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Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to part-time PC World assistant

breakthrough discovery of 'degree of competence' could change life as we know itA sixteen-year-old part-time assistant at PC World is the surprise winner of this year’s Nobel Prize for Physics. Joe Ward from Northampton was awarded the prize in recognition, say the Nobel Committee, ‘of his outstanding contribution to physics and computer science by correctly advising Mrs Ethel Knight, 62, of Northampton, on how to attach a mouse to a computer USB port’.

Mr Ward, who works at his local PC World at weekends, said he was ‘gob smacked’ on receiving the letter informing him of his success. ‘It was awesome,’ he told journalists. ‘I knew I’d done something pretty cool, but I didn’t think I had a chance of a Nobel Prize. But, looking back, I suppose it was pretty groundbreaking for a PC World guy to give out correct technical information.’

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Posted: Dec 19th, 2009
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Microsoft admits Windows Updates principally created to annoy

Microft claiming Windows 8 'will be, like, sooo much better'Software updates are ‘pranks’ largely generated by bored or frustrated programmers

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Posted: Dec 2nd, 2009
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Windows 7 to be supplied ‘pre-infected’

as real as it gets..The latest version of the world’s most popular operating system will see desktop functions cut back slightly, with only two available backgrounds, the famed ‘blue screen of death’ and the classic Microsoft ’404 not found’.

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Posted: Jun 16th, 2009
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Bill Gates stuns the world with ‘Cardigan 2007’

‘This cardigan marks a new era in smart-casual attire.’

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Posted: Apr 9th, 2007
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