New portal Z.com
on Oct. 31 unveils Holiday Shopping Guide with merchants in more than 40 categories, including books, clothing, computers, music and sporting goods. Users can track the arrival of packages through automated tracking services. Address and telephone directory Switchboard.com
Z.com was founded by CEO Jeff Gold, who also founded A Lasting Impression Music Corp., San Francisco, and Go.com. Mr. Gold recently sold the domain name Go.com to Walt Disney Co. for a joint venture with Infoseek Corp.
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