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Public sector banks show 19 per cent growth in priority sector lending: Economic Survey
The Economic Survey 2011-12 has underlined the fact that flow of agricultural credit has been impressive. The Indian banking system disbursed credit of Rs 4,46,779 crore to the agricultural sector as against a target of Rs 3,75,000 crore in 2010-11, thereby exceeding the target by around 19 per cent ANI

Options to ensure price stability in food items - Economic Survey
According to Economic Survey 2011-12, which was presented by the Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday, the following options to ensure price stability in food items. ANI

Boeing denies Air India's $500m compensation claims
American aircraft manufacturer Boeing has denied Indian Government claims that it had agreed to pay 500 million dollars as compensation to national carrier Air India for delays on aircraft deliveries. ANI

Economic Survey pegs GDP growth at 6.9 percent for 2011-12
The Economic Survey for fiscal 2011-12 which was presented by Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday has estimated the Indian economy to grow by 6.9 percent in 2011-12 mainly due to weakening industrial growth. ANI

Highlights of Economic Survey 2011-12
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday presented the Economic Survey for fiscal 2011-12 in Parliament. ANI

Economic Survey: FY12 growth pegged at 6.9 pc
The Economic Survey has maintained that for the year 2012, GDP growth will be pegged at 6.8 per cent, while growth for the year 2013, is expected to be pegged at 7.6 per cent. ANI

Inaugural Lifestyle Expo Opens in Jakarta
Some 200 companies from Hong Kong and Guangdong Province are taking part in the inaugural Lifestyle Expo in Jakarta, which opened today and continues through 17 March at the Jakarta Convention Centre in the country's capital ACN Newswire

Sharp to Build New Plant in Indonesia
Sharp Corporation announces that P.T. Sharp Electronics Indonesia (SEID) - Sharp's production and sales subsidiary based in Jakarta, Indonesia - is expanding production capacity for refrigerators and washing machines. The new production facility willbe built in Karawang International Industrial City (KIIC) in Karawang, West Java Province ACN Newswire

Export Confidence Improves Slightly But Remains Fragile
The latest HKTDC Export Index, published by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), showed a slight rebound from the previous quarter, though Hong Kong exporter confidence remains weak. The Index was revealed today at a HKTDC press conference led by the Council's Chief Economist Edward Leung. It is also available in the latest issue of the HKTDC Trade Quarterly ACN Newswire

Thomson Reuters Launches Accelus Compliance Manager
Solution to help firms keep up with the growing demands of global regulationLondon, 15 March, 2012 ­­­-- Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk & Compliance today announced the launch of Accelus Compliance Manager, a single platform that allows firms to track, monitor and understand regulatory changes and connect them to their internal compliance process and workflow ACN Newswire

Galaxy Entertainment Group Reports Record Breaking 2011 Financial Results
Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited ("GEG" or "the Group") (HK:0027), one of the fastest growing entertainment companies in the world, today reported results for the three month and twelve month periods ended 31 December 2011.GEG: Another HistoricYear with All-time Records-- Record full year Group revenue doubled to $41 billion-- Record full year Group Adjusted EBITDA of $5 ACN Newswire

NEC Increases Line Services for CONNEXIVE M2M Solutions
NEC Corp. announced today the beginning of sales activities for its enhanced M2M (Machine to Machine) CONNEXIVE line connection services (line provision service) using mobile line technologies. These services will be available globally from April 2, 2012 ACN Newswire

Honda to Build New Automobile Production Plant in Indonesia
P.T. Honda Prospect Motor (HPM), Honda's automobile manufacturing and sales joint venture in Indonesia, today announced plans to build a new automobile production plant with annual production capacity of 120,000 units. The plant will be located within the property of the existing HPM plant in the Karawang Industrial Park in a suburb of Jakarta ACN Newswire

Schneider Electric: Utilising Single Integrated Solutions in Mining
"It is crucial for mining companies to get to market faster," says Paul Cooper, General Manager - Mining, Minerals & Metals, Schneider Electric. "Through the use of integrated solutions, mining executives can effectively reduce risks and speed up thedelivery of their project ACN Newswire

All-New Mazda CX-5 Proves Popular in Japan
Mazda Motor Corp. today has announced that since its sales launch in Japan on February 16, 2012 orders for the all-new Mazda CX-5 reached approximately 8,000 units as of March 14. The result is more than 8 times the monthly sales target of 1,000 units.Twenty seven percent of total CX-5 orders are gasoline engine models, surpassing initial expectations ACN Newswire

MCO Receives Order for 6 Sets of FPSO On-board Compressor Package
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation (MCO), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order for six compressor packages to be installed on a floating production, storage & offloading system (FPSO), which Tupi BV plans to operate in the area of BM-S-11 at Brazil's coast ACN Newswire

Fujitsu ICT Revitalizes Agriculture in Yamanashi
Fujitsu today announced the start of a field trial for sweet-corn cultivation using a farm-information sensing network. The trial will use the "Yamanashi Cooperative Farming System" promoted by Yamanashi Prefecture, and is intended to revitalize agriculture in the prefecture ACN Newswire

Personnel Changes of Representative Directors and President
The following resolution on personnel changes of Representative Directors and President of Sharp Corporation has been made following today's board meeting:1. Reason for Personnel Change: Change in Management System2 ACN Newswire

'Korean Celeb Face Match' That Seeks Similar Korean Stars Ranks Top in Free Photo Application in China
The 'Korean Celeb Face Match,' an entertainment application that searches similar celebrities, enjoys high popularity in China as it ranks first in photo & video segment of App Store. MarketWire

WTIA Announces Winners of the 2012 Industry Achievement Awards
The Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) (, one of North America's largest statewide associations of technology companies, announced the winners of its 17th annual Industry Achievement Awards (IAA) event this evening in Seattle MarketWire

Alorica Hiring 400 More
Alorica (, a leading provider of customer management outsourcing solutions, announced today they are hosting a job fair this Saturday to hire 400 call center positions for its Colorado Springs, CO location. The Colorado site, previously a Ryla facility, is now an Alorica facility. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Discovery Tour Event on March 27th in Oslo, Norway to Feature Enhanced 3D Modeling With CADWorx(R) Plant Professional Plus Collaboration With CAESAR II(R) and PV Elite(R) for Engineering Analysis
Intergraph has scheduled a Discovery Tour event on March 27, 2012 in Oslo, Norway that will feature Intergraph CADWorx Plant Professional for intelligent 3D modeling with increased performance on most projects. Demonstrations will include the modeling of equipment, steel, and piping and show enhanced piping features and functions that work together to reduce modeling times MarketWire

Stephen C. Sexauer, Michael W. Peskin and Daniel Cassidy CFA Address Challenges of Retirement Income in New Published Article
What's the lowest-risk retirement strategy for an individual? Is it possible to engineer a strategy that people can and will invest in? Is there a behavioral block that prevents investors from acting in their own best interest? Can anything be done to encourage investors to adopt retirement strategies that insure against longevity risk? MarketWire

Essex Property Trust Executes Agreement for $200 Million Private Placement of Unsecured Notes and Announces Favorable Rating Actions by Both Moody's and Fitch
Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS), announced today that the Company and its operating partnership, Essex Portfolio, L.P., have entered into a note purchase agreement to issue $200 million of senior unsecured notes as outlined in the following overview of the transaction: MarketWire

Seacoast Commerce Bank Announces Hiring of Eric Wadley and the Opening of SBA Loan Production Office in Salt Lake City, Utah
Seacoast Commerce Bank (OTCBB: SCCB) today announced the opening of its ninth Small Business Administration ("SBA") Loan Production Office, located in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the hiring of Eric Wadley, Vice President, SBA Business Development Officer, to manage the new office. Mr. Wadley has over 17 years of banking experience, predominately in the SBA lending industry, all in Salt Lake City MarketWire

Emerging Chicago-Based Crooner Richard Kincaid Leaps Into the Top 20 on FMQB's Hot AC Chart With His Remake of Bill Withers' Classic, 'Ain't No Sunshine'
Chicago-based vocal powerhouse Richard Kincaid soars into the top 20 on the FMQB Hot Adult Contemporary radio chart this week with his soulful single "Ain't No Sunshine," claiming the #19 spot (with a bullet). Kincaid's rendition of the Bill Withers R&B classic places him in company with notable artists including Colbie Caillat, Jessie J, Coldplay and Roberta Flack MarketWire

