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Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation Announces Date for First Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: YAVY), the holding company for Yadkin Valley Bank and Trust Company, announced it will release first quarter 2013 financial results on Thursday, April 25, 2013 before the market opens. Management will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. EST that same day to discuss the Company's financial results, business highlights, and outlook. MarketWire

Acquisition of Valiant Petroleum by Ithaca Energy
Ithaca Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IAE) MarketWire

Stolt-Nielsen Limited Holds Annual General Meeting
Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI)announced thatall agenda items were approved and all nominated directors were elected atitsAnnual General Meeting of shareholders held today at Clarendon House, 2ChurchStreet, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda. The final dividend for 2012 of $0 MarketWire

CNH Global N.V. Sets Timing for First Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call With Analysts
In the news release, "CNH Global N.V. Sets Timing for First Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call With Analysts," issued earlier today by CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH), we are advised by the company that the first sentence of the second paragraph should read "At approximately 8:30 a.m. U.S MarketWire

Koninklijke Ten Cate NV : Mr P.F. Hartman appointed member of Supervisory Board of TenCate
During the general meeting ofshareholders, held in Almelo on Thursday, 18 April2013, Mr P.F. (Peter) Hartman was appointed as member of the SupervisoryBoardof textile technology company Royal Ten Cate. MarketWire

Hydro and Orkla propose remedies to obtain EU competition clearance for aluminium extrusions JV
Following the agreement between Norsk HydroASA and Orkla ASA to combine their respective aluminium extrusionbusinesses, the European Commission has expressed preliminary concernsregarding the possible competitive effects of the intended merger incertain markets. MarketWire

Teekay Offshore Announces Distribution Increase and Provides 2013 Distribution Guidance; Receives Offer to Acquire 50% Interest in Itajai FPSO
HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwired - April 18, 2013) - Teekay Offshore Partners (Teekay Offshore or the Partnership) (NYSE:TOO) today announced that the Board of Directors of its general partner, Teekay Offshore GP LLC, has approved an increase to the Partnership's first quarter of 2013 cash distribution to be paid on May 14, 2013, to all unitholders of record on April 30, 2013 GlobeNewswire

SFL - Filing of Annual Report on Form 20-F
Press release from Ship FinanceInternational Limited April 18, 2013 MarketWire

Send Word Now Selected as Finalist for Upcoming "Innovative Product of the Year" Award by Continuity Insurance & Risk (CIR) Magazine
Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and critical communications services, announced today it has been nominated as a finalist for the "Innovative Product of the Year" award by CIR Magazine. Based in London, England, CIR Magazine is a top trade publication for business continuity and risk management professionals from around the globe. MarketWire

Nokia Corporation Q1 2013 Interim Report
Nokia CorporationInterim reportApril 18, 2013 at 13.00 (CET+1)This is a summary of the first quarter 2013 interim report published today.Thecomplete first quarter 2013 interim report with tables is available athttp://www.results.nokia.com/results/Nokia_results2013Q1e.pdf MarketWire

STOREBRAND ASA: INVITATION TO RESULT PRESENTATIONS
In connection to the release of the results for Q1 2013 Storebrand invites to the following events: Wednesday 24 April - Lysaker 07:30 CET Release of stock exchange notification. Press release, quarterly report and analyst presentation will be available on www.storebrand.com/ir GlobeNewswire

HAPIfork Now Available for PreOrder on Kickstarter
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Addex Dipraglurant Normalizes Striatal Cholinergic Dysfunction in a Validated Preclinical Model of Primary Generalized Torsion Dystonia 1 (DYT1)
Addex Therapeutics / Addex Dipraglurant Normalizes Striatal CholinergicDysfunction in a ValidatedPreclinical Model of Primary Generalized Torsion Dystonia 1 (DYT1). Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

AkzoNobel publishes Q1 2013 results
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Market Research Report -- Global UAV Payload Market Will Increase to $6 Billion by 2022
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the market research report "The Global UAV Payload Market 2012-2022" to their product offering. MarketWire

Flowserve Announces Dates for First Quarter 2013 Financial Results
DALLAS, April 17, 2013 - Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced it plans to hold a conference call to discuss its 2013 first quarter financial results on Thursday, April 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. Eastern time ACN Newswire

Endurance Welcomes Daniel Wadley to Head New Endurance Pro Insurance Unit
PEMBROKE, Bermuda - April 17, 2013 - Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:ENH), a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, today announced that Daniel Wadley has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Head of their new Endurance Pro insurance unit. Mr ACN Newswire

St. Clair County, Illinois Upgrades to Tiburon CAD, Adds Tiburon RMS and Deploys in the Cloud
Tiburon, Inc., the public safety and security industries' leading provider of integrated computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and records management system (RMS) solutions for secure cloud or on-premises deployments, today announced that St. Clair County, Illinois successfully upgraded to and deployed Tiburon CAD in the Company's secure-cloud computing environment MarketWire

Dr. William Levine -- Podiatrist Treating With Reflexology
Dr. William Levine, board certified Podiatrist, has just opened an office at 250 West 49th Street in New York City at the Healthy Tao Medical Office where treatments include an integrative approach with a focus on reflexology. Dr. Levine is one of a very select few Podiatric physicians trained in both traditional medicine and alternative (holistic) medicine. Dr MarketWire

AUTOLIV SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors With Large Financial Interests of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Autoliv, Inc. - ALV
Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until June 17, 2013 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Autoliv, Inc MarketWire

Fisher Communications Dominates the 2013 Edward R. Murrow Awards in the Northwest Region
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI) announced today that its broadcast properties in Seattle and Portland have been awarded 10 Edward R. Murrow awards. KOMO-TV (ABC) and KOMO Newsradio, both in Seattle, won the coveted Overall Excellence awards. KOMO Newsradio and KATU-TV (ABC) in Portland were honored with Best Newscast awards. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) CAESAR II(R) Grant to Vestfold University in Norway for Mechanical Engineering Education
Intergraph has provided a CAESAR II grant to Vestfold University College in Tonsberg, Norway to be used in mechanical engineering education for the school's construction technology course. The software helps students understand the theory of calculation-based methods of analysis of stresses for practical dimensioning of piping systems MarketWire

WordsEye Announces Upcoming Beta of a First-of-Its-Kind Text-to-Scene Application
WordsEye today announced that a new social web application will be in Beta summer 2013. MarketWire

Baja Mining Provides Annual Meeting Information
Baja Mining Corp. ("Baja") (TSX: BAJ)(OTCQB: BAJFF) announces that its Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 in Vancouver, BC, Canada. MarketWire

National PTA(R) Calls Senate's Inaction on Gun Violence Prevention Measures Shameful
The following statement may be attributed to National PTA® President Betsy Landers: MarketWire

UPDATE: KARE 11 News Wins 10 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for 2013
It was announced today by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) that KARE 11 News won 10 regional 2013 Edward R. Murrow awards including Overall Excellence, earning more awards than any other station in the country. MarketWire

UOMO Media Announces Publishing Deal with Nettwerk
UOMO Music Publishing, a division of UOMO Media Inc. (OTCBB: UOMO), a multi-channel media and entertainment company, announced today it has re-signed an exclusive publishing agreement with Nettwerk One Music, a division of Nettwerk Music Group. MarketWire

Columbia Commercial Bancorp Reports First Quarter 2013 Results
Columbia Commercial Bancorp (OTCBB: CLBC), a single bank holding company for Columbia Community Bank (the Bank), reports a net profit of $368,000, or $0.10 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2013 compared to a net profit of $211,000, or $0.07 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

Media Alert: eSilicon to Exhibit at the TSMC Ecosystem Symposium in Moscow, April 23
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Two Faculty Members Develop New iPhone/iPad App for Asheville School
When Asheville School recently launched the Asheville School App for the iPhone and iPad, people instantly wanted to know what firm the school had hired to create its new app. In Asheville School's case, there was no outside firm, but two faculty members who decided to tackle the project together -- Technology Coordinator Charles Long and Communications Director Bob Williams. MarketWire

The Mexico Fund, Inc. Files Shelf Registration Statement
The Board of Directors ("Board") of The Mexico Fund, Inc MarketWire

Burns & McDonnell Assists Wyandotte County / Kansas City, Kansas With EPA Mandate to Develop Combined Sewer Overflow Control Program
The Unified Government (UG) of Wyandotte County / Kansas City, Kansas, continues to renew its aging wastewater infrastructure and is formalizing a plan to address overflows in its wastewater system after signing a consent decree that allows the UG to plan for and implement improvements that are sustainable and affordable. MarketWire

Audience to Host First Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call on May 2, 2013
Audience®, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADNC), the leader in advanced voice and audio processing for mobile devices, has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, May 2, 2013, at 1:30pm PT / 4:30pm ET to discuss its first quarter 2013 financial results. Participating in the call will be Peter Santos, president and chief executive officer, and Kevin Palatnik, chief financial officer MarketWire

Louisiana State Bond Commission Approves $1.25 Billion Tax-Exempt Bonds for Five BioNitrogen Plants in Pointe Coupee Parish
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Moog Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Webcast on April 26, 2013
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) will release its second quarter fiscal 2013 earnings for the period ended March 30, 2013 on Friday, April 26, 2013. In conjunction with this release, Moog will host a conference call beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET, which will be simultaneously broadcast live over the Internet. John Scannell, CEO, and Don Fishback, CFO, will host the call. MarketWire

OCP Organizes Second SYMPHOS: International Symposium on Innovation and Technology in the Phosphate Industry
The OCP Group is organizing the second edition of SYMPHOS, the International Symposium on Innovation and Technology in the Phosphate Industry, from the 6th to the 10th May 2013 in Agadir, with the theme: 'Promoting innovation and technology for sustainable development'. MarketWire

Seal-Tite International Announces Brinker Acquisition
Seal-Tite® International, a US-based oil and gas technology company, has announced the further expansion of its proven Engineered Sealing Solutions(sm) line with the asset structured acquisition of UK-based Brinker Technology. MarketWire

Arizona Lottery's The Pick(TM) Jackpot Reaches $6.7 Million
Arizona's own jackpot game, The Pick, has climbed to $6.7 million for the draw on Saturday, April 20. This is the game's largest jackpot since April 2010. MarketWire

