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Artesyn Embedded Technologies Joins ETSI Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Industry Specifications Group
Artesyn Embedded Technologies, formerly Emerson Network Power's Embedded Computing & Power business, today announced that it has joined the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Industry Specifications Group (ISG) MarketWire

Peak Load Management Alliance Accepting Nominations for Best Demand Response Programs
The Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA) is accepting nominations through February 28 for the best demand response programs and other initiatives offered in calendar year 2013 for its 11th Annual PLMA Award Program. Deadline for submittals is February 28, 2014. The awards will be presented at the 15th PLMA Spring Conference set for April 15-16, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. MarketWire

USDM Life Sciences Vice President of Unique Device Identification Practice, Jay Crowley, Will Speak at Medical Devices Summit
USDM Life Sciences, a leading global regulatory consulting firm in the life sciences industry, is pleased to announce Jay Crowley will speak at the Medical Devices Summit. Crowley will be a panelist at the "Understanding and Implementing Unique Device Identification" session on Tuesday, February 25th at 1:10 pm. MarketWire

Amalgamated Gold and Silver Inc. (BCHS) Signs Letter of Intent (LOI) on ULEXITE Asset
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - Amalgamated Gold and Silver Inc. (AGS) (PINKSHEETS: BCHS) today announced It has signed an LOI with EEPL proprietary, a Bolivian entity, to acquire a 51% controlling interest in the Ulexite Calcination plant in Oruro, Bolivia MarketWire

The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa Hosts King Abdullah II of Jordan and Governor Jerry Brown
RANCHO MIRAGE, CA--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa hosted King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein of Jordan and California governor Jerry Brown last Friday for meetings that included discussions on drought, the efficient use of water and renewable energy MarketWire

Spinning(R) and the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Unite in Fight Against the Number One Killer of Women -- Heart Disease
VENICE, CA--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - Spinning®, the creators of the indoor cycling category and the global leader in programming, education and bikes, today announced its support of the American Heart Association, a non-profit organization with a mission to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke MarketWire

Teachers Avoiding Food in the Classroom Due to Food Allergies
SPRINGFIELD, IL--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - A nationwide Horace Mann Educator Survey shows teachers are choosing to exclude food from the classroom to avoid issues with food allergies/intolerances. Nearly one-third of the teachers surveyed said they don't allow food in the classroom. MarketWire

Industry Analyst Firm Proclaims Lieberman Software Innovation Leader in Privilege Management
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - Lieberman Software Corporation was named the Innovation Leader in privileged account management by analyst firm KuppingerCole MarketWire

Why Wellness Works -- Cleveland Company Boasts Top-Notch Incentives and Engagement
CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - Employers are starting to realize that healthier employees give them an edge. Because wellness programs are proven to reduce absenteeism, employee turnover and insurance premium costs, companies are becoming more creative and engaged when it comes to protecting their best asset, the employees. MarketWire

NexTech Systems Receives ONC HIT Certification Supporting Stage 2 Meaningful Use by CCHIT
TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - NexTech Systems, the top ranked provider of specialty-specific electronic medical records and practice management software, announced today that NexTech with NexERx and NexTech with NewCropRx versions 11.0, 11.1 and 11 MarketWire

HelpSystems Announces Spring Beyond POWER7: IBM i Trends & Tech Tour
MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - HelpSystems, a leader in systems and network management, security, and business intelligence software, is pleased to announce the spring schedule for their popular IBM i trends and technology tour. MarketWire

NanoSteel Introduces EverShot(TM) Offering Extreme High Hardness and Durability for Peening to Precise Specifications
PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - The NanoSteel® Company, a leader in nano-structured steel materials design, today announced the introduction of its proprietary EverShot™ ferrous micro peening alloy. The new material combines high hardness with a low breakage rate which allows the shot peening of parts to precision specifications MarketWire

Max Sound CEO Highlights Significant Progress and Latest Developments
SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) -  Max Sound Corporation (OTCQB: MAXD) MarketWire

WAMS, Inc. Named to CRN's Managed Service Provider 500 List
BREA, CA--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - WAMS, Inc. today announced it has been named to CRN's Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list as one of the MSP Pioneer 250 MarketWire

Leine & Linde's Newest Encoder Meets Needs of Heavy Equipment Users
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - The new Leine & Linde model PHE 900 encoder is now introduced to meet the needs of the most demanding heavy equipment applications, and is currently experiencing particular interest from those in the mining and oil & gas industries MarketWire

California Water Service Company Announces a Delay in Its Cost of Capital Filing
California Water Service Company (Cal Water), the largest subsidiary of California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT), today announced a one-year delay in its Cost of Capital filing with the California Public Utilities Commission (Commission). MarketWire

Las Vegas Gets Set for the Homecoming of One of Its Legends, Buddy Hackett, via His Son Sandy Hackett's Critically-Acclaimed One Man Musical Comedy Show 'My Buddy' at the Starbright Theatre March 15-16
Sandy Hackett grew up watching his dad, legendary comic Buddy Hackett, tickle the funny bones of thousands of people packed into Las Vegas showrooms night after night. Now, the producer and star of the international hit touring musical "Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show" brings "My Buddy" (www.MyBuddyHackett MarketWire

Stay Active for a Youthful Heart and Hearing, BHI Urges Millennials, Gen Xers, and Baby Boomers in Recognition of American Heart Month
The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is encouraging Millennials, Gen Xers, baby boomers, and all generations to engage in physically active lifestyles for both their hearing and heart health in recognition of American Heart Month MarketWire

San Diego Aviators Season Tickets Available Now
Season tickets for the San Diego Aviators are now available. Season tickets include all seven home matches for the Aviators' inaugural season at the Valley View Casino Center (formerly known as the San Diego Sports Arena.) MarketWire

Dr. Bradley J. Monk to Join Prima BioMed's Clinical Advisory Board
Prima BioMed Ltd (ASX: PRR) (NASDAQ: PBMD) ("Prima," "the Company") announced today that Bradley J. Monk, MD, an esteemed clinical researcher and practicing gynecological oncologist, has joined Prima's Clinical Advisory Board to advise the Company's development of CVac™ for the treatment of epithelial ovarian cancer. MarketWire

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Declares First Quarter Cash Dividend of $0.07 per Share
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company" or "First Midwest") (NASDAQ: FMBI), the holding company for First Midwest Bank, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.07 per share MarketWire

Cape Bancorp, Inc. Announces Annual Meeting Information
Cape Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBNJ) announced that the 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held April 28, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at The Greate Bay Country Club, 901 Mays Landing Road, Somers Point, New Jersey. Stockholders of record at the close of business on March 7, 2014 are entitled to vote at this meeting, and any adjournments thereof. MarketWire

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. Announces Extension of Deadline for Delivery of Subscription Certificates and Payment for Shares Pursuant to Notice of Guaranteed Delivery in Connection With Rights Offering
Oxford Lane Capital Corp MarketWire

The Medicines Company to Participate in Upcoming Healthcare Investor Conferences
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) is scheduled to present at the 2014 RBC Capital Markets' Global Healthcare Conference in New York on Tuesday, February 25th at 9:00 AM Eastern Time. Clive Meanwell, MD, PhD, Chairman and CEO, will participate in a question and answer format presentation. The session will be webcast with a link available at The Medicines Company's website http://www MarketWire

abas-USA Attends Event for Enterprise Software Evaluation and Comparison in Atlanta, GA
The Vendor Shootout for ERP provides an opportunity for abas-USA to reach potential enterprise software users at the beginning of the selection process MarketWire

Stuart Grossman Honored With 2014 Compassionate Gladiator Award
Grossman Roth, P.A., Florida's premier trial law firm, is pleased to announce that co-founder Stuart Z. Grossman is the recipient of the 2014 Compassionate Gladiator Award, presented by the Florida Justice Association MarketWire

Mosi Bicycles Launches Chic and Sleek Collection at 2014 PROJECT Las Vegas
Mosi Bicycles, the newest company innovating vintage European-style bicycles with a modern twist, is showcasing at the MAGIC Market Place, specifically at the PROJECT show in Las Vegas, February 18-20, 2014. Specializing in the beauty of bicycling and the need for relaxed stylish riding, Mosi Bicycles is an obvious resident in the fashion-forward world of today MarketWire

UPDATE: UK/Basque-Influenced Crystal Fighters Deliver "Love Natural" Remixes Pt.2 + Announce Sasquatch, Plus String of US Tour Dates
LISTEN VIA DJ MAG PREMIERE: www.djmag.com/node/44217 MarketWire

Tesla Releases Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2013 Financial Results
Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) today released its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013, by posting the current Shareholder Letter on its website. Please visit the investor relations section of the Tesla website at http://ir.teslamotors.com to view the letter and results. MarketWire

Mike Got Flowers, Located Inside Luxurious TENTEN Wilshire, Provides L.A.'s Chic High-Rise With Stunning Flower Arrangements
TENTEN Wilshire, a luxury condo unit complex serving the ultra-demanding and fiercely competitive L.A. luxury realty market, announced the inclusion of a renowned florist as one of its respected tenants. Mike Got Flowers (mikegotflowers MarketWire

MyECheck Launches Version 3.0 Check 21 Electronic Payment System
MyECheck, Inc. (OTC Pink: MYEC), an electronic payment solutions provider and the leader in fully electronic check technology, is pleased to announce the launch of Version 3.0 of its patented electronic check data processing engine MarketWire

Juried Craft Fair Returns to Lake Sumter Landing Market Square in The Villages February 22 & 23, 2014
WHAT: 5th Annual The Villages Craft Festival WHEN: February 22 & 23, Saturday & Sunday,10:00 am - 5:00 pm WHERE: Lake Sumter Landing Market Square in The Villages - Navigational Address: 1129 Canal Street, The Villages, FL 32162 ADMISSION: Free and open to the public WEBSITE: www.artfestival MarketWire

Westcon Group Signs Distribution Agreement With AltiGen Communications
AltiGen Communications, Inc MarketWire

