Friday, November 12, 1999

Bits & Bytes -and- Shakers & Stirrers 11/12/99

SHAKERS & STIRRERS____________________________
Send your announcements to: ( has blossomed as the Internet's
premiere site for fresh Florida Indian River gift fruit, offering the
eCommerce marketplace a sweet and secure new place to shop online for
healthy gifts--both personal and corporate. Creative entrepreneurs Piper
Quinn and Andrew Gold are having a blast splashing Florida citrus on the
Internet. Fresh squeezed OJ can be Shaken and Stirred!

Daniel Drennan has been promoted to the post of creative director for Gist TV Listings, the Internet's leading independent producer of TV listing guides and editorial content. In addition to managing art direction for the company's flagship web site,, Mr. Drennan will also manage and execute the design of Gist's new print product, The Daily Gist, in conjunction with Hewlett-Packard's Instant Delivery service.

R/GA Interactive has named Rei Inamoto as senior designer, and Kip Voytek as interaction designer. Inamoto joins R/GA from Blue Marble, where he was a senior designer, working with clients including Cadillac, General Motors and Proctor and Gamble. His two-year tenure also saw him work extensively on new business strategies. Prior to Blue Marble, Inamoto worked as a designer at the Michigan Jobs Commission Project, and before that was at Noriyuki Tanaka Activities, Tokyo., the Internet's leading arts guide and ticketing service, announced that longtime arts executive Stewart J. Warkow has agreed to help establish's new Arts Industry Advisory Board - in a consulting relationship which will help steer the company's marketing efforts in the arts community.

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Cone Inc. Expands
Cone Inc., a strategic marketing communications firm dedicated to the new
and innovative, is quickly expanding with three new accounts. and Student Advantage will be handled out of Cone's
Interactive practice in New York City and Shine! will be managed out of
Cone's Cause Branding Group in the firm's Boston headquarters. Billings
for these three accounts will total $1.7 million.

Sixdegrees Chooses Dynamic Logic for Research Partner
Nick Nyhan, President of Dynamic Logic, announced that his company has been chosen as the research partner for, the premier personal online community with more than 2.8 million subscribers. Dynamic Logic will provide strategic research services to help sixdegrees extend its customer base and product offerings. Salutes Veterans
Highlighting an extraordinary collection of letters from American war veterans -- including one written on Hitler's stationery -- is commemorating Veterans Day with a moving
exhibit that captures the horror of World War II in the soldiers' own words. Ranked in Hot 100 Most Popular Kids' Sites ( the premier free
Internet destination for the entire family was ranked as one of the top 100
most popular kid's internet sites by also was
reviewed by and received four stars. created the first safe and private on-line closed community where parents, children, relatives, and friends can communicate, explore, learn, be entertained and purchase goods and services on-line.

TMCS to Offer Online Restaurant Reservations on Local Portals
Ticketmaster Online - CitySearch, Inc. TMCS and, Inc. ( today announced that TMCS has made a $5 million investment in the real-time online restaurant reservations company and have entered into a multi-year Distribution Agreement for TMCS to distribute's restaurant reservations service on its CitySearch ( city guide sites.

The Independent Schools Multi-Media Center has changed its name to iMedia Source. Dianne Baasch (212) 348-5690 launched the Rhizome ArtBase, the first online preservation archive of Internet art, at <>. Internet art is the most significant new art medium since video, but it also the most vulnerable of art media; a systems administrator can delete art history with the click of a mouse. Already many early works of Internet art have disappeared. The Rhizome ArtBase addresses this urgent problem by preserving copies of Internet artworks in an online database.