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Microsoft wants in again on social media

Social media is playing such a big part in our Internet usage these days,  with 15 million of our 24 million population here in Australia recorded to be on social media networking sites such as Facebook as of March 2016 (ABS Statistics). Given the incredible interest on the …

Legislation paves way for surcharge crackdown

When it comes to purchasing tickets online or a coffee at the favorite spot in town with the credit or debit card, we’ve been hard pressed to find a way of getting out of being charged for the transaction fees that the vendor is charged to make our …

Uber a no go for NT

The battle for more market share in Australia for service provider Uber has reached the end for now in the Territory, with news this week that the government does not have any interest for legislative changes to allow it to operate legally. Decisions on the companies fate in …

Android users unite in the fight against Cancer

A decade or two ago, we would have never entertained the idea that our mobile phones would be more capable than some computers….let alone find themselves in a situation where they have a story to tell about a member of their family or close friends suffering from cancer. With the …

Aussie startup eases the mobile bill shocks

There is nothing worse than the fear of opening the mobile phone bill to find the efforts of excess consumption embedded within the final figure of the monthly Invoice….most of us can admit to being in that situation as well. The increase in smartphone use in the country …