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Ministry of Railways, Jharkhand Govt. sign MOU on ongoing railway projects
The Ministry of Railways and the Jharkhand Government on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the ongoing railway projects in state. ANI

Mukherjee expects inflation to reduce further
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that he is confident that moderation in inflation would continue in the coming months, though softening in the prices of manufactured goods despite the rapid decline in non-food primary inflation, may be more gradual. ANI

Apple asks charity group to inspect factories' 'sweat shop' conditions
In response to growing criticism over conditions at Apple's overseas factories, the tech giant has announced that it has asked a charity to conduct "special voluntary audits" of several facilities that manufacture iPhones, iPads and other products. ANI

US proxy advisor accuses Zuckerberg of 'hubris' over Facebook voting rights control
A prominent American proxy advisory firm has accused Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg accused of 'hubris', criticizing his plan to use a dual class share structure to maintain control of voting rights at the firm even after the multi-million dollar flotation. ANI

Apple shares hit $500mark for first time
Apple's shares broke the 500-dollars mark for the first time on Monday. ANI

UK may be stripped of AAA credit rating within year
The UK could be stripped of its AAA credit rating within a year after Moody's put it on "negative" watch amid fears of contagion from the European debt crisis. ANI

ST Engineering's Aerospace Arm Clinches CFM56-7B Engine Maintenance Contract
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd's (ST Engineering) aerospace arm, ST Aerospace today announced it has been awarded a contract to support South Korean low fare airline Eastar Jet's CFM56-7B engines over 10 years. With a contract value of aboutUS$15m (S$18 ACN Newswire

Bell Helicopter Receives Contract to Refurbish Royal Thai Army 212 Series Helicopters
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today it received a contract to modify and refurbish eight Royal Thai Army Bell 212 helicopters. Bell Helicopter Asia will work with Bell Helicopter's independent representative Royal Airport Services on this in-country program ACN Newswire

Flowserve to Announce Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Results on February 22; Hold Investor Conference Call on February 23
DALLAS, February 13, 2012 - Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced it plans to hold a conference call to discuss its 2011 fourth quarter financial results on Thursday, February 23, 2012, at 11 a.m. Eastern time ACN Newswire

Jay Taylor Discusses Wealth Creation with Doug Casey and Rick Rule on his Weekly VoiceAmerica Radio Show, "Turning Hard Times into Good Times"
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 13, 2012 - Jay Taylor, publisher of the J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks newsletter, interviews Doug Casey and Rick Rule on his Weekly VoiceAmerica Radio Show, ""Turning Hard Times into Good Times.""Doug Casey is a highly respected author, publisher and professional investor ACN Newswire

Brand New Humidity and Temperature Transmitter Series from Vaisala for High Performance HVAC Applications
Vaisala introduces the next generation of humidity and temperature transmitters for demanding HVAC applications. Combining fit with functionality, the new Vaisala HMW90 Series HUMICAP(R) Humidity and Temperature Transmitters are designed for indoor environments requiring measurement accuracy and stability that can be depended on ACN Newswire

VECTRIX Announces Re-Energized Electric Super Bike at SWISS-MOTO 2012
VECTRIX™, the leader in two- and three-wheeled electric vehicles, is proud to announce that the Vectrix Super Bike program has been re-energized to showcase the latest generation of Vectrix core technologies such as Vectrix battery systems, power management systems, drive trains, and regenerative throttle systems MarketWire

Ricoh Innovations Expands R&D Into India
Ricoh Innovations, Inc. ("RII"), a Silicon Valley-based subsidiary of Ricoh Company, Ltd., which develops innovative technologies and new business opportunities for Ricoh, announced today the formation of Ricoh Innovations Private Limited ("RIPL") in India MarketWire

Intergraph(R) PV Elite(R) Pressure Vessel and Exchanger Training Scheduled for March 5-7 in Houston
Intergraph will conduct PV Elite Productivity Training on March 5-7, 2012 in Houston, Texas, that will cover design, analysis, fabrication, and re-rating for pressure vessels, tall towers, and exchangers MarketWire

Summit Partners Opens India Office
Growth equity investor Summit Partners today announced that it has established a new office in Mumbai. Summit is opening the office to increase investment activity in India and to support its North American and European-based portfolio companies with their expansion efforts the region. MarketWire

Clorox Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of 60 Cents per Share
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable May 11, 2012, to stockholders of record on April 25, 2012. MarketWire

TCW's Penny Foley, Dave Robbins to Discuss Emerging Markets Debt Opportunities on Conference Call
The TCW Group (TCW), an international asset-management firm, invites you to participate in a conference call on Wednesday, February 15 with Penny Foley and Dave Robbins, portfolio managers of the Morningstar 5-star rated TCW Emerging Markets Income Fund (TGEIX/TGINX) and the TCW Emerging Markets Local Currency Income Fund (TGWIX/TGWNX). MarketWire

Neuralitic Partners with Qosmos to Deliver Mobile Data Intelligence Solution
Qosmos, a leading provider of Network Intelligence (NI) technology to vendors serving the telecom industry, and Neuralitic Systems, a leading provider of mobile data intelligence solutions, today announced that Neuralitic integrates Qosmos technology as a reference platform for data extraction with its flagship product, SevenFlow. MarketWire

Quantum Solar Power Adjusts Operating Strategy
Quantum Solar Power Corp. ("Quantum") (OTCBB: QSPW) is pleased to announce that it has adjusted its operating strategy. Quantum plans to reduce administrative costs in order to focus more of its resources on research and development. MarketWire

Thesys International Celebrates Innovation With Interactive Campaign
Thesys International, a new education technology business that supports schools with a hybrid online/classroom approach to education, is celebrating innovation with an open dialogue via Twitter, Facebook and its blog (http://blog.thesysintl.com), inviting readers to submit and rate their favorite innovations as well as providing its own ratings on today's most innovative ideas and concepts. MarketWire

Geovic Mining Corp. Provides Corporate Update
Geovic Mining Corp. ("Geovic" or "Company") (TSX: GMC)(OTCBB: GVCM) provides the following information on changes to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

Model X, Fastest Selling Tesla Ever
Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) unveiled the highly anticipated Model X last Thursday evening at its Design Studio in Southern California. One day after the reveal, without any advertising, advance sales of the Model X exceeded $40 million. MarketWire

Pong Beer Comes to Arkansas
Glidewell Distributing of Fort Smith has been chosen as the exclusive Arkansas distributor of Pong Beer, a brew developed by Pong Beer USA. MarketWire

Roland Introduces the MPX-90M Direct Part Marking Device
Roland DGA Corp. has expanded its impact printer line with the MPX-90M, a compact and affordable direct part marking tool designed specifically for use in medical device manufacturing MarketWire

Alorica Hiring Over 400 in El Paso
Alorica (www.alorica.com), a leading provider of customer management outsourcing solutions, announced today they are hiring over 400 call center positions in El Paso, TX. MarketWire

Kansas City Law Firm Van Osdol & Magruder, P.C. Announces VOMER Entrepreneurial Law to Support Local Startups
Van Osdol & Magruder, P.C., The Biggest Little Law Firm® in Kansas City, created a new internal entrepreneurial group to support local entrepreneurs and startups MarketWire

International Minerals Reports $12.0 Million in Pre-Tax Income for Second Fiscal Quarter Ending December 31, 2011
International Minerals Corporation (TSX: IMZ) (SWISS: IMZ) (the "Company") reports continuing excellent financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2011 (the "Current Quarter"). MarketWire

Moog Announces Contract for High Lift System on COMAC C919 Commercial Transport
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) and the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) signed a contract today for the High Lift System on the C919, COMAC's new narrow body commercial transport. The Moog high lift system will include all flap and slat actuation, pilot interfaces, electronic controls, power drive units, wing tip brakes, gearboxes and miscellaneous components. MarketWire

Oklahoma State Senator Gary Stanislawski Files Bartmann Ethical Debt Collection Practices Act, Targeting Unscrupulous Debt Collectors
CFS II issues the following news release - Citing collection agents who prey on debtors by using corrupt, inhumane, and frequently illegal tactics, State Senator Gary Stanislawski of District 35 filed the Bartmann Ethical Debt Collection Practices Act (SB1430) in the Oklahoma State Senate. MarketWire

IceWEB Reports Fiscal 2012 First Quarter Financial Results
IceWEB, Inc.™ (OTCBB: IWEB), www.IceWEB.com, a leading provider of Unified Data Storage appliances for cloud and virtual environments, announced today results for the fiscal 2012 first quarter period ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

ReadyLift Suspension, Inc. Files Suit Against TAP Worldwide, LLC.
ReadyLift Suspension, Inc., the nation's premier manufacturer of truck and SUV suspension leveling and lift kits, has filed suit against TAP Worldwide, LLC. MarketWire

ORLive Program Discusses Ideal Procedure for High-Risk Cardiac Patients
In the past, total arch replacement was considered to be one of the most risky cardiac procedures because the patient had to be put on a heart-lung machine and blood flow to the head and body were temporarily stopped (circulatory arrest) after the patient had been cooled to a very low temperature MarketWire

Franklin Wireless Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2012 Financial Results
Franklin Wireless Corp. (OTCBB: FKWL), the market leader in dual-mode WiMAX and CDMA modems for 3G and 4G wireless broadband data communications, today announced financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2012 ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Aoxing Pharmaceutical Company Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2012 Financial and Operational Results
Aoxing Pharmaceutical Company, Inc. (NYSE Amex: AXN) ("Aoxing Pharma"), a specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on research, development, manufacturing, and distribution of narcotic, pain-management, and addiction treatment pharmaceuticals, today announced its financial and operational results for its second fiscal quarter, which ended on December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Liberator, Inc. Reports Results for Its Fiscal Second Quarter Ended December 31, 2011
Liberator, Inc. (OTCBB: LUVU) (OTCQB: LUVU), a dynamic vertically integrated company capitalizing on the emerging sexual wellness revolution through the worldwide marketing of the Liberator® brand, today reported its financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Brookfield Office Properties Canada Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2011 Results
Brookfield Office Properties Canada (TSX: BOX.UN) (NYSE: BOXC), a Canadian REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust), today announced that net income for the year ended December 31, 2011 was $355.4 million or $3.81 per unit, compared with $329.0 million or $3.53 per unit in 2010. Net income for the three months ended December 31, 2011 was $216.9 million or $2.33 per unit, compared to $234 MarketWire

Integrated Wealth Management Honored as One of Best Financial Advisers for Doctors
For the eighth straight year Integrated Wealth Management has been named to the exclusive list of Best Financial Advisers for Doctors by Medical Economics. MarketWire

