Posts Tagged ‘Record’

Components drive record Samsung profits as mobile sales slide

Components drive record Samsung profits as mobile sales slide

Samsung Electronics has reported Q1 earnings in line with its guidance: as predicted, the company made an operating profit of 9.9 trillion won (about $ 8.7 billion), its second biggest quarter ever and its highest ever figure for the January to March period. Revenue was 50.55 trillion won, or about $ 44.7 billion. Samsung...

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Spurs tied playoffs record for points scored in a quarter with 43

Spurs tied playoffs record for points scored in a quarter with 43

There was nothing the Thunder’s defense could do. Spurs vs. Thunder was supposed to be a close series between two evenly-matched teams. If the first quarter of Game 1 is any indication, we might have had it pegged wrong. The Spurs tied the record for most points scored in a quarter in the playoffs...

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Notebook: Kyle Busch looking for record third straight sweep

Notebook: Kyle Busch looking for record third straight sweep

The Sports Xchange By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Latest News – UPI.com

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Tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and record rains threaten central U.S.

Tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and record rains threaten central U.S.

Daniel UriaWASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) — Severe weather, including tornadoes and heavy rain, will impact the central United States from Nebraska to Texas for several days, meteorologists said. Top News – UPI.com

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Delaware 87ers G Russ Smith breaks D-League scoring record

Delaware 87ers G Russ Smith breaks D-League scoring record

The Sports Xchange The NBA Development League’s single-game scoring record lasted less than two months. Latest News – UPI.com

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In wake of diesel scandal, Porsche gives its employees record bonuses

In wake of diesel scandal, Porsche gives its employees record bonuses

Porsche just announced that 15,600 of its employees will receive a record annual bonus of €8,911 (“911″ as in “Porsche 911,” get it?) for the past year. That works out to about $ 9,885 — €311 more than employees received last year, which company chairman Oliver Blume says is thanks due to “achieving such an...

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Verge ESP: Badly behaved record execs, badly behaved scientists

Verge ESP: Badly behaved record execs, badly behaved scientists

We rarely go into this thing with a theme in mind, but an unfortunate (and all too common) one just fell in our laps this week: men doing bad things — and getting away with it. First we talk about the repeated reports of sexual harassment coming out of the science community, and why universities...

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Facebook earned record profits in 2015

Facebook earned record profits in 2015

Facebook’s strong growth continued into the fourth quarter of 2015, with the company posted record earnings for the quarter and the year. The company earned $ 3.69 billion on $ 17.93 billion in revenue in 2015; revenue was up 44 percent from 2014. On average, 1.04 billion people use Facebook every day, up 17...

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‘Game of Thrones’ star sets record by carrying refrigerators 65 feet

‘Game of Thrones’ star sets record by carrying refrigerators 65 feet

Daniel UriaLONDON, Jan. 19 (UPI) — Hafthor Bjornsson set a Guiness World Record for being the fastest person to carry two refrigerators 65 feet. Latest News – UPI.com

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Nick Saban’s catching up to Bear Bryant in the record books, but what about in Alabama lore?

Nick Saban’s catching up to Bear Bryant in the record books, but what about in Alabama lore?

Bear status in Tuscaloosa is about more than just winning a ton of titles. Nick Saban has been the most dominant college football coach since he arrived at Alabama in 2007. In nine years, he’s won four national championships and gone undefeated in title games so far. He also has two BCS bowl berths...

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