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Inflation rises to 7.23 percent in April, informs Mukherjee
Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that inflation accelerated in April to 7.23 percent, as prices of food, fuel and manufactured items picked up. ANI

Ex-Yahoo chief Thompson told colleagues he has thyroid cancer prior to resignation
Former Yahoo chief executive Scott Thompson has disclosed to colleagues that he has thyroid cancer, according to a report. ANI

Israel allows export of Gaza-made garments for the first time in six years
Israel on Monday allowed the export of Gaza-made garments to abroad markets for the first time since Israel imposed a tight blockade on the Gaza Strip in June 2006, a Palestinian official said. ANI

Agreement to be signed within few hours to end Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike: official
Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are expected to sign soon on an Egyptian-mediated deal to end their hunger strike since April 17, a senior Palestinian official said Monday. ANI

Three top-ranking JPMorgan executives to resign following $2 billion trading loss
Three top-ranking executives could leave their jobs at JPMorgan Chase after the bank lost about two billion dollars in a trading blunder. ANI

China imposes South China Sea fishing ban
China will impose a routine fishing ban in northern parts of the South China Sea, including the waters around Huangyan Island, for two and a half months beginning on May 16, authorities announced Monday. ANI

Cambodian PM opens 60 mln USD brewery plant, urges production for exports
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday inaugurated a 60 million U.S. dollar Khmer Brewery plant on the outskirts of Phnom Penh's Dangkor district, urging the country's beer manufacturers to produce for exports. ANI

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson quits amid 'bogus degree' scandal
Embattled Internet firm Yahoo's Chief Executive Scott Thompson has resigned after a controversy over a fake computer science college degree on his biography broke out. ANI

First Metro Investment Releases April Philippines 'Market Call'
First Metro Investment Corp (FMIC) and University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) have published the April issue of "The Market Call, Capital Markets Research" ACN Newswire

First Metro Investment's Income up 127% in the First Quarter of 2012
First Metro Investment Corporation realized a consolidated net income of P979.0 million in the first quarter of 2012. This is 127.0% more than the P431.0 million profit posted during the same period last year. Return on equity stood at 31.5%.TheTreasury Group made P479 ACN Newswire

President Bill Clinton to Speak at Cannes Lions
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the foundation of Grupo ABC, the largest communications group in Latin America, President Bill Clinton will address delegates at the 59th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity ACN Newswire

Scientists Make Groundbreaking Discovery Of Mutation Causing Genetic Disorder In Humans
Scientists at A*STAR's Institute of Medical Biology (IMB), in collaboration with doctors and scientists in Jordan, Turkey, Switzerland and USA, have identified the genetic cause of a birth defect known as Hamamy syndrome[1]. Their groundbreaking findings were published on May 13th in the prestigious journal Nature Genetics ACN Newswire

AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Proposed Private Offering by AerCap Aviation Solutions B.V.
AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) (the "Company") today announced that AerCap Aviation Solutions B.V., (the "Issuer") a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, proposes to offer $300 million in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes (the"notes"). The notes will be guaranteed by the Company ACN Newswire

HKTDC Signs MOU with Japan's Agricultural Ministry
Exports of Japanese agricultural and food products will receive a boost following the signing, today in Tokyo, of an agreement between the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ACN Newswire

Hays: Japan Employment Decisions Increasingly Driven by Cultural Fit
Employers and employees in Japan increasingly rate cultural fit as the most important criteria when hiring or joining a company, says recruiting experts Hays.According to Hays, candidates have been turning down jobs where they didn't feel a cultural fit with the potential employer be it an entrepreneurial attitude, the proper work/life balance, creativity, or how they communicate with others ACN Newswire

Heng Xin China Announces Results for the Nine Months Ended 31 March 2012
Heng Xin China Holdings Limited ("Heng Xin China"/"the Group")(HKSE: 8046) today announced its third quarterly results for the nine months ended 31 March 2012. The Group's turnover was decreased by approximately 4.1% to approximately HK$500.2 million(2011: HK$ 521.7 million) over the same period last year. Profit attributable to shareholders was approximately HK$170 ACN Newswire

5,000 Volunteers Make One-day Habitat for Humanity's Asian Youth Build a Success
Yesterday, nearly 5,000 young Habitat for Humanity volunteers laid bricks, mixed cement and wielded hammers to help more than 500 families in China, India, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand in just one day."I am happy that my friends joined mefor Habitat Youth Build. It is great to see young people in Thailand concerned about the well-being of others ACN Newswire

Former Dream Home of Renowned UC Berkeley Professor on Market for $1,895,000
2850 Buena Vista Way, former Berkeley Hills dream home of the late UC Berkeley Professor/IAES Director Robert Scalapino, steps on the market with an asking price of $1,895,000. MarketWire

Cornerstone Therapeutics to Acquire EKR Therapeutics, Accelerating Expansion in Hospital Market
Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CRTX) MarketWire

Clorox Increases Quarterly Dividend Nearly 7 Percent to 64 Cents per Share
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) today announced that its board of directors increased the quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock by 6.7 percent, from 60 cents to 64 cents per share. The dividend will be payable on Aug. 10, 2012, to stockholders of record as of July 25, 2012. MarketWire

Governor Jan Brewer Helps Kick-Off National Food Allergy Awareness Week
For some Arizona children certain foods can be life-threatening, causing reactions comparable to having ingested a poisonous substance. About 15 million Americans have food allergies, 9 million of which are adults and 6 million of which are children. That means that 1 in 13 U.S. children have a food allergy. MarketWire

Aeolus Pharmaceuticals Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results
Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: AOLS) (OTCBB: AOLS) MarketWire

SEMAFO Announces New Appointment to Board of Directors
SEMAFO Inc. (TSX: SMF)(TSX: OMX) is pleased to announce the appointment of His Excellency Mr. Tertius Zongo to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

CPS Technologies Corporation Announces First Quarter 2012 Results
CPS Technologies Corporation (OTCBB: CPSH) today announced revenues of $3.6 million and a net loss of $534 thousand for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. This compares with revenues of $5.8 million and net income of $16 thousand for the quarter ended April 2, 2011. MarketWire

Helix BioPharma Corp. Commences Polish Phase I/II Clinical Study of Its Lung Cancer Drug Candidate L-DOS47
Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (NYSE Amex: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP), a developer of biopharmaceutical drug candidates for the prevention and treatment of cancer, today announced that clinical site initiation and patient recruitment activities in its Phase I/II clinical safety, tolerability and preliminary efficacy study of L-DOS47 have commenced in Poland. MarketWire

Symphony Technology Group Acquires Source Healthcare Analytics From Wolters Kluwer; Will Combine With ImpactRx, TargetRx and AlphaDetail to Create Symphony Health Solutions
Symphony Technology Group (STG), a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and building software, data and technology-enabled services companies, today announced that it has acquired Source Healthcare Analytics, LLC from Wolters Kluwer. Terms of the deal were not disclosed MarketWire

Devcon Security Earns Five Diamond Central Station Certification
Devcon Security, a residential and commercial security provider servicing nearly 300,000 customer sites, today announced it has again achieved the prestigious Five Diamond Central Station Certification from the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) MarketWire

Northwest Pipe Reports Q1 2012 Financial Results and Announces Conference Call
Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ: NWPX) today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2012. The Company will broadcast its first quarter 2012 earnings conference call on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at 9:00 am PDT. MarketWire

Zuora Partners With FinancialForce.com, Intacct and Sage to Bring Finance Into the Subscription Economy
Enabling a Best of Breed Approach for the Subscription Economy Zuora, the subscription billing and commerce leader for the Subscription Economy, today announced a new set of alliances with industry leading financial management and accounting applications to address the unique finance and accounting needs of subscription businesses. FinancialForce MarketWire

Wolters Kluwer Sells Its Healthcare Analytics Business to Symphony Technology Group (STG)
Wolters Kluwer, amarket-leading global information services company focused onprofessionals, todayannounced that it has sold its pharma-related Healthcare Analytics businesstoprivate equity firm Symphony Technology Group (STG). MarketWire

Lakeland Industries Announces Decision in Brazilian Arbitration
Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAKE) today announced that it has received notice of an unfavorable arbitration award in the arbitration proceeding in Brazil to which it is a party together with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lakeland Brasil S.A ("Lakeland Brasil" and together with Lakeland Industries, Inc MarketWire

Chai-Na-Ta Corp. Reports 2012 First Quarter Results
All figures are in CDN$ MarketWire

Chai-Na-Ta Approves Liquidation Resolution
Chai-Na-Ta Corp MarketWire

The Staves Strike "The Motherlode" With New EP; Acclaimed English Sibling Trio Herald Release With North American Tour Alongside Bon Iver; Dates Begin May 21st in Edmonton, Alberta; Festival Appearances Also Slated for Sasquatch! and Bonnaroo; "THE MOTHERLODE EP" Arrives on May 22nd
Atlantic recording group The Staves have announced the upcoming release of their much-anticipated new EP. "THE MOTHERLODE EP" will be available at all digital service providers from May 22nd. MarketWire

CICC Tops Institutional Investor Ranking of China's Best Research Providers
China International Capital Corp. rises one rung to claim its first appearance in the winner's circle on the All-China Research Team, Institutional Investor's annual ranking of the country's leading equity analysts. CICC more than doubles its number of total team positions, from nine to 19, and its number of analysts at No. 1 in their respective sectors, from two to five. MarketWire

