Your Technology Jul. 26, 1999

PORTAL FOR PEEWEES Navigating the Net is tough enough when you can read and do long division. Imagine what a first-grader faces. A new search site designed for young children ALFY.com aims to make the Web more kid friendly. Instead of typing words, users search by clicking on pictures. They then follow a link to one of the 4,000 selected sites. Even the category labels are kid-centric: Looking for biology info? Try the animal icon.

SPACING OUT The name Lou Dobbs conjures up images of markets, mutual funds and money--loads of it. And that's just the kind of...

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