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  1. ‘Gangnam Style’ Breaks the Internet

    Time for an upgrade. The Korean rapping sensation, as of last night, has danced across screens 2.1 billion times worldwide. But YouTube missed a beat. When the video-sharing service set up its counter years ago, it never imagined a clip could top the 32-bit integer mark, so PSY’s count faltered at its maximum value: 2,147,483,647. Thanks to fast-thinking coders, the dial is spinning again, and the record-breaking hit can now gallop all the way up to 9,223,372,036,854,775,807 views.

    TechCrunch, CNN

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