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Goods and Services Tax introduction will help Indian economy, says Pranab
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that the primary benefit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), when introduced, would be the removal of cascading effect of taxes which acts like a hidden cost and makes goods and services uncompetitive both in domestic and international markets. ANI

Rupee tumbles to 55.44 against dollar
The rupee hit another lifetime low on Tuesday afternoon, falling to 55.44 against the dollar. Earlier in the day, it fell to a new low of 55.07 to the dollar, its fifth consecutive all-time low, as arbitrage measures taken by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) late on Monday provided only a brief sentiment boost. ANI

Malaysia signs FTA with Australia
Malaysia signed a bilateral free trade agreement with Australia on Tuesday to be the third country to receive zero tariff access to Australia when the agreement comes into effect on January 1, 2013.] ANI

First regional bank opens in Tibet
The first regional bank of Tibet opened its doors for business Tuesday, and will focus on making it easier for small- and medium-businesses obtain loans and generally hopes to improve financial services in the region. ANI

Nearly 75 million youth to be unemployed in 2012: ILO Report
There will be nearly 75 million unemployed youth in 2012, which accounts for 12.7 percent of the global youth labor force aged 15 to 24, an increase of nearly 4 million since 2007, said a report released Tuesday by the International Labor Organization (ILO). ANI

Myanmar to build power plants with U.S., Japan, S. Korea
Myanmar has planned to build more power plants with companies of the United States, Japan and South Korea in an effort to cope with electricity shortage in the country, especially in the summer season, official media reported Tuesday. ANI

'Overhyped' Facebook shares lose 10 billion on first day of trading as public company
Facebook shares slumped to more than ten percent below their float price over the first hour of trading, as shareholders scrambled to sell shares in what had been pitched as the greatest growth story of the decade. ANI

AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Closing of its Private Offering by AerCap Aviation Solutions B.V.
AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) (the "Company") today announced that AerCap Aviation Solutions B.V. (the "Issuer"), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, closed its previously announced offering of $300 million in aggregate principal amount of 6.375% senior unsecured notes (the "notes"). The notes will mature on May 30, 2017 and will be guaranteed by the Company ACN Newswire

Osisko Mining, Standard Graphite,Gold Price, Colossus Minerals, and Kirkland Lake Gold on BNN with James West
James West, publisher of MidasLetter at MidasLetter.com and CEO of Midas Letter Fianancial Group Ltd. was the guest on BNN May 16th, and he discussed Osisko Mining (TSX:OSK), Standard Graphite (TSX.V:SGH), Colossus Minerals (TSX:CSI), and Kirkland Lake Gold Corp (TSX:KGI).Market Call is Canada's leading stock market call-in program ACN Newswire

Verde Potash CEO Cristiano Veloso Discusses Potash in Brazil on Midas Letter Money
Cristiano Veloso, CEO of Verde Potash PLC (TSX:NPK) discusses the opportunities for his company going forward in the potash industry with James West on Midas Letter Money.He makes the case that potash produced by Verde will be consumed locally by Brazilian farmers, as currently Brazil is the world's 3rd largest importer of potash ACN Newswire

NEC to provide iPASOLINK series to Belgacom-Cassidian consortium to enhance Belgium's public safety network ASTRID
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the completion of a contract to provide its iPASOLINK(1) series to the Belgacom-Cassidian consortium, which will replace one of the major building blocks of the Belgian radio communications network ASTRID ACN Newswire

SDK Group Recycles Six Million Aluminum Cans in FY2011
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) and its Group companies continued to perform their aluminum can recycling activities in fiscal 2011 (April 2011 - March 2012), collecting approximately 6 million cans: equivalent to around 97 tons of aluminum when converted atthe rate of 16.2 grams of aluminum per can ACN Newswire

Worldwide Sales of Toyota Hybrids Top 4 Million Units
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that global cumulative sales of its hybrid vehicles have topped the 4 million mark as of April 30(1) ACN Newswire

The Future of the Pharmaceuticals & MedTech Industries
The pharmaceutical and medtech industry business models are speciating, and many companies will become extinct in the future unless they acquire some of the new capabilities essential for survival, says Professor Brian D. Smith, Adjunct Professor, SDA Bocconi & Visiting Research Fellow, Open University Business School ACN Newswire

SGX offers MSCI Indonesia Futures from 11 June
Singapore Exchange's (SGX) MSCI Indonesia Index Futures will begin trading from 11 June 2012.The world's first offshore Indonesian equity futures, the new contract is based on the MSCI Indonesia Index which is a widely followed Indonesian benchmark for institutional investors.Indonesia's GDP grew 6.3% for the first quarter of 2012, the second highest growth rate in Asia after China ACN Newswire

NEC Provides Image Recognition Service for Mobile Terminals
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the availability of new image recognition services for smartphones and mobile terminals in Japan beginning June 1. The new service can provide detailed information on a wide range of subjects, including everything from food to automobiles, that appear in photos taken with mobile devices ACN Newswire

Pompei in Strategic Alliance with Transforex Hong Kong of HNA Group to Launch the First Jointly Issued MasterCard Electronic Travellers Cheque in Greater China
Pompei Holdings Limited announces the launch of the first jointly issued MasterCard electronic travellers cheque Pompei Transforex Card ACN Newswire

Golden Star Resources Comments on Recent Market Activity
Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE MKT: GSS) (NYSE Amex: GSS) (TSX: GSC) (GHANA: GSR) ("Golden Star" or the "Company") comments on recent market activity concerning the company's common share trading volumes and price. All references to "$" in this press release are to United States dollars. MarketWire

OCBC'S Alicia Berhow Promoted to VP of Workforce Development and Advocacy
Alicia Berhow was promoted to Vice President of Workforce Development and Advocacy at Orange County Business Council, effective May 21, 2012. She will work with business and community partners to develop policies and programs that prepare Orange County students for the high-skill jobs of the 21st century, with a focus on the S.T.E.A.M disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) MarketWire

Fashion & Beauty Handbook: Skincare-News.com eBook Offers the Latest in Style, Fashion & Beauty Trends
With trends constantly changing and so many beauty options to choose from, it can be challenging to maintain a chic, eye-catching appearance. The latest Skincare-News.com e-Book Fashion & Beauty Handbook provides 19 chapters on seasonal trends, anti-aging fashion advice and essential tips for men, teenagers and busy women who want to look and feel their best from head to toe. MarketWire

Analysts International Corporation Announces Results of Annual Shareholder Meeting
Analysts International Corporation (AIC) (NASDAQ: ANLY), an information technology services company, announced the outcome of its 2012 shareholder meeting held earlier today. MarketWire

The "Stars" of Arizona Come Out to Play at Verde Canyon Railroad
On summer evenings, it's not just the stars in the sky that come out to play in Verde Canyon. As the sun slips behind distant mountains, cool air sweeps through the Canyon signaling the resident wildlife to begin their nightly rounds. The Canyon comes alive with the luminous glow of moon-kissed skies on Verde Canyon Railroad's popular Saturday Starlight Tours MarketWire

Imaging3 May 21, 2012 Conference Call Recording Available on the Website
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 the conference call that occurred on May 21, 2012 at 2:00pm PDT is now available to review/listen as a recording on the Imaging3 website. MarketWire

MichBio Represents MI Biosciences in Washington, D.C.
MichBio, the biosciences industry association in Michigan, announced that it is joining Senator Stabenow, co-chair of the U.S MarketWire

TCW's Craig Blum to Discuss Large Cap Growth Investing on Conference Call
The TCW Group, Inc. (TCW), a global asset manager, invites you to participate in a conference call on Wednesday, May 23 with Craig Blum, portfolio manager of the Morningstar 4-star rated TCW Select Equities Fund (NASDAQ: TGCEX) (NASDAQ: TGCNX). MarketWire

Celebrate Arizona's Centennial With KBAQ and Valley Scholars Who Have a Passion for History and the Arts
KBAQ 89.5 invites you to share your personal stories and observations about Arizona's artistic past, heritage and future legacy during a community forum on Tue., May 22 at 5:30 p.m. at Rio Salado College's Conference Center. MarketWire

Suffering From Back, Shoulder, Hip or Knee Pain? Don't Miss Dinner-with-the-Docs Program on Orthopedic Problems, Solutions
Diagnosing and treating orthopedic problems -- including back, shoulder, hip and knee pain -- will be the focus of "All Right Now!," a Dinner-with-the-Docs program sponsored by Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (SMEMC). The buffet-dinner program will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on June 13 at Prasino, 1846 W. Division St., Chicago. MarketWire

CH2M HILL Named a Leader in U.S. Environmental Services Market
CH2M HILL (www.ch2mhill.com), a global full-service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, is a leader in the U.S. Environmental Services Market according to a new Green Quadrant® report by Verdantix, an independent analyst firm focused on energy, environment and sustainability. Previously Verdantix has named CH2M HILL a Leading U.S. Sustainable Engineering Firm (Sept MarketWire

According to Convertro, Television Spending Boosts Revenue per Click for Online and Offline Marketing Channels -- Including Social Media & Affiliates
Today Convertro (www.convertro.com), the leading marketing optimization company that leverages cross-attribution of on- and offline channels to provide marketers true measurement of campaign effectiveness, released the following findings: MarketWire

Judicial Watch Obtains DOD and CIA Records Detailing Meetings With bin Laden Raid Filmmakers
Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has obtained records from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) regarding meetings and communications between government agencies and Kathryn Bigelow, Academy Award-winning director of The Hurt Locker, and screenwriter Mark Boal MarketWire

PageUp People Executive to Discuss Global Intelligence and Analytics Dashboards at Australasian Talent Conference
WHO:Simon Cariss, senior vice president of Innovation for PageUp People™, a Multinational Talent Management solutions provider WHAT:Will lead a session titled "Global Intelligence Leverages HCM Decision Making" and facilitate a conversation about "Cool Emerging Technologies" at the sixth annual Australasian Talent Conference MarketWire

CIB Marine Bancshares Announces Plans to Deregister Common Stock
Bank holding company CIB Marine Bancshares, Inc MarketWire

Author Solutions Publishes 100,000th E-Book
Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), the world leader in indie-book publishing, announced the release of its 100,000th e-book, "Arise, O Phoenix," marking a major milestone for the company and indie authors worldwide. MarketWire

Moms Helping Moms: Expedia Launches "Kids in the City" Family Travel Guide
Expedia.com, the world's leading online travel agency, today launched Expedia® Kids in the City Guide, a compilation of 12 distinct guides to top US summer vacation destinations. Each online guide is curated by a family travel blogger who is a mom herself from cities such as Boston, New York and Chicago MarketWire

California Water Service Group's President & CEO Peter C. Nelson to Succeed Retiring Chair Robert W. Foy
California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT) today announced its Board of Directors' plan to combine the roles of Chairman and President & Chief Executive Officer and have President & Chief Executive Officer Peter C. Nelson succeed retiring Chairman Robert W. Foy, effective May 22, 2012. Douglas M. Brown will continue to serve as lead director. MarketWire

