NBC will be using the Mining Co.'s GuideSites services for the NBC Interactive Neighborhood, a network of NBC-owned and affiliated sites. NBC also announced it was taking an undisclosed minority stake in General Internet, the Mining Co.'s parent company. Terms of the deal were not available. NBC's Interactive Neighborhood contains online shopping along with local shopping and entertainment listings provided by Microsoft Sidewalk and Yellow Page directories from Big Yellow. Mining Co.'s GuideSites offers information, articles and links to relevant Internet resources on more than 500 topics.
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