Crowdtilt Closes $12 Million Series A Funding Led by Andreessen Horowitz
Crowdtilt (http://crowdtilt.com/), the simple-to-use platform to pool money online, today announced the close of their $12 million Series A funding. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from Sean Parker, SV Angel, DCM, as well as CrunchFund, Alexis Ohanian, Elad Gil, Naval Ravikant, Sam Altman, Matt Mullenweg, Dave Morin and Justin Kan MarketWire

Integrys Energy Group, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call
On Thursday, May 2, at 8 a.m. Central time, Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: TEG) will host a conference call to review first quarter 2013 financial results, as well as future prospects. First quarter 2013 financial results documents will be posted to the company's website after market close on May 1, 2013. MarketWire

KARE 11 News Wins 10 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for 2013
It was announced today by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) that KARE 11 News won 10 regional 2013 Edward R. Murrow awards including Overall Excellence. MarketWire

Arxan to Address Emerging Security Threats in the Mobile Enterprise at TechForum's Security Forum
Arxan Technologies, the leading provider of software security solutions that protects the global App Economy, announced today it will present at TechForum's Security Forum on key security threats affecting the mobile enterprise and best practices to defend apps against malware, reverse-engineering, and other malicious attacks. MarketWire

Value Investing Congress to Debut New, Expanded Format in Las Vegas
Schwartz Tilson Information, Inc. today unveiled a new, expanded format for the 8th Annual Spring Value Investing Congress, its first event in Las Vegas, to be held May 6 and 7. The new format will include more than 25 leading speakers -- twice as many as past Congresses -- and highlight a number of rising stars in the hedge fund industry MarketWire

Thane Direct Presents an Exciting Offer...Just in Time for Spring Cleaning
Leading direct-to-consumer company Thane Direct just made Spring Cleaning easier and more affordable with great savings on its popular H20 Mop® Ultra and Swivel Sweeper® G2 -- as well as their extensive array of accessories. MarketWire

King & Spalding Recruits Peter Megens to Its Asia-Pacific Disputes Team
King & Spalding has recruited Peter Megens, one of Australia's leading international arbitration and construction lawyers, as a partner in its Singapore office. Megens will join King & Spalding from King & Wood Mallesons in Melbourne, Australia, where he is co-head of that firm's arbitration practice and a senior member of its construction team MarketWire

Tom McGraw Has Joined Noridian as President and CEO
Tom McGraw has joined Noridian Administrative Services (Noridian), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Noridian Mutual Insurance Company, as the second president and chief executive officer to lead the company as it expands its service offerings throughout the country. MarketWire

STWA AOT Midstream Gains ASME Certification
STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), a developer of applied efficiency technology solutions for oil and fuel delivery systems in the multi-billion dollar global energy market, announced today that the Company's AOT™ Midstream has achieved ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Section VIII, Division 1 certification. MarketWire

My Gym Children's Fitness Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary; Announces "Fit and Healthy Family" National Contest
Back in 1983, a Los Angeles couple and their close friends saw the need for a place where parents could bring their kids for a different kind of experience. The result was My Gym Children's Fitness Center and its unique, innovative and ever-changing fitness program for kids MarketWire

Plan for Spring & Summer Travel With Vancouver Hotel Packages
There are plenty of reasons to visit Vancouver, from stopping over before a cruise to attending a business convention. No matter what brings one to town, the Residence Inn Vancouver Downtown has some great deals at its hotel near trendy Robson Street shopping. MarketWire

BMO Financial Group Donates $25,000 to Support Assistance Efforts in Boston
BMO Financial Group today announced it will donate $25,000 to One Fund Boston to help provide assistance to those affected by Monday's bombings in Boston. MarketWire

Covanta CFO Sanjiv Khattri to Deliver Keynote Presentation at the 21st Annual North American Waste-to-Energy Conference
Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced that Sanjiv Khattri, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be delivering a keynote address at the 21st Annual North American Waste-to-Energy Conference (NAWTEC) in Ft. Myers, FL on April 22. MarketWire

Dalfen Group Acquires a Performing Mortgage Note in North Carolina and an Industrial Building in Tempe, AZ
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

Federal Court Rules Phoenix Police Officers Can Be Forced to Give DNA Samples Without Warrant
Judicial Watch announced today a decision by the United States District Court for the District of Arizona dismissing a lawsuit by Phoenix police officers Daniel Bill, Bryan Hanania, and Michael Malpass, who were forced to give DNA samples in the "Death Unknown" case of slain police officer Sean Drenth. MarketWire

NARR8 Introduces Motion Comics Autoplay & New In-App Purchase Content Unlock System for iOS Platforms as Part of Evolving Business Model
Digital content channel and free-to-use mobile app NARR8 has released an all-new in-app purchase system for iPad and iPad Mini today. The purchase system lets users unlock episodes of their favorite content, as part of the app's developing business model to monetize some of the best content available on mobile MarketWire

Contemporary Indian, Ultra Modern, Kinesthetically Able and Transgender Dance Collide for Impassioned Florida Dance Festival
Florida Dance Festival returns for the fourth year in a row to the University of South Florida School of Theatre and Dance, June 17-29. The festival, presented by Florida's premier, statewide arts/dance service organization, Florida Dance Association, is the preeminent annual dance workshop event in the southeastern United States MarketWire

Inspire Malibu's Dr. A. R. Mohammad Recognized by KTLA as Leading Alcoholism Expert
Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Inspire Malibu, recognized by many as one of the top drug rehab and addiction treatment centers in Malibu, California and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California, was recently featured as a leading alcoholism expert by Los Angeles news leader, KTLA MarketWire

Amplify Partners With Core Knowledge; Acquires Rights to New Language Arts Program
Amplify Learning is pleased to announce it has signed an exclusive license agreement with the Core Knowledge Foundation for 20-year rights to its widely respected Core Knowledge Language Arts program for grades for K-3. MarketWire

StockNewsNow Radio Show and Podcast With AL International, Matmown and Profit Planners Management Sponsored by Shoreline Energy, Now Available on StockNewsNow.com
SNN Incorporated is pleased to announce that the StockNewsNow Radio Show and Podcast with AL International, Matmown, and Profit Planners Management, is now available on the home page of StockNewsNow.com, YouTube, and iTunes. StockNewsNow Radio highlights public and private emerging growth micro-cap and small-cap companies MarketWire

New Data Underscores Need for Ecotech Institute's Business Administration - Sustainability Program
As more industries develop a commitment to green practices, the number of business-related jobs that require sustainability knowledge are on the rise. According to Ecotech Institute's Clean Jobs Index, there were 59,803 U.S.-based jobs available in March that met the criteria of green jobs within a business environment MarketWire

Online Gaming to Be Discussed at the 2013 East Coast Gaming Congress & Hospitality Forum
The legalization and effect of Internet gambling brings a myriad of legal, regulatory and operational questions. Six nationally recognized industry experts will address these questions at the 17th annual East Coast Gaming Congress & Hospitality Forum, May 21-22 at the historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. MarketWire

Sixth Annual SAVO Sales Enablement Summit to Unveil Breakthrough Smarter Selling(TM) Strategies
SAVO, the market leader in sales enablement, today announced the final lineup of its annual Sales Enablement Summit, which includes a rare mix of market influencers and thought-leaders, best selling authors, and SAVO customers. MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor Reports First Quarter 2013 Results
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) MarketWire

Neither Feast Nor Famine for U.S. Leisure Travelers
Consumer spending may be on the rise, but when it comes to leisure travel, many Americans are still feeling frugal. According to a new report by travel industry research authority PhoCusWright (www.phocuswright.com/products/4251), overall leisure travel incidence remained flat in the past year, and many of the U.S. adults who managed to vacation took fewer and shorter trips MarketWire

National Bankshares, Inc. Reports First Quarter Income
Today, National Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NKSH) announced results for the first quarter of 2013. Net income was $4.22 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. Basic net income per share was $0.61. The return on average assets for the first quarter was 1.56% and the return on average equity was 11.26%. At March 31, 2013, the Company had total assets of $1.10 billion, an increase of 1 MarketWire

Comply365 Launches Content365(TM) -- Content Creation for the Mobile Enterprise
Comply365® has launched Content365™ -- an easy-to-use content creation solution that combines simple authoring with instant distribution anywhere on any device. Content365 gives corporate a faster, more consistent, streamlined way to create, edit, and deliver content and gives users enhanced display, navigation and interaction with their content MarketWire

Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) Provides Education to Families at "Real Help Now" West Coast Medical Conference
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Infrared5 Participating in the Intel Ultimate Coder Challenge
Infrared5, an innovative Boston-based interactive studio, today announced that the company is one of only seven developer teams participating in the Intel® Ultimate Coder Challenge, and the only East Coast team. MarketWire

Koninklijke Ten Cate NV: Declaration of dividend TenCate for 2012
During the Annual General Meetingof Shareholders of Royal Ten Cate, which washeld on Thursday 18 April 2013, the dividend for the 2012 financial yearwasdeclared at EUR 0.50 (2011: EUR 0.95) per ordinary share of EUR 2.50 parvalue. MarketWire

LECTRA: Lectra continues to improve product development with Modaris(R) V7R2
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technologysolutions dedicated to industries using soft materials-fabrics,leather,technical textiles and composite materials-is pleased to announceModaris®V7R2, the latest release of its product development solution for pattern-making,grading and 3D prototyping. MarketWire

Mountain America Credit Union Donates More Than $60,000 to Charities
With its donation growing all season as the Utah Jazz made hundreds of three-point shots, Mountain America Credit Union closed the Jazz home season by presenting $25,000 to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation to support the Huntsman Cancer Institute. Mountain America donated $50 for every three-point basket made by the Jazz during the 2012-13 season MarketWire

Symantec Announces Global Strategic Partner Excellence Awards at Vision 2013
Symantec Vision 2013 -- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the winners of the Global Strategic Partner Excellence Awards. The awards, which were presented during the 2013 Symantec Vision conference in Las Vegas, recognize partners for their commitment to driving business success and positively contributing to customers, the partner community and Symantec. MarketWire

SEI to Announce First-Quarter 2013 Earnings on Wednesday, April 24, 2013
SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ: SEIC) announced today that it intends to release first-quarter 2013 earnings on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, before the markets open. The company will also hold a conference call to discuss these financial results beginning at 2:00 p.m. ET. MarketWire

Soft Scrub(R) and Caesarstone Introduce Partnership
Soft Scrub®, a leading line of kitchen and bath cleansers, has announced a new partnership with Caesarstone®. Select Soft Scrub products will be part of a social media give away at Caesarstone's booth during the upcoming Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), April 19-21 in New Orleans MarketWire

