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Chambers of Commerce present compendium on business teams accompanying president on state visits

Oz broadsheets switch to tabloid format amid 'momentous' media shake up
Two popular Australian broadsheet newspapers, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, will now be changed to a tabloid format, charge for online content and are likely to stop printing altogether in a 'momentous' shake-up of the country's media. ANI

Eurozone crisis can affect India's growth: Montek Singh Ahluwalia
The Deputy Chief of Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, has said that if the Euro Zone crisis does not stabilise on time, it would have an impact on India's growth in the long run. ANI

CII expresses disappointment with RBI's monetary stance on interest rates
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Director-General Chandrajit Banerjee on Monday expressed his disappointment over the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) monetary stance not to alter interest rates. ANI

RBI announces mid term review, no rate cuts
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced its mid term credit policy review here on Monday, and against the industry expectations, kept the short term lending rate and the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) unchanged at 8 and 4.75 percent respectively. ANI

PM looks to G-20 for "constructive proposals" to end global economic crisis
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday expressed hope that the G-20 summit being held here, will come up with "constructive proposals" to pull the world out of the current economic crisis. ANI

Australian mining magnate Gina Rinehart increases stake in Fairfax Media
Australia's richest person Gina Rinehart has increased her stake in Fairfax Media to 18.67 percent with a recent purchase of more than 143 million shares, the mining magnate's company said in a notice to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) on Monday. ANI

Australia's Fairfax Media to slash 1,900 jobs over next three years
Australian publisher Fairfax Media Ltd. plans to slash 1900 jobs over the next three years to shrink its broadsheets into 'compact' tabloid formats. ANI

Sharp and Global Innovation Company Jointly Develop "Feel UX" User Interface for Smartphones
Sharp Corporation and leading global design and innovation firm frog* have collaborated in developing Feel UX, a new user interface for smartphones. This elegant user interface will be gradually adopted for use in Sharp's new line of smartphones, beginning with models introduced in the summer of 2012.Feel UX features a beautiful design with simple icons and layout ACN Newswire

Onyx Pharmaceuticals' Shorts Appear Focused on Upcoming Review
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX) is a ~3 billion dollar pharmaceutical company which has improved its prospects dramatically in the last two years leading to a doubling of its stock price.Now trading at about $46/share on the heels of analyst upgrades (like Merrill Lynch's ""Buy"" rating on June 8th), it may be look a bit expensive ACN Newswire

International Solar Energy Survey Reveals Consumer Optimism and Misperceptions #solsticeapplied
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"African Diamond" Offers Long-Term Promise
Hong Kong exports have been in the doldrums since the beginning of the year, mainly due to the unrelenting European Union debt crisis. The gradual recovery of the United States economy continues, but the country's economic indicators are yet to posta solid growth trend. The Chinese economy, the region's growth leader, has been losing some steam ACN Newswire

Imperva Report Highlights CAPTCHA Security Concerns
Media Contact:Clinton Karr(415) 432-2441Clinton.Karr@lewispulse.comAnti-automation Solutions Help Prevent Computer-assisted Tools and Crowd Sourcing from Bypassing Anti-Spam ServicesRedwood Shores, Calif., June 18, 2012 -Imperva, Inc ACN Newswire

Conax Launching Conax Xtend Multiscreen(TM) Solution at Communicasia with Partners Cubiware and MPS Broadband
Conax, global security specialist for video content distribution will be launching the new Conax Xtend Multiscreen(TM) solution to the Asia markets at Communicasia. The new solution, developed together with strategic partners Cubiware and MPS Broadband, will provide pay-TV operators with a groundbreaking, pre-integrated ecosystem ACN Newswire

Equity Bank of Kenya to Start JCB Merchant Acquiring in South Africa
Equity Bank, a major financial institution in Kenya, and JCB International (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB, the only global payment brand based in Japan, today announced that Equity Bank and JCBI have signed a merchant acquiring license agreement ACN Newswire

Verimatrix Selected to Secure YOU SCOD18's New Digital Cable Service
CommunicAsia -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that YOU SCOD18, a leading Indian Multi System Operator (MSO), has selected the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) architecture to provide revenue security for its new digital cable service. YOU SCOD18 Networking Pvt Ltd MarketWire

The Court at ThreeSixty by William Lyon Homes Selling Final Phase and Models
The final phase and professionally decorated models are now selling at The Court and buyers are urged to choose a favorite floorplan before it's too late MarketWire

Stacy Okuda Joins Hayes Martin Associates, Inc. as Account Coordinator
The award-winning advertising, marketing and public relations firm of Hayes Martin Associates, Inc. has announced the recent hiring of Stacy Okuda in the position of Account Coordinator. Bringing a solid and diverse background encompassing the fields of technology, business administration and marketing, Ms. Okuda will provide account coordination services to several of the agency's major clients MarketWire

Monterey Heights Home Built by Renowned Developer, Peter Stoneson on Market for First Time in 40 Years
340 Brentwood Avenue, a four-bedroom, 3,000+ sq. ft. home built by renowned developer Peter Stoneson in Monterey Heights, was last on the market in 1970 and 40 years later it's back with an asking price of $1,660,000. MarketWire

Adagio Ballet Completes State-of-the-Art Performance Theater
Just in time for the summer dance season, Adagio Ballet ( of Fairfax and Arlington, Virginia wishes to announce the completion of a new state-of-the-art performance area: their in-house black box theater. MarketWire

2XU Launches #iTRAIN2 Online Contest in Celebration of 2012 Tour de France
2XU has launched an online competition, #iTRAIN2, to coincide with the greatest annual cycling celebration, the Tour de France. MarketWire

Allied Electronics Recognized for Outstanding Product Growth
Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was recognized by Qualtek Electronics Corporation with the Outstanding Product Growth Award for 2011. Qualtek Electronics is one of the 300 trusted brands Allied is authorized to distribute. MarketWire

For Refreshing Summer Snacking Options, Stock Up on Tree Top
With summer quickly approaching, kids will be home for break before you know it. Parents will be looking for easy snack options for play dates, road trips and everyday activities, but stocking the pantry doesn't mean you have to compromise nutrition. Tree Top has compiled a list of delicious and convenient snack options to help you prepare for having youngsters at home over the summer months MarketWire

Pegasystems Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) and software for customer centricity, today announced a quarterly dividend of $0.03 per share, maintaining the company's current dividend program, payable on July 16, 2012 to shareholders of record as of July 2, 2012. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Webinar on June 20th to Provide Overview of September 24-25 CADWorx(R) & Analysis University 2012 Sessions
Intergraph will host a webinar on June 20, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. that will provide an overview of educational sessions to be offered at CADWorx & Analysis University 2012 (CAU2012) on September 24-25 in Houston, Texas MarketWire

Author Solutions' BookStub(TM) Service Helps E-Book Authors Build Audience
Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), the world leader in indie book publishing, today launched the BookStub, a revolutionary new e-book marketing product that provides authors with increased access to readers by enabling person-to-person e-book distribution, and new opportunities for publicity in the digital marketplace. MarketWire

Oracle Reports Q4 GAAP EPS Up 11% to 69 Cents; Q4 Non-GAAP EPS Up 10% to 82 Cents
Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) today announced fiscal 2012 Q4 GAAP total revenues were up 1% to $10.9 billion, while non-GAAP total revenues were up 1% to $11.0 billion. Both GAAP and non-GAAP new software license revenues were up 7% to $4.0 billion. Both GAAP and non-GAAP software license updates and product support revenues were up 5% to $4.2 billion MarketWire

