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Michael Doneger's "This Thing With Sarah" Enjoys Successful Debut at "Dances With Films" Film Festival
Michael Doneger, founder of Cloverhill Pictures, premiered his first theatrical feature, This Thing With Sarah (for which he wrote, directed, starred and executive produced alongside producer Michael David Lynch), to great acclaim at the 16th Annual "Dances With Films" film festival at the Hollywood Chinese Theatre. MarketWire

Gunvor Singapore Signs USD 850 Mil. Revolving Credit Facility
Gunvor Singapore Pte Ltd (the "Borrower"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gunvor Group ("Gunvor"), has signed a USD 850 Mil. syndicated revolving credit facility ("RCF"). The facility, which launched at USD 650 Mil. and attracted over USD 1 Bil. in commitments, closed almost 60% oversubscribed MarketWire

Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services Expands Global Presence with Acquisition of Avantiq
Acquisition Combines Top-Ranked Companies toCreate Premier, Global TrademarkPartner for Legal Professionals MarketWire

Media Advisory: 'Flash Mob' of Doctors, Students and Leading Car Executive to Clear the Air on IDLE-Myths, Clean Air Day, Today

Invitation to pre-silent Q&A session with Metso's management
Metso Corporation's press release on June 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. local time Metso's management hosts pre-silent Q&A sessions prior to stepping intosilentperiod. The purpose of these sessions is to serve all financial communityparties equally and increase understanding of the earlier statedinformation MarketWire

500-Day Honeymooners Extend Trip Around the World to Discover Europe's Most Romantic Destinations
Newlyweds Anne and Mike Howard left the United States in January 2012 on a 500-day honeymoon in search of the world's most romantic places and unforgettable adventures... but an around-the-world honeymoon wouldn't be complete without Europe MarketWire

Borealis, Borouge and NOVA Chemicals plan to Open Your Mind at K2013
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ETC Receives Holloman Air Force Base 2013 Best of Holloman Air Force Base Award for Environmental and Ecological Services
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Invitation to pre-silent Q&A session with Metso's management
Metso Corporation's press release on June 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. local timeMetso's management hosts pre-silent Q&A sessions prior to stepping into silent period. The purpose of these sessions is to serve all financial community parties equally and increase understanding of the earlier stated information GlobeNewswire

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O-I CFO to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information, contact:Erin CrandallO-I Investor Relations                            (567) 336-2355                           erin.crandall@o-i.comO-I CFO to Present at Deutsche BankGlobal Industrials and Basic Materials Conference PERRYSBURG, Ohio (May 29, 2013)-Owens-Illinois, Inc ACN Newswire

State Treasury Rejects Payments for NICUSA Computer Contract
HARRISBURG, PA--(Marketwired - June 05, 2013) -  The Pennsylvania Treasury today informed the Office of Administration it would not make nearly $3.48 million in requested payments for computer services to Pennsylvania Interactive LLC (parent company NICUSA) due to concerns about the lawfulness and correctness of both the contract and the payments. MarketWire

Legal 500 Recommends Morvillo Abramowitz in Securities Litigation and in White Collar Defense
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 05, 2013) - The Legal 500 United States 2013 has recommended Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C. in both Securities: Shareholder Litigation and in White Collar Criminal Defense MarketWire

Sean Lowe and Fiancee Supporting the Children's Miracle Network at Frames Bowling Lounge New York
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel Declares Old Town Triangle Art Fair Weekend Throughout Chicago
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - June 05, 2013) -  Summer has arrived in Chicago! To celebrate, the Old Town Triangle Association is excited to announce that Mayor Emanuel and the City Council have officially declared June 8th & 9th, 2013 as the "Old Town Triangle Art Fair Weekend" throughout Chicago MarketWire

SWANA Supports Campaign to Recognize Garbage Man Appreciation Day
SILVER SPRING, MD --(Marketwired - June 05, 2013) - The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), John H. Skinner, Ph.D. BCEEM, announces its support of the national campaign to recognize Garbage Man Appreciation Day on June 17, 2013. Garbage Man Appreciation Day was initiated by John D. Arwood, president of Arwood Waste Inc MarketWire

First Atlantic Storm of 2013, Andrea, Tips for Staying Safe This Season
With the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially underway only four days ago, Tropical Storm Andrea is brewing in the Gulf of Mexico MarketWire

All Slots Casino Reels in Four New Games
All Slots Casino is proud to welcome four new games this month, including two 243-way-win slot games: "Alaskan Fishing," now available on the HD mobile casino; and "Dr. Watts Up," a brand new addition to both the Download and Instant Play casinos. Joining them are 20-payline slots, "Stash of the Titans" on mobile and "Rhyming Reels -- Jack and Jill" on both PC platforms. MarketWire

iSatori, Inc. Sets 2013 Annual Shareholders Meeting
iSatori, Inc., (OTCQB: IFIT), an emerging leader in the development and marketing of scientifically engineered nutritional supplements for healthier lifestyles, today announced its first annual public company shareholders' meeting will be held on June 27, 2013, at the Company's offices located at 15000 West 6th Avenue, Suite 202, Golden, Colorado 80401 MarketWire

BMO Volunteer Day Makes Big Impact in Southeast Wisconsin
Over 700 employees in Southeast Wisconsin package food items, trim hedges and label food canisters as part of BMO Volunteer Day Milwaukee Buck John Henson joins in the fun, helping plant victory gardens at Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity warehouse and sorting food for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin MarketWire

"Waking The Warrior Goddess" Presents Women With Robust Options for Breast Cancer Prevention
Angelina Jolie's surgical solution for her BRCA1 cancer gene mutation may not be the best option for every woman, in fact it may take many women down a very dangerous path. Dr. Christine Horner, M.D., a leading expert on breast cancer prevention will release the third edition of her award-winning book, "Waking The Warrior Goddess," (Basic Health) in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month MarketWire

Vemma(R) Receives 2013 Direct Selling Association ETHOS Award
Vemma has been awarded the 2013 ETHOS Award for the Verve Bold product launch campaign in the Marketing & Sales Campaigns: Launches category, and was named a category finalist by the Direct Selling Association (DSA). The award will be formally presented to Vemma on June 11 at DSA's 2013 Annual Meeting at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, Arizona MarketWire

The Desire of a Woman...Mixed With the Blood of a She-Monster...It's Characula!
More than 30 years after Michael Jackson's legendary track, album and creep-out video stunned the world, it's "Thriller" night again. Only this time, it's got the kick-ass edge of spooky-wicked, dimension-busting horror rocker Characula ( MarketWire

Dads Are Free at Medieval Times
It's good to be king ... at least one week a year. Why not treat dad to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament this Father's Day week? He'll enjoy the two-hour tournament show and four-course medieval feast for free*. This special father's day gift offer at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Buena Park is valid for all shows Monday, June 10, through Sunday, June 16, 2013. MarketWire

The Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel Proudly Accepts Awards for Best Cafe and Best Bar Food
The Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel received top awards last month when two of its beverage and food outlets were voted as Best Café and Best Bar Food in Qatar. Quick Bites Café and Champions Sports Bar won the awards ahead of other properties and outlets in Doha. MarketWire

Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa's Moana Terrace Is Officially "As Seen On TV"
Hawaii, and Honolulu in particular, are no strangers to the big or small screen, from the original Hawaii Five-O and The Brady Bunch to 50 First Dates and The Descendants. But recently, the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa was fortunate enough to have one of its Waikiki restaurants featured in a television commercial. MarketWire

Eco-Friendly Downtown Paris Hotel Reconfirms ISO 14001 Certification
Eco-friendly measures at a prominent downtown Paris hotel remain solid and unscathed according to a March 2013 re-certification process by SGS, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification organization. MarketWire

Prominent Downtown Toronto Hotel Recognized for Excellence by TripAdvisor and as Sizzling Summer Promotions Heat Up
A hotel is not a hotel without its guests, and for the last three years in a row, those of the Courtyard Toronto Downtown hotel have consistently rated it one of the best. MarketWire

