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New ISR Report Provides Insight Into Bladder Cancer Market, Clinical Pipeline
Industry Standard Research (ISR) is announcing the release of its latest report entitled "Bladder Cancer: Disease and Pipeline Analysis." This report provides an overview of the current and future bladder cancer clinical development market, the activities of the key market players, and an outline of trial and commercial regulatory environments. MarketWire

Memex Automation Receives PEM Plant Engineering & Maintenance Magazine Award
In the news release, "Memex Automation Receives PEM Plant Engineering & Maintenance Magazine Award," issued earlier today by Memex Automation (TSX VENTURE: OEE), we are advised by the company that the correct name of the PEM award received by Memex Automation is 2013 PEM Plant Engineering & Maintenance Award for Best Company Under 50 Employees. MarketWire

Clear Channel Business Talk Radio's 'The Traders Network' Interview With Andrew J. Whelan, CEO of BioElectronics Corp Now Available for Online Streaming
The Traders Network Show Broadcasted live Daily on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio announced today that Andrew Whelan CEO of BioElectronics Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BIEL) the maker of advanced consumer medical devices full interview archive and recap in now Available MarketWire

Amara Mining plc ("Amara" or "the Company"): 2013 Audited Full Year Results
Amara Mining plc (AIM: AMA), the AIM-listed West African focused gold mining company, is pleased to announce its audited results for the year ended 31 December 2013. MarketWire

Beamz Interactive, Inc. Signs Agreement With New York-Based Chardan Capital Markets
Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC), a leading developer of state-of-the-art interactive music products, signed an agreement with Chardan Capital Markets, LLC, an international investment bank headquartered in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles and Beijing. MarketWire

Corio NV : Corio sold two French assets for € 26.5 m
Corio sold two French assets for a total amount of € 26.5 m to two buyers. The disposals concern the office 'Kupka C' located in Paris La Défense (sold to ERAFP) and an industrial building situated in Brétigny, a Southern Paris region (sold to a private buyer). The properties have a total GLA of respectively 13,000 m2 and 19,400 m2 GlobeNewswire

Gagein Closes $6.4 Million in Series A Funding
Gagein today announced it closed a $6.4 million Series A funding round from private investors. The funding now positions Gagein to aggressively grow its user base of sales professionals after successfully completing its beta testing period. MarketWire

New ASTM D7668 Method for PAC's Herzog CID 510
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Waterloo Innovation Summit: Hardware on the Rise
WATERLOO, ON--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Hardware is making a comeback and is spawning a strong ecosystem for the next generation of technology development, according to leading entrepreneurs at the Waterloo Innovation Summit at the University of Waterloo. MarketWire

ViXS Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2014 Results
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - ViXS Systems Inc. (TSX: VXS) a pioneer and leader in media processing solutions, reported its fourth quarter and fiscal year results for the period ended January 31st, 2014. All results are reported under International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS") and in U.S MarketWire

Birmingham Museum of Art to Open Renovated African Galleries
BIRMINGHAM, AL--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - After two years of renovations, the Birmingham Museum of Art reopens its African galleries on Saturday, April 26. MarketWire

Scotiabank Announces Retirement of Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, Sabi Marwah
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Scotiabank today announced the retirement of Sabi Marwah, effective May 30, 2014. Sabi is currently Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer with a 35-year history at Scotiabank.  MarketWire

UPDATE - Kinetic Social Raises $18 Million Series B Financing
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Kinetic Social (http://www.kineticsocial.com), a leading social data and ad technology company, announced today that it has raised $18 million in a Series B round of financing led by Blue Chip Venture Company. This round follows on the heels of the company's Series A raised in early 2013 MarketWire

OCZ Storage Solutions' PCIe-Based Z-Drive SSD Series Certified As DataCore Ready
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - OCZ Storage Solutions - a Toshiba Group Company and leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced that its entire PCIe-based enterprise-class Z-Drive SSD Series are now certified as DataCore Ready MarketWire

The Grilled Cheese Truck Wins "People's Choice" Award at LA Grilled Cheese Invitational -- Again
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Once again, The Grilled Cheese Truck is the "People's Choice!" MarketWire

Roland DGA Enters the Dynamic Digital Signage Market with the Introduction of Roland DisplayStudio(TM)
IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Digital printing leader Roland DGA Corp. has entered the dynamic digital signage market in a big way with its new Roland DisplayStudio digital sign system, a complete, affordable solution that allows traditional sign shops to increase profits by adding digital signage to their product mix. MarketWire

Stanley Tomchin Donates to Greenpeace for Research in the Bering Sea
Greenpeace is celebrating a victory in the battle against the British supermarket chain Tesco and the low priced tuna brand Oriental & Pacific. The campaign, which was launched in early March, requested Tesco to stop selling the tuna brand, which uses controversial fish aggregating devices instead of the more environmentally friendly and sustainable pole-and-line method MarketWire

Pittsburgh Penguins Partner With PrimeSport to Offer Official Ticket and Hospitality Packages for All 2014 Penguins Playoff Home Games
PrimeSport, the leader in providing direct access to the biggest sporting events on the planet, announced today that official ticket and pregame hospitality packages are now available for all 2014 Pittsburgh Penguins playoff home games at CONSOL Energy Center. MarketWire

Niwali Test-O-Boost Health Store's Alpha Male Club Placed in the Top 5 on iTunes
The popularity of podcasts has seen an enormous growth over the last few years, spearheaded by Apple, which trademarked "IPODCAST", "IPOD", and "POD", and makes podcasts easily available on all of its mobile devices. Podcasts have become a convenient way for listeners -- or "podcatchers" -- to educate themselves on-the-go MarketWire

Glendale Resident Wins $2,500 a Week for 20 Years With $5 Lucky Life Scratchers(R) Top Prize Winning Ticket
The Arizona Lottery announces the first of two $5 Lucky Life top prize Scratchers tickets has been claimed by a Glendale resident. MarketWire

Earth Science Tech, Inc. Names Dr. Harvey Katz PhD - as CEO
Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTCQB: UNOV) ("EST" or "the Company"), a specialty biotechnology company focused on nutraceuticals and bioceuticals, announces the appointment of Dr. Harvey Katz as CEO effective today. Dr. Issa El-Cheikh has stepped down as the CEO and is now the CFO. Dr MarketWire

ExplorOcean Presents: Exploring the Ocean Worlds of the Outer Solar System
Have you ever wondered about the best ways to find life beyond earth? Join Kevin Hand, deputy chief scientist of solar system exploration at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, on April 24th at 7 p.m. for an intriguing one-hour discussion about the most habitable real estate in our outer solar system. As part of ExplorOcean's lecture series, Dr MarketWire

Boot Barn(R) Celebrates Grand Opening of New Store in Bozeman, MT
Boot Barn®, America's largest western and work wear retailer, will celebrate the opening of its newest 10,000 square foot store in Bozeman, Mont. located at 915 W. Main Street. The store has now opened, with the official Grand Opening Sale scheduled to begin April 25th at 10am and will continue through April 27th MarketWire

Master Impressionist of Our Time Jeff Tracta's 'A Journey Through Pop Culture' Show at the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino April 24 to Benefit St. Jude's Ranch for Children
Multi-talented impersonator Jeff Tracta's (www.jefftracta.com) April 24 performance of his explosively funny, cutting edge multi-media show "A Journey Through Pop Culture" at the LVH Theatre at the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino will benefit St. Jude's Ranch for Children (www.stjudesranch MarketWire

TransAlta Named Preferred Bidder in Western Australia Development
TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA) (NYSE: TAC) announced today that it has been named the preferred bidder for the South Hedland Power Project. Subject to the finalization of necessary contracts and approvals that will take place during the next several weeks, the project would see TransAlta build, own and operate a 150MW power station in South Hedland, Western Australia. MarketWire

Kid Brands, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results
Kid Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: KIDB) today reported financial results for the three months and full year ended December 31, 2013 ("Q4 2013" and "FY 2013," respectively). MarketWire

Platinum Honor Awarded to New Braunfels Hotel's General Manager
Oldham Goodwin Group, in conjunction with TEKMAK Development Company, is pleased to announce that Marriott International has awarded the Courtyard New Braunfels River Village the Platinum Circle Award, as well as naming the hotel's General Manager, Keith Morgan, one of three Diamond GM award winners for 2013. MarketWire

DynTek Named to CRN's 2014 List of Tech Elite 250
DynTek, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DYNE), today announced it has been named to CRN's annual list of the Tech Elite 250. These companies represent an elite group of IT solution providers that have invested in the training and education needed to earn the most advanced technical certifications from leading vendors. MarketWire

West Palm Beach Marriott Puts Guests Steps From Sunfest Music Festival
After 32 years, the annual West Palm Beach Sunfest Music Festival is set to draw its biggest crowd yet -- and for good reason. From April 30th to May 4th, the family-friendly festival will welcome some of the biggest names in music, from Kid Rock to Robin Thicke, just steps away from this West Palm Beach, FL hotel. MarketWire

The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing Announces the Participation of Smile Asia Week in May to Support Operation Smile
The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing has announced the participation of Smile Asia Week from May 5 - 11, 2014 to sell specially-created cakes to raise funds for Operation Smile, an international children's medical charity which helps give children worldwide with cleft lips or palates a reason to smile again. MarketWire

Aristocrat to Install Comprehensive SpeedSolutions(TM) Bonusing at Prairie Meadows Racetrack Casino Hotel in Altoona, Iowa
Leading land-based and online gaming technology supplier Aristocrat has been selected to install its entire Oasis 360™ SpeedSolutions™ bonusing suite at Prairie Meadows Racetrack Casino Hotel in Altoona, Iowa. MarketWire

G2X Energy CEO, Mexican Natural Gas Assoc. Board Member Round Out GTL North America 2014 Conference
The GTL North America conference to be held June 3-5 in Houston is pleased to announce that attorney Jesús Rodríguez Dávalos, board member of the Mexican Natural Gas Association, and Timothy Vail, CEO of G2X Energy, will round out this year's program. Mr MarketWire

IMG Worldwide and The Color Run(TM) Extend Multi-Year Agreement for Continued Growth of "The Happiest 5k on the Planet"
IMG, the global sports, fashion and media company, and The Color Run, LLC, a unique 5K paint race event series, officially announced the extension of its partnership agreement for the expansion of The Color Run™ into dozens of countries across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. MarketWire

US Ecology Announces Schedule for Its First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call
US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL) today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 on Monday, May 5, 2014 after the close of the market. MarketWire

