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(NEW YORK, NY-May 16, 2000) (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry Portal, today launched a new bureau to cover the thriving Internet market and community in the greater Seattle area. The site is available at ( The site launch is sponsored by (

" marks our fifth regional site and we're certain it will continue the tremendous success we've experienced by integrating our Internet news properties throughout selective regions of the U.S.," said chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "Seattle is yet another hotbed of Internet activity and we're thrilled that will now be an integral player as the area's first in-depth, online publication exclusively focused on the local Internet industry."

The site will be under the direction of managing editor Barry Elad who has covered a variety of media industries including radio over the past seven years. He most recently was the publisher of an online monthly newsletter covering the Seattle area hi-tech scene. Elad has also had the opportunity to gain an inside view of the Internet industry, as well as international experience, while serving as a senior content editor for an overseas Internet start-up.

"We are very excited about launching," said Elad. "We're confident that the site will not only be popular amongst local Internet professionals, but will also attract a worldwide audience that is interested in tuning into the latest trends".

The availability of's regional Internet news content in Seattle is the latest in a series of regional expansion initiatives including recent launches in Silicon Valley (, Boston (, Washington D.C. ( and's pre-existing site ( serving the Internet scene in New York's Silicon Alley. also announced plans to roll out several other bureaus in coming months.

About ( Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM) 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. operates a network of 117 Web sites, 171 e-mail newsletters, 117 online discussion forums and 78 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2.2 million unique visitors that generate more than 130 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 185 million per month.'s global presence includes editions in Arabia, Asia, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Espanol, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, The Netherlands, South Africa, Spain 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.

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For more information contact:
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Schwartz Public Relations
(212) 677-8700 x23
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