Media Alert: Getting to Maker Faire Bay Area 2012 -- Plan Ahead
Maker Faire, the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth, held on May 19 and 20 at the San Mateo County Event Center, will be well-attended and attendees are encouraged to make an advance plan to get to the event to avoid traffic congestion and delays. Maker Faire highly recommends that attendees use alternative or public transportation methods instead of driving, or carpool or bike to the event. MarketWire

SFGN.com Releases National Gay Magazine
Wilton Manors-based 'South Florida Gay News.com' (SFGN) announced today the publication and release of its second issue of 'The Mirror,' a gay, national, quarterly, content-driven magazine, which has garnered national acclaim and attention. MarketWire

Lantronix Announces Changes to Board of Directors
Lantronix, Inc. (the "company") (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced that Chairman Thomas M. Wittenschlaeger has resigned in order to focus on his additional responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer and Principal Financial Officer of Keyon Communications Holdings, Inc. and as the Chief Technologist of NantCloud. MarketWire

Jacobs Entertainment, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results
Jacobs Entertainment, Inc. ("JEI"), an owner and operator of multiple gaming properties, today announced unaudited financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Media Alert: Starlight Children's Foundation's Annual "A Stellar Night" Gala to Honor Insomniac Games, Morrison & Foerster and Hasbro Studios
WHAT:Starlight Children's Foundation (www.starlight.org) will host its annual Gala on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the Beverly Hilton MarketWire

Seniors Say Hello to a New Pal(TM): Clarity Launches Easy-to-Use, Amplified Cellphone to Restore the Simple Joy of Clear Conversations
Clarity -- a division of Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) that creates smart communication solutions for seniors -- today launched Pal™, a new amplified cellphone designed uniquely for older consumers. MarketWire

Health 2.0 Developer Challenge Awards $1 Million for Innovative Health Care Solutions
Health 2.0 announced today that it has awarded more than $1 million to health care innovators through its Developer Challenge series MarketWire

GeoMet Announces First Quarter 2012 Results of Operations Schedule and Conference Call
GeoMet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMET) announced today that it plans to file its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2012 on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 and to release its first quarter 2012 results of operations before the market opens on Wednesday, May 16, 2012. MarketWire

Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc. Announces Upcoming Release of First Quarter 2012 Earnings and Conference Call
Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IMH) formerly (NYSE Amex: IMH), a Maryland corporation, or the "Company," announces the scheduling of a conference call and live webcast on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. P.T. (12:00 p.m. E.T.). We will discuss our first quarter 2012 financial results, which are expected to be filed after the close of market on Tuesday, May 15, 2012. MarketWire

SEMAFO Declares a Second Dividend of CA $0.02 per Share
SEMAFO (TSX: SMF)(OMX: SMF) today announced that the Corporation's Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend of CA $0.02 per common share, payable on July 16, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 30, 2012. This is the Corporation's second dividend after declaring its inaugural dividend in November 2011. MarketWire

Summer Infant, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
Summer Infant, Inc. ("Summer Infant" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SUMR), a leading developer and distributor of juvenile health, safety, and wellness products, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Talon International, Inc. Reports First Quarter Financial Results for 2012
Talon International, Inc. (OTCQB: TALN), a leading global supplier of zippers, apparel fasteners, trim and interlining products, reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

LiqTech International, Inc. Reports Strong 2012 First Quarter Financial and Operational Results
LiqTech International, Inc. (OTCQX: LIQT) (OTCBB: LIQT) ("LiqTech") announced today its financial and operational results for the first quarter 2012. MarketWire

eDiets.com(R) Announces Fiscal 2012 First Quarter Results
eDiets.com, Inc. (OTCBB: DIET), a leading provider of convenient at-home diet, fitness and healthy lifestyle solutions, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Cinedigm to Present at the 13th Annual B. Riley Investor Conference
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corporation (NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in the digital cinema industry, announced today that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chris McGurk, and Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Adam Mizel, will present at the 13th Annual B MarketWire

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. Announces Delivery of One Newbuild Kamsarmax Vessel
Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. ("Navios Holdings") (NYSE: NM), a large, global, vertically integrated seaborne shipping and logistics company, announced that the Navios Avior, a new building Kamsarmax vessel of 81,355 dwt, was delivered today from a South Korean shipyard to Navios Holdings' owned fleet. MarketWire

Arotech Corporation Reports Results for the First Quarter, 2012
Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and security markets, today reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Portlogic Hires Investor Relations Consultant
Portlogic Systems Inc. (OTCBB: PGSY), a mobile and Internet software developer and kiosk solutions provider for electronic payments, marketing delivery and community communication systems is pleased to announce that it has engaged Michael Callahan to provide Investor Relations and Corporate Communication services to the Company. MarketWire

Global Hunter Announces $2,000,000 Private Placement
Global Hunter Corp. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: BOB) is pleased to announce that it has arranged a non-brokered private placement consisting of up to 40,000,000 units to be issued at the price of $0.05 per unit for gross proceeds of up to $2,000,000. Each unit will be comprised of one common share and one-half of one transferable share purchase warrant MarketWire

'After Porn Ends' Finds First Time Documentary Director Bryce Wagoner on a Bold, Fascinating Journey to Discover the Incredible and Often Unexpected Answers
Can p*rn actors really live a normal life after p*rn? MarketWire

Investment Veteran Robert Finn Launches WEG | WEST, a New Industry Paragon for the Independent Broker
Wealth manager Robert B. Finn today announced the formation of WEG | WEST, an affiliate of independent Broker/Dealer and Registered Investment Advisor World Equity Group, designed for low to mid-level production brokers who are looking for better ways to serve their clients and grow their businesses in a supportive and engaging environment. MarketWire

E FUN Announces Distribution Partnership With SED International
E FUN, a consumer electronics designer and manufacturer of fun, easy-to-use lifestyle products, announced today a partnership with SED International Holdings, Inc., (SED), a multinational supply chain management provider and distributor of leading computer technology, consumer electronics, small appliances, housewares and personal care products MarketWire

Bayport Subsidiary Announces Submission and Receipt of Application Permit Number to Commence Small Mining Operation
Bayport International Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EXTO) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary Cosmic American Rare Earth (CARE), Inc. has submitted a Notice of Intention to Commence Small Mining Operations to the Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining and has received Permit Number S0230110. Permitting information may be found here:http://linux1.ogm.utah MarketWire

"Storm Ready," Collaboration Between KARE 11 and MPR News, On-Air and Online May 14-16
Today, KARE 11 and MPR News, two of the largest broadcasters in the Midwest, announced that they will join forces for an in-depth series gauging our awareness and preparedness for a large tornado MarketWire

Pethealth Inc. Announces Quarterly Revenue of $9,709,000 and Profit of $1,215,000 and Its Full Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2012
Pethealth Inc. ("Pethealth" or "the Company") (TSX: PTZ) today announced its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

The After Effects of Smoke Damage
Fire damage is often the most visible result of a house fire, but the effects of smoke damage can be far more extensive. Whether or not the initial fire was contained, smoke damage can permeate your entire home and can take weeks to fully mitigate the effects. MarketWire

EURO Ressources Reports Earnings for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2012
EURO Ressources S.A. ("EURO") (PARIS: EUR) today announced its unaudited interim financial results prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS") for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. These unaudited financial results were approved by the Board of Directors on May 7, 2012. All financial amounts are expressed in Euros unless otherwise specificed. MarketWire

Gobble Green Brings a Healthier Life Right to Your Doorstep
It can be difficult for vegetarians and vegans to find meals that are both nutritious and appetizing. However, there is now a service that is transforming the health-food industry by catering to people's specific diet and workout needs. Gobble Green (www.gobblegreen MarketWire

Plexi-Craft Unveils Designs & Licensing Agreements at ICFF 2012
Plexi-Craft, the nation's #1 manufacturer of custom acrylic furniture, fixtures and accessories, will be exhibiting at the 24th Annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF). At this renowned event focused on cutting-edge design, Plexi-Craft will unveil both signature and designer-commissioned pieces in booth #2538 MarketWire

Many Americans Remain Reluctant to Invest in Equities, Largely Keeping Investments Close to Home in 2012
Despite strong U.S. equity market returns in early 2012 that sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average back above 13,000 by the end of February -- a level not seen since May 2008(1) -- indications are that many Americans remain investment spectators, reluctant to participate in the equity market rally, a Franklin Templeton global poll has found. MarketWire

Hawthorne Opens New Private Jet Gateway to U.S. With Convenient Access to New York City
Hawthorne Global Aviation today announced that it has opened a new private jet gateway to the U.S., providing international travelers with a convenient new option for travel to the New York City metro area MarketWire

MolMed Board of Directors Approves the Interim Financial Report at 31 March 2012
The Board of Directors of MolMed S.p.A. (MILAN: MLM), chaired by Professor Claudio Bordignon, today reviewed and approved the interim financial report at 31 March 2012. MarketWire

OCBC Hosts CEO of Blizzard Entertainment
Orange County Business Council (OCBC) is pleased to announce Michael Morhaime, President and Chief Executive Officer of Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., as the featured guest at the Chairman's Leadership Breakfast on Thursday, May 17 at The Center Club in Costa Mesa MarketWire

Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. Elects Tom Mulligan to the Board of Directors of "X" Train
Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. ("X" Train) (OTCQB: XTRN) (OTCBB: XTRN) announced today that Tom Mulligan has been elected as a Director to the Board of Directors of Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. MarketWire

Steelwedge Webinar Unveils "Agility Gap" Research From Supply Chain Insights
Steelwedge, the leader in cloud-based sales and operations planning (S&OP) will host a live webinar tomorrow with Supply Chain Insights founder, Lora Cecere, who will unveil results of a new study about supply chain agility and the role of S&OP in improving organizational capabilities to sense and respond. MarketWire

