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Mukherjee retracts one percent central excise duty on jewellery
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday retracted the decision to impose one percent central excise duty on unbranded precious metal jewellery, thereby bringing a big respite to the protesting jewellers' community. ANI

Bangladesh inflation drops to 9.93 pct, first single-digit rate in 14 months
The overall rate of inflation in Bangladesh during April dropped to single digit for the first time in more than one year, officials said Monday, but expressed fear that the current volatile political situation in the country would likely hinder the trend. ANI

Egypt's foreign reserves increases by 100 million U.S. dollars
Egypt's foreign reserves climbed to 15. 21 billion U.S. dollars at the end of April, versus 15.1 billion U. S. dollars at the end of March, recording an increase by almost 100 million dollars, state-run newspaper al-Ahram reported Monday. ANI

S. Korean shares retreat on weak U.S. jobs data
South Korean shares retreated for three straight sessions on Monday as foreign investors sold local stocks following the weaker-than-expected results of the U.S. employment data, analysts said. ANI

Clinton tells energy-starved India to reduce oil imports from Iran
Visiting United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday urged energy-starved India to reduce its oil imports from Iran to maintain global pressure on that country to come clean on its nuclear program. ANI

Hillary, Mamata likely to discuss FDI
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is meeting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here today and the two are likely to discuss Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail. ANI

Google could face $10mln fine for hacking Apple's Safari browser
Internet search giant Google could face a fine of over 10 million dollars for allegedly hacking Apple's Safari browser to target users with ads, according to a report. ANI

200 million dollar credit to Bangladesh would be written off: Mukherjee
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that India will write off 200 million U.S. dollars of the one billion dollar line of credit offered to Bangladesh. ANI

Harmonic Announces Audio Webcast Presentation at the Jefferies 2012 Global Technology, Media & Telecom Conference
Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that Patrick Harshman, President & CEO, and Carolyn Aver, Chief Financial Officer, will make a presentation at the Jefferies 2012 Global Technology, Media and Technology Conference on May 9, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time). The live audio webcast of the presentation will be available from Harmonic's website, www.harmonicinc ACN Newswire

INNOVATIVE FEDERAL-MOGUL TWO-DIMENSIONAL ULSTRASONIC INSPECTION TECHNIQUE ENABLES HIGH PERFORMANCE PISTONS FOR DIESEL DOWNSIZING
 Piston design allows major vehicle manufacturer to significantly reduce CO2 emissionsNuremberg, Germany, May 7, 2012. The development of a novel two-dimensional (2D) ultrasonic analysis system allows        Â Federal-Mogul Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) to create a new generation of high performance pistons that enable a substantial further step in diesel engine downsizing ACN Newswire

Hong Kong International Medical Fair Opens
The latest medical devices and hospital and laboratory equipment are on show at the third HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair, which opened today and continues through 9 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.North American PavilionsThe three-day event has attracted nearly 170 exhibitors from nine countries and regions ACN Newswire

easyhome Ltd. Reports 2012 First Quarter Results
easyhome Ltd. (TSX: EH), Canada's largest merchandise leasing Company and a growing provider of financial services, today announced its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Don't Be Left Behind, Final Homes Now Selling at Mirasol in Carlsbad
Time is running out for buyers who want to purchase at the popular Mirasol neighborhood, a luxurious new home collection within the resort community of La Costa Greens. Hurry to this prime address by William Lyon Homes, a builder who is committed to offering buyers the opportunity to live better and enjoy enduring value in Carlsbad MarketWire

Discover Stylish New Townhomes at Mirabella by William Lyon Homes
Hurry to Mirabella by William Lyon Homes, where Lot #51 offers a great new home buy within the established master-planned community of Villages of Columbus in Tustin. Priced at $447,990, purchase Mirabella's well-designed Residence 2D townhome on Lot #51 and get moving this September MarketWire

Last Chance to Purchase at the Popular San Carlos Court Neighborhood in Irvine by William Lyon Homes
This is it! San Carlos Court in Irvine is selling its final Residence C2 townhomes and buyers cannot afford to delay their visit to this popular William Lyon Homes neighborhood. With a builder close-out imminent, smart consumers must act immediately to get the Irvine address they want at a price they can't resist. Visit the sales office today or log on www.lyonsancarloscourt MarketWire

UPDATE: A Cappella Sensation Straight No Chaser Announces the #SNClive Fall 2012 Tour; Group to Record Fourth LP This Summer
ATCO/Atlantic recording group Straight No Chaser has announced details for their upcoming #SNClive Fall 2012 Tour. Dates for the fall tour start in Burlington, VT on October 24th and continue through late December (see itinerary below). Tickets will be available to the public starting Friday, May 11th. A full list of Tour Dates will be available on Straight No Chaser's website at www.sncmusic MarketWire

Himalayan Meditation Master Yogmata Returns to NYC and Los Angeles to Offer Workshops on Meditation
Siddha yoga meditation master, Yogmata, based in Japan, returns to New York June 16-17 and then to Los Angeles June 23-24 to offer meditation workshops. The workshops serve participants by teaching them how to focus their awareness so that they can meditate and move towards samadhi, which Yogmata defines as, "the merging of the Self with the Supreme Self, the peace that transcends body and mind MarketWire

Global Technologies Group, Inc. Executes Letter of Intent for Acquisition of 100% Equity of MSE, Inc.
Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) announces that execution of a Letter of Intent (L.O.I.) with the Montana Economic Revitalization and Development Institute, Inc. (MERDI) for the acquisition of 100% of the equity interest of MSE, Inc. and its subsidiaries MSE Technology Applications, Inc., MSE Infrastructure Services, Inc MarketWire

Epicor Cloud ERP Customer Chirch Global Wins Manufacturer of the Year Honors at Manufacturing Leadership 100 (ML100) Awards
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Helix BioPharma Corp. Updates Shareholders on Court Approval of Settlement
Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP)(NYSE Amex: HBP)(FRANKFURT: HBP) announced today that it has obtained an Order of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice approving the settlement that Helix entered into with the Concerned Shareholders and others on March 14, 2012, and dismissing the related court proceedings MarketWire

A Cappella Sensation Straight No Chaser Announces the #SNClive Fall 2012 Tour; Group to Record Fourth LP This Summer
ATCO/Atlantic recording group Straight No Chaser has announced details for their upcoming #SNClive Fall 2012 Tour. Dates for the fall tour start in Burlington, VT on October 24th and continue through late December (see itinerary below). Tickets will be available to the public starting Friday, May 11th. A full list of Tour Dates will be available on Straight No Chaser's website at www.sncmusic MarketWire

Seven Little-Known Ways Sweet Cherries Boost Health and Fight Disease
Everyone loves a fresh batch of sweet cherries, but these delicious treats are not just for tasty pies -- research shows they also pack a major punch when it comes to improving health and helping fend off a number of serious diseases MarketWire

Celebrating National Small Business Week, The Entrepreneur's Source Says "Teach Entrepreneurship Early On"
When thinking about protecting the future of our children, there are many lessons we can all learn from today's economy and job market MarketWire

Hayward(R) Unveils the First LED Pool Light That's Bright Enough to Illuminate a Pool in Vibrant Color With Just One Light
The pool and spa world just got a lot brighter. Hayward® Pool Products unveiled its new Universal ColorLogic® LED lighting, the first color-changing, LED lights that are designed to brilliantly illuminate nearly any existing pool and spa with breath-taking color. MarketWire

HHII Completes Acquisition of Medicare-Certified Home Health Agency
Home Health International Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HHII) is pleased to announce today that is has closed the transaction to acquire Mount Auburn, Inc., a Medicare-certified Home Health Agency located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. MarketWire

Searchlight Minerals Corp. Successfully Completes Continuous Autoclave Tests
Searchlight Minerals Corp. (OTCBB: SRCH) ("Searchlight" or the "Company") today announced the results of tests conducted by an independent Australian metallurgical testing firm (the "Australian Testing Firm") at its facility in Western Australia. MarketWire

Teekay Tankers Announces First Quarter 2012 Earnings Results Conference Call
Teekay Tankers Ltd. (Teekay Tankers or the Company) (NYSE: TNK) plans to release its financial results for the first quarter of 2012 before market open on Thursday, May 17, 2012. MarketWire

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. Announces First Quarter 2012 Earnings Results Conference Call
Teekay LNG Partners (Teekay LNG or the Partnership) (NYSE: TGP) plans to release its financial results for the first quarter of 2012 before market open on Thursday, May 17, 2012. MarketWire

Teekay Announces First Quarter 2012 Earnings Results Conference Call
Teekay Corporation (Teekay or the Company) (NYSE: TK) plans to release its financial results for the first quarter of 2012 before market open on Thursday, May 17, 2012. MarketWire

CH2M HILL Named Water Company of the Year
CH2M HILL (www.ch2mhill.com) has won the Global Water Award for Water Company of the Year. The annual Global Water Awards, sponsored by the International Desalination Association and Global Water Intelligence, distinguish outstanding achievements within the international water industry MarketWire

Natividad Medical Foundation Receives New Grants for Fibromyalgia and Pediatric Unit Refurbishment From Community Foundation for Monterey County and The Hearst Foundations
Natividad Medical Foundation (NMF) has received new grants from Community Foundation for Monterey County and The Hearst Foundations to support the programs and equipment needs of Natividad Medical Center (NMC). MarketWire

Barney's Beanery, Firestone Walker Brewing Company Launch "Boot Camp Beer" to Benefit Marine Corp Scholarships
In an effort to help directly support military families Barney's Beanery and Firestone Walker Brewing Company invite patrons to enlist in a good cause under the banner of Boot Camp Beer, with the sale of each pint of Pale 31 ale generating a 50-cent donation to the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. MarketWire

SOHM Recognized as One of the Fastest Growing Pharmaceutical Companies in India
SOHM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHMN) is a global generic pharmaceutical manufacturer, developer and marketer. They cover a vast range of products for almost all therapeutic segments. They are now established as one of the fastest growing Generic Pharmaceutical companies. MarketWire

Jimmy Fallon Reveals His Assets on New Album Cover "Blow Your Pants Off"
Jimmy Fallon, comedian, musician and late-night host, has finally revealed the highly-anticipated cover artwork of his upcoming album, aptly titled Blow Your Pants Off, in stores June 12 on Warner Bros. Records/LoudMouth Entertainment. The album features a mind-blowing roster of guest stars, including Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Vedder, Dave Matthews and more MarketWire

CORRECTION: Arena Pharmaceuticals Awaits FDA Advisory Committee Meeting
Marketwire issued a news release earlier today on behalf of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ;ARNA) in error entitled, "Arena Pharmaceuticals Awaits FDA Advisory Committee Meeting". This release was issued without the approval of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Editors and other readers are advised to disregard this news release. MarketWire

