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Euro zone crisis tops agenda of meeting between Mukherjee and Lagarde
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, on Monday said the 'Euro Zone crisis' topped the agenda of the high-level meeting with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee. ANI

12th five-year plan to focus on inclusive growth: PM
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday said the 12th five-year plan, which will be presented to the National Development Council (NDC) sometime in the middle of the year, will lay out the credible plan of action for faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth. ANI

Chinese writers seek $8mln from Apple for unauthorised use of their works
A group of Chinese writers is seeking eight million dollars in compensation from technology giant Apple for allegedly selling pirated copies of their books on its online store. ANI

Apple leapfrogs Google as world's most valuable brand
Tech giant Apple has been named the top global brand of 2011, according to a report. ANI

India, Africa driving engines of global recovery: Anand Sharma
Asserting that India and Africa are the driving forces of global economic recovery, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has said the Indian Government will fast track the establishment of specialised capacity building institutions in the continent. ANI

Jay Taylor Discusses the Economy with Ian McAvity and Gijsbert Groenewegen on his Weekly VoiceAmerica Radio Show, "Turning Hard Times into Good Times"
Vancouver, British Columbia, March 19, 2012 - Jay Taylor, publisher of the J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks newsletter, interviews Ian McAvity and Gijsbert Groenewegen on his Weekly VoiceAmerica Radio Show, ""Turning Hard Times into Good Times.""Ian McAvity, CMT, has been writing his Deliberations on World Markets newsletter since 1972 ACN Newswire

Turkish Government Speakers Added to the Line-up at the International Herald Tribune Sports Business Summit
Bringing together its renowned journalists and leading industry figures, the International Herald Tribune Sports Business Summit is an exclusive forum for sports leaders and investors to discuss critical developments in the global sports industry ACN Newswire

Eighth Edition of Entertainment Expo Hong Kong Opens
Entertainment Expo Hong Kong, Asia's leading entertainment industry gathering, opened today and continues through 15 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and other venues throughout the city.Entertainment Expo featuresnine multimedia events, including the 16th edition of the Hong Kong International Film and Television Market (FILMART) ACN Newswire

Key Marketing Experts from Various Industries to Present at the Brand Couture in Singapore
marcus evans presented the Brand Couture conference that took place from the 19th - 21st of March 2012 in Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore. Brand Couture focused on delivering the latest cutting-edge innovations, offering winning insightsto the customer psyche, and changing the way marketing is looked at by the entire organisation ACN Newswire

Engineering Skills Hardest to Find, Says Hays
Engineering and sales skills top the list of those in most demand, according to employer feedback canvassed for the 2012 Hays Salary Guide.Of 900 employers surveyed for the Hays Salary Guide, 24 per cent said they have recently found it difficult to recruit engineering staff at the junior to mid management level, while 19 per cent faced difficulty at the senior management level ACN Newswire

Cargotec to Evaluate Listing of Cargotec Marine on the Singapore Exchange to Secure Further Growth
Cargotec Corporation's Board of Directors has decided to initiate evaluation of a listing of Cargotec Marine on the Singapore Exchange. Cargotec Marine, one of Cargotec's three reporting segments, is a global leader offering integrated cargo flow solutions for maritime transportation and offshore industries ACN Newswire

Hanking Announces 2011 Annual Results
China Hanking Holdings Limited ("Hanking" or "the Company"; Stock code: 3788) is pleased to announce the consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2011 ("2011" or the "reporting period") of the Company and its subsidiaries (the "Group") ACN Newswire

Altura Achieves Avaya's Exclusive Partner in Customer Excellence Designation
Altura Communication Solutions has been recognized by Avaya for achieving their highest standard of customer service and receiving the Avaya Partner in Customer Excellence Designation MarketWire

Equus Announces Fourth Quarter Net Asset Value
Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE: EQS) (the "Fund" or "Equus") reports net assets as of December 31, 2011, of $38.1 million, a decrease of $0.8 million since September 30, 2011. Net assets per share decreased to $3.61 as of December 31, 2011 from $3.69 as of September 30, 2011. Comparative data is summarized below (in thousands, except per share amounts): MarketWire

SEACOR Holdings Announces Closing of Sale of National Response Corporation, NRCES and SEACOR Response
SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) today announced that it closed its previously announced agreement to sell a portion of its environmental business to J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused on the defense, aerospace and maritime sectors MarketWire

Aryaka WAN Optimization Named a CODiE Awards 2012 "Best Cloud Application Service" Finalist by the Software and Information Industry Association
Aryaka, provider of the world's first cloud-based WAN optimization and application acceleration solution, today announced the Software and Information Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, has named Aryaka as a finalist for the Best Cloud Application Service category in its 27th Annual CODiE Awards MarketWire

digital-telepathy Launches SlideDeck 2
Though it's early in 2012, the importance -- and necessity -- of visual storytelling is already one of the year's breakout trends. Social networks like Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram are forcing brands to think and act more visually MarketWire

EnergySolutions to Present at the Barclays High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference
EnergySolutions, Inc. (NYSE: ES) Chief Financial Officer William Benz will be in Phoenix, Arizona to participate at the Barclays High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference at the Arizona Biltmore on March 26, 2012. MarketWire

SolarWinds to Present Latest in IT Management Software at Cisco Live! in Melbourne, Australia
SolarWinds® (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software for more than 100,000 customers worldwide, will exhibit and present at Cisco Live! Melbourne on 20-23 March MarketWire

Bluegreen Investors LLC Announces Termination of Tender Offer
Bluegreen Investors LLC (the "Offeror"), an affiliate of NTS Mortgage Income Fund (the "Company"), announced today that it has terminated its tender offer for up to 2,419,807.8361 shares of the Company's common stock, $ MarketWire

Burns & McDonnell Wins First-Ever Dual Grand Conceptor Prizes From Missouri Chapter of American Council of Engineering Companies
Burns & McDonnell has received Grand Conceptor awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies' (ACEC) Missouri Chapter for the Iatan 2 power station, completed for KCP&L and a cellulosic ethanol demonstration project constructed for ZeaChem Inc. in Boardman, Ore MarketWire

International Creative Director Joins Rock Candy Media
Rock Candy Media, an Austin-based design and marketing firm that produces all creative in-house, recently hired internationally-experienced Julien Libersat to head its creative team. "Julien brings a wealth of varied and top-notch design experience to Rock Candy Media, just as we're growing exponentially," said Annie Liao Jones, RCM CEO MarketWire

DHT Holdings, Inc. Announces $80 million Backstopped Equity Offering and Concurrent Private Placement
DHT Holdings, Inc. ("DHT" orthe"Company") (NYSE: DHT) announced today that its Board of Directors (the"Board")has approved a backstopped equity offering and a concurrent privateplacement,both of which will allow DHT to raise equity capital through the sale ofsharesof common stock and preferred stock MarketWire

AJ Unity's Multi-Cultural Style Driven by the Seductive Scent of 'Sweet Roses'
Many artists and bands tout the idea that their music is multi-cultural and promotes the spirit of global cooperation, but Naomi Suzuki and Philipp Moll -- the multi-talented duo collectively known as AJ Unity (www.ajunity.com) take that concept to joyful extremes with their pop, trance, alternative and electronica driven full-length debut album Sweet Roses. MarketWire

Net Optics Establishes Presence in Australia Following Acquisition of Sydney-Based nMetrics and Triplelayer, Showcases New Solutions at Cisco Live! Melbourne
Net Optics, Inc., the leading provider of Intelligent Access and Monitoring Architecture solutions, today announced the opening of its Australia division, enabled by the recent acquisition of Sydney-based nMetrics, a pioneering network and application analysis software vendor, and its sister company, Triplelayer, a private, Australia-based distributor MarketWire

