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Jay Taylor Discusses the Power Structure of the World with Dr. John Coleman on his Weekly VoiceAmerica Radio Show, "Turning Hard Times into Good Times"
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 27, 2012 - Jay Taylor, publisher of the J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks newsletter, interviews Dr. John Coleman on his Weekly VoiceAmerica Radio Show, ""Turning Hard Times into Good Times.""Dr ACN Newswire

The Asian Research Network: a Collaboration to Boost Science
Hanyang University of Korea and RIKEN of Japan, in cooperation with other Asian universities and research institutes, are launching the Asian Research Network (ARN) which aims to strengthen research and educational cooperation across Asia ACN Newswire

Hitachi Settles Damages Lawsuit Relating to Damage to Low-Pressure Turbines at Shika Nuclear Power Station No. 2 of Hokuriku Electric Power
Hitachi Ltd today announced that it has settled a lawsuit with Hokuriku Electric Power Company based on the proposal of settlement indicated by the Tokyo District Court. The lawsuit related to a claim for damages by Hokuriku Electric Power for damage to low-pressure turbines of Shika Nuclear Power Station No. 2.About HitachiHitachi, Ltd ACN Newswire

NEC Breaks the Speed Barriers of Microwave Transmission with Ultra High Modulations
NEC Corp. introduced today the latest breakthrough in capacity performance of microwave radio systems used in mobile backhaul and other types of networking applications. NEC will implement 2048 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (2048QAM) within its iPASOLINK product family in the second half of 2012 ACN Newswire

MHI to Establish Advanced Mechanical Systems Department Integrating Business Related to State-of-the-Art Accelerators
Effective April 1, 2012, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd ACN Newswire

MHI to Establish Companies for Engineering and Control System Businesses, Integrating Group Companies in Nagasaki, Takasago and Yokohama Regions
Effective April 1, 2012, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will establish two new companies to perform nationwide operations in engineering and control systems businesses, respectively, through integration of its group companies currently handling those businesses regionally in Japan. The two companies, both to be wholly owned by MHI, are: MHI Plant Engineering Co., Ltd ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Releases LEGEND-V, New IP-PBX Enterprise Telephony System
Fujitsu today announced the immediate release of Enterprise Telephony System LEGEND-V, the company's new IP-PBX product for building IP-based enterprise telephony systems.The new product includes redundancy and a host of functions to enhance reliability and minimize the impact that power outages or system failures may have on businesses ACN Newswire

Hays Exposes the Key to Attracting Japan's Mid-career Changers
Forty seven per cent of jobs in Japan will be filled by mid-career changers this year, with career development the main factor attracting these experienced candidates to a new role, according to recruiting experts Hays.Christine Wright, Managing Director of Hays in Japan, says that a growing proportion of Japan's workforce are no longer accepting the job-for-life mentality ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Releases "Interstage Big Data Parallel Processing Server V1.0" to Help Enterprises Utilize Big Data
Fujitsu today announced the development and immediate availability of Interstage Big Data Parallel Processing Server V1.0, a software package that substantially raises reliability and processing performance ACN Newswire

Panasonic Develops New Solution to Protect Personal Data on Android Smartphones Collaborating with Red Bend Software
Panasonic today announced the development of a new solution to protect personal data such as photos, videos, documents and emails stored on Android smartphones. Developed in collaboration with Massachusetts-based Red Bend Software, this solution enables to prevent leakage of personal data from lost smartphones or unintended behavior of downloaded applications ACN Newswire

Imperva Analyzes High-Profile 'Anonymous' Attack
Media ContactKatherine Nellums for ImpervaKatherine.Nellums@imperva.com415.321.2347Report reveals details on methods employed by hacktivist group to attack high-profile organizationsRedwood Shores, Calif. - February 26, 2012 - Imperva, Inc ACN Newswire

Russell Indexes: The Russell India Index Returned +29.3% YTD as of Feb 22, Outperforming the Russell China Index and the Russell Indonesia Index
The Russell India Index returned +29.3% YTD as of February 22nd, an about face from its 2011 annual return of (-37.6%). MarketWire

Africa Bids for Mobile Financial Services Leadership
Central bank governors and senior regulatory representatives from across Africa will meet in Zanzibar from 1-2 March 2012 in a bid to establish Africa as the global leader in the world's $650 billion mobile financial services sector. MarketWire

Caesarstone's(R) New App Turns iPad Into Essential Design Tool
Caesarstone Sdot-Yam Ltd., a leading manufacturer of quartz surfaces, announced today the launch of its new iPad application, "Caesarstone." The app's virtual toolbox offers a winning combination of interactive design creation capabilities, endless sources of inspiration and easily accessible retailer location information MarketWire

Jones Soda Co. Strengthens Executive Team With the Appointment of James Stapleton as Chief Financial Officer
Jones Soda Co. (the Company) (NASDAQ: JSDA), a leader in the premium soda category and known for its unique branding and innovative marketing, announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed James P. Stapleton as the company's new Chief Financial Officer, effective Tuesday, February 28, 2012. MarketWire

Fisher Communications, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Results on March 1, 2012
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI) will report its fourth quarter 2011 financial results before the market opens on March 1. This information will also be available through the Investor Relations section of Fisher's Web site, MarketWire

Brocade Bolsters Investment in Asia Pacific With Opening of New Regional Briefing Center
Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD), the leader in fabric-based networking solutions, today expanded its investment in the vibrant Asia Pacific region with the opening of a regional briefing center (RBC) located in Singapore MarketWire

Minerva Shares Vision for Future Television Experience at Mobile World Congress 2012
Minerva Networks, a leader in TV-over-IP software solutions for service providers, reveals its vision for how people will leverage social networking, mobile devices and personalization to enhance the television viewing experience. Minerva has integrated HQME technology to enable operators to offer new video services while avoiding peak time traffic bottlenecks. MarketWire

Grupo Casa Saba Reports -- The Distribution and Retail Divisions Improve Their Performance and Profitability
Grupo Casa Saba (NYSE: SAB) MarketWire

Lite Life Surgery Adds Palm Springs Weight Loss Coaching Programs
Lite Life Surgery is pleased to announce the addition of weight loss coaching, dietician, and weight management programs to their California weight loss clinic. Lite Life Surgery, renowned for their bariatric surgery services and weight loss surgery solutions, has recently updated their services with weight loss programs and health regimens MarketWire

Cheba Hut "Toasted" Subs Reports Double-Digit Growth in 2011
Cheba Hut "Toasted" Subs, the nation's only counter-culture themed restaurant franchise, continues to smoke the competition by having one of the strongest years in franchise history, recording a 17.83 percent increase in revenue from 2011 to 2010. MarketWire

Washington Federal Names Trevor Bush Manager of Phoenix Retail Banking Division
Washington Federal (NASDAQ: WAFD) announced the appointment of Trevor Bush as Vice President & Manager of the Phoenix Retail Division headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. Bush will be responsible for the overall management of 14 branches in the Phoenix area, and for future growth of the Company's consumer and small business market share in Phoenix and Northern Arizona. MarketWire

Continental Materials Corporation Reports Unaudited 2011 Results
Continental Materials Corporation (NYSE Amex: CUO) today reported a net loss from continuing operations of $1,923,000, $1.19 per share for the 2011 fiscal year on sales of $107,206,000. For the 2010 fiscal year, the company reported a net loss from continuing operations of $284,000, eighteen cents per share on sales of $114,284,000. The results for 2011 are unaudited. MarketWire

FEMSA Closes 2011 With Double-Digit Revenue and Operating Income Growth Across Operations
Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. ("FEMSA") (NYSE: FMX) (BMV: FEMSAUB) (BMV: FEMSAUBD) announced today its operational and financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2011. MarketWire

Sammons Retirement Solutions, Inc.(SM) Bucks the Trend
According to many financial experts, the time to enter into any market may just be when the rest of the world is getting out. That would appear to be the strategy Sammons Retirement Solutions, Inc.(SM) (SRSI(SM)) is following with their new LiveWell Retirement Product Series(SM) featuring the LiveWell Mutual Fund IRA(SM) and the LiveWell Variable Annuity(SM). MarketWire

Curves 14th Annual Food Drive Begins March 1
Recognizing that the need for donations is greater than ever at local food banks across the nation, Curves International is kicking off the 2012 Curves Food Drive on March 1 with a challenge to all Curves clubs to meet or exceed last year's donations. Each club is asking its members to donate bags of non-perishable food or cash throughout the month of March to support area community food banks MarketWire

Whiterock REIT Provides Update on Transaction with Dundee REIT
Whiterock Real Estate Investment Trust ("Whiterock") (TSX: WRK.UN) provided today the following update on the previously announced transaction with Dundee Real Estate Investment Trust ("Dundee"): MarketWire

Beach Business Bank Director, Robb Evans, Is Distinguished Banker of the Year
Beach Business Bank (OTCBB: BBBC) ( the "Bank") is pleased to congratulate its founding director, Robb Evans, who was recently honored as the Distinguished Banker of the Year at this year's California Bankers Association, Bank President's banquet in Santa Barbara. MarketWire

School Safety Expert Talks About Today's School Shootings
Following the deadly high school shooting this morning in Chardon, Ohio, noted school safety expert Michael Dorn reviewed plans nationwide to act fast and save lives in the event of a violent school attack. Dorn was consulted today by the Colorado School Safety Task Force established by State Senator Steve King, and his analysis will be published by School Safety Partners. MarketWire

Richmont Mines Announces Management Change
Richmont Mines Inc. (TSX: RIC)(NYSE Amex: RIC), ("Richmont" or the "Corporation") wishes to announce the resignation of Martin Rivard, its President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Rivard's resignation will be effective August 31st, 2012. The Corporation has commenced a search for a new President and Chief Executive Officer and expects to have the position filled prior to Mr. Rivard's departure MarketWire

AVI BioPharma to Present Company Overview at the Cowen and Company 32nd Annual Health Care Conference
AVI BioPharma (NASDAQ: AVII), a developer of RNA-based therapeutics, announced today that the Company is scheduled to present at the Cowen and Company 32nd Annual Health Care Conference in Boston, MA on Wednesday, March 7, at 10:40 a.m. Eastern Time. Chris Garabedian, AVI's president and CEO, will provide a company overview. MarketWire

Seven Arts Announces a Successful European Film Market and the Completion of Principal Photography on "Schism"
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) ("Seven Arts") announced today that it expects to close over $1,000,000 in sales with distributors such as Impuls Pictures in Switzerland and Pioneer Films in Taiwan at the European Film Market which took place in Berlin from the 9th to the 17th of February MarketWire

Farmers Insurance Announces Appointment of Roy Smith to Head of Distribution/Sales-Life for Farmers New World Life Company
Farmers Insurance Group of Companies® announced the appointment of Roy Smith, current Head of Farmers Pacific Zone, to the new Head of Distribution/Sales-Life for Farmers New World Life Insurance Company headquartered in Mercer Island, Washington. MarketWire

