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Tea Break

Have a break… have a Kit Kat… A light hearted break from work.

Nov 11 2018

Cheapest Wii

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It seems that finding a cheap Wii before Christmas is getting a harder and harder task as the big day looms, some on Ebay reaching the dizzy heights of £270, but fear not:

A massive on-line retailer has produced a whole wad more of them from ’somewhere’ and for the lowly price of £180 delivered.

UPDATE: Since writing this article, a little over 10 minutes ago, Amazon seem to have had a change of heart and upped the price from £180 to £257!!

Nov 10 2018

Fastest EVER Aston Martin

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These are the first pictures of the 600bhp Aston Martin V12 Vantage RS concept – the company’s fastest ever car. The Aston Martin Vantage RS is based on the baby V8 Vantage but gets a tuned V12 engine from the DBS – with power upped from 510bhp to 600bhp.

This means the fastest accelerating Aston Martin ever rockets from 0-62mph (100kph) in four seconds and can cover 0-100mph in 8.5 seconds.

Nov 09 2018

Employee sold 8.4 million user records

William Gary Sullivan, a database administrator pleaded guilty to stealing 8.4 million consumer records from a credit checking firm in Florida. A court heard he earned £280,000 ($580,000) by selling the data to direct marketing companies.

Legal documents show that William Gary Sullivan was employed as a senior database administrator at a consumer reporting agency called Certegy, which provides a service to help retailers decide whether or not to accept cheques as payment for goods and services.

Nov 06 2018

Cloned Monkey

Scientists have cloned monkey embryos for the first time, bringing human cloning a step closer. They created dozens of embryos from a 10-year-old rhesus macaque monkey and planted them into surrogate primates.

Nov 06 2018

The web is TOO big say users

A recent poll has found that 75 percent of users think the web is becoming too vast to be useful.

Nov 05 2018

iPhones sell at 4 a second

After some self-confessed “nerds” queued in the cold for up to 36 hours to be at the head of the line. They were snapped up at a rate of 4.2 per second at the height of the frenzy at 1,300 outlets.

Nov 04 2018

Supermarket chain uses fingerprint ID for payment

The future of grocery shopping has changed in the Palatinate region of Germany. The Edeka supermarket chain offered in one of its Rülzheim stores fingerprint identification as method of payment. Customers can have their fingerprint put on file and begin using the system as an alternative to cash or card. Customers then place their finger on the scanner to complete a purchase.