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Lakshmi Mittal drops out of Forbes' top ten rich list for first time
Indian-origin steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal has slipped to the 20th position on the Forbes list of the world's exclusive billionaires' club with a 20.7 billion dollar wealth, after losing 10.4 billion dollars in the past year. ANI

Apple's new iPad must 'shatter records' if shares are to keep rising: Analysts
Apple's newest version of the iPad must "shatter records" if shares are to keep surging, analysts have warned. ANI

CASBAA India Forum 2012: Digitisation and Beyond
Despite a nearly US$7 billion multichannel TV market, only 60% of India's vast population owns a television. The CASBAA India Forum 2012: Beyond Digital, staged on 20 March 2012 at the Shangri-La Hotel, New Delhi, will examine important issues affecting multichannel TV in India ACN Newswire

Environmental Biotechnologist wins Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2012
Singapore International Water Week today announced that Prof Mark van Loosdrecht has been awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2012 for his breakthrough contributions in creating sustainable solutions in the field of wastewater treatment ACN Newswire

The Key to Drug Discovery Success
The combination of a highly innovative and well-validated target is the key to project success, says Riccardo Isola, Chief Executive Officer, Accelera. From a sponsor company at the upcoming marcus evans Discovery Summit 2012, in Cannes, France, 22 -23 March, Isola offers his insight into drug discovery, and how pharmaceutical and biotech companies can add value, reduce costs and innovate ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Offers Standard Compatibility between its HOPE/EGMAIN-RX System and "HumanBridge"
Fujitsu today announced that HOPE/EGMAIN-RX, its electronic medical record (EMR) system, has been upgraded with a new function that enables outpatient clinics to cross-reference medical data with other institutions by utilizing HumanBridge, Fujitsu's SaaS-based regional medical network, and other regional medical networks ACN Newswire

Cumulative Toyota Philippine Production to Reach 500,000 Units
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation (TMP), TMC's production and sales base in the Philippines, held a ceremony today at its plant here to mark cumulative production of 500,000 vehicles, a milestone to be reached within this month.Attendees at the ceremony included Secretary of the Presidential Communications Operations Office Herminio B ACN Newswire

Active Recruitment in Korea as Asia Remains Cautious - Robert Walters
Robert Walters, one of the world's leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies, has released its 2012 Salary Survey. Now in its 13th edition, the annual Robert Walters Global Salary Survey has been helping clients and job-seekers determine current salaries for professional careers in Korea and across our network of 23 countries worldwide ACN Newswire

3rd Annual Green Fuels & Vehicles China 2012 to be held 15-16 May in Shanghai
The third annual Green Fuels & Vehicles China 2012 will be convened on May 15-16 in Shanghai, China, This year's event will highlight the roadmap of new energy vehicles, policy incentives, infrastructure, power supply, advanced technologies and successful business models, connected vehicles and telematics, and so on ACN Newswire

Corn Products International Presents at Citi-Deutsche Bank Consumer Staples Field Trip in Mexico City
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 ACN Newswire

Jennings Capital Increases Target Price on Geodrill Limited (TSX:GEO) Based on Stronger Revenue & Adjusted Earnings - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, March 7, 2012 - Jennings Capital analyst, Russell Stanley, has increased his 12 month target for Geodrill Limited (TSX:GEO) from $4.50 to $5.25, following reported revenue and adjusted earnings, that were both stronger than forecast. Adjusted earnings were approximately $0.09 a share, well ahead of the forecast of $0.03 a share.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

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Campbell Soup Company: Doing More with Less in the Legal Sector
Litigation and e-Discovery costs are increasing, therefore we must learn to do more with less, says Faith R. Greenfield, Vice President of Legal, Chief Litigation Counsel, Campbell Soup Company ACN Newswire

Saxo Bank Continues to Profit
Saxo Bank's operating income increased 6% in 2011 to reach DKK 3.53 billion, compared to DKK 3.34 billion in 2010. The Bank continued to invest in developing the business which meant that staff costs and administrative expenses increased 12%. Thus, net profit was DKK 618 million, down 4% from the previous record year. EBITDA of DKK 1.16 billion increased 4% compared to 2010. MarketWire

Energy Playing a Vital Role in the Economy
In a report by the World Economic Forum released yesterday highlighting the crucial part the oil and gas sector plays in the economy, it reports the US oil and gas industry created 37,000 direct jobs and 111,000 indirect jobs in 2011, generating 9% of all new US jobs last year. The report also noted that US oil and gas extraction industries grew at a 4.5% rate in 2011, compared with a 1 MarketWire

Farmers Insurance Announces Appointment of Larry Pratt to Head of Distribution for California
Larry Pratt, currently Farmers Vice President of Sales, has been appointed as the Head of Distribution for California. MarketWire

Abundant Recreation at Rosedale in Azusa Makes Every Day a Walk in the Park
The recent opening of Citrus Grove Park has brought more exciting opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors at Rosedale, San Gabriel Valley's fastest selling master-planned community MarketWire

Don't Wait Another Minute -- Final Two Homes for Sale at Canopy Lane by William Lyon Homes
As the saying goes, all good things must end. Buyers who have their heart set on a new Canopy Lane home must get moving now -- the final two floorplans are selling at this gated South Coast Metro enclave by William Lyon Homes. Don't miss this perfectly located neighborhood near business and pleasure MarketWire

Essex Property Trust to Present at 2012 Citigroup Global Property CEO Conference
Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS) announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael J. Schall, will participate in a roundtable presentation at the 2012 Citigroup Global Property CEO Conference in Palm Beach, Florida on Monday, March 12, 2012 at 8:50 a.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

AdCare Health Systems Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADK), a leading long-term care provider, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

CafePress Giving Away One Million 2012 Candidate Bumper Stickers to Voters
As voters across ten states geared up and voted for their favorite Republican candidate on Super Tuesday, CafePress today announced the March 6th launch of their One Million Bumper Sticker Giveaway MarketWire

Cease Trade Order Revoked; GMR Global Mineral Resources Corp. Receives Revocation Order from British Columbia Securities Commission
GMR Global Mineral Resources Corp. (FRANKFURT: GLLN) is pleased to announce that the company has received a Revocation Order from the executive director of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC); revoking the Cease Trade Order that was issued by the BCSC on October 14th, 2011. MarketWire

Special Issue of the Richmond Fed's Economic Quarterly Explores Modern Macroeconomic Theory
The great recession of 2007--2009 has generated significant external criticism of the way economists study and try to understand aggregate economic outcomes MarketWire

Farmers Insurance Mobile Command Center Bus and Mock Tornado House Featured at First-Ever National Tornado Preparedness Summit in Oklahoma City
Farmers Insurance Group of Companies® is proud to participate in the first-ever National Tornado Preparedness Summit March 11-13 in Oklahoma City at the Cox Convention Center, Oklahoma City. MarketWire

Brookfield Office Properties Sells Its Share in Altius Centre, Calgary
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) today announced that it, together with its Canadian Office Fund partners, sold the Altius Centre office building in downtown Calgary for C$179.8M. Brookfield had owned a 25% interest in the building. MarketWire

Salem Communications to Present at ROTH Capital Partners 24th Annual Growth Stock Conference
Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, announced today that the Company will present at the 24th Annual ROTH Capital Partners Conference being held March 11-14 at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Dana Point, CA MarketWire

Golden Minerals Reports 2011 Year-End Results
Golden Minerals Company ("Golden Minerals" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: AUMN) (TSX: AUM) announces 2011 year-end results. MarketWire

ASML, EADS Executives Named Best in Europe According to Institutional Investor
The executive teams of ASML Holdings and European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. have won top honors in Institutional Investor's All-Europe Executive Team, an exclusive ranking of best CEOs, CFOs, investor-relations professionals and IR programs, which was just published. MarketWire

DairiConcepts' Parmesan Cheese Receives World-Class Award
At the 2012 World Championship Cheese Contest held March 5 - 7, 2012 in Madison, Wisconsin, DairiConcepts received the second highest ranking in the Parmesan Cheese category. The biennial, globally-renowned contest contained approximately 2,500 entries from around the world representing more than 80 categories of cheese and butter. A panel of 40 experts selected from 17 nations and 10 U.S MarketWire

CubeSmart to Present at Citi 2012 Global Property CEO Conference
CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE), a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust focused on self-storage facilities, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Dean Jernigan and President and Chief Investment Officer Christopher Marr will participate in a roundtable presentation at the Citi 2012 Global Property CEO Conference in Palm Beach, Florida. MarketWire

Reinforce Your Brand at Trade Shows With Customized Promotional Products by EmbroidMe
Trade shows are valuable marketing tools for many businesses. But not maximizing each visual encounter at a trade show is a missed branding opportunity. Customized promotional products will provide your company with a consistent visual branding message. Trade shows are a considerable investment in resources -- human and financial -- and should be planned for accordingly. MarketWire

Corvirtus Announces Market's First Professionalism Assessment
Corvirtus, a provider of innovative, science-based measurements and services for a range of talent processes, announces the availability of LEAP, the market's first professionalism self-assessment tool. MarketWire