Cott to Present at the Barclays Capital High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference
Cott Corporation (NYSE: COT) (TSX: BCB) today announced that it will present at the Barclays Capital High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference in Phoenix, Arizona on Monday, March 26, 2012. MarketWire

BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. Announces a Thirteen Million Dollar Sale to Brazil
BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. ("BMTS") (OTCBB: BMTL) has received a ($13,100,000.00) thirteen million one hundred thousand dollar order for Demolizer II units and Collectors from a distributor in Recife, Brazil including customer orders from the Government agencies of ADAGRO and LACEN MarketWire

Noobis Releases New Version of Amplify
Noobis, Inc., an InternetArray, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: INAR) holding, announced the debut of a new version of Amplify. This online marketing and promotional tool has many new features, including web based administration and tighter integration with Facebook. MarketWire

SMA Alliance Launches New Platform and Issues Shareholder Updates on Corporate Activity
SMA Alliance, Inc. (www.smaalliance.com) (PINKSHEETS: SMAA) is pleased to announce the full launch of an additional platform developed by Mr. Timothy Stephens, CEO of SMA Alliance. This new platform allows dealers to take advantage of the customer generation abilities of SMA's current software without the monthly flat rate fee MarketWire

Hawaiian Telcom Yellow Pages and The Berry Company Collect More Than 60 Tons of Outdated Directories as Part of Annual 'Think Yellow Go Green' Recycling Program
Hawaiian Telcom Yellow Pages in conjunction with its sales agent, The Berry Company, LLC, announced that with the strong support of the local community, were able to recycle more than 60 tons of outdated telephone directories MarketWire

Ixia Announces CEO Transition and Appointment of Victor Alston as Chief Operating Officer
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), the leading global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, today announced that Victor Alston has been appointed as Ixia's Chief Operating Officer and will stand for election to the Board of Directors at the Company's annual meeting of shareholders scheduled to be held on May 10, 2012 MarketWire

Pacific Crest Federal Credit Union to Acquire Two Branches of PremierWest
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CoWorks Provides Creative and Collaborative Office Space for Today's Changing Workforce in the Heart of Santa Monica
In the heart of 'Silicon Beach' creative professionals, freelancers, entrepreneurs and start-ups can be found at one of the many workspaces and private offices at CoWorks. Providing a warm and inviting atmosphere that encourages creativity and idea sharing, CoWorks is at the helm of the new breed of creative spaces popping up around the country. MarketWire

Gold Resource Corporation Announces Hiring of Chief Financial Officer
Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE Amex: GORO) is pleased to announce today that it has hired Mr. Brad Blacketor to become its full time Chief Financial Officer. Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico. MarketWire

MIFSP Announces the First All-American Consumer Financial Protection Challenge
The Consumer Financial Protection (CFP) Challenge is not about what your government can do for you, but what you can do today to improve your access to information and tools that enable you to make informed choices, avoid pitfalls, and improve your present and long-term financial well-being. MarketWire

Stifel Financial, Wisconsin School Districts Settle OPEB Lawsuit; Stifel Financial Joins Districts' Lawsuit Against Royal Bank of Canada
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) announced a settlement today with five Wisconsin school districts in a lawsuit that the districts filed in 2008 over investments that were created by Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE: RY) and purchased by the districts when Stifel acted as the districts' public finance investment banker MarketWire

RKI's Break Through Confined Space Monitor, Purge & Barhole Tester
RKI is pleased to announce the release of our latest advancement in portable instrumentation, the Model GX-2012. This version has advanced design features for general industrial confined space entry as well as enhanced capabilities for purge and barhole testing for pipeline companies and gas utilities MarketWire

Come Home to Style and Function in One Beautiful Place at Mirabella by William Lyon Homes
Mirabella's brand new townhomes are a must-see for OC buyers, especially the neighborhood's Residence Two, an innovative 1,846 square-foot design that blends style and function. Visit soon to discover open living spaces that bring families together, plus a den for quiet time, a private master bedroom that is separated from the others, and a large loft that brings endless possibilities MarketWire

Gordmans Stores, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results
Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMAN), an Omaha-based apparel and home décor retailer, today announced results for its fourth quarter (thirteen weeks) and fiscal year (fifty-two weeks) ended January 28, 2012. MarketWire

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation Announces Availability of Its Form 20-F for the Year Ended December 31, 2011
Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation ("Navios Acquisition") (NYSE: NNA) announced that its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2011 has been filed with the SEC and can be accessed on Navios Acquisition's website www.navios-acquisition.com under the "Investors" section MarketWire

Bombardier Sells Two CRJ900 NextGen Airliners to RwandAir
Bombardier Aerospace and RwandAir of Kigali, Rwanda announced today that RwandAir has signed a firm order for two CRJ900 NextGen regional jets from Bombardier. The transaction also includes options on two additional CRJ900 NextGen aircraft. RwandAir will become the first operator of CRJ900 aircraft in Eastern Africa. MarketWire

Andiamo Corporation (OTC: ANDI) Announces Positive Quarterly Results
Andiamo Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ANDI) reports that its quarterly report has been filed at www.otciq.com. MarketWire

BlogHer, Inc. Joins Top 100 U.S. Web Properties; Ranks Number One for Concentration of Women
On the eve of hosting its second annual event for entrepreneurial women, BlogHer, Inc., the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women, has entered the ranks of the Top 100 Web Properties in the U.S. according to comScore Media Metrix (February, 2012). MarketWire

Unprecedented Federal Investments in Energy Efficiency Will Create Jobs and Reduce Deficit
On Thursday, March 22, high level leaders in the clean energy economy will gather at the Pepco Building in D.C. to discuss emerging opportunities for the energy efficiency industry at the federal level that will create jobs and decrease the deficit MarketWire

Mitchell RepairCenter(TM) ToolStore Sets the Stage for an Integrated Industry
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced the launch of the RepairCenter™ ToolStore, a dynamic market place that empowers shops to connect with their collision repair trading partners, saving time and resources MarketWire

UPDATE: SilverSun Technologies Eliminates Additional $1.3 Million of Debt
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT) announced today that it has eliminated an additional $1,338,960 of debt from its balance sheet. The debt, which has been forgiven, was due and owing the Company's Chief Executive Officer, Mark Meller MarketWire

Tours.com's Travel-Intel Looks at What's Ahead for Airlines and Travel
Airline passengers are seeing their fair share of challenges these days. And so are the airlines that fly them. The March 15 issue of Travel-Intel looks at recent FAA reports outlining growth in the airline industry over the next three decades in light of streamlining routes, disappearing seats and rising costs... and then asks the tough questions MarketWire

Winchester Systems Improves Speed of RR2P Rugged Removable Canister Disk Arrays
Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider, announced a significant speed improvement to their RR2P Rugged Removable Canister disk arrays designed for mobile use aboard planes, ships and ground transports. These "purpose built" products are used primarily by the US military and emergency responders MarketWire

Emery-Waterhouse Closes Successful Annual Trade Show for Customers
Emery-Waterhouse, a leading distributor of hardlines and building materials, today announced the conclusion of another successful annual customer trade show. Marketplace 2012 hosted hundreds of the company's customers at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence March 16-17 MarketWire

UPDATE: SilverSun Technologies Announces Sage ERP X3 Sale
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT) announced today that its subsidiary, SWK Technologies, has closed a significant sale of Sage ERP X3, Sage's flagship global ERP solution for mid-sized and larger businesses. MarketWire