TripInsurance.com Launches "Conquer the World" Sweepstakes
TripInsurance.com (www.TripInsurance.com), the most trusted online resource to help travelers find the trip coverage they need, has launched a new sweepstakes to give customers and followers a chance to win a $5,000 cash prize for a dream vacation trip to anywhere they choose MarketWire

Columbus Communications Selects Elemental to Drive Multiscreen Video Strategy
Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, and Columbus Communications Inc., a retail and wholesale telecommunications company in the Caribbean and Latin America, today announced that Columbus is the latest service provider to use Elemental® Live to power the encoding of content for its new multiscreen video services MarketWire

Rock Royalty, Carlene Carter, Added to "A Tribute to the Music of Johnny Cash" Lineup to Celebrate Cash's 80th
Carlene Carter, daughter of June Carter Cash and stepdaughter of Johnny Cash, joins the likes of the 'Queen of Rock,' Wanda Jackson, Slim Jim Phantom, and Tim Polecat to make A Tribute to the Music of Johnny Cash a star-studded event. Carlene Carter quickly paved her own path in the country world by releasing her first album, "Carlene Carter," in 1978 MarketWire

Peoplefluent Clients and Business Partners Gather for Annual EMEA User Group Conference
Peoplefluent™, offering a unique combination of best-of-breed social, mobile and cloud-based suite solutions for Talent Management, Vendor Management and Workforce Compliance and Diversity, today shared details of its highly successful 2012 EMEA User Group conference. Held at Peoplefluent offices and The Grange St MarketWire

Businesses Can View, Manage, Connect Payments Environment Using the New Sage Exchange Administrative Portal
Sage North America today introduced a new administrative portal for the Sage Exchange payments platform MarketWire

PivotLink and Retail Thought Leaders Host Webinar Series on Customer-Centric Strategies
PivotLink, the leading provider of retail performance management solutions delivered via Software as a Service (SaaS), today announced it will host two complimentary webinars on breakthrough approaches to retail analytics with participation from IDC and Retail TouchPoints MarketWire

Imaging Diagnostic Signs Shimadzu Medical to Market Its CTLM(R) Laser Breast Imaging Device in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands
Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: IMDS), a pioneer in laser breast imaging, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Shimadzu Medical to market and sell its Computed Tomography Laser Mammography (CTLM®) System in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. MarketWire

OmniUpdate Releases Version 9.15 of Its Web Content Management System
OmniUpdate, the leading web content management system (CMS) provider for higher education, has released version 9.15 of its OU Campus™ CMS. This product release includes a significant enhancement to the existing Assets feature. MarketWire

Dane-Elec Introduces Solid-State Drives (mySSD) for the COTS and Embedded Computing Markets
Dane-Elec, a leading global manufacturer and distributor of memory, has added the mySSD O-Series to its new solid-state drive line. The series is designed specifically for the commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) market and engineered for the embedded computing, server, notebook, and tablet categories MarketWire

Zephyr Real Estate Sponsors Mill Valley Little League Team
The Bowling Green Hot Rods, in the Rookie Division of the Mill Valley Little League, is now proudly sporting new uniforms provided by their new sponsor, Zephyr Real Estate. MarketWire

Relevant Data Names Predictive Analytics Expert Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, Ph.D., Senior Technology Strategist to Scientific Advisory Board
Relevant Data Corp www.relevantdata.com welcomes Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, Ph.D., to its Scientific Board of Advisors as Senior Technology Strategist. MarketWire

Rosetta Genomics Announces One-for-Fifteen Reverse Stock Split
Rosetta Genomics Ltd. (NASDAQ: ROSG), a leading developer and provider of microRNA-based molecular diagnostic tests, today announced the effectiveness of a one-for-fifteen reverse stock split of its share capital MarketWire

Tomorrow: BMO Capital Markets to Host Annual Farm-to-Market Investor Conference
BMO Capital Markets (BMOCM), the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (NYSE: BMO)(TSX: BMO), will hold its annual Farm-to-Market investor conference on May 15 and 16 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. MarketWire

The New Old Waller
For more than one-hundred years, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis has made an indelible mark across the US as one of Nashville's most prominent law firms. Today, the firm is transforming this mark by unveiling a new brand, complete with a simplified name, crisp green logo and website. Now, the iconic law firm -- the largest in the city -- will refer to itself simply as Waller. MarketWire

DISH Expands On-Demand Lineup With First Faith-Friendly Streaming Movie Service From GMC TV
DISH (NASDAQ: DISH) MarketWire

Mauna Kea Technologies Announces Highlights of 4TH Annual International Conference of Cellvizio(R) Users (ICCU)
Mauna Kea Technologies (NYSE Euronext: MKEA), the leader in the endomicroscopy market, today announced highlights of the Fourth Annual International Conference of Cellvizio® Users (ICCU), which took place last month in Rome. MarketWire

"Innovation Through Diversity" Is Novel Theme of L'Oreal USA-Sponsored Presentations by Students Graduating From FIT's Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management Masters Program
The Fashion Institute of Technology's Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management Program's Master of Professional Studies (MPS) candidates will have their Capstone projects sponsored this year by L'Oréal USA. The sponsorship celebrates the 10th anniversary of L'Oréal USA's Office of Diversity & Inclusion MarketWire

Intelligent Living Announces Renovation Division
Intelligent Living Corp. ("ILVC"), (OTCBB: ILVC), a leading supplier of green building solutions and innovative home automation and control technology systems, today announced the establishment of an operating division focused on the buy, renovate and sell segment of the real estate market MarketWire

Candidate Experience Awards Debut in the U.K.
The Candidate Experience Awards, a non-profit organisation focused on facilitating the evolution of the employment candidate experience, today announced details of the first-ever U.K. Candidate Experience Awards (CandEs) MarketWire

Public Communications Worldwide Continues Industry Award Wins in 2012
Public Communications Worldwide, a full service public relations firm dedicated to building technology companies globally, is proud to announce that it has been recognized for excellence in public relations activities at the 2012 Hermes Awards, an international competition for creative professionals. Out of 4,700 entries from across the globe, PC/W earned seven Hermes Awards. MarketWire

Swordfish Financial, Inc. Announces "Project 647"
Swordfish Financial, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SWRF) (OTCQB: SWRF), an asset recovery company announces the location of 647 mineral tracts located in the State of Texas identified as orphaned. These assets appear to have working production on and around the properties. MarketWire

SEMDA Announces Date for 2013 Conference
The Southeastern Medical Device Association's (SEMDA) 7th annual conference will take place on February 19-20, 2013. Recognized as the premier gathering for the Southeast medical device industry, the conference balances presentations by medical device companies to investors with educational programs, partnering and networking opportunities. MarketWire

Bancroft Fund Ltd. Declares Second Quarter Dividend
The Board of Trustees of Bancroft Fund Ltd. (NYSE Amex: BCV) today declared the Fund's one hundred sixty-sixth quarterly dividend. MarketWire

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Pasadena Unified School District Launches Thesys Pilot Program
Thesys International, an education technology business that supports schools with a hybrid online/classroom approach to education, is providing hybrid-education curricula for four courses in two pilot programs funded through the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD). MarketWire

Smart Card Alliance Expands Industry Collaboration With Formation of Mobile and NFC Council
With an estimated 100 million* smart phone handsets containing Near Field Communications (NFC) technology ready to hit the market in 2012, the Smart Card Alliance today announced the newly-formed Mobile and NFC Council to raise awareness and accelerate the adoption of the numerous applications possible with NFC technology. MarketWire

Air Culinaire Prepared for London Olympics
EBACE -- With record business-aviation traffic expected to descend on London for this summer's 2012 Olympic Games, Air Culinaire (exhibit #2366) is expanding its distribution strategies at its London kitchen to ensure it can keep pace with the anticipated demand for in-flight catering. MarketWire

FORTRUST Data Center Announces Powered by IO(TM) Partnership
FORTRUST, the Rocky Mountain Region's premium data center and colocation services provider, has expanded its presence from Colorado to the southwest and east coast with the implementation of IO's modular technology. FORTRUST has partnered with IO to deploy data center 2.0 IO.Anywhere modules in three locations: FORTRUST Denver, FORTRUST Phoenix Powered by IO and FORTRUST New Jersey Powered by IO MarketWire

AMAX Launches New Server Solutions Powered by the Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor E3-1200 v2 Product Family
AMAX, a leading innovator of High Performance Computing (HPC), dynamic Enterprise IT, and custom Appliance Manufacturing solutions, today announced the immediate release of its latest, most advanced CPU-based computing solutions built upon the new Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1200 v2 product family MarketWire

NJ Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno to Deliver Luncheon Keynote at 16th Annual East Coast Gaming Congress, May 16 & 17
New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno will be the Keynote Luncheon speaker at the 16th annual East Coast Gaming Congress & Hospitality Forum, May 16 & 17 at the magnificent new Revel resort in Atlantic City. She replaces Governor Chris Christie, who was unable to participate. The Keynote Luncheon is sponsored by Tishman Construction Corporation of NJ. MarketWire

Blast Applications (BLAP) GolflixPro Featuring Professional Golf Players
Dino Luzzi, CEO of BLAP (PINKSHEETS: BLAP), announces that major Golf Pros have recently signed up for Golflix, BLAP's partner. GolflixPro has received the green light to feature Luke Donald, KJ Choi, Paula Creamer, Aaron Baddeley, Corey Pavin, Se Ri Pak, Paul Casey, Anthony Kim and Camilo Villegas, with many others ready to sign MarketWire

