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Banks, FIs to follow role check process for digital signatures
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has requested all banks and financial institutions (FIs) to follow the role-check process devised and published for the digital signatures (DSCs) belonging to authorized signatories of banks/FIs recently in its e-Governance project MCA21. ANI

RBS' move to export jobs in India causes outrage in England
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), which is a taxpayer-subsidized bank, is under fire for moving hundreds of jobs from Britain to India. ANI

World Economic Forum selects PMO official as 'Young Global Leader'(Lead: WEF)
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has selected Mr. Binoy Job as "Young Global Leader" for effectively using the medium of media to usher in social change. ANI

Latest Version of Thomson Reuters ProViewTM eReader Platform Launches Globally
Improved performance and history navigation; now available for Web browsers as well as iPadÒ App.NEW YORK, March 7, 2012 - Thomson Reuters today announced the global launch of the latest version of Thomson Reuters ProView, the leading professional eReader platform ACN Newswire

Pioneer Announces No Year-end Dividend for Fiscal 2012
Pioneer Corporation has announced, by a resolution of a meeting of its Board of Directors held today, that the Company will pay no year-end dividend for its fiscal year ending March 31, 2012. The decision is attributable to several factors, including the Company's financial position.Pioneer management considers its dividend policy to be one of its highest management priorities ACN Newswire

Applied Materials and A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics to Drive Advanced 3D Chip Packaging with World-Class R&D Lab in Singapore
Applied Materials Inc ACN Newswire

First Metro Investment Net Income Increases 28% in 2011
First Metro Investment Corporation ended the year with a consolidated net income of P2.2 billion amidst volatile market condition in 2011. This is 28.8% higher than the P1.7 billion net income of the previous year. Year on year return on equity stoodat 20.56%.The Treasury Group alone made a solid P1.2 billion income, 34.0% higher than last year. Net interest income from Treasury portfolio is P434 ACN Newswire

NEC Adds New Servers Based on the New Intel Xeon E5-2600 Product Family
NEC Corporation announced today the launch a new generation of servers based on the new Intel Xeon E5-2600 product family supporting ProgrammableFlow networking ACN Newswire

Fukushima Recovery, Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project
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Transferable Functions Improve Career Mobility - Robert Walters
According to Robert Walters' recently released 2012 Salary Survey, financial services firms offered the highest salaries for accounting, audit and human resources professionals. The transferability of these functions also meant that professionals found more mobility to transition between financial firms, and commercial and industrial companies compared to many other specialised positions ACN Newswire

SAP: Protecting IP in Emerging Economies
Intellectual Property (IP) Counsel cannot rely on traditional IP enforcement methods to protect their companies' IP rights in emerging economies, says Naomi Abe Voegtli, Vice President, Global IP, SAP. Protecting IP is always more challenging when itinvolves a jurisdiction outside the US ACN Newswire

Apple Business Unit Director Bob Wambaugh Joins Milestone Technologies, Inc.
The anticipated release of the new iPad and growth of Apple in business only confirms that Silicon Valley-based IT solutions provider Milestone Technologies, Inc. (MILESTONE) is positioned to enable clients to succeed MarketWire

CCR S.A.: Results for the 4th Quarter and the Year of 2011
CCR S.A. (CCR) (BOVESPA: CCRO3), Brazil's largest road concession operator in revenue terms, hereby announces its results for the fourth quarter and the year of 2011. MarketWire

Metallica Enlist Award-Winning Director Nimrod Antal to Direct 3D-Feature Film
Metallica announced today they have tapped award-winning director Nimród Antal to direct the upcoming Metallica 3D feature film project. Charlotte Huggins (JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH, JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND) will produce. MarketWire

1st Capital Bank Opens Its Newest Banking Center in Monterey, California
1st Capital Bank (OTCBB: FISB): 1st Capital Bank announced today the opening of its new full service banking center located in Monterey, California. The 1st Capital Bank Monterey office provides business and personal banking services, commercial and SBA government guaranteed lending, cash management services, automated teller, and a merchant night depository. MarketWire

Con Edison of New York to Redeem Its Preferred Stock
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. is calling for redemption on May 1, 2012 all outstanding shares of its preferred stock. MarketWire

Redknee Solutions Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2012 Results
Redknee Solutions, Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing, charging and customer management software and solutions, reported results for the fiscal first quarter ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

SolarWinds Adds Server Hardware Health, Real-Time Process Monitoring, and IPv6 Support to Its Flagship Server & Application Monitoring Product
SolarWinds® (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced today the release of Server & Application Monitor v. 5.0 (SAM), formerly known as Application Performance Monitor (APM) MarketWire

Spectre Media to Produce STARSHIP TROOPERS: INVASION Game for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

WAC Lighting Unveils New Task and Decorative Luminaires
WAC Lighting, a leading global designer and manufacturer of track, recessed, rail, decorative and under cabinet lighting, introduces a large variety of energy efficient LED luminaires. MarketWire

Anadarko to Host Investor Conference
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) will host its 2012 Investor Conference in The Woodlands, Texas on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, beginning at 8 a.m. CDT. MarketWire

Participation & Personalization: Mobile Apps, Wellness Incentives, Gift Cards Head the List of 2012 Incentive Trends, Says IRF
The Incentive Research Foundation's (IRF) newly released executive briefing, 2012 Trends in Rewards and Recognition, reveals that businesses will be emphasizing "individualization" in their motivation programs this year. Specific trends include: MarketWire

Beach Business Bank Announces Third Partial Repayment of TARP Investment
Beach Business Bank (OTCBB: BBBC) (the "Bank") has announced that on March 7, 2012, it entered into a third letter agreement with the United States Department of the Treasury to which the Bank repurchased 1,500 of the remaining 3,000 shares of the Fixed Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A (the "Series A Preferred Stock") issued to the US Treasury MarketWire

Active Power Announces $9.7 Million Common Stock Offering
Active Power, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of critical backup power systems and continuous power and infrastructure solutions, announced today that it has priced and closed an offering of 14,336,912 shares of its common stock at $0.68 per share MarketWire

State of Nevada Department of Transportation Supports Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. -- "X" Train -- as Short Term Passenger Rail Solution
Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. ("X" Train) (OTCBB: XTRN) announced today that The State of Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) supports the X Train as the viable short term conventional passenger rail project in the state of Nevada for the 0-5 year time frame MarketWire

PressRun Tablet Publishing Solution Ready for Launch of iPad 3
With news confirmed today that Apple's iPad 3 will be launched on March 16, PressRun, an industry leader in tablet publishing solutions and the company behind award-winning iPad magazines for BBC, BMJ, Digitas, and Time Inc., announced that its tablet publishing platform will provide immediate support for this new release. MarketWire

"Continental Congress 2.0"
Inspired by the words and actions of Occupiers across America, the 99% Declaration Working Group ("99D") today announced further details about a spring election on the Internet and a summer convention in Philadelphia. MarketWire

Granite Hill Estates to Welcome Quilter, Maxine Sait
Granite Hill Estates (GHE), the Kennebec Valley's premiere continuing care retirement community, welcomes Hallowell-based quilter, Maxine Sait, as part of its ongoing Art for Life series. Maxine's work is exhibited in the lobby of the Maine Lodge, and she will appear in a Meet the Artist session on Thursday, March 29, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. MarketWire

NeighborWorks America Warns Homeowners That Mortgage Rescue Scams May Sound Like New Government Foreclosure Help Programs
The Loan Modification Scam Prevention Network (LMSPN) in conjunction with National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), March 4-11 is alerting homeowners to combat loan modification scams, especially those that may appear to be help from one of the various new foreclosure assistance programs recently announced by the government MarketWire

5th Annual Business Leaders' Breakfast Benefitting the Boy Scouts of America - Los Angeles Area Council
"Wherever I go for the military, they always call me Lt. Dan," says Gary Sinise of his "Forrest Gump" alter-ego. "They just can't help it." Well, Mr. Sinise may hear the call from several hundred business professionals as the keynote speaker for the 5th Annual Business Leaders' Breakfast benefitting the Boy Scouts of America - Los Angeles Area Council on March 15, 2012. MarketWire

Protect Missouri Workers Urges Nixon to Stand Up for Missouri
Today the Missouri House of Representatives approved Senate Bill 572 by a vote of 87-68, sending it to the Governor's desk for his signature or veto. MarketWire

Walsh University Wins Global Investment Research Challenge
The CFA Society of Cleveland today announced that Walsh University won the local round of CFA Institute's Research Challenge. MarketWire

Paddi Murphy Insourcing Manufacturing to America
Paddi Murphy, maker of Softies, a premium line of moisture-wicking sleepwear and luxury robes, has moved manufacturing facilities for four of its pajama lines to the U.S. The new factory locations, in South Carolina and Los Angeles, mark a strategic shift for the company. MarketWire

Vemma App Released at Company's 2012 Convention
Global wellness company Vemma announced a new smartphone app last Friday at the Company's annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The app is a business management tool designed to help Brand Partners (independent distributors) efficiently manage their Vemma business from any location. MarketWire

Kansas Department of Transportation to Sell Tractors, Trucks, Other Surplus Assets in Purple Wave Internet Auction
The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) is liquidating more than 560 surplus assets -- including backhoes, tractors, pickup trucks and dump trucks, among others. Manhattan-based Purple Wave Auction is selling the items in an Internet auction that ends at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 13. Bidding is currently under way at MarketWire

Dental Practice in Toronto Offers the Community Educational Resources to Help Inform the Public About Oral Health Care Through New Website
Premier Toronto Dentist, Dr. Robyn Blatt of Sunnyside Dental Centre, has announced the launch of a new, patient-focused website created by dental website design leader, ProSites, Inc. Sunnyside Dental Centre is utilizing the website to educate the community on the importance of oral health. MarketWire

