Archive: 11/06/2012

"Halo" videogame aims for launch-day glory

Blockbuster videogame "Halo" on Tuesday took on new life with the release of a sequel so hotly anticipated that launch day revenue was expected to eclipse anything seen in the industry this year.

dateNov 06, 2012 in Software
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Cosmic GDP crashes 97% as star formation slumps

(Phys.org)—While parts of the world experience economic hardship, a team of Portuguese, UK, Japanese, Italian and Dutch astronomers has found an even bigger slump happening on a cosmic scale.  In the largest ...

dateNov 06, 2012 in Astronomy
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Gabon to suspend new Megaupload site

Gabon's government said Tuesday it was suspending the website www.me.ga, which Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom had planned to use to launch a new version of his defunct Megaupload file-sharing site.

dateNov 06, 2012 in Internet
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Google 'open to mediation' in France revenue row

Google said on Tuesday it was open to the idea of appointing a mediator to help end its bitter row with French news media sites that want to make the US Internet giant pay to display links to their content.

dateNov 06, 2012 in Business
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Americans take to Twitter to show they voted

Americans took to Twitter in droves Tuesday to post photos of themselves casting ballots in the long-awaited presidential election, sporting "I voted" stickers and urging others to do the same.

dateNov 06, 2012 in Internet
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AOL rallies on results surprise

AOL said Tuesday it made a profit of $20.8 million in the third quarter as the struggling Internet firm stemmed a seven-year decline in revenues.

dateNov 06, 2012 in Business
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