INTERNET.COM CONTINUES INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION WITH NEW CHINESE VERSION AND FRENCH NEWS FEED OF LINUXSTART.COM(New York, NY-March 15, 2000)-- internet.com (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry's Portal (http://www.internet.com), today announced LinuxStart.com's (http://www.linuxstart.com) further international expansion with a new Chinese version (http://cn.linuxstart.com) and the addition of a French news feed actulinux.com (http://www.actulinux.com) to its existing French site (http://fr.linuxstart.com). The Chinese version marks the 12th local language edition of LinuxStart.com and actulinux.com bolsters an already strong French edition by aggregating Linux-centric content for visitors.
"As the Linux movement continues to flourish worldwide, it is essential to provide these regions with Linux resources that are critical for businesses to optimize new technologies and trends effecting their industries," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "These regional additions further complement Linux Start's and internet.com's aggressive global strategy, giving us a first mover advantage in providing Linux industry content worldwide."
LinuxStart.com (http://www.linuxstart.com), an internet.com Web site, is a leading resource and search engine for the Linux community providing Linux information, tools, applications and more. LinuxStart.com provides both translated and regional content in local language versions including: Chinese, French, Finnish, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and English.
internet.com Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM; http://www.internet.com), based in New York, NY, 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 102 Web sites, 75 e-mail newsletters, 101 online discussion forums and 75 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2.2 million unique visitors that generate more than 120 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 180 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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