Forbes.Com Launches 'Executive Connection'; New Desktop Application Is Sponsored Exclusively by IBM
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Forbes.Com Launches 'Executive Connection'; New Desktop Application Is Sponsored Exclusively by IBM

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 12, (, home page for the world's business leaders, today announced the introduction of a new desktop application - called "Executive Connection" - sponsored exclusively by IBM.

"Executive Connection" lets users create a condensed and personalized version of that offers them instant access to timely and valuable news and data relevant to their businesses - all from their desktop.

The application is free to members, and can easily be installed (from "Executive Connection" currently features:

-- Always-on access to
-- Personalized technology news
-- Instant access to the most current and breaking stories
-- Personalized industry news
-- Customized industry stock data
-- Customized company profiles
-- Easy access to searchable database of Information Technology-related research, white papers and case studies

"Executive Connection underscores our commitment to providing our users with the real-time business news and information tools they need to succeed in their work, career and investments," said Jim Spanfeller, president and CEO of "We're very pleased to be working with IBM on this new desktop application, offering yet another service to help our users get the most out of"

About Inc. (, home page for the world's business leaders, is among the most trusted resources for senior business executives, providing them the uncompromising commentary, concise analysis, relevant tools and real-time reporting they need to succeed at work, profit from investing and have fun with the rewards of winning. - the No. 1 business site on the Web - includes real-time original reporting on business, technology, investing and lifestyle; stock and mutual fund quotes; comprehensive company profiles; a wide array of interactive tools, calculators and databases, including People Tracker, the annual Forbes Lists; the Video Network; a Lifestyle section that currently focuses on high-end vehicles, collecting, real estate, travel, wine and food, and sport; and the complete online editions of Forbes' magazines.

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