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Angry Birds' boss says 'piracy attracts more business'
The chief executive of the entertainment media company behind mobile gaming phenomenon, Angry Birds, has said that piracy helps companies attract more business. ANI

Zuckerberg's roommate made 'expensive mistake' by declining offer to co-found Facebook
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's college room-mate has revealed how he turned down an offer to co-found the social networking site, a decision that cost him hundreds of millions of dollars. ANI

Fujitsu Releases Notice Regarding Revision to Earnings Projections
Fujitsu announced today that it has revised its consolidated earnings projections for fiscal 2011 (April 1, 2011 - March 31, 2012), previously announced October 26, 2011.1 ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Reports Fiscal 2011 Third-Quarter Financial Results
Fujitsu today reported a consolidated net loss of 4.3 billion yen (US$55 million) for the third quarter of fiscal 2011 (October 1 to December 31, 2011), representing a deterioration of 20.8 billion yen from the corresponding period of fiscal 2010. The impact of the Thai floods reduced net sales by 34.0 billion yen and operating income by 14.0 billion yen in the third quarter ACN Newswire

U. of Tokyo Professor Uses a New Supercomputer Model to Accurately Predict 2012 Seasonal Climate Patterns
Professor Toshio Yamagata, Dean of University of Tokyo Graduate School of Science and Head of the Application Laboratory of Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), has announced seasonal climate predictions for 2012 which are strongly influenced by only recently understood climate variations in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Prof ACN Newswire

Hitachi and Hitachi High-Tech Receive IEEE Milestone for "First Practical Field Emission Microscope, 1972"
Hitachi Ltd and Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation today announced they had received the IEEE Milestone for Hitachi's pioneering development of the world's "First Practical Field Emission Electron Microscope, 1972" from the IEEE, the world's largest professional association in the electrical, electronics, information and communications engineering fields ACN Newswire

MHIEC Establishes Environmental Equipment Marketing Company in China
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (MHIEC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has established MHIEC Environment (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (MHIECC) in Beijing, China, and will start its operation on February 1. The new company will function as a local marketing base for MHIEC's environmental plant and equipment arm ACN Newswire

Tanaka Precious Metals Establishes Production Subsidiary in Taiwan to Begin Manufacturing of Copper Bonding Wire on February 1
Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) today announced that Tanaka Denshi Kogyo K.K ACN Newswire

CommunicAsia and BroadcastAsia Set to Shape the Future of Technology and Communications
CommunicAsia and BroadcastAsia, the most established infocomm technology (ICT) and media communications event of its kind in Asia, is poised to return with a large showing ACN Newswire

Commerce Resources (TSXV:CCE) (OTCQX:CMRZF) Intersects 325 metres of 1.96% Total Rare Earth Oxides at the Ashram Rare Earth Element Deposit in Northern Quebec - Video Summary Posted on www.Investment
Vancouver, British Columbia, January 30, 2012 - Commerce Resources, (TSXV:CCE) (FSE:D7H) (OTCQX:CMRZF) releases results for an additional four drill holes completed during the summer/fall exploration program at the Ashram Rare Earth Element Deposit at the Eldor Project in Northern Quebec.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" based on the this news ACN Newswire

Advent to Attend the UBS Small-Mid Cap One-on-One Symposium
SAN FRANCISCO - January 30, 2012 - Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services to the global investment management industry, announced today that Pete Hess, President,  will attend the UBS Small-Mid Cap One-on-One Symposium on Wednesday, February 29th in Boston.About AdventAdvent Software, Inc ACN Newswire

Cambridge Associates to Develop Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Performance Data in Collaboration With Indian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
The Indian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (IVCA) is partnering with Cambridge Associates to provide extensive, independent Indian private equity and venture capital performance data to industry participants. MarketWire

Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. Posts Presentation to Website
Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCBB: MEEC), announced that it has posted on its website a copy of the presentation made yesterday at the Energy, Utility and Environment Conference (EUEC), being held in Phoenix, AZ. The presentation was entitled "Commercial Program Review of Mercury Control Technology Using Sorbent Enhancement Additives MarketWire

North Springs Resources Provides Current Update-Company Now Active at Three Gold Exploration Projects
North Springs Resources Corp. (OTCBB: NSRS)(OTCQB: NSRS)(PINKSHEETS: NSRS) (the "Company" or "North Springs") is pleased to provide this current update to shareholders regarding its mineral exploration and development activities. MarketWire

No Help From HAMP? Refinance Your Mortgage to Lower Costs, Advises Informa Research Services
For many homeowners, government programs such as the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) have been supremely helpful in getting their mortgage obligations to a more affordable level so they can stay in their homes MarketWire

Score Big This Weekend: Use Online Rate Tables to Find the Best Mortgage Rates, Says Informa Research Services
This weekend, while you're enjoying the football game, take a break from the athletic excitement and check out online rate tables from your computer or smartphone. According to Informa Research Services, a subsidiary of Informa plc (LSE: INF), the national average on traditional 30 year fixed rate mortgages fell to 4 MarketWire

Dan Schauer Opens Southeast Wisconsin Regional Office for Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Vanguard Cleaning Systems, a leading commercial cleaning franchisor, continues to expand in the United States by awarding the Southeast Wisconsin Master Franchise rights to Dan Schauer. The regional office will sell janitorial franchises which provide cleaning services to businesses in the metropolitan Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine and Kenosha areas. MarketWire

Brown & Brown, Inc. Names Chris L. Walker as Regional Executive Vice President
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) today announced that Chris L. Walker has been elected Regional Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Walker will oversee all of the operations of Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company based in San Diego, California that was acquired effective January 9, 2012. Mr. Walker will report to J MarketWire

Dan Warnock Opens Nebraska Regional Office for Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Vanguard Cleaning Systems, a leading commercial cleaning franchisor, continues to expand in the United States by awarding the Nebraska Master Franchise rights to Dan Warnock. The regional office will sell janitorial franchises which provide cleaning services to businesses in the Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska and the Council Bluffs, Iowa metropolitan area. MarketWire

Elance Launches First Virtual Workroom Using OpenTok
Elance, the leading platform for online work, has announced a partnership with TokBox to launch OpenTok Video on the Elance platform. Clients and contractors can now collaborate and chat live through their virtual Workrooms. MarketWire

Victoria Justice, Cody Simpson, Hot Chelle Rae and Allstar Weekend to Perform as Part of the Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2012 OC Fair
Victoria Justice will perform on Thursday, August 2, Cody Simpson will perform on Saturday, July 21 and Hot Chelle Rae/Allstar Weekend will perform on Thursday, July 26 as part of the Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2012 OC Fair. Concertgoers can take advantage of a three-show package for these select shows to receive up to 20 percent off their tickets MarketWire

Elliottsweb, a Chicago Website Design Company, Welcomes Its Newest Internet Marketing Clients
Elliottsweb, a Chicago website design company, would like to kindly welcome its newest website design and search engine optimization (SEO) clients: MarketWire

Affiliated Technology Solutions Showcases AltiGen's Unified Communications Solutions at LegalTech(R) New York 2012
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN), the leading provider of software-based Unified Communications solutions, announces that its top business partner, Affiliated Technology Solutions will be showcasing AltiGen's Unified Communications Solutions at LegalTech New York 2012. MarketWire

Nammo to Support Raytheon TOW Missile Tube Manufacturing
Nammo Composite Solutions (Salt Lake City,UT) has announced today that it has signed an agreement with RaytheonMissile Systems (Tucson, AZ) to support the development and manufacturingof a redesigned composite TOW missile case. "We are excited to support theRaytheon team in providing our warfighter an affordable, yet advanced, TOWcase for the future MarketWire

Leading Economics Bloggers Share Negative but Improving Outlook for 2012; Project Rising Employment in Next Three Years
Despite a continued cloudy view of the U.S. economy, some top economics bloggers are beginning to see a ray of hope on the horizon. According to a new Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation survey released today, 14 percent of respondents now believe the economy is "strong and growing" or "strong with uncertain growth," an improvement over last quarter. MarketWire

Ruby Creek Stockholders Meeting
Ruby Creek Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: RBYC), a gold exploration and mining company with operations in Tanzania, is providing this release to advise that Robert Slavik, President, Secretary and a shareholder of more than 5% of Ruby Creek Resources, Inc. has petitioned the Chairman of the Board of Ruby Creek to hold a Stockholder's Meeting. MarketWire

Platinum Equity Sells Canvas Systems to Avnet
Platinum Equity announced today that it sold Canvas Systems to Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT). Canvas is an independent supplier of IT hardware and services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MarketWire

Godfather Media Announces the Acquisition of a Professional Baseball Team
Godfather Media, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GFMD) today announced that it has acquired 100% of the assets of Arizona-based independent minor league baseball team Yuma Scorpions. MarketWire

Kona Grill Sets Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Conference Call for Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. ET
Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, will hold a conference call on Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011. The company will issue its financial results in a press release prior to the call. MarketWire

Quicksilver Resources Announces 2012 Capital Spending Program of $370 Million
Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE: KWK) announced today that it intends to spend approximately $370 million in 2012 for drilling and completion and related oil and gas activities. This projected spending includes approximately $302 million for drilling and completion activities, $46 million for gathering and $22 million for leasehold MarketWire

The Mortgage Law Group Continues to See Rampant Foreclosures Affecting Its Clients
While the 2011 national foreclosure rate was at its lowest since 2007, according to RealtyTrac, the foreclosure defense attorneys at The Mortgage Law Group are still seeing a higher than average number of clients going through foreclosures. And while some sources point to a slight economic uplift, the overall state of the economy is still at record lows MarketWire

TCW's Sri-Kumar to Discuss Global Portfolio Positioning for 2012
The TCW Group (TCW), an international asset-management firm, invites you to participate in a conference call on Wednesday, February 1 with Komal Sri-Kumar, TCW's Chief Global Strategist and Portfolio Manager of the TCW Global Allocation Funds. MarketWire

Fairchild Controls Names Peter J. Borgel as Company's President
Peter J. Borgel has joined Fairchild Controls Corporation as its president, taking the top management position at this EADS North America company that designs, manufactures and repairs environmental, electronic and pneumatic control systems for commercial aircraft and military applications worldwide. MarketWire

Wall Street Reporter Senior Analyst Interviews SilverSun Technologies CEO
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: SSNTA) today announced that on January 31st, CEO Mark Meller was interviewed by The Wall Street Reporter's Senior Analyst Juan Costello. The interview provides an overview of SilverSun, developments over the last year, and the Company's plans for 2102. A link to the interview is provided here http://www.wallstreetreporter MarketWire

ADP Enters Rapidly Growing Medical Billing and Revenue Cycle Management Market
ADP® today announced the acquisition of privately-held PhyLogic Healthcare, a highly-respected Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) company that has served small- and mid-size U.S. medical practices since 2001 MarketWire

NSF Noyce Scholarship Program Award Makes Funding Available for Re-Careering STEM Professionals to Train as Science and Math Teachers at Rio Salado College
The Teacher Preparation Program of Rio Salado College recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Noyce Scholarship Program award of nearly $1.2 million to support the recruitment and training of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals who are interested in becoming a science or math teacher in 7-12 grade classrooms throughout Arizona. MarketWire

