Category Archives for "Business"
Enterprising Japanese tech company, Nagumatikku, was demonstrating its latest innovation at the AI Expo in Japan. The pocket-size device whose name, Jitaku de chīsana on’na, roughly translates as “Little woman at home” has been developed for travelling businessmen who feel lonely staying in hotels and who do not want the services of a geisha. The […]Tell me more...!
In a crackdown against fake news, fake buns and false everything else, Facebook is introducing compulsory ‘Reaction proof’. Before a user can select Like, Heart or one of the other Reaction emoticons, they will have to prove their intent is genuine. A Facebook spokesperson explained: “Facebook has been accused of promoting false messages and fake […]Tell me more...!
The government is set to introduce legislation to force “lazy vegetarian restaurant owners” to open until at least 11PM six days a week. The move comes after numerous complaints by vegetarians that they can’t find anywhere to eat after 4PM. Lucas Silbertson, 28, from Hull said: “It’s bad enough living in Hull but we can’t […]Tell me more...!
In a joint statement put out by the World’s five biggest oil companies, they have agreed to release “energy from water” patents that they have held for over 50 years. The patents describe how water can be converted to energy and used to “fuel” every kind of engine from cars to planes, and from boats […]Tell me more...!
Raw materials for the manufacture of toilet paper are in short supply. The UK gets them from Europe. There’s normally no problem because the EU is full of it but Brexit fears are adding loo roll to the list of things we need to sit down and think hard about. A spokesman for the Association […]Tell me more...!
People are queuing up to get into Wetherspoon pubs after chairman and Brexiteer Tim Martin released a statement saying he never tells his staff to be nice to customers. Instead of the cheery “What can I get for you?” English pubs are renowned for, Wetherspoon staff are treating customers with the disdain they deserve. As […]Tell me more...!
Confessed shopaholic, Wendy Wilson, 57 and divorced, has bought every item in the Argos catalogue. “I just can’t help it,” she said. “Everything looks so new and shiny and desirable, I know I simply must have it.” To date she has bought over 20,000 items. As new items are added and old ones removed, her […]Tell me more...!