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News Corp. Shutters The Daily iPad App

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The Daily, News Corp.’s attempt to create a newspaper for the iPad era, is shutting down after less than two years. The media giant, which also owns this Web site, said it will “cease standalone publication” of the app on Dec. 15. It says that “technology and other assets from...
News Corp. Shutters The Daily iPad App

Zynga's Mark Pincus announces Draw Something 2 will launch later today as it shutters more games

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During Zynga’s Q1 2013 earnings conference call, company CEO Mark Pincus announced that the sequel to Draw Something will launch later today in the United States. This interesting news comes as the company announced that it shuttered two “non-franchise” games this quarter and plans on ending four more in Q2...
Zynga's Mark Pincus announces Draw Something 2 will launch later today as it shutters more games

Google shutters Google Wallet card development, project lead leaves

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Google is dropping its proposals to augment its Google Wallet payment system with a physical card, ahead of changes expected to be announced at Google I/O, according to reports. The news comes at the same time as the head of Google Wallet itself, Osama Bedier, will be leaving the company...
Google shutters Google Wallet card development, project lead leaves
Disney shutters publisher LucasArts

Digg Founder Kevin Rose Shutters Oink Four Months After Launch

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Mr. Rose, via flickr.com/joi Milk Inc., Digg founder Kevin Rose's new app shop, announced today that it was shutting down its first app project, Oink. The iPhone app was meant as a servicey rating tool, where users could highlight and rate specific aspects of a restaurant or bar, like meals or...
Digg Founder Kevin Rose Shutters Oink Four Months After Launch

Under New Content Boss, AOL Shutters Music Division (Likely With More to Come)

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Aol has shuttered its entire Music division, the company announced on Friday, laying off the few dozen employees in the division which has faltered over the past few years. News of the layoffs leaked on Friday afternoon, as staffers who were in attendance live-tweeted their own dismissals. The division has...
Under New Content Boss, AOL Shutters Music Division (Likely With More to Come)

RSS app Reeder goes free on Mac and iPad (for now)

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Reeder, a popular RSS reading app for iOS, relies on Google Reader for its backend. But the service will continue after Google Reader shutters on July 1, Reeder creator Silvio Rizzi said Monday. Reeder’s iPhone app is $2.99, and Rizzi is making the Mac and iPad apps free for now,...
RSS app Reeder goes free on Mac and iPad (for now)

Google shutters Meebo Bar, team to work on Google+ features

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Google is going to close the Meebo Bar tool on June 6th, almost an entire year after the Meebo social service was discontinued by the search company. The social toolbar, appearing on a number of sites and providing connectivity to Facebook, Google+ and Twitter, will cease functioning, forcing website owners...
Google shutters Meebo Bar, team to work on Google+ features

Action Launcher Pro version 1.5 puts Android widgets just a swipe away (video)

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Android launchers cross our desks every so often but only a handful catch our eye. Action Launcher Pro is the latest to strike our fancy thanks to its quick and compact widget solution dubbed Shutters. With the freshly added feature, users can open up widgets by simply giving app...
Action Launcher Pro version 1.5 puts Android widgets just a swipe away (video)

Months After They Developed a Number One Game, Zynga Reportedly Shutters New York Office

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Mr. Pincus (Photo: Wikipedia) Perhaps Zynga New York employees running into traffic was a harbinger of terrible things to come: AllThingsD reports that the social gaming company intends to lay off 520 people–about 18 percent of its total staff–and permanently shutter its New York, Los Angeles and Dallas offices. The...
Months After They Developed a Number One Game, Zynga Reportedly Shutters New York Office

Zynga cuts 520 workers and shutters several offices

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The embattled social-games maker aims to cut $80 million with another round of cuts by culling employees across the company and completely closing offices in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas [Read more]...
Zynga cuts 520 workers and shutters several offices

Twitter Acquires Data Mining Startup Lucky Sort

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Twitter announced on Monday it acquired Lucky Sort, a startup focused on making “huge document sets easier to analyze, summarize and visualize.” Three team members from the startup will join Twitter’s revenue engineering department in San Francisco, and the company will slowly transition users off of its system before Twitter...
Twitter Acquires Data Mining Startup Lucky Sort
Touchy is a wearable camera that makes you touch to see

Facebook shutters Vintage Camera's access

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Facebook has blocked Vintage Camera, an Instagram-like photo app, from accessing its API (application programming interface). The move follows the recent blocking of other apps by the social networking giant....
Facebook shutters Vintage Camera's access