AEW Capital Management Enters Into Joint Venture With Brookfield Office Properties at Heritage Plaza in Houston
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) today announced that it has entered into a joint venture partnership with AEW Capital Management, L.P. on the Heritage Plaza office building in downtown Houston. AEW has purchased a 90% interest in the venture; Brookfield will maintain a 10% interest and will continue its leasing and property management responsibilities at the building MarketWire

BioCorRx Inc.'s Name Change and New Trading Symbol Approved by FINRA
BioCorRx Inc. ('the Company") (OTCQB: BICX) is pleased to announce that Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") has approved the Company's application for a name change from Fresh Start Private Management Inc. to BioCorRx Inc. and assigned a new trading symbol, BICX under a new CUSIP number 09073C106. The market effective date for these changes is February 20, 2014 MarketWire

Hiring for Digital Marketing Professionals Will Rise 38% in 2014, Mondo Reports
Demand for digital marketing professionals will rise 38% from 2013 to 2014, reported Mondo, a technology and digital marketing resourcing provider. Mondo also predicts that up to 50% of all marketing hires in 2014 will have a technical background, a marked change from the skill sets of traditional marketing professionals and a significant increase from 2013. MarketWire

ADC Unveils Program for the ADC 93rd Annual Awards of Art + Craft in Advertising and Design
ADC, the first global creative collective of its kind and longest standing organization championing the visual arts, announced today the program for the ADC Festival of Art + Craft in Advertising and Design. The annual three-day festival will be headquartered out of the James Royal Palm Hotel in Miami Beach from April 7-9, 2014. MarketWire

Franchise Direct Publishes the Top 100 Global Franchises for 2014
For the sixth consecutive year, Franchise Direct has published its Top 100 Global Franchises list, a definitive ranking of the best franchises in the world. This ranking is unique in that it recognizes a franchise's global growth and expansion. MarketWire

RBTK Managing Partner New Host of Local Finance Radio Show
Managing partner of local CPA firm, RBTK LLP, Kevin Brown, has been named the new host of wsRadio.com's Wealth Building Hour. The radio show will cover a variety of financial topics, including asset protection, taxes, investing and wealth management advice. Brown will host the show every fourth Tuesday of the month at 9 a.m. MarketWire

UK/Basque-Influenced Crystal Fighters Deliver "Love Natural" Remixes Pt.2 + Announce Sasquatch, Plus String of US Tour Dates
LISTEN VIA DJ MAG PREMIERE: www.djmag.com/node/44217 MarketWire

Bridal Event Showcases One of the Most Romantic Wedding Venues in North London
All too often, planning a wedding feels a lot like conducting a science experiment. You can predict the outcome, but the only way you'll truly know how everything will turn out is to just go through with it. On March 9, 2014, however, the St MarketWire

Revolutionary Concepts Stock Rises 873%, Breaks Trading Barriers, Trades 79.26 Million Shares
Revolutionary Concepts Inc., (OTCQB: REVO), a publicly traded company that develops online mobile video software and remote security communication systems, announced that shares of its common stock rose in price more than 842%, in the past two weeks. Based on today's intraday trading, its price has traded as high as $0 MarketWire

Courtyard Sacramento Midtown Prepares for Multimillion-Dollar Renovation
Everybody loves a good makeover, and for travelers to the Sacramento area, the excitement is just about to begin. The Courtyard Sacramento Midtown is undertaking a multimillion-dollar renovation this month that promises to update its 139 guest rooms and suites for a stunning new effect. MarketWire

SpringHill Suites Long Island Brookhaven Celebrates Live on the Vine Winterfest
The year has just begun and it's time to start experiencing live music to soothe away the winter blues. The SpringHill Suites Long Island Brookhaven is making it easy to uplift your mood with these great events. MarketWire

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Announces Upcoming Events
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPHM), a biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class monoclonal antibodies focused on the treatment and diagnosis of cancer, today announced that the company will participate in the following investor conferences: MarketWire

Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. Announces Supply Agreement With Blue Belt Technologies, Inc.
Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. (NYSE MKT: HRT) and its subsidiary Micron Products, Inc. (the "Company") announced today that it has entered into a multi-year supply agreement with Blue Belt Technologies, Inc. (Blue Belt) to produce orthopedic implant components used in its STRIDE™ Unicondylar Knee system. MarketWire

Agri-Dynamics, Inc. ("AGDY.PK") Announces Anticipated Merger With Hip Hemp Group LLC
Agri-Dynamics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AGDY) is pleased to announce advanced merger negotiations with Hip Hemp Group LLC, a diversified hemp and medicinal marijuana company with widespread operations including 12 dispensaries, 8 grow rooms, a hemp jewelry line, and a new THC-based drink line; operations currently span four states including Colorado, California, Washington State, and Nevada MarketWire

4 Ways to Help Your Child Build a Good Credit Score, According to Creditnet.com
Like it or not, credit scores play a large role in a person's financial wellbeing. As a result, responsible parents should teach their children about credit and money management at a young age. By educating them, children will learn financial responsibility and can start building their credit. According to Creditnet MarketWire

Eos Petro, Inc. Successfully Completes Third "Works Property" Well
Eos Petro, Inc. (OTCQB: EOPT), today announced the successful completion of a third well on its Works Property, located in the Illinois Basin. "After completing our most recent $2.5 Million financing, we were able to complete our newest Works Property well. That well is now producing between 40 and 50 BOPD, and production is anticipated to increase in the coming weeks MarketWire

Four Veteran Attorneys Join Waller as Firm Launches Memphis Office
Waller, one of the nation's preeminent law firms serving the healthcare industry, announced today that it has opened a new office in Memphis, Tenn. that will expand the firm's depth and experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors MarketWire

Mapi Chief Medical Officer, Ronald Christensen, M.D., to Speak at Orphan Drug Conferences on Implementation of Patient Registries in Orphan Drug Development
Mapi, the leading expert in Observational Studies, Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) and Real-World Evidence, announces that Ronald Christensen, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at Mapi and an industry-leading expert in orphan drug development, will make presentations at two major orphan drug conferences. At both events, Dr MarketWire

ITA Flies to Washington to Advocate for Tech Sector
Leaders and members of the Illinois Technology Association (ITA) joined TechVoice's annual fly-in to Washington, D.C. last week to advocate for IT sector priorities on Capitol Hill. TechVoice is a partnership of CompTIA and the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA). MarketWire

NAIFA, College for Financial Planning Join Forces to Create New State-of-the-Art LUTCF Designation Program
The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and the College for Financial Planning have formed a partnership to create an enhanced, dynamic and interactive curriculum for NAIFA's renowned Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) designation, established in 1984. MarketWire

Philip M. Smith 1932-2014
Aurora Flight Sciences announces with deep regrets the passing of Philip M. Smith, a member of our Board of Directors for more than 20 years. MarketWire

Luxor Linens Brings Luxury Sheets, Towels and Bath Robes to Your Home With the Click of a Mouse
Luxury home textiles company, Luxor Linens, is pleased to announce the expansion of their e-commerce boutique, offering the widest selection of Egyptian cotton sheets, towels, bathrobes and other home textiles all customizeable for delivery to your door, with just the click of a mouse MarketWire

Digital BrandWorks Launches Channel Management Program for Manufacturers to Increase Distribution and Sales and Protect Brand
Digital BrandWorks, www.digitalbrandworks.com, a digital consultancy which specializes in representing manufacturers in the digital marketplaces, today launches a Channel Management Program (CMP) to help manufacturers increase sales, protect margins and improve their brick and mortar relationships. MarketWire

Apollo Residential Mortgage, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Financial Results
Apollo Residential Mortgage, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: AMTG) today reported financial results for the quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013. MarketWire

Safeway Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2013 Results
Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) today announced it is in discussions concerning a possible transaction involving the sale of the company. Although the discussions are ongoing, the company has not reached an agreement on a transaction, and there can be no assurance that these discussions will lead to an agreement or a completed transaction MarketWire

Take a Listen to Clean Bandit "Rather Be" ft. Jess Glynne (Atlantic UK / Big Beat Records)
British electronic group Clean Bandit emerges on the scene with a four-week #1 stronghold for "Rather Be" ft MarketWire

WPCS Appoints Alliance Advisors as Its Investor Relations Firm
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS) today announced that it has appointed Alliance Advisors, LLC ("Alliance Advisors") as its investor relations firm MarketWire

The Warranty Group Extends Agreement With American Residential Warranty
The Warranty Group, Inc. and American Residential Warranty (ARW) announced today a multi-year extension of their existing agreement, which offers valuable warranty programs to homeowners throughout the United States. MarketWire

W Technologies Enters Into Joint Venture With 420 Innovations, LLC
W Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTCG) (www.wtechnologies.biz) announced today that it has entered into a Joint Venture Agreement with 420 Innovations LLC, which is in the business of designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing hi-tech delivery devices and accessories to the rapidly growing market of medical dispensary businesses for marijuana and a variety of nutraceutical products MarketWire

StonehengeNYC Creative Director Michael Stern and Imagine Gallery Artist Peter Ruprecht to Be Interviewed Live Today on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio DFW 1190AM
MarketWire

Ornim Medical Completes $10 Million Fundraising From OrbiMed Israel, With Participation by GE and Existing Investors
Ornim Medical, a biomedical technology company pioneering non-invasive patient monitoring solutions for cerebral and tissue blood flow with the innovative CerOx™ & c-FLOW™ devices, completed a fundraising round of $10 million led by OrbiMed Israel, with participation by GE and Agate venture capital fund MarketWire

I Link 2 Music Announces Director of Digital Mobile Convergence and Cultural Strategy
iL2M International Corp. (the "company" or "iLink2Music.com") (OTCQB: ILIM), an emerging music entertainment and social media company, announced today that it has appointed Mr. Leveious Rolando as Director of Digital Mobile Convergence and Cultural Strategy. MarketWire

Vectren Corporation Reports 2013 Results; Issues Guidance for 2014
Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) today reported net income for the year ended Dec. 31, 2013, of $174.1 million, or $2.12 per share, excluding the 2013 results from ProLiance Holdings, LLC (ProLiance), compared to net income of $159.0 million, or $1.94 per share in 2012 MarketWire

