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Written by on October 26, 2000


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

latest news in the Miami Internet and technical worlds.


The University of Miami NGJ Information Systems Institute has opened

a center for its off-campus computer training classes at 6303 Blue

Lagoon Drive. An open house is being held there at 5 p.m. today

(10/26). The new complex features four computer classrooms and labs,

plus several work stations and training rooms, promoters said, and

is at

FREE SEMINAR: eBusiness Technologies,

a provider of solutions and services for e-business applications,

will host "Content Management: The Power Behind e-Business,"

a free website content management seminar series for business managers

at 8 a.m. Dec. 13 in the Sheraton Biscayne Bay, 495 Brickell Ave.

Gavin Nicol, chief scientist for eBusiness Technologies, is among

scheduled speakers. Details: (401) 752-4574 or

TRAVEL PARTNER: Miami-based,

a travel site in Spanish and Portuguese, has formed strategic alliances

with Bass Hotels, Carnival Cruise Lines, and

City Tours, among others. The deals give customers competitive

rates on services offered by the new partners, promoters say.

SITE LIST: Boca Raton-based Dunhill

International, a mailing and telemarketing company, launched a catalog

on at


Miami-based Audubon of Florida, a science-based conservation advocacy

group, has launched a site in conjunction with the University of

South Florida’s Center for Community Design & Research to highlight

the society’s education and outreach programs. Details: (305) 371-6399.

NEW OFFICE: Spain-based DMR Consulting,

a provider of e-business consulting and solutions, opened an office

in Miami to serve as the company’s regional headquarters. The Miami

office will oversee operations in Chile, Argentina and Brazil, promoters

say. Details:

SKY & SPORTS:, a Miami-based provider of e-commerce logistics solutions

for US e-merchants and Latin American and Caribbean consumers, formed

a strategic alliance with, a sports portal in Spanish

and Portuguese. The partnership, executives said, will allow consumers

to order SportsYa products via Skybox’s distribution system.


Terremark Worldwide, a provider of telecommunications infrastructure

and services, announced that subsidiary Asia Connect launched 1

Connect — a unified messaging service. The service, based in

China, helps users get faxes and voice-mail from a PC anywhere in

the world, promoters said. Details: (305) 860-7829.

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