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Brown & Brown, Inc. Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Assets of Pacific Resources Benefits Advisors, LLC
DAYTONA BEACH, FL and TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - J. Scott Penny, Chief Acquisitions Officer of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO), and Paul Barden and Paul Rogers, the controlling members of Pacific Resources Benefits Advisors, LLC ("PacRes"), today announced that a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc MarketWire

Smart Ventures Announces Analyst Report Coverage
Smart Ventures, Inc. (OTC Pink: SMVR) (PINKSHEETS: SMVR) is pleased to announce that an independent analyst report has been released by Phoenix Group Capital Markets Limited MarketWire

Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. Reports Earnings
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCOM) (the "Company" or "Dime"), the parent company of The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh (the "Bank"), today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. Consolidated net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 was $10.0 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, compared to $10.3 million, or $0 MarketWire

Fixed Mortgage Rates Tick Up
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates following an uptick in the 10-year treasury note and amid a week of soft housing data. MarketWire

Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. Announces Pricing of Its Offering of Common Shares
Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. (NYSE: TNP), a leading crude, product and LNG tanker operator, announced today that its public offering of 11,000,000 common shares was priced at $7.30 per share. Entities affiliated with the Tsakos Holdings Foundation, which is the Company's largest shareholder, have agreed to purchase 500,000 common shares in the offering MarketWire

Marathon Patent Group's Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Signal IP, Inc. Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against Audi of America Inc., Porsche Cars of America Inc., Mercedes-Benz USA. LLC, Fiat U.S.A. Inc., BMW of North America LLC, Volvo Cars of North America LLC, and Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC.
Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (OTCQB: MARA) ("Marathon"), a patent acquisition and monetization company, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Signal IP, Inc. ("Signal") has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Audi of America Inc., Porsche Cars of America Inc., Mercedes-Benz USA. LLC., Fiat U.S.A. Inc., BMW of North America LLC., Volvo Cars of North America LLC MarketWire

Shorai LFX(TM) Batteries Announces Strategic Partnership With KIMPEX Canadian Motorcycle Parts and Accessory Distributor
Shorai Inc., a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of prismatic cell, lithium iron phosphate power sports batteries, today announced a partnership with KIMPEX, one of the largest motorcycle and power sports parts distributors in Canada. KIMPEX, headquartered in Drummondville, Quebec, offers over 50,000 parts to more than 5,000 sales partners throughout Canada MarketWire

Centamin PLC: Market Update
Centamin PLC (LSE: CEY) (TSX: CEE) MarketWire

Loral and SSL Plan to Appeal Jury Decision in ViaSat Lawsuit
Loral Space & Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LORL) today announced that the jury in the trial of the lawsuit with ViaSat, Inc. (ViaSat) returned a verdict against Loral's former subsidiary, Space Systems/Loral, LLC (SSL). The jury found that SSL infringed the patents asserted by ViaSat in the case and also that SSL breached certain non-disclosure agreements with ViaSat MarketWire

Brookfield Property Partners to Proceed With Second Stage Plan of Arrangement to Acquire Remaining Common Shares of Brookfield Office Properties
US$ unless otherwise specified -- Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE: BPY) (TSX: BPY.UN) ("Brookfield Property Partners" or "BPY") and Brookfield Office Properties Inc MarketWire

Calibre One Places CMO at MicroStrategy, Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - Calibre One, a leader in retained executive search, has completed the Chief Marketing Officer search for MicroStrategy®, Inc., a worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms. MicroStrategy, Inc MarketWire

AMA Supports FDA's Efforts to Regulate E-Cigarettes, Additional Tobacco Products
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - "The American Medical Association (AMA) supports the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new effort to regulate additional tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, cigars, and hookahs MarketWire

Perma-Fix Awarded Multi-Million Dollar United Kingdom Contract to Provide Mercury Waste Treatment Services
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI) today announced that its subsidiary Perma-Fix Environmental Services UK Ltd has been awarded a contract initially valued at approximately $2,200,000 (£1,300,000) by Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL) located in Thurso, Scotland MarketWire

Your Table is Ready -- Exclusive New Dining App zurvu Makes Getting Reservations at NYC's Best Restaurants a Snap
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - It just got easier to snag a table at the best restaurants in New York with zurvu (zurvu.com). Inside connections with some of the most curated restaurant partners -- currently 50 and growing -- allows zurvu to offer exclusive reservations for its invite-only members list. Here's how it works: MarketWire

Special Announcement - Pet Lovers
MORINVILLE, AB--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - Champion Petfoods is pleased to announce a new kitchen is being built in Auburn, Kentucky. United with our Canadian Champion family in Alberta and Ontario, Auburn will become Champion's third kitchen. MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Company Schedules First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage") (NYSE MKT: VTG) today announced that it will conduct a call at 12:00 PM Eastern Time on May 6, 2014 to discuss operating results for the first quarter 2014 and recent developments. Vantage will release earnings before the market opens on May 6, 2014. To access the conference call, U.S MarketWire

Daniel S. Romero CFP(R) Recognized as a Top Financial Advisor by LPL Financial
Daniel S. Romero, CFP®, an independent LPL financial advisor (NASDAQ: LPLA) at Romero & Levin Wealth Management, Inc. in Santa Ana, CA, today announced that he was recognized as a top financial advisor and named to the LPL Financial Chairman's Club MarketWire

The Top VoIP Fax Providers of 2014, Determined by 1010PhoneRates.com
The use of a fax system in day-to-day business operations is still prominent. The problem with traditional fax systems is the process itself. Faxing can be extremely slow and countless complications can occur during the process. Error messages, long waits, busy signals and more are all undesirable actions that can take place. However, VoIP faxing has changed the game MarketWire

How Do Luxury Brands Build Intimate Relationships With Three Generations of Affluent Consumers?
In the first of three studies conducted by the Luxury Institute, wealthy consumers across three generations earning at least $150,000 a year share their views on the attributes required for a brand to be considered luxury, the services that luxury brands should offer to earn consumer loyalty, and the luxury purchase decision process. MarketWire

Novacab International Inc. Announces Plans for Distribution of Its Products
Novacab International Inc. (OTC Pink: NVOB) (PINKSHEETS: NVOB) MarketWire

XR Energy, Inc. Enters Completion Phase of Acquisition of Producing Oil Assets
XR Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: XREG) is pleased to announce that the acquisition of 100% of the Common Shares of XR of Texas, LLC., ("XRT") making XR of Texas, LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of XR Energy, Inc. is about complete and all closing documents should be completed by the end of the month, April 30, 2014 MarketWire

Arkansas Secretary of State Announces World Wide Notary as an Authorized Electronic Notary Solution Provider
World Wide Notary (Privately Held Texas Corporation). The Arkansas Secretary of State announces World Wide Notary as an authorized Electronic Notary Solution Provider as part of their electronic notarization initiative. According to Secretary of State Mark Martin, "We are offering to help Arkansas business owners conduct operations more efficiently and economically," Martin said MarketWire

The Top Rewards Points Credit Cards of 2014, Ranked by MyRatePlan.com
Today, MyRatePlan.com, an online expert on credit cards, mobile devices, and more, announced the top rewards points credit cards available today. With a rewards points credit card, consumers can earn points while making purchases. These points can be redeemed for cash back, merchandise, gift cards, travel rewards, and more MarketWire

Denver Broncos Announce New Partnership With PrimeSport as Official Fan Travel Package Provider for the 2014 Season
PrimeSport, the leader in providing direct access to the biggest sporting events on the planet, announced today a new partnership with the Denver Broncos as the team's official fan travel partner. The Broncos also recently partnered with PrimeSport on their recent trip to Super Bowl XLVIII in the same capacity MarketWire

1st Capital Bank Announces: Eric Mendelson Appointed as Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager
1st Capital Bank (OTCQB: FISB) ("Bank") today announced the appointment of Eric Mendelson as Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager. Mr. Mendelson is responsible for developing and managing client relationships with local businesses and professionals. Mr. Mendelson is located in the Bank's Salinas banking office. MarketWire

Houston Blinds For Less Launches New Website
Houston Blinds For Less, a locally owned company that specializes in residential and commercial window treatments, has officially launched a dramatically redesigned ecommerce website at www.houstonblindsforless.com. MarketWire

Covanta Holding Corporation to Present at Wunderlich's Waste Expo Investor Summit
Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta" or the "Company"), a leading global owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste ("EfW") projects, is scheduled to participate in Wunderlich's Waste Expo Investor Summit in Atlanta, GA on Monday, April 28, 2014. Brad Helgeson, Executive Vice President and CFO, will be speaking at 12:10 PM (Eastern). MarketWire

AltiGen Communications, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2014 Financial Results
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN), a leading provider of premise and cloud-based IP-PBX and Contact Center solutions, announced today its second quarter ended March 31, 2014 financial results. MarketWire

Show Spirit With Sports Apparel From EmbroidMe
Summer has arrived. Along with it come long sunny days and summer sports leagues. When selecting a team uniform with EmbroidMe, you will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of easy-to-care-for performance fabrics. Say goodbye to grass stains or muddy uniforms soaked from game-winning slides into home plate; EmbroidMe fabrics are stain and wrinkle-resistant MarketWire

Media Advisory/Bombardier Inc.: Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Conference Call
(TSX: BBD.A)(TSX: BBD.B)(OTCQX: BDRBF) - Bombardier Inc.'s annual meeting of shareholders will be held Thursday, May 1, 2014, 9:30 a.m., at: MarketWire

Sunvault Energy Signs Agreement for 100% of Revenue Generating Solar Park in Greece
SUNVAULT ENERGY INC. (OTCQB: SVLT) ("Sunvault") ("the Company") announced today that further to its press release of October, 2013, that the Company has reached agreement with BCI Renewables to acquire 100% of an Assignment and Amendatory Agreement and gain a 100% interest in an affiliate of BCI Renewables, a special purpose vehicle (SPV), that owns the Gregos Peloponnisoy Solar Park. MarketWire

