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Tea Break

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

Jun 19 2019

Facebook loses 400,000 hits a month

The site had 8.9 million visitors in December 2007, but this has fallen to 8.5 million in January 2008. Maybe, it just isn’t as fashionable any more, but mostly users report that they are sick of spam emails or requests from complete strangers on log in.

Jun 17 2019

Wireless technology makes nightclubs silent

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A new trend is taking over the nightclub scene in Europe - Instead of massive 1000 watt speakers, nightclubs are pumping the music directly into party-goers ears over an FM radio broadcast from the DJ box.

The idea is going to be experimented in the United States on Saturday February 23rd 2008 in Boston - Silent Dance Experiment.

Jun 15 2019

Nintendo Brain Train scientist doesn’t want his $10 million in royalties!

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Entitled to over $10 million in royalties from the Brain training game alone, the self confessed work-a-holic Ryuta Kawashima prefers spending time on his research and development than earning mega bucks.

Jun 14 2019

Virus programmer prosecuted for copyright

Sounds strange, but it was the only way the Japanese authorities could successfully prosecute the 24 year old student from Japan.

Jun 13 2019

Wii doubles Nintendo’s profit

Recent sales figures released show that the Wii console boosted Nintendo’s profit by nearly 200% from the previous year - Sales rose 84.7 per cent from a year ago to 1.316 trillion yen ($US12.35 billion) from $US7.12 billion.

Jun 10 2019

Signal from Everest, Olympic torch shines bright

China Mobile, China’s largest mobile phone service provider have successfully transmitted from Mount Everest, making it possible for climbers to make calls from the summit.

Jun 09 2019

Text thumb, first case reported

A New Zealand student, who sent up to 100 text messages a day on her mobile phone, has been diagnosed with the country’s first known case of text-messager’s thumb.