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and CS4 Master Collection, as well as 13 point products, 14 integrated technologies,
and seven services. The package will help designers and developers work together
easily; it also features improved support for Flash technology.
Source: Adobe Systems, Inc. (www.adobe.com)
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Dow Jones Unveils First
Product After Generate Acquisition
Dow Jones & Co.’s Business and Relationship Intelligence Group released its
Caspio: DIY Databases first combined product since acquiring Generate in April. The offering delivers news
analysis, business information, and industry news to business professionals. It also
adds the Dow Jones gClick toolbar to SalesWorks and Companies & Executives
n these days of doing more with less, Caspio’s Bridge 6.0 gives do-it-your-
selfers the tools to create their own enterprise databases and web appli-
cations. The latest enhancements that were introduced to the Bridge of-
fer users more Web 2.0 capabilities in a secure platform.
Frank Zamani, founder, president, and CEO, says Caspio’s goal is to “em-
power business users to create databases, forms, and apps easily and without
programming.” Caspio took software as a service (SaaS) to an all-new level with
its platform as a service (PaaS) model. The programming part of the process is
something the user doesn’t have to worry about. Customers can build applica-
tions through a point-and-click process for web forms, registration for classes,
or signups for sweepstakes.
“When we started out in 2000, there weren’t any tools or programs for do-
it-yourselfers,” says Zamani. “This usually created quite a backlog in the IT de-
partment,” so Zamani empowered the individuals to do the job, which has even
succeeded in lowering development costs, he says. The result has been “better
access and a richer experience for information seekers.” In fact, Caspio has pow-
ered more than 150,000 apps on websites for media, government agencies, and
educational institutions, according to Zamani.
products; makes the Dow Jones gDaily industry newsletter accessible to users of