January 31, 2007 11:00 ET

ACM Computing Reviews -- Finalist in 2007 Codie Awards

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 31, 2007 -- The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has released its finalists list for the 22nd Annual Codie Awards. Computing Reviews was selected as a finalist for Best Online Science or Technology Service, and is competing for the award in this category with four others.

This year's 367 finalists in 72 categories were chosen from over 1,200 nominations. Products are first judged by journalists and writers, and then voted on by SIIA's members, making the Codies the only peer-reviewed award in the industry. "The 2007 Codie Finalists represent real winners, even at this stage of the contest," said Ken Wasch, SIIA President. "Competition is fiercer than ever and that makes selection as a Codie Finalist a real achievement. All the companies on this year's list should feel justifiably proud of their recognition." SIIA is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry, and recognizes outstanding achievement and vision through the Codie Awards.

Computing Reviews is the leading online review service for books and articles across all areas of computer science. Centered on a community of over 1,000 reviewers, Computing Reviews provides an up-to-date overview of the computing field, allowing users to locate what is worth reading. A collaboration between and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Computing Reviews is available for subscription and can be read daily at For more information, please contact Annette Cords at or 212-691-8844 x15.


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