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Echo Global Logistics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results
Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, reported today financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. MarketWire

Completion of Sale of Golar Maria
Golar LNG Limited ("Golar" or the"Company") announced today that it hascompleted its sale of interests in the company that owns and operatesthe LNGcarrier Golar Maria to Golar LNG Partners L.P. ("Golar LNG Partners" or"thePartnership") for a price of $215 million. MarketWire

TransUnion Reveals U.S. Metro Areas With Best / Worst Credit Scores
In the news release, "TransUnion Reveals U.S. Metro Areas with Best / Worst Credit Scores," issued earlier today by TransUnion, we are advised by the company that the contact phone number should be "512.351.3512" rather than "312.985.3299" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

LBi International N.V.: Delisting Effective 7 March 2013; Last Trading Day 6 March 2013
Amsterdam (the Netherlands), 7February 2013 - LBi International N.V.("LBi" orthe "Company") (NYSE EURONEXT Amsterdam: LBI) is announcing that, followingtheacquisition of 95.41% of all issued and outstanding ordinary shares in theCompany (the "Shares") by Publicis Groupe Holdings B.V., an indirectlywhollyowned subsidiary of Publicis Groupe S.A MarketWire

SFL - Fleet renewal update
Press release from Ship Finance International Limited, February 7, 2013.Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE: SFL) ("Ship Finance" or the"Company"), today announced that it has agreed to sell the 1993-builtSuezmax Front Pride and the 1991-built OBO Front Guider to unrelated thirdparties MarketWire

FRO - Termination of Charter-in Contract of Suezmax Tanker
Frontline Ltd. ("Frontline" or the"Company") has agreed with Ship FinanceInternational Limited ("Ship Finance") to terminate the long term charterpartyfor the Suezmax tanker Front Pride and Ship Finance has simultaneously soldthevessel. The charter party is expected to terminate in late February 2013.Frontline will make a compensation payment to Ship Finance of approximately$2 MarketWire

Zhone Technologies Enters 2013 with Strong Global Presence for FTTH
Contacts Aurora Arlet Zhone Investor Relations Edelman for Zhone Public Relations Tel: +1 510.777.7013 Tel: +1 404.908.3186 Fax: +1 510.777.7001 E: E: investor-relations@zhone ACN Newswire

Applied Materials to Present at Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2013
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Fourth quarter 2012 reported EPS rose 16 percent to $1.42 from $1.22 in the fourth quarter 2011Fourth quarter 2012 adjusted EPS increased 32 percent to $1.47 from $1.11 in 20112012 reported EPS increased 3 percent to $5.47 compared to $5.32 in 20112012 adjusted EPS rose 19 percent to $5.57 from $4 ACN Newswire

Invitation to the Annual General Meeting
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on February 7, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.local timeNotice is given to the shareholders of Metso Corporation to the AnnualGeneralMeeting to be held on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 1.00 p.m. at the HelsinkiExhibition & Convention Centre at the address Messuaukio 1, 00520 Helsinki,Finland MarketWire

ASSA ABLOY: Good performance in a weak market
Fourth quarter* Sales increased by 4% in the quarter, with 0% organic growth, and totaledSEK 12,239 M (11,744).* Good growth in Americas and improved performance in Australia and NewZealand.* Markets in EMEA and Asia and Global Technologies were stable, whileEntrance Systems was affected negatively by the weak trend in southernEurope MarketWire

Addex to Focus Resources on Clinical Pipeline
Addex Therapeutics /Addex to Focus Resources on Clinical Pipeline. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Statoil: 2012 fourth quarter results
Fourth quarter and preliminary 2012Operating and Financial review MarketWire

Basilea reports 2012 financials with a solid cash position and significant milestones ahead
Basilea Pharmaceutica AG /Basilea reports 2012 financials with a solid cash position and significantmilestones ahead. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement MarketWire

Ted Ohashi's Weekly Video Feature "How I See It" on Discusses his Recent Interview of David Morgan, Founder of and
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 6, 2013 - A weekly feature on the website is "How I See It" by Ted Ohashi. This week Ted discusses his recent interview of David Morgan, arguably the leading market expert on silver, and founder of and GlobeNewswire

MAXWELL RESOURCES INC: Engages Metals Geologist Consultant, Craig S. Bow
MAXWELL RESOURCES INC.: Engages Metals Geologist Consultant, Craig S. BowWill lead exploration of hard metals such as gold, within New Mexico's Raton BasinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 6, 2013 - RATON, NEW MEXICO - Maxwell Resources, Inc.  ( has contracted with hard metals geologist consultant, Craig S ACN Newswire

/ KILL - NorthStar Ford Group
Editors and other readers are advised to disregard the news release with the headline, "NorthStar Ford Group Kicks Off Be Happy Event With Special Offers on 2012 F-150 and 2013 Escape," issued earlier today by NorthStar Ford Group. The release was issued in error. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) PV Elite Webinar on February 14th to Discuss Historical Use of Units and Measurements in Engineering
Intergraph is hosting a PV Elite webinar on February 14, 2013 on the historical use of units and measurements, including how improvements in our understanding of the environment and technology have impacted the complex engineering world. The webinar will feature PV Elite 2013 with major advancements that increase productivity and streamline vessel and exchanger design and analysis MarketWire

WEBGATE Won the "Compliance Leadership Award" for Two Consecutive Years in 2011 and 2012
WEBGATE ( has won the "Compliance Leadership Award" for the last two consecutive years at HDcctv Alliance's Annual General Meeting which was held during the Beijing Security Exhibition in last December. MarketWire

Insomniac Presents the 4th Annual Beyond Wonderland Festival in Southern California, March 16
Insomniac invites fans to journey down the rabbit hole at the 4th annual Beyond Wonderland music festival on March 16, 2013. Within the beautiful outdoor setting of the San Manuel Amphitheater & Grounds in San Bernardino, Calif., awe-inspiring production meets an array of upcoming and world-renowned DJs to kick off Insomniac's 2013 festival season. MarketWire

UPDATE: Paragon Software Group Launches High Availability Storage Solution With Instantaneous Failover and Recovery
Paragon Software Group (PSG), a leader in data storage, backup and recovery, announced the launch of its new product offering, Paragon StarWind iSCSI SAN & NAS MarketWire

Miami Accident Lawyers at Bernstein & Maryanoff Settle Lawsuit Arising From Car Accident
The Florida accident lawyers at Bernstein & Maryanoff have been representing clients who were wrongfully injured in Florida car accidents, trucking accidents, bicycle accidents and pedestrian accidents for many years, and the firm has litigated several cases on behalf of those clients in furtherance of efforts to recover compensation for losses incurred in these crashes MarketWire

Michael Ladge Named to Master's Club at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Morgan Stanley announced today that Michael Ladge, a Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor and Portfolio Management Director, in its Wealth Management office in Century City has been named to the Firm's prestigious Master's Club, an elite group composed of the firm's top Financial Advisors. The appointment recognizes Mr MarketWire

UPDATE: Mutual Drug Selects Epicor Trading Partner Document Exchange
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that North Carolina Mutual Wholesale Drug Company has selected Epicor Trading Partner Document Exchange (TDX) as their Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) application MarketWire

CCA Board of Directors Authorizes REIT Conversion
CCA (NYSE: CXW) (the Company or Corrections Corporation of America), America's leader in partnership corrections, announced today that its Board of Directors (the Board) has unanimously authorized the Company to elect to qualify as a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) for the taxable year commencing January 1, 2013 (the REIT Conversion) MarketWire

Prospect Capital Announces 55% Increase in Net Investment Income per Share and $0.12 Increase in Net Asset Value per Share for Second Fiscal Quarter Over Prior Year Second Fiscal Quarter
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Company" or "Prospect") today announced financial results for our second fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2012. MarketWire

SolarCure's Solar Panel Initiative Earns Seven Seals Award

FERC Chair Wellinghoff to Keynote at Peak Load Management Alliance Conference
The Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA) today announced that Jon Wellinghoff, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, will be a keynote presenter at PLMA's Spring Conference set for April 24 and 25, 2013 in Austin, Texas. MarketWire

New Stonyfield YoKids Smoothies Shake Up Snack Time
Stonyfield, the world's leading organic yogurt company, recently launched its first drinkable yogurt just for kids. YoKids Smoothies are made with real organic fruit and vegetable purees in two delicious flavor combinations: Strawbana and Very Berry MarketWire

Carlos M. Cardoso Elected To Hubbell Board of Directors
SHELTON, CT.  (February 7, 2013) - The Board of Directors of Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE:  HUBA, HUBB) announces the election of Carlos M. Cardoso as a Director of the Company effective immediately.   GlobeNewswire

Kinross Announces Filing of Schedule TO With Respect to Put Right of Holders of 1.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2028
Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K)(NYSE: KGC) (the "Company") announced today that it has filed a Schedule TO with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in respect of the option of holders of its 1 MarketWire

