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Yahoo warns Facebook data centers about violating copyrights
Yahoo has warned Facebook that the social networking giant may be infringing on 16 more of its patents. ANI

Business community condemns Manipur bomb attacks
The business community in Manipur has strongly condemned last month's bomb attack at the residence of Dr Madhubala and Dr Jiban here. ANI

Pak Govt consumes 91% of annual budget in just nine months
In an alarming development, the Pakistan federal government has been found to have consumed 91 per cent of the total annual budget in just nine months, while its revenues could not match the reckless spending, resulting in a budget deficit of Rs 1.38 trillion - the highest ever in the country's history. ANI

Zuckerbrerg and Co. to sell $5.5 billion stock of Facebook IPO
Washington, May 4 (AN): Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his employees are set raise a solid amount of money following the company's initial public stock offering later this month. ANI

LinkedIn to aquire Slideshare for $118.8m following 'more than double' profits
After announcing that its first quarter profits had more than doubled, LinkedIn Copr. (LKND), the business networking company, is set to buy the presentation sharing website SlideShare for 118.8 million dollars. ANI

South Africa, India to strive for $15 billion trade target before 2014 deadline
South African President Jacob Zuma has said that India and South Africa will strive to meet their annual trade target of 15 billion dollars before the self-imposed deadline of 2014. ANI

Facebook to be worth $96bn after sale of shares in record breaking flotation
Facebook might be valued at upto 96 billion dollars when it sells its shares to investors this month in a record-breaking flotation. ANI

'Most Favoured Nation' status won't allow Indians to export everything to Pakistan
Speakers at a Trade Development Authority Of Pakistan (TDAP) seminar have stressed the need for expanding trade relations between India and Pakistan, as it would benefit both the countries. ANI

U.S. medium-term outlook "okay": Economist
The U.S. economy is currently facing a slew of problems from high unemployment to a depressed housing sector, but they are still relatively manageable compared to those facing European countries, economist Austan Goolsbee said. ANI

Apple iPad pips rival Android tabs in global shipments during first quarter of 2012
Apple's iPad has pipped its Android-powered tablet computer rivals in global market shipments in the first quarter of 2012, a latest survey has revealed. ANI

Chen & Lin Attorneys-At-Law: Finding the Right Balance in Patent Protection
Patents help companies protect their intellectual property (IP) against the competition, but they also help them compete in the marketplace, says Che-Hung Chen, Managing Partner, Chen & Lin Attorneys-At-Law. IP Counsel must find a balance between thetwo ends of the spectrum to ensure that their IP protection efforts do not become an obstacle for the company ACN Newswire

Ensuring the Long-Term Viability of Jazan Economic City
Jazan Economic City in Saudi Arabia has a well thought out plan to ensure its long term viability, according to Mohammed Nashar, Executive Vice President, Jazan Economic City. "We have a business strategy that is supported by our financial assumptions and reflected in our operating strategy," he adds ACN Newswire

Cannes Lions Honours Mars with Advertiser of the Year 2012 Award
ACN Newswire

InvestmentPitch.com Produces Educational Video Discussing Supply, Demand & Uses of Graphite
Vancouver, British Columbia, May 3, 2012 - InvestmentPitch.com has produced an educational video discussing the supply, demand, and many uses of graphite. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch.com and enter ""graphite supply"" in the search box.Graphite, which evokes images of pencils, golf clubs and tennis rackets, is becoming the darling of the investment community ACN Newswire

AboveNet Announces Record and Meeting Dates for Special Shareholders' Meeting
WHITE PLAINS, NY, May 3, 2012- AboveNet, Inc ACN Newswire

Constellation Brands Enters Into New Senior Credit Facility
Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ), the world's leading premium wine company, announced today that it has entered into a new senior credit facility. The new agreement includes an $850 million five-year revolving credit facility, a five-year $550million term loan A and a seven-year $250 million term loan A-1.The new revolving credit facility is undrawn at this time ACN Newswire

Eastman Board Declares Dividend
The board of directors of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.26 per share on the company's common stock.The dividend is payable July 2, 2012, to stockholders of record as of June 15, 2012.Eastman's chemicals, fibers and plastics are used as key ingredients in products that people use every day ACN Newswire

Endurance Welcomes Michael Warwicker as Head of Endurance Risk Solutions Bermuda; Judy Hart Appointed to New Role of Vice Chairperson of Healthcare Insurance
ACN Newswire

Eastman Announces 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholder Vote Results
At the Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) annual meeting, stockholders: - reelected directors Stephen R. Demeritt, Robert M. Hernandez, Julie F. Holder, Lewis M. Kling and David W ACN Newswire

Advent Software to Host Analyst and Investor Day Event on Friday, May 11, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO - May 3, 2012 - Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), will hold its Analyst and Investor Day in New York on Friday, May 11, 2012, beginning at 9:30 a.m. (EST). The meeting will feature presentations by Advent's executive team covering Advent's key initiatives and strategy.Event: Advent Analyst and Investor Day EventDate: Friday, May 11, 2012 Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m ACN Newswire

Intergraph(R) Webinar on May 8th to Provide Overview of CADWorx & Analysis University, Scheduled for September 24-25 in Houston
Intergraph will host a webinar on May 8, 2012 that will provide an overview of training courses and networking events during CADWorx & Analysis University 2012 (CAU2012), scheduled for September 24-25, 2012 in Houston, Texas USA. MarketWire

