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Amritsar traders hope new ICP will provide respite to green tea trade
Tea traders in Amritsar on Monday expressed hope that the new Integrated Check Post (ICP) at the Attari Border with Pakistan would provide some respite for the green tea business. ANI

Sri Lanka urges U.S. to approve preferential trading plan
Sri Lanka has pushed for the early approval of a key preferential trading system with the United States that would increase concessional exports, a statement from the External Affairs Ministry said here on Monday. ANI

China's Dalian Wanda Group buys U.S. cinema chain AMC
A private Chinese firm on Monday announced that it will purchase U.S. movie theater chain AMC Entertainment for 2.6 billion U.S. dollars, creating the world's largest movie theater franchise. ANI

New York parking spot on sale for $1m
A parking space for one million-dollar has gone on the market in New York City. ANI

'White Paper' on black money placed in Parliament by Pranab
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday tabled the much-awaited 'White Paper' on black money in the Lok Sabha, which provides information on black money stashed in safe havens abroad. ANI

Contracts worth 25.7 b USD inked at central China investment expo
The seventh Central China Investment and Trade Exposition concluded on Sunday in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan province, with attendees signing contracts worth a total of25.7 billion U.S. dollars. ANI

Facebook IPO trading glitch may cost Nasdaq over $100 mln
A trading glitch at Nasdaq during last Friday's Initial Public Offering for Facebook may end up costing the American stock exchange nearly a 100 million dollars to compensate the losses, according to a report. ANI

World's biggest dairy firm to develop China specific products in Shanghai
New Zealand-based Fonterra, the world's biggest dairy company, announced Monday it is to develop unique products for the booming Chinese market at new innovation center in Shanghai. ANI

Yahoo, Alibaba reach agreement on Alibaba stake buyback
Yahoo Inc. and Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd said Sunday evening that they have reached an agreement on a buyback plan for Yahoo's stake in China's largest e-commerce provider. ANI

Cambodia launches first ever life insurance
Cambodia launched the first ever life insurance here with the official inauguration of Cambodian Life Insurance Company (Cambodian Life) on Monday, seen as another landmark in the kingdom's financial market after the opening of stock market in mid-April. ANI

Cytec Initiates Sale Process for Coating Resins Business
Cytec Industries Inc. (NYSE:CYT) announced today it has initiated a formal sale process for its Coating Resins business. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, the Company's financial advisor, is assisting Cytec with the process. Cytec's target is to complete atransaction by the end of the year ACN Newswire

Nine Japanese Companies Launch Japan-U.S. Collaborative Smart Grid Demonstration Project in Business District of Albuquerque, New Mexico
On May 17 (U.S. time), nine Japanese companies - Shimizu Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, Sharp Corporation, Meidensha Corporation, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Fuji Electric Co., Ltd., Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. and TheFurukawa Battery Co., Ltd ACN Newswire

GAZOO Racing Lexus 'LFA' and Toyota '86' Place First in Class at Nurburgring
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that its GAZOO Racing Lexus "LFA" placed first in the vehicle's respective class at the 40th 24-Hours of Nurburgring endurance race in Germany, held from May 17 through May 20 (local time). A Toyota "86" alsofinished first in class.Out of 169 participating vehicles in the finals, the LFA (car no ACN Newswire

Stronger Focus on Content Development at BroadcastAsia2012
The rise of social platforms is compelling the broadcasting industry to develop content suitable for multi-screen delivery and to reinvent their strategy to successfully engage audiences through social TV ACN Newswire

Cuba Beverage Named "Featured Company" by
Cuba Beverage Company (PINKSHEETS: CUBV), a manufacturer and innovator of a line of herbal, all-natural energy beverages, announced today that a wholly owned newsletter of DesignIR Firm (www.designirfirm MarketWire

Advertisers and Consumers Embrace New Facebook Social Ad Format
Facebook's investment in social advertising is paying off according to research findings released today by Marin Software, the leading online advertising management platform. Early in 2011 Facebook introduced new social ad formats, such as sponsored stories, to increase the effectiveness and relevancy of social advertising with its users MarketWire CEO Interviewed on Stock Legends Internet Radio Program, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SEEK) an emerging leader in the vertical Local search space, today announced that Scott Gallagher is the featured CEO on an upcoming interview on Stock Legends Radio. MarketWire

Wyndham Hotel Group and Hospitality Properties Trust Announce Agreement for the Branding and Management of 20 Hotels
Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with over 7,150 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced an agreement with Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) (NYSE: HPT) to brand 20 hotels with the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® and Hawthorn Suites® by Wyndham brand names. MarketWire

Demand-Response Energy Monitoring Unit From Opto 22 Monitors Real-Time Power Usage and Manages Electrical Loads on Demand
Industrial automation manufacturer Opto 22 has announced the new OptoEMU Sensor™ DR, a compact energy monitoring unit for monitoring energy usage at commercial and industrial facilities such as factories, warehouses, retail stores, and office buildings MarketWire

Orange County's InnovaCounsel Provides Affordable In-House General Counsel for Small- and Mid-Sized Companies

US Ecology, Inc. to Purchase Waste Treatment and Storage Facility
US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL) ("the Company") today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement ("Agreement") with PVS Chemicals, Inc. to acquire the stock of its wholly owned subsidiary Dynecol, Inc. ("Dynecol"). Dynecol owns and operates a permitted Treatment, Storage and Disposal facility ("the Facility") located in Detroit, Michigan MarketWire

Ignite the Summer With's Unrivaled Lineup of Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations
As the summer heats up and Memorial Day Weekend approaches, the experts grab their water wings and sunscreen to gear up for the sizzling lineup of festivities for the long weekend. Whether you fancy a dip at the city's hottest day club or prefer all of the lights and pretty stars at an evening affair, provides the ultimate array of celebrations from dusk till dawn. MarketWire

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend With an Escape to Horseshoe Bay Resort
Escape to the tranquility of the Texas Hill Country this Memorial Day Weekend with a getaway to Horseshoe Bay Resort, Texas' premier lakeside golf resort destination. Activities for the entire family will abound at the resort, which is nestled on the shores of Lake LBJ, one of the few constant level lakes in the U.S MarketWire

Gold Dynamics Site Visit on Hoyle North Gold Property
Gold Dynamics Corp. (GLDN) (OTCBB: GLDN)(OTCQB: GLDN) ( - MarketWire

Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2012 Financial Results and Release of DMX Singles and Albums; Seven Arts Also Addresses Recent Stock Issues and Trading of Common Stock
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) announces its financial results for its fiscal 2012 third quarter and nine months ended March 31, 2012. Year-over-year comparisons refer to results from the Company's listing predecessor, Seven Arts Pictures PLC. Effective August 31, 2011, the Company became a fully reporting United States issuer upon the transfer of the predecessor's NASDAQ listing. MarketWire

Harte-Hanks: May 22 Direct Marketing IQ Webinar to Address Postal Optimization -- Design, Tracking & Postage Promotions
Harte-Hanks, Inc MarketWire

Institutional Investor Proclaims BAML Asia's Best Brokerage for 2012
Bank of America Merrill Lynch takes top honors in Institutional Investor's inaugural ranking of Asia's Best Brokerages. UBS lands in second place, followed by Morgan Stanley in third. MarketWire

Cequel Data Centers Acquires TierPoint
Cequel Data Centers, LLC -- a portfolio company of Thompson Street Capital Partners, Charterhouse Group, and Cequel III -- today announced the acquisition of TierPoint, LLC, a leading regional provider of colocation, managed I.T. and cloud computing services in the Pacific Northwest. MarketWire

'Icebreakers' -- the Key to Networking for Introverts
Available immediately, in the API, a new matching context 'Icebreakers' provides a means for identifying those rare interests shared by individuals that can be the catalyst for bonding. MarketWire

BASIS Schools Dominate 2 Separate Rankings of America's Best High Schools
In its second annual ranking of America's high schools, The Washington Post named BASIS Tucson the #1 most challenging high school in the country. Eligible for the ranking for the first time this year, BASIS Scottsdale debuted at #5 on the list. MarketWire

