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Internet World coverage clearinghouse

Complete coverage from San Jose, California, of the spring's most prominent Internet event.

1996 could be year of the intranet
Internet has become a household word, but this week's conclave of everyone who is anyone in cyberspace reflected a tilt toward the corporate intranet user over the individual consumer. (May 2, 1996, 6:30 p.m. PT)

SoftQuad wants to make HoTMetaL hotter
SoftQuad International is expanding its HoTMetaL HTML editing tool to include the latest Web innovations. (May 2, 1996, 11:30 a.m. PT)

PointCast will plug in to Navigator
Netscape and PointCast have teamed up to market a plug-in version of the PointCast Network custom news service. (May 1, 1996, 6:30 p.m. PT)

Infoseek gets personal
Infoseek joins the growing number of Web sites that offer personalized information services. (May 1, 1996, 6:00 p.m. PT)

Even newbies can get a taste of Java
Dimension X will make Java available to a wide range of non-programmers. (May 1, 1996, 5:15 p.m. PT)

Open Market to give server more speed
Open Market will update its Web server to will allow faster connections to external applications such as databases. (May 1, 1996, 5:00 p.m. PT)

PSINet gives remote account management
PSINet is offering a flat-rate access service that allows business to manage their accounts by remote. (May 1, 1996, 1:15 p.m. PT)

IBM jumps in, from content to commerce
IBM is diving head-first into the Internet fray with a series of announcements from content to commerce. (May 1, 1996, 1:00 p.m. PT)

Multilingual browsers make Web worldly
Convention attendees got to surf the Web in different languages and talk to their search engines. (May 1, 1996, 12:00 p.m. PT)

Novell extends software line for Net
Novell extended its line of Netware software for corporate intranets and the Internet. (April 30, 1996, 5:00 p.m. PT)

MS expands BackOffice, but not price
Microsoft added new components to its BackOffice server applications without raising the price. (April 30, 1996, 5:00 p.m. PT)

War of the browsers rages on
The conference provided no rest for warring competitors in the browser market. (April 30, 1996, 5:00 p.m. PT)

Ibex documents available by email
Ibex Technologies announced an email document retrieval and delivery system for its database. (April 30, 1996, 4:45 p.m. PT)

EBT releases beta management system
EBT released a beta version of its DynaBase Web Management System for Web masters charged with managing large sites. (April 30, 1996, 4:25 p.m. PT)

SGI unveils technology for 3D on Web
Silicon Graphics introduced client-server technology for video and virtual reality applications. (April 30, 1996, 4:15 p.m. PT)

Engine combines 20 searches in one
ForeFront unveiled a Net search program that combines 20 existing search engines in one $49.95 package. (April 30, 1996, 3:30 p.m. PT)

Internet World opens with two Bills
Internet World 96 kicked off with keynotes from the two Bills: one from Microsoft and one from Sun Microsystems. (April 30, 1996, 1 p.m. PT)

OS vendors give Java a big boost
As previously reported by CNET, Sun Microsystems has announced a new strategy to significantly increase the use of Java. (April 30, 1996, 1 p.m. PT)

Milktruck on way to Traveling Software
Traveling Software today acquired Milktruck, an Internet software developer. (April 30, 1996, 8 a.m. PT)

SCO introduces its Internet Family
SCO took the wraps off its SCO Internet Family, announcing an all-in-one Web software suite. (April 29, 1996, 6:30 p.m. PT)

Applets bring more flash to Shockwave
Macromedia has unveiled a set of applets to give Web pages a jolt of Java and Shockwave. (April 29, 1996, 5:30 p.m. PT)

Software helps users sift as they surf
With many Net users feeling like they're drowning in information, a new wave of software companies are rushing to the rescue. (April 29, 1996, 5 p.m. PT)