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PS4 Pro Enables PS4 Console Sales In The UK To Tripple
- November 18, 2016

That deal applies the various Xbox One S bundles out there, meaning you can get games like Battlefield 1 , Gears of War 4 , Minecraft and Federation Internationale de Football Association 17 right out of the box. Microsoft is on the list and between November 24 and 28, it will offer some attractive deals on its website. He asked an open-ended question at the Xbox Fanfest , "How do we bring that to scale in a console in your living room?" Users can play both generations of games in ... (more...)
Alibaba, Tencent Get Behind China's Strict New Cyber Law Alibaba, Tencent Get Behind China's Strict New Cyber Law
- November 18, 2016

Of the four targets raised by Xi, "equality and respect" servers as the primary requirement, the article said, explaining that the present conflicts and imbalances in global cyberspace require a stronger institutional architecture, a multilateral, democratic and transparent reform of the Internet governance system, as well as more trust and cooperation among stakeholders under the framework of cyberspace sovereignty. (more...)
Heat beat Bucks 86-73 to end 6-game losing streak Heat beat Bucks 86-73 to end 6-game losing streak
- November 18, 2016

Although the recent six-game skid certainly isn't pretty for the Miami Heat, they can take consolation in the fact that all but one of their losses; a 102-91 defeat at the hands of the Utah Jazz , have been in single digits. "Hassan, when he gets blocks like that it energizes everybody and we're running I think we're a unsafe team". The Heat is now 3-1 entering the fourth quarter with a lead. (more...)
Panthers beat Saints 23-20 in game marred by injuries
- November 18, 2016

Pro Bowl center Ryan Kalil was out with a shoulder injury, and backup center Gino Gradkowski wasn't active because of a knee injury. When the flags and the replay reviews were straightened out, the Panthers had turned a potentially one-score game into a 17-point halftime lead. (more...)
Beijing to Trump: Climate change is not a Chinese hoax
- November 18, 2016

Bush and Ronald Reagan. But here's that 2012 tweet that shall forever live on in infamy. The IPCC , which won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for its "efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change", was set up in 1988 by two U.N. (more...)
Paris climate change agreement to be ratified by UK
- November 18, 2016

Sir Crispin Tickell, former British Ambassador to the United Nations, said: "Britain's ratification of the historic Paris Agreement is an important moment, not least because our country has for a long time led global efforts to cope with the effects of climate change", he said. (more...)
Britain ratifies Paris climate agreement
- November 18, 2016

The proclamation also provided world leaders with the opportunity to reiterate some of the key planks of the Paris Agreement, including the commitment of developed nations to mobilise $100bn a year of climate finance and the importance of ramping up the ambition of countries' national climate action plans. (more...)
Google, Facebook Respond To Claims Of Fake News Influencing Election Google, Facebook Respond To Claims Of Fake News Influencing Election
- November 18, 2016

Google on Monday announced it would do more to prevent fake news sites from making money through advertising. On Twitter, several journalists suggested the proliferation of fake news is simply taking advantage of a much larger issue - a challenge to reporters and readers alike. (more...)
OPEC to seal output cut deal OPEC to seal output cut deal
- November 18, 2016

Trump has made USA energy production a centerpiece of his plan for his first 100 days in office. There's now a new consideration for the OPEC producers: Trump's victory in the USA presidential election. Iraq is not among these members, he said. But Iran is still lukewarm, and Iraq thinks it should be exempt from a deal because of its fight with Islamic State militants. (more...)
Don't hoard currency, there are sufficient banknotes in supply: RBI Don't hoard currency, there are sufficient banknotes in supply: RBI
- November 18, 2016

The exchangers had asked the foreign office, he said, what they could do with the "stacks they have". The announcement, while being hailed as a significant step, has also created ripples in the Indian community overseas, many of whom have small and large sums of Indian currency. (more...)
Barack Obama warns Donald Trump on Russian Federation Barack Obama warns Donald Trump on Russian Federation
- November 18, 2016

