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March 26, 2008 4:16 PM
Posted by Brier Dudley
Is it launch week for companies around here? New products debuting the past few days:
-- Bellevue's Action Engine and Sports Illustrated Digital launched a beta version of Golf.com Course Finder, a free downloadable application for Windows Mobile phones. The program includes a tailored search feature.
-- Healia, a three-year-old Bellevue subsidiary of the Meredith Corp., launched Healia Communities, a health portal/forum built around its health search engine. The site launched with more than 200 "communities" around ailments such as allergies, asthma, Alzheimer's and breast cancer.
-- Icon Time Systems in Beaverton, Ore., launched the Internet enabled RTC-1000 Employee Time Clock, which lets managers view time clock data online via their browser. The 19-year-old company's clocks are used by more than 1 million employees, including those at McDonald's and Marriott Hotels.
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Gadgets and games | Fun stuff I've written about lately includes Apple's iPhone, Hewlett-Packard's HDX laptop and Microsoft's Halo3. Also on the radar are new digital video boxes such as the Tivo HD and the Vudu.