Southridge Ramps Up Exploration Targeting 80% of Unexplored Vein System at Cinco Minas
Southridge Enterprises Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRGE) ("Southridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has expanded its previously announced exploration program on February 13, 2012, to include the additional 80% unexplored portion of the known vein system at Cinco Minas. MarketWire

Signature Group Holdings, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
Signature Group Holdings, Inc. ("Signature," the "Company," "we," "us" or "our") (OTCQX: SGGH) (PINKSHEETS: SGGH) today reported results of operations for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Golden Minerals Provides Update of First Quarter Production and Full Year Guidance for Velardena Operations
Golden Minerals Company (NYSE Amex: AUMN) (TSX: AUM) ("Golden Minerals" or "the Company") today provided an update of first quarter 2012 production at the Velardeña Operations along with updated production guidance for full year 2012. MarketWire

A Rewarding Year for Expedia Customers: Expedia Customers Earned 4.3 Billion Points in First Year of Expedia Rewards Program
Expedia.com®, the world's leading online travel agency, today announced that as of its first anniversary, the Expedia Rewards™ program bestowed more than four billion rewards points on Expedia members in the United States. The Expedia Rewards loyalty program allows members to earn points on the hotels, flights, resorts, vacation packages and activities they book on Expedia.com. MarketWire

Rebuilding Together Oakland & Bell Investment Advisors Support National Rebuilding Day
Rebuilding Together Oakland (RTO) and Bell Investment Advisors joined forces to support and execute the repairs of an east Oakland home. MarketWire

United Road Towing Donates $45,000 to the Survivor Fund
United Road Towing (URT) recently donated $45,000 to the Survivor Fund (SF) on behalf of its employees. The Survivor Fund, founded in 2006 and managed by the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum, was started to offer financial support to the families that have lost a loved one in the line of service within industry MarketWire

Tony Hawk: Rad Science Exhibition Premieres May 26 at the Lawrence Hall of Science
If you shred it, they will come MarketWire

Bank of Montreal to Redeem $1,200,000,000 5.20% Series D Medium-Term Notes Second Tranche
Bank of Montreal (the "Bank") today announced its intention to redeem all of its $1,200,000,000 Series D Medium-Term Notes Second Tranche (the "Notes") on June 21, 2012. MarketWire

Silvercorp to Announce Audited Fiscal 2012 Year End Results
Silvercorp Metals Inc. ("Silvercorp") (TSX: SVM)(NYSE: SVM) announced that it expects to release its audited annual financial results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012 after the close of the market on Thursday, May 17, 2012. The previously announced plan to release the unaudited fourth-quarter and unaudited annual results on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 will be cancelled. MarketWire

Tom Martino Endorses Personal Injury Lawyer, Rich Werner, for the Third Year in a Row
The Werner Law Firm is the only personal injury law firm in Colorado to receive Tom Martino's endorsement. Rich Werner has specialized in personal injury law since the early 1980s. After earning his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh, he and his wife settled in Denver, where he started as an associate in some of Denver's largest firms MarketWire

TIBCO Software to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Technology Conference
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that Sydney Carey, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Murray Rode, chief operating officer, will present at the upcoming Bank of America Merrill Lynch Technology Conference being held May 8-9, 2012, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, California. MarketWire

Middlesex Water Company Announces First Quarter Results
Middlesex Water Company (the "Company") (NASDAQ: MSEX), a provider of water and wastewater and related services primarily in New Jersey and Delaware, today announced operating revenues for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 of $23.5 million, down $0.5 million from the same period in 2011. Net income decreased $0.8 million to $1.8 million. Basic and diluted earnings per share were $0 MarketWire

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Notice and Update on Company's Share Repurchase Plan
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the "Company" or "Star Bulk") (NASDAQ: SBLK), a global shipping company focusing on transportation of dry bulk cargoes, announced today: MarketWire

Wholesale Sports Outdoor Outfitters to Relocate Spokane Store
Wholesale Sports Outdoor Outfitters (WSS), one of the Pacific Northwest's largest retailers of hunting, fishing and camping gear announced today that it will relocate its store in the Spokane Valley Mall to a new 34,000 square foot location in NorthTown Mall at the corner of North Division and Wellesley in Spokane. MarketWire

Provident Bank Expands Business Lending Support Team
Provident Bank, a subsidiary of Provident New York Bancorp (NYSE: PBNY), announced it has appointed Denice Aloi-McConnell as Market Credit Executive. She will be responsible for working with business and commercial bankers on lending solutions for their clients with a focus in Rockland County and New Jersey MarketWire

Kid Brands, Inc. to Discuss First Quarter 2012 Results on May 11, 2012
Kid Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KID) today announced that management will host a conference call and audio webcast on Friday, May 11, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss its first quarter 2012 financial results MarketWire

WEPOWER Wind Turbine Making World Famous Park City Ski Resort Green
WEPOWER Ecolutions Inc. (the "Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Holding Corp. (OTCBB: PRHL), an energy-service provider and integrator of clean-energy solutions ("WEPOWER"), is honored to announce the completion of upgrade installation for the Falcon 12kW Vertical Axis Wind Turbine located at Park City Mountain Resort in Park City, Utah. MarketWire