Atari and Pariplay Announce a Worldwide Long Term Strategic Partnership to Bring Atari Classic Brands to Real Money Gambling Formats
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Adaptive Medias, Inc. CEO Qayed Shareef Issues Shareholder Update
Multi-channel audience and content monetization company, Adaptive Medias, Inc. (OTCQB: ADTM), a leader in programmatic advertising across mobile, video and online display, announced the issuance of a letter to shareholders from CEO Qayed Shareef. MarketWire

ePals Completes Second Tranche of Non-Brokered Private Placement
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN) ("ePals" or the "Company") announces that it has completed the second tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") and issued 11,058,000 units of the Company (each, a "Unit") at a price of C$0.075 per Unit for gross proceeds of C$829,350 MarketWire

Innovative Software Helps US Foods Improve Inbound Freight Performance
ArrowStream, Inc. ("ArrowStream"), a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for supply chain management, announced that it has partnered with US Foods, Inc. ("US Foods"), an innovative food company and leading distributor, to help the company enhance its inbound logistics processes. MarketWire

Strong Start for Healthcare IT Sector With $858 Million in VC Funding in Q1, Reports Mercom Capital Group
Mercom Capital Group, a global communications and consulting firm, today released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the Healthcare Information Technology (IT) sector for the first quarter of 2014. Mercom's comprehensive report looks at deals of all sizes in Healthcare IT across the globe. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Webinar April 22nd on CAESAR II(R) 2014 Release With Piping Code Updates and New Features
Intergraph will host a webinar on April 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. CT that will review CAESAR II 2014 (7.0), the next major release of the software with new piping code updates and features for enhancing productivity and reliability MarketWire

The Top Credit Cards for Repairing Credit, Ranked by CreditCardChaser.com
Today, CreditCardChaser.com, a leading expert on credit cards, announced their ranking of the top credit cards for repairing credit. Consumers with no or bad credit know how hard it is to get approved for credit cards, loans, jobs, and more. And once they do get approved, they may be stuck with extremely high interest rates MarketWire

The Alkaline Water Co. Increases Manufacturing Capacity With Installation of Proprietary Electrolysis Equipment at Brookshire's Grocery Company Bottling Plant
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Vista Releases Full Year 2013 Results; Revenue up 17%, Gross Profit Jumps 168%
Vista International Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: VVIT), a pioneer in efficient Waste-to-Energy technology, is pleased to release to investors the following selected operating results of the Company in its most recent fiscal year. The information in this release is taken directly from the Company's 10-K, which shows audited financial results for full year 2013 MarketWire

Panera Bread Announces Fiscal 2014 First Quarter Earnings Release Date
Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) will report its fiscal 2014 first quarter results after the market close on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. MarketWire

Universal Bioenergy's NDR Energy Group Plans to Engage in Full Operations With One of World's Largest Producers of Natural Gas to Fuel Its Sales and Profits
Universal Bioenergy Inc., (OTCQB: UBRG), a publicly traded independent diversified energy company that markets and distributes natural gas, petroleum, coal and electricity, announced that its subsidiary NDR Energy Group, is preparing to in engage in full operations in its new relationship with one of the largest natural gas producers in the world. MarketWire

Small Business Development Group, Inc. (OTCPINK: SBDG) -- SBDG Signs $3.5M Term Sheet With Marquette Business Credit, Inc.
Small Business Development Group, Inc. (OTC Pink: SBDG) (PINKSHEETS: SBDG) has announced that it has signed a term sheet for $3,500,000 with Marquette Business Credit, Inc., an asset-based lender, to fund the growth of Production Partners Chemical Inc. This new credit facility is an increase of $2,000,000 over the existing credit line, which is needed to fund the increase of business MarketWire

Hunter Wise Financial Group Announces New Office in Canada
Following a series of successful Bakken Shale Region M&A transactions, most recently the sale of Williston-based clients M&K Hotshot and Trucking and M&K Rig Service to a publicly traded Canadian buyer, Hunter Wise has opened a Calgary office to be closer in proximity to strategic investors and clients MarketWire

Creditnet.com Announces the Top Credit Cards Offering Free FICO Scores
Today, Creditnet.com announced their ranking of the top credit cards that offer free FICO credit scores. Unlike most credit cards, these cards allow consumers to access their FICO credit scores for free. It used to be that the only way to get your credit score was once a year from AnnualCreditReport.com or by paying a service each month MarketWire

Advisory Committee Leaders to Review Final Decisions on FRCP Amendments Made in Portland Last Week on Exterro Webcast (4/17)
What:Chair of the Advisory Committee Hon. David Campbell, United States District Court (Arizona), and committee member John Barkett, Esq., partner at Shook Hardy Bacon, will provide an insider's look into the Advisory Committee meeting that was held in Portland, Ore., last week on April 10-11. Judge Campbell and Mr MarketWire

Medicure Comments on Recent Trading Activity
Medicure Inc. ("Medicure" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: MPH)(OTCQB: MCUJF), a specialty pharmaceutical company, reports that, in view of the recent market activity in the Company's stock, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada ("IIROC") has contacted the Company in accordance with its usual practice. MarketWire

Dover Rug & Home to Open Second Location in Boston
Dover Rug & Home is pleased to announce the opening of a second location in Boston in the coming months. The new location is conveniently located at 390 Stuart Street in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood -- a stone's throw from Copley Square, public transportation and in the heart of what is being coined Boston's Home Furnishing district MarketWire

Legendary Rocker Burton Cummings Is Gearing Up to Rock Chicago's Famed City Winery May 28-29
Coming off a sold-out stint in Las Vegas, Burton Cummings (www.burtoncummings.com) -- legendary rocker and former frontman for The Guess Who -- is bringing his celebrated show to Chicago's City Winery Wednesday, May 28 and Thursday, May 29, at 8 p.m. MarketWire

Quidel to Hold First Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call on April 23, 2014
Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, will release first quarter 2014 financial results after market close on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. MarketWire

Sitestar Reports Annual 2013 Results
Sitestar Corporation (OTCQB: SYTE), a company that invests in real estate and operates various technology related businesses, announced financial results for its year ended December 31, 2013. Financial highlights for the year include: MarketWire

Women of New York 2014 Takes Place Next Week
The fourth annual Women of NY event, part of Broadcasting & Cable's Keynotes and Cocktail Series, will take place on Thursday, April 24, from 2:00-5:00 pm at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. Designed to serve the women of the television business community, Women of New York is an off-the-record cocktail and networking event with the most accomplished women in TV, media, and entertainment MarketWire

NuVasive(R) Announces Conference Call And Webcast of First Quarter 2014 Results
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine, announced today that its first quarter 2014 earnings announcement will take place on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, after the close of the market. MarketWire

Survey Reveals Secret Language of Moms: "Don't Get Me Anything" and Other Fibs Moms Tell on Mother's Day
This Mother's Day, the odds are high that moms will gush over a gift from their kids. However, 100% of moms have told their children they liked/loved a gift when they DID NOT. That is just one of the findings from a survey conducted by Edible Arrangements designed to decode the "secret language" of moms. MarketWire

MIG Real Estate Acquires 510-Unit Quadrangles Village in Tempe, Ariz.
MIG Real Estate, a Newport Beach, Calif.-based real estate investment company, has completed the acquisition of Quadrangles Village, a 510-unit apartment home community adjacent to Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe, Ariz. MarketWire

Shaker to Share Thought Leadership at SIOP's 29th Annual Conference
Shaker Consulting Group, the market leader in custom simulations for pre-employment testing, today announced its thought leadership sessions and participation at the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology's 29th Annual Conference, SIOP 2014 MarketWire

PRSA New York Delivers Big Applicious News to 2014 Big Apple Awards Finalists
Following a record-setting number of entries, The New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA-NY) today announced the finalists for the 2014 Big Apple Awards. As the toughest peer-judged awards in the industry, the Big Apple Awards recognize excellence in public relations in the tri-state area MarketWire

RAID Inc. Shipping 6TB NL SAS Drives in the 4U 60-Bay Ability EBOD
RAID Incorporated (RAID Inc.) is now shipping 6TB 7200 rpm NL SAS Drives in their 4U 60-bay Ability EBOD. The 4U 60-Bay Ultra-Dense 6 Gb/s SAS/SATA Ability EBOD, short for enterprise-class JBOD, can hold up to 360TB of data in a 4U form factor. MarketWire

Prostate Cancer Risk Increases With Vitamin E and Selenium Supplements
The Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) began 13 years ago under the hypothesis that selenium and vitamin E supplements could aid in reducing prostate cancer risk. Contrary to anticipated results, the long-term study demonstrated that high doses of each supplement, whether taken alone or together, actually increased a man's risk of developing prostate cancer. MarketWire

ZELTIQ Announces Conference Call and Webcast of First Quarter 2014 Financial Results to Be Held on April 29, 2014
ZELTIQ® (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology platform, announced today that it plans to release its first quarter 2014 financial results on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 after the market close. MarketWire

STATS ChipPAC Schedules First Quarter 2014 Results Conference Call
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST: STATSChP) (SGX: S24), a leading provider of advanced semiconductor packaging and test services, announced today that it will hold a conference call with analysts and investors on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 at 8:00 a.m MarketWire

Theravance to Report First Quarter 2014 Financial Results on May 6, 2014
Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) announced today that it will release financial results for the period ended March 31, 2014 after market close on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. MarketWire

Liquid Light Wins Grand Challenge Grant for Innovative Carbon Uses From Climate Change and Emission Management Corporation
Liquid Light announced it has received a CAD$500,000 seed grant in the first round of Alberta's Grand Challenge, organized by the Climate Change and Emission Management Corporation (CCEMC) MarketWire

Webcast Alert: Kansas City Southern First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Call
Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) announces the following Webcast: MarketWire

EPAM Systems, Inc. Announces Date for First-Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Newtown, PA - April 15, 2014 - EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM), a leading provider of complex software engineering solutions and a leader in Central and Eastern European IT service delivery, today announced plans to release its first-quarter 2014 results after the market closes on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 GlobeNewswire

XPO Logistics Schedules First Quarter 2014 Conference Call for Friday, May 2, 2014
GREENWICH, Conn. - April 15, 2014 - XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) will hold its first quarter conference call and webcast on Friday, May 2, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The company's results will be released after market close on May 1 and made available on www.xpologistics.com. GlobeNewswire

