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Reddy rules out steep price hike in petrol prices post elections
Union Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy on Thursday ruled out an increase in fuel prices after the conclusion of assembly polls. ANI

Twitter iPhone, Android app to show adverts in users' timeline
Micro blogging site Twitter will now roll out adverts, also known as 'promoted tweets' across its iPhone and Android mobile apps, into users' timelines. ANI

Shareholder warns 'James Murdoch could lose BSkyB chairman job after News International exit'
James Murdoch's exit from News International suggests that he would soon also lose his position as chairman of BskyB, one of the satellite broadcaster's biggest investors has warned. ANI

Rajasthan bags second best national tourism award
Rajasthan has bagged the second best national award in the Comprehensive Development of Tourism category. The award was given away by President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi to the Principal Resident Commissioner in Delhi, Seema Bahugana. ANI

Apple market value hits $500 bln mark
Apple's stock market valuation has topped the 500 billion dollars mark, making the tech giant the world's most valuable company. ANI

India, China reach agreement on new maritime cooperation: Sources
India and China on Thursday agreed to take steps to boost bilateral maritime cooperation between the two countries. ANI

Marathon Petroleum Corporation Announces Executive Appointment
Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) today announced a corporate officer appointment effective immediately. Rodney P. Nichols, currently vice president, Human Resources and Administrative Services for MPC, was named senior vice president, HumanResources and Administrative Services. Nichols will continue to be based at MPC's headquarters in Findlay, Ohio ACN Newswire

Philippines to Host 4th Annual Global CSR Summit 2012
As Asia begins to lead the world as the main economic engine, issues that have become important include corporate ethics among executives, innovative and sustainable growth, integration and fair distribution of wealth among societies, and accelerating the rate of innovation in environmental protection amid more frequent occurrence of environmental disasters ACN Newswire

A*STAR Scientists Make Groundbreaking Discovery on Stem Cell Regulation
A*STAR scientists have for the first time, identified that precise regulation of polyamine levels is critical for embryonic stem cell (ESC) self-renewal - the ability of ESCs to divide indefinitely - and directed differentiation ACN Newswire

Mitsubishi Motors to Enter i-MiEV Prototype in 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will enter the i-MiEV Prototype in the 2012 edition (July 8) of the legendary Pikes Peak International Hill Climb held annually in Colorado in the United States ACN Newswire

Special Edition Mazda Demio 13C-V Smart Edition on Sale in Japan
Mazda Motor Corporation released the Mazda Demio 13C-V Smart Edition in Japan. This special edition of the Mazda Demio (known overseas as the Mazda2) comes with dark tinted glass in the rear and manual air conditioning and goes on sale today at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Mazda Autozam dealerships throughout Japan ACN Newswire

MHI to Transfer Entire Retaining Shares of Caterpillar Japan, Dissolve JV and Focus Management Resources in Core Competency Business
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI), Caterpillar Inc. (Caterpillar) of Illinois, U.S.A., and Caterpillar Japan Ltd (CJL) have agreed to transfer MHI's entire equity share in CJL (33% of outstanding shares) to CJL in the first quarter of the next fiscal year (April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013). The estimated value of the share redemption is 36.5 billion Japanese yen ACN Newswire

China Trends Lay One Mil Energy-saving Media Terminals to Form National Media and Shopping Terminal Network
China Trends Holdings Limited ("China Trends", Stock Code: 8171 ACN Newswire

Formation Metals (TSX:FCO) (OTCQX:FMETF) Started Trading on the OTCQX - Video Summary of Company Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 29, 2012 - Formation Metals (TSX:FCO) (OTCQX:FMETF) has started trading on the OTCQX under the symbol FMETF.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" which provides a summary of this news. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch.com and enter ""Formation"" in the search box ACN Newswire

El Nino Ventures (TSXV:ELN) (OTCQX:ELNOF) (Frankfurt:E7Q) Receives Initial NI 43-101 Mineral Resource Estimate for the Murray Brook Deposit in Bathurst Mining Camp - Video Summary Posted on www.Inve
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 29, 2012 - El Nino Ventures (TSXV:ELN) (OTCQX:ELNOF) (Frankfurt:E7Q) has received the initial NI 43-101 Mineral Resource Estimate for the Murray Brook polymetallic massive sulphide deposit in New Brunswick, Canada. InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" which provides a summary of this news. If this link is not enabled, please visit www ACN Newswire

AAM Acquires Full Ownership of e-AAM Driveline Systems AB
Detroit, Michigan, February 29, 2012-- American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) today announced that it has acquired full ownership of e-AAM Driveline Systems AB (e-AAM) in Trollhättan, Sweden ACN Newswire

INC Research Achieves Most Consistent Service Quality Ratings in the CRO Industry According to the CRO Quality Benchmarking Report
INC Research receives best Service Variability Index score, a measure of consistency in meeting customer expectations, that far exceeds the industry average Raleigh, NC, Feb ACN Newswire

DOCOMO, Eye-Fi to Partner in Cloud-based Photo-sharing Service
NTT DOCOMO INC., Japan's leading mobile operator and provider of integrated services centered on mobility, announced today a partnership with California-based Eye-Fi, Inc., maker of the world's first Wi-Fi compatible SD and SDHC cards ACN Newswire

Utah Student 25 Names Top Student Entrepreneurs of 2012
The Utah Student 25 today announced the 2012 winners, representing the best and the brightest student entrepreneurs from colleges and universities across the state of Utah. In its third year, the Utah Student 25 recognizes the achievements of student entrepreneurs, the innovative companies they founded and their contribution to the Utah economy MarketWire

Russell Indexes: The Russell Thailand Index Returned +19.4% YTD as of Feb 29, Outperforming the Russell Asia Pacific Index and the Russell Japan Index
The Russell Thailand Index returned +19.4% YTD as of February 29th, an about face from its 2011 annual return of (-4.7%). MarketWire

APM and Canadian Music Industry Veteran Caron Nightingale Launch the APM Music Toronto Office
APM Music, North America's leading production music library, is proud to announce the opening of its new Canadian office headed up by Canadian music industry veteran, Caron Nightingale. MarketWire

Commuting Is About to Get a Lot Shorter for Buyers at San Carlos Court by William Lyon Homes
Most Southern Californians agree, there are better ways to spend one's time than stuck in freeway traffic. William Lyon Homes' San Carlos Court neighborhood is perfectly located in the Village of Portola Springs®, so new homebuyers can get home from work a lot faster MarketWire

Introducing RAF Strategies, Experts on Insurance Strategies for Retirement, Tax, and Estate Planning
Robert A. Fink J.D. of RAF Strategies specializes in creating innovative wealth-building and retirement protection programs using Indexed Universal Life (IUL) insurance policies. A properly structured IUL can protect investors from loss due to the volatility of the stock market, minimize their taxes, and provide tax-deferred growth. MarketWire

Methodist Willowbrook Hospital Achieves American Nurses Credentialing Center "Pathway to Excellence(R)" Designation
Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is pleased to announce it has achieved "Pathway to Excellence®" designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). MarketWire

CYA in a BYOD World: Zenprise to Participate in Panel Session at RSA 2012
Zenprise®, Inc., the leader in secure Mobile Device Management (MDM), today announced that Ahmed Datoo, the company's CMO, will be part of a panel session entitled "CYA in a BYOD World" at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. MarketWire

Opportunities This Fantastic Can't Last Forever -- Mirasol at La Costa in Carlsbad Selling Final Phase
San Diegans who want the best of everything will find it at Mirasol by William Lyon Homes in the resort community of La Costa. This single-family neighborhood is currently selling its final phase -- some of the last new home opportunities in La Costa Greens MarketWire

New Homes, a Great Location and Abundant Recreation Generate Sales Success at Rosedale in Azusa
Rosedale has captivated Southern California homebuyers who want a stylish new home in a prime location surrounded resort-style amenities. With more than 100 homes sold last year and 40+ new homes already sold since January, Rosedale is San Gabriel Valley's fastest selling master-planned community and a must-see for smart consumers MarketWire

Customize a Vacation With Easy to Use Planning and Sharing Tools Now Offered by Tours.com
Vancouver, Coast & Mountains is welcoming spring with the launch of a Vancouver digital travel guide for visitors to the region. The eco-friendly Virtual Vancouver Travel Guide enables visitors to customize, personalize, and create a travel handbook designed specifically for their upcoming vacation MarketWire

Great Rock Development Corporation (PINKSHEETS: GRDCD), Formerly Grid Cloud Solutions Inc, Announces Reverse Split and Symbol Change
Grid Cloud Solutions Inc (PINKSHEETS: GRDCD) announced today a 50:1 reverse split effective February 29, 2012 of its common shares. Further, the company announced its name changed to Great Rock Development Corporation effective. FINRA has assigned a temporary new ticker symbol as GRDCD, which will be changed in 20 business days (March 28, 2012) to GROC as the Company's permanent new symbol MarketWire

TICC Schedules Year End 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call for March 8, 2012
TICC Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: TICC) announced today that it will report year end 2011 earnings on Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 10:00 AM ET. The toll free dial-in number will be 1-877-317-6789. There will be a recording available for 30 days. If you are interested in hearing the recording, please dial 1-877-344-7529. The replay pass-code number is 10011213. MarketWire

Barracuda NG Firewall Named Best Enterprise Firewall by SC Magazine
Barracuda Networks Inc., a leading provider of security, application delivery and data protection solutions, today announced that it has won SC Magazine's 2012 Reader Trust Award for Best Enterprise Firewall. The announcement was made at the 15th annual SC Awards Gala, held in conjunction with the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco, where Barracuda Networks is exhibiting. MarketWire

Shift4 Continues Expansion Into Online Payments With Magento Integration
Continuing what is expected to be a steady stream of expansions into the card-not-present sector, Shift4 Corporation, the world's largest independent payment gateway, today announced an integration to Magento, the fastest growing platform in the e-commerce space. MarketWire

Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. to Present at the Barclays Capital Global Healthcare Conference
Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNH) today announced that William A. Mathies, the company's chairman and chief executive officer, and L. Bryan Shaul, the company's chief financial officer, will present at the Barclays Capital Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at 1:15 p.m. Pacific/4:15 p.m. Eastern. The conference is being held at the Loews Miami Hotel in Miami, Fla MarketWire

No Greater Joy Expands Ministry With New Marriage Book for Men
The divorce rate is down, but marriages are not getting better. Couples are staying together because of the high cost of divorce in this very weak economy. Many marriages continue out of habit or "for the kids." Michael Pearl not only believes every marriage can be happy, but has written a book for men on their responsibility in contributing to a happy marriage. MarketWire