UPDATE: SilverSun Technologies Introduces Eight New Proprietary Products
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT) announced today that its subsidiary, SWK Technologies, launched eight new proprietary products at the annual Sage Summit last week, led by a brand new integration for SWK's MAPADOC EDI solution. MarketWire

UPDATE: SilverSun Technologies Announces Stanley Wunderlich Joins Board of Directors
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT), the premier total solutions provider specializing in business software for the small and medium-sized business market, announced today that Stanley Wunderlich has been appointed to its Board of Directors as an independent director. MarketWire

UPDATE: SilverSun Technologies Closes Large Software Transaction
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT) announced today that the company's wholly owned subsidiary, SWK Technologies, Inc., the premier total solutions provider specializing in business software for manufacturers and distributors, has closed on a software sale valued at over $150,000. MarketWire

UPDATE: SilverSun Technologies Reports Earnings for Second Quarter
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT), the total solutions provider specializing in business software for the small and medium-sized business market, reported its financial results for its second fiscal quarter and for the six month fiscal period ending June 30, 2011 in a Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. MarketWire

UPDATE: SilverSun Technologies Repays Outstanding Short Term Bridge Loans
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT), the total solutions provider specializing in business software for the small and medium-sized business market, today announced that the Company has repaid, in full, two loans made by accredited investors in April 2011, in the aggregate amount of $550,000 MarketWire

UPDATE: SilverSun Technologies Acquires Outstanding Minority Interest in SWK Technologies
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT), which previously owned 80% of the Company's subsidiary, SWK Technologies, Inc., has acquired the remaining 20% of SWK. SWK Technologies is once again a wholly-owned subsidiary of SilverSun. MarketWire

Ocean View Condominiums, Residential Home Sites Along Emerald Coast to Sell in Centennial Bank Auction
Ocean view condominiums, commercial properties and dozens of residential home sites along the Emerald Coast will be sold at auction Thursday, April 12, with John Dixon & Associates managing the sale. MarketWire

PHI Group Forms Special Purpose Entity for Power Plant Projects in Indochina
PHI Group, Inc. (OTCQB: PHILD) (PINKSHEETS: PHILD), a company focused on energy and natural resources, announced today that it has formed Indochina Energy Ltd MarketWire

New Business Startups Declined in 2011, Annual Kauffman Study Shows
Entrepreneurship is alive and well in the wake of the Great Recession, although the rate of new business creation dipped during 2011 and startup founders remained more likely to fly solo than employ others MarketWire

Ireland's Imperative Energy Continues International Expansion With New U.S. Deals
Imperative Energy Ltd (Imperative), a leading provider of biomass heat and power solutions in the UK and Ireland, today announced two corporate milestones that will substantially expand its presence in the U.S. market and bring novel new biomass energy options to industrial and commercial customers MarketWire

Irish Firm Nualight Announces $100 Million Lighting Alliance With American Company Hussmann During Taoiseach's St. Patrick's Day Washington Visit
Nualight, a leading specialist in lighting for food retail, has announced a $100 million opportunity with Hussmann, a global manufacturer of refrigerated display merchandisers and refrigeration systems. The announcement was made today during the Taoiseach's St. Patrick's Day visit to Washington. MarketWire

CBS 3 and The CW Philly Host Third Annual Ronald McDonald House Charities(R) Phone Bank Tuesday, March 20th, 3 - 8 PM
CBS 3 (KYW-TV) and The CW Philly (WPSG-TV) will present the third annual "Ronald McDonald House Charities Phone Bank," a five hour on-air fundraiser for one of the Delaware Valley's most beloved charities, live across both stations tomorrow, March 20th, 3 to 8 p.m. Segments will air in newscasts, in commercial break time and in regular programming with one hour specials at both 3 and 7 p.m MarketWire

MCPc Enables Mobile Business With Anyplace Workspace(TM)
MCPc, Inc., a leading national technology products and solutions provider, announces anyplace workspace™, an approach to business technology dedicated to helping organizations reap the benefits of the modern, mobile IT ecosystem. Organizations with an anyplace workspace empower their employees to work from anywhere and on any device -- all in a well-managed, secure environment. MarketWire

Endeavour Silver Expands Its Reserves/Resources for 8th Consecutive Year
Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE: EXK)(FRANKFURT: EJD) announced today that for the eighth consecutive year, the Company has grown its consolidated silver and gold reserves and resources. MarketWire

Cal eConnect Leadership Change Announced
The Cal eConnect Board of Directors announced today that Ted Kremer has decided to withdraw as CEO and remain at the helm of a local regional health information organization in Rochester, New York. Laura Landry, who has been interim CEO, will assume the top post. MarketWire

Xiamen University Partners With Leading Technology and Energy Providers to Build China's First Direct-Current Microgrid
Today at the Haixi International New Energy Industry Expo and Forum, Xiamen University, Nextek Power Systems, People Power Company, Canadian Solar, Intel Corporation and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) announced a ground-breaking alliance to construct and manage direct-current microgrids at the School of Energy Research in Xiamen University (SER-XMU) MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Launches Infrared Receivers Compliant to 3DTV CEA-2038 Command-Driven IR-Synchronized Active Eyewear Standard
Addressing the high cost and lack of interoperability of active 3D glasses, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today released two infrared receivers developed specifically to be compliant with the Consumer Electronics Association's CEA-2038 standard for IR synchronization of active eyewear used with 3D TV sets MarketWire

Adam Friedman Associates Announces Proposal by a Consortium to Acquire 100% of the Common Equity of DEPFA Bank PLC
On February 10, 2012, an ad hoc committee of holders of listed securities issued by DEPFA who currently manage over US$40 billion of assets globally (the "Consortium") approached Hypo Real Estate Holding AG ("HRE") with an indicative proposal to acquire 100% of the common equity of DEPFA at a price of 0.2 to 0.4 times the current book value of common equity of DEPFA. MarketWire

Kessler Foundation Launches "Only Abilities Matter" Featuring Eric LeGrand and John Larroquette
To share the message that the 54 million Americans with disabilities have abilities, Kessler Foundation released public service announcements (PSAs), featuring Eric LeGrand and John Larroquette. The Foundation invites people to tell stories of their abilities on its Facebook page (www.facebook.com/KesslerFoundation) MarketWire

Middlesex Water Company Subsidiary to Manage Avalon Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Systems
The Borough of Avalon, NJ has awarded a new management contract to Middlesex Water Company for the operation of the Borough's water and sewer utility. The contract begins on July 1, 2012 and runs through June 2022. Middlesex Water Company will replace the New Jersey American Water Company as the management company responsible for the day to day operations of the utility. MarketWire

Howard Alan Presents 23rd Annual Hyde Park Village Art Fair
23rd Annual Hyde Park Village Art Fair returns March 24 - 25, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. The Festival will be at Hyde Park Village, along Swann and Dakota Avenues in downtown Tampa - Navigational Address: 1622 Snow Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606. Admission is free and open to the public. MarketWire

Security Benefit Corporation Launches New, Redesigned Website
Security Benefit Corporation, a Guggenheim Partners Company, today announced the launch of its upgraded and redesigned www.securitybenefit.com website. MarketWire

Visclosky Receives Economic Development Leadership Award From IEDC
Congressman Pete Visclosky, of Indiana's 1st District, received the 2011 Congressional Leadership in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). MarketWire

Defentect Group, Inc. Releases Campus StaySafe(TM) to University of California at Berkeley
Defentect Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DFTC), a developer and provider of immediate response and intelligent messaging software solutions, announced today that Campus StaySafe™, the Company's proprietary safety and security SmartPhone application, is now available to the students, faculty and staff of the University of California at Berkeley MarketWire

