Reuters: "The number of Internet companies
closing up shop fell slightly in August from July -- the fourth straight
monthly decline -- hinting the worst may be over for the beaten down
dot-com industry, though there may be a rise in shutdowns in the
near-term as companies and investors start year-end housecleaning, a
report on Thursday said.
Internet shutdowns totaled 38 in August, a ``relatively modest'' number
and down from 39 in July, according to the report by San