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SAN MATEO (02/07/2000) - DoDots deliversDoDots Inc. is targeting companies that need to distribute Internet content to users' desktops. The company's namesake product breaks up content into smaller pieces called Dots and distributes them to desktops. Using Dots lets users connect to multiple sites concurrently, allowing them to track Internet content from several sources.

Koch gets legal

Former New York mayor Edward I. Koch will launch a new Web site through his start-up, Internet Ventures. The site -- www.thelawplus.com -- will offer free legal information, include live chats with lawyers, and present research on individual legal issues.

SFA site planned

Salesforce.com, a Web site chaired by longtime Oracle executive Marc Benioff and backed by Larry Ellison, is targeting companies that want to outsource their SFA (sales force automation). The site provides companies with access to browser-based SFA software, allowing them to access, manage, and share their vital sales-related information.vShip looks abroadvShip Corp. will show a system that facilitates international e-commerce by providing online merchants with complete payment processing for foreign orders.

The system, called Custom Wire, is said to remove traditional barriers for consumers in the international marketplace, opening access to several relatively untapped foreign markets online.

Web radio boosted

Internet radio could get a boost from Kerbango's self-named internet appliance, a stand-alone Internet radio that allows the user to listen to Web radio as easily as AM/FM radios, according to the company. Kerbango has also developed an online radio directory that is said to limit the search time required to find songs or stations on the Internet.