Cincom Systems and Microsoft Dynamics Sign Global ISV Partnership
Cincom Systems (http://www.cincom.com), a worldwide provider of business software, and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) have signed a strategic, global independent software vendor (ISV) agreement to deliver enhanced enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution capabilities (http://erp.cincom.com/) to complex enterprises. MarketWire

Zephyr Real Estate Sells Remarkable 'Gold Coast' Estate
A Billionaire's Row residence on Broadway in Pacific Heights just sold in a private, off-market sale. Anna Spathis and Dennis Stavropoulos of Zephyr Real Estate represented the buyer. The grand estate had a list price of $28.5 million. MarketWire

Cobra Debuts 29 LX BT and 25 LX Citizens Band Radios for Professional Drivers at the Mid-America Trucking Show
Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), the leading designer and marketer of Citizens Band (CB) Radios and the number one choice of professional drivers, today announced that it will unveil two of the trucking industry's most advanced new CB radio units this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS), which is taking place from March 22-24 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. MarketWire

TheDirectory.com Sets Launch Date for Its New Local Business Dashboard
TheDirectory.com, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SEEK) today announced that it will launch its much anticipated Local Business Dashboard on April 12th, 2012. The Company announced today that it will host a shareholder conference call in support of the new product launch. The call will include a live question and answer session and will be held after the market close on April 12th. MarketWire

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Denihan Hospitality Group Takes Manhattan: Signs Management Agreement With Ark Partners for Two Additional NYC Properties
Denihan Hospitality Group today announced the signing of a management agreement with Ark Partners for two hotels, The Mansfield and The Franklin, located in New York City's Midtown and on the Upper East Side, respectively MarketWire

The Gallery Collection Announces 5th Annual $10,000 Create-A-Greeting-Card Contest Winner
The Gallery Collection, a leading publisher of personalized greeting cards, is proud to announce the winner of its 5th Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card scholarship contest. Whitney Fuertes of Tolleson, Arizona will receive this year's $10,000 award for her submission. In addition to a personal scholarship, Whitney's school, La Joya Community High School, will receive a $1,000 prize. MarketWire

PivotLink & Stores Media to Reveal Success Tips for Customer-Centric Retail in March 21st Webinar
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Kristjan Mar Hauksson at SES Conference 2012 New York: SEO and Global Search Engine Marketing
Kristjan Mar Hauksson, author, and founder of Nordic eMarketing, will be at this week's SES Conference 2012 in New York, where he'll be guest moderator during the session, Metrics for SEO, as well as discussing his new book, 'Global Search Engine Marketing: Fine-Tuning Your International Search Engine Results.' MarketWire

Northland Operational Update-March 2012
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(FRANKFURT: NPK)(OSLO: NAUR) ("Northland" or the "Company") advises that the Company will initiate a bi-monthly operational and construction update on its Kaunisvaara project. MarketWire

**Media Alert** World Energy to Host Webinar: "Is ReCharge New York the Best Option for your Organization?"
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it will host a webinar, "Is ReCharge New York the Best Option for your Organization?" on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:00pm ET for ReCharge New York program applicants interested in getting the best available price for their electricity. MarketWire

Rising Farmland Prices Bringing About Major Shift in Farmland Economics
The continued rise in farmland prices is part of a major shift in farm economics that even those in the industry are just beginning to recognize: Owners who lease their land to farmers are having to settle for lower returns than they've historically faced, according to Murray Wise, of Murray Wise Associates LLC. MarketWire

The Outsourcing Institute Announces Strategic Alliance With Wall Street Technology Sourcing Network, Sourcers on The Street(TM)
The Outsourcing Institute ("OI"), one of the largest outsourcing networks in the world, has forged a critical relationship with Sourcers on The Street™, one of the most exclusive technology sourcing networks on Wall Street. OI will leverage its resources and expertise to support and grow the small yet powerful Sourcers on The Street™. MarketWire

Worthington Energy Announces Production Timeline
Worthington Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: WGAS) ("Worthington"), an energy turnaround company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and drilling of oil and natural gas properties, takes this opportunity to provide an update on the production timeline of the Company's recently acquired I-1 well. As previously announced on March 9, 2012, Worthington acquired a 10 MarketWire

Big Switch Networks Is Redefining the Networking Landscape With Open Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
Big Switch Networks, who is bringing the benefits of virtualization and cloud architecture to enterprise networks, today unveiled the three pillars around its Open SDN™ architecture as it celebrates its two-year anniversary. MarketWire

InsideView Announces Social Intelligence Alliance With Microsoft and Native Integration With Microsoft Dynamics CRM
InsideView, the only social intelligence provider to reveal the person behind the contact, today announced that they have finalized a Social Intelligence Alliance whereby Microsoft will integrate InsideView's social selling solution into Microsoft Dynamics CRM MarketWire

Media Alert: EVE to Participate at SNUG Silicon Valley Designer Community Expo
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Zepol Releases "2011 U.S. Port Report"
Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, today announced the release of their "2011 U.S. Port Report." The report details port activity for the top 20 U.S. ports for 2011. Each port profile provides detailed information on recent trends, key importers, top carriers, and more. Click here to download the report or visit www.zepol.com. MarketWire

HEINEKEN Supply Chain Selects Active Power to Protect Critical Operations
Clean, continuous power is essential for highly automated operations as even the slightest power disturbance, known as a micro-outage, can result in production downtime and substantial economic loss. This is particularly true in remote areas where utility power is unreliable. MarketWire

StageofLife.com Reports 41% of Teens Think Their Parents Set a Bad Example for Love
StageofLife.com, an education resource providing a free blog for teachers and students, discovered that teens look to their parents as the example when it comes to defining love MarketWire

AmericanGraduate.org Re-Launches With New Research Resource, Video and Community Connections
Grad Nation Summit -- American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen, a national initiative supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), today launched its new website to increase understanding and engagement around the national dropout crisis with features including a research center, video from public media stations around the country, and connections to more than 600 local partners. MarketWire

Danaos Corporation to Compete With the World's Best Analytics Teams to Win 40th Anniversary INFORMS Edelman Award
Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC), a leading international owner of containerships, today announced that the Company has been selected as one of the six finalists for the 2012 EDELMAN Awards. MarketWire

Covanta Holding Corporation Announces Closing of Senior Notes due 2022
Covanta Holding Corporation, a Delaware corporation (NYSE: CVA) (the "Company" or "Covanta"), today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten registered public offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 6.375% senior notes due 2022 (the "Note Offering"). MarketWire

Anevia ViaMotion Supports Multi-Bitrate TS for Leading Video Encoders
Anevia, a leader in multiscreen video streaming solutions and service infrastructure for live TV and video on demand (VOD), announced today, that its ViaMotion origin server and HTTP video packaging solution now supports native multi-bitrate TS video with the industry's leading encoders. MarketWire

Healthcare IT Consultancy Medullan Doubles Revenue in 2011
Medullan, Inc. (www.Medullan.com), the brains behind health technology innovation, today announced record results for 2011, with significant growth in revenue, customer base and profitability. 2011 revenue nearly doubled over the previous year, as did the company's overall customer base, and it now counts three of the world's top five healthcare organizations as its clients. MarketWire

What Causes Employees to Derail? New Video Series From Hogan Assessment Systems Reveals the Impact of Personality Behaviors
Every organization has its share of characters, from the leisurely procrastinator to the nit-picking perfectionist. But in the climb to the top of the ladder, seemingly harmless characteristics can seriously impact performance. MarketWire

American Hall of Distinguished Audit Practitioners Announced
The North American Board (NAB) of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is pleased to announce the names of the nine inaugural inductees of the American Hall of Distinguished Audit Practitioners. This is the first honor specifically designed to recognize American internal audit practitioners who have made extraordinary contributions to the internal audit profession in the United States. MarketWire

