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Meira Kumar emphasizes on need to balance growth with equity
Emphasizing on the need to balance growth with equity and inclusiveness, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Tuesday said it is imperative to eliminate the factors responsible for the persistent poverty, despite the tremendous growth in the country's GDP. ANI

Reserve Bank cuts CRR by 50 basis points, interest rates unchanged
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has lowered the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) by 50 basis points with effect from January 28, but kept the short-term lending rate unchanged in view of the inflationary concerns. ANI

New RIM CEO Thorsten Heins fails to impress investors
Research In Motion's decision to name Thorsten Heins as its new CEO has been panned by many experts and investors who have raised doubts over the new leader's ability to solve the firm's major problems when it has fallen far behind Apple and Google. ANI

CII welcomes CRR cut by RBI
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Tuesday welcomed the Reserve Bank of India's move to cut Credit Reserve Ratio (CRR) by 50 base points to 5.5 percent. ANI

Twitter founder Dorsey defends business model
Twitter's co-founder and chief, Jack Dorsey, has defended the site's business model at a technology conference in Munich. ANI

NEC Announces the Start of the Australian Open (Grand Slam Event), Part of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour
NEC Corp. announced today the start of the Australian Open on January 25, 2012, one of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour's grand slam events, organized by the International Tennis Federation and featuring 20 of the world's top wheelchair tennis players ACN Newswire

NEC to Exhibit M2M Service Enabled by Mobile Cloud and Mobile Broadband Solutions at Mobile World Congress 2012
NEC Corp. (NEC) announced today that it will attend the Mobile World Congress 2012 at the Fira de Barcelona, Barcelona February 27 - March 1 2012.NEC will showcase a range of innovative and revenue-generating solutions for mobile operators and enterprises on the concept of "Winning in Verticals with M2M Cloud" at its stand 8A125, Hall 8 ACN Newswire

Ashland Inc. Reports Preliminary Financial Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2012
Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), a global leader in specialty chemical solutions for consumer and industrial markets, today announced preliminary(1) financial results for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011, the first quarter of its 2012 fiscal year.Quarterly Highlights----------------------------------------------------------------------(in millions except per-share amounts) Quarter Ended Dec ACN Newswire

Thinxtream Upgrades its Suite of PrintJinni Wireless Mobile Printing Apps
Thinxtream Technologies, a global developer of software products for printing applications, today announced enhancements to its family of PrintJinni wireless mobile printing apps. With PrintJinni v3.0 for the Apple iOS, PrintJinni v2.1 for the BlackBerry and PrintJinni v3 ACN Newswire

ST-Ericsson Reports Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Results
ST-Ericsson, a joint venture of STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM) and Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), reported financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter ending December 31, 2011 ACN Newswire

Advent to Host Q4 2011 Earnings Call on Monday, February 6, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO - January 23, 2012 - Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services to the global investment management industry, announced today that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011 on Monday, February 6, 2012 after the market closes ACN Newswire

Mobiform Posts 10-K With Gains in Net Revenue on SCADA Sales
Mobiform Software (OTCBB: MOBS) demonstrated continued growth in 2011 and has filed our Form 10-K with the SEC. Net Income for 2010-2011 rose by $234,146 compared to 2009-2010. Revenue grew by 19% for the same period on stronger SCADA sales. MarketWire

Mindoro Receives Additional Private Placement Commitments of C$1.28M from Major Shareholders
Mindoro Resources Ltd (TSX VENTURE: MIO) (ASX: MDO) (FRANKFURT:WKN 906167) today announced that it has received commitments from its major shareholders (Acorn Capital - Microcap Investments, International Finance Corporation ("IFC") and Lion Selection Group) totalling $1.28 million under its Private Placement which was previously announced on 22 November 2011 MarketWire

Bio-Rad to Report Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2011 Financial Results Thursday, February 23, 2012
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO) and (NYSE: BIO.B), a multinational manufacturer and distributor of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2011 on Thursday, February 23, 2012, after the close of the market MarketWire

World-Famous Landscape Photographer Peter Lik Opens New Gallery on Las Vegas Strip
World-famous landscape photographer Peter Lik has announced the opening of his new gallery inside the heart of The Shoppes at Mandalay Place. Lik will make a very rare public appearance, his first since 2009, at the grand opening of Lik Mandalay on Saturday, Feb. 25. MarketWire

Mattersight Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR) today announced that it intends to release its fourth quarter 2011 financial results after the market close on Wednesday, February 15, 2012. Mattersight management also plans to host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 15, 2012. MarketWire

Update: Adara Media Secures $12.4 M in Financing Led by August Capital
Global precision marketing platform company Adara Media Inc. has secured $12.4 million in funding from venture capital firm August Capital, with participation from returning investors ONSET Ventures, Morgenthaler Ventures, and Baseline Ventures MarketWire

AVIX Initiates (NDA) With Helpful Technologies, Inc. -- Company Introduces New President
AVIX Technologies, Inc. (the "Company" or "AVIX") (PINKSHEETS: AVIX) announced today that it has executed a Non-Disclosure Agreement to acquire and license Intellectual Property (IP) from Helpful Technologies Inc., a privately held company and developer of "IP" technologies from software and technology solutions on a global scale. MarketWire

ITNS to Patent Revolutionary Electro-Magnetic Frequency Technology That Magnetizes Carbon
Itonis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITNS) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Paramount Discoveries has begun the process to obtain patent rights to magnetize carbon with its revolutionary electro-magnetic frequency technology (EMFT). MarketWire

lia sophia(R) Managers Share Insights on the Financial and Personal Benefits of Small Business Ownership
For many, the New Year brings resolutions, a fresh outlook and a sense of new beginnings. It can also bring holiday bills and concerns about how to bring the family budget back in line. Small business ownership with fashion jewelry direct seller lia sophia has provided a way for women to contribute to their family's financial security while developing new skills and self confidence MarketWire

Quantum Deduplication Appliances for Physical and Virtual Environments Named Storage Magazine 2011 Products of the Year Finalists
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced that its vmPRO 4000 virtual server data protection appliance and DXi6700 family of disk backup appliances have been selected as finalists in the Backup Hardware category of Storage magazine/ 2011 Products of the Year award. MarketWire

NKK Switches Announces 24mm, IP65, Panel Seal Pushbuttons
NKK Switches, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today announced the availability of the YB2 Series of 24mm square, flush mount and tamperproof panel seal pushbutton switches. These YB2 devices are ideal for applications requiring a low-profile, yet secure and splash proof design. MarketWire

Smoky Market Foods Posts Shareholder Up-date to Website
Smoky Market Foods, Inc. (OTCQB: SMKY) (PINKSHEETS: SMKY) announced today it has posted a shareholder up-date letter to its corporate website at MarketWire

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Announces Pricing of the Conversion and Remarketing of a Portion of FAME Solid Waste Disposal Revenue Bonds
Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST), a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, announced today that it has priced the previously announced conversion and remarketing of $21.4 million aggregate principal amount of Finance Authority of Maine Solid Waste Disposal Revenue Bonds (Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Project) Series 2005 (the "Bonds") MarketWire

BCG Provides Perspective on The Great Transformation, This Year's World Economic Forum Theme in Davos
As the annual World Economic Forum summit in Davos delves into "The Great Transformation: Taking Decisive Action in an Era of Extreme Uncertainty," The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is sharing insights on subjects central to this year's discussion MarketWire

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. Declares Increased Fourth Quarter 2011 Cash Dividend
Healthcare Services Group, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: HCSG) Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.16125 per common share, payable on March 16, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business February 24, 2012 MarketWire

Saints Mary and Elizabeth Ranks in Top 5 Percent of Hospitals Nationwide -- Three Years in a Row
In a new healthcare quality study, Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (SMEMC) ranked among the top 5 percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical performance and was named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™. This is the third consecutive year the hospital has earned this distinction as a top-performing hospital. MarketWire

MGIS Introduces Physician Risk Management Program
The MGIS Companies Inc. (MGIS) today announced the availability of MGIS Physician Risk Management, a comprehensive risk management program for physicians that will help them strategically manage and reduce risk. MGIS has partnered with OmniSure Consulting Group to create and manage the program. MarketWire

Consumerization of IT Is a Major Priority but Business Value and Security Still in Question

Supertex Reports Third Fiscal Quarter Results
Supertex, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPX) today reported financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2011. Net sales for the third fiscal quarter were $14,066,000, a 17% decrease compared to the prior quarter of $16,960,000 and a 29% decrease compared to $19,675,000 in the same quarter last year. On a GAAP basis, net income in the third fiscal quarter was $96,000, or $0 MarketWire

Taglich Brothers Initiates Coverage of Profire Energy, Inc.
Taglich Brothers, Inc. announces it has initiated coverage of Profire Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: PFIE). MarketWire

Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA) Announces Speakers for Second Annual Institutional Investor Life Settlement Conference Set for February 22 in New York City
LISA, the oldest and largest association serving the life settlement industry, announces its second annual Institutional Investor Life Settlement Conference, set for February 22, 2012, at the Harvard Club of New York City, 35 West 44th Street, New York, NY. MarketWire

Ash Improvement Technology Signs Multi-Year Agreement to Treat Ash and Slag in Vietnam
Ash Improvement Technology, Inc. (AIT) announced today that it signed an agreement with Shengli Steel of Vietnam to convert ash and slag waste products into a cement substitute material. The 5-year contract was awarded for Shengli's site located in the Thai Binh province and encompasses treatment of approximately 60,000 annual tons of material for local and export markets. MarketWire

AMD Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual Results
AMD (NYSE: AMD) MarketWire

Online Optimization Is the Focus of the Web Analytics Association Symposium in Austin
The Web Analytics Association (WAA) will host a symposium in Austin, TX, from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. on February 9, 2012. The theme of the event is "Best-in-Class Online Optimization," and the half-day seminar will showcase how industry leaders are successfully using data to drive business online MarketWire

BioNitrogen Corp. (BION) Appoints Dr. Terry R. Collins as President and CEO
BioNitrogen Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BION), developer of a revolutionary patent-pending technology for converting renewable biomass waste into high-nitrogen urea, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Terry R. Collins, Ph.D., P.E., to the position of President and CEO, effective immediately, succeeding Mr. Jay Almedia who will remain on the Board of Directors. MarketWire

ITpreneurs Announces Accreditation of Cloud Essentials Courseware
ITpreneurs, the leading provider of competence development solutions for IT best practices, is now the first company in the world to offer cloud computing training materials for the CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification MarketWire