Native American Energy Group's Chief Financial Officer and Director, Raj Nanvaan, Featured on
Native American Energy Group, Inc. (OTCQB: NAGP) (PINKSHEETS: NAGP), an independent energy resource development and management company, today announced that has posted an audio interview recently conducted with Chief Financial Officer and Director, Raj Nanvaan. MarketWire

Hello Mirror Display, Goodbye Fender Mirror
Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX), the Zeeland, Michigan-based manufacturer of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and camera-based lighting and driver-assist systems for the automotive industry, is providing a rearview-mirror-integrated display for the all-new Mazda CX-5 sold in Japan that allows the vehicle to meet unique Japanese safety requirements while enhancing vehicle styling. MarketWire

New SimMetrics Software From AGI and VT MAK Brings Real-Time Analysis to Battlefield Simulations
Doing more with less is a prevalent theme in today's military, especially when it comes to reducing the costs of trials and mission rehearsals while increasing simulation fidelity. To meet this demand, AGI and VT MÄK have created SimMetrics, a new commercially available online analysis tool which models sensors and GPS receivers MarketWire

Travel to South Africa Thriving Despite Sluggish World Economy; USA Visitors Edging Out Europe;'s Travel-Intel Investigates
Travel to South Africa from the USA is on the rise, just behind the UK and growing still, according to figures released at the Indaba 2012 travel expo in Durban, South Africa this month. South Africa's Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk told reporters at this year's Africa travel show that South Africa expects to nearly double the number of international arrivals by 2020 from 8 MarketWire

EC Development, Inc. Completes Installation of Oasis Gaming Center
EC Development, Inc. (OTCQB: ECDI) (OTCBB: ECDI) announced today that it has completed the installation of its Tahoe Casino Management (CMS) Product Suite for the Oasis Gaming Center in New Brunswick, Canada. The Tahoe CMS will manage the casino's 56 gaming machines. The Company anticipates revenues in excess of $200,000 over the duration of the three year agreement. MarketWire

Shareholder Reminder of ERF Wireless Shareholder Conference Call Webcast Scheduled for May 23, 2012
ERF Wireless (OTCBB: ERFB), a leading provider of enterprise-class wireless broadband products and services, confirmed today that the company will be hosting a shareholder conference call and live webcast on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at 3:30 pm Central as previously announced on April 18, 2012 MarketWire

Blackhawk Network Recognizes Outstanding Achievement in the Prepaid Industry
Blackhawk Network, a leading provider of prepaid and financial payment products, has announced the winners of the company's sixth annual Hawk Awards, recognizing exceptional achievement among companies and individuals in the prepaid arena. MarketWire

Former Charger Hank Bauer to Host NeXt Generations Gala and Golf Tournament
Celebrating 10 years of service to the Tribal communities of Southern California, Inter Tribal Sports (ITS) ambassadors Bill Walton (NBA Hall of Fame) and Lorenzo Neal (NFL All-Pro) invite San Diegans to join former San Diego Charger Hank Bauer at the NeXt Generations Gala and Golf Tournament at Barona Creek Golf Course MarketWire

Photon Infotech Reviews to Present at the NAW Billion Dollar Company CIO Roundtable
Photon Infotech, the leading next generation internet and mobile consulting company, today announced that Srinivas Balasubramanian, Chief Executive Officer would be presenting on "Mobile Innovation - Strategy & Execution," at the NAW Billion Dollar Company CIO Roundtable to be held on June 6, 2012 at Chicago. MarketWire

EC Development, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent to Supply Its Tahoe Gaming Technologies to Juancito Sport Gaming Parlors in the Dominican Republic
EC Development, Inc. (OTCQB: ECDI) (OTCBB: ECDI) announced today that it has received a Letter of Intent from Juancito Sport Gaming Parlors located in the Dominican Republic requesting the installation of a trial version of its Tahoe Casino Management System (CMS), including the Jackpot Progressive and the Ticket-In/Out product solutions MarketWire

ScrollMotion Co-Founders, Josh Koppel and John Lema, Listed as Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2012 Finalists in New York
ScrollMotion (, the leading provider of enterprise tablet software, announced today that its co-founders, Chief Executive Officer John Lema and Chief Creative Officer Josh Koppel, were named as finalists in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 program for the New York region MarketWire

SEI to Hold Investor Conference
SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ: SEIC) will present a live webcast of its annual Investor Conference on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 8:30 a.m. to approximately 1:00 p.m. (ET). MarketWire

'Tukie Tales' Delivers Positive Messages to Children
Co-authors Debbie Burns and Patty Cockrell set out to captivate children and instill positive values, including love and compassion, with their new book series "Tukie Tales, A New Beginning for a Better Tomorrow" ( MarketWire

Strategic Marketing Alliance Officially Launches to Service Larger Dealers and Manufacturers
Strategic Marketing Alliance, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMAA) is pleased to announce the official launce of, a website targeted toward large dealers and manufacturers. This latest technology is used to accelerate lead generation and increase sales volume for manufacturers and dealers with extremely high volume MarketWire

Youth Sports Social Network Weplay Acquires Fantasy Sports Platform as Publishers Gather for E3
Weplay, the fastest-growing social media network for coaches, parents and players of youth sports, announced today it acquired the exclusive license on the industry's most robust fantasy sports platform developed by Fastpoint Games. The platform has powered the fantasy sports offerings of major brands including the NBA, NASCAR, FOX Sports TV and Sony. MarketWire

Rooted in the Holocaust, 'The Promise' Is Multi-Generational Drama
Physician Eliezer Nussbaum's new novel, "The Promise," ( is a story of relationships that unfold across multiple countries and through generations -- all springing from a promise made during the Holocaust. MarketWire

'Unto the Breach' Offers Teens Sophisticated Adventure
In his new novel, "Unto the Breach" (, physician Ian Blumer -- using the pen name Sidney Gale -- sends three teenaged boys and a schoolteacher on a fateful sailing trip on Lake Ontario. When faced with potential disaster, the tense dynamics among the boys is tested as they make life-and-death decisions. MarketWire

Zenprise Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Magic Quadrant
Zenprise®, Inc., the leader in secure Mobile Device Management (MDM), today announced its position in the leaders quadrant of Gartner, Inc.'s Mobile Device Magic Quadrant report. MarketWire

Novus Committed to Local, Sustainable Solutions for Growing Global Protein Demand
The worldwide demand for protein has risen rapidly over the past decade and will only continue to grow as economies strengthen. Novus recognizes the opportunities and challenges this demand presents and is working to provide solutions that result in affordable, wholesome food. MarketWire

Insomniac Announces Blue Man Group and Steve Aoki Collaboration Creating an Exclusive Performance at Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas
Insomniac Events will infuse inspiration from the Las Vegas Strip into the imaginative environment of the 16th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) by curating a one-of-a-kind artistic collaboration between Blue Man Group and Steve Aoki. The creative forces will join together on Saturday, June 9, 2012, during North America's largest electronic dance music festival MarketWire

Gilbarco Certifies Loyalty Leader, Kickback Points as First Applause(TM) Loyalty Partner
Gilbarco Veeder-Root announces the certification of Kickback Points with their generic loyalty interface for the Applause Media System. This milestone marks the first time an embedded digital forecourt media solution that dynamically personalizes advertising and promotions is available to convenience retailers MarketWire

The Company Store Gets Comfortable With Emerging Media
The Company Store®, famous for top quality US-crafted bedding essentials, décor, down comforters and sumptuous sheets, announced its selection of New York-based Emerging Media as its agency of record. Emerging Media will manage The Company Store and CompanyKids brands' strategic messaging, media relations, corporate social responsibility and product placement efforts. MarketWire

Rumer Reveals Extraordinary New Album; Acclaimed Collection Features Stunning Interpretations of Songs by Classic Tunesmiths Like Todd Rundgren, Neil Young, Townes van Zandt, Daryl Hall & John Oates and Jimmy Webb; British Singer/Songwriter Performs for President & Mrs. Obama at All-Star Tri
Atlantic recording artist Rumer has announced the U.S. release of her extraordinary new album, "BOYS DON'T CRY." The collection -- which follows recent domestic release of the British singer/songwriter's acclaimed debut, "SEASONS OF MY SOUL" -- arrives on these shores on September 25th. MarketWire

