Terra Lycos To Focus on

Terra Lycos To Focus on “Subscriptionable” Content: Internet portal Terra Lycos has laid off 174 U.S. employees, or 21 percent of its American staff. The company has decided to focus on services like its search engine, Lycos Finance, Matchmaker.com and music. Three out of these four services–financial news and information, online dating and online music–have been moving towards a paid model industry wide, and Terra has also recently introduced paid services in these three sectors. Earlier this month, the company launched “Lycos’ Live Charts Plus”, a premium service that provides news, stock prices and trading information all in one place.

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