Edinburgh Hotel Attains 'Gold' Status for Green Tourism
Reaching the "Gold" standard in the Green Tourism Business Scheme, a prominent hotel in Edinburgh has been credited for setting an excellent example of commitment toward sustainability and green issues facing tourism, one of the UK's main economic forces. MarketWire

Stylish Dorval Montreal Hotel Welcomes Race Enthusiasts to Grand Prix Weekend
Grand Prix fans will have all eyes affixed on Montreal this weekend, but the true winners will be those taking part in the exciting events captivating the city as the long anticipated Grand Prix Weekend with the Jet Set in Montreal rolls to the starting line on Friday, June 7 for three days of racing fun. MarketWire

Woodbridge Closes Sale of Enviro Water Systems to Trivest Partners
Woodbridge International is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client Enviro Water Solutions LLC (d/b/a/ Pelican Water Systems) by Trivest Partners. MarketWire

Dover Saddlery Announces First Quarter 2013 Financial Results and Restatement of 2011 and 2012 Financial Results
Dover Saddlery, Inc. (NASDAQ: DOVR), the leading multi-channel retailer of equestrian products, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. MarketWire

VENTRUS BIOSCIENCES ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky Notifies Investors With Losses on Their Investment in Ventrus Biosciences, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and the Deadline of July 8, 2013 to Seek a Lead Plaintiff Position
Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased Ventrus Biosciences, Inc. ("Ventrus" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: VTUS) stock between December 17, 2010 and June 25, 2012 (the "Class Period"). MarketWire

VITAMIN SHOPPE SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky Notifies Investors With Losses on Their Investment in Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and the Deadline of July 8, 2013 to Seek a Lead Plaintiff Position
Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey on behalf of investors who purchased Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. ("Vitamin Shoppe" or the "Company") (NYSE: VSI) stock between May 8, 2012 and February 25, 2013 (the "Class Period"). MarketWire

INTUITIVE SURGICAL SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky Notifies Investors With Losses on Their Investment in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Deadline of June 25, 2013 to Seek Lead Plaintiff Position
Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of investors who purchased Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ("Intuitive" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ISRG) stock between October 19, 2011 and April 18, 2013. MarketWire

TransUnion Launches "TransUnion's Baby Shower Blowout Sweepstakes," Will Award One Lucky Expectant Family With $5,000 From
With the rising cost of bringing a child into the world, TransUnion wants to remind consumers that with proper financial planning, they can lower the financial stress of having a child and focus on the joyful event. Today, TransUnion announces the launch of its TransUnion's Baby Shower Blowout Sweepstakes on Facebook to help one lucky expectant family welcome their newest addition. MarketWire

Qualstar Commences Mailing of Definitive Proxy Materials
Qualstar Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a manufacturer of data storage solutions and high-efficiency power supplies, today announced that it has commenced the mailing of definitive proxy materials to its shareholders for Qualstar's Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Friday, June 28, 2013 MarketWire

Texas Receives Business Facilities' State of the Year Award
In a ceremony at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Business Facilities Editor in Chief Jack Rogers presented Gov. Rick Perry with the magazine's coveted 2012 State of the Year Award. MarketWire

TripAdvisor Rates the Fairfield Inn Manhattan Among Kansas' Best Hotels
As the most vibrant, plugged-in and guest-centered property in Manhattan, Kansas, the Fairfield Inn Manhattan is undeniably the city's best hotel deal. Its close proximity to Kansas State University has made it beloved by both fans and families alike, while its spacious meeting room and nearness to the Manhattan Conference Center speak to business travelers MarketWire

Introducing Set That: New Social Shopping Website Set to Change the Way We Shop Online
The new social commerce website, Set That, brings people and products together, making online shopping smarter, easier and more inspiring. A place to share and recommend, Set That lets consumers explore "sets" of products that have been curated by other site users to find the product they are looking to buy MarketWire

A Roaring Reveal: Dollar Bank Lions Return to Fourth Avenue Building
For 138 years, two dignified figures watched over Pittsburgh's financial district, protectively perched outside of the city's oldest bank. As people and businesses came and went, the figures remained on their thrones, witnessing the growth and prosperity of America's most livable city. After a three-year absence, the kings of Fourth Avenue are returning MarketWire

Paciolan Announces Partnership With Michigan State University's Wharton Center for Performing Arts and Breslin Student Events Center

Alteva Continues to Demonstrate UCaaS Leadership Position With Integrated Microsoft Lync Offering
Alteva (NYSE MKT: ALTV), a premier provider of hosted Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), announces the launch of Microsoft Lync. Alteva's Microsoft Lync enables enhanced virtual meetings by integrating audio and video that empowers users to share presentations, annotate slides, superimpose text, and use visual pointers, in real-time MarketWire

Apigee Wins Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award
Apigee, the API company, today announced that it has won a distinguished Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award in the "Wholesale Service Innovation" category. Presented by Global Telecoms Business, a leading telco magazine, the award honors the most innovative telecommunication achievements that are defining the present and future course of the industry MarketWire

Banks Struggle to Keep Digital Signage Content Fresh and Relevant, Says New Brief
A new industry brief suggests that banks are struggling to harness the potential of digital signage to deliver fresh and localized messaging to the branch. MarketWire

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass Brings on Bay Area's First Non-Lawyer CEO
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP, a 123-year-old law firm with 75 attorneys located in San Francisco's historic Ferry Building, has hired non-lawyer MBA and serial entrepreneur, Carter W. Brown, as its chief executive officer MarketWire

rue 21 Inc. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of Claims of Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of rue21 Inc. in Connection With the Sale of the Company to Apax Partners
Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of rue21 Inc. ("rue21" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: RUE) of claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law agsinst the board of directros of the Company in connection with the sale of the Company to the private equity firm Apax Partners. A complaint was filed in Delaware state court. MarketWire

Elisabeth Hasselbeck to Make Appearance at Costco(R) Oak Brook on June 20th
Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Emmy Award-Winning host of ABC's The View, will make an appearance at the Oak Brook, IL Costco® location on Thursday, June 20th from 1-2:30PM promoting her gluten-free NoGii (pronounced noh-jee) Protein D'Lites currently sold at Costco® stores MarketWire

DeepDyve Launches Innovative "5-Minute Freemium" Service
DeepDyve, the leading online rental service for scholarly and professional research articles, today announced a new "freemium" offering whereby users can preview the full text of any article for free for five minutes per day. Users will no longer have to settle for simply reading abstracts MarketWire

Zumiez Inc. Reports May 2013 Sales Results
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ), a leading specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today announced that total net sales for the four-week period ended June 1, 2013 increased 16.7% to $43.6 million, compared to $37.4 million for the four-week period ended May 26, 2012. The Company's comparable store sales increased 1 MarketWire

Milwaukee School of Engineering Chooses Widen for Digital Asset Management Solution
Milwaukee School of Engineering (, ranked among the top 20 Midwestern universities by U.S. News & World Report, is now using Widen for its Digital Asset Management needs. MSOE selected Widen to gain tools for organization, keyword searching, and intra-department photo sharing. MarketWire

Saia LTL Freight Named Partner Carrier of the Year by the American Chemistry Council
Saia Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) is pleased to announce that Saia LTL Freight was one of three carriers presented with the "Responsible Care® Partner Award" by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) at its 2013 Responsible Care Conference & Expo MarketWire

Hundreds of Ethanol Producers Set to Converge in St. Louis Next Week
The 29th annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo, the ethanol industry's largest and longest-running conference, will take place June 10-13 in St. Louis. The conference will feature more than 140 speakers and four comprehensive program tracks. The full agenda, including a list of current speakers, is available at: MarketWire

Red Giant Entertainment More Than Doubles Ad Impressions This Quarter
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 during their quarter that just ended May 2013, their ad impressions were in excess of 95 million served -- over 100% increase from any previous quarter. MarketWire

Mizuho Corporate Bank Announces Senior Corporate and Investment Banking Appointment
Mizuho Corporate Bank ("Mizuho") (NYSE: MFG) today announced the appointment of Andrew Dewing, Executive Officer, as General Manager of its US Corporate Finance Division (CFD). In his new role, Mr. Dewing will be charged with directing Mizuho's corporate finance and investment banking activities in the US MarketWire

