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Indians had Rs 12,740 crore in Swiss banks at end of 2011
In a latest disclosure, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) today said the quantum of money held by Indians in Swiss banks stood at about Rs 12,740 crore at the end of 2011. ANI

Inflation to remain between 6.5%-7.5% this fiscal: Mukherjee
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday expressed confidence that headline inflation would remain between 6.5-7.5 percent throughout the current fiscal. ANI

JP Morgan to claw back bonuses from 'casino bankers' who racked up $2 billion loss
Investment banking giant JP Morgan Chase's boss plans to claw back up to two years' bonuses from 'casino bankers' who racked up losses of more than 2 billion dollars. ANI

Nokia set to sack 10,000 employees
Nokia has announced plans to lay off 10,000 employees worldwide by the end of 2013 in a drive to save costs. ANI

Microsoft planning to acquire social network Yammer for $1bln: Report
Software giant Microsoft is in talks to acquire a social network for businesses, for over one billion dollars, according to a report. ANI

CEOs to spend wintry night on Sydney streets for charity
About 270 corporate chief executive officers (CEOs) in Sydney have registered for the annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout, spending a wintry night on the streets for charity, local media reported on Thursday. ANI

Monetary easing in advanced nations to have negative spillovers in emerging economies: BOK Governor
Bank of Korea (BOK) Governor Kim Choong-soo said Thursday that monetary easing in advanced nations will have negative spillovers to emerging economies. ANI

Facebook launching 'Facebook Exchange' to boost advertising revenues
Facebook will soon be launching 'Facebook Exchange', which will allow advertisers to participate in real-time bidding to show ads on its website. ANI

Google 'likely to escape punishment' for 'deliberate' Street View snooping: Experts
Internet search giant Google is likely to escape punishment for deliberately harvested information from millions of UK home computers while operating specially equipped cars for its Street View service, despite a fresh inquiry into the matter, experts have claimed. ANI

Apple plans to axe 'failed' social network Ping
Tech giant Apple has planned to drop its social media network for iTunes, Ping, in the near future, a report has said. ANI

Oil prices could plunge to $50 amid escalating eurozone crisis: Credit Suisse
Oil prices could almost halve in the later part of 2012 if the crisis in the eurozone escalates, the world-leading financial services company, Credit Suisse, has predicted. ANI

Canadian Orebodies CEO Gordon McKinnon Talks Iron Ore on Midas Letter Money
Canadian Orebodies (TSX.V:CO) CEO Gordon McKinnon discusses the outlook for his company in Nunavut, where they are developing iron ore resources on the Haig project in the Belcher Islands, which the company bills as ""Canada's next iron ore district"" ACN Newswire

VIDEO: Rick Rule Predicts a "Psychotic Break in Markets" on Midas Letter Money
Rick Rule, legendary resource investor and president of Sprott Global Resource Investments Ltd., outlines his views on the causes of the present malaise in resource stock performance. Warning of a ""Psychotic break in markets"", Rule articulates with classic clarity and logic the many factors contributing to global market turbulence ACN Newswire

Extorre Gold's Yale Simpson Discusses Gold and Silver project development in Argentina on Midas Letter Money
Yale Simpson, Executive Chairman of Extorre Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX:XG) (NYSEAMEX:XG) joins host James West on the site of Midas Letter Money to talk about his company's progress in establishing production from gold and silver assets in Argentina ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing: Bullish Sentiment Continues For Canada's Neptune
Appearing earlier this week on the show MarketSense-- which is featured on the Business News Network: Canada's only all-business and financial news television channel-- Alex Ruus, VP & Portfolio Manager at BluMont Capital referred to Neptune Technologies & Bioresources, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEPT) as a top pick and stated: ""This (Neptune) could be a 10 bagger type stock ACN Newswire

Equity Briefing : Eminent Markman Ruling Provides Near Term Catalyst for Vringo, Inc.
An upcoming Markman ruling has Vringo, Inc. (AMEX:VRNG) investors and speculators eyeing headlines for important news due at any time during the next 30 days. In Vringo's patent infringement case against Google (Nasdaq:GOOG), AOL, Inc.(NYSE:AOL), IAC/InterActiveCorp.  (NASDAQ:IACI), Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT),and Gannett Co., Inc ACN Newswire

SGX links Chicago and London to Asia using BT
Singapore Exchange (SGX) and BT today jointly announced that SGX will use BT Radianz services to provide access and connectivity for its new hubs in Chicago and London. SGX is the first Asian exchange with hubs in the U.S. and Europe, a move intendedto bring its markets closer to international investors ACN Newswire

Gas Asia Summit: Financing Asia's Gas Projects and Infrastructure to Meet Regional Demand
Energy consumption and demand in Asia is expected to increase by more than 70% by 2035, accounting for at least 60% of the overall total growth in energy consumption worldwide ACN Newswire

69% Considerate of Online Professional Presence - Robert Walters
Robert Walters, one of the world's leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies, has released its latest Global Web Poll findings. Compiled monthly from our website, our Global Web Poll surveys industry professionals on topics relating to job hunting, career and professional goals ACN Newswire

Mahdia Gold Corp (CNSX:MGD) is the Subject of a StockPotentials Report by eResearch Corp - Video Summary of Report Posted on www.investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, June 13, 2012 - Toronto based eResearch has issued a StockPotentials report on Mahdia Gold Corp (CNSX:MGD). StockPotential reports cover smaller companies that have little or no following on the Street, that eResearch believes would be primarily of interest to retail investors.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" based on this report ACN Newswire

Toyota to Exhibit Family-oriented Concept at Tokyo Toy Show
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is to display a family-oriented concept vehicle at the International Tokyo Toy Show 2012 from June 14 through June 17(1) at the Tokyo Big Sight in Koto Ward, Tokyo. The vehicle, called the "Camatte"(2), is aimed at bringing delight to parents and children alike ACN Newswire

Tembo Gold CEO David Scott Discusses Tanzania Gold Project Beside Barrick's Bulyanhulu Gold Mine
Tembo Gold Corp. (TSX.V:TEM) (Frankfurt:T23) CEO David Scott joins James in the Midas Letter Money Studio in Times Square, New York, for am insightful discussion on the company's progress to date in Tanzania. David discusses the company's plans to address the concerns of indigenous artisanal miners, while ensuring the company is able to proceed to production on schedule and on budget ACN Newswire

Macusani Yellowcake CEO Peter Hooper Discusses Uranium in Peru on Today's Midas Letter Money
Macusani Yellowcake (TSX.V:YEL) CEO Peter Hooper joins host James West on Midas Letter Money from our Toronto Studios to discuss the scale and scope of the company's giant uranium exploration project in Peru. As Peru's largest explorer for Uranium, Macusani is planning to become its largest producer of Uranium in the near term ACN Newswire

Argex Mining CEO Roy Bonnell Discusses the Titanium Dioxide Industry on Midas Letter Money
Argex Mining Inc. (TSX.V:RGX) (OTCBB:ARGEF) CEO Roy Bonnell is the guest on Midas Letter Money today. Roy explains to James how rising living standards in emerging markets like China are driving demand for Titanium Dioxide, and how Argex plans to provide a significant portion of that demand ACN Newswire

Regenicin Soars; Poised to Head Higher Post FDA Orphan Product Status Approval for "Skin Substitute"
Shares of Regenicin, Inc. (OTCBB:RGIN) are likely headed significantly higher as the micro-cap firm plans to begin commercialization of FDA approved orphan product skin substitute for burn victims as soon as possible.Investors pushed the stock 76.47% higher from $0.13 a share to $0.27 on Tuesday and headed higher After Hours to 0.280 +0.010 (3 ACN Newswire

Gardenia's New Phase Release Is Bringing Buyers Home to the Amenity Rich Community of Rosedale in Azusa
On the heels of a successful phase release that was a huge hit with buyers looking for a stylish new townhome with private recreation, Gardenia by William Lyon Homes is the number one choice for a well-rounded lifestyle in Azusa MarketWire

The Residence Two at The Row by William Lyon Homes -- It's Just Too Fabulous
Smart planning and chic style come together in a floorplan that's too fabulous to miss -- The Residence Two at The Row by William Lyon Homes. This luxury townhome design is well suited for a diversity of lifestyles and blends the privacy of a large master bedroom plus balcony with flowing living spaces for daily activity and friendly get-togethers MarketWire

Bombardier Wins Contract to Supply 260 New Rail Cars for the San Francisco Bay Area
Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has signed a contract with the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) for the supply of 260 new rail cars. The order is valued at approximately $631 million US ($647 million CDN, 502 million euro) MarketWire

