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General Motors to pull 'ineffective' Facebook ads
General Motors plans to stop advertising on Facebook after deciding that paid ads on the social networking site have little impact on consumers' car purchases. ANI

FBI launches probe into JP Morgan's $2 billion trading loss
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has launched a criminal investigation into JP Morgan Chase's 2 billion dollars trading loss. ANI

Toyota Announces 2012 Community Concert Program
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces details of its 2012* Toyota Community Concerts, a classical music concert program TMC holds annually throughout Japan in collaboration with its domestic sales companies as part of its social contribution activities. This year 44 concerts will be held in 22 prefectures throughout Japan ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Enhances Analytics Features of glovia G2 Production Management ERP Solution for Manufacturers
Fujitsu and its subsidiary Glovia International Inc. (GII) today announced the immediate release of a new version of glovia G2 that supports Microsoft(R) SQL Server(R) 2012(1). Glovia G2 is a production management ERP solution for manufacturers and is designed to support global production operations ACN Newswire

NEC Develops Technology Enabling Gesture-Based Control of Information
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the development of an interactive technology that allows the control of information through a combination of user gestures and the display of images from a projector.The newly-developed technologyis controlled through the combination of a movable camera, which measures and recognizes three-dimensional shapes, and a compact image projector ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Launches New Enetune Cloud-based Energy Management System
Fujitsu today announced the development of Enetune, a cloud-based energy management system (EMS) service to be available starting at the end of June. The service collects energy data from all of a company's business locations, including leased or rented buildings and retail locations ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Develops High-Speed Thin Client Technology for 10-Fold Improvement in Responsiveness
Fujitsu Laboratories Limited today announced that it has developed technology for high-speed thin clients that will respond as much as ten times faster to user operations, even in low-quality network environments ACN Newswire

United Energy Chairman Participated in China-Pakistan Joint Energy Working Group Meeting
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ICBC to Issue JCB Brand Cards in China
JCB, the only international credit card brand based in Japan, and its international subsidiary JCB International (JCBI) today announced that Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC) will start issuing JCB cards today.ICBC is one ofthe largest public banks in the world in terms of total assets and has issued more credit cards than any other bank in China ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Launches SSPF v01 Software to Facilitate the Construction of Energy-Management Systems for Homes and Shops
Fujitsu today announced the immediate release of SSPF v01 ("smart sensing platform"), software that facilitates the construction of energy-management systems for homes and shops by simplifying the operation of network controls for power-related devices, such as appliances and solar panels, that are connected in a network ACN Newswire

Honda Announces New UNI-CUB Personal Mobility Device Designed for Harmony With People
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. unveiled the new UNI-CUB personal mobility device, designed for harmony with people. Featuring a compact design and comfortable saddle, UNI-CUB offers the same freedom of movement in all directions that a person enjoys while walking ACN Newswire

O-I CFO to Present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference
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Jack Dorsey, Creator of Twitter, Named Cannes Lions 2012 Media Person of the Year
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is the world's largest celebration of creativity in communications and the most prestigious international annual advertising and communications awards ACN Newswire

Profiting from Commercial Real Estate
When investing in commercial real estate, investors must make sure that the price per foot of the property is reasonable relative to the current market rents, according to Timothy Wallen, Chief Executive Officer & Principal, MLG Capital. Unsophisticated investors tend to look at the cash flow of an asset, without considering what rent they would get when the lease terminates, he adds ACN Newswire

Minerals Technologies Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
NEW YORK, May 15-Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on June 13, 2012 to stockholders of record on May 30, 2012.Minerals Technologies Inc ACN Newswire

WESTCHESTER, Ill., May 15, 2012 - The Board of Directors of Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable on July 25, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 2, 2012.About the CompanyCorn Products International, Inc ACN Newswire

WESTCHESTER, IL, May 15, 2012 - Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, will present at the Citi 2012 Global Consumer Conference on Tuesday, May 22 in New York City.The Corn Products International presentation will be delivered by Ilene Gordon, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Cheryl K ACN Newswire

Eric M. Elfman, CEO of Onit, to Lead Discussion on Cloud Computing at the In-House Counsel Summit
Onit, a leading provider of business productivity and process management Apps, today announced that the Texas Lawyer's In-House Counsel Summit has invited its CEO, Eric M. Elfman, to present on cloud computing. The summit, which will be held in Houston on May 17, helps corporate counsel explore best practices in multiple areas ranging from legal technology to intellectual property. MarketWire

EDMbiz Presents the Insomniac Discovery Project
While the electronic dance music establishment, peripherally-associated businesses and aspiring entrants gather for three inspiring days of conversation and collaboration at EDMbiz, Insomniac continues its commitment to the future of the genre with the launch of the Insomniac Discovery Project. MarketWire

Rosetta Genomics to Raise $2.2 Million in Registered Direct Offering
Rosetta Genomics, Ltd. ("Rosetta") (NASDAQ: ROSG), a leading developer and provider of microRNA-based molecular diagnostics, today announced it has entered into definitive agreements with investors to purchase an aggregate of 632,057 ordinary shares at a price of $3.50 per share in a registered direct offering MarketWire

Elegant Illusions, Inc. Reports Mar/Apr 2012 Same Store and Company Wide Revenues
Elegant Illusions, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EILL) announces a gain in Company wide sales of 33% and 49% against 2011 for the months of March and April. Same store sales for March 2012 were 49% higher than in March 2011. Same store sales for the month of April were 44% higher than in 2011. MarketWire

Noble Mineral Exploration Inc. Closes Second Tranche of Private Placement of Shares
Noble Mineral Exploration Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: NOB), (FRANKFURT: NB7), (PINKSHEETS: NLPXF) is pleased to announce that it has closed the second tranche of a private placement of its common shares ("Common Shares") previously announced in its press releases of April 16, 2012 and April 19, 2012 MarketWire

ZYNC Appoints Todd Prives Vice President of Business Development & Marketing
ZYNC, the Visual Effects industry leader in integrated cloud rendering and storage technology, today announced that Todd Prives has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. Prives is responsible for leading ZYNC's strategic alliances with software providers and marketing their service to customers as the technology rolls-out on a global basis. MarketWire

Maloof Skateboarding and Northern Cape Provincial Government Announce Multi-Year Agreement
Maloof Skateboarding today announced a three-year extension to bring the Maloof Money Cup World Skateboarding Championships back to Kimberley, South Africa MarketWire

DG to Present at the 40th Annual J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
DG® (NASDAQ: DGIT), the world's leading ad management and distribution platform, today announced that Neil Nguyen, President and Chief Executive Officer of DG, will present at the J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom Conference, at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston, MA. MarketWire

Tank's "THIS IS HOW I FEEL" Debuts Strong on the Billboard Charts; Grammy-Nominated Singer/Songwriter's Fifth Studio Album Tops Billboard's "Top R&B Albums" Chart & #9 on the "Top 200 Albums" Chart; R&B Powerhouse Set to Hit the Road on "The Summer Festival Tour" Alongside Patti Labelle,
"THIS IS HOW I FEEL," the fifth studio album from Atlantic Recording artist, Tank, has debuted at #1 on Billboard's "Top R&B Albums Chart" and #9 on the "Top 200 Albums" chart, marking his highest charting to date. "THIS IS HOW I FEEL" features collaborations with Chris Brown ("Lonely"), T.I. ("Compliments") and Busta Rhymes ("Nowhere") MarketWire

PCWorld and Macworld Rebuilding Publishing Platform to Optimize Content Delivery and Presentation
With the continued increase in content consumption across many devices, IDG Consumer & SMB, publisher of PCWorld and Macworld, is transforming its publishing platform and its web sites to solve workflow challenges, provide a richer reading experience, and deliver the right content regardless of screen size. MarketWire Reaches 1 Million Members
SaleSpider Media today announced they have reached 1,000,000 Small Business Members and expanded its business directory to over 12 million US businesses. Growing by over 20,000 new members per month, SaleSpider is a powerhouse in helping Small Businesses take their businesses to the next level. MarketWire

Salem Communications to Present at the 13th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference
Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, announced today that the Company will present at the 13th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference Monday, May 21st at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel MarketWire

Michaels Establishes Interim Office of the Chief Executive Officer
Michaels Stores, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has established an interim Office of the Chief Executive Officer to provide ongoing leadership and continuity for the business in the absence of current CEO John Menzer MarketWire

EverBank Financial Corp Announces Dates for First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call
EverBank Financial Corp (NYSE: EVER) announced today that it will release its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012, after the market close on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, to be followed by a conference call on Thursday, May 24 at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time). MarketWire

AltiGen Launches iFusion SmartStations in Australia and New Zealand With Express Online
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN) (PINKSHEETS: ATGN), a leading provider of integrated Unified Communications solutions, has appointed Express Online as its distribution partner for the iFusion SmartStations in Australia and New Zealand. MarketWire

Feldman Sets Record Dates for Special Cash Distribution and Warrants
Feldman Mall Properties, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMLP) (the "Company") made the following announcement: MarketWire

CLSA, Morgan Stanley Are No. 1 in India Research, Institutional Investor Survey Finds
CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets debuted in the No. 1 spot last year in Institutional Investor's inaugural All-India Research Team survey; this year it shares the winner's circle with Morgan Stanley, which vaults from No. 5. The firms each win ten total team positions -- for CLSA, that represents a loss of five from last year's total; for Morgan Stanley, a gain of two. MarketWire

Rogue Iron Ore Completes 10,500 Metre Drill Program at Radio Hill, Announces $1.5m Private Placement
Rogue Iron Ore Corp. (TSX VENTURE: RRS) ("Rogue", the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed its first drill program on its Radio Hill Iron Ore Project. The drill program commenced in 2011 and comprised 10,500 metres and is expected to be sufficient to provide a resource estimate on the Radio Hill Iron Formation. MarketWire

DragonWave Plans to Add Harmony Product Line
DragonWave Inc., (TSX: DWI)(NASDAQ: DRWI) a leading global supplier of high-capacity microwave, today shared further plans for the expansion of its portfolio to include the products to be acquired as part of its planned acquisition of the Nokia Siemens Networks microwave transport business MarketWire

Zacuto Brings Home Three Prestigious Telly Awards
The 33rd Annual Telly Awards have announced the winners for 2012 and Zacuto has done it again! Over 11,000 entries are submitted annually and Zacuto rose to the top to claim three awards. The announcement came late April. MarketWire

Hamilton Thorne Closes First Tranche of Unit Private Placement Offering With Gross Proceeds of Approximately US$450,000
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Four Stifel Nicolaus Analysts Win Awards in The Wall Street Journal's Best on the Street Survey
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated is pleased to announce that four of its equity analysts have won awards in The Wall Street Journal's Best on the Street Survey for 2012, with two Stifel analysts recognized as the #1 stock-pickers in their respective industries. MarketWire