DCD Intelligence to Host Peer-Led Seminar, "Leveraging Data Center Portfolios to Mitigate Risk and Create Strategic Advantage"
DCD Intelligence, a division of DatacenterDynamics that offers an array of market research, business intelligence, analysis and reporting services, announces today it will host a peer-led seminar for senior strategists titled, "Leveraging Data Center Portfolios to Mitigate Risk and Create Strategic Advantage." The seminar will take place on Tuesday, June 25 at 200 Park Avenue in New York City. MarketWire

OneRestore Expands Into New Florida Territories Using the Latest Advanced Cleaning Technology
OneRestore, the leading "green clean" cleaning specialist in north central and central Florida, announced that they are expanding their service area to include new territories in Marion and Alachua counties. MarketWire

King & Spalding Adds Partner Egishe Dzhazoyan to London Dispute Resolution Practice
King & Spalding has recruited London-based litigation and arbitration partner Egishe Dzhazoyan as the firm continues to further enhance its City team and international dispute resolution practice. MarketWire

GSX Monitor & Analyzer for SharePoint Named "Best of TechEd Finalist 2013" by Windows IT Pro
GSX Solutions [], the global leader in proactive, consolidated monitoring and reporting of enterprise collaboration environments, including Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) and IBM Notes, today announced that GSX Monitor & Analyzer for SharePoint has been named as a "Best of TechEd Finalist 2013 by Windows IT Pro. MarketWire

The VA Announces That June Is PTSD Awareness Month
The VA posted the following on their FB page: "June is PTSD Awareness month. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder can have many signs and cause a variety of issues, but VA has the support and care Veterans with PTSD need." The VA has announced several initiatives to better serve our nation's veterans, but recent data tells us the backlog of claims older than 125 days currently numbers 584,308 MarketWire

Audi Adds Innovative INRIX Park Service to Audi Connect(R) Services Globally

StillSecure Promotes CTO James D. Brown to CEO
StillSecure® announced today that James D. Brown has been appointed as chief executive officer from his previous position as chief technology officer. Rajat Bhargava, the company's founder, and former president and CEO, will continue to serve as the company's chairman. MarketWire

Mixpo to Speak at IAB AfterFronts and MultiScreen Summit in New York City
The most advanced multiscreen solution, Mixpo, announced today that Vice President of Product and Marketing, Walter Harp, will be presenting in New York, NY at IAB AfterFronts on June 10 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and on June 12 at the MultiScreen Summit at the Metropolitan Pavilion. MarketWire

RGA Recognized by CIO Magazine as One of the CIO 100 Award Winners
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA), a leading global life reinsurer, has been named as a recipient of the 2013 CIO 100 awards. The annual award program, sponsored by CIO magazine, a publication of IDG Enterprise (IDG), recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). MarketWire

Father's Day Gift: Help Dad Hear Clearly
During phone conversations with your dad, do you often repeat words or find yourself yelling into the phone? If so, he is likely one of the 36 million Americans with hearing loss, a widespread health issue that affects men more than women. MarketWire

P&G Saves 25% on Digital Advertising Budget With Sticky
Procter & Gamble, the world's largest consumer packaged goods company, is optimizing their digital branding initiatives with Sticky, the only media technology company in the world that measures which ads are seen and not seen. Working with Sticky, P&G has saved up to 25% on their branding campaigns and initiatives. MarketWire

EADS North America Delivers 15th HC-144A Ocean Sentry to U.S. Coast Guard
The U.S. Coast Guard took delivery of its 15th HC-144A Ocean Sentry maritime patrol aircraft from prime contractor EADS North America. The Ocean Sentry is based on the Airbus Military CN235 tactical airlifter, more than 230 of which are currently in operation by 29 countries. MarketWire

Boating Enthusiasts Set New Life Jacket World Record at 'Ready, Set, Wear It!' Event
Boating safety enthusiasts set a new world record for life jacket wear during the fourth annual "Ready, Set, Wear It!" Life Jacket World Record Day [] on May 18, 2013. At nearly 200 events around the globe, 5,774 people inflated their inflatable life jacket or wore an inherently buoyant life jacket, breaking the world record for life jacket wear. MarketWire

Market Access a Top Challenge for Investors in Emerging Markets in 2013
Russell rebalances its entire family of global indexes each year in June to reflect the changing markets and maintain true representation of global equity markets, capitalization and style. A critical element of the Russell Indexes reconstitution methodology is the Market Risk Review, which determines whether a market meets Russell's criteria for developed, emerging or frontier classification MarketWire

Datalliance Adds Key Account Manager in Europe
Datalliance today announced that Sam Temara has joined Datalliance as European Key Account Manager. He will be located at Datalliance European headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. In this newly established role, Mr. Temara will be responsible for business development with current and future Datalliance customers throughout Europe. MarketWire

Can Inbound Marketing Really Cost $100,000 per Year?
Inbound marketing is now an essential part of any company's marketing strategy, but one common question still plagues business owners and executives: How much does it cost? According to a recent Gartner survey, US companies spend an average of 2.5 percent of revenue on digital marketing. And those digital marketing tactics make up 25 percent of marketing efforts on average MarketWire

Integra Gold Intersects 8.86 g/t Gold Over 8.3 m and 81.62 g/t Gold Over 2.0 m, Extends Depth of Triangle Zone From 325 m to Over 600 m Vertical
Integra Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: ICG) MarketWire

Olympic Bid Team Launches bigtincan hub
bigtincan, the content and productivity solution for mobile devices, announced their product bigtincan hub, was selected by the Istanbul 2020 bid committee. The committee, representing the bid by Turkey's largest city, is competing with Tokyo and Madrid for the opportunity to host the 2020 Olympic Games MarketWire

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Celebrate Unforgettable Weddings at the Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
Rich in traditions and culture, famous for its hospitality and world-class recreation facilities, the United Arab Emirates offers a memorable, opulent destination to the visitors and residents seeking unique experiences and personalized service in the most lavish surroundings. MarketWire

Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA) Spring Conference a Resounding Success: Attendees Participated in an Upbeat and Informative Conference
The Life Insurance Settlement Association held its 19th Annual Spring Conference in Las Vegas last week. This premier event in the life settlement market welcomed attendees from around the globe who discussed and explored numerous topics surrounding the revitalized life settlement market. MarketWire

Clean Energy and Covanta Open First CNG Fueling Station in Nationwide Partnership to Transition Garbage Truck Fleets to Cleaner Natural Gas
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) and Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, hosted opening ceremonies today in Newark, N.J. for the first compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station built as part of a nationwide partnership between the two companies to expand the CNG fueling infrastructure across the country. MarketWire

Apperian Unveils First and Only App Remote Control for iOS Devices
Apperian, Inc., the enterprise mobile application management (MAM) pioneer, today announced the release of its iOS App Remote Control capability as part of the company's Enterprise Mobile Management platform MarketWire

Sharing Special Memories of Dad With the World at
At, everyone can celebrate how fathers have made a world of difference. With a $12 donation to a participating charity, donors can dedicate a virtual inch of the earth for dad this Father's Day. MarketWire

Advanced Catheter Therapies Seeking $3 Million Series B Equity Financing
Advanced Catheter Therapies, Inc. (ACT) ( announced today that it is in the process of raising $3 million in Series B preferred equity financing. ACT is a research and development medical device company with a portfolio of innovative catheter technologies initially targeting vascular disease and restenosis. MarketWire

Seabridge Hires Senior Vice President of Technical Services
Rudi Fronk, Chairman and CEO of Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA) (NYSE: SA), announced today that the Company has hired Mr. Peter Williams, 53, to the new position of Senior Vice President, Technical Services. MarketWire

Baidu Antivirus Awarded Prestigious Checkmark Certification From West Coast Labs
Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU), the world's largest Chinese search engine, announced today that its Baidu Antivirus product has received West Coast Labs' Checkmark certification, a prestigious third-party accreditation of the product's effectiveness in protecting PC users against a wide variety of security threats MarketWire