Energous Corporation Added to Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index
Energous Corporation ("Energous" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: WATT), a developer of a disruptive wire-free charging technology, announced that it has been added to the Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index (the "Wilshire 5000") effective April 18, 2014. MarketWire

Pompano Beach Hotel Offers VIP Amenities for Any Vacation
Relax and unwind by creating a personalized vacation on the white sand beaches of Pompano Beach, Fla. with one of the most exciting hotel deals of the season. Just announced, the "Vacation Like a VIP" in Pompano Beach package includes added amenities and a resort credit at the newest boutique-style hotel near Fort Lauderdale. MarketWire

Idaho Banking Company to Be Acquired by Banner Corporation
Idaho Bancorp (OTCBB: IDBC) ('Holding Company') announced today that it will sell its wholly owned subsidiary, Idaho Banking Company ('Bank') to Banner Corporation ('Banner'). Banner is the holding company for Banner Bank. Banner Bank's financial strength exceeds all state and federal capital standards. MarketWire

Piccolo Trattoria Catering Brings Unique Offerings in NJ & PA
Piccolo Trattoria, a family run restaurant widely known for its authentic Italian cuisine, has successfully expanded into event management and catering services in Newtown, PA and Pennington, NJ MarketWire

Hotel in Berlin Caters to Families Large and Small With Special Rates
Traveling as a family is fun, but often times it can mean cramped quarters. At the Berlin Marriott Hotel, the entire family --from grandparents and parents to teens and toddlers -- will have space to spread out with special offers on connecting rooms and residential units. MarketWire

Marriott Chicago Chef Richard Green Named March Winner of Chicago Culinary Fight Club
Officials of the Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC and Rooks Corner, An American Bistro, just announced that their own resident Executive Chef Richard B. Green was named the March winner of the Chicago Culinary Fight Club. The theme was "Guinness and Green." MarketWire

AMD to Present at J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Business Units, Lisa Su will present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference at 9:20 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Boston. MarketWire

Barbara McDowell to Posthumously Receive Servant of Justice Award From District of Columbia Legal Aid Society
Barbara McDowell, Founding Director of the Appellate Advocacy Project for the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, will be posthumously awarded the Servant of Justice Award by Legal Aid at the 25th Annual Dinner held on April 29th. Barbara McDowell's good friend and fellow Yale Law School graduate Professor Sarah Gordon at the University of Pennsylvania will present the award. MarketWire

Cornerstone Participates in City of Glasgow, KY Project Converting Landfill Methane Gas Into Electrical Power
Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC announces that it is providing landfill gas engineering and air permitting services to the City of Glasgow, Kentucky for a project that will convert methane gas produced by the City's landfill into electrical power MarketWire

Newforma-Panzura Integration Enables Distributed Project Team Collaboration With Centralized Project Information Management
Newforma, a project information management (PIM) software company integrating people, projects and processes to transform building and infrastructure project delivery, and Panzura, the only provider of global locking file systems, today announced customer validation of their systems' integration MarketWire

Century Reports First Quarter 2014 Financial Results
Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) reported a net loss of $20.1 million ($0.23 per basic and diluted common share) for the first quarter of 2014. Cost of sales for the quarter included a benefit of $5.5 million related to deferred power contract liability amortization. Results were negatively impacted by a $3.1 million charge for increased legal reserves. MarketWire

Sabal Financial Continues Expansion of Home Builder Finance Division With Addition of New Hires
Sabal Financial Group, L.P., a diversified financial services firm specializing in real estate, banking and lending, announces the personnel additions of four new executives to its Home Builder Finance division, marking continued growth. Darren Fancher joined the Home Builder Finance senior team as the division's Head of Production MarketWire

Sabal Financial Completes Three Loans for the Acquisition, Development and Construction of Three New Home Communities in Oregon and California
Sabal Financial Group, L.P., a diversified financial services firm specializing in real estate, lending and banking, announced today it has financed the construction of three additional new home communities. The first transaction, a $4.5 million construction loan for Sunrise Heights in Happy Valley, Ore MarketWire

Atlantic Records Signs Pop Phenomenon Katy Tiz; New Single, "The Big Bang," Exploding at Top 40 Radio After Being Feted by Clear Channel/iHeartRadio; Rock Mafia-Produced Track Just Declared American Top 40's "Breakout" Song of the Week; Debut Album Due Later This Year
Atlantic Records has announced its signing of breakout pop phenomenon Katy Tiz. The UK-based singer's smash single, "The Big Bang," is available now on the iTunes Store and at all leading DSPs. MarketWire

Stratos Will Join 1000 Volunteers to Restore 25 Seattle-Area Homes on April 26
Stratos Product Development today announced that it will participate as the top sponsor of Rebuilding Together Seattle's Spring Rebuilding Day on April 26, 2014. This marks the 3rd year that Stratos volunteers have participated in this nationwide event. MarketWire

Statement by SFATA (Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association) on FDA Deeming Regulations Regarding Electronic Cigarettes and Vaporizing Products
On behalf of the e-cigarette and vaporizing products industry, SFATA welcomes the FDA's announcement of its Deeming Regulations. We are still reviewing the document, which is substantial. Our preliminary reaction is as follows: MarketWire

CreditCardChaser.com Announces the Best Credit Cards for International Travel
With summer right around the corner, many consumers have planned international getaways. Using the right credit card when traveling internationally is crucial. It can help users save significant amounts of money and earn rewards, all while not having to pay foreign transaction fees. Finding the right credit card can be hard though. Luckily, CreditCardChaser MarketWire

Mattson Technology, Inc. Reports Results for the First Quarter of 2014
Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced process equipment used to manufacture semiconductors, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 30, 2014. MarketWire

Selectica Announces Contract Management Webinar Series for Enterprise Leaders and Practitioners
Selectica, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTC) MarketWire

Gandi Lends Its Logo to Support Creative Commons, Electronic Frontier Foundation and Other Open Causes
Leading domain name registrar and hosting provider Gandi announced today it is using its logo in combination with those of notable community-oriented organizations to raise funds through the sale of t-shirts on its web site to support projects by Creative Commons, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Geeklist, WWF, VLC and FIDH, among others. MarketWire

Echo Global Logistics Reports Record First Quarter 2014; Revenue Up 21.4% Year Over Year
Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, reported today financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. MarketWire

Dynagas LNG Partners LP -- Arctic Aurora Acquisition
Dynagas LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ: DLNG) (the "Partnership") announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase from Dynagas Holding Ltd., the Partnership's sponsor, 100% of the ownership interests in the entity that owns and operates the Arctic Aurora, a 2013 built ice class liquefied natural gas carrier, for an aggregate purchase price of $235 million MarketWire

Verisign Reports 5 Percent Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth in First Quarter 2014
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the global leader in domain names, today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2014. MarketWire

SEACOR Holdings Announces Results for Its First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014
SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) today announced its results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014. MarketWire

Edwards Lifesciences Reports Strong First Quarter Results
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today reported net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 of $60.3 million, or $0.56 per diluted share, and non-GAAP net income of $82.1 million, or $0.76 per diluted share. Net income for the same period a year earlier was $143.9 million, or $1 MarketWire

National Bankshares, Inc. Reports First Quarter Earnings
Today, National Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NKSH) announced results for the first quarter of 2014. Net income was $4.40 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 compared to $4.22 million at March 31, 2013. Basic net income per share was $0.63. The return on average assets for the first quarter was 1.61% and the return on average equity was 11.92% compared to 1.56% and 11 MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor Reports First Quarter 2014 Results
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) MarketWire

Micrel Reports 2014 First Quarter Financial Results
Micrel, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCRL) MarketWire

CalAmp Reports Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, today reported results for its fourth quarter and full year ended February 28, 2014. Highlights for the quarter and fiscal year include: MarketWire

Cytokinetics to Announce First Quarter Results on May 6, 2014
South San Francisco, CA., April 24, 2014 - Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq: CYTK) announced today that it is scheduled to report first quarter results on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time GlobeNewswire

Eastman Announces First-Quarter 2014 Financial Results
GlobeNewswire

Maurel & Prom : Availability of the report from the independent expert on the potential extension of the exercise period for the share subscription warrants
Paris, 24th April 2014 No. 09-14 GlobeNewswire

Kingdom of Sweden issues euro at record low level
Kingdom of Sweden issues EUR 2.25 billion (approximately SEK 20 billion) in a new five-year bond to a yield of 0.819 per cent.   GlobeNewswire

Advent Software to Present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
SAN FRANCISCO - April 24, 2014 - Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services to the global investment management industry, announced today that Pete Hess, Chief Executive Officer, will speak at the Jefferies 2014 Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference at The Epic Hotel in Miami, FL on Thursday, May 8th, at 1:30 PM EST. GlobeNewswire

Minerals Technologies Reports First Quarter Earnings of $0.58 per Share, Excluding Special Items, a 5-Percent Increase over Prior Year
Reported Earnings per Share were $0 GlobeNewswire

Molycorp (NYSE: MCP) to Report First Quarter 2014 Financial Results on May 7, 2014
Investor Conference Call to follow on May 8, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern GlobeNewswire

Endurance Welcomes Clifford Easton as Global Head of New Energy Insurance Team
PEMBROKE, Bermuda - April 24, 2014 - Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd GlobeNewswire

Coupa Software Named a 2014 "Best Place to Work in The Bay Area"
Coupa Software, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for finance, today announced that it has been named a winner in the "Best Places to Work in the Greater Bay Area" awards, presented by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal. For the third time, Coupa was ranked as one of the top 50 best mid-size companies to work for as voted by employees. MarketWire

The Best Travel Credit Cards for Summer 2014, Ranked by Creditnet.com
Summer is right around the corner. And for consumers taking a summer vacation, now is the time to finish planning. Luckily, there are many credit cards that can help fund your vacation and even get you a little something extra MarketWire

O.penVAPE Collaborates With The String Cheese Incident to Present "The Free Incident" April 28
In collaboration with O.penVAPE, The String Cheese Incident will celebrate the band's first studio album release in nine years with a free concert April 28 at 6pm, The Hill, 13th and College avenues, Boulder, CO. The concert is open to the public at no charge. MarketWire

