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Thu 18 Jul 2019

Big W reveals first stores to close

Big W reveals first stores to close

The discount department store favourite has announced the first batch of stores to close next year and all three are in the same city.

South32 annual coking coal output up 69%

South32 annual coking coal output up 69%

South32 Ltd's annual coking coal output has risen 69 per cent.

Big energy users paid for reducing demand

Big energy users paid for reducing demand

Big energy users look set to be rewarded for reducing their power usage in times of peak demand, in a proposal from the market's rule maker.

Russians now own all your old photos

Russians now own all your old photos

It’s the viral app that allows users a glimpse into their future. But a closer look at the technology has some users second guessing.

Lendlease signs historic development deal

Lendlease signs historic development deal

AUSTRALIA'S Lendlease has teamed up with Google to develop three sites in the San Francisco Bay area under a deal worth $20 billion.

This could be our cheapest electric car

This could be our cheapest electric car

One of the biggest factors holding back electric cars in Australia is the price, but this SUV could be about to change all that.

Big change to Instagram in Australia

Big change to Instagram in Australia

In a move that could freak out every influencer in Australia, Instagram will hide how many likes a post gets from today.

How did this 19-year-old truckie become his own boss?

How did this 19-year-old truckie become his own boss?

WHILE his mates were out partying and doing things that teenagers did, Wayne Gough was hard at work.

Netflix Q2 subs drop after price hikes

Netflix Q2 subs drop after price hikes

FOR the first time in eight years, Netflix has lost subscribers in the US.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Elders shares soar as they resume trading

Elders shares soar as they resume trading

Elders shares have resumed trading up 14% following its announcement the agribusiness would buy wholesale buying group Australian Independent Rural Retailers.

Aussie Breville acquires US startup ChefSteps

Aussie Breville acquires US startup ChefSteps

Australian kitchen appliance maker Breville says it has acquired US food and tech company ChefSteps.

Tested: Audi’s new BMW 3 Series rival

Tested: Audi’s new BMW 3 Series rival

The German maker has given its mid-size luxury car an extensive makeover as it looks to gain ground on more popular rivals, but one thing lets it down.

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Morrison's stimulus payment deflects US cuts

Morrison's stimulus payment deflects US cuts

The Australian dollar stayed firm as markets priced in aggressive cuts in US interest rates, mainly thanks to ScoMo's Rudd-like stimulus package.

Mazda proves petrol engines aren’t dead

Mazda proves petrol engines aren’t dead

The Japanese brand has left behind in developing fuel-efficient hybrid and electric cars. But Mazda has just shown off all-new tech that will be a game-changer.

Albo weighs in on Perth 'meth zombie' tiff

Albo weighs in on Perth 'meth zombie' tiff

WA opposition leader Liza Harvey's blaming of "meth zombies" for Perth's moribund retail sector talks down the WA capital, Labor leader Anthony Albanese says.

Everything you need to know about tax time

Everything you need to know about tax time

FROM calculating how much extra cash you’ll get back, to how to invest your refund, here is everything you need to know to easily navigate tax time.

Vodafone to give some refunds, spared millions in fines

Vodafone to give some refunds, spared millions in fines

Vodafone has agreed to refund customers hit by charges from shady digital content operators but, unlike Optus and Telstra, wasn't fined $10 million over it.

PM warned Aust construction may collapse

PM warned Aust construction may collapse

A leading building certification company has warned insurance issues in the construction industry could destroy the sector if they aren't dealt with.

Mon 15 Jul 2019

MALWARE: ‘Agent Smith’ infects millions of Aussie phones

MALWARE: ‘Agent Smith’ infects millions of Aussie phones

AUSSIE Android users may have downloaded a malware dubbed ‘Agent Smith’ which is spreading at an alarming rate.

Cladding fires: Industry demands states be pulled into line

Cladding fires: Industry demands states be pulled into line

INDUSTRY groups are calling on the Commonwealth to pull the states and territories into line over their response to combustible cladding on high rise buildings.

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