Seabed Adds Schilling Robotics HD Systems
Schilling Robotics, LLC, experts in subsea systems, announced today the delivery of a new HD™ ROV system to underwater technology firm Seabed. The order was for HD 23, which is a 150hp, 4,000m-rated ROV system and was delivered in December 2011. MarketWire

Unimax Introduces Spotlight -- a PBX and Voicemail Reporting Dashboard
Unimax Systems Corporation®, a leading provider of Self-Service Telecom Management tools, Automated Telecom Management tools, and MAC Administration software, today unveiled a new voice system administration reporting product called Spotlight at the International Avaya User Group (IAUG) conference in San Diego, CA. MarketWire

Media Advisory/National Bank Financial New York Gold Conference: February 14th, 2012
National Bank Financial (TSX: NA) will be hosting its annual conference for established and emerging gold mining companies on Tuesday February 14th, 2012 at the St Regis Hotel, New York. The conference will feature presentations by Canadian listed companies with growth focused production profiles and exciting exploration and development portfolios. MarketWire

Businesses Can Capture Signatures, Easily Calculate Taxes and Tips Using New Sage Mobile Payments 2.0
Sage North America today announced the launch of Sage Mobile Payments 2.0, the latest version of its Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant mobile payments product MarketWire

Fulton Financial Corporation to Present at Credit Suisse Conference
Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT) today announced that it will participate as a presenter at Credit Suisse's 13th Annual Financial Services Forum on February 8, 2012 at the Mandarin Oriental Resort in Miami, Florida. MarketWire

Quasar Corporate Update
Quasar Aerospace Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QASP) MarketWire

Anadarko to Present at Upcoming Energy Symposium
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced that Sr. Vice President, Worldwide Exploration, Bob Daniels, will present at the Credit Suisse 2012 Energy Summit in Vail, Colo. on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 at 8:10 a.m. MST. A link to the audio webcast presentation will be available at www.anadarko.com MarketWire

CleanerSaferTrucking, Inc. Supports the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act That Strengthens the Economy by Increasing Truck Productivity
CleanerSaferTrucking, Inc. has announced it is in support of the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act being presented before the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Thursday and applauds Chairman Mica for including truck productivity provisions within the draft bill. MarketWire

Pericom Semiconductor Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM) MarketWire

Shareholders of Supertel Hospitality, Inc. Approve $30 Million Investment in Supertel by an IRSA Inversiones y Representaciones Sociedad Anonima (NYSE: IRS) Affiliate
Supertel Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPR), a real estate investment trust (REIT) which owns 99 hotels in 23 states, today announced that at a special meeting held on January 31, 2012, the shareholders of the company approved the $30 million investment in the company by Real Estate Strategies L.P MarketWire

Qualstar Reports Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results
Qualstar® Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a manufacturer of automated tape storage solutions and high efficiency power supplies, today reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Solar3D to Conduct Solar Application Study for Acushnet, Massachusetts
Solar3D, Inc. (OTCBB: SLTD), the developer of a breakthrough 3-dimensional solar cell technology to maximize the conversion of sunlight into electricity, today announced that it will conduct a pre-feasibility study of the economics and benefits of using Solar3D cells on rooftop applications in the towns of Acushnet, Massachusetts. MarketWire

Kids Get a Break From Identity Thieves
Utah today launched an unprecedented new program to help protect children from identity thieves MarketWire

STATS ChipPAC Announces Plan for Its Thailand Plant
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading semiconductor test and advanced packaging service provider, today announced that the Company will not resume assembly operations in its Thailand plant (the "Thailand Plant") due to extensive equipment and facility damages beyond economic restoration MarketWire

STATS ChipPAC Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading semiconductor test and advanced packaging service provider, today announced results for the fourth quarter and full year 2011. MarketWire

Tibet Pharmaceuticals Signs Letter of Intent to Cooperate With Anhui Taihe Pharmaceutical Group
Tibet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBET), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of traditional Tibetan medicine in China, today announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") to cooperate with Anhui Taihe Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd MarketWire

Fortinet Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) MarketWire

Martini Media Grows Leadership to Capture New Branding Dollars
Martini Media, the digital media and content platform for engaging the audience with the most money and influence online, today announced multiple sales promotions and hires MarketWire

Descendant of Ancient Samurais Wins Opportunity to Be Featured in National Campaign for Patron Spirits
During the 2011 holiday season, emerging artists from across the country teamed up with ultra-premium tequila maker Patrón Spirits to create one-of-a-kind works of art in support of their local arts communities. The pieces created for the Patrón "Simply Perfect" Art Project were placed online for public auction, with the proceeds benefitting four art organizations MarketWire

IAG Announces Development Partnerships
InterAmerican Gaming Inc. ("IAG" or "the Company") (PINKSHEETS: IAGM) has announced that it has retained Toronto-based Endloop Mobile as its mobile development partner for SoFit Mobile Inc. ("SoFit", formerly Nowphit Operations Inc.), creator of the forthcoming SoFit social gaming platform that empowers individuals to improve their health and fitness MarketWire

Kepware Technologies to Present at ARC World Industry Forum in Orlando
WHO: Tony Paine, President and CEO of Kepware Technologies and Aaron Green and Carlos Neto with the City of Orlando Wastewater Systems Management MarketWire

Golden Star Resources Names Roger Palmer Chief Financial Officer, Replacing John Labate
Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE Amex: GSS) (TSX: GSC) (GHANA: GSR) ("Golden Star" or the "Company") today announced that Roger Palmer, formerly Vice President Finance and Controller of Golden Star, has been named Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He replaces former CFO John Labate, who has left the Company to pursue other interests. MarketWire

Ronn Motor Company Announces Financial Audit
Ronn Motor Company (PINKSHEETS: RNNM) announces that effective immediately the company has started an intensive financial and transactional audit for the years ending 2009 - 2011. MarketWire

Parvus' CPU-111-10 Receives Editor's Choice Award From VME and Critical Systems Magazine
Eurotech subsidiary Parvus Corporation today announced that the Winter issue of VME and Critical Systems magazine selected the CPU-111-10 for its Editor's Choice Award. The CPU-111-10 is a rugged, high-performance 6U VPX (VITA 46) Single Board Computer (SBC) that is offered in both convection cooled and ruggedized conduction cooled variants. MarketWire

Oracle Delivers New Mobile Applications for Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
ORACLE'S JD EDWARDS SUMMIT 2012 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Author Craig Copland Rallies Conservatives With 'Election Handbook'
In his new book, "2012 Conservative Election Handbook," (http://conservawiki.com), campaign strategist Craig Copland rallies conservatives to take over the country -- one dog catcher at a time -- and provides a comprehensive guide for doing just that. MarketWire

Win a 2012 Jaguar XF or a Share of $40,000 in February at Four Winds New Buffalo and Four Winds Hartford
Four Winds®, the premier gaming destinations in the Midwest, is pleased to announce that W Club members can win a 2012 Jaguar® XF sedan, valued at over $60,000, or a share of $40,000 in February at either Four Winds New Buffalo or Four Winds Hartford®. Additionally, anyone who Likes Four Winds on Facebook® is eligible for a chance to win a share of $5,000 in cash. MarketWire

Utah Rep. Stephen Sandstrom Introduces H.B. 108 to Prevent Internet Gambling in Utah
Utah Rep. Stephen Sandstrom today introduced H.B. 108, Internet Gambling, to prevent Internet gaming including gambling that could be conducted on handheld devices, which are not always necessarily connected to the Internet. This legislation would also block the possibility of Indian casinos coming to Utah. Through a specific opt-out provision, H.B MarketWire

Debut Novelist Mac Laird Brings Virginia History to Life
At 81, retired telecommunications specialist Mac Laird published his first work of historical fiction, a novel about the Shenandoah Valley land and the people who populated it in 1700. "Dangerous Differences" (www.quailhigh.com) hinges on the clash of Native American and European cultures as settlers flocked to the New World. MarketWire

Granite Hill Estates to Hold Annual Taste of Chocolate
To commemorate Valentine's Day, Granite Hill Estates (GHE), the Kennebec Valley's premier continuing care retirement community, will conduct its Annual Taste of Chocolate on Friday, February 10, 2012, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The event will be held in the Maine Lodge Dining Room. Admission is free and open to the public. MarketWire

Siena Entertainment Introduces StoryChimes SongBook App for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch, Featuring Songs From John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Siena Entertainment, a leading developer of interactive apps, is proud to announce its StoryChimes SongBook App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the App Store. The app features the songs of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, through a licensing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. MarketWire

Macey Bankruptcy Law's Jolene Umentum Wins Paralegal of the Quarter Award
The votes are in and it looks like the newest recipient of 722 Redemption Funding's Paralegal of the Quarter award is Jolene Umentum of the Macey Bankruptcy Law office in Milwaukee. This is an honor that the firm's experienced group of bankruptcy attorneys say she has more than earned. MarketWire

Financial Institutions Select Oracle FLEXCUBE Solutions and Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications to Optimize Operational Efficiency and Profitability, Elevate Customer Service and Reduce Risk
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Advanced Data Systems Integrates MedicsDocAssistant EHR and Midmark
Advanced Data Systems Corporation (ADS) is pleased to announce the integration of their MedicsDocAssistant™ certified EHR with Midmark's IQecg™, IQspiro™ and IQholter™ devices. The integration allows for the seamless embedding of clean, clear images, charts, graphs, and reports directly from the Midmark devices into the patient's MedicsDocAssistant record. MarketWire

Oracle's SPARC T4 Servers in High Demand in the Communications Industry
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

PlatinumTel's New $45 Unlimited Talk & Text w/150MB and $55 Unlimited Talk & Text w/2GB Plans Give Consumers the Wireless Service and Nationwide Coverage They Expect, at an Affordable Price
PlatinumTel Wireless, a nationwide prepaid wireless provider that operates on a 3G Network that reaches 280 million people, announces their new $45 Unlimited Talk and Text plan with 150MB of 3G web and a $55 Unlimited Talk and Text Plan with 2GB of 3G Web. MarketWire

Super Bowl Winning Coach Tony Dungy Featured in Free Video Message Available to Pastors to Play During Church Services
On Sunday, February 5th, churchgoers might not have to wait till the evening to hear commentary from a Super Bowl winning coach. That is because church leaders will be able to play a free downloadable video message featuring Super Bowl winning coach Tony Dungy and his wife Lauren during the typical announcement time of a Sunday worship service. MarketWire

Rapid Learning Announces USMLE Step 1 Course for Medical Board Exam
Rapid Learning Center, the leading provider of e-learning courses for science, mathematics and standardized test preparation, is offering a rich-media bootcamp course for medical students and graduates preparing for the USMLE Step 1 exam, the first part of the United States Medical Licensing Examination MarketWire

Paciolan and StubHub Announce Exclusive Partnership
Paciolan, a leading provider of ticketing, marketing and fundraising solutions in live entertainment, today announced an exclusive partnership with its secondary ticketing partner, StubHub, the world's largest ticket marketplace. With the partnership, StubHub will be the exclusive, integrated, secondary ticketing partner for Paciolan teams and venues who decide to offer an open market model MarketWire

Astro-Med, Inc. Divests North Carolina Label Operations
Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) announced today the divestiture of its label manufacturing operations in Asheboro, North Carolina. The sale was made to the original owners of Label Line, Ltd. MarketWire