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

LiqTech Completes Initial Closing of Public Offering
LiqTech International, Inc. (OTCQX: LIQT) (OTCBB: LIQT) ("LiqTec") today announced it has successfully completed the initial closing of the previously announced registered public offering of its common stock. MarketWire

Wheat Thins Urges NCAA Basketball(R) Fans to "Do What You Do"
Wheat Thins, the brand known for encouraging consumers to embrace every experience, no matter how big or small, is celebrating NCAA Basketball fans across the country by issuing tips for covertly viewing NCAA® March Madness® games at work. The move is part of the brand's "Do What You Do" campaign and its role as the official cracker of the NCAA. MarketWire

Farmers Insurance Participates in First-Ever National Tornado Preparedness Summit in Oklahoma City
With 2011's tornado outbreaks reaching record breaking loss of life and property damage, and major tornado outbreaks early this year taking the lives of 37 people, Farmers Insurance is proud to participate in the first-ever National Tornado Preparedness Summit March 11-13 in Oklahoma City. MarketWire

Madonna, Jeremy Lin Headline Top Events Rankings for February
Following an entertaining halftime show at Super Bowl XLVI, Madonna has been successful selling tickets to her upcoming tour, catapulting the pop icon to the top of TicketNews' Top Events rankings, as compiled from February 1-29. MarketWire

Cytori Provides Strategic Outlook, Near Term Objectives and Reports Year-End 2011 Results
In 2011, Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) achieved important objectives towards validating Celution® technology in multiple large market indications, clarified the U.S. cardiovascular pathway with FDA, and raised cash to fund 2012 objectives MarketWire

BIOLASE Reports Fourth Quarter, Year-End Results
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI) MarketWire

Euroseas Ltd. to Present at the 6th Annual Capital Link Invest in International Shipping Forum
Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA), an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced today that Mr. Aristides Pittas, the Chairman and CEO of Euroseas, will be presenting at the 6th Annual Capital Link Invest in International Shipping Forum in New York City on Monday, March 19, 2012. MarketWire

Salem Communications Announces Initiation of Quarterly Dividend Payment
Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized and declared a quarterly dividend in the amount of $0.035 per share of its Class A and Class B common stock. MarketWire

Salem Communications Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Total Revenue of $57.1 Million
Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, released its results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Bechtel-Sponsored Teams to Compete in FIRST(R) Robotics Competition
Eighteen high school teams sponsored by Bechtel are competing in this year's FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®), a high-tech sporting event featuring robots designed and built by students. Bechtel employees in the United States and Canada mentored students and provided technical guidance as the teams created robots that will compete in basketball games called "Rebound Rumble." MarketWire

Implant Sciences Announces Resignation of Bruce R. Bower
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, announces the resignation of Bruce R. Bower, on March 2, 2012. Mr. Bower had served as the Company's Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing since August 2010 MarketWire

Silver Proving Its Mettle in 2012
Sturdy investment demand has pushed the silver price up 20 percent in the first ten weeks of 2012, outperforming platinum, palladium and gold during the period. MarketWire

Aberdeen Publishes Financial Management, IT Infrastructure, SCM, Marketing Effectiveness research
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the publication of new research reports from its Financial Mangement and GRC, IT Infrastructure, Supply Chain Management, Marketing Effectiveness and Strategy, and Enterprise Applications research practices. MarketWire

Summer Infant, Inc. Announces Hire of Interim CFO
Summer Infant, Inc. ("Summer Infant" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SUMR), a global leader in premium juvenile products, today announced the hire and appointment of Edmund J. Schwartz as Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective March 12, 2012. Mr. Schwartz replaces former CFO Joseph Driscoll, who left the employ of the Company on March 2, 2011. MarketWire

BIOLASE Chief Executive Officer to Continue at Rate of $1.00 Annual Salary
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Federico Pignatelli will continue at an annual salary compensation of $1.00 only. MarketWire

Covanta Holding Corporation Announces Meeting and Record Dates for Its 2012 Annual Meeting
Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta") announced that its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on May 9, 2012, at the Company's corporate headquarters, which are located at 445 South Street, Morristown, New Jersey. The Board of Directors set March 12, 2012 as the record date for holders of Covanta's common stock authorized to vote at such Annual Meeting of Stockholders. MarketWire

Zumiez Inc. Announces Record Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ) a leading specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today reported record results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 28, 2012. MarketWire

Wolf Gang Reveals Extensive US Itinerary; Acclaimed British Group Slates Range of Live Dates, Including Coachella and Upcoming Coldplay Tour; Eagerly Awaited Double Bill With Miike Snow Set for April 18th at Los Angeles' El Rey Theatre; Debut Album, "SUEGO FAULTS," Available Now; Includes the Sirius
Elektra recording group Wolf Gang has announced a wide-ranging schedule of U.S. live dates, including headline shows, festival appearances, and a support slot on Coldplay's hugely anticipated summer tour. MarketWire

Bridge Bank Expands Boston Office, Hires Chris Perkins as Vice President
Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, a full-service business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley, announced today it hired Chris Perkins as vice president, relationship manager for the Northeast region. Mr MarketWire

Aberdeen Publishes Business Intelligence, Global Supply, Communications, Data Management Research
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the publication of new research reports from its Business Intelligence, Global Supply Management, Collaboration and Integrated Communications, and Enterprise Data Management research practices. MarketWire

Good Sam Enterprises Headquarters Relocating From Southern California to Chicago Area
Good Sam Enterprises, LLC (GSE) is relocating its executive headquarters from Ventura, California to Lincolnshire, Illinois. The planned move was announced today by Chairman & CEO Marcus Lemonis. MarketWire

American Infrastructure Named 2011 Contractor of the Year by Associated Builders & Contractors
American Infrastructure, a leading heavy civil construction company and materials supplier, announced today that it has been named the 2011 Contractor of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The award was presented on February 22 at ABC's 22nd Annual Excellence in Construction and National Safety Excellence Award program in Phoenix, Ariz. MarketWire

fun. Is Number 1! "We Are Young (Feat. Janelle Monae)" Rockets to the Top of Billboard's "Hot 100": "SOME NIGHTS" Makes Top 3 Debut on Billboard 200, as Critical Acclaim Continues From All Corners; Sold Out Headline Tour Currently Underway, With Jam-Packed SXSW Schedule Slated for Next Week
fun. has ascended to the #1 spot on Billboard's "Hot 100" with their breakthrough hit single, "We Are Young (Feat. Janelle Monáe)." The track is one of the many highlights found on the band's newly released Fueled By Ramen debut album, "SOME NIGHTS," which has entered Billboard's "Top Current Albums" chart at #2 while also making a top 3 entry onto the Billboard 200. MarketWire

SavATree Offers Tips for Landscape Care After a Mild Winter
With a relatively small amount of snow accumulation, the winter of 2012 stood in sharp contrast to the record-breaking winter of 2011. Without this snow cover or "white fertilizer" to act as insulation, lawns were left exposed to strong winter winds resulting in desiccation, or extreme drying MarketWire

Green Equity Holdings, Inc. Files 10-K and 10-Q Forms With the SEC and Is Now Compliant and Trading on the OTC-QB
Green Equity Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CXTO) (the "Company") is pleased to report the completion and filing of its Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011 and the Form 10-Q for the first three quarters of fiscal year 2011 with the SEC on March 7, 2012. MarketWire

PXT Money to Give BU Hockey East Quarterfinal Fans $8 Free for Concession Stand, or Food & Drinks After the Games This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
PXT Money, a mobile payment app and rewards company, will be the payment method of choice at Agganis Arena this Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the Sweet Tooth concession stand, for hot dogs, sweets, pretzels, popcorn, and drinks. PXT Money is safer than cash, debit, or credit cards, is completely free to use, and promises to make concession stand lines move faster. MarketWire

GOVERNING Launches New Data Site
GOVERNING today announced the launch of a new site, GOVERNING DATA, which pulls together the data available on topics of interest to state and local governments. The site is accessible online at www.governing.com/data. MarketWire

Top RE/MAX Real Estate Global Broker Uses RPost for Clients' Protection
Christine Sams, a leading RE/MAX Seattle Global Broker, uses RPost, the inventor of Registered Email® services, to protect her clients' interests when sending notices that have time critical deadlines. "Registered Email messages give me the legal delivery proof and time stamped records I need to protect my clients MarketWire

Discover a Pot of Gold Entertainment in Sin City With VEGAS.com's St. Patrick's Day Celebrations
Get a taste of the Emerald Isle this St. Patrick's Day as the VEGAS.com experts kiss the Blarney Stone and offer the top holiday celebrations on the Strip. Whether you're of Irish descent or choose to be an honorary leprechaun for the day, shamrocks and green beer are in abundant supply in Sin City for the ultimate St. Patrick's Day trip that will make friends green with envy. VEGAS MarketWire

