Written by Miami Today on November 2, 2000
High Tech, by Miami Today reporter Candice Ventra, condenses the
latest news in the Miami Internet and technical worlds.
Yupi.com, a Miami-based web portal in Spanish and English, has formed
a partnership with several career sites to form Yupi Empleos (the
Spanish word for employment) — a job search product, promoters
said. Yupi’s job site partners include HireDiversity.com, IHispano.com,
InfoJobs.net, Laborum.com, LatPro.com, MasTrabajo.com and tecEmpleos.com,
PNV PEOPLE: Coral Springs-based PNV,
a communications and information provider to the trucking and logistics
industry, has opened a new sales and distribution channel by partnering
with PeopLease — a personnel management enterprise targeting
the transportation industry. Through the partnership PeopLease executives
say they will offer PNV services to clients. Details: PNV.com or
MORE PNV: The Kenworth Truck Co. now
offers PNV connection ports on the exterior of most of its new sleeper
truck models. The connections, promoters said, help to eliminate
the need to route special cable TV and telephone cords through truck
windows or doors.
AROUND THE GLOBE: Miami-based Globecast,
a provider of end-to-end transmission and production services for
the broadcasting industry, has added Russian-language superchannel
TVR Network Inc. to its digital platform for foreign broadcasters,
executives said. The new channel delivers live, delayed and archive
TV programs. Details: (305) 887-1600.
Globecast has also added Arabic-language broadcaster ANA Television
Network Inc. to its digital platform. The network promotes the cultural
and linguistic heritage of Arabs living worldwide, promoters say.
SCHOOL VOTE: AT&T Broadband has teamed
up with CNN Turner Learning and Philips Consumer Electronics North
America to offer students enrolled at Hialeah Senior High School
with a CNN "Your Choice Your Vote" campaign. The campaign
is a six-part Internet-based educational program designed to help
teach students about the electoral process in the US, promoters
said. Details: www.broadband.att.com.
E-TRAVEL TALK: Xcelerate Corp., an e-business
solutions company, and Mercer Management Consulting will host the
first Travel Industry eBusiness Forum from 9-11:30 a.m. on Nov.
6 in the Don Shula Hotel & Golf Club, 6842 Main St., Miami Lakes.
The program will feature discussions on e-business strategies and
solutions in the travel industry, organizers said. Details: (954)
Open Solutions Inc., a provider of integrated enterprise, Internet
banking and e-commerce solutions for community banks and credit
unions has teamed up with Sunrise-based Mortgage.com to offer online
mortgage technology platforms Open Solutions clients. Details: opensolutions.com