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Thai PM keen to improve trade and strategic ties with India
Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Wednesday said that her country is committed to improving trade ties with India and elevating the bilateral relationship to the strategic level. ANI

Apple reports record profits, revenues and iPhones, iPads, Macs sales
Technology giant Apple has reported its best quarter ever for revenue and earnings as it sold more iPhones, iPads and Mac computers than in any three-month period in its history. ANI

Facebook contributed 'œ2bn to UK economy, supported 18,400 jobs'
Social networking giant Facebook has claimed that it added 2.2 billion pounds to the UK economy, and supported 18,400 jobs across the region. ANI

IMF cuts global forecasts and warns of debt crisis
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that it is cutting its forecasts for growth and warning of a deeper downturn if Europe doesn't take stronger action to stem its debt crisis. ANI

Bemis Company Reports 2011 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE-BMS) today reported quarterly diluted earnings of $0.19 per share for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011. Diluted earnings per share would have been $0.45 for the fourth quarter of 2011, excluding the effect of facility consolidation and acquisition related integration charges detailed in the attached schedule, "Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Data ACN Newswire

Mitsubishi Motors to Commence Production and Sales of Outlander Sport in Indonesia
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced it will start local production and sales in Indonesia of its Outlander Sport (RVR or ASX in some markets) during the first half of fiscal year 2012. The Outlander Sport will be produced at P.T. Krama Yudha Ratu Motor Factory (KRM), MMC's consigned assembler in Indonesia, and will be sold through the sales network of P.T ACN Newswire

The Russell Indonesia Index Underperformed the Russell Emerging Asia Index and Russell Asia Pacific Index Year-to-Date as of January 24th
The Russell Indonesia Index reflected a gain of (+5.3%), year-to-date through January 24th, underperforming the Russell Emerging Asia Index (+8.2%) and the Russell Asia Pacific Index (+5.9%) for the same time period. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) CAESAR II Webinar on January 30th to Demonstrate How to Replicate Piping Response to Harmonic Loads in Piping Analysis
Intergraph is hosting a webinar on January 30, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. CT that will demonstrate how to use CAESAR II to replicate piping response to harmonic loads such as shaking pipe and cyclic loads, situations that can damage piping systems and be a cause for concern. This webinar is part of a series on dynamic piping analysis using CAESAR II. MarketWire

Oracle Completes Acquisition of RightNow
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Special Committee of Helix BioPharma Corp. Provides Update to Shareholders
The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (NYSE Amex: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP) (the "Company" or "Helix") announces that Ernst & Young LLP ("Ernst & Young") has delivered its Interim Report MarketWire

Realogy Announces Pricing of Its Offering of Two Series of Senior Secured Notes
Realogy Corporation (the "Company") announced today that it priced $593 million aggregate principal amount of 7.625% senior secured first lien notes due 2020 (the "First Lien Notes") and $325 million aggregate principal amount of 9 MarketWire

IntelePeer Announces Postponement of Initial Public Offering
IntelePeer, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand, cloud-based communications services, announced today it has postponed its initial public offering due to market conditions. MarketWire

Dr. Phil's Exclusive Interview With Parents of Missing Missouri Baby to Air on Friday, February 3
Deborah Bradley and Jeremy Irwin, who say their infant daughter Lisa was abducted from the family home last October, break their three month long silence in an exclusive interview with Dr. Phil on Friday, February 3 (check local listings). For the first time, the couple shares their side of the story of what they believe really happened that night. MarketWire

Mattersight Expands Industry Leading Behavioral Analytics Service With Predictive Customer Satisfaction Analytics
Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR) today announced the expansion of its Behavioral Analytics service with Predictive Customer Satisfaction Analytics. Predictive Customer Satisfaction Analytics automatically predicts the Customer Satisfaction score a customer will give following an interaction MarketWire

AlphaGraphics Marks National Entrepreneurship Week
AlphaGraphics knows how important it is to encourage entrepreneurship in business -- on both the local and national level. That's why the company is shining a spotlight on National Entrepreneurship Week, February 18-25, a celebration of entrepreneurs in America and the educational opportunities available to prepare tomorrow's business leaders. MarketWire

Alorica Launches New Brand Identity
Alorica ( announced today they have a new brand strategy and refreshed logo representing the company. The rebranding will provide a revitalized identity with a renewed sense of energy and excitement to continue its success and firmly entrench the company's leadership position. MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Board Declares Quarterly Dividend Increase
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) today reported that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 8.5 cents per share payable on March 15, 2012, to the holders of record of shares of common stock of the company at the close of business on March 2, 2012. This represents a 6 MarketWire

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

NavStar Technologies Releases Product Update to Support the $4.5M Purchase Order for the PowerSports Market Segment
NavStar Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NVSR), a company focused on producing and commercializing products and services for tracking/monitoring and reporting on the location and condition of high-value cargo and other assets, has issued a product update to support their $4.5M purchase order for the US PowerSports market segment. MarketWire

My Gym Seeks Candidates for "The My Gym Outstanding Contributor to Children's Health & Fitness Award for 2012"
My Gym Enterprises (MGE), a leader in children's fitness, announces "The My Gym Outstanding Contributor to Children's Health & Fitness Award for 2012," designed to recognize one individual's commitment to the cause of children's health & fitness MarketWire

Arkadin Enters Next Era in Global Conferencing Capabilities With New Cloud Collaboration Platform
Arkadin, a leading provider of collaboration-as-a-service solutions, today announced the launch of the Arkadin Cloud Collaboration Platform. The platform is architected on an innovative, private global-IP network that enables customers to manage their global conferencing needs more efficiently and with greater return on investment MarketWire

Panama Announces Preliminary Results of Its Exchange Invitation
The Republic of Panama ("Panama") announced today the preliminary results of its previously announced invitation (the "Exchange Invitation") to eligible holders of its 7.250% Global Bonds due 2015 (ISIN: US698299AU88; CUSIP: 698299AU8; Common Code: 020635525) (the "2015 Bonds") to submit, in a modified Dutch auction, offers to exchange 2015 Bonds for its 6.700% U.S MarketWire

Panama Announces Preliminary Results of Its Cash Invitation
The Republic of Panama ("Panama") announced today the preliminary results of its previously announced cash invitation (the "Cash Invitation") to eligible holders of its 7.250% Global Bonds due 2015 (ISIN: US698299AU88; CUSIP: 698299AU8; Common Code: 020635525) (the "2015 Bonds") to submit, in a modified Dutch auction, offers to sell the 2015 Bonds for cash MarketWire

Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE Amex: HRT) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per share. The dividend will be paid to holders of record on February 15, 2012, payable on March 1, 2012. MarketWire

Duke Realty Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results
Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE), a leading industrial, office and medical office property REIT, today reported results for the fourth quarter and full year 2011. MarketWire

GoldSands Development Company : GoldSands Signs Agreement with Mineros SA
Lima, Peru - January 25, 2012 GoldSands Development Company (OTCBB: GSDC)(OTCQB: GSDC) ("GoldSands"), is pleased to announce the signing on January20thof a Mineral Right Option and Joint Venture Agreement (the "Agreement")withMineros S.A. ("Mineros") of Colombia, South America MarketWire

Dreamfields Launches Program to Salute Diabetes Friends Forever(TM): Who's Your DFF?
Nearly 105 million Americans are living with diabetes or pre-diabetes today -- and need a helping hand more than ever. Dreamfields Pasta is kicking off a one-of-a-kind program meant to spread awareness of this growing phenomenon while recognizing those who help make living with this disease a manageable experience. MarketWire

Symantec Authorizes $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a $1 billion share repurchase program. MarketWire

Symantec Reports Record Third Quarter Fiscal 2012 Results
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) MarketWire

Rockford Corporation Announces Earnings Guidance for Fiscal 2011 and New Stock Buy Back Program
Rockford Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ROFO) today announced it expects to earn a profit of approximately $5.4 million or $0.58 per diluted share for the year ended December 31, 2011. Rockford expects to report revenue of approximately $60.8 million for the year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Fernando Massu Named as CorpBanca's CEO
On January 24, 2012, the Board of Directors named Mr. Fernando Massú as Chief Executive Officer of CorpBanca (NYSE: BCA) starting on February 6, 2012. Mr. Massú has been Corp Group's Chief Treasury Officer since 2008 and Second Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank since 2009. MarketWire

Guaranty Bancorp Announces 2011 Annual and Fourth Quarter Financial Results
Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ: GBNK) MarketWire

