High Tech, by Miami Today reporter Candice Ventra, condenses the
latest news in the Miami Internet and technical worlds.
North Miami-based MyShoppingCenter.com appointed Odie C. Donald
to its board of directors. Mr. Donald is president of DIRECTV. MyShoppingCenter.com
is an e-business provider offering end-to-end solutions to shopping
center owners and tenants, promoters say.
a Miami-based logistics solution company for US e-merchants and
Latin American consumers, announced a strategic partnership with
CDNow, an on-line music site. Skybox.net will assist the music company
in the shipping and handling of music products.
Miami-based Viajo.com, a Spanish and Portuguese site for business
and leisure travel, launched a more user- friendly site, promoters
say. New 2.0 software, they say, allows for faster displays and
downloads, among other things.
YUPI PHONE: Miami Beach-based Yupi.com,
a portal for the Spanish-speaking e-world, announced the launch
of Yupi-Teléfono, its newest telecom services channel. Executives
say Yupi-Teléono offers users three main low-cost local and
international plans. Details: (305) 459-4113.
Fiera.com, a Miami-based e-commerce site for Latin America, announced
the launch of its affiliate program throughout Latin America and
US Hispanic markets. Promoters say the program provides users with
access to Fiera's on-line store of more than 500,000 products. Details:
Semtor, an e-business Internet solutions consulting firm based in
Weston, opened a regional office in the Greater Boston area. The
company is developing an e-business solutions program for its first
client, Boston College, promoters say. Details: (954) 349-4264.
CarRevolution.com bills itself as a site that assists people who
plan to buy a car. The South Florida-based site, among other things,
provides users with extensive inventory lists of cars by asking
price, promoters say. Details: (954) 974-1322.
Boca Raton-based SupplySpot.com appointed Darren Drake to its board
of directors. Mr. Drake is a senior vice president of Paine Webber
Real Estate Fund. The site serves the plumbing industry. Details:
(561) 620-7822. .