Moves and news:
As we said in today’s Morning Report, we think Yahoo holds an enviable category leader status.
On the risk side, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a penchant for aiming at category leaders. Apple. WordPerfect. Lotus. Netscape. On the other hand, Yahoo seems to understand the Internet better than Microsoft in the media space and as a media company. Every battle Microsoft has won has been technologically-oriented, software driven. Microsoft makes software and that permeating fabric of its corporate culture may prevent it from understanding media. Software is science, media is art; fundamental different approaches to the Internet.
LaunchPad West StartUp Pavilion, part of Spring Internet World ’99, one of the the world’s largest Internet industry trade shows offers exhibit space for startups ONLY at a reduced price in order to meet their often limited capital available at the startup stage. It is Mecklermedia’s way of letting the newbies get their voice heard. If you or a friend is at a Internet startup and want to exhibit at Spring Internet World (expected attendance is more than 50,000) in Los Angeles Spring 1999 then contact Reed Bocchino: mailto:[email protected]