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Rex Hospital Chefs Team Up to Celebrate American Heart Month With Chartwells' Chefs 2 Schools
On February 23rd, Chartwells School Dining Services and chefs from Rex Healthcare, Raleigh, NC, worked together to educate the students of East Chapel Hill High School on the importance of eating whole grains and other delicious varieties. Launched in March 2011, Chefs 2 Schools leverages First Lady Obama's "Chefs Move To Schools" concept MarketWire

Cotton Creek Capital Announces Closing of Terrace Energy, LLC
Cotton Creek Capital Management, LLC is pleased to announce the closing of its investment in Fort Worth, Texas-based, Terrace Energy, LLC. Terrace Energy is an oil and gas, exploration and production company concentrating on the acquisition of assets in North America. Currently the company is engaged in the acquisition and early development of properties in the East Texas Basin MarketWire

Coca-Cola FEMSA Announces, 2011 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results
Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: KOFL) (NYSE: KOF) ("Coca-Cola FEMSA" or the "Company"), the largest public Coca-Cola bottler in the world, announces results for the fourth quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Wave to Present at ROTH Capital Growth Conference Monday, March 12 in Dana Point, California
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) ( today announced that Steven Sprague, President and CEO, will present at the 24th Annual ROTH OC Growth Conference on Monday, March 12, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. PT at the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, California in Salon 3 - Green Track MarketWire

Waste Connections Announces Common Stock Offering
Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced it intends to issue 12 million shares of its common stock in a public offering. All of the shares will be issued under Waste Connections' currently effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. MarketWire

Quickoffice Executive to Share Expertise in Mobile Enterprise and Workforce Productivity Trends at MWC 2012
MWC -- Quickoffice, Inc., the global leader in mobile office productivity solutions, announced today its VP of engineering David Halpin will speak at MWC 2012 in Barcelona, Spain on February 28. Joining a panel of leading industry luminaries, Halpin will explore the extent to which the enterprise is becoming increasingly mobile and personal, as a result of the growing consumerization of IT MarketWire

Top Hispanic Brand Advertisers, Case Studies and Research Highlight Ambitious Hispanic Advertising Track of Hispanicize 2012
Some of the nation's most respected leaders from Hispanic brands, research and advertising agencies will present at Hispanicize 2012 ( as part of the event's sweeping Hispanic advertising and integrated marketing agenda unveiled today. MarketWire

Kelly Services(R) Presents at the Credit Suisse 14th Annual Global Services Conference
Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB), a leader in providing workforce solutions, today announced it will be presenting at the Credit Suisse 14th Annual Global Services Conference on Monday, March 12, 2012. The presentation will be held at The Phoenician located in Scottsdale, Arizona and will begin at 9:00 a.m. PT. MarketWire

Ken Lewis of Franklin Resources, Inc. to Speak at Analyst Conference
Ken Lewis, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN), is scheduled to speak at the Citi 2012 Financial Services Conference in New York on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at approximately 8:45 a.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

News Anchor Mike Pomeranz Leaving KARE 11
KARE 11, Gannett Co., MINNEAPOLIS -- After six years, news anchor Mike Pomeranz is leaving KARE 11. He will begin the next chapter of his career as broadcaster for the San Diego Padres. KARE 11 President and General Manager John Remes made the announcement to staff on Monday, February 27, 2012. MarketWire

Regina Spektor to Release What We Saw From The Cheap Seats Late Spring on Sire/Warner Bros. Records
"Ms. Spektor can write pop songs when she wants to. But pop is far from the only thing she wants." - The New York Times"A singular songwriting voice that spans genres and personas with grace and apparent ease." - NPR MusicThe much-anticipated new studio album from Regina Spektor, What We Saw From The Cheap Seats, is set for release on Sire/Warner Bros MarketWire

TiVo Launches 'Next Day' TV Viewing Data
TiVo Inc., (NASDAQ: TIVO) the creator of and a leader in television services and advertising solutions for digital video recorders (DVRs), today released an enhanced version of its syndicated Stop||Watch™ ratings service that will provide brands, advertisers and networks with next-day access to second-by-second viewership data aggregated anonymously from approximately 300,000 TiVo DVRs MarketWire

Graymark Healthcare to Present at the ROTH Capital Partners 24th Annual Conference on March 14, 2012
Graymark Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRMH), the nation's second largest provider of diagnostic sleep services and an innovator in comprehensive care for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), has been invited to present at the ROTH Capital Partners 24th Annual Conference. The conference will be held at The Ritz Carlton in Laguna Niguel, California on March 12-14, 2012. MarketWire

Swank, Inc. Reports Increased Net Sales and Net Income for the Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2011
John Tulin, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of SWANK, INC. (PINKSHEETS: SNKI) ("Swank"), today reported financial results for the Company's fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Peregrine Announces Participation at Upcoming Investor Conferences in March
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPHM), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases, today announced that Steven King, president and CEO, will present at the following two investor conferences in March: MarketWire

Grupo TMM Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2011 Financial Results
Grupo TMM, S.A.B. (NYSE: TMM) (BMV: TMM A) ("TMM" or the "Company"), a Mexican intermodal transportation and logistics Company, reported today its financial results for the fourth-quarter and full-year periods of 2011. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) CAESAR II(R) Training Courses on Static and Dynamic Piping Analysis Scheduled for April 9-18 in Houston, Texas
Intergraph has scheduled CAESAR II Productivity Training, with a course on static analysis on April 9-13 and a course on dynamic analysis on April 16-18, 2012 in Houston, Texas USA, hosted at the Intergraph training facility MarketWire

Lantronix to Demonstrate Award-Winning xPrintServer at 2012 Technology, Media, & Telecom Conference
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced that it is demonstrating its new patent-pending xPrintServer, the first 'plug-and-print' solution for iPads and iPhones, at the 2012 Technology, Media, & Telecom Conference from February 27th to March 1st at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. MarketWire

3C Network Revolutionizes Roofing Industry for Consumers, Contractors and Carriers
To eliminate the biggest problems that historically plague the roofing industry, 3C Network has been created to transform the repair/replace process for consumers, contractors and carriers. Launched in conjunction with the annual International Roofing Expo in Orlando, Fla MarketWire

Kalorama: "Personalized Medicine" May Not Be New, but It Is Growing
Personalized medicine, or matching an individual patient to an individual treatment, has long been part of diagnostic testing, according to healthcare market research publisher Kalorama Information. But Kalorama estimates that new proven biomarkers, and a desire to better target cancer therapy, have grown personalized medicine testing to a $28 billion market in 2011 MarketWire

Ticket Summit(R) Launches Media Hub for January Conference
Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment industry, today announced the launch of its Media Hub for its most recent conference, held January 18-20, 2012 at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York, NY. The Media Hub includes photos, video clips, and presentations from the 2012 winter conference, as well as other previous Ticket Summit® events. MarketWire

Everyone Wants to Be Katia Nicole's 'Best Friend'
It's a question everyone in Katia Nicole's hometown of Miami and beyond is asking this year as they check out her infectious debut single and energetic dance video: Who wouldn't want to be her "Best Friend?" MarketWire

OnLive Announces Indie Showcase in Partnership With the Independent Games Festival
OnLive, the pioneer of on-demand cloud gaming and Gold Sponsor of the 14th Annual Independent Games Festival, announced today it is bringing the excitement of the Festival to the masses with a two-week Indie Showcase, hosted in partnership with the IGF MarketWire

Eric Hutchinson Announces Headline Tour in Support of Upcoming Album, Moving Up Living Down, Set for April 17th Release
Warner Bros. Records recording artist Eric Hutchinson will celebrate the April 17th release of his latest album, Moving Up Living Down, by hitting the road. Hutchinson's North American headlining tour will kick off that evening at Denver's Bluebird Theatre and will also include shows at Highline Ballroom in New York City (May 2) and at Los Angeles' legendary Troubadour (May 19) MarketWire

Festival of Arts Presents "Selections from the Collection: The Water Show" Exhibit Now at foaSOUTH
"Water, water, everywhere and not a drop to drink." The Festival of Arts is making a splash with its new exhibit at foaSOUTH where visitors will be surrounded by water, but not the drinking kind. Combining the theme of water with the artistic medium of watercolors, "Selections from the Collection: The Water Show" will be on display at foaSOUTH now until June 5, 2012. MarketWire

Ixia to Showcase New Innovations in Wireless Security, Voice Over LTE, Cellular Offload, and Capacity Planning
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), the leading global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, announced its collaboration with industry leaders at Mobile World Congress 2012 to showcase several new wireless product innovations. These innovations will push forward the wireless industry's delivery of better performing and higher quality LTE networks MarketWire

Over Sixty Thousand DVDs of Producer Chad A. Verdi's Horror Film, "INKUBUS," Have Been Sold Within the First Week
The Woodhaven Production Company proudly announces that INKUBUS, the slasher flick brought to you by Producer Chad A. Verdi and starring horror icon Robert Englund (the original Freddy Krueger), went live via VOD and DVD last week with incredible results. MarketWire

Jill Scott's New Single "So Blessed" Impacts Radio Monday, February 27th
Blues Babe/Warner Bros. recording artist Jill Scott's new single "So Blessed" impacts Urban AC radio February 27th. The new record off the #1 critically acclaimed album The Light Of The Sun follows Jill's resounding performance of "So Blessed" at the 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards, which also garnered her the award for Outstanding Female Artist, besting Beyonce and Mary J MarketWire

Realogy Reports Results for Full Year 2011
Realogy Corporation, a global leader in real estate and relocation services, today reported results for the year ended December 31, 2011. Realogy's net revenue for the year was $4.1 billion, which was flat as compared to 2010. Realogy's EBITDA before restructuring and other items for the year was $476 million, a decrease of 11% year-over-year MarketWire Launches Bold Redesign of Its Successful Website, Where Uninsured Can Learn About Government-Paid Health Coverage Eligibility With Just One Click
After reaching a milestone of assisting 300,000 uninsured Americans with its five-question Eligibility Quiz, the Foundation for Health Coverage Education (FHCE) has launched a bolder, brighter redesign of its informative consumer advocacy website, Since 2007, over 3 MarketWire

Paciolan Draws Record Attendance at PACnet '12 Conference
Paciolan, an industry-leading provider of ticketing, marketing, and fundraising solutions to more than 500 live entertainment organizations, held its annual PACnet community conference February 12th - 15th in Newport Beach, CA. The company, which signed 28 new clients in the past 18 months, achieved record conference attendance at PACnet '12 MarketWire

Georgia REALTORS(R) Induct First Hall of Fame Class
Bill Boatman, 2012 President of the Georgia Association of REALTORS® (GAR), announces the inaugural class of the Georgia REALTORS® Hall of Fame. MarketWire

NHS Health Solutions, Inc. Provides Update on Mineseeker Negotiations
NHS Health Solutions, Inc MarketWire

Duncan/Channon Named Agency of Record for Leading Professional Audio Equipment Manufacturer, Meyer Sound
Integrated advertising agency Duncan/Channon announces its selection as agency of record for Berkeley, Calif.-based Meyer Sound, the premier manufacturer of high-quality pro audio equipment MarketWire