Portlogic Develops a Proximity Coupon Delivery System for Mobile Phones
Portlogic Systems Inc. (OTCBB: PGSY), a mobile and Internet software developer and kiosk solutions provider for electronic payments, marketing delivery and community communication systems announced today the successful testing of its new proximity coupon push system. The technology can communicate with customers' Bluetooth or Wi-Fi enabled mobile phones within a predetermined area MarketWire

Sorenson Communications Applauds Confirmation of Two New Commissioners to Federal Communications Commission
Sorenson Communications®, the nation's leading provider of Video Relay Services (VRS) for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals who use sign language to communicate, applauded today's Senate confirmation of Ajit Pai and Jessica Rosenworcel to serve on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) MarketWire

TriNet Teams Up With Startup Accelerator TechStars
TriNet, a trusted provider of best-in-class PEO services to small businesses and entrepreneurs, today announced it is joining startup accelerator TechStars to provide HR guidance and resources to help new companies fast-track their business. TechStars was recently recognized as the No. 1 startup accelerator in the world. MarketWire

Liberator to Present at Wall Street 1-2-1 Spring Event
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Kalorama Report Describes Challenges for the Clinical Lab Business
Reimbursement woes have slowed down the market for clinical lab services in the United States, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher said the market was worth approximately $52.1 billion in 2011, increasing just 1.6% from $51.3 billion in 2010 MarketWire

Zenprise to Host Webinar -- Beyond BYOD: Running Your Business on iPad
Zenprise®, Inc., the leader in secure Mobile Device Management (MDM), today announced it is hosting a live webinar discussing moving beyond BYOD to running a business on iPads. This webinar will focus specifically on how businesses can use applications to optimize their mobile strategy. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, May 8th at 2:00 pm ET/11:00 am PT. MarketWire

Good Sam Enterprises, LLC to File 2012 First Quarter Report on May 14th
Good Sam Enterprises, LLC (the "Company") announced that it intends to file on May 14, 2012 its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. The report will be available on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. MarketWire

UnionTown Energy Inc. (UTOG) Enters Into $2.5 Million Investment and Acquisition Agreement to Develop UTOG Oil Assets and Own Shares in a Listed Oil and Gas Company on a European Exchange
UnionTown Energy Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UTOG) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a $2.5 million Investment agreement from NX Petroleum Inc. for the development of the company's Oil assets. MarketWire

Waller Lansden Announces Key Appointments for Two Partners
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP today announced two partners to be appointed to key positions in the firm: MarketWire

California Water Service Group Announces First Quarter 2012 Results
California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT) today announced net income of $1.1 million and earnings per share of $0.03 for the first quarter of 2012, compared to net income of $2.7 million and earnings per share of $0.07 for the first quarter of 2011. The first quarter of 2011 included a favorable one-time tax adjustment of $1.6 million, or $0 MarketWire

CallidusCloud Acquires 6FigureJobs
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, announced its acquisition today of a premier executive career community and job board, 6FigureJobs. The acquisition extends CallidusCloud's Hiring Cloud suite. MarketWire

Star Bulk Announces Date for the Release of First Quarter 2012 Results, Conference Call and Webcast
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the "Company" or "Star Bulk") (NASDAQ: SBLK), today announced that it will release its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 before the market opens in New York on Thursday, May 31st, 2012. Star Bulk's management team will host a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results on the same day, Thursday, May 31st 2012, at 11:00 a.m MarketWire

Paquin Entertainment Exclusively Representing Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Paquin Entertainment Group (PEG) is proud to announce exclusive worldwide representation of Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB), one of the most prestigious dance companies in North America. MarketWire

Essex Property Trust to Present at 2012 Baird Growth Stock Conference
Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in apartment communities located in highly desirable, supply-constrained markets, announced today that Michael J. Schall, President and CEO, will be presenting at the 2012 Baird Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, from 10:10 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. CDT. MarketWire

Dane-Elec Announces USB 3.0 Sport Flash Drive Line
Dane-Elec, a global leader in consumer electronics, is now offering the first products in its USB 3.0 flash drive line-up, the Pro Sport Line. The compact-sized drives of the Sport line deliver SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology in a portable and convenient design. MarketWire

WEPOWER Ecolutions Installs Wind Turbine Near Bay Area BART Rapid Transit
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 proud to announce its installation of the WEPOWER Ecolutions Falcon 12kW Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWTs) to 3rd Street Hydroponics, located in Oakland, CA. MarketWire

Nashville Trio THE FARM to Release Self-Titled Album Debut July 17th, 2012 via All-In Records / Elektra Nashville
Nashville trio THE FARM have announced that their self-titled album will be released on July 17, 2012 via All-In Records / Elektra Nashville. The 11-song debut, co-produced by Farmer Nick Hoffman and hit songwriter Danny Myrick, features the band's first single "Home Sweet Home," which is currently No. 23 on the Mediabase chart MarketWire

Documents Uncovered by Judicial Watch Raise Concerns About Use of Drug for Military Personnel
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered documents from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) detailing more than 2,000 episodes during the past 15 years in which people had serious adverse reactions caused by the anti-malaria drug, mefloquine hydrochloride, commonly known as Lariam® MarketWire

Barona Resort & Casino Is Giving Away $1,000 to One Player Every Fifteen Minutes on Mother's Day
Barona Resort & Casino is celebrating Mother's Day on Sunday, May 13, with a special Rapid Fire giveaway event designed to award one Club Barona member with $1,000 every fifteen minutes from 11:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the first winner being announced at noon. MarketWire

Zacuto Takes The Revenge of the Great Camera Shootout on the Road
The Zacuto/Kessler production The Revenge of the Great Camera Shootout (RGCSO), the latest and most anticipated installment in their camera shootouts, is going on the road! The Revenge Roadshow will be a combination of screenings and product exhibition in major cities across the US and then worldwide. MarketWire

San Diego Regional EDC Honors Ron Fowler With the 2012 Herb Klein Civic Leadership Award
San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation is proud to honor Ron Fowler, noted local businessman and community leader with the 2012 Herb Klein Civic Leadership Award. The award will be presented at the 47th Annual Dinner on May 23, 2012 underwritten by Point Loma Nazarene University, featuring keynote by futurist Dr. James Canton and special guest Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom. MarketWire

LRAD Corporation Announces Fiscal Q2 and First Half 2012 Results
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of long range acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), today reported revenues of $2.4 million and a net loss of $292,000, or $0.01 per diluted share, for its fiscal second quarter ended March 31, 2012. The Company also reported revenues of $6.0 million and net income of $22,000, or $0 MarketWire

CalAmp Enters Into Five-Year $25 Million Supply Agreement With Navman Wireless
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced that it has entered into a five-year supply agreement to provide at least $25 million of fleet tracking products to Navman Wireless, a global leader in GPS-based fleet optimization products and services MarketWire

Dutch Bros. Coffee Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates
Dutch Bros. Coffee, a fun-loving and spirited drive-thru coffee company with nearly 180 locations across the West Coast, has announced that J.D. Power and Associates ranked the company highest in customer satisfaction compared to other coffee companies in its 2012 Specialty Coffee Retailer Satisfaction Report(SM). MarketWire

Pizza Patron(R) Opens New Drive-Thru Store in Coachella
JRT Partners has opened a new Pizza Patrón at 49255 Grapefruit Blvd. MarketWire

Atlantis Computing Partners With VMware to Simplify Infrastructure for VMware View(TM) 5.1
Atlantis Computing™, the leader in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) storage and performance optimization solutions, today announced the release of Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI 3.2™, a solution that enables VMware View™ customers to deploy virtual desktops with no storage MarketWire

Altura Communication Solutions Announces Strategic Partnership With Telecom Brokerage, Inc.
Altura Communication Solutions, an Avaya Platinum Business Partner, with offices nationwide, and Telecom Brokerage, Inc., a national master agent with preferred partnerships with over 50 network providers, announced today their strategic partnership to introduce TBI's managed services to over 6,000 of Altura's customers and prospective business accounts. MarketWire

KAR Auction Services, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), today reported its first quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2012. For the first quarter of 2012, the company reported revenue of $506.9 million as compared with revenue of $484.7 million for the first quarter of 2011, an increase of 5%. Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 increased 6% to $134 MarketWire

First California to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
First California Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCAL) today announced that the company's management is scheduled to present at the following investor conferences: MarketWire

Neuro Kinetics & Johns Hopkins in Clinical Trials for New Diabetic Retinopathy Diagnostic Device
Neuro Kinetics, Inc. (NKI) (www.neuro-kinetics MarketWire

Houston Wire & Cable Company Named One of Forbes Most Trustworthy Companies of 2012
Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWC) (NASDAQ: HWCC), a leading provider of electrical and mechanical wire and cable, has been honored with Forbes' prestigious Most Trustworthy Company Award for 2012. More than 8,000 companies traded on U.S. exchanges are reviewed by their accounting and governance score, or AGR, provided to Forbes by GovernanceMetrics International (GMI). MarketWire

3scale Democratizes APIs With New Free Self-Service API Management Infrastructure
3scale (www.3scale.net), one of the leading players in the API infrastructure market, today announced their new free self-service API management infrastructure platform. The platform removes many of today's barriers to launch and operate web APIs -- enabling any company to provide access to their APIs whilst staying in full control of data volumes, audience and usage. MarketWire

Sun Hydraulics Reports Strong First Quarter Results With Sales of $55 Million and Earnings of $0.41 per Share
Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ: SNHY) today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2012 as follows: MarketWire

ARI Survey Highlights Technology Gap for Fleet Industry
According to the results of a survey released today by ARI®, a leading global fleet services provider, an overwhelming majority (86 percent) of fleet professionals said at least half of their fleet processes could be made more efficient through technology, but less than half (44 percent) said they will invest in new technologies in the coming year MarketWire

Summer Infant, Inc. Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2012 Conference Call
Summer Infant, Inc. ("Summer Infant" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SUMR), a leading developer and distributor of juvenile health, safety, and wellness products, today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012 on Monday, May 14, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time MarketWire

Portfolio Recovery Associates Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAA), a specialized financial and business services company and market leader in the consumer debt purchase and collection industry, today reported its first quarter 2012 results. MarketWire

LabXpress(R) and Advanced Data Systems Collaborate on EHR
LabXpress, a leading clinical laboratory serving AZ, NV, and TX, and Advanced Data Systems (ADS), a major provider of healthcare automation solutions to medical practices of every size and specialty, have successfully collaborated on integrating systems. MarketWire

Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. Reports 2012 First-Quarter Operating Results; EPS From Continuing Operations of $0.07
Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNH) today announced its operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Revamp Your Home With Vintage Flair
Nothing amps up the style in a home quite like a vintage or antique look. Still, many people shy away from antique décor, associating it with hunting through flea markets and excessive spending on one-of-a-kind items. Design duo Robert and Cortney Novogratz are the stars of HGTV's Home by Novogratz and parents to seven children MarketWire

BAML Is No. 1 in Asia Research for a Second Year, Institutional Investor Survey Finds
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, which last year rocketed from No. 8 to No. 1 on the All-Asia Research Team, strengthens its hold on the top spot in Institutional Investor's exclusive annual ranking of the region's best investment-research providers. MarketWire