Real Simple Launches Inaugural Clothing Line With Online Retailer Cuyana
Real Simple, the leading women's lifestyle brand, and Cuyana, an innovative online fashion brand, have partnered to create a line of apparel and accessories called Cuyana for Real Simple. This marks the first time a major lifestyle publisher and content provider is partnering with a direct-to-consumer brand to create a co-branded fashion collection MarketWire

Skin Care for Athletes: Stay in the Game With Preventative Tips From Dermatologists
Although many athletes understand the importance of keeping their muscles and bones healthy, it's also important for them to take care of their skin. Sports equipment, especially protective helmets and pads, creates a warm, moist and dark environment for the germs that can cause skin infections to grow. MarketWire

More Than Half of Organizations Filter Out Negative Facts Before Communicating Security Risk to C-Level Executives
FireMon, the leading provider of proactive security intelligence solutions, today announced the results of a new study by the Ponemon Institute that exposes a severe gap in security visibility and perception between C-level executives and IT security staff -- due in part to an organizational inability and lack of real-time intelligence to adapt to, and understand the impact of, change MarketWire

MassMutual San Francisco Financial Professional Awarded National MassMutual Honor for the Second Time
The MassMutual San Francisco Agency, a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), today announced that Tony Delumen, 36, a ten-year financial professional, has qualified for the prestigious MassMutual Chairman's Club for 2014, an honor bestowed to only the top 10 financial professionals annually, from among more than 5000 in 84 offices around the US MarketWire

Grammy(R) Award Winner Ray LaMontagne to Perform Three Intimate Concerts Exclusively for Citi(R) Cardmembers
Citi will present three exclusive concerts from Grammy® Award winning recording artist Ray LaMontagne in celebration of the release of his fifth studio album Supernova due out April 29, 2014 on RCA Records. The shows will take place in New York on May 1 at Town Hall, in Los Angeles on May 6 at Cathedral Sanctuary, and in Chicago on May 8 at Park West MarketWire

Sika AG: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING APPROVES BOARD OF DIRECTORS' PROPOSALS
Sika AG /Sika AG: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING APPROVES BOARD OF DIRECTORS' PROPOSALS. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

New Painkiller Offers Potential for Abuse and Addiction
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) -  Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, the nation's leading center for women and adolescent girls struggling with addiction, eating disorders, trauma and co-occurring disorders, warns the new narcotic painkiller Zohydro poses a great potential for abuse and addiction. MarketWire

Kevin McDonald Joins Nextech Systems' Leadership Team as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Nextech, a leading provider of fully integrated electronic medical records (EMR), practice management, revenue management, patient engagement and mobility solutions for specialty physician practices, today announced the appointment of Kevin McDonald as the company's new senior vice president of sales and marketing MarketWire

Kinetic Social Raises $18 Million Series B Financing
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Kinetic Social (http://www.kineticsocial.com), a leading social data and ad announced today that it has raised $18 million in a Series B round of financing led by Blue Chip Venture Company. This round follows on the heels of the company's Series A raised in early 2013 MarketWire

Eli Bakofsky Joins Binary Tree as CFO
KENDALL PARK, NJ--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Binary Tree is pleased to announce the addition of Eli Bakofsky to its senior management team. Eli joins Binary Tree as its CFO, responsible for the company's finance, acquisition, legal, risk management, human resources, and administrative functions. MarketWire

MISO Clears Second Annual Capacity Auction
CARMEL, IN--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - MISO successfully completed its second annual Planning Resource Auction under its enhanced Resource Adequacy construct this week. The auction covered the 2014-15 Planning-Year clearing 136,912 MW of Planning Resources from nine Local Resource Zones to meet MISO's system-wide and zonal Planning Reserve Margin Requirements (PRMR). MarketWire

Wild Turkey(R) Wows Whiskey-Drinking Public With New, State-of-the-Art Visitor Center; Answers Demand of Visitors Flooding Kentucky Bourbon Trail(R)
LAWRENCEBURG, KY--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Perched high on a hill 275 feet above the Kentucky River sits a shining beacon for the iconic Wild Turkey Distillery® -- a new, 9,140-square-foot, state-of-the-art Visitor Center MarketWire

OpenSky Names Former Metlife CISO as New Vice President and Chief Security Officer
TOLLAND, CT--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - OpenSky Corporation and TÜV Rheinland have named Jesus "Laz" Montano as Vice President and Chief Security Officer to continue to evolve its IT Security consulting services for major enterprises. OpenSky Corporation is an IT consulting firm focused on Transformational IT Infrastructure, Security and Compliance MarketWire

Integra Awarded Federal Government Local Integrated Services Acquisition Contract for GSA Region 8
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Integra™, a provider of fiber-based, carrier-grade networking, communications and technology solutions, has been awarded a Local Integrated Services Acquisition (LISA) contract by the General Services Administration (GSA) of the U.S. federal government MarketWire

SEI Survey: Changes to Tax Laws Impact Portfolio Recommendations of Financial Advisors
Recent changes to the tax laws have financial advisors looking to revise their recommendations for portfolio implementation to better manage the impact of taxes, according to a survey released today by SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) MarketWire

Discount Coupons Corp Acquires All Deals Local of Setauket, NY
In connection with Discount Coupons Corp's (the "Company") (OTCQB: DCOU) (OTCBB: DCOU) plan to consolidate the daily deal industry, on March 31, 2014 the Company acquired All Deals Local, Inc. ("All Deals Local"), a Daily Deal site focusing on merchants and clients in the Three Village/Port Jefferson area of Long Island, New York MarketWire

Universal Bioenergy's NDR Energy Completes $2.7 Million Monthly Gas Transaction to One of the Largest Utilities in the US
Universal Bioenergy Inc., (OTCQB: UBRG), a publicly traded independent diversified energy company that markets and distributes natural gas, propane, petroleum and coal, announced that its subsidiary, NDR Energy Group, has just completed one of the earliest monthly natural gas transactions in company history. MarketWire

Famous Game Show Family Feud Utilizes Hollywood Production Center; Facility to Host Red Cross Blood Drive
Hollywood Production Center, a Los Angeles-based post production space facility serving high-end clientele with world-class amenities and outstanding customer service, continues to grow relationships with a multitude of entertainment companies. One long-standing tenant has been America's favorite game show, Family Feud, which the facility's staff has been proud to work with over the years MarketWire

Audi Exclusive RS 7 Dynamic Edition to Debut at New York International Auto Show
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L.A. Startup Night & Mixer to Facilitate Growth of Chinese Entrepreneur Community Held at TENTEN Wilshire
TENTEN Wilshire, a downtown Los Angeles apartments complex that has been steadily changing the face of the Hollywood luxury living circuit, played host to the L.A. Startup Night & Mixer on April 4. The movers and shakers behind the event -- designed to facilitate the growth of the L.A. Chinese startup community -- consisted of Zhejiang Jiangong Real Estate Development Group (JREG), U.S MarketWire

InGear Hires Pro Audio Veteran Peggy Blaze as Account Director
InGear, a provider of media relations and content creation services for the professional audio/video, custom installation, and consumer electronics markets, today announced that Peggy Blaze, a veteran of the professional audio and broadcasting industries, has joined the agency as account director MarketWire

Gold Eagle Co. Earns Coveted Honda Supplier Performance Award
Gold Eagle® Co. ("Gold Eagle") announced today that for the seventh consecutive year, it has been named a recipient of the Honda Supplier Performance Award for its outstanding service delivered to American Honda Service Parts MarketWire

Birdy to Light Up America With "FIRE WITHIN"; US Edition of Internationally Acclaimed Album Includes Worldwide Hit Singles, "Skinny Love" and "People Help The People"; "FIRE WITHIN" Arrives on June 3rd
Atlantic recording artist Birdy has announced details of her much-anticipated full-length US debut album. "FIRE WITHIN" -- which includes the hit single, "Skinny Love" -- arrives on June 3rd. MarketWire

ServiceMax Announces ServiceMax Linx for ServicePower
ServiceMax, the leading field service management solution for a new era of business, today announced ServiceMax Linx for ServicePower as part of its Spring '14 product release. ServiceMax adds best-in-class workforce optimization capabilities to its end-to-end field service product through the integration with ServicePower -- the world's most powerful scheduling optimization engine MarketWire

HealtheConnections Leverages Birst Platform to Turn Healthcare Data Into Actionable Intelligence
Birst Inc., the leader in Cloud BI, today announced that HealtheConnections, a regional health information organization (RHIO) serving central New York, has selected Birst's Business Intelligence (BI) platform to quickly analyze and report on its growing database of patient health records for improved patient care MarketWire

CloudPhysics Named One of 10 Big Data Startups to Watch
CloudPhysics, who provides intelligent operations management for virtualized workloads, today announced that it was named one of 10 Big Data startups to watch by Network World along with Altiscale, Ayasdi, BloomReach, Couchbase, Feedzai, MemSQL, PlaceIQ, Pursway, Sumo Logic: http://www.networkworld.com/news/2014/041414-big-data-startups-280585.html. MarketWire

Sonnenblick-Eichner Company Arranges $13,500,000 of First Mortgage Financing for Hotel Mazarin, New Orleans, Louisiana
Sonnenblick-Eichner Company announced today that it has arranged $13,500,000 of first mortgage financing for Hotel Mazarin, located in the heart of the world famous French Quarter District of New Orleans, Louisiana. Funded by a money center commercial bank, the non-recourse 10-year loan has a fixed interest rate of less than 5%. MarketWire

ProPlus Design Solutions to Exhibit at Upcoming TSMC 2014 Technology Symposia in North America, China and Taiwan
ProPlus Design Solutions, Inc. will demonstrate its entire line of FinFET-ready Design for Yield (DFY) products for nano-scale modeling and giga-scale simulations at a series of TSMC 2014 Technology Symposium events in April and May. MarketWire

Conversion ratio final stock dividend Nutreco 1 share for 46
Nutreco announces that the conversion ratio of the final stock dividend has been determined. This will amount to 1 new ordinary share for every 46 existing ordinary shares. Based on the average weighted price of 11, 14 and 15 April 2014 of € 32.2491, 1/46th share represents a value of € 0.7011, which is approximately equal to the gross dividend in cash of € 0 GlobeNewswire

X Train Holdings (OTCQB: XTRN) Inks Securities Purchase Agreement With Ascendiant Capital Partners for up to $10 Million
X Train Holdings (OTCQB: XTRN), a consolidator of independently owned passenger rail operators and operator of rail entertainment facilities, announced today that the Company has executed a Securities Purchase Agreement with Ascendiant Capital Partners ("Ascendiant") to provide up to $10 million in capital. MarketWire