Rosendin Electric San Francisco Relocates to Larger Bayview Quarters
Rosendin Electric, (www.rosendin.com), the nation's largest private electrical contractor and an employee-owned company, today announced the move of its San Francisco regional office to new and expanded quarters in San Francisco's Bayview District. The new location offers more office space as well as added warehouse/manufacturing space for prefabrication of electrical systems MarketWire

Align Technology to Host Analyst Meeting on May 29, 2014
Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) announced that it will host an analyst meeting on Thursday, May 29, 2014, in New York City. MarketWire

Cardiff International Audit Delay Filings
Cardiff International, Inc. (OTCBB: CDIF) (OTCQB: CDIF) announced they were not able to file its 10K by April 15th. The restructuring has taken more time than expected and closing of our first acquisition's audit was not completed within the time period required. MarketWire

Cubed Inc. Signs Enterprise Agreement With Oasis Marketing Solutions
Cubed Inc. (OTCQB: CRPT) ("Cubed" or "the Company") announced today that it has entered into a sales and support agreement with Oasis Marketing Solution (OMS). OMS will utilize Cubed's three-dimensional communications platform technology as an extension of their call center marketing campaigns MarketWire

Announcing CardControl Powered by Ondot Systems, the Mobile Platform That Puts Consumers in Control of Their Payment Cards
Today, Ondot Systems is announcing the launch of CardControl, a new technology that will help protect against fraud and give consumers control over when, where and how their payment cards are used. Ondot has partnered with four major card processors, who handle transactions for credit, debit and prepaid cards for 10,000 banks and credit unions across the United States MarketWire

Bavarian Nordic Welcomes Gerard van Odijk as New Chairman of the Board
KVISTGAARD, Denmark, April 24, 2014 - Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA, OTC: BVNRY) announced today, that following the ordinary general meeting, the board has elected Gerard van Odijk, M.D. as new chairman of the board of Bavarian Nordic. He succeeds Asger Aamund who has served as chairman since 1994. Furthermore Anders Gersel Pedersen, M.D. has been elected deputy chairman of the board. GlobeNewswire

Bavarian Nordic A/S - Report on the Results of the Annual General Meeting, held 24 April 2014
KVISTGÅRD, Denmark - April 24, 2014 - Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA, OTC: BVNRY) today held the Annual General Meeting with the results as follows: GlobeNewswire

Decisions at Rezidor's Annual General Meeting, 24 April
The Annual General Meeting of Rezidor Hotel Group AB was held today, April 24, 2014 in Stockholm. During the meeting, the following decisions were taken: GlobeNewswire

VGTel and Grand Schema NYC Announce Strategic Partnership to Launch Movie Co-Financing Business
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - VGTel, Inc. (OTCQB: VGTL), a multi-platform digital entertainment company, announced today that, it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with NYC-based production company Grand Schema, Inc. for the launch of a new company called Grand Schema Entertainment MarketWire

The Plum Life Expo Summer 2014
NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - The Plum Life Expo will be held at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN July 31 - Aug 2, 2014. The Plum Life Expo is a one of-a-kind event for women seeking a life that is bold, balanced and brilliant; a life that is fun, fit and flourishing. MarketWire

MediSwipe, Inc. Announces Appearance as Keynote Speaker at First Annual Cannabis Investor Conference in Denver, Colorado
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - MediSwipe, Inc. (www.MediSwipe.com) (OTCQB: MWIP), a fully reporting company on the OTCQB and leader in Compassionate Care Technology and indoor/outdoor agricultural solutions for the medicinal marijuana industry, today announced that B. Michael Friedman, CEO of MediSwipe Inc MarketWire

Domo Announces Its 2014 Scholarship for Business Management
SILICON SLOPES, UT--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - Today, Domo announced the Domo Scholarship for Business Management, a program designed to help the next generation of leaders effectively compete as data's role in business decisions continues to rapidly increase in both practice and importance. MarketWire

Stream Realty Augments Portfolio With More Than 1 Million Square Feet of Assignments in First Quarter of 2014
Stream Realty Partners, LP was awarded more than 1 million square feet of leasing and management responsibilities of both office and industrial space during the first quarter of 2014. The firm's growth is attributed to the addition of properties owned by PS Business Parks and Liberty Property Trust to its portfolio. MarketWire

Cerora Presents Study Results on Their "Near the Field" Concussion Technology at the American Academy of Neurology Meeting April 30th
Cerora, Inc., a StartUp Health / GE Healthcare Entrepreneurship program and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania company, is pleased to announce that 3 scientific presentations will be made at the American Academy of Neurology Annual meeting on April 30 in Philadelphia MarketWire

HICX Solutions Ltd Releases Results From Supplier Management Industry Survey
HICX Solutions Ltd., the world leader in Supplier Information Management solutions, has just released the results of their third annual Supplier Management Survey MarketWire

Players Network Announces Co-Production Agreement With Uneek Music and Uneek Social Media for Wiz Khalifa & Friends Spring Break on April 27, 2014
MarketWire

RediFlame Introduces Skeeterlog Natural Mosquito and Insect Repellant
RediFlame®, a leader in innovative natural products for home heating, camping, entertainment, pets, outdoor living, and tailgating, is pleased to introduce a new, 100 percent natural mosquito and insect repellant called Skeeterlog® MarketWire

Kamedis Congratulates Maryland Association of Naturopathic Physicians (MDANP)
Kamedis Bio-Herbal Skin Care, a global provider of clinically proven herbal-based skin care product lines, congratulates the Maryland Association of Naturopathic Physicians (MDANP) for their hard work in getting HB 402 and SB 314 passed by the state legislature and signed into law by Governor Martin O'Malley MarketWire

SnackHealthy Announces Launch of HealthyTrac Farm to Table Food Traceability Solution
SnackHealthy, Inc. (OTCBB: SNAX), a manufacturer and distributor of organic and natural food and beverages, announced today the formal debut of HealthyTrac a proprietary ERP software and food traceability platform. MarketWire

abas-USA Hosts 8th Annual User Conference in Virginia
abas-USA hosted the 8th annual Customer Day event in Sterling, VA the week of April 7, 2014. With customers representing nearly half of the total abas-USA client base, the event provided insight into future. MarketWire

Cold or Allergies: A Guide to Knowing the Difference
As Spring is beginning to bud around us, the pollen forecast is looking heavy. With the significantly snowy winter that we all experienced, we can expect full-on pollen production. When you start to feel that tickle in your nose, you need to be able to decide "is it really allergies, or have I caught a cold?" MarketWire

Carvel Kicks Off 80th Anniversary Celebrations With May 1 Free Cone Day
Carvel... America's Freshest Ice Cream®, is launching its summer-long 80th anniversary celebration with Free Cone Day Thursday, May 1 from 3-8 p.m. Participating Carvel® shoppes will treat guests to a free junior cone filled with their choice of freshly made vanilla, chocolate or their all-new salted caramel soft-serve ice cream. MarketWire

New Vishay Intertechnology Automotive-Grade Low-Profile, High-Current Inductor Offers Continuous High-Temperature Operation to +180 Deg. C
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new automotive-grade IHLP® low-profile, high-current inductor with an industry-high continuous operating temperature range to +180 degrees C. Offered in the 2525 case size with a low profile of 3.0 mm, the new Vishay Dale IHLP-2525CZ-8A provides a wide range of inductance values from 0.47 to 22 microhenries. MarketWire

Epazz DeskFlex Renewed 90% of Our Support Contracts
Epazz Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EPAZ), a leading provider of cloud based business software solutions, announced that renewal rates for maintenance contracts for DeskFlex Software are well over the 90% level and is positioned to continue in this vein. DeskFlex software continues to receive positive responses on our support and customization IT consulting services MarketWire

JohnsTek, Inc. Joins Golden Frog's Reseller Program to Offer Virtual Private Network (VPN) Encryption to Clients
Golden Frog, a global privacy company, announced today that JohnsTek, Inc., a leading Valued Added Reseller (VAR) in Miami, has joined its reseller program. As a reseller of Golden Frog's VyprVPN service, JohnsTek can now offer its clients a fast and reliable VPN experience that encrypts Internet connections on any device MarketWire

ProAmerica Bank Reports 2014 First Quarter Earnings
ProAmérica Bank (OTCQB: PMRA) today reported Net Income for the first quarter of 2014 of $76,000, or $0.03 per diluted common share. Net Income was $97,000, or $0.04 per diluted common share for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. Net Income for 2014 includes a provision for income taxes of $56,000; no income taxes were reported for 2013 MarketWire

LiveRail Receives 2014 Digiday Publishing Award for Best Monetization Technology
LiveRail, the leading video monetization platform for publishers, was, for the second consecutive year, awarded a 2014 Digiday Publishing Award in the Best Monetization Technology for a Publisher category, which recognizes the industry's top technology platform enabling publishers to effectively manage their ad inventory and increase their advertising revenues. MarketWire

Kleangas Energy Technologies, Inc. Begins Shipment of Its 1,000 MT of Its G-PELL Order
Kleangas Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: KGET) announced today that the Company began the process of bagging the 1,000 Metric Tons. The Company will be shipping 250 Metric Tons a week over a 4 week time frame. MarketWire

UPDATE: Michael Hansen Joins Heritage Bank of Commerce to Lead Corporate Finance Division
Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ: HTBK) announced today that Michael Hansen has joined the Bank as Senior Vice President and will head the Corporate Finance Division of Heritage Bank of Commerce. MarketWire

Zephyr Announces First Quarter Sales Awards
Zephyr Real Estate recently announced its top sales achievers for the first quarter of 2014. MarketWire

Green Planet Group's XenTx Lubricants Sales Soar
Green Planet Group, Inc. (OTC Pink: GNPG) (PINKSHEETS: GNPG) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, XenTx Lubricants, Inc., reports a significant increase in sales over the past four weeks MarketWire