American Health Receives URAC Health Utilization Management, Case Management and Disease Management Accreditation
American Health Holding, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded Health Utilization Management, Case Management and Disease Management accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. MarketWire

Kelly Services(R) Recognizes MVP and VIP Suppliers of the Year
Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB), a leader in providing workforce solutions, introduced its U.S- based Supplier Awards and Recognition Program today. The Kelly Supplier of the Year Award recognizes suppliers whose outstanding service, superior results and strategic partnerships have made a significant impact with Kelly's business MarketWire

RiverStone Cup XI Scores Big for the NH Food Bank
Saturday evening, January 14th, at the Verizon Wireless Arena, marked the eleventh annual meeting of the UNH and Dartmouth men's hockey teams, vying for the RiverStone Cup MarketWire

Lotus of Austin Named #1 in North America
John Eagle European's ( Lotus of Austin ( was the top-selling Lotus motorcar dealer in North America for 2011. The Austin, Texas, dealership sold more new and pre-owned Lotus Evora, Elise and Exige sports cars than any other factory authorized location in the Western hemisphere. MarketWire's Travel-Intel Predicts the Top Ten Travel Trends for 2012
What's in store for the year 2012 in travel?'s Travel-Intel newsletter offers a window on the year, not only in travel trends, triumphs and travails but in the year's top new travel gadgets to go with as the year unfolds. MarketWire

Halestorm Reveal "THE STRANGE CASE OF..."; Eagerly Awaited New Album Heralded by First Single, "Love Bites (So Do I)," Impacting Now at Rock Radio Outlets Nationwide; Hard Rock Band to Celebrate Release on Upcoming Tour Alongside Staind and Godsmack; Dates Kick Off April 13th in Augusta, GA; "THE ST
Atlantic recording group Halestorm has announced the release of their hugely anticipated new album. "THE STRANGE CASE OF..." arrives in stores and at all DSPs on April 10th. MarketWire

Singer Sewing Company to Launch The SINGER 160(TM) Limited Edition Sewing Machine on HSN
To commemorate the SINGER® brand's 160th anniversary, Singer Sewing Company will launch the SINGER 160™ Limited Edition sewing machine with multi-channel retailer, HSN on January 26. A technologically advanced machine, it boasts innovative features, yet the design and appearance harkens back to the iconic SINGER® machines of years past MarketWire

Esencia Estate Pioneers New Duke and Duchess Detox Program: "Magical Realism:" Incorporates Both Ancestral Mayan Teachings and Modern Science
Esencia's Aroma spa presents a brand new spin on their signature detox program that blends ancient Mayan teachings with modern science to create the new Duke and Duchess Detox Spa program. The program leaves participants fully refreshed and rejuvenated with a feeling of well-being. The luxury hotel is situated on a 50-acre estate that overlooks Playa Xpu-ha, in the Riviera Maya. MarketWire

Make Plans to Attend the Sensors Expo & Conference; June 6-7, 2012 in Rosemont, IL
Registration is now open for the 2012 Sensors Expo & Conference, the only industry event in North America exclusively focused on sensors and sensor integrated systems MarketWire

Cloudwrangler's 'Office Essentials Bundle' Makes Transition to the Cloud Easier Than Ever
Verecloud, Inc.® (OTCBB: VCLD), creator of the Cloudwrangler™ app store for business, announced the launch of a new offering for businesses today; a complete Office Essentials Bundle of Cloud services MarketWire

Brewing Your Perfect Cup of Tea
(Family Features) Hot or iced, decaf or caffeinated, with milk or with sugar, there are a lot of ways to enjoy drinking one of the world's most popular beverages -- tea. In addition to knowing your preferred way of enjoying tea, it is important to know the right way to brew it. Below are some simple tips to ensure a flawless cup. MarketWire

Action Products (APII) Subsidiary Expects Growth of Over 300% by 2013
Action Products International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: APII) subsidiary, Core Wafer Systems, has announced the roll-out of the upgrade to their PDQ-WLR product line, which was designed specifically for Agilent Technologies (A) Parametric Testers. MarketWire

Parametric Sound Announces Date for Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Parametric Sound Corporation (OTCBB: PAMT), a leading innovator of audio products and solutions, today announced that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. PST, at Radisson Hotel San Diego - Rancho Bernardo, 11520 West Bernardo Court, San Diego, California 92127. MarketWire

Jaclyn, Inc. Announces Sale of Additional West New York, New Jersey Parking Lot
Jaclyn, Inc. (OTCQX: JCLY) (PINKSHEETS: JCLY) today announced that on January 20, 2012 the Company sold to 5818 Jefferson Realty, LLC one of its two remaining parking lots located in West New York, New Jersey. The lot was purchased for an aggregate gross cash purchase price of $375,000, less other normal and customary withholdings for real estate transactions of this type. MarketWire

Titan Resources International Corp. Announces CEO Interview
Titan Resources International Corp. (PINKSHEETS: TNRI) announced today that CEO Bill Akrivos was a featured guest interview earlier today at 10:25 AM on The Bill Chippas Radio Show (, a Business Talk Radio Show whose topics include Business News, Market Analysis and Investment Strategies MarketWire

Kilopass Names Semiconductor Industry Veteran James T. Lindstrom CFO
Kilopass Technology Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor logic non-volatile memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP), today named James T. Lindstrom as the company's Chief Financial Officer (CFO). His 30-years in high-tech corporate finance will help accelerate Kilopass' growth into a high-valuation semiconductor company MarketWire

Integrated Office Suites Enters the Chicago Market With Its First Executive Office Suites Center in the Heart of the Financial District
The recent financial turmoil has caused companies of all sizes to reevaluate how they conduct business, with a focus on the efficient utilization of assets and capital. Although the spirit of American ingenuity and entrepreneurship remains as strong as ever, there is a justified realization that expenses and overhead require more scrutiny than they've been subjected to in the past MarketWire

"Can I $ u a Shot -- of Espresso?"(TM) Get Free Coffee Thursday at Angora Cafe at BU When You Pay With Your Phone
PXT Money, a mobile payment and rewards company, welcomes college students back to school with free coffee and a chance to join the pay-by-phone revolution on Thursday, January 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Angora Cafe. Also look for PXT Money ambassadors, in PXT Money T-shirts, at Angora Cafe this Friday and Saturday nights after the BU hockey game against Maine at Agganis Arena MarketWire

National Museum of Health + Medicine Chicago Features Famed Pianist at February Benefit
Internationally renowned pianist George Lepauw will perform with acclaimed chamber orchestra Camerata Chicago led by Maestro Drostan Hall in a one of a kind performance February 11th at Chicago's elegant Murphy Auditorium to benefit the new National Museum of Health + Medicine Chicago which will open its doors to the public summer 2012 MarketWire

City of Tavares, Fla. and ARCADIS/Malcolm Pirnie Select Envista to Streamline Coordination of Infrastructure Projects and Public Events
Envista Corporation, the world's leading provider of enterprise right-of-way (ROW) coordination solutions via the web, today announced that the City of Tavares, Fla MarketWire

Adara Media Secures $12.4 M in Financing Led by August Capital
Global precision marketing platform company Adara Media Inc. has secured $12.4 million in funding from venture capital firm August Capital, with participation from existing investors Morgenthaler Ventures, Onset Ventures, and Baseline Ventures MarketWire

XcelMobility Information to Be Available Through Standard & Poor's Capital IQ Market Access Program
XcelMobility Inc MarketWire

Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. Signs Stocking Distributor to Market PetroLuxus Products
Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PRRY) is pleased to announce the Company has executed a Stocking Distributor Agreement with Timberline Assets, Ltd. of Colorado to market and sell PetroLuxus™ Technology Platform products. MarketWire

Judicial Watch Sues DOD and CIA for Records Detailing Possible Leak of bin Laden Classified Information to Hollywood Director
Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on January 13, 2012, against the U.S MarketWire

Poconos Family Resort Makes Winter Worth Waiting for
Woodloch Pines is a four-seasons, all-inclusive, Poconos family resort that offers something unique with each change of the weather. While winter conjures up thoughts of a crackling fireplace, hot cocoa with melted marshmallows and sprawling lazily with a cozy blanket and book, Woodloch Pines Resort has something else in mind. MarketWire Takes First Step Towards Becoming Fully Reporting; Company Plans to Have Its Shares Quoted on the OTCBB, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SEEK) today announced that it has taken the first step towards becoming a fully reporting Company once again. The Company has engaged the services of a Drake & Klein, a PCAOB registered accounting firm to perform two years of audited financials and to assist with the filing of a form 10. MarketWire

The Pennsylvania Personal Injury Attorneys of Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C. Discuss Cruise Ship Safety and Liability
The Philadelphia personal injury attorneys of Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C. discuss cruise ship safety and liability following the recent Costa Concordia accident. The recent sinking of the Costa Concordia cruise liner off the coast of Italy has raised awareness about the potential dangers of this form of travel as well as questions about who may be held liable for tragedies such as this MarketWire

Princeton Security Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: PSGY), Completes Radiation Sensor Testing on Large Displacement Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (LDUUV) With Boeing
New nuclear radiation detection tools from Princeton Gamma Tech Instruments (OTCBB: PSGY) were included in a series of tests performed by the Boeing Echo Ranger, autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) during recent testing in the Pacific Ocean, off Catalina Island, California. The test campaign allowed spectroscopic monitoring of the seabed MarketWire

MphasiS-Wyde's Wynsure System Goes Live at Symetra to Support Group Life and Disability Income Insurance Expansion
MphasiS-Wyde's Wynsure system recently went live at Symetra Life Insurance Company to support its growing group life and disability income insurance business. Wynsure handles all aspects of policy administration and billing. MarketWire

Synapse Wireless Expands Executive Team to Manage Growth
With the recent addition of two new global distributors to its International supply chain, Synapse Wireless® announced today the appointment of Pete Manno as Chief Operating Officer (COO) to its executive team MarketWire

Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation Launches 5-Year Breakthrough Goal
The Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation (SSF) is kicking off 2012 by launching a bold 5-Year Breakthrough Goal: MarketWire

Omnigon Communications and Comedy Central Create Innovative Facebook App for Stand-Up Month
Comedy Central and Omnigon Communications announced the launch of the Stand-Up Showdown Facebook Application focused on the beginning of Comedy Central's annual Stand-Up Month. The application provides fans with a social platform to engage in the process of choosing the best comedians for Comedy Central's Friday night broadcasts. MarketWire

MEDecision Again Demonstrates Leading Interoperability at IHE Connectathon 2012
MEDecision, the leading provider of collaborative health management solutions, has again achieved full pass certification for its interoperability tests with other healthcare IT systems at the 2012 Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) North American Connectathon, held January 9-13 in Chicago MarketWire

