In Brief: Sep. 10, 2001

DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE VCRs aren't exactly cutting edge these days, but Sonicblue--the company that pioneered the portable MP3 player--has come up with a new twist: commercial-free taping. The GoVideo Dual-Deck VCR ($249) comes with two separate recorders: put a blank tape in one, tape your show, and when it's over the Dual-Deck will make a second recording, this time automatically editing out the ads. Find out more at

BREACHING THE GREAT WALL China and the U.S. may be at peace, but all is not quiet on the Internet front. According to the New York Times, the CIA and...

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