BevMo! to the Rescue for Your Cinco de Mayo Fiestas
Just in time for Cinco de Mayo festivities, the mixology experts at BevMo!, the ultimate specialty beverage retailer, today revealed party tips and tequila cocktail recipes to add a little spice to your Cinco de Mayo fun -- it's BevMo! to the rescue. MarketWire

Cummins & White Wins $1 Million Verdict for Chinese Business Owner Suing in California Courts for Unpaid Invoices
The American scales of justice tipped in favor of a Chinese Scale Manufacturer awarding its owner over a million dollars against Chino, California-based importer AC International Corporation which avoided paying for its orders allegedly by setting up a sham company in Hong Kong. MarketWire

Plum Energy Steps Up to Displace Diesel With LNG
Plum Energy, LLC, which is engaged in the development of small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) value chains, today announced an investment from Avista Capital, a subsidiary of Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA). Avista Corp. is a Spokane, Wash.-based energy company involved in the production, transmission and distribution of energy as well as other energy-related businesses MarketWire

Decoding the New Consumer Mind: How and Why We Shop and Buy
Award-winning, nationally recognized consumer research psychologist and Golden Gate University Professor Dr. Kit Yarrow shares surprising consumer insights from her new book, Decoding the New Consumer Mind: How and Why We Shop and Buy at a book signing and reception at Golden Gate University (GGU), Wednesday, May 8, 5:30 p.m. MarketWire

New Obamacare Patients May Need Help Navigating Health Care Decisions
As many Coloradans begin using their health insurance, now is the time to become informed, engaged patients ready to make smart health care decisions, says Think About It Colorado (TAIC), a nonprofit public awareness program. In particular, thousands of Coloradans, who for the first time have medical coverage and a primary care physician, may need help creating a safe health care experience. MarketWire

NOVA Chemicals' Notice of 2014 First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
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Verizon Honors Ericsson with Top Performance Award for Corporate Social Responsibility
Ericsson ranked highest in CSR among nearly 200 Verizon suppliers Score driven by Ericsson's robust CSR programs, comprehensive policies, actions and results Commitment to CSR continues to enhance Ericsson's competitiveness Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has been awarded Verizon's first Top Performance Award for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil's Stakeholder Advisory Panel appointed
Neste Oil CorporationPress release24 April 2014 at 5.45 p.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

Baker Brothers notify of 4.99% shareholding in Galapagos
Mechelen, Belgium; 24 April 2014 - Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) received notice that Baker Brothers Life Sciences L.P., 667 L.P. and 14159 L.P. currently collectively hold 4.99% of outstanding Galapagos shares. GlobeNewswire

Heineken N.V. Annual General Meeting of Shareholders adopts all proposals
Amsterdam, 24 April 2014 - Heineken N.V. announced today that its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) has adopted all proposals on the agenda of the AGM of Heineken N.V. The most important resolutions are listed below. GlobeNewswire

Heineken Holding N.V. Annual General Meeting of Shareholders adopts all proposals
Amsterdam, 24 April 2014 - Heineken Holding N.V. announced today that its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) has adopted all proposals on the agenda of the AGM of Heineken Holding N.V. The most important resolutions and announcements are listed below. GlobeNewswire

Smith Debnam Selects Acrowire for Systems Consultation and Integration
Acrowire, a consulting firm specializing in strategic business and legal technology, has been hired by Smith Debnam to develop a data integration and reporting strategy. The law firm's goal for the engagement is to architect a plan for integrating data from multiple systems into a comprehensive reporting, data analysis and business intelligence platform. MarketWire

New Colombia Resources Inc. Provides Update on Their Coal, Rock, and Cannabis Research Projects in Colombia
New Colombia Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: NEWC) ("New Colombia or the Company"), a U.S. company with coal and other resource assets in Colombia, is providing an update to shareholders on their projects in Colombia. MarketWire

Food Allergy Research & Education Launches Online Resource Center for Diners With Food Allergies
Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) has announced the launch of the SafeFARE program, an online resource center and public service announcement (PSA) featuring celebrity chefs Bryan Voltaggio and Mike Isabella. The goal of the program is to make dining out safer and more enjoyable for individuals and families managing food allergies MarketWire

Award-Winning Journalist, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Soledad O'Brien to Deliver Spelman College Commencement Address May 18
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - More than 500 graduates and their families will be inspired when Soledad O'Brien addresses the Spelman College Class of 2014 at Commencement and receives an honorary degree on May 18 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Dr MarketWire

M31 Technology in the TSMC 2014 North America Technology Symposium Demonstrated "Art and Science" Innovative Solution for Silicon Intellectual Property (IP)
SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - M31 Technology Corp., a global silicon IP boutique, participated in the TSMC 2014 North America Technology Symposium with the theme of "M31, the force of Art and Science" and displayed a variety of innovative IP solutions. MarketWire

W2 Energy Begins Biofuel Production
W2 Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) is pleased to report our biofuel plant installation is beginning production at our Cambridge facility. MarketWire

I-Texts Commences Nationwide Mobile Advertising Campaign
Worldwide Internet, Inc. (OTC Pink: WNTR) (PINKSHEETS: WNTR) announced today that its portfolio company I-Texts, Inc. (www.i-texts.com) has commenced a nationwide mobile advertising campaign to benefit the charities it supports. MarketWire

EPAM Central & Eastern European Delivery Centers Appraised at Highest CMMI Maturity Level 5
Newtown, PA - April 24, 2014 - EPAM Systems, Inc GlobeNewswire

Decisions of Sampo plc's Annual General Meeting
SAMPO PLC   DECISIONS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  24 April 2014 at 5.10 pm GlobeNewswire

Florida Appeals Court Upholds American Traffic Solutions Role in Red-Light Running Violation Process
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Intalio Announces Upcoming Webinar: "The New Dimensions of Open for Enterprise BPM"
PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - Intalio, the leading provider of solutions for businesses to build modern applications, announced today their upcoming webinar, MarketWire

TechLaw Solutions Honors Mel Goldenberg, Announces Transition of Presidency
TechLaw Solutions, Inc., a leading e-Discovery and Managed Services provider, honors Mel Goldenberg for his more than three decades in the industry and his near decade of service with the company as he announces retirement from his day-to-day leadership role. MarketWire

Daybreak Oil and Gas, Inc. Drills Its Eighth Consecutive Successful Oil Well in Kentucky
Daybreak Oil and Gas, Inc. (OTCQB: DBRM) ("Daybreak" or the "Company"), a Washington corporation, is pleased to announce the successful drilling of its eighth successful oil well at the Twin Bottoms Field in Lawrence County, Kentucky. The Gerald Grove H-9 oil well was drilled to a measured depth ("MD") of 5,053 feet and a true vertical depth ("TVD") of 1,376 feet MarketWire

IndoorAtlas Introduces Industry's First Geomagnetic-Based Indoor Mapping App for iOS
IndoorAtlas (www.indooratlas.com), the leading provider of indoor positioning technology, is releasing industry's first indoor mapping solution for the Apple iOS mobile operating system MarketWire

Merus Capital Closes Over $50 Million in New Commitments
Merus Capital today announced that it has closed over $50 million in new commitments across two new funds, Merus Capital II and Merus Capital Opportunity Fund. Merus Capital II follows the tremendous success of the firm's first fund, which is marked at a 4.0x net multiple of investment. The fund's Total Value to Paid in Capital (TVPI) of 4 MarketWire

2014 Tennis Racquet Demo Day With Do It Tennis
Do It Tennis is pleased to announce its 2014 Do It Tennis Demo/Family Day in beautiful Vista, California. This family-friendly event invites local tennis enthusiasts to come test out the latest 2014 product lines of major racquet brands used by tennis superstars such as Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and the Williams sisters, Venus and Serena. MarketWire

ProductionHUB Partners With Entertainment Power Players, Creating More Opportunities in the Production Industry
Entertainment Power Players (EPP) is now an official partner of ProductionHUB, Inc., further expanding both communities of industry professionals through year-round cross promotion, member benefits and networking. MarketWire

MetaMetrics Report: Third-Grade Reading Linked to College and Career Readiness
According to a recent analysis by MetaMetrics®, the reading level of North Carolina third-graders is highly predictive of their readiness for college and careers after high school graduation. The data, taken from the Public School Forum's 2013 "Roadmap of Need," covers a broad range of socioeconomic, educational, and health and wellness metrics for all 100 counties in the state MarketWire

Masergy Introduces Industry's First Mobile App for Global Bandwidth on Demand
Masergy Communications Inc., a global leader in managed networking and cloud services, today announced its Intelligent Service Control Mobile Application for Android and iOS devices MarketWire

Republic of Texas Moves Closer to Reorganization Plan Approval
Republic of Texas Brands Incorporated (PINKSHEETS: RTXBQ) announced today that it has reached a preliminary amicable settlement in its claims against Scott Forsythe, Matthew Nicoletti, Empire Capital LLC and Michael Welch, the Company's former Chief Financial Officer. The terms of the settlement will remain confidential until approved by the Bankruptcy Court. MarketWire

Alteva CTO, Mark Marquez, Recognized as a Top IT Pro by Philadelphia Business Journal
Alteva (NYSE MKT: ALTV), a premier provider of hosted Unified Communications, is proud to announce that its EVP and CTO, Mark Marquez was awarded as a 2014 Top IT Pro by Philadelphia Business Journal. MarketWire

Bobby Grich Joins BetUGetIt(TM)
True2Beauty, Inc., (OTC Pink: TRTB) (PINKSHEETS: TRTB) is truly excited to announce the signing of 6X All-Star & 4X Golden Glove Bobby Grich. Bobby is joining the team at BetUGetIt™ (www.BetUGetIt.com) to bring his expertise in all facets of sports memorabilia and marketing. MarketWire

3D-Pioneer Begins Recruiting Alpha Testers for Mobile Gaming App "Tangled Tut"
3D Pioneer Systems, Inc. ("3D Pioneer" or "the Company") (OTCQB: DPSM) is announcing that as of today, the Tangled Tut website is now available for persons who desire to register and test Tangled Tut. The Company is recruiting early alpha testers with the aim of gaining feedback on the gameplay from as wide of an assortment of users as possible MarketWire