Los Angeles-Based Indie Band Kitten Announces New EP and Summer Tour; "CUT IT OUT" EP Available August 28th, Download A-Side/B-Side Singles for Free Today
"[Kitten lead-singer Chloe] Chaidez has a raw power and believability as a performer. You can't quite take your eyes off her for fear of missing something. I felt an honest chill of discovery..." -SPIN.com "[Kitten] put on a show that can best be described as Karen O-Meets-The Blur-From-Smallville MarketWire

Free Autism Insurance Workshops Help Parents Navigate California Mandated Autism Coverage, Senate Bill 946
Families paying out-of-pocket costs for autism treatment will soon get much-needed relief. Starting July 1, the new California Autism Insurance Mandate requires health plans to cover treatment for children with autism as a medical benefit. But as July fast approaches, one of the state's largest treatment providers says parents are not sure of what is covered or how to access coverage. MarketWire

International Design Competition San Francisco's Rainbow Honor Walk Contest Extended Through July 15
What should be the design of a globally important public art installation to LGBT heroes and heroines? That question is about to be answered by an international competition to create an iconic design for the plaques of the Rainbow Honor Walk (www.rainbowhonorwalk.org), a tribute to historic LGBT figures in San Francisco's Castro district MarketWire

Media Advisory: TuneIn and HOT 97 Bring a History of Summer Jam Festivals to the Masses
TuneIn, a free service that lets people listen to music, sports and news from all over the world, has partnered with the #1 station for hip hop and R&B in the tri-state area, WQHT-FM, "HOT 97," to create a first-of-its-kind station, showcasing the world's premier hip hop festival, HOT 97 Summer Jam MarketWire

Cloudera University Blazes Trails With First and Only HBase Certification Program
Cloudera, the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software, services and training, today announced the introduction of the Cloudera Certified Specialist in Apache HBase (CCSHB) credential. This Certification will be awarded to individuals who pass a comprehensive exam covering all aspects of Apache HBase, delivered at Pearson VUE test centers worldwide MarketWire

Moog Music Celebrates 78th Birthday of Founder Bob Moog, Lowers Price on Little Phatty Analog Monosynth
Synthesizer pioneer Robert A. Moog was born in New York City on May 23rd, 1934. Now, 78 years later, Moog Music -- the company founded by Dr. Moog -- continues a fresh celebration of his life and innovative spirit. This week in downtown Asheville, NC, a new mural was unveiled on the building that bears his name. To continue this celebration, today Moog Music (http://www.moogmusic MarketWire

Miva Merchant Announces Tips to Avoid Shopping Cart Abandonment
Miva Merchant, a leading supplier of e-commerce software and services, offers new tips to help online merchants complete more sales and avoid shopping cart abandonment. More than 75% of potential online sales are abandoned before they're completed, and the company hopes to teach online merchants how to preserve a higher percentage of online sales. MarketWire

Scott Greenlaw Campaign Continues
Politician Scott Greenlaw is at it again. He wants to ensure that the mortgage market from places in the Pacific Northwest like Seattle all the way out to the east coast starts to see improvement. He is putting his foot down with the most recent announcement to start a campaign that will enable new home buyers to get tax credits based on numerous factors. MarketWire

Producer Chad A. Verdi's Film 'Inkubus' Expands VOD Release to Over 100 Million Homes Through Comcast, Cox, Time Warner and DirecTV on May 22nd, 2012
The Woodhaven Production Company proudly announces that their feature film 'Inkubus' will expand its VOD release to over 100 million homes just as the company goes into pre-production on its next horror film, 'Self Storage.' MarketWire

"LOST IN LOVE," the Air Supply Musical, Staged Reading to Be Presented by the Triad to Benefit The Actors Fund, Starring Constantine Maroulis, Andrea McArdle and Air Supply's Graham Russell
Rick Newman and Peter Martin, producers of the Drama Desk award-winning Off Broadway smash "Celebrity Autobiography," will produce a staged reading of "LOST IN LOVE," a new musical based on the hits of Air Supply (www.airsupplymusic.com), to benefit The Actors Fund. Robyn C. Lee (Stella Adler/ TheatreLab) will direct the musical written by Melissa Bell. MarketWire

The Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. Sets Annual Stockholders Meeting Date
The Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: APB) announced today that it will conduct its Annual Stockholder Meeting on August 15, 2012, for stockholders of record as of the close of business on June 8, 2012 MarketWire

New Video Shows How the "Digitoral" Era Is Turning the Tables on Marketers' Effectiveness and Role as Mythmakers
A new video by story analyst Jonah Sachs, co-founder and creative director of Free Range Studios, highlights an important, unspoken battle going on around us: the Story Wars, the fight to be heard in an era when the myths that were the foundation of our society have crumbled and the marketing messages that are their surrogates are starting to backfire. MarketWire

City of Fort Lauderdale Proclaims May 15th "US Solar Institute Day"
On May 15, Fort Lauderdale officials honored solar PV training school, US Solar Institute (USSI), for becoming the city's first downtown commercial building to earn the "Net-Positive Energy Building" badge of honor. MarketWire

Casella Waste Systems, Foley Distributing and SCA's Power of Three(TM) Program Receives the 2012 Vermont Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence
Casella Waste Systems (NASDAQ: CWST), Foley Distributing and SCA, have advanced their leadership in providing consumers with resource sustainability services by teaming up and winning the Vermont Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence MarketWire

Dreamfields Celebrates Summer With "Pastapalooza" Pasta Salad Contest
As the unofficial side dish of summer, pasta salads are the must-have complement to every barbeque, picnic or pool party. Creamy, savory, spicy, fruity -- there's a perfect pasta salad for every palate and occasion, even for those managing weight or blood sugar. MarketWire

Vante "Choice-Focused" Line Up of Cutting Edge Catheter Manufacturing Equipment and Services Being Presented at MD&M East May 22 - 24
Vante, a leader in medical device manufacturing equipment and 2011 Small Business Administration (SBA) Arizona Exporter of the Year, will be featuring a new, dynamic, choice-focused line up of cutting edge products and services at MD&M East in Philadelphia, PA on May 22, 23 & 24 MarketWire

Media Sentiment, Inc. (MSEZ) Financials Released & Filed On OTC Markets
Media Sentiment, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MSEZ) www.mediasentiment.com is pleased to announce that the company's Q1 financials have been released. MarketWire

Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation Holds Annual Shareholders' Meeting
Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: YAVY) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 10:00am at the Statesville Civic Center in Statesville, North Carolina. Of the 19,506,175 shares of the Company's Common Stock outstanding as of the record date of March 19, 2012, 13,169,080 (67.51%) were voted in person or by proxy. MarketWire

El Capitan Canyon Rounds out Its Comfort Camping Options With New Adventure Yurts
El Capitan Canyon, an all-season comfort camping destination just north of Santa Barbara, announces the addition of three new sleeping yurts to round out one of the widest ranges of guest accommodations in California MarketWire

Physicians Diagnose Illnesses Faster With Isabel Healthcare's New Diagnostic App
Isabel Healthcare announced today the mobile application aka "App" launch of its powerful web-based Isabel diagnosis checklist system. The Isabel App enables physicians, nurse practitioners and other clinicians using iPhone, iPad or iPod touch mobile devices to determine diagnoses and treat patients faster at the point of care MarketWire

Mixbook Kicks Off Summer With Outdoor Photography Tips
Mixbook, the online photo book service that offers the most customizable photo books and photo cards on the planet, announced today tips on how to capture summer memories. Summer creates many great photo opportunities, but also picture-taking challenges. Mixbook has tips on how to avoid common photo-taking challenges, such as lighting, blurriness, candid photography, and more. MarketWire

Top Domain RaiseCapital.com for Sale
RaiseCapital.com, Inc. has announced that its domain name RaiseCapital.com is for sale. MarketWire

Zacuto Rentals -- For All Your Production Needs
Need gear for a shoot? Zacuto's Rental Department has two more reasons why you should rent from them on your next production. Not only did we lower the rental rates on our equipment inventory, we added two new exciting Canon cameras to our line-up. MarketWire

LongView International Technology Solutions Awarded $20 Billion Multi-Award Contract With the National Institutes of Health
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment (NITAAC) has awarded LongView International Technology Solutions, Inc. (FirstChoice Health Solutions) a prime contract to provide a broad range of solutions and integrated technologies to federal departments/agencies MarketWire

Cegedim Strategic Data : Pharmaceuticals Sales Force Levels in China Surpass USA for the First Time
Pharmaceuticals sales force levels in China surpass USA for the first time. Cegedim Strategic Data audit of sales force activity puts rep levels inlargestAsian market at 80,000 MarketWire

Destination Hotels & Resorts Appoints Frank Leone General Manager of the Newly-Branded MileNorth(TM), A Chicago Hotel
Destination Hotels & Resorts appoints Frank Leone as General Manager of the newly-branded MileNorth™, A Chicago Hotel. In this role, Leone will be instrumental in the rebranding of the property, building a culture on exceptional, genuine service, as well as the day-to-day operation of the hotel. MarketWire

FirstBank Florida Donates $10,000 to March of Dimes
Today, FirstBank Florida announced a donation of $10,000 to March of Dimes, an organization dedicated to helping moms have full-term pregnancies and researching the problems that threaten the health of babies. The funds were raised as a result of significant staff participation in the annual March for Babies walk on April 28 at Tropical Park in Miami, as well as prior fundraising activities. MarketWire

Brand Marketers Make Plans to Attend the 10th Annual Packaging that Sells Conference
Hundreds of leading brand managers and marketers will be attending the 10th Anniversary of the Packaging that Sells Conference, October 1-3, 2012 in Chicago. Since 2002 consumer good giants have been showing off their creative and strategic prowess at this conference which bridges package design and brand strategy like no other event. Good packaging matters! MarketWire

Steven R. Silbiger Elected Council Commissioner of The Los Angeles Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
The Los Angeles Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is pleased to announce that Steven R. Silbiger has been elected as their new Council Commissioner. In this position, Silbiger will coach and consult with adult leaders of Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, and Venturing crews. Commissioners help maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America MarketWire

Electronic Control Security, Inc. Announces Entry Into Teaming Agreement With STS Security, LLC
Electronic Control Security, Inc. (ECSI) (OTCBB: EKCS) (www.ecsiinternational.com), a global leader in entry control and perimeter security systems, today announced it has teamed with STS Security, LLC (STS) (www.SpecTacServ.com), a veteran-owned small business with extensive experience providing weapons, munitions, ballistic protection, tactical training and physical security services MarketWire