Casa Systems' C10G Solution Selected by Finland's Largest Cable Provider for High-Density Capabilities
Casa Systems, a worldwide leader in next-generation cable edge technology, announced today that Finland's largest cable service provider, DNA Ltd, has placed an order for Casa's C10G chassis to deliver high-density functionality to its cable network MarketWire

Unimax Introduces HelpOne -- A Help Desk Application for Voicemail Password Resets and Other MACs
Unimax Systems Corporation®, a leading provider of employee self service, telecom reporting and MAC administration software, today unveiled a new Unified Voice Administration tool called HelpOne at the International Avaya Users Group (IAUG) Converge2013 conference in Orlando, FL. MarketWire

OCI NV Announces Proposed IPO of Beaumont Business

RadiumOne Launches Omni-Channel Platform to Help Marketers Unlock Power of Big Data and Reach Audiences Beyond 'Old School' Ad Retargeting
RadiumOne today announced the expansion of its programmatic advertising solutions with the introduction of its Enterprise and Self-Service Platforms for brands, agencies and trading desks. These two new solutions, built to engage with today's digitally connected world, are based on RadiumOne's ShareGraph™ technology, which is used today by 50 of the top Fortune-100 brands MarketWire

DonorNation's School Volunteer of the Year to Be Announced at June 19 Awards Ceremony
DonorNation's selection committee was hard at work Monday morning diving headfirst into the most difficult task of our award program -- narrowing down our list of deserving school volunteers to be named DonorNation's School Volunteers of the Year. MarketWire

Ithaca Energy - Notice of Annual & Special Meeting
Ithaca Energy Inc (TSX VENTURE: IAE)(AIM: IAE) MarketWire

Cloudwords to Present Global Marketing and Translation Strategies at Localization World 2013 in London
Cloudwords, the first cloud-based translation management application, today announced CEO and Co-founder Michael Meinhardt will speak at Localization World London 2013, one of the industry's leading translation and localization conferences where professionals from around the world come together to discuss global business strategy. As a translation industry expert, Mr MarketWire

BridgeSTOR Announces Major Functional Enhancements to CRUNCH(TM) Deduplication for Microsoft Data Protection Manager (DPM 2010/2012)
BridgeSTOR, LLC, the company Advancing Deduplication to the Cloud, today announced major functional enhancements to the CRUNCH™ Virtual Deduplication Appliance, BridgeSTOR's 4th generation deduplication and compression technology for Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM 2010/2012). MarketWire

Mercent Announces Strategic Partnership With SHOP.COM
IRCE (Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition) -- Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today it has signed a strategic partnership with SHOP.COM -- the eCommerce arm of Market America and #57 on the 2013 Internet Retailer Top 500 list MarketWire

The Grilled Cheese Truck Receives National Coverage on Fox News
The Grilled Cheese Truck, Inc., a fully reporting public company, announced today that its future franchise program with U.S. veterans from war zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan was featured in a nationally televised segment on Fox News. MarketWire Releases Ground-Breaking Analytics Solution to Measure and Optimize Value of Mobile Applications
Today, Buddy Platform, Inc. -- a leading backend-as-a-service (BaaS) provider for mobile application development -- announced its new Analytics Dashboard, designed to revolutionize the mobile application market with deep insights into the growing usage of consumer and enterprise mobile applications MarketWire

Persistent Systems Announces Partnership With SysCare Technology
Persistent Systems (BOMBAY: PERSISTENT) (NSE: PERSISTENT), the global leader in software product and technology services, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with SysCare Technology, a Moroccan IT company MarketWire

Halberd Corporation Announcement Entry Into the Online Consumer Market
Halberd Corporation (PINKSHEETS: HALB) is pleased to announce its strategies to effectively move forward with its plans to develop its entry into the online consumer market and is now offering a low cost unmanned aircraft system for the general public. These will be sold online through eBay, RC Universe as well as other online retailers. MarketWire

Reed's, Inc. Announces Midwest Pepsi Bottler to Begin Distributing Reed's Culture Club Kombucha
Reed's, Inc. (NYSE MKT: REED), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, announced today that Bernick's will begin distributing Reed's Culture Club Kombucha throughout the state of Minnesota and select cities in Wisconsin. Headquartered in Waite Park, MN, Bernick's is a fully integrated Pepsi-Cola bottler with refrigerated storage capabilities MarketWire

Colorado HealthOP Appoints Dr. Jack Westfall as Chief Medical Officer
In an effort to build a health insurance model that helps its members be sustainably healthy, Colorado HealthOP, Colorado's first statewide nonprofit health insurance cooperative (CO-OP), has engaged a leading expert in family medicine and rural health as its new chief medical officer MarketWire

Global Trends Impacting Canadian Food Industry Covered in Keynote Presentation at Retail Council of Canada/Food and Consumer Producers Grocery and Consumer Goods Leadership Symposium
In a keynote presentation today at the Retail Council of Canada's and Food and Consumer Products of Canada Grocery and Consumer Goods Leadership Symposium, which took place at RCC's Store 2013 conference, A.T. Kearney partners, Dave Donnan and Mike Moriarty, discussed consumer and global economic trends that are impacting the Canadian food sector MarketWire

Grantham University Holds Employer Veteran Recruitment Workshop at NACE
Grantham University, an accredited online university serving working adult students around the world, is slated to lead a veteran recruitment workshop for employers at the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Conference. The workshop will be held at 10 a.m. on June 6, in Orlando, Fla. MarketWire

Nevada Gaming Commission Issues Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Ltd and Aristocrat Technologies Inc. an Interactive Gaming License Through a Unanimous Vote
Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Ltd and Aristocrat Technologies Inc. have been granted an interactive gaming license from the Nevada Gaming Commission. The decision was made on the unanimous recommendation of the Nevada Gaming Control Board. MarketWire

Thermon Reports Fiscal 2013 Results
Thermon Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: THR) ("Thermon" or the "Company") today announced consolidated financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013. The Company posted record revenue of $284.0 million and record fully diluted GAAP EPS of $0.85. For Q4 2013, the Company had revenue of $71.7 million and fully diluted GAAP EPS of $0.18 as compared to revenue of $69 MarketWire

Ponemon and Symantec Find Most Data Breaches Caused by Human and System Errors
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) and the Ponemon Institute today released the 2013 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis which reveals human errors and system problems caused two-thirds of data breaches in 2012 and pushed the global average to $136 per record(1) MarketWire

FieldView DCIM Thought Leadership Sought From Chicago to Sydney
FieldView Solutions, a market leader in Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM), today announced the company's data center power and operational efficiency advice is in high demand by industry trade shows and event organizers. Chief Marketing Officer Sev Onyshkevych's "The ROI of DCIM" presentation is currently booked in Australia, United Kingdom and throughout the United States MarketWire

Storenvy Opens Rotating, Multi-Store Pop-Up Shop, Bringing Next-Generation Online Shopping Offline, the world's destination for discovering, sharing, shopping and selling creative things, has been flirting with the offline world as it opens its first-ever physical Pop-Up Shop. Sandwiched between the flurry of the Financial District and the big brand mecca of Union Square, the store features five new and original Storenvy MarketWire

Solarflare to Keynote at Custom Compute and Application Acceleration Summit
Solarflare, the leading provider of application-intelligent networking I/O, today announced Steve Pope, co-founder and chief technical officer, will provide a keynote address at the Custom Compute and Application Acceleration Summit. MarketWire

FEMO Announces Management Changes
FEMO Group Holdings today announced management changes to drive consistent growth worldwide. The changes are effective immediately. Josh Ingram has been named president of FEMO Group Franchise Systems and Frank O'Neal has been named vice president of operations for FEMO Texas. MarketWire

U.S. Finance Executives Concerned About Healthcare Reform but Still Optimistic About the Economy
Healthcare reform has made its way to the top of current economic concerns among America's chief financial officers, according to the most recent Quarterly Volatility & Variables Poll conducted the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network in association with Adaptive Planning. However, finance executives remain optimistic about the overall economy. MarketWire

Oracle Sets the Date for Its Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Earnings Announcement
Oracle Corporation today announced that its fourth quarter fiscal year 2013 results will be released on Thursday, June 20th, after the close of the market. Oracle will host a conference call and live webcast at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the financial results. The live webcast will be available on the Oracle Investor Relations website at MarketWire

