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Here's how to find out how much data Apple has about you

Thursday  04:20,   18 october 2018

The company claims it doesn't keep much about its users, and now you can check for... >>>

MP floats supermarket royal commission

Thursday  04:11,   18 october 2018

Nationals MP Llew O'Brien says evidence is mounting that a royal commission is needed into the supermarket giants' impact on farmers after row over a milk levy. Nationals MPs Llew O'Brien has become the latest in his party to slam the supermarket... >>>

Facebook’s political ad system still allows anonymous advertising

Thursday  03:55,   18 october 2018

In May, Facebook began requiring political ads in the US to disclose who paid for them and those purchasing political ads to verify their... >>>

Twitter will soon indicate when a reported tweet was taken down

Thursday  03:45,   18 october 2018

As well as proactively hide tweets you... >>>

Australia's South32 first-quarter coking coal production triples

Thursday  02:45,   18 october 2018

Australian miner South32 said first-quarter coking coal output more than tripled from the same year-ago period, helped by robust production at its Appin and Dendrobium collieries. Production of coking coal, also known as metallurgical coal, at the... >>>

Telco complaints finally tailing off

Thursday  02:31,   18 october 2018

Phone and internet users made almost 168,000 complaints to the industry's ombudsman in a single year, but there are signs providers have heard the... >>>

Premier Andrews promises 1000 new public housing units

Thursday  02:31,   18 october 2018

The Premier says 1000 new homes will shelter domestic violence victims and get people off the... >>>

Future of Max Brenner stores in doubt after liquidators appointed

Thursday  02:31,   18 october 2018

The future of the remaining stores in the Max Brenner cafe chain is in doubt after the Israeli owners terminated the Australian licensing... >>>

Are rewards cards really worth it?

Thursday  02:07,   18 october 2018

Brace yourselves for a battle for loyalty – and of course, your money – between the big supermarkets. Ten million Aussies carry around a Woolworths everyday rewards card, and many others will also have a Coles FlyBuys card. Aldi has always done... >>>

Australia's agriculture minister called Coles 'lazy' over its 10 cent drought levy on milk

Thursday  01:10,   18 october 2018

Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has called Coles "lazy or at best slippery" over its 10 cent per litre drought levy on milk, arguing the move is little more than a media stunt and "farce". Last month, within hours of Woolworths... >>>

Reject Shop shares lose 40pc as tough trading slice profit

Thursday  00:45,   18 october 2018

Investors savaged the retail chain after it missed its profit promise blaming a lack of money in shopper's... >>>

Optus facing a $10 million penalty for misleading customers

Thursday  00:30,   18 october 2018

Optus directly billed customers for ringtones and subscriptions that potentially misled more than 240,000 people. Since April 2014, Optus’ billing arrangements resulted in some customers being slugged with charges for content they did not want, such >>>

Why Australia's wages are stuck in a rut

Wednesday  22:20,   17 october 2018

Australia's wage growth has been stuck at historic lows at or below the rising cost of living, and the RBA has some theories... >>>

The early signs are looking good for Australia's next retail sales report

Wednesday  20:46,   17 october 2018

Australian retail sales boomed in the June quarter. However, in July and August, that strength has not been... >>>

Facebook accused of lying about video stats error for over a year

Wednesday  20:22,   17 october 2018

Facebook is guilty of lying to advertisers, according to a new lawsuit. Back in 2016, online marketing agency Crowd Siren sued the social network for inflating its metrics -- now it claims Facebook knew as early as 2015 that it was over-reporting... >>>