Medecision Named a "Major Player" in IDC MarketScape on Population Health Management
Medecision, the leader in population health solutions for risk-bearing healthcare entities, announced today that it was named a "major player" by independent analyst firm IDC Health Insights in the just published report, "IDC MarketScape: U.S. Population Health Management 2014 Vendor Assessment" (April 2014, IDC Health Insights #HI247880). MarketWire

Itronics Announces Additional Gold'n Gro Fertilizers for Lawns, Plants Now Available on Amazon.com
Itronics Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITRO), a growing and diversified fertilizer, silver and minerals producer, is pleased to announce that Amazon.com has developed a showcase for the Company's three GOLD'n GRO Valu-Pak products at http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=bl_sr_lawn-garden?ie=UTF8&field-brandtextbin=GOLD%27n+GRO&node=2972638011. MarketWire

SpectraScience Updates Expected SEC Filing Dates
SpectraScience, Inc. (OTCQB: SCIE) announced today that the Company filed its Form 10Q for the period ended September 30, 2013 on April 18, 2014 and plans to file its late filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission in accordance with the following schedule: MarketWire

OCZ Launches the RevoDrive 350 PCIe SSD for Professional Workstations and High Performance Gaming Applications
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - April 24, 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 the RevoDrive 350 Series with workstation-grade design capabilities and maximum performance for professional content creation, multimedia, and extreme gaming applications MarketWire

Save, Spend and Invest Your Tax Refund
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - With the tax deadline behind you, and the IRS expecting the average refund to be more than $3,000, you're certain to entertain thoughts on how to spend the money MarketWire

3 Million and Counting: Lowe's Hits Rare Milestone in Battery Recycling
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - With more than 1,800 stores collecting rechargeable batteries from customers, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has reached a rare milestone in the world of corporate sustainability MarketWire

CSA Group First in Europe to Provide On-Site Safety Evaluation of Electrical Equipment for North America
CSA Group, a leading global organization in standards development and testing and certification services, is an industry leader in Europe with its unique service that provides on-site and one-time verification of up to 500 units of equipment MarketWire

Uepatickets Selects AudienceView
AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, has been selected as the technology partner of Uepatickets and its allies CCN and Movie Max. Uepatickets plans to use AudienceView to power its services in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean. MarketWire

Danaos Corporation Announces Date for the Release of First Quarter 2014 Results, Conference Call and Webcast
Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC), a leading international owner of containerships, announced that it will release its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014, after the close of the market in New York on Monday, May 5th, 2014. MarketWire

Itonis, Inc. Readies Preliminary Packaging Design for Project "Cloud9" Cannabinoid-Based Product
Itonis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITNS) today unveiled its preliminary packaging design for its cannabinoid-based product that had been code named Project "Cloud9." For an available image of the packaging design, please use this link: http://itonisholdings.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Itonis_Cloud9_Package_IMG_2200-800x801.jpg. MarketWire

Winston Baker and Screen Announce Media Partnership for 2014 International Film Finance Forum
Winston Baker, leading global producer of film finance conferences, is proud to present the 5th Annual International Film Finance Forum to be held at the InterContinental Carlton Hotel in Cannes, France on May 16, 2014 during the 67th Festival de Cannes MarketWire

Stevia First Corp. Announces Plans for Agricultural Drones to Increase Stevia Leaf Yields
Stevia First Corp MarketWire

Conner Strong & Buckelew Names Bill Motherway President of New York Operations
Conner Strong & Buckelew, a leading insurance, risk management and employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm, announced today that Bill Motherway will join the company as President of the firm's New York operations MarketWire

Alkaline Water Co. Grows With Winn-Dixie and BI-LO Grocery Stores as Momentum Builds Across Southeastern USA
The Alkaline Water Company Inc MarketWire

BioLargo to Present at the Growth Capital Expo 2014
BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) announced that Dennis Calvert, Chairman and CEO, is scheduled to present at the Growth Capital Expo on Wednesday, April 30th at 4:45 p.m. Pacific Time. The expo will take place at the Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV. MarketWire

Smith Micro and Partner CELSYS Expand Manga Studio Offering
Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) Productivity and Graphics Group and partner CELSYS, a total solution provider for graphic content, today announced the expanded availability of its Manga Studio software to illustrators and graphic art enthusiasts around the world MarketWire

Pertino Discusses IT Best Practices for Grappling With Shadow IT at CITE Conference
Pertino, a company reinventing networking for the cloud era, today announced that vice president of marketing Todd Krautkremer will participate in the "Let Your Users Go Rogue Without Going off the Range" panel session at the Consumerization of IT in the Enterprise (CITE) Conference MarketWire

Mellie Price Joins Umbel as Chief Operating Officer
Umbel, a smart data company that helps monetize and grow premium audiences, announced that it has named Mellie Price as the company's Chief Operating Officer. Price is a world-class executive with vast experience building and selling companies. She previously founded and served as CEO of Front Gate Tickets, later acquired in a joint venture by AEG & C3 MarketWire

Bill Keogh Named CEO of Ultimate Risk Solutions, LLC
Bill Keogh has been named Chief Executive Officer of Ultimate Risk Solutions, LLC, an independent developer of financial risk analytics, and software solutions for the global insurance and reinsurance industry, Alex Bushel, Founder and President, announced. MarketWire

Citi(R) Presents a Very Special Performance From Coldplay at the Beacon Theatre
Citi® today announced it will present A Very Special Performance from Coldplay at the iconic Beacon Theatre in New York City on Monday, May 5 at 5:00 pm. The concert is one of Coldplay's few U.S. performances prior to the May 19 release of the band's sixth studio album, Ghost Stories, via Parlophone/Atlantic Records MarketWire

Kaizen Redux -- Machine Learning Leader Skytree Expands to Japan With BrainPad Partnership
Skytree®, the Machine Learning Company®, today announced a strategic partnership with Japanese Big Data provider BrainPad Inc. to expand Skytree's patented predictive analytics software to Japanese markets. With this partnership, Skytree and BrainPad will offer advanced data analysis software and support for Japanese customers MarketWire

Omni Bio Pharmaceutical Announces $3 Million Private Financing Plan and New Investment Banking Services Advisor
Omni Bio Pharmaceutical, Inc MarketWire

Vista Partners Initiates Coverage on Cayden Resources, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: CYD, OTCQX: CDKNF); CAD $3.50 / USD $3.19 Price Target
Vista Partners announced today that it has initiated coverage on Cayden Resources, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: CYD) (OTCQX: CDKNF), a company that engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of precious metal projects in the Americas, with a twelve-month price target of CAD $3.50 / USD $3.19 MarketWire

SpringCM and SteelBrick Partner to Accelerate Sales Cycles
SpringCM®, the leader in Content Cloud Services, and SteelBrick, provider of easy-to-use Configure Price Quote (CPQ) apps for high-growth salesforce.com customers, today announced the delivery of an integrated application that dramatically accelerates sales cycles MarketWire

AT&T VP to Deliver Opening Keynote "Differentiating TV With Apps in a Competitive, Multi-Screen Market" at CONNECTIONS(TM): The Premier Connected Home Conference
Parks Associates announced today that GW Shaw, Vice President, U-verse and Video Products, AT&T, will present the opening keynote, "Differentiating TV with Apps in a Competitive, Multi-Screen Market," at CONNECTIONS™ on Tuesday, May 13, in San Francisco MarketWire

Tuangru Expands Group Buying Operations to Europe
Tuangru, a group buying company for servers and IT hardware, today announced it has expanded its operations to Europe with the opening of their office in Amsterdam. MarketWire

BioNitrogen Corporation Closes on $9.6 Million Allocation From the Florida New Markets Capital Investment Program
BioNitrogen Holdings Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BION), a cleantech company that utilizes patented technology to build environmentally-friendly plants that convert biomass into urea fertilizer, announced today that it has closed on a transaction using $9.6 million of allocation under the Florida New Markets Capital Investment Program ("NMTC"). MarketWire

Ace Hardware's Top Ten To-Do's to Recover Your Home Following the Polar Vortex
Ace Hardware, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the industry, is celebrating the departure of one of the longest and harshest winters on record by helping homeowners get their homes ready for the arrival of warmer weather MarketWire

Kii Now Available on AWS Marketplace to Offer Cloud-Based Mobile Backend Platform
Kii, an end-to-end mobile backend provider, today announced availability on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace and that it has joined the AWS Partner Network (APN) to provide a complete backend platform for mobile applications. MarketWire

Acompli Debuts New Email App for iPhone and iPod touch to Help Busy Professionals Easily Manage Their Schedules, Find and Share Files in a Single App
Acompli, a company focused on improving how the world works through mobile email, today announced the Acompli app is now available for free on the App Store for iPhone and iPod touch. The app is the first to tightly combine advanced email, full calendaring, file sharing and smart contacts into one fast, easy-to-use application MarketWire

INGREDION INCORPORATED TO PRESENT AT BMO CAPITAL MARKETS 2014 FARM TO MARKET CONFERENCE ON MAY 22, 2014
WESTCHESTER, Ill., April 24, 2014 - Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, will present at BMO Capital Markets 2014 Farm to Market Conference on Thursday, May 22, 2014 in New York. GlobeNewswire

Reuters Provides Live In-Flight News Content in Multiple Languages for Emirates Passengers
NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 - Today Reuters, one of the world's largest multimedia news providers, announces that Emirates passengers can now access Reuters live news content in-flight GlobeNewswire

Artemis Energy Holdings, Inc. Enters Into Escrow to Purchase Findit.com
Artemis Energy Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: ARTT) (PINKSHEETS: ARTT) recently entered into an agreement to purchase the domain name Findit.com. The company has opened escrow and made the initial payment. MarketWire

Latteno Maintains Record Revenue Pace: Q1 Revenue $3.8M
Latteno Food Corp. (OTC Pink: LATF) (PINKSHEETS: LATF) is pleased to announce that preliminary 2104 Q1 figures confirm that 2013's record Revenue results have been maintained, in spite of Q1 seasonal downturns and industry obstacles MarketWire

