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Mother’s horror as man sells iPad to buy kidney

iNcontinenceThe mother of a Chinese man has spoken of her horror after finding out that her son, identified only as ‘Big Zheng’, had arranged the sale of one of his iPads to fund the purchase of a kidney in a shady internet transaction.

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Posted: Jun 4th, 2011
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Rupert Murdoch launches subscription-only dreams app, The Nightly

Dream+ system will pause everything if you need to get up for a wee‘Premier league’ dreams include running through treacle as you try to flee from a sinister, all-powerful media presence

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Posted: Feb 6th, 2011
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Rise of ebooks threatening children’s traditional Google skills

Google 'doomed'Academics are worried that the surge in popularity of ebook readers could lead to a catastrophic loss of children’s basic Google search skills.

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Posted: Dec 12th, 2010
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Digital evangelist to burn pile of Amazon Kindles

New controversy has erupted in the United States, where a digital evangelist has announced that he will defy world opinion by burning a huge pile of Amazon Kindles.

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Posted: Sep 10th, 2010
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The ‘iTop’ is killer application for Chinese iPad assembly line workers

Think different. Get arrested.They could be checking their tech stocks, downloading the latest world cup stats or just scanning the Guardian Online for coverage of their grim working conditions, but there’s no doubt that Chinese workers are going literally crazy for the new iPad.

Many are spending 16 hours a day on Apple’s latest empowering gadget. The iPad assembly line is the latest cool hang out for the Chinese tech warriors. A fully stamped punch card is the new ‘must have’ accessory for these new digitally empowered benefactors of Apple’s new democratising technology revolution.

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Posted: Jun 22nd, 2010
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