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November 2, 2017 2:56 PM Namibia's economy to grow faster in 2017 as mining bounces back

WINDHOEK, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Namibia’s economy will grow at 1.6 percent this year and by double that in 2018 as the mining sector emerges from years of contraction and the impact of recent severe drought eases, the finance minister said on Thursday. “Growth will be led by recovery in the primary industries, particularly mining and agriculture,” Finance 3948

November 2, 2017 12:05 AM Warner Bros. cuts ties with Brett Ratner's company after sexual misconduct allegations

Warner Bros. is severing ties with embattled filmmaker Brett Ratner, after six women publicly accused him of a range of sexual harassment and misconduct. A person with knowledge of the matter said the Burbank studio will not renew its production deal with Ratner and the fate of his company’s $450 million co-financing agreement is unclear. Ratner, through 3112

November 1, 2017 9:00 PM Hands on: Razer Phone review

A gaming smartphone with superb speakers The Razer Phone is built for gamers thanks to its high-end specs, a silky smooth screen and powerful stereo speakers. But do gamers want a smartphone dedicated to gaming? The jury is still out for now, but the Razer Phone has the makings of a handset that could well tempt those with a passion for gaming on the go. This Android 2822

November 1, 2017 7:50 PM Black Death Plague: Where is the Black Death now? Will it spread to the West?

Where is the Black Death plague now? The deadly disease is currently contained on the African island of Madagascar, though the World Heath Organisation (WHO) has warned it could soon spread to other nations. The WHO has released a list of nine at-risk nations, highlighting where the plague is likely to invade next. The countries include South Africa 2598

November 1, 2017 1:41 PM Korg teases music making app for Nintendo Switch

Korg, the music company known for making professional keytars and other music gadgets and software, has teased a new music production game for the Nintendo Switch. Little is known about the upcoming release, though a microsite has just gone live and the game looks to be produced in partnership with Detune, a software company. The game is pegged for spring 193

November 1, 2017 10:31 AM Two Reasons Nintendo Switch Is Such A Grand Success

More than six months after its launch, Nintendo’s hybrid console is still flying off the shelves. The Japanese company said in its latest six-month (Apr-Sept) earnings report that it sold roughly 2.9 million Switch units during the July-Sept quarter. It means Nintendo has shipped more than 7.6 million Switch consoles since its launch in March. The massive 209

November 1, 2017 8:08 AM New Spacey accusations fly as Netflix suspends 'House of Cards'

A Mexican actor became the latest to accuse Kevin Spacey of sexual harassment Tuesday, predicting more such claims would emerge as Netflix suspended production of the two-time Oscar winner's hit series "House of Cards." Roberto Cavazos, who acted in several plays at London's Old Vic theater when Spacey was artistic director there from 2004 to 2015, said the Hollywood 173

October 31, 2017 11:21 PM Nintendo Switch games list SHOCK as new reveal points to more PS4 and Xbox One projects

Comparing that to the 20% of all buyers who are 16-24 years old, it makes sense that more mature content will be needed at some point. According to new reports, Nintendo are encouraging publishers who handle mature IPs to release games on the Switch. It’s easy to see how this would help to shed the family-friendly association a little, while also providing 145

October 31, 2017 8:24 PM Why the iPhone 8 makes the iPhone X a tougher sell

For months, analysts studying Apple and its supply chain have been saying "good luck finding the iPhone X" when it launches in November. Yet, despite demand for the phone being "off the charts" according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, you can still order an iPhone X right now and get it before the end of 2017. As of October 31 — four days after pre-orders kicked 187

October 31, 2017 4:13 PM Qualcomm dips on risk of losing Apple, Intel gains

(Reuters) - Shares in Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) fell as much as 8 percent on Tuesday after reports that Apple Inc (AAPL.O) would not use its modem chips in iPhones and iPads from next year. Qualcomm has been a supplier of components to Apple for years but the relationship took a bad turn earlier this year when Apple accused Qualcomm of overcharging for chips 162