Monthly Archives: September 2008

Having failed to buy Yahoo, Microsoft buys itself instead

I guess they need to do something with all the spare money they have, so they’re buying their own shares. BBC NEWS | Business | Microsoft unveils $40bn buy-back

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In times of recession: eat chocolate

That’s the conclusion I draw from the news today that Thorntons has revealed annual profits have risen nearly 20% to £8.5m. Although the Thorntons PR spin is “There’s room for pleasure and a little bit of indulgence in everyone’s life”, … Continue reading

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Summer was officially crap

As if we didn’t already know it. “This August has been the dullest in the UK since records began – with just 105.5 hours of sunshine, against an average for the month of 165 hours.” BBC NEWS | Magazine | … Continue reading

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