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HPIL Holding Announces Exclusive Patents License to HPIL HEALTHCARE INC.
HPIL Holding (the "Company") (OTCQB: HPIL) is pleased to announce that on February 22, 2013, the Company granted to its wholly owned subsidiary, HPIL HEALTHCARE INC., an exclusive license to use the patents relating to the "Massage Vibrator for the Relief of Aches and Pain" (the "Patents"), for the production, use, or sale of the resulting products throughout the covered territory MarketWire

Transocean Ltd. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) MarketWire

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park Brings Hotel Guests Closer to Brooklyn's Finest Entertainment With the Statue to Stadium Package
With the recent opening of the Barclays Center, travelers and locals alike are pairing their Lower Manhattan experience with a trip to Brooklyn's new arena, indulging in concerts, basketball games, boxing matchups, circus shows, and unique entertainment MarketWire

As a Founding Partner of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), Constellium Is Delighted to Welcome Some of Its Key Customers Audi, BMW Group and Rexam as New Members
As a founding partner of the AluminiumStewardship Initiative (ASI), Constellium is delighted to welcome some ofits key customers AUDI, BMW Group and Rexam as new members. MarketWire

Notice Regarding Q4 2012 Results Announcement
Golar LNG Limited ("Golar" or the "Company")previously published that it wouldannounce its fourth quarter 2012 results on March 1, 2013. However, theCompanyanticipates that the Board Meeting to review the results will not befinishedprior to close of trading in New York today and so will now announce itsfourthquarter 2012 results on March 4 2013, before the NASDAQ opens. MarketWire

"New Jersey Online - What's Next?" -- Webinar Replay Now Available From Spectrum Gaming Group
Internet-gambling legislation is now in the hands of the New Jersey Legislature and legalization appears imminent. As prospective operators, technology providers, and regulators prepare for this new form of gaming, key legislators and industry experts analyzed the legislation and its business prospects during a special webinar produced by Spectrum Gaming Group and GiGse. MarketWire

NOVA Chemicals Reports 2012 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
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Notification of major interest in shares
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Koninklijke Ten Cate NV : Decrease in TenCate profit due mainly to contraction of US defence market
Highlights of 2012· Decrease in revenues of 8% to EUR1,049 million (autonomous -15%).· Normalized EBITA: EUR60 million; EUR8 million non-recurringexpenses, mainlyin the 4th quarter.· EBITA: EUR52.0 million (autonomous -53%).· Net profit EUR22.3 million (autonomous -63%); normalized netprofit EUR27 MarketWire

Clever Innovations + Design Leadership = Better Products for Living
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

Congressional Inaction on Sequestration Harms Students and Families
The following statement can be attributed to National PTA President Betsy Landers: MarketWire

CubeSmart to Present at Citi 2013 Global Property CEO Conference
CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE), a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust focused on self-storage facilities, today announced that the Company will participate in a roundtable presentation at the Citi 2013 Global Property CEO Conference in Hollywood, Florida. MarketWire

EURO Ressources Reports Earnings for the Year Ended December 31, 2012
EURO Ressources S.A. ("EURO" or the "Company") (PARIS: EUR) today announced its audited statutory financial results prepared in accordance with French Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP") and its audited financial results prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS") for the year ended December 31, 2012 MarketWire

BluForest Signs Contract to Develop REDD+ Project With the Commonwealth of Northern Equador ("MNE") Resulting in a Groundbreaking Milestone for REDD+ Projects in Central and South America
BluForest Inc. (OTCBB: BLUF) (OTCQB: BLUF) MarketWire

Hotel Near Fire Island Readies Itself for U.S. Women's Open Tee-Off
The world's finest female golfers will gather to contest their skills June 24-30, 2013, for the U.S. Women's Open at Southampton, New York's prestigious Sebonack Golf Club. The event is drawing a long list of followers from around the world to witness a spectacular display of golf and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of this remarkable destination. MarketWire

Efacec Group Completes Record-Setting Power Transformer
Efacec Group is celebrating a huge achievement. The Efacec Power Transformer facility in Rincon, Ga. has completed, and is shipping, the largest electrical transformer made in the U.S. in the last 20 years. MarketWire

Webcomics Pioneer Chris Crosby Joins Red Giant Entertainment's Board of Directors
Chris Crosby, co-founder and CEO of leading online comics portal Keenspot, has joined Red Giant Entertainment (OTCQB: REDG) as a Member of the Board of Directors. MarketWire

2013 Oscar Ratings: POPSUGAR LIVE! Video Views Set Record
POPSUGAR Inc. announced today that its 2013 Live Oscar Viewing Party -- featuring simultaneous streams from the red carpet, backstage, and its LA studios -- captured over 1.2 million video views, an all-time high. POPSUGAR also co-anchored the first-ever Red Carpet Digital Lounge at the Oscars. POPSUGAR's Live 2013 Award Season coverage was up 116% over 2012 with over 4.1 million views. MarketWire

