New Sites on the Web from Week of September 10, 2001
- NationalRelief.org - A new web site sponsored by SearchtheWeb.com to assist the friends and families of victims of the September 11th attacks against America. Search by name for people lost due to the tradegies, view their pictures and report they are safe. Information is available for donating cash, donating blood, donating goods and volunteering. Important hotlines and links, up-to-date media coverage, a discussion forum and transportation information can also be found.
- Family Assist - Provides a secure area on the Internet where you can share messages, documents and images with friends and family members. The result is the timely delivery of accurate family related information in your time of need. Find links to resources and other government and family service programs that have been set up to assist family members in this time of disaster.
- Help Our America - A volunteer driven free website, culminated as an effort of private businesses in cooperation with Federal Agencies to provide accurate information to assist with the tragedies taking place on September 11, 2001.
- okay.prodigy.net - The site allows people who have survived the terrorist attacks in New York to post their names and let friends and family know that they came through the disaster all right.
- NY.com - New survivors sub-site that contains a list of survivors, listed in alphabetical order by last name that will be updated continually throughout the week.
- safe.millennium.berkeley.edu - New site that includes telephone numbers for several vital organizations. The Web site allows individuals in the affected areas to post information about their status and for their loved ones to find out if they are safe.
- Jewz.com - The Jewish news organization web site designed to act as an online crisis information center for the terrorist attacks. The site focuses on how to talk to children about the attacks as well as how to take specific actions to help. The site also includes links to a wide variety of news and online resources, including responses from other organizations.
- American Red Cross - Altered web site details ways that people can help donate blood and give other assistance.
- Disaster Message Service - Developed to facilitate communication and provide information about world disasters. This service is provided through our message boards where messages can be posted and read.
- WNBC.com - Temporarily redesigned site aims to assist in the tragedies by offering links to hospitals, World Trade Center businesses, polic/fire/emergency, government, transportation, blood donation information and more.
- Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC) - The Web site is a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center. FCC's mission is to address fraud committed over the Internet. For victims of Internet fraud, IFCC provides a convenient and easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities of a suspected criminal or civil violation. If you have any information related to the events of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in Wash., D.C., there is an online form to fill out that requests terrorist activity information.
- Military.com - Military.com is providing real-time defense information, national security reports, cyber-terrorism updates, key emergency numbers, background data and more military-related information.
- Citizen Observer - An Internet-based business devoted to crime prevention that is packed with features that will help participating residents, crime prevention groups, and law enforcement create safer communities. Users will have access to free web publishing tools for site creation, neighborhood notices, event notices, message boards, online newsletters, links, and recruiting tools. Crime prevention groups, schools, law enforcement, neighborhood groups, victims of crime, and general users are all utilizing the site.
- Virtual Wall - A collection of photographs and memorials honoring American men and women who died in the Vietnam War. The Web site now contains thousands of personal tributes; hundreds with photographs. The Virtual Wall's "Faces of Freedom" index allow web site visitors to see a full page collage of small photos. Clicking on a photo displays the full personal memorial. Memorials are also indexed by city, military unit, and panel.
- ScreenFriends - Proprietary software utilizing speech command-response technology to provide voice-enabled solutions for desktop navigation. The software opens and closes programs, searches databases and index systems, surfs the Web, delivers dynamic online messages (reads and delivers: e-mail, stock quotes, news, movie reviews, weather reports etc.) to the user.
- Screenblast - Screenblast represents the beginning of a new era in Internet entertainment. Built on the online entertainment innovations Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment has become known for, Screenblast uses a broadband-based creativity platform to deliver its users a non-linear entertainment environment. Consumers enter an interactive, engaging and immersive world where the user can choose to navigate through five genre channels (action, comedy, drama, sci-fi/horror and music); immediately move into the creator's seat to create and showcase their work; and connect with others online and through a multitude of new devices.
- YankeeFoliage.com - Families had better plan their Fall foliage excursions now, according to Yankee magazine editors who answer a flurry of Fall foliage questions in their magazine and website. Organized neatly and re-configured based on input from users last season, the site includes: Bed & Breakfast Browser, updated hotline numbers and links to the six New England states, fairs & festivals calendar, advice on photographing foliage and a descriptive list of six Fall walks.
- USImmigration.com - The first immigration law firm to launch online capabilities for clients to chat live with attorneys worldwide. The site offers immigration knowledge to all types of individuals, including human resource managers, recruiters, attorneys and businesses desiring to expand into the United States. Information about all types of permanent residence (i.e. green card) and temporary visas are detailed, along with terms and current developments within the immigration area.
- World's Leading Cruise Lines - Highly interactive Web site for Miami-based Carnival Corporation under their multi-cruise-line brand name, World's Leading Cruise Lines. The site allows the company to present its six diverse cruising brands -- Holland America, Cunard, Seabourn, Carnival, Costa, and Windstar -- in a unique one-stop manner, giving visitors a taste of the wide range of cruising experiences available.
- WebCapture - Patent pending, revolutionary infrastructure software that securely captures, indexes, stores and replays, in sequence, all the dynamic Web pages that comprise an on-line transaction or agreement. Using only a Web browser, business managers, customer service representatives, auditors and even customers themselves are able to replay selected transactions, step-by-step, in context, for audits, legal compliance, dispute avoidance, customer service and customer self-service in a single system.
- Rock Star Karaoke - This is a Web site that's being put up in tandem with the forthcoming Mark Wahlberg movie, "Rock Star," and it's designed to let people record their own versions of songs that appear in the flick. "Rock Star Karaoke" is a customize application put up by Oddcast's Karaoke Station, and it allows fans to put their own singing up on the site.
- Willo, The Dinosaur with a Heart - Scientists in North Carolina and Oregon announced the discovery of the world's first dinosaur specimen with a fossilized heart. Images of the fossil, a video, and further information is available on the Web site which is maintained jointly by the North Carolina State University and the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh.
- Grandma's House - A not for profit organization located in Washington, D.C., that cares for abused and disadvantaged children. The "first-in-the-nation" to begin a residential program for HIV-infected, abandoned, abused, and neglected children.
- SlangSite.com - A dictionary of slang, webspeak, made up words, and colloquialisms.
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