Speakers Announced for LISA's 18th Annual Spring Life Settlement Conference
The Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA) is pleased to announce political analyst and journalist Michael Barone as a keynote speaker for LISA's 18th Annual Life Settlement Conference. Widely regarded, Mr. Barone is one of our country's great political minds. The conference will be held at The Westin Philadelphia, on May 21 through 23, 2012. MarketWire

Santeon Announces Special Update Call Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EST)
Santeon Group, Inc. (OTCBB: SANT) today announced that it will hold a special update call on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EST) to update shareholders and all interested parties on the progress of the Company's business efforts, recently-awarded contracts, its recent 2010 10-K filing, the status of its current year audit and its plans and strategy for 2012/2013 MarketWire

Corporate Housing Associates, LP, Receives Winner of Distinction Award 2012 by Better Business Bureau
Corporate Housing Associates, LP / Woodlands Interim Housing, the largest corporate and temporary housing provider in NW Houston, today announced that they were recognized as a Winner of Distinction from the Houston Better Business Bureau. This is the 3rd year the company has been recognized by the BBB MarketWire

Wahl Launches Online Dog Grooming Destination Amidst Growing Interest
According to a recent study conducted by the American Pet Products Association, people are spending more on their pets than ever before -- and pet grooming is one of the fastest growing areas. The rising interest in pet grooming, combined with the lack of a one-stop pet grooming resource for dog owners, is why Wahl is introducing a new one-stop dog grooming destination, www.wahlpets.com. MarketWire

California's Water Infrastructure to Headline Statewide Conference
Modernizing California's water infrastructure in a time of fiscal uncertainty will be the focus of the Association of California Water Agencies' (ACWA) 2012 Spring Conference & Exhibition in Monterey May 8-11. Themed "A Strong Foundation for Rebuilding California," the event is expected to draw nearly 1,700 local water leaders to the Portola Plaza Hotel and Monterey Conference Center. MarketWire

Zacuto Brings Home Awards From NAB 2012
Zacuto was recognized with two awards at this year's NAB convention that took place in Las Vegas April 16th-19th. The awards honored their new Recoil Technology and their brand new Plasma light. MarketWire

Young Americans and April's Jobs Numbers: Statement by Generation Opportunity President Paul T. Conway, Former Chief of Staff of the United States Department of Labor
Generation Opportunity President Paul T. Conway, former Chief of Staff of the United States Department of Labor (DOL) and the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM), responds to the April 2012 jobs numbers: MarketWire

Research Finds Online Applications Significantly Increase Application Volume for Major Restaurant Chain
Research just completed for a major restaurant chain shows that the use of online applications significantly increases applicant numbers for front-of-house and back-of-house positions. MarketWire

OrthoSensor, Intelligent Orthopedics Leader, Secures an Additional $15 MM in Series B Financing
OrthoSensor, Inc., the leader in intelligent orthopedics, announced that the company has closed on an additional $15 million in Series B Preferred Stock financing, bringing the total Series B investment to $36 million MarketWire

BASF to Build New Formic Acid Plant in Geismar, Louisiana
BASF today announced its plans to build a state-of-the-art production plant for formic acid at its integrated "Verbund" site in Geismar, Louisiana. The new plant will create 20 new jobs and have an annual capacity of more than 50,000 tons. MarketWire

Jenmar International and IOS Technologies Announce Interoperability
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BASF Outlines Plans for Growth in North America
BASF Corporation today said it had a solid start to the year and wants to grow sales in North America by about five percent per year through 2020, driven by strategic capital investments, sustainability-enabling innovations, and optimization of the company's portfolio through acquisitions. MarketWire

Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds Unveils New Waterfall at Luxury Vacation Resort
With the intention of enhancing the woodland garden where the luxury vacation resort is located, owners of Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds recently completed the construction of a new waterfall on the property. The waterfall can be enjoyed by guests of the resort. MarketWire

Multi-Faceted Automotive Mecca Hot Rod City, Home to the World Famous Dezer Collection and Las Vegas Choppers and Tattoo Parlor, Celebrates Its Grand Opening Saturday May 12 From 10-5
Car nuts, bikers, automotive adventurers and anyone in Las Vegas fascinated by unique attractions off the beaten path -- 5115 Dean Martin Drive, just South of Tropicana off the 15 Freeway, to be exact -- are invited to the Hot Rod City Hangout, a fun for all ages open house celebrating the long-awaited grand opening of the city's dynamic new car and motorcycle Mecca, Hot Rod City (www MarketWire

Long Range Systems and SUMOTEXT Announce Mobile Marketing Partnership to the Restaurant Industry
Long Range Systems (LRS) and SUMOTEXT Corporation today announced their joint offering to provide mobile marketing services to the restaurant industry at the International FoodService Marketplace NRA Show 2012. MarketWire

Iconic PFAFF(R) Sewing Brand Celebrates 150 Years With Search for the "World's Most Creative Sewer" and Launch of New Machines
PFAFF®, a leading global brand of premier sewing, embroidery and quilting products, is marking its 150-year anniversary by honoring "Unlimited Creativity." As part of the celebration, PFAFF® is launching the "World's Most Creative Sewer Contest" to engage its consumers and unveiling five new products that continue the brand's legacy of quality and precision. MarketWire

The Buzz Agency (T.B.A.) Lands New Clients
The Buzz Agency, www.thebuzzagency.net, an award-winning South Florida public relations, social media and marketing firm, is pleased to have been awarded a number of new and renewing clients, adding to its impressive roster. MarketWire

