Pioneer kills HDTVs, RIP Kuro

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When Pioneer last year announced that it was shutting down its plasma panel production line HDTV enthusiasts hearts skipped a beat. Today we have learned from the HD Guru that Pioneer has pulled the...

Microsoft kills Santa Claus

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Microsoft has killed Santa Claus today, after an unsatisfactory attempt to restrain the North Pole-based jolly old elf from instant messaging children about oral sex. Although Redmond has been challenged by compassion in the past,...

Boeing kills 'Dreamliner' Wireless Network Plans

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Boeing Co. has announced that it has cancelled wireless network plans for in-flight entertainment on its 787 "Dreamliner" airplane (planned for August 2007). A wireless network would add 200 pounds per plane as opposed to...

Blue Jean Dye Kills Cancer Cells

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The dye in your blue jeans could soon be used to kill cancer cells, say scientists. UK researchers are employing tiny gold "nanoparticles", 1/5000th the thickness of a human hair, to deliver the chemical compound...

Intel kills plans for 4GHz Pentium

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Intel is dumping plans to release a Pentium 4 processor that runs at 4GHz, saying it will boost performance on next year's chips using other means than clock speed. The Santa Clara,...

New Trojan Kills Adware

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A new Trojan horse program that attacks and removes troublesome advertising software, known as "adware," is circulating on the Internet, according to antivirus company Symantec. The program, called Downloader.Lunii, was discovered earlier this week. When...

Open source kills jobs, says Gates

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In muted tones, Microsoft's chairman warned governments and companies that open source software is not the way to go if they are in the business of creating jobs and intellectual property. Bill Gates was on...

Sun kills UltraSparc V, Gemini chips

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Santa Clara, Calif.-based Sun has stopped work on the UltraSparc V, a server chip that was supposed to come out late next year, and Gemini, a dual-core chip for Web servers, a company spokeswoman confirmed....

Capcom Kills Rumour

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Capcom has announced it is not merging with video game rivals. Capcom doesn't plan to merge with other game developers, Chief Financial Officer Heiji Oshima said, denying reports the company may be...

Beijing cyber cafe fire kills 24

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The mayor of Beijing has ordered the closure of all Internet cafes in the city following a fire in which 24 people were killed and 13 injured. The blaze broke out on Sunday morning at...

iTunes installer kills extra partitions!

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Oops... looks like apple didn't do their homework, with the initial release of their iTunes installer! Apple has this notice on their iTunes site...An important note for those who have downloaded iTunes...

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