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US Commerce Secretary highlights four areas for doing infrastructure business with India
Visiting United States Commerce Secretary John Bryson on Monday told captains of Indian industry that there were four key reasons for Washington and New Delhi to take their bilateral trade and commercial partnership to the next level, especially in the infrastructure sector. ANI

USTDA awards two clean energy grants on trade mission to India
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on Monday signed two grants to support U.S. business developments in India'slean energy infrastructure development. ANI

Udhamsingh Nagar farmers express joy over bumper strawberry crop
Farmers in Uttarakhand's Udham Singh Nagar district have expressed joy as they witnessed bumper strawberry crop, which was facilitated by the tissue culture technique. ANI

Korean industry must have faith in India: Manmohan Singh(Update: India-Korea)
Visiting Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday asked captains of industry in South Korea to have faith in India and provide its solar and nuclear power sectors much needed environment-friendly technologies. ANI

Facebook seeks to copyright word 'book' in new user agreement
Social networking giant Facebook is seeking to trademark the word 'book,' it has emerged. ANI

Government keen to move forward with POSCO: Manmohan Singh
Seoul, Mar.26 L Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has told Korean CEOs' that his government is keen to move forward with the POSCO project, and added that there is some progress in this regard. ANI

Sharp Office Equipment (Changshu) Co., Ltd. (SOCC) to Start Operations at Second Plant
Sharp Corporation announces that operations will begin at a newly constructed second plant at Sharp Office Equipments (Changshu) Co., Ltd. (SOCC), Sharp's subsidiary for the manufacture of office equipment located in the Changshu Economic DevelopmentZone in Jiangsu Province, China. The start of operations at this new plant will expand production capacity for digital full-color MFPs ACN Newswire

China's Great Solar Opportunity for Australia
Opportunities for greater collaboration between Australia and China were in the spotlight for the Chief Executive of the Australian Solar Energy Society (AuSES), John Grimes, when he spoke at the Sixth China (Jinan) Solar Utilization Convention and Exhibition in Shandong Province this month (March 22nd-25th 2012) ACN Newswire

NEC Establishes NEC Mobile Network Excellence Center in India for Offshore Development of Mobile Communication Systems
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today a plan to establish an NEC Mobile Network Excellence Center (NMEC) for the offshore development of mobile communication systems in Chennai, India in April this year.The NMEC is the first mobile communication system development center that the NEC Group will establish in India ACN Newswire

Japan's Legal Recruiting Trends: Hays Legal Survey Results
One in four (26 per cent) legal firms are seeking to fill a legal position, while almost one in three (31 per cent) have grown their headcount over the past two years, according to recruiting experts Hays Legal.The recruiter's survey of 65 legal firms explored current hiring trends ACN Newswire

JICA Awards Contract for Study on Modernizing Myanmar's Financial Technology Infrastructure
A consortium consisting of Daiwa Institute of Research Ltd., NTT DATA Corporation and Fujitsu Limited has been awarded the contract to conduct a study on modernizing Myanmar's financial information and communication technology (ICT) systems by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) ACN Newswire

Toyota to Conduct Spring Traffic-safety Campaign
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will conduct its yearly spring traffic-safety campaign from April 1 to 30 to coincide with Japan's spring nationwide campaign, which runs from April 6 to 15. A total of 419 companies, made up of vehicle dealers, logistics systems companies, forklift dealers, parts distributors and rental/lease dealers, will participate in the TMC campaign for 2012 ACN Newswire

Honda Resumes Production at Automobile Plant in Thailand
Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (HATC), the Honda automobile production subsidiary in Thailand (headquarter in the Rojana Industrial Park, Ayutthaya), today resumed production of automobiles after suspending production since October 4, 2011, due to damaged sustained from the flooding in Thailand ACN Newswire

MHI Receives Engineering Study Order for Olkiluoto 4 from TVO, to Study Application of EU-APWR for Nuclear Power Plant in Finland
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order for an engineering study to ensure licensability in Finland from Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO), a non-listed public electricity producer in Finland, for Olkiluoto 4 (OL4), the utility's planned fourth nuclear power plant ACN Newswire

MCO Receives Order for 9 Compressors for Ichthys LNG Project in Australia
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation (MCO), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order for nine compressors and seven motors to drive compressors for the Ichthys LNG Project ACN Newswire

UPDATE: Shinedown Releases Multi-Touch Book For Your Sake: Inside the Making of Shinedown's Amaryllis on Apple's iBookstore; Rock Band Hits ABC'S Jimmy Kimmel Live! for Outdoor Stage Performance Tonight; 2012 Avalanche Tour Kicks Off Tomorrow at the Grove in Anaheim, California; Fourth Studio Album
Atlantic recording group Shinedown today released For Your Sake: Inside the Making of Shinedown's Amaryllis, the unprecedented interactive Multi-Touch book to accompany their hugely anticipated new album. "AMARYLLIS," the multiplatinum rock group's fourth studio album, arrives in stores and online tomorrow, March 27th. MarketWire

Initializing Satellite & Vehicle-Carried ITC Development
Department of Industrial Technology (DoIT) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) kicked off the "2012 Prototyping Topic of Galileo Pro" competition last Friday (23rd Mar.) in Taipei, Taiwan. The event not only challenges the imagination and creativity, but also the prototyping capability of the participants MarketWire

UPDATE: New Research From Banking Experts at the Milken Institute Asks the Question: "Just How Big Is the Too Big to Fail Problem?"
"Just How Big Is the Too Big to Fail Problem?", a new report from the Milken Institute, examines the impact of changes in banking regulation since the recent financial crisis. The authors -- Senior Finance Fellow James Barth, Economist Penny Prabha and Senior Fellow Philip Swagel -- suggest that it is uncertain if the changes will truly eliminate "TBTF" risk. MarketWire

Pan American Silver and Minefinders Announce Securityholder Approval of the Arrangement
Pan American Silver Corp. ("Pan American") (TSX: PAA)(NASDAQ: PAAS) and Minefinders Corporation Ltd MarketWire

Red Hawk Casino Pays Out Over $40,000 in Jackpots in One Week on Progressive Table Games
Fortune Pai Gow Poker, Let It Ride, Four-Card Poker and Ultimate Texas Hold 'Em offer a $1 side bet for a chance at a progressive jackpot. Four winners took home over $40,000 last week playing progressive table games. The $1 side bet is the lowest in the area. MarketWire

ArchPoint Partners Hires Director of Business Development
ArchPoint Partners, an independent investment banking firm providing financial advisory services to growth companies in the technology and media sectors, today announced that Kevin Berry has joined the company as Director of Business Development MarketWire

CorpBanca Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Report and Credit Rating Update
CORPBANCA (NYSE: BCA), a Chilean financial institution offering a wide variety of corporate and retail financial products and services, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011 and an update about its credit ratings MarketWire

AdCare Health Systems Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADK) today announced that it will file a preliminary prospectus supplement to a shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed public offering of shares of AdCare's common stock in an underwritten public offering. MarketWire

C2 Announces Promotion of Barry Malkin to Chief Operating Officer
C2, the largest privately owned reprographics firm in Southern California, announced today the promotion of Barry Malkin as the company's Chief Operating Officer MarketWire

Mega Millions Jackpot Increased to $363 Million; Third Largest Jackpot in Mega Millions History
The Mega Millions jackpot has been increased from $356 million to an estimated $363 million for the draw tomorrow, March 27. The jackpots are established based on a forecast of ticket sales. In this case, the ticket sales have outpaced the forecast, resulting in the increase of the estimated jackpot amount. MarketWire

Catch a Slam Dunk Weekend With VEGAS.com's Top Spots for College Basketball's Grand Finale
With the clock shot ticking down on the college basketball season, VEGAS.com gears up for the final games with the top viewing locations for fans. Whether your team made it to the Big Dance or you are left cheering against the team you love to hate, the experts at VEGAS.com offer their starting five for hardwood enthusiasts to beat the buzzer. MarketWire

ToolHQ Makes Online Tool Buying Easy in Australia
Australia internet store operators RetailSplash announce their latest retail venture ToolHQ. Although ToolHQ has been operating for 2 years, the new website is dedicated to changing the way tools are bought in Australia, ToolHQ sells name brand power and hand tools via their website or in person at their Melbourne warehouse, with tools stocked, shipped and supported entirely within Australia MarketWire

UPDATE: Does Real Estate Still Mean Big Tax Breaks?
With reduced home prices and interest rates near historic lows, affordability levels in early 2012 reached their highest point in 42 years according to the National Association of Realtors. MarketWire

PNI Digital Media Announces Results of Annual General Meeting
PNI Digital Media (TSX: PN)(OTCBB: PNDMF) ("PNI" or the "Company"), the leading innovator in online and in-store digital media solutions for retailers, announced the results of the Company's Fiscal 2011 Annual General Meeting ("AGM") which was held on March 26th, 2012 in Vancouver, Canada. MarketWire

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

Waller Lansden Partner Named Fellow for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP today announced that Vinh Duong has been selected for the 2012 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), a national organization made up of the legal profession's top general counsels and managing partners. MarketWire

Jason Tremblay of Sell My Timeshare NOW to Speak at ARDA Conference
Among the distinguished speakers at this year's ARDA World 2012 timeshare conference will be Jason Tremblay, founder and CEO of Timeshare Broker Services and Sell My Timeshare NOW. The conference, to be held April 1-5, 2012 at the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, expects an attendance of roughly 3000 leaders from the timeshare, fractional and vacation ownership industry. MarketWire

Mitchell 2012 Property & Casualty Conference Concludes, Draws Attendees From Top P&C Insurance Companies
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced its 2012 Mitchell Property & Casualty Conference concluded successfully with participants representing more than 70 percent of the nation's top auto and workers' compensation insurance companies MarketWire

Ticket Summit(R) Announces Conference Schedule
Ticket Summit®, the leading conference and trade show for the live entertainment and ticketing industry, today announced its full conference schedule which includes a wide variety of panel sessions, evening networking events, and a concurrent trade show. The upcoming Ticket Summit® conference will be held July 11-13, 2012 at Bellagio Resort Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. MarketWire

New Research From Banking Experts at the Milken Institute Asks the Question: "Just How Big Is the Too Big to Fail Problem?"
"Just How Big Is the Too Big to Fail Problem?", a new report from the Milken Institute, examines the impact of recent changes in banking regulation and whether they will eliminate the problem of overly large and therefore vulnerable banks. MarketWire