Vectren CEO Says Natural Gas Prices Good News for Customers, Electric Environmental Investments Paying Off; Mays Retires From Vectren Board
Speaking at Wednesday's annual Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) shareholders' meeting, Chairman, President and CEO Carl Chapman outlined the company's short-term strategy to grow its utility and nonutility businesses in addition to highlighting industry trends and changes that are benefitting natural gas customers today and electric customers for the long-term MarketWire

GoZip and ERi Announce the Addition of Thrilling New Attractions and Zip Lines at Pirate Cove Resort & Marina
GoZip and ERi are proud to announce the addition of GoZip Pirate Cove at the award-winning Pirate Cove Resort & Marina in Needles, CA nestled between Route 66 and the Colorado River MarketWire

SmithGroupJJR Promotes Heather Chung to Lead Health Planning Studio
SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation's largest architecture, engineering and planning firms, has elevated Heather Chung, Assoc. AIA, EDAC, LEED 3AP BD+C, to lead the health planning studio in its San Francisco office. MarketWire

Gemini Explorations, Inc Working to Expand La Tapada Land Holdings
Gemini Explorations, Inc. ('Gemini') (PINKSHEETS: GMXS) is pleased to announce that it has commenced negotiations with adjacent concession owners to expand its land holdings at the La Tapada gold project. Minera Primecap Geologic Services ("MPGS") is working with Gemini to assist in these negotiations MarketWire

Nevada Provides Best Viewing Locations for Annular Eclipse
On Sunday, May 20, eclipse-chasers will have to travel to the western United States to witness a spectacular annular solar eclipse, and Nevada will get the lion's share of the eclipse's path. MarketWire

Carbon Credits International, Inc. Launches 2012 With 500%+ Revenue Increase and Aggressive Strategy for Rapid Growth
Carbon Credits International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CARN) (, and its state of the art, mobile commerce and technology brands Text-a-Day ( and Text-4-Faith (, announced today that sales revenue growth for the first quarter increased by more than 500% to $64,879.72, compared to $10,541 MarketWire

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. to Present at the National Association of Publicly Traded Partnerships 2012 MLP Investor Conference
Navios Maritime Partners L.P. ("Navios Partners") (NYSE: NMM) announced today that members of its management team will be presenting at the National Association of Publicly Traded Partnerships 2012 MLP Investor Conference in Greenwich, CT on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 2:15pm local time. MarketWire

TiVo to Report First Quarter 2013 Financial Results
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) announced today that it will release financial results for the first quarter ending April 30, 2012 after market close on May 30, 2012. MarketWire

Electronic Control Security, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Results
Electronic Control Security, Inc. (ECSI) (OTCBB: EKCS), a leading provider of integrated entry control and perimeter security system technologies to the government and private sectors, announced its results of operations for the three and nine month periods ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Jenne University Brings Avaya IP Office Fast Track Training and ACIS Exams to IT Resellers and Integrators in Atlanta
Jenne, Inc., a leading value-added distributor of IP telephony, audio and video conferencing, unified communications, data networking and IT security products, announced that it will be offering a special two-day Fast Track training course in Atlanta on May 22nd and 23rd at the Courtyard Marriott Atlanta Airport West MarketWire

Kemp Goldberg Partners Announces Yale Cordage as Latest Client Addition
Kemp Goldberg Partners, a nationally recognized advertising, public relations and interactive agency, today announced Yale Cordage, a custom and specialty rope manufacturer located in Saco, Maine, as a new client. The Portland-based agency will conduct a comprehensive brand review and develop a communications strategy to address their marketing needs within their target industries. MarketWire

Unusual Market Activity in Venoco, Inc. Common Stock
Venoco, Inc. (NYSE: VQ) announced today that it has been contacted by the New York Stock Exchange regarding the unusual market activity in the company's stock. The company stated that its policy is not to comment on unusual market activity and that it has no pending announcements. MarketWire

International Barrier Technology Issues Stock Options
International Barrier Technology Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IBH) (OTCBB: IBTGF) announces that it has granted stock options to directors, officers, employees and consultants of the Company, exercisable to acquire up to 3,840,000 common shares of the Company, at a price of USD$0.10 per common share, expiring on May 15, 2015. MarketWire

ASM International N.V. Announces Confirmation to Carry Out Study Into Market Valuation of the Company
ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ: ASMIand NYSE Euronext Exchange in Amsterdam: ASM) has noted the recentmovements inthe markets of its share price following the Annual GeneralMeeting ofShareholders held on May 15, 2012 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands("AGM"). Inconnection therewith, the Company makes the following announcement MarketWire

What's New for Your Summer Mountain Vacation in Durango, Colorado
Nestled in the mountains in the Four Corners Region, Durango promises a Colorado mountain vacation with natural beauty, Mesa Verde National Park, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, superb dining, galleries, zip lines, microbreweries, rafting, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, biking and other outdoor adventures. MarketWire

Contra Costa Winegrowers Association Announces Award-Winners in Contra Costa County Fair Commercial Wine Competition
The Contra Costa Winegrowers Association today announced the Contra Costa County Fair Commercial Wine Competition award winners. A panel of esteemed judges, including restaurateurs, wine educators, winemakers and members of the wine industry press judged more than 60 wines from a variety of appellations in 21 categories. MarketWire

Circle Star Energy Announces $750K Equity Raise
Circle Star Energy Corp. (OTCBB: CRCL) (the "Company" or "Circle Star") is pleased to announce the raise of $750,000 in equity financing. MarketWire

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Declares Second Quarter Dividend of $0.01 per Share
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company" or "First Midwest") (NASDAQ: FMBI), the holding company of First Midwest Bank, today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.01 per share, payable Tuesday, July 17, 2012 to shareholders of record on Friday, June 29, 2012. MarketWire

Accela Delivers Market's First Cloud-Based Mobile Hub to Ease Administration of m-Government Apps
Accela, Inc., the leader in solutions for government-citizen interaction, today introduced the Accela Mobile Hub™, a cloud-based service that streamlines the development and management of productivity and citizen-engagement mobile and social apps for government built around the company's Accela Automation® enterprise platform MarketWire

Media Lab Releases Free SiteGrinder Script Pack
Media Lab Inc., premier provider of Photoshop plug-in website creation technologies, announces the free release of its SiteGrinder Script Pack for Photoshop. The free combo of scripted functions for Photoshop provides tools for managing layers and layer comps that help any Photoshop user save time and eliminate tedious work. MarketWire

China Carbon Graphite Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
China Carbon Graphite Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CHGI) ("China Carbon" or the "Company"), the largest wholesale supplier of fine-grain and high-purity graphite in China and one of the nation's top manufacturers of carbon and graphite products, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

El Tigre Reports 1611 g/tonne Silver Over One Meter from Drilling Program
El Tigre Silver Corp. (the "Company" or "El Tigre") (TSX VENTURE: ELS)(OTCQX: EGRTF)(FRANKFURT: 5RT) is pleased to provide a progress report along with the first assays from the ongoing Gold Hill core drilling program at its 100% owned El Tigre silver project in Sonora, Mexico. MarketWire

Glimpse: the Social Discovery Conference Announces Agenda
MarketWire Reports on Teens and Movies
With recent blockbusters such as The Hunger Games and The Avengers driving theater ticket sales this spring,, a multi-generational blogging community, released its Teens and Movie Report MarketWire

Rodizio Grill Has Become a Favorite Destination for Gluten-Free Dining
May is National Celiac Awareness Month and Rodizio Grill is doing their part by providing flavorful gluten-free menu items. Celiac disease is a permanent intolerance to gluten that results in damage to the small intestines. The reaction comes from certain proteins found in many grains like wheat, barley, oats and rye, also known as glutens. The symptoms can be reversible with a gluten-free diet MarketWire

Northern Illinois University Honors Sikich Partner
Richard A. Thompson, CPA, partner at Sikich LLP, a leading accounting, advisory, technology and managed services firm, was recently honored with an Outstanding Accountancy Alumni Award from Northern Illinois University (NIU) MarketWire

Wheelchair Bound Yardley, PA Young Woman With ALS to Host Fun Fair Sunday to Benefit ALS Assn of Greater Philadelphia
In the prime of life and at the age of 19, Yardley resident Shelby Rowe found out in January this year that she has ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis). Already confined to a wheelchair and using a breathing apparatus, Shelby is using her life to help others with ALS MarketWire

The Pennsylvania Dog Bite Lawyers of Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C., Discuss Pennsylvania's Dog Bite Liability Statutes
Recently, the owner of an apartment building in Pennsylvania was sued by the mother of a child who had been bitten by a dog owned by one of the landlord's tenants. The woman claimed that the landlord had been aware that the dog had dangerous propensities, and therefore had acted negligently in allowing it to remain on the apartment's premises MarketWire

World of Art Showcase Announces Eight Dynamic Artist Participants
Bringing to the Las Vegas Strip a long overdue celebration of the visual arts and artists, the World of Art Showcase ( is holding its inaugural event at the renowned Wynn Las Vegas Hotel, December 20-22, 2012. MarketWire

Big Screen Entertainment Group, a Production and Distribution Company, Attends 2012 Cannes Film Market With New Line Up of Films for International Sales
Big Screen Entertainment Group (PINKSHEETS: BSEG) is currently attending the 2012 Cannes Film Market with a slate of twelve feature films for international sales. Big Screen's sales team is headed up by Lars Bjorck, a 30 year veteran in international film sales and pre-sales. MarketWire

Likeable Media Launches Likeable Local and Likeable Community College
Likeable Media today announced the launch of Likeable Local and Likeable Community College. Both were created in conjunction with Likeable's mission to help organizations leverage social media and word of mouth marketing to become more transparent, responsive and likeable. MarketWire

Patient Investing by Developer Allows Seaside to Thrive as New Urban Icon Celebrates 30th Year
Why has Seaside, Florida, the icon of New Urbanism, thrived while many of its neighbors on the Gulf Coast have gone belly up during the Great Recession? "Patient investing," says town founder Robert Davis. Davis chose to pursue the patient investment model after nearly losing a project due to a market downturn in the 1970s MarketWire

Magellan Jets Partners With Rue La La
Magellan Jets has partnered with Rue La La to offer their 25 Hour Jet Cards at a special rate exclusively for Rue La La members. This is Magellan Jets' second time offering their products on the Rue La La site. This promotion is giving consumers, whether they travel for business or pleasure, access to private jets and the ability to experience Magellan Jets' unique services at a discounted rate MarketWire

Direct Global Media Initiates Coverage on CMG Holdings Group, Inc.
Direct Global Media gives shareholders valuable insight on their feature marketing and communications holding company, CMG Holdings Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CMGO). Sign-up for Direct Global Media's Free Research reports and newsletter at MarketWire

