IBM Stuffs a Whopping 330TB of Data into a Tiny Cartridge

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IBM just announced a new record in data storage density — 201 gigabits per square inch on a magnetic tape.

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Will Record Fine Cramp Google's Style in Europe?


The European Commission has walloped Google unit with a record $2.7 billion for giving its own shopping comparison site preference above smaller competitors, and thus abusing its dominant position as a search engine. Google must end the conduct within 90 days or face penalties of 5 percent of its average daily global revenue, the EC said. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who is in charge of regulating competition, said that Google’s actions were not limited to reasonable efforts to put out a better comparison shopping product than its rivals.

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Alphabet Jumps on the $1K-a-Share Train


Alphabet shares reached a new record high on Monday, surpassing the $1,000 benchmark just a week after Amazon accomplished the feat. Investors placed bets that Google’s core search and emerging artificial intelligence technology will help maintain the company’s dominance over its Silicon Valley rivals. The stock price surged after Pacific Crest securities analyst Andy Hargreaves advised investors in a research note to get out of Apple and invest in Alphabet, which he sees as having a great risk/reward profile and more potential upside.

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Long-necked 'viper' dino is the earliest Titanosaur on record

About 160 million years ago, a gigantic, long-necked dinosaur — the earliest known titanosaur on record — swooped its lengthy neck to and fro as it foraged for a leafy meal in Jurassic-era France, a new study finds.

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Apple's App Store generated record sales

Apple Inc. said its App Store generated record revenue of more than $20 billion for developers in 2016, as that business roughly maintained its growth rate even as iPhone sales volumes declined.

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Black Friday's $9B Weekend Haul Shatters Records


Shoppers came out in droves over the Black Friday weekend, spending a record $9.36 billion from Nov. 24-27, a 16.4 percent increase from a year ago, according to data from Adobe Digital Insights. Black Friday sales hit a new record of $3.34 billion, a 21 percent jump from a year ago. This was the first-ever Black Friday with sales exceeding $3 billion. Thanksgiving Day sales came in at $1.93 billion, an 11.5 percent jump from a year ago. Cyber Monday is expected to reach $3.36 billion, a 9.4 percent jump from a year go, according to Adobe.

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Facebook Share Price Falls Despite Blowout Quarter


Facebook on Wednesday reported a record Q3, beating analysts’ expectations for the fourth straight quarter, but investors’ concerns about the future drove down share prices. They closed Thursday at $119.95, down more than $7 from Wednesday’s closing price of $127.17. Friday saw little movement, with a closing price of $120.75. Facebook posted adjusted earnings of $1.09 per share on revenue of more than $7 billion for the quarter, compared with 57 cents per share and $4.5 billion in revenue in Q3 2015.

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FCC Slaps Comcast With $2.3M Overbilling Fine


Comcast has agreed to pay a record $2.3 million fine to settle the FCC’s investigation into whether it improperly charged customers for services and equipment they never approved, a practice known as “zero billing option.” Federal law bans cable operators from charging customers for unauthorized equipment or services. “It is basic that a cable bill should include charges only for services and equipment ordered by the customer — nothing more and nothing less,” said Travis LeBlanc, chief of the FCC’s enforcement bureau.

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Wearable camera lets you 'go back in time' to record fleeting moments

Ever wish you could go back and record that custom sports car that just raced by, or that awesome jump shot your kid just made? A new wearable camera lets you do just that.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/15/wearable-camera-lets-go-back-in-time-to-record-fleeting-moments.html

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Uber Scores Historic $3.5B Saudi Investment


Uber has nailed down a record $3.5 billion investment from the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund — the largest-ever investment in a closely held technology firm. The investment is part of a deal that will allow Uber to expand its Middle East operations. Yasir Al Rumayyan, managing director of the fund, will take a seat on Uber’s board of directors. With a valuation of about $62.5 billion, Uber now is considered the most valuable venture capital-backed firm in the world.

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Watch this guy hit 60 MPH on an electric longboard, set a world record, and crash

The extreme skateboarder already holds a world record for the fastest standing downhill skateboard run.

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Apple Inc. shares reach ex-dividend as it gears up to distribute $2.9 billion to shareholders

Article Image On February 11, Apple will pay shareholders of record a quarterly dividend of $0.52 per share, but investors must have had settled ownership of the company’s stock by Monday February 8 in order to qualify. Apple will pay out $2.898 billion in dividends on its outstanding shares for the quarter.

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After setting iPhone record, Apple forecasts rare sales drop

Apple is bracing for its first sales decline in 13 years, despite selling a record 74.8 million iPhones in the final three months of 2015.

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UBS sees record 75M holiday iPhone sales driven by Apple's lower priced models

Article Image Investment firm UBS believes Apple sold a record number of iPhones during the just-concluded December quarter, but that fewer customers opted for Apple’s high-end models when compared to a year prior, based on new market research.

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