Perfect Posture, Perfect Game: Evidence Based Apparel Proves Its Point
Last evening, Alignmed, Inc., d.b.a MarketWire

Acquisition Combines Feedback Engine and Research Expertise to Give Businesses Greater Insight Into Customer Decision Making
CatchFree, a free online service for comparing apps based on detailed customer feedback, announced today that it has acquired KISSinsights from KISSmetrics, a customer analytics platform. MarketWire

Helix BioPharma Corp. Announces Q3 2012 Results and Actions Taken by Its New Board
Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (NYSE MKT: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP), a biopharmaceutical company developing drug candidates for the prevention and treatment of cancer, announced its financial results and research and development update for the quarter ended April 30, 2012 and actions taken by its reconstituted Board of Directors (the "New Board"). MarketWire

esd and associates Receives Google Certification
esd and associates, San Antonio's leading digital creative agency, has achieved a unique status as one of only four Google AdWords Certified Partners in San Antonio. Google AdWords reaches 80% of Internet users in the United States and esd and associates is now poised to raise the bar in San Antonio to help clients reach that huge audience.http://esdandassociates.com/ MarketWire

Bucking the Trend: Value-Added Strategy Paying Off for Lightstone
Lightstone Value Plus Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. ("Lightstone Value Plus I"), a non-traded real estate investment trust ("REIT") sponsored by the Lightstone Group ("Lightstone"), reported in a Current Report on Form 8-K, dated March 9, 2012, an estimated $10.65 net asset value per common share as of December 31, 2011, an 8.7% increase from the $9 MarketWire

Oil-Dri Board of Directors Declares Increased Dividends and Authorizes Additional Common Stock Repurchases
The Board of Directors of Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC) today declared quarterly cash dividends of $0.18 per share of Common Stock and $0.135 per share of Class B Stock, a 6% increase for both classes of stock. MarketWire

1 World Direct US Inc. Signs Agent Agreement and Announces Opening of Offices in Indonesia
1 World Direct US Inc., the newly acquired wholly owned subsidiary of Compass Biotechnologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: COBI), has today signed an Agent agreement with PT Kartu Global Bersma of Indonesia. 1 World Direct US has opened offices with PT Kartu Global Bersama and a newly completed office building at Jalan Tukad Citarum DD no 6 Renon Denpasar Bali Indonesia. MarketWire

Wood Partners Completes Construction, Moves to Permanent Financing Ahead of Schedule on Alta Aspen Grove
The first thing potential renters see as they approach the clubhouse and leasing office of Alta Aspen Grove is a pair of mountain bikes in a rack with a sign that beckons, "Borrow Me." MarketWire

Save Our Water Featured on New Sunset Plant Collection
Sunset's new Sunset Western Garden Collection -- a line of top-performing plants for the Western gardener -- will feature the Save Our Water logo on the water-wise plants in the collection. The collection, available in stores starting this week, features 29 plants, 20 of which are California-friendly, low-water use plants. Sunset has plans to expand the collection in coming months. MarketWire

Barona Resort & Casino Will Honor America's Heroes at a Special Party Pit Celebration on June 14
Barona Resort & Casino will host a special Party Pit celebration on Thursday, June 14 to celebrate the bravery and selfless dedication of San Diego's local policemen, firefighters and military servicemen and servicewomen. Players are invited to join Barona in honoring these American Heroes from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. with an evening full of fun games, giveaways and cash prizes. MarketWire

Methode Electronics, Inc. to Announce Full-Year Fiscal 2012 Results on Thursday, June 28, 2012
Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI), a global designer and manufacturer of electro-mechanical devices, will release its full-year Fiscal 2012 results for the period ended April 28, 2012, on Thursday, June 28, 2012, before the market opens. MarketWire

Optimal Satcom and O3b Networks Enter Into a Strategic Partnership Agreement
Optimal Satcom and O3b Networks announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership agreement whereby Optimal Satcom will provide enterprise capacity management systems to O3b and its customers MarketWire

Safeway Inc. to Discuss Financial Strategy
Safeway Inc MarketWire

Brookfield Canada Office Properties Declares July 2012 Monthly Distribution
The Board of Trustees of Brookfield Canada Office Properties (TSX: BOX.UN) (NYSE: BOXC) announced a distribution of $0.09 per trust unit payable on July 13, 2012 to holders of Trust units of record at the close of business on June 29, 2012. Unitholders resident in Canada will receive payment in Canadian dollars and unitholders resident in the United States will receive their distributions in U.S MarketWire

DiMi Telematics International Retires 100 Million Shares of Common Stock
DiMi Telematics International, Inc. (OTCQB: DIMI) (PINKSHEETS: DIMI), a cloud-based M2M communications solutions provider, today announced that it has retired 100 million shares of common stock, resulting in a 23% reduction in the number of common shares issued and outstanding. MarketWire

Alerus Retirement Solutions Launches Mobile App for Retirement Plan Participants
Alerus Retirement Solutions, a division of Alerus Financial, N.A., introduces a mobile app, available for both iPhone and Android devices. With the Alerus Retirement Solutions mobile application, retirement plan participants receive fast and secure inquiry access to their account information MarketWire

MAR Systems Provides Solution to the Problem of Poisoning the Great Lakes
Technology developed and patented by MAR Systems, Inc., headquartered in Solon, Ohio, can solve the problem of mercury pollution from electrical generation facilities in the Great Lakes region. MarketWire

Cinedigm Announces Full Year and Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) MarketWire

Integration Point Selected as a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2012 by Inbound Logistics
Integration Point®, a provider of global trade management and trade compliance solutions, is excited to be recognized as a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for the fifth consecutive year by Inbound Logistics. This year's winners, selected from over 200 companies, were chosen due to their ability to demonstrate an understanding of shippers' logistics and supply chain challenges. MarketWire

Structural Enhancement Technologies Corp. Announces Appointment of New President/CEO to Assist in Challenger Brands Acquisition
Structural Enhancement Technologies Corp. (PINKSHEETS: EMWW) announces that Jeff Gates has been appointed as President and a Director of the Structural Enhancement Technologies Corp., effective immediately. Mr. Gates will be tasked with the responsibility to complete the transaction with and to integrate Challenger Brands Corp. and expand operations. MarketWire

Holocaust Survivors Spiritual Care Conference Hosted by UJA-Federation of New York, in Collaboration With Selfhelp and JDC-Eshel
Aging Holocaust survivors face a multitude of complex physical, psychological, and emotional issues. As social workers and other professionals work with Holocaust survivors to assist them in coping with life's challenges, some of these issues may be addressed through a spiritual lens MarketWire

Aruze Gaming America's Amazon Fishing(TM) Wins Gold at Casino Journal's Most Innovative Products Awards
Aruze Gaming America, Inc., a leading provider of gaming entertainment, announced today that Amazon Fishing received Casino Journal's Gold Award for the Most Innovative Products of 2011. Additionally, Aruze's Rich Life game was selected as one of the Top 20 Most Innovative Products in the annual awards presentation at the Gaming Technology Summit in Las Vegas. MarketWire

Regency Beauty Institute Takes 3 Top Honors at 2012 Wella Professionals Trend Vision Regional Competition
Regency Beauty Institute students took the top awards at this year's Wella Professionals Regional Trend Vision competition held at The Walker Art Center. MarketWire

Air Brings Good Luck to San Francisco Giants
Who was that mystery "Jet Pack Guy" at last night's legendary Giants game? The San Francisco Giants' number one fan is none other than Air (http://www.drinkair MarketWire

82 Santa Ana High School Students Beat the Odds, Applauded by Orange County Community and Business Leaders
Behind each beaming smile is a story of rising above challenges and exceeding the potential to achieve academic success, independence and pride. From hopelessness to self-determination, 82 high school graduates from Santa Ana received well-deserved recognition at the 4th Annual Nicholas Academic Centers' Graduation Celebration held at the Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. MarketWire

Milken Institute Report Examines Track Record of Entertainment Tax Credit Program
In 2009, the California Legislature passed the Film and Tax Credit program to support a vital component of the state's economy. Next month, the final funding for the program will be allocated. But how effective has the measure been at helping the movie and video industry -- and the overall state economy? MarketWire

Tiburon, Inc. Acquires Total Enforcement
Tiburon, Inc. ("Tiburon"), the industry-leading provider of public safety software solutions, and a portfolio company of The Gores Group, today announced that it has acquired the Total Enforcement (TE) technology suite from its parent company Total Computer Software. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MarketWire

