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Regulated information - Ageas and Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC: notification
In accordance with the rules on financial transparency, Ageas received a notification from Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC on 14 May 2013 advising that on 10 May 2013 their interest in Ageas has fallen below the statutory threshold of 3% of the shares issued by Ageas. GlobeNewswire

BMO Global Asset Management Adds New Director of National Accounts, Appoints New Las Vegas Relationship Coordinator
BMO Global Asset Management today announced the appointment of Don Borschel to Director of National Accounts and Jeff Cole to Relationship Coordinator for BMO Taft Hartley Services in the Las Vegas headquarters. MarketWire

First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Reports 2013 First Quarter Earnings
First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: FCHS) (OTCBB: FCHS) announced today the 2013 first quarter financial and operational results. MarketWire

Sobi appoints Mats-Olof Wallin as permanent Chief Financial Officer
Mats-Olof Wallin, who recently took onthe role as interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO), has been appointedSenior Vice President and CFO at Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ.)(Sobi). MarketWire

AbbVie and Galapagos extend GLPG0634 collaboration to include Crohn's disease
* First selective JAK1 inhibitor to enter Phase 2 studies in Crohn'sdisease * Galapagos to fund and complete Phase 2 study; AbbVie to pay Galapagos$50 million upon successful completion, expected in 2015 Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) and AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced todayan extension of their GLPG0634clinical development collaboration to include Crohn's disease MarketWire

Applied Materials Announces Second Quarter Results
Second consecutive quarter with more than $2 billion in new ordersNet sales of $1.97 billion up 25 percent sequentiallyNon-GAAP adjusted EPS of 16 cents exceeded high end of outlook; GAAP loss of 11 cents per share reflected impairment charges in Energy and Environmental SolutionsSANTA CLARA, Calif., May 16, 2013 - Applied Materials, Inc ACN Newswire

Eastman Executives to Address Basic Materials 2013 Conference
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Medline Serves as First-Aid Sponsor for Lurie Children's 2013 Move for the Kids Fundraiser
MUNDELEIN, IL--(Marketwired - May 17, 2013) - This Sunday, thousands of walkers and runners will make their way 3.1 miles around Soldier Field and Chicago's lakefront in support for the patients and families at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. And along the way, there may be some bumps, scrapes, blisters and sprains. MarketWire

Pericom Semiconductor to Present at Sidoti's Semi-Annual Microcap Conference in New York City on June 7, 2013
Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM) today announced that Aaron Tachibana, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Sidoti Semi-Annual Microcap Conference. The conference will be held at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on June 7, 2013. MarketWire

ATCO Emissions Management at the 2013 WEPower Generation Forum
ATCO Emissions Management is exhibiting at the 2013 WEPower (Water, Electricity & Power) Generation Forum. Please visit us at booth T7 in the Exhibit Hall from May 19-21, 2013 at the Dhahran International Exhibition Center, Saudi Arabia. For more information about WEPower, please visit MarketWire

EURO Ressources Announces Date of Annual Shareholders' Meeting and Dividend Distribution
EURO Ressources S.A. ("EURO" or the "Company") (PARIS: EUR) today announced that its Ordinary Annual Shareholder's Meeting ("AGM") will be held in Paris on June 25, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. The documents relating to the AGM will be sent to all registered shareholders and available on the EURO's website no later than June 4, 2013. MarketWire

/ KILL - Zayo Group
Editors and other readers are advised to disregard the news release with the headline, "Zayo Group Small Cell Services Boost Reliability, Capacity for Major Wireless Network at Indianapolis 500 Events," issued May 16, 2013 by Zayo Group. The release was issued in error. MarketWire

Celebrate the Arts With the 2013 Passport to the Arts
The Passport to the Arts team of Laguna Beach has the perfect offering this summer season -- a 2013 Passport to the Arts. MarketWire

Vemma(R) Recognized With Eight Awards in Two Prestigious Competitions
The award-winning Vemma Branding Team of creative, marketing, communications and web development professionals received additional accolades for their work recently with awards in competitions honoring excellence in marketing and communications. MarketWire

Powerball Jackpot Increased to New Record, $600 Million
The Powerball® jackpot has been increased from $550 million to an estimated $600 million for the draw on Saturday, May 18. This is the largest jackpot in Powerball history, which beats Powerball's previous highest jackpot of $587 million back in November 2012. The cash option would be $379.9 million before taxes. MarketWire

