In a separate study released Feb. 18 by Media Metrix, older baby boomers and retirees are passing Gen-Xers in time spent on home PCs. According to the study, the 45-and-older crowd spent 31% more time on their home PCs than the 18-to-34 age group. Boomers spent an average 2,148 minutes per month while the 18-to-34-year-olds spent 1,643 minutes per month.
HotBot and LookSmart Ltd. have formed a partnership to give HotBot users category search capabilities and direct access to LookSmart editorially reviewed databases. LookSmart has recently made deals with AltaVista, @Home, CompuServe, Netscape, Bigfoot, Microsoft Corp. and Desktop News.
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