Extendicare President and CEO Addresses Hughes and Coleman Attack on Nursing Homes
Tim Lukenda, President and CEO of Extendicare, spoke out on behalf of long term care professionals in Kentucky and throughout the United States by addressing the statements made by Lee Coleman of Hughes and Coleman in a press release dated June 9, 2012. "Mr. Coleman's attack on the caring individuals that serve Kentucky's frailest individuals is unwarranted and unappreciated MarketWire

Pacific Commerce Bank Names New Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Iino, Chairman of Pacific Commerce Bank (OTCBB: PFCI) (OTCQB: PCFI) announced today that Scott R. Andrews has been hired as the Chief Executive Officer of the Bank effective June 12, 2012. Mr. Andrews is a 36-year career banker who was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Sunrise Bank in San Diego MarketWire

New Study Shows Growing Demand for People to Work in Application Developer Programs
Research from Developer Think Tank released today shows the ripple effect of the rapid adoption of smartphones and tablets and the applications that run on them: More companies are hiring more people to create and manage programs that work with developers who build applications for their platforms. MarketWire

Amelia Island Offers BOGO Deal Through August
Five hotels on Amelia Island, Florida have created a Buy One, Get One* (BOGO) travel deal available through August of 2012. Guests who book a Sunday night stay at any of the five participating Amelia Island hotels will receive a Monday night stay for free MarketWire

O, The Oprah Magazine and Zappos.com Embark on a Kindness Mission With "Random Acts of O"
O, The Oprah Magazine, in partnership with Zappos.com, has launched 'Random Acts of O,' an online initiative to spread kindness and make the world a friendlier place. Powered by social good innovator DailyFeats via a tab on the O Magazine Facebook page, readers are invited to participate in monthly kindness challenges based on issue themes MarketWire

P&WC, NetJets Sign 15-Year On-Condition Fleet Maintenance Program for Cessna Citation Latitude Jets
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has signed a 15-year on-condition Fleet Maintenance Program (FMP®) with NetJets for the PW306D turbofan engines that will power the fleet of Cessna Citation Latitude aircraft that the fractional jet ownership company will begin flying in 2016 MarketWire

Microsoft and RAID Inc. Demonstrate Cluster Resiliency of Windows Server 2012/Storage Spaces
At Microsoft® TechEd North America 2012, Microsoft demonstrated its newest release of Windows Server 2012 with RAID Inc.'s technology, consisting of 4 FusionRomley® servers clustered with virtual machines attached to a 4U 60-Bay EBOD with 3TB near-line drives MarketWire

Alorica Launches New Website
Alorica, a leading provider of customer management outsourcing solutions, announced today that it has launched a new company website. Earlier this year, the company went through a rebranding effort including a new logo, new brand and refreshed identity. The new design of the website was built to portray the Alorica belief in creating opportunity for clients, communities, and employees. MarketWire

Baja Mining Confirms Availability of Meeting Materials
Baja Mining Corp. ("Baja") (TSX: BAJ)(OTCQX: BAJFF) notes that some shareholders have contacted Baja to say they have not received the meeting materials for Baja's annual general and special meeting scheduled for June 21, 2012. MarketWire

American Realty Advisors Hires Marketing Director
American Realty Advisors is pleased to announce that Leanne Cobb has joined the firm as Director of Marketing. In this role, Ms MarketWire

The American Academy for Preceptor Advancement With The College Network and LearnScale Solutions Is Developing Preceptor Standards
Following interest in creating national standards, The College Network® and LearnScale™ Solutions have been selected by the American Academy for Preceptor Advancement (AAPA) to help develop and deliver core curricula and examinations to certify that individuals have met appropriate national standards to become certified as preceptors. MarketWire

spalook.com Announces the Addition of LashFood
spalook.com, one of the most trusted online sources for high-performance luxury skin care and beauty essentials, has added the skin care brand, LashFood, to its assortment of premium beauty products. MarketWire

Nexsan Showcases Hybrid Storage at 2012 Storage Decisions Conference in Chicago
Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of data storage systems, today announced that it will be a featured exhibitor at the TechTarget Storage Decisions Conference in Chicago from June 19-20, 2012. At the conference, Nexsan will highlight its NST5000™ line of Hybrid Storage systems which provide ten times the performance of traditional storage systems MarketWire

ChinaBio(R) and BioCentury Boost News Flow From China's Life Science Industry
ChinaBio® LLC and BioCentury Publications, Inc. today announced they have agreed to a collaboration that will make news about China's rapidly growing biopharma industry more readily available to a global audience MarketWire

This Father's Day Give Yourself a Gift for the Future
ScholarShare, California's 529 college savings program, showcases Father's Day as an opportune time for dads to start a college savings plan for their child or loved one. On a holiday marked by gifts of power tools and ties, dad can give his future self a gift by establishing a fund that can appreciate with time and ease the burden of saving for his child's college future MarketWire

Even More -- New Family Fun Abounds at Woodloch Pines This Summer
Woodloch Pines, an all-inclusive family resort located in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains, is bursting with activity this summer. Woodloch will be adding both horseback riding and paintball adventures to its already extensive list of over 60 daily activities and amenities, such as sailing, waterskiing, go karts, bumper boats, and family theme games MarketWire

This Weekend, June 16 & 17, Get a Sneak Peek of Mirasol's Residence One -- The Neighborhood's Only Single-Level Design
This weekend, Mirasol's Residence One is ready for its debut and homebuyers don't want to miss it. For two days only, William Lyon Homes invites guests to their special Open House at their beautiful Mirasol collection, where they will open the doors for an exclusive walk-through of the neighborhood's only single-level design MarketWire

Antiques Roadshow Travels to Myrtle Beach, SC
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Plus One and Compass Group Conduct Employee Wellness Research
An innovative research study on the benefits of integrated worksite wellness was presented at the ACSM annual meeting in San Francisco by Gary Sforzo, PhD, Ithaca College MarketWire

Collaboration in Innovation and Commercialization of Key Technologies Across the Pacific
Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan's largest and one of the world's leading high-tech research and development institutions, announces its 2012 ITRI Forum and Career Fair, Collaboration in Innovation and Commercialization Across the Pacific. The event, scheduled on June 25, 2012, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Milpitas, Calif MarketWire

Shift4 Announces Sponsorship of PGA TOUR Player Scott Piercy
Shift4 Corporation, the world's largest independent payment gateway, today expands its involvement in the world of professional golf, announcing a sponsorship agreement with PGA TOUR player Scott Piercy. MarketWire

Aryaka to Sponsor 5th Annual GigaOM Structure Conference
Aryaka (www.aryaka.com), the world's first cloud-based WAN optimization as-a-Service solution, will participate in the GigaOM Structure Conference June 20-21 at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. MarketWire

Appcelerator Winning Streak Continues With Honors From OnMobile and Momentum Index
Appcelerator announced today that it has been selected as the AlwaysOn OnMobile "Company of the Year" for 2012-2013, out of 100 companies reviewed and was also named by the Momentum Index as one of the top 10 open-source companies, ranking second out of ten MarketWire

Seminole Casino Hollywood Celebrates the Rhythm of South Florida With a Caribbean Block Party on Saturday, July 7 From 6 - 10 p.m.
Seminole Casino Hollywood is celebrating the diverse rhythms, culture and colors of South Florida with a free Caribbean Block Party on Saturday, July 7 from 6 - 10 p.m MarketWire

Pluristem Director Dr. Liat Flaishon Interviewed on CorporateProfile.com
Corporate Profile, LLC announced today that Pluristem Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSTI) (TASE: PLTR) Director Dr. Liat Flaishon, was interviewed on www.CorporateProfile.com MarketWire

JCM Global Installs 10,150 iVIZION(R) Units and 3,750 PayCheck 4(R) Printer Units in Just 30 Days, Most Bill Validator and Printer Installations in One Quarter in Company's History
JCM Global, the world's leading automatic transactions solutions provider to the gaming industry, is on an unprecedented winning streak, exclusively installing 10,150 units of its award-winning iVIZION® bill validator and 3,750 units of its award-winning PayCheck 4® thermal printer in casinos across the country in just 30 days. MarketWire

Thesys Awards "Innovation Journalists" and Offers Free Grant-Writing Guidance at ISTE Conference This Month
Thesys International, an education technology business that supports schools with a hybrid online/classroom approach to education, will highlight its commitment to innovation at the ISTE Conference (http://www.isteconference.org/2012/) in San Diego this month with an "Innovation Journalist" promotion and an iPad giveaway MarketWire

Zagada Applauds Jamaica Digiport Liberalization
Zagada Markets, the leader in Nearshore service provider and location sourcing analysis, and a global boutique in data driven outsourcing talent and cost analysis, today applauds Jamaica's liberalization of its Montego Bay Free zone. MarketWire