Annual General Meeting of GAM Holding AG
GAM Holding AG /Annual General Meeting of GAM Holding AG. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Sterling Frisco Student Apartments Near University of Arkansas Awarded LEED Gold Certification
Sterling University Housing, the student housing affiliate of The Dinerstein Companies, is pleased to announce receiving LEED® for Homes Gold certification for its Sterling Frisco apartments near the University of Arkansas. The recent certification makes the off-campus student housing community the newest and largest LEED certified apartments in Fayetteville. MarketWire

Eyes on the Go Enters Williamsburg, Brooklyn With Leading Music Venues -- Traffic Jumps to 7M Visitors in March
Eyes on the Go, Inc. (OTCQB: AXCG) ("Eyes"), a virtual broadcasting company providing live and recorded streaming video content from top New York City nightlife venues, has entered the emerging music capital of the world with two leading venues in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn MarketWire

WIN Home Inspection Franchise Taps Blair Dufresne for New Role as Marketing Manager
Blair Dufresne has been named Marketing Manager of the WIN Home Inspection franchise. MarketWire

TheDirectory.com Files First Quarter 10Q; Company Upgraded to OTCQB, Q1 Stockholders Equity Surges $718,998; Net Income Rises to $212,748
TheDirectory.com, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SEEK), an emerging leader in the Vertical and Local search space, announced that after yesterday's market close the Company filed its first quarter operation results on SEC form 10Q. The Company expects its stock being upgraded to the OTCQB. MarketWire

USDM Life Sciences Hires Leader in Serialization and Enterprise Systems, Grant Hodgkins as Vice President of Commercial Practice
USDM Life Sciences, a leading global regulatory consulting firm in the life sciences industry, hires Grant Hodgkins as Vice President of the Commercial Practice. MarketWire

Cision Launches New US Website
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Cision has announced the launch of its new U.S. website, dedicated to providing communicators with free, valuable resources to navigate the changing media landscape and designed to be as agile as the PR and marketing pros the site serves. The optimized and mobile-friendly site lives at cision MarketWire

Novagant, Inc. Announces Move to Denver, Colorado
DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Novagant, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NVGT) is pleased to announce the Company has relocated its main office to Denver, Colorado. MarketWire

Metrology Software Brings New Technology to Inspection Machine Upgrades
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Now available, the latest release of HEIDENHAIN's PC-based IK 5000 QUADRA-CHEK metrology software (version 3.0.3) provides advanced functionality for both new and used quality control inspection equipment MarketWire

New Survey Finds Increased Use of M2M Data Could Improve Federal Agencies' Effectiveness
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Collecting information on physical assets is essential to mission execution in federal agencies, but its potential is not being fully realized, according to a new study from Government Business Council (GBC) and AT&T Government Solutions, a division of AT&T Inc MarketWire

Zephyr Ventilation Launches Energy Star(R) Kitchen Range Hoods
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Zephyr, the leader in ventilation hood design, innovation and technology, today announced the launch of ENERGY STAR® kitchen range hoods that use less energy, save consumers money and help the environment. The Siena Wall, Vortex One-Piece Liner and Twister Power Pack will be available in May 2014 with ENERGY STAR certified models. MarketWire

States Implement New Code Requiring Protection Against Arcing Electrical Faults to Help Reduce Likelihood of Home Electrical Fires
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Deirdre Drake Joins U.S. Cellular Executive Team as Chief Human Resources Officer
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE: USM) announced that Deirdre Drake has joined the company as Senior Vice President - Chief Human Resources Officer, effective today. Drake will lead the human resources organization and champion the company culture to drive growth. MarketWire

Happy 50th Anniversary Wawa
Fifty years ago, Wawa, Inc. opened its very first store at 1212 MacDade Boulevard in Folsom, PA. In honor of this milestone, Wawa is kicking-off its 50th anniversary in retail with two in-store celebrations. The first takes place at Wawa's very first store in Folsom, PA MarketWire

Action Industries to Attend 2014 IDA Expo
Action Industries, a nationwide, full-service supplier and manufacturer of parts and accessories for the garage door industry, will be attending the 2014 International Door Association (IDA) Expo on April 23-26 in Las Vegas. Action Industries will be in booth #734. MarketWire

Orlando World Center Marriott Offers Unbeatable Deal
Home to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and more theme parks, Orlando, Florida, is an ideal destination for families. Take a family vacation in Orlando Florida this year and stay at the Orlando World Center Marriott. MarketWire

OSF Global Services Launches Magento Enterprise Webstore for Openyard.com
IT professional services provider OSF Global Services announced today the successful delivery and launch of a new digital webstore for Openyard.com. Based on the powerful Magento Enterprise Edition ecommerce platform, the solution enables Openyard to leverage their technology investment to drive online revenue and engage with customers across multiple channels. MarketWire

King & Spalding Launches European Restructuring Practice With the Addition of Partner Werner Meier in Frankfurt
Getting the launch of its European restructuring practice off to a speedy start, King & Spalding has recruited Werner Meier as a partner in its Frankfurt, Germany office. Dr. Meier joins King & Spalding from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in Frankfurt, where he was a finance and restructuring partner. MarketWire

David Hoye to Join SK3 Group (OTC Pink: SKTO) Board of Directors
David Hoye has been appointed to the Board of Directors of SK3 Group, Inc. (OTC Pink: SKTO) (PINKSHEETS: SKTO). Hoye is co-founder of Berkeley Bio-Organic Research Laboratories, which was acquired in April of last year. MarketWire

Pixels.com Gives Photographers Control to Set Their Own Prices for Digital Image Licenses
Calling all photographers! Pixels.com has launched a new image licensing marketplace, and you're in control. MarketWire

Neo4j Events Take Silicon Valley by Storm
Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world's leading graph database, today announced a series of Neo4j events, hosted by partners such as Google, Silicon Valley Java User Group, Hightail and Medium. Held from April 16 - May 7, these events include meetups, workshops and a knowledge café MarketWire

FORTRUST Announces Contract With MyCallCloud
FORTRUST, the Rocky Mountain Region's most progressive data center and colocation services provider, today announced it has signed a contract with MyCallCloud, a full-service software company that specializes in cloud-based solutions for contact centers worldwide. MarketWire

Media Alert: Sidense Exhibiting at TSMC 2014 North American Technology Symposiums
WhatSidense will be exhibiting at the North American TMSC Technology Symposiums and discussing its low-cost, secure and reliable 1T-OTP non-volatile memory (NVM) IP, available from 180nm to 20nm including HV and BCD process nodes MarketWire

Meet Disruptive Innovators on BrightTALK With New Business Strategies
BrightTALK, the rapidly growing marketing platform powering webinars and videos for business professionals, announced today the launch of a new thought leadership interview series hosted by Christine Crandell that will share the best practices and success strategies of market leaders. MarketWire

Lulu.com Introduces a New Print on Demand Platform That Gives Independent Authors Unmatched Flexibility and Control
RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Lulu.com, the pioneer in independent publishing, today announced a new print on demand platform to streamline the self-publishing process and create new opportunities for authors to increase their earning potential MarketWire

EPA Recognizes the East Ohio Gas Company d/b/a Dominion East Ohio With 2014 ENERGY STAR(R) Award for Excellence in Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the second year in a row, has named Dominion East Ohio an ENERGY STAR Award winner for Excellence in Energy Efficiency Program Delivery for its outstanding contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by delivering energy efficiency information and services to its customers MarketWire

Seeyond Installs Three Cellular Resin Wall Facings in Casino
MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Seeyond® Architectural Solutions recently installed three cellular resin wall facings in a new casino space located in Coquitlam, BC, Canada. One of the facings features remote-controlled programmable LED lights inside each module, delivering a full spectrum of RGB colored light MarketWire

Shamrock Foods Chooses XRS for Mobile Fleet Optimization
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Sunvault Energy Signs an Agreement to Acquire Werkman Transport Business Assets
SUNVAULT ENERGY INC. (OTCQB: SVLT) ("Sunvault") ("the Company") is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the assets of Werkman Transport. SunVault sees this acquisition as an immediate value add operation to CleanGen of Alberta. The agreement is subject to standard closing documents and due diligence. MarketWire

More Than Half of IT Professionals Make Undocumented Changes to IT Systems Netwrix Survey Finds
Netwrix Corporation, the #1 provider of change and configuration auditing software, today released results of a new survey which finds that a surprising majority (57%) of IT professionals have made undocumented changes to their IT systems that no one else knows about; while as many as 40% of organizations don't have formal IT change management controls in place MarketWire

World Moto: Review of Bangkok International Motor Show
World Moto, Inc. (OTCBB: FARE) (OTCQB: FARE) (BERLIN: WM7) (BERLIN: A1J8SY) ("World Moto" or the "Company") is pleased to provide a review of the Bangkok International Motor Show. Changing the way the world goes around, World Moto is a global authority on the $500 billion dollar a year motorcycle taxi industry and inventor of the Moto-Meter™, Wheelies™, and Yes™. MarketWire

South West Ticketing Solutions Limited Launches AudienceView's AV Pro to Power Venue and Agency Services
After an extensive review of available solutions, South West Ticketing Solutions Limited has selected and launched AV Pro by AudienceView to manage ticketing, e-commerce and customer relationship management (CRM) for the Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth, Devon, England MarketWire

Lattice Retains Leading Consulting Firm to Accelerate International Expansion
Lattice Incorporated (OTCQB: LTTC) ("Lattice" or the "Company"), a cloud-solutions provider of inmate management network systems for correction facilities, has retained Communications Media Advisors ("CMA"), a boutique consulting firm focused on the telecommunications, media, and high tech industries, to assist in the development of a comprehensive international expansion strategy. MarketWire

3D Pioneer Corporation Expands, Adding a Chief Marketing Officer and Strengthening the Development Team
3D Pioneer Systems, Inc. ("3D Pioneer" or "the Company") (OTCQB: DPSM) (OTCBB: DPSM) today announced the hiring of two additional developers for the Company's Appaloza website and the hiring of a Chief Marketing Officer to strengthen our gaming division. MarketWire

Lithium Exploration Group Decreases Conversion Discount in New Financing
Lithium Exploration Group (OTCQB: LEXG) is pleased to announce the closing of a financing of $500,000. This financing consisted of an issuance by the company of a $550,000 original discounted convertible debenture and warrants MarketWire

