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Ubisoft and James Cameron are teaming up for a second Avatar game

Apparently the partnership was agreed upon after Massive showed an early game prototype built on its Snowdrop engine. Anyway so Massive, the Ubisoft studio behind The Division, is working on a game that will take players to Pandora. "I believe Ubisoft's team at Massive Entertainment are absolutely the right partners to bring the beauty and danger of Pandora to life". You'd certainly think a game featuring Halo style hardware and a planet full of Final Fantasy-looking aliens would've have had ...

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SpaceX will fly two people around the Moon next year

What we do know, however, is that the planned journey would not include an actual stop on the moon, reducing the amount of risk involved and the technical skill required by the crew and spacecraft. The moon mission vehicle is created to be automated, Musk told reporters, but the passengers will be trained in emergency procedures in case there is a problem.

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German police raid mosque linked to Christmas market attacker

One such attendant was Anis Amri, the terrorist, who was responsible for killing 12 people after ramming a truck into the crowd at a Berlin Christmas market in December 2016. Mr Geisel defended the delay in moving against the mosque, pointing to a high burden of proof required to ban organisations in Germany, a response to Nazi-era bannings.

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SoftBank in talks to merge satellite groups OneWeb and Intelsat

The talks are still in progress and could still fall apart, and OneWeb has other options beside Intelsat , the person said. "With SoftBank's support we will build the world's first truly global broadband company, accelerating our mission of bridging the digital divide by connecting the four billion people without access today", said OneWeb founder Greg Wyler, who will be executive chairman of the new company.

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YouTube Goes Up Against Cable Companies With $35 Live TV Streaming Service

YouTube TV will have an unlimited cloud-based DVR, a spiffy Google-powered recommendation system, and more. People will also have the option of paying an extra fee for Showtime and Fox Soccer Plus. But unlike DirecTV Now and Sling TV, Google failed to nail down agreements with Time Warner (TWX), owner of TNT, TBS and CNN, as well as Viacom's (VIAB) major networks MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon.

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German hostage beheaded in Phillipines

The southern portion of the Philippines has recently been emerging as a central location of the regions extremist terror groups after ISIL made Isnilon Hapilon its Southeast Asia commander past year. The military had been pressing an assault against Abu Sayyaf, attacking their camps and bombing their hideouts just before Kantner was killed. A shotgun was also recovered near her body.