Target Energy Limited Announces Initial Sydney #2 Production Rate Reaches 316 BOEPD
US-focused oil and gas producer Target Energy Limited ("Target") (OTCQX: TEXQY) (ASX: TEX) is pleased to provide an operations update on its Fairway Project in West Texas. MarketWire

Ken Carbone & Leslie Smolan Awarded 2014 AIGA Medal
Founding partners of Carbone Smolan Agency (CSA), Kenneth Carbone and Leslie Smolan are recipients of the prestigious 2014 AIGA Medal, the highest honor of the design profession MarketWire

One Horizon Group to Host Virtual Road Show -- Conference Call and Webcast on February 26, 2014 at 12:00 Noon EST
One Horizon Group, Inc. (OTCQB: OHGI) ("One Horizon" or the "Company"), which develops and licenses the world's most bandwidth efficient mobile voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") platform for smart phones, today announced that it will host a conference call and webcast at 12:00 pm ET on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 to provide investors with an overview of One Horizon's growth strategies. MarketWire

IXIASOFT Introduces New Branding With Website Redesign
IXIASOFT, whose signature products include DITA CMS and TEXTML Server, announces its company-wide rebrand today. IXIASOFT and its product names remain the same, but the company and product logos are completely redesigned along with the IXIASOFT website: www.ixiasoft.com. MarketWire

Parents of Brain-Injured Teen File Lawsuit Against Houston Trampoline Park
A lawsuit was filed today by the parents of a Houston teenager who suffered seizures and a traumatic brain injury after falling through a torn trampoline canvas at a local trampoline park last June MarketWire

New TaxACT App, Tax Return Status, Tracks E-Filed Tax Returns, Federal Refunds and More
TaxACT®, the critically acclaimed leader of affordable tax solutions, has released Tax Return Status, a mobile app for tracking the status of e-filed returns and federal refunds. The free app is available for Android and iOS, and can be used by all U.S. taxpayers, not just TaxACT customers. MarketWire

Alkame Appoints Water Industry Veteran and Water Corporate Executive to Board Advisor Role
Alkame Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ALKM) (OTCQB: ALKM), a health and technology holding company with a focus on patentable, innovative, and eco-friendly consumer products, is pleased to announce Robert Ramsey to the key role as Advisor to the Board of Directors of its patented technology bottled water company. MarketWire

Alliance Memory Appoints K. K. Fan as Director of Operations
Alliance Memory today announced that K. K. Fan has joined the company as its director of operations in Taiwan. In his new role, Mr. Fan will be responsible for overseeing the company's daily operations as its SRAM and DRAM products continue to experience worldwide growth. MarketWire

Avantor Performance Materials Names Jean-Paul Mangeolle to Board of Directors
Avantor™ Performance Materials, a global manufacturer and supplier of high-performance chemistries, announces the appointment of Jean-Paul Mangeolle to its Board of Directors. MarketWire

Office Pride Named to Franchise Business Review's Top 200 Franchises
Office Pride commercial cleaning franchise's high marks for franchisee satisfaction earned it a coveted spot on Franchise Business Review's ninth annual Top 200 Franchises list. MarketWire

VentriNova's Gene Therapy Strategy Regenerates Heart Muscle Cells - Preclinical Data Published in Science Translational Medicine
VentriNova, a regenerative medicine company with a novel gene therapy product, announced today that the journal Science Translational Medicine has published the results of a preclinical study demonstrating the ability of VN-100 to regenerate heart muscle in large animals following a heart attack. MarketWire

American National Bankshares Inc. Announces First Quarter 2014 Cash Dividend
American National Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ: AMNB), parent company of American National Bank and Trust Company, announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share, payable March 21, 2014, to shareholders of record March 7, 2014. MarketWire

Cheapflights.com Explores the Wild World of Carnival
Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, Carnival -- all synonymous with one big party. Held each year leading up to Ash Wednesday (March 5th this year), Mardi Gras and Carnival celebrations bring out some crazy partying and wild traditions in many parts of the world. The travel experts at Cheapflights MarketWire

From Tired to Inspired -- FrogTape(R) and DIY Television Stars Revamp an Inner-City School's Lunchroom
On January 21, FrogTape® brand painter's tape unveiled a brand new cafeteria design for a Cleveland elementary school as part of the brand's Love for the Lunchroom cafeteria makeover program. In October 2013, the FrogTape team evaluated five schools within the Cleveland Metropolitan School District that were in major need of a lunchroom upgrade MarketWire

Zeacom Brings Multi-Faceted Presence to Lync Conference 2014 in Las Vegas With Silver Sponsorship
(BOOTH #614) - Zeacom, an Enghouse Interactive company and leading provider of multi-channel contact center and business process automation solutions, today announced its participation as a Silver Sponsor, along with details of its multi-faceted presence at the sold-out Microsoft Lync Conference 2014 in Las Vegas later this month. MarketWire

World Moto Celebrates 100th Potential Wheelies Distributor
World Moto, Inc. (OTCBB: FARE) (OTCQB: FARE) (BERLIN: WM7) (BERLIN: A1J8SY) ("World Moto" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has been contacted by Fabrice Chretien, General Manager of Tecnoglobe, to discuss mutual opportunities for distributing Wheelies in France MarketWire

Software-Defined Storage Leader Gridstore Debuts Accelerate(TM) Partner Program
GRIDSTORE™, the leader in software-defined storage optimized for Windows Servers and Hyper-V, today announced their Accelerate™ Partner Program. Gridstore designed its Accelerate Partner Program to ensure their partners can differentiate themselves from the competition and deliver the innovative storage solutions that today's customers demand. MarketWire

Connotate Announces 25% YOY Growth in Total Contract Value for 2013
Connotate, Inc., the leading provider of Web data extraction and monitoring solutions, today released its 2013 results, which included a record increase of 25% in Total Contract Value (TCV), premier client wins and the successful deployment of its 4.0 release. MarketWire

ISR's Brain Cancer (Glioblastoma Multiforme) Report Analyzes Market Opportunity, Product Pipelines
Industry Standard Research (ISR) today announced the release of a new market research report titled "Brain Cancer (Glioblastoma Multiforme): Disease and Pipeline Analysis," offering the biopharmaceutical industry an in-depth overview of the current glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) market and an analysis of the significant opportunities that exist for effective new therapies. MarketWire

Kelly Services(R) Wins Inavero's 2014 Best of Staffing(R) Client Award
Kelly Services, a leader in providing workforce solutions, announced today it has been named as one of Inavero's 2014 Best of Staffing® Client Award winners MarketWire

The Eva Longoria Foundation Joins unite4:good Movement as a Founding Affiliate to Provide Hope and Opportunity to Everyone
Demonstrating its ability to mobilize numerous resources and supporters to help others give back and foster a more compassionate world, unite4:good (www.unite4good.org) today announced that The Eva Longoria Foundation (http://www.evalongoriafoundation.org/) is the latest to join its coalition of charitable organizations and sponsors as a Founding Affiliate. MarketWire

pCell(TM) Wireless Breakthrough Delivers Fiber-Class Mobile to Everyone, All the Time
Technology pioneer Steve Perlman, Founder and CEO of Artemis Networks, today unveiled pCell™ technology, a radical new approach to wireless that consistently delivers full-speed mobile data to every mobile device concurrently, regardless of how many users are sharing the same spectrum at once MarketWire

Wireless Ronin Sets Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Conference Call for Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. ET
Wireless Ronin Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: RNIN), a leading marketing technologies solutions provider, will hold a conference call on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to discuss results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. Financial results will be issued in a press release prior to the call. MarketWire

Nativeflow Powers the BYOD Revolution With Mobile Data Protection
Nativeflow, an enterprise mobile data protection company, today launched its solution for the next generation of connected devices and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) technology. With Nativeflow, IT can lock down enterprise data on personal mobile devices, allowing secure employee access to the enterprise's internal or external cloud MarketWire

European Personnel Selection Office Partners With Prometric to Support Audio-Video Computer-Based Testing
The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) and Prometric, a trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, today announced a multi-year framework agreement for the exclusive delivery of new audio-video computer-based testing (CBT) solutions that may be introduced as part of the European Union (EU) Institutions' selection processes. MarketWire

CDS Global Launches Marketing Database to Provide Clients With Actionable Customer Analytics
CDS Global, the leader in end-to-end business process outsourcing, today announced the first phase of the company's comprehensive new marketing database and business intelligence solution. Customer Insights provides an integrated view of customer relationships across an organization's enterprise to deliver the detailed insight usually achieved only through a costly custom marketing database MarketWire

Artec Consulting Announces Beta Launch of Affiliate Network
Artec Consulting Corp. (OTCQB: ACTL), an emerging vertically integrated marketing firm providing affiliate marketing, publishing and strategic consulting solutions, today announced the beta launch of its affiliate network operations at Artec Media (www.artecmedia.com), connecting merchants and affiliates worldwide. MarketWire

In First Year, Littleton Colorado Website Inspires Community Engagement and Draws International Visitors
One year after launching a new city website, developed in partnership with the online government experts at Vision Internet, Littleton, Colo. today reported a surge in online community engagement, mobile access and international visitors. The website littletongov MarketWire

DragonWave Expands Portfolio with Introduction of Harmony Eband
DragonWave® Inc. (TSX: DWI)(NASDAQ: DRWI) a leading global supplier of packet microwave radio systems for mobile and access networks, today announced it has expanded its product portfolio with the introduction of the Harmony Eband, a compact, lightweight radio that operates in the 70-80 GHz spectrum with low-energy consumption MarketWire

NeoStem CEO Dr. Robin Smith Interviewed on Clear Channel's "The Traders Network" Business Talk Radio
NeoStem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBS) ("NeoStem" or the "Company"), a leader in the emerging cellular therapy industry, announced today that Dr. Robin L. Smith, Chairman and CEO, was interviewed live on Clear Channel's "The Traders Network" hosted by Michael Yorba. This was Dr. Smith's second appearance on The Traders Network. In a two-part interview, Dr MarketWire