Total Wine & More's Bellevue, Washington, Store to Open June 28th
Total Wine & More will officially open its first Washington state superstore in Bellevue on Thursday, June 28. Located at 699 120th Avenue, Northeast (formerly Larry's Market) in the Wilburton Crossing shopping center, this store marks the 81st location for the premier wine, beer and spirits retailer. Two additional stores are set to open in Tukwila and Spokane later this year. MarketWire

Laguna Art Museum Donates Four Outerbridge Photos to Festival of Arts
On Wednesday, June 13, Laguna Art Museum presented a gift to the Festival of Arts of four photographs by Paul Outerbridge, all previously owned by Laguna Art Museum. Malcolm Warner, executive director of Laguna Art Museum, and Janet Blake, curator of collections, presented the gift to Festival of Arts board president Fred Sattler; Tom Lamb, vice president; and Pat Kollenda, secretary. MarketWire

A Macy's Miracle, Says Museum CEO; Civil War Balloon to Take Flight With Last-Minute Helium Donation
When the CEO of the Genesee Country Village & Museum (GCV&M; set out last year to build and fly the world's first replica of a Civil War manned balloon -- the Intrepid -- little did he know his dream could collapse from a nationwide helium shortage MarketWire

Fire Up the Grill for Heart Health
(Family Features) Summer grilling season is here. Nearly half of all homeowners grill one to two times per week in the summer months, according to the Hearth, Patio and Barbeque Association. While it is tempting to cook hot dogs, burgers and steaks, it is possible to enjoy flavorful dishes that offer healthful benefits. MarketWire

FEC Complaint Filed Against U.S. Congressional Repulican Nominee Chris Stewart & Candidate Milt Hanks
A complaint was filed June 14, 2012 naming two U.S. Congressional candidates in Utah's 2nd District: Chris Stewart (currently the Republican nominee) and Milt Hanks of engaging in election fraud, allegedly collaborating in the mailing of an anonymous letter to state delegates, and falsely accusing four candidates of being involved in illegal activities and conspiring against Stewart. MarketWire

ATMI, Brooks Automation, Cohu, Entegris and 14 Other Companies Jointly Announce the Fourth Annual CEO Investor Summit 2012

inTEST, Intevac, LTX-Credence, Mattson Technology and 14 Other Companies Jointly Announce the Fourth Annual CEO Investor Summit 2012

ESI, FEI Company, FormFactor, FSI and 14 Other Companies Jointly Announce the Fourth Annual CEO Investor Summit 2012

MKS Instruments, Nanometrics, Nova Measuring Instruments and 15 Other Companies Jointly Announce the Fourth Annual CEO Investor Summit 2012

Rudolph Technologies, Ultra Clean Technology, Ultratech and 15 Other Companies Jointly Announce the Fourth Annual CEO Investor Summit 2012

STATS ChipPAC's Copper Wirebond Shipments Exceed One Billion Units
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading semiconductor test and advanced packaging service provider, today announced that it has reached the production milestone of one billion copper wirebond units shipped MarketWire

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. Purchases Capesize Vessel With Eight Year Charter
Navios Maritime Partners L.P. ("Navios Partners") (NYSE: NMM), an owner and operator of dry cargo vessels, announced today that it has purchased from Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. ("Navios Holdings") (NYSE: NM) the Navios Buena Ventura, a 2010 South-Korean-built Capesize vessel of 179,259 dwt for $67.5 million cash consideration of which $22.0 million are debt financing and the $45 MarketWire

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. Announces Sale of Navios Buena Ventura
Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. ("Navios Holdings") (NYSE: NM), a global, vertically integrated seaborne shipping and logistics company, announced today that it has sold the Navios Buena Ventura, a 2010-built Capesize vessel of 179,259 dwt, to Navios Maritime Partners L.P. ("Navios Partners") (NYSE: NMM) for a $67.5 million cash consideration. MarketWire

Axia Group (PINKSHEETS: AGIJ) Sees Growth Opportunity in Dubai Middle East
Axia Group's (PINKSHEETS: AGIJ) ( Collagenna Skin Care Products is pleased to announce that it will open its first International Clinic Concept in the Middle East (Dubai). MarketWire

Azzurro HD Chooses New Lightower Ultimate Media Platform for Fiber-Based Transport of HD Video

DoD Taps Florida's Premier Solar PV School for Veterans Training
The Department of Veterans Affairs has recently selected US Solar Institute (USSI) to help train its service members to safely install PV technology. As the country's first dedicated, licensed photovoltaic college to receive this distinction, USSI will play an important role in the post-service career training that has become a staple feature of the GI Bill. MarketWire

Perceptron(R) To Hold Users' Conference June 19 - 21 in Bad Wimpfen, Germany
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP) will hold a Users' Conference for its Automated Systems customers on June 19 - 21, 2012 in Bad Wimpfen, Germany. Registrants and speakers from over 20 automotive OEMs in ten countries have already committed to attend MarketWire

Estrella Damm, the Beer of Barcelona, Brings the Human Towers of Barcelona to New York City for the First Time
This week, the Human Towers of Barcelona are coming to the US to perform throughout New York City. The Human Towers are a three hundred year old tradition of building multi-story human towers called "castells." The great Human Towers perform at many Mediterranean town festivals and are one of the oldest and most spectacular traditions in Spain. MarketWire

Baja Mining's Disclosure Challenged by Louis Dreyfus
Baja Mining Corp. ("Baja") (TSX: BAJ)(OTCQX: BAJFF) announced today that Louis Dreyfus Commodities Metals Suisse, S.A. ("Dreyfus") has commenced litigation against it in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. MarketWire

Google, Groupon, and Other Key Leaders to Speak at Ticket Summit(R)
Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment and ticketing industry, today announced that its conference schedule will be expanded to include marketing and business development sessions. Participating companies include Google, Groupon, Increase Visibility, Media One Pro, and more MarketWire

ERPtips University Summer/Fall 2012 SAP Training Schedule Released
Klee Associates Inc. recently released the SAP training schedule for ERPtips University "Expand Your JDE Horizons" Summer/Fall 2012 session. The SAP training and education provider will be hosting classes in Longmont, Colorado, and virtually from September 4th through December 21st. MarketWire

Arotech's FAAC Incorporated Receives Contract for Air National Guard Boom Operator Simulator Systems Valued at up to $25.3 Million
FAAC Incorporated, part of Arotech Corporation's (NASDAQ: ARTX) Training and Simulation Division, has received a $25.3 million contract award for the design, development, production, and delivery of 17 Boom Operator Simulator Systems. This award, from the U.S MarketWire

BMO Experts Available To Comment on Latest Developments in the Eurozone
The situation in Europe will surely be at the top of the agenda at the G20 meetings taking place in Mexico today. MarketWire

$8 Million in New Projects Awarded to WPCS
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has announced that it has received approximately $8 million in new projects. MarketWire

China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited States That Its Policy Is Not to Comment on Unusual Market Activity
China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSE MKT: CNR) (the "Company") states that its policy is not to comment on unusual market activity MarketWire

Netwatch USA Honored by Irish Echo as Top Irish-American Company
Netwatch USA, a remote visual monitoring company, was recognized as a top company having significant operations in the U.S. and Ireland by the Irish Echo, the largest Irish-American newspaper in the U.S MarketWire

Agency People: UMarketing New York Taps Tania Sochurek as Group Account Director
UMarketing, the accountable communications company (, announced today that its New York office has added Tania Sochurek to its UMarketing New York account management team to lead development on several of its integrated advertising and marketing accounts. Sochurek most recently served as senior account director at Euro RSCG Worldwide in New York. MarketWire

