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(New York, NY-February 23, 2000) (Nasdaq: INTM), the E-Business and Internet Technology Network, today announced that it has acquired ( and ( Both sites will be integrated into's Linux/Open Source Channel, adding to its position as the leading independent provider of content, community and commerce services for Linux and Open Source professionals. Terms of the acquisitions were not disclosed. is the leading Web resource for PHP (Personal HomePage Tools) developers and features an outstanding mix of tutorials, active message boards and Open Source software. PHP is a server-side, cross-platform, HTML embedded scripting language extensively used in the Web development and Open Source communities. Over 1 million Internet domains use PHP to manage their Web sites (Source: Netcraft Web survey; is designed for all levels of Linux programmers, covering languages like C/C ++, Perl, Java and Tcl as well as a full range of tutorials, development tools and reference works. The site also provides access to ongoing Open Source projects and discussion forums moderated by experts in this field.

" and complement our current offerings for professional programmers involved with Linux and Open Source technology. In addition, we will soon be adding sites focused on BSD and Apache to add even greater depth to our Linux and Open Source content offerings," said chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler.

"A wealth of programming expertise exists among the Linux and Open Source communities, and we intend to capitalize on this expertise as we build the most comprehensive online resource for these communities," said Kevin Reichard, managing editor of's Linux/Open Source Channel.'s Linux/Open Source Channel also includes Linux Today (, LinuxPlanet (, LinuxStart (, Linux Central(, JustLinux ( and (

About ( Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), based in New York, New York, 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. operates a network of 99 Web sites, 75 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.'s global presence includes editions in Arabia, Asia, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, South Africa and the United Kingdom. In addition, with its related 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.

Interested advertisers should contact the Ad Sales department at [email protected] or (203) 662-2962. For e-commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 662-2858.

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Steve Rubel
Schwartz Public Relations
(212) 677-8700 x23
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