Kenexa Seminar on Business Performance Based on Feedback Features Oakland Athletics General Manager Billy Beane
Billy Beane, the vice president and general manager of the Oakland Athletics, whose unique management approach was detailed in the bestselling book "Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game," discusses how he transformed his organization using out-of-the-box thinking at an upcoming Kenexa-sponsored seminar on business performance. MarketWire

Epicor Congratulates Foot Locker for Garnering Retail TouchPoints' Customer Engagement Award
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today congratulated retail customer Foot Locker on being named a 'Customer Engagement Award' winner by Retail TouchPoints (RTP) -- an online publishing network for retail executives MarketWire

C2C Improves Data Collection, Reduces eDiscovery Costs and Risk With Automated PST Management
C2C, a leading provider of email, file and messaging management solutions, has upgraded its full suite of products for simplifying email and PST file management and will be showcasing those solutions at LegalTech New York 2012. Email data and PST container files pose a significant risk to organizations involved in litigation or compliance matters MarketWire

Affinia Hotels Leads in Customer Satisfaction Among Upper Upscale Hotels
For two consecutive quarters, Affinia Hotels, a boutique hotel company with seven properties in midtown Manhattan, Chicago and Washington, D.C., scored highest in customer satisfaction among upper upscale hotels in Q2 and Q3. The brand beat top competitors (scoring a 93.8 in Q3), including Ritz-Carlton, Sofitel, Omni Hotels and W Hotels MarketWire

Bechtel Team Completes Construction of Dulles Rail Tunnel
The Bechtel-led team building the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, under a contract from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, has successfully completed the tunnel that will carry the future rail line under a portion of Tysons Corner, Virginia, just outside of Washington, D.C. MarketWire

OnLive Kicks Off Launch of KONAMI's Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 With Play 2 Win Sweepstakes
OnLive, the pioneer of on-demand cloud gaming, announced today that KONAMI's highly anticipated game Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 is now available for instant play on the OnLive® Game Service MarketWire

NCSBN Holds Successful World Café Education Meeting
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®) hosted "Shaping the Future of Nursing Education: A New Vision for Approval & Accreditation" which brought together more than 200 nursing educators, regulators and accreditors from across the country MarketWire

Shorr Packaging Donates Packaging Equipment to Vincennes University Logistics Program
Shorr Packaging Corp., a leading provider of packaging solutions, is donating state-of-the-art equipment to the Vincennes University Logistics Training and Education Center. The facility is designed to help logistics students, as well as packaging industry professionals in the area, get hands-on training in material handling and see demonstrations of cutting-edge packaging equipment. MarketWire

National Family Mortgage Answers Call for Industry Transparency
National Family Mortgage, America's premier peer-to-peer lending solution for home loans between relatives, today announced its support for SlashDeclare, a collaborative movement from innovative financial services companies wanting a more productive, fair and transparent system for everyone MarketWire

WorkForce Software to Automate RP 755 Compliance and Proactively Manage Employee Fatigue for TPC Group
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, announces that TPC Group has selected its EmpCenter® suite to provide automated fatigue management as part of a comprehensive workforce management solution. MarketWire

Excella Consulting Approved as Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) by Project Management Institute (PMI)
Excella Consulting today announced it has been certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) starting January 1, 2012. R.E.P MarketWire

Stylesight Announces Live Launch of 'Stylesight Sourcing'
Stylesight (, the industry-leading global content and technology provider for professionals in the style, fashion and design sectors, launches Stylesight Sourcing powered by Panjiva, the leading source of objective information on global trade and overseas suppliers. Subscribers to Stylesight MarketWire

The Convergence of Sustainability and Social Media to Become Prevalent in 2012
Wizness, the online network dedicated to sustainability professionals, today announced it has partnered with the Social Media Sustainability Index (SMI) to identify social media sustainability best practices and trends. The newly released report, "The SMI and Wizness Social Media Sustainability Index," http://socialmediainfluence MarketWire

Canadian Record Label FrostByte Entertainment Changes Name to FrostByte Media Inc.
FrostByte Media Inc. President and CEO Albert Zgarka confirmed that as part of a management re-organization the company has re-branded its name to FrostByte Media Inc. FrostByte, an independent full service record label was launched in 2011 and operated by Albert Zgarka, managing director (now President) and Tom Treumuth, co-MD (now vice president, A/R) and CEO of Hypnotic International MarketWire

Elmira Savings Bank Announces Four New Directors
The Elmira Savings Bank (NASDAQ: ESBK) is pleased to announce the election of four new members to their Board of Directors. MarketWire

American Community Development, Inc. Announces the Cancellation of a Letter of Intent to Acquire Significant Oil and Gas Production and Reserves
American Community Development, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ACDP), by mutual agreement, has cancelled a Letter of Intent to acquire oil and gas assets from CJSC Chedty Neft of Russia. MarketWire

North Springs Resources Completes Planning for Phase One Exploration at Formerly Producing Imperial Gold and Silver Property in Nevada
North Springs Resources Corp. (OTCBB: NSRS)(PINKSHEETS: NSRS) (the "Company" or "North Springs") is pleased to announce that the Company has completed final planning of a detailed operational budget for phase one exploration at the Imperial Gold/Silver Property located in Esmeralda Country, Nevada, USA. Phase one exploration expenditures are expected to exceed $250,000 in 2012. MarketWire

Tier One Partners Named PR Agency of Record for DA-Desk
Tier One Partners, LLC, a full-service public relations agency that offers "all senior talent, all the time," today announced it has been selected as the agency of record for DA-Desk, the largest independent provider of port cost management services to the shipping industry. Tier One was retained to generate greater awareness of the company, which is headquartered in the United Arab Emirates MarketWire

Gold Dynamics Announces Appointment of New President
Gold Dynamics Corp. (the "Company") (OTCBB: GLDN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Kirk as President effective January 24, 2012. MarketWire

Addictive Mobility Set to Participate at Dx3 Canada
Addictive Mobility has been chosen to appear in two exhibits at the first Dx3 Canada trade show. The Toronto conference gathers over 100 of Canada's top digital solution providers for free seminars, exhibits and speaker series. MarketWire

iMedicor to Provide CMS-Certified Gateway for Secure and Private Exchange of Health Information Over the Internet
iMedicor (PINKSHEETS: VMCI) today announced it is adding esMD (Electronic Submission of Medical Data) and HIH (Health Information Handler) technology and certifications to iMedicor's flagship service, the HIPAA-compliant Social Health Information Exchange (SocialHIE) MarketWire

CafeMom Launches MamasLatinas, the First Bilingual Online Destination to Serve Hispanic Mothers in the United States
Today, CafeMom launched MamásLatinas (, the first bilingual website to serve Hispanic mothers living in the United States. The site launch comes at an apt time for a growing audience -- by 2014, one in four moms online will be Hispanic MarketWire

Telepin Software Reaches Major Milestone; Surpasses One Million Merchants
Telepin Software, a leading provider of mobile money transaction platforms, today announced that the company has reached several significant milestones, including surpassing one million merchants active on its global customers' mobile money networks MarketWire

Safelite AutoGlass(R) Honored With Columbus 2011 Consumers' Choice Award
Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation's largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, has been recognized with a Columbus 2011 Consumers' Choice Award® in the category of Auto Glass Repair and Replacement for the ninth consecutive year. MarketWire

MicroAutomation Releases MicroMessenger(TM) Powered by Voxeo
Today, live from the Call Center Summit conference in Orlando, FL, MicroAutomation, a leading provider of contact center solutions, and Voxeo, the leading provider of Unlocked Communications™, announce that MicroMessenger™ has become the first Voxeo Connect Certified Partner Application MarketWire

Kwaga Announces the Release of Its Beta Program for for Outlook
Kwaga, the creator of the semantic analysis platform dedicated to emails, announced today that its flagship product is now available for Outlook. for Outlook is in the beta program stage (signup) and available as a plug-in that is compatible with Outlook 2007 and 2010 for Windows. MarketWire

Independent Research Firm Reports United Community Banks, Inc. Earns Highest Customer Satisfaction Rating in U.S. for 2011
According to independent research firm, Customer Service Profiles (CSP), United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) in 2011 earned the highest customer satisfaction rating of all banks they studied nationwide. The performance also was the highest for the bank since CSP began measuring its progress in 2003. MarketWire

Bradford Networks Named Winner of eSchool Media's 2012 Readers' Choice Awards
Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced that its flagship product, Network Sentry, has been recognized by eSchool Media as a winner of its 2012 Readers' Choice Awards MarketWire

John Thomas Financial Expands Investment Banking Division
John Thomas Financial, a full service independent broker/dealer and investment-banking firm located in New York City's Financial District, today announced the appointment of Avi Mirman as Head of Investment Banking. Mr MarketWire

Tempco, Inc. Announces Cancellation of Letter of Intent of a Business Combination
Tempco, Inc. (Tempco) (OTCBB: TEMO), a shell company, announced today that because the conditions to the previously announced proposed "reverse merger" with Esio Franchise, Inc. (previously announced on December 28, 2010) could not be met, all efforts to achieve the transaction have ceased MarketWire

Experian QAS Launches New Medical and Insurance Compliance Tool
Experian® QAS®, a part of Experian Marketing Services and a leading provider of address verification software and services, today launched QASmedWatch(SM), an online medical and insurance compliance tool that allows companies to search for medical professionals who have either opted out or been excluded from federal funding programs. MarketWire

Fusion Enters Into Exclusive Cloud Services, Voice and Data Solutions Agreement With GNYHA Group Purchasing Organizations
Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. (OTCBB: FSNN) today announced that it has entered into an exclusive Group Purchasing agreement for Cloud Services and Communications Solutions with the group purchasing organizations (GPOs) Essensa and Innovatix, LLC., subsidiaries of GNYHA Ventures, Inc. MarketWire

Serabi Gold plc ("Serabi" or the "Company") Placing of 27,300,000 Units to Raise £2.73 Million at a Price of 10.0 Pence per Unit
Serabi Gold plc (AIM: SRB) (TSX: SBI) (TSX: SBI.WT), the Brazilian-focused gold exploration Company, is pleased to announce that it has conditionally placed ("the Placing") 27,300,000 Units at a price of 10.0 pence per Unit (the "Placing Price"). Each Unit comprises one new Ordinary Share of 5 MarketWire