Michael Brodsky Joins AltiGen's Board of Directors
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN), the leading provider of integrated Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions, today announced the appointment of Michael Brodsky to its board of directors. MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Company Schedules Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage") (NYSE MKT: VTG) today announced that it will conduct a call at 11:00 AM Eastern Time on February 15, 2013 to discuss operating results for the fourth quarter 2012 and recent developments. Vantage will release earnings before the market opens on February 15, 2013. To access the conference call, U.S MarketWire Delivers a "Fan"-tasy League Experience for the 2013 Academy Awards
Film buffs and Hollywood fans alike can look to one of the biggest names in entertainment,®, for the best online experience during the 2013 Academy Awards®. Today, BLOCKBUSTER® announced the launch of®, an interactive website designed to host, manage and facilitate participation in a fantasy awards league. MarketWire

Miyamoto Rapidly Expands -- Dan O'Neil and Richard Chen Join
Two industry leaders have joined Miyamoto International as Principals. Dan O'Neil and Richard Chen will lead Miyamoto's rapid growth in international development and high-performance earthquake engineering. O'Neil is a former Regional Director of the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) in Washington, D.C MarketWire

Sunnyside Teachers to Use Latest High-Tech Tool to Spot, Intervene in Learning Problems
The Sunnyside Unified School District, already one of the leading school districts in America in converting to one-to-one digital learning for students, now will give teachers real-time data to provide immediate interventions to students with academic issues under a new partnership with the world's leading education company. MarketWire

Binswanger Named Exclusive Agent for the Sale of an Office Building in Camden, New Jersey
Binswanger has been named exclusive agent by Beneficial Mutual Savings Bank for the sale of The Wilson Building, a twelve-story 73,000 sq. ft. office building on approximately 0.14 acres situated 130 North Broadway in Camden, New Jersey. MarketWire

Soul and Vibe Interactive Completes Acquisition of Soul and Vibe Entertainment to Enter $56 Billion Digital Game Industry
Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (OTCQB: SOUL), "The Company," a video and computer games company, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Soul and Vibe Entertainment, Inc. Game industry veteran Peter Anthony Chiodo ("Tony"), the CEO and founder of Soul and Vibe Entertainment, has assumed the position of CEO and President of Soul and Vibe Interactive MarketWire

Insulet Corporation to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results on February 27, 2013
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® Insulin Management System, announced plans to release its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2012 on February 27, 2013 after the close of the financial markets. MarketWire

Konica Minolta Launches bizhub 754/654 Series
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announces the launch of the bizhub® 754/654 Series of Monochrome Multifunctional Products (MFP -- print, copy, scan and fax all in one system) MarketWire

LiveWire Ergogenics, Inc. Provides Corporate Update and Discusses Plans for 2013
LiveWire Ergogenics, Inc. (OTCQB: LVVV) has provided a corporate update of the company's activities and accomplishments in 2012 during which LiveWire completed the transition from a private company to a fully reporting public company with audited financials. MarketWire

Euroseas Sets Date for the Release of Fourth Quarter 2012 Results, Conference Call and Webcast
Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA), an owner and operator of drybulk carriers and container vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for dry bulk and containerized cargoes, announced today that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012, on Thursday, February 14, 2013, before the market opens in New York MarketWire

Onyx Pharmaceuticals to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results After Market on February 21, 2013
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONXX) today announced that it will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2012 ended December 31, 2012 after market closes on Thursday, February 21, 2013. The company will host a webcast and conference call with management to discuss financial results, as well as provide a general business overview, at 5:00 p.m. ET (2:00 p.m. PT). MarketWire

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Announces That UPCIC Received Premium Rate Increases for Its Florida Homeowners and Dwelling Fire Programs
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: UVE), a vertically integrated insurance holding company, announced that on January 7, 2013, Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company (UPCIC), a wholly-owned subsidiary, received approval from the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) of a rate increase for its homeowners insurance program within the State of Florida MarketWire

Danfoss Seeks Entries for Fourth Annual EnVisioneer of the Year Competition
Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration and motion systems, today announced its fourth annual EnVisioneer of the Year award competition and is now accepting entries for consideration. MarketWire

Tune In and Join POPSUGAR Live! on the Red Carpet at the 55th Grammys
WHO: Join POPSUGAR LIVE! on the red carpet at the 55th annual Grammy Awards! The Grammys, music's biggest night, takes over LA's Nokia Theatre on Sunday, and POPSUGAR will be on the red carpet streaming LIVE! starting at 1:30 p.m. PST MarketWire

John Haughom, M.D. Joins Health Catalyst as Chief Medical Officer
Health Catalyst (, the leader in healthcare data warehousing and analytics, today announced the appointment of John Haughom, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President. Haughom's appointment comes at a key time of substantial growth for Health Catalyst. MarketWire

FreeButton, Inc. Signs Non-Binding Letter of Intent to Acquire Sponsor Me, Inc.
FreeButton, Inc. (OTCQB: FBTN) developer of, an advertising company that specializes in e-commerce & advertising promotion, today announced that it has signed a letter of intent to purchase 100% of Sponsor Me, Inc MarketWire

Veramark Expands in Georgia to Accommodate Growth
Veramark Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: VERA), a leading provider of Telecom Expense Management solutions, has relocated its Georgia Operations Center into a new, larger facility in Sandy Springs, GA, a suburb of Atlanta. The move was completed in January. MarketWire

Hitachi Information & Communication Engineering Selects Forte's High-Level Synthesis Software
Forte Design Systems™ ( today announced Hitachi Information & Communication Engineering, Ltd., of Yokohama, Japan, has selected its Cynthesizer™ SystemC high-level synthesis (HLS) to deploy within its LSI Logic Design Services business. MarketWire Announces the Addition of Miracle Skin Transformer, the nation's leading e-commerce specialty retailer providing scientifically sound solutions for healing and maintaining healthy skin, has added Miracle Skin Transformer to its assortment of premium products. MarketWire

Pucker Up for Valentine's Day With the Top Five Kiss Tips From KISSTIXX
Whether it's a lip-locking, tonsil-hockey snogging session or a warm smooch to say good night, nobody wants a bad kiss, especially on Valentine's Day! Therefore, the smooching experts at KISSTIXX ( have come up with the Top Five Valentine's Day Kissing Tips! MarketWire

Verisante Wins Prism Award at SPIE Photonics West Gala; Prestigious Honour Comes as the Company Begins to Place the Innovative Skin Cancer Detector at Clinics Across Canada and Europe
Verisante Technology, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: VRS)(OTCQX: VRSEF)(FRANKFURT: V3T) (the "Company" or "Verisante"), a leader in cancer detection technology, announced today that the Company has won a 2013 Prism Award in the Life Sciences and Biophotonics category for Aura™, a revolutionary skin cancer detection device MarketWire

PassWallet & codeREADr Now Beam and Redeem Passes via NFC
Attido Mobile (, developers of the PassWallet app, which supports passes on the Android & BlackBerry platforms, and Skycore LLC, developers of the codeREADr app (https://codereadr MarketWire

Completion of Acquisition of Golar Maria
Golar LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ: GMLP) (the "Partnership") announced today, further to its announcement on January 30, 2013, that it has completed its acquisition of interests in the company that owns and operates the LNG Carrier Golar Maria from Golar LNG Limited ("Golar LNG") for a purchase price of $215.0 million. GlobeNewswire

Besra Announces Renewal of Normal Course Issuer Bid (Buy-Back Program)
BESRA (TSX: BEZ)(ASX: BEZ)(OTCQX: BSRAF)(FRANKFURT: OP6) announced today that it has received approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") to make a normal course issuer bid to be transacted through the facilities of the TSX. The Company also filed a buy-back announcement with the Australian Securities Exchange (collectively, with the normal course issuer bid, the "Buy-Back Program"). MarketWire

Integrity Windows Seeks Nominations for Ninth-Annual Red Diamond Achiever Awards Honoring Outstanding Builders, Remodelers and Architects
Windows and doors by Integrity from Marvin Windows and Doors are known for being tough, beautiful and Built to Perform. The Integrity Red Diamond Achiever Awards celebrate those same traits in the builders, remodelers and architects who use Integrity products, and now the window and door maker is accepting nominations for the 2013 award program. MarketWire

John of God Live in Toronto March 15, 16 and 17

Seventh Generation Earns Rockstar of the New Economy Lifetime Achievement Award
Seventh Generation was recognized as a 'Rockstar of the New Economy' earning the Lifetime Achievement Award for its durability, resilience, and ability to not just survive, but thrive in an ever-changing marketplace. MarketWire

Arxan Technologies Presents Next Generation Mobile App Attacks at Apps World North America 2013

iSECUREtrac Deregisters Common Stock
iSECUREtrac Corp. announced today that it had filed a Form 15 with the Securities and Exchange Commission in order to deregister its common stock under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and to immediately suspend its obligation to file periodic reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission MarketWire

Canaccord Genuity Updates Buy Recommendation for Bear Creek Mining (TSXV:BCM) - Video Overview Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 7, 2013 - Investment firm Canaccord Genuity has reiterated their buy recommendation for Bear Creek Mining (TSXV:BCM), with analyst Nicholas Campbell maintaining his speculative buy rating and 12-month target price at $5.25, a 62% premium to today's price of $3.25 per share. GlobeNewswire

