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Perlan glider sets altitude record for unpowered flight

Gliders may be inherently limited by their nature (they're dependent on rising air currents), but that isn't stopping them from achieving feats normally reserved for their powered counterparts. The Perlan Project and Airbus have set a new record for…
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Taylor Swift’s new music video sets first-day record on YouTube

Taylor Swift returned from her self-imposed social media exile with a single that's already breaking records. Her music video for 'Look What You Made Me Do' raked in over 31 million views on YouTube in its first 24 hours, surpassing Adele's previous…
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This awesome ping-pong robot has just earned a Guinness World Record

A ping-pong-playing robot has just earned official recognition from Guinness World Records for its ability to play and teach the game. Its Japanese creators hope the machine can help to “harmonize humans and robots.”

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How to record calls on your Android phone

Sometimes you need to record a phone call, whether it be for legal reasons or simply for future reference. Thankfully, there are a few ways to go about doing so on your Android phone, including Google Voice.

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Shoot and record longer than ever with the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom

People like to take pictures and record videos with their phones. Batteries, however, aren’t very kind to these two activities. It’s taxing on phone batteries because camera modules are complex and require heavy lifting to put together crisp, rich photos and videos. Leave it to ASUS to make a phone that doesn’t let your camera […]

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With nearly 2 million concurrent viewers and over 3 million live watch hours, first presidential debate breaks political record

Last night’s debate marked the largest political live stream of all time and was one of the biggest live streams in YouTube history. This record-breaking political stream garnered nearly 2 million live concurrent viewers and 3 million live watch hours across the six news organizations that streamed the debate on YouTube.

To put these numbers into context, we took a look at 2012 debate viewership on YouTube. Compared to 2012, last night’s debate had 14x larger live viewership, 5x higher watch time, and 4x more peak concurrent viewers. And views on all debate-related videos exceeded 88 million.

Of course YouTube is a global community and people in the U.S. weren’t the only ones watching. Here are the top five countries, in descending order, outside of the U.S. that tuned in live:

  1. Canada
  2. Mexico
  3. Argentina
  4. Australia
  5. New Zealand

And remember, today is Voter Registration Day and YouTube creators along with The Rock, Conan, Bill Maher, and The Chainsmokers want you to head to the polls and #voteIRL.

Up next we’ll see you live from the vice presidential debate on Tuesday, October 4.

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Snapchat unveils its first wearable: a chic pair of “Spectacles” that let you record snaps

Snapchat has finally revealed its first hardware product, and it’s not what everyone was expecting (well not quite). “Spectacles,” as the company has branded them, are a pair of video-recording sunglasses that sync with your smartphone.

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Apple Reports Record First Quarter Results

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 first quarter ended December 26, 2015. The company posted record quarterly revenue of $ 75.9 billion and record quarterly net income of $ 18.4 billion, or $ 3.28 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $ 74.6 billion and net income of $ 18 billion, or $ 3.06 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 40.1 percent compared to 39.9 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 66 percent of the quarter’s revenue. “Our team delivered Apple’s biggest quarter ever, thanks to the world’s most innovative products and all-time record sales of iPhone, Apple Watch, and Apple TV,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “The growth of our Services business accelerated during the quarter to produce record results, and our installed base recently crossed a major milestone of one billion active devices.”
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Report: Smartphone market will see smallest growth on record in 2015

Smartphone shipments will slow to single-digit growth in 2015, driven by sluggish growth in Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Western Europe; and lowered expectations for Windows Phone shipments.

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Apple Reports Record Fourth Quarter Results

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2015 fourth quarter ended September 26. The company posted quarterly revenue of $ 51.5 billion and quarterly net profit of $ 11.1 billion, or $ 1.96 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $ 42.1 billion and net profit of $ 8.5 billion, or $ 1.42 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 39.9 percent compared to 38 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 62 percent of the quarter’s revenue. The growth was fueled by record fourth quarter sales of iPhone, the expanded availability of Apple Watch, and all-time records for Mac sales and revenue from services. “Fiscal 2015 was Apple’s most successful year ever, with revenue growing 28 percent to nearly $ 234 billion. This continued success is the result of our commitment to making the best, most innovative products on earth, and it’s a testament to the tremendous execution by our teams,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We are heading into the holidays with our strongest product lineup yet, including iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Apple Watch with an expanded lineup of cases and bands, the new iPad Pro, and the all-new Apple TV which begins shipping this week.”
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Apple Announces Record iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus Sales

Apple has announced it has sold more than 13 million new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus models, a new record, just three days after launch. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available in more than 40 additional countries beginning October 9 including Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain, and Taiwan. The new iPhones will be available in over 130 countries by the end of the year. “Sales for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have been phenomenal, blowing past any previous first weekend sales results in Apple’s history,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “Customers’ feedback is incredible and they are loving 3D Touch and Live Photos, and we can’t wait to bring iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to customers in even more countries on October 9.”
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Apple Reports Record Third Quarter Results

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2015 third quarter ended June 27. The company posted quarterly revenue of $ 49.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $ 10.7 billion, or $ 1.85 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $ 37.4 billion and net profit of $ 7.7 billion, or $ 1.28 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 39.7 percent compared to 39.4 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 64 percent of the quarter’s revenue. The growth was fueled by record third-quarter sales of iPhone and Mac, all-time record revenue from services, and the successful launch of Apple Watch. “We had an amazing quarter, with iPhone revenue up 59 percent over last year, strong sales of Mac, all-time record revenue from services, driven by the App Store, and a great start for Apple Watch,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “The excitement for Apple Music has been incredible, and we’re looking forward to releasing iOS 9, OS X El Capitan, and watchOS 2 to customers in the fall.”
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Apple Reports Record Second Quarter Results

Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2015 second quarter ended March 28. The company posted quarterly revenue of $ 58 billion and quarterly net profit of $ 13.6 billion, or $ 2.33 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $ 45.6 billion and net profit of $ 10.2 billion, or $ 1.66 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 40.8 percent compared to 39.3 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 69 percent of the quarter’s revenue. “We are thrilled by the continued strength of iPhone, Mac, and the App Store, which drove our best March quarter results ever,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We’re seeing a higher rate of people switching to iPhone than we’ve experienced in previous cycles, and we’re off to an exciting start to the June quarter with the launch of Apple Watch.”
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