Essex Property Trust to Present at 2013 Citigroup Global Property CEO Conference
Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS) announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael J. Schall, will participate in a roundtable presentation at the 2013 Citigroup Global Property CEO Conference in Hollywood, Florida on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 8:10 a.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

Vocal Powerhouse Richard Kincaid Teams With Sax Superstar Dave Koz to Explore Unrequited Love on 'I Wish That Was Me' -- Which Breaks Into the Top 40 on the Mediabase A/C Chart Amid a Flurry of Exciting Chart Activity
Fast-rising indie vocalist Richard Kincaid ( has pulled heartstrings before, but he hits explosive new emotional highs (and lows) with "I Wish That Was Me," his latest single featuring contemporary jazz saxophone great Dave Koz. MarketWire

Altura Communication Solutions Recruits Industry Veteran Bob Eramo to Expand Video and Data Communications Practice
Altura, a leader in managed services, mobility, and communications-enabled solutions, announced the hiring of Bob Eramo as Altura's Data and Video Practice Leader to expand our wired and wireless data, and video business practices on a national basis. Bob joins Altura from SBC and AT&T where he had great success selling and leading sales teams in the data and video industry. MarketWire

Beautiful Meeting Venues Available at Modern London Hotel
Magnificent meetings start with exceptional facilities and one Mayfair London conference venue is making waves with stylish spaces and modern media services so event planners can easily "wow" their clients and guests while hosting a productive and inspirational gathering. MarketWire

Salamon Group, Inc. (SLMU) Ceases Operations Effective Close of Business Today
Salamon Group Inc. (OTCQB: SLMU) Announced today the cessation of operations and all business activities effective today, March 1, 2013. MarketWire

Smart 1 Systems' New AI Offer Strong in Spite of Looming Sequestration
eDoorways International Corporation (PINKSHEETS: EDWY) announced today that its subsidiary Smart 1 Systems is poised for exceptional growth in the artificial intelligence (AI) market. Unlike many industries and sectors that are affected by the sequestration, the AI market seems largely untouched. MarketWire

Nuclear Street Supports the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium
Virginia's Nuclear Energy Consortium (NEC), signed into law this week by Gov. McDonnell, intends to make the state a hub for research and development of safe and available nuclear power. The Consortium will build on Virginia's already substantial nuclear facilities in higher education, nuclear reactor manufacturing, and nuclear engineering. MarketWire

Danaos Corporation Announces Availability of Its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the Year Ended December 31, 2012
Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC), a leading international owner of containerships, announced today that its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2012 has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and can be accessible on the Company's website, under the "Investor Relations" section under "Annual Reports" at the top of the page. MarketWire

Vitamin Blue Announces up to 5 Million Shares Buyback in Open Market Starting Week of March 4
Vitamin Blue, Inc. (OTCQB: VTMB), a developer, producer and distributor of water boardsports apparel, accessories and related products, today announced that it will buy up to 5 million shares in the open market starting the week of March 4. MarketWire

New York's Restaurant Industry to Convene This Weekend for the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show
The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York opens this Sunday, March 3 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York. Over 20,000 restaurant and foodservice industry professionals will gather to see and sample dozens of new products, services, and equipment from more than 500 leading vendors, and participate in educational programs and many special events MarketWire

LifeSci Advisors Announces Investment Opinion on Adherex Technologies
LifeSci Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of investment research and investor relations services in the life sciences sector, today announced that it has initiated coverage of Adherex Technologies Inc MarketWire

Google Sends Three Representatives to Visit With Windy City Strategies Team
Google Inc. recently sent three Google representatives to visit the Windy City Strategies team to talk about our strategic partnership and exciting new marketing opportunities being launched that would be beneficial to our clients. MarketWire

Harness the Power and Speed of 4G LTE With the New C Spire Mobile Hotspot on the Nation's Only Personalized Network
C Spire Wireless, the only U.S. wireless provider that offers consumers and businesses a suite of personalized services, announced the introduction today of its first branded 4G LTE (Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution) mobile hotspot on the nation's only personalized network. MarketWire

Anadarko to Present at Upcoming Conference
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced that Sr. Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Bob Gwin, will present at the Raymond James 34th Annual Institutional Investors Conference on Wed., March 6, 2013, at 7:30 a.m. EST in Orlando, Fla. MarketWire

Jenoptik Wins 2013 Vision Award for Innovative 3D Laser Metal Cutting
Jenoptik (STUT: JEN) announces its Laser Processing Systems business unit of the Laser & Material Processing division received the 2013 Vision Award for the JENOPTIK-VOTAN® BIM. This machine is well suited for cutting complex 3D metal parts. MarketWire

American Academy of Dermatology Highlights Skin, Hair and Nail News at Annual Scientific Meeting
The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) is holding its 71st Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, Fla., March 1-5, 2013, at the Miami Beach Convention Center MarketWire

Pizza Patron(R) Adds Locations in Three Markets in February
In February, Pizza Patrón saw growth among its existing multi-unit franchisees who opened new locations in three different markets, Mesa, Ariz.; Laredo, and San Antonio, Texas. MarketWire

