Domino’s Pizza employs Transformers for its autonomous vehicle delivery service

Domino’s Pizza employs Transformers for its autonomous vehicle delivery service

  Domino’s pizza has just employed the services of several Transformers who will begin testing consumers’ reactions to having their pizzas delivered by self-driving vehicles.   Autobots Optimus Prime, Ironhide, Jazz, Prowl, Arcee, Ratchet, Wheeljack, and Bumblebee, have all signed contracts with the pizza delivery firm as it seeks to develop its automated delivery service…

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Fitbit smartwatch users dismayed at having to do 10,000 steps to find out the time

Fitbit smartwatch users dismayed at having to do 10,000 steps to find out the time

  Owners of the new Fitbit smartwatch have expressed dismay at having to do a full 10,000 steps just to find out the time.   The company’s new Ionic smartwatch differs from the firm’s existing Blaze watch in that a much greater focus has been placed on actually getting people fit rather than simply allowing…

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Carling admits it probably makes the worst lager in the world for getting drunk

Carling admits it probably makes the worst lager in the world for getting drunk

  Carling admits that at 3.7%, its lager is probably the worst in the world for people that like to get drunk.   Carling has been brewed at 3.7% since 2012 which has led experts to accuse the company of causing a whole host of social problems such as a lack of Friday night town…

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Notice of disciplinary meeting – Kitchen Fitter

Notice of disciplinary meeting – Kitchen Fitter

Date 26/08/2017   Dear Barry, I am writing to tell you that you are required to attend a disciplinary meeting on Monday at 9am which is to be held in my office. At this meeting the question of disciplinary action against you, in accordance with the Company Disciplinary Procedure, will be considered with regard to:…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I only hire people with dreadlocks

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I only hire people with dreadlocks

  Dear Darcus, I am a 54 year old Managing Director of a double glazing company in Somerset and ever since going to a Ziggy Marley concert back in 1991, I refuse to hire people if they haven’t got dreadlocks. It’s not that I don’t think people who aren’t Rastafarians can’t do the job properly,…

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Julius Malema ejected from the South African parliament for disrupting proceedings

Julius Malema ejected from the South African parliament for disrupting proceedings

Have you ever been thrown out of a workplace meeting for questioning the conduct of senior management? If you have, you’re not alone. Julius Malema and fellow members of South Africa’s radical left wing Economic Freedom Fighter Party (EFF) were ejected from the South African parliament before State President Jacob Zuma was scheduled to make…

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10 amazing workplace pictures from the making of the original Star Wars trilogy

10 amazing workplace pictures from the making of the original Star Wars trilogy

The type of day you have at the office will vary across different industries, and it’s safe to say that most pictures of people hard at work aren’t very interesting. When your place of work is on the set of the original Star Wars trilogy however, things start to get a little bit more interesting….

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not become an ethical hacker?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not become an ethical hacker?

Some unemployment facts: In the three months to February 2017 there were 33.4 million people in the UK labour force and 1.56 million people were classed as unemployed, which maybe explains why The Jeremy Kyle Show has such a ready supply of people willing to air their dirty linen live on air most mornings of…

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10 reasons why working from home isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

10 reasons why working from home isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

Working from home – sounds like a dream come true doesn’t it? Just think, no office politics and no wondering who broke the handle on your coffee mug. Working from home is the perfect employment alternative for those that have chosen to eschew the pressures of working in an office. But before you hand in…

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Verizon rejects Apple’s proposal to distribute the first ever iPhone

Verizon rejects Apple’s proposal to distribute the first ever iPhone

The iPhone began its life with a request from Steve Jobs to Apple’s engineers to investigate the development of touchscreen devices and tablet computers (which in turn, came into existence later on as the iPad). Mr. Jobs unveiled the iPhone at the Macworld convention on January 9th, 2007, to much media fanfare and the revolutionary…

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