Just read in Edupage:
NEW NO. 1 GATEWAY TO THE INTERNET
GeoCities Inc. is being bought by Yahoo! Inc. for $4.58 billion, a deal that will make Yahoo! the No. 1 gateway to the World Wide Web, according to the Media Metrix research firm. (San Jose Mercury News 28 Jan 99)
Anybody has any ideas why large-scale boring and annoying services are taking over the Net business, and whether this process can ever reverse?