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ACCC pledges better NBN deals and mobile competition

Australia's consumer watchdog has announced intentions to improve pricing and competition in the ...  
Video-on-demand services decline due to economic downturn

The high cost of living is taking a toll on the way we consume home video streaming services.  
The stats are in — Australians love their mobile phones

A report from Australia's leading media authority reveals how mobile phones have dominated tele ...  
Optus customer site was on cybersecurity blacklist

Following one of Australia's biggest cyber hacks, a shocking revelation of Optus' lax attitude to ...  
Data retention law reform needed to combat serious crime

Unnecessary data retention measures are an incitement for unlawful access and Australia needs to ...  
Services Australia: The department of inhuman services

The government's human services department is in desperate need of reform after struggling to ...  
eSIMs are going to be a mobile gamechanger

New mobile technology allowing increased connectivity among phones is about to revolutionise the ...  
The Commonwealth Bank's illusion of ethics

Despite claims of being an ethical bank, the CBA has a trail of malpractice victims that paints a ...  
Capitalism, the Fourth Great Humility, will consume us all

Unless humanity starts making urgent changes, neoliberalism will have disastrous consequences on ...  
Key defence technology trends that will change the world

From brain-computer interfaces to programmable materials, these are the trends that are going to ...  
Selling a house without using an estate agent: It's more than possible

We rarely use travel agents to book holidays, given easy access to online information, thus saving ...  
Users in control as streaming giants dominate TV market

As traditional broadcast TV fades into obscurity, digital services offer plenty of reasons for ...  
Uber files reveal company's malpractice

Leaked documents have revealed illegal operations and ethically questionable practices of the ...  
Forget inflation — the problem is falling real wages

Wage stagnation is a bigger problem in keeping up with the cost of living than rising inflation ...  
Mobile telco industry in need of review

With Telstra's business model dominating the telecommunications market, it's time for the ACCC to ...  
Labor Government needs to step up and fix our NBN

It's now up to the new Labor Government to deliver a better and more affordable service.  
Telstra partners with Fetch in bid to improve streaming potential

Telstra is hoping to improve its presence in the video streaming market with a stake in Fetch ...  
FLASHBACK 2021: Medicare cuts prove the Coalition is bad for our health

Labor has attacked the Coalition's Medicare cuts after Anne Ruston tried defending past comments ...  
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