There is no deal
between Microsoft and Ubuntu. LG sues
Hitachi over its plasma display patents. IPTV,
is this the next big thing?
The change is TV's move beyond satellite and cable to so-called IPTV, that
is, television that is distributed using Internet Protocol technology, usually
by telephone companies. On Monday, Microsoft is introducing the latest version
of its software, adding support for sharing digital photos and music throughout
the home. And unlike its past TV efforts, Microsoft is finding some big name
companies willing to bet on its technology.