Hewlett-Packard plans to offer flat-panel televisions and its own digital music service early next year.

HP's plans represent the latest move by traditional PC makers to push into the consumer electronics market. It also shows the growing interest in music download services, although profit margins are extremely thin and likely to shrink further as competition heats up.

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