Another Year of Solid Growth for KEMA in 2011
Knowledge-based energy services company, KEMA, now DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability per end February 2012, has once again achieved a solid increase in sales and operating results in 2011. Sales in 2011 grew by 5% to EUR 258 million (2010: EUR 245 million). Organic constant currency growth was 7% compared to 9.5% in 2010. The normalized operating result(1) rose by 6.8% to EUR 20 MarketWire

Investor Fear Leads to Losses in 2011 According to DALBAR Study
While the volatility of the 2011 markets ended with large gains for bond holders and a small profit for equities, the mutual fund investor did not fare as well. MarketWire

ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. (ZLTQ) Investor Lawsuit Over Alleged False and Misleading Statements Announced by Shareholders Foundation
The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a lawsuit was filed on behalf of certain investors in ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. (ZLTQ) shares against ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. and certain of its officers and directors over alleged false and misleading statements made in its IPO. MarketWire

Proteonomix, Inc. (PROT) Completes $3.8 Million Private Placement
Proteonomix, Inc. (OTCBB: PROT), a biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutics based upon the use of human cells and their derivatives, announces the completion of a previously announced $3.8 million private placement MarketWire

Mattersight Files S-3 Registration Statement
Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR) today announced that it filed a registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 16, 2012, to register the resale at some future date of up to 2,364,209 shares (the "Shares") of the Company's common stock, par value $0.01 per share MarketWire

Zappos Selects Kaltura Enterprise Video Platform
Zappos, a leading online apparel and footwear retailer, announced today that it has selected Kaltura, (www.kaltura.com), developer of the first open source video platform, to further enhance its use of video as an effective retail tool MarketWire

SEI Survey: Ultra Wealthy Say It Takes Work Ethic to Get Rich, Innovation to Stay There
Ultra wealthy Americans say work ethic is the key to achieving wealth, but it takes innovation to sustain it according to a poll released today by SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) MarketWire

NetProspex Launches CleneProspex(TM) Contact Data Cleansing Solution for B2B Marketers
NetProspex, the leading provider of verified, crowd-sourced business contact data services, today announced the launch of CleneProspex, a contact data cleansing and validation solution powered by its proprietary CleneStep verification process MarketWire

SouthGobi Resources Announces Increased NI 43-101 Compliant Resources Following Record Exploration in 2011, Including New Coking Coal Deposit
SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX: SGQ)(HKSE: 1878) announced today that new, independent estimates prepared by Minarco-MineConsult ("MMC"), have updated coal Resources and Proven and Probable Mineral Reserves contained at the Company's Ovoot Tolgoi Complex, (comprised of the Ovoot Tolgoi mine and the Ovoot Tolgoi Underground Deposit) MarketWire

TexCom Chairman and CEO Louis Ross Featured on TheStockRadio.com
TexCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TEXC), an environmental services company serving the oil and gas industry, today announced that TheStockRadio.com has posted an audio interview recently conducted with TexCom Chairman, President and CEO Louis Ross. MarketWire

Future in Review Names Heliae a FiRe X FiReStarter
Strategic News Service is proud to announce that Heliae has been selected as a 2012 FiReStarter company to be featured at its tenth annual Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference MarketWire

MindTree Partners With Netbiscuits to Service Large Scale Mobile Web Developments
MindTree Limited (NSE: MINDTREE), a global IT and Product Engineering Services company, today announced that it has partnered with Netbiscuits, world's leading cloud platform for the development and delivery of next generation web apps across all connected and mobile devices, (MCAP-Web) to develop and deliver reusable solutions, templates and development methodologies for MindTree customers MarketWire

Evans Cooling Systems, Inc. Announces Agreement With South African Firm, Corrosion and Scale Control
Evans Cooling Systems, Inc., building on their global brand of waterless engine coolants, is pleased to announce an alliance with Corrosion and Scale Control (CSC) in Cape Town, South Africa. With this newly formed alliance, CSC has formed Evans Cooling Systems (Pty) Ltd (Evans SA) to market the Evans range of waterless engine coolants throughout the Southern African region. MarketWire

Infolink Announces New Management Team, New Vision for Pronto Companies
The board of directors of Infolink Global Corp announced a new mission -- and an all-new management team -- for its "Pronto family" of companies, including ServerPronto, ColoPronto and CloudPronto. MarketWire

Advanced SystemCare Adds Optimization for Windows 8 Consumer Preview
IObit today announced the addition of support for Microsoft Windows 8 to its flagship PC optimization suite, Advanced SystemCare. This latest release ensures that PC users will enjoy enhanced performance using the newly-announced Windows 8 Consumer Preview. MarketWire

Stevia First Corp. Appoints Biotech Veteran to Board of Directors
Stevia First Corp. (OTCBB: STVF) ("Stevia First." or the "Company"), an early stage agribusiness based in California's Central valley growing region and focused on the industrial-scale production of stevia, the all-natural zero-calorie sweetener that is rapidly transforming the food and beverage industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Anthony E. Maida, III, Ph.D MarketWire

American Petro-Hunter Announces NOM-3H Horizontal Well Begins Commercial Sales -- Initial Production Rates Exceed 200 BPD Oil and 400 MCF Gas in Oklahoma
American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the NOM-3H horizontal oil and gas well has begun commercial oil and gas sales. The well has shipped an inaugural 1,000 barrels following the first weeks of production. MarketWire

Las Vegas' Original Casino Undergoes Dramatic Expansion
Founded in 1906 on poker chips, whiskey and wild women, the Golden Gate (www.goldengatecasino.com) -- Las Vegas' original casino -- is undergoing its first major expansion in 50 years. MarketWire

Recovery as a Service Platform Patent Issued to Geminare
Geminare, a global leader in Recovery as a Service (RaaS) enablement, today announced that on March 13th, 2012 the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued it US Patent #8,135,838, "System and method for providing data and application continuity in a computer system MarketWire

Flite Announces New Hire John Lowell as VP Brand Strategy
Flite, the advertising effectiveness company, today announced the new hire of John Lowell as Vice President of Brand Strategy, effective immediately. MarketWire

Safeway Inc. Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend and Increases Stock Repurchase Authorization by $1.0 Billion
In the news release, "Safeway Inc. Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend and Increases Stock Repurchase Authorization by $1.0 Billion," issued earlier today by Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY), we are advised by the company that the record date for the upcoming cash dividend should be March 29, 2012 instead of March 22, 2012 as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

WPC and Microsoft Help Providers Prioritize HITECH Security and Compliance at Microsoft HUG Webinar
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SquareSpot -- a New Online Marketplace for Families Launches in New York City
SquareSpot is a new online marketplace that caters to the needs of discerning families. Launching its ecommerce site on March 19th, SquareSpot is dedicated to providing reputable and high quality products and services for families MarketWire

Tests Demonstrate Fortinet Delivers Industry-Leading IPS Performance
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a world leader in high-performance network security, today announced that it delivers the highest level of combined intrusion prevention system (IPS) performance and catch rate of the industry MarketWire

UNEQUAL Technologies Garners Accolade From DuPont Protection Technologies; Wins DuPont(TM) Kevlar(R) Innovation Award
UNEQUAL Technologies®, the premier provider of head and body armor for soldiers and athletes, is honored to be the proud recipient of the highly coveted 2011 DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Award MarketWire

DeYoe Wealth Management Designated 2012 Premier Advisor by the National Association of Board Certified Advisory Practices (NABCAP)
DeYoe Wealth Management announced today that the firm has been recognized as NABCAP Premier Advisors, an exclusive group of financial advisors who represent the best in quality wealth management in the San Francisco Bay Area. MarketWire

