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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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Detest Uber's surge pricing? Some drivers don't like it either

The practice of tripling, quadrupling and quintupling ride fares in times of high demand may face limits from New York City officials. Many drivers might be OK with that.

By August 23, 2015

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Bill Maher on Airbnb: Who actually wants strangers in their house?

Technically Incorrect: The comedian takes to his HBO show to excoriate the sharing economy as nothing more than the desperate economy, where Americans are merely trying to adapt to increasing inequality.

By August 23, 2015

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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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Tim Cook to governments: Lay off our privacy

Technically Incorrect: Apple's CEO says he doesn't believe that people should sacrifice their privacy on the altar of governments' definition of global security.

By February 28, 2015

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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 December 14, 2014

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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