Lycos, the Internet's leading multi-brand network, combined with Terra Networks, S.A., to form Terra Lycos, one of the most popular Internet networks in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia. It is the leading portal to Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking markets. Terra Lycos' mission is to become the world's leading online destination. Lycos.com, a search engine turned portal, is a Web site that offers Internet users a fast, easy way to search and navigate online resources. It offers content in vertical areas (vortal) as well as personalization, e-mail, and shopping tools. The parent company, Terra Lycos, has aquired a multitude of Web sites.