Month: March 2020

News, weather, and sports on the Net

News, weather, and sports on the Net News, weather, and sports on the Net Of course, CompuServe doesn’t have a lock on news services. There are numerous news, weather, and sports services available on the Internet—and you can access all of them directly from CompuServe! Reading news-related newsgroups There are hundreds of USENET newsgroups (GO …

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A tour of People Magazine Online

People Magazine Online To give you a taste of what an online magazine is all about, let’s look at one of the more popular online magazines on CompuServe: People Magazine Online. When you GO PEOPLE, you’re presented with an online table of contents like the one shown in this figure. From here you can either …

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Reading online newspapers and magazines

Reading online newspapers Reading online newspapers An online magazine is, quite simply, an electronic version of a print magazine accessed through an online service like CompuServe or the Internet. But there are different types of online magazines. Some online magazines offer the complete contents (sans ads) of their print versions; others are just forums (message …

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Getting fanatic about sports

Getting fanatic about sports Getting fanatic about sports The best sports news on CompuServe comes from Sports Illustrated. When you GO SPORTS, you see a main menu that offers a plethora of sports news and features (see Fig. 14.6). Quite frankly, the Sports Illustrated site far surpasses any other site with sports-related information that’s available …

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How’s the weather?

How’s the weather? How’s the weather? When you click the Weather button on CompuServe’s toolbar, you get your basic local forecast, plus access to a variety of weather maps. This forecast, like every CompuServe U.S. weather report, comes directly from the National Weather Service. (If you look up weather forecasts for cities outside the United …

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News from around the world

News from around the world News from around the world If you prefer your news with an international flavor, check out Table 14.1 for some non-U.S. news services available on CompuServe. Table 14.1 Good international news services on CompuServe News service                                              GO word • AP France en Ligne                                       GO APFRANCE for French news Australian Associated …

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The latest news for executives

The latest news for executives The latest news for executives CompuServe’s Executive News Service (GO ENS) is a clipping service that monitors the Associated Press, the Washington Post, United Press Interna-tional, Dow Jones, Deutsch Presse-Agentur, Reuters, and other news wires for current stories. ENS is updated hourly, and is perhaps the best place to look …

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