Merchants Bancshares, Inc. Announces Strong Fourth Quarter and Annual 2011 Results
Merchants Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBVT), the parent company of Merchants Bank, today announced net income of $14.62 million, or diluted earnings per share of $2.35 for the year ended December 31, 2011, compared to earnings of $15.46 million, or diluted earnings per share of $2.51 for the year ended December 31, 2010. Earnings for the fourth quarter of 2011 were $3 MarketWire

Quantum Corporation Reports Fiscal Third Quarter Results
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) MarketWire

Space Systems/Loral Selected to Provide High Power Communications Satellite
Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) (NASDAQ: LORL), the world's leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide a high power communications satellite. Further information on the contract award will be released at a later date. MarketWire

Cinedigm Acquires North American Distribution Rights to Ultimate Fighting Championship Documentary, "Like Water"
Cinedigm Entertainment Group, a division of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), has acquired "Like Water," the documentary exploring the life of UFC champion Anderson Silva, for release in North America. The deal was negotiated by Christine D'Souza and Kevin Iwashina of Preferred Content on behalf of the producer. MarketWire

Israel Bonds Launches 2012 Campaign With $225 Million; New Effort Begins in Presence of Israel's Finance Minister
The 2012 Israel Bonds campaign was officially launched Sunday evening, January 22 in Boca Raton, Florida in the presence of Israel Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz. MarketWire

Weir Cooking Together: CulinApp's Latest App Brings Joanne Weir Into Your Kitchen to Share Her Secret Ingredient -- Confidence
It's a perfect pairing. Joanne Weir's enthusiastic love of teaching jumps right off the television screen -- and right onto your iPad. Winner of the very first IACP Julia Child Cooking Teacher Award of Excellence, Joanne shares her lifetime of experience by harnessing the power of CulinApp's highly immersive and versatile app platform. MarketWire

U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Conference to Feature Wave CEO Speaking on Role of Industry Standard for Device Authentication
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) ( today announced that CEO Steven Sprague will speak at the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Conference 2012 held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta, GA on Thursday, January 26th MarketWire

Buddy Hackett's Son Brings Hit Production to South Florida for Two Weeks During Its 2012 Broadway Theatre Tour Including Performances at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts February 3 and 4
Receiving numerous standing O's from packed audiences during the first part of its hugely successful national Broadway theatre tour, "Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show" continues into 2012 with an exclusive partnership with Off Broadway Booking (OBB NYC) in New York City. MarketWire

California Bank & Trust Employees Raise Over $95,000 for the United Way
California Bank & Trust (CB&T) ( is pleased to announce the success of its internal campaign to raise funds for the United Way. California Bank & Trust consistently engages in a variety of outreach initiatives and the capital raised internally from this project demonstrates the organization's top-down commitment to enhancing the local communities. MarketWire

PXT Money and BU's Agganis Arena Join Forces to Raise Money for Hockey East Skating Strides Against Breast Cancer This Weekend
PXT Money, a mobile payment and rewards company, will help BU's Agganis Arena fight against breast cancer, and give hockey fans a chance to join the pay-by-phone revolution, now through Sunday, Jan. 29th. No need to wait for game time. Anyone can sign up right away and be a part of the fight against breast cancer, or use the $5 free gift at participating merchants. MarketWire

Holiday Sales Better for Most Michigan Retailers
Two-thirds of Michigan retailers rang up better holiday sales, with most retailers boosting sales by more than 5 percent, according to the latest Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. MarketWire

Braintree International Completes Reverse Merger With eLearning Provider Trunity, Inc.
Brain Tree International Inc. (OTCBB: BNTED) announced today that it has completed a reverse merger with privately held Trunity, Inc. ("Trunity"), the result of which is that Trunity has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brain Tree, which changed its name to Trunity Holdings, Inc. MarketWire

Farmers Insurance Companies' 21st Century and Bristol West Join Florida Governor Rick Scott's Call to Put the Brakes on Auto Accident Fraud in the State
Farmers Insurance Companies' 21st Century and Bristol West applaud and support the initiatives outlined by Florida Governor Rick Scott in today's press conference calling for a halt to auto accident fraud in the state. MarketWire

Murphy Plastic Surgery Offering Mommy Makeover Deals Through February
Murphy Plastic Surgery is pleased to announce a special pricing on Mommy Makeover surgeries. The mommy makeover procedure is being offered at discounted prices through February 29th. MarketWire

Arizona Lottery Reports Record-Breaking Mid-Year Results
The Arizona Lottery recently announced its mid-year results with sales currently pacing a record-breaking 8.8% percent over fiscal year 2011. MarketWire

Wipliance Named Exclusive Technology Provider for The Sanctuary
Wipliance, LLC, one of the nation's leading residential systems integrators, today announced that it has been named the exclusive technology provider for The Sanctuary, a collection of architecturally compelling residences located on Capitol Hill in Seattle. Wipliance will be providing Audio/Video, Home Theater, Communications, Integration, Lighting Control, Security & Window Treatments. MarketWire

MapR Named to InformationWeek's "12 Hadoop Vendors to Watch" List
MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the industry's most advanced distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced it has been named to InformationWeek's list of "12 Hadoop Vendors to Watch in 2012." The companies selected by InformationWeek, a leading enterprise technology publication, are recognized for their innovation in the Hadoop market MarketWire

La Maison du Chocolat Intoxicating Creations for Valentine's Day 2012
La Maison du Chocolat introduces a collection of chocolates infused with rich, exotic spices from the furthest reaches of the world, ready to capture any heart. The recipe boxes opens to reveal four new creations: chocolates for love and romance, to share and enjoy together. MarketWire

Barona's Party Pit Is Back
Grab your pocket protectors, the nerds are taking over Barona Resort & Casino and hosting a Party Pit marathon with a nerdy twist. On Thursday, Jan. 26, Barona will transform the Chipless Games pits into a pop-up Party Pit featuring exciting table game action, cash giveaways and more. MarketWire

McWilliams|Ballard Sells Out The Village at King Farm
McWilliams|Ballard announced today that it has sold and settled all homes at The Village at King Farm, located in Rockville, Maryland. As part of the King Farm planned community, The Village at King Farm consists of 49 condominiums located above retail, restaurants and local businesses. MarketWire Predicts the Hottest Bed & Breakfast Vacation Destinations for 2012
We may be in the thick of winter, but many Americans are actively planning spring and summertime getaways. To help, BBOnline (, a popular online portal for travelers to discover and book unique bed and breakfast inns online, today announced its predictions for the Top 10 Hottest Bed & Breakfast Vacation Destinations in 2012. MarketWire

Chris Ojakian Named California Tennis Professional of the Year by the U.S. Professional Tennis Association
Chris Ojakian, one of the foremost tennis pros and instructors in the country, will be named the California Tennis Professional of the Year by the U.S. Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) at a ceremony on January 28. MarketWire

uTest, Crowdly & Article One Partners Host Crowdsortium Meetup II in Cambridge, MA at the Microsoft NERD on January 30 at 6:30pm
Crowdsortium Boston, co-hosted by uTest, Crowdly, and sponsor Article One Partners, returns for its second meetup -- this time to explore the secrets of taking a crowdsourcing model from just a 'mob' to an engaged community of diverse and skilled professionals MarketWire

WaterFurnace Introduces, a Comprehensive B2B Selection Software for Applied Commercial Representatives
WaterFurnace International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial geothermal and water source heat pumps, announces, the company's new online selection software MarketWire

Business Leaders Form New Board of Regents for Orange County Council of Boy Scouts
The Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America (OCBSA) has established a new Board of Regents that will help provide strategic vision to the non-profit. Seven individuals will make up the inaugural Founder's Circle of The Board of Regents to advise and lend their support to OCBSA through volunteerism, counsel and mentorship. They will also serve as professional role models for the scouts. MarketWire

Travel Golf Center: Golfers Flying to Phoenix Can Now Leave Their Golf Clubs at Home
Travel Golf Center introduces a better alternative to traveling with golf clubs - renting high end golf clubs and accessories online and picking them up near the Phoenix airport. In addition to affordable pricing, this innovative one-stop shop offers both avid and occasional golfers the benefits of choice and convenience. MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Announces 4th Quarter 2011 Conference Call
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS), a worldwide direct and targeted multichannel marketing company, is scheduled to release its fourth quarter 2011 financial results on Tuesday, January 31, 2012. The company will host a conference call to discuss the earnings release on January 31, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time MarketWire