Teekay Offshore Partners Announces First Quarter 2012 Earnings Results Conference Call
Teekay Offshore Partners (Teekay Offshore or the Partnership) (NYSE: TOO) plans to release its financial results for the first quarter of 2012 before market open on Thursday, May 17, 2012. MarketWire

Ericsson selected by T-Mobile USA for LTE and network transformation
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VEGAS.com Presents Show Stopping Entertainment for Every Type of Mom This Mother's Day
Mother's Day, annually celebrated with flowers and greeting cards, is a time to honor moms for their devotion and unconditional love. This year, the VEGAS.com experts offer an unforgettable gift with Sin City flair that puts your leading lady in the center of all the action. Whether she loves a good laugh or enjoys the finer things in life, the VEGAS MarketWire

Kimora Lee Simmons is Fabulous in New TV Campaign for KLS Prepaid Visa(R) RushCard
Editors Note: There are two photos associated with this press release. MarketWire

Coldwell Banker Commercial Brokers AMP Security Transaction
Coldwell Banker Commercial today announced it has brokered a new five-year lease with AMP Security, a leading customer-focused security company. The Company is now moving its headquarters to North Pointe Business Park, one of American Fork's newest commercial listings MarketWire

Arena Pharmaceuticals Awaits FDA Advisory Committee Meeting
Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) is awaiting its opportunity to readdress the U.S. Federal Food and Drug Administration's Advisory Committee, as it continues to seek approval for its weight-loss drug Locaserin. The meeting is scheduled for May 10, 2012 MarketWire

Azimuth's ACE MX2 MIMO Channel Emulator Delivers Real World Test Capability for MU-MIMO, InterRAT, and Carrier Aggregation Deployments
Azimuth Systems, Inc., a leading provider of comprehensive real world wireless test solutions for 2G/3G/4G, LTE-Advanced and beyond, today announced that its new ACE™ MX2 MIMO channel emulator supports advanced testing configurations such as MU-MIMO, InterRAT, and Carrier Aggregation scenarios MarketWire

Solvay Group - 1st Quarter 2012 Results
Solvay GROUP 1st QUARTER 2012 BUSINESS REVIEW Please find enclosed Solvay's 1st Quarter 2012 Business Review Press release and slides are available onwww.solvay.comThe full press release is available on http://www.solvay.com/ Press Release :http://hugin.info/133981/R/1609580/511275 MarketWire

BlazeMeter CEO Speaks on Application Performance Testing at Ubuntu Developer Summit on May 10th
Ubuntu Developer Summit - BlazeMeter, the load testing JMeter cloud company, today announced that Alon Girmonsky, Founder & CEO of BlazeMeter, will speak about "Extra Large Application Performance Testing" for web service, website or web application developers at the Ubuntu Developer Summit. MarketWire

Computer Software Innovations, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call
Computer Software Innovations, Inc. (OTCBB: CSWI), CSI Technology Outfitters™ ("CSI"), today announced that it will host a conference call on Monday, May 14, 2012 at 4:15 P.M. Eastern Time to discuss the Company's financial and operational results for the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

MULTIMEDIA UPDATE: Lumenpulse Challenges Fluorescent Market With Release of Lumenline Linear LED System
Lumenpulse Inc. today announced the release and availability of Lumenline™, a unique system of indoor linear LED luminaires introducing the benefits of high-quality LED lighting to commercial and institutional environments seeking lower energy and maintenance costs. MarketWire

Boreal Water Was Awarded a Superior Taste Award From International Taste & Quality Institute -- iTQi -- in Brussels, Belgium for Its Natural Spring Water
(PINKSHEETS: BRWC) On April 26, 2012 Boreal Water Collection inc. was awarded a prestigious Superior Taste Award with 2 stars from the International Taste & Quality Institute (iTQi). The official award ceremony will take place in Brussels, Belgium on May 31, 2012 and Mrs. Francine Lavoie CEO will be attending to receive this prestigious award on behalf of Boreal Water Collection. MarketWire

Coastal Capital Acquisition Corp. Acquires 100% of Earth Surfaces of America, Inc.
Coastal Capital Acquisition Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CCAJ) announced today that it has acquired 100% of Earth Surfaces of America, Inc. of Naples, Florida. The acquisition was a stock for stock exchange. Details of the transaction will be more further described in future financial and corporate filings with the OTC Markets organization. MarketWire

3C Network and Aerialogics Fuse Services, Take Participating Roofing Contractors to a Higher Level
The 3C Network (www.3C.com), a technology and business services company serving roofing contractors, and Aerialogics (www.aerialogics.com), a leading aerial measurement technology company, announced the integration of Aerialogics' roofing measurement services into the 3C Network "toolkit MarketWire

Wireless Generation Acquires Intel-Assess
Wireless Generation, a leading education innovator and producer of digital tools for educators nationwide, has acquired Intel-Assess, a six-year-old San Francisco, California-based company that helps school districts meet their instructional goals by providing well-researched, rigorous assessment content to drive student achievement. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MarketWire

Graham Bell Joins Real Intent to Promote Early Functional Verification & Advanced Sign-Off Circuit Design Software
Real Intent Inc., the leading provider of software products that accelerate Early Functional Verification and Advanced Sign-off of electronic designs, announced today that Graham Bell joined the company as Sr. Director of Marketing. Mr MarketWire

Liberator Launches New Investor Website and Executive Team Video
Liberator, Inc. (OTCBB: LUVU) (OTCQB: LUVU), a progressive, vertically integrated company capitalizing on the emerging sexual wellness revolution through the worldwide marketing of the Liberator® brand, today announced the launch of a brand new investor portal and the availability of an online video by Liberator's management geared directly toward investors. MarketWire

Calling All Youth: Put Down the Remote Control, Stop Texting or Playing Video Games -- It's Time to Start Tumbling
The Los Angeles School of Gymnastics will open its doors on Sunday, May 20th from 1-3pm for the school's annual Summer Camp Open House. The free event will allow visitors to tour the facility, meet the instructors, sample camp activities, win freebies and even meet and greet members of the USA National Team: Heather Chan, Shirley Gon-Gibbs and Elizabeth Petrosyan, who will perform onsite. MarketWire

Miller Lite "Backs Pat" by Raising Awareness and Funds to Honor Coach Pat Summitt
Miller Lite is teaming up with the Lady Vol Network, the voice of University of Tennessee women's athletics, to support Pat Summitt in her fight against Alzheimer's by giving Vol and Lady Vol fans a chance to get involved in a number of ways MarketWire

Clarity Solution Group Finalizes Deal to Acquire NxGen Consulting
Chicago-based Clarity Solution Group (Clarity) strengthened its position in the market this week with the purchase of Bay Area-based NxGen Consulting. The announcement expands Clarity's presence in the West, increases collaboration with leading-edge technology companies, and deepens its expertise in data visualization and predictive analytics. MarketWire

Invesco PowerShares Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary of Fastest Growing ETF of 2011
Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, a leading global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), today celebrates the one year anniversary of the PowerShares S&P 500® Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSE: SPLV) which has attracted the highest monthly inflows of all ETFs listed in 2011. MarketWire

Rod Stewart to Kick Off the Grand Opening of the Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds New Buffalo on Saturday, July 7
Four Winds®, the premier gaming destinations in the Midwest, is pleased to announce that it will celebrate the grand opening of its new Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds New Buffalo with a concert by Rod Stewart on Saturday, July 7. Tickets can be purchased beginning on Friday, May 18 at 10 a.m., exclusively through the Ticketmaster® Web site, www.ticketmaster MarketWire

Aristocrat Brings Industry's Best Game, Best System and Ready-Now Online Solution to Southern Gaming Summit
Aristocrat creates the world's greatest gaming experience every day, and now Aristocrat is remixing gaming, bringing the industry's best game, best system and ready-now online solution to Southern Gaming Summit. MarketWire

FX Energy Schedules First Quarter 2012 Results Conference Call
FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) announced today that a conference call to discuss the Company's first quarter 2012 financial and operating results will be held at 4:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May 10, 2012. The call will be hosted by David Pierce, FX Energy's President and CEO. The call will also include a discussion of the Company's current operations MarketWire

Entrepreneur and Acclaimed Speaker Releases New Book, "Entrepreneur You"
Holly Katko, a celebrated keynote speaker, corporate trainer, and owner of U-Connect, announces the launch of her new book, "Entrepreneur You." Katko's breakthrough book empowers entrepreneurs with an inspiring, no-nonsense approach for owning and running a thriving business MarketWire

Tinius Olsen Forges Ahead With Wide-Ranging Line of Hardness Testers
Tinius Olsen, the Horsham, PA, USA-based manufacturer of materials testing machines and systems, has launched a diversified line of new generation hardness testers, which can rapidly and accurately determine the hardness value of a wide variety of materials including metals, plastics, large parts, and small precision parts MarketWire

Lumenpulse Challenges Fluorescent Market With Release of Lumenline Linear LED System
Lumenpulse Inc. today announced the release and availability of Lumenline™, a unique system of indoor linear LED luminaires introducing the benefits of high-quality LED lighting to commercial and institutional environments seeking lower energy and maintenance costs. MarketWire

W2 Energy Initiates Agreement Worth $4,000,000 With Its European Joint Venture Partner
W2 Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) is pleased to announce that it has initiated its agreement with its joint venture partner WH2 of Luxembourg for the manufacturing, sales and distribution of W2 Energy's line of products. The value of the agreement is placed at $4,000,000. MarketWire

Douglass Signs Agreement to Install Gilbarco's Award-Winning Applause(TM) TV With Outcast
Gilbarco Veeder-Root and Outcast, the largest and fastest growing fuel television network, are excited to announce that Texas-based Douglass Distributing has chosen Applause TV with Outcast as the exclusive digital forecourt media provider for all dealer and company owned Lone Star Food Store locations MarketWire

Next-Generation TrenchFET(R) Gen IV 30 V N-Channel Power MOSFETs Feature On-Resistance Down to 1.0 Milliohm at 10 V and 1.35 Milliohms at 4.5 V
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced the first devices in its next-generation TrenchFET® Gen IV family of 30 V n-channel power MOSFETs. Utilizing a new high-density design, the SiRA00DP, SiRA02DP, SiRA04DP, and SiSA04DN offer industry-low on-resistance down to 1.35 milliohms at 4.5 V and low Miller charge, Qgd, down to 1 MarketWire

Mark Netter Named Vice President for Business Development at Agency BLITZ
Mark Netter, 51, has joined strategic digital agency BLITZ (www.BLITZagency.com) as vice president of business development, announced Ivan Todorov, co-founder and CEO. Netter's career spans business development for digital and social media marketing as well as production in film, television, and video games. MarketWire

UPDATE: ZBB Energy Reports Third Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2012
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB), the leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, reported revenues of $1,645,291 and $3,724,069 for the three and nine months ended March 31, 2012, respectively, representing increases of $1,439,320 and $3,283,417, or 699% and 745%, compared to the corresponding fiscal 2011 periods MarketWire