What the Fertilizer Industry Has Been Doing to Reduce Groundwater Pollution
The fertilizer industry is very concerned and engaged in the issue of nitrate contamination in California's groundwater supplies, according to Richard Cornett, communications director for the Western Plant Health Association in Sacramento, a trade group that represents fertilizer companies, manufacturers and retailers. MarketWire

Viterra Invests in an Australian Container Packing Facility, Broadening Its Grain Origination Capabilities
Viterra Inc. ("Viterra") (TSX: VT) (ASX: VTA) is broadening its Australian grain operations and origination capabilities with the acquisition of IPS Logistics' ("IPS") container packing operation in Narrabri, New South Wales. MarketWire

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. Reports 2011 Operating Results
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CWCO), which develops and operates seawater desalination plants and water distribution systems in areas of the world where naturally occurring supplies of potable water are scarce or nonexistent, today reported its operating results for the year ended December 31, 2011 MarketWire

Thismoment Announces New User-Generated Content Engine for YouTube Brand Channels, and Global Support
thismoment, a provider of social content management software for brands, today announced that it surpassed 650,000 user generated content (UGC) submissions through its flagship product, the Distributed Engagement Channel (DEC). MarketWire

Students Nationwide Honored With $5,000 Scholarships for "Free to Tweet" Salutes to the First Amendment
For sharing online how they enjoy exercising their First Amendment rights and joining in a national celebration of the First Amendment, 22 students from coast to coast will each receive $5,000 scholarships to continue their high school or college education. MarketWire

PremierWest Bancorp Adds to Board of Directors
John Duke, Chairman of the Board of Directors of PremierWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PRWT), the parent company of PremierWest Bank, announced today that Bruce Currier has joined the Board of PremierWest Bancorp. MarketWire

First Sidense Customer Takes Kilopass 1T Patent Coverage License
Kilopass Technology Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor logic non-volatile memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP), today announced it has licensed its 1T patent coverage license (PCL) to a Sidense customer. This is the first in an expected series of customers to license the 1T PCL MarketWire

Ken Lewis and Rick Frisbie of Franklin Resources, Inc. to Speak at Analyst Conference on March 22, 2012
Ken Lewis, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Rick Frisbie, senior vice president and chief administrative officer, of Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN) are scheduled to speak at the UBS Asset Gathering Conference in Boston on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at approximately 8:10 a.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

Quicksilver Updates Status of Financial Reporting and Releases Preliminary Full-Year 2011 Financial Data
Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE: KWK) announced today that due to the ongoing efforts to complete the 2011 integrated control and financial statement audit, the filing of Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 will be delayed beyond the Form 12b-25 extended due date of March 15, 2012 MarketWire

Panera Bread Announces Bill Moreton, Ron Shaich to Become Co-CEOs
Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) has announced that Founder and Executive Chairman, Ron Shaich, and President and Chief Executive Officer, Bill Moreton, will become co-CEOs, effective immediately. MarketWire

WVT Communications Group Reports Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Warwick Valley Telephone Company (NASDAQ: WWVY), referred to as WVT Communications Group or the Company, the parent company of leading cloud communications pioneers, today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2011. Financial results and recent corporate development highlights include: MarketWire

Plexon Inc Announces the 2012 Plexon Neurophysiology Workshop and the 2012 Plexon BioCAM In vitro MEA Workshop
Plexon Inc, the leader in advanced, turnkey hardware and software for neuroscience research, announces early registration for the 2012 Plexon Neurophysiology Workshop, April 24-26, and the 2012 Plexon BioCAM In vitro MEA (microelectrode array) Workshop, April 27, both to be held Dallas, Texas, USA. Early registration closes April 1, 2012. MarketWire

Tix Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results
Tix Corporation (the "Company") (OTCQX: TIXC) (PINKSHEETS: TIXC), a leading entertainment company providing discount ticketing services and branded event merchandising, today reported results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Centrue Financial Corporation Announces 2011 Fourth Quarter Earnings
Centrue Financial Corporation (the "Company" or "Centrue") (OTCQB: TRUE) (PINKSHEETS: TRUE) MarketWire

WestPark Capital Announces Dismissal of the Class Action Suit Against WestPark in the Case Against China Intelligent Lighting and Electronics
WestPark Capital, Inc. announced that a Los Angeles Federal Court has dismissed a shareholder class action against WestPark Capital, Inc. in the case against China Intelligent Lighting and Electronics, Inc MarketWire

Tabbedout Mobile Payment Solution Now Available at Pancho Villa's Mexican Cuisine
Pancho Villa's Mexican Cuisine, announced today that their patrons can now open and pay tabs from their phone with Tabbedout, a mobile payment app available on iPhone and Android smartphones. Pancho Villa's local Micros dealer, CDI Technology, was able to interface Tabbedout directly to their POS system. MarketWire Preventive Flagpole Maintenance Could Save Hundreds of Dollars
Organizations and residences that have in-ground flagpoles can save themselves hundreds of dollars a year by using these simple tips... replace your flagpole rope once a year and have your oversized flag repaired before it is too late. MarketWire

NetApp to Participate in the Pacific Crest Future of Enterprise IT Conference on March 20, 2012
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that Tim Russell, vice president, data lifecycle solutions, will participate in a panel discussion at the Pacific Crest Future of Enterprise IT Conference in Boston on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

DigitalTown Launches 2012 Lacrosse Team Pages
DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCQB: DGTW) (PINKSHEETS: DGTW) is pleased to announce its 2012 team pages on its spirit sites of Boys' and Girls' lacrosse teams. MarketWire

SIB Development & Consulting Partners With the BURGER KING(R) National Franchisee Association to Save Franchisees Millions on Monthly Expenses
SIB Development & Consulting, a company that helps businesses save money on their recurring expenses, today announced it has been named an endorsed partner by the National Franchisee Association (NFA), an organization that represents nearly 5,000 franchised BURGER KING® restaurants in North America MarketWire

Keating Capital Participates in LifeLock Financing
Keating Capital, Inc. announced that on March 14, 2012, it made a $5 million investment in the Series E Convertible Preferred Stock round of LifeLock, Inc., which raised over $100 million. All major existing investors participated including Bessemer Venture Partners, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Symantec Corporation. MarketWire

PARTsolutions Joins the American Bearing Manufacturers Association to Support Bearings Industry
PARTsolutions LLC, a leading provider of next generation 3D part catalog management and sales configuration solutions, is now a member of the American Bearing Manufacturers Association (ABMA). PARTsolutions' membership was approved at the ABMA Annual Conference held March 15-17, 2012 in Bonita Springs, FL MarketWire

Unity Asia Bootcamp Tour to Visit Seoul, Tokyo and Beijing
Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, today announced a series of two-day workshops in Asia to celebrate the strong development communities of the region and their rapidly increasing adoption of Unity MarketWire

Dining, Decking & Discounts Among What's New at The Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa
Having recently completed a $6.5 million renovation, The Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa is riding into 2012 on a wave of new amenities and special offers that will make a splash with guests of all ages. MarketWire

Water Is the Fountain of Youth, Everyone Needs a Moisturizer and Other Common Myths About Your Skin
If you're one of the millions of people who drinks lots of water to make your skin look better, or believes you don't need sunscreen on a cloudy day... think again. Dr. Sheri Feldman, a leading Beverly Hills dermatologist, just released a list of the top ten myths about skin and skincare. MarketWire

Search Retargeting Leader Follows 2011 Growth With New Presence for Operations and Sales
Today, NYC-based search retargeting company Magnetic announced outstanding momentum, exceeding a 500% year over year revenue growth along with an increase in its staff of 250%. Additionally, the company has recently opened new offices in Los Angeles and Buffalo, NY and has plans to open a Chicago office in spring 2012. MarketWire

Trim Holding Group Announces Change of Auditors
Trim Holding Group ("the Company") (PINKSHEETS: TRHG) (OTCQB: TRHG) is pleased to announce that, on March 12, 2012, the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company engaged the services of UHY LLP ("UHY") as the Company's new independent registered public accounting firm MarketWire

Taking the "Bull" Out of Booking Events, Debuts as the Internet's Most Comprehensive Venue Booking Site
The dinner party you are planning for 40 of your closest friends is fast approaching, but you still don't know where you are going to host it. Time is running out and you need to send the invitations but you are waiting to hear back from five venues in which you are interested. The pressure to choose a location is mounting MarketWire