American National Bankshares Inc. Reports First Quarter 2013 Earnings
American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ: AMNB) MarketWire

Indiana University Health Unlocks Data From Hospitals and Physicians With 90-Day Implementation of Health Catalyst Data Warehouse
Health Catalyst announced today that Indiana University Health (IU Health), Indiana's most comprehensive healthcare system, used the Health Catalyst Late-Binding™ Data Warehouse to create a centralized repository of core clinical, financial and patient satisfaction information from across its network in an unprecedented 90 days. MarketWire

Number of Adults in U.S. Who Use E-Books Topped 50 Million in 2012 -- But Consumer Base, Buying Habits Changing
Simba Information, the market research firm specializing in publishing and media, has released the fifth edition of its Trade E-Book Publishing report series, which has closely followed the digital book market since 2009 MarketWire

PHOTO ADVISORY: Earth Day/Spring Cleaning Infographic
Caption: As the days get longer and the weather nicer, people begin new household projects and spring cleaning is among the most popular. It's important to remember that many items found in cabinets, garages and under the sink should not be thrown away with regular household garbage, as they can be hazardous to the environment or even our health MarketWire

RBD Appoints Jim Sander Senior Vice President of Sales & Business Development
Retail Business Development (RBD), the leading provider of retail sales acceleration services, today announced that Jim Sander has joined the company to serve as the Senior Vice President of Sales & Business Development. Sander will report to CEO Jimmy Ralph and will be responsible for the company's sales strategy, growth, and execution. MarketWire

WellStar Energy Announces 1st Well Drilled and 2nd Well Spud on Potential Primary Acquisition Assets and Provides Transaction Update
WELLSTAR ENERGY CORP. (TSX VENTURE: WSE.H)(FRANKFURT: W6V1) ("WellStar", or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the first well has been drilled and the second well has been spud on its anticipated primary non-operated joint venture ("JV") in Dunn County, North Dakota MarketWire

Families Head to Moon Dance This Summer for Fun in the Sun
Thrill the entire family with an unforgettable summer escape to Moon Dance Resorts, offering two distinctive destinations in beautiful Negril, Jamaica, with luxurious, family-friendly accommodations that let you spread out, relax and enjoy your tropical home away from home -- along with their lowest rates of the year during the summer months MarketWire

Brookfield Canada Office Properties Declares May 2013 Monthly Distribution
The Board of Trustees of Brookfield Canada Office Properties (TSX: BOX.UN) (NYSE: BOXC) announced a distribution of $0.0975 per trust unit payable on May 15, 2013 to holders of Trust units of record at the close of business on April 30, 2013. MarketWire

CCA Announces Final Results of Tender Offer for 2017 Notes
CCA (NYSE: CXW) (the "Company" or "Corrections Corporation of America"), announced today the expiration and final results of its tender offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding $465 million aggregate principal amount 7 3/4% Senior Notes due 2017 (the "2017 Notes") and its related consent solicitation (together, the "Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation") MarketWire

Mosaik Solutions Unveils 2013 Mobile & Broadband Network Coverage Poster
(Competitive Carriers Association Global Expo) - Mosaik Solutions, the global source for geospatial network intelligence, today announces the availability of its 2013 Mobile & Broadband Network Coverage poster MarketWire

EMR Market Over $20 Billion: Report
Driven by hospital IT upgrades and the lure of government incentives, the market for electronic medical records (EMR) exceeded 20 billion dollars in 2012, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher says vendors should see robust sales this year and next as vendors try to avoid U.S. government penalties for paper record use MarketWire

NYGARD's Spring Fashion Show Supports the Fight Against Breast Cancer
NYGARD International recently unveiled their 2013 Spring Collection at the NYGARD flagship store in Winnipeg, Canada during a fashion show that highlighted the company's ongoing commitment to eradicate breast cancer. Following the unveiling of the latest NYGARD spring fashions, ten very special models were presented -- all who currently have breast cancer MarketWire

EmbroidMe Is Your Promotional Marketing Partner
Anyone running a successful business knows how important it is to hire people who are experts in their fields. Hiring the right people can mean the difference between worrying if a job is getting done and resting easy because you know it will be handled MarketWire

SmartMetric vs Visa & MasterCard Patent Infringement Lawsuit
SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) -- Speaking this morning, the President and CEO of SmartMetric, Inc., Ms MarketWire

Awarepoint's Continues to Drive Growth and Innovation
Awarepoint Corporation, the largest real-time location system (RTLS) corporation dedicated exclusively to healthcare, announced strong sales momentum and new technology innovations in the first quarter of 2013. Organizations continue to partner with Awarepoint to optimize clinical workflow and reduced operating costs, while improving patient flow, safety and satisfaction. MarketWire

Benz Communications Announces Key Executive Hires
Benz Communications today announced that the Firm has filled two newly created executive positions with senior talent from Aon Hewitt and Employee Benefit News. Benz Communications is a leading HR and benefits communication strategy firm. MarketWire

Duncan Aviation Partners With Marathon Health, Inc. for Worksite HealthCare
Marathon Health, Inc. today announced an agreement with Duncan Aviation to serve as the business aircraft service provider's onsite health services provider at two of its offices. MarketWire

Former Air Force Chief of Staff General Norton Schwartz Joins Aurora Board
Aurora Flight Sciences today announced that General Norton A. Schwartz, retired Air Force Chief of Staff, has been elected to its Board of Directors. General Schwartz entered the Air Force Academy in 1969 and retired as the 19th Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force in 2012 in a career spanning over 43 years. MarketWire

Gazelle Donation Drive Offers Consumers a "Cash Free" Way to Support Boston Marathon Attack Victims
Gazelle, the leading consumer electronics website and a Boston-based company, today announced the start of a donation drive to give consumers another way to donate to the victims of the Boston Marathon attack. MarketWire

Fred Water Presents Solution to Plastic Bottle Problem: Refill It!
As a bold statement in the bottled water industry, today Fred Water recommended refilling the brand's water bottles again and again! Fred's flask-shaped bottles are BPA and phthalate-free, making them safe to use and refill. As the only bottled beverage choice on the convenience store shelf that is made for refilling, Fred Water is built to last and constructed of recyclable PET #1 plastic MarketWire

Advanced Migraine Relief to Showcase Revolutionary Pain Management Procedure at The Houston Ultimate Women's Expo
Medical Director Dr. Jack Chapman to present "The Transforma Procedure- A Life Changing Procedure to Treat Chronic Migraines" on April 20 and 21 at Reliant Center Women are more than three times more likely to get migraine headaches More than 36 million people suffer from migraines in the United States Advanced Migraine Relief today announced that Medical Director Dr MarketWire

Radius Health to Present at BIO Business Forum(R)
Radius Health, Inc. ("Radius"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new therapeutics for the treatment of osteoporosis and other women's health conditions, announced that President and CEO Michael Wyzga will present at the 2013 BIO Business Forum® in Chicago at the 20th BIO International Convention. MarketWire

Open Business Conference to Bring Together IT and Business Decision-Makers, Developers, and Leading Technology Providers Focused on Open Issues Reshaping the Enterprise
Who:The Open Business Conference 2013 will bring together hundreds of business and IT decision-makers, independent software vendors, developers, legal professionals, integrators, VARS, consultants, venture capitalists and others active in the rapidly-expanding open technology community MarketWire

Maxwell Systems Launches New Branding That Reinforces Commitment to Empowering Construction Companies
Maxwell Systems, Inc., a leading provider of construction management software solutions, expert services, and best practices, today announced that it has launched a rebrand of its company. The rebrand initiative includes a new visual identity and a new tagline, Empowering Construction™. MarketWire

BRS Resources Provides Operational Update
BRS Resources (TSX VENTURE: BRS) ("BRS" or the "Company"), an upstream oil and gas exploration company focused on the Mediterranean region and in particular onshore Italy, is pleased to provide an update on its ongoing activities. BRS owns a membership interest in AleAnna Resources ("AleAnna"), one of the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies operating in Italy MarketWire

Newforma to Host Five One-Day User Conferences in Cities Across the U.S.A.
Newforma, a project information management (PIM) software company transforming building and infrastructure project delivery by integrating people, projects and process, today announced a new regional user conference series, The Newforma 2013 Road Show. The five one-day conferences are being held in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, and Houston MarketWire

ECOvanta Achieves e-Stewards Certification for Electronics Recycling
Basel Action Network (BAN), an environmental organization and the creator of the e-Stewards® certification, announced today that ECOvanta, the electronic waste (e-waste) recycling subsidiary of Covanta Energy Corporation located in Philadelphia, has achieved e-Stewards® certification MarketWire

AMD Reports 2013 First Quarter Results
AMD (NYSE: AMD) MarketWire

PunchTab Allows Developers to Build Rewards and Gamification Into Any Android App
Loyalty and engagement platform PunchTab today released a free Android SDK that will allow Android developers to attract and retain more users by adding customized loyalty and reward programs to any mobile application. MarketWire

Align Technology Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results
Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) MarketWire

Venrock Partners With VentureBeat to Recognize Health IT Innovation
Venrock, a pioneering venture capital firm established in 1969 by the Rockefeller family, today announced that the firm will present an award, including seed funding, to the winner of the Innovation Showdown early stage category at VentureBeat's HealthBeat Conference. The conference will take place May 20-21, 2013 in San Francisco MarketWire

Noe Valley's 2013 Garden Tour Features Janet Moyer Landscaping
Janet Moyer Landscaping (JML), a full service landscaping company in San Francisco devoted to addressing the unique constraints and challenges of urban gardens, will present a featured garden in the 2013 Noe Valley Garden Tour. MarketWire

Mission Hill Creamery and Rock the Earth Partner for Earth Day 2013
Mission Hill Organic Creamery, a sustainable and organically sourced ice cream business based in Santa Cruz, Calif., and Rock the Earth, a national nonprofit environmental organization that partners with the music industry, today announced that they will team to raise funds and awareness at Earth Day Santa Cruz. MarketWire

Cook County Sheriff's Office Deploys 250 AXON Flex Video Systems
TASER (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced that the Cook County Sheriff's Office is deploying 250 of its AXON Flex™ video systems. Demonstrating the flexibility of the AXON Flex systems, Cook County is configuring their devices in "offline mode" to download the video files into the existing data systems within Cook County. MarketWire

