Circuit City OKs Cash Incentives to Retain Top Execs

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Circuit City, the nation's No. 2 electronics retailer, approved millions in cash incentives to retain its top talent following the departure of several key executives over the past year. Executive vice presidents could claim retention...

Circuit City Takes Hit in Q2

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Circuit City Stores Inc., the nation's second biggest consumer electronics store chain, said Thursday it swung to a loss in its second quarter as sales fell. The company lost a reported $62.8 million, or 38...

City of Toronto disconnects workers from Facebook

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The City of Toronto has banned its 23,000 employees from using the social networking site Facebook on work computers. Politicians, however, are exempt from the ban because they use Facebook to communicate with their constituents,...

City of Heroes is 3 years old!

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This weekend gaming fans will be celebrating the third birthday of City of Heroes, the massively multiplayer game that continues to be one of the most successful comic book-based PC games on the market. City...

Wi-Fi cloaks the City of London

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Thanks to the Cloud Networks, the City of London is now home to a new Wi-Fi network that uses mesh technology to provide continuous connectivity to more than 350,000 users located in the 2.6-square kilometre...

Circuit City and Napster partner on music service

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Circuit City has announced a partnership with Napster that realizes a subscription music service dubbed "Circuit City + Napster" which will offer "all the same great music discovery and community features such as personalized recommendations,...

Best Buy & Circuit City Report Strong Demand for Vista

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Best Buy Company Incorporated and Circuit City Stores Incorporated have both reported high demand for Windows Vista in their retail stores. In separate earnings statements, the two retail companies said that PCs with Vista preinstalled...

Circuit City Fires 3,400 "Overpaid" Employees

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Circuit City is firing 3,400 employees (8% of Circuit City's total work force) and bringing in lower-cost workers to fill their roles. The company says that the move is aimed to help realign its cost...

AOL Buys MusicNow from Circuit City

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AOL said on Thursday it bought Circuit City Stores Inc.'s digital music subscription service MusicNow LLC, a move that thrusts Time Warner Inc.'s Internet unit into competition with RealNetworks, Yahoo, Napster and other subscription services....

City of Villains has gone gold

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NCSoft North America announces today that City of Villains has gone gold and will be made available in North America at the end of October. NCSoft also confirmed that customers who pre-ordered the game and...

Google's Plan for City Signals Wi-Fi Ambitions

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Google's expansion into public Wi-Fi could be a boon to the embattled municipal broadband movement and presents intriguing new possibilities for the search giant, though putting the traditional carriers out of business isn't likely to...

City of the Dead Not Hip

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Kuju Entertainment has announced they are looking to replace bankrupt publisher Hip Interactive as developers of City of the dead. Kuju plans to do this with the help of the receivers, Ernst and Young Solicitors....

City of Heroes Issue 4: "Colosseum" Live!

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Paragon City is a battleground where heroes unselfishly man the thin, embattled line between good and evil. It's a never-ending fight full of danger and sacrifice, one that requires all heroes to seek new ways...

European City of Heroes Deluxe Edition

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NCsoft™ Europe is pleased to announce the arrival of City of Heroes™ Deluxe Edition in stores throughout Europe this week, exclusively for PC. "We are extraordinarily happy with how well the European Beta went," says...

New City of Heroes content update details

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Cryptic Studios cofounder and lead designer Jack Emmert talks about the next update to the online superhero game. GameSpot recently had an opportunity to chat with Cryptic's Jack Emmert on the next...

Marvel sues NCsoft over City of Heroes

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Legendary comic book company slaps Korean publisher and development studio with copyright-infringement suit. When you hear the words "comic books," two companies spring to mind: DC and Marvel. Despite having a checkered...

The Urbz: Sims in the City Hit Stores

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Electronic Arts latest sim-creation, The Urbz: Sims in the City has shipped to stores worldwide today for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube and Game Boy Advance. A version for the Nintendo DS will ship on...

City Of Heroes Update Released

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NCsoft has announced that it has released the second update to the critically acclaimed MMORPG City of Heroes called Issue 2: A Shadow of the Past. The automatic update has players face an invasion of...

Wireless To Blanket All Of New York City

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New York City is preparing to go fully wireless by January, 2005. The deal is currently being finalized between New York City authorities and six technology companies. To strengthen coverage and signal, 18,000 new lamp...

City first for wi-fi connection

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Preston has become the first English city to offer comprehensive wire-free internet coverage in the city centre. The technology, known as wi-fi, means people with laptops and PDAs will be able to surf...

City of Heroes Reaches 180,000 Users

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NCsoft has announced that City of Heroes has reached 180,000 users in North America after being on retailer shelves for three months. "It's an amazing run by City of Heroes," says Brian Woods Executive Vice...

MTA:Vice City 0.4 Screens and Update

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The Multi Theft Auto people have sent word that progress is coming along great with version 0.4. The new version should be out real soon, and will be WAY better then the last version.. ...

Vice City lawsuit switches courts

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The Haitian group suing Take-Two over alleged racist incitement in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is now pursuing the case as a state lawsuit in Florida, in a move which they believe will give them...

Sim City 5 under construction?

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Maxis' Luc Barthelet tells French TV that development on the next virtual metropolis has begun. Maxis won't comment. According to the Web site for the German magazine PC Games, development on Sim...

California City To Go Wireless

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Browsing the Web from the Southern California city Cerritos may soon become an outdoor sport. The first phase of a project to establish citywide wireless Internet access is slated to begin next month....

Motor City Online Says Goodbye

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Sad news for all racing fans... The official Motor City Online site from EA features a last goodbye message.. Here is the full message:We at Electronic Arts and MCO Staff both past and present would...

GTA: Vice City v1.1 Patch

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This unsupported fix for Vice City will fix a graphic corruption issue. If you do not have any graphical problems do not install this patch! News source: FilePlanet ...

Vice City, money for the mayhem

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Since its release in late October, "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City" has sold 4.4 million copies. Assuming $50 per copy (the average price of the game), that puts cumulative gross revenues in the neighborhood of...

Petition: GTA: Vice City for PC

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Found this over on DriverHeaven. To: Rockstar North, Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. We value the consoles very much, but feel left out if the GTA: Vice City game would...

Apple short-circuits Circuit City deal

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Apple Computer said Friday that it will no longer sell its Macs at Circuit City. "We have mutually decided to go our separate ways," Circuit City spokesman Bill Cimino told CNET News.com on Friday....

New York will be Windows XP launch City

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Microsoft, on October 25th, will launch Windows XP in the theatre district of New York City, to be more precise, the Marriott Marquis Theatre. New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani said that Microsoft's...

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