Rhapsody Set to Rock Austin With Performances From the Walkmen, Foxygen, inc., In The Valley Below, NOBUNNY and DJ Sets by True Panther
Rhapsody today announced the lineup for its Rhapsody Rocks Austin (RRA) unofficial day party, with live sets from some of this year's most talked-about artists. The Walkmen, making their only appearance during SXSW week, will headline fresh off a North American tour that made them one of the most talked about acts of the last year MarketWire

Former DuPont Executive Joins Equity Solar's Executive Management Team as President & Chief Operating Officer
Equity Solar, Inc., a company specifically established to commercialize a leading-edge solar photovoltaic (PV) technology, today announced that it has appointed David Maloney, Ph.D., as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective March 1, 2013. MarketWire

The Claro Group Announces Strategic Alliance With M*Modal to Drive Clinical Documentation Improvements and Ease ICD-10 Transition for Healthcare Provider Organizations
The Claro Group, LLC, providers of management consulting and financial advisory services to hospitals and health systems, today announces a strategic alliance with M*Modal, a leading provider of clinical documentation and Speech Understanding™ solutions, to help acute care hospitals improve clinical quality and maximize revenue cycle performance MarketWire

Michigan Retailers: Sales Tax Increase Would Backfire on Michigan's Economic Recovery
Increasing the state sales tax 17 percent to seven cents on the dollar to help pay for road repairs would backfire on the state's recovering economy by reducing retail sales and driving more purchases to out-of-state, online businesses that don't collect sales tax, Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) President and CEO James P. Hallan said today. MarketWire

CNH 20-F Report Available Online
CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) has filed its 2012 annual report on Form 20-F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The annual report is available on the corporate website,, under "SEC filings." The full document can be read online or downloaded. MarketWire

2013 Music Festival Guide and Tickets Available at
This year's music festival season is seeing plenty of changes compared to last year, as shown in the annual guide compiled by MarketWire

NAI Seeking Public Comment on Revised Code of Conduct Through April 5, 2013
The Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) today announced the release of its revised draft Code of Conduct, with updates to reflect current industry best practices for data collection by companies engaged in interest-based advertising and related practices. The NAI Code of Conduct is a set of self-regulatory principles that all NAI member companies must agree to follow MarketWire

Madison Covered Call and Equity Strategy Fund (MCN) Declares Quarterly Dividend
The Madison Covered Call and Equity Strategy Fund (the Fund) (NYSE: MCN) declares its quarterly dividend of $0.18/share payable March 29, 2013 to shareholders of record on March 19, 2013. The ex-dividend date will be March 15, 2013 MarketWire

Enservio's Jon McNeill Receives "Most Admired CEO" Award
Enservio (, the nation's leading provider of software and services to property insurers, today announced company CEO Jon McNeill has received a 2013 "Most Admired CEO" award in the small/midsize company category from the Boston Business Journal. MarketWire

Consilio Adds Dale Bowen to Executive Team as Chief Financial Officer
Consilio, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and global leader in eDiscovery software and services, today announced that Dale Bowen has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. MarketWire

UPDATE: Audi Off to Strongest U.S. Sales Start of Any Year in Its History With 26th Consecutive Record-Breaking Month in February
Audi today reported February sales of 10,877 vehicles, making it the strongest start to a year in the brand's history. Sales for the month rose 27.5% from a year earlier, with January-February year-to-date sales up 17.2% to a record 20,993 vehicles delivered to customers. MarketWire

Two INTO University Partners Earn Recognition for Excellence in Comprehensive Internationalization
INTO University Partnerships announced today that two of its university partners, University of South Florida (USF) and Colorado State University (CSU) were selected for NAFSA's 2013 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization MarketWire

Brian Murphy Joins Lion Street Board of Directors
As Lion Street continues to emerge as an important force in the life insurance industry, they announced today that industry veteran Brian Murphy has accepted an invitation to join their Board of Directors. He will advise on the growth and expansion of Lion Street's financial services distribution platform. MarketWire

Mackinac Financial Corporation Announces Stock Buyback Program
Mackinac Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: MFNC), the holding company for mBank, announced today that its Board of Directors, at its February meeting, authorized a common stock repurchase program. The new program authorizes the repurchase of $600,000 of the Company's outstanding common stock over a two year period. MarketWire

Statement From CT Science Center
The following statement may be attributed to Matt Fleury, President & CEO of the Connecticut Science CenterRe: Rep. Hewett's remarks at Public Hearing MarketWire

Diet Rich in Nutrients Helps Promote a Lifetime of Healthy Vision
Everyone's heard the saying "you are what you eat." Well, it's true for your eyes as well as for your heart, bones and teeth. During March's Save Your Vision Month, the American Optometric Association (AOA) reminds Americans that caring for eyes includes looking carefully at what you eat. MarketWire

RxMedic and Rx Systems, Inc., Sign Preferred Business Partner Agreement
RxMedic Systems, a leading manufacturer of automated pharmacy solutions, and Rx Systems, Inc., a leader in pharmacy packaging and supplies, announced today the signing of a preferred business partner agreement. MarketWire