South Jersey's Premier Prom Fair Returns for the Third Year
The MVP! Foundation is proud to present the Third Annual PROMise Boutique® Prom Fair on Saturday, March 17, 2012, 10:00am - 4:00pm at the Camden Campus Center of Rutgers University. The PROMise Boutique® Prom Fair mission is to make the prom dreams of Junior and Senior High School girls from financially challenged families come true! MarketWire

Wave Systems to Hold Q4 Conference Call Wednesday, March 14th at 4:30 p.m. ET
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) (, a leading provider of trusted computing software, announced that on Wednesday, March 14th, 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

AgriSolar Solutions -- Making Solar Products Sustainable
Update on current operations in ChinaAgriSolar Solutions Inc.'s (OTCBB: AGSO) solar insect killer is one of the products that has been tested and authorized by the State Forestry Administration of the People's Republic of China for use in helping control pests in national forests MarketWire

Dun & Bradstreet's AllBusiness Ranks Vanguard Cleaning Systems a Top 15 Franchise
AllBusiness, Dun & Bradstreet's small business advisory company, recently released its fourth annual Top 100 rankings of national franchise systems and ranked Vanguard Cleaning Systems at #15. Vanguard is among an elite group of brands which include Subway, Dunkin Donuts, 7-Eleven, McDonald's and Buffalo Wild Wings. MarketWire

inTEST Reports 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results
inTEST Corporation (NASDAQ: INTT), an independent designer, manufacturer and marketer of temperature management products and semiconductor automatic test equipment (ATE) interface solutions, today announced results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

H&R Block Reports Interim U.S. Tax Results Through Feb. 28; Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter Results Ended Jan. 31
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) MarketWire

Wikifamilies, Inc. Partners With the Revelation Network to Offer to Over 17 Million Members
Wikifamilies (OTCQB: WFAM) (PINKSHEETS: WFAM), a developer of patented social media technologies and the online community, announced today that it has entered into a letter of intent (LOI) with The Revelation Network (TRN), a multi-media, digital broadcast company based in Los Angeles, CA. Under the terms of the LOI, TRN is committed to offering www MarketWire

The Medicines Company to Participate in the 2012 Barclays Capital Global Healthcare Conference
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) will present at the 2012 Barclays Capital Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 13th, in Miami, FL beginning at 4:15pm Eastern Time. Glenn Sblendorio, President and Chief Financial Officer, will provide a company overview. MarketWire

Zenprise Announces Support for New iPad
Zenprise, Inc., the leader in secure Mobile Device Management (MDM) today announced it supports the newest addition to Apple's family of iOS-based smartphones and tablets -- the third generation iPad. MarketWire

NutraCea Announces Licensing Agreement With NutraBio

Sigma Designs, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2012 Results
Sigma Designs®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGM) ("Sigma"), a world leading provider of connected media platforms, today reported financial results and business highlights for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 28, 2012. MarketWire

TiVo to Present at Upcoming Investor Conference
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a creator and leader in advanced television services and digital video recorders (DVRs), today announced that President and CEO Tom Rogers will present at the Barclays Internet Connect Conference on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. A webcast of the presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section of the TiVo website at http://investor.tivo MarketWire

Cytokinetics Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors
Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ: CYTK) announced today the resignation of James A. Spudich, Ph.D. from the company's Board of Directors. Dr. Spudich co-founded the company and has served on the company's Board since its inception. Contemporaneously with Dr. Spudich's resignation, the Board has elected Sandford D. Smith to the company's Board. Both of these changes were effective March 5, 2012 MarketWire

SuccessFactors' White Paper Focuses on Ways to Improve Workforce Planning
In combination with its upcoming seminar in Auckland, SuccessFactors, an SAP company and a global leader in Business Execution (BizX) cloud software solutions, has released a white paper titled Workforce Planning Pitfalls. The paper provides six tips on how to deliver the workforce of the future, and discusses how this workforce can help achieve consistent business success. MarketWire

Targus(R) Announces a New Collection of Cases for the New iPad(R)
Targus Group International, Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, today announced four new cases specifically designed for the new iPad®. Targus® is one of the first to market with an innovative assortment of engaging and highly featured cases for the new iPad that come in a variety of colors and designs to fit any taste, style, budget and need. MarketWire

Mossy Oak Properties Joins Forces With J. P. King Auction Company
Mossy Oak Properties and J. P. King Auction Company announced today that they have forged a strategic partnership with plans to provide a preferred auction service for the Mossy Oak Properties network of land specialists and their clients. MarketWire

Learn More About SXSW 2012 Filmmaking Events
The South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival (SXSW) is only a few weeks away and Zacuto wants you to know about a couple of events that you won't want to miss. DSLR experts Lan Bui and Vu Bui will be hosting an event revolving around DSLR gear and TC Johnstone and Greg Kwedar are scheduled to host an event about using a behind the scenes web series to promote your film MarketWire

Nikon(R) and Warner Music Group Announce Full Schedule for Three-Day Live Music Residency at Upcoming South by Southwest(R) (SXSW) Including Performances by T.I., Santigold, B.o.B, fun., Kimbra, Chuckie, Ed Sheeran, Theophilus London, Gary Clark Jr., Dr. John, Wale and Many More
Nikon Inc. and Warner Music Group have announced full set times (see below) of their upcoming residency at the upcoming South by Southwest® Music & Media Conference (SXSW®) in Austin, Texas. "The Warner Sound Captured by Nikon" will present two days and three nights of stellar showcase performances at Austin's famed La Zona Rosa, slated for March 13th through 15th. MarketWire

Professional Eaters Devour Giant Pizzas, Then Go on Diet
Today, an online social dieting game that gives players the opportunity to compete to lose weight, announced several members of All Pro Eating will pull a dietary 180 and participate in a dietbet MarketWire

First Annual "St. Pat's Sprint for Recovery" Charity Regatta Honors Maggie Daley, Benefits Recovery on Water
The first annual St. Pat's Sprint for Recovery regatta will take place in Chicago on Saturday, March 17. The event benefits Recovery on Water (ROW), a rowing team that gives breast cancer survivors the opportunity to interact, become active in their recovery, and gain support from fellow survivors. It will also honor the late First Lady of Chicago, Maggie Daley. MarketWire

Vanguard Cleaning Systems Opens Long Island Regional Office
Vanguard Cleaning Systems, Inc., a leading commercial cleaning franchisor, added a regional office on Long Island, expanding its presence on the East Coast MarketWire

Yola Announces Promotion of Trevor Harries-Jones to CEO
Yola, Inc., the premier solution for taking businesses online, is excited to announce the appointment of Trevor Harries-Jones as its Chief Executive Officer. MarketWire

Amelia Island Expands "Free Night, Any Night" Deals in 2012
Amelia Island Florida has expanded its popular "Free Night, Any Night" discounts in 2012, with 19 properties participating. Several Amelia Island hotels, resorts, bed and breakfast inns, and vacation rentals are offering a free night for guests who book a qualifying stay. The ongoing offer allows visitors to use their free hotel nights with their current stay or during a return visit MarketWire

Win Free Shoes for a Year!
Calling all shoe fanatics! Dixie Outlet Mall is kicking off spring in big way. From March 1- March 31, 2012, the Centre will host its first-ever, on-line shoe give away on One randomly selected grand-prize winner will be able to fill his/her closet with a year's worth of shoes valued at $2,500 CAD. To enter the contest, simply visit MarketWire

Pick the Matching Numbers in March for a Chance to Win Big Jackpots in the $200,000 Barona Lottery
Barona Resort & Casino is inviting Club Barona members to pick numbers for an opportunity to win a weekly jackpot in the $200,000 Barona Lottery on Wednesdays during the month of March. Drawings will take place at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on March 7, 14, 21 and 28. The jackpots will start at $10,000 and if the jackpots go unclaimed, Barona will add another $10,000 to the pot MarketWire

Endeavour Silver to Release 2011 Financial Results on March 20, 2012, Conference Call at 10:00 AM Pacific Time on March 21, 2012
Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE: EXK)(FRANKFURT: EJD) plans to release its 2011 audited annual financial results on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 prior to the market open. MarketWire

Developer Contests to Offer $600 in Cash Prizes and Free Testing Tool
QASymphony (, a developer of SaaS-based software testing tools, announced it has teamed up with 99tests (, a crowdsourcing platform for testing software applications, to sponsor two contests to run in March with plans to award $600 in total cash prizes. Entries will be accepted at (You must register as a tester.) MarketWire

American Realty Advisors Announces New Managing Director of Research and Strategy
Lee Menifee has joined American Realty Advisors as the Managing Director of Research and Strategy. Mr. Menifee brings to American over 15 years of real estate related research experience and will be based out of the firm's Corporate Headquarters in Glendale, California. MarketWire

X-ES Introduces Single PrPMC/XMC Supporting Three Freescale QorIQ Processor Families
Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) announces the availability of the XPedite5400, an air-cooled PrPMC/XMC module that supports the Freescale™ QorIQ P3, P4, and P5 processor families. The XPedite5400 joins the existing XPedite550x line of PrPMC/XMC modules, which support the Freescale QorIQ P1 and P2 processor families MarketWire

Integration Point Customers Experience Smooth Transition of QP/WP to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)
After months of development and testing, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) successfully began the transition of electronic In-Bond filing (also known as QP/WP) to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) MarketWire

juwi and Millbrook First Nation Moving Forward With Millbrook Wind Project
Last month, juwi Wind Canada made another positive step in entering the Canadian wind energy market when one of juwi's Community Feed In Tariff (COMFIT) eligible partners, the Millbrook First Nation, received a COMFIT award from the Nova Scotia Department of Energy for a project located in Colchester County. MarketWire

