In other news
GoTo.com, Pasadena, Calif., a search engine that ranks search results based on advertising, was formally launched June 1. GoTo.com is an idealab! company founded in late 1997.
Free e-mail provider Juno Online Services is partnering with Bank of America to market Bank of America's credit card products to Juno members. The multiyear deal allows Bank of America to solicit Juno members with credit card offers online. Members can also submit credit card applications online.
Time Inc. New Media and Telescan Inc. launched Fortune investor today, a financial Web site featuring editorial content and stock and mutual fund information.
This online venue will be used as an extension of the Fortune Investor section of Fortune magazine, and will track market developments throughout the day.
ARTISTdirect is developing an online merchandise outlet for the 1998 Tibetan Freedom Concert. Merchandise available for sale will include concert merchandise and memorabilia from this benefit concert. The official Tibetan Freedom Concert site will raise money for the Milarepa Fund, a San Francisco non-profit organization.
ESPN SportsZone and Budweiser are kicking off World Cup Challenge, an online game extending through the World Cup championship match on July 12. Participants will earn points by correctly predicting the two teams that advance in each of the eight World Cup games. The grand prize winner will receive a giant beer can-shaped refrigerator. Other prizes include Budweiser barbecue grills and soccer balls.
Copyright June 1998, Crain Communications Inc.