Box Adds to Industry's Deepest Bench of Enterprise Tech Executives
Box today announced the hiring of three enterprise technology leaders. Justin Somaini, formerly Chief Information Security Officer for Yahoo! and Symantec, joined Box as the company's first Chief Trust Officer. Niall Wall, also a veteran of Symantec, where he held several senior leadership roles, joined as Senior Vice President of Business Development MarketWire

This Earth Day Choose e-Statements for Your 529 Plan
In support of Earth Day, ScholarShare, California's 529 college savings program, is encouraging everyone with a 529 college savings account to help the environment and reduce paperwork by enrolling in ScholarShare's e-Delivery feature, which sends account reports electronically MarketWire

Plaza Bank Announces Improved Financial Results for the Quarter March 31, 2013
Plaza Bank (OTCBB: PLZB) (the "Bank") today reported unaudited net income for the first quarter of 2013 of $1,259,000, an increase of 328% compared to the prior year's first quarter net income of $294,000. Earnings per diluted share were $0.07, a 5 cent increase compared to the first quarter of 2012. Earnings were driven by a 42%, or $1 MarketWire

Developers Research Introduces a New Website Reflecting Its Revamped Strategies for a Post-Recession Real Estate Market
Developers Research, a national real estate consulting firm serving landowners, investors, developers and builders, today unveiled an enhanced, user-friendly website that reflects the changing needs of the industry as it recovers from the Great Recession: www.dev-res.com. MarketWire

2XU Continues Expansion With Debut Performance Center for North America
This Saturday April 20, Australia's 2XU, the leader in high performance athletic apparel, will open its first ever retail Performance Center in North America MarketWire

Theravance to Webcast 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 24, 2013
Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) announced today that it will webcast its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. MarketWire

Lucky Player Hits Tarzan(R) Lord Of The Jungle(TM) Top Jackpot for $310,648.26 at Saganing Eagles Landing Casino
Players around the country continue to love Aristocrat's Tarzan® Lord Of The Jungle™ slot. Now one lucky player has hit the game's top progressive jackpot for $310,648.26 while playing at Saganing Eagles Landing Casino in Standish, Mich. MarketWire

BMO Harris Bank Empowers Milwaukee Public Schools Students
In celebration of Financial Literacy Month, BMO Harris Bank announced today the launch of The BMO Harris Bank Financial Fluency For Students Program, a new initiative to bring critical financial literacy education to high school students across the Milwaukee Public School District. BMO Harris Bank has partnered with EverFi, Inc MarketWire

Expert Global Solutions Receives Distinguished 2013 Stevie(R) Award
Expert Global Solutions (EGS), a global leader in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry, announced today that two of its subsidiary companies, APAC Customer Services and NCO Financial Systems, were presented with a Stevie® Award in the Best Use of Technology in Customer Service in the seventh annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service MarketWire

Frank Ancona Honda in Kansas City Metro Unveils $6 Million Construction Progress in YouTube Video: Announces Construction Sale
Frank Ancona Honda unveiled recent construction progress during a YouTube video about its $6 million real estate project. During the video, Jason Heard, sales manager at Frank Ancona Honda, reviewed the development of the new showroom walls, lighting installation, parking additions and customer service enhancements. MarketWire

Cartus Introduces New Enhancements to CartusMobile(SM), Its Relocation App Used by Transferring Employees and Their Companies in 87 Countries
Cartus Corporation, a leading provider of global relocation services, today announced a suite of new enhancements to its CartusMobile(SM) app used by transferring employees and their companies in 87 countries. MarketWire

Methode Named One of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies by Forbes
Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI), a global developer of custom engineered and application specific products and solutions, today announced it has been named one of "America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies" by Forbes for the second year in a row. MarketWire

Women in Consulting (WIC) Names 2013 Board of Directors
Women in Consulting (WIC), a collaborative community of professional consultants and small-business owners, today announced its 2013 Board of Directors. MarketWire

Smoothie Franchise Sales Battle: How Did Robeks and Jamba Compare in 2012?
Smoothie franchises shook off the effects of the recession in 2012, with same-store sales growing for several companies. But in a brand-by-brand battle for new customers, who gained the most ground? Possibly Robeks, a 113-store smoothie franchise based in Los Angeles that saw sales steadily rise throughout 2012, with same-store sales up 6% for the year and 10% for the quarter. MarketWire

Cheapflights.ca Hits the Streets
According to the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association 2013 Canadian Chef Survey published last month, food trucks and street food have once again made their list of top 10 hot trends. The travel experts at Cheapflights MarketWire

Hospitality Technology Names 2013 Hotel Visionary Award Winners
Hospitality Technology (HT) magazine has named the winners of the 2013 Hotel Visionary Awards. Every year, HT presents a select group of lodging companies with accolades for outstanding achievement in delivering technological excellence. This year's honorees are Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Choice Hotels International, Hyatt Hotels and Red Roof Inns. MarketWire

JDSU Schedules Fiscal 2013 Third Quarter Financial Results Announcement and Webcast
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced that it will report financial results for its fiscal 2013 third quarter ended March 30, 2013, on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, after the close of the market. MarketWire

Citizenship and Immigration Canada Designates World Education Services to Provide Educational Credential Assessments Under Federal Skilled Worker Program
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has designated World Education Services Canada (WES Canada) as a provider of educational credential assessments for applicants applying under the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) for immigration. MarketWire

Award-Winning Producer of "The Walking Dead" Gale Anne Hurd to Keynote BlogHer '13
BlogHer, Inc., the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women, announced today that Gale Anne Hurd will be a featured keynote speaker at BlogHer '13 on Saturday, July 27, 2013 in Chicago. MarketWire

Corio announces resolutions of AGM of 18 April 2013
On 18 April 2013 the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ('AGM') of Corio was held, at which the following resolutions were passed: GlobeNewswire

Koninklijke Ten Cate NV : Declaration of dividend TenCate for 2012
During the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Royal Ten Cate, which was held on Thursday 18 April 2013, the dividend for the 2012 financial year was declared at € 0.50 (2011: € 0.95) per ordinary share of € 2.50 par value. GlobeNewswire

EVS Broadcast Equipment invites its shareholders to the Ordinary General Meeting on May 21, 2013
EVS Broadcast Equipment, the leading provider of live video production systems, today published the invitation to its Ordinary General Meeting to be held on May 21, 2013, at its headquarters in Liège. GlobeNewswire

Santhera Publishes Agenda for Annual Shareholders' Meeting
Santhera Pharmaceuticals Holding AG /Santhera Publishes Agenda for Annual Shareholders' Meeting. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Conversion ratio final stock dividend Nutreco 1 share for 46.5
Nutreco announces that the conversion ratio of the final stock dividend has been determined. This will amount to 1 new ordinary share for every 46.5 existing ordinary shares. Based on the average weighted price of 16, 17 and 18 April 2013 of EUR 67.1722, a 1/46.5 share represents a value of EUR 1.4446, which is approximately equal to the gross dividend in cash of EUR 1 GlobeNewswire

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

Crescent Hotel Beverly Hills Reveals New Bar and Lounge Menu at an Approachable Price Point
Spring has sprung, and tasting notes at Crescent Hotel Beverly Hills ring in monthly wine picks and menu pairing specials. The new bar and lounge menu offers a monthly selection of appetizers, entrées, and desserts paired with a glass of wine, and at an approachable price point -- starting at $10 MarketWire

Top 10 Ways Commercial Real Estate Professionals Can Go Green for Earth Day
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International has issued its "Top 10 Ways" commercial real estate professionals can make energy efficiency and sustainability a priority on Earth Day and every day. With the office building industry accounting for nearly 20 percent of U.S MarketWire

Plus8 Global Ventures (CNSX:PGT) Begins Trading on Canadian National Stock Exchange - Video Summary on www.investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, April 18, 2013 - Plus8 Global Ventures (CNSX:PGT) is one of the latest new listings on the Canadian National Stock Exchange. Plus8 Global is a financial products and services company that offers investors an innovative way to look at the financial markets. GlobeNewswire

Decisions of Sampo plc's Annual General Meeting
SAMPO PLC    STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE     18 April 2013 at 5.20 pm GlobeNewswire

Harte-Hanks Announces 1st Quarter 2013 Financial Results Conference Call
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS), a worldwide direct and targeted multichannel marketing company, is scheduled to release its first quarter 2013 financial results on Thursday, April 25, 2013. The company will host a conference call to discuss the earnings release on April 25, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time MarketWire

Smartronix Forges Partnership With Xceedium
Amazon Web Services NYC Summit - Smartronix, a global leader in delivering agile, secure, and innovative technology solutions, announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Xceedium, a leading cloud security company offering privileged identity management solutions. MarketWire

Mortgage Rates Move Lower Again, Near Record Lows
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving lower this week amid data showing weaker consumer spending. This marks the third consecutive week fixed-rate mortgages have moved lower as the housing market continues to recover. MarketWire

Volkswagen of America Appoints Mark C. McNabb as Chief Operating Officer
Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today announced the appointment of Mark C. McNabb as Chief Operating Officer for the VW brand. McNabb, 51, will join the company effective May 1 and will be responsible for the management of Sales, Aftersales and Customer Experience for the brand. McNabb will report to Jonathan Browning, President and CEO, Volkswagen Group of America MarketWire

NexHorizon Communications, Inc. to Announce Schedule for Super 10K Filing
NexHorizon Communications, Inc. (OTC Pink: NXHZ) (the "Company") Reorganization Update - Election to file a Super 10K, specifically, a combined filing of annual reports for calendar years 2010, 2011, 2012, and portions of year 2013. MarketWire

Companies Risking Their Assets With Outdated Software
An astounding 87 percent of corporate computers are missing critical software updates that could threaten business security, according to F-Secure data from around 200,000 workstations mostly in Europe. Among the most common missing updates are those for Java, Microsoft technologies, Adobe Flash Player, Firefox and Open Office. MarketWire

Handy Networks Deploys Noction IRP to Deliver Faster, More Reliable Internet Connectivity
Handy Networks, a Hosting Solutions Provider, has announced the deployment of Noction Intelligent Routing Platform (IRP). The company is replacing the existing Internap FCP appliance with the Noction's product to further improve its network reliability, reduce latency, and enhance the end-user experience. MarketWire

Every Day is Earth Day at Eminence Organic Skin Care
With Earth Day 2013 fast approaching it is time to reflect on the many ways we can play an active part in keeping our planet healthy. Make green thinking a part of everyday life and not just something you engage in once a year. At Eminence every day is Earth Day! By making Eminence your skin care choice you really can green your beauty regime. MarketWire

