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Urgent: China auto sales fall 1.33 pct
China's auto sales fell 1.33 percent year-on-year to 6.42 million units during the first four months of 2012, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said Wednesday. ANI

China, India to push growth in Malaysia
China and India are the two determining factors that will foster Malaysia's economic growth and help it become a developed country by 2020, a senior Malaysian official said. ANI

India, Pak industry leaders agree to share research for mutual benefit
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) have agreed to share research data for mutual benefit and to promote regional potential. ANI

U.S. fuel consumption continues to fall in first quarter of 2012
U.S. crude oil and liquid fuel consumption continued to display weakness in the first quarter this year, falling by 670 barrels per day, or 3.5 percent, from the same period last year, according to a report released by the U.S. Energy Administration Agency (EIA) on Tuesday. ANI

New French wine campaign to tap Chinese market
It may not be known yet if and when French president-elect Francois Hollande will pay his first official visit to China, but Chinese are already guaranteed the arrival of one famous French export-wine. ANI

Indonesia encourages oil firms to go into deep sea
The Indonesian government is pushing oil and gas companies to carry out exploration toward deep-sea where the potential to find large reserves of hydrocarbon is big, paper quoting a senior government researcher as saying on Wednesday. ANI

Yahoo director to quit amid role in CEO's 'bogus degree' scandal
Yahoo director Patti Hart will step down from the board of the embattled Internet firm amid revelations over her role in hiring controversial CEO Scott Thompson. ANI

Now, Egencia Mobile extends to additional platforms
Egencia, the corporate travel arm of Expedia Inc., today launched the next phase of Egencia Mobile, extending their mobile application to android and mobile web devices. ANI

Eastman Executive Vice President to Address Basic Materials Conference Sponsored by Goldman Sachs
Media Advisory Issued May 9, 2012Basic Materials Conference: Ron Lindsay, Executive Vice President Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN),will address the Basic Materials Conference, sponsored by Goldman Sachs,in New York City, on May 23at 9:10 a.m. ET.Live Webcast: The presentation will be webcast live on www.investors.eastman.com . Theslides used by Mr ACN Newswire

Adding Value with Building Information Modelling
Building Information Modelling (BIM) can provide Brazilian infrastructure and property developers with the efficiencies and speed they need, says Eduardo Toledo Santos, Assistant Professor, Department of Construction Engineering, Polytechnic School at University of Sao Paulo ACN Newswire

Draftfcb Back to Sponsor Young talent at Cannes Lions Roger Hatchuel Academy
Draftfcb will again sponsor the Roger Hatchuel Academy for the third straight year in partnership with the 59th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17 to 23 June. Introduced in 2003, the Roger Hatchuel Academy provides a group of international students in advertising, marketing, communications or design an invaluable one week training and education course ACN Newswire

Investing Amidst the Eurozone Crisis
However the global economy or Eurozone crisis pans out, the world is full of investment opportunities, says Trevor Williams, Chief Economist, at Lloyds Bank Wholesale. Family offices in Europe tend to focus on equity markets at home, but now is a good time to consider commodities and emerging markets, he adds ACN Newswire

Transforming Facility Management from a Cost Centre to a Profit Centre
From a 24/7 and 365-days viewpoint, a mere 20 per cent of facilities are being used to their full capacity and capability, says Sophia Brown, Global Facilities Manager, Diageo. "By re-thinking how space can be designed and procured, organisations canoperate in such a way that generates revenue and value," she adds ACN Newswire

FX Alliance Inc. Reports April 2012 Trading Volumes
FX Alliance Inc. ("FXall") (NYSE: FX), the leading independent global provider of electronic foreign exchange trading solutions, today announced total average daily volume for April 2012 of $88.6 billion, a decrease of 2% from the previous month andan 8% increase from April 2011. Average daily volume in April for Relationship Trading and Active Trading was $69.5 billion and $19 ACN Newswire

IBN's Droplet Array Sheds Light on Drug-Resistant Cancer Stem Cells
Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), the world's first bioengineering and nanotechnology research institute, have developed a miniaturized biochip for investigating the effect of drugs on cancer stem cells (CSCs).Published recently in Nano Today, this new technology could boost the development of more effective cancer drugs ACN Newswire

Speech from Mr. Toyoda, President of Toyota, on the Financial Results Announcement for the Fiscal Year to March 2012
Our business environment for the fiscal year to March 2012 was extremely challenging due to losses in production following the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Thai floods, in addition to the unprecedented strength of the Yen.Nevertheless, weachieved Operating Income of 355.6 billion yen thanks to the concerted efforts of our employees, suppliers and dealers to recover production and sales ACN Newswire

Panasonic Verifies the Deodorizing Effects of Air Purifiers with 'nanoe' Electrostatic Atomized Water Particles on Pet Odors
Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has verified the deodorizing effects of air purifiers equipped with a generator of nanoe, nano-sized electrostatic atomized particles produced by applying high voltage to water, in actual pet shops underharsh conditions where pets continually emit odors ACN Newswire

Toyota Announces Year-End Financial Results
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announced financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012.On a consolidated basis, net revenues for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012 totaled 18,583.6 billion yen, a decrease of 2.2 percent compared to the same period last fiscal year. Operating income decreased from 468.2 billion yen to 355 ACN Newswire

Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) and Yamaguchi Univ. Develop New Cultivation Method
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) and National University Corporation Yamaguchi University have jointly developed a new cultivation method for plant growth facilities using light emitting diodes (LEDs). The new method will enable these facilities to shorten shipment cycles and increase the amount of harvest through the irradiation of light optimized for plant growth, using LED chips produced by SDK ACN Newswire

HuMANDATA Launches Altera Cyclone IV USB-FPGA Board
HuMANDATA LTD., a manufacturer of various FPGA/CPLD boards in Japan, today released EDA-301 of USB-FPGA board powered by Altera Corp.'s Cyclone IV E FPGA (EP4CE15F17C8N).HuMANDATA's EDA-301 is equipped with Altera high-spec Cyclone IV E FPGA on acompact, 53 x 54mm PCB ACN Newswire

TDK Launches Embedded mSATA Solid-State Drive with 3 Gbps Serial ATA Support Suitable for Industrial Applications
TDK Corporation has developed the mSATA type SSD (Solid-State Drive) SMG3B series with support for 3 Gbps serial ATA. The products will be available from July 2012.The SMG3B series drives with mSATA interface measure only about 30 mm x 50 mm andoffer storage capacities up to 64 GB. High-speed mSATA implementation achieves actual read access speed of 170 MB per second ACN Newswire

Chiquita Brands International, Inc : Chiquita Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) today released financialand operating results for the first quarter of 2012, reporting comparableincome[1] of $2 million, and a GAAP loss of $11 million on net sales of $793million. For thesame period in 2011, the company reported comparable income of$26 million and GAAP income of $24 million on net sales of $824 million ACN Newswire

Cytomedix Announces Proposed National Coverage Determination Memo by CMS for Autologous PRP Gel in Chronic Wound Care
Cytomedix, Inc MarketWire

United Resource Holdings Group, Inc. Receives a Class II Air Quality Operating Permit
United Resource Holdings Group, Inc MarketWire

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. to Webcast Annual Stockholders Meeting
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company" or "First Midwest") (NASDAQ: FMBI), the holding company of First Midwest Bank, today announced that it will conduct its Annual Stockholders Meeting on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at 9:00 A.M. CT at the Westin Chicago Northwest Hotel, Itasca, Illinois MarketWire

Co-Owner of John Paul Mitchell Systems, Angus Mitchell, Reacts to the Death of Hair Icon Vidal Sassoon
In reaction to the death of the "founder of hairdressing" Vidal Sassoon, Angus Mitchell -- the Co-owner and Artistic Director of Education at John Paul Mitchell Systems & owner of the Angus Mitchell Salon ~ Beverly Hills -- says, "Vidal was a lifelong inspiration, mentor and friend MarketWire

Denver Real Estate Market Shows Signs of Rebound
New data from Metrolist®, the largest real estate multiple listing service (MLS) serving Colorado real estate agents, show another uptick in Denver Metro area home prices as inventories hit their lowest level in three years. MarketWire

Historic Merger of Two Asian Chambers Heralds Asian American Economic Contribution in Central Texas
Today, in the wake of a historic merger announcement of the Texas Asian Chamber of Commerce and the Austin Asian American Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce (GAACC) announces 2012 programming highlights and officers. The Central Texas Asian American population, estimated at 6.5 percent, has doubled in Austin, Texas since 1990 MarketWire

The Mortgage Law Group Knows Knowledge Can Be the Difference Between Keeping and Losing Your Home
In 2011 alone, about $3 billion in losses were recorded. For homeowners, the housing market is only getting tougher and for the thousands of homeowners who are already underwater, scammers are in full force to take advantage of them. MarketWire

Flo Rida Gets Wild; International Superstar Unveils Fourth Album "WILD ONES," Highlighted by the Worldwide Hit Singles, "Good Feeling" and "Wild Ones (Feat. Sia)"; Newest Single "Whistle" Available Now; "WILD ONES" Available in Stores and Online on July 3rd
Fresh off a show-stopping performance on last night's season finale of NBC's The Voice, IMG/Poe Boy/Atlantic recording artist Flo Rida has unveiled details of his highly anticipated new album, "WILD ONES." Highlighted by his worldwide hits "Good Feeling" and "Wild Ones (Feat. Sia)," not to mention the superstar's newest single "Whistle," "WILD ONES" arrives in stores and online July 3rd. MarketWire

Kona Grill's Troy, Michigan Restaurant Sustains Limited Fire Damage
Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, reported that a fire occurred at its Troy, Michigan restaurant early this morning. The fire was contained to the outside patio area and the dining room sustained smoke and water damage. No injuries were reported and restoration efforts are currently underway. The restaurant is expected to reopen within the week. MarketWire

Champagne Reception at Zephyr Real Estate's Newest "Painted Lady" Listing
One of San Francisco's historic Painted Ladies on Postcard Row has just been listed on the market. The First Lady is now available for the first time in nearly 20 years. The iconic home at 710 Steiner Street last sold in 1993 for $575,000. To mark the occasion, Bonnie Spindler, Zephyr's Victorian Specialist, is hosting a champagne reception on Monday, May 14, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. MarketWire

