on Del Taco's Facebook page -- www.facebook.com/deltaco. MarketWire

Rocky Peak Capital Management, LLC Launches First Mutual Fund
Rocky Peak Capital Management, LLC ("Rocky Peak Capital Management") announced that it launched its first mutual fund, the Rocky Peak Small Cap Value Fund (RPCSX) ("the Fund"). Rocky Peak Capital Management commenced sole investment advisory responsibility and full operations of the Fund on April 2, 2012. MarketWire

Lower Mississippi River Port-Wide Strategic Security Council Acquires Six UIS(TM) Systems
Coda Octopus Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CDOC) was recently awarded and completed a contract for circa $3m for the supply of six (6) of its Underwater Inspection Systems (UIS™) to the Lower Mississippi River Port-Wide Strategic Security Council. These systems will be used by a number of ports in that region. MarketWire

Healthnostics Special Distribution Record Date Extended
Healthnostics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HNSS) has extended the record date for its Special Distribution to its shareholders of record. The Special Distribution announced on April 4, 2012, of one share of INAR stock for every three shares of HNSS stock to HNSS stockholders of record as of April 30, 2012 is now May 10, 2012. The distribution date is scheduled to begin on or about May 31, 2012 MarketWire

Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. Regains Compliance With NYSE Amex Exchange Continuing Listing Standards
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Activities Report for March Quarter (Q1) 2012
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MedPricer & DataPros Join Forces to Enhance Client Offerings
MedPricer, the leader in cloud-based e-Sourcing services for healthcare contracting, announces its acquisition of Tampa, FL-based DataPros for Healthcare, the data-centric industry forerunner known for unprecedented data quality and business intelligence. MarketWire

Sutron Corporation Signs Contracts Totaling Over $1.5 Million With the Sultanate of Oman and Chemonics International
Sutron Corporation (NASDAQ: STRN), a global leader in hydrological, meteorological, and oceanic monitoring products, systems, software and services, announced today that they have signed two major contracts. MarketWire

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Investor Lawsuit Against Directors Over Bribery Allegations Announced by Shareholders Foundation
The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a lawsuit was filed by an investor in shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) against certain officers and directors of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc over bribery allegations at its subsidiary Wal-Mart de Mexico. MarketWire

Hood(R) Welcomes Warmer New England Weather With New Ice Cream Flavors
With the official arrival of summer just around the corner, Hood®, the leading dairy brand in New England, today announced its new ice cream flavors to kick-off the warmer weather on a sweet note. The new flavors include introductions to the Hood Classic and New England Creamery Ice Cream lines as well as new Red Sox Novelties and Ice Cream Sandwich items MarketWire

World Surveillance Group Appoints New Chairman of the Board of Directors
World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCBB: WSGI), a developer of lighter-than-air unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and related technologies, today announced the Company has appointed Anthony R. Bocchichio as its new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Bocchichio is the CEO and President of Caliber Consulting and Technology Inc MarketWire

Four Nights, Three Venues and 4,000 Guests Later, the United Way Miami Wine & Food Festival Raises More Than $500,000 to Benefit 120 Programs in Miami-Dade
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Wealth Minerals Begins Silver Exploration at Valsequillo in Northern Mexico
Wealth Minerals Ltd. (the "Company" or "Wealth") (TSX VENTURE: WML)(OTCQX: WMLLF)(FRANKFURT: EJZ) is pleased to announce that today, it has begun exploration at their Valsequillo silver project in northern Mexico. The exploration plan involves extensive mapping and sampling of the property followed by trenching. The preliminary work is likely to be completed over the next 8 weeks. MarketWire

Elastic Path Speaks on Cross Platform Commerce Strategies at Digital Hollywood
Elastic Path Software, the leader in digital commerce technology and expertise, announces that CTO Sal Visca will be speaking at Digital Hollywood's "Commerce, Aggregation and Syndication Strategies Across Platforms: Broadband, Mobile and TV" panel. MarketWire

Meridian's New Mobile-Learning Program Puts Learners on the Move
As part of its newly launched "Learner on the Move" program, Meridian Knowledge Solutions, LLC has added learning content management system (LCMS) technology and mobile-learning consulting services to the software maker's Meridian Global Learning Management System (LMS), which is part of a human-capital software platform for delivering online learning and measuring its impact. MarketWire

PressRun-Developed Metro Tablet Edition Named App of the Year at 2012 Newspaper Awards
PressRun, an industry leader in tablet publishing solutions and the company behind award-winning iPad magazines for BBC, BMJ, and Time Inc., announced today that the PressRun-developed Metro Tablet Edition app, the digital version of the world's largest free newspaper and the third biggest newspaper in the U.K., has been named App of the Year at the 2012 Newspaper Awards. MarketWire

American CryoStem Announces ACS Laboratories Adipose Tissue and Adult Stem Cell Testing Services
American CryoStem Corporation (OTCQB: CRYO) announced the launch of its new adipose tissue and adult stem cell testing services to assist physicians involved in tissue engraftment, regenerative medicine procedures and cellular therapies utilizing adult adipose derived stem cells MarketWire

