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Australian team smashes 26-year-old electric car world record

UNSW's Sunswift eVe has broken a long-standing electric car speed record and now shifts gears to make the car street-legal. And CNET got to take the car for a spin.

By 23 July 2014

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Australian team prepares to break electric car world record

We take UNSW's Sunswift eVe solar/electric race car for a test drive as the team prepares to break a 26-year-old speed record.

By 8 July 2014

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New fast texting world record holder is, gosh, a teen

Marcel Fernandes Filho can text perfectly at inhuman speeds. That's what it takes to be a Guinness World Record holder.

By 16 May 2014

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Australian telco Telstra demonstrates world record 450Mbps speeds on LTE-A network

Telstra is claiming a world first on recent trials of its LTE-A network, with a live test combining three data channels to achieve speeds of 450Mbps, three times the current theoretical 4G peak speeds available in Australia.

By 15 May 2014

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Lego robot sets new Rubik's Cube world record

CubeStormer 3 solves a Rubik's Cube in 3.253 seconds, beating its own robot predecessor CubeStormer 2.

By 19 March 2014

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GTA V smashes several Guinness World Records

The game is now tops for best-selling action-adventure game and fastest entertainment property to gross $1 billion, among other achievements.

By 10 October 2013

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Giant robotic dragon claims world record

A German electronics manufacturer has built a giant, fire-breathing robotic dragon that has been awarded the Guinness world record for the world's largest walking robot.

By 16 September 2013

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Apple-1 sells for £440,000, sets world record price

One of only six working Apple-1 computers has sold at auction for a whopping £441,709, and it's all down to an enterprising Texan.

By 28 May 2013

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Solar Impulse flies 957 miles to set world record

The longest leg of the cross-country tour marks a distance record for solar-powered aviation as the slender aircraft touches down in Texas.

By 23 May 2013

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Cyclist straps a rocket to a bike, beats world record

French cyclist François Gissy reached a top speed of 263 kilometres per hour on a bicycle — after strapping a rocket to the frame.

By 22 May 2013