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(New York, NY-October 25, 2000) Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry Portal, today announced the launch of five new international business-to-business portals for the Internet (, (, (, ( and ( The sites will feature original local content written by local journalists, as well as content from the North American edition of ( The sites will be available in the native languages respective to each country (with the exception of Hong Kong being in Chinese) and will be incorporated into's growing portfolio of global properties, now consisting of 22 international editions.

"As the Internet continues to flourish worldwide, it is essential to provide these countries with a resource that is vital for information and analysis on new technologies and trends affecting the Internet industry," said Chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "These international additions further complement our aggressive global strategy, giving us a first mover advantage in providing business-to-business Internet content worldwide." is the latest site launched as part of the joint venture between and VNU Business Publications. The launch of is a joint venture between and Mirae Corporation of Seoul, Korea. The launch of is sponsored by E-net Corporation, Samsung Investment Trust & Securities Company, Ltd. and Uniwide Technologies. Both and are wholly owned and operated by and the launches of these two sites are sponsored by Netvalue. is a joint venture between and Intervizyon, Inc. and its launch is sponsored by Ko�.net.

About Corporation (, the Internet Industry Portal, is headquartered in Darien, CT. It 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 143 Web sites, 260 e-mail newsletters, 136 online discussion forums and 78 moderated e-mail discussion lists that generate over 170 million page views monthly. Total "views," which include Web site page views, e-mail newsletter views and e-mail discussion list views, are over 225 million per month. According to NetRatings, has nearly 3 million unique users in the United States alone. Over 25% of's views are from outside of the U.S.'s global presence includes editions for Arabia, Asia, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Espanol, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Turkey and the United Kingdom., with its related Venture Funds I, II and III, is an investor in a growing number of business-to-business content sites and related Internet media properties.

Interested advertisers should contact Susan Leiterstein, Vice President and Publisher of, at [email protected] or (203) 662-2962. For commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 662-2858. For international information, contact Mitchell Eisenberg, Vice President, International Business and General Counsel, at [email protected] or 203-662-2800.

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