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EU delegation meets ACCI to understand trade potentials
An eight-member European Union (EU) ambassadorial delegation met the members of Arunachal Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) here on Thursday to understand the trade potentials of the state and the challenges confronting them. ANI

G-20 countries still facing 21 mln jobs shortfall: ILO, OECD report
G-20 countries would need to create 21 million jobs in 2012 in order to return to pre-crisis employment levels, said a report jointly released on Thursday by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). ANI

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin to save $67 million on U.S. tax bill
Co-founder of Facebook Eduardo Saverin could save over 67 million dollars in taxes by renouncing his U.S. citizenship ahead of Facebook's multi-billion dollar IPO. ANI

Time Warner Cable in $10m 'p*rn' lawsuit soup
Time Warner Cable is facing a two million dollar lawsuit from a former employee who claims the telecom brand ignored his 'religious complaints' about colleagues watching p*rn during working hours. ANI

Footwear brand Skechers to shell out $40m as damages over 'Toning Shoe' claims
Footwear brand Skechers will be shelling out over 40 million dollars following their advertisement of special toning shoes which claimed to help people lose weight, build muscle and get in shape. ANI

57 percent Facebook users do not click on adverts, sponsored content: Poll
A majority of Facebook users do not click on adverts and sponsored content on the social networking site, a new survey has revealed. ANI

Murli Manohar Joshi assails UPA Govt. over rupee fall against dollar
With the Indian rupee hitting a record low against the dollar, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi assailed the UPA Government on the issue, terming it a 'precarious' national economic situation. ANI

JP Morgan sued by shareholder after facing $2bn trading loss
US fund manager Saratoga Capital Management has sued JP Morgan Chase after the bank lost over 2 billion dollars in derivatives trading. ANI

Partners REIT, Redhawk Resources, Prophecy Coal are Midas Letter's James West's Top Picks on BNN's Market Call
James West, publisher of MidasLetter at MidasLetter.com and CEO of Midas Letter Fianancial Group Ltd. was the guest on BNN May 16th with host Michael Hainsworth. His ""Top Picks"" were as follows:1. Partners Reit (TSX: PAR.UN)2. Redhawk Resources (TSX:RDK)3. Prophecy Coal Corp. (TSX:PCY)Market Call is Canada's leading stock market call-in program ACN Newswire

INNOVATIVE CYLINDER LINER TECHNOLOGY FROM FEDERAL-MOGUL REDUCES ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION BY UP TO 40 PERCENT
Hybrid Liner design helps meet new challenges of downsized diesel and gasoline enginesFriedberg, Germany, May 17, 2012 . Federal-Mogul Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) is increasingly using a dual-material cylinder liner technology to reduce bore distortion and improve function in the latest generation of lighter, highly-loaded gasoline engines ACN Newswire

Keeping Ahead in the Medical Device Sector
"Medical device industry executives often develop products that are deemed safe and effective by the FDA, but that do not sell as they are not reimbursable," says Donald DeLauder, Executive Director - Corporate Innovation, Bayer Radiology and Interventional. They must spend more time on developing their products, he adds ACN Newswire

Setting a Clear Mission Statement to Ensure a LTC Facility's Success
Many organizations today do not utilize their mission, vision and values statements as they should, according to Andrew Carle, Executive-in-Residence, Program in Senior Housing Administration, George Mason University. As a result, employees may be working at cross purposes to the organization's actual strategy, says Carle ACN Newswire

Ashland Inc. elects Brendan Cummins to board of directors
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 17, 2012COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that Brendan Cummins, former chief executive officer of Ciba Specialty Chemicals, has been elected to the company's board of directors. With his election, the Ashland board now has 10 directors. Cummins, 61, brings nearly 40 years of industry leadership experience to this new role ACN Newswire

IMPERVA ENHANCES DYNAMIC PROFILING FOR ITS WEB APPLICATION FIREWALL
Media Contact:Clinton Karr(415) 432-2441Clinton.Karr@lewispulse.comSecureSphere 9.5 Automates Profile Optimization to Minimize Complexity of Emerging Web Application FrameworksRedwood Shores, Calif., May 17, 2012 -Imperva, Inc. (NYSE:Â IMPV), a pioneer and leader of a new category of data security solutions for high-value business data in the data center, today announced that the SecureSphere 9 ACN Newswire

Thomson Reuters Announces Annual Renewal of Normal Course Issuer Bid
Thomson Reuters Corporation (TSX / NYSE: TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that it has received approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) for the annual renewal of its normal course issuer bid (NCIB) ACN Newswire

Ashland Inc. board increases annual dividend 29 percent
May 17, 2012COVINGTON, Ky. - The board of directors of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 22.5 cents per share on the company's common stock. This represents a 29 percent increase from the previous quarterly dividend and is equivalent to an annual dividend of 90 cents per share ACN Newswire

Enhancing Stock Market Portfolios
Chief Investment Officers (CIOs) must ensure that all investment portfolios have a focal point on companies that are in flourishing sectors, says Stephen Smith, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Smith Group Asset Management. "Based on a recent studywe did, the US stock market should expect double-digit annualized returns over the next ten years ACN Newswire

Turning Business Data into Dollars
Chief Information Officers (CIOs) must help void the gap between Information Technology (IT) and business operations, says Bill Frangeskakis, General Manager, Frontline. Only when the two are linked will CIOs be able to turn data into business dollars, he adds ACN Newswire

Pharmaceutical Marketing in an Era of Continuous Change
"We live in an environment of continuous change and unlimited access to knowledge. Given the regulatory issues, constraints and ethical aspects involved in the pharmaceutical industry, knowing how to act in this reality is critical," says Rosangela Checchia, Chief Executive Officer, Checon Pesquisa ACN Newswire

Applied Materials to Present at Upcoming Investor Conference
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Golden Star Resources Enters Into Debenture Purchase and Exchange Agreement
Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE MKT: GSS) (NYSE Amex: GSS) (TSX: GSC) (GHANA: GSR) ("Golden Star" or the "Company") today announced that it has entered into certain definitive agreements to purchase an aggregate of $74.5 million of the principal outstanding under its 4 MarketWire

San Diego Veterans Heal Unseen Wounds With Harvesting Happiness for Heroes on Armed Forces Day
Is positive psychology effective in healing post combat veterans challenged with PTSD and TBI? According to Lisa Cypers Kamen, Happiness Expert, Wellbeing Post Combat Specialist, and Director of 501 (c) (3) nonprofit Harvesting Happiness for Heroes, the 25% success rate of the HH4Heroes veteran wellbeing work speaks for itself MarketWire

Teekay Tankers Announces Availability of 2011 Annual Report
Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE: TNK) (Teekay Tankers or the Company) announced today that the Company's 2011 Annual Report on Form 20-F has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), effective April 13, 2012. Copies are available on Teekay Tankers' website at www.teekaytankers.com MarketWire

Check Out the Ranch in Lathrop -- the Hottest Address in Town
Incredible prices, brand new homes and special financing are driving buyer demand for The Ranch by William Lyon Homes through the roof. With 19 new home sales in just eight weeks, double-digit numbers are saying it all at this popular neighborhood in livable, lovable Lathrop MarketWire

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Proclaimed It's "Maker's Weekend" in San Mateo, CA, May 19 & 20
Maker Faire, the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth, is proud to announce that the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed that May 19 and 20 is "Maker's Weekend." Maker Faire will be held at the San Mateo County Event Center. MarketWire

Golden Star Resources Contemplates Exchanging Its Existing Convertible Debentures for New Convertible Debentures
Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE MKT: GSS) (NYSE Amex: GSS) (TSX: GSC) (GHANA: GSR) ("Golden Star" or the "Company") today announced its intention to exchange certain of its 4 MarketWire