The Joy Factory Introduces New Generation iPad(TM) Suite of Accessories
The Joy Factory, Inc. today unveiled a suite of digital companion products to complement Apple's new third generation iPad™. The product suite includes the latest versions of the Company's four popular digital accessories: the SmartSuit3, SmartFit3, Folio360 III, and Klick series of stands and mounts MarketWire

Middlesex Water Company Reports 2011 Operating Results
Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ: MSEX) ("Middlesex" or the "Company"), a provider of water, wastewater and related services, primarily in New Jersey and Delaware, today announced net income for the year ended December 31, 2011 was $13.4 million, down 6.2% from $14.3 million, for the same period in 2010. On a fully diluted basis, earnings per share were $0.84 for 2011, compared to $0.96 in 2010. MarketWire

Expedia Overhauls Hotel Reviews
Expedia.com®, the world's leading online travel agency, today announced a thorough overhaul of its hotel reviews feature, incorporating new improvements that will make its collection of verified hotel reviews more accessible and relevant to prospective travelers. As part of this overhaul, Expedia will incorporate all the verified reviews from its sister company, Hotels MarketWire

Cobra Electronics Takes Center Stage at SXSW Festival With Cool Products for Music, Film and Gadget Enthusiasts
Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and marketer of award-winning mobile and consumer electronics, today announced its plans and event sponsorships for the upcoming SXSW Music Festival taking place in Austin, TX. The event, which has grown to encompass the convergence of music with the film, interactive media and technology industries, takes place March 9-18, 2012. MarketWire

Malibu Horizon's Addiction Treatment Authority Dr. Akikur Mohammad Cautions Public About Recovery Role Models
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Bosch Dishwashers Ranked No. 1 and a "Best Buy" by a Leading Consumer Publication
Bosch home appliances is proud to announce that the Bosch Ascenta dishwasher has earned the No. 1 ranking and is recommended as a "best buy" by a leading consumer publication. Showcasing a commitment to blending high performance with tremendous value, this recognition marks the 14th time that a Bosch dishwasher has received the No. 1 ranking. MarketWire

Invest Atlanta to Ring the Opening NASDAQ Bell on March 9
Invest Atlanta President & CEO Brian McGowan will ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square on March 9, 2012. Mr. McGowan will be accompanied by more than 20 cutting-edge Atlanta-based technology companies, as they promote the emerging tech industry cluster and hidden tech sector. MarketWire

CardioKinetix Demonstrates Positive Results in German Sub-Study Using the Parachute(TM) for Percutaneous Ventricular Restoration Therapy in the Treatment of Ischemic Heart Failure
CardioKinetix Inc., a medical device company that has developed a novel transcatheter implant called the Parachute™ Ventricular Partitioning Device (Parachute™), announced today that a German sub-study from the PARACHUTE Cohort B trial continued to show positive results after heart failure patients were treated with the Parachute™. The results were presented today by Dr MarketWire

Over 14,000 Tornado Real-Time Alerts Sent to 2GIG's Home Security Panels Last Weekend
Most homeowners rely on security panels just to warn them of break-ins. However, last weekend, over 14,000 customers with 2GIG Technologies' Go!Control and Alarm.com's interactive service received real-time severe weather alerts issued by the National Weather Service about tornado activity MarketWire

IIT to Hold 8th Annual Real-Time Communications Conference & Expo Sept. 10 - 12, 2012 on Their Main Campus in Chicago
The Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) announced today that its Real-Time Communications Conference (RTC) and Expo, the conference where industry and academia connect, will take place September 10 - 12, 2012 on their main campus in Chicago, IL. In its eighth year, IIT RTC Conference is a globally recognized collaborative event MarketWire

America's Most Trusted Medical Alerts Provider, Elderly Alerts, Offers Unprecedented 30 Day Free Trial
America's Most Trusted Medical Alerts Provider, Elderly Alerts, offers a 30 day free trial to allow consumers to see why Elderly Alerts is the best in the business. Elderly Alerts has a well earned reputation for being the most reliable medical alerts provider in the United States, assisting seniors who wish to remain at home during their golden years with a first-class medical alert service. MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Company Schedules Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage") (NYSE Amex: VTG) today announced that it will conduct a call at 10:00 AM Eastern Time on March 15, 2012 to discuss operating results for the fourth quarter 2011 and recent developments. Vantage will release earnings before the market opens on March 15, 2012. To access the conference call, U.S MarketWire

TechLaw Solutions Addition of Veteran Managed Review Services Team to Provide Increased Efficiencies for e-Discovery Clients
TechLaw Solutions is expanding the scope of e-Discovery services it provides by extending its data review capabilities with Managed Review services. MarketWire

Media Alert: Uniquify Named Silver Sponsor of the Common Platform Technology Forum 2012
Common Platform Technology Forum 2012 MarketWire

Janet Moyer Landscaping Offers Advice for Homeowners to Keep Street Trees Healthy
As the city of San Francisco makes plans to transfer the care of hundreds of street trees to residents, certified arborist and executive vice president Michael Hofman of Janet Moyer Landscaping (JML) in San Francisco, offers these suggestions to help residents in their care: MarketWire

BigMarker.com Selects MediaFirst to Create Buzz & Awareness Prior to SXSW
MediaFirst, a full-service inbound marketing and PR agency that builds brands, grows audiences, and generates leads with strategy-driven, targeted communications, announces being chosen by BigMarker.com to generate buzz and build awareness prior to SXSW. BigMarker.com provides social conferencing and collaboration tools for Communities, allowing them to meet, organize, and grow. MarketWire

SmithGroupJJR Hires Jon Romig, Strengthens Laboratory Planning Expertise
SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation's largest architecture, engineering and planning firms, has hired Jon Romig as leader of the planning group in its Detroit office. MarketWire

GMR Global Mineral Resources Corp. Receives Assays Up to 39.4 g/t Gold for Rock Samples Recovered from Red Elephant Property
GMR Global Mineral Resources Corp. (FRANKFURT: GLLN) is pleased to announce that it has received assays from ACME Analytical Laboratories (Vancouver) Ltd. for seventeen samples recovered during the summer 2011 sampling program completed on the Red Elephant property. MarketWire

Metricus IT Performance Management Report Now Available
For the fourth consecutive year, Metricus, ITpreneurs' solution for taking control of IT performance, is releasing the findings of its "Trends in IT Performance Management" survey. CEOs, CIOs, project managers and consultants, among others from across the world, weighed in on key success factors and shortcomings in the IT industry. MarketWire

Cast a Vote for Your Favorite Top Cheese
(Family Features) With all the political rhetoric of 2012, why not get into the action and vote for some of your favorite foods as well? Getting into the spirit of the election year, Cheez-It crackers is asking Americans to support their favorite candidate by casting a vote for their favorite top cheese. MarketWire

Demartek Publishes Evaluation of SMART Storage Systems XceedStor SSD
Demartek announces its evaluation of the SMART Storage Systems XceedStor 500S SSD. MarketWire

Simple Steps to Home Safety
(Family Features) Keeping your home and family safe is a high priority. If home fires, break-ins or weather-related disasters have you worried, here are some simple steps you can take to make your home a safer place. MarketWire

X-Change Corporation Forms Wholly Owned Subsidiary Cress Oil
X-Change Corporation (OTCQB: XCHC) (PINKSHEETS: XCHC) announced today the formation of a wholly owned subsidiary, Cress Oil, Inc. Cress is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company headquartered in Houston, Texas. MarketWire

Protect Your Family Against Foreign Lottery Fraud
(Family Features) Every year thousands of Americans fall prey to scammers, with the elderly and disabled being the most vulnerable to their schemes. Luckily, there are safeguards in place to protect you, and to provide crucial guidance for spotting scams that could be targeting your family. The U.S MarketWire

Wholesome, Naturally Delicious Meals Made Easy
(Family Features) When you've got a lot on your plate, it can be hard to put wholesome, great-tasting food on your family's plates. Planning meals around simple, tasty ingredients can make mealtime a lot easier on you -- and a lot better for them. MarketWire

Tips and Tricks to Get Your Home Clean
(Family Features) Following winter months spent indoors, it's important to take the time to get rid of the dust, dirt and allergens that accumulate in your house. Use these tips to get your home organized and clean: MarketWire

Power Assure to Showcase Data Center Energy Management Software at DatacenterDynamics Converged Conference
Power Assure®, Inc., a data center energy management solutions provider, today announced it will feature its EM/4™ energy management software at the DatacenterDynamics Converged Conference on March 13 in New York City at the Marriott Marquis. MarketWire

Redknee Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid
Redknee Solutions Inc. (TSX: RKN). Redknee announced acceptance by the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") of the Company's notice of intention to make a normal course issuer bid (the "Bid") in the open market through the facilities of the TSX. MarketWire

Agrium Advanced Technologies(R) Announces Expansion at ESN(R) Production Facility in New Madrid, Missouri
Agrium Advanced Technologies® ("AAT") announced today the start of construction for its production expansion project at the ESN® ("ESN") facility in New Madrid, Missouri. MarketWire