JCM Global Brings Australasia's Best Currency Solutions to G2E Asia
More operators and suppliers across Australasia trust JCM Global, the automated transaction solutions provider, than any other company. Now JCM Global is bringing its award-winning solutions to G2E Asia. MarketWire

NIRI OC Announces Call for Entries for Its 2012 IR Achievement Awards
The Orange County Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI OC) announces its Call for Entries for its 2012 Investor Relations Achievement Awards. Enter to get recognized for your hard work! Entrants can visit www.IRAA2012.org for more details and to register online. MarketWire

Aristocrat Licensed in Montana, Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement With Grand Vision Gaming
Aristocrat Technologies recently entered the U.S. VLT marketplace by receiving its license in South Dakota. Now the company is quickly expanding in the arena, receiving its license in Montana, and signing an exclusive distribution agreement with Grand Vision Gaming to distribute Aristocrat VLT product across the state. MarketWire

Van Lanschot Banks on VirtualSharp Software for Disaster Recovery Assurance
VirtualSharp Software, the leading provider of next generation automated Disaster Recovery solutions for private and public clouds, today announced that its ReliableDR has been selected by Van Lanschot Bank Belgium to enhance the recovery time of its IT services supporting all business applications and seven terabytes of confidential customer and business data. MarketWire

Intersil Debuts Radically New, Simply Smarter Website
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors, today unveiled its redesigned company website that takes a completely different, radically new approach to supporting the engineering design process. MarketWire

Gaming Standards Association Welcomes Eight New Members
The Gaming Standards Association, the world's leading standards-setting organization for the gaming industry, continues to gain membership in all facets of the industry and from all corners of the globe. GSA is now welcoming eight new members, who are a mix of operators, suppliers and iGaming experts. MarketWire

Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. Granted U.S. Army Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) for EMS Enterprise(TM) V6 Software
Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. (www.dea.com), a leader in the development of sophisticated room scheduling, web calendar and online event registration/survey software, today announced that the Designated Approving Authority (DAA) - U.S. Army, 9th Signal Command has approved a request to award a Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) to EMS software, specifically their product EMS Enterprise. MarketWire

Universal Aviation UK to Be Completely Refurbished in Time for London Olympics
Universal Aviation UK, located at London Stansted Airport (EGSS), is completely refurbishing its FBO in time for operators traveling to London for the 2012 Olympic Games. Specialists from Universal Aviation will be available at EBACE2012 exhibit #7080 to help operators plan their trips to the London Olympics. MarketWire

Cinedigm to Distribute Brian & Barrett Pictures' Hip Hop Dance Movie Battlefield America
Cinedigm Entertainment Group, a division of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) today announced an agreement with Brian & Barrett Pictures to distribute Battlefield America: Where Kids Rule. The hip hop dance battle movie is from filmmaker Christopher B MarketWire

Universal Clients to Benefit From LFV's Competitive Aviation Insurance Offerings
To help meet its clients' insurance needs associated with operation of their aircraft, Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. (EBACE exhibit #7080) has developed a relationship with LFV Aviation Insurance Brokers/Luftfahrt-Versicherungslösungen AG (LFV). MarketWire

2012 NAR Member Survey Shows Rising Incomes
The income and business of Realtors® is growing after many years of decline, according to the 2012 National Association of Realtors® Member Profile. MarketWire

Security Group Africa (SGA) Joins EarthSearch Partner Network With a $500k Annual Purchase Commitment
East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCBB: ECDC), through its subsidiary EarthSearch Communications, Inc., announced that its Master Licensee in Kenya, Asonicslive Interlink, has secured a 5 year distributor agreement with Security Group Africa (SGA). MarketWire

Securifi Announces Almond -- World First Touch Screen Wireless Router and Range Extender for the Post-PC Era
Securifi Ltd today announced the highly anticipated US launch of Almond, the world's first wireless router with a color touch screen that configures in seconds and does away with PC or Mac based setup or maintenance. MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software Appoints Taldor as a Distributor of the Trillium Software System in Israel
Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks® (NYSE: HHS) and the leading provider of Total Data Quality solutions, announced an agreement with Taldor, appointing the technology consultant as a distributor of data quality software products and solutions in the Israeli market MarketWire

SPAR Group Announces First Quarter 2012 Shareholder Update Call Reminder
SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGRP) (the "Company" or "SPAR Group"), a leading supplier of retail merchandising and other marketing services throughout the United States and internationally, provides a reminder that Gary Raymond, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jim Segreto, Chief Financial Officer, will host a shareholder update conference call on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at 11:00 a.m MarketWire

Send Word Now Is Gold Sponsor at 2012 "DRJ en Español" in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Send Word Now, the leading provider of on-demand alerting, response, and incident management services, today announced that it is the gold sponsor of Disaster Recovery Journal's "DRJ en Español" business continuity conference, to be held from October 7-10, 2012, at the Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. MarketWire

Oiltanking Partners Sees Strong Gulf Coast Demand in First-Quarter 2012, Boosts Spending on Houston Terminal, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Oiltanking Partners LP (NYSE:OILT) (Houston, Texas), which stores and transports crude oil, refined petroleum products and liquefied petroleum gas, saw steady improvement in first-quarter 2012 as the company boosted storage capacity and continued to see strong demand for transmission and capacity along the Gulf Coast MarketWire

Maple Energy to Start Selling Ethanol in Peru This Month; Entire Port of Paita Complex Complete, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Maple Energy plc (LSE:MPLE) (San Isidro, Lima, Peru) and subsidiary Maple Etanol SRL (Suliana, Piura) are ready to start selling and distributing fuel ethanol from a new complex at the Port of Paita in Peru. The sugar-based fuel ethanol plant began construction on the $275 million plant in late 2009 MarketWire

Carroll Shelby: Barrett-Jackson Looks Back at a Friend, His Iconic Life and a Legacy for the Hobby
The world lost an automotive icon, Barrett-Jackson lost a friend. MarketWire

Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. - Reports First Quarter 2012 Operating Results
Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. (NASDAQ: OBCI) today reported operating results for the first quarter 2012. Net income was approximately $364,000 for the first quarter of 2012 and earnings per share for the first quarter 2012 were $.04 per share (basic & diluted). The Company also reported first quarter 2012 net sales of approximately $6,005,000. MarketWire

NextLevel Internet Expands Executive Management Team
NextLevel Internet, Inc., a leader in mission-critical Internet access and hosted voice services, today announced that the company has expanded its executive management team with two new key appointments for inside sales engineering manager and channel development manager. MarketWire

The Jewelry Exchange Reports Increase in Diamond Sales
The Jewelry Exchange is reporting an increase in Diamond sales in April compared to last year's same store figures. The increase of 6.75% in overall number of diamonds sold is accompanied by an increase in the average price per item, which is up 6.18%. MarketWire

SONIC(R) Uses Big Data Analytics to Drive Past Its Competitors
SONIC, the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, has embraced 1010data's Internet-based Big Data Warehouse to analyze billions of records to enable critical business decisions ranging from operations to marketing MarketWire

Cleburne County Commission Receives Smart Government Honor From Revenue Discovery Systems
Revenue Discovery Systems (RDS), a government services company providing revenue enhancement support services to state and local government, announced today that the Cleburne County Commission, of Cleburne County, Ala., is the 2012 Smart Government Award recipient in the Small County category. MarketWire

Mu Sigma CEO Dhiraj Rajaram Named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Finalist in the Midwest
Mu Sigma (http://www.mu-sigma.com), the largest pure-play provider of decision sciences and analytics solutions for global enterprise customers, announced today that its CEO and Founder Dhiraj Rajaram has been named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 program in the Midwest MarketWire

Bechtel Reaches Safety Milestone at Hanford Waste Treatment Plant
Bechtel Corporation announced today that workers at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant, also known as the "Vit Plant," surpassed 11 million hours without an injury resulting in a lost work day. More than 2,700 people at the Vit Plant worked safely for more than a year and a half to achieve this extraordinary milestone. MarketWire

Curata and Magnify CEOs to Help Marketers Cure Digital Overload
Curata (formerly HiveFire, Inc.), provider of the leading content curation technology solution for marketers, today announced it will host an upcoming American Marketing Association (AMA) webinar where two of the leading voices in the industry, Pawan Deshpande of Curata and Steve Rosenbaum of Magnify MarketWire

Vanguard Energy Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results
Vanguard Energy Corporation (OTCQX: VNGE) (OTCBB: VNGE), an oil development and production company, today announced financial results for its Fiscal Year 2012 second quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

KMAG Announces Progress Shipments to Major USA Retailers
KMA Global Solutions International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KMAG) is excited to share progress for two (2) USA based retailers. Recently Jeffrey D. Reid, CEO, visited the two (2) factories that are responsible for KMAG's production and shipping. One Factory (A) produces some of KMAG's RFID solutions while the other Factory (B) produces some of KMAG's security products. MarketWire

Chango Continues Industry Integration by Adding 5 Tag Partners to Custom Platform
Chango, a digital marketing platform for advertisers has joined forces with 5 tag partners to make pixel integration easier for its advertisers. The use of pixels is a requirement for many forms of digital marketing such as search retargeting, but remains a challenge for most advertisers due to site load concerns or simple resourcing problems. MarketWire

Renowned Financial Planning Authority, Harold Evensky, Joins the Board of Governance for the Retirement Management Analyst(SM) Designation Program
The Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) announced that Harold Evensky, CFP®, AIF®, renowned financial planning authority and founder and president of Evensky & Katz, a nationally respected wealth management firm, has joined the Board of Governance for the Retirement Management Analyst Designation (RMA) Program. MarketWire