Kenilworth at Nevada Internet Gaming Conference
Kenilworth Systems Corp. (PINKSHEETS: KENS) was well represented at the iGaming North America Conference recently concluded at Las Vegas' Planet Hollywood conference center. MarketWire

Dr. Leanne Buehler of Corvirtus a Featured Speaker at's Quality of Hire Virtual Conference
Leanne Buehler, director of experience solutions for Corvirtus, will present a free webcast for HR professionals on the topic of using assessments for successful hiring. The webcast is part of the Quality of Hire Virtual Conference to be presented by on March 22-23. MarketWire

Excel Maritime Announces Date for the Release of Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 Results, Conference Call and Webcast
Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd (NYSE: EXM), an owner and operator of dry bulk carriers and a provider of worldwide seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, announced today that it will release its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011 before the market open on Friday, March 16, 2012. MarketWire

Judicial Watch Announces a Special Presentation: "Obamacare Update: In the Courts and in Practice"
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced it will host a panel discussion: "Obamacare Update: In the Courts and In Practice MarketWire

YouMail Announces One-Time, Permanent Ditching of Unwanted Callers
YouMail, Inc. ( today announced that it now has a "One-Tap" solution for Android users that allows any caller to be instantly, completely, and permanently ditched, offering the easiest and most effective app-based solution for blocking unwanted calls. The feature works with either the Android's YouMail Visual Voicemail Plus or WhoAreYou app. MarketWire

Fraudulent Law Practices and Scams Harm More Than Just Those Involved
After seeing a rise in fraudulent mortgage modification schemes across the country, The Mortgage Law Group says the culprits do not realize the amount of victims they are harming. MarketWire

14 Radiologists at Medical Arts Radiology Get Maximum Stimulus Act Incentives for EHR Use
14 Radiologists at Medical Arts Radiology (MAR) have obtained their maximum Stage 1 incentives by using the MedicsDocAssistant EHR for Radiology and MedicsRIS from Advanced Data Systems (ADS). MarketWire

RAID Inc. Launches Fusion(R) Server Solutions Powered by Latest Intel Romley Architecture
RAID Incorporated, an end-to-end customized solutions provider in HPC, Big Data, and virtualized environments, today announces its next-generation FusionRomley® server solutions featuring the latest Intel Xeon E5-2600 processor, better known as Sandy Bridge-EP. MarketWire

Southern Products, Inc. Receives Uniform Five-Star Ratings on Website for Its New Sigmac Brand Flat Panel TVs
Southern Products (OTCBB: SNPD), a new manufacturer of "Assembled in the USA" flat-panel televisions, received 15-out-of-15 five-star ratings on the website in the early weeks following the debut sale of its new 55 inch televisions. The five-star rating is the highest rating a consumer can give a product on the Wal-Mart website. MarketWire

Gilman Law LLP Files Lawsuit Against Ginn Development and Affiliates Alleging Massive Mortgage and Real Estate Fraud Throughout Florida
Gilman Law LLP announces it has filed a class action lawsuit against Ginn alleging Bobby Ginn and other Defendants engaged in a massive real estate and mortgage fraud involving fraudulent real estate appraisals throughout Florida. The lawsuit names affiliates, Ginn Development, Ginn Title, The Ginn Company, Ginn & Co., Lubert-Adler, LP, and other co-conspirators as Defendants MarketWire

AdCare Health Systems Acquires Two Skilled Nursing Facilities in Oklahoma
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADK), a leading long-term care provider, has signed definitive purchase agreements for two skilled nursing facilities in Oklahoma for a total consideration of $11.6 million. MarketWire

IceWEB Brings Affordable "Big Data" Manageability to Mid-Market Enterprises
IceWEB, Inc.™ (OTCBB: IWEB),, a leading provider of Unified Data Storage appliances for cloud and virtual environments, announced readily available solutions to mid-market enterprise organizations' "Big Data" challenges with IceWEB's Unified Data Storage Appliances. MarketWire

Fairplex "Makes Waves" With Grand Opening of $28 Million Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center
Fairplex officially opened the doors to its new high-tech Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center. Just as the flutter of a butterfly's wings can cause waves around the world, the opening of the new Center will make a global impact by hosting world-class national and international programming elements in one of the most versatile and customer-friendly Southern California event locations. MarketWire

EHR Vendor GroupOne Signs OrthopaediCare for EHR System Implementation
GroupOne Health Source, Inc., an electronic health record implementation and billing firm, was selected by OrthopaediCare to implement the eClinicalWorks (eCW) electronic health records system for its approximately 38 affiliated healthcare providers. MarketWire

IUVA Conference on Sustainable Ultraviolet Solutions for Disinfection of Public Water & Wastewater
The Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.) and other institutions worldwide continue to test and model ultraviolet (UV) technology to develop sustainable solutions for disinfecting public water and wastewater. UV technology utilizes less chemicals and energy than traditional methods, and is effectively deployed on a smaller scale MarketWire

AnchorFree Updates Hotspot Shield With Automatic Network Detection
AnchorFree, the global leader in consumer secure browsing, privacy and internet freedom, today announced the availability of the latest version of Hotspot Shield, the world's most popular consumer privacy tool MarketWire

AZADI Fine Rugs Selects Zion & Zion as Agency of Record
AZADI Fine Rugs, one of the country's most trusted sources for high-quality rugs, has selected leading Phoenix advertising, public relations, social media, marketing and interactive firm Zion & Zion as its agency of record. Zion & Zion will work with the company on defining and building the AZADI luxury brand, including everything from web to advertising to public relations. MarketWire

Aqua America Partners With PICS
Aqua America, Inc., a leading quality water and wastewater service, has joined PICS. Aqua America Illinois will use PICS contractor management software products: DocuGUARD and InsureGUARD, to pre-screen their vendors. PICS world-class service will allow Aqua America to proactively approach risk management, while serving approximately 3 million people in 11 states. MarketWire

Everbridge Aware(R) Backed by Industry's First Elastic Infrastructure Demonstrates Exceptional Speed for the City of Chicopee, MA
Everbridge, Inc., the world's recognized leader in incident notification and management solutions, announced the successful testing of Everbridge Aware® by the City of Chicopee, MA. This city-wide test of the Everbridge solution demonstrated the performance and speed required by Chicopee officials, and met all of the city's expectations MarketWire

Dutch Gold Announces First Quarter 2012 Conference Call
Dutch Gold Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: DGRI) (PINKSHEETS: DGRI) (the "Company") will host a conference call at 11 AM EST on March 22, 2012. Daniel Hollis, Chairman and CEO; Rauno Perttu, Vice Chairman and COO; and Thomas Leahey, Chief Financial Officer of Dutch Gold Resources, Inc. will conduct the discussion. MarketWire

Sixty-Three Percent of Executives Report a Customer-Centric Strategy Would Increase Revenues; Sixty-Nine Percent Report Lack of Collaboration and Information Silos as Major Barriers
The biggest value of a customer-centric strategy is to drive revenue and the most prominent barrier to customer centricity is the inability to share information across sales/marketing, customer service and product engineering functions, according to a recent survey by Coveo MarketWire

TWD & Associates, Inc. Selected to Support the USG ONE Program
TWD & Associates, Inc. (TWD), a communication and collaboration solutions provider for the public sector, today announced it has been selected as a prime contractor on the U.S. Government Omnibus Network Enterprise (USG ONE), also known as Defense Information Systems Agency's Omnibus Network Enterprise (DISA ONE) program MarketWire

Seabridge to Option Red Mountain Project to Banks Island Gold
Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA)(NYSE Amex: SA) announced today that it has entered into a Letter of Intent whereby it has agreed to option its 100% interest in the Red Mountain Project, located in northwestern British Columbia, Canada, to Banks Island Gold Ltd. MarketWire

"The Dr. Oz Show" Introduces TMS, a New Treatment for Depression
On March 14, 2012, nationally-known Dr. Mehmet Oz introduced the audience of "The Dr. Oz Show" to transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS,) an innovative treatment for depression that is non-invasive and drug-free. Dr. Oz discussed TMS in an episode about exciting new treatments for chronic pain, depression and weight conditions. "I believe this could be an effective treatment," said Dr. Oz MarketWire

SilverSun Technologies Ticker Symbol Changes to SSNT
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT) has been advised by Finra that the new trading symbol of the Company's common stock has been changed, effective Thursday, March 15, 2012. MarketWire