TW Telecom, StratITsphere Partner to Offer Superior Technology Services to Clients
A new collaboration between a telecommunications infrastructure firm and a data center services provider means more opportunities for customers of both companies. MarketWire

Cytomedix to Present at LHA Life Sciences & Medical Technologies Virtual Conference
Cytomedix, Inc. (OTCBB: CMXI) (the "Company"), a leading developer of biologically active regenerative therapies for wound care, inflammation and angiogenesis, today announced that Martin P. Rosendale, Chief Executive Officer of Cytomedix, will present to investors as part of the LHA Life Sciences & Medical Technologies Virtual Conference on Thursday, February 16, 2012, at 9:00 a.m MarketWire

Mattersight Expands Industry-Leading Behavioral Analytics Service With Predictive Routing
Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR) today announced the expansion of its Behavioral Analytics service to include Predictive Routing. Mattersight's Predictive Routing automatically routes customer calls based on advanced algorithms that predict the best available contact center agent to handle each specific caller MarketWire

Wikifamilies, Inc. Issues Letter to Shareholders
Wikifamilies, Inc. (OTCQB: WFAM) (PINKSHEETS: WFAM), a developer of patented social media technologies and the online community Wikifamilies.com, issued today a letter to shareholders to discuss its current position and future growth strategies. MarketWire

Profire Energy, Inc. Announces Record Revenue Results for the 2012 Third Fiscal Quarter
Profire Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: PFIE) reported net income before income taxes for the quarter ending December 31, 2011 of $1,245,322 on total revenues of $5,068,983. By comparison, during the Company's prior-year third fiscal quarter, it realized net income before income taxes of $846,878 on total revenues of $2,696,417. Earnings per share for the third fiscal quarter 2012 were $.02 MarketWire

Annenberg's Learner.org Selects TelVue CloudCast(TM) for Streaming Video
TelVue® Corporation (OTCQB: TEVE) (PINKSHEETS: TEVE), the innovation leader in Digital IP Broadcasting equipment and services for Cable, TV and Internet broadcasters is pleased to announce an agreement to provide Internet media streaming services for the Annenberg Foundation's popular educational resource, www.Learner.org. MarketWire

MPTF and UCLA Health System Join in Geriatric Psychiatry Unit on Wasserman Campus
The Motion Picture and Television Fund (MPTF), the 90-year-old charity supporting Hollywood's entertainment industry, announced today a first-of-its-kind affiliation with UCLA Health System and its Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital for a geriatric psychiatry unit on MPTF's Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills MarketWire

Given Imaging Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2011 Results
Given Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIVN) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Twelve Months 2011 Results and Declares Quarterly Dividend
Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced today its unaudited financial results for the three and twelve-month period ended December 31, 2011. The Company's Board of Directors also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share for the fourth quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Active Power Reports Fourth Quarter and 2011 Results
Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of continuous power and infrastructure solutions, reported results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2011. MarketWire

King Resources, Inc. (KING) Merger Candidate Update
King Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KING) (http://www.kingresources.com) management announces today that the merger of King Resources, Inc. and The GridGrabber, Inc. www.gridgrabber.com is coming closer to being a reality, after long talks over the last few weeks with the President of "The GridGrabber" Dennis Giancola, both parties have elected to enter into a Letter of Intent with each other MarketWire

TASER to Release Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings on February 23, 2012
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), a global provider of safety technologies that protect life, prevent conflict, and resolve disputes, today announced that the fourth quarter 2011 earnings call is scheduled for Thursday, February 23, 2012. A conference call/webcast is scheduled at 10 a.m. ET to review 4th quarter financial results. MarketWire

Sturgis Bancorp Reports Earnings for 2011
Sturgis Bancorp, Inc. (OTCBB: STBI) announced a net income of $501,000 for 2011, and net income of $560,000 for the fourth quarter of 2011, Eric L. Eishen, President and CEO, announced today. MarketWire

Dollar Bank Opens New Beachwood Branch on Chagrin Boulevard
Dollar Bank's latest expansion in Northeast Ohio is the opening of its Beachwood Branch located on Chagrin Boulevard just off of I-271. Dollar Bank purchased the 30,000 square foot, three-story office building in October, 2010 and has spent over a year making extensive renovations to the structure, which was formerly known as the Ohio Savings Building and is now called the Dollar Bank Building. MarketWire

Will Rogers Institute Honors Dr. Elizabeth G. Nabel With Award for Outstanding Lung Research
Dr. Elizabeth G. Nabel was presented the Will Rogers Institute's Annual Award for Lung Research in Los Angeles, California. The annual award honors an eminent scientist for extraordinary work leading to advancements in treatment for lung diseases. She is the fifth recipient of the prestigious award from the Will Rogers Institute. MarketWire

Wireless Generation to Partner With Lawrence Hall of Science, Providing Teachers With Proven Program That Integrates Science and Literacy
Wireless Generation today announced an agreement to collaborate with the Lawrence Hall of Science at the University of California, Berkeley and to license a highly effective science education program that pairs early science learning and literacy. MarketWire

US Foods to Use Nearly 85 Percent Renewable Energy at Its Metro NY Division
US Foods today announced that nearly 85 percent of its Metro New York Division's annual energy will come from solar power by July 2012. Installation of rooftop solar panels at the warehouse in Perth-Amboy, N.J. is currently underway. The solar installation is the fourth at a US Foods distribution facility and another positive step in the company's ongoing sustainability program. MarketWire

Kiddie Academy Continues to See Growth in Franchising
In 2011, Kiddie Academy, an educational child care franchise, saw continued growth in sales, development and openings despite the lingering effects of the recession. The company reported 13 openings, 71 academies in the development stage and over 25 preliminary agreements signed, making it a banner year. MarketWire

Smart, Space-Saving Appliances Are Among Latest Kitchen Design Trends
Microwave drawers, steam ovens, wine refrigerators synced to alarm systems and remote controlled appliances are among the latest kitchen trends. MarketWire

Young The Giant & The Steelwells, The Happy Together Tour and Scotty McCreery to Perform as Part of the Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2012 OC Fair
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XA.net Releases optimalKeyword -- a Proprietary Audience Expansion Tool for Facebook Ads
XA.net announces a powerful addition to optim.al, their leading Facebook ad testing and management platform, with the release today of optimalKeyword. optimalKeyword is an audience expansion tool, powered by XA.net's proprietary SocialPredict™ affinity-matching engine, with an edge graph of over 2.4 billion modeled social data connections MarketWire

Christopher Thompson & Studio Lux Appointed Lighting Specialist for Philippe Rochat's Restaurant de L'Hotel de Ville
Christopher Thompson and his Studio Lux (www.studiolux.com) team have been selected by world renowned Swiss chef, Philippe Rochat to renovate the interior lighting of the Restaurant de L'Hotel de Ville in Crissier, Switzerland. Thompson will be collaborating with Rochat on the construction of lighting displays for the establishment's wine cave and embellished dining rooms MarketWire

Survey Reveals That "Prioritizing Projects" and "Maintenance" Are Among the Top Challenges for Government IT Organizations
"Cutting costs" (59%) and "keeping support and maintenance costs down" (49%) were cited as some of the biggest challenges facing government IT organizations today, according to a recent study conducted by Government Technology magazine and Innotas, a leading provider of Cloud-based IT Governance and Project Portfolio Management solutions (PPM) MarketWire

Liberty All-Star(R) Growth Fund, Inc. January 2012 Monthly Update
Below is the January 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ASG) MarketWire

Unilens Vision Reports Diluted EPS of $0.12 for Second Quarter of FY2012
Unilens Vision Inc. (OTCBB: UVIC) (OTCQB: UVIC) (TSX VENTURE: UVI), which develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and markets specialty contact lenses, today reported its operating results for the second quarter and first half of FY2012. MarketWire

Judicial Watch Files Two Amicus Curiae Briefs With Supreme Court Supporting Arizona's Illegal Immigration Law SB 1070
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has filed two separate amicus curiae briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of SB 1070, also known as the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act. On April 11, 2011, the U.S MarketWire

Delivr Appoints Ed Simnett CEO
Delivr, a leading real-world analytics and QR code company, today announced the appointment of Ed Simnett as CEO. Ed will be responsible for scaling the business and building out an ecosystem across content owners, brands, app developers, agencies and other partners. MarketWire

Flight Qualified Systems From X-ES Serving Warfighters Today
Several Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) systems have recently been flight qualified and are deployed in military aircraft MarketWire

Liberty All-Star(R) Equity Fund January 2012 Monthly Update
Below is the January 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund. (NYSE: USA) MarketWire

Sapphire Tower Scores Second Silver National Award
Downtown San Diego's boutique high-rise Sapphire Tower was the recipient last week of the prestigious 2012 National Silver Award, presented by the National Association of Home Builders. This marks the second silver award for the 32-story project, celebrated for its spacious and sophisticated furnishings, and breathtaking views of the San Diego waterfront. MarketWire

MGIS Appoints Mark L. Dayton as Vice President of Marketing
The MGIS Companies, Inc. (MGIS), the nation's leading provider of insurance products and services specifically for physicians, today announced the appointment of Mark L. Dayton as vice president of marketing. Dayton heads up an expanded strategic marketing and communications function for MGIS and its subsidiary companies. MarketWire

In the Edison Tradition: Con Edison Engineers Honored for Transmission Reliability Research
Five Con Edison engineers have won high-powered honors for their research to improve the transmission of high-voltage electricity. MarketWire

Platinum Studios to Release Werewolf Action-Horror Story "BIG BADZ" as Digital Graphic Novel
Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTCBB: PDOS) announced today that the entertainment company will release the werewolf action-horror story BIG BADZ as a digital graphic novel on Apple's iOS, Android, Nook, Kindle and other standard formats MarketWire

The Journal of NCAA Compliance Strengthens Offering by Bringing Compliance Expert John Infante on as Contributing Editor
Hackney Publications (www.hackneypublications.com) announced today that the Journal of NCAA Compliance (JONC), which delivers an in-depth look at news and trends in the NCAA compliance field, has strengthened its editorial product with the addition of John Infante as contributing editor. MarketWire

ZigMail(TM) Launches Free Application to End Email Overload
ZigMail, a privately-held provider of software applications that simplify your transactional life, today unveiled ZigMail, a web solution to combat personal email overload. ZigMail works with your current email, offering an easy, safe and secure way to organize the messages you request from companies, such as retailers and financial institutions. Try it at www.zigmail.com. MarketWire

OPITO's IMIST Set to Become Safety Standard for Gulf of Mexico and Globally
No longer a best practice, but rather a moral imperative, global oil and gas standards body, OPITO, sees a continuing demand within the Gulf of Mexico oil and gas community to establish a global safety standard. For the first time, OPITO, along with the oil and gas industry, has developed an online, global standardized basic safety training which will reach an estimated 1 MarketWire