Liberty All-Star(R) Equity Fund April 2012 Monthly Update
Below is the April 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund. (NYSE: USA) MarketWire

Pure Storage Named a Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Award
Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage company, today announced it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Americas award, a prestigious list honoring the year's most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. MarketWire

GEOTECH Acquires Aeroquest
GEOTECH LTD., a world leader in airborne geophysical surveys is pleased to announce its acquisition of Aeroquest International and its subsidiaries. A meeting of Aeroquest International shareholders was held on May 3rd 2012, resulting in overwhelming support for the transaction. MarketWire

New Preliminary Feasibility Study Improves Seabridge Gold's KSM Project
Seabridge Gold Inc. (TSX: SEA)(NYSE: SA) announced today the results of an updated National Instrument 43-101-compliant Preliminary Feasibility Study ("PFS") for its 100% owned KSM project located in northern British Columbia, Canada. The updated PFS was prepared by Tetra Tech Wardrop ("Tetra Tech"). The PFS Executive Summary can be found at http://seabridgegold.net/KSM2012ExecSum.pdf MarketWire

GEC Organics Delivers First Large Sale of Proprietary Compost Soil Amendment
Global Ecology Corporation (GEC) (OTCQB: GLEC) (PINKSHEETS: GLEC) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, GEC Organics, has delivered the first truck loads of its proprietary compost soil amendment, OSA1000™. MarketWire

Liberty All-Star(R) Growth Fund, Inc. April 2012 Monthly Update
Below is the April 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ASG) MarketWire

Coveo Executive to Lead 'Insight Advantage' Workshop During SCORE Conference on Customer Experience May 16-17, 2012
Coveo today announced that Ed Shepherdson, senior vice president, Enterprise Solutions, will lead and participate in two sessions during the 10th annual SCORE Conference, an Omega Management Group conference in Boston May 16 and 17, 2012 MarketWire

VistaGen CEO Issues Update Letter to Stockholders
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: VSTA) (OTCQB: VSTA), a biotechnology company applying stem cell technology for drug rescue, today issued the following letter to its stockholders and the investment community from its CEO, Shawn Singh. MarketWire

Research From PageUp People Highlights Opportunities and Challenges for Multinational Companies in Indonesia
PageUp People™, a Multinational Talent Management solutions provider, today announced the release of its newest research titled, "Into Indonesia: Talent Management Essentials in an Emerging Democracy," authored by Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith, senior vice president of Research MarketWire

New Generation of Apartments Combines Luxury With Affordable Living at Pinnacle at Avery Glen
Pinnacle Housing Group will host the official opening of Pinnacle at Avery Glen, featuring a new generation of affordable, luxury-styled apartment homes, 100 percent leased as a result of its reasonable rents combined with market-rate amenities. The community's success relies on another highly-effective public/private partnership and Pinnacle's commitment to "green" building MarketWire

Kentico Introduces Integration With Jigsaw in the New Data.com Connector
Kentico Software (www.kentico.com), the Web content management system vendor, announced today integration of their Enterprise Marketing Solution (EMS) with Jigsaw's database, the world's largest database of complete contact and company information. The Kentico Data.com Connector enables websites to easily import contacts' details into Kentico EMS. MarketWire

Mobiquity and SAP Extend Relationship: Mobiquity Joins SAP's PartnerEdge Program, Scheduled to Unveil New EHS Mobile App at SAPPHIRE
Mobiquity, a professional services firm creating innovative and engaging enterprise-class mobile solutions that drive business value, today announced it has extended its strategic relationship with SAP MarketWire

Bradford Networks Raises $3 Million in Series C Financing, Led by Updata Partners
Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced the closing of a $3 million round of financing. Updata Partners led the round and was joined by Windspeed Ventures MarketWire

MRIS and Imprev Announce Integrated Real Estate Marketing Center
(National Association of REALTORS® MidYear Conference) - Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS), the Mid-Atlantic Multiple Listing Service (MLS) that facilitated $33.6 billion in real estate sales in 2011, has selected Imprev, Inc., a leading real estate marketing technology firm to power MRIS's new "My Marketing Center." MarketWire

Virident Systems to Demonstrate SSD Benchmark Comparison at EMC World
Virident Systems, a performance leader in flash-based storage class memory (SCM) solutions, will demonstrate a database TPC-C-like benchmark comparing Virident FlashMAX performance with other leading PCIe flash solutions at booth 1008 at EMC World, May 21 - 23, 2012 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada MarketWire

ASSIA to Share DSL Acceleration Insights at Broadband-IP&TV Asia
ASSIA, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance software tools for dynamic spectrum management (DSM) of digital subscriber line (DSL) networks, today announced that Dr. John Cioffi, CEO of ASSIA, will deliver a presentation, "Accelerating DSL Through Effective Management," on May 16 at the Broadband-IP&TV Asia conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia MarketWire

Yottaa Launches Solution for Mobile Acceleration, Selected by the Largest Mobile Social Gaming Platform
Yottaa, Inc., the website optimization company, announced today the launch and first customer of the Yottaa Solution for Mobile Acceleration. The solution will help ensure a great user experience for MocoSpace's free-to-play mobile apps and HTML5 games MarketWire

GreenMan Technologies Second Quarter Results Conference Call Alert
GreenMan Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GMTI) (PINKSHEETS: GMTI) today announced it will host a conference call on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 10:30 AM Eastern in which we will discuss the results for the three and six months ended March 31, 2012. To participate, please call 1-800-311-6662 and ask for the GreenMan call using pass code 5754988 MarketWire

Skytide Announces Insight for Content Delivery Networks Version 3.0
Content Delivery Summit -- Skytide, the leader in Online Video Management Analytics, today announced the next generation of its acclaimed CDN analytics and reporting solution. Skytide Insight for Content Delivery Networks 3 MarketWire

Auto Club CEO Thomas McKernan Retires, Becomes Chair of the Board
Thomas V. McKernan, CEO of the Automobile Club of Southern California, has retired after serving 46 years with the organization and 21 years as CEO, the organization announced today. On May 1, 2012, he was succeeded by Robert Bouttier, who previously served as Auto Club President and Chief Operating Officer. MarketWire

Qzina Specialty Foods Builds the World's Largest Chocolate Sculpture
To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Qzina Specialty Foods, the premier importer and distributor of specialty chocolate, pastry and dessert ingredients in North America, has broken a Guinness World Record for building the largest chocolate sculpture MarketWire

King & Spalding Expands Healthcare Practice With Addition of Two Lawyers in Washington, D.C.
Donna K. Thiel, a healthcare lawyer with extensive experience in Medicare coverage, payment and compliance, and Theresa E. Weir, a lawyer specializing in healthcare regulatory matters, have joined King & Spalding's healthcare practice as a partner and counsel, respectively, the firm announced today. They joined King & Spalding's Washington, D.C MarketWire

Space Systems/Loral Provides High Capacity Broadband Satellite to Hughes
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Schneider Electric Brings Facility Module to Modular Data Center Campus at Uptime Symposium 2012
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, and a Diamond Underwriter of the 2012 Uptime Institute Symposium focused on Digital Infrastructure Convergence, will provide its Data Center Facility Module at the event. Schneider Electric will feature a prefabricated 500kW Facility Power Module for live, guided tours at the Symposium as part of the Modular Data Center Campus MarketWire

The State of Georgia Prevents Tax Refund Fraud With the Help of LexisNexis Pilot Program
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions today announced that the State of Georgia has leveraged the LexisNexis Tax Refund Investigative Solution in a pilot program for the purpose of mitigating identity fraud, and it has awarded the company a contract to continue the effort MarketWire

Telx Expands Cloud Service Offerings Through Partnership With ContinuityX
Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud computing enablement services and data center solutions, today announced that ContinuityX Solutions, Inc. (CUSX), a unique provider of business continuity and disaster recovery services, has joined the Telx Cloud Xchange MarketWire

Fortinet(R) Wins "Information Security Company of the Year" Award at SC Congress Canada 2012
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that the company won "Information Security Company of the Year" at SC Congress Canada 2012. The announcement was made at the exclusive SC Magazine Awards Gala, held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Tuesday, May 8. MarketWire

Sidera Networks Extends Its Xtreme Ultra Low Latency Network Internationally
Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announces the availability of low latency connectivity from the New York Metro market to Toronto, Canada and London, England MarketWire

Telx's Connect Marketplace to Offer Global Capacity's One Marketplace Access Exchange Services to Members
Global Capacity, the world's leading telecommunications information and logistics company, has partnered with Telx to provide its One Marketplace Access Exchange's functionality of automated pricing, ordering and provisioning of access network solutions within the Telx Connect Marketplace MarketWire

Bridge Bank Hires Kelly Cook as Vice President
Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, a full-service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley and with offices located nationwide, announced today that Kelly Cook has joined its Technology Banking Division in San Jose. MarketWire

U.S.English Chairman Commends Queen Anne's County on Passage of English Language Bill
U.S.English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today commended the Queen Anne's County Commissioners on their 4-1 vote to enact a bill making English the official language of the county government. MarketWire

Computer Software Innovations, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Computer Software Innovations, Inc. (OTCBB: CSWI), CSI Technology Outfitters™ ("CSI") today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

SilkRoad Completes $35 Million Growth Financing
SilkRoad, a leading provider of social talent management solutions, has completed a $35 million Series C financing round. New investors include Keating Capital (NASDAQ: KIPO) and NTT Finance (NYSE: NTT). Existing investors including Intel Capital, Crosslink Capital, Foundation Capital, Azure Capital and Tenaya Capital, amongst others, invested in the oversubscribed round MarketWire

