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Iran predicts EU sanctions may increase global oil prices by 50 percent
Iran has predicted that global oil prices would increase by 50 per cent following European Union sanctions on crude oil exports. ANI

Apple responds to inhumane working condition claims saying 'firm cares about every worker'
Apple's chief executive Tim Cook has responded to complaints about its factories in China having harsh and poor working conditions to manufacture iPhones, iPads and computers by saying that the firm 'cares about all of its workers'. ANI

Azim Premji to train UK engineering students in Bangalore
Azim Premji, chairman of one of India's largest IT services firms, Wipro, has offered to train British students in IT, engineering and software development in Bangalore. ANI

DOCOMO, LAWSON and Radishbo-ya Agree on Business and Capital Alliances
NTT DOCOMO INC., Japan's leading mobile operator and provider of integrated services centered on mobility, LAWSON INC., one of the largest Japanese convenience store chains, and Radishbo-ya Co ACN Newswire

DOCOMO to Launch Public Tender Offer for Shares of Radishbo-ya
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced that the company will launch a tender offer to acquire all shares of Radishbo-ya Co., Ltd, a Japanese premium home-delivery service offering organic and preservative-free foods ACN Newswire

AT&T Selects Fujitsu Network Communications as Domain Network Equipment Supplier
Fujitsu today announced the selection of Fujitsu Network Communications as one of AT&T's Domain Suppliers for optical and transport equipment for AT&T's industry-leading IP-based network.The multi-year selection covers equipment used to expand and maintain AT&T's metropolitan and long-haul network infrastructure ACN Newswire

Eco Marine Power Unveils Aquarius Eco Ship Concept
Eco Marine Power Co. Ltd. (EMP) today unveiled a concept ship design incorporating its Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) System. This concept design is called the Aquarius Eco Ship and is part of Eco Marine Power's ongoing development efforts aimed at moving shipping towards a more sustainable future ACN Newswire

Court Rejects HP's Attempt to Keep the Truth About Itanium's Death From Customers
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) issued the following statement in response to today's ruling in the ongoing litigation with HP relating to the Intel® Itanium® platform: MarketWire

Helix BioPharma Corp. Updates Shareholders on Results From Annual General Meeting
Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (NYSE Amex: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP) (the "Company" or "Helix") announces that its Annual General Meeting ("AGM" or the "Meeting"), was held today as scheduled. The financial statements of the Company were placed before the AGM and the auditors, KPMG LLP Chartered Accountants, were reappointed. MarketWire

A Sweetheart of a Deal on Tickets to Pageant of the Masters - The Genius
Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift? It doesn't take a "genius" to figure it out! Thrill your sweetheart with tickets to Laguna Beach's Pageant of the Masters running July 7 through August 31, 2012. For a limited time, $14 tickets are available for Director's Tier Side seating, regularly $20 - $30 MarketWire

Court Rejects Oracle's Attempt to Use Fraud Claim to Undo Contract With HP
HP (NYSE: HPQ) issued the following statement in response to today's ruling in the ongoing litigation with Oracle relating to the Intel® Itanium® platform: MarketWire

Brentwood School Is Pleased to Present "It's Our Turn -- Young Women's Conference at Brentwood School"
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Trinity Bank 2011 Net Income up 13.8%
Trinity Bank, N.A. (OTCBB: TYBT) today announced financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and for the twelve months ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Homebuilders Who Delivered Best Customer Experience Honored With 2012 Eliant Homebuyers' Choice Awards
U.S. and Canadian homebuilders who provided their customers with the best purchase and ownership experiences -- according to surveyed homebuyers -- have been honored in the 2012 Eliant Homebuyers' Choice Awards competition. MarketWire

UPDATE: Cody Simpson Expands His Brand Through Series of 16 Major Licensing Agreements; The Rising Star Will Be Featured in a Range of Product Lines
Atlantic recording artist Cody Simpson is staking a claim as one of the year's most iconic new stars, evidenced by a series of newly announced strategic licensing agreements expanding the Cody Simpson brand through a wide array of products and merchandise. MarketWire

Alorica Included in the Magic Quadrant for Customer Management Contact Center BPO, Worldwide, by Leading Analyst Firm
Alorica (www.alorica.com), a leading provider of outsourced customer management solutions, today announced that it has been identified by Gartner, Inc. in the Magic Quadrant for Customer Management Contact Center BPO, Worldwide, released in December 2011. MarketWire

Paul Paeglis Named Executive Director of the Ohio Tuition Trust Authority
The Ohio Tuition Trust Authority announced today that Paul Paeglis has been named the agency's new Executive Director. The Tuition Trust, a state agency within the office of the Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, offers the CollegeAdvantage 529 Savings Plan which helps families financially prepare for higher education. As Executive Director, Mr MarketWire

Costamare Inc. Files Shelf Registration Statement
Costamare Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: CMRE) announced today that it has filed a shelf registration statement on Form F-3 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The registration statement only covers new issuances by the Company MarketWire

Mattersight(TM) Joins Customer Experience Professionals Association as Silver Sponsor
Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR) today announced that it has joined the Customer Experience Professionals Association (CXPA), a global industry trade group whose members are responsible for creating and maintaining an overall positive customer experience -- a vital objective for any organization that offers products or services for sale. MarketWire

Cody Simpson Expands His Brand Through Series of 16 Major Licensing Agreements; The Rising Star Will Be Featured in a Range of Product Lines
Atlantic recording artist Cody Simpson is staking a claim as one of the year's most iconic new stars, evidenced by a series of newly announced strategic licensing agreements expanding the Cody Simpson brand through a wide array of products and merchandise. MarketWire

Zacuto C300 Rigs Ready to Ship
The new Canon C300 is one of the most talked about cameras on the market today. Since its announcement in November, Zacuto has developed several kits for the C300 and they are ready to begin shipping in time for the camera's release. MarketWire

ARC Announces Closing of New Asset Based Credit Facility
ARC (NYSE: ARC), the nation's leading document solutions company for the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry, today announced that it has closed a new asset based senior secured credit facility with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association that was arranged by Wells Fargo Capital Finance, LLC MarketWire

Richard Kincaid Follows the Adult Contemporary Success of "Magic Holiday" With His Soulful Twist on Bill Withers' Classic "Ain't No Sunshine" -- the First Official Single From His Upcoming Album 'Mosaic'
Richard Kincaid (www.richardkincaidmusic.com) has found a great way to follow up the "Magic Holiday" he celebrated this past Christmastime: spreading a little "Sunshine." MarketWire

American National Bankshares Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings
American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ: AMNB) MarketWire

Kona Grill Appoints Berke Bakay as President and CEO
Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, has appointed Berke Bakay as president and CEO. Bakay succeeds Mike Nahkunst, who is leaving the company for personal reasons. MarketWire

Dover Rug & Home New Showroom Now Open
Dover Rug & Home, offering the largest selection of fine floor coverings and window treatments in New England, is pleased to announce their new 30,000 square foot showroom is now open at 721 Worcester Street (Route 9) in Natick. Construction of the new facility, located at the former Fairway Bowling site, began last summer and is the first new building in Natick in more than four years. MarketWire

MichBio Launches Medical Devices Committee to Enhance Sector Support and Growth Statewide
MichBio announced that it has formed a Medical Devices, Technology & Manufacturing Committee to enhance its representation and resource capacity for this important biosciences industry sector. MarketWire

Moog to Present at Cowen & Company Aerospace and Defense Conference on February 7, 2012
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) announced today that John Scannell, CEO, and Don Fishback, CFO, will present at the 33rd Annual Cowen & Co. Aerospace and Defense Conference on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. ET. MarketWire

Substantial New Transcatheter Patient Data Presented at STS
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, announced today that new data were presented on high-risk surgical patients with severe aortic stenosis treated with transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) during the continued access period of Cohort A of The PARTNER Trial MarketWire

EIHC Subsidiary Signs Agreement With MOP Environmental Solutions, Inc.
Equisol, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Environmental Infrastructure Holdings (OTCBB: EIHC), which is the parent company of various environmental manufacturing, engineering and services companies, announced the signing of an exclusive sales agreement with MOP Environmental Solutions Inc., based out of Bath, NH. MarketWire