American Power Corp. Commissions Reserve and Mine Feasibility Study for Pace Coal Project in Montana
American Power Corp. (OTCBB: AMPW) ("American Power" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has commissioned the preparation of a reserve and mine feasibility study for the Pace Coal project. MarketWire

Orgenesis Inc. Appoints Experienced Pubco Development Professional 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. Yaron Adler to the Company's Board of Directors. MarketWire

XcelMobility Concludes Exclusive Indonesian Supply Contract With ZTE Corp.
XcelMobility Inc. (OTCBB: XCLL) ("Xcel" or the "Company") a developer of high speed web browsing solutions and related performance enhancing products for mobile devices is pleased to announce it has successfully concluded an exclusive agreement with telecommunications giant ZTE (www.zte.com MarketWire

Regency Resources Adds Tapwater Entertainment Catalogue to Growing OTT Internet TV Library
Regency Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: RSRS) ("Regency" the "Company" d.b.a MarketWire

BIOLASE Responds to Patent Action
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser company, today announced that West Jordan, UT-based CAO Group, Inc. has filed a lawsuit against BIOLASE in the United States District Court for the District of Utah, Central Division, alleging patent infringement involving BIOLASE's ezlase® diode laser MarketWire

Cal-Bay Signs LOI for Joint Venture Ownership in Operational Brazilian Gold & Copper Mine
Cal-Bay International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CBYI) today announced the company has a signed Letter of Intent for a Joint Venture Land Lease & Mining operation Interest representing a 40% ownership in a Brazilian Gold & Copper mining operation. MarketWire

Dr. Anthony G. Sclar Announces New Dental Implant Strategies Blog
Dr. Anthony G. Sclar, founder of the Sclar Center for Empowered Dental Implant Learning and author the multi-language textbook SOFT TISSUE AND ESTHETIC CONSIDERATIONS IN IMPLANT THERAPY (Quintessence 2003), announces his new Sclar Center blog, "Dental Implant Strategies" at www.dentalimplantstrategies.com. MarketWire

Waldo Health Licenses Bosch Telehealth Patent Portfolio
Robert Bosch Healthcare Systems, Inc. and Waldo Networks, Inc., also known as Waldo Health, entered into a licensing agreement as of April 24, 2012. Waldo Health now has the right to sell products and services incorporating technologies from Bosch's extensive telehealth portfolio. MarketWire

Kimpton's Hotel Palomar Phoenix at CityScape Opens This Summer; Brings New Energy to Downtown
Kimpton's Hotel Palomar Phoenix at CityScape will open its doors on June 5, 2012 in the heart of downtown Phoenix, marking the completion of the highly-anticipated development project, CityScape Phoenix MarketWire

eHealth Technology Tapped to Power New Private Health Insurance Exchange for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) announced today that its eHealth Technology platform is powering a new private health insurance exchange for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross). Blue Cross has launched the exchange to provide online selection and enrollment tools for its new Blue Choice defined contribution solution MarketWire

LUXUS Inc. Hires New CEO to Lead High-Growth Digital Agency
LUXUS Inc., a global, digital advertising agency that delivers accountable creative and automated technology solutions to such large brands as Nokia, Oracle Corporation, PepsiCo, Boston's and Sabre today announced that Rick Corteville has been hired as Chief Executive Officer MarketWire

Avaya Expands Range and Reach of Collaborative Learning Opportunities in Higher Education
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The Best Practices of the Best Marketers Research Report Reveals Where the Highest Performance Marketers Outperform Their Peers
CRMsearch.com, an information rich portal and online community focused on CRM research, current events, software reviews and community engagement, has released the 2012 Best Practices of the Best Marketers Research Report. Vantive Media performed the research study to answer the question: What are the best performance B2B marketers doing to acquire, grow and retain more customers? MarketWire

Cadec Global Launches PowerVue Enterprise Edition, Setting New Standard for Advanced Fleet Management
Cadec Global (www.cadec.com), which provides enterprise-class fleet management solutions, announced today a new version of its award-winning PowerVue fleet management solution. PowerVue Enterprise, the most modern and flexible SaaS-based fleet management solution, further extends companies' visibility into fleet-wide assets and improves their ability to manage related business processes MarketWire

Talari Networks Appoints Walter Carrington as Worldwide Vice President of Sales
Talari Networks™, Inc., a leading innovator of WAN reliability and performance quality, today announced Walter Carrington as its new Worldwide VP of Sales. Carrington joins Talari from Juniper Networks and brings more than two decades of networking industry sales experience spanning the U.S. and Canada MarketWire

AVST Showcases the CX-Series at ACUTA
This week at the ACUTA Annual Conference 2012, Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) will be showcasing the all-new CX- Series, which brings feature-rich, highly interoperable Unified Communications (UC) solutions that deliver premise-based, private cloud and public cloud UC offerings to organizations of all sizes MarketWire