Targeted Solutions Tool(TM) for Wrong Site Surgery Debuts
A new weapon in the critical fight to reduce the incidence of wrong site surgery becomes available today. The Targeted Solutions Tool™ (TST), developed by the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare, guides health care organizations through a step-by-step process to identify, measure and reduce risks in key processes that can contribute to a wrong site surgery. MarketWire

Leading Finance Attorney Christine Swanick Joins Sheppard Mullin New York
Christine L. Swanick has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Finance and Bankruptcy practice group, and will be based in the firm's New York office. Swanick joins from Dorsey & Whitney in New York, where she co-chaired the firm's Indian Law group. MarketWire

NIH Granted ISSYS and the University of Michigan a $1.5M Grant for the Development of Pediatric Cardiac Miniature Implants
Integrated Sensing Systems, Inc. (ISSYS) and the University of Michigan announced that they have received a $1.5M NIH (National Institute of Health) grant titled "Novel Micro-Implant To Measure Intracardiac Pressure In Congenital Heart Patients." MarketWire

Global Leader in Sustainable Agriculture Brings Green Tech Crop Innovation to California
Among the many head-turning products at this week's 45th World Ag Expo is an innovative biotechnology formula for soil sustainability that uses discarded shrimp heads and microbiological components to fortify crop plants and cost-efficiently improve yield, quality and profit. MarketWire

Jason Mraz Celebrates Valentine's Day by Declaring That "LOVE IS A FOUR LETTER WORD"; Multi-GRAMMY(R)-Winning Troubadour Unveils New Album, Highlighted by the Chart-Topping Hit, "I Won't Give Up"; New Single Scores as #1 Most Added at Hot AC; Video to Premiere via VH1 and VH1.com Later This Week; Up
Atlantic recording artist Jason Mraz has announced details of his hugely anticipated new album, including by popular demand, a new release date. "LOVE IS A FOUR LETTER WORD" -- which includes the heartfelt hit single, "I Won't Give Up" -- will now arrive in stores and at all digital retailers on April 17th. MarketWire

Appeal Funding Partners to Provide Practical Information for Contingency Fee Lawyers as an Extra Service
Appeal Funding Partners, leaders in appellate funding for attorneys and plaintiffs with money judgments on appeal, announced that the "News and Info" section on its company web site (http://www.appealfundingpartners.com) will now feature a new, innovative section called, "Practice Smart™ MarketWire

Engberg Anderson Names Shareholders
The Partners of Engberg Anderson, Inc., a leading architecture, planning and interior design firm with offices in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin and Tucson, Arizona, are pleased to announce that four new Principals have been named. Each is recognized for their contributions within the firm, their tireless service to their clients and exemplary leadership to their project teams. MarketWire

OPEL Technologies Inc.-Director Appointment
OPEL Technologies Inc. ("OTI") (TSX VENTURE: OPL) and OPEL Solar Inc. ("OSI") (collectively "OPEL" or "the Company"), a leading global supplier of solar tracker systems and other solar related products, and a semiconductor device and process developer, announced today the appointment of John F MarketWire

KBM Group Acknowledged in New Research on the Emerging Customer Engagement Agency Landscape
KBM Group, the global leader in knowledge-based marketing solutions, has been recognized in Forrester Research, Inc.'s February 13, 2012 report, The Evolution of The Customer Engagement Agency. MarketWire

Metia Appoints Digital Marketing Leader Peter DiBart as Regional Vice President
Metia, a leading global digital marketing agency, today announced the appointment of Peter DiBart as its new regional vice president. Previously SVP Group Creative Director at Edelman Digital, DiBart brings 16 years of digital marketing agency experience to Metia. MarketWire

Ablynx Strengthens Management Team With the Appointment of Dr Andreas Menrad as Chief Scientific Officer
Ablynx (EURONEXT BRUSSELS: ABLX), todayannounced that it has appointed Dr Andreas Menrad as its Chief ScientificOfficer. MarketWire

TransUnion: Show Your Love -- Win Free Gas for a Year
January has greeted Americans with some of the highest January gas prices ever, and some analysts are predicting that prices could get close to $5 a gallon in some areas during the warm-weather driving season. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in the United States in January was $3.39, according to motorist group AAA. That's nearly 30 cents higher than a year ago MarketWire

Spur Ventures Announces the Closing of the Sale of Spur BVI for $9.25 Million
(All amounts are expressed in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise stated) MarketWire

CloudFloor DNS Improves NetMon, Providing Industry's Fastest Failover
CloudFloor DNS, the leading international provider of managed DNS and domain name services, announced that they have greatly improved their NetMon capabilities and have implemented several key back end improvements to benefit customers. These capabilities will greatly reduce failover response and alert time, saving customers valuable time and money. MarketWire

Coral CEA and the Digital Media Zone Build on an Ecosystem to Expand Ontario's Software Capabilities
Ottawa-based Coral CEA has invested $120,000 in four companies located at Ryerson University's Digital Media Zone (DMZ), and Coral CEA is reviewing possible investments in even more firms at the DMZ MarketWire

Astro-Med Dash MX Receives 'Product of the Year' Award From NASA Tech Briefs
Astro-Med's (NASDAQ: ALOT) new portable data acquisition recorder, the Dash®MX, has won the NASA Tech Briefs 2011 Product of the Year competition. Each month, the editors of NASA Tech Briefs choose a Product of the Month -- the one product they feel has exceptional technical merit and practical value for the magazine's design engineering readers MarketWire

RIMC Expects Vast Number of International Guests for 2012 Event
The 2012 Reykjavik Internet Marketing Conference (RIMC) and Expo, to be held in Reykjavik, Iceland, is expecting a vast number of international guests, with participants travelling from the U.S., UK, Norway, Denmark, Italy, and further afield. MarketWire

EDF Energies Nouvelles Promotes Benoit Rigal to Vice President, Engineering and Construction
EDF EN Canada Inc. announces the promotion of Benoît Rigal to Vice President, Engineering and Construction. MarketWire

HumanConcepts Releases Succession Planning for Its Organizational Planning Suite
HumanConcepts, developer of HumanConcepts Organizational Planning Suite, has announced the immediate availability of HumanConcepts Succession, updated as a 100% cloud-based application integrated directly with HumanConcepts Organizational Planning Suite. MarketWire

Berkeley Research Group Expands Health Analytics Practice
Berkeley Research Group's Health Analytics practice continues to grow with the addition of five experts. The new experts are Kathy Talbot, Kathleen Dunleavy, and Kathleen Schneider, based in BRG's Baltimore office; Denise Pedulla, based in Boston; and Cheray Lynch Sieminski, based in Philadelphia. MarketWire

An Upsell Offer: Nor1 to Further Maximize Revenue Opportunities for Partner Hotels on Micros Opera
In a move that could enable nearly 22,000 hotel properties to quickly increase revenue and customer satisfaction, Nor1, Inc., the technology leader in upsell solutions, announced today the integration of its pricing and merchandising solutions with OPERA, MICROS's industry-leading Enterprise Solution. MarketWire

Education Finance, Loan, Regulatory Outlook Focus of iiBIG Summit
iiBIG's 2012 Education Loan & Financing Executive Summit, scheduled for May 9-10, 2012 in Washington D.C., occurs at a crucial time. The punitive regulatory environment that existed just a year ago has now taken a more favorable turn in the education finance and student loan industry MarketWire

Colorado's Peak Spirits Now Represented in 6 European Countries by Luxury Goods Importer Haromex
Peak Spirits® farm distillery, distillers of CapRock® Organic Gin, CapRock® Organic Vodka, and Peak Organic Brandies, today announced that Haromex Development GmbH, the family owned luxury goods importer in Germany, will represent CapRock products in Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Austria, and Switzerland. MarketWire

Aereo Announces $20.5M Series A Financing Led by IAC; New Technology Platform Allows Consumers Access to Live TV Over the Internet
Aereo (formerly Bamboom Labs), a new Internet based television solution for consumers, announced $20.5 million in Series A financing led by IAC (NASDAQ: IACI). Previous investors, including FirstMark Capital, First Round Capital, High Line Venture Partners, Highland Capital Partners and select individuals, participated in the round, bringing Aereo's total funding to approximately $25 million MarketWire

Seventh Generation Joins Dr. Seuss' The Lorax in Speaking for the Trees
Seventh Generation, the nation's leading brand of environmentally-friendly household products, today announced an educational partnership with Universal Pictures to mark the big screen debut of "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax" and bring the tale's crucial message of ecological hope and environmental action to a new generation of children and their parents. The animated adventure opens on March 2. MarketWire

Leo Motors Announces Electric Sports Car on 2012 Mastretta Platform
Leo Motors, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LEOM) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Mastretta Cars to co-develop the electric version of their 2012 Mastretta MXT. MarketWire

MAAWG Evolves Into M3 Tackling Messaging, Malware, Mobile
The online industry generally acknowledges that viruses and malicious code are spread through spam, yet it seems that malware and messaging security professionals rarely collaborate on threats despite the commonality of their work. The Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group is pushing the industry to move beyond this "silo" mentality to better protect end-users MarketWire

New Sage HRMS 2012 Improves SMB Efficiency With Employee Self-Service Mobility
Sage North America today announced the release of Sage HRMS 2012 (formerly Sage Abra SQL HRMS), the latest version of its award-winning human resource management system (HRMS) for small and midsized companies MarketWire

Opa S4, the New Version of Opa, Is Now Available
Opa, a new generation of web development language that allows users to write distributed web applications using a single technology, announced the release of Opa S4. Opa S4 features improvements to the original language, including new syntax and extensive high quality support for MongoDB. MarketWire

Winning the BYOD Game: How to Create a Supportable Governance Strategy
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DISH Courts Heart of America With Family-Friendly TV
DISH Network L.L.C. (NASDAQ: DISH) announced today the availability of the Heartland Package, a specialty programming package the entire family will enjoy that includes movies, classic TV series, inspirational concert specials, rural lifestyle content and more. The new package features Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movie Channel, GMC TV, PixL, RFD-TV and, starting later this week, RURAL TV. MarketWire

Fidelity National Title Group Implements Innovation Group's Insurer Analytics
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Howard Alan Events Presents the 22nd Annual Downtown Stuart Art Festival
Historic downtown Stuart welcomes back Martin County's premier art festival February 25 - 26, 2012. This two-day art affair features the finest artists in the country and a vast array of quality handmade art appealing to a variety of tastes and budgets MarketWire