Remy Corporation Hosts Developer User Groups in Denver
The Remy Corporation is pleased to announce they are host to developer user groups in Denver. Aimed at bringing together developers to share and discuss various topics, one group focuses on iPhone developers and the other focuses on PHP users. MarketWire

Gilead Leads Antiviral Therapy Sales: Kalorama
With combined sales from the top HIV treatment on the market and several other drugs, Gilead Sciences leads the antiviral market, according to healthcare market research publisher Kalorama Information, closely followed by Bristol-Myers Squibb, Roche and Merck MarketWire

DocFinity Releases Software Version 10.5
DocFinity, a provider of enterprise content management (ECM) and business process management (BPM) software to the insurance, healthcare, higher education, and other industries, has released version 10.5 of its award-winning software. MarketWire

Prostate Cancer Trials Underway Overseas PRO-RVLYSIN(R) CZ BioMed Corp.
CZ BioMed Corp. announced today the successful collaboration with the Florida based Prostate Cancer Prevention Foundation (PCPF), allowing overseas trials of CZ BioMed's new treatment for prostate cancer, PRO-RVLYSIN®. PCPF has assisted by sponsoring treatments for 15 overseas patients which are already underway as of this writing. MarketWire

Pizza Patron Introduces the Super Wing & Pizza Party Paqs
Pizza Patrón announced today four exciting new party paquetazos (combos) that each includes chicken wings and pizza, just in time for those planning events and parties for the big game. MarketWire

Chicago Magazine Once Again Ranked Daniel Angres, MD, Addiction Psychiatrist, as a Top Doctor -- One of Only Two Addiction Psychiatrists in Chicago Honored
Resurrection Health Care (RHC) announced today that Daniel Angres, MD, an addiction psychiatrist and medical director of Resurrection Behavioral Health - Addiction Services, was once again one of only two psychiatrists included among Chicago Magazine's Top Doctors. Castle Connolly Medical Ltd MarketWire

ICW Participates in ACOs Summit: A Transition Model to Full Risk Care Management
InterComponentWare, Inc. (ICW), a leading international provider of healthcare information technology, will participate in ACOs Summit: A Transition Model to Full Risk Care Management in Austin, Texas January 23-24, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Austin. MarketWire

Digital First Media's Jim Brady Elected President of Online News Association Board of Directors
The Online News Association, the world's largest membership organization of digital journalists, announced today that Jim Brady, Editor-in-Chief, Digital First Media, was elected President at ONA's January Board of Directors meeting. MarketWire

Xero Continues Rapid Growth With Appointment of Jamie Sutherland as President of U.S. Operations
Xero, provider of beautiful online accounting software for small businesses, is signaling its commitment to take on the U.S. market with the appointment of accounting industry veteran, Jamie Sutherland, as president of U.S. operations. Xero is experiencing tremendous momentum led by demand for its easy-to-use, cloud-based accounting software for businesses and accountants. MarketWire

enXco Service Canada Inc. Signs O&M Agreement With Suncor Energy
enXco Service Canada Inc., an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, has signed a multiyear agreement with Suncor Energy and Teck Resources Limited to provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services for the Wintering Hills Wind Power Project. MarketWire

ALTOUR Expands With Acquisition of Road Concierge
Road Concierge, the well-known provider of high-level services for entertainment travel, specializing in managing theater productions but equally capable of sports and corporate travel, has joined ALTOUR: a respected leader in worldwide luxury travel and one of the largest independent travel management companies in the United States MarketWire

White Paper From Drinker Biddle Considers Risk Mitigation Approach to 401(k) Plan Design
Security Benefit Corporation, a Guggenheim Partners Company, is making available a new white paper from the law firm, Drinker Biddle, considering the Fiduciary Partnership Service created by Security Benefit and Mesirow Financial. MarketWire

Bruno Mars Tops Global Digital Download Charts With the Two Best-Selling Singles of 2011; Singer/Songwriter/Producer Scores 4th No. 1 on the Billboard CHR/Top 40 Chart With "It Will Rain"
Elektra recording artist Bruno Mars has added yet another accolade to his growing list of achievements by topping this year's global IFPI chart for the best-selling digital singles of 2011. The singer/songwriter/producer takes spots No. 1 and No. 2 with consecutive singles from his 25x worldwide platinum debut album "DOO-WOPS & HOOLIGANS;" "Just the Way You Are" lands at No. 1 with 12 MarketWire

Swiss Department of Defence Becomes Centaur Launch Customer
Aurora Flight Sciences announced today that the Swiss Department of Defence has become the first customer for the Centaur Optionally-Piloted Aircraft (OPA). MarketWire

BioNitrogen Unveils Revolutionary Technology that Transforms Agricultural Waste into High-Quality Urea Fertilizer
BioNitrogen Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BION) - MarketWire

Kudos Announces Advisory Board Members- Includes CIO of Mozilla
Kudos Inc. (Kudos) announced today the establishment of its Advisory Board, which is comprised of four recognized leaders in technology and organizational management. MarketWire

Coldwell Banker Commercial Hires Elisha Martin as Asset Services Director
The Utah office of Coldwell Banker Commercial (CBC) today announced the appointment of Elisha Martin as director of the firm's Operations-Asset Services division in Alaska, an expansion of Coldwell Banker Commercial Utah's western regional office based in Salt Lake City MarketWire

Sage Adds New Personal Assistant Tool to Sage Timberline Office
Sage North America today announced the release of Sage Timberline Office MyAssistant, a unique personal assistant tool that monitors critical project and property information and delivers automatic alerts about profit, compliance, and a broad range of key activities, enabling construction and real estate professionals to focus on the strategic actions required to grow and manage their businesses MarketWire

2nd Annual A.T. Kearney Social Media Study Finds Most Top Consumer Brands Still Not "Getting" Facebook
Though social media is universally pegged as a high priority for 2012, companies still aren't listening to or communicating with consumers, suggests the latest A.T. Kearney Social Media Study, an investigation into the social media practices of Interbrand's Top 50 Brands for 2011 MarketWire

Motion Picture and Television Fund to Begin Re-Admitting Industry Members to Long-Term Care Facility
The Motion Picture and Television Fund (MPTF) announced today that it will immediately begin admitting additional industry members to the long-term care unit on its Wasserman campus in Woodland Hills. First priority for admission will be given to former MPTF long-term care residents who moved off campus at the time of the announcement of the proposed closure of the unit in 2009 MarketWire

TyMetrix and Huron Legal Collaborate to Publish Matter Cost and Corporate Legal Spending Analysis Reports
TyMetrix, the global leader in intelligent solutions to better manage the business of law, and Huron Legal, a leading provider of advisory and business services to enhance organizational effectiveness and improve legal spend management at law departments and law firms, today announced that they will jointly publish a series of reports in 2012 MarketWire

Iowa Farmland to Sell in Feb. 22 Auction
Approximately 430 acres of productive Iowa farmland will sell at auction Wednesday, Feb. 22, with Murray Wise Associates marketing the property and managing the sale. MarketWire

CloudFloor DNS to Provide Enterprise DNS for Artful Home and Simplexity
CloudFloor DNS, the leading international provider of managed DNS and domain name services, announced that they will be the new provider of Enterprise DNS services to retailers Artful Home and Simplexity. MarketWire

FPB Financial Corp. Announces 2011 Fourth Quarter Results and Declares Dividends
FPB Financial Corp. (OTCQB: FPBF) (PINKSHEETS: FPBF), the holding company for Florida Parishes Bank, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

MaintenanceNet Reports Record Growth as Manufacturers and Channel Leaders Recognize Value of Service Revenue Automation
MaintenanceNet™, Inc., the leading provider of service contract management and automation solutions, today announced high expectations for 2012 with growth forecasted to exceed that of 2011 to drive the company's global success into the new year. MarketWire

PunchTab Loyalty Program Plugin Now Available to Wibiya Social Bar Users
PunchTab Inc., the world's first instant loyalty platform allowing bloggers and businesses to create free social and mobile-enabled reward programs and Wibiya, the web's fastest-growing social tool bar, today announced a partnership that allows websites and blogs to integrate PunchTab via the Wibiya social bar. MarketWire