Excel Maritime Announces Date for the Release of First Quarter 2012 Results, Conference Call and Webcast
Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd (NYSE: EXM), an owner and operator of dry bulk carriers and a provider of worldwide seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, announced today that it will release its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 after the market closes in New York on Thursday, May 3 2012. MarketWire

Portfolio Recovery Associates to Announce First Quarter 2012 Results on May 7, 2012
Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAA), a specialized financial and business services company and market leader in the consumer debt purchase and collection industry, will announce its first quarter 2012 results on May 7, 2012. MarketWire

Green Room Public Relations Demonstrates Continued Growth With Three New Hires, New Manhattan Location
Green Room Public Relations, a specialty agency focused on healthcare public relations and media strategy, announces three new hires that together bring more than 35 years of experience to the company. MarketWire

Solvista Gold Corporation and Tolima Gold Inc. Announce an Agreement to Consolidate a Portion of Their Mining Properties in the Middle Cauca Gold Belt of Colombia
Solvista Gold Corporation ("Solvista") (TSX VENTURE: SVV)(OTCQX: SVVZF) and Tolima Gold Inc. ("Tolima") (TSX VENTURE: TOM) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a binding letter of intent dated April 29, 2012 (the "LOI") to consolidate a portion of their properties in the Middle Cauca Gold Belt of Colombia. MarketWire

SourceRight Solutions and Randstad Managed Services Change Its Name to Randstad Sourceright
SourceRight Solutions and Randstad Managed Services announced today that their companies have changed their names to Randstad Sourceright to reflect their operations as one single company MarketWire

SciClone Files S-3 Registration Statement Prospectus Supplement Related to Sigma-Tau Transaction
SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCLN) today filed a prospectus supplement to a previously effective Form S-3 registration statement, pursuant to which approximately 9.2 million shares of SciClone Common Stock held by certain affiliates of Sigma-Tau were registered for resale under the Securities Act of 1933. SciClone has been advised that the Sigma-Tau affiliates sold approximately 6 MarketWire

Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. Announces Newly Formed Stem Cell Subsidiary -- Regen BioPharma Inc., Secures $20,000,000 in Institutional Funding
Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. (OTCQB: BMSN) (PINKSHEETS: BMSN) announced today it has formed a new subsidiary, Regen BioPharma, Inc. Regen BioPharma has developed a vertically-integrated structure for acquiring patents, performing accelerating preclinical and clinical development, and licensing or selling technology developed to large pharma companies in the area of stem cells. MarketWire

AdCare Health Systems to Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Newly Renovated Sub-Acute Care Facility in Arkansas on Thursday, May 3, 2012
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADK), a leading long-term care provider, will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly renovated Little Rock Health and Rehabilitation Center in Little Rock, Arkansas on Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The event is by invitation only. MarketWire

WPC Highlights Disaster Recovery Preparation to Safeguard Health Data in Complimentary Virtual Seminar
WHAT:Eric Mueller, services president, WPC, is one of the three leading U.S. healthcare compliance and information technology (IT) experts taking part in a complimentary webinar to help organizations understand key components of HIPAA compliance: disaster recovery, network security and hardware encryption. Mueller's webcast is titled "Protecting Health Data When Disaster Strikes MarketWire

Avanti Mining Inc. Updates Kitsault Resource Statement and By-Product Silver Metallurgical Results
Avanti Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AVT) (PINKSHEETS: AVNMF) ("Avanti" or the "Company") is pleased to announce an update of the Kitsault Molybdenum Project Mineral Resource Statement. When compared to our Feasibility Study (2010) model, this resource update resulted in a tonnage increase of 95% in the measured category, or approximately 9.8 years at our anticipated production rate MarketWire

DigitalGlobe Adds Tencent, China's Largest Internet Services Portal, as New Imagery Customer
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced that Tencent, one of the world's largest online communities and Internet services portals, has signed a multi-year agreement for the use of DigitalGlobe high-resolution imagery MarketWire

Energisa President a Featured Panelist at DNV KEMA Utility of the Future Leadership Forum 2012
The president of Brazilian electric utility Energisa, Ricardo Perez Botelho, will be a featured panelist at DNV KEMA's fifth annual Utility of the Future Leadership Forum, "Pathway to excellence MarketWire

StockBrainiac.com: Tech Companies See a Jolt From Internet TV
http://www.StockBrainiac.com, The U.S. leader in micro-cap reports, offers quality reports to investors looking for the most undervalued companies in the market! In 2008, its editor received the hedge fund Trader of the Year Award for performance on his equity portfolio! He will ensure that you receive only the best alerts and analysis around! Today's Report: Regency Resources, Inc MarketWire

VSS Monitoring Joins FireEye Global Industry Alliance Program
VSS Monitoring, the world leader in Network Intelligence Optimization, today announced that it has joined a new strategic partner program introduced by FireEye, Inc., as a founding program member to jointly extend the network protection capabilities of the leading FireEye® Malware Protection System™ (MPS). MarketWire

