Rolling Stone is opening a service on America Online this fall, after spending a year with CompuServe. The magazine will offer much of the same content it provided on CompuServe, but the AOL environment is a much better fit.
Wired Ventures is working with German publishers Spiegel-Verlag and Gruner & Jahr to launch a German-language edition of Wired early next year. The magazine will develop original stories for German readers through a Berlin-based staff and will launch with a rate base of 70,000 and cover price equivalent to about $6.
Meg Siesfeld to managing editor at Time Inc. New Media from deputy editor of News Corp.'s iGuide....Jack Bonanni to exec VP-director of business development, Interactive Imaginations, New York, from senior VP-advertising sales, ESPN....The Washington Post Co. opened a Web site (http://www.washingtonpost.com)...The sale of Prodigy Services Co. to International Wireless was completed last week....General Motors Corp.'s Cadillac Motor Division launched a redesigned Web site (http://www.cadillac.com) from Poppe Tyson's poppe.com.
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