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Space Media, a Washington-based original content provider about space for TV and the Internet, has announced the acquisition of, a Clear Lake, Texas-based online vendor of products related to space exploration and learning.

Business Week, published by New York-based McGraw-Hill, has joined with LeadersOnline, the online arm of New-York-based executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International, to develop a joint career site. As part of the five-year deal, BusinessWeek Online will also contribute editorial content to the LeadersOnline Web site and will produce a weekly electronic newsletter for the site’s users.The two companies also plan to create a companion print magazine., a Pasadena, Calif.-based search engine, has announced the formation of a British subsidiary scheduled to launch during the last quarter of 2000.

KPE, a New York-based i-builder, has been selected by Hasbro, a Vernon Hills, Ill.-based toy and game manufacturer, to be one of its Web developers., a Los Angeles-based video and audio B2B service provider, has signed on Vienna, Va.-based Cable & Wireless to enhance its Web hosting, DSL, networking and ISP services.

Sticky Networks, a developer of search technology, today announced the launch of Stickies, a visual directory for the Internet. Stickies feature images with embedded “deep directory” menus allowing users to drill down to relevant links and advertising, taking keyword-linked ads beyond portals. The company will provide its Stickies to, an auto industry portal that is in pre-launch; Town24, a shopping portal; ShoppingThere, a virtual shopping center and I-Bizwomen, a site dedicated to finance and business content for women.

Siegelgale, a New York-based professional services firm, is projecting that revenues from its naming division will grow 50 percent in fiscal year 2000 against a year ago. The company said the growth is due to an increase in naming and identity projects for technology and dot-com clients such as Enjewel, an online fine jeweler; LycoShop, Lycos’ integrated e-commerce operations; and Blueflame software.