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price+gouging

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Adobe cuts prices in Australia following price-gouging probe

The company has slashed the cost of its Creative Cloud subscription in Australia to match the price charged in the United States.

By 13 February 2013

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Apple, Adobe, Microsoft subpoenaed to explain price gouging

Apple, Adobe and Microsoft have finally been held accountable for their reticence in the IT pricing inquiry, with the three companies summonsed to explain their pricing before a public hearing.

By 11 February 2013

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Price gouging inquiry drags its heels

A plan to subpoena recalcitrant global IT companies in the parliamentary IT pricing inquiry seems to have slowed right down.

By 12 December 2012

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Australian price gouging: is it what we think it is?

The Australia tax. We imagine it as some vast, groaning behemoth, barely able to move under the weight of its own corpulent avarice.

12 Images By 3 July 2012

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Beware Chevy Volt price gouging

Reports surface of dealers planning to charge large premiums in addition to GM's $41,000 price tag.

By 6 August 2010

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That $119 'Frozen' playset sells for $250 on Amazon. Let it go?

The art of retail arbitrage -- buying products from brick-and mortar stores and selling them online for a higher price -- is alive and well.

By 15 December 2014

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How the 'most hated person in SF' learned tech's limits (Q&A)

Brian Mayer, creator of controversial service ReservationHop, learned what it's like to have a tech creation reviled by the masses. Now, he intends to make things right.

By 15 July 2014

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GoCatch adds "taxi demand" to app, still touts incentive tipping

The GoCatch app now rates the demand for taxis, but the company still recommends the "discriminatory" practice of offering tips for pick up.

By 31 March 2014

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Super Monster Bros is the worst mobile game cash-grab we've seen

The mobile game is raking in the dollars, not because its content is good, but because every second tap brings up a purchase pop-up — most of them $99.

By 26 April 2013

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Apple, Adobe, Microsoft try to justify higher prices in Australia

Appearing before an Australian committee, executives from the three companies struggle to explain why Australian consumers are socked with higher prices for digital content.

By 23 March 2013