STEALTHbits Announces StealthNEWS for Active Directory
STEALTHbits Technologies, the provider of the industry's most comprehensive IT management and compliance platform, today announced the availability of StealthNEWS for Active Directory, a new solution that captures the health of an organization's Active Directory (AD) infrastructure and displays it in a single, web-based console for improved operations and management. MarketWire

Leading Online Broker Insureon Takes Guesswork out of Small Business Insurance With Industry-Vertical Expertise
In recognition of Small Business Week, insureon, the leading online broker for small business insurance, is taking the guesswork out of small business insurance one industry at a time. This week, insureon added janitorial services and cleaning insurance to the latest in a long line of new specialty areas, the most recent being the addition of coverage for contractors MarketWire

Real Intent's Focus on Excellent Tools for Early Functional Verification & Advanced Sign-Off for Circuit Design Results in Over 35% Revenue Growth in First Half of 2012
Real Intent Inc., the leading provider of software products that accelerate Early Functional Verification and Advanced Sign-off of electronic designs, announced today that that the company's revenue in the first half of fiscal 2012 increased more than 35% when compared to the last half of fiscal 2011 and the company is on track to have an annual growth of over 100% by the end of 2012 MarketWire

Docea Ships New Version of Power and Thermal Analysis Software, Announces Enhanced Thermal Modeler, Schedules Demos at DAC
Design Automation Conference (DAC) - May 22, 2012 - Docea Power, the design-for-low-power company that delivers Electronic System Level (ESL) software tools for power and thermal analysis and modelling, announced that it is shipping Aceplorer™ 3 MarketWire

World Catheter Market to Catapult to $43.8 Billion by 2018
TriMarkPublications.com cites in its newly published "Catheter Markets" report that the world catheter market will catapult to $43.8 billion by 2018. For more information, visit: http://www.trimarkpublications.com/catheter-markets. MarketWire

BullTrade "Stock Alerts" Continue 100% Perfection Streak in Tough Market
With countless services available to the common investor, there are literally thousands of financial web sites to choose from. But one service in particular has stood the test of time. For over 14 years, the BullTrade.com (http://www.bulltrade.com) Stock Alert service has provided consistent winners. Over 1000 picks have been made during that time, and less than 50 have been losers MarketWire

Hoku Corporation Provides Business Update
Hoku Corporation (NASDAQ: HOKU) (the "Company"), a solar energy products and services company, today provided an update on its business. MarketWire

Mitchell Releases DecisionPoint 7.2 Powered by Agile Development
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced the commercial release of Decision Point® 7.2 MarketWire

Marin Software Sees Explosive Adoption of Professional Edition
Marin Software, provider of the leading digital ad management platform for advertisers and agencies, today announced since its debut in March 2011 more than 300 brands worldwide have adopted Marin Professional to optimize their paid search, display, and social ad campaigns MarketWire

Calyx Software Named RegulatorConnect Certified Partner
Calyx Software®, the preferred mortgage solution provider for banks, credit unions, mortgage bankers and brokers, announced today that they have been awarded RegulatorConnect® Certification by ComplianceEase®, the mortgage industry's leading automated mortgage compliance solution provider. Point 7 MarketWire

CRC Health Group Reports Improved Clinical Excellence Across Network of Facilities as Evidenced by MHCA Customer Satisfaction Surveys
CRC Health Group, the nation's largest provider of addiction treatment and related behavioral health care services, is reporting improved clinical excellence across its network of facilities based on the results of a 36-question customer satisfaction survey conducted by independent third-party organization MHCA (Mental Health Corporations of America). MarketWire

Hydro is considering full curtailment of the Kurri Kurri aluminium plant in Australia
After curtailing one of three pot lines at itsKurri Kurri aluminium plant in January, Norsk Hydro ASA is initiatingconsultation with the plant's workforce with a view to curtailing theremaining operations. MarketWire

Bechtel Makes Woman Engineer Magazine's Top 50 Employers List
Bechtel has been named a top employer by the readers of Woman Engineer magazine, earning a spot on the magazine's 2012 list of Top 50 Employers. The list is based on the magazine's annual survey that asks readers which companies they would most prefer to work for, or believe are progressive in hiring woman engineers. MarketWire

Suitcase.com Releases 2012 Consumer Luggage Report
Suitcase.com, one of the first websites in the industry to sell luggage, carry-ons, travel bags and briefcases online, has released its 2012 Consumer Luggage Report. MarketWire

UNEQUAL DEFCON WAFER(TM) Protection Reports for Duty; Stops 2 Grain Steel Frags
UNEQUAL Technologies®, the premier provider of head and body armor for soldiers and athletes, is proud to unveil today its DEFCON WAFER™ composite, the latest in its arsenal of premier protective products designed to dramatically increase protection of soldiers on the battlefield MarketWire

Peter Cooper-Ellis Joins Cloudera Executive Team as Vice President of Engineering
Cloudera, the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software and services, has named industry veteran Peter Cooper-Ellis as the company's Vice President of Engineering. MarketWire

The First Forensic Software Solution to Provide Recovery of Cloud-Based Evidence
Internet Evidence Finder (IEF), the market leadingcomputer forensics solution, now supports the recovery of evidence fromCloud services. MarketWire

Lattice Technology Praised by Law Enforcement Agencies for Investigative Capabilities and Security Features
Lattice Incorporated (OTCBB: LTTC), a provider of advanced information and communications technology solutions to the corrections industry and key government agencies, announced today that its Communications Services division, Lattice Secure Communications, is installing its corrections technology system for call management and secure communications for an additional 824 beds in South Dakota. MarketWire

New Data Show That Avantis Medical Systems' Third Eye(R) Retroscope(R) Device Significantly Increases Adenoma Detection Rate in Patients at Higher Risk for Colorectal Cancer
Avantis Medical Systems, Inc., a technology leader in developing novel catheter-mounted digital imaging devices, today announced a new study confirming that use of the Third Eye® Retroscope® device during colonoscopy procedures significantly increases detection of adenomas (pre-cancerous polyps) MarketWire

LiquidPlanner Releases Analytics Tool for Critical Project Intelligence
Today, LiquidPlanner -- the industry's only priority-based, predictive project management solution designed to manage real complexities in today's workplace -- announced availability of LiquidPlanner Analytics. The new feature generates interactive, visual reports to help managers make crucial business decisions about resource allocation, client management, and project timelines MarketWire

Uniquify Becomes TSMC Design Center Alliance Partner
Uniquify, a leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) and application specific integrated circuit (ASIC)/system-on-chip (SoC), integration and manufacturing services provider, today announced it has become a TSMC Design Center Alliance (DCA) partner. MarketWire

Given Imaging Announces Significant New Data on PillCam(R) SB at DDW
Given Imaging (NASDAQ: GIVN), a world leader in specialty GI products and pioneer of capsule endoscopy, today announced new data on recommendations for early use of PillCam SB, as well as new technological advances MarketWire

Data Guzzling Apps, Get Educated
Telestial.com -- We think we'll change our data-hogging habits when we travel abroad with our smartphones, but "they're called habits for a reason," says Ken Grunski of Telestial.com, an international SIM card provider. "About 70% of our customers use more data than they anticipate when traveling in another country." MarketWire

Adaptivity, Nimbula Partner to Accelerate Move of Legacy IT to the Cloud
Today at the 9th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, Adaptivity, provider of Software Accelerating IT Transformation, and Nimbula, the Cloud Operating System Company, announced that they are partnering to accelerate enterprise cloud adoption by integrating Adaptivity's forthcoming Blueprint4Cloud™ decision analytics platform with the Nimbula Director™ cloud platform. MarketWire

Intersil Expands Precision Analog IC Offerings With Micross Components
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) announces the expansion of its precision analog die offerings through authorized distributor Micross Components. MarketWire

New Studies Confirm Given Imaging's PillCam(R) COLON 2's Feasibility in an Outpatient Setting
Given Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIVN), a world leader in specialty GI products and pioneer of capsule endoscopy, today announced several new studies using PillCam® COLON 2, including data evaluating its viability as an out-of-clinic procedure MarketWire

Days Hotel at Hotel Circle by SeaWorld -- Ready for Summer With Upgrades and a New Restaurant
Summer is just around the corner and the AAA 3 Diamond rated Days Hotel at Hotel Circle by SeaWorld is showing off the beautifully remodeled lobby, guestrooms, grounds and facilities. And, just next door, the new concept restaurant Bunz Gourmet Burger Joint from Chef Jeff Rossman is proving to be quite popular with locals as well as hotel guests. MarketWire

EADS North America UH-72A Lakota Fleet Hits 100,000 Flight Hour Milestone
The U.S. Army's fleet of 219 UH-72A Lakota helicopters surpassed the 100,000 flight hour milestone during operations on May 10 MarketWire

Northland Operational Update-May 2012
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(OSLO: NAUR)(OSLO: NAUR.R)(FRANKFURT: NPK) ("Northland" or the "Company") announces its second bi-monthly operational and construction update on its Kaunisvaara project. During this period, March 19 - May 22, one of the main focuses has been on completing the mine and processing infrastructure at Kaunisvaara as well as signing logistics contracts. MarketWire

Marisue Fasick Joins Trustmark Companies as Vice President, Information Technology Enterprise Project Management Office
Marisue Fasick, 47, recently joined Trustmark Companies as Vice President, Information Technology Enterprise Project Management Office. The announcement was made by Dan Simpson, Senior Vice President and CIO for the Lake Forest-based employee benefits, and health and fitness management organization. MarketWire

Pegasystems Drives New Efficiencies in Health Care Coordination
Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) and software for customer centricity, today announced that Amerigroup Corporation has significantly increased its claims first-pass rate within just three months of deploying Pega Claims Repair, and is on track for even higher efficiencies in the near future MarketWire

"Stock Alert" Service Stays 100% Perfect in 2012 Despite 1,000 Dow Points Lost in May
The common investor has no shortage of financial resources to choose from. But one service in particular has stood the test of time. For over 14 years, the BullTrade.com (http://www.bulltrade.com) Stock Alert service has provided consistent winners. Over 1000 picks have been made during that time, and less than 50 have been losers MarketWire

ProMED veEDIS(TM) Leverages 20-Year Data Capture Foundation to Provide the Industry's Most Enhanced Quality Measures 2012 Release
When Quality Measures and multi-level reporting were introduced in 2008, ProMed veEDIS (www.promedclinical.com) had already been capturing these metrics for over 15 years. Now that Quality Measures 2012 have been established, veEDIS continues to not only meet the requirements, but markedly exceed them with real time alerting and detailed reporting. MarketWire

DRS Tactical Systems Introduces Three New Armor(TM) Rugged Tablet Computers
DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its Tactical Systems division has expanded its product portfolio. The ARMOR™ X7et and the ARMOR™ X7ad are new, thin, lightweight tablets based on customers requesting even more portable computers from ARMOR™ MarketWire

