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Day: December 16, 1999

Actuate Ships Web Data Publishing Solution

Actuate Corporation announced its Web data publishing solution, Actuate e.Reporting Suite 4, has been shipped to customers and partners. Actuate 4 enables users to navigate and search high-resolution, personalized content in e.Reports that are viewable in a pure browser no plug-ins, no Java download. Users can generate content on-demand or view cached content that has been created on a scheduled basis. Actuate 4 enables content developers to build e.Reports that access any data source, do any calculation, compose any layout, and integrate with any Web site. www.actuate.com

CMGI & Akamai Add Cross-Company Partnerships

CMGI Inc. and Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced a growing number of cooperative efforts to enhance the performance of company sites within the CMGI network. In addition, CMGI and Akamai announced that it is their intention to collaborate to develop new technologies to create and deliver dynamic content and applications that serve the growing interest of both companies. CMGI-related companies currently partnering with Akamai include NaviSite, AltaVista; 1stUp.com, and NaviNet, as well as @Ventures portfolio companies Mondera.com and Furniture.com. Through a strategic technology partnership with Akamai, NaviSite offers customers access to an end-to-end content distribution system combined with application and server management services, and is the provider of Akamai’s FreeFlow to CMGI companies. Working together, several CMGI companies are collaborating with Akamai to develop new technologies that will provide intelligent decision-making capabilities at the edges of the Internet network to create and deliver dynamic content and applications. These projects will involve the joint development of applications to deliver and market services such as targeted advertising, dynamic page and content assembly, application delivery or usage research and analysis services, based on services now contained within the CMGI and Akamai networks. Akamai announced the introduction of its EdgeAdvantage platform that will enable applications to be delivered from the edge of the Internet, ensuring the same consistency and reliability available through Akamai FreeFlow service. www.cmgi.com, www.akamai.com

ilanguage.com Announces Alliance with Riffage.com

iLanguage.com announced a localization and marketing agreement with Riffage.com. iLanguage.com will translate Riffage.com Web site content into eight languages: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese (PRC), and Korean. In turn, Riffage.com will feature iLanguage.com as its translation partner and engage in specific international marketing efforts (including Riffage.com’s international search engine registrations and the issuance of Riffage.com’s localized international news releases). Riffage.com has plans to fully localize the full site through future dynamic translation solutions as well as additional strategic partnerships. Riffage.com expects to provide localized e-mail newsletters, artist profiles, content and venue information as its international reach continues to grow. www.iLanguage.com, www.riffage.com