Mr Obama and Mrs Merkel also reiterated their commitment and support for the Paris Agreement to cut global emissions, an accord from which Mr Trump has threatened to withdraw. Merkel , speaking alongside Obama in the German chancellery, said it was "not the appropriate" venue to announce her re-election bid. President Obama has acknowledged a "bumpy phase" in politics - but he said a majority of Americans are comfortable with the pace of globalization, and he also said it's up to leaders ... (more...)
Climate Change Not A Hoax, China Tells Trump
- November 18, 2016

The leader said that while Africa was the hardest hit by climate change, its contribution was tiny compared to the rest of the world. "It is. Scientists agree people are causing climate change primarily by burning fossil fuels, and the longterm consequences are expected to be disastrous". (more...)
Rocket carrying crew of 3 blasts off for Int'l Space Station
- November 18, 2016

This afternoon, three astronauts launched on a two-day journey to chase down the International Space Station (ISS). She served as commander of the station during her second visit and was the first non-military pilot, and first female, to serve as chief of NASA's astronaut office at the Johnson Space Center. (more...)
Trump on Twitter: Ford won't move Lincoln assembly to Mexico
- November 18, 2016

In a pair of tweets, Trump said he worked with Ford Motor Co. Ford has a major assembly plant in Louisville, which builds the Ford Escape and Lincoln MKC crossovers and employs ~4,700 people, but it has not previously indicated that it was considering moving Lincoln production from the U.S.to Mexico. (more...)
Xbox One Minecraft Bundle Available on Black Friday Deals Xbox One Minecraft Bundle Available on Black Friday Deals
- November 18, 2016

Let's find out deals at different retailers. Many games, such as Gears of War 4 and Forza Horizon 3, can be purchased once and played on both Xbox One and a Windows 10 PC. All of those retailers are offering select Minecraft bundles for $249. Aside from gaming console bundles, players can also enjoy price drops for other devices once Costco opens for Black Friday. (more...)
Toner - All Blacks will have doubts Toner - All Blacks will have doubts
- November 18, 2016

Devin Toner believes Ireland dispelled the All Blacks' "mystique" in Chicago, planting doubts in New Zealand minds ahead of Saturday's Dublin rematch. Hansen said it's a possibility that some players in Chicago were more concerned with other things. "We have to be aware of it but we can't be obsessed with it". (more...)
Ohio Democrat Announces Challenge to Nancy Pelosi
- November 18, 2016

Democrats initially planned to select their leadership team this week, but Pelosi agreed to postpone the election until November 30 at the request of her caucus members. "And I think that's where our focus needs to be". According to Fox News Chief Congressional Correspondent Mike Emanuel on Special Report , "Congressman Tim Ryan, is challenging Nancy Pelosi saying Democrats will never be the majority party if they only win NY and California". (more...)
UN chief Ban says Trump is changing, slowly
- November 18, 2016

In that pact, now already in force, we committed to pursue efforts to ensure temperatures would even be half a degree lower at just 1.5 degrees, only just above the warming we have experienced to date. Kerry's remarks came as Trump has vowed to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement once in office. If you have 20 minutes and want to understand the implications of Trump's election to global climate diplomacy and the Paris Agreement, have a listen. (more...)
SpaceX wants to put 4425 satellites in space for global internet coverage
- November 18, 2016

SpaceX has sought government approval to launch 4,425 satellites into Earth's orbit in an attempt to "rebuild the internet in space ". Musk had first announced the project - "larger than anything that has been talked about to date" - in January 2015, stating that it would cost at least $10 billion to get off the ground. (more...)
From France to Canada, countries are reeling from Trump's climate plans
- November 18, 2016

Fears over the environmental cost of a Trump presidency have been heightened by reports that Myron Ebell, a notorious climate change skeptic , has been appointed to head his Environmental Protection Agency transition team. John Kerry, the outgoing USA secretary of state, has sought to reassure politicians and activists in Marrakech while conceding that Trump's victory had left the worldwide community "feeling uncertain about the future". (more...)

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