Bloomberg Tests More Ways To Play With Its Data: Micrognosis, Applix Links

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PAINEWEBBER Inc. will be the beta-test site for a Micrognosis Inc.-developed digital interface to the Bloomberg L.P. terminal service. The brokerage firm will receive the new software at its London trading operation in mid-December--in advance of what sources say will be general market availability early next year.Meanwhile, Bloomberg's and Micrognosis' developers are working--both together and separately--to build interfaces with Applix Inc.'s Applix Real Time spreadsheet system. Bloomberg