GreenMan Technologies First Quarter Results Conference Call Alert
GreenMan Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GMTI) (PINKSHEETS: GMTI), today announced it will host a conference call on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 11:30 AM Eastern in which we will discuss the results for the three months ended December 31, 2011. To participate, please call 1-800-946-0709 and ask for the GreenMan call using pass code 8933435 MarketWire

Green Mountain Power and City of Montpelier Team Up to Provide a Free Public Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Montpelier
Green Mountain Power (GMP) and the City of Montpelier are excited to announce the opening of a new public electric vehicle (EV) charging station, located behind City Hall. The public will be able to charge their vehicles at the station at no cost for the first year. This is the third public EV charging station that GMP has made available to the people of Vermont. MarketWire

Bayer CropScience Launches Newest Fungicide Innovation, Luna(R)
Bayer CropScience today announced that Luna, the company's newest fungicide innovation, has received registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and is now available for sale(1) MarketWire

Unity Technologies Releases Unity 3.5
Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, is proud to announce that Unity 3.5 is now available for download. This latest update is one of the biggest additions to Unity since its inception and includes major new features and a multitude of improvements, tweaks, and optimizations. Unity 3.5 is a free update for all developers using version 3 MarketWire

STEALTHbits Introduces StealthINTERCEPT(TM) Directory Authority for Active Directory
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Security On-Demand(TM) Adopts Tripwire VIA to Provide Cloud and Hybrid Customers With Advanced Security and Compliance Capabilities
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Subsea 7 Adds Additional Schilling Robotics HD Systems to ROV Fleet
Schilling Robotics, LLC, experts in subsea systems, announced today the delivery of two (2) 150hp, 3,000m-rated HD™ ROV systems to Subsea 7. MarketWire

Broadway Technology's CTO Joshua Walsky Named in Institutional Investor's Trading Technology Top 30
Broadway Technology, LLC, the emerging leader in high-performance trading solutions for top-tier global banks and hedge funds, announced today that Chief Technology Officer Joshua Walsky was named in Institutional Investor's Trading Technology 30: Masters of Market Magic, which recognizes the top 30 leaders and innovators in the world of trading technology. MarketWire

Maxwell Systems Wins 2012 Constructech Residential Top Trusted Product Award for ProContractorMX Complete Construction Management Software
Maxwell Systems, Inc., a leading provider of complete construction management software solutions, today announced that Maxwell Systems™ ProContractorMX™ has been named Constructech's Residential 2012 Top Product in the Trusted Products category. The Award recognizes technology solutions that have demonstrated the greatest innovations geared toward the residential construction market MarketWire

New Political Thriller "What Would Lincoln Say?" Imagines 2012 White House Meeting
Richard Fenton and Andrea Waltz's new political thriller, "What Would Lincoln Say?" (www.WhatWouldLincolnSay.com), imagines a time-traveling (and culture-shocked) Abraham Lincoln struggling to get a meeting with President Obama. MarketWire

Howard Alan Events Presents the 24th Annual Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts
Sarasota's premier art event, The Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts returns February 18 - 19, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, produced by Howard Alan Events and hosted by the Downtown Sarasota Alliance. It is consistently ranked as one of the top 100 fine art shows in the country by Sunshine Artist, the nation's leading publication for art and craft shows MarketWire

mPhase Technologies Strengthening Patent Portfolio
mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) said today that it has been developing intellectual property based on an innovative platform technology to control the flow of fluids by electronically manipulating the way liquids behave when in contact with a solid or porous surface. MarketWire

Celtra Emerges as Leading Rich Media Platform for Mobile
Celtra, Inc., the industry leader for rich media advertising and analytics across mobile devices, today announced it achieved over 1000 percent year-over-year revenue growth in 2011 due to the wide adoption of its self-service platform, AdCreator MarketWire

New Android Tablet App and InsightCenter(TM) Provides Look at the Chinese Market Through the Eyes of the Chinese Consumer
As U.S. economic conditions remain tumultuous and American consumer practicality remains high, many companies are looking to the booming Chinese market for growth opportunities MarketWire

Epicor Announces Effectiveness of S-4 Registration Statement and Launching of Exchange Offer
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Midlothian Chiropractor Overhauls Website to Be Patient Friendly
Wellness First Center has announced the debut of their new website, http://www.wellnessfirstcenter.com. Wellness First Center is a traditional chiropractor in Midlothian that provides patient care services including spinal manipulation, spinal decompression, and chiropractic therapy MarketWire

Internet's Premier Stock Newsletter Yields 7.7% Gain in January After a 51.5% Gain in 2011
Last year was a volatile one for U.S. markets. Despite the violent market swings, the S&P 500 finished essentially unchanged for the year. But through all of the wild market swings, the BullTrade Newsletter persevered. The Dow fell 6% in September, but through creative defensive posturing, the BullTrade Newsletter was able to escape from 5 positions without a loss MarketWire

Marine Drive Mobile Welcomes Players Club Golf to eTeeoff Merchant Roster; Continues to Expand Free Advertising Platform
Marine Drive Mobile Corp. (OTCBB: MDMC) ("Marine Drive Mobile" or the "Company") is pleased to welcome Players Club Golf to its growing list of golf merchants now posting deals on eTeeoff, the company's free golf advertising platform MarketWire

Searchmetrics Launches New Backlink Analysis in Open Beta Release
Searchmetrics, the world leader in search analytics software, today announced that its Searchmetrics Essentials online dashboard now includes a new Links module in open beta, adding to its successful SEO+SEM and Social modules MarketWire

Xcite Energy Limited announces Holdings in Company
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Blues Plans, Lumeris Partner to Acquire Nation's Largest Real-Time Health Care Communication Network
Three of the nation's leading Blue health plans that work with more than 70,000 physicians and hospitals to deliver care to more than 11 million people announced today they are partnering with health IT provider Lumeris Corp. to acquire NaviNet. NaviNet is the nation's largest real-time communication network for physicians, hospitals, and health insurers MarketWire

ONRAD Announces Successful Teleradiology Implementation
ONRAD is pleased to announce a successful implementation of teleradiology services at Provena Covenant Hospital in Champaign, Illinois and Provena United Samaritan Hospital in Danville, Illinois through its services agreement with East Central Illinois Radiology Associates (ECIRA). ONRAD currently provides afterhours and subspecialty support to ECIRA. MarketWire

Country Living Reveals 2nd Annual 'What's Country Now' Honorees
Country Living today announced the magazine's 2nd annual 'What's Country Now' honorees, celebrating the people, places, and products revolutionizing what country means today. MarketWire

MassMutual's Nor-Cal Wealth Management in Sacramento Receives Its First National Award
The MassMutual Financial Group has announced that the Sacramento Nor-Cal Wealth Management Agency, under the leadership of General Agent Jeff Utley, has earned its first Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company's (MassMutual) National Chairman's Trophy MarketWire

Horizon Ventures Announces Sale of Preferred Limited Partnership Interest Owned by U.S. Small Business Administration
Horizon Ventures today announced the sale of its Preferred Limited Partnership Interest in Horizon Ventures Fund II, L.P. previously owned by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The sale was to two well-known secondary investors MarketWire

Nadine Levin Debuts Wildlife Photography Collection
Before Nadine Levin (www.nadinelevinphotography.com) began photographing cowboys and horses, there was one genre that captured the eye of her lens, wild animals. Nadine traveled to the most exotic locales around the world capturing images that depict the serenity of nature MarketWire

Michael Cohn of WolfPAC(R) Integrated Risk Management Says Practicing ERM Will Change the DNA of an Institution and Make It More Successful
In a white paper just released by the Financial Managers Society, Michael Cohn, an expert in enterprise risk management, advises community-based financial institutions to begin practicing enterprise-wide risk management in order to become "more efficient, smarter, and better able to compete in an increasingly complex environment." MarketWire

The Moorings Opens a New Yacht Charter Destination in Corfu, Greece
The Moorings, the world's leading yacht charter company, announced today it will open a new base in Corfu, located just off Greece's northwest coast. Corfu is the perfect starting point for a luxurious Moorings bareboat sailing or skippered charter through the region's famous northern and southern Ionian Islands. MarketWire

Infortrend Announces New EonNAS 5000 Storage Solutions
Infortrend® (TPE: 2495) today announced new EonNAS 5000 solutions, offering unified storage solutions that enable enterprises to efficiently deal with file- and block-based applications. In addition, Infortrend unveiled new connectivity options in the EonNAS 3000 Series. MarketWire

Austin Animal Clinic Offering Discounted Pet Dental Care Services Through February
Dessau Veterinary Clinic is celebrating National Pet Dental Health Month by offering discounts on pet dental care services. The clinic said they are offering discounted pet dental services in order to raise awareness of pet dental health and to encourage pet owners to take proactive steps toward maintaining their pet's health MarketWire

34th Street Chiropractic and Wellness Team Participating in Lincoln Tunnel Challenge 5K
Midtown West Manhattan chiropractor Dr. Matthew Shave announced that his practice, 34th Street Chiropractic and Wellness, is participating in the Lincoln Tunnel Challenge 5K. The chiropractic wellness center provides natural pain management and preventative care for patients struggling with chronic back pain, neck pain or injuries MarketWire

Wellness Chiropractor in Midtown West Manhattan Debuts New Website
Broadway Chiropractic and Wellness Center in Midtown West Manhattan has revamped its website to help visitors achieve their wellness objectives by presenting in-depth information that spans the chiropractic wellness spectrum. As a provider of chiropractic care, physical therapy and physiotherapy in West Manhattan, the clinic's partners, Dr. Jeffrey Klein and Dr MarketWire

Chiropractic Center Announces Success Treating Wilson Fibromyalgia Patients
Kurtz Chiropractic Center announced that the practice has had success treating Wilson fibromyalgia patients. The practice uses a combination of chiropractic care, laser therapy, massage therapy and lifestyle counseling to provide long-lasting pain relief. According to the practice, some patients now no longer need to take medication to manage their pain MarketWire

OneWire Celebrates Valentine's Day With "Love Your Job" Contest
Putting the power of precise recruiting technology in the hands of candidates and recruiters, OneWire® today announced details of its Valentine's Day Love Your Job contest. The contest asked fans of the company's Facebook page to share stories of why they love their job, with the winning entry to receive a Valentine's Day gift basket. MarketWire

UFC Bantamweight Fighter TJ Dillashaw to Represent RYU at UFC on Fuel TV 1 Main Card Fight
Today, Respect Your Universe, Inc. (RYU) (OTCBB: RYUN) http://www.ryu.com/ is pleased to announce that UFC Bantamweight Fighter TJ Dillashaw will be representing RYU at the upcoming UFC on Fuel TV 1 Sanchez vs. Ellenberger on February 15th in Omaha, Nebraska, when he takes on Walel Watson as a Main Card fight MarketWire