Golden Minerals Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
Golden Minerals Company ("Golden Minerals" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: AUMN) (TSX: AUM) announces first quarter 2012 results. MarketWire

Bud Light Lime Surf Series Oceanside Invitational Announces Stellar Lineup
The Bud Light Lime Surf Series (BLLSS) owned and operated by IMG is proud announce 30 of the 40 confirmed athletes to participate in the BLLSS Oceanside Invitational slated for June 1 - 3 at the Harbor MarketWire

Schreder Introduces New Outdoor Lighting Families at Lightfair International 2012
Schreder Lighting US will introduce several new outdoor lighting families at Lightfair International 2012. Schreder Lighting US will exhibit its line in Booth 1032 at Lightfair, from May 9 through May 11. MarketWire

Peyto Reports First Quarter 2012 Results and 25% Production Per Share Growth
Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. (TSX: PEY) ("Peyto") is pleased to present its operating and financial results for the first quarter of the 2012 fiscal year. Peyto's production per share grew for the tenth consecutive quarter while first quarter operating margins of 76%(1) and profit margins of 26%(2) were consistent with the previous quarter MarketWire

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Mark J. Horwitz Opens a New Office in Chicago's Financial District
Mark Horwitz, the founder of The Horwitz Law Group, opened a new office in the heart of Chicago's Financial District. The new office for his Chicago personal injury law firm is located in the Harris Bank Building on 115 S. LaSalle Street. MarketWire

Golden Star Resources Reports First Quarter Financial Results
Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE Amex: GSS) (TSX: GSC) (GSE: GSR) MarketWire

Judicial Watch Files Brief to Stop MD Community College From Providing In-State Tuition Benefits to Illegal Aliens
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed a new brief (Michael Lee Phillips, et al. v. Board of Trustees Montgomery College (No MarketWire

Ergotron Partnership With Ingram Micro Australia Supports Growth of WellTech Market in Asia
Expanding the reach of its best-of-class product portfolios, Ergotron has extended its partnership with Ingram Micro, the world's largest technology distributor, to include Ingram Micro Australia. Ingram Micro has a long history with Ergotron and is well-positioned to manage Ergotron's wellness-enhancing solutions in the Australian market. MarketWire

Gold Resource Corporation First Quarter Conference Call
Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE Amex: GORO) today announced the timing of its Q1 2012 earnings CEO conference call scheduled for May 11, 2012. Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico. MarketWire

Brookfield Office Properties Hires Philip Wharton to Lead U.S. Development
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) today announced the hiring of Philip Wharton as Senior Vice President, Development, U.S. Commercial Operations. MarketWire

Quantum to Extend Storage Solutions Leadership With Unique and Disruptive Technology for Optimizing Multi-Petabyte Size Stores
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced that it will expand on its leadership position in managing big data content by integrating optimized object storage technology into new tiered storage and management offerings MarketWire

TradeCard's 7th Executive Forum Showcases First-in-Class Supply Chain Innovation in the Cloud
TradeCard, Inc., the supply chain collaboration and global trade platform used by more than 10,000 retailers, brands, manufacturers and service providers, hosted its 7th Annual Executive Forum last week, where over 100 industry leaders shared and discussed best practices for strategic sourcing, supply chain collaboration and trade finance. The all-star program featured: MarketWire

Astro Pak Unveils Largest Contract Precision Cleaning Cleanroom in the United States
Astro Pak Corporation today announced the unveiling of its newly renovated and expanded State-of-the-Art Class 100 and 1000 Cleanrooms for contract precision cleaning. It is the largest and most modern of its kind in the United States. MarketWire

San Diegan Wins $1 Million Jackpot at Barona Resort & Casino Playing Wheel of Fortune Progressive
A San Diego man is enjoying his first day as a millionaire today after winning $1,051,007.68 playing the Wheel of Fortune® MegaJackpot® progressive at Barona Resort & Casino yesterday. MarketWire

Astro Pak Names Tim Sowell Senior Vice President Field Operations, Eastern Region
Astro Pak Corporation today announced the promotion of Tim Sowell as Senior Vice President Field Operations, Eastern Region. Mr. Sowell, will be responsible for overseeing 5 Locations that provide Precision and High Purity Chemical Cleaning and other surface treatment technologies. Mr. Sowell also serves as an executive of the company providing corporate leadership and strategic direction. MarketWire

Supertex Reports Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Fiscal Year-End Results
Supertex, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPX) today reported financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. Net sales for the fourth fiscal quarter were $16,451,000, a 17% increase compared to the prior quarter of $14,066,000 and a 9% decrease compared to $17,983,000 in the same quarter last year MarketWire

Wood Partners to Commence Construction on $27 Million Midtown Delray Community in Delray Beach, Fla.
Multifamily developer Wood Partners announced today that it has closed on a $26.9 million deal to build Midtown Delray, a neighborhood of 116 three-story rental townhomes near downtown Delray Beach. Construction on the new community, which will be spread across 17 buildings totaling nearly 192,000 square feet of living space, is scheduled to begin on July 1. MarketWire

Astro Pak Promotes Robert Pozil as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Astro Pak Corporation today announced the promotion of Robert Pozil as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Mr. Pozil will be responsible for overseeing the corporate sales and marketing programs and departments for the company's Precision and High Purity Chemical Cleaning services. Mr MarketWire

NeuLion Reports $10.4M in Total Revenue for Q1 2012
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the true end-to-end technology service provider for delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device, today announced financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2012. Revenue grew to $10.4 million for the three months ended March 31, 2012. (All amounts are in U.S. dollars.) MarketWire

PageUp People Executive to Discuss Talent Management in High Growth Markets and Neuroscience of Change at HRO Today Forum APAC
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Astro Pak Names Tom Tate Vice President Field Operations, Western Region
Astro Pak Corporation today announced the promotion of Tom Tate as Vice President Field Operations, Western Region. Mr. Tate will be responsible for overseeing 4 Locations that provide Precision and High Purity Chemical Cleaning and other surface treatment technologies. Mr. Tate also serves as a Management Team member providing guidance and leadership to the corporation. MarketWire

Overhill Farms Announces Date and Time of 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Overhill Farms, Inc. (NYSE Amex: OFI) announced that its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific time at the Company's principal executive offices located at 2727 East Vernon Avenue, Vernon, California 90058. MarketWire

Nano-Sensors for Explosive Detection -- University Collaboration Addresses Challenges in Explosive Detection
This month, the Naval Engineering Education Center heads south to check in on the progress being made on a collaborative project involving Tennessee State University and Florida Atlantic University where NEEC investigators and students are looking at ways to detect explosives using nano-sensor technology while protecting troops, saving lives and building the future of our engineering workforce. MarketWire

Tesla Motors Releases First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) today released its first quarter 2012 financial results by posting the current Shareholder Letter on its website. Please visit the investor relations section of the Tesla Motors website at http://ir.teslamotors.com to view the letter and results. MarketWire

Astro Pak Names Dr. Brent Ekstrand as Vice President of Technology & Quality
Astro Pak Corporation today announced the promotion of Brent Ekstrand to Vice President of Technology & Quality. Dr. Ekstrand will be responsible for overseeing the technology advancement, quality programs and department for the company's Precision and High Purity Chemical Cleaning services. Dr MarketWire

Hydromer, Inc. Enters Into Medical Coating Licenses With Three Chinese Medical Device Companies
Hydromer, Inc. (OTCQB: HYDI) (PINKSHEETS: HYDI) announced that during its last fiscal quarter, ending on March 31st, 2012, it had entered into License Agreements with three separate Chinese medical device manufacturers. MarketWire

Astro Pak Names Ray Campbell as Director of Environmental, Health & Safety
Astro Pak Corporation today announced the appointment of Ray Campbell as the Director of Environmental, Health & Safety. Mr. Campbell will be responsible for overseeing all facets of EH&S for the company. MarketWire

JCM Global Signs Global Partnership Agreement With Four Winds Interactive Giving Customers One-Stop Shop for Digital Signage Solutions
JCM Global, the gaming industry's leading supplier of automated transactions and digital displays, has signed a global agreement with Four Winds Interactive (FWi), giving JCM customers the benefit of one-stop shopping for all of their digital signage needs. MarketWire

Astro Pak Promotes Kirk Pilling to Assistant Quality Manager at Its Downey, CA Cleanroom
Astro Pak Corporation today announced the promotion of Kirk Pilling to Assistant Quality Manger at its Downey, CA cleanroom. Mr. Pilling will be responsible for aiding in the oversight of the location's production quality as well as quality systems. Mr. Pilling also serves as a member of the Leadership team at the California cleanroom location. MarketWire

Liberator Signs Agreement With One Pica for Launch of New Web Platform to Capture Increasing Demand for Sexual Wellness Products
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 it has signed an agreement with One Pica, a leading digital commerce agency and top-tier Magento Gold Partner, to launch a comprehensive new online presence for Liberator. MarketWire

Astro Pak Names Naj Wright as Director of Human Resources
Astro Pak Corporation today announced the appointment of Naj Wright as the Director of Human Resources. Mrs. Wright will be responsible for overseeing all facets of the Human Resources department for the company. MarketWire

Astro Pak Names Mary Cheng Marketing & Communications Designer
Astro Pak Corporation today announced the appointment of Mary Cheng as Marketing & Communications Designer at Astro Pak. Mary Cheng will be responsible for providing design content to all of Astro Pak's corporate campaigns and collateral, as well as supporting the Marketing department at-large. MarketWire

U.S.English Chairman Responds to Poll Results Showing Support for Puerto Rico's Commonwealth Status
U.S.English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today released the following statement upon hearing that a majority of Puerto Ricans support the territory's current political status as a Commonwealth. MarketWire

The Mexican Museum Presents: CARAS/CUENTOS ~ FACES/STORIES
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 24, 2012, 6-8 pmExhibition Dates: May 25, 2012 through January 6, 2013 CARAS/CUENTOS ~ FACES/STORIES represents the second in a series of six special exhibitions that draw from The Mexican Museum's permanent collections. This exhibition includes new acquisitions and artworks that have never or rarely been seen by the public MarketWire