Kid Rock & the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Team Up to Keep the Music in Detroit
On Saturday, May 12, 2012, at 8 p.m., the unprecedented pairing of Kid Rock, Leonard Slatkin -- "America's Music Director" -- and the men and women of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will take the stage of Detroit's historic Fox Theatre for a one-night only fundraising concert to raise critical funds for the legendary orchestra MarketWire

dELiA*s Selects MarketLive to Help Launch New eCommerce Sites
MarketLive, Inc., the leader in eCommerce software and solutions, today announced that New York-based dELiA*s, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLIA), a direct marketing and retail company for teenage girls and young women's apparel and lifestyle products, has selected MarketLive to power its online growth initiatives for the company's two brands, dELiA*s and Alloy MarketWire

AlliedBarton Security Services Becomes the First and Only Security Officer Services Company to Join the American Chemistry Council
AlliedBarton Security Services,, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, has been accepted as an associate member of the American Chemistry Council. The ACC board of directors voted on and approved membership for AlliedBarton and fourteen chemical manufacturers MarketWire

New Head of North America for BNP Paribas' Securities Services Division
BNP Paribas today announced that it has appointed Claudine Gallagher as regional manager North America of its securities services division. Ms Gallagher joins the executive committee of BNP Paribas' securities services division and will report to Charley Cock, head of client development for the group. MarketWire

LOYAL3 Names Chien-Liang Chou Vice President, Engineering
Chien-Liang Chou has been hired as LOYAL3's Vice President of Engineering, effective immediately. LOYAL3 has created a platform that enables public companies to sell their stock directly to customers from the company's website or Facebook page, without any fees to buy or sell. Chou will be responsible for overseeing all engineering and quality assurance functions for the company. MarketWire

Data Storage Corporation Announces Upgrade to the OTC Bulletin Board
Data Storage Corporation (DSC) (OTCBB: DTST), a cloud storage and cloud computing company focusing on data protection and business continuity solutions, today announced that its common stock has been cleared to be quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board Exchange. MarketWire

Creative Facebook Ad Tactics: Marin Software to Speak at SMX West
Marin Software, a leading provider of online advertising management solutions, today announced that Matt Lawson, VP of Marketing will join at panel at SMX West 2012, to be held February 28-March 1, 2012 in San Jose, California. MarketWire

The 35th Annual MARVAC Flint Camper & RV Show Is Coming to the Perani Arena & Event Center
The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) is sponsoring the 35th Annual Flint Camper & RV Show, March 15-18, 2012, at the Perani Arena & Event Center (located just south of I-69 at the Center Road Exit) MarketWire

Sean Ruppert, Principal of OPaL, LLC, Brings Home National Architecture Award
The team of Lanham builder, OPaL and Seattle's GPS Designs have won one of the most coveted awards in the homebuilding industry -- the national Silver Award for design excellence for a Single Family Detached Home over 4001 square feet at the Best in American Living Awards (BALA) MarketWire

Wood Partners Announces Start of Construction on Alta Woodlake Square Apartment Community in Houston
Wood Partners, L.L.C., the nation's most active multifamily developer, announced today it will begin construction of Alta Woodlake Square, a $32.4 million luxury apartment community in the Westchase District. MarketWire

Interactive ORLive Program Highlights Total Knee Arthroplasty
Contemporary total knee arthroplasty demands high performance instrumentation that provides enhanced efficiency, precision and flexibility. Tomorrow night in a live web program from the Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Irvine, California, orthopedic surgeon Robert Gorab will perform a total knee arthroplasty using the Sigma® Balanced Surgical Technique from DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. Dr. John P MarketWire

Demand for IceWEB Products Surges in Q2
IceWEB, Inc.™ (OTCBB: IWEB),, a leading provider of Unified Data Storage appliances for cloud and virtual environments, announced today that it is experiencing a surge in product sales along with an extremely high inquiry demand. Channel partners are now experiencing wins in multiple accounts MarketWire

My Big Fat Greek Restaurant Again Catering Sundance "Film Forward Series" Reception in Tucson
My Big Fat Greek Restaurant ( will be catering the Sundance Film Forward Series Reception in Tucson from 5 to 6:45 on Tuesday, February 28th. MarketWire

Box Advances Enterprise Cloud Security
Box today announced new enhancements to its security reporting tools and introduced a network of new security partners including HP, Enterproid and Good Technology that deliver advanced data protection capabilities across the entire fabric of the enterprise. Additionally, Box has joined the Cloud Security Alliance to create best practices for secure collaboration in the cloud MarketWire

William Hallan Leads Michigan Retailers Association Government Affairs
William J. Hallan has been named Michigan Retailers Association vice president government affairs and general counsel, placing him in charge of the Association's legislative advocacy. MarketWire

NVIDIA Collaborates With D2 Technologies to Enable SRVCC Call Handovers Between 4G VoLTE and Legacy 2G/3G Networks

St. Louis SEO Agency Meets High Demands for Enterprise Site Audits
Evolve Digital Labs, a St. Louis-based digital marketing agency, is ramping up SEO Audit services in order to meet the increasing demand of businesses seeking success online MarketWire

Andiamo Corporation (OTC ANDI) Turns Down Buy Out Offer
Andiamo Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ANDI), subsidiary ActionApp Corporation, announces that, over the last 4 weeks, negotiations have been progressing towards a buy out of ANDI by a larger, publicly traded company. ANDI announced today that the Board of Directors of ANDI have opted to cease negotiations of this potential buy out at this time. MarketWire

Methodist Willowbrook Hospital Earns Gold Seal of Approval From The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers
In an ongoing effort to bring superior healthcare to the northwest Houston community, Methodist Willowbrook Hospital obtains certification for its leading Stroke Center. Achieving a perfect score, the hospital is now a Level II Stroke Center with a Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. MarketWire

Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q Fires Up the Pits on Texas Independence Day, 3/2, With 32-Cent Quarter Pound Briskets From 2PM-4PM and Raises Funds for Texas Volunteer Firefighters
For the third year in a row, Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q will drop the prices on its famous quarter pound brisket to 32 cents from 2PM-4PM in celebration of Texas Independence Day on March 2nd. MarketWire

Cross River Fiber Completes the Construction of an Express Fiber Route Between Carteret and Newark, New Jersey
Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based, boutique dark fiber optic and telecommunications solutions provider, announces the completion of the shortest commercially available fiber network route between 1400 Federal Boulevard in Carteret and 165 Halsey Street in Newark, New Jersey. This newly constructed network represents the most diverse and shortest linear fiber distance, which is 23 MarketWire

The Liaison Capitol Hill, an Affinia Hotel, in Washington, D.C. Unveils $6 Million Guestroom Renovation
The Liaison Capitol Hill, an Affinia Hotel, located steps from the U.S. Capitol, is proud to announce the completion of a $6 million renovation of its guestrooms and suites. The redesign completely transformed all 343 guestrooms and corridors to feature modern lighting and sleek furnishings, creating an ambiance of timeless, contemporary living MarketWire

StumbleUpon Launches Updated App for Android
StumbleUpon, the easiest way to explore new and interesting things from across the Web, today announced a new version of its Android application to support Android 4.0t™ devices and a deeper integration into Google+. StumbleUpon's new release includes easy content sharing through Android Beam, which allows simple sharing between two NFC-enabled devices running Android 4 MarketWire

Workday Expands Leadership Team
Workday, Inc. today announced the appointments of Debi Hirshlag, vice president of human resources and Jim Shaughnessy, vice president, general counsel and secretary MarketWire

REMINDER: Breker Verification Systems to Exhibit and Sponsor Panel at DVCon 2012
At DVCon 2012 Booth #1002 MarketWire

REMINDER: MEDIA ALERT: EVE to Highlight Hardware/Software Co-Verification at DVCon 2012
At DVCon 2012 Booth #602 MarketWire

SDRL -Seadrill revises the release date for its fourth quarter 2011 report and updates conference call details
Hamilton, Bermuda, February 27, 2012 - The Board of Seadrill will hold itsboardmeeting for approval of the fourth quarter and 2011 preliminary resultstomorrowTuesday February 28, 2012 after close of business. As a consequenceSeadrill hasrescheduled the release of its fourth quarter 2011 report to before startoftrading on the Oslo Stock Exchange on Wednesday February 29, 2012 MarketWire

Romance Through the Ages-Fairmont Launches Greatest Love Story Photo Contest to Win a Trip to the London Movie Premiere of TITANIC in 3D
Attention: Lifestyle and Feature Editors MarketWire

Thailand Based Business House Chooses Ameyo for International BPO Processes
Ameyo becomes the technology-of-choice for SGC Infotech - a major BPO service provider in Thailand. The latter was looking for a solution that is adaptable to changing market conditions and future growth. With Ameyo as its backend technology, SGC has established itself as a key player in the highly competitive international BPO segment. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Discovery Tour on March 1st in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Demonstrate Enhanced Modeling With CADWorx(R) Plant Professional and Its Integration With CAESAR II(R) and PV Elite(R) for Engineering Analysis
Intergraph has scheduled a Discovery Tour event on March 1, 2012 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA that will feature demonstrations of Intergraph CADWorx Plant Professional including methods that can increase performance by up to 30% on most projects. Hosting the event locally will be ECE Design, Intergraph Global Network Partner for Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions MarketWire

Petaquilla Minerals Ltd.: PDI Panama Update on Metso Crusher
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. ("Petaquilla" or the "Company") (TSX: PTQ) (OTCBB: PTQMF) (FWB: P7Z) is pleased to announce that the Company's infrastructure subsidiary, Panama Desarrollo de Infraestructuras, S.A. ("PDI Panama") has successfully installed its new Metso Crusher 125 mobile crushing system and has been ramping up production. MarketWire

WorldCare Clinical, in Conjunction With the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Radiology, Announces the Imaging Biomarkers in Clinical Trials Conference
WorldCare Clinical, LLC (WCC), a leading imaging CRO focused on maximizing the precision and accuracy of independent assessments in clinical trials, today announced it is hosting a complimentary conference on Imaging in Clinical Trials - Removing Bias and Increasing Precision and Accuracy, which will be held on Friday, April 27, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Boston at Beacon Hill MarketWire

Fiduciary Trust Company International Elects Luke Fowler as Board Vice Chairman, Chisholm Lyons to Lead Business Development and Marketing
Fiduciary Trust Company International, a leading wealth management firm headquartered in New York City, announced that Luke L. Fowler, executive vice president and head of business development, has been named to the firm's Board of Directors and will serve as a vice chairman. J MarketWire

Media Advisory -- Florida Gaming Summit
What:7th annual Florida Gaming Summit (www.floridagamingsummit MarketWire

LexisNexis and Tax Management Associates Identify Fraud and Discover Nearly $1,500,000 in New Revenue for Delaware County, Indiana
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and Tax Management Associates, Inc. (TMA) today announced that Delaware County, Ind. has discovered almost $1,500,000 in new revenue by leveraging the companies' Homestead Exemption Fraud Detection program MarketWire

