The COmmunity Research & Development Information Service, the European Commission's first permanent website, providing the repository of EU-funded research projects. The Economist "went live in early 1994" with a website "structured as a portal with various search tools of the day (e.g., Archie, Veronica, Jughead, WAIS and Gopher)"; it cost 0, paid for by one of the magazine's correspondents, and by the end of the year "America Online voted it one of the world’s top-ten news sites, nosing out Time-Warner’s celebrated Pathfinder site—which reputedly cost 0 million to build."Claims to be the first searchable web catalog; originally created at the Einet division of the MCC Research Consortium at the University of Texas, Austin. SGD provide curation of all published results on budding yeast (aka.
It offered general marketing news for marketers and professors of marketing.Lycos is a university spin-off that began as a research project by Michael Loren Mauldin of Carnegie Mellon University's main Pittsburgh campus in 1994. was formed with approximately US million in venture capital funding from CMGI.Bob Davis became the CEO and first employee of the new company in 1995, and concentrated on building the company into an advertising-supported web portal.Lycos Europe was a joint venture between Lycos and the Bertelsmann transnational media corporation, but it has always been a distinct corporate entity.Although Lycos Europe remains the largest of Lycos's overseas ventures, several other Lycos subsidiaries also entered into joint venture agreements including Lycos Canada, Lycos Korea and Lycos Asia.