Quasar Announces Major Share Reduction
Quasar Aerospace Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QASP) MarketWire

Lone Star Gold, Inc. Provides Assay Results and an Update on Tailings Project Wash Plant Operation
Lone Star Gold, Inc. (OTCBB: LSTG) ("Lone Star" or "the Company") is pleased to provide an update on the Company's Tailings Project wash plant in terms of operation, ongoing development and further concentrate testing results. Lone Star has an undivided 65% interest in the Tailings Project, which represents 1.2 million tons of mine tailings. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Signs Reseller Agreements With Patient-Advocate.com and Premier Health Advocates Under Rapid Revenue Program
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR"), today announced that it had signed reseller agreements with two nationally known Patient Advocate Organizations: Premier Health Advocates and Patient-Advocate.com. The reseller agreements are already generating revenue from sales of the Company's MyMedicalRecords Personal Health Record (PHR) under its recently announced Rapid Revenue Program MarketWire

BBSI Maintains $0.11 per Share Quarterly Cash Dividend
Barrett Business Services, Inc. (BBSI) (NASDAQ: BBSI), a leading provider of business management solutions, announced that its board of directors has maintained the company's regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per common share. The cash dividend will be paid on June 8, 2012 to all common stockholders of record as of May 25, 2012. MarketWire

Rochester's Unity Health System Selects Phytel for Diabetes Project
Phytel, the leader in automated, physician-led population health improvement, announced today that Unity Health System in Rochester, N.Y., has selected Phytel to help the organization improve diabetes care as part of a statewide health IT program. In addition, Phytel will be an integral part of the technology infrastructure that Unity will use for population health management. MarketWire

Vaultive Introduces Enterprise-Class Cloud Data Encryption Solution for Hosted Exchange
Vaultive, a provider of cloud data encryption solutions that enable organizations to leverage the economy and efficiency of cloud computing while maintaining data security, control and compliance advantages of on-premise computing, today announced general availability of Vaultive for Hosted Exchange MarketWire

NextPlane Announces First Federated Voice/Video Cloud Service for Disparate Unified Communications Platforms
NextPlane, Inc., the market leader in cloud-based federation services for unified communications (UC), has just launched a new service to federate video and voice across disparate enterprise UC networks. The first stage of the new voice/video Federation-as-a-Service (FaaS) solution will provide voice and video federation between Microsoft (Lync and OCS) and Google Apps. MarketWire

SMTP Board Approves Increase in Special Dividend
SMTP, Inc. (OTCBB: SMTP), a global email marketing and delivery provider, today announced that Public Financial Services, LLC exercised their outstanding warrant and purchased 800,000 shares of SMTP common stock for $500,000 in cash. MarketWire

Data Storage Corporation Expands Waltham Data Center With IBM iSeries Hardware Supporting Increased Demand for Cloud-Based High Availability Services and Disaster Recovery
Data Storage Corporation (OTCBB: DTST), a long-standing leader in cloud storage and cloud computing for over 10 years focusing on data protection and business continuity solutions, today announced the completion of phase 1 and 2 of its three-phased expansion plan for its Waltham data center facility. MarketWire

FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to Ohr Pharmaceutical's Squalamine Eye Drops for the Treatment of Wet-AMD
Ohr Pharmaceutical Inc. (OTCBB: OHRP) announced today that its Squalamine Eye Drops, a potent inhibitor of multiple growth factors implicated in angiogenesis, has been awarded Fast Track designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the potential treatment of the wet form of macular degeneration (wet-AMD). MarketWire

Rosendin Electric Begins Phase 2 of a Major Data Center Build-Out in Virginia's High-Tech Corridor
The Mid-Atlantic office of Rosendin Electric, one of the nation's largest private electrical contractors and a 100% employee-owned company, announced that the company has been awarded the second phase of a major data center build-out in the Northern Virginia High-Tech Corridor MarketWire

Aryaka Wins THINKstrategies' Best of SaaS Showplace Award
Aryaka, the world's first cloud-based WAN optimization as-a-service, today announced that THINKstrategies, Inc., the leading strategic consulting company focused on the business implications of the on-demand services market, has named Aryaka the winner of the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards MarketWire

Dreaming of Your Next Holiday-Save Money With Coupons and Other Special Offers
When dreaming about your next trip you probably think about two things, where you would like to go on holiday and where to get the best travel deals. MarketWire

Southridge Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase El Horconcito Gold Mine
Southridge Enterprises Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRGE) ("Southridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with San Dimas Mineria S.A. to acquire a 100% interest in the El Horconcito Gold Mine, in the state of Durango, Mexico. El Horconcito is located in the San Dimas mining municipality of Durango, close to the Sinaloa border. MarketWire

Lavante Unveils Lavante Recovery+ for Next-Generation Automated Real-Time Recovery
Lavante, the leading provider of on-demand supplier management solutions, including recovery auditing and supplier information management, today announced the latest version of its next-generation recovery auditing platform, Lavante Recovery+ MarketWire

Lightower Announces Network Expansion and Collocation Expansion in Providence, Rhode Island
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Livability linked to connectivity according to new Ericsson report
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SouthGobi Resources Announces First Quarter 2012 Financial and Operating Results
SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX: SGQ)(HK: 1878), (the "Company" or "SouthGobi") today announced its financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2012. All figures are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated. MarketWire

Quture/TCLN Announces Formation of Subsidiary for European Operations
Quture International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TCLN) (OTCQB: TCLN) and its operations subsidiary Quture, Inc. ("Quture") announce the formation of a second subsidiary of Quture International, filed as Quture Euro, LLC, a Florida limited liability company. The Company is currently negotiating to conduct a proof of concept for its QualOptima product in hospitals in Portugal MarketWire

Sauer Energy Completes Asset Purchase of Helix Wind
Sauer Energy, Inc. ("SEI") (OTCBB: SENY), a developer of the patented WindCharger™ vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT), announced today that on Friday, May 11, 2012, in San Diego County, California, it purchased 100% of the assets of Helix Wind Corporation ("Helix"), manufacturer of small vertical axis wind turbine systems. MarketWire

iPerceptions Introduces Comment Cards to Turn Online Complaints Into Actionable CRM
iPerceptions Inc., a leading provider of online Voice of Customer (VoC) analytics derived from actual visitor feedback, today announced the addition of Comment Cards to its growing VoC solution suite. iPerceptions Comment Cards serve as a complaint management system for companies to easily identify specific friction points that need repair. MarketWire

Swordfish Financial, Inc. Expands Services to Mineral Rights Investigation Services
Swordfish Financial, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SWRF) (OTCQB: SWRF), an asset recovery company specializing in locating orphaned and dormant assets, is expanding its work to oil and gas mineral assets in Texas. MarketWire

ENSERVCO Reports First Quarter Financial Results
ENSERVCO Corporation (OTCQB: ENSV) (OTCBB: ENSV), a provider of well-site services to the domestic onshore conventional and unconventional oil and gas industries, today reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Social Media Users Expect Rapid Live Help, According to Consumer Report From Oracle
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Omnicell Turns to Fujitsu to Improve Customer Management
Fujitsu today announced that its professional services group has helped Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL) dramatically improve customer contact and activity management with a deployment of Duet Enterprise software for Microsoft SharePoint and SAP(R) applications MarketWire

Fujitsu Launches Global Enterprise Management Services for SAP(R) Solutions
Fujitsu today announced the launch of its latest service offering, Global Enterprise Management Services (GEMS) for SAP(R) solutions, at the SAPPHIRE(R) NOW conference, being held in Orlando, Fla., May 14-16. MarketWire

Crossville Brings Large Format Tile Panels to the U.S. Market
Crossville, Inc. is launching "Laminam by Crossville," a full line of lean profile, large format porcelain products. This important new offering comes through an exclusive distribution agreement with Italian manufacturer Laminam, a division of Systems Group. Under the agreement, Crossville is the sole source for Laminam's innovative large unit porcelain panel products throughout the U.S MarketWire

Tensilica Discusses Importance of Customizable IP Subsystems at Semico IMPACT Conference
Who:Steve Roddy, vice president of Marketing, Tensilica. What:Roddy will participate in a panel discussion titled, "Will IP Subsystems Help Reduce Complexity... At What Cost?" at Semico's IMPACT Conference: Focus on The IP Ecosystem. The panel will look at the evolution of complex SoC architectures and the role of IP subsystems in this growth MarketWire

SMBs Are Adopting Virtualization, Cloud and Mobility for Improved Disaster Preparedness According to a Symantec Survey
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the findings of its 2012 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey, which discovered that disaster preparedness is closely connected with small and medium sized businesses' (SMBs) adoption of technologies like virtualization, cloud computing, and mobility MarketWire

Qualys Enlists New Security and Industry Experts to Its CTO/CSO Advisory Board
Qualys Inc., a pioneer and a leading provider of cloud IT security and compliance management solutions, announced today the newest additions to its CSO/CTO Advisory Board MarketWire

Green Hills Software Receives 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award
Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, was presented with Boeing's 2011 Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Green Hills Software maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct MarketWire

AMD Named to CRN's 5-Star Partner Programs Guide for Third Consecutive Year
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has been named to CRN's 2012 Partner Programs Guide for its AMD Fusion Partner Program (FPP). CRN's Partner Programs Guide recognizes vendors with robust partner programs or products that provide the best possible partnering elements for channel success. MarketWire