Laramide Comments on the Queensland State Election
Laramide Resources Ltd. (TSX: LAM) ("Laramide" or the "Company") is pleased to provide the following update to shareholders in regards to the positive impact of the recent Queensland State election, which was held on Saturday, March 24th. MarketWire

Somerset Capital Releases Its Letter to Red Lion Hotel's Board, Calls For Action
Somerset Capital Management ("Somerset") has released a follow up to comments it made on the Red Lion Hotel fourth quarter conference call. Somerset sent a letter to members of the company's Board of Directors on March 8, 2012 MarketWire

Businesses and Schools Go Green With Cartridge World
This month, Cartridge World encourages communities throughout the nation to "refill" their commitment to Earth Day, April 22, 2012. Six hundred Cartridge World stores across the U.S. and Canada are promoting recycling programs that help save the planet and help local organizations, schools and businesses save money. MarketWire

Suntron Corporation Highlights Express Services and Embedded Computing Capabilities at Design West 2012
Suntron Corporation, a leader in integrated electronics manufacturing systems (EMS) and embedded computing solutions, will be showcasing its Express services, in-depth engineering analysis, and embedded computing capabilities at Design West 2012, to be held March 26-29, 2012 at the McEnery Convention Center, in San Jose, CA, booth #719. MarketWire

Era Group Announces Appointment of Sten Gustafson as Chief Executive Officer
Era Group Inc. ("ERA") today announced that Sten L. Gustafson will join the company as Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2012. Mr. Gustafson comes from Deutsche Bank Securities, where he served as Managing Director and Head of Energy, Americas. Charles Fabrikant, who resigned as President and Chief Executive Officer, will continue to serve as Chairman of Era Group. MarketWire

Luminus Announces Environmental and Health/Safety Certifications
Luminus Devices, Inc., the manufacturer of Big Chip LEDs, has announced two important certifications for its Massachusetts facilities. ISO 14001:2004 recognizes the company's ability to meet rigorous international criteria in the management of environmental and sustainability processes MarketWire

Aristocrat's JAWS(TM) Bounty Hunter Slot Jackpot Hit for $51,250
A lucky player experienced the luck of the Irish on St. Patrick's Day when she hit a $51,250 jackpot on Aristocrat's JAWS™ Bounty Hunter slot game. MarketWire

Trumark Homes Revives Stalled Townhome Project in Silicon Valley
Trumark Homes, a new generation homebuilder, has acquired Capitol Station (formerly called Grandview Terrace). The 34 partially completed townhomes are located in the City of San Jose at the northeast corner of North Capitol Avenue and Grandview Drive. This acquisition is the beginning of Trumark's revival for the 45-unit community, one of several it is building in the Silicon Valley. MarketWire

Wave Systems Reschedules Q4 Conference Call for Wednesday, March 28th at 4:30 p.m. ET
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) (www.wave.com) announced that on Wednesday, March 28, at 4:30 p.m. ET it will host a webcast/conference call reviewing its fiscal fourth quarter and full-year 2011 financial results and recent progress. Wave's Q4 2011 results will be issued after the market's close that day. MarketWire

Unite Private Networks Completes 66-Mile Fiber Network in Houston County, Georgia
Unite Private Networks (UPN), www.upnllc.com, today announced the completion of a 66-mile fiber-optic wide-area-network built to serve the Houston County Board of Education (HCBE), www.hcbe.net, and other local customers. In connecting the HCBE schools, the fiber network covers much of Warner Robins, Centerville and Perry, Georgia MarketWire

Provident Bank Adds New Commercial Banking Team in New York City Market
Provident Bank, a subsidiary of Provident New York Bancorp (NYSE: PBNY), announced today that it has hired a new Commercial Banking team in the New York City Market. The addition of this team in New York City brings the total number of Provident Bank teams dedicated to serving the needs of businesses throughout the franchise to 13 MarketWire

Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. to Present at the Emerging Payments Forum
Heartland Payment Systems®, Inc. (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation's largest payments processors, today announced that Robert O. Carr, chairman and chief executive officer, will be participating in the Barclays' Emerging Payments Forum. The forum will be held in New York, N.Y., and Mr. Carr's presentation will be on Thursday, March 29, 2012, at 2:40 P.M. Eastern Time. MarketWire

Talon International, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results for 2011
Talon International, Inc. (OTCQB: TALN), a leading global supplier of zippers, apparel fasteners, trim and interlining products, reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Global Health Voyager to Offer 24/7 Registered Nurse Phone Consultation and Support to Medical Tourism Patients
Global Health Voyager, Inc. (OTCBB: GLHV), a publicly-traded, full-service, international medical tourism company, announced a new round-the-clock nursing support service for its users. MarketWire

Chicago Woman Attempts First-Ever 1500-Mile Solo Row Around Lake Michigan to Support Breast Cancer Recovery Team
Jenn Gibbons, founder and coach of Recovery on Water (ROW), a rowing team for breast cancer survivors, has announced she will embark on a 1,500-mile perimeter row of Lake Michigan MarketWire

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2011 Financial Results
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (the Company or Universal) (NYSE Amex: UVE), a vertically integrated insurance holding company, reported net income of $20.1 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, for the full year of 2011, compared to $37.0 million, or $0.91 per diluted share, for the full year of 2010. For the fourth quarter of 2011, the Company reported a net loss of $2.3 million, or $0 MarketWire

Dividend Capital Total Realty Trust Advises Shareholders Not to Take Any Action Until the Board Makes a Recommendation Regarding Tender Offer by Affiliates of MacKenzie Capital Management, LP
Dividend Capital Total Realty Trust Inc. ("TRT") today confirmed that certain affiliates of MacKenzie Capital Management, LP (collectively, "Bidder") have commenced an unsolicited tender offer to acquire approximately 5% of the outstanding shares of TRT at a price of $5.25 per share in cash. The offer is scheduled to expire on May 10, 2012. MarketWire

Satuit Technologies Receives Safe Harbor Certification
Satuit Technologies, Inc., the global leader in software front and middle office solutions for the Buy-Side asset management market, announced that it had received U.S. - E.U. and U.S. - Swiss Safe Harbor Certification from the U.S. Department of Commerce MarketWire

J. P. King Sells Cassique Plantation for $990,000
At J.P. King Auction Company's real estate auction on Saturday, Cassique Plantation sold in two tracts for $990,000. The auction, which took place on the property in Ochlocknee, Ga., was an absolute sale, meaning the property was offered with no minimums and no reserves. MarketWire

New Guidance on the Business Case for Social Customer Service
Social media consultancy, immediate future, today launches a guide to help the customer service industry assess the business case for social customer service. The exclusive guide helps determine the investment required and the benefits that can be expected. MarketWire

AIVN Acquires 100% of Placer Gold Prospecting, Through Stock Exchange Agreement
American International Ventures, Inc., ("AIVN") Symbol (OTCBB: AIVN) (OTCQB: AIVN), proudly announces today that AIVN has acquired one hundred percent of the shares of Placer Gold Prospecting, Inc. (PGPI) for 162,350,000 common shares of AIVN on March 23, 2012. Following the transaction, AIVN has 181,695,044 common shares of its stock issued and outstanding. MarketWire

CityPlace Ushers in the Spring With Juried Art Fair Featuring Original Artwork Handmade in America by Leading Artists
Howard Alan Presents the 2nd Annual CityPlace Art Fair on March 31st and April 1st, 2012, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. MarketWire

Job Growth Crawls for Small Financial Services Firms
TriNet's SMBeat reports that small financial services companies are still struggling to grow employment with net February job losses in Connecticut and New Jersey of -1.4%. New York firms also saw job losses of -.5% with most other states showing essentially 0% net change. The only signs of improvement were in Illinois and Texas at +0.7% and +0.1% respectively MarketWire

Behind the Scenes at the Kauffman School Where the Road to College Begins
In a new Kauffman Foundation sketchbook video titled "The Fire to Teach," Leah Marr, a fifth grade literature teacher at the Ewing Marion Kauffman School, takes viewers behind the scenes into classrooms that set high expectations for students and push teachers to provide the best education possible. The public charter school, located in Kansas City, Mo MarketWire

La Mancha's Measured and Indicated Resources More Than Double to 4.8 Million Ounces of Gold Equivalent
La Mancha Resources Inc. (TSX: LMA) MarketWire

Catasys' OnTrak(TM) Program Reduces Costs by More Than 50% for Health Plans
Catasys, Inc. (CATS) announced today that members enrolled in its OnTrak program are showing improvements in member health and initial medical cost reductions of more than 50%. MarketWire

LAwS Communications Announces ConnectedCOPS Awards for Law Enforcement
LAwS Communications today announced the ConnectedCOPS™ Awards, a new awards program for law enforcement using social media. The ConnectedCOPS Awards were created with the intent of recognizing the great work being done with social media by individual sworn officers and law enforcement agencies MarketWire

Sonics to Participate, Speak in ARM Connected Community Pavilion at ESC/DESIGN West
What: ARM Connected Community Pavilion, ESC/DESIGN WestWhere: Booth 1127, McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, Calif MarketWire

DeCarolis Design & Marketing Makes BtoB Magazine Top Agency List for Fourth Year in a Row
For the fourth consecutive year, DeCarolis Design & Marketing (DDM) (www.decdesign.com), a full service marketing agency located in the heart of Silicon Valley, was included in BtoB Magazine's annual listing of the top business-to-business ad agencies in the U.S. MarketWire

MdBio Foundation Receives $75,000 Gift From MedImmune
The MdBio Foundation, Inc., a private charitable organization that is an affiliate of the Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), today announced that it has received an unrestricted donation of $75,000 from MedImmune, the Gaithersburg, Md.-based global biologics arm of AstraZeneca. MarketWire

Yammer Announces Integrations With AffinityLive and Subscribe-HR
Yammer, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise social networks, today announced integrations with AffinityLive, a leading CRM and project management cloud platform, and Subscribe-HR, a leading provider of HR Software-as-a-Service, at Yammer on Tour in Sydney MarketWire

Bausch + Lomb to Acquire ISTA Pharmaceuticals
Bausch + Lomb, the global eye health company, and ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISTA), today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Bausch + Lomb ("the Company") will acquire ISTA for $9.10 per share in cash, or a total of approximately $500 million MarketWire