Seeyond(TM) Adds Kirby Rea as New General Manager
Seeyond™ Architectural Solutions announced the addition of Kirby Rea as its new general manager. As one of the original team members at 3form, Rea brings a depth of relevant leadership experience to Seeyond, which is about to celebrate its first anniversary at NeoCon 2012. MarketWire

Bechtel Reaches Key Milestones on Dulles Metrorail Project
The Bechtel-led team building Phase 1 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project has installed the final segment of the elevated Tysons East Guideway, a key milestone signaling the close out of the heavy civil work needed on the project. MarketWire

Entries Open for 2012 Online Journalism Awards; Categories Updated
The Online News Association, the world's largest membership organization of digital journalists, and the University of Miami's School of Communication today opened the call for entries for the 2012 Online Journalism Awards, emblematic of the best in digital journalism. MarketWire

Author Solutions Interviews Thomas Nelson Chairman Michael Hyatt for Author Learning Center
Author Solutions, Inc MarketWire

ePals' In2Books(R) Program Wins SIIA CODiE Award for Best Reading/English Instructional Solution
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN), an education media company and leading safe social learning network, today announced that the In2Books program won an SIIA CODiE Award for Best Reading/English Instructional Solution. MarketWire

Inception Media Group Acquires "Screwed" at Cannes Film Market
Inception Media Group, LLC, a diversified media company specializing in the production, acquisition and distribution of entertainment content, today announced from Cannes that it has acquired the North America distribution rights to "Screwed," a compelling thriller based on the bestselling book by a former prison guard. MarketWire

Ideal Power Converters Reaches Compliance and Certification Milestone With CEC Listing
Ideal Power Converters (IPC), a developer of disruptive power converter technologies, announced today that its light-weight 30kW photovoltaic (PV) inverter, IPV-30kW-480, conforms to the UL standard 1741 and is included on the California Energy Commission (CEC) list of approved PV inverter products MarketWire

Unfunded Startup Cyfeon First Austin Company to Compete in Prestigious "Startup Battlefield" at NYC TechCrunch
Cyfeon (, an Austin startup that has been beta testing its software for only a few months, caught the attention of organizers at TechCrunch's "Disrupt NYC" and was chosen to launch its product with about two dozen other new companies in the "Startup Battlefield MarketWire

The Devil Wears Prada Releases First Ever Live CD/DVD "DEAD&ALIVE"; Captures Metalcore Heroes in Action, Alongside Exclusive Behind-The-Scenes Footage; Pre-Orders Get Underway May 22nd; Live Video for "Vengeance" Streaming Now; Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Tour Hits the Road Beginning J
Ferret Music recording group The Devil Wears Prada has announced details of their upcoming live CD/DVD. "DEAD&ALIVE" -- which follows the acclaimed band's 2011 breakthrough, "DEAD THRONE" -- arrives everywhere on June 26th. MarketWire

Floating Cruise Hotel Hosts Ireland's Greatest Football Fest
Sea spray and scissor-kicks. Enjoy EURO 2012's greatest football fest in Gdansk-New Port, when POLFERRIES' floating cruise hotel anchors up only three kilometres from Arena Gdansk stadium. With 800 berths reserved for football fans and a clear sight to the stadium, the ferry hotel will create the perfect setting for both warm-up and football afterpartying MarketWire

Alorica Recognized on the 2012 Top 50 Teleservices Agencies Ranking by Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine
Alorica announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Alorica on its Customer Interaction Solutions 27th Annual Top 50 Teleservices Agencies Ranking. MarketWire

Deltron, Inc. Announces New Management
Deltron, Inc. (OTCBB: DTRO): On March 29, 2012, the Board of Directors accepted the resignation of President /CEO, Henry Larrucea. He we will remain either as a director or consultant to the Company. Recently, Mr. Larrucea has experienced some issues with family matters which necessitate that he step down from the day-to-day management of the Company. Mr MarketWire

Con Edison CEO Kevin Burke Says Cost Management and Region's Strong Economy Drive Company's Success
Con Edison Chairman and CEO Kevin Burke told shareholders today that the company's ability to control costs and the vitality of the local economy continue to drive the company's success. MarketWire

Jack Dunn, FTI Consulting's President and CEO, Headlines Consulting magazine's Top 25 Consultants for 2012
Jack Dunn, President and CEO of FTI Consulting since 1995, has helped guide it from a small forensic consulting firm into one of the largest global business advisory firms, maintaining a compound annual growth rate in excess of 30 percent. "The journey of a little company from $6 million in revenue in Annapolis, Maryland in 1995 to a $1 MarketWire

Accelcia Business Services, Inc. and Plug and Play Tech Center Announce Strategic Partnership
Accelcia Business Services, Inc. and Plug and Play Tech Center today announced that they have forged a strategic partnership in order to better serve the start-up community in Silicon Valley MarketWire

TAB Bank Partnership With Applied Technology Colleges Provides Scholarships to Low to Moderate Income Students
TAB Bank has long partnered with non-profit organizations locally in Utah for the purpose of providing financial assistance and other resources. Two such organizations that TAB has partnered with for this purpose are the Davis Applied Technology College in Kaysville, UT and the Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College in Ogden, UT. MarketWire

HouseLogic Presents an Energy-Saving Home Makeover and Chance to Win $100, the award-winning comprehensive website for homeowners from the National Association of Realtors®, launches its next online sweepstakes Monday, May 21, and site visitors could win a $100 Visa gift card. Readers who comment on a special blog series, the "Drafty House Rehab," will have a chance to win one of four available gift cards. MarketWire

VHA Inc. Recognizes Eight Member Hospitals for Efforts to Reduce Health Care's Impact on the Environment and Communities
VHA Inc., the national health care network, today recognized eight member health care organizations for their work to develop and implement industry leading environmental sustainability programs MarketWire

VHA Inc. Recognizes Two Michigan Health Care Systems for Community Efforts
VHA Inc., the national health care network, has recognized Allegiance Health, Jackson, Mich., and Spectrum Health System, Grand Rapids, Mich., for extending their caring missions into the communities they serve. The two organizations were presented with the 2012 VHA Leadership Award for Community Benefit Excellence at VHA's Annual Leadership Conference in Denver, Colo., yesterday. MarketWire

VHA Recognizes Nine Health Care Organizations With Supply Chain Management Excellence Awards
VHA Inc., the national health care network, has recognized nine health care organizations for their work to improve operational efficiency and reduce costs from the supply chain while maintaining quality patient care. Winners of the 2012 VHA Leadership Award for Supply Chain Management Excellence Award were announced yesterday at VHA's Annual Leadership Conference in Denver, Colo MarketWire

Crawford PR Launches "#AskthePRPro" Twitter Chat - May 30 at 11am ET
Crawford Public Relations today announced "#AskthePRpro," a new Twitter chat that lets participants pose questions on any aspect of public relations and receive expert advice that meets their business needs -- for free. MarketWire

VirtualSharp Software Brings Disaster Recovery Assurance to VMware Environments With Oracle's Pillar Axiom Storage Systems
VirtualSharp Software, the leading provider of next generation automated disaster recovery solutions for private and public clouds, today announced that its ReliableDR disaster recovery assurance solution now supports customers running VMware Virtual Infrastructure with Oracle Pillar Axiom storage systems. MarketWire

University of Geneva Selects Koemei for Automatic Speech-to-Text Transcription
Koemei, the leader in large scale video and audio transcription, today announced that the University of Geneva, Switzerland has successfully completed a pilot to use the Koemei Web Service platform to transcribe the university's lectures and archive them for indexing, search and retrieval. MarketWire

Qliance Primary Care Physician Elected Vice President of Washington Academy of Family Physicians
Qliance Medical Management Inc., which operates direct primary care clinics -- also known as "direct primary care medical homes" -- in Washington State, today announced Chris Gaynor, MD, MA, FAAFP, was recently elected vice president of the Washington Academy of Family Physicians (WAFP). Dr MarketWire

VHA Inc. Recognizes 28 Hospitals for Clinical Excellence
VHA Inc., the national health care network, has awarded 28 of its member hospitals its 2012 VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence. Announced yesterday at the annual VHA Leadership Conference in Denver, Colo., members were recognized for meeting or exceeding national performance standards for clinical care and patient experience. MarketWire