LECTRA: Lectra Announces Lectra Fashion PLM V3
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Pocket Gems Partners With W3i to Manage Offers for All of Their Android Games
W3i (www.W3i.com), a leader in monetization and user acquisition services for freemium apps, announces a partnership with Pocket Gems, a leader and pioneer in free-to-play mobile games, to be the exclusive monetization solution for its Android™ apps including its new release, Tap Dragon Park. MarketWire

Box Sees 200 Percent Growth in Healthcare Cloud Adoption
Box today announced the addition of four new healthcare customers to the more than 120,000 businesses using Box globally MarketWire

BrightScope Reveals the Top 25 Seattle Area-Based Companies With the Best 401k Plans
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced its second annual list of the top Seattle area-based companies with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $100 million in assets. This year BrightScope has extended the list to include the top 25 companies. MarketWire

Hospital Environmental Surface Contamination Contributes to Transmissible Infection at the Same Level as Direct Patient Contact
During opening ceremonies of the 2012 APIC Conference (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology), Keynote Speaker William Rutala, MPH, PhD, CIC, delivered the Elaine Larson Lectureship discussing advances in hospital disinfection and sterilization techniques MarketWire

Tracewell Advanced Technology Lab to Showcase Groundbreaking System and Server Technologies
Tracewell Systems today announced the opening of the industry's first proof-of-concept center of excellence focused on enabling next-generation high-speed network and server technology capable of processing large amounts of data at network speeds as high as 100 gigabits per second, enough bandwidth to allow a city of 1.8 million to download an e-book simultaneously in just over two minutes. MarketWire

A Milestone for MicroMed Cardiovascular
MicroMed Cardiovascular, Inc., manufacturer of the HeartAssist 5™ Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), today announced it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Clinical Trial study of the HeartAssist 5™ LVAD System compared to the HeartMate II® VAD. MarketWire

JDEtips University Summer/Fall 2012 JD Edwards Training Schedule Released
Klee Associates Inc. recently released the JD Edwards training schedule for JDEtips University "Expand Your JDE Horizons" Summer/Fall 2012 session. The JD Edwards training and education provider will be hosting classes in Longmont, Colorado, and virtually from August 13th through November 14th, 2012. MarketWire

Aegis Launches New Contact Center in Peru
Aegis, a global leader in Business Process Outsourcing and part of the USD 27 billion Essar Group, announced that it has moved into Peru and inaugurated a new contact center in the city of Lima. MarketWire

Binswanger Named Exclusive Agent for Two-Building Industrial Property in Morrisville, Pennsylvania
Binswanger has been named exclusive agent by JMC Steel Group for the sale of a two building complex totaling 195,217 sq. ft. with acreage acres located at 600 Dean Sievers Place in Morrisville, Pennsylvania. MarketWire

Andrews Myers Successfully Defends Commercial Real Estate Client Against Lender in Parallel Litigation
Andrews Myers, a Houston-based commercial real estate law firm, recently consummated a settlement and obtained dismissal of all claims brought by a mortgage backed securities lender against one of its corporate real estate development clients and its principal representative MarketWire

Partnership With LabCorp Makes WellnessFX Available at 300+ Locations Throughout California, Oregon and Washington
WellnessFX, a simple and accessible online service that allows people to understand and improve their health, has partnered with LabCorp, a leading provider of medical lab tests and services, expanding WellnessFX service to more than 300 LabCorp locations across California, Oregon, and Washington MarketWire

Risk Retention Industry to Debate Critical Issues at National Risk Retention Association Conference
The National Risk Retention Association Annual Conference, October 9-11 in Washington, DC, will focus on critical issues in healthcare and regulatory challenges to risk retention group operating authority. Defending the Industry for 25 Years will be the conference theme as NRRA celebrates its 25th anniversary. MarketWire

Quasar Series A Preferred Shares to Be Amended
Quasar Aerospace Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QASP) is pleased to announce that in a meeting of the majority of Series A Preferred shareholders, a motion to amend the certificate of designation was approved MarketWire

Broadcast International Elects Donald A. Harris to Board of Directors
Broadcast International (BI) (OTCBB: BCST), a leading provider of video-powered broadcast solutions, elected telecom executive, Donald A. Harris, to its board of directors effective June 11, 2012. His appointment will increase the total number of company directors to six, with four serving independently. MarketWire

Funambol Selected by AlwaysOn as 2012 OnMobile Top 100 Winner
Funambol, the leading provider of white-label personal cloud solutions for mobile providers, today announced that for the second year in a row it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as an OnMobile Top 100 winner. Inclusion in the OnMobile 100 signifies leadership among one's peers, game-changing approaches and use of technologies that disrupt existing markets and entrenched players MarketWire

Tely Labs' Entertainment Suite Redefines Video Calling, Transforming telyHD Into an Interactive Entertainment and Social Center for the Entire Household
Tely Labs, maker of the award-winning telyHD video calling system that was the first to bring affordable high-definition Skype video calling to the living room, today announced the availability of the telyHD Entertainment Suite. MarketWire

AMAX Partners With NVIDIA and Launches Next-Generation Tesla(TM) GPU Test Drive Program
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Shea Homes' Veranda Grand Opening June 16; Join the Celebration at the Last Golf Course Community in Aliso Viejo
Join the celebration this Saturday, June 16, for the much-anticipated grand opening of Veranda at Glenwood in Aliso Viejo, Shea Homes' collection of elegant single-family residences that promise to make staying at home feel like getting away MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology to Showcase Industry-Leading Wire-Bondable, Ceramic Thin Film, and MLCC Products at IMS 2012
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it will be showcasing the company's latest industry-leading wire-bondable and ceramic thin film products, as well as its multi-layer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs), at the 2012 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS), being held from June 19-21 at the Montreal Convention Center. MarketWire

Battelle Installing First Commercial Quantum Key Distribution in U.S.
The story has been the same for eons -- bad guys want to steal money and information, good guys try to stop them. Now, Battelle scientists and their colleagues from ID Quantique are playing the heroes in a new-age version of this age-old tale, using quantum key distribution (QKD) instead of guns and safes. MarketWire

Brookwood and Advanced Mobile Team Up for Mobile Learning Partnership
Brookwood's award winning eLearning Solution Development Team has partnered with the Advanced Mobile's software Development Group to create custom LMS integrated iPad learning applications. These robust un-tethered solutions follow industry-standard design best practices and integrate with SCORM-compliant learning management systems to deliver a complete the loop of learning MarketWire

Ortho Mattress Offers Luxury Mattresses for Home and Away
Made-in-California mattress chain Ortho Mattress (http://www.orthomattress.com) announced today its strongest sales are now in the luxury category, confirming that Americans still place high value on a good night's rest MarketWire

Microlog Corporation Hires Jim Shackelford as Vice President of Sales
Microlog Corporation (PINKSHEETS: MLOG), a Maryland-based technology leader in Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and Call Center solutions for the Government, Healthcare and Lotteries, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Jim Shackelford to the position of Vice President of Sales. MarketWire

Volkswagen Group Grows Worldwide Vehicle Deliveries by 8.4 Percent* From January to May
3.65 Million Vehicles Handed Over in First Five Months* Figure for May Is 763,800 units / +7.8 percent* Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: "Worldwide deliveries have risen further; we are focusing very closely on uncertainties in eurozone." The Volkswagen Group handed over 3.65 (January-May 2011: 3.37; +8 MarketWire

EDI Goes Global; Now Open for Business in China
Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), a global leader in advanced, high-efficiency PHEV, BEVs, HEVs, and CVT solutions, today announced that it has completed the registration and initial capitalization effort for its China venture, EDI New Energy Automotive Technology Company (NEAT), located in Wuxi, China -- the first part of a multi-phase plan to expand globally MarketWire

Norsk Hydro: Successful Placement of New Bond
Reference is made to the notification sent June 14, 2012 regarding apotentialnew bond issue by Norsk Hydro ASA. Norsk Hydro ASA has successfully completed issuance of NOK 1.5 billion intheNorwegian bond market, with maturity July 5, 2019. The coupon rate is 5.40%p.a.There was considerable interest for the new issue MarketWire

Silver Is for Champions
The thoughts of millions of ice hockey fans turned to silver this week -- more specifically, to the nearly 35 pounds of silver in the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup, the century-old championship symbol of professional hockey. The Los Angeles Kings ultimately lifted high the iconic trophy made of sterling silver. MarketWire