Nutroganics (NUTT) Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire NuStar
Nutroganics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NUTT) ("Nutroganics") announces signing a definitive agreement to acquire NuStar Nutritional Manufacturing Company, LLC ("NuStar"). The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2014; subject to customary closing conditions and a financing contingency. MarketWire

PetroTech Oil and Gas, Inc. Set to Expand Into Legalized Cannabis Sector
PetroTech Oil and Gas Inc. (OTC Pink: PTOG) (the "Company" or Petrotech") is pleased to announce today that they have set up a subsidiary company in Colorado, and Washington, to serve as the foundation for the company's entry into the emerging market for medical and recently legalized recreational marijuana in the United States. MarketWire

Groupon Follows LiveDeal's Lead but Without Key Benefits to Users
LiveDeal (NASDAQ: LIVE) has been in the online deal space for all of six months and already it's a trend setter. LiveDeal's "instant deal" platform, www.livedeal.com, has a number of advantages for both merchants and consumers, including one that Groupon liked so much it chose to introduce a similar version of it MarketWire

Nuvilex's Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Readies to Challenge Eli Lilly and Celgene in Late-Phase Clinical Trials
Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB: NVLX) is a small biotech firm in Silver Spring, Maryland, that hopes to soon be mentioned with much larger biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies like Eli Lilly and Celgene MarketWire

Recent Marijuana News From Washington, D.C., Pivotal to Plandai Biotechnology's Success in the Industry
Plandaí Biotechnology (OTCQB: PLPL) executives are certainly in favor of what 18 legislators are trying to accomplish with their letter to President Obama asking him to reclassify marijuana. They're likely equally as elated with news from the Administration last Friday that paves the way for legal banking between legitimate marijuana businesses and U.S. banks. MarketWire

The FIDO Alliance Focuses RSA Conference 2014 Community on Standards-Based Strong Authentication
RSA-- The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance (http://www.fidoalliance.org/), an industry consortium revolutionizing online authentication with standards for strong authentication, today announced plans for the RSA Conference USA 2014, which is taking place in San Francisco, CA from February 24-28 MarketWire

ThousandEyes Named a 'Vendor to Watch'
ThousandEyes, who provides IT performance management for the cloud era, today announced that it has been awarded with the coveted Vendor to Watch award from Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), a leading industry analyst firm. EMA Vendors to Watch are companies that provide unique customer value by solving problems that have previously gone unaddressed. MarketWire

Liftopia Tempts Skiers and Riders to Join "National Play Hooky & Ski Week"
Who needs an official holiday to sneak in a powder day? Celebrate the third annual National Play Hooky & Ski Week from Monday, March 3 to Friday, March 7, and get more skiing or boarding in this year with the help of Liftopia -- the largest online and mobile marketplace for lift tickets and other mountain activities. MarketWire

Venstar's ColorTouch Thermostats Now Certified for Integration With Control4 Automation Systems
Venstar®, a leading thermostat and energy management systems supplier, today announced that its ColorTouch® residential and commercial color touch screen programmable thermostats can now be integrated with Control4® automation systems MarketWire

Yankee Leisure Group Increases Contact Center Profitability With OAISYS Tracer Call Recording and Quality Monitoring Solution
OAISYS®, a leader in business call recording and contact center management solutions, has helped Yankee Leisure Group of Beverly, Mass., improve the quality and consistency of its contact center calls, resulting in improved customer service and increased upselling of travel products and services MarketWire

Ayasdi Continues Industry Accolades, Receives Four Major Innovation Awards
Ayasdi (www.ayasdi.com) today announced that it has received four more major industry awards, bringing its total to nine milestone awards since the company launched in January 2013. This continued recognition reflects the growing impact of Ayasdi's pioneering approach to help solve some of the world's most complex problems, such as cancer research, energy exploration, and fraud detection MarketWire

Alliance Media Group Holdings, Inc. Is Proud to Announce the Appointment of Peter Jermyn and Lord Anthony St John to the Board of Advisors of AMG Renewables
Alliance Media Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: ALLM) (the "Company") announced today that Peter Jermyn, of Consolidated Securities, and Lord Anthony St John, a member of the UK House of Lords and an expert on renewable energy, joined the Board of Advisors of its wholly owned subsidiary AMG Renewables, LLC (www.amgrenewables.com). MarketWire

Google Lunar XPRIZE Selects Five Teams to Compete for $6 Million in Milestone Prizes
The Google Lunar XPRIZE announced today the five international teams selected as finalists for Milestone Prizes, with a total purse of $6 million to be awarded this year MarketWire

Pazoo Expands Already Impressive Roster of Health and Wellness Experts
Pazoo, Inc. (OTCQB: PZOO) (German WKN#: A1J3DK) is pleased to announce it has once again expanded its number of Health and Wellness Experts who share their knowledge, insight and expertise with www.pazoo.com visitors. MarketWire

Lithium Exploration Group Distributes a Letter to Shareholders
Lithium Exploration Group Inc. (OTCQB: LEXG) CEO addresses shareholders. MarketWire

Winston Baker to Host Film Financiers Representing Billions at Los Angeles Forum
Winston Baker, the leading global producer of film finance conferences announces the program and speaking faculty for the 6th Annual Film Finance Forum ® West in association with Variety. The workshops, speed networking session, invitation-only reception and conference will be held on March 4-5, 2014 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. MarketWire

Lilee Systems Appoints Lele Nardin as Vice President of Engineering
Lilee Systems, the leading provider of advanced wired and wireless communication products, solutions and services for the transportation industry, today announced the appointment of Lele Nardin as Vice President of Engineering. Mr. Nardin will serve on the executive leadership team and report to Chief Executive Officer Jia-Ru Li, Ph.D. MarketWire

DB Networks Names Database Security Veteran Gerry D'Agostino as VP of Business Development
DB Networks, an innovator of behavioral analysis in database security, today announced the appointment of information security industry veteran Gerry D'Agostino as Vice President of Business Development. In this role, Mr. D'Agostino will be responsible for the overall management of DB Networks' business development organization, including strategic partnerships, OEMs and channel development. MarketWire

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Announces Closing of Preferred Stock Offering
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPHM) (the "Company"), announced today that it has closed its previously announced underwritten public offering of 700,000 shares of its 10.50% Series E Convertible Preferred Stock (the "Series E Preferred Stock") at a public offering price of $25.00 per share MarketWire

AirWare Labs Announces Additions to Executive Management Team
AirWare Labs Corp. (OTCQB: AIRW) today announced additions to its executive management team: MarketWire

Synapse Design Attends DVCon Discussing Proven, Breakthrough Solutions to Design Challenges
Synapse Design, the leading SOC design partner serving most of the Fortune 500 companies, today announced the Company will participate in DVCon, March 3-6 at the Doubletree in San Jose, Calif. Synapse Design will be located in booth 401. MarketWire

Accellion Named Finalist in Info Security Products Guide's Global Excellence Awards
Accellion, Inc., the pioneer in providing secure enterprise solutions that improve mobile productivity, today announced it was named a finalist for the 10th Annual 2014 Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards in the Compliance category MarketWire

Worldwide Signs Letter of Intent With E3 Services and Solutions
Worldwide Internet, Inc. (OTC Pink: WNTR) announced today that the company has entered into a Letter of Intent with E3 Services and Solutions LLC (www.e3space.com). MarketWire

Square and (RED) Debut SQUA(RED) Reader
Today, in partnership with AIDS organization (RED), Square debuted a Special Edition SQUA(RED) Reader, bringing the color red to the company's hardware products and enabling local sellers and their customers to play a role in one of the greatest challenges of our time -- the fight to end AIDS. Sellers in the United States can get a Special Edition SQUA(RED) Reader online at mkt.com/red. MarketWire

Pizza Patron San Antonio Off to a "Texas-Sized" Start in 2014
The San Antonio Pizza Patrón stores are off to a 'Texas-sized' start in 2014 with January year-over-year comp sales growth of more than 325 percent. MarketWire

Education Technology Entrepreneurs Seeking to Find, Scale and Fund Innovation Are Invited to Apply for Tallwave's High Tide Lean Business Competition
Startups from across the U.S. with innovations poised to disrupt education are invited to apply for the recently launched High Tide™ for EdTech lean business competition, Tallwave announced today. Applications will be accepted until March 14, 2014 and can be completed online at www.tallwavehightide.com. MarketWire

Nexage Introduces Mobile's First Complete Brand Safety Solution
Nexage, the leading premium mobile advertising exchange, today announced the closed beta launch of Nexage Protect, the most complete and robust brand safety solution in mobile advertising. Nexage Protect provides a rigorous set of controls that enable premium publishers and advertisers to aggressively grow their mobile business while vigilantly protecting their brand. MarketWire

PXI Systems Alliance Releases New Multi-Vendor PXI Configurations Media Content
The growing adoption of PXI is fuelled by key benefits of this standard -- flexibility, scalability, footprint and speed -- and the increasing size of the PXI module portfolio. Each year, current and new PXI module manufacturers as well as software vendors and integrators, enable the development of solutions for evolving applications in multiple industry segments. MarketWire

Booker's(R) Bourbon Celebrates 25 Years With Exclusive Limited Edition Release
In honor of 25 years, Booker's® Bourbon is giving bourbon enthusiasts a reason to celebrate with a limited edition release of an exclusive bottling that is the most unique liquid produced to date. Batch No. 2014-1 pays homage to its namesake, 6th Generation Beam Master Distiller, Booker Noe, who was a lot like his favorite bourbon: uncut, unfiltered and straight up. MarketWire

Sonobi and MediaMath Join Forces to Enable Premium Programmatic Media Buying
Sonobi today announced its strategic partnership with MediaMath to provide advertisers direct, programmatic access to a new class of certified premium inventory. MarketWire

BTI Systems Senior Executives to Present at Major Industry Conferences Around the Globe
BTI Systems, the software and networking leader empowering content and service providers to capitalize on trends in cloud services, mobility and Internet video, today announced that senior executives will be speaking at several major upcoming industry events. MarketWire