ImmuCell Announces Product Sales Growth and Profit
ImmuCell Corporation (NASDAQ: ICCC) today announced the results of its operations for the three-month period ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Sitecore to Discuss Personalized Customer Engagement Strategies at CMA Summit 2012
Sitecore today announced that the company's Senior Vice President of Product Marketing, Darren Guarnaccia, will host a discussion on the latest advances in marketing channel integration at CMA Summit 2012. MarketWire

Reed's, Inc. Gross Profits Increase 40%
Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, today announced the financial results for its first fiscal quarter ending March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Capital Product Partners L.P. Agrees to Issue $140 Million of Convertible Preferred Units and Reaches Agreement With Lenders to Defer Debt Amortization Until March 2016
Capital Product Partners L.P. (the "Partnership") (NASDAQ: CPLP), an international owner of modern double-hull tankers, announced today the agreement to issue $140 million of Class B Convertible Preferred Units ("Class B Units") to a group of investors including Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P MarketWire

VirTra Systems Appoints Experienced Director of Finance, Corporate Controller
VirTra Systems (PINKSHEETS: VTSI), a leading provider of firearms training simulation systems to military, law enforcement agencies and other organizations, today announced the addition of Mark Skidmore in the position of Director of Finance and Corporate Controller. Mr MarketWire

REPEAT: BioNitrogen's Reorganization is Precursor of Extraordinary Growth and Opportunity
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 has made several tactical and strategic moves in the past few weeks that bode extremely well for the Company's future as a key Player in the important Urea Fertilizer Industry. MarketWire

GNCC Capital, Inc. Files Its Second Quarterly Report
GNCC Capital, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GNCP) ("the Company") has filed its Quarterly Report for the three months ended March 31, 2012. A full copy of the report may be downloaded here: http://www.otcmarkets.com/financialReportViewer?symbol=GNCP&id=81191. MarketWire

Chris Firth Joins Tiburon as Vice President Customer Satisfaction & Client Advocacy
Tiburon, Inc. today announced that Chris Firth is joining the company as Vice President, Customer Satisfaction & Client Advocacy. Mr. Firth is a long-time public safety software industry veteran who served most recently as the Director of Technical Deployment at Intergraph Public Safety in Huntsville, Alabama. MarketWire

Implant Sciences Ships Additional Quantum Sniffers to China for Bomb Squad Use
Showing further traction in the growing market for security equipment in China, Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced it has shipped orders worth approximately $150,000 of its Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150 handheld explosives detectors to customers in China MarketWire

Cellceutix Arranges $1 Million Financing for Clinical Trials of New Cancer Drug; IND Filing Imminent
MarketWire

CallidusCloud Named as Finalist in 2012 American Business Awards(SM)
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in the 2012 American Business Awards in the "Company of the Year - Computer Software MarketWire

Patersons Announces Strategic Partnership With WorkPlace Systems
Patersons, the expert provider of integrated global payroll services, today announced a strategic partnership with WorkPlace Systems, a world-leading supplier of cloud-based workforce management solutions. MarketWire

Celebrity Screening of "MARLEY" Documentary Allows Fans to Watch the Movie and Interact Live With Ziggy Marley on Facebook(R) May 19
Shangri-La Entertainment, Tuff Gong Pictures and Milyoni today announced a Celebrity Cinema live chat on Facebook with Ziggy Marley, Bob Marley's eldest son and executive producer of "MARLEY." The definitive documentary about the legendary musician Bob Marley opened in theaters and simultaneously on Facebook, iTunes and VOD on April 20 MarketWire

Cubic Names New Vice President, Legislative Affairs
Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) has named Andy Jazwick as its vice president, legislative affairs. MarketWire

Vitelity Launches SIP Enable Communications Solution
Leading Voice over IP (VoIP) technology provider Vitelity Communications announced the launch of the communications bundle, SIP Enable, today at the International Telecoms Week conference. MarketWire

mafi Named 2012 "Red Dot Award" Winner
The carving club I engineered wooden floor has won the prestigious "red dot award: product design 2012" after a 30-member expert jury evaluated the product over the course of several days. MarketWire

Overland Storage to Present at Security Research Associates Growth Stock Conference in San Francisco on May 15, 2012
Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced that Kurt Kalbfleisch, CFO, will present at the Security Research Associates 8th Annual Spring Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 9.00 a.m. Pacific Time MarketWire

Thomson Reuters Launches First Highly-Liquid, Investable, Real Estate Indices for ETF Market
Thomson Reuters, the world's leading supplier of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, and Global Property Research today announced the launch of the first highly-liquid, real estate indices MarketWire

QuorumLabs(R) Hires New VP Engineering to Take Backup, Recovery and Continuity Solutions to the Next Level
QuorumLabs®, the leading provider of one-click backup, recovery and continuity for small- to mid-sized businesses, today announced the addition of a new vice president of engineering to its executive staff MarketWire

Market Research Finds That Pet Owners Are Spending Less
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "U.S. Pet Market Outlook 2012-2013," to their collection of Pet Services & Supplies market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Packaged-Facts-v768/Pet-Outlook-6501263 MarketWire

InsideView Delivers Industry's First ROI Dashboard That Links Social Selling Activities to Bottom-Line Revenue
InsideView, the only social selling provider to reveal the person behind the contact, today released the industry's most comprehensive and accurate tools for tracking return on investment from social selling activities and technologies MarketWire

CipherCloud Named a Winner of the Prestigious TiE50 2012 Award
CipherCloud, the leading provider of cloud information protection gateways for cloud applications and platforms, has been named a TiE50 Winner, as a leader in entrepreneurship, innovation, and management excellence. The TiE50 awards will be presented at TiEcon 2012, May 18 - 19th, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA MarketWire

Davinci Virtual Office Solutions Launches Brand New Website -- davincivirtual.com
Davinci Virtual, a leading provider of global virtual office services, announced the launch of its completely redesigned main website www.davincivirtual.com. The new site has been custom built for the past 10 months using the most advanced programming and technologies available MarketWire

Events & Adventures Thrives as Traditional Matchmaking Flounders
For some, matchmaking is a kind of a hobby. Setting up single friends with other single friends, and hoping that the sparks of romance fly, provides a visceral thrill. A new editorial in the Huffington Post, however, reveals that many matchmakers are beginning to realize just how uncertain their methods really are MarketWire

Julian Bakery Offers Healthy, Diet-Friendly Breads With Zero Net Carbs
In a recent article by Forbes, the story behind a popular infographic created by Massive Health and Column Five Media is told. Called "A Tale of Two Meals," this graphic depicts the differences between the body's digestion of fats and carbohydrates. Ultimately, the graphic asserts that carbohydrates lead to weight gain much more often than fats MarketWire

Azul Systems to Address Java Performance and Scalability at Multiple Global Conferences in Summer 2012
Azul Systems, Inc. (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, announced today that it was participating in events in China, the United States, the Netherlands, and Brazil during the months of May and June 2012. MarketWire

Saxo Bank Q2 Outlook 2012: European Politics Is Spinning Out of Control
Saxo Bank, the parent company of Saxo Capital Markets, believes the economic momentum will weaken during Q2 2012. The eventual return of QE (Quantitative Easing) seems inevitable as central banks try to keep the crisis at bay and the compounding of policy errors failing to address the solvency problem and growing social and geo-political friction will potentially lead to an explosive outcome. MarketWire

Viewfinity's Newest Privilege Management Release Dramatically Raises Level of Manageability, Reducing Burden on IT Through Automation
Viewfinity (www.viewfinity.com), the leading provider of privilege management solutions, today announced Viewfinity Privilege Management 4.0, a compelling and major upgrade to the company's flagship product. With this release, enterprises have a new, automated approach previously not available in any solution for managing rights and privileges for standard users on Windows endpoints and servers MarketWire

Foodservice Revenue at U.S. Amusement Parks to Reach $2.9 Billion in 2012
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Amusement Park Foodservice Trends in the U.S." to their collection of Food Service & Hospitality market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Packaged-Facts-v768/Amusement-Park-Foodservice-Trends-6849611/ MarketWire

Suntron Corporation Named 2012 Arizona Manufacturer of the Year
Suntron Corporation, a leader in integrated electronics manufacturing systems (EMS) and embedded computing solutions, announces that it has received the 2012 Arizona Manufacturers Council (AMC) Manufacturer of the Year Award. Suntron accepted the award at a reception on May 11, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, in Phoenix, Arizona. MarketWire

VidSys Reveals PSIM Market Growth and Desire to Reduce Operational Costs in First Annual UK Safety and Security Survey
IFSEC International 2012 - VidSys, the leading provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software that allows organisations to resolve business and security situations in real time, is previewing findings from its first annual UK Safety and Security Survey at IFSEC International 2012. MarketWire

Southern Servings
(Family Features) If you think Southern cooking is all about deep-fried food, you're missing out on some wonderful dining opportunities. Chef Rosemary Rutland has created three mouthwatering recipes that showcase Georgia-grown peaches, blueberries, watermelons, pecans and Vidalia onions. MarketWire

Amid Drought in Retail Growth, It's Raining Cats & Dogs
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new twin reports "Dog Population and Dog Owner Trends" and "Cat Population and Cat Owner Trends" to their collection of Pet Services & Supplies market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Packaged-Facts-v768/Dog-Population-Owner-Demographics-6501253/ and http://www.marketresearch MarketWire

Universal to Support First Locally-Based Irish Air Ambulance Service
EBACE -- AeroMedevac Ireland (AMI), the first locally-based Irish Air Ambulance Service, announced that it has signed a cooperation memorandum for Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. to support its critical life-saving missions by providing handling, fueling and trip support services. MarketWire