VuQo Premium Vodka Kicks Off Philippine Sales via Duty Free
VuQo Holdings Corporation (PINKSHEETS: VUQO) announces today that VuQo Premium Vodka, the very first vodka distilled out of coconut, will be available for sale in the Philippines through Duty Free Stores. MarketWire

CRUSHarmy: A Free Sales Intelligence Platform as a Service
Today SalesQuest launched the new free CRUSHarmy™ as a service (PaaS) which enables sales reps to search and download 1.5 Million contacts, 2.5 Million sales leads, and 12,000+ mid-market and enterprise company profiles. Users can register for free, build prospecting lists and download results in minutes. MarketWire

Harte-Hanks to Present at Investor Conference on May 10th
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) announced today that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Larry Franklin, and its Chief Financial Officer, Doug Shepard, will be participating at the 2012 Jefferies Global Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Thursday, May 10, 2012. They are expected to discuss matters relating to the company's industry and business activities at the conference MarketWire

Southern Brain & Spine, LLC, Selects the SRS EHR for Its 10 Providers
SRS, the leader in productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance physicians, today announced that Southern Brain & Spine, LLC, has selected the SRS EHR for its 10 providers and 3 locations. The physicians at Southern Brain & Spine provide high-quality, compassionate neurosurgical care to residents of the Greater New Orleans area. MarketWire

Kirusa Platforms Processed a Whopping 600 Million Calls in March
Kirusa, the world's leading developer of Mobile Social Media and Value-Added Services, has announced that its platforms, deployed with over 30 mobile carriers, processed more than 600 million calls in March 2012, creating a new landmark in the company's history. MarketWire

Travelodge Giving Away 100 Free Stays to Celebrate Sleepy Bear's Birthday
In celebration of its beloved mascot's 58th birthday, the Travelodge® hotel brand is launching "Sleepy's Birthday Bonanza Sweepstakes," giving fans of the bear across the U.S. a chance to win their share of 100 free night stays at Travelodge hotels. MarketWire

Correlsense Announces New CEO Ken Marshall
Correlsense, a leading provider of application performance management software, announced that Ken Marshall is joining the company as CEO. Marshall brings his deep experience in leading sales, marketing, and services teams as well as driving rapid growth in emerging technology and services firms MarketWire

Data Storage Corporation Appoints Guy Sanfilippo to Newly Created Position of Director of Sales Engineering
Data Storage Corporation (OTCBB: DTST), a cloud storage and cloud computing company focusing on data protection and business continuity solutions, today announced that it has appointed Guy Sanfilippo as director of Sales Engineering. In this new role, Mr MarketWire

Tongxin Extends Term of Outstanding Warrants by an Additional Year, to Expire on April 30, 2013
Tongxin International Ltd., (PINKSHEETS: TXIC), a China-based manufacturer of engineered vehicle body structures ("EVBS") and stamped parts for the commercial automotive industry, today announced that it has extended the expiration date of its outstanding warrants to April 30, 2013. The previous extension granted on March 9, 2011, had extended the expiration date to March 30, 2012 MarketWire

MichBio to Visit Capitol Hill on Pending User Fee Reauthorizations
MichBio, the biosciences industry association in Michigan, announced today that it is visiting Capitol Hill today and tomorrow. The primary agenda item will be the pending User Fee reauthorizations -- Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) and Medical Device User Fee Act (MDUFA) -- as well as the new Generic Drug User Fee Act and Biologics and Interchangeable Products User Fee Act. MarketWire

PAID Inc. Growing Client Base, On Track for Increased Revenue in 2012
PAID Inc. (OTCBB: PAYDE) (OTCBB: PAYD) has been steadily adding clients and growing revenue in 2012 and is on track for its highest revenue ever in 2012. MarketWire

Skinny Nutritional Corp. Enters Distribution Agreement With Michigan-Based D&B Grocers Wholesale, Inc.
Skinny Nutritional Corp. (OTCBB: SKNY), the maker of Skinny Water® and a leader in the zero-calorie enhanced water category, announced today that is has entered into a distribution agreement with D&B Grocers Wholesale, Inc MarketWire

ASC Signal's Ka-band Antennas to Support Teleport Expansion for European Satellite Operator
ASC Signal has been selected to provide a significant number of Ka-band antennas to one of Europe's major satellite operators to ensure uptime in distributing Pay-TV channels to Europe's extensive base of satellite television users. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. MarketWire

ZBB Energy Gives Termination Notice to Socius CG II, Ltd.
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB), the leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, today announced that it has given notice to Socius CG II, Ltd. (Socius), pursuant to its agreement with Socius, that it has elected to terminate its financing agreement with Socius MarketWire

WorkForce Software Launches EmpCenter 9
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, today announced the release of EmpCenter® 9, the latest version of its workforce management platform. For more than twelve years, organizations have relied on EmpCenter to meet their workforce management needs MarketWire

Zuora Partners With Citrix to Power Metering, Pricing and Billing for Citrix CloudPortal Services Manager(TM)
Citrix Summit MarketWire

Sing Out for Seva: A Benefit for Native American Health Programs Sunday, May 20th, 2012 at 8:00pm PDT
Bay Area cultural icon Wavy Gravy will host a benefit concert on Sunday, May 20th, 2012 at the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz. The show will feature Steve Earle, John Trudell, Peter Rowan, Nina Gerber, Jim Lauderdale, Dave Alvin and Jeremy Goodfeather performing in support of Seva Foundation's Native American Community Health Program. MarketWire

The Town of Vina Receives Smart Government Honor From Revenue Discovery Systems
Revenue Discovery Systems (RDS), a government services company providing revenue enhancement support services to state and local government, announced today that the Town of Vina, Ala., is its 2012 Smart Government Award recipient in the Small Municipality category. MarketWire

Intellum Releases Exceed LMS; Company's Goal Is to Shake Up LMS Market With Innovative Enhancements and Unmatched Efficiencies
Intellum, a privately held technology company based in Atlanta, unveiled a rebranded and enhanced version of its proven learning management system at the annual ASTD conference in Denver MarketWire

GPS Capital Markets Honored as Best Financial Services Company in Utah
GPS Capital Markets (www.gpsfx.com), a provider of corporate foreign exchange services, has been awarded the 2012 Utah's Best of State Award for top financial services provider. GPS sets itself apart with teams of highly experienced banking and finance professionals to deliver truly customized foreign exchange services. MarketWire

Top Sales Magazine Names Consultant to Cisco and Microsoft Partner Programs a Top 50 Sales/Marketing Influencer
Ken Thoreson, author of the award-winning Your Sales Management Guru blog, articles and book series for sales leaders, renowned consultant, columnist and speaker, and Acumen Management Group Principal, was named to Top Sales' "Top 50 Sales & Marketing Influencers for 2012" list MarketWire

Carino's Italian Raises $50,000 for Autism Speaks and Autism Society With Dollar Donation From Every Kid's Meal Ordered in April
Carino's Italian today announced that it successfully reached its goal to raise $50,000 for Autism Speaks and Autism Society by selling 50,000 kid's meals at participating restaurants in April, National Autism Awareness Month. Both organizations will split the charitable contribution 50-50, which will be made through the Carino's Foundation, the restaurant's charitable giving arm. MarketWire

RKF Opens Chicago Office as the Retail Leasing, Investment Sales and Consulting Services Firm Continues Expansion Into Key Urban U.S. Markets
RKF, the country's leading independent real estate firm specializing in retail leasing, investment sales and consulting services, has announced the opening of a Chicago office as part of its ongoing expansion into key urban markets nationwide. This is the firm's seventh office; others include its New York headquarters, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Northern New Jersey, and San Francisco. MarketWire

Peachtree Special Risk Brokers, LLC Names Erik Halvorsen as Senior Vice President
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO), together with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Peachtree Special Risk Brokers, LLC (collectively, the "Company"), today announced that Erik Halvorsen has been named Senior Vice President for Peachtree Special Risk Brokers and will also serve as the Healthcare Practice Group Leader for the Brown & Brown Wholesale Brokerage Division. MarketWire

LBT Attracts Former Philips Lumileds Lighting CEO to its Board of Directors
Light-Based Technologies (LBT) today announced the appointment of Michael Holt, former Chief Executive Officer of Philips Lumileds Lighting, to its board of directors. MarketWire

O2 Secure Wireless, Inc. Provides Update to Shareholders
O2 Secure Wireless, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: OTOW) is pleased to announce that the Company has commenced its national advertising campaign MarketWire

BusinessList.com Traffic Surges; Listings Grow by 25% in 30 Days
TheDirectory.com (PINKSHEETS: SEEK), an emerging leader in the Local Internet search space, today reported that overall site traffic for its www.BusinessList.com portal has surged more than 25% since mid-April. MarketWire

Books-A-Million, Inc. (BAMM) Investor Lawsuit Against Buyout Offer Announced by Shareholders Foundation
The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that an investor filed a lawsuit in State Court for current stockholders of Books-A-Million, Inc. (BAMM) against directors of Books-A-Million in effort to stop the proposed takeover of Books-A-Million by the Anderson family at $3.05 per share. MarketWire

REMINDER: CTI Industries Corporation to Host Conference Call and Live Webcast to Discuss 2012 First Quarter Financial Results
CTI Industries Corporation (NASDAQ: CTIB) today announced that it will host a conference call and live webcast to discuss 2012 first quarter financial results. The conference call and webcast will take place on Monday, May 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time). MarketWire

W. P. Carey Announces First Quarter Financial Results
Investment firm W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

KPN and MindTree Jointly Invest in a Cloud Services Aggregation Platform
MindTree Limited (NSE: MINDTREE), a global IT and Product Engineering Services Company and KPN, the Dutch market leader in ICT services, today announced their partnership to jointly invest in a flexible cloud services aggregator platform for enterprise customers MarketWire

US National Telecom, Inc. Announces Private Placement for Restricted Securities
US National Telecom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: USNL) announces that the Company has agreed to issue restricted preferred securities in exchange for $140,000 in capital. The shares are not registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and will hold a restrictive legend for at least 12 months. MarketWire

American Academy of Dermatology: New Survey Finds People Need to Follow the Clues When It Comes to Spotting Skin Cancer
Doing a little detective work can go a long way in finding skin cancer, the most common form of cancer diagnosed in the United States, at its earliest, most treatable stage. However, a new survey found that many people do not know how to spot skin cancer and are unaware of their risk of developing the disease. MarketWire

1ST Constitution Bancorp Reports a 48% Increase in Net Income for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2012
1ST Constitution Bancorp (NASDAQ: FCCY), parent company of 1ST Constitution Bank, reported net income of $1.16 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012, a 48% increase above the $790 thousand in net income for the first quarter of 2011. Diluted earnings were $0.23 per common share for the three months ended March 31, 2012, compared with $0 MarketWire

