Just days after its premiere issue was polybagged along with Business 2.0
has been shut down by Imagine Media Inc. Fuse
was to have been bundled with two more issues of Business 2.0
before launching on its own in June with a paid circulation of 125,000. The move to close Fuse
comes amid a softening of ad pages for so-called new economy titles and at the same time that The Industry Standard
is dialing back its spinoff Grok
to a supplement.