Successful John Dixon Auction Blitz: 11 Commercial Buildings, 10 Events, Three Days, Five States
Selling 11 commercial buildings would be a challenge under any circumstances. But when they're scattered out in more than 10 cities in five states, it calls for some serious coordination. MarketWire

Sikich Honored as One of the Best Places to Work in Illinois
Sikich LLP, a leading accounting, advisory, technology and managed services firm, was recently named as one of the 2012 Best Places to Work in Illinois MarketWire

Send Word Now Launches Spanish, French and German Websites
Send Word Now, the leading global provider of emergency notification and on-demand alerting and response services, announced today that it has launched three new local language websites, available at, and MarketWire

U.S. Travelers Still Looking for Value This Summer, Seeking Out Beach Retreats
With the busy summer travel season almost under way, vacationers around the globe are focused on relaxation and time with the family although amenity preferences and priorities differ -- this according to survey findings released today by Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with over 7,150 hotels. MarketWire

P&WC Begins Compressor Demo for Next Generation Regional Turboprop Engine
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has begun testing of the compressor for the next generation regional turboprop engine, a key step in the company's technology demonstrator program. The high-efficiency compressor is a core element of the new engine and the test hardware has already run to the full range of aerodynamic design points MarketWire

Pratt & Whitney Canada Signs 5-Year Service Agreement with Pacific Royale Airways
Pratt & Whitney Canada SEA (P&WC SEA), located in Singapore, has signed a five-year Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) agreement with Pacific Royale Airways, a Jakarta, Indonesia-based airline. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX). MarketWire

Credit Union Merger Expands Benefits for Realtors(R)
Realtors® Federal Credit Union members now have access to expanded financial and banking resources as a result of a merger with Northwest Federal Credit Union. MarketWire

EnerNOC Secures Over $300M in Expected Future Revenue Through PJM Capacity Auction
EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), the world's leading provider of demand response applications and services, today announced that it expects to recognize over $300 million in revenue in the PJM capacity market during the 2015/2016 delivery year based on results of PJM's Reliability Pricing Model Base Residual Auction announced on May 18. MarketWire

BeBevCo Posts Strong First Quarter 2012 Increases in Revenue, Assets, and Gross Income
Bebida Beverage Company (PINKSHEETS: BBDA) (BeBevCo), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of liquid relaxation products, announced today released its First Quarter 2012 Financials (see www.OTCMARKETS.Com, BBDA, Financials) MarketWire

Biostem U.S., Corporation Adds Jeanne Ann Lumadue, MD, PhD, MBA to Its Scientific and Medical Board of Advisors
Biostem U.S., Corporation, (OTCQB: HAIR) (PINKSHEETS: HAIR) (Biostem, the Company), a fully reporting public company in the stem cell regenerative medicine sciences sector, today announced that Jeanne Ann Lumadue, MD, PhD, MBA, has been appointed to its Scientific and Medical Board of Advisors (SAMBA). MarketWire

P&WC Sees Regional Turboprop Demand Flying High for Next Decade
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) continues to see a sustained demand for regional turboprop aircraft and estimates a market for 3,000 regional turboprop aircraft in the next 20 years, with the majority of the regional aircraft in the 70 to 100 seat capacity. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX). MarketWire

Sponsorship Opportunities Available for Advanced Energy 2012 Conference
For the last five years, Advanced Energy has firmly established its position as one of the nation's foremost conferences on the future of energy. This year's conference, Advanced Energy 2012, will take place on October 30 - 31, 2012 in New York City with a new, expanded format that combines energy conferences from across New York State for an unprecedented opportunity to learn, share and network MarketWire

American Internet Services (AIS) Successfully Completes SSAE 16 SOC 1 SSAE 16 SOC 2 Examinations
American Internet Services (AIS), a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud and connectivity services in the western United States, today announced it has successfully completed the SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type 2 and the SSAE 16 SOC 2 Type 2 audits for its San Diego and Phoenix enterprise-class data centers MarketWire

Majesco Entertainment Gets Red Carpet Ready With Harley Pasternak's Hollywood Workout Coming to Kinect for Xbox 360 and Wii This Fall
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, announced today plans to release Harley Pasternak's Hollywood Workout, the interactive game that gives you direct access to the fitness program many of today's Hollywood celebrities use to achieve and maintain their physiques MarketWire

vCom Solutions Releases vManager 4.2
vCom Solutions today announced the release of vManager® 4.2, a new version of its Telecom Expense Management (TEM) software. MarketWire

MCPc Named Cisco Systems' Central Area Outstanding Solutions Partner
MCPc, Inc., a Cleveland-based technology products and solutions provider and Cisco Gold Partner, has been recognized as Cisco Systems' Central Area Outstanding Solutions Partner at the 2011 Cisco Partner Summit. MarketWire

O2 Secure Wireless, Inc. Reveals O2USA Card Television Commercial Goes Live on Select Cable Channels Nationwide
O2 Secure Wireless, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: OTOW) is pleased to announce that the O2USA Card television commercial has been aired on a block of national cable networks. The television commercial, in its first three weeks, has run 242 times on 78 different television shows at numerous times since its release MarketWire

PacificHealth Laboratories Announces Sponsorship of New Online Tool for Athletes
PacificHealth Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: PHLI) (OTCBB: PHLI), a leading sports nutrition company, announced their sponsorship today of a new online calculator,, that promises to create the perfect nutrition plan for everyone from beginning exercisers to Ironman triathletes. Developed by a leading sports nutrition expert, Dr MarketWire

Gemini Explorations, Inc. Forms Colombian Subsidiary Minera Gemini SA
Gemini Explorations, Inc. ('Gemini') (PINKSHEETS: GMXS) is pleased to announce that it has formed a wholly owned Colombian subsidiary company named Minera Gemini SA ('MGS'). Registered and based in Medellin, MGS will hold all of Gemini's Colombian mining concessions and interests MarketWire

Global Karaoke Network Acquires Exclusive License to Online Karaoke Social Network
Global Karaoke Network Inc. (OTCBB: GKNI), the world's first fully integrated singing social network, is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with GT Entertainment Ltd. (GTE) to as their exclusive licensee to operate their online karaoke network at MarketWire

Astro-Med, Inc. Elects Dr. Hermann Viets Chairman of the Astro-Med Board of Directors
Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) announced that Hermann Viets, Ph.D. was elected Chairman of its Board of Directors at the Company's Annual Meeting on May 15, 2012. Dr. Viets has been a member of the Astro-Med, Inc. Board of Directors for 24 years. MarketWire

NanoProfessor and Indian River State College Partner in New Advanced Materials Laboratory
NanoProfessor®, a division of NanoInk®, Inc. focused on nanotechnology education, announced today that it has partnered with Indian River State College (IRSC) in Fort Pierce, Fla. in the naming of the NanoProfessor Advanced Materials Lab within the newly opened Brown Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Indian River State College will be the first college in the Southeastern U.S MarketWire

Handeni Gold Inc.: UN Confers Highest Humanitarian and Leadership Awards on Handeni Gold Chairman
Handeni Gold Inc. (the "Company"or "Handeni Gold") (OTCBB: HNDI). HNDI is pleased to announce that DrReginaldMengi, non-executive Chairman of Handeni Gold was recently honoured by theUnited Nations (UN) with two major awards: the United Nations NGO LifetimeAchievement Award and the 2010 Global Leadership and Humanitarian Award MarketWire

Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. Projects $4.5M Profit From Precious Metal Mining Business
Silver Falcon Mining (OTCBB: SFMI) announced its Quarterly Report (10-Q) on Tuesday, May 15th. SFMI projects from financial calculations a profit of $4,500,000 from gold and silver being generated from processed tailings at the Diamond Creek Milling facility. As previously stated, the financials are based on daily assays of the mill feed average of 4.38 g/ton of gold and 16.44 g/ton of silver MarketWire