SRS Team of 40 Software Engineers Devotes 6 Months to Delivering Unparalleled Usability
SRS, the leader in productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance physicians, today announced that its extensive team of highly skilled developers has created an enhanced version of the company's ONC-certified EHR that offers an extraordinarily high level of usability -- a level that is unmatched in the HIT industry. MarketWire

ClickSquared Announces Worldwide Partner Program
ClickSquared, a global provider of cross-channel marketing software and services, today announced the ClickSquared Partner Program as well as a new strategic partner, MCS Marketing / Magnet Direct MarketWire

FONAR Reports 33% Increase in Net Income to $1.8 Million for 2nd Quarter of Fiscal Year 2012
FONAR Corporation (NASDAQ: FONR), The Inventor of MR Scanning™, reported today its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2012. For the three months ended December 31, 2011, net income increased 33% to $1.8 million, income from operations increased 31% to $1.9 million while total revenues increased 16% to $9 MarketWire

Globus Maritime Sets Date for the Release of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results, Conference Call and Webcast
Globus Maritime Limited ("Globus" or the "Company"), (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011, on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 before the opening of the financial markets in New York MarketWire

Digital Commerce Webinar Series Targets Key Challenges for Executives
Elastic Path Software, the leader in digital commerce technology and expertise, presents a digital commerce webinar series with insights into business and technology strategies for executives. The two-part webinar series will include special guests James McQuivey, Ph.D, VP, principal analyst and Peter Sheldon, senior analyst from Forrester Research, Inc. MarketWire

Atossa Genetics, Inc. Announces Filing of S-1 Registration Statement
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Tech Soft 3D Empowers 3D CAD Project Collaboration for New Cloud-Based Service TeamPlatform.com
Tech Soft 3D and VisPower are pleased to announce that the newly-released TeamPlatform, a cloud-based productivity application to help manage intra/inter-company projects among design, engineering and manufacturing firms, is built with Tech Soft 3D HOOPS Exchange data access libraries MarketWire

Devicescape Unveils Q4 2011 Wi-Fi Report Results
Devicescape, the leader in Wi-Fi offload services, today unveiled results from its fourth quarter 2011 Wi-Fi Report, which further underscore Wi-Fi's pervasiveness and reach into consumers' everyday lives MarketWire

List Marketing Technology Leveraged to Test Political Messages in Election Year
Marketfish, a self-service lead generation platform for list marketing, today revealed its technology is being applied to test the impact of political messages. Non-partisan political think tank The True Patriot Network used Marketfish to not only reach millions of U.S. citizens, but also to gauge their responses to and propensity to act upon political messages MarketWire

North Springs Resources Management to Tour Nevada and Arizona Properties-Company Continues Review of Two Potential Gold Resource Acquisitions
North Springs Resources Corp. (OTCBB: NSRS)(PINKSHEETS: NSRS) (the "Company" or "North Springs") is pleased to announce that a Company representative will be conducting onsite visits at each of its properties in Nevada and Arizona MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Launches the U.S. Drug Delivery: Voice of the Customer 2012 Feasibility Survey
The viewpoints and needs of consumers and prescribers is of the utmost importance when determining the viability of any undertaking in the pharmaceutical space. With this in mind, Frost & Sullivan embarks on a mission to address issues regarding drug delivery technologies in the U.S. pharmaceutical market with the commencement of the below feasibility survey. MarketWire

Stevia Corp. Announces Timeline for Trials Aimed at Commercial Production in USA
Stevia Corp. (OTCBB: STEV) ("Stevia Corp." or the "Company"), a farm management company focused on the economic development of stevia, the fastest growing product in the alternative sweetener sector, is pleased to announce it has been reviewing proposals from major University institutes in the US to conduct stevia research and expects to confirm the first research project shortly. MarketWire

VistaGen Updates Pipeline of Stem Cell Technology-Based Drug Rescue Candidates
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: VSTA) (OTCQB: VSTA), a biotechnology company applying stem cell technology for drug rescue and cell therapy, has identified its initial Top 10 drug rescue candidates and plans to launch two formal drug rescue programs by the end of next quarter. MarketWire

Gridstore Wins Award in Storage Systems Category for 2011 Products of the Year by Storage Magazine
Gridstore™, the leader in scale-out storage solutions, today announced that the company has placed Bronze in the Storage Systems category for the 2011 Products of the Year presented by the editors of TechTarget's Storage Media Group MarketWire

PulsePoint Selected by AlwaysOn as an OnMedia Top 100 Winner
PulsePoint, a global digital media technology company headquartered in New York City, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnMedia Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnMedia 100 signifies leadership and game-changing technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players MarketWire

ASSIA Achieves a Broadband Industry Milestone, Exceeding 50 Million DSLs Under Management
ASSIA, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance software tools for dynamic spectrum management (DSM) of digital subscriber line (DSL) networks, today announced that it has surpassed 50 million DSLs under management globally MarketWire

Health Insurance Coverage for Children: eHealthInsurance Release Tips for Enrolling in Child-Only Plans
Today eHealthInsurance (NASDAQ: EHTH), the leading online source of health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses, released tips designed to help parents and guardians enroll their children in individually-purchased health insurance. MarketWire

Kenesto Chooses Tech Soft 3D as Cloud-Based 3D Partner
Tech Soft 3D, the leading provider of 3D component technology to the engineering software industry, today announced that Kenesto, a business process automation system for manufacturing, will feature Tech Soft 3D technology. Shown this week at SolidWorks World 2012, Kenesto will use Tech Soft 3D's HOOPS Exchange for 3D CAD conversion and HOOPS Visualize for visualization. MarketWire

ENVIRON Opens First Africa Office
Ewire -- Stephen T. Washburn, CEO, is pleased to announce that ENVIRON will expand the firm's global network by opening its first office in Africa on 1 March 2012, in Johannesburg. ENVIRON is establishing operations in Johannesburg in response to increasing demand for the firm's environmental and health sciences consulting work in South Africa and throughout the wider African region. MarketWire

Interstate Specialty Introduces Speed to Market Program for Die Cut Parts
Interstate Specialty Products, Inc. is introducing a new speed-to-market prototype program that delivers precision digital dieless cut parts produced perfectly to help OEMs meet fast product development cycles. MarketWire

Westfall Water Treatment Mixer Is Small, Lightweight and Features Short Laying Length
Westfall Manufacturing Company has introduced a fixed plate static injection mixer for water treatment, desalination, and water purification systems that is considerably smaller, lighter, and less expensive to purchase and install than a traditional mixer. MarketWire

QPS Announces 2012 Business Objectives
QPS Die Cutters and Finishers Corporation (PINKSHEETS: QPSF) releases the Company's overall business objectives for 2012. "Last year was perhaps the most pivotal year in the Company's history," stated Jim Patterson, consultant and acting COO. "We initiated the process of transitioning QPS from a regional trade provider to a national, full service communications management firm MarketWire

Meller Sapphire Optics Transmit From the UV to 4.7 Microns
Meller Optics, Inc. custom fabricates sapphire optics which are chemically inert and operate over a wide spectrum for use in blood gas monitors and other medical instruments. They can be supplied in a wide range of configurations and sizes. MarketWire

Digital Reasoning Demonstrates Automated Understanding for Big Data at Strata Conference 2012
Digital Reasoning™, the leader in unstructured data analytics at scale, will showcase its Automated Understanding capabilities at the O'Reilly Strata Conference being held in Santa Clara, California, February 28 - March 1, 2012 MarketWire

Crystal Rock Holdings, Inc. Names Lori Schafer to the Board
Crystal Rock Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CRVP) announced that it has appointed Lori J. Schafer as a director of the Company, effective February 15, 2012. Ms. Schafer will also join the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Board and will serve as an independent director. MarketWire

Maxymiser Shortlisted for Three Econsultancy Innovation Awards
Maxymiser, the global expert in multivariate testing, personalization and optimization solutions, has been shortlisted for three Econsultancy Innovation Awards. Narrowed down from over 450 applicants, Maxymiser is nominated for Innovation in Mobile Marketing, Innovation in Travel and Leisure, and Innovation in Web Analytics and Optimization MarketWire

Pulse Secures Large Four State Midwest Convenience Store Distributor
The Pulse Beverage Corporation ("Pulse") (OTCBB: PLSB), makers of Cabana™ 100% Natural Lemonade and Pulse® brand of NutriPurpose™ beverages, today announced it has secured a large regional convenience store distributor for four Midwest states, Saint Joe Distributing. MarketWire

Global Forestry Joins the Forest Stewardship Council(R) (FSC(R)) Luxembourg
Global Forestry Capital S.A.R.L. (GFC) is pleased to announce its affiliation to the Forest Stewardship Council National Office in Luxembourg (FSC Luxembourg asbl) and its acceptance in the Trademark Service Provider (TSP) program for non-certificate holders, effective January 31, 2012. MarketWire

Zerto Alliance Partner Program Launches for Award-Winning BC/DR Solution
VMware Partner Exchange -- Zerto, the industry's first hypervisor-based replication solution provider, today announced the launch of its Zerto Alliance Partner (ZAP) program. Zerto has previously established partnerships with value added resellers (VARs) and has formalized the program due to rising demand MarketWire

WebAssign Deploys Pentaho Business Analytics to Help Improve Education
Delivering the future of business analytics, Pentaho Corporation today announced that WebAssign, the leading provider of powerful online instructional tools for faculty and students, has implemented Pentaho Business Analytics to capture and analyze disparate data sources involving more than five million users worldwide. MarketWire

Armstrong International Deploys Aryaka Application Acceleration Solution to Slash SolidWorks PDM Response Time 20%, Save Thousands Without MPLS
Armstrong International has adopted Aryaka's cloud-based WAN optimization and application acceleration solution to speed application response time and achieve productivity gains. The global manufacturer is now able to better connect worldwide engineering teams and save tens of thousands of dollars annually by leapfrogging costly MPLS links and WAN optimization appliances. MarketWire

Introducing Zerto Virtual Replication 2.0, the Industry's First Cloud BC/DR Platform Built for Private, Hybrid and Public Clouds
VMware Partner Exchange -- Zerto, the industry's first hypervisor-based replication solution provider, today introduced Zerto Virtual Replication 2.0, developed specifically for protecting applications in and between private, public and hybrid clouds MarketWire

CloudBees Announces Another Industry First: AnyCloud(TM) for Hybrid Deployment Flexibility
CloudBees, Inc., the Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation leader, today announced the availability of AnyCloud™ for the hybrid deployment of production applications MarketWire

