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Following their successful IPOs, other companies announced plans to go public or provide commercial searching products.
Digital Equipment Company (DEC), which developed the Alta Vista searching technology, planned to develop products for the corporate intranet market.
Company Perspectives: Terra Lycos's mission is to become the world's leading online destination.
Through a unique platform that combines the benefits of the convergence of Internet services and next-generation communication technologies with the broadest, most comprehensive array of popular products and services, Terra Lycos provides users a compelling network of web brands and gives advertisers access to a vast and diverse audience. was formed in October 2000 by the merger of Spain's Terra Networks, S. and the popular Internet portal and search engine firm Lycos, Inc.
After going public in 1996 it acquired a wide range of companies providing content and services.
It also expanded internationally by forming joint ventures in Asia, Japan, Latin America, and Europe.
However, a2z was dropped later in the year, but Lycos would continue to try to create a classified directory of web sites.
In April 1996 Lycos was one of four search engine companies that had their IPOs that year. , the best-known search engine, Info Seek, and Excite.com, which was produced by Architext, also went public.
One of the first products under development was called Spider in a Box.
It also supported multiple search crawlers and employed a technology that let the spider continue to search while waiting for a slow site to connect.
Through an agreement with Info Space Inc., Lycos users could access Info Space's People Directory, which contained more than 100 million U. and Canadian business and public telephone numbers, and Accu Mail, a large e-mail directory.
Pittsburgh-based Lycos grew from its origin in 1995 as a search engine to become a multi-branded Internet portal operating several different web sites that offered a variety of services.
Lycos formed partnerships with numerous content providers for such areas as books, health information, news, and more.