451 Research Publishes Report Titled 'DreamHost Looks to Crush Cloud Storage Rivals With Ceph'
DreamHost, principal sponsor of Ceph, the open-source, massively scalable distributed storage platform, was reviewed today by 451 Research, which published a report previewing the impact of the Ceph project on cloud computing. MarketWire

Primus Business Services Launches New Cloud Firewall and Disaster Management Protection Technology
Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. (Primus Canada), a wholly owned subsidiary of PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated) (NYSE: PTGI), today announced new investments in two security tools to assist businesses in protecting sensitive data from security breaches and disasters MarketWire

Premier Commercial Bancorp Announces 2011 Earnings
Premier Commercial Bancorp (OTCBB: PCBP), parent company of Premier Commercial Bank, N.A., reported consolidated earnings for the year ended December 31, 2011 of $413,000, compared to net income of $607,000 for the year ended December 31, 2010. MarketWire

Marine Exploration to Discuss Current and Future Business Plans
Marine Exploration, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MEXP) will interview at 11:00AM EST tomorrow Friday, March 2 on StockPlaysOnline. MarketWire

Getting to the Heart of a Healthy Diet
(Family Features) Healthy habits such as eating well, being physically active, and maintaining a healthy weight are key strategies for managing cardiovascular disease -- the number one cause of death in the U.S., according to the American Heart Association. That is why it is incredibly important to approach breakfast with your heart in mind to start the day off right. MarketWire

Partnerships Work: Ingram Micro VentureTech Network Partner Is One of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies
Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest distributor of IT products and services, is pleased to announce that one of its VentureTech Network (VTN) members, Long View, has been named as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies. MarketWire

Government Technology and Center for Digital Government Announcing Winners of Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers of 2012
Government Technology magazine and the Center for Digital Government announced today the "Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers" of 2012. MarketWire

Fortegra Financial Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results
Fortegra Financial Corporation (NYSE: FRF), an insurance services company providing distribution and administration services and insurance-related products, today reported results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011: MarketWire

Zacuto Rigs for RED Epic and Scarlet Cameras Available Now
RED Epic and Scarlet camera owners will be happy to know that Zacuto has developed several rigs for RED's Epic and Scarlet cameras. Zacuto is now offering Recoil, Recoil Lite and Stinger rigs for the RED Epic and Scarlet. For people looking for smaller, lighter rigs, Zacuto is also offering the Target Shooter and Striker kits. MarketWire

Bradford Networks Addresses Data Privacy Laws and Cloud Security Services in Keynote at ASCII Success Summit
Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, announced the details of its participation at the ASCII Success Summit taking place today in Orlando, FL. The event is targeted to technology solution providers interested in new products, services and ideas to better service their customers. MarketWire

Intersil Selects element14 as Authorized Distributor for Asia Pacific
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) today announced that element14 is an authorized distributor of Intersil products for the Asia Pacific marketplace effective immediately. MarketWire

Oracle Sets the Date for Its Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Earnings Announcement
Oracle Corporation today announced that its third quarter fiscal year 2012 results will be released on Tuesday, March 20th, after the close of the market. Oracle will host a conference call and live webcast at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the financial results. The live webcast will be available on the Oracle Investor Relations website at www.oracle.com/investor. MarketWire

Industry Veteran Richard Ginsburg Named CEO of Devcon Security
Golden Gate Capital, owner of Devcon Security, a residential and commercial security provider with a national customer base of nearly 300,000, today announced it has named Richard Ginsburg to serve as CEO of Devcon Security. Mr. Ginsburg was most recently the CEO of Protection One, one of the largest security companies in the U.S. MarketWire

Esterline's First Quarter Results Stronger Than Expected
Esterline Corporation (NYSE: ESL) MarketWire

Extra Space Storage Inc. Announces Repurchase at Option of Holders and Redemption of 3.625% Exchangeable Senior Notes Due 2027
Extra Space Storage Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: EXR) announced today that holders of the 3.625% Exchangeable Senior Notes due 2027 (CUSIP No MarketWire

Peregrine to Report Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results After Market on March 9, 2012
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPHM), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer and viral infections, today announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter of the fiscal year 2012 on March 9, 2012 after market and will host a conference call and webcast at 1:30 PM PST (4:30 PM EST) MarketWire

Spark Networks(R) Reports Fourth Quarter Revenue Growth of 27% behind 114% Increase in Other Affinity Networks Revenue
Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE Amex: LOV), a leading provider of online personals services, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

CNH 20-F Report Available Online
CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) filed its 2011 annual report on Form 20-F yesterday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The annual report is available on the corporate website, www.cnh.com, under "SEC filings." The full document can be read online or downloaded. MarketWire

UPDATE: SugarSync Completes $15 Million Series D to Expand Its Global Cloud
SugarSync, a free service that actively syncs your files across all your computers and devices, today announced it has completed a $15 million series D financing round. SugarSync will use the funds to grow its team and dramatically expand its datacenter footprint to ensure the same high level of service as the company continues to scale globally. MarketWire

Viewers Choose KARE 11 in February
This February the community turned to KARE 11 for their local news and information. KARE 11 was the most watched news station in the key demographic of Adults 25-54 at 10 p.m. KARE 11 also finished #1 with Adults 25-54 at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. MarketWire

Corvirtus Partners With Forward 10 to Develop Pilot Professionalism Assessment
Corvirtus, a provider of innovative, science-based measurements and services for a range of talent processes, recently completed the development of the market's first pilot professionalism assessment. The initiative was conducted in partnership with Forward 10, a research and development company focused on optimizing human performance. MarketWire

Delaware Court of Chancery Issues Opinion in Connection With El Paso Corporation's Pending Transaction With Kinder Morgan, Inc.
In a memorandum opinion, dated February 29, 2012, the Delaware Court of Chancery denied plaintiffs' motion for a preliminary injunction to enjoin the shareholder vote scheduled for March 6, 2012 in In re El Paso Corporation Shareholder Litigation, Case No. 6949-CS MarketWire

Gaming Standards Association's New Board of Directors Represents Wide Cross-Section of Gaming Industry
The Gaming Standards Association, the world's leading standards-setting organization for the gaming industry, recently elected new Board leadership, and the members represent a wide range of the gaming industry. MarketWire

FORTUNE Recognizes Wyndham Worldwide as Most Admired Company in the Hospitality Industry
Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) has been ranked by FORTUNE magazine as the most admired company in the hospitality industry, recognizing its overall performance, innovative and quality offerings, management, and strong corporate values MarketWire

Chain Bridge Bank Announces Promotions and Hirings
Chain Bridge Bank, N.A. today announced a series of officer promotions and hirings reflective of the bank's commitment to build and maintain a strong and dynamic management team across all areas of the bank. The officer named Senior Vice President is Betsy Sharon, J.D., Compliance Officer and Counsel MarketWire

Thomas E. Jacobi Joins Management Team of Chain Bridge Bank
Chain Bridge Bank, N.A. today announced it has added Thomas E. Jacobi to its McLean, Virginia headquarters as Vice President and Business Development Officer. Mr. Jacobi is a life-long resident of McLean and long time owner of Langley Photo and Digital. He has held leadership positions in many locally based community organizations. Mr. Jacobi will continue to serve as a director of the Bank. MarketWire

Meet ARI Supply Chain Experts at The Work Truck Show
ARI®, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, announced its upcoming participation at The Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, March 6-8, 2012, which is held in conjunction with the annual NTEA Convention. MarketWire

NeighborWorks(R) America and the Department of Housing and Urban Development Salute HUD-Approved Housing Counselors Who Are White House Champions of Change
NeighborWorks America, one of the largest community development corporations in the U.S. and the leading trainer of housing counselors in the country, today joined with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to honor eleven housing counselors selected by the White House as "Champions of Change MarketWire

AmericaFirst Capital Management Announces Launch of Its New Corporate Bond Investment Model
AmericaFirst Capital Management has developed a quantitative model by which to invest in corporate bonds. The AmericaFirst Bond Trends Model (the "Model") is rules-based and has been comprehensively backtested to gauge its effectiveness in a broad variety of economic conditions and market cycles MarketWire

Brookfield Office Properties Inc. Announces Intention to Redeem Its Class AAA Preference Shares, Series I
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) today announced that it intends to redeem all of its outstanding Class AAA Preference Shares, Series I (the "Series I Shares") on March 30, 2012. The Redemption Price will be C$25.00 per Series I Share. MarketWire

Algal Biomass Organization's Industry Survey Reveals Increased Production, Price-Competitiveness and Need for Level Playing Field
A new survey of the algae industry conducted by the Algal Biomass Organization (ABO) shows algae companies are increasing production in 2012, they expect to be price-competitive with petroleum fuels by 2020, and that stable and effective Federal policy would accelerate production and job creation. MarketWire

Helix BioPharma Corp. Announces L-DOS47 Scientific Presentation to Be Made at the Second Annual IBC Conference on Analytical Technologies Biotherapeutic Development
Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (NYSE Amex: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP), a biopharmaceutical company developing drug candidates for the prevention and treatment of cancer, today announced that an L-DOS47 scientific presentation will be made at the Second Annual IBC Conference on Analytical Technologies Biotherapeutic Development in San Diego, California, USA. MarketWire

Howard Alan Events Presents Top-Rated Art Fest by the Sea Returns to Juno Beach
Ranked among the top art fairs in the country, Art Fest by the Sea presented by Howard Alan Events is popular among locals and tourists alike who look forward to the wide variety of fine art on display and for sale. The artists will line one mile of AIA starting at Marcinski Road in Jupiter Beach and continuing to Donald Ross Road in Juno Beach MarketWire

That Luxurious Hair You Are Admiring Might Be a Follea Wig or Hairpiece
Have you been admiring hairstyles of your favorite celebrities like Anne Hathaway and Angelina Jolie? Those luxurious locks might be a Follea, Inc. wig or hairpiece. The reason they look so natural is because they are made from the finest quality European human hair available MarketWire

BlueRock Energy Grows Again; Appoints Deborah Fairchild Energy Supply Consultant for the Capital District - North Region
BlueRock Energy, Inc. is proud to introduce their newest Energy Consultant, Deborah Fairchild, of Ballston Spa, NY. MarketWire