Acquia Announces Two New Board Members
Acquia, the leading provider of commercial solutions for Drupal, today announced the appointment of industry veterans Thomas Bogan and Paul Sallaberry to its Board of Directors. The new independent Board members bring to Acquia expertise in building global, enterprise companies and successfully scaling disruptive technology innovation into existing and new markets MarketWire

Endeavour Silver Review of Exploration Results in 2011 and Plans for 2012
Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE: EXK)(FRANKFURT: EJD) released today a review of the Company's exploration results in 2011 and its exploration plans for 2012. MarketWire

Star Analytics and QlikTech Team to Streamline Data Access for Business Discovery
Star Analytics, Inc., the leader in application process automation and integration software, and QlikTech, a leader in Business Discovery -- user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), today announced they have strengthened their partnership to help customers quickly and easily access data in Oracle for business decisions. MarketWire

EXTEDO Extends Product Family to Help Life Sciences Firms Comply With New European Drug Safety Regulations
EXTEDO, a key eRegulatory Affairs solutions provider for life sciences firms, today announced a new solution -- MPDmanager™ -- to help life sciences firms comply with the new pharmacovigilance legislation (EVMPD) announced by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) MarketWire

Safe Bulkers, Inc. to Host Investor and Analyst Day in New York City on Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SB) announced today that the Company will host an Investor and Analyst Day in New York City on Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm ET. MarketWire

Reed's Inc. Announces Record Revenues Increase 23% to $25 Million for 2011
Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, announced today that annual revenues increased 23% to more than $25 million for 2011. The fourth quarter of 2011 marked the 9th consecutive quarter of 20%-plus growth. MarketWire

Hedge Fund Veteran Andrew S. Schneider Named CEO of Rotoblock Corp. (RTBC.OB)
Rotoblock Corp. (OTCBB: RTBC), a publicly-owned California-based corporation investing in emerging technology opportunities in China, has appointed veteran Hedge Fund manager Andrew S. Schneider as Chief Executive Officer. The CEO appointment follows the 2011 acquisition of daifuWaste Management Holding Limited, a medical waste treatment company with headquarters in Beijing. MarketWire

SET Corp Closes $1.5 Million Private Offering for Phase One Bakken Shale Expansion of ProWater's Centerline Facilities Into North Dakota and Montana
Sustainable Environmental Technologies (SET Corp) (OTCQB: SETS) (PINKSHEETS: SETS) has closed a private placement (the "Private Placement") for the sale of 15 million units of securities of the Company ("Units"), at a price of $0 MarketWire Poll Shows GOP Candidate Cherilyn Eagar Leading in Utah's 2nd Congressional District
A poll of Utah's 2nd District that surveyed 1,291 Salt Lake County Republican activists named businesswoman and conservative activist Cherilyn Eagar the double-digit front runner with a 10-point lead. MarketWire

Nexsan Recognized in CRN Magazine's Data Center 100 for Data Center Efficiency, Performance and ROI
Nexsan®, a leading provider of data storage systems, today announced that the company's E-Series and E5000 storage systems have been named in the 2012 Data Center 100 list of top technologies by CRN Magazine MarketWire

Oracle Announces Oracle Utilities Mobile Workforce Management 2.1 and Oracle Utilities Mobile Workforce Analytics
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Oracle Utilities Announces Successful Participation in International Electrotechnical Commission's Common Information Model Standards Interoperability Testing
DistribuTECH -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire Releases ARO(R) 2012, the Newest Version of the Popular PC Optimization and Cleaning Tool (NASDAQ: SPRT) today announced the release of ARO 2012, the latest version of the popular PC optimization and cleaning program for Windows® computers. MarketWire

Oracle Announces Oracle Utilities Meter Data Analytics
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Consumers Get Plugged In With New Cisco HomePlug AV Powerline Solutions
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), the worldwide leader in networking, today announced a suite of Linksys® HomePlug AV Powerline solutions that allow consumers to use their home network by using their existing home electrical wiring MarketWire

Applied DNA Sciences CEO James Hayward to Testify at NY State Senate Hearing on Strategies to Ensure Academic Testing Security
Dr. James A. Hayward, President and CEO of Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN), has been invited by the Chairman of the New York Senate Higher Education Committee to speak about APDN's digitalDNA™ technology to help block cheating on standardized tests such as the SAT college entrance exam MarketWire

Valentine's Day Gifts: Not Just for Spouses Any More
Today, remembering Cupid and his quiver of arrows has become a festive affair that extends to family, friends and loved ones as a way to commemorate and celebrate the bonds of affection that link them all together. MarketWire

Fippex Closes $1.4 Million Round of New Capital
Fippex, a provider of cloud-based, client enablement software, announced the completion of raising $1.4 million in new capital from a Chicago based group of angel investors. MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Announces Availability of Ultra-Rugged Galatea(TM) Solid-State Drive
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced the availability of its ultra-rugged Galatea™ solid-state drive (SSD) that provides high performance for a wide range of computer and vehicle applications operating in the harshest environments MarketWire

Bull & Bush Brewery Puts Dry Hopping in the Hands of the Beer Drinker
The Bull & Bush Pub and Brewery, Colorado's favorite watering hole, today announced Whole Hop Infusion, a process that brings the art and science of dry hopping tableside for the uninitiated to the geekiest of beer geeks. Currently available at the Bull & Bush in Denver, guests can now get a pour of beer, infused in real-time with their hop variety of choice MarketWire

enXco Signs Turbine Supply Agreement With REpower for 50 MW
enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, has signed a turbine supply agreement with German turbine manufacturer REpower Systems SE for 25 MM92 2.05 megawatt wind turbine generators. These turbines will supplement a previous order with REpower to supply the full capacity of the 102.5 MW Shiloh IV Wind Project located in Solano County, California. MarketWire

BSQUARE Corporation Reports Inducement Grants Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)
BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR), a leading enabler of smart, connected devices, today announced that on January 18, 2012 the Compensation Committee of its Board of Directors approved the grant of stock options to purchase an aggregate of 161,450 shares of Bsquare common stock to 55 new employees, the majority of whom joined Bsquare as a result of the MPC Data acquisition. MarketWire

Zenprise Achieves Tremendous Growth in 2011
Continues unprecedented momentum Quadruples MDM customers worldwide Increases annual bookings by 400 percent Industry analyst firms, including Forrester, estimate that the Mobile Device Management (MDM) market may grow to $6.6 billion by 2015. Zenprise's achievements in 2011 showcase why the company is well positioned as the leader in this market. In 2011, Zenprise®, Inc MarketWire

Top Free Apps Publisher Calls on Fans to Redesign Brand: Mobile Deluxe
Mobile Deluxe, publisher of top free games Solitaire Deluxe® and Big Win Slots™, unveiled a new logo and website inspired and voted upon by its players. The loyal following of fans contributed significantly in the rebranding effort to capture what they love about games made by Mobile Deluxe. MarketWire

Disaster Averted: Instant Communication Saves Lives in Latin America
Today, mBlox, a leader in mobile consumer interaction and payments, and InSTEDD, a pioneer in integrating social and technological approaches to solving humanitarian issues, announced they will be working together to improve the health, safety and development of at-risk communities in Latin America. MarketWire

Whamcloud CTO Honored as One of HPCwire's 'People to Watch' in 2012
Whamcloud, a venture-backed company formed from a worldwide network of high-performance computing (HPC) storage industry veterans, today announced that Whamcloud CTO Eric Barton has been named one of HPCwire's 'People to Watch' in 2012 MarketWire

Scribe Launches SPARK Solution Developer Program for SaaS ISVs, Implementation Partners, and Consultants
Scribe, the leader in CRM data integration solutions, announced the launch of the Scribe SPARK Solution Developer Program for SaaS providers, channel partners, systems integrators, and other business technology consultants MarketWire

Solo International, Inc. Announces Property Acquisition and Joins Rare Earth Rush
Solo International, Inc. (OTCQB: SLIO) (PINKSHEETS: SLIO) "Solo International" or "the Company," a exploration and development mining company with a focus on deposits of rare earth metals and rare earth elements, announced today the following property acquisition, through its wholly owned subsidiary, 9252-4768 Quebec, Inc. MarketWire

New Scribe Online Service Offers Simplicity and Superior Integration Performance
Scribe, the leader in CRM data integration, announced the launch of Scribe Online Synchronization Services (SYS), the 2nd service delivered on the Scribe Online cloud integration platform. Scribe Online SYS is an alternative to integration middleware, simplifying synchronization between CRM and other business applications MarketWire

Protegrity Extends HP NonStop Server Support to Include Data Security Tokenization
Protegrity USA, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end data security solutions, announces further support for HP's family of Integrity NonStop Servers, the mainstay of large-scale enterprises used across virtually every business sector MarketWire

Ramtron Introduces World's Lowest Energy Nonvolatile Memory
Ramtron International Corporation (NASDAQ: RMTR), the leading developer and supplier of nonvolatile ferroelectric random access memory (F-RAM) and integrated semiconductor products, today announced the world's lowest energy nonvolatile memory product MarketWire

World's Largest Adult Social Network Comes to United States
Social Sex, the world's largest adult social network in which adults can meet other men, women and couples in their area for a sexual rendezvous, is now available to American consumers. With more than 20 million members worldwide, Social Sex guarantees consumers will meet up with like-minded singles and couples who just want to get it on. MarketWire

Equilar Addresses Major Need for Nonprofit Compensation Benchmarking
Equilar, the leading provider of executive compensation benchmarking and research solutions, today announced the release of Equilar Insight Nonprofit™, an innovative tool to help nonprofit organizations measure and set compensation for executives and other senior professionals. MarketWire

RTI Targets Expansion in New Industries and Global Markets

Naked Princess Announces Launch of Luxury Lifestyle Brand That Redefines Beauty
Intimate beauty and innerwear as a means for transformation.Naked Princess is a new luxury brand that believes in "boudoir as a state of mind" and has created a sophisticated online world, couture lingerie, scent-based body & lip products, and digital content to spread their lifestyle vision MarketWire

SeeChange Health Reports Substantial Growth in Value-Based Businesses, Projects a 600% Increase in Revenue for 2012
SeeChange Health (, an innovator in value-based benefit design solutions to improve health and reduce health care costs, today announced that the company's growth is accelerating and is on pace to exceed $50 million in revenue over the next 12 months. MarketWire

Northeast Automotive Holdings Announces New Business Strategy and Planned Acquisition
Northeast Automotive Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: NEAU) (PINKSHEETS: NEAU) announced today its plans to pivot its business to become a domestic oil production and exploration company. As the first step in reshaping its business, NEAU has entered into a binding Memorandum of Understanding (the "MOU") with Uniontown Energy, Inc MarketWire

