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Year 2038: The day we run out of time

Computer systems that use time for critical computations may encounter fatal errors if the Y2038 ...  
Government greed is ruining our economy

Neoliberalism and poor government management over the years have been detrimental to a flourishing ...  
Banking corruption continues despite parliamentary inquiries

Little has been done to stop white-collar crime in the banking sector despite a number of inqui ...  
Bayer ends U.S. sale of glyphosate herbicides

Bayer announced that it will halt the sale of glyphosate-based herbicides to consumers in the U.S. ...  
EXCLUSIVE: Equifax jumps ship after Grubisa starts distressing Uncle Sam

Facing turbulent waters at home, self-endorsed property maven Dominique Grubisa casts her net ...  
Coalition's NBN bungle may have cost the country billions

The Coalition could have saved the country billions if it had stuck to Labor's original NBN ...  
NBN Co wants to hike up broadband prices for Australians

NBN Co is attempting to use its monopoly to increase prices, writes Paul Budde.   
'Smart regional towns': Game-changers for rural Australia

Developments in telecommunications and technology are key to creating more liveable regional ...  
The shortage of goods during COVID-19 recalls the 'tea panic' of 1942

The recent and alarming reaction of sections of the public to a perceived threat of commodity ...  
Seeing past and beyond ‘population versus consumption’

A peaceful compromise between environmentalists and populationists would be a step towards a ...  
Dark side of Bumble Bizz: Predatory multi-level marketing

Once lauded for its women first approach to online networking, Bumble Bizz has become a breeding ...  
Netflix, Foxtel and spinning the pay-TV piracy issue

Online piracy has gone down because of competition in the pay-TV sector and is not due to the ...  
Is it legal for Clive Palmer to text us?

Steven Lopez explains how the annoying text messages people have been receiving from Clive Palmer ...  
The benefits of pill testing

While the debate continues over whether or not pill testing at music festivals should be allowed ...  
The attack of the pokies

Matthew Coscia provides an insider's view on the deceptive ways of the gaming industry.  
Coles lets environmental nightmare out of the (plastic) bag

Coles' now free reusable bags could lead to even more plastic going to landfill and entering the ...  
Is podcasting the new Gutenberg Revolution?

Podcasting is becoming an increasingly popular information source, writes Louis O'Neill  
It's time to say goodbye to low wage growth

Since the Government is reluctant to do anything about the problem of low wage growth, Philip Soos ...  

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