Cinnabon and Air Wick Launch Cinnamon Roll Air Fresheners
The irresistible aroma of freshly baked, piping-hot Cinnabon® cinnamon rolls wafting through... your living room? It's now possible. The maker of World Famous Cinnamon Rolls® has partnered with RB's Air Wick® brand to introduce the Cinnabon Classic Cinnamon Roll fragrance that will be available at leading grocery and retail stores in the U.S. and Canada this year. MarketWire

Bridgelux Has Named Cem Basceri CTO
Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, today announced semiconductor industry veteran Dr. Cem Basceri has joined its Executive Staff. Basceri will serve as CTO and oversee the technology and product development programs at Bridgelux. MarketWire

Real Brands, Inc. Announces New Organizational Structure
Real Brands, Inc. (OTC Pink: RLBD), ("Real Brands") has organized the current activities of the company into three (3) divisions, laying the proper foundation to support current business development: MarketWire

Major Cable MSOs Begin Trials of 4Cable RF2F Technology to Add New Subscribers
4Cable TV International, Inc. (OTCQB: CATV) ("4Cable" and/or the "Company"), a global manufacturer of outdoor equipment for cable and broadband transmission providers, is pleased to announce that several Major and Independent Cable Multi-System Operators (MSO's) have commenced trials of the Company's patent-pending RF2F technology MarketWire

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen Launches New Franchise Development Website
Award-winning remodeling franchise DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen has launched a new franchising site at www.dreammakerfranchise.com, featuring interviews with the management team and franchisees, financial details about the business and an in-depth look at the training, support and business model that help DreamMaker stand out. MarketWire

Pure Cycle Corporation Announces Renewal of Sky Ranch Oil & Gas Lease to Conoco
Pure Cycle Corporation (NASDAQ: PCYO) announces today that Conoco has extended the term of its Sky Ranch Oil and Gas Lease. MarketWire

Granite Telecommunications Selects Metaswitch Networks
Granite Telecommunications, LLC, has built a geographically redundant IP-based voice infrastructure using Metaswitch Networks' software and equipment for its core voice switching functionality. MarketWire

M.S. in Computer Science Debuts Online at Syracuse University
Known for producing the next generation of innovators in computer science, Syracuse University is again expanding its reach beyond its physical confines. The university's Master of Science in Computer Science program is now available in the online format, with classes starting in August 2014 MarketWire

Astute Networks to Feature ViSX All-Flash Storage Appliance at Ft Belvoir Expo
Astute Networks™, Inc., the leading provider of Networked Flash™ appliances, today announced it will join together with hundreds of Defense and Civilian IT professionals, procurement representatives and acquisition personnel to discuss the industry developments driving the future of data center strategy, at next week's Ft Belvoir Expo, taking place in Washington, DC, on February 27 MarketWire

U.S. Added 16,520 Franchise Jobs in January, According to ADP National Franchise Report(SM)
U.S. private-sector franchise jobs increased by 16,520 during the month of January 2014, according to the ADP National Franchise Report(SM). Broadly distributed to the public each month free of charge, the ADP National Franchise Report measures monthly changes in franchise employment derived from ADP's actual transactional payroll data MarketWire

SunGard Availability Services Partners With BlackBridge to Extend Cloud Recovery Services in Western Canada
SunGard Availability Services, a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, today announced it has partnered with BlackBridge Networks to deploy a Recover2Cloud® pod for server replication providing real-time data replication and same-day recovery MarketWire

Smith Micro and Amdocs Validate ANDSF Interoperability for Seamless Wi-Fi Access and Traffic Optimization
Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a leading provider of wireless and mobility solutions, today announced the successful completion of interoperability tests between the Amdocs Smart Net intelligent offload solution and the Smith Micro NetWise® traffic management client MarketWire

New America Provides Update on Current Operations
New America Energy Corp. (OTC Pink: NECA), through its wholly-owned operating subsidiary Title King, LLC, which provides short-term high interest loans to consumers through the collateral use of car and truck titles, announces update on current operations. MarketWire

Manufacturers Take Note: Global Economy Driving Recall Sprawl
According to the ExpertRECALL™ Index released today, the fourth quarter of 2013 showed an increase in a number of critical data points underscoring that the recall industry is more complex and challenging than ever MarketWire

Worthington Industries Earns Recognition as a John Deere "Partner-Level Supplier"
Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WOR) announced today that it has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2013 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company's highest supplier rating MarketWire

Republic of Texas Brands Appoints a New Director of the Cannabis Products Division
Republic of Texas Brands, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: RTXBQ) has announced that it has appointed Randy Safford as the new COO and Marketing Director of the Cannabis Products Division. Mr. Safford is seasoned successful professional and brings many years of sales and marketing experience to the organization MarketWire

Joyce Sullivan Joins Socialware as Vice President of Social Business Programs
Socialware, the leading social business solution provider for regulated industries, today announced that Joyce Sullivan, a financial services veteran with more than 20 years of experience in a variety of executive roles at firms including Citigroup, Credit Suisse, JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo, has joined the company as the vice president of social business programs MarketWire

MaintenanceNet Strengthens Global Lead in Service Revenue-Automation Market With Investment From Kayne Partners
MaintenanceNet, Inc., the leading provider of service annuity solutions, today announced a partnership with Kayne Partners, the growth private equity group of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P., a $25 billion alternative investment management firm MarketWire

WorkForce Software Reports Exceptional Growth, Sets Stage for Continued Expansion in 2014
WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, today shared details of the exceptional growth the company experienced throughout 2013 MarketWire

Media Alert: Hitachi Data Systems to Showcase Leading Network Analytics Technology at Mobile World Congress 2014
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced it will showcase the benefits of monetizing data for mobile service providers at Mobile World Congress 2014, February 24-27 MarketWire

Global Telesat Awarded Additional Asset Tracking and Mapping Order by U.S. Premier Emergency Response Organization
Global Telesat Corp. ("GTC"), a wholly owned subsidiary of World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCQB: WSGI), a developer of lighter-than-air aerostats and unmanned aerial systems, has been awarded a follow-on multi-year order to provide additional satellite-based tracking and mapping services for the United States' premier emergency response organization MarketWire

Horizon Technology Finance to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Financial Results
MarketWire

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. Announces Agreement With Its Final Lender to Complete Its Restructuring Plan and Approval From Nasdaq for Continued Listing in Order to Regain Compliance
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: SHIP) announced today that it has entered into a delivery and settlement agreement with its remaining lender to unwind its final credit facility. Under this agreement, the Company will sell its four vessels to a nominee of the lender in full satisfaction of the underlying loan MarketWire

Power Assure CTO to Speak at Extendance Data Center Conference in Switzerland About Software Defined Power
Power Assure®, Inc., the leading Software Defined Power solutions provider for data centers, today announced that Clemens Pfeiffer, chief technology officer (CTO), will be a featured speaker at Extendance Data Center Management Event, taking place February 26, 2014 in Zurich, Switzerland at the Neue Börse Conference Hall. MarketWire

Exclusive Networks Group Marches Toward 1bnEUR Target with 18% Growth in 2013
Exclusive Networks Group is celebrating another highly successful year after recording annual revenues of 328.3mEUR in 2013. The Group's financial growth has been supported by significant geographic expansion - both organically and through acquisition - as well as market-defining international sales strategies such as CARM and the launch of its Big Technology business division MarketWire

Bob Lentz -- Former Chief Information Assurance Officer for the U.S. Department of Defense -- Joins the Apigee Advisory Board
Apigee today announced that Robert (Bob) Lentz, the former Chief Information Assurance Officer (CIAO) for the U.S. Department of Defense, has joined the Apigee advisory board. As an advisor, Lentz is providing insight and counsel to Apigee on IT security strategies MarketWire

Shelfbucks Launches Beacon Technology in Austin's Tarrytown Pharmacy
Shelfbucks Inc., the leading iBeacon promotion platform for retail stores, today announced it has finalized the roll out of its solution in Austin's landmark Tarrytown Pharmacy, one of 3,500 stores in the Health Mart national pharmacy chain. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Cicero With CIO Impact Best-in-Class Technology Partner Award
Cicero Inc. (OTCBB: CICN), a leading provider of desktop activity intelligence and improvement software, was honored by Frost & Sullivan with a CIO Impact Award at the 2014 ConNEXTions Executive MindXchange for partnering with companies to deliver transformative technology solutions that increase employee productivity and improve the customer experience. MarketWire

Agreement Signed Between Global Clean Energy, Inc. and Fortune 500 Industry Leader
Global Clean Energy, Inc. (OTC Pink: GCEI) announces the completion of a long term Feedstock Agreement with Sonoco Recycling a member of the Sonoco family, Hartsville, SC (NYSE: SON). Sonoco Recycling will provide end of life plastic in addition to other solid waste streams to GCE for future Waste to Fuel (W2F) plant developments in North America. MarketWire

Innovation Group and SpatialKey Announce Strategic Partnership
Innovation Group is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with SpatialKey that combines the expertise of two leading insurance industry data analytics solution providers. MarketWire

Sefaira Adds Daylighting Analysis to Performance Based Design Platform
Sefaira, the leader in software for high performance building design, today announced that its performance based design platform now includes daylighting analysis. With the addition of daylighting, Sefaira combines two critical design metrics in the same tool MarketWire

OneSpin Solutions Introduces Unique, Formal-Based Observation Coverage Solution to Magnify Verification Closure Precision
OneSpin Solutions™, provider of innovative formal assertion-based verification (ABV) and formal equivalence checking solutions, today announced Quantify™, patented software already proven in integrated circuit (IC) development environments to increase the precision with which verification coverage may be measured. MarketWire

REMINDER: MEDIA ADVISORY: BMO Global Asset Management to Host Media Call on 3-5 Year Global Investment Outlook
Panel to provide macro investing outlook and impact of possible scenarios for U.S MarketWire

IntelePeer Launches CoreCloud UC Service
IntelePeer, a leading provider of on-demand, cloud-based communications, today announced CoreCloud UC, a cloud-based unified communications (UC) as a service offering that supports leading UC platforms, including Microsoft Lync. IntelePeer CoreCloud UC is a fully hosted service designed to meet the complete communications and collaboration needs of businesses. MarketWire