Kenilworth Closes WagerPort Venture
Kenilworth Systems Corp. (PINKSHEETS: KENS) today announced another important milestone in its pursuit to monetize its patented, live-action casino wagering technology: the formation of a joint-venture company to complete development of online wagering applications for casino clients. MarketWire

Phoenix Marketing International Introduces a 24-Hour Advertising Testing Service for Restaurants
Phoenix Marketing International announced a breakthrough advertising effectiveness measurement: The AdPi ® (Advertising Performance Indicator) Express scorecard, which delivers key strategic and communication insights in a quick-turn format. MarketWire

Nonprofits Challenged With Integrating Email, Growing and Retaining Email Marketing Contact Lists, According to Sage Survey
Sage North America today announced the results of its Sage Nonprofit Insights, Q4 2011, survey of U.S. and Canadian nonprofit organizations, which focused on questions related to nonprofits' email marketing ("e-marketing") goals and objectives and use of email marketing tools. MarketWire

Ceradyne, Inc. Receives $6.3 Million Helicopter Armor Order
Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDN) announced it has received a $6.3 million ceramic armor order for various components on the Apache helicopter. Shipments will start in Q3 2012 and be completed early 2013. MarketWire

Sarissa Resources Announces Update on Financing Option Agreement
Sarissa Resources Inc. ("Sarissa" or "the Company") (PINKSHEETS: SRSR) wishes to update shareholders on the option and financing agreement (the "Option") entered into in 2011 as well as other potential financing options. MarketWire

Crew Callout and Scheduling Expert ARCOS Hosts Ninth-Annual Conference for Utility Industry
ARCOS, Inc., a provider of crew callout and resource management systems, will host America's electric, gas and power plant utilities at the Ohio software maker's ninth-annual conference at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Naples, Fla., from March 18 - 21, 2012. The conference kicks off with keynote sessions delivered by American Electric Power, CenterPoint Energy, Inc MarketWire

Binswanger and Kidder Mathews Form Strategic Alliance With China-Based Firm, Synergis
Binswanger and Kidder Mathews are pleased to announce the formation of a strategic alliance with Synergis, one of China's leading facility and asset management services firms. MarketWire

IronKey Wins 2012 SC Magazine Reader Trust Award for Best Fraud Prevention Solution
IronKey, the leader in extended enterprise management, has been recognized with SC Magazine's 2012 Reader Trust Award as the company with the Best Fraud Prevention Solution, beating out much larger companies for the honor including CA, Entrust and Trustwave. The announcement was made on February 28, 2012 at the SC Awards Gala, held in conjunction with the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco. MarketWire

21st Century Insurance Supports 2012 Special Olympics Athletes
21st Century Insurance is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Special Olympics of Delaware Basketball Tournament held on March 2, 2012 and March 3, 2012. Over 500 Special Olympics Delaware basketball athletes from community-based teams and schools will showcase their skills at the 2012 Special Olympics Delaware Basketball Tournament. MarketWire

Spreecast Introduces "Pitbull Politics" With Christopher Lehane and Steve Schmidt
Steve Schmidt, former senior advisor to John McCain's 2008 Presidential campaign and campaign Manager for Gov MarketWire

iPerceptions Releases Automotive Industry Report for Q4 2011
iPerceptions Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IPE), a leading provider of online Voice of Customer (VoC) analytics based on actual visitor feedback, today announced the release of its Automotive Industry Report for Q4 2011. The report found that task completion for visitors who came to the site for owner services increased significantly, from 53.5% in Q4 2010 to 62.5% in Q4 2011 -- almost 10% in just one year MarketWire

Combined Use of MRI and Ultrasound Boosts Market
When used together, MRI and ultrasound imaging becomes more effective, and this trend is among the many factors cited by healthcare market research publisher Kalorama Information for the growth in sales of both modalities MarketWire

Life-Long Learners Discovered How to Live on Reduced Spending at TopLine's Survival Budgeting Workshop
TopLine Federal Credit Union members, along with their families, friends, and the local community, were invited to the first in a series of workshops aimed at "Taking Control of Your Finances." MarketWire

eDJ Group Partners With InnoXcell to Co-Host 2012 Asia eDiscovery Exchange
eDJ Group, a leading e-discovery analyst and consulting firm and parent company of eDiscovery Journal, announced today it has entered the Asian marketplace through a partnership with InnoXcell, a pioneer in marketing solutions, conferences and organizational training, to co-host the 6th Asia eDiscovery Exchange June 6-7, 2012, in Hong Kong MarketWire

New Sugar Calculator Shows Daily Sugary Drinks Can Really Add Up
A new online Sugar Calculator aims to help LA County residents become healthier by quantifying the packs and pounds of sugar they consume in sugar-loaded beverages each week, as well as the total cost of these drinks over time MarketWire

RAID Inc. Launches FusionAMD(R) 16/12/8-Core Server Solutions
RAID Incorporated, an end-to-end customized solutions provider in HPC, Big Data, and virtualized environments, today announces its new range of FusionAMD® server solutions based on AMD Opteron™ 6000 Series Processors and DDR3 memory support. MarketWire

Managed U.S. Business Travelers: Monitored or Manhandled?
A new report from travel industry research authority PhoCusWright reveals that despite being governed by travel policy, a majority of managed business travelers in the U.S. still have considerable discretion over which travel brands and booking channels they use. According to "PhoCusWright's U.S. Business Traveler: Managed, Unmanaged and Rogue" (www.phocuswright MarketWire

Franklin Templeton Real Asset Advisors Expands Global Capabilities With Three New Hires
Franklin Templeton Real Asset Advisors today announced the hiring of three new professionals to strengthen its investment and distribution capabilities globally, noting continuing investor interest in private real estate and private infrastructure and real resources. MarketWire

Groundbreaking "OnLive Desktop" App Released for Android Tablets
OnLive, Inc MarketWire

EPA Recognizes BOMA International With 2012 ENERGY STAR(R) Sustained Excellence Award
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International a 2012 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency. BOMA's accomplishments will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C MarketWire

Aptalis Pharma Announces FDA Approval of ULTRESA(TM) Pancrelipase Delayed Release Capsules and VIOKACE(TM) Pancrelipase Tablets
Aptalis Pharma, a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on gastrointestinal diseases and cystic fibrosis, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ULTRESA™ and VIOKACE™. MarketWire

GMR Clarifies Disclosure for BCSC Regarding Technical Report
As a result of a review by the British ColumbiaSecurities Commission, GMR Global Mineral Resources Corp. (FRANKFURT: GLLN)is issuing this news release to clarify the company's disclosure. MarketWire

Telvent Recognized for Smart Grid Success
Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that it received the Smart Metering Service Provider Award at the Smart Metering UK & Europe Summit 2012. MarketWire

James N. Augustine, Jr. Joins Stifel Nicolaus as Chief Operating Officer of the Fixed Income Division
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) announced today that James N. Augustine, Jr. has joined Stifel Nicolaus as Chief Operating Officer of the Institutional Group's Fixed Income Division. Mr. Augustine will report to Bill Heinzerling, head of Fixed Income, and be located in the firm's fixed income office in Memphis, Tennessee. MarketWire

CNH Announces Key Appointment
CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH), a global leader in the agricultural and construction equipment businesses, today announced that CNH International General Manager, Mario Gasparri, will become President of CNH Construction Equipment, effective April 1, 2012. He replaces James McCullough, who will retire at the end of this month. Mr. Gasparri and Mr. McCullough will begin their transition immediately. MarketWire

Paramount Access Advisors Offers Exclusive Access to the World's Top Hedge Fund Managers to a Select Group of Advisors
Paramount Access Advisors is pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement with Shoreline Associates, an independent consortium of consultants responsible for sales and distribution to the Registered Investment Advisor community. MarketWire

EADS North America Delivers 200th UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter to U.S. Army
EADS North America delivered the 200th UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) today to the U.S. Army during a ceremony at the company's American Eurocopter production facility in Columbus, Miss. MarketWire

GDT Tek Closes Escrow on 109 Acres of Prime Solar Farm Land in Desert Hot Springs California
GDT Tek (PINKSHEETS: GDTKD) today announced that escrow has closed on 109 acres of prime solar farm property in Desert Hot Springs (DHS), CA. MarketWire

Comet Solutions(R) Increases Sales by 150% Over Previous Year
Comet Solutions, Inc., the innovative provider of Comet® software for model-based concept engineering starting early in the product design cycle, today announced that its sales increased by more than 150% in 2011, with half of its business coming from Asia. New customer orders accounted for 70% of the company's global revenue, with revenue in China alone exceeding 220% growth MarketWire

Scars on 45 Herald Debut Album With Major Spring Tour Itinerary; Upcoming Schedule Includes Headline Dates and Shows Alongside Ingrid Michaelson; Self-Titled Collection Includes Breakthrough Hit Single, "Heart On Fire"; British Pop Quintet to Make Live National TV Debut on NBC's The Tonight Show Wit
Chop Shop/Atlantic recording group Scars on 45 has unveiled plans surrounding the release of their hugely anticipated debut album. "SCARS ON 45" -- which includes the smash hit single, "Heart On Fire" -- arrives at last on April 10th. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Releases New 1 W White LEDs in Little Star(R) Package in Cool, Neutral, and Warm White
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today expanded its Little Star® family of SMD power LEDs with a new series of 1 W cool, neutral, and warm white devices that utilize nitride phosphor for enhanced color stability over temperature MarketWire

Natural Lands Trust and DRWC Announce Acquisition of Land for New Waterfront Trail and Wetlands Park
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has awarded a $1.25 million grant to Natural Lands Trust on behalf of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) to acquire a large waterfront site comprised of five acres of land and 11 acres of riparian lands at the end of Pier 70 Boulevard MarketWire

Maxwell Systems Wins 2012 Constructech Commercial Top Trusted Product Award for ProContractorMX Complete Construction Management Software
Maxwell Systems, Inc., a leading provider of complete construction management software solutions, today announced that Maxwell Systems™ ProContractorMX™ has been named Constructech's Commercial 2012 Top Product in the Trusted Products category. The Award recognizes technology solutions that have demonstrated the greatest innovations geared toward the commercial construction market MarketWire

NSi AutoStore 6.0 Earns Konica Minolta bEST Certification
Notable Solutions, Inc. (NSi), a leading developer of transactional capture and workflow solutions, today announced NSi AutoStore™ 6.0 has received the bizhub® Extended Solutions Technology (bEST) certification from Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), for Konica Minolta's North American marketplace. AutoStore 6 MarketWire