ZBB Energy to Present at Baird's 2012 Growth Stock Conference on May 9
Executives from ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB), a distinct leader in energy storage and power control platforms that integrate renewable and conventional sources, have been invited to present at Baird's 2012 Growth Stock Conference. The conference will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on May 8-10, 2012. MarketWire

Restaurateurs and Customers Benefit From Mobuyle(TM) Restaurant Mobile Payment Acceptance Solution From Heartland Payment Systems(R)
2012 National Restaurant Association Show Booth 7813 -- With an increasing number of restaurateurs seeking to accept/process card payments anywhere inside and outside a restaurant, Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY) today unveiled its Mobuyle Restaurant solution, which enables restaurateurs to accept credit, debit and gift card payments through Android smartphones and mobile devices. MarketWire

Richland School District Joins Interop Las Vegas 2012 Panel: Making Mobility Work-Notes From the Field
Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced that its customer Richland School District will participate on a May 10 panel at Interop Las Vegas MarketWire

Avail-TVN and AdGorilla Partner to Bring TVC+ LATINO to Homes Across the United States
Avail-TVN, the leading digital media services company, today announced a partnership with AdGorilla to bring TVC+ LATINO -- a new linear channel offering Spanish-language programming from the most-watched networks in Mexico -- to U.S. audiences MarketWire

Parametric Sound Adds Healthcare to Target Markets for HyperSound(TM)
Parametric Sound Corporation (NASDAQ: PAMT), a leading innovator of directed audio products and solutions, today announced that it has identified healthcare as an additional large market segment for its patented audio technology MarketWire

XcelMobility Enters Discussions With Xinjiang Mobile to Target Mobile Corporate Workforce
XcelMobility Inc MarketWire

Sigma Completes Acquisition of Trident's Digital TV Business Unit and Appoints New General Manager
Sigma Designs®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGM), a leading provider of connected media platforms, today announced that it has completed its asset purchase of Trident Microsystems' Digital Television (DTV) Business MarketWire

Lilee Systems Earns Red Hat Hardware Certification
Lilee Systems, the leading provider of advanced communication systems designed exclusively for the railroad industry, today announced that it has achieved Red Hat Hardware Certification for the company's WMS-2000 Wayside Messaging Server, making it the first Wayside Messaging Server with internal 3G, GPS, and IP KVM options to achieve Red Hat certification MarketWire

Edwards Lifesciences' Chairman and CEO to Exercise Stock Options Under 10b5-1 Stock Trading Plan
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that in May 2012, its chairman and chief executive officer, Michael A. Mussallem, will begin exercising stock options that are near expiration under a pre-arranged stock trading plan under Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934. MarketWire

Josh Groban to Perform Very Special Benefit Concert for Los Angeles County High School for the Arts and His Own Find Your Light Foundation
In keeping with his long-standing commitment to helping young people through arts education, multi-platinum singer, songwriter, and actor Josh Groban will perform a benefit concert to raise support for the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA), and his own Find Your Light Foundation MarketWire

GreenMan Subsidiary Receives EPA Approval for Fifty-Five Caterpillar and Detroit Diesel OUL Vehicular Engine Family Applications
GreenMan Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GMTI) (PINKSHEETS: GMTI) announced that its American Power Group, Inc. (APG) subsidiary has received online notification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") that its recent Clean Alternative Fuel Vehicle and Engine Conversion Submission has been approved for the following Outside Useful Life ("OUL") engines: MarketWire

Schneider Electric Cuts Charging Time With New EVlink(TM) DC Quick Charger for Electric Vehicles
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced U.S. availability of its new EVlink™ DC Quick Charger for electric vehicles (EVs) MarketWire

Goldman Sachs Cloud Computing Conference to Feature Acquia CEO in Application Development Panel
Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that CEO Tom Erickson will participate in a panel discussion on application development in cloud computing during the invitation-only Goldman Sachs Cloud Computing Conference on May 8 at Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park, CA. This year, the event will focus on the next stage of cloud development and global opportunities the cloud presents. MarketWire

Premier Commercial Bancorp Announces 1st Quarter Earnings
Premier Commercial Bancorp (OTCBB: PCBP), parent company of Premier Commercial Bank, N.A., reported unaudited consolidated earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2012 of $403,000, compared to net income of $367,000 for the same period last year. MarketWire

Landis Lifestyle Salons Recognized as Best of State for 2012
Green Endeavors, Inc. (OTCQB: GRNE) (PINKSHEETS: GRNE), a majority owned subsidiary of Nexia Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NXHD) is proud to announce that Landis Lifestyle Salons has been recognized as Best of State-Utah for Hair/Beauty Salons for the second year in a row MarketWire

EverBank Unveils Wealth Management Company
EverBank (NYSE: EVER) has debuted EverBank Wealth Management, Inc. Created to deliver institutional caliber investment strategies to the individual, the new wealth management company uses global diversification to help clients meet their goals through managed volatility and the potential for more consistent returns. MarketWire

Verengo Solar Partners With GRID Alternatives to Install Solar Panels for Qualifying Homes
Verengo Solar, the leading residential solar integrator in California, today announced that it is partnering with GRID Alternatives to install solar electric systems for low-income families through GRID's Sub-Contractor Partnership Program (SPP) MarketWire

Cellcom, Airvana and Taqua Partner to Deliver Femtocell-as-a-Service for Small North American Wireless Carriers Using FemtoCloud Technology
Airvana LLC, the global market share leader in femtocells, along with Taqua LLC, a leading supplier of small cell and convergence switching solutions, in concert with Cellcom, a forward-thinking regional wireless carrier will showcase the world's first FemtoCloud platform at CTIA. Cellcom plans to begin offering FemtoCloud as a service to CDMA North American regional carriers later this month. MarketWire

Media Advisory: As the 2012 Tornado Season Moves Into High Gear MIR3 Urges Employers to Prepare for Disruption
Dozens of tornadoes have already ravaged the Midwest and more recently, Texas, making it clear the season is quickly moving into high gear. MIR3, Inc MarketWire

Fortinet(R) Wins "Best Integrated Security Solution" Award at SC Awards Europe 2012
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that its FortiGate-300C multi-threat security appliance has won the award for "Best Integrated Security Solution" at SC Awards Europe 2012. The announcement was made at the exclusive SC Magazine Awards Gala, held at the London Hilton on Tuesday, April 24. MarketWire

iDSS and mobiManage Partner to Provide Next Generation Data Syndication and Mobile Solutions to Destination Marketing Organizations
iDSS announced today it has joined forces with mobiManage, the largest mobile provider in the Destination Marketing Industry, and introduced the next generation data syndication and mobile marketing solutions to the Destination Marketing industry. The new solution will be robust and affordable and integrated directly into iDSS's comprehensive data syndication and management services. MarketWire

Jasper Design Automation Releases JasperGold(R) Apps to Solve Tough Challenges and Improve Productivity Throughout the Design and Verification Flow
Jasper Design Automation, the leading provider of verification solutions based on formal technology, has announced the availability of its JasperGold® Apps products. JasperGold Apps help customers achieve substantial productivity gains in design and verification through individual Apps within a shared interactive environment that fit into existing verification flows MarketWire

Epson Selects Maxymiser to Improve Online Shopping and Customer Service Experiences With Multivariate Testing & Personalization
Maxymiser, the global expert in online multivariate testing, personalization and optimization solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Epson America to conduct comprehensive website testing, mobile testing and behavioral targeting across its product lines MarketWire

Despite Tough Market Environment, BullTrade "Stock Alerts" Stay 100% Perfect in 2012
There are literally thousands of financial web sites, with countless services available to the common investor. 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

MMRGlobal Announces $5 Million Multi-Channel Rapid Revenue Program
Robert H. Lorsch, Chairman and CEO of MMRGlobal, Inc MarketWire

TripInsurance.com Adds Non-Medical Emergency Evacuation Coverage That Can Help Save Your Life When Disaster Strikes
TripInsurance.com (www.TripInsurance.com), the most trusted online resource to help travelers find the trip coverage they need, today announced that it has added non-medical emergency evacuation coverage as part of its extensive online portfolio of travel coverage MarketWire

AsSeenOnTV.com Surging Growth Through First Four Months of 2012
AsSeenOnTV.com, an exclusive licensed property of As Seen On TV, Inc. (OTCQB: ASTV) (PINKSHEETS: ASTV), a direct response marketing company, is pleased to announce exceptional year-over-year growth through April 30, 2012. MarketWire

Boston Micromachines Awarded Grant From NASA for Space Imaging Research
Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC), a leading provider of MEMS-based deformable mirror (DM) products and adaptive optics systems, announced today that it has been awarded a Phase II contract for $750,000 by NASA's Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) to support NASA's Exoplanet Exploration program MarketWire

TranSwitch Introduces HDmobile(TM), the World's First Unified USB(R), HDMI(R), and DisplayPort(TM) Solution for Mobile Devices
TranSwitch Corporation (NASDAQ: TXCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing consumer electronics and telecommunications markets, today introduced its HDmobile™ transceiver integrated circuit (IC) MarketWire

New York-New Jersey Trail Conference Joins Avenza PDF Maps App Digital Map Store
Avenza Systems Inc., producers of MAPublisher® cartographic software for Adobe® Illustrator® and Geographic Imager® geospatial tools for Adobe Photoshop®, announces that the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference has officially enrolled as a vendor in the Avenza Map Store, accessible through the award-winning PDF Maps app MarketWire

Southern Company Services, Inc. President and CEO a Featured Panelist at DNV KEMA Utility of the Future Leadership Forum 2012
Southern Company Services, Inc. President and CEO Susan Story will be a featured panelist at DNV KEMA's fifth annual Utility of the Future Leadership Forum, "Pathway to excellence." Story will participate in the CEO panel "View from the top: managing in a slow or flat economy" during the DNV KEMA forum, May 14-16, 2012, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C. MarketWire

Reed's Inc. 1st Quarter 2012 Revenues Increase 27%
Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, today announced its revenues for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Methode Electronics Nominated for 2012 Telematics Newcomer Award
Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI), a global designer and manufacturer of electro-mechanical devices, announced today the Company has been nominated for the 2012 Telematics Newcomer Award for its industrial-grade biometric fingerprint sensor solution for motorized vehicles MarketWire

3DVision Technologies Launches New Website
3DVision Technologies is thrilled to announce the launch of its brand-new website located at www.3dvision.com. MarketWire

Cortina Announces Industry's First Industrial Temperature Quad 10G EDC With 1588
Cortina Systems, Inc. (Cortina), delivering innovative technologies that link people and networks worldwide, today announced the CS4317E Electronic Dispersion Compensation (EDC) PHY with IEEE 1588v2 support, the industry's first industrial temperature quad 10G EDC device targeted to non-temperature controlled environments encountered in outdoor and industrial deployments MarketWire