Oracle Unveils Sun ZFS Backup Appliance for Oracle Engineered Systems
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Virtacore Speaking With CIOs at UBM Midsize Enterprise Summit East 2012
Virtacore Systems Inc., an industry leading cloud services provider, is sponsoring the UBM Midsize Enterprise Summit East 2012. Virtacore will be exhibiting their public and private cloud solutions at booth #513, April 29 - May 1, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans to over 250 midmarket CIOs. MarketWire

Call for Entries: Construction Writers Association 2012 Marketing Communications Awards
The Construction Writers Association (CWA) is now accepting applications for its 2012 Marketing Communications Awards. These awards recognize construction writers' excellence in advertising, corporate communications and public relations. MarketWire

Pethealth Inc. Donates to American Breast Cancer Foundation Through 'Recover a Pet, Uncover a Cure' Campaign
Pethealth Inc. (TSX: PTZ) ("Pethealth" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its first donation of $15,806.25 to the American Breast Cancer Foundation ("ABCF") through its 'Recover a Pet, Uncover a Cure' campaign, based on sales of microchips in the United States completed in Q1, 2012 MarketWire

Decorative Mezuzah Cases by MezuzahMasters.com -- the Latest Fad in Collectible Items & Judaica Artifacts
Spring has finally arrived! Many of us will take the season change as a kickoff to "spring cleaning" and getting our homes into tip-top shape. Redecorating is frequently a favorite part of the process. A few small changes can make a huge difference. Here's a great idea -- jazz up your home by infusing it with little artsy and spiritual artifacts. Introducing: the mezuzah! MarketWire

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. Announces Results of Rights Offering
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: OXLC) announced today the results of its non-transferable rights offering, which expired on April 27, 2012. The rights offering is expected to result in the issuance of approximately 2.5 million additional shares of the Company's common stock. Estimated net proceeds after payment of dealer-manager fees are expected to be approximately $33 MarketWire

FireEye Announces Global Industry Alliance Program
FireEye®, Inc. the leader in stopping advanced targeted attacks, announced today a new strategic alliance program MarketWire

tastytrade Network Expands Programming With New Show Offering $5,000 Grand Prize
tastytrade (tastytrade.com) the fastest-growing online financial network, announces the launch of "Sneek & The Geek," a 30-minute weekly series featuring two math whiz kids as hosts and 32 smart, young contestants battling for a winner-take-all $5,000 grand prize. MarketWire

Cadence Announces TripleCheck IP Validator for Faster IP Compliance Testing
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced TripleCheck IP Validator, a new addition to the Cadence Verification IP (VIP) Catalog that simplifies and accelerates compliance testing of interface design IP MarketWire

Oracle Is #1 in the Application Server Market Segment for 2012
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Masters Home Improvement Uses Oracle Retail Platform to Support New Business Growth
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'Fractional Scholarship' Could Unravel Scientific Questions and Grow the Economy, According to Kauffman Report
Underemployed post-graduate researchers represent a vast, untapped resource that could be harnessed to address America's thorniest scientific challenges, according to a report issued today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation MarketWire

Axceler Named a Boston Business Journal 2012 Pacesetter
Axceler, the leader in SharePoint governance, administration and migration solutions, today announced that it has been named as a 2012 Pacesetter by the Boston Business Journal, placing 14th overall. The Pacesetter list recognizes the fastest growing private companies in Massachusetts, determined by annual sales and a minimum three-year growth rate. MarketWire

Carey Watermark Investors Announces Lease With Hard Rock Cafe At Chateau Bourbon
MarketWire

Veramark Named to the Gartner 2012 Magic Quadrant for Global Telecom Expense Management
Veramark Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: VERA) (PINKSHEETS: VERA), a leading provider of Telecom Expense Management solutions, today announced it has been included by Gartner, Inc. in the 2012 Magic Quadrant for Telecom Expense Management (TEM). MarketWire

Charming Shoppes Selects Oracle Retail Merchandising and Store Applications to Drive Cross-Channel Growth
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

DinoSol Completes Oracle Retail Supply Chain Implementation, Reducing Inventory Costs by Millions of Euros
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

OnX Enterprise Solutions Announces New US$20 Million Data Center and Cloud Computing Investment
OnX Enterprise Solutions, a leading global provider of enterprise data center solutions, today announced a new US$20 million investment in the company's cloud and data center infrastructure. With this investment, OnX becomes one of the first to market with a dual data center cloud strategy in Canada MarketWire

SourceHOV and Kroger Team to Lead Session on Accounts Payable Automation at Fusion 2012
WHO:Marc Baines, senior vice president of Finance and Accounting Solutions for SourceHOV, a business process solutions and knowledge process outsourcing firm that helps clients accelerate business performance, and Melissa Coomer, senior accounting manager for The Kroger Co MarketWire

Air-Trak and Intermec Collaborate With Specialty Solid Waste & Recycling to Deliver New RFID Solution
Air-Trak in collaboration with Intermec, Inc. (NYSE: IN) of Everett, Wash, today announced a partnership with Specialty Solid Waste & Recycling to deploy a new RFID tracking system to accurately track the delivery of bins and carts, recording waste collection by location, time, and bin or cart size in real-time. MarketWire

