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The one-time tech purchase that will make your life easier

Watching TV shouldn't be such a hassle. Sharon Profis offers a solution to remote control clutter on "You're Doing It All Wrong."

By 25 October 2015


Kanye West is mad as hell about iPad in-app game purchases for kids

Technically Incorrect: He's given little North an iPad. Now she's apparently being pestered to buy things.

By 12 October 2015


​GST collection on online purchases largely 'voluntary'

As the Federal Government looks to introduce GST to online purchases, the Commissioner for Taxation has indicated that overseas companies only collect it on a voluntary basis.

By 16 September 2015


EzyFlix closes, Fetch TV rolls over and a GST on online purchases looms (Girt by CNET podcast 39)

We bid a fond farewell to EzyFlix, the video download service everyone had totally heard of, as well as checking on TPG sending Fetch TV to live on a farm and the 'expanded GST' set to affect online purchases.

By 28 August 2015


Official: Australia set to charge GST on all online purchases from 2017

Netflix, Amazon, Steam and Google Play are all on notice as state and federal treasurers agree to apply GST to all goods and services sold online into Australia.

By 21 August 2015


Nokia's purchase of Alcatel-Lucent gets the green light in Europe

The $16.6 billion deal will see the companies combine their networking and telecoms strengths.

By 24 July 2015


Leaders give go ahead for GST on low-cost online purchases from overseas

Australia's State and Territory leaders have offered "in principle" support to charge GST on online purchases from overseas, meaning goods worth less than AU$1,000 could be hit with a 10 percent tax.

By 24 July 2015


BlackBerry seeks bigger fish with purchase of crisis-alerts firm AtHoc

The acquisition will give BlackBerry access to more corporations and government agencies that use AtHoc's crisis communications software.

By 23 July 2015


Apple Watch can now be reserved for in-store purchase

Customers in the US, UK and elsewhere will no longer be restricted to ordering the watch online.

By 17 June 2015


PayPal to protect purchases of Uber rides, digital music

On July 1, the payment-services company will start offering buyer protections for services, e-books, software downloads, digital music and much more.

By 1 May 2015