Telecom Exchange East's First-Ever CMO Summit Will Help Marketers Elevate Their Businesses With Exclusive Branding Coaching Sessions
For the first time at Telecom Exchange, Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA) is proud to partner with Monaco Lange to offer the CMO Summit in a private room off the Cipriani Wall Street balcony at Telecom Exchange East, June 26, NYC MarketWire

Akimbo Launches Summertime 'Movie Night Friday'
Akimbo Financial, Inc. (, a social banking startup offering the Akimbo Visa® Prepaid Card, today announced the nationwide launch of "Movie Night Friday" (hashtag #MNF @akimbocard). In a celebration of summer, the startup will reimburse $10 of Akimbo Card ticket purchases made on Fridays June 14, 21, and 28 at any AMC, Regal, or Cinemark theater in the U.S. MarketWire

Update Dad's Windows 8 Computer to a Touch Screen This Father's Day
E FUN, a consumer electronics designer and marketer of fun, easy-to-use lifestyle products, has the perfect Father's Day gift for dads who have upgraded to Windows 8. The APEN Touch 8 pen easily converts dad's Windows 8 PC monitor or laptop into a touchscreen device. Dads who have upgraded to Windows 8 on a non-touch computer screen can now experience its capabilities to the fullest every day. MarketWire

Swipp Launches Into Publishing to Build On-Site Communities Around Content and News
Swipp today announced its Swipp for Publishing initiative that promises to bring traditional publishing into the social age by letting website owners create impromptu topic based communities around any content on their site while also gaining unique data driven insights from their readers. MarketWire

Mitchell Raises the Bar for State Compliance Management in the Workers' Compensation Industry
Mitchell's Workers' Compensation Solutions Division today announced SmartAdvisor™ Premier Medical Reporting (PMR), a state compliance management and reporting solution MarketWire

Skout Announces Push-to-Talk Feature on iOS and Android
Skout Inc. today announced Push-to-Talk, a new feature that allows Skout members to record a message and send it to someone within the Skout app. MarketWire

Modernizing Medicine Earns the No. 1 Spot on the South Florida Business Journal's 'Fast 50' List for the Second Year in a Row
Modernizing Medicine, the creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant® (EMA™), a cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical records (EMR) system, announced that it has been named the number one fastest growing company by the South Florida Business Journal (SFBJ) in its 'Fast 50' for the second year in a row. MarketWire

Pulse Secures Distribution for Cabana(TM) in North Carolina
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCQB: PLSB) ("Pulse"), makers of PULSE® brand of functional beverages and Cabana™ 100% Natural Lemonade, today announced it has secured distribution into North Carolina through Mims Distributing Company, a MillerCoors Class "A" distributer MarketWire

Acer to Offer Only One Exclusive Aspire R7 "Star Trek Into Darkness" Limited Edition Notebook to Fans Worldwide in Charity Auction
Boldly going where no one has gone before, Acer and Paramount Pictures have partnered in the creation of an Aspire R7 Limited Edition notebook to celebrate the release of the film, "Star Trek Into Darkness." Acer created only 25 units of the revolutionary R7 touch-enabled Limited Edition notebook and none have been available for purchase MarketWire

Vista Partners Initiates Coverage on Redhawk Resources, Inc.; Price Target CAD $2.50/U.S. $2.42
Vista Partners announced today that it has initiated coverage on Redhawk Resources, Inc. (TSX: RDK) (OTCQB: RHWKF) ("The Company," or "Redhawk"); with a twelve month price target of CAD $2.50/U.S. $2.42 MarketWire

Research Shows Gap Between How Job Seekers View Their Own Employability and What Employers Value
Research shows there is a gap between how job seekers view their own employability skills and what employers value. According to a new survey from Bryant & Stratton College Online and Wakefield Research, 80 percent of 18-34 year olds feel they are job ready and possess all the skills, experience, and education needed to advance in their desired career path or obtain their next job MarketWire

Script To Screen Principals Ken and Barbara Kerry Share Secrets to Success in Creating a Winning Infomercial
You may joke about them, scoff at them or even turn your nose down on them -- but you should never dismiss them. Infomercials are big business. They make look easy -- but nothing could be further from the truth. Infomercials carry a big upfront cost -- product development, sourcing and manufacturing, production, media buying and vendor services such as telemarketing and product fulfillment MarketWire

MYOS Selected to Elite Global Food and Nutritional Technology Organization; Joins Heinz, Mars, Nestle, Pepsi as Members of German Institute for Food Technologies
MYOS Corporation (OTCQB: MYOS), a company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of products that improve human muscle health and performance, today announced that it has been selected for membership in the prestigious Deutsches Institut fur Lebensmitteltechnik e.V. ("DIL") -- the German Institute for Food Technologies. MarketWire

Macmillan Publishing Group Signs Second Book in 'The Tyrant' Franchise, Also Grabs New 'Maximillian' Novel
King Midas World Entertainment (KMWE) today announced the development of two new books signed with Tom Doherty and Associates. They include a sequel of "The Seven Sins: The Tyrant Ascending" in the Tyrant™ series by best selling author Jon Land and an all-new untitled novel first in the "Maximillian" series by New York Times bestselling author Susanne Sizemore. MarketWire

MRY Strengthens Leadership Team With New Hire and Promotion
Creative and technology agency MRY (, today announced the appointment of two senior-level executives to further strengthen the agency's leadership team on the heels of its recent rebrand. Ian Chee joins the agency as Chief Strategy Officer and Matt Rednor, who previously held the title of Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, has been promoted to the role of Chief Innovation Officer MarketWire

Bluewolf and Announce Global Partnership, the cloud applications company, and Bluewolf, the first global business consulting firm born in the cloud, today announced a strategic global partnership. Together, Bluewolf and will help companies access and improve visibility into data that speeds bookings-to-billing cycles and enriches customer engagement. MarketWire

Tufts Health Plan Selects PaySpan to Automate Provider Payments and Member Reimbursements
PaySpan, Inc MarketWire

Monte Vista Christian School Adopts Xirrus Wi-Fi; High-Performance Network Provides Foundation for "Transformative" Educational Experience
Xirrus®, the leading provider of high-performance wireless networks, today announced the results of its installation of Xirrus Wireless Arrays at Monte Vista Christian School, an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory school in Watsonville, California MarketWire

FurstPerson Named as Finalist for the 2013 Call Center Excellence Awards
FurstPerson, a Chicago-based provider of talent assessment solutions, today announced that the company has been named as a finalist in the Best Technology Solutions Provider category of the 2013 Call Center Excellence Awards. MarketWire

Gigya Announces Paul Farmer as CFO as Company Disrupts Consumer Data Management Market
Gigya, the Connected Consumer Management Suite, announced today that it has hired Paul Farmer as Chief Financial Officer as the company evolves into a large, independent business with thousands of global enterprise clients. Farmer will be responsible for Gigya's financial planning, accounting, treasury, legal and infrastructure as it plans its expansion. MarketWire

Low Level of Toxicity a Major Plus for Nuvilex's Pancreatic Cancer Therapy
Goldman Small Cap Research, a stock market research firm focused on the small cap and microcap sectors, believes that the low level of toxicity in the Nuvilex Inc. (OTCQB: NVLX) pancreatic cancer therapy could have a major impact in its cancer therapy emerging as a therapy of choice, if it is ultimately awarded FDA approval MarketWire

Marketwired Boosts Leadership Team, Adds Kurt Heinemann as CMO
Continuing its evolution from wire service to wired company, social communications company Marketwired recently introduced Kurt Heinemann as the company's first chief marketing officer. MarketWire

Texas Technology Leaders and Innovators Honored in Austin at Annual Best of Texas Awards Ceremony
In their 12th year, the Center for Digital Government's 2013 Best of Texas Awards were announced last night at e.Republic's Government Technology Conference Southwest held in Austin, Texas. MarketWire