Swinerton Starts Construction at High Desert Health System Multi Service Ambulatory Care Center
Swinerton Builders is proud to announce that following a celebratory ground breaking on January 30th construction is well underway on the High Desert Multi Service Ambulatory Care Center (MACC) complex. The over excavation for the building foundations and underground utilities were recently completed, with the team ready to install the site utility lines and preparing for pouring the footings. MarketWire

APAC Customer Services, Inc. Expanding in Fargo, North Dakota
APAC Customer Services, Inc., a leader in global outsourced services and solutions, announced today that it will be adding 50 jobs in its Fargo, North Dakota location effective immediately. The expansion is for support of a key business segment for a leading technology client. These positions are primarily for B2B sales and technical specialists MarketWire

WorkForce Software Names Leslie Tarnacki as Vice President of Human Resources
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, today announced that Leslie Tarnacki has joined the organization as vice president of Human Resources. MarketWire

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Settlement on Royalty Dispute
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISTA) today announced it has settled all issues with Senju Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. that had been in arbitration before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and has come to an agreement with Senju on disputed royalty payments for XIBROM™ and BROMDAY™ (bromfenac ophthalmic solution) 0 MarketWire

Koppers Holdings Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2012 Conference Call
Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) intends to release its first quarter 2012 financial results before the opening of the markets on Friday, May 4, 2012, and discuss its results on a conference call later that day at 11:00 a.m. EDT. MarketWire

Hold the Butylated Hydroxyanisole: GenoVive Survey Reveals Adults Prefer Diet Food Without a Side Order of Preservatives
Americans looking to lose weight want diet food companies to hold the preservatives according to a recent survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of GenoVive, a new weight management program that uses genetic analysis as the foundation of customized weight loss programs MarketWire

REMINDER: Media Alert: EVE to Participate at SNUG Silicon Valley Designer Community Expo
At SNUG Silicon Valley Designer Community Expo Booth 112 MarketWire

TradeCard CEO to Share Strategies for Driving Supply Chain Value and Mitigating Risk at Prime Source 2012
TradeCard, Inc., the supply chain collaboration and global trade platform used by more than 10,000 retailers, brands, manufacturers and service providers, will be showcased at Prime Source 2012 in Hong Kong March 28 - 30, 2012 MarketWire

Blackhawk Network Announces No Monthly Fees for Visa(R) Gift Cards in Canada
Blackhawk Network Canada, a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses, today announced it has eliminated monthly fees for Visa Gift Cards sold through its Gift Card Store locations throughout Canada. MarketWire

eQuest Surpasses One Billion Job Board Performance Statistics
eQuest today announced that its Big Data program has surpassed one billion job board records, giving its customers comprehensive and innovative online measurement methodologies to analyze candidate behavior and trends, advertising effectiveness, social media buzz and more to provide a 360 degree view of how candidates engage with online job postings MarketWire

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Editors and other readers are advised to disregard the news release with the headline "eQuest Reaches Over One Billion Job Board Performance Records in Online Database," issued earlier today by eQuest. The release was issued in error by the company . MarketWire

Livescribe Selects MarketLive to Launch New eCommerce Site
MarketLive, Inc., the leader in eCommerce software and solutions, today announced that Livescribe Inc., which develops easy to use smartpens that digitally capture everything people hear and write, has selected MarketLive to build and launch a new eCommerce site to appeal to its broad customer base from students to educators to business professionals. MarketWire

MEFranchising(R) Helps Boardwalk Fresh Burgers & Fries Secure Master Franchise Agreement in Riyadh
MEFranchising, a leading franchise consultant with operations in London, Kuwait, Riyadh and Morocco, today announced that Boardwalk Fresh Burgers & Fries has selected MEFranchising as its strategic partner to launch in the Middle East. MarketWire

LECTRA: Les Enphants Adopts Lectra Fashion PLM
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technologysolutions dedicated to industries using soft materials-textiles,leather,industrial fabrics and composites-is pleased to announce the adoption ofLectraFashion PLM at Les Enphants MarketWire

MEGADYNE Unveils Next-Generation Interface for Mega Power(R)
Megadyne's Mega Power® Electrosurgical Generator is now even easier to use with a new faceplate interface for improved access to all modes. The original generator was designed specifically to be easy to use; this latest version has been further simplified as its push-button functionality now offers intuitive, dedicated buttons to activate each function and mode MarketWire

Costamare Inc. Announces Availability of Its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the Year Ended December 31, 2011
Costamare Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: CMRE) announced today that its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 (the "Annual Report") has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and can be accessed on the Company's website, www.costamare.com, in the Investors section under "Annual Reports." MarketWire

Ed Sheeran to Bring "+" to America; U.K. Superstar to Herald Record-Breaking Debut Album With Major North American Tour Alongside Snow Patrol, Dates Begin March 29th in Orlando, Florida; Brit Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter Also Slates March 30th Visit to NBC's Late Night With Jimmy Fallon; "+" Arri
Elektra recording artist Ed Sheeran has announced the eagerly awaited U.S. release of his acclaimed debut album, "+." A record-breaking sensation in the British singer/songwriter's native U.K., "+" arrives on these shores on June 12th. MarketWire

Blue Coat Names Industry Veteran as Chief Operating Officer and President
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today announced that it has named David Murphy to the position of president and chief operating officer, reporting directly to Greg Clark, chief executive officer at Blue Coat Systems. MarketWire

INK Wins Prestigious 'Best of Show' at Addy Awards
INK, a results-oriented integrated advertising agency in Orange County, Calif., announced today it has been awarded five ADDY Awards from the Orange County, Calif. chapter of the American Advertising Federation. Recognized repeatedly for its inventive and successful advertising campaigns, INK also received the highly valued "Best of Show" award for St. Margaret's Episcopal School Annual Report. MarketWire

Win One of Two 2012 Mercedes-Benz Coupes or a Share of $20,000 in April at Four Winds New Buffalo or Four Winds Hartford
Four Winds®, the premier gaming destinations in the Midwest, is pleased to announce that W Club members can win one of two 2012 Mercedes-Benz® C250 coupes, each valued at over $42,000, or a share of $20,000 in April at either Four Winds New Buffalo or Four Winds Hartford® MarketWire

Worldwide Food Services (WFSV) Status Upgraded
WORLDWIDE FOOD SERVICES, INC. (Worldwide Food Services) (PINKSHEETS: WFSV) announced today the Company's reporting status has been upgraded on OTCMarkets.com to Pink Current Information. MarketWire

38-Provider St. Cloud Orthopedics Selects the SRS EHR
SRS, the leader in productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance physicians, today announced that St. Cloud Orthopedic has selected the SRS EHR for its 38 providers. St. Cloud Orthopedics is located in Sartell, Minnesota, and has provided nationally recognized orthopaedic care to central Minnesota for over 50 years. MarketWire

KSF Orthopaedic Group Welcomes Dr. John W. Hume
Premier orthopedic and sports medicine group of North Houston, KSF Orthopaedic Center, P.A., is pleased to announce the addition of John W. Hume, MD to its team. This addition expands the center's scope of services in physical medicine and rehabilitation. MarketWire

Computer Software Innovations, Inc. Holds First Meeting of Local Government Customer Advisory Board
Computer Software Innovations, Inc. (OTCBB: CSWI) CSI Technology Outfitters™ ("CSI"), provider of software and technology solutions primarily to the public sector, recently formed a Local Government Customer Advisory Board MarketWire

The Accounts Receivable Network: Credit Management Z-Score? There's an App for That
The Z-score indicator of a company's likelihood of bankruptcy was developed by a doctoral candidate some 45 years ago, and today, creator Dr. Edward Altman has paired with Sribatas Das to release an app for Z-score MarketWire

Symmetry Featuring Six Semiconductor Suppliers at DESIGN West, Billed as "The Center of the Engineering Universe"
Symmetry Electronics, an industry expert in the distribution of wireless, video and embedded semiconductor products, will be exhibiting at the DESIGN West event at the McEnery convention center in San Jose CA, March 27-29 2012. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Releases ATEX-Certified CNY65Exi Optocoupler for Potentially Explosive Environments
Now designers of machinery used in potentially explosive environments can upgrade to a new ATEX-certified optocoupler that has improved performance over competing devices. New from Vishay Intertechnology, Inc MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Announces 'Super 12' Featured Products for 2012
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its "Super 12" featured products for 2012. Each year, Vishay's Super 12 collection showcases the company's industry-leading capabilities in semiconductor and passive devices, providing design engineers with a shortcut to leading industry specs and a cross-section of Vishay's very broad product portfolio. MarketWire

Kerio Technologies Named to CRN's 2011 5-Star Partner Programs Guide
Kerio Technologies today announced it has been named to CRN's 2012 Partner Programs Guide. Kerio was also awarded a 5-Star Partner rating. The 2012 CRN Partner Program Guide and CRN 5-Star Rating is the definitive listing of manufacturers and software publishers that service solution providers or provide products to the IT Channel MarketWire

eQuest Reaches Over One Billion Job Board Performance Records in Online Database
eQuest today announced that it has reached over One Billion job board data records in its statistical network platform allowing users incredible access to highly prized performance data across job boards, social and professional networks, and niche career websites. MarketWire

Delaware Electric Cooperative CEO a Featured Panelist at DNV KEMA Utility of the Future Leadership Forum 2012
The CEO of Delaware Electric Cooperative, Bill Andrew, will be a featured panelist at DNV KEMA's fifth annual Utility of the Future Leadership Forum, "Pathway to excellence." Andrew will participate in the panel, "Engaging Customers in Sustainability," during the DNV KEMA forum, May 14-16, 2012, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC. MarketWire

Celebrate in Safari Style at Ninth Annual Duct Tape Festival
What should you pack when you head out on safari? Canteen? Check. Binoculars? Check. Duck Tape®? Triple Check. MarketWire

Historic Baseball Trail Documenting Hot Springs as Birthplace of Spring Baseball Will Open on March 29; 45 Percent of Hall of Fame, Other Legendary Players Included
On March 29, a one-of-a-kind "baseball trail" documenting Hot Springs' status as "The Birthplace of Spring Baseball" will open to the public. MarketWire

POR Enhances Online Offering to Include CodeQUICK (TM) for Fast Medical Billing Code Lookup to Accelerate Reimbursement Process
Physicians Office Resource (POR), a trusted online and print resource for over 360,000 U.S. physicians, today announced new features to the company's online offering. Available immediately through the company's website, www.PhysiciansOfficeResource MarketWire