MEDIA ALERT: Oski Technology to Highlight the Oski Formal Sign-Off Methodology at DVCon, Outlining Benefits of Applying Custom Abstraction Models During Formal Analysis
WHO: Oski Technology, Inc., the only dedicated formal verification service provider WHAT: Will highlight the Oski Formal Sign-off Methodology during DVCon 2014 in Booth #305, outlining the benefits of applying custom Abstraction Models during formal analysis to reach deeper search depth and achieve faster proof MarketWire

REMINDER: First Advantage CEO to Discuss Linkage Between Background Screening and Compliance on DriveThruHR
WHO:Mark Parise, chief executive officer of First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and the leading global provider of background screening analytics and identity solutions WHAT:Will be the featured guest on DriveThruHR, a top-rated daily internet radio show focusing on issues of concern to HR professionals MarketWire

LUX Fund Technology and Solutions Receives Advent Premier Consulting Partner Designation
Advent Software, Inc MarketWire

REMINDER: TMP Worldwide Executive to Explore HR and Talent Acquisition Software Landscape in Upcoming Webinar
WHO: Joseph Vaccarella, vice president of Platform Solutions & Channels for TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC, a global, tech-enabled talent acquisition company WHAT: Will present the complimentary webinar, "HR and Talent Acquisition Software: Exploring the Current State of Software and Associated Technologies and Their Impact to HR MarketWire

Brisio Innovations (CSE:BZI) Lists on Canadian Securities Exchange - Video News Alert on Investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, BC, February 19, 2014 - Brisio Innovations (CSE:BZI) is one of the latest new listings on the Canadian Securities Exchange, formerly known as the Canadian National Stock Exchange, and is trading under the symbol BZI GlobeNewswire

Flowserve to Present at 2014 Gabelli & Company Industrial Flow and Infrastructure Conference
Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced plans to present at Gabelli's 2014 Industrial Flow and Infrastructure Conference in New York City on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 beginning at 11:30am Eastern time GlobeNewswire

Flowserve to Present at Stifel Nicolaus 2014 Industrials Conference
Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced plans to present at the Stifel Nicolaus 2014 Industrials Conference in New York City on Thursday, February 27, 2014 beginning at 10:20am Eastern time GlobeNewswire

Open Source Health (CSE:OSH) Lists on Canadian Securities Exchange - Video News Alert on Investmentpitch.com
Vancouver, BC, February 19, 2014 - Open Source Health (CSE:OSH) is one of the latest new listings on the Canadian Securities Exchange, formerly known as the Canadian National Stock Exchange, and is trading under the symbol OSH. Open Source Health is the first cloud based integrated healthcare platform for women that allows women to proactively take control of their own healthcare. GlobeNewswire

Cytokinetics Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock
South San Francisco, CA, February 19, 2014 - Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq: CYTK) announced today that it intends to offer and sell shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering GlobeNewswire

Medical Device Innovator OxySure Systems (OTCQB:OXYS) Summarizes Recent Corporate Activities - Video News Alert Summary Hosted on InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, BC, February19, 2014 - OxySure Systems (OTCQB:OXYS) a medical device innovator of life-saving, easy-to-use emergency oxygen solutions with its "oxygen from powder" technology, has recent corporate activities summarized in a video by InvestmentPitch GlobeNewswire

SilverCrest Mines (TSXV:SVL) (NYSE-MKT:SVLC) Confirms High Grade Gold and Silver Results from Underground Drilling at Santa Elena Mine in Mexico - Video News Alert on InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, BC, February 19, 2014 - SilverCrest Mines (TSXV:SVL) (NYSE-MKT:SVLC) has reported results of further delineation underground drilling completed in the fourth quarter of 2013 at the company's 100%-owned Santa Elena Mine is located in the State of Sonora, Mexico. GlobeNewswire

Aéroports de Paris' 2013 FY Results: Control Over OPEX and Strong Consolidated EBITDA growth at +4.7%
2013 annual results: GlobeNewswire

STMicroelectronics Reveals Advanced Security Module for Smart-Grid Fortification and Reliability
Ready-to-use secure element, personalized and certified to leading smart-grid security standards, combines robust protection with unique flexibility GlobeNewswire

KBR To Provide Purifier(TM) Technology for Two Russian Ammonia Plants
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                             February 19, 2014   GlobeNewswire

Zhone Technologies Introduces MX 180, Firing Up Multi-Gigabit Connections
Contacts GlobeNewswire

Perma-Fix Announces Formation of Medical Isotope Technology Company
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI) today announced it intends to grant an exclusive, restricted field of use license to use its new process, technologies and patents when granted, to produce Technetium-99 (Tc-99m) for medical applications, to a wholly-owned subsidiary, Perma-Fix Medical Corporation MarketWire

New Research Reveals Most Enterprises Leaving Door Open to Rogue, Root-Level Access and Cyberattacks
Venafi, the leading provider of Next-Generation Trust Protection, today announced Ponemon Institute research which reveals enterprises tolerate security vulnerabilities by allowing open door, root-level access in the 2014 SSH Security Vulnerability Report MarketWire

GetInsured Announces Online Alternative to Healthcare.gov
GetInsured, a leading health insurance technology company, today announced an integration with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that gives Americans an online alternative to Healthcare.gov for enrolling in subsidized health insurance MarketWire

RE2, Inc. Awarded Contract to Develop Exoskeleton Simulator
RE2, Inc. announced today that the company has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program with the U.S. Army to develop the Biomechanical Exoskeleton Simulator System, a software tool to assess the impact of load carriage and body-wearable robotic devices on musculoskeletal health and performance MarketWire

Warner Music Group and Shazam Announce Landmark Strategic Alliance
Warner Music Group (WMG) and Shazam® today announced an innovative strategic alliance that will discover new acts and sign them to a Shazam branded label under WMG, and that will collaborate in enhanced marketing across WMG's roster of artists. MarketWire

Newegg Continues International Expansion With the Addition of Its Canada Marketplace
Newegg, fresh off a strong financial finish to the 2013 calendar year, today revealed details of the company's newly opened Canada Marketplace. Newegg Canada plays an important role in the company's expansion plans and adding a Marketplace to this region fuels its rapid growth. MarketWire

Venafi Helps Enterprises Combat Rise in Attacks on Trust Using SSH
Venafi, the leading provider of Next-Generation Trust Protection, today unveiled powerful new cybersecurity defenses to help enterprises fight the rise in attacks using Secure Shell (SSH). New research released by the Ponemon Institute shows that 3 out of 4 Global 2000 organizations have no security system for SSH, leaving the door open for rogue, root-level access and data compromises. MarketWire

Hipcricket to Bring Mobile Marketing to Google Glass and Other Wearable Devices
Hipcricket®, Inc. (OTCBB: HIPP) (OTCQB: HIPP), the leader in mobile engagement and analytics, today announced its AD LIFE® platform now supports website rendering and text messaging technology across wearable technology, like Google Glass MarketWire

Qualtrics Unleashes New Research Suite Capabilities With Innovative Real-Time Survey Health Dashboard
News SynopsisToday Qualtrics announced new functionality for the market-leading Qualtrics Research Suite. Enhanced capabilities include real-time monitoring of survey performance in the field, a one-click Net Promoter Score (NPS) feature to make it easier to gauge customer loyalty, and new SMS survey capabilities MarketWire

NetApp Introduces Unified Scale-Out Storage Systems and Virtualization Software for the Unbound Cloud Era
NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) MarketWire

Bluebox Security Launches, Ushers in a New Era of Mobile Security
Bluebox Security launched today with the first mobile data security solution to provide visibility and protection of corporate data -- at rest or in transit -- across any mobile application on iOS or Android. With Bluebox™, enterprises can trust mobile while giving employees the freedom and privacy they need to be productive. MarketWire

Media Alert: Armstrong and Colombia Compra Eficiente Executives Among Speakers at Coupa INSPIRE 2014
WHAT: Coupa Software, the leading SaaS provider of cloud-based financial solutions, today announced the speakers for INSPIRE 2014, its annual user conference. Finance professionals, procurement leaders and industry analysts will gather for this industry conference to exchange best practices for reducing costs and to hear Coupa's announcements of new solutions for 2014 MarketWire

REVI Posts Record Annual Revenues and Earnings
Resource Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: REVI) -- Kimberly Kaiser, President of Resource Ventures Inc, is pleased to announce today that the Company has Posted Record Annual Revenues of $ 2,311,959.00 and Record Net Income of $ 166,559.00, for the Year Ended December 31, 2013. Mrs MarketWire

Automated Analytics Pioneer BeyondCore Raises $9 Million in Series A Round Led by Menlo Ventures
Automated Analytics software pioneer BeyondCore has raised $9 million in a Series A round led by Menlo Ventures. Traditional analytics involve tradeoffs between power and simplicity. BeyondCore makes powerful analytics simple and fast. With BeyondCore's One-Click Analysis™, any business user can conduct sophisticated statistical analysis without the assistance of a data scientist or analyst MarketWire

AMD Embraces Gamers With AMD Rewards Program
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Rewards program powered by Raptr, giving AMD Radeon™ graphics and AMD APU-based PC gamers the chance to redeem points earned within the AMD Gaming Evolved application for prizes. MarketWire

Centrue Financial Corporation Announces New Stock Ticker Symbol
Centrue Financial Corporation (the "Company" or "Centrue") (OTCQB: CFCB) (PINKSHEETS: CFCB), parent company of Centrue Bank, was recently approached by another firm who expressed interest in purchasing the 'TRUE' ticker symbol MarketWire

AT&T Digital Life, Affinegy, GOWEX, iControl Networks, Kii, Muzzley, Patavina Technologies, 2lemetry, Tuxera and Vestel Group Join the AllSeen Alliance
The AllSeen Alliance, the broadest cross-industry consortium to advance the Internet of Everything, today announced that 10 more companies -- AT&T Digital Life, Affinegy, GOWEX, iControl Networks, Kii, Muzzley, Patavina Technologies, 2lemetry, Tuxera and Vestel Group -- have joined the initiative. MarketWire

