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    Why Xbox Failed In Japan

    These people are waiting to buy the Xbox One console.Fans line up around the world for the newest gaming consoles andproducts. But there’s one place that’s never seen a reaction likethis for Xbox.Japan. In the early 2000s, when Microsoft launched the Xbox, Japanwas the gaming juggernaut of the world.Japan was home to three big console makers — Nintendo, Sega and Sony.And Japanese game developers were considered the best and mostrevolutionary on the planet.Around the time of the launch of the Xbox, Japanese game developerswere the most important in the world.The success of any new game platform depended in large measure onwhether or not you can get the best Japanese game…

  • What I learned as a prisoner in North Korea | Euna Lee
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    What I learned as a prisoner in North Korea | Euna Lee

    Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Camille MartínezI recently read about what the young generation of workers wantin Harvard Business Review.One thing that stuck out to me was: don’t just talk about impact,but make an impact.I’m a little bit older than you,maybe much older than you,but this is exactly the same goal that I had when I was in college.I wanted to make my own impact for those who live under injustice;it’s the reason that I became a documentary journalist,the reason I becamea prisoner in North Korea for 140 days.It was March 17, 2009.It is St. Patrick’s Day for all of you,but it was the day that turned my life upside down.My…

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    Cardi B Throws Her Shoe At Asia & A Fight Breaks Out | Love & Hip Hop

    What happened?Oh!Stop! No!No! What the (bleep), no! Get off of me!Get– no, no, no! Get off– no!No, that’s what happens when you talk (bleep).Relax, relax, relax.(Nina) We’re gonna put a little more distancebetween you guys so we can have this conversation.Everybody sit down.Like , I’m with babe watching Netflix right now (bleep).It’s crazy.Don’t you know New York bitches are savages?Okay.(bleep)Everybody’s in their seats.Just calm down now and let’s talk like adults.So, Asia, I was asking you…What changed that you had to sendthose types of messages to Swift?What happened?He brought his girlfriend. She said to me,“Do you and Swift have an open relationship?”And then I said to her, “No.”I message him…

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    Breaking Jennifer Lopez News (feat. Matt Walsh) – Lights Out with David Spade

    A Bob Dylan musical is coming to Broadway.Finally a musical where, uh, men drag their girlfriends to.-Um… -(laughter)it’s gonna be like Cats if Cats was sung by an actual cat.(laughter)(yowls)He’s got, uh, he doesn’t sing particularly…Um, multiple theater chains are banning costumesat screenings of the new Joker movie.Batman’s like, “Unbelievable.-(laughter) -“You know what,“first I have to buy a ticket– I do not get comped.“Now you’re telling me“I got to go back to the Batmobile and change?“I’m only going here because I’m a good guy,“I’m supporting him, and I’m the one getting shit onby everyone, and he’s the big star.”Very, uh…-He’s bitter. -He’s bitter about it.-I liked it. -Yeah, yeah, I…

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    BBC News November 7, 2017

    tonight at ten: new revelations in the paradise papers — princecharles‘s offshore investments and questions about a conflict ofinterest. the leaked documents reveal his duchy estate secretly investedin a friend’s environmental firm in bermuda. the prince has longcampaigned on green issues, but he went on to lobby for internationalrule changes that the company stood to profit from. there’s a conflictof interest between his own investments of the duchy of cornwall andwhat he’s trying to achieve publicly. officials deny prince charlesspoke out simply to further his investments. also on the programmetonight: the former welsh government minister, carl sargeant, has beenfound dead just days after he was sacked over misconduct allegations.the british…

  • Betraying the Game: Anas Aremeyaw Anas investigates football in Africa – BBC Africa Eye documentary
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    Betraying the Game: Anas Aremeyaw Anas investigates football in Africa – BBC Africa Eye documentary

    Anas Aremeyaw Anas – one of the most high profile and controversial African journalists.An undercover specialist, he never shows his face.For two years, he’s been unlocking the secrets of African football.The tension is so high.It’s football and it’s Ghana.And the people have cried for far too long.Almost one hundred match officials captured on camera taking money when they shouldn’t.One of them a referee meant to be running the line at the World Cup in Russia.Another – A FIFA executive who is one of the most powerful figures in African football.With the World Cup just days away, this is the inside story of Anas’s most explosiveand controversial investigation to date.This is…

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    ‘We must never let the NHS free from our grasp’: Harry Leslie Smith’s powerful 2014 speech

    I came into this world in the rough and ready year of 1923.I am from Barnsley and I can tell you that my childhood –like so many others from that era –was not an episode from Downton Abbey.[Laughter/applause]Instead, it was a barbarous time.It was a bleak time and it was an uncivilised timebecause public healthcare didn’t exist.No one in our community was safe from poor health,sickness and disease.In our home, TB came for my eldest sister, Marion.Tuberculosis tortured my sister and left her an invalidthat had to be restrained with ropes tied around her bed.My parents did everything in their power to keepMarion alive and comfortable.But they just didn’t have…

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    Childbirth & maternity: Does the UK have a race problem? BBC Stories

    I’ve not had one person that I can be like: ‘Oh they were lovely,I’m so glad I had them during my baby journey’,because they’ve all just beenpretty rubbish.We know that black women are much more likely to havesevere complications than white womenso it’s clearly a really important area to focus on and work out why.The difficulty is that there is no one easy answer. It’s actually a very complex picture.Like I don’t want to believe that I’m being treated a certain way because ofhow I look.I’m Mars Lord and I am a birth doula.When you start to talk about the way you felt you’ve been treatedand people say: ‘No, it’s…

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    BBC News November 7, 2017

    tonight at ten: new revelations in the paradise papers — princecharles‘s offshore investments and questions about a conflict ofinterest. the leaked documents reveal his duchy estate secretly investedin a friend’s environmental firm in bermuda. the prince has longcampaigned on green issues, but he went on to lobby for internationalrule changes that the company stood to profit from. there’s a conflictof interest between his own investments of the duchy of cornwall andwhat he’s trying to achieve publicly. officials deny prince charlesspoke out simply to further his investments. also on the programmetonight: the former welsh government minister, carl sargeant, has beenfound dead just days after he was sacked over misconduct allegations.the british…

  • Selena Gomez Speaks Out About Kidney Transplant From Her Best Friend Francia Raisa | TODAY
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    Selena Gomez Speaks Out About Kidney Transplant From Her Best Friend Francia Raisa | TODAY

    AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW. YOU SAT DOWN WITH SELENA GOMEZ YOU SAT DOWN WITH SELENA GOMEZ AND HER BEST FRIEND. AND HER BEST FRIEND. >>SHE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH LUPUS>>SHE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH LUPUS FIVE YEARS AGO. FIVE YEARS AGO. SHE REVEALED THAT NEWS TO HER SHE REVEALED THAT NEWS TO HER 128 MILLION INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS LAST MONTH, SAYING SHE WOULDERS LAST MONTH, SAYING SHE WOULD SHARE HER JOURNEY OVER THE LAST SHARE HER JOURNEY OVER THE LAST MONTH. MONTH. IN OUR CANDID AND OPEN CONVERSATION. AND OPEN CONVERSATION.>>I HAD ARTHRITIS.>>I HAD ARTHRITIS. MY KIDNEYS WERE SHUTTING DOWN. MY KIDNEYS WERE SHUTTING DOWN. MY MENTALITY WAS JUST TO KEEP MY MENTALITY WAS…