PC Screen Saver Displays Quotes, News Delivered Via Web


Cupertino, Calif.-based Pointcast Inc. launched a news and stock quotes service last month that is delivered via the Internet and can be displayed as a PC screen saver. The Pointcast Network (PCN) broadcasts news from Reuters, 15-minute delayed stock quotes from Standard & Poor's Comstock as well as sport scores and weather.

According to a Pointcast spokesperson, most computer users spend at least two hours a day sitting in front of an idle computer screen. "PCN broadcasts the information tha

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