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WorldFlash News Ticker Gold

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Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Feb 27, 2009
If the McLaughlin Group bores you and CNN Headline News is more your speed, WorldFlash News Ticker Gold may be the news application for you. Based on your choice of about 200 RSS feeds, it displays a scrolling readout of stock quotes, weather, and the latest headlines. The demo lets you add only three feeds of your own, but we appreciated features such as stock-price alerts and keyword-based news monitoring. It's easy to drag the ticker backward or forward to read a missed headline or skip ahead. You also can mark news articles for later. Also, though the default split-pane view of the ticker is hard to read, switching to the TV-Ticker Display solves the problem. We disliked the intrusive installation process, which asks for an e-mail address and other personal information, but overall, WorldFlash News Ticker Gold is a reasonable choice for monitoring stock quotes or keeping up with a few news sites.

Full Specifications

What's new in version M7.68

General

Release November 9, 2008
Date Added August 23, 2006
Version M7.68

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows, Windows XP, Windows NT
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Popularity

Total Downloads 49,102
Downloads Last Week 1
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Developer's Description

WorldFlash Gold is a personal news and information agent. Customize the extensive preloaded list of prestigious content sources and watch as relevant headlines are delivered in an elegant stream to you desktop. Preloaded sources include global, regional and local news, stock news and a stock ticker, business, high-tech, finance, science, medicine, sports and weather. Track new email messages from up to 12 email accounts. Whats more, you can add RSS sources in any language. Use RSS to track blogs, keyword topics, industries, companies, auctions, job listings and more. And as if that wasnt enough, you can customize your breaking news alerts and the robust keyword alert system. Specify the news delivery order, save headlines for later viewing and age content to only see the freshest, latest news stream on your desktop. When minimized, click to view all the headlines and breaking news on a full page. Synchronize your preference for multiple IT installations, or for multiple computers.

Version M7.68 includes plenty of new features and options.

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