Leading Architecture Firms to Discuss Architects' Influence on Future of Sustainability
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CDS Global Grows Customer Service Center Business, Ramps Up Hiring in Des Moines and Boone
CDS Global, a leader in end-to-end business process outsourcing, announced today that it is hiring customer care representatives in Des Moines and Boone, Iowa, to support new business at the company's facilities in both cities. MarketWire

Undertone Appoints Sal Candela as VP, Mobile Strategic Sales
Undertone, which creates digital advertising solutions for brands, today announced the appointment of Sal Candela as Vice President, Mobile Strategic Sales. In his newly created role, Candela will be responsible for shaping Undertone's mobile strategy and driving mobile ad sales amongst agencies and brands. Candela's appointment follows a period of sustained growth in Undertone's mobile business MarketWire

Music Choice Selects Drobo to Protect Audio and Video Files Streamed to Millions Nationwide
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7 Steps for Housing Authorities to Mitigate the Impact of Sequestration
Sequestration is already affecting some local housing authorities, which have suspended the issuance of Section 8 vouchers MarketWire

InsideSales.com Enhances Enterprise-Class Capabilities With U.S. - EU Safe Harbor Status and TRUSTe Certified Privacy Seal
InsideSales.com, the leading provider of sales automation technology for inside sales professionals, today announced its participation in the TRUSTe® U.S. - EU Safe Harbor Certification program and is certified to display the TRUSTe Certified Privacy Seal. MarketWire

Over 70% of Pay-TV Subscribers in Western Europe Able to Receive Multiscreen Services Like TV Everywhere
International research firm Parks Associates today announced it is accepting speaker submissions for the eighth-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe, 12-13 November in Amsterdam at the Mövenpick Hotel. The executive conference will address challenges and new business strategies for monetizing connected-home services, including video, tech support, and home management. MarketWire

Introducing Mosey: A Simple Way to Create Curated Day Trips for Your Friends, Fans, and Fans-to-Be
Mosey announces the launch of mosey.com, a platform of mobile and social micro-guides that enable users to create and share the perfect day trip (Mosey). MarketWire

Jenne Captures Avaya Learning Award for Training Excellence for "Highest Student Satisfaction" and "Highest Response Rate" For First Quarter, 2013
Jenne, Inc., a leading value-added distributor of IP telephony, audio and video conferencing, unified communications, data networking and IT security products, announced that it has been recognized as a recipient of the Avaya Learning Partner's (ALP) Recognition Program for the sixth quarter in a row. For Q1 of 2013, Jenne was a recipient of Avaya Learning Partner awards for the U.S MarketWire

Datapipe Recognized in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting
Datapipe, a global provider of managed services and infrastructure for outsourced IT and cloud computing, today announced it has been named in the "2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting, North America." The Gartner Magic Quadrant is widely recognized as one of the most influential market analyses for enterprises seeking to evaluate Managed Hosting. MarketWire

Marijuana-Themed Sub Shop to Host Nation's Largest 420 Celebration
Leave it to the nation's only marijuana-themed restaurant, Cheba Hut "Toasted" Subs, to host one of the biggest 420 celebrations in Boulder, Colo. This is the counter-culture-themed franchise's 15th consecutive year celebrating the holiday dedicated to those who enjoy the "high" life of cannabis culture. MarketWire

Astro-Med Awarded PMA Approval for Cockpit Printer by the FAA
Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) announced today that it was awarded Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) by the FAA for a configuration of the ToughWriter® 4 ruggedized airborne printer. The PMA approval is significant because it permits Astro-Med to independently provide its ToughWriter 4 ruggedized airborne printers for use on certificated production and retrofit aircraft in the United States MarketWire

ZMDI, a Global Semiconductor Company, Introduces the ZSSC3015: a New Sensor Signal Conditioner for Automotive-Qualified, Cost-Optimized Applications
Editors' note: A photo is associated with this press release. MarketWire

Real Estate Exchange, Producers Forum(TM), Announces Pro Release
Producers Forum, Inc., Palo Alto, CA, today announced the release of the "Pro" level of its real estate exchange. Producers Forum, www.producersforum.com, provides an efficient and proprietary means to successfully connect real estate sales professionals serving both motivated buyers and eager sellers MarketWire

American River Bankshares Reports First Quarter 2013 Results
American River Bankshares (NASDAQ: AMRB) today reported net income of $622,000, or $0.07 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2013 compared to $712,000, or $0.07 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2012. MarketWire

TAB Bank Provides Snowbird Environmental Systems Corporation With a $2 Million Senior Revolving Credit Facility
TAB Bank is pleased to announce it has provided a $2 million senior revolving credit facility for Snowbird Environmental Systems Corporation of Jacksonville, FL. The new facility has been extended through a multi-year agreement. MarketWire

Fulton Financial Corporation Announces Webcast of Annual Shareholders' Meeting
Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT) today announced that it will webcast its 31st Annual Shareholders' Meeting on Monday, April 29 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

SKLZ and Athletes' Performance Launch New Facility to Deliver Training and Products to Maximize Human Performance
SKLZ, the industry leader in athletic performance and skill development products, and Athletes' Performance, the leader in integrated human performance for elite and professional athletes, today announced the grand opening of Athletes' Performance - San Diego within SKLZ headquarters in Southern California. MarketWire

Signature Devices, Inc. Announces Anticipated Professional Team Expansion and Share Count Increase
Signature Devices, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SDVI) is pleased to announce that it is in process of selecting an accounting firm to audit 2008 -2012 financials in its efforts to achieve current reporting status with Pink Sheets, as well as retaining legal advisers to facilitate and oversee legal disputes resolution MarketWire

Water Technologies International Attends the Inter-American Development Banking Conference in Fast Growing Panama City, Panama
Water Technologies International, Inc. (OTC Pink: WTII) announced today that after attending the Inter-American Development Banking Conference in Panama City, Panama, the Company intends to pursue distribution and sales opportunities of its Atmospheric Water Generators in Panama. This conference was attended by the top investment banking firms from all over the world. MarketWire

Costamare Inc. Sets the Date for Its First Quarter 2013 Results Release, Conference Call and Webcast
Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE), announced today that it will release its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013 after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Following the earnings release, on the following day, Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. EDT, Costamare's management team will hold a conference call to discuss the financial results. MarketWire

Nuvilex, Inc. and Diabetes Research Institute Have Similar Approach to Islet Cell Transplantation
Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB: NVLX) has "Cell-in-a-Box," the Diabetes Research Institute has BioHub. One is cell encapsulation technology, and the other is an integrated spongy wafer. While they have different names and a different structure, the idea is the same -- building a fully protected home to house pancreatic islet (insulin-producing) cells for transplantation into diabetics. MarketWire

ALR Technologies Joins America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) as an Affiliate Organization Member
ALR Technologies (OTCBB: ALRT) announced that it had become an Affiliate Organization Member of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), the national trade association for the health insurance industry. Affiliate Membership provides ALRT with opportunities to access AHIP member organizations, many of which are potential clients for ALRT's Health-e-Connect Diabetes Management Program MarketWire

Act-On Has Record Setting First Quarter, Driven by Customer Momentum and Partner Ecosystem Expansion
Act-On Software, a leading provider of cloud-based integrated marketing automation software, today announced record Q1 2013 results, marking another quarter of torrid customer, partner and employee growth. During the first quarter, Act-On's revenues were 247 percent of revenues during the same period last year; employee headcount increased by 100 percent over the same period last year MarketWire

Cloudera Teams With Leading Universities to Bridge the Big Data Talent Gap
Cloudera, the category leader that sets the standard for Apache Hadoop in the enterprise, today announced the launch of the Cloudera Academic Partnership (CAP), a global program designed to equip leading universities around the world with curriculum and training to offer comprehensive Big Data courses for engineering and analytics students MarketWire

Talon International Rejects Unsolicited Proposal From Comvest Capital LLC
Talon International, Inc. (OTCQB: TALN), a leading global supplier of zippers, apparel fasteners, trim and interlining products, announced today that its Board of Directors received an unsolicited proposal from Comvest Capital LLC on April 16, 2013 to acquire all outstanding common stock of Talon at a price of $0.03 per share in cash. MarketWire

Top High School Students Selected by AAJA for Specialized Media Training
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is proud to announce the 42 outstanding high school students who will attend the 2013 JCamp at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The six-day program from June 21 to 26 will conclude with an all-star reception at the American Society of News Editors convention. MarketWire

AnyMeeting Rolls Out New Mobile Apps for iPad and Android
AnyMeeting, the leading web conference, webinar and online meeting solution for small business, today announced it has released new mobile apps for iPad and Android tablets. MarketWire

Sumo Logic Accelerates Enterprise Cloud Deployments With Unified Public and Private Cloud Log Management, Monitoring and Analytics
Sumo Logic, the next-generation log management and analytics company, today announced new functionality that allows customers to rapidly analyze logs generated by software, platform and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) environments. In addition, Sumo Logic now also supports hosted collection for those companies who choose to store their logs directly in their Amazon S3 environment. MarketWire

Exterro's Spring Training Webcast Series to Address Latest Advancements in Legal Hold Management
Exterro®, the leading provider of unified electronic discovery software, today announced a new webcast series addressing issues and trends around legal hold processes and technology. Exterro's Legal Hold Spring Training webcast series will air on May 9, May 15 and June 3 MarketWire

RealBiz Media Group, Inc. Announces Move to a New HTML 5 Platform for All of Its Virtual Tour Products and a New Mobile VT Application to Capture the Mobile and Tablet User
RealBiz Media Group, Inc. (OTCQB: RBIZ) has announced the advanced Beta release of its new Virtual Tour (VT) technology for the real estate market MarketWire

Quebec Teens to Play Ball Hockey in Support of the ONEXONE First Nations School Breakfast Program
While the Montreal Canadiens and their fans focus on making the NHL playoffs, over 150 young street hockey players from around Montreal will be storming the nets this weekend in a charity event to help feed underserved First Nations children right here at home. MarketWire

QuickLogic Announces Q1, 2013 Earnings Conference Call
QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the innovator in low-power Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs), has scheduled a conference call to discuss the company's earnings results for its fiscal first quarter on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time / 5:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. MarketWire

