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Indian space agency breaks satellite launch record

The Indian Space Research Organisation has broken the world record for launching simultaneous satellites into orbit around the Earth. Taking off in the early hours of this morning, the Polar Satellite Launch vehicle PSLV-C37 hauled 104 satellites out of the Earth’s atmosphere. Three satellites were for Indian use, while the other …

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A decade on, the Kings of Kong are very different

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Somehow nearly a decade has passed since the original release of celebrated, retro-gaming documentary, The King of Kong and the landscape of top-tier Donkey Kong gamers is very different today. Not only has the world record been raised to monumental heights since then, but the two champions of the film, …

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Adobe breaks revenue records on cloud strength

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Adobe has managed to increase its annual revenue to near $6 billion, an overall rise of some 22 per cent year on year. Quarterly net income is said to be at record setting levels also, thanks to rapid growth in its digital media segment, and expansion of its Creative Cloud …

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Apple’s profits break all records for all companies ever

If you thought Apple was rich before, having the biggest, most financially settled company in the world, think again, as this year has eclipsed all others that came before it. In-fact it’s eclipsed every single company’s most profitable year ever, netting the fruity firm a staggering $53.4 billion (£35 billion). …

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GTA V lands on PC, editor impresses

Over a year and a half since its original release, Grand Theft Auto V has finally launched on the PC. It’s brought with it a number of changes like improved visuals – even more so than the new-gen console update – and its own benchmarking tool for those that want to make …

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Apple has posted the biggest quarterly profit in history

Apple has managed to break several records this week with its first fiscal quarter earnings report of the year, managing to post the biggest quarterly profit of any company ever in history. Over the last several months, Apple managed to generate a profit of $18 billion. This beat out the previous …

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G. Skill breaks DDR4 OC record

G.Skill is no stranger to breaking new ground when it comes to memory speed world records, so it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that it’s done that once again, this time smashing the DDR4 world record with a frequency of 4255MHz. Unlike some previous records however, this wasn’t …

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White PCB GALAXY GTX 780 breaks 3Dmark record

While there might have been a lot of talk recently surrounding the new Nvidia Titan Black GPU, partner company GALAXY has taken lemons and made rocket fuel, by producing a new version of the GTX 780 Ti that’s managed to take the top spot on the single GPU 3Dmark Fire …

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Blockbuster customers love the Xbox One

Well at least somebody does and at least somebody is shopping in Blockbuster. It’s more than that thought, as Blockbuster pre-order records have been shattered by those laying down cash for an Xbox One, despite the console not hitting the shelves until much later this year. MCV has a statement …

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Are the Boxing Day sales real?

We all love a bargain, but scouring the high street technology stores on the day after Xmas did not seem to generate any serious surprises. KitGuru is sent some snaps and breaks out ‘Analysis 101’ to see just how well the shoppers are doing today. Will records be set? While …

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Target Components announces record revenues

In a world full of doom and gloom, it’s nice to see a little rainbow glow coming from Castleford. With today’s announcement, Target Components can draw a positive line under its efforts in recent years, to combat the nation’s negativity and offer something a little more chirpy. KitGuru peers through …

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Intel’s entry level Sandy-E i7-3820 hits 5.66GHz

Thanks to the recent addition of Intel’s Core i7-3820 to its LGA2011 (Sandy Bridge-E) lineup, the cost of ownership for this platform has dropped by a good chunk. What many of us were wanting to know however is how well this entry level quad core LGA2011 processor can overclock. Does …

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World speed record for memory set by ADATA

The speed of a modern CPU is such that the more bandwidth you feed it, the better the results you get. So the question becomes, just how far can modern memory be pushed?  Working in tandem with AMD and one of the world’s top overclockers, ADATA has pushed the boundary …

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