Global Telesat Corp. Launches E-Commerce Mobile Satellite Solutions Portal www.gtc-usa.com
World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCBB: WSGI), a developer of lighter-than-air unmanned aerial vehicles and related technologies, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Global Telesat Corp. ("GTC"), has unveiled a new e-commerce Mobile Satellite Solutions ("MSS") portal, www.gtc-usa.com MarketWire

Visual IQ Unites Media Mix Modeling and Attribution Management With TrueAttribution 2.0
Cross channel marketing intelligence software provider Visual IQ today announced the release of its TrueAttribution 2.0 technology, which for the first time enables brands and their agencies to cohesively measure the combined performance of online and offline channels. TrueAttribution 2 MarketWire

Send a Heart to Facebook Friends and Help Provide Solar Power to Two Kindergartens in Guatemala
ToonUps today announced that they will fund the installation of solar powered generators to light two Guatemalan schools in villages that have never had electric power. ToonUps has challenged their players to send 50,000 virtual hearts from within their A Better World Facebook game MarketWire

SourcingLink.net Inc.'s Subsidiary, Alliance Auto Group, Provides Transportation for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards
SourcingLink.net Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SNET) is proud to announce that its subsidiary, Alliance Auto Group (AAG), provided transportation at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, CA this past weekend. SNET company spokesperson Chris Ensign recounts the weekend's affairs, "The thrill of being a part of the Grammys was a huge milestone for Alliance Auto Group MarketWire

Retail Pricing to Compete Profitably on Amazon; Mercent Launches eCommerce Price Optimization Video for Brand Name Retailers
Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today the availability of the Mercent Retail™ Marketplace Price Optimizer online informational video. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Receives Valentines Valued at More Than $100 Million
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR"), a leading provider of Personal Health Records ("PHR"), MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions and electronic document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has scheduled the issuance of two U.S. patents today. U.S. Patent No MarketWire

More Than 3,000 Local Advertiser Locations Using CommerceTel's Mobile Technology
CommerceTel Corporation (OTCBB: MFON) ("CommerceTel" or "Company"), an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions, announced that its mobile marketing technology is being used by local advertisers in more than 3,000 locations nationwide. MarketWire

Tombstone Exploration Corporation Files Additional Exploration Permits Adjacent to Its 100% Owned Zebra Property
Tombstone Exploration Corporation (OTCBB: TMBXF) (OTCQB: TMBXF) announced today that the Company has applied for new State Exploration Permits for minerals, including Gold, Silver and Copper in the eastern edge of the Tombstone Mining District. These applications should be executed and finalized by the Arizona State Land Department within the next sixty days. MarketWire

GlobalWise Completes Acquisition of Intellinetics
GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (OTCBB: GWIV) (OTCQB: GWIV) (www.GlobalWiseInvestments.com) today announces the completion of its acquisition of Intellinetics, Inc. (www.Intellinetics.com). MarketWire

CustoMerQ Botanical DNA Ink to Protect Sekiaji and Sekisaba Fish in Japan
A botanical DNA ink "CustoMerQ" developed by Nissha Printing Co., Ltd. (hereafter, Nissha) in conjunction with Applied DNA Sciences (OTCBB: APDN), has been adopted by the Saganoseki Branch of the Oita Fisheries Co-operative Association. It will be used at hygienically controlled facilities beginning in April 2012 MarketWire

CARBO Ceramics Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Deadline on April 9, 2012 Approaching for Investors With Losses in Excess of $50,000 Reminds Securities Law Firm Gilman Law LLP
National securities law firm Gilman Law LLP announces that a CARBO Ceramics Securities Fraud Lawsuit commenced in the US District Court, Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of CARBO Ceramics' common stock (NYSE: CRR) MarketWire

Five Reasons You Need Effective WAN Optimization for Cloud Storage
Cloud storage is positioned to be one of the hottest IT trends of 2012. At the same time network WAN performance has been identified as a key inhibitor to cloud storage adoption, according to NetEx®, a leading company providing a WAN optimization virtual appliance solution. MarketWire

Barnabas Health, Boston Medical Center, Daiichi Sankyo and UNOS to Speak on Encryption Rollouts in the Enterprise at RSA
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) (www.wave.com) announced today that a panel of customers will appear at RSA Conference 2012 to discuss their deployments of Wave-managed self-encrypting drives (SEDs) MarketWire

SPAR Group Announces 2011 Fiscal Year End Revenue Guidance of $72 Million
SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGRP) (the "Company" or "SPAR Group"), a leading supplier of retail merchandising and other marketing services throughout the United States and internationally, today announced revenue guidance of $72 Million for the fiscal year 2011. This would represent an increase in revenue of $9 million or 14%, compared to the same period in 2010. MarketWire

Koppers Holdings Inc. Announces Closure of Grenada, MS Wood Treating Plant
Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP), announced today that Koppers Inc. plans to close its wood treating facility in Grenada, Mississippi effective on or around July 31, 2012. The plant produces primarily utility poles and had net sales of approximately $30 million in 2011 with 46 employees. The cost to close the Grenada facility is estimated at less than $4 million, of which $1 MarketWire

Iron Eagle Announces Ed English Appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member
Iron Eagle Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IEAG), a construction and contracting services provider in the infrastructure, commercial, and government markets, today announced that it has appointed Ed English as chief executive officer and member of the board of directors of Iron Eagle Group MarketWire

Security Management Partners Expands Geographic Coverage of IT Regulatory Consulting Services for the Healthcare Industry
Security Management Partners (SMP), an independent information security consulting firm based in Waltham, Massachusetts, today announced that its hospitals and healthcare information technology (IT) audit and assessment services will now be available nationwide MarketWire

AOL and Time Warner Ordered to Provide Discovery in Augme Technologies Patent and Trademark Case
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT), ("Augme®") ("the Company"), a technology and services leader in interactive media marketing that offers the only patented and innovative end-to-end mobile marketing platform, today announced that a pre-trial conference has resulted in AOL and Time Warner being ordered by the Court to submit discovery by May 1, 2012 MarketWire

Kentucky Deployment of PrePass(R) Truck Safety Technology to Improve Safety; Reduce Fuel Consumption and Emissions; Boost Industry Efficiency
Over the next 28 months, Kentucky's adoption of PrePass® truck technology will save the trucking industry and the Kentucky manufacturers they serve, nearly $27 million in operational costs and will reduce greenhouse gases and related emissions by 3,600 metric tons, in addition to improving safety for the motoring public. MarketWire

Integra Gold Adds Second Drill to Lamaque Gold Project, Commences Deep Drilling at #4 Plug
INTEGRA GOLD CORP. (TSX VENTURE: ICG) (The "Company") is pleased to announce that it has begun its 2012 deep drilling program on the No. 4 Plug located on its Lamaque Gold Project in Val d'Or, Quebec. The No. 4 Plug is one of four priority targets in the 2012 drill program designed to increase gold ounces and resource category. MarketWire

Arteris President and CEO K. Charles Janac Named Finalist of the Prestigious UBM Electronics ACE Awards in the Innovator of the Year Category
Arteris Inc., the inventor and leading supplier of network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect IP solutions, today announced it has been named a finalist in the EE Times and EDN 2012 UBM Electronics ACE Awards in the Innovator of the Year category. The awards program honors the people and companies behind the technologies and products that are changing the world of electronics. MarketWire

WWPass Unveils at RSA 2012 Breakthrough Services for User Authentication and Secure Data Storage
WWPass (www.wwpass.com), a new entrant in the Identity and Access Management (IAM) and secure cloud storage markets, today unveiled a new approach to user authentication that is as convenient for users as a username/password yet provides greater security and convenience than one-time-password tokens MarketWire

Asigra Takes the Gold in 2011 Product of the Year Awards by Storage Magazine and SearchStorage.com
Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud Backup™ and recovery software provider since 1986, today announced that the company has been named the Backup and DR Software and Services Category Gold Winner in the Storage Magazine/SearchStorage.com 2011 Products of the Year competition MarketWire

mimoOn and Tensilica Offer Complete LTE PHY Reference Platform for User Equipment and eNodeB PHY at Mobile World Congress 2012
Tensilica®, Inc. and mimoOn today announced the companies will showcase a mutually developed demonstration of a low power, high-performance LTE User Equipment and eNodeB PHY with real-time downlink and uplink traffic at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2012 event MarketWire

NSTAR Selects World Energy Solutions for Direct Install Program
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has been selected by NSTAR (NYSE: NST), the largest Massachusetts-based, investor-owned electric and gas utility, as an approved contractor within its Direct Install Program MarketWire

Crossroads Systems to Demo StrongBox LTFS NAS Solution at 2012 HPA Tech Retreat
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data protection solutions and services, will demo its StrongBox® LTFS NAS solution during this week's HPA Tech Retreat, an event hosted by the Hollywood Post Appliance (HPA). MarketWire

AeroScout and McRoberts Security Technologies Announce the First Wi-Fi-Based, Campus-Wide Infant Security Solution
MarketWire

iPerceptions Study Shows That a Single Web Analytics Tool Is Not Enough
iPerceptions Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IPE), a leading provider of online Voice of Customer (VoC) analytics based on actual visitor feedback, today announced the release of its Retail Web Analytics Report for 2011. The report found that the use of more than one web analytics tool nearly doubled in the last year, from 33% in 2010 to 62% in 2011 MarketWire

DocuSign Selects Adaptive Planning for Streamlined Financial Management
Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, today announced that DocuSign, the global standard for eSignature, has successfully implemented Adaptive Planning to streamline budgeting, reporting, and forecasting processes. MarketWire

Tegile Introduces the First Multi-Protocol Hybrid Array With De-Duplication for Primary Storage
Startup, Tegile Systems, emerged today to announce the general availability of its affordable Zebi™ hybrid storage arrays that accelerate applications up to 5-times and reduce storage capacity requirements up to 75% MarketWire

Christina Perri Unveils US Tour; Headline Trek Kicks Off April 30th at Asheville's The Orange Peel; Special Guests on All Dates Will Be Sleeping at Last; LIVE! With Kelly Appearance Airing Today; VH1 Morning Buzz Performance Airing Tomorrow; "A Thousand Years" Remains a Multi-Format Radio Smash
Atlantic recording artist Christina Perri has announced details of her upcoming US spring tour. The headlining trek gets underway April 27th at Hato Rey, Puerto Rico's Coliseo de Puerto Rico and then continues through late May (see attached itinerary) MarketWire

University of Pennsylvania Athletics and NeuLion Announce Partnership Extension and Expansion of New Services
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the true end-to-end technology service provider for delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device, and University of Pennsylvania Athletics today announced a multi-year partnership extension with new digital, mobile and ticketing experiences for this coming year MarketWire

