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Branson's Virgin Oceanic Sub to explore ocean's depths

Branson's Virgin Oceanic Sub to explore ocean's depths

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A new project, called Virgin Oceanic, headed up by entrepreneur and adventurer Richard Branson aims to explore new areas of the deep ocean using an 18-foot submersible. Made from carbon fibre and titanium the Virgin Oceanic Sub has an operating depth... >>

April Fools' Day pranks that came true

April Fools' Day pranks that came true

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April fools' Day is celebrated all over the world on 1 April, when people mark the occassion with pratical jokes and general silliness. These kind of pranks are particularly popular in the the tech world with Pocket-lint even pulling a few of its own... >>

Branson's iPad Project hits the App Store

Branson's iPad Project hits the App Store

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Richard Branson's attempt at capitalising on the massive popularity of the iPad, and its potential to re-invent the magazine genre, kicks off with the launch of the Virgin produced Project into the App Store. Available for free, the app provides links... >>

Google gives free Wi-Fi in the sky for Christmas

Google gives free Wi-Fi in the sky for Christmas

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The Google Chrome browser team has announced that free Wi-Fi will be available in the clouds (the real ones, not the metaphoric one where all of our data is stored) as a result of a deal with three US airlines. Anyone travelling on American domestic flights... >>

Virgin Galactic succeeds in first solo test flight

Virgin Galactic succeeds in first solo test flight

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High above the Mojave Desert in California, Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, dubbed the VSS Enterprise, has successfully been glided to Earth, by a pilot, for the very first time. The spaceship, which is soon to start taking passengers out of the Earth's... >>

Virgin teams up with Ubisoft for online assault

Virgin teams up with Ubisoft for online assault

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Virgin Gaming, which was announced onto the world back at E3 2010 by Sir Richard Branson, has revealed its first big tie-up - with French games giant Ubisoft. Virgin Gaming is now an online gaming community rather than a publisher, like it was in the... >>

Virgin magazine "Maverick" heading to iPad

Virgin magazine "Maverick" heading to iPad

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Virgin plans to expand its empire into the consumer magazine industry with the launch of a new tech, film and design magazine called Maverick. The publication is set to be led by Richard Branson's daughter, 28-year-old Holly Branson, who will have former... >>

Branson to get Virgin back into gaming

Branson to get Virgin back into gaming

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MCV is reporting that the most famous goatee in the world, the one belonging to Virgin supremo Richard Branson, will be making an appearance at E3 next month. The man attached to the goatee will also be there obviously, as the beard doesn't like venturing... >>

Virgin offers 30 minutes of free tech support

Virgin offers 30 minutes of free tech support

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Richard Branson's team of tech supporters, Virgin Digital Help, has offered 30 minutes of free tech help to anyone who wants it and doesn't have a handy relative who they can call up and ask instead. While we're sure that our readers need no help whatsoever... >>

Virgin Media announces V HD box

Virgin Media announces V HD box

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Virgin Media has announced that it's going to be launching a set-top box that's capable of accessing the six new HD channels that the broadcaster has announced this year. The V HD Box will be available without extra subscription fees. Instead, you'll... >>