WellStar Energy Announces No Material Change

Qualstar Names Board Positions
Qualstar Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK) a manufacturer of data storage solutions and high-efficiency power supplies, has appointed Allen Alley, a 30 year veteran, founder and investor in private and public companies, and current independent director of Qualstar, as Chairman of the Board. The company also designated Gerald J MarketWire

Spy Inc. Announces CFO Transition
SPY Inc. (OTCBB: XSPY), a leading eyewear company known for its patent-pending lens technology the Happy Lens™, announced today that its Chief Financial Officer, Michael D. Angel, has announced his intention to resign from his position in order to facilitate a return to his permanent home in the Bay Area. Mr MarketWire

Food for Thought, Dining in Kauai, and a Hotel Chef Worth Tweeting About
Forget what you think you know about hotel food and make your way to this hotel in Lihue's two restaurants to meet their newly appointed Executive Chef Charles Steppe. MarketWire

Avanti Receives and Will Oppose Judicial Review Application by Nisga'a Nation
Avanti Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AVT) (PINKSHEETS: AVNMF), through its wholly owned subsidiary Avanti Kitsault Mine Ltd MarketWire

National Animal Supplement Council Honors Companies for Excellence in Improving the Standards of the Animal Health Supplement Industry and Presents Ben Jones With Lifetime Achievement Award
National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) hosted its 3rd annual awards ceremony on May 16, oceanfront at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort on St. Pete Beach. Companies were honored for exceptional efforts in their commitment to quality, education and improving the standards of the animal health supplement industry. MarketWire

PRHL Announces Better Than Expected Growth
Thanks to the recent acquisition of The Power Company, Premier Holding Corporation (OTCQB: PRHL) today announced sales post-acquisitions are better than expected. Randall Letcavage, CEO of Premier Holding Corporation, is pleased to report that its subsidiary, The Power Company (TPC), is performing better than expected in its sales efforts, including record sales this month. MarketWire

Jobvite Named to JMP Securities Hot 100 Best Privately Held Software Companies List
Jobvite, the leading recruiting software platform for the social web, today announced it has made the JMP Securities list of the Hot 100 Best Privately Held Software Companies. The list highlights some of the best private companies in the software industry as identified by the research team at JMP Securities, a full-service San Francisco-based investment bank MarketWire

ISC8 Wins Innovation in Security and Assurance Award
ISC8 Inc. (OTCBB: ISCI) ("ISC8" or the "Company"), a provider of intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced its win in the Innovation in Security and Assurance category at the 2013 Pipeline Innovation Awards, which provides the highest level of objective endorsement for innovations and thought leadership in the communications and entertainment technology (COMET) industry MarketWire

HPIL Holding Announces That, Through Its Subsidiary HPIL ART&CULTURE, INC., It Is the Official Sponsor of the W.T.F.S.K.F. European Traditional Fudokan Shotokan Karate-Do Championship
HPIL Holding (the "Company") (OTCQB: HPIL) is pleased to announce that, through its wholly owned subsidiary HPIL ART&CULTURE, INC., it is officially sponsoring and participating at the W.T.F.S.K.F. European Traditional Fudokan Shotokan Karate-Do Championship. The Championship is being held between May 15th and the 19th, 2013 MarketWire

Lantronix to Present at B. Riley 14th Annual Investor Conference and Sidoti Semi-Annual Microcap Conference
Lantronix, Inc. ("the Company") (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced that the Company's management will present at the following upcoming conferences: MarketWire

Cody Simpson Announces New Album; Eagerly Awaited Sophomore Collection Heralded by Acclaimed Single/Video, "Pretty Brown Eyes"; North American Summer Headline Tour Begins May 30th; "SURFERS PARADISE" Drops July 16th
Atlantic recording artist Cody Simpson has revealed details of his anticipated new album. "SURFERS PARADISE" -- which follows the Australian-born pop star's 2012 debut, "PARADISE" -- arrives everywhere on July 16th. "Surfers Paradise is basically the most famous area on the Gold Coast of Australia, where I am from," explains Simpson MarketWire