Dan Lyne, World Business Chicago, Winner of the 13th Annual ITA CityLIGHTS Award
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) is honored to announce the winner of the 2012 ITA CityLIGHTS Award. MarketWire

Physician Groups Turn to RPost for HIPAA Compliance, Electronic Signatures, and Registered Email Legal Delivery Proof
RPost, the inventor of Registered Email® services, reports on physician and hospital groups turning to RPost for Registered Email legal delivery proof, HIPAA compliant encrypted email, and electronic signature services. MarketWire

Ohio National Elects Huffman to Chairman of the Board
Gary T. "Doc" Huffman, CLU, ChFC, was elected today to the position of Chairman of the Board of Ohio National Boards of Directors, adding to his current titles of President and Chief Executive Officer. MarketWire

Native American Energy Group, Inc. Engages Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP as Special Counsel
Native American Energy Group, Inc. (OTCQB: NAGP) (PINKSHEETS: NAGP) announced today that they have retained attorney Harvey Kesner, Esq. of the New York law firm of Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP as Special Counsel to represent it in the Global Lock matter with the Depository Trust Company, subsidiary of Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation ("DTC") MarketWire

WizIQ Wins the Jury-Award for 'Best Education Webinar Series' in the Category of 'Best Service Providers'
Franchise India, Asia's largest integrated franchise solution company, organized the Indian Education Congress 2012, the nation's largest convention on education, where WizIQ won the 'Best Education Webinar Series' award in the category of 'Best Service Providers.' MarketWire

MichBio Honors Member Companies Recognized as One of Michigan's 50 Companies to Watch
MichBio, the biosciences industry association in Michigan, announced today that two of its members were among those recognized at the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch for 2012 event in Lansing last night. MarketWire

Ultimate Training Munitions Continues to Expand Its U.S. Distribution and Names Atlantic Tactical an Official Dealer
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Commercial and Residential Properties to Sell in May 23-24 Auction
Approximately 300 properties -- most of them in north Georgia and metro Atlanta -- will sell in a two-day real estate auction May 23-24, with John Dixon & Associates conducting the auction. Most of the properties are bank-owned and will sell at absolute auction, with no minimum or reserve bid. MarketWire

Vectren to Present at AGA Financial Forum
Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) will webcast its presentation to the American Gas Association Financial Forum on Monday, May 7, 2012, at 2:30 PM ET. Carl Chapman, Chairman, President and CEO, and Jerry Benkert, Executive Vice President and CFO, will provide an overview of the company's utility and nonutility businesses and key strategies for growth. MarketWire

Elisabeth Harstad and Bjorn Tore Markussen Join DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability Global Leadership Team
Two new senior executives, Elisabeth Harstad and Bjørn Tore Markussen, have joined the global leadership team of knowledge-based energy services company, DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, further strengthening the new company's position in the market. MarketWire

May Is Arthritis Awareness Month; The New Jersey Society of Periodontists Asks, "Do You Know the Periodontal Disease Connection?"
May is Arthritis Awareness Month, and the New Jersey Society of Periodontists (http://www.njperio.org/) would like patients and caregivers alike to be aware of the link between periodontal disease, a chronic inflammatory disease of the gums, and rheumatoid arthritis, a chronic inflammatory disease of the joints. MarketWire

North Dallas Bank Awards Two Scholarships
North Dallas Bank announced Nissi Duarte and Ezra Yu as the recipients of the 2012 James W. Tyra Memorial Scholarship, a four-year renewing scholarship for graduating seniors of local high schools. MarketWire

U.S. Ice Cream Market Tops $25 Billion
Edvard Munch's iconic "The Scream" just sold for a record $120 million at auction in New York, but that's peanuts compared to the very voluble demand for ice cream, as indicated by "Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts in the U.S.," a just-released market research report from Packaged Facts. MarketWire

New Patents Approved in U.S., Canada; Expansion of Evidence-Based Tools for Mental Health
CNS Response, Inc. (OTCBB: CNSO), which provides information designed to support physicians in identifying the best treatments for mental illnesses, announced today that it has received approvals for the Company's sixth and seventh U.S. patent and the second Canadian patent. The patents provide additional protection for the company's neurophysiology-based database and evidence-based tools. MarketWire

BERNINA Announces Winner of First WeAllSew Challenge
BERNINA of America, the world's premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce Erin W. from Appleton, Wis. as the winner of the first WeAllSew Challenge for her upcycled wedding dress. Erin W. received a $1,000 BERNINA gift card and has contributed a feature post about her other upcycled projects on the WeAllSew blog, located at http://weallsew MarketWire

Nokia's comment on class action complaint
Nokia CorporationStock exchange releaseMay 4, 2012 at 16.50 (CET+1)Espoo, Finland - Nokia has become aware of the filing of a securities classaction complaint naming Nokia Corporation as a defendant, filed in the USDistrict Court for the Southern District of New York on May 3, 2012 MarketWire

TicketNetwork.com Announces Mother's Day Gift Guide, Contest
With Mother's Day fast approaching on Sunday, May 13, TicketNetwork.com today announces the launch of an extended celebration that includes a gift-giving guide, special contest, and the team's own Mother's Day memories. MarketWire

Epicor Featured in the 2012 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Epicor® has been selected as one of the 2012 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100, "100 Great Supply Chain Projects MarketWire

