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Last person to understand iTunes dies

apparently you have to think differentPatrick Wilbert, believed to be the last person on the world who understand how iTunes works, passed away yesterday, aged 39, after a stress-related illness. Wilbert had dedicated the last 14 years of his life working out how to get music on and off his iPod via iTunes. He was successful with nearly every version of the app, and there is evidence that he was even able to use iTunes with the Windows operating system.

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Posted: Mar 16th, 2015
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Marketing exec fired for Halloween ‘lack of imagination’

Don Price is the ex-Marketing Manager of The Norwich Broom Store today having lost his job for failing to cash in on the Halloween bonanza. While every other shop in town had managed to find a Halloween angle to boost sales, Price could not come up with anything.

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Posted: Oct 31st, 2014
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Labour’s plan to put a family GP ‘in every home’

Ed Miliband has announced a bold and far-reaching plan to put a fully qualified family GP in every home. What’s more, the embedded GP will be expected to pay rent to sleep on the sofa or indeed ‘anywhere suitable between 17 and 22 degrees’, which would be a much-needed source of extra income for struggling families.

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Posted: Oct 4th, 2014
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Adobe to launch new ‘F*ck Off’ option

‘Users chose the ‘Fuck Off’ button over the standard range in 99% of tests,’ said a blogger for the annoying computer software giant. ‘We trialled various options, including ‘Fuck Right Off’, ‘NO! JUST-FUCK-OFFFFF!’ and the more polite ‘Off You Fuck’, but the straightforward ‘Fuck Off’ button was a sure and steady performer.’

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Posted: Aug 15th, 2014
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Driverless cars allowed on UK roads, once they have turned 17

Driverless cars won’t be allowed on Britain’s roads until they have passed their test, said a spokesman for the Department of Transport. And in the latest setback to the rapid introduction of the high-tech vehicles, it was revealed that the cars would not be allowed to apply for their test until they are at least 17-years-old and covered in acne. This could delay their introduction until 2031.

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Posted: Aug 5th, 2014
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