Heartland Payment Systems(R) Installs 10,000th SmartLink(TM) Network in Less Than 18 Months
Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation's largest payments processors, today announced that it has installed its 10,000th SmartLink network site in less than 18 months, with the installation taking place at Martin Eagle Oil Company's newest location in Mesquite, Texas MarketWire

WordStream Prepares for Continued Growth With Advisory Board Appointments
WordStream Inc., a provider of search marketing software and services, begins 2012 with a highly talented advisory board in place. This team of seasoned business-to-business (B2B) leaders helps position WordStream for continued rapid growth in the search engine marketing space. MarketWire

January Pending Home Sales Rise, Market on Uptrend
Pending home sales are on an upward trend, which has been uneven but meaningful since reaching a cyclical low last April, and are well above a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors®. MarketWire

PENSRUS Pens Exceptionally Low Prices on Award-Winning Originals Elite
PENSRUS, a leading distributor of imprinted and engraved pens, promotional products, and other specialty advertising tools, announced that their "Originals Elite" custom line of business pens are available at new and competitive prices that remain well below other competing products MarketWire

Market Research Projects Coronary Stent Devices Market Growth at 8.3% CAGR Through 2016 has announced the addition of the new report "Global Markets for Coronary Stent Devices -- Focus on Emerging Markets," to their collection of E-Commerce & IT Outsourcing market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

mPhase Technologies, Inc. Accepts Invitation to Visit European Technology Group
mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) said today that it has accepted an invitation to visit on March 20 and March 21, 2012 a major European Technology "Cluster." The invitation was extended, after the Cluster reviewed mPhase's patent portfolio and the recent valuation and product applications that could result from potential licenses of various patents contained in the portfolio. MarketWire

KELL Partners Adds New Team Members, Deepens Nonprofit Experience and Cloud-Based Technology Expertise
KELL Partners, a consulting firm specializing in cloud-based technology solutions for nonprofits, has added several key members to the company's growing and talented team, further strengthening its position as a go-to resource for nonprofit organizations of all sizes that want to maximize their technology investments. MarketWire

Crain's New York Business Is Seeking Nominations for Its Inaugural 50 Fastest-Growing Companies in NYC Feature
Crain's New York Business announced today that it is seeking nominations for its upcoming Fast 50™ ranking of the 50 fastest-growing companies in New York City. This ranking will feature privately held companies headquartered in NYC with at least $20 million in 2011 revenue MarketWire

"Stock Alerts" Produce 96% Winners in 2011 and 100% in 2012
Managing trades well is part of what separates winning and losing traders over the long term. The "Stock Alert" service combines excellent stock picking (a proprietary system fine-tuned over 14 years) with superior management. The results have been fantastic. Since January 2003, over 96% of all closed-out trades have ended profitably MarketWire

Digital Caddies Installs at Vero Beach's American Golf Club
Digital Caddies (PINKSHEETS: CADY) is pleased to announce that the American Golf Club at Vero Beach has installed Digital Caddies GPS service on its golf carts. MarketWire

Kenneth Cole Productions Investor Lawsuit Against Takeover Offer Announced by Shareholders Foundation
The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that an investor filed a lawsuit in State Court for current stockholders of Kenneth Cole Productions (KCP) in effort to stop the proposed takeover of Kenneth Cole Productions by its Chairman and Chief Creative Officer Kenneth D. Cole for $15.00 per share. MarketWire

Voiceserve Will Be Presenting Mobile Operators Its Latest Voipswitch Mobile App's at the GSMA in Barcelona, Spain
Voiceserve, Inc. (OTCBB: VSRV), a low-cost, next-generation Internet telephony software and service provider, today announced that they will be presenting their latest mobile phone applications at the GSMA in Barcelona, Spain MarketWire

The Boston Consulting Group Continues Its Strong Growth in 2011 and Announces Three New Offices
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the world's leading management consulting firms, announced today that it recently opened three new offices -- in Johannesburg, Chennai, and Geneva -- enlarging its global footprint to 75 offices in 42 countries. MarketWire

CH Energy Group Investor Lawsuit Against Takeover by Fortis Announced by Shareholders Foundation
The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that an investor filed a lawsuit in State Court for current stockholders of CH Energy Group (CHG) in effort to stop the proposed takeover of CH Energy Group by Fortis Inc. for $65.00 per share. MarketWire

CEO of Pressure BioSciences Sees Firm's Momentum Continuing to Build in 2012
In an exclusive video interview with BioMedReports', Richard T. Schumacher, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pressure BioSciences Inc. (NASDAQ: PBIO), tells investors about his firm, their science and the building momentum that has seen interest and volume in the stock rising in recent months. MarketWire

AG Motorsports Endorses BillMyParents SpendSmart(TM) MasterCard(R)
Professional motocross race organization AG Motorsports has signed an agreement with BillMyParents, Inc. (OTCQB: BMPI) (OTCBB: BMPI) to promote the BillMyParents SpendSmart™ MasterCard® card throughout the East Coast Monster Energy AMA Supercross Lites racing series this spring MarketWire

Lakeshore(R) Learning Store Is Coming to Indianapolis
Lakeshore Learning Materials -- the go-to destination for teachers and parents in search of premium educational products -- is scheduled to open its newest Lakeshore Learning Store on Friday, March 2, at Nora Plaza Shopping Center in Indianapolis. MarketWire

Catalyst Resource Group Announces Corporate Update
Catalyst Resource Group (OTCQB: CATA) (PINKSHEETS: CATA), a precious metals recovery and technologies company, today announced corporate updates on the Company's financing and acquisition plan. MarketWire

North Springs Resources Completes Compilation of Historic Exploration Data at Imperial Property-Drill Program to Test Possible Extensions of Known Mineralized Vein System
North Springs Resources Corp. (OTCBB: NSRS)(PINKSHEETS: NSRS) (the "Company" or "North Springs") is pleased to announce that it has completed the digitization of all historic underground sampling and surface drilling data from its 100% owned Imperial Gold Silver Property, located about 150 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada (the "Imperial Property") MarketWire

Ivanhoe Mines Reports Construction of First Phase of Oyu Tolgoi Copper-Gold-Silver Project in Mongolia Nearing 75% Completion, With Start-Up on Schedule for Later This Year
Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN)(NYSE: IVN)(NASDAQ: IVN) founder and Chief Executive Officer Robert Friedland said today that construction of the first phase of the Oyu Tolgoi mining complex in southern Mongolia has surpassed an estimated 73% completion and is on track to meet the mine's targeted start of initial production in the third quarter of this year. MarketWire

Media Alert: Boost Returns to SMX to Showcase Ad Optimization Solutions
Boost, a performance-driven ad optimization solution for advertisers and agencies, announced today that Boost leaders will offer expert commentary and tips during four events at Search Marketing Expo (SMX) - West 2012, taking place in San Jose February 28-March 1. Boost presentations will focus on best practices and maximizing conversions for ads on pay-per-click and social platforms. MarketWire

Harmonic Energy Inc. Enters Into Negotiations to Acquire Rights for Technology
Harmonic Energy Inc. (OTCQB: ASUV) (OTCBB: ASUV) is a company focused on tire manufacturing and recycling, using an innovative approach to energy efficiency and sustainability. Harmonic is honored to announce that it has entered into negotiations to acquire the exclusive rights for a commercialized carbonization technology. MarketWire

Lavante Announces Record Growth for Fiscal Year 2011
Lavante, the leading provider of on-demand supplier and recovery management solutions, today announced record growth, year over year, marked by a 44% increase in revenue over fiscal year 2010 MarketWire

Market Research Projects Bioplastics Market at 3.7 Million Metric Tons by 2016 has announced the addition of the new report "Global Markets and Technologies for Bioplastics -- Focus on the Americas," to their collection of Alternative Sources market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Adoption of Global Containerized Freight E-Commerce Continues to Expand
INTTRA, the leading provider of e-commerce solutions for the ocean freight industry, reports an increase in usage of their global e-commerce solutions by the containerized shipping industry. In 2011, transactions through INTTRA's e-commerce platform increased by 24%. INTTRA processed 22 MarketWire

RYU Raises $1.5 Million in Equity Financing
Today, Respect Your Universe, Inc. ("RYU") (OTCBB: RYUN),, announced that it has raised $1.5 million in equity financing through the issuance of 1.5 million units, each unit consisting of one share of common stock and half of one warrant, each whole warrant of which entitles the holder to purchase an additional share of common stock at an exercise price of $1 MarketWire

American Power Corp. Completes $4 Million Equity Facility With Yorkville Advisors
American Power Corp. (OTCBB: AMPW) ("American Power" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Standby Equity Distribution Agreement ("SEDA") with Yorkville Advisors, LLC ("Yorkville"), the US-based alternative investment manager, on behalf of YA Global Master SPV Ltd ("YA Global") MarketWire

Dais Analytic Corporation Announces Appointment of Two New Outside Directors
Dais Analytic Corporation (OTCBB: DLYT), a green technology company, announced today William "Bill" McCollum, Jr. and Peter J. Termyn have agreed to join the Company's Board of Directors. The addition of these outside directors, when complete, will bring the Company's Board of Directors to five members. MarketWire

Sharp(R) Solar Installs First SunSnap(TM) Residential Solar Solution in LivingHomes(R) Demo
Sharp Electronics Corporation's Solar Energy Solutions Group is showcasing SunSnap™, its new residential PV solar appliance, as part of the TED2012 Conference in Long Beach from Feb. 27-March 2, 2012 MarketWire

Sharp(R) to Provide Hundreds of LED TVs to Bring the Bigger Picture to TED2012 Conferences
Sharp will showcase its LED TVs, residential PV solar appliance and solar charging stations as the new TV and display sponsor for the TED2012 Conference, in Long Beach CA, and at conference simulcast, TEDActive, in Palm Springs, CA. MarketWire

New mBlox Technology Delivers Mobile Engagement at the Right Place, at the Right Time
mBlox, a leader in mobile consumer interaction and payments, today announces mBlox Engage, a cloud based solution delivering the next generation of mobile marketing engagement MarketWire

Former CEO Joins OrderGroove Advisory Board
OrderGroove, a pioneer in subscription commerce programs that help brands identify and interact with their most valuable customers, welcomed Raul Vazquez as the newest member of the OrderGroove Advisory Board. An ecommerce veteran, Vazquez brings expertise and leadership in ecommerce and retail to OrderGroove, including hands-on, global leadership experience at Walmart and Walmart MarketWire

Li3 Energy Completes $8MM Phase One Exploration and Development Program
Li3 Energy, Inc., (OTCBB: LIEG) ("Li3", "Li3 Energy" or the "Company"), a US-listed and South America-based global exploration and development company in the lithium and minerals sector, announces it has completed on schedule the US$8 million Phase One of the US$18 million Exploration and Development Program established in August 2011 MarketWire

Calypto Delivers Bus Interface Libraries to Easily Connect High Level Synthesis Models to ARM Platform
Calypto® Design Systems, Inc., the leader in Electronic System Level (ESL) hardware design and Register Transfer Level (RTL) power optimization, today announced bus interface libraries that connect hardware subsystems implemented with Calypto's High Level Synthesis product (HLS), Catapult® Synthesis, with AMBA® AXI™ bus interfaces MarketWire