Cellceutix Files Amended IND With FDA for Its Novel p53 "Guardian Angel" Anti-Cancer Drug
Cellceutix Corporation (OTCBB: CTIX) (the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company developing a novel drug to treat cancers and cancers which have proven resistant to today's cancer therapies (drug-resistant cancers), is pleased to announce that its amended Investigational New Drug ("IND") application for Kevetrin™ has been submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") today MarketWire

Gordmans Stores, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMAN), an Omaha-based apparel and home décor retailer (the "Company" or "Gordmans"), today announced the commencement of a public offering of approximately 3 million shares of common stock by certain selling stockholders and 40,000 shares of common stock by the Company MarketWire

QuorumLabs(R) Selected to CRN Virtualization 100 List
QuorumLabs®, the leading provider of one-click backup, recovery and continuity for small to mid-sized businesses, today announced it has been recognized in CRN's 2012 Virtualization 100 list MarketWire

Brand Development & Design Maven Jeff Boortz Launches Be The Creative Source
Award winning creative director, brand strategist and graphic designer Jeff Boortz has launched Be The Creative Source, an advertising, promotion, design, and interactive representation company. The move follows Boortz's more than two decades spent designing for and promoting the brands of Discovery Channel, MTV, ESPN, HBO, CBS, NBC, FOX and Comcast, among others. MarketWire

New One-Year Time Charters for Two Vessels of Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd.
Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. (NYSE: EXM), an owner and operator of dry bulk carriers and an international provider of worldwide seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, announced today that it entered into new period charter agreements for yet another two of its vessels, as follows: MarketWire

Research Highlights Facebook Inc. and LinkedIn Corporation - 2012 Economic Outlook
Today, announced new reports highlighting Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) and LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE: LNKD). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at MarketWire

Sage Releases Sage 100 Contractor 2013, the Premier Construction Business Solution for Growing Firms
Sage North America today announced the release of Sage 100 Contractor 2013, formerly Sage Master Builder, and its most recent enhancements. Sage 100 Contractor combines accounting, project management, estimating and service management into one complete construction business management system MarketWire

Sage Survey Finds That a Significant Number of Small Business Owners Are Working Longer Hours to Keep Up in an Unpredictable Economy
Sage North America announced today the results of its Reinvention of Small Business Study, a survey focused on how small businesses are changing the way they conduct business in an unpredictable economy. The study found that many small business owners are putting in more hours, extending their work week, and taking less vacation compared to five years ago MarketWire

A.T. Kearney Study of Global Wealth and Spending Projects $12 Trillion in New Consumer Spending Over the Next Decade; U.S. Will Account for 25 Percent of the $12 Trillion Spending Growth
Today A.T. Kearney's Global Consumer Institute released a study of world-wide spending patterns that addresses how people in different markets spend their money and how their spending changes over time. MarketWire

BIOLASE Changes Ticker Symbol to BIOL
BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that its ticker symbol will change from "BLTI" to "BIOL" on May 29, 2012. MarketWire

Word of Mouth Marketing Book Hits Bestseller List
The paperback edition of "Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking" by Andy Sernovitz launched on April 30th and hit the bestseller lists of The New York Times, Amazon, B&, and USA TODAY. MarketWire

IPRO Tech, Inc. Announces Release of Eclipse SE 2.0
IPRO Tech, Inc., a founder of litigation support technology and a worldwide leader in the design of e-Discovery software, today announced the release of IPRO Eclipse SE 2.0. Key feature additions and enhancements to the review platform include: MarketWire

WorkForce Software CEO and Co-Founder to Be Featured Guest on The Bill Kutik Radio Show
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, today announced that the company's CEO and co-founder, Kevin Choksi, will be featured as this week's guest on The Bill Kutik Radio Show. MarketWire

Fortinet(R) FortiGate-5140B and FortiGate-1000C Win Network Products Guide Awards for World's Best Firewall and Integrated Security
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that the company's FortiGate-5140B and FortiGate-1000C won "Best Firewall" and "Integrated Security" respectively at Network Products Guide's 7th Annual 2012 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards MarketWire

Cerecor Announces Initiation of CLIN01-002-A
Cerecor Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription pharmaceuticals whose primary activity is in the human nervous system, today announced that it has begun dosing of FP01 lozenges in CLIN01-002-A, an exploratory Phase II acute cough study in healthy subjects with upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) MarketWire

StoveTopServer, LLC Debuts New Kitchen Space Saving Product
StoveTopServer, LLC of Leesburg, Virginia has introduced their innovative new product, the "StoveTopServer." Now available for purchase online at, the StoveTopServer is designed to fit around and over the top of gas or electric ranges to inexpensively create more counter space for serving, food preparation and displays MarketWire

Kandi Advances Plan for Innovative Pure EV Rental System Before Top Government Leaders and Transportation Experts in Beijing
Kandi Technologies, Corp MarketWire

WordLogic Reports First Quarter Results
WordLogic® (OTCQB: WLGC) today announced financial results for its fiscal 2012 first quarter ended March 31, 2012. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $5 million and quarterly net profit of $3.8 million, or $.05, basic net income per share and $.04 diluted net income per share. These results compare to revenue of $10 and net loss of $.67 million, or $ MarketWire

Interactive Data Awarded Third Patent for Fair Value Pricing of an Asset
Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of independent evaluated pricing and valuation services, today announced that it has been granted a third patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the fair value pricing of a financial asset MarketWire

Partner James F. Bowe, Jr. and Counsel William E. Rice Join King & Spalding's Global Energy Practice
Further broadening its energy practice, King & Spalding has recruited James F. Bowe, Jr., as a partner, and William E. Rice as a counsel, in its Washington, D.C., office, the firm announced today. Bowe's practice spans energy, regulatory, transactional and finance matters, including extensive experience before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission MarketWire

Sourcefire Ranked as Fastest-Growing Security Company on Forbes' 2012 Fast Tech 25 List
Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE), a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it was the fastest-growing security company on Forbes' 2012 Fast Tech 25 List, the magazine's annual list of America's 25 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies. Overall, Sourcefire® was named the 11th fastest-growing tech company nationally MarketWire

"Shop & Explore MetroWest" Offers Great Discounts and Promotions From Diverse Attractions and Retailers
One hundred retailers, restaurants, cultural institutions, and services in nineteen communities throughout the MetroWest region of Massachusetts are offering special discounts and promotions May 26-June 3 during "Shop & Explore MetroWest," a new program launched by the MetroWest Tourism & Visitors Bureau. MarketWire

North Bay Resources Inc. (NBRI) Issues Status Report on Current Mining Projects
North Bay Resources Inc. (OTCBB: NBRI) ("North Bay" or the "Company") is pleased to issue the following shareholder update on the status of our current mining projects. MarketWire

EXTEDO Announces the Availability of a New Version of XEVMPD Solution
EXTEDO, a key eRegulatory Affairs solutions provider for life sciences firms, today announced the availability of a new version of MPDmanager™, a recent addition to the EXTEDOsuite that enables life sciences firms to comply with the new pharmacovigilance (XEVMPD and IDMP) legislation announced by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) MarketWire

PAID Inc. Releases Q1 2012 and Yearend 2011 Financial Results
PAID Inc. (OTCBB: PAYD) shared audited financial results for the year ending December 31, 2011 and the first quarter of 2012 ending March 31, 2012. MarketWire

TiVo and Pace Announce First Pace Product With TiVo Software Integration
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Informative Graphics Announces Release of Brava! 7 for EMC TaskSpace
Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC), a leader in viewing, collaboration and redaction technology, announces today the release of Brava!® 7 for EMC Documentum TaskSpace 6.6 and 6.7 SP1. The release debuts this week at EMC World ( at the Venetian Conference Center in Las Vegas, booth 1127. MarketWire

WPC's FirstPass Validates Transaction Processing to Meet Fast Approaching HIPAA 5010 Enforcement Deadline
With a little over a month to go, healthcare organizations struggling to implement new HIPAA 5010 standards can immediately use WPC's FirstPass™ Version 3 solution to meet the compliance deadline. The Windows desktop application tests and validates whether the data and format of the syntactical structure of X12 claims and other transactions adhere to current HIPAA 5010 standards MarketWire