NetSeer's Rapid Response Digital Advertising Service Gives Brands a Relevant, Timely Voice Around Unpredictable News and Events
NetSeer™, the originator of Concept Targeting, today announced its new Rapid Response media service, which empowers brand marketers and agencies to quickly launch highly strategic digital advertising campaigns in response to unpredictable news and events MarketWire

Ace Hardware Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates Seven Years in a Row
The J.D. Power and Associates 2013 U.S. Home Improvement Retailer Store Satisfaction Study(SM) again ranked Ace Hardware "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Improvement Retail Stores, Seven Years in a Row." Ace has captured this ranking ever since the organization began researching the home improvement category seven years ago. MarketWire

Expedia Viewfinder Film Contest in Partnership With NFFTY: Expedia Sends Winning Travel Blogger to Iconic Film City to Shoot Find Yours Video®, the world's largest online travel company, today announced the Expedia® Viewfinder Film Contest, open to travel bloggers. In partnership with the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY), one winner will get the chance to travel to one of five pre-selected destinations with a NFFTY filmmaker MarketWire

WindPower Innovations Announces That Kelly J. Anderson Has Been Appointed as the Company's Chief Financial Officer
WindPower Innovations, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WPNV) announced today it has appointed Kelly J. Anderson, as its Chief Financial Officer effective June 29, 2013. MarketWire

Houston Pure Ice and Water Machines Company Wins BBB's "Award for Excellence" for Ninth Consecutive Year
At Mirex AquaPure Solutions, winning important awards for Outstanding Service in Water Purification is more than a distinction. MarketWire

Citi, L+M Development Partners Announce $150 Million New York Affordable Housing Preservation Fund II
Citi and L+M Development Partners (L+M) have launched a second New York Affordable Housing Preservation Fund. NYAH II, a $150 million real estate private equity venture, is designed to be an entrepreneurial solution to stem the loss of affordable housing particularly in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods in New York City. MarketWire

BrightRoll and IAB Annual Report Reveals Breakout Year for Digital Video Advertising in Canada
BrightRoll, the largest independent video advertising platform, along with IAB Canada, today released the third annual Canada Video Advertising Report, revealing a breakout year for digital video in 2013 MarketWire

Online Trust Alliance Announces Top-Ranked Websites for Security, Privacy and Consumer Protection
Internet Retailer Conference & Expo -- The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), a nonprofit organization with a mission to enhance online trust by collaboratively establishing best practices for privacy and security, today released the 2013 Online Trust Honor Roll report, revealing the top scoring websites recognized for excellence in privacy, security and consumer protection. MarketWire

Food Processing and Natural Gas Command Large Share of U.S. Plant Starts in 2013, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- According to Industrial Info's North American Industrial Database, since the beginning of the year, 196 industrial plants have become operational in the U.S MarketWire

The 'Death of Retail' Has Been Greatly Exaggerated, Renwick Writes
Pessimistic pundits claim that "show-rooming" and the explosive growth of ecommerce will be the death of brick-and-mortar retail MarketWire

University General Health System to Present at First Annual Singular Research "Solstice Conference" in New York City on Thursday, June 13, 2013
University General Health System, Inc. (OTCQB: UGHS), a diversified, integrated multi-specialty health care delivery system, today announced that it will be presenting at the First Annual Singular Research "Solstice Conference" on June 13, 2013. MarketWire

AdTruth Continues Worldwide Growth With Expanded Presence on Four Continents
AdTruth, the global leader in securing digital relationships, has continued its strong growth over the course of the first half of 2013. Over the past five months the company has expanded its operations in Japan and EMEA and has established a presence in Brazil MarketWire

Astute Networks to Showcase Latest Flash-Based Performance Storage Appliance at Storage Decisions Chicago
Storage Decisions -- Astute Networks™, Inc., the leading provider of performance storage appliances, today announced that it will be demonstrating its ViSX flash storage appliance at Storage Decisions Chicago, June 11-12 at booth #23 MarketWire

Arxan to Showcase Mobile App Integrity Technology at Capital Connection 2013 Conference
Arxan Technologies, the industry-leading provider of software security solutions that protect the App Economy, today announced they have been selected as a main stage presenter at Capital Connection 2013. Attendees will get a high-level corporate overview and inside look at the innovative Arxan technology that has helped drive a 90 percent growth rate over the last three years. MarketWire

NaviSite Europe Takes Independent School to the Cloud for Disaster Recovery
Clifton College, one of the country's top independent boarding and day schools, has selected NaviSite for its cloud based disaster recovery solution. MarketWire

fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty and Green House Data Partner to Develop New Datacenter Facility in Cheyenne, WY
fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty, LLC (1547) and Green House Data announce today their partnership to develop a new state-of-the-art datacenter facility in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The 35,000 sq. ft., five (5) Megawatt, concurrently-maintainable facility is designed to house wholesale, retail and cloud colocation services for high-power density customers MarketWire

Peter J. Carbonaro Joins Atossa Genetics as Senior Vice President of Operations
Atossa Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATOS), The Breast Health Company™, announced today that Peter J. Carbonaro has joined the Company as Senior Vice President of Operations, a newly created position. Mr. Carbonaro's primarily focus and responsibilities include regulatory, quality, manufacturing, supply chain, IT, Facilities and Human Resources. He reports to Dr MarketWire

Companies Weigh Collaboration on Curtis Island LNG Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- The world's first project to turn coal seam gas into liquefied natural gas for export is under construction on Curtis Island, Queensland. Industry commentators have said for some time that, given the similarities between the $17 MarketWire

Project Earth Announces Winners of 2013 World Environment Day Contest
In recognition of World Environment Day, Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E & E) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Project Earth World Environment Day Contest. Over six hundred environmental projects in schools from more than sixty countries were entered on the Project Earth website (www.projectearth MarketWire

FuelQuest Releases Results From Its Fuel Industry Focused Eye On Energy Survey
At its annual GRAIL fuel industry and user conference, FuelQuest Inc., the leading on-demand software and services company for the global downstream energy industry brought together more than 140 market leaders from retail, distribution, supply, and transportation companies MarketWire

Verimatrix Extends Security Options for Public Broadcasting and Free-to-Air Communities
ANGA COM 2013 -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced a range of initiatives that help make comprehensive pay-TV security integrity and flexibility more available to the public broadcaster and Free-to-Air (FTA) community around the world MarketWire

Verimatrix Selected to Secure Magyar Telekom's Multi-Screen and OTT Video Initiatives

Lumenpulse Launches New App for iPhone and iPad
Lumenpulse, a leading innovator and manufacturer of high-performance, architectural LED-based lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, and urban environments, announced today that it has released a new application for the iPhone and iPad. MarketWire

Mountain America Credit Union Wins National Marketing Awards
Mountain America Credit Union recently took home four awards for outstanding marketing and business development from the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing & Business Development Council. MarketWire

Thalmic Labs Secures $14.5 Million in Series A Funding Led by Spark Capital and Intel Capital
Thalmic Labs, makers of the revolutionary wearable gesture control device MYO, today announced the closing of a $14.5 million Series A financing round led by Spark Capital and Intel Capital. MarketWire

TRC Awarded Patent for Robust Environmental Remediation Solution
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) has been awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its cap design that prevents releases of coal tar, petroleum and other non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPL) from contaminated sediment at former manufactured gas plant (MGP) sites. While conventional sediment caps only delay eventual contaminant releases, TRC's cap design stops NAPL migration. MarketWire

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Announce Elected National Board of Directors
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) announced today the 2013 National Board of Directors. The two-year terms of the newly elected board members will begin July 1st. MarketWire

UK SMEs Still Reluctant to Embrace Key Technology Trends
SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today revealed the results from SolarWinds' Cloud Computing and BYOD Study, ("the study"), which looked into the adoption of today's key technology trends -- namely Cloud Computing and BYOD -- amongst SMEs. MarketWire

Increased Severity in Hurricanes and Tornadoes Leads Businesses to Enlist Their Own "Weather Department"
ImpactWeather reports that expectations for a more intense 2013 hurricane season, coupled with the recent tornado outbreaks, is causing a sharp increase in the number of companies seeking to outsource their weather watching responsibilities. MarketWire