Capital Link to Host 6th Annual Invest in International Shipping Forum in New York; Monday, March 19, 2012, 7:45 AM-6:30 PM
Capital Link's 6th Annual Invest in International Shipping Forum will take place on Monday, March 19, 2012 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. The investor-focused event is held every year in New York, where influential C-level executives belonging to U.S MarketWire

Interactive Data 7ticks Further Expands Global Connectivity Capabilities
Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, today announced that it has significantly expanded the global connectivity of its Interactive Data 7ticks® network to support the delivery of managed low and ultra-low latency market data feed services designed for advanced trading applications. MarketWire

CITE Conference & Expo Releases Full Agenda for Inaugural Event

ME911 Launches GPS Check-In and Locate Service: Knowing "Where?" Creates Peace of Mind
Mobile World Congress -- ME911, a San Francisco-based premier provider of family safety services, announced ME911 GPS a mobile App leveraging location awareness such that loved ones, friends and professionals can quickly and powerfully connect and communicate. MarketWire

LogLogic Extends Lead in Log and Security Intelligence, Big Data Management
LogLogic®, provider of the only scalable log and security intelligence platform (LSIP) for the enterprise and cloud, today announced a sweeping set of new features for data collection, logging, and log management designed to solidify the company's position as the only provider of scalable, cloud-ready, big-data-ready LSIP platforms MarketWire

Juniper Networks Defines Three Key Imperatives for a Trusted, Reliable and Profitable Mobile Network
Kevin Johnson, CEO of Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, will outline at Mobile World Congress 2012 the steps necessary to ensure that the mobile network is ready to deliver on its full potential for innovative service creation and operator profitability for the next decade. MarketWire

Evidenzia Polices Copyright Violations With Tokutek Database Engine
Strata 2012 Conference -- Tokutek, the leading innovator in high-performance and agile database storage engines, today announced that Evidenzia GmbH & Co. KG, a leader in online copyright surveillance, has upgraded to TokuDB® v5.2 in order to reduce select and insert times and rein in escalating disk I/O due to growing data volumes. MarketWire

Zoom Telephonics Reports Q4 2011 Results
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. ("Zoom") (OTCBB: ZMTP), a leading manufacturer of modems and other communication products, today reported net sales of $3.7 million for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011 ("Q4 2011"), up 18.3% from $3.1 million for Q4 2010. Zoom reported break-even operating profit for Q4 2011 compared to an operating profit of $0.2 million in Q4 2010. MarketWire

Micro Businesses Report Growth in Customers and Revenue for 2011
Vistaprint N.V. (NASDAQ: VPRT), a leading online provider of professional marketing products and services to micro businesses and the home, today revealed the results of its first "Small Business Happiness Index" for 2012 MarketWire

CCA Announces Its Intention to Initiate a Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 per Share
Corrections Corporation of America(NYSE: CXW) (the "Company" or "CCA") announced today that the Company'sBoard of Directors voted and approved its intention to initiate a quarterlycash dividend of $0.20 per share beginning in June of 2012. CCA will host alive webcast conference call at 2:00 p.m. eastern time (1:00 p.m MarketWire

Pentaho Names Eddie White EVP of Business Development
Pentaho Corporation, delivering the future of business analytics, today announced that Eddie White has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Business Development. Eddie White is responsible for developing strategic relationships with big data vendors and commercializing Pentaho Business Analytics for major cloud/SaaS hardware and software vendors. MarketWire

Fortinet(R) Extends Next-Generation Firewall Product Line With New Enterprise-Class Appliance and Carrier-Grade Security Blade
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced two additions to its next-generation firewall product family that are designed to meet the growing threat protection and IT infrastructure control requirements of large enterprises, service providers and carriers that provide complex, multi-tenant cloud-based services MarketWire

Hospital Budgets Increase as Healthcare Reform Shapes Spending Priorities
Hospital budgets are on the upswing but cost pressures and changing healthcare models are dictating how hospital leaders are determining their strategic priorities. Sixty-one percent of U.S. hospital executives expect budget increases in 2012, a trend that is expected to continue during the next five years, according to the L.E.K. Consulting Strategic Hospital Priorities Study. L.E.K MarketWire

B2B Social Media Webinar Helps Organizations More Effectively Capture Online Business Opportunities
Social media participation is a given for most businesses today, but generating revenue and ROI continues to be a challenge -- particularly for large B2B organizations with multiple business units MarketWire

Teuton Resources Corp. ("Teuton") ("TUO"-TSX-V) ("TFE"-Frankfurt) ("TEUTF"-OTC BB) is pleased to report thatit hasoptioned its Tennyson gold-copper property to a private company ("NewCo")in theHunter Dickinson Inc. ("HDI") group on terms as set out below MarketWire

Protegrity Releases Big Data Protector for Hadoop
Protegrity USA, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end data security solutions, announces its new product for data-intensive distributed applications using the fast-growing "big data" software framework, Apache Hadoop MarketWire

MMRGlobal to Distribute 500,000 Prepaid Personal Health Record Cards in 2012
MMRGlobal, Inc MarketWire

Leading US Apparel Brand UNIONBAY Selects Mercent to Accelerate 2012 eCommerce Growth; Merchant Joins Established Brands on Mercent Retail(TM)
eTail West eRetail Conference -- Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today U.S. apparel brand UNIONBAY has selected Mercent and the Mercent Retail™ online performance marketing platform to accelerate its 2012 eCommerce sales growth. MarketWire

CN Resources Inc. Welcomes New Directors
CN Resources Inc. (OTCQB: CNRR) (PINKSHEETS: CNRR), ('CN Resources' or the 'Company'), a Nevada Corporation, is pleased to announce that Mr. Barry Polisuk, LL.B and Mr. Victor Huo have joined the Board of Directors of the Company. MarketWire

Altynalmas Gold Announces a Feasibility Mineral Reserve Estimate of 5.76 Million Ounces at the Kyzyl Gold Project in Kazakhstan
Robert Friedland, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN)(NYSE: IVN)(NASDAQ: IVN) and Chairman of Altynalmas Gold, and David Woodall, President and Chief Executive Officer of Altynalmas Gold, announced today at the BMO Capital Markets Global Metals & Mining Conference that an independent Feasibility Study estimates Mineral Reserves of 5 MarketWire

Nevada Exploration Inc. Signs Generative Exploration Agreement with McEwen Mining Inc.
Nevada Exploration Inc. ("NGE") (TSX VENTURE: NGE) announces the signing of a two-year Exploration Agreement (the "Agreement") with McEwen Mining Inc. ("MMI") to generate new gold projects in a 25,000 hectare (95 sq mi) study area in north central Nevada (the "AOI") using NGE's proprietary hydrogeochemistry exploration technology. MarketWire

Crosshair Files Technical Report for Juniper Ridge
Crosshair Energy Corporation (TSX: CXX)(NYSE Amex: CXZ) ("Crosshair" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has filed on SEDAR, at, a National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report entitled "Juniper Ridge Uranium Project, Carbon County, Wyoming, USA, 43-101 Mineral Resource Technical Report" and dated February 21, 2012 (the "Report") MarketWire

Revett Minerals Inc. : Revett Provides Update on Exploration and Year End Reserves and Resources
Revett Minerals Inc. (TSX: RVM) (NYSE Amex: RVM) ("Revett" or the"Company") is pleased to provide an update onexploration and year end reserve and resource estimates for the Troy Mine,alongwith an outline of recent claims acquired near the Rock Creek Project. Bothproperties are located in northwest Montana MarketWire

"Share Your Coupons" at have now launched their new feature allowing users to "Share Coupons". MarketWire

Get Ready to Party Hard With Spring Break Deals from CouponCodes4u
There are only a few days to go until colleges across the country close and students head for sun, sea and serious socialising. If you're on a budget this party season, don't find yourself stuck at home on the couch; instead use CouponCodes4u to discover some great Spring Break deals. MarketWire

KeyPoint Government Solutions Names Tim Ward as Managing Director
KeyPoint Government Solutions Inc. (KeyPoint) has named Mr. Timothy (Tim) Ward as Managing Director. Mr. Ward will report to the Chief Strategy Officer & VP for Business Development, David Kervin. MarketWire

WatchIt Technologies on Cusp of Major Market Breakthrough
WatchIt Technologies Inc. "" (PINKSHEETS: WTCT) announced that the company continues to exceed its development goals relating to the diesel version of its patent pending "fuel reformer." MarketWire

Bell Mobility Delivers on 4G LTE Rollout With Cisco Mobile Internet Solutions
Mobile World Congress -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) -- Bell Mobility continues to build out its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile services with the Cisco® ASR 5000 Series mobile multimedia core platform. Bell Mobility now delivers 4G LTE services to its most populous markets in western Canada, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. MarketWire

AMAX to Showcase Appliance Manufacturing Expertise at RSA Conference 2012
AMAX, a leading innovator of High Performance Computing (HPC), dynamic Enterprise IT, and custom Appliance Manufacturing solutions, today announced that it will be showcasing the industry's newest innovations in Appliance Manufacturing at this year's RSA Conference, February 27th to March 1st, 2012 in San Francisco, CA MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 and Fiscal Year End 2011 Financial and Operating Results Conference Call
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company"), will host a conference call at 9:30 AM (Central Time) on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 to review the Company's fourth quarter and twelve months ending December 31, 2011 financial and operating results MarketWire

Network Equipment Technologies's Platform Qualifications Now Included on Microsoft Technet Website
Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK) announced today that its Tenor DX, UX2000, and UX1000 are now included on the Microsoft Unified Communications Open Interoperability Program (UCOIP) -- Lync Server web page of the Microsoft Technet website, MarketWire

Tensilica Baseband DSPs and Dataplane Processors (DPUs) Power LTE/HSPA/3G Multimode Modem IC From NTT DOCOMO, Fujitsu, NEC and Panasonic Consortium
Tensilica®, Inc. today announced that the second-generation multi-mode LTE/HSPA/3G (Long Term Evolution) baseband chip design announced last week by NTT DOCOMO features multiple Tensilica dataplane processors (DPUs), including the HiFi Audio DSP (digital signal processor) and the ConnX BBE16 Baseband DSP MarketWire

Cavium Unveils World's First Adapter With 1 Million SSL Transactions per Second for Virtualized Data Center and Cloud Computing
Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications, and the digital home, today announced the new NITROX® III XL CNN35XX-NHB adapter family that delivers unprecedented performance for secure and virtualized data center and cloud computing MarketWire

Network Equipment Technologies' NX1000 Added to DISA Approved Products List
NET Federal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK) announced today that its NX1000 multiservice access platform has been tested and certified by the U.S MarketWire

Cavium and Partners to Demonstrate Innovative Market-Leading, Security Solutions for Data Center, Enterprise and Cloud Computing at RSA 2012
Cavium, Inc MarketWire

El Paso Pipeline Partners Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results -- Acquisitions and Expansions Drive Significant Distributable Cash Flow Growth
El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB) is reporting today fourth quarter and full-year 2011 financial and operational results for the partnership. MarketWire

