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Apple and Google could be in crosshairs of tax avoidance inquiry

Major corporations such as Apple and Google could soon have their accounts put under the microscope as the Senate targets multinational companies for tax avoidance.

By 3 October 2014

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The IT pricing inquiry one year on: Aussies still paying more

It's been 12 months since the parliamentary inquiry into the so-called 'Australia Tax' delivered its findings -- but has anything changed?

By 29 July 2014

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Web giants demand more transparency on spy inquiries

In an open letter, some of the biggest names in tech, along with leading advocacy groups, ask Congress to expedite the right to be transparent about government surveillance of users.

By 1 October 2013

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Senate panel launches inquiry in Bitcoin, other virtual currencies

Following suit with other government bodies, the Committee on Homeland Security asks financial regulators and law enforcement agencies to report on "threats and risks related to virtual currency."

By 14 August 2013

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IT pricing inquiry verdict: Australia is consistently ripped off

The IT pricing inquiry has found that "the price differences for IT products cannot be explained by the cost of doing business in Australia" and recommends the removal of geo-blocking restrictions.

By 29 July 2013

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Samsung eyes settlement in EU antitrust inquiry -- report

If the company can strike a deal with regulators, it won't be subject to fines. Fighting the regulators and losing could see Samsung get hit with up to $17.3 billion in fines.

By 25 June 2013

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AFP using site blocking laws to target malware

The AFP has revealed it used a section of the Telecommunications Act, traditionally used to block child pornography websites, to target the spread of malware.

By 22 October 2014

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Google may face antitrust inquiry over display ads -- again

An investigation by the Federal Trade Commission is in the "preliminary stages," according to Bloomberg. Sources say it might not turn into a bigger probe.

By 24 May 2013

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Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By 7 October 2014

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'Twin Peaks' returning? Show creators hint online

The owls may not be what they seem, but cryptic tweets could mean fans will get another dose of weird tales from David Lynch and Mark Frost.

By 4 October 2014