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On sale now: First laptops certified to ‘Respect Your Freedom’

Gluglug X60 Laptop now certified to Respect Your Freedom
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF) certification to Gluglug X60 laptops. The RYF certification mark means that the product meets the FSF’s standards in regard to users’ freedom, control over the product, and privacy. This is the first laptop to receive RYF [...]

RWE npower announces sale of subsidiaries to Utility Warehouse owner, Telecom Plus Plc, for £218m

On 19 November, RWE npower and Telecom Plus agreed the sale of RWE npower Limited’s subsidiary companies, Electricity Plus and Gas Plus, to Telecom Plus Plc, the owner of the Utility Warehouse brand. The transaction is subject to both the approval of Telecom Plus shareholders and the OFT; Completion is expected in late December or [...]

GSK reaches agreement to divest Lucozade and Ribena for £1.35 billion

Issued: Monday 9 September 2013, London UK – LSE Announcement
GlaxoSmithKline (LSE:GSK) today announced it has reached agreement to sell its nutritional drinks brands Lucozade and Ribena to Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd (SBF), the Japanese consumer goods company, for £1.35 billion in cash.  It is expected that the transaction will be completed by the end [...]

Google publishes video to show how it feels to wear Google Glasses

See more about this on the BBC web site.

Lynx offers chance to go to space

Unilever, the makers of LYNX Deodorant, have published a video on YouTube in which Buzz Aldrin calls for applications to the LYNX Space Academy which offers top recruits the opportunity to blast into sub-orbit.
In the video Buzz says:
Good afternoon everyone. I’m Buzz Aldrin. 44 years ago I made a brave decision to journey into space [...]

Tricked - The Story of Two Fatt Guitars

This is the story about how some creative folk saw an idea floating about in the 1990’s and grabbed it for the benefit of all.
One of the most ingenious examples of a company capitalising on a meme is the story of how the 1990’s dance music classic “Two Fatt Guitars” came to be. I remember the story because I [...]

A brief glance at the meme industry

To the average user of Facebook or Twitter, memes are those jokey images or videos that get shared across social media like wildfire. But, memes are more than that.
First, a little bit of ideology
To loosely quote Wikipedia:
The word meme was coined by the British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins in The Selfish Gene (1976) as a concept for explaining the [...]

O2 launches On & On with unlimited tariffs for UK Small Business

O2, the commercial brand of Telefónica UK Limited, today announced the launch of On & On, its new unlimited tariff created to deliver British small businesses with practical help and value in their day-to-day communications costs.

On & On will be open to existing and new O2 small business customers and lets customers use their phone [...]

Lovebytes festival of art, science and technology. Sheffield 22nd - 24th March 2012

Festival : Lovebytes Digital Spring. Festival of Art, Science and Technology
Date: Thursday 22nd-Saturday 24th March 2012
Venue: Across the city of Sheffield
Event Website: www.lovebytes.org.uk
This inspiring programme of events includes interactive art, music, performances, films, talks, workshops and educational projects for all ages. The events are open to everyone and many are free of charge.
I have visited [...]

Tango Milk Chocolate Easter Egg on the UK shelves this Easter

It looks like Britvic Soft Drinks, one of the two leading branded soft drinks businesses in the UK, has made quite an innovative move this Easter.
Who can resist their new Tango Milk Chocolate Easter Egg?

Where can I buy one?
When is Easter 2012?

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