El Paso Corporation Reports 40 Percent Increase in Fourth Quarter Adjusted Earnings per Share
El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) is today reporting fourth quarter and full-year 2011 financial and operational results for the company. Key highlights include: MarketWire

Varonis Announces a New Partnership With McAfee for Data Loss Prevention
Varonis Systems Inc. (, a leading provider of comprehensive data governance software, announced it has joined the McAfee® Security Innovation Alliance (SIA) partner program in order to better address the challenges organizations face as they manage growing volumes of unstructured and semi-structured data MarketWire

Landis Lifestyle Salons Seek to Hire 26 New Stylists
Green Endeavors, Inc. (OTCQB: GRNE) (PINKSHEETS: GRNE), a majority-owned subsidiary of Nexia Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NXHD), is seeking to hire at least 26 additional stylists over the next 12 months. MarketWire

Cartera Commerce Announces Record Revenues for 2011
Cartera Commerce, the leading provider of card-linked marketing solutions, today announced record revenues for the fifth consecutive year, driven by the rapid adoption of card-linked offers by merchants, banks, loyalty programs and consumers MarketWire

West Elects New Director
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced that its Board of Directors increased the size of the Board to eleven and elected William F. Feehery, Ph.D., to fill the vacancy. His term runs until the 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and he has been nominated for re-election by shareholders at that meeting. The addition of Mr MarketWire

Oracle Academy Introduces New Java Curriculum
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

BMO Report: Metals & Mining Research Team Provides Outlook for Sector and Top Commodity Picks
Lacklustre prices will characterize commodity markets in 2012, according to Tony Robson and David Haughton, Co-Heads of BMO Capital Markets' Metals & Mining Equity Research, who will be hosting the firm's 21st Global Metals & Mining Conference this week in Hollywood, Florida. MarketWire

Green Auto Market Tracks What's Really Happening in Green Cars, Fuels, and Technologies
For those interested in learning more about electric vehicles, hybrids, and alternative fuel vehicles, it's easy to find a wave of media coverage, especially when new cars are unveiled at major auto shows. But what about the market forces shaping the future of this new business? MarketWire

Market Research Projects Antibody Drugs Market at $58 Billion by 2016 has announced the addition of the new report "Antibody Drugs: Technologies and Global Markets," to their collection of Biotechnology market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Qualys Launches Groundbreaking Zero-Day Risk Analysis and Alerting Service
RSA Conference USA 2012 Booth #1431 -- Qualys, Inc., the pioneer and leading provider of information security and compliance cloud solutions, today launched at RSA Conference USA 2012 a new service to help companies protect their IT systems against zero-day attacks MarketWire

Qualys Introduces New Services and Major Technological Innovations to Its QualysGuard Cloud Platform
RSA Conference USA 2012 Booth #1431 -- Qualys, Inc., the pioneer and leading provider of information security and compliance cloud solutions, today introduced at RSA Conference USA 2012 major enhancements to its QualysGuard Cloud Platform and suite of integrated applications for security and compliance MarketWire

Qualys to Showcase Next-Generation Cloud Web Application Firewall Service at the RSA Conference 2012
RSA Conference USA 2012 Booth #1431 -- Qualys, Inc., the pioneer and leading provider of information security and compliance cloud solutions, today at RSA Conference USA 2012 unveiled its new QualysGuard WAF service for securing web applications MarketWire

Qualys Launches Enterprise Edition of Malware Detection Service
RSA Conference USA 2012 Booth #1431 -- Qualys Inc., the pioneer and leading provider of information security and compliance cloud solutions, today announced at RSA Conference USA 2012 a new service to help enterprises detect and eradicate malware from their web sites MarketWire

Qualys Announces General Availability of Virtualized Scanner Appliances
RSA Conference USA 2012 Booth #1431 -- Qualys®, Inc., the pioneer and leading provider of information security and compliance cloud solutions, today at RSA Conference USA 2012 announced the general availability of the virtual scanner appliances for its QualysGuard Cloud Platform and suite of integrated applications for security and compliance MarketWire

Qualys Unveils Customizable Questionnaire and Workflow for Its QualysGuard Cloud Platform
RSA Conference USA 2012 Booth #1431 -- Qualys, Inc MarketWire

Oracle Announces Availability of Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Qualys Introduces Groundbreaking Technology for Managing Enterprise Assets
RSA Conference USA 2012 Booth #1431 -- Qualys®, Inc., the pioneer and leading provider of information security and compliance cloud solutions, today at RSA Conference USA 2012 announced the availability of hierarchical Dynamic Asset Tagging for its QualysGuard Cloud Platform and suite of applications for security and compliance MarketWire

Rev. Jan Carter Recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for Excellence in Ministerial Services
Rev. Jan Carter, wedding celebrant and officiant, has been recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in ministerial services. MarketWire

Kindsight Unveils Security Platform to Boost Mobile Operator Security Services
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS -- Kindsight, a provider of network-based security and analytics solutions, today introduced Kindsight Mobile Security to provide protection for mobile networks and devices. The new offering combines network-based malware detection with a mobile device security app that scans for malicious software before it can be installed MarketWire

Witness the Future of Clean Energy Research and Green Technology at Advanced Energy 2012 Conference
Bringing together business leaders, researchers, innovators and policy makers, this year's Advanced Energy Conference promises to be one of the most compelling events in its category MarketWire

Senomyx, Inc. Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year-End 2011 Earnings Conference Call Scheduled for March 1, 2012
Senomyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNMX) will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 on Thursday, March 1, 2012 before the opening of the U.S. financial markets MarketWire

Xtreme Oil & Gas Announces Key Additions to the Board of Directors
Xtreme Oil & Gas, Inc. (OTCQB: XTOG) (OTCBB: XTOG), an independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ret. Rear Admiral Ed Allen, and Mr. E. L. Shockey to the company's Board of Directors. MarketWire

Clickatell Honored With Idea and Innovation Award by the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal
Clickatell, the global leader in Personalized Priority Messaging (PPM), announced today that it has won the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal Idea and Innovation award for Social/Economic Impact for providing a service that improves people's daily lives in a significant and tangible way MarketWire

AlliedBarton Security Services Invited to Attend the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Bosslift in Fort Hood, TX
AlliedBarton Security Services' recruiter Angela Wenger has been invited to participate on an ESGR Bosslift on February 28 - March 1 in Fort Hood, TX. Fort Hood's military base is where the 1st Battalion 211th Aviation Utah National Guard is training for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan MarketWire

Brooklyn-Based Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh to Convert to New York State Charter
The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh (the "Bank"), a subsidiary of Dime Community Bancshares, Inc MarketWire

Lantronix Appoints Tech Veteran Michael Fink Vice President of Operations
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced that the company has appointed technology industry veteran Michael A. Fink as vice president of operations. In this role, he is tasked with managing the company's world-wide manufacturing and supply chain operations. MarketWire

Vindicia CEO Gene Hoffman Named to the San Francisco Business Times "40 Under 40"
Vindicia, the leading provider of marketing and selling automation for the Digital Economy, today announced that its Chairman and CEO Gene Hoffman has been recognized by the San Francisco Business Times with a "40 Under 40" Emerging Leaders Award which honors Bay Area executives under the age of 40 for their positive impact on the region's economy, community and culture. MarketWire

Health Alliance Plan's New Branding Initiative Reinforces Distinction and Helps Members Find "Peace"
Health care reform ushers in an era where consumers will be more engaged in their health care coverage decisions than ever before. An estimated one million Michigan residents will be seeking their own health insurance in 2014. As a result, health insurers must adapt to a dramatically changing marketplace. MarketWire

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Names Mark Fry Regional Representative
AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading provider of federal IT and engineering solutions, today named Mark Fry as Huntsville, Al., Regional Representative. In this role, Fry will leverage the strengths of AMERICAN SYSTEMS' expertise to implement a strategy that will expand the company's footprint within the Huntsville region MarketWire

Cloud Data Encryption Solutions Provider Vaultive Raises $10 Million
Vaultive, a provider of cloud data encryption solutions that enable organizations to leverage the economy and efficiency of cloud computing while maintaining the data security, control and compliance advantages of on-premise computing, today announced that the company has completed a $10-million funding round led by .406 Ventures, New Science Ventures and Harmony Partners MarketWire

Net Optics Announces Spyke(TM), a Powerful Solution Providing Integrated Network and Application Intelligence
Net Optics, Inc., the leading provider of Intelligent Access and Monitoring Architecture, today announces the upcoming Spyke family of Network Monitoring and Performance Management solutions, offering powerful new levels of application intelligence to fortify network access, visibility and real-time monitoring, and extending Net Optics' Access Switching capabilities MarketWire

Lantronix Appoints Mark Tullio to Vice President, Worldwide Marketing
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart connectivity solutions, today announced the appointment of Mark D. Tullio to vice president, worldwide marketing. Tullio, 42, joined Lantronix in 2010 and most recently served as senior director of marketing MarketWire

D2 Technologies to Showcase mCUE(R) 4G for Mobile Devices at Mobile World Congress 2012
Mobile World Congress 2012 - D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, is showcasing its recently launched mCUE® 4G, a converged 4G mobile communications client for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and rich communications (RCS) video calling, at Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, Spain MarketWire

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. Secures Charter Extension for One of Its Handysize Vessels
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: SHIP) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with MUR Shipping BV ("MUR") to extend the time charter party for the Company's Handysize vessel M/V African Joy, in direct continuation from the end of the minimum period of the previous time charter party of the vessel with MUR MarketWire

Borden Lighting Shines LEDs on San Francisco's Historic Presidio
Borden Lighting, a developer and manufacturer of finely designed and sustainable lighting solutions, today announced that the Presidio of San Francisco has installed modern LED walkway lighting to enhance the beauty, safety and energy efficiency of the national park. Using Bridgelux LED arrays, Borden Lighting designed a unique indirect post top walkway luminaire MarketWire

New Study Reveals Consumer Goods Companies Are Increasingly Going Direct to Consumers
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Cortina Systems Announces SFP+ ZR and DWDM Interoperability With Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc
Cortina Systems, Inc. (Cortina), delivering innovative technologies that link people and networks worldwide, and Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations (SEDU), today announced interoperability between Cortina CS4315 Dual Port and CS4340 Quad Port 10G EDC PHYs, and Sumitomo Electric's 10G ZR and DWDM SFP+ modules MarketWire

Cadence Announces Production Release of Virtual Platform for Xilinx Zynq-7000 Extensible Processing Platform
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that the company's virtual platform for the Xilinx Zynq™-7000 Extensible Processing Platform (EPP) is available as a production release MarketWire

Winter Skincare and Beauty: Presents Products for a Glowing Complexion in Time for Spring
Most women are anxiously awaiting spring temperatures, but until the warm weather is here for good, a few cosmetic products can help women achieve the beautiful, glowing skin they want -- right now. The latest article by "8 Winter Beauty Bag Essentials for a Healthy Glow" offers tips on following winter fashion trends and finding the best products for any woman's beauty bag. MarketWire