Nissin Chemical and Shin-Etsu MicroSi Enter U.S. Market With Vinyl Resins Used for Paints, Coatings, Inks and Adhesives
Nissin Chemical of Japan and Shin-Etsu MicroSi of Phoenix have teamed up to provide the U.S. market with solution vinyl resins, a key component in the manufacturing of paints, coatings, inks, adhesives and films MarketWire

Panacea Healthcare Solutions' Publishing Division to Announce New ICD-10 Training Resource at HCCA 2013 Compliance Institute
Panacea Healthcare Solutions, Inc., publisher of industry-leading ICD-10monitor.com plans to unveil its newest publication, ICD-10-PCS Solutions at the 2013 HCCA Compliance Institute on April 22. This hands-on "training" newsletter is designed to assist hospital coding, compliance and reimbursement professionals make a smoother transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10. MarketWire

FACE Launches Pulsar TRAC, the First Social Media Research Platform Made for Big Data
Today Face, the global strategic insight agency, announced the release of Pulsar TRAC, an advanced social intelligence platform which pushes social media research beyond keyword tracking. MarketWire

Avaya IP Office Delivers Significant TCO Benefits for Mid-Sized Business Collaboration in Independent Lab Test
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Telx Secures New US Connections to Brazil With Seaborn Networks
Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud enablement services and datacenter solutions, today announced that Seaborn Networks, the developer and operator of the first direct submarine cable between the New York metro area and Sao Paulo, Seabras-1, is establishing new gateways to Brazil in several of Telx's NYC metro area facilities MarketWire

Seamless Members Go Green: San Francisco Most Eco-Friendly City
Being eco-conscious doesn't have to mean sacrificing all creature comforts. As Earth Day approaches, it's a good time to remember that even the little things can make a big impact. Today, Seamless (www.seamless.com), the leading mobile and online service for ordering delivery and takeout food from more than 12,000 top restaurants in the U.S MarketWire

NFL Denver Broncos Wide Receiver Eric Decker Teams Up With MusclePharm
MusclePharm Corporation (OTCQB: MSLP), a nutritional supplement company focused on active lifestyles, is proud to announce an endorsement deal with Denver Broncos Wide Receiver Eric Decker. As part of the relationship, Decker will represent MusclePharm in a series of advertisements, media appearances, and social media outlets. MarketWire

Work Area Clearance Underway on Holloman's Cooper Basin Licenses
Holloman Energy Corporation (OTCQB: HENC) ("Holloman") initiated Work Area Clearance ("WAC") on Petroleum Exploration License ("PEL") 444 on April 9, 2013. WAC is the process by which Australia's Native Title Holders review proposed exploration sites to insure planned activity does not harm the cultural integrity of the land to be explored MarketWire

bigtincan Unveils New App for Microsoft SharePoint
bigtincan, creator of bigtincan hub, a next-generation content and productivity solution for mobile devices, announced today the new bigtincan hub for SharePoint app for mobile devices supporting iOS, Android, and soon, HTML5-based systems MarketWire

Xero and ZenPayroll Announce Partnership to Expand Cloud Capabilities
Xero, the global leader in online accounting software, and ZenPayroll, a leading provider of online payroll software, have come together to offer small businesses an easy and collaborative way to oversee their payroll and finances. Now, small businesses can integrate ZenPayroll data directly with Xero, allowing more control over money management and employee payroll. MarketWire

Salem Communications to Present at the 14th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference
Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, announced today that the Company will present at the 14th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference Tuesday, May 21st at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel MarketWire

The 5th European Economic Congress - May 13-15, 2013, Katowice
This year's 5th European Economic Congress (EEC) will take place in a different Europe than that of its previous editions. The problems related to economic slowdown have unveiled new scope for debate on where and at what pace the European project is heading. Europe reassesses its internal structures and policies, and defines its role anew in the world GlobeNewswire

Can Facebook help reduce loneliness among the elderly? Telenor Norway wants more senior citizens socialising online
(Fornebu, April 18th 2013) With the launch of the digital tool "Senior Citizens' Guide to Social Media" in Norway, Telenor wants to encourage the elderly to become more active online. In a large survey of the online habits of the elderly, almost 70% said that they currently don't use social media. GlobeNewswire

STMicroelectronics Provides Near-Field-Communication Controller for New Android-Based Smartphone
NFC[1] technology from ST successfully passes all tests and certifications GlobeNewswire

Veidekke ASA: Veidekke to build eco-flats in Stockholm
Veidekke Entreprenad has been commissioned by Veidekke Bostad to build 110 flats in Stureby south of Stockholm. Both the production process and the flats will be environmentally certified with the Nordic ecolabel. The value of the contract is SEK 170 million excluding VAT. GlobeNewswire

PG Alluvial Mining PLC Files Prospectus for GXG Market Listing
PG Alluvial Mining PLC (PG5), a gold mining and exploration development enterprise, with operations located in Mali, Africa's third most prolific mining territory, today announced that it is preparing a prospectus to submit to the securities regulatory authorities in Denmark, so that it may move from First Quote to the Official List on GXG Markets. GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Identifies 100 Key Scientific Research Fronts
Climate-related research, energy exploration and cell signaling are among the most active areas GlobeNewswire

Travel Industry Veteran Mark Egan Joins Farelogix Team
Farelogix announced today that Mark Egan has joined the company as Vice President, Sales and Business Development. As a member of Farelogix's expanded airline customer engagement team, Mr. Egan will focus on sales of the Farelogix Airline Commerce Gateway, the company's multi-channel commerce and retailing platform. MarketWire

UMeWorld New Trading Symbol "UMEWF" to Be Effective From April 18, 2013
UMeWorld Limited (OTCQB: ALRXF) (OTCQB: UMEWF) today announced that the company's new trading symbol "UMEWF" will become effective at the opening of trading on the OTC QB on April 18, 2013. The new trading symbol is the result of the company's new name, which was previously announced on April 15, 2013. MarketWire

Tesco and PNI Launch New Tesco Photo Prints App for Android(TM)
PNI Digital Media (TSX: PN)(OTCBB: PNDMF) ("PNI" or the "Company"), the leading innovator in online and in-store digital media solutions for retailers, and Tesco, the UK's leading consumer retail chain, announced the release of the new Tesco Photo Prints mobile app for Android. The new Tesco Photo Prints app is free and available today on Google Play at https://play.google MarketWire

The Sports Trading Club Reports Record First Quarter Profits of 305%
The Sports Trading Club has reported a 305% profit for the first quarter of 2013 sending a clear message to investors that trading on sports and prediction markets is an emerging industry to rival traditional financial markets. MarketWire

Email Campaigns Are Driving More Traffic to Tourism Websites: iPerceptions Report
iPerceptions Inc., a leading provider of online Voice of Customer (VoC) analytics derived from actual visitor feedback, today announced the release of its 'Online Satisfaction and Experience in the Hospitality Industry' report for Q4 2012. MarketWire

Tensilica CTO, Chris Rowen, to Discuss Successful Porting With Imaging Processors at Embedded Vision Summit
Who: Dr. Chris Rowen, Tensilica CTO What: Dr. Rowen will present "Porting Applications to High-Performance Imaging DSPs" at the Embedded Vision Summit. His discussion will highlight imaging's insatiable appetite for more computing throughput at low power and specify key considerations and steps for porting and tuning applications on a high-performance imaging DSP MarketWire

Dynamic Materials Corporation Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
Dynamic Materials Corporation ("DMC") (NASDAQ: BOOM), will announce its first quarter financial results after the stock market closes on Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Following the earnings release, executive management will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast. MarketWire

Impinj to Showcase GrandPrix(TM), the Industry's Only RFID Platform, at 11th Annual RFID Journal Live Conference and Exhibition
Leading UHF Gen 2 radio frequency identification (RFID) technology provider Impinj, Inc. today announced plans to showcase the GrandPrix platform along with several new products at the 11th Annual RFID Journal Live Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, FL April 30 through May 2 MarketWire

Red Giant Entertainment Inc. Secures $5,000,000 Equity Line for Expansion
Red Giant Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: REDG), an innovative Intellectual Property company specializing in high quality characters and content for use in a variety of media and entertainment, is pleased to announce that it has secured an equity line of credit up to $5,000,000 to be used for funding their 'Giant-Size' initiative, announced March 11, 2013 MarketWire

Licht + Design Chooses Bridgelux as Premier Lighting Supplier
Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, announced today that Licht + Design, a developer and distributor of technical lighting based in Germany, has chosen Bridgelux® VERO™ LED arrays for its retail food and product light applications. MarketWire

SNL Financial Names Bridge Bank Top Performing Bank
SNL Financial, a leading provider of financial information on more than 6,500 public companies and 50,000 private companies in the business sectors critical to the global economy, recently released its annual ranking of 2012's Top 100 Best Performing Banks with assets between $500M and $5B MarketWire

Mobile Users Well Aware of Fraud but, for Many, Convenience Trumps Security Concerns
According to the results of the 2013 Consumer Mobile Insights study released today by Jumio, Inc. and conducted online by Harris Interactive®, the vast majority of consumers -- 83% of respondents(1) worry about identity theft, but look the other way when given the option to use mobile services that put more convenient options at their fingertips MarketWire

Anadarko Provides East Africa Exploration Update
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced the discovery of a new natural gas accumulation fully contained within the Offshore Area 1 of the Rovuma Basin of Mozambique. The Orca-1 discovery well encountered approximately 190 net feet (58 meters) of natural gas pay in a Paleocene fan system. MarketWire

Powerful Protectors Summoned for Open Beta Launch of The Lost Titans
Calling upon vigilant Warriors of Light, ZQGame today announced that its mythology themed, 3D free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing browser game, The Lost Titans, is entering its open beta phase. MarketWire

Hubbell Building Automation Puts Wireless Lighting Control on the EnOcean Standard
Hubbell Building Automation, an industry leader in the development of cutting edge energy-saving lighting control products and solutions, announced its membership in the EnOcean Alliance. By becoming a participant member in one of the fastest growing technical alliances, the company has released its wiSTAR Wireless Lighting Controls, based on energy harvesting wireless technology from EnOcean MarketWire

Seacoast Commerce Bank Announces First Quarter Results With Record Loan, Deposit and Asset Growth
Seacoast Commerce Bank (OTCQB: SCCB) today announced its unaudited results of operations for the first quarter-ended March 31, 2013. The Bank reported net income of $250 thousand, compared to net income of $34 thousand for the first quarter of 2012, a 635% increase MarketWire

