Netflix gives rare glimpse at which titles are getting watched most

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Viewer figures are normally a closely guarded secret for Netflix. But the streaming service has now revealed the company’s biggest hits to date. There’s perhaps no surprise when it comes to the most-watched series: The historical series “Bridgerton” was one of the most talked-about shows of 2020. Around 82 million Netflix profiles clicked on “Bridgerton” in the first 28 days after its release and watched it for at least 2 minutes – more than any other series on the streaming platform, Netflix boss Ted Sarandos told US media reports at a conference in Los Angeles – giving a rare insight into Ne… Read More “Netflix gives rare glimpse at which titles are getting watched most”

Amazon’s new home robot looks too cute to want to annihilate humans

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Unlike the sci-fi visions of humanoid robots with empty stares and a tendency to turn on their masters, Amazon’s first home robot looks far too cute to ever become self aware and hijack nuclear warheads to carry out a preemptive strike on humans. Astro, whose head is essentially a big screen, is about the size of a small dog and moves around the home on wheels, using a camera to avoid banging into things. With a cute-and-not-creepy looking gadget, Amazon has set its sights on household robots and has unveiled a new kind of device that is set to make everyday tasks at home a little easier. “In … Read More “Amazon’s new home robot looks too cute to want to annihilate humans”

Exclusive: Data center operator CyrusOne explores possible sale – sources

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By Svea Herbst-Bayliss (Reuters) – CyrusOne Inc, a U.S. data center operator with a market capitalization of about $9 billion, is exploring strategic alternatives that include a potential sale of the company, according to people familiar with the matter. The real estate investment trust is working with investment bank Morgan Stanley to review its options after coming under renewed pressure from some investors to address its sluggish financial performance and heavy management turnover, the sources said. The company’s shares are off modestly since January, compared with a 16% rise in the S&P 500… Read More “Exclusive: Data center operator CyrusOne explores possible sale – sources”

Lil Nas X Opens Up About His Battle for Respect in Hip-Hop

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Modern DayLil Nas X is a revolutionary forcing hip-hop to face the culture’s long-term issues with homophobia.Interview: Kris ExEditor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Fall 2021 issue of XXL Magazine, on stands now. just heard industry baby on the radio for the first time fckkkkk i’m gonna cummm!!!! — MONTERO (@LilNasX) August 19, 2021 This is how we speak. This is how we’ve spoken in hip-hop since we’ve been allowed to speak—crass and unfiltered, sexual and horny, direct yet metaphoric. It’s obviously not the only way we speak. (Despite a recent feature in The New York Times, whi… Read More “Lil Nas X Opens Up About His Battle for Respect in Hip-Hop”

Welcome to Small Penis Fall. Uh, What Is Small Penis Fall?

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By Kayla Kibbe Hot Vax and/or White Boy Summer has come and gone, which means Small Penis Fall is now upon us. Yes, it’s Small Penis Fall, or so hath declared comedian and Small Penis Fall founder Megan Bitchell, who announced the start of the season in a September 1 tweet that has amassed more than 25,000 likes. Small Penis Fall has since spent the month creeping towards internet virality, inspiring suggested seasonal holidays like “Little Peen Halloween” and spawning the Small Penis Fall Ice Bucket Challenge, which aims not only to “show support for the small penis community, but to give tho… Read More “Welcome to Small Penis Fall. Uh, What Is Small Penis Fall?”

‘A four-alarm fire’: Tight Virginia governor’s race holds warning signs for Democrats

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By Joseph Ax and James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Almost a year after President Joe Biden trounced Donald Trump in Virginia, the state’s unexpectedly tight race for governor has alarmed Democrats and left Republicans hopeful they can win back crucial suburban voters who left the party during Trump’s tumultuous presidency. With early voting under way, the non-partisan Cook Report has labeled the Nov. 2 contest between Democrat Terry McAuliffe, a former Virginia governor, and Republican businessman Glenn Youngkin, a toss-up. A poll last week by the University of Mary Washington gave Youngki… Read More “‘A four-alarm fire’: Tight Virginia governor’s race holds warning signs for Democrats”

Vietnam’s Vinfast eyes expansion into Europe, North America with SUVs

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First Japan, then Korea, now China and soon it will be Vietnam: The range of Asian countries vying to compete with Europe’s car manufacturers is still rising, and Vietnam’s Vinfast is now getting ready to make inroads in Europe and North America. From the second quarter of 2022, they want to enter Western markets with – what else? – SUVs. Two Vinfast electric SUVs are to be built in Vietnam for Western drivers and the company says they have been developed together with German suppliers and designed by Pininfarina in Turin. The e35 is intended to compete in the upper middle class against models… Read More “Vietnam’s Vinfast eyes expansion into Europe, North America with SUVs”

Unshakable determination of Supreme Commander-in-Chief, President Ilham Aliyev gave us strength in battles – SFO Commander

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By Trend Azerbaijan marks the first anniversary of the start of the 44-day second Karabakh war on September 27, which led to the liberation of the previously occupied territories (by Armenia) and became the brightest page in history of the country, which the Azerbaijani people are rightfully proud of. In an interview with Trend, one of the heroes remembered for his courage in the 44-day war, Commander of the Special Forces Detachment of the Internal Troops, war hero, Colonel Zafar Yusubov, spoke about the events he experienced during the war. The colonel noted that the day when the President o… Read More “Unshakable determination of Supreme Commander-in-Chief, President Ilham Aliyev gave us strength in battles – SFO Commander”

Justin Tucker Sets NFL Record With 66-Yard Game-Winning Field Goal

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On Sunday against the Lions, Ravens kicker Justin Tucker set a new NFL record for the longest field goal ever made. As if the feat wasn’t impressive enough, it also sent the Ravens to victory as time expired. Down by 17-16, Tucker booted a 66-yard kick that hit the crossbar and spun into the back of the net. According to NFL’s Next Gen Stats, Tucker only had a 10.4% chance of converting the field. Before Tucker’s improbable game-winner, the previous record for longest field goal was set by Matt Prater in 2013 with a 64-yard kick. “When you’re that far away, there’s a level of you have to aband… Read More “Justin Tucker Sets NFL Record With 66-Yard Game-Winning Field Goal”

London-based Lionscreed partners with Wanyoo Esports

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London-based esports organisation Lionscreed has announced a partnership with Chinese esports studio and gaming café chain Wanyoo Esports. As part of the deal, Lionscreed’s team members will have access to all Wanyoo facilities for training purposes. Moreover, Lionscreed will have the chance to co-produce events, tournaments, and activities sponsored by Wanyoo. RELATED: Skillshot Media reveals Uptown Atlanta esports hub Earlier this year, Wanyoo opened its fourth studio in the UK at shopping centre Westfield Stratford in East London. Abdiqani ‘AB’ Ahmed, Founder and CEO of Lionscreed, said: “I… Read More “London-based Lionscreed partners with Wanyoo Esports”