Chiat/Day sets Web site
Chiat/Day, Venice, Calif., this week plans to open its World Wide Web site, http://www.chiatday.com. The site will provide opportunities to conduct online research for clients as well as showcase the agency's creative product. Chiat also plans to feature some of its clients in the area.
`People' opens on CompuServe
People was slated to go live on CompuServe late last week, offering daily news items as well as the complete text of each weekly issue. The area also offers first-person, behind-the-scenes accounts from People reporters, a Star Tracks section charting celebrity activity and seven years of back issues.
Nynex, Prodigy offer Yellow Pages
Nynex is offering the first interactive online Yellow Pages on Prodigy, representing 1,500 businesses in New York state and New England. The service is available free to Prodigy users in southern New York; other subscribers pay a long-distance fee to access the listings.
Microsoft Corp. and Sony Corp. will work together to develop hardware and software for video on demand and interactive TV.... The WELL today opens WebExpress, a self-publishing service on the Internet's World Wide Web for individuals and businesses.... Pharos Technologies, a Cincinnati business software marketer, named Hensley Segal Rentschler, Cincinnati, agency of record, succeeding Hsiung & Associates. Pharos will develop interactive applications for Hensley clients, while Hensley will create ads for Pharos.