Napersoft Selected as Presenter at Health Data Initiative Forum III: The Health Datapalooza
Napersoft, a leading provider of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) Customer Communications Management (CCM) software, has been selected as a presenter at the Health Data Initiative (HDI) Forum III: The Health Datapalooza, hosted by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). MarketWire

New Moen(R) Boardwalk(TM) Bath Accessories Add the Finishing Touch to the Unique Art Deco-Inspired Bath Collection
In the art world, Art Deco represents elegance and glamour... and the Moen® Boardwalk™ bath collection reflects these same characteristics. Now, homeowners can extend the look of the Boardwalk line of Moen faucets with the complete accessory collection. MarketWire

Healthnostics Provides Alert, DTC Update, and Special Distribution Clarification
Healthnostics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HNSS) today provided an alert that a significant, beneficial, and imminent development regarding a major corporate asset will be announced as final details are completed. MarketWire

Satellite Industry Veteran David Helfgott Named President and Chief Executive Officer of Inmarsat Government
Inmarsat Government, a leading provider of secure, global, mission-critical telecommunications to the U.S. public sector, announced that David Helfgott has been named president and chief executive officer. In this role, he will be responsible for the overall business strategy and direction for Inmarsat Government. MarketWire

Dynamic Air Quality Solutions Supports Asthma Awareness Month
As Asthma Awareness Month shifts into full gear, the program aims to raise awareness of the life-threatening respiratory illness that affects nearly 26 million Americans. Although pollution and poor outdoor air quality have contributed to rising asthma rates, many are still unaware that indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than outdoor air MarketWire

Retroficiency Founder and CEO Bennett Fisher to Speak at Bloomberg Energy Efficiency Executive Workshop
Retroficiency, provider of the on-demand Building Efficiency Intelligence (BEI) platform, announced today that Founder and CEO Bennett Fisher will be a featured panelist at the Bloomberg Energy Efficiency Executive Workshop. Co-hosted with the Environmental Defense Fund, Bloomberg New Energy Finance will bring together more than 100 senior executives from the energy efficiency community MarketWire

April Existing-Home Sales Up, Prices Rise Again
Existing-home sales rose in April and remain above a year ago, while home prices continued to rise, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The improvements in sales and prices were broad based across all regions. MarketWire

Mortgagebot Launches New Consumer Loan Product, Giving Lenders a Complete, Integrated Package That Automates Both Mortgage and Consumer Loan Origination
Mortgagebot's® (www.mortgagebot.com) introduction of a new consumer lending module to PowerSite®, its integrated point-of-sale solution (IPOS), has enabled financial institutions to apply the flexibility, efficiency, and innovation of advanced online technology to their entire lending business -- to both mortgage loans and now consumer loans MarketWire

MarketLive Hosts Free Webinar for Apparel Leaders
MarketLive, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise-class eCommerce technology and services, today announced it will be hosting a free webinar, "eCommerce Success for Apparel Leaders." The event takes place Wednesday, May 23rd at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT. Attendees will receive a free copy of MarketLive's upcoming Whitepaper, Best Practices for Apparel Leaders. MarketWire

Illume Mobile and DecisionPoint Systems Make Workforces More Productive Through Mobile Devices
MacroSolve, Inc., doing business as Illume Mobile (PINKSHEETS: MCVE) (OTCQB: MCVE) ("MacroSolve," "Illume Mobile" or the "Company"), a leading provider of mobile technologies, apps, and solutions for business, is proud to announce its partnership with DecisionPoint Systems Inc. ("DecisionPoint"), a provider of software and rugged device systems MarketWire

U.S. Concrete Selected as a Member of the Regenerative Network
U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) today announced its membership in the Regenerative Network (RN), the exclusive, by-invitation-only, national network of leading green building product manufacturers and service providers dedicated to advancing the best green building practices and innovative solutions for the commercial building market MarketWire

AM Leonard Continues Its Tradition of Customer Service Excellence With Sage ERP X3
Sage North America announced today that AM Leonard, a family-owned and operated horticulture and tool supplier based in Piqua, Ohio, is using Sage ERP X3 as its financial reporting system. With its multichannel sales approach, AM Leonard needed an ERP system that would be flexible enough to be modified to meet the needs of their growing company MarketWire

Avaya and International Avaya User Group Announce Winners of the Customer Innovation Awards
IAUG Global Conference 2012 MarketWire

10GbE Unified Storage Solutions From Infortrend Cross Market Segments
There was a time that some deemed iSCSI unsuitable to serve the demanding storage needs of high performance data centers. With iSCSI now able to run on 10Gbps Ethernet, those arguments related to performance are becoming less and less persuasive -- and the arguments for the perceived performance advantages offered by Fibre Channel are disappearing MarketWire

Loyola Marymount University Streamlines Time & Attendance With WorkForce Software
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, announces that Loyola Marymount University (LMU) has automated time and attendance activities campus-wide with its EmpCenter® solution. MarketWire

Allan Block Releases Residential Retaining Walls Estimator App
Allan Block Corporation, a leading provider of retaining walls, today announced the launch of its first iPad/iPhone app -- Residential Retaining Walls Estimator. This new application is a fully featured estimating tool that guides a user through the step-by-step process of estimating a retaining wall project. MarketWire

Etherios Announces The Social Machine(TM) Powered by Axeda
Etherios and Axeda Corporation are enabling real-time data from connected machines and products to automatically populate a leading customer relationship management (CRM) solution, extending the value of key asset information company-wide. Axeda is the leading cloud-based service and software for managing connected products and delivering machine-to-machine (M2M) applications MarketWire

IceWEB Announces the Fastest and Easiest Integration With Microsoft Active Directory on All IceWEB Unified Storage Systems
IceWEB, Inc.™ (OTCBB: IWEB), www.IceWEB MarketWire

Don Urbanowicz to Host "Top 10 Value-Drivers Strategics Look for in Pre-Revenue Startups" Session at Elsevier Business Intelligence's 'IN3 Medical Device 360° Boston' Conference
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BillMyParents Partners With Extole to Launch Refer-a-Friend Rewards Program
BillMyParents, Inc. (OTCQB: BMPI) (OTCBB: BMPI) -- the Responsible Teen Spending Company -- has entered into a partnership with leading Consumer-to-Consumer (C2C) social marketing platform, Extole. BillMyParents will incorporate Extole's Refer-a-Friend program to existing initiatives promoting the reloadable prepaid BillMyParents SpendSmart™ MasterCard® card for teens. MarketWire

Cornerstone Progressive Return Fund Announces the Commencement of Its Rights Offering
Cornerstone Progressive Return Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE MKT: CFP) (NYSE Amex: CFP) announced today that the subscription period for its rights offering to holders of the Fund's common shares will commence on Friday, June 1, 2012. MarketWire

Wawa Goes Live With PDS' Newest Version of Vista HRMS Continuing Its 25-Year Relationship
PDS, a leading developer of human resource, benefits, recruiting, and payroll systems, today announced that Wawa, Inc., a convenience store chain with more than 18,000 associates in over 600 locations within six states, has gone live with Vista HRMS® 4.1. Wawa has been leveraging PDS' HR, benefits and payroll software to streamline processes and better serve its associates since 1987. MarketWire

Managing the Changing Mobile Landscape: Ci&T Leads Enterprise Mobility Panel at CIO Forum & Executive IT Summit
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BusinessList.com on Track to Double; Listings Grow by 75% in 32 Days
TheDirectory.com, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SEEK) today reported a 75% percent increase in listings posted on its owned and operated business services portal www.BusinessList.com. Organic listings on the site have grown from 100,000 on April 19th to 175,372 as of this morning. Management expects the site to cross 200,000 listings by next week, a full month earlier than it had previously stated. MarketWire

Bourque Industries Announces Distribution Relationship With FORTIS US
Bourque Industries (PINKSHEETS: BORK) today announced that the Company has signed a major distribution contract with Virginia-based FORTIS US. FORTIS directly services more than 100 law enforcement agencies, and a large international market through its two value-added resellers, serving local, state, and federal law enforcement. MarketWire

Darren Elkins & Jamie Varner to Represent RYU on FX at UFC 146
Today, Respect Your Universe, Inc. (RYU) (OTCBB: RYUN), http://www.ryu.com/, is thrilled to announce that on Saturday, May 26th top UFC Fighters Darren Elkins and Jamie Varner will be representing RYU for the highly anticipated UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir. Getting underway at 8:00 p.m. EDT on FX, the UFC 146 Preliminary Card will include Varner vs. Barboza and Elkins vs MarketWire

Epicor Named as Finalist in Three Categories of the 2012 American Business Awards(SM)
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Epicor® has been named a Stevie® Finalist in the 2012 American Business Awards in three categories: New Product or Service of the Year; Customer Service Department of the Year; and, Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year MarketWire

Visual Master Bernard Hoyes' Art Comes Alive in "Seven Paintings, a Story in Performance," an Interdisciplinary Artistic Production From Caribbean Fine Arts Publishing at the Ford Amphitheatre on Sunday, August 5, 2012
For over four decades the paintings of visual art master Bernard Stanley Hoyes have stimulated the masses. With compositions that boast majestic color, bold creativity and magnetic passion, his artwork is known for stirring the heart, mind and soul MarketWire

Snipp Hires Mobile Marketing Expert John D. Fauller as COO
Snipp Interactive Inc. (www.snipp.com), an international provider of mobile marketing solutions listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE: SPN), today announced the hiring of John D. Fauller as Chief Operating Officer. MarketWire

TicketNetwork(R) to Sponsor SS&C SummerWind Concert Series
TicketNetwork®, the leading online marketplace for event tickets, today announced it will be the Series Sponsor for this summer's arts and culture events at the SS&C SummerWind Performing Arts Center in Windsor, CT MarketWire

HPEV Issued Patent That Could Simplify Manufacturing in Motors, Generators and Rotating Devices
HPEV, Inc. (OTCQB: WARM) has been issued another patent with numerous applications in manufacturing. The Company's latest patent covers the use of its proprietary composite heat pipe technology in bearings and related products in a number of industries. MarketWire

Tesla Motors to Begin Customer Deliveries of Model S on June 22nd
Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) will begin delivering Model S, the world's first premium electric sedan, to customers on June 22nd, 2012. Several customers will receive their cars that day at an invitation-only event at the Tesla Factory in Fremont, California MarketWire

Mashable, Twitter, Amazon Among Keynoters Announced for Interactive Day San Diego
The world's top influencers in today's digital world have been secured as keynote speakers at this year's Interactive Day San Diego (IDSD), hosted by The San Diego Ad Club June 15. Mashable, Twitter, Amazon and R/GA are among the four brands represented by keynoters. MarketWire

AdTruth Convenes 18 Digital Media Companies to Plan Deployment of Universal Tracking in Mobile
AdTruth, the digital media division of global device recognition technology leader 41st Parameter, today revealed insights and outcomes from the first in a series of AdTruth Workgroup meetings recently held in San Francisco (May 2) and Munich (May 9-10) MarketWire