Luminart Corp. [Lump.Pk] Posts Better Than Expected Year End Earnings
Luminart Corp. (PINKSHEETS: LUMP) has posted their end of year financials reflecting $1.35 million in revenue. MarketWire

Fresh and Festive
(Family Features) Between engagement parties, bridal showers and brunches with new family and friends, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate the happy couple. Why not bring a taste of the tropics to your celebrations with mangos? MarketWire

Unlock Your Child's Reading Potential
(Family Features) For many parents, encouraging their child to become an active reader can be difficult. And because each child learns at a different pace, it can be hard for parents to determine how to best further their child's reading skill growth. MarketWire

Low-Cost Ways to Market Your Business
(Family Features) Just like any good sports team, every business needs a good coach. Marketing consultant John Jantsch, bestselling author of "Duct Tape Marketing" and "The Referral Engine," has some low-cost ideas that will help you create a strong message and communicate it to the right people. MarketWire

Simba Information: Global Professional Publishing Industry to Grow 3% in 2012
Publishing forecast firm Simba Information reveals the global market for professional publishing products and services, led by the legal, science/technical and medical (STM) segments, will grow 3% through 2012, reaching $41.4 billion MarketWire

eQuest Releases Employment Index Results for February 2012
eQuest today announced its employment findings for February 2012 as published in its Employment Index, which can be viewed in its entirety at: MarketWire

Ways to Work Unveils Key Findings of ICF International's 2011 Program Evaluation at National Press Club
WHAT:Next week, Ways to Work, a unique national program that provides affordable loans to working families with challenging credit histories, will release results from ICF International's 2011 evaluation of the program MarketWire

FrostByte Media Inc. Confirms April 24, 2012 Release of Saukrates New Album, "Season One"
The highly anticipated release of Saukrates' new album, "Season One," is due out on April 24, 2012. The album includes musical collaborations with the artistic likes of Redman, K-OS, Tasha the Amazon (Candy Coated Killas) and Richie Hennessey. MarketWire

Beyond Contact Centers Selects Digerati for Its Cloud Communication System
Digerati Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: DTGI) (OTCQB: DTGI), an established and award-winning provider of cloud communication services, announced today that Beyond Contact Centers, an international and multilingual call center operator, has selected Digerati for its cloud-based communication system MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems to Feature Cutting-Edge Communications Technology at Satellite 2012 Conference
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it will be exhibiting at Satellite 2012, which will take place March 12 - 14 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC MarketWire

PHCC of MA 2012 Industry Education Program and Trade Show -- March 9th & 10th
PHCC of Massachusetts is pleased to present the 2012 Industry Education Program and Trade Show -- the Commonwealth's largest and longest running Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Industry event. Themed "Without PHCC-MA you Stand Alone," this year's gathering will be a celebration of the past, present and future of the Plumbing Heating and Cooling Industry. MarketWire

Mitchell Launches Risk and Performance Optimization Unit to Drive Innovation in Insurance Claims
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced the launch of its Risk and Performance Optimization (RPO) solutions unit, intended to position Mitchell as a leader in advanced analytics serving the insurance claims industry MarketWire

WCG Announces Creation of W2O Group, a Network of Complementary Consulting Firms to Foster Talent, Entrepreneurialism and New Ventures
WCG, an independent integrated global communications firm, today announced the creation of W2O Group, which will become the newly-formed parent company of WCG and two new firms, Twist and W2O Ventures MarketWire

Guggenheim Partners Deploys Workday Financial Management and Human Capital Management
Workday Inc., the leader in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for global human resources (HR), payroll, and financial management, today announced that Guggenheim Partners LLC has deployed Workday Financial Management and Human Capital Management MarketWire

Cloudera Announces HBaseCon 2012, the Industry's First Apache HBase Community Conference
Cloudera will be hosting HBaseCon 2012 in San Francisco on May 22, 2012. HBaseCon is the first industry conference for Apache HBase users, contributors, administrators and application developers MarketWire

LANE PR Launches National Consumer PR Campaign to Promote Natural Turf
LANE PR, an independently owned, national public relations agency, has been named agency of record for the Oregon Ryegrass, Tall Fescue and Fine Fescue Commissions. LANE PR was selected from a field of multiple agencies to run a large national consumer campaign touting the benefits of natural turf. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Introduces AC Polypropylene Film Capacitor With Wide Capacitance Range From 1 to 70 Microfarads and Long Life Greater Than 60,000 Hours
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced a new high-performance metallized AC polypropylene film capacitor featuring a wide capacitance range from 1 to 70 microfarads, long life greater than 60,000 hours, and voltage ratings up to 350 V. A 440 V version is under development. MarketWire

Carbon and Arteris Partner to Deliver Interconnect Models to SoC Designers
Carbon Design Systems and Arteris, Inc., the inventor and leading supplier of network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect intellectual property (IP) solutions, announced today they have implemented a partnership agreement that enables accurate models of Arteris NoC interconnect IP to be generated, managed and distributed using the Carbon IP Exchange web portal. MarketWire

BEIRENS Selects MSC Software's SimXpert to Develop Chimneys That Withstand Wind and Earthquakes
MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced that BEIRENS, a leading manufacturer of chimneys for district heating, industrial processes and energy generation, has selected SimXpert, MSC Software's multidisciplinary simulation solution. MarketWire

Industry Leading Mobile Talent Management Applications From Peoplefluent to Be Available for New 4G-Equipped iPad
Peoplefluent™, an industry-leading Talent Management solutions provider, today announced that its mobile Talent Management applications, enabling executives, managers and HR professionals to manage talent in real-time will be available for the New iPad leveraging its 4G connection speed and advanced Retina display. The apps will be available for download on the App Store. MarketWire

Ben Franklin to Invest $330,873 in PA Technology Companies
The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) board approved the investment of $330,873 in regional companies. BFTP/NEP is an award-winning, state-funded economic development organization that links early-stage technology firms and established manufacturers with experts, universities, funding, and other resources to help them prosper through innovation. MarketWire

Covanta Energy Creates Strategic Alliance With Steinert US for Non-Ferrous Metal Recovery and Recycling Systems
Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a leading global owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste projects, today announced a strategic alliance with Steinert US, Inc. for non-ferrous metal recovery systems MarketWire

DRS Technologies Awarded $31.9 Million for Service and Support of Mast Mounted Sight on Kiowa Warrior Helicopter
DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced its Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition (RSTA) Group has received a $31.9 million award from the U.S. Army for program support, field service and logistics related to the DRS Mast Mounted Sight (MMS) on the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter. MarketWire

DRS Technologies Awarded $68.7 Million for Highly Mobile Fuel Storage and Distribution System
DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced its Sustainment Systems division has been awarded a $68.7M contract for Tank Rack Modules (TRM) for the U.S. Army's Modular Fuel System (MFS). MarketWire

My Own Sports Teams With Sage to Offer Its Customers a Secure, Integrated, PCI Compliant Credit Card Payments Environment
Sage North America today announced Tustin, Calif.-based My Own Sports, a leader in online sports tournament and league management, has joined the Sage Payment Solutions Development Partner Program MarketWire

National Car Rental's Emerald Club Marks 25 Years of Customer Choice, Convenience
National Car Rental, the premier car rental brand for business travel, this month celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Emerald Club, the car rental industry's first frequent renter program. The Emerald Club launched on St. Patrick's Day in 1987 MarketWire

Aberdeen Publishes Retail, Manufacturing, Financial Management, ERP Research Reports
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the publication of new research reports from its Retail and Consumer Markets, Manufacturing, Financial Management & GRC, and Enterprise Resource Planning research practices. MarketWire

Aberdeen Publishes Customer Management, Enterprise Apps, GSM, SCM, Marketing Effectiveness Research
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the publication of new research reports from its Customer Management, Enterprise Applications, Global Supply Management, Supply Chain Management, and Marketing Effectiveness and Strategy research practices. MarketWire

Aparagon Technology and Lions Bay Media Announce the Recruitment of Veteran Marketer Dan VanOrman
Aparagon Technology Inc. ("Aparagon"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Lions Bay Media Inc., is pleased to announce the addition of Dan VanOrman as President. Mr MarketWire

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Y-Prime Introduces Prime eMVR (TM) and Prime IxR (TM) Systems
Y-Prime Technologies LLC, a premier eClinical products and consulting company, is introducing two new software solutions, Prime eMVR™ and Prime IxR ™, that will optimize management and enhance performance of global clinical trials. MarketWire

Orion Music + More Fortifies Line Up
Metallica, in conjunction with friends C3 Presents, today announced line up additions for Orion Music + More, the two day festival created by Metallica that will take place on June 23rd and 24th at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ. MarketWire

Omnigon Communications Honored at the Second Annual Social Media Influencer Awards
Omnigon Communications, LLC, creative technology specialists, were honored on February 15th at the second annual Social Media Influencer Awards put on by Social Media Society. Omnigon took home an award for their work on the Charlie Sheen Roast second screen experience. MarketWire

Media Advisory: Cadence Invites Media, Industry Analysts to CDNLive! March 13 for Insights, Updates From Cadence and Partners
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) MarketWire