D4 Expands Operations in Michigan With the Acquisition of Litigation Support Services Leader, Detroit Legal Imaging
D4, LLC, a national leader in litigation support and e-discovery services to law firms and corporate law departments, today announced its further expansion in Michigan with the acquisition of Detroit Legal Imaging in Detroit. D4 will serve law firms and corporate clients in the Detroit Metro area and throughout Michigan from its office in Grand Rapids and this new office in Detroit. MarketWire

Zyrion Releases Predictive Analytics Capabilities for Monitoring of Distributed Cloud & IT Infrastructure
Zyrion Inc., a leading provider of Cloud and IT Monitoring software solutions, today announced the availability of the Traverse Predictive Analytics Module that learns the component behavior pattern of IT Services and helps isolate the underlying problem for performance degradation within distributed, heterogeneous cloud infrastructures. MarketWire

L'Oreal Is Named to Ethisphere's 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies List for the Third Time
L'Oréal, the world leader in cosmetics, announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the leading business ethics think-tank, as one of its 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies(1). MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology's New TANTAMOUNT(R) Surface-Mount Molded Tantalum Chip Capacitors Offer Industry-Best Low DCL of 0.005 CV in Five Standard Case Sizes
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced the new TL3 series of TANTAMOUNT® surface-mount tantalum molded chip capacitors, the industry's first such devices to offer DC leakage current (DCL) as low as 0.005 CV, a capability that enables system designers to extend battery run-time in portable devices. MarketWire

TAB Bank Expands Into Houston and Gulf Coast Markets
TAB Bank has expanded into Houston and Gulf Coast markets as the bank continues to grow its financial product and service capabilities. The Houston and Gulf Coast market focus for TAB Bank consists of a diverse economy including a wide variety of industrial and commercial entities MarketWire

Net Savings Link Expands Website With New Departments
Net Savings Link, Inc. (OTCBB: NSAV), a company in the business of providing electronically deliverable sales incentives for the business market, as well as enhanced web based savings programs for the mass consumer market of individuals and families, has opened several new departments at its consumer site MarketWire

Kapow Software Announces Katalyst Apex(TM) Generator for Salesforce(R)
Cloudforce® 2012 Kapow Software, a leading innovator in cloud application integration, today announced Katalyst Apex Generator, the latest enhancement to its award-winning software, Kapow Katalyst. This enhancement will allow businesses to deploy Katalyst-built integrated processes directly into their Salesforce environment with a single click. MarketWire

KooKoo Bear Kids Introduces Interior Design Services
KooKoo Bear Kids, an online, catalog, and retail store marketer of designer kids' rooms and exceptional gifts, introduces Interior Design Services to help Moms create memorable, one-of-a-kind nurseries and children's rooms. KooKoo Bear has hired Interior Designer Megan Meloy to head up the design services team MarketWire

Home ECO-nomics: Moen Offers Smart Green Tips for Fix A Leak Week, March 12-18th
We're all doing our part to be a bit more environmentally conscious these days, and if you need a jump start to begin thinking a bit more green, this week is the perfect time to do just that. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging consumers to take simple steps toward going green -- while also saving green -- during Fix-A-Leak Week, taking place the week of March 12-18. MarketWire

Purdue Innovation Fund Awards Nearly $500,000 for Research in Diabetes, Concussions, Cancer and 7 Other Projects
Purdue researchers studying diabetes treatments, concussion-mitigation, cancer therapies and seven other discoveries received nearly $500,000 in the most recent rounds of awards through the Trask Innovation Fund. MarketWire

Cream of the Crop Stock Alerts Continue 100% Perfect Trades in 2012
What separates winning and losing traders over the long term is proper trade management. The "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

Brookfield Office Properties Agrees to Acquire Bow Parkade Adjacent to Herald Site in Downtown Calgary
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Bow Parkade, a seven-story public parking facility located on a half city block in the heart of downtown Calgary at 6th Ave. SW and 2nd St. SW, for C$90 million MarketWire

Slainte! Raise a Glass to Toast the Irish With Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey This St. Patrick's Day
As consumers make plans for St. Patrick's Day, Beam Inc. (NYSE: BEAM), the new owner of the award winning Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey, is gearing up for the holiday with Irish celebrations in mind. Toast the Irish and release your inner Irish spirit by filling your glass with Ireland's native spirit this holiday weekend. MarketWire Acquired by The Riverside Company
Today, announced that it was acquired by The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing businesses valued at up to $200 million. MarketWire

ARI Drives Sustainability With Deli Express/E.A. Sween Company and Other Key Suppliers
Today ARI, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, released a sustainability case study focused on hidden green potential for fleets. ARI worked with Deli Express®/E.A. Sween Company to identify alternative methods to increase sustainability while using traditional fuels MarketWire

Promising New Treatments, Research and High-Tech Advances Provide Hope for People With Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Approximately 15 million people in the United States have age-related macular degeneration (AMD), an eye disease that can rob people of their central vision. In fact, AMD is a leading cause of blindness in Americans age 65 and older. MarketWire

Verisante Technology, Inc. Announces Exclusive Distribution Agreement With Clarion Medical Technologies Inc.
Verisante Technology, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: VRS)(OTCQX: VRSEF)(PINKSHEETS: VRSEF)(FRANKFURT: V3T) (the "Company" or "Verisante"), a leader in cancer detection technology, announced today that the Company has entered into an exclusive agreement with Clarion Medical Technologies Inc. ("Clarion") to distribute Verisante Aura™ in Canada. MarketWire

'Mozart of Guitar' Pierre Bensusan Heads to North America for a Summer Tour to 'Vividly' Celebrate His Critically-Acclaimed Album
Nearly 15 months after his last stateside visit, Pierre Bensusan ( heads back to the U.S. for a highly anticipated tour, starting at the Nightcat in Easton, MD. May 9 MarketWire

Austin Chiropractor Dr. Wendee Whitehead Announces Upper Cervical Care
Whitehead Chiropractic announced that the practice provides upper cervical care treatments, a gentle and painless technique that focuses on the upper two vertebrae. According to the practice's chiropractor, when these vertebrae are misaligned, the brain is unable to properly send messages through the central nervous system MarketWire

ista North America Announces New CFO
ista North America, the country's leader in energy and water metering, billing and management has announced the appointment of new Chief Financial Officer Thomas Lemper. MarketWire

NASCAR and NHRA Las Vegas Springboard Kwan International's Cross Marketing Platform
After a successful NASCAR promotion at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Kwan International, a global marketing and media company located at Speedway Commerce Center (Las Vegas Motor Speedway), will once again stage a diverse promotion during the upcoming NHRA weekend (Mar. 30-Apr. 1) in Las Vegas that will integrate motorsports, boxing and poker MarketWire

BillMyParents to Present at the Maxim Group Growth Conference
Teen payments solutions company BillMyParents, Inc. (OTCQB: BMPI) (OTCBB: BMPI) announced today that its management will present at the Maxim Group Growth Conference in New York City at 9:30 A.M. on Monday, March 26, 2012. Taking place at the Grand Hyatt New York Hotel, the one-day conference will feature interactive presentations from more than 80 companies from around the globe. MarketWire

Firstmark Credit Union Purchases Experian QAS Software to Improve Member Communication
Experian® QAS®, a part of Experian Marketing Services and a leading provider of address verification software and services, today announced that Firstmark Credit Union has purchased QAS Pro and QAS Batch to improve overall address data quality within the credit union. The improvement in data quality is expected to enhance member service and advance marketing conversion. MarketWire

The 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People
The new issue of the Watkins' Mind Body Spirit magazine features the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People. This is the second year that Watkins has published its 100 list, which ranks spiritual leaders and authors including the Dalai Lama (#1), Deepak Chopra (#4), Rhonda Byrne (#10), and Nelson Mandela (#12) MarketWire Launches, Offering 400,000 Free Images to Designers, Webmasters and Bloggers
Dreamstime, a leading stock photography community, today launched, a royalty free image database for designers, advertisers, webmasters and bloggers. According to a recent study, content that contains photos generates 47 percent more click-throughs than those without photos. MarketWire

Kavaliro Offers Advice on Making March Madness a Team Builder
A month of lost workplace productivity officially begins this week with the start of March Madness. Predictions estimate that workers distracted by the basketball frenzy could cost employers as much as $1.8 billion in unproductive wages. National staffing firm Kavaliro says it doesn't have to be that way. MarketWire

