ASOS ‘try before you buy’ service generates record numbers of post-wedding returns

ASOS ‘try before you buy’ service generates record numbers of post-wedding returns

  The new ASOS ‘try before you buy’ service has witnessed the online retailer receiving a record number of customer returns for its bridal products.   The online fashion retailer remains confused as to why customers have been ordering bridal wear via the new scheme and then returning it after only a couple of days….

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Finnair plans to weigh its customers at the check-in desk instead of their baggage

Finnair plans to weigh its customers at the check-in desk instead of their baggage

  Finnair has started to weigh its customers at the check-in desk instead of their baggage The W1nners’ Club can reveal.   The airline has decided to increase its payload efficiency by placing passengers in the baggage hold and putting their personal items in the seats that they have booked. Finnair’s Head of Flight Bookings…

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Samsung confirms Galaxy phones can be dipped in milk after Android Oreo updates

Samsung confirms Galaxy phones can be dipped in milk after Android Oreo updates

  Samsung has confirmed its Galaxy S8 mobile phone users who have upgraded to the Android Oreo 8.0 operating system will be able to dip their handsets in a glass of milk.   The company is currently undertaking a beta testing program whereby Samsung users can find out if their operating system update is complete…

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The Zombie Frappuccino is as un-PC as imitation dreadlock wigs say Zombies

The Zombie Frappuccino is as un-PC as imitation dreadlock wigs say Zombies

  Zombies have expressed outrage at the Starbucks coffee chain for launching its Zombie Frappuccino drink at Halloween.   The undead community says that this amounts to nothing more than the crass commercialization of Zombie culture, and is about as politically correct as people turning up to cheer on Lewis Hamilton wearing imitation dreadlock wigs….

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Everyone upset the new WhatsApp ‘delete’ function doesn’t go back 10 years

Everyone upset the new WhatsApp ‘delete’ function doesn’t go back 10 years

  Almost everybody that uses the internet has expressed disappointment upon hearing the new WhatsApp ‘delete’ function doesn’t retroactively get rid of your personal online data.   The feature, which is officially called “Delete for Everyone,” has been in development for several months – a period of time over which most people will have made…

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Tesla fires employees at its solar power plant to reduce the electricity bill

Tesla fires employees at its solar power plant to reduce the electricity bill

  Tesla has fired a large number of employees at its SolarCity subsidiary in a bid to reduce the electricity bill.   The SolarCity employees in question say they were surprised to be told they were being sacked as part of wide-reaching energy saving measures, mainly because the entire plant is supposed to run on…

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Parliamentary enquiry set up to decide if e-bikes are more dangerous than e-cigarettes

Parliamentary enquiry set up to decide if e-bikes are more dangerous than e-cigarettes

  MPs are set to undertake an enquiry into e-bikes to ascertain whether or not they are more dangerous than e-cigarettes.   The science and technology committee will investigate whether all the recent fuss about e-cigarettes is in fact dwarfed by the real elephant in the room – the threat of e-bikes to public safety….

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Celebrities break Snapchat rules by not disappearing after 24 hours

Celebrities break Snapchat rules by not disappearing after 24 hours

  The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) says a number of celebrities have broken the rules for advertising on Snapchat by not disappearing from the spotlight after 24 hours.   A recent investigation revealed former Geordie Shore and Celebrity Big Brother cast member Marnie Simpson had uploaded a Snapchat Story but was still spotted on the…

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Chinese customs officials no longer class European soft cheese as a biohazard

Chinese customs officials no longer class European soft cheese as a biohazard

  Chinese customs officials have downgraded European soft cheese from its previous Biohazard status to that of a mere hazardous material.   The Chinese authorities imposed a ban on the import of cheese such as Roquefort, Danish Blue and Stilton upon opening a shipping crate full of the stuff which resulted in the evacuation of…

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Concerns raised over Shell electric vehicle charging points powered by prepay meters

Concerns raised over Shell electric vehicle charging points powered by prepay meters

  Concerns have been raised as Shell opens the first electric vehicle charging points at its UK petrol stations even though a significant number of them are on pay-as-you-go meters.   Drivers in the UK will be able to recharge 80% of their battery in half an hour at forecourts in London, Surrey and Derby…

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