**Media Alert** World Energy to Host Demand Response Webinar on Impending Changes to Programs in PJM
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it will host a webinar, "Are You Ready for PJM's New DR Market?," on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 2:00pm ET MarketWire

Capitol Bancorp Completes the Divestiture of Its Interest in Colorado-Based Mountain View Bank of Commerce
Capitol Bancorp Limited (OTCQB: CBCR) (PINKSHEETS: CBCR) announced today that it has completed the sale of its interest in Mountain View Bank of Commerce to Lincoln, Nebraska-based NBC Bancshares, led by CEO Lee R. Stuart. MarketWire

Panama Announces Satisfaction of Financing Condition and Results of Its Exchange Invitation
The Republic of Panama ("Panama") announced today that the Financing Condition has been satisfied for its previously announced exchange 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"). Panama will complete the exchange of 2015 Bonds for its 6.700% U.S MarketWire

Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces 2011 Fourth-Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) announces that it will release its 2011 fourth-quarter earnings on Friday, February 3, 2012, after the close of the market. On Monday, February 6, 2012, J. Hyatt Brown, Chairman and acting President and Chief Executive Officer, and Cory T. Walker, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Brown & Brown, Inc MarketWire

Byer California, GAP to Address IT Strategy at Apparel Magazine's Tech Conference West
Executives from Byer California and GAP Inc. will speak on IT strategy at the upcoming Apparel Tech Conference West, to be held Wednesday, March 21 at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising's (FIDM) L.A. campus. The Conference is produced by Apparel Magazine, and complimentary registration is available to qualified apparel retailers, brands and manufacturers at apparelmag.com. MarketWire

Tech Council of Maryland Appoints Art Jacoby as Interim CEO
The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland's largest technology trade association with more than 400 biotechnology and technology members employing more than 200,000 in the region, today announced that Art Jacoby, a TCM board member and managing partner at Maryland Cyber Investment Partners, will serve as the association's interim CEO. MarketWire

Gordon Snider's 'The Hypnotist' Mesmerizes
Author Gordon Snider (http://gordonsnider.com) takes readers to a unique time and place in American history, 1906 San Francisco, in his thriller, "The Hypnotist." MarketWire

Satori Software Launches the EasyTrack Mail Stream Monitoring Service
Satori Software today launched EasyTrack, a mail stream monitoring add-on service for its Bulk Mailer and MailRoom ToolKit mailing preparation solutions. Mailers and their clients can now benefit from increased visibility into the USPS mail stream to more accurately predict mail delivery windows and identify possible delivery issues. MarketWire

New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc. Updates Quarterly Dividend Record Date
New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NHTB) previously announced a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share payable on January 31, 2012. The quarterly dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of January 24, 2012. The press release dated January 17, 2012 inadvertently listed the record date as January 24, 2011. MarketWire

Datalliance Expands Global VMI Customer Base in 2011
Datalliance, the leading independent provider of Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) platform services, today announced that the company significantly increased its customer base in 2011 by adding some of the world's largest companies. Datalliance also recorded increased revenues and profits, making 2011 the 20th consecutive year that the company has increased year-over-year revenue MarketWire

IMI Global President Leann Saunders Interviewed on Aspen Public Radio News Show Focused on Consumer Demands for Increased Transparency in Food Chain
Integrated Management Information, Inc. (IMI Global) (OTCBB: INMG), a leading provider of verification and Internet solutions for the agricultural/livestock industry under the Where Food Comes From® brand, today announced that its president, Leann Saunders, was featured on an Aspen Public Radio news story on the reliability of food producers' product claims. MarketWire

LEWIS PR Defines 12 Essential PR Techniques in Global Guide to Digital Communications
LEWIS PR, the global digital communications agency, has launched a guide to 12 essential techniques of modern PR. MarketWire

Book-Vegas.com Will Customize Your Dream Las Vegas Vacation; Travel Experts Create Red Carpet Travel Packages
Book-Vegas.com, a boutique travel agency that provides customized Las Vegas travel packages, today announced that luxury Las Vegas vacations are immediately available at affordable rates. Packages can be fully customized and are ideal for Stag/Hen Parties, Weddings and Corporate Events. MarketWire

MedHOK Earns Full 2012 NCQA HEDIS(R) Software Certification for 360Measures(R)
MedHOK, one of the healthcare industry's fastest growing providers of cloud-based software, announced today that it achieved full certification for its 360Measures®, version 2.55 MarketWire

Interline Resources Corporation Announces Completely New Board of Directors, Management Team and $5 Million Capital Raise
Interline Resources (PINKSHEETS: IRCE), a twenty year old midstream, natural gas and oil development company, announces a completely new board of directors, new management team and plans for its pipeline and oil well assets. MarketWire

NSI Publishes New E-Book for Nail Technicians
A new e-book titled "The Enlightened Tech: An Indispensable Guide to Clarifying Nail Service Terminology" is available on the NSI web site to help nail technicians across the globe. Set up in dictionary form, the e-book contains numerous nail service terms that are used in the professional beauty industry with corresponding definitions that are clear and to-the-point MarketWire

Solera Networks Raises $20 Million in Series D Funding Led by Intel Capital
Solera Networks™, the industry's leading Network Security Analytics provider, announced today that it has secured $20 million in Series D financing led by Intel Capital. Intel Capital is joined by existing investors Allegis Capital, Signal Peak Ventures and Trident Capital MarketWire

Designated Drivers Should Always Start
The Super Bowl is America's most popular national sporting event. All across the country, millions of people gather to socialize and watch the big game. The U.S MarketWire

Value Is Key at Sage Court & Gardenia Where New Homes Are Priced to Unlock a Great Future at Rosedale in Azusa
Priced from the high $200,000s, Sage Court and Gardenia offer values too good to resist in the award-winning master planned community of Rosedale in Azusa MarketWire

The Joint Commission and JCR Present the 2012 Emergency Preparedness Conference
On May 22, 2011, St. John's Regional Medical Center was devastated by an EF5 tornado when it tore through Joplin, Missouri. Despite the odds, the hospital continued to provide care and save patients' lives because its staff had successfully tested and implemented effective emergency preparedness and disaster management plans MarketWire

Options Media Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Illume Software
Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OPMG) (PINKSHEETS: OPMG) (the "Company" or "Options Media") has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire 100% of the stock of Illume Software, Inc., a Boston-based mobile software company, whose iZup software is a responsible solution to cell phone-related distracted driving MarketWire

Experienced Leadership for Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) in 2012
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), the Chicagoland multiple listing service, is pleased to announce its new leadership team for 2012. MarketWire

Major Auction of Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina Bank-Owned Real Estate to Span Two Days, Four Cities
More than 455 properties owned by five different banks will sell Feb. 15-16 in an auction that will be spread over four events in two days. The properties -- which will include office buildings, car washes, land, waterfront home sites and many others -- will be sold in four separate events on Feb. 15 and 16, with John Dixon & Associates managing the sales. MarketWire

InterMed Installs Maine's First Low-Dose Computed Tomography (CT) System
InterMed, a premier healthcare provider in Southern Maine, announced today it has acquired the state of Maine's first low-dose computed tomography (CT) system. The facility's new General Electric (GE) Optima CT660 scanner features technology that reduces patient exposure to radiation by up to 40 percent, while producing high-quality imaging MarketWire

$300,000 Media Test Confirms New DermaWand Infomercial Is a Hit
International Commercial Television, Inc. (OTCQB: ICTL) (PINKSHEETS: ICTL) ("ICTV" or "The Company"), a premier company employing prominently profiled infomercial campaigns to market and brand unique products to the global consumer through multi-channels of distribution, is announcing the following: MarketWire

Burns & McDonnell Dedicates New Smart Grid Laboratory
Burns & McDonnell has significantly expanded and upgraded its Smart Grid Laboratory as a result of a move into a new larger testing and development facility equipped with more than $1 million in state-of-the-art diagnostics and testing equipment. The new facility was formally dedicated during a Jan. 27 open house for employee-owners and clients MarketWire

Equinox Selects BNP Paribas for Fund Administration in the United States
BNP Paribas today announced that, following a competitive tender, it has implemented a mandate to provide fund administration to Equinox Fund Management (Equinox), a leading US alternative asset manager with more than USD 1.5 billion in assets under management. MarketWire