Media Advisory: Release of Wine Grape Crush Report Reveals a Rebound in Yields at a Pivotal Time, Experts Explain
WHAT: The California Department of Food and Agriculture's Preliminary Grape Crush Report for 2012 is a critical barometer for the wine and grape industry, containing prices and tons of wine grapes crushed during the 2012 harvest MarketWire

McGraw-Hill Education Launches SRA FLEX Literacy(TM) to Help Struggling Students Meet the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts
McGraw-Hill Education, in collaboration with MetaMetrics®, the developer of the industry leading Lexile® Framework for Reading, today announced the launch of SRA FLEX Literacy, a comprehensive reading and language arts intervention system for students in Grades 3-8 MarketWire

Wyndham Vacation Rentals'(R) Spectacular Ski Sale Offers Steep Savings
From Buttermilk Mountain to Sun Valley, Wyndham Vacation Rentals'® Spectacular Ski Sale is offering savings of up to 60 percent on vacation rentals to travelers looking to carve out trails in the snow at popular ski destinations. Travelers must book their accommodations by Feb. 12, 2013 and use the promo code SKI MarketWire

EasyMed Signs the Dow Chemical Company to Trial of International Medical Passport
EasyMed Services Inc. (CNSX: EZM)(PINKSHEETS: EMYSF)(MUN: EY6) ( today announced that the Dow Chemical Company has signed for a trial of the International Medical Passport for its executive staff in France. MarketWire

Bring Peace, Make Love, Give NYNE This Valentine's Day
NYNE, a company that enriches consumers' listening experiences with advanced acoustics, is giving couples relationship harmony this Valentine's Day with its portable Bluetooth Speaker Series. The NB-200, NB-230 and NB-250 speakers allow users to wirelessly stream music from any Bluetooth enabled device, or connect with a non-Bluetooth device through a 3.5mm stereo aux-in port MarketWire

Stun Guns Increasingly Popular for Self Defense
Safety-conscious people are learning that they can protect themselves without using lethal force. Smart Stun provides reviews of the latest stun guns and has tested everything they sell. Consumers are finding that there is no need to harm anyone permanently just to get the protection they need. Perpetrators can be temporarily disabled until authorities arrive. MarketWire

Aleksandrs Tralmaks leaves RURIC AB Board of Directors
  Press ReleaseFebruary 7, 2013 GlobeNewswire

Holloman Energy Provides Cooper Basin Seismic and Drilling Update
Holloman Energy Corporation (OTCQB: HENC) announces the completion of seismic interpretation, and the identification four drill-able prospects on its Petroleum Exploration License (PEL) 112 MarketWire

Rich Gorman Declares Evernote to Be Poised for Domination
According to technology pundit Rich Gorman, Evernote has come a long way in a relatively short span of time. When it first launched, Evernote was known primarily as an information and productivity app, ideal for personal use; with time, the mobile and Web-based app has distinguished itself as a premier business tool, as well, a transformation made complete with the debut of Evernote Business MarketWire

Duran Duran's Legendary Co-Founder John Taylor Set to Receive Writers In Treatment's Highest Honor at the 4th Annual 'Experience, Strength and Hope' Charity Event
Writers In Treatment and New Directions for Women have joined forces to honor Duran Duran's founding member John Taylor with the Experience, Strength and Hope Award on Friday, February 15, 2013 at the Skirball Cultural Center. Robert Downey Jr. will present Writers In Treatment's highest honor to Mr. Taylor during an unforgettable evening that will be hosted by Ed Begley Jr MarketWire

Becker & Poliakoff Celebrates 40 Years of Client and Community Service; Lawyers and Staff Volunteer to Support Local Charities
Becker & Poliakoff, a multi-practice business law firm with more than 155 attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals in 18 domestic and international offices, today announced its 40th anniversary celebration MarketWire

Ensquared Reports Android Phone Insurance Overshadows iPhone Insurance
Ensquared, the number one authority for Phone and Tablet insurance on the Internet, has reported that during 2012 its customers purchased four times more Android Phone Insurance than iPhone Insurance. MarketWire

Bombardier Aerospace Begins Production of the First Components in Morocco
Bombardier Aerospace today announced the start of production at its transitional facility in Morocco. Following a graduation ceremony held on February 1 at the Institut des Metiers de l'Aeronautique (IMA), 18 aircraft assemblers began production of the first Bombardier components to come out of its Moroccan manufacturing facility. MarketWire

Focus Features and LAIKA Reunite for October 2014's The Boxtrolls, Based on Alan Snow's Bestseller Here Be Monsters and Starring the Voices of Ben Kingsley, Toni Collette, Elle Fanning, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Jared Harris, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade, Tracy Morgan
Marking their third project together, LAIKA and Focus Features, the two companies behind the current Academy Award-nominated animated feature ParaNorman, announced today that LAIKA has begun production on The Boxtrolls. The new movie will be released nationwide by Focus on October 17th, 2014. Focus CEO James Schamus and LAIKA President & CEO Travis Knight made the announcement today. MarketWire

Metro BELIEBES in Love!
Join Metro and Justin Bieber on February 14th - and show you still believe in love! GlobeNewswire

Online Mortgages Significant Driver of Lenders' 2012 Revenue Stream
A review of more than 1,000 mortgage lending institutions using "smart" online lending technology has revealed that the online channel critically enhances banks' and credit unions' revenue growth. CapWest Mortgage, of Overland Park, Kans., for instance, underwent improvements in profitability, significantly expanding market share by growing loan volume from $1 billion to $1 MarketWire

Maurel et Prom : 12-Month sales 2012: €472 million
    Paris, 7 February 2013 GlobeNewswire

Warner Music Group to Acquire the Parlophone Label Group
Warner Music Group Corp. (WMG), an Access Industries company, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Parlophone Label Group from Universal Music Group, a subsidiary of Vivendi, for £ 487 million (around $765 million) in an all-cash transaction. MarketWire

GoodData Expands Partner Ecosystem
Today, GoodData® announced that its partners are now able to build, promote and sell their own customized Bashes™ from the GoodData BashMarketplace™. The GoodData BashMarketplace is a library of pre-built business analytics mashups called GoodData Bashes. Partners and customers can create and access Bashes from this ecosystem to address their specific business needs. MarketWire

Celebrate Valentine's Day With a Trip to New Orleans, Orlando or Lake Havasu With Wyndham(R) Extra Holidays
Travelers looking for last minute romantic getaways this Valentine's Day can book now and save with one of these hot deals to New Orleans, La., Orlando, Fla. and Lake Havasu, Ariz. from Wyndham® Extra Holidays. MarketWire

Pixelworks Selects Uniquify's DDR Memory Controller Subsystem IP for System Performance, Field Reliability in Its 4Kx2K Ultra High Definition TVs, Digital Projector Solutions
Uniquify (, a leading high-performance semiconductor intellectual property (IP) and system-on-chip (SoC) design, integration and manufacturing services supplier, today said Pixelworks, Inc MarketWire

NorthStar Ford Group Kicks Off Be Happy Event With Special Offers on 2012 F-150 and 2013 Escape
NorthStar Ford Group in Fort McMurray, Calgary, Cochrane and Fort McKay is kicking off the Be Happy Event with special biweekly offers on 2012 F-150s and 2013 Escapes. By purchasing either vehicle, customers are also entered into a 51-inch Samsung television giveaway. NorthStar Ford Group will pay the first three biweekly payments for customers purchasing most 2013 models. MarketWire

Green Roof Technology Becomes North America's Premier Supplier of Solar Green Roofs
BEL AIR, MD--(Marketwire - February 07, 2013) -  Green Roof Technology, a design and installation firm specializing in green (vegetated) roofs, announced today the completion of an exclusivity agreement with German green roof manufacturer Optigreen. Per the agreement, Green Roof Technology will become the exclusive North American supplier of the Sun-Root™ system. MarketWire

SIPP Industries Inc. (SIPC) Corporate Update Pending Merger & Other Business
SIPP Industries Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SIPC) - SIPC is pleased to furnish its followers and shareholders with this positive general corporate update. MarketWire

SilverSun Reports That Rapid Growth Is on Tap for Its Proprietary Craft Brewery Business Management Solutions
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT), a preferred source for best-of-breed business management applications and professional consulting services, today announced that its proprietary series of cloud-based business management solutions created specifically for the U.S. craft brewery and distribution industry, sales have been steadily climbing. MarketWire

Liazon Appoints David Finkel Chief Operating Officer
Liazon Corporation, operator of the market-leading private benefits exchange for businesses, today announced the appointment of David Finkel as its chief operating officer, effective immediately. Finkel is a dynamic leader who brings 26 years of operations and business development experience in the health care and employee benefits market to Liazon MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Extends MCW 0406 AT Precision Series of Wide Terminal Thin Film Chip Resistors With Ohmic Values Down to 1 Ohm
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has extended its MCW 0406 AT Precision series of wide terminal thin film chip resistors with ohmic values down to 1 ohm, the industry's lowest for such a device in the compact 0406 package. The resistors combine their low ohmic values with precision tolerance of 0.1 % and precision TCR of 25 ppm/K. MarketWire

