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  • Milan, Italy
    Thursday Nov 2, 2006

    Kaká

    First Champions League hat-trick

    Milan, Italy
    Thursday Nov 2, 2006

    On 2 November 2006, he scored his first Champions League hat-trick in a 4–1 group stage win over the Belgian side Anderlecht.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 8, 2006

    Nancy Pelosi

    Democrats took control of the House

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 8, 2006

    In the 2006 midterm elections, the Democrats took control of the House, picking up 30 seats.




  • Japan
    Saturday Nov 11, 2006

    Sony Corporation

    Releasing PlayStation 3

    Japan
    Saturday Nov 11, 2006

    Sony released the PlayStation 3, a high-definition console, in 2006. It was the first console to use the Blu-ray format, and was considerably more expensive than competitors Xbox 360 and Wii due to a Cell processor.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday Nov 11, 2006

    PlayStation

    The PlayStation 3

    Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday Nov 11, 2006

    Released on November 11, 2006 in Japan, the PlayStation 3 is a seventh generation game console from Sony. It competes with the Microsoft Xbox 360 and the Nintendo Wii. The PS3 is the first console in the series to introduce the use of motion-sensing technology through its Sixaxis wireless controller.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday Nov 11, 2006

    PlayStation Network

    PlayStation 3

    Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday Nov 11, 2006

    The PlayStation 3, Sony expressed their intent to build upon the functionality of its predecessor by creating a new interconnected service that keeps users constantly in touch with a "PlayStation World" network.




  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Nov 13, 2006

    Google LLC

    Finishing the youtube's acquiring Deal

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Nov 13, 2006

    The YouTube Deal was Finalized on November 13, 2006.




  • U.S.
    Monday Nov 13, 2006

    Java (programming language)

    Java Virtual Machine

    U.S.
    Monday Nov 13, 2006

    On 13 November 2006, Sun Microsystems released much of its Java virtual machine (JVM) as free and open-source software (FOSS), under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Nov 13, 2006

    YouTube

    The deal with Google was finalized

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Nov 13, 2006

    The deal with Google was finalized on November 13, 2006.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 14, 2006

    James Bond

    Casino Royale (2006 film)

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 14, 2006

    Casino Royale is a 2006 spy film, the twenty-first in the Eon Productions James Bond series, and the third screen adaptation of Ian Fleming's 1953 novel of the same name. Directed by Martin Campbell and written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, and Paul Haggis, it is the first film to star Daniel Craig as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond, and was produced by Eon Productions for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Columbia Pictures, making it the first Eon-produced Bond film to be co-produced by the latter studio.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Nov 16, 2006

    Nancy Pelosi

    Democratic candidate for speaker

    U.S.
    Thursday Nov 16, 2006

    On November 16, 2006, the Democratic caucus unanimously chose Pelosi as the Democratic candidate for speaker.


  • Kyoto, Japan
    Saturday Nov 18, 2006

    Nintendo

    The Wii release

    Kyoto, Japan
    Saturday Nov 18, 2006

    In the second half of 2006, Nintendo released the Wii as the backward-compatible successor to the GameCube. Based upon intricate Wii Remote motion controls and a balance board, the Wii inspired several new game franchises, some targeted at entirely new market segments of casual and fitness gaming. With more than 100 million units sold worldwide, the Wii is the best selling console of the seventh generation, regaining market share lost during the tenures of the Nintendo 64 and GameCube.


  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    Monday Nov 20, 2006

    Bank of America

    Bank of America announced the purchase of The United States Trust Company

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    Monday Nov 20, 2006

    On November 20, 2006, Bank of America announced the purchase of The United States Trust Company for $3.3 billion, from the Charles Schwab Corporation. US Trust had about $100 billion of assets under management and over 150 years of experience. The deal closed on July 1, 2007.


  • Redmond, Washington, United States
    Thursday Nov 30, 2006

    Windows

    Windows Vista

    Redmond, Washington, United States
    Thursday Nov 30, 2006

    After a lengthy development process, Windows Vista was released on November 30, 2006, for volume licensing and January 30, 2007, for consumers. It contained a number of new features, from a redesigned shell and user interface to significant technical changes, with a particular focus on security features. It was available in a number of different editions and has been subject to some criticism, such as a drop of performance, longer boot time, criticism of new UAC, and stricter license agreement. Vista's server counterpart, Windows Server 2008 was released in early 2008.


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