Status Solutions and OrthoCarolina Partner to Enhance Seniors' Quality of Life
Status Solutions and OrthoCarolina today announced their partnership to help residents of senior living communities stay connected to the world around them. The initiative centers on the deployment of Status Solutions' CATIE (Communication and Access to Information Everywhere) application, sponsored by OrthoCarolina, at Southminster Retirement Community in Charlotte. MarketWire

Judicial Watch Sues Obama Department of Transportation for Records Concerning California's 'Train to Nowhere'
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on February 29, 2012, against the Obama Department of Transportation (DOT) to obtain records concerning the construction of the proposed California High-Speed Rail (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Transportation (No MarketWire

mPhase Extends Engagement of Premier Technology Commercialization Firm
mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) today announced that it has extended the engagement of FIRST PRINCIPALS, INC. (FPI), a world-class technology appraisal and commercialization enterprise located in Cleveland, Ohio, to continue its complete economic and strategic evaluation of mPhase's Patent Portfolio and identify a broad array of potential innovative products for "smart surfaces MarketWire

Leading Wellness Provider Limeade Names Mary Pigatti SVP, Operations and Customer Delight
Henry Albrecht, CEO of Limeade, today announced that Mary Pigatti has joined Limeade as Senior Vice President, Operations and Customer Delight. Mary's hire is the fourth in a series of recently-announced hires for newly-created key positions, including Director of User Experience, Director of Marketing, and Sales Director-Eastern Region MarketWire

Innovative Direct Response and SupersonicPC Launching DRTV Campaign
Direct response production leader Innovative Direct Response (IDR) has partnered with software developer Celeritas in the creation of an exclusive European television marketing campaign for the company's SupersonicPC computer optimizing system MarketWire

New Bigelow Half & Half Iced Tea & Lemonade Goes All Out for Taste and Convenience
There's a bright and sunny new taste in the tea aisle, and it comes, of course, from family-owned Bigelow Tea -- the experts in tea blending for over 65 years. MarketWire

Slingshot SEO Honored as "Best Places to Work in Indiana 2012"
Slingshot SEO, the innovative firm delivering digital relevance for deserving brands, was recently named as one of the 2012 Best Places to Work in Indiana MarketWire

InternetArray's Noobis Expands
Noobis, Inc., an InternetArray, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: INAR) holding, is expanding its business through two new partnerships in the areas of gaming and social media entertainment. MarketWire

ERA Real Estate Welcome Wilkinson & Associates as Newest Member of Its Global Brand Network
ERA Real Estate, a global franchising leader, today announced the affiliation of Wilkinson & Associates Real Estate in Charlotte, N.C. With two offices and more than 600 agents, the area's second largest firm will now do business as Wilkinson & Associates ERA Powered. MarketWire

GOJO Introduces New PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer
In preparation for the peak of the winter germ season, GOJO Industries, Inc., the inventor of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, is stocking store shelves with new PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer, a scientific breakthrough in germ-fighting protection MarketWire

New Alamo Rent A Car Branch to Serve Waikiki
Alamo Rent A Car, the largest car rental provider to international customers visiting North America, today announced the opening of a new branch serving customers in Waikiki. This new branch extends the Alamo network in Oahu Island, Hawaii by adding to the existing Alamo locations at the Honolulu International Airport, the Disney Aulani Resort & Spa and Waikiki Discovery Bay. MarketWire

A Concrete Dinosaur Is Born
They came to the Concrete Decor Show looking to build a dinosaur -- and make a donation. That was the case for concrete artists Thom Hunt of Fairbury, Neb., and Mark Whitten of Mason City, Iowa; the show provided forum and the Wittie Museum of Natural History in San Antonio offered inspiration. MarketWire

Transparent Health Network Launches Zuora Billing in Thirty Days, Delivering Healthcare Services to Millions
News Zuora, the subscription commerce, billing and payments leader, today announced that Transparent Health Network (THN), which provides access to contracted rates for medical care for uninsured consumers, is using Zuora's subscription commerce platform to rapidly grow its consumer membership -- already tripling its base MarketWire

AGMA Points to Four Distinct Threats to the High-Tech Industry
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates that intellectual property (IP) threats cost domestic companies more than $250 billion per year in lost revenues. Add to that the loss of approximately 750 million jobs, and it is clear that more needs to be done to protect companies from these threats MarketWire

BEW Global Unveils Industry's 1st Comprehensive Cloud Based Data Loss Prevention Portfolio
BEW Global unveiled the industry's first comprehensive portfolio of cloud based data loss prevention solutions at this week's RSA Conference. BEW Global's cloud based solutions are available to its customers anywhere in the world and are powered by Symantec Data Loss Prevention, Proofpoint Email Security, Blue Coat Web Security, and RSA SIEM applications. MarketWire

ForeScout Wins 2012 SC Magazine Reader Trust Award for Best NAC Product
ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of automated security control solutions for Fortune 1000 enterprises and government organizations, has been recognized with SC Magazine's 2012 Reader Trust Award as the company with the Best Network Access Control (NAC) product MarketWire

Casa Systems Names Bill Styslinger, Retired CEO of SeaChange, to Its Board of Directors
Casa Systems, a worldwide leader in next generation cable edge technology, announced today that veteran telecommunications and cable executive Bill Styslinger has accepted a position on the company's Board of Directors. Styslinger was the Founder & CEO of SeaChange until his retirement late last year. MarketWire

Austin Chiropractor Announces Strengthening and Rehab Treatment
Whitehead Chiropractic announced that the wellness center provides strengthening and rehabilitation programs to help patients heal following an injury. The customized treatment programs are designed to help restore movement, balance and flexibility to the body. Rehab treatment plans incorporate corrective care exercises to build muscle strength, Kinesio Taping, and McKenzie exercises MarketWire

Animal Clinic in Baton Rouge Announces Orthopedic Surgery
Jefferson Animal Hospital announced that the practice provides orthopedic surgery as part of its comprehensive animal emergency services and veterinary care. The practice has an orthopedic surgeon on staff that performs procedures including fracture repair, anterior cruciate ligament repair with the TPLO method and patella luxations MarketWire

Chiropractor Announces Successful Treatment for Lake Worth Whiplash Victims
Dr. Jack Cacic Chiropractic in Lake Worth, Florida announced that the practice has had great success helping auto accident victims recover from whiplash. Dr. Cacic uses natural, non-invasive treatments for back and neck pain management, including chiropractic adjustment, massage treatments and physiotherapy MarketWire

Merritt Island Chiropractic Center Announces Physical Therapy Treatment
Spine Center of Brevard in Merritt Island, FL announced that the practice has had great success using a combination of chiropractic adjustments and physical therapy modalities to help patients recover from injuries. Chiropractors Dr. Joshua Flinn, Dr. Bill Hoffman and Dr. Alison Nida focus on correcting the underlying cause for musculoskeletal pain, including back pain, headaches and neck pain MarketWire

Charlotte Chiropractor Announces Adjustments for Animals in Addition to Humans
Omni Wellness Center announced that Dr. Darcey Walraven Ladner is a certified animal chiropractor. Dr. Ladner provides spinal adjustments for horses, dogs and cats in addition to her human patients. According to Dr. Ladner, adjustments can provide immediate pain relief for animals and also correct defensive posture brought on by physical, emotional or chemical stresses MarketWire

Silicon Photonics Innovator Kotura Unveils Low-Power 100 Gb/s Optical Engine
Next week at OFC/NFOEC 2012, silicon photonics innovator Kotura, Inc. will demonstrate its low-power 100 gigabits per second (Gb/s) optical engine to support the interconnect fabric for next generation data centers and high performance computers (HPC) MarketWire

TAB Bank Provides Coral Industries With a $6 Million Asset-Based Lending Facility
TAB Bank is pleased to announce that it has provided a $6 million asset-based lending facility through a multi-year agreement for Coral Industries, Inc. of Tuscaloosa, AL. MarketWire

Groundbreaking Ceremony for "The Heights on Georgia Avenue" to Be Held on March 8, 2012
The development team of The Neighborhood Development Company (NDC) and Mi Casa, Inc. announce that the groundbreaking ceremony for "The Heights on Georgia Avenue" will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, March 8, 2012. The Heights, a 69 unit rental housing building, is located at 3232 Georgia Avenue, N.W. in Washington, DC at the corner of Georgia Avenue and Lamont Street MarketWire

New York State Association of REALTORS(R) Endorse Senator Gillibrand
Today, the New York State Association of REALTORS® PAC gave its enthusiastic endorsement to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) as she seeks a full six-year term from the voters in November. MarketWire

Longhorn Solar Rolls Out Free 10-Minute Solar Rooftop Reviews and $0.50-per-Watt Bonus Solar Rebate for Attendees at the Austin Home & Garden Show, Austin Convention Center March 2-4, 2012
Want to learn how much solar can save on future electric bills? Stop by Longhorn Solar's (www.longhornsolar.com) Austin Home & Garden Booth #223 this weekend from 2:00 p.m. Friday through Sunday 5:00 p.m. at the Austin Convention Center. MarketWire

Duncan-Williams Shows Support for Medical Device Industry With Premier Sponsorship of SEMDA 2012 Conference
Duncan-Williams, Inc., a privately owned investment bank and broker-dealer headquartered in Memphis, TN, has signed on as premier sponsor of the annual SEMDA Conference. The sponsorship highlights the firm's healthcare expertise and demonstrates its ongoing commitment to support industry and community organizations. MarketWire

National MS Society Partners With Edible Arrangements(R) to Raise Money for Multiple Sclerosis Research and Services
Today, the National MS Society, Greater New England Chapter announced its partnership with the Boston-Manchester Co-op of Edible Arrangements in a campaign to raise funds and awareness to stop progression, restore function and end multiple sclerosis forever. MarketWire

TDS Drive Will Display EZ Trac at NTEA Work Truck Show
Terra Drive Systems (TDS Drive) announces that they will display EZ Trac at the 2012 NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis Tuesday, March 6 to Thursday, March 8, 2012. EZ Trac will be located at booth #4375 in the Indianapolis Convention Center. MarketWire

GESI Announces Agreement With InREFCo for Technology for 200 Tons/Day Waste to Energy Plant and Announces Name Change Approval
Green Energy Solution Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SATM) CEO Gordon MacKay was on StockTraderTalk Radio on February 29th and announced that the Company has entered into agreements with International Renewable Energy Facilitation Company ("InREFco") for provision of a gasification technology for GESI's waste railroad tie to energy project in Alberta, Canada MarketWire