PacketVideo & Page Foundry Partner to Deliver eBooks
PacketVideo (PV) and Page Foundry announced today that the companies have entered into a partnership to add Page Foundry's eBook solutions as a core capability of PV's media platform. MarketWire

Emtrace Selects AppBooster as the Enterprise Distribution Platform for Emtrace's Top-Tier Enterprise Mobile Applications
Emtrace, the pioneer in Enterprise Mobile application development, will hold a launching ceremony with AppBooster (, the developer of MADP (Mobile Application Distribution Platform), at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. MarketWire

Blue Coat Demonstrates Web Security Solutions at 2012 RSA Conference
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the technology leader in Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today announced that it is exhibiting February 27 - March 1, at the 2012 RSA Conference in San Francisco. At the conference, Blue Coat will showcase its Secure Web Gateway appliances and Blue Coat Cloud Service for extending Web security to branch office, remote and mobile employees MarketWire

Ericsson to Upgrade and Expand CDMA Network for China Telecom

Harry Potter eBooks to Be Distributed to Public and School Libraries Through OverDrive
Pottermore, the online experience and home of the Harry Potter eBooks created by J.K. Rowling and partnered by Sony, announced today it has entered into an exclusive worldwide eBook and digital audiobook distribution agreement with OverDrive for public and school libraries MarketWire

Quicksilver Resources Reports 2011 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results
Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE: KWK) today announced preliminary 2011 fourth-quarter and full-year results. MarketWire

Access Plans Announces Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by Aon Affinity, a Leader in the Consumer, Association and Group Program Business
Access Plans, Inc. (OTCBB: APNC), a marketing company specializing in turnkey, private-label membership benefit plans that provide discount products and services, protection benefits and retail services to more than one million customers in the United States and Canada, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Aon Affinity MarketWire

BioNitrogen Corp.: Pakistan's Urea Fertilizer Production Issues May Be a Global Precursor of the Future
BioNitrogen Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BION) a developer of revolutionary patent-pending technology for converting renewable and abundant biomass waste into high-nitrogen urea and urea fertilizer is watching the developments in Pakistan and India with interest as both countries continue to work on managing their national food supplies and fertilizer production processes. MarketWire

Cavium's PureVu(TM) to Enable Best-in-Class Wireless Display Consumer Experience for HTC's New Smartphones and Tablets
Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications and the digital home, today announced that HTC's new "Medialink HD" wireless TV adapter uses Cavium's CNW6611L media SoC to offer superior wireless display and home media streaming capabilities MarketWire

Cellceutix 'Back in the Game' With cGMP Manufacturing Completed on New Cancer Drug

Celsius Holdings Reports Fourth Quarter and 2011 Year End Results and Additions to Senior Management Team
Celsius Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CELH), the creator and marketer of Celsius®, Your Ultimate Fitness Partner®, today reported their results of operations for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

NaviSite Introduces Enterprise-Class Desktop-as-a-Service
NaviSite, Inc MarketWire

Cubic Wins New Force Modernization Contract for Lithuania
Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) has been awarded a new five-year contract to continue its support of force modernization in Lithuania. MarketWire

A World-Class Range of Blowers for Low Pressure Applications, by HIBON, a Feature of "Industry Today" on
Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will host special guest HIBON (Montreal, Quebec), an Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) company, as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast. With experience dating back more than a century, HIBON offers the market a world-class range of blowers that are used to provide air/gas at a variety of volumes and pressures for many industrial applications MarketWire

Northeast Utilities Holds Steady in Tough 2011, Looks Forward to NSTAR Merger, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Northeast Utilities (NYSE:NU) (Hartford, Connecticut), which runs New England's largest energy delivery system, reported narrow gains for 2011, despite a major one-time expense in the fourth quarter and costs related to a pending merger. Net income was reported to be $113.3 million for the quarter, a 12 MarketWire

Brazil Industrial Economic Growth Lifts Expectations of Industrial Hoist for KITO DO BRASIL, WVSN Reports
Brazil's brisk pace of economic growth is lifting expectations for new success in the industrial hoist arena for KITO Corporation of Japan. Brazil now boasts they have the second largest industrial sector in the Americas with 28.5% of GDP. KITO DO BRASIL is the immediate expansion that KITO is launching this month. MarketWire

ITNS to Patent Proprietary Technology That Magnetizes Salt to Revolutionize $95 Billion Water Desalination Industry
Itonis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITNS) today announced that its subsidiary, Paramount Discoveries, has begun the process to obtain patent rights to magnetize salt with its revolutionary electro-magnetic frequency technology (EMFT). MarketWire

DataLocker Introduces Industry's Most Secure Writeable DVD and CD Lines
DataLocker Inc. (, a leading developer of encrypted data storage products, today announced the industry's most secure line of self-encrypting DVD-Rs and CD-Rs with the DataLocker SecureDisk. The DataLocker SecureDisk DVDs and CDs combine AES 256-bit encryption and disc-burning functionality on a self-contained recordable CD or DVD with built in software for disc burning. MarketWire Awards Young Woman in Tooth Pain With $2,012 in Free Dental Care
"My dental wish is for my sister," wrote Shane Anderson of Lakeland, Fla. "The pain that she is enduring often makes it impossible for her to eat." MarketWire

Genetic Technologies Announces Financial Results for Half-Year Ended 31 December 2011
Genetic Technologies Limited (ASX: GTG) (NASDAQ: GENE) MarketWire

Icron Technologies Appoints Thorsten Goecke as Channel Sales Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa
Icron Technologies Corporation, a global leader in USB and KVM (keyboard-video-mouse) extension solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Thorsten Goecke as new Channel Sales Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). MarketWire

PageUp People Reports Strong First Half Growth; Anticipates Greater Momentum for Fiscal Year End
PageUp People™, a Multinational Talent Management solutions provider, today announced details of the first half of its fiscal year. Over the period July through December 2011, the company experienced a dramatic increase in sales, welcomed new clients, expanded its executive leadership team, developed new products and furthered its global presence. MarketWire

PhoCusWright Reports U.S. Mobile Travel Bookings to Top $8 Billion by 2013
Distribution is just one of numerous opportunities that mobile creates for travel organizations. But for many executives, the true test of mobile's influence is simple: show me the money. MarketWire

Host a Healthy Fiesta
(Family Features) Who doesn't love a fiesta? Americans love to eat tacos, carnitas, tortilla chips and other traditional Mexican dishes. However, many also worry about how healthy these dishes can be. What they don't realize is if recipes are prepared with fresh items and cooked with corn oil, they can actually be adding benefits to their diet. MarketWire

Mitchell Releases Claims Triage in WorkCenter(TM)
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty Claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced the immediate availability of Claims Triage, a powerful technology solution created specifically to streamline resource allocation decision-making for physical damage claims MarketWire

BridgeWave Communications to Advance Wireless Network Devices Using Semiconductor Materials From IBM Research
BridgeWave Communications, a leading supplier of millimeter wave gigabit wireless solutions for 4G network backhaul, signed an agreement with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to develop technology that will help close the cost gap between millimeter wave (MMW) high capacity backhaul solutions and traditional microwave (MW) solutions MarketWire

Ericsson and Polycom Announce Standards-Based, HD Visual Communications Solution
* Will enable telecom operators to deliver Video-as-a-Service (VaaS)offerings to enterprises * Based on open video conferencing 3GPP standards, thereby ensuring interoperability and affordability * Ericsson and Polycom will showcase the solution at Mobile World Congress 2012At this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC), Polycom Inc MarketWire

Nokia 808 PureView ushers in a revolution in smartphone imaging
Nokia sets a new industry standard with the first in a range of high endexperiences based on exclusive Nokia PureView imaging technologies. Barcelona, Spain - Nokia today ushered in a new era in high-end smartphoneimaging with the Nokia 808 PureView MarketWire

Nokia expands Lumia experience to new price points and geographies
- New NokiaLumia 610 provides a younger audience with the perfectintroductionto the rich social, Web and entertainment experience of Windows Phone MarketWire

Nokia expands its Asha range with smarter feature phones that improve ways to work, learn and play

Nokia advances on its new strategic direction, rolls out range of new mobile devices and services
- New Nokia Lumia 610, the most affordable Lumia, an ideal introduction toWindows Phone - Award-winning Nokia Lumia 900 being made available in various marketsoutsidethe U.S MarketWire

Ericsson Adds Pico Base Station With Integrated Wi-Fi Access to Its Hetnet Portfolio

Golar LNG - Increasing the Company's New Building Investment
Golar LNG Limited ("Golar" or the "Company") is pleased to announce thattheCompany has entered into firm contracts with Samsung Heavy IndustriesCo. Ltdfor a further two LNG carriers.The two additional vessels, each with a capacity of 160,000cbm have acombinedtotal cost of slightly above $400 million MarketWire

Solar3D Announces Breakthrough Feature to Produce 200% of the Power of Conventional Solar Cells
Solar3D, Inc. (OTCBB: SLTD), the developer of a breakthrough 3-dimensional solar cell technology to maximize the conversion of sunlight into electricity, today announced a design modification that enables its super-efficient solar cell to collect sunlight from a wider angle than conventional solar cells. A patent application has been filed on the new design element. MarketWire

uTest Expands Its Footprint in EMEA by Partnering With Tesnet as a Reseller
During Mobile World Congress, uTest, the leading provider of in-the-wild software testing, announced that it is expanding its market awareness in the EMEA region by partnering with Tesnet Group, the world's first publicly-traded quality assurance and testing company MarketWire

Openet and Bytemobile Partner for Smarter, More Personalized Quality of Experience
Mobile World Congress -- Openet, a leading provider of Service Optimization Software (SOS) to tier-one communications service providers, and Bytemobile, Inc MarketWire

Despatch Industries Announces Four Week Lead Time on Standard Model Production Ovens
Despatch Industries, the world's leading thermal processing equipment provider for over one hundred years, announces that the company is now able to deliver four week lead times on orders for standard model production ovens outfitted with standard options. Participating oven models include the LCC benchtop oven, the PTC test oven, RAD/RFD cabinet ovens and TAD/TFD truck-in ovens. MarketWire

Metaswitch Announces Accession(TM): an Immersive Multimedia Telephony Portfolio
Mobile World Congress -- In the crucible of the mobile revolution, Metaswitch Networks today announced Accession, an application suite that allows service providers to harness the power of multimedia devices and unleash an immersive calling and content-sharing experience that mitigates the threat from over-the-top competitors MarketWire

Ericsson unveils new products, partnerships and increased market share at mwc 2012

Ericsson & MTN collaborate on M-wallet services

Ericsson and Akamai accelerate Telkomsel's mobile content delivery
* First time Mobile Cloud Accelerator has been run on a live operator'snetwork * Page load times can be reduced by as much as 70 percent MarketWire

SDRL - Seadrill orders two new ultra-deepwater drillships for delivery in 2014
Seadrill has in the last year seen asurge in long-term demand for tender rigs and modern ultra-deepwater drillingrigs. The increased demand for ultra-deepwater rigs has been driven by highoilprices and significant exploration successes in both new as well asestablisheddeepwater regions leading to a ramp-up in drilling programs MarketWire

