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Dodo owner M2 Group makes a bid for iiNet ownership

M2 Group, the parent company of Dodo and iPrimus, has made a multi-billion dollar offer to acquire iiNet just one month after TPG announced its intentions to buy out the ISP.

By 27 April 2015


Dodo warned after breaking telco code on usage alerts

​Dodo has been called out by the Australian Media and Communications Authority for failing to properly notify its customers about broadband data usage.

By 18 June 2014


Smart coffee makers are still way too dumb

Here's why the promise of smart coffee brewing hasn't arrived yet and won't anytime soon.

By 15 November 2015


Controversy after scientist finds rare bird -- and kills it

Technically Incorrect: A US scientist finds a male mustached kingfisher in the Solomon Islands. He kills it so that he can study it. Not everyone is impressed.

By 12 October 2015


TPG to keep iiNet's call centre staff, but other roles are under review

iiNet has spent less than a month under new owners TPG, but there are signs of change beyond the nixing of Fetch TV. As high profile execs depart, TPG says call centre staff will stay but other roles are under review.

By 23 September 2015


iiNet stops playing Fetch TV in TPG's house

iiNet is getting its house into order under new owners TPG, quietly pulling hardware and content service Fetch TV from its website.

By 26 August 2015


TPG wins over iiNet as shareholders vote in favour of buyout

TPG has won the support of iiNet shareholders in its bid to buy the company, meaning the service provider just has to clear regulatory approval before becoming Australia's second-largest ISP.

By 27 July 2015


Australians face AU$3 billion 'price premium' for Telstra services

A new Vodafone-commissioned report has found Australians are paying a "substantial price premium" for Telstra's services, amounting to $20 per month for fixed-line services and $9 per month for mobile.

By 15 June 2015


ACCC warns of higher prices and less service under TPG-iiNet deal

The Australian competition watchdog has warned that TPG's proposed acquisition of rival ISP iiNet could lead to higher prices, less competition and a sliding standard of customer service.

By 11 June 2015


iiNet supports TPG takeover after revised offer

TPG has upped the ante in its bid to acquire iiNet, outdoing rival ISP M2 Group and securing iiNet's support for an August takeover -- but iiNet says it will still be "business as usual".

By 6 May 2015