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ACCAN: consumers gouged by SMS prices

Peak body ACCAN has found that consumers are being ripped off on SMS pricing and has called the ACCC to take action.

By February 23, 2014

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Want Angry Birds Star Wars on PS4 or Xbox One? Prepare to get gouged

Activision is charging AU$52.95 for Angry Birds Star Wars on the PlayStation 4 — and AU$69.95 on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

By November 25, 2013

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Green Man Gaming gives Aussie 'gouging' discount

Sick of so-called "price gouging" on video games? So is Green Man, and it's putting its money where its mouth is.

By January 17, 2013

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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 February 12, 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 February 10, 2013

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iPhone 6 delay in China triggers black market sales

With the new iPhones not yet available in China, individuals are scooping them up through other sources and then reselling them at high prices, says Bloomberg.

By September 19, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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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 December 11, 2012

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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 July 14, 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 March 30, 2014