Ericsson & Western Union join forces to fast track mobile financial services
· Ericsson & Western Union announce strategic alliance atMobile WorldCongress 2012 in Barcelona, Spain MarketWire

Statoil: New Brazilian pre-salt oil discovery
Statoil (OSE: STL, NYSE:STO) together with operator Repsol Sinopec andpartnerPetrobras has confirmed a high-impact discovery (*) in the Pão deAçúcarprospect offshore Brazil. The partnership announced today that it has made a high impact discovery inthePão de Açúcar prospect located in the BM-C-33 block in theCampos Basin MarketWire

Ericsson demonstrates Broadcast Video/TV over LTE

Option introduces XYFI, the world's smallest 3G & WIFI personal hotspot
XYFI brings easy and instant 3G WiFi connectivity to everyone Option (EURONEXT: OPTI; OTC: OPNVY), aglobal leader in wireless connectivity, security and experience, todaylaunchesXYFI - the world's smallest hotspot with integrated 3G, WiFi and hotspotconnectivity MarketWire

Telecom Expense Management Firm, vCom Solutions, Certified as a Green Business
vCom Solutions, the pioneer of Telecom Management as a Service (TMaaS), today announced that it has been named a Certified Green Business through the Bay Area Green Business Program. This certification is a result of demonstrating full compliance with local environmental regulatory agencies and taking action to conserve resources and protect the environment MarketWire

Option connects VIU2 Plug & Play camera with ultra simple set-up and smartphone apps
Option (EURONEXT: OPTI; OTC: OPNVY), aglobal leader in wireless connectivity, security and experience, isshowcasingthe new smartphone app upgrades for its commercially available VIU(2)solutionat Mobile World Congress 2012. MarketWire

RivieraWaves Adds 802.11n and 802.11ac Silicon IP to Portfolio, Attends Mobile World Congress 2012
Mobile World Congress -- RivieraWaves announced the expansion of its Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio with IP families for Wi-Fi™ 802.11n and 802.11ac specifications. RivieraWaves now has the broadest wireless connectivity IP portfolio with a complete offering for Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi MarketWire

Cavium to Support Trillium LTE Base Station Software From Radisys on OCTEON(R) Fusion "Base Station-on-a-Chip" Platform
GSMA Mobile World Congress -- Cavium, Inc MarketWire

Brightstar Offers Customized Solutions to Meet Evolving Needs of the Wireless Industry
Brightstar Corp., the world's largest specialized wireless distributor and a global leader in services and solutions for the wireless industry, is continuing to evolve its focus beyond the management of devices. At the 2012 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, Brightstar is showcasing its solutions that address the entire life cycle of the device. MarketWire

New BroadSoft User Applications Mobilize Communications
BroadSoft, Inc MarketWire

Airspan Introduces LTE-Advanced Product Family at Mobile World Congress 2012
Mobile World Congress -- Airspan Networks Inc., a leading provider of 4G broadband wireless access networks, introduced today their newest LTE-Advanced product family to help carriers address the explosive growth in mobile broadband demand. MarketWire

Ulticom Showcases the "Ulticom DSC" and "Signalware" Signaling Solutions at Mobile World Congress 2012
At this year's Mobile World Congress, Ulticom, the industry leader in signaling software solutions, demonstrates the recently released Ulticom Diameter Signaling Controller (DSC) and the company's flagship product, Signalware MarketWire

Symantec Advances Enterprise Mobility Strategy, Delivers New Innovations to Improve Data Security and Facilitate Broader Application Adoption
Mobile World Congress 2012 -- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced significant advances in core areas of its enterprise mobility strategy across Android, iOS and Windows Phone 7 platforms MarketWire

Aberdeen Group to Announce Global SoMoClo Research and Education Program at Mobile World Congress
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), will announce, from the site of the 2012 GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the launch of its global SoMoClo™ research and executive education program MarketWire

LynuxWorks and secunet Collaboration Offers High Security Workstation for Multi-Level Systems
RSA and Embedded World Conferences -- LynuxWorks, Inc., a world leader in the secure virtualization market, and German IT security specialist secunet Security Networks AG today announced that they have ported the Secure Inter-Network Architecture (SINA) Multilevel Workstation on to the latest version of the LynxSecure separation kernel and hypervisor MarketWire

Option enables Mobile Broadband with a purpose
Option (EURONEXT: OPTI; OTC: OPNVY), aglobal leader in wireless connectivity, security and experience, is showcasingits portfolio of connected devices at Mobile World Congress. Combining multi-band radio design expertise with connectivity management and applicationsoftware, Option enables purposeful broadband connectivity through itsportfolioof innovative connected solutions. MarketWire

MorphoSys Signs Three-Year Protein Engineering Alliance on Slonomics Technology
MorphoSys AG /MorphoSys Signs Three-Year Protein Engineering Alliance on SlonomicsTechnology. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. MorphoSys AG (FSE: MOR; Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) today announced thesigning of a protein engineering agreement with a large bio-pharmaceuticalcompany MarketWire

Poynt Corporation to Present at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
Poynt Corporation (TSX VENTURE: PYN) (OTCQX: PNYTF) ("Poynt Corp." or the "Company"), a global leader in mobile local search and advertising, is pleased to announce that Margaret Glover-Campbell, Senior Vice President, Marketing and External Relations, of Poynt Corp MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Announces International Availability of Turnkey Standards-Based Mobile Alerts Solution
Mobile World Congress, Hall 8, Booth 8C115 -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Unveils Secure the Edge(TM) Portfolio: Secure Location and Secure Mobile Alerts
Mobile World Congress, Hall 8, Booth 8C115 -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems and Telefonica Enter Partnership to Provide Navigation Services in Latin America
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, and Telefónica, one of the world's largest telecommunications network operators, today jointly announced a partnership for TCS to provide navigation services for Telefónica subscribers throughout Latin America MarketWire

Redknee Announces Breakthrough Converged Billing Results for 250 Million Subscribers
Redknee Solutions, Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing, charging and customer care software and solutions for communications service providers, is pleased to announce at Mobile World Congress that its flagship real-time converged billing solution has been benchmarked to support 250 million subscribers MarketWire

Conax@Cabsat: Protecting the Value of Content
CabSat -- Conax, a leading global provider of solutions for protecting multi-device digital content, announced that at the Middle East's largest digital media & satellite expo it will feature the flagship Conax Contego™ portfolio of advanced solutions for enabling secure distribution of premium content -- broadband, satellite, and broadcast MarketWire

Eoplly New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. Announces Latest UL Certification
Eoplly New Energy Technology Co., a designer and manufacturer of solar products based in China, today announced the completion of UL certification of its latest high-power, 60-cell and 72-cell PV modules for the North American market. MarketWire

MELA Sciences to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
MELA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: MELA), the medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of MelaFind®, today announced that Joseph V. Gulfo, MD, President and CEO, will be presenting at two upcoming investor conferences. MarketWire

UnionTown Energy Inc. (UTOG) Provides Update to Shareholders on New Listing With Move to Deutsche Borse Frankfurt Stock Exchange
UnionTown Energy Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UTOG) is pleased to provide stakeholders with an update on its corporate restructuring and listing in Europe by announcing that it is in final preparations to list on the Deutsche Börse (Frankfurt Stock Exchange). MarketWire

SEI Study: Hedge Fund Managers Must Prove Their Performance and Transparency Mettle or Suffer Reputational Risk
With significant dollars poised to flow into hedge funds in 2012, managers must address investor transparency and liquidity concerns to take advantage of new funding opportunities, according to the fifth annual global study released today by SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) in collaboration with Greenwich Associates MarketWire

Haglöfs appoints new Board Chairman
Alistair Cameron was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Haglöfs at the Company's latest Board meeting. Alistair Cameron will succeed Lars Göthlin, who is leaving Haglöfs' Board of Directors after 19 years. GlobeNewswire

Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG's HDR afterloading system MultiSource® has been approved for sale in China
Seneffe, Belgium, February 27, 2012. Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG announced today that the Chinese State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) has approved its MultiSource® HDR afterloading system for brachytherapy. MultiSource® is a state-of-the-art afterloader designed for the entire range of HDR brachytherapy applications for cancer treatment GlobeNewswire

Ruric Year - End Report 2011
Net turnover for 2011 amounted to SEK 40.6 m (36.3). In the fourth quarter the turnover was SEK 10.9 m (9.2). The result after tax amounted to SEK -38.1 m (47.4). In the fourth quarter the result after tax amounted to SEK -36.8 m (-5.7). The negative result is directly attributable to the effects caused by the coupon payment on the corporate bond in November GlobeNewswire

Carpevigo Holding AG goes public
CARPEVIGO AG /Carpevigo Holding AG goes public. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Kesko recognised for good corporate governance
KESKO CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 27.02.2012 AT 13.00 1(1) GlobeNewswire

Issuers of listed transferable securities are required to provide Oslo Børs with an annual statement of information made available to the public in 2011. GlobeNewswire

SeaBird Exploration - 3D Seismic Contract
Cyprus, 27 February 2012 GlobeNewswire

Correction (English version only): table for recurring margin per business line on p.13 of pdf. GlobeNewswire

Golar LNG - Increasing the Company's New Building Investment
Golar LNG Limited ("Golar" or the "Company") is pleased to announce thatthe Company  has entered into firm contracts with Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd for a further two LNG carriers. GlobeNewswire

Ericsson adds pico base station with integrated wi-fi access to its hetnet portfolio
 ·       Complements existing RBS 6000 portfolio with introduction of small-cell products, including multi-standard pico RBS with integrated Wi-Fi access GlobeNewswire

Ericsson and Akamai accelerate Telkomsel's mobile content delivery
First time Mobile Cloud Accelerator has been run on a live operator's network Page load times can be reduced by as much as 70 percent GlobeNewswire

Net income from operations rose 4%; gross revenues above €2 billion Net revenues grew 5%, aided by an organic increase of 3% Growth mainly came from the US environmental market, South America and Asia Margin remained at a good level, despite weak government market in Europe and US Dividend proposal €0 GlobeNewswire

European Commission approves new label for Novartis drug Glivec® extending adjuvant therapy to three years for certain GIST patients
Novartis International AG /European Commission approves new label for Novartis drug Glivec® extending adjuvant therapy to three years for certain GIST patients . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Ahold acquires leading online retailer, opening the door to new opportunities for both companies
Ahold acquires for €350 million from Cyrte Investments and NPM Capital's online capabilities will accelerate Ahold's online's ambition to provide the best retail offering gets extra boost More choice, greater convenience and better value for customersAmsterdam/Utrecht, The Netherlands, February 27, 2012 - Ahold and bol GlobeNewswire

Bellevue Group defies difficult market environment
Bellevue Group AG /Bellevue Group defies difficult market environment. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Kemira Oyj: Notice of Annual General Meeting
Kemira OyjStock exchange releaseFebruary 27, 2012 at 8.00 am (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

Transocean Ltd. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results

Imperva Analyzes High-Profile 'Anonymous' Attack

Notice of Annual General Meeting

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