Kriste Michelini Interiors Unveils Details of NY Suite for Marin Designers Showcase
Kriste Michelini Interiors, specializing in creating classic modern interiors, announced today the design details and furnishings for the NY Suite IV at the Marin Designers Showcase. This year's world-class contemporary Showcase is at an exclusive Belvedere location, boasting 180 degree views of the San Francisco Bay Area MarketWire

SafeMart Home Security Named Stevie Award Finalist for Best Customer Service
Just a month into 2012, SafeMart has already secured another award for having the best e-Commerce Customer Service in the country. SafeMart has been named a finalist for The Stevie Awards e-Commerce Customer Service Award MarketWire

Groovy Globe Launches Organic Product Line
Groovy Globe (www.groovyglobe.net) today launched of its line of organic branded t-shirts and products created to help generate funds for non-profit environmental organizations. MarketWire

Marvin(R) Names Brett Boyum VP of Marketing
Brett Boyum is the new vice president of marketing for Marvin Windows and Doors, the company announced today. MarketWire

BroadcastMed Launches Online Video Channel for NewYork-Presbyterian
BroadcastMed, Inc. is proud to present the health community with an online resource for quality, video content. The recently launched NEP Video Center contains videos on specialties ranging from cancer to pediatrics to orthopedics. This Wednesday, a new program launches on the site highlighting the otolaryngology department at NewYork-Presbyterian MarketWire

J. P. King to Serve on Panels at Upcoming Conferences for Financial Solutions, Auctioneers, Brokers
Having been members of the National Auctioneers Association for decades, J. P. King Auction Company executives have learned the value and importance that comes from being educated by others in the industry. Being the nation's oldest real estate auction marketing firm, J. P MarketWire

McCain Inc. Celebrates 25th Anniversary
McCain Inc., a leading provider of intelligent transportation solutions, is pleased to announce that 2012 will round out its first quarter century in business, and marked the occasion by unveiling a commemorative logo MarketWire

Property Management President and COO to Leave Dominium
Dominium, a leading apartment development and management company, announced today that Property Management President and COO Jon Segner will be leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. He has agreed to stay on, however, while the company conducts a nationwide search for his replacement. MarketWire

Treasure State Bank Reports Fourth Quarter 2011 Operating Results
Treasure State Bank ("the Bank") (OTCBB: TRSU), a Montana chartered community bank, today announced: MarketWire

Kairos Transmedia Establishes SpillWall Inc.-Major Social Media Platform For Kids
Kairos Transmedia (www.kairostransmedia.com), today announced it has established SpillWall Inc., its wholly owned social media site for youth. MarketWire

Shinedown Ready to Roll on 2012 Avalanche Tour; Multi-Platinum Band to Headline Annual Rock Trek, Kicking Off March 27th at Anaheim's The Grove; New Single, "Bully," Explodes Into Rock Radio Top 10; Jimmy Kimmel Live! Outdoor Stage Performance Set for March 26th Heralding Hugely Anticipated New Albu
Atlantic recording group Shinedown has announced plans to headline this year's eagerly awaited Avalanche Tour. The North American trek -- presented by Zippo and produced by Synergy Global Entertainment, Inc. -- gets underway on March 27th at The Grove in Anaheim, California and then continues through late April (see below itinerary) MarketWire

T-System Launches Solution to Strengthen Physician Alignment, Support ACO Model
T-System, Inc. today introduced the new T-System Performance™ solution, Care Continuity, a web-based tool that will promote hospital-physician alignment and higher care quality by actively managing patient care transitions and providing an automated way to send and receive patient referrals. MarketWire

Securities Law Firm Gilman Law LLP Reminds Shareholders of GMX Resources to Inquire About Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Prior to February 3, 2012 Deadline
Leading national securities law firm Gilman Law LLP announces GMX Resources Securities Fraud Lawsuit commenced in the US District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma (Case No MarketWire

Tiësto Unites With Wynn Las Vegas to Create Exclusive Residency at Encore Beach Club, Surrender and XS Nightclubs in 2012
Tiësto, recently voted "The Greatest DJ of All Time" by Mixmag, has forged an exclusive residency with Wynn Las Vegas daylife and nightclub venues Encore Beach Club, Surrender and XS nightclubs for 2012. MarketWire

ANYI LU Spring/Summer 2012 Collection Arriving in Stores Nationwide
The anticipated ANYI LU Spring/Summer 2012 collection is now arriving in stores throughout North America including Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom, and many fine boutiques. Online the collection is available on www.nordstrom.com, www.endless.com, a division of Amazon, and www.berenshoes.com. MarketWire

New PageUp People Global Gateway Interface Allows Large Employers to Overcome Recruiting Challenges Inherent to Multinational Operations
PageUp People™, a Multinational Talent Management solutions provider, today announced details of its newly launched Global Gateway designed for companies operating across multiple countries, and more specifically, in emerging, high growth markets MarketWire

Revel Takes Center Stage at 2012 East Coast Gaming Congress & Hospitality Forum
Attendees at the 16th Annual East Coast Gaming Congress & Hospitality Forum will enjoy an unprecedented opportunity to hear from many of the professionals who developed the design, concepts and vision of Revel, the East Coast's newest destination resort. MarketWire

Denver-Based Seniors' Resource Center Transportation Services Awards ITS Contract to RouteMatch Software
RouteMatch Software, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded an intelligent transportation systems (ITS) contract with Denver-based Seniors' Resource Center (SRC) Transportation Services to improve operational efficiencies for the transit agency's demand-response services. MarketWire

Cloud-Based Legal Management Platform Clio Raises $6 Million in Series B Funding
Clio (http://www.goclio.com/), the leader in cloud-based management tools for the legal industry, announced today at LegalTech New York that it has raised $6 million in its Series B round of financing. The funding was led by Acton Capital Partners, a Munich-based growth equity investor; existing investors, including Point Nine Capital, also participated in the round. MarketWire

Rosetta Selects Marin Software as Online Advertising Platform
Marin Software, provider of the leading online advertising management platform for advertisers and agencies, today announced that Rosetta has selected Marin Software Enterprise Edition to optimize customers' paid search, display, and social advertising campaigns MarketWire

Phoenix NAP Finalizes Acquisition of Secured Servers, Announces Network Upgrades
Phoenix NAP®, a full service data center, premier infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider and primary network access point (NAP), announced today the formal acquisition of Secured Servers, LLC has been completed. The acquisition follows last summer's announcement of an agreement to make the dedicated web hosting provider part of the Phoenix NAP company. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology to Showcase Industry-Leading Solutions in Six Product Categories at EFY Expo 2012 in India
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it will be showcasing the company's latest industry-leading capacitors, inductors, resistors, diodes/rectifiers, power MOSFETs, and optoelectronics at Electronics For You (EFY) Expo 2012, taking place Feb. 16-18 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi MarketWire

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

RYU CEO Christopher Martens Joins Board of Directors
Today, Respect Your Universe, Inc. (RYU) (OTCBB: RYUN), http://www.respectyouruniverse.com/, is pleased to announce that RYU CEO Christopher Martens has joined the Board of Directors. Officially joining RYU in June 2011 as the Chief Executive Officer, Martens will join Chairman Kristian Andresen, President John Wood and Chief Marketing Director Emmanuel Brown on the Board of Directors. MarketWire

Mendelson/Kornblum Orthopedic and Spine Surgeons Selects the SRS EHR for Its 20 Providers and 17 Physical Therapists in 3 Office Locations
SRS, the leader in productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance physicians, today announced that Mendelson/Kornblum Orthopedics and Spine Surgeons has selected the SRS EHR for its 37 providers. Mendelson/Kornblum Orthopedics is headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, and has 3 office locations. MarketWire

MV Transportation, Inc. Awarded $186 Million Dallas Paratransit Contract
Today, MV Transportation, Inc., the largest privately-owned transportation contracting firm based in the United States, announced it has been selected by the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors for its Mobility Management paratransit contract MarketWire

BAYADA Home Health Care Acquires Nursefinders Home Care
BAYADA Home Health Care, a leading provider of home health care services to people of all ages, announced today that is has acquired Nursefinders Home Care, an AMN Healthcare Company. As part of the acquisition, 16 Nursefinders Home Care offices will transition to BAYADA Home Health Care MarketWire