Luminus Announces LED Light Engine for Spot Lighting With Embedded Drive Electronics and IP65 Rating
LightFair -- Luminus Devices, Inc. announced today the availability of its new MD10 light engine. This fully contained single chip, high lumen density source is an easy-to-integrate solution. Designed for a variety of indoor and outdoor lighting applications, the MD10 is available in 800 and 1100 lumen output levels and color temperatures of 3000K and 4000K MarketWire

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Lawsuit Deadline Announced by Gilman Law LLP
Leading Investment Losses Law Firm Gilman Law LLP announces that an Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Securities Fraud Lawsuit (NASDAQ: MDRX) has commenced in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Case: 1:12-cv-03297) on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc MarketWire

DG Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
DG® (NASDAQ: DGIT) MarketWire

Document Capture Technologies-DCMT Releases First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Document Capture Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: DCMT), an IP-driven leader in the design, development, manufacture and sale of advanced imaging technologies for over a decade, today announced Q1 2012 revenues of $4.4 million, up 23% over Q1 2011. The Company's $1.7M in gross profit during Q1 2012 was up 41% over Q1 2011 MarketWire

Agiliance to Discuss Making Cyber Risk Management Efficient and Effective to Meet Escalating Regulations at 2012 FS-ISAC & BITS Annual Summit
Agiliance®, Inc., the leading independent provider of Security and Operational Risk Management (SRM) solutions for Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) programs, today announced that its president and chief executive officer, Joe Fantuzzi, has been invited to participate in a panel discussion on the topic of Cyber Risk Management at the 2012 FS-ISAC & BITS Annual Summit MarketWire

KSW, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
KSW, Inc. (NASDAQ: KSW) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $.20 per share, payable on May 24, 2012 to shareholders of record as of May 18, 2012. MarketWire

BIOLASE Reports First Quarter Results
BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI) MarketWire

Three Outstanding Public Relations Professionals to Be Honored at 25th Annual Big Apple Awards
The New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA-NY) today announced the 2012 winners of the chapter's three annual awards. Each year public relations professionals who have shown outstanding leadership and contributions to the industry are recognized with the John W. Hill Award, the Philip Dorf Award and the President's Award MarketWire

APPNATION NYC + TV 3.0
APPNATION, a new kind of conference and exposition company singularly focused on the burgeoning mobile app economy, today announced the final agenda and speaker line-up of industry luminaries for its APPNATION NYC + TV 3.0 Summit, to be held May 15-16, 2012 in New York City. MarketWire

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Reports First-Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (the Company or Universal) (NYSE Amex: UVE), a vertically integrated insurance holding company, reported net income of $9.9 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2012, compared to net income of $13.9 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, for the same period in 2011. MarketWire

Stifel Financial Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) MarketWire

Cytori Provides Business Update; Reports First Quarter Results
During the first quarter of 2012, Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) advanced its cardiac cell therapy product pipeline, grew the commercial business, and strengthened operational and financial performance, which encompasses management of expenses, strategic partnerships, and regulatory approvals MarketWire

Litigation Partner Bruce Casino Joins Sheppard Mullin's Washington, D.C. Government Contracts and Investigations Practice
Bruce J. Casino has joined the Washington, D.C. office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade practice group. Casino joins Sheppard Mullin from Katten Muchin Rosenman in Washington, D.C. MarketWire

Vindicia Named a Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Award
Vindicia, the leading provider of marketing and selling automation for the Digital Economy, announced today that it has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Americas award, a prestigious list honoring the year's most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. MarketWire

Salamon Group, Inc. (SLMU), Through Its Sunlogics Power Fund Management, Inc. Division, Received Authorization to Trade in British Columbia
SALAMON GROUP, INC. (OTCQB: SLMU) (PINKSHEETS: SLMU) received authorization from the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) confirming that they have met the reporting requirements of the BCSC. As a result, BCSC authorized SLMU's shares to trade in the Province of British Columbia, as of May 8, 2012. MarketWire

Hire Announces New CEO
Hire International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLAN) ("Hire" or the "Company") today announced it has promoted Chris Beck its EVP of Sales and President of Soar Consulting, Inc. to be the Company's new CEO. MarketWire

Bell Investment Advisors Sponsors Oakland East Bay Symphony's Season Finale
Again this year, in the tradition of community partnership between business and the arts, Bell Investment Advisors is the official sponsor of the Oakland East Bay Symphony's season finale. The concert, "Do That Voodoo," a rare blend of jazz and symphonic music, will be conducted by Maestro Michael Morgan on Friday, May 18 in downtown Oakland at the historic Paramount Theatre. MarketWire

Qualstar Appoints Lawrence D. Firestone CEO and President
Qualstar® Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a manufacturer of automated tape storage solutions and high efficiency power supplies, announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Lawrence D. Firestone to the position of Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company, to succeed Mr. William J. Gervais, who will retire as of June 15, 2012. Mr MarketWire

Mi'kmaq Successful in Renewable Energy Application
The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq Chiefs have been named one of the latest recipients of the Community Feed-In Tariff Program by the Nova Scotia Department of Energy. The 4MW wind project at Whynotts Settlement, in the Bridgewater area, is being jointly developed by juwi Wind Canada and Community Wind Farms Inc MarketWire

Ceph Included in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Inktank, the first company to offer enterprise-level services and support for the open source, massively scalable distributed storage system Ceph, today announced that the Ubuntu project has included Ceph in its newest release, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. MarketWire

Havas: Havas Media Launches Havas Media Ortega in the Philippines
INDUSTRY HEAVYWEIGHTS JOIN FORCESWITH HAVAS MEDIA AS IT LAUNCHES IN THE PHILIPPINES MarketWire

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

Sitoa Global Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Sitoa Global Inc. (OTCQB: STOA) (PINKSHEETS: STOA) ("Sitoa" or the "Company"), an e-commerce solutions and service provider, reported today financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 MarketWire

MEplusYOU (Formerly imc2) CFO, Evelyn Henry Miller, Awarded Outstanding CFO by D Magazine
MEplusYOU, a strategic and creative agency formerly known as imc(2), is honored to announce that Evelyn Henry Miller, the agency's chief financial officer, was named Outstanding CFO of a Midsize Public Company by D Magazine. The honor recognizes talented corporate finance pros that play an integral role in North Texas companies. Ms MarketWire

One Liberty Properties, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
One Liberty Properties, Inc. (NYSE: OLP), an owner of a geographically diversified portfolio of retail, industrial, office and other properties primarily under long term leases in the United States, today announced operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Insulet Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® Insulin Management System, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Transition Networks Demonstrates New Smart Media Conversion(TM) Technology
Transition Networks Inc., a worldwide leader in fiber networking and media conversion technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCS), today announced it will demonstrate its new patent-pending Smart Media Conversion™ technology at the Interop IT Conference and Expo. MarketWire

Cisco Announces Key Technology Partners of Cisco House
In the spirit of collaborative working, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is delighted to announce five key technology partners as supporters of Cisco House -- an inspirational experience created to illustrate transformational opportunities for countries, cities and organisations today and in the future. MarketWire

Psychic Abilities of Chip Coffey to Be Witnessed at Seminole Casino Hollywood During Upcoming Free Show
Internationally acclaimed psychic, medium, and paranormal investigator, Chip Coffey, will showcase his amazing abilities at the Seminole Casino Hollywood in South Florida on Saturday, May 19 at 8 p.m. His appearance will cap off the casino's "Psychic Saturday" game promotion from 2 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., when members of the Seminole Player's Club can play every half hour to win up to $1,000 cash. MarketWire

ExamWorks Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
ExamWorks Group, Inc. (NYSE: EXAM), a leading provider of independent medical examinations ("IMEs"), peer reviews, bill reviews and related services, today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

Danaos Corporation Reports First Quarter Results for the Period Ended March 31, 2012
Danaos Corporation ("Danaos") (NYSE: DAC), a leading international owner of containerships, today reported unaudited results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

OneShield Honored With 2012 Insurance IT RAVE Award for Dragon(R) Policy
OneShield, Inc., a provider of flexible, enterprise-class and content-rich policy and billing core systems for property/casualty insurers, is pleased to announce that OneShield Dragon® has won a 2012 Insurance IT RAVE Award in the policy administration category. MarketWire

Leading Climate Innovation Indexes Rank Covanta as Top Energy Company, 11th Overall
Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a leading global owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste projects, has been named among the top 11 U.S. companies in the Maplecroft Climate Innovation Indexes (CIIs), the single most exhaustive study of how U.S.-based multinational corporations manage and adapt to climate change, with a special focus on innovation. This year, 360 of the largest U.S MarketWire

Perceptron Reports Very Strong Third Quarter Profit
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP) today announced results for the third quarter ended March 31, 2012. Net sales in the third quarter of fiscal year 2012 increased 43.4% to $20.3 million, from $14.1 million in the third quarter of fiscal year 2011. Net income increased by 356.3% to $2.8 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, from $606,000, or $0.07 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2011 MarketWire

Cisco Reports Third Quarter Earnings
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) MarketWire

SciClone Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter 2012
SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCLN) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. Revenues increased by 81% for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, to $39.2 million, compared to revenues for the same period in the prior year of $21.7 million MarketWire

Australian Power Projects Under Construction Total More Than $3 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- According to Industrial Info's International Industrial Project Database, Australia has more than $3 billion of major power projects under construction. The projects vary in size from 2 megawatts (MW) to 420 MW. The largest is the Macarthur windfarm, totalling more than $1 billion in investment value alone MarketWire

Mezeo Software Announces Dell DX Object Storage Platform Certification
Mezeo Software®, a leading provider of the storage services layer for cloud-scale applications, today announced that it has been formally recognized as a certified partner in the Dell™ DX Object Storage Technology Partner Program. Dell has certified the MezeoCloud Storage Connector for seamless integration with the Dell DX Object Storage Platform. MarketWire

Loral Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Loral Space & Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LORL) today reported its financial results for the three months ended on March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Quantum Corporation Reports Fiscal 2012 and Fourth Quarter Results
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) MarketWire

ACWA Presents Leadership Award to Max Sakato
The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) presented its 2012 Excellence in Water Leadership Award today to Max Sakato, general manager of Reclamation District 1500 and Sutter Mutual Water Company in Sutter County. MarketWire

Addex Shareholders Approve All Board Proposals at Annual General Meeting
Addex Therapeutics /Addex Shareholders Approve All Board Proposals at Annual General Meeting . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