HPEV Hybrid Conversions to Feature Inverom's Hybrid Electronic Controls Architecture and Touch Screen Center Console
HPEV, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BIBB) (OTCQB: BIBB) has chosen world leader Inverom to engineer and produce the battery management, hybrid vehicle control modules and center console for HPEV's electric load assist technology MarketWire

Elite Stock Alerts Continue 100% Perfection Streak in 2012
What separates winning and losing traders over the long term is proper trade management. The "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

Klocwork Insight(TM) 9.5 Continues Momentum With Recognition from Embedded Software Community
Klocwork Inc., the global leader in automated source code analysis (SCA) solutions for developing more secure and reliable software, announced today that Klocwork Insight 9.5 has been recognized by two leading award programs in the embedded industry. The product was honored with an Editor's Choice Award from Military Embedded Systems magazine and was a finalist for the Embedded Award 2012. MarketWire

iDashboards Tracks the 2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament
iDashboards, the leader in Business Intelligence (BI) dashboard software, has once again redefined the dashboard experience, taking BI beyond the office and to the masses. For the third consecutive year, iDashboards has released an interactive dashboard designed to provide fans with the latest player and team statistics throughout the 2012 tournament. MarketWire

MyStudio Begins Auditions for Simon Cowell's "The X Factor" at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas
Studio One Media, Inc. (OTCBB: SOMD) today announced the opening of its newest MyStudio® HD Recording Studio located at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The opening is in conjunction with the launch of the Las Vegas auditions for season two of Simon Cowell's "The X Factor MarketWire

Harmonic Energy Acquires Exclusive Rights to Carbonization Technology
Harmonic Energy Inc. (OTCQB: ASUV) (OTCBB: ASUV) is a company focused on tire manufacturing and recycling, using an innovative approach to energy efficiency and sustainability. Harmonic is pleased to announce that it has acquired an advanced Carbonization technology license from Kouei International MarketWire

MMRGlobal Plans for New Financing for Expansion to Home Healthcare, Telemedicine and Retail
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) (the "Company"), a leading provider of Personal Health Records (PHRs), MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions, and electronic document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals, today announced that on March 14, 2012, it filed a Form 8-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under Item 8 MarketWire

Stevia Corp. Announces Cooperative Agreement With Technology Partner
Stevia Corp. (OTCBB: STEV) ("Stevia Corp MarketWire

Health Insurance for Babies -- eHealthInsurance Describes Coverage Options for New Parents
Today eHealthInsurance (NASDAQ: EHTH), the leading online source of health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses, described different health insurance options that new or expecting parents should consider for coverage of newborns. MarketWire

Alpha Wastewater Inc. Announces Recent Key Milestones
Alpha Wastewater Inc. ("Alpha" or "the Company") (OTCQB: AWWI) (OTCBB: AWWI), designer and owner of the patented and award winning Upflow Sludge Blanket Filtration ("USBF") wastewater treatment systems and plants, announced today that it has reached several key milestones in regard to the Company's development. MarketWire

Send Word Now Recognized as a Leader in Leading Analyst Firm's 2012 Magic Quadrant for Emergency/Mass Notification Services
Send Word Now, the leading global provider of on-demand alerting, response and incident management services, announced today that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a "Leader" in the Magic Quadrant for U.S. Emergency/Mass Notification Services. The Magic Quadrant evaluates emergency notification vendors based on their ability to execute and the completeness of their vision. MarketWire

KDDI and Global Brain Corporation Partner to Support Technology Ventures in the U.S. and Asia Pacific
KDDI America Inc., the U.S. division of KDDI CORPORATION, a Fortune Global 500 company and worldwide leader in international telecommunications services, announces today that KDDI Corporation, in partnership with Global Brain Corporation, has established a new $66 million (5 billion yen) investment fund, which assists startup companies in the United States, Japan and other Asia-Pacific regions MarketWire

Rivertop Renewables Begins Contract Manufacturing to Scale-Up Green Chemicals
Rivertop Renewables (, a Montana-based renewable chemicals company, today announced it has successfully scaled its patented process technology from the lab to pilot manufacturing. Rivertop has contracted with DTI (www.danchemtechnology MarketWire

BNP Paribas Appoints Andrew Dawkins Head of Delta One & International Derivative Sales, Americas
BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Dawkins as Managing Director, Head of Delta One & International Derivative Sales, Americas. Andrew reports to Chris Innes, Head of Institutional Equity Sales and Trading, Americas. MarketWire

InFocus Unveils Ultra-Bright, Ultra-Affordable IN120 Series Projectors
InFocus Corp., a digital display technology leader and visual collaboration champion, today unveiled its new IN120 series of projectors, offering high brightness and incredible value. With suggested retail prices under $500, the InFocus IN120 projectors are ideal for conference rooms and classrooms with high ambient light MarketWire

Smartleaf Furthers Commitment to Wealth Management Innovation Through Model Distribution Service and Model Vendor Portal
Smartleaf, a leading provider of overlay portfolio management solutions to the wealth management industry, today announced the addition of an online portal for model vendors. This portal is part of Smartleaf's Model Distribution Service (MDS) and will streamline model updating by giving model vendors the ability to log in to a secure site to enter and maintain their models MarketWire

Sutron Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual Earnings
Sutron Corporation (NASDAQ: STRN), a leading provider of hydrological, meteorological and oceanic monitoring products, systems and services, announced today its financial results for the three months and twelve months ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Why Americans Are Choosing to Cruise Rather Than Fly This Travel Season
Airlines collected almost $900 million in baggage fees and $600 million in reservation change fees during the third quarter of 2011, according to a recent Bureau of Transportation report. Excessive charges plus high gas prices and boosting airfare are leading people to seek alternative vacation options this popular travel season. More and more travelers are choosing to cruise instead of fly. MarketWire

Ken Siegel, DMD One of Few Dentists in Philadelphia Now Offering Facelift Dentures(TM)
Dr. Kenneth Siegel of Dental Excellence of Blue Bell is now certified to provide Facelift Dentures™, a revolutionary procedure that provides patients with new dentures that solve several problems that have plagued almost every denture wearer for decades. MarketWire

Texas Longhorn Cattle and Breeders Arrive in Dallas for One-of-a-Kind Sales Event
Nearly 100 of the world's finest Texas Longhorn cattle will file into the Texas Ballroom in the Hyatt Regency North Dallas in Richardson, Texas, for the 2012 Texas Longhorn Legacy Sale VIII tomorrow and Saturday MarketWire

Vestaron Corporation Announces Filling of Insect Control Patents
Vestaron Corporation announces today it has filed worldwide patent applications claiming a broad genus of insecticidal triazines and pyrimidines. Vestaron is developing environmentally friendly products for insect control markets. The patent discloses a novel template that was uncovered during a search for synthetic molecules that mimic the action of peptides isolated from spiders. MarketWire

With Gas Prices Topping Four Dollars, 400,000 Young Americans Indicate -- Gas Prices Are Too Damn High
Generation Opportunity today announced a new social media platform, the Facebook page "Gas Prices Are Too Damn High," with over 400,000 fans. The page provides a forum for young Americans hit hard by the rising cost of gasoline coupled with the financial stress caused by the poor economy and lack of economic opportunity. MarketWire

Fox Petroleum Seriously Reviewing International Residual Oil Acquisition
Fox Petroleum Inc. (OTCQB: FXPT) (PINKSHEETS: FXPT) announced today that it is seriously reviewing a large residual oil and acquisition currently based in Venezuela. MarketWire

Richmont Mines Inc.: 2012 Drilling Program at Wasamac Yields Additional Significant Results
Richmont Mines Inc. (TSX: RIC)(NYSE Amex: RIC), ("Richmont" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce results from approximately 10,000 metres of drilling on its Wasamac property (the "Property"). MarketWire

Aroway Energy Inc. Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid
AROWAY ENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: ARW)(OTCQX: ARWJF) ( (the "Company" or "Aroway") announces its intention to commence a normal course issuer bid for up to 2,714,058 common shares of the Company (the "Shares"), representing up to 5% of the common shares issued and outstanding as at February 27, 2012. MarketWire

LifeVantage Corp. Featured in March's OTC Growth Stock Watch Newsletter
OTC Growth Stock Watch newsletter, a publication of OTC Research Corp., today announced new coverage on LifeVantage Corp. (OTCBB: LFVN). MarketWire

Chanticleer Holdings Signs Hooters Franchise Agreement in Brazil
Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCLR) ("Chanticleer" or the "Company"), a business operator focused on expanding the Hooters casual dining restaurant brand in international markets, today announced it has secured exclusive rights to operate Hooters restaurants in 3 of the most populated states of Brazil MarketWire

