In Brief: Sep. 18, 2000

GIGABEATS The next frontier in portable digital music players is space--storage space. You can't squeeze a rock epic like Kiss's Double Platinum into the 32 MB (an hour of music, at best) that is standard on such popular MP3 players as the Rio 600. But the new Nomad Jukebox ($499), due out next week from Creative, has a hotter-than-hell 6 GB of memory. That's enough to keep you rockin' all night.

SCOOP-FREE OLYMPICS Planning to watch streaming video of those tense synchronized-diving heats on the Net? Think again. The International Olympic Committee, at the behest of its well-heeled television licensees (principally...

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