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Dell closes 140 kiosks in the United States

As part of its recent retail strategy, Dell has announced plans to close 140 kiosks in the United States. Customers can still, however, purchase laptop and desktop computers in more than 10,000 retail outlets worldwide.... More...

FASA Studio Closes its doors

Game developer FASA Studio, creators of such games as the MechAssault series and Shadowrun will be closing its doors. However the closuer will now affect support for their newest game Shadowrun as long as people... More...

Yahoo Closes Yahoo Auctions

Yahoo is closing its Yahoo Auctions service in the UK and Ireland on June 28 and in the U.S. and Canada on June 16. The closure of the UK, US and Canada sites will not... More...

Apple Closes Another Wi-Fi Hole

The update fixes a vulnerability, which was disclosed in November as part of the Month of Kernel Bugs campaign, that affects both the server and client versions of Mac OS X, Apple said in its... More...

LGF: Game Tourney Closes Festival

An audience of 12,000 gathered to watch the final stretch of a three-day game tournament that closed the London Games Festival this weekend. The World Series of Video Games (WSVG) UK Gaming Championship was... More...

Firefox Flicks Closes

Firefox, the open source web browser, has recently closed an online video competition designed to promote the product. The competition, worth $5000 to the winner, involves creating a short video showing off the... More...

Ion Storm Austin closes

Hot on the heels of Atari announcing the closing of its Santa Monica, CA, and Beverly, MA, offices, Eidos quietly announced yesterday that it has closed its Ion Storm Austin office and will ramp up... More...

Acclaim Closes Offices

Bankruptcy almost certain as several studios close and employees told to go home. Following Monday's announcement of a waning loan extension and a possible bankruptcy filing, IGN has learned that Acclaim Entertainment... More...

Gateway closes retail stores

Gateway Inc. Thursday said it would close its 188 stores and eliminate about 2,500 retail positions, the biggest move the personal computer and consumer electronics maker has made since it bought eMachines Inc. last month.... More...

Capcom closes old studio, opens new one

Japanese publisher shutters its internal Tokyo developer, establishes new Osaka subsidiary. Capcom announced today that it will be establishing a new studio by splitting a part of its current research and development... More...

Atari closes Legend Entertainment

[UPDATE] Unreal II: Special Edition is the final edition from the Virginia-based developer. Most workers look forward to Friday. Unfortunately, that's also the day most firings happen, as was the case at... More...

Dell Closes Overseas Call Centers

After an onslaught of complaints, direct sales computer king Dell Inc. has stopped routing corporate customers to a technical support call center in Bangalore, India. Tech support for Optiplex desktop and Latitude notebook computers will... More...

AOL closes a Windows service

America Online's gated Internet community may just have gotten a bit more secure. On Friday, the company said it had turned off Microsoft's flawed Windows Messenger service--a data exchange mechanism for networked... More...

RealNetworks Closes Listen.com Deal

Internet media software and services provider RealNetworks Inc. said on Tuesday that it had completed its acquisition of Listen.com and that the number of subscribers for its on-demand songs jumped 13 percent from June. RealNetworks,... More...

DeskMod Temporarily Closes

Due to financial difficulties, DeskMod has closed it's doors for a temporary, but indefinite amount of time. Read on for more. At midnight central daylight time, DeskMod closed its doors to the public... More...

Safari Builds Leak, Apple Closes Seed Program

A seed program for Apple's Safari Web browser has been suspended following numerous widespread leaks to the Internet. Although beta builds of Safari have been publicly released, Apple was also frequently sending developers newer releases... More...

Genuity Closes Bids, $242M Deal Nearly Done

Genuity said today that Level 3 Communications's $242 million acquisition bid is the only qualified offer. The declaration effectively eliminates the possibility of another buyer swooping in. The companies, which provide wholesale Internet access,... More...

China closes over 3,300 cyber cafes

China has closed down over 3,300 Internet cafes nation-wide during the past six months for safety reasons, a senior Chinese official has said. The massive overhaul of China's Internet cafes in the last six months... More...

EBay closes password security hole

Online auction powerhouse eBay Inc. closed a security hole in a password-maintenance feature late Tuesday that could have allowed attackers to take over a user's account and commit fraud. The vulnerability existed in the... More...

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