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Portal package with a twist

The surprise plan by Lycos to acquire Wired Digital is but the latest turn in an already-circuitous road for companies engaged in the portal race.

The Lycos plan to acquire Wired Digital is but the latest turn in an already-circuitous road for companies engaged in the portal race.

Lycos to buy Wired Digital
update The Web portal and Internet search engine says it has moved to acquire Wired Digital in a stock deal worth about $83 million.

HotBot is heart of Lycos deal
news analysis Lycos knows that reach equals revenues. That's why search engine HotBot is the crown jewel in its acquisition of Wired Digital.

Will HotBot's ad blitz work?
news analysis Wired Digital is spending $10 million to advertise its search site on TV and radio, but analysts question the value of the strategy.

Bell, Snap deal continues trend
The duo are teaming up to offer high-speed Net access, keeping with the trend of packaging portals with service providers.

AOL, Bertelsmann eye Australia
ISP America Online and European media group Bertelsmann say they will launch an Australian Internet service, AOL Australia.

AOL's chief tech exec leaves
Michael Connors will step aside six years after he joined AOL from IBM.