SouthGobi Resources Announces Fourth Quarter and 2011 Financial and Operating Results
SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX: SGQ)(HKSE: 1878), (the "Company" or "SouthGobi") today announced its financial and operating results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. All figures are in US dollars unless otherwise stated. MarketWire

Bonanza Goldfields Engages Benchmark Advisory Partners, LLC
Bonanza Goldfields Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BONZ) ("Bonanza" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the engagement of Benchmark Advisory Partners LLC ("Benchmark") as the Company's full-service investor communications facility. Benchmark specializes in investor relations, equity research, and media coverage. MarketWire

Elephant Talk Acquires the Assets of Ensercom to Expand Enabler Services to Germany
Elephant Talk Communications Corp. (NYSE Amex: ETAK) (www.elephanttalk.com), an international provider of business software and services to the telecommunications and financial services industry, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Ensercom, a German based Mobile Virtual Network Enabling (MVNE) company MarketWire

MMRGlobal Plans on Announcing Increased Revenues on March 30
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Rosetta Genomics to Present Multiple Poster Presentations at the 101st Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
Rosetta Genomics (NASDAQ: ROSG), a leading developer and provider of microRNA-based molecular diagnostic tests, today announced that data from several studies demonstrating the clinical utility of the Company's miRview® products to identify and classify a variety of cancers will be presented by Mats Sanden, M.D., D.D.S MarketWire

ZBB Energy Engages Liolios Group to Lead Investor Relations Program
ZBB Energy Corp. (NYSE Amex: ZBB), a distinct leader in energy storage and power control platforms that integrate renewable and conventional sources, has engaged Liolios Group to lead a new investor relations and financial communications program. MarketWire

SPAR Group Exceeds Revenue Guidance and Announces Revenue Growth to $73.5 Million for Fiscal Year 2011
SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGRP) (the "Company" or "SPAR Group"), a leading supplier of retail merchandising and other marketing services throughout the United States and internationally, today announced fourth quarter and 2011 year end revenue of $23.6 million and $73.5, million respectively. MarketWire

Broadcast International Completes $6.95 Million Private Placement of Equity Securities
Broadcast International (OTCBB: BCST), a leading provider of video management software and services for next-generation video IP networks, has completed its previously announced private placement equity financing with a group of institutional and qualified individual investors for gross proceeds of a $6.95 million MarketWire

Methode's Data Solutions Group Expands Its Cabinet Line to Include Server Enclosures
CTI (Connectivity Technologies Inc.), a division of Methode Electronics, Inc.'s (NYSE: MEI) Data Solutions Group, announced today the launch of its new line of server cabinets. MarketWire

Baidu.com Signs Multiyear Subscription for DigitalGlobe Imagery
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced that China's most influential internet search portal, Baidu.com Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) ("Baidu"), has signed a subscription for DigitalGlobe high-resolution imagery covering 344 cities in China. MarketWire

Computer Software Innovations, Inc. Announces Year End 2011 Financial Results Conference Call
Computer Software Innovations, Inc. (OTCBB: CSWI), dba CSI Technology Outfitters™ ("CSI"), today announced that it will host a conference call on Monday, March 26, 2012, at 4:15 P.M. Eastern Time to discuss the Company's financial and operational results for the Year End 2011. MarketWire

ETS Announces New Customer Support Center for Spanish Students to Assist Record-Breaking Number of TOEFL(R) Test Takers in Spain
Test takers studying for the TOEFL® test in Spain now can take advantage of a new TOEFL Customer Support Center. Educational Testing Service (ETS) has announced a customer support center, available toll-free by phone at 900-838129 or email at TOEFLSupport4Spain@ets.org, to serve the growing numbers of TOEFL test takers throughout Spain. MarketWire

Spur Ventures to Commence Trading on TSX Venture Exchange
Spur Ventures Inc. ("Spur" or the "Company") (TSX: SVU)(OTCBB: SPVEF) is pleased to announce that the Company's common shares will commence trading on the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV") effective Friday, March 23, 2012. The Company's common shares will trade on the TSXV under Spur's current trading symbol, "SVU". MarketWire

Going Away? Go Online!
Looking for the best deals, the cheapest travel, and the easiest bookings? Wondering where to go and get the best discounts? There's a simple solution, and can make a real difference to your holiday. MarketWire

Zayo Group to Acquire AboveNet
Zayo Group, LLC and AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT) today announced that their boards of directors have approved a definitive agreement under which Zayo will acquire AboveNet for approximately $2.2 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, each share of AboveNet common stock issued and outstanding immediately prior to the transaction will be entitled to receive $84 MarketWire

Recruiters Modernize Search With JobOn Video Applications
Resumes and paper applications have only limited success in getting jobs for applicants, according to corporate recruiters who recently signed up for JobOn. They cite their main drawback as widespread use, making it difficult for applicants to stand out. MarketWire

Cisco Completes Acquisition of Lightwire
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced the completion of the acquisition of privately held Lightwire, Inc. Headquartered in Allentown, Penn., Lightwire develops advanced optical interconnect technology for high-speed networking applications MarketWire

Alliant Announces Winners of 2012 Build America Awards
Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. (www.alliantinsurance.com), the nation's largest specialty insurance brokerage firm, and the Associated General Contractors of America ("AGC") today announced the winners of the 2012 Alliant Build America Awards. MarketWire

Bridgelux Arrays Shine in HELLA's Expanding Portfolio of Interior Lighting Products
Bridgelux Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, announced today that their awarding-winning RS LED arrays have been selected by world-renown HELLA Lighting for the company's first down light designed specifically for the commercial and retail lighting markets MarketWire

Luidia Previews eBeam Connect
Luidia, Inc., creator of interactive eBeam® technology, today announced public beta availability of eBeam Connect, a new web-based software that allows teachers and students to interact from web-enabled devices, like iPads and other tablets. eBeam Connect and other upcoming products kick off the company's new beta program, eBeamLabs.com MarketWire

Embry-Riddle Implements Oracle's PeopleSoft Campus Solutions to Provide Students and Administrators With Real-Time Information
ALLIANCE '12 CONFERENCE -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Navios South American Logistics Inc. Extends Exchange Offer for Its $200.0 Million 9 1/4% Senior Notes Due 2019
Navios South American Logistics Inc. ("Navios Logistics" or the "Company") announced today that the Company and Navios Logistics Finance (US) Inc., its wholly owned finance subsidiary, extended the expiration date of its offer to exchange up to U.S. $200 MarketWire

Tone Launches New ReliaTel 4.0 VoIP and UC Management Solution to Deliver Deep Operations Intelligence and Maximized Efficiency
Tone Software Corporation, a leading provider of comprehensive voice quality and network monitoring and management software for converged telecommunications and IT infrastructures, today announced immediate availability of its ReliaTel® Management Solution 4.0 Release MarketWire

PriceSmart Announces Property Acquisition for Third New Warehouse Club in Colombia
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) today announced that on March 15, 2012 it acquired approximately 12,000 square meters of land in North Cali, Colombia, upon which the Company plans to construct and operate a new PriceSmart Warehouse Club, which would be its third in Colombia. MarketWire