'Moving Meditation' Provides 3-Pronged Approach to Well-Being
In her new book, "Moving Meditation" (www.thegoodwithin.com), Mary Jo Ricketson shares three aspects of everyone's being that can be honed to produce a better quality of life. The book is a practical guide largely founded on these three points. They are: MarketWire

Luminus Devices Announces New UV Slim Package for Curing
Luminus Devices, Inc., the leader in Big Chip LEDs™, has announced that engineering samples are now available for the sCBT-120-UV Slim UV LED packaged chip, which has been designed specifically for printing and other line curing applications. MarketWire

Luminus Establishes Network for LED Design Services, Component Production, Light Engine Production
LightFair -- Luminus Devices, Inc. announced today its Certified Solutions Partner Program, which assists customers in integrating Luminus LEDs into product designs. The network of independent partners provides expertise in optical, electrical, thermal, light engine development and production, thereby reducing product development cycle time and expense, while accelerating speed to market MarketWire

Enkata Estimates That Companies Spent More Than $20 Billion on Unnecessary Repeat Customer Sales and Service Calls in 2011
Enkata, the leader in workforce analytics and workforce optimization solutions in the cloud, today released data that suggests North American companies spent more than $20 billion on unnecessary repeat customer service calls in 2011 MarketWire

Dorchester Minerals, L.P. Announces First Quarter Results
Dorchester Minerals, L.P. (the "Partnership") (NASDAQ: DMLP) announced today the Partnership's net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 of $7,298,000, or $0.23 per common unit. MarketWire

EVE's Hardware-Assisted Verification Platform Accelerates Embedded Software Development for Texas Instruments' OMAP 5 Platform
EVE, the leader in hardware/software co-verification, confirmed today that Texas Instruments Incorporated used its ZeBu-Server (for Zero Bugs) hardware-assisted verification platform to accelerate development of its embedded software for the OMAP™ 5 platform. MarketWire

Power Assure CTO to Present Session at Symposium 2012 on Improving Data Center Energy Efficiency and Reliability
Power Assure®, Inc., a data center infrastructure and energy management solutions provider, today announced its Cofounder and CTO, Clemens Pfeiffer, will be a featured speaker at Uptime Institute's Symposium 2012 taking place May 14 - 17, 2012 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA MarketWire

Wedgewood Wedding & Banquet Center Honors Military Couple With Free Wedding
Wedgewood Wedding & Banquet Center will provide a wedding for Brian and Jessica Meyer at no charge. After Brian's two tours in Afghanistan, the Oceanside couple will tie the knot on Memorial Day weekend after four years together. The groom will join his bride at the altar after overcoming serious war-related physical injuries MarketWire

Vista Capital Company Arranges $22 Million of Financing for Two Select-Service Beachfront Hotels in Ocean City, Maryland
Vista Capital Company announced that it recently arranged and closed $22,000,000 of financing for two select-service beachfront hotels located in Ocean City, Maryland. MarketWire

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) Welcomes Rep. Ed Perlmutter to Its Colorado Lab
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, recently welcomed Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D) of Colorado's 7th District to its lab in Golden, Colorado. MarketWire

World's First Flashlight With Luminus' Revolutionary Round LED
LightFair -- Luminus Devices, Inc., announced today that its newly developed Round Big Chip LED™ has been designed into a state-of-the-art tactical flashlight by Ruijia Portable Lighting Products Company of Dongguan City, China. MarketWire

Wolverine Execution Services Launches New Multi-Asset Spread Trading Tool That Provides Advanced Automation and Efficiencies
Wolverine Execution Services (WEX), a leading provider of premier technology and execution services, today announced the launch of WEX Spread Agent, an advanced trading applet focused on spread and pairs trading. Only available on the WEX Trading Platform (WTP), Spread Agent builds upon and enhances the functionality in Spread Trader, the current WTP applet MarketWire

NeighborWorks America Names Christiane Gigi Hyland Board Chair
NeighborWorks America, the country's preeminent leader in affordable housing and community development, announced the appointment of Christiane Gigi Hyland as Board Chair today. Hyland succeeds Thomas J. Curry as Board Chair. Hyland has served as the National Credit Union Administration's representative to the NeighborWorks America Board since 2008. MarketWire

TraceLink Business Cloud Selected as a 2012 MITX Innovation Awards Finalist
TraceLink Inc., helping businesses securely supply every global market opportunity on-time and in-full, today announced that the TraceLink Business Cloud has been selected as a finalist in the Best Business Operations Simplifier category for the MITX Innovation Awards MarketWire

Big Data, Analytics and Cloud Technologies Featured at Sensors Expo & Conference 2012
The explosion of digital data created by mobile sensors, social media, surveillance, medical imaging, smart grids and more, combined with new tools for analyzing it all, has increased the opportunity to generate value and insights from this big data MarketWire

Illume Mobile Positions for Further Growth Through Distribution Expansion and Product Emphasis
MacroSolve, Inc., doing business as Illume Mobile (PINKSHEETS: MCVE) (OTCQB: MCVE) ("MacroSolve," "Illume Mobile" or the "Company"), a leading provider of mobile technologies, apps, and solutions for business, is positioning for continued growth. MarketWire

Lockheed Federal Credit Union Changes Name to Logix
Lockheed Federal Credit Union (LFCU) is changing its name and will officially become Logix on July 9, 2012. MarketWire

JCR Launches Joint Commission Certified Accreditation Professional(TM) Program
Joint Commission Resources (JCR) today announced the launch of the Joint Commission Certified Accreditation Professional ™ (JCCAP™) program. JCR is a not-for-profit affiliate of The Joint Commission. MarketWire

University Bank 1Q2012 Profit $937,546
University Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: UNIB) (PINKSHEETS: UNIB) provided an update on operating results of its bank subsidiary, University Bank, announcing that the bank had an unaudited pre-tax profit of $937,546 for the first three months of 2012. These results were ahead of the budget by $642,900 year-to-date pre-tax for the three months. The budget for 2012 calls for the bank to earn $5 MarketWire

InsideSales.com PowerDialer Awarded Productivity Tool of the Year by AA-ISP
InsideSales.com, Inc., the recognized leader of cloud-based, sales automation software for inside sales professionals, announces that the InsideSales High Velocity Sales platform was awarded the CRM Productivity Tool of the Year by the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP). MarketWire

University Bancorp, Inc. Announces Results for 2011
University Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: UNIB) (PINKSHEETS: UNIB) announced today that it had an audited net loss of $932,074 in 2011 versus net income of $169,359 in 2010 MarketWire

SampleMD Connecting More Pharmaceutical Manufacturers to More Doctors and Patients Wanting Their Vouchers & Co-Pay Support
OPTIMIZERx Corp. (OTCBB: OPRX) continues to expand their proprietary SampleMD technology to enable more doctors to add and distribute savings and patient education right within their ePrescribing workflow. The Company is on track to launch this technology within another leading ePrescribe platform that will reach an additional 35,000 doctors within 2nd quarter 2012 MarketWire

W2 Energy's European JV Partner W2H Luxembourg Holdings Signs Joint Venture Agreement With EGM World LLC in Dubai
W2 Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) is pleased to announce that its Joint Venture Partner W2H Luxembourg Holdings SA (referred to as "W2H") has signed a Joint Venture with Dubai based EGM World LLC (referred to as "EGM"). MarketWire

New Leadership for Aristocrat's Americas Business
Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX: ALL) today announced that Atul Bali has been appointed to succeed Nick Khin as President, Aristocrat Americas, effective 30 June 2012 and subject to regulatory approvals. MarketWire

IEEE Council on EDA Presents Talk on Digital Analog Design by Stanford's Mark Horowitz During DAC
Mark Horowitz, chairman of Stanford University's Electrical Engineering Department, will offer a look at Digital Analog Design during the 49th Design Automation Conference (DAC), as part of the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA) Distinguished Speaker Series. MarketWire

Media Sentiment, Inc. (MSEZ) Obtains "Current Info" Rank Tier With OTC Markets
Media Sentiment, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MSEZ) Media Sentiment "YIELD" ranks has now been upgraded to a "CURRENT INFORMATION" rank by OTC Markets. MSEZ follows the international Reporting Standard or the Alternative Reporting Standard by making filings publicly available through the OTC Disclosure & News Service. To view these filings please go to www.otcmarkets.com/stock/MSEZ/financials. MarketWire

Royal Coal Announces Board and CEO Resignations
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Euroseas Ltd. Sets Date for the Release of First Quarter 2012 Results, Conference Call and Webcast
Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA), an owner and operator of drybulk carriers and container vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for dry bulk and containerized cargoes, announced today that it will release its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012, on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, after the market closes in New York. The following day, Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 9:30 a.m MarketWire

SEI Selected by Leading Institutional Managers to Provide Operations Outsourcing Through Its Mutual Fund Series Trust
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced that it has been selected by STW Fixed Income Management (STW) and Westfield Capital Management (Westfield) to provide full-service operational outsourcing through the company's Advisors' Inner Circle Fund® (AIC) series trust offering MarketWire

MIND CTI Reports EPS of 6 Cents for the First Quarter of 2012
MIND C.T.I. LTD. (NASDAQ: MNDO), a leading provider of convergent end-to-end billing and customer care product based solutions for service providers as well as telecom expense management (enterprise call accounting) solutions, today announced results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Local Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning Companies Expand in Key Illinois, Colorado, Texas Markets
Chem-Dry, the world's largest carpet cleaning company with more than 3,500 units, recently expanded its franchise holdings in key markets in Colorado, Texas and Illinois. MarketWire

Digerati Advances With Its SIP Trunking Certification
Digerati Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: DTGI) (OTCQB: DTGI), an established and award-winning provider of cloud communication services, announced today an update on its SIP trunking service. SIP trunking is a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) connection used by Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service providers to connect business telephone systems to the public switched telephone network MarketWire

Lattice Schedules First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Conference Call
Lattice Incorporated (OTCBB: LTTC), a provider of advanced information and communications technology solutions to the corrections industry and key government agencies, announced today the company will hold a conference call covering financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Aberdeen Publishes Communications, ERP, Financial Management, and Global Supply Management Research
Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the publication of new research reports from its Enterprise Communications, Enterprise Applications, Financial Management & GRC, research practices. MarketWire

