ACTV Chair & CEO William Samuels was interviewed on CNBC on
his company's interactive TV device which allows viewers to
choose various angles of coverage and get stats while watching a
sports event. Samuels: "Each viewer becomes the director."
Samuels hopes to have his product nationwide within the year
("Sports View," 1/25)....O.J. Simpson's hour-long interview on
BET Wednesday evening earned 6.9 rating within BET's universe of
about 44.2M cable homes. The rating was BET's all-time highest,
and translates into about 3 million homes (AP/WASHINGTON POST,
1/26)....IBM and SportsTicker will provide SportsTicker's up-to-
the-minute news to the IBM infoMarket NewsTicker. Any Web
browser can download the software from the IBM infoMarket home
page, at http://www.infomkt.ibm.com (IBM).