PITOOEY! App Submitted for Approval to Apple iOS Platform
PITOOEY!™ Inc. (OTCBB: PTOO) (OTCQB: PTOO) announced today that the PITOOEY! app was submitted for approval to the iOS Marketplace on Monday, April 21, 2014. MarketWire

RenuEn Corp Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
RenuEn Corporation (OTC Pink: RENU) (PINKSHEETS: RENU) a Renewable Energy Development and EPC Company announced the long awaited appointment of their Chief Financial Officer. MarketWire

Montalvo Tequila Awarded Gold Medal at Prestigious International Spirits Competition
Montalvo Spirits, Inc. (OTCQB: TQLA) ("Montalvo," or the "Company") is proud to announce that Montalvo Tequila was awarded a Gold Medal in the Tequila Blanco category for the 2014 Spirits of the Americas Tasting Competition, held by the IWSC Group. Montalvo Tequila also received medals in the Tequila Reposado and Tequila Anejo categories. MarketWire

Neste Oil to start purchases of company shares
Neste Oil CorporationStock Exchange Release24 April 2014 at 3.45 p.m. (EET)Neste Oil to start purchases of company shares Neste Oil's Board of Directors has decided to exercise the buyback authorization issued by the Annual General Meeting on 3 April 2014 to purchase company's own shares GlobeNewswire

SERUS and NVIDIA Join to Host Webinar -- "Shortening NPI Cycle Time Through Better Collaboration With Outsourced Suppliers"
SERUS, a leader in extended supply chain management for high-tech companies, today announced it is hosting a webinar titled "Shortening NPI Cycle Time Through Better Collaboration with Outsourced Suppliers." NVIDIA's Senior Manager for Optimization Execution, Arnold Suratos, will lead the discussion scheduled for Thursday, May 1, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PST. MarketWire

Envision Solar Exhibits EV ARC(TM) at the Silicon Valley Driving Charged and Connected Event
SAN DIEGO, CA --(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - Envision Solar International, Inc MarketWire

Health Enhancement Products Announces Commencement of Bovine Mastitis Testing With Contract Research Organization Dairy Experts
Health Enhancement Products, Inc. (OTCBB: HEPI), a Michigan-based biotech firm investigating bioactive compounds extracted from algal cultures, is pleased to announce the kickoff of a large-scale bovine study to gauge the efficacy of its candidate compounds in addressing mastitis, a condition that affects the health of dairy cows and impacts milk production MarketWire

Highpower International Completes Registered Direct Offering
Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of lithium and nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) rechargeable batteries, and a battery management systems and battery recycling provider, today announced the closing of its previously announced agreement to sell $5.05 million of its common stock to several institutional investors MarketWire

iBio Receives Patent Allowance in China for Fusion Protein Compositions and Technology
iBio, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IBIO), a leader in plant-based biotechnology for developing and manufacturing biological products, reported the allowance of a Chinese patent on its lichenase fusion protein technology for therapeutic proteins and vaccines. MarketWire

First American International Corp. Announces Commencement of Quotation on the OTC QB
First American International Corp. (OTCQB: FAIT), the holding company for First American International Bank, announced today that its shares of common stock have been approved for quotation on the OTC QB system under the symbol "FAIT". First American International Corp., with total assets of $552 MarketWire

Introducing ColorBoost: The iPhone's First and Only Color and Sound Therapy Mobile App
Dovivo today announced a new mobile wellness app that taps into the power of color, light and sound to combat depression and anxiety. ColorBoost, now available in the Apple App Store, is the first and only mobile app that provides color therapy. MarketWire

West to Host First Quarter 2014 Conference Call
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) announced today that it will release first quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, May 1, 2014 and will follow with a conference call to discuss the results and business expectations at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To participate on the call please dial 866-383-8009 (U.S.) or 617-597-5342 (International) MarketWire

SleekSleeves Recognizes Gymnast, Cheerleader and All-Star Student Who Doesn't Let Diabetes Define Her
According to the Center for Disease Control, diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in children and each year, more than 13,000 youth are diagnosed. For parents and families, having a child with diabetes affects the entire family system, from frequent visits to the pediatrician to daily medication management at school, home and with friends. MarketWire

PunchTab Extends Omni-Channel Engagement Platform to TV, Introduces Second Screen Experience to Increase Live Viewing, In-Episode Engagement, Ratings
PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - PunchTab, the leading omni-channel engagement and insights platform, today announced a new solution that gives brands and agencies the ability to launch sophisticated loyalty-enabled second-screen experiences MarketWire

:DentalPlans Celebrates National Oral Health Month
PLANTATION, FL--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - Did you know a soft drink could contain 10 to 12 teaspoons of sugar per serving? So, when you drink a soda you are essentially bathing your teeth in sugar. Tooth decay is caused by bacteria in the mouth using sugar from food and drinks to produce acids that dissolve and damage the teeth MarketWire

Neology Subsidiary Controles Electromecanicos Awarded Honduras Toll Project
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - Neology, a wholly owned subsidiary of Smartrac N.V., and leader in secure high-value Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) solutions, today announced that its subsidiary, Controles Electromecánicos, has been awarded a contract for the supply, installation, and implementation of 18 toll collection plazas in Honduras MarketWire

BBX Capital Real Estate Completes the Sale of Its Las Flores Center for $4.0 Million
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - BBX Capital Real Estate, a division of BBX Capital Corporation (NYSE: BBX), announced today it has completed the sale of its Las Flores Center for $4.0 million. Located in Miami, Florida, the Las Flores Center is a retail and office project with total square footage of nearly 114,000 square feet on approximately 2.9 acres of land. MarketWire

Green Roof Industry Grows by 10 Percent in 2013
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MMRGlobal Announces Secure Storage for Medical Cannabis Users
MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCQB: MMRF) ("MMR") today announced that its patented MyMedicalRecords Personal Health Record (PHR) is now being sold in medical cannabis dispensaries. The Company's wholly owned subsidiary, MyMedicalRecords, Inc., launched its program of selling PHRs through dispensaries after months of testing various marketing and sales incentive programs MarketWire

Beamz Interactive, Inc. Announces Participation at the Rock for Williams Benefit Concert
Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC), a leading developer of state-of-the-art interactive music products, today announced that it will participate at the "Rock for Williams" benefit concert dedicated to those with Williams syndrome. The concert and fundraising event will take place from 10:00 am to 12:00 midnight at Raceway Bar and Grill in Maricopa, AZ on April 26, 2014. MarketWire

Weekley Energy Holdings, LLC: TexCom Shareholder Group to Request Annual Shareholder Meeting, Now 26 Months Late
Privately held Weekley Energy Holdings, LLC ("Weekley") announced today that counsel for Weekley and the TexCom, Inc. Shareholders will be requesting that the TexCom Board of Directors hold an Annual Shareholder Meeting within the next three months. MarketWire

Mindpix Corporation Announces Dick Wingate, Digital Entertainment Executive, Joining Advisory Board
Mindpix Corporation (OTC Pink: MPIX) (PINKSHEETS: MPIX) ("Mindpix" or the "Company"), is a technology driven media services and entertainment company focused on owning, creating or managing multi-platform music/entertainment, sports and U.S. Hispanic media properties, today is pleased to announce that Dick Wingate has joined the Mindpix Advisory Board MarketWire

Tranzbyte Receives Order for 100 Jurassic Units From iMD
Tranzbyte Corporation (OTC Pink: ERBB) (PINKSHEETS: ERBB) (http://www.bloomberg.com/quote/ERBB:US) and its American Green Division are excited to announce that a pre-order of 100 Jurassic Water units has arrived from its strategic marketing partner, iMD Corp (OTC Pink: ICBU) (PINKSHEETS: ICBU) (http://www.bloomberg.com/quote/ICBU:US) MarketWire

Hipmunk Survey Reveals More Than 70 Percent of Travelers Still Planning Summer Vacation
Hipmunk, the fastest and easiest way to plan travel, polled nearly 4,000 people from April 1-3, 2014 about summer vacation travel and found that 71 percent are still planning their vacations, 22 percent are booked and ready to go, and 7 percent aren't taking a vacation this year MarketWire

Surna Issues Special Letter to Shareholders
Surna Inc. (OTCQB: SRNA), today issued the following Special Letter to Shareholders from its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Tom Bollich. MarketWire

RMG Networks to Hold First-Quarter 2014 Conference Call on May 8, 2014
RMG Networks Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: RMGN), or RMG Networks, a leading provider of technology-driven video advertising and visual communications solutions, announced today that it will report its first quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, May 8, 2014. MarketWire

Full List of Presenting Companies, Presenting Company Schedule and Full Agenda for the Growth Capital Expo Now Available
Growth Capital Expo is pleased to announce that the full list of presenting companies, presenting company schedule and full agenda for the Growth Capital Expo, April 29th to May 1st, 2014 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, is now available. You can view the full list of presenting companies, presenting company schedule, and full agenda here: MarketWire

Accellera Systems Initiative Advances the SystemC ecosystem With New Releases of the Core Language and Verification Libraries
Accellera Systems Initiative announces two new libraries have been released for the SystemC core language (SystemC 2.3.1) and SystemC verification (SCV 2.0). Ratified as IEEE Std. 1666-2011™ "Standard SystemC Language Reference Manual, "SystemC is a high-level language used in the design and development of electronic and embedded systems. The SystemC 2.3 MarketWire

Infusion Brands International, Inc. and As Seen on TV, Inc. Announce Closing of Debt-Financing Transaction With Mallitz Investment Group, LLC
Infusion Brands International, Inc., a leading consumer product brand marketing company, and As Seen On TV, Inc. (OTCQB: ASTV), a leading online marketer of As Seen on TV products (AsSeenOnTV.com) and health and wellness provider (eDiets.com), today announced the closing of its debt-financing transaction with Mallitz Investment Group, LLC. MarketWire