Yahoo China quietly shutters its music service

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Following the news that Google dropped its Chinese music service, Yahoo also decides that it needs to adjust its "product strategy." [Read more]...
Yahoo China quietly shutters its music service

HP shutters German location, axes 850 jobs

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As part of its recovery and restructuring plan announced under new CEO Meg Whitman, Hewlett Packard said today it is closing its Russelsheim, Germany site. In doing so, the manufacturer will cut 850 jobs, with another 250 possibly able to transfer to HP partners or clients. The company claimed that...
HP shutters German location, axes 850 jobs

Iraqi Government Shutters Television Stations It Doesn't Like

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Some of us had hoped that the liberation in Iraq would finally produce an example of a once clamped-down, dictatorial regime giving way to a pluralistic government in the Middle East. The theory was that after years of oppressive rule by the minority Sunni population, an inclusive government would...
Iraqi Government Shutters Television Stations It Doesn't Like

Google Quietly Shutters Commerce Search For E-Retailers

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In 2009, Google launched Commerce Search, a hosted enterprise search product to power online retail stores and e-commerce websites. Commerce Search was the the company’s first custom-tailored enterprise search product for a specific vertical. It looks like Google has recently (and quietly) decided to shutter commerce search. A Google spokesperson...
Google Quietly Shutters Commerce Search For E-Retailers
Occupy maps the skies over May Day protests with DIY balloon cameras
Epic shutters Impossible Studios without it ever releasing a game

Dogpatch Labs shutters offices in New York and Palo Alto, expands in Dublin

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In a move that will sadden many in the New York and Silicon Valley tech scenes, Polaris Venture Partners has decided to close down Dogpatch Labs‘ offices in New York and Palo Alto, while conversely expanding its presence in Dublin, Xconomy reports.  Changes are coming to the company’s Boston campus too, as Dogpatch Labs is moving out of Microsoft’s...
Dogpatch Labs shutters offices in New York and Palo Alto, expands in Dublin

Google shutters One Pass, its paid content platform

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Google has closed down One Pass, the paid content platform that it rolled out in February 2011 and revamped in February 2012. On the Google Blog, the company writes: One Pass, our payment platform for online news publishers, has been shut down. We are working with existing partners to make...
Google shutters One Pass, its paid content platform

Where Marries GeoLocal App with the Web

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After having seen tremendous success with its geo-local app called Where, the Boston-based uLocate Communications today rebranded itself as Where. The company also launched a new website that allows mobile users to sync information in the app between the phone and the PC. Where.com users can go online to search nearby...
Where Marries GeoLocal App with the Web

Nokia shutters its flagship China store, report says

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Once billed as "the world's largest store," Nokia will rely more on it retail and carrier partners to sell its phones. [Read more]...
Nokia shutters its flagship China store, report says

Google shutters Music Search in China, concedes battle to Baidu

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Google has had a rough go of it in China. The company seems to fall farther and farther behind the home-grown search powerhouse Baidu. The latest battle Mountain View has been forced to concede is in the world of music. Google Music Search launched in 2009 as a legal...
Google shutters Music Search in China, concedes battle to Baidu

Naan Studio shutters all Echofon desktop Twitter clients to focus on mobile

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Popular Twitter client maker Naan Studio has announced that it is shuttering all of its desktop apps to focus on mobile. The clients for Mac, Windows and Firefox are all going away, though the apps for iPhone and iPad will continue. Here’s Kasuho Okui’s notice on the Echofon website: Beginning...
Naan Studio shutters all Echofon desktop Twitter clients to focus on mobile

Nokia shutters two Chinese offices as part of strategic reorganization in the region

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There's a hole in Nokia's heart and it goes all the way to China. Following news this past April that a massive restructuring effort was underway for Espoo's Asian operations, comes word that offices in Chengdu and Shanghai have been closed amidst declining market share. That's according to the...
Nokia shutters two Chinese offices as part of strategic reorganization in the region
HTC shutters Seoul office as Apple, Samsung continue to dominate
Graphicly shutters iOS & Android comic book apps to focus on self-publishing service

Plastic Logic shutters US offices, gets out of making its own e-readers

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Plastic Logic has something of a rollercoaster history, having had to drop the QUE proReader before it even shipped and getting a $700 million cash injection that ultimately swung its attention to Russian schoolchildren. Unfortunately, the UK company's dreams of a self-branded e-reader are closing down along with its...
Plastic Logic shutters US offices, gets out of making its own e-readers
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