World's Only Comprehensive Electronics Take-Back Program Collects Over 45 Million Pounds of End-of-Life Electronics
E-World Online, a leading provider of electronics recycling solutions, announced today that in 2011 it collected over 45 million pounds of end of life consumer electronics, triple the amount it collected in 2010 MarketWire

BlogHer, Inc. Joins Top Women's Community Lifestyle and Food Networks as BlogHer's Audience of Moms Grows by 33 Percent
BlogHer, Inc., the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women, announced today that the BlogHer Network's reach grew by 54 percent since June 2011, making the company a top women's Community Lifestyle network as well as the sixth largest Food network tracked by comScore (Source: comScore Media Metrix December 2011; See Figure 1). MarketWire

Revolutionary Patent Submitted by B2B Search Engine
Masterseek.com is the fastest-growing and largest B2B search engine in the world, with more than 100 million active businesses within its extensive database. Their website allows businesses to create a profile, free of charge, and instantly become searchable using geo-specific search technology MarketWire

London, The Savoy Is Proud to Be an Official Partner of Cirque du Soleil
One of the world's iconic hotels, The Savoy, A Fairmont managed hotel, has recently completed one of the most ambitious hotel restoration in British history. Originally opened in 1889, in the heart of one of the city's most cosmopolitan areas, The Savoy luxury London hotel has played host to royalty, world leaders and legends of the stage and screen. MarketWire

Free TurboViewer v1 Offers First 3D DWG Viewing on Android
IMSI®/Design, the developer of TurboCAD®, the #1 best-selling CAD in retail, and DoubleCAD™, one of the most downloaded alternatives to AutoCAD® LT, today announced the debut of its popular free TurboViewer™ v1 app on the Android™ platform. MarketWire

Journal of Portfolio Management Announces Top Research Honorees
The Journal of Portfolio Management announces the winners of the 13th Annual Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Awards for articles contributing to the theory and practice of portfolio management. MarketWire

Aritas Ranked #1 "Tough Trades" Broker Again
Aritas is pleased to announce that Ancerno Ltd. (formerly part of Abel/Noser Corp.) has issued its new global ranking of broker execution quality which, for the period Q4 2010 - Q3 2011(1), shows Aritas: MarketWire

Automated Feeders and Celmanax(R) Help Dairy Calves Fight Off Winter Challenges
Dairy calves face many environmental and nutritional challenges in winter as they struggle to stay warm. Add a pathogen challenge and calves can easily develop clinical scours or pneumonia. Combining the proven technologies of Celmanax® with automated calf feeding is helping dairies around the world meet these challenges. MarketWire

Stonegate Bank Reports Net Income of $2.8 Million for Fourth Quarter 2011
Stonegate Bank (OTCBB: SGBK) MarketWire

AJ Wagner, Auto Industry Veteran Joins ChannelNet as Board Member
ChannelNet, a leader in multichannel customer engagement, today announces AJ Wagner as the newest Board Member. Mr. Wagner, President of AJ Wagner & Associates, LLC, and former President of Ford Motor Credit Company North America, and corporate Vice President of Ford Motor Company, its parent, is an innovative automotive industry leader. MarketWire

ClickFox Survey Reveals Telecommunication and Wireless Companies Now Surpass Cable to Ignite Most Customer Frustration
ClickFox, the pioneering leader in experience analytics, today announced the company's findings from its second annual Consumer Tipping Points survey. The results highlight what customer service issues frustrated consumers most in 2011 and how they responded to negative experiences. MarketWire

La Mancha Discovers a Mineralized Structure Extending Over 800M at Sissedougou
La Mancha Resources Inc. (TSX: LMA) MarketWire

Sweet Green Fields Granted First U.S. Patent for Highly Efficient, All Natural Stevia Extraction Process
Sweet Green Fields (SGF), a leading U.S.-based global producer of high purity stevia extracts, today announced it was granted a U.S. patent covering the company's highly efficient method for extracting Rebaudioside-A (RA). SGF's proprietary extraction method is 33% to 50% faster than the industry's conventional methods, resulting in a much more efficient and cost effective process. MarketWire

Native American Energy Group Announces Dismissal of Lawsuit
Native American Energy Group, Inc. (OTCQB: NAGP) (PINKSHEETS: NAGP) (the "Company" and "NAGP") today announced the dismissal of the lawsuit, with prejudice, filed in March 2010 by the putative investors in NAEG Founders Holding Corporation ("Founders' Investors") against the Company and certain of its officers and directors. MarketWire

Chanticleer Holdings Taps International Franchise Operator Alex Hemingway to Lead European Growth Strategy
Chanticleer Holdings, Inc MarketWire

UPDATE: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Sold in Excess of 50,000 Shares of HearUSA Inc. Between January 18, 2011 and July 31, 2011, Inclusive, to Inquire About the Lead Plaintiff Position in Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Before the March 19, 2012 Lead Plaintiff Deadline
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey on behalf of investors who sold shares of HearUSA Inc. ("HearUSA" or the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: HEARQ) common stock during the period between January 18, 2011 and July 31, 2011, inclusive (the "Class Period"). MarketWire

Speakers From DoD, NASA, and Boeing Scheduled for Aerospace and Defense Conference
More than 300 contracting, acquisition, and procurement professionals from both government and private industry prepare to gather in Austin, Texas for NCMA's 50th Annual Aerospace + Defense Contract Management Conference (ADC). The conference will be held March 22-23, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Austin and will feature several prominent speakers including: MarketWire

First Financial Corporation Reports 2011 Results
First Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: THFF) today announced results for the year and the quarter ended December 31, 2011. Net income for 2011 increased 32.6% or $9.2 million to $37.2 million from the $28.0 million reported for 2010. Net income for the three months ended December 31, 2011 was $10.2 million compared to $8.4 million for the same period of 2010 MarketWire

Ruth D. Williams, MD, Begins Term as President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
Ruth D. Williams, MD, a nationally-recognized medical leader, began her term as the 115th president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology earlier this month. Dr. Williams also serves as president of the Wheaton Eye Clinic, located in Chicago's western suburbs. With more than 130,000 patient visits each year, Wheaton is one of the largest ophthalmology clinics in the Midwest. Dr MarketWire

Action Industries Expands Operations to Serve Greater Milwaukee Region and Illinois
Action Industries has recently expanded its operations to include a warehouse facility located in the greater Milwaukee region. Intended to lower shipping times and costs, the 45,000 square foot facility provides a logistical advantage for Action Industries when distributing its products across the Midwest. MarketWire

ClickSquared Experiences Rapid Growth in 2011
ClickSquared, a global provider of cross-channel marketing software and services, today announced strong growth, record bookings and other notable achievements in 2011. MarketWire

Kairos Transmedia Engages Frontech Solutions to Build SpillWall.com
Kairos Transmedia, Inc. (www.kairostransmedia.com), today announced it has selected and contracted Edmonton-based Frontech Solutions to build and develop SpillWall.com, the company's social media platform aimed at the youth market. SpillWall will immediately target The Magazine's (www.themagazine.ca) more than one-million readers to its online platform as SpillWall launches. MarketWire

Couch & Associates Sponsoring Online Marketing Summit (OMS) 2012
The 7th annual Online Marketing Summit (OMS) is kicking off this February, and Couch & Associates has announced a sponsorship deal with the premier global conference for marketing professionals as an official gold sponsor. MarketWire

Hit The Slopes! Score Super Lift Ticket Deals on Game Day
With everyone staying inside to watch the big game, Sunday, February 5th is a great time to hit the slopes and score the best lift ticket deals of the season MarketWire

Stratos Product Development Lends Critical Design Expertise to Mimic Technologies' dV-Trainer Surgical Training Device
Stratos Product Development LLC today announced its partnership with Mimic Technologies to advance the current design of the Mimic dV-Trainer, an independently validated, highly realistic simulation system for the da Vinci robot that improves patient safety and allows for surgical training, saving operating room time and reducing operational costs. MarketWire

Splice Communications Launches Customer Connect Portal
Splice Communications, Inc., a single-source provider of custom network solutions, today announced the launch of its new portal, Splice Customer Connect. The portal streamlines access to support, billing and other telecom services, and simplifies ad hoc and everyday network management tasks to increase customer productivity and reduce costs. MarketWire

Arbitech Becomes a Pano Logic Value-Added Distributor
Pano Logic, the leader in zero client desktop virtualization (VDI), today announced that Arbitech, LLC of Irvine, Calif. has become an authorized Pano Logic value-added distributor for North America. Arbitech will team with the network of Pano resellers that assist organizations with radically centralizing desktop computing and slashing their total cost of ownership (TCO) with the Pano System MarketWire

Accela Introduces Accela Mobile Inspector App for iPad and iPhone
Accela, Inc., the leading provider of cloud, web and mobile software for e-government, today announced the availability of Accela Mobile Inspector™, the latest app in the company's growing family of mobile solutions for governments using its flagship Accela Automation® enterprise software MarketWire

Less Than 24 Months After its Foundation, H2O Innovation India Announces the Commissioning of its First Major Water Treatment System, for Larsen and Toubro Heavy Engineering
Editors Note: A photo for this release will be available on the Canadian Press picture wire via Marketwire. MarketWire

nFocus Software Launches New Brand, Now nFocus Solutions
nFocus Software, the leading provider of performance management and outcome measurement software, is now nFocus Solutions after launching its new corporate identity that better reflects the Company's ability to help clients solve large-scale social problems in the public sector and monitor and analyze training for the U.S. Government. MarketWire

Comodo Cleaning Essentials Identifies and Removes Malware and Unsafe Processes From Infected Computers
Comodo (http://www.comodo.com/), one of the top certificate authorities and Internet security organizations, announced the release of Comodo® Cleaning Essentials, a set of powerful security tools designed to help users identify and remove malware and unsafe processes from infected Windows computers. MarketWire

Leading Wellness Provider Limeade Responds to Accelerated Growth With Key Executive Hires
Henry Albrecht, CEO of Limeade, today announced that the company has filled three newly-created executive positions with talent from ShapeUp and Microsoft. Limeade has doubled its workforce since the beginning of 2011 and continues to grow rapidly. Limeade is an online corporate wellness platform that builds happy, healthy, high-performance workforces. MarketWire

Advanced Defense Technologies, Inc. (ADTI) Enters $11 Billion a Year Drone and UAV Market
Advanced Defense Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ADCF) announced today that the Company is designing the sensors, signals intelligence (SIGINT), detection, and communication systems for unmanned drones and UAVs. Global spending on drones is forecast to nearly double in the next decade, growing to $11 MarketWire

NeighborOil Announces Product Partnership With YouDecide(TM)
NeighborOil, "where consumers control the price they pay for home heating oil," will provide Employee Advantages™ members access to its valuable rewards and saving program for home heating oil. It will be offered for the first time as an employee benefit through YouDecide's™ voluntary benefits portal. MarketWire

ActivEngage and HookLogic Partner to Provide Comprehensive Solution for Automotive Dealers
Today, two leading technology providers in the automotive marketing industry, ActivEngage and HookLogic, announced a strategic alliance combining the companies' live chat and targeted incentive technologies into a comprehensive solution for automotive dealers MarketWire

PCI Synthesis Adds Manufacturing, QC, Business, and R&D Expertise
Informex, Booth 425 -- PCI Synthesis, Inc. (www.pcisynthesis.com), a 12-year-old custom chemical manufacturer of new chemical entities (NCEs), generic active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), and other specialty chemical products, has significantly increased its bench strength in quality control and research and development with the hiring of several experts in recent months. MarketWire