Noble Conference "Unique Among Wall Street Conferences"
On January 22-23, 2013, Noble Financial Capital Markets (Noble) hosted what it has determined as its most successful conference to date. "NINE," the company's ninth annual equity conference was held for the fourth consecutive year at the Hard Rock hotel located ten minutes from the Fort Lauderdale International Airport MarketWire

Marissa Mayer, CEO, Yahoo! and PwC to Be Honored at BUILD's 3rd Annual Gala

EADS North America Selects Christine Tovee as Chief Technology Officer
EADS North America has selected Christine Tovee as its Chief Technology Officer. Tovee will define the company technology priorities, leveraging global EADS Innovation Works labs and partners in the U.S. to apply research and technology to grow the North American business. MarketWire

Implant Sciences Receives Patent for New Trace Particle Collection System
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued the Company patent # 8,353,223, titled "Trace Particle Collection System MarketWire

SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA: Good results, solid growth in customers and stronger equity
Pre-tax profit for 2012 of NOK 1,761 million was characterised by increased income from all business areas, solid growth in customers, low losses and moderate cost development. SpareBank 1 SR-Bank strengthened its equity by NOK 2.8 billion in 2012 through share issues and retained earnings. GlobeNewswire

Texas Disposal Systems' and Four Seasons' Composting Program Breaks Ground
In most hotels, environmental responsibility extends as far as the sign in the bathroom asking guests to hang up your towel. The Four Seasons Hotel Austin's compost and recycling program is the first of its kind in the nation to take environmental stewardship a step further MarketWire

Rock Candy Media Launches Social Business Arm
Austin-based marketing and design firm Rock Candy Media is launching a formal Social Business division to fully leverage every press release, marketing, and advertising effort with the social network most effective for their clients' respective industries MarketWire

Liberator Signs $17 Million TENGA Distribution Agreement
Liberator, Inc. (OTCQB: LUVU) today announced the signing of a new three-year, $17 million exclusive marketing and distribution agreement with TENGA Co., Ltd. MarketWire

Achievement Gains With Conceptua(R) Fractions for At-Risk District, Sunnyside USD
Conceptua Math today announced that Tucson, Arizona's Sunnyside Unified School District (USD) made dramatic gains in student achievement using the Conceptua Fractions curriculum during the fall of 2012. MarketWire

Vans and IMG Sign Multi-Year Partnership for Prestigious US Open of Surfing
Vans® and International Management Group (IMG) today officially announce a three-year partnership encompassing Vans' title sponsorship of the US Open of Surfing. Re-igniting the future of surfing's most prestigious contest, Vans and IMG aim to engage the surf industry back to its roots, advocating an all-inclusive, world-class surfing competition and cultural festival. MarketWire

Two Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Employees Inducted Into the Medical Advertising Hall of Fame's Future Famers Program
Lauren Pecorino, senior account executive, and Rebecca Karger, copy supervisor from Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, the health-behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather, were named to the Medical Advertising Hall of Fame's (MAHF) second annual Future Famers Program at Tuesday night's awards dinner held at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. MarketWire

VistaGen's Collaborators Identify Definitive Precursor for Adult Blood and the Immune System
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: VSTA), a biotechnology company applying stem cell technology for drug rescue, predictive toxicology and drug metabolism assays, today announced significant advancements in its stem cell technology licensed from the University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto, Canada MarketWire

ENBALA Receives Technology Merit Award in Smart Grid and Energy Management from Climate Change Business Journal
ENBALA Power Networks is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the 2012 Climate Change Business Journal® award for Technology Merit in the category of Smart Grid and Energy Management. MarketWire

Percussion Software Wraps Up Successful 2012 -- Nearly Triples New Customer Acquisition, and Grows CM1 Sales by 220%
Percussion Software, a leading provider of web content management and content marketing software, today announced a record year for its web content marketing products. In 2012 Percussion nearly tripled the number of new customer wins and increased CM1 sales by 220% MarketWire

Average 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Remains at 3.53 Percent
Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates either unchanged or lower and should continue to aid in the ongoing housing recovery. MarketWire

Notable Solutions, Inc. Successfully Demonstrates Healthcare System Interoperability at IHE North American 2013 Connectathon
Notable Solutions, Inc., (NSi) a leading provider of paper and electronic data capture and print stream management solutions, announced today that it has successfully completed interoperability testing at the Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) North American 2013 Connectathon MarketWire

SEMAFO Reports Continuous Near-Surface High Grades at Siou: Shallow North Plunge Points to Depth Extension
SEMAFO Inc. (TSX: SMF)(OMX: SMF) today announced that results from its Phase I delineation drilling program at Siou confirm both grade and vein thickness, particularly within the core 500-meter strike length of the mineralized zones. Current interpretation identifies six different zones generally located in the hanging wall of the main Siou Zone MarketWire

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza Announces Midwest Expansion
Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza, a leader in the fast-casual build-your-own pizza category, today announced that Walch Hospitality Group, LLC, led by John Walch, has signed an agreement to develop six franchise stores in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin MarketWire

Visa and Square Award $200,000 to Small Business Owners
Square, the company making commerce easy for everyone, announced the 20 winners of the Square Wallet Challenge presented by Visa Inc. (NYSE: V). The contest was open to all Square businesses across the U.S. and was designed to support small business growth. The winning Square businesses will be awarded $10,000 each for winning the challenge. MarketWire

American Gaming Systems(R) (AGS) Launches Blackbeard's Treasure(TM)

The Ambit Group Celebrates 9th Anniversary With Leadership Restructure, Employee Promotions
The Ambit Group (Ambit) is celebrating its nine year anniversary by announcing a leadership restructure and 12 employee promotions. John Condon, former Chief Executive Officer (CEO), will serve as Chairman of the Board, and Kim Hayes, former President, will take over the role of CEO MarketWire

SEI Quick Poll: Advisors Expect Growth, but Don't Have a Growth Plan
While a majority of advisors expect at least moderate revenue growth in 2013, most have yet to develop formalized growth strategies according to an SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) Quick Poll released today. More than half of advisors polled (53 percent) say they expect to see revenue increases of more than 15 percent in 2013, while all of those surveyed expect at least some level of growth MarketWire

Echo Automotive Welcomes Key Members to the Team
Echo Automotive, Inc. (OTCQB: ECAU) ("Echo Automotive" or the "Company") a developer of technologies enabling the cost effective conversion of existing fleet vehicles into fuel efficient hybrids is pleased to welcome respected entrepreneur, developer, investor and business leader, Mr. Dale Jensen to its growing Advisory Board. MarketWire

Fluorescent label sheds light on radioactive contamination
Radioactive leaks, such as at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, contaminate the local environment. Contamination of soil and water by the radioactive form of caesium is a major problem, since it persists for a long time; levels of radioactivity reduce by half only every 30 years. Effective detection and removal of radiocaesium would accelerate recovery of the environment ACN Newswire

Gold squeezed into micro-Velcro
Velcro consists of one surface with loops, and another with hooks that latch onto the loops, joining opposing surfaces strongly. A miniaturised version of Velcro could be used in micro- and nanotechnology, but to form the surfaces, microwires are needed with properties that provide strength and durability ACN Newswire

IntelliResponse Adds Groundbreaking Predictive Matching Capabilities to Virtual Agent Solution
IntelliResponse Systems, the leading provider of virtual agent technology solutions for the enterprise, today announced the general availability of IntelliSuggest -- a new feature of IntelliResponse Virtual Agent 6.2. IntelliSuggest leverages next generation predictive matching technology to deliver the one right answer to self-service questions, and does so with a very high degree of accuracy. MarketWire

Richard Gorman Praises New Developments in Twitter Search Functions
Twitter has long been known for its many technical innovations, but grade-A search functionality has never been one of them. That might be changing soon, as the popular social network has announced some significant changes to its internal search functions -- changes designed to increase user engagement and ultimately to encourage more people to connect with one another through their tweets MarketWire

PDS User Group Association to Host 31st Annual Conference
PDS, a leading developer of human resource, benefits, recruiting, and payroll software, announced today that its User Group Association (UGA) will hold its 31st Annual Conference on April 15-17, 2013 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront hotel in Baltimore, Md. The event is themed "Your Compass to the Future" and will focus on educating clients about PDS' Vista HRMS® product capabilities. MarketWire

ClearSign Combustion Corporation Develops Novel Power Amplifier for Cost Effective Implementation of ECC(TM) Technology
ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR) today announced that it has developed and successfully demonstrated a novel power amplifier specifically designed for installation of the company's proprietary ECC™ Technology in a wide range of operating environments and combustion system types. A small number of pre-production prototypes are now being built. MarketWire

