The heated competition among "portal"
sites--those all-in-one services seeking to become home pages to the world--is moving to the e-commerce, with Yahoo and Excite leading the way. Others other players continue to cut deals at a feverish pace.
Excite goes for the green Q&A
In a NEWS.COM interview, Excite executive vice president Brett Bullington talks of competition, user control, and portal e-commerce.
Infoseek adds home pages
Joining the ranks of rivals Yahoo and Lycos, Infoseek becomes the latest
portal to add personal home pages to its offerings.
Inktomi doubles IPO price update
The company, which makes search-engine technology for portals and other
sites, doubles its IPO price to close at 36.