Former BellSouth CIO Fran Dramis Named Chairman at Catavolt
Catavolt Inc. today said Fran Dramis, former BellSouth chief information, e-commerce and security officer, is now chairman of its board of directors. MarketWire

CAMAC Energy Announces FPSO Contract for Production Operations Offshore Nigeria
CAMAC Energy Inc. ("CAMAC") (NYSE MKT: CAK) announced today that a long-term contract has been signed for the floating, production, storage, and offloading vessel ("FPSO") Armada Perdana. The contract provides for an initial term of five years beginning January 1, 2014, with an automatic extension for an additional two years unless terminated by CAMAC with prior notice MarketWire

BroadSoft to Speak at Mobile World Congress WIPJam Workshop for Mobile Developers
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced that Steve Kaish, vice president, business development at BroadSoft, will lead a featured workshop session at WIPJam @ Mobile World Congress 2014, a mobile developer-focused event at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Mr MarketWire

Genius Brands International Starts Production on the New Adventure Series, "Thomas Edison's Secret Lab"
Genius Brands International, Inc. ("GBI") (OTCQB: GNUS), a global brand management company dedicated to providing entertaining and enriching 'content with a purpose' for toddlers to tweens, announces the start of production and delivery of its pilot episode of the new animated children's series, "Thomas Edison's Secret Lab." MarketWire

Lantronix to Showcase M2M Enabling Solutions, IoT-Powered Humanoid Robot and eBike at Embedded World 2014
Lantronix, Inc MarketWire

InMobi Report Finds 83% of Consumers Plan to Conduct Mobile Commerce in Next 12 Months, 15% Increase From 2013
InMobi, the world's largest independent mobile advertising company, today announced the results of its 2014 Mobile Media Consumption Report, which provides insights into changing trends in mobile media consumption habits MarketWire

InMobi Launches Apponomics -- A Free Book to Help Developers Grow Their Mobile App Business
InMobi, the world's largest independent mobile advertising company, today announced the release of its first book, "Apponomics -- The Insider's Guide to a Billion Dollar App Business MarketWire

Guavus to Co-Present Panel With Bell Canada at GSMA Mobile World Congress on 25th February 2014 in Barcelona
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS -- Guavus, the leading provider of big data analytics solutions, today announced that Louis Brun, SVP of Marketing and Product Strategy, will co-present a panel with Bell Canada on 25th February at the 2014 GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona MarketWire

Air Canada Selects Morpho's Itemiser DX for Enhanced Air Cargo Screening
Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, today announced that Air Canada has deployed Morpho's Itemiser® DX desktop explosives trace detector (ETD) to screen air cargo. MarketWire

Vitesse Unveils Small Form Factor IC Portfolio for IoT Networking
Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: VTSS), a leading provider of advanced IC solutions mobilizing Internet of Things (IoT) networks, introduced the latest generation of its energy efficient SimpliPHY™ Gigabit Ethernet (GE) portfolio -- VSC8501, VSC8502, and VSC8514 single, dual and quad PHYs -- targeted at IoT networks transitioning to Gigabit Ethernet speeds MarketWire

Change in the clinical development program for laquinimod
Lund, Sweden, February 19, 2014 - Active Biotech (NASDAQ OMX NORDIC: ACTI) today announces that its partner Teva Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: TEVA), has decided not to proceed to the randomization stage of the planned Libretto trial for the treatment of Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS), as the current design is no longer aligned with the regulatory strategy GlobeNewswire

Omnicare Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2013 Financial Results; Company Provides Full-Year 2014 Guidance
CINCINNATI, February 19, 2014 - Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:OCR) reported today financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013. GlobeNewswire

Integra Gold Intersects 91.03 g/t Gold Over 1.0 Meter, 73.75 g/t Gold Over 1.0 Meter and 29.69 g/t Gold Over 3.0 Meters at Parallel Zone
Integra Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: ICG) - MarketWire

Signet Jewelers Limited and Zale Corporation Announce Definitive Agreement for Signet to Acquire Zale Corporation
Signet Jewelers Limited ("Signet") (NYSE: SIG) (LSE: SIG), the largest specialty retail jeweler in the US and the UK, and Zale Corporation ("Zale") (NYSE: ZLC), a leading specialty retailer of fine jewelry in North America, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Signet to acquire all of the issued and outstanding stock of Zale for $21 MarketWire

EVIDENCE.com Expands Its Cloud-Based "Virtual Evidence Room"
Recognizing that law enforcement agencies often rely on manual practices to transfer sensitive electronic evidence -- including videos, photos and audio recordings -- to district attorneys (DAs) and other outside parties, EVIDENCE.com, a business unit of TASER (NASDAQ: TASR) today unveiled EVIDENCE MarketWire

Hangover Joe's (HJOE) to Launch Git-R-Done Energy Drink Featuring Larry the Cable Guy
Hangover Joe's Holding Corporation. (OTCQB: HJOE) The maker of "The Hangover" Recovery Shot announced today it has signed a major licensing deal with Git-R-Done Productions, Inc. and will launch a new non-caffeinated, all natural healthy energy shot, Git-R-Done-Energy, in the Spring / Summer of 2014 MarketWire

BYOD, Internet of Things and Overall Network Growth Impacting IP Address Complexity and Need for Easy-to-Use Management Solutions
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Lithia Motors Reports Adjusted EPS of $0.98 for Fourth Quarter 2013 and $3.99 for Full Year 2013
Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD) reported the highest fourth quarter adjusted net income in Company history and increased adjusted net income from continuing operations 33% for the fourth quarter 2013 over the prior year period. MarketWire

Capacity for Bio-Based Materials and Chemicals Nearly Doubles to 13.2M Tons in 2017
Bio-based material and chemical (BBMC) technologies have reached an inflection point with companies scaling to commercial production levels and growing revenues, according to Lux Research. The leading growth category will be intermediate chemicals like adipic acid and lactic acid, with capacity growing from 2.0 million metric tons (MT) to 4 MarketWire

Platinum Supplemental Insurance Recognizes John Olmsted
Platinum Supplemental Insurance recently recognized the advancement of John Olmstead of Morrison, Colo., to sales assistant team leader. Olmsted started his Platinum sales career in August 2011. His commitment and success make him an excellent candidate to lead a team of sales representatives selling Platinum products. MarketWire

Synergy Resources Announces Annual Meeting on April 16, 2014
PLATTEVILLE, CO--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - Synergy Resources Corporation (NYSE MKT: SYRG), a U.S. oil and gas exploration and production company focused in the Denver-Julesburg Basin announces its annual meeting date. MarketWire

Sylvan Learning Extends DAC Group Digital Media Agency of Record Mandate
Education and tutoring service provider Sylvan Learning Inc. has centralized its digital media investment to include display and increase its SEM execution with DAC Group. The 800+ location franchise has experienced a double digit increase in digital conversion rates since 2012. The increase is largely accredited to a revamp of its online presence and search campaigns in the US and Canada. MarketWire

Russia as a Strong Sales Market for German Furniture Manufacturers -- Discover New Trends at Office Next Moscow 2014
The German furniture industry had a difficult year in 2013. Production fell by 3.0% and sales by 1.2%. Trade associations expect 2014 to be on par with the previous year. Dirk-Uwe Klaas, Managing Director of the Association of the German Furniture Industry (VDM), sees markets with potential, especially in Russia. "German products have a good reputation in Russia MarketWire

Modern Bakery Moscow 2014: Fantastic Level of Involvement at the German Community Stand
20 years of Modern Bakery Moscow: Anniversary trade fair 2014 23 - 26 April 2014 at the Expocentre in Moscow 44 exhibitors from Germany on more than 1,000 square metres The Russian market for bakery and confectionery goods remains lucrative and interesting for German companies MarketWire

POWX2014 -- Bulk Powder Expo on Track -- Russian Commodity Markets on the Rise
Huge potential for bulk goods and technologies in Russia High demand by exhibitors Russian markets for bulk goods on a growth path The Russian economy is continuing on its growth path in the area of bulk goods and their technologies MarketWire

Central Tanshi and Tullett Prebon Agree to Reorganise Joint Venture in Japan
Tullett Prebon, one of the world's leading interdealer brokers, and its long-time joint venture partner in Japan, Central Tanshi, have agreed to reorganise their Tokyo business operations. MarketWire

CEO Gerald Commissiong of Amarantus to Be Interviewed Live Today on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio DFW 1190AM
Amarantus Bioscience Holdings, Inc MarketWire

LiveRail to Bring Video Publisher Forum to London
LiveRail, the leading video monetization platform for publishers, today announced it is taking its highly regarded Video Publisher Forum to London, on March 18th, 2014 at the Kings Place event center MarketWire

The Medicines Company Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Financial Results
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO), a global company focused on saving lives, alleviating suffering, and improving the economic efficiency of the world's leading hospitals, today announced fourth quarter and full year financial results for 2013. MarketWire

Stanley Tomchin Sponsors Wimbledon Trip
Stanley Tomchin, Turnberry resident and Stirling Club member, teamed up with tennis director Marty Hennessy to host a European Leadership Tour for a group of children from the Vegas-based Marty Hennessy Jr. Tennis Foundation MarketWire

Piksel 316Networks Unveils the Digital Church Ecosystem at NRB
Piksel 316Networks, a leading provider of video solutions to houses of worship, will be demonstrating how ministries can grow and keep people engaged through a "digital church" ecosystem at the NRB International Christian Media Convention, February 23-25, 2014 in Nashville, USA. MarketWire

Google Capital Invests in Renaissance Learning
Renaissance Learning, a K12 assessment and learning analytics company with a presence in more than a third of U.S. schools, announced a minority investment from Google Capital at a company valuation of $1 billion. Google Capital was formed in 2013, and its investments to date include SurveyMonkey and Lending Club. This marks Google Capital's first investment in education. MarketWire