New York PRSA Announces 2012 Big Apple Awards Call for Entries
The New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA-NY) has announced a new and expanded Big Apple Awards competition in 2012 that will offer the opportunity to enter and compete to many more professionals from the Tri-State Area than in recent years. MarketWire

CITE Conference & Expo Announces Screening of Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death & Technology
IDG Enterprise's Consumerization of IT in the Enterprise (CITE) Conference & Expo -- the first enterprise conference devoted exclusively to the consumerization of IT in the enterprise -- today announces several key additions to the 2012 conference agenda, including a special screening of the film Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death & Technology MarketWire

Horn Group Promotes Ben Billingsley to Partner
Horn Group, Inc., a top digital communications agency, today announced the promotion of Ben Billingsley to Partner. Reporting to Sabrina Horn, agency founder and CEO, Ben is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the firm's New York office. Ben joined Horn Group's New York office in 2006 as Vice President and has since established the agency's leadership in the digital media sector. MarketWire

Voice Carrier Acquires PBillX in Order to Aggressively Enter the Hospitality Phone Systems and Service Market
Voice Carrier, an innovator and leader in hosted VoIP business communication systems, today announced that it has acquired PBillX Inc., the provider of the award-winning P$X Asterisk-based VoIP PBX system for the hospitality industry. MarketWire

Steve Brammell Joins Spectrum Gaming Group's Online Gaming Team
Stephen Brammell, former General Counsel to Caesars Entertainment, has joined Spectrum Gaming Group's online gaming advisory team to assist state lotteries, commercial operators and tribal governments as they develop new policies and business models in anticipation of legal online wagering in the United States. MarketWire

Vicor Unveils Online IBC Power Simulation Tool
Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today unveiled its new IBC Power Simulation tool, an industry-first online simulation capability that enables power system designers to interactively model the electrical and thermal performance of intermediate bus converters in application-specific operating conditions and thermal environments MarketWire

Infortrend Adds High-Density, 48-Bay Storage Solutions to Its EonStor DS Family
Infortrend® (TPE: 2495) today announced the addition of new high-density storage solutions in its EonStor DS family. The new solutions help users meet extreme capacity requirements with 48 drive bays in a 4U form factor, while offering excellent cost efficiency MarketWire

Abington Chiropractor Incorporates Pilates Instruction Into Wellness Center Program
Dr. Janet Lang, an Abington chiropractor who has been working with patients here and from Glenside, Meadowbrook, Roslyn, and the Greater Eastern Montgomery County region since 1995, includes Pilates instruction in the treatment regimen for many of her patients. Dr MarketWire

Chiropractor Announces Nutrition Services for Frankfort Residents
Advanced Chiropractic Wellness Center announced that the practice offers nutrition response testing to help patients optimize overall health. The diagnostic test identifies the precise nutrients on the cellular level necessary for well-being. The chiropractor then uses this information to make nutritional recommendations for patients MarketWire

Lafayette Chiropractor Holds Weekly Nutrition and Weight Management Programs for the Public
Dr. John Sullivan, a Lafayette chiropractor for 25 years, leads a weekly weight management and nutrition class every Thursday night at 6:00 PM. The class, which is free and open to the public, is held at Dr. Sullivan's Independence Chiropractic clinic on Independence Boulevard. Dr MarketWire

Chancellor Searches for New Leases
Chancellor Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CHAG), a Texas-based oil producer, announced today that it has begun its search for new oil leases to replace those recently sold. MarketWire

CNH Full Year 2011 Revenue Increases 25%; Operating Profit up 65%; EPS $3.82
CNH Global NV (NYSE: CNH) MarketWire

America's Beauty Show: Showcasing Hot, New Beauty Products Coming to "A Salon Near You"
60,000 beauty salon professionals will come to Chicago for America's Beauty Show (ABS) to be held at McCormick Place (West) Saturday, Sunday and Monday -- March 3, 4, 5 - 2012. According to the Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau, the three day show has a $60.2 million impact on the local economy. There are over 65,000 licensed salon professionals in the State of Illinois. MarketWire

Chango Launches Version 3.0 of Its Leading Search Retargeting Platform
Chango, the leading innovator in search retargeting, today announced that the third version of its custom built platform has been rolled out to all clients. The new platform greatly extends Chango's reach of available real-time inventory, ensures that all ads are accelerated using Akamai and integrates brand safety leader AdSafe Media MarketWire

SmartSource Spins Off TecDirect Division as Separate Business Entity
Smart Source Inc., the only technical staffing company focused on partnering with IT solution providers, today announced the company has spun off TecDirect as a separate business entity. MarketWire

World Surveillance Group Provides Approved Footage of the Argus One UAV at Government Demonstrations in Nevada
World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCBB: WSGI), a developer of lighter-than-air ("LTA") unmanned aerial vehicles ("UAVs") and related technologies, announced today that the Company has posted approved video footage and images taken at the recently completed Government testing and demonstration of the Argus One UAV in Nevada MarketWire

Solar Acquisition Corp. Announces Strategic Review
Solar Acquisition Corp. (OTCBB: SLRX), a development stage public company with a portfolio of clean energy assets, announced today that it has begun a review of its operations. MarketWire

SourcingLink.net Inc. Makes Big Debut at Sundance Film Festival 2012
SourcingLink.net Inc.'s (PINKSHEETS: SNET) subsidiary Alliance Auto Group makes its first appearance at this year's Sundance Film Festival. In order to build brand recognition and continually offer the Alliance Auto Group Experience, AAG has provided industry execs, celebrities, and musicians transportation to and from A-list events in Park City, Utah. MarketWire

LA's Favorite Bar Workout Celebrates the Start of Its Tenth Year in Los Angeles
With three thousand visits a week, Westsiders shake and sculpt at The Bar Method LA's ballet bar workout in what has become widely known as one of the most strenuous, productive exercise genres in America today. Bar Method arrived in LA on February 1, 2003, and since has become a household name spawning more than a dozen other Bar Method studios around the Southland MarketWire

Realize Inc. Supports Client as He Prepares to Pitch on "Shark Tank"
Company owner Travis Perry is ready to seek funding in dangerous waters after two years of developing his guitar product. On Friday, the Alabama inventor will pitch his ChordBuddy Guitar Learning System to the ravenous business tycoons of ABC's "Shark Tank." Perry developed his product with help from Indiana rapid prototyping company Realize Inc. MarketWire

Reservoir Group Appoints Chief Operating Officer and Announces 60 Percent Rise in Revenue
Reservoir Group today announces the appointment of Wade McCutcheon as chief operating officer. MarketWire

Eight Tips to Create a Successful Business Website by Interaktiva Digital Marketing
As internet usage continues to grow, largely due to the exploding growth of smartphones and tablets, companies must have a compelling website to create a strong first impression and stand out from their competition MarketWire

SmartMetric Announces March 5, 2012 Date Calendared for Federal Circuit Hearing in Ongoing Patent Litigation vs. Visa, MasterCard, American Express et al
SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCBB: SMME) President & CEO of SmartMetric, Inc., C. Hendrick, announced today that it has been informed by the Federal Circuit Court that the oral arguments in the case against Visa, MasterCard, American Express et al will be heard before a panel of three appeal judges on March 5, 2012. MarketWire

Compendium Releases Compendium Version 3
With social media and content marketing becoming increasingly important to already overburdened marketers, Compendium is fulfilling its customers' demand for powerful social media integrations that reduce social media management time, while increasing the reach of relevant content through social media and search engine optimization. MarketWire

WPCS and Multiband End Merger Talks
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has announced that it has received notification from Multiband that it will not pursue the acquisition of WPCS at the present time. The $250,000 break up fee in escrow will be disbursed to WPCS accordingly MarketWire

Camelot Gears Up for a Triple DVD Release
Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) ("Camelot") announced today that Camelot Distribution Group ("CDG") has three films headed for distribution in February of this year. POOLBOY: DROWNING OUT THE FURY will be in stores on February 7, released through Screen Media MarketWire

Open Invention Network Highlights Strong 2011 Licensing Performance
OIN today announced a remarkable increase in the size of its community of licensees during 2011 as licensees seized the opportunity to benefit from the value of the growing OIN community and the freedom of action enabled by OIN's royalty free licensing program. During 2011, OIN's community grew to over 400 corporate licensees, a more than 60% year over year increase MarketWire

European Premier Technology Research Group Focuses Upon mPhase Technologies Patent Portfolio
mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) said today, that based upon a scientific review of mPhase's patents, it has received a formal invitation to present its scientific advances in microfluidics at the nanoscale level to a scientific research and development consortium sponsored and funded by a major western European country MarketWire

Preptel Services Increase Chances of Getting a Job Interview and Job Offer
Preptel Corporation, provider of candidate optimization services to improve a candidate's chances of getting an interview and securing an offer, announced today the official launch of the company MarketWire

North Springs Resources Commences Phase One Exploration at Imperial Gold Silver Property in Nevada-Extensive Sampling Completed Over Resource Target Area
North Springs Resources Corp. (OTCBB: NSRS)(PINKSHEETS: NSRS) (the "Company" or "North Springs") is pleased to announce that it has commenced phase one exploration at the Imperial Gold Silver Property in Esmeralda County, Nevada, located about 150 miles northwest of Las Vegas in the Railroad Springs Mining District (the "Imperial Property") MarketWire

Faculty of 1000 Introduces a Novel Open Access Publishing Venture: F1000 Research
Faculty of 1000 (F1000) today announces F1000 Research, a new fully Open Access publishing program across biology and medicine that will launch later this year. It is intended to address the major issues afflicting scientific publishing today: timely dissemination of research, peer review, and sharing of data. MarketWire

GenArts Sapphire Edge(TM) Brings High-End Visual Effects to the Final Cut Pro X Creative Community
GenArts®, Inc., the global leader in specialized visual effects software for the media and advertising industries, today announced the availability of Sapphire Edge for Final Cut Pro X professional video editing application from Apple MarketWire

Dassault Aviation: Rafale selected to equip the Indian Air Force
Following the announcement of the finalselection of the Rafale in the frame of the MMRCA program, DassaultAviation andits partners are honored and grateful to the Indian Government and thepeople ofIndia to be given the opportunity to extend their long-lasting cooperation. MarketWire

Schneider Electric Introduces New Solutions for Comprehensive Building and Data Center Energy Management With Cisco
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced at Cisco Live, Cisco's premier IT and communications conference in Europe, that they are planning to expand their existing relationship with Cisco to significantly broaden their energy management solution portfolio. The company will demonstrate these 'proof of concept' solutions at the Cisco Live show MarketWire

Platinum Studios Announces Development of "The Weapon" as a Major Motion Picture
Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTCBB: PDOS), an entertainment company that controls an international library of thousands of comic book characters which it adapts, produces and licenses for all forms of media, confirmed today they are now developing sold out comic book series "The Weapon," to bring to the big screen MarketWire

Samba99 Launches First Guarana Superfruit Energy Bar -- Delivering an Organic, Gluten-Free Caffeine Kick
From the Amazon River Delta, Samba99 today introduced the first guarana superfruit energy bar on the market -- Samba99 Guarana. Guarana is a completely natural energy booster, sustainably sourced in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest. It is a natural form of caffeine that gives you energy, suppresses appetite, promotes mental clarity and enhances long-term memory MarketWire