Wolters Kluwer Promotes Meg Geldens to Vice President, Investor Relations
Alphen aan den Rijn (June14, 2012) - Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional informationservices, announced today the promotion of Meg Geldens to the role of VicePresident, Investor Relations. MarketWire

Internet's Leading "Stock Alert" Service 100% Perfect in 2012
Since the late '90s, thousands of stock advisory publications have come and gone. But one of the first publications, issued by BullTrade (formerly Stockwhiz), has been going strong for over 14 years. A large part of their success can be credited to their flagship product -- The BullTrade Stock Alerts. The BullTrade.com (http://www.bulltrade MarketWire

Mario Lopez Named Staree Celebrity Ambassador
IZEA, Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA) (PINKSHEETS: IZEA), the world leader in Social Media Sponsorship, announces Mario Lopez as celebrity ambassador to their latest platform, Staree MarketWire

Mobile Technologies Protect Students From Campus Crime
MacroSolve, Inc., doing business as Illume Mobile (PINKSHEETS: MCVE) (OTCQB: MCVE) ("MacroSolve," "Illume Mobile" or the "Company"), a leading provider of mobile technologies, apps, and solutions for business, is announcing the addition of a mass notification system to its GuardianSentral personal security product. MarketWire

G.W. Little's Summer Pet Catalog Now Live on Google Catalogs
G.W. Little has partnered with Google Catalogs to provide an online interactive pet catalog for tablet users featuring top designer Susan Lanci and new pet car restraints. MarketWire

SET Corp Receives First MultiGen Order for Australian Government Project
Sustainable Environmental Technologies' (SET Corp) (OTCQB: SETS) (PINKSHEETS: SETS) worldwide distributor for its MultiGen product, World Environmental Solutions (WES), has received a purchase order to supply a MultiGen tri-generation system for an Australian Government Education Institution in the Riverina district of New South Wales MarketWire

VPG Introduces Industry's First Digital CAN On-Board Weighing System With Tilt Compensation
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) today announced that SI Onboard, a brand of the VPG On-Board Weighing product line, has introduced the first digital on-board weighing system in North America MarketWire

LifeSci Advisors Publishes PCA3 Physician Survey Results
LifeSci Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of investment research and investor relations services in the life sciences sector, today announced that it has published an independent survey of 273 practicing urologists who answered within two days on their expected use of PCA3 testing in men suspected of having prostate cancer MarketWire

Bergio International Announces JCK Trade Show Results
Bergio International, Inc. (OTCBB: BRGO) announced today that the 2012 "JCK" trade show which was held in Las Vegas, Nevada was very successful. MarketWire

MRED CEO Russ Bergeron on Supporting the MLS Domains Association
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), the Chicagoland MLS, announced that its Chief Executive Officer Russ Bergeron has been named to the board of directors of the MLS Domains Association (MDA). In 2010, the MDA was formed to obtain, manage and promote the use of the .MLS top-level domain on the Internet. MarketWire

DRS Technologies Wins $92 Million Follow-On Contract to Support SPAWAR Internet Cafe Program
DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced that its Global Enterprise Solutions International division of DRS Technical Services has received a $92 million contract for continued IT support to the military's Internet Café program, which is operated by the U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Atlantic-European Office. MarketWire

City of Richmond, VA Selects EnerGov 9 Enterprise Solution
The city of Richmond, the state capital of Virginia and home to over 200,000 residents, has selected the EnerGov 9 platform to consolidate and replace its legacy systems in a number of departments and location-based regulatory processes across the agency's enterprise MarketWire

Thermal Technology Breakthroughs Enable up to 20% Higher Brightness for Luminus Big Chip LEDs(TM)
InfoComm 2012 -- Luminus Devices, Inc., the leader in Big Chip LED™ Technology, announced today their latest thermal innovation in packaging technology MarketWire

Home Health International, Inc. to Expand Medical Supply Business
Home Health International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HHII) announced today that it will expand its medical supply business to include an online store where consumers can purchase a wide range of discounted home and medical supplies. MarketWire

B2B Adoption of VirtuOz Intelligent Virtual Agents Gains Traction
VirtuOz, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent virtual agents (IVAs) for online marketing, sales, and support, today announced that a multi-billion dollar global provider of customer communications technology has selected VirtuOz Intelligent Virtual Agents to deliver a new online customer engagement channel to its business customers MarketWire

Globalgroup Investment Holdings to Release GlobalLOK(TM) Software Into $500 Million PC Rent-to-Own Market
Globalgroup Investment Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GIHI), the nation's newest proprietary technology solutions provider for payment and collection services, announced today the launch of a new vertical market for its GlobalLOK™ payment code software program MarketWire

Whole Foods Market Now Carries New, Innovative Roasted Chickpea Snacks From Biena Foods in North Atlantic Region
Whole Foods Market is expanding their healthy snack offering to include new Roasted Chickpea Snacks from Biena Foods. Packed with protein and nearly 25% of your daily value of fiber, Biena Chickpea Snacks are a satisfying, delicious and healthy alternative to standard crunchy snacks like potato chips. MarketWire

Crown Dynamics' Patented AIR(R) Sleep/Snore Product Enters the U.S. Market Nationwide
Crown Dynamics Corp. (OTCBB: CDYY) today announced Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Walgreens.com, CVS.com and Drugstore.com have picked up the AIR® Sleep/Snore product and will be available to consumers in September 2012. MarketWire

Net Savings Link Announces 4th Round of Funding With Asher Enterprises, Inc.
Net Savings Link, Inc. (OTCBB: NSAV), a company that provides high impact, electronically deliverable and individually branded incentives to businesses, organizations and networks to increase their traffic, sales and profits, announced today the completion of a 4th round of funding from Asher Enterprises, Inc. MarketWire

Hooked Media Group Introduces New Intelligent Social Discovery Features for Mobile Gaming App
Hooked Media Group today introduces new intelligent social discovery features to its Hooked app, a game discovery engine of the Google Play Marketplace. Now users can not only find games through personalized recommendations, but also through social discovery MarketWire

JK Group Names Robert E. Farina as Chief Executive Officer
JK Group, Inc., a leading provider of integrated software and services for corporate philanthropy and social responsibility, today announced that Robert E. Farina has joined the company in the role of Chief Executive Officer. Farina brings to the company a distinguished career and proven track record in growing industry-leading software and services businesses. MarketWire

Five Global Initiatives Unleashed During FiRe 2012
The Strategic News Service publicly released five major new global initiatives this week, all of which were launched at its tenth annual Future in Review (FiRe) conference. MarketWire

GreenMan Subsidiary Announces Favorable Emissions Results for Popular 2,500HP Diesel Pump Engine
GreenMan Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GMTI) announced that its American Power Group, Inc. (APG) subsidiary has recently met the emissions testing requirements necessary to begin selling our dual fuel conversion system for selected high-horsepower non-road compression ignition (NCRI) engine families, which are primarily used in multi-stage fracturing of shale gas and shale oil recovery. MarketWire

Health Enhancement Products, Inc. Names New Chief Science Officer
Arizona-based algae producer Health Enhancement Products (OTCBB: HEPI) has named Scott Freeman, MD to the post of Chief Science Officer as the Company continues to build out its senior management team. Dr. Freeman will help guide the Company through product development initiatives and compliance requirements. MarketWire

Calendar of Events - Report Highlights Rovi Corporation and Motorola Solutions Inc
Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) and Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE: MSI). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at www.BrightonMarkets.com/index.php?coa=ROVI&cob=MSI. MarketWire

Calendar of Events - Report Highlights ASML Holding N.V. (ADR) and Citrix Systems, Inc.
Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting ASML Holding N.V. (ADR) (NASDAQ: ASML) and Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at www.BrightonMarkets.com/index.php?coa=ASML&cob=CTXS. MarketWire

Calendar of Events - Report Highlights Linear Technology Corporation and Maxim Integrated Products Inc.
Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting Linear Technology Corporation (NASDAQ: LLTC) and Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at www.BrightonMarkets.com/index.php?coa=LLTC&cob=MXIM. MarketWire

Calendar of Events - Report Highlights Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and VIVUS, Inc.
Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) and VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at www.BrightonMarkets.com/index.php?coa=ARNA&cob=VVUS. MarketWire

Pulse Secures Oklahoma City Metro MillerCoors Distributor for Its Cabana(TM) 100% Natural Lemonade
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCBB: PLSB) ("Pulse"), makers of Cabana™ 100% Natural Lemonade and Pulse® NutriPurpose™ brand beverages, today announced that it has secured distribution with Capital Distributing, LLC, a large MillerCoors distributor serving the Oklahoma City Metro area. MarketWire

