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Editorโ€™s Picks from NewsEdge keeps small business owners up to date on more than 150 daily business topics; gives access to quality news from the outlets they know and trust


BURLINGTON, Mass.โ€”Nov. 27, 2001โ€”NewsEdge Corporation, a Thomson business and leading provider of real-time news and information products, today announced its popular Editorโ€™s Picks daily news service will be featured on the Lycos Small Business destination of Terra Lycos (NASDAQ: TRLY and the Madrid Exchange: TRR), the largest global Internet network. Lycos Small Business is a comprehensive online resource where todayโ€™s business owners and managers find the tools and information necessary to compete and win.

The move to enhance the Lycos Small Business section with NewsEdge Editorโ€™s Picks promises to make the service one of the most informative and comprehensive online destinations for small business owners. As part of the business news provided by NewsEdge, users of Lycos Small Business (http://business.lycos.com) will receive news and information drawn from trusted news brands. NewsEdge Editorโ€™s Picks offers more than 150 topics to small businesses on a wide array of subjects from accounting to women in business.

โ€œSmall businesses donโ€™t have the big news and information budgets associated with large corporations,โ€ said Charlie White, vice president of content services at NewsEdge. โ€œIndustry news from NewsEdge delivered through Lycosโ€™ small business section helps them compete with larger companies on a daily basis.โ€

โ€œSuccessful businesses need to stay absolutely up-to-date on news from their own industry to maintain a competitive edge, and Lycos Small Business is able to provide a quick and easy means to review happenings and developments with the integration of NewsEdge,โ€ said Mark Stoever, vice president of media for Terra Lycos, U.S. โ€œNewsEdge is the best aggregator of business news and is a perfect complement to our transactional and management tools on the site.โ€

With NewsEdge Editorโ€™s Picks small business owners will receive only the information that matters to them. NewsEdge editors efficiently sift through stories selecting news and information that is focused, relevant, and timely. NewsEdge editors review the news day and night, selecting and prioritizing only the most important stories for Editor's Picks.


About Terra Lycos


Terra Lycos is a global Internet network operating in 43 countries in 20 languages, reaching 109 million unique monthly visitors worldwide. Created by the combination of Terra Networks, S.A. and Lycos, Inc., in October 2000, Terra Lycos is one of the most popular Internet networks in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia and Latin America, and is the largest Internet access provider in Spain and Latin America. The Terra Lycos network of sites includes Lycos.com, Terra.com, Angelfire.com, ATuHora.com, Gamesville.com, HotBot.com, Invertia.com, Lycos Zone, Matchmaker.com, Quote.com, Rumbo.com, Sonique, Tripod.com, RagingBull.com and Wired News (Wired.com). The companyโ€™s headquarters are in Barcelona and it has major offices in Boston, Buenos Aires, Madrid, Miami, Monterrey and Sao Paulo among others. It is listed on the Madrid stock exchange (TRR) and on the Nasdaq electronic market (TRLY).

For more information, please visit our corporate Web site at http://www.terralycos.com



About NewsEdge


NewsEdge Corporation, a Thomson business, is a leading provider of real-time news and information products. The company services approximately 1,500 corporations, government agencies, non-profits and professional service firms worldwide. NewsEdge combines proprietary technology, branded content and specialized editorial processes to deliver tailored information and decision-support solutions to knowledge workers through its information products and content services.

The Thomson Corporation (www.thomson.com), with 2000 revenues of approximately US billion, is a leading, global provider of integrated information solutions for business and professional customers. The Corporationโ€™s common shares are listed on the Toronto and London stock exchanges (TSE:TOC).




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