Symantec Provides Business Perspective on IT Risk With New Risk and Compliance Solution
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the upcoming release of Symantec Control Compliance Suite 11, the latest version of its enterprise-class IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solution MarketWire

AlliedBarton Security Services Earns Seventh Consecutive Training Magazine Top 125 Award for Excellence in Employer-Sponsored Training and Development
AlliedBarton Security Services, www.alliedbarton.com, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, has been recognized as one of Training magazine's Training Top 125 companies for excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs for the seventh consecutive year. AlliedBarton was the first security company to be ranked on this prestigious list in 2006 MarketWire

BioCorp Ventures and Senesco Enter Into License Agreement for the Application of eIF5A to Sustainable Energy
BioCorp Ventures LLC, a division of technology incubator US Equity Holdings, and Senesco Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Amex: SNT) today announced that they have entered into a research and development agreement to use Senesco's proprietary eukaryotic translation initiation Factor 5A (eIF5A) technology platform for sustainable energy applications MarketWire

Cartera Commerce Named to OnMedia 100 Top Private Companies List
Cartera Commerce, the leading provider of card-linked marketing solutions, today announced it has been named to the 2012 OnMedia 100 Top Private Companies list. Issued by AlwaysOn, the OnMedia 100 companies were recognized for delivering products and services that are reinventing digital media and advertising MarketWire

ClickFox CEO to Present on FierceFinance Big Data Webinar
ClickFox, the pioneering leader in experience analytics, today announced that CEO Marco Pacelli will present big data insights during a FierceFinance webinar titled "The Coming Big Data Convergence in Financial Services" on Feb. 16. MarketWire

Network Advertising Initiative Releases 2011 Compliance Report; Reviews Online Advertising Industry Leaders' Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Data Used for Online Behavioral Advertising
The Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) today released its 2011 annual compliance report, including a review of its members' collection, use, and disclosure of data for online behavioral advertising (OBA) MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Acclaims HealthOneMed for Introducing Game-Changing Medication Management System
Based on its recent analysis of the medication management systems market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes HealthOneMed with the 2012 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation. There is a huge need to address elderly patients' need for medication management. This will not only improve adherence and response to treatment, but also enhance their quality of life MarketWire

GLDS Named NCTC Approved Provider for Billing, Subscriber Management and Provisioning
Great Lakes Data Systems, Inc. (GLDS), the leading provider of billing, subscriber management and provisioning systems for small-to-medium global broadband providers, today announced that it has been named an Approved Provider for billing, subscriber management and provisioning by the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC). MarketWire

Shoutlet Transforms Enterprise Social Marketing With 'Trigger-Based Campaign Publishing' and Sophisticated Social Intelligence
SOCIAL MEDIA WEEK -- Shoutlet, provider of the most comprehensive social marketing software available, today announced a significant update to its platform, Shoutlet 5.0. The new version marks a pivotal shift in the way the company is responding to the next wave of complex social marketing technology: "trigger-based campaign publishing MarketWire

PENSRUS Pens Penny Pinchers Mega Sale During Tax Season
PENSRUS, a worldwide distributor of promotional pens, personalized products, custom logo pens, and other specialty marketing and advertising products, announced their mega sale for their consistently popular line of "Penny Pinchers" business pens during this years' tax season MarketWire

Children's Hospital and Medical Center Selects iSirona for Medical Device Integration
iSirona®, a provider of simplified solutions for medical device integration, today announced that Children's Hospital and Medical Center of Omaha, Nebraska, will be implementing iSirona's device connectivity solution in conjunction with the launch of their new Epic EMR MarketWire

Imagine ICE Video Platform Certified for Microsoft Mediaroom
Imagine Communications, a leading innovator in advanced digital video solutions, today announced that its award-winning ICE® Video Platform IPTV transcoder has successfully completed qualification testing for the Microsoft Mediaroom Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) platform. The test was administered by Tech Mahindra Corp MarketWire

Market Research Projects Magnetic Field Sensor Penetration at 7.14 Billion Units by 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Magnetic Field Sensors Market by Product (Angular, Revolution, Current, Position) by Technology (Hall Effect, Magneto Resistive & Inductive, Fluxgate, Squid), & Applications (Consumer, Automotive, Industrial, Aerospace & Defense) 2011 - 2016," to their collection of Electronics market reports MarketWire

BioNitrogen Executives Weigh in on the Topic of Future Food Production
BioNitrogen Corp. (BION) (PINKSHEETS: BION) is a developer of a revolutionary patent-pending technology for converting renewable and abundant biomass waste into high-nitrogen urea and urea fertilizer. MarketWire

MiNeeds.com Adds Text-to-Speech System Called Bridget, Converts New Leads Into Audio Messages
We've definitely entered a new era of technology. Just ask iPhone's® Siri™ when Elvis was born or how to get to the nearest subway station. Now MiNeeds.com revolutionizes the way customers communicate with professionals with an innovative voice technology called "Bridget" that converts their "needs" into audio messages. MarketWire

Snowbound Software Releases New Flagship Document Viewing & Conversion JAVA SDK
Snowbound Software, the market leader in document viewing and conversion solutions, is pleased to announce the release of version 13 of its flagship RasterMaster software development toolkit (SDK) for the Java platform MarketWire

Actify Enhances Aras PLM Software Through Centro Integration for 3D CAD Viewing
Actify Inc., a global leader in visual product knowledge solutions, today announced that Centro, its latest publishing platform, is now available through Aras Innovator. As Actify's technology partner, Aras is the first to take advantage of Centro's robust capacity to permit other applications to take advantage of its publishing capabilities, in this case, with the Aras Innovator suite MarketWire

Insight Management Corp.'s Subsidiary Simpson Brothers Greenhouse Implements New Routes
Insight Management Corp. (PINKSHEETS: ISIM), a provider of sustainable solutions including solar and wind energy systems and eco-friendly prefabricated homes, reports that its wholly owned subsidiary, Simpson Brothers Greenhouse LLC, is increasing sales and expanding market share within the thriving niche industry it serves MarketWire

Azul Systems' Zing Unleashes the Potential of SaaS
Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, today revealed that Zing is proving to be a critical infrastructure component in allowing software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies to reach their full potential. Zing breaks traditional Java runtime barriers that prevent SaaS providers from scaling to meet customer demand and effectively grow their business MarketWire

SynQor Named Finalist of the Prestigious UBM Electronics ACE Awards in the Power Category
SynQor, Inc., Advancing the Power Curve®, today announced it has been named a finalist in the ACE Awards in the Power category. The awards program honors the people and companies behind the technologies and products that are changing the world of electronics. MarketWire

Royal Australian Air Force Super Hornets to Receive New Air Combat Training System
Cubic Defense Applications, Inc., a defense systems business of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), has received a new contract valued at more than $11 million MarketWire

Chesapeake Dry-Gas Production Cutback Briefly Boosts Gas Prices but Fails to Move Industry
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Natural gas prices have strengthened in the two weeks since Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) announced it was immediately slashing spending on U.S. dry-gas exploration and production. But the move has prompted no similar curtailments in capital spending from other major gas producers. MarketWire

Mattson Technology Expands Etch Position of paradigmE Etch System for Advanced Foundry Production
Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced semiconductor processing equipment, today announced that a leading semiconductor manufacturer has accepted its paradigmE etch system for the production of advanced logic chips. MarketWire

DSM appoints new General Counsel
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, todayannounces the following: Cees Los, (1956), will join DSM as General Counsel and Director LegalAffairs asof April 15, reporting to Feike Sijbesma, CEO and Chairman of the ManagingBoardof DSM. Cees Los will succeed Pieter de Haan, currently DSM General Counsel andDirectorLegal Affairs MarketWire

Vogtle Plant Could Herald New Life for Nuclear in U.S., an Industrial Info News Alert
Research by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Site preparation had been going on long before the Westinghouse AP1000 reactors for the Vogtle Nuclear Power Station in Waynesboro, Georgia, were approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) MarketWire

Love You, Bro: Badoo Reveals America's Favorite Bromances
Seventy-one percent of U.S MarketWire

Market Research Projects Insulin Delivery Systems Market Growth at 8% CAGR Through 2014
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Insulin Delivery Systems Market Forecast to 2014" to their collection of Diabetes market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/RNCOS-v3175/Insulin-Delivery-Systems-Forecast-6800332/ MarketWire

Leading Open Source Password Manager Password Safe Implements YubiKey Support
Yubico, the leading provider of simple, open online identity protection, today announced a successful implementation of YubiKey two-factor authentication with the free, open source password manager software Password Safe. The joint solution offers Windows users an easy and affordable way to manage and secure their Internet passwords from their own computer. MarketWire

Market Research Projects API Market Growth at 7.9% CAGR Through 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Market (API) Trends, Competitive Landscape And Forecasts (2011-2016)," to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/MarketsandMarkets-v3719/Global-Active-Pharmaceutical-Ingredient-API-6712340/ MarketWire

BrightScope Announces the Top 20 Tips Funds Held in America's 401k Plans
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced the Top 20 Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) Fund Distribution List for the 401k and defined contribution industry. According to the BrightScope Beacon defined contribution database, TIPS funds represent roughly $15 billion of the $3 MarketWire

FRO - Invitation to Q4 2011 Results Presentation
Frontline Ltd.'s preliminary fourthquarter 2011 results will be released onFriday February 17, 2012. In connection with this, a presentation and ateleconference/webcast will be held as described below: MarketWire

NXP Releases World's First Dual Supply Voltage ARM Cortex-M0 Microcontrollers
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced its LPC1100LV series, the world's first ARM® Cortex™-M0 microcontroller with dual supply voltage of 1.65V to 1.95V VDD and 1.65V to 3.6V VIO. The LPC1100LV series offers 50 MIPS performance in a tiny 2-mm x 2-mm footprint with over three times power reduction compared to similar 3.3V VDD devices MarketWire

Signiant and Boxer Systems Partner to Deliver Secure File-Based Media Transfer Solutions to U.K. Broadcast and Post-Production Markets
Signiant, a global leader in powerful file-based media movement software for the media and entertainment industry, today announced at Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) 2012 that Boxer Systems has signed on to deliver Signiant solutions to industry-leading broadcast, film, post-production and television clients in the U.K. and Ireland. MarketWire

Mobile NFC Metro Tickets to Be Used by 1 in 8 Mobile Users in the US and Western Europe by 2016
A new report from Juniper Research has found that 1 in 8 (13%) of North American and Western European mobile users will use their NFC-enabled mobile phone as a metro rail or bus ticket by 2016, compared with less than 1% today MarketWire

