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DIGITAL DETENTE IN PC-TVs

THE BATTLE OVER DIGITAL television now moves from the corridors of Washington to American living rooms. On Nov. 25, warring broadcast interests and computer companies struck a government-brokered deal on a new digital-TV standard meant to simplify development of products that are part personal computer, part TV. ''This convergence is not only inevitable but imminent,'' says Microsoft Senior Vice-President Craig Mundie.

EDITED BY THANE PETERSON


Updated June 14, 1997 by bwwebmaster
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