Strategic Shifts in U.S. Power Industry Drive Billions in Spending Decisions, a "Navigating the Currents of Change" Webcast on Industrialinfo.com
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First Quarter Metro Area Home Prices Stabilizing, Sales Up and Inventory Down
Median existing single-family home prices are firming in many metropolitan areas, while improving sales and declining inventory are creating more balanced conditions, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors®. MarketWire

The Future of Superabrasives -- Worldwide Superabrasives, LLC and BESCO Superabrasives Announce the Expansion of Their Manufacturing Facility in Kaifeng, China
Worldwide Superabrasives, LLC (WWSA), a global leader in the manufacture and supply of industrial diamonds and CBN (cubic boron nitride) products, and their joint venture partner, BESCO Superabrasives, proudly announce the expansion of their manufacturing facility in Kaifeng, China. MarketWire

Media Advisory-REMINDER: Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Bombardier Inc./First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call
(TSX: BBD.A)(TSX: BBD.B) - Bombardier Inc.'s annual meeting of shareholders will be held Thursday, May 10, 2012, at 9:30 a.m., at: MarketWire

Wreaths Across America and MilitaryConnection.com Announce Joint Partnership to Honor America's Fallen
Wreaths Across America and MilitaryConnection.com announced today the launch of a new partnership to educate the public about the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform and to promote Wreaths Across America's annual wreath-laying effort. MarketWire

Excellicon Selects Verific Design Automation's Industry-Standard Parser Platform
Excellicon, a first-time exhibitor of end-to-end Timing Constraints Solution at the Design Automation Conference (DAC), today announced it adopted Verific Design Automation's industry-standard, IEEE-compliant front-end platform for use with its software for timing constraints authoring, verification and management. MarketWire

Majesco Entertainment Announces E3 2012 Line-Up
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced its 2012 gaming line-up for this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, June 5-7 MarketWire

AmeraMex International Receives Orders Totaling $500,000 From South American Customers
AmeraMex International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment to logistics companies (stevedoring), infrastructure construction, commercial farming and mining companies, announced it has received additional orders totaling $500,000 for heavy equipment from its South American customers. The equipment is in inventory and is expected to ship before the end of May MarketWire

CaroTrans Opens Office in Seattle
CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announced the opening of a new CaroTrans office in Seattle, Washington. This office will provide enhanced, expedited import and export ocean transportation services -- LCL (less than container load), FCL (full container load) and breakbulk -- in this active trade region. MarketWire

WhenTech Passes One Billion Contract Mark
WhenTech LLC, a leading provider of technology and information services to the futures and commodities options industry, today announced that the number of contracts traded and entered into customer positions in its core application, WhenTech Markets®, since the product's introduction in 2004, has exceeded one billion. MarketWire

Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. Relocates Aurora, Colorado Perfect Teeth Office and Makes Donation to Local Community Organizations
Birner Dental Management Services, Inc., which operates PERFECT TEETH™ dental practices, recently donated dental equipment to Total Oral Prevention Strategies (TOPS) and Goodwill Industries®. Donated items included panorex machines, patient operatory chairs, provider stools, exam lights, waiting room chairs and dental carts. MarketWire

Agricon Global Corporation Announces the Addition of a Board Member
Agricon Global Corporation (Agricon), formerly BayHill Capital Corporation (OTCBB: BYHL), announced today the election Soren Jonassen as a new director. MarketWire

Steak Appoints Ruth Nightengale Senior Vice President Client Service
STEAK, the award-winning international digital marketing agency, appoints Ruth Nightengale as Senior Vice President of Client Services for their New York office. MarketWire

University General Health System to Host First Quarter Conference Call on Thursday, May 10, 2012
University General Health System, Inc.(OTCQB: UGHS) (PINKSHEETS: UGHS) a diversified, integrated multi-specialty health delivery system, today announced that it has scheduled a conference call for 4:15 pm EDT on Thursday, May 10, 2012 to review the Company's operating results for the first quarter of 2012, along with other relevant topics of interest MarketWire

Elsevier Business Intelligence (EBI) to Host Investor Conference, 'IN3 Medical Device 360 Boston', June 27-29, 2012
Elsevier Business Intelligence, the medtech industry's leading provider of strategic partnership and investment conferences, will host the 'IN3 Medical Device 360° Boston' investor conference on June 27-29, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency Boston. MarketWire

American Power Group Inc. and Linde North America Establish a Marketing Agreement to Accelerate Growth of Liquefied Natural Gas Use in the Oil and Gas Industry
GreenMan Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GMTI) (PINKSHEETS: GMTI) announced that its American Power Group Inc. (APG) subsidiary and Linde North America (Linde) have established a formal business relationship to introduce and expand the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for APG retrofitted dual-fuel diesel engines and diesel pumps in the oil and gas industry. MarketWire

ARI Announces 2011 Regional Auction of the Year Award Winners
ARI®, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, today announced the 2011 recipients of the thirteenth annual ARI Regional Auction of the Year Award. A sincere commitment to consistent quality service and strong working relationships has resulted in several of the auctions being acknowledged with this award for multiple years. MarketWire

Emperial Americas Launches Comprehensive Marketing Campaign With Cinco de Mayo in Texas
Emperial Americas, Inc. (OTCBB: TEXX) today announced that it launched its comprehensive marketing plan during the Cinco de Mayo weekend in Texas. Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, commemorates the Mexican army's 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). MarketWire

Better, Faster, and More Powerful: New Version of Epicor Next-Generation ERP Underscores Commitment to Continuous Improvement
INSIGHTS 2012 -- Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today introduced the newest version of its next-generation Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, containing more than 300 new features and enhancements designed to further improve reliability, performance and ease of use MarketWire

2011 Mr. Olympia Phil Heath to Make Special Appearance at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base
Today, Respect Your Universe, Inc. (RYU) (OTCBB: RYUN), http://www.ryu.com/, is pleased to announce that on Saturday, May 12th, RYU Warrior Athlete and 2011 Mr. Olympia, Phil Heath will be making a special appearance at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. MarketWire

Cyclone Power Technologies Receives Patent in Australia; Further Expands IP Portfolio on Its Waste-to-Energy Technology
Cyclone Power Technologies (OTCQB: CYPW) (PINKSHEETS: CYPW), developer of the all-fuel, clean-tech Cyclone Engine, announced today that it has received a patent in Australia for its scalable waste energy recycling engine known as the WHE MarketWire

Voxeo and Integrated Voice Solutions Partner to Breathe Life Into Legacy Voice Applications With Arca+
Voxeo, the leading provider of Unlocked Communications™, and Integrated Voice Solutions (IVS) have announced the ability to automate the migration from existing legacy and end-of-life interactive voice response (IVR) systems to the more flexible and powerful open-standards technology of Voxeo's communication platforms MarketWire

Shipwire Expands Reach to More Than 100,000 New Online Brands With Four New Integrated Partners
Leading order fulfillment service Shipwire today announced four new partners with the release of its integration modules for leading ecommerce solutions Miva Merchant, PrestaShop, LemonStand and Virtuemart MarketWire

STEARCLEAR Offers Designated Driver Franchises Across U.S.
STEARCLEAR announced that it has begun selling franchises across the United States for its smartphone-enabled designated driver service. STEARCLEAR has developed an innovative, turnkey opportunity in which all business operations are handled through an iPad application MarketWire

Norsk Hydro : President and CEO Purchases shares
President and CEO Svein Richard Brandtzæg has on May 9, 2012 purchased4,000shares in Hydro at NOK 24.80. Svein Richard Brandtzæg's newshareholding inHydro, including closely related parties, is 67,147. This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant tosection5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act MarketWire

Flat Wireless Selects Ericsson for CDMA Packet Core Solution
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Epicor and The HADA Group Announce Strategic Alliance to Deliver Next-Generation EPM Solution to Hospitality Organizations
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Time-Savers or Time-Wasters? New Sage Survey Looks at Factors Slowing Entrepreneurial Productivity
At a time when entrepreneurs can and are conducting business anytime, anywhere with the use of mobile devices and the cloud, increased productivity levels and more time spent focused on growing or conducting business versus managing it should follow suit. Not so, according to the results of Sage North America survey which were released today. MarketWire

Overhill Farms Reports Revenues of $50.2 Million and Net Income of Six Cents per Share for Second Quarter
Overhill Farms, Inc. (NYSE Amex: OFI) today reported net income of $974,400, or $0.06 per basic and diluted common share, on net revenues of $50.2 million, for the second quarter of fiscal 2012, which ended April 1, 2012. This compares to net income of $1.52 million, or $0.10 per basic and $0.09 per diluted common share, on net revenues of $40 MarketWire

GumGum Expands to Canada in Agreement With Oboxmedia
GumGum, the world's largest in-image ad platform, today announced an agreement which will introduce in-image advertising in Canada for the first time. GumGum is partnering with Montreal-based Oboxmedia, a media company with more than 40 websites targeted to over 8 million online entertainment conscious Canadians aged 18 to 44 yrs. old MarketWire

CalAmp Announces Three New Wireless Devices for Mobile Resource Management
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced today that it is introducing three new GPRS wireless communications products for Mobile Resource Management (MRM) applications at the CTIA Wireless Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans. These products enable CalAmp to meet international market requirements MarketWire

AppDirect and StillSecure Partner to Deliver Cloud Security
StillSecure®, a managed network security solutions and certified compliance company, and AppDirect, the leading cloud service marketplace company, today announced a partnership to offer Cloud SMS through AppDirect's global network of branded partner marketplaces. MarketWire

Penn Mutual Partners With Socialware to Set Up Producers for Social Media Success
The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company announced today that it has partnered with Socialware, the leader in social media compliance and relationship software, to build business through social media MarketWire

View Systems Receives Positive Recommendation From Securitas
View Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: VSYM), a weapons detection and access control provider, announced today the company has received positive recommendation from Securitas http://www.securitas.com, which means that Securitas will be recommending View Systems products to prospective customers MarketWire

World Surveillance Group Files Provisional Patent Application on Argus Hybrid Design
World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCBB: WSGI), a developer of lighter-than-air unmanned aerial vehicles ("UAVs") and related technologies, announced today that the Company has filed a provisional patent application on an Argus Hybrid aerostat/airship design MarketWire