Washington Trust Bank Goes Mobile With VDI Using VMware View, Wyse, and Atlantis Computing
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EVCARCO, Inc. Completes Acquisition of The Third Stone Corporation
EVCARCO, Inc. (OTCBB: EVCA) (OTCQB: EVCA), a Future Driven® Automotive Retail Group, announced today the completion of the acquisition of The Third Stone Corporation (TSC). Both sides have completed their due diligence, and respective Boards of each company approved the transaction MarketWire

Yammer Affiliate Partner Program Continues Rapid Growth
Yammer, Inc., the leading provider of Enterprise Social Networks, today announced several new additions to its Affiliate Partner Program. The program offers technology advisors and consultants the training and certification resources they need to become the go-to experts for their customers' enterprise social integrations MarketWire

Physicians Office Resource Appoints New Senior Vice President of Business Development
Physicians Office Resource (POR), a trusted online and print resource for over 360,000 U.S. physicians, today announced that John Pasquale has been named Senior Vice President of Business Development. In this position, Pasquale will be responsible for managing and executing the growth of POR's online resources and print publications MarketWire

Simraceway Offers Fans a Chance to Drive the Virtual 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series Car at This Year's Indy 500
WHAT: Simraceway, a free-to-play online racing world from Ignite Game Technologies that offers live, person-to-person racing, will have a Virtual Arena and Media Oasis at this year's Indy 500 MarketWire

San Francisco Leads Technology Employment Growth in Bay Area
TriNet's SMBeat, a detailed analysis of trends in key human capital economic indicators for small businesses, reports that San Francisco leads technology sector employment growth in the Bay Area at 3.14 percent, however trails in average salaries at $108,000. The Peninsula also had strong employment growth at 3.04 percent with average technology salaries of $121,000 MarketWire

Sage Releases Intuitive Construction-Specific Cloud Service
Sage North America today announced the release of Sage Construction Anywhere, a cloud-based platform that increases accessibility to project data, fosters collaboration, and increases operational efficiency. It is designed to help construction and real estate companies get critical project information into the hands of those who need it most -- anytime, anywhere. MarketWire

QuorumLabs Offers Drag-and-Drop File-Level Restore and Email Recovery
QuorumLabs®, the leading provider of one-click backup, recovery and continuity for small to mid-sized businesses, today announced version 3 MarketWire

YoYo Games Launches GameMaker: Studio for Fast and Easy Cross-Platform Games Development
YoYo Games today launches GameMaker: Studio, a fast and easy to use 2D games development tool. GameMaker: Studio has been developed with usability and efficiency at its core, allowing developers to create games in a single code base and then export and run them natively on multiple formats including HTML5, Facebook, Android, iOS, Symbian, Windows and OSX. MarketWire

Michael J. Panagakos Named Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Chequed.com
Chequed.com, Inc., an online reference checking and pre-employment testing provider used by HR professionals, announced today the appointment of Michael (Mike) J. Panagakos as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. An industry expert, Panagakos has served in senior executive sales roles for SuccessFactors, Plateau Learning Systems, Kronos and SmartTime Software. MarketWire

AmbiCom Holdings Announces Distribution of Soladey Solar Ionic Toothbrushes in SkyMall Catalogues
AmbiCom Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ABHI), a leading designer and developer of wireless products for the medical industry, today announced that it has secured distribution of the Soladey Solar Toothbrushes in the 20-million circulation Sky Mall catalogues. The toothbrushes are expected to be featured in the catalogues beginning later this summer MarketWire

Republic Services Investing Nearly $19 Million to Revolutionize Two St. Louis Recycling Centers
Republic Services (NYSE: RSG), a recycling and waste company that serves more than 200,000 households and 27,000 commercial and industrial accounts in the St. Louis region, is investing nearly $19 million to revolutionize its recycling centers in North St. Louis County (Hazelwood) and South St. Louis County (Bella Villa). MarketWire

Eggsurance Launches Independent Community and Educational Website Devoted to Everything Egg Freezing
Eggsurance, the first independent, non-clinic related education and community website devoted to everything egg freezing, today announced the official launch of its community hub, support network and clinic rating service, which empower women to take control of their fertility choices and options for building a family. MarketWire

Fundable Introduces Crowdfunding for Serious Startups
Millions of companies are started each year, yet a very small percentage receive funding through venture capital. Launching today, Fundable, a crowdfunding platform for serious startups, provides a solution, allowing early stage startups to seek capital from anyone -- not just investors and traditional banks. MarketWire

New Trend in Franchising -- Flexibility, According to Kiddie Academy Domestic Franchising
Pursuing a franchise concept can be attractive for a variety of reasons: proven business model, layers of support and resources in place to achieve success. Entrepreneurs were once after a consistent formula -- the cookie cutter franchise. However, today's franchisees want the satisfaction of integrating their personal opinion or style into the development and future of their business. MarketWire

MetraTech Hosts SaaS Customer Success Management Event
MetraTech Corp., the leading provider of agreements-based billing and compensation solutions, today announced that it will host a customer success management presentation and discussion at its headquarters on Wednesday, May 30 from 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. ET MarketWire

Michael Dunkley Joins Continuum Advanced Systems
Continuum, a global innovation and design consultancy, today announced that Michael Dunkley has joined the company's Advanced Systems division as Vice President of Product Development. Dunkley will be responsible for driving Continuum Advanced Systems' new business development opportunities and will be located at the firm's West Newton headquarters. MarketWire

Invensys to Help Valero Energy Corporation Improve Performance of Global Refinery Operations
Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of technology systems, software solutions and consulting services to the manufacturing and infrastructure operations industries, has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Valero Energy Corporation, allowing use of Invensys Operations Management's patented ACA.HF Advanced Alkylation Measurement Solution MarketWire

Imaging Diagnostic's Non-Invasive CTLM(R) Laser Breast Imaging Device Will Soon Be Available to Women in Kuwait
Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: IMDS), a pioneer in laser breast imaging, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Mareen Group to market and sell its Computed Tomography Laser Mammography (CTLM®) System in Kuwait. MarketWire

Movik Introduces REACH(TM) Architecture, the Foundation of the Intelligent RAN
Movik Networks, the Intelligent RAN company, today unveiled its REACH (Report, Export, Act, Control, HetNet) architecture, the foundation of its intelligent RAN solution. Exposing real-time intelligence from the RAN, the part of the network that can impact efficiency and QoE the most, enables operators to better plan, manage, and control their most valuable network asset in real time MarketWire

Movik Launches Industry's First 3G/4G/LTE Correlation Solution
Movik Networks, the Intelligent RAN company, today announced the immediate availability of the industry's first 3G/4G/LTE real-time correlation solution for intelligent RAN traffic management, Movik's LTE Correlation and Multi RAT (Radio Access Technology) platform MarketWire

Great Place to Work(R) and Wayin Partner to Offer Customers Instantaneous Employee Engagement Diagnostics
Wayin, an online social engagement service, and Great Place to Work, a global workplace culture consulting and training firm, announced a partnership to provide customers with more frequent employee feedback avenues and deeper insights into department or geographic well-being and needs. MarketWire

Alto Adige Wines, Laura Maniec, MS and the Guild of Sommeliers Partner to Present Sommelier Master Classes on Wines of the Italian Alps
The Alto Adige Wines US campaign is pleased to announce its partnership with the Guild of Sommeliers and Master Sommelier Laura Maniec to present a series of technical master classes in 2012 MarketWire

Stafford Stanchion Mounting Collars Now Offered in Plastic or Stainless Steel
Stafford Manufacturing Corp. stanchion mounting collars are now being offered in low-cost plastic, in addition to polished stainless steel, for securely attaching virtually anything to rails and tubes. They are well suited for use on yachts, boats, RVs, motor homes, and campers. MarketWire

Anver Plate and Sheet Vacuum Lifter Handles Any Cutting Table Material
Anver Corporation has introduced a heavy-duty, high capacity vacuum lifter that is designed for handling heavy ferrous and nonferrous plate and sheet from the top for loading cutting tables. MarketWire

NetEnrich Recognized as One of the World's Top Cloud Service Providers
NetEnrich, Inc., a global provider of Remote Operations Center (ROC) services, today announced it has been named one of the world's top 100 cloud service providers (CSPs) by Nine Lives Media. The services leader ranked No. 25 in the 2012 Talkin' Cloud 100 report. MarketWire

TRC Welcomes Robert Callender as Vice President
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) is pleased to welcome Robert Callender as a Vice President in its Clifton Park, NY office. In this role, he will work closely with a variety of TRC utility clients and utility commissions across the United States to design and implement energy efficiency programs. MarketWire

Meller Sapphire Windows Protect Sensors on Aircraft
Meller Optics, Inc. has introduced custom fabricated sapphire windows for installation on the outboard of aircraft to protect sensors from water, wind, and high speed particulates. MarketWire

Golar LNG Partners LP Earnings Release: Interim Results for the Period Ended March 31, 2012
Highlights * Golar LNG Partners reports net income attributable to unit holders of$19.5 million and operating income of $31.8 million for the first quarter of2012 * Generated distributable cash flow of $19.0 million for the firstquarter of 2012 * Declared dividend of $0 MarketWire

RR Donnelley to Acquire Edgar Online, a Leader in Financial Data and Analytics
R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NASDAQ: RRD) and EDGAR Online (NASDAQ: EDGR) jointly announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which RR Donnelley will acquire EDGAR Online, a leading provider of disclosure management services, financial data and enterprise risk analytics software and solutions for both corporate and investment professionals MarketWire

Evermedia Group Subsidiary Awarded Biometrics Identity Management Task Order to Serve US Federal Agency
Evermedia Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EVRM) subsidiary, System Technology Solutions, Inc. (STS), is pleased to announce a Task Order award to support biometrics business and analysis initiatives for a U.S. federal agency MarketWire

Google, eBay and Other Ecommerce Thought Leaders Join Mercent at IRCE 2012; Retailers Invited to Attend June 5TH Discussion Held at Shedd Aquarium
Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today the panelists for its Ecommerce thought-leadership evening event held Tuesday evening, June 5th following the opening session at the Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition (IRCE) 2012. MarketWire

Forum National Investments and ALIYA LifeSpan LLC Sign Nondisclosure Agreements and Commence Due Diligence
Forum National Investments Ltd. (OTCBB: FMNL) ("FORUM") announced today May 22, 2012, that formal agreements in relation to the negotiation and due diligence with ALIYA LifeSpan LLC (ALIYA) on a working agreement to potentially merge their business interests in the US Life Settlement marketplace have been executed. MarketWire

XTend Medical Corporation (XMDC) Closes Acquisition of JoyFull Genius, Inc.
XTend Medical Corporation/MultiCorp International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: XMDC), has finalized the due diligence process and closed the acquisition of JoyFull Genius, Inc. MarketWire