Live CoolSculpting(R) Demonstration With New CoolSmooth(TM) Applicator at the Aesthetic Meeting 2014
ZELTIQ® Aesthetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology platform, today announced it is exhibiting at The Aesthetic Meeting, organized by the American Society for Aesthetic Surgery (ASAPS), in San Francisco, April 24-29, 2014 MarketWire

ContraFect Corporation Confirms Appointment of Julia P. Gregory as CEO and Director, and Appoints David N. Low, Michael J. Otto and Roger J. Pomerantz to Board of Directors
ContraFect Corporation, a leader in the discovery and development of protein therapeutics and antibody products for life-threatening, drug-resistant infectious diseases, announced today that it has confirmed the appointment of Ms. Julia P. Gregory as Chief Executive Officer and Director. In addition the Board of Directors appointed Mr. David N. Low Jr., Michael J. Otto, Ph.D. and Dr. Roger J MarketWire

Oracle Partners Use the Cloud to Deliver Increased Customer Value at Unprecedented Speed
Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) MarketWire

Qstream Achieves 4X Growth Helping Companies Boost Sales Rep Performance -- Simply by Playing a Game
Qstream, providers of a scientifically-proven SaaS solution that lets organizations manage the effectiveness of mobile sales forces by playing a game in just minutes a day, today announced its largest bookings quarter to date at 143% above plan for Q1, 2014 -- a 400% increase over the same period last year MarketWire

Nexmo and du Partner to Provide Enhanced, Cloud-Based Communication Services in the United Arab Emirates
Nexmo, the company that enables enterprises and developers to communicate via cloud services simply and seamlessly with any phone globally, today announced that it has partnered with du, the Middle East's fastest growing telecommunications service provider, to deliver high value and business critical services to du's subscribers through application-to-person (A2P) messaging. MarketWire

Royal Bancshares Reports First Quarter Profit
Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania, Inc. ("Company") (NASDAQ: RBPAA), parent company of Royal Bank America ("Royal Bank"), is pleased to report net income of $1.5 million and basic and diluted earnings per share of $0.06 for the three months ended March 31, 2014. This compares to net income of $118,000 and basic and diluted loss per share of $0.03 for the comparable period in 2013 MarketWire

Veteran-Owned InnerVu Joins Gridstore Accelerate(TM) Partner Program
Gridstore™, a leader in software-defined storage (SDS) optimized for Windows Servers and Hyper-V that accelerates application I/O, announces that InnerVu, the veteran-owned Washington State small business is the latest partner to join its Accelerate™ Partner Program MarketWire

Ecopaper.com Announces Continuing Involvement in the Marketing and Distribution of Hemp Paper Products
Ecopaper.com, wholly owned subsidiary of SGD Holdings, Ltd (OTC Pink: SGDH) (PINKSHEETS: SGDH), announced today that on April 24, 2014 that the company fully intends to continue its involvement in the marketing and distribution of Hemp Paper Products in the United States and around the globe. Ecopaper.com has been marketing and distributing Hemp Paper Products for over 12 years MarketWire

Daily Revenue Increases 100% in Just the Past Two Weeks on WWW.PAZOO.COM
Pazoo, Inc. (OTCQB: PZOO) (German WKN#: A1J3DK) is pleased to report that daily advertising revenue has increased approximately 100% over the past two weeks from just under $300 per day to approximately $600 per day. These results have not been reviewed or audited yet, but are readily attainable from our ad revenue tracking systems. Current daily revenue now puts www.pazoo MarketWire

SpareBank 1 SMN : Presentation of 1th quarter 2014
  GlobeNewswire

Jetblue Announces First Quarter Results
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) today reported its results for the first quarter 2014: MarketWire

Amerigo Announces Filing of NI 43-101 Technical Report
Amerigo Resources Ltd. (TSX: ARG) ("Amerigo" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has made the regulatory filing of the National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") technical report (the "Report") prepared for Minera Valle Central, S.A. ("MVC"), Amerigo's Chilean subsidiary MarketWire

MYOS Corporation Teams Up With NFL Alumni in Optimal Bowl and Wellness Challenge
MarketWire

FinancialForce.com Receives $50 Million in Funding From Advent International
FinancialForce.com, a leading cloud ERP provider on the Salesforce1 Platform, announced today that funds managed by Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global investment groups dedicated solely to private equity, have committed an additional $50 million for the growth of FinancialForce.com as part of a broader investment in FinancialForce.com's majority investor, UNIT4 MarketWire

Lithia Motors Reports Adjusted EPS of $1.03 for the First Quarter of 2014, an Increase of 23% Over the Prior Year
Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD) reported the highest first quarter adjusted net income in Company history and increased adjusted net income from continuing operations 24% for the first quarter 2014 over the prior year period. MarketWire

Management appointments mark the beginning of a transforming OP-Pohjola Group
Press release 24 March 2014 GlobeNewswire

Changes in Pohjola's management responsibilities as of 1 October 2014
Pohjola Bank plc STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE24 April 2014, at 2 GlobeNewswire

Synergy Resources Corporation Mid-Year Proved Reserves Increase 43%
PLATTEVILLE, CO--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - Synergy Resources Corporation (NYSE MKT: SYRG), a U.S. oil and gas exploration and production company focused in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, announces that its mid-year proved reserve evaluation for the six months ending 2/28/2014 increased to 19.7mm/BOE compared to 13 MarketWire

Club Intrawest Awarded With Prestigious ARDA Circle of Excellence Honor
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - Club Intrawest, a boutique private vacation Club with 9 locations across North America, was recently awarded the American Resort Development Association's Circle of Excellence award for Excellence in Customer Service. MarketWire

Strong Demand: dmexco World of Experience 2014 Puts the "Internet of Everything" at Visitors' Fingertips
Display screens can be found everywhere nowadays, from kitchens to cars. Our daily life is becoming more and more digital, and consumers are accessible almost around the clock. The possibilities this is already creating today for marketing and media will be demonstrated at the dmexco World of Experience 2014 (http://dmexco.de/en/World_of_Experience.html) MarketWire

Liquid Robotics and NOAA Sign Research & Development CRADA to Advance Oceanographic and Atmospheric Forecasting
Liquid Robotics and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today announced the signing of a multi-year, Cooperative Research & Development Agreement (CRADA) designed to advance ocean observations to improve U.S. weather forecasting, fisheries management and environmental monitoring MarketWire

Former Dell Senior Sales Engineer Jim Phillips Joins Savage IO as Senior Systems Engineer
Savage IO, Inc. announces the appointment of Mr. Jim Phillips as its newest Senior Systems Engineer. Mr. Phillips brings more than 30 years of IT operational experience to Savage IO including technical leadership managing cross-functional teams comprised of UNIX, Windows, Database and Network Systems Administrators. Mr MarketWire

Pacific Commerce Bank Reports Strong First Quarter Growth and Profitability
Pacific Commerce Bank (OTCQB: PFCI) today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2014 that reflected net income after tax of $891,000 along with another solid quarter of loan growth. This compares favorably to net income of $235,000 in the first quarter of 2013. Loans outstanding grew $12.2 million, or 8.4% in the first quarter and have increased $28.7 million, or 22 MarketWire

Synack Raises $7.5 Million to Combat Vulnerabilities on a Global Scale by Combining the Power of World-Class Security Experts With Disruptive Technology
Synack Inc., delivering an advanced new model for vulnerability and security testing, announced today that it has received $7.5 million in Series A funding. This financing round was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), with new participation from Google Ventures and existing investors Greylock Partners, Allegis Capital, and Derek Smith, the CEO of Shape Security. MarketWire

CONMED Corporation Announces First Quarter 2014 Financial Results
CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ: CNMD) MarketWire

Canadian Railroads See Gains in First-Quarter 2014, Despite Winter's Fury, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Canada's two major freight rail companies reported gains in first-quarter net earnings from the same quarter last year, despite the impact of an unusually adverse winter MarketWire

U.S. Refinery Turnarounds Keep Consumers, Traders, Regulators Happy, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The traditional summer driving season starts on Memorial Day, but U.S. motorists aren't waiting until May 26 to hit the road. As the long, cold winter of 2013-14 fades in the rear-view mirror, weekend drives and local "staycations" are boosting consumption of refined petroleum products like gasoline and diesel fuel MarketWire

Knoxville Bariatric Surgeons Offer Various Ways to Finance Weight Loss Surgery
Financing weight loss procedures is one of the most common concerns raised by the bariatric surgery patients of Dr. Stephen Boyce and Dr. K. Robert Williams. Although the staff at New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery helps coordinate financial coverage with the insurance companies, there are steps patients can take to discover their benefits before the time of their appointment. Drs MarketWire

Cellulite Reduction and Skin Tightening Without Surgery? Washington, DC Plastic Surgeon Discusses Viora Reaction
Cellulite is something many people struggle with, says board-certified plastic surgeon Mark Richards, MD. He says women in particular often notice the appearance of "dimpling" on their thighs and buttocks. Dr. Richards notes that in many cases, the effects of cellulite cannot be remedied with diet and exercise MarketWire

Command Decision, the First Storytelling of WWII, Makes Digital Debut
William Wister Haines memorialized his experience as a U.S. Air Force officer in his telling of Command Decision, now in eBook, published by RosettaBooks. Originally written for the stage, producers feared the play came too soon after the close of the war and would not be welcomed by a war-weary public MarketWire

Lincoln Property Company Hires Christina Bolter as Vice President for the Mid-Atlantic Region
Lincoln Property Company, currently ranked as the third largest apartment management firm in the US, recently announced the appointment of Christina Bolter as Vice President for the Mid-Atlantic Region, which consists over 8,000 units in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina. MarketWire

Direct Commercial Funding, Inc. to Focus on New Hotel & Resort Construction
A regional leader in the commercial loan market, Direct Commercial Funding Inc., says it expects to fund in excess of $200 million in hotel, motel and resort construction in the current business quarter. MarketWire

Yadkin Financial Corporation Announces First Quarter 2014 Results, Highlights Strength of Core Banking Activities
Yadkin Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: YDKN) MarketWire

