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Amazon’s Kindle puts the boot into iPad over daylight glare, price

Most people thought the all-conquering iPad would blow Amazon’s Kindle book reader out of the water but Amazon is fighting back with this ad which attacks the iPad over daylight ‘glare’ and price. And it makes a good enough point, ...

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Mad Man Gene Case, the man behind LBJ’s ‘nuclear’ ad, dies at 72

Back in 1964, the height of the Mad Men era, there were a few other things on people’s minds, like a possible, even likely, nuclear war with Russia. John Kennedy’s successor Lyndon Johnson was fighting the arch-right Republican candidate Barry ...

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Why does Vodafone always seem to find marketing so damn difficult?

It’s not as though the company isn’t successful, it’s valued at a hardly insignificant £84bn and it’s just offloaded a four per cent investment in China Mobile for a hunky £4bn. But boss Vittorio Colao has clearly fallen out with ...

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Margaret Thatcher steals the show at Saatchi 40th birthday party

She may be 84 and struggling with dementia but former prime minister Margaret Thatcher stole the show at the joint Saatch & Saatchi/M&C Saatchi 40th birthday celebrations at Charles Saatchi’s Kings Road, Chelsea, art gallery. No sign of Charlie though. ...

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Posh and Becks heat it up for Intimately Yours fragrance launch

Yes here they are, snogging and groping in a lift for the launch of yet another celebrity fragrance Intimately Yours by David and Victoria Beckham (I wonder how much of an argument there was over whose name came first). If ...

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Morrisons to take on Tesco and Sainsburys with convenience stores

Heady times at Morrisons under new chief executive officer Dalton Philips. Not only has the chain produced an excellent set of figures but it’s planning to take on the big boys by launching a chain of convenience stores and maybe ...

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