You’ve just been sacked…………why not create the most valuable company ever?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not create the most valuable company ever?

We’ve finally found out what UNEMPLOYED stands for! All along we thought it was just some word that referred to someone that is without a paid job but available to work, but in reality it means: Ultra Naughty Employee Made Penny Less Over Young Eyecandy Dalliance. Now that we have this cleared up, we need…

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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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Tim Paterson sells software to Microsoft for $75k that goes on to generate billions

Tim Paterson sells software to Microsoft for $75k that goes on to generate billions

When IBM approached Microsoft seeking a 16-bit operating system, the company had to scrape around to put one together. Rather than writing a new one from scratch, they made overtures to Tim Paterson’s Seattle Computer Products for its existing 86-DOS (aka QDOS) system. Microsoft bought a non-exclusive license for $25,000. The following year it paid…

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Xerox invents personal computer technology and gives it away for nothing

Xerox invents personal computer technology and gives it away for nothing

  Back in 1979, a twenty-four-year-old Steve Jobs paid a visit to a research facility in Silicon Valley known as Xerox parc. He was the co-founder of a small computer start up down the road in Cupertino named Apple Computers.   Xerox Parc was the research and development arm of the Xerox Corporation. It was,…

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