MapR Appoints Former VMware Veteran as Senior Director of Business Development
MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the industry's most advanced distribution for Apache Hadoop, announced today that it has appointed Alan Geary as senior director of worldwide business development. Alan will be responsible for directing MapR's ecosystem of partner relationships as the company continues to expand operations and build out its partner network. MarketWire

Seven Arts Announces Execution of Definitive Agreement to Acquire Michery Music Assets
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) ("Seven Arts") announced today that it has executed a definitive agreement with David Michery to acquire his music assets. Mr. Michery is a music industry veteran with an extensive track record of accomplishments MarketWire

Online Work Pioneer Elance Raises Capital to Fuel Growth
Elance, the Internet platform used by businesses to gain instant access to 1 million independent workers online, today announced that it has secured $16 Million in expansion capital led by the Stripes Group with existing investors, New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, participating MarketWire

Anderson Plumbing Heating & Air Announces Extended Hours
Anderson Plumbing Heating & Air ( has extended their normal service hours to seven days a week, from 7am to 7pm. According to Mary Jean Anderson, president of Anderson Plumbing Heating & Air, "Many of our customers are busy professionals and families where the parents are working so it's difficult for them to be available during typical business hours MarketWire

US Foods Rolls Out First Natural Gas Vehicles in Oklahoma City
As part of its continued commitment to sustainable practices, US Foods today announced that its Oklahoma City Division is using five new trucks that run on compressed natural gas. Natural gas is cleaner burning than gasoline, and reduces ozone-forming emissions by an average of 80 percent when compared to gasoline vehicles. MarketWire

27 Individuals Invited to Participate in NOLAbound Program to Showcase New Orleans as Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Today, The Downtown Development District of New Orleans, Greater New Orleans, Inc., and The Idea Village are excited to introduce the 27 individuals who have been selected to visit New Orleans and participate in the NOLAbound program in March 2012 MarketWire

Novation Selects Oracle(R) Exadata Database Machine to Improve Performance and Scale of Health Care Supply Chain Analytics Platform
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Hey Girl, You Didn't Vote for Me? Tebow & Clooney Beat Ryan Gosling in Popularity Primaries

xMatters Launches Highly Anticipated Version 5.0
xMatters, inc., the relevance engine company, announces its most comprehensive software release to date, version 5.0 MarketWire

Intersil Introduces Industry's Lowest Voltage, Micropower RS-485/RS-422 Transceiver Family
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) today introduced the ISL3261x series of RS-485/RS-422 transmitters and receivers designed to meet the strict power budgets of battery and remote sensing applications. Operating from an industry-low 1 MarketWire

Infortrend Named to UBM Channel's CRN Data Center 100
Infortrend® (TPE: 2495) today announced it has been named to CRN's 2012 Data Center 100 list. This annual list recognizes technology vendors for powering, supporting and protecting today's data center services in an environmentally and economically friendly manner, while boosting efficiency and productivity. MarketWire

Milwaukee Electric Tool Powers Customer Service With AltiGen's MaxACD
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN) (PINKSHEETS: ATGN), the leading provider of integrated Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions, today announced that Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. has deployed AltiGen's MaxACD contact center solution for Microsoft Lync. MarketWire

Simplee Adds Support for New Insurers, Covers 80% of US Health Insurance Market
Simplee, the best way to save money on medical bills, today announced that it has added 23 new insurance payers and BlueCross BlueShield state plans to its roster of covered health insurance plans. With these additions, Simplee covers nearly 80% of the U.S. health insurance market. MarketWire

3:Super 8 Gives Race Fans Chance at Stock Car Tickets, Free Hotel Stay
Race fans across the country have a chanceto win tickets to an upcoming stock car race of their choice along withthree free hotel nights at any Super8® hotel, courtesy of the hotel brand's Stock Car Sweepstakes. MarketWire

Arteris Concludes Profitable CY 2011 With 100% Growth in Licensees
Arteris, Inc., the inventor and leading supplier of network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect IP solutions, today announced that it has finished the twelve months of 2011 with an accounting profit based on strong revenue growth MarketWire

Lion Street Builds Momentum and Announces 2012 Expansion Plans
Lion Street, the life insurance distribution company founded by Bob Carter, announces its 2012 growth plan after achieving strong first year results. Having exceeded its goals for both revenue and new firms, Lion Street's 51 Advisor-Owners representing 33 firms have created the momentum for continued success this year. MarketWire

Rental Property Certification Program From Provides Independent 3rd Party Protection for Tenants and Property Managers
The home rental sector is one of the brightestspots in the U.S. housing market, and forecasts indicate that this trendwill continue in 2012, particularly in the single-family segment. Ashomeowners have been turned into renters due to the housing crisis, theprofile of the average U.S. tenant has shifted MarketWire

BRS Resources Announces NI-51-101 Compliant Report on Italian Oil & Gas Reserves
BRS Resources (TSX VENTURE: BRS) ("BRS" or the "Company") announced that Chapman Petroleum Engineering Ltd. ("Chapman"), a qualified reserves evaluator, has prepared a National Instrument 51-101 compliant report (the "Report") estimating reserves and future net revenues for the Company's effective working interest of 17.15% before payout and 24 MarketWire

Isabel Healthcare and BMJ Group Introduce "Isabel With Best Practice" -- the Next Generation Medical Knowledge System
Isabel Healthcare and BMJ Group today introduced Isabel with Best Practice, a powerful diagnosis and treatment decision aid that combines the strengths of both companies' existing systems to help clinicians diagnose and treat faster and more accurately at the point of care. MarketWire

EnerNOC Selected to Implement Automated Demand Response Program for Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities Company
EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), the world's leading provider of demand response applications and services, announced today from the DistribuTECH conference (Booth #4029) that it will implement an automated demand response (AutoDR) program for Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU) MarketWire

SilverSun Technologies Acquires Certain Assets of IncorTech, a Leading Sage Software Reseller in Southern California
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: SSNTA) announced today that the Company's subsidiary, SWK Technologies, Inc., the premier total solutions provider specializing in business software for manufacturers and distributors, has acquired the Sage software customer accounts of IncorTech, a Southern California-based Sage business partner. MarketWire

Beach Business Bank Officer Completes Rigorous Anti-Money Laundering Training
Beach Business Bank (OTCBB: BBBC) (the"Bank"), is pleased to announce that Andrea Parker, AVP & Operations RiskOfficer, has successfully completed a rigorous training program and earnedthe Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, or CAMS, designation MarketWire

Kessler Foundation Awards $425,000 Grant to University of Alaska Disability Employment Initiative
Kessler Foundation awarded a $425,000 Signature Employment Grant to the Center for Human Development (CHD) at University of Alaska-Anchorage to advance employment opportunities for people with disability caused by traumatic brain injury. This Signature Grant is part of the more than $2.7 million in disability employment grants awarded by the Foundation in 2011 MarketWire

REMINDER: Repros to Hold Analyst & Investor Day in New York on January 25th, 2012
Repros Therapeutics Inc.® (NASDAQ: RPRX)today reminds investors that it will hold an Analyst and Investor Day onWednesday, January 25, 2012. Presentations will be from 9:00am to 12:00pm(EST) at the Millennium Broadway Hotel located at 145 West 44th Street,NYC MarketWire

TIBCO Founder and CEO to Speak at World Economic Forum in Switzerland
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that Founder and CEO Vivek Ranadivé will join a panel of experts at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, which runs Jan. 25-29 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. The interactive discussion, entitled "From Data to Decision", will commence Jan MarketWire

Continuum Honored With Seven Good Design Awards and Red Dot Design Award
Continuum, a global innovation and designconsultancy, today announced that the company has received seven GoodDesign Awards and a Red Dot Design Award, two of the world's mostprestigious design awards programs, taking their total award count for 2011award count to 36. MarketWire

Global Ecology Produces Its First Organic Soil Amendment in Alabama
Global Ecology Corporation (GEC) (OTCQB: GLEC) (PINKSHEETS: GLEC), through its wholly owned subsidiary GEC Organics, has produced its first supply of organic soil amendment, OSA1000. MarketWire

Sonian Announces Partnership With Tech Data Corporation
Sonian, the pioneer in cloud-powered archivingand search, today announced its partnership with Tech Data Corporation(NASDAQ: TECD), one of the world's largest wholesale distributors oftechnology products. Under this agreement, Sonian email archiving solutionwill be distributed through Tech Data's network of over 60,000 value addedresellers (VARs). MarketWire

Lantronix to Present at 2012 Merriman Investor Summit on February 1, 2012
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced today announced that the company management will present at the 2012 Merriman Investor Summit on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at the InterContinental New York Hotel in New York City. MarketWire

Auric Systems Selects Riak to Meet PCI Compliance Requirements for Archway, the Marketing Logistics and Fulfillment Leader to the Fortune 1000
Basho Technologies, the leader in highly available, distributed data store technologies, announced today that Auric Systems International, a leader in merchant transaction processing solutions, relies on Basho's Riak to power its PaymentVault™ solution for PCI compliance MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software Unveils New Commissioned Research Linking Business Process Results to Data Quality Alignment
Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks®, Inc MarketWire

Maxymiser Appoints Shawn Jones as Senior Solutions Consultant
Maxymiser, the global expert in multivariate testing, personalization and optimization solutions, continues to increase its North American expansion today announcing the appointment of Shawn Jones, formerly with Adobe, as Senior Solutions Consultant. MarketWire

GammaTech Adds to Popular RT10 Line of Fully Rugged Industrial-Strength Tablet PCs
GammaTech Computer Corp., a major international manufacturer and supplier of innovative notebook and tablet computers, has added another model to its line of RT10 fully rugged computers designed and built to stand up to the daily grind found in industrial applications. The new RT10C features a touch-screen, 10.2" wide display and Windows 7 compatibility MarketWire

Jaybridge Robotics Sponsors MIT Battlecode Programming Competition 2012
Jaybridge Robotics, a rapidly growing developer of software solutions for autonomous vehicles, is pleased to announce sponsorship of the 2012 MIT Battlecode Programming Competition. The tournament, now in its 11th year, is open to teams from MIT and other institutions. Competitors must develop autonomous virtual robots to compete in the computer game Battlecode; the robots must cooperate to win MarketWire

PremierWest Bancorp Announces Fourth Quarter Results
PremierWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PRWT) announcedresults for the fourth quarter and year ending December 31, 2011, asfollows: MarketWire