Mississippi State University Athletics, Bulldog Sports Properties and NeuLion Announce Partnership Extension and Enhanced Digital Services
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the true end-to-end technology service provider for delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device, Mississippi State University Athletics and Bulldog Sports Properties today announced a multi-year partnership extension with enhanced digital initiatives for HD video, live highlight editing and mobile applications. MarketWire

AFBG Nears Deal on Florida Joint Venture
(OTCQB: AFBG) (PINKSHEETS: AFBG) American Fiber Green Products, Inc. today announced that negotiations have advanced on a possible joint venture operation with Florida partners to facilitate the recycling of abandoned and salvage boats from Florida rivers and tributaries, as well as the Gulf of Mexico. MarketWire

iRhythm Announces National Registry Data Demonstrating That Zio(R) Patch Increases Diagnostic Yield in Arrhythmia Detection
iRhythm Technologies, Inc., a medical device and service company that develops and markets simple, innovative diagnostic monitoring solutions, today announced that positive clinical results regarding its Zio® Patch cardiac rhythm monitoring system were presented at the American College of Cardiology's 61st Annual Scientific Session (ACC.12) in Chicago. MarketWire

Weiss Ratings: U.S. Banking Industry Continues Modest Turnaround
The U.S. banking industry's modest turnaround continues, according to a new analysis by Weiss Ratings, a leading independent rating agency of U.S. financial institutions. Increased profitability, growth in loan volume, and a decline in nonperforming loans are among the signs pointing to the industry's improved performance following the financial crisis that began in 2008. MarketWire

Parents of Deanna Green Decry Maryland House of Delegates' Actions Regarding Bill Named After Their Late Daughter
Anthony and Nancy Green have demanded that their daughter's name be removed from Maryland House Bill 520, saying they will not allow the utilities, the Maryland Public Service Commission and the Maryland House of Delegates to use their deceased daughter's name to give the public a false sense of safety and placate the interests of utility companies like BGE and PEPCO. MarketWire

First Michigan Bio-Talent Summit to Address Industry Workforce Needs
MichBio announces that it will host the Michigan Bio-Talent Summit in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan. The event will bring bio-industry executives together for the first time with educators, workforce development professionals and other key stakeholders to discuss bioscience talent needs. MarketWire

Timeshare Broker Services of Florida Announces Brokerage Growth and Office Expansion
Continued growth in timeshare resales at Orlando-based Timeshare Broker Services of Florida LLC has led to both increased hiring and facilities expansion by the company. Timeshare Broker Services, which is the partner company of SellMyTimeshareNOW.com, provides licensed timeshare brokerage services and fully assisted timeshare rental services. MarketWire

Pending Home Sales Ease in February but Solidly Higher Than a Year Ago
Pending home sales were down slightly in February but remain notably above the pattern in the first half of last year, according to the National Association of Realtors®. MarketWire

Computer Software Innovations, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 Results
Computer Software Innovations, Inc. (OTCBB: CSWI), CSI Technology Outfitters™ ("CSI") today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Altair Nanotechnologies Announces 2011 Financial Results Conference Call
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTI) will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for the year ended December 31, 2011. The call is scheduled for Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). Shareholders and members of the investment community are invited to participate. MarketWire

John Paul Pet Joins ASPCA in Helping Hundreds of SoCal Shelter Dogs, Cats, Puppies, Kittens and Bunnies Find Loving Homes
John Paul Pet announces it has joined forces with the ASPCA and other local partners, including the Bark Avenue Foundation, to support the ASPCA's nationwide Mega Match-a-thon, March 30 - April 1, 11AM-5PM each day. In this unprecedented combined effort, 16 SoCal shelters will work to double the number of adoptions made during the same weekend last year. MarketWire

MassMutual's San Francisco Bay Area Insurance Agency Awarded Gold Bowl Chairman's Trophy
The MassMutual Financial Group has announced that the San Francisco Bay Area Insurance Agency, under the leadership of CEO Robert Fakhimi, has earned a ninth Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company's (MassMutual) National Chairman's Trophy. With this most recent trophy, Fakhimi's agency has received the prestigious award for performance nine times in the last ten years. MarketWire

Alliance Memory Introduces Three New CMOS Synchronous DRAMs (SDRAM) Rated for the Industrial Temperature Range of -40 Deg. C to +85 Deg. C
Alliance Memory Inc., a worldwide provider of legacy memory ICs for the communications, computing, medical, industrial, and consumer markets, today introduced three new high-speed CMOS synchronous DRAMs (SDRAM) rated for the industrial temperature range of -40°C to +85°C. MarketWire

CORRECTION: MagForce AG Announces Company Restructuring and Revised Corporate Strategy for 2012
MagForce AG /CORRECTION: MagForce AG Announces Company Restructuring and RevisedCorporateStrategy for 2012. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. This is a correction of the announcement from 10:24 26.03.2012 CET MarketWire

Data Storage Corporation and WTG Strengthen Strategic Partnership
(Channel Partners Conference & Expo, Booth #205) -- Data Storage Corporation (DSC) (OTCBB: DTST), a cloud storage and cloud computing company focusing on data protection and business continuity solutions, and WTG a nationwide master agency, today announced that they have dramatically increased the level of involvement of the existing strategic partnership between the two companies MarketWire

MIT Sloan Marketing Award Honoring GM Research Pioneer Buck Weaver Is Presented to Professor Glen L. Urban
Glen L. Urban, Dean Emeritus and the David Austin Professor in Management at MIT Sloan School of Management, was honored with the Ninth Annual Buck Weaver Award for Marketing. MarketWire

American Commerce Solutions, Inc. Applauds Strategic Partner's Announcements
American Commerce Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: AACS) management today applauded recent announcements by their Strategic Partner, American Fiber Green Products, Inc. (OTCQB: AFBG) (PINKSHEETS: AFBG) as 'good news' for the partnership. MarketWire

Treatment Solutions Network to Provide Member Assistance Services for the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC)
Treatment Solutions Network's Senior Vice President of Business Development and retired Rhode Island Fire Department Battalion Chief Michael Blackburn proudly announced today that Treatment Solutions Network has been chosen by the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to implement the National Fire Services Member Assistance Program MarketWire

Scrubs & Beyond Releases Their Summer 2012 Catalog
Spring has sprung and summer is around the corner, just like the Scrubs & Beyond summer catalog arriving in homes the first week of April. Scrubs & Beyond, a leader in the medical apparel industry, has an array of colors and styles to get busy medical professionals ready for the change in seasons. MarketWire

Surmont Energy Earns 80% Working Interest in 12,000 Acres of Oilsand Leases Containing a Best Estimate/Discovered & Undiscovered Bitumen in Place of 1.49 Billion Barrels
Calgary-based private company Surmont Energy Ltd. ("Surmont") announces that it has completed its winter 2011/2012 oilsands exploration program at the company's oilsands leases located 70 kilometres southwest of Fort McMurray, Alberta. MarketWire

Rob DeSantis, Co-Founder of Ariba, Inc. and an Early Angel Investor and Board Member of LinkedIn, Joins the Board of Directors of BillMyParents
BillMyParents, Inc. (OTCQB: BMPI) (OTCBB: BMPI) announced today that Rob DeSantis, the co-founder of Ariba, Inc. and an early angel investor and board member of LinkedIn, has joined the company's Board of Directors effective immediately. MarketWire

TriNet Teams With Startup America to Be an On-Demand HR Partner for Startups
TriNet, a trusted provider of best-in-class PEO services to small businesses, today announced it has joined the Startup America Partnership, an organization dedicated to helping young companies flourish to jumpstart job creation throughout America. MarketWire

UHY Advisors Joins Guidance Software Global Partner Program
UHY Advisors eDiscovery and Digital Forensics Practice Group today announced it has joined the Guidance Software Global Partner Program and will resell the company's full line of EnCase® digital investigation software. MarketWire

Darby Private Equity Announces Two New Hires
Darby Overseas Investments, Ltd. ("Darby"), the private equity arm of Franklin Templeton Investments, today announced that it had hired two new executives. MarketWire

Connectyx Technologies Announces Increase in Marketing Partners to Over 70 Affiliates
Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CTYX) ("Connectyx") www.connectyx MarketWire

Li-ion Motors Corp's (OTCBB: LIMO) Answer to High Gas Prices: Li-ion's X-Prize Winning WAVE II; INIZIO, the World's Fastest, All Electric, Zero Emissions Supercar; and the World's Longest Running Lithium Powered Car Driven Daily by Retail Customer Since 2007
Li-ion Motors Corp (OTCBB: LIMO), winner of the 2010 X-Prize using 21st Century Design & Engineering of emission-free, all electric, high speed, long range automotive propulsion systems using the latest lithium-ion battery technology, is excited that the WAVE II, a two seat all electric commuter car achieved an impressive 202 MarketWire

BioLargo Builds Its Business With New Products and Distributors
BioLargo, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGO), creator of patented iodine technologies, today announced the development of recent commercial opportunities and that its work to solve the contaminated water issues associated with the Canadian Oil Sands, as a founding member of a NSERC Canadian Research Chair at the University of Alberta Department of Engineering, has begun. MarketWire

"Stock Alerts" - Since 2003, Over 700 Trades and Only 26 Losers
With thousands of blogs and stock picking services on the web, it's difficult to know where to go for top-notch trading ideas. More than likely, a service with a long, proven history of success would be a key criteria. BullTrade.com has exactly that. Since 1998, BullTrade.com has helped investors navigate the ups and downs with an extremely impressive track record MarketWire

GoIP Global to Acquire Mobile Wireless Caribbean Company
GoIP (PINKSHEETS: GOIG), a leading provider and developer of diversified communications and services across multiple devices and software platforms, announced today the signing of a strategic letter of intent (LOI) to acquire all of 21st Century Enterprises Ltd. that has wholly owned subsidiaries holding mobile telecom and high speed broadband licenses in Nevis, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St MarketWire

Vernay Selects Epicor ERP Solution
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Wix.com Launches HTML5 to Its Free Website Builder Platform
Wix.com, the free do-it-yourself publishing platform that lets you create, design and customize your own beautiful website without any coding knowledge or skills, today unveiled its new HTML5-based website builder. Compatible across the web, HTML5 is quickly turning into the preferred platform of millions of website and mobile developers around the world MarketWire

ScienceLogic to Exhibit at Enterprise Connect 2012
Enterprise Connect (booth #1001) -- ScienceLogic™ Inc. will be exhibiting in Cisco's partner booth (#1001) during Enterprise Connect, being held March 26-28 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando MarketWire