Randa Accessories Leather Goods LLC Completes Acquisition of Swank, Inc.
Randa Accessories Leather Goods LLC, a leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of lifestyle accessories, has completed its acquisition of Swank, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SNKI), a leading designer and marketer of men's and women's belts and men's leather accessories, jewelry and suspenders. The purchase price was $10.00 a share, or total consideration of approximately $57.3 million. MarketWire

Insomniac Announces EDC Week Events Surrounding Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas
Insomniac Events extends festivities surrounding the 16th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas by revealing non-stop events and shows planned for EDC Week, June 5-12, 2012 MarketWire

Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2012 Results
Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE MKT: HRT) (NYSE Amex: HRT) and its subsidiaries reported total revenue of $6,305,000 and net loss of $375,000 for the three months ended March 31, 2012 compared to total revenue of $6,183,000 and net income of $27,000 for the same quarter of 2011. Net loss per share for the three months ended March 31, 2012 was $0 MarketWire

Lack of Capital Hinders Commercial Market While Modest Improvement Persists
National Association of Realtors® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun presented a modest and hopeful outlook for the commercial real estate market during the Economic Issues and Commercial Business Trends Forum at the Realtor® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C. today. MarketWire

Managed Travel Makeover: IT Consumerization Redefines Corporate Travel
A new report from PhoCusWright reveals that the wall once separating corporate travel from leisure travel and employees' personal lives is eroding, creating a "smart," digitized and socially influenced managed travel space. According to "PhoCusWright's U.S. Corporate Travel Report: Market Size and Technology Trends" (www.phocuswright MarketWire

Cott Announces TSX Approval of Normal Course Issuer Bid
Cott Corporation ("Cott") (NYSE: COT) (TSX: BCB) today announced the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") has approved its notice of intention to make a normal course issuer bid for a portion of its common shares ("Common Shares") as appropriate opportunities arise from time to time MarketWire

Kelly Services(R) Participating in Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Services Conference
Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB), a leader in providing workforce solutions, today announced it will be participating in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Services One-on-One Conference on Thursday, May 24, 2012. The conference will be held at the Bank of America Tower, 42nd Street and 6th Avenue in New York. MarketWire

Alt-Media Heavyweights to Gather for 3-Day Conference on Innovation and Growth Opportunities
More than 300 editors, publishers, editorial and sales staff from alternative publications from across the U.S. and Canada will gather in Detroit for the Association of Alternative Newsmedia's 35th annual convention, to be held Thursday, June 7 through Saturday, June 9. The convention is hosted by Metro Times, Detroit's source for arts, music and political coverage for over 30 years. MarketWire

Siga Resources Inc Announces Update on Lucky Thirteen Project
Siga Resources Inc (http://sigaresourcesinc.com) (OTCBB: SGAE) MarketWire

Accela Offers New Version of Mobile Inspector App for iPhone and iPad
Accela, Inc., the leader in solutions for government-citizen interaction, has updated the iOS version of its Accela Mobile Inspector™ app for government inspectors and investigators, which is free for download and now available on the iTunes App Store. MarketWire

VHA Inc. Conference Focuses on Elevating Performance to Meet Industry Challenges
VHA Inc., the national health care network, will host approximately 2,100 health care leaders from around the nation at its annual Leadership Conference, May 20-22, in Denver, Colo MarketWire

Methode Electronics to Present at B. Riley & Co. 13th Annual Investor Conference
Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI), a global developer of custom engineered and application specific products and solutions, will present at the B. Riley & Co. 13th Annual Investor Conference in Santa Monica, Calif. on Wednesday, May 23 at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time (12:30 p.m. Central time). MarketWire

Chembio to Present at the B. Riley 13th Annual Investor Conference
Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (OTCQB: CEMI) (PINKSHEETS: CEMI), which develops, manufactures, markets and licenses point-of-care diagnostic tests, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Lawrence Seibert will present at the B. Riley 13th Annual Investor Conference at 2:00 p.m. Pacific time on Monday, May 21, 2012. The conference is being held at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. MarketWire

Caesarstone Makes a White Hot Debut at EuroCucina 2012
Caesarstone made a first-time appearance at EuroCucina 2012 in Milan, Italy April 17-22. The world-renowned event, EuroCucina, the International Kitchen Furniture Exhibition, is the only international kitchen tradeshow, and is known for bringing the biggest and best names in kitchen design and innovation together to showcase the latest in kitchen products, furniture, and accessories. MarketWire

Nationally Renowned Ethicist Michael Josephson to Keynote GLA ALA Legal Luncheon
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Transocean Ltd. to Present at UBS Oil and Gas Conference
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) today announced that Gregory L. Cauthen, Executive Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer, will address attendees at the UBS Oil and Gas Conference in Austin, Texas. Mr. Cauthen is scheduled to present on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at 8:05 a.m., CT. MarketWire

3C Network Addresses Roofing Contractors' Demand for High-Performance Technology and Business Solutions
The 3C Network (www.3C.com), a technology and business services company serving America's major roofing contractors, has announced the addition of Piers Dormeyer as Vice President of Sales for the Eastern United States. He joins Richard Goering, Vice President of Sales for the western states. MarketWire

Cosi, Inc. Reports 2012 First Quarter Results
Così, Inc. (NASDAQ: COSI), the fast casual restaurant company, today reported that it had reduced its net loss for the first quarter ended April 2, 2012 by $1,012,000 or 47% to $(1,128,000), or $(0.02) per basic and diluted common share, compared with the net loss of $(2,140,000), or $(0.04) per basic and diluted common share, reported for the 2011 first quarter. MarketWire

Zumiez Inc. Announces Record Fiscal 2012 First Quarter Results
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ) a leading specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today reported results for the first quarter ended April 28, 2012. MarketWire

Yasheng Group Announces First Quarter 2012 Results
Yasheng Group (OTCQB: YHGG) (PINKSHEETS: YHGG) (XETRA: YSF), a high-growth diversified China-based agricultural conglomerate with US headquarters in California, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Sirena Water Wear Hires Rock Candy Media as Social Media Agency of Record
Rock Candy Media, a marketing and advertising firm in Austin, TX, has been selected by Sirena Water Wear of Port Aransas, TX to be their sole social media agency of record. Sirena Water Wear specializes in tailoring shorts geared specifically for fishing MarketWire

ACEP Introduces "ER 101"
More than 135 million Americans go to the emergency department every year. At a moment's notice, would you know what to do -- what to expect in the ER -- and how to prepare? MarketWire

Chartwells School Dining Services Partners With Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana to Provide Free Lunches to Fayette County Children This Summer
For the first time ever, Fayette County children will receive free lunches this summer, donated by Gleaners Food Bank and Chartwells School Dining Services. The Spartan Summer Food Truck Program will begin on Monday, May 21st from 11 am - 1 pm at Connersville, Indiana's City Park MarketWire

W2O Group Names Tom Pierce Chief Operating Officer
W2O Group, an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, content, analytics, and developmental firms, announced today that it has hired Tom Pierce in the newly created role of chief operating officer MarketWire

FirstCare Health Plans Selects Click4Care's Care Management Platform for Successful Population Health Management
Click4Care™, an award-winning software company providing its care management platform to enable high quality healthcare at reduced overall cost, today announced that FirstCare Health Plans of Austin, Texas, has selected Click4Care's Care Management Platform for successful population management MarketWire

Dallas's Uncommon Ground and Ranchero Estate to Sell at Absolute Auction by J. P. King Auction Company
Ralph Wade has built his personal utopia in the back yard of his Dallas, Texas estate, sprawling across 11 acres of private serenity. The home, a 7,000 square-foot residence known as Uncommon Ground, came in second to Wade as he perfected the acreage it sat upon MarketWire

CDx Diagnostics Announces Live Demonstration Series of the New WATS3D Biopsy at DDW 2012
CDx Diagnostics announced today that Seth A. Gross, MD, Director of Advanced Endoscopy, Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, Connecticut, will be demonstrating the new EndoCDx WATS3D (Wide Area Transepithelial Sample) 3-dimensional biopsy during the ASGE Hands-On Workshop taking place at the Digestive Disease Week® 2012 conference on Monday, May 21st from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm PT MarketWire

