An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft has just notified both subscribers of
MSN TV that the service would be ending at the end of September (FAQ for
subscribers here). The service, which delivered Internet access to a TV
screen via a set top box, was the evolution of WebTV Networks launched by
Steve Perlman and others during the initial Web boom in the mid '90s.
Microsoft bought the company for $503 million in 1997, when Bill Gates was