First Likeable Awards Winners Take Home Thumbs Up Trophy
Likeable Media, one of the fastest growing social media and word of mouth marketing firms, announced the winners of the first ever Likeable Awards, held at its Likeable U Conference yesterday at the Desmond Tutu Center in New York. Hundreds of social media professionals gathered under one roof to share the latest techniques with participants as one of the star attractions during Internet Week. MarketWire

MedeFile International Announces First Quarter 2012 Results
MedeFile International, Inc. (OTCQB: MDFI) (PINKSHEETS: MDFI), a leader in Internet-enabled Personal Health Record (iPHR) management solutions, announced its financial results for the first quarter reporting period, ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Media Advisory/Interview Opportunity-Drilling Down: BMO Panel to Discuss Outlook for Energy Sector
The oil and natural gas markets are in flux. Natural gas prices are at 10-year lows and bloated inventories continue to weigh on the market. Meanwhile, the oil-to-natural gas price ratio in North America is running in the vicinity of 40, compared to a long-run average closer to ten. The European benchmark, Brent, is trading at a large premium to the U.S MarketWire

Neither Rain nor Sleet nor Mother's Day Can Stop Real Estate Pros
Mother's Day is that one day we all stop and take time out to honor those special ladies who helped raise us or those who are the mothers of our children. However, as is the case with most holidays, the buying and selling of real estate does not stop MarketWire

VHA Calls for Simplification of Burdensome Hospital Tax-Exempt Status Regulations
Irving, Texas-based VHA Inc., the national health care network, provided expert testimony to the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee today that the Internal Revenue Service Schedule H amendment and informal guidance place overly burdensome requirements on nonprofit hospitals, redirecting scarce resources away from meeting their communities' most pressing health needs. MarketWire

NEWave(R) Wins Corporate-Wide Agreement to Install Its myCompliance Manager(TM) at Seven Properties Across the Midwest
Leading and award-winning software supplier to the gaming industry NEWave® has won a major new corporate contract to install its myCompliance Manager software suite at seven properties across the Midwest. MarketWire

Pano Logic Transforms PCs Into Zero Client Desktops
Pano Logic, the leader in zero client desktop virtualization (VDI), today announced the general availability of Pano System 6 software that provides a new way for organizations to abandon costly PC-based computing. Pano System 6 introduces the Pano Virtual Client (PVC), which transforms PCs or laptops into virtual desktop clients MarketWire

Expedia Releases 2012 Flip Flop Report: Study Examines Beachgoer Behavior and Preferences Across Five Continents®, the world's largest online travel agency, today released the results of the 2012 Flip Flop Report, an analysis of behavior and preferences among beachgoers in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Harris Interactive, on behalf of, conducted the online study among 8,599 adults in 21 countries. MarketWire

Ekso Bionics Bestowed With CE Mark
Ekso Bionics, designer and creator of exoskeletons -- bionic suits -- that physically augment humans, today announced that it has received CE Marking Certification. Henceforth, all medical devices produced by Ekso Bionics will be certified in over 30 European Union and EFTA countries MarketWire

NanoInk to Exhibit and Give Four Presentations at the World Biomaterials Congress
NanoInk's NanoFabrication Systems Division is pleased to announce that it will exhibit with its distributor, Quantum Design China, and give four presentations at the 2012 World Biomaterials Congress. The conference will be held from Friday, June 1 through Tuesday, June 5 at the New Century International Exhibition and Convention Center in Chengdu, China MarketWire

Mauna Kea Technologies Receives 510(k) Clearance for Portfolio of Smaller Diameter Cellvizio(R) Miniprobes
Mauna Kea Technologies (NYSE Euronext: MKEA), leader in the endomicroscopy market and developer of Cellvizio®, the world's smallest microscope, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared a portfolio of smaller Cellvizio Miniprobes. MarketWire

Public Safety Campaign for Zazzle Bay to Breakers
This year's Zazzle Bay to Breakers Race on Sunday, May 20, marks the 101st running of one of the world's best-loved sporting and celebratory events. More than ever, City officials and Race organizers are serious about keeping the Race free from alcohol abuse and nuisance behavior. MarketWire

Percussion Software to Host Free Webinar on Best Practices for Getting Found in the Age of the New Google Search
Percussion Software, a leading provider of web content management and content marketing software, today announced it will host an online webinar for marketing and communications teams, webmasters, web development and SEO professionals looking to ensure their web content strategy is on track in the "New Age of Google Search." MarketWire

DCIA & CCA Forge Strategic Alliance, Announce CCW: 2012
The Distributed Computing Industry Association ( and the Cloud Computing Association ( today announced a strategic alliance to better serve expanding industry needs driven by the explosive growth of cloud computing in the software sector. MarketWire

Entertainment Cruises Fourth of July Specialty Cruises Celebrate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and Star Spangled Banner
Entertainment Cruises, Boston's premier provider of dining cruises and entertainment on the water, will offer cruises on the Odyssey and the Spirit of Boston in celebration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star Spangled Banner from June 30th through July 4th, 2012 MarketWire

Michigan Department of Corrections and Hammond Police Department Deploy TASER X2 With TASER CAM HD
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced several recent orders for its new TASER® X2™ electronic control device (ECD) TASER CAM™ HD recorders. MarketWire

ValidSoft Announces Partnership With Spindle to Provide Advanced Payments Security Solutions to US-Based Customers
ValidSoft (, a global supplier of advanced telecommunications-based fraud prevention, authentication and transaction verification solutions, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Elephant Talk Communications, Corp. (NYSE MKT: ETAK) (NYSE Amex: ETAK), today announced a strategic partnership with Spindle, Inc MarketWire

"30 Under 30" Realtors(R) Represent Future of Real Estate Profession
Today's real estate market is challenging and competitive, but this year's REALTOR® Magazine "30 Under 30" honorees haven't let that deter them. The 2012 class is following in the strong entrepreneurial tradition of real estate, creating their own pathways to success. MarketWire

Implant Sciences Reports Third Quarter and Nine Month Financial Results
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for the homeland security market and related industries, today announced financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Bechtel Receives Boeing Performance Excellence Award
Bechtel National, Inc. has been named a Boeing Performance Excellence Award recipient for its work at the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) project in 2011. Boeing presents the award annually to recognize suppliers that have achieved and sustained superior performance. MarketWire

More Than 130 Leading Organizations Pledge Support for June's Fourth Annual National Employee Wellness Month
June's fourth annual National Employee Wellness Month is once again providing a key platform for leading businesses to demonstrate their support for prevention and healthy lifestyles MarketWire

Vindicia Named to JMP Securities Hot 100
Vindicia, the leading provider of marketing and selling automation for the Digital Economy, today announced that it has been honored by JMP Securities as a "Hot 100 Best Privately Held Software Company MarketWire

New Game-Changing Mobile Applications Powered by Image Recognition From LTU technologies
LTU technologies, a pioneer of image recognition technology, is helping companies take their mobile capabilities to unprecedented new levels for mCommerce, mobile marketing and in-store shopping MarketWire

National PTA: New York State PTA President Testifies on Role of Families in Education Reform
Family engagement in education is more than just school choice. That's part of the testimony that New York State PTA President, Maria A. Fletcher, will provide today to the U.S. House of Representatives Education and the Workforce Committee -- Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education. MarketWire

BRS Resources Announces Update on Italian Drilling Activities
BRS Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BRS) ("BRS") announced today that AleAnna Resources LLC ("AleAnna"), a company focused on the Italian energy market, in which BRS owns a seventeen percent (17%) membership interest, has stepped up its activities in filing for new drilling applications on its permit areas in Italy MarketWire

Bitzio, Inc. Announces 2012 Q1 Results Including $539,413 Revenue
Bitzio, Inc. ("Bitzio" or "the Company") (OTCBB: BTZO) a leader in media, mobile games, and the gamification of mobile apps, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Marine Drive Mobile To Develop New Scheduling Technology into the Deal Management Platform
Marine Drive Mobile Corp. (OTCBB: MDMC) ("Marine Drive Mobile" or the "Company") announced today that it has initiated the commencement of building scheduling software into the existing technology platform. MarketWire

Meritage Hospitality Approves Special Dividend; Announces Results of 2012 Annual Shareholder Meeting
Meritage Hospitality Group, Inc. (OTCQX: MHGU) (PINKSHEETS: MHGU), one of the nation's premier restaurant operators today announced that the Company's Board of Directors approved a special dividend of $0.01 per share at the May 15, 2012 Board of Directors Meeting. The dividend is payable on July 1, 2012 to shareholders of record on June 15, 2012. MarketWire

Celtra Named as Finalist in 2012 American Business Awards(SM)
Celtra Inc., the industry leader for rich media advertising and analytics across mobile devices, today announced it was named a Finalist in the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year - Up to 100 Employees category in The 2012 American Business Awards, the nation's premier business awards program MarketWire

American National Bankshares Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2012 Cash Dividend
American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ: AMNB), parent company of American National Bank and Trust Company, announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share, payable June 15, 2012, to shareholders of record June 1, 2012. MarketWire

Astro-Med, Inc. Elects Harold Schofield to Its Board of Directors
Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) announced that Harold Schofield was elected to its Board of Directors at the Company's Annual Meeting on May 15, 2012. MarketWire

Ruud Receives Minnesota Family Involvement Council Scholarship at TopLine Federal Credit Union
TopLine Federal Credit Union is honored to announce that Austin Ruud won a $500 scholarship from the Minnesota Family Involvement Council (FIC). This year the FIC offered $12,000 in college scholarships to Minnesota credit union members. MarketWire

New York Rangers 85th Anniversary Social Experience, Developed by Omnigon Communications, Nominated for an Emmy
Omnigon Communications announced today that the New York Rangers 85th Anniversary Social Experience that they developed in partnership with the Rangers and MSG Interactive has received an Emmy nomination. MarketWire

Sikich to Develop Roadmap to Transform Information Technology at McCormick Place
Sikich LLP, a leading accounting, advisory and technology firm, has been hired by McCormick Place | SMG to perform an information technology (IT) assessment of its entire conference center, which includes 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space MarketWire CEO Interviewed on Syndicated Small Cap Radio Program Trader's Nation(TM), Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SEEK), an emerging leader in the vertical Local search space, today announced that its CEO Scott Gallagher was interviewed on the national financial talk radio program Traders Nation host by Kurt Schemers. MarketWire

Commercial Real Estate Veteran Don Zebe Joins Coldwell Banker Commerical
Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT (CBC) Salt Lake Office today announced that commercial real estate broker Don Zebe has joined the firm's Idaho expansion effort as Vice President of Retail and Investment Properties. Zebe expands CBC's growing presence in Idaho by covering the Pocatello area, including Idaho Falls, Twin Falls, and Rexburg. MarketWire

John Thomas Financial Raises $33 Million for Private Shares of Facebook in Secondary Market
John Thomas Financial, a full-service independent broker/dealer and investment-banking firm located in New York City's Financial District, announced today that it has raised $33,064,743.28 for Global Innovation Fund SPV1 LTD towards shares of Facebook in the secondary market. The fund, whose capital has been invested exclusively in private shares of Facebook, is managed by Galt Capital. MarketWire