VDO-Ph International Develops Voice/Video Telephony System for Business Application
VDO-PH International, Inc. (OTCQB: VDPH) (PINKSHEETS: VDPH), a software development company located in Las Vegas, Nevada, has developed a proprietary software platform that enables a PC based computer to become a fully functioning business grade telephone system MarketWire

Cytomedix Announces Publication in American Heart Journal Highlighting Positive Phase I Clinical Data Using ALD-201 to Treat Ischemic Heart Failure
Cytomedix, Inc. (OTCBB: CMXI) (the "Company"), a leading developer of biologically active regenerative therapies for wound care, inflammation and angiogenesis, today announced that positive data from a Phase 1 clinical trial of ALD-201 to treat ischemic heart failure were published in the March 2012 online edition of the American Heart Journal MarketWire

Johns Manville Selects EnerNOC's DemandSMART for AutoDR in Alberta
EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), the world's leading provider of demand response applications and services, today announced that Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK.A) (NYSE: BRK.B), will utilize EnerNOC's DemandSMART™ comprehensive demand response application to participate in an Automated Demand Response (AutoDR) program in Alberta, Canada MarketWire

Airspan to Exchange $10.0 Million of Convertible Promissory Notes for New Preferred Stock
Airspan Networks Inc., a leading provider of broadband wireless access networks, today announced that on March 6, 2012 it entered into an Exchange Agreement with its controlling stockholder, Oak Investment Partners XI, Limited Partnership ("Oak"), pursuant to which it will exchange $10 MarketWire

1st Total Artificial Heart Patient Discharged Home from Sentara Heart Hospital
SynCardia Systems, Inc. (, manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, announced today that on March 7, Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, VA, discharged its first Total Artificial Heart patient home using the Freedom® portable driver. MarketWire

marPhase III Study of Teva's Oral Laquinimod Published in the New England Journal of Medicine Demonstrates Clinical Benefits for Multiple Sclerosis Patients
* Phase III ALLEGRO study results showed laquinimod reduced the annualrate of relapses, slowed the progression of disability, and decreased braintissue loss * Laquinimod was associated with favorable safety and tolerabilityprofile * European Union (EU) regulatory submission planned in H2 2012 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd MarketWire

ancotel in Frankfurt Selected by Cable&Wireless Worldwide to Be One of Three EPEG Terrestrial Landing Stations in Western Europe
Frankfurt-based ancotel GmbH, Europe's leading carrier neutral interconnection company, announces that Kleyer90.® its Frankfurt, Germany data center has been selected by Cable&Wireless Worldwide (CWW) as one of the three Europe-Persia Express Gateway (EPEG) hubs for Western Europe MarketWire

Digital Caddies to Offer Real-Time Wireless Connected Solutions Using Tablet Technology
Digital Caddies (PINKSHEETS: CADY) a developer and marketer of information systems and tablet-based technology for golf-related content, is pleased to announce is that its golf course customers will soon be able to offer their members and guests full wireless connectivity, real-time distance information, scoring and much more using integrated tablet technologies MarketWire

Techs Loanstar, Inc. Announces Corporate Name Change to Quture International, Inc.
Techs Loanstar, Inc. (OTCQB: TCLN) (PINKSHEETS: TCLN) announced today that The State of Nevada approved the Company's requested corporate name change to Quture International, Inc. ("Parent"). The Board of Directors recently approved and gave authority for the name change by a majority of the Company's shareholders. Quture, Inc MarketWire

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire NDS
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced its intent to acquire NDS Group Ltd., a leading provider of video software and content security solutions that enable service providers and media companies to securely deliver and monetize new video entertainment experiences. MarketWire

Oracle Communications Unified Customer Relationship Management and Billing and Revenue Management Solution and Pricing Design Center Achieve TM Forum Frameworx Solution and Product Certifications
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Sauer Energy Announces It Has Selected Its New Consolidated Headquarters Location
Sauer Energy, Inc. ("SEI") (OTCBB: SENY), a developer of the patented WindCharger™ vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT), announces that it has selected its new consolidated headquarters location. The new Sauer Energy Headquarters will be located in Southern California and house its Executive, Production, Research & Development, Sales/Marketing, Showroom and Warehouse operations MarketWire

SharperAgent by Market Leader Signs Huff Realty, the Twelfth HomeServices of America Brokerage to Use Web-Based Marketing Platform
Sharper Agent by Market Leader (NASDAQ: LEDR) a leading provider of web-based marketing systems for the real estate industry, today announced that Huff Realty has become the twelfth of 23 HomeServices of America members to provide its agents with complete access to SharperAgent tools for building lasting, profitable relationships with clients, prospects and contacts. MarketWire

Oracle Outperforms NetApp in Midrange Systems on SPECsfs2008 NFS Benchmark, Costs Less Than 1/5 the Price
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

"The Badoo Project" Launches With New York's Biggest Ever Photoshoot
Badoo, the world's largest social network for meeting new people, is looking for 1,000 New Yorkers to be part of the largest photoshoot the city has ever seen. MarketWire

Industry Veteran Martin Darling Joins Violin Memory to Drive Growth in Asia Pacific and Japan
Violin Memory, Inc., provider of one of the world's fastest and most scalable flash Memory Arrays, today announced Martin Darling as Vice President (VP) of Asia Pacific and Japan MarketWire

xMatters and Fusion Risk Management Join Forces to Transform Risk Management and Crisis Response for the Enterprise and Supply Chain
xMatters, inc., the relevance engine company and Fusion Risk Management, Inc., provider of the innovative Fusion Framework® Risk Management & Contingency Planning System™ announced the launch of their partnership to dramatically streamline and tightly integrate the "operational risk-to-response lifecycle" for enterprise organizations and supply chain partners. MarketWire

Fischer-Watt Acquires New Fork Uranium
Fischer-Watt Gold Company, Inc. (OTCQB: FWGO) (OTCBB: FWGO) has acquired New Fork Uranium Corporation, a private Wyoming corporation holding 521 mining claims in the areas adjacent to Fischer-Watt's Cyclone Rim uranium exploration properties in Sweetwater County, Wyoming MarketWire

Ready for a Road Trip? Enterprise Rent-A-Car's "Road Trip to the Final Four" Captures Tournament Excitement on Its Way to New Orleans
To reach the millions of NCAA® basketball fans and Enterprise Rent-A-Car customers who share a passion for basketball and the NCAA Tournament but can't be at the games in person, today Enterprise is launching the "Road Trip to the Final Four." Kicking off in Louisville, Ky., the tour will be stopping at regional tournament sites and college campuses across the U.S MarketWire

Koding Launches With $2 Million in Funding to Make Software Development Easy and Free
Koding, a cloud development environment and collaboration platform for developers, officially announced it has raised $2 million in Series A funding, led by notable investors RTP Ventures, and Greycroft Partners. With Koding, developers now have a single platform that eliminates the set-up hassles, time and costs associated with developing applications. MarketWire

Building Turbines, Inc. Executes Letter of Intent to Acquire Eco-Wind Solutions and the Company's Distribution Rights for the Windtronics Honeywell EWS 6500 Wind Generator
Building Turbines, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLDW), a leading designer and manufacturer of commercial rooftop wind turbine systems and other renewable energy technologies, announced today that it has executed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to acquire Eco-Wind Solutions, Inc. (EWS) MarketWire

UPDATE: GoodLife Fitness Selects Peoplefluent Recruitment Management Solution
Peoplefluent™, offering a unique combination of best-of-breed mobile and SaaS suite solutions for Talent Management, Vendor Management and Workforce Compliance and Diversity, today announced details of its latest expansion into the Canadian market by partnering with GoodLife Fitness MarketWire

Neste Oil and Lufthansa satisfied with results of renewable aviation fuel trial
Neste Oil CorporationPress release15 March 2012 at 2 pm (EET)Neste Oil and Lufthansa satisfied with results of renewable aviation fueltrialNeste Oil and Lufthansa tested Neste Oil's NExBTL renewable aviation fuelon atotal of 1,187 flights between Frankfurt and Hamburg last year and oneintercontinental flight between Frankfurt and Washington D.C MarketWire

