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Written by on July 13, 2000

Miami

High Tech, by Miami Today reporter Candice Ventra, condenses the

latest news in the Miami Internet and technical worlds.

LOGICAL MANAGEMENT:

Miami-based Fiera.com, an electronic commerce site focused on serving

the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking population in the Americas,

created eLogistics Management. The new subsidiary, promoters say,

offers clients a "turnkey" logistics operation in distribution,

brokerage services, payment processing and customer service, among

other things.

LATIN MUSIC:

Miami-based Ritmoteca.com, an on-line retailer for digital Latin

music and UnoDosTres.com, a television network for English-, Spanish-

and Portuguese-speaking communities, have formed a strategic alliance.

UnoDosTres.com will carry Ritmoteca’s catalog of more than 100,000

exclusively licensed tracks, promoters said.

SPEAK OUT: www.iSpeak.net, a Miami-based

site that provides on-line translation solutions for English, Spanish

and Portuguese communities, was launched. The site allows users

to submit brochures, manuals, e-mail and other documents for translation.

PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE:

Allegiance Telecom launched operations in Miami. The company is

a facilities-based competitive local exchange carrier, promoters

said. It offers businesses a package of telecommunications services,

which are consolidated on one bill, executives say. The company

has several offices around the US, including New York, Los Angeles,

Seattle, Boston, Atlanta and San Jose. Details: (708) 836-5244.

E-PHARMACY: Navarro Pharmacy, a 40-year-old

local drug store chain, launched an English- and Spanish-language

e-commerce site, promoters said. At www.navarropharmacy.com, users

can shop for more than 10,000 items at the store, including vitamins,

health and beauty aids and cosmetics.

BRICK & CLICK: MyShoppingCenter.com

— an e-business provider of end-to-end e-commerce solutions

for shopping centers’ owners and tenants — launched operations

in Miami. The site, promoters say, helps brick & mortar companies

make the transition to becoming brick & click companies.

TELECOM LEASE:

SBC Telecom leased a 25,000-square-foot office building at 2500

N Andrews Ave. in Pompano Beach from Cabot Industrial Properties,

company executives said. The telecom company also leased a 17,047-square-foot

building at Waterford Center at 6205 Blue Lagoon Drive in Miami.

Both leases are to facilitate the company’s regional office expansion

plan. CB Richard Ellis represented the company in the deals.

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