Does Facebook Advertising Work?
On the eve of Facebook's initial public offering (IPO), the markets are contemplating why auto manufacturer General Motors decided abruptly yesterday to terminate advertising on Facebook. WordStream Inc MarketWire

Vectren to Webcast 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) will webcast its 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, beginning at 11:00 AM ET. Carl L. Chapman, Chairman, President and CEO will conduct the meeting and then provide a brief presentation. MarketWire

Jumio Releases Mobile SDK, Donates $5M to Developer Fund Adding Card Scanning to Any App
Jumio, the company that turned webcams into card and ID readers, released its Mobile Software Development Kit today. The released SDK allows developers to add credit card scanning capabilities to their app. MarketWire

Ziyang Ceramics Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2012
Ziyang Ceramics Corporation (OTCBB: ZYCI), a leading manufacturer of high quality interior porcelain tiles in China, announced today its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Ingram Micro Buffalo Honored With Local Business Ethics Nomination
Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced it was honored as a finalist for the Buffalo Niagara Business Ethics Association (BNBEA) Crystal Award at the 6th annual Buffalo Niagara Business Ethics Awards on Thursday, May 10. Each year, BNBEA celebrates several Buffalo-area businesses for outstanding commitment to business ethics MarketWire

Future of Housing Finance Will Be Top Issue for Next President
The future of housing finance in the U.S. will be a key issue facing the winner of the upcoming presidential election. That's what a panel of industry experts told several thousand Realtors® gathered at a symposium, Housing Policy in 2013: Challenges, Opportunities and Solutions, during the Realtors® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. MarketWire

Oracle Says Customers Should Draw Their Own Conclusions on Itanium
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) released a letter to Itanium / Oracle customers, which can be read here: MarketWire

Pressure BioSciences, Inc. Reports 69% Revenue Increase for Q1 2012
Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO) (PINKSHEETS: PBIO) ("PBI" or the "Company") today announced financial results for the 2012 first quarter and provided a business update. MarketWire

Mass Relevance Secures $3.3 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Social Integration Platform
Mass Relevance, the technology leader in social curation and integration, today announced that it has closed $3.3 million in venture capital funding. The Series A round is led by Austin Ventures and includes new investor Battery Ventures as well as existing investors Floodgate Fund, Allegro Venture Partners and Metamorphic Ventures MarketWire

TraceLink Is a Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Award
TraceLink Inc., helping businesses securely supply every global market opportunity on-time and in-full with the TraceLink Business Cloud, announced today that 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

Innotas Selected as a Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Award
Innotas announced today 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. Innotas is a leading provider of Cloud Solutions for IT Management and delivers a seamless way to manage resources, applications, and projects across all IT. MarketWire

America's New Global Gateway Opens to the World
The Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal officially opened its doors today as passengers from around the world got their first look at the new facility in full operation. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Announces Closing of Private Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company") today announced the closing of its offering of $450 million in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2020 in a private placement to initial purchasers consisting of Citigroup Global Markets Inc MarketWire

SSB S.p.A: Director Clarifies Her Resignation
Please find below the response of Ms. Goldenberg to the press releases issued by Screen Service on 18 and 20 April 2012. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Announces Closing of Underwritten Common Stock Offering
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company") today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 35,000,000 shares of common stock. All shares were sold at a price of $4.50 per share. In connection with the offering, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc MarketWire

Hall of Fame Beverages Announces Product Placement & Corporate Direction
Hall of Fame Beverages, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HFBG) has placed more of its products, Grand Ma Ma's Sweet Southern Tea & Top Dogg Male Enhancement, in the Northeast and around Southern California. MarketWire

Pure Storage Unveils Next Generation FlashArray With High Availability, FlashCare(TM) Technology and Data Integrity Fabric
Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage company, today announced that its next generation FlashArray 300 Series with the 2.0 release of the Purity Operating Environment is generally available. The FlashArray delivers higher resiliency via active/active high availability, FlashCare™ Technology and an enhanced Data Integrity Fabric MarketWire

TechCrunch to Reveal 'Five People You Really Should Meet' at Disrupt NYC
Powered by the API, TechCrunch will provide a new way for Disrupt NYC attendees to meet one another and network during this year's event. The new service -- TechRecs, will examine each conference attendee's personality traits, demographics and rare interests, and provide relevant recommendations on who they should meet during the event. MarketWire

Arxan Introduces a New Era in Android Security With Complete End-to-End Protection of Java and Native Apps
Arxan® Technologies, the industry leader of application protection solutions that secure the App Economy, today announced it has enhanced its Mobile Application Protection Suite to include multi-layered, end-to-end protection for Android applications, providing companies the confidence to embrace innovation and new revenue streams to meet the needs of the growing App Economy. MarketWire

The Aging Network's Volunteer Collaborative Is Launched to Fill Expanding Gap Between Critical Social Needs and Diminishing Funding for Human Services
To support the growing population of elderly and disabled Americans, the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging and its partners today announced an initiative to increase the number of older adult volunteers to one million by 2015 MarketWire

Dreams Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Dreams, Inc. (NYSE Amex: DRJ), a multi-channel retailer focused on the licensed sports products industry, reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Rethinking America's Gas Station, Propel Fuels Launches New Vision
Propel Fuels (, a leading retailer of renewable fuels and clean mobility solutions, is redefining the American gas station with the launch of the company's first Clean Mobility Center in Fullerton, California MarketWire

Armada Oil, Inc. Appoints Kenneth T. Hern, Former President of Texaco Saudi, Inc., and Finance Industry Veteran Will E.D. Matthews to Board of Directors
Armada Oil, Inc. (OTCBB: AOIL), an emerging independent oil and gas company, today announced that it has appointed international oil and gas executive, Kenneth T. Hern, former president of Texaco Saudi and finance industry veteran Will E.D. Matthews to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. MarketWire

BrightRoll Appoints Christopher Amen-Kroeger to Vice President of Engineering
BrightRoll, the leading provider of digital video advertising services, today announced that it has expanded its executive team with the appointment of Christopher Amen-Kroeger as vice president of engineering. In this new role, Amen-Kroeger will be responsible for leading the development and operations of the BrightRoll engineering team and guiding new growth initiatives for the company. MarketWire

MIG Real Estate Enters Texas Market With Houston Multi-Family Purchase
MIG Real Estate, LLC, a Newport Beach, Calif.-based real estate investment company, has acquired Wynhaven at Willowbrook, a multi-family residential community in Houston, Texas. The 372-unit community includes 436,914 square feet of rentable space with an average unit size of 1,175 square feet MarketWire

iSwifter Offers Up a New Facebook Mobile App With Games, FB Credits, Ads in Right Column
iSwifter, the cloud-based platform that enables social games publishers to stream their games to the iPad, today announced plans to complete the Facebook experience by providing mobile users an app to do what the Facebook iPad app does not -- deliver all Facebook games along with photo sharing and news feed. MarketWire

SparkBridge Interactive Officially Launches Snappz, Its First Customizable Mobile App Designed to Enhance the Visitor Experience at Aquariums, Zoos, and Museums
SparkBridge Interactive, a mobile app publisher founded by the Vancouver Aquarium and FableVision Studios, today officially launched its Snappz mobile app for informal learning environments. SparkBridge Interactive is the first co-op mobile app consortium that joins together informal learning environments, their visitors and innovative games. MarketWire

WhenTech Partners With CQG for Trade Execution
WhenTech LLC, the premier provider of option pricing, analytics and risk management software solutions to the futures and commodities options industry, announced that its core product, WhenTech Markets®, is now available with option trade execution capability through an integration with CQG, Inc.'s CQG Trader platform. MarketWire

Travelliance and Nationwide Hospitality, Inc. Combine Operations Under Travelliance Name
Travelliance (formerly LJK Companies, Inc.), a full-service lodging and transportation management company specializing in crew and employee travel management, recently merged with Nationwide Hospitality (NHI, Inc.) www.nationwidehospitality MarketWire

The Alpine Group, Inc. Posts First Quarter 2012 Results
The Alpine Group, Inc. ("Alpine") (PINKSHEETS: APNI) today posted its quarterly financial statements for the three months ended March 31, 2012 to its Website ( MarketWire

Charles Kallenbach, General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer of Heartland Payment Systems(R) Named Finalist for NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year
Charles Kallenbach, general counsel and chief legal officer of Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation's largest processors, has been named a finalist in the 2012 NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards program in the Public Company Over $1 Billion category. MarketWire

BrightScope Releases List of Top 15 Las Vegas Area-Based RIA Firms
BrightScope (, a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced the Top 15 Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) firms in the Las Vegas area, focused on individual money management, with the greatest amount of assets under management MarketWire

Tripwire Dedicates Time and Money to the Local Community Through the Creation of "The Tripwire Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation"
Today, Tripwire, Inc. announced The Tripwire Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation to support nonprofit organizations and philanthropic efforts throughout the Oregon community. Establishment of this fund underscores Tripwire's commitment to having employees serve as active members of the community through financial and volunteer contributions. MarketWire

Gentex Shipping New Multi-Function Camera With Driver-Assist Features to Ford
Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX), the Zeeland, Michigan-based manufacturer of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and camera-based driver-assist systems for the automotive industry, commercial fire protection products and dimmable aircraft windows, has announced that it is supplying auto-dimming mirrors with a new, camera-based driver-assist system for the 2013 Ford Explorer. MarketWire

Philadelphia Financial Announces the Expansion of Its Alpha Alliance Network
Philadelphia Financial Group, Inc., a leader in strategic insurance, today announced the expansion of its Alpha Alliance, a network of distributors with the capability to offer the company's strategic insurance products as part of an overall wealth management plan for their ultra high net worth clients MarketWire

Nadine Levin's Infrared Collection to Be Featured at The Beverly Hills Art Show
Nadine Levin ( and her timeless photography will be showcased at the bi-annual Beverly Hills Art Show - Affaire In The Gardens later this month MarketWire

EVE Adds New Applications for Leading SoC Emulation Platform Environment
DAC BOOTH #1926 - EVE today announced a variety of new software to expand the capabilities of its ZeBu system-on-chip (SoC) emulation platform, including power-aware verification, post-run debugging, two vertical application validation platforms, low-power and Flash memory models, and electronic system level (ESL) tool interfaces. MarketWire

1st Enterprise Bank Completes $12.5 Million Common Stock Private Placement
1st Enterprise Bank (the "Bank") (OTCBB: FENB) announced today that it has completed a private placement of $12.5 million of common stock to a select group of institutional investors. In the offering, the Bank issued 961,539 shares of common stock at a price of $13.00 per share. The price per share represents a premium to the Bank's tangible book value as of March 31, 2012. MarketWire

