In Brief: Feb. 5, 2001

GROUND CONTROL TO MAJOR TOM This stylish unit is a satellite radio receiver from Sony--the first of its kind. Starting this summer, two companies, XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio (Sony's device works with the former), will start broadcasting radio signals from space. The good news? You'll never drive out of range of your favorite station. The bad news? The service will cost about $10 a month.

A DREAMCAST DEFERRED In the latest war of the game consoles, first blood has been drawn. Last week a Japanese newspaper reported that Sega would cease production of its popular Dreamcast console in...

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