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2014-04-22 16:32:46

BEDFORD, Mass., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE), a leading supplier of biometrics software and services, today reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Revenue for the first quarter of 2014 was $6.6 million, an increase of 33% compared to $5.0 million in the same quarter last year. Operating income before patent related income in the first quarter of 2014 was $1.3 million compared to $2.2 million in the first quarter of 2013....

2014-04-22 12:36:01

July 2, 2014 Payment Date Following June 13, 2014 Record Date Quarterly Dividend of 45.75 Cents per Share Declared by Board Reflects 5% Increase Announced in February 2014 TORONTO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Rogers Communications Inc. ("Rogers") announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend totalling 45.75 cents per share on each of its outstanding Class B Non-Voting shares and Class A Voting shares. The quarterly dividend declared today...

2014-04-22 12:33:03

GATINEAU, QC, April 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the announcement of the $110 million modernization of Les Promenades Gatineau, we are proud to announce that the renovation is well underway! We are now at the stage of expanding the north façade, which overlooks Maloney Boulevard. This will add 20,000 square feet to that section of the shopping centre. Moreover, we are also working on the expansion of the new food court which will be open to the public in November 2014. This...

2014-04-22 08:35:00

Leading retained executive search firm secures Scott Formby, Former Global Creative Director for Frette, Lucky and J.Crew NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelle Stuhl & Company, Inc., a global retained executive search firm specializing in recruiting creative and business executives, recently worked with Toronto-based Indigo Books & Music to find an Executive Creative Director for Fashion and Home. Formby will lead teams at both the Toronto headquarters as well as...

2014-04-22 08:33:51

CAMBRIDGE, England and BOSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linguamatics is today celebrating being named as a winner of the Queen's Award for Enterprise - the UK's highest accolade for business success. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140421/76923 Linguamatics receives the award for International Trade in recognition of outstanding growth in export sales across USA and Europe for its natural language processing (NLP)-based text analytics software platform. Over the...

2014-04-21 16:21:14

HALIFAX, April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Concerned Shareholders of Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") today advised fellow shareholders that proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS") has confirmed the Concerned Shareholders' stated view that they are responsible for positive changes at Sherritt. Referring to the Concerned Shareholders as "the dissident" in a report issued today, ISS says: "Management has demonstrated a high level of shareholder...

2014-04-21 12:23:59

HONG KONG, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME, "Shanda Games" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer, operator, and publisher in China, today announced that Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited ("Shanda Interactive"), the controlling shareholder of Shanda Games, has entered into a share purchase agreement with Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD, "Perfect World"), another leading online game developer and operator in China, for Perfect...

2014-04-21 12:23:01

(All Amounts in U.S. dollars unless stated otherwise) VANCOUVER, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today announced that it will not amend its offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Osisko Mining Corporation ("Osisko"). The offer will expire at 11:59 pm on April 22, 2014. "We stated from the beginning of this process that we would remain disciplined with respect to our offer to acquire Osisko, and our decision not to amend the...

2014-04-21 08:24:13

Campaign aims to show Canadians that banking can be simple TORONTO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Tangerine (formerly ING DIRECT) is launching a new, fully integrated advertising campaign aimed at engaging Canadians from coast to coast. Rooted in the company's focus on improving Canadians' banking experiences, the bold campaign features a fresh face that personifies the brand's commitment to simple and progressive everyday banking. "You only get one chance to make a...

2014-04-21 08:23:10

BEIJING, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, today announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire a total of 30,326,005 class A ordinary shares of Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME) ("Shanda Games"), a leading online game developer, operator, and publisher in China. Pursuant to the share purchase agreement, the Company will...