Black Star Beer Now Available in Arizona
Black Star, the double hopped golden lager from the Great Northern Brewery in Whitefish, Montana, is excited to announce their beer is now available throughout Arizona. Residents of the sunny Copper State are finally able to taste the beer that Montana residents and those on the west coast have been talking about. MarketWire

Metso to Supply Additional Mining Services to Northland Resources in Sweden
Metso Corporation's press release on March 26, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. local time Target to strengthen Metso's local services presence in northern Sweden Metso has signed a major service contract with Northland Resources AB,consisting of a six-year service, maintenance and inspection program fortheKaunisvaara iron ore processing plant, located in northern Sweden MarketWire

Klocwork(R) Achieves CWE Compatibility Certification
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Northland Signs Service Contract with Metso
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(FRANKFURT: NPK)(OSLO: NAUR) ("Northland" or the "Company") has signed a service contract with Metso to ensure a smooth start-up and running of the process plant which will produce high-quality magnetite concentrate from Kaunisvaara. MarketWire

Canarc Resource Corp.: Review of 2011 and Outlook for 2012
Bradford Cooke, Chairman and CEO of Canarc Resource Corp. (TSX: CCM)(OTCBB: CRCUF)(DBFrankfurt: CAN), provides the following review and update of Canarc's progress in 2011, and its plans for 2012. MarketWire

X-Change Corporation Appoints the Addition of Two New Directors With Commitments of $10 Million Funding for Oil and Gas Projects
X-Change Corporation (OTCQB: XCHC) (PINKSHEETS: XCHC) announced today the addition of two new Board of Director members, Robert Nourse and Graciela Moreno. Mr. Nourse was appointed President and Ms. Moreno was appointed Senior Vice President of X-Change Corporation. Their combined years of executive expertise and experience will build long term revenues and shareholder growth. MarketWire

Shinedown Makes Rock History Once More With Unprecedented eBook; For Your Sake: Inside the Making of Shinedown's Amaryllis Is an Interactive Companion to Highly Anticipated Album, Featuring Exclusive Text, Photos, Videos, and Much More Available at Apple's iBookstore Starting Today; Jimmy Kimmel Liv
Atlantic recording group Shinedown has announced the upcoming release of "FOR YOUR SAKE: Inside the Making of Shinedown's Amaryllis," the unprecedented eBook companion to their hugely anticipated new album. The first-ever eBook by a major recording artist created using Apple's just released iBooks 2 platform, FOR YOUR SAKE is available at Apple's iBookstore (http://atlr MarketWire

All IRS Tax Audits Not Created Equal
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) -- Data for last year shows the IRS audited the tax returns of approximately 1 percent (1.6 million) of taxpayers. However, further inspection indicates that the tax returns of an additional 6.5 percent (9.2 million) of taxpayers were subjected to recently defined type of compliance contact MarketWire

StarLeaf Announces a Managed Video Cloud Service With Never Seen Before Pricing
StarLeaf announces a new cloud based video and voice service that delivers anyone-to-everyone connectivity for all StarLeaf telepresence systems and standards-based video conferencing equipment. With monthly payment plans starting from as little as $99, the service provides a highly reliable, completely secure and extremely low cost face-to-face meeting environment MarketWire

Strong Two-Year Outcomes Reported for High-Risk Transcatheter Patients
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Reed's Inc. Announces 2011 Financial Results
Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, today announced the financial results for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2011. MarketWire

American Petro-Hunter Updates Oil and Gas Production at the NOW2H Well -- Post Frack Results in Doubled Production
American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") today is very pleased to update the status of the NOW2H horizontal well on the Company's leases in Payne County, Oklahoma. MarketWire

INSYS Therapeutics Announces the Availability of SUBSYS(TM) (fentanyl sublingual spray) for Breakthrough Cancer Pain
INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NEOL) announces the launch of SUBSYS™ (fentanyl sublingual spray) indicated for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients 18 years of age and older who are tolerant to opioid therapy for their underlying persistent cancer pain. Patients must remain on around-the-clock opioids when taking SUBSYS MarketWire

The Money Channel Announces Axiom Gold and Silver Corp. Signs Letter of Intent for a Business Combination With Takara Resources Inc.
The Money Channel Announces Axiom Gold and Silver Corp. (OTCQB: AXIO) (BERLIN: 0X0) ("Axiom") has entered into a letter of intent to combine with Takara Resources Inc. of Toronto, Ontario (TSX VENTURE: TKK) ("Takara"). MarketWire

GSN Digital Opens Social Game Development Office in Washington, D.C.
GSN Digital, the interactive division of GSN (Game Show Network), today announced the opening of its social game development office in Washington, D.C. The office will be focused on growing GSN's social games presence on Facebook, including developing games for the GSN Games app, a leading game community on Facebook with over 6 million unique players monthly. MarketWire

Walter Energy Updates First Quarter Outlook; Reaffirms Full-Year Production Guidance
Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT), the world's leading, publicly traded pure-play producer of metallurgical (met) coal for global industry, today provided an outlook on first quarter performance and reaffirmed full-year metallurgical coal production guidance. MarketWire

Cincinnati Ballet Announces 2012-2013 Season
Cincinnati Ballet announced its 2012-2013 season line-up September 6, 2012 through April 27, 2013. Productions will be at Cincinnati Ballet Center, Aronoff Center for the Arts and Music Hall with live music accompaniment by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the Cincinnati Ballet Orchestra under the direction of Carmon DeLeone. MarketWire

Ensim Shows Off New Connectors for Exchange 2010 SP2, Lync, and Dynamics CRM at Microsoft Hosting Summit 2012
Ensim Corporation, the leading provider of business and operations support solutions (BSS and OSS) to manage, orchestrate, and automate private, public and hybrid cloud infrastructure, will be demonstrating its advanced lineup of new technologies at the Microsoft Hosting Summit MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Announces Jonathan Sander Named Direct Marketing Educational Foundation 'Rising Star' in Direct/Interactive Marketing Field
Harte-Hanks, Inc MarketWire

Wix.com Launches Beautiful Websites Now Available in HTML5
Wix.com, the free do-it-yourself website builder that lets you create and customize your own spectacular Web presence, today unveiled a new website builder which supports HTML5. The fifth generation of the internet's foundation language, HTML5 allows everyone the ability to access the web from desktop, mobile devices and tablets. MarketWire

VidSys and Bridgeborn Partner to Combine PSIM With Advanced 3D Visualization for Enhanced Visibility and Improved Situational Awareness
VidSys, the leading provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software that allows organizations to resolve business and security situations in real time, today announced a new partnership with Bridgeborn, a leading IT, operations, policy and research company MarketWire

MediaSilo Releases New Cloud Video Management Platform at NAB: New Version Improves Online Asset Management and Collaboration
Boston-based online video platform MediaSilo announces the upcoming release of its third generation of cloud-based tools for video pros at NAB 2012. MediaSilo 3.0 introduces hundreds of new features and a fresh user interface that aims at accelerating production workflows. The new platform will be available on April 16, with live demos at NAB. MarketWire

Grass Roots Research and Distribution Issues Research Report on Pacific Gold Corp.
Pacific Gold Corp. (OTCQB: PCFG)(PINKSHEETS: PCFG), announced today that Grass Roots Research and Distribution, Inc. ("GRRD") (www.grassrootsrd.com) has initiated research coverage on the Company. MarketWire

Lone Star Gold, Inc. Continues Its Exploration Program at La Candelaria Property & Exercises $250K Draw Down Against $15M Line of Equity to Support Year 2 Project Exploration Plan
Lone Star Gold, Inc. (OTCBB: LSTG) ("Lone Star" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the Company has agreed to move forward with the second year program of exploration at the La Candelaria property in Chihuahua State, Mexico. MarketWire

Quest Oil Declares Stock Dividend as Preparation for New Expansion Begins for Oil and Gas Initiatives
Quest Oil Corp (PINKSHEETS: QOIL) announced today its Board of Directors has declared a stock dividend to all stockholders and set the record date for 5pm EDT, April 30th, 2012. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Announces Filing of Additional 186 HIT Provisional Patent Applications
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR"), a leading provider of Personal Health Records (PHRs), MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions and electronic document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals, today announced that it has filed 186 Provisional Patent Applications covering its health information technology (HIT) portfolio of products and services MarketWire

Cloudera Adds Industry's Top Talent to Executive Management Team
Cloudera, the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software, services and training, today announced the continued expansion of its executive management team with the appointment of Alan Saldich as Vice President of Marketing and Tim Stevens as Vice President of Business and Corporate Development MarketWire

New Study Reveals Widespread Use of Vulnerable Open-Source Components by the Global 500
Sonatype, the company transforming software development, and Aspect Security, a pioneer in application security, have collaborated on the industry's first study of the real-world use of vulnerable versions of open-source libraries MarketWire

iDirect Government Technologies Releases Evolution Airborne Rack-Mount Router
iDirect Government Technologies (iGT), a wholly owned subsidiary of VT iDirect (iDirect), is releasing its newest satellite router, which meets strict airborne communications requirements for operation on military aircraft MarketWire

MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Presents "Robotics in Healthcare: Solutions for the Hospital and Home"
On April 9, 2012, the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge will present an Innovation Series event: "Robotics in Healthcare." Featuring renowned iRobot Co-Founder and CEO Colin Angle as keynote, and an impressive panel of speakers, the discussion will address the role of robotics in major healthcare situations MarketWire

Ramtron Enhances cab Produkttechnik Series Thermal Printers
Ramtron International Corporation (NASDAQ: RMTR), a leading developer and supplier of nonvolatile ferroelectric random access memory (F-RAM) and integrated semiconductor products, and cab Produkttechnik GmbH & Co KG, today disclosed how the Ramtron FM31L278 F-RAM-enabled Processor Companion offers compelling benefits to users of cab's newest series of EOS thermal label printers. MarketWire

DigitalGlobe Providing Broader Content Across Microsoft Bing Maps and Xbox
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced two licensing agreements with Microsoft. MarketWire

Rapid Adoption of Smartphone and Tablet Devices Nets Google More Advertising Dollars
The rapid adoption of smart mobile devices, such as the iPhone and the iPad, is changing how consumers interact with search engines, and advertisers are paying attention. According to a report released today by Marin Software, the leading online advertising management platform for advertisers and agencies, smartphones and tablets will account for 25% of Google's U.S MarketWire