UPDATE: Independent Film Development Corporation Wins Lawsuit Against Junior Capital, Inc. and IBacking Corp., Cancelling $473,000 in Debentures and $500,000 Contract
The Independent Film Development Corporation (OTCQB: IFLM), with a plan of operations to develop themed resorts and be a sales / distribution agent for digital films, announced today that it has prevailed in its lawsuit against Junior Capital, Inc. and IBacking Corp. MarketWire

Texas Bitcoin Conference Coming to Austin
The Texas Bitcoin Association today announced that the first-ever Texas Bitcoin Conference (http://texasbitcoinconference.com/) will be occurring in Austin on Wed., March 5, and Thurs., March 6, 2014. The event will be held at the Technology and Conference Center located at the Circuit of the Americas motor racing complex, 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd., Austin, TX 78617. MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor Brings Intercomp On Board for Central Europe Representation
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) and Intercomp today announced a new agreement which appoints Intercomp as a Lattice representative in Central Europe MarketWire

Start Preparing Now to File for Your H-1B Visa, Advises FitzGerald & Company
If you or your employer need help with the filing of an H1b visa application, Boston Immigration Attorney Desmond P MarketWire

FDA Accepts Filing of the Medicines Company's New Drug Application for Intravenous Antibiotic Oritavancin With Priority Review
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the filing of a new drug application (NDA) for oritavancin, an investigational intravenous antibiotic, with priority review MarketWire

Alchemia Announces Quarterly Fondaparinux Profit Share
Alchemia Limited (ASX: ACL), a drug discovery and development company, today reports profit share of A$2.8 million (US$2.5 million) for the quarter ended 31 December 2013, on sales of its generic anti-coagulant drug fondaparinux. Alchemia will receive A$2.2 million (US$2.0 million) following its contribution of A$0.55 million (US$0 MarketWire

Harris County, Texas, Leads U.S. for Industrial Project Development With $21 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Harris County, Texas, has the distinction of being the No. 1 county in the U.S. for industrial project development. Currently, Harris County has 312 active industrial projects totaling more than $21 billion, according to Industrial Info's North American Industrial Project Database. MarketWire

TVA Commits to New Gas-Fired Generator, Mulls Decision on Allen Plant, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Tennessee Valley Authority (NYSE:TVE) (Knoxville, Tennessee) is taking steps toward a cleaner, less carbon-intensive energy future, with plans to construct a 1,000-megawatt (MW), natural gas-fired, combined-cycle generator (NGCC) on the site where it will close two aging coal-fired generators, in Paradise, Kentucky. MarketWire

The U.K. Candidate Experience Awards Set to Announce 2013 Winners
The Candidate Experience Awards, a non-profit organisation focused on facilitating the evolution of the employment candidate experience, today announced details of the U.K. Candidate Experience (CandE) 2013 Awards Announcement and Reception. The 2013 CandE Award honourees will be announced and celebrated, at a special ceremony taking place at The Brewery in London on Tuesday, 25 February, 2014. MarketWire

Talent Board Launches CandE-Bar, an Exclusive Community Dedicated to Elevating Candidate Experience
Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a positive candidate experience, announced today the launch of the CandE-Bar, an exclusive community of Candidate Experience (CandE) Award winners, dedicated to advancing the role of a positive candidate experience through idea sharing. MarketWire

CeraTech Establishes New Standard for Green Sustainable Cement -- EPD Verifies the Lowest Carbon Footprint for Concrete
CeraTech, the industry's leading producer of durable, high performance, and lowest carbon cement for concrete, announced today the release of an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for ekkomaxx™ cement concrete. This is the first EPD completed for a non-portland bulk cement MarketWire

First Live Video Streaming Technology myplayXplay Arrives for Sports; Coaches Make Instant On-the-Field Decisions With Mobile Devices
Welcome news for coaches nail-biting their way through this intense season of competition and playoff games is a revolutionary new product called myplayXplay™ (my-play-by-play) that combines advanced live-streaming video technology with easy-to-use mobile devices MarketWire

Ivera Medical Announces Allowance of Key Patent by USPTO
Ivera Medical, developer of the Curos Port Protector® disinfecting cap, announced the recent allowance by the United States Patent and Trademark Office of a significant patent regarding these products. Ivera Medical has the exclusive license for this patent, Publication number 2007/0112333 MarketWire

Ensim Brings OSS/BSS Functionality to OpenStack, Enabling Commercialized IaaS Offerings
Ensim Corporation, a leading provider of automation and orchestration solutions to service providers and enterprises, today announced Ensim IaaS Manager for OpenStack® MarketWire

EFMD to Hold Global MBA Directors Conference at ESMT in Berlin
Under the theme "Leading the MBA - From Personal Coach to Programme Innovator", the conference will address some of the key challenges encountered by MBA programme directors. MarketWire

Fidelity Bank Supports Central Mass. Local Organizations, Nonprofits, Community Events and Causes With Record $250,000 in 2013; Introduces LifeDesign Community Dividend
As part of its long-term mission to help improve the quality of life of its clients, communities, and employees, Fidelity Bank has announced creation of the LifeDesign Community Dividend, a new program that has distributed more than $250,000 in support of nearly 50 local community organizations, events, and causes during 2013. MarketWire

Inavero Announces 2014 Best of Staffing(R) Winners
Inavero, the world's leading provider of client and job candidate satisfaction research for staffing agencies, today announced its 2014 Best of Staffing® Award winners along with its newly released 2014 Best of Staffing Diamond Award winners, reserved for those who have earned Best of Staffing distinction for at least 5 consecutive years MarketWire

Imtech: Investigation in Switzerland
Recent press articles have mentioned suspicions of unethical business behavior, including excessive gifts and entertainment, by an Imtech company in Switzerland.Imtech has started an investigation and Imtech is fully cooperatingwith the justice department in Switzerland. Imtech will publish the results of the investigation when they are available GlobeNewswire

Alma Media acquires a stake in online travel service Rantapallo Oy
Alma Media Corporation    Press Release    19 February 2014 at 11:45 a.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

Small changes in net borrowing requirement
The Swedish National Debt Office expects a central government net borrowing requirement of SEK 67 billion for 2014. This is an increase of SEK 6 billion compared with the forecast from October. Next year the gradual improvement of the economy will reduce the net borrowing requirement to SEK 17 billion. GlobeNewswire

South Central Goes Boxless With Entone
Entone, Inc., a global leader of Hybrid TV and Connected Home solutions, announced today that South Central Rural Telephone Coop (SCRTC) has selected its EnterLink™ video networking solution for delivery of advanced IPTV services to multi-TV homes. MarketWire

CohesiveFT CTO Chris Swan -- CloudExpo Europe 2014 Speaker and Panelist -- Details Running Enterprise Business Operations in Cloud
CohesiveFT, the original cloud networking company, will be demonstrating VNS3 3.5 with Docker container integration on 26 and 27 February at CloudExpo Europe in London. Additionally, CohesiveFT CTO, Chris Swan will be presenting and participating in panels throughout the event MarketWire

Registration Now Open for the 2014 Brand2Global Conference and Free Webinar Series
Brand2Global Conference announced today that the second annual event, designed for global marketing professionals, will be held on 1-2 October, 2014 and will be returning to the Doubletree - Tower of London Hotel. This two-day conference will bring together experienced global marketing practitioners to focus on key strategies in global branding, global marketing and global digital media. MarketWire

Amobee Announces Significant Platform Expansion to Ensure Brand Success With Mobile App Users
Amobee, the company defining digital advertising, today announced Amobee LTV, a significant update to the Amobee Platform, which enables advertisers, publishers and app developers to gain insights into their mobile app customer base and increase customer success and ROI of their mobile apps MarketWire

Protecode Expands the Availability of Open Source Management Tools in Germany
Protecode, the leading provider of easy-to-adopt, easy-to-use solutions for managing open source licenses, today announced the expansion of its presence in Europe with the formation of Protecode Germany MarketWire

ADVA Optical Networking Launches AnyCell(TM) Connectivity to Answer Mobile Bandwidth Boom
ADVA Optical Networking SE /ADVA Optical Networking Launches AnyCell(TM) Connectivity to Answer Mobile Bandwidth Boom . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Change in the Executive Board of Ziggo N.V.
Change in the Executive Board of Ziggo N.V. GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer 2013 Full-Year Report
February 19, 2014 - Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information services, today released its 2013 full-year results. GlobeNewswire

Invitation to Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results Presentation in Oslo
DNO International ASA will release its Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results to the Oslo Stock Exchange at 08:00 am CET on 20 February 2014. GlobeNewswire

MTN Nigeria selects Ericsson for managed services
GlobeNewswire

Novartis investigational compound LDE225 met primary endpoint in pivotal trial for patients with advanced basal cell carcinoma
Novartis International AG /Novartis investigational compound LDE225 met primary endpoint in pivotal trial for patients with advanced basal cell carcinoma . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Barry Callebaut takes over remaining 51% of certified bean supplier Biolands
Barry Callebaut /Barry Callebaut takes over remaining 51% of certified bean supplier Biolands . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Vivakor Nominated as Junior Minor of the Year by HEFFX and HEFFCAP
HENDERSON, NV--(Marketwired - February 18, 2014) - Vivakor Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VIVK) announces that the Company has been nominated for the Junior Minor of the Year by HEFFX and HEFFCAP. MarketWire

AngloGold Grows Annual Output First Time in 9 Years; Costs Fall
AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) said today all-in sustaining costs in 2013 improved and annual production rose for the first time in almost a decade after it successfully cut spending and commissioned two new mines. MarketWire

Nutreco expands in Asia
Nutreco is expanding its presence in Asia. With two new state-of-the-art plants in Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City area) and Indonesia (East Java) and a remodel of its Chinese plant in Xiangtan (Hunan), Nutreco increases its focus on the production of premixes and farm minerals GlobeNewswire

New Nespresso system aims to reshape North American coffee industry
Nestlé S.A. /New Nespresso system aims to reshape North American coffee industry. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Clariant AG: Clariant continues on profitable growth path in 2013
Clariant AG /Clariant AG: Clariant continues on profitable growth path in 2013. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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