Archive: 11/11/2011

New 'Call of Duty' blows away sales records

"Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3," the latest installment of the blockbuster videogame franchise, blew away sales records on its first day to become the highest-grossing entertainment launch ever, publisher Activision said ...

dateNov 11, 2011 in Business
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Catching camels in the Gobi

In Oct. 2011 Professor Chris Walzer and Dr. Gabrielle Stalder, veterinary scientists at the Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology at the Veterinary Science University, Vienna, successfully attached GPS satellite collars ...

dateNov 11, 2011 in Ecology
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SK Telecom named as preferred bidder for Hynix

South Korea's top mobile carrier SK Telecom has been selected as preferred bidder for a controlling stake in Hynix Semiconductor, the world's number two memory chip maker, creditors said Friday.

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Universal takes over EMI recorded music unit

Universal Music Group and its parent company French giant Vivendi will buy the recorded music division of British music label EMI from US bank Citigroup for £1.2 billion (1.4 billion euros, $1.9 billion), ...

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Overfishing on the menu of Istanbul conference

Hundreds of representatives of countries involved in bluefin tuna fishing, international organisations and NGOs met here Friday on how to improve catch controls and protect endangered species.

dateNov 11, 2011 in Ecology
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