Vista Partners Publishes February 2013 Macroeconomic & Investment Newsletter
Vista Partners ("Vista") announced today that it published its FREE macroeconomic/small cap oriented monthly newsletter for the month of February. Each monthly newsletter from Vista contains macroeconomic thoughts from Principal Analyst, Ross Silver, and monthly highlights of each covered small cap company. MarketWire

Rhythm on the Rails 2013 at Verde Canyon Railroad
On Sunday, February 10, Verde Canyon Railroad will be rockin' and rollin' with Rhythm on the Rails. This one day only event is a melodious complement to the fascinating views of Verde Canyon. In the comfort of this classic train, passengers relax while seven different musical acts each play a private concert in every car. MarketWire

Eurocastle Investment Limited: Resignation of Mr Paolo Bassi

STMicroelectronics and University of Amsterdam Faculty of Science Cooperate to Soar with Birds
Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) technology tracks bird migration and behavior GlobeNewswire

DayStar Technologies (DSTI) to Present at Upcoming Wall St. Conference
DayStar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSTI) will participate in The Wall St. Conference on February 20, 2013 in Boca Raton, Florida. Keynote speaker for the event will be a member of DayStar's Board of Directors, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, former United States Secretary of Energy. MarketWire

On the Heels of New York Fashion Week, Orphmedia, an Interactive Digital Media Agency, Relaunches Bryant Park Hotel's Website
Just moments before the largest gathering of fashion designers in the world debut their newest fashions and designs to the world, Orphmedia, an interactive digital media agency specializing in the hospitality industry, unveiled the redesign of the BRYANT PARK HOTEL. The hotel is one of the most widely visited destinations and central hub during New York's Fashion Week MarketWire

Citi Presents the Billboard After Party on Sunday, February 10, 2013
Citi® will present The Billboard After Party the evening of Sunday, February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles on the rooftop of The London Hotel. Music will be provided by superstar deejay, DJ Cassidy. Gordon Ramsay at the London West Hollywood will provide a lite dinner and cocktails throughout the night. MarketWire

EP Energy Reports 2012 Proved Reserves and Provides 2013 Outlook -- Significant Oil Growth Continues
Highlights: 2012 ResultsProved reserves of 625 million barrel of oil equivalent (Boe), including 261 million barrels of oil -- a 43 percent increase in oil from 2011 Reserve value increased to $7.3 billion -- up from $7 MarketWire

Epicor Honored With TMC CUSTOMER Magazine's 2012 Product of the Year Award
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that TMC has recently named Epicor® Eagle® Mobile Manager as a CUSTOMER 2012 Product of the Year Award winner judged on the criteria of vision, leadership and diligence. MarketWire

Ruby Creek Reports Significant Changes
Ruby Creek Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: RBYC) reports a number of significant corporate changes. MarketWire

Avanade Adds to Cloud Managed Services; Acquires Opstera Software
Avanade, a global business technology solutions and managed services provider, today announced it has acquired Opstera's public cloud management software. The technology provides application monitoring and management of Windows Azure applications MarketWire

ClickFox Analysis Points to Increasing Complexity in Measuring Customer Experience
ClickFox, the pioneering leader in customer experience analytics, today announced a record year in analyzing 17.6 billion customer journeys. The Fortune 500 enterprises the company serves strive to create holistic perspectives of customer service experience across multiple service touch points MarketWire

Safeway Inc. to Webcast Fourth Quarter and Year End 2012 Earnings Conference Call on Feb. 21, 2013
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) will host a conference call with investors on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT) to discuss its fourth quarter and year end 2012 financial results. MarketWire

ESP Resources Begins Supply of Chemicals to Major Environmental Services Company
ESP Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: ESPI), an oil and gas services company, announced today that it has begun supplying water treatment chemicals to a major environmental services company focused on water treatment issues in the discovery and production of oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas. MarketWire

GXS Selects MetraTech Monetization Platform
MetraTech Corp., the leading provider of agreements-based billing commerce and compensation solutions, today announced that GXS, a leading provider of B2B integration services, selected the MetraNet billing platform to support GXS's global billing process. MarketWire

Dutch Bros. Coffee Offers Valentine's Day Treat to Help Raise Food for Hungry Neighbors
Valentine's Day is Dutch Luv Day, when 195 Dutch Bros. Coffee locations in 94 cities will be offering drink specials in exchange for minimum canned food contributions to help their local food banks fight hunger. MarketWire

NetProspex Honored With SIIA Content CODiE Award for Best Business Directory
NetProspex, the leading provider of B2B sales and marketing data services, today announced that it was named a winner in the 2013 SIIA CODiE Awards for Best Business Directory. This marks the second year in a row the company has been recognized by the SIIA, having won Best Solution Integrating Content into Workflow and Best Lead Generation Service at the 2012 awards. MarketWire

Outsell Announces Significant Platform Upgrades Including an Updated Content Catalog Interface & a New Array of Campaigns
Outsell (, a digital marketing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that is transforming the way brands engage with consumers, today announced major upgrades to Outsell's Digital Engagement Platform with version 3.5. The enhancements include an array of new campaigns and a new content catalog interface with intelligent filters. MarketWire

Ensim Announces Immediate Availability of Exchange Manager 2013

Dean Crowder Construction Stays Lean and Profitable With Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate and Sage Construction Anywhere
Sage North America today announced that Dean Crowder Construction, Inc., a paving contractor in Northwestern Arkansas, has grown more profitable by using Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate (formerly Sage Timberline Office) with cloud-based Sage Construction Anywhere to increase efficiency and reduce costs. MarketWire

Ameristar Casinos Reports 4Q and Full-Year 2012 Results
Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA) MarketWire

SPAR Group Announces 2012 Preliminary Revenue Increased 36% to $100 Million
SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGRP) (the "Company" or "SPAR Group"), a leading supplier of retail merchandising and other marketing services throughout the United States and internationally, today announced that the Company expects to record annual revenue of approximately $100 million for the twelve month period ended December 31, 2012 (unaudited) MarketWire

Flamel Technologies Announces $15 Million Debt Financing to Advance R&D Efforts
Flamel Technologies (NASDAQ: FLML) today announced that it has completed a USD$15 million debt financing with Deerfield Management, a current Flamel shareholder. This financing will allow the Company to continue its investment in R&D projects going forward. The interest rate on the debt is 12 MarketWire

Halberd Corp Announces Exclusive Partnership With Unmanned Vehicle University to Provide Students a UAV for Research, Engineering and Pilot Training
Halberd Corporation (PINKSHEETS: HALB) has entered into an exclusive agreement with Unmanned Vehicle University (UVU). A cora-plast version of the Halberd Smoke Series™ Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) will be provided to each student in the Doctorate and Masters Degree programs in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Engineering and the Certificate in Unmanned Systems Project Management program MarketWire

BLDW Completes First LED Project and Discusses Research Studies
Building Turbines, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLDW), a designer and manufacturer of patented, innovative commercial rooftop wind turbine systems, issued a statement today that it has completed the first stage of becoming a full service Green Energy Solution Provider with the successful completion of its first LED sale and installation, through its strategic alliance with ATG-LED. MarketWire

Basketball Hall-of-Famer, Bill Walton, Tours the Nation to Speak About Life-Changing Spine Surgery
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine, announced today that Bill Walton, Basketball Hall-of-Famer and a Better Way Back® patient ambassador, has successfully completed a nationwide tour speaking about the benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery. MarketWire

Middleberg Communications and Laundry Service Combine Operations Under Holding Company
Reflecting the emerging importance of converged media in communications, Middleberg Communications, a public relations agency and Laundry Service, a social media agency, have formally combined operations under a holding company called 247 Group, effective immediately MarketWire

Statkraft: Release of fourth quarter results 2012
Statkraft discloses fourth quarter results 2012 on Thursday 14 February 2013 at 08:00 AM CET. GlobeNewswire

NBC's Today Show Features SmartScreens as Top Digital Application for 2013
YORK, PA--(Marketwire - February 07, 2013) - Livewire Digital's SmartScreen application for City 24/7 was acknowledged on the Today Show as one of the top applications to watch in 2013. The screens are powered by Livewire's digital signage software and managed through its eConcierge® Content Management System MarketWire

Caza Gold Shareholder Update-2012 Results and 2013 Outlook
Greg Myers, CEO and President of Caza Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: CZY)(OTCQX: CZGDF)(FRANKFURT: CZ6), is pleased to provide shareholders with the following update of the results of Caza's 2012 exploration and reconnaissance programs and the outlook for 2013. MarketWire

Magnolia Solar Discusses Advanced Nano-Enhanced Solar Cell Designs
Magnolia Solar Corporation (OTCBB: MGLT) ("Magnolia Solar") announces that Dr. Roger E. Welser, the Chief Technology Officer of its wholly owned subsidiary, Magnolia Solar, Inc., presented a paper at the SPIE Photonic West Conference on the Physics, Simulations and Photonic Engineering for Photovoltaic Devices II MarketWire

ShinesRooms Coverage on Beam and Constellation Brands: Distillers Go on Acquisition Spree
Distillery stocks performed well despite shifting preferences of its customers. Consumers now show the preference for well crafted and exclusive spirits. As a result, beverage companies are realigning their portfolios. Beam Inc. plans to consolidate its position in the premium segment of the market. It sold its value brands and now focuses on high-end brands MarketWire