CNH Announces Strategic Partnership With Orkel AS
CNH, a global leader in the agricultural and construction equipment businesses, today announced a long term strategic partnership with Orkel AS, the Norwegian market leader in high performance fixed chamber round balers, compactors and tractor trailers. MarketWire

Russell Indexes: Russell Developed Europe Index Returned +14.7% From the ECB's First Announcement of LTRO (December 19th) Through March 5th
The Russell Developed Europe Index returned +14.7% from December 19th, when the first round of long term repurchase operations, or LTRO, was announced by the European Central Bank through March 5th.Within the index, Consumer Discretionary (+22.0%), Financial Services (+21.1%) and Materials & Processing (+19.4%) were the top performing sectors for this time period MarketWire

Andrew Lee Joins CloudBees as Vice President of Business Development
CloudBees, Inc., the Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation leader, today announced Andrew Lee, former director of strategy and corporate business development at VMware, has joined CloudBees as vice president of business development MarketWire

Larry Flynt and Hustler Hollywood Donate 50,000 Condoms to AIDS Project Los Angeles
Larry Flynt's retail chain Hustler Hollywood has donated 50,000 condoms to AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA). The condoms, wrapped singly and in packs of three, have been a staple at the Hustler Hollywood store for years. MarketWire

North Carolina Joins Mid-Atlantic Bio as Strategic Partner
The Mid-Atlantic Bio conference today announced that the North Carolina Biotechnology Center has joined the Virginia Biotechnology Association (VABIO), Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), and Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA) as a 2012 strategic partner MarketWire

Dachis Group Kicks Off 2012 Social Business Summit Global Series in Austin
Dachis Group, the world's leader in Social Business solutions, announced today the kickoff of the third annual Social Business Summit global series, taking place in Austin, Texas at the W Hotel. MarketWire

ContraFect Names Sol Barer Chairman of the Board
ContraFect Corporation announced today that Sol Barer, Ph.D. has been named the company's Chairman of the Board. Dr. Barer has been a director of ContraFect since 2011, and is taking over the role from Robert Nowinski, the company's founder and CEO. MarketWire

AssetWorks Case Study Featured in Aberdeen Group Analyst Insight
AssetWorks, a leader in Intelligent Workplace Management(SM), was recently featured in an Aberdeen Group Analyst Insight entitled "Embedded BI: Boosting Analytical Adoption and Engagement." The report focuses on the use of embedded BI and investigates the organizational impact of embedded BI on the broader problem domain of business analytics. MarketWire

Delhaize Group Appoints Pierre Bouchut as EVP and New Chief Financial Officer
This release has been re-published. The original communication by DelhaizeGroupwas published at 07:00 CET, but failed to reach some of the distributionpoints due to a technical error at Thomson Reuters MarketWire

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. to Present at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference
Navios Maritime Partners L.P. ("Navios Partners") (NYSE: NMM) announced today that members of its management team will be presenting at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference in New York City on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 9:30am local time. MarketWire

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. to Present at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference
Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. ("Navios Holdings") (NYSE: NM) announced today that members of its management team will be presenting at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference in New York City on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 8:45am local time. MarketWire

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation to Present at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference
Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation ("Navios Acquisition") (NYSE: NNA) announced today that members of its management team will be presenting at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference in New York City on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 10:25am local time. MarketWire

Remodeled Episodes Now Available on iTunes and Amazon
Cephas Holdings Corp (PINKSHEETS: CEHC) today announced that the reality series "Remodeled" is available on iTunes and Amazon. MarketWire

Convergence Ethanol Completes Acquisition of Choco Placer Mine
Convergence Ethanol (PINKSHEETS: CETH) (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has acquired the gold-platinum Choco Placer mining operation (the "Project") near Union Panamericano, Colombia. MarketWire

BullTrade Stock Alerts Maintain Hot Streak With 100% Perfect Trades in 2012
What separates winning and losing traders over the long term is proper trade management. The BullTrade.com "Stock Alert" service combines excellent stock picking (a proprietary system fine-tuned over 14 years) with excellent position management. The results have been fantastic. Since January 2003, over 96% of all closed-out trades have ended profitably MarketWire

Nexsan Forms Technology Alliance Partnership With Veeam to Optimize Storage for the Hypervisor-Independent Cloud
Nexsan, a leading independent provider of disk-based data storage systems, has formed a Technology Alliance Partnership with Veeam Software, an innovative provider of data protection, disaster recovery and management solutions for virtual datacenter environments MarketWire

Georgia Southwestern State University Launches New Website With Percussion Web Content Management Software; Optimizes Content Strategy and Improves Site Navigation
Percussion Software, a leading provider of Web Content Management and Content Marketing software, today announced that Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) launched its newest version of www.gsw.edu using Percussion's web content management (WCM) software MarketWire

9021PHO Announces That Greg Aghamanoukian Has Joined Their Award Winning Team as President of 9021PHO Restaurants LLC
Though many people might not think that the world of business acumen and the art of crafting fine Vietnamese cuisine go hand in hand, Greg Aghamanoukian and Chef Kimmy Tang know that they are indeed complementary to one another. This winning combination is poised to bring the 9021PHO restaurants into the spotlight, while supporting charitable movements within the community. MarketWire

Mobiquity CEO Bill Seibel to Share Perspective on Mobile Innovation and Its Impact on the Enterprise at Mobile Madness 2012
Mobiquity (http://mobiquityinc.com), a professional services firm specializing in the design, build, deployment and management of innovative enterprise-class mobile solutions, today announced its co-founder and CEO, Bill Seibel, will share his perspective on how mobile innovations are impacting overall business strategies at Xconomy Boston's fourth annual spring conference, "Mobile Madness 2012 MarketWire

Circle Star Energy Announces Agreement to Acquire Land & Minerals and Entry Into Kansas Based Oil Exploration
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 entry into an agreement to acquire certain lands prospective for oil exploration in Southern Kansas. MarketWire

Ziyang Ceramics Corporation Trading Symbol Changed to "ZYCI" Effective March 8, 2012
Ziyang Ceramics Corp. (OTCBB: ZYCI), a leading manufacturer of high quality interior porcelain tiles in China, announced today that its trading symbol on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board has been changed to "ZYCI" effective March 8,2012. MarketWire

BIOLASE Announces Appointment of William E. Brown to Vice President, Sales & Marketing
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that Vice President, International, William E. Brown has been promoted to Vice President, Sales & Marketing, effective immediately. In this position, Brown will report directly to Federico Pignatelli, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. MarketWire

DataXu Report: Prospecting Increases Scale and Effectiveness of Retargeting
DataXu (www.dataxu.com), provider of the industry's only fully-integrated enterprise digital marketing management (DMM) platform, today released its latest MarketPulse report that examines the effects of online Prospecting techniques when used in concert with retargeting to increase conversion volume MarketWire

TRC Joins Marcellus Shale Coalition
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) has joined the Marcellus Shale Coalition to support the responsible development of natural gas resources from the Marcellus and Utica geological formations. As an Associate Member, TRC will provide Coalition partners with environmental consulting and engineering expertise to help them successfully complete their projects and maintain compliance. MarketWire

Delhaize Group 2011 Results
This release has been re-published. The original communication by DelhaizeGroupwas published at 07:00 CET, but failed to reach some of the distributionpoints due to a technical error at Thomson Reuters. Financial Highlights 2011 (at identical exchange rates) » Group revenue growth of 4.6% (+2 MarketWire

InterSystems Names Winner of Worldwide Application Development Challenge
InterSystems Corporation, a worldwide leader in advanced database, integration and analytics technologies, today announced the winner of its third Globals Challenge contest. MarketWire

SynCardia Names New Chief Operating Officer
SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that Douglas Nutter has joined the company as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Nutter will oversee manufacturing, quality and engineering at SynCardia. MarketWire

AGI CEO Paul Graziani Wins Workforce Honors at Aviation Week and Space Technology Laureate Awards
Paul Graziani, CEO and co-founder of Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI), was awarded top honors for workforce excellence at the Aviation Week and Space Technology 2012 Laureate Awards in Washington, D.C., last evening. MarketWire

Fission Energy Corp. to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 24th Annual Growth Stock Conference on March 14, 2012
Fission Energy Corp. (TSX VENTURE: FIS)(OTCQX: FSSIF) ("Fission or "the Company") today announced that it will present at and attend one-on-one meetings with investors at the Roth Capital Partners 24th Annual Growth Stock Conference to be held in Dana Point, CA from March 11-14, 2012. Dev Randhawa, Chairman & CEO of Fission will present on Wednesday, March 14th at 12:30 pm. MarketWire

Aroway Energy Inc. Closes Strategic Acquisition in Peace River Arch
AROWAY ENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: ARW)(OTCQX: ARWJF) (www.arowayenergy.com) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company, together with its Joint Venture Partner (the "Partnership") have completed a strategic transaction acquiring 19.5 sections (12,480 acres) in its Peace River Arch core area from a public intermediate competitor MarketWire