Update: AMAX Joins Intel(R) Cloud Builders Program
AMAX, a leading provider of enterprise and cloud computing solutions, has joined the Intel Cloud Builders program, which publishes best practices, hardware blueprints and software architectures on how to deploy cloud infrastructures MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology's Inductors Division Earns ISO 13485:2003 Certification for Yankton, S.D., Facility
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company's Inductors Division has earned the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 13485:2003 certification for its Yankton, S.D., facility. Vishay's ISO 13485:2003 registration audit was conducted by UL DQS Inc MarketWire

Diversified Secure Ventures Corp. Receives Majority Shareholder Consent to Merge With Go Green Technologies Corp.
(PINKSHEETS: SRWY) Diversified Secure Ventures Corp. (Diversified) and Go Green Technologies Corp. are pleased to announce that they have received shareholder consent in respect to the previously announced definitive agreement and merger. MarketWire

BERNINA Partners With Ricky Tims for Super Quilt Seminar in New Orleans
BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that it is the exclusive supporting partner of a three-day Ricky Tims Super Quilt Seminar featuring BERNINA sewing machines, which will be held at the Hilton New Orleans Airport hotel in Kenner, La. on Thursday, January 26 through Saturday, January 28 MarketWire

Rural/Metro Awarded Contract to Continue 911 Ambulance Services in Rochester, New York
Rural/Metro Corporation, a leading national provider of ambulance and private fire protection services, was awarded the exclusive contract to continue providing 911 ambulance services to the City of Rochester, New York, on a vote last night of the Rochester City Council. MarketWire

Zumobi Taps Digital Media Pioneer Marla Schimke as VP of Marketing
Zumobi, a leading mobile media company, has appointed Marla Schimke as vice president of marketing. A 16-year veteran of the industry, Schimke is a digital media pioneer who brings a unique blend of technology and marketing knowledge based on her experience at successful start-ups and Fortune 500 companies, including AudienceScience, Microsoft and Ernst & Young MarketWire

Kaleidoscope Digital Media Systems, DBA of Kaleidoscope Venture Capital Inc., Announces the Creation of Kaleidoscope Internet Protocol (IP) TV Entertainment Channel
Kaleidoscope Venture Capital Inc. ("Kaleidoscope" or the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: KLDO), today announces that it has created, and is currently developing, to index and make available free entertainment content online. Internet Protocol television is growing quickly along with the trend of consumers streaming movies to their laptops and mobile devices MarketWire

GSX Announces Enhanced Microsoft Exchange Support
GSX Solutions [www.gsx MarketWire

Costamare Inc. Sets the Date for Its Fourth Quarter 2011 and Year End Results Release, Conference Call and Webcast
Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE), announced today that it will release its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011 after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. On the following day, Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. EST, Costamare's management team will hold a conference call to discuss the financial results. MarketWire

BullTrade "Stock Alerts" Continue Winning Way With 96+% Profitability
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

TurkPower Establishes Mining and Trading Subsidiaries in the British Virgin Islands
TurkPower Corporation (OTCBB: TRKP) (the "Company") announced today that it has established two subsidiaries in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) by the names of Sibcoal Mining Corporation ("SMC") and Sibcoal Commodities Trading Corporation ("SCT") on January 23, 2012. MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory - New Tour Dates for William Shatner's Broadway Show
In addition to his new one-man show on Broadway, William Shatner has added several tour dates to follow his limited run in New York. MarketWire

Pennichuck Corporation Announces Completion of Merger With the City of Nashua
Pennichuck Corporation (NASDAQ: PNNW) today announced that the City of Nashua, New Hampshire (the "City") completed its acquisition of all of the outstanding voting securities of Pennichuck Corporation (the "Company") in a merger transaction (the "Merger"). The Merger was effective on January 25, 2012 at 8:31 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time (the "Effective Time") MarketWire

Financial Services Attorney Frank Albear Joins LaBovick Law Group
LaBovick Law Group is pleased to announce that Frank M. Albear, Esq. has joined the firm as the new head of financial services. MarketWire

Pending Home Sales Decline in December, Remain Above a Year Ago
After reaching a 19-month high, pending home sales eased in December but stayed above year-ago levels, according to the National Association of Realtors®. MarketWire

Barack Obama Painting by Los Angeles Based Pop Culture Artist Paul Rusconi Chosen by The U.S. Department of State
Paul Rusconi, Los Angeles based American pop culture artist, known for his work with a digital screening process, combined with nail polish and monochromatic photography, was chosen by The U.S. Department of State for their "Art in Embassies" exhibit in Stockholm, Sweden. MarketWire

RouteMatch Software(TM) Announces Statewide ITS Contract With Nebraska Department of Roads
RouteMatch Software, a leading provider in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), was selected by Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) to become the state's primary ITS partner, providing a standardized and integrated passenger transportation management technology platform for 13 Nebraska rural public and tribal transit agencies MarketWire

Art Restoration Flourishes in Boston; Repair, Cleaning and Conservation of Oil Paintings Protects Collectors' Investments
While many expansion and acquisition plans have been put on hold during the economic slowdown of the past few years, many institutions and collectors have turned instead toward refurbishing their better quality objects of art and antiques. Robert Totaro, Director of J. Todd Galleries reports that, in the Boston area, the result has been that art restorers and conservators are busier than ever. MarketWire

Capital Link to Host Webinar on Key Challenges and Opportunities in Dry Bulk Shipping
On Thursday, February 2, 2012, at 11:00 AM ET, Capital Link will host a webinar to discuss the key challenges and opportunities in dry bulk shipping. MarketWire

Oak Street Funding Adds Senior Industry Veteran Todd Gray
Oak Street Funding (, the nation's leading commission-based lender for insurance professionals, has appointed W. Todd Gray as Chief Financial Officer MarketWire

Thismoment Names John Bara as CMO
thismoment, Inc., a provider of social content management software for brands that want to affordably, rapidly, and effectively engage consumers across social and mobile platforms, today announced that John Bara has been named its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) MarketWire

North Springs Resources to Begin Drill Program at Goldstar Property in Arizona-Digital Video to Document Exploration Progress
North Springs Resources Corp. (OTCBB: NSRS)(PINKSHEETS: NSRS) (the "Company" or "North Springs") is pleased to announce that drilling is expected to commence later today at the Company's 20% owned Goldstar/One Arm Joe Gold Project (the "Goldstar Property" or "Goldstar") located near Wickenburg, Arizona MarketWire

Bradford Networks Names Michael Killoran VP of North American Sales
Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced the appointment of Michael Killoran to Vice President of North American sales MarketWire

Overhill Farms Announces Resignation of CFO Tracy Quinn, Appointment of Robert C. Bruning
James Rudis, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Overhill Farms, Inc. (NYSE Amex: OFI) today announced the resignation of Tracy E. Quinn as Chief Financial Officer, effective February 24, and the appointment of Robert C. Bruning as her replacement. MarketWire

Global Survey Reveals Most Companies Naive When It Comes to Energy Management

Experts and Entertainment Enrich Travel & Adventure Show Itinerary
There are globetrotting Travel Channel stars, best-selling authors and Budget Travel's best destinations for 2012, a professional travel photographer ready to share his tips and more. The Travel & Adventure Show will present 20 entertaining and informative seminars over two days (January 28-29) to help you travel smarter MarketWire

SilverSun Technologies Acquires Outstanding Minority Interest in SWK Technologies
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: SSNTA), which previously owned 80% of the Company's subsidiary, SWK Technologies, Inc., has acquired the remaining 20% of SWK. SWK Technologies is once again a wholly-owned subsidiary of SilverSun. MarketWire

Realogy Announces Proposed Offering of Two Series of Senior Secured Notes

New AIIM Task Force Research Shows That Enterprise Social Technology Gets Work Done
AIIM, the global community of information professionals, today announced the release of a three-part white paper series, titled "When Social Meets Business Real Work Gets Done," authored by Andrew McAfee, a principal research scientist at the MIT Sloan Center for Digital Business and the AIIM Task Force on Social Business and Innovation. MarketWire

DS-Concept With Considerable Growth in 2011
Trade financer DS-Concept is looking back at a successful business year in 2011, marked by a wide expansion of its staff and by increased turnover. DS-Concept Factoring GmbH ( reports particularly positive figures for its business in North America and Asia; thus, the company strengthens the basis for continuous national and international growth. MarketWire

CalAmp to Supply Its Fusion-LTE Router to Vermont Utilities
CalAmp Corp MarketWire

Digerati CEO Interviewed by TMCnet
Digerati Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: DTGI) (OTCQB: DTGI), an established and award-winning provider of cloud communication services, today announced that CEO Art Smith was recently interviewed by TMCnet. MarketWire