Blue Gold Beverages, Inc. Appoints Polymer Recycling Industry Specialist as New Member of the Board of Directors
Blue Gold Beverages, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BGBV) is pleased to announce that Mr. Ty Et Lieu has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the company. Mr. Et Lieu has over 5 years of experience working on various polymer reclamation projects across North America, notably the McKendry Landfill site located near Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Mr MarketWire

ePals 2011 Fourth Quarter Conference Call Notice
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN), an education technology company and leading safe social learning network, issued notice today that it will release its 2011 fourth quarter and year-end financial results prior to the open of trading on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. MarketWire

New iPad 3 Features Fail to Impress Consumers in Four Countries
Apple's announcement of the iPad 3 today marks another milestone for the company's dominance of the tablet market. Despite increasing numbers of competitors entering the market space, Apple iPad 3 ownership and purchase interest has continued to grow, according to a new study from Vision Critical, a leading global technology and research firm, and online community Nine Rewards. MarketWire

Vitera Healthcare Solutions Client First in Nation to Successfully Submit Physician Quality Reporting System Measures
Vitera Healthcare Solutions, one of the nation's largest providers of electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management software and services, today announced that Southaven Internal Medicine of Southaven, Mississippi, is the first practice in the United States to successfully submit the 2011 reporting period of Physician Quality Reporting Systems (PQRS) measures. MarketWire

AKC Canine Health Foundation-Funded Researcher Dr. Cindy Otto Receives American Flag Flown in Afghanistan
AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) funded researcher Cindy Otto, DVM, Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania was presented with an American flag flown in Afghanistan in recognition of her commitment to the health of working dogs. MarketWire

Weidenhammer's Network Infrastructure Services Team Makes Major Contribution to Expanded Pennsylvania Convention Center
Weidenhammer Systems Corporation (Weidenhammer), a provider of leading-edge information technology solutions for the commercial and education marketplace, recently assisted in the completion of the technology portion of the newly renovated Pennsylvania Convention Center located in center city Philadelphia. MarketWire

New iPad 3 Features Fail to Wow Consumers in Four Countries
Apple's announcement of the iPad 3 today marks another milestone for the company's dominance of the tablet market. Despite increasing numbers of competitors entering the market space, Apple iPad 3 ownership and purchase interest has continued to grow, according to a new study from Vision Critical, a leading global technology and research firm. MarketWire

Stratos and Proteus Biomedical to Share Insights on Consumer-Driven Health Technology at the Frost & Sullivan Medical Devices Executive MindXchange
Stratos Product Development, LLC today announced its President, Sean MacLeod, will lead a presentation for executives on the convergence of health and technology at the Frost & Sullivan 17th Annual Medical Devices MindXchange in San Diego, California on March 12. MacLeod will present with David O'Reilly, Chief Product Officer at Proteus Biomedical, a Stratos client. MarketWire

Automation Anywhere Makes Optimizing and Managing ERP Environments Easier by Offering New ERP Solutions
Automation Anywhere Inc., an industry-leading provider of business process automation software, today announced new solutions to support and enhance ERP applications and processes. Automation Anywhere helps companies automate complex ERP processes and other critical day-to-day business processes -- with no programming required MarketWire

Retail Industry Applauds Governor's Plans to Fight Organized Retail Crime
The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) today praised Governor Rick Snyder's plan to provide law enforcement with better tools to fight organized retail crime. MarketWire

Pamela Glanvill Hired as President of Origin Consulting, LLC
Origin, Inc. announced today that the Company has hired Pamela 'Pam' Glanvill as President of Origin Consulting, LLC, a role previously held by the Company's Founder and CEO Mark L. Black. Ms. Glanvill, working directly with Mr MarketWire

Colosa Introduces Social Business Process Modeling and Analysis (BPMA) With ProcessMapper: Industry-Compliant, Cloud-Based Social Business Process Modeling and Analysis
Software developer Colosa has announced ProcessMapper, a new breed of 'Social BPMA', business process modeling and analysis software that is accessible via popular social networks including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, as well as being fully-compliant with industry standards that enable simple import and export of processes. MarketWire

Deep Sea Deal: Ivar's Restaurants Celebrate Flounder's 107th Birthday With $1.07 Meals on March 20
On Tuesday, March 20, hungry seafood fans can catch a 'reel' deal at Ivar's Seafood Bars and full-serve restaurants throughout Washington State in celebration of what would have been flounder Ivar Haglund's 107th birthday. Throughout the day patrons can purchase one full-priced entrée and receive a second entrée for just $1 MarketWire

MAPFRE Licenses Risk Explorer(TM) From Ultimate Risk Solutions
MAPFRE S.A., Spain's largest insurer, has licensed Risk Explorer™, the Dynamic Financial Analysis (DFA) software and a suite of other products from Ultimate Risk Solutions (URS), David O'Gorman, URS Managing Director-Spain/Portugal/Latin America, announced. MarketWire

Avid Law Center Finds National Mortgage Settlement Fails to Help Most Homeowners
Much media hype has been made about the recent settlement with the nation's five largest financial institutions related to "Robo-signing" violations and illegal foreclosure actions MarketWire

Gehry Technologies to Speak During Keynote Address at MIPIM 2012
Gehry Technologies (GT), a leader in design and project management technology and consulting services, today announces that Tobias Nolte will be a featured speaker at MIPIM 2012, taking place March 6-9, 2012 at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. MarketWire

Rochester Institute of Technology Offers Medical Informatics Graduate Degree Program
The American Medical Informatics Association projects a need for more than 50,000 new Health IT workers in the next five to seven years. To meet that need, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and the University of Rochester are leveraging their strengths in technology and health care to offer a joint master's degree in medical informatics MarketWire

George Drucker Joins Crenshaw Communications as Partner, Will Manage New West Coast Office
Crenshaw Communications today announced that George David Drucker has joined the agency as President, West Coast, and Partner. Drucker will head a newly opened Los Angeles office for Crenshaw, effective March 15. He has served for the past 11 years as Chief Marketing Officer for RF Binder Partners. MarketWire

The Small Business Company - DBA - Select Business and Corporation Opportunities Inc. Provides Company Progress Update
The Small Business Company, (PINKSHEETS: SBCO) MarketWire

Oh Boy, Oberto! Launches New Spicy Sweet Beef Jerky as Latest Craveable Flavor Among Popular All Natural Jerky Line
Oh Boy! Oberto, a national leader in the jerky category, today unveiled a brand new flavor for consumers to sink their teeth into -- All Natural Spicy Sweet Beef Jerky. This delicious new offering is part of Oberto's fast-selling All Natural Jerky line, which hit shelves last year. MarketWire

Affordable Care Act Turns Two: Passing But Incomplete Grade for People With Disabilities and Seniors
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) marks its two-year anniversary March 23, 2012, with mixed results for people with disabilities and those relying on Medicare, according to Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security disability representation and Medicare plan selection services. MarketWire

NASCAR(R) Launches Roadside Assistance Program in Partnership With Good Sam Enterprises
Good Sam Enterprises (GSE) is pleased to announce a new partnership with NASCAR® to offer a comprehensive Roadside Assistance Program to those traveling by auto, truck, or SUV. MarketWire

Judicial Watch Sues Federal Housing Finance Agency for Fannie/Freddie Documents on Housing Meltdown
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on March 5, 2012, against the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) for documents related to a lawsuit filed by the agency on behalf of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (Judicial Watch v. FHFA (No MarketWire

Skinner Reports Excellent Results From American Furniture and Decorative Arts Auction: Sale Grosses $2.1M
Skinner, Inc. today announced exceptional results for its recent American Furniture and Decorative Arts sale held last Sunday, March 4th. The sale grossed $2,167,558.97, including buyer's premium, with many lots far exceeding pre-sale estimates. MarketWire

John F. Gardner Joins Fitzgerald Abbott & Beardsley LLP
Fitzgerald Abbott & Beardsley announced today that John F. Gardner has joined the firm as a partner and Co-Chair of the Business and Corporate Transactions Group in the Oakland and Walnut Creek offices. He comes to Fitzgerald Abbott & Beardsley from Caroll, Burdick & McDonough, where he was a partner and Chair of the Corporate and Real Estate Transactions Group. MarketWire

Don't Miss Spectrum Gaming Group at GiGse, April 24-26, 2012
Spectrum Gaming Group is honored to join other international industry professionals, operators, and marketers at the upcoming Global iGaming Summit & Expo (GiGse), April 24-26 at the Westin San Francisco Market Street. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Honored With TTI's 2011 Global Operations Excellence Award
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has received the 2011 Global Operations Excellence Award from TTI, Inc., one of the world's leading electronics distributors. In addition, Vishay has won TTI Supplier Excellence Awards in North America, Europe, and Asia, as well as the Best Quality Award and Diamond Award in Asia MarketWire

Tissue Diagnostics Leads Personalized Medicine: Kalorama
Led by tissue tests to aid drug therapy decisions, the personalized medicine testing (PMx) market exceeded $28 billion in 2011, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher includes in its analysis all tests that are used to determine the appropriate therapeutic on an individual patient MarketWire

Get Stuck at the Top of Prom Night's Best Dressed List
There's one night a year when all high school students hope to make the best-dressed list: prom night. Whether they wear outrageous accessories, wild prints, colorful fabrics or sky-high shoes, most prom-goers want to make a statement as they dance the night away MarketWire Posts Record Q1 Revenue; Year Over Year Top-Line Grows by Nearly 200%, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SEEK) today announced its preliminary top-line sales results for its fiscal first quarter ending February 29th. For Q1, Inc. generated preliminary sales of $141,749 versus Q1 2011 sales of $48,298 for an annual increase of nearly 200%. MarketWire