ShinesRooms Examines Archer Daniels Midland and Bunge: Farm Stocks Dust off Drought Woes
Farm products companies faced a tough time due to weather and regulatory uncertainties. According to a report, corn production dropped a quarter in 2012. The decline in production led to higher price, increasing the cost burden on farm products companies like Archer Daniels Midland. However, the companies met the dire situation by expanding abroad. With improvement in the farm sector in the U.S MarketWire

ShinesRooms Covers Warner Chilcott and Teva: Pharma Stocks Look Forward to Shoot up
Healthcare stocks are destined to perform well, thanks to increased life expectancy and the rise of lifestyle ailments. However, the sector is not without its own set of problems. R&D is one the biggest costs incurred by the pharma companies and the process of developing drugs is long and unpredictable MarketWire

Cadence Expands IP Portfolio With Agreement to Acquire Cosmic Circuits
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) MarketWire

Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety Deploys New TASER X26P Smart Weapons
TASER (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced several significant orders for more than 409 TASER® Smart Weapon Platforms and 955 TASER X26™ Conducted Electrical Weapons (CEWs) along with various related equipment. MarketWire

Luminart Corp. (PINKSHEETS: LUMP) Year End Summary of Operations for 2012
Luminart Corp. (PINKSHEETS: LUMP) closed out the year with some major accomplishments and substantial gains. In January of 2012, Luminart acquired complete ownership of White Star Sand & Gravel which added approximately $4M to the revenue base. White Star also expanded the mining sites with leases signed for Donneybrook and Newtown MarketWire

Ingen Introduces Top GSA Consultant Thomas Childers to Help Launch Government Sales Initiative
Ingen Technologies, Inc MarketWire

Coastal Banking Company Announces Termination of Its Participation in the Current Treasury TARP Auction
Coastal Banking Company Inc. (OTCQB: CBCO), the holding company of CBC National Bank, today announced that the current auction of its Fixed Rate Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A, which was scheduled to close on February 7, 2013, has been terminated due to recent favorable developments regarding the Company's dividend payment plans with respect to these securities MarketWire

What Happens in Vegas... Gets Recorded Forever -- Just Ask Elvis, Betty White, George Clooney, and Possibly Your Next-Door-Neighbor
Just in time for Valentine's Day,, the world's largest online family history resource, is lifting the veil on who got hitched in the unofficial marriage capital of the world. With one couple marrying every three minutes in Nevada, that's a lot of "I Dos" to record. MarketWire

Jobvite Engage Revolutionizes Talent Recruitment With Powerful Relationship Management and Data Mining Tools for Recruiters
SourceCon - Jobvite, the leading recruiting software platform for the social web, today announced the launch of Jobvite Engage to provide the industry's most robust candidate relationship management solution MarketWire

MediaPass(TM) Paywall Initiates Partnership With RightWisconsin, a Journal Broadcast Website, to Provide Paid Subscriptions
MediaPass, the publishing industry's leading online subscription and paywall solution, today announced that it has partnered with Journal Broadcast Group, a division of Journal Communications, Inc. (NYSE: JRN), to begin offering exclusive content on its RightWisconsin website via MediaPass' advanced but easy-to-use software MarketWire

Jobvite's Flagship Social Referral Application Evolves to Reach and Attract More Qualified Job Candidates
Jobvite, the leading recruiting software platform for the social web, today announced the launch and immediate availability of Jobvite Refer, the candidate referral application that drives employee referrals, increases job applications and tracks inbound recommendations of high-quality candidates MarketWire

Crown Marketing Reviews Positive In Vivo Testing
Crown Marketing (OTCQB: CWNM) is pleased to announce that it has begun to review positive in vivo test results by examining blood plasma levels in test subjects using Crown's Controlled Drug Delivery Technology (CDDT). MarketWire

FLIR Systems Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012. Revenue was $386.4 million, down 5% compared to fourth quarter 2011 revenue of $405.2 million. Operating income in the fourth quarter was $100.1 million, compared to $109.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. Fourth quarter 2012 net income was $77.3 million, or $0 MarketWire

Strongbow Resources Puts Compeer Well on Production
Strongbow Resources Inc. (OTCQB: STBR) ("Strongbow" or "the Company"), announces its well at Compeer 5-29-33-2W4Hz was equipped with permanent production facilities. The well will produce from the Viking Formation. Gas production will initially be flared but will be conserved upon future development of the prospect. The oil will be trucked to a local facility for sale. MarketWire

PriceSmart Announces January Sales and Property Acquisition for Sixth New Warehouse Club in Costa Rica
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) today announced that for the month of January 2013, net sales increased 10.2% to $173.5 million from $157.4 million in January a year earlier. For the four months ended January 31, 2013, net sales increased 11.5% to $950.7 million from $853.0 million in the same period last year MarketWire

Blue Stream Laboratories to Offer Program on In-Depth Characterization of Complex Biologics
Blue Stream Laboratories, an advanced analytical laboratory specializing in recombinant glycoprotein and complex biologics characterization services, is sponsoring a specialized workshop for the biopharmaceutical community entitled "In-Depth Characterization of Recombinant Protein Therapeutics." The workshop will be held February 25th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Boston Newton Marriott. MarketWire

Lantronix xPrintServer Wins MacObserver Editors Choice Award for Second Year in a Row at Macworld | iWorld 2013
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced that the Lantronix xPrintServer™ - Office Edition won the Editors Choice Award from MacObserver during Macworld | iWorld 2013 MarketWire

LiveWire Ergogenics Signs Broker Agreement With Dixon Marketing, Inc. for US Military Commissary and Exchange Markets
LiveWire Ergogenics, Inc. (OTCQB: LVVV) MarketWire

Zumbox Unveils Digital Postal Mail Giveaway to Help Consumers Easily Organize and File Documents
Starting today, consumers in the US are eligible to enter in the Zumbox Digital Postal Mail Giveaway. Entrants can win one of three grand prizes, $5,000 in bills paid by Zumbox; or one of many monthly prizes, which include 3 iPad minis, a flat panel TV and 100 $10 gift cards. Over 100 prizes will be awarded monthly for 6 months. MarketWire

East Bay Plastic Surgeon Launches Revamped Website
Eric Okamoto, M.D., a Fremont plastic surgeon, has announced the launch of his redesigned website dedicated to plastic surgery education and the enhancement of each patient's online experience. Highlighted by extensive procedural information, the aesthetically-pleasing site incorporates the latest features in web design. Dr MarketWire

Peter Kim Joins Dachis Group as Chief Solutions Architect
Dachis Group, the world's leading data-driven social marketing solutions firm, today announced that Peter Kim has joined the company in the newly created role of Chief Solutions Architect. MarketWire

DataXu Closes $27 Million of Growth Capital to Solidify Its Lead in Programmatic Marketing
DataXu, a provider of digital marketing software for the enterprise, today announced that it has closed $27 million in funding. This new round of financing will reinforce the company's leadership position, support ongoing global expansion and accelerate additional investment in technology that keeps its customers at the forefront of innovation. MarketWire

Thermon Reports Third Quarter Results
Thermon Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: THR) ("Thermon" or the "Company") today announced consolidated financial results for the third quarter ended December 31, 2012. The Company posted third quarter record revenue of $76.8 million and EPS of $0.24. MarketWire

King & Spalding Launches Russian Disputes Practice With Hire of Ilia Rachkov
King & Spalding has recruited leading Russian law expert Ilia Rachkov to establish an international disputes practice in Moscow as the firm continues to strengthen its global dispute resolution offering. MarketWire

Forbes Magazine Names iSirona One of America's Most Promising Companies
iSirona, the leading provider of simplified solutions for medical device integration, today announced it has been named one of America's Most Promising Companies by Forbes Magazine. MarketWire

Huron Valley Physicians Association Selects e-MDs Solution Series
e-MDs, the award-winning industry leader in the development and implementation of integrated electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management (PM) solutions, announced it has been selected by Huron Valley Physicians Association, as a preferred partner for electronic medical record (EMR) solutions MarketWire

Forbes Recognizes Cimation as One of America's Most Promising Companies
Cimation, a global leader in automation, industrial IT and enterprise data solutions, is pleased to announce its inclusion in Forbes' second annual America's Most Promising Companies list. At number 22, Cimation is the only consulting company for energy companies ranked in the list's top 25. MarketWire

Chain Bridge Bancorp, Inc. and Chain Bridge Bank, N.A. Earnings Release 2012
Chain Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company"), the parent of Chain Bridge Bank, N.A. (the "Bank") (collectively, "Chain Bridge"), today reported that its net income grew 23% in 2012, to $2.956 million or $147 per share, up from $2.403 million, or $129 per share in 2011. MarketWire