Apartment Guide Bolsters Social Media Solution Suite

Qualstar Announces Expandable Rack Mount Tape Libraries
Qualstar® Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), today announced a significant enhancement for its popular RLS family of rack mount tape libraries. The RLS-8350 and RLS-8500 rack-optimized libraries can now be easily expanded by users to increase capacity up to four times MarketWire

DT Interpreting Launches New Website
Deaf-Talk, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MGQG), dba DT Interpreting (DTI), the industry leader in on-demand video sign language interpreting, today announced the launch of its new website. The site features expanded investor relations pages, updated company detail and improved access to service and product information for current and potential customers MarketWire

Iroquois County Land to Sell in July 20 Auction
Approximately 605 acres of productive farmland in Iroquois County, Ill., will sell at auction Friday, July 20, with Murray Wise Associates marketing the property and managing the auction. MarketWire

Newly Published InsideView eBook, "The Six Tenets of Social Selling," Defines Social Strategies for Sales Professionals
InsideView, the only social selling provider to reveal the person behind the contact, today unveiled the industry's first social selling guide, designed to educate and align sales organizations behind social selling strategies and tactics. The e-book, "The Six Tenets of Social Selling," is available now on the company's Social Selling University site MarketWire

Judicial Watch Sues ATF for Fast and Furious Records Detailing Communications Between ATF and Obama White House Official
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (No MarketWire

Sensors Expo & Conference Delivered the Most Comprehensive Sensors Education Program and Largest Showcase of Sensors and Sensing Technologies
Over 4,000 engineers, scientists and industry professionals from around the world gathered at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL June 6-7, for the Sensors Expo & Conference, the leading event in North America focused exclusively on sensors and sensor-integrated systems. MarketWire

Fidelity Bank Elects New Board Member at Annual Meeting
At Fidelity Bank's annual meeting at the Four Points Sheraton Leominster, R. Joseph Salois was elected to the bank's board of directors. Salois is president and owner of Atlas Distributing, Auburn, Mass. A Sutton, Mass., resident, he is affiliated with several nonprofit organizations MarketWire

AdColony Achieves Record Mobile Video Business Growth, Installs Top Technology and Sales Leadership and Opens New Offices
AdColony, the leading mobile video solution provider, today announced over 10X mobile video business growth during the last two quarters, the addition of key management team members from Apple and Plasmaworks, and the expansion of new offices. MarketWire

Bay Area News Group Showcases RedSeal Networks Among the Top 10 Workplaces for 2012
RedSeal Networks, the leading provider of proactive enterprise security management solutions, further cemented its bellwether status atop the IT security industry sector today in being named as one of the Bay Area's Top Workplaces for 2012 by The Bay Area News Group (BANG). MarketWire

Stakool, Inc. CEO Conducts Online Interview to Discuss Current Operations and Market Value
Stakool, Inc. (OTCQB: STKO) (OTCBB: STKO), a Florida-based corporation, a supplier of natural and organic and health and wellness products, announced Mr. Peter Hellwig, the President and CEO of Stakool, Inc., conducted an online interview to discuss current operations, share structure, and relationship with seven-time Olympic medalist Shannon Miller as company spokesperson. MarketWire

Nginx, Inc. Consulted for Netflix "Open Connect" Initiative
Nginx, Inc., the commercial arm of Open source Web server developer NGINX, today announced that it helped develop the technology for Open Connect, the Netflix content delivery initiative. MarketWire

AssetWorks Introduces AiM(TM) 6.0, Extending Market Leadership With Substantial System Enhancements
AssetWorks, a leader in Intelligent Workplace Management(SM), today announced the availability of AiM™ 6.0, the latest release of the company's flagship Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS). Incorporating numerous customer-driven enhancements, AiM 6 MarketWire

Verivo Software and Forrester Research to Host Enterprise Mobility and HTML5 Webinar
What app development method is best for the enterprise: native, hybrid or HTML5? In reality, there is no easy answer to this question. The choice most appropriate for your business depends on what value you would want the app to deliver to your employees and customers. MarketWire

Supertel Hospitality, Inc. Announces Sale of Tampa, Florida Masters Inn
Supertel Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPR), a real estate investment trust (REIT), today announced that it closed on the sale of a Masters Inn in Tampa, Florida on June 15, 2012, at a sale price of $2.05 million. The hotel was purchased in May 2007 and was no longer classified as a core holding for the REIT as it lacked a national brand affiliation MarketWire

Addex to Present Phase 2a Dipraglurant Data at Movement Disorder Society's International Congress
Addex Therapeutics / Addex to Present Phase 2a Dipraglurant Data atMovement Disorder Society's International Congress. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Ohr Pharmaceutical to Present at the 2012 BIO International Convention
Ohr Pharmaceutical Inc. (OTCBB: OHRP) announced today that Dr. Irach B. Taraporewala, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview at the 2012 BIO International Convention taking place in Boston, MA from June 18-21, 2012. Dr MarketWire

Canarc Grants Stock Options
Canarc Resource Corp. (TSX: CCM)(OTCBB: CRCUF)(FRANKFURT: CAN) announces that it has granted 1.46 million incentive stock options to directors, officers and employees of the Company. MarketWire

Duck(R) Brand Announces Top 10 Winners for 12th Annual Stuck at Prom(R) Scholarship Contest
For the past three months, budding designers and crafty fashionistas in high schools across North America have devoted hundreds of hours -- and even more rolls of Duck Tape® -- creating fabulous do-it-yourself prom outfits for an unforgettable prom night. Now it's time to see the best of the bunch! MarketWire

Grouplove Goes to #1; LA-Based Quintet's Hit Single "Tongue Tied" Tops the Modern Rock Chart; Band Performs "Tongue Tied" on NBC's Tonight Show With Jay Leno Tomorrow Night; Performance on NBC's Today Set for July 9
Canvasback Music/Atlantic recording artists Grouplove have secured the #1 spot on the Modern Rock radio chart with their hit single, "Tongue Tied." The Los Angeles based band will be performing "Tongue Tied" on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno tomorrow night, and NBC's Today on July 9th. MarketWire

Accounting and Consulting Firm MBAF ERE Changes Name
MBAF ERE, a New York-based accounting and consulting firm servicing the Tri-State area, announced that the firm will operate under the MBAF brand, one of the top 40 accounting and consulting firms in the nation, well-known for its personalized service, strong industry expertise and broad practice areas MarketWire

Fisherville Mill and Mill Villages Park to Be Showcased in Grafton
State and local officials gathered here Thursday for the opening of Mill Villages Park, marking the latest chapter in a project that represents the combined vision and effort of local community leaders, government officials, and citizens interested in reclaiming and restoring one of Blackstone Valley's most beautiful areas. MarketWire

Bombardier Aerospace to Establish its Moroccan Facility in the Greater Casablanca Region
Further to the announcement last November of its decision to establish a manufacturing facility in Morocco, Bombardier Aerospace confirmed today that it has signed an agreement with Midparc Investment S.A., a Moroccan property holding and management company, to purchase from them the land required for its new plant in the Midparc Casablanca Free Zone, in Nouaceur. MarketWire

Stonyfield Food Superheroes Campaign Helps Food Lovers Tap Into Their Superpowers
Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, and the Avengers: there's a national obsession with super human greatness. Now Americans take their love of superheroes to the supermarket. MarketWire

Covanta Energy Commences Operation of a First-of-Its-Kind Metal Recycling System for Energy-From-Waste Facilities in North America
Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, announced today the inaugural operation of a new metal recycling system at its Energy-from-Waste (EfW) Facility in Fairfax County, VA MarketWire