5K Race for Kidkind and Family Festival Hosted by Wear the Cape Brings New Jersey Together to Promote Kindness and Good Character
Wear the Cape, a brand that gives back and aims to restore the power of kindness and good character with cool, inspirational products and its non-profit the kidkind foundation, today announced that it will be hosting a 5K race for kidkind, Kids' 100-Yard Dash and Family Festival on May 3, 2014 at the Warren Township Municipal Complex Pavilion MarketWire

Cannabis Therapy Corp. Appoints Science Pioneer Dr. Cohava Gelber to Board
Cannabis Therapy Corp. (OTCQB: CTCO) (the "Company") a development stage enterprise focused on the business of manufacturing and marketing pharmaceutical level products containing phytocannabinoids, an abundant and pharmaceutically active component of cannabis, for the treatment of various conditions and diseases, is very pleased to confirm the expert services of Dr MarketWire

GroGenesis Provides Positive Report From Asian Rice Farm Trials and Recent Business Development Trip
GroGenesis, Inc., (OTCBB: GROG) ("GroGenesis" or the "Company"), rights holders and manufacturers of AgraBurst, an innovative liquid plant growth enhancement product, is very pleased to provide an update regarding recent activities in Asia. MarketWire

Spindle Appoints Christopher J. Meinerz Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
Spindle, Inc., (OTCQB: SPDL), a leading provider of mobile commerce solutions, announced it has appointed Christopher J. Meinerz as chief financial officer and chief compliance officer. Mr. Meinerz brings more than 25 years of experience in the areas of corporate finance, treasury management and accounting to Spindle. His appointment is effective immediately. MarketWire

Protecode's Proactive Open Source Scanning Solutions Help Organizations Mitigate Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
Protecode, a leading provider of open source management solutions, today confirmed that users of its open source scanning products have been able to detect, flag and quickly respond to risks posed by security vulnerabilities against Heartbleed and certain versions of OpenSSL packages. MarketWire

Highpower International Becomes Supplier to SONY and Begins Shipping Products
Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of lithium and nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) rechargeable batteries, and a battery management solution and recycling provider, today announced that the Company's subsidiary, Huizhou Highpower, has officially become a supplier to SONY and has begun receiving orders and shipping products MarketWire

Fortinet Leads Industry in Zero-Day Discoveries
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that FortiGuard™ Labs, the global threat research arm of Fortinet, discovered 18 critical zero-day vulnerabilities in 2013 -- more than any other network security vendor in the industry. This adds to the 140+ zero-day vulnerabilities identified since 2006 MarketWire

American Investors Optimistic About US Equity Market in 2014, Remain Risk Averse
While American investors maintain an optimistic outlook for the US equity market in 2014, they continue to be risk averse, according to Franklin Templeton's annual Global Investor Sentiment Survey. MarketWire

Digital Caddies Launches Integrated Platform
Digital Caddies Inc., (OTC Pink: CADY) (PINKSHEETS: CADY) a leader in on-course delivery of technology services and content to golfers, is pleased to announce they have launched a major upgrade to their tablet-based network that incorporates new technologies and a new user interface, which will maximize engagement with the platform benefiting both advertisers and golfers. MarketWire

Bauer Performance Sports Completes Acquisition of Easton Baseball/Softball
Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. (TSX: BAU) ("BPS" or the "Company"), a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance sports equipment and apparel, has completed the acquisition of the Easton Baseball/Softball business from Easton-Bell Sports. MarketWire

Highwoods Properties Signs 91,000 Square Foot Lease
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) has signed a 91,000 square foot long-term lease at Highwoods Plaza II in Nashville with a current customer. This represents a net expansion of this customer by 32,000 square feet and secures an additional ten years of lease term. MarketWire

Table8 Unlocks Spontaneous Access to the Hottest Restaurants in Town, During Primetime, on the Best Nights
Table8, the reservation platform that offers patrons access to the most popular restaurants, on the best nights, enabling spontaneity, announced today that is now available in San Francisco. MarketWire

Walter Energy to Idle Canadian Operations
Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT) will begin idling its Canadian operations, including the Wolverine and Brazion coal mines in British Columbia, in April 2014. MarketWire

CorvisaCloud Delivers New Level of Contact Center Flexibility With Voice and SMS Platform
Cloud-based contact center software provider, CorvisaCloud, LLC., today announced the release of its hosted voice and SMS platform. By expanding its offering from a product suite, to a product-plus-platform solution, CorvisaCloud gives businesses and developers the freedom and flexibility to build custom applications that address their exact communication needs. MarketWire

Netlist Patent With LRDIMM Claims Confirmed in Reexamination
Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), a leading provider of high performance memory solutions for the cloud computing and storage markets, announced today that the Examiner in the consolidated reexamination of U.S. Pat. No. 7,619,912 ("'912 Patent") issued an Action Closing Prosecution ("ACP"), confirming the patentability of 92 claims related to LRDIMM MarketWire

Children's Hospital Central California Implements BridgeHead HDM for Rapid Recovery of MEDITECH Data
BridgeHead Software, a leader in healthcare data management, today announced that Children's Hospital Central California has selected the BridgeHead Health Data Management (HDM) platform. Fully integrated with Children's NetApp storage environment, the combined BridgeHead backup and archiving solution enables the hospital to quickly recover MEDITECH data. MarketWire

W Technologies, Inc. Enters Into Letter of Intent to Acquire an Interest in Total Growing Solutions, Inc.
W Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTCG) (www.wtechnologies.biz) announced today that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire an interest in Total Growing Solutions, Inc., a Nevada corporation ("TGS, Inc.") MarketWire

Andrea Austin and Loree Farrar Join InsideView to Enhance and Grow Company
InsideView, Inc. today announced the addition of Andrea Austin as VP, Enterprise and Mid-Market Accounts, and Loree Farrar as VP, Human Resources. Austin's experience in developing strong relationships with enterprise accounts and Farrar's experience with HR strategy and corporate culture will be a powerful force for developing the company through new rapid employee and sales growth. MarketWire

NexGen Annual Update to Shareholders
NexGen Holdings Corp. (PINKSHEETS: XGEN) today released information about its results over the past year and its future plans. MarketWire

Angela Cinefro Joins Clarity Solution Group as Chief Human Resources Officer
Clarity Solution Group announced today it has hired executive leader Angela Cinefro as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). As CHRO, Cinefro will be responsible for definition and oversight of the talent management practices that attract, retain, develop, and engage Clarity's team MarketWire

Elemica Reveals Its North American Supply Chain Conference Agenda
Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, announces an updated agenda for its upcoming "reveal 2014" North American Supply Chain conference to be held May 6-7, 2014 in Philadelphia MarketWire

Food Manufacturer and Processor Customers Expand Use of PURE's SDC-Based Hard Surface Disinfectant
PURE Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: PURE), creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, today provided an update on the progress of the commercial adoption of the Company's SDC-based PURE® Hard Surface disinfectant and sanitizer by food manufacturers and processors MarketWire

Findly to Spotlight On-Demand Talent Technologies at Spring ERE Conference & Expo
WHO: Findly, the on-demand talent market leader and a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company WHAT: Will serve as a platinum sponsor of the 14th Annual Spring ERE Recruiting Conference & Expo and exhibit its innovative talent acquisition products and solutions during the event MarketWire

Foxit(R) Launches PDF Software Development Kit 4.0
Foxit® Corporation, a leading provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents, today announced the release of the Foxit PDF Software Development Kit (SDK) 4.0 MarketWire

World's Leading Cloud and Content Providers Team With BTI Systems Global Services Group
BTI Systems, an award-winning provider of cloud and metro networking software and systems to content and service providers around the world, today announced significant expansions to its service and support capabilities and partner ecosystem. MarketWire

Liquipel Now Available on the Samsung Solutions Exchange(TM)
Liquipel (http://www.liquipel.com/) is now available on the Samsung Solutions Exchange™, enabling Samsung Mobile tablets and smartphones to be treated against the dangers of water damage, and without the need for bulky "lifeproof" cases MarketWire

Internet of Things, Identity Theft, and Virus Fears Driving New Demands for Tech Support Services
Parks Associates announced research today showing over 50% of U.S. smartphone and tablet owners are interested in tech support services that provide protection against loss, theft, or virus/infection, despite less than 10% experiencing such problems MarketWire

Roosters Men's Grooming Center Offers Traditional Barbershop Experience in Downtown Cincinnati
The newly opened Roosters Men's Grooming Center (MGC) in downtown Cincinnati recently hosted the store's grand opening celebration. Centrally located in the Third Street lobby of the Great American Tower at Queen City Square, Roosters MGC gives busy professionals the opportunity to schedule appointments for a variety of barber services as early as 7 a.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m MarketWire

Internet Patriarch Launches Brand Makeover for Tomorrow's Digital Consumer
Weather Underground, the world's first online weather service, has launched a new logo and a full visual brand redesign across its website and numerous mobile applications. MarketWire

Trex Company Focuses on Film for Earth Day, Every Day
For Trex (NYSE: TREX), the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing products, being "green" is easy. The company, which invented the composite decking category, was literally built on the use of sustainable materials MarketWire

Stafford Square Bore Mounting Collar Designed for Square Shafts and Tubing
Stafford Manufacturing Corp. has introduced a new line of machined square bore two-piece shaft collars that mount onto square shafts and tubing for attaching a wide range of items. MarketWire

Applied Plastics Co., Inc. Celebrates 60th Anniversary in Business
Applied Plastics Co., Inc., one of the original licensed applicators of DuPont Teflon® finishes in the country is celebrating their 60th anniversary MarketWire

Laser Engraving Optics Keep Plaques and Trophies Looking Sharp
Laser Research Optics offers a full line of OEM quality replacement CO2 laser optics for plaque and trophy engravers that are shipped overnight and suitable field replacements. MarketWire

QuitKick USA Stall Kick Prevention Kit Keeps Horses Healthy Using Behavior Modification
QuitKick USA has introduced a new, battery-operated kit that humanely stops horses from stall kicking to prevent injury, reduce farrier and veterinarian visits, and bring quiet back to the barn. It is easy to install and can be transported for use at shows. MarketWire

SETDA Now Accepting Applications From Educational Technology Startups for Emerging Private Sector Partners Program
The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), the principal non-profit membership association representing U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders, announced today that it will begin accepting applications for the second cohort of startups seeking to join SETDA's Emerging Private Sector Partnership Program (EPSP) MarketWire