VuQo Now Distributed in Chicago
VuQo Premium Vodka (PINKSHEETS: VUQO), the world's only vodka distilled from coconut nectar, is proud to announce new distribution in the state of Illinois through Midwest Wine & Spirits, Inc MarketWire

RYU to Make First Exhibitor Appearance at MAGIC
Today, Respect Your Universe, Inc. (RYU) (OTCBB: RYUN), http://www.respectyouruniverse MarketWire

Stevia Corp. Secures $20 Million in Financing
Stevia Corp. (OTCBB: STEV) ("Stevia Corp MarketWire

Turner Broadcasting Participates in iStreamPlanet's Series A Financing Led by Intel Capital
iStreamPlanet, a leader in live Internet managed broadcast services, in addition to on-premises and cloud-based automated video workflow solutions and applications, announced today that Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.) is making an investment in iStreamPlanet's Series A round of funding which is being led by Intel Capital MarketWire

Tests Demonstrate Fortinet(R) FortiGate(TM) Is World's Fastest Firewall
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that the Fortinet FortiGate-5140B handled 526 Gbps of blended application traffic and security attacks during recent massive-scale testing MarketWire

YouMail Lets You Take Charge of Your Caller ID Brand
YouMail, Inc. (www.youmail.com) today announced that any owner of a US phone number can finally control their own personal brand through caller ID -- controlling how they appear when they call people or leave them messages. MarketWire

Mobiquity App for New York Post Goes Live; New Android Tablet App Extends Post's Award-Winning Coverage to Readers On the Go
Mobiquity (www.mobiquityinc.com), a professional services firm specializing in the design, build, deployment and management of innovative enterprise-class mobile solutions, today announced it launched a new Android tablet app for the New York Post, the oldest continually-published newspaper in the U.S. and one of New York City's most widely-read dailies MarketWire

Applied Plastics' Motor Stator Stacking Service Applies Blue Epoxy Coating
Applied Plastics Co., Inc. announces the availability of their motor stator stacking service which maintains precise lamination alignment and applies a consistent thin blue epoxy coating for electrical insulation MarketWire

Newegg Reports Strong 2011 Growth and Momentum for NeweggBusiness
Newegg Inc., the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States, today announced that NeweggBusiness (www.neweggbusiness.com), the company's B2B website, reported a successful 2011 with record-breaking results. NeweggBusiness' growth was fueled by the industry's need for a simple, cost-saving online destination for purchasing business essentials MarketWire

Safely, a Division of Location Labs, Hits One Billion Locates on Monetized Family Safety Services; Introduces Free Check-In Service
Safely (www.safely.com), a division of Location Labs (www.locationlabs.com), today announced that its premium Safely Family Locator has enabled more than one billion family safety location checks since inception. These "locates" have been initiated by Family Locator subscribers across millions of child phones on three Tier 1 US wireless carriers MarketWire

Hubspan Achieves Record 2011 Growth Through Channel Innovation
Hubspan, the leading provider of cloud-based business integration solutions, today announced record growth across multiple areas of its business in 2011, citing nearly a 100 percent increase in channel-enabled sales and 41 percent growth in new customer acquisition MarketWire

Shaft Collars From Stafford Manufacturing Simplify Maintenance and Reduce Downtime
Stafford Manufacturing Corp. is featuring a combination of products that can simplify maintenance and dramatically reduce downtime. They include user remachineable shaft collar kits and production overrun collars and couplings and both are in-stock for immediate delivery. MarketWire

Mastodon & Opeth Announce Co-Headline Spring Tour With Special Guests Ghost
Grammy nominees Mastodon have announced that they will hit the road for a spring North American tour in support of their current album The Hunter, which was released by Reprise Records in September. The tour kicks off on April 4th in Portland, ME, and visits more than 30 cities in the U.S. and Canada before wrapping up with a hometown show at Atlanta's Masquerade Music Park on May 12th MarketWire

Sama Steel Abu Dhabi Selects Epicor for Comprehensive Web-Based ERP Solution
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Sama Steel, an Abu Dhabi-based steel engineering and fabrication company, has selected the next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution from Epicor® to deliver a comprehensive web-based ERP system MarketWire

Alice.com Raises $3.6 Million in Funding to Focus on Consumer Channel
Alice.com, leading e-commerce site and retail marketplace for household essentials, today announced that it has received $3.6 million in funding from a group of Spanish investors. Alice MarketWire

Zultys Introduces MX Release 7.0 Unified Communications Software
Zultys, a premier provider of innovative unified communications solutions that empower businesses to collaborate effectively, today unveiled the latest major firmware release for the award-winning MX platform, MX Release 7.0 Unified Communications Software MarketWire

New Funambol Survey: 89% of Mobile Users Report Their Digital Content Is Growing Out-of-Control and Want Secure Personal Cloud Solution
Funambol, the leading provider of white-label personal cloud solutions for mobile phones and devices, today published the results of its "Cloud-based Digital Content" survey. The global survey focused on using digital content on mobile and computing devices and managing cloud-based digital content MarketWire

Varolii Unveils Advanced Patient Interaction Solution to Improve Patient Care and Reduce Hospital Operating Costs
Varolii Corporation, a market leader in customer interaction management, today introduced its Patient Interaction Solution to help hospitals and physician groups enhance the patient experience and improve outcomes while reducing costs through better patient engagement MarketWire

Deutsche Telekom Selects AudienceScience for Digital Marketing Solution and Data Management Partner
Digital marketing technology company, AudienceScience®, today announced that global telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom is now using the AudienceScience Gateway as its audience delivery solution. The Gateway allows the group to monitor its own information, define and engage with relevant audience segments, and use this knowledge for managing targeted advertising campaigns. MarketWire

Elance and Mashery Connect Developers to Freelance Marketplace
Elance, the leading platform for online work, and Mashery, the leading provider of API (Application Programming Interface) management technology and services, today announced Mashery Developer Connect, a service that matches skilled developers with freelance API projects on Elance MarketWire

Echopass to Sponsor 2012 Remote Worker Summit
Echopass Corporation, the 2011 market share leader in cloud-based contact centers, announced today that it will sponsor the 2012 Remote Worker Summit being held February 21 - 23 at the Westin Galleria in Dallas, Texas. This annual event focuses exclusively on contact center remote and at home agents, with core content presented as case studies and interactive breakout sessions MarketWire

TRC Wins Two Business Achievement Awards
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) received two 2011 Business Achievement Awards from the Environmental Business Journal in the categories of Mergers and Acquisitions and Project Merit. MarketWire

POR Launches PharmaCONNECT Desktop Drug Reference Database
Physicians Office Resource (POR), a trusted online and print resource for over 360,000 U.S. physicians, today announced the first edition of its Desktop Drug Reference Database as a free resource for physicians, residents, medical students and allied healthcare professionals MarketWire

Zeemote Announces Major Upgrade of "Zeemote Unity Android Plug-in" -- Adding "Auto" Compatibility for Various Game Controllers
Zeemote™ Technology, Inc., the recognized leader in designing, manufacturing, marketing and licensing wireless controller technology and products for mobile devices, has announced today a major upgrade of Unity Plug-in from current version 1.0.1 to 1.1.0. MarketWire

Wellness Program From incentaHEALTH Helps Denver Man Drop More Than 40 Pounds
"Hey, do you have a brother who works here?" - It's a question that Andrew Casper, an employee of HealthONE in Denver, is hearing in the hallways at work often these days. Overweight for all of his adult life, 56-year-old Andrew has recently lost more than 40 pounds through HealthONE's incentaHEALTH wellness program -- and is now nearly unrecognizable to his colleagues. MarketWire

Maxymiser to Host Free Online Testing Webinar on February 15th Featuring Independent Research Firm
Maxymiser, the global expert in multivariate testing, personalization and optimization solutions, will host a free webinar featuring Senior Analyst Joe Stanhope of Forrester Research, Inc. on February 15, 2012 at 2:00 PM ET MarketWire

Venyu Supports Entrepreneurship at Bossier Chamber of Commerce Gala
Venyu today announced its sponsorship of the Bossier Chamber of Commerce's Annual Membership Gala, a celebration of the accomplishments of local businesses. The event brings together Bossier City entrepreneurs to celebrate the previous year's milestones and award outstanding business achievements MarketWire

Equilar Appoints Michael Bendorf Vice President of Strategic Development
Equilar, the leading provider of executive compensation benchmarking and research solutions, today announced the appointment of Michael Bendorf as Vice President of Strategic Development MarketWire

NetIQ Simplifies Application and System Management
Dynamic applications spanning physical, virtual and cloud environments continue to add to IT complexity as operations staff grapple with meeting IT service commitments to end users with limited budgets and fewer skilled resources MarketWire

SocialTyze and comScore Present "Marketing in a Social World"
SocialTyze, a leading social marketing and technology company, has partnered with comScore, a global leader in measuring the digital world, to create a nationwide Road Show tour for top agencies and brands. MarketWire

Voice Biometrics: Overcoming the Barriers to Adoption Webinar
ValidSoft, (www.validsoft.com), a global supplier of fraud prevention, authentication and transaction verification solutions and part of the Elephant Talk Group, joins forces with leading research house Opus Research to discuss the voice biometrics industry as it stands in 2012. ValidSoft is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elephant Talk Communications, Corp. (NYSE Amex: ETAK) (www.elephanttalk MarketWire

Bizzingo Engages Advance Ventures for Venture Development Services
Bizzingo, Inc. (OTCBB: BIZZ), a business to business social media company, announced that it has engaged Advance Ventures, based in Silicon Valley, to provide venture development services, including guidance on recruitment, business development and enhancing strategic relationships in Silicon Valley. MarketWire

Tactical Communications Group Announces Record 2011 Booking Results, New DOD Product Certification Initiative, and Executive Promotions
Tactical Communications Group (TCG), the leading independent provider of tactical data link (TDL) software solutions for military test, training, simulation and operational applications worldwide, today announced record new booking results for 2011 MarketWire

Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Solutions Names Alexander S. Williams as Regional Sales Director, Southeast Region
Alex Williams, 43, joined Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Solutions as Regional Sales Director for the company's southeast region, comprising the states of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. The announcement was made by Jack Waldie, Regional Sales Vice President. MarketWire

Endeavour Silver Forecasts Eighth Consecutive Year of Production Growth, 60% Mine Expansion Now Underway to Fill Plant to Capacity at Guanajuato
Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE: EXK)(FRANKFURT: EJD) announced today that it is forecasting its eighth consecutive year of production growth for 2012. The Company owns and operates two high grade, underground, silver-gold mines in Mexico, the Guanacevi Mine in Durango State and the Guanajuato Mine in Guanajuato State. MarketWire

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Sets Date for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results, Dividend Announcement, Conference Call and Webcast
Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the Company) (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced today that it will release its results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011 after the market closes in New York on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. MarketWire

Oracle's SPARC T4 Server Momentum Expands Demand for SPARC Systems
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

State of Maryland Government Agencies Improve Inter-Agency Collaboration Through a Shared Services Business Intelligence Environment
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

