Friday, July 02, 1999

Bits & Bytes -and- Shakers & Stirrers 7/2/99

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Brian Lehon was formally a strategic account manager at Globix Corporation and has now moved on to as Director of Business
Development. is a search engine for audio and video content on the web.

Shane Cook (Austin, TX) has joined as its Internet Architect.

Richard Landry, Editor-In-Chief of NewMedia magazine, welcomes the ironic and provocative wit of Internet industry commentator and humorist, Heather Gold to NewMedia magazine. Gold's back-page humor column, "Back Flip", debuts in the July issue of NewMedia magazine (, now available.

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StockObjects, the new media stock library, has redesigned its site and is in the process of creating new content. We're inviting selected web and creative professional groups to an early preview to help us understand what concepts and styles are of interest to decision makers, designers and users of stock media. Please go to and give us your feedback on the new content. All the content is free for now and can be downloaded via http. You can use the content whereever you want. Share it with friends. Use it for clients. But please don't sell it or broadly redistribute it. Also, please take the time to fill out a quick survey or send me an email.

Consumers looking to "live the dream" of a Caribbean lifestyle can fulfill at least some of their wishes at, the newly e-commerce-enabled Web site of Caribbean Traders U.S., Inc. There they'll find a variety of tropical shirts, tee-shirts, caps and gift packages themed around the adventures of the company's fictional "founder," J. Jeremiah Jefferson III, or J3 as the company portrays him.

v-GO Universal Password 1.0, the world's first truly universal password, PassLogix, Inc. ( announced the immediate availability of v-GO 1.5. The new, enhanced version of this free download facilitates seamless Web navigation for consumers and businesses by providing instant
logon to password-protected Web sites and applications. v-GO saves time, protects users' privacy, and takes the hassle out of managing multiple electronic identities by remembering a user's ID names and passwords and
giving the user only one Universal Password to remember. Users create their Universal Password by clicking one or more objects on an innovative animated interface of their choice.

Mary Dawne Arden, communications consultant and specialist has launched her site: Her online column on the subject of communication skills is at

4th Peripheral Technologies, a Silicon Valley based company, will be opening a New York City office in July, 1999. 4th Peripheral is a CyberExtension company, extending and integrating the Internet, intranets, and data warehouses by providing remote access from handheld devices (wireless telephone, land-line telephone, PDA, etc.) using the company's proprietary 4eXtenxa™ voice-product family.

Check out Man Vs. Machine's slick site:

Mark Patricof, CEO of announced that the company took an equity investment in the travel and adventure magazine Blue. As part of ’s involvement with the magazine, will assist Blue in developing its Internet strategy. Blue magazine, a travel and lifestyle magazine for the young adventure life-styler, was founded in 1996 by Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Amy Schrier. It was created in an effort to bridge the gap between an active lifestyle and a love of travel and adventure.