PARC Announces Innovation Council to Share Best Practices Among Clients; "Power of 10" Event Celebrates Ten Years of Incorporation and Practicing Open Innovation
PARC, a Xerox company, launched its first Innovation Council with the goal of building a community of clients to discuss open innovation and share best practices. The council includes 16 executives from 11 companies and six countries, spanning multinational organizations to startups MarketWire

Ohr Pharmaceutical Presents Biodistribution and Safety Data on Squalamine Eye Drops at ARVO 2012 Annual Meeting
Ohr Pharmaceutical Inc. (OTCBB: OHRP) announced today that it presented a poster presentation titled "A Novel Eye Drop Formulation of Squalamine For Exudative AMD: Evaluation Of Ocular Distribution And Ocular Safety In Rabbits" on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2012 Annual Meeting taking place May 6-10, 2012, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. MarketWire

Network Equipment Technologies to Exhibit at the AFCEA Technology Showcase at the DISA Mission Partner Conference
NET Federal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK), announced today that it will be exhibiting at the DISA Mission and Partner Conference, May 7 -10, 2012 at the Tampa Bay, FL Convention Center in booth 543. MarketWire

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Selects John Manning to Lead Acquisition and Logistics Strategic Business Area
AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a government IT solutions provider and one of the top 100 employee-owned companies in the U.S., today announced the appointment of John Manning to vice president of the company's Acquisition and Logistics Strategic Business Area. Mr MarketWire

Matrix42 Brings Security and Flexibility to BYOD Policies
Matrix42 (www.matrix42.com), a leading provider of workplace management solutions, today announced the integration of mobile device management (MDM) with IT service management (ITSM) MarketWire

Amerigo Announces Q1-2012 Financial Results
Amerigo Resources Ltd. (TSX: ARG) - MarketWire

Retriever Communications Unveils New Mobile Application Development Platform for Improved Management of Field Service Workforce
Retriever Communications, a global provider of mobile field force automation, today announced RADE3, an advanced and proven Retriever Application Development Environment (RADE). RADE3 allows businesses to create and deploy device-agnostic native applications to iOS, Android and Windows Mobile directly from the development platform, without having to adjust or write code outside the application. MarketWire

Coca-Cola FEMSA and Grupo Fomento Queretano Successfully Merge Their Bottling Operations
Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: KOFL) (NYSE: KOF) ("Coca-Cola FEMSA" or the "Company"), the largest Coca-Cola franchise bottler in the world, and Grupo Fomento Queretano, S.A.P.I. de C.V. ("Grupo Fomento Queretano") and its shareholders announce the successful merger of Grupo Fomento Queretano's beverage operation with Coca-Cola FEMSA. MarketWire

Fierce, Inc. CEO and Senior Vice President to Speak at 2012 ASTD Conference and Expo
Fierce, Inc., a global leadership development and training company that drives results for businesses by improving workplace communication, today announced that Halley Bock, CEO, and Aimee Windmiller-Wood, S.V.P MarketWire

ZBB Energy Reports Third Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2012
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB), the leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, reported revenues of $1,645,291 and $3,724,069 for the three and nine months ended March 31, 2012, respectively, representing increases of $1,439,320 and $3,283,417, or 699% and 745%, compared to the corresponding fiscal 2011 periods MarketWire

Roy Rogers Introduces Multigrain Rolls
Roy Rogers Restaurants announced today that they will offer a multigrain roll option to guests for any of their sandwiches at no extra cost. The multigrain roll is currently in product testing at three locations, and will be available at all locations on May 21, 2012. MarketWire

Coveo Honored as a 2012 Technology Services Recognized Innovator
Coveo announced it has been named a Spring 2012 Recognized Innovator finalist by the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA), the leading association for today's technology services organizations, at the Technology Services World (TSW) Best Practices conference today in Santa Clara, California. The company was named a finalist in the "Innovation in Products" category. MarketWire

Smartphone Adoption and Ensquared Insurance About to Explode
Ensquared, the #1 authority in Smartphone and iPad Insurance, has recently studied industry and customer data and believes that Smartphone and Tablet adoption in the United States will explode within the next 2 to 5 years. As a result the demand for Tablet and Cellphone insurance should skyrocket. MarketWire

InsideSales.com a CODiE Finalist for 2012 Best Marketing/Public Relations Solution
InsideSales.com, Inc., the recognized leader of cloud-based, sales automation software for inside sales professionals, announces that PowerDialer for Salesforce™ has been named by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) as a 2012 finalist in the category of Best Marketing/Public Relations Solution, Business Software solutions MarketWire

Net Optics' Phantom Virtualization Tap(TM) Now Extends Support Across Multiple Hypervisors -- Xen, Oracle VM, vSphere 5, KVM and More -- for Unprecedented Visibility
Net Optics, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent access and monitoring architecture, has expanded the award-winning capabilities of its milestone Phantom Virtualization Tap™ -- the industry's first and only solution to bridge both physical and virtual environments MarketWire

Essex Woodlands Announces Launch of Bioventus, a Strategic Partnership With Smith & Nephew
Essex Woodlands (www.ewhv.com), a global healthcare growth equity and venture capital firm, announced today the launch of Bioventus LLC, a strategic partnership with Smith & Nephew, the largest UK-based medical device company. MarketWire

WWII Cadet Nursing Corps Memorialized as Ancestry.com Publishes Collection of Records Online
Ancestry.com (NASDAQ: ACOM), the world's largest online family history resource, announced today a collection of more than 300,000 WWII Cadet Nursing Corps Card Files is now available at www.ancestry.com/nursing MarketWire

Qualys Wins Information Security Vendor of the Year at SC Magazine Europe Awards
Qualys®, Inc., a pioneer and a leading provider of cloud information security and compliance management solutions, was honoured with a coveted accolade in the information security sector -- winning the award for the Information Security Vendor of the Year at the 2012 SC Magazine Europe Awards. MarketWire

PriceSmart Announces April Sales
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) today announced that for the month of April 2012 net sales increased 12.3% to $159.1 million from $141.7 million in April a year earlier. For the eight months ended April 30, 2012, net sales increased 21.8% to $1,337.6 million from $1,098.5 million for the eight months ended April 30, 2011 MarketWire

Intersil Introduces Next Generation 40nm Thunderbolt(TM) Solution
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors, today unveiled its active cable solution specifically designed to support Thunderbolt cables. MarketWire

KSW, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
KSW, Inc. (NASDAQ: KSW) today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

ServiceSource Honored as a 2012 Technology Services Recognized Innovator
ServiceSource (NASDAQ: SREV), the global leader in Service Revenue Management (SRM), announced it has been named a Spring 2012 Recognized Innovator finalist by the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA), the leading association for today's technology services organizations, at the Technology Services World (TSW) Best Practices conference today in Santa Clara, California MarketWire

Hardy Reed CEO Scott Reed, Speaker at fi360 Eighth Annual Conference
Hardy Reed, LLC (Hardy Reed) CEO Scott Reed, CIMA®, AIFA®, was an invited speaker at the recent fi360 Eighth Annual Conference on Fiduciary Responsibility in Chicago. He covered the importance of an independent certification from the Center for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX) to endowments and foundations. MarketWire

Institutional Limited Partners Must Accept Blame for Poor Long-Term Returns From Venture Capital, Says New Kauffman Report
A compelling new report out today from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation describes how most institutional investors, including larger state pension funds, endowments and foundations, may be shortchanged by their investments in venture capital funds MarketWire

xMatters Named 2012 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area
xMatters, inc., the relevance engine company, has been named as one of the Best Places to Work in the bay area for 2012 MarketWire

Crossroads to Offer Increased Automation in SPHiNX 8.3
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data protection solutions and services, today announced the upcoming release of SPHiNX 8.3, the latest software update for the holistic data protection and storage appliance that provides highly reliable disaster recovery capabilities from the desktop to the data center. General availability is scheduled for June 29. MarketWire

Crossroads Systems Chairman to Present at JMP Securities Research Conference
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data protection solutions and services, today announced that Steven Ledger, Chairman of the Board, is scheduled to present at the Eleventh Annual JMP Securities Research Conference held May 14-16 at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco, California. MarketWire

NexxtShow Uses Whaleback Managed Services to Deliver Game-Changing Customer Service
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Acer Educare Helps Schools Maximize Their Technology Budgets
Acer America today launched Educare, a unique portfolio of service offerings that extends the life of technology in the classroom and maximizes schools' return on their IT investments MarketWire

Lightower Announces Major Expansions of Fiber Network in Central and Northern New Jersey
Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, announced today several major expansions of its industry-leading all-fiber network in Central and Northern New Jersey. In total, Lightower is adding over 100 route miles of new fiber network throughout the counties of Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Morris, Middlesex, and Mercer. MarketWire

Scribe President and CEO Lou Guercia to Speak on Cloud Integration at All About the Cloud
Scribe, the leader in CRM data integration, announced that Scribe President and CEO Lou Guercia is joining the Cloud Integration panel at All About the Cloud, the industry's leading ISV conference on cloud computing by OpSource and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) MarketWire

AMD Embedded G-Series Platform Now Supports Windows Embedded Compact 7 Real-Time Operating System
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its AMD Embedded G-Series platform now supports Windows Embedded Compact 7, the next generation of the Windows Embedded CE real-time operating system MarketWire

Mitchell Launches Medical Price Index for Auto Casualty Insurers
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today introduced a unique data source to track medical cost inflation and treatment utilization trends impacting the auto casualty market MarketWire

D2 Technologies' Doug Makishima to Review State of VoLTE Deployments at Path to 4G Conference at CTIA 2012
International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 - D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, today announced that chief operating officer Doug Makishima is a panel speaker at the Path to 4G Conference sponsored by FierceWireless, held in conjunction with International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center MarketWire

Appnomic Systems Launches AppsOne 4.0 for Early Detection of Application Performance Issues
SIIA ALL ABOUT THE CLOUD -- Appnomic Systems, a leading provider of automated enterprise and Cloud IT performance management solutions, today introduced release 4.0 of its AppsOne solution. AppsOne 4.0 is the industry's first Application Behavior Learning (ABL) solution to leverage real-time application usage patterns in a three-dimensional (3D) performance management model MarketWire

Oracle Announces Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange @ OpenWorld
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TrustSphere Uses Security Intelligence to Uniquely Counter Social Attacks Against Organizations and Executives
TrustSphere (www.trustsphere.com), a pioneer of digital communication integrity solutions, today announced the availability of TrustVault™, a trust-based technology solution that protects organizations from some of today's most difficult to handle email-based threats. MarketWire

ITNS Files Provisional Patent Application on Revolutionary Carbon Technology in a Multi-Billion Dollar Global Market
Itonis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITNS) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Paramount Discoveries has applied for a provisional patent with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to protect its ability to magnetize carbon with its revolutionary electro-magnetic frequency technology. MarketWire

Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Publishes Pivotal Phase 3 Study Demonstrating Efficacy and Safety of RAYOS(R) (Delayed-Release Prednisone) in Combination With DMARD Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) today announced that the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases has published results from the CAPRA-2 (Circadian Administration of Prednisone in Rheumatoid Arthritis-2) U.S MarketWire