NY Gold Buyer, The Gold Standard, Recovers Stolen Valuables From Synagogue -- Justice Served on a Silver Platter
After days of trying to find the thief who stole more than a dozen religious artifacts from a local synagogue in Kew Gardens, NY, Janet Medina, an employee at The Gold Standard of Forest Hills, was able to help return the stolen items. After recognizing the reported stolen property on TV, Medina and storeowner Scott Simon immediately contacted local police. MarketWire

Send Word Now Releases Single Sign-On Functionality for Ease of Access to Its Notification Platform
Send Word Now, the leading provider of on-demand alerting, response, and incident management services, announced today that it is the first pure play ENS provider to release a Single Sign-On (SSO) capability. SSO will provide Send Word Now customers with a simple authentication capability, allowing them to respond to emergencies faster than ever. MarketWire

Radisphere Moves Beachwood Offices to Accommodate Growth; Remains Committed to Ohio Long Term
Radisphere (, the only radiology provider offering proven accessibility and accountability to community hospitals, announced it has signed a multi-year commitment for a larger office space in Cleveland. Effective immediately, Radisphere's new office is now located at 3700 Park East in Beachwood, Ohio. MarketWire

PacificHealth Laboratories Reports 2011 Financial Results
PacificHealth Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: PHLI) (OTCBB: PHLI), a leading sports nutrition company, today reported financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Internet Brands Acquires Mobile App Creator Forum Runner
Internet Brands today announced the acquisition of Forum Runner (, a mobile application that allows forum users to interact with online communities from mobile devices. Forum Runner will operate as part of Internet Brands' vBulletin software division. MarketWire

Master Sound Composers Hypnotica & Denver Clay Upgrade the Cult Classic Audio Odyssey Experience "The Sphinx of Imagination" With New 2012 Release
When sound sculptors Eric Von Sydow aka Hypnotica and Denver Clay first unveiled the now cult classic, audio odyssey experience, hailed as "The Sphinx of Imagination" almost 10 years ago, it was a CD that was light years ahead of its time MarketWire

Fresh Harvest Announces Logo Design Challenge
Fresh Harvest Products, Inc. (OTCQB: FRHV) (PINKSHEETS: FRHV) announced today that it is inviting designers, artists, sculptors and anyone from around the world to participate in its Logo Design Challenge. MarketWire

Outsourcing Institute Responds to State of the Union Address With Roundtable Webinar on the Politics of Outsourcing
The outsourcing community needs to communicate to government at every level the positive and necessary role of outsourcing in our country's economic recovery. When President Obama proposed to "stop rewarding businesses for taking jobs out of the country and start rewarding them for bringing jobs back home," outsourcers were presented with serious challenges MarketWire

The Wasie Surgical Suites Named at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
Last summer The Wasie Foundation, a private charitable foundation that supports nonprofit organizations focused on healthcare and education, pledged up to $2.5 million in matching funds to support the new Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. MarketWire

Big Companies May Soon Out-Innovate VC-Backed Startups
Milestone innovations -- developments that make the complicated simple or the expensive affordable -- have usually been launched by startups. But today, many incumbents, including large companies, have quietly deployed tools, language and mindset that enable them to reach new customers and markets by competing in fundamentally different ways. MarketWire

Sage ERP X3 Improves Efficiency and Quality of Financial Reporting for The Woodlands Foundation
Sage North America announced today that, after over a decade of use, The Woodlands Foundation continues to rely on Sage ERP X3 and its financial reporting system to deliver mission-critical financial reports MarketWire

Mass Relevance Launches Companion(TM) -- Customizable Co-Viewing Product for TV Broadcasts, Live Shows & Events
Mass Relevance, the technology leader in social curation and integration, today introduced Companion, a flexible, HTML5 responsive UI second-screen product for brands and media. Through Companion, producers and marketers can now enhance any show or event with relevant, real-time social content and visualizations -- delivered as a fully branded HTML5 web experience MarketWire

New DARA Research on Humanitarian Aid From Donor Governments Finds Limited Progress; Systemic Issues Persist in Providing Effective Aid -- Lives Lost That Could Have Been Saved
While international aid and the ability to deliver to populations in need has improved over time, substantial barriers remain to providing the most needed relief to victims of natural disasters and conflicts, as well as helping them to become less vulnerable to future threats, according to the 2011 Humanitarian Response Index (HRI), released today by DARA MarketWire

ModMy, LLC Continues Its Rapid Growth and Expansion by Launching
ModMy, LLC is an industry leader in iPhone, iPad, iOS, Jailbreak, and Cydia news. ModMy, LLC announced today the company has continued its rapid growth and has expanded its portfolio of sites by launching MarketWire

Coke and Benefit Launch 'Get Glam' Video Chat Promotion With TokBox
Coca-Cola is teaming with Silicon Valley based TokBox and Benefit Cosmetics to launch a breakthrough 'Get Glam' Facebook App, offering beauty products and tips and the ability to go 'Glamming Together' with friends. MarketWire

TAB Bank Provides $45.17 Million in Credit Facilities in February 2012
TAB Bank provided $45.17 million in credit facilities for several businesses during the month of February. These facilities were provided for companies across a broad spectrum of industries. MarketWire

Nearly Half of Innovative U.S. Startups Are Founded by 'User Entrepreneurs,' According to Kauffman Foundation Study
A study released today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation shows that "user entrepreneurs" have founded more than 46 percent of innovative startups that have lasted five years or more, even though this group creates only 10.7 percent of U.S. startups overall. MarketWire

Hark CEO to Share How Hollywood Studios Generate New Revenue Streams Through Hark's Popular Entertainment Web Site
David Aronchick, CEO of Hark, is one of the featured presenters today for more than 1,000 investors and corporate executives attending the 2012 Montgomery Technology Conference in Santa Monica. MarketWire Sets Powerful Example for Small Businesses in Commodity Markets: Raise Your Prices (, a leading online incorporation service that helps entrepreneurs start their businesses, successfully transitioned from selling a commoditized product to selling a premium service. In doing so, the company increased their prices with strong results. MarketWire

PR and Social Media Agency Calysto Communications Signs on New Client, BeQuick Software
Calysto Communications, a social and traditional PR firm specializing in communications technologies, today announced that BeQuick Software, a hosted BSS/OSS provider, has tapped Calysto to manage its social and traditional public relations program. MarketWire

Over 30,000 Attend Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Convention
Over 30,000 people attended this year's Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's (PDAC) Convention, breaking last year's attendance record of 27,714. MarketWire

Data Storage Corporation and CEBS Announce Partnership
Data Storage Corporation (DSC) (OTCBB: DTST), a cloud storage and cloud computing company focusing on data protection and business continuity solutions, and CEBS Inc., a growing global IT company, today announced that they have formed a strategic partnership. As IBM Business Partners, together the companies will offer IBM customers end-to-end services for software applications and hosting. MarketWire

Cloud Services Provider Intermedia Launches Integrated Partner Program
Intermedia, a global leader in cloud services and the largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, today announced the unification of the company's private label program and advisor program into one combined partner program. The Intermedia Partner Program now allows members to choose either the private label or advisor model on a customer-by-customer basis MarketWire

Integra Gold Increases No. 4 Plug Drill Program to 12,500 Meters on Lamaque Gold Project
INTEGRA GOLD CORP. (TSX VENTURE: ICG) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has added a third drill to the Lamaque Gold Project in Val d'Or, Quebec. This drill will be the second drill on the No MarketWire

CytoSorbents to Exhibit and Host Research Symposium at Major International Critical Care Conference
CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCBB: CTSO), a critical care focused company using blood purification to treat life-threatening illnesses, announced that it is sponsoring a research forum on the role of cytokine reduction in the treatment of sepsis at the International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM) in Brussels, Belgium on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 MarketWire

Buckeye Announces Recent Financing and Developments of Valhalla and Spirit Rycroft Properties
Buckeye Oil & Gas (OTCBB: BOIG) is a publicly traded company with a focus on generating near-term cash flow through strategic partnerships that involve Buckeye in conventional oil projects in a non-operating role. MarketWire

Sionix Corporation Launches New Asset Controlling Partnership Program to Fund Operating Assets and Support Recurring Revenue Model
Sionix Corporation (OTCBB: SINX) ("Sionix" or the "Company"), a designer of patented water treatment systems, announced today its Asset Controlling Partnership Program ("ACP"). The purpose of this structure is to create a project-based vehicle for investing in, managing and operating a specific Mobile Water Treatment System ("MWTS") for a specific long term project or application MarketWire

BofI Holding, Inc. to Present at the ROTH Capital Partners 24th Annual Conference on March 12, 2012
BofI Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOFI) ("BOFI"), parent of BofI Federal Bank, today announced that it will present and attend one-on-one meetings with investors at the ROTH Capital Partners 24th Annual Conference to be held in Dana Point, CA from March 11-14, 2012. Greg Garrabrants, President and Chief Executive Officer of BofI Federal Bank, will present on Monday, March 12, at 8:00 am PT. MarketWire

The 20th Annual Northwest Michigan Camper & RV Show Is Coming to the Grand Traverse County Civic Center
The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) is sponsoring the 20th Annual Northwest Michigan Camper & RV Show, March 30-April 1, 2012, at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center in downtown Traverse City. MarketWire

OverDrive Breaks Ground for World Headquarters and Tech Campus in N.E. Ohio
Leading eBook distributor OverDrive announced today it has begun construction of its world headquarters and "Blue Sky Campus" in Garfield Heights, Ohio, in the Greater Cleveland Area. As a result of domestic and international growth in the eBook industry, OverDrive is developing a 95,000-square-foot facility on a 12-acre tech campus to accommodate more than 300 employees. MarketWire

