Motorola, AOL to develop
Motorola will develop and integrate wireless applications into America Online's AOL Instant Messenger service, allowing real-time communication between Motorola's wireless communications devices and AOL's instant-message users.
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Media Metrix and Information Resources Inc. teamed up last week on
e-Scan, installing Media Metrix metering software on home PCs of several thousand IRI consumer panel members to track Web usage behavior and package goods buying decisions. Will MM rival
NetRatings respond with a little help from its 19.5% owner, IRI rival ACNielsen Corp.? Stay tuned. . . .Della dumps James: Online wedding registry Della & James is changing its name to Della.com. Consumers couldn't remember the name (from an O. Henry story) or figure out how to handle an ampersand when typing in the URL. . . . Mediconsult.com ended banner-ad sales on its six consumer health sites. Instead, it will generate revenue from sponsorships. . . . Beauty site BeautyJungle.com introduces itself via a $1 million fourth-quarter campaign.