Metso inaugurates new facilities in Araucaria, Brazil
Metso Corporation's press release on March 8, 2012 at 3 pm local Finnishtime Metso has inaugurated its new facilities in Brazil on March 8, 2012. Thenewfacilities, incorporating a machinery production and services unit and anadministrative office, are situated in Araucária, a metropolitan areaofCuritiba, in the state of Paraná MarketWire

The Mexico Fund, Inc. Declares Distribution
The Mexico Fund, Inc. (NYSE: MXF) announced today that the Board of Directors declared a distribution of $0.5960 per share to stockholders of record on April 10, 2012, which is payable in cash on April 24, 2012. This distribution is the first corresponding to the fiscal year 2012. MarketWire

BillMyParents CEO Mike McCoy Interviewed on CorporateProfile.com
Corporate Profile, LLC announced today that BillMyParents, Inc. (OTCQB: BMPI) (OTCBB: BMPI) CEO, was interviewed on www.CorporateProfile.com MarketWire

Chembio Diagnostics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2011 Financial Results
Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CEMI) (OTCQB: CEMI), a leader in point-of-care diagnostic tests for infectious diseases, today reported financial results for the three and 12 months ended December 31, 2011, including record revenues and earnings for the year. The 2011 results reflect the reversal of $5 MarketWire

United Way Miami Wine & Food Festival Set for Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Mary Brickell Village and Village of Merrick Park
Presented by American Express, the United Way Miami Wine & Food Festival, Miami's first and foremost charity wine and food festival, will take place Wednesday, April 18 through Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Mary Brickell Village and Village of Merrick Park MarketWire

College Bookstores Emerge as New Medium for Mobile Advertisers
TOUCH POINT TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, a mobile marketing company, announced today a nationwide deployment of its mobile technology to over 130 college campuses in what it dubs the "Campus Connection." MarketWire

Core-Mark Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results
Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: CORE) MarketWire

Sun Digital Promotes eRecycling When You Spring Clean
Sun Digital, Inc. is asking Ocala and Marion County to "Do The Right Thing When You Spring Clean" by hosting an electronics recycling charity event held in downtown Ocala, Florida. In 2011 the Sun Digital events, helped to recycle 5 tons of retired electronics keeping these toxic items out of local landfills. MarketWire

Meru and Wavelink Team Up to Bring Virtualized WLAN Solutions to Australian Enterprises
Meru Networks (NASDAQ: MERU) and its Australian distributor Wavelink today announced expansion plans in the Australian region with the addition of a dedicated team of Meru technical sales professionals comprising territory account managers and sales engineers MarketWire

MIT Agrees to $3.2 Million in Financing, Including the Issuance of $2 Million in Convertible Debentures and $1.2 Million in Debt Conversion
Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: MMTC) (OTCQB: MMTC) announces agreements to issue and sell up to $2 million of Senior Secured Convertible Debentures to Alpine MIT Partners, LLC ("Alpine") and convert up to $1.2 million of existing Convertible Debentures and Debt, primarily held by affiliates, into Common Stock MarketWire

Monstro Powers Social Music Chart SXSW Edition
Monstro (www.themonstro.com), the new music site that captures all music shared on Twitter to discover new artists, launches the Monstro Social Music Chart SXSW Edition. The chart provides attendees with instant, up-to-date information about the artists and music events that are trending at any given moment, the schedule and venues of music acts, which can be sorted by genre MarketWire

Whit.li Launches Collaborative Consumption API at SXSW
Whit.li today announced the launch of its public API to enable the most positive customer experience on both sides of a C2C transaction. The Whit.li API compares data on life-stage, demographics, rare interests, relative conscientiousness, agreeability and other personality traits. MarketWire

World Energy Solutions Achieves Record Revenue, Profit and Backlog
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Media Alert: WePay COO to Participate in SXSW Panel Discussion on the Future of Money
On Monday, March 12, WePay, the hassle-free way to collect payments online, will host a panel dedicated to The Future of Money. Rich Aberman, co-founder of WePay, will join the CEOs from Stripe and Fundly as well as Dan Rosen from Highland Capital Partners. The panel will be moderated by SVAngel founder David Lee. MarketWire

Compatible Home Care Names John Alderson COO
Compatible Home Care, a leading provider of in-home care services to senior and infirm clients and their families, today announced the addition of John Alderson to the Compatible Home Care executive team. MarketWire

Lantronix to Demonstrate Award-Winning xPrintServer-Network Edition at 24th Annual ROTH Capital Conference
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced that it will be demonstrating its new patent-pending xPrintServer, the first 'plug-and-print' solution for iPads® and iPhones®, at the 24th Annual ROTH Capital Conference, held from March 12-March 14, 2012, at the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, California. MarketWire

OCZ Technology Talos SAS SSDs to Be Deployed in Drobo's Business-Class Storage Systems
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced that the Drobo will utilize the OCZ Talos SAS SSD Series for integration into its B1200i iSCSI SAN solutions for business environments MarketWire

LeadMD Measures Marketing Automation Success for Clients; Companies Realize Millions in Additional Revenue and Nearly Double Leads
LeadMD, a marketing automation and CRM services company, for a 2011 Marketing Automation Benchmarking study, collected data from over 8,000 customer marketing programs implemented through the Marketo platform. These programs yielded more than $300 million in marketing-created, top-line revenue MarketWire

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Drobo Ease On-Ramp to the Cloud
Drobo, makers of the award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today announced that it has certified a new hybrid cloud storage solution with Amazon Web Services MarketWire

Phoenix Orthodontist Discusses Importance of Advanced Invisalign and Orthodontic Technology
Dr. Chris Murphy, an orthodontist in Phoenix, says keeping up with the latest techniques and technology in dental misalignment correction and orthodontics allows practices to provide their patients with the most effective solutions available. With a wide variety of orthodontic treatments ranging from Invisalign® to clear braces and Damon Braces, Dr MarketWire

TICC Announces Results of Operations for the Quarter and the Year Ended December 31, 2011 and Announces Quarterly Distribution of $0.27 per Share
TICC Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: TICC) announced today its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2011, and a distribution of $0.27 per share for the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

San Diego Cosmetic Dentist on Differences Between At-Home Teeth Whitening and Professional
At his center for cosmetic dentistry in San Diego, Dr. James Salazar says there are pros and cons to both at-home and professional teeth whitening treatment. However, patients need to be aware of the differences and how each can benefit their smile and confidence. With the latest AACD statistics showing a 300% increase in the number of procedures performed in the past five years, Dr MarketWire

New Website Launches for San Diego Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Scott Miller, a plastic surgeon in San Diego, released a newly redesigned website for his cosmetic surgery practice. Offering services in breast augmentation, tummy tuck, and other aesthetic enhancements, Dr MarketWire

Evolving Systems Declares Regular $0.05 Quarterly Dividend
Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL), a leading provider of software solutions and services to the wireless, wireline and cable markets, today announced it declared its regular $0.05 quarterly dividend on March 7, 2012. The dividend is payable on April 13, 2012, to stockholders of record on March 19, 2012. MarketWire

Kauffman Foundation and ITIF Unveil Global Innovation Policy Report Ranking 55 Nations' Capacities for Economic Growth
In the midst of intense global competition for innovation supremacy among countries, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation released today one of the most comprehensive assessments ever undertaken of countries' innovation policies MarketWire

MMEX Mining Corporation Announces Acquisition of 50% Interest in Its First Metallurgical Coal Mine Project in Colombia
MMEX Mining Corporation (OTCBB: MMEX) ("MMEX" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that on 7 March 2012, the Company successfully completed the acquisition of its 50% interest in its first metallurgical coal mine project in Colombia (the "Hunza Mine") through the execution of its exclusive option agreement. MarketWire

New Gentex High Beam Technology: All of the Light With None of the Glare
Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX), the Zeeland, Michigan-based manufacturer of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and camera-based lighting-assist systems for the global automotive industry, today announced that it is shipping its new vision-based, glare-free high-beam system for the 2012 BMW 3 Series, available throughout Europe. MarketWire

NewTek Delivers SXSW Experience to Fans Everywhere
SXSW -- NewTek today announced that for the third consecutive year, SXSW and other industry notables will use the company's live production and streaming solutions to bring the SXSW experience to fans and viewers, over the Web MarketWire

AltiGen Announces MaxACD Contact Center for Microsoft Lync Has Passed Microsoft Lync ISV Qualification Program Requirements
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN) (PINKSHEETS: ATGN), a leading provider of Microsoft Unified Communications solutions, is pleased to announce that MaxACD Contact Center for Microsoft Lync is a qualified contact center solution and has passed Microsoft Lync ISV Qualification Program requirements. MarketWire

Nokia Filed Its Annual Report on Form 20-F for 2011
Nokia CorporationStock Exchange ReleaseMarch 8, 2012 at 14.40Nokia filed its annual report on Form 20-F for 2011 with the USSecurities and Exchange Commission today. The report will be shortlyavailablein pdf format through www.nokia.com/financials in the section entitled"Results& reports" under "Financials" MarketWire

