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View Resource Yahoo People Search

In 1996 Yahoo added this enhancement to its popular Internet directory service. It's People Search allows you to find telephone numbers and email addresses by entering a search form. The telephone directory is supplied by Database America (the provider of the database), and the email interface directly queries
View Resource Netscape Network

By mid-1998, Netscape finished remaking its site from a browser information center into an Internet portal. After over nine months of development, the new Netcenter provides (discussed in the September 5, 1997 Scout Report) a directory (originally provided by Excite!), annotated links organized into categories, along with continually updated news features. For those still interested in the...
View Resource Metadot Portal Server 6.2b7

The Scout Report likes to keep an eye out for helpful applications, and this latest release of the Metadot Portal Server may be a nice addition for some of our readers. The program is an open source portal system that is designed for ease of use (and as such, is relatively simple to figure out) and can be used to create websites and portals in a short period of time. One obvious use of the program...
View Resource Metadot Portal Server 6.4b6

What popular open-source portal system is used by MIT, NASA, the World Health Organization and the Chicago Medical Society? The answer to that query would be the Metadot Portal Server. The best thing about this particular system is that non-technical people can create rather powerful websites and portals through a number of clicks with the mouse. Some of the elements that users can add to these...