Seabridge Gold Acquires Shares of Banks Island Gold Ltd. Under Option Agreement
Seabridge Gold Inc. (TSX: SEA)(NYSE: SA) of Toronto, Ontario, announced today that it has acquired ownership and control of 4,000,000 common shares (the "BOZ Shares") of Banks Island Gold Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BOZ) ("Banks Island") by private issuance upon entering into an Option Agreement with Banks Island in respect of Seabridge Gold's Red Mountain Project MarketWire

AlliedBarton Security Services' Jerold Ramos Joins the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve's Employer Advisory Council
AlliedBarton Security Services' Jerold Ramos, manager, talent acquisition, has joined the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve's Kansas City, MO, area Employer Advisory Council. The Council will work with Missouri employers, such as AlliedBarton, to help Missouri Reservists and National Guardsmen, their families and caregivers, find employment opportunities. MarketWire

AIAA Recognizes Aurora Employees
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) recently recognized two Aurora Flight Sciences employees for their accomplishments in the aerospace profession. MarketWire

Nationwide Biweekly Administration Has a Heart for the Community
Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greene County, Ohio is a non-profit organization that shelters and helps families get back on the right path of maintaining their livelihood. Interfaith Hospitality Network helps in the development of network operations MarketWire

LISI Goes Live With ON24
ON24, Inc., the global leader in webcasting and virtual event solutions, today announced that LISI, a leading general agent for insurance companies, has implemented the ON24 Virtual Briefing Center solution for the LISI Academy, a broker enablement and training portal for its clients and business partners MarketWire

Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition Announces Winners for 2012
It was the rise of the Rieslings at the 2012 Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition. The white wine made a huge impact with nine earning 95 points or higher (making it the highest ranking varietal), and many taking best of class. Judged in May using a point system instituted last year, the wine competition saw nearly 3,300 international wines tasted MarketWire

Rob Zombie's Mondo Sex Head
On August 7, 2012, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release Rob Zombie's Mondo Sex Head, featuring new and unique remixes of Rob Zombie classics by some of today's top DJs, including KoRn's Jonathan "JDevil" Davis, Photek, the Bloody Beetroots, Drumcorps and Ki:Theory. Mondo Sex Head was curated and executive produced by Jason Bentley, Music Director at L.A MarketWire

The Next Generation of the Unity Game Engine Unveiled
Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, is excited to announce Unity 4, the next generation of the Unity development platform MarketWire

Chuao Chocolatier Tantalizes With Maple Bacon Bar, Teases With Ravishing Rocky Road
Chuao Chocolatier, an award-winning chocolate company known for blending unique flavors, today unveiled the much-anticipated Maple Bacon and Ravishing Rocky Road bars at the 58th annual Summer Fancy Food Show (Booth #3741) MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Launches Fully Integrated Proximity and Ambient Light Optical Sensor With 16-Bit Resolution
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced a new fully integrated proximity and ambient light optical sensor with the industry's lowest height of 0.8 mm. The VCNL4020 combines an IR emitter, a photo-pin-diode for proximity, an ambient light detector, a signal processing IC, and a 16-bit ADC in one small 4.8 mm x 2.3 mm x 0.8 mm rectangular leadless (LLP) package MarketWire

Media Advisory: MdBio Foundation to Preview Serious Game at BIO 2012 Convention
Attendees of the 2012 BIO International Convention are invited to experience and play one of the many teaching elements from Survival!, a serious game that teaches students about biology, heredity and genetics. Survival! is the first of six educational video games planned for the groundbreaking MdBioSphere™ serious gaming platform developed by MdBio Foundation, Inc MarketWire

Aeroports de Montreal, Bombardier Aerospace and Porter Airlines Kick-Off ICAO Flightpath to a Sustainable Future
Aeroports de Montreal (ADM), Bombardier Aerospace and Porter Airlines today joined forces to launch the inaugural flight of a series of biofuel flights which will deliver Raymond Benjamin, the Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to Rio de Janeiro for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) MarketWire

Fima Inc. Announces Participation in Ghana Gold Project
Fima (PINKSHEETS: FIMA) has entered into an agreement to fund Warwick Mineral Resources Ltd. ("Warwick"), a Ghanaian company to expand and develop the company's operations in Ghana, West Africa. Warwick is a Canadian/Ghanaian owned mining company, licensed by the Government of Ghana as a Mineral Services Provider. To date Warwick has invested a total of $1,600,000 in its current project MarketWire

Tullett Prebon Information Signs Partnership Agreement With Dion Global Solutions
Tullett Prebon Information, one of the leading global suppliers of over-the-counter (OTC) financial data, has signed a multi-year partnership with Dion Global Solutions (Dion), one of the world's leading software products and information services provider for financial markets globally MarketWire

Coda Octopus Group, Inc. Second Quarter Results
Coda Octopus Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CDOC) announced last Friday its unaudited financial results for Q2 fiscal year 2012 following completion of the first phase of the restructuring of the Group over the previous two years. MarketWire

Active Power to Deploy Critical Backup Power System to One of the Largest Collocation Data Centers in China
Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of continuous power and infrastructure solutions, will deploy its high efficiency CleanSource UPS (uninterruptible power supply) system at one of the largest collocation data center facilities in China later this year. MarketWire

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With endless blogs and stock picking services on the internet, it's difficult finding top-notch trading ideas. More than likely, a service with a long, proven history of success would be a key criteria. fits the bill. Since 1998, has helped investors navigate the ups and downs with an extremely impressive track record MarketWire

Xtreme Oil & Gas Successfully Completes Hydraulic Fracturing at Oil Field Properties in Kansas
Xtreme Oil & Gas, Inc. (OTCQB: XTOG) (OTCBB: XTOG), an independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, announced today the completion of initial Hydraulic Fracturing operations at the 8,500 acre property in Kansas. MarketWire

Peoplefluent Vendor Management System Version 6.0 Adds Enhanced User Experience
Peoplefluent™, offering a unique combination of best-of-breed mobile and SaaS suite solutions for Talent Management, Vendor Management and Workforce Compliance and Diversity, today announced the general availability of the latest version of its Vendor Management System, VMS 6.0. Consistent with the Company's global Recruitment Management System (RMS), Peoplefluent VMS 6 MarketWire

Picture Yourself as Someone Else With Funny New Face Craze! App
Ever wonder what you'd look like if you were somebody else... if you were born in another part of the world... or you were a different sex? Well, stop wondering -- there is finally an app for that. Face Craze! is the new entertainment application from CJE APPS that allows users to take a photo of themselves or others and transform their face into a whole new look MarketWire

New Cosmetic and General Buckhead Dentist Office Opens, Catering to Dental Fears, a leading provider of general and cosmetic dentistry services in the Atlanta area wants to announce the opening of its new Buckhead dentist office. Like the Roswell location, the dental office on Maple Drive has a spa-like feel and offers wide array of general and cosmetic dental services for the whole family. MarketWire

High-Tech Leaders Focus on IP Protection Strategies at AGMA Member Conference
AGMA, a non-profit organization and the largest group solely focused on intellectual property (IP) protection in the high-tech industry, recently held their annual member forum MarketWire

Wilbur-Ellis Company Supports Drift Reduction Technology
Wilbur-Ellis Company, in conjunction with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), contributed funding for a drift tunnel system at the UNL West Central Research and Extension Center at North Platte MarketWire

Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. Announces Purchase of 12 Residences
Assisted Living Concepts, Inc MarketWire

