Currys stops selling analogue TVs

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Currys, Dixons and PC World are to stop stocking analogue televisions and will instead promote "integrated" sets with built-in digital Freeview tuners. The chains said more than 90% of the TVs they sold were already...

Apple stops Boot Camp downloads

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Apple Inc. has pulled the beta of Boot Camp, the application that lets Mac users run Windows XP or Vista on their Intel-powered machines, from its servers in preparation for Friday's launch of Leopard. Although...

PC World stops stocking Floppy Disks

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PC World, Britain's largest chain of computer superstores, will not reorder any more floppy disks after the current 10,000 are sold. With 155 stores across Britain and nearly 50 more elsewhere in Europe, spokesman Hamish...

Epson Stops Ink-Makers

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Fewer Epson-compatible ink cartridges from third-party manufacturers will be available, because the printer vendor has convinced a number of manufacturers and importers to stop producing and marketing them. Last February, Epson filed a complaint with...

Music Stops for Mac Windows Media Player

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Microsoft has officially halted development of its Windows Media Player for the Mac and plans no future Apple Computer versions of its music-playing software, CNET News.com has learned. "We have...

Federal Court Stops 'Legal' P2P Claim

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A Los Angeles based website which claimed to offer legal trading of copyrighted material has been temporarily banned from making such claims by a federal court, the US government said yesterday. Cashier Myricks Jr.,...

Google Stops Talking to CNet News

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Google is all for googling, as long as you don't google a Google executive. That's the lesson that Jai Singh, CNET News.com founder and top editor, learned the hard way when the company informed him...

GameStop stops DS preorders

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Major games retailer pre-sold out of Nintendo's new handheld, EB Games continues to take orders; plus, some DS games sneak out early? Gamers looking to pick up a Nintendo DS later this...

Sony Stops Production of PSX

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According to Japanese weekly magazine Shukan Gendai, Sony's HDD/DVD Recorder and PlayStation 2 media system PSX stopped production in the beginning of April. In response to the magazine, Sony Electronics' public relations spokesman confirmed that...

Nintendo stops GameCube production

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The Japanese company Nintendo has temporarily halted production of its GameCube consoles until the autumn. The struggling games maker says it needs to clear its warehouses of unsold machines before it makes...

Yahoo stops offering AOL MapQuest map service

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Yahoo! said Thursday that it has stopped offering AOL's popular MapQuest service on its site, and instead has built its own service offering consumers driving directions and street locaters. Yahoo, which is...

Comcast Stops Spying on Subscribers

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Thanks sedative for sending this into our way. Cable provider Comcast on Wednesday said it would stop tracking its users after coming under fire from subscribers and privacy advocates. "Beginning immediately, we will...

Microsoft stops new work to fix bugs

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Thanks neo1980 from our forum for the heads up :D Microsoft Corp. today announced a month-long moratorium on new coding as part of its Trustworthy Computing Initiative, said Richard Purcell, director of the...

Big Blue stops making PCs - few notice

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There were rumours aplenty last year that IBM was getting out of making desktop PCs and now they've come true, like every story almost inevitably does... Recessions hit IT big bruisers IBM said...

Piracy stops Xbox in China

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Microsoft's Xbox gaming console will not be sold in Hong Kong or China for the foreseeable future, due to rampant piracy in the region. The company is selling the actual hardware at...

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