(WESTPORT, CT - July 25, 1996) Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Mecklermedia Corporation (NASDAQ: MECK), and Chris Cooper, President of Quote.com, Inc. today announced a newly formed alliance. Mecklermedia's iWORLD Web site, located at http://www.iworld.com, will now feature financial news headlines and information from Quote.com under iWORLD's "Internet Daily Stock Report" which also includes the Internet Stock Index (ISDEX), the leading barometer of Internet stocks. Links to the Quote.com site located at http://www.quote.com will be featured from iWORLD. iWORLD is the only site in the world to provide 100% Internet news. The "Internet Daily Stock Report," written by Senior Investment Analyst, Steve Harmon, tracks companies whose business is solely derived from the Internet. Currently 25 companies are analyzed in the ISDEX including c/net, Mecklermedia, Netscape, Quarterdeck, Spyglass, and Yahoo. Mr. Harmon provides commentary twice daily with the "Market Report" and "Market Close Briefing." Quote.com will distribute financial market data to iWORLD which will include access to news headlines from four major newswire services, daily and intraday charts, portfolio services, real-time business news headlines, and fundamental (balance sheet) data. Visitors will be able to obtain current quotes, chart their favorite stocks and stock prices daily, weekly, and monthly, and also access the stocks' last time of trade, the bought/sold price, and the total shares traded. "Quote.com's sophisticated financial data and provocative delivery model is an ideal complement to the ISDEX and analysis we offer," said Meckler. "Anyone interested in tracking the country's top publicly traded Internet companies now have all the information needed to help them make buy/sell decisions or simply follow the market. With the creation of our Internet Daily Stock Report, we responded to the explosive interest in the Internet on the part of the financial community, and iWORLD will continue to anticipate and respond to our audience's interests." Tristan Louis, Executive Director of Development for iWORLD commented, "Quote.com has been a pioneer in offering consumers important financial data through the speed and convenience of the Internet. We selected Quote.com because it is an innovative, well respected site, and we wanted to offer iWORLD's audience the best information we could find." "iWORLD's ISDEX is an excellent tool for tracking the emerging Internet stock market," said Cooper. "The combined services of iWORLD and Quote.com demonstrate the robust information delivery that the financial and business markets require." Mecklermedia's daily electronic newspaper for Internet information, iWORLD, located at http://www.iworld.com, is the only site in the world offering 100% Internet news. Its highlights include "Netday News" with the day's top stories; "Business.Net," which offers specialized columns of interest to Web managers; "Developer's Forum," of interest to the Web development community; and the "Internet Daily Stock Report." Five directories of resources are provided, including "BrowserWatch", the leading site for information about browsers and plug-ins, and "The List" which features the world's largest listing of Internet service providers. Visitors can also access search vehicles, information about Mecklermedia's events, and back issues of Mecklermedia magazines. Mecklermedia Corporation, based in Westport, Connecticut, is the leading provider of Internet information through its publications Internet World, Web Week, Web Developer, its Internet World Trade Shows, Web Developer and Web Interactive Conferences, and iWORLD, its electronic daily newspaper, located at http://www.iworld.com. Mecklermedia's global presence includes Internet World trade shows and licensed publications throughout Europe, South America, Asia, and Australia. Quote.com is the leading independent provider of customized real-time news, stock quotes, and financial information services for knowledge workers, as well as individual and institutional investors connected to the Internet and the World Wide Web. The company's current service delivers stock quotes and detailed market data on options, commodity futures, mutual funds, and bonds. This service also includes real-time business news, market analysis, fundamental financial (balance sheet) data, and company profiles, i.e. the entire complement of services required to perform investor relations online. Quote.com, Inc., is a privately-held company that is a venture funded by Sequoia Capital Corp. of Menlo Park, CA. Quote.com is based in Santa Clara, CA., and its services can be accessed via the World Wide Web at http://www.quote.com, by sending a blank e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 408-327-0700.
Francie Coulter Director of Public Relations Mecklermedia Corporation 20 Ketchum Street Westport, CT 06880
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