Factiva Offers New and Enhanced Free Search Experience

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Factiva®, a Dow Jones and Reuters Company, announced today that business professionals can take advantage of a powerful new search experience, Factiva Search 2.0, at no charge by signing up for a complimentary one-week trial. Factiva Search 2.0 utilizes a revolutionary user interface that allows professionals to quickly find the information they need to support critical business decisions. This offer can be found at http://www.factiva.com.

Search 2.0 promises to revolutionize basic search expectations through data visualization and sorting capabilities that will help business searchers drill down deeper into their search results so that they can quickly find, understand and analyze information. By entering one or two search terms, visitors can freely search Factiva content and receive headlines associated with their search results. Rather than providing results just on the terms searched by the user, Search 2.0 further surfaces company, subject, industry, source, and cluster information relevant to the search. It not only answers the important questions significantly faster, but its discovery technologies answer the queries users didn’t even think to ask. Alternatively, users would have to read every article to discover the insight offered by Factiva Search 2.0.

“Sometimes words aren’t enough and you have to see something to truly appreciate it,” said Alan Scott, chief marketing officer, Factiva. “By opening our doors to our content and our revolutionary search experience, visitors can finally see why our customers and peers appreciate the powerful functionality found with Factiva Search 2.0. Scott added, “In today’s business world, effective business search tools must do more than just provide information, they must deliver the relevant search results to employees at the point of need – helping them to quickly organize information and make better decisions, faster. That’s’ the power of Factiva Search 2.0.”

Factiva Search 2.0 is powered by Factiva Discovery Technologies™, a suite of capabilities leveraging text mining technologies, advanced content visualization and Factiva’s patented taxonomy.

By signing up for the one-week trial, visitors can experience the full capabilities and content that Factiva has to offer. Users can find targeted articles from Factiva’s world-class collection of more than 10,000 news and business information sources, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Dow Jones and Reuters newswires. They can also utilize automatic alerting to email, mobile device or RSS feed.

About Factiva

Factiva, a Dow Jones and Reuters Company, provides essential business news and information together with the content delivery tools and services that enable professionals to make better decisions faster. Factiva’s unrivalled collection of more than 10,000 authoritative sources includes the exclusive combination of The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times®, Dow Jones and Reuters newswires and the Associated Press, as well as Reuters Fundamentals and D&B® company profiles.

Factiva’s innovative, XML-based and Web services-enabled technology platform provides access to this rich content collection via Factiva’s role-specific products or through customized enterprise, group or personal solutions. Executives, information professionals, marketers, salespeople, and other professionals can easily monitor and understand the latest news, market trends, and business challenges relevant to them – directly from the Microsoft® Office and job-specific applications they use every day.

Media Contact:

Shannon Sullivan

Factiva, a Dow Jones and Reuters Company

Public Relations Manager, Americas

Tel: +1 609.627.2312

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