Team America Works to Restore the American Dream
Team America Launches using old fashion Team Mentality MarketWire

VIRURL Raises $1.2 Million in Seed Financing, Launches Its Beta Viral Advertising Platform
VIRURL (http://virurl.com), a viral advertising platform that allows brands and media owners to instantly launch viral campaigns by incentivizing Web users to share links with their friends, today announced the closing of a $1.2 million seed funding round and launch of its public beta MarketWire

Blue Coat Introduces Free, Family-Safe Web Browser to Protect Children and Families on Android Phones and Tablets
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the technology leader in Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today announced the availability of K9™ Web Protection Browser for Android, extending Blue Coat's initiative to provide safe Internet access on mobile devices. The new app protects individuals and families from malicious threats -- including phishing and malware -- on mobile phones and tablets MarketWire

Version 2.0 Communications Accelerates Growth With New Client Additions
Version 2.0 Communications today announced new business wins that point to the Boston-based agency's momentum and highlights demand for diverse communications services including thought leadership, brand building and social media programs. MarketWire

SermonSearch.com Announces New Online Sermon Contributors
SermonSearch.com, a leading online subscription resource for sermon preparation and part of Salem Church Products, announced today several new sermon contribution partnerships with Frank Damazio, Jeff Schreve, and Stuart Briscoe. These new partnerships strengthen SermonSearch.com's ever-growing library of sermon writing and preparation tools with over 1,500 new sermon outlines. MarketWire

Kindsight Security Labs Releases Q1 2012 Malware Report
Kindsight, a provider of network-based security and analytics solutions, has released the Kindsight Security Labs Malware Report for Q1 2012. The quarterly report reveals statistics and security trends for malware infections in home networks and mobile devices MarketWire

Fencemaster of Houston Encourages Support for Pup Squad Animal Rescue
Fencemaster, a leading Houston fence company, is asking local residents to help support Pup Squad Animal Rescue. The non-profit organization helps save puppies from life-threatening situations, including shelter life. MarketWire

Bill King Joins Carrington Holding Company as Chief Investment Officer
Carrington Holding Company, LLC (Carrington) today announced that Bill King has joined the company as its Chief Investment Officer and Head of Asset and Risk Management. In this newly-created position, Mr MarketWire

Drug Sponsors' Regulatory Experience Was Mixed During PDUFA IV, According to Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development
Drug sponsors experienced a mixed regulatory burden under the FDA Amendments Act, which was also the fourth iteration of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA IV), according to new research from the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development. MarketWire

Barry Callebaut: The future of chocolate at CHOCOVISION 2012 in Davos
Barry Callebaut AG /Barry Callebaut: The future of chocolate at CHOCOVISION 2012 in Davos. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Swank, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2012
John Tulin, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of SWANK, INC. (PINKSHEETS: SNKI) (the "Company"), today reported financial results for the Company's first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

Central Vermont Reports 2012 First-Quarter Earnings
Central Vermont Public Service (NYSE: CV) MarketWire

MedPricer and DataPros Merger Provides Full Complement of Strategic Sourcing Services
MedPricer, the leader in cloud-based e-Sourcing services for healthcare contracting and Tampa, FL-based DataPros, the leader in cleansing, preparing, and analyzing healthcare procurement data, have joined forces to offer an expanded portfolio of products and services. The companies work together symbiotically, bringing together two healthcare industry best-of-breeds into one combined force. MarketWire

Schedulicity Appoints Pictela Co-Founder and CEO Greg Rogers to Board of Directors
Schedulicity (www.schedulicity.com), the leader in online scheduling for appointment-dependent small businesses, today announced the appointment of Greg Rogers, co-founder and CEO of Pictela, to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

Avaya Strengthens Leadership Team
Avaya today announced the appointment of Sandra Devine to Vice President and head of Avaya Professional Services, and Todd Johnstone to Vice President, Global Sales Operations. Devine and Johnstone join Avaya as the company drives innovation within the organization and across the dynamic business collaboration and communications market. MarketWire

Adia Nutrition Expands Into Additional Whole Foods Market(R) Stores in San Diego and Pasadena, California
Adia Nutrition, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ADIA) is proud to announce that its "On-the-Go" probiotic powders and chews can now be purchased at all three Whole Foods Market Stores in San Diego County and both Pasadena stores in Los Angeles County. These five new stores join current Whole Foods Market locations throughout Orange County, Long Beach and Torrance in selling Adia Nutrition products. MarketWire

Five Institutions Become Members of Global Business School Group That Administers GMAT Exam
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has admitted five new member institutions from four countries, including China, France and India. The new schools bring the total number of GMAC member schools to 205 from 22 countries. MarketWire

EnergySolutions Announces First Quarter 2012 Results
EnergySolutions, Inc. (NYSE: ES) (the "Company"), a leading provider of specialized, technology-based nuclear services to government and commercial customers, announced financial results for the Company's first quarter ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

WorkForce Software Executive to Discuss Trends in Time and Attendance at APA Congress
WHO:Marc Moschetto, vice president of Marketing for WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands WHAT:Will participate in a session titled "Trends in Time and Attendance" at the American Payroll Association's 30th Anniversary Congress MarketWire

Integran and Enduro Industries Extend their License Agreement for the Nanovate(TM) CoP Electroplating Process
Toronto-based Integran Technologies, Inc. (Integran) today announced that it has reached an agreement with Enduro Industries LLC (Enduro) to extend Enduro's license exclusivity term for Integran's nanocrystalline Cobalt electroplating process, Nanovate™ CoP, in the US fluid power market by five years. MarketWire

Quture International, Inc. Establishes Company's Innovation and Technology Center Headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida
Quture International, Inc. (OTCQB: TCLN) (PINKSHEETS: TCLN) and its operations subsidiary Quture, Inc. ("Quture"), an emerging growth company positioned to become the leading clinical knowledge company in the world, opened the doors to the company's Innovation and Technology Center on May 7, 2012 MarketWire

First California Responds to PacWest Bancorp's Unsolicited Proposal
First California Financial Group, Inc MarketWire

Heartbeat International and BIOTRONIK Expand Fight Against Cardiovascular Disease in Mexico
BIOTRONIK, a leading manufacturer of implantable cardiac devices, announced today more life-saving successes in their alliance with Heartbeat International Foundation (HBI) -- a partnership that has donated new, unused, implantable cardiac devices and the necessary associated treatment to economically disadvantaged patients at Heart Centers in Mexico and all around the globe. MarketWire

Strategic Marketing Auto Alliance Signs Letter of Intent to Provide Nationwide Marketing Campaign for Automotive Resource Network
Strategic Marketing Alliance, Inc. (S.M.A. Alliance) (PINKSHEETS: SMAA) has signed a Letter of Intent with The Automotive Resource Network Holdings for the development of a nationwide marketing campaign of TheARN's monthly automobile warranty and WynShield Pro products. The campaign will utilize S.M.A MarketWire

Del Taco Opens Kennesaw Restaurant, the 2nd of 60 Units Planned for Atlanta Metro Area
Kennesaw, GA, gets its very own Del Taco today as the nation's No. 2 Mexican quick-serve chain opens the second restaurant of more than 60 planned for the Atlanta metro area. MarketWire

Tribal Fusion-Owner Exponential Interactive Launches Appsnack, Global Mobile Advertising Solution for Brands
Exponential Interactive, the global digital advertising company, today launched Appsnack™, a mobile advertising division that provides in-app, rich-media brand engagement solutions for brand advertisers. MarketWire

Metier Announces Bayhealth Medical Center as New Customer
Métier, The PPM Company, announced Bayhealth Medical Center as a new customer. Bayhealth is Central and Southern Delaware's largest healthcare system and is comprised of Kent General and Milford Memorial Hospitals, Smyrna Clayton Medical Services and numerous satellite facilities MarketWire

US Research by Acision Shows SMS Is Still the King of Messaging With Speed, Reach and Reliability Named as Key Reasons for Usage Over Alternative Services
91% of US Smartphone owners surveyed actively use SMS, almost 2 MarketWire

Exponential Interactive Launches Appsnack(TM), Global Mobile Advertising Solution for Brand Advertisers
Exponential Interactive, the global digital advertising company, today launched Appsnack™, a mobile advertising division that provides in-app, rich-media brand engagement solutions for brand advertisers. MarketWire

Leap Motion Announces $12.75 Million Series A Funding Round Led by Highland Capital Partners
Leap Motion, a San Francisco-based motion-control software company changing the future of human/computer interaction, today announced a $12.75 million Series A funding round led by Highland Capital Partners with participation from existing investors. Leap Motion has been operating in stealth mode as OcuSpec since 2010. MarketWire

Bob Lutz Speaks Out on Electric Vehicles and VIA Motors in a Global Webcast at the 26th Electric Vehicle Symposium in L.A.
Bob Lutz, known as one of the auto industry's most influential leaders, and more recently for his passionate support of the Chevy Volt, arrived in Los Angeles last night to speak out in support of the growing international electric vehicle movement and to introduce a new extended range electric truck by VIA Motors. Mr MarketWire

Cytomedix to Host First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call on Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Cytomedix, Inc. (OTCBB: CMXI), a regenerative therapies company commercializing and developing innovative platelet and adult stem cell technologies for wound and tissue repair, today announced that the Company will release financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2012, following the close of the market on Tuesday, May 15, 2012. MarketWire

TeleSign Teams With Intel to Provide Complete Two-Factor Authentication Solutions for Consumers and Enterprises
TeleSign, a market leader in Internet fraud prevention and intelligent authentication, announced today that they are working with Intel Corporation to pair the security provided by Intel Identity Protection Technology (Intel IPT) and TeleSign Two-Factor Authentication MarketWire

WEPOWER Ecolutions Exhibitor at RECon, May 20-22, Las Vegas
WEPOWER Ecolutions Inc. (the "Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Holding Corp MarketWire

Liquipel Signs Deals With Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong and China
Liquipel, a new company with proprietary methods to make smartphones and other mobile electronic devices and gadgets watersafe on both the production and after-market sides, has announced today that it has entered into agreements with Vision Tech Corporation and Tech Star Communications, Ltd MarketWire

