Future names axed magazines

Future Networks has confirmed which magazines it will close in the UK as part of a wider plan to cut costs announced last week.

Future Networks has confirmed which magazines it will close in the UK as part of a wider plan to cut costs announced last week.

Quick and Easy Windwosn, WAP, Digital Camera User, DCUK and Your Imax will close and the company will suspend publication of Video Gamer, Best Games Ever and Playstation Tips.

The company confirmed around 90 staff in the UK will lose their jobs, but it is seeking cuts of 350 worldwide.

In the US, six magazines are closing, and Future is putting its flagship brand Business 2.0 up for sale.

The company is also planning to launch a magazine dedicated to the Xbox, Microsoft's forthcoming video game console.

In France five magazines will close, and operations in Germany and Italy will be cut back.





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