In the latest issue of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, Donald Katz
explores the impact of digital technology on the sporting world,
and asks: "Will computer-based technologies someday offer
sportslike entertainment so enthralling and convenient and highly
customized that games created from bits of the best of real
sports and bits of the best sports fantasies render live games
obsolete?" (SI, 7/3 issue)...."NBA Live 95" is ranked 8th on the
N.Y. POST's "Top CD-ROM List" (N.Y. POST, 6/29)....Anthea Disney,
Editor-in-Chief of TV GUIDE, has been named to the same position
at Delphi Internet Services Corp....Time Warner has launched
Digital Marketing Group to work with companies to create
advertising for interactive television. One of its first
ventures will be "an electronic shopping mall called DreamShop"
(WALL STREET JOURNAL, 6/29)....Microsoft "was hit yesterday with
rumors that its Windows95 operating system might be delayed"
beyond its July 7 shipping date. The company "wouldn't say when
the program will reach PC makers," but is "absolutely set" for
August 24 consumer availability (N.Y. POST, 6/29).