More Than Two Million Square Users Can Now Accept Credit Cards
Over two million individuals and businesses are now able to accept credit cards with Square. Focused on helping entrepreneurs start, manage, and grow businesses, Square provides the easiest way for anyone, anywhere to take and make credit and debit card payments. MarketWire

Tufin Security Suite Awarded 5 Stars and "Recommended" Rating by SC Magazine in 2012 Policy Management Group Test
Tufin Technologies, the market-leading provider of Security Policy Management Solutions, today announced that it has received an overall five-star rating in SC Magazine's annual Policy Management Group Test. Tufin Security Suite R12-1 received the highest possible scores in the categories of Features, Ease-of-use, Performance, Documentation, Support and Value for Money MarketWire

Omaha Steaks, MLB.com All Wrapped Up for Father's Day
Omaha Steaks and MLB.com are now making free gift cards for Father's Day available on Wrapp, the new social gifting app, so if you're not already Facebook friends with your dad, get on it today. MarketWire

Digerati Migrates Its Network Infrastructure to Core NAP Data Center
Digerati Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: DTGI) (OTCQB: DTGI), an established and award-winning provider of cloud communication services, today announced that the Company has migrated its network infrastructure to Core NAP, a top-tier data center operator headquartered in Austin, Texas. Core NAP is a leading provider of collocation, managed services, network, and disaster recovery solutions MarketWire

TuneIn Aligns With Trio of Top Broadcasters to Bring More Than 100 Stations to Millions
A trio of major U.S. broadcasters today joined dozens of other top broadcasters in forming a strategic alliance with TuneIn, a free service that lets people listen to music, sports, news and comedy from the world. Through this relationship, Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI), Midwest Communications, Inc MarketWire

More Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car Airport Shuttle Buses Running on Biodiesel
Enterprise Holdings, owner and operator of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands, is converting even more of its airport shuttle buses to 20 percent biodiesel (B20) and exploring other clean fuel options for its buses. The company has converted its fleet of buses to biodiesel in more than 50 North American markets. MarketWire

Certain, Inc. Launches Match2Connect One-to-One Appointment Matching Solution for Events
Fosters interaction and connection at events to drive business productivity Significantly improves measures of event value, performance and ROI to all stakeholders Offers a complete solution with integrated attendee management, mobile, email marketing, branding and appointment matching in a single platform Certain, Inc MarketWire

RCI Adds More Than 40 Affiliated Properties to Exchange Network in First Quarter of 2012
RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, announced the addition of 43 affiliated properties to its global exchange network in the first three months of 2012. The RCI network currently boasts more than 4,000 quality affiliated properties in highly-desirable destinations around the world. MarketWire

Active Power CFO and Vice President of Finance Resigns
Active Power, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of continuous power and infrastructure solutions, has announced the resignation of John Penver as chief financial officer and vice president of Finance. To ensure a smooth transition of duties, Mr. Penver will continue to serve in his role through Oct. 31, 2012. In the interim, Active Power has initiated a search for a new CFO. MarketWire

IDG Enterprise Launches Premium Data Services to Expand Display Advertising Reach With Retargeting
IDG Enterprise -- the media company comprising CFOworld, CIO, CIO Executive Council, Computerworld, CSO, DEMO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World -- announces the launch of Premium Data Services MarketWire

US Ignite Launches to Catalyze the Next Generation of Internet Applications
A new public-private effort, the US Ignite Partnership, is launching today at the White House to capitalize on what is possible through virtualized, ultra-fast broadband networks, and "ignite" the development of next-generation Internet applications and services for societal benefit. MarketWire

Juniper Networks Furthers Country's Technology Leadership Through US Ignite Partnership
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, announced its partnership with US Ignite during the initiative's launch today at the White House. The public-private partnership aims to drive innovation that furthers the technology leadership of the United States while enhancing the way people live and work MarketWire

Laser App and DST Launch Electronic New Account Solution
Laser App, a leading electronic forms provider, and DST Systems have announced a collaborative initiative to provide an electronic process for submitting new accounts directly to mutual fund and REIT companies MarketWire

ERA Real Estate Uncovers Five Under the Radar Vacation Markets
As summer heats up, so do popular -- and pricey -- second home markets like Martha's Vineyard and South Padre Island. Considering a second home but want to avoid sticker shock? Check out these under the radar vacation markets with all or many of the hotspot amenities, minus the lofty price tag. MarketWire

Paydiant and pcAmerica Launch Fully Integrated Mobile Payments Offering
Paydiant, a Boston-based mobile payments provider, today announced that pcAmerica has integrated the Paydiant mobile payments software into pcAmerica Cash Register Express™ and Restaurant Pro Express™ point-of-sale (POS) solutions. Using the integrated offering, any of pcAmerica's 50,000 retail and restaurant POS software users can now accept Paydiant-powered mobile payments and offers MarketWire

Norsk Hydro is considering issuing a bond in the Norwegian bond market
Norsk Hydro ASA is considering issuing a bondin the Norwegian bond market withmaturity July 2019. MarketWire

ZBB Energy Prices Public Offering of Common Stock for Gross Proceeds of $12 Million
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE MKT: ZBB) (NYSE Amex: ZBB), a leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 31,600,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $0.38 per share. The net proceeds to ZBB from this offering are expected to be approximately $10 MarketWire

Informative Graphics Announces General Release of Latest Java Version of Brava!
Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC), a leader in viewing, collaboration and redaction technology, today announced the general release of the Java version of Brava!® Enterprise. Brava 6.5 brings the interface and feature set of the Java offering in-line with the Brava versions for other technology platforms, including ActiveX and Flash. MarketWire

Data Storage Corporation and Maximus Data Company Sign Value Added Reseller Agreement
Data Storage Corporation (OTCBB: DTST), a long-standing leader in cloud storage and cloud computing for over 10 years focusing on data protection and business continuity solutions, today announced the that it has signed a distribution agreement with Maximus Data Company ("Maximus") of Westport, MA MarketWire

PIMCO Expands Global Equity Platform With Launch of Long/Short Fund
PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has launched the PIMCO EqS Long/Short Fund, an actively managed equity strategy that broadens the firm's global equities platform. The fund deploys extensively researched stock selection in rising equity markets and seeks to preserve investors' capital during extended market declines MarketWire

Extreme Pita, Purblendz & Extreme Pizza! Open in Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Toronto
Today, Extreme Pita with over 285 restaurants in North America, announced the grand opening of its newest Extreme Pita restaurant, including Purblendz All Natural Smoothies & Extreme Pizza at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Toronto, Canada MarketWire

DataCenterDynamics Launches 2012 Annual Global Data Centre Industry Census
DataCenterDynamics, a global specialist provider of content to the data centre industry, announces today the launch of its 2012 annual Global Data Centre Industry Census. Set to be the largest and most far-reaching global research study of the world data centre market, this year's DataCenterDynamics Industry Census aims to obtain over 8,000 responses from data centre professionals worldwide MarketWire

CytoSorbents to Present at the Marcum MicroCap Conference
CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCBB: CTSO), a critical care-focused company using blood purification to modulate the immune system to prevent or treat organ failure caused by life-threatening illnesses, announced that Dr. Phillip Chan, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Marcum MicroCap Conference on June 20th in New York City at the Roosevelt Hotel MarketWire

Genelux Corporation Announces First Patient Dosed in Phase I Combination Clinical Trial of GL-ONC1
Genelux Corporation, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing vaccinia virus-based oncolytic (cancer-killing) therapies and companion diagnostics for cancer, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in a Phase I clinical trial of GL-ONC1 combined with chemoradiotherapy in patients with locoregionally advanced head and neck cancers MarketWire

ERF Wireless Rolls Out Next Generation Product Suite to the Oil and Gas Industry to Support Rapidly Growing Customer Base
ERF Wireless (OTCBB: ERFB), a leading provider of enterprise-class wireless broadband products and services, announced today that the company's subsidiary, Energy Broadband Inc., has recently integrated several new additions into the communications services the division offers its oil and gas industry customers in remote locations throughout North America. MarketWire

All American Pet Company, Inc. Introduces NUTRA BARS(TM) -- the World's Most Convenient Super-Premium Dog Food and Snacks
All American Pet Company, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AAPT): Convenience has emerged as an overriding trend in the packaged foods industry -- serving size, portability, natural ingredients, functionality, and taste are the hallmarks of the $1.7B FOOD BAR industry which consistently grows by double digits every year. MarketWire

