Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsVirage Inc
IN THE NEWS

Virage Inc

FEATURED ARTICLES
BUSINESS
February 8, 1999 | CHARLES PILLER
Compaq Computer Corp. will announce today that it has acquired a 10% equity stake in Virage Inc.--producer of technology that allows users to search video clips on Web sites. The $4-million investment is linked to Compaq's efforts to build up its AltaVista search site, which it recently announced it would spin off as a separate company and build into a multipurpose portal site competing with Yahoo, Excite, Lycos and others.
ARTICLES BY DATE
BUSINESS
February 8, 1999 | CHARLES PILLER
Compaq Computer Corp. will announce today that it has acquired a 10% equity stake in Virage Inc.--producer of technology that allows users to search video clips on Web sites. The $4-million investment is linked to Compaq's efforts to build up its AltaVista search site, which it recently announced it would spin off as a separate company and build into a multipurpose portal site competing with Yahoo, Excite, Lycos and others.
Advertisement
NEWS
November 2, 2000
Watching the presidential candidates talk about the issues you're interested in. Cable TV network C-SPAN has recorded seemingly every utterance on the campaign trail, taping debates, news conferences and stemwinders by candidates of all stripes. On the Internet, you can search through the mountain of C-SPAN footage to find what the candidates have said about your pet issue, whether it's abortion, tax simplification or genetically engineered fruit.
BUSINESS
March 28, 2001 | JON HEALEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pay ball! Major League Baseball, the self-proclaimed national pastime, announced plans Tuesday to cut off the free Internet broadcasts of its games. Starting around opening day, fans who want to listen to games over the Web will have to buy a subscription from Major League Baseball or its new partner, Seattle-based RealNetworks. The deal calls for RealNetworks to pay upward of $20 million over three years for the Internet rights to the games.
WORLD
November 13, 2002 | Josh Meyer and Greg Miller, Times Staff Writers
After more than a year of suspense over whether Osama bin Laden is dead or alive, U.S. officials said they believe the man heard on an audiotape Tuesday praising recent attacks against civilians in Indonesia and Russia and urging new strikes on the United States and its allies is the terrorist mastermind. Several U.S.
NEWS
January 19, 2002 | DAVID STREITFELD and CHARLES PILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Travelers at the airport here, on their way to Palm Springs or Las Vegas, are encountering something new just beyond the security checkpoint. It looks like a tube of King Kong's lipstick: six feet of brushed aluminum. As the traveler approaches the device, a loudspeaker tells him to stop and "look forward." A camera snaps a series of photographs, which are instantly compared with pictures of known terrorists in a computer database. If there's a match, a siren sounds. Terrorists in Fresno?
Los Angeles Times Articles
|