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One million hits for SEEK
The Internet-based employment firm SEEK received a record one million hits on their Web site in September - an increase of 20 per cent on the previous month.
More than 500 recruitment firms and companies advertised 18,000 jobs and as many as 411,592 users visited the site over the month, the company said.
SEEK provides an interactive e-mail mechanism to allow job-seekers and recruiters to communicate with each other.http://www.seek.com.auEcluboz.com membership thrivesAustralian loyalty online venture ecluboz.com was officially launched last week after more than 20,000 members joined the club over the last month.
Claiming to be the first online loyalty club in Australia, ecluboz.com lures new members with promises of cash and other prizes it is able to give away, thanks to a number of business partners, the company said.
`On the Internet, like anywhere, relationships with the end customer are the keys to building long-term loyalty. Own the relationship with the customer and you own the future,' ecluboz.com's managing director, Trevor Boyland, said.http://www.ecluboz.comHotmail users spread viruses, ISP saysUsers of Microsoft's free Internet-based e-mail service, Hotmail, have been spreading viruses for the past six months, says British Internet service provider Star Internet.
Microsoft, which has been concentrating on Hotmail security holes, has not fixed the virus problem that was revealed in August despite proclaiming that all Hotmail flaws had been found and corrected.
Star Internet claimed 122 different viruses have come into the house from Hotmail accounts during the last six weeks.
Secure ID-Net changes name
Data encryption specialist Secure ID-Net has changed its name after receiving approval from its shareholders at the company's annual meeting. The company will now trade under the name of Senetas.
The new name is expected to be accompanied with the new business strategy that could see Senetas diversify its business operations to include, inter alia, telecommunications and smart cards.