Activeworlds Drops Dot-Com From Name, a Newburyport, Mass.-based provider of 3-D technology for the Internet, has changed its name to Activeworlds Corp. Best known for creating software products and online services that allow users to chat and interact in 3-D virtual environments, the name change is meant to reflect Activeworlds Corp.’s wider range of software offerings. Customers include Boeing, Siemens, Juno and Cornell.

Separately, Boston-based DotClick Digital Music Network (, has rebranded and will now be known simply as the Digital Music Network. The company can now also be found at and According to a statement, “the re-branding more accurately characterizes how the DMN provides each user with the most complete package of online music companion functions available in a single product.”