ORLive Program Tackles Thyroid Surgery
There are a variety of reasons why thyroid surgery is performed including thyroid cancer, problems related to enlarged thyroid, and treatment for hyperthyroidism. This Wednesday, online views will get a firsthand look at how surgeons perform a thyroidectomy during a live webcast program from Homestead Hospital in Homestead, Florida MarketWire

96% Winners in 2011, 100% in 2012 -- "Stock Alerts" Continue to Impress
The BullTrade.com "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

Abu Dhabi Investment Council Selects Send Word Now's Automated Notification Platform to Support Its Business Continuity Efforts
Send Word Now, the leading provider of on-demand alerting, response, and incident management services, today announced that Abu Dhabi Investment Council will use Send Word Now's notification service as the new communications cornerstone of its security and business continuity efforts. MarketWire

Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue: Find Valentine's Deals at CouponCodes4u
With top deals and exclusive discounts, CouponCodes4u makes it easier for its customers to shower their loved ones with treasured Valentine's Day gifts and surprises. MarketWire

Katahdin Industries, Inc. Adds Capital Partner
Katahdin Industries, Inc., a provider of high-tolerance coating applications and specialized metal finishing technology and services to the medical device and industrial markets, today announced the successful closing of a financing transaction MarketWire

New York State 2011 Home Sales 3.9 Percent off 2010 Pace; Statewide Median Sales Price Holds Steady
Fueled by fourth quarter sales growth, home sales in New York State rebounded to finish only 3.9 percent behind the federal tax credit-driven 2010 market, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. The statewide median sales price remained stable through the year and remained on par with 2010 at year's end. MarketWire

Intersil's Single and Dual Channel 14-Bit ADCs Are Industry's Fastest With JESD204B Serial Outputs
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) today introduced the industry's fastest, lowest power single and dual channel 14-bit analog-to-digital converters with JESD204B serial outputs. These serial output ADCs provide single channel sampling rates up to 500 Megasamples/second and dual channel rates up to 250 Megasamples/second. MarketWire

CardioKinetix Receives Expanded CE Mark Approval for World's First Percutaneous Left Ventricular Partitioning Device, the Parachute(TM), for Treatment of Ischemic Heart Failure
CardioKinetix Inc., a medical device company that has developed a novel transcatheter implant called the Parachute™ Ventricular Partitioning Device (Parachute™), announced today that it has received CE Mark approval for two additional sizes of the Parachute™ implant. MarketWire

Wheeling High School Faculty Visit NanoProfessor in First Step to Introduce Nanotechnology Into Curriculum
NanoProfessor®, a division of NanoInk®, Inc. focused on nanotechnology education, announced today that Wheeling High School, which is a recognized Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, took the first step to further advance its stellar science education program by attending a three-day NanoCamp at NanoProfessor's facilities MarketWire

Viewable Impression Standards Arrive: Click-Through Rates 179% Higher Than Reported
The new installment of C3 Metrics' Labs series has produced new data to support the forthcoming IAB, ANA, and 4As standards on "viewable impressions." The data indicates that click-through rates on banner ads may be 179 percent higher than reported for marketers who are not taking viewable impression data into account MarketWire

Bazdanes Focused on Middle Market Growth for Accounting Management Solutions
Accounting Management Solutions, Inc. (AMS), the leading resource for outsourced accounting and financial management services in the Northeast, announced today that Cathy Bazdanes has joined the firm as director for the middle market practice MarketWire

Study Shows New Mattress Can Rev Up Romance
Could a new mattress be the secret to a better romantic life for couples? MarketWire

Lockton Extends Square Footage and Expands Lease at Highwoods Properties Valencia Place Office Tower
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) and Lockton, the world's largest privately held insurance broker, today announced that Lockton has renewed its lease for 171,000 square feet at Valencia Place Office Tower, a Class "A" office building in the heart of the historic County Club Plaza, and expanded by an additional 10,000 square feet MarketWire

EADS North America Delivers 13th HC-144A Ocean Sentry to U.S. Coast Guard Ahead of Schedule
Prime contractor EADS North America has delivered the 13th HC-144A Ocean Sentry maritime patrol aircraft to the U.S. Coast Guard, two months ahead of the contractual delivery date. The HC-144A is based on the Airbus Military CN235 tactical airlifter, more than 250 of which are currently in operation by 27 countries. MarketWire

SOHM Expands Its Dermatology Division by Introducing Five Additional Products
SOHM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHMN), a generic pharmaceuticals, nutraceutical and dermatology company that manufactures and markets generic drugs covering all major treatment categories, today announced its launch of additional dermatology products into Indian market. MarketWire

MetroPCS selects Ericsson as primary Microwave backhaul equipment provider
* Ericsson primary supplier to deploy microwave backhaul equipment for MetroPCS * Microwave backhaul solution designed to assist MetroPCS in meetinggrowing customer demand for connectivity * Services professionals to provide turnkey engineering, design,deployment and support MetroPCS Communications, Inc MarketWire

CincyTech Invests in Recent Brandery Graduate
Choremonster, a Web-based service and mobile app that lets parents and children interact to complete and enjoy chores, has received a $200,000 investment from CincyTech. MarketWire

TheDirectory.com Completes Platform Integration and Sets Investor Conference Call
TheDirectory.com, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SEEK) today announced that it has completed its platform integration of functionality allowing it to manage over 100,000 client websites and Local Business Listings from a single location. The Company also announced that it will hold an investor conference call this Wednesday after the market close. MarketWire

Auraya Announces ArmorVox(TM) Speaker Identity System -- the World's Most Powerful and Flexible Voice Biometric Technology
Auraya Systems, a globally recognized expert on voice authentication solutions, today announces commercial availability of ArmorVox™ Speaker Identity System MarketWire

North Springs Resources Launches New Website and Presents Latest Video from Goldstar Property Showing Primary Ore Veins Close to Drilling Locations
North Springs Resources Corp. (OTCBB: NSRS)(PINKSHEETS: NSRS) (the "Company" or "North Springs") is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website at www.northspringsresources.com. The enhanced site contains new and never before seen photos and maps highlighting each of the Company's five mineral exploration and development projects. MarketWire

New SOS Collaborate Private Cloud Delivers Secure, Enterprise-Wide Document Collaboration & Syncing
SOS Online Backup, the award-winning provider of cloud-based backup solutions, today announced the launch of SOS Collaborate Private Cloud. SOS Collaborate has been developed to provide secure, enterprise-wide document syncing and collaboration for today's data-centric businesses MarketWire

Health 2.0 and ONC Launch Three New Challenges Through the Investing in Innovation (i2) Initiative
Over the past few weeks, Health 2.0 and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced the launch of three new Investing in Innovation (i2) Initiative competitions that challenge developer communities with creating innovative health information technology (HIT) solutions MarketWire

XcelMobility to Provide Xcelerated Wireless Devices to World's 3rd Largest Mobility Provider
XcelMobility Inc. (OTCBB: XCLL) ("Xcel" or the "Company"), a developer of high speed web browsing solutions and related performance enhancing products for mobile devices, is pleased to announce a contract to install Xcel's flagship Mach 5 Xcelerator on an initial product run of 1,000,000 USB mobility devices in a licensing agreement with telecommunications giant ZTE (www.zte.com.cn/en). MarketWire

Rodax Software, Makers of Top-Rated Family Calendar App Skedi Family Calendar, Announces Skedi Lite, a New Economy Version of the Most Advanced Family Calendar on the Market Today
Rodax Software Inc., a Seattle software company specializing in cloud-based productivity apps for mobile devices, today announced Skedi Lite, a new economy version of its top-rated family calendaring app that lets parents check and manage the family calendar anytime and anywhere, with a simple touch from their smartphone MarketWire

Catapult CEO Selected as a Rising Star in KC Business Magazine
Matt Motsick, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Catapult International, has been recognized as a 2012 Rising Star by KC Business magazine. The third annual program honors outstanding Kansas City leaders under the age of 40 in both for-profit companies and not-for-profit organizations. MarketWire