Social Media Explorer Merges With Full Frontal ROI
As the need for digital marketing consulting and expertise becomes more deeply rooted in bottom-line, measurable implications, Louisville-based Social Media Explorer (SME) is leading the way. Bolstering its national reach and capabilities, SME is merging with Full Frontal ROI, a Baltimore-based social media firm MarketWire

TiVo Expands Whole-Home and Multi-Screen Offerings
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), the creator of and a leader in advanced television services, including digital video recorders (DVRs), for consumers, content distributors and consumer electronics manufacturers, today announced two major enhancements to its whole-home viewing solution. Its IP set-top box, delivers the TiVo experience on secondary televisions throughout the home MarketWire

Virtual Instruments VirtualWisdom(R) Achieves VMware Ready(TM) Status
Virtual Instruments, a leader in virtual infrastructure optimization solutions, today announced that its VirtualWisdom solution has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process, VirtualWisdom 3.2 has achieved VMware's highest level of endorsement, and can be found on the VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at https://solutionexchange.vmware MarketWire

Emperial Americas Distinguido Indy Lights Car to Race at 96th Running of the Indianapolis 500
Emperial Americas, Inc. (a Florida Corporation) (OTCBB: TEXX) today announced its agreement with Hillenburg Motorsports for an Indy Lights sponsorship, which is a developmental automobile racing series sanctioned by IndyCar. MarketWire

TMP Worldwide to Present Webinar on Digital Sourcing: Leveraging Search, Social and Mobile in Recruitment
WHO: TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC, the world's largest digital recruitment advertising agency WHAT: Will present a complimentary webinar titled "Digital Sourcing: Effectively Leveraging Search, Social & Mobile in Your Recruitment Strategy." WHEN: Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. EDT (1:00 p.m. CDT/12:00 p.m. MDT/11:00 a.m MarketWire

Auto Club Projects Slight Increase in Southland Memorial Day Travel
For the second year in a row, the number of Memorial Day travelers from Southern California will keep pace with the 2010 partial recovery from the recession years of 2008 and 2009, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. MarketWire

Ecuador's Ambassador to Unveil New Health Insurance, Education and Training Programs, and Worker Protections for Ecuadorians in the U.S., Developments in Tourism, and Investment and Business Opportunities in Ecuador at May 24 Press Conference in New York

Axceler's ControlPoint Helps Equity Insurance Group Deliver Robust, Resilient and Secure Microsoft SharePoint Platform
Axceler, the leader in Microsoft SharePoint governance, administration and migration solutions, today announced that UK insurer Equity Insurance Group (EIG) is using Axceler's ControlPoint, an award-winning SharePoint governance and administration solution, to provide better security and full visibility into EIG's SharePoint 2010 environment MarketWire

World Oceans Day Media Advisory: OceanElders, WildAid and theBlu to Host Global Online Celebration
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RGB Networks and BlackArrow Enable Targeted Advertising Delivery for TV Everywhere
RGB Networks, the leading provider of scalable multiscreen IP video delivery solutions, today announced a new partnership for targeted ad delivery with BlackArrow, a worldwide provider of advanced advertising solutions for New Television platforms MarketWire

Hawaii Court Confirms Hawaii Pacific Teleport's Reorganization Plan
Hawaii Pacific Teleport ("HPT") today announces that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Hawaii ("the Court") has confirmed its pre-packaged Plan of Reorganization (the "Plan"), which clears the way for HPT to emerge from its Debtor-in-Possession ("DIP") Chapter 11 reorganization. HPT has continued to provide uninterrupted service to its customers during the reorganization MarketWire

All American Pet Company, Inc. -- Innovative Developer of Wellness Products for Dogs -- Is Pleased to Report PAWtizer(TM) Goods Are in Transit Again
All American Pet Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AAPT) (PINKSHEETS: AAPT) is shipping pallets of its PAWTIZER™ -- the 99.9% effective antibacterial paw-wash for dogs, which comes in 8 oz. spray, 45 count and 100 count wet wipes MarketWire

Andiamo Corporation (OTC: ANDI) Announces "INVESTOR AWARENESS CAMPAIGN"
Andiamo Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ANDI), subsidiary ActionApp Corporation, a prolific mobile App development company, announces its plan to launch an aggressive Investors Awareness Campaign to continue throughout 2012. Strategies and programs are designed to increase mass market awareness of the Company among individual investors, institutions, and analysts. MarketWire

Leap Motion Unveils World's Most Accurate 3-D Motion Control Technology for Computing
Leap Motion, the motion-control software and hardware company changing the future of human/computer interaction, today announced the Leap, the world's most accurate 3-D motion control device. It will change the way people control their laptops and desktop computers. The Leap is 200 times more sensitive than existing technologies and will cost a fraction of the price, just $69.99 MarketWire

TX Holdings Inc. Announces Settlement Agreement With Former CEO Mark Neuhaus
TX Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: TXHG), an oil and gas operator and mining equipment supply company, today announced that on May 16th, 2012 TX Holdings' Board of Directors approved a settlement agreement regarding the on-going litigation between TX Holdings, Inc. (the Company) and former CEO Mark Neuhaus. MarketWire

FireEye Wins TiE50 2012 Award
FireEye®, Inc., the leader in stopping advanced target attacks, today announced the FireEye Malware Protection System (MPS) has been selected as a winner of the prestigious 2012 TiE50 Awards for its innovative approach and leadership in helping enterprises and government agencies combat advanced cyber-attacks. MarketWire to Present at Investor Conferences Sponsored by B. Riley & Co., Craig-Hallum, and Needham & Co.® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS® postage online and shipping software to over 400,000 customers, today announced that its Co-President and Chief Financial Officer, Kyle Huebner, will present an overview of's business at investor conferences sponsored by B. Riley & Co., Craig-Hallum, and Needham & Co. MarketWire

Space Systems/Loral Delivers Powerful Multi-Mission Satellite for SES to Launch Base
Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) (NASDAQ: LORL), the world's leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the SES-5 satellite, designed and built for SES (EURONEXT PARIS: SESG) (LUXEM: SESG), has arrived at the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan, where it will be launched aboard a Proton Breeze M vehicle provided by International Launch Services (ILS) MarketWire

From Your Television to Customer Service: Please Call Me Back
Today, at the International Avaya Users Group Conference (IAUG), Virtual Hold Technology® (VHT®) is demonstrating the use of its new Conversation Bridge™ solution that enables customers to request a callback from customer service through internet-connected televisions and smartphones MarketWire

Slump in Initial Public Offerings Bodes Poorly for U.S. Employment, Economic Growth, According to Kauffman Report
While Initial Public Offerings like Facebook's make front page news, life after an IPO and its impact on the broader economy have not been looked at in-depth. A new Kauffman Foundation report released today examines the little-studied employment and revenue growth performance of all domestic operating companies that have made IPOs over the past 15 years and offers insights for policymakers. MarketWire

Nufront's Third-Generation Mobile Applications Processor Powered by Cadence DDR3/3L/LPDDR2 Memory Interface IP Solution
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that Nufront's NS115 chipset integrated the Cadence configurable DDR3/3L/LPDDR2 Memory Controller and Hard PHY IP core in its dual-core ARM® Cortex™-A9 based mobile applications processor MarketWire

TP-LINK's New AV500 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Delivers Industry-Leading Performance With Speedy Connection Capabilities
TP-LINK, a global provider of networking products, today announced its new AV500 Gigabit Powerline Adapter, providing industry-leading performance, hassle-free set-up, for an instant, secure high-speed network for the home or office. The AV500 Gigabit Powerline Adapter provides high-speed streams at up to 500Mbps on a line length of up to 300 meters, creating an incredibly fast, robust network MarketWire

KSW, Inc. Awarded Projects Totaling 26 Million Dollars
KSW, Inc. (NASDAQ: KSW) today announced that it has recently been awarded two very prestigious projects, totaling approximately $26 million. The first project is the Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York, a Starwood Flagship Hotel. The second is a luxury rental building for Glenwood Management, a long standing KSW client. MarketWire

FishNet Security Opens New Security Operations Center and Executive Briefing Center
FishNet Security unveiled its new world-class Security Operations Center (SOC) and Executive Briefing Center (EBC) here today, further boosting the company's position as the largest security solutions provider in North America. MarketWire

