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(WESTPORT, CT - September 23, 1999) - (Nasdaq: INTM), The E-Business and Internet Technology Network, today launched ( and also announced plans to launch in November. is a joint venture between Corporation and Japan-based Communication Online, Inc., provider of the Cool Online community Web site ( Communication Online's Cool Online is one of the 20 most visited sites in Japan and currently attracts 40,000 members and 1.3 million page views per day. is a joint venture between and (, Germany's leading online financial resource that specifically focuses on the Neue Markt (the German high-tech stock exchange). The Interstoxx network currently records over 5.0 million page views per month.

Both sites which are majority-owned by, will feature original local content as well as content from the North American edition of the Network. The sites will be in the Japanese and German languages, respectively.

"With the addition of these two sites, increases its number of international editions to 10. This expansion is an important step in our globalization strategy," said chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "These editions provide Internet and Internet financial news geared specifically for their local markets and access to an extraordinary resource that is relevant to the Internet industry worldwide. We believe that local Japanese and German advertisers and international advertisers will embrace this opportunity."

Other international editions include,,,,,, and Corporation Corporation, based in Westport, Connecticut, 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 68 Web sites, 46 E-mail newsletters, 55 online discussion forums and 52 moderated E-mail discussion lists with over 1.8 million unique visitors that generate over 50 million page views monthly.

Interested advertisers should contact the Ad Sales department at [email protected] or (203) 341-2962. For e-commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 341-2858.
Based in Berlin, Germany, is the leading German financial network focused on the Neue Markt, the German high-tech stock exchange. The Interstoxx network, which generates over 5.0 million page views per month, features news, analysis and information about the Internet and the Technology industry in Germany.

Communication Online Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, Communication Online develops and maintains the Cool Online ( Web community, providing free homepages, forums, chat and shopping. Cool Online has 14 virtual cities based on real town names like Tokyo and Osaka. Currently with 40,000 members and 1.3 million page views per day it is ranked as one of the 20 most visited sites in Japan.

"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.

For more information contact:

Nicole Catalano
(203) 341-2870
[email protected]

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