Security First International Holdings (OTC: SCFR.PK) Announces New Management
Security First International Holdings (PINKSHEETS: SCFR) announces a change in management to reenergize the company. James Scheltema has taken the reigns as president. Mr. Scheltema is particularly suited for this role, being both a Certified Public Accountant and a Licensed Attorney in multiple jurisdictions MarketWire

Itonis on Track for NASDAQ OTC Bulletin Board Listing and in Talks With Major Acquisition
Itonis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITNS) today issued the following letter to shareholders: MarketWire

Facebook Gamers Do 1,000,000 Good Deeds to Help Kids Walk
ToonUps today announced that they have logged well over one million good deeds in just short of two months in their Facebook game, A Better World. The company challenged its players to do something positive and share it with others within A Better World by posting about their good deeds in various sections of the game MarketWire

Ticket Summit(R) to Host Major Live Entertainment Industry Conference
Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment industry, today announced that plans for their upcoming 2012 summer conference is well underway, with more than half of the available exhibit spaces already filled. The three-day conference and trade show is scheduled for July 11-13, 2012 at Bellagio Resort Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. MarketWire

Salem Communications Schedules Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Teleconference
Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values, today announced that it plans to report its fourth quarter 2011 financial results after the market closes on March 8, 2012. MarketWire

Stuart Colman Named as Vice President, International of AudienceScience
AudienceScience®, the global online advertising technology company enabling universal access to audiences through the AudienceScience Gateway, today announced that Stuart Colman has been named as Vice President, International while continuing to serve as Managing Director, Europe. MarketWire

Sotheby's International Realty Brand Enters Taiwan
Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced the opening of Taiwan Sotheby's International Realty, the newest member of its network. MarketWire

Profire Energy, Inc. Announces New Office in Texas
Profire Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: PFIE) announced the opening of an office in Houston, Texas. The office will facilitate sales, provide in-field technical support for existing and new clients and house inventory. Profire Energy currently services a number of integrated and exploration oil and gas companies in Texas. MarketWire

Sophos Recognized as a Leader in the 2011 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms
IT security and data protection company Sophos today announced it has been positioned in the "Leaders" quadrant of Gartner, Inc.'s 2011 "Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms."(1) The quadrant is based on an assessment of a company's ability to execute and completeness of vision. MarketWire

Pulse's Cabana(TM) 100% Natural Lemonade Available in 61 Toot'n Totum Convenience Stores in Amarillo, Texas
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCBB: PLSB) ("Pulse" or the "Company"), makers of Cabana™ 100% Natural Lemonades and Pulse® NutriPurpose™ brand of beverages today announced that it has entered into its first convenience store ("C-Store") Manufacturer to Retailer Direct Agreement with Toot'n Totum Food Stores ("TnT") of Amarillo, Texas MarketWire

Leading International Trade Group Joins MMM
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP law firm has announced the addition of a premier international trade group, including four partners, to its Washington, D.C. office, effective January 27. The group comes to MMM from Troutman Sanders LLP. MarketWire

Algeco Scotsman Acquires Eurobras
Algeco Scotsman, a leading global business services company focused on modular space and secure storage solutions, today announced the acquisition of the Eurobras Group, the leading provider of modular buildings in Brazil. MarketWire

SpectraScience Names Hughes Wielemans as Director of Business Development in Europe
SpectraScience, Inc. (OTCQB: SCIE) (PINKSHEETS: SCIE), a San Diego based medical device company, today announced it has named Hughes Wielemans as Director of Business Development, Europe, effective February 1. MarketWire

PSIGEN to Show Advanced Capture and Document Processing at LegalTech in NY This Week
PSIGEN Software, Inc., the leader in legal capture and scanning solutions, will be showing its Legal Feature Set at the LegalTech Show at the Hilton New York this week (Booth 2614). PSIGEN has a large contingent of legal customers that use its advanced capture product for processing paper documents, Bates stamping, redaction and document assembly. MarketWire

Informative Graphics Announces General Release of Brava! 7.1 With Support for Mobile, Video
LEGALTECH -- At LegalTech NY '12 today, Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC), a leader in viewing, collaboration and redaction technology, announces general release of its Brava!® 7.1 MarketWire

Bank of America and Wal-Mart Partner With United Way of Miami-Dade to Launch Public Awareness Campaign Promoting Tax Credits
United Way of Miami-Dade is launching a public awareness campaign to inform families who earn less than $49,078 annually that they can receive up to $5,751 in tax credits through the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) MarketWire

Medicure Announces AGGRASTAT Clinical Trial: SAVI-PCI
Medicure Inc. ("Medicure" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: MPH)(PINKSHEETS: MCUJ) is pleased to announce its plans for a new clinical trial of AGGRASTAT® (tirofiban HCl) entitled "Shortened Aggrastat Versus Integrilin in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention" (SAVI-PCI). MarketWire

China America Holdings, Inc. Changes Corporate Name to Ziyang Ceramics Corporation
China America Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CAAHD) announced today that it has formally changed its corporate name to Ziyang Ceramics Corporation. MarketWire

Godfather Media Announces Symbol Change
Godfather Media, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GFMD) today announced that they have changed their trading symbol from ENKGD to GFMD. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Announces EMR Solution at HIMSS 2012 in Booth #2062
MMRGlobal, Inc MarketWire

Isaac Capital Group Acquires Stake in NASDAQ-Listed LiveDeal, Inc.
Isaac Capital Group ("ICG"), the private equity division of Isaac Organization, announced today that it has acquired a stake in LiveDeal, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVE), a provider of web-based customer acquisition and related products for small, local businesses. LiveDeal recently raised $2 million in equity, which demonstrated its compliance with NASDAQ's minimum stockholders' equity requirement of $2 MarketWire

ISTA's Board Reiterates Commitment to Maximizing Shareholder Value Through Strategic Review Process
The Board of Directors of ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISTA) today reiterated its commitment to maximizing shareholder value and said it will continue its previously announced review of all strategic options available to the Company. The Board issued its statement in response to a press release from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc MarketWire

Yorktel Announces Comprehensive Cloud Video Services Enabling 'Any to Any' Business Class Video Communications for Enterprise, Government and SMB Customers
Yorktel, the leading video managed services provider, today introduced the new Video Cloud Connect™ Suite, including Video Cloud Connect™ and Video Cloud Connect+™ cloud-based video conferencing services MarketWire

Lone Star Gold, Inc. Company Information Now Available Through S&P Capital IQ's Market Access Program
Lone Star Gold, Inc. (OTCBB: LSTG) ("Lone Star" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that its Company information is now available through S&P Capital IQ's Market Access Program. The Market Access Program information distribution service enables subscribing publicly traded companies to have their company information disseminated to users of S&P Capital IQ's MarketScope Advisor MarketWire

Targus(R) Attains Four 2011 GOOD DESIGN(R) Awards
Targus® Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, announced today it has been honored with four 2011 GOOD DESIGN Awards -- the World's Most Prestigious Global Awards for New Product Design and Graphics MarketWire

Ameristar Casinos Increases Cash Dividend by 19%
Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share, payable March 15, 2012 to stockholders of record as of Feb. 29, 2012. This represents an annual rate of $0.50 per share, a 19% increase over the annual dividend for 2011. MarketWire

IGC Announces Results of Redaction Survey at LegalTech NY '12
At LegalTech NY today, Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC) announces the results of its Redaction Survey, which aimed to benchmark user adoption and attitudes toward electronic redaction software. Nearly 65% of the survey respondents were from law firms, clearly demonstrating the importance and prevalence of redaction in the legal industry. MarketWire

Wave Launches Premier Cloud-Based Encryption Management Service for Centralized Data Protection
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) (http://www.wave.com) has launched Wave Encryption Service (WES), a scalable, yet powerful subscription-based service for data protection MarketWire

Clorox Leader Elected President of Out & Equal's Board of Directors
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) today announced that Tom Johnson, Clorox vice president - Global Business Services, has been elected president of the board of directors of Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, a national nonprofit committed to ending employment discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees (LGBT). MarketWire

Inuvo and Vertro Announce Update on Merger
Inuvo®, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INUV), an online marketing technology and services company and Vertro, Inc MarketWire

