CIRCUIT CITY PULLS DIVX PLUG; IT GETS TWO YEARS TO FADE OUT

HERNDON, Va. -- Divx, the limited-play variant of DVD technology, is no more.Citing a lack of studio and retailer participation, Circuit City Stores, Richmond, Va., discontinued the operations of Digital Video Express here this month. Registered customers will be able to continue to use Divx during a two-year phaseout period and the price of software will be cut from $4.49 to $1.99.Additionally, Circuit

HERNDON, Va. -- Divx, the limited-play variant of DVD technology, is no more.

Citing a lack of studio and retailer participation, Circuit City Stores, Richmond, Va., discontinued the operations of Digital Video Express here this month. Registered customers will be able to continue to use Divx during a two-year phaseout period and the price of software will be cut from $4.49 to $1.99.

Additionally, Circuit City is offering a $100 rebate to people who bought a Divx player,

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