Local Author Barry Borgerson Wins Reader Views 2011 Literary Award for His Book "The Auto-Self: The Key to Creating Star Performers and to Becoming a Star Yourself"
Raleigh resident Dr. Barry Borgerson has been awarded a Reader Views 2011 Literary Award for his non-fiction book, "The Auto-Self: The Key to Creating Star Performers and to Becoming a Star Yourself." MarketWire

LiqTech International, Inc. Reports 2011 Fiscal Year-End Results
LiqTech International, Inc. (OTCQX: LIQT) (PINKSHEETS: LIQT) ("LiqTech") announced today its financial and operational results for the last 12 months. MarketWire

APF530 Thorough QT Study Showed No Effect on Cardiac Repolarization
A.P. Pharma, Inc. (OTCBB: APPA) today announced results of its thorough QT (tQT) study of APF530, its lead product candidate being developed for the prevention of both acute- and delayed-onset chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) MarketWire

Network Equipment Technologies Receives Additional Qualifications of UX Series for Microsoft Lync
Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK) announced today that its UX Series platform has received Microsoft Lync Server 2010 qualification under the Survivable Branch Appliance (SBA) v2 specification. NET's UX Series, a high performance mediation platform, is purpose-built for unified communications and enterprise session border controller applications MarketWire

Vision Solutions Launches Availability and Disaster Recovery Solutions for IBM Power Systems With Single User Interface
Vision Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of information availability software and services with over 25,000 customers running Windows, Linux, IBM Power Systems and Cloud Computing environments, today announced major new releases of MIMIX Availability for IBM i and Double-Take for AIX MarketWire

Southern Products, Inc. Launches First Sales to Target.com
Southern Products (OTCBB: SNPD), a new manufacturer of "Assembled in the USA" flat-panel televisions, announced today that it has commenced shipping its full line of LED and LCD flat panel televisions to Target.com. Target Corporation is an American retailing company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is the second-largest discount retailer in the United States, behind Wal-Mart MarketWire

Vega Biofuels Leases 90,000 Square Foot Facility for South Georgia Bio-Coal Plant
VEGA BIOFUELS, INC. (PINKSHEETS: VGPR) announced today that it has entered into a Lease on a building in Cordele, Georgia for the Company's bio-coal manufacturing plant. MarketWire

Network Equipment Technology to Showcase Voice Products for Unified Communications at Enterprise Connect 2012
Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK), a leading provider of enterprise-class networking solutions optimized for secure real-time communications in unified communications (UC), SIP Trunking and enterprise mobility, announced today that it is showcasing its suite of voice products at Enterprise Connect 2012 from March 26-28 in Orlando, Florida, in booth #523. MarketWire

IZEA Display Advertising Reaches Milestones, Adds Celebrity Bloggers
IZEA, Inc. (OTCBB: IZEA), the world leader in Social Media Sponsorship, announces record growth within its display advertising solution, named IZEA Media. The offering began as a pilot program last fall and has since doubled its impressions to approximately 50 million per month. In December 2011, the company integrated IZEA Media into their SocialSpark blog marketing platform MarketWire

ERF Wireless 2011 Annual Results Show 43 Percent Increase in Revenue
ERF Wireless (OTCBB: ERFB), a leading provider of enterprise-class wireless and broadband products and services, announced today that the Company filed its Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission reporting results for the year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

BRS Resources Announces Results of Italian Well
BRS Resources (TSX VENTURE: BRS) ("BRS" or the "Company") announced the Gallare 6d well, in which BRS participated through its 17.35% ownership interest in AleAnna Resources (the operator of the well), encountered gas shows while drilling through the targeted zones of interest MarketWire

A.P. Pharma Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results and Provides Update on APF530
A.P. Pharma, Inc. (OTCBB: APPA) today reported fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results and provided an update on its lead product candidate, APF530, being developed for the prevention of both acute- and delayed-onset chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV). MarketWire

Mitchell Creates Partner Bridge With Universal SmartComp
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced that the SmartAdvisor™ Partner Bridge is now available throughout Universal SmartComp's physical medicine network. SmartComp is a leading national physical medicine services company in the workers' compensation industry MarketWire

Marketing Leader Phil Cowdell Joins Augme Technologies' Advisory Board
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT) ("Augme®") ("the Company"), a technology and services leader in interactive media marketing that offers the only patented and innovative end-to-end mobile marketing platform, today announced that international marketing leader Phil Cowdell has joined the Company's Advisory Board. MarketWire

A.P. Pharma Appoints Thomas Ottoboni, Ph.D. as Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development
A.P. Pharma, Inc. (OTCBB: APPA) today announced the appointment of Thomas Ottoboni, Ph.D. as Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development. MarketWire

Ram Power, Corp. Announces the Signing of a Mandate Letter With IFC for Construction of the San Jacinto-Tizate Project Binary Unit
Ram Power, Corp MarketWire

Cadence Announces Support for New Interface Verification IP for Development of Cloud Infrastructure
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced the company is adding support for two popular protocol standards used in cloud computing applications, 12Gb/s SAS and NVM Express, to the Cadence Verification IP (VIP) Catalog MarketWire

gotradelive Launches Free Social Commerce and Commercial Trading Platform Beginning With California
gotradelive, the world's first free commercial trading and social commerce site, today announced the launch of its service in the US, beginning with a major push to support businesses across California, the world's ninth largest economy. gotradelive (www.gotradelive MarketWire

ZON LED Retrofits Billboard Lighting to LED-Based Illumination
Bridgelux, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, announced today that its awarding-winning RS LED arrays have been selected by ZON LED as the LED-based light source for their billboard lighting retrofit solution permitting easy upgrades for the most common billboard lighting fixtures in North America MarketWire

Media Alert: Fujitsu Hosts 4-Part Webcast Series on Optimizing Your SAP Software Landscape
Fujitsu announced today participation in a four-part webcast series, co-sponsored by Intel(R) and SAP(R), and featuring Forrester(R) Research, Inc., designed to help educate companies on SAP project optimization. Throughout each session, various insights and recommendations will be provided for justifying and determining how to go about an SAP optimization project MarketWire

AVST Demonstrates the New CX-Series at Enterprise Connect
This week at Enterprise Connect 2012, Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) will demonstrate for the first time its newly introduced product line, the CX-Series. Having recently launched the CX-Series, AVST will focus on the main features and benefits of the new product family for customers and channel partners MarketWire

Williams & Williams Launches New Sell Your Home Solution for Homeowners Nationwide
Williams & Williams, the premier brand in real estate auction, today introduced its new Sell Your Home Solution for owners of homes located throughout the United States in all value ranges. A respected leader in distinctive residential, farms and ranches, commercial and institutional-owned real estate auctions, the company introduces a new sales solution and robust web portal (www MarketWire

MELA Sciences to Present at Upcoming Investor Conference
MELA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: MELA), the medical device company that has developed MelaFind®, today announced that Joseph V. Gulfo, MD, President and CEO, will be presenting at an upcoming investor conference. MarketWire

Nikon Corporation Takes Control of eDiscovery Process With Symantec's Clearwell eDiscovery Platform
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that Nikon Corp (TSE: 7731), the leading Japanese manufacturer of optical instruments, has chosen Symantec's Clearwell eDiscovery Platform for in-house eDiscovery. Nikon is leveraging Symantec's flexible, cross-border solution to perform early case assessments and first-pass review in order to mitigate risk and reduce the overall costs of eDiscovery MarketWire

Northside Mental Health Center Improves Business Communications, Eliminates IT Burdens, Saves Time and Money With Whaleback Managed Services
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Amtel's Mobile Device and Security Management (MDM) Solution Named a CODiE Awards 2012 "Best Mobile Operations Management Solution" Finalist
Amtel, Inc., the industry's first integrated solution for managing smart device security and telecom expenses, today announced that the Software and Information Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, has named Amtel as a finalist for the Best Mobile Operations Management Solutions category in its 27th Annual CODiE Awards MarketWire

CCC Information Services Inc. Leverages Oracle Fusion Middleware to Help Optimize Efficiency, Increase Scalability and Support Performance Levels of Its Claims Management Platform
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MEDIA ALERT: Melissa Data to Highlight Smart Data Matching Tool at SQL Server Connections 2012
WHAT:Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and integration solutions, will be exhibiting at SQL Server Connections and demonstrating its new product, MatchUp for SQL Server -- a powerful tool that locates and eliminates duplicate database records, specifically in the contact record domain MarketWire

Taking a Step Towards a Cure at Walk MS 2012
In running shoes, on scooters, wheelchairs and strollers, thousands of local residents will partake in Walk MS this spring. This incredible event is designed for anyone and everyone who wants to make their mark against multiple sclerosis (MS). With 18 community walk sites to choose from, fighting MS is as easy as a walk in the park or at the zoo or on the boardwalk. MarketWire

X-IO Intelligent Storage Delivers Record-Breaking Price/Performance, Scalability and Availability for Microsoft-Driven Applications and Environments
Storage industry innovator X-IO today announced that its Intelligent Storage Elements (ISE) and architecture have proven in several recent benchmark tests to deliver record-breaking price/performance, unlimited scalability and failsafe availability for enterprise-level applications MarketWire

First California's EPS Division Adds New Customer
First California Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCAL), the holding company of First California Bank, today announced that its Electronic Payments Services (EPS) division has added a new customer, Global Cash Card, located in Irvine, California. The contract term is five years. MarketWire

Water Technologies International Opens First International Distributor in South Africa
Water Technologies International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTII) announced today that it has granted distribution rights to N&M Technologies SA. N&M Technologies has been working on several large commercial projects that would connect multiple 100 ton Atmospheric Water Generators (AWGs) to produce large quantities of pure drinking water. MarketWire

China Auto Logistics 2011 Year End Investor Conference Call Scheduled for Tuesday, April 3rd at 8:00am ET
China Auto Logistics Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: CALI), one of China's leading developers of websites for buyers and sellers of imported and domestic automobiles, a top seller in China of imported luxury cars, and a leading provider of auto-related services, announced today it will discuss 2011 year end results during a live conference call and webcast on Tuesday, April 3rd, at 8:00am ET MarketWire

Guanwei Recycling Corp. 2011 Year End Investor Conference Call to Be Held Monday, April 2nd at 8:00am ET
Guanwei Recycling Corp. (NASDAQ: GPRC), China's leading clean tech manufacturer of recycled low density polyethylene (LDPE), announced today it will discuss 2011 year end results during a live conference call and webcast on Monday, April 2nd, at 8:00am ET. This will follow distribution of a news release with the Company's year end results on Friday, March 30, 2012. MarketWire

