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Google start ‘real world’ target-based advertising

google bus stopInternet search and online advertising giant Google has decided to enter into the ‘real world’ market with targeted advertising on billboards and bus shelters. The digital displays utilises users’ mobile phone GPS and browsing history to display life-sized adverts that are user specific.

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Posted: Jan 12th, 2013
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Channel 5 announces new gameshow, ‘Skivers Vs Strivers’

a fight to the deathUlrika Jonsson and Vinnie Jones are to front a new Channel 5 reality show Skivers Vs Strivers, which the programme makers say ‘pits disgruntled middle-income worker drones against feckless benefits sponges’.

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Posted: Jan 9th, 2013
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Banker learns everything would be better if he’d never been born

'Bedford Falls. Wallet Gains'Former Investment Banker, Henry F. Potter, was shocked to discover that life for everyone would be much, much better if he had simply never been born.

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Posted: Dec 22nd, 2012
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Police step up hunt for missing debt target

‘She shouldn’t be hard to find because of her size’ said Detective Tom Bowler ‘If any member of the public has information regarding a 6 billion pound debt target please ring either Crimestoppers or, better still, the Treasury.’

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Posted: Dec 6th, 2012
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Dancing in the streets as double dip recession ends

‘With the economy rising 1% in the three months to September, the years of austerity are over’, said chancellor George Osborne to a cheering crowd, from an upstairs window at number 11 Downing Street. ‘Let the celebrations begin!’ Londoners needed no further excuse to go on the kind of spree that the capital hasn’t witnessed since VE Day.

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Posted: Oct 27th, 2012
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