Notable Solutions Hosts eNgage 2014 Conference, Focusing on the Future of Business Process Automation
Notable Solutions, a leading provider of secure information collection and output management solutions, is bringing together industry experts, partners, vendors and customers at eNgage 2014, an industry-wide conference that will focus on the key business trends that are shaping the future of business process automation MarketWire

View Systems Closes Third Sales Representation Deal in Three Weeks
View Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: VSYM), a Baltimore manufacturer and provider of integrated ferrous and non-ferrous weapons detection systems, today announced the signing of a sales representation agreement with Professional Sales Representatives LLC (PSR) of Durango, Colorado [www.prosalesreps.com] MarketWire

Rapid Micro Biosystems Secures Additional Financing
Rapid Micro Biosystems, a leading provider of automated, non-destructive, rapid microbial detection for quality control testing of pharmaceutical and personal care products, today announced that it closed on additional funding from its existing investors on April 1, 2014 MarketWire

SPG Solar SunSeeker(R) Delivered for Utility Solar Project in Arizona
SPG Solar, a leading provider of single-axis solar tracker solutions, has successfully completed the on-time delivery of the SunSeeker tracker to a 50+ MW DC system in Gila Bend, Arizona. Constructed by engineering, procurement and construction company Black & Veatch, it will be one of Arizona's largest solar power installations. MarketWire

Roy Hill Selects Aconex for Iron Ore Mining Project
Aconex, provider of the world's most widely used construction project management software, has been selected by Roy Hill Holdings Pty Ltd to support the construction and operation of Roy Hill, one of Australia's largest integrated iron ore mining, rail and port projects MarketWire

INTERalliance of Greater Cincinnati Names New Executive Director
Catherine Allshouse, currently CIO of KnowledgeWorks, has been named Executive Director of the INTERalliance of Greater Cincinnati effective May 1, 2014. The Board of Directors confirmed Ms. Allshouse at the April 4, 2014 Board meeting. Allshouse replaces Interim Executive Director Jim Scott who will continue on as Board Chair for the INTERalliance. While making the announcement, Mr MarketWire

Drug Developers Are Using New Models and Methods to Boost Clinical Success Rates, According to Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development
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Vicor Pushes Power Density Boundaries and Introduces Digital Communication Capability With New ChiP Bus Converter Modules
Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced the newest entries in its portfolio of isolated bus converter modules (BCMs®) based on the company's award-winning Converter housed in Package (ChiP) power component platform. Supplying up to 1 MarketWire

HASCO Medical, Inc. Engages Swearingen Realty Group With Focus on Future Expansion
HASCO Medical, Inc. (OTCQB: HASC), www.HascoMed.com, a Company that conducts retail and commercial sales of handicap accessible vans, parts, service and rental operations in nineteen locations from Maine to Florida and sales of medical equipment and supplies in Florida announces they have engaged the services of Swearingen Realty Group as their partner for future real estate transactions. MarketWire

RealBiz Media Group Completes "Beta"
Nestbuilder.com, the online real estate video channel of RealBiz Media Group (OTCQB: RBIZ), released its "new look" consumer website after completing a 90 day "Beta." The redesigned site allows consumers a simpler viewing experience and more functional search and with enhanced speed, improved video display, maps, blogs, real estate news, and consumer share and save features MarketWire

Biomerica Announces Third Quarter Financial Results
Biomerica, Inc. (OTCBB: BMRA) today reported net sales of $1,492,719 for the three months ending February 28, 2014, compared to $1,416,698 for the same period in the previous year. Sales for the nine months ending February 28, 2014 were $3,441,299, compared to $5,002,418. MarketWire

AvWorks Aviation Corp., SPLI, Files 2013 Annual Report
AvWorks Aviation Corp. (OTCQB: SPLI) (the "Company") announced today that per SEC requirements, it had filed on form 10-K its annual report and audited financial statements for results in 2013 before merging with Vapor Group, Inc., ("Vapor Group"). MarketWire

Privileged World Travel Club, Inc. Files Form 8-K; Updates Shareholders on Status of Annual Report for Year Ended December 31, 2013
Privileged World Travel Club, Inc. (OTCQB: PVCL) filed Form 8-K today with the Securities and Exchange Commission reporting that due to its recently reported change in independent public accountants, its Form 10-K Annual Report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 will not be filed by April 15. MarketWire

iBrands Corporation Closes Acquisition of Hatchbrands Ventures
iBrands Corporation (OTC Pink: IBRC) (PINKSHEETS: IBRC), www.ibrandscorporation.com, a holding company targeting the merger and acquisition of niche Internet-based brands positioned for rapid growth through proven products, today announces the company has closed the purchase of Hatchbrands Ventures. MarketWire

GoldQuest: 3,285 KM ZTEM Airborne Survey Completed for Tireo Project, Dominican Republic, Surrounding the Gold/Copper Romero Project
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - GoldQuest Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE: GQC) (FRANKFURT: M1W) (BERLIN: M1W) ("GoldQuest" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has completed an airborne ZTEM geophysical survey covering its 100% owned Tireo Project, and has initiated its 2014 exploration program MarketWire

American Express and Thunderbird School of Global Management Team Up for 6th Annual American Express Leadership Academy, May 4-9
GLENDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Having increased the leadership skills of 150 managers from over 50 international nonprofit organizations in the Academy's five-year history, Thunderbird School of Global Management is once again teaming up with American Express to offer the 6th Annual American Express Leadership Academy, May 4-9, 2014, at the Thunderbird campus in Phoenix, AZ. MarketWire

Rubberific Debuts New Premium Landscape Edging
ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - International Mulch Company (IMC) announced today the debut of its latest product to join the Rubberific brand family, Rubberific Premium Landscape Edging. This flexible and durable edging is made from 100 percent recycled rubber and will add lasting beauty to any home, business or commercial application MarketWire

Penhall Expands Executive Team With New Regional VP
ANAHEIM, CA--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Penhall is proud to welcome Sean Butler as the Company's Regional Vice President for the Pacific Northwest region. Butler will provide strategy and leadership to Penhall's Seattle, Portland and Salt Lake City service divisions. MarketWire

Micronet's New Next Generation Rugged Tablet Supports Telematics and Automotive Functionality
AZOR, ISRAEL--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Micronet Ltd., a subsidiary of NASDAQ-listed Micronet-Enertec Technologies Inc. (MICT) -- the industry's leading supplier of rugged in-cab mobile data terminals, announced today the introduction of the A317 Android™-based tablet for fleet management and mobile resource management (MRM) MarketWire

C-COM Reports Profit in First Quarter
C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE: CMI), a leading global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, announced today financial results for the first quarter ended February 28, 2014. MarketWire

Vicone Set to Launch New Manufacturing Site
Vicone High Performance Rubber announced today the addition of manufacturing capacity with the launch of their new rubber extrusion facility in Ville St-Laurent. This 7,400 square foot new manufacturing site represents Vicone's continued investment in capital equipment, R & D and human resources. MarketWire

Endeavour Silver Extends New High Grade Silver-Gold Mineralization in Villalpando-Asuncion Vein at El Cubo Mine Over 800 Metre Length
Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE: EXK)(TSX: EDR) announces that exploration drilling at the El Cubo mine in Guanajuato State, Mexico has extended the recently discovered high grade, silver-gold mineralized zone in the Asuncion area of the Villalpando vein system (V-Asuncion) to over 800 metres long, still open at depth and to the southeast for expansion. MarketWire

American Manganese Inc. Acquires Silica Deposit for Emerging Lithium Ion Battery Technology
Larry W. Reaugh, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Manganese Inc. ("American Manganese" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: AMY)(PINKSHEETS: AMYZF)(FRANKFURT: 2AM), is pleased to report that the Company has acquired by staking the Koot mineral claims: A high grade silica (SiO2) prospect MarketWire

Patriot Gold's Moss Mine Phase I-Pilot Plant Operations Achieve Higher Than Expected Gold Recovery Rates
Patriot Gold Corp. (OTCBB: PGOL) or ("Patriot Gold"), a developing gold and silver exploration and production company, today provided a more detailed update on Phase I - Pilot Plant operations of the Moss Gold-Silver project located in the historic and active Oatman Mining District near Bullhead City, Arizona. MarketWire

As Sweet as She Is -- Mother's Day Is May 11
Celebrate this Mother's Day with the freshest and healthiest gift -- an Edible Arrangements® fresh fruit bouquet. Your Mom is absolutely going to love this surprise. Hand-sculpted and arranged to resemble a bouquet of flowers, it will WOW you and your mother just the same MarketWire

IBEE Celebrates the Introduction of Dedicated Hosting with a Brand New Website
IBEE Hosting Solutions, part of XBT Holding, now offers dedicated hosting to its customers. The new service coincides with the launch of the company's new website ibeehosting.com. MarketWire

CEO Dr. Robin Smith of NeoStem to Discuss Agreement to Acquire California Stem Cell, Inc. Live Today on Clear Channel's "The Traders Network Show"
NeoStem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBS) ("NeoStem"), a leader in the emerging cellular therapy industry, announced today that Chairman and CEO, Dr. Robin Smith, will be interviewed live today by host Michael Yorba on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio's The Traders Network Show. In this exclusive 2-segement interview, Dr MarketWire

CEO Mark Healy of American Stock Transfer to Be Interviewed Live Today on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (AST), a leading provider of comprehensive stock transfer and employee plan services, announced today that Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mark C. Healy will be interviewed live today by host Michael Yorba on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio's The Traders Network Show. In this exclusive two-segment interview, Mr MarketWire

Warp 9 Launches B2B eCommerce Website for Prince Corp
Warp 9, Inc. (OTCQB: WNYN), the premier provider of eCommerce solutions for midsize online sellers, today announced that it launched a new business-to-business ("B2B") eCommerce website for Prince Corporation along with fully managed cloud hosting services for their complex wholesale platform. MarketWire

Hipcricket Launches "Mobile-First" Engagement Strategy for Industry Leading Central Garden & Pet
Hipcricket®, Inc. (OTCBB: HIPP) (OTCQB: HIPP), the leader in mobile engagement and analytics, has delivered a complete mobile experience for the birding customers of Central Garden & Pet Company, a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the lawn, garden and pet supplies markets MarketWire