P2 Solar Receives Financing Term Sheet for 7.2 Million Euros
P2 Solar, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: PTOS) is delighted to announce that it has received a financing term sheet in the amount of 7.2 million Euros in non dilutable debt financing to provide 100% of the debt financing requirements for its newly announced 4.95 MW solar power farm in Bulgaria. MarketWire

All Slots Casino Releases Three New Games
To offer increased variety and continue to attract new players, All Slots Casino announced today that is releasing three new games: two slot games and an interactive multi-player roulette. The games -- Old King Cole Rhyming Reels video slot, Power Spins-Nuclear 9s video slot and the Multi-Player Roulette Diamond Edition -- will be available to users via the Viper Download platform. MarketWire

Dorman Products, Inc. Releases 2012 Service Dealer Guide, Volume 1 Highlighting Newly Released Formerly "Dealer Only" Parts
Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: DORM) announced the release of its 2012 Service Dealer Guide, Volume 1 featuring 22 Formerly "Dealer Only" parts now available in the Aftermarket MarketWire

Research Shows Half of Local Residents Have a Connection to Multiple Sclerosis
A new research study shows that one out of every two local residents knows someone living with multiple sclerosis. Because of these results, the Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of the National MS Society is asking everyone who has a connection to MS to take action against the disease during National MS Awareness Week, March 12-18, 2012. MarketWire

MindTree Wins Prestigious Corporate Governance Awards
MindTree Limited, (NSE: MINDTREE) a global IT and Product Engineering Services Company, today announced that it has won two prestigious awards in the area of Corporate Governance. MarketWire

Sino Legend Showcases State-of-the-Art Production Facility
Sino Legend (Zhangjiagang) Chemical Co., Ltd., the largest Asian manufacturer of resins for the tire and rubber industries, has begun showcasing its state-of-the-art production facility as it looks to establish a greater presence in North American and European markets. MarketWire

BidSync Launches New Corporate Website to Support Bold, New Offerings and Corporate Growth
BidSync, a national leader in government e-procurement and e-sourcing software, today announced the launch of its newly re-designed and branded website: As a key component in the strategic marketing efforts geared towards future success, the newly designed website allows BidSync to better serve the needs of its rapidly growing client list. MarketWire

AERN Petroleum Sells 25% More Oil in February
AER Energy Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AERN) is pleased to announce today that the Copeland, Allie Wade and South Wade leases have improved oil sales quantity by 25% in February over January production. The leases have 6 producing wells and the company has identified 4 more well sites to be drilled in Q2. MarketWire

Voxeo Helps Fight Financial Data Fraud by Extending Highest Level of Protection to Customer Self-Service Applications Hosted in Its Multiple Worldwide Data Centers
Voxeo, the leading provider of Unlocked Communications, announced today that it is extending its fight against financial data fraud by bringing Level 1 PCI-compliance capabilities to multiple data centers in the United States and Europe for hosted IVR applications built on its award-winning Prophecy and VoiceObjects On-Demand platforms. MarketWire

HiveFire Determines Common Strategies for Maximizing Value From Content Curation
According to a recent study from HiveFire, Inc., an online content marketing technology company, over half (56 percent) of B2B marketers now utilize content curation, the process of finding, organizing and sharing online content, as a preferred tactic MarketWire

Platinum Studios Teams Up With "Virtual Pitch Fest" to Find New Talent for Comics and Films
Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTCBB: PDOS) announced today that the production company and studio is teaming up with, a popular website screenwriters use to pitch their feature screenplays directly to Hollywood decision-makers. MarketWire

Masa's is at the Top of Michael Bauer's Favorite Dishes List
Masa's, one of San Francisco's leading fine-dining establishments, is proud to announce the approval of legendary food critic, Michael Bauer, who stated Gregory Short at Masa's is one of the most talented chefs in the city and this seafood presentation is only one example MarketWire

Stafford Plastic Hinged Mounting Collar Provides Low-Cost Mounting Alternative
Stafford Manufacturing Corp. has introduced a new line of plastic hinged collars that offer a convenient way to attach a tube or pipe to a surface, or something else to a tube or pipe. They provide a great deal of mounting versatility for a very low cost. MarketWire

Personalized Medicine: New Dot Com Craze? has announced the addition of the new report "World Market for Personalized Medicine Diagnostics (Biomarkers, Pharmacodiagnostics, Tumor Assays, Cardiac Risk and Other Testing)," to their collection of Biotechnology market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch MarketWire

Notice of Announcement Fiscal 2012 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Signet Jewelers Ltd ("Signet") (NYSE: SIG) (LSE: SIG), the largest specialty retail jeweler in the US and the UK, intends to announce its results for the 13 weeks ("fourth quarter") and for the 52 weeks ("Fiscal 2012") ended January 28, 2012 at 7.30 a.m. ET on Thursday, March 22, 2012. MarketWire

AirTouch Communications Receives Certification of HomeConneX Product in 16 African Nations
AirTouch Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: ATCH) (, a designer and marketer of wireless telecommunications devices, today announced the certification of the Company's X500 and X1500 HomeConneX products for use on the Vodafone communications networks throughout the 16 countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). MarketWire

TranSwitch's Voice-Over-LTE Solution Powers coM.sat's New Wireless LTE Gateway
TranSwitch Corporation (NASDAQ: TXCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing consumer electronics and telecommunications markets, today announced that its Atlanta 2000™ LTE* Gateway Reference Design has been selected by coM.sat GmbH Kommunikationssysteme for the coM.sat 2012 LTE MarketWire

Fierce, Inc. CEO Halley Bock Invited to Keynote and Lead Concurrent Workshop at National Business Growth Summit 2012
Fierce, Inc., a world-class leadership development and training company that drives results for businesses by improving workplace communication, today announced that Halley Bock, CEO of Fierce, will be delivering a keynote session and leading a concurrent workshop at the National Business Growth Summit 2012 in Sydney, Australia MarketWire

Stevia Corp. Announces Engagement of Two Key Advisors in Vietnam
Stevia Corp. (OTCBB: STEV) ("Stevia Corp." or the "Company"), a farm management company focused on the economic development of stevia, the fastest growing product in the alternative sweetener sector, is pleased to announce the appointments of Ms. Nguyen Thi Huong as Government Advisor and Mr. Arthur C. Carter as a Financial Consultant specializing in Vietnam. MarketWire

Nuvonyx, Inc. Announces First Order of Its USAloe Product Line in Korea
Nuvonyx, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NVNX) announced today has completed a deal with CNDKR, INC of Seoul, Korea to import the US Aloe Brand of product featuring AloeBoost, AloeRest, and AloeAdvanced. This is a multi container order shipping the first and second quarter of 2012 MarketWire

Circle Star Energy Appoints Morris B. "Sam" Smith to Board of Directors
Circle Star Energy Corp. (OTCBB: CRCL) (the "Company"), a performance-driven company with interests in a number of high-impact, large scale oil and gas plays in the mid-continent region, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Morris B. "Sam" Smith as a director of the Company and Chair of the Audit Committee, effective March 5, 2012. MarketWire

CRN Magazine Selects Paul Brundage as 2012 Channel Chief
AnythingIT Inc. (OTCBB: ANYI), a leading information technology end of life reuser, recycler and E-Waste handler serving both government and commercial markets for over 20 years, today announced its VP of Channel Sales Paul Brundage has been selected by as a 2012 Channel Chief. MarketWire

AMA Houston Announces Its March Networking Luncheon
The Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association, the area's leading marketing organization, announces its March Networking Luncheon, "Radio is a Medium Rarely Well Done," held at the Junior League of Houston on March 14. MarketWire

Duncan-Williams Advisors Use Socialware for Successful Social Business Engagement
Duncan-Williams, Inc., a privately owned full service broker-dealer and one of the largest woman-owned firms in the US, announced today that it has partnered with Socialware, the leader in social media compliance and engagement to provide advisors and employees access to compliant social engagement MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT: Sidense Exhibiting at Common Platform Technology Forum

Signiant Expands Media Technology Partnerships
Signiant, a leading provider of intelligent file movement software for the media and entertainment industry, today announced the redevelopment and expansion of its technology partner ecosystem MarketWire

Multinational Pharmaceutical Upgrades Mobility Sales Force Efficiency With StayinFront
StayinFront (UK) Ltd., a leading global provider of customer relationship management systems and mobile sales force effectiveness tools, today announced their existing client, Gedeon Richter, has expanded its relationship with StayinFront by deploying StayinFront TouchRx™, the industry-leading mobile CRM solution, using Android™ tablets. MarketWire

Pulse Secures Distribution Through 251 Hy-Vee Food Stores' Supermarkets and Convenience Stores in Eight Midwest States
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCBB: PLSB) ("Pulse"), makers of Cabana™ 100% Natural Lemonade and Pulse® NutriPurpose™ brand beverages, today announced that it has entered into its first major supermarket chain distribution agreement with Hy-Vee Food Stores' specialty food supplier, Lomar Distributing Inc MarketWire

Echopass Corporation to Sponsor and Exhibit at Gartner Customer 360 Summit
Echopass Corporation today announced that it will again sponsor the annual Gartner Customer 360 CRM Summit. This well regarded Gartner Summit will focus on meeting business growth objectives through new social, mobile and traditional customer points of interaction MarketWire

Actelis and 3M Services Deploy New Broadband Ethernet Solutions to Harzwasserwerke GmbH
Actelis Networks®, The Broadband Acceleration Company™, and 3M Services GmbH (3M), part of the 3M Group, today announced at CeBIT 2012 that Harzwasserwerke GmbH (Harzwasserwerke) has selected Actelis' high-performance Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) solutions to replace legacy Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy (PDH) and outdated E1 technology MarketWire

