& THAT: The recently e-born Tuesday Network is meeting from 7-9 p.m. Dec.
12 in the Omni Colonnade Hotel, Coral Gables. The group, says spokesperson Connie
Bischoff at Wings Consulting Group, is for "dot-com, dot-cash and dot-consultants."
Members, she said, "meet for the purpose of business development within the
Internet industry." The networker features a cash bar. Details: (305) 667-2412.
High Tech, by Miami Today reporter Candice Ventra, condenses
the latest news in the Miami Internet and technical worlds.
AUCTION SITE POST:
DeRemate.com, a U&S and Latin American auction website, has named Carlos Faria
general manager for the Andean region. Mr. Faria earlier in his e-career oversaw
the launch for DeRemate of sites in Venezuela, Colombia and Peru. Aside from the
Andean region, Mr. Faria says he will also be managing US operations as well as
developing and implementing marketing, sales and operating strategies for the
e-company. Before joining DeRemate, Mr. Faria said he was a deputy representative
for Banque Europănne pour l'Amărique Latine West LB Group in Caracas.
VITECH MICROTEC: Vitech
America Inc. announced this week that its subsidiary Microtec Sistemas in Brazil
has launched the new Intel Pentium 4 family of processors with a prototype of
its Quest 7140 computer operating at 1400 MHz. The "state-of-the-art"
PC, says Paulo Alouche, marketing director, will make its debut in Brazil in the
first quarter 2001. "The greater processing and transmission speed"
of the computer, Mr. Alouche said, "allows virtual reality work to be performed
with greater speed and detail."
COCOWALK-DOTS: CocoWalk this week launched cocowalk.com.
The home page will be refreshed and updated daily, says CocoWalk's Julie Katz.
Features, she said, will include sections announcing sales, bar specials and musical
events. Also, a "Tip of the Day" will promote one item from the retail
tenant and the lineup at the AMC movie theater gets a full page.
INVESTING IN THE FUTURE: Yahoo! today (12/7) is rolling
out a Camp Yahoo! en espažol international education initiative that features
training and materials for schools and nonprofits to introduce users to the Internet.
The effort is a partnership with ASPIRA Florida, a group "devoted to education
and leadership development of Latino youth." According to a spokesman, Camp
Yahoo! was developed "as a basic Internet instruction package" that
was designed to be used in "educational initiatives in under-privileged communities."
DOTS & DASHES: In Pompano Beach, Floral Visions launched
Floralplant.com as "a one-stop e-resource for floral arrangements, bouquets,
plants and gifts".... Sushi Doraku, 1100 Lincoln Road and 310 First Ave.
in Fort Lauderdale, launched a web-cam site so visitors can view the aquatic-theme
restaurant over shushidoraku.com.... Duke Weeks Realty Corp. in Indianapolis launched
a site last week it calls an "online newsroom" so that members of the
media could "easily and efficiently access information about the company."