Accomplished Professional Services Executive Joins Resolvit, LLC to Lead Firm's Strategic and Tactical Business Development
Resolvit, LLC, an information technology (IT) and business management solutions provider, today introduced Keith Smith as the fast-moving firm's newest partner and northeast region managing director. Smith will be responsible for new business acquisition, revenue and profit generation, senior client relationship management and new solutions and services offerings. MarketWire

The Lightstone Group Pushes Into the New York Market
The Lightstone Group, a national real estate developer, is now expanding in New York City. The privately held REIT recently tapped New York developer Dennis Freed to oversee three upcoming New York projects and its citywide efforts. MarketWire

UPDATE: Monetate Opens London Office to Meet Demand From EMEA Companies
Monetate, a leader in online marketing technologies, today announced the opening of a London office to service the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) markets. The operation will be under the leadership of Mike Harris, Monetate's Vice President, EMEA. MarketWire

Medecision: A New Day for Liberating Healthcare at AHIP Institute 2012
Booth 1138 -- Medecision, Inc., the leading provider of healthcare management solutions, will showcase stories of healthcare liberation at the America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute 2012, June 20-22 MarketWire

American Defense Systems, Inc. Board of Directors to Review Unsolicited Tender Offer From Armor Defense Systems, Inc.
American Defense Systems, Inc. ("ADSI" or the "Company") (OTCQB: ADFS) (PINKSHEETS: ADFS), a leading provider of advanced transparent and opaque armor, architectural hardening and security products for Defense and Homeland Security, today confirmed that Armor Defense Systems, Inc MarketWire

SilverSun Technologies Completes Asset Purchase of Chicago-Based Hightower
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT), a preferred source for best-of-breed mid-market software applications and expert professional consulting services, today announced that the Company has completed the asset purchase of HighTower, Inc., a leading Chicago-based reseller of Sage software applications and a publisher of proprietary business management software enhancements MarketWire

New Resource Document Aims at Guiding Anesthesia Graduates Through the Recruitment Process
Somnia Anesthesia, a leading national anesthesia practice management company, has announced a new resource document which guides newly-graduated anesthesiologists and certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) through the first steps of launching an anesthesia career MarketWire

Sweetwater Resources Announces US $600,000 Non-Broker Private Placement
Sweetwater Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Sweetwater") (OTCBB: SWTR) is pleased to announce the closing of a non-brokered private placement of 1,200,000 common shares at US $0.50 per share for gross proceeds equaling $600,000 with a warrant priced at $0.75 per share to purchase 1,200,000 shares MarketWire

.Biz Builder Magazine Reaches 137,000+ Readers in Two Weeks -- New E-Magazine to Follow Popular June Debut With July Focus on Olympics and Branding, the global online community bringing together buyers and sellers of PR and integrated marketing communications services, announced that its debut June issue of ".Biz Builder Magazine" has reached 137,219 active readers in just two weeks MarketWire

The Brooklyn Health Information Exchange (BHIX) Partners With New York eHealth Collaborative to Facilitate the Statewide Health Information Network for New York

IZEA's Staree Garners 1.1 Million Visits in First 30 Days
IZEA, Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA) (PINKSHEETS: IZEA), the world leader in Social Media Sponsorship, today announced that its newest platform, Staree, reached over one million visits since its official launch on May 17. The site attracted visitors from over 170 different countries with 71 percent of traffic coming from the U.S. and five percent from Canada. MarketWire

Tara Minerals Outlines Aggressive Production and Exploration Plan
Tara Minerals Corp. (OTCBB: TARM) (BERLIN: 6T3) is pleased to announce it is implementing an aggressive path for growth with near-term iron ore production as its initial focus. This aggressive time line is now possible through the leverage of up to $35.6 million to be received from the sale of the Picacho concessions to Yamana Gold Inc. An initial payment of $7 MarketWire

New York eHealth Collaborative Selects InterSystems HealthShare
InterSystems Corporation, a global leader in software for connected care, today announced that the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) has chosen InterSystems HealthShare™ as the technology foundation for health information exchange (HIE) for the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY). MarketWire

Bosch Appliances Featured in the Vision House(R) in INNOVENTIONS Presented by Green Builder(R) Media
Furthering its commitment to sustainable living, Bosch home appliances is participating in the VISION House® in INNOVENTIONS, a green show home exhibit located in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® at the Walt Disney World® Resort MarketWire

Dave Holly Joins Bilcare Global Clinical Supplies as Senior Project Manager, IVR/IWR Services
Bilcare Global Clinical Supplies, a single source provider for global clinical supplies and services, has added Dave Holly as Senior Project Manager, IVR/IWR Services. Dave has over twenty years of extensive experience in providing eClinical technologies to the pharmaceutical industries. MarketWire

Vanoil Announces Strategic Partnership and $20M Non-Brokered Private Placement
Vanoil Energy Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: VEL) ("Vanoil" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the formation of a strategic partnership with Global Mining Management Corporation ("GMM"), a private Vancouver-based company that provides management services for Ivanhoe Capital Corporation, Ivanhoe Energy Inc. and Rowena Energy Inc., among others MarketWire

Wear It! Oswego Fish with a Pro Sweepstakes Entry Deadline Approaches
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

EncounterCare Forms New Subsidiary CyberCare Health Network
EncounterCare Solutions (PINKSHEETS: ECSL) announced today that it has formed a new subsidiary CyberCare Health Network, Inc. (CHN) CyberCare Health Network will focus on managing the Healthcare initiatives of EncounterCare Solutions MarketWire

Serabi Gold Plc ("Serabi" or the "Company") Results of Annual General Meeting
Serabi Gold plc (AIM: SRB) (TSX: SBI) (TSX: SBI.WT), the Brazilian-focused gold exploration and development company, announces that at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 18 June 2012, shareholders approved all the ordinary and special resolutions proposed in the notice of meeting dated 9 May 2012. MarketWire

AirTouch Announces Product Launch of Their SmartLinX(TM) Super Router in the U.S. With TeleDynamics Through Retail Network
AirTouch Communications (OTCQB: ATCH) (OTCBB: ATCH) (, a supplier of innovative wireless telecommunications devices, today announced that TeleDynamics (, an award-winning wholesale supplier of telecommunications products to leading retailers since 1981, intends to distribute SmartLinX™ product throughout retail outlets in the United States. MarketWire

dotCloud Announces Unlimited Sandbox Development and Elastic Pricing That Allows Developers to Deploy Applications for as Little as $5 a Month
dotCloud announced today the availability of dotCloud Sandbox, dotCloud Live, dotCloud Enterprise, three new "flavors" of development environments that provide unlimited development, elastic pricing, and the ability to scale applications with enterprise-class service and support all through a single account MarketWire

Money360 -- The First Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Real Estate Lending Marketplace -- Announces Nationwide Expansion
Money360, Inc. ( announced today a nationwide expansion of the first peer-to-peer (P2P) real estate lending marketplace. More than $500 million is currently available to lend through registered private lenders across the nation seeking to make commercial and residential loans. MarketWire

BIOLASE Waterlase iPlus(TM) All-Tissue Dental Laser System Wins Awards for High-Tech Innovation and Medical Design
BIOLASE, Inc MarketWire

SpectraScience Signs Europe and Middle East Distribution Agreement With PENTAX for the WavSTAT Optical Biopsy System
SpectraScience, Inc. (OTCQB: SCIE), a San Diego-based medical device company, has signed an exclusive five-year agreement with PENTAX Europe GmbH to distribute its WavSTAT Optical Biopsy System for use in colorectal cancer screening and diagnosis MarketWire

