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Circuit City Takes Hit in Q2

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Circuit City Stores Inc., the nation's second biggest consumer electronics store chain, said Thursday it swung to a loss in its second quarter as sales fell. The company lost a reported $62.8 million, or 38...

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The City of Toronto has banned its 23,000 employees from using the social networking site Facebook on work computers. Politicians, however, are exempt from the ban because they use Facebook to communicate with their constituents,...

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Thanks to the Cloud Networks, the City of London is now home to a new Wi-Fi network that uses mesh technology to provide continuous connectivity to more than 350,000 users located in the 2.6-square kilometre...

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Circuit City has announced a partnership with Napster that realizes a subscription music service dubbed "Circuit City + Napster" which will offer "all the same great music discovery and community features such as personalized recommendations,...

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Google's expansion into public Wi-Fi could be a boon to the embattled municipal broadband movement and presents intriguing new possibilities for the search giant, though putting the traditional carriers out of business isn't likely to...

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Kuju Entertainment has announced they are looking to replace bankrupt publisher Hip Interactive as developers of City of the dead. Kuju plans to do this with the help of the receivers, Ernst and Young Solicitors....

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Paragon City is a battleground where heroes unselfishly man the thin, embattled line between good and evil. It's a never-ending fight full of danger and sacrifice, one that requires all heroes to seek new ways...

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Legendary comic book company slaps Korean publisher and development studio with copyright-infringement suit. When you hear the words "comic books," two companies spring to mind: DC and Marvel. Despite having a checkered...

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Electronic Arts latest sim-creation, The Urbz: Sims in the City has shipped to stores worldwide today for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube and Game Boy Advance. A version for the Nintendo DS will ship on...

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NCsoft has announced that it has released the second update to the critically acclaimed MMORPG City of Heroes called Issue 2: A Shadow of the Past. The automatic update has players face an invasion of...

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New York City is preparing to go fully wireless by January, 2005. The deal is currently being finalized between New York City authorities and six technology companies. To strengthen coverage and signal, 18,000 new lamp...

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Preston has become the first English city to offer comprehensive wire-free internet coverage in the city centre. The technology, known as wi-fi, means people with laptops and PDAs will be able to surf...

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NCsoft has announced that City of Heroes has reached 180,000 users in North America after being on retailer shelves for three months. "It's an amazing run by City of Heroes," says Brian Woods Executive Vice...

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Maxis' Luc Barthelet tells French TV that development on the next virtual metropolis has begun. Maxis won't comment. According to the Web site for the German magazine PC Games, development on Sim...

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