DigitalGlobe and GeoEye Agree to Combine to Create a Global Leader in Earth Imagery and Geospatial Analysis

DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI) and GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), today announced that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which the companies will combine in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $900 million. The combination of DigitalGlobe and GeoEye will create a global leader in earth imagery and geospatial analysis with a more diversified revenue base, a superior financial foundation and significant growth potential.

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j2 Global Reports Preliminary Second Quarter 2012 Results and Announces Earnings Call Date

Expected to Achieve Record Quarterly Revenues and Earnings per Share

j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM) today announced preliminary financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2012 and the date for its Q2 2012 earnings call.

Preliminary Q2 Results

Q2 2012 Revenues are expected to be between $88.8 million and $89.5 million compared to $85.7 million for Q2 2011.

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MDA announces transformational US acquisition

Creates leading global communications and information company

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX: MDA), a provider of essential information solutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Space Systems/Loral, Inc. (SS/L) for US$875 million in a transaction that is immediately accretive.  Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, SS/L is the global market leading provider of commercial communications satellites, serving a global customer base.  The acquisition transforms MDA into a major player in commercial communications and provides the Company with critical mass in the U.S. market.

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eFuture Becomes a Provider of Mobile Cloud Services for Nestle Water(R)

eFuture Information Technology Inc. (Nasdaq:EFUT ) (the "Company" or "eFuture"), a leading provider of software and services in China's rapidly growing retail and consumer goods industries, today announced an agreement with NESTLE WATER(R) to provide their Sales Force Automation ("SFA") service, a mobile Cloud service, in Beijing and Shanghai.

SFA is a mobile-based platform that connects sales teams from consumer goods companies to information such as replenishment and promotions in real time from any location, via smartphone providers Android and iPhone, and also on tablets. SFA also provides mobile field tools for managers to identify and supervise team performance and productivity.

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April 19th 2012 - Yell, a leading provider of digital services, today announces the appointment of Jim McCusker to the new role of President of Yellowbook in the US. Jim will have day to day responsibility for all Yellowbook operations, ensuring their effective delivery in support of the Group’s ongoing global strategy.

This involves Yell’s rapid transformation from its established position in providing print and online advertising for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to become a leader in the emerging local eMarketplace. The eMarketplace comprises an innovative platform and digital portal where consumers and SMEs can connect and transact.

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