Cornerstone Therapeutics Reports Fiscal Year 2011 Financial Results
Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CRTX) MarketWire

Covanta Holding Corporation Announces Public Offering of $400 Million of Senior Notes
Covanta Holding Corporation, a Delaware corporation (NYSE: CVA) (the "Company" or "Covanta") today announced the offering of $400.0 million aggregate principal amount of a new series of senior unsecured notes (the "Notes") in an underwritten public offering (the "Note Offering"). The coupon rate, maturity and other terms of the Notes will be determined at pricing MarketWire

Feldman Mall Properties, Inc. Announcement
Feldman Mall Properties, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMLP) MarketWire

Viterra Announces Solid First Quarter Results Supported by an Integrated Business Model and Irreplaceable Assets
Viterra Inc. (TSX: VT) (ASX: VTA) ("Viterra") today announced solid financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 due to strong global grain shipments from its origination assets in Canada and South Australia, an improved grain handling margin and higher fertilizer prices and volumes in Western Canada MarketWire

Verschuren Joins New Venture to Commercialize Energy Storage
One of Canada's top entrepreneurs, Annette Verschuren is teaming up with Toronto-based Northwater Capital in a venture that will commercialize Energy Storage technologies. David Patterson, Chairman and CEO of Northwater announced Verschuren will take the role of Executive Chair of NRStor Incorporated, a new company established for this venture. MarketWire

Universal Detection Technology Unveils the Smartphone Application for Its RadSmart Radiation Detection Device
Universal Detection Technology (www.udetection.com) (OTCBB: UNDT), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies that protect against biological, chemical, and radiological threats, announced today that that it has unveiled the first generation smartphone application for its RadSmart Device MarketWire

Overland Storage to Present at the Southern California Investment Forum on March 9, 2012
Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), a trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced that Eric Kelly, President and CEO, and Kurt Kalbfleisch, CFO, will present at the Southern California Investment Forum taking place at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach, CA on March 9, 2012. More information can be found at http://www MarketWire

Stevia First Breaks Ground in California's Central Valley
Stevia First Corp. (OTCBB: STVF) ("Stevia First." or the "Company") an early stage agribusiness focused on the industrial-scale production of stevia, the all-natural zero-calorie sweetener that is rapidly transforming the food and beverage industry, is pleased to announce the opening of its headquarters in Yuba City, California in the heart of California's Central Valley. MarketWire

Former Facebook Sales Director Joins MomentFeed in New Role
MomentFeed, Inc. (www.momentfeed.com), the first location-based marketing platform for the enterprise and a leader in the SoLoMo space, announced today that former Facebook sales director Rob Lissner joined the company as Special Advisor to the CEO MarketWire

Dole Introduces Exclusive Online Community for Salad Lovers
Putting a modern twist on the Tupperware party, book club and sewing circle, Dole (www.dole.com/salads) is giving the nation's growing legion of salad lovers a members-only place to swap recipes, receive exclusive money-saving offers, plan the ultimate salad dinner party and chat with noted food, cooking and party-planning experts -- all at the click of a mouse button. MarketWire

Jorg Gray to Unveil New Collection at BASELWORLD
Jorg Gray, an American watch brand designed to change the way we view time, today announced its presence at BASELWORLD 2012, the world's leading watch and jewelry event. The company will showcase its latest collection of men's dress, casual and ladies' lines from March 8 - 15 in the Hall of Fascinations 2.0, C62. MarketWire

Horizon Pharma Appoints Gino Santini to Board of Directors
Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) today announced the appointment of Gino Santini to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Santini, age 55, retired as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development of Eli Lilly in December 2010, after a career with the company of more than 27 years MarketWire

Houston Plastic Surgeon Now Offering FDA-Approved Cellulite Reduction Treatment
At his Houston plastic surgery practice, Dr. Sam Sukkar recently announced the addition of Cellulaze, an innovative new procedure approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the reduction of cellulite, to his list of available cosmetic enhancements. Using laser fiber technology, Dr MarketWire

U.S. Coal Mines Expand, Contract as Demand Drops for High-Sulfur Thermal Coal, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- For coal companies and their employees, geography is, to some extent, destiny. Demand for thermal coal by U.S. electric utilities is expected to drop 50 million tons this year, as low-cost natural gas and tighter federal environmental rules combine to squeeze King Coal MarketWire

GE Seeks Growth Opportunities in Latin America, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- At General Electric Company's (NYSE:GE) (Fairfield, Connecticut) Global Growth & Operations Investor Meeting, held this week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, GE executives discussed the opportunities the company is finding throughout the world. MarketWire

WaterField Designs Introduces the Muzetto Outback(TM) for the New Apple iPad
WaterField Designs, an innovative leader in custom laptop sleeves, and designer bags and cases for digital-minded professionals, announces the Muzetto Outback, a waxed canvas version of the popular Muzetto™ line. The Outback is available in dark brown canvas that gains character over time, a choice of six accent colors and five sizes -- two designed specifically for the new Apple iPad MarketWire

Implant Sciences Sells More QS-H150 Explosives Trace Detection Devices to Chinese Airports
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, announced today it has sold its portable explosives trace detector, the Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150, to three more airports in China. MarketWire

Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. Announces Record Annual and Quarterly Results
Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. ("ALC") (NYSE: ALC) MarketWire

DartAppraisal.com Launches Dart Connect(TM)
DartAppraisal.com, a leading nationwide provider of residential real estate valuations, today announced the launch of Dart Connect, an exclusive service package combining a lender's existing appraiser panel with DartAppraisal.com's innovative technology. The customized service offering is designed for those small to medium-sized lenders experiencing rapid growth. MarketWire

Threshold Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 Financial and Operational Results
Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: THLD), today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. The net loss for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011 was $5.3 million and $25.7 million, respectively. As of December 31, 2011, Threshold had $20.3 million in cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities, with no debt outstanding. MarketWire

Caring for Problem Skin
(Family Features) According to the National Institutes of Health, skin is the largest organ of your body. Skin can be a very delicate thing, and as the outermost layer, it needs to be cared for in order to look and feel its best. Unfortunately, for those who suffer from highly prevalent skin conditions, such as eczema, caring for and maintaining skin can be a daily challenge. MarketWire

Delicious, No-Fuss Desserts
(Family Features) Are you hungry for a sweet treat but don't have the time or energy to create something from scratch? MarketWire

Agennix AG Schedules Conference Call on March 15 to Discuss Year-End 2011 Financial Results
Agennix AG (FRANKFURT: AGX) (XETRA: AGX) today announced that the Company will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for fiscal year 2011 and to provide a business update. The results will be published on March 15, 2012 in advance of the conference call. MarketWire

Constellium joins forces with the Jules Verne Technological Research Institutes
Constellium joins forces with the Jules Verne Technological ResearchInstitute.An agreement that will benefit aluminium solutions for the aircraft of thefuture Constellium, a leader in the design and manufacture ofaluminium technologies, participates in the launch of the JulesVerneTechnological Research Institute in Nantes (IRT), France, as anassociatemember MarketWire

Mobile Commerce Market Set to Accelerate With NFC Facilitating $74bn Transactions by 2015
A new study by Juniper Research forecasts that NFC (Near Fields Communications) will facilitate transactions valued at $74bn by 2015 as NFC is increasingly used for the payment of goods in-store and as transport tickets; this is over treble the estimated value of this market in 2011 MarketWire

Chairman of GAMP Europe to Speak at German Life Sciences Compliance Management Seminars Hosted by QUMAS
QUMAS today announced that Chris Reid, Chairman of GAMP Europe, is to speak at two complimentary half-day Life Sciences seminars in Germany, focusing on Quality and Compliance Management trends. The first seminar will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 in Frankfurt. The second seminar will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 in Dusseldorf. Each seminar will cover the following topics: MarketWire

ITRI's Reddex, Non-Toxic Fire Resistant Composite Material, Wins Aviation Week's Innovation Challenge Awards
Aviation Week, an authoritative aviation magazine in the U.S., held the 2012 Innovation Challenge (IC) Awards ceremony today (March 7th) in recognition of best-in-class and game-changing innovations in the aviation industry. Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) of Taiwan won the award in the Other Category for its Reddex, non-toxic fire resistant composite material. Dr MarketWire

2e Systems and Vayant Travel Technologies Launch Dynamic Fares and Pricing Engine for Second Customer Austrian Airlines
ITB Berlin -- Vayant Travel Technologies (http://www.vayant.com), the leading independent B2B airfare shopping provider, and 2e Systems, the dynamic aviation online solutions provider, today announced the launch of their integrated solution for Austrian Airlines, a member of the Star Alliance MarketWire

Full year 2011: Tecan records double-digit sales growth in local currencies and solid profitability
Financial results 2011 * Sales of CHF 377.0 million (2010: CHF 370.5 million); growth of 1.7% in Swiss francs or 11.5% in local currencies * Business segment growth in local currencies: Life Sciences Business14.0% and Partnering Business 7.8% * Order entry of CHF 383.9 million (2010: CHF 387.0 million); growth of9 MarketWire

