Hoover’s adds millions of contacts to database

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Austin—Hoover’s on Thursday announced the addition of millions of business professional contacts to its business database. Those contacts were procured from an unnamed third party, according to the company.

With the additions, the online information company’s global database now includes more than 34 million professionals at more than 26 million companies.

Hoover’s also announced enhancements to its Web site, including improved usability, navigation and search, and the addition of a People Self-Listing tool that allows users to add their own profiles to a company with which they are affiliated. The tool was made available in beta to subscribers in March, and will be available to all users in the next few months.

—Carol Krol

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