Zynga kills off 11 games

As part of cost-cutting measures announced in November, Zynga has pulled the plug on 11 games, including PetVille and Mafia Wars 2.

News Corp's The Daily set to close

Less than two years after launching it, to great fanfare, News Corp is to close down its iPad app The Daily. The app's already been removed from iTunes, and will publish its final issue on December 15.

Ping to ping out of existence

Apple's reportedly planning to ditch Ping, its social network for music, in the next release of iTunes later this year.

Sprint shutters iDEN network to clear spectrum for 4G

Sprint says it plans to shut down its iDEN Nextel 2G network completely by the end of next June.

Wikipedia to go dark tomorrow in anti-SOPA protest

Wikipedia's pledged to shutter its website tomorrow in protest at the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP (PIPA) bills.

Anonymous keeps it legal with latest PayPal attack

Hacker groups Anonymous and LulzSec are calling for a boycott of PayPal, following the prosecution of 14 people for allegedly carrying out DDoS attacks against the online payment company last year.

Activision kills off Guitar Hero

Activision Blizzard has pulled the plug on Guitar Hero, announcing that it's to close the unit responsible for the music game.

Craigslist shutters erotic services ads worldwide

Craigslist has finally bowed to pressure and closed all its 700 adult services sections around the world.

Yahoo trims out the dead wood

Yahoo's believed to be planning to shut down half a dozen of its services, including AltaVista and Delicious, following the announcement of nearly 600 layoffs.

LimeWire squeezed out of existence

File-sharing site LimeWire has finally thrown in the towel and has closed down, following a ruling from a New York judge.

WikiLeaks denies closure rumors

WikiLeaks has denied allegations that it's closing down, after submissions to the site were suspended.

Apple closes Lala - is itunes.com on the way?

Apple has announced that it plans to close down its Lala music streaming service, indicating that it may be planning to turn iTunes into a cloud-based service.

China warns Google's partners it could turn the heat on them

China has told Google's partners in the country that they should have a backup plan in case Google shuts its services down.