EVE Unveils 10-Gigabit Ethernet Validation Platform
AT 49th DAC BOOTH #1926 -- EVE, the leader in hardware/software co-verification, today announced immediate availability of a 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) validation platform for its ZeBu (Zero Bugs) family of system-on-chip (SoC) hardware-assisted verification platforms. MarketWire

Kelly Services(R) Canada Receives 2012 ACSESS Education Award
Kelly Services Canada has been awarded the 2012 ACSESS Education Award from the Association of Canadian Search, Employment and Staffing Services (ACSESS) for demonstrating an exceptional, ongoing commitment to employee education and awareness. MarketWire

ERA Real Estate Reveals Strategies for Recruiting Generation Y
ERA Real Estate, a leading global real estate franchisor, today announced the publication of an industry report "Generation Y: Rethinking Recruiting MarketWire

Carbon Design Systems Unveils Off-the-Shelf Performance Analysis for ARM Cortex-A Processors
Carbon Design Systems® Inc., the leading supplier of virtual platform and secure model solutions, today introduced the Carbon Performance Analysis Kit (CPAK) family for accelerating the analysis, optimization and verification of system-on-chip (SoC) performance. MarketWire

Brekeke Now Supports JeraSoft VoIP Carrier Suite's Dynamic Routing Feature
Brekeke Software, developer of SIP telephony software for enterprises and service providers, today announced that the company has confirmed interoperability of the JeraSoft VoIP Carrier Suite (VCS) Dynamic Routing feature with Brekeke SIP Server. JeraSoft VCS serves telecom operators worldwide with customer usage of up to 800 million minutes per month MarketWire

Status Solutions' CATIE Self-Service Technology Recognized by the Assisted Living Federation of America
Status Solutions today announced that its CATIE (Communication and Access to Information Everywhere) self-service technology has been recognized by the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) as part of the ALFA 2012 Best of the Best Awards as a Program to Watch. The awards program recognizes advancing excellence in senior living. MarketWire

Ablynx Announces Q1 2012 Business Update
REGULATED INFORMATIONGHENT, Belgium, 16(th) May 2012 - Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX], theBelgian-based biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery anddevelopment ofNanobodies® for the treatment of serious life-threateningdiseases, todayannounced its business update for the three-month period ending 31(st)March2012 MarketWire

Petaquilla Presents Royalties to Government at Press Conference
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. (TSX: PTQ)(OTCBB: PTQMF)(FRANKFURT: P7Z) ("Petaquilla" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Petaquilla Gold, S.A., in a formal press conference held in Panama City, Panama, paid royalties for the second half of calendar year 2011 to the Panamanian Government and to the Municipality of Donoso. MarketWire

Physicians Sacrifice Personal Health to Practice Medicine
While physicians tell patients to exercise and de-stress, they are not practicing this healthy advice themselves. A survey from Weatherby Healthcare ( finds more than 82 percent of those surveyed forgo personal activities such as hobbies, working out, and family time because of busy work schedules. MarketWire

The Ventyx Wesley Research Institute Tissue Bank Joins the BioServe Network
BioServe today announced that the Ventyx Wesley Research Institute Tissue Bank, the largest state-of-the-art bio-repository of human tissue and blood in Queensland, Australia, has joined BioServe's network of affiliated bio-repositories MarketWire

Ecliptek Introduces New LVDS MEMS Oscillators ±20ppm, Frequencies to 625MHz
Ecliptek Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of four new low voltage differential signaling (LVDS) surface mount MEMS based oscillator series. These new EMRE series are a significant enhancement to Ecliptek's existing LVDS oscillator offerings, providing higher frequency operation combined with superior jitter performance. MarketWire

Devicescape Unveils Q1 2012 WiFi Report Results
Devicescape, the WiFi offload company, today unveiled results from its first quarter 2012 WiFi Report, which illustrates WiFi's extensive reach into all aspects of our lives MarketWire

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Acceptance by Petrobras of the Ocean Rig Corcovado
Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), (NASDAQ: ORIG) a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that on May 15, 2012, the Ocean Rig Corcovado completed the general testing of equipment as required by Petroleo Brazilieiro S.A., and has commenced revenue-generating drilling operations in Brazil. MarketWire

GlobalWise Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (OTCBB: GWIV) (OTCQB: GWIV) ( and its wholly owned subsidiary Intellinetics, Inc MarketWire

InFocus Reveals IN2120 Affordable Network Projector Series
InFocus Corp., a digital display technology leader and visual collaboration champion, today unveiled its new IN2120 series of value-packed network projectors. The ultra-affordable and network-ready IN2124 and IN2126 feature sharp, bright images and advanced networking capabilities ideal for larger conference rooms and classrooms. MarketWire

Kutztown University Evolves Data Center With Advanced Avaya Ethernet Switching Solution

Safeway Inc. Announces Preliminary Results of 2012 Stockholder Vote
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) announced the preliminary results of its stockholder vote at the company's 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held yesterday. MarketWire

CalAmp to Present at the 13th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced today that Michael Burdiek, the Company's President and CEO, and Garo Sarkissian, Vice President Corporate Development, are scheduled to present at the 13th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference. MarketWire

Capital Link's 3rd Posidonia Analyst & Investor Day to Feature Sector Discussion Panels With 20 Shipping Executives
On Tuesday, June 5, 2012, Capital Link will host its 3rd Posidonia Analyst & Investor Day at Astir Palace in Athens, Greece. MarketWire

Blue Coat Appoints Venkat Raghavan as Senior Vice President of Research and Development
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the technology leader in Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today announced that IBM veteran, Venkat Raghavan has joined as senior vice president of research and development. Venkat brings a 20-year track record of delivering world-class enterprise security products and market-leading innovation to Blue Coat MarketWire

Opstera Eases Transition to the Cloud With New Dashboard for Monitoring Windows Azure
Today, Opstera -- a cloud-based health management and capacity optimization provider -- announced a new online dashboard called CloudGraphs, designed to monitor quality of service (QoS) for cloud platforms such as Windows Azure. The dashboard offers Windows Azure customers additional visibility and new metrics related to Microsoft Corp MarketWire

Opportunity International to Expand Access to Financial Services in Tanzania
Opportunity International announced it received a $250,000 grant from Monsanto Company, an agricultural company committed to improving farm productivity and crop quality, to expand access to affordable financial services in Tanzania that will enable emerging entrepreneurs to generate more income for their families, and contribute to the economic development of their communities. MarketWire

Vycor Medical, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
Vycor Medical, Inc. ("Vycor") (OTCBB: VYCO) yesterday reported first quarter 2012 revenue of $432,601, a 198% increase on the $145,122 for the first quarter of 2011. The Vycor Medical division generated revenue of $321,781, a 222% increase on 2011, and NovaVision generated revenue of $110,820, a 145% increase, including a maiden contribution from Sight Science. MarketWire

WAC Certifies Funambol Personal Cloud App for Major Carriers Worldwide
Funambol, the leading provider of white-label personal cloud solutions for mobile providers, today announced the launch of its Android app with in-app upgrades using operator billing by the Wholesale Applications Community (WAC). The app allows customers to instantly purchase cloud storage upgrades by tapping a button on their smartphone or tablet for inclusion on their mobile bill MarketWire

Entone's FusionTV(TM) Fuels Broadband TV Service for Unity Telecom
Entone, Inc., a leading provider of Hybrid TV and Connected Home solutions, announced today that Unity Telecom has selected its FusionTV™ solution to launch a first-of-its-kind Broadband TV service that unites live HDTV programming and cloud-based services. MarketWire

Ecliptek's New LVPECL Oscillator Series Provides Frequency Range to 625MHz, Reduces Lead Times
Ecliptek Corporation is pleased to announce the introduction of four new low-voltage positive emitter-coupled logic (LVPECL) surface mount MEMS based oscillator series. These new EMRC series further enhance Ecliptek's extensive offering of quartz and MEMS based frequency control products, delivering high frequency operation, complementary outputs, and exceptional jitter performance. MarketWire

ClickSquared Selects First Line Software as Services Partner
First Line Software, a premier provider of custom software development services, announced today that it has been chosen by ClickSquared, a global provider of cross-channel marketing software and services, as a strategic technology partner MarketWire

Chocolate and Health Benefits: It's in the Flavanols
(Family Features) Every day, more and more health benefits are being associated with chocolate and Americans are in the know -- nine in ten Americans are aware of the health benefits associated with cocoa and dark chocolate, according to HealthFocus. But, the truth is, the benefits come from the cocoa flavanols -- not from how dark the chocolate is or the percent of cocoa, also known as cacao. MarketWire

GLDS Brings Cloud Billing and Mobile Workforce Technologies to NCTA's The Cable Show 2012
Great Lakes Data Systems, Inc MarketWire

NPN Media Launches Advertising Sales Division, Opens New Office
NPN Media, the premium provider of original syndicated video content to broadcasters and online destinations, today announced the launch of its new Advertising Sales Division with the opening of a new corporate office in New York City. Kate Rolston recently joined the NPN team to lead the NY office as General Manager, Ad Solutions Group MarketWire

Camber Named Best Place to Work in Huntsville
Camber Corporation announced today that it has been named by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce as one of the best companies to work for in the Huntsville area. MarketWire

Gold Standard Reports Positive Results From the First Core Holes on Its East Camp Douglas Project, Walker Lane, Nevada
Gold Standard Ventures Corp. ("Gold Standard") (TSX VENTURE: GV)(OTCQX: GDVXF) ( announced today that it has received positive assay results from the first two holes drilled at its 100%-owned East Camp Douglas project, in the Walker Lane District of Nevada. MarketWire

EnerNOC Joins OpenADR Alliance Board of Directors
EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leading provider of energy management applications for utilities and commercial, institutional, and industrial customers, extended its leadership role in the continued development of an open communication standard for automated demand response (Auto DR) by announcing today that it has joined the Board of Directors of the OpenADR Alliance MarketWire

Vayant's Sub-Second Innovative FastSearch Product Goes Live
Vayant Travel Technologies, the leading independent B2B airfare shopping and pricing innovator, today announced the official release of their newest product Vayant FastSearch™ and the launch of its Pilot Program. MarketWire

T-System Is Finalist for 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Award
T-System, Inc. announced today 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

Crosshair Maps Out Its Return to Labrador
Crosshair Energy Corporation (TSX: CXX)(NYSE Amex: CXZ) ("Crosshair" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its 2012 exploration program for the newly consolidated CMB uranium/vanadium project in central Labrador has received its exploration permits from both the Nunatsiavut and Newfoundland and Labrador governments and is scheduled to begin July 1, 2012. The $2 MarketWire

Rosetta Genomics Achieves Major Commercial Milestone by Obtaining Medicare Coverage of miRview mets2 Assay
Rosetta Genomics Ltd. (NASDAQ: ROSG), a leading developer and provider of microRNA-based molecular diagnostic tests, today announced that Novitas, the designated Medicare Administrative Contractor for the Company's miRview® mets² assay, has informed Rosetta that it plans to cover this assay for all Medicare beneficiaries MarketWire