Platinum Equity Completes Acquisition of DMS Health Technologies
Platinum Equity announced today that it has completed the acquisition of DMS Health Technologies from Otter Tail Corporation. Platinum did not disclose terms of the agreement. MarketWire

PIMCO Introduces the Total Return ETF: TRXT
PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has introduced the PIMCO Total Return Exchange-Traded Fund (Ticker: TRXT), providing investors and financial advisors with a new way to access the firm's Total Return strategy. TRXT is managed by PIMCO's founder and co-Chief Investment Officer William H. Gross. MarketWire

Comet Solutions(R) Closes $4 Million Series C Capital Round
Comet Solutions, Inc., the innovative provider of Comet® software for model-based concept engineering starting early in the product design cycle, is pleased to announce the closing of a $4 million Series C equity capital round. The company's last round of Series B financing closed in December 2009 MarketWire

Worlds Inc. to Complete Worlds Online Spinoff; Issue Stock Dividend
The SEC has completed its review of Worlds Online Inc.'s Form 10 registration statement for the spinoff of Worlds Inc.'s (OTCBB: WDDD) online and operational technologies business into Worlds Online, enabling the spinoff to proceed. Worlds Inc. (formerly known as Worlds.com Inc MarketWire

CANWE STUDIOS Raises $1.5 Million in Funding Through Private Investors to Launch CanWeNetwork Mobile App
CANWE STUDIOS LLC, a mobile application development company, today announced that it has secured $1.5 million in funding through private investors MarketWire

Franklin Street Properties Corp. Announces New Lease With Target Corporation at 50 South Tenth Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Franklin Street Properties Corp. ("FSP," "our" or "we") (NYSE Amex: FSP), an investment firm specializing in real estate, today announced that, based upon the Current Report on Form 8-K (the "SEC Filing") filed by FSP 50 South Tenth Street Corp. (the "Company") with the U.S MarketWire

Silver Falcon Mining, Inc.'s (SFMI) CEO, Pierre Quilliam, Addresses Shareholders Regarding Operational Modifications at Its 100% Owned Diamond Creek Mill Facility, Murphy, Idaho, USA
Silver Falcon Mining, Inc.'s (OTCBB: SFMI) CEO, Pierre Quilliam, states today: MarketWire

Manufacturers Gather in Chicago for First Ever Commodity Risk Conference
On March 19 and 20, 2012, industry-leading media sites MetalMiner™ and Spend Matters™ will host Commodity EDGE: Sourcing Intelligence for the New Normal, a two-day business-to-business commodity risk conference. MarketWire

100% Profitable Trades in 2012 Follow 96% Winners in 2011
Managing trades well is part of what separates winning and losing traders over the long term. The BullTrade.com "Stock Alert" service combines excellent stock picking (a proprietary system fine-tuned over 14 years) with excellent position management. The results have been fantastic. Since January 2003, over 96% of all closed-out trades have ended profitably MarketWire

Dr. Laura Palmer Noone Named CEO of Potomac College
Potomac College, a multi-campus business and information systems education institution, announced that Dr. Laura Palmer Noone has been named CEO of the organization. MarketWire

Southern Home Medical Provides Corporate Overview for Shareholders and Financial Industry
Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHOM), a Holding Company providing healthcare services, staffing and equipment to medical institutions, today announces a corporate annual overview to the shareholders and financial industry for year 2011. Management is pleased to announce that revenues were up 15.7% & profits up 114% over calendar year 2010. MarketWire

CEO Says 2012 Promises to Be a New Chapter in the History of EpiCept Corporation
On Wednesday, EpiCept Corporation (OTCQX: EPCT) (PINKSHEETS: EPCT) was among a short list of U.S. companies reported by Bloomberg as having reported positive surprises or matched expectations. This after company officials announced operating and financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011, and provided an update on the Company's key business initiatives. MarketWire

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. Regains Compliance With Nasdaq Requirement on Minimum Market Value of Publicly Held Shares
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: SHIP) announced today that the Nasdaq Stock Market ("Nasdaq") has confirmed that the Company has regained compliance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5450(b)(1)© concerning the minimum market value of publicly held shares. MarketWire

Alternet Systems, Inc. (ALYI) Partner Utiba Featured in Telecom Review North America
Alternet Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: ALYI) (PINKSHEETS: ALYI) proudly highlights the media coverage obtained by its partner Utiba, a Singapore-based, leading mobile financial services solution provider. Utiba recently launched its Converging Payments strategy and announced its leading participation in the MasterCard Mobile Money Partnership Program MarketWire

NuVasive to Participate in Investor Events in March 2012
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine, announced today that the Company will participate in several investor events in March 2012. MarketWire

Safeway Inc. to Webcast Investor Conference on March 6, 2012
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) will hold its 2012 Investor Conference on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 12:00 noon (EST). The Investor Conference will be webcast live (audio only) at http://www.safeway.com/investor_relations. Click on Webcast to access the event. A replay will be available for approximately two weeks following the conference. MarketWire

Paul Vander Vort Joins Cascadia Capital as Managing Director in the Information Technology Practice
Cascadia Capital, LLC, an investment bank serving both private and public growth companies around the globe, today announced that Paul Vander Vort has joined the firm's Information Technology Practice as a Managing Director MarketWire

SugarSync Introduces New Android App for Even Greater Productivity on the Go
SugarSync, a free service that actively syncs your folders and files across all your computers and mobile devices, today announced it has updated its award-winning SugarSync for Android app. The new app gives you now even more control over your files while on the go, including the ability to share files and entire folders via social channels like Facebook, Twitter, and SMS. MarketWire

The Message Is Clear: mBlox Technology Extends the Reach of SMS Engagement for the Modern Business
mBlox, a leader in mobile consumer interaction and payments, today announced the availability of mBlox two-way messaging services in the UK, France, Ireland, Belgium and Sweden MarketWire

Netlist Appoints HK Desai to Board of Directors
Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), a leading provider of cloud computing memory subsystems, today announced the appointment of HK Desai, Chairman of the Board of QLogic, to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

Consumerization of IT Leaders to Assemble in San Francisco for the First CITE Conference & Expo
Who: More than 30 of the leading consumerization solution providers are sponsoring IDG Enterprise's Consumerization of IT in the Enterprises (CITE) Conference & Expo -- the first enterprise conference devoted exclusively to the consumerization of IT in the enterprise MarketWire

Kevin Kluesner Joins the Origin Team
Origin, Inc. announced today that Kevin Kluesner has joined the Origin management team as a Principal. Kevin will bring his core competencies in finance, accounting, professional services, and project management to the Origin portfolio. MarketWire

eLayaway Scores Again With NFL Minnesota Vikings' 2012 Season Ticket Renewal Program
For the fourth year in a row, the Minnesota Vikings have chosen eLayawaySPORTS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of eLayaway, Inc. (OTCQB: ELAY) (PINKSHEETS: ELAY), to process their 2012 season ticket renewal payments for their fans. The popular payment plan makes it possible for Vikings' fans to pay over a period of time for their season ticket renewals MarketWire

Cinedigm to Present at the Gabelli & Company 4th Annual Movie & Broadcasting Conference
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corporation (NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in the digital cinema industry, announced today that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chris McGurk, and Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Adam Mizel, will present at the Gabelli & Company 4th Annual, Inc. Movie & Broadcasting Conference on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 12:15 p.m MarketWire

Foxit(R) Launches PDF IFilter - Desktop
Foxit® Corporation, a leading provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents, today announced a desktop version of its industry leading PDF IFilter product. Foxit PDF IFilter - Desktop provides advanced PDF search and index capabilities for desktop systems. MarketWire

Frontier Oilfield Services, Inc. Announces the Addition of New CFO
Frontier Oilfield Services, Inc. (OTCQB: FOSI) (PINKSHEETS: FOSI), an oilfield services company with operations focused primarily in the Haynesville Shale area of East Texas, is pleased to announce the addition of Kenneth K. Conte, age 53, as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Frontier. Mr. Conte will be located at Frontier's headquarters in Dallas, Texas. MarketWire

Vantive Media Launches HRlab.com -- An HR Software Community
Vantive Media, a digital media company that delivers technology focused content through online channels, has launched HRlab.com -- an information rich portal and online community focused on research, current events, software reviews and online community engagement for the HR software industry. MarketWire

EPiServer Acquires Business of e-Commerce Solution Provider Mediachase
EPiServer, an innovator in multichannel digital marketing and e-Commerce software, announced today that it acquired the business of longstanding technology provider, Mediachase, an e-commerce and collaboration software solutions provider MarketWire

Leader in Direct Response TV Advertising, A. Eicoff & Company, Names Bill McCabe President and CEO
A. Eicoff & Company, a division of Ogilvy & Mather, announced today that Bill McCabe has been named President and CEO. McCabe succeeds Ron Bliwas, who has occupied this position for the last 32 years. Bliwas will continue to provide leadership and support to the agency as Acting Chairman. MarketWire

Tech Start-Up to Help College Bookstores Increase Revenues and Enhance Higher Education Affordability for Students
CAMEX Campus Market Expo 2012 [Booth #2620] -- HubEdu.com, an educational technology platform that partners with college bookstores to increase their revenues and to enhance higher education affordability for students, officially launched today at the CAMEX Campus Market Expo 2012 in the Salt Palace. MarketWire

Wish Upon a Hero Using A Better World Facebook Game to Grant Wish of Special Needs School
ToonUps, cause gaming pioneer and creator of A Better World Facebook game, today announced that it will work with the non-profit charity Wish Upon a Hero to grant a wish for Gracie's Place, a special needs school for children, based in a Sacramento suburb. Gracie's Place is hoping for a transport van to assist more children and families in need MarketWire

Bellacor Extends CommerceHub Contract
CommerceHub, the industry's leading provider of fulfillment and integration solutions for retailers and wholesale distribution companies, today announced a contract extension with Bellacor, the one-stop e-tailer for lighting and home furnishings. MarketWire

Atlantic Metro Communications Partners With RTP Technology Corporation to Offer Cost-Effective Business Continuity and Storage as a Service Solutions
Atlantic Metro Communications, an award-winning, full-service Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider with solutions for businesses that make technology simple, manageable and affordable, today announced its partnership with RTP Technology Corporation (RTP) to offer organizations business continuity and Storage as a Service (SaaS) solutions. MarketWire