Gabriel Resources Ltd.: Annual Results and Fourth Quarter Report

Infocast's Smart Lighting Partnering Summit
Infocast will hold its 2nd Annual Smart Lighting Partnering Summit from April 2-3, 2012 at the Network Meeting Center at Techmart in Santa Clara, CA. The world of outdoor, street and roadway lighting is on the brink of massive structural change. According to some estimates, over 52 million street and roadway lights are due for replacement over the coming decades across North America MarketWire

Hinto Energy, Inc. Retains DME Capital LLC to Implement Global Investor Relations Program
Hinto Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: HENI) (OTCBB: HENI) announced the Company has retained DME Capital LLC, a New York-based Investor Relations firm, to expand the Company's strategic investor relations program. MarketWire

AtHoc Recognized as Leader in Magic Quadrant for Emergency Mass Notification Services
AtHoc, Inc. (, the pioneer and leader in network-centric emergency mass notification systems (EMNS), today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned AtHoc in the "Leaders" quadrant of the Gartner "Magic Quadrant for U.S. Emergency/Mass Notification Services" (1) MarketWire

Michaels Stores, Inc. Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Results
Michaels Stores, Inc. (the "Company") today reported unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 28, 2012. Total sales for the quarter were $1.404 billion, a 5.5% increase from fiscal 2010 fourth quarter sales of $1.331 billion. MarketWire

Presstek Reports Better Than Expected Q4 Financial Results; 2012 Outlook Positive
Presstek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRST) MarketWire

itracks Honored in Top 10 Most Innovative Research Firm Report for Second Year
itracks, world-leading provider of online qualitative research and patent holder for qualitative applications, has once again been honored as one of the Top 10 Market Research Companies for Innovation by GreenBook. The complete GRIT Report on the Top 50 Innovative Firms was released yesterday MarketWire

Infocast's Healthcare Provider Transformation Summit
Infocast will hold their Healthcare Provider Transformation Summit in Washington D.C. April 11 - 13, 2012. The event is perfectly timed as healthcare organizations seek to address two pressing strategic goals: delivering high quality community healthcare and maintaining financial integrity MarketWire

Given Imaging to Present at the Maxim Group Growth Conference on March 26, 2012
Given Imaging (NASDAQ: GIVN), a world leader in specialty GI products and pioneer of capsule endoscopy, today announced that Yuval Yanai, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Maxim Group Growth Conference taking place on March 26, 2012 in New York City. Mr. Yanai's presentation is scheduled for 2:00pm ET. MarketWire

BonTerra Resources Inc.: Phase III Drilling Is Underway on the Eastern Extension & BonTerra Completes the First Five Drill Holes on the Ice
BonTerra Resources Inc. /Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Suite 4006 - 1011 West Cordova Street Vancouver, B.C MarketWire

Broadly App-Onymous With the CyberGhost Privacy Browser for iPad, iPod touch & iPhone
Safe and anonymous on the Internet: No big deal on desktop PCs, but more or less limited to experts on mobile devices. Until now, since the new 'CyberGhost Privacy Browser' for iPad, iPod touch and iPhone is exactly targeting that and will save Internet users a lot of time and energy, which otherwise would be spent on complicated configuration works MarketWire

Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR System Now Available From DISH
(NASDAQ: DISH) -- DISH Network L.L.C., the nation's third largest pay TV provider, announced today the availability of the Hopper™, the fastest, most powerful, technically advanced whole-home high definition DVR entertainment system. MarketWire

Jones Soda Goes Au Naturel With New Product Line
Jones Soda Co. (NASDAQ: JSDA), a leader in the premium beverage category and known for its unique branding, has unveiled a brand new product line: Au Naturel sparkling. The concept behind the new offerings is to strip down to the bare essentials of what a sparkling beverage is, containing only crisp carbonated water, all natural sweeteners and flavor essence. MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Company Reports Fourth Quarter 2011 Results
Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage") (NYSE Amex: VTG) reports a net loss of $9.3 million or ($0.03) per diluted share for the three months ended December 31, 2011 as compared to a net loss of $13.0 million or ($0.05) per diluted share for the three months ended December 31, 2010. MarketWire

Stockton Cogen Prepares to Close After 24 Years of Operation, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Stockton Cogen is a cogeneration power plant in Stockton, California, that announced recently that it would be preparing to close in the next couple of weeks. The station has provided more than 60 megawatts (MW) of coal-fired generation to the area since early 1988 MarketWire

RWE Innogy Becoming Renewable Powerhouse, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- RWE Innogy, the renewable energy arm of RWE AG (PINK:RWEOY) (Essen, Germany), is becoming a renewable powerhouse with more than $40 billion in capital projects and maintenance outages in the pipeline. The company has assets in Germany, the Netherlands, the U.K. and central and southeastern Europe. MarketWire

Oak Street Funding to Participate in Webinar Series Hosted by PIA Western Alliance
Oak Street Funding (, the nation's leading commission-based lender for insurance professionals, announced today it is speaking on a joint webinar series with the Professional Insurance Agents Western Alliance. The webinar series includes five educational sessions beginning Thursday, March 29 at 10:00 AM PST MarketWire

Paul Harvey Joins Stifel Nicolaus Weisel's European Technology Investment Banking Team
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that Paul Harvey has joined Stifel Nicolaus Weisel's European Investment Banking team as a Managing Director in the firm's London office, heading up its European Technology practice. MarketWire

Google Idea's Jared Cohen to Speak at HITEC 2012 Closing Keynote Session
Jared Cohen will demonstrate how technology is a part of every challenge in the world and should be a part of every solution during his Closing Keynote session at the 2012 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) MarketWire

Performance Marketing Company Ads Direct Expands Traffic Into 30 New Countries
For online advertisers, there is literally an entire world of traffic out there -- but tapping into that traffic, and ultimately making conversions, requires a network with considerable reach. For many publishers and advertisers, reaching international audiences is simply too daunting a task, too costly or too demanding. A company called Ads Direct is seeking to change that MarketWire

ValueVision Reports Q4 Net Sales of $147.5M and FY 2011 Net Sales of $558.4M
ValueVision Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVTV), a multichannel electronic retailer operating as ShopNBC (, today announced operating results for its fiscal 2011 fourth quarter and year ended January 28, 2012. The Company had previously previewed Q4 net sales on February 10. ValueVision will host an investor conference call/webcast today at 11am ET, details below. MarketWire

Richmond Plastic Surgeon Recently Elected to Active Membership of ASAPS
Dr. Neil J. Zemmel and Richmond Aesthetic Surgery have announced his acceptance into the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), one of the most prominent organizations in the nation for cosmetic enhancements. At his Richmond plastic surgery practice, Dr MarketWire

North Carolina Cosmetic Dentist Now Offering New Dental Restorations Technology
Dr. Mark Kleive, a cosmetic dentist in Asheville, has announced he will now be offering CEREC® technology, an innovative dental device for the manufacturing of crowns, implants, and other restorations. Dr MarketWire

Tampa Bay Vein Specialist Uses New Technique to Reduce Bruising With Dermal Fillers
At his Tampa plastic surgery and vein treatment center, Dr. Jeffrey Hunt has announced he will be employing an innovative new technique to perform dermal injections using a blunt tip cannula that minimizes bruising and pain. Focused on a wide range of cosmetic procedures from BOTOX® Cosmetic and laser skin rejuvenation to spider and varicose vein treatment in Tampa Bay, Dr MarketWire

Barry Callebaut accelerates drive towards sustainable cocoa with launch of CHF 40 million global initiative
Barry Callebaut AG /Barry Callebaut accelerates drive towards sustainable cocoa with launch ofCHF40 million global initiative.Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Foods for a Healthier Smile
(Family Features) Your dentist can provide a list of foods to steer clear of if you're looking to avoid cavities, staining, and enamel loss. But did you know there are certain foods you can eat that will actually help keep your mouth healthy? MarketWire

Top Five Tips for Growing Beautiful Roses
(Family Features) From June to Sept., roses add a special flourish to yards, gardens and public parks throughout the U.S. But for many gardeners, tending roses may seem intimidating. With 23 years of experience, Jamie Shiffer, head gardener at Hershey Gardens in Hershey, Pa., knows a thing or two about cultivating a beautiful rose, in all of its varieties. MarketWire

Pursuing Your Dreams Despite a Serious Medical Condition
(Family Features) What would you do if you were frequently sick and knew that even catching a common cold could turn into a serious medical ordeal? This is a question that faces the approximately 250,000 people in the U.S. who have been diagnosed with primary immunodeficiency (PI). MarketWire