CommerceTel Announces First Quarter 2012 Financial Results by Monday, May 21, 2012
CommerceTel Corporation (OTCBB: MFON), an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions, today announced that it filed Form 12b-25 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 14, 2012 to extend the filing of the Company's Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 MarketWire

NutraCea Announces 2012 First Quarter Financial Results
NutraCea (OTCQB: NTRZ) (PINKSHEETS: NTRZ), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Cytomedix Announces Expansion of Phase 2 Study to Treat Post-Acute Ischemic Stroke at Up to 15 U.S. Clinical Sites
Cytomedix, Inc MarketWire

Hard Dollar's Ron Babich Secures the Win for Prestigious Marketer of the Year Title
Hard Dollar, the leading project cost management software (PCM) for capital projects, can now claim the Marketer of the Year as part of their staff, in their vice president of sales and marketing, Ron Babich. The award was presented by The Phoenix Business Journal in alliance with the Business Marketing Association of Phoenix MarketWire

Follett Higher Education Group Selects VYCON to Protect New Distribution Center Against Power Disturbances
VYCON (, a designer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly, high-speed energy storage flywheel systems, today announced that Follett Higher Education Group chose VYCON's flywheel system to protect against power outages at its new state-of-the-art fulfillment and distribution center in Aurora, Ill. MarketWire

ON24 Launches Virtual Training Platform
ON24, Inc., the leader in webcasting and virtual event solutions, announced today a new virtual training platform that is a first-of-its kind solution for corporate learning. Designed to facilitate an engaging and interactive learning experience, the ON24 Virtual Corporate University (VCU) provides efficient delivery of online training -- to any device, anytime, anywhere in the world MarketWire Top 2012 Consumer Money Questions Shift From Recession to Recovery
Consumer money resource today shared the top five questions asked of its Ask Bill free question and answer service in the first quarter of 2012. Compiled by the team of personal finance experts that works directly with customer questions, this edition of the list demonstrates a shift away from recession-related questions towards topics more focused on recovery. MarketWire

Integra Gold Intersects 26.7 g/t Gold over 2.5 meters, 18.4 g/t Gold over 3.0 meters, and 7.36 g/t Gold over 10.0 meters at No. 4 Plug

OPEL Technologies Commences Trading in the U.S. on the OTCQX International
OPEL Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OPL)(OTCQX: OPELF) ("OPEL" or "the Company"), a leading global supplier of solar tracker systems, other solar related products and a semiconductor device and process developer, announces that today the common shares of OPEL Technologies will begin trading in the United States on the OTCQX International under the symbol "OPELF" MarketWire

Golf Simulator Leader Full Swing Golf and Guru Training Systems Enter Exclusive Agreement
Full Swing Golf, worldwide golf simulator leader, has entered into a long term exclusive distribution agreement with Guru Training Systems, creators of Swinguru Pro, the world's first markerless 3D golf training & teaching system. Swinguru Pro is the ultimate 3D golf swing analysis system for rapid game improvement MarketWire

Quantum to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced that it will be participating in the following conferences: MarketWire

Newly Awarded Patents Continue to Strengthen Midwest Energy Emissions Corp's Intellectual Property Rights in the U.S.
(ME2C) Midwest Energy Emissions Corp (OTCBB: MEEC), a mercury emission capture technology company for power plants and other coal burning units, announced today that the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) Foundation has been awarded two new United States patents for mercury emissions control. MarketWire

Job Prospects, Health Insurance and Student Loans Are Big Worries for College Students and Grads in 2012
According to a national survey sponsored by eHealthInsurance (NASDAQ: EHTH), the leading online source of health insurance for individuals and families, this year's college graduates are not likely to earn anywhere near as much as they think they need in order to be financially secure, and their expectations for getting employer-sponsored health insurance are unrealistic. MarketWire

Balfour Beatty Inc. Saves Over $5 Million by Using Egnyte on Dallas Fort Worth Airport Reconstruction
Egnyte, the leading provider of Cloud and HybridCloud File Sharing solutions for Businesses today released a new case study outlining the benefits of deploying a hybrid cloud solution in a large scale construction project. Balfour Beatty implemented Egnyte's HybridCloud File Sharing solution as a part of the Dallas Fort Worth Airport reconstruction, allowing their design team to save $5 MarketWire

Actiance Solutions Now Available on Carahsoft GSA Schedule to Provide Public Sector With Support for the Growing Use of Social Networks and Unified Communications and Collaboration Platforms
Actiance (, helping organizations benefit from new forms of communications and collaboration, today announced that its solutions are now available through Carahsoft's General Services Administration(GSA) Schedule from which federal, state and local government agencies procure IT products and services. MarketWire

Clickatell Is a Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Award
Clickatell, a leading mobile messaging provider today announced today 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. MarketWire

Cisco Study: IT Saying Yes to BYOD
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced findings from the Cisco IBSG Horizons Study of 600 U.S. IT and business leaders that shows IT is accepting, and in some cases embracing, "bring your own device" (BYOD) as a reality in the enterprise MarketWire

AutoInfo, Inc. Announces Quarterly Results
AutoInfo, Inc. (OTCBB: AUTO), a non-asset based third party logistics service provider, today announced results of its operations for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. The Company reported gross revenues of $61.8 million as compared with $75.4 million for the prior year period. Revenues for 2011 included $21 MarketWire

Consumer Mortgage Debt Falls Three Percent Since April 2011, According to, the consumer's credit advocate, today released its U.S. Credit Score Climate Report with trend data for April 2012. Consumer credit card and mortgage spending slowed from a year ago, with the average credit card debt per consumer falling 13% to $5,650 and the average mortgage debt decreasing 3% to $166,631 MarketWire

Aconex Names Steve Recht as CFO
Aconex, the world's largest provider of online project collaboration solutions to the construction and engineering industries, today announced that Steve Recht has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Steve brings a 30-year background of diverse operating and finance experience as a CEO, COO and CFO for venture-backed private and public companies. MarketWire

Teleran(C) Forms Partnership With Leading Business Intelligence and Technical Consulting Firm
Teleran Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of visibility, optimization and control software for business intelligence (BI), data warehouse and big data, today announced a partnership with Aleutian Consulting, a leading BI and technical consulting company. MarketWire

Band of the Year 2012 Teams With National Retailer Music & Arts to Foster Music Careers
Band of the Year 2012™ today announced Music & Arts, the largest band and orchestra instrument retailer and lesson provider in the country, as the platinum host sponsor of this year's mega music event, giving bands of all genres the opportunity to compete in top Texas venues between now and June 16 MarketWire

LEWIS PR Wins Platinum Hermes Creative Award
LEWIS PR, a global PR and digital communications agency, announced it has won a Platinum Hermes Creative Award. LEWIS PR was honored in the book publication category for the agency-authored title, 'The Changing Face of Communications.' The annual awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). MarketWire

Sage Advances Its Brand Evolution With New North America Website, Ad Campaign, Product Names
Advancing the company's brand development in North America, Sage today announced the upcoming launch of a new website for its North American business,, effective May 16, 2012, and a new advertising campaign that supports the company's commitment to deliver business management software and services that help business owners achieve their ambitions. MarketWire

Global Commitment to Company Culture Lands NetApp at #3 on the Best Workplaces in Canada List
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it ranked #3 on the 2012 "Best Workplaces in Canada" list by the Great Place to Work® Institute Canada. This marks the third consecutive year that NetApp Canada has ranked in the top 3, after earning the #2 spot in 2011. NetApp is honored to be named a leading employer in Canada and to have earned special recognition in the trust index for Fairness MarketWire

Morpho Detection's Itemiser DX Trace Detector Certified for Air Cargo Screening by U.K. Department for Transport
Morpho Detection, Inc. (MDI), the explosives and narcotics detection business of Morpho, Safran group's security unit, today announced its next-generation Itemiser® DX desktop explosives trace detection (ETD) system has been certified for air cargo screening by the U.K. Department for Transport (DfT). MarketWire

Mars Botanical(TM) Revamps Popular CocoaVia(TM) Brand
Mars Botanical™, a scientific business unit of Mars, Incorporated, has launched a fresh new look for its popular CocoaVia™ supplement brand MarketWire

AutoClaims Direct Rebrands as ACD
AutoClaims Direct, the leading innovator in claims services and technology to the property and casualty industry, announced today a complete rebranding of the company under the new moniker ACD. ACD has positioned itself as Your Complete Claims Solution. MarketWire

SilkRoad Technology Accelerates Growth by Increasing Customer Acquisitions and Implementations in First Quarter 2012
SilkRoad Technology, Inc., a leading provider of social talent management solutions, continues to gain significant momentum for its Life Suite® product line with accelerated customer growth in the first quarter, including G-TECH, Presidio Network Solutions, Aruba Networks, Provant Health Solutions and NSTAR Global Services MarketWire

Stem, Inc. Chosen as Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Award
Stem, Inc. [], a company that uses big data, predictive analytics and advanced energy storage to transform the economics of power consumption in commercial buildings, announced today it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Americas award, which honors the year's most promising private technology ventures in North America. MarketWire

Philip Sawa Promoted to Vice President of Sales at iSirona
iSirona®, a provider of simplified solutions for medical devices, today announced the promotion of Philip Sawa to vice president of sales. Previously iSirona's regional vice president of sales in the Midwest region, Sawa will be responsible for leading the national sales team in a rapidly growing market segment. MarketWire

International Developers From India, Japan, Sweden Vie for Health 2.0 World Cup
Health 2.0 today announced that multidisciplinary teams of healthcare enthusiasts representing India, Japan, New York, and Boston will join winners from the upcoming Stockholm Health Hack Day on May 18-20 to compete in the inaugural Health 2.0 Developers World Cup. They will square off against yet-to-be-determined winners of the code-a-thons in China, Netherlands, and several U.S MarketWire

Premier Holding Corp. Appoints Former EDS Chief Global Sales Officer, Bobby Grisham, to Board
Premier Holding Corp. (OTCBB: PRHL) (the "Company") is very proud to announce the appointment of Bobby Grisham to Premier Holding Corp.'s board of directors. Grisham served at EDS, a Hewlett-Packard company, from 1978-2009, with career highlights including chief global sales officer responsible for leading the successful renegotiation of EDS's large U.S. Navy Marine Corps Intranet contract MarketWire

Boston MedFlight Works With Broadleaf on Application Uptime, Recoverability and Disaster Recovery
Broadleaf, a leader in designing and implementing vendor solutions for data storage, virtualization and WAN optimization, announced that Boston Medflight (BMF) engaged Broadleaf to provide a solution that would improve uptime for a mission critical application and lay the groundwork for an effective IT infrastructure disaster recovery plan. MarketWire

