Australian watchdog to examine competition between Apple and Google…

Sept 8 (Reuters) – Australia’s competition regulator on Tuesday said it would look into the use of and sharing of data by apps and the extent of competition between Apple Inc’s and Google’s app stores. It will also look at whether more pricing transparency is needed in Australia’s mobile apps market. Australian Competition and Consumer […]

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Stimulus check: Where is your AGI on your taxes, and what do you need it for?

id= »article-body » class= »row » section= »article-body »> How much stimulus money you may be eligible to receive will depend on this line in your taxes. James Martin/CNET The US Senate will return from summer recess next week, with plans to continue negotiations over another coronavirus stimulus package, and potentially a second stimulus check for qualifying Americans. Both Democrats and Republicans […]

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Fears 186,000 Australian driver's licences are in the hands of hackers

A massive government data breach means more than 186,000 Australian driver’s licences could now be in the hands of foreign hackers. The New South Wales government’s customer service agency revealed on Monday that 3.8million documents, amounting to 738GB of private data, was stolen earlier this year.  Service NSW said 47 staff email accounts were compromised […]

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Consumers have just hours left to get their hands on £100 from Halifax

Consumers after money for switching bank accounts have until midnight tonight to take advantage of one of the most generous offers around, after Halifax said it would end its £100 switch offer a week early. The bank’s three-figure welcome bonus was launched at the start of August and originally supposed to end on 14 September. […]

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T-Mobile G1: CNET reviews the first-ever Android phone

id= »cnetReview » section= »rvwBody » data-component= »indepthReview »> Editor’s note, Sept. 21, 2018:  I remember the meeting well. Over a dozen of us crammed into a conference room. Someone feverishly scratched a dry-erase marker on a corporate-size whiteboard as we puzzled over what Google’s new « phone » would be and how the hell we were going to cover it. Would it […]

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Samsung wins $6.6 billion Verizon contract for 5G network

Samsung Electronics Co. will develop 5G network infrastructure for Verizon Communications under a $6.65 billion deal announced Monday. The contract runs through 2025, according to a Samsung corporate filing. Samsung and Verizon have worked together before. In 2018, for example, Samsung technology was behind a 5G home service that Verizon offered to some customers in […]

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Continuity and reforms: Japan PM hopeful Suga's key policies

By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and two other candidates officially started their campaigns on Tuesday to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as the leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), and as premier. Abe late last month announced he was resigning because of poor health, […]

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Fears 186,000 Australian driver's licences are in the hands of hackers

A massive government data breach means more than 186,000 Australian driver’s licences could now be in the hands of foreign hackers. The New South Wales government’s customer service agency revealed on Monday that 3.8million documents, amounting to 738GB of private data, was stolen earlier this year.  Service NSW said 47 staff email accounts were compromised […]

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