33Across Acquires Social Publishing Giant Tynt
Company News 33Across today announced that it has acquired Tynt Multimedia, which provides publisher tools that analyze user intent and interest data for over 500,000 websites. 33Across now has the largest social and interest graph in the world, reaching over 1.25 billion users, versus Google's 1 billion and Facebook's 800 million users MarketWire

QuickLogic Announces Q4 & FY 2011 Earnings Conference Call
QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the lowest power Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs) solutions leader, has scheduled a conference call to discuss the company's earnings results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2011 on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time / 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

Think Teens Need to Learn a Thing or Two About Money?
Imagine if teenagers controlled their families' finances. Would they know how to spend and save money wisely? Or would they max out every credit card? It's hard to know, but with 50 percent of high school seniors failing when tested on basic personal finance(1), it's not a gamble many parents would take. MarketWire

British Surgeons Pioneer Endovascular Surgery With Hansen Medical's Magellan(TM) Robotic System
Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNSN), a global leader in flexible robotics and the developer of robotic technology for accurate 3D control of catheter movement, today announced that for the first time ever, surgeons at St MarketWire

TIBCO Software Unveils tibbr GEO, Rethinks the 'Check-In' for the Enterprise
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced tibbr® 3.5, the latest version of its universal enterprise social platform, and its breakthrough new geo-location capabilities called tibbr® GEO MarketWire

Health Insurance for Children in 2012: eHealthInsurance Publishes Updated Data on Open Enrollment Periods and Product Availability
Today eHealthInsurance (NASDAQ: EHTH), the leading online source of health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses, released an updated list of open enrollment periods for child-only individual health insurance plans in states where information was available. MarketWire

Appian Enhances Appian Academy BPM Certification Program
Appian, the global innovator in enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software, today announced significant enhancements to the Appian Certification Program available as part of its Appian Academy training services MarketWire

Vulcan GMS Finds Improvement Opportunities in Subcontractor Price Hike
Vulcan GMS, Inc. (, a supplier of custom-made lead shielding products, tungsten products and non-lead shielding alternatives, subcontracts non-core production to achieve the best balance of pricing, production output and profit. "We aim to offer the highest value in radiation protection to the medical- and security-system industries," said Tom Ray, President of Vulcan GMS MarketWire

CloudBees Gains Market Momentum in 2011, Celebrates 10X Growth and Receives Multiple Industry Awards
CloudBees, Inc., the Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation leader, today announced the company grew platform services subscriptions by a factor of 10 in 2011, versus comparable 2010 numbers. This growth reflects the rapid acceptance and adoption of the CloudBees' PaaS for complete, end-to-end Java application development and deployment. MarketWire

Global Survey Dispels Myths About the Consumerization of IT in Canada
Avanade, a business technology solutions and managed services provider, today announced the release of its report, Dispelling Six Myths of Consumerization of IT, based on a survey of more than 600 senior business and IT leaders conducted in 17 countries MarketWire

ATIS Appoints Cheetah Technologies' Jeremy Bennington to Board of Directors
Cheetah Technologies, a carrier class, systems management solutions developer for broadband service providers, has announced that its Senior Vice President Jeremy Bennington has joined the board of directors of the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) MarketWire

Debtwire Releases the Seventh Annual North American Distressed Debt Market Outlook Survey
Debtwire, in association with Bingham McCutchen LLP and Macquarie Group, today announced the findings of its seventh annual North American Distressed Debt Market Outlook survey. The survey's findings show that investors are only cautiously optimistic for 2012 despite the recent increase in restructuring headlines and market volatility. MarketWire

Yottaa Launches Website Performance APIs
Yottaa, Inc., the web performance company that helps businesses double their site speed in just a few clicks, announced today the availability of three distinct APIs. The new APIs are designed to make it easy for Yottaa's partners and the developer community at large to interact with Yottaa and to access and leverage detailed website performance metrics MarketWire

Christopher Radko(R) Charity Awareness Ornaments Are Designed to Give Back
Premier holiday décor company Christopher Radko, a division of Rauch Industries, Inc., announced today that it has donated over $11,000.00 to charities across the United States MarketWire

Arrow Commodity Strategy Fund Outperforms Peer Group Average During Turbulent Year for Commodities Markets
Price gyrations in the commodities markets last year have highlighted important differences between familiar commodity indices and the benchmark for the Arrow Commodity Strategy Fund (NASDAQ: CSFFX) (A-Shares) MarketWire

Giant Tiger Selects Fortinet Enterprise Network Security Solution to Protect and Securely Connect Nationwide Stores
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that Giant Tiger, a leading Canadian family discount retailer, has deployed FortiGate® appliances, FortiAP wireless appliances as well as Fortinet's analysis appliance, FortiAnalyzer™ MarketWire

Healthcare Analyst Values MMRGlobal Patents at $300-800 Million
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR"), a leading provider of Personal Health Records ("PHR"), MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions and electronic document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals, today announced that The MichaelBassGroup ("MBG"), a leading investment banking and strategic advisory services firm (www.michaelbass MarketWire

New Year, New Savings: Overland Storage Launches New Customer Promotions
Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced that it is offering customers two new promotions for the New Year as part of its ongoing mission to provide the best combination of secure, accessible and affordable data storage solutions MarketWire

Health Enhancement Products, Inc. Launches New Website and Toll-Free Phone Service
Arizona-based algae producer Health Enhancement Products (OTCBB: HEPI) has launched a new temporary website, signaling its new focus on research-based products for the dietary supplement, food ingredient and medical foods markets. The new URL is -- and the new toll-free phone number is (888) 871-6903 MarketWire

SEI Reports Fourth-Quarter 2011 Financial Results
SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced financial results for fourth-quarter 2011. Diluted earnings per share were $.25 in fourth-quarter 2011 compared to $.33 in fourth-quarter 2010. MarketWire

EnerNOC Set to Host OpenADR Interoperability Test Event at Its Boston Headquarters
EnerNOC, Inc MarketWire

T SystemEV Meets Highest Interoperability Standards at IHE North America Connectathon
T-System, Inc. today announced that its emergency department information system (EDIS), The T SystemEV®, successfully verified 36 instances of tests at the 13th annual North America Connectathon in Chicago. Hosted by the Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE), the Connecathon is the IT industry's only large-scale interoperability testing event MarketWire

Ameristar Casinos Announces Closing of Purchase of Casino Resort Development Site in Springfield, Mass.
Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA) announced today it has closed on the purchase of a 41-acre site in Springfield, Mass., with the intent to apply for the sole casino license for western Massachusetts and, if awarded, build a luxury hotel and entertainment resort. MarketWire

Bizzingo Announces Agreement With BPG Worldwide
Bizzingo, Inc. (OTCBB: BIZZ), a business to business social media company, announced that it has signed a services agreement with BPG Worldwide, Inc., an award-winning Internet software development firm. BPG will provide technology services to further develop and launch Bizzingo's B2B search and social media platform. MarketWire

TexCom's New Subsidiary, Eagle Ford Environmental Services, Is Now Open for Business
TexCom, Inc MarketWire

New $1 Million National Spay/Neuter Grant Program From PetSmart Charities(R) to Save Lives of Nation's Most At-Risk Pets
PetSmart Charities®, the country's largest funder of spay/neuter efforts, has announced a new $1 million national spay/neuter grant program aimed at saving the lives of pets that have the highest risk of being euthanized due to overcrowding in shelters: cats and pit bull terriers. MarketWire

The Stock Radio Interviews Henry Fahman, Chairman and CEO of PHI Group, Inc. About Its Energy Program and Plans for 2012
Henry Fahman, Chairman and CEO of PHI Group, Inc. (OTCQB: PHIE) (PINKSHEETS: PHIE), a company focused on energy and natural resources, was interviewed by The Stock Radio's analyst Karl Marek. The interview discusses the Company's refocused business model, progress to date, potential benefits from recent transactions and developments, and short-term goals for 2012. MarketWire

Battery Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz Invest in Big Data Startup Continuuity
Battery Ventures today announced it has invested in Continuuity, a Big Data startup born out of the firm's Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) program and founded by Battery EIR Todd Papaioannou. Andreessen Horowitz, Ignition Partners, and several prominent angel investors including Bob Pasker, Matt Ocko and The Data Collective, and Paul Ambrose, also participated in the round. MarketWire