Memorial Day Weeklong Specials at Medieval Times Are the Lowest Prices of the Season
Start you summer with Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. Enjoy the engaging live action show and a four-course meal fit for a king. Adult ticket prices are $34.95* for adults and $29.95* for kids 12 and under. This weeklong offer is valid for shows Monday, May 20, through Monday, May 27, 2013. Call 1-888-WE-JOUST (935-6878) or visit for information and reservations. MarketWire

Notice of CONDITIONAL FULL Redemption of Corporate Asset Backed Corporation, CABCO Series 2004-1 Trust (Goldman Sachs Capital I) 2,500,000 $25 Par ($62,500,000 Certificate Principal Balance) Class A-1 Callable Certificates Due February 15, 2034 CUSIP No. 12679Q206* (NYSE: GYA) 2,500,000 $25 Par ($62
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to the terms of the Trust Agreement dated as of March 8, 2004, between Corporate Asset Backed Corporation, as Depositor, and U.S MarketWire

Oracle President Mark Hurd to Speak at Future in Review Event
Oracle President Mark Hurd will be featured in a Centerpiece Conversation during the 11th annual Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference. This will be Hurd's third appearance at the annual technology and economic conference, described the by The Economist as "the best technology conference in the world." MarketWire

Image Entertainment Acquires 'Last Love' From Sidney Kimmel Entertainment
Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, has acquired all U.S. rights to the romantic drama Last Love, based on Francoise Dorner's French novel La Douceur Assassine MarketWire

DayStar Technologies, Inc. (DSTI) Appoints Michael Matvieshen as Special Consultant and Further Announces His Successful Negotiation to Retire All Daystar's Senior Secured Debt
DayStar Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DSTI) announces that Mr. Michael Matvieshen has successfully retired all senior secured debt held by Mr. Peter Lacey and Mike Morretti through a conversion to DSTI common shares at $1.20 per share. MarketWire

Aeolus Strengthens Board of Directors With Oncology, Government Contracting and Financial Industry Veterans
Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: AOLS), a biotechnology company leveraging significant government funding to develop a platform of novel compounds to protect against radiological and chemical threats and for use in oncology, announced the appointment of John M. Clerici, Mitchell D. Kaye, and Jeffrey A. Scott, M.D., to its board of directors and accepted the resignations of Joseph J MarketWire

Opportunities Abound in Housing Market but Challenges Remain
The shape of homeownership and housing markets has changed dramatically over time and will continue to change in the face of new housing opportunities and challenges. That's according to panelists at the "Challenges and Opportunities in Housing and Homeownership" session today during the Realtors® 2013 Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo here. MarketWire

/ KILL - Jebbit
Editors and other readers are advised to disregard the news release with the headline, "Performance Advertising Network Jebbit Partners With MRY to Convert Casual Consumers Into Brand Advocates," issued yesterday, May 16, 2013 by Jebbit. The release was issued in error. MarketWire

Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Transocean's Dividend Proposal at 2013 Annual General Meeting
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) today announced that the Board's capital allocation strategy received overwhelming support from shareholders. Excluding the Icahn Group's shares, more than 75% of the total votes cast in favor of a dividend at the 2013 Annual General Meeting ("AGM") supported the Board's dividend proposal of $2 MarketWire

PNI Digital Media to Present at B. Riley Investor Conference on May 20th
PNI Digital Media (TSX: PN)(OTCQB: PNDMF), ("PNI" or the "Company"), the leading innovator in online, mobile and in-store digital media solutions for retailers, announced that Cameron Lawrence, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 14th annual B. Riley & Co Investor Conference. The conference will be held at May 20th - 22nd at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. Mr MarketWire

cei (Coating Excellence International) Honored for Its Wide Web Printing
cei (Coating Excellence International), a market leading flexible packaging and technical products company, announced that it had been awarded two medals, including a gold and a silver in the wide web category of the Flexographic Technical Association's (FTA) Excellence in Flexography Awards competition. MarketWire

Dhingana Introduces Video Advertising for iOS to Enable High-Impact, Engaging Campaigns for Advertisers and Brands
Dhingana (, the leading global Indian music streaming service, announced today the availability of "Premium Video Advertising" for iOS that provides advertisers & brands with an opportunity to engage consumers with pre-roll and post-roll TV quality commercials MarketWire to Present at 14th Annual B-Riley & Co. Investor Conference® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS® postage online and shipping software to over 450,000 customers, today announced that its Co-President and Chief Financial Officer, Kyle Huebner, will present at the 14th Annual B-Riley & Co. Investor Conference in Santa Monica, CA at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. MarketWire