Find Unconditional Love With an Adopted Pet at PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend, February 10-12
This Valentine's Day, fall head over heels for a four-legged companion during the PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend, February 10-12 at your neighborhood PetSmart® store. Save a pet's life and enrich your own with the pure joy that only a tail wag can bring. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Provides Fourth Quarter 2011 Company Wide Operational Update
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) (the "Company" or "Magnum Hunter") announced today an operational update on each of the Company's three upstream unconventional resource plays for the fourth quarter of 2011 which include (i) the Eagle Ford Shale, (ii) the Williston Basin, and (iii) the Appalachia/Marcellus/Utica Shale MarketWire

Cytori Receives Approval From FDA to Initiate U.S. Cardiac Cell Therapy Trial; Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Approved for ATHENA
Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) has received an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. FDA to begin the ATHENA trial. ATHENA will investigate the use of the Celution® System, an innovative medical device to prepare adipose-derived stem and regenerative cells (ADRCs) to treat a form of coronary heart disease, chronic myocardial ischemia (CMI) MarketWire

Jackson Design & Remodeling Announces Call for Nominations in Third Annual Industry Blogger Awards
San Diego-based remodeling firm, winner of the 2011 Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, Jackson Design & Remodeling (JDR) today announced a call for nominations for its third annual "JDR Industry Blogger Awards," which recognize the nation's best blogs in the design and remodeling industry. MarketWire

University of Puget Sound Selects Oracle's PeopleSoft Applications to Facilitate Information Exchange and Enhance Strategic Reporting Capabilities
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Onit Unveils Legal and Governance, Risk & Compliance Apps at LegalTech(R) New York 2012
Onit, a leading provider of business productivity and process management apps, today unveiled new apps at LegalTech New York 2012® for Legal and Governance, Risk & Compliance departments. Designed to help business and legal teams become more efficient at what they do, Onit Apps streamline operations, automate processes, drive control costs and help reduce company risk. MarketWire

Leading Email Senders and Providers to Combat Email Phishing Through DMARC.org
Fifteen leading email service and technology providers are today announcing DMARC.org, a technical working group that has been developing standards for reducing the threat of deceptive emails, such as spam and phishing. DMARC MarketWire

Harvey Westbury Corp. Begins Road Show Marketing Plan
Harvey Westbury Corp. (PINKSHEETS: HVYW), a packaging, assembly and distribution company with aftermarket automotive and marine items as principal products, announced today that it has begun its 2012 Road Show marketing campaign. A company representative attended the 2012 Fargo Boat & Marine Products Show held at the FARGODOME in Fargo, ND this past weekend MarketWire

Michigan Approves New Five-Year Film Incentive Program
Great news for Raleigh Michigan Studios, the Michigan production community and productions looking for fresh incentives; in late December Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed SB569 into law giving the Michigan Film Office authority to award incentives to eligible productions. MarketWire

Lantronix xPrintServer Racks Up Awards at Macworld | iWorld 2012
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart connectivity solutions, today announced the xPrintServer™ has been named a winner of the Macworld Best of Show Award and recipient of The Mac Observer Editors Choice Award. MarketWire

Oracle Named a Leader in Identity Management by Leading Analyst Firm
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Drobo Implements Adaptive Planning to Improve Variance Analysis and Forecasting Processes
Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, today announced that Drobo, a leader in data storage for hundreds of thousands of small and medium businesses and individual professionals worldwide, has successfully automated their budgeting and forecasting processes using Adaptive Planning. MarketWire

W. P. Carey Closes Sale-Leaseback Financing With Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Investment firm W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) announced today that CPA®:17 - Global, one of its publicly held non-traded REIT affiliates, has closed on a sale-leaseback financing with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota ("Blue Cross of Minnesota"). The properties acquired include six buildings located at Blue Cross of Minnesota's headquarters campus in suburban Minneapolis/St MarketWire

The Kauffman Foundation Unveils Its First-Ever Super Bowl PSA Honoring and Inspiring Entrepreneurs
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Oxford Lane Capital Corp. Announces Fourth Fiscal Quarter Dividend of $0.55 per Share
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. ("Oxford Lane" or "Company") (NASDAQ: OXLC) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has set a fourth fiscal quarter dividend of $0.55 per share. The Company estimates that its taxable income for the fiscal quarter (and the 9 month period) ended December 31, 2011 exceeded the dividend payments with respect to those periods. MarketWire

Taleo Report Links Aging National Workforce, Lack of Corporate Training and Development to Mounting US Critical Skills Shortages
Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the global leader of SaaS-based Talent Management solutions, today released a report summarizing the 2011 business climate and related talent management trends for 2012 MarketWire

Telecom Management Leader, vCom Solutions, Earns a 95% Customer Satisfaction Rating
vCom Solutions (www.vcomsolutions.com), the pioneer of Telecom Management as a Service (TMaaS), announced the results of its annual Customer Satisfaction Survey conducted in December of 2011. vCom scored 95% in overall customer satisfaction, marking the fifth year of a 95% or higher score MarketWire

D2 Technologies to Discuss Advancements in Mobile Device Technology at ITEXPO East 2012
(ITEXPO East 2012) D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, today announced that chief operating officer Doug Makishima will participate in "Make Your Smart Device Smarter on the Road," a panel presentation offered at ITEXPO East 2012, being held at the Miami Beach (FL) Convention Center, January 31-February 3 MarketWire

UFood Restaurant Group Partners With Euro Cafe for Co-Branded Concept Locations in Multiple Trade Channels
UFood Restaurant Group Inc. (OTCBB: UFFC) announced today that the company has signed an agreement with Euro Café Corporation to create co-branded restaurant concepts. The companies will explore development opportunities at airports, shopping centers, malls, college campuses, hospitals, casinos, health clubs and military bases. MarketWire

Top 100 Beauty & Fashion Blogs for 2012: Skincare-News Presents Beauty Blogs for Personal Skincare, Health, Hair and Style
More and more people are turning to online blogs for daily inspiration, reviews and how-tos on everything beauty-related. With so many resources to choose from, what's the best way to find tips on budget-friendly skincare products, tutorials on recreating celebrity makeup and hair and highlights of the hottest fashion trends? The latest article by Skincare-News MarketWire

Shane Co. Awarded WeddingWire Bride's Choice Award(TM) 2012
Shane Co., the largest privately-held jeweler in the United States, today announced that the company has, once again, received the prestigious WeddingWire Bride's Choice Award 2012™ for jewelry. WeddingWire is the largest wedding vendor review site in the US. MarketWire

Oracle Named a Leader in Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions by Leading Analyst Firm
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Primus Wins $6 Million, Three-Year Contract to Boost Voice and Data for Competitive Foods Australia
Fast food giant Competitive Foods Australia Pty Ltd (CFAL) has signed a $6 million three-year deal with Primus Telecom, a part of PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc.) (NYSE: PTGI), to provide upgraded, advanced voice, data and managed WiFi services. This builds on a long-term relationship between the two companies which started in 2003. MarketWire

PENSRUS Pens February "Responsible Pet Owners Month"
February goes down in history as Responsible Pet Owners Month, where pet lovers worldwide are encouraged to promote the well-being and responsibilities of being a pet owner MarketWire

China Auto Logistics Adding Automobile Insurance to Its "One Stop" Services; Also Announces Doubling of Credit Lines to Support Further Services Growth in China's Booming Luxury Auto Market
China Auto Logistics Inc MarketWire

eDJ Group Showcases eDiscovery Expertise at LegalTech New York 2012
The eDJ Group, a leading eDiscovery analyst and consulting firm and parent company of the eDiscovery Journal, will present key eDiscovery findings, offer predictions for the coming year and release its research calendar this week at LegalTech New York 2012. MarketWire

Supercharge Your Active Lifestyle This Winter With the Portable, Power-Packed Almond
Whatever your favorite winter sport -- skiing, snowboarding, hockey, or something else -- it's important to keep your energy level up with nutritious food choices in order to feel good and perform well. It can be tough, however, to find a nutrient-dense snack that is portable, wholesome and delicious MarketWire

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Completes Patient Enrollment in Phase 2 Clinical Study of BEPOSONE(TM) (Bepotastine Besilate - Steroid Combination Nasal Spray) for the Treatment of Symptoms Associated With Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISTA), today announced it has successfully enrolled more than 600 patients in the Company's Phase 2 clinical study of its BEPOSONE™ nasal spray combining bepotastine besilate with a steroid for the treatment of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis, the inflammation of the nasal passages caused by allergies MarketWire

