In recent days, Yahoo quotes system failed to deliver company names. It used to be just a truncated, sometimes useless quip, but now it's sometimes filled, sometimes empty. So while researching the next step, I came across a simple undocumented Google service.
If you care, it's going to based on the following link: http://www.google.com/ig/api?stock=aapl
I expect to have the next version by the end of the week (when I get time to program, release and publish).