Latest Research From PageUp People Underscores Challenges of Talent Management in China
PageUp People™, a Multinational Talent Management solutions provider, today announced the release of its recent research titled, "Into China: Talent Management Essential in a Land of Paradox," authored by Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith, senior vice president of Research MarketWire

Digirad to Reconstitute Board of Directors
Digirad Corporation (NASDAQ: DRAD) today announced that, in connection with its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, it intends to add up to three new independent members to its Board of Directors. The Corporate Governance Committee of the Board is actively seeking input on appropriate, qualified candidates from the Company's largest stockholders. MarketWire

Israir Airlines Announces a Letter of Intent on Option to Equip Its A320 Fleet With WheelTug Aircraft Drive System
Israir Airlines and WheelTug plc today announce their execution of a Letter of Intent to enter an agreement under which Israir will deploy WheelTug Aircraft Drive Systems for its Airbus A320 fleet, subject to financial and operational feasibility checks and regulatory approvals MarketWire

Oculus CEO Says Company Continues to Generate New Revenues by Partnering and Launching More FDA Cleared Products Despite Doubters
Hoji Alimi, founder and CEO of Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLS), in an exclusive, candid interview with BioMedReports, answers questions about whether his company will ever become a profitable and successfully commercialized biotechnology firm. MarketWire

Pozen's CEO Responds to Questions About His Firm's Latest Developments and Positive Key Clinical Trial Results
Last week, shares of Pozen Inc. (NASDAQ: POZN) -- a developer of novel pharmacologic agents primarily for pain and pain-related conditions -- rose the most in four months after announcing positive top-line results from two pivotal Phase 3 clinical trials. Will shares continue higher based on fundamentals and more upcoming catalysts? MarketWire

Micrel Creates 1-Square Millimeter Dual-Input, Push-Button-Reset IC With Extended Setup Delay Times for Generating Hard Resets
Micrel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high-bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today introduced the MIC2782, one of the world's smallest push-button-reset ICs in the industry. Delivered in 0.8mm x 1.2mm Chip Scale Packaging, the MIC2782 features dual push-button reset inputs and extended setup periods of 6 to 12s MarketWire

Masergy Uses ADVA FSP 150 to Deliver Intelligent Ethernet Services to Global Enterprise Customers
ADVA AG Optical Networking /Masergy Uses ADVA FSP 150 to Deliver Intelligent Ethernet Services toGlobalEnterprise Customers. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Highpower International, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results
Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) and lithium rechargeable batteries and battery solutions, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year-ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan Celebrates Its 130th Anniversary With an Exciting New Partnership With the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
In the news release, "St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan Celebrates Its 130th Anniversary With an Exciting New Partnership With the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center," issued earlier today by St MarketWire

DT Interpreting VideoHub Service Expanding
Deaf-Talk, Inc MarketWire

The Radicati Group Releases "Microsoft Exchange Server and Outlook Market Analysis, 2012-2016"
The Radicati Group's latest study, "Microsoft Exchange Server and Outlook Market Analysis, 2012-2016," provides an in-depth analysis of the penetration of the Microsoft Exchange Server messaging and collaboration platform and its email client Microsoft Outlook, in the enterprise on-premise and cloud-based Messaging and Collaboration market. MarketWire

Cubic Expands Corporate Staff
Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) has named Norman Bishop for the newly created position of Director of Corporate Development and Timothy Hill as the Director of Corporate Communications and Public Relations. MarketWire

TMP Worldwide Recognized With 14 Wins at Internet Advertising Competition Awards
TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC, the world's largest independent digital recruitment advertising agency, today announced details of its impressive performance at the Web Marketing Association's 2012 Internet Advertising Competition (IAC). TMP won 14 awards across a variety of categories, including Best of Show for the "Employment Email Message" category. MarketWire

Poyry Assists Tembec's Cellulose Manufacturing Facility in Canada to Reduce Sulfur Dioxide Emissions
Pöyry's Energy business group has been awarded the detail engineering and procurement assistance support contract for a 190 million CAD capital investment (Phase 1) to upgrade the specialty cellulose manufacturing facility of Tembec in Temiscaming, Quebec, Canada. MarketWire

North American Chemical Processing Industry Looks Strong for Second-Quarter 2012, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- All signs are pointing toward a very strong round of capital spending for the Chemical Processing Industry (CPI) during the second quarter of 2012. Total CPI capital project spending identified in the United States and Canada for the second quarter so far totals $2 MarketWire

American Fiber Green Products, Inc. Signs Master Service Agreements With Two Fortune 500 Companies
American Fiber Green Products, Inc. (AFBG) (OTCQB: AFBG) (PINKSHEETS: AFBG) today announced that the company has signed Master Service Agreements with two Global Fortune 500 companies for its fiberglass recycling program. MarketWire

U.S. Biomass-Fired Power Projects Booming to the Tune of Four Gigawatts, but Constraints to Development Loom, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Biomass-fired power generation projects are on the rise. In the U.S., utilities, municipalities, and independent power producers are developing 90 biomass-fired units totaling more than 4 gigawatts of potential power generation MarketWire

CTI Industries Corporation Reports Results for Full-Year and Fourth Quarter 2011
CTI Industries Corporation (NASDAQ: CTIB), a manufacturer and marketer of novelty balloons, printed and laminated films and flexible packaging and storage products, today announced its full-year results of operations for 2011, as well as for the three months ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts Bottled Water Market at $125 Billion by 2015
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Growth Opportunities in Soft Drinks," to their collection of Beverages market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Business-Insights-v893/Growth-Opportunities-Soft-Drinks-6856435/ MarketWire

Does Real Estate Still Mean Big Tax Breaks?
With reduced home prices and interest rates near historic lows, affordability levels in early 2012 reached their highest point in 42 years according to the National Association of Realtors. MarketWire

"Perricone Week" at Skincare-News.com - Day One - Advanced Perricone MD Ingredients Reviews
Perricone MD is hailed as one of the most advanced skincare lines on the market, and this week's five-part article series begins with an introduction to the line and a detailed look at the ingredients that make up these effective products. The latest article by Skincare-News MarketWire

Echopass Corporation Announces New Contact Center Mobility Offerings at Enterprise Connect Conference
ENTERPRISE CONNECT -- Echopass Corporation today announced that it will be exhibiting its newest cloud-based contact center services during Enterprise Connect being held March 26-29, 2012 at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Florida MarketWire

Echopass Corporation Announces Sourcebits as New EchoPlace Partner
ENTERPRISE CONNECT -- Echopass Corporation today announced from Enterprise Connect, the addition of Sourcebits as a new partner within the EchoPlace Partner Network. The EchoPlace Partner Network provides enterprise clients the choice in how best to optimize their customer service through innovation from leading suppliers connected to the open Echopass cloud platform MarketWire

Echopass and Overstock.com Validate Benefits of Five Years in the Cloud
Echopass Corporation, the 2011 market share leader in cloud-based contact centers, and Overstock.com jointly announced today their five-year anniversary of delivering Overstock.com customer service capabilities through the cloud MarketWire

FNB Bancorp to Acquire Oceanic Bank Holding, Inc.
FNB Bancorp (OTCQB: FNBG) (OTCBB: FNBG), parent company of First National Bank of Northern California (the "Bank"), and Oceanic Bank Holding, Inc MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts Blood Glucose Monitoring Devices Market at $12 Billion by 2017
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Blood Glucose Monitoring Devices (Meters, Test Strips, Lancets) - Global Pipeline Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecasts to 2017" to their collection of In Vitro Diagnostics market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/GlobalData-v3648/Blood-Glucose-Monitoring-Devices-Meters-6856745/ MarketWire

Marin Software Finds the UK Leads the Way in European Mobile Search
Marin Software, provider of the leading online advertising management platform for advertisers and agencies, has today revealed that the UK is one of the global frontrunners in mobile search with 15.1% of paid search clicks in December coming from mobile devices -- leaving them second only to Japan and Australia MarketWire

Fresh and Fun Family Recipes
(Family Features) To help families transform ordinary meals into fresher versions that the whole family will feel good about eating, Ziploc Brand has partnered with best-selling author and TV personality Rachael Ray to bring healthier food choices to tables with the Great American FreshOver Project, a fresh food makeover made easy. MarketWire

Soyfoods Help Families Step Up Healthy Eating
(Family Features) If you're looking for ways to make meal times healthier while still keeping your family happy, why not try soyfoods? April is National Soyfoods Month and the perfect time to try these great tasting and great for you foods. MarketWire

Adhesives & Sealants Market Reached $22 Billion in 2011
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Adhesives and Sealants: Global Markets, 3rd Edition," to their collection of Adhesives & Sealants market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/SBI-v775/Adhesives-Sealants-Global-Edition-6863453/ MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor Announces Innovative Bridge Design for Sony IMX136 Image Sensor
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that it has released a bridge design to support the Sony IMX136 image sensor. More information about this design will be available at Lattice booth #2140 at the ISC West Conference in Las Vegas, March 28-30, 2012. MarketWire

Multiple Homeowners Win Huge Principal Reductions as High as 55% Off Their Home Loans After Hiring Consumer Protection Assistance Coalition (DE) to Sue MERS and Lenders
Home loans sold through Mortgatge Electronic Registration System (MERS) have recently popped up everywhere with telltale signs of what one may consider very questionable banking practices MarketWire

Telstra International Deploys Infinera's Coherent 40 Gbps DTN Solution for Optical Subsea Network in Asia Pacific
Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today that Telstra International (Telstra), a leading global supplier of managed network and hosting services, has become Infinera's 100th customer and has deployed Infinera's 40 gigabits per second (Gbps) DTN solution for its optical subsea network in Asia. The deployment spans approximately 9,000 kilometers between Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea MarketWire

DSM acquires food enzymes business and key technology from Verenium
Royal DSM N.V., the global LifeSciences and Materials Sciences company, andVerenium today announce that they have entered into a definitive agreementunderwhich DSM acquires certain assets, licenses and other agreements in thearea offood enzymes and oilseed processing from Verenium for a total considerationincluding transaction and related expenses of US$ 37 million MarketWire

ProPhotonix Announces Grant of Options
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RHJ International Completes Divestment of Phoenix Resort K.K. to SEGA SAMMY HOLDINGS Inc.
Brussels, March 26, 2012 - RHJInternational ("RHJI") has today successfullycompleted the divestment of its 100% ownership in Phoenix Resort K.K.("PhoenixSeagaia Resort") to SEGA SAMMY HOLDINGS Inc. ("SEGA SAMMY")announced onFebruary 23, 2012. The total cash consideration for the transaction is JPY400million (EUR 3.7 million) MarketWire