American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company Utilizes Laser App's In-Good-Order Capabilities in Expanded Partnership
Laser App Software, the premier provider of forms automation and management software for the securities and insurance industries, today announced American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company (American Equity), an industry leader in the development and sale of fixed index and fixed rate annuity products, has added its new business forms to the Laser App library for in-good-order processing. MarketWire

Houston Family Lawyer Establishes New Website That Gives Insight Into Family Law and Criminal Law
Houston family lawyer Ashley Scott's success has prompted her to establish a new website that offers detail on specific areas of her practice. MarketWire

Trusted Computing Conference Will Gather Industry and Government Experts to Discuss Standards-Based Approach to Cyber Security
The inaugural Trusted Computing Conference has been scheduled for Sept. 9-12, bringing together security experts from industry and government to discuss the critical need for adopting a standards-based approach to combating cyber threats MarketWire

Marketwired Report Reveals Social Media's Reaction to Trending Canadian Events
In a customized report prepared exclusively for Magazines Canada's MagNet 2013 conference June 4 - 7 in Toronto, Marketwired used its social media analytics platform MAP, powered by Sysomos, to analyze more than 4 million social media mentions surrounding three media events in Canada during 2013: Chris Hadfield's space odyssey, the 2013 NHL Playoffs and the premiere of Big Brother Canada MarketWire

AMD Pioneers a World of Possibilities at COMPUTEX TAIPEI
COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2013 -- Today at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2013, AMD (NYSE: AMD) exhibited a diverse range of sleek OEM designs and new generations of software and applications that harness the unmatched computational performance and power efficiency of the 2013 AMD APU and GPU product portfolio MarketWire

AMD Extends Graphics and Compute Leadership With 2013 Elite A-Series Desktop APUs
COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2013 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its 2013 Elite A-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) for desktops, codenamed "Richland", which delivers a superior PC solution with increased computational performance, discrete-level graphics and an easy upgrade infrastructure MarketWire

Investor Analytics Delivers OPERA Risk Transparency Solution
Investor Analytics LLC (IA), working closely with Albourne Partners, announces a hedge fund OPERA reporting service for savvy managers to show investors how the risk in their portfolios translates directly into returns. MarketWire

Avon Protection Announces Winner of $10K Firehouse Remodel Contest
Avon Protection, a market leader in respiratory protection systems, today named the North Clay Fire Protection District in Louisville, Illinois, the winner of its firehouse remodel sweepstakes. Avon Protection's Don Reycroft, director of sales, and Jim Bemister, Midwest regional sales manager, will award the prize today to Todd Fender, North Clay's Fire Chief. MarketWire

Nashville Plastic Surgeon Offers a Look Inside the Facelift Process
Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Nicholas Sieveking is known as one of the top facelift surgeons in the region, offering safe, reliable and natural-looking results. At his Nashville plastic surgery practice, he addresses cosmetic facial concerns on an individualized basis, choosing the best procedure based on the unique needs of each patient MarketWire

Logicworks Launches Managed AWS Service
Logicworks, a global leader in cloud computing and managed hosting, today announced the official launch of its managed support for clients using or seeking to use Amazon Web Services MarketWire

DSI(R) Helps Dubai Taxi Corporation Achieve 99.85 Percent Inventory Accuracy
DSI, a global leader in mobile enterprise management, announced today that Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has achieved 99.85 percent inventory accuracy since implementing the DSI Mobile Enterprise Platform in December of 2012. MarketWire

InFocus Unveils the IN1110A Series of Mobile Projectors
Global digital display technologies manufacturer InFocus Corp. recently released its IN1110A and IN1112A mobile projectors. This line of projectors delivers the maximum levels of portability, image quality and device compatibility. MarketWire

PlayHaven Acquires Team Behind Real-Time Game Analytics Start Up
PlayHaven, the leading lifetime value (LTV) maximization platform for mobile games, announced today the addition of the team from, a game management platform featuring advanced, real-time analytics. MarketWire

Poway Dentist Completes California's Rigorous Oral Sedation Dentistry Certification
Dr. Jason Keckley, a Poway cosmetic dentist, has been committed to continuing education since his graduation from Midwestern University. Most recently, DOCS Education has licensed Dr. Keckley to practice oral conscious sedation dentistry and provide his patients with a more pleasant office experience. MarketWire

Seacoast Commerce Bank Celebrates 10th Anniversary With High-Interest CD and Money Market Promotion
To commemorate Seacoast Commerce Bank's (OTCQB: SCCB) 10 year anniversary, high interest certificates of deposit (CDs) and money market accounts will be offered to customers through June 30, 2013. This special promotion will offer 1.1 percent Annual Percentage Yield (APY) 10-month CDs and 1 MarketWire

Medical Guardian Launches Health and Wellness Blog for Senior Citizens and Caregivers
Over the past 12 years, internet usage by people between the ages of 50-64 has increased by over 20% -- rising from 50% in the year 2000 up to 77% in 2012. More than half of all American Seniors use the internet on a daily basis, and most of them are surfing the web in order to read the news and check their email. MarketWire

Bahrain Luxury Hotel's Top Notch Performance Nets TripAdvisor Honors
Always keeping its sights focused on presenting guests with exceptional service and world-class accommodations, the Marriott Executive Apartments Manama, Bahrain has been honored by TripAdvisor for its excellence in hospitality, an exclusive award handed out only to a small portion of qualifying hotels worldwide. MarketWire

eQuest Releases First Tool in Its Big Data Recruitment Suite
eQuest today announced that it has released the first in a series of applications that will utilize its mammoth job board performance Big Data warehouse for use in its array of services and products. MarketWire

Xchanging and Lloyd's Veteran Martin Robinson Joins CATEX
The Catastrophe Risk Exchange, Inc. (CATEX) has hired Martin Robinson, formerly of Xchanging, as Managing Director for CATEX Europe and he will be based in CATEX's London Office. MarketWire

KGS Buildings Teams With Schneider Electric to Deliver Automated Diagnostics Energy Management Solution
KGS Buildings, a cloud-based building performance analytics company and a member of the Schneider Electric EcoStruxure Technology Partner Program, today announced a strategic technology agreement with Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, to bring its automated fault detection and diagnostics to Schneider Electric's building energy management solutions and services MarketWire

Astro-Med Announces Contract With Embraer for ToughWriter(R) 5 Cockpit Printers
Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) announced that it has been awarded the flight deck printer contract for the new Embraer KC-390 military transport aircraft by the Embraer Defense and Security division of Embraer SA (NYSE: ERJ). Under the terms of the contract, Astro-Med will supply ToughWriter 5 ruggedized cockpit printers which are Night Vision compliant and tested to military standards. MarketWire

Avaya to Showcase New Unified Communications and Collaboration Solutions and Share Industry Expertise at InfoComm13 in Orlando

Avaya and IAUG Announce 2013 Customer Innovation Award Winners at Converge!
Awards highlight companies and organizations reaping the benefits of building communication, collaboration and customer service strategies on Avaya Six visionary companies cited for creative use of unified communications, contact center and/or data solutions and commitment to excellence MarketWire

Getting and Keeping a High-Performance Organizational Culture
Most business leaders know that a high-performing culture is critical to their organization's success. Yet many struggle with culture change, finding it an elusive and drawn-out process with hard-to-predict results MarketWire

Leading Daytrading Newsletter Has a Scorching 10.5% Gain in May
2012 marked the 15th consecutive year that the BullTrade ( Newsletter portfolio has outgained the S&P 500 by more than 300%. Though up only 41.1% in 2012, the portfolio has averaged an amazing annual return of 77.7% since 1998. But the newsletter doesn't just perform well in up markets. From 2000-2002, the S&P 500 fell 43 MarketWire

Kilopass Appoints Charlie Schadewitz Vice President of Sales to Continue Its Growth
Kilopass Technology Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor logic non-volatile memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP), announced today that long-time industry veteran Charlie Schadewitz has joined the company as Vice President of Sales MarketWire

HomeGrid Forum Lab "Open for Business" for Systems Certification Testing
News highlights: HomeGrid Forum completes its latest system-level Plugfest Silicon companies and system vendors both participated Plugfest allowed the HomeGrid Forum system test plans to be finalized, and enabled products to be prepared for formal Certification TRaC Global test lab ready for System Certification testing G MarketWire