RealSelf Report Unveils Top Plastic Surgery Trends: High-Tech Fat Reduction, Butt Lifts and Mommy Makeovers on Rise
RealSelf.com, the largest website for plastic surgery reviews and information, today released its "RealSelf Medi-Beauty Trend Report," a seasonal report that sheds light on what's hot and what's not in the $20 billion medi-beauty world, including elective plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures. Insights are uncovered based on millions of searches performed at RealSelf MarketWire

Gate To Wire Enters Into an Agreement to Acquire a Poker Company
Gate To Wire Solutions, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GWIR), ("G2W"), a solutions provider and advisory organization to international horse racing and casino gaming interests, has announced that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire 2251803 Ontario Ltd., a company doing business as the Poker Management Group ("PMG") MarketWire

You Don't Have to Be Present to Win a Brand New American Made Car During Barona Resort & Casino's Golden Key Giveaway
Barona Resort & Casino is gearing up to give away five of the finest American cars on the road during its Golden Key Giveaway. From Monday, May 21 through Thursday, June 28, Barona will give away one Golden Key every day. Five of those keys could start up a brand new "Made in the USA" car for five lucky players. MarketWire

Imaging3 to Host Conference Call
Imaging3™, Inc. (OTCBB: IMGG), developer of a breakthrough medical imaging device that produces 3D medical diagnostic images of virtually any part of the human body in real-time, announced that at 2:00pm PDT (5:00pm EDT), Monday, May 21st, 2012, the company's CEO, Mr. Dean Janes, will be hosting a conference call MarketWire

Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services' John Weber Promoted to Lead Group's CT Corporation-Branded Business
Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services (CLS), the leader in legal process and business performance management, today announced that John Weber has been promoted to executive vice president and general manager to lead the group's CT Corporation-branded business. The business line is dedicated to delivering compliance and governance solutions to Fortune 500 companies and large law firms. MarketWire

Two Wood Partners Developments to Receive 2012 PARAGON Awards From National Apartment Association
Wood Partners, one of the nation's largest and most active multifamily developers, announced today that two of its apartment communities in Dallas have been recognized for their excellence by the National Apartment Association (NAA). MarketWire

PARC's Van Jacobson Inducted to "Internet Hall of Fame"; PARC Hosts First Emerging Networks Consortium
PARC, a Xerox company today announced PARC Research Fellow Van Jacobson's inaugural induction to the Internet Society's Internet Hall of Fame. Jacobson joined PARC in 2006 to lead the Content-Centric Networking (CCN) program. MarketWire

Revel Consulting's Laptops Find Valuable Second Home With InterConnection.org Partnership
Today, Revel Consulting (www.revelconsulting.com), a Kirkland, Washington-based business management consulting firm, announces a newly formed partnership with InterConnection.org, a nonprofit organization that helps charitable organizations worldwide achieve their missions by providing them refurbished computers MarketWire

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. Continues to Invest Proceeds of Rights Offering
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: OXLC) announced today that, since the closing of the Company's non-transferable rights offering on May 3, 2012, it has invested approximately $27.8 million of the $33.1 million in net proceeds (prior to expenses) the Company received from its rights offering, representing approximately 84% of those proceeds MarketWire

Cloudera Partners With Hadoop Managed Services Provider MetaScale to Help Large Traditional Enterprises Adopt Apache Hadoop
Cloudera Inc, the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software, services and training, today announced that Hadoop managed services provider MetaScale has joined Cloudera's rapidly growing partner ecosystem, Cloudera Connect MarketWire

OneWire Shares Insight on Financial Services Career Opportunities to Service Academy Graduates
OneWire®, where finance professionals get hired, today shared details of the presentation it delivered during a Joint Service Academy Networking Event, hosted by West Point. The event, held on May 16, 2012 at the Hudson Station Bar and Grill in New York City, provided the 40 veterans and graduates of the U.S MarketWire

The Wildest Returns -- Louis Prima Jr. and His Powerhouse Eight-Piece Band 'The Witnesses' Bring a Rock Edge and Explosive Energy to Ten Prima Sr. Classics on His Debut Album 'Return of the Wildest!'
For five decades, Louis Prima Sr. stayed at the forefront of the entertainment world. With his inimitable style and musical prowess, he has remained an influential figure to artists and fans alike. Prima tunes are constantly used in movies and on TV, as well as in chart topping covers by David Lee Roth, Brian Setzer and Reba McEntire, just to name a few. MarketWire

Yammer Named a Leader in Activities Streams
Yammer, Inc., the leading provider of Enterprise Social Networks, today announced it was named a Leader in Activities Streams by Forrester Research Inc., in a new May 2012 report: "The Forrester Wave™: Activities Streams, Q2 2012 MarketWire

Housing and Economic Forecast Brightens
Positive underlying economic factors are helping relieve a pent-up housing demand, according to a presentation at a residential real estate forum at the Realtors® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo here. MarketWire

DISH Submits Comments to FCC on Wireless Rules
DISH (NASDAQ: DISH) MarketWire

ProVenue by Tickets.com(R) "Knighted" by Medieval Times
A powerful, flexible architecture as well as a business model that allows control of fees and product offerings has led the renowned Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament to choose ProVenue®, live entertainment's most advanced ticketing technology platform. MarketWire

The New House Unveils Its TNH 123 Program
The New House built by RSI Development, an innovative and progressive Southern California homebuilding company, announced today the unveiling of The New House 123, a flexible program that allows prospective homebuyers the option to buy, lease-to-own or rent a brand new, single-family detached home. The first of The New House communities to unveil this program are located in Beaumont, Calif MarketWire

AlliedBarton Security Services and HR Plus to Host a Free Workplace Violence Prevention Seminar
AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, and HR Plus, a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for employment and background screening, will host a free workplace violence prevention seminar from 8:30 - 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at the Moon Valley Country Club, 151 West Moon Valley Drive, Phoenix, AZ. MarketWire

Fidelity Bancorp, Inc. Announces Revised Second Quarter Results for Fiscal 2012
Fidelity Bancorp, Inc MarketWire

HVS Financial Launches the Most Comprehensive, Accurate Long-Term Care Calculator to Help Boomers Plan for LTC Costs in Retirement
It is an indisputable fact that healthcare expenses rise exponentially in the final two years of life, and the main source of these costs are assisted living facilities and nursing homes MarketWire

Ribbon Cutting Festivities Set for Drinkable Air Factory in Lauderdale Lakes
Drinkable Air, the leader in generating pure water from the humidity in the air we breathe, will mark the opening of its new Lauderdale Lakes factory with a ribbon-cutting ceremony set for 2:00PM Friday, May 18th. MarketWire

Aurora Aviation SA Announces Co-Operation With Fujairah International Airport
Aurora Aviation SA has announced today during the EBACE Aviation Convention in Geneva that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Fujairah International Airport, UAE for Aurora to become the Fixed Based Operator (FBO) at Fujairah International Airport and lease the Executive Aviation Terminal. MarketWire

Petron Energy II, Inc. Begins Rework Operations in Its Wagoner-Tulsa County, Oklahoma Projects
Petron Energy II, Inc. (OTCBB: PEII) announced the beginning of rework operations in its Wagoner and Tulsa County, Oklahoma projects. MarketWire

Nicki's Circle Provides Support to Women Battling Ovarian Cancer
The staff, volunteers and board of directors of the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance (COCA) know that it is never easy to face a diagnosis of ovarian cancer. That's why COCA's Nicki's Circle support groups are available to help. MarketWire