Vision Computer Solutions to Moderate Cloud Services Roundtable at Automation Alley Event
Peter Marsack of Vision Computer Solutions, a leading Michigan technology consulting company, will moderate a roundtable panel discussion on cloud hosting, cloud integration and technology support in a cloud environment at Automation Alley's IMPACT 2012 conference on February 7, 2012. The session is aimed at business owners and IT managers new to cloud environments. MarketWire

BMO Financial Group Discloses Financial Results for 2011 as Restated to Conform with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
BMO Financial Group (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO) today disclosed its financial results for 2011 as restated to conform with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). All restated amounts are unaudited and are expressed in Canadian dollars. MarketWire

Market Research Projects Clinical Trial Management System Market Growth at 15% CAGR Through 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Clinical Trial Management Systems (CTMS) Market Global Trends, Opportunities, Challenges & Forecasts (2011 - 2016)," to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/MarketsandMarkets-v3719/Clinical-Trial-Management-Systems-CTMS-6774250/ MarketWire

Loncor Resources Reports on Initial Bottle Roll Metallurgical Testwork Results from Makapela
Loncor Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Loncor") (TSX VENTURE: LN)(NYSE Amex: LON) is pleased to announce initial bottle roll metallurgical testwork results at the Company's Makapela prospect, Ngayu Gold Project, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC") MarketWire

Chief Economist: MENA Will Stand Stronger by the End of 2012
Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist at Saxo Bank A/S, the online trading and investment specialist, will be visiting Dubai to discuss with financial media and professional investors of Saxo Bank (Dubai) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Saxo Bank A/S, the current market status in light of the recent crisis and the Bank's outlook for the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

Eye-Surgery Organizations Provide Medicare-Billing Guidance to Physicians for Laser Technology Used in Cataract Procedures
Two medical associations, representing nearly all of the ophthalmic surgeons in the United States, today issued guidelines to assist ophthalmologists in determining their ability to charge Medicare and/or its beneficiaries for use of emerging laser technology MarketWire

Century 21 Real Estate's First Super Bowl Commercial Stars Donald Trump, Deion Sanders and Apolo Ohno
Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of the world's largest real estate sales organization, today released three teasers from its upcoming Super Bowl television commercial starring an impressive array of celebrity talent as they participate in the home-buying and selling process. With a rallying cry of 'SMARTER. BOLDER. FASTER MarketWire

NaviSite Announces SSAE 16 SOC 1 Compliance
NaviSite, Inc., a premier provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, today announced it has completed its annual Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16 Service Organization Control (SOC) 1 compliance for its cloud-enabled data centers in Andover, MA and San Jose, CA MarketWire

Implant Sciences Sells Explosives Trace Detection Units for Deployment in Africa
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, announced today it has recently sold units of its portable explosives trace detector, the Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150, to the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda in Washington, D.C MarketWire

Podio's Work Platform Available in Seven Languages on Web, iPhone and Android
Podio, the replacement for all your project management software and collaboration tools, now has translations in seven different languages; German, English, French, Danish and Spanish, including two new translations in Brazilian Portuguese and Italian. All language translations are also now available in Podio's Android and iPhone apps. MarketWire

WPCS Obtains New Bank Credit Facility
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has announced that it has obtained a new $12 million bank credit facility, which replaces the company's existing credit facility that expired on November 30, 2011. MarketWire

Ford Posts Largest Profit Since 1998, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) (Dearborn, Michigan) has been quietly motoring along throughout the recession and the years of slow recovery. While the other U.S MarketWire

Caterpillar Attains Record-High Revenues, Plans $4 Billion Capital Outlay in 2012, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- For 2011, heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar Incorporated (NYSE:CAT) (Peoria, Illinois) reported its largest full-year percentage increase in sales and revenues in more than 60 years MarketWire

Market Research Projects Automotive Semiconductor Market Growth at 7% CAGR Through 2014
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Automotive Semiconductor Market 2010-2014" to their collection of Automotive market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Infiniti-Research-Limited-v2680/Global-Automotive-Semiconductor-6773877/ MarketWire

Eco-Safe Integrates Remote Monitoring for Premium Service
Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce remote monitoring capability for its installations throughout the country. MarketWire

Visionaries Gather for SF MusicTech Summit, Feb 13, 2012
On Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco, more than 1,000 influential thought-leaders will gather at the 10th SF MusicTech Summit, the world's leading business-to-business idea marketplace on the confluence of Internet, technology and music. MarketWire

Ixia Named 2012 Global Mobile Awards Finalist for LTE Service Validation Solution
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), the leading global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, announced today that its LTE service validation solution was named a finalist for the 2012 Global Mobile Awards in the "Best Infrastructure Technology" category MarketWire

Exterro Partners With Hitachi Data Systems to Address Growing Need for Integrated E-Discovery and Information Governance Technologies
Exterro® Inc., the leading provider of workflow-driven electronic discovery software, today announced its partnership with Hitachi Data Systems (HDS). Exterro and HDS are partnering to address the growing need of today's corporate legal and IT departments for integrated e-discovery and information governance technologies MarketWire

Exterro Increases End-to-End Control of E-Discovery Process With New Partnerships and Upgrades to Its Fusion(R) Software Suite
Exterro®, the leading provider of workflow-driven electronic discovery software, today unveiled the newest upgrades to the Exterro Fusion® e-discovery suite. The upgrades deliver advanced data management and process control throughout all phases of e-discovery -- from preservation through production MarketWire

Egnyte Data Shows That Cloud Is Driving iPad Usage in Business
Egnyte, the leading provider of hybrid cloud file server solutions today released analysis of its closely-monitored usage statistics, revealing a variety of findings on tablet and mobile phone usage over Q4 2011. Most notable was that two-thirds of iOS-based device usage (Apple iPhone/iPad) occurred during business hours (8 a.m.-6 p.m.) MarketWire

Saxo Properties Acquires Copenhagen Landmark With Meghraj
Saxo Properties A/S, in association with London based Meghraj has acquired a Copenhagen landmark, the former Royal Danish Conservatory of Music. They acted jointly on behalf of a group of private investors. The seller of the property is Freja A/S, the governmental property company. MarketWire

Metso's Nomination Board proposes seven members to the Board of Directors
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on January 30, 2012 at 12:30 p.m.local timeThe Nomination Board established by Metso's Annual General Meeting proposes tothe next Annual General Meeting, which is planned to be held on March 29,2012,that the number of Board of Directors members is seven MarketWire

Saxo Capital Markets Launches Australian Retail Operations
Saxo Capital Markets (Australia) Pty Ltd ('SCM Australia'), the online trading and investment specialist, today announced the launch of its retail operations in Australia, offering investors the opportunity to trade thousands of asset classes across award-winning online platforms. MarketWire

Yubico Provides Educators With Two-Factor Authentication and Cost-Effective VPN Connectivity
Yubico, the leading provider of simple, open online identity protection, today announced that Goldsworth Primary School has successfully deployed its authentication security suite. Easy to use and cost-effective, the YubiKey-based solution is ideal for schools with tight budgets. MarketWire

New Actavis / Bioton alliance to shake up diabetes market
Global managed-care offering to help bring down treatment costs for 366million diabetics Warsaw, Poland, 30 January 2012 - Actavis and Bioton (WSE: BIO) announced todaythat they have formed a joint venture company for the development andregistration of insulins, including analogue insulins MarketWire

Market Research Projects Automated Fingerprint Identification System Market Growth at 15% CAGR Through 2014
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Automated Fingerprint Identification System Market 2010-2014" to their collection of Security & Privacy market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Infiniti-Research-Limited-v2680/Global-Automated-Fingerprint-Identification-System-6773841/ MarketWire

Agennix AG to Present at Three Conferences in February
Agennix AG (FRANKFURT: AGX) (XETRA: AGX) today announced that the Company will be presenting at three conferences in February. MarketWire

