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Zap.com Unveils 2.0
Zap.com, the Rochester, N.Y.-based Web network including e-‘zines Word and Charged and e-tool Web site Pixeltime, today unveiled the newest iteration of its ZapBox client. ZapBox gives users “portal-like” functionality–such as Web search and access to news and information from ZapNetwork sites–without having to leave the originating site. The ZapBox frame can be customized and will serve targeted banner ads.

CondƒNet Shares Content
CondƒNet, the Web network of Condƒ Nast, New York, has inked content sharing deals with iwon.com, GO.com, Snap.com and studentadvantage.com. Select content from Epicurious.com, Phys.com, Vogue.com and Swoon.com will soon appear on partner sites.

TVGuide.com Redesigns
New York-based TVGuide.com, the Web presence of TV Guide magazine, will implement the first phase of an overall site redesign beginning Wednesday. The revamped site will feature easier navigation and integration of content from other TV Guide properties. The site will cybercast the TV Guide Awards on March 5.

Slate Signs Book Deal
High-brow ‘zine Slate.com today announced a book deal with PublicAffairs, the New York-based publishing house. A compilation of weekly diaries that have appeared on Redmond, Wash.-based Slate will be published as “The Slate Diaries” by PublicAffairs in Q4.

Correction
In IQ’s Feb. 14 issue, Jonathan Nelson was misidentified as president and CEO of Organic. Nelson is chairman and CEO. Michael Hudes is president of Organic. IQ regrets the error