With Newest Laureus USA Sport for Good Foundation Projects Laureus Reaches Global Milestone: 100 Sport for Good Projects
Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA, a charitable organization that supports projects in the U.S. to improve the lives of youth through the power of sports, announced Laureus reached its 100th milestone globally when Laureus USA added nine new sports-based youth development training projects last month. MarketWire

HR Plus Named to Workforce Management "Hot List" of Top Employment Background Screening Providers for Second Consecutive Year
HR Plus, www.HRPlus.com, a leading provider of comprehensive employment and background screening solutions, and a division of AlliedBarton Security Services, has been named to Workforce Management magazine's 2012 "Hot List" of employment related background screening providers for the second consecutive year. MarketWire

L'Oreal USA Wins Two Brand Innovators Awards for Makeup.com and Dermablend's "Go Beyond the Cover" Digital Sensation
L'Oréal USA, the leader in the beauty industry, won two awards yesterday evening at the Brand Innovators awards, hosted at the Gansevoort Park Hotel in conjunction with Internet Week. In the category of Content Marketing, Makeup MarketWire

Robeks Franchise Reaches More Customers With Travel Centers, College Campus Locations
Robeks is bringing its all-natural, no-sugar-added smoothies to more customers by opening locations in interstate travel plazas. It's a new kind of location for the smoothie franchise, which also recently added drive-through locations in two Western cities and expanded on a California college campus. MarketWire

Cambium Networks(TM) and Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems Team With Oceus Networks to Deliver Powerful Communications for U.S. Navy
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The Reality of The Flats at ThreeSixty Is Even Better Than One's Imagination
Homebuyers don't have to imagine what life would look like at The Flats in the gated community of ThreeSixty at South Bay. This weekend, May 19th and 20th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Flats is hosting Open House tours every hour, so guests can get up close and personal with the neighborhood's move-in ready, furnished homes for sale MarketWire

CRC Health Group Joins Hero Health Hire to Promote Employment of America's Wounded Warriors and Veterans
CRC Health Group today announced that it has joined Hero Health Hire, a coalition of companies and other entities in the health care industry that are united with the goal of employing wounded warriors and veterans. Launched in Washington, D.C. at a 2011 industry summit that included the U.S MarketWire

Free Maryland-Area Workshops Teach How to Fund Real Estate Investments With Non-Traditional Lending
Free 90-minute workshops in the Baltimore-area May 23, and 24 will introduce attendees to the tools and concepts of how to bypass banks and leverage non-traditional lending to fund profitable real estate investments. Hosted by Private Money Exchange, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Secured Investment Corp MarketWire

Legacy Village to Host Cleveland's Finest Summer Art Festival Featuring Original Works of Art by Leading Local & National Artists
Festival producer Howard Alan Events and Legacy Village are bringing back their annual signature summer juried art festival June 2 - 3, 2012. Admission is free and open to the public. MarketWire

Realtors(R) Raise Awareness at Real Estate Rally
An estimated 10,000 Realtors® converged on the grounds of the Washington Monument today to make their voices heard on behalf of homeowners, real estate investors, and those who aspire to homeownership. MarketWire

Duck(R) Brand Duct Tape Introduces SpongeBob SquarePants Pattern
He may live in a pineapple under the sea, but everyone's porous pal, SpongeBob SquarePants, will soon be popping up on shelves throughout the country. Duck® brand duct tape is thrilled to introduce a new duct tape pattern featuring the most beloved yellow sponge from Nickelodeon's hit animated series. The new tape is now available at retailers nationwide. MarketWire

The Australian Physiotherapy Association and EDUCATA Announce Online Education Partnership
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA), with a membership of over 12,500 therapists, has an explicit goal of ensuring that quality services are delivered to patients where and when needed. It is in that context that it has recently forged a partnership with EDUCATA to deliver interactive online education to physiotherapists in the region through the Association's MyLearning web portal. MarketWire

Jenne University to Provide On-Site Certification Training on Panasonic i-Pro Line of IP-Based Surveillance Solutions in Cleveland and Chicago
Jenne, Inc., a leading value-added distributor of IP telephony, audio and video conferencing, data networking and IT security products, announced that it will be hosting two on-site single-day training sessions in Cleveland and Chicago to help resellers become certified on Panasonic's innovative line of i-Pro IP-based video surveillance solutions. MarketWire

W2 Energy Completes Purchase of British Columbia-Based Agri-Green Biodiesel Inc.
W2 Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of Agri-Green Biodiesel, Inc. of Fernie, British Columbia. MarketWire

AAF International to Close Hutchins, TX Plant
American Air Filter Co., Inc. d/b/a AAF International, announced today it will be closing its 340,000 square foot Hutchins, TX plant. The closing is scheduled to be complete by the end of September 2012 and will result in the elimination of a majority of the jobs in the Hutchins plant MarketWire

Personalizing Apparel and Promotional Items for Your Business With EmbroidMe
There is a common misconception that personalizing large quantities of apparel and promotional items is cost prohibitive. In reality, EmbroidMe can handle the task of individually personalizing items of almost any quantity, such as embroidered polo shirts for a golf team, engraved awards for an awards banquet or imprinted portfolios for the entire company, without breaking the bank. MarketWire

SMTP, Inc. Reports Q1 2012 Financial Results
SMTP, Inc. (OTCBB: SMTP), a global email marketing and delivery provider, today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

22-Physician Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic Selects the SRS Certified EHR to Pursue Meaningful Use
SRS, the leader in productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance physicians, today announced that Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic has selected SRS' certified EHR for its providers eligible for the government's EHR incentives program. Upgrading to the SRS certified EHR enables Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic's providers to attest to meaningful use and earn the EHR incentives MarketWire

New VHA LYNX(TM) Business Intelligence Solution Accelerates Performance
For today's health care organizations, analyzing and leveraging vast amounts of spend data presents a formidable challenge. Many health care leaders are employing business intelligence tools to help interpret the numbers so they can improve their supply chain processes and reduce costs. To assist in this process, VHA Inc MarketWire

Resource America's CVC Credit Partners Named Best CLO Manager
Resource America, Inc. (NASDAQ: REXI) (the "Company") announced today that CVC Credit Partners, a global credit management company that it owns with CVC Capital Partners, won the global award for 'Best CLO Manager' at the 2012 Creditflux CLO Manager Awards. MarketWire

EADS North America-Sponsored "American Soldier" Photo Exhibit Surpasses One Million Visitors
"The American Soldier," a photographic tribute to U.S. Soldiers and Marines sponsored by EADS North America and Business of Entertainment, Inc., has passed the one million visitor milestone, underscoring its continued emotional resonance with people across the United States. MarketWire

LANE PR Wins Silver Sabre Award, Places on O'Dwyers 2011 List of Top U.S Independent PR Firms
LANE PR, an independently owned, national public relations agency, has won a Silver Sabre Award for Best Media Placement (Digital) for its placement of Moonstruck Chocolate's single-origin chocolate bar in Urbandaddy.com MarketWire

Aristocrat's Tarzan(TM) Lord of the Jungle(TM) Slot Approved in Ontario Province
Aristocrat's Tarzan™ Lord of the Jungle™ video slot game has been a player favorite across the United States since it swung onto the scene last year. Now, the game has been approved in Ontario Province. MarketWire

Nexsan CEO Philip Black to Present at Red Herring Americas 2012
Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of data storage systems, today announced that company CEO, Philip Black, will be presenting at the Red Herring Americas 2012 event on May 23rd in Santa Monica, Calif. Nexsan is among the 2012 Red Herring 100 Americas Award finalists, and is featured for its radical price/performance innovations in Hybrid Storage. MarketWire

IAG Announces SoFit Mobile Partnership with US State Department and 2012 London Games Walk A Mile Initiative
InterAmerican Gaming Inc. (OTCBB: IAGM) ("IAG" or "the Company"), a company developing "SoFit Mobile" - a new social gaming mobile application that lets you get fit, stay fit and earn rewards that matter - is pleased to announce the selection of SoFit Mobile as the Official Solution Provider for 'Walk a Mile' MarketWire