With New Sophos DLP, OEM Partners Ensure Enterprises Remain Compliant
IT security and data protection company Sophos today announced the availability of a new Software Development Kit for OEM partners to integrate Sophos Data Loss Prevention (DLP) into their solutions MarketWire

TRTB to Update Investors in Conference Call
True 2 Beauty Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TRTB) (the "Company"), a Lifestyles and Beauty products manufacturer, is pleased to announce a planned Conference call for all shareholders and interested parties, scheduled for Monday, March 19th, at 4:30pm EDT. William Bollander, CEO of True 2 Beauty, will host the call; Mr. Bollander will take questions at the end of his presentation MarketWire

Cornerstone Therapeutics Divests Its Anti-Infective Assets
Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CRTX) today announced the divestiture of certain product rights to Factive® (gemifloxacin mesylate) tablets and the Spectracef® (cefditoren pivoxil) family of products in a series of transactions with Merus Labs International Inc. (TSX: MSL) (NASDAQ: MSLI) and Vansen Pharma Inc. MarketWire

Salamon Group (SLMU) Completes Acquisition of ARISE Assets
Salamon Group Inc. (OTCBB: SLMU) ("Salamon" or the "Company") announced today that on Friday, March 2nd, 2012, Sunlogics Power Fund Management Inc., the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, completed the court approved acquisition of the assets of ARISE Technologies Corporation. MarketWire

Northland Streamlines its Management Structure Ahead of Production Start-Up in Kaunisvaara
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(FRANKFURT: NPK)(OSLO: NAUR) ("Northland" or "the company") has decided to change its management organization by appointing a Chief Operating Officer. MarketWire

Practical Law Company to Host Free Webinar Addressing ERISA Service Provider Agreements

Take a "Coffee Break" With Overland Storage and Learn About the SnapServer DX
Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced its "Coffee Break" Video Series to enable end users and partners to get acquainted with the features of Overland's newest unified NAS and iSCSI SAN device, the SnapServer DX MarketWire

SouthGobi Resources to Announce Fourth Quarter and 2011 Financial Results on March 19, 2012
SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX: SGQ)(HKSE: 1878) will release its fourth quarter and fiscal 2011 financial results before TSX market open on Monday, March 19, 2012. MarketWire

Realogy's Global Client Solutions Group Announces National Agreement With Miracle-Ear for Corporate Real Estate Services
Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services, today announced that its Global Client Solutions (GCS) group has entered into a three-year agreement to provide integrated corporate real estate services including strategic planning and transaction management to Miracle-Ear®. With more than 60 years of experience, Miracle-Ear has evolved into the nation's No MarketWire

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Connectyx Technologies Announces Introduction of MyPetsPHR for Veterinary Records
Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CTYX) ("Connectyx") www.connectyx MarketWire

Kiva and Dermalogica's joinFITE Program Crowdfund Women's Economic Empowerment With a $100,000 Free Trial Program
On March 8, millions of people worldwide will celebrate the 101st International Women's Day, marking the second century of such celebrations. While many gains have been made, many challenges remain. Almost three billion adults worldwide are unbanked or under-banked -- and most are women MarketWire

University General Health System Agrees to Acquire Second Ambulatory Surgical Center in Houston Metropolitan Area
University General Health System, Inc. (OTCQB: UGHS) (PINKSHEETS: UGHS) ("University General" or "the Company"), a diversified, integrated multi-specialty health delivery system, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire an ambulatory surgical center (the "ASC") in Baytown, Texas, the fourth-largest city in the Houston metropolitan area. MarketWire

Senomyx to Webcast Corporate Presentation at the ROTH 24th Annual OC Growth Stock Conference
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RRC Robotica Adds Schilling Robotics HD Systems
Schilling Robotics, LLC, experts in subsea systems, announced today the order of HD ROV systems by Brazilian operator RRC Robotics Submarina. The order was for two (2) 150hp, 3,000m-rated HD™ ROV systems that are scheduled for delivery in the second quarter of 2012. These ROVs will be installed on two separate vessels for work offshore of Brazil. MarketWire

Metso to supply a bio oil production plant to Fortum power plant in Joensuu, Finland
Metso Corporation's press release on March 7, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. local time A demonstration plant enables bio oil production from forest residue Metso and Fortum Power and Heat have signed a contract regarding a deliveryof abio-oil production plant and a related automation system to the Fortumpowerplant in Joensuu, Finland MarketWire

Retirement Income Industry Association Creates Retirement Market Insight Initiative to Bring Database Analytics and Market Research Together to Drive Business Growth
The Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) announces the launch of the RIIA Market Insight (RMI) initiative, a research program that transcends traditional product and organizational silos by bringing together industry leaders, researchers and their collective data to create a 360-degree view of consumer households who buy and depend upon the industry's products and services MarketWire

Bruce S. Ferguson to Retire as President and CEO of EnviroLogix Inc.
EnviroLogix President and CEO Bruce S. Ferguson today announced his decision to retire in pursuit of "the next chapter of my life." In August 2010, EnviroLogix was purchased by Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. At that time, Bruce agreed to continue as President and CEO, to guarantee the business he had built would continue to grow and develop MarketWire

Smart Card Alliance Announces Innovative Conference Agenda Format for Its NFC Solutions Summit 2012
Attendees can expect a different and innovative educational experience each day during the NFC Solutions Summit 2012, the Smart Card Alliance said today, announcing new agenda format details and pre-conference workshop topics. The Summit, held in partnership with the NFC Forum, is May 22 - 24, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco Airport Hotel in Burlingame, California. MarketWire

U.S. Private-Sector Employment Increased by 216,000 Jobs in February, According to ADP National Employment Report
Private-sector employment increased by 216,000 from January to February on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report® released today. The ADP National Employment Report, created by Automatic Data Processing, Inc MarketWire

Dome9 Security Launches Industry's First Free Cloud Security for Unlimited Number of Servers

General Michael Hayden, Former CIA and NSA Director, to Present at Long Island Spy Museum's First Spy Symposium
The non-profit Long Island Spy Museum announced today the first in a series of Spy Symposia, discussions led by top U.S. intelligence officials on the secret world of spies and spy craft in America through the ages. The first in the series will be held April 5, 2012, on the topic of "The History of Spying: Espionage in America," at the Charles B MarketWire

New Market Research Forecasts Seed Treatment Market has announced the addition of the new report "Global Seed Treatment Market - by Type, Geography, Crop Trends & Forecasts (2011-2016)," to their collection of Chemicals market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Celebrate St Patrick's Day in Style With Party Deals at CouponCodes4u
There's not long to go until the annual celebration of everything Irish - where towns and cities across the country turn green to pay their respect to Saint Patrick. If you're planning to join in the festivities; or even if you're planning a party of your own, CouponCodes4u has all the St Patrick's Day deals you'll need. MarketWire

Jobscience Executive Team Gains Sought-After Talent Management Experts
Jobscience, a leading Cloud-based, Social Talent Relationship Management provider, today announced the appointment of two new members to its executive management team. Sean Rehder has been named Solution Strategist and Evangelist for the company, and Jay Hargis will serve as Vice President of Services MarketWire

EastBridge Investment Group Signs Listing Agreements With American C&D Logistics and PhotoFunds
EastBridge Investment Group (EBIG) (OTCBB: EBIG) (OTCQB: EBIG) announced today that it has signed listing agreements with American C&D Logistics LLC of Philadelphia, PA and PhotoFunds, Inc., located in Mullica, New Jersey. EastBridge will assist each company in becoming listed on a U.S. stock exchange after registering with the SEC as public companies MarketWire

Augme Technologies Expects to Report Record Fourth Quarter Revenue of Approximately $5.1 Million
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 it expects to report revenue of approximately $5 MarketWire

The Principal Financial Group(R) Chooses Actiance to Provide Social Media Monitoring Platform
Actiance (, helping organizations benefit from new forms of communications and collaboration, today announced that The Principal Financial Group® (NYSE: PFG) has deployed its Socialite platform to help meet regulatory requirements that allow the firm's financial professionals to use social media for business purposes MarketWire

Music & Arts Supports New Music Education Advocacy Partner, AMP
Music & Arts, the largest band and orchestra instrument retailer and music lesson provider in the country, announces a new partnership with AMP - The Association of Music Parents MarketWire

First California Announces New Customer for Its EPS Division
First California Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCAL), the holding company of First California Bank, today announced that its Electronic Payments Services (EPS) division has been awarded a five-year contract with Santa Barbara Tax Products Group (TPG). MarketWire

PriceSmart Announces February Sales
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) today announced that for the month of February 2012, net sales increased 23.2% to $152.9 million from $124.1 million in February a year earlier. February had 29 days in the current year compared to 28 days in 2011. Excluding the one extra day in the month, net sales would have increased approximately 19.0% MarketWire

Dig-It Underground Inc.'s Sin City Kitty(TM) Brand Goes to Brazil
Dig-It Underground Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DIGX) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Get Down Art has just inked a licensing deal for apparel in South America with Loft International. This deal will grant rights to Loft International to manufacture and distribute Sin City Kitty™ apparel in Brazil, South America MarketWire

Delta Light LED Lighting Rennovates 18th Century Belgian Hotel
Delta Light, a market leader and trendsetter in architectural lighting, today announced the use of advanced LED lighting technology for the most recent renovation of the Sandton Group's Grand Hotel Reylhof in the heart of the city of Gent MarketWire

Biotechnology Companies Will Increase R&D Outsourcing and Shift It Overseas, Finds Booz & Company Study
As biopharmaceutical companies look to cut costs and improve speed-to-market, more of them plan to outsource R&D and clinical trials and shift this work overseas to places such as China and India, finds a survey released today by global consulting firm Booz & Company. MarketWire