Austin Ventures Promotes Thomas Ball to General Partner
Austin Ventures ("AV"), the most active and established early-stage venture capital firm in Texas, today announced the promotion of Thomas Ball to General Partner. MarketWire

PitchPresence: Tough Leadership Sessions to Uncover Dynamic Executive Storytellers
GettingPresence, the exclusive home for the most serious business and organizational leaders who practice influential communication behaviors and techniques, has added PitchPresence, an exclusive communication coaching program designed solely for company leaders who need to effectively construct, refine, and share their corporate story, armed with the power of an outstanding executive presence. MarketWire

CallidusCloud Kicks Off C3 User Conference
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, today kicks off C3 2012 (CallidusCloud™ Customer Connections), its annual conference of customers, partners, and industry thought leaders. C3 features an unprecedented line-up of industry analysts, thought leaders and sales effectiveness practitioners at leading companies from around the world. MarketWire

Stevia First Corp. Appoints Controller to Establish Proactive Growth Policies
Stevia First Corp. (OTCBB: STVF) ("Stevia First" or the "Company"), an early-stage agribusiness based in California's Central Valley growing region and focused on the industrial scale production of stevia, the all-natural zero-calorie sweetener that is rapidly transforming the food and beverage industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr MarketWire

Prospect Capital Declares Its 46th, 47th, 48th and 49th Consecutive Cash Distributions to Shareholders
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect" or "Company") announced today that Prospect has declared monthly cash distributions to shareholders in the following amounts and with the following record and payment dates: MarketWire

Willbros Announces First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule
Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announces plans to release its first quarter 2012 results on Monday, May 7, 2012 after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Willbros has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Tuesday, May 8 at 9:00 am Eastern Time (8:00 am Central). MarketWire

DISH Network Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) today reported total revenue of $3.58 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, an 11 percent increase compared with $3.22 billion for the corresponding period in 2011. MarketWire

Impac Mortgage Correspondent Lending Team Focuses on Service
Impac Mortgage has entered the residential correspondent lending business. The Company's correspondent lending and capital markets experience dates back to the mid 1990s with over $90 billion in mortgage originations and acquisitions MarketWire

GBI Crosses the Mediterranean With the First 100G Repeatered Submarine Link From Xtera
Gulf Bridge International (GBI), the Middle East's first carrier neutral regional network, and Xtera Communications, Inc. (Xtera), a leading global provider of optical networking solutions, announced what is believed to be the first commercial repeatered submarine cable system in service with 100G technology MarketWire

Cubic to Spotlight Jordanian Training Systems During SOFEX
Cubic will showcase the advanced training systems it has developed for the Kingdom of Jordan and other Middle Eastern nations during the Special Operations and Homeland Security Exhibition (SOFEX) exhibition from May 7-10 at King Abdullah I Airbase in Jordan MarketWire

STWA Issues Investor Newsletter Recapping Achievements in Technology and Commercial Development
STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), a developer of applied solutions for oil and fuel delivery systems in the multi-billion dollar oil pipeline and diesel engine markets, announced today it has issued an Investor Newsletter covering developments and accomplishments in fiscal 2011 and the first quarter of fiscal 2012. The newsletter may be viewed at: http://www.stwa MarketWire

Highpower International, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2012 Financial Results on May 11
Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) and lithium rechargeable batteries and battery solutions, today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012, on Friday, May 11, 2012. The Company will host a conference call that day at 7:00 a.m. Pacific time/10:00 a.m MarketWire

TMP Worldwide Global Vice President to Be Featured Guest on The Bill Kutik Radio Show
TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC, the world's largest digital recruitment advertising agency, announced today that its Global Vice President of Client Development, Steve Ehrlich, will be featured as this week's guest on The Bill Kutik Radio Show MarketWire

Celsius Holdings Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
Celsius Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CELH), the creator and marketer of Celsius®, Your Ultimate Fitness Partner®, today reported their results of operations for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

NaviSite Launches NaviCloud Intelligent Storage
INTEROP 2012 - NaviSite, Inc., a premier provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, today introduced NaviCloud Intelligent Storage (NCIS) that enables enterprises to store, manage, and protect distributed, unstructured content with a flexible and scalable solution MarketWire

Advisory Board to Help Shape Cubic Strategy for the Future of Intelligent Travel
Cubic Transportation Systems (NYSE: CUB) has announced the appointment of a strategic advisory board to support and guide the company's senior management team. MarketWire

Singlewire Releases CallAware 2.0 Emergency Communication Software for InformaCast
Singlewire Software (http://www.singlewire.com), developer of network-centric notification software for overhead paging, mass notification, and emergency communication, today announced the launch of Singlewire CallAware 2.0 for monitoring numbers dialed and call recording. MarketWire

Locus Awarded GSA Contract Under IT Schedule 70
Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in Cloud-computing enterprise software for environmental, energy, air, water, and compliance management, has been awarded the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) General Purpose Commercial Information Technology Equipment, Software, and Services Schedule 70 Contract Number GS-35F-0370Y MarketWire

Syracuse Basketball Icon Jim Boeheim Joins Cellceutix to Fight Cancer
Cellceutix Corporation (OTCBB: CTIX) (the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company developing a novel drug to treat cancers and cancers which have proven resistant to today's cancer therapies (drug-resistant cancers), is pleased to announce that Syracuse University's legendary men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim has joined Cellceutix as an advisor to the Company. MarketWire

Fluor Reports Jump in Revenues, Backlog in First-Quarter 2012 as New Projects Bear Fruit, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Leading engineering, procurement, construction and project management firm Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) (Irving, Texas) reported strong overall growth for the first quarter of 2012, as three of its major segments saw solid gains in revenues and profits, and its consolidated backlog hit an all-time high MarketWire

CTI Industries Corporation First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
CTI Industries Corporation (NASDAQ: CTIB), a manufacturer and marketer of flexible packaging and storage products, laminated films and novelty balloons, today announced its results of operations for the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

Internet Patents Corporation Reports First Quarter 2012 Results and Provides Business Update
Internet Patents Corporation (NASDAQ: PTNT) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 and provided a business update. MarketWire

XTend Medical Corporation (XMDC) Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase JoyFull Genius, Inc.
XTend Medical (PINKSHEETS: XMDC) has signed a Letter of Intent to purchase JoyFull Genius, Inc., a CA-based entertainment company. Once the due diligence process is complete, JoyFull Genius will become a division within the company. MarketWire

Conestoga Energy Subsidiary, Palmer Energy, Puts Stalking Horse Bid on Texas Fuel Ethanol Plant, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Privately held Conestoga Energy Partners LLC (Liberal, Kansas) has formed Palmer Energy, which has put a $9.21 million stalking horse bid on the bankrupt and shuttered fuel ethanol plant, which was initially built for Levelland Hockley County Coop. MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts Antiviral Market at $30 Billion by 2017
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Antivirals Market to 2017 - Increased Uptake of High Priced Combination Drugs will Offset the Impact of Generics in the HIV Therapeutics Market," to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/GBI-Research-v3759/Antivirals-Increased-Uptake-High-Priced-6907623/ MarketWire

Sweet Tooth Secures $2.25M in Seed Financing
Sweet Tooth Inc., a Waterloo, Ontario-based developer of eCommerce customer loyalty software, has secured $2.25 million in funding. Of this, a total of $1.5 million in seed financing will come from OMERS Ventures, the Ontario government funded MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund (IAF) and Points International. An additional $750,000 is forthcoming from other sources. MarketWire

Eco-Safe Completes Installations in Hawaii
Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce completion of the installation of its NSF Registered Ozone Disinfection Systems for the Nijiya Supermarket Chain in their two Hawaiian markets. MarketWire

Ixia to Acquire Anue Systems, Inc.
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), a leading, global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Anue Systems, Inc. ("Anue"), a leading developer of Network Visibility solutions MarketWire

Personal Injury Law Firm Freeman & Freeman Warns of Privacy Threats by Insurance Companies
Southern California personal injury law firm Freeman & Freeman today issued a warning to social media users: "Don't be your own 'star witness' for the defense when posting information on your Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, or other social media site." Stan Freeman, a partner at the firm, states, "Now more than ever, plaintiffs have to beware of what they say and do when using social media sites MarketWire

Six Keys to Selling Your Home in Today's Market
According to the National Association of Realtors, more than 4.25 million homes sold in 2011. That's a lot of real estate and such numbers raise the question: How are sellers doing it? MarketWire

Nordic American Tankers' 1Q2012 Report; Dividend Maintained in 1Q2012; the Company Announces Dividend for the 59th Consecutive Quarter Since the Autumn of 1997
Link to the complete 1Q12 dividend report:http://hugin.info/201/R/1609298/511025.pdfNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE: NAT) ("NAT" or "the Company") today announced that it has declared a dividend of $0.30 per share for 1Q2012. Operating cashflow[1] (a non-GAAP measure) was $11.4m for 1Q2012 -- a significant improvement over 4Q2011 MarketWire

European Austerity Measures and Healthcare Cost Containment Puts Innovation-Driven Pharma Companies Under Pressure
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Pricing and Reimbursement in Generics - European Austerity Measures and Healthcare Cost Containment Puts Innovation-Driven Pharma Companies under Pressure," to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch MarketWire

Registration Phase Underway: Apply Now for the dmexco Seminars and the New Work Labs
As a dialogue-oriented enhancement to the well-established and extremely successful Seminars the dmexco 2012 is now offering a further practice-based Conference format, the new Work Labs, which extends far beyond the pure transfer of knowledge. Exhibitors can register immediately for the dmexco Seminars and Work Labs. MarketWire

MarketResearch.com Announces Distribution of OGAnalysis Research
As the leading distributor of market intelligence, MarketResearch.com is pleased to announce a business partnership with OGAnalysis which allows for the marketing and distribution of OGAnalysis's proprietary market analyses through the MarketResearch.com website. MarketWire

MarketResearch.com Announces Distribution of MWD Advisors Research
As the leading distributor of market intelligence, MarketResearch.com is pleased to announce a business partnership with MWD Advisors which allows for the marketing and distribution of MWD Advisors' proprietary market analyses through the MarketResearch.com website. MarketWire

MarketResearch.com Announces Distribution of Memoori Business Intelligence Research
As the leading distributor of market intelligence, MarketResearch.com is pleased to announce a business partnership with Memoori which allows for the marketing and distribution of Memoori's proprietary market analyses through the MarketResearch.com website. MarketWire

MarketResearch.com Announces Distribution of Apex Insight's Research
As the leading distributor of market intelligence, MarketResearch.com is pleased to announce a business partnership with Apex Insight which allows for the marketing and distribution of Apex Insight's proprietary market analyses through the MarketResearch.com website. MarketWire