New York City-Based 401(k) Advisory Firm Is Acquired by Alliant Insurance Services
Alliant Insurance Services (www.alliantinsurance.com), the nation's largest specialty insurance brokerage firm, has acquired Thesco Retirement Planning Services (TRPS), one of the nation's largest 401(k) advisory and brokerage firms. Most of the retirement plans managed by TRPS are in the defined contribution plan category. MarketWire

Get a Jump on Your Taxes: Pageonce and H&R Block Bring Online Personal Finance and Tax Filing Simplicity to Smartphones and Tablets
Pageonce, the top mobile service to track online personal finance and pay bills, teams up with H&R Block, the world's largest tax preparation company, to launch the H&R Block Tax Center today as a way to simplify the tax preparation process using the Pageonce Money & Bills mobile app. MarketWire

Vanderbilt University Selects Oracle's PeopleSoft Customer Relationship Management to Overhaul Its Admissions System and Enhance Strategic Assessments for Campus Programs
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

PearlBrite(TM) Appoints Los Angeles' Leading Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Nina M. Gray, DMD as Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board
PearlBrite™ Concepts, Inc. ("PearlBrite"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Entertainment Group, Inc. ("Delta Entertainment") (OTCQB: DENG) (OTCBB: DENG), has appointed Dr. Nina M. Gray, DMD as Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board management team. MarketWire

Simply to Impress Announces the New Thomas & Friends(TM) Birthday Invitation Collection
Simply to Impress (www.simplytoimpress MarketWire

Oracle Ships Over 1 Exabyte of Media for StorageTek T10000C Tape Drives
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Stamps.com Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Results Call Invitation
Stamps.com® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS® postage online and shipping software to over 400,000 customers, today announced an invitation to join the Stamps.com Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call. The call will take place Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 5:00 pm ET and will be webcast from our Investor Relations Web site at http://investor.stamps.com MarketWire

Peoplefluent Expands Talent Management Suite With Industry-Leading Learning Management Solution
Peoplefluent™, one of the industry's leading Talent Management solutions providers, today announced the acquisition of its Learning partner, Strategia Communications. A Canadian-based Learning Management Solutions company, Strategia has award-winning technology and functionality, a modern SaaS platform, a highly recognized customer base and exceptional customer satisfaction MarketWire

Biomerica Launches New Patented Test to Identify Individuals at Risk of Developing Severe Side Effects From Thiopurine Drugs
Biomerica, Inc. (OTCBB: BMRA) announced that it has launched a new patented Thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT) test to detect patients who are at risk of developing severe or fatal side effects if treated with the class of thiopurine drugs that includes azathioprine, mercaptopurine, and thioguanine. MarketWire

Blue Coat Positioned in Leaders Quadrant in Leading Industry Analyst Firm's WAN Optimization Controller Magic Quadrant
Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCSI), a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today announced that it has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers(1) by research and advisory firm Gartner, Inc MarketWire

Zumbox Joins Recyclebank Ecosystem
Zumbox, the leader in digital postal mail services, today announced that it has joined the Recyclebank® Ecosystem, a first-of-its-kind network of companies working together to motivate and reward people to take online and offline green actions. An exact digital copy of the paper mail sent to consumers, Zumbox delivers digital postal to consumers in a secure, central online environment MarketWire

Oracle Beats NetApp and EMC in Storage Magazine Quality Awards for NAS
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Fashion Tips for the Office: Skincare-News.com Presents Workplace Beauty
The office might not seem like a place to show off a woman's fashion sense, but with a few creative tips for beauty and fashion, women can create fun looks that are also office-appropriate. The latest article by Skincare-News MarketWire

Actiance Announces Socialite Engage to Help Financial Advisors Strengthen Client Relationships and Drive New Business Through Social Media
Actiance (www.actiance.com), helping organizations benefit from new forms of communications and collaboration, today announced the general availability of Socialite Engage. Socialite Engage helps financial advisors share pre-approved content, ensure authenticity of voice, measure impact and increase engagement to grow their business. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Lauds Nuspire's Innovation and Ability to Maintain Traction in the Intensely Competitive MSSP Market
Based on its recent analysis of the managed security service providers (MSSPs) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Nuspire with the 2011 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for Entrepreneurial Company of the Year MarketWire

Catasys Contracts With Coventry Health Care of Oklahoma
Catasys, Inc. (OTCQB: CATS) (PINKSHEETS: CATS) announced today that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Coventry Health Care of Oklahoma, Inc., a subsidiary of Coventry Health Care Inc., to provide the OnTrak™ integrated substance dependence solution to its commercial members MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan: MIRTEC Superbly Leverages Customer Service Strategies to Cement Its Brand Image and Enhance Customer Loyalty in the SMT Equipment Market
Based on its recent analysis of the SMT inspection equipment market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes MIRTEC with the 2011 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Service Leadership. MarketWire

San Jose Water Company Deploys Oracle Utilities Solutions to Improve Service for More Than One Million Customers Throughout Silicon Valley
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Tone Software Scores Top Customer Satisfaction and Performance Ratings in Dun & Bradstreet's Open Ratings Evaluation
Tone Software, an established provider of management and monitoring solutions for business communications, converged networks and host mainframe systems, today announced that it has received high overall scores in a recent Past Performance Evaluation (PPE) from Open Ratings, a division of Dun & Bradstreet MarketWire

Atlantic Metro Communications Offers Legal Service Providers Comprehensive IaaS to Power Their Software Platforms
Atlantic Metro Communications (http://www.atlanticmetro.net/), a full-service Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider announces its technology solution for legal service providers. This comprehensive offering enables service providers to deploy a more robust and dynamic infrastructure and storage platform MarketWire

Mitratech Announces Partnership With Aderant to Offer CompuLaw to Enterprise Legal Departments
Mitratech, the leader in providing enterprise legal management solutions, announced today a strategic partnership with Aderant to bring Aderant's award-winning CompuLaw rules and deadlines capabilities into Mitratech's existing platform of Matter Management, e-Billing, and GRC solutions. MarketWire

PENSRUS Pens Super Sale Celebrating 10 Year Relationship With BIC Promotional Products
PENSRUS, a worldwide distributor of custom logo pens, specialty advertising products, personalized pens and pencils, and more, is rolling out a special sale on all BIC items to celebrate their 10 year relation with BIC and sales over $20,000,000.00 in BIC products MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Honors Recognition Technologies for Raising the Bar for Competitors in the Speaker Verification Technology Market
Based on its recent analysis of the speaker verification biometrics market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Recognition Technologies, Inc. with the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation MarketWire

West to Present at UBS Conference
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced that management will attend the UBS 22nd Annual Global Healthcare Services Conference in New York, NY. Management will present an overview of West's business and outlook on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 3:00 PM ET. MarketWire

Korea Equity Fund, Inc. Announces the Commencement of a Cash Tender Offer
Korea Equity Fund, Inc MarketWire

Redbox Renews Retailer Agreement
Redbox Automated Retail, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR), today announced a renewal agreement with Walmart to continue featuring Redbox® kiosks at more than 3,700 Walmart locations nationwide. The agreement extends the availability of Redbox kiosks and builds upon the companies' more than five-year relationship. MarketWire

Schawk, Inc. Enters Into New Five-Year Revolving Credit Facility and New Private Shelf Facility
Schawk, Inc. (NYSE: SGK), a leading provider of brand development and deployment services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers, announced today the refinancing of its $90 million senior secured revolving credit facility through a new $125 million unsecured senior revolving credit facility MarketWire

Livestream Integrates With NewTek TriCaster(TM)
Livestream today announced a new plugin for NewTek TriCaster™ that provides a streamlined workflow for live content producers. The plugin was developed using the NewTek TriCaster SDK, and provides H.264/AAC encoding, one click HD 720p multibitrate encoding, along with playback compatibility for iPhone® and iPad® -- all without the need for an external encoder MarketWire

ETM Introduces Unclaimed Property Blog Forum for Companies That Hold Unclaimed Assets of Current and Former Customers
ETM, developer of UPExchange for unclaimed property reporting -- and Wings Plus for financial reporting and tax compliance -- has created a blog to address the varied needs of holders of unclaimed property. Fifty-four jurisdictions, including all US states and the District of Columbia, have unclaimed property programs MarketWire

StockTwits and Q4 Web Systems Partner to Address Growing Demand for Direct Communication Between Public Companies and Investors
StockTwits®, the leading communications platform for the financial community, today announced a partnership with Q4 Web Systems (Q4), a leader in corporate websites and social media solutions for public companies. MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) today reported fourth quarter 2011 diluted earnings per share of $0.23 on revenues of $224.6 million. These results compare to diluted earnings per share of $0.24 on $236.0 million in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2010. MarketWire

Macy's Brings Private Brand Home Merchandise to ShopNBC
ValueVision Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVTV), a multichannel electronic retailer operating as ShopNBC (www.shopnbc.com), today announced that Macy's (NYSE: M) home products will premiere on the network beginning Saturday, February 11th at 7pm ET. Through this initiative, a select assortment of Macy's exclusive private brands will, for the first time, be offered to a television viewing audience. MarketWire

Oracle Health Sciences Institute, in Partnership With Oracle Labs, Announces First Round of Research Projects
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Maxim Group LLC to Hold Its Annual Growth Conference on March 26, 2012 in New York
Maxim Group LLC, a leading full-service investment banking, securities and wealth management firm will host its fifth annual growth conference on Monday, March 26, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in NYC. MarketWire

Norton Identity Safe Beta Now Available for Free Download
Today, Norton by Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) released the public beta of Norton™ Identity Safe, a free, cloud-enabled service that allows consumers to easily and securely store and synchronize logins, passwords, credit cards, and other Web form information across browsers and devices. Available for free download from IdentitySafe-beta.norton MarketWire

Gentex Reports Record Fourth Quarter Net Sales and Net Income
Gentex Corporation, (NASDAQ: GNTX), the Zeeland, Michigan-based manufacturer of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and camera-based driver-assist systems for the automotive industry, commercial fire protection products and dimmable aircraft windows, today reported record financial results for the fourth quarter and calendar year 2011. MarketWire

iSirona Appoints Chief Nursing Officer in Support of Continued Growth
iSirona®, a provider of simplified solutions for medical device integration, today announced that Mary Carr, RN, BSN, CPN, has been promoted to the position of Chief Nursing Officer. She will lead and strengthen the company's deep understanding of the complexities and demands of clinical workflow in today's healthcare facilities. MarketWire

Whaleback Managed Services Extends Unified Communications Mobility to Tablets and Smartphones
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New Mobile CRM Solution Provides Optimum User Experience for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online
Emtrace Technologies today announced the release of MECRM (www.mecrm.com) for access to Microsoft Dynamics CRM data from iPhone and Android smartphones and tablets. MECRM is a native application for iPhone and Android mobile devices providing fast and easy access to Microsoft Dynamics CRM and allows users to search and add information on the CRM server even if offline. MarketWire

Super Bowl Game Changer: Tackle Concussions in Kids
Information provided by the College of American Pathologists Former NFL player Hunter Hillenmeyer, whose career ended early due to concussions, knows firsthand that better helmets don't always protect players from serious injury. Helmets have been shown to reduce the incidence of skull fracture, but not injury to the brain itself MarketWire

Gehry Technologies Names T. Michael Nevens to Board of Directors
Gehry Technologies (GT), a leader in design and project management technology and consulting services, today announces that T. Michael Nevens has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors. MarketWire

