At Lotusphere99, Lotus Development Corp. today launched Release 5 (R5) of Notes, Domino and Domino Designer, Lotus’ collaboration and Internet messaging software. The new Notes R5 client is a browser-like desktop environment that provides users with access to their most frequently used applications, including Internet e-mail, news, calendars, Web browsing, document management and custom business applications, from one integrated source. Lotus also announced an extension of its relationship with America Online that will enhance the ability of Lotus customers to find and manage Web-based news and information. Through the partnership, America Online provides Web content from a variety of its online news and content sources that users can access and manage directly from within the Notes R5 Client.