From the Family Farm to the Family Table
(Family Features) Over the last few years, there's been a growing awareness that it really matters how food gets from the farm to the table. But not everyone knows much about the process. MarketWire Profound Adds 40% More Publishers to Its Online Platform Profound, the only market research service that provides buy by the section capabilities, is expanding the collection of publishers by nearly 40%. MarketWire

Simple Springtime Toss
(Family Features) Take advantage of the season by incorporating fresh produce and easy-to-prepare pierogies into your meatless menu. Pierogies replace garlic bread in this version of an Italian bruschetta. This light, yet satisfying, dish can be served at brunch gatherings or weeknight family dinners. MarketWire

WheelTug plc and Prague Airport Consulting Complete Initial Analysis of WheelTug(R) Benefits at Prague Airport
Prague Airport Consulting together with WheelTug plc released a video simulation which shows the findings of the initial analysis of WheelTug® and the benefits it provides Prague Airport. MarketWire

RunRev Unveils New Computer Studies Resource for Education Professionals
RunRev today unveiled at The Education Show in Birmingham, UK, a new resource aimed at supporting education professionals who teach or plan to utilise Computer Studies in their lessons. The RunRev education microsite features tutorials, case studies, guides and other material that can be freely downloaded, all designed to help educations teach students to love programming MarketWire

Leading Education Authority Selects RunRev LiveCode for Computer Science Initiative
RunRev today announced at The Education Show in Birmingham, UK, a significant deal with East Lothian Council that will see LiveCode deployed across all secondary schools in the region MarketWire

Widespread Adoption of Mobile Financial Services Can Lead to Significant Government Savings
Governments throughout the developing world can use mobile financial services, not only to advance financial inclusion, but also to deliver significant efficiencies and cost savings, says a new World Economic Forum report MarketWire

Ericsson's Annual Report for 2011 now published
Ericsson's (NASDAQ: ERIC) Annual Reportfor 2011 is now available online MarketWire

AngloGold Ashanti Credit Rating Upgraded by Moody's on Improved Fundamentals
AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) ispleased to acknowledge that Moody's Investors Service today upgraded theissuer rating of AngloGold Ashanti Limited to Baa2 from Baa3, together withupgrading the senior unsecured debt obligations of the company's guaranteedsubsidiary to Baa2, in recognition of significant improvements in thecompany's balance sheet position and operational performance. MarketWire

Zhaikmunai LP announces Final Results

STWA Signs Cooperation Framework Agreement Towards Commercialization in China
STWA, Inc MarketWire

Avaya Enters Into Agreement to Acquire RADVISION Ltd., Simplifying Video for the Enterprise and "On the Go" Business Users
Technology Combination Expected to Allow Avaya To: Deliver easy-to-use video with intuitive collaboration Enable anywhere, anytime, any device communication Simplify and reduce the cost of today's complex video networks Avaya Inc. today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire RADVISION Ltd MarketWire

Appirio Raises $60 Million in Series D Funding Led by General Atlantic
Appirio, a technology-enabled services provider that helps enterprises power their business with the cloud, today announced that it has closed $60 million in Series D funding led by global growth investor General Atlantic, with participation from existing investors Sequoia Capital and GGV Capital MarketWire

Agennix AG Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2011
Agennix AG (FRANKFURT: AGX) (XETRA: AGX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapies that have the potential to substantially improve the length and quality of life of critically ill patients in areas of major unmet medical need, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

AbD Serotec Expands Range of HuCAL Antibodies Used in Clinical Diagnostic Kits
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MT Stolt Valor Suffers Incident in the Middle East Gulf
Stolt Tankers B.V., a subsidiary of Stolt-NielsenLimited and operators and owners of MT Stolt Valor, confirm that the vesselsuffered an explosion on board whilst transiting the Persian Gulf. MarketWire

Asian Content for the World's Children 2012 @ The Arts House, Singapore
The National Book Development Council of Singapore and The Arts House present ASIAN FESTIVAL OF CHILDREN'S CONTENT 2012 from May 26 to 29. MarketWire

Foreclosure Activity Up in Half of Nation's Largest Metros in February According to RealtyTrac(R)
RealtyTrac® (, the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report™ for February 2012, which shows foreclosure filings -- default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions -- were reported on 206,900 U.S. properties in February MarketWire

Fifty Fast-Growing and Globalizing Companies Highlight Southeast Asia's Economic Resurgence, According to The Boston Consulting Group
Fifty companies, the Southeast Asia challengers, have been rapidly expanding, competing in the Asian and global economy, and throwing a spotlight on a region that has experienced an economic renaissance that has largely escaped attention, according to a report published today by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). MarketWire

Handeni Gold Inc. : Handeni Gold Appoints New Board Member
Handeni Gold Inc. (the "Company"or "Handeni Gold") (OTCBB: HNDI). HNDI is pleased to announce theappointment ofMr. William Lamarque to the Board of Directors of the Company tobecomeeffective on March 15, 2012. MarketWire

SEK wins dispute with Sparbanksstiftelserna
An arbitral tribunal today ruled in favour of SEK in the dispute between SEK and Sparbanksstiftelsernas Förvaltnings AB (SFAB). The dispute related to SEK's purchase of Swedbank shares from SFAB in March 2009. SFAB had claimed, among other things, that the purchase should be declared invalid. GlobeNewswire


Rapala VMC CorporationStock Exchange Release March 15, 2012 at 5.00 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Clarification in response to Finnish media stories on our application to the Environment Protection Agency
In response to information that has appeared in Finnish media, Nordic Mines wishes to make the following clarification: Nordic Mines has applied to the Environment Protection Agency (in Finland) for a licence to release rainwater via the temporary outlet that was used during the development period. Analyses of the water that have been performed do not indicate harmful levels of any substances. GlobeNewswire

Kitron: Orders of about NOK 40 million
(2012-03-15) Kitron ASA's subsidiary Kitron AB in Jönköping, Sweden, has received orders of about NOK 40 million from a leading supplier of optical networking solutions. The orders are related to the letter of intent that was made public on 8 April 2011. The orders are for delivery during second quarter of 2012 GlobeNewswire

Phase III Study of Teva's Oral Laquinimod Published in the New England Journal of Medicine Demonstrates Clinical Benefits for Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Phase III ALLEGRO study results showed laquinimod reduced the annual rate of relapses, slowed the progression of disability, and decreased brain tissue loss  GlobeNewswire

Rejlers takes over consulting and service business from TeliaSonera
(REJL B) GlobeNewswire

HEINEKEN Holding NV: Six new Heineken Prizes 2012 Laureates
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has announced the names of the six recipients of the 2012 Heineken Prizes. GlobeNewswire

Consumers find an unfamiliar taste more enjoyable after looking at food that appeals to them
Nestlé S.A. /Consumers find an unfamiliar taste more enjoyable after looking at food that appeals to them . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

BonTerra Resources Inc. /BonTerra Resources Inc. : PHASE III DRILLING IS UNDERWAY ON THE EASTERN EXTENSION & . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Pöyry continues to develop wastewater treatment in St. Petersburg
PÖYRY PLC          Press release 15 March 2012 GlobeNewswire

Swedish Armed Forces selects Transmode flexible optical network for defence communications
Stockholm, Sweden - 15th March 2012 - Transmode, a global supplier of packet-optical networking solutions, today announced that the Swedish Armed Forces will deploy a next generation flexible optical network based on the TM-Series Intelligent WDM (iWDM(TM)) platform. [This press release expands on the statement given on 23rd February in the Year-end report] GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä signs long-term service agreement with Prestige Cruise Holdings
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical Press release, 15 March 2012 at 9.15 am EET GlobeNewswire

Ericsson's Annual Report for 2011 now published
Ericsson's (NASDAQ:ERIC) Annual Report for 2011 is now available online GlobeNewswire

Statkraft AS - 2011 Financial Statements approved
The Board of Directors of Statkaft AS has approved the final 2011 financial statements for the Statkraft AS Group, identical to the preliminary figures announced 16 February 2012. GlobeNewswire

Listing of Kesko's 2007C stock options

Stonesoft Corporation Stock Exchange Release March 15, 2012 at 9.00 AM GlobeNewswire

Goldplat plc: New Corporate Website
Goldplat plc / Ticker: GDP / Index: AIM / Sector: Mining & Exploration GlobeNewswire

TiGenix : Full Year 2011 Financial Results
REGULATED INFORMATIONMarch 15, 2012 GlobeNewswire

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