SunGard K-12 Education Implements Coveo Insight Solutions to Drive Customer Service Operations Serving Over 1,500 School Districts and 8 Million Students Nationwide
Today Coveo announced that SunGard has implemented its Insight Solutions for Customer Service across SunGard K-12 Education, which currently supports over 1,500 school districts and over 8 million students (one out of six students) across the US. SunGard is one of the world's leading software and technology services companies MarketWire

2012 WAA Awards for Excellence Recipients Announced at Gala During eMetrics Optimization Summit
The Digital Analytics Association (DAA), formerly the Web Analytics Association (WAA), is honored to recognize the recipients of the second annual WAA Awards for Excellence MarketWire Now Offers MUTCD-Compliant Signs for Private-Sector and Corporate Use for Improved Safety, Visibility, a third-generation family-owned California company, is now offering MUTCD-ready signage for Parking Signs, No Parking Signs, Handicap Parking Signs and more to the private sector and corporate businesses. MarketWire

Recordati: Board Approves the 2011 Accounts
RECORDATI: BOARD APPROVES THE 2011 ACCOUNTS. REVENUE EUR 762.0 MILLION(+4.7%),OPERATING INCOME EUR 163.5 MILLION (+5.6%), NET INCOME EUR 116.4 MILLION(+7.2%).2011 DIVIDEND EUR 0.30 (+9.1%). * Consolidated revenue EUR 762.0 million, + 4.7%. * Operating income EUR 163.5 million, + 5.6%. * Net income EUR 116.4 million, + 7.2% MarketWire

iSirona Debuts DeviceConX 4.0
iSirona®, a provider of simplified solutions for medical device integration, today announced DeviceConX 4.0, iSirona's latest version of its connectivity software. Key components of this latest version include an enterprise architecture and management console, which provide a truly enterprise-level solution for device connectivity management. MarketWire

ASM International NV: EX-DIVIDEND DATE 2012
In its press release of 6 March 2012, ASM announced that it will proposeto theforthcoming AGM a cash dividend distribution of EUR 0.50 per common share.In casethe AGM, held at 15 May 2012, approves this dividend, distribution shareswillgo ex-dividend at 17 May 2012. EX-DIVIDEND DATE 2012: MarketWire

C.C. Filson Co. Receives TAP America Award
TAP America, a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening America and its citizens, today announced that it has awarded C.C. Filson Co.® with the TAP America Award for its ongoing commitment to manufacture a significant amount of their products in the United States MarketWire

Bio Nitrogen Corp. (BION) to Commence Up-Listing to the OTCQB
BioNitrogen Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BION) a developer of revolutionary patent-pending technology for converting renewable and abundant biomass waste into high-nitrogen urea and urea fertilizer announced today it has taken steps to up-list to the OTC.QB market tier consistent with recent market events and key strategic partnerships that will position the company for strong sustained growth. MarketWire

Release of Annual Results and Q4 Report

LG Partners Signs Letter of Intent to Deploy STWA's AOT on Proposed $2.5 Billion 900 Mile Oil Pipeline in Development
STWA, Inc MarketWire

Horizon Pharma Enters Into Exclusive Agreement With Mundipharma for Commercialization of LODOTRA(R) (Modified-Release Prednisone) in Latin America
Horizon Pharma, Inc MarketWire

Fluendo, Lineo Solutions, Mocana and NVIDIA Join The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that four companies are joining the organization: Fluendo, Lineo Solutions, Mocana and NVIDIA. MarketWire

Authentify Launches 2CHK: An "Always On" Out-of-Band Mobile App to Secure Online Financial Transactions
Authentify today introduced 2CHK™ (spoken as "two check"), an "always on" Out-of-Band (OOB) authentication service to secure online financial transactions. MarketWire

MELA Sciences Announces Commercial Launch of MelaFind(R)
MELA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: MELA), the medical device company that has developed MelaFind®, today announced that the company has commenced commercialization of MelaFind as part of a controlled and deliberate launch in the U.S. and in Germany. MarketWire

$540K Defense Verdict Won by Sherman Spitz in Claims From 2003 Inland Empire Grand Prix Fires
A final fire was extinguished from the 2003 Grand Prix fires by Berger Kahn partner Sherman M. Spitz on February 23, 2012, winning a defense verdict to clear his client of an alleged $540,000 claim in the Los Angeles Superior Court Pomona in a suit arising from the previously unprecedented $17.5M settlement against the City of Claremont in 2007. MarketWire

National Automation Services, Inc. Announces Second Acquisition
National Automation Services, Inc. ("NAS") ( (OTCQB: NASV) (PINKSHEETS: NASV) today announced that they have entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) to purchase its second of several acquisitions planned over the next 18 months. MarketWire

ReServe Interactive Celebrates 15 Consecutive Years of Growth -- Touts New Product Initiatives for 2012
ReServe Interactive, an industry leader in dining reservation, table management, catering and event management software systems, has reached a milestone 15 consecutive years of growth due to significant increases in key business areas including enterprise customers, large multi-unit accounts and software and service renewals. MarketWire

AAON, Inc. Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results Call
AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAON). A question and answer session will follow a brief presentation by our President Norman Asbjornson. The entire call should last about 45 minutes. MarketWire

Metso's Annual Report and Corporate Governance Statement 2011 published
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on March 7, 2012 at 12:45 p.m.localtimeMetso has today published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2011inFinnish and English in pdf format The Online AnnualReport 2011 in English is available at MarketWire

Allied Gold announces ASX Appendix 4E Correction

Intergraph(R) CADWorx(R) 2013 Webinars on March 8 to Highlight New Plant Design Tools and Enhancements in Latest Release
Intergraph has scheduled CADWorx webinars for March 8, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. and again at 7:00 p.m. CT that will provide an overview of the next release of Intergraph CADWorx Plant Design Suite, CADWorx 2013 MarketWire

Corbis Launches GreenLight Music With Major Music Companies; Music Industry's First Online Sync Licensing Solution for Iconic Music
Corbis, a leading digital content and services provider for the creative and entertainment communities, today announced the launch of GreenLight Music (, the music industry's first online sync licensing solution for popular music MarketWire

Queens, NY Prosthodontist Says Smile Makeovers Can Improve Confidence
Dr. Melani Kapetanakos, a prosthodontist in Queens, NY, says patients at her practice are now looking for aesthetic dental enhancements to carry them into the spring with confidence and vitality. By combining targeted dental procedures into a comprehensive smile makeover, Dr MarketWire

Ocean-Front Land Available to Support New Industrial Development in Quebec, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Quebec government unveiled its tremendous 25-year industrial development strategy for the northern part of its province last May MarketWire

Zaldiva Executes Agreement to Purchase Assets of FonU2
Zaldiva, Inc. (OTCQB: ZLDV) (OTCBB: ZLDV) is pleased to report that it has executed an Agreement and Plan of Reorganization providing for Zaldiva to purchase the assets of Cygnus Internet, Inc., dba FonU2, a developer of mobile applications bringing sellers and buyers of services and products together in real time MarketWire

U.S. Refinery Project Spending Seen Rising in 2012, a "Navigating the Currents of Change" Webcast on
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Project spending in the U.S. Petroleum Refining Industry will increase about 4% this year, to about $18.34 billion, up from last year's outlays of $17.56 billion and 2010's spending level of $16.4 billion, according to Chris Paschall, Industrial Info's vice president of research for the Petroleum Refining Industry MarketWire

BNP Paribas Boosts Its Electronic Trading Offering for Clients With Launch of CORTEX FX
BNP Paribas announces the launch of its advanced, electronic foreign exchange trading platform -- "CORTEX FX" -- which provides an innovative multi-product solution for corporate and financial institutional clients to manage their foreign exchange requirements. MarketWire

TRUSTe Unveils New EU Privacy Solution
Today, at IAPP Global Privacy Summit, TRUSTe, the leading privacy management solutions provider, introduced a powerful privacy solution to help businesses accelerate their readiness to comply with the "EU Cookie Directive MarketWire

Complete Guide to the Games, Apps & Social Media Industry From Plunkett Research
Plunkett Research, Ltd. recently announced an important market research and competitive analysis report, Plunkett's Games, Apps & Social Media Industry Almanac, 2012 edition. A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. MarketWire

TransUnion and Valen Announce PropertyRight(TM)
TransUnion and Valen Technologies today introduced to the insurance market PropertyRight, a predictive analytics product that allows homeowners insurance carriers to more accurately identify homes with the highest likelihood of insurance-to-value (ITV) problems or condition and liability hazards MarketWire

H2O Overdrive HYDRATE(TM) Expands Its Reach Into the Great Lake State of Michigan With the Addition of Spartan Stores
Innovative Health Solutions LLC (IHS), the maker of H2O Overdrive™ and H2O Overdrive HYDRATE™, continues to increase its presence in stores across the U.S. IHS announced today that H2O Overdrive HYDRATE™ will now be available in Spartan Stores across Michigan. MarketWire

MS Mode Goes Live on TradeCard's Cloud-Based Global Trade Platform to Drive Business Growth
TradeCard, Inc., the supply chain collaboration and global trade platform used by more than 10,000 retailers, brands, manufacturers and service providers, reported today that women's apparel retailer MS Mode has successfully deployed TradeCard to eliminate costs and improve efficiencies in its global supply chain MarketWire

Need for Accurate Diagnosis Encouraging Growth of Medical Device Connectivity has announced the addition of the new report "Global Medical Device Connectivity Market 2010-2014," to their collection of Medical Devices market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Vayant Delivers First-to-Market, Worldwide Sub-Second Airfare Search Solution for the Travel Industry; Official FastSearch Beta Launches at ITB Berlin
ITB Berlin -- Vayant Travel Technologies (, the leading independent B2B airfare shopping provider, today announced Vayant FastSearch™, the newest addition to Vayant's proprietary next-generation platform that delivers airfare search and availability results in sub-second response times MarketWire