Workday Financial Management and Human Capital Management Selected by Sallie Mae
Workday Inc. today announced that Sallie Mae (NASDAQ: SLM), the nation's leading provider of education financing, has selected Workday Financial Management after a successful deployment of Workday Human Capital Management (HCM). Workday is the leader in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for global human resources (HR), payroll, and financial management. MarketWire

eQuest Names Harold L. Levy as Senior Vice President of Global Interactive Media
eQuest, the global leader in job posting and Internet recruitment management services, today announced that Harold L. Levy, former strategy executive for such firms as Bayard, Bernard Hodes and TMP, will join the company as Senior Vice President of Global Interactive Media MarketWire

Carbon Design Systems Posts Record Sales
Carbon Design Systems™ announced today that it closed calendar year 2011, recording its fifth consecutive year of growth driven by its leading virtual prototyping solutions for architects and firmware teams using the ARM® Cortex™ intellectual property (IP) family. MarketWire

Celebrities and Industry VIPs Make Strong Showing at Barrett-Jackson
The 41st Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction hosted more than 250,000 attendees this week, some of whom stood out from the crowd due to their notable celebrity status. MarketWire

Global IT Survey Highlights Enthusiasm Over Tablets in the Enterprise, Shows Customization, Collaboration and Virtualization as Key Features
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced findings from a global survey of IT managers' perceptions about tablet form-factor mobile devices in the enterprise. MarketWire

Presenter Lineup Announced for April 4 - 5 Aberdeen Group 2012 Supply Chain Management Summit
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the presenter lineup for its 2012 Supply Chain Management (SCM) Summit being held April 4 - 5 at the Swissotel in Chicago. The theme of the event is "A View from Above: Transformational Initiatives for The Chief Supply Chain Officer". MarketWire

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Deploys ZL Technologies' Archiving and E-Discovery Solutions
ZL Technologies Inc.(ZL), the leader in records management, archiving, compliance and e-discovery software for large enterprises, announced today that Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. has deployed ZL's Unified Archive® (UA) to solve its in-house e-mail archiving needs. MarketWire

iTeknik Holding Corporation CEO Fred Wicks Talks to 'The Stock Radio' About Its Core Business and Strategy for Growth
iTeknik Holding Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ITKH), a leader in the global communications market, today announced that its Chairman and CEO, Fred Wicks, was interviewed by In the interview Mr. Wicks discusses iTeknik Holding Corporation's growth strategy. In addition, Mr MarketWire

Loma Linda University Medical Center Awards Colocation Contract to C7 Data Centers
C7 Data Centers (C7) today announced it has been selected to provide data center services to Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC). This multi-year service contract was awarded following an extensive national evaluation and selection process provided by DataCenterAndColocation, a colocation consulting company, involving multiple data center service providers. MarketWire

Angel Management Group and Hakkasan Ltd. Partner to Launch Fine-Dining and Nightlife Concept at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
Leading entertainment and nightlife company Angel Management Group (AMG) and Hakkasan Ltd., a prestigious global restaurant brand, announced today a partnership to launch a Michelin-starred luxury-dining brand combined with a lavish new nightclub at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino MarketWire

Weiss Ratings: Southwestern Banks Show Signs of Turnaround
Southwestern banks and thrifts(1) led the nation in showing signs of a turnaround based on key ratios related to profitability and asset quality, according to a new analysis by Weiss Ratings, a leading independent rating agency of U.S. financial institutions MarketWire

Shanghai HDIC Picks Tensilica's HiFi Audio DSP for Digital Television System-on-Chip
Tensilica®, Inc. today announced that Shanghai High Definition Digital Technology Industrial Corporation (HDIC) has selected Tensilica's HiFi Audio DSP for its audio requirements for a digital television (DTV) SOC (system-on-chip) for the Chinese DTV market. MarketWire

SEO Website Provider, WebFindYou, Unveils New Features to Its Web and SEO Platform
SEO Website provider and expert Search Engine Optimization Company, WebFindYou, releases yet another enhancement to its Web and SEO Platform, the WebFindYou Platform, which provides companies and small business owners insight into which online marketing campaigns are the most successful. With this information, ineffective marketing dollars can be reduced in order to maximize marketing ROI. MarketWire

Abanaki's Oil Skimmer Line Ideal for Cleaning Water Used in Fracking
Abanaki Corporation ( announced that several models in its industrial oil skimmer line are helping natural gas drillers to be environmentally responsible concerning the cleaning and disposal of fracking wastewater MarketWire

iSirona Wins CentraCare Health System Contract for Medical Device Connectivity
iSirona®, a provider of simplified solutions for medical device integration, today announced that St. Cloud, Minnesota-based CentraCare Health System has chosen to implement iSirona's device connectivity technology. CentraCare will use iSirona's solution to channel the delivery of patient data from ventilators throughout the hospital into its Epic EMR. MarketWire

True Wireless Launches Industry-Leading Large-Scale Mobile Device Deployment Solution
True Wireless, a leading enterprise wireless solutions provider, announced the launch of True Wireless Mobile Device Deployment Solutions (MDDS) -- the first truly large-scale turn-key deployment solution for mobile wireless devices in the wireless industry. MarketWire

Kumho Electric Introduces UL Approved 200W Induction Lamp
Expanding its line of Econergy induction lighting, Kumho Electric has introduced a 200W lamp/generator set. The new unit is among the first 200W globe-style induction lamps to receive UL approval. MarketWire

O'Reilly Auto Parts AutoRama to Turbocharge Three Days of Cars and Competition at Dallas Market Hall
The 52nd Annual O'Reilly Auto Parts AutoRama will kick into high gear with extreme competitions, one-of-a-kind exhibits and hundreds of customized rides from Friday, Feb. 17 through Sunday, Feb. 19. One of the longest running and largest indoor auto shows in America, AutoRama will fill Dallas Market Hall with the finest Hot Rods and powerful muscle cars in the area. MarketWire

Opportunity International Gains Funding to Expand Technology and Training Programs, Provide Financial Tools to the World's Poorest Citizens
A vast number of families who live in the developing world will soon gain expanded access to the financial tools available through Opportunity International, due to a three-year grant from Credit Suisse's Microfinance Capacity Building Initiative. MarketWire

VFA Reports 36 New Customers and Profitable Growth in 2011
VFA, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced profitable growth and the addition of 36 new customers in 2011, including Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, the City of Buffalo, Florida International University and the University of Rochester MarketWire

Kerio Launches Kerio Operator 1.2, Making IP Voice a Seamless Part of the IT Infrastructure
Kerio Technologies today announced the newest version of its award-winning IP PBX phone system. Kerio Operator 1.2 allows small and midsize organizations improve communication, reduce telephony costs, and stay connected anywhere, while providing ease of use for the user and the IT administrator MarketWire

Asheville Animal Hospital Is Going Green With New Solar Panels and New Lighting
Dr. Mark Ledyard, along with the other veterinarians and staff at the Charlotte Street Animal Hospital in Asheville, NC have announced that the practice is "going green" as part of its ongoing efforts to be environmentally mindful and reduce its carbon footprint MarketWire

Edison Chiropractor Offers Wellness Information on Revamped Website
Dr. Michael J. Lagana of Backsmart Wellness Center in Edison NJ has redesigned the practice's website in order to provide more information to help people live healthier lives. The new website is host to videos and articles that are intended to help visitors learn about a range of topics, including weight loss and acupuncture MarketWire

ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, a Harvest Sponsor for the Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival, Offers Packages for Island and Golf Lovers
High-end wines and Lowcountry cuisine come together this spring for the 27th annual Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival. The festival will run Monday, March 5 through Saturday, March 10, 2012, with activities at various locations across Hilton Head Island, S.C. MarketWire

Family Chiropractic Center in Cincinnati Announces New Year's Resolution Program and New Patient Special
Juszczyk Chiropractic announced that the family chiropractic practice provides whole body wellness services and counseling to help patients achieve New Year's resolution goals. Chiropractor Dr. Paul Juszczyk is encouraging patients to make small changes to achieve long-term wellness, rather than difficult to obtain resolutions. Dr MarketWire

Bermuda CableVision Moves to Avail-TVN for VOD Services
Avail-TVN, the leading independent digital media services company in North America, today announced that Bermuda CableVision has become the latest CALA-based service provider to move its video on demand (VOD) service to Avail-TVN. Bermuda CableVision is the island's largest provider of digital cable TV and is the only supplier of high-definition TV in Bermuda MarketWire

Leading Computer Forensics Company Introduces New Data Recovery Triage Product
JADsoftware Inc. today announced, IEF Triage, a new edition to its industry leading computer forensics solution, Internet Evidence Finder (IEF), live from the United States Department of Defense's Cybercrime Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. MarketWire

Kessler Foundation Awards $350,000 to Employment Initiative of Brain Injury Association of Florida
Kessler Foundation awarded a $350,000 Signature Employment Grant to the Brain Injury Association of Florida, Inc. (BIAF) to advance employment opportunities for individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). This is the first year that eligibility for the signature grants expanded from N.J. to organizations across the U.S. This Signature Grant is part of more than $2 MarketWire

Kessler Foundation Awards $250,000 Grant to Boston Disability Employment Initiative
Kessler Foundation awarded $250,000 Signature Employment Grant to the National Telecommuting Institute (NTI), Inc., based in Boston, M.A., to train and place 400 people with severe disabilities in telework positions. This Signature Grant is part of the more than $2.7 million in grants awarded by the Foundation in 2011 to benefit people with disabilities MarketWire

Kessler Foundation Awards $250,000 Employment Grant to Jersey City Social Enterprise for People With Disabilities
Kessler Foundation awarded a $250,000 Signature Employment Grant to Hudson Community Enterprises (HCE), headquartered in Jersey City, N.J., to advance employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. This Signature Grant is part of the more than $2.7 million in grants awarded by the Foundation in 2011; since 2005, the Foundation has distributed more than $20 million in funding. MarketWire

Kessler Foundation Grants $2.7 Million to Increase Employment for People With Disabilities
Kessler Foundation awarded $2.7 million in grants to organizations that advance employment opportunities for people with disabilities. The grants fund major programs in five states, as well as community initiatives primarily in New Jersey. Since 2005, the Foundation has distributed more than $20 million for employment projects for individuals with disabilities. MarketWire

Foremost Stock Alert Service Hits Nearly 97% Winners in 2011
The "Stock Alert" service has been on an epic winning streak since its inception over 14 years ago. Over the past nine years, over 96% of all closed-out trades have ended profitably. There have been several trading streaks of over a year without a single closed-out loss MarketWire

Bridge Bank Provides $6 Million to FiberLink, LLC
Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, a full service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley, announced today that it has provided FiberLink, LLC with a $6 million term loan. MarketWire

