Independent Film Channel is developing a VOD service, Uncensored on Demand, that will feature sexually provocative films. IFC says the service is a "logical extension" of its mission and that it will "help cable operators sell VOD to their subscribers."
Demand for teleconferencing has spiked in Asia and in the U.S. due to the SARS outbreak. High costs for teleconferencing equipment and limits on corporate spending have kept the market flat the past two years, says one analyst.
The latest generation of computers that come with Wi-Fi chips already installed is raising concerns that the high-speed wireless Internet technology may interfere with airplane communications. Although the Boeing Co. has already tested wireless on some airlines, the FAA is calling for a more in-depth study.