MYOS Signs Distribution Deal, Sees Year One Sales Exceeding $5 Million
MYOS Corporation (OTCBB: MYOS), a company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of muscle health and performance therapeutic products, today announced the signing of a distribution agreement for its MYO-T12® product with Maximum Human Performance ("MHP"), a leading nutritional supplement marketing company MarketWire

Schedulicity Appoints Josh Spitzer Chief Financial Officer
Schedulicity (www.schedulicity.com), the leader in online scheduling for appointment-dependent small businesses, today announced the appointment of Joshua Spitzer as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Spitzer will oversee the company's finance, legal and human resources functions. He will be based out of the company's headquarters in Bozeman, Montana. MarketWire

Reno vs Relocate: New TV Show Helps Homeowners Decide
A dynamic new real estate show is about to air on HGTV Canada giving insight to one of the toughest questions home owners face -- move or renovate? Vanessa Roman of EXIT Realty Metro in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia will be a co-host of Reno vs Relocate airing back-to-back episodes on Mondays starting May 28th at 9pm on HGTV MarketWire

Home Health International, Inc. Announces New CEO
Home Health International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HHII) is pleased to announce today that it has named Elizabeth Velozo, BSN, MSNH, COS-C as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. MarketWire

Greenbelt Solar Offers Austin Home Buyers 72% Discount on Electric Bills Over the Next 25 Years via New Solar Builder Program for Austin Master-Planned Communities and Custom Green Home Builders
Greenbelt Solar (www.greenbeltsolar.com) today unveiled a new turnkey solar solution and a solar design center package for new home builders that will allow home-owners to purchase a new home in Austin that may have virtually no electricity bill for the next 25 years. MarketWire

Software Toolbox Honored for Contributions to Manufacturing Industry
Software Toolbox® has been named Partner of the Year by the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA). The award recognizes the company for significant contributions to the advancement of the CSIA and its members. Software Toolbox also was acknowledged for actively helping to promote CSIA certification. MarketWire

Medicare Supplemental Insurance -- 82% of Seniors Are Confused
Slightly over 7,000 people turn 65 every day. Upon turning 65, most of us receive part A and opt for Part B. Next, the daunting task of choosing between a Medicare Supplemental Insurance plan and a Medicare Advantage plan arrives MarketWire

Pizza Patron(R) Gives Away Free Pizza to Those That Order in Spanish
On Tuesday, June 5th from 5pm to 8pm, Pizza Patrón is launching its PIZZA POR FAVOR™ event at restaurants nationwide. Every customer that orders in Spanish will receive a free large pepperoni pizza, which is the company's top-selling product. Free pizzas are limited to one per customer between 5pm and 8pm, at participating locations, while supplies last. MarketWire

Cloud Leadership Forum 2012 to Offer Senior Decision-Makers Unmatched Insights and Intelligence on Cloud Issues Reshaping IT
"Cloud Economics 2012," "The State of Cloud Security" and "Managing Complex Multi-Cloud Environments" are just some of the topics headlining the third annual Cloud Leadership Forum, a one-of-a-kind national conference for enterprise IT that returns to Silicon Valley on June 12-14, at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara. MarketWire

Endeavour Silver Discovers High Grade Silver-Gold Mineralization at the San Sebastian Property in Jalisco, Mexico;
Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE: EXK)(FRANKFURT: EJD) announces that exploration drilling at the San Sebastian property in Jalisco State, Mexico has discovered a new high grade silver-gold mineralized zone in the Terronera vein. MarketWire

ERF Wireless First Quarter 2012 Revenues Increase 46% to $1,648,000 and Gross Profit Increases by 102% Due to Record Results Posted by Energy Broadband Subsidiary
ERF Wireless (OTCBB: ERFB), a leading provider of enterprise-class wireless and broadband products and services, announced today that the company has filed its Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission reporting results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Connectivity Wireless Records 200% Revenue Growth Since 2009
Connectivity Wireless Solutions, a nationwide leader in in-building wireless solutions, today announced that the company booked 200 percent revenue growth from year-end 2009 to year-end 2011, pointing to continued strong demand for distributed antenna systems (DAS). MarketWire

Kapow Software and SDL Significantly Reduce Time, Cost and Effort by Automating the Migration of Legacy Digital Assets
Kapow Software is partnering with SDL's Web Content Management Division (LSE: SDL), the leading provider of Global Information Management solutions, to expedite the migration of legacy digital assets to SDL Tridion MarketWire

Luxurious Villa in Barga, Italy to Be Auctioned by Williams & Williams
Williams & Williams, the premier brand in real estate auctions, today announced it will sell without reserve the elegant Tuscan estate, Villa Sognare, located in the storied village of Barga, Italy at 11 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, June 20 in a live, global auction. Interested buyers can bid on-site or in real time from anywhere at auctionnetwork.com. MarketWire

Rayonier Selects Zenprise to Manage and Secure Company's Enterprise Mobility Program
Zenprise®, Inc., the leader in secure Mobile Device Management (MDM), today announced that Rayonier has selected Zenprise to secure and manage a mix of corporate-owned iPhone and iPad devices as well as employee-owned iOS and Android devices. MarketWire

Institutional Analyst Inc. Initiates Coverage on UNR Holdings
UNR Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: UNRH) ("UNR" or the "Company"), a leading commercial and residential real estate development and construction company, operating principally in the city of Moscow and its suburban communities, today announced that Institutional Analyst Inc MarketWire

Stamps.com Named to 2012 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 List
Stamps.com® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS postage online and shipping software to over 400,000 customers, today announced that Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine has featured the company as a top supply chain provider in its annual listing of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100. This is the third time that Stamps.com has made the list. MarketWire

VelaTel Launches New Video Series for Its Shareholders
VelaTel Global Communications (OTCQB: VELA) (PINKSHEETS: VELA), www.velatel.com, a leader in deploying and operating wireless broadband and telecommunication networks worldwide, today announced a new monthly web video series. The first video in the monthly series is now accessible through VelaTel's website, www.velatel.com/investors/monthly-video-update MarketWire

M Line Holdings, Inc. Issues Results for Nine Months Ended March 31, 2012
M Line Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: MLHC) MarketWire

FoxT ServerControl Achieves Oracle Validated Integration With Oracle Identity Management
Fox Technologies Inc., a Gold level member of Oracle® PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration of FoxT ServerControl 6.5.4 with Oracle Identity Management 9.1. The new web services-based connector from FoxT enables data interchange between Oracle Identity Manager and FoxT ServerControl MarketWire

Amtel to Present TEMIA Webinar on Killing Zombie Phones in Enterprises
Amtel Inc., the industry's first integrated SaaS solution for managing smart device security and telecom expenses, today announced it will present a webinar with TEMIA, The Telecom Expense Management Industry Association, titled "Zombie Phones." The webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 1:00 pm ET. MarketWire

Dachis Group Launches Employee Insight
Dachis Group, the world's leading social software and solutions firm, today announced the launch of Employee Insight, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application that measures the impact of employees' social activities on a brand and allows for the management of employee advocacy programs. With this launch, Dachis Group will be offering a free webinar series and 1-on-1 tours of its product suite MarketWire

PCS Edventures Announces Order From Boys & Girls Club
PCS Edventures!.com, Inc., (OTCBB: PCSV) a leading provider of K-16 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), announces the shipment of PCS robotics programs to the Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan, Kansas (BGCA). MarketWire

Coraid Selected to CRN Virtualization 100 List
Coraid Inc., a leading developer of Ethernet SAN solutions with more than 1,500 customers worldwide, today announced it has been recognized in CRN's 2012 Virtualization 100 list. Featuring the top 100 vendors in the virtualization space, the Virtualization 100 is an annual list published by UBM Channel's CRN that helps solution providers identify and evaluate virtualization products and programs MarketWire

Smart Money Is on AccelOps to Deliver Integrated SIEM, Network and Data Center Monitoring for Next Generation Secure IT Environments
AccelOps, Inc., the leader in integrated Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), and performance and availability monitoring for on-premise and cloud-based data centers, today announced that it has added 150 customers and raised $15 million in new funding MarketWire

Yottaa Closes $9 Million in Funding for Mobile, Web and Cloud Optimization
Yottaa, Inc., the web optimization company, announced today that it has closed $9 million in Series B funding. This round of funding allows Yottaa to accelerate the delivery of affordable services that optimize, protect and monitor websites and critical web applications for any organization -- in particular, for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) MarketWire

Ingram Micro Announces 2012 Health IT Innovation Summit on June 28
Demonstrating its technology leadership within the healthcare industry, Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced it will co-host the 2012 Health IT Innovation Summit on June 28 at the Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, Calif. MarketWire

Marathon Technologies Achieves Invensys Certified Partner Product Status for Availability Solutions
Marathon Technologies, the leading provider and innovator of application availability solutions, today announced that the company has achieved Certified Partner status with Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of technology systems, software solutions and consulting services to the manufacturing and infrastructure operations industries MarketWire

Relay Technology Management Launches Real-Time Business Intelligence and Data Visualization Solution for the Life Sciences Industry
Relay Technology Management (Relay TM) today announced the official launch of Business Development Live (BD Live!) -- a new unified, real-time data visualization, comparative asset analysis and tracking platform for the life sciences industry. Relay TM supports life science business development and licensing professionals validate opportunities and discover new assets. MarketWire

Innovative Med Concepts Debuts Revolutionary iPhone(R) App Designed to Monitor Daily Health Habits and Improve Well-Being
Privately held Innovative Med Concepts, LLC today announced the availability of UShapeHealth, a new, user-friendly, mobile health application for the iPhone® intended to help people take better control of their health. UShapeHealth offers a personalized experience with daily suggestions and practical recommendations to help manage and improve one's overall health and general well-being MarketWire

Kelly Drouillard Joins Oak Street Funding to Focus on Large Insurance Loans
In a move to further strengthen its position for growth, Oak Street Funding (www.oakstreetfunding.com) has hired Kelly Drouillard as director of strategic markets. In this new role, Drouillard will focus on building strategic partnerships to structure larger, more complex insurance loans. MarketWire

Vidaroo Concludes Debt Negotiations, Announces Release of Quarterly Financial Results and Issues Open Letter to Its Shareholders
Vidaroo Corporation (OTCQB: VIDA) (PINKSHEETS: VIDA) (http://vidaroo.com) today announced it has converted a substantial portion of its outstanding debt into equity at the same time as announcing financial results for the three and nine months ended March 31, 2012, as well as issuing an open letter to its shareholders. MarketWire

Centigon Solutions, Inc. Releases GMaps Mobile
Centigon Solutions, Inc., a leader in location Intelligence solutions for SAP BusinessObjects, today released to market their highly anticipated GMaps Mobile app to the App Store(SM). MarketWire