Consolidated Systems and Supplies Renews Agreement With iQuoteXpress
iQuoteXpress, a leading worldwide provider of sales proposal, e-catalog, configuration and reporting software, today announced that Consolidated Systems and Supplies, Inc. (CSS) has renewed its subscription agreement. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Reports Receipt of NYSE MKT Notice Relating to Previously-Disclosed Late Filings of 2012 Form 10-K and First Quarter 2013 Form 10-Q
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE MKT: MHR.PRC) (NYSE MKT: MHR.PRD) (NYSE MKT: MHR MarketWire

DHS Holding, Co. Confirms
DHS Holding, Co. (PINKSHEETS: DHSM) has a wholly-owned subsidiary, Lucky Fox Casino, LTD, which operates out of Belize. Lucky Fox Casino, LTD signed a contract with FenServices to have developed and maintained. FenServices licensed software from SoftBet and other vendors that develop online casino gaming software MarketWire

Family Features Brings on New Talent
Family Features Editorial Syndicate is pleased to announce the appointment of Vickie Rocco as the director of audience development. MarketWire

Family Features Expands Marketing Department
Family Features Editorial Syndicate is pleased to announce its recent appointment of Kim O'Brien as the director of marketing. MarketWire

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces First Quarter 2013 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast
Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services announced today that it will release its results for the first quarter 2013 after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. MarketWire

ecVision Partners With TUV SUD for Product Testing Data Integration
ecVision®, the leader in supply chain collaboration solutions for retailers and brands, announces its partnership with TÜV SÜD, one of the world's foremost product testing companies with labs around the world, to integrate its cloud-based supply chain collaboration platforms enabling users to seamlessly build, request and receive testing data through a single solution. MarketWire

DryShips Inc. Announces First Quarter 2013 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) (the "Company" or "DryShips"), a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes, and through its majority owned subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW Inc., of off-shore contract drilling oil services, announced today that it will release its results for the first quarter 2013 after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. MarketWire

Cott Announces TSX Approval of Renewal of Normal Course Issuer Bid
Cott Corporation ("Cott") (NYSE: COT) (TSX: BCB) today announced the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") has approved its notice of intention to renew its normal course issuer bid for a portion of its common shares ("Common Shares") as appropriate opportunities arise from time to time MarketWire

AmeraMex International Reports Improved Gross Profit Margins for the First Quarter
AmeraMex International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment to infrastructure, shipping, construction and farming companies, today reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2013. MarketWire

Fulton Financial Corporation's CFO to Retire at Year End
Charles J. Nugent, senior executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT), has informed the corporation of his plan to retire, effective December 31, 2013. MarketWire

Fingerprint Wins San Francisco Business Times' 2013 Tech & Innovation Award
Fingerprint, a mobile learning and entertainment network for kids, has received SF Business Times' Tech & Innovation Award in the gaming and entertainment category. Editors from the SF Business Times selected Fingerprint from a pool of nearly 200 nominees. MarketWire

New JW Marriott Houston Downtown Hotel Set to Open in Spring 2014
Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Pearl Hospitality, the developer of the new JW Marriott Houston Downtown Hotel, announced today the building is undergoing renovations and will be open for business in Spring of 2014. The conversion of the historic Samuel F. Carter Building at 806 Main St MarketWire

Members-Only Travel Company, Indagare, Announces New Partnership With ALTOUR
Today, Indagare, the members-only travel company known for its online editorial content and high-end, boutique travel agency, has announced a new partnership with ALTOUR, a leading worldwide travel company with more than $1.5 billion in annual sales and a diversified portfolio of high-end leisure, corporate, entertainment, groups and meetings MarketWire Wins 2013 San Francisco Business Times Tech & Innovation Award, the leader in integrated bill payment, invoicing and cash flow management solutions for businesses, today announced it has been named a winner in the Best Business Application or Service category of the 2013 San Francisco Business Times Tech & Innovation Awards. MarketWire

