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(New York, NY- February 13, 2001) - Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry Portal, today announced that it has added four new partners to its commerce program by signing agreements with Fourth Technologies Inc.(, (, Sell It Direct, L.L.C. ( and Webster Group International ( works with each of its commerce partners to increase their traffic, generate additional revenue and support their brands by promoting their brands, products and services to our audience of over 4.0 million unique users worldwide.

"We are pleased to form strategic alliances with leading companies such as these in order to leverage the power and value of our audience," said chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "We're confident that these commerce offerings will be well received by our communities of Internet industry and Internet technology professionals, just like our current partners' products and services. We will continue to form strategic alliances with top-tier companies seeking to reach the most influential purchasers of Internet and computing products and services on the Web," added Meckler.

About Fourth Technologies
Fourth Technologies, Inc. ( has been a leading provider of IT consulting and project management services for over ten years. Fourth Technologies assists clients in the implementation and management of their technology investments, with special emphasis on Web-based, e-commerce solutions. With the expansion of domestic and international operations, which currently include five U.S. and two international offices, Fourth Technologies provides timely, cost effective IT solutions to their internationally known clients. Business alliances with SEI certified business partners gives Fourth Technologies the capability to deliver world class solutions through their off-shore development centers.

About ( is a systems integrator that enables e-businesses to enter vertically focused niches and business segments. Their product line significantly decreases costs of building e-business portals, reduces time to market by rapid integration, and deploys messaging, collaboration and community building solutions. In addition, is an Application Service Provider (ASP) catering to the needs of the global market for Internet-based integrated messaging solutions and customer relationship management (CRM) products. Their product line includes branded e-mail, calendar, chat and CRM chat and a document management/collaboration system. Targeted at portals, ISPs and the corporate sector, NoStop's services are being offered at competitive prices and are backed by local technical and sales support personnel, continuous innovation, security and advanced technology.

About Sell It Direct
Sell It Direct, L.L.C. ( is an e-business services company that focuses on providing complete outsourced solutions. Sell It Direct configures and manages every technical aspect of a business. Providing the back-end infrastructure configuration and data flow management necessary to execute e-commerce transactions, from managing your products to shipping your products, as well as the front-end logic for a Web site to support that infrastructure. These services allow companies to enter into new vertical markets or automate their current business and gain position in the market place by acquiring more retailers, wholesalers, distributors and even consumers with minimum investment. As an Application Service Provider (ASP), Sell It Direct L.L.C. can provide a complete outsourced solution that can help increase the bottom line, improve margins and increase profits without purchasing any hardware and software, nor hiring and training employees. Consultant services are also available for in-house solutions.

About Webster Group International
Webster Group International (WGI) (, is a leading Internet marketing agency specializing in Guaranteed Search Engine Optimization. Since its inception in 1995, WGI has been an industry leader in search engine positioning, which has led to its creation of a Global network with offices in 13 countries on 3 continents. Additional services include permission-based e-mail, banner advertising and custom marketing strategy. WGI's clients include Bayer Aspirin, Robert Bosch Automotive, the State of Florida Tourism Department, Oral B, New York University and

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. owns and operates a network of 166 Web sites, over 300 e-mail newsletters, over 400 online discussion forums and more than 100 moderated e-mail discussion lists that generate over 250 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 300 million per month. According to NetRatings, has over 3.2 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, Canada, China, Espanol, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Corporation's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Prospectus dated June 25, 1999, Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year, when available.

For more information contact:
Mary Ann Boland
Marketing and Public Relations Associate
[email protected]

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