Apple pulls China iPhone release

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Apple and China Mobile have called off talks to launch the US group's popular iPhone handset to Chinese consumers. Though no explanation was given in China Mobile's statement, there is speculation that the two firms...

Navy Pulls YouTube Video Made by Airman

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The Navy has removed a YouTube video posted on May 23 shot aboard the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan. Nothing in the video compromised operational security, but officials were worried about the "lack of propriety" involving...

Open Source Pulls in $1.8 Billion in 2006

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According to a new IDC study, the growth in adoption of stand-alone open source software reached $1.8 billion in 2006 and will grow 26% annually for the next four years, hitting a total market worth...

ISP pulls the plug on ISOHUNT

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isoHunt Web Technologies Inc the popular BitTorrent search website has been taken offline by it's Internet Service Provider. In a statement on their website, which is now hosted on a Canadian ISP they have said...

Microsoft Pulls Vista RC2 Public Download

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On Monday, just two days after making Release Candidate 2 (RC2) of Windows Vista available to the public through the Customer Preview Program (CPP), Microsoft pulled the download, confounding many users who were hoping to...

Apple pulls 10.2.8 update

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A day after it was released, Apple quietly pulled its Mac OS X v10.2.8 update from circulation Tuesday afternoon, both from its Web site and through the Software Update system preferences pane. Some Mac users...

AOL pulls Nullsoft file-sharing software

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A day after developers at America Online's Nullsoft unit quietly released file-sharing software, AOL pulled the link to the product from the subsidiary's Web site. The software, called Waste, lets groups set up private,...

DARPA pulls OpenBSD funding

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The unused portion of a grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to fund development of the open-source operating system OpenBSD has been pulled for unspecified reasons. The project's leader, Theo...

Apple pulls plug on original iMac

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Five years after debuting the original iMac, Apple Computer has stopped selling the gumdrop-shaped machine to the public. The original iMac, which many credit for restoring Apple Computer to fiscal health and profitability,...

Microsoft Pulls Plug On OfficeLite

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Microsoft has quietly nixed plans for OfficeLite, a subscription-based version of its Office productivity suite designed for the consumer and education markets, according to company documents examined by CRN. In a March 3 memo to...

NTL pulls plug on warez

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Despite the wording of a small announcement claiming that it's all about performance, NTL seems to have the warez community in its crosshairs. Doubtless some users will be up in arms but NTL has decided...

AOL Pulls Rug From Under 'Magic Carpet'

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Thanks David for this one. After coming to a crescendo as key player in Liberty Alliance, AOL has disbanded the Magic Carpet product team and refocused limited resources on its core subscription and advertising businesses....

AMS-IX pulls the plug on KPNQwest

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Cheers Bink for the heads up.. Job Witteman of the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) confirmed this today a few minutes before noon. "Six of the seven ports allocated to KPNQwest are being cut off" That...

ATI pulls DirectX9 support from M9

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Ati has decided that it's next generation mobile graphics processor will not be DirectX 9 compatible, despite its own roadmaps. The reason, the INQUIRER has learned, is that the firm needs at least...

Gateway pulls out of Ireland and England

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Reiterating its plans to concentrate on the U.S. market, Gateway confirmed Monday that it will pull out of Ireland and England. The direct PC seller, which also recently exited Asia, had notified its...

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