BASF Opens New Headquarters Building in Florham Park
BASF Corporation, business partners, state officials, community representatives and neighbors today celebrated the official opening of BASF's new North American headquarters building at 100 Park Avenue in Florham Park, New Jersey MarketWire

Superior Uniform Group Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend
The Board of Directors of Superior Uniform Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGC) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.135 per share, payable May 29, 2012, to shareholders of record May 16, 2012. MarketWire

Show Mom You Were Really Listening This Mother's Day With a Gift That Gives Back
Mother's Day is the one time of year when children of all ages honor their mothers and other significant women in their lives; the ones who show them how to love and enjoy life, and who teach the importance of sharing, giving back, doing good deeds and helping others. This Mother's Day, MyInchofTheEarth MarketWire

StockBrainiac.com: Liberator Inc. Is Turning Up the Heat, Literally
http://www.StockBrainiac.com, The U.S. leader in micro-cap reports, offers quality stock reports to investors looking for the most undervalued companies in the market. Stock Brainiac provides its subscribers with timely information and exclusive reports on U.S. companies with substantial upside potential. Stock Brainiac is the #1 free financial newsletter in the industry MarketWire

WVT Communications Group to Report First Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Conduct Conference Call on May 11, 2012
Warwick Valley Telephone Company (NASDAQ: WWVY) (referred to as WVT Communications Group), the parent company of leading cloud communications pioneers, will release financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012, on Friday, May 11, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. eastern and will conduct a conference call on the same day at 10:00 a.m. eastern. MarketWire

Healthnostics Update on Key Projects
Healthnostics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HNSS) is providing the following update on its key projects. MarketWire

Biostem U.S., Corporation Announces Symbol Change
Biostem U.S., Corporation (OTCQB: BOSM) (PINKSHEETS: BOSM) and (OTCQB: HAIR) (PINKSHEETS: HAIR) CEO, Dwight Brunoehler, announced today that effective Friday May 4, 2012 the company's trading symbol will change to "HAIR." The company's shares will continue to be listed on the OTCQB Over The Counter Market. MarketWire

New Eat-Smart(R) Whey Protein Crisp Bar From iSatori(TM) Now the #1 Selling Gluten-Free Protein Bar at GNC
Today, more and more people are giving up gluten due to wheat allergies, gluten intolerance, celiac disease, and even to help decrease body weight and improve energy. Yet, it can be difficult to find delicious, nutritious, convenient foods to replace standard "on-the-go" foods. And often, people face the difficult tradeoff of taste versus nutrition. MarketWire

Grizzly Gold Announces the Addition of 21 Claims to LB Vixen Property
Grizzly Gold Corp., (OTCBB: GRZG) is pleased to announce the addition of 21 new claims to the LB Vixen property located in Humboldt County, Nevada. MarketWire

Tips for Preventing Moss and Algae Growth in Your Lawn
As summer time approaches, TruGreen recognizes that you want to keep your lawn looking its best. In addition to offering an exceptional lawn care service, we are also here to offer you some tips so you can keep your lawn healthy and beautiful on your own MarketWire

Agile Therapeutics Named Finalist for PACT 2012 Life Sciences Company of the Year
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Ceasefire Selects Epicor ERP to Grow Globally
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Ceasefire Industries Limited, India's most trusted fire safety and security company, has selected the Epicor® next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. MarketWire

BIOLASE Introduces Next Generation Diode Laser, the EPIC 10(TM)
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced the introduction of the EPIC 10™, the next generation of BIOLASE's Total Diode Solution MarketWire

Eyeona Zeroes-In on Retailer and Customer Relationship Management; Announces Executive Appointments
Eyeona, Inc., a mobile app and website that reinforces the relationship between retailers and shoppers by enhancing the consumer buying experience while in-store, today announced a trio of executive appointments to help accelerate the company's roadmap to provide a customer loyalty solution that meets the demands of consumers, partners and retailers alike. MarketWire

Cosi, Inc. Announces Record Date and Subscription Price for Planned Rights Offering
As previously announced, Così, Inc. (NASDAQ: COSI), the fast casual restaurant company, intends to pursue a rights offering for up to $15 million of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share. A record date of May 24, 2012 has been set for the planned rights offering. In addition, the Company announced that the subscription price for the rights offering will be $0.65 per share. MarketWire

Maxymiser to Host Personalization and Customer Experience Optimization Webinar on May 17th With Best-Selling Author, Jeff Hayzlett
Maxymiser, the global expert in multivariate testing, personalization and optimizations solutions, will host a free webinar featuring Jeffrey Hayzlett, CEO of The Hayzlett Group and Best-selling Author on May 17, 2012 at 2:00PM ET MarketWire

TRC to Host Third-Quarter Fiscal 2012 Financial Results Conference Call on May 9
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Chris Vincze and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tom Bennet will host a conference call on Wednesday, May 9 at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss the financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended March 30, 2012. MarketWire

The New 2012 Kuhl Room Air Conditioner
It's a product that will revolutionize the air conditioning industry. Summer is just around the corner, and so are high cooling bills. But now there's a product so technologically advanced, it can help slash your energy costs with just a tap on an app. MarketWire

BrightScope Names the Top 25 Boston Area-Based Companies With the Best 401k Plans
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced its second annual list of the top Boston area-based companies with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $100 million in assets. This year BrightScope has extended the list to include the top 25 companies. MarketWire