Kessler Foundation Names Dr. Ross Zafonte Recipient of Foundation's 3rd Annual DeLisa Award
Ross Zafonte, D.O., is the 2013 recipient of Kessler Foundation's Joel A. DeLisa, MD Award for Excellence in Research and Education in the Field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R). Dr. Zafonte will be honored at the Foundation's Board of Trustees Recognition Dinner in Cedar Grove on May 22. The award includes a $50,000 unrestricted grant for Dr. Zafonte's research activities. MarketWire

Mackie Research Updates Buy Recommendation for Yellowhead Mining (TSX:YMI) - Video Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, May17, 2013 - Investment firm Mackie Research has updated its coverage on Yellowhead Mining (TSX:YMI). Following the release of results of the final 6 holes of the recently completed winter drill program, analyst Matt O'Keefe reiterated his speculative buy recommendation with a 12-month target price of $2.50, a premium of 443% over the $0 GlobeNewswire

Astar Minerals Ltd (TSXV:TAR) Lists on TSX Venture Exchange - Video Summary on
Vancouver, British Columbia, May 17, 2013 - Astar Minerals Ltd (TSXV:TAR) lists on the TSX Venture Exchange. The company completed an IPO offering of 4 million shares at $0.15, raising $600,000 in gross proceeds, with Canaccord Genuity acting as agent for the offering. GlobeNewswire

Novartis drug Afinitor® significantly extended time without disease progression in women with HER2 positive advanced breast cancer
Novartis International AG /Novartis drug Afinitor® significantly extended time without disease progression in women with HER2 positive advanced breast cancer . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Transocean's Dividend Proposal at 2013 Annual General Meeting
Transocean Ltd. /Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Transocean's Dividend Proposal at 2013 Annual General Meeting . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Harte Gold (TSX:HRT) Announces Assay Results from Sugar Zone Gold Property in Ontario - Video Summary of Report Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, May 17, 2013 - Harte Gold (TSX:HRT) has announced assay results from the 100% owned Sugar Zone property, at White River, Ontario, located 60 kilometres east of the Hemlo Gold Camp, where it is targeting resources of more than 1 million ounces of gold. has produced a "video news alert" based on this news GlobeNewswire

Ahlstrom publishes carve-out financial information related to Label and Processing business
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE May 17, 2013 at 18.17 GlobeNewswire

Additional macitentan (Opsumit) data in pulmonary arterial hypertension presented at ATS
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Additional macitentan (Opsumit) data in pulmonary arterial hypertension presented at ATS . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Realtors(R) Can Increase Their Value by Better Leveraging Technology, Says
Technology plays a vital role in today's society and is transforming the way Realtors® do business. That's according to Curt Beardsley, vice president of product marketing for®, who shared his perspective on the growing mobile technology environment at the "Industry, Technology and Vision" forum during the Realtors® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. MarketWire

Partner Mike Heimbold Joins Sheppard Mullin Century City
Michael R. Heimbold has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Business Trial and Intellectual Property practice groups, based in the firm's 60-attorney Century City office. Heimbold joins from Steptoe & Johnson in Century City. MarketWire

Calysto Names Veteran Business Journalist to New Chief Content Officer Post
Calysto (, a global marketing communications agency specializing in building awareness through content services, social media and public relations for the mobile and telecom industries, announced today that it has appointed Jason Meyers as Chief Content Officer to lead the firm's expansion into the content services realm. MarketWire

Visual Magnetics to Support Conect Enterprises at Visual Impact Melbourne 2013
Visual Magnetics®, the innovator of materials for quick-change graphics, custom printed wall murals, wall coverings, and sustainable signage, today announced they will be supporting Conect Enterprises Pty. Ltd. at Visual Impact Melbourne 2013. Visual Impact, the largest sign, display, graphics, engraving and digital print trade show, will take place from May 21-25, in Melbourne, Australia. MarketWire

EMED Mining Public Limited : Notice of AGM
EMED Mining Public Limited (TSX: EMD) (AIM: EMED) MarketWire

66% of Dieticians Choose Vegetables and Seafood for Grill This Summer
With hamburgers and hotdogs leading the world of grilling, it's easy to forget that there is life beyond the bun. Yet popular online grocer FreshDirect's annual Food Seasonality Survey reveals that 66 percent of registered dieticians rate vegetables (35 percent) and seafood (31 percent) as their preferred grilling choice this summer, followed by beef (18 percent) and poultry (16 percent) MarketWire

