Financial Times IT correspondent Paul Taylor and Sunday Business
media correspondent Dawn Hayes have been recruited to launch an on-line
news service focusing on the IT, communications and media
The451.com, a paid for service, went live on Wednesday this week and
will be available on the web, on WAP phones, palmtops, e-mail and
corporate intranets globally.
Taylor joins after 22 years at the FT. Hayes is still working out her
notice at the Sunday Business. She joined the paper from Bloomberg News,
where she covered telecoms and media, and before that was UK bureau
chief for Communications Week International.
The451.com was developed by the Durlacher Corporation, which backed
football site 365. It will have an initial staff of 60 in the US and the
UK, with 30 in London. The site will contain a mixture of news and
analysis on emerging markets and their players, and new technology