Hamilton Thorne Announces 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results
Hamilton Thorne Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: HTL), a leading provider of precision laser devices and advanced image analysis systems for the fertility, stem cell and developmental biology research markets, today reported operational and financial results for the fourth quarter and year-ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Peoplefluent to Present Session on Developing Women Leaders at HR Houston's 2012 Gulf Coast Symposium
MarketWire

Pacific Rim Provides a Progress Report on Activities in El Salvador and Nevada
Pacific Rim Mining Corp. (TSX: PMU)(OTCQX: PFRMF) ("Pacific Rim" or the "Company") provides the following update to shareholders on its efforts to resolve the El Dorado project permitting impasse, including the CAFTA/ILES arbitration case initiated by its US subsidiary Pac Rim Cayman, LLC ("PacRim"), and its Hog Ranch exploration activities in Nevada MarketWire

Home Health International, Inc. Announces Strategic Priority for 2012 and Beyond
Home Health International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HHII) is pleased to announce their Patient Centric Priority initiative for 2012. The Company's future success is aligned with the patient at its core. The team of medical professionals is passionate to gain specific insights for the needs of their patients because it's these learnings that will ensure the growth and success of the business. MarketWire

Ship Finance International Limited - Filing of Annual Report on Form 20-F
Press release from Ship Finance International Limited April 30, 2012Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE: SFL) announces that the Companyhasfiled its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2011.The annual report can be downloaded from the Company's website atwww.shipfinance.org MarketWire

MMRGlobal Readies to Exploit Consolidation in Health IT
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR"), a leading provider of Personal Health Records (PHRs), MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions and electronic document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals, today announced that on Friday, April 27, 2012, the Company filed a Preliminary Proxy Statement in advance of the Company's Annual Meeting of Stockholders scheduled on June 20, 2012 MarketWire

Rockwell Medical Completes Patient Enrollment in PRIME Clinical Study
MarketWire

Amid Converging Technologies and Emerging Markets CableOrganizer.com Amps Up Its AFL(R) Fiber Optic Offerings
In an effort to provide industry-leading solutions and services to the electric utility, broadband, communications, OEM, enterprise, wireless and transit rail markets as well as the emerging markets of oil and gas, mining, nuclear, avionics, medical, renewable and intelligent grid, industry leading online retailer CableOrganizer MarketWire

VLCCF - Knightsbridge Tankers Limited Announces Filing of its Annual Report on Form 20-F
Knightsbridge Tankers Limited (the"Company") (NASDAQ: VLCCF) announced todaythat it has filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F, on April 27, 2012, fortheyear ended 2011. The Annual Report is available for download on theCompany'swebsite, http://www.knightsbridgetankers.com MarketWire

AGM results and dividend payment
MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts DNA Sequencing Market Growth at 17% CAGR by 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications," to their collection of Biotechnology market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/BCC-Research-v374/DNA-Sequencing-Emerging-Technologies-Applications-6904455/ MarketWire

Cardero Subsidiary Enters Into Letter of Intent on Sheini Hills Project
Cardero Resource Corp. ("Cardero" or the "Company") (TSX: CDU)(NYSE Amex: CDY)(FRANKFURT: CR5) announces that it has been advised by its subsidiary, Cardero Iron Ore (BVI) Ltd. (the "Vendor"), that it has entered into a Letter of Intent dated April 20, 2012 with T.M.T. Resources Inc MarketWire

Stevia First Corp. Recaps Recent Stevia Market Activity and Company Progress
Stevia First Corp. (OTCBB: STVF) ("Stevia First" or the "Company"), an early-stage agribusiness based in California's Central Valley growing region and focused on the industrial scale production of stevia, the all-natural zero-calorie sweetener that is rapidly transforming the food and beverage industry, is pleased to report on recent progress in the stevia market and at the Company. MarketWire

Ixia Launches Data Center Cloud Validation at Interop 2012
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), the leading global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, announced today its latest data center and cloud network validation solutions focusing on all aspects of data center deployment and performance MarketWire

Ixia Introduces New Soultution to Put Fifth Generation Wi-Fi to the Test
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), the leading global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, announced today that it will unveil support for the fifth generation of Wi-Fi, IEEE 802.11ac, in a revolutionary architecture that creates a much more complete and thorough approach to Wi-Fi device and network validation. Ixia's 802 MarketWire

Primus Telecom Secures 3-Year Deal to Provide Data Network for Australian Red Cross
PTGi, Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc. (www.ptgi.com) (NYSE: PTGI), announced today that Primus Telecom has signed a three year deal to provide Australian Red Cross a data network solution to its network of branch offices and other sites across Australia. The agreement will see Primus delivering service to 83 sites initially with potential for up to a further 180 sites to come online MarketWire

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Launches International Expansion Strategy With First Master Licensing Agreement in Japan
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc MarketWire