NetProspex Profiled by Independent Research Firm for Improving the Quality and Coverage of Contact Data
NetProspex, the leading provider of verified, crowd-sourced business contact data services, today announced the availability of SiriusDecisions' "NetProspex Vendor Profile." The profile provides an overview of NetProspex's value in helping marketers acquire new contacts, enhance current contact data and cleanse their database. MarketWire

Spartech Expects to Cut Over $1 Million in Energy Costs With World Energy Solutions
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a fast-growing energy management services firm, today announced it has won a new three year energy management contract with Spartech Corporation (NYSE: SEH), a leading producer of plastic sheet, compounds and packaging solutions MarketWire

MSC Software Announces New Adams/Machinery
MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced Adams/Machinery 2012, a new functional virtual prototyping and multibody dynamics solution for high-fidelity modeling and simulation automation of common machinery components in equipment, such as robotics, conveyors, agricultural equipment and industrial machinery. MarketWire

Media Alert: Cadence Demonstrates Collaboration, Innovation and Technology Leadership at 49th DAC
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, will demonstrate the latest innovations and solutions to key technology challenges, solved in collaboration with customers and partners, at DAC 2012. MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software Announces Claims Data Quality for Insurance Professionals
Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS), and a leading provider of industry-specific data quality solutions, announced the immediate availability of its new Claims Data Quality solution for property & casualty insurance claims professionals MarketWire

Coveo Survey of Customer Care Executives Finds Customers, Executives and Employees Lack Contextually Relevant Information When They Need It
Customers find contextually relevant information from vendors valuable, but they have a difficult time getting to the information they need when they need it, according to a recent survey of customer service executives conducted by Coveo MarketWire

With Optimism Skyrocketing, the North American Auto Industry Is 'Back on Track,' Finds Booz & Company Survey
A new wave of optimism is overtaking the U.S. auto industry as it rebounds from the depths of the recession and a brutal restructuring, according to Booz & Company's second annual U.S. Automotive Industry Survey and Confidence Index. MarketWire

Plymouth Rock Assurance Study Finds High Gas Prices Causing Nearly 90 Percent of Massachusetts Motorists to Drive Less
As many Massachusetts residents are making their travel plans for the unofficial start of summer this upcoming Memorial Day weekend, a new study has found that continued concerns over high gas prices may influence their plans MarketWire

All American Pet Company, Inc.(TM) Introduces: MUTT - Great Food For Great Dogs(TM) -- The First and Only Premium Line of Dry Kibble to Service America's 53 Million One-of-a-Kind Mixed Breed Dogs
All American Pet Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AAPT) (PINKSHEETS: AAPT) launches the MUTT Food For Dogs™ premium brand of dry kibble. MarketWire

Virtual PBX Ups Its Traffic by Nearly 50 Percent Since Implementing New Business VoIP Service
Virtual PBX (www.virtualpbx.com), the pioneer and leader in hosted PBX phone systems, today announced continued strong growth in the 15 months since the launch of its award-winning Virtual PBX Complete business VoIP solution in February 2011, citing a 49.9 percent rise in traffic though the company's hosted PBX system MarketWire

Avenza Partners With Mapmobility to Provide Largest Database of Canadian Digital Maps for Mobile Device Users
Avenza Systems Inc MarketWire

CaroTrans Responds to Market Demand With Specialized Breakbulk/OOG Team
CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announced the creation of a specialized breakbulk (BB), out of gauge (OOG) and Ro-Ro Team that is positioned to serve local forwarders in all fourteen CaroTrans U.S. office locations MarketWire

CommerceTel Announces Record First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
CommerceTel Corporation (OTCBB: MFON), an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions, announced today record revenue, gross profit and reduced operating losses for the three month period ending March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Avaya Appoints Michael Runda as SVP and President of Avaya Client Services
Avaya Inc., a global provider of business communications and collaboration systems and services, today announced the appointment of Michael Runda as senior vice president and president of Avaya Client Services. In his new role, Michael Runda continues to report directly to CEO Kevin Kennedy and serve on the Avaya Executive Council. MarketWire

Saia to Present at the Wolfe Trahan Transportation Conference
Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA), a multi-regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation company, announced that Rick O'Dell, President and CEO, will participate in a panel discussion at the 5th Annual Wolfe Trahan Global Transportation Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at approximately 9:00 AM ET and will be webcast live via the internet at http://cc.talkpoint MarketWire

New All-Natural Skin Cream Heals Sunburn Faster
Alivea Company Founder, Monique Predovan, guarantees that Alivea -- an all-natural skin cream based on a secret family recipe -- reduces sunburn redness and soreness quicker than most other products. Predovan is so confident that she is offering journalists and bloggers a free sample to prove Alivea is the ideal moisturizer for sunburn. MarketWire

The Distribution Roundtable Offers Webinar on Simulation of Warehouse & Distribution Operations to Verify Efficiency & Ensure Optimal Design
The Distribution Roundtable, a LinkedIn Group offering events dedicated to providing an educational forum and encouraging communication among distribution professionals in the consumer goods industry, announces a webinar entitled, "Using Simulation to Verify the Efficiency of Your Distribution Systems." MarketWire

DigitalTown Launches $50,000 School Spirit Scholarship and Social Superstar Internship Program
DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCQB: DGTW) (PINKSHEETS: DGTW) announced today that it has launched a School Spirit Scholarship and Social Superstar Internship program that will award students $50,000 during the summer of 2012. MarketWire

CallidusCloud Sponsors Cloudforce London 2012
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, announced today that it is a gold sponsor at Cloudforce London 2012, May 22nd at the ICC London ExCeL. The event brings together salesforce MarketWire

Groen Brothers Aviation Announces Definitive Agreement to Restructure Company and Eliminate $170 Million in Debt
On May 2, 2012, Groen Brothers Aviation, Inc. ("GBA") (PINKSHEETS: GNBA) announced that it has reached an agreement with its creditors for a major financial reorganization of the Company. That announcement also reported that on the same day the Company had filed both an SEC Form 8-K Significant Events Statement and a "Preliminary" SEC Form 14C Information Statement with the U.S MarketWire

Patersons Presents New White Paper: The Business Case for Adopting Cloud-Based Global Payroll
Patersons, the expert provider of integrated global payroll services, today announced the release of its new white paper, titled "Making the Business Case for Global Payroll." Highlighting the benefits of embracing a cloud-based global payroll system, the white paper outlines the ways in which such a system better supports an organization's growing and expanding multinational operations. MarketWire

Implant Sciences Expands Global Presence With Sale to Romania
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced it has sold 10 units of its Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150 handheld explosives trace detector to a customer in Romania. The units will be deployed in several applications to help ensure the security of this European nation. MarketWire

Halo Companies, Inc. Announces Profitable First Quarter 2012 Results
Halo Companies, Inc. (OTCQB: HALN) (PINKSHEETS: HALN) announced profitable first quarter results with revenue of $1.9 million and a net income of $279,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Atlantis Internet Group Adds Two More Tribes to Its Tribal Gaming Network
Atlantis Internet Group Corp. (PINKSHEETS: ATIG), announced today the continued expansion of its Tribal Gaming Network (TGN), a private gaming network that links Indian Casinos nationwide, with the signing of two additional Tribes illustrating its diversity by assisting large and small Native American Indian Tribes in the gaming industry MarketWire

Macho Springs Wind Energy Facility in New Mexico to See 50-Megawatt Solar Addition, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Element Power Americas (Portland, Oregon) is working toward a Phase II to the already operational site at Macho Springs Wind Energy Facility in Luna County, New Mexico. Phase II, reported to be a solar addition, will consist of thin-filmed photovoltaic solar panels MarketWire

Kansas Facial Plastic Surgeons Say Spring "Tune-Ups" Are Gaining Popularity
With warm summer weather on the horizon, flocks of people often take to the gym and the sun in an effort to boost their appearance before the coming months of lighter clothing, swimsuits, and outdoor social gatherings. At their Kansas City facial plastic surgery practice, KU Facial Plastic Surgery, Drs. J MarketWire

Nexxo Financial Corporation Launches First Partnership With a Credit Union
For the first time ever, underbanked Americans can obtain much-needed financial services at a credit union. Centris Federal Credit Union, in partnership with Nexxo Financial Corporation, is taking the lead in offering this underserved community a full suite of financial services not currently available at other banks or credit unions MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts Power Discretes Market Growth at 6.5% CAGR Through 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Power Discretes Market to 2016 - Energy Efficiency Initiatives in the Power Sector to Increase Market Demand," to their collection of Electronics market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/GBI-Research-v3759/Power-Discretes-Energy-Efficiency-Initiatives-6927079/ MarketWire

FRO - Notification of Date of Release Q1 2012 Results
Frontline Ltd.'s first quarter 2012results will be released on Friday May25, 2012. A press release and a presentation will be distributed inconnectionwith the release and will be made available on the Frontline Ltd. and OsloStockExchange websites, however, contrary to previous quarters there will not behelda live presentation or webcast. MarketWire

ITNS Future Growth Plans Lead to Appointment of New Chief Technology Officer
Itonis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITNS) today announced that the Company has appointed Corey Washington as its Chief Technology Officer. His role will be to support the Company's technology needs with an immediate focus on the IT development phase of several new projects and future planned acquisitions. MarketWire

Independence Energy Corp. Reports Start of Drilling at Shields-MEI #105H Horizontal Well Site in Coleman County, Texas
Independence Energy Corp. (OTCBB: IDNG) (the "Company" or "Independence Energy") is pleased to announce that drilling has commenced at the Shields-MEI #105H Horizontal Well in Coleman County, Texas. MarketWire

BankNewport Ensures Secure Global Banking With TeleSign 2FA
TeleSign, a market leader in Internet fraud prevention, and Intelligent Authentication, today announced the implementation of its tokenless Two-Factor Authentication to secure online customer account access for BankNewport MarketWire

Dallas Rhinoplasty Surgeon Delivers Lectures at Annual ASAPS Meeting
Jack P. Gunter, MD, a plastic surgeon in Dallas, recently returned from delivering several presentations at the 2012 Aesthetic Meeting for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) held in Vancouver, British Columbia MarketWire

APMEX Physical - 1 oz. Gold Redeemable Trust Files Registration Statement and Preliminary Prospectus
APMEX Precious Metals Management Services, Inc. today announced that APMEX Physical - 1 oz. Gold Redeemable Trust (the "Trust") has filed a registration statement in the United States and a preliminary prospectus in Canada. The Trust will be managed by APMEX Precious Metals Management Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of APMEX, Inc MarketWire

Varonis Research Uncovers What IT Security Wants Most From Big Data
More than two-thirds of IT people think Big Data should be a strategic priority according to research conducted by Varonis, the leading provider of comprehensive data governance software MarketWire

SG Biofuels Appoints Dr. Jerry Caulder as Chairman
SG Biofuels, Inc. (SGB), an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel, biomass and chemical markets, has appointed Jerry Caulder, Ph.D., as chairman of the board. MarketWire