Digirad Announces Changes to Board Personnel and Composition
Digirad Corporation (NASDAQ: DRAD) announced today R. King Nelson, former Chairman, and Gerhard F. Burbach have tendered their resignations from the Board of Directors after more than a decade of service to the Board and management team at Digirad. Following the resignations, the board made the determination to reduce the size of the board from eight to six members, and Jeffrey E MarketWire

Take Back the Kingdom in Glu Mobile's Dragon Storm
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Take Back the Kingdom in Glu Mobile's Dragon Storm
Take Back the Kingdom in Glu Mobile's Dragon StormNew MMO freemium game challenges players with real-time, strategic gameplay   GlobeNewswire

Gold Standard Ventures Significantly Expands Gold Envelope Along North Bullion Fault Zone on its Railroad Project, Carlin Trend, Nevada
Gold Standard Ventures Corp. (TSX VENTURE: GSV)(NYSE MKT: GSV)(NYSE Amex: GSV) ("Gold Standard" or the "Company") ( today released new results from Phase 1 drilling of the North Bullion Fault Zone (NBFZ) deposit at its 100% controlled Railroad Project in Nevada's Carlin Trend MarketWire

Swingplane Ventures, Inc. Outlines Additional Resource Potential
Swingplane Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB: SWVI) (the "Company" or "Swingplane") is pleased to update information pertaining to the Algarrobo property. MarketWire

Broadridge Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Results
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) today reported financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2013 MarketWire

Prospect Capital Declares Its 55th, 56th, and 57th Consecutive Cash Distributions to Shareholders, Representing More Than $675 Million in Cumulative Distributions to Shareholders Since 2004
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect") announced today that Prospect has declared monthly cash distributions to shareholders in the following amounts and with the following record and payment dates: MarketWire

AdvantageMS and Reltio Partner to Deliver "Worry-Free Data(TM)"
AdvantageMS ( and Reltio ( announced today the launch of a comprehensive customer data management service for Life Sciences. MarketWire

Meeting concerning the election of representatives to SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge's Supervisory Board
The election of representatives to SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge's Supervisory Board will be held on GlobeNewswire

Major Projects Planned in Papua New Guinea Represent More Than $38 Billion in Investment Value, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- Mineral deposits in Papua New Guinea (PNG), including oil, copper and gold, represent a major potential in export earnings. Industrial Info is currently tracking 42 projects in PNG, which total more than $38 billion in investment value MarketWire

Pohjola Bank Art Foundation's instruments to be loaned to new musicians
The Pohjola Bank Art Foundation's most valuable musical instrument, a Stradivarius violin from 1702 known as the "Irish", will return to Réka Szilvay's use for two years. For the first time in history, all of the Foundation's nine highly-valued instruments could be applied for by young musicians simultaneously GlobeNewswire

Nicox to present at the 15th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference
Nicox to present at the 15(th) Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference ................................... Nicox S.A MarketWire

Weak Commodity Prices Dampen Spectra's Earnings in 2012, but $25 Billion in Expansions Planned, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Natural gas production, transmission and storage company Spectra Energy Corporation (NYSE:SE) (Houston, Texas) saw its earnings depleted by lower commodity prices in fourth-quarter and full-year 2012, despite a strong performance from fee-based businesses MarketWire

PrivCo's Private Tech Company M&A Report for 2012: Volume 1 (of 4): The Top 100 Most Active Private Tech Company Acquirers of 2012
PrivCo has just released Volume I of its exclusive Annual Private Company M&A Report Series: "The Top 100 Acquirers Of U.S. Private Tech Companies In 2012 MarketWire

CloudShare Announces a Record Fiscal 2012
CloudShare, the leader in cloud services for pre-production, announced today a record fiscal 2012, achieving 3X growth in its development and testing services. With this growth, CloudShare's customers now include 59 companies from the Fortune 100, and eight out of ten top system integrators MarketWire

Dr. Keith Ostrosky Weighs in on New Product That Claims to Cure Bad Breath
Halitosis, or bad breath, is an issue that many people battle on a daily basis. While brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash can work wonders in terms of oral health, they cannot always combat bad breath. "DentistryIQ" reports in a recent article that a new product, called InFresh, has been released onto the market to assist individuals in improving their breath. Dr MarketWire

Canadian Center of Science and Education Explains the Importance of Research Partnerships
Research collaborations are common occurrences in the scholarly world. From sharing facilities to pairing up faculty members and students to tackle large problems together, research initiatives that incorporate the expertise of individuals from more than one facility can improve the effectiveness of an initiative MarketWire

Third-Party Online Advertising Community Demonstrates Strong Commitment to Consumer Transparency
The Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) today released its 2012 Annual Compliance Report, which provides a comprehensive view of how the organization's members, comprised of nearly 100 third-party digital advertising companies, are complying with the NAI Code MarketWire Launches New Consumer-Centric Features to Capture Greater Mindshare
DubLi, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DUBL), a global marketing company that provides consumers around the world with a variety of innovative, online shopping and entertainment opportunities, today announced that it has launched its own Social Media Hub and Cloud Storage capabilities. MarketWire

Arizona Foothills Magazine's Best Of Our Valley - Best Investment Firm, Miller Capital
The winner of the 2013 Arizona Foothills Magazine's Best Of Our Valley - Best Investment Firm, Miller Capital is honored to have earned almost 75% of readers' votes in the category and be featured alongside previous winners, Morgan Stanley (2012) and UBS (2011). MarketWire

Metso's Financial Statements Review January 1 - December 31, 2012: Continued growth and an improved result in 2012
Metso Corporation's stock exchangerelease on February 7, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.local time MarketWire

Aviva Strengthens Leadership Team

UK Companies Concerned About Social Media Legal Risks, but Over 50% Do Not Consider It a Priority
A new research study of UK companies reveals that 53% of UK businesses do not consider social media legal risks to be an issue or priority. Yet three quarters are concerned most about the legal threats posed by disclosure of confidential information on social networks. Confidentiality is not the only concern MarketWire

Ithaca Energy Inc Announces Additional Listing
TSX-V:IAENot for Distribution to U.S. Newswire Services or for Dissemination inthe United States Ithaca Energy Inc. Additional listing 7 February 2013Ithaca Energy Inc MarketWire

Micro Fragrance Nominated for 'Scent Marketer of the Year' Award
Micro Fragrance, the exclusive service provider in Japan for ambient-scenting technologies created by Milwaukee-based Prolitec, is one of two nominees for the Scent Marketing Institute's Harald Vogt Scent Marketer of the Year Award. MarketWire

Accredited Business Consolidators Corp. Provides Details of Land Purchase in Bluefields, Nicaragua
Accredited Business Consolidators Corp. (OTCQB: ACDU) announced that it finalized the purchase terms of 134 acres of land on the Bahia de Bluefields (Bay of Bluefields). MarketWire

UC Irvine Open Online Courses Approved for ACE Credit on Coursera
The University of California, Irvine announced today that two of its free online courses on Coursera -- Algebra and Pre-Calculus -- are now approved for credit by the American Council on Education (ACE). The ACE designation provides a path for students who successfully complete the courses and online proctored exams to receive transferable credits from more than 2,000 colleges and universities. MarketWire

Get Married by Former Mayor Oscar Goodman at the Plaza Hotel & Casino in the Heart of Downtown Las Vegas
Las Vegas has always been a hotspot for couples looking to tie the knot. Some of the most memorable weddings in town are now offered in the heart of downtown at the Plaza Hotel & Casino, where options include ceremonies officiated by former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman. MarketWire

Abacast Announces Song Skipping in Live Radio Streams, Satisfying 80 Years of Consumer Desire
Abacast, a leading provider of digital radio streaming and monetization software and services, announces song skipping in live radio streams, bringing to market a feature that radio audiences have desired since the dawn of radio. MarketWire

Charleston Plastic Surgeon Lets Patients Take the Lead for Mommy Makeovers
Dr. Ram Kalus, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Charleston, knows that pregnancy, childbirth, and breast feeding can dramatically affect a woman's body. At Plastic Surgery of the Carolinas, Dr. Kalus' private practice, many women seek to regain their pre-pregnancy bodies through cosmetic plastic surgery. With mommy makeover procedures, Dr MarketWire

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports January Sales Results
Costco Wholesale Corporation ("Costco" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: COST) today reported net sales of $9.35 billion for the month of January, the five weeks ended February 3, 2013, an increase of seven percent from $8.74 billion during the similar period last year MarketWire

New York City Plastic Surgeon on Groundbreaking Breast Augmentation Procedure
Dr. Stafford R. Broumand, a board-certified plastic surgeon in New York City, offers patients who are seeking breast enhancement an alternative to traditional breast augmentation surgery with implants. With his natural breast augmentation technique, women can receive the benefits of breast enhancement by utilizing their own fat cells rather than silicone or saline implants. Additionally, Dr MarketWire

Skava Launches UK Office to Meet Growing European Demand for Omni-Channel Platform to Develop Mobile and Tablet Websites and Applications
Skava, the leading provider of mobile commerce and tablet commerce retail technology with 20% of top 30 Internet Retailers in the US as clients, today announced the opening of a new corporate office in London, UK MarketWire