Azul Systems Announces OEM Agreement With OptionsCity for High-Performance Trading and Market-Making Platforms
Azul Systems, Inc., the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, announced today that it has signed an OEM agreement with Chicago, IL-based OptionsCity Software, a financial technology company that provides real-time electronic trading solutions on the world's leading derivatives markets MarketWire

J. Caleb Boggs III Joins King & Spalding
J. Caleb Boggs, III, a lawyer with more than two decades of experience in law, politics and public policy, has joined King & Spalding's government advocacy and public policy practice as a partner in Washington, D.C. He is expected to concentrate on the financial services industry. Boggs comes to King & Spalding from Blank Rome LLP, where he was a partner. MarketWire

GT Nexus and Kinaxis Launch Strategic Partnership
GT Nexus and Kinaxis today announced a strategic partnership to deliver the industry's only cloud-based unified planning and execution platform for enterprise customers and business process outsourcing (BPO) service providers. MarketWire

Chevron Stays Strong in First-Quarter 2012 as Higher Crude Prices Make Up for Drops in Production, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) (San Ramon, California) reported steady gains in the first quarter of 2012, as higher prices for crude oil and refined products more than offset lower production and weaker natural gas prices. Net income for the quarter was reported to be $6.47 billion, a 4.19% increase from first-quarter 2011. MarketWire

Randgold Resources Limited: AGM results and dividend payment
MarketWire

Construction Begins at Nebraska's Crofton Bluffs Windfarm, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Edison Mission Group (EMG), a subsidiary of Edison International (NYSE:EIX) (Rosemead, California), has begun construction on the 42-megawatt (MW) Crofton Bluffs Windfarm project in Nebraska. MarketWire

Leading Semiconductor Manufacturer Places Follow-On Order for Mattson Technology Millios Millisecond Annealing System for Volume Production
Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced process equipment used to manufacture semiconductors, today announced that it has received a follow-on order for its Millios® millisecond annealing system (MSA) from a leading semiconductor manufacturer. The system will be used for the volume production of advanced logic devices. MarketWire

Start Spreading the News... New York, New York Welcomes Pharma Back for INTERPHEX 2012, an Industrial Info News Alert
Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers, vendors and life science industry professionals from across the world who all "want to be a part of it" will be streaming into New York City next week for INTERPHEX 2012, the annual pharmaceutical manufacturing conference and exhibition MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts Digital Photography Market at $82 Billion by 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Digital Photography: Global Markets," to their collection of Computer Equipment market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/BCC-Research-v374/Digital-Photography-Global-6904389/ MarketWire

Florida's Premier Solar PV School Expands Facilities With Grant Money
In early April, Fort Lauderdale's Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) approved a $5,700 contract to help renovate the main campus of US Solar Institute (USSI). In addition to a new classroom and rooftop teaching lab, the improvements will include a new sidewalk, solar-powered street lighting, permeable parking lot, and rain water capture cistern for USSI's organic garden. MarketWire

KOBIL Announces Breakthrough Payment Technology at Payments 2012 Conference
KOBIL Technologies, Inc. today announced breakthrough payments solutions technology at the Payments 2012 Conference in Baltimore, MD. KOBIL will be exhibiting its technology at the company's booth #109. MarketWire

Pacific Commerce Bank Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results
Pacific Commerce Bank (OTCBB: PFCI) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. For the first quarter 2012, net income was $318,000, or $0.07 per share. This compares with net income of $299,000, or $0.09 per share, for the first quarter 2011. MarketWire

Azul Systems Announces Zing Release 5.2 With Support for Ubuntu Linux
Azul Systems, Inc., the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, announced today that it has added support for the Ubuntu Linux distribution. Ubuntu support is a key new feature of Zing release 5.2, which will be generally available within the next 30 days. MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor to Present at Robert W. Baird 2012 Growth Stock Conference
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that it is scheduled to present at the Robert W. Baird 2012 Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, May 8 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago. Darin G. Billerbeck, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Kapil Shankar, Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Business Unit, will be presenting. MarketWire

OCI Receives Approval From EFSA to call for an EGM
MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts Battery Control Technology Market at $124 Billion by 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Battery Control Technology: Global Markets," to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/BCC-Research-v374/Battery-Control-Technology-Global-6905424/ MarketWire

Say Si to Cinco de Mayo!
(Family Features) Over the years, Cinco de Mayo has become a great way to celebrate the fantastic flavors of Mexico. This year, why not host your own Cinco celebration? With easy recipes and fun tips like these from Ortega and Sandra Lee, you can say sí with style. MarketWire

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With a Festive Fiesta
(Family Features) For Mexican food lovers everywhere, Cinco de Mayo provides the perfect excuse to host a fiesta. This year, try spicing up your party menu with Mexican-inspired bold flavors and fresh ingredients using these tips and recipe. With a little planning and some key fresh ingredients, you can host a fiesta everyone will enjoy. MarketWire