Universal Aviation Italy Opens Fourth Italy Office at Venice Marco Polo Airport (LIPZ)
EBACE -- Universal Aviation(SM), the ground support division of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., has officially opened a fourth office in Italy at Venice's Marco Polo Airport (LIPZ). Universal Aviation Italy also has offices in Rome at Rome Ciampino Airport (LIRA), and in Milan at Milano Malpensa Airport (LIMC) and Milan Linate (LIML). MarketWire

SDRL - Seadrill reports first quarter 2012 results
Highlights * Seadrill generates first quarter 2012 EBITDA*()) of US$595 million * Seadrill reports first quarter 2012 net income of US$439 million and earnings per share of US$0.89 * Seadrill increases the ordinary quarterly cash dividend by 2 cents to US$0.82. In addition, Seadrill will pay a one-off dividend of US$0 MarketWire

Shell Executives' Comments Confirm the Validity of Carbon Sciences' Business Opportunity
Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to make transportation fuels, hydrogen and other valuable products from natural gas, today responded to comments made by key Royal Dutch Shell executives about the future role of natural gas and the importance of catalyst technology. MarketWire

IDO Security Completes Install of MagShoe(TM) 3G Units in Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy
IDO Security, Inc. (OTCBB: IDOI), developer of the innovative MagShoe™ shoe scanning device (SSD), today announced that the Company has completed an order of the MagShoe™ 3G, installing multiple units in the Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy MarketWire

Norsk Hydro: Primary insiders purchase shares under Long Term Incentive program
Following approval by Norsk Hydro ASA's AnnualGeneral Meeting in 2010, theBoard of Directors established a Long Term Incentive (LTI) in the form of aremuneration of 30 percent and 25 percent of annual base salary for thePresident and CEO and the other members of the Corporate Management Board. TheLTI payment requires that Hydro has had a positive underlying EBIT in theprevious year MarketWire

Netronome Reaps Significant Power, Performance and Area Benefits With Cadence Encounter Digital Technology
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, announced today that Netronome, the leading developer of intelligent network flow processors (NFP), gained a significant performance advantage on its low-power "green" SoCs by using the Cadence® Encounter® RTL-to-GDSII flow MarketWire

Galapagos initiates Phase IIa study with GLPG0634
MarketWire

Cisco, Cognitec, Keyscan, Pelco, Videx and Wave Systems Discuss Security Solutions in SecurityStockWatch.com Thought Leadership Interviews
CISCODr. Guido Jouret, Vice President and general manager of Cisco's Emerging Technologies Group, told us, "We are committed to accelerating the physical security industry toward all-IP solutions because we believe this creates greater efficiency and flexibility for customers MarketWire

Consumers Intensify Their Vow to 'Save More, Spend Less'
The vast majority of U.S. and European consumers say they are feeling insecure, anxious, and strapped for cash. Their concerns in many markets are higher than a year ago and the highest they've been in a decade, according to a new global survey by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). MarketWire

Saxo Bank Takes Two Awards at the 2012 World Finance Awards
Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment specialist, has won two awards at this year's World Finance 2012 Foreign Exchange Awards. Saxo Bank walked away with the Best White Label Solution Provider and Best Mobile Trading Platform awards. MarketWire

Songa Offshore SE : Notice of Annual General Meeting
Please see attached Notice of Annual General Meeting in Songa Offshore SE to be held 6 June 2012. With reference to Item 13 on the Agenda for the Annual General Meeting, please do also find enclosed the amendment to the Articles of Association.  GlobeNewswire

Storebrand ASA : SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF BOND ISSUE
Storebrand ASA today successfully completed the issuance of NOK 750 million 5 year senior unsecured bonds carrying a coupon of Nibor + 2.40 %. Settlement date for the bonds will be 24 May 2012. GlobeNewswire

ING Group AGM adopts 2011 Annual Accounts
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of ING Groep N.V. today adopted the 2011 Annual Accounts. GlobeNewswire

Navamedic ASA : Navamedic ASA further expands product portfolio.
14 May 2012    GlobeNewswire

GXG MARKETS OFFERS HOME TO PLUS LISTED COMPANIES
GXG Markets, the three-tiered stock exchange focused on SMEs, is offering a home to companies listed on Plus-SX as the English exchange winds down its business. GlobeNewswire

Fairstar Heavy Transport re-opens and continues Annual General Meeting
Frits van Riet, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, commented: "Fairstar reconvened the AGM with the intention of providing our Shareholders with the proper public forum to address our Company's business GlobeNewswire

AIMS Innovation : Early Adopter Program for AIMS for Biztalk closed to new applicants following strong demand
Oslo, Norway, May 15, 2012 - AIMS Innovation has closed the AIMS for Biztalk Early Adopter Program to new applicants.The program allows Microsoft Biztalk users the opportunity to use a full feature pre-release version of AIMS for Biztalk to pro-actively monitor their Microsoft Biztalk implementation GlobeNewswire

BioVentrix Selected to Present at Prestigious EuroPCR Meeting
PARIS--(Marketwire - May 14, 2012) - BioVentrix, the developer of minimally invasive therapies for the treatment of heart failure, was selected to present at EuroPCR, the annual meeting of the European Association for Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions, being held in Paris, May 15-17, 2012. GlobeNewswire

Increased credit facility in Kinnevik
Investment AB Kinnevik today announced that it has increased its credit facility of SEK 5,300 million by an additional SEK 1,200 million at the same terms and conditions as the existing facility. GlobeNewswire

New Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 Aircraft Set to Revolutionize the Light Jet Segment
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwire - May 14, 2012) - EBACE 2012 - Bombardier Aerospace, leading business aircraft manufacturer, today redefined the light jet landscape by launching the Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva. GlobeNewswire

STOREBRAND ASA: CONTEMPLATING BOND ISSUE
Storebrand ASA is contemplating to issue 5 year senior unsecured bonds for refinancing of existing debt and general corporate purposes. GlobeNewswire

Top priorities of global security executives: Mobile security and identity management in the cloud
Stonesoft Executive Advisory Board discusses 2012 initiatives and priorities at recent meeting in United States GlobeNewswire

Bavarian Nordic to Host First Quarter 2012 Results Conference Call
KVISTGAARD, Denmark - May 14, 2012 - Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA) will announce its 2012 first quarterly results on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä signs service agreement with Sasol's gas engine power plant in South Africa
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical press release, 14 May 2012 at 11.30 am EET GlobeNewswire

Songa Offshore SE : Q1 2012 Presentation
Please see attached the presentation held in Oslo today at 08:30 AM and at the webcast at 3 PM CET. GlobeNewswire

Outotec's Emission Optimized Sintering process selected for next BPSL sinter project in India
OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE, MAY 14, 2012 AT 10:15 AM GlobeNewswire

NOTICE TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING IN RUSSIAN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT COMPANY AB (PUBL)
The shareholders in Russian Real Estate Investment Company AB (publ), reg. no. 556653-9705, are hereby given notice to attend the annual general meeting at 10:00 a.m. on 11 June 2012 at Hotel Scandic Anglais, Humlegårdsgatan 23 in Stockholm, Sweden. Registration for the meeting commences at 9:30 a.m GlobeNewswire

BioGaia initiates investigative study in type 2 diabetics
BioGaia initiates investigative study in type 2 diabetics BioGaia has initiated an investigative study in type 2 diabetics together with Gothia Forum for Clinical Research at Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg in collaboration with Sahlgrenska Center for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research.  GlobeNewswire

Rabobank: Thailand bites into Brazilian chicken exports as EU lifts import ban
Utrecht, May 14 2012 - Thailand looks set to return to a leading position in the global poultry market after the EU announced that it will end restrictions on imports of raw poultry meat from Thailand on 1 July 2012. The end of the ban could cut prices for consumers at a time when they have been hard hit by inflation in other foodstuffs GlobeNewswire

Tele2 signs credit facility agreement of EUR 1,200 million
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) announces that the company on May 11, 2012 has entered into a 5-year revolving credit facility agreement of EUR 1,200 million with a syndicate of 12 banks. GlobeNewswire

Songa Offshore SE : Report for the first quarter 2012
Songa Offshore SE ("Songa" or the "Company") reports a profit for the first quarter of 2012 of USD 11.3 million. GlobeNewswire

Vizrt Signs Broadcast Graphics Deal with EMEA Customer
Bergen, Norway, May 12, 2012. Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ) GlobeNewswire

Press release - Grontmij sells Trett Consulting to Driver Group Plc
De Bilt, 14 May 2012 - Grontmij N.V. announces that it has sold its UK dispute resolution and contractual advice consultancy, Trett Consulting (Trett), to Driver Group Plc. As announced in the Q1 2012 press release and discussed at the annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 9 May 2012, Trett was classified as held for sale, pending its intended divestment. GlobeNewswire

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

Regulated Information - Ageas results 3 months 2012
Strong performance of our insurance activities GlobeNewswire

Russian state deploys Transmode for data centre interconnect
Stockholm, Sweden and Sviaz-Expocomm 2012, Moscow - 14 May 2012 - Transmode, a global supplier of packet-optical networking solutions, today announced that the regional government of Khabarovsk, Russia, has deployed a data center interconnection solution based on Transmode's TM-Series Intelligent WDM (iWDM(TM)) optical platform. GlobeNewswire

Algeta to Present at Forthcoming Life Sciences Investor Conferences
Not intended for US media GlobeNewswire

NIB NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK : NIB finances new electricity metering system in South-East Finland
Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Kymenlaakson Sähköverkko Oy have signed a 10-year-maturity loan totalling EUR 15 million for the implementation of a remote reading system of electricity metering in South-East Finland. The aim of the project is to improve customers' means to control and optimize electricity usage GlobeNewswire

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