MEDIA ADVISORY: BMO Harris Bank Honors Graduates of New Web-Based Financial Education Program
Credit card bills, debt, saving, and financing higher education are not often top of mind for most high school students, yet the financial decisions they make today will have long-term effects on their lives. Poor financial awareness jeopardizes teens' ability to succeed in today's complex and competitive environment. This announcement will focus on this issue. MarketWire

eCatalog Provider CADENAS PARTsolutions and Radar Industrial to Launch Strategic Partnership in South America
CADENAS PARTsolutions, a global eCatalog provider of online sales configurators; and Radar Industrial, Brazil's leading publisher of industrial trade publications, have launched a new cooperative partnership which enables Radar to deliver the full suite of PARTsolutions digital marketing services to industrial manufacturers in South America MarketWire

Cirque du Soleil 'Quidam' Tickets for Florida Available on
Cirque du Soleil - Quidam, one of the best-selling theater shows on online ticket marketplace, has scheduled stops in Florida for May, July, and August before wrapping its U.S. tour. MarketWire

American Graphite Technologies Inc. Issues Update With CTI Nanotechnologies LLC
American Graphite Technologies Inc. ("AGIN" or the "Company") (OTCBB: AGIN) (BERLIN: A8G) (WKN:A1KBDQ/ISIN:US02640K1079) is pleased to issue a corporate update in regard to its project with CTI Nanotechnologies LLC ("CTI") CTI reports that it has situated the majority of its equipment at the new R&D/manufacturing facility in Rockingham, Vermont MarketWire

Astro-Med, Inc. to Announce First Quarter FY2014 Sales and Earnings
Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT), a manufacturer of specialty high tech printing systems and data acquisition systems, will announce its financial results for the First Quarter ended May 4, 2013 on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 4:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time. MarketWire

P2 Solar Acquires First Renewable Energy Project in India
P2 Solar, Inc. (the "Company" or "P2") (OTCBB: PTOS) today announces it has acquired a unique renewable energy project to develop a mini-hydro facility in Punjab, India, on the Sidhwan irrigation canal in the city of Ludhiana. P2 now owns the project outright through its new wholly owned subsidiary, Jagat Energy Private Limited and will be moving to begin construction as soon as this summer. MarketWire

PURE Bioscience Appoints Dave Pfanzelter Chairman of the Board
PURE Bioscience (OTCQB: PURE), creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, appointed food industry leader Dave Pfanzelter as chairman of the board. Pfanzelter has been a member of the board since February 2013 and had previously served on the PURE Bioscience Advisory Panel. The position of chairman had been held by PURE's president and CEO, Michael L MarketWire

RiceBran Technologies Reports 2013 First Quarter Financial Results
RiceBran Technologies (OTCQB: RIBT), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced its financial results for the 2013 first quarter ending March 31, 2013. MarketWire

"Taipei Factory" Debuts in Cannes
The Taipei Factory initiated by the Taipei Film Commission and the Cannes Directors' Fortnight made its world debut at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival on May 16. The screening enjoyed a very well-received response at the Theatre Croisette and generated an energy and interest for Taiwan Cinema. MarketWire

YuMe Tackles Screen Fragmentation and Monetization at Cross Platform Summit
YuMe, a leading provider of digital video brand advertising solutions, is moderating a "bootcamp" session at the third annual APPNATION Cross Platform Summit, May 21-22, 2013, in New York City. The session, Best Practices: Advertising on Mobile & Connected TV (CTV) Apps, will address one of the biggest challenges in adtech today -- cross-platform app monetization MarketWire

PURE Bioscience Stock to Begin Trading on the OTCQB Marketplace
PURE Bioscience (OTCQB: PURE), creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, today announced that its common stock has been delisted from NASDAQ and will begin trading on the OTC Markets' OTCQB marketplace under its ticker symbol "PURE" commencing today, May 17, 2013. Investors will be able to view the Real Time Level II stock quotes for PURE at http://www.otcmarkets MarketWire

