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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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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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'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

By 2 September 2014

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Government's anti-piracy measures divide industry

Choice and iiNet say the paper won't address the problem, Foxtel calls it a "positive step" -- the Government's anti-piracy discussion paper has already divided the industry.

By 31 July 2014

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Microsoft at the House committee inquiry into IT pricing: live

Microsoft is the last today to face the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications inquiry into IT pricing.

By 22 March 2013

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Adobe at the House committee inquiry into IT pricing: live

Adobe has taken its seat at the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications inquiry into IT pricing.

By 22 March 2013