June 30, 2010— -- Hulu is unveiling a subscription service. Hulu Plus will feature current shows from ABC, NBC and Fox, as well as complete access to all the episodes from earlier seasons of popular shows. It costs $9.99 a month, but will not be commercial-free. Hulu Plus is initially available on computers, iPads and iPhones, and certain Samsung Blu-ray players and TVs, with more devices to follow.
Cisco Systems is hoping to turn tablet computers into a popular office item. The company says it will launch a new tablet for the business world early next year. It will have a seven-inch screen, making it smaller and lighter than the iPad. It will also have two cameras, to enable videoconferencing. Cisco plans to sell the computers for less than $1,000.