RI Filmmaker/Producer Chad A. Verdi's Zombie Thriller, Infected, Hits Theaters October 2012
Woodhaven Production Company proudly announces that its Zombie Thriller, currently entitled "Infected," will hit theaters in October 2012, just in time for Halloween. MarketWire

Chicago Sports Teams: Chicago Bulls, Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Cubs Tickets Are Available at
Today, announced that playoff-bound Chicago Sport Teams Chicago Bulls tickets and Chicago Blackhawks tickets are available for purchase at Their season will be coming to a close soon, and you don't want to miss any of their regular and playoff games. Get your tickets today before they are sold out MarketWire

Lockheed Martin's Mission Systems and Sensors Division Selects LynuxWorks LynxOS RTOS for UK AWACS
AFCEA West -- LynuxWorks, Inc. announced that the Mission Systems and Sensors Division (MS2) of Lockheed Martin in Owego, NY has selected the LynxOS real-time operating system (RTOS) and Luminosity Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for use in conjunction with the United Kingdom (UK) Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS). MarketWire

GigaOM Pro and YouSendIt Survey Reveals Overwhelming Majority of Business Managers Have Used a Personal Application or Service for Business Content Collaboration Without IT's Approval
YouSendIt, Inc., the leader in business content collaboration services, today announced that results from a survey by GigaOM Pro revealed a majority of business managers are using a product or service for content collaboration at work that IT did not know about or sanction. Nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of business managers report doing so MarketWire

U.S. Electrodynamics Expands On-Net Coverage With Zayo Ethernet Services
Zayo Group announces today it completed deployment of an Ethernet network for U.S. Electrodynamics, Inc. (USEI) to its Brewster, Washington Teleport facility. USEI delivers its satellite communications services from its satellite uplink facility in Brewster. It provides services for broadcast, government, telecommunications, and enterprise customers. MarketWire

First Naviscan PET Scanners Installed in Europe
Naviscan PET scanners performing Positron Emission Mammography (PEM) have been installed in two prestigious European centers: Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and Medica in Istanbul, Turkey. Capitalizing on Naviscan's distribution in 13 European countries, these mark the first installations of a backlog of orders in the European market. MarketWire

Lantronix New 'Plug-and-Print' xPrintServer Now Shipping
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced the worldwide availability of its new xPrintServer™, the first plug-and-print hardware solution for printing from iPads®, iPhones®, and virtually any Apple iOS® device MarketWire

Magnolia Solar Explores New Limits on Solar Cell Performance
Magnolia Solar Corporation (OTCBB: MGLT) ("Magnolia Solar") announced that Dr. Roger E. Welser, the Chief Technology Officer of its wholly owned subsidiary, Magnolia Solar, Inc., presented an invited paper at a SPIE Photonic West Conference on the Physics, Simulations and Photonic Engineering for Photovoltaic Devices MarketWire

Luidia's eBeam Technology Comes to 43,000 Classrooms and 72 School Boards Throughout Quebec
Luidia Inc. announced that eBeam technology can now be acquired by approximately 43,000 classrooms and 72 school boards throughout Quebec, increasing the global reach of the company's technology. MarketWire

Survey: Professionals Seek Job Changes in the Year Ahead
While fear of job survival may have been the overriding workplace emotion in 2010 and 2011, survey results released today indicate that is no longer the case. MarketWire

Kindsight Launches Security Analytics to Help Service Providers Better Protect Their Networks and Subscribers
Kindsight, a provider of network-based security and analytics solutions, today announced Kindsight Security Analytics, a new platform for service providers to analyze network traffic for malware and aggregate security statistics onto a single web-based dashboard MarketWire

BSE Group Achieves Major Milestone With Management of $150 Million Semiconductor Equipment Portfolio
Boston Semi Equipment, LLC (BSE Group), announced that its Test Advantage Capital Group's portfolio of semiconductor manufacturing equipment under management has surpassed $150 million, a major milestone for the company MarketWire

NetEnrich Executives Named Top Channel Influencers by Channelnomics
NetEnrich, Inc MarketWire

UFood Restaurant Group Announces 26 Unit Area Development Agreement for Global Military Base Expansion With MBUF, LLC
UFood Restaurant Group, Inc. (OTCBB: UFFC) announced today that the company has signed an agreement for global military base development of 26 UFood Grill units with MBUF, LLC, a private investment group of military veterans and a subsidiary of Dark Horse Capital Partners. MarketWire

Barrett-Jackson Proudly Raises Nearly $5.9 Million for Local and National Charities
Barrett-Jackson is proud to announce it has raised nearly $5.9 million for charitable causes at its 2012 Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 15-22. MarketWire

College for Financial Planning Attains Academic Distinction
The College for Financial Planning, the nation's oldest financial planning education institution, recently attained two notable distinctions from academic oversight organizations. The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a regional educational accreditation commission, reaccredited CFFP through the 2017-18 school year MarketWire

Krux Kicks Off 2012 With Global Expansion, an Enhanced Platform, and Significant Growth in Internet Reach
Krux (, the technology leader in cloud-based consumer data solutions, today announced a major new platform release and shared details on its market position coming out of 2011, including considerable gains in audience reach, global expansion, and widespread adoption of its technology. MarketWire

Teleran(C) to Deliver Big Data Keynote Presentation at Oracle Sales Training Program
Teleran Technologies, the leading provider of business intelligence (BI), data warehouse and big data management software solutions, today announced that the company is delivering the keynote address today at Oracle's worldwide Big Data field sales training program. Teleran's presentation and training sessions will focus on identifying and developing Oracle Big Data prospects and customers MarketWire

Recasting of Nokia Quarterly and Full Year 2010 and First, Second and Third Quarter 2011 Results

PearlBrite(TM) Retains Leonard F. Genovese of the Renowned Genovese Drug Store Chain Family to Its Board of Advisors
PearlBrite™ Concepts, Inc. ("PearlBrite"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Entertainment Group, Inc. ("Delta Entertainment") (OTCQB: DENG) (OTCBB: DENG), has retained Leonard F. Genovese to its Board of Advisors management team. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges SYKES' Excellence in Executing a World-Class Value-Add Service Capability
Based on its recent analysis of the contact center outsourcing market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated with the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Enhancement MarketWire

CenterBeam Customer Satisfaction Ratings Reach All-Time High at 97.4 Percent in 2011
CenterBeam, Inc., a pioneer in delivering hosted IT services, today announced results of its 2011 customer satisfaction surveys, which showed that overall satisfaction with the company's helpdesk and support services reached an all-time high at 97.4 percent MarketWire

Digirad Receives CE Mark Approval for Advanced, Solid-State Cardius(R) X-ACT Imaging System
Digirad Corporation (NASDAQ: DRAD) today announced that it has received Conformitee Europeene (CE) Mark approval for its Cardius® X-ACT imaging system, enabling Digirad to market and manufacture its advanced, solid-state camera system in the European Union. The Cardius X-ACT imaging system was designed to increase diagnostic accuracy and make earlier detection of disease possible. MarketWire

SET Corp Reverse Splits Stock One-for-15, Effective January 25, 2012
Sustainable Environmental Technologies (SET Corp) (OTCQB: SETS) (OTCQB: SETSD) (PINKSHEETS: SETS) (PINKSHEETS: SETSD) today announced that its one-for-15 reverse stock split will become effective January 25, 2012 MarketWire

Advent Financial Initiates Coverage of North Spring Resources Corp. (OTCBB: NSRS)
Advent Financial is pleased to announce that it has initiated research coverage on North Springs Resources Corp. (OTCBB: NSRS). MarketWire

AccelOps Expands Cisco MARS Replacement Program
Cisco MARS customers and resellers that replaced their Cisco MARS security appliances with AccelOps virtual appliance have experienced more than 50 percent productivity improvement and smarter capabilities built for today's highly dynamic virtualized and cloud-based data centers MarketWire

4Linux, Erlang Solutions and Linux Professional Institute Join The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that three companies are joining the organization: 4Linux, Erlang Solutions and Linux Professional Institute (LPI). MarketWire

Maverick Trading Announces 2011 Returns and Profit Sharing for Prop Traders
The premier proprietary trading firm, Maverick Trading, released its 2011 portfolio returns to its traders on Thursday, January 12 in a private presentation to the firm. While exact details remain within the firm, Maverick Trading management was comfortable in confirming that portfolio returns for 2011 exceeded 40 percent by a fair margin MarketWire