The Michigan Arts and Entertainment Community Applauds the PIX Theatre in Lapeer, Now a Regional Michigan Performance Venue, WVSN Reports
Theatre rental location is the first step in every stage production. A new growing trend of "theatre-going" is vaulting an old familiar friend to new levels of popularity in the city where it had its start more than 70 years ago. MarketWire

Genetic Technologies Provides BREVAGen(TM) Sales and Reimbursement Update
Genetic Technologies Limited (ASX: GTG) (NASDAQ: GENE) is pleased to provide an update on BREVAGen™ sales and the "credentialing" process with the top ten U.S. Preferred Provider Organizations ("PPOs"). To date, the Company has executed credentialing contracts with four PPOs which represents an estimated 13 million covered lives in the U.S MarketWire

Never Say Never to Plastic Surgery: Orlando Mother of Three on Mommy Makeover
After raising her three children, Vicki decided she was ready to consider cosmetic surgery to feel more confident and address the physical impact pregnancy and childbirth had on her body. While the mommy makeover is typically a combination of procedures performed at one time to cut down on multiple rounds of anesthesia and recovery periods, board certified plastic surgeon Dr MarketWire

Rhode Island Plastic Surgeon Returns From Delivering ASAPS Lectures on Achieving a Natural Appearance
At the recently-held annual Aesthetic Meeting 2012 for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), Dr. Patrick Sullivan, a plastic surgeon in Rhode Island, delivered several lectures on cosmetic enhancement surgical techniques MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts Oncology Orphan Disease Market at $6.4 Billion by 2018
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Orphan Diseases Therapeutics in Oncology to 2018 - Strongly Diversified Developmental Pipelines Indicate Long-Term Growth Potential despite Moderate Scope of Current Late Stage Molecules," to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch MarketWire

CipherCloud Delivers the First Cloud Information Protection Solution for Enterprise Social Networks
CipherCloud, the leading provider of cloud information protection gateways for cloud applications and platforms, today unveiled CipherCloud for Chatter, the industry's first cloud information protection solution for enterprise social networking that addresses concerns about data privacy, residency, security, and regulatory compliance requirements MarketWire

Net-Neutrality Complainant Seeking Emergency Action From the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
L2Networks Corp. (L2N) filed the first formal net-neutrality (open internet) complaint with the Federal Communications Commission today, challenging the legality of alleged actions taken by Mr MarketWire

Pacnet and Infinera First to Demonstrate 500 Gb/s Optical Super-Channels in Asia
Pacnet and Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN), today announced the completion of a collaborative effort demonstrating the successful transmission of more than 3 Tb/s of capacity over 4,500 km of Pacnet's C2C network. This marks another demonstration that highlights Infinera's application to Ultra-Long Haul subsea super-channels based on Infinera's 500 Gb/s Photonic Integrated Circuit technology. MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts Network Performance Management Market Growth at 11% CAGR Through 2015
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Network Performance Management Market 2011-2015," to their collection of Equipment/Hardware market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Infiniti-Research-Limited-v2680/Global-Network-Performance-Management-6913967/ MarketWire

Aben Resources Ltd. : Aben to Begin Yukon Drill Program on Justin Gold Project in June
Aben Resources Ltd. :Aben to Begin Yukon Drill Program on Justin Gold Project in June. Processedand transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. MarketWire

Neuralitic Achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized Status
Neuralitic Systems, a leading provider of mobile data intelligence solutions, today announced it has earned Oracle Exadata Optimized status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), demonstrating that SevenFlow 3.2 has been tested and tuned on Oracle Exadata Database Machine to deliver speed, scalability and reliability to customers. Neuralitic is a Gold level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork MarketWire

Oracle Achieves TM Forum Business Metrics Automation Certification, Enabling Service Providers to More Effectively Benchmark Performance
TM FORUM'S MANAGEMENT WORLD 2012 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

MagForce signs distribution agreement with leading Russian medical device distribution company DELRUS
MarketWire

Longreach Oil & Gas Limited - 1st Quarter Results
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Tekelec Announces Ten New Diameter Signaling Router Customers
LTE World Summit Booth #85 -- Ten new customers -- six mobile operators and four hubbers -- have selected Tekelec's Diameter Signaling Router (DSR) since the beginning of March. The wins more than double Tekelec's DSR footprint and bring the customer count to 19 across 10 countries. The company also announced today its Over-the-Top solution for the New Diameter Network. MarketWire

MorphoSys and Xencor Complete Enrollment in MOR208 (Xmab5574) Phase 1 Trial in CLL
Study Data Expected in Q4 2012 MorphoSys AG (FSE: MOR; Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) and US-basedXencor,Inc. today announced the successful completion of patient enrollment inthephase 1 clinical trial evaluating MOR208 MarketWire

RPost Selected as Official Cloud Messaging Platform of Saudi Post
[World Mail Convention] - RPost and Saudi Post announce at the World Mail Awards in Geneva, that Saudi Post, one of the top government-owned technology pioneers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has selected the RPost Cloud platform as a central component of Saudi Post's electronic service modernization effort MarketWire

Madonna Mania Takes Over Luxury Abu Dhabi Hotel
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, an Abu Dhabi hotel, offers fans the opportunity to Holiday with the Material Girl on 4 June 2012. With this exclusive package, guests can see the legendary Queen of Pop perform live during her first visit to the United Arab Emirates before retiring to a luxuriously appointed Fairmont Room for an overnight stay. MarketWire

LeaseRunner Launches Rental Industry Report
LeaseRunner, a comprehensive digital leasing suite that allows users to manage leasing transactions from any web-connected device, today announced the findings of its first Rental Industry Report. The bi-annual Rental Industry Report reveals trends and data within the rental market from the viewpoint of brokers, landlords, and property managers MarketWire

BrightScope and The Spaulding Group, Inc. Release White Paper That Proposes a Universal Performance Standard for Financial Advisors
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, and The Spaulding Group (www.spauldinggrp MarketWire

Mobile Workforce Productivity on the Rise as 60 Percent Report 50 to 60 Hour Work Weeks, Though Stress Levels Rise According to New Report From iPass
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of mobility services for enterprises and telecom service providers, today published its quarterly Mobile Workforce Report, which found that 60 percent of mobile employees reported 50 to 60 hour-plus work weeks that also include weekend days as the most popular time to work remotely MarketWire

New Studies Confirm Value of Given Imaging's PillCam(R) SB in Managing Pediatric Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Given Imaging (NASDAQ: GIVN), a world leader in specialty GI products and pioneer of capsule endoscopy, today announced that new studies confirm the value of its PillCam® SB as a tool to help monitor, diagnose and manage pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) including Crohn's disease MarketWire

Infocast's 10th Annual Biodefense Vaccines & Therapeutics Conference
The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) Reauthorization moves to conference committee following unanimous approval by the U.S. Senate. According to Senator Richard Burr, R-N.C., the lead sponsor of the Senate bill, "We have come a long way in improving our nation's ability to respond to a bioterror attack or public health emergency.. MarketWire

2012 Economic Outlook - Report Highlights Eni S.p.A. (ADR) and Approach Resources Inc.
Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting Eni S.p.A. (ADR) (NYSE: E) and Approach Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: AREX). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at www.BrightonMarkets.com/index.php?coa=E&cob=AREX. MarketWire

Advent to Present at the Sandler O'Neil Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference
SAN FRANCISCO - May 22, 2012 - Advent Software, Inc GlobeNewswire

Ossur Hf : William Demant Invest makes a voluntary public offer for shares in Össur hf.
Enclosed announcement from William Demant Invest A/S Announcement from William Demant InvestThis announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients GlobeNewswire

Incap's financing negotiations to a favourable complete solution
Incap Corporation Stock Exchange Release  22 May 2012 at 5:30 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Launches New Junior Banker Solution
Advanced Analytics for Deal Making reduces time spent gathering data, allowing more time for analysis GlobeNewswire

FRNT - NOTIFICATION OF DATE OF RELEASE Q1 2012 RESULTS
Frontline 2012 Ltd. will release their first quarter 2012 earnings results on May 25, 2012. A press release and a presentation will be distributed in connection with the release. GlobeNewswire

FRO - NOTIFICATION OF DATE OF RELEASE Q1 2012 RESULTS
Frontline Ltd.'s first quarter 2012 results will be released on Friday May 25, 2012. A press release and a presentation will be distributed in connection with the release and will be made available on the Frontline Ltd. and Oslo Stock Exchange websites, however, contrary to previous quarters there will not be held a live presentation or webcast. GlobeNewswire

SEB: Investment Outlook: Tensions in Europe are making capital markets a challenging territory
The task of European political leaders - striking a balance between austerity and growth - is a challenge that is having an impact on capital markets. Right now the focus is on whether or not Greece will stay in the euro zone, and we are choosing to maintain a high level of preparedness for the coming market turmoil. GlobeNewswire

"Swiss Pension Funds 2012" survey by Swisscanto: Presentation of Results
Swisscanto Holding AG /"Swiss Pension Funds 2012" survey by Swisscanto: Presentation of Results. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

CellaVision introduces CellaVision® Image Capture System for smaller laboratories within a hospital network
Product demonstrations will be taking place at the following shows: ISLH, Nice, France, May 21-24, AACC, Los Angeles, USA, July 15-19 and IFBLS Congress, Berlin, Germany, Aug. 18-22 GlobeNewswire

Mandatory notification of trade in SpareBank 1 SR-BANK ASA's issues
The attached list gives an overview of purchases and sales of subscription rights and subscriptions for shares carried out by primary insiders of SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA and the primary insiders' related parties in connection with the rights offering and the employee offering GlobeNewswire

Revised proposal for REC Board of Directors
Sandvika, May 22, 2012; Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (REC) has received notification from Orkla ASA (Orkla) on a revised proposal for REC Board of Directors GlobeNewswire

Changes in Pöyry PLC's Group Executive Committee
PÖYRY PLC  Company Announcement 22 May 2012 at 09.30 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Bavarian Nordic A/S - Interim Report for the period 1 January to 31 March 2012
KVISTGAARD, Denmark, May 22, 2012 - Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA) today publishes its first quarter 2012 results, showing a DKK 100 million improvement in income before tax compared to 2011. Bavarian Nordic generated revenue of DKK 168 million (2011: DKK 29 million) and recorded a loss before tax of DKK 35 million (2011: DKK 135 million loss) GlobeNewswire

Cryo-Save Group N.V. - Appointment of Ms. Karin Dorrepaal as Non-Executive Director
Cryo-Save Group N.V. (Euronext: CRYO, 'Cryo-Save', or 'the Group'), the leading international stem cell storage company and the largest family stem cell bank in Europe, is happy to welcome Ms. Karin Dorrepaal, PhD, MBA as its new Non-Executive Director. GlobeNewswire

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