Simulmedia and TiVo Inc. Expand Set-Top-Box Data Partnership
Simulmedia, a targeted television advertising company, today announced that TiVo Inc., a leader in advanced television services and advertising solutions for digital video recorders (DVRs), has expanded its partnership with Simulmedia. MarketWire

Calendar of Events - Report Highlights General Motors Company and NCR Corporation
Today, announced new reports highlighting General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) and NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at MarketWire

Calendar of Events - Report Highlights Abercrombie & Fitch Co. and Saks Inc
Today, announced new reports highlighting Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) and Saks Inc (NYSE: SKS). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at MarketWire

Calendar of Events - Report Highlights CenturyLink, Inc. and American Eagle Outfitters
Today, announced new reports highlighting CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at MarketWire

Calendar of Events - Report Highlights, inc. and Frontier Communications Corp
Today, announced new reports highlighting, inc. (NYSE: CRM) and Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ: FTR). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at MarketWire

Salem Communications to Join Russell 3000 Index
Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, today announced that it is set to join the Russell 3000® Index when Russell Investments reconstitutes its comprehensive set of U.S MarketWire

Chain Electric Company Recapitalized by Cotton Creek Capital in Support of Continued Growth
Chain Electric Company and Cotton Creek Capital Management II, LLC are pleased to announce the recapitalization of Chain Electric in support of the Company's continued growth and geographic expansion MarketWire

Versatile Communications Sponsors the 13th Annual Doug Flutie, Jr. Tournament of Legends
Versatile Communications Inc., an accomplished consulting company helping organizations solve business problems through technology integration, continues to show their commitment to giving back to the community by being a corporate sponsor for the Annual Doug Flutie, Jr. Tournament of Legends. MarketWire

AudienceScience Appoints Ad Tech Veteran Mike Peralta as President
AudienceScience®, a global digital marketing technology company, today announced the appointment of Mike Peralta as president. In his role, Peralta will oversee sales, marketing and business development, with a primary focus on ensuring the successful adoption of the AudienceScience Gateway® technology platform for clients MarketWire

AMREL COTS Handheld Used for OCU & Payload Controller at Robot Rodeo
American Reliance, Inc. (AMREL) announced that their superlight, atom-based handheld, the ROCKY DB6, will be used as a payload controller and Operator Control Unit to demonstrate autonomous functions at the Robot Rodeo. MarketWire

Deep Value Expands Connectivity Through Partnership With Telx
Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud computing enablement services and data center solutions, today announced an expanded strategic partnership with Deep Value, a global leader in algorithmic trading strategies. Deep Value, already leveraging Telx's data center at 111 8th Ave MarketWire

Mergers & Acquisitions in Real Estate Brokerage: Free Webinar Helps Weigh the Options
What's next? Many real estate brokerage owners have worked hard to keep their heads above water and now that the real estate seas are calming, they're wondering what the future holds in store. MarketWire

Sourcefire Delivers Information Superiority to Protect the Mobile Enterprise
Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE), a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced new advancements for delivering increased visibility and control to help enterprises protect against advanced threats that result from mobility and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) challenges MarketWire

Computerworld Announces the Best Places to Work in Information Technology 2012 List
IDG's Computerworld, the IT media brand dedicated to providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results, announces the organizations named to the Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT 2012 list. For 19 years, the Computerworld editorial team has ranked the top 100 work environments for technology professionals MarketWire

AIVN Updates Shareholders
American International Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB: AIVN) (OTCQB: AIVN) is especially happy to update its shareholders with the results of the recent board of directors meeting held on June 15, 2012. MarketWire U.S. Oil Production Explodes as AGR Tools Inc. Stands to Benefit Big, the U.S. leader in equity reports, offers quality reports to investors looking for the most undervalued companies in the market. Premier Equity Reports provides its subscribers with timely information and exclusive analysis on U.S. companies with substantial upside potential. Premier Equity Reports is the #1 free financial newsletter in the industry MarketWire

Government Plans to Renew DigitalGlobe EnhancedView Service Level Agreement for Option Year 3
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, has been informed by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) that it plans to exercise DigitalGlobe's Service Level Agreement (SLA) for the EnhancedView contract for the entirety of option year three, which begins on September 1, 2012 and continues through August 31, 2013 MarketWire

GRNE Reports Record Salons Revenue for May of $261,038; Up 14.67% Over May 2011
Green Endeavors, Inc. (OTCQB: GRNE) (PINKSHEETS: GRNE), a majority owned subsidiary of Nexia Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NXHD), announced record May revenue growth. MarketWire

BioVentrix Announces Newly Elected Members to Board of Directors
BioVentrix, the developer of minimally invasive therapies for the treatment of heart failure, announced the election of Mr. George J. Fazio and Mr. Steven J. Healy to its board of directors at the recent annual meeting held in New York City. MarketWire

WPC Discusses HITECH Compliance and Innovation at AHIP Institute
WHAT: Eric Mueller, services president, WPC, and Hector Rodriguez, industry chief technology strategist at Microsoft, will co-present an educational session titled "What's Missing from Your Security and Compliance Efforts?" at America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute 2012 MarketWire

Cooltrax Fresh inTransit(R) Helps Schwan's Global Supply Chain, Inc. to Maintain Superior Food Freshness
Cooltrax, provider of real-time cold chain tracking and monitoring solutions for temperature-sensitive products and mobile assets, today announced that Schwan's Global Supply Chain, Inc. ("Global Supply") has selected Cooltrax Fresh inTransit® to equip its private fleet of refrigerated trailers with real-time reefer management. MarketWire

Saudi Food and Drug Authority Expands Appian BPM Program
Appian, the global innovator in enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software, today announced that the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has expanded its use of the Appian BPM Suite. The SFDA initially deployed its Medical Devices National Registration System on the Appian platform MarketWire

Andiamo Announces First Ever Net Income Profitable Quarter
Andiamo Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ANDI), a prolific smartphone App development company, released its financial statements for the period ending April 30, 2012. The report was filed and is available at the link listed below. MarketWire

Elephant Talk Set to Join Russell Global Index
Elephant Talk Communications Corp. (NYSE MKT: ETAK) (NYSE Amex: ETAK) (www.elephanttalk MarketWire

Advanced Catheter Therapies Selects Hatch Medical for Technology Brokerage
Advanced Catheter Therapies, Inc. (ACT), ( today announced that it has contracted with Hatch Medical, L.L.C. ( to assist with licensing the company's lead vascular catheter product. MarketWire

ServiceSource Delivers 90% Renewal of Recurring Service Revenue for Good Technology
ServiceSource® (NASDAQ: SREV), the global leader in Service Revenue Management (SRM), today announced that it has helped customer, Good Technology, the leading provider of secure and managed enterprise mobility and collaboration tools for a range of mobile devices, increase its renewal of recurring service revenue, maintenance and support contracts to over 90 percent in the past year. MarketWire

AGR Tools Inc. Begins Due Diligence on the Paul Lease and Announces Conference Call
AGR Tools Inc (or "AGR" or the "Company") (OTCQB: AGRT)(OTCBB: AGRT) would like to inform Shareholders that: MarketWire

Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd.: Goldstream Mill Purchase Completed
Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd MarketWire

TP-LINK's New JetStream(TM) Gigabit L2 Managed PoE Switch Packs High-Performance, Advanced Features Ideal for Small-to-Mid-Sized Business Networking
TP-LINK (, a global provider of networking products, today announced its new JetStream™ Gigabit L2 Managed Power over Ethernet (PoE) Switch, offering businesses the ability to manage entire network platforms from a single interface, and be able to easily add new data, voice, video, and wireless applications as business evolves MarketWire