Sumo Logic Emerges to Deliver Industry's First Big Data Service for Real-Time IT Insights
Sumo Logic, the next generation log management and analytics company, emerged from stealth today to unveil a breakthrough cloud-based log management and analytics service that leverages Big Data to deliver real-time IT insights MarketWire

Sumo Logic Raises $15M Series B Round for Next Generation Log Management and Analytics
Sumo Logic, the next generation log management and analytics company, today announced that it has closed a $15 million Series B funding round led by Sutter Hill Ventures, with participation from founding investors Greylock Partners and angel investor Shlomo Kramer. The new funding brings the startup's total venture capital backing to $20.5 million MarketWire

Thought Equity Motion Expands Exclusive NCAA(R) Licensing Agreement for NCAA Championship Media
Thought Equity Motion, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based video management and licensing services, announced today that it has extended its exclusive licensing contract with the NCAA. In addition to licensing NCAA Championship video, Thought Equity Motion now has the rights to license photographs and radio calls from the NCAA's 89 Championships across 23 sports and all three division levels MarketWire

Medicity Receives 3rd U.S. Patent for Health Information Exchange Technology
Medicity announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company a patent for technology that enables secure and effective identification and exchange of electronic patient health records among authorized care providers. The patent is the third that Medicity has received in the last two years for its HIE technology MarketWire

Saia Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings per Share of $0.15
Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA), a leading multi-regional less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier, today reported improved fourth quarter 2011 results on stronger revenue and improving pricing fundamentals. MarketWire

Capital Product Partners L.P. Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Reiterates Its Commitment to Its $0.93 per Unit Annual Distribution Guidance
Capital Product Partners L.P. (the "Partnership") (NASDAQ: CPLP), an international owner of modern double-hull tankers, today released its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2011 ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

ICW Selected to Implement New Enterprise Master Patient Index for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
InterComponentWare, Inc., (ICW), a leading international provider of healthcare information technology, was selected by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) to implement a new enterprise master patient index (MPI) that will enable Blue KC to meet new demands for comprehensive, aggregated patient data in the health information exchange (HIE) environment. MarketWire

BioNitrogen Corp. (BION) Announces Michael P. McCarthy as Chief Financial Officer
BioNitrogen Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BION), the developer of a revolutionary patent-pending technology for converting renewable biomass waste into high-nitrogen urea fertilizer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael P. McCarthy MBA, BSBA, as Chief Financial Officer. MarketWire

South China Morning Post (SCMP) Appoints Veteran Wang Xiangwei as New Editor-in-Chief
South China Morning Post announced today the appointment of Wang Xiangwei, previously Deputy Editor, as the new Editor-in-Chief. MarketWire

Air Mobility Command to Deploy AtHoc Emergency Communication and Mass Notification System at Eight Air Force Bases Nationwide as Enterprise System
AtHoc, Inc. (www.athoc.com), the pioneer and leader in network-centric emergency mass notification systems, today announced that the Headquarters Air Mobility Command (AMC), a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the U.S. Air Force headquartered at Scott AFB in Illinois, will deploy its Installation Warning System (AtHoc IWSAlerts™) at eight AMC bases across the U.S MarketWire

Redknee Expands Cloud Offering With Windows Azure
Redknee Solutions, Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing, charging and customer care software and solutions for communications service providers, is pleased to announce that it is expanding its strategic alliance with Microsoft Corp. to support Redknee's strategy to deliver on-premise, private cloud, and public cloud-based converged billing solutions MarketWire

OneWire Announces Release of Vendor Management System
Putting the power of precise recruiting technology in the hands of candidates and recruiters, OneWire® today announced details of its new Vendor Management System (VMS). OneWire's VMS enables employers to bring recruiting vendors into their hiring process with efficiency and control MarketWire

Geopulse Applies for Utah Mineral Property Ownership
Geopulse Exploration Inc. (OTCQB: GPLS) (OTCBB: GPLS) has formally applied for full ownership and exploration rights to a single continuous mineral property in southeastern Utah. After careful analysis and due-diligence of a number of potential mineral sites, the Company has applied with the Utah Trust Lands Mining Division for full property privileges to this location MarketWire

Global Health Voyager Announces Development of Medical Tourism Smartphone App
Global Health Voyager, Inc. (OTCBB: GLHV), a publicly-traded, full-service, international medical tourism company, today announced that it has begun development of a Medical Tourism related smart phone application (the "App"). MarketWire

Vayant Acknowledges the U.S. Department of Transportation's Rulemaking to Prevent Deceptive Airfare Pricing
Vayant Travel Technologies (http://vayant MarketWire

Market Research Projects GPS Navigation & LBS Market Growth at 50% CAGR Through 2014
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global GPS Navigation and LBS Market 2010-2014," to their collection of Electronics market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Infiniti-Research-Limited-v2680/Global-GPS-Navigation-LBS-6773807/ MarketWire

Stollwerck and Baronie Supporting "Farmer Field Schools" Projects
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Deutsche Welle: New TV Program, New Website, New Corporate Design
Deutsche Welle (DW) is reinforcing its position in the international media landscape with a comprehensively revised television program, a new online presence -- at the new address www.dw.de -- and a new corporate design MarketWire

World Iron Ore Mining Projects Top $270 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Iron ore is a hot commodity right now, largely due to increasing demand from steel manufacturers. World steel production is at an all-time high, led by China, which accounts for about 45% of the world's steel production according to the Worldsteel Association. Integrated steel producers rely on a steady supply of iron to make steel MarketWire

Petronet Plans LNG Terminal as Indian Demand for Gas Soars, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by Richard Finlayson, Senior International Editor for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Riding on the massive demand growth for natural gas in India, state-owned Petronet LNG Limited (New Delhi) plans to construct a $900 million liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at Gangavaram in Andhra Pradesh MarketWire

PNI Digital Media Announces Second Generation of PNI Connected Kiosk(TM) Software
PNI Digital Media (TSX: PN)(OTCBB: PNDMF), ("PNI" or the "Company"), the leading innovator in online and in-store digital media solutions for retailers, announced an all-new update to its award-winning PNI Connected Kiosk™ software, enabling further consumer creativity, product merchandising and enhanced back office controls. MarketWire

BonTerra Resources Inc.: BonTerra Continues Discovering High Grade Gold on Its Eastern Extension Gold Property in Quebec
BonTerra Resources Inc. /BonTerra Resources Inc. : BONTERRA CONTINUES DISCOVERING HIGH GRADE GOLD ONITSEASTERN EXTENSION GOLD PROPERTY IN QUEBEC. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Suite 4006 - 1011 West Cordova Street Vancouver, B.C MarketWire

XRoads Networks Gets Favorable Order Against Fatpipe Networks Over Tampering and Spoliation Motion in Patent Lawsuit
XRoads Networks, a leading provider of unified bandwidth management platforms, today announced the company has received a significant order against Fatpipe Networks India Limited in an ongoing patent lawsuit filed against XRoads in 2009. MarketWire

Reflect Scientific, Inc. Has Positive Outlook for 2012
Reflect Scientific, Inc. (OTCBB: RSCF), a provider of diverse products and services for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and transportation industries announced a letter to shareholders outlining the 2012 strategic plan. MarketWire

Am Law 200 Polsinelli Shughart Chooses IPRO Eclipse as Firm-Wide Review Platform
IPRO Tech, Inc., a founder of litigation support technology and a worldwide leader in the design of e-Discovery software, today announced that Am Law 200 firm Polsinelli Shughart has chosen IPRO Eclipse as their firm-wide review platform MarketWire

TeleSign Further Strengthens Management Team; Appoints Max Powers as Vice President, Client Services
TeleSign, a market leader in Internet fraud prevention and Intelligent Authentication, today announced the addition of Max Powers, as Vice President, Client Services. Powers brings her extensive background and experience to the management team where she is developing the strategic objectives required to ensure outstanding service for TeleSign's growing client and partner roster. MarketWire

LeadJen Increases Booked Revenue by 30 Percent in 2011; Announces Record 1st Quarter Bookings
The new year can be an excellent time to look for a job, according to Jenny Vance, president of Indianapolis-based LeadJen (www.leadjen.com), which hopes to increase staff by up to one-third to keep up with growing revenue. MarketWire

Commerce National Bank Announces 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year to Date Results
Commerce National Bank (OTCBB: CNBF), a community business bank in its ninth year of operation, announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2011. MarketWire

iPhone / Android Phones Now Practical for Government Workers and Contractors
With an increase of mobile employees in the workforce, achieving Defense Contract Audit Agency compliance (DCAA compliance) on the move is now a widespread contractor concern. TSheets -- a web-based time tracking, management and reporting SaaS -- offers a cost-effective solution with iPhone, Android, GPS-stamping, and other mobile capabilities designed to help contractors stay DCAA compliant. MarketWire

Cytovance(R) Biologics Manufacturing Capacity Grows
Cytovance Biologics® announced today that it is has added a 1,000L bioreactor to its current mammalian facility with appropriate downstream processing facilities MarketWire

Market Research Projects Diabetes Devices Market at $20 Billion by 2014
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Diabetes Devices Market 2010-2014," to their collection of Medical Devices market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Infiniti-Research-Limited-v2680/Global-Diabetes-Devices-6773755/ MarketWire

Designing Digitally, Inc. Helps NHHFA Take Financial Freedom Online
Learning the ins and outs of proper money management and building strong credit is about to get a whole lot easier with the launch of New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority's FindFinancialFreedom.org website on Jan. 16. Developed by Designing Digitally, Inc., Find Financial Freedom offers learners the keys to their financial future. The project was funded by a grant from the U.S MarketWire

Travellution, The Travel Social Network Meets Award Winning Band Frost
Editors Note: There is a photo and a video associated with this press release. MarketWire

Biometrics: European Association Wants to Drive Technology
Biometrics is generally about machines identifying people. For this purpose, certain features of a person are used in order to identify him or her. The most well-known procedures are finger-print, iris and facial recognition. Especially in Europe, biometric applications are frequently the topic of controversial discussions. MarketWire

ANA to revise FY2011 Forecast
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ANA 3Q Results FY2011
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BSkyB Half Year Results
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Viewfinity Publishes eBook Chapter: "Business Justification for a Privilege Management Project"
Viewfinity (www.viewfinity.com), the innovator of privilege management solutions, today announced the publication of the company's latest eBook chapter which focuses on business benefits of managing a least privilege environment through the use of a privilege management solution MarketWire

Biamp Showcasing Tesira(R) Networked Media System at ISE 2012
Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, will be giving international distributors and consultants their first chance to get an up-close look at Tesira at ISE 2012. Tesira is Biamp's first digital signal processor (DSP)-based networked media system to use Audio Video Bridging (AVB) as the primary digital media transport. MarketWire

Loughborough University Delivers Added Value for Students With Echo360 Blended Learning
Loughborough University has selected Echo360 to support both on-campus and remote students access with blended learning and lecture capture, the company announced today. Burgeoning demand from students and over 100 presenters is prompting expansion of the EchoSystem, branded the ReVIEW system on campus, to cover all of the institution's teaching spaces. MarketWire

