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It has been over ten years since we were introduced to this video and over 48 million views later and just as many laughs later, it still gets us right in the amusing bone each time. If dramatic zooms and going live with friends aren't enough for you, Instagram is also rolling out Halloween face filters and stickers for the spooky holiday.
  • America to get free tacos thanks to Cameron Maybin

    America to get free tacos thanks to Cameron Maybin

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    On Wednesday, a Houston Astros player stole second base during Game 2 . Thanks to Taco Bell's annual "Steal A Base, Steal A Taco" promotion , the first stolen base of the World Series means free Doritos Locos tacos from 2 p.m.to 6 p.m. He was then traded to the Los Angeles Angels and eventually joined the Astros on August 31. Cameron Maybin steals a base in Game 2 of the World Series.
  • New Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept Is The EVO Of Crossovers

    New Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept Is The EVO Of Crossovers

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    The e-Evolution is a fully electric preview of the brand's adventurous future strategy, but it also promises performance to live up to the "Evolution" name, which was last used on Mitsubishi's rally-inspired supersaloon, dropped back in 2016.
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti specs, release date, price

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti specs, release date, price

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    The oft-rumored Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Ti has finally been unveiled in full, and it's a beast of a GPU . It uses the same Pascal architecture and GP104 GPU as both cards, but in a different configuration. It is also positioned as suitable for VR gaming. This cooler has been used on 250W parts (the GTX 1080 Ti , for example), and Nvidia is promising that the additional thermal headroom the cooler provides will result in plenty of overclocking headroom.
  • AMD launches mobile Ryzen chips with onboard Vega graphics

    AMD launches mobile Ryzen chips with onboard Vega graphics

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    The GPU runs up-to 1100 MHz. The Ryzen 5 2500U, meanwhile, offers the same CPU cores running at 2.0GHz base and 3.6GHz boost alongside eight CUs (512 cores) at up to 1,100MHz. That said, Intel does produce its own integrated graphics on its chips too, through the Iris and Intel HD Graphics lines, although AMD claims that its existing experience gives it an edge here.
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 could have AI skills, just like the iPhone X

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    Samsung has been doubling its efforts to promote the Galaxy Note 8 phone, and its latest ploy involves handing out 200 units to passengers inside an airplane in Spain. A message in Spanish on the Galaxy Note 8 box reads: "A year ago we asked you to turn it off, we welcome you today on board". It was a similar story this year, as the company finished rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for its flagship models only in the second quarter.
  • Became available preview Android 8.1 Oreo

    Became available preview Android 8.1 Oreo

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    It is expected that the second version of the preview will be released in late November, and the release of the Android 8 .1 Oreo will be held in December. Android Oreo 8.1 also brings the Bluetooth battery level. Android Go devices will get a performance boost too thanks to better memory optimisation of apps and password managers will be able to better integrate with Google's Autofill framework.
  • Twitter earnings impress, users up by 4 million

    Twitter earnings impress, users up by 4 million

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    As a result its latest quarter's MAUs were 330 million, slightly below the Street Account estimate of 330.4 million. Revenue was down four per cent on the same time previous year to $590m, while the $503m of that which came from advertising fell by eight per cent.
  • "Stranger Things" Boys Play "One-Eyed Monster" On "Ellen DeGeneres Show"

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    So how do you launch the easter egg? For now, enjoy a video of the four " Stranger Things " kids playing "One-Eyed Monster". "It also only applies to the Stranger Things soundtracks - sadly, I could not get Drake to take the plunge - and Spotify only supports specific browsers, like Chrome", according to The Verge .
  • LG Display Q3 Profit Surges

    LG Display Q3 Profit Surges

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    LG Display (LGD) has reportedly notched a 152% jump in net profit for the third-quarter of 2017, compared to the same period a year ago. Its sales also advanced 16.4 percent on-year to reach 4.9 trillion won, the company added, citing expanded sales of air purifiers, clothes dryers and wireless vacuum cleaners.
  • You Can Now Buy Your Friends Off with Steam's Digital Gift Cards

    You Can Now Buy Your Friends Off with Steam's Digital Gift Cards

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    Steam users can make use of the new system by logging into their Steam account, selecting an amount from the presets in the Digital Gift Cards page , and choosing a friend to send the card to, with a personalized message. Select the friend that you want to gift it. Digital Gift Cards can only be given to friends that have been your friend for at least three days.
  • BadRabbit Hits Russia, Ukraine

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    Yevgeny Gukov of the Group-IB IT security firm said the malware appeared to be using an encryption scheme that prevented analysts from deciphering the malicious code. Petersburg, said Mr Goukov. For its part, the Russian company Kaspersky Lab, specialized in it security said that the attack affected not only Russia and Ukraine, but also Turkey and Germany.
  • Bungie Explains Recent Bans About Destiny 2 PC Players

    Bungie Explains Recent Bans About Destiny 2 PC Players

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    Earlier today , Bungie said it doesn't block programs such as overlays or performance tools. As we've said in our previous article, we've been testing Destiny 2 these past days with Shadowplay and ReLive. Players reported they had been banned for running these programs while playing Destiny 2 , but Bungie has now responded to clarify what it's handing out bans for-and it says it's not any of these programs.
  • Peering into Recent Action from Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)

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    BidaskClub cut shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Wunderlich maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, August 5 report. Reinhart holds 2.07% in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) or 797,406 shares. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ) received a Buy rating from 2 analysts.
  • Multiplayer In Wolfenstein II Would "Dilute" Story, Developer Says

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    Sometimes, multiplayer works for a game and other times it doesn't. Björk said that, 'the only way we can create these super immersive narrative experiences is if we can exclusively focus on the single-player. Recall that in Wolfenstein: The New Order was to find the levels from the game in 1992 year, recreated on a modern engine. And this isn't to mention the countless Skyrim re-releases and make-overs.
  • Apple Taps Jay Hunt as Part of International Content Team

    Apple Taps Jay Hunt as Part of International Content Team

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    Apple has scored a coup in Silicon Valley's increasingly global search for television industry talent, recruiting the highly regarded UK-based broadcasting executive Jay Hunt . Prior to joining C4, Hunt had spells as director of programming for BBC1 - where she developed shows including Luther, Sherlock and Criminal Justice - and Channel 5.