SilverSun Technologies Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT), a preferred source for best-of-breed business management applications and professional consulting services, reported its first financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012 in a Form 10-QSB, filed with the SEC. MarketWire

Winzer Corporation Selects Epicor to Provide Wholesale Distribution ERP for National Network of 1,000 Users
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Winzer Corporation of Dallas, Texas, has selected the Epicor® Prophet 21® wholesale distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution as the IT backbone to advance its business to the next level. MarketWire

Long Island Capital Alliance and Brookhaven National Laboratory Announce Technology Transfer Capital Forum on June 8, 2012
The Long Island Capital Alliance ("LICA"), the leading non-profit capital formation and business development organization serving regional companies, today announced the presenting companies and panelists for its Technology Transfer Capital Forum to be held on June 8, 2012 MarketWire

Document Capture Technologies-DCMT IP Initiative for Scanning and Cloud Computing Security
Document Capture Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: DCMT), a global IP-driven leader in the design, development, manufacture and sale of advanced imaging technologies is pleased to announce significant additions to the company's Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio for the scanning industry and other data capture and device technologies MarketWire

Lumenpulse Receives U.S. Patent on Technology That Converts Analog to Digital Signals Allowing Lighting Control Over AC Power Lines
Lumenpulse Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of high performance, architectural LED-based lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, and urban environments, today announced it has received U.S. Patent 8,179,058, issued May 15, 2012 MarketWire

City Vitals Report Released Today by CEOs for Cities
What does it take for a city to succeed in today's global economy? CEOs for Cities, a national organization of urban leaders, has just released City Vitals 2.0, its analysis of the four key characteristics to economic success, today: Connections, Innovation, Talent and Your City's Distinctiveness. MarketWire

Princeton Security Technologies (OTC-BB: PSGY) Announces Q1 Results for 2012
Princeton Security Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: PSGY), a leading supplier of X-ray and Gamma-ray Detectors, Spectroscopy systems and Radioactive Isotope Identifier Devices (RIID) through its wholly-owned subsidiary Princeton Gamma-Tech Instruments Inc. (PGT), announced first quarter results for the quarter ending March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Amwest Imaging Releases LokDrop.com YouTube Video, Advertising Testing Is Underway
Amwest Imaging Incorporated (OTCBB: AMWI) has released the first of several advertising response test videos for LokDrop.com. Found at http://youtu.be/gyTtgpzZNXk the videos will test response levels of the scripting development for the DRTV ad that will play nationwide. MarketWire

Guardian Equity Management and Catalyst Property Solutions Form a Joint Venture
Guardian Equity Management and Catalyst Property Solutions today announced the joint venture of the two Houston-based companies. The move allows Guardian, a multifamily property investment firm, to boost its property management services offering and enhance its investment services program MarketWire

CMG Holdings Group, Inc. Announces 2011 Results and Provides Corporate Update
CMG Holdings Group, Inc. (CMGO) (OTCQB: CMGO) (PINKSHEETS: CMGO) www.cmgholdingsinc MarketWire

Media Sentiment, Inc. (MSEZ) CEO Address Technology, Intellectual Property and Reorganization
Media Sentiment, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MSEZ) http://www.mediasentiment.com is pleased to update its shareholders with detailed information regarding technologies, intellectual property assets and corporate re-organization. MarketWire

Russell Developed Europe Index YTD Market Returns: One of the PIIGS Got Away
Performance for country constituents of the Russell Developed Europe Index through May 14th, 2012:Ireland leads all country constituents within the Russell Developed Europe Index for 2012 as of May 14th, with a +13.3% return, followed by Germany (+10.1%) and the United Kingdom (+7.4%) MarketWire

Media Advisory/Interview Opportunity-Tomorrow-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

Overland Storage Announces NEO 8000e Free Upgrade Program
Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced the NEO 8000e Free Upgrade program. Customers will receive 400 slots of tape storage capacity at no additional charge with the purchase of a 100-slot NEO 8000e system MarketWire

Enterprise Holdings Acquiring Mint Cars On-Demand
Enterprise Holdings has announced that it has acquired the business of Mint Cars On-Demand, a car-sharing company serving more than 8,000 members in New York City and Boston. The acquisition closed today; financial terms of the transaction will not be disclosed. MarketWire

75% of Advertisers Say Rest-of-Web More Important Than Facebook
33Across, operators of the largest social and interest graph in the world, reaching over 1.25 billion users, today released the results of a survey that uncovered advertiser and agency attitudes around big data and social media. The survey findings underscore the increasing importance of big data, as well as data access, use, and interpretation, which are top-of-mind for today's marketers. MarketWire

U.S. Stock Exchanges Should Take Steps to End Reverse Merger Fraud by Many Chinese Companies, Says Marks Paneth & Shron
Steven L. Henning, Ph.D., CPA, Partner-in-Charge of the Litigation and Corporate Financial Advisory Services Group at Marks Paneth & Shron LLP and a member of the Listing Qualifications Panel at NASDAQ, has published an article examining the increase in reverse merger fraud on U.S. exchanges on the part of Chinese companies in Financial Fraud Law Report. MarketWire

Royal Coal Announces Trading Suspension
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Single Digits Closes Funding Totaling $10 Million
Single Digits, Inc, a leading, global provider of High Speed Internet Access solutions, today announced the receipt of $10 million in funding from Boston-based Tudor Growth Equity, the private equity arm of Tudor Investment Corporation MarketWire

Safelite AutoGlass(R) Launches iPhone and Android Apps for Easy Customer Accessibility
Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation's largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, recently launched apps for iPhone and Android smartphones. Safelite® now has apps available to more than 80 percent of the smartphone market. According to Nielsen market research, more than 50 percent of all mobile phones in the United States are now smartphones. MarketWire

Zamage Digital (ZMGD) Paraform Design Power Sports National Sponsorship Venues
Zamage Digital Art Imaging, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ZMGD) and its subsidiary Paraform Design www.paraformdesign.com/ proudly announces that Paraform is in final stages of negotiations with one of the nation's leading manufacturers of high performance aftermarket parts for the motor sports industry. MarketWire

Teekay Tankers Ltd. Reports First Quarter Results
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Teekay Corporation Reports First Quarter Results
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Ace Hardware and The Weather Channel(R) Announce "Forecast Fix Up" Winner
Today, Ace Hardware and The Weather Channel announce the grand prize winner of "Forecast Fix Up," an initiative that pairs Ace Hardware's home maintenance expertise with The Weather Channel's trusted local weather knowledge to help homeowners across the country turn their to-do list into a to-done list MarketWire

Research Report on Domark International Inc (NDA) and Great Wall Builders Ltd - A Forward Look, The Year Ahead
Today, www.BollingerReport.com introduced featured coverage of Domark International Inc (NDA) (OTCBB: DOMK) and Great Wall Builders Ltd (OTCBB: GWBU). Full research reports are available to readers at: www.BollingerReport.com/index.php?sm1=DOMK&sm2=GWBU. MarketWire

Premiere Opportunities Group, Inc. Signs Agreement With Flex Fuel Technologies, Inc. and Sets Definitive Date for Closing Its Merger With Global Products, Inc.
Premiere Opportunities Group, Inc. (OTCQB: PPBL) (OTCBB: PPBL) (www.premiereopportunities.com) has signed an advisory agreement with Flex Fuel Technologies Inc. (www.flexfueltech.com) to assist the company with its strategic planning, EPA testing and budget planning for the future introduction of its products into the automotive aftermarket. MarketWire

Lithium Exploration Group Is Pleased to Announce Additions to Executive Team
Lithium Exploration Group (OTCBB: LEXG) (OTCQB: LEXG) announces key additions to the management team: COO Alex Koretsky and CFO Bryan Kleinlein MarketWire

