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PORTAL

A trading platform operated by NASDAQ of closely-held companies and other companies for investment by extremely high net-worth individuals. This market is largely exempt from the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. In 2007, the Portal Market required an individual to have a minimum net worth of $100 million to qualify to trade on it.

PORTAL

A NASD trading system for unregistered foreign and domestic securities.
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com), a privately held company based in San Francisco, recently unveiled its new content aggregation and commerce service for vertical portals. EoCenter (http://www.
Vertical portals can be targeted at specific interest groups and as such are sometimes called community hosting sites.
Already, some smaller broadband PC access providers have joined with independent portals to reach critical scale, and even the bigger ones need to ally with vertical portals and content providers; T-Online, for example, has formed a partnership with the media conglomerate ZDF Heute.
We see some use of context in the form of vertical portals, such as health sites, and mobile users, for whom search systems can find local restaurants and stores.
We're participating in various portals on the Web, including horizontal-type portals like Yahoo, vertical portals (a dedicated insurance website where a number of companies show their products), as well as our own website.
Meanwhile, the grandly named Network of the World is tinkering with its "vortals," or vertical portals and hiring expensive new marketing staff in anticipation of an official U.S.
The new division will include eLogic, the recently purchased Web content management company plus all of Cahners' Internet activities, including the vertical portals being developed in the construction, retail, entertainment and electronics market sectors.
DeliveryNet solutions leverage the Internet-based Global Logistics Network, an open, worldwide network of shippers, receivers, carriers, logistics service providers, e-marketplaces, vertical portals, and transportation exchanges.
These new online entities are known as vertical portals, industry hubs, net markets, cyber-mediaries, and B2B communities, just to name a few.
"A definite trend has developed in offering more defined and targeted vertical portals, referred to as Doorways, Vortals, or Hubs," explained Grant.
By year's end, we should see a fair crop of vertical portals pitching themselves to advertisers as more efficient, better targeted, and more usable solutions.
* Links to key industry services, vertical portals and company sites