Controller IC Market Reached $312 Billion in 2011
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "TOUCH CONTROLLER IC MARKET GLOBAL FORECAST & ANALYSIS (2011 - 2016) BY TECHNOLOGY (ASIC, MCU, Custom Controllers, & Analogue Controllers), BY PRODUCTS TYPES (Resistive, Capacitive, Optical, Infrared, in-cell, & on-cell), BY APPLICATIONS (Entertainment, In," to their collection of Electronics market reports MarketWire

BMO Opens Onshore Representative Office in Abu Dhabi
BMO Financial Group today announced that it has established a representative office in the Middle East. The office will provide regional relationship coverage for institutions in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region and make a broader array of asset management and investment banking services available to its clients in the region. MarketWire

Lattice Announces Revolutionary Power Management Architecture
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced a scalable, in-system upgradable, star topology power management architecture that can be used across a wide range of circuit boards requiring more than 12 power supply rails MarketWire

Northland Resources AB Publishes Bond Listing Prospectus
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(FRANKFURT: NPK)(OSLO: NAUR)(OSLO: NAUR.R) - ("Northland" or "the Company") advises that its wholly-owned indirect subsidiary, Northland Resources AB (publ) has today published a prospectus (the "Prospectus") in connection with the listing on the Oslo Bors of its NOK 460,000,000 and USD 270,000,000 Senior Secured Bond Issue 2012/2017 (the "Bonds"). MarketWire

Industrial Technology Research Institute to Release 291 Patents
Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), the largest applied R&D organization in Taiwan, is set to release 190 cases including 291 patents. ITRI invites private companies to register their bids for these patents before May 29th MarketWire

Colliers International Wins Top Asia Pacific Award for Property Consultancy Marketing and Real Estate Agency Website
Colliers International announces today that it has won the highly acclaimed regional awards of Best Property Consultancy Marketing and Best Real Estate Agency Website for Asia Pacific at the recent Asia Pacific Property Awards 2012-2013, part of the long established International Property Awards. MarketWire

New Phase III Data Show Agile Therapeutics' Low-Dose Patch Is Comparable to Combination Oral Contraceptive in a Comparator Study
Agile Therapeutics today announced new results from a Phase III pivotal trial of AG200-15 (the Agile Patch), Agile's once-weekly low-dose combination contraceptive patch containing ethinyl estradiol (EE) in combination with levonorgestrel (LNG) MarketWire

Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corporation Completes All Required Administrative Filings
Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BCND) announced today that it has completed all filings and paid all required fees to bring the Company current and to complete administrative compliance. MarketWire

CURRENT Announces Market Expansion and Smart Grid Deployment Initiatives in the United Kingdom
CURRENT, a leading global innovator of utility grid infrastructure and software solutions, today announced that UK Power Networks and Western Power Distribution (WPD) have selected the company's Connected Intelligence® power quality analytic sensors for a pilot initiative in the United Kingdom MarketWire

GuestLogix Strengthens Presence in Asia-Pacific Region with Opening of Headquarters in Hong Kong
GuestLogix Inc. (TSX: GXI), the leading global provider of onboard retail and payment technology to airlines and the passenger travel industry, today celebrates the opening of its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong, reinforcing the Company's commitment to expand its global reach and better serve the Asia-Pacific airline market MarketWire

Independence Energy Corp. Announces Completion of Drill Site Preparations at Shields-MEI #105H Horizontal Well in Coleman County, Texas
Independence Energy Corp. (OTCBB: IDNG) (the "Company" or "Independence Energy") is pleased to announce that final site preparations have been completed at the Shields-MEI #105H Horizontal Prospect Well location in Coleman County, Texas MarketWire

Wood Partners Announces Plans to Build Alta Alameda Station in the Diverse and Urban Baker Neighborhood
Perry Mason never lost a case in Denver and a piece of the filmed legacy of the famed fictional defense attorney will be preserved at Alta Alameda Station, a new apartment community to be built by Wood Partners, L.L.C., a national multifamily developer with two other luxury apartment communities in the Denver Metro Area. MarketWire

Versatile Offers Educational Data Center Transformation Symposium
Versatile Communications Inc., a premier IT integrator that specializes in high-availability infrastructure and business solutions, announced today their newest educational workshop focusing on data storage transformation. The workshop is jointly sponsored by Hewlett-Packard (HP) and will take place at Fenway Park, Boston on May 10, 2012 MarketWire

VirtuOz Intelligent Virtual Agents Named Finalist in the TiE50 2012 Awards Program
VirtuOz, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent virtual agents (IVAs) for online marketing, sales, and support, announced today that VirtuOz Intelligent Virtual Agents was named a finalist in the TiE50, Silicon Valley's premier annual awards program. VirtuOz was selected out of 2100 companies nominated, and is one of 140 companies in the running for top honors MarketWire

WhitePages PRO Enhances Its Proprietary Phone Number Intelligence to Help Call Centers Identify Mobile Numbers With Nearly 100 Percent Precision
Today, WhitePages PRO, a division of WhitePages Inc. (www.whitepages.com), announced that it has enhanced its proprietary Phone Number Intelligence to include an expanded set of data designed specifically to help Call Centers more efficiently identify mobile phone numbers with nearly 100 percent precision MarketWire

Danaos Corporation Adds One More 13,100 TEU Containership to Its Fleet and Sells 28-Year-Old Vessel
Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC) today announced that on May 3, 2012 it took delivery of one more newly built containership, the HYUNDAI SMART, expanding its operational fleet to a total of 62 containerships aggregating 336,849 TEU. MarketWire

Thomson Reuters Delivers Critical Trademark Content on Mobile Devices with New Watch Functionality
Watch on SERION® Advanced improves the efficiency of global trademark monitoring NORTH QUINCY, Mass., (April 25, 2012) - Thomson CompuMark, a business of the Intellectual Property & Science division of Thomson Reuters and the global leader in trademark searching and brand protection solutions, today announced the launch of its new Watch on SERION® Advanced GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Creates Most Comprehensive Collection of Searchable Trademark Data in the World
      Trademark professionals able to screen marks from 186 authorities via a single source, including emerging regions in Asia, the Middle East and South America GlobeNewswire

Questus Global Capital Market, Ltd. :Wagner Native Ethanol (WNE) is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with Questus Global Capital Market Ltd (QGCM).
WAGNER NATIVE ETHANOL, LLC GlobeNewswire

Intervest Retail SA : Interim statement by the board of directors for the first quarter of 2012
Stable operating distributable result GlobeNewswire

Report from ÅFs annual general shareholders meeting May 7, 2012
For further information: Viktor Svensson, Director Corporate Information +46 70 657 20 26 Report from ÅFs annual general shareholders meeting May 7, 2012 GlobeNewswire

SEB ImmoInvest real estate fund to be dissolved
In order to safeguard the interest and equal treatment of all the fund-holders in SEB ImmoInvest, it has been decided that SEB ImmoInvest will be dissolved at the latest as of 30 April 2017. GlobeNewswire

Tele2 AB : Annual General Meeting 2012
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) today announced that the Company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) held today voted to support all of the resolutions that the Board of Directors and Nomination Committee proposed to the AGM. GlobeNewswire

Finnish C-level executives worried about cybercrime
Network security company Stonesoft publishes first Cybercrime Barometer GlobeNewswire

Prosafe SE: Q1 2011 results and webcast/teleconference on 23 May 2012
Prosafe SE will publish its results for the first quarter of 2012 on 23 May 2012 at approx. 01:00 p.m. Central European Summer Time (CEST). In connection with the release, Karl Ronny Klungtvedt, CEO and Sven Børre Larsen, CFO will hold a webcast/teleconference the same day at 02:00 p.m. CEST. GlobeNewswire

Annual General Meeting 2012
Investment AB Kinnevik (publ) ("Kinnevik") today held its Annual General Meeting ("AGM"). GlobeNewswire

Nordic American Tankers' 1Q2012 Report. Dividend Maintained in 1Q2012. The Company Announces Dividend for the 59th Consecutive Quarter since the Autumn of 1997.
Link to the complete 1Q12 dividend report:http://hugin.info/201/R/1609298/511025.pdf GlobeNewswire

MagForce to Present at Entry & General Standard Conference 2012 in Frankfurt
MagForce AG /MagForce to Present at Entry & General Standard Conference 2012 in Frankfurt. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Storebrand ASA: Idar Kreutzer resigns as CEO to become managing director of Finance Norway. Odd Arild Grefstad will be appointed acting CEO of Storebrand.
Idar Kreutzer has accepted the position as managing director of Finance Norway[1], and will leave his position as CEO of Storebrand 1 June 2012. Odd Arild Grefstad is appointed acting CEO from this date. Idar Kreutzer will be available for Storebrand until he takes up his new position in Finance Norway 1 September 2012. The process for recruiting a new CEO will start immediately. GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions celebrates opening of carbon capture plant at Mongstad
7 May 2012 - Aker Solution today celebrates the official opening of the carbon capture plant at CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad, which forms a basis for further development of its proprietary carbon capture technology. GlobeNewswire

Lindab's sale of treasury shares
Lindab has completed the sale of 1,000,000 treasury shares as announced in connection with the acquisition of the Polish company, Centrum Klima. GlobeNewswire

Change in the Executive Management Team in EVRY
(Oslo, 7 May 2012) Executive Vice President Thorolf Thorstensen (61) has asked to step down from his position as Head of IT Operations. Mr Thorstensen will be 62 this summer, and he accordingly wishes to move to a less demanding workload than his current position involves. Mr Thorstensen will continue to be the Head of IT Operations until his successor is appointed GlobeNewswire

Redesigned Kauppalehti launches today
Alma Media Corporation Press release May 7, 2012 at 9:00am (EEST) GlobeNewswire

EVRY reports NOK 151 million in EBITA in the first quarter of 2012
(Oslo, 7 May 2012) EVRY, formerly EDB ErgoGroup, reports consolidated operating profit before intangible asset amortisation (EBITA) for the first quarter of 2012 of NOK 151 million. After adjusting for pension effects, this represents an increase of 17% from the first quarter of last year. Pre-tax profit was NOK 148 million as compared to pro forma NOK 82 million in the same quarter of 2011. GlobeNewswire

Medigene Receives EUR 5 Million Milestone Payment from Astellas
MediGene AG /Medigene Receives EUR 5 Million Milestone Payment from Astellas . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Novartis drug pasireotide LAR shows superior efficacy compared to Sandostatin® LAR® in Phase III trial of patients with acromegaly
Novartis International AG /Novartis drug pasireotide LAR shows superior efficacy compared to Sandostatin® LAR® in Phase III trial of patients with acromegaly . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Thunderbird Resorts Inc.: $13.6 Million Sale of Non-Strategic Hotel; $9.5 Million Pay Down of Senior Debt
Thunderbird Resorts Inc. /Thunderbird Resorts Inc.: $13.6 Million Sale of Non-Strategic Hotel; $9.5 Million Pay Down of Senior Debt . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Intervest Offices & Warehouses SA : Interim statement by the board of directors for the first quarter of 2012
Improved operating distributable result per share: € 0,48 (+ 35 %) GlobeNewswire

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