Arvixe Partners With Microsoft for WebMatrix 2 Program
Arvixe (www.arvixe.com), a leading web hosting provider, announced today its partnership with Microsoft for the release candidate of its WebMatrix 2 product. WebMatrix is designed to build modern standards-based websites as effortlessly as possible. Arvixe is providing a free hosting account for participants of this release. MarketWire

Augme Scheduled to Present at Marcum Microcap Conference
Augme® Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT), ("Augme") ("the Company") a technology and services leader in interactive media marketing that offers the only patented end-to-end mobile marketing and mobile advertising platform, today announced that it is scheduled to present at the Marcum MicroCap Conference on Wednesday June 20th at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. MarketWire

Forecasts Estimate Strong Growth in Mobile Workforce
A recent International Data Corp. (IDC) report estimates that in the next 3 years, mobile workers which IDC divides the mobile workforce into three categories: office-based mobile workers, non-office-based mobile field workers, and home-based mobile workers, will increase worldwide to more than one-third (37.2 percent) of the global workforce MarketWire

AMD Announces Cloudera-Certified Colfax Server Cluster to Handle Big Data at Significantly Lower Cost
AMD Fusion Developers Summit - AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced Cloudera certification for an AMD-based Colfax server cluster, bringing more value to big data without an unnecessary price premium. The cluster consists of six Colfax 2U CX2270-N4 servers -- each with two AMD Opteron™ 6200 Series processors -- running the popular Cloudera Distribution including Apache Hadoop(2) MarketWire

Gandi Launches Gandi Basekit to Meet Growing Need for iPhone and iPad-Ready Sites
Gandi, a leading domain name registrar and cloud hosting provider, today announced Gandi Basekit, a free website creation tool for organizations, companies and individuals hosted by Gandi, allowing compatibility with Apple iOS devices. Now any Gandi customer can create sites that are clearly viewable on iPads and iPhones MarketWire

Rosemont Media to Attend 35th Annual ASAPS Conference in Australia
The Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) is hosting the 35th Annual ASAPS Conference from July 3-7, 2012. Online advertising and medical website design firm Rosemont Media will be in attendance and exhibiting in the Darwin Convention Centre at booth 10 MarketWire

Seattle Cosmetic Dermatology Practice Says Understanding One's Skin Is Vital to Its Beauty
While many beauty products claim to be the cure for all patient needs, Dr. Jodie Reinertson and her center for cosmetic dermatology in Seattle says skin care is often not as simple as one "quick-fix" remedy. Dr MarketWire

Acer Introduces the Canadian Availability of the Razor-Thin 2.65-Pound Aspire S5, the World's Thinnest Ultrabook
Editor's Summary:Aspire S5 Measuring just 0.44 inches at its thinnest and .059 at the thickest, the 2.65 pound Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook is in a class by itself with its thin lightweight design and black, magnesium-alloy and brushed metal chassis. At the touch of a button, the S5's innovative MagicFlip I/O Port pops out to reveal ingeniously hidden ports, such as USB 3 MarketWire

Acer Introduces the U.S. Availability of the World's Thinnest Ultrabook, the Razor-Thin 2.65-Pound Aspire S5
Editor's Summary:Aspire S5 Measuring just 0.44 inches at its thinnest and .059 at the thickest, the 2.65 pound Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook is in a class by itself with its thin lightweight design and black, magnesium-alloy and brushed metal chassis. At the touch of a button, the S5's innovative MagicFlip I/O Port pops out to reveal ingeniously hidden ports, such as USB 3 MarketWire

TruckWeigh, VanWeigh(R), and Road Guardian From VPG's PM Onboard Now Available From FTA's Online Store
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) today announced that TruckWeigh and VanWeigh® overload monitoring systems, and Road Guardian portable weigh pads from its PM Onboard brand are now available from the Freight Transport Association's (FTA) online store (www.shop.fta.co.uk). MarketWire

HOT Selects Cisco DCM IP Video Gateway for Full-Quality Video Delivery
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that it has been selected by Israeli service provider HOT to provide networked video technology to enable new video services and applications MarketWire

NSTAR Selects World Energy Solutions for Municipal Efficiency Program
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has been selected by NSTAR, the largest Massachusetts-based, investor-owned electric and gas utility and a Northeast Utilities company (NYSE: NU), as an approved contractor within its Municipal Program MarketWire

Omnigon Communications, LLC Honored by the 2012 Interactive Media Awards
Omnigon Communications, LLC, announced today that it had received the Outstanding Achievement in Website Development by the Interactive Media Awards™. Omnigon was honored for its work on two Comedy Central digital products, The Charlie Sheen Roast and Stand-Up Showdown Facebook Application MarketWire

Zayo Announces Fiber Connectivity With Peak 10
Zayo Group announces an agreement with Peak 10 to be the Bandwidth Infrastructure provider between their two Charlotte, NC data centers. The deal will connect the new 60,000 square foot University Research Park data center to the existing campus in southwest Charlotte. MarketWire

This Christmas Gift Shoppers Will Take a Practical Turn
Marketers and retailers are beginning their preparation for the critically-important Christmas shopping season 2012, and this year, good planning is more important than ever. New research by Unity Marketing shows that the 2012 gifter will be checking price tags and buying more practical gifts than in the past, a reflection of feelings about the U.S. and global economy. (www.unitymarketingonline MarketWire

Anthem Worldwide Helps Big Brands Engage Silicon Valley-Level Innovation
Anthem Worldwide, the brand development division of Schawk, Inc. (NYSE: SGK), whose integrated global network provides innovative solutions to articulate, unify and manage brand impact to create compelling and consistent brand experiences, will help big brands engage Silicon Valley-level innovation during the two-day Big Brand Hackathon on June 16 and 17 in San Francisco. MarketWire

Sean Forkan Appointed New Country Manager for Symantec Canada
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the appointment of Sean Forkan as the new country manager for Symantec's enterprise business in Canada. MarketWire

ancotel Awarded Best Data Centre Change and Innovation Provider at the 5th Annual Data Centre Europe Award Ceremony
Frankfurt-based ancotel GmbH, Europe's leading carrier neutral interconnection company, announces it has been honored at the 5th Annual Data Centre Europe Award Ceremony as the best Data Centre Change and Innovation Company MarketWire

Seven Corners Achieves Zero Downtime to Support Travelers Around the Clock With Cisco and NetApp FlexPod
Travelers today move around the world quicker than ever before. To keep up, travel insurance companies need a reliable IT infrastructure with zero downtime to provide customers with travel support and insurance 24/7/365. Seven Corners, Inc MarketWire

Soricimed Biopharma Inc. Attending 2012 BIO International
Soricimed Biopharma Inc., a private company developing novel cancer therapeutics and diagnostics, will be exhibiting with the Atlantic Canada Bio-industries Alliance (booth #735) at 2012 BIO International Convention, taking place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Centers, June 18-21. MarketWire

Adeneo, Feuerlabs, Omnibond, STEC and Synopsys Join The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that five new companies are joining the organization: Adeneo, Feuerlabs, Omnibond, STEC and Synopsys. MarketWire

Zing JVM Gains Momentum by Delivering Competitive Differentiation for ISVs
Azul Systems, Inc., the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, today announced that the number of global ISV solutions certified on Zing is expanding and more ISVs are now offering Zing as their bundled, default Java runtime or as a fully-supported upgrade for their enterprise deployments MarketWire

WABCO INDIA Wins Top Award for Outstanding Support in Co-Location from Ashok Leyland, India's Second Largest Manufacturer of Commercial Vehicles
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), (www.wabco-auto.com) a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced that its WABCO INDIA subsidiary has been recognized with a top award for outstanding support in co-location from Ashok Leyland, India's second largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles. MarketWire

American Fiber Green Products, Inc. Secures Boat Recycling Site
American Fiber Green Products, Inc. (OTCQB: AFBG) (PINKSHEETS: AFBG) has secured a West Central Florida site to locate its proposed fiberglass boat recycling operation. MarketWire

Azul Systems Launches New Partner Program for the Global ISV Community
Azul Systems, Inc., the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, today announced the launch of the Azul Alliance Partner Program for the global Independent Software Vendor (ISV) community MarketWire

Boston Therapeutics Receives $500,000 Equity Investment
Boston Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: BTHE) (OTCBB: BTHE) ("Boston Therapeutics" or "the Company"), a developer of complex carbohydrate therapeutics to treat diabetes and inflammatory diseases, today announced that it has received a $500,000 equity investment in two $250,000 tranches from a subsidiary of Advance Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. (APC) MarketWire

Oryon Enjoys Outstanding Response From Elastolite(R) Product Introduction at Key Industry Conference
Oryon Technologies, Inc MarketWire

