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Wall Street Journal Launches Technology Innovation AwardsHonors technological breakthroughs in a wide range of areas (June 15, 2004)
The Wall Street Journal this year will launch its first global Technology Innovation Awards. The awards competition, which has been staged in Europe for the past three years, is open to individuals, companies and organizations from around the world.
The Journals Technology Innovation Awards cover technological breakthroughs in a wide range of areas, including medicine, software, hardware, the Internet, wireless and broadcasting. Innovations can be in the form of new products, patents, inventions, ideas or services, and should break with conventional processes rather than show marginal improvements in existing products and services.
Winners will be selected in each category by an independent panel of judges with gold, silver and bronze awards for the entire competition. The deadline for nominations is Sept. 3, 2004. Winners will be announced in ?The Journal Report, which will be published in all three editions of The Wall Street Journal on Nov. 15, 2004.
Application forms and further details on the Technology Innovation Awards can be found at www.dowjones.com/innovation.
About The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal, the flagship publication of Dow Jones & Company (NYSE: DJ; www.dowjones.com), is the worlds leading global business publication. Founded in 1889, The Wall Street Journal has paid circulation of 2.1 million, reaching the nations top business and political leaders, as well as investors across the country. Holding 29 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism, the Journal seeks to help its readers succeed by providing essential and relevant information, presented fairly and accurately, from a dependable and trusted source. The Wall Street Journal print franchise has more than 700 journalists world-wide, part of the Dow Jones network of nearly 1,700 business and financial news staff. Other publications that are part of The Wall Street Journal franchise, with total circulation of more than 2.6 million, include The Asian Wall Street Journal, The Wall Street Journal Europe and The Wall Street Journal Online, the largest paid subscription news site on the Web. In 2004, the Journal was ranked No. 1 in BtoB's Media Power 50 for the fifth consecutive year.
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