RentJuice Unveils New Mobile App, Enables Brokers and Agents to Grab Rental Leads While On-the-Go
RentJuice, provider of lease marketing technology to thousands of real estate property managers and brokers, today announced a major new release of its iPhone and iPad applications, which gives brokers and agents a distinct advantage in fielding leads. Agents can immediately respond to new leads, communicate and share content with them, and trigger RentJuice's convenient online leasing process. MarketWire

MorphoSys to Present at Three Investor Conferences in May
MorphoSys AG /MorphoSys to Present at Three Investor Conferences in May. Processed andtransmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. MorphoSys AG (FSE: MOR; Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) announced todaythat its management will present at three international investorconferences in May MarketWire

Gemini Explorations, Inc. Launches New Corporate Website
Gemini Explorations, Inc. ('Gemini') (PINKSHEETS: GMXS) is pleased to announce the launch of its new corporate website and welcomes investors to visit our website at www.geminimines.com . MarketWire

MMRGlobal Launches MyMedicalRecords Personal Health Record at Mickey Fine Pharmacy
MMRGlobal, Inc MarketWire

Intelligent Living Puts the Ease of Controlling Your World at Your Fingertips
Intelligent Living Corp. ("ILVC") (OTCBB: ILVC), a leading provider of green building and automation solutions, is proud to announce the latest of its technological innovations with "touch & control," ILVC's smart phone SMART HOME app that allows the user to seamlessly monitor and control the functions of their SMART HOME systems from anywhere using either iPhone or Android phone platforms. MarketWire

As Seen On TV, Inc. Hosts Pitch Tank Event at Hardware Show
As Seen On TV, Inc. (OTCQB: ASTV) (PINKSHEETS: ASTV), the parent company of TVGoods, Inc., a direct response marketing company, held an abbreviated Pitch Tank event at the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas, NV over the course of May 1st and 2nd. MarketWire

Worthington Industries Announces New $425 Million Credit Facility
Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WOR) today announced that is has executed a new $425 million five year revolving credit facility. The new revolving credit facility was syndicated with a consortium of banks led by J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and PNC Bank MarketWire

Koppers Holdings Inc. Reports Strong First Quarter 2012 Results
Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) today announced results for its fiscal 2012 first quarter. The results reflect the reclassification of the carbon black facility in Australia as a discontinued operation for all periods presented based on the announced closure and ceasing of operations during the fourth quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. to Host First Quarter Conference Call on Friday, May 11, 2012
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CWCO), which develops and operates seawater desalination plants and water distribution systems in areas of the world where naturally occurring supplies of potable water are scarce or nonexistent, today announced that it has scheduled an investor conference call for 11:00 a.m MarketWire

Dual Electronics Launches Fun and Unique 'Painted Tunes' High-Performance Headphones
Dual Electronics Corporation announced the introduction of Painted Tunes, stylish and fun lifestyle in ear headphones designed to deliver high quality audio performance comparable to much more expensive models MarketWire

Ortsbo Partners With Cameron Thomson For European Sales & Business Development
Ortsbo Inc. (www.ortsbo.com) ("Ortsbo" or the "Company"), the leader in global experiential communications, a subsidiary of Intertainment Media Inc MarketWire

"theBlu" Dives Into Times Square
Wemo Media, the Venice, CA-based entertainment studio, today announced the launch of "theBlu," possibly the largest globally shared art and entertainment experience ever created. Inspired by the world's oceans, "theBlu" is a living and breathing digital art exhibit of ocean habitats and species, created by artists and developers from all over the world MarketWire

Wemo Media Unveils Collaboration and Monetization Platform for Independent Creatives and Developers
Wemo Media, the Venice, CA-based entertainment studio, today announced details of the technology and business infrastructure powering the creation of their ocean-inspired app called "theBlu MarketWire

AMD Appoints Colette LaForce as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Colette LaForce, 39, will join the company as senior vice president and chief marketing officer, reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer Rory Read MarketWire

AltaLink, L.P., Selects Burns & McDonnell to Provide EPC Services for Series of Transmission Projects in Alberta
Burns & McDonnell-Canada has been awarded a 5-year contract by AltaLink, L.P., to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a range of high-voltage transmission line and substation projects throughout the Province of Alberta, Canada MarketWire

Altair Nanotechnologies Announces First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTI) will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. The call is scheduled for Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Shareholders and members of the investment community are invited to participate. MarketWire

Nova LifeStyle's Urban Contemporary Line Draws Buyers at Spring 2012 High Point Market Show
Nova LifeStyle, Inc. (OTCBB: STVS) (website: www.novaLifeStyle.com), a rapidly growing California-based global designer and marketer of modern lifestyle furniture, reported today that its newest Nova-branded lines of urban contemporary sofas were an exceptionally popular draw for furniture buyers from around the world at last week's Spring 2012 High Point Market Show in North Carolina MarketWire

Ixia Demonstrates Data Center and Cloud Readiness Solutions at Interop 2012
INTEROP 2012 -- Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), a leading global provider of converged IP network test solutions, will showcase its latest data center and cloud network validation solutions focusing on all aspects of data center deployment and performance at Interop 2012 in Las Vegas, May 8-10, at booth #1262. The company will also unveil support for the new 802 MarketWire

VirTra Systems Announces Sale to Hudson County, NJ
VirTra Systems (PINKSHEETS: VTSI), a leading provider of firearms training simulation systems to military, law enforcement agencies and other organizations, today announced a sale of its VirTra 300 LE Simulator to Hudson County Office of Emergency Management. MarketWire

