|Weekly News Digest
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ScreamingMedia Launches Business Tracker
ScreamingMedia, Inc. (http://www.screamingmedia.com), a provider of information management services and products, has announced the launch of Business Tracker. This product delivers fully customized and integrated intranet applications that offer businesses a variety of research capabilities. Business Tracker combines ScreamingMedia's content with Gale Group's (http://www.gale.com) public and private company information.
Business Tracker is ScreamingMedia's first intranet product that combines the company's content sources with Stockpoint's (a ScreamingMedia business) market data and financial news. The product is a series of applications that enables the research and tracking of mission-critical information across industries. It provides comprehensive information on 450,000 public and private companies, news, and detailed financial statement and securities data from a growing archive of premium global publications. In addition, Business Tracker is an end-to-end solution that fully integrates with leading portal platforms, including Plumtree, iPlanet, Oracle, BEA, and BroadVision, to allow for a seamless and easy-to-use interface.
Business Tracker features four primary modules and an assortment of modular portlets, all accessible through a single, personalized interface. Its core functionality allows users to do the following:
Source: ScreamingMedia, Inc.
- Search news archives, public and private company profiles, and company financials or screen companies based on specific financial criteria
- Monitor saved news searches, news topics, company profiles, financials, and competitive watch lists. End-users can build custom pages to match their areas of interest
- Browse news by topic, industry, or publication
- Create Custom Alerts for publicly traded companies and other securities
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