Kissable Care for Your Dog
(Family Features) Dogs love stealing a smooch or two from their owners, so Valentine's Day is a good reminder for dog owners to take care of their pooches' oral health. MarketWire

Protect Your Sight
(Family Features) Everyone's vision changes as they age, but some changes could indicate a more serious problem. Age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma are two of the most common eye diseases in older Americans MarketWire

Pursuing Your Dreams Despite a Lifelong Medical Condition
(Family Features) When Donna Schlacht's son, Carl, was diagnosed with primary immunodeficiency (PI) at age 1, she resolved to not let Carl see his disorder as a barrier to pursuing his dreams. Today, Carl is a professional Supercross racer, and is helping to launch the I Am A ChamPIon campaign to inspire others to achieve their goals despite the challenges of living with PI. MarketWire

Love Is in the Air -- Every Day!
(Family Features) Chocolates? Roses? Been there, done that. Everyone wants to make sure the special someone in their lives knows how much they care. Here are some easy and fun ways to prove that he or she is number one in your book. MarketWire

Sweeten Up Valentine's Day the Red Velvet Way
(Family Features) Valentine's Day is the perfect day to show someone how much you care. Whether you want to say "xoxo" to family or "be mine" to a new Valentine, red velvet is the flavor that says it best. MarketWire

Secondary Buyouts Produce Strong Returns, Bucking the Conventional Wisdom
Secondary buyouts (secondaries) produce returns that match or even exceed returns on primary buyouts (primaries) sold to private-equity (PE) acquirers -- while carrying substantially less risk, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management MarketWire

Set the Mood for Your Valentine
(Family Features) Looking to set the romantic tone this Valentine's Day? Whether treating your sweetie to a night on the town, or staying in for a low-key date, Valentine's Day is the perfect time to plan something special for your someone special. Here are a few simple tips to help plan the most romantic day for your Valentine: MarketWire

Share Sweets From the Heart This Valentine's Day
(Family Features) What better way to show love and affection on Valentine's Day than by sharing a delicious gift made from the heart? A sweet treat is the perfect way to say "I love you" to the important people in your life. MarketWire

Serve Up Some Sunshine
(Family Features) Citrus fruits are popular as snacks or sidekicks in the lunch box, but they can bring a whole lot more to the family table. MarketWire

Proposal of the Board of Directors to decide on free share issue (split)

Notice to the Annual General Meeting of Outotec Oyj

Metso's Financial Statements Review January 1 - December 31, 2012: Continued growth and an improved result in 2012
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on February 7, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

Wessanen to publish Q4 2012 press release on 22 February
Royal Wessanen nv will publish its Q4 2012 press release on Friday 22 February before market opening (at 7h15 CET).At 10h30 CET, an analyst and investor meeting will be hosted at the Wessanen office in Amsterdam. A live audio webcast can be followed via Those unable to attend can participate using the following telephone number: +31 (0)20 794 8504 (no access code). GlobeNewswire

How we're further building sustainability into our product design process
Nestlé S.A. /How we're further building sustainability into our product design process . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Apogenix Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for Apocept(TM) to Treat Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Initiates Clinical Phase I Study
Apogenix /Apogenix Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for Apocept(TM) to Treat Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Initiates Clinical Phase I Study . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

FoodAsia 2014 Presents An Extraordinary Showcase Of International Flavours
Raw ingredients, fresh seafood and meats, ready-to-eat and drink products, FoodAsia is a premium smorgasbord of high quality food and beverage (F&B) products and supplies, brought to Asia by industry leading and SME manufacturers and suppliers from around the world ACN Newswire

Cash withdrawal from K-stores nationwide by summer - Kesko and Danske Bank to expand cooperation
KESKO CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 07.02.2013 AT 10.00 1(1) GlobeNewswire

Deficit for Swedish central government in January
Swedish central government payments resulted in a deficit of SEK 96.3 billion in January. This was SEK 75.0 billion higher than the Debt Office's latest forecast. This is explained by on-lending to the Riksbank of SEK 73.2 billion. GlobeNewswire

True Office and Thomson Reuters Partner to Accelerate Enterprise Gamification
Financial services firms to benefit from business-critical regulation and compliance training GlobeNewswire

Fujitsu and Panasonic to Consolidate System LSI Businesses in New Company
Fujitsu Limited ("Fujitsu") and Panasonic Corporation ([NYSE:PC/TSE:6752] "Panasonic") today announced that the two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to consolidate the design and development functions of the system LSI businesses of Panasonic and Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited ("Fujitsu Semiconductor"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu ACN Newswire

Panasonic Starts Shipping HIT(R) Solar Modules from New Production Base in Malaysia
Panasonic Corporation has started rolling out HIT(R) solar modules from its new solar production base in Kedah, Malaysia, which started operation on December 13, 2012, as the company aims to meet the brisk demand in Japan and around the world with increased production of the solar modules that offer the world's highest-levels of power output* ACN Newswire

EVRY agrees new long-term contract with Norway Post
(Oslo, 7 February 2013) EVRY ASA has won a comprehensive IT services contract for Norway Post (Posten Norge). The new contract will replace the existing agreement that expires at the end of 2014. The new contract will run from 2015 to the end of 2019, and represents total contract value of up to NOK 1 billion. GlobeNewswire

Talvivaara Share Subscription Schedule 2013 under Stock Options
Stock Exchange Release GlobeNewswire

Suprema Fingerprint Scanner Receives Final STQC Certification for India's UID Project
Suprema, Inc ACN Newswire

Outotec's Financial Statements Review 2012

Transmode recruits Johan Wilsby as new CFO
Stockholm, Sweden - 7th February 2013 - Transmode, a global supplier of packet optical networking solutions, today announced that it has recruited Johan Wilsby to be its new CFO. Johan will be part of the management team and report to CEO Karl Thedéen after he takes up the position in the second quarter of 2013. GlobeNewswire

Transmode recruits Ingrid Nordmark as new Vice President Research and Development
Stockholm, Sweden - 7th February 2013 - Transmode, a global supplier of packet optical networking solutions, today announced that it has recruited Ingrid Nordmark to be its new Vice President Research and Development. Ingrid will be part of the company's management team and report to CEO Karl Thedéen after she takes up her position on the first of April. GlobeNewswire

TGS Announces Record Revenues of 281 MUSD and a Proposed Dividend of NOK 8 per Share
ASKER, NORWAY (7 February 2013) - TGS reports net revenues of USD 281.4 million in Q4 2012, compared to USD 180.9 million in Q4 2011, a 56% increase.The Company's operational multi-client investments were USD 95.3 million, up 56% from Q4 2011.TGS' net late sales totaled USD 203.7 million, up 29% from Q4 2011 GlobeNewswire

HMS Networks: Year-End Report 2012
January - December 2012 GlobeNewswire

EMGS: Full year and fourth quarter results 2012
Highlights in the fourth quarter 2012: 2012 Financial results: Revenues of USD 200.8 million EBITDA of USD 55.9 million Net profit of USD 11.9 million Q4 Financial results: Revenues at USD 45.0 million EBITDA of USD 10.1 million Net loss of USD 0 GlobeNewswire

Oriola-KD Corporation's Financial Statements Release 2012
Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 7 February 2013 at 8.30 a.m. GlobeNewswire

New headquarters for Orkla
Orkla has bought the properties at Drammensveien 149 and 151 in Skøyen with a view to buildinga new headquarters and grouping Orkla's operations in the Oslo area at the same location. The move to the new premises is planned to take place in the course of 2016. GlobeNewswire

Norske Skog: Challenging market and lower debt
Norske Skog continues to reduce debt and fixed costs despite challenging markets. Net loss was significantly influenced by non-cash items such as impairments and change in value of energy contracts. GlobeNewswire

Improvement for Orkla in the Nordic region
Orkla's operating profit (EBITA) totalled NOK 1,103 million in the fourth quarter of 2012, up from NOK 873 million in the corresponding period of 2011. The Nordic branded consumer goods businesses and Sapa Heat Transfer achieved profit improvement. GlobeNewswire

Nutreco reports a strong year - on track towards 'Ambition 2016'
Revenue of €5,229.1 million; an increase of 10.8% compared to 2011, of which 1.8% is organic volume growth Full year EBITA continuing operations before exceptional items increased by 13.2% to €262.1 million Basic earnings per share from continuing operations of €4.53, an increase of 26.2% Dividend proposal of €2.05, an increase of €0.25 (+13.9%) GlobeNewswire

The Board of Directors' proposal to Orkla's General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of Orkla ASA will be held on Thursday 18 April 2013 at 3 p.m. at The Norwegian Opera & Ballet, Kirsten Flagstads plass 1, Oslo. GlobeNewswire

Pacific Conferences Addresses the 'How' of Operationalising Social Media
Many companies have hopped onto the social media bandwagon but have not achieved the exponential boost to ROI that supposedly comes along with it. Merely setting up a social media account is just scratching at the surface of potential returns. How much it contributes to the bottom line depends greatly on how well it is operationalised between PR and marketing in an organisation ACN Newswire

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