Golar LNG - Expanding fleet
Golar LNG Limited ("Golar" or the"Company") today announced details of anexpansion to its fleet. The Board of Golar has in the recent monthsconsideredseveral options for expanding the Company's activities. This has includedgrowththrough acquisitions as well as organic growth. Particular emphasis hasbeengiven to valuations, operating efficiencies and timing of such anexpansion MarketWire

UC4 Software Redefines the Application Release Automation Market With Acquisition of Ventum
UC4, the leader in IT Process Automation, is redefining application release automation by combining planning, control and automation through the acquisition of Ventum Solutions, a software provider specializing in enterprise release management. Application release automation is a key capability for organizations struggling with DevOps, IT as a Service, Cloud and Big Data initiatives. MarketWire

Dockwise Ltd: Q4 2011: Record backlog level extended; sustained pricing despite low activity
DOCKWISE Ltd. today publishesresultsfor the three month period ended 31 December 2011. MarketWire

Bombardier Increases Commercial Aircraft Sales and Marketing Support to the Asia-Pacific Region
Bombardier Aerospace today announced the establishment of a Bombardier Commercial Aircraft regional sales and marketing office in Singapore to serve the Asia-Pacific region. MarketWire

Pharming and Transmedic announce distribution agreement for RUCONEST
Biotech company Pharming Group NV("Pharming" or "the Company") (NYSE Euronext: PHARM) announced today thatit hasentered into an agreement with Transmedic Pte Ltd MarketWire

Consumer Protection Assistance Coalition (DE) Seeks Guaranteed Loan Modification for Struggling Homeowners or the Foreclosure Process to Be Illegal
Consumer Protection Assistance Coalition (DE), a Non Profit Law Clinic, provides free loan modification assistance and other free (www.FreeLegalLoanMod.com) services that can cost nothing. Homeowners receive free Lender Fraud and Violation Analysis Reports while getting Pre-qualified for various principal reduction programs. CPAC's proprietary software runs free H.A.M MarketWire

nFluence Media Closes $3M Series A Funding Round, Reveals First Product -- dealBoard App
MarketWire

Kansas City Data Center 1102 GRAND Helps Reduce Dibon ARO BPO Expenses by $1.2 Million Annually
1102 GRAND, Kansas City's Data Center and Internet Hub, has been instrumental in reducing Dibon ARO BPO expenses by $1.2 million dollars annually by moving their business towards a virtual call center. MarketWire

Weekly Travel Deals on VEGAS.com
The travel experts at VEGAS.com, the world's number one city travel website with the top Las Vegas Hotels and Las Vegas Shows, have outlined some of this week's exclusive and limited-time only travel deals. MarketWire

Regulatory approval confirmed for divestment of ING Direct USA
ING confirms today that the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB) has approved the acquisition of ING Direct USA by Capital One from ING Group. Approval from the FRB is required under the US Bank Holding Company Act GlobeNewswire

BWG Homes ASA: Private placement fully subscribed
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, HONG KONG, OR JAPAN OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE WOULD BE UNLAWFUL. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER OF ANY OF THE SECURITIES DESCRIBED HEREIN. GlobeNewswire

ABLYNX STRENGTHENS MANAGEMENT TEAM WITH THE APPOINTMENT OF DR ANDREAS MENRAD AS CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER
GHENT, Belgium, 14 February 2012 - Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX], today announced that it has appointed Dr Andreas Menrad as its Chief Scientific Officer. GlobeNewswire

BWG Homes ASA: CONTEMPLATED PRIVATE PLACEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF NOK 300-400 MILLION, REPAIR ISSUE AND POSSIBLE ISSUANCE OF A BOND LOAN
  GlobeNewswire

Mobistar: Mobistar is adapting its organisation
Brussels, 14 February 2012 - Mobistar wants to become more agile, simpler, more effective and better focused on the customer, which is why the company is adapting its organisation effective March 1st GlobeNewswire

CellaVision AB: Year-end bulletin 2011
Major growth in North America and improved delivery capacity with strengthened cash flowJanuary 1 - December 31, 2011 GlobeNewswire

TRANSFER OF OWN SHARES
ASPO Plc STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE  February 14, 2012 at 15:40      The Aspo Plc Board of Directors has decided to transfer 150,638 Aspo shares held by the company to employees included in the share-ownership plan of 2009. The transfer is based on the share issue authorization of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting held on April 5, 2011 GlobeNewswire

Information from the nomination committee of ÅF AB
For further information:Viktor Svensson, Director, Corporate Information           +46 (0)70-657 20 26 GlobeNewswire

Studsvik's Year-End Report for January - December 2011
Strong fourth quarter with improved result in all segments.  GlobeNewswire

Sony Ericsson Xperia Smartphones Receive Four iF Design Awards
Xperia active, Xperia ray, Xperia mini pro and Mix Walkman recognized for innovative design and high-end functionality   GlobeNewswire

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ASPO PLC RESOLVED ON KEY PERSONNEL INCENTIVE PLAN
ASPO Plc STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE  February 14, 2012 at 14:00      The Board of Directors of Aspo Plc ("the Company") has resolved on a new share-based incentive plan for the Group key personnel GlobeNewswire

Ekornes: PROVISIONAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR 2011
 Enclosed the Provisional Financial Statement for 2011. GlobeNewswire

Update to Amer Sports Corporation's notice to the Annual General Meeting
Amer Sports Corporation   STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASEFebruary 14, 2012 at 1:30 pm GlobeNewswire

DSM appoints new General Counsel
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, today announces the following: GlobeNewswire

Basware wins tender for The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland
Basware Corporation stock exchange release, February 14, 2012 at  12:50 GlobeNewswire

Kingdom of Sweden issues a Eurobond at another record low level
The Kingdom of Sweden issues EUR 1.5 billion euro (approximately SEK 13 billion) in a new three-year benchmark. The loan is part of the on-lending program to the Riksbank.  The yield is the lowest ever syndicated three year euro deal. GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä Corporation's annual report 2011 published
Wärtsilä Corporation Annual Report 14 February 2012 at 11.35 am EET  Wärtsilä Corporation has today, 14 February 2012, published its annual report for the year 2011 on www.annualreport2011.wartsila.com GlobeNewswire

Vaisala Corporation: Notice of the Annual General Meeting
Vaisala Corporation Stock exchange release 14.2.2012 at 11.15 a.m. GlobeNewswire

SEB: Nordic Outlook: Central banks provide breathing space, as the world slowly navigates away from the brink of recession
The world is weary of crises and would like to - but cannot - run away from its old debt sins. Growth and competitiveness problems are creating obstacles, and the future of the euro is still uncertain. Yet the situation has stabilised somewhat compared to late autumn 2011. Today the risk picture surrounding our global slowdown scenario is more symmetrical GlobeNewswire

Golar LNG - Expanding fleet
Golar LNG Limited ("Golar" or the "Company") today announced details of an expansion to its fleet. The Board of Golar has in the recent months considered several options for expanding the Company's activities. This has included growth through acquisitions as well as organic growth GlobeNewswire

Norske Skog sells excess power
Norske Skog sells back part of its energy contract to Statkraft. GlobeNewswire

ASPO GROUP FINANCIAL STATEMENT RELEASE JANUARY 1 TO DECEMBER 31, 2011
GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports Financial Report 2011 published
Amer Sports Corporation                          STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENTFebruary 14, 2012 at 9:45 am GlobeNewswire

Petrogrand reinforces its organisation in Russia.
GlobeNewswire

Pronova BioPharma ASA : Presentation Q4 2011 results
GlobeNewswire

BWG Homes ASA: Historically strong results in Q4 2011
BWG Homes ASA operating revenues for Q4 2011 amounted to NOK 913 million, which is in line with Q4 2010. Operational EBITDA for the quarter was NOK 126 million, an increase of 13.2 per cent. Operational EBITDA margin was 13.8 per cent, and operational EBIT margin was 13.1 per cent. GlobeNewswire

Kesko Oyj : Kesko's sales increased in January by 7.2%
KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 14.02.2012 AT 09.00 1(2)  GlobeNewswire

KDev Oncology AB invests in GliGene AB
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - February 14, 2012. GliGene AB, a new Swedish drug development company focusing on cancer diseases, has received its first financing through a new share issue directed to KDev Oncology AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of Karolinska Development AB. The new share issue will enable GliGene to advance the discovery of new antagonists to the Hedgehog pathway GlobeNewswire

Intervest Retail NV : annuel results 2011
Gross dividend per share: € 2,53 (+ 1 %) GlobeNewswire

Intervest Offices NV : Annual results 2011
The real estate portfolio of Intervest Offices & Warehouses has expanded in 2011 by 10 % through investments of € 52 million in four logistic sites.  GlobeNewswire

Nobia: Maintained full-year earnings despite weak market
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BW Offshore: Q4 2011 and preliminary results 2011
Construction completed on BW Athena and BW Joko Tole GlobeNewswire

Storebrand ASA 4Q 2011: Weaker result for owner - competitive return to customers
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Kværner ASA: 4th quarter and preliminary annual results 2011
14 February 2012 - Kvaerner had operating revenues of NOK 3 004 million in the fourth quarter 2011. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) amounted to NOK 249 million, resulting in an EBITDA margin of 8.3 percent. The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of NOK 1.00 per share for 2011. GlobeNewswire

New Orthopaedic Hospital Omasairaala Oy to Be Founded in Helsinki
Omasairaala Oy will be a hospital for outpatient surgery, specialising in the examination and treatment of orthopaedic diseases and injuries. The hospital will be founded in Helsinki and it will begin to operate in early 2013. GlobeNewswire

Carl Zeiss Meditec makes successful start to financial year 2011/2012
Carl Zeiss Meditec AG /Carl Zeiss Meditec makes successful start to financial year 2011/2012. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Analytik Jena Announces Financial Figures for the First Quarter 2011/2012
Analytik Jena AG /Analytik Jena Announces Financial Figures for the First Quarter 2011/2012. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Actelion announces Full Year 2011 financial results
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Actelion announces Full Year 2011 financial results. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Pronova BioPharma ASA: Expanding the Pharmaceutical Business into Clinical Nutrition
14 February 2012, Lysaker, Norway: Pronova BioPharma today announced results for the fourth quar­ter and full year 2011. Fourth quarter revenues were NOK 444.3 million, up 14 percent from a year before, and revenues for the year ended 31 December 2011 were NOK 1 668.9 million, up 2 percent from last year. EBITDA was NOK 197 GlobeNewswire

Farstad Shipping ASA - Presentation of 4Q 2011 and preliminary accounts 2011
Farstad Shipping ASA will present the 4Q 2011 and the preliminary accounts 2011 GlobeNewswire

Lindab's report for the the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011
 October - December 2011 GlobeNewswire

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