Tech Industry

Searching for success

Flush from the surge in the Net stocks, search firms continue to enhance their sites with new features and services.

Search engine firms are leveraging their soaring stock prices to enhance their sites with new features and services in an increasingly competitive race to become the home page of choice.

Infoseek buys chat company
In its bid to become the home page for as many Web surfers as possible, Infoseek is acquiring the WebChat Broadcasting System.

Lycos ups portal ante
The search firm adds a Japan expansion, coverage of a Mount Everest climb, and a career content deal to its onslaught of recent announcements.

Excite rallying on Net spree
update Is the search firm destined to become the next Internet stock priced at $100 per share?