Getting broadcast news as a screensaver.

I Find Karma (
Fri, 8 Mar 96 07:17:39 PST

is the homepage for PointCast, a group of weenies who have
developed one of those screensavers that sucks in news off
the net while your computer "sleeps". They claim that you
no longer need to pay for generic "broadcasted" content, because
you can now receive personalized "pointcasted" information for

Further, I remember this kind of thing was also on Netscape's
"to do" list. Why do companies think I *want* to suck news off
the Net when my computer sits idly? Maybe I *want* my computer
to sleep. Perchance to dream, even.