Uni-Pixel Announces Pricing of $38.2 Million Public Offering of Common Stock
Uni-Pixel, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNXL), a provider of Performance Engineered Films to the touch screen, flexible printed electronics, lighting and display markets, today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 1,195,000 shares of its common stock. Each share of common stock sold in this offering will be sold to the public for $32.00 per share MarketWire

Bessemer Venture Partners Appoints Two New Vice Presidents
Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), a $4 billion venture capital firm backing great entrepreneurs leading transformative startups and other high-growth companies, today announced Aviad Ariel's and Sunil Nagaraj's promotion to vice president MarketWire

Lantronix to Report Third Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results on May 2, 2013
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M (machine-to-machine) connectivity solutions, today announced that the Company will report its third quarter fiscal 2013 financial results on Thursday, May 2, 2013 after market close. MarketWire

Green Hills Software to Present and Exhibit at DESIGN West 2013 in San Jose, CA
Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, will deliver technology presentations at DESIGN West in San Jose, CA, during the week of April 22, 2013. In booth #1320, Green Hills Software will also demonstrate its latest embedded software solutions. For more information on Green Hills Software's presence at DESIGN West, visit http://www.ghs MarketWire

Douglas Foy Joins Fuel Freedom Foundation as Senior Legal Advisor
Doug Foy, president of Serrafix and former Secretary of the Massachusetts Office for Commonwealth Development under Mitt Romney will be joining the policy team at Fuel Freedom Foundation as Senior Legal Advisor. MarketWire

Presentations at Partnerships in Clinical Trials Conference Explore How Telemonitoring Reduces Clinical Trial Costs
John Holland, head of research at AMC Health, will present "Crowd-sourcing and Telemonitoring: Better Data at Lower Cost" at the 22nd Annual Partnerships in Clinical Trials Conference in Orlando, Fla., April 21-24. MarketWire

New Oracle Health Sciences InForm and Oracle Argus Safety Integration Accelerates Safety Reporting, Reduces Costs
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Dental Marketing Agency to Attend AACD 2013 in Seattle
The 29th Annual American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Scientific Session will be held in Seattle, WA from April 24-27, 2013. The 2013 AACD annual meeting is designed to "Educate, Inspire, Connect" the dentists and dental professionals affiliated with the AACD. The dental marketing team from Rosemont Media embraces this philosophy and can be found at booth #914 in the Exhibit Hall MarketWire

Enlighted Inc. Raises $20 Million in Series C Financing and Hits Another Major Milestone: 10 Million Square Feet Under Management
Enlighted Inc., a leader in solutions for improving the performance and value of commercial buildings and real estate, has raised $20 million in Series C financing. New investor RockPort Capital led the round and was joined by new investor DFJ JAIC. Existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and Intel Capital also participated in the round. MarketWire

Implant Sciences Showcases Its Explosive Trace Detection Equipment at Counter Terror Expo in London
MarketWire

Rocky Mountain Tracking Partners With Aetrex Worldwide, Inc. to Bring Groundbreaking GPS Tracking Shoes to Your Loved Ones
National GPS company Rocky Mountain Tracking, Inc. has partnered with Aetrex Worldwide, Inc. to help ensure loved ones are safe and sound. Although the Aetrex Navistar GPS footwear system can be used for a wide variety of applications, their most common use is to help protect and find individuals with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia who have a tendency to wander and become lost. MarketWire

Red Gully Gas and Condensate Plant Nears Completion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Perth, Australia) -- The Red Gully Gas and Condensate Plant near the Western Australian town of Gingin is nearing completion. Construction commenced on the gas plant in August 2012 and is on track to be complete by the end of this month. The single-train gas processing plant will have an initial capacity of 10 Terajoules per day, or 9 MarketWire

CSX Maintains Positive Outlook After Narrow Improvement in First-Quarter 2013, but Coal Market Still Weak, an Industrial Info News Alert
MarketWire

Insmed to Present at the 12th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference
MarketWire

Ricky Sinclair: Churches in America Can Thrive as Today's Citizen Searches for Greater Community
As the Bishop of Miracle Place Church in Baker, Louisiana, Ricky Sinclair is constantly noticing changing trends among his diverse congregation MarketWire

Simply Sizzling Grill Ideas
(Family Features) These warm months offer a great excuse to fire up the grill and invite the neighbors over. The opportunities are endless when it comes to backyard grilling, so give the burgers a break and serve up a light, fresh and delicious alternative -- shrimp. MarketWire

Enjoy Perfectly Topped Spring Desserts
(Family Features) Whether you're getting together with family or hosting a large gathering, celebrate this spring season with great desserts that won't have you crumbling under pressure when it is time to set the dessert table. From chocolate cake to frosted cookies, the answer to flawlessly frosted desserts is right in your freezer. MarketWire

Dairy Delivers Protein for Active Lifestyles
(Family Features) Many people are taking advantage of warmer temperatures and increased hours of sunlight to get fit and ready for the summer. As they dive into new exercise regimens, hit the practice fields or take to hiking trails, they will be looking for ways to fuel their efforts. Enter dairy, a protein powerhouse that provides numerous benefits to active individuals MarketWire

Data Recovery Provider, Venyu, Sponsors CajunCodeFest 2.0
Showcasing its reputation as the market's leading provider of business continuity, cloud-based virtualization and battle-tested data recovery solutions, Venyu today announced the company is a Silver Sponsor at the nation's top event for software coders and VIPs. CajunCodeFest 2 MarketWire

Easy Care for Your Natural Stone
(Family Features) Stone countertops and floors, such as granite, marble and other natural stone, have long been loved for the sophisticated and luxurious appearance they add to kitchens and bathrooms. A natural product made by the Earth, natural stone counters and floors come in an endless range of colors accented with unique veins, swirls and crystals. MarketWire

Windows Team Uses RAID Inc.'s 4U 60-Bay SAS/SATA EBOD for 1.1 PB Storage Solution
RAID Incorporated, an end-to-end customized solutions provider in HPC, Big Data, and Virtualized Environments, announced today that the Windows Team at Microsoft recently used RAID Inc MarketWire

Pack More Fun Into Snack Time
(Family Features) When the days get longer and kids' activities heat up, it can be challenging to keep on the go snacks nutritious and fun. Why not kick up the flavor and fun factor with some delightful, new twists on snack ideas? MarketWire

Capital Group Holdings Inc. Expands Board of Directors, Appoints Seasoned Healthcare Executive as Vice Chairman as It Prepares for Expansion
Capital Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CGHC) (OTCQB: CGHC) announced today that Mr. Noel J. Guillama has accepted the position of Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. MarketWire

Are Your Pots Past Their Prime?
(Family Features) Mealtime can be a daily challenge no matter the size of your household. Part of that challenge can be having the right cookware. More than simply tools in the kitchen, cookware is a way to enjoy the process of cooking and bring family and friends together MarketWire

For First Time, Debt Collection Agency Receives "Friend of the Consumer Award"
CFS2, a Tulsa-based debt collection agency, today announced the receipt of the 2013 "Friend of the Consumer Award" from the American Consumer Council. That's right -- one collection agency -- a member of the least consumer friendly industry in America -- is officially a "friend" to consumers. MarketWire

Judge Rules in Support of Protegrity to Continue With Patent Litigations Against Voltage Security and SafeNet
Protegrity Corporation, a leading provider of end-to-end data security solutions, announced today that Voltage Security, Inc.'s and Ingrian Networks, Inc.'s (now SafeNet) requests for summary judgment of non-infringement have been denied by the judge. Court dates for trial will be set later this year. MarketWire

Start the Day Right With Protein at Breakfast
(Family Features) Starting the day right with a good breakfast helps set the tone for your day. In fact, studies show that kids who eat breakfast have better scores on math, reading and standardized tests; are better able to pay attention; and have fewer absences and incidences of tardiness, compared to breakfast skippers. MarketWire

Deep Clean Forgotten Areas of Your Home
(Family Features) Common household items can suffer from the wear and tear of everyday use, but a few simple cleaning tricks will help keep them in good condition and extend their lifespan, saving you money and angst in the long run. Here are a few ideas to help you get started: MarketWire

Nutrition Tips for Busy Lifestyles
(Family Features) While it's important to maintain a regular health and wellness regimen, busy schedules and last minute commitments can sometimes send us off track. Many Americans may try to maintain a balanced diet but continue to fall short on valuable key nutrients necessary for a healthy body. MarketWire

Create Budding Home Updates
(Family Features) Bring the garden inside to add a romantic and softer touch to your home décor. Though real flowers are always a gorgeous addition, they can be costly and, unfortunately, they will expire. Due to their permanent and authentic nature, more decorators are turning to their faux counterparts when glamming up interiors. MarketWire

DukeNet Communications Fortifies Sales Strategy With Telarus Master Agent Agreement
DukeNet Communications, a leading regional fiber provider of high-bandwidth connectivity solutions for enterprise, data center and carrier businesses in the Southeast, announces today that it has signed a Master Agent agreement with industry-recognized value-added distributor, Telarus MarketWire

INSIGHT Issues Powerful New Features for Designing Green Supply Chains in Latest Revisions of SAILS and IEO
INSIGHT, Inc., top international provider of planning solutions that power supply chain design for the world's foremost companies, announces the release of Version 4.6 of SAILS and Insight Enterprise Optimization (IEO), the industry reference standards for strategic supply chain design MarketWire

Micrel Offers New High Accuracy, Ultra-Small, Voltage Supervisor Featuring Watchdog, Manual Reset and Dual-Outputs
Micrel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRL), an industry leader in high-performance linear and power solutions, LAN and timing and communications solutions, today announced the MIC826 +/-0.5 percent accuracy voltage supervisor, with manual reset input, watchdog timer and dual outputs in space saving 1.6mm x 1.6mm thin DFN package MarketWire

Spikes Asia 2013 Opens for Delegate Registration
The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, Asia Pacific's premier festival and awards for the creative communications and advertising industry, has today opened for delegate registrations ACN Newswire

ShareInvestor to Launch New Financial Education Portal Targeted at Young Investors in Malaysia
SI Portal.com Sdn Bhd, the subsidiary of ShareInvestor, the Singapore-based financial internet media and technology company, today launched a new portal targeted at educating tertiary students and young executives on the merits and importance of investing and financial planning.www.younginvestors.com ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Significantly Updates FM3 Family of 32-bit Microcontrollers for a Total of 570 Products
Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited today announced the launch of an upgraded lineup of its FM3 Family of 32-bit general-purpose RISC microcontrollers based on the ARM(R) Cortex(TM)-M3 processor core. In total, Fujitsu Semiconductor is releasing 38 new products, including the MB9BF529TPMC, which is equipped with high-capacity memory, and the MB9BF121JPMC, which features low pin count packaging ACN Newswire

