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Magazine article Information Today

In Brief

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PLS Search Engine for IBM infoMarket

IBM has announced the Personal Library Software Inc. (PLS) as the search engine for information being hosted by its new Internet-based service, IBM infoMarket. IBM infoMarket is an online marketplace for digital content that allows users to find, with one search, information that may reside on many different servers in various locations.

To bring more publishers into the world of Internet publishing, IBM infoMarket will host their databases for them and use the PLS search engine to store, index, and retrieve all such information hosted on the IBM infoMarket service for these content providers.

IBM infoMarket and PLS also have entered into a marketing relationship where PLS will work with its publicizing customers to help make their information available on the IBM infoMarket service. PLS has developed an interface that will allow any organization using the PLS Web search server, PL Web, to sell its content on the Internet through the IBM infoMarket service.

For more information, visit the IBM infoMarket home page at http://www.info market.ibm.com or the IBM home page at http://www.ibm.com.

Dow Jones News/Retrieval Adds AsiaInfo

Dow Jones News/Retrieval subscribers can now access from China AsiaInfo Daily, a collection of timely business and trade news abstracts in English. AsiaInfo Daily delivers between 40-60 stories daily, Monday through Friday, by 12:30 PM (EST), the same day they are published in the Far East.

In Beijing, AsiaInfo editors review hundreds of local Chinese language newspapers and trade journals for trade, investment, financial, business, and economic news. Articles are chosen for newsworthiness and edited to eliminate propaganda. AsiaInfo's specialized focus complements the vast selection of content already available on China. News on the Far East and Southeast Asian countries currently available on Dow Jones spans Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, and other Asian countries such as India.

For more information, contact Dow Jones Business Information Services, Princeton, NJ, 609/520-4000; World Wide Web: http://bis.dow jones.com.

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