As its successful 50th Anniversary celebration comes to a close, Whataburger, Inc. begins a new era in the company's history with a new Chair Emeritus, Chairman/CEO and President/COO.

The technology, media and communications sectors are moving fast. Industry leaders are changing their agendas constantly to keep up with the rapid pace of this dynamic market.

Burger King Corporation announced that FoxKids.com will offer kids the chance to play "Burger Blitz," an exclusive Burger King game on the Fox Kids' site. This interactive game allows kids to "click and drag" Whopper ingredients to build their favorite burger.

Sirius Satellite Radio announced that in-orbit testing of its third satellite has been completed. Payload and signal testing showed all systems performing to specification. The satellite was launched on November 30, marking the completion of Sirius' three-satellite constellation.

ACNielsen Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement under which VNU N.V. will acquire all of the common stock of ACNielsen for $36.75 per share in cash. The aggregate value of the transaction will be approximately $2.3 billion.

In response to the alarming findings of a recent benchmark study on the health of California's agricultural workers, The California Endowment, the state's largest health care foundation, has assembled a blue ribbon task force of agricultural, health, labor and political leaders to find meaningful

A new report by leading beverage industry consultants Canadean, summarized at http://just-drinks.com/features-detail.asp?art=340, shows that US consumption of packaged water leapt by nearly 20% to 9.2bn litres in 1999.

Would you really like to know who the best advertising agencies are - not just who has the largest billings?

Harris Interactive announced it will again conduct the Harris Interactive Advertising Agency Reputation Study.

Despite recent struggles in the business-to-business sector, companies are not wavering in their confidence in the future of digital marketplaces, according to a survey released by Arthur Andersen at the eBusiness Conference and Expo in New York, Dec. 12-14.

The Commerce Department's Census Bureau released the first results from Census 2000, showing the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, was 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2 percent over the 248,709,873 persons counted during the 1990 census.

Telemundo Communications Group, Inc.

Quepasa.com announced that the Company's Board of Directors had approved the development of a plan of liquidation and sale of the Company's assets with the proceeds to be distributed to the shareholders.

Hispanic Television Network HTVN is taking steps to strengthen its financial base by eliminating 31 non-revenue-generating positions, and by working with certain investors to help meet immediate short-term cash needs.

A study prepared by Santa Clara University and the University of Missouri, released by the Federal Communications Commission this week, prompted new FCC recommendations to make it easier for women and minorities to acquire licenses for small wireless and broadcast businesses.

Chicano music festival set to rock the nation with a special new millenium Cinco de Mayo mega-music festival.

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