Edwards SAPIEN XT Transcatheter Valve Continues to Achieve Positive Patient Outcomes in 94 Center Post-Approval Study
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that data from its post-approval study involving 94 European centers performing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) demonstrated positive outcomes for high-risk patients treated with the Edwards SAPIEN XT transcatheter heart valve MarketWire

Digidev Group Inks Deal to Launch Classic and Silent Feature Films Online
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[24]7 Closes Transaction for Microsoft Assets
[24]7 today announced that it has closed the transaction related to Microsoft's interactive self-service assets, announced on February 7, 2012. This has resulted in the merging of clients, people and technologies into [24]7, and also includes an R&D partnership, long-term IP licensing, and Microsoft taking an equity stake in [24]7. MarketWire

Coinstar, Inc. and Redbox IT Executive Carole McCluskey Wins the CityLIGHTS "Prominent Woman in Tech" Award
The Illinois Technology Association awarded Carole McCluskey, the corporate technology leader representing Redbox and its parent company Coinstar, Inc., the Prominent Woman in Tech Award at the 13th Annual CityLIGHTS Gala MarketWire

HEALTHeCAREERS Network Releases Q1 2012 Healthcare Jobs Snapshot
HEALTHeCAREERS Network (HeCN), the only single-source healthcare recruiting solution for providers and job seekers, today released its inaugural quarterly Healthcare Jobs Snapshot for the first quarter of 2012 MarketWire

Omega Transactions Corporation Receives 4th Consecutive BBB Awards for Excellence
Omega Transactions Corporation (OTC), a Houston-based provider of merchant accounts and credit card machines, proudly received the 2012 Better Business Bureau Winner of Distinction award. The award is the company's fourth consecutive BBB Awards for Excellence. MarketWire

Allegient, Indiana University Awarded $844K Grant for Geriatric Caregiving Project
Significant growth of the country's senior population is expected to challenge the capacity of the U.S. health system in the near future. Concurrently, the development of alternative strategies to support caregivers of senior citizens is a critical aspect of controlling the demand on the health system as well as the increased costs MarketWire

CloudBees Brings High Availability to Jenkins Enterprise by CloudBees
CloudBees, Inc., the Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation leader, announced at the Jenkins User Conference in New York City today new high availability functionality now available within Jenkins Enterprise by CloudBees MarketWire

SnappyTV's Real-time Video Technology Helps Net Turner Sports an Emmy for Coverage of PGA Championship Live
SnappyTV, the leading live cloud and social video publishing and distribution platform, today announced that Turner Sports, leveraging SnappyTV's technology for the 93rd PGA Championship, has been awarded a Sports Emmy for Outstanding New Approaches in Sports Event Coverage. Supporting Turner Sports' PGA MarketWire

StillSecure's Safe Access Achieves Top Network Access Control Product Scores by Info-Tech Research Group
StillSecure®, a leading managed security solutions and certified compliance company, announced today it has received one of the highest product scores among seven other vendors for its award-winning network access control (NAC) product, Safe Access MarketWire

X-ES Introduces SFFR Rugged Router Running Cisco(R) IOS Software
If you try to pronounce SFFR, we think you'll say "safer," which is exactly what SFFR offers: safer, secure, encrypted communications, courtesy of superior Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) hardware, running Cisco IOS® IP Routing software. At less than 72 cubic inches and 3.5 pounds, SFFR is the smallest available rugged router hosting Cisco IOS MarketWire

PaySpan(R) 5 Provider Portal Unveiled to Reduce Administrative and Operational Costs
PaySpan, Inc., formerly Payformance, a leading provider of healthcare payment and reimbursement automation, announced the release of its fifth generation provider portal. The enhanced provider solution includes comprehensive electronic funds transfer, electronic remittance advice and other features that reduce administrative and operational costs. MarketWire

Applied DNA Sciences smartDNA(R) System to Protect Against Copper Theft in Sweden
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN) announces that its smartDNA anti-theft system will be used by police in Sweden to deter theft of copper wire and other copper electrical components in the Sweden national rail system. APDN's smartDNA will be used as evidence marking on the rail system's often-stolen copper wire and other parts MarketWire

AMJ Campbell Provides Major Support for Cancer Fundraiser
AMJ Campbell has helped make Dancers for Cancer charity events possible since they began five years ago. Through contributions and volunteer support, AMJ Campbell has been there every step of the way. In fact, this year's Dancers for Cancer Charity Gala held on May 9th was co-chaired by two AMJ Campbell employees, Jenny Bowser and Gloria Kim. MarketWire

Redknee Solutions to Present at the Credit Suisse Wireless Ecosystem Conference on Monday, June 4, 2012
Redknee Solutions, Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and charging software and solutions for communications service providers, has been invited to present at the Credit Suisse Wireless Ecosystem Conference. The conference will be held at Credit Suisse's Boston office on June 4, 2012. MarketWire

Triton to License Privileged, Inc. Technology; Expects $2 Million in Royalty Fees
Triton Distribution Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TTDZ) announced today that the Company will license its proprietary Travel Reservation System's technology: "Reservation Expert System™" (RES), to Privileged, Inc. for an initial annual royalty of $2 Million MarketWire

Terra Nova Minerals Announces Approval of Acquisition, Resignation of Director and Grant of Stock Options
Terra Nova Minerals Inc. ("Terra Nova" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE: TGC) is pleased to announce that the TSX Venture Exchange has issued its final approval in respect of the previously announced acquisition ("Acquisition") by Terra Nova of a 55% interest in two onshore petroleum exploration licences in South Australia from Holloman Energy Corporation. MarketWire

Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc.: Cynapsus Therapeutics Retains US Investor Relations Firm
Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc. ("Cynapsus")(http://www.cynapsus.ca) (TSX-V: CTH) today announced that it has retainedJSDC,Inc. ("JSDC") to provide US-based investor relations services for the Company.Cynapsus is a specialty pharmaceutical company developing an improved dosingformulation of an approved drug used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson'sdisease MarketWire

Southridge Announces Assay Results on Trench #7 for Los Compadres Gold and Silver Mine
Southridge Enterprises Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRGE) ("Southridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the initial assay results from Trench #7 at Los Compadres (LC). The Company has been actively conducting a trenching and sampling program at their Los Compadres property at Santa Maria del Oro, in Nayarit, Mexico. MarketWire

Root Named as Finalist in Two 2012 American Business Awards(SM) Categories
Root, the strategy execution consulting company, was named a Finalist today in two categories: Executive of the Year and The Human Resources Team of the Year categories in The 2012 American Business Awards, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program. MarketWire

Pansoft Signs Definitive Agreement With Timesway Group Limited in "Going Private" Transaction and Raises Acquisition Price to $4.15 per Share
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Unity Management Group Inc. and Its Subsidiary On Track Technologies Solutions Inc. Acquires Rigs and Equipment for Commercialization Process
Unity Management Group (PINKSHEETS: UYMG), a business resource and service company, today announced that its recently acquired subsidiary, On Track Technologies Solutions Inc., has acquired, and completed building, more than $500,000.00 worth of work over rigs, heavy equipment, service equipment and trade tools. MarketWire

Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. Announces New Executive Appointment
Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FITX), a nutritional supplement company focusing on active lifestyles, announced today that Jeff Thomas has been appointed to Vice President of Distributor Relation and Brand Management for Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. MarketWire

George Foreman to Be at Major Dominican Republic Boxing Event
Caribbean Casino Gaming Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CGAQ), "the Company" is pleased announce that it has scheduled a major boxing event in Santiago D.R. at the fabulous Gran Arena del Cibao Oscar Gobaira for October 19, 2012. The evening will include several bouts featuring an exciting fight card. The fighters scheduled to attend are: MarketWire