Peak-Catalyst to Participate at SAPinsider Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement Conference
Peak-Catalyst, a SAP® software and consulting partner, announced today it will be presenting on real-world Lessons learned from ITSmobile and HTML5 mobility projects at the SAPinsider Logistics & SCM conference. Peak-Catalyst will also be exhibiting in booth 930 at the event, which takes place at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, March 5-8, 2013. MarketWire

Modern Mold & Tool, Inc. Launches New Website
Modern Mold & Tool, Inc., a leading design engineering and injection mold manufacturer for the medical, electronics, aerospace & defense, security, automotive and recreation industries, has launched a new website to communicate the firm's 60 years of experience and expertise in high tolerance injection molding. The new website is located at MarketWire

Infrastructure Developments Corp. Announces Pay-Off of Note and Lifting of DTC Chill
Infrastructure Developments Corp. (OTCQB: IDVC) (the "Company") announced today that it has paid off remaining amounts due to a convertible note holder. Over the past two years the Company borrowed $214,000 from an investment firm to finance the startup of its U.S. Navy "Lido" project in Indonesia as well as for general corporate expenses MarketWire Offering PCA SKIN, premium destination of skincare and cosmetics brands for both men and women, is privileged to carry PCA SKIN among its exclusive skincare products selection. MarketWire

Eminence Launches New Overnight Skin Repair Products with an Anti-Aging Argan Stem Cell Complex
Eminence Organic Skin Care ( is excited to introduce nighttime repair products to their revolutionary Age Corrective Collection of organic skin care! Experience a rejuvenating night's rest and wake up to younger-looking skin with the new Age Corrective Night Collection MarketWire

Audi Off to Strongest U.S. Sales Start of Any Year in Its History With 26th Consecutive Record-Breaking Month in February
Audi today reported February sales of 10,877 vehicles, making it the strongest start to a year in the brand's history. Sales for the month rose 27.5% from a year earlier, with January-February year-to-date sales up 17.2% to a record 20,993 vehicles delivered to customers. MarketWire

Rand Capital Announces Continued Growth of Net Asset Value per Share to $3.90 at December 31, 2012, and $2.6 Million in New Investments During the 4th Quarter of 2012
Rand Capital Corporation ("Rand") (NASDAQ: RAND) MarketWire

IC Potash to Exhibit at PDAC 2013 International Convention, Trade Show and Investors Exchange
IC Potash Corp. ("ICP" or the "Company") (TSX: ICP) (OTCQX: ICPTF) today announced that the Company has been invited to exhibit at PDAC's Investors Exchange to be held March 3-6, 2013 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario. MarketWire

Continued Reorganization of Northland's Subsidiaries
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(OSLO: NAUR)(FRANKFURT: NPK)(OMX: NAURo) ("Northland" or "the Company") hereby announces that the preliminary reorganization plan for the Company's Swedish subsidiaries was presented at today's meeting of creditors. The creditors expressed their support of the continued reorganization. MarketWire

Volkswagen Reports 30th Consecutive Month of Sales Growth
Best YTD January-February since 1974 with 60,474 units delivered, up 4.7 percent vs. 2012 Jetta sedan achieved 10,398 units in February Best Tiguan February ever with 2,533 units delivered Chattanooga-built Passat delivered 7,532 units for the month, over 29 percent diesel High-mileage, clean diesel TDI models accounted for 22 MarketWire

Tactical Air Defense Services Prevails in Litigation Receiving Favorable Opinion and Reversal in Searock Lawsuit
Tactical Air Defense Services, Inc MarketWire

Costamare Inc. Announces Availability of Its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the Year Ended December 31, 2012
Costamare Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: CMRE) announced today that its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012 (the "Annual Report") has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and can be accessed on the Company's website,, in the "Investors" section under "Annual Reports". MarketWire

Italian Elections & a Sluggish Eurozone: Russell Eurozone Index Indicates a Slowdown in European Equities YTD as of February 25th
After a strong fourth quarter of 2012 with all country constituents positive and a 6.3% return for the Russell Eurozone Index, the Index has had weaker performance for 2013 year-to-date as of February 25th. The Index returned 2.7% year-to-date as of February 25th and, within the Index, all country constituents except Portugal and Ireland have had a weaker YTD return than in the fourth quarter. MarketWire

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

Immunotech Relocates to New Research & Development Laboratory Facility
Immunotech Laboratories, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IMMB) today announced the company has relocated to a new Research & Development Lab facility in Monrovia, California. MarketWire

Market Leader to Present to Roth Capital Partners 25th Annual Growth Stock Conference
Market Leader, Inc. (NASDAQ: LEDR) today announced that CFO Jackie Davidson will present to the Roth Capital Partners 25th Annual Growth Stock Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, March 19 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific time and will be available live and for replay from the Investor Relations section of the company's Web site at MarketWire

1st Capital Bank Announces: Appointment of Mark R. Andino as Ongoing President and Chief Executive Officer
1st Capital Bank (OTCQB: FISB) (the "Bank") today announced that the Board of Directors has unanimously approved the appointment of Mark R. Andino as the Bank's ongoing President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr MarketWire

