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MEDIA NOTES: INTERACTIVE UPDATE

     News from the interactive TV market.  AT&T and Zenith
Electronics along with Sun Microsystems and Thomas Consumer
Electronics SA are "promising to transform the passive act of
watching television."  It could give consumers instant access to
news headlines, weather, traffic reports, etc.  Sun Microsystems
and Thomas Consumer Electronics SA introduced Open TV, a
operating environment for interactive television through a
decoder box.  AT&T will have the "AT&T Information Center" that
has a special device to connect peoples TV sets to their
telephone outlets (Washington Post, 1/6)....Nintendo will no
longer "actively" market its original Nintendo Entertainment
System (USA TODAY, 1/6).
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