Newforma Project Cloud Adds Mobile Field Management Capabilities
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Solar3D's SUNworks Division Off to a Strong Start in 2014
Solar3D, Inc. (OTCQB: SLTD), a leading solar power company and the developer of a proprietary high efficiency solar cell, today announced that its SUNworks division recently commissioned large solar systems projects totaling approximately 1-megawatt for Quaresma Dairy and M&B Alfalfa Farms, two prominent Northern California dairy farms. MarketWire

ePals(TM) Partners With Fingerprint to Provide Children's Digital Media Apps Worldwide
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN), an education media and social learning company, today announced an agreement with Fingerprint, a global mobile technology company, to develop a custom mobile learning network featuring ePal's award-winning children's magazines, digital content and community management platform MarketWire

Newforma Offers New Mobile Apps to Improve On-the-Go Project Information Management
Newforma, a project information management (PIM) software company integrating people, projects and processes to transform building and infrastructure project delivery, today announced three new mobile apps to improve project information management in the field MarketWire

Cyphort Appoints Irfan Salim to Its Board of Directors
Cyphort, an innovative provider of Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection Solutions, today announced that Irfan Salim has joined its Board of Directors as an Independent Director. Mr. Salim brings more than 20 years of experience growing, leading and advising world-class SaaS, Internet security and fraud prevention companies. MarketWire

Mitchell's Annual Conference Attracts Leaders From the Auto Physical Damage, Auto Casualty and Workers' Compensation Claims Markets
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) claims and Collision Repair industries, concluded its annual Property & Casualty Conference, which brought together hundreds of auto physical damage, auto casualty and workers' compensation insurance claims experts MarketWire

SouthSmoke.com Offers Free Mya Hookah and More With Special Springtime Promotions
SouthSmoke.com, a leading online destination for hookahs and hookah accessories and the premier web-based resource for the avid hookah enthusiast, is pleased to announce its "Spring Time is Hookah Time" promotions for hookah-related products, available now on their web site. The promotions feature the chance to receive free hookah products on a future purchase when spending over a certain amount MarketWire

Greene Concepts Signs Agreement With Growth Strategies to Support InkWay USA Launch, Expansion, and Distributor Training
Greene Concepts, Inc. (OTC Pink: LKEN) (PINKSHEETS: LKEN) announces it has signed a contract with the company Growth Strategies (dba LinkedInsite.com) to allow InkWay USA distributors the use of three Rocket Fuel Marketing Plus plans to increase InkWay USA training and sales MarketWire

Metropolitan Police Select EVIDENCE.com & AXON for Body-Worn Video Pilot
EVIDENCE.com, a business unit of TASER International, (NASDAQ: TASR) was selected for up to a 500 unit AXON body-worn video camera proof of concept pilot by the Mayor's Office of Policing and Crime (MOPAC) for the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) through its UK distributor Tactical Safety Responses (TSR). The tender included both AXONbody™ cameras and EVIDENCE MarketWire

Buildablock Corp. Secures www.BUD-X.com Domain for Its Upcoming Mobile App Aimed at Recreational Use Marijuana Market
Buildablock Corp. (OTC Pink: BABL) (PINKSHEETS: BABL), owner of an online shopping platform, www.buildablock.com, which revolutionizes conventional online shopping, announced today it has secured the premium domain www.BUD-X MarketWire

London Met Police Select EVIDENCE.com & AXON for Body-Worn Video Pilot
EVIDENCE.com, a business unit of TASER International, (NASDAQ: TASR) was selected for up to a 500 unit AXON body-worn video camera proof of concept pilot by the Mayor's Office of Policing and Crime (MOPAC) for the London Metropolitan Police Service (MPS). The tender included both AXONbody™ cameras and EVIDENCE MarketWire

TransAct Energy Set to Change the Waste Management World
Transact Energy Corp. (OTCQB: TEGY) has been quietly and determinedly moving forward; putting the technology and people together that will eliminate the world's need for landfills and polluting incineration. TransAct wants to realize a world where our garbage is completely useful and produces value. MarketWire

Marlin & Associates Advises Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Blackstone on Acquisition of Ipreo From KKR
Marlin & Associates, the boutique investment banking and strategic advisory firm, announced today that it advised private equity funds managed by Blackstone (NYSE: BX) and by the Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) Merchant Banking Division (together, the "Sponsors") on their acquisition of Ipreo Holdings LLC ("Ipreo") from affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P MarketWire

Plaza Bank Announces 2014 First Quarter's Financial Results
Plaza Bank (OTCBB: PLZB) (the "Bank") today reported unaudited net income for the first quarter of 2014 of $1,710,000 or $0.09 per share on a diluted basis, an increase of 35.8% compared to the prior year's first quarter net income of $1,259,000 or $0.07 per share on a diluted basis. For the quarter ended March 31, 2014, the Bank's annualized return on average assets was 1 MarketWire

DigitalGlobe and MDA to Offer Combined Optical and Radar Satellite Solutions to Select Defense & Intelligence Customers
DigitalGlobe, Inc., (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions, today announced that DigitalGlobe and MDA will cooperate to offer combined optical and synthetic aperture radar satellite data solutions to their respective defense and intelligence customers around the world MarketWire

AIS (American Internet Services) Joins the VMware Service Provider Program
AIS (American Internet Services), the Southwest's leading provider of tailored data center and cloud service solutions, today announced that it is now a member of the VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP) as an Enterprise level member. MarketWire

MFRI Reports Net Sales of $227 Million and EPS of $1.80 From Continuing Operations for Fiscal 2013
MFRI, Inc. (NASDAQ: MFRI) MarketWire

Pulse Beverage Adds Eight Class "A" Distributors; Product Lines Now in 446 Additional Stores in Pacific Northwest, Texas and Louisiana
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCQB: PLSB), makers of Natural Cabana® Lemonades and Coconut Waters, and PULSE® brand of functional beverages, today announced that the company has added eight class "A" distributors, and the company's product lines now are available in an additional 446 stores in the Pacific Northwest, Texas and Louisiana. MarketWire

AV Homes Announces First Community in Greater Charlotte
AV Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVHI) has announced the construction of its first community in greater Charlotte. The new community, named Morgan's Branch, is located near the intersection of South Point Road and Armstrong Road in south Belmont. MarketWire

SolarWinds Crowns Champion in Second Annual Bracket Battle
SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced that controllers have been put down, computer screens have gone black, and bandwidth has been given a reprieve as the 2014 Gaming Bracket Battle comes to a close MarketWire

FLIR Systems Receives Full-Rate Production Decision Accompanied by $18 Million in Contracts for DR SKO Program
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced a full-rate production decision from the U.S. Department of Defense for FLIR's integrated chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) threat response system for the Dismounted Reconnaissance Sets, Kits, and Outfits (DR SKO) program. Additionally, FLIR® has been awarded a $12.3 million order from the U.S MarketWire

Lincoln Military Housing Celebrates Month of the Military Child
To celebrate Month of the Military Child, Lincoln Military Housing employees are wearing purple on April 15th to show their support and appreciation of military children across the nation MarketWire

Tension Between the IT Department and Business Leadership Forces New Approach to Delivering Technology to the Business
Avanade, a global business technology solutions and managed services provider, today released results from a large-scale global survey on the changing role of IT. The research shows technology budgets and decision-making migrating away from IT departments, and IT taking on new roles in the enterprise MarketWire

Tension Between IT Departments and Business Leadership Forces New Approach to Delivering Technology to the Business
Avanade, a global business technology solutions and managed services provider, today released results from a large-scale global survey on the changing role of IT. The research shows technology budgets and decision-making migrating away from IT departments, and IT taking on new roles in the enterprise MarketWire

Momondo Group Sees Accelerating Growth in Q1 2014 -- Driven by International Meta Search and Travel Product Innovation
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Alabama Power Selects Contractors, Moves Ahead With Pollution-Control Project, an Industrial Info News Alert
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California Ready for More Than $5.8 Billion in Planned Second-Quarter Project Starts, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Industrial Info is currently tracking $5.87 billion of industrial projects that are planned to kick off in California from April through June this year. The Power Industry, with almost $2 MarketWire

StarWind Software Secures $3.25M Series B Funding From Almaz Capital, ABRT Venture, AVentures Capital
StarWind Software Inc., a leading provider of software-defined storage for Hyper-V environments, today announced a $3.25M Series B round of venture capital financing. The round was led by Almaz Capital, with participation from ABRT Venture, and AVentures Capital. Alexander (Sasha) Galitsky, a general partner at Almaz Capital, will join the company's board. MarketWire

MFRI Announces Changes in Board Composition
MFRI, Inc. (NASDAQ: MFRI) announced today changes in the composition of its board of directors, including the appointment of Jerome T. Walker to the board. MarketWire

21c Museum Hotels Selects Widen DAM to Mobilize Digital Asset Collection for Company Expansion
21c Museum Hotels, an award-winning boutique hotel and restaurant group, has selected the Widen Media Collective to mobilize a large collection of photos, videos and other assets. The DAM system will support the company's expansion into new markets by providing internal departments and external partners with self-service access to the company's most important digital assets. MarketWire

Frequentz Sponsors RxTrace Survey on the Pharmaceutical Industry's Response to the Drug Supply Chain Security Act
The 2014 RxTrace 'US Pharma Traceability Survey', sponsored by Frequentz, a leader in comprehensive traceability and information management technologies, is available today for immediate download. The survey, which reveals industry perspectives on the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), can be accessed here: http://frequentz.com/rxtrace-survey-results/. MarketWire

Fibertech Networks Connects to vXchnge's Cleveland Data Center
vXchnge, a leading, next-generation, software-defined, intelligent data center services company operating data centers in multiple markets across the U.S., announces today that Fibertech Networks, a premier fiber optic network service provider, has completed its fiber build at vXchnge's Cleveland data center at 200 Prospect Avenue MarketWire

BMO Harris Financial Advisors Study: More Than Forty Percent of Those Americans Surveyed Will Use Their Tax Refund to Pay Bills/Reduce Debt
With just hours to go before the deadline to file 2013 income taxes, BMO Harris Financial Advisors (BHFA) has released a study which found that 42 percent of those Americans surveyed who expect to receive a refund this year will use it to cover household bills or reduce their overall debt load MarketWire

Marlborough Dentists Offer "Lunch Hour" Teeth Whitening to Transform Smiles
The New England Dental Group performs a variety of treatments at their Marlborough dentistry practice, addressing general, cosmetic, and restorative needs. The team of experienced dentists are proud to offer comprehensive procedures to restore patients' oral health, but they also like to emphasize simple treatments that can significantly transform one's appearance MarketWire

Cytovance Biologics, Inc. to Participate in the Buzz of BIO at the 2014 BIO International Convention
Cytovance Biologics, Inc., a leading full-service contract manufacturer ("CMO") of mammalian and microbial biologics, is pleased to participate in the Buzz of BIO for the 2014 BIO International Convention MarketWire