Media Alert: EVE to Exhibit at DesignCon 2012
DesignCon 2012 Booth #721 MarketWire

Leading Analyst Firm Ranks Qualys #1 for Third Consecutive Year in Device Vulnerability Assessment Worldwide for 2010 Vendor Shares
Qualys, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based information security and compliance management solutions, today announced that IDC ranked the company number one for Worldwide Device Vulnerability Assessment Revenue Share for 2010 by Vendor for the third consecutive year with 14.9 percent growth MarketWire

W2 & 1099 Software: New EzW2 Was Customized for Small Business by a Design Team Which Includes Actual Small Business Owners
W-2 and 1099 tax form preparation is a pain for many employers. But 2012 should be a year to celebrate for those who hate to do taxes and get overwhelmed by accounting and payroll headaches, thanks to newly revamped ezW2 2011, W2 & 1099-misc printing software from MarketWire

Greenlight Technologies Continues Impressive Growth and Expansion in 2011
Greenlight Technologies, the market leader in continuous, real-time enterprise business control monitoring software, announced today its operating results for fiscal year 2011 MarketWire

NetIQ Cloud Management Differentiates IT Service Delivery
As service providers look to create differentiated service offerings, they turn to technologies that can help optimize existing IT investments and virtualization deployments, as well as meet the IT service requirements of business users. With that in mind, NetIQ today announced NetIQ Cloud Manager 2 MarketWire

Global Science & Technology to Modernize Cambodia Weather Forecasting Capability; Install Weather Products in Caribbean; Assist NOAA Migrate New Data Services
Global Science & Technology, Inc. (GST), a leading innovator of weather forecasting products, is proud to announce three major initiatives all related to the firms' successful weather forecasting technology. MarketWire

Mitsubishi Electric First to Offer Interactive Mirror-Less Short-Throw 3D Projectors With Dual Pen Support
Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc. introduced its first mirror-less interactive projector design that provides dual pen support in two new 3D-ready models MarketWire

Green Hills Software Launches First End-to-End Security Solutions for Next Generation of Security and Management

Green Hills Software Announces the Next Generation Platform for Smart Energy
DistribuTECH 2012, Booth 1745 -- Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions and the only provider of an EAL 6+, High Robustness NSA-evaluated and NIAP-certified real-time operating system (RTOS), introduced today the Green Hills Next Generation Platform for Smart Energy MarketWire

Syneron Expands Product Offering in China
Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELOS), the leading global aesthetic device company, announced today that China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) has cleared its eLaser, eLight, eMatrix, eMax and VelaShape systems, significantly expanding the Company's product offering to Chinese aesthetic practitioners and patients. MarketWire

PetroCard Announces David Harris as New Chief Executive Officer
PetroCard, Inc. (, a leading fuels and lubrication distributor in the Pacific Northwest, announced David Harris as new CEO, replacing Stephen Tolton, who has retired after 4 years with the company. MarketWire

Fortinet(R) Broadens Enterprise Security Reach With New Domain Name System (DNS) Caching Appliances "Powered by Nominum"
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced the introduction of two new DNS caching appliances designed for the SMB, Enterprise, Federal, Financial Services and Educational markets MarketWire

Trinitas Ventures Adds Andrew G. Wishart as the Director of Construction Operations
Trinitas Ventures, a premier developer, owner and manager of high-quality, multi-use student housing communities, has hired Andrew G. Wishart as its new Director of Construction Operations. MarketWire

Resolve to Make the Most of Your Space With Professional Organizer Julie Morgenstern and Lowe's
According to organizing expert Julie Morgenstern, consumers are looking for ways to declutter and organize their homes to help simplify their lives. Professional organizer and productivity expert, Julie Morgenstern helps families simplify, gain control and get organized MarketWire

Metso Corporation: Invitation to news conferences
Metso Corporation's press release on January 24, 2012 at 14:00 p.m. localtime Publication of Metso's Financial Statements for 2011 Metso's Financial Statements for 2011 will be published on Thursday,February9, 2012 at about 12:00 noon Finnish time/EET (10:00 a.m. GMT, 11:00 a.m.CET,5:00 a.m MarketWire

Gilman Law LLP, a National Law Firm Representing Victims of Securities Fraud, Announces Securities Law Violations Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Kosmos Energy, Ltd. on Behalf of Shareholders
The leading national securities law violations firm Gilman Law LLP announces a securities law violations lawsuit against Kosmos Energy, Ltd. ("Kosmos Energy") (NYSE: KOS) and certain of its officers and directors MarketWire

LaunchPoint Raises $3.5 Million in Series B Financing
LaunchPoint, a provider of information-centric enterprise business solutions and services, announced today the close of a private Series B financial raise of $3.5 million, bringing total corporate investments to $6.7 million. Backers include the roster of existing LaunchPoint Series A investors and new private contributors. MarketWire

Market Research Projects Smartphone Sales at 1 Billion Units by 2016 has announced the addition of the new report "Smartphones: New User Paradigms and Behaviors" to their collection of Cell Phones market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Activities report for December quarter 2011

BridgeSTOR Releases Deduplication ROI Calculator for Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010 and 2012
BridgeSTOR, LLC, redefining the cost per terabyte equation through a family of advanced data reduction products, today released its Deduplication ROI (Return on Investment) Calculator for Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 and 2012 MarketWire

Mixbook Spreads the Love With New Valentine's Day Designs, Special Offer
Mixbook, the free online photo service that offers the most customizable photo books, photo cards, and photo calendars on the planet, today announced a special line of Valentine's Day themed designs to help its millions of users show appreciation to their loved ones this February, along with a special promotion on Valentine's Day Cards. MarketWire

Green Delete's On-Site, Within-Your-Secure-Environment Data Eradication Service Earns Certification From National Association for Information Destruction (NAID)
Green Delete (http://www.greendelete MarketWire

Stevia Corp. Breaks Ground on New Vietnam Facility Aimed at Commercial Scale Research
Stevia Corp. (OTCBB: STEV) ("Stevia Corp." or the "Company"), a farm management company focused on the economic development of stevia, the fastest growing product in the alternative sweetener sector, is pleased to announce it has broken ground for an all new research facility in Vinh Phuc province of Vietnam. MarketWire

Big Bear Mining Corp Updates Shareholders on Current Initiatives and Announces Participation in FSX Investor Conference
Big Bear Mining Corp (OTCBB: BGBR), a U.S.-based company focused on the acquisition and development of gold and other precious metal projects, today updated investors on its current initiatives. MarketWire

BayHill Capital Corporation Announces Plans to Acquire an Agricultural Farm Project in Ghana, West Africa
BayHill Capital Corporation (OTCBB: BYHL) announced today their plans to acquire Canola Property Ghana Limited (CPGL) in a reverse merger transaction. CPGL is a private company incorporated in the Republic of Ghana West Africa to lease land and develop agricultural operations. MarketWire

Adipose Stem Cell Heart Attack Trial Data Published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Cytori's APOLLO Trial Demonstrated Safety & Feasibility and Improvements in Cardiac Function
Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) announced today the publication of previously reported six-month outcomes from APOLLO, the Company's European clinical trial evaluating adipose-derived stem and regenerative cells (ADRCs) in patients with acute myocardial infarction (heart attack or AMI), as Research Correspondence in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology MarketWire

Antec Unveils the Three Hundred Two Enclosure
Antec, Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components, announces the Three Hundred Two enclosure, the latest addition to the Gaming Series. This sleek chassis is designed to handle today's and tomorrow's high-performance systems that are custom built for gamers from the inside-out. MarketWire

Geopulse Considers Additional Property Acquisitions
Geopulse Exploration Inc. (OTCQB: GPLS) (OTCBB: GPLS) is presently conducting due-diligence on a number of potential mineral resource properties in the region of Utah and other proven areas. Properties under consideration are being assessed for their gold and copper exploration potential and viability MarketWire

ERHC Energy Inc. Updates Shareholders on Progress
ERHC Energy Inc. (OTCBB: ERHE), a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in Sub-Saharan Africa, today issued the following update on Company activities from Peter Ntephe, chief executive officer. MarketWire

Li-ion Motors Corp. (OTCBB: LMCO) (FRANKFURT: LL9L) Celebrates 4 Year Anniversary of Longest Running Lithium All Electric Vehicle Driven by a Consumer Anywhere in the World

Granite Hill Estates to Welcome Tilar J. Mazzeo Again
Granite Hill Estates (GHE), the Kennebec Valley's premiere continuing care retirement community, welcomes back best-selling author and Colby College professor, Tilar J. Mazzeo. She will discuss The Widow Clicquot, her book about Barbe-Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin, the woman behind the iconic Veuve Clicquot label MarketWire

C3 Named a "Tier 1" Provider of Enterprise Energy and Carbon Management (EECM) Software Solutions by SIG411
C3 (, a provider of energy and emissions management software solutions, today announced that it was featured in a new industry research report by independent analyst firm SIG411. C3 was placed in the "Tier 1" category of vendors, with particular recognition for its leadership in the market and maturity of offering MarketWire

MetaMetrics' Lexile Analyzer Tops 100,000 Registered Users
MetaMetrics®, developer of the widely adopted Lexile® Framework for Reading, is pleased to announce that more than 100,000 educators and other individuals have registered to use its free Lexile Analyzer® to determine the Lexile measure of various classroom and personal texts MarketWire

Michael Torres of GreenWorld Restoration to Speak at the Energy Investment Forum
GreenWorld Restoration, LLC, is pleased to announce that it will be a presenter at the Energy Investment Forum hosted by the Opal Financial Group. Michael Torres, President & CEO of GreenWorld Restoration, LLC, will serve as a panelist on the topic of Energy Infrastructure. The event is taking place January 25th and 26th in Austin, Texas at the Hyatt Regency. MarketWire

Tail-f Systems and BLiNQ Networks Bring Management Scalability to Next Generation Small Cell Mobile Networks
Tail-f Systems and BLiNQ Networks, today announced that BLiNQ will use Tail-f's ConfD software to build the management system for its next generation of wireless backhaul solutions. BLiNQ will use Tail-f's technology to provide wireless operators a scalable, industry standard management interface to configure and monitor BLiNQ's backhaul modules as part of a larger mobile network. MarketWire

Avaya Accelerates Mobile Collaboration for Enterprises With Avaya Flare(R) Communicator for Apple iPad* Tablets

POET, Magellan Cancel 1,800-Mile Ethanol Pipeline Project, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- POET LLC (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) and Magellan Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:MMP) (Tulsa, Oklahoma) have cancelled plans to install an 1,800-mile ethanol pipeline that was to transport fuel ethanol from the Midwest to Northeastern markets MarketWire

