Your Technology Apr. 2, 2001

IN BRIEF

TAKES A CLICKING The quest for Dick Tracy-level technology has reached a watershed with the new Timex Internet Messenger watch ($99), which is capable of receiving (but not sending) e-mail and pages, plus news, sports and weather headlines fresh from the Internet. It sets itself automatically, compensating for time-zone changes and daylight saving time. Best of all, it's surprisingly slim. With all that going on, you would expect it to be the size of a hand grenade.

THE MEDIUM IS THE MARTYR In an attempt to combat what it calls a disturbing "lack of confidence" in the Internet, a...

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