DeYoe Wealth Management Presents "Women -- A Force for Change" Event in Honor of International Women's Day
DeYoe Wealth Management, a Berkeley-based firm that specializes in personal wealth management, is hosting an awareness and public service event from 11:30 to 1:30 on Thursday, March 8, in honor of International Women's Day MarketWire

Fisher Communications' Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2011 Financial Results Driven by Strong Performance of Company's Core Broadcast Stations and Growing Momentum of Digital Portfolio
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), a leader in local media innovation, today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2011 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR"), a leading provider of Personal Health Records (PHRs), MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions and electronic document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals, today announced plans to release its fourth quarter and year-end financial results for the period ended December 31, 2011 on Friday, March 30, 2012 after the market closes MarketWire

Marban Eastern Down Dip Zone Returns 6.4 g/t Au Over 8.9 Metres
NioGold Mining Corporation (TSX VENTURE: NOX) ("NioGold") is pleased to report on the initial drilling results of the second phase program conducted under the terms of the Aurizon Mines Ltd. ("Aurizon") earn-in option on the Marban Block property, located in the Malartic gold camp, Abitibi region of Quebec. MarketWire

WatchIt Technologies Confirms the Ability to Develop a Multi-Million Dollar Pay-as-You-Go Model for Over-the-Road Truckers
WatchIt Technologies Inc. "http://www.watchittech.com" (PINKSHEETS: WTCT) confirmed that recent testing has proven its Diesel Fuel Reformer unit can be disabled remotely without disrupting the operational running of the host vehicle. MarketWire

Report From Zenprise Cloud Offers Details on Corporate Adoption of Mobile Devices
Zenprise®, Inc., the leader in secure mobile device management (MDM), today released a report that sheds new light on how enterprise organizations are embracing the "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) to work trend. MarketWire

Novelos Therapeutics and Academic Collaborators Have Three Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at 2012 AACR Annual Meeting
Novelos Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQX: NVLT), a pharmaceutical company developing novel drugs for treatment and diagnosis of cancer, today announced that three scientific posters based on research conducted by Jamey Weichert, Ph.D., and his colleagues will be presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting in April 2012 in Chicago MarketWire

StudentUniverse Names Atle Skalleberg CEO
StudentUniverse, the leading student deals service, named Atle Skalleberg as its new Chief Executive Officer. Skalleberg will take up his new duties immediately. He succeeds Mr. Espen Odegard, who founded the company and has been its Chief Executive Officer since 1999. Odegard will continue to serve as the technology company's Executive Chairman. MarketWire

Senomyx Announces Corporate Update and Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results
Senomyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNMX) MarketWire

Viator.com Launches "Win Your Dream Travel Job" Contest -- 60 Days, 20 Cities, 1 Video Camera -- All on Viator
Viator.com, the leading resource for more than 9,000 tours and activities in over 150 countries, has launched a global casting call to find four passionate travelers with a knack for capturing their passion on film MarketWire

JDSU Delivers an Industry-First for Reliable 4G/LTE and Mobile Backhaul Deployment
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today introduced an industry first communications test solution to help service providers and network equipment manufacturers prevent dropped calls and poor video quality over 4G/LTE and mobile backhaul networks due to Ethernet synchronization issues. The new "SyncE" solution is available on JDSU's Optical Network Test (ONT) platform. MarketWire

JDSU Announces Availability of 8500 Series 40G Coherent Transponder
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced availability of its 8500 series 40 Gigabit per second (40G) coherent (DP-QPSK) transponder for a broad range of high-speed optical networking applications that includes key coherent processing technology from system-on-chip (SoC) supplier ClariPhy. MarketWire

Hamilton Thorne Expands Distribution Partnership With Leading Microscope and Optical Systems Producer Leica Microsystems
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Colorado Goldfields Inc. Announces New Approach in Pride of the West Mill Permit; Streamlines Dry Stack Tailings Repository; Accelerates Time to Production
Colorado Goldfields Inc. (OTCQB: CGFIA) (PINKSHEETS: CGFIA) announces its streamlined approach to tailings management, which was contained in the Company's Rule 112-b Reclamation Permit Amendment (AM-03) Application to the State of Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining, and Safety ("DRMS") submitted on January 27, 2012. MarketWire

Great Lakes Opens Grant Opportunity for Wisconsin Technical Colleges
Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation (Great Lakes) today announced a new grant opportunity made available through its Community Investments program MarketWire

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Announces Filing of 2011 Annual Report on Form 20-F
Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced today that it has filed its 2011 Annual Report on Form 20-F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). MarketWire

Integra Gold Corp Appoints Herve Thiboutot as Senior Vice President Exploration
Integra Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: ICG) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Herve Thiboutot as Senior Vice President - Exploration. Mr. Thiboutot and his more than 29 years of experience working for both major and mid-tier mining companies are a welcome addition to the Company. Mr MarketWire

Eminence Introduces First Organic Skin Care with a Natural Retinol Alternative
Eminence Organic Skin Care is thrilled to announce the new Age Corrective Collection with a collagen boosting Natural Retinol Alternative Complex and PhytoCellTec™ Swiss Green Apple stem cell technology! Discover instant results and lasting beauty with exotic coconut, bamboo and neroli oil plus two revolutionary, clinically-proven age correcting ingredients MarketWire

Redbox and Universal Studios Home Entertainment Sign Multi-Year Agreement
Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Redbox, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR), announced the signing of a multi-year agreement that will continue to make Universal Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD titles available for rental at Redbox® locations nationwide 28 days following their home entertainment release MarketWire

WCG Reports 2011 Business Results and Highlights
WCG, an independent global strategic communications consulting firm, today reported another year of growth and progress with approximately a 29 percent increase in revenue to $47.6 million in 2011 over $37 million in 2010. During the 10 years the firm has been in business, it has achieved a 41 percent compounded growth rate. MarketWire

Augme Technologies Scheduled to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 24th Annual Growth Stock Conference
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT), a technology and services leader in interactive media marketing that offers the only patented and innovative end-to-end mobile marketing platform, today announced that it will present at the Roth Capital Partners 24th Annual Growth Stock Conference on Monday, March 12th at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, CA. MarketWire

Revolutionary Science Brings Back Olympic Hopes
Therapy Cells, Inc. (OTCBB: TCEL) announces the following. MarketWire

First California to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences
First California Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCAL), the holding company of First California Bank, today announced that the company's management is scheduled to participate on the Southern California Banks Panel at the Sandler O'Neill & Partners 2012 West Coast Financial Services Conference in San Francisco, California at the Ritz-Carlton on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 2:50 p.m. Pacific Time MarketWire

Jobscience Receives AppExchange Best of '11 Award for Human Resources & Recruiting From Salesforce.com Customers
Jobscience, a leading Talent Relationship Management provider, today was honored by salesforce.com customers with one of the salesforce.com's AppExchange Best of '11 Awards. In receiving this customer choice award for Best of 2011 Human Resources & Recruiting, Jobscience joined all the winners being recognized for their ability to deliver customer success. Built using Force.com, salesforce MarketWire

Digital Caddies Signs 3-Year Contract With Copeland Hills Golf Club
Digital Caddies (PINKSHEETS: CADY) is pleased to announce is that Copeland Hills Golf Club www.copelandhillsgolf.com has signed an agreement to install Digital Caddies GPS service at their golf club. MarketWire

OneWire to Host Webinar on Role of Relationship Building in Successful Recruiting
WHO: OneWire®, putting the power of precise recruiting technology in the hands of candidates and recruiters WHAT: Will present a complimentary webinar titled "Relationships: The Key to Recruiting Success" WHEN: Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. EST (11:00 a.m. PST/12:00 p.m. MST and 1:00 p.m MarketWire

Maxim Group LLC Establishes New Florida Branch
Maxim Group LLC, a leading full service investment banking, securities and wealth management firm, announced the establishment of a new branch office in Boca Raton, Florida. The branch is located at 7900 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33434 and will be staffed by 25 Capital Markets and Wealth Management professionals. MarketWire

ClariPhy Licenses Tensilica's Xtensa Dataplane Processor (DPU) for Optical Networking Mixed Signal, Digital Signal Processing (MXSP) SOCs
Tensilica®, Inc. today announced that ClariPhy Communications, Inc., a leading developer of ultra-high speed mixed signal, digital signal processing (MXSP) system-on-chip (SOC) solutions for coherent optical networks, has licensed Tensilica's Xtensa® dataplane processor unit (DPU) for a deeply embedded control application. MarketWire

Market Metrix Announces Annual 2011 Hospitality Index Results
Guest satisfaction with hotels improved in 2011 over the prior year (+1.2 to 84.5) due in part to improved hotel performance and the positive industry outlook. The largest gains occurred among luxury hotels (+2.9 to 88.8) while Midscale (w/o F&B) hotels posted the biggest decline (-0.3 to 83.5) compared to the previous year MarketWire

Li-ion Motors Corp. (OTCBB: LIMO) (FRANKFURT: LL9L), Corporate Update
Li-ion Motors Corp. (OTCBB: LIMO) (FRANKFURT: LL9L), winner of the 2010 X-Prize using 21st Century Design & Engineering of emission-free, all electric, high speed, long range automotive propulsion systems using the latest lithium-ion battery technology, updates current status for shareholders. On February 22, 2012 Li-ion Motors completed its one for five reverse split. LIMO is the new symbol MarketWire

LOYAL3 Hires Ex-Merriman Capital CEO as Chief Financial Officer
LOYAL3, inventor of the Customer Stock Ownership Plan (CSOP™) which enables public companies to sell their stock directly to customers from their website or Facebook page, announced today that Peter Coleman has been hired as Chief Financial Officer. He will oversee corporate finance, accounting and compliance functions, and will report to LOYAL3 Chief Executive Officer, Barry Schneider. MarketWire

New Universal Broadband Solutions for Enterprise and Residential Markets Showcased by Actelis and 3M at CeBIT 2012
Actelis Networks®, The Broadband Acceleration Company™, will exhibit in the 3M Services GmbH (3M) stand, Galerie in Halle 13, at CeBIT 2012 MarketWire

AllEnergy Corporation Acquires an Interest in a 2 Million Acre Belize Oil & Gas Concession
AllEnergy Corporation (OTCQB: AFSE) (PINKSHEETS: AFSE) (www.allenergyco.com), a growth-oriented international energy company, today reported signing a contract for an interest in a 2 million acre Belize oil and gas concession MarketWire

NewTek Expands Global Presence With UK Office
NewTek announced today that the company has opened a corporate office in the United Kingdom. The NewTek office in Windsor, Berkshire will serve as the sales and marketing hub for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) MarketWire