Biostem U.S., Corporation Continues Building Its Scientific and Medical Board of Advisors With Appointment of Leading Perinatologist and Stem Cell Advocate Dr. Sanford M. Lederman, MD
Biostem U.S., Corporation (OTCQB: BOSM) (PINKSHEETS: BOSM) (Biostem, the Company), a fully reporting public company in the stem cell regenerative medicine sciences sector, announced today the addition of Perinatologist Sanford M. Lederman, MD to its Scientific and Medical Board of Advisors (SAMBA). MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT: Cadence to Keynote, Present Papers at ISQED
Tom Beckley, senior vice president of Research and Development, Custom IC and Signoff, Silicon Realization Group at Cadence Design Systems, Inc, (NASDAQ: CDNS), will deliver a keynote on advanced node chip design at the International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED). In addition, Cadence engineers will participate in two paper presentations at the conference. MarketWire

Whaleback Managed Services Receives U.S. Patent for Its Cloud-Based Managed Business Voice Services
Whaleback Managed Services, the leader in managed business services, announced today that is has received its first U.S. patent for the company's cloud-based managed business voice services. The Whaleback patent, No. 8,130,769, offers a unique approach to the phone activation process MarketWire

LynuxWorks Announces Membership in Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE(TM)) Consortium
LynuxWorks, Inc., a world leader in the embedded software market, today announced its membership in the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) Consortium, managed by The Open Group, to provide a common airborne computing environment for the Navy and other military branches. The FACE Consortium is an industry-government collaboration consisting of 39 members, including the U.S MarketWire

Juniper Networks Named to Ethisphere's 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, has been recognized as one of the 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies for the second consecutive year by Ethisphere Institute, a leading business ethics think-tank. MarketWire

Blue Coat Introduces Unified Web Security Solution to Deliver Always On Protection and Control to the Extended Enterprise
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the technology leader in Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today introduced its Unified Security solution that enables the extended enterprise to expand its secure perimeter to now include all users on devices across any network MarketWire

Autism Memoir Author to Emcee National Literacy Conference
Family literacy advocate and critically acclaimed memoir author Monica Holloway will emcee the 21st National Conference on Family Literacy, hosted by the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL), on Monday, March 26, 2012, beginning at 8 a.m. at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, located at 1380 Harbor Island Drive in San Diego, CA. MarketWire

Mesquite (TX) Police Department Orders 200 TASER X2 ECDs
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), a global provider of safety technologies that protect life, prevent conflict, and resolve disputes, today announced two orders for its new TASER X2 electronic control device (ECD) and a significant order for its TASER X26 ECD. MarketWire

Agennix AG to Participate in 6th Annual International Partnering Conference BIO-Europe Spring(R) 2012
Agennix AG (FRANKFURT: AGX) (XETRA: AGX) today announced that the Company will participate in the 6th Annual International Partnering Conference BIO-Europe Spring® 2012 to be held March 19 - 21, 2012 in the RAI Convention Center, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands MarketWire

Micrel Eliminates Dual-Stage Conversion for Point-of-Load Applications With High-Efficiency, Wide-Input Switching Regulator IC
Micrel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high-bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today announced the MIC28510, a wide-input synchronous switching regulator IC that provides step-down conversion with better than 94 percent peak efficiency from an input voltage as high as 75V with maximum output current of 4A MarketWire

WABCO Further Globalizes Senior Management Team; Appoints Vice President, Americas, to Newly Created Executive Position
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), (www.wabco-auto.com) a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced an executive appointment to the newly created position of Vice President, Americas and Mergers & Acquisitions, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer MarketWire

AllEnergy Provides Update on Belize Concession With Estimated Reserves of 6 Million Barrels of Oil
AllEnergy Corporation (OTCQB: AFSE) (OTCBB: AFSE) (www.allenergyco.com), a growth-oriented international energy company, announced today an update on its Belize Concession which is estimated to hold up to 6 million barrels of recoverable oil MarketWire

ProPhotonix Limited: Appointment of Joint Broker
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Cegedim Strategic Data (CSD) forecasts the growth in diabetes cases in France through 2022
Cegedim Strategic Data (CSD), leading provider ofhealthcare market research, has published the results of its study on theevolution of type 2 Diabetes in France up to 2022. MarketWire

Xcite Energy Limited Spud of 9/3b-7 Well
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WestSummit Capital Expands Mobile Ecosystem Portfolio
WestSummit Capital today announced a new investment in the mobile technology ecosystem with funding for leading Chinese optical lens provider Union Optech, and the successful IPO of European Near Field Communications (NFC) technology provider INSIDE Secure (EURONEXT PARIS: INSD) MarketWire

SLI Systems and Snow + Rock to Present at Internet Retailing Expo UK March 21st
SLI Systems (www.sli-systems.com) today announced that David Kohn, head of multichannel at Snow + Rock, will join SLI Systems in three SLI-hosted sessions at the Internet Retailing 2012 Expo, taking place March 21st and 22nd in Birmingham, United Kingdom MarketWire

Beneficial Holdings, Inc. to Apply for Nevada Intrastate Gaming License
Beneficial Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BFHJ), in its strategy to move its operations domestically, announced that it intends to apply for a Nevada Intrastate Gaming License which will enable it, partnered with a licensed casino operator, to offer certain online games to residents of Nevada MarketWire

Cellceutix Enters Into a Collaborative Agreement With Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for Pro-Apoptotic Function of p53 in Melanoma and Renal Cell Carcinoma
Cellceutix Corporation (OTCBB: CTIX) ("the Company"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing small molecule drugs to treat unmet medical conditions, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, on an innovative research project with Kevetrin™ MarketWire

DigitalTown Announces New CEO and President
DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCQB: DGTW) (PINKSHEETS: DGTW) today announced that Robert Castle, has joined the Company as Chief Executive Officer and President. He will also serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company. MarketWire

New York City Supermarket Chain Places Multiple Orders With Eco-Safe
Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce the addition of a prestigious family-run Supermarket Chain in New York City to its growing list of clients. MarketWire

BillMyParents Enters Service Agreement With iTrackr Systems' (IRYS) RespondQ
BillMyParents, Inc. (OTCQB: BMPI) (OTCBB: BMPI) announced today that they have entered into a service agreement with RespondQ, the chat technology company from e-commerce software and services provider iTrackr Systems, Inc MarketWire

SOA Software Extends Its Microsoft Gold ISV Certification
SOA Software, a leading SOA and Cloud Services Governance provider, today announced that it has been recertified with Gold Independent Software Vendor (ISV)/Software Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network. SOA Software's governance products ship with prebuilt, pretested, and governance-ready WCF services, clients, tools, policy, and documentation MarketWire

EXTEDO and Asphalion Will Be Advising Life Sciences Firms on How to Comply With New EMA Regulations at DIA EuroMeeting
EXTEDO, a key Regulatory Information Management solutions provider for life sciences firms, today announced that Remco Munnik and Dr. Gerhard Neurauter, two renowned experts on electronic submission and regulatory data management, will be available to meet with executives from the life sciences industry at the DIA EuroMeeting in Copenhagen, Denmark. MarketWire

AMD Launches Graphics Triple Play: 3 GPUs in 3 Months
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today reached a major milestone in the graphics industry with worldwide availability of its full line of next generation AMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series GPUs in less than three months MarketWire

Verimatrix Selected to Secure Next Generation IPTV and Multi-Screen Platform for Chunghwa Telecom
IP&TV World Forum -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that its Verimatrix Video Content Authority (VCAS™) 3 solutions have been selected for the IPTV and multi-screen upgrade at Taiwan's largest telecom operator, Chunghwa Telecom MarketWire

Cytori Breast Reconstruction Cell Therapy Trial Results Published
Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) announced today the publication of RESTORE-2 trial results in the peer-reviewed European Journal of Surgical Oncology. MarketWire

Joe's Jeans Appoints Retail Industry Veteran Joanne Calabrese to Its Board of Directors
Joe's Jeans Inc. (NASDAQ: JOEZ) announced today that Joanne Calabrese has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. MarketWire