Plandai's Health Benefits Down to a "T"
Goldman Small Cap Research, a stock market research firm focused on the small cap and micro cap sectors, posits that given its high degree of bioavailability Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. (OTCQB: PLPL) could change the way the market and consumer utilize green tea extracts. Plandai Biotechnology, Inc MarketWire

Inscor Inc. Is Poised to Help Relieve Municipal Distress
Goldman Small Cap Research, a stock market research firm focused on the small cap and micro-cap sectors, notes that Inscor Inc. (OTC Pink: IOGA) is well-positioned to help many state and local governments across the country are reeling from financial distress. Inscor, Inc. (OTC Pink: IOGA), is a provider of low-cost solutions to funding retiree and other employee benefits. MarketWire

Sherman Clay Announces Closure of Its Houston Retail Location
Sherman Clay & Company, the iconic San Francisco-based music company that for over 140 years has been one of America's most successful piano retailers, announced that its Houston retail location will close permanently after 32 years in the city. MarketWire

Fortinet Wins Frost & Sullivan Network Security Vendor of the Year Award
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that it has been honored with the 2013 Frost & Sullivan Network Security Vendor of the Year Award. The Award was presented yesterday at the 2013 Frost & Sullivan India Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Awards banquet held at the Le Meridien hotel in New Delhi. MarketWire

CalAmp Announces Date for Annual Stockholders Meeting
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, today announced that its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. The meeting will be held at the Westlake Village Inn, located at 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village, California 91361 MarketWire

BroadSoft Announces Participation at the Cowen TMT Conference
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), today announced that Jim Tholen, its Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Cowen TMT Conference in New York on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 with a presentation at 11:30 am EDT. MarketWire

Novo Nordisk reports positive results from first phase 3 trial with long-acting factor IX for treatment of haemophilia B
Novo Nordisk today announced thecompletion of paradigm™ 2, the first phase 3 trial with a long-actingFIX derivative, N9-GP (glycopegylated recombinant factor IX), forhaemophilia B patients. Paradigm™ 2 is a multi-centre, blinded trialevaluating the safety and efficacy of N9-GP when used for on-demand orprophylactic treatment in patients with haemophilia B. MarketWire

Tsakos Energy Navigation Announces Date of First Quarter 2013 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited ("TEN" or the "Company") (NYSE: TNP) will report earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013 prior to the open of the market in New York on Friday, May 24, 2013. MarketWire

MMRGlobal Adds Concierge Medicine Specialist Jeremy Fine, M.D. and Pediatrician and New York Times Best-Selling Author Cara Natterson, M.D. to Medical Board of Advisors
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCQB: MMRF) ("MMR"), a leading provider of Personal Health Records (PHRs) MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions and MMRPro document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals, today announced the addition of two new members to its Medical Board of Advisors. Dr. Cara Natterson, M.D MarketWire

Euroseas Ltd. Reports Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2013
Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA), an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced today its results for the three month period ended March 31, 2013. MarketWire

Annual General Meeting of R. STAHL AG adopts dividend payment of € 1.00 per share
R. STAHL AG /Annual General Meeting of R. STAHL AG adopts dividend payment of € 1.00 per share . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Cytomedix to Present at the World Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine Congress 2013
Cytomedix, Inc MarketWire

Alteva Announces Investor Conference Appearances
Alteva, Inc. ("Alteva" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: ALTV), a leading UCaaS provider, today announced that members of the Company's management team will appear at three upcoming conferences: MarketWire

Anapol Schwartz Attorneys Recognized in 2013 Edition of Super Lawyers
Anapol Schwartz personal injury lawyers are among the best in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia according to the 2013 edition of Super Lawyers®. Thirteen of the firm's lawyers were selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® this year, five of which were ranked among the Top 100 in the state MarketWire

Venyu's Cloud Computing Honored by Network Products Guide
Powering its market leadership in cloud computing, business continuity, and battle-tested data recovery solutions, Venyu today announced the company has secured two premier honors in the "2013 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards," sponsored by Network Products Guide (NPG) MarketWire

RHJ International: Notice to Shareholders of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting
RHJ International SA ("RHJI") herebyprovides notice to shareholders of theAnnual Shareholders' Meeting, to be held on Tuesday June 18, 2013, at 3p.m.CET, at Avenue Louise 326, 1050 Brussels (Belgium). MarketWire

