Morrisons continues to grow

Morrisons are still on an upward keel, which has surprised many. It seems that they've been winning people over again, thanks to their home deliveries and takeaway sandwiches, of all things. Morrisons achieve their second consecutive quarter of underlying growth, which is good news as the previous four saw consecutive declines. This morning, they were…

BT to invest £6 billion in broadband

Seeing as Virgin Media have announced their making big investments in superfast broadband, BT don't want to be outdone, and have said that they've got plans to invest £6 billion over the next three years for faster broadband and mobile services. They're saying that they're going to give ultrafast broadband to 12 million premises by…

Wonga to offer credit card

Looks like Wonga are going into the credit card business, as it moves away from payday loans. Of course, this week, Wonga announced that they'd been hammered with losses, so they're going to have to act sharply if they want to stay in business, seeing as new regulations are running payday loan companies into the…

Netflix are playing mindgames with everyone

Remember when Facebook confessed to toying with our feelings? Well, Netflix have been at it as well, mucking around with their movie streaming service while doing all manner of psychological experiments on us while we scratch our behinds. Netflix engineers Gopal Krishnan, Steve Urban, Rangarajan Sreenivasan and Vineet Kannan, have been doing their tests on…

Airbag recall reaches 69 MILLION

We've written about the Takata airbag recall a lot, and the story just won't go away. Remarkably, Takata are recalling another 35-40 million airbag inflators, which takes the total recall to 69 million! This mainly affects the car industry in the US, but we've heard that before right? It is thought that this mess is…

KFC nail varnish anyone?

Ever wondered if Colonel Sanders had glorious, pretty nails? Well wonder no more, as KFC have launched a nail varnish! Over in Hong Kong, you can buy a pair of KFC fried chicken-flavoured nail varnishes! Yes, that's right - they taste like you've been eating chicken grease, which means you'll never be able to take…

Cyber attack hits millions of Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo accounts

According to a security expert, tens of millions of usernames and passwords have been hacked, concerning email accounts with Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo, with the details traded online. The report says that data from somewhere in the region of 97 million accounts have been swiped. So says Alex Holden, founder and chief information security officer…

New Day paper to close on Friday

It feels like it was only yesterday that we all saw the release of a new daily newspaper in the form of New Day - and as quickly as it arrived, it has gone, as it is set to close on Friday. Actually, it has been around for 9 weeks, and the paper's publisher -…

Asda guilty of confusing customers, say ASA

According to the Advertising Standards Authority, Asda have been guilty of confusing their customers. Specifically, the supermarket were misleading on a promotion on Choco Squares cereal. Now, Asda have been ordered to make sure that promotions in the future don't mislead consumers on the savings they could make. This news follows Asda's pledge to stop…

Apple Music to get a big reboot!

It looks like there's going to be some changes with Apple Music, and we're all going to get to see what they are in June at the Worldwide Developers Conference. Imagine Woodstock, only with more Farah slacks and more disgusting toilets. Apple, as usual, are going to throw loads of money at a marketing campaign,…

EU won't budge on plain cigarette packets

The European Union isn't going to budge on their decision to have cigarettes sold in plain packaging, after tobacco firms failed in their bid to block the new laws. The highest court in Europe upheld the law that is going to 'standardise' cigarette packaging, as well as banning the advertising of e-cigarettes. If they want…

Wonga's losses increase

Wonga don't have the best reputation at the moment, being hit with new regulations by the City regulator (along with the rest of the payday loan world), and are the notable sponsor of relegation-threatened Newcastle United. Last year, Wonga saw their losses double, thanks to a huge drop in revenues and now, according to reports,…

Massive PlayStation sale is go!

If you've been working on your bum-groove on the sofa, and getting too familiar with your PlayStation, you may be looking to buy some new games for your console. Whether you have a PS Vita, PS4, or have hung onto your PS3, there's a massive PSN sale which you can get stuck into, and yes,…

McDonald's serve garlic fries

McDonald's are doing what they do best, and that is to offer a new and exciting grease product to hardly anyone. Honestly, have you ever known a chain to purposefully withhold products (still waiting for a McRib here) and only put specials on in specific areas. Maddening. Anyway, if you're in the Bay Area of…

Barclays bring back the 100% mortgage

Barclays have gone and brought back the 100% mortgage - the first time any of the big lenders has done this in a long, long time. Of course, the bank is looking at the market of first-time buyers who are struggling to get on the property ladder with other mortgage products. Anyone looking at this…