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YouTube is shutting down its TV-friendly web interface

If you tend to watch YouTube using the Leanback interface on a home theater PC, you might have to scrounge for an alternative. YouTube is warning visitors to the Leanback web portal that this version "will be going away soon." … Read the rest of this entry

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Niantic is shutting down Field Trip, its first app

Niantic built its reputation on location-based games like Pokémon Go, Ingress and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, but its roots are in its Field Trip app for finding nearby activities. And believe it or not, the company has kept the app … Read the rest of this entry

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Google is shutting down the Jump VR platform in June

Google's Jump VR platform will go offline by the end of June, and it has started telling users to download their data before it shuts down completely. The tech giant launched Jump back in 2015 to simplify the creation of … Read the rest of this entry

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Theranos is shutting its doors for good

Theranos has been hanging by a thread ever since an explosive report came out a couple of years ago detailing the erratic quality of its blood test results. Now, the embattled company has finally waved the white flag. According to … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Demon’s Souls’ servers are shutting down for good February 28th

One of the coolest things about From Software's original, brutally difficult Demon's Souls was the in-game messaging system. No, you weren't able to pen letters to your friends, but you could drop hints anywhere you wanted in the game — … Read the rest of this entry

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Sony is shutting down PlayStation Home in Japan

Can you remember the last time you logged into PlayStation Home? Neither can anybody in Japan, apparently. According to a statement released on the Japanese website, the 3D social space will permanently close in March of next year. Sony didn’t … Read the rest of this entry

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Google’s Alfred service shutting down on July 19th

Google’s not done shuttering wares this month, apparently, as the local recommendation service Alfred is headed for the digital cemetery on July 19th. The app issued a warning to its users, spotted by TechCrunch, announcing its impending death and warning … Read the rest of this entry

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Microsoft shutting down MSN TV this September

Just after celebrating the service’s sweet 16th, Microsoft has announced it will be shutting down MSN TV on September 30th. To help ease the transition, Redmond is offering current subscribers free access to MSN Premium through December 31st. After that, … Read the rest of this entry

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GameSpy denies shutting online servers without warning

On Monday, we brought news that a selection of games had found their GameSpy provided multiplayer matchmaking suddenly taken offline. Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2, Microsoft Flight Simulator X, SWAT 4, Sniper Elite, Hidden and Dangerous 2, Wings of War … Read the rest of this entry

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OnLive layoffs rumored, official comment states “the OnLive service is not shutting down”

Update: Kotaku reports than an internal source claims the company will file an Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors in California, and will cease to exist before a new company is reformed in its place. Gamasutra reports that an affected … Read the rest of this entry

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