FIMALAC : Exclusive negotiations to acquire a majority stake in the capital of WEBEDIA Group
Today, FIMALAC has announced that it is going toacquirethe majority of the capital of the digital media group Webedia, which itwillconsolidate with the company TFco ( and TFco'sadvisorystructures), previously transferred. MarketWire

AXION Receives $3.1 Million Settlement From Lawsuit
AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX™ rail ties and STRUXURE™ building products, today announced it has received approximately $3,100,000 from the settlement of a lawsuit. MarketWire

Rachel Roy Wears Jacob Arabov Jewelry to the Met Gala
The Met Gala, also known as the Costume Institute Gala, is an annual ball celebrating the yearly opening of the Metropolitan Museum's fashion exhibit at the Costume Institute in New York City, NY. The popular affair has been held annually since 1971 and is still regarded as an important social event in New York City MarketWire

Mauna Kea Technologies Announces Strongest Scientific Exposure Ever With More Than 40 Communications on Cellvizio(R) at Digestive Disease Week 2013
Mauna Kea Technologies (EURONEXT PARIS: MKEA), leader in the optical biopsy market and developer of Cellvizio®, the fastest way to see cancer, today announced that 41 presentations at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2013 will highlight the use of optical biopsy across many of the most pervasive diseases in the gastrointestinal tract MarketWire

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners Wrapping Up Texas Natural Gas Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Houston-based Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE:BWP) is set to start up a natural gas pipeline and processing facility that expands the company's gathering and processing capacity for liquids-rich gas produced in the Eagle Ford Shale MarketWire

Dallas Plastic Surgeons Attend Lecture for Advanced Rhinoplasty
Dr. Jack Gunter, a Dallas plastic surgeon, has been contributing to the field of rhinoplasty for over 35 years. As the Medical Director of the Gunter Center for Aesthetics and Cosmetic Surgery, Dr MarketWire

The Union of Journalists in Finland and the Federation of the Finnish Media Industry reach an agreement in their collective agreement negotiations

Cima NanoTech Unveils Next Generation SANTE(TM) Films to Drive Greater Adoption of Touch Screens for Large-format, Multi-touch Displays
Cima NanoTech, an advanced materials company behind the SANTE(TM) silver nanoparticle dispersion technology, will unveil the next generation of transparent conductive films, SANTE(TM) FS200 Touch Films, at SID Display Week on 19 May 2013 ACN Newswire

Biofrontera publishes 1st quarter 2013 interim report
Biofrontera AG /Biofrontera publishes 1st quarter 2013 interim report. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Pöyry appointed to deliver EPCM services for concentrating plant expansion project at Kittilä gold mine
PÖYRY PLC        Press release 17 May 2013 at 11:30 am GlobeNewswire

Notice of Ahlstrom Corporation's Extraordinary General Meeting
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE May 17, 2013 at 10.00 GlobeNewswire

Nordic Mines has pre-settled the remaining gold price hedge
PRESS RELEASE, 17 May 2013 (translation from Swedish) GlobeNewswire

RHJ International: Notice to Shareholders of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting
RHJ International SA ("RHJI") hereby provides notice to shareholders of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting, to be held on Tuesday June 18, 2013, at3 p.m. CET, at Avenue Louise 326, 1050 Brussels (Belgium). GlobeNewswire

Imtech: publishes agenda for Annual General Meeting of shareholders
NOT FOR RELEASE, DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLICATION INTO OR IN THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, OR JAPAN- Annual General Meeting of shareholders to take place on June 28, 2013- Publication of annual figures and report regarding events and observations to be released early June 2013 GlobeNewswire

Novartis wins GBCHealth Business Action on Health Award for social ventures initiative
Novartis International AG /Novartis wins GBCHealth Business Action on Health Award for social ventures initiative . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

A*STAR and Cytos Bring Singapore's First Influenza Vaccine to Clinical Testing
Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Switzerland's Cytos Biotechnology AG today announced that the first healthy volunteer has been dosed in a Phase 1 clinical trial with their H1N1 influenza vaccine candidate based on Cytos' proprietary bacteriophage Qbeta virus-like particle (VLP) technology ACN Newswire

Almere, The NetherlandsMay 16, 2013   GlobeNewswire

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