AMD and Rockwell Collins Help Improve Situational Awareness by Providing Pilots With Detailed 3D Imagery
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced Rockwell Collins, a leader in innovative communications and avionics systems for the aerospace and defense industries, has selected the AMD Radeon™ E2400 embedded graphics processor for inclusion in its highly-intuitive, integrated flight deck solution, Pro Line Fusion™ MarketWire

L.A.'s First Net Zero Prefab Classrooms Teach by Example
Students at Los Angeles' Brentwood School have a new teacher -- their classroom. The new Gen7 high-performance classrooms opened to students in January just one month after being installed, continuing the school's ongoing commitment to environmental responsibility, while educating students on the value of energy efficiency. MarketWire

Jack Camprini Honored as a Top Prudential Georgia Realtor
Prudential Georgia Realty congratulates Jack Camprini of Camprini & Company and the 400North/Cumming Office, serving the Big Canoe and North Georgia Mountain community, for the following accolades: MarketWire

REMINDER: Docea Power to Highlight Co-Exploration With System-Level Performance Analysis Tools at SNUG Silicon Valley Designer Community Expo
Who /What:Docea Power, the design-for-low-power company that delivers software solutions for power and thermal analysis at the architectural level, will exhibit at the Synopsys Users Group (SNUG®) Santa Clara Designer Community Expo, booth #300 in the System-Level Design community, on Monday, March 26, from 4-8 p.m. at the Santa Clara Convention Center MarketWire

REMINDER: Real Intent Demos EDA Solutions for Early Functional Verification & Advanced Sign-Off at Synopsys Users Group (SNUG)
Who/WhatReal Intent, Inc., the leading provider of software products that accelerate Early Functional Verification and Advanced Sign-off of electronic designs, will demonstrate the latest versions of its EDA software products, Meridian™ and Ascent™ at the Synopsys Users Group (SNUG®) Designer Community Expo MarketWire

Green Equity Holdings, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Holdings Energy, Inc.
Green Equity Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CXTO) (PINKSHEETS: CXTO) today announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to acquire Holdings Energy, Inc., a provider of retrofit lighting solutions. The definitive acquisition or merger agreement is anticipated to be signed in the next 30 days, with the closing of the all-stock transaction to occur shortly thereafter. MarketWire

Stakool/Anthus Life Corp. Continues Sales Expansion Into National Retailer
Stakool Inc. (OTCQB: STKO) (OTCBB: STKO), a Florida-based corporation, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Anthus Life Corp.'s product line is being made available nationally through Le Gourmet Chef chain of stores. The initial stocking order for all locations has been received. MarketWire

Guaranty Bancorp Announces New Board Member
Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ: GBNK) announced today that Steve McConahey has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. MarketWire

Cardero Grants Incentive Stock Options
Cardero Resource Corp. ("Cardero" or the "Company") - (TSX: CDU)(NYSE Amex: CDY)(FRANKFURT: CR5) announces that, pursuant to its 2002 Incentive Stock Option Plan, it has granted incentive stock options to certain directors, officers, employees and consultants allowing them to purchase up to an aggregate of 537,000 common shares in the capital stock of the Company MarketWire

enXco Acquires Texas Wind Development Assets From Element Power
enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, and Element Power US, LLC (Element) announced today that enXco has closed on the purchase of the Bobcat Bluff Wind Project. The project, which spans approximately 14,000 contiguous acres, is located approximately 20 miles south of Wichita Falls in Archer County, Texas. MarketWire

Resolutions of the Annual General Meeting of Oriola-KD Corporation and the decisions of the constitutive meeting of the Board of Directors
Oriola-KD Corporation's Stock Exchange Release 26 March 2012 at 8.00 p.m. GlobeNewswire

EVRY: Annual Accounts for 2011
(Oslo, 26 March 2012) The Annual Report and Accounts were today approved by the company's Board of Directors. The group's profit for 2011 (pre-tax and post-tax) are unchanged from the provisional figures reported on 9 February 2012. EDB ErgoGroup ASA will change name to EVRY ASA at the Annual General Meeting 23 April 2012. GlobeNewswire

NIB NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK : Board of Governors: NIB well equipped to support Nordic-Baltic region
At its annual meeting today in Reykjavik, Iceland, the Board of Governors stressed that the Nordic Investment Bank is well equipped to support borrowers in the Nordic-Baltic region. The supply of long-term financing will remain constrained due to uncertainty in financial markets and regulatory changes GlobeNewswire

I. M. Skaugen SE :Ordinary annual General Meeting 26th March 2012-Election of the Board of Directors
Current Board members are Erik Eik (Chairman), Bertel O. Steen jr. (Vice-Chairman), Jon-Aksel Torgersen,Liselott Kilaas and Monica Skaugen.Erik Falkenberg is deputy to the Board of Directors.Erik Eik, Bertel O. Steen jr., Jon-Aksel Torgersen and Liselott Kilaas areup for election. It has been proposed that Erik Eik, Bertel O. Steen jr GlobeNewswire

Notice to attend the Annual General Meeting of the shareholders of Studsvik AB (publ)
In accordance with the rules of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Studsvik hereby discloses the contents of the notice to attend the Annual General Meeting. The Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 4 p.m. at the World Trade Center, Klarabergsviadukten 70/Kungsbron 1, Stockholm. The premises will open for registration at 3 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Cargotec's comparison figures for 2010 - 2011 in accordance with the new reporting segment structure
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 26 MARCH 2012 AT 1 P.M. (EET)As announced earlier, Cargotec will as of 1 January 2012 report financial information in three reporting segments: Marine, Terminals and Load Handling. On these reporting segments, Cargotec will disclose quarterly figures for orders received, order book, sales, operating profit and number of employees GlobeNewswire

Pöyry assists Tembec's cellulose manufacturing facility in Canada to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions
PÖYRY PLC          Press release 26 March 2012 GlobeNewswire

Net Insight AB : Notice to Attend Annual General Meeting in Net Insight
The shareholders in NET INSIGHT AB (publ) are hereby summoned to the annual general meeting on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 10 a.m. by the company's offices, Västberga Allé 9, Hägersten, Stockholm GlobeNewswire

MagForce AG Announces Company Restructuring and Revised Corporate Strategy for 2012
MagForce AG /MagForce AG Announces Company Restructuring and Revised Corporate Strategy for 2012 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Nestlé uses avalanche research to create better ice cream
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé uses avalanche research to create better ice cream . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Transmode extends Flexible Optical Networking portfolio with colorless capabilities
Stockholm, Sweden and Broadband MEA, Dubai - 26th March 2012 - Transmode, a global supplier of packet optical networking solutions, today announced the enhancement of its Flexible Optical Networking portfolio with the addition of a colorless mux/demux module that enables colorless ROADM configurations. GlobeNewswire

I. M. Skaugen SE : Completes repurchase of bonds
Reference is made to I.M. Skaugen SE's (the "Company") announcement on 5 March 2012 regarding a voluntary offer to repurchase the outstanding amount in the bonds IMSK04 (ISIN: NO 0010367899) and IMSK09 PRO (ISIN: NO 0010587991) (the "Bonds"). The initial offer has now expired, and the Company will buy back bonds as follows:-  NOK 55 GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 SMN: Expiry of subscription period for the rights offering
Not for release, publication or distribution in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan. GlobeNewswire

Halt selects Ordina for management and maintenance of centralised client tracking system
Nieuwegein, 26 March 2012 GlobeNewswire

Basware has signed a virtual operator agreement
Basware Corporation stock exchange release, March 26, 2012 klo 09:45 GlobeNewswire

Notice of annual general meeting in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ)
The shareholders in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ), Reg. No. 556038-9321, are hereby summoned to the annual general meeting (the "Meeting"), to be held on Thursday 26 April 2012 at 4.00 p.m. in Wallenbergsalen, at Kungliga Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien (IVA), Grev Turegatan 16, Stockholm, Sweden. GlobeNewswire

Orion comments on ANDA filed by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. for a generic version of Orion's proprietary drug Stalevo® in the United States
ORION CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 26 March 2012 at 09.00EEST GlobeNewswire

Yara publishes 2011 Annual Report
Oslo (2012-03-26): Yara has today published its 2011 Annual Report including complete 2011 Annual Accounts with notes. The report is available on Yara's website:www.yara.com/2011Contact:Thor Giæver, Investor RelationsPhone: (+47) 24 15 72 95Mobile: (+47) 480 75 356E-mail: thor.giaver@yara.comEsben Tuman, Media RelationsPhone: (+47) 24 15 70 26Mobile: (+47) 905 08 400E-mail: esben GlobeNewswire

Nutreco completes share buy-back programme
Further to the share buy-back programme announced on 10 February 2012, Nutreco announces that during the period from 10 February 2012 until and including 23 March 2012, Nutreco purchased 700,000 of its ordinary shares at an average price of EUR 56.23 per share, for a total consideration of EUR 39.4 million GlobeNewswire

EVRY is looking to recruit 300 talented IT people in Norway and Sweden
(Oslo, 26 March 2012) Norway's largest IT Company EVRY (formerly EDB ErgoGroup) has launched an extensive recruitment drive, and aims to recruit 300 new employees in Norway and Sweden over the next few weeks. "We know there are some talented and creative people in Norway with strong IT expertise who do not work for us presently GlobeNewswire

Norske Skog sells Follum to Viken Skog
Norske Skog has entered into an agreement to sell the Follum site to Viken Skog, which has ambitious, future plans. After the decision to close the mill at Follum, Norske Skog has worked to find relevant stakeholders to create new activities on the site. Norske Skog considers it a good solution that others can now take over the further development. GlobeNewswire

Norske Skog divests its operations in Chile
Norske Skog has agreed to sell Norske Skog Bio Bio in Chile to Group BO, a consortium of Chilean investors, for USD 56 million. Group BO plans to continue producing newsprint at the mill. GlobeNewswire

Federal Court, Lausanne rules in favour of ARYZTA AG
ARYZTA AG /Federal Court, Lausanne rules in favour of ARYZTA AG. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Pharming and Hyupjin Corporation announce commercialisation agreement for RUCONEST in Korea
Leiden, The Netherlands, March 26, 2012 GlobeNewswire

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