Who Holds the TRUMP CARD(R)?: TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION(TM) Unveils Privileges Program With Unmatched Trump Benefits
AMERICAS LODGING INVESTMENT SUMMIT -- TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION™ today announced its new guest privileges program with benefits no other hotel company can match. In addition to familiar milestone benefits such as room upgrades and free hotel stays, The TRUMP CARD® Privileges Program is distinguished by an unsurpassed level of personalization and customization MarketWire

RIA In A Box Provides Free February 7 Webinar on SEC to State Transition Challenges and Requirements
RIA In A Box (, a compliance consulting business aimed exclusively at registered investment advisory firms, will host a free webinar on the issues and challenges associated with the SEC to State registration transition for RIAs MarketWire

Broadleaf Names David Hohler as Vice President of Technology
Broadleaf Services recently named David Hohler as Vice President of Technology. In this role, David is leading technology and operations functions for Broadleaf MarketWire

Fundraising Goes Up, Up & Away for National Pancake Day
IHOP® is on a mission to raise $2.7 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and other local charities with its National Pancake Day celebration, set for Tuesday, February 28, and they are making it easier than ever for their guests to participate with an online giving option and a month-long bounce-back balloon sales offer. MarketWire

C3 Announces New Senior Vice Presidents of Products, Engineering, and Global Services
C3 (, a provider of energy and emissions management software solutions, today announced the addition of three new senior vice presidents to its executive team: Brian Stone, Senior Vice President of Product Marketing, Richard Campione, Senior Vice President of Engineering, and Keith Costello, Senior Vice President of Global Services. MarketWire

Market Research: Rise in Asian & Middle Eastern Refineries Affecting North American Oil Companies has announced the addition of the new report "Refining Industry to 2016 - Increasing Margins and Rise in Product Demand Set to Drive Capacity Expansions in Asia and Middle East," to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

De' Longhi to acquire Nokia facility in Romania
Nokia Corporation, aglobal leader in mobilecommunications, and De' Longhi SpA, a global leader in householdappliances,today announced that they have agreed terms for De' Longhi to acquireNokia'sproduction facility in Cluj, Romania, subject to approvals by the relevantauthorities. MarketWire

ESI Las Vegas Introduces New On-Site and Digital Media Features
Leading spa tradeshow company Esthetique Spa International (ESI) is proud to announce a host of new on-site and digital features designed to enhance the Las Vegas show April 15-16 at The Venetian/Sands Expo. ESI features the spa and esthetics industry's most comprehensive education and quality buying platform MarketWire

Li3 Energy Announces Intent to Acquire Lithium Rights of New World Resource Corp.
Li3 Energy, Inc., (OTCBB: LIEG) ("Li3", "Li3 Energy" or the "Company"), a US-listed and South American based global exploration and development company in the lithium and minerals sector, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire the rights to the lithium assets of New World Resource Corp. (TSX VENTURE: NW) ("New World"), a Canadian mineral exploration company MarketWire

Mattson Technology Announces Availability of 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results and Webcast
Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced process equipment used to manufacture semiconductors, announced that the company will host a conference call on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Time). The conference call will cover 2011 fourth quarter and year end financial results and current business conditions. MarketWire

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Announces 2011 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company" or "First Midwest") (NASDAQ: FMBI) MarketWire

Global Investment in Renewable Energy Hits Another Record in 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Despite a sluggish economy, the latest year-end assessment shows a record investment in renewable energy projects in 2011, according to Industrial Info Resources and confirmed by many leading financial and energy news sources. MarketWire

Peabody Energy CEO: Reduced U.S. Coal Generation Is Little Problem in Strong Global Coal Market, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In a conference call about Peabody Energy Corporation's (NYSE:BTU) (St MarketWire

Davinci Virtual Office Solutions -- There Now Is an App for That
Davinci Virtual, a leading provider of global virtual office services, announced the release of its first iPhone virtual office application for communication clients. The new mobile app allows Davinci Virtual clients to place VOIP calls from their mobile phone over Wifi MarketWire

Caring Online Reports 'Drunkorexia' Combines Excess Drinking, Extreme Dieting
More and more young people who want to be thin without passing up the party lifestyle are engaging in a dangerously unhealthy combination of binge drinking and anorexic or bulimic eating behavior popularly known as "drunkorexia," according to the website Caring Online. MarketWire

Portal Solutions Selects RTM Consulting to Provide Just-in-Time Resourcing(R) Consulting Services
Cincinnati-based RTM Consulting, the leading provider of Resource Management Solutions for professional, consulting and shared services organizations in the IT sector, announced today that Portal Solutions has selected RTM Consulting's Just-in-Time Resourcing® solutions to address the resource management needs of their professional services personnel MarketWire

Is Now the Right Time to Buy a House?
Home prices are down and mortgage rates areat their lowest levels in decades. It's a combination which meansaffordability is up, so is now the right time to buy a house? MarketWire

Market Research Projects Wireless Market Growth at 20% CAGR Through 2016 has announced the addition of the new report "Wireless Platforms Market - Global Forecasts & Analysis (2011 - 2016)" to their collection of Broadband market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

KeepItSafe Launches All-in-One Disaster Recovery Solution for High Data Availability
KeepItSafe, a global provider of managed online backup and disaster recovery services and a brand of j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), has launched KeepItSafe DR, an enterprise class online backup and disaster recovery solution MarketWire

Neste Oil ranked the world's 19th most sustainable company in the Global 100 list
For the sixth consecutive year, Neste Oil has been selected for inclusionin theGlobal 100 list of the world's most sustainable companies. This year thecompanyreached the 19th place on the list improving its ranking by one step fromlastyear. Out of the Finnish companies, Neste Oil's ranking was the highest MarketWire

Market Research: Antipsychotics Market Will Contract to $14 Billion by 2017 has announced the addition of the new report "Antipsychotics Market to 2017 - Patent Expiries for Zyprexa, Abilify, Seroquel and Geodon and the Launch of Generic Versions Will Limit Commercial Opportunities for Pipeline Molecules," to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch MarketWire

GreenGro Technologies Announces Aggressive Expansion Plans to Capitalize on Eco-Friendly Products and Technologies
GreenGro Technologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRNH) is opening its first retail location in Orange County, CA. on February 1, 2012. The facility will also house GreenGro's corporate operations. MarketWire

Two ITVS-Funded Films Receive Oscar(R) Nomination for Best Doc Feature

Nova Development Launches the Mac(R) SuperBundle(TM) Winter 2012
Nova Development, a consumer unit of leading global software developer and publisher Avanquest Software (EURONEXT PARIS: AVQ), is proud to announce the release of the Mac® SuperBundle™ Winter 2012 software suite. MarketWire

Technic Launches New Barrier Layer Coatings to Enable Reduced Gold Consumption in Electronic Applications
Technic Inc. has announced the commercial release of the first products to be marketed under the Goldeneye gold reduction technology platform: Techni Nickel HT-2 and Techni NiPhos 611 barrier layer electroplating processes for connector applications. MarketWire

Nokia hits 1.5 billion sales of revolutionary Series 40 mobile phones
Nokia today announced one of the mostsignificant milestones inits history with the sale of its 1.5 billionth Series 40 mobile phone. Thedevice was sold to a female consumer in the Brazilian city of SãoPaulo andrepresents a historic moment as Nokia continues its strategy of connectingthenext billion. MarketWire

Farmers Insurance Is Presenting Sponsor of the Warren Spahn Awards Gala January 26 in Oklahoma City
Each year, Oklahoma City's Bricktown Rotary Club presents the Warren Spahn Award to the best left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. This year's winner is L.A Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw, who will attend the Warren Spahn Gala set for January 26. MarketWire

Richardson Eyres Adds Cloud to Managed Services Offering With NaviSite Partnership
NaviSite Europe Limited, a premier provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, has announced a new partnership with IT solutions and services provider, Richardson Eyres MarketWire

Neste Oil to publish its 2011 results on 3 February 2012
Neste Oil will publish its fourth quarterand full year 2011 results on Friday,3 February 2012 at approximately 9 am (EET). The release will be availableonthe website immediately after publishing. MarketWire

Ericsson reports fourth quarter and full year
Third Fourth quarter quarter Full yearSEK b. 2011(1) 2010(2) Change 2011(1) Change 2011(1) 2010(2) ChangeNet sales 63.7 62.8 1% 55.5 15% 226.9 203.3 12%Gross margin 30.2% 36.6% - 35.0% - 35.1% 38.2% -EBITA marginexcl JVs 8.1% 15 MarketWire