A "Flurry of $50's" Is Forecast at Barona Resort & Casino
Flurries are in the forecast at Barona Resort & Casino; flurries of $50 bills, that is. During Barona's Flurry of $50's giveaway, Club Barona members will have multiple chances to win $50 bills every Monday night in March. MarketWire

Melissa Simpler, CEO of Affinegy, Appointed Vice-Chair of CABA's Connected Home Council
The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) announced today that Melissa Simpler, CEO of Affinegy, has been appointed Vice-Chair of CABA's Connected Home Council. MarketWire

TruStone Financial to Merge With Ladish Community Credit Union
TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union, based out of Plymouth, Minnesota, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Ladish Community Credit Union (LCCU) of Cudahy, Wisconsin to merge operations. Both TruStone Financial and LCCU Board of Directors unanimously approved a merger of the two credit unions at their last meeting. MarketWire

BMO Harris to Sponsor INHP Homebuyer Education Class and Bus Tour
BMO Harris Bank is the presenting sponsor of the The Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership (INHP) Homebuyer Education and Neighborhood Bus Tour. The event incorporates the traditional content of INHP's homebuyer education class with a bus tour of local neighborhoods and available homes. The class and tour will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m MarketWire

Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT) Latest Release of Automated Test and Re-Test (ATRT) Allows for Enhanced Message-Based Testing to Include SOAP over HTTP Support
Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT) (, the automated software testing solutions provider for large mission critical systems, announced the latest release of their Automated Test and Re-Test (ATRT) Test Manager which now includes enhancements to its message-based testing capability. MarketWire

Simple Products Corp. Chooses TAB Bank for a $750,000 Senior Revolving Credit Facility
Simple Products Corp. of Sandy, UT has chosen TAB Bank for a $750,000 senior revolving credit facility. The new facility has been extended through a multi-year agreement. MarketWire

Mu Sigma Named in KMWorld's List of 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management
Mu Sigma (, one of the world's largest pure-play decision sciences and analytics firms, announced today that it has been selected as one of KMWorld's 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management for 2013. The full list is available in an article posted online today at and in the March 2013 issue of the magazine. MarketWire

The National MS Society Partners With Edible Arrangements(R) to Fund MS Research and Raise Awareness
Today, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society announced its partnership with 63 Edible Arrangements® stores of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire for its second annual MS awareness campaign to raise funds to help people with MS and to support MS research. Last year, these Edible Arrangements® locations donated $10,000 to this cause. MarketWire

National MS Society Partners With Edible Arrangements(R) to Fund MS Research and Raise Awareness
Today, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society announced its partnership with 63 Edible Arrangements® stores of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island for its second annual MS awareness campaign to raise funds to help people with MS and to support MS research. Last year, these Edible Arrangements® locations donated $10,000 to this cause. MarketWire

MOSCOT Launches Its 2013 Sun Collection, Bring on the Sun

PI Financial Updates Buy Recommendation on Timmins Gold (TSX:TMM) (NYSE-MKT:TGD) - Video Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, March 1, 2013 - Investment firm PI Financial has updated their buy recommendation on Timmins Gold (TSX:TMM) (NYSE-MKT:TGD). Following a visit to the San Francisco Mine in Sonora State, Mexico, analyst Philip Ker reiterated his buy recommendation, maintaining his $3.90 target price, a 73% premium to the $2.26 price the day the report was issued. GlobeNewswire

Ziggo N.V. publication of its annual report 2012
Ziggo today announced the publication of its annual report 2012. GlobeNewswire

Transfer of 137,000 own B-shares on 1 March 2013
                 ORION CORPORATIONSTOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 1 MARCH 2013 at  18.40    EET   GlobeNewswire

Dietsmann Libya wins $120M Global Maintenance Contracts
Tripoli 28 February 2013 - Mellitah Oil & Gas has awarded Dietsmann a two-year Maintenance Management Assistance Contract Libya for the Sabratha Platform. Mobilization of the contract will start in March 2013. GlobeNewswire

Trevali's Santander Mine Construction Nears Completion Processing Mill Start-up Scheduled late-March
Trevali Mining Corporation ("Trevali" or the "Company") (TSX: TV)(TSX: TV.WT)(OTCQX: TREVF)(LMA: TV)(FRANKFURT: 4TI) provides a construction update on its 2,000-tonne-per-day Santander Zinc-Lead-Silver mine in Peru. Construction is very advanced in all areas and soft commissioning and testing of various circuits and components is ongoing MarketWire

SHIFT Communications Expands Its Food and Beverage Roster
NEWS FACTS SHIFT Communications announced today the expansion of its food and beverage business with the addition of new clients Buddy Fruits, Double Decker Wines by Wente Family Estates and FoodyDirect MarketWire

Penta Security Announces Worldwide Release of the First MySQL DB Encryption Software, MyDiamo
Web security and DB encryption provider Penta Security Systems (Representative CEO/Founder Seok Woo Lee) announced that it will be releasing the world's first MySQL engine-level DB encryption software 'MyDiamo' on March 1, 2013. MarketWire

