There is growing interestin blogs from the Internet biggies. Writes WSJ:
Tripod, a consumer Web publishing service of Terra Lycos SA, quietly introduced its Blog Builder tool last week, marking increased interest by big Internet players in the fast-growing world of Weblogs.
Geoff Strawbridge, global director of Web publishing for Terra Lycos, said the introduction of its Blog Builder service brings blogging to a mass audience. “We think our Blog Builder is the next evolution of the personal publishing tool,” he said. The service can be found at blog.tripod.lycos.com.
The article mentions that Yahoo and AOL too were reportedly considering offering hosted blogs.