Demand Response Auctions Help GSA Generate More Competition and Keep More Revenues From Energy Curtailment Participation
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it successfully teamed with the GSA Energy Division to auction approximately 24 MW of demand response (~8 MW annually over a three year term) with support from Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) MarketWire

Peregrine Announces Seven Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at AACR 2012 Annual Meeting
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc MarketWire

Allegheny General Hospital Implants Region's 1st SynCardia Total Artificial Heart
SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) performed its first implant of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart on Feb. 17. MarketWire

Digirad Corporation Board of Directors Adopts Strengthened Charter and Policies
Digirad Corporation (NASDAQ: DRAD) today announced it has adopted a series of new corporate governance policies aimed at strengthening the Company's high standard of corporate governance practice MarketWire

Fukushima Sees Recent Lack of Trouble, While Japanese Government Heavily Criticized, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- As Japan nears the one-year anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, the ensuing nuclear disaster at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station, owned and operated by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TYO:9501) (Tokyo) (TEPCO), continues to shape the nation's news MarketWire

Patent Rights Group Inc. (PRG) and R&D Funding Management Inc. (RDFM) Announce New Business Partnership to Monetize Innovation in Canada
Patent Rights Group Inc. (PRG) and R&D Funding Management Inc. (RDFM) announced today a new business partnership to enable Canadian companies to monetize their patent rights and simultaneously secure government tax credits and grants. MarketWire

Reykjavik to Discover the 'Dark Side' at 2012 Internet Marketing Event
Attendees of the upcoming Reykjavik Internet Marketing Conference (RIMC) will discover the 'darker side' of internet marketing during this year's unique 'dark sessions' -- a first for the conference. MarketWire

Kona Grill Promotes Christi Hing to Chief Financial Officer
Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, has promoted Christi Hing from vice president and controller to chief financial officer. MarketWire

"Both Voters (75%) and Physicians (77%) Feel Consistently Negative About the Cost of Healthcare and the Current State of the U.S. Healthcare System," According to the Latest AdSAM-SenseUs(R) Poll on Emotion
AdSAM® the leader in measuring true emotional response, today released its seventh "State of Healthcare in the U.S." SenseUs® poll, which challenges readers to review the findings and add their comments on the SenseUs blog at (www.SenseUS.net), or through Twitter or on Facebook and LinkedIn. MarketWire

Integrated Management Information (IMI Global) Acquires Controlling Interest in Organic Certification Leader International Certification Services, Inc.
Integrated Management Information, Inc. (IMI Global) (OTCBB: INMG), a leading provider of verification and Internet solutions for the agricultural/livestock industry under the Where Food Comes From® brand, today announced it has acquired controlling interest in International Certification Services, Inc MarketWire

The Radicati Group Releases "Google vs. Microsoft Office 365 -- An Analyst Evaluation and Comparison"
The Radicati Group, Inc.'s latest study, "Google vs. Microsoft Office 365 -- An Analyst Evaluation and Comparison," provides an in-depth analysis and comparison of Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365 in the Cloud-based Productivity Suites market. MarketWire

Rowan Norway Update
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New Coal-Fired Power Plant Closures Announced, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- This week has brought new announcements regarding utilities' plans to take aging coal-fired power plants offline, as low natural gas prices and increased legislation regarding emissions continue forcing generators to make decisions about the futures of the their coal-fired fleets MarketWire

aurionPro Wins 2012 IBM Beacon Award for -- Smarter Industry: Best Industry Solution for Banking
--aurionPro-- was named winner of a 2012 IBM Beacon Award for -- Smarter Industry: Best Industry Solution for Banking. This honor is awarded each year to a select number of IBM Business Partners to recognize information technology excellence, commitment to skills attainment, industry knowledge and innovative solutions based on IBM technology and services. MarketWire

Methode Electronics, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Third-Quarter Financial Results
Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI), a global developer of custom engineered and application specific products and solutions, today announced financial results for the Fiscal 2012 third quarter ended January 28, 2012. MarketWire

Overland Storage to Present at 24th Annual Roth Capital Growth Stock Conference on March 13, 2012
Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), a trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced that Eric Kelly, President and CEO, and Kurt Kalbfleisch, CFO, will present at the Roth Capital Partners 24th Annual Orange County Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. PT MarketWire

Writers Group Film Corp. Lawsuit Resolved: Settlement and Dismissal Announced
Writers Group Film Corp. (OTCQB: WRIT) (PINKSHEETS: WRIT) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Front Row Networks, Inc., a Los Angeles-based 3D concert production and distribution company, announced today that the lawsuit brought by Plaintiff George Sharp has been settled and dismissed MarketWire

Resolvit, LLC Opens Technology Solutions and Services Operation in Buenos Aires
Resolvit, LLC, a growing leader in information technology (IT) and business consulting solutions, today announced the addition of their new international division, Resolvit International S.A. This expansion marks Resolvit's first transnational venture and extends the firm's current footprint in existing U.S. markets and supports its strategic international growth plans. MarketWire

Public Media Campaign on Women and Girls Leadership Celebrates Women's History Month and International Women's Day
The Independent Television Service (ITVS) announced today that its Women and Girls Lead public media initiative will present in March a multifaceted set of activities for Women's History Month and International Women's Day MarketWire

Home Insulation 101
(Family Features) Homeowners spend a lot of time and money making their homes comfortable, inviting places to live. But if you're not putting some of that effort into what's behind the walls, you could be missing out on comfort and savings. MarketWire

Share Your Breakfast
(Family Features) Studies show that breakfast can help kids boost their academic performance -- improving behavior, reducing absences and tardiness and increasing focus and physical performance according to research published in the American Dietetic Association Journal (2005) MarketWire

Wild Blueberries
(Family Features) How do you get more of nature's antioxidant superfruit into your daily diet? Fill your freezer with delicious frozen-fresh Wild Blueberries. These little blue powerhouses from Maine and Canada have superior antioxidant capacity compared with other fruits and veggies. They're just as healthy as fresh and may even retain their nutritional value longer MarketWire

Pear Perfection
(Family Features) For the more than 25 million Americans living with diabetes, food choices are critical to maintaining their health. MarketWire

4 Ways to Help Kids Make Cents of Finances
(Family Features) Financial literacy is as important as learning the ABC's. By teaching financial and entrepreneurial practices at a young age, children will be better prepared for their financial futures. MarketWire

Tending to Your Cat on a Tight Schedule
(Family Features) When slowed down by life's common inconveniences -- a traffic jam, an overtime game or a crowded grocery store -- it is often impossible to accomplish everything on your to-do list MarketWire

Protect Children From Accidental Medication Overdoses
(Family Features) While it may seem like common knowledge to store medications and vitamins out of the reach of children, each year one of every 150 two-year-olds ends up in an emergency room for an unintentional medication overdose, most often after getting into medicine while their parents or caregivers were not looking, according to Dan Budnitz, M.D., M.P.H MarketWire

Fabulous Ingredients
(Family Features) Making dishes worthy of a choice restaurant menu doesn't mean spending hours in the kitchen. It's more about choosing top-drawer ingredients -- and here are a few you can pick up in the deli department. They're all members of an elite club of authentic foods made according to traditional methods and are certified PDO (Protected Denomination of Origin) by the European Union. MarketWire

Dental Implant Surgeries Dramatically Increasing, Says Atlanta Cosmetic Dentist
Atlanta cosmetic dentist Robert Brochstein has noticed an increase in dental implant surgery in the last five years. According to Dr. Brochstein, advances in digital imaging technology and in materials science have fueled this growth. Based on data from Dr. Brochstein's Atlanta dental practice, implant surgeries are up nearly 50% compared to one decade ago. MarketWire

America's Leading Meal Assembly Company, Dream Dinners Celebrates 10 Years
Ten years ago, gas averaged 1.61 per gallon. The first American idol was voted in, and in the rural American community of Snohomish, Washington, two soccer moms accidentally invented a revolution in dinner preparation that spread across America -- the 100 million dollar meal assembly industry. They hit a nerve. Time starved moms needed a dinnertime solution. MarketWire

Low Dose PEM Results Presented at ECR 2012
Presented today at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna, Austria, researchers from Boca Raton Regional Hospital in Florida showed that FDG dose for Positron Emission Mammography (PEM) may be reduced by up to 50% without impacting sensitivity. Several clinical cases utilizing an optimized dose were presented as part of this abstract. MarketWire

SDRL - Flagging/Follow Up on Mandatory Notification of Trade by Hemen Holding Limited
MarketWire

Carbon Sciences Reports Promising Test Results for Its Steam Reforming Catalyst
Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to make transportation fuels and other valuable products from natural gas, today announced that it has completed several promising tests of its new high performance steam reforming catalyst. MarketWire

Metso to supply evaporation plant and upgrade of recovery boiler for Billerud in Sweden
Metso will supply a new evaporation plant and an upgrade of an existingrecoveryboiler for Billerud Skärblacka AB's Skärblacka mill outsideNorrköping inSweden. The goal is to strengthen the mill for the future by improvingenvironmental performance and energy efficiency as well as to enable futurecompany expansion MarketWire

Statoil: Changes in the corporate executive committee
Lars Christian Bacher has been appointedexecutive vice president forDevelopment and Production International (DPI) in Statoil (OSE: STL,NYSE:STO)and will take up his new position as of 1 September. Bacher will succeedPeterMellbye who is retiring after 30 years with the company. MarketWire

ProPhotonix Limited Final Results
MarketWire

Airspan Networks Selected by Turkish Police for 4G Public Safety Application
Mobile World Congress -- Airspan Networks Inc., a leading provider of 4G broadband wireless access networks, announced today that the Turkey National Police has selected Airspan equipment for high-speed broadband services in the cities of Isparta and Burdur for mission critical applications. MarketWire

Option reports second half year and full year 2011 results
Option N.V. (EURONEXT Brussels: OPTI; OTC:OPNVY), a global leader in wireless connectivity, security and experience,todayannounced its results for the full fiscal year and second half yearendedDecember 31, 2011 MarketWire

Ablynx Presents Pipeline and Technology Update at R&D Day in New York
Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] willpresentrecent developments and provide an outlook on its partnered andproprietaryclinical and pre-clinical pipeline, as well as a technology updateduringtoday's R&D Day. The event will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in NewYorkCity, USA starting at 08:00 a.m MarketWire

