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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Identity Fraud reaches record levels according to a woman named Dustin Hoffman

Identity Fraud reaches record levels according to a woman named Dustin Hoffman

  Identity theft is reaching “epidemic levels” according to a woman who claims that her name is Dustin Hoffman.   There were 89,000 cases of identity fraud in the first six months of 2017, a record number for a crime that involves criminals pretending to be another individual for the purpose of stealing money, purchasing…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with added fire safety features

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with added fire safety features

  Samsung is hoping to right the wrongs of last year’s exploding Note 7 phone by adding new fire safety features to the Galaxy Note 8.   The new phone comes with a whole range of fire safety equipment such as various types of extinguishers to treat the different types of fires its users may…

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Southern Rail introduces wheel clamping in train station car parks to reduce delays

Southern Rail introduces wheel clamping in train station car parks to reduce delays

  Southern Rail is trialling a new vehicle clamping system in train station car parks in a bid to try to reduce delays.   It is hoped that if passengers suffer the inconvenience of having their vehicles clamped, train delays, cancellations and industrial action won’t appear quite as downright annoying as they do usually when…

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90% of tea consumed in the workplace may contain saliva from an intern

90% of tea consumed in the workplace may contain saliva from an intern

  An investigation by Lloyds Banking Group has found that nearly 90% of tea that is consumed in the average workplace may contain intern saliva.   Samples of tea runs performed by interns in a selection of offices up and down the country showed that up to 90% of them contained spittle that had only…

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VW’s plan to build a non-petrol camper van could be a wind up

VW’s plan to build a non-petrol camper van could be a wind up

  Volkswagen has unveiled the prototype for its new non-petrol version of the classic camper van, but some enthusiasts have said that it could be a wind up.   The non-petrol revamp of the Microbus, which is known as the Bulli in Germany is an attempt by Volkswagen to boost its credentials as the auto…

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Shaun Ryder gets banned from Channel 4 for swearing

Shaun Ryder gets banned from Channel 4 for swearing

Have you ever been banned from the office because of your use of foul language? If you have, don’t worry because you’re not alone. The Chris Evans fronted 90s TV show TFI Friday courted controversy as a result of an expletive ridden performance by former Black Grape and Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder. TFI Friday…

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Customer Feedback Form – Game of Thrones Toilet

Customer Feedback Form – Game of Thrones Toilet

We are constantly trying to improve the level of service we provide, and ask that you take a minute to tell us how we are doing and what we can do to improve. How happy are you with the job we have just completed?  (1 = delighted – 5 = very unhappy) 1 2 3…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Arrested at work

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Arrested at work

    Dear Darcus, I’ve just been promoted to the position of Trading director in my company and unfortunately, the day after I was told that I had been promoted, the police came into the office and arrested me for the non-payment of a parking fine. I assumed it was for a more serious offence…

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5 really dodgy party tricks to impress your colleagues with at work

5 really dodgy party tricks to impress your colleagues with at work

Even the busiest of offices has quieter periods where staff have the opportunity to stop doing their work to engage in idle banter. In some offices these periods can make up a significant part of the day so it’s important to know how to fill the time in between the moments where the boss is…

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