Dorman leaves PointCast; Koen named successor
PointCast, Sunnyvale, Calif., last week named Phil Koen, chief operating officer-exec VP, its president-CEO. He succeeds David Dorman, 45, who resigned but will remain chairman of the board. Mr. Dorman becomes CEO April 1 of a $10 billion joint AT&T Corp. and BT venture launching this year, pending regulatory approval.
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Infoseek Corp. today kicks off Go Games, an area on Go Network (www.go.com) that features PrizePoint games, where users can win prizes, such as cash and free PCs. Go is a portal owned by Infoseek and Walt Disney Co. Other game sites supplying content include Total Entertainment Network and Mplayer.com. . . . GeoCities today launches Pages that Pay, an affiliate program that allows its members to sell merchandise from barnesandnoble.com, Egghead.com, Staples and