Georgetown Corp. Establishes Wholly Owned Subsidiary, Synergy Oil Tool & Supply LLC, to Sell Products to Energy Sector and Launches New Corporate Website

Avatier Launches New Corporate Website
Avatier Corporation, the most innovative identity, access and risk management solutions company in the world, kicked off a new marketing program today with the launch of a completely redesigned website The site features a clean modern look, with larger graphics, more product and solution detail, and a significant upgrade in social media utilization. MarketWire

Zayo Announces Early Tender Results of Cash Tender Offer and Related Consent Solicitation
Zayo Group, LLC and Zayo Capital, Inc. (collectively, "Zayo") announced today that in connection with their cash tender offer and consent solicitation (the "Tender Offer") for any and all of their $350 million outstanding aggregate principal amount of 10.25% Senior Secured First-Priority Notes due 2017 (the "Notes"), as of 5:00 p.m MarketWire

PCS Announces STEM Academy Partnership Progress
PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. (OTCBB: PCSV), a leading provider of K-16 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today announced a progress update on their partnership with The STEM Academy MarketWire

Canadian Feature Film LUCKY 7 Premieres at 15th Shanghai International Film Festival
Winner of the Audience Choice Award at the Hamilton Film Festival, the independently produced Canadian feature film LUCKY 7 by boomerang films inc. announces its International Premiere at the 15th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) June 2012. MarketWire

Lantronix xPrintServer Wins 19th Annual High-Tech Innovation Award for Product Innovation
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced its patent-pending xPrintServer™ iOS printing solution was selected as the winner for Product Innovation in Hardware at the TechAmerica Orange County High-Tech Innovation Awards MarketWire

D2 Technologies and Sequans Communications Showcase New Reference Solution for Mobile 4G VoLTE at Mobile Asia Expo
(Mobile Asia Expo 2012) - D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, is unveiling a new System on a Chip (SoC) solution for mobile 4G Voice over LTE (VoLTE) in partnership with Sequans Communications, one of the world's greatest innovators in 4G chipsets MarketWire

AdMedia Partners With AdSafe Media for Brand Safety Assurance
AdMedia, the leading provider of performance-based digital advertising solutions, today announced a new partnership with AdSafe Media, the leading provider of preventative brand protection and campaign performance data for digital advertising. The partnership will ensure the quality and brand safety of AdMedia's networks for their users and advertisers. MarketWire

Epitec Unveils New Corporate Identity
Epitec, one of the nation's largest minority-owned IT staffing and technology services providers unveils a new corporate identity. "As part of our strategic plan, we are pleased to roll out our new name and corporate logo," said Josie Sheppard, President. "We have shortened our name to simply 'Epitec MarketWire

Green Hills Software Partners With Tuxera for Interoperable File Systems
Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, and Tuxera, Inc., the leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across devices, today announced that the companies have partnered to extend Tuxera file system support to Green Hills Software INTEGRITY® RTOS customers MarketWire

CaroTrans Expands Global Network With Launch of New Office in Europe
CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announced the opening of a new CaroTrans branch in Le Havre, France. This new hub office in Europe creates the foundation for future growth and supports CaroTrans' overall network of global operations MarketWire

Agencies Accelerate TASER X2 Adoption
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced several orders from large agencies for more than 2,500 TASER® X2™ electronic control devices (ECDs) and more than 240 TASER X26™ ECDs. MarketWire

PTGi Set to Join Russell 3000 Index
Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (PTGi) (NYSE: PTGI), a global facilities-based integrated provider of advanced telecommunications products and services, is set to join the broad-market Russell 3000® Index when Russell Investments reconstitutes its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes on June 25, as confirmed by the June 15 list of additions posted on www.russell MarketWire

Grupo TMM Announces New Ticker Symbol
Grupo TMM, S.A.B. (OTC: GTMAY) (BMV: TMM A) ("TMM" or the "Company"), a Mexican intermodal transportation and logistics company, announced today that on June 5, 2012, the Company filed a Form 25 with the SEC to complete the delisting of its American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") on the New York Stock Exchange, which became effective after the close of trading on June 15, 2012 MarketWire

First Midwest Bank Welcomes Thomas M. Prame as Head of Retail Banking
First Midwest Bank today announced that Thomas M. Prame has joined the bank as Executive Vice President and Director of Retail Banking. MarketWire

Sobi issues 5-year SEK 600m bond
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi) issuesa 5-year SEK 600 million seniorunsecured bond. The bond has a floating interest of 3 months Stibor + 500bpswith maturity in 2017. MarketWire

FastFunds Financial Corporation Announces 3:1 Stock Dividend for Shareholders of Record as of June 18, 2012
FastFunds Financial Corporation (OTCBB: FFFC). MarketWire

GeoEdge Sponsors AdMonsters 2012 EU Publisher Forum in Vienna
EU Publisher Forum -- GeoEdge Ltd., the largest proxy network in the world, today announced its participation in the AdMonsters EU Publisher Forum in Vienna from June 17 - 20th, 2012. GeoEdge is a Silver Sponsor of this conference and will demonstrate its groundbreaking ad visibility technology for online publishers looking to streamline advertising operations and enforce ad compliance. MarketWire

Cellceutix Preparing for Phase 2 Clinical Trials With New Psoriasis Drug

Implant Sciences Adds Top Industry Executive and Former TSA Security Director as General Manager for the Americas
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced that it has attracted a top-performing sales leader in the explosives trace detection (ETD) industry. Todd Swearingen has been appointed General Manager for the Americas MarketWire

Sonics Selected by Toshiba for Next-Generation Product Development
Sonics, Inc.®, the world's number one supplier of on-chip communications IP, today announced it collaborated with Toshiba Corporation Semiconductor & Storage Products Company "Toshiba" for next-generation product development in embedded multimedia and automotive SoC designs MarketWire

OnX Enterprise Solutions Appoints Tom Wagner to Lead Sales in U.S. Western Region
OnX Enterprise Solutions, a leading global provider of enterprise data center solutions, today announced the appointment of Tom Wagner as Senior Vice President of the United States Western Region. Wagner will be responsible for Sales, Operations and Channel Partner Relations in the Western U.S. and will report directly to Enza Alexander, OnX EVP and GM, U.S. MarketWire

Specops Software Appoints New CEO and Expands North American Presence
Specops Software, a global innovation leader in desktop management and password management software, today announced the appointment of Marcus Kaber as Chief Executive Officer. The company also announced today that it has further expanded its presence in North America MarketWire

ProGreen Shows Stronger Results
ProGreen Properties, Inc. (ProGreen),, (OTCBB: PGEI) (OTCQB: PGEI) is pleased to announce significantly stronger results for the 2012 fiscal year (ended April 30), compared to the previous year. All figures quoted are preliminary and unaudited and should be treated with caution. MarketWire

Seegene Introduces the Industry's First Real-Time Multiplex Quantification Assay for Respiratory Diseases
Seegene Inc., (KOSDAQ: 096530), a leading developer of multiplex molecular diagnostic technologies and tests, today announced the development of a new molecular assay for the quantification of twenty-one respiratory viral pathogens associated with respiratory disease MarketWire

City of Hialeah Plans to Commission Seawater Desalination Plant in Florida by October, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The city of Hialeah, Florida, is currently proceeding with final construction activity on a new seawater desalination plant that has been in the works since 2008 MarketWire

