Prodigy Is In That Awkward Stage

This should be the best of times for Prodigy Services Co. Suddenly, millions and millions of consumers are using their home PCs to vault into cyberspace--to browse for information, chat about their favorite topics, shop, trade stocks, take a dip in the vast reaches of the Internet. At last, a decade after Prodigy owners IBM and Sears, Roebuck & Co. made a daring bet on what had not yet been dubbed the Information Superhighway, Prodigy looks to be in the right place at the right time.

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