Wilbur-Ellis Company Announces 2014 FFA Contributions
Wilbur-Ellis Company continues its investment in the future of the agricultural industry by promoting its commitment and ongoing participation with FFA through a number of initiatives and contributions announced today MarketWire

Magnetic Receptive Dry-Erase, Chalkboard, Bamboo Print Media by Visual Magnetics Win ADEX Platinum, Gold Awards
Three magnetic receptive print substrates from Visual Magnetics' MagnaMedia® product line, VM-DRYerase™, VM-CHALKboard™ and VM-Bamboo™17, have won Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX). The ADEX awards are the largest and most prestigious awards for product and project design in the A&D industry, and are sponsored by the industry publication Design Journal MarketWire

Entel S.A. Deploys Ulticom DSC for Diameter Signaling Traffic Optimization
Ulticom, the industry leader in signaling solutions, announces deployment of its Diameter Signaling Controller (DSC) in the Entel S.A. mobile network. The Ulticom DSC will smooth multivendor interworking and IMSI-based Diameter routing, including load balancing with optimized transaction persistence, for Entel Online Charging (OCS) applications. MarketWire

Google's ATAP Group Selects Lattice FPGAs for Its Project Ara Modular Smartphone Prototype
Lattice Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that Google's Advanced Technology and Projects group has selected Lattice FPGAs for its ambitious Project Ara initiative that aims to deliver the world's first modular smartphones for consumers to configure from a variety of modules MarketWire

JDSU Appoints Tim Campos to Board of Directors
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) today announced that Tim Campos has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective April 15, 2014. MarketWire

nGage Labs Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
nGage Labs, Inc., the leading provider of personalized mobile engagement solutions, has announced that Dave Alberty has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). MarketWire

Bio-Solutions Corporation Announces Management Restructure and New Growth Funding
Bio-Solutions Corp (OTCQB: BISU), a fast growing dietary supplement manufacturer, announced today that the company has restructured its senior management and also secured new capital. William Gallagher, CEO and Director, retired. Mr. Gallagher has agreed to serve the company as an advisor to the board of directors assisting with the new promotion of the company's lead product Type 2 Defense. MarketWire

Customized Financial Transactions -- Biometrics in Banking
Nowadays, banking is done online. Transactions are executed from anywhere in the world via computers, tablets or smartphones. Especially in the mobile area, any banking business should be well secured and personalized. Previous procedures such as certain account data, PIN and bank cards involve risks. Should they fall into the hands of unauthorized third parties, the accounts are quickly emptied MarketWire

Smart Home Connected Appliances to Exceed 10 Million Installed by 2017 - Juniper Research
A new report from Juniper Research forecasts that the installed base of connected appliances in Smart Homes will beat the 10 million mark by 2017, rising from 4 million in 2013. MarketWire

Komodo Cloud Chooses Peak to Power Its Cloud Services Platform
Peak® (formerly PeakColo), an enterprise-class IaaS Cloud provider for channel partners, announces Komodo Cloud LLC powers its managed service and cloud offerings with Peak's white-label cloud. Komodo Cloud, similar to other Peak resellers, distributors and VARs, chooses Peak to help them deliver enterprise class cloud services to their end-users atop Peak's platform. MarketWire

Lightower Confirms Position as Major Service Provider in Washington, D.C. Metro Area With Completion of 400-Mile Network Expansion
Lightower aggressively expanding All-Fiber Network in D MarketWire

ComSci by Upland Uniquely Positioned to Meet the Challenges Facing Today's CIOs
ComSci by Upland, the IT financial business management (ITFBM) solutions company, today shared details of the 2014 Gartner CIO Leadership Forum, held in Phoenix from February 23 - 25, 2014 MarketWire

Fastest Growing Marketing Automation Company Secures $42 Million in Venture Financing Led by Technology Crossover Ventures
Act-On Software, the leading marketing automation provider for small and mid-market enterprises, today announced it has secured $42 million in new venture financing. Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) led the round, with existing investors Norwest Venture Partners, Trinity Ventures, US Venture Partners, and Voyager Capital also participating MarketWire

ISI Emerging Markets Announces Its Future as EMIS
ISI Emerging Markets, the leading provider of hard-to-get business information on emerging markets, today announced it has changed its name to EMIS. MarketWire

Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Franchise CEO Todd Hopkins Is Featured Speaker at Eighth Annual MidSouth Economic and Business Development Summit
Todd Hopkins, the founder and CEO of Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Franchise, will be a featured speaker at the 2014 MidSouth Economic and Business Development Summit. MarketWire

Ahlstrom to publish January-March 2014 interim report on April 29, 2014
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE April 15, 2014 at 14.00 GlobeNewswire

Lindab International AB :Lindab's nomination committee proposes new member of the board
Lindab's nomination committee proposes that Hans Porat be elected as new member of the board of directors. Hans Porat replaces Gerald Engström who has declined re-election. GlobeNewswire

Ahold completes the sale of its Slovakian business
Zaandam, the Netherlands - Ahold today announced that it has successfully completed the sale of its Slovakian business to Condorum, which will operate under the name Terno Group. GlobeNewswire

Applied Materials Teaming with Central Hudson Gas & Electric to Demonstrate Superconducting Fault Current Limiter Technology in New York
Applied joins Central Hudson Gas and Electric, SuperPower Inc., and Three-C to demonstrate technology designed to safeguard power grids from damaging effects of fault currents Superconducting fault current limiter has potential to improve grid reliability and overall power transfer capabilities, and reduce infrastructure costs SANTA CLARA, Calif GlobeNewswire

Notice of the Annual General Meeting of SinterCast AB (publ)
The shareholders of SinterCast AB (publ), reg. no. 556233-6494 ("SinterCast") are hereby invited to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday 20 May 2014, 15:00 hours, at the premises of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), Grev Turegatan 16, Stockholm, Sweden. GlobeNewswire

Outotec to deliver iron ore pelletizing technology to India
OUTOTEC OYJPRESS RELEASE APRIL 15, 2014at 10:00 AM GlobeNewswire

Contract extension for Safe Hibernia
Cotemar group has confirmed that Safe Hibernia has been awarded a contract extension through to 27 July 2014 with unchanged day rate. The contract value of the extension is USD 6.2 million. GlobeNewswire

GOGL - Acquisition of ice class Panamax vessel
Golden Ocean Group Limited ("Golden Ocean" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an agreement to purchase one ice class Panamax vessel resale built at Pipavav Defence & Offshore Engineering Company ("Pipavav"). Golden Ocean is expected to take delivery of the vessel ex yard during second quarter 2014 GlobeNewswire

Publishing of Outotec's Interim Report January-March 2014
OUTOTEC OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE NOTICE APRIL 15, 2014 AT 9.15 AM GlobeNewswire

Alma Media lowers its outlook for first half of 2014
Alma Media Corporation        Stock Exchange Release        15 April 2014, 9:00 a.m. (EEST) GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions Wins Contract to Deliver Subsea Production System for Total's Kaombo Development in Angola
April 15, 2014 - Aker Solutions won a contract worth NOK 14 billion from Total to provide a subsea production system for the Kaombo Block 32 development in Angola. GlobeNewswire

Invitation to presentation of Transmode's Interim Report on 29 April 2014
Stockholm, Sweden - 15 April, 2014 GlobeNewswire

Norsk Hydro: Hydro agrees to sell aluminium casthouse in Hannover
Hydro has entered into a binding agreement to sell its special alloy aluminium casthouse in Hannover to IQ Industrial Holding S.Ãr.l. (Luxembourg), a private industrial holding group with operations across Europe. GlobeNewswire

300,000 Orion A-shares converted into B-shares
ORION CORPORATION    STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 15 APRIL 2014 at 8.45  a.m. EEST      GlobeNewswire

Heijmans to renovate and redevelop 'De Resident' in The Hague.
The Government Buildings Agency has commissioned Heijmans to renovate and redevelop the ministries of Social Affairs and Employment (SZW) and Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS) in the premises of 'De Resident' in The Hague.The total surface area is 60,000 m2 GFA and the contract is valued at approximately € 20 million. GlobeNewswire

Nestlé S.A. : Nestlé first-quarter sales: 4.2% organic growth, full-year outlook confirmed
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé S.A. : Nestlé first-quarter sales: 4.2% organic growth, full-year outlook confirmed . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

G That's Awesome Brands Acquires Certain Assets of ULTIMATE Cat Litter; Reintroduces Next Generation of Cat Litter Under New Brand Name, Almost Invisible Cat Litter
G That's Awesome Brands, Inc., a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of superior-performing products, today announced the acquisition of certain assets of ULTIMATE Cat Litter and ULTIMATE Kitty Litter MarketWire

Condusiv Technologies Awarded 5-Star Rating in CRN's 2014 Partner Program Guide
BURBANK, CA--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Condusiv™ Technologies, the leader in high-performance software optimizing technology, people and businesses, announced today that it has been awarded a 5-Star rating in the CRN 2014 Partner Program Guide MarketWire

Jeff Ifrah Promotes Security Awareness for Website and Mobile App Developers
Last month the two mobile apps, Fandango and Credit Karma, settled with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over charges that both companies had falsely represented the security of their mobile apps, leading to an insecure transmission of sensitive personal data of millions of customers MarketWire

Matt Argall Deliberates Opening Up a Label With Kryoman
This past weekend the town of Indio in the Californian desert, about 130 miles east of Los Angeles, was transformed into a stunning musical space city. Starting Friday, a lineup of music acts entertained the crowds flocking to the "Zero Gravity" event MarketWire

South China Morning Post New Business Head Shifts to HK Magazine Media Group as New Director of Sales
HK Magazine Media Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Wong as Director of Sales, reporting directly to Greg Crandall, Publisher and General Manager. MarketWire

SIKA ACHIEVES STRONG DYNAMIC GROWTH IN FIRST QUARTER 2014
Sika AG /SIKA ACHIEVES STRONG DYNAMIC GROWTH IN FIRST QUARTER 2014. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Reuters Wins Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting, Finalist for Investigative Reporting and Breaking News Photography
NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 - Reuters, one of the world's largest multimedia news providers, was today awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting. Reuters journalists Jason Szep, Andrew R.C. Marshall and team were honored with the first-ever text Pulitzer Prize to be won by Reuters for their series on the oppression of the Muslim Rohingya of Myanmar. GlobeNewswire

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