Casa Systems to Release Integrated CCAP Product at NCTA
Casa Systems, a worldwide leader in next generation cable edge technology, today announced the launch of a new downstream module that adds Full Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) functionality to its carrier class C10G Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS) platform MarketWire

Nationwide CVO Interoperability With Prepass
PrePass is making interoperability a snap by allowing commercial vehicle operators enrolling in the PrePass weigh station safety system to have the option of receiving a transponder they can enroll in all truck screening programs in which they qualify. MarketWire

sp3 Diamond Technologies Ships Hot Filament CVD Diamond Reactor to UC Berkeley for MEMS Development
sp3 Diamond Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier of diamond products, deposition equipment and services, today announced that it has shipped its Model 655D Series hot filament chemical vapor deposition (CVD) diamond reactor system to the University of California, Berkeley's Marvell Nanofabrication Laboratory MarketWire

Rockwell Medical Announces European Patent Issuance for Proprietary SFP Formulation

North Carolina State Highway Patrol Orders 422 TASER X2 ECDs
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced several significant orders for its new TASER® X2™ electronic control device (ECD), including the North Caroline State Highway Patrol (NC), which ordered 422 TASER X2 ECDs, significantly expanding their ECD program. MarketWire

Peregrine Announces Positive Top-Line Data From Randomized, Double-Blind Bavituximab Phase II Trial in Second-Line Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPHM) today announced positive top-line results from its randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase IIb trial evaluating two dose levels of bavituximab plus docetaxel versus docetaxel plus placebo (control arm) in patients with second-line non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) MarketWire

FLIR Systems Announces $17.9 Million Order From U.S. Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC)
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has received a $17.9 million delivery order from the U.S. Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) for its SeaFLIR® maritime imaging systems. The systems are expected to be deployed on U.S. Navy Patrol Boats. MarketWire

CallidusCloud to Exhibit at CeBIT Australia 2012
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, announced today that it will exhibit at the 11th Annual CeBIT Australia 2012 conference (CeBIT) in Sydney, Australia. The conference will take place from May 22nd through 24th at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre in Darling Harbour. MarketWire

Randstad Sourceright Executive to Present Recruiting Strategies Inspired by Winning Poker Tactics
WHO: Eric Jaquith, senior director of Global Recruiting Strategy for Randstad Sourceright, a global talent leader WHAT: Will deliver a presentation titled "How to Win the Poker Game of Recruiting" as part of an ongoing series of educations sessions presented by the NorthWest Recruiters Association MarketWire

Ocean Robots Embark on Final Stage of Pacific Crossing (PacX) Collecting Unprecedented Amounts of Ocean Data
Liquid Robotics®, an ocean data services provider and developer of the Wave Glider®, the first wave-powered, autonomous marine robot, today launched the PacX Wave Gliders from the Big Island of Hawai'i on the final phase of a first-of-its-kind scientific expedition across the Pacific Ocean MarketWire

Atlas Therapeutics Changes Its Name and Ticker Symbol to MYOS Corporation and "MYOS"; Launches New Corporate Website
Atlas Therapeutics Corporation (OTCBB: ATTH) (OTCBB: MYOS), a company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of muscle health and performance therapeutic products, today announced it has changed its name to MYOS Corporation and its ticker symbol to "MYOS". The new stock ticker symbol is effective today, May 21, 2012, prior to the opening of the stock market MarketWire

Apollo Endosurgery Names Former Covidien Chairman and CEO Richard J. Meelia to Board of Directors
Apollo Endosurgery, Inc., a company focused on the development of devices that advance therapeutic endoscopy to enable an entirely new generation of endoscopic surgical procedures, today announced that Richard J. Meelia, former CEO and Chairman of Covidien plc, will be joining the company's Board of Directors. MarketWire

One-Man Play Takes a Controversial Look at America's Past During the 150th Civil War Anniversary
Challenging audiences to look beyond the pages of history books into the gray areas of America's past, the one-man historical play 'Robert E. Lee - Shades of Gray' will be performed by Drama Critics Circle Award Winning Actor and Playwright Tom Dugan on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from June 11 through June 27, 2012, at 7:30 p.m MarketWire

The University of Texas at El Paso Selects Locus Technologies Cloud Software for Compliance Management
The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Department has selected Locus Technologies' (Locus') award-winning ePortal™ platform to provide a comprehensive, integrated system for monitoring and managing its compliance needs at its main campus in El Paso. MarketWire

Bayonne Energy Center to Begin Commercial Operations Soon, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Bayonne Energy Center LLC (BEC), a joint venture between Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) (New York, New York) and ArcLight Capital Partners LLC (Boston, Massachusetts), is moving forward with the completion of the Bayonne Energy Center located in Bayonne, New Jersey. MarketWire

Deepwater Discoveries & Rising Industrial Demand in Emerging Economies Are Driving the Crude Oil Industry has announced the addition of the new report "Crude Oil Industry to 2016 - Deepwater Discoveries Worldwide and Rising Industrial Demand in Emerging Economies Driving the Industry," to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Eco-Safe Signs Contract With Large U.S. Restaurant Chain
Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce a purchase order for the installation of its NSF Registered Ozone Disinfection Systems for 17 locations of a large national restaurant chain. MarketWire

When Does It Make Sense to Refinance?
While most people usually think of real estate "affordability" in terms of buying a home, the concept also applies to refinancing. Rate reductions may cut monthly costs and the overall expense of ownership, making a home more affordable. The big question: When is the right time to refinance? MarketWire

Cuba Beverage Company Signs Chinese Distribution Agreement
Cuba Beverage Company (PINKSHEETS: CUBV), a manufacturer and innovator of a line of herbal, all-natural energy beverages, announced today that it has executed a distribution agreement with Hom's Enterprise to bring its line of CUBA Herbal Energy Juice® to China MarketWire

IMG Worldwide and Turkish Conglomerate Dogus Group in Joint Venture to Develop Broad Range of Sports, Fashion and Entertainment Properties
Doğuş Group, one of Turkey's largest private-sector conglomerates with a portfolio of 126 companies in finance, media, tourism, automotive, real estate, energy and construction assets, among others and IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and entertainment company, today announced they have signed an agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture company in Turkey. MarketWire

iSatori Technologies, Inc. Reports Improved First Quarter 2012 Results, Revenues Up 45% and Pre-Tax Net Income Up 107% Over Previous Year
iSatori Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Integrated Security Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: IZZI), a leader in the creation and marketing of nutritional supplements, announced financial results for iSatori Technologies, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, for iSatori's fiscal first quarter, ending March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Allied Electronics Steps Up to the Plate for Customers
Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was recently recognized by one of its customers -- TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company (TWMC) -- with the Step Up to the Plate Award. Allied received the award for demonstrating the ability to meet critical requirements that reduce cost, expedite or shorten lead times, and maintain a high level of quality. MarketWire

Family-Friendly Treats Make for Summertime Fun
Kids love to help in the kitchen. "Made It Myself" Tasty Treats provide a perfect summer activity that every kid will enjoy decorating -- and eating. MarketWire

SFL - Invitation to Presentation of 1Q 2012 Results
Ship Finance International Limited ("ShipFinance") (NYSE: SFL) plans to releaseits preliminary financial results for first quarter 2012 on Thursday May24, 2012.The Company plans to host a conference call and a webcast for all shareholdersand interested parties on Thursday May 24, 2012 at 10:00 AM (EST) / 4:00 PM(Central European Time) MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts Autoimmune Disorders Therapeutics Market at $61 Billion by 2017 has announced the addition of the new report "Autoimmune Disorders Therapeutics Market to 2017 -- Launch of Gilenya and Benlysta to Drive the Growth of Multiple Sclerosis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Therapeutic Segments" to their collection of Diseases & Conditions market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch MarketWire

Cytotoxic Therapies Market Estimated to Decline Marginally by 2017 has announced the addition of the new report "Cytotoxic Therapies Market to 2017 - Launch of Next Generation Camptothecin Analogues Will Help Offset Revenue Loss due to Generic Erosion," to their collection of Generics Drugs market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Banglalink awards charging system upgrade to Ericsson