Northland Announces New Board Appointment
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(OSLO: NAUR)(OSLO: NAUR.R)(FRANKFURT: NPK) ("Northland" or "the Company") announces that Carl-Michael Raihle was elected to the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting in Luxembourg, May 16, 2012. MarketWire

BIOTRONIK's Bioabsorbable Magnesium Scaffold Continues to Show Strong Results at 12 Months With Uncompromised Device Usability
Twelve-month results from the BIOSOLVE-I study with the DRug Eluting Absorbable Metal Scaffold (DREAMS) demonstrate safety and confirm vessel vasomotion. The results from the BIOSOLVE-I study were presented at the European Course on Revascularization in Paris (EuroPCR) by Professor Michael Haude, Lukaskrankenhaus, Neuss, Germany. MarketWire

Eco-Safe Begins Distribution to International Markets
Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce the beginning of the international sales, marketing, and distribution of its products. MarketWire

Yell Acquires Moonfruit
Yell, a leading provider of digital services, today announces a further important step in its creation of the local eMarketplace with the acquisition of Moonfruit Limited ("Moonfruit"), the UK's leading DIY website and online shop builder. The total cash consideration for the acquisition is approximately $28.8 million, funded out of Yell's cash reserves. Retention bonuses of up to $8 MarketWire

CipherCloud Enables Healthcare Pioneer to Deliver a Medical Audit Solution Securely in the Cloud
CipherCloud, the market-leading provider of cloud information protection gateways for cloud applications and platforms, today announced that Medical Audit & Review Solutions (MARS) has deployed the CipherCloud Gateway to encrypt Protected Health Information (PHI) as part of a custom cloud-based development project called the MARS PROBE Platform MarketWire

Given Imaging Announces Results of 2012 Annual Shareholders' Meeting
Given Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIVN) today announced the results of its annual shareholders' meeting which was held yesterday in Yoqneam, Israel. A total of 23,216,816 shares, or approximately 75%, of the total number of shares entitled to vote at the meeting, were represented, and all three proposed resolutions were approved. MarketWire

Washington, DC Weight Loss Surgeons Discuss New Link Between Obesity Surgery and Diabetes Treatment
Thanks to two recent studies published in The New England Journal of Medicine, researchers and surgeons have established a tangible link between bariatric surgery and the treatment of type 2 diabetes MarketWire

Chicago Plastic Surgeon on ASAPS Study and Most Popular Procedures
According to the most recent study from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), more than 9 million cosmetic procedures were performed. Liposuction was the most common procedure performed, having increased nearly 13% from the previous year, followed by breast augmentation, abdominoplasty, blepharoplasty, and breast lift MarketWire

New Life Bariatric Supplements to Exhibit at 2012 Bariatric Surgery Meeting
The 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) will be held at the San Diego Convention Center from June 17-22, 2012. New Bariatric Life Supplements and Dr. Stephen Boyce will be exhibiting at the meeting to help raise awareness about the importance of maintaining balanced nutrition levels following weight loss surgery MarketWire

Compendium Launches Enhanced Social Media Integration
Compendium (, a content marketing platform that helps organizations capture and create original content in a branded hub for distribution to any marketing channel, has enhanced its social media integration tools, making it easier for content marketers to significantly expand their marketing reach and drive website traffic. MarketWire

ThyssenKrupp Hit by Wobbly Steel Market in Fiscal Second-Quarter 2012, Capital Expenditures Down From Last Year, an Industrial Info News Alert

Metals & Minerals Industry Project Activity Ascends to $791 Billion in the Americas, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Americas, including Central, North and South America as well as the Caribbean, have a thriving Metals & Minerals Industry. Countries rich in natural resources like Brazil, Canada, Chile and the U.S. lead the way in project development for coal, copper, iron ore, and oil sands, to name a few. Led by Brazil, Canada and the U.S MarketWire

North American Refiners Retool to Process Oil From Shale Formations, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- North American Petroleum Refiners are investing hundreds of millions of dollars in capital and maintenance projects to process the light sweet crude oil produced from the continent's shale formations, Chris Paschall, Industrial Info's vice president of research for the Petroleum Refining Industry, said in an interview. MarketWire

Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ: SKBI) ("Skystar" or the "Company"), a China-based manufacturer and distributor of veterinary medicines, vaccines, micro-organisms and feed additives, today reported unaudited first quarter fiscal year 2012 earnings, for the period ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Procera Networks to Present at the Sterne Agee Technology Conference in New York on May 23, 2012
Procera Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PKT), the intelligent policy enforcement company, today announced that James Brear, president and CEO, will present at the Sterne Agee 2012 Technology Conference on Wednesday, May 23rd at 1:35 p.m. (Eastern Time). The conference is being held at the Sentry Center in New York City. MarketWire

Chacha Is a Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Award
ChaCha Search, Inc., the leading answer platform service, announced today it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Americas award, a prestigious list honoring the most promising private technology ventures in North America. MarketWire

Allied Electronics Ranks #129 out of Top 500 E-Retailers
Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), ranks #129 in the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide (2012 edition). The Top 500 Guide, published by Vertical Web Media LLC, is an authoritative ranking and a comprehensive analysis of North America's 500 largest e-retailers MarketWire

Abacast and SESAC Announce Marketing and Promotion Partnership
Abacast, a provider of cloud-based streaming and ad management services to the radio industry and SESAC, the nation's most innovative performing rights organization, announced today a partnership to enable SESAC to offer Abacast services to its new Radio Website licensees MarketWire

ValueVision Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2012 Results
ValueVision Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVTV), a multichannel electronic retailer operating as ShopNBC (, today announced operating results for its fiscal 2012 first quarter (Q1'12) ended April 28, 2012. The Company will host an investor conference call/webcast today at 11am ET, details below. MarketWire

3,289 Miles in 97 Days, 40 Miles a Day, 7 Days a Week: H2O Overdrive(TM) Sponsors Ethan Bennett in His Run to Fight
Ethan Bennett is running 3,289 miles across America in only 97 days; 40 miles a day, 7 days a week, to raise money for the fight against cancer. His journey is called the Run to Fight. MarketWire

Dorman Products, Inc. Declares a Two-for-One Stock Split
On May 15, 2012, Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: DORM) (the "Company") declared a stock dividend of one share of common stock for each share of common stock outstanding for those shareholders of record on June 1, 2012 with a distribution date of June 15, 2012. MarketWire

Fad Diets Don't Work, Can Compromise Health, Says Dr. Gregory Jantz of
People who need to lose weight should forgo fad diets and instead should focus on sensible eating and exercise, says Dr. Gregory Jantz, a nationally certified psychologist, author of many books on eating disorders, nutrition and diet and founder, an Internet resource for eating disorder information and recommendations for eating disorder treatment. MarketWire

PTSD Treatment Helps Sufferers and Their Loved Ones, Says The Center for Counseling and Health Resources Founder Dr. Gregory Jantz
People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder are more likely to engage in self-harming behaviors such as suicide and self-mutilation, according to psychological studies. But people with PTSD should seek treatment not just for their own safety, but also for the well-being of their families, according to nationally certified psychologist Dr. Gregory Jantz. MarketWire

Evolving Systems to Present at B. Riley & Co. 13th Annual Investor Conference
Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL), a leading provider of software solutions and services to the wireless, wireline and IP carrier market, today announced that Thad Dupper, chief executive officer, will present at the B. Riley & Co. 13th Annual Investor Conference in Santa Monica, CA, on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time MarketWire

MCW Energy Group Engages Stonecap Securities Inc. as Lead Agent & Announces a $5,000,000 Private Placement to Fund Its Utah Oil Sands Development Program
MCW Energy Group ("MCW") (FRANKFURT: MW4), a Canadian holding company with two business units focused on value creation: i) MCW Fuels Inc MarketWire

Toronto Office Relaunches as Ogilvy CommonHealth
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, the health behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather (, representing the largest assembly of creative talent in the world of healthcare communications, today announced the Ogilvy Healthworld office located in Toronto has relaunched the company under the new name, Ogilvy CommonHealth. MarketWire

U.S. Ice Cream & Frozen Desserts Retail Sales to Reach $12.9 Billion by 2016 has announced the addition of the new report "Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts in the U.S.: Markets and Opportunities in Retail and Foodservice; 7th Edition" to their collection of Food & Beverage market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

U.S. Food Bars Market Projected to Near $8.3 Billion by 2016 has announced the addition of the new report "Food Bars in the U.S.: Trends in Cereal/Granola Bars and Energy/Nutrition Bars" to their collection of Foods market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Bombardier Congratulates Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Opening of New International Terminal
Bombardier Transportation is today celebrating the start of passenger services on the newly extended BOMBARDIER INNOVIA APM 100 automated people mover (APM) system at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The transit system extension will serve millions of world travellers at the brand new Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal, which officially opened today. MarketWire

Market Research Predicts U.S. Sports & Entertainment Foodservice Revenue to Reach $8.36 Billion in 2012 has announced the addition of the new report "Sports & Entertainment Venue Foodservice Trends in the U.S.," to their collection of Foods market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Centrify Appoints headtechnology as New Distributor in Eastern Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States, and Central Asia

Signiant Builds Momentum in Global Telecom Service Provider Market for Family of Intelligent Media File Movement Solutions
Signiant, a global leader in intelligent file movement software for the media and entertainment industry, today announced that worldwide momentum is building among telecommunications providers for the company's software solutions MarketWire

Wrapp Set to Bring New Social Gifting Service to Italy
eCommerce NETCOMM FORUM 2012 -- Wrapp, the first social gifting service that lets you give your Facebook friends free gift cards to top national, multinational and regional retailers, is coming soon to Italy. MarketWire

Lack of Trust in the Use of Personal Data Threatens to Undermine the Digital Economy
The Internet economy in the G-20 is larger than the GDP of Brazil or Italy and is expected to nearly double to $4.2 trillion by 2016. But this growth could be severely limited without an effective set of "trade rules" to ensure the appropriate flow of personal data. Areas that could be affected include financial services, health care, online retail and marketing, and social media. MarketWire

RHJ International: Notice to Shareholders of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting
Please, find enclosed the notice toshareholders of the Annual Shareholders'Meeting to be held by RHJ International on Tuesday June 19, 2012 at 3p.m., atits headquarters in Brussels. MarketWire

HEINEKEN honoured for global health practices
Last night, HEINEKEN received the prestigiousGBCHealth Business Leadership Award at GBCHealth's annual conference in NewYorkCity. HEINEKEN has been selected to receive this award by GBCHealth for itsenduring commitment to and excellence in its support for health-relatedprogramming for its employees, their dependents and the communities inwhich itoperates. MarketWire

REXEL : Rexel expands its presence in the USA with the strategic acquisition of Platt Electric Supply