SDRL - Filing of Annual Report 2011 on Form 20-F
Seadrill Limited (the "Company") announcedthat it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year endedDecember31, 2011. Seadrill has made its Annual Report on Form 20-F available on itswebsite www.seadrill.com. Seadrill's Annual Report on Form 20-F, may be accessed in the website oftheU.S. Securities and Exchange Commission www.sec.gov MarketWire

FRO - Filing of Annual Report on Form 20-F
Frontline Ltd. (the "Company") announces thefiling of its annual report on Form20-F for the year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Petrotechnics to Reduce Operational Risk in Hazardous Industries With Launch of Its Enterprise Solution
With stakeholder expectations of operational performance in hazardous industries ever increasing, operational risk management is a board level challenge. Petrotechnics today announced the launch of Proscient, its Operational Performance & Predictive Risk software platform MarketWire

Nimble Offers Community Managers Free Year of Social CRM Business Edition
Nimble, the award-winning Social Relationship Manager, today announced that it is now offering qualifying community managers across the globe a one-year complimentary business edition subscription MarketWire

Carbon Sciences Targets $150 Billion Hydrogen Market
Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to make transportation fuels, hydrogen and other valuable products from natural gas, today commented that the company is highly focused on completing the development of its steam reforming catalyst for the $150 billion hydrogen market MarketWire

ElectriPlast(TM) Corporation Adds New Composite to Its Family of Conductive Hybrid Plastics
ElectriPlast Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Integral Technologies, Inc MarketWire

Norsk Hydro: Sale of shares to employees
Norsk Hydro ASA's employees have purchased sharesunder a general arrangementoffered to the employees of Norsk Hydro ASA each year. MarketWire

Longreach Oil & Gas Announces Final Results
MarketWire

Cellana to Sponsor and Present at the 2012 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing
Cellana LLC, a leading developer of algae-based biofuels and bioproducts, is a sponsor and scheduled presenter at the 2012 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. The conference is taking place April 29 - May 2, 2012, at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. MarketWire

Hold-Free Networks Named Finalist for 2012 TSIA Vision Award
Hold-Free Networks, the leading provider of Web 2.0 Customer Service overlay applications, has been named as a finalist for a 2012 Vision Award by the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA). MarketWire

Annual Symantec Internet Security Threat Report Reveals 81 Percent Increase in Malicious Attacks
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the findings of its Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 17, which shows that while the number of vulnerabilities decreased by 20 percent, the number of malicious attacks continued to skyrocket by 81 percent MarketWire

Bombardier Learjet Celebrates Ground Breaking Ceremony for Wichita Site Expansion
Representatives from four levels of government joined Bombardier Learjet executives and other stakeholders today to highlight the official ground breaking ceremony marking the expansion of Wichita's Learjet site. MarketWire

59 Years Young, HIV+ Brain Cancer Survivor Will Be Running Long Island Marathon on May 6
Richard Brodsky was diagnosed HIV-positive in 1997. In 2002 he was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and given 2 - 4 years to live. Brodsky's goal is to run his fastest marathon time for his 4th straight time. MarketWire

Net Savings Link, Inc. Announces Sale of 50,000 Incentive Certificates to Pertinent Marketing Group, LLC
Net Savings Link, Inc. (OTCBB: NSAV), a company in the business of providing electronically deliverable incentives that increase sales for businesses, organizations, networks and enterprises, announced today the bulk sale of 50,000 Incentive Savings Certificates to Pertinent Marketing Group, LLC. MarketWire

North Bay Resources Inc. (NBRI): Ruby Mine Progress Report
North Bay Resources Inc. (OTCBB: NBRI) ("North Bay" or the "Company") is pleased to issue the following shareholder update on the status of current operations at the Ruby Mine. MarketWire

DNO International Releases 2011 Annual Report and Accounts; Updates Financial Calendar
Oslo, 30 April 2012 -- DNO International ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas company, today released its 2011 Annual Report and Accounts detailing the Company's operating performance and audited financial results GlobeNewswire

DNO International Releases Annual Statement of Reserves
Oslo, 30 April 2012 -- DNO International ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas company, today released its Annual Statement of Reserves setting total remaining proved and probable (2P/P50) reserves at 371.9 million barrels of oil equivalent on a working interest basis as of year-end 2011 GlobeNewswire

QUESTUS GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET LTD. ANNOUNCES A CONTRACT WITH GEMINI GROUP
Questus Global Capital Market, Ltd. (QGCM) has contracted to fund Gemini Group through a stock issuance. Questus will pay shareholders150% dividend in year 2021, and an additional pass-through dividend of 10% of the Gemini venture net profits or LIBOR plus one percent, whichever is greater, annually GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth wins large cement order in the Middle East
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 22-2012, 30 April 2012FLSmidth has signed a contract worth approximately EUR 85m (approximately DKK 630m) with a company in the Middle East to supply a complete 6,000 tonnes per day cement production line. GlobeNewswire

