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Elkem curtails production capacity at Bremanger in Norway |

Elkem has decided to partially curtail its production at Bremanger in Norway by temporarily shutting down one furnace. This is due to lower silicon sales and high power prices. The decision will have no impact on customers or employees. Elkem’s plant in Bremanger manufactures metallurgic silicon-based products for the world market. For iron foundries, the […]

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‘Apex Legends Mobile’ is shutting down after less than a year |

Along with delaying Star Wars Jedi: Survivor , Electronic Arts says it’s shutting down Apex Legends Mobile less than a year on iOS and Android. The company is also abandoning Battlefield Mobile and Industrial Toys, the studio behind that game. “At Respawn, we aim to provide players with games that are consistently outstanding,” Respawn Entertainment […]

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Amazon is shutting down the AmazonSmile charity program in

Amazon plans to wind down AmazonSmile, its giving program that allows buyers to donate to their favorite charities with every purchase, by February 20th, 2023. In its announcement, the e-commerce giant said “the program has not grown to create the impact that [it] had originally hoped” almost a decade after it was launched. Apparently, the […]

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Technology

Google Stadia Cloud gaming shutting down this month, CIOSEA News,

Google and Stadia (file photo) IANS -San Francisco, Jan 8 (IANS) Google Stadia, the company’s cloud gaming service, will shut down on January 18 after the game failed to gain the traction with users the company had hoped for. The cloud gaming service debuted through a closed beta in October 2018 and publicly launched in […]

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Finance

Shutting down technology properly could save you £147

Furniture at Work experts said: “Making smart food swaps can save hundreds on shopping, and you might find that supermarket brands taste very similar to your favourite premium brands.” According to Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis, downshifting can reduce food bills by as much as 30 percent. Even if only half of the items are […]

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Epic Shutting Down Online Services For Several Unreal Tournament

In a blog post, Epic has announced it is shutting down the servers and online services for many of its older titles beginning today. The reason is the company wants to, in its own words, “move to solely support Epic Online Services with its unified friends system, voice chat features, parental controls, and parental verification features.”  Epic states […]

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The day the plastic music died: Epic shutting down Rock Band and

Enlarge / A couple of folks absolutely getting down to Rock Band 2 at that game’s 2008 launch party at LA’s Orpheum Theatre. Getty Images If you’ve ever wanted to achieve a five-star Expert rating for Dragonforce’s “Through the Fire and Flames,” now’s the time to grab that track for Rock Band 3. Online stores, […]

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POLL: Do you support any of the strikes shutting down Britain?

Thousands of workers are preparing to take strike action in December, with the disruption expected to be the worst since the Eighties. With unions set to disrupt the festive period, Express.co.uk wants to know if you support any of the strikes taking place? Vote in our poll. Some 40,000 workers in the Rail, Maritime and […]

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Technology

Open source software host Fosshost shutting down as CEO

Open source software hosting and cloud computing provider Fosshost will no longer be providing services as it reaches end of life. Fosshost project volunteers announced the development this weekend following months of difficulties in reaching the leadership including the CEO. Users are being urged to immediately backup their data and migrate to alternative hosting platforms. An abrupt shut down, unreachable CEO, lack of […]

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‘Deus Ex Go’ and other Square Enix mobile games are shutting down | Engadget

Within less than a couple of months, you’ll no longer be able to access Deus Ex Go, the turn-based puzzle game entry in the cyberpunk-dystopian franchise. Deus Ex Go was developed by Square Enix Montreal, which was acquired by Swedish game company Embracer Group back in May. While Embracer rebranded the studio to Onoma in […]