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Gateway-Yahoo deal signals portal power

Gateway's Ted Waitt and Yahoo's Jerry Yang think outside the box with their new deal, to a time when many devices will need to be connected and simplified.

Gateway's Ted Waitt and Yahoo's Jerry Yang think outside the box with their new deal, to a time when many devices will need to be connected and simplified. Just who will rule that market is anyone's guess.

Waitt, Yang think beyond the box
Gateway's CEO and Yahoo's co-founder explain how they hope their deal will evolve to extend beyond simplifying and customizing the Net experience for PC users.

Gateway makes Yahoo its home page
Beginning on Friday, select Gateway systems will begin selling with the Gateway My Yahoo start page established as the default home page for gateway.net subscribers.

Can Compaq PC execs succeed in portals?
In a business defined by media and advertising lingo, can hardware executives speak the same language?

Microsoft: Is it making the connections?
roundup As major portals merge and strike deals with bandwidth players, analysts wonder how much longer Redmond will watch the game from the sidelines.