Navamedic ASA : Invitation to presentation of Navamedic's Q1-12 results on Friday 4 May at 8 am.
Navamedic will report first quarter 2012 results on Friday, 4 May 2012. The presentation will take place 8 a.m. at Felix Konferansesenter, Bryggetorget 3, Aker Brygge.Navamedic ASAOslo, 30 April 2012Contact Navamedic ASA:CFO Bjørn LindholtTel: +47 930 06601 GlobeNewswire

Songa Offshore SE : Annual Report 2011
Please see the attached Annual Report 2011 for Songa Offshore SE.  GlobeNewswire

SFL - Filing of Annual Report on Form 20-F
Press release from Ship Finance International Limited April 30, 2012 GlobeNewswire

ITCL - Annual Report 2011
Independent Tankers Corporation Limited ("ITCL") today announced the release of its annual report for the year ended December 31, 2011. The report can be downloaded from ITCL's website www.itcl.bm or from the link enclosed. GlobeNewswire

EVRY - Interim report 1 quarter 2012
(Oslo, 30 April 2012) Presentation of EVRY`s 1st quarter results 2012 will take place Monday 7 May at 08:00, and will be held at Vika Atrium, Munkedamsveien 45 in Oslo.  EVRY offers webcast of the presentation at http://www.evry.com/investor GlobeNewswire

Prosafe SE : Notice of annual general meeting 2012
Notice is hereby given that the annual general meeting of Prosafe SE will be held at the company's head office at 126 Stadiou Street, 6020 Larnaca, Cyprus on 23 May 2012 at 9 a.m. Cyprus time. GlobeNewswire

SDRL - Seadrill orders new ultra-deepwater drillship for delivery in 2014
Hamilton, Bermuda, April 30, 2012 - Seadrill continues to see strong demand for modern ultra-deepwater drilling rigs driven by high oil prices and large deep-water discoveries and increased development drilling. Specific interest, mainly from operators in West Africa and the Americas, demonstrate a trend towards higher day rates and longer term contracts GlobeNewswire

Seadrill received letter of award for deepwater semi-submersible
Hamilton, Bermuda, April 30, 2012 - Seadrill has received a letter of award for a new three year contract for a semi-submersible for operations offshore West Africa with a reputable oil company, contract starting second quarter 2013. The total potential contract revenue based on 97% utilisation is estimated to approximately USD 710 millions and includes a performance bonus arrangement GlobeNewswire

Total number of shares in Klövern 30 April 2012
Klövern AB (publ) issued 66,638 preference shares 10 April 2012 and 585 preference shares 20 April 2012 as partial payment for the acquisition of the shares in Dagon AB (publ). GlobeNewswire

SeaBird - First quarter 2012 result presentation and webcast
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Orkla: Preliminary results - First Quarter 2012
We refer to today's stock exchange notification concerning the change of President and CEO at Orkla. In consequence, Orkla has chosen to publish preliminary results for the first quarter of 2012 today, 30 April. The financial statements will be formally considered at a meeting of the Board of Directors on Wednesday, 2 May 2012, and will be published on Thursday, 3 May at 7 a.m GlobeNewswire

Write down of remaining book values in India
During the first quarter 2012, Uninor's operational performance in India has developed according to plan. Following the Supreme Court's ruling in February to cancel Uninor's licenses and the recent recommendation from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) regarding the 2G license re-auction, the uncertainty has increased significantly GlobeNewswire

Åge Korsvold appointed as Acting President and CEO of Orkla
Orkla's Board of Directors and Bjørn M. Wiggen have agreed that he will resign as President and CEO of Orkla with effect from 30 April. The Deputy Chair of the Board of Directors, Åge Korsvold, has been appointed as Acting President and CEO.   "The change of CEO entails no change in Orkla's strategy GlobeNewswire

Algeta and Sanofi extend research collaboration evaluating thorium-conjugated tumor-targeting antibody
Not intended for US media GlobeNewswire

TGS Commences Multi-client 3D Survey in Norwegian Barents Sea
ASKER, NORWAY (30 April 2012) - TGS has commenced acquisition of a 3D multi-client survey covering 2,400 km2 in the Norwegian Barents Sea. GlobeNewswire

adidas Group announces preliminary first quarter results and increases its 2012 financial outlook
adidas AG /adidas Group announces preliminary first quarter results and increases its 2012 financial outlook . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

AD-HOC: adidas Group announces preliminary first quarter 2012 results
adidas AG /AD-HOC: adidas Group announces preliminary first quarter 2012 results. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Actelion to host Conference Call / Audiocast on SERAPHIN Study Results
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Actelion to host Conference Call / Audiocast on SERAPHIN Study Results . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Actelion's macitentan meets primary endpoint in pivotal Phase III SERAPHIN outcome study in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Actelion's macitentan meets primary endpoint in pivotal Phase III SERAPHIN outcome study in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Russian Real Estate Investment Company : Postponement of Annual Meeting
Press release 30-04-2012 GlobeNewswire

Change of share capital in Transmode Holding AB April 2012
Stockholm, Sweden - 30 April 2012 GlobeNewswire

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