Eldorado Brasil Plans Expansion of South America's Biggest Pulp Mill, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Latin America (Cordoba, Argentina) -- Eldorado Brasil (Tres Lagoas, Brazil), a pulp producer, expects to add two production lines at its bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp mill in Tres Lagoas (Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil) in 2017 and 2021, respectively. The project involves the initial construction of a 1 MarketWire

Brookfield Office Properties Reports Strong First Quarter 2012 Results
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) today announced that net income attributable to common shareholders for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 was $352 million or $0.62 per diluted share, compared with $306 million or $0.54 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2011. MarketWire

SDRL - Seadrill Limited announces order of a new harsh environment semi-submersible drilling rig
To benefit from the current strong demandforhigh specification drilling units Seadrill is pleased to announce that it hasentered into a turnkey construction contract with Hyundai Samho Shipyard fortheconstruction of a new harsh environment semi-submersible drilling rig MarketWire

SDRL - Seadrill receives Letter of Award for new build tender assist rig T- 18 in Thailand
Seadrill has received a Letter of Awardfor afive-year contract for the tender assist rig T18 by Chevron ThailandExplorationand Production Ltd. Commencement of operations is scheduled for the firstquarter 2014, following the delivery to Chevron of tender assist rigs T15andT16 during 2013. The estimated value of the five-year contract isapproximatelyUS$235 million. MarketWire

Walter Energy Sees Rising Costs, Weaker Prices Negate Production Gains in First-Quarter 2012, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Leading metallurgical coal producer Walter Energy Incorporated (NYSE:WLT) (Birmingham, Alabama) saw a sharp decline in profits in the first quarter of 2012, as lower coal sales prices and higher operating costs in the U.S MarketWire

Independence Energy Corp. Reports Completion of Upgrades at Quinlan Lease Oil Property in Oklahoma -- Quinlan Project Expected to Be in Full Production Next Week
Independence Energy Corp. (OTCBB: IDNG) (the "Company" or "Independence Energy") is pleased to report that all electrical work has been completed at the Quinlan Lease oil property in Oklahoma. The scheduled electrical work included the installation of a new transformer suitable for operating significant production and water handling upgrades. MarketWire

NW Natural Reports Solid First Quarter 2012 Results
NW Natural (NYSE: NWN) MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 5/4
Pelosi and the Bill of Rights, dilution of stock, vertical food growth, credit repair, oil cleanup, mortgage options; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv MarketWire

Russell Developed Europe Index: Approaching European Elections & Market Performance
Country constituents within the Russell Developed Europe Index have demonstrated a wide range of performances year-to-date as of April 30th, stretching from +20.0% for Denmark to (-16.5%) for Spain, as elections approach later this week in France, Greece and the United Kingdom. MarketWire

Agennix AG to Present at BioEquity Europe 2012 on May 15
Agennix AG (FRANKFURT: AGX) today announced that the Company will give a presentation at the 13th Annual BioEquity Europe 2012 Conference on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 14:00 CET, Level 1, Room Gold 2, at the Marriott Hotel in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. The Company's presentation will be made available on the Agennix website following the event. MarketWire

Russell Frontier & Emerging Markets Indexes: Vietnam, Pakistan, Egypt & Turkey Strong Performers Year-to-Date as of April 30th
The Russell Frontier Index returned +5.7% year-to-date as of April 30, 2012, while the Russell Emerging Markets Index returned +13.2% for the same time period. Both indexes are positive year-to-date after exhibiting negative performance in 2011. MarketWire

MorphoSys AG Reports Results for the First Quarter of 2012
MorphoSys AG /MorphoSys AG Reports Results for the First Quarter of 2012. MarketWire

January to March 2012: Linde continues to achieve profitable growth
Linde AG / MarketWire

Dig-It Underground Inc. Announces Get Down Art's Sales Through April 30th 2012 Are Up
Dig-It Underground Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DIGX) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Get Down Art's January through April 30th 2012 sales over January through April 2011 sales are up over 24% with an increase of net profit of $41,000. This is a great start to this year! MarketWire

Mobile Star Corp. (MBST.QB) Announces Tuesday, May 8, 2012 Week Eleven Shareholder Call And Request for All Shareholders to Call the Company
MOBILE STAR CORP. (OTCQB: MBST) (PINKSHEETS: MBST) The MBST management is eager for this week's shareholder call and encourages all shareholders to call in and participate. MarketWire

Digital Ally, Inc. Schedules Investor Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2012 Operating Results on Friday, May 11, 2012
Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY), which develops, manufactures and markets advanced digital technology products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial security applications, today announced that the Company will host an investor conference call on Friday, May 11, 2012 at 11:15 a.m MarketWire

Intergraph(R) CAESAR II(R) Training Course on Static Piping Analysis Scheduled for June 18-22 in Houston, Texas
Intergraph has scheduled a CAESAR II Productivity Training course on static analysis for June 18-22, 2012, hosted at the Intergraph training facility in Houston, Texas, USA MarketWire

Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $500,000 From Investment in Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. to Inquire About the Lead Plaintiff Position in Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Before the July 2, 2012 Lead Plaintiff Deadline
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. ("Allscripts" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MDRX) during the period between November 9, 2010 and April 26, 2012, inclusive (the "Class Period"). MarketWire

