PlayBite LA to Showcase Digital Media Stars at Cocktail Event for Journalists, May 5th

Bite Communications Brings Together Companies That Are Pioneering Digital Entertainment in Hollywood for the Latest in Its Worldwide Series of PlayBite Events

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - May 2, 2008) - Following successful PlayBite events in London, San Francisco and New York, Bite Communications is hosting PlayBite LA on May 5th in conjunction with opening night of the Digital Hollywood conference. PlayBite is an intimate media gathering that brings together emerging companies behind the next generation of digital entertainment, Web 2.0 and consumer electronics to showcase their wares, all in one place. The informal event allows for one-on-one conversations with executives from up-and-coming technology and media companies -- not to mention good food and drinks.

WHAT: PlayBite LA - Technology Showcase for Media
WHEN: Monday, May 5, 2008 - 5:00-7:30 pm
Opening night of the Digital Hollywood conference
WHERE: Trastevere Restaurant - 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA
Located on the 4th floor of the Hollywood and Highland retail-entertainment complex where the Digital Hollywood conference is taking place
WHY: Meet cutting-edge digital media companies all in one place, at one time - plus cocktails and hors d'oeuvres on an outdoor patio overlooking Hollywood
WHO: Exhibitors include...

AMD: A global provider of innovative processing solutions in the computing, graphics and consumer electronics markets. The AMD LIVE! Explorer offers an immersive, 3D approach to browsing a PC's complete digital media library. The ATI TV Wonder high-def personal video recorder for the PC is the perfect product for the media and home entertainment enthusiast.

Gaia Online: The online hangout where millions of teens come every month to make friends, play games, customize their avatars, cars and homes, watch movies in Gaia Cinemas, and participate in the world's most active online community. Gaia provides a fun, social environment that inspires individuality and creativity.

Lycos: An Internet pioneer and top provider of social publishing, media and search services, including Lycos Cinema, the first social viewing experience online, combining synchronous full-length movie viewing with real-time chat.

muvee: Allows people to create and share professional-quality instant home movies out of unedited video, digital pictures and music. A leading comparison shopping web site that helps 26 million unique users per month find the right product, at the right price, from the right merchant. includes comprehensive product/merchant reviews, BottomLinePrice (Shipping+Tax), seasonal how-to-buy guides, eco-friendly products (ShopGreen) and price alerts.

SocialVibe: Allows people to use social media for social good. By recognizing the power of individuals online, SocialVibe is helping convert media dollars into charitable donations and changing the way brands participate in social media.

Sonos: A developer of wireless multi-room music systems for the home. The Sonos Multi-Room Music System lets you play any song, in any room and control it all wirelessly -- from the palm of your hand.

Casi Kneebone
Bite Communications
(310) 601-7132

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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Date: 2008-05-05