Signiant Adds High-Profile European Broadcast Customers
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Calpine to Construct Combined-Cycle Units in Delaware, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Information Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) (Houston, Texas) is studying and planning combined-cycle power projects in Delaware. In Dover, Calpine will construct the grassroot Garrison Power Station. The company hopes to begin construction in mid- or late 2013 and begin operations at the plant in 2015. MarketWire

Implant Sciences Appoints Dr. Bill McGann as Chief Operating Officer
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, today announced a significant executive management appointment with Dr. Bill McGann joining the Company as Chief Operating Officer and as a member of its Board of Directors. Dr MarketWire

Intel and InMage Deliver Best-in-Class Business Continuity and Data Protection With Intel Server Continuity Suite
InMage Systems® (www.inmage.com) and the Intel® Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) (www.intel.com) have collaborated to deliver Intel Server Boards and Systems with best-in-class business continuity and data protection to Intel customers and partners. InMage is embedding its award-winning recovery technologies into the Intel Server Continuity Suite, announced today at the Intel Solution Summit MarketWire

Clicks Grow Like BRICS: G-20 Internet Economy to Expand at 10 Percent a Year Through 2016
In the G-20 nations, the Internet economy will grow more than 10 percent a year through 2016, according to a new report published by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) as part of its Connected World series. MarketWire

Market Research Estimates In-Car Infotainment (Ici) Market Growth at 12% CAGR Through 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "In-car Infotainment (Ici) Market - Global Forecast & Analysis by OEM & Aftermarket (2011 - 2016) By Products (Audio, Display, GPS, Software Platform, Service, Accessories), By Applications (Entertainment, Location Based Services, Communication)" to their collection of Electronics market reports MarketWire

Market Research Estimates Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Market at $43 Billion by 2021
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "World Combined Heat & Power (CHP): Micro, Small and Large-Scale" to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/SBI-v775/Combined-Heat-Power-CHP-Micro-6845656/ MarketWire

Market Research Estimates Biosensors Market at $16.8 Billion by 2018
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Biosensors - A Global Market Overview," to their collection of Electronics market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Industry-Experts-v3766/Biosensors-Global-Overview-6846583/ MarketWire

Interactive ORLive Program Focuses on the Feet
Suffering from the pain and discomfort caused by bunions? Bunions can develop due to hallux valgus, a deformity where the bone which joins to the big toe juts outward on the inside part of the foot. The bump is the bunion which is comprised of bone and soft tissue. The most common cause of bunions is ill-fitting shoes MarketWire

Compass Ironworks Teaches New York About Going Green
Luxury metalworking operation Compass Ironworks (ironworkclassics.com) will be demonstrating its environmentally-friendly approach to creating custom wrought iron products at the 2012 Architectural Digest Home Design Show between March 22-25 in New York City MarketWire

Western Independent Bankers Partners With vCom Solutions to Offer Telecom Expense Management Services for Western Banks
Western Independent Bankers (WIB) and its wholly-owned products and services subsidiary WIB Service Corporation (WIBSCO), have selected vCom Solutions as their newest Group Purchase Program partner MarketWire

Next step in 21st century education for students in Africa
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Statoil: Changes to financial calendar 2012
Please note that Statoil ASA's (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) announcement of 1Q resultshas been moved to Tuesday 8 May 2012. Venue: Oslo, Norway This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf ofThomson Reuters clients MarketWire

Viterra Issues Statement
Viterra Inc. (TSX: VT) (ASX: VTA) ("Viterra"), after discussions with Market Surveillance on behalf of the Toronto Stock Exchange, announced today that it is in exclusive discussions with a third party regarding the possible acquisition of Viterra. MarketWire

Corel Breaks New Ground in Video Editing With Corel(R) VideoStudio(R) Pro X5
Today Corel announced the release of Corel ® VideoStudio® Pro X5, the most comprehensive version of the company's award-winning video editing software MarketWire

Annual General Meeting of Bellevue Group AG on 19 March 2012: All resolutions approved
Bellevue Group AG /Annual General Meeting of Bellevue Group AG on 19 March 2012: All resolutions approved . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

VOLTA FINANCE - FEBRUARY MONTHLY REPORT
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Annual General Meeting of BB Biotech AG: Shareholders approve all proposals put forward by Board of Directors
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KBC Group increases strength and efficiency of Board of Directors.
Regulated information* - 19 March 2012 (5.45 p.m. CET) GlobeNewswire

Kemira establishes a new share-based incentive plan for the strategic management members
Kemira OyjStock exchange releaseMarch 19, 2012 at 6.45 pm (CET+1) The Kemira Board of Directors has decided to establish a new share-based incentive plan that follows already terminated 2009 - 2011 plan aimed at the strategic management members for the years 2012 - 2014, as part of the company's incentive and commitment schemes GlobeNewswire

Daniel Falque to join KBC Group Executive Committee.
Regulated information* - 10 March 2012 (5.45 p.m. CET) GlobeNewswire

Cargotec Board of Directors' organising meeting
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 19 MARCH 2012 AT 3.45 PM EET GlobeNewswire

Sony brand launches in smartphone market with global advertising campaign
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Decisions taken at Cargotec Corporation's Annual General Meeting
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 19 MARCH 2012 AT 2.25 PM EET GlobeNewswire

OKMETIC'S ANNUAL REPORT 2011
OKMETIC OYJ     STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE    19 MARCH 2012 AT 1.05 P.M. GlobeNewswire

Incap Corporation : Notice to the Annual General Meeting 2012
Incap Corporation Stock Exchange Release  19 March 2012 at 1 p.m. GlobeNewswire

ACAZIS AG signs its first CONTRACT for sale of 5000 tons of castor beans and appoints SINOETH Hong Kong International Group Limited as exclusive distributor for China, Japan, Korea, Ethiopia.
Acazis AG /ACAZIS AG signs its first CONTRACT for sale of 5000 tons of castor beans and appoints SINOETH Hong Kong International Group Limited as exclusive distributor for China, Japan, Korea, Ethiopia. . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Basware Corporation's external reporting in 2012
Basware Corporation Stock Exchange Release, March 19, 2012 at 10:50 GlobeNewswire

KION Group starts 2012 from a position of strength
KION GROUP GmbH /KION Group starts 2012 from a position of strength. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Talvivaaran Mining Company Plc. : Notice of Annual General Meeting 2012
NOTICE TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING GlobeNewswire

adidas AG: TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company to acquire Adams Golf
adidas AG /adidas AG: TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company to acquire Adams Golf. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

LeGuide.com Group : LeGuide.com announces successful closing of Ciao acquisition
Press release GlobeNewswire

Vizrt Signs Substantial MAM Deal for Software Upgrades at SuperSport
Bergen, Norway, March 19, 2012. Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ) GlobeNewswire

Nutreco completes divestment Hendrix
The European anti-competition authorities have approved the acquisition of Hendrix by the ForFarmers Group as announced on 16 November 2011. The relevant works councils already gave a positive advice in an earlier stage. GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Extel to Include Coverage of Electronic Alpha Capture in 2012 Survey
- Voting Starts Today for 2012 Extel Survey Awards GlobeNewswire

Ahold completes € 1 billion share buyback
Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 19, 2012 - Ahold today announced that it has completed its € 1 billion share buyback program announced on March 7, 2011. The total number of shares repurchased under the program was 106,814,343 common shares, for a total consideration of € 1,000,000,000, at an average price of € 9,3620 GlobeNewswire

Presentation of Highlight Results from Phase 3 Trial of TAK-085 in Japan for the Treatment of Hyperlipidemia at the 76th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society
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