BabyFirst Americas Launches on Comcast's Xfinity TV
Over the next week, BabyFirst Americas will launch on Comcast's (NASDAQ: CMCSA) (NASDAQ: CMCSK) Xfinity TV in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Twin Cities, Philadelphia and its surrounding suburbs, portions of South Jersey and New York along with areas in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oregon, Vermont and Washington MarketWire

Hot Job Markets Not Driving Home Searches According to Trulia
Trulia today released the latest findings from its Metro Movers Report -- the first housing report that starts with where homebuyers and renters are today and provides the inside scoop on where they want to live tomorrow. The Spring 2012 report examines all property searches on Trulia among all U.S. metros between April 1, 2011 and March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Radius Announces Top U.S. Cities With Most Social Media Savvy Small Businesses
Radius, the leading provider of sales intelligence on the small business market, today announced the results of their inaugural Radius Social Small Business Report. Topping the list of most social small business cities in the U.S. are San Francisco and Los Angeles, as West Coast cities overall ranked higher than their East Coast counterparts MarketWire

New RPost Cloud Partner Program Provides Enhanced Integration and Patent Protection
RPost, the inventor of Registered Email services, today announced a new RPost Cloud Partner Program which provides a web-based console to configure services, and aggressive enforcement of 36 patents covering email legal delivery proof, encryption, e-signature, and large file transfer to assure partner revenues MarketWire

M Line Holdings, Inc. Issues a Letter to Shareholders
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Crossroads Systems Sets Fiscal Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call for Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. ET
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data protection solutions and services, will hold a conference call on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (3:30 p.m. Central Time) to discuss its fiscal second quarter results ended April 30, 2012. Financial results will be issued in a press release after close of market on the same day. MarketWire

ViaWest Introduces KINECTed Network Attached Storage (NAS) Offering
ViaWest, one of the largest privately-held data center, cloud computing and managed service providers in North America, today announces the addition of a Network Attached Storage (NAS) product, delivered in partnership with industry leader, NetApp MarketWire

Sage North America Introduces New SaaS Business Tracking and Management Tool for Entrepreneurs and Start-Ups -- Sage One U.S.
Sage North America today announced the debut of Sage One U.S., a web-based all-in-one application developed to address the unique business tracking and management needs of entrepreneurs and start-ups in the United States. Sage One U.S. was designed with a simple goal in mind: helping owners of aspiring businesses spend more time on innovation rather than administration. MarketWire

Sage 50 Accounting - U.S. Edition Launches a New Era of Small Business Accounting
Sage North America announced today the availability of the Sage 50 Accounting 2013 product line, part of the broad portfolio of Sage business management solutions serving small to medium sized businesses worldwide MarketWire

Juniper Networks Gains Momentum for Junosphere With New Customers, Partners and Product Enhancements
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced customer momentum and milestones for Junosphere™, its first-of-a-kind cloud offering that allows service providers and enterprises to create and operate networks on-demand, in a risk-free virtual environment MarketWire

Zayo Expands Phoenix Network
Zayo Group today announces it is expanding its fiber footprint in Phoenix, AZ. The expansion will increase the Phoenix network by 165 route miles, a 60% increase over the existing network and 123 new towers. The build will provide presence to the Phoenix Suburbs Peoria, El Mirage, Fountain Hills and Sun City. MarketWire

Infocast's Next Generation Engines & Fuels Forum Comes to Washington, DC
Infocast's The Next Generation Engines and Fuels Forum is set to take place at the Almas Shriners Temple Club in Washington, D.C. on June 18-20, 2012. This is the first major event that brings together the auto, oil & biofuels industries to tackle the challenges of the new CAFE and anticipated Tier 3 Standards. MarketWire

WEPOWER Ecolutions Presents Orion Lighting Solutions at 2012 RECon, Las Vegas
WEPOWER Ecolutions Inc. (the "Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Holding Corp MarketWire

World Mobile Holdings Inc. Approved for OTC Listing
World Mobile Holdings Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MCSC), a global leader in developing Image Transmission Devices (ITD) and various of Solutions Integration, for major wireless carriers around the world, is pleased to announce that on March 22, 2012 the Company received approval from Financial Industry Regulatory Authority "FINRA" to be quoted on the OTC Markets under the symbol "MCSC." MarketWire

Ohio State Highway Patrol Purchases 485 TASER X26 ECDs
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced several large follow-on orders. MarketWire

Luminart Corp. [LUMP.PK] Newly Created Division OutWest Field Services LLC Gains Approved Vendor Status for Thomas Tools
Luminart Corp. (PINKSHEETS: LUMP) announced the finalization of approved vendor status with Thomas Tools for its new division, OutWest Field Services LLC. OutWest will specialize in the storage and hauling of pipe, moving of miscellaneous heavy equipment, and supplying crane operations and qualified riggers for the oil industry in North Dakota MarketWire

Gary Bloom Joins MarkLogic as Chief Executive Officer
MarkLogic Corporation, the company powering mission-critical Big Data Applications around the world, today announced that Gary Bloom, a proven technology executive who was most recently the CEO and president at eMeter, has been named president and chief executive officer. MarketWire

Infocast's Transportation Logistics for the Oil & Gas Industry Event Coming to Houston in June
Infocast's Transportation Logistics for the Oil & Gas Industry Summit will be held at the Hilton Houston Post Oak from June 4-6, 2012 in Houston, TX. The Summit corresponds with the need for infrastructure development and logistical hurdles of getting materials and products in and out of areas experiencing the major shale boom MarketWire

"Ready, Set, Wear It!" Life Jacket World Record Day to Kick Off National Safe Boating Week
With summer almost here, families and friends are eager to get outdoors and spend time on the water -- boating, fishing, sailing and more. But, with approximately 500 people drowning each year from recreational boating accidents, it is imperative to push the message of "Wear It!": wear your life jacket at all times while you are on the water. MarketWire

Implant Sciences' Thirteenth Patent Foreshadows the Future of Trace Detection Technology
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced that it has been issued patent # 8,173,959 from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office MarketWire

UNR Holdings Announces First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
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Infocast's Shale Boom Workforce Summit 2012
Infocast announces its inaugural Shale Boom Workforce Summit, to be held at the Hilton Houston Post Oak in Houston, TX from June 7-8, 2012. MarketWire

Avaya DevConnect Marketplace Opens for Business
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Oryon Technologies Offers Elastolite(R) Technology and Business Overview
Oryon Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ORYN) (PINKSHEETS: ORYN) ("Oryon" or the "Company") is a developer and manufacturer of an innovative and revolutionary next-generation flexible, crushable, water resistant and wearable lighting technology known as Elastolite®. MarketWire

AAON Declares Dividend
AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAON). The Board of Directors of AAON, Inc. has declared a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.12 per share to the holders of the outstanding Common Stock of the Company as of the close of business on June 11, 2012, the record date, payable on July 2, 2012. MarketWire

American Midstream Makes Steady Gains in First-Quarter 2012, Sees Strong Growth Ahead in Gulf Coast Region, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- American Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AMID) (Denver, Colorado), which provides midstream services for natural gas in the U.S MarketWire

AQM Copper Peru SAC Performs Preliminary Economic Assessment for $1.1 Billion Zafranal Project in Peru, an Industrial Info News Alert
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GT Nexus Launches Cloud Tools, Further Opens Up Its Multi-Enterprise Trade Network Platform to User Community
Cloud supply chain platform provider GT Nexus today announced the general market availability of Cloud Tools, a multi-enterprise trade network administration solution. Cloud Tools allows authorized participants to independently manage their interactions with other companies on the GT Nexus cloud platform. MarketWire

John Deere Plant Investments Lead to Strong Profits, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- John Deere has been the exemplary brand of Farm Machinery and Equipment for years. With strong profits announced yesterday for Deere & Company's (NYSE:DE) (Moline, Illinois) second fiscal quarter, it continues to be the leader in the industry. MarketWire

