RealTime IT News Augments Portal

Fresh-faced portal Wednesday added a variety of services to its site, including e-mail and homepage hosting. is new on the portal scene, created in December 1998. It features links to more than 100 sites in categories ranging from business and computers to recreation, music and health.

Recent enhancements include a search engine designed to simultaneously integrate results from a variety of search engines including Excite, Infoseek and AltaVista. The site also offers free Web-based e-mail and a free utility for homepage building.

In the works is an online auction site modeled after Yahoo! Auctions, said Rusty Sandhu, president.

"From the start, the goal of has been to serve as a gateway to the Internet, offering users quick access to essential information in a streamlined manner," Sandhu said.

"The implementation of these new features will add even greater functionality to the myGO site."