Bulletin Board: Electronic Clippings

Are you missing news that's important to your business but not to be found in the daily papers you read? Individual of Cambridge, Mass., scours databases containing hundreds of news sources to provide a customized daily clipping service called First! You specify the subjects and relevant information can be delivered directly into a company's e-mail system. While information services such as CompuServe offer do-it-yourself electronic newspapers, First! draws on a broader variety of sources, including regional papers and specialized newsletters. And it's there on your electronic doorstep every morning. But such service doesn't come cheap: Annual e-mail subscriptions for up to 10 readers start at $6,250.