Verimatrix to Explore Advanced Video Deployments During Multi-Network Solutions in the Real World Breakfast at IP&TV World Forum
IP&TV World Forum -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced the continuation of its Multi-network Solutions in the Real World Forum series during IP&TV World Forum, 20-22 March 2012 in London MarketWire

Metso expands its offering for customers in oil & gas and power industries by acquiring a globe valve technology company in South Korea
Metso Corporation's press release on March 7th, 2012 at 09:00 a.m. local time Acquisition strengthens company's position in the growing Asian market Metso has signed an agreement to acquire South Korean valve technologycompany,Valstone Control Inc. (Valstone) MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Discovery Tour Event on March 8th in Appleton, Wisconsin to Feature Enhanced Modeling With CADWorx(R) Plant Professional and Collaboration With CAESAR II(R) and PV Elite(R)
Intergraph has scheduled a Discovery Tour event on March 8, 2012 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA that will feature demonstrations of Intergraph CADWorx Plant Professional including methods that can increase performance by up to 30% on most projects MarketWire

INGENICO: Ingenico welcomes reclassification to Technology sector and inclusion in the DJS600
Ingenico (Euronext:FR0000125346 - ING), leadingworldwide provider of payment solutions, welcomes its reclassificationby theIndustry Classification Benchmark ("ICB") from the "Industrial Goods &Services"super-sector to the "Technology" super-sector. This change will becomeeffectiveon March 19 2012 MarketWire

Institutional Investor Names Deutsche Bank Europe's Best Brokerage for 2012
Deutsche Bank captures first place in Institutional Investor's inaugural ranking of Europe's Best Brokerages. J.P. Morgan Cazenove comes in second, followed by the London-based operations of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in third. MarketWire

LeaseRunner Launches, Revolutionizes Property Leasing With Web Application for Landlords and Renters
LeaseRunner today announces the launch of the market's first comprehensive property leasing suite, a web application that digitizes the entire leasing process and offers landlords, property managers, and brokers an easy, all-in-one, and affordable solution to manage leasing transactions from any web-connected device. MarketWire

Sub-Sahara Africa's "My TV" Secures Satellite DTH Operations With Conax Chipset Pairing Technology
Conax, a leading global provider of solutions for protecting multi-device digital content, today announced that Nigeria-based pay-tv operator My TV is further extending its 6-year relationship with security partner Conax and has committed to deploying a Conax Chipset Pairing solution for its satellite platform MarketWire

Focus Gold Corp.'s Wholly Owned Subsidiary, Focus Gold Mexico, Announces Potential Drill Targets on Its Huicicila Porphyry Project
Focus Gold Corp. (or "Focus") (OTCQB: FGLD) (OTCBB: FGLD) is pleased to announce it has identified drill targets on both its porphyry disseminated project and its historic vein targets within the Huicicila project area in Nayarit, Mexico. MarketWire

Hollund Industrial Marine, Inc. Announces Appointment of New Director and Management Changes
Hollund Industrial Marine, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HIMR) ("Hollund" or the "Company") announces the appointment of a new Director and the following changes to the management team. MarketWire

Princeton Security Technologies, Inc. (PSGY) to Expand Its Distribution for Radiation Identifier Products
Princeton Gamma-Tech Instruments, a wholly owned subsidiary of Princeton Security Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: PSGY), announced that it had signed a distribution agreement for its identifier products with Rae Systems Inc., a San Jose, California based company which specializes in chemical and radiation detection products MarketWire

Keynote and Presenter Lineup Announced for Aberdeen Group 2012 Retail and Consumer Markets Summit
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the keynote speaker and presenter lineup for its 2012 Retail and Consumer Markets Summit being held May 1-2, 2012 at the Millennium Hotel in New York. The theme of this year's Summit is "Retail on Broadway: Game-Changing Retail Technologies - Creating a Winning Game Plan." MarketWire

Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. Announces Record Year

Data in NEJM shows Novartis drug Signifor® is first therapy to provide rapid, durable benefit for Cushing's disease patients in Phase III study
Novartis International AG /Data in NEJM shows Novartis drug Signifor® is first therapy to provide rapid, durable benefit for Cushing's disease patients in Phase III study . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

WESTCHESTER, Ill., March 7, 2012 - Today, Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, presented at the Citi-Deutsche Bank Consumer Staples Field trip in Mexico City on Wednesday, March 7, 2012. GlobeNewswire

Annual report 2011: Invitation to the media breakfast
Nationale Suisse /Annual report 2011: Invitation to the media breakfast. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Annual report 2011: Invitation to the financial analysts' conference
Nationale Suisse /Annual report 2011: Invitation to the financial analysts' conference . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Net Asset Value as of February 29, 2012
Private Equity Holding AG /Net Asset Value as of February 29, 2012. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Profit and loss effect of pension scheme changes
(Oslo, 7 March 2012) EDB ErgoGroup ASA has decided to wind up an earlier pension scheme operated by the former company IS Partner, and the scheme is now co-ordinated with the current AFP early retirement scheme. This will result in a reduction in annual pension costs of NOK 7.5 million GlobeNewswire

Trading of Alma Media Corporation's 2009A options begins
Alma Media Corporation Stock Exchange Release March 7, 2012 at 16:40 EETTRADING OF ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION'S 2009 A OPTIONS BEGINSAlma Media Corporation has applied for listing of 2009 A stock options on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Oy as of April 2, 2012.Each 2009 A option entitles to the subscription of one (1) Alma Media Corporation share (ALN1V) starting on April 1, 2012 GlobeNewswire

SEB's Annual Report published on
The following reports are available on GlobeNewswire

Outotec and Zambia's Kansanshi Mining sign sulfuric acid technology deal
OUTOTEC OYJPRESS RELEASE, March 7, 2012 AT 3:00 PM GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth receives large mill order
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 14-2012, 7 March 2012 GlobeNewswire

In its press release of 6 March 2012, ASM announced that it will propose to the forthcoming AGM a cash dividend distribution of € 0.50 per common share. In case the AGM, held at 15 May 2012, approves this dividend, distribution shares will go ex-dividend at 17 May 2012. GlobeNewswire

Metso's Annual Report and Corporate Governance Statement 2011 published
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on March 7, 2012 at 12:45 p.m. local timeMetso has today published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2011 in Finnish and English in pdf format at The Online Annual Report 2011 in English is available at GlobeNewswire

BWG Homes ASA: Minutes of Extraordinary General Meeting

Design Hotels AG Publishes Annual Results 2011
Design Hotels AG /Design Hotels AG Publishes Annual Results 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Alma Mediapartners Oy revises the business strategy of and plans to reorganise and rationalise its operations
Alma Media Corporation Stock Exchange Release March 7, 2012 at 12:00 noon (EET) GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä launches next generation Medium Voltage Power Drive technology for electric propulsion vessels and Oil & Gas Solutions
 Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical Press release, 7 March 2012 at 12.00 EET GlobeNewswire

New frame agreement between Pöyry and Metsä Group
PÖYRY PLC          Press release 7 March 2012 GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä awarded contract for power plant extension to alleviate Haiti's power shortage
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical press release, 7 March 2012 at 10 am EETThe reconstruction work continues in Haiti after the devastating earthquake in January 2010.  Wärtsilä generating sets have been selected to expand an existing power station to add much needed capacity. Delivery is being made during 2012 on a fast-track basis. GlobeNewswire

Surplus for Swedish central government in February
Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 32.5 billion in February. The fact that the central government budget shows large surpluses in February each year is due to many tax payers making supplementary tax payments relating to the previous income year. GlobeNewswire

Rezidor launches new corporate website
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world's fastest growing hospitality companies, has launched its new and dynamic corporate website: The site is developed by Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. GlobeNewswire

Golar LNG : Insider Transaction
Golar LNG Limited ("Golar" or the "Company") advises that Board member Tor Olav Troim has on 6 March 2012 extended a forward contract in respect of 200,000 shares in the Company. The new forward contract expires on 6 September 2012 at a price of NOK 78.179 per share. GlobeNewswire

2011 Annual Report including Corporate Social Responsibility report
Beter Bed Holding N.V. is publishing its annual report for the financial year 2011 today on its website GlobeNewswire

Dutwa Nickel Exploration Update
African Eagle Resources plc GlobeNewswire


SpareBank 1 SMN : Annual Report 2011
The Annual Report for 2011 is now published. GlobeNewswire

Heineken N.V. assigned solid investment grade credit ratings by Moody's and S&P
Amsterdam, 7 March 2012 - Heineken N.V. today announced that it has been assigned solid investment grade credit ratings by the world's two leading credit agencies, Moody's Investor Service and Standard & Poor's GlobeNewswire

Storebrand: Embedded Value (MCEV) for 2011 reduced to due low interest rates and high market volatility
2011 embedded value earnings of minus NOK 5.4 billion NOK 5.6 billion negative contribution from lower interest rates and increased market volatility Strong growth in existing business GlobeNewswire

Solidium now owns 5.1 per cent of the sharesSolidium Oy has acquired 5.1 per cent of the shares in Outotec Oyj for approximately EUR 91 million. Average purchase price of the shares was EUR 39.1 per share. Outotec is one of the world's leading technology and service providers for the mining and metals industries. "Outotec fits well into Solidium's portfolio GlobeNewswire

AMG schedule for fourth quarter 2011 earnings release
Amsterdam, 7 March 2012 --- AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. ("AMG", EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") will release its fourth quarter 2011 financial results on Wednesday, 14 March 2012 at approximately 07:00 CET.AMG will host a conference call to discuss its financial results for fourth quarter 2011 on same day at 08:30 CET (07:30 GMT / 03:30 EDT). GlobeNewswire

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