As Keystone XL and Northern Gateway Pipelines Stall, Other Projects Ready to De-Bottleneck Cushing, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- President Obama's denial last week of a permit for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline is creating problems for some proposed crude-oil pipelines, and opportunities for others MarketWire

Randgold Resources-Gounkoto boosts Loulo complex

TeleSign Positioned as a Visionary in the Magic Quadrant for User Authentication
TeleSign, a market leader in Internet fraud prevention and intelligent authentication, today announced that the company has been positioned as a Visionary by Gartner, Inc. in the "Magic Quadrant for User Authentication" published on January 17, 2012, available to all Gartner research subscribers. MarketWire

Fire, Police Struggle Finding 911 Callers in Big Facilities as Most Phone Systems Lack Caller-Location Ability -- eTelemetry Solves With Its Low-Cost Locate 911, LENS Alert Technologies
Millions of hotel guests, students and workers on campuses and employees in large business complexes are at higher risk of delayed 911 emergency help as most switchboard-PBX systems lack 911 caller-location technologies MarketWire

Jones Soda Co. Teams With 365 Sports to Sponsor 2012 Winter Sports Series
Jones Soda Co. (NASDAQ: JSDA), a leader in the premium soda category and known for its innovative marketing, today announced it will be a sponsor to the Winter Sports Series, four renowned, action-packed amateur and professional snowboarding events hosted by Canadian action sports events group 365 Sports MarketWire

Thinxtream Upgrades Its Suite of PrintJinni(TM) Wireless Mobile Printing Apps
Thinxtream™ Technologies, a global developer of software products for printing applications, today announced enhancements to its family of PrintJinni™ wireless mobile printing apps. With PrintJinni v3.0 for the Apple® iOS™, PrintJinni v2.1 for the BlackBerry® and PrintJinni v3 MarketWire

Market Research Projects Light Olefins Demand in Europe & Middle East to Reach 76 Million Tons by 2020 has announced the addition of the new report "Light Olefins Market in Europe and Middle East to 2020 - Middle East to Witness High Growth from Export Oriented Polyolefins While European Demand Recovers," to their collection of Construction market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Market Research Projects HDTV Home Penetration at 652 Million by 2016 has announced the addition of the new report "HDTV, 3DTV and DVR Forecasts" to their collection of Broadcasting & Cable market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Echo360 Announces Blended Learning Best-in-Class Webinar: Taking the Distance Out of Online Learning
Echo360, the global leader in campus-wide blended learning and lecture capture solutions, is hosting a complimentary webinar examining results of a recent research project on the use of recorded screencasts and their vital place in the blended learning model on February 8, 2012 at 11 am ET, 4 pm GMT. MarketWire

Sourcebooks Launches Agile Publishing Model
Sourcebooks launches today an Agile Publishing Model (APM) that will allow for the rapid and interactive development of books, ebooks, videos, and other materials by its authors, where the content evolves through a partnership between the author and their community MarketWire

Swiss Production Company tpc Leverages Signiant File Transfer Solution to Accelerate Production Workflows
Signiant, a global provider of solutions that automate, accelerate and manage the secure transfer of file-based content for the media and entertainment industry, today announced that tpc (technology and production center switzerland ag) has built a value-added service incorporating Signiant Media Manager™ MarketWire

Ultrabook Growth More Than Triple That of Tablets Over Next Five Years, Says Juniper Research
A new report from analyst firm Juniper Research forecasts that shipments of Ultrabooks will grow at three times the rate of tablets over the next five years. However, tablets volume will remain higher, with 253 million shipped in 2016, compared with 178 million Ultrabooks. MarketWire

Caribbean Casino Gaming Corp. Announces GameBase Gambling Kiosks to Be Available at ICE in London
Caribbean Casino Gaming Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CGAQ) ("the Company") is pleased to announce that its "GameBase" Gambling Kiosk Interface will be available for test drives at the ICE Gaming Convention in London beginning today through January 26, 2012. Customers will be able to play games and place bets on the touch screen system at Booth #5021 MarketWire

Three New Devices Extend the Power Efficiency, Package Size, and Performance of the Popular LatticeECP3(TM) FPGA Family
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced the immediate availability of Low Power, High Speed, and Mini Package additions to the highly successful LatticeECP3™ FPGA family MarketWire

Operations Update: Zag Licence - Morocco
Longreach Oil and Gas Limited (TSX VENTURE: LOI) ("Longreach" or "the Company"), the independent oil and gas company holding substantial exploration and development licences in Morocco, is pleased to announce the completion of a 2D seismic programme on the Zag license. MarketWire

Serabi Gold plc ("Serabi" or the "Company") Proposed Placing
The Board of Serabi (AIM: SRB) (TSX: SBI (TSX: SBI.WT) announces that the Company is at an advanced stage of raising up to approximately £2.7 million by way of a market placing of 27,050,000 Units with institutional shareholders at an indicative placing price of 10.0 pence per Unit. Each Unit comprises one new Ordinary Share of 5 MarketWire

Serabi Gold plc ("Serabi" or the "Company") Upgraded Intercepts Enhance the Piaui Prospect
Serabi Gold plc (AIM: SRB) (TSX: SBI) (TSX: SBI.WT), the Brazilian focused gold exploration Company, is pleased to announce final independent laboratory analytical results from the shallow infill and extensional drilling programme at the Piaui Prospect at their 100% owned Jardim do Ouro project. MarketWire

Serabi Gold Plc ("Serabi" or the "Company") High Grade Intersections From Palito Extension Drilling Confirmed
Serabi Gold plc (AIM: SRB) (TSX: SBI) (TSX: SBI.WT), the Brazilian focused gold exploration Company is pleased to announce final independent laboratory analytical results from shallow extension drilling on the south-eastern strike extension of the Palito deposit which confirm the previously announced preliminary high grade gold and copper results. MarketWire

SBM Offshore N.V. CFO to Stand Down at End of Term
Mr Mark Miles and the SupervisoryBoard have mutually agreed that he will notstand for re-election at the next AGM on 16 May 2012. MarketWire

Update on Yme MOPUstor platform
1. Yme MOPUstor Platform As stated on 11 January 2012, SBM Offshore is facing increased challengeswiththe hook up and commissioning of the Yme platform MarketWire

BLV Group Companies Change of Status and Announcement of New Shareholder
BLV Group LLC ("BLV Group" or "the Company") announces proposal for change of status from an LLC to Corporation and announces a new shareholder. MarketWire

tumblecloud Launches, Inspires Collaborative Digital Storytelling and Multimedia Sharing
tumblecloud today announces the public availability of its beta site,, a new social destination for digital storytelling. The cloud-based site gives people a dynamic hub for multimedia creation, where they can pull in fragmented media content -- uploaded from personal devices, stored on social networks, shared with friends, etc MarketWire

Nearly a Third of Companies Say Sustainability Is Contributing to Their Profits, Says MIT Sloan Management Review-Boston Consulting Group Report
Sustainability now occupies a central and permanent place in corporate boardrooms; 31% of companies say sustainability is contributing to their profits, and 70% have placed sustainability permanently on their management agenda, according to a new global study by MIT Sloan Management Review (MIT SMR) and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). MarketWire

Feintool Annual General Meeting 2012: Shareholders approve all proposals - new members appointed to Board of Directors
Feintool International Holding AG /Feintool Annual General Meeting 2012: Shareholders approve all proposals - new members appointed to Board of Directors . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Lumesse launches 'Lumesse Learning' at the Learning Technologies exhibition

Use of mobile devices is increasing rapidly in network services - devices received at Christmas can already be noticed in Sanoma's statistics
Press Release, 24 January 2012 GlobeNewswire

Successfully completed bond issue
Reference is made to the notification sent on 24 January 2012 regarding a new contemplated bond issue in Prosafe SE. A NOK 500 million unsecured bond issue with expected maturity date on 8 February 2017 has now been successfully completed. Settlement date is expected to be 8 February 2012. The bond issue was substantially oversubscribed GlobeNewswire

Personnel negotiations at Pohjois-Suomen Media business unit finished
Alma Media Corporation Press release January 24, 2012 at 14.15 (EEST) GlobeNewswire

Invitation to news conferences
Metso Corporation's press release on January 24, 2012 at 14:00 p.m. local time GlobeNewswire

Nestlé's new luxury brand Maison Cailler launches in Switzerland
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé's new luxury brand Maison Cailler launches in Switzerland. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Castellum AB (publ) : Year-end Report 2011: Increased dividend to SEK 3.70 per share
Rental income for 2011 amounted to SEKm 2,919 (SEKm 2,759 corresponding period previous year). Income from property management amounted to SEKm 1,173 (1,141), equivalent to SEK 7.15 (6.96) per share, a increase with 3%. The changes in value on properties amounted to SEKm 194 (1,222) and on interest rate derivatives to SEKm -429 (291) GlobeNewswire

Tele2 AB issue commercial papers
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) announced today that it has completed a first issue under a Swedish Commercial Paper Program. GlobeNewswire

Veidekke ASA : Veidekke to build more at Tjuvholmen in Oslo
Veidekke Entreprenør has agreed on yet another building contract with Tjuvholmen Utvikling AS. The building will include homes and commercial premises, and the value of the contract is NOK 90 million excluding VAT. Since 2005 Veidekke has taken on building contracts at Tjuvholmen for more than NOK 1 billion excluding VAT. GlobeNewswire

New contemplated bond issue
Prosafe SE is contemplating to issue a new bond loan in the Norwegian bond market with maturity in February 2017. The purpose of the loan is refinancing of existing debt and for general corporate purposes.Arctic Securities ASA, Nordea Markets and Pareto Securities AS have been appointed as arrangers of the new contemplated bond issue GlobeNewswire

Beter Bed and strategic partnership extended to 2015
Due to the good results of the test in 2011, and Beter Bed have extended the contract for a close partnership at a strategic level until 2015. Within this context the companies will also examine mutual opportunities for further expanding the alliance GlobeNewswire

Santhera and Ipsen Renegotiate Fipamezole Licensing Agreement
Santhera Pharmaceuticals Holding AG /Santhera and Ipsen Renegotiate Fipamezole Licensing Agreement . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Mr Mark Miles and the Supervisory Board have mutually agreed that he will not stand for re-election at the next AGM on 16 May 2012. GlobeNewswire

1. Yme MOPUstor Platform GlobeNewswire

Feintool boosts orders received and sales in abridged year as well
Feintool International Holding AG /Feintool boosts orders received and sales in abridged year as well. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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