CoverHound Launches Comparative Shopping Platform for Car Insurance
CoverHound today announced the public launch of its comparative shopping platform for car insurance. CoverHound is a first-of-its-kind service harnessing the power of a web-based platform and a national full-service independent insurance agency to identify the best car insurance rates available for consumers. MarketWire

BrightRoll Launches Industry's First Campaign Dashboard to Measure, Interpret and Deliver Actionable Insights for Digital Video Advertisers
BrightRoll, the world's largest provider of digital video advertising services, today announces the release of AudienceConnect, the industry's first campaign dashboard to provide in-flight interpretations and actionable insights about advertisers' most important audiences and brand metrics MarketWire

US Patent Office Re-Exam Concludes RPost Proof of Delivery Patent Valid
RPost, the inventor of Registered Email® services, announced today that the US Patent Office has concluded the RPost '219 proof of delivery patent is patentable with all 89 claims deemed valid after re-examination. MarketWire

MIT Welcomes New Board Member
Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: MMTC) (OTCQB: MMTC) announced that Gregg J. Newhuis has accepted his nomination to serve on its Board of Directors effective immediately. MarketWire

ancotel's vmmr.(R) Platform Selected by AboveNet for Ethernet Expansion
Frankfurt-based ancotel GmbH, Europe's leading carrier neutral interconnection company, announces that AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity, has selected Kleyer90.® ancotel's Frankfurt, Germany data center for its European expansion. MarketWire

Cytokinetics Announces Company Participation and Support of ALS Fundraising Activities in Connection With ALS Awareness Month
Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ: CYTK) announced today that, in connection with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Awareness Month, the company has committed to several educational and support activities for ALS patients and their families MarketWire

Cartera Commerce Links Offers to US Airways Dividend Miles Members to Make Mileage Earning Faster and Easier
Cartera Commerce the leading provider of card-linked marketing solutions, today announced the Dividend Miles StoreFront, a new program that allows US Airways Dividend Miles® members to automatically earn miles for shopping at thousands of participating national, local and online retailers MarketWire

Signal Service, Inc. and McCain Inc. Announce Partnership
Signal Service, Inc., a distributor of traffic control and ITS equipment since 1991, is pleased to announce their partnership with McCain Inc., a leading provider of intelligent transportation solutions MarketWire

Implant Sciences Appoints Dr. Darryl Jones as VP of Sales and Marketing
Continuing its record of attracting top industry talent, Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced the appointment of Dr. Darryl Jones as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Dr MarketWire

Associated Grocers of New England Replaces Fluorescent Lighting With Digital Lumens LED-Based Intelligent Lighting System
Digital Lumens today announced that Associated Grocers of New England (AG New England) has upgraded the cold storage facility in its Pembroke, NH headquarters to the Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting System™, and is saving 482,066 kWh annually. Leading Edge Design Group (LEDG), a Digital Lumens Authorized Partner, is AG New England's energy efficiency partner on the project. MarketWire

Market Leader to Present at the D.A. Davidson Financial Services Conference
Market Leader, Inc. (NASDAQ: LEDR) today announced that CEO Ian Morris will present at the D.A. Davidson 14th Financial Services Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, May 9 at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time and will be available live and for replay from the Investor Relations section of the company's Web site at www.investor.marketleader.com. MarketWire

New Hosted Call Centre Solution a Game-Changer for Small to Mid-Sized Business
Canadian national voice and data solutions provider Primus Business Services officially launched a new Hosted PBX suite of call centre services today, delivering big solutions for small businesses by eliminating capital costs, cutting operating expenditures and greatly reducing the technical complexity of implementing and supporting a full-service contact centre MarketWire

Lattice Ships One Million MachXO2 Programmable Logic Devices
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that it has shipped more than one million MachXO2™ PLDs since the production release of the entire family in December 2011. The one million unit shipment milestone in March 2012 represents the fastest customer adoption of any device family in the company's long history as a pioneer in the programmable logic industry. MarketWire

VidSys to Lead Physical Security Information Management Discussions at IFSEC International
VidSys, the leading provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software that allows organizations to resolve business and security situations in real time, today announced details of its participation at IFSEC International 2012, taking place May 14-17 in Birmingham, UK MarketWire

24/7 Mid-Atlantic Network Expands Its High Bandwidth Network in Washington, DC and Virginia
24/7 Mid-Atlantic Network, a premier provider of high-capacity transport serving the Baltimore, Washington, DC metro and Delmarva Peninsula regions, announces today it is expanding its high bandwidth network in Washington, DC and Virginia. This major expansion will add over 300 route miles to 24/7's existing network MarketWire

Pearson's Plug & Play Platform Supported by Apigee Enterprise
Apigee, the API company, today announced that Pearson -- the world's leading learning company -- runs its Plug & Play developer platform on the Apigee Enterprise API management platform MarketWire

Sparqlight Debuts Cloud-Based Enterprise Social Workflow
Sparqlight [www.sparqlight.com], today announced the launch of the enterprise edition of its leading cloud-based social workflow application that powers agile, driven businesses while automating time-intensive, repetitive tasks. The updated edition adds key enterprise features to its industry leading application, including global search, enhanced security features and advanced analytics MarketWire

FinancialForce.com and Scribe Bridge Legacy ERP and Cloud Billing Systems
FinancialForce.com, the cloud applications company, and Scribe, the leader in CRM data integration solutions, today announced a pre-configured solution for connecting FinancialForce.com's Billing application with legacy, on-premises based ERP systems. The connector allows companies to transition applications such as billing into the cloud, while coexisting with a legacy ERP system MarketWire

Challenges With Customer Payments Growing Concern for Young Firms, Kauffman Foundation Study Shows
While slow or lost sales have been at the top of young companies' list of challenges for the past few years, its impact is declining: fewer respondents to a Kauffman survey of young firms cited sales as their primary business challenge in 2010 (44 percent) than in 2008 (53 percent) MarketWire

Young and Rubicam Group Chooses Egnyte HybridCloud for Enterprise for 25,000-Seat Corporate Wide Deployment
Egnyte, the leading provider of hybrid cloud file sharing solutions for business, today announced the largest deal in what has become the hot cloud file-sharing market MarketWire

Kelly Services(R) Reports 1st Quarter 2012 Results
Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB), a leader in providing workforce solutions, today announced results for the first quarter 2012. MarketWire

Symantec Solutions Achieve Common Criteria Certifications
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced Symantec Data Loss Prevention, Symantec Control Compliance Suite and Risk Automation Suite have achieved Common Criteria certification at Evaluation Assurance Level 3 (EAL3+) under the Common Criteria Information Technology Security Evaluation (CC) MarketWire

Parsec Automation Corp. Releases the Latest Version of Its TrakSYS(TM) Manufacturing Operations Management and Execution Software
Parsec Automation Corp., a global leader of manufacturing operations management and execution software, announced today the worldwide launch of the latest version of TrakSYS. MarketWire

TRC Announces Third-Quarter Fiscal 2012 Financial Results
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR), a recognized leader in engineering, consulting and construction management services to the energy, environmental and infrastructure markets, today announced financial results for the three and nine month periods ended March 30, 2012. MarketWire

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

New Market Research Forecasts the Weight Management and Smoking Cessation Market
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Rx-to-OTC Switching Strategies - New Switching Opportunities in Weight Management and Smoking Cessation, but Encouraging the Uptake of Self-Medication Remains a Challenge," to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch MarketWire

Millennial "Fusionistas" Require New Marketing Strategies
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Millennials in the U.S.," to their collection of Demographics market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Packaged-Facts-v768/Millennials-6912998/ MarketWire

Market Research Forecasts U.S. Retail Sales of Cosmeceuticals at $11.9 Billion by 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Cosmeceuticals in the U.S., 6th Edition," to their collection of Cosmetics & Personal Care market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Packaged-Facts-v768/Cosmeceuticals-Edition-6281775/ MarketWire

Timbre Secures National Contract for Kaiser Permanente's On-Hold and Overhead Music and Messaging Platform
Brand Timbre LLC, a music marketing and sonic branding agency, has signed a multi-year agreement with Kaiser Permanente to update the healthcare provider's on-hold and overhead audio-delivery system and provide custom music programming and messaging to more than 300 of the healthcare provider's facilities throughout the U.S MarketWire

Thomson Reuters launches intraday FX analysis and commentary service
- Reuters FX Buzz to provide unrivalled insight into market-changingforeignexchange price action and developments Thomson Reuters, the world's leading supplier ofintelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announcedthelaunch of a global analysis and commentary service that provides unique,real-time foreign exchange (FX) insight to the FX community MarketWire

Ericsson to introduce Smart Cloud Accelerator solution
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Jumbuck Launches RaboDirect Pro12 Rugby Competition App
Jumbuck Entertainment (ASX: JMB), a leader in premium community-building mobile applications, today announced an exclusive partnership with the RaboDirect PRO12 rugby competition. The partnership includes the immediate availability of a full-featured iPhone application to enhance the interactivity and access fans can enjoy with their favourite teams, players, and other fans MarketWire

Bezeq Group Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Bezeq - The Israel Telecommunication Corp., Ltd. (TASE: BEZQ), Israel's leading telecommunications provider, today announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2012. Details regarding the investor conference call and webcast to be held today are included later in this press release. MarketWire

Signiant Names Michael Burnie Managing Director of Asia Pacific and Japan
Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today announced that storage industry veteran Michael Burnie has been named Managing Director of the company's growing Asia-Pacific operations MarketWire

Wolters Kluwer 2012 First-Quarter Scheduled Trading Update
Wolters Kluwer, a globalleader inprofessional information services, today released its scheduled 2012 first-quarter trading update reaffirming full-year guidance. MarketWire

AkzoNobel wins contracts for major Brazilian stadia
AkzoNobel has reached anagreement to supply coatings for the roof of Brazil'sfamous Maracanã Stadium - which will host a major soccer final in2014. Thecontract was secured via a dedicated team which offers complete coatingssolutions for large infrastructure projects around the world. MarketWire

Agennix AG Reports Financial Results for First Quarter of 2012
Agennix AG (FRANKFURT: AGX) (XETRA: AGX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapies that have the potential to substantially lengthen and improve the lives of critically ill patients in areas of major unmet medical need, today announced financial results for the first quarter and three months ended March 31, 2012. MarketWire