DENSO East Japan to Expand Its Plant
To meet the increasing production of vehicles in East Japan, DENSO East Japan Corporation, a subsidiary of DENSO Corporation, will triple the size of its manufacturing plant by three times its size. DENSO East Japan will produce engine cooling modules (ECMs) and other automotive products, in addition to its current production of air conditioning systems ACN Newswire

Tradedoubler: Invitation to press and analyst meeting on May 3 at 10:00 CET
Stockholm, 18 April, 2013 GlobeNewswire

All voting items adopted at Ziggo's annual general meeting
April 18, 2013 GlobeNewswire

Tribona ASA : Annual General Meeting held
(Oslo, 18 April 2013) GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil adopts the revised IAS 19 Employee Benefits standard
Neste Oil CorporationStock Exchange Release18 April 2013 at noon (EET)Neste Oil adopts the revised IAS 19 Employee Benefits standardAs of January 1, 2013, Neste Oil Corporation has adopted the revised IAS 19 Employee Benefits standard GlobeNewswire

Tribona ASA : Ex dividend NOK 0.70
Oslo, 18 April 2013 GlobeNewswire

GlobeImmune to Present at 12th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference
LOUISVILLE, Colo., April 18, 2013 - GlobeImmune, Inc., today announced that Timothy C. Rodell, M.D., president and chief executive officer of GlobeImmune, will present at the 12th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference at 2:20 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 30, at The Westin New York Grand Central Hotel in New York.  Dr GlobeNewswire

HUBBELL REPORTS FIRST QUARTER RESULTS; NET SALES OF $740.1 MILLION AND EARNINGS PER DILUTED SHARE OF $1.10
Hubbell Incorporated40 Waterview DriveShelton, CT  06484475-882-4000 GlobeNewswire

Zhaikmunai LP: Appointment of Joint Corporate Brokers
MarketWire

Statoil's share saving plan allocates shares
The shares purchased by DNB on behalf ofStatoil ASA (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) on 15April 2013 for use in the group's share saving plan have on 17 April 2013beendistributed to the employees in accordance with their savings amount. MarketWire

Eva Longoria Wears Jacob Arabo Jewelry to the Ridinger-McLaughlin Wedding
April 6th, 2013 will forever be one of the most special dates in lives of the happy parents and direct marketing moguls, JR and Lauren Ridinger. It marks the date of their beloved and only daughter's lavish wedding. The 20-year old bride, Amber Ridinger, married her long time boyfriend, gospel singer Duane McLaughlin MarketWire

Cisco Celebrates 20 Years in Singapore and Opens New Regional Headquarters
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), the worldwide leader in IT, today announced the opening of its new regional headquarters in Singapore, marking 20 years of operations in the country. The new office will house Cisco's operations for Singapore and the region, including operations, sales, marketing, human resources, finance and Cisco Services MarketWire

DataSift Announces Strategic Alliance With Splunk
DataSift, the leading social insight platform company, today announced a strategic alliance with Splunk. Integrating the DataSift platform into Splunk's market leading big data platforms, customers can now stream social data from DataSift into Splunk Storm® and Splunk® Enterprise, Splunk's innovative multi-tenant cloud service and on-premise platform for machine-generated big data MarketWire

Former Carphone Warehouse Director and Geek Squad Europe CEO Joins SquareTrade
SquareTrade®, the top-rated warranty provider, today announced that Kevin Gillan has joined the company as managing director of Europe. Formerly group director for Carphone Warehouse Group plc, CEO of Geek Squad® Europe, and commercial director of Best Buy Europe, Kevin joins SquareTrade to continue the company's growth in Europe MarketWire

Market Research Report -- Global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants Market to Reach $29.3 Billion by 2023
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the market research report "The Global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants Market 2013-2023" to their product offering. MarketWire

Change of venue for the Kinnevik Capital Markets Day 2013
Due to a large interest in Kinnevik's Capital Markets Day 24 April 2013, there has been a change of venue to Näringslivets Hus, Storgatan 19, Stockholm, Sweden. GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Brings Enhanced Workflow Capabilities to Disclosures Reporting
Solution reduces the time and effort associated with SEC filings GlobeNewswire

New OP-Rental Yield fund offers diversified real estate investments to private households
OP Fund Management Company Ltd is introducing a new direct property investment fund. OP-Rental Yield invests approximately half of its assets in apartments, 30 per cent in commercial premises and up to 20 per cent in construction contracting. The fund's diverse investment product range is enabled by fund advisor Pohjola Property Management and portfolio manager Pohjola Asset Management GlobeNewswire

Bulletin from Ratos AGM 2013
This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act or demands made in the exchange rules. GlobeNewswire

Atea reduces CO2 emissions significantly
Atea ASA /Atea reduces CO2 emissions significantly. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Tribona ASA : First quarter results 2013
(Oslo 18 April 2013) GlobeNewswire

Yara AGM and new buy-back program
Oslo (2013-04-18): Yara International ASA will hold its Annual General Meeting on Monday 13 May at 18:00 CEST at Bygdøy allé 2, Oslo. The Nomination Committee proposes Geir Isaksen as a new Board member, and the Board asks the General Meeting to authorize a new share buy-back program.The Nomination Committee proposes the election of Geir Isaksen as a new Board member GlobeNewswire

ST-Ericsson Q1 earnings to be communicated by parent companies
With reference to the announcements made on March 18th  2013, STMicroelectronics and Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) will include commentary on ST-Ericsson's first quarter 2013 earnings results in their respective quarterly earnings communications. No specific earnings release will be issued by ST-Ericsson. GlobeNewswire

TGS Q1 2013 Webcast and Teleconference
ASKER, NORWAY (18 April 2013) - TGS will publish its Q1 2013 results at approximately 08:00 Central European time on 25 April 2013. At the same time, a recorded presentation with audio by CEO Robert Hobbs and CFO Kristian Johansen will be made available at www.tgs.com. GlobeNewswire

WÄRTSILÄ INTERIM REPORT JANUARY-MARCH 2013
Wärtsilä Corporation INTERIM REPORT 18 April 2013 at 8.30 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

Compagnie Financière Tradition : Tradition launches ParFX Trading platform
Compagnie Financière Tradition /Compagnie Financière Tradition : Tradition launches ParFX Trading platform. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Nestlé S.A. : Nestlé first-quarter sales: 4.3% organic growth, full-year outlook confirmed
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé S.A. : Nestlé first-quarter sales: 4.3% organic growth, full-year outlook confirmed . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

EVRY deliver state-of-the-art system for GIEK
(Oslo, 18 April 2013) GIEK (the Norwegian Guarantee Institute for Export Credits) has successfully launched its new case management system known as GLOBUS, which will ensure even higher quality and reliability and deliver even better service for everyone applying for guarantees and guidance from GIEK GlobeNewswire

Ossur Hf : Q1 2013 Conference call Thursday 25 April at 12:00 CET
Announcement from Össur hf.No:12/2013 GlobeNewswire

Annual result 2012 - Valartis Group with good operational improvements
Valartis Group AG /Annual result 2012 - Valartis Group with good operational improvements. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

ENR Russia Invest SA announces 2012 results
ENR Russia Invest SA /ENR Russia Invest SA announces 2012 results. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Eastern Property Holdings: 2012 Year End Results
Eastern Property Holdings Limited (EPH) /Eastern Property Holdings: 2012 Year End Results. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Nutreco trading update Q1 2013
Revenue Q1 2013 EUR 1,142.9 million; an increase of 1.3% from Q1 2012  Animal Nutrition revenues increased by 3.1% to EUR 817.6 million. Increase in operating results in Premix & Feed Specialties partly compensated for lower results in the other segments  Fish Feed revenues of EUR 325.3 million are 3.0% lower than last year GlobeNewswire

Biotech sector maintains upward trend in first quarter / BB Biotech outperforms its benchmark again
BB BIOTECH AG /Biotech sector maintains upward trend in first quarter / BB Biotech outperforms its benchmark again . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

The Monkey Inferno Launches 'Beer Hunt' at DEMO Mobile 2013
Michael Birch's idea lab, The Monkey Inferno, debuted its first iPhone app 'Beer Hunt' at DEMO Mobile 2013 on April 17th. MarketWire

The Goldseker Foundation Names Matthew D. Gallagher as Next President and Chief Executive Officer
The Goldseker Foundation today announced the selection of Matthew D. Gallagher as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Gallagher will begin in June, succeeding Dr. Timothy D. Armbruster who is retiring after a distinguished, 34-year tenure as head of the Foundation. In accepting the post, Mr. Gallagher will be stepping down as Chief of Staff to Maryland Governor Martin J. O'Malley. MarketWire

V2PAY Selects Aurionpro as Its Global Technology Partner
Aurionpro Solutions is proud to announce that V2PAY Group, a developer of innovative white-label convergent mobile financial systems for the payments, banking, telecommunications, and remittance industries, has engaged the Aurionpro Payments and Banking Technologies team as its global technology partner. MarketWire

Singapore Scientist Wins Coveted Chen New Investigator Award 2013
Dr Patrick Tan from A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) has received the 2013 Chen New Investigator Award from the international Human Genome Organisation (HUGO) ACN Newswire

A*STAR Scientists Decipher Genome Code of a Living Fossil
An enigmatic prehistoric fish has brought scientists at A*STAR's Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) together with researchers from all over the world to crack its genomic code. Findings from the study are providing new insights into the evolutionary history of the African coelacanth (Figure 1)(1) and possible clues as to how aquatic creatures transitioned to life on land ACN Newswire

Hays Quarterly Hotspots: Hot Jobs This Quarter
IT professionals, Web Developers and FP&A Managers are among the candidates in hottest demand this quarter, with a strong emphasis on candidates who possess bilingual skills, according to the latest Hays Quarterly Hotspots ACN Newswire

Prime Bank to Start Accepting JCB Cards in Bangladesh
Prime Bank Limited (Prime Bank), a major commercial bank in Bangladesh starts JCB merchant acquiring operations in Bangladesh based on a license agreement with JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international subsidiary of JCB, the only global payment brand based in Japan. Prime Bank's merchants are to gradually start accepting JCB cards from April 18 ACN Newswire

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