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Lycos And Fireball De Want To Join Forces

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Wolfgang Bromberger

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Lycos and Fireball want to join forces and enter the share market. Media giant Bertelsmann and Lycos want their search engines in Europe to work together by 2000.

In Europe, Lycos is owned 50 percent by Lycos, 25 percent by Bertelsmann through the publisher Gruner+Jahr and 25 percent by Christoph Mohn.

Fireball is now also offering thematically ordered search results, from a selection of 200 000 Web sites. The new Fireball search features, by the way, have been also funded with capital from the European Union.

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Wolfgang .wolf Bromberger has been around online since 1996. He started to get into web design after he and some other students developed a concept for the online presence of their home town, Salzburg in Austria, a site Bill Gates used years later as a good example of e-government (as still not nearly all points of the concept have been made reality, .wolf disagrees).
Being interested in search engines and information systems, .wolf specialized in search engine optimization, online promotion and analysis.
.wolf was one of the founding fathers of
He is working for and can also be reached there.
He is always interested in learning new programming or other web related skills, when time permits.

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