Doctors Can Detect Skin Cancer Earlier With New Modernizing Medicine and 3Gen, Inc. Partnership
Modernizing Medicine, the creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant™ (EMA), a cloud-based specialty-specific electronic medical records (EMR) system, announced today that it has partnered with 3Gen, Inc., a product design and development company which created DermLite, a line of devices that enables the trained eye to detect skin cancer and other types of skin conditions early. MarketWire Adds iDental Discount Plan by United Concordia to Selection of Dental Savings Plans announced today the addition of the iDental Discount Plan presented by United Concordia to its growing selection of dental plans. MarketWire

CincyTech Invests in Wearable Tech Device
CincyTech announced today it has invested $100,000 in nugg-it, a Cincinnati-based startup creating a wearable device that records 'nuggets' of conversations, as part of a $600,000 seed round. MarketWire

Celebrate the Centennial of the Boston Children's Museum With Cookies & Culture for Kids at This Luxury Hotel in Boston, MA
The Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Boston Children's Museum with the "100 Years of Mini-Museum Lovers" package, a mini-scape offering tiny-travelers and their parents the chance to explore exhibits and interactive workshops at the Boston Children's Museum MarketWire

Wyndham Hotel Group Reflags, Takes Over Management of Eight U.S. Hotels
Effective today, Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with over 7,340 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), has rebranded eight hotels in major markets throughout the United States with the upscale Wyndham® Hotels and Resorts name and has taken on management of the properties. MarketWire

Ingen Announces Improvements to National Distributor Network
Ingen Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IGNT), an emerging medical device manufacturer with patented proprietary medical technology for the growing $55 Billion US home healthcare industry, is pleased to announce upcoming improvements to our distribution network. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Announces Expanded Senior Bank Credit Facility
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE MKT: MHR.PRC) (NYSE MKT: MHR.PRD) (NYSE MKT: MHR.PRE) (the "Company" or "Magnum Hunter") announced today that the Company's conforming borrowing base under its $750 million Senior Bank Facility (the "Senior Credit Facility"), has been increased by $43.75 million from $306.25 million to $350 million (the "New Borrowing Base"). The 14 MarketWire

easyhome Ltd. Announces Timing of Fourth Quarter 2012 Conference Call and Webcast
easyhome Ltd. (TSX: EH), Canada's largest merchandise leasing company and a growing provider of financial services, will hold a conference call with shareholders, analysts and portfolio managers on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. A Press Release will be issued after the market closes on Monday, March 11, 2013. MarketWire

abas Presents Total ERP Solution for Midsize Companies at CeBIT 2013
"Shareconomy" is this year's keynote theme at CeBIT 2013 in Hanover, Germany March 5-9, 2013. The No. 1 IT trade show for the digital world is focusing this year on the transference of knowledge, resources and experience as new forms of collaboration MarketWire

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Announces Filing of 2012 Annual Report on Form 20-F
Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced that it has filed its 2012 Annual Report on Form 20-F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). MarketWire

Regional Banks to Benefit From Loan Growth and Improving Credit Quality
The Federal Reserve has pledged to keep interest rates at record low level for a considerable period. While low interest rate environment will help drive economic growth, for regional banks it means further pressure on net interest margin MarketWire

Aging Population to Drive Growth in Home Health Care Industry
The senior population in the U.S. (people above 65 years of age) is expected to rise significantly over the next few years. The increasing senior population will drive growth in the home health care industry. Population in other developed countries, most notably Japan, is also aging. For home health care companies such as Gentiva Health Services Inc. (NASDAQ: GTIV) and Amedisys Inc MarketWire

Q-Sensei Named in KMWorld "100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management"
Q-Sensei, the enterprise search technology company, has been selected into KMWorld's 2013 list of "100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management." This prestigious award follows the selection of Q-Sensei Enterprise, the company's enterprise search platform, in KMWorld's "Trend-Setting Products of 2012." MarketWire

AutoInfo, Inc. Announces Agreement to Be Acquired by AutoInfo Holdings, LLC, a Subsidiary of Comvest Partners
AutoInfo, Inc. (OTCBB: AUTO) (the "Company" or "AutoInfo") announced today that the Company has entered into a merger agreement with AutoInfo Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of Comvest Investment Partners IV, L.P., one of the investment funds managed by Comvest Partners ("Comvest"), pursuant to which Comvest has agreed to acquire the Company for $1 MarketWire

Shiloh Industries Reports First Quarter 2013 Results
Shiloh Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHLO) today reported financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal year ending Oct. 31, 2013. MarketWire

BIO-key(R) International, Inc. Presenting Fingerprint Biometric Technology Solutions at IBM Pulse 2013
BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCBB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions and advanced mobile credentialing and identity verification technologies, today reported that the company will present the latest advances for interoperable fingerprint authentication at Pulse 2013 (Booth T132) MarketWire

West Philadelphia Hotel Deals Offer Big Savings on Advance Bookings
Companies, contractors and freelancers working with a limited budget on an upcoming business trip to the greater Philadelphia area can save big when booking the Advanced Purchase Rate at the Philadelphia Marriott West hotel. MarketWire

Hotels in Westchester Keep Business Travelers Connected With eBundle Package
From conference calls and emails to virtual meetings and sharing files, staying connected is the key to smart business -- but it can also be expensive. Rather than racking up items on an expense report, business travelers can save with the eBundle Package at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in White Plains, New York. MarketWire

Princeton Spas Offer Weekend Getaway
A weekend away is sometimes all that's needed to unwind and reenergize. The Princeton Marriott at Forrestal hotel recognizes the benefits of even a single day of relaxation, and is offering a Weekend Spa Getaway for solo travelers, couples and friends. MarketWire

Humetrix Releases iBlueButton Mobile Apps for Intel Atom-Based Android Phones
Humetrix announced today it is working with Intel to demonstrate the new release of its award-winning iBlueButton® mobile apps for Intel® Atom™-based Android™ phones at the HIMSS13 conference and exhibition in New Orleans, March 3-7 MarketWire

Ahlstrom's Annual Report 2012 published
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE March 1, 2013 at 15.00 GlobeNewswire

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Files Shelf Registration Statement
Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced that it has filed a shelf registration statement on Form F-3 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). MarketWire

Baystate Health Selects Awarepoint After Extensive Competitive Process
Awarepoint Corporation, the largest real-time location system (RTLS) corporation dedicated exclusively to healthcare, announced today that Baystate Health, ranked as one of the country's top 15 health systems by Thomson Reuters, has signed an agreement to install Awarepoint's RTLS at the first of its health system's three hospitals MarketWire

NeuLion and Major League Soccer Kick Off 2013 Season With MLS LIVE
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), a leading enabler and provider of live and on-demand sports content to Internet-connected devices, and Major League Soccer today announced the delivery of MLS LIVE, the ultimate digital soccer experience for fans to watch live, condensed and archived MLS games in HD MarketWire

DARA BioSciences Appoints Haywood Cochrane Jr. as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Names Paul Richardson as a New Board Member
DARA BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: DARA) (the "Company" or "DARA"), announced today the appointments of Haywood D. Cochrane Jr. as chairman of the DARA board of directors and Paul Richardson as a new board member. MarketWire

Dorman Products, Inc. Announces the Retirement of John F. Creamer, Jr. From Its Board of Directors
Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: DORM) today announced that John F. Creamer, Jr., has informed the Company of his intention to retire from the Company's Board of Directors and as a member of each committee thereof to which he was appointed, effective March 8, 2013. Mr. Creamer has served as a director since 1995. Mr MarketWire

NEC's Video Coding Technology Adopted in Final Draft for HEVC, New International Video Coding Standard
Video coding technology developed by NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701), in collaboration with several partners, has been adopted in the final draft international standard for high efficiency video coding (HEVC)(1), a new international video coding standard. HEVC is scheduled to be an international standard this coming May ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Announces Fiscal 2014 Hiring Plan for University Graduates
Fujitsu today announced plans to hire 500 university graduates in April 2014 ACN Newswire

Yamato, Toyota, Hino Start Trials of Small Electric Truck
Yamato Transport Co., Ltd. (Yamato), Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), and Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hino) will begin trials using a small electric truck ("EV Truck") in Yamato delivery operations.Developed by Hino, the EV Truck is a one-ton, ultra-low bed truck featuring a cargo space equipped with compartments for keeping delivery goods refrigerated or frozen ACN Newswire

TMC to Display 'FT-86 Open Concept' at Geneva Motor Show
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will display the "FT-86 Open concept", a rear-wheel-drive sports convertible, at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show(1). The show will be held in Geneva, Switzerland from March 5 through 17(2) ACN Newswire

OMD and Amobee Aim For Guinness World Records Title at the Festival of Media Asia 2013
The Festival of Media Asia 2013, the Asian iteration of the acclaimed Festival of Media for creativity and innovation, will include an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record. On Day Two of the Festival, 5 March 2013, starting at 2 ACN Newswire

Babcock & Wilcox Benefits From Strong Demand in 2012, Weighs Impact of Government Budget Cuts, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Energy services provider The Babcock & Wilcox Company (NYSE:BWC) (B&W) (Charlotte, North Carolina) reported income and revenue gains for fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 as the company reduced costs and saw a wave of new contracts in its Nuclear Operations segment MarketWire

Incoming Crude Oil Pipeline Capacity Could Lower U.S. Imports by 30%, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- With the price of U.S. natural gas still suppressed by a supply that is far more abundant than demand, crude oil and liquids have become cash crop resources to take its place. This new influx of crude oil, with a total capacity estimated at more than 2 MarketWire

Manhattanville College School of Education
If you are thinking about a career in education, consider becoming a part of the Manhattanville College School of Education community. We are not just a place to get a degree. We are esteemed for our community partnerships and engagement programs that continuously enhance our teaching so that our graduates are on the cutting edge of topics and issues in the education field MarketWire

NW Natural's Directors Approve Senior Management Promotions
The Board of Directors of Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE: NWN), dba NW Natural, announced it has approved several senior management promotions effective yesterday. MarketWire

NW Natural Reports 2012 & Q4 Results
Northwest Natural Gas Company, dba NW Natural (NYSE: NWN) MarketWire

Veidekke ASA: New construction contract for Veidekke in Stockholm
Veidekke Entreprenad has been commissioned byAB Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (SL) to perform foundation and concrete work for a new tram depot at Lindingö outside Stockholm. The value of the contract is SEK 150 million excluding VAT. GlobeNewswire

Recommended Acquisition of Valiant Petroleum plc by Ithaca Energy Holdings (UK) Limited (A Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Ithaca Energy Inc.)
Ithaca Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IAE)(LSE: IAE) MarketWire

Presentation re Ithaca Offer for Valiant Petroleum plc

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 3/1
Sequestration woes, Jean-Michel Cousteau, supermarket coupons, frack water, daily deals, 20-year mortgage; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv MarketWire

Pohjola's and OP-Pohjola Group's Annual Reports for 2012 Now Available
Pohjola Bank plc Stock exchange release1 March 2013, at 12.00 EETPohjola's and OP-Pohjola Group's Annual Reports for 2012 Now AvailablePohjola Bank plc has published its electronic Annual Report 2012 at, which comprises an Annual Review as well as the Report by the Board of Directors and the Financial Statements GlobeNewswire

Meeting of Creditors in Northland's Subsidiaries
Northland Resources S.A. (TSX: NAU)(OSLO: NAUR)(FRANKFURT: NPK)(OMX: NAURo) - ("Northland" or "the Company") hereby announces that a meeting of creditors in the Swedish subsidiaries will be held today. During the meeting, the court-appointed administrator will provide information regarding how the reconstruction has progressed and how it will continue. MarketWire

Presentation re: Recommended Offer for Valiant
Ithaca Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IAE)(LSE: IAE) MarketWire

Ithaca Energy Inc Offer for Valiant Petroleum
Ithaca Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IAE)(LSE: IAE) MarketWire

Klövern has sold its remaining stake in Diös
Klövern AB (publ) sold on February 28 the entire remaining stake in Diös Fastigheter AB (publ) amounting to 2,358,115 shares."Diös shares have been a good financial investment. Through the sale, we have made a satisfying profit and consolidated Klövern further", says Klövern CEO Rutger Arnhult GlobeNewswire

Big Sky's Grand New Homes on Large Lots Now Selling at Audie Murphy Ranch in Menifee
The recent model grand opening of Brookfield Homes' Big Sky neighborhood at Audie Murphy Ranch was the talk of the town, drawing more than 700 visitors to this new Menifee address MarketWire

ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), a leading international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, today announced that Mr. Niek Hoek, has been nominated for a position on its Supervisory Board at the General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on May 7, 2013. Mr. Hoek will fill the vacancy that arose by the untimely death of Mr. Gerrit Ybema GlobeNewswire

Novartis receives EU approval for Ilaris® in patients suffering acute gouty arthritis attacks who cannot gain relief from current treatments
Novartis International AG /Novartis receives EU approval for Ilaris® in patients suffering acute gouty arthritis attacks who cannot gain relief from current treatments . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

BMW of North America Sponsors Event Benefiting Half the Sky Movement
BMW of North America, L'Etoile Sport & Frey Wille sponsored an event On February 21, 2013, in celebration of women in Hollywood that are making a difference from the inside out with a breakfast and Pre-Oscar beauty gala. MarketWire

Kemira Oyj: Notice of Annual General Meeting
Kemira OyjStock exchange releaseMarch 1, 2013 at 8.00 am (CET+1) The shareholders of Kemira Oyj ("Kemira") are invited to the Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 1.00 p.m. at Marina Congress Center, Katajanokanlaituri 6, Helsinki, Finland. The reception of persons who have given notification to attend the meeting will begin at noon. GlobeNewswire

Kemira completes ChemSolutions' food and pharmaceutical businesses divestment
Kemira OyjStock exchange releaseMarch 1, 2013 at 7.00 am (CET+1) Kemira Oyj has on March 1, 2013, completed the ChemSolutions' food and pharmaceutical businesses divestment announced on December 14, 2012. GlobeNewswire

Schweiter Technologies: Figures for 2012
Schweiter Technologies /Schweiter Technologies: Figures for 2012. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Averna Announces Design Win with Unihan Corporation
Averna, an industry-leading developer of test solutions and services for communications and electronics device-makers worldwide, announced today that Unihan Corporation has selected Averna's Jupiter Design Verification System to support its design validation requirements for DOCSIS 3.0 ACN Newswire

WESTCHESTER, Ill., February 28, 2013 - Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR), a leading global providerof ingredient solutions to diversified industries,has again been named one of America's Most Admired Companies for 2012 - 2013 by FORTUNE Magazine.  This marks the seventh time the Company has earned the recognition; Ingredion is ranked third in the food production category ACN Newswire

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