2012 WACS Congress Daejeon Closes in Success
"The WACS Congress Daejeon succeeded not only in obtaining recognition of the Guinness Book of Records but also it provided a chance of paying more concentrated attention to our profession of chef. Personally, I was most interested in the topic entitled 'Foods of mankind for the future,' which was discussed at the round table meeting MarketWire

Independence Energy Corp. Reports Production Equipment Upgrades Completed at Quinlan Lease Oil Property in Oklahoma
Independence Energy Corp. (OTCBB: IDNG) (the "Company" or "Independence Energy") is pleased to report that significant production and water handling upgrades have been completed at the Quinlan Lease oil property in Oklahoma MarketWire

ILG Energy Helps Clients Maneuver New Fracking Guidelines
Much has been made of the large surplus and low prices of natural gas, and, from the standpoint of the consumer, the natural gas industry might seem to be flourishing like never before. The reality is that, in any industry, there are always ups and downs, and even natural gas companies are seeing their share of tumult MarketWire

Twigs Cafe Encourages Tourists to Use Local Technology to Locate Local Businesses
Frommer's is making traveling much easier for tourists with its new digital travel guides. According to a MSNBC news article, the guidebook publisher's newest product has touchscreen capabilities similar to the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Locally owned eatery Twigs Café Restaurant is confident the technology will greatly benefit Tunkhannock, located in Northeastern Pennsylvania. MarketWire

OCI Announces Results of AGM and EGM
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Neuren Holds Pre-IND Meeting on Proposed Rett Syndrome Clinical Trials With FDA
Neuren Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX: NEU) announced today that it held a pre-IND meeting with the FDA Division of Neurology Products to discuss clinical development plans for the study of its lead drug NNZ-2566 in the treatment of Rett Syndrome. The Company requested the meeting to seek input and guidance from the FDA for the first clinical trial in patients with Rett Syndrome MarketWire

New Jersey Cosmetic Dentist Lectures on Dental Practice Management
At the Spring Clinic Excellence Series from The Paragon Program, Dr. Edward Romano, a cosmetic dentist in New Jersey, is delivering several lectures on how to build an aesthetic dental practice. The event in Philadelphia took place on Friday, May 11, 2012 at the Renaissance Philadelphia Airport, and the lecture in Indianapolis will occur Friday, May 25, 2012 at the Indianapolis Marriott North MarketWire

Where to Find Your Retirement-Planning Confidence
(Family Features) With the leisure and reward of retirement a few short years away, the majority of baby boomers -- born between 1945 and 1966 -- are confident they have adequately planned and saved for their golden years. This is according to new research from investing services company Scottrade, Inc MarketWire

Host an Easy and Elegant Backyard Soiree
(Family Features) Warmer months provide the perfect opportunity to entertain your nearest and dearest outside, whether it's a casual backyard cookout or an elegant dinner on the patio. When preparing for a gathering, think about the overall flavors of your meal and look for recipes that incorporate similar ingredients. MarketWire

Helping Seniors Drive Safer, Longer
(Family Features) Since January 2011, nearly 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day, joining the fastest growing age group in the nation. According to a recent American Automobile Association (AAA) survey of that booming population, nearly half of seniors worry about losing their freedom and mobility when the time comes for them to transition from driver to passenger. MarketWire

Pop Up Healthier Snacks
(Family Features) Sweet, savory, crunchy or salty -- whatever your snack cravings are, it's possible to satisfy them with something that's actually good for you. Popcorn is a versatile treat that you can feel good about eating. MarketWire

How to Water Your Lawn
(Family Features) Watering the grass is a critical part of maintaining a healthy lawn. Watering too little can cause the grass to turn brown and thin out, creating room for weeds. Watering too much can lead to turf disease and shallow root systems, which means your grass is weaker and less able to stand up to drought, lawn-feeding pests and other problems. MarketWire

Allied Electronics Receives Accolade for Outstanding Growth
Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was recognized by Neutrik® USA with the Outstanding Growth Award. Neutrik® USA, one of the more than 300 trusted brands Allied stocks, honored Allied for achieving the greatest opportunities in new business and overall sales growth in the United States by a Neutrik authorized distributor in 2011. MarketWire

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MorphoSys to Present MOR208 Preclinical Combination Therapy Data at ASCO Meeting
MorphoSys AG /MorphoSys to Present MOR208 Preclinical Combination Therapy Data at ASCOMeeting. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Russell Greater China Index: Spring Slowdown
After getting off to a strong start in 2012, with returns of +10.1% for January and +7.9% for February, the Russell Greater China Index has seen a Spring slowdown, returning (-4.8%) in March, (-0.3%) in April and is off (-5.8%) for May month-to-date as of May 14th. MarketWire

MolMed Clinical Development Update: Six Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at ASCO 2012
MolMed S.p.A. (MILAN: MLM) today announced that six abstracts featuring its investigational therapeutics NGR-hTNF and TK have been accepted for presentation at the 48th ASCO Annual Meeting, that will take place in Chicago (IL, USA) from June 1-5, 2012. The abstracts are now available on the ASCO 2012 website (http://chicago2012.asco.org). MarketWire

Saxo Bank A/S Announces New Chairman of the Board
Saxo Bank, the parent company of Saxo Capital Markets, announced the Bank's new Chairman of the Board after its board meeting yesterday. Dennis Malamatinas, currently Deputy Chairman of the Board, takes over from Kurt K. Larsen who has been Chairman since 2010. MarketWire

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Shifting Eastward According to RealtyTrac(R) U.S. Foreclosure Market Report
RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report™ for April 2012, which shows foreclosure filings -- default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions -- were reported on 188,780 U.S. properties in April, the lowest monthly total since July 2007. MarketWire

Acer's New B243PWL Commercial Display Is Picture-Perfect From Every Angle
Editor's Summary: IPS technology delivers consistent images at wide angles -- up to 178 degrees horizontally and vertically -- making it ideal for swiveling and pivoting and multi-monitor set-ups MarketWire

Williams & Williams to Auction 9+/- Miles of Undeveloped Pacific Coastline
Williams & Williams, the premier brand in real estate auctions, today announced Flor de California, 9+/- miles of undeveloped oceanfront land in Baja California Sur, will auction on Thursday, May 31 at noon CDT. The property consists of 11,452+/- acres (4,634+/- hectares) of oceanfront land with unprecedented access to fresh water and the main highway in Baja California Sur, Mexico. MarketWire

Teekay Offshore Partners Reports First Quarter Results
HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2012) - Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (NYSE:TOO) - GlobeNewswire

Teekay LNG Partners Reports First Quarter Results
HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2012) - Teekay GP LLC, the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG or the Partnership) (NYSE:TGP) - GlobeNewswire

Ashland Inc. elects Brendan Cummins to board of directors
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Strategically Expands BoardLink Service
Global Solution Delivers Additional Tools for Board Members GlobeNewswire

REC Announces new Silicon Technologies Applications and Research Center in Shangyu, China
Sandvika, May 17, 2012; Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (REC), announced today that it intends to open a new applications and research center, in Shangyu, China. The STAR Center (Silicon Technologies Applications and Research Center) will be a technology development and training facility that provides localized support for REC Silicon customers GlobeNewswire

SAMUEL DYER CORIAT, EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF CAMPOSOL HOLDING PLC, APPOINTS PAVLOS ARISTODEMOU AS CHAIR OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2012
Reference is made to the Notice of the Annual General Meeting sent to all shareholders of Camposol Holding Plc on 27 April 2011. GlobeNewswire

Novartis NVA237 Phase III data showed rapid, sustained improvement in lung function and symptom relief over one year in COPD patients
Novartis International AG /Novartis NVA237 Phase III data showed rapid, sustained improvement in lung function and symptom relief over one year in COPD patients . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Van Andel Research Institute and Dako sign agreement to license cancer diagnostic tool
The MET4 Antibody detects the MET cancer-causing gene in human tumors and works exceptionally well in classical diagnostic procedures GlobeNewswire

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