Virsto Software to Present at BriForum 2012 London
Virsto™ Software, an innovative provider of VM-centric storage hypervisor software, today announced that Eric Burgener, vice president of product management, will speak at BriForum 2012 London, an event put on by TechTarget and MarketWire

DSM commences tender offer for Kensey Nash
Royal DSM (EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: DSM),the global Life Sciences and MaterialsSciences company, announced today that its indirect wholly-ownedsubsidiary,Biomedical Acquisition Corporation, has commenced its previously announcedtender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Kensey Nash(NASDAQ: KNSY) at a price of $38.50 per share (the "Offer"). MarketWire

Serabi Gold plc ("Serabi" or the "Company") Award of Share Options
The Company announces that the board of directors of Serabi (the "Board") has agreed to award in aggregate 500,000 new options over ordinary shares to its Executive Directors (representing 0.55% of the current issued share capital of 91,268,529 ordinary shares). The options are exercisable at UK£0.10 which compares to the closing mid-market share price in London of 9 MarketWire

600 Patients Recruited in Active Biotech's and Ipsen's tasquinimod Clinical Phase III Study
Active Biotech (NASDAQ OMXNORDIC: ACTI) and Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today announcedthatrecruitment to the global, pivotal, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlledphase III study of tasquinimod in patients with metastatic castrate-resistantprostate cancer (CRPC) has reached an inclusion of 600 patients, halfof theplanned accrual MarketWire Wins Best Web Design Firm in Arizona Award
The leading business association in Northern California has come out with their rankings of top web design firms and they have nominated and elected as the winner for the second straight year MarketWire

BWise to Participate at the Fourth Annual Risk Management Forum 2012 in Dubai
BWise, the global leader in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) management software, will be present at the fourth annual Risk Management Forum 2012 which will be held on May 22-23, 2012 in Dubai MarketWire

PositiveTALK Announces Mobile Version at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2012
PositiveTALK, LLC announced today that PositiveTALK Mobile™ will be available in July 2012 as a FREE mobile app for Apple iPhone and iPad mobile devices. PositiveTALK is a revolutionary and disruptive web and mobile social media app that measures and improves the online "positivity" of people and their friends and following on social networks MarketWire

Job Market for MBAs Improving; Pay Premium Remains
More new business school graduates are landing jobs to go with their diplomas amid renewed optimism among employers, according to new data from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Key findings from GMAC's 2012 Global Management Education Graduate Survey and 2012 Corporate Recruiters Survey include: MarketWire

AMD Launches AMD Embedded R-Series APU Platform
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the AMD Embedded R-Series accelerated processing unit (APU) platform MarketWire

CONMED Corporation Launches New Products at 2012 Digestive Disease Week Conference and SGNA Annual Course
CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ: CNMD) today announced that its CONMED Endoscopic Technologies business unit will formally launch multiple new medical devices at the Digestive Disease Week (DDW®) conference in San Diego, CA on May 20-22, 2012, as well as the Society for Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) Annual Course in Phoenix, AZ on May 18-23, 2012. MarketWire

Corio announces conversion rate stock dividend
In the press release of 20 April 2012 and the announcement regarding 'Payment of dividend of the financial year 2011' on Corio's website, shareholders were given the option to receive their dividend of € 2 GlobeNewswire

The Annual General Meeting of DNO International ASA will be held on 11 June 2012 at 10:00 hours (CET) at Thon Hotel Vika Atrium Konferansesenter in Munkedamsveien 45, N-0250 Oslo, Norway. GlobeNewswire

Leasinvest Real Estate SCA - Report of the ordinary general meeting of shareholders held on 21 May 2012
1. Approval of the annual accounts GlobeNewswire

Golar LNG Partners LP: Q1 2012 results presentation
Golar LNG Partners LP 1st Quarter 2012 results will be released tomorrow, May 22 2012 before the NASDAQ opens. In connection with this, a webcast presentation will be held at 3.00 P.M (London Time) tomorrow, Tuesday May 22 2012. The webcast will be available to download from the Investor Relations section at GlobeNewswire

Ruric's annual report for 2011 is now made public on the web site The quarterly report is postponed until 28 May. GlobeNewswire

Imtech: European beach volleyball sponsor
Gouda - Royal Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) and sports marketing agency TIG Sports announce that Imtech will be linked to beach volleyball for the coming four years. Imtech will become sponsor of such events as the 2012 European Beach Volleyball Championships and the 2015 World Beach Volleyball Championships GlobeNewswire

Cinnober acquires Nomura's Swedish technology development centre
Strengthens investment bank trading knowledge Cinnober today announces it has agreed to acquire Nomura's internationally renowned Swedish technology development organization in Umeå. The deal includes 40 specialists in developing equity trading applications and platforms GlobeNewswire

Success for Alma Manu in international newspaper quality competition
Alma Media Corporation Press release May 21, 2012 at 10:00 am (EEST) GlobeNewswire

Songa Offshore SE : Songa Eclipse
Reference is made to the press release sent out on May 14 regarding Songa Eclipse and the acceptance test for Total E&P Angola.Songa Offshore SE is pleased to announce that Songa Eclipse completed its extensive acceptance testing program and commenced on the one well plus 18 month contract with Total E&P Angola under full contractual terms Saturday 19 May. GlobeNewswire

Appointment of acting CFO and Head of Upstream
Oslo (2012-05-21): Torgeir Kvidal is appointed acting Yara CFO and Jan Duerloo is appointed acting Head of Yara Upstream. Hallgeir Storvik and Tor Holba are at their own request stepping out of their executive management positions with immediate effect, until the situation is resolved with regard to the Økokrim charges GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions targets Middle East and North Africa markets through acquisition of NPS Energy
21 May 2012 - Aker Solutions has agreed to acquire NPS Energy, which is part of oilfield services company National Petroleum Services. NPS Energy has a strong presence in the Middle East and North Africa, which combined hold approximately 60 per cent of the world's proven oil and gas reserves. GlobeNewswire

Heijmans plans to sell prefab production activities to Bitter Beton-Systeme
Heijmans plans to sell its prefab production (previously known as Bestcon) to Bitter Beton-Systeme GmbH, based in Goch, Germany. Bitter Beton-Systeme produces prefab concrete elements for residential and utility construction, as well as for the agricultural industry. GlobeNewswire

Tele2 Kazakhstan has reached 2 million customers
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) today announced that its Kazakh operations has reached 2 million customers in total. Tele2 has now successfully launched its operations in all 16 regions in the country. GlobeNewswire


Pilbara TAN joint ventures established
Oslo (2012-05-21): Yara has agreed with Orica and Apache to form joint ventures to build a 330,000 metric tons ammonium nitrate (TAN) plant on the Burrup peninsula and distribute ammonium nitrate and other explosives products to mining customers in the Pilbara region GlobeNewswire

TGS Commences Two Multi-client 2D Surveys in Northwest Europe
ASKER, NORWAY (21 May 2012) - TGS has commenced the Europe 2012 summer season with two multi-client 2D surveys in cooperation with Fugro; North Sea Renaissance 2012 (NSR12) and Norwegian Barents Sea 2012 (NBR12). The NSR12 survey is 8,200 km and is a regional infill West of Shetland.  The NBR 12 survey is 12,000 km and is a regional infill in the Barents Sea. GlobeNewswire

600 Patients Recruited in Active Biotech's and Ipsen's tasquinimod Clinical Phase III Study

DNO International Reports Record First Quarter 2012 Results
Oslo, 21 May 2012 -- DNO International ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas company, today released record results for the first quarter of 2012 with operating revenues of NOK 712 million up from NOK 281 million in the first quarter of 2011. Net profit climbed to NOK 307 million compared to a loss of NOK 115 million a year earlier GlobeNewswire

Fairstar Heavy Transport signs USD 247 million fleet finance facility with a Dutch banking syndicate led by ING Bank
Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has signed a USD 247 million syndicated loan facility led by ING Bank. The facility provides the necessary liquidity to satisfy the outstanding payment obligations to Guangzhou Shipbuilding International (GSI) due under the construction contracts for the 50,000 DWT semi-submersible vessels FORTE and FINESSE GlobeNewswire

UITP - International Association of Public Transport: The European Commission welcomes UITP as an Associated Partner to the Covenant of Mayors initiative

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