Genetic Technologies Files Quarterly Activities Report and ASX Appendix 4C for Quarter Ended December 31, 2011
Genetic Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: GENE) (ASX: GTG) today announced it has filed its Quarterly Activities Report and Appendix 4C for period ending December 31, 2011 in accordance with the ASX. MarketWire

Despatch Industries Announces New Protocol 3(TM) Temperature and Process Controller
Despatch Industries, the world's leading thermal processing equipment provider for over one hundred years, announces the new Protocol 3™ temperature and process controller. Protocol 3™ is a microprocessor-based temperature and hi-limit controller designed to enhance process visibility and make oven operation simple and flexible MarketWire

Market Research Projects Dental Implants Market at $4 Billion by 2014
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Dental Implants Market 2010-2014," to their collection of Medical Devices market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Infiniti-Research-Limited-v2680/Global-Dental-Implants-6773797/ MarketWire

Sobi: Wills Hughes-Wilson appointed Vice President Government Affairs & Policy
Wills Hughes-Wilson has been appointed Vice President, Government Affairs &Policy with responsibility for Sobi's contacts with all stakeholders in thehealth policy area. Wills comes from Genzyme Corporation, now part of the French Sanofi Group,whereshe was Vice President Health/Market Access Policy, Europe. She joinedGenzymein 2005 MarketWire

Ericsson to upgrade mobile backhaul networks in Germany and Belgium
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Dune HD Universal Media Players Now Control4 Certified
(Integrated Systems Europe, Booth Number #7M198) -- Dune HD, GmbH announced today at ISE 2012 that its award-winning universal digital media players are now Control4 Certified. The Dune HD Max, Duo and Smart series' of media players passed rigorous interoperability tests in Control4 Labs to ensure they integrate seamlessly with Control4 home automation systems MarketWire

Hy9 Corporation Appoints Gary Clarke to the Position of President and Chief Executive Officer
Hy9 Corporation (http://www.hy9.com), the leading manufacturer of high purity hydrogen purifiers, and hydrogen generators for the hydrogen economy, today announced that it appointed Gary Clarke to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Mr MarketWire

NSR Releases Industry First Report Assessing Satellite Operator Financial Metrics
NSR's Satellite Operator Financial Analysis study, released today, is an industry first analysis of key qualitative and quantitative metrics that assess all the prime financial criteria of Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) operators MarketWire

Revolabs Unveils FLX VoIP
Visit Revolabs at ISE 2012, Booth 12B92 - Revolabs Inc. today introduced the Revolabs FLX™ VoIP, the first wireless conference phone designed for VoIP networks. Supporting a wide variety of IP switches, the FLX VoIP is the only conference phone that supports the audio clarity of HD audio while providing the freedom of wireless microphones and speakers MarketWire

Extorre Gold Mines Limited : Extorre Gold Mines Announces CAD$50 Million Bought Deal Equity Financing
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AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7950 Graphics Added to Arsenal of Next Generation Graphics
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced worldwide availability of the AMD Radeon™ HD 7950 graphics card for desktop computers. This launch brings to market the second graphics card based on the cutting-edge 28nm process technology first introduced with the AMD Radeon™ HD 7970 graphics card -- recognized for its excellence in performance with over 150 awards from technology media the world over MarketWire

New Study: Behavioral Capabilities Drive Corporate Performance
Organizational capabilities greatly affect long-term corporate success, and none more so than behavioral aspects. But behavioral attributes have high impact only when they're backed by strong structural capabilities. Efforts to develop robust organizational capabilities are likely to pay off in performance that outstrips that of competitors. MarketWire

Consumer and Retail Marketers Must Rethink Their Strategies, Organizations, and Capabilities to Succeed in a Digital World
Mobile devices and social media mean that for the first time, companies can easily engage with consumers directly, but the learning curve for doing this effectively can be steep MarketWire

First Naviscan PET Scanner Installed in Turkey
A Naviscan PET scanner performing Positron Emission Mammography (PEM) has been installed at the prestigious MEDICA Medical Center in Istanbul, Turkey. Capitalizing on Naviscan's distribution in 13 European countries, this marks the first installation of a backlog of orders in the European market. MarketWire

Hold-Free Networks CEO to Participate in Customer Engagement Panel at ITEXPO East 2012
Hold-Free Networks, the leading provider of Web 2.0 Customer Service solutions, announced today that CEO Lance Fried will be a featured panel member in a session titled "Making Social Media Work Within Your Business" at ITEXPO East 2012. MarketWire

New Lighting Solution to Age-Old Problem, Candelabra Bulbs That Don't Constantly Burn Out
NxGen Technologies has announced a new line of LED candelabra bulbs that has been designed to replace traditional incandescent candelabra styles used in chandeliers and other lighting fixtures. The new LED bulb has both the warmth and look of incandescent bulbs while offering savings to users of up to 90 percent of on-going energy costs when compared to their incandescent counterparts MarketWire

Outokumpu - announcement regarding an agreement which, if completed, will result in change in holdings (chapter 2, section 10 of the Finnish Securities Market Act)
MAJOR SHAREHOLDERS ANNOUNCEMENTS1 February 2012 at 00.35 am EET GlobeNewswire

Outokumpu - announcement regarding an arrangement which, if completed, will result in change in holdings (chapter 2, section 10 of the Finnish Securities Market Act)
MAJOR SHAREHOLDERS ANNOUNCEMENTS31 January 2012 at 23.50 pm EET GlobeNewswire

Cytec Declares Quarterly Dividend
Woodland Park, New Jersey, January 31, 2012 - Cytec Industries Inc. (NYSE:CYT) announced today that the company's Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share on the common stock of the company, payable on February 24, 2012 to shareholders of record as of February 10, 2012. GlobeNewswire

Outokumpu and ThyssenKrupp to combine their stainless steel businesses to create a new global leader in stainless steel
STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE31 January 2012 at 10.30 pm EETNOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, HONG KONG, SOUTH AFRICA OR JAPAN OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE WOULD BE UNLAWFUL. GlobeNewswire

Schweiter Technologies: Acquisition of Giudici completed
Schweiter Technologies /Schweiter Technologies: Acquisition of Giudici completed. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Solteq Plc: SHARE REPURCHASE 31.1.2012
Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT          31.1.2012 GlobeNewswire

Recommendation by the Nomination Committee of Oriola-KD Corporation concerning the Board of Directors to be elected by the 2012 AGM
Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 31 January 2012 at 6 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Serabi Gold plc : Total voting rights
SERABI GOLD plc ("Serabi" or "the Company") GlobeNewswire

Invitation to Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Presentation in London
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Basel Places Biggest Order in 116-year History with Bombardier
Bombardier's 60 new FLEXITY trams will provide easy cross-border operations in Switzerland's Capital of Culture GlobeNewswire

New online service for classified advertising, MyyJaOsta.com, to be launched on February 1, 2012
Alma Media Corporation Press release January 31, 2012 at 15:00 EET GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports Corporation cancels its own shares
Amer Sports Corporation                          STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASEJanuary 31, 2012 at 2:50 pm GlobeNewswire

Notice to the Amer Sports Corporation Annual General Meeting
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Pohjola to Issue Index-linked Bond in Electricity Market
Press release, 31 January 2012 GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä likely to be awarded 600 MW power plant order in Jordan
Wärtsilä Corporation, Company Announcement, 31 January 2012, at 3:00 PM (EET)A bid consortium consisting of Korea Electric Power Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation and Wärtsilä Corporation has been selected by National Electric Power Company of Jordan (NEPCO) to build and operate IPP3, an independent power producer project in Jordan. GlobeNewswire

Sweet Product NV: Stollwerck and Baronie Supporting "Farmer Field Schools" Projects
Cocoa Farmers in Cote d'Ivoire to Be Trained in Sustainable Cocoa Farming in Cooperation With Cargill GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth comments on Ludowici media coverage
PRESS RELEASE GlobeNewswire

Corrections to the Amer Sports Corporation's Finnish Financial Statements Bulletin 2011
Amer Sports Corporation                          FINANCIAL STATEMENTS BULLETINJanuary 31, 2012 at 2:10 pm GlobeNewswire

Oriola-KD Corporation's annual summary 2011
Oriola-KD Corporation's Stock Exchange Release 31 January 2012 at 1.30 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports Corporation Financial Statements Bulletin 2011: A record year with full-year net sales up by 9%, EBIT margin up by 1.0 percentage point
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Wärtsilä's acquisition of Hamworthy effective
Wärtsilä Corporation, Company announcement, 31 January 2012, at 12.45 pm (EET) GlobeNewswire

Outokumpu confirms agreement in principle with ThyssenKrupp to create a global stainless steel leader
STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE31 January 2012 at 12.20 pm EETOutokumpu confirms that it has reached an agreement in principle in its negotiations with ThyssenKrupp to combine Inoxum, the stainless steel unit of ThyssenKrupp, with Outokumpu under the operational leadership of Outokumpu GlobeNewswire

New historic segment data
As a result of the divestment of the market unit Search, TradeDoubler publishes new historical financial data for the remaining market units. In these figures, some costs previously assigned to the search business have been allocated to the remaining market units. The figures are available on TradeDoubler's website, http://www.tradedoubler.com/cp-en/investors/. GlobeNewswire

REC receives NOK 220 million for terminating a long term wafer sales contract
Reference is made to the third quarter 2011 report, where REC is expecting to continue to recognize income from termination of long term wafer sales contracts. GlobeNewswire

Changes in OP Fund Management Company's balanced funds
Press Release31 January 2012 at 9.00 am (EET)Changes in OP Fund Management Company's balanced fundsChanges will be made in OP Fund Management Company's balanced funds as of 8 March 2012, which will affect the funds' names, rules and investment policies. The changes will be implemented through mergers and amendments of fund rules GlobeNewswire

Invitation: Kemira to publish fourth quarter and annual 2011 results on February 8, 2012
Kemira OyjPress releaseJanuary 31, 2012 at 9.00 am (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

Metro International Reduces Equity Stake in Metro Czech Republic
Metro International ("Metro"), the world's largest international newspaper, today announced that its equity stake in Metro Czech Republic will decrease from 40.0% to 6.7% due to a decision not to participate in a capital increase. GlobeNewswire

Regulated information - Ageas confirms full call of Tier 1 and partial settlement of RPN(I) following successful BNP Paribas tender offer on CASHES
Ageas is pleased to announce that the tender offer launched by BNP Paribas on 26 January 2012 was successfully closed on Monday 30 January 2012. GlobeNewswire

Heijmans to report write-down on property assets
Positive underlying operating result of € 25 million in 2011 GlobeNewswire

ALDATA REVISES ITS FULL YEAR EBIT GUIDANCE DUE TO COSTS ARISING FROM BAD AND DOUBTFUL DEBTORS AND A PROVISION FOR EMPTY OFFICE SPACE
Aldata expects the full year 2011 to generate a significant loss at the operating result, EBIT, level mainly due to costs incurred in providing for bad and doubtful debts and a provision for empty office space. These are in addition to the previously announced additional costs arising from change in control and loss of office of CEO GlobeNewswire

MW TOPS GLOBAL ALPHA USD SHARES : Delisting
Company Announcement GlobeNewswire

MW TOPS GLOBAL ALPHA GBP SHARES : Delisting
Company Announcement GlobeNewswire

MW TOPS GLOBAL ALPHA EURO SHARES : Delisting
Company Announcement GlobeNewswire

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