Green Hills Software Expands GUI Builder Support for INTEGRITY RTOS With Altia Design and DeepScreen

Green Hills Software and Symphony Teleca Corporation Collaborate on Delivering Ethernet AVB to the Automotive Industry

Herzog & de Meuron Announce First Residential Tower in Florida
Fortune International announces the next chapter in its prestigious collection of Jade appointed buildings with the highly coveted "Jade Signature" on Sunny Isles Beach. MarketWire

REMINDER: MEDIA ALERT: Kilopass to Exhibit at TSMC 2013 China Technology Symposium
WHO: Kilopass Technology Inc. (www.kilopass MarketWire

Vestiq Pharmaceuticals Offers MagBID ER Magnesium Dietary Supplement for Patients Who Have Lost Magnesium Because of Illness or Treatment With Certain Medicines
Vestiq Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it will add MagBID ER (magnesium L-lactate dehydrate) tablets to its growing list of supportive care products. Rights to the product were purchased from Niche Pharmaceuticals. The products will be marketed and distributed by Vestiq's supportive care company, Praelia Pharmaceuticals. MarketWire

New Acer Veriton P Series Workstations Now Available in the United States
Editor's Summary: Enterprise-level expandability and redundancy allow users to tackle even the largest projects with confidence MarketWire

LumaSense Introduces Rel-Rad(TM) -- Breakthrough Thermal Imaging Technology
LumaSense Technologies introduced today a new infrared imaging technology called Rel-Rad™ -- "relatively radiometric" imaging that bridges the gap between single-point pyrometry and thermal imaging to deliver precise thermal images at half the cost of fully radiometric systems. MarketWire

REMINDER: MEDIA ALERT: Secrets of Design for Yield to Be Explored During 50th Design Automation Conference Pavilion Panel

Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility: Now on its 12th year
The annual Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR) celebrates its 12th year as it travels for the first time to Bali, Indonesia to hold AFCSR 2013 at the Grand Hyatt-Nusa Dua on September 23-24. Organized by the Asian Institute of Management Ramon V. del Rosario Sr ACN Newswire

Hong Kong's Biggest US Promotion Opens Next Week
"Think Asia, Think Hong Kong," the largest Hong Kong promotion ever launched in the United States, takes place next week in New York and Los Angeles. The US campaign will highlight Hong Kong's advantages for American companies seeking new business opportunities in Asia, particularly the Chinese mainland ACN Newswire

Sony Unveils VAIO® Duo 13 and VAIO® Pro 13/11 Ultrabook™
Sony Corporation today announced new additions to the summer 2013 VAIO line-up with the introduction of VAIO® Duo 13 and VAIO® Pro 13/11. Designed to enhance individuals' lifestyles, the new slider hybrid PC, VAIO® Duo 13, and mobile VAIO® Pro 13/11 complete the summer 2013 VAIO® line-up with the existing family-friendly VAIO® Tap 20 and entertainment-centered VAIO® Fit 14/15 ACN Newswire

MHI Receives GTCC Power Generation System Order from Portland General Electric Company
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order for a 440 megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power generation system to be installed at the Carty Generating Station being constructed in Oregon for the Portland General Electric Company (PGE). A separate long-term service agreement (LTSA) for the plant was also signed ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Launches New Lineup of FMV Series PCs with Four New Models
Fujitsu today announced its updated FMV Series lineup of consumer-oriented personal computers. The new lineup includes a total of four new models in three product families. They feature enhanced design and performance specifications as well as a touchscreen display compatible with Windows 8. The new models will be available in Japan from June 7, 2013 ACN Newswire

Panasonic Expanding LED Lamp Lineup in Europe to 55 Models to Boost Sales
Panasonic Corporation today announced that it will expand its LED lamp lineup in Europe to offer as many as 55 models this year(1) as the company aims to increase sales in the European LED lighting market it entered in 2011 ACN Newswire

MHI and NCXX Achieve Wiring Reduction in Industrial Robots through New Power Line Communication Technology
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and NCXX Inc., a developer and provider of communication equipment and auxiliary services based in Hanamaki City, Iwate Prefecture, have jointly succeeded in reducing robot wiring through incorporation of power line communication (PLC) technology, an industry first ACN Newswire

Pacific Retail Merchants AG Completes IPO
Pacific Retail Merchants AG /Pacific Retail Merchants AG Completes IPO. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

InvestmentPitch : Rob Whittle, Past National President of Advertising Agency DDB Canada, Joins Board of Advisors of Video Content Producer
Vancouver, British Columbia, June 5, 2013 - InvestmentPitch, a leading international producer of specialized video content for the investment community, announced the appointment of Rob Whittle to the company's board of advisors. GlobeNewswire

FLSmidth to supply cement plant in India
Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 12-2013, 5 June 2013 GlobeNewswire

African Eagle Resources plc : Update on annual accounts and potential tax liability
African Eagle ("African Eagle" or the "Company") (AIM: AFE; AltX: AEA) announces the following update to the market. GlobeNewswire

Glycotope Reported Promising First-in-Man Data at ASCO 2013 for its Glycooptimized anti-EGFR Antibody CetuGEX(TM) to Treat Solid Tumors
Glycotope GmbH /Glycotope Reported Promising First-in-Man Data at ASCO 2013 for its Glycooptimized anti-EGFR Antibody CetuGEX(TM) to Treat Solid Tumors . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä launches a new more powerful version of its Wärtsilä 34DF engine
Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 5 June 2013 at 11.30 am EET GlobeNewswire

STONESOFT CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 5.6.2013 at 9:35 A.M.MCAFEE HAS ANNOUNCED THAT IT EXTENDS THE ACCEPTANCE PERIOD UNDER ITS TENDER OFFER FOR ALL THE SHARES AND OPTION RIGHTS IN STONESOFT UNTIL 19 JUNE 2013Stonesoft Oyj (hereinafter "Stonesoft") and Intel Corporation have on 6 May 2013 announced that Stonesoft and McAfee, Inc GlobeNewswire

Medigene announces capital reduction and nomination of new members to a reduced Supervisory Board
Medigene AG /Medigene announces capital reduction and nomination of new members to a reduced Supervisory Board . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

New data at ENS show Novartis drug Gilenya benefited patients by improving all four key measures of multiple sclerosis
Novartis International AG /New data at ENS show Novartis drug Gilenya benefited patients by improving all four key measures of multiple sclerosis . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Songa Offshore SE : May fleet update
Songa Dee achieved an operating efficiency of 100% during the month continuing working for Statoil in Norway.  GlobeNewswire

Mobistar: Ludovic Pech is appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Mobistar
Brussels, 5 June 2013 - Ludovic Pech is the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Mobistar. He represents a significant reinforcement for the company. Ludovic Pech boasts extensive experience of the sector. He's been active for almost 20 years in the multimedia and telecoms field, 10 of them in finance director posts in various European subsidiaries of the Orange group GlobeNewswire

Kemira appoints Petri Castrén as CFO
Kemira OyjStock Exchange ReleaseJune 5, 2013 at 10.00 am (CET+1) Petri Castrén (Master of Laws, MBA) has been appointed Kemira's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Management Board as of September 1, 2013. He will join Kemira from Nokia Siemens Networks, where he has been serving as Vice President Corporate Finance (Group Treasurer) GlobeNewswire

Yara acquisition of Bunge's fertilizer business in Brazil approved
Oslo (2013-06-05): The Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defence (CADE) has approved Yara's acquisition of Bunge's fertilizer business in Brazil, allowing Yara to proceed with completing the USD 750 million transaction and integration process."This regulatory approval marks the start of an exciting new phase in Brazil for Yara GlobeNewswire

Fujitsu Launches docomo ARROWS NX F-06E Smartphone
Fujitsu today announced that the docomo ARROWS NX F-06E, its new smartphone, will be available exclusively in Japan as of June 7, 2013 from NTT DOCOMO, INC. One of the most sought after features by smartphone users has been long-lasting battery life ACN Newswire

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