Police close file on BT's trials

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The City of London Police have said there will be no formal investigation of BT over its secret trials of an ad monitoring system. BT trialled the Phorm system - which monitors web browsing...

CompUSA to Close Shop

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CompUSA, the computer and gadget retailer controlled by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, announced yesterday that it had been sold to the Gordon Brothers Group, a restructuring and investment firm, for liquidation. The firm will close...

Time Inc. to Close Business 2.0 Magazine

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Time Inc. is closing high-tech magazine Business 2.0, abandoning efforts to salvage a publication that survived the dot-com bust only to be doomed by the rise of Internet advertising; the publication will release a final...

EarthLink to Cut 900 Jobs and Close Four Offices

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Internet service provider Earthlink announced today that it will cut more than 900 jobs and close four offices in an effort to reduce operating costs. The company will also repurchase $200 million of its stock...

Software Lobby Warns Microsoft Too Close to BBC

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The Free Software Foundation (FSF), a Boston-based open source software lobby group, is planning to petition British Prime Minister Gordon Brown to highlight the role of software giant Microsoft Corp. in the British Broadcasting Corporation's...

Winamp TV channel forced to close doors

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Popular streaming internet service, ESS.tv (EveryShowSucks.tv) has today emailed all of its subscribers, explaining that due to mouting legal pressures the 50+ channels it provided will no longer be available. ESS.tv streamed popular and niche...

Report: Microsoft-AOL Close to Deal

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Time Warner and Microsoft are reportedly close to hammering out an online advertising alliance to challenge search engines such as Google and Yahoo!, according to a published report. The Wall...

Universal and Fox Close to 'Halo' Movie Deal

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After seemingly over the top demands for their hit franchise's big screen debut, Microsoft may have just found a suitor for its Halo movie. Reports now indicate that Universal and Fox are close to...

World of Warcraft beta draws to a close

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This evening, Blizzard emailed participants of its World of Warcraft beta test program, informing them that the beta period would finally be coming to a close at 3:00pm PDT on Friday, October 29, in preparation...

SpaceShipOne Close to X Prize

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A privately built rocket plane and its mother ship lifted off into clear skies above the Mojave Desert on Monday in a bid to win a $10 million prize for the first commercially viable manned...

Judge grills DOJ at Oracle trial's close

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The judge presiding over the Oracle antitrust trial aggressively questioned the U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday as the agency made its final arguments against Oracle's attempt at a hostile takeover of rival PeopleSoft. ...

Taldren to close, claim forum reports

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Starfleet Command developer halts US operations, opens Korean MMORPG office Earlier this year, publisher Majesco put Black9 on hold and then reports of Taldren closing followed. Internet posts suggesting the US Company...

SQL Server 2005 Beta 2 Gets Close

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Microsoft began taking sign ups for participation in the SQL Server 2005 Beta 2 program this week at its Microsoft TechEd show here as the long-awaited test version of the product gets close to availability....

Partners To Get Up Close And Personal To Yukon

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Microsoft next week plans to give a bevy of close partners, customers and ISVs an in-depth look at Yukon, its next-generation database, the company confirmed Friday. Attendees of the sneak preview will get a detailed...

Unreal 2 close to general release

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UNREAL 2 is set for release on the 4th of February in the US and the 7th of February in Europe, it has emerged. The long awaited and much hyped game was the first to...

W2K SP4 Beta Is Close to Releasing!

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This email was just sent out to Windows 2000 SP4 Testers ... We are pleased to inform you that the release of Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) beta is near! ...

New DSL products could close ISPs

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New, cheap 'ADSL Lite' products that separate access from content are great for incumbent telcos, but will put internet service providers (ISPs) and portals out of business, according to a report by analyst Forrester. ...

Ebay Identity Theft Hits Close to Home

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Thanks to Darren Bolton for this email Imagine Melissa Perenson's surprise when a Good Samaritan suggested by e-mail last week that she withdraw her recent eBay bid for a notebook because the seller...

3DFiles to close down

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We have been informed today (Monday 10th September) that 3DFILES.COM will be closed down. The current ad situation combined with the very expensive FTP costs makes it impossible for us to survive any longer. ZDNet...

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