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Halo 5 Getting Major Warzone Changes

Halo 5 developer 343 Industries continues to support the 2015 Xbox One shooter. In this week’s Halo blog post, 343 announced that it is planning a major-sounding update for Halo 5’s large-scale Warzone mode. 343 lead multiplayer designer Lawrence Metten said there have been too many lopsided Warzone matches, so the team is going to make some big changes to make for a more balanced experience. “Over time, the Warzone battlefield has changed as players have become more and more skilled at the game mode. However, not all of these ...

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Thomas, 24, latest 'young gun' to capture major glory

10:32 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Their relationship goes back more than a decade, which says something about two guys who are just 24 years old. They battled as junior golfers, and at rival colleges, and each could hold their share of bragging rights. But Jordan Spieth matured a bit more quickly as a pro than Justin Thomas, who always praised his good buddy Spieth’s success through an amazing early run on the PGA Tour. That included last month’s Open Championship title at Royal Birkdale, as well as through all ...

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Day back in the mix at a major

9:47 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jason Day scrambled in the near darkness Friday evening, figuring a few rushed shots in the gloaming would be better than having to return to Quail Hollow in the dawn patrol hours on Saturday. The scene showed that players can get moving when need be, and Day — often accused of being a dawdler — put it in hustle mode to get to the clubhouse. Undoubtedly there was some excitement, too, as Day saw himself near the top of the leaderboard for one of ...

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One Year After Launch, No Man’s Sky Getting Third Major Update

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When No Man’s Sky launched last year it flew into a buzzsaw of criticism. The game’s lead designer and studio head, Sean Murray, lied about what the final game would look like and, in the process, created an enormous amount of user expectation that the game didn’t even come close to fulfilling. Over the last year, Hello Games has worked to repair the damage it did to its own reputation by cranking out updates and ...

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Travis Kalanick sued by major Uber investor

Who is Uber’s Travis Kalanick? Uber cofounder Travis Kalanick is under fire again. Kalanick is being sued by Benchmark, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm that was an early investor in Uber. Benchmark filed a complaint on Thursday; the news was first reported by Axios. Kalanick, who denies the suit’s allegations, stepped aside from his CEO duties in June. Investors including Benchmark urged him to resign following a series of crises at the company. Benchmark argues that Kalanick withheld important information about Uber’s mismanagement prior to the board’s June 2016 ...

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One Year After Launch, No Man’s Sky Getting Third Major Update

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When No Man’s Sky launched last year it flew into a buzzsaw of criticism. The game’s lead designer and studio head, Sean Murray, lied about what the final game would look like and, in the process, created an enormous amount of user expectation that the game didn’t even come close to fulfilling. Over the last year, Hello Games has worked to repair the damage it did to its own reputation by cranking out updates and ...

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One Year After Launch, No Man’s Sky Getting Third Major Update

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When No Man’s Sky launched last year it flew into a buzzsaw of criticism. The game’s lead designer and studio head, Sean Murray, lied about what the final game would look like and, in the process, created an enormous amount of user expectation that the game didn’t even come close to fulfilling. Over the last year, Hello Games has worked to repair the damage it did to its own reputation by cranking out updates and ...

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Major history: Grace cards 62 for lowest round

11:24 AM ET SOUTHPORT, England — Branden Grace became the first player to shoot 62 in a major championship, going 8 under par over the par-70 Royal Birkdale course Saturday to move ahead of all the 63s in the record book. Grace, 29, a South African who has seven European Tour titles and another on the PGA Tour, made eight birdies and no bogeys Saturday during the third round of The Open, which was played under mostly sunny skies and with little wind. “It was a special day, to be ...

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ASML Claims Major EUV Lithography Milestone

EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography) has been a very long time coming to market. Initially predicted to be ready by 2004 (if not sooner), we’ve been waiting 13 years for the technology to arrive. Manufacturers like Intel, TSMC, GlobalFoundries, and Samsung have continued to advance 193nm lithography in the absence of a functional EUV alternative. But the 193nm well is running dry, despite the introduction of immersion lithography at the 45nm node (IBM, AMD) and the 32nm node (Intel). Now, ASML is claiming to have solved one of the major problems ...

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