AkzoNobel announces Board changes
AkzoNobel today announced a numberof personnel changes in its governancestructure. Two new Supervisory Board members will be nominated for electionbyshareholders at the 2012 Annual General Meeting of shareholders, while RobFrohn, Board of Management member responsible for Specialty Chemicals, willleave the company. All changes will become effective on May 1, 2012. MarketWire

MorphoSys AG Reports Record Results for Fiscal Year 2011
Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Lattice Announces Upgraded HDR-60 Video Camera Development Kit Featuring New GUI From Helion
At the Embedded World show in Nuremberg, Germany, February 28 - March 1, Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced an upgrade to the Lattice HDR-60 Video Camera Development Kit, now enhanced with a Helion Graphical User Interface (GUI). MarketWire

Lattice Announces Support for Panasonic 1080p Image Sensor
At the Embedded World show in Nuremberg, Germany February 28 - March 1, Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced it will demonstrate a LatticeECP3-based video camera supporting the Panasonic MN340411080p image sensor. MarketWire

AVI BioPharma Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results and Recent Corporate Developments
AVI BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVII) MarketWire

David Taber of American River Bankshares to Speak at Financial Services Conference
David Taber, President and CEO of American River Bankshares (NASDAQ: AMRB), is scheduled to speak on the Central Valley (Northern California) Banks Panel at the Sandler O'Neill & Partners, L.P. 2012 West Coast Financial Services Conference in San Francisco, CA on Tuesday, March 6th at approximately 3:50 p.m. Pacific Time. MarketWire

North American Food & Beverage Industry First Quarter Expenditures Show Robust $2.2 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Food and beverage manufacturers and distributors across North America are in the middle of a spending spree to build facilities and expansions, and are scheduling maintenance for existing operations MarketWire

NASTAR Center Announces New Space Training Courses and Public Experience Programs in Preparation for Upcoming Commercial Space Flights
Southampton, PA, USA, February 26, 2012 - The NASTAR® Center, the premier commercial aerospace training and research center in the world, announces space training and public experience courses in preparation for upcoming commercial spaceflights anticipated to commence in 2013 GlobeNewswire

Wessanen announces acquisition of Clipper Teas, UK market leader in Organic and Fairtrade Teas
Wessanen is announcing today its acquisition of UK-based tea and coffee company Clipper Teas Limited. GlobeNewswire

EUROFORUM Deutschland SE: Growing influence and increasing challenges require FM professionalization
EUROFORUM Deutschland SE /EUROFORUM Deutschland SE: Growing influence and increasing challenges require FM professionalization . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Notice to the Annual General Meeting of Sanoma Corporation
Stock Exchange Release 1/3/2012  15:30 GlobeNewswire

PROPOSALS OF THE LARGEST SHAREHOLDERS OF STONESOFT CORPORATION TO THE AGM
Stonesoft Corporation Stock Exchange Release 1 March 2012 at 3.00 P.M. GlobeNewswire

Bombardier Announces Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2011
Bombardier Inc. /Bombardier Announces Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2011 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

BW Offshore: New contemplated bond issue
BW Offshore Limited is contemplating to issue a NOK 500-750million senior unsecured bond with maturity in March 2017. The proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes. GlobeNewswire

Notice to Oriola-KD Corporation's Annual General Meeting 2012
Oriola-KD Corporation stock exchange release 1 March 2012 at 2.00 p.m.The Board of Directors of Oriola-KD Corporation has today decided to convene the Annual General Meeting of the shareholders of Oriola-KD Corporation on 26 March 2012. The below notice to the meeting will be published in Finnish in the newspaper Helsingin Sanomat on Saturday, 3 March 2012. GlobeNewswire

Outokumpu - Resolutions of Extraordinary General Meeting 2012
STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE1 March 2012 at 1.50 pm EET GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom introduces new embossable wallcoverings at 2012 China Wallcovering Expo
Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE March 1, 2012 at 1.30 pm GlobeNewswire

Talvivaara Uranium Permitting Update: licence granted by Finnish Government to extract Uranium as a by-product
Stock exchange releaseTalvivaara Mining Company Plc.1 March 2012 GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä signs extensive Operation and Maintenance agreement for Brazilian power plant
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical Press Release, 1 March 2012 at 1 pm EET GlobeNewswire

Huhtamaki's Annual Accounts 2011 published
HUHTAMÄKI OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 1.3.2012 AT 13:00 GlobeNewswire

Aktiv Kapital announces a significant portfolio acquisition in the United Kingdom with a face value of GBP 470 million
Aktiv Kapital has today signed a contract to acquire a non- performing loan portfolio in the United Kingdom with a face value of GBP 470 million. The portfolio consists of more than 90 000 accounts of unsecured, non-performing consumer loans, with gross collections in the 12 months prior to completion of over GBP 13 million GlobeNewswire

ABLYNX PRESENTS PIPELINE AND TECHNOLOGY UPDATE AT R&D DAY IN NEW YORK
GHENT, Belgium, 1st March 2012 - Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] will present recent developments and provide an outlook on its partnered and proprietary clinical and pre-clinical pipeline, as well as a technology update during today's R&D Day.The event will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City, USA starting at 08:00 a.m GlobeNewswire

SDRL - FLAGGING/FOLLOW UP ON MANDATORY NOTIFICATION OF TRADE BY HEMEN HOLDING LIMITED
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AkzoNobel announces Board changes
March 1, 2012 GlobeNewswire

Lets in Kista and Västerås
Klövern AB has signed three long lease contracts in Kista and Västerås. The contract value for the lettings totals SEK 118 million.In Västerås Klövern has signed a ten-year lease contract with the Finnish company Sarlin and a new seven-year contract with the existing tenant Mälarenergi. Sarlin will rent 4,700 sq.m., consisting of around 3,700 sq.m GlobeNewswire

Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. Q4 Operating Profit through 83% fleet utilization
Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has booked an Operating Profit in its Fourth Quarter Financial Results of USD 884,000 on revenues of USD 9.5 million. Revenues were up almost 300% from the same Period in the previous year. Fairstar's operating profit signaled a change in fortunes from the first three quarters of 2011 GlobeNewswire

Prosafe SE : Dividend approved
The Board of Directors resolved to declare an interim dividend equivalent to USD 0.133 per share to shareholders of record as of 9 March 2012. GlobeNewswire

Prosafe SE : Fourth quarter 2011
Operating profit for the fourth quarter came to USD 51.8 million and net profit amounted to USD 36.5 million. Operating profit for the year 2011 was USD 192.3 million and net profit for 2011 equalled USD 158 million. The utilization of the rig fleet was 80 per cent in 2011. GlobeNewswire

Stépan Breedveld and Johan van der Werf confident in future Ordina
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Biotie Successfully Completes Imaging Study with SYN120
Biotie Therapies Corp.  Stock Exchange Release  1 March 2012 at 9.00 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Bavarian Nordic Submits a Marketing Application for its Smallpox Vaccine to the European Medicines Agency
KVISTGAARD, Denmark, March 1, 2012 - Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA) announced today that it has submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for its smallpox vaccine (IMVAMUNE®) that will be marketed under the trade name IMVANEX® in Europe GlobeNewswire

Statoil: Changes in the corporate executive committee
Lars Christian Bacher has been appointed executive vice president for Development and Production International (DPI) in Statoil (OSE: STL, NYSE:STO) and will take up his new position as of 1 September. Bacher will succeed Peter Mellbye who is retiring after 30 years with the company. GlobeNewswire

Tikkurila concluded the sale of its subsidiaries in Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania
Tikkurila OyjStock Exchange ReleaseMarch 1, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

SAM AGUIRRE IS APPOINTED MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF CAMPOSOL HOLDING PLC
On 27 February, the Board of Directors of Camposol Holding Plc appointed Mr. Sam Aguirre as member of the Board of Directors of Camposol Holding Plc.As of the same date, Mr. Christopher Yetter, a member of the Board of Directors of Camposol Holding Plc since 2007 presented his resignation."We would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr GlobeNewswire

Heijmans' results impacted by valuation adjustments property assets
Underlying operating result amounts to € 26 million GlobeNewswire

Pharming announces preliminary financial results 2011
Leiden, The Netherlands, March 1, 2012. Biotech company Pharming Group NV ("Pharming" or "the Company") (NYSE Euronext: PHARM) today published its preliminary (unaudited) financial results for the year ended December 31, 2011. GlobeNewswire

Norske Skog: Annual general meeting 25 April 2012
The board of Norske Skog has approved the final agenda for the company's annual general meeting which will be held on 25 April 2012 at the company's head office: GlobeNewswire

Heads of Agreement signed with Orica and Apache
Oslo (2012-03-01): Yara has signed a heads of agreement with Orica and Apache via joint venture to build a 330,000 metric tons ammonium nitrate plant on the Burrup peninsula and to distribute ammonium nitrate and other explosives products to mining customers in the Pilbara region. GlobeNewswire

Ahold fourth quarter and full year 2011 summary report
Highlights  ·  Fourth quarter sales €7.3 billion (up 4.3 percent at constant exchange rates)  ·  Fourth quarter operating income €328 million (up 11.2 percent)  ·  Fourth quarter underlying retail operating margin 5.0 percent  ·  Full year net income €1.0 billion (up 19 GlobeNewswire

Sika AG: Robust growth - net sales at CHF 4 556 million, net profit at CHF 215 million
Sika AG /Sika AG: Robust growth - net sales at CHF 4 556 million, net profit at CHF 215 million . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Two Phase III studies of Novartis drug INC424 published in NEJM show significant clinical benefit for patients with myelofibrosis
Novartis International AG /Two Phase III studies of Novartis drug INC424 published in NEJM show significant clinical benefit for patients with myelofibrosis . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

New Share Capital Registered and Treasury Shares Transferred
Asker, Norway (29 February 2012) Following the stock option exercises as notified by Oslo Stock Exchange on 23 February 2012, 50,250 new shares have now been registered in the Company Register in Brønnøysund for exercises from the 2009 stock option plans secured by warrants. 75,250 shares are transferred to cover the exercises from the 2008 plan GlobeNewswire

Formation Metals (TSX:FCO) (OTCQX:FMETF) Started Trading on the OTCQX - Video Summary of Company Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 29, 2012 - Formation Metals (TSX:FCO) (OTCQX:FMETF) has started trading on the OTCQX under the symbol FMETF. GlobeNewswire

Alphamin Resources Corp. : UPDATE ON BISIE TIN PROJECT, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO ("DRC")
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Novae Group plc : Total voting rights
NEWS RELEASE GlobeNewswire

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