CONMED Corporation to Present at the Wells Fargo Securities 2012 Healthcare Conference
CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ: CNMD), a medical technology company specializing in medical devices for surgical and patient monitoring markets, announced today that the Company will participate in the Wells Fargo Securities 2012 Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 12:40 PM Eastern time, at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston. MarketWire

Michael Lee Named Senior Vice President of Commercial Services for Willbros Oil & Gas Segment
Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) today announced that Michael Lee has been named Senior Vice President of Commercial Services in its Oil & Gas Segment. In this role, Mr. Lee will be responsible for the integration of services and development of strategic initiatives across the Professional Services Division. Mr MarketWire

Canada Has $7 Billion in Grassroot Projects Scheduled to Begin Construction During Third Quarter of 2012, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Grassroot project activity has been picking up in Canada during 2012. In 2011, only 81 grassroot projects began construction activities, with a total estimated value of $12.1 billion MarketWire

Loncor Resources Provides Exploration Update on Regional Exploration Targets at Ngayu, DRC
Loncor Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Loncor") (TSX VENTURE: LN)(NYSE Amex: LON)(NYSE MKT: LON) is pleased to announce an exploration update on its regional target follow-up at its Ngayu Gold Project, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"). MarketWire

PHI Group Extends Record Date for Shareholders and Deadline for Creditors to Convert Debt to Common Stock as Part of Corporate Restructuring
PHI Group, Inc., (OTCQB: PHIL) (PINKSHEETS: PHIL), a company focused on energy and natural resources, announced today that the board of directors has extended the record date for shareholders to receive the special stock dividend and the deadline for creditors to convert their debts into common stock. MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor Updates 2Q12 Guidance
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today updated its guidance for the second quarter ending June 30, 2012, as growth in strategic accounts is being offset by continued weakness in the worldwide distribution channel, especially Europe. MarketWire

Costco Wholesale Corporation and Controladora Comercial Mexicana Agree to Transaction Concerning Costco de Mexico
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST) ("Costco Wholesale") and Controladora Comercial Mexicana, S.A.B. de C.V. ("CCM") are pleased to announce that they have executed a definitive agreement under which wholly-owned subsidiaries of Costco Wholesale will purchase from CCM its 50% share interest in Costco de México, S.A. de C.V MarketWire

Find Your Summer Fitness Inspiration and Sense of Adventure
(Family Features) When it comes to living a high-adrenaline, active lifestyle, many people often find it difficult to know where to start. But the truth is sticking to a workout regimen can help build endurance, muscle and confidence to take on fitness challenges and embark on active adventures. MarketWire

After Ready, Set, Go -- Athlete Tips to Recover and Refuel
(Family Features) When it comes to creating a workout regimen, there are many resources with helpful tips covering everything from stretching to strength training. But what you do after your workout can make the difference in the way you feel and perform. A hard workout can leave your body depleted and running on empty MarketWire

Common Household Problem Solutions
(Family Features) Abnormal and fluctuating weather conditions have not only left our homes in need of small repairs, but according to the National Pest Management Association, the unseasonably warm weather has also caused the bug season to start earlier. MarketWire

Great Gifts for Dad
(Family Features) Whether he's the household handy man or the king of the lawn, the family chef or the best piggy-back ride giver ever, Dad deserves something special this Father's Day. Here are some gift ideas that will tell him just how special he is. MarketWire

GCI Offers Returns of Up to 88% on Binary Options-The Highest in the Industry!
Binary Options are gaining popularity primarily because of their simplicity. Similar to sport betting where enthusiasts can bet on a team to win and collect a pre-defined payout if they are correct, binary options allow forex traders to bet on an outcome - whether the price of an instrument will be higher or lower than it is right now - and win a payout if they bet correctly. MarketWire

NimbleCommerce Announces Significant Expansion Across Europe and Middle East
NimbleCommerce, a leading enterprise local marketing and e-commerce platform, announced significant expansion across Europe and the Middle East, supported by two new hires and recently expanded offices in the U.K. and new offices in Lille, France. The company also signed on to power deals for Picarîsimo in Spain and YallaBanana.com in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. MarketWire

ACN Inc Exceeds Last Year's Giving During the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte, North Carolina Golf Event
On May 14th 2012 a rainy morning in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Ballantyne Country Club Fairways hundreds gathered on the fairway to tee off for ACN Inc's annual Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte Celeb. Golf Tournament. MarketWire

ServiceSource Prepares for Aggressive Growth in the UK
ServiceSource® (NASDAQ: SREV), the global leader in Service Revenue Management, today announced plans to significantly expand its operations in Liverpool. The move is part of its strategy to grow its EMEA business and the company is looking to create 100 plus jobs by the end of this year. MarketWire

New 2012 Car Insurance Laws Tracked on CheapCarInsurance.net
2012 is bringing a number of new legal changes in the world of car insurance and automobile accident coverage. Many are in response to either social changes or behavior that has been deemed over time to be too dangerous to allow when driving. As a result, laws have been passed in response, some with the intent to save drivers from harm and others to possibly respond to special interests. MarketWire

Nokia to acquire developers, technologies and intellectual property for imaging from Scalado
Acquisition aimed atenhancing imaging experiences for Nokia Lumia devices MarketWire

Nokia announces executive changes; renews Leadership Team
Nokia CorporationStock exchange releaseJune 14 at 9 MarketWire

Nokia sharpens strategy and provides updates to its targets and outlook
Nokia today outlined a range of plannedactions aimed atsharpening its strategy, improving its operating model and returning thecompanyto profitable growth. While planning to significantly reduce its operatingexpenses, Nokia remains focused on the unique experiences offered by itssmartphones and feature phones, including an increased emphasis onlocation-based services. MarketWire

EQT VI to acquire Vertu from Nokia
Independent investment positions Vertu for future growth Nokia has agreed terms for EQT VI, part of the leading privateequity group in Northern Europe, to acquire Vertu, the global leader inluxurymobile phones, from Nokia MarketWire

Statoil : Second high-impact discovery for Statoil offshore Tanzania
Statoil (OSE: STL) (NYSE: STO) and partnerExxonMobil have made a large gasdiscovery in the Statoil-operated Block 2 licence in Tanzania. MarketWire

TECHNICOLOR : Technicolor received an offer from Vector Capital
Technicolor confirms that the Company receivedon June 13 at 10:00pm a binding and irrevocable offer from VectorCapital("Vector"). MarketWire

Atkins (WS) PLC - Final Results
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Atkins (WS) PLC Announces Final Results
(LSE: ATK) -- Results for the year ended 31 March 2012 MarketWire

AkzoNobel completes demerger of Pakistan activities
AkzoNobel has completed therestructuring of its activities in Pakistan byformally establishing AkzoNobel Pakistan Limited as a separate legal entityfromICI Pakistan. As previously announced, the split means that the company hasstarted the formal sale process to divest its 75.81% shareholding in ICIPakistan. MarketWire

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Increases 9 Percent in May According to RealtyTrac(R) U.S. Foreclosure Market Report
RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report™ for May 2012, which shows foreclosure filings -- default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions -- were reported on 205,990 U.S. properties in May, an increase of 9 percent from April but still down 4 percent from May 2011 MarketWire

Payvision Partners With ProPay to Expand Global Payment Capabilities
Payvision, independent Payment Solutions Provider, specialized in Global Card Processing for the e-Commerce market announces that it has engaged in a fully integrated partnership with ProPay, Utah based industry leader in merchant services and End-to-End Payment Security and recipient of the prestigious 2010 ETA ISO of the Year award. MarketWire

Independence Energy Corp. Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Additional Interest in Shields-MEI #105H Horizontal Well Project
Independence Energy Corp. (OTCBB: IDNG) (the "Company" or "Independence Energy") is pleased to announce that the Company has executed a Letter of Intent to acquire an additional 2% interest in the highly prospective MontCrest Energy Drilling Program #3 in Coleman County, Texas (the "MontCrest Drill Program") MarketWire

Moen Puts a "Twist" on an Invigorating Shower Experience With the New Twist(TM) Handheld Shower
Offering consumers style, quality, pressure, full coverage and a variety of spray options, Moen's new Twist™ handheld shower adds a revitalizing "twist" to their daily showering routine. MarketWire

Thomson Reuters Report Shows Growth in South Korean Trademark Filings
Rising consumer economy and tough stance on IP create opportunities for multinational brands GlobeNewswire

Medigene and Azanta enter Agreement for Commercialization of Veregen® in the Nordic Countries
MediGene AG /Medigene and Azanta enter Agreement for Commercialization of Veregen® in the Nordic Countries . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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