INTERNET.COM KICKS OFF NEW MILLENNIUM WITH HOMEPAGE RE-DESIGN AND LAUNCH OF LINUX/OPEN SOURCE CHANNEL(Darien, CT--January 3, 2000)-- internet.com (Nasdaq: INTM), The E-Business and Internet Technology Network, today announced the re-launch of its homepage at http://www.internet.com. Part of the re-design includes a new network alignment which includes 12 channels instead of the previous 9 channels. The most notable addition is the Linux/Open Source channel, which integrates internet.com's LinuxToday.com, LinuxCentral.com, LinuxPlanet.com and the recently acquired LinuxStart.com Web sites. This additional Channel was created as a result of internet.com's expanding coverage of Linux and Open Source technology. Other new channels include the Windows Internet Technology Channel, a robust collection of Windows resources and Internet Lists Channel, a starting point for online directories relevant to the Internet industry.
"With major changes in design and organization, internet.com's revised homepage and new channel line-up now offers easier navigation and a simplified structure for finding the information and news relevant to the specific vertical Internet markets that our users demand," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "We are constantly monitoring shifts and developments in the Internet industry and have responded by either acquiring or creating sites to serve the newly evolving niches. This layout will enable us to continue to expand our network seamlessly."
internet.com Corporation (http://www.internet.com) based in Darien, CT, is a leading provider of global real-time news and information resources for Internet industry and Internet technology professionals, Web developers and experienced Internet users. internet.com operates a network of 89 Web sites, 71 e-mail newsletters, 101 online discussion forums and 75 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2 million unique visitors that generate more than 90 million page views monthly. Total "views", which include Web site page views, e-mail newsletter views and e-mail discussion list views, are now over 150 million per month. internet.com's global presence includes editions in Arabia, Asia, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, South Africa and the United Kingdom. In addition, internet.com with its related internet.com Venture Fund I and Venture Fund II is an investor in a growing number of business-to-business content sites and related Internet media properties.
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