SBM Offshore Q1 Trading Update
Highlights First Quarter 2012 MarketWire

Investview, Inc. Announces New Stock Symbol (INVU) as of May 17, 2012
Investview, Inc. (formerly Global Investor Services, Inc.) (OTCBB: INVU) (OTCQB: INVU) (OTCBB: GISV) ("Investview") recently announced its name change to Investview, Inc. to better reflect the nature of its core business. Investview has now been assigned a new symbol of INVU by FINRA which will be effective at the open of business on May 17, 2012 MarketWire

Senior Talent Joins GoPago to Drive Product Development and Expand Sales
NEWS FACTS GoPago, a provider of emerging mobile payments technology, announced today that the company has added three prominent members to its expanding team: Josh Bradbury, Navneet Singh and Venu Venugopal MarketWire

IntelePeer Solution Now Rated "Avaya Compliant"
IntelePeer, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand, cloud-based communications services, today announced that its IntelePeer CoreCloud™ SIP Trunking services are compliant with key unified communications solutions from Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration systems, software and services. MarketWire

ASM International N.V. announces confirmation to carry out study into market valuation of the Company
ALMERE, The Netherlands - May 16, 2012 - ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ: ASMI and NYSE Euronext Exchange in Amsterdam: ASM) has noted the recent movements in the markets of its share price following the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on May 15, 2012 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands ("AGM") GlobeNewswire

Svein Aaser elected new Chairman of the Board of Telenor ASA
(Fornebu, May 16, 2012) The Corporate Assembly of Telenor ASA has on 16 May 2012 elected Svein Aaser as Chairman of the Board of Directors, succeeding Harald Norvik. GlobeNewswire

Property4East reaches record number of visitors from around the world via Facebook.
Property4East, the unique marketing, sales & services powerhouse company that offers the world`s most beautiful and exclusive properties to wealthy investors Eastern Europe, has caused somewhat of a stir among exclusive property owners, marketing bureaus and in the world of social networking. GlobeNewswire

ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design,engineering and management services company, announced that during the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) that was held today Harrie Noy as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board was succeeded in that position by Neil McArthur who was already a member of the Executive Board GlobeNewswire

Bombardier Transportation Celebrates 20 Years of Success in Mexico
BERLIN, GERMANY--(Marketwire - May 16, 2012) - Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, celebrates an important milestone with 20 years of sustained and successful presence in the Mexican rail manufacturing industry GlobeNewswire

Cryo-Save Group N.V.: AGM Resolutions
Cryo-Save Group N.V. (Euronext: CRYO, 'Cryo-Save', or 'the Group'), the leading international stem cell storage company and the largest family stem cell bank in Europe, announces that all resolutions at today's AGM were passed. GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil's renewable diesel to be put to the test again on the Nürburgring circuit
Neste Oil Corporation Press Release16 May 2012 at 3.15 p.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

Updated survival results from phase III trial of Alpharadin (radium-223 chloride) in castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) to be presented as Late-Breaking Abstract at ASCO 2012
Not intended for US media  Oslo, Norway, 16 May 2012 - Algeta ASA (OSE: ALGETA), a company focused on the development of novel targeted cancer therapeutics, announces that further data from the phase III ALSYMPCA study of Alpharadin (radium-223 chloride) will be presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 1-5 June (Chicago, IL, USA). GlobeNewswire

Pöyry helps Eastern Africa in the search of geothermal resources
PÖYRY PLC          Press release 16 May 2012 GlobeNewswire

Sanoma strengthens its position in consumer media - Nelonen Media becomes the market leader in Finnish commercial radio
Press Release 16/05/201214:15 GlobeNewswire

Fairstar Heavy Transport awarded USD 2.9 million rig transportation contract by Seadrill
Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has been awarded a new contract to transport the drilling rig OFFSHORE VIGILANT from Port of Spain, Trinidad to Vung Tau, Vietnam on Fairstar's semi-submersible vessel FJELL. The contract value is USD 2.9 million. GlobeNewswire

Invitation to EMGS Capital Markets Day 19 September 2012
Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) will host its Capital Markets Day on Wednesday, 19 September at Shippingklubben, Haakon VII's gate 1, in Oslo, Norway. GlobeNewswire

Sony Mobile Communications announces new Head of Sales and Marketing
London, UK - 16 May, 2012- Sony Mobile Communications (Sony Mobile) today announced that Dennis van Schie has been appointed Corporate Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing, reporting to President and CEO Kunimasa Suzuki. GlobeNewswire

Food recipes and shopping lists easily to mobiles of K-food store customers
KESKO FOOD LTD PRESS RELEASE 16.05.2012 AT 10.30 1(2) GlobeNewswire

Lindab's Capital Markets Day on the Bjäre peninsula 23 August 2012
Theme:           Focussed journey towards increased profitability GlobeNewswire

Cermaq ASA : Mainstream Canada has detected IHNv in one site
Mainstream Canada has today issued a press release about the detection of IHNv (Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis) in the site Dixon Bay on the west coast of Vancouver Island.The virus was detected by the company's fish health monitoring program, enabling effective action GlobeNewswire

Klövern wins the tax surcharge-case
The Tax Agency has decided not to appeal against the Administrative Court's quashing of the tax surcharge of SEK 493 million previously imposed on Klövern. The matter of a tax surcharge is thereby finally concluded. GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA: Listing of subscription rights
The subscription rights in SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA will be listed on 18 May 2012. Each shareholder will be allotted 2,7858772 subscription rights for every 10 shares as of 14 May 2012 which are registered in the bank's shareholder register in VPS as of 14 May 2012. The number of subscription rights allotted to each shareholder will be rounded down to the nearest whole subscription right GlobeNewswire

Eltek ASA: Minutes of the Annual General Meeting
Please find attached the minutes from Eltek ASA's Annual General Meeting held on 15 May 2012 at the Company's premises in Gråterudveien 8, Drammen, Norway. GlobeNewswire

Eltek ASA: Protokoll fra ordinær generalforsamling
Vedlagt følger protokoll fra ordinær generalforsamling i Eltek ASA den 15. mai 2012, avholdt i selskapets lokaler i Gråterudveien 8, Drammen. GlobeNewswire

Changes in Rautakesko's organisation and management
RAUTAKESKO LTD PRESS RELEASE 16.05.2012 AT 10.00 1(1) GlobeNewswire

Ratos: Inwido sells Home Improvement business area
This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act or demands made in the exchange rules. GlobeNewswire

RHJ International: Notice to Shareholders of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting
Please, find enclosed the notice to shareholders of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting to be held by RHJ International on Tuesday June 19, 2012 at 3 p.m., at its headquarters in Brussels. GlobeNewswire

Lindab receives order worth SEK 50 m in Russia
Lindab has received an order worth approximately SEK 50 m to design and supply several steel buildings near Grozny in the Chechen republic, Russia. GlobeNewswire

Dockwise Ltd : Prospectus approved and published - Subscription period and trading in subscription rights commence today

Omasairaala to Pikku-Huopalahti
Omasairaala Oy will be situated in Pikku-Huopalahti, Helsinki. Pikku-Huopalahti is ideally located at the heart of all major roads leading to Helsinki. Omasairaala Oy will begin to operate in early 2013. GlobeNewswire

EMGS: First quarter results 2012
Highlights in the first quarter 2012: Revenues of USD 55.6 million, up 159% from Q1 2011 EBITDA of USD 16.1 million, up USD 19.4 million from Q1 2011 EBITDA margin of 29% Net income of USD 7 GlobeNewswire

Statkraft AS - result for the first quarter of 2012
This is a correction of the announcement from 08:00 16.05.2012 CEST. Reason for the correction: Misprint in Financial Statement table on page 14 and note 5 on page 19 in the Interim report. Statkraft AS - result for the first quarter of 2012 Satisfactory result in spite of lower power prices GlobeNewswire

Tieto and Helsinki Region Transport Authority (HSL) signed an agreement concerning the delivery of a new ticketing and information system
Tieto Corporation        PRESS RELEASE       16 May 2012 at 9.00 am EET GlobeNewswire

Promoted football club PEC Zwolle opts for a GreenFields woven artificial turf field
After an absence of eight years, PEC Zwolle is now preparing to re-enter the Dutch premier league. PEC Zwolle endeavours to become a stable premier league club. And that deserves a field that is worthy of the premier division in every respect GlobeNewswire

ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, today announced that it will advise more than 150 European cities on how to deal with the impact of climate change. This will include the development and application of tailor-made climate adaptation strategies on behalf of the European Union GlobeNewswire

Octoplus publishes first quarter business update
Leiden, the Netherlands, 16 May 2012 - OctoPlus N.V. ("OctoPlus" or the "Company") (Euronext: OCTO) today publishes its business update for the first quarter of 2012. GlobeNewswire

Regulated information - Ageas announces the Extraordinary General Meetings of Shareholders of ageas N.V. and ageas SA/NV
Ageas previously announced on 29 March 2012 its plans to simplify the legal structure of the company by proposing to shareholders the merger of ageas N.V. and ageas SA/NV and a 10 to 1 reverse stock split GlobeNewswire

Fairstar Heavy Transport turns down Dockwise "poison pill", management determined to protect interests of all Stakeholders
Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has informed Dockwise that the unsolicited financial proposal received from Dockwise is of no interest to Fairstar. Dockwise has attempted to characterize the offer of USD 30 million in "subordinated debt" to be an attempt by Dockwise to be helpful GlobeNewswire

RomReal : Reverse Share Split 10 old shares for 1 new share
To conform with the Oslo stock exchange regulation of maintaining a share trading value higher than NOK 1 and following the approval from the 2012 Annual General Meeting, the Company is proceeding with a reverse share split where 10 old shares give 1 new share . The shares in RomReal Ltd will be traded ex reverse split as from 18.06.2012 GlobeNewswire

RomReal : First Quarter 2012 Financial Report and Investor Presentation
RomReal hereby announces the highlights in connection with the Q1 2012 results:   Statutory Net Asset Value (NAV) under IFRS was EUR 0.54 (NOK 4.0) per share at the end of Q1 2012, a decline of 1.5% compared to the end of Q4 2011. This is mainly driven by the unrealised foreign exchange losses as a result of the depreciation of the RON against EUR by 1.4% during the quarter GlobeNewswire

Aldata Solution Oyj, Stock Exchange Release, 16 May 2012 at 6.30 p.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

Schibsted ASA (SCH) - Mandatory notification of trade
Primary insider Gunnar Strömblad, EVP in Schibsted has on 15 May 2012 sold 3,500 shares in Schibsted ASA at an average price of NOK 188,38. After the transaction Strömblad owns 9,993 shares in Schibsted ASA. GlobeNewswire

Quarterly information HL Display Holding Group January - March 2012
Net sales for January - March amounted to MSEK 403 (415). Adjusted for currency effects, this is a decrease of 3 per cent compared with the same period in 2011.   Non-recurring expenses amounted to MSEK 2 (3) for the first quarter. Operating profit was MSEK 27 (21). Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 19 (12) and net profit to MSEK 14 (9) GlobeNewswire

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