AllEnergy Corporation Recaps Its Belize Holdings
AllEnergy Corporation (OTCQB: AFSE) (OTCBB: AFSE) (, a growth-oriented international energy company, is providing this overview to recap its Belize holdings. AllEnergy has acquired an interest in a 2 million acre Belize oil and gas concession with an option to purchase up to 15% of an additional concession consisting of an additional 1 million acres MarketWire

Diverse Industrial Growth Brings Bright Future to Sept-Iles, Quebec, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- There is a tremendous sense of optimism in the city of Sept-Îles, Quebec -- and rightfully so. Until the 1950s, the city, located in Quebec's Côte-Nord region on the Gulf of St. Lawrence, was little more than an isolated, sleepy fishing town MarketWire

Anatomy of a Drug Manufacturing Plant (Last in a Three-Part Series Examining the Financial Impact of New Plant Construction), an Industrial Info News Alert
Reported by Annette Kreuger for Industrial Information Resources Sugar Land, Texas) -- Once construction has wrapped up and the validation process for a new pharmaceutical or biotech (pharma-bio) plant is complete, it is time to begin production MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts a Rise in the US Generic Drug Market Between 2012 and 2016 has announced the addition of the new report "The Pharmaceutical Market: USA," to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit: MarketWire

Foreign Companies Increased Their Presence in the Russian Pharmaceutical Market has announced the addition of the new report "The Pharmaceutical Market: Russia," to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Whamcloud and Swiss National Supercomputing Centre Sign Lustre Support Agreement
Whamcloud, a venture-backed company formed by a worldwide network of high-performance computing (HPC) storage industry veterans, today announced a Lustre support agreement with the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS). MarketWire

Whamcloud's Chroma Enterprise, New Complete Storage Solution for Building Lustre Appliances, Out of Beta and Available to Partners
Whamcloud, a venture-backed company formed from a worldwide network of high-performance computing (HPC) storage industry veterans, today announced that Chroma Enterprise, its new storage solution for large scale, high-bandwidth storage needs, is out of beta and available to hardware partners building storage appliances MarketWire

Ensuring a Smooth CommunicAsia2012: Comba Telecom Installs Wireless In-Building System at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands

GENEWIZ, Inc. Announces CLIA Certification
GENEWIZ, Inc., leading global DNA service provider, received Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Licensure and Certificate of Registration from the State of New Jersey. MarketWire

Chairman's Annual General Meeting Statement
Serabi Gold plc (AIM: SRB) (TSX: SBI) (TSX: SBI.WT), the Brazilian focused gold exploration and development company, advises that at 11.00 am today (UK time), it will be holding its Annual General Meeting. MarketWire

Facial Plastic Surgery Seminar With OSU Plastic Surgeons
The Ohio State University Department of Plastic Surgery will host a cosmetic surgery educational seminar Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 5pm at their Easton office, which is located at 2 Easton Oval, Ste. 545, Columbus, OH 43219 MarketWire

Monetate Opens London Office to Meet Demand From EMEA Companies
Monetate, a leader in online marketing technologies, today announced the opening of a London office to service the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) markets. The operation will be under the leadership of Mike Harris, Monetate's Vice President, EMEA. MarketWire

CallRex Call Recording Software Achieves Qualification Testing for Microsoft Lync
Enghouse Interactive (TSX: ESL), developer of the most comprehensive portfolio of interaction management solutions, has announced the completion of extensive testing by Microsoft Corp. to qualify CallRex Call Recording software on Microsoft Lync 2010 MarketWire

Northland Finalizes the Financing for its Drill Rigs
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(FRANKFURT: NPK)(OSLO: NAUR)(OSLO: NAUR.R) ("Northland" or "the Company"), announces that it has finalized the financing of its drill rigs from Atlas Copco that will be used at the Kaunisvaara site. MarketWire

Driven by Efficacy Advantages, Opioids to Remain the Mainstay of Breakthrough Pain Management has announced the addition of the new report "Prescribing Trends in Opioids - Driven by Efficacy Advantages, Opioids to Remain the Mainstay of Breakthrough Pain Management," to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit: MarketWire

MasterImage 3D to Showcase the High Frame Rate Ready MI-CLARITY3D at CineEurope as 2012 Shapes Up to Be the Biggest Year for 3D Cinema Yet
CineEurope Convention -- MasterImage 3D, Inc., a leading global 3D solutions provider, today announced it is continuing its pioneering efforts in 3D entertainment with a demonstration of the MI-CLARITY3D digital cinema system's unparalleled image quality -- with the perfect balance of clarity and brightness -- at CineEurope. MarketWire

Northland Announces Merger of ISIN Numbers on the Oslo Bors
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(FRANKFURT: NPK)(OSLO: NAUR)(OSLO: NAUR.R) ("Northland" or "the Company") announces the merger of its Oslo-traded shares under a single ISIN number and single ticker code. The merger will be concluded before trade opens on June 25, 2012. MarketWire

AMD Supercomputing Leadership Continues With Broader Developer Ecosystem and Latest TOP500

Amsterdam Internet Exchange Selects ADVA Optical Networking's 100G Metro Solution for Future Growth
ADVA AG Optical Networking /Amsterdam Internet Exchange Selects ADVA Optical Networking's 100G MetroSolution for Future Growth. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Empire Cinemas Selects Cinedigm Software to Manage Digital Cinemas in UK, Including Iconic Empire Leicester Square in London
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) announced today that Empire Cinemas has selected Cinedigm Software's suite of digital cinema solutions to automate and manage the operation of Empire's digital movie theatres. MarketWire

The European Patent Office Grants MolMed a New Patent on Its Anticancer Drug NGR-hTNF
MolMed S.p.A. (MILAN: MLM) announces today that it received the official notification from the European Patent Office of the decision to grant a patent covering the therapeutic use of its investigational anticancer drug NGR-hTNF for the treatment of mesothelioma, a pleural cancer caused by exposure to asbestos MarketWire

Pharming announces presentation of new Ruconest(R) clinical data

SEI Chosen by Credit Suisse's Asset Management Division to Provide Middle-Office Services for US Municipal Bond Portfolios
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced an agreement with Credit Suisse's Asset Management division to provide a comprehensive suite of middle-office services for the firm's municipal bond portfolios. MarketWire

Utah Attorney General Candidate Sean Reyes Heads Into Final Week With Tremendous Momentum & Utah Support
With early voting underway and less than 10 days until the Primary, Utah Attorney General Candidate Sean Reyes today publicly expressed his thanks for the overwhelming support he has received from the delegate, legal, and business communities since the Utah Republican Convention. MarketWire

Virident Systems to Demonstrate How Flash Storage Can Streamline MySQL Performance at the O'Reilly Velocity 2012 Web Performance & Operations Conference
Virident Systems, a performance leader in flash-based storage class memory (SCM) solutions, will demonstrate solutions for optimizing MySQL performance using flash storage at the O'Reilly Velocity 2012 Web Performance & Operations Conference, June 25 - 27, 2012 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. MarketWire

Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative: Exchanges listing over 4,600 companies commit to promoting sustainability
Rio de Janeiro, 18 June 2012 - A core group of five stock exchanges - NASDAQ OMX, BM&FBOVESPA, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), the Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE) and The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) - today announced a commitment to promote long-term, sustainable investment in their markets. GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA : Capital increase formally registered
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Bavarian Nordic Awarded Contract from the U.S. Government to Advance the Development of new MVA-BN® based vaccines
KVISTGAARD, Denmark, June 18, 2012 - Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA) today announced that it has received a contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, valued up to USD 17.9 million over five years GlobeNewswire

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