Saxo Capital Markets (Australia) Pty Ltd Launches Its Retail Operations
Saxo Capital Markets (Australia) Pty Ltd ('SCM Australia'), the online trading and investment specialist, today announced the launch of its retail operations in Australia, offering investors the opportunity to trade various asset classes across award-winning online platforms. MarketWire

ClickSquared and Atos to Discuss Improving Rail Passenger Experience
WHAT: Director of Sales and Marketing for ClickSquared, Shane Cough, and Director & Co-founder of Redspottedhanky.com at Atos, James Bain, will discuss "Improving the UK Rail Passenger Experience - On Board and Online" at Marketing Week's 121 Customer Experience Summit MarketWire

iPhone Accounted for One in Four Shipments During Q4, With Samsung Seeing Phenomenal Growth, Says Juniper Research
Apple ships 37 million iPhones in Q4, a quarter of total Samsung keeping pace as market share quadruples since Q1 2010 470 million smartphones shipped worldwide in 2011 Data from leading mobile analyst firm Juniper Research shows that Apple has overtaken Samsung again during the last quarter of 2011. Almost 25% of the 149 million smartphones shipped worldwide in Q4 were iPhones MarketWire

ADVA Optical Networking Underpins Launch of New Openreach Service for UK Enterprise Networks
Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ADVA Optical Networking and Openreach, theinfrastructure division of BT Group, today officially launched a newOpticalSpectrum Access (OSA) service. Forming part of Openreach's OpticalSpectrumService (OSS) portfolio, OSA provides the U.K MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor and Weikeng Industrial Expand Distribution Agreement
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) and Weikeng Industrial Co., Ltd. today announced they have signed an expanded distribution agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Weikeng Technology Pte Ltd MarketWire

Next Alternative's Emulsion Fuel Appropriate for Myriad of Applications
Robert Ireland, CEO of Next Alternative, Inc. (XETRA: N4H), has relayed that the firm's Emulsion Fuel is a leading source of energy for a wide spectrum of applications. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Honours Merck Serono for Its Achievements in the Treatment of Infertility
Based on its recent analysis of the infertility therapeutics market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Merck Serono, the pharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, with the 2011 Europe Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Leadership. MarketWire

MTN extends managed services partnership with Ericsson
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SDRL - Update on the listing of its Brazilian subsidiary Seabras
Hamilton, Bermuda, January 30, 2012 - As announced previously, Seadrillintendsto list its Brazilian subsidiary, Seabras Serviços de PetróleoS.A. (Seabras),on the BM&FBOVESPA, the São Paulo Stock Exchange MarketWire

Drawdown on Equity Credit Facility
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EFFISOFT: SNCF automates claims management thanks to WebRisk
SNCF (Société Nationale des Cheminsde fer français or National Corporation ofFrench Railways) is France's national state-owned railway company. SNCFoperatesthe country's national rail services, including the TGV, France's high-speedrail network MarketWire

AGARI Advances 'Fixing Email' With New DMARC Programs: "DMARC for Hackers" and "DMARC Fast Track"
Transforming email security and eliminating domain phishing, AGARI accelerates fixing email with new DMARC programs -- "DMARC for Hackers" and "DMARC Fast Track." AGARI's "DMARC for Hackers" provides all the resources needed for email enthusiasts to experiment and creatively implement the DMARC specification MarketWire

SEI Selected by Monsoon Capital to Provide Outsourcing Services for Newly-Launched UCITS Fund
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) announced today that it has been selected by Monsoon Capital, a U.S.-based alternative asset manager focusing on emerging markets, to provide full fund administration and trustee and custodial services for the firm's UCITS IV fund. MarketWire

Serabi Gold plc - Holdings in Company
This Early Warning Report is released by Serabi Gold plc on behalf of Anker Holding AG and Anna Kingsman. The disclosures made are to satisfy Canadian Regulatory RequirementsEARLY WARNING REPORTRELATING TO THE SERABI GOLD PLC1. Name and Address of the offeror:Anna KingsmanWaldeckstr.1382031 GruenwaldGermany2 MarketWire

ISee3D Announces Addition of Two Senior Advisors
Toronto, ON, Canada - January 30, 2012 - ISee3D Inc. (the "Company" or "ISee3D") (TSX-V: ICT) today announced the addition of two industry veterans as senior consultants to the company. GlobeNewswire

Solteq Plc: SHARE REPURCHASE 30.1.2012
Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT          30.1.2012   SHARE REPURCHASE  30.1.2012 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date 30.1.2012   Bourse trade BUY Share STQ1V Amount 1.852 shares Total cost 2 GlobeNewswire

Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG awarded top credit rating for excellent solvency
Seneffe, Belgium, January 30, 2012. The independent rating agency Hoppenstedt has awarded Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG GmbH, a subsidiary of the Belgium company Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG s.a., the Hoppenstedt CreditCheck Top Rating 1 for excellent solvency. This makes Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG GmbH one of the 4 GlobeNewswire

AB Svensk Exportkredit: SEK's importance to the export industry remains high
The export industry is important for the Swedish economy. SEK's role as a reliable provider of long-term financing for the Swedish export industry continues to grow in importance. The uncertainty on the financial markets has led to a growing number of exporters obtaining financing from SEK. Operating profit for the year amounted to Skr 1,889 GlobeNewswire

Novartis extends commitment to help achieve final elimination of leprosy
Novartis International AG /Novartis extends commitment to help achieve final elimination of leprosy. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Recommendation by the Nomination Committee concerning Board of Directors to be elected by the 2012 AGM of Orion Corporation
Orion CorporationStock Exchange Release30 January 2012at 12.35EET GlobeNewswire

Metso's Nomination Board proposes seven members to the Board of Directors
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on January 30, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. local time GlobeNewswire

Rejlers associated Nettkonsult becomes Rejlers Consulting
(REJL B)Rejlers associated Nettkonsult changes name to Rejlers Consulting AS and thus clarifies Rejlers' presence on the Norwegian market. The Company's subsidiaries with business in the Electrical Safety field will be named Rejlers Elsikkerhet AS. Rejlers currently owns 49 percent of the shares of Rejlers Consulting and will acquire the remaining 51 percent by the first half of 2014. GlobeNewswire

Veidekke to build homes and commercial spaces at Vulkan
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Taking a Turn for the Better - But Not Yet a Fundamental Turn
Press release, 30 January 2012 GlobeNewswire

Petrogrand AB: Operational update.
Petrogrand AB is pleased to report an operational update GlobeNewswire

Vizrt Signs Broadcast Graphics Deal with a South American TV Channel
Bergen, Norway, January 30, 2012. Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ) GlobeNewswire

Wentworth Resources Limited : Acquisition of Cove Energy's Interest in Mnazi Bay Concession, Tanzania
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ARCADIS CEO HARRIE NOY STEPS DOWN; NEIL MCARTHUR SUCCEEDS HIM
Amsterdam, January 30, 2012 - ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, today announced that Harrie Noy, after having worked for the company for 37 years, has decided to step down from his position as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board in the upcoming General Meeting of Shareholders on May 16, 2012 GlobeNewswire

Van Lanschot announces reorganisation programme in response to changing market circumstances - investments to enhance quality coupled with significant cost savings
CONFERENCE CALL FOR ANALYSTS: TODAY, MONDAY 30 JANUARY 2012 AT 8.15 (CET)TELEPHONE NUMBER: +31 (10) 294 42 20CONFERENCE CALL FOR JOURNALISTS: TODAY, MONDAY 30 JANUARY 2012 AT 9.30 (CET)TELEPHONE NUMBER: +31 (10) 294 42 13 GlobeNewswire

Imtech: strong growth in Swedish care market, 60 million euro new orders
Gouda - Imtech (IM-AE, technical services in and outside Europe) announces that it is able to meet the growing demand for high-tech technical solutions in the care sector in Sweden. New orders worth 60 million euro were obtained. GlobeNewswire

BinckBank annual results 2011
· Adjusted net profit FY11 Q4 € 13.6 million (adjusted EPS € 0.18)· Adjusted net profit FY11 € 65.1 million (adjusted EPS € 0.88)· Number of transactions in FY11 Q4 2.4 million (FY11 Q3: 2.7 million)· Number of transactions in FY11 9.7 million (+ 10% compared to 2010)· BinckBank break-even in France GlobeNewswire

Index Levels and Weightings
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