PE INTERNATIONAL Delivers Sustainability to The People's Republic of China
PE INTERNATIONAL, a global sustainability software and services firm, has been selected by the Research Institute of Safety & Environment Technology of The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), China's largest oil and gas producer and one of the world's largest oilfield service and construction engineering companies, to promote its sustainability research initiatives MarketWire

Huttig Building Products, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2014 Results
Huttig Building Products, Inc. (Huttig, or the Company) (NASDAQ: HBP), a leading domestic distributor of millwork, building materials and wood products, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. MarketWire

VolitionRx Extends Agreement With University Hospital Bonn to Include CE Mark Performance Evaluation
MarketWire

Soul and Vibe Reports Strong Content Monetization for Timeless Gems
Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (OTCQB: SOUL), "The Company," a video, mobile, and computer games publisher, announced today that content monetization for Timeless Gems is trending above the industry average on Facebook, Apple iOS, and Android platforms. Timeless Gems is a "match-3" game, the same popular genre as Candy Crush. MarketWire

New Book, 'All Systems Go,' Helps Entrepreneurs Build Business-Sustaining Systems
In her new book, "All Systems Go -- A Solid Blueprint to Build Business and Maximize Profitability," (www.zenoviaandrews.com), published April 21, business development strategist Zenovia Andrews shows entrepreneurs how to create and use systems within their companies to rapidly increase profitability. MarketWire

Vaisala Corporation Interim Report January-March 2014
Vaisala Corporation        Interim Report               April 24, 2014 at 2.00 p.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

FRNT - Knightsbridge Tankers Limited and Frontline 2012 Ltd. agree to create the leading US listed Capesize company with a fleet of 39 modern vessels.
Knightsbridge Tankers Limited (Nasdaq: VLCCF) ("Knightsbridge") and Frontline 2012 Ltd. ("Frontline 2012") today announced that they have agreed to combine Frontline 2012's remaining fleet of 25 fuel efficient vessels with  Knightsbridge GlobeNewswire

VLCCF - Knightsbridge Tankers Limited and Frontline 2012 Ltd. agree to create the leading US listed Capesize company with a fleet of 39 modern vessels.
Knightsbridge Tankers Limited (Nasdaq: VLCCF) ("Knightsbridge") and Frontline 2012 Ltd. ("Frontline 2012") today announced that they have agreed to combine Frontline 2012's remaining fleet of 25 fuel efficient vessels with  Knightsbridge GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports Corporation Interim Report January-March 2014
Amer Sports Corporation                        STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASEApril 24, 2014 at 1:10 pm GlobeNewswire

I. M. Skaugen SE : Annual General Meeting
I. M. Skaugen SE: Annual General Meeting GlobeNewswire

Stakeholders' voice is heard in Kesko's Corporate Responsibility Report
KESKO CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 24.04.2014 AT 11.00 1(2) GlobeNewswire

New business unit structure to support networks growth
GlobeNewswire

Kalmar gains important orders from DP World for terminal tractors and empty container handlers for Jebel Ali Port
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 24 APRIL 2014 AT 10 AM (EEST) GlobeNewswire

Prosafe SE: Operational update for Q1 2014
Utilisation in the first quarter of 2014 was 76 per cent. Safe Caledonia, Safe Astoria, Safe Concordia, Safe Lancia, Jasminia, Safe Hibernia, Safe Britannia and Safe Regency were in full operation throughout the quarter.Safe Concordia was on contract in Brazil with an average effective day rate in the quarter of approximately USD 136 000.Safe Caledonia completed operations for BP on 31March GlobeNewswire

REMINDER - Hydro's first quarter results 2014
Please disregard this reminder if you already have registered to this event. GlobeNewswire

Unilever Trading Statement First Quarter 2014
Unilever (NYSE: UL) (NYSE: UN) (LSE: ULVR) MarketWire

Vernalis PLC: Promising Results of Ph Ib/II POC Study in ADHD
MarketWire

Payment of Rautaruukki Oyj treasury shares based on the share-based incentive plan 2011-2013
Rautaruukki Corporation Stock exchange release 24 April 2014 at 9.15 EEST GlobeNewswire

Heineken Holding N.V. reports 2014 first quarter results
Amsterdam, 24 April 2014 - Heineken Holding N.V. (EURONEXT: HEIO; OTCQX: HKHHY) today announced its trading update for the first quarter of 2014. GlobeNewswire

Meritex Announces Sale of Office/Warehouse Building in Atlanta (Smyrna), GA
MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - Meritex announced today the sale of 4850 North Church Lane in Atlanta (Smyrna), Georgia. The property totals 101,500 SF and is 100% leased to two tenants: MeadWestvaco Packaging Systems and Associated Materials. MarketWire

Rautaruukki Corporation Interim Report Q1/2014: Comparable operating profit at previous year's level, net sales of special steels up 16%
Rautaruukki Corporation Interim Report 24 April 2014 at 9am EEST GlobeNewswire

Heineken N.V. reports 2014 first quarter results
Amsterdam, 24 April 2014 - Heineken N.V. (EURONEXT: HEIA; OTCQX: HEINY) today announced its trading update for the first quarter of 2014. GlobeNewswire

VOLTA FINANCE - MARCH MONTHLY REPORT
NOT FOR RELEASE, DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLICATION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES GlobeNewswire

Notice re. KBC Bank; Bericht i.v.m. KBC Bank
Notice re. KBC BankAs mentioned earlier, it wil be proposed to the AGM of KBC GROUP dd 30 April 2014 not to pay a dividend regarding financial year 2013.KBC BANK, a subsidiary of KBC Group, will pay a dividend to KBC Group and KBC Insurance. The information regarding this intragroup dividend payment is provided in the attached notice. GlobeNewswire

TGS announces Q1 2014 revenues of USD 222 million
ASKER, NORWAY (24 April 2014) - TGS reports net revenues of USD 222 million in Q1 2014, up 5% from USD 211 million in Q1 2013.1st QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS GlobeNewswire

TGS Announces Two New Projects in the Norwegian Barents Sea
ASKER, NORWAY (24 April 2014) - TGS commences new 2D and 3D multi-client projects in the Norwegian Barents Sea. Both surveys will provide customers with high quality data prior to the closing of the 23rd Norwegian Licensing round. GlobeNewswire

WÄRTSILÄ INTERIM REPORT JANUARY-MARCH 2014
Wärtsilä Corporation INTERIM REPORT 24 April 2014 at 8.30 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

Rezidor Hotel Group: INTERIM REPORT January-March 2014
First Quarter 2014 GlobeNewswire

Oriola-KD Corporation's Interim Report for 1 January-31 March 2014
Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 24 April 2014 at 8.30 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Ordina's Clockwork develops new Stibbe website
Nieuwegein, 24 April 2014 GlobeNewswire

Norske Skog: Higher capacity utilisation and strengthened financial position
Norske Skog continues to strengthen operations in a difficult market. Capacity utilisation in the first quarter remained high at 91% showing the competitiveness of the business units. GlobeNewswire

Novartis delivered solid sales and profit growth in the first quarter of 2014; strong innovation reinforces growth prospects as company transforms portfolio
Novartis International AG /Novartis delivered solid sales and profit growth in the first quarter of 2014; strong innovation reinforces growth prospects as company transforms portfolio . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Nutreco trading update Q1 2014
Revenue Q1 2014 € 853.3 million; an increase of 8.4% from Q1 2013. Organic volume effect was 10.7% Animal Nutrition revenues decreased by 4.6% to € 438.8 million. Organic volume effect was +1.0%, offset mainly by foreign exchange effects Fish Feed revenues of € 414.5 million are 26.6% higher than last year driven by a 24.3% increase in organic volumes and 11 GlobeNewswire

Mobistar Q1 2014 results
Mobistar is delivering on its transformation program GlobeNewswire

OKMETIC OYJ INTERIM REPORT 1 JANUARY-31 MARCH 2014: NET SALES GROWING, STRONG DEMAND ESPECIALLY FOR SENSOR WAFERS
OKMETIC OYJ    INTERIM REPORT        24 APRIL 2014 AT 8.00 A.M. GlobeNewswire

Condusiv Technologies Founder and Chairman Craig Jensen Announced as Chief Executive Officer
BURBANK CA--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) -  Condusiv™ Technologies, Corporation, the leader in high-performance software optimizing technology, people and businesses, today announced that 33 year IT veteran, Chairman and Founder, Craig Jensen, has joined the company's executive management team as its Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. MarketWire

Asian Festival of Children's Content Reveals Shortlist for Scholastic Asian Book Award 2014
The shortlisted candidates for the Scholastic Asian Book Award 2014 were announced by Ms Claire Chiang, Senior Vice president of Banyan Tree Holdings and Chairperson of the Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC), at the festival's press conference held at the National Library Building today. MarketWire

U.S. Residential Sales Activity and Median Prices Reverse Downward Trend in March Even as First Quarter Distressed Sales Increase From the Fourth Quarter
RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released its March and Q1 2014 Residential & Foreclosure Sales Report, which shows that U.S. residential properties, including single family homes, condominiums and townhomes, sold at an estimated annual pace of 5,253,464 in March, an increase of 0 MarketWire

Details of the Upcoming ExpoPlaza Latina Business Conference in Vancouver, BC on April 30, 2014 - Video News Alert posted on InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, BC, April 23, 2014 - Join InvestmentPitch Media at the upcoming ExpoPlaza Latina business Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. GlobeNewswire

Bayhorse Silver (TSXV:BHS) Attending the GreenRush Financial Conference in Vancouver BC on May 7th - Video News Alert on Investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, BC, April 23, 2014 - Bayhorse Silver (TSXV:BHS) would like to invite you to visit their booth at the upcoming GreenRush Financial Conference. GlobeNewswire

ADVA Optical Networking Reports Q1 2014 Financial Results In Line with Guidance
ADVA Optical Networking SE /ADVA Optical Networking Reports Q1 2014 Financial Results In Line with Guidance. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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