WALTHAM, Mass.- November 17, 2004 - Lycos, Inc.(, a network of diverse and highly- rated Internet brands and the wholly owned subsidiary of Korean Internet leader, Daum Communications Corp. (KOSDAQ: 035720), today announced that Dow Jones & Company is the new primary news provider to's ( QCharts and LiveCharts products, which serve active non-professional traders.

Through this arrangement, subscribers to's QCharts and LiveCharts products will receive 'Dow Jones Equities News for Investors.' This Dow Jones solution offers investors real-time news and information from Dow Jones' award-winning editorial team, and provides daily updates on corporate announcements and events, fund activity, market commentary and more.

"We're pleased that has selected Dow Jones to be the primary source of financial news for its QCharts and LiveCharts subscribers," said Jessica Perry, vice president of business development, Consumer Electronic Publishing, Dow Jones & Company. "With 'Dow Jones Equity News for Investors,' active investors using these premium services gain easy access to authoritative financial news from the market leader."

"At, we are committed to offering the highest quality financial information to all of our subscribers," said Chris Hill, General Manager of for Lycos. "By incorporating 'Dow Jones Equities News for Investors' into our flagship QCharts and our LiveCharts offerings, we offer tremendous additional value to our subscribers as one of the few financial information services providing equities news from Dow Jones."

Key areas of coverage provided in 'Dow Jones Equities News for Investors' include:

  • U.S. Listed Companies
  • U.S. Stock Markets and Indexes
  • ADRs
  • Canadian Companies, Markets and Economy
  • U.S. Economic News
  • Federal Reserve and Interest Rates
  • Bond Market News and Commentary
  • Mutual and Pension Fund News

About Lycos, Inc.

Lycos is one of the original and most widely known Internet brands in the world, evolving from one of the first search engines on the web, into a comprehensive network of social media web sites that foster online communities.

Lycos has been a pioneer in intelligent spidering search technology, combining its proprietary technology with other best in class search services to provide a powerful and relevant search experience for its users.

Times change, and Lycos has changed with them, evolving into digital media power house with two major divisions

Lycos, is a network of easy to use community and social sites. Lycos's award-winning products and services include tools for blogging, web publishing and hosting, online games, e-mail, and search. The Lycos Network of sites and services include, Tripod, Angelfire, HotBot, Gamesville, WhoWhere, and Lycos Mail. Integrated, these sites help in bringing people together to interact, conduct commerce, have fun, and experience the best the Internet has to offer, is in our DNA. We offer 40 Local Sites in 120 Languages with a community spanning across 177 Countries. Lycos consistently averages 12 - 15 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S.

Lycos employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide, including the US, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Ukraine, Sweden, Serbia, Israel, China, Thailand, Panama, India, Emirates, Russia and Australia, and with representatives or partners in Spain, South Africa, and The Netherlands.

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This press release contains "forward-looking statements" - that is, statements related to future, not past, events. In this context, forward-looking statements often address our expected future business and financial performance, and often contain words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "should" or "will." Forward-looking statements by their nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain. For us, uncertainties arise from the behavior of financial and digital marketing industry, and fluctuations in exchange rates; from future integration of businesses; and from numerous other matters of national, regional and global scale, including those of a political, economic, business, competitive or regulatory nature. These uncertainties may cause our actual future results to be materially different from those expressed in our forward-looking statements. We do not undertake to update our forward-looking statements.

Date: 2004-11-17