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Apple Pays The Piper
2012-06-08 12:28:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com It looks like the long and twisting saga of the New iPad Down Under is coming to a close as Apