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Addex Therapeutics Announces Presentation of Dipraglurant Phase 2a Study Results at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
Addex Therapeutics /Addex Therapeutics Announces Presentation of Dipraglurant Phase 2a StudyResultsat the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN)Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.$1 MM grant by The Michael J MarketWire

Cytokinetics Announces Presentation of Phase IIA Clinical Trial Data of Tirasemtiv in Patients with Myasthenia Gravis
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Ericsson extends partnership with Entel in Chile

Market Research Report -- US Demand for Custom Compounded Thermoplastics to Reach 11.4 Billion by 2017 has announced the addition of the market research report "Custom Thermoplastic Compounding" to their product offering. MarketWire

Koninklijke Ten Cate NV : Supervisory board of Royal Ten Cate compensates CEO
Further to the press releases in 2007,issued by the then supervisory board ofRoyal Ten Cate (TenCate), the following statement is made. MarketWire

WESTCHESTER, Ill., March 20, 2013 - The Board of Directors of Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.38 per share on the Company's common stock, a 46 percent increase over the previous quarterly amount of $0.26 per share.  The dividend is payable on April 25, 2013, to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 1, 2013 ACN Newswire

Homebuyers Captivated by Spencer's Crossing -- Murrieta's Premier Master-Planned Community
Delivering brand-new resort-style amenities, an array of home choices and a warm community feel, Spencer's Crossing by Brookfield Residential has evolved into the number-one place to live in Murrieta MarketWire

Randy Williams, Founder of Keiretsu Forum, Exonerated of All Lawsuit Claims by Arbitrator
Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Peter Kirwan entered judgments affirming the ruling of Judge William Cahill (Ret.) of JAMS in favor of Randy B. Williams, founder and chief executive of Keiretsu Forum, and the other defendants, in City National Bank v. Crow Canyon Corporation. Judge Cahill ruled in Williams' favor on all claims against him. MarketWire

Titan Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of Probuphine for the Treatment of Adult Patients With Opioid Dependence
Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: TTNP) today announced that the majority of Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee (PDAC) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) members recognized the favorable benefit-risk profile of Probuphine® and voted for approval (10 positive votes, 4 negative votes and 1 abstention) MarketWire

Government of Canada Announces Enhanced Adoption Tax Credit
The Canadian government has taken an important step in supporting adoptive families by expanding the federal adoption tax credit in the 2013 budget, says the Adoption Council of Canada. MarketWire

Spindle Announces Closing of MeNetwork Acquisition
Spindle, Inc. (OTCBB: SPDL), a leading provider of mobile payments solutions, announced that is has concluded the acquisition of MeNetwork, an international location- and time-based mobile marketing platform for merchants and consumers. MarketWire

Tri-City Adds Robotic Knee Replacement Surgeries
In May, Tri-City Medical Center will begin providing robotic surgeries for partial knee replacements resulting in less invasive, faster procedures with quicker recovery times for patients who suffer from debilitating arthritis pain. MarketWire

President Obama Calls Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Brain Technology a "Great Idea"
President Obama today gave accolades to researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), who presented two brain-focused technologies at the Israel Museum technology showcase as part of his Israel trip. MarketWire

SkySQL and MariaDB Unveil Agenda for 2nd Annual "MySQL(R) and Cloud Database Solutions Day" on April 26 in Santa Clara
SkySQL, the trusted provider of open source database solutions, and MariaDB, created by MySQL®-database-creator Michael (Monty) Widenius and its employees, today unveiled the agenda and list of speakers for next month's second annual MySQL® and Cloud Database Solutions Day MarketWire

CCA Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering
CCA (NYSE: CXW) (the "Company" or "Corrections Corporation of America"), today announced the pricing of $325 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.125% senior notes due 2020 and $350 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.625% senior notes due 2023 (collectively, the "New Notes") MarketWire

CIBM Bank Consent Order Released
Bank holding company CIB Marine Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQB: CIBH) announced today that its wholly-owned banking subsidiary, CIBM Bank, received notification from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation that the Consent Order that CIBM Bank has been operating under since April 2010 was terminated, effective March 20, 2013. MarketWire

A Forever Recovery Reviews Alcohol Abuse Trends in the Elderly
Michigan-based rehabilitation facility A Forever Recovery reviews the individual needs and circumstances of each of its clients. Through such a thorough observation and a wide variety of treatment options, A Forever Recovery is able to help a diverse array of people enter recovery and separate themselves from drug or alcohol addiction MarketWire

Golden Star Files Updated NI 43-101 Technical Report for Its Mineral Reserves and Resources Estimates at Wassa as at December 31, 2012, and Announces Annual General and Special Meeting Date
Golden Star Resources Ltd MarketWire

Make a Splash This Pool Season With's Top 10 Pool and Day Club Destinations
Spring has barely sprung but Las Vegas is heating up and pool season is in full effect. In a dynamic city like Las Vegas, visitors are sure to find a pool catering to their taste on or off the Strip. From family-friendly lazy rivers to day club parties featuring some of today's hottest DJs and musicians, the experts at put together a list of the top 10 pools for every type of traveler. MarketWire

TIBCO Software Reports First Quarter Results
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced results for its first fiscal quarter, which ended on March 3, 2013. MarketWire

The Novi Home & Garden Show Returning to the Suburban Collection Showplace
Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan (HBA) is sponsoring the Novi Home & Garden Show, April 5-7, 2013, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. MarketWire

Media Alert: BlogHer Named Innovator of the Year at Infusionsoft Innovation Summit
BlogHer, Inc., the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women, announced today that it was chosen as the 2013 Innovator of the Year, as well as the 2013 Women Owned Business Innovator, at the inaugural Infusionsoft Innovation Summit on March 15, 2013 MarketWire

AUM Ayurveda: Personality-Based Diets Enhance Wellbeing
AUM Ayurveda is an Ayurvedic philosophy that calls upon diet, yoga, meditation and other tools to assist individuals in improving wellbeing through personalized care. Because diet is a major component of a well-developed Ayurvedic treatment plan, Vaidya Priyanka, who espouses this approach, has recently released a statement in support of personality-based dietary changes MarketWire

PageUp People Positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites
PageUp People™, a Multinational Talent Management solutions provider, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of the analyst firm's "Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites," published on March 14, 2013. MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Announces Pricing of Offering of $775 Million of 7.125% Senior Secured First Lien Notes Due 2023 by Its Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Offshore Group Investment Limited
Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage") (NYSE MKT: VTG) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Offshore Group Investment Limited (the "Issuer") has priced an offering (the "Offering") of $775 million aggregate principal amount of 7.125% Senior Secured First Lien Notes due 2023 (the "Notes") MarketWire

Key West Slip and Fall Lawyers at Bernstein & Maryanoff File Lawsuit Against Grocery Store
The Florida injury attorneys at Bernstein & Maryanoff represent clients all over Florida who have been injured because of the negligence of others. The firm represents clients who have been injured in traffic accidents, workplace accidents, those who have been sexually abused and people who have suffered because of nursing home abuse and neglect MarketWire

Las Vegas Slip and Fall Lawyers File Nevada Premises Liability Lawsuit Against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
The Las Vegas injury lawyers at Bernstein & Poisson have been representing clients who have been injured while legally on the premises of others for many years, and the firm handles negligence matters that require litigation in order for a resolution to be reached MarketWire

McDonald's USA Evolves Menu With New Freshly Prepared Premium McWrap Sandwiches
McDonald's introduces the new "Premium McWrap" in restaurants nationwide. The freshly prepared sandwich wraps are part of McDonald's commitment to offering customers a variety of relevant tastes and new food choices MarketWire

Home Values Performed 42 Percent Better When Located Near Public Transportation During Last Recession
Location, location, location near public transportation may be the new real-estate mantra according to a new study released today by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) MarketWire

BioNitrogen to Conduct Feasibility Study for Fertilizer Plant in Alberta, Canada
BioNitrogen Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BION), a cleantech company that utilizes proprietary technology to build environmentally-friendly plants that convert biomass into urea fertilizer, announced today that it has signed an agreement with the Battle River Agri-Ventures Co-op in Killam, Alberta to conduct feasibility study for one or more plants using BioNitrogen's patent pending technology. MarketWire

JBI, Inc. Receives Court Approval for Previously Announced SEC Settlement
JBI, Inc. (the "Company")(OTCQB: JBII) announced today that the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, has approved the settlement of the previously announced Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement action against the Company and its former chief executive officer, John Bordynuik. MarketWire

Subsidiary of Marathon Patent Group Files Patent Lawsuit Against Sony, Siemens and Others
Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (OTCBB: MARA), an Intellectual Property services and Monetization Company, announced today that its subsidiary Sampo IP, LLC ("Sampo") has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC, Siemens Energy, Inc MarketWire

3D Technology Set to Create a Learning Revolution in UK Schools
EON Reality, the world's leading interactive 3D software provider, today outlined an ambitious plan to revolutionise learning in mainstream education. As advocates of 3D immersive teaching tools, the company wants to build on the success of 3D learning in the States and change the curriculum and the way children in the UK learn. MarketWire

LECTRA: Lectra Appoints Myriam Akoun-Brunet as Communications Director
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technologysolutions dedicated to industries using soft materials-fabrics, leather,technical textiles and composite materials-is pleased to announce theappointment of Myriam Akoun-Brunet as communications director. Based at thecompany's headquarters, in Paris, she reports directly to Daniel Harari,Lectra CEO. MarketWire

EON Reality New Manchester Based Research and Development Centre Creates 240 Jobs
EON Reality, the world's leading interactive 3D software provider for businesses and education, has opened its European headquarters in Manchester, moving the city another step towards achieving its ambition of being a global digital city by 2020. MarketWire

Bruce Brownell of Fulcrum Partners LLC, Speaker at HR Management Institute Event
"Enhancing HR as a Strategic and Transformative Business Partner in Times of Volatility and Change" was the topic at the recent International Performance Management Institute (IPMI) HR Management Institute event MarketWire

HAVAS 2012 RESULTS - Revenue: EUR1,778 million for full-year 2012 - Group revenue up 8%; Organic growth +2.1% - 17% of revenue from fast-growing markets in Latin America, Asia-PacificandAfrica - Digital and social media increased to 26% of revenue - Net New Business EUR1.7 billion compared to EUR1 MarketWire

Mighty Nurse Offers Free Skills Assessment Testing for Nurses
Mighty Nurse has become the first online community to offer free skills assessment testing through a partnership with Prophecy Healthcare, Inc. MarketWire

German Player Wins in First Week at All Jackpots Mobile Casino
All Jackpots Casino (, heartily congratulates Frank Z. from Germany, who hit an impressive EUR 16,746.50 jackpot on Cash Splash, a popular 5-reel progressive slot game, only four days after joining the mobile casino. This is the largest progressive jackpot won to date on All Jackpots' new mobile casino platform, which launched on March 5th. MarketWire

Western North Carolina Real Estate Development Reports Record Sales
Carriage Park, a planned community in the mountains of Western North Carolina, is well positioned to benefit from the upswing in the North Carolina real estate market. MarketWire

Bellwyck Packaging Solutions Announces New 170,000 sq ft Premium Packaging/Corporate Headquarters Location
Bellwyck Packaging Solutions is pleased to announce it has moved its Premium Packaging division to a larger facility located at 21 Finchdene Square, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The 170,000 square foot facility will be Corporate headquarters for Bellwyck Packaging Inc., and house all of the manufacturing activities for the Premium division. MarketWire

Freddie Mac Makes Single-Family Loan-Level Data Publicly Available to Boost Transparency and Modeling Accuracy
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that it is making available loan-level credit performance data on a portion of the fully amortizing 30-year fixed-rate single-family mortgages the company purchased over the past 13 years. The company is making the single-family performance data available at the direction of its regulator, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). MarketWire

Inaugural Barrett-Jackson Cup(TM) Announced as Grand Prize at 27th Annual Hot August Nights
As part of a historic partnership with Hot August Nights, Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, is excited to announce the inaugural Barrett-Jackson Cup™ to be awarded during this year's Downtown Reno Show-n-Shine. The event will include a $40,000 prize purse, with $20,000 being awarded to the car that earns the coveted Ultimate Best of Show Award MarketWire

Infusion Brands Announces Alliance With Oak Lawn Marketing
Infusion Brands International (OTCQB: INBI) is continuing to improve the efficiency in which it can take new consumer products to market around the world by forming a new distribution alliance with Oak Lawn Marketing, the largest direct brand marketing company in Japan MarketWire LLC Announces Recruiting Open House and 50 New Jobs
Leading online vacation ownership market maker, LLC, announces a Recruiting Open House at its new offices in Exeter, NH. Scheduled for Wednesday, March 27, 2013, from 12 noon to 4 PM, the event will be hosted at LLC, located at 100 Domain Drive, Suite 105, Exeter, NH. MarketWire

EMED Mining Public-Rio Tinto Copper Project Update

Danfoss Technology Theater Schedules April Training Sessions in Arizona, California, New York and New Jersey
Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration and motion systems, will bring its Technology Theater to Phoenix, Ariz., April 9; La Mirada, Calif., April 11; East Elmhurst, N.Y., April 24; and Cherry Hill, N.J., April 25. MarketWire

44% of U.S. Broadband Households Highly Interested in Smart Troubleshooting Features for Connected Appliances
Parks Associates research shows consumers value connectivity in appliances as a means to protect their investment, with 44% of U.S. broadband households highly interested in smart troubleshooting features MarketWire

SaskTel, Cablevision Mexico and Turkcell Superonline Recognized for Communications Industry Leadership and Innovation
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

GENEWIZ, Inc. Receives CAP Accreditation
Leading global genomics service company, GENEWIZ, Inc., announced accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP). With this accreditation, the GENEWIZ, Inc. Global Headquarters joined the elite group of internationally recognized facilities that meet the highest standards of excellence in quality laboratory practices. MarketWire

Let's Go to the Movies
BMO Harris Bank announced today their sponsorship of the 29th Chicago Latino Film Festival, which includes The Reel Film Club. The Festival takes place April 11th-25th at the AMC Loews Theaters 600 N. Michigan. The full schedule of events will be announced on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at the official kickoff celebration. MarketWire

iStreamPlanet Announces Investment Agreement by Juniper Networks to Drive Growth and Innovation in Live Video Streaming
iStreamPlanet, the leader in live streaming video solutions, announced today that Juniper Networks has completed a strategic investment in iStreamPlanet's Series A funding, which was led by Intel® Capital. The investment will be funded by Juniper Networks' Junos® Innovation Fund MarketWire

Songhai Elementary Scores Big as BMO Harris Bank and Chicago Bulls' 2012-2013 "Adopt-A-School" Partner
BMO Harris Bank announced with the Chicago Bulls that Songhai Elementary Learning Institute has been selected as their 2012-2013 Adopt-A-School partner to benefit from diverse educational programs, donations of materials and guest speakers throughout the school year MarketWire

Zayo, Internet2 to Bring 100G Network to Northern Tier States
Zayo Group today announced its partnership with Internet2 to add substantial new capacity on Zayo's fiber route from Chicago to Seattle. The system will have greater than 4 terabits of overall capacity to support Internet2's new 100G network. Zayo is a subrecipient of Internet2's grant from the U.S MarketWire

Nationwide Biweekly Administration, Inc. Receives Highest Possible Rating From the Better Business Bureau
Nationwide Biweekly Administration, Inc. (NBA) recently received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) based on over 15 factors. This rating was given without NBA paying to be accredited by the BBB. MarketWire

ePals Completes First Tranche of Private Placement of Senior Secured Convertible Debentures
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN) ("ePals" or the "Company") has completed the first tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement of senior secured convertible debentures (the "Debentures"), issuing Debentures in an aggregate principal amount of $3,000,000. The debentures were purchased by Difference Capital Funding Inc MarketWire

Leading U.S. Pulmonologists to Investigate Impact of Mauna Kea Technologies' Cellvizio on Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Mauna Kea Technologies (NYSE Euronext: MKEA), leader in the optical biopsy market and developer of Cellvizio®, the fastest way to see cancer, announced today that it has launched a registry study to determine the impact of Cellvizio optical biopsies on the diagnosis of lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death in the world MarketWire

The Fishing for Energy Partnership Awards Grant Funding to Reduce the Impacts of Derelict Fishing Gear and Marine Debris
Fishing for Energy, the public-private partnership aimed at reducing the adverse effects of derelict fishing gear (gear that is lost in the marine environment) and marine debris, today awarded four grants through the Fishing for Energy Fund MarketWire

41st Parameter Announces the TrustInsight Network; A Groundbreaking Approach to Increasing Online Transaction Approvals
41st Parameter, the leader in securing online relationships, today announced the TrustInsight™ Network -- a new crowd-sourced service that determines online consumer trust to empower merchants to increase sales by confidently approving more card-not-present (CNP) transactions MarketWire

Middle East Travel Growth Accelerates in Wake of Arab Spring
The Middle East travel industry is regaining momentum following the wave of protests and revolutions that swept the region in late 2011. After growing just 3% in 2011, the Middle East travel market jumped 12% in 2012 and will sustain double-digit growth through 2014, according to a new PhoCusWright report ( MarketWire

Get Rid of Your Timeshare With Right Choice Transfer
Timeshare owners now have a guaranteed method of disposing of their unwanted timeshare properties. Right Choice Transfer specializes in the legal transfer of timeshares. The company, along with their affiliates, has been in business for nearly a decade and has helped more than 70,000 families permanently end their timeshare ownership and associated fees. MarketWire

Power Assure CTO to Speak at ABB Automation & Power World About Energy Forecasting and Planning; and Smart Grid Integration
Power Assure®, Inc., a data center infrastructure and energy management solutions provider, today announced that Clemens Pfeiffer, Chief Technology Officer, will participate in two speaking sessions at ABB Automation & Power World, taking place March 25 - 28, 2013 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. MarketWire

Netsmart Releases Behavioral Health Benchmarking White Paper
Netsmart, the leading provider of clinical solutions for health and human services organizations nationwide, today announced availability of a complimentary white paper, "Benchmarking in Behavioral Health -- Giving Meaning to Measurement, Bringing Data to Life MarketWire

Vringo Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End Results for 2012
Investor Conference Call Scheduled for 5:00pm Eastern Today GlobeNewswire

Castellum AB (publ) : Annual General Meeting in Castellum AB (publ)
At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Castellum AB (publ) on March 21, 2013, the board of directors' proposal of a dividend of SEK 3.95 was confirmed. Tuesday March 26, 2013 was decided as record day for dividend. GlobeNewswire

Kingdom of Sweden lends 1 billion dollar to the Riksbank
Kingdom of Sweden issues USD 1 billion (approximately SEK 6.5 billion) in a new three-year benchmark to a yield of 0.486 per cent. The proceeds are part of the rollover of earlier on-lending to the Riksbank. GlobeNewswire

In connection with Storebrand's share purchase scheme for employees the following primary insiders have participated by purchasing Storebrand ASA shares on 21 March 2013 at NOK 24.42 per share. GlobeNewswire

Successful pricing of €750mn Senior Secured Notes
21-March-2013 GlobeNewswire

Orion has submitted a marketing authorisation application for combined budesonide-formoterol formulation of the Easyhaler® product family
ORION CORPORATIONSTOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 21 MARCH 2013 at 6.25 p.m. EET               Orion Corporation has submitted a marketing authorisation application for combined budesonide-formoterol formulation of the Easyhaler® product family in Europe GlobeNewswire

Klövern AB (publ) : Klövern's annual report for 2012
Klövern's annual report for 2012 is now available for downloading from Klövern's website, GlobeNewswire

RURIC AB plans to convene extraordinary shareholders meeting on 26 April 2013
Press ReleaseMarch 21, 2013 GlobeNewswire

SEB's Annual General Meeting 2013
At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) this Thursday the Board members Johan H. Andresen, Signhild Arnegård Hansen, Annika Falkengren, Urban Jansson, Birgitta Kantola, Tomas Nicolin, Jesper Ovesen, Jacob Wallenberg and Marcus Wallenberg were re-elected. Samir Brikho, Winnie Fok and Sven Nyman were elected as new members of the Board GlobeNewswire

Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Eastern Property Holdings Ltd
Eastern Property Holdings Limited (EPH) /Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Eastern Property Holdings Ltd. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Ageas confirms positive impact of changes in hybrid debt composition
Ageas welcomes changes in its hybrid debt composition and their positive impact towards resolution of certain legacy issues. GlobeNewswire

Montreal Airport Hotel Ramps Up Environmental Efforts
Green is the color of choice at a stylish Montreal Airport hotel where eco-friendly practices are taking hold as administrators and associates steer their efforts toward sustainable lodging and restaurant management. MarketWire

Charleston, SC Hotel Welcomes New Director of Sales and Marketing
When it comes to putting together a winning team, choosing the right coach is the key to success. With nearly 7 years of experience at the Charleston Marriott and JHM Hotels, Liza Edgerton has proven to be the right woman for the job. MarketWire

21Vianet Selects Active Power for Critical Power Infrastructure at Beijing Colocation Facility
Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems and modular infrastructure solutions, has deployed a CleanSource® 1000 kVA UPS system to 21Vianet (NASDAQ: VNET), one of the largest data center services provider in China MarketWire

Rolling Strong and Freightliner Trucks Introduce Freightliner In-Cab Training (FIT) System
Rolling Strong and Freightliner Trucks have introduced the first-ever OEM designed and integrated in-cab exercise and flexibility system at the Mid-America Trucking Show today. The Freightliner In-Cab Training (FIT) System provides drivers with full body strength-and-conditioning workouts in the comfort of their own cabs. MarketWire

Charleston IT Support Firm to Celebrate 10 Years
Charleston IT Support Firm, Stasmayer, Inc., will celebrate its 10th year anniversary in the summer of 2013. The company has big plans to commemorate this special occasion, including multiple social gatherings and business events, business offerings, giveaways and new programs happening through the remainder of 2013. MarketWire

Mortgage Rates Stage for Start of Spring Homebuying Season
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates reversing course from the previous week and heading lower with the start of the spring homebuying season. As of this week, the 30-year fixed has remained below 4 percent for a year. MarketWire

Respect Your Universe Moves Headquarters to Portland, Ore.
Respect Your Universe, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RYU) (OTCQB: RYUN), a performance lifestyle apparel brand, has relocated its headquarters from Las Vegas to Portland, Ore. The company's new offices are located at 818 N. Russell Street. MarketWire

Melissa (Mead) Clough, M.D. Performs First Endometriosis Resection Using da Vinci Robotics at Milford Regional Medical Center
Melissa (Mead) Clough, M.D., an obstetrics and gynecology physician and surgeon with a private practice in Milford, MA, today announced she has performed the first endometriosis resection using the da Vinci robotically-assisted surgical system at Milford Regional Medical Center. Dr MarketWire

TMM, Inc. Announces the Filing of a Lawsuit to Protect Its Intellectual Property
TMM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TMMI) ("TMMI") or (the "Company") announces that TMMI and its subsidiary, Digital Focus, Inc. ("DFI"), have filed a lawsuit in the Eighth Judicial District Court, Clark County, Nevada, against Lawrence F. Panik; Dimension, Inc.; Digital Focus Media, Inc.; Bruce Hoyt; Jeffrey R. Phillips; Lyman P MarketWire

Construction Professionals Connect for Success at Maxwell Systems 2013 Annual Conference
Maxwell Systems, Inc., a leading provider of complete construction business management software solutions, today announced that its 2013 Annual Conference, held March 11-13 in Las Vegas, Nev., was a superior success for attending construction professionals and industry vendors alike. MarketWire

SNW Spring 2013 Spotlights IT Architecture in Today's Data-Driven Businesses With 100+ Sessions on Cloud, Big Data, Mobility and Storage

Randgold Resources: Directors' acquisition of shares replacement

Elemica's Market Driven Supply Chain Solutions Focus on Customers & Set the Stage for Competitive Wins
Elemica, the leading provider of supply chain integration and optimization solutions, discusses the benefits of a market driven supply chain MarketWire

Altairnano Lithium Titanate Energy Storage System Commissioned at Vestas Wind Farm
Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. (Altairnano) (NASDAQ: ALTI) has commissioned a 1.2 megawatt (MW) ALTI-ESS lithium-titanate battery system at a Danish wind farm supplied by Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Vestas), a global leader in wind power. The demonstration project is one of several initiatives currently using Altairnano's energy storage technology to advance renewable power integration. MarketWire

AlliedBarton Security Services and Academy of Critical Incident Analysis to Host a Free Workplace Violence Prevention Conference
AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, and Academy of Critical Incident Analysis (ACIA) will host a free workplace violence prevention conference. The event will take place on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at John Jay College, 524 W. 59th Street, New York, NY, from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m MarketWire

PTGi's Richard Ramlall to Be Honored by Washington Business Journal at 2013 Minority Business Leader Awards
Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated ("PTGi") (NYSE: PTGI), a global facilities-based integrated provider of advanced telecommunications products and services, announced today that Richard Ramlall, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Chief Communications Officer, has been named one of the top 25 Minority Business Leaders by the Washington Business Journal MarketWire

Fortress Leads AIS (American Internet Services) Refinancing
AIS (American Internet Services), a leader in tailored data center and cloud service solutions, announced that Fortress Credit Corp., an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group, has provided the company a $43.5 million senior secured credit facility. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MarketWire

Northumberland Resources Inc. Announces Funding Extension
Northumberland Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: NHUR) is pleased to announce that the funding commitment received in 2012 has been extended through March of 2014. In late January 2012, Northumberland Resources, Inc. received the first tranche of $500,000 of a $3,000,000 financing commitment from an International Institutional Investor MarketWire

Empire State Median Home Price Continues to Grow as Inventory Shrinks
The New York State housing market sustained its ongoing recovery in February, posting a 4.8-percent growth in the statewide median sales price for existing single-family homes, condos and co-ops, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. Year-to-date closed sales are 3 MarketWire

Existing-Home Sales and Prices Continue to Rise in February
February existing-home sales and prices affirm a healthy recovery is underway in the housing sector, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Sales have been above year-ago levels for 20 consecutive months, while prices show 12 consecutive months of year-over-year price increases. MarketWire

$3.8 Million in New Projects Awarded to WPCS
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has announced that it has received approximately $3.8 million in new projects. MarketWire

Directors' Acquisition of Shares Replacement
Randgold Resources Limited announces that the following amendment hasbeen made to the DIRECTORS' ACQUISITION OF SHARES announcement releasedon 20 March 2013 at 18:28.A correction has been made to the date 18 May 2012 in the first line of(a) and the first line of (b). All other details remain unchanged.RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITEDIncorporated in Jersey, Channel IslandsReg. No MarketWire

Russell Frontier Europe Index: Within the Frontier Markets of Europe, Cyprus Returned 8.2% YTD as of March 18th
The Russell Frontier Europe Index has returned 5.8% year-to-date as of March 18th, with country constituent Cyprus returning 8.2% year-to-date as the Cypriot government announced a levy on bank deposits in the country to meet euro-zone bailout terms over the weekend. MarketWire

DayStar Technologies (DSTI) Provides Clarification on Recently Released Report on $3.9 Million Retirement in Debt
DayStar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSTI) ("DayStar" or "Company") states, for clarity, that the conversion of $3.9 Million debt into common shares at a $1.20 price will occur once all regulatory requirements and issues associated with the retirement of that debt are completed. MarketWire

SEMAFO Reports 2012 Cash Flow from Operations of $155.4 Million
SEMAFO (TSX: SMF)(OMX: SMF) today reported its financial and operational results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. All amounts are in US dollars unless otherwise stated. MarketWire

Heartland Payment Systems(R) and LevelUp on a Mission: Make Mobile Payments Mainstream in 2013 and Beyond
Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation's largest payments processors, and LevelUp, the largest mobile payments and loyalty network in the country, are joining forces to make mobile payments mainstream in 2013 MarketWire

Oriens' Online Booking System Breaks Credit Card Barrier -- Making Reservations Easy for PayPal and Google Pay Customers
Oriens Travel & Hotel Management Corp. (PINKSHEETS: OTHM), the Next Generation International Hotel Brand Operator, operating its Hotel PURE brand, announced today that the Online Booking System continues to strengthen its viability as PayPal and Google Pay integrations further the booking engine's ease, acceptance and future adoption by both hoteliers and hotel guest. MarketWire

Hard Dollar Honored as One of the Healthiest Employers in the Valley
Hard Dollar, the creator and leader of project cost management (PCM) software for capital-intensive projects, has been named one of the Healthiest Employers in the Valley for 2013 by the Phoenix Business Journal. MarketWire

Timing Is Right for Big Pharma to Add Nuvilex, Inc. Technology to Its Pipeline
Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB: NVLX) has close to $30-million invested in its "Cell-in-a-Box" technology, and as the company gets closer to the start of its Phase III pancreatic cancer trial, the trial may be coming at just the right time! MarketWire

Vista Receives Letter of Interest for Significant Investment
Vista International Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: VVIT), a pioneer in efficient Waste-to-Energy technology, is pleased to announce that it has received a letter of interest for a significant investment into the company MarketWire

Arxan Technologies Showcases Its Mobile Application Integrity Protection Solutions at the Women in Technology Expo
WHAT: Arxan Technologies, the leading provider of software security solutions that protect the global App Economy, will demonstrate its award-winning Mobile Application Integrity Protection solutions at the 4th Annual Women in Technology Expo which highlights new and emerging technology trends in the global marketplace. WHEN: March 21, 2013 (5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m MarketWire

Supergirl Snow Pro in Conjunction With Community Cup Confirmed for April 6th
ASA Entertainment announced today that the Supergirl Jam Series is combining forces with the Community Cup to form the only televised all-girls World Snowboard Tour sanctioned event in the US, on April 6, 2013 at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Admission to the event is free. MarketWire Offers Free Webinar on Top Reasons to Be a "Remote Control" CEO, the leader in integrated bill payment, invoicing and cash flow management solutions for businesses, today announced that it will discuss why CEOs and CFOs are increasingly running their cloud-based businesses via their tablets and smart phones in a free webinar, "Top Seven Reasons to Be a 'Remote Control' CEO," on Monday, March 25th, at 1 p.m. PT MarketWire

100% Winning Trades Highlight Fantastic March for "Stock Alert" Subscribers
Most traders find it difficult to book consistent profits amidst the various computer-driven algorithms that course through the markets. Shake-outs occur on a daily basis and it takes excellent position management to succeed. The Special Membership has successfully navigated the markets for over 15 years with an incredible track record. Just in 2012, the BullTrade MarketWire

ZBB Energy and Itron, in Conjunction With Additional Project Partners, Determine Site for Project in Southern California
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE MKT: ZBB), a leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms and hybrid vehicle control systems, today offers an update to the project previously announced on September 8, 2010, taking place in conjunction with Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) and other complementary partners. MarketWire

Readr(TM) Goes Worldwide and Climbs the Charts
PixelMags announced last week that their Readr™ App is now available everywhere around the world. In only seven days of being available worldwide, the app continues to climb the charts in the iTunes App Store. Readr hit the top 10 grossing apps in the News category in 34 countries and resides comfortably in the top 100 grossing apps in at least 20 countries. MarketWire

Li3 Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Blue Wolf Mongolia Holdings Corp.
Li3 Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: LIEG) ("Li3," "Li3 Energy" or the "Company"), a US-listed and South America based global exploration company in the lithium and minerals sector, is pleased to announce that it has executed a Memorandum of Understanding with Blue Wolf Mongolia Holdings Corp. ("BW" or "Blue Wolf") MarketWire

Majority of Chemical Industry Executives Expect M&A Increase in 2013, According to A.T. Kearney Survey
Today A.T. Kearney released a global study focused on M&A activity in the chemical sector titled, "Chemicals Executive M&A Report 2013." The survey reveals that 55 percent of chemical industry experts expect an increase in chemical sector M&A activity in 2013 MarketWire

CCA Announces Tender Offer for Any and All of Its 7 3/4% Senior Notes Due 2017
CCA (NYSE: CXW) (the "Company" or "Corrections Corporation of America"), announced today the commencement of a cash tender offer for any and all of its outstanding 7 3/4% Senior Notes due 2017 (the "2017 Notes"). There is currently $465.0 million aggregate principal amount of the 2017 Notes outstanding MarketWire

Lisa Mackey Joins RealtyTrac Network as Senior Vice President
RealtyTrac™ ( announced today that real estate industry veteran Lisa Mackey has joined the company as Senior Vice President of the RealtyTrac Network. Mackey will spearhead the overall expansion of the licensed network that is now available to leading independent and franchised brokerage companies across the nation. MarketWire

CCA Announces Proposed Offering of Senior Notes
CCA (NYSE: CXW) (the "Company" or "Corrections Corporation of America"), today announced its intention to offer up to an aggregate of $675 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes, comprised of senior notes due 2020 and senior notes due 2023 (collectively, the "New Notes") MarketWire

Pure Storage Expands Operations Across Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage array company, today announced that it has expanded its operations across the EMEA region in response to strong demand for its all-flash enterprise storage array MarketWire

Pure Storage Backs FlashArray With Storage Industry's Most Comprehensive Guarantee Program
Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage array company, today unveiled a new global guarantee program for all models of its flagship product, the Pure Storage FlashArray. Confident in the simplicity, data reduction capabilities, performance and cost savings benefits of its all-flash array, the company provides customers with unconditional assurance: love your FlashArray, or your money back MarketWire

Prime Equity Research Highlights ESP Resources in Research Article
Prime Equity Research and writer Christopher Engleman have recently published an independent research article on ESP Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: ESPI) titled, "The Energy Market Has Picked Its Microcap Winners." To read the full article, please access the following link at MarketWire

YuMe Enhances Its Placement Quality Index With Brand Safety Metrics
YuMe, a leading provider of digital video brand advertising solutions, today launched an improved Placement Quality Index (PQI) with integrated brand safety metrics. The enhanced PQI ensures that video ad placements that have a history of brand safety violations receive a lower score and consequently will not be valued as highly comparable brand safe video advertising inventory. MarketWire

GCI Launches TiVo Offering
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a leader in the advanced television entertainment market, and GCI (General Communication, Inc.), today announced that the initial deployment of TiVo as GCI's next-generation, whole home advanced television solution has begun. GCI, one of the top 20 largest cable operators in the country, plans to offer TiVo across its entire subscriber base over the coming months. MarketWire

1st Capital Bank Announces Changes in Executive Officers
1st Capital Bank (OTCQB: FISB) (the "Bank") today announced the resignation of its Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer, Geoff Loftus, effective April 5, 2013. Mr. Loftus has been the Bank's Chief Credit Officer for approximately six years. Mr. Loftus resigned to pursue another professional opportunity that better integrates with his family needs. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Power MOSFET and Polypropylene Film Capacitor Honored With China Electronic Market Editors' Choice Awards
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc MarketWire

Sionix Announces the Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
Sionix Corporation (OTCQB: SINX) announced today the appointment of Joseph W. Autem as its Chief Financial Officer. MarketWire

Vicor Corporation Announces Commencement of Modified Dutch Auction Tender Offer to Repurchase up to $10 Million of Common Shares
Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) ("Vicor" or the "Company") announced today it is commencing a "Modified Dutch Auction" tender offer to repurchase shares of its Common Stock, at a price no greater than $5.00 per share and no less than $4.00 per share, valued in aggregate up to $10 million, as announced on March 18, 2013. MarketWire

MultiTouch Creates the World's Largest Fully Interactive, Unlimited Touch Display Installation for Life-Like Digital Learning Experience
MultiTouch Ltd., world leader in multi-touch systems, today announced the world's largest fully interactive, unlimited multi-touch installation with the biggest continuous array of touch displays at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia MarketWire

Heartbeat Clinic in Dallas Acquires Blood Volume Analyzer; Daxor Corporation Announces 250,000 Share Buyback
Daxor Corporation (NYSE MKT: DXR) MarketWire

Systema Software Launches SIMS Insight
Systema Software today announced the launch of SIMS Insight, the advanced business intelligence module of SIMS Claims, the next-generation claims administration system. SIMS Insight provides powerful data analysis and reporting capabilities that empower clients with the information they need to improve claim results, reduce program costs, and minimize future risk. MarketWire

Dave Ellenberger Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Pursway
Pursway Ltd., an emerging leader in big data marketing analytics, announced today that Dave Ellenberger has been appointed Chief Executive Officer as the company moves into its next phase of growth. The Company helps leading marketers such as Sony, Orange and several of the world's largest financial services companies to dramatically improve the ROI on their marketing spend MarketWire

Mitigating Price Volatility More Important Than Ever for Agriculture Producers, Says BMO Harris Bank White Paper
In the wake of the financial ramifications of the 2012 drought, effective price risk management for agriculture producers is more important than ever, says a white paper issued today by BMO Harris Bank's Sam Miller, who leads the bank's Agriculture lending practice. MarketWire

Acronis Customer Service Recognized in Three Categories at Prestigious National 2013 Stevie(R) Awards for Sales & Customer Service(SM)
Acronis is proud to announce that it has been honored in three categories at the seventh annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service(SM). Acronis was awarded Silver in Customer Service Department of the Year - Computer Software, Bronze in Customer Service Management Team of the Year and Bronze in the Contact Center of the Year (up to 100 seats) categories. MarketWire

Lumenpulse Wins Architectural SSL Product Innovation Award (PIA) for Outstanding Website
Lumenpulse, a leading innovator and manufacturer of high-performance, architectural LED-based lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, and urban environments, is pleased to announce that it has garnered an Architectural SSL Product Innovation Award (PIA) for Outstanding Website in the category of Market Leadership MarketWire

Martini Media's Skip Brand Named ARF Great Mind Winner
Martini Media, a global media and advertising company, announced today that its CEO Skip Brand has been named by the Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) as a Great Mind Innovation Award certificate winner. MarketWire

Veteran Recycling Executive Joins Earth911, Inc. Advisory Board
Earth911, Inc., an Infinity Resources Holdings company (OTCQB: IRHC) (OTCBB: IRHC), welcomed another key industry advisor to its strategic consulting team with the addition of Ed Skernolis, a 40-year veteran of the recycling industry whose legacy includes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Waste Management, Inc., National Recycling Coalition (NRC), and Keep America Beautiful (KAB) MarketWire

Worthington Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results
Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WOR) today reported net sales of $619.5 million and net earnings of $37.1 million, or $0.52 per share, for its fiscal 2013 third quarter ended February 28, 2013. In the third quarter of the prior year, the Company reported net sales of $611.3 million and net earnings of $25.9 million, or $0.37 per share. MarketWire

The Odyssey Celebrates Platinum Anniversary, 20 Years on the Boston Harbor
This April, the Odyssey, Entertainment Cruises Boston's marquee vessel, will celebrate 20 years of providing an elegant, contemporary fusion of dining and entertainment on Boston Harbor. To mark this milestone, Entertainment Cruises will celebrate with special events and cruise promotions throughout the upcoming season. MarketWire

No Surprise Here: Pizza Is America's #1 Late Night Pick
Late night munchies are a staple in the hearts (and stomachs) of many Americans, whether due to all night study sessions, late nights on the town, or just a midnight craving for something savory. No matter the reason or their location, hungry people turn to Seamless (seamless MarketWire

Beam Inc. Names iCrossing as Digital Agency of Record for Spirits Brands DeKuyper(R) and Laphroaig(R)
Beam Inc. (NYSE: BEAM), a leading premium spirits company, tapped iCrossing as digital agency of record for its market-leading cordial brand, DeKuyper®, and scotch whisky, Laphroaig®. The global digital marketing agency will manage the digital creative, strategy and execution for both brands. MarketWire

Moog Acquires Aspen Motion Technologies
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) announced today that it has acquired Aspen Motion Technologies (Aspen), a subsidiary of Pentair (NYSE: PNR), located in Radford, Virginia. The purchase price is approximately $34 million in cash. MarketWire

Informative Graphics' Brava! HTML5 Viewer Adds iPad Support
Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC), a leader in viewing, collaboration and redaction technology, today announced another way to stay productive and keep business decisions moving while you're on the go MarketWire

Panasonic Adds Washing Machine Production in Vietnam to Strengthen Home Appliances Business in ASEAN Region
Panasonic Corporation today announced the opening of a new facility in Vietnam that houses a washing-machine manufacturing plant and an R&D center. The facility is part of the company's plans to drive and expand its home appliances business in the ASEAN region. Panasonic Appliances Vietnam Co. Ltd ACN Newswire

Technovator 2012 Profit Up 29% to US$15 Million
Technovator International Limited ("Technovator" or the "Group", HKEx: 1206), a leading provider of building energy saving management systems and solutions services, today announced its audited annual results for the year ended 31 December 2012 ACN Newswire

China Nonferrous Mining Corporation Limited Announces 2012 Annual Results
China Nonferrous Mining Corporation Limited ("CNMCL" or the "Group"; Stock Code: 1258) is pleased to announce the unaudited consolidated financial results for twelve months ended 31 December 2012 (Reviewed by External Auditors).Financial Highlights:-- In 2012, the Group recorded revenue of US$1,532.3 million, representing an increase of19.3% from US$1,283.9 million in 2011 ACN Newswire

Honda Conducts Public-road Testing and Verifies Effectiveness of New Congestion Minimization Technology
About HondaHonda Motor Co., Ltd. (TSE:7267/NYSE:HMC/LSE:HNDA.L) is one of the leading manufacturers of automobiles and power products and the largest manufacture of motorcycles in the world. Honda has always sought to provide genuine satisfaction to people worldwide ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Develops Simplified Method to Identify the Presence of Phthalate Esters
Fujitsu Laboratories Limited, Fujitsu Limited, and Fujitsu Quality Laboratory Limited jointly announced the development of a method that can identify the presence of phthalate esters, such as bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), which are considered toxic in polyvinyl chloride (PVC). This new method can distinguish such phthalate esters with more than ten times the sensitivity of previous methods ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Laboratories Develops 4-Wavelength Integrated Silicon Laser for Inter-Processor Data Transmission
Fujitsu Laboratories Limited announced the development of a four-wavelength integrated silicon laser for optical transceivers(1) that use silicon photonics(2), a step toward faster data communications between processors. One effective way to increase the capacity of data transfers is to carry multiple signals, each at a different wavelength, over the same optical fiber (multiplexing) ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Launches "SCRKeeper," Japan's First Cloud-Based Supply Chain Risk Management Service
About Fujitsu LimitedFujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Over 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Launches Automated Identification Technology Solution for Aircraft Parts Suppliers Worldwide
About Fujitsu LimitedFujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Over 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2013 List of 'World's Most Admired Companies'
Fujitsu today announced that it has been named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2013 list of 'World's Most Admired Companies.' In being selected for the list, Fujitsu ranked highly for its attributes, including innovation, use of corporate assets, and social responsibility ACN Newswire

RURIC AB plans to convene annual shareholders meeting on 26 April 2013
Press ReleaseMarch 21, 2013 GlobeNewswire

Skyharbour Resources (TSXV:SYH) Acquires Large Portfolio of Mineral Claims in Athabasca Basin - Video Summary on
Vancouver, British Columbia, March 21, 2013 - Skyharbour Resources (TSXV:SYH) has acquired a large portfolio of mineral claims in the Athabasca Basin region of Northern Saskatchewan. The Athabasca Basin hosts the world's largest and richest high-grade uranium deposits, accounting for approximately 20% of global primary uranium supply. GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Enables Faster Global Trademark Protection with New SERION Online Collaboration
Thomson CompuMark alleviates the administrative burden and accelerates the trademark clearance process for trademark professionals and their global network of peers GlobeNewswire

KONE to deliver eco-efficient elevators and escalators to new hospital complex in Montreal, Canada
KONE Corporation, press release, March 21, 2013 GlobeNewswire

Resolutions of Rautaruukki Corporation's Annual General and Board of Directors meetings
Rautaruukki Corporation          Stock exchange release 21 March 2013 at 3.15pm EET GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom to collaborate with Dow Chemical Company on water filtration applications
Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE March 21, 2013 at 14.10  GlobeNewswire

Publication of Nobia's annual report 2012
Nobia's annual report for 2012 in Swedish is now available on the company's Swedish website, A PDF version is also attached to this press release. GlobeNewswire

Bioheart Secures Investment and Announces Immediate Launching of ANGEL Trial
Bioheart, Inc. (OTCQB: BHRT) has announced that it has secured the necessary funding for the ANGEL trial. This trial will initiate in Mexico at the Hospital Angeles with the Regenerative Medicine Institute (RMI). The phase one trial will test the safety and efficacy of LipiCell™ (adipose derived stem cells) in congestive heart failure patients MarketWire

Electric Utilities Companies Struggle to Show Profits
Utility sector had a rough ride in 2012. However, the segment seems to be on the path to recovery in the current year, despite a demand slump. The companies are looking to restructure their business in order to curtail costs and boost their margins. Korea Electric Power Corp MarketWire

Resource Ventures, Inc. Subsidiary, Global Energy Management, Bids on North African Oil Concession
Resource Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: REVI), President Bob Thompson announced today that the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Global Energy Management Ltd., ("GEM") has placed a bid on a 2700 square kilometer (1042 square mile) oil concession in North Africa. MarketWire

Berkeley Research Group and Course Gateway Announce Strategic Alliance
Berkeley Research Group and Course Gateway have teamed to advise companies and governments on how best to take advantage of the strategic potential that online learning affords them and assist in the design, acquisition, and provisioning of courses and even entire curricula for their specific needs MarketWire

Brooke Burke-Charvet Teams Up With CLARITIN(R) and Shares Sneak Peek of Daily Life With Allergies
Merck, the makers of non-drowsy CLARITIN® products, has teamed up again with Dancing with the Stars host Brooke Burke-Charvet -- this time to share her "My Claritin Clear Challenge MarketWire

San Francisco Plastic Surgeon Provides Personalized Care for Tummy Tuck Patients
For tummy tuck procedures, San Francisco Plastic Surgeon Karen Horton, MD spends the first 45 minutes of her consultations getting to know her patients and exploring the reasons why each individual is seeking to improve their abdominal contour. According to a blog on her website entitled Tummy Tuck Overview from Dr MarketWire

American Graphite Technologies Inc. Announces Equipment Purchase
American Graphite Technologies Inc. ("AGIN" or the "Company") (OTCBB: AGIN) (BERLIN: A8G) (WKN:A1KBDQ/ISIN:US02640K1079 ) is pleased to announce the purchase of several strategic pieces of equipment by its development and manufacturing partner CTI Nanotechnologies LLC ("CTI") . The equipment was purchased at the auction of the assets of Konaraka Technologies Inc MarketWire

RiceBran Technologies to Launch Rice Bran Protein Ingredients
RiceBran Technologies (OTCQB: RIBT), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, a highly sustainable rice milling byproduct, today announced plans to launch a new family of ingredients based on rice bran protein under the trademark PRORYZA™. MarketWire

Compass Labs Announces Devavrat Shah as New Advisor
Compass Labs, the leading social marketing platform powering ads and audience intelligence, today announced that Devavrat Shah, currently a Jamieson career development associate Professor with the department of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT, where he has been teaching since 2005, has joined their Advisory Board. Mr MarketWire

Subramaniam Hariharan Joins eSilicon Executive Team to Head Global Manufacturing Operations
eSilicon Corporation, the largest independent semiconductor design and manufacturing services provider, today announced the addition of Subramaniam (Hari) Hariharan to its executive team as vice president, global manufacturing operations. MarketWire

USG Upgrades to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 to Optimize Global Business Processes
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

Arkadin Introduces Android App for ArkadinAnywhere Online Conferencing
Arkadin, one of the world's largest and fastest growing collaboration services providers, announced today the launch of Android™ App for Arkadin®Anywhere™, the company's core web conferencing service. Available for free, the app makes it possible to easily start, attend and manage audio and web conferences from any Android device. MarketWire

REMINDER: Frank Scavo to Share Best Practices for Benchmarking IT Spending in Next ComSci Webinar
WHO: ComSci, the award-winning IT financial and business management (ITFBM) solutions company, and Frank Scavo, president of Computer Economics, an IT research firm providing metrics for IT financial management. WHAT:Will present a webinar titled "Best Practices for Benchmarking Your IT Spending & Staffing Ratios." WHEN:Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m MarketWire


Viewster Now Among comScore's Top 50 U.S. Video Properties
Viewster Media, a leading free service for 'on demand' movies and TV series, has been named one of the Top 50 online video properties in the United States, according to comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world. The service also recorded the most monthly views on its network, with nearly 200 million total in the short month of February. MarketWire

GreenBytes Names Chris Maher as Chief Operating Officer
GreenBytes®, Inc., a developer of full-featured virtual desktop solutions that uniquely support existing infrastructure, today named Chris Maher as the company's Chief Operating Officer. Maher joins GreenBytes from Flexera Software, a provider of application usage management solutions, where he drove over $30M in revenue MarketWire

Ansell Awards Unsung Heroes of American Healthcare
Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, announced today the establishment of the H.E.R.O. (Heal, Educate, Reach, Overcome) Nurse Service Award MarketWire

Highpower International, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results
Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) and lithium rechargeable batteries and battery solutions, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year-ended December 31, 2012. MarketWire

July Systems Launches July MX Self-Authoring Mobile Experience Platform
July Systems today announced its 4th generation flagship platform, July MX, a cloud-based self-authoring mobile experience platform for creating and publishing mobile sites and applications quickly, without reliance on coding expertise MarketWire

Prime Inc. Increases Income to Owner-Operators With Large Scale TrailerTail Deployment
ATDynamics, the leading global supplier of semi-trailer rear-drag aerodynamics technology, announced today at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) that Prime Inc MarketWire

RAID Inc. Launches Scalable High Throughput NAS Solutions Using Fusion-IO(TM) PCIe Based Flash Storage and IBM(TM) GPFS(TM)
RAID Incorporated, an end-to-end customized solutions provider in HPC, Big Data and Virtualized Environments, announced today the launch of Scalable High Throughput NAS Solutions using Fusion-IO™ PCIe Based Flash Storage and IBM™ GPFS™. MarketWire

Lattice Partners With North American Telecom Provider WiMacTel
Lattice Incorporated (OTCBB: LTTC) ("Lattice" or the "Company"), a provider of advanced information and communications technology solutions to the government and commercial markets, signed an agreement to supply its industry-leading inmate communications technology to WiMacTel, Inc. ("WiMacTel"), a nationwide provider of inmate telephone systems and other telecom services. MarketWire

Results of NurOwn(TM) Clinical Trial Suggest Efficacy in ALS Patients
BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics (OTCQB: BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell technologies for neurodegenerative diseases, today reported some of the final results from a clinical study evaluating the company's NurOwn™ technology in 12 ALS patients MarketWire

Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation and Union Bank & Trust Company Announce Branch Purchase Agreement
Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: YAVY), the holding company for Yadkin Valley Bank & Trust, and Union Bank & Trust Company announced today the execution of a Purchase and Assumption agreement for the purchase of the Cardinal State Bank branch in Creedmoor, North Carolina. Cardinal State Bank is a division of Yadkin Valley Bank & Trust. MarketWire

TeamLabBody -3D Motion Human Anatomy-, the World's First 3D Human Anatomy App to Reproduce the Arrangement and Movement of a Living Human, to Be Released Globally on March 21, 2013
TEAMLAB BODY Inc., co-founded by teamLab and Professor Kazuomi Sugamoto of Osaka University, will be releasing teamLabBody -3D Motion Human Anatomy- globally on March 21, 2013. The iPad app is the world's first to reproduce the arrangement and movement of a living human and is available in English and Japanese. MarketWire

aap Implantate AG signs a license deal with BiosCompass, Inc. for the IP rights of the non-core product Adcon®
aap Implantate AG /aap Implantate AG signs a license deal with BiosCompass, Inc. for the IP rights of the non-core product Adcon® . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

CTI Industries Corporation Reports Results for Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2012
CTI Industries Corporation (NASDAQ: CTIB), a manufacturer and marketer of novelty balloons, flexible packaging and storage products and printed and laminated films, today announced its full-year results of operations for 2012, as well as for the three months ended December 31, 2012. MarketWire

KION Group achieves record results in 2012 and further strengthens capital structure and position in emerging markets
KION GROUP GmbH /KION Group achieves record results in 2012 and further strengthens capital structure and position in emerging markets . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

U.S. Domestic Crude Oil Production Projected to Exceed Imports This Year, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) March 2013 Short-Term Energy Outlook, U.S. crude oil production is expected to exceed crude oil imports this year. This will be the first time that this has happened since 1995. The gap is expected to continue widening and could reach a difference of approximately 1 MarketWire

Novo Nordisk A/S: 2013 long-term, share based incentive programme for the Senior Management Board
The long-term, share-based incentiveprogramme for 2013 for the Senior Management Board has been approved by theBoard of Directors. MarketWire

AttuneRTD to Deliver BrioWave Smart Energy Controllers
AttuneRTD ("Attune" or "the Company") (OTCQB: AURT), a leader in the design and development of proprietary energy management systems that eliminate inefficiencies and curtail excess energy consumption, today announced the initial delivery of 20 BrioWave® Smart Energy Management Controllers to Desert Electric Supply under an exclusive agreement. MarketWire

New York City Plastic Surgeon Attends Annual Baker Gordon Educational Symposium
According to Dr. Stafford R. Broumand, he and his entire staff at his New York City plastic surgery practice are dedicated to continuing education. Recently, Dr. Broumand attended the 47th Annual Baker Gordon Educational Symposium where he was able to listen to and share with his colleagues the latest findings in the field of cosmetic plastic surgery. MarketWire

New Jersey Plastic Surgeon Offers General Recovery Guide for Blepharoplasty
Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, is a popular option among patients desiring to correct signs of stress and aging around the eyes. The procedure can be performed on the upper eyelid, the lower eyelid, or both, depending on each patient's preference. Dr MarketWire

Tampa Bay Eye Surgeon Announces Partnership With Suncoast Eye Clinic
Gulfcoast Eye Care is the vision correction and ophthalmology practice of Dr. Michael Manning, and specializes in the full spectrum of eye care procedures, ranging from LASIK to laser cataract surgery. Dr. Manning is announcing a recent partnership with Suncoast Eye Clinic as one of their doctors recently retired from the practice. By teaming up with the St MarketWire

Austin Dermatologists Reveal the Benefits and Possible Dangers of Gel Manicures
Sanova Dermatology is one of the premier sources for cosmetic medical and surgical Austin dermatology. Dr. Adam Mamelak and Dr. Miriam Hanson blend their experience, education, technology and compassion to provide quality care. Equipped with a state-of-the-art facility, Sanova Dermatology uses the latest technology and techniques the field has to offer. MarketWire Recognizes Vynamic Founder/CEO Dan Calista as Small Company Leader of the Year, Company Second Among Area Small Businesses
Vynamic, a healthcare industry management consulting firm based in Philadelphia, has been honored as part of's Top Workplaces 2013 initiative, based on survey responses from employees of area companies. Vynamic founder and CEO Dan Calista was recognized as the small company leader of the year, while Vynamic itself ranked second among top small firms in the area. MarketWire

Parents' Savings Plans Fall Short in Face of Rising College Tuitions, College Works Painting Offers Unique Solution
College Works Painting has recently responded to an article published by Reuters that highlights the growing challenge parents face with regard to paying for their children's higher education, as the amount that they are saving is not covering the rising costs associated with the college experience MarketWire

Micro Focus Strengthens IBM zEnterprise Strategy Through IT-oLogy Partnership
Micro Focus (LSE: MCRO.L), the leading provider of enterprise application modernization, testing, and management solutions, and IT-oLogy today announced a new partnership that utilizes Micro Focus products to create new highly skilled IT professionals and nurture the demand of tomorrow's IT professionals MarketWire

The Wisdom Link Announces the Latest Version of Its E-Learning Software, Playbook Builder(TM)
The Wisdom Link, Inc., an intellectual capital development firm, today announced the release of the latest version of its Playbook Builder™ software MarketWire

SolidFire Unveils Benchmark to Guarantee Quality of Service in the Cloud; Challenges Storage Industry to Deliver
SolidFire, the leader in all-solid-state (SSD) storage systems designed for the cloud, today released the first definitive requirements for cloud service providers to deliver guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS) within a multi-tenant primary storage platform MarketWire

Spring-Inspired Dessert
(Family Features) Brighten up spring gatherings with a simple dessert inspired by the flavors of the season. Lemon, almond, vanilla and raspberry extracts give baked treats a fresh flair that matches the lively essence of spring. MarketWire

A Fresh Start to Cleaning
(Family Features) Freshen up your home with a simple pantry staple that can handle all your cleaning needs without the harsh chemicals or heavy price tag. Here are some fast and easy ways to get your home looking, feeling and smelling fresh in no time with baking soda. MarketWire

Buying the Right Lawn Mower
(Family Features) Taking good care of your lawn requires the right equipment -- and that includes the right lawn mower. But with so many options available, how do you know which lawn mower is right for you? MarketWire

Vidyard Secures $6 Million in Series A Financing
Vidyard, the world's first video marketing platform for business, today announced it has secured $6 million in Series A financing. MarketWire

CryoTherapeutics GmbH Completes Second Closing of Series A Financing Round With a Total Volume of EUR 3 Million and Adds Charite Biomedical Fund as Investor
CryoTherapeutics GmbH (CryoTherapeutics), the developer of a proprietary cryotherapy system for use in the treatment of coronary artery disease, announced today that it has completed a second closing of its Series A financing round, with Peppermint VenturePartners (PVP) via its new Charité Biomedical Fund joining the investor consortium MarketWire

Make the Most of Your Smile
(Family Features) A great smile is something a lot of people want. In fact, a recent survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) found that more people would pay to fix the quality of their teeth than pay for weight loss help. MarketWire

Get Fired Up for an Easter Feast
(Family Features) Looking to put a delicious twist on your Easter meal? Try cooking ham on the grill. MarketWire

Pack Your Easter Basket Full of Sweet Treats
(Family Features) Spring into action and surprise guests at your Easter gathering with eggcellent desserts and treats. From pastel-colored cakes to homemade kid-friendly candies, Wilton has simple ideas to brighten any holiday table and help you make delicious sweet treats that will have your guests hunting for more. MarketWire

Easy Easter Brunch With a Pantry Punch
(Family Features) The ingredients for an easy weekend breakfast or a special Easter brunch may be in your pantry right now MarketWire

Rise and Dine
(Family Features) Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just want to make breakfast more special, gather friends and family around the table to make some new memories together. These recipes are full of flavor and, best of all, easy to make, so you have more time to spend enjoying a delicious meal with the people you love. MarketWire

Arbitration Panel confirms Klövern AB's right to redeem minority shares
The arbitration panel confirms Klövern AB's right to redeem the minority shares in Dagon AB GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge: NONG - Approval of annual accounts 2012
The Supervisory Board of SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge has at their Annual General Meeting on March 20th 2013 made the following resolution: GlobeNewswire

Changes in Cargotec Corporation's Executive Board practices

Stonesoft Corporation Stock Exchange Release 21 March 2013 at 9.55 A.M. GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Positioned As Category Leader In Chartis RiskTech Quadrant(TM) For Enterprise Governance, Risk And Compliance Systems
Recognized for completeness of offering and market potential for its Accelus Suite GlobeNewswire

Poxel Appoints Khoso Baluch to its Board of Directors
Poxel S.A. /Poxel Appoints Khoso Baluch to its Board of Directors. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Metro Shines a Light on Forgotten Animals
On March 22 Metro will go green to contribute to the efforts of saving forgotten endangered animals. Not every endangered animal is a cute panda. We want to shine a light on the forgotten species that also need our help. GlobeNewswire

REXEL : Successful placement of the EUR500 million and USD500 million of notes
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN AUSTRALIA OR JAPAN SUCCESSFUL PLACEMENT OF THE EUR500 MILLION AND USD500 MILLION OF NOTESRexel has placed EUR500 million of its 5.125% senior notes due 2020 andUSD500million of its 5.250% senior notes due 2020 MarketWire

SpareBank 1 SMN: Ex.dividende tomorrow, 22 March 2013
The equity capital certificates in SpareBank 1 SMN will be traded exclusive dividends as from tomorrow, 22 March 2013. This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act) GlobeNewswire

EMGS and Spectrum join forces in Brazil's Foz do Amazonas basin
Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) and Spectrum ASA (Spectrum) have entered into a cooperation agreement covering the Foz de Amazonas basin in Brazil.   Spectrum already has over 21,000 kilometres of multi-client 2D seismic data coverage of this highly prospective area of the equatorial margin GlobeNewswire

Rezidor starts 2013 with solid RevPAR development
Rezidor started the year with a positive RevPAR development: The group's Like-for-Like RevPAR increased by 9.8% in January and 8.1% in February. "The key driver for the lift in RevPAR was an increase in demand in most our markets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa GlobeNewswire

Notice of Annual General Meeting in CellaVision AB, April 24, 2013
The shareholders in CellaVision AB are hereby summoned to the Annual General Meeting, to be held on April 24, 2013 at 16.00 at CellaVision AB, Scheelevägen 19 A, Ideon, in Lund, Sweden.The complete notice is available in Swedish only, please click the link below.For more information, please contact:Yvonne Mårtensson, CEO. Phone: +46 708 33 77 82e-mail: yvonne.martensson@cellavision GlobeNewswire

Kitron: Notice of Annual General Meeting on 22 April 2013 at 15:30
(2013-03-21)The Annual General Meeting of Kitron will be held on Monday 22 April 2013 at 15:30 at Hotel Continental, Stortingsgaten 24/26, Oslo. Please note that the interim report for first quarter 2013 will be presented on the same day and place at 14:30. GlobeNewswire

Kitron: Publishing of Annual Report for 2012
(2013-03-21) The Board of Directors of Kitron ASA has approved the annual report for 2012. The financial accounts remain unchanged compared with the Q4 report. The market and financial outlook for 2013 is weaker than communicated in the Q4 report and the annual report reflects this.The annual report is attached and is also published at GlobeNewswire

All conditions for sale of stake in ICA to Hakon Invest fulfilled
Amsterdam, the Netherlands - March 21 2013 GlobeNewswire

Market Research Report -- Global Smart Lighting Market to Exceed $6.5 Million by 2018 has announced the addition of the market research report "Global Smart Lighting Market (2013 - 2018) By Component (Sensors, Controllers, Chipsets, Others); Lighting Type (LED, FL, CFL, HID); Connectivity (Wired, Wireless); Application (Commercial, Industrial, Public, Government, Residential) & Geography" to their product offering. MarketWire

Biotie Presents Tozadenant Phase 2b data at AAN Annual Meeting
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP.  STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 21 March 2013 at 9.00 a.m. GlobeNewswire

KONE solutions to enable smooth flow of people in Hainan Tower, China
KONE Corporation, press release, March 21, 2013KONE has won an order for 31 elevators and four KONE TravelMaster® 110 escalators to be installed at the Hainan Tower, a landmark construction project in the city of Haikou, in the Southern Chinese province of Hainan. The order includes 28 KONE MiniSpace(TM) elevators and three KONE MonoSpace® elevators. GlobeNewswire

Research by Pohjola and researchers of the Aalto University School of Business: Worrisome future prospects for large corporations
21.3.2013 klo 09:00Large corporations play a crucial role in the Finnish economy. According to a recent study, around a quarter of private-sector employees work for large corporations. Moreover, the role of large corporations in the Finnish economy is much greater through supply chains. Large corporations still mainly invest in Finland but their future prospects are worrisome GlobeNewswire

Solidium Oy has increased its holding in Outotec Oyj to 10.0 per cent of the shares. The average purchase price of the shares is EUR 40.1 per share. Outotec is one of the world's leading technology and service providers for the mining and metals industries. GlobeNewswire

ARCADIS manages new port for Aqaba
ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading pure play global engineering and consultancy firm, has won a contract with Aqaba Development Corporation in Jordan for providing construction management services and design reviews for their "Aqaba New Port Project". ARCADIS works in a joint venture with the local company Dar Al Hadasah. Financials details were not disclosed. GlobeNewswire

Tanaka Precious Metals Commences Supply of Ultra-compact Crystal Oscillator Package Bonding Material Able to Halve Material Cost on March 22
Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) today announced that Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K., which operates the Tanaka Precious Metals' manufacturing business will commence the provision of samples of gold-tin alloy bonding material (AuSn alloy lid) which is able to seal ultra-compact crystal oscillators(*1) with a mounting area of 1.2 mm x 1 ACN Newswire

New analysis shows Novartis drug Gilenya® significantly reduced rate of brain volume loss across three large Phase III studies
Novartis International AG /New analysis shows Novartis drug Gilenya® significantly reduced rate of brain volume loss across three large Phase III studies . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Google and Telenor Norway make it easier to buy apps and games on Google Play
(Fornebu, Norway -21 March 2013) GoogleTM and Telenor Norway cooperate to make it easier for mobile users to find relevant apps in Google PlayTM. For the first time in Norway, customers are now able to pay for Google Play apps through their mobile phone subscriptions. GlobeNewswire

Simplifying IT Complexity a Major Opportunity for Many Companies
Too much complexity in a company's IT environment can drive up the company's IT costs materially. It can also reduce the IT function's speed, flexibility, and ability to support the company's business objectives, taking a toll on the company's competitive prospects MarketWire

Anaplan Expands Footprint in Asia Pacific
Anaplan, the fastest-growing provider of cloud-based modeling and planning solutions for finance and operations, today announced its launch in Asia Pacific with the acquisition of Cloud EPM, Anaplan's leading Asian reseller. With this news, Anaplan is also appointing Samir Neji, CEO of Cloud EPM, to run Asia Pacific Operations and opening a regional headquarters in Singapore ACN Newswire

JCB Releases Privilege Guide Indonesia App for Indonesia Cardmembers
JCB, the only global payment brand based in Japan, announced the release of its free JCB Privilege Guide Indonesia smartphone application for JCB cardmembers in Indonesia. The guide provides access to location-based deals and offers using GPS locator functionality.JCB offers JCB Guide smartphone apps for Hawaii, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York, San Francisco, and Korea in Japanese ACN Newswire

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