ING posts 1Q12 underlying net profit of EUR 705 million
* ING Group 1Q12 net profit totalled EUR 680 million, including the impact of divestments and special items * Bank underlying result before tax increased 65.1% from 4Q11 to EUR 1,126 million, helped by lower impairments. Results include EUR -304 million of valuation adjustments (CVA/DVA) and fair value changes on own Tier 2 debt as credit spreads tightened MarketWire

Safariland and UNEQUAL Technologies Partner to Create One of the World's Strongest, Lightest, Flexible Level IIIA Law Enforcement Vests; Achieve NIJ Certification
In the news release, "Safariland and UNEQUAL Technologies Partner to Create One of the World's Strongest, Lightest, Flexible Level IIIA Law Enforcement Vests; Achieve NIJ Certification," issued Tuesday, May 8 by UNEQUAL Technologies, we are advised by the company that the third paragraph should read "NIJ Standard-0101.06 details" rather than "NIJ Standard-0101.4 details" as originally issued MarketWire

iRhythm Announces Upcoming Presentations of Zio(R) Patch Data at Heart Rhythm Society's Annual Scientific Session
iRhythm Technologies, Inc., a medical device and service company that develops and markets simple, innovative diagnostic monitoring solutions, today announced that two studies of its Zio® Patch cardiac rhythm monitoring system will be presented at the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions in Boston MarketWire

Genetic Technologies Executes Settlement and License Agreement With GeneSeek Inc.
In compliance with ASX Continuing Disclosure Rules, Genetic Technologies Limited (ASX: GTG) (NASDAQ: GENE) is pleased to report that it has executed a Settlement and License Agreement with GeneSeek Inc. ("GeneSeek") of Lincoln, Nebraska, USA (see: http://www.neogen.com/geneseek/) MarketWire

ASM INTERNATIONAL N.V. REPORTS PROGRESS ON SHARE BUY BACK PROGRAM
ALMERE, The Netherlands - May 9, 2012 - ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ: ASMI and Euronext Amsterdam: ASM) announces, further to the share buy back program announced on March 6, 2012, that during the period from May 2, 2012 until May 8, 2012, ASMI purchased 500,000 of its shares at an average price of EUR 26.72 per share GlobeNewswire

Publication of the optional dividend conversion ratio for the Heijmans N.V. 2011 financial year
The General Meeting of Shareholders of Heijmans N.V. held on 18 April 2012, adopted the proposal of the Management Board of Heijmans N.V. to issue a dividend in cash or in the form of shares or depositary receipts for shares. The cash dividend was set at € 0.35 per ordinary share or depositary receipt for share GlobeNewswire

GRONTMIJ N.V. : Press release - Grontmij shareholders meeting adopted all proposed resolutions
De Bilt, 9 May 2012 - The annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Grontmij N.V., which was held today, adopted all proposed resolutions. GlobeNewswire

Ordina AGM adopts financial statements, appoints Dirk Anbeek to Supervisory Board
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Schweiter Technologies: Solid start to the year - AGM 2012 - Shareholders approve all proposals put forward by the Board of Directors
Schweiter Technologies /Schweiter Technologies: Solid start to the year - AGM 2012 - Shareholders approve all proposals put forward by the Board of Directors . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

RomReal : First (1st) Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Investor Presentation
RomReal will publish its 1st Quarter 2012 Results before the start of trading Wednesday 16th of May 2012. Published documents will be made available shortly thereafter at www.romreal.com RomReal invites investors, analysts and media to the conference call, to be held at 9.00 a.m. Oslo time GlobeNewswire

BW Offshore: Annual General Meeting 2012 - Minutes
The Annual General Meeting 2012 of BW Offshore Limited was held today. All proposed resolutions were resolved. Please see the attached document for the minutes of the meeting. GlobeNewswire

Elanders AB : Announcement of prospectus regarding admission to trading of shares in Elanders AB (publ)
The Swedish prospectus regarding admission to trading of shares in Elanders AB (publ) is now available at the company's website www.elanders.com and at the company's offices, Designvägen 2, SE-435 33, Mölnlycke, Sweden. The prospectus may also be obtained from the company via telephone, +46-31 750 07 50 GlobeNewswire

The production rate at the Laiva mine is increasing step by step, our goal is a positive cash flow this summer
 Press Release, 9 May 2012 GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA : Excluding subscription rights tomorrow 10 May
The shares of SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA (SRBANK) will be listed excluding subscription rights in the planned rights issue as of tomorrow, 10 May 2012. GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA : Terms for rights issue
On 8 February 2012 SpareBank 1 SR-Bank announced plans to strengthen equity through a underwritten rights issue of up to NOK 1,500 million and a private placing of up to NOK 130 million for employees of the group. GlobeNewswire

Cermaq ASA : Minutes of Annual General Meeting
Please find enclosed the minutes of the Annual General Meeting of Cermaq ASA held on the 9th of May 2012. About Cermaq - Cermaq is an international group of companies with activities in fish farming, production of salmonid feed and research in aquaculture. Cermaq has operations in Norway, Chile, Canada, and Scotland, the main geographic regions for salmon and trout farming, and in Vietnam GlobeNewswire

Lindab's Annual General Meeting 2012
Lindab International AB (publ) held its Annual General Meeting on 9 May 2012, at Lindab Arena in the municipality of Ängelholm, Sweden.Approximately 260 people were present. GlobeNewswire

Invitation to Alma Media's Capital Market Day 2012
Alma Media CorporationStock Exchange ReleaseMay 9, 2012 at 16.00 (EEST) GlobeNewswire

Cermaq ASA : Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of Cermaq ASA was held on the 9th of May 2012. GlobeNewswire

Dockwise Ltd : Temporary closing of conversion program
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT (AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN) IS NOT FOR FORWARDING, RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, OR JAPAN. GlobeNewswire

Dockwise Ltd : Dockwise's AGM approves rights issue to finance acquisition of Fairstar
Dockwise increases ownership in Fairstar to approximately 54% GlobeNewswire

Castellum sells SEKm 156 and sets an MTN program
Castellum has through the wholly owned subsidiary Aspholmen Fastigheter AB sold 6 properties in Sigtuna for SEKm 116 net, after reduction for assessed deferred tax and transaction costs of SEKm 7 in total. The latest valuation amounted to SEKm 114. The properties consist of 16,620 sq.m. industrial premises, 6,590 sq.m. office premises and 1,610 sq.m. warehouse premises GlobeNewswire

Milan Jasny appointed Managing Director of LMC, Alma Media's Czech subsidiary
Alma Media Corporation Press releaseMay 9, 2012 at 14.00 (EEST) GlobeNewswire

Oriola-KD signs letter of intent with four pharmacy chains in Sweden on purchasing, warehousing and pharmacy distribution of OTC products and traded goods
Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 9 May 2012 at 1:45 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Metro Global Photo Challenge wins INMA Award
Metro International's Global Marketing project Metro Photo Challenge was announced a winner in the INMA Awards 2012 last night in Los Angeles. GlobeNewswire

Ekornes: FINANCIAL RESULT 1 QUARTER 2012
Ekornes ASA will announce its financial results for 1st quarter 2012, on Thursday, 10 May 2012. GlobeNewswire

Ericsson releases new router with multi-dimensional scalability
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Year-end report 1 April 2011 - 31 March 2012
1 April 2011-31 March 2012 (12 months) GlobeNewswire

Successful start in the year for R. STAHL - Report for the first quarter of 2012 published:
R. STAHL AG /Successful start in the year for R. STAHL - Report for the first quarter of 2012 published: . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Ahold completes acquisition of bol.com
Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 9, 2012 - Ahold today announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of bol.com. This follows the announcement of February 27, 2012.Bol.com is the most visited retail website in the Netherlands serving 3.4 million active customers GlobeNewswire

Invitation to presentation of EMGS's first quarter results
Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA's (EMGS) first quarter results 2012 will be released on Wednesday 16 May 2012. GlobeNewswire

Odfjell SE : Improved earnings despite continued high bunker costs
EBITDA first quarter 2012 of USD 41 million reflects improved earnings in the chemical tanker segment. GlobeNewswire

AIK: 1st quarter 2012 results
Increased investments and solid collection performance driving growth GlobeNewswire

TradeDoubler AB : Report from TradeDoubler's Annual General Meeting
Report from TradeDoubler's Annual General Meeting GlobeNewswire

Drilling on Albert has started
Stavanger, 9 May 2012: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) is pleased to announce that drilling of exploration well 6201/11-3 in PL519 has started. GlobeNewswire

Copeinca: FIRST QUARTER 2012 FINANCIAL RESULTS
As a consequence of a larger than usual second fishing season's quota in 2011, larger than usual volumes were sold during Q1'12 and COPEINCA reached significant results. GlobeNewswire

Tele2 AB issues Swedish krona Bonds
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) announces that Tele2 AB successfully placed a 5 year bond in the Swedish bond market. GlobeNewswire

BioGaia AB : Annual General Meeting of BioGaia
Annual General Meeting of BioGaia The Annual General Meeting of BioGaia AB on 8 May 2012 voted to approve the following resolutions: GlobeNewswire

Ordina maintains profitability (EBITDA) levels
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Imtech: breakthrough for ImFlow, a new generation adaptive traffic control system
Real-time translation of traffic policy becomes possible  GlobeNewswire

Financial press release - Results Q1 2012 in line with Grontmij expectations, first steps on implementing new strategy
De Bilt, 9 May 2012 - Grontmij N.V. today reports its results for the first quarter of 2012 and provides an update on its 'Back on Track' strategy as set out in the press release of 9 March 2012. GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions ASA: First quarter results 2012
9 May 2012 - Aker Solutions' operating revenues in the first quarter of 2012 were NOK 9.8 billion, a 15.7 per cent increase from the first quarter of 2011. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) amounted to NOK 1 002 million with a margin of 10.2 per cent GlobeNewswire

ARCADIS REALIZES STRONG GROWTH OF REVENUES AND PROFIT
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Sony Mobile Communications unveils Xperia GX and Xperia SX - the first Sony LTE smartphones for the Japanese market
Powerful performance and ultra-fast network speed combined with easy connectivity and premium entertainment experiences Xperia GX features a 4 GlobeNewswire

Wentworth Resources Limited : Ziwani-1 Exploration Well Drilling Update
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