Delhaize Group : Mats Jansson succeeds Georges Jacobs as chairman Delhaize Group
Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB,NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announced today thatMatsJansson will become Chairman of the Board when current Chairman, GeorgesJacobs,retires, as scheduled on May 24, 2012. MarketWire

Coldwell Banker Real Estate Survey Reveals Growing Family No. 1 Lifestyle Motivator for North American Home Buyers
A recent survey of 700 Coldwell Banker Real Estate professionals across North America revealed home buyers are motivated by lifestyle needs, with growing families ranking as top motivator on both sides of the Canadian/U.S. border MarketWire

New Vishay Foil Resistors Video Demonstration Explores Power-Induced Thermal EMF Error Voltage in Current Sense Resistors
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) today announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors division has released a new video demonstration of the thermal EMF error voltage generated by uneven heat distribution from power-induced self-heating in resistors. The short video compares the performance of two resistor technologies: metal band and Bulk Metal® Foil current sense resistors MarketWire

Bombardier Serves Novak Djokovic as Learjet Brand Ambassador
PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA--(Marketwire - March 8, 2012) - Editors Note: A photo for this release will be available on on the Canadian Press picture wire and on the EPA Archive via Marketwire. GlobeNewswire

TOMRA: SHARES TO EMPLOYEES
As part of TOMRA's share purchase program for employees, approved by the Annual General Meeting 28 April 2011, TOMRA has today sold 119,313 shares at a price equal to today's closing market share price, i.e. NOK 45.90. Employees who keep their shares for one year will receive one share per five shares invested today, i.e. a discount of 16.67%. GlobeNewswire

Constitutive meeting of the Board of Directors of Wärtsilä Corporation
Wärtsilä Corporation, Company announcement, 8 March 2012 at 7 pm local time GlobeNewswire

Decisions made by the Annual General Meeting of Pöyry PLC
PÖYRY PLC  Company announcement 8 March 2012 at 6.45 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Correction to Alma Media's stock exchange release on 7 March 2012 at 16:40 P.M. on the schedule of the share subscriptions based on option rights
Alma Media Corporation Stock Exchange Release March 8, 2012 at 18:30EET GlobeNewswire

Decisions of Wärtsilä's Annual General Meeting 8 March 2012
Wärtsilä Corporation, Minutes of Annual General Meeting, 8 March 2012 at 6.15 pm local time  GlobeNewswire

Orangefield Group : Orangefield affirms over EUR 10 billion assets under administration
'Unique Global Fund Administration Platform contributory to remarkable milestone' GlobeNewswire

Bombardier Announces Closing of its Issuance of Senior Notes Due 2022
Bombardier Inc. /Bombardier Announces Closing of its Issuance of Senior Notes Due 2022 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

INVITATION TO THE ASPO ANNUAL SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING
ASPO Plc STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE MARCH 8, 2012, at 17:30 GlobeNewswire

Cermaq ASA :Presentations at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum 2012
Please find the presentations held by CEO Tore Valderhaug and by deputty COO feed Einar Wathne at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum. This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act GlobeNewswire

MediGene: Veregen® Receives Positive Decision on Marketing Approval for 17 Additional European Countries
MediGene AG /MediGene: Veregen® Receives Positive Decision on Marketing Approval for 17 Additional European Countries . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Constitutive meeting of the Amer Sports Corporation Board of Directors
Amer Sports CorporationStock exchange RELEASEMarch 8, 2012 at 4:15 pm GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports Corporation: Transfer of the Company's Own Shares March 8, 2012
Amer Sports CorporationSTOCK EXCHANGE RELEASEMarch 8, 2012 at 4:00 pm GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Honors 16 Japanese Scientists for Leading Scientific Research Across Seven Emerging Areas
TOKYO, JAPAN, March 8, 2012 - Sixteen leading scientists based in Japan were recognized for their influential contributions to global research during the third Thomson Reuters Japan Research Day & Research Front Awards presentation ceremony. These scientists are at the forefront of research spanning chemistry, geosciences, materials science and plant sciences. GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports Corporation issues EUR 150 million bonds
Amer Sports CorporationSTOCK EXCHANGE RELEASEMarch 8, 2012 at 3:50 pm GlobeNewswire

Decisions of the Amer Sports Corporation Annual General Meeting
Amer Sports Corporation                          STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASEMarch 8, 2012 at 3:35 pm GlobeNewswire

Skyguide optimises route network within Swiss airspace
skyguide /Skyguide optimises route network within Swiss airspace. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Metso inaugurates new facilities in Araucária, Brazil
Metso Corporation's press release on March 8, 2012 at 3 pm local Finnish time GlobeNewswire

Nokia filed its annual report on Form 20-F for 2011
Nokia CorporationStock Exchange ReleaseMarch 8, 2012 at 14.40 GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA: Notice of Annual General Meeting
Shareholders in SpareBank 1 SR-BANK ASA are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held at 5.00 pm on Thursday, 29 March 2012 at SpareBank 1 SR-Bank's premises in Bjergsted Terrasse 1 Stavanger, Norway. GlobeNewswire

Outotec to conduct feasibility study for the first alumina refinery to be built in Indonesia
OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE MARCH 8, 2012 AT 2:00 PM GlobeNewswire

EUROFORUM Deutschland SE: Management in Hospitals
EUROFORUM Deutschland SE /EUROFORUM Deutschland SE: Management in Hospitals. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 SMN: Approved prospectus and start of subscription period
Not for release, publication or distribution in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan. GlobeNewswire

R. STAHL AG:Ad hoc: R. STAHL reports key data for fiscal year 2011
R. STAHL AG / /Ad hoc: R. STAHL reports key data for fiscal year 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom's Sustainability report 2011 published
Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE March 8, 2012 at 9.45 GlobeNewswire

Ratos: Notice of Annual General Meeting 18 April 2012
This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act or demands made in the exchange rules. GlobeNewswire

Dietsmann wins three operation and maintenance contracts in Kazakhstan
The Netherlands, Breda - Dietsmann's Caspian Sea Region has been awarded three new onshore and offshore contracts at the Kashagan field in Kazakhstan by Agip Kazakhstan North Caspian Operating Company. With these three new contracts, Dietsmann is now responsible for the maintenance activities of the Kashagan onshore and offshore facilities. GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom's Annual Report 2011 published
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE March 8, 2012 at 9.30 GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä to supply Indonesia's first gas engine based peaking power plant
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical press release, 8 March 2012 at 9.30 am EET GlobeNewswire

Nordic Mines successfully completes private placement of approximately SEK 89 million
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR JAPAN OR IN ANY JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION WOULD BE UNLAWFUL. THIS PRESS RELEASE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER OF ANY SECURITIES OF NORDIC MINES AB. GlobeNewswire

Songa Offshore SE : February fleet update
Songa Venus achieved an operating efficiency of 100% during the month, the rig continues to operate for Petronas Carigali in Malaysia. GlobeNewswire

Sampo's Annual Report has been published online
SAMPO PLC                PRESS RELEASE             8 March 2012 at 9.10 am GlobeNewswire

Sampo's Annual Report 2011 has been published
SAMPO PLC             STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE         8 March 2012 at 9.00 am GlobeNewswire

Biotie's Stock Exchange Releases published in 2011
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP.   STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT 8 March 2012 at 9.05 a.m. GlobeNewswire

ING announces liability management offers
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Bavarian Nordic Announces 2011 Full Year Results
KVISTGAARD, Denmark, March 8, 2012 - Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA) today published its 2011 Annual Report. The 2011 financial statements show improved revenue, result before tax and year-end cash preparedness compared to the announced outlook for the year. Revenue was DKK 524 million, compared with a guidance of DKK 500 million GlobeNewswire

Biotie's Annual Financial Report and Corporate Governance Statement 2011 published
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP.  STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 8 March 2012 at 9.00 a.m. GlobeNewswire

2011 Annual results: Van Lanschot reports strong inflow of new money and solid balance sheet
Net inflow of new money of € 3.4 billion (+10%), with assets under management rising to € 36.7 billion (2010: € 34.5 billion) Turbulent market conditions, fewer investment transactions by clients and lower interest margin impacted results; consolidated net profit € 43.1 million Capital strength improved: Core Tier I ratio 10.9% (year-end 2010: 9 GlobeNewswire

SEB: Deloitte/SEB CFO Survey - Uncertainties remain but signs of increasing optimism
Deloitte/SEB CFO Survey confirms that Sweden clearly has been drawn into the international economic downturn. The survey shows that CFO expectations remain at a low level even if they have improved marginally compared to our last survey in November 2011. It is primarily the companies' financial position and banks' willingness to lend that are causing concern among CFOs GlobeNewswire

Origin Enterprises Plc - Half Year Results FY 2012
ARYZTA AG /Origin Enterprises Plc - Half Year Results FY 2012. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Schweiter Technologies: Figures for 2011
Schweiter Technologies /Schweiter Technologies: Figures for 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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