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Technology: Notable news on Nov. 5 – Nov. 9



The Navy SEALs who consulted with “Medal of Honor: Warfighter” developers Danger Close Games are now under investigation for the information they may have spilled, according to Rueters. Though it is not clear what, if any, military secrets made it into the game, all seven members have been reprimanded and have lost any future chance of promotion.

If you were tweeting at all during the election, you might have noticed that there weren’t any performance issues. No, for real. Twitter, a website notorious for its outage during high-traffic events, managed to stay up and operating during one of the most tweeted events in history. Wired has the write-up.

Video game developer 343 Industries released “Halo 4,” marking the latest entry in the console franchise. Selling an estimated 3 million units, according to video game website VGChartz, and beating its franchise record for launch day players, it has outperformed every game in the franchise. It stands at an 87 on Metacritic, with critics praising its continuation of the “Halo” fiction and redesigned multiplayer as key features in its success.

With Obama re-elected, NASA has announced future plans to send more manned missions to the moon. Future plans include sending a visit to an asteroid.


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