Kemira Oyj: Transfer of the Company's own shares
Kemira OyjStock exchange releaseMay 4, 2012 at 7.00 pm (CET+1) Based on the decision of the Annual General Meeting of Kemira Oyj on March 21, 2012, Kemira Oyj has transferred 10,891 shares to the members of the Board of Directors as part of remuneration of the Board. GlobeNewswire

Nokia's comment on class action complaint
Nokia Corporation Stock exchange release May 4, 2012 at 16.50 (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

The Chairman of the Corporate Assembly of Telenor ASA resigns
 Mr. Jan Erik Korssjøen, the Chairman of the Corporate Assembly of Telenor ASA, today informed that he will resign following the Annual General Meeting of Telenor on 16 May 2012. Korssjøen will also resign from his duty as Chairman of the Nomination Committee. GlobeNewswire

ALDATA SOLUTION OYJ: THE ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL'S DECISION REGARDING THE REDEMPTION PRICE FOR THE MINORITY SHARES IN ALDATA SOLUTION OYJ
Aldata Solution Oyj, Stock Exchange Release, 4 May 2012 at 3.15 p.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

Navamedic ASA : Annual General Meeting 04.05.12
The Annual General Meeting of Navamedic ASA was held on 4 May 2012 at 10 a.m. in Oslo. GlobeNewswire

Actelion's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held in Basel, Switzerland
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Actelion's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held in Basel, Switzerland . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Sanoma completes the divestment of its kiosk operations in Finland, Lithuania and Estonia as well as press distribution operations in Estonia and Lithuania
Stock Exchange Release 4/5/201212:50 GlobeNewswire

Pronova BioPharma ASA : Presentation of Q1 2012 results 11 May, 08:30 CET
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The Main Board of Directors of SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge appointed Jan-Frode Janson as the new CEO on 3 May 2012. Janson comes from the position of Deputy CEO of Fokus Bank.
Jan-Frode Janson was born in 1969. He is a graduate in business management from the Bodø Graduate School of Business and has a doctorate in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Janson has widespread banking experience and a thorough knowledge of the challenges of the finance sector GlobeNewswire

Production April 2012
Stavanger, 4 May 2012: Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) in April 2012 produced 4,584 barrels of oil equivalents (boe) per day. Net realized price in April was USD 115 per boe after adjustments for oil put options, inventory, NGL and gas prices. GlobeNewswire

AIK - Presentation of Aktiv Kapital's first quarter results 2012
Aktiv Kapital's Q1 2012 results will be released on Wednesday 9 May 2012. In connection with the release, a teleconference/webcast will be held as described below: TELECONFERENCE AND WEBCAST A conference call will be held at 09:00 CET on Wednesday 9 May 2012. The presentation will be held by CEO Geir Langfeldt Olsen GlobeNewswire

Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority chooses IT operating services from EVRY
(Oslo, 4 May 2012) The Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority (Arbeidstilsynet) has entered into a strategically important agreement with EVRY for the IT operations of the Authority's data systems. The contract is for an initial period of two years, with the option to extend for a further two years GlobeNewswire

Digital examinations with EVRY
(Oslo, 4 May 2012) The Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training has entered into an agreement with EVRY, formerly EDB ErgoGroup, for the delivery of operations, monitoring and security solutions for the Directorate's portals and websites GlobeNewswire

Nomination Committee's proposals for the 2012 Annual General Meeting
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BIAL Established as new Marketing Partner for Medigene's Drug Veregen® in Spain and Portugal
MediGene AG /BIAL Established as new Marketing Partner for Medigene's Drug Veregen® in Spain and Portugal . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Total awards subsea contract to Aker Solutions
4 May 2012 - Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract by Total E&P Angola, to deliver seven new subsea tree systems to the Dalia field located offshore Angola. Contract value is approximately NOK 470 million. GlobeNewswire

Notification for shareholders of KBC Group - dividend information --- Bericht aan de aandeelhouders van KBC Groep - dividendinformatie
Notification for shareholders of KBC Group - dividend information(Regulated information - 4 May 2012, before trading hours) GlobeNewswire

SeaBird - Report 1st quarter 2012
HIGHLIGHTS GlobeNewswire

CAMPOSOL HOLDING PLC - ANNUAL OVERVIEW 2011
Issuers of listed transferable securities are required to provide Oslo Stock Exchange with an annual statement of information made available to the public, ref. the Securities Trading Act Section 5-11 (first paragraph). Please find an annual overview for Camposol Holding Plc for 2011 attached. For further information, please contact: GlobeNewswire

COP ASA - ANNUAL OVERVIEW 2011
Issuers of listed transferable securities are required to provide Oslo Stock Exchange with an annual statement of information made available to the public, ref. the Securities Trading Act Section 5-11 (first paragraph). Please find an annual overview for Copeinca ASA for 2011 attached. For further information, please contact: CEO Pablo Trapunsky, ptrapunsky@copeinca.com GlobeNewswire

Presentation of Telenor's first quarter results 2012
(Fornebu, 4 May 2012) Telenor will present its financial results for the first quarter 2012 on Tuesday 8 May 2012 at 09:00 hrs Norwegian time/CET. The presentation, which will also be broadcast live over the Internet, will be held in Auditorium Voice, Telenor Expo Visitor Centre at Fornebu near Oslo. The figures will be published on Telenor's website at 07:00 CET. GlobeNewswire

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