Almirall and Galapagos enter research alliance
* Three-year integrated drug discovery alliance is for identifying drug development candidates for treating respiratory disease * The value of this collaboration could reach EUR7.5 million Almirall, S.A.(ALM.MC) announced today that has formed a research alliance withBioFocus, anaffiliate from Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) MarketWire

OctoPlus announces the proposal to appoint Staf Van Reet to the Supervisory Board
OctoPlus N.V. ("OctoPlus" or the"Company") (Euronext: OCTO) announces today that the Supervisory Board oftheCompany plans to propose Dr. Staf Van Reet as chairman of the SupervisoryBoardat the next General Meeting of Shareholders in May. This appointment willbe fora period of four years. Dr. Van Reet has a long track record of successes in the pharma andbiotechindustry MarketWire

ICOS and Joyent Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Joyent's Cloud Infrastructure Solution to Channel Partners and Service Providers
Joyent, the global provider of cloud computing software and services, and ICOS, leading Italian distributor of IT enterprise infrastructure solutions, today announced a strategic agreement to provide SmartDataCenter software to local channel partners and service providers. SmartDataCenter is a cloud infrastructure software platform developed by Joyent and marketed to customers worldwide MarketWire

Low Prices and High Value Are Bringing Buyers Home to Venue by William Lyon Homes
It's over, the search for high value and low prices ends right here at Venue in the community of Vista Del Mar. This William Lyon Homes neighborhood has important priorities covered so families can get moving to a brand new home this year. More living space and incredible prices from the low $300,000s make Venue the one address smart consumers can't afford to resist MarketWire

Prices From the High $300,000s Are Generating Incredible Sales at The Ranch by William Lyon Homes
Families who are ready to close the chapter on renting and turn the page to owning will find The Ranch by William Lyon Homes the only place to be. With prices from the high $100,000s and historically low interest rates available, this brand new neighborhood in livable, lovable Lathrop continues to generate incredible sales success MarketWire

Diversification, Long Out of Favor, May Be the Best Business Model for Tough Economic Times
The diversified company, long out of fashion and derided by commentators for lack of focus and lack of value, may in fact be the best business model for tough economic times, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and HHL - Leipzig Graduate School of Management MarketWire

REMINDER: Accellera Systems Initiative Announces Call for Nominations for 2012 Technical Excellence Award for EDA and IP Standards Contributions

Longhorn Solar Rolls Out $1 Per-Watt Solar Rebate Program For Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative Customers in 14 Cities Across Central Texas That Want to Go Solar and Save Thousands Per Year on Bluebonnet Electric Bills
Longhorn Solar ( announced that due to the heavy demand from Bluebonnet customers at the recent Austin Home and Garden Show, the Company has decided to roll out its $1 per-watt solar rebate program to more than fourteen new Texas cities and towns throughout central Texas until the end of 2012. MarketWire

Solteq Plc: SHARE REPURCHASE 25.1.2012
Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT          25.1.2012  SHARE REPURCHASE  25.1.2012 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date25.1.2012 Bourse tradeBUYShareSTQ1VAmount2.000sharesTotal cost2 GlobeNewswire

Regulated information - Ageas completes its EUR 250 million share buy-back programme
Ageas has completed today the share buy-back programme announced on 24 August 2011. Between 24 August 2011 and 25 January 2012, Ageas has bought back 192,168,091 shares corresponding to 7.3252% of the total shares outstanding and totalling EUR 250 million. GlobeNewswire

CORR: Equity share capital
Reference is made to stock exchange notices dated 4 May 2011 and 26 May 2011 regarding the resolution in SpareBank 1 SMN's Supervisory Board on the establishment of Sparebankstiftelsen SpareBank 1 SMN. GlobeNewswire

IQE plc : IQE presents five papers at Photonics West in San Francisco
Cardiff, 25 January 2012 - IQE plc (AIM: IQE), the leading global supplier of advanced semiconductor wafer products and services to the semiconductor industry, this week presented a series of invited papers on recent key developments in advanced photonic technologies at the world's premier optoelectronics event, Photonics West. GlobeNewswire

PurePOWER Technologies begins Compacted Graphite Iron Production at Indianapolis Casting Facility
Mr Andrew Kratky Dr Steve Dawson Director of Business Development President & CEO Pure Power Technologies LLC SinterCast AB (publ) Tel: +1 708 786 2740 Tel:   +46 8 660 7750 e-mail: e-mail: steve.dawson@sintercast GlobeNewswire

Bombardier Partnership Project Outlines Green Train of the Future
Swedish "Green Train" project supported by Bombardier shows faster, less costly and more energy-efficient trains are possible on existing track GlobeNewswire

Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. to take delivery of 50,000 DWT Semi-submersible vessel FORTE on May 23, 2012
Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) announces that it will take delivery of the 50,000DWT semi-submersible vessel FORTE, currently under construction by Guangzhou Shipbuilding International (GSI) in China, on May 23, 2012. GlobeNewswire

EDB ErgoGroup - Interim report 4 quarter 2011
(Oslo, 25 January 2012) Presentation of EDB ErgoGroup`s 4th quarter results 2011 will take place Thursday  9 February at 08:00, and will be held at Vika Atrium, Munkedamsveien 45 in Oslo.  EDB ErgoGroup offers webcast of the presentation at GlobeNewswire

Tikkurila's Nomination Board proposes seven members to the Board of Directors
Tikkurila OyjStock Exchange ReleaseJanuary 25, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

Invitation to Vacon's results briefing and teleconference
Vacon Plc, Stock Exchange Release, 25 January 2012 at 1.30 pm (EET) GlobeNewswire

De' Longhi to acquire Nokia facility in Romania
Espoo, Finland and Treviso, Italy - Nokia Corporation, a global leader in mobile communications, and De' Longhi SpA, a global leader in household appliances, today announced that they have agreed terms for De' Longhi to acquire Nokia's production facility in Cluj, Romania, subject to approvals by the relevant authorities. GlobeNewswire

Co-operative negotiations in Incap's Helsinki factory concluded - the factory will be closed down
Incap Corporation      Stock Exchange Release                 GlobeNewswire

Basware : Notice to the Annual General Meeting
NOTICE TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGBasware Corporation, stock exchange release, January 25, 2012 at 12:00 GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil ranked the world's 19th most sustainable company in the Global 100 list
Neste Oil CorporationPress Release25 January 2012 at noon (EET) GlobeNewswire

Vaisala's Summary of 2011 Releases
Vaisala Corporation Stock exchange release January 25, 2012 at 12 p.m.Vaisala has published the summary of 2011 stock exchange releases. The document is available at Further information:Liisa Ahtiluoto, Communications Manager, tel. +358 9 8949 2725, email liisa.ahtiluoto@vaisala GlobeNewswire

Skyguide reports tangible traffic growth and top punctuality in 2011
skyguide /Skyguide reports tangible traffic growth and top punctuality in 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Algoma Central Corporation has chosen Wärtsilä to supply complete propulsion systems with integrated scrubbers for six Great Lakes vessels
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical Press release, 25 January 2012, at 11.00 am (EET) GlobeNewswire

Annual General Meeting in Cryptzone Group AB (publ)
Gothenburg, 25th January 2012New date for Annual General Meeting is April 20th and will be held in Gothenburg.Board of directorsFor more information:Iréne Axelsson, CFOEmail: irene.axelsson@cryptzone.comTel: +46 31 773 8603About the Cryptzone Group:The Cryptzone Group is a technology innovator of proactive controls to mitigate IT security risk GlobeNewswire

Basware : Financial Statements 2011
Basware Corporation Financial Statement Stock Exchange Release, January 25, 2012 at 09:00 GlobeNewswire

Exemption from the Regular Duty of Disclosure
Tekla Corporation     Stock Exchange Release   January 25, 2012 at 9 a.m. GlobeNewswire

New Management Appointments; Post-Merger Integration on Fast Track

SGS selected for metallurgical pilot testing
African Eagle Resources plc GlobeNewswire

MediGene Initiates Clinical Formulation Study of RhuDex® for the Oral Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases
MediGene AG /MediGene Initiates Clinical Formulation Study of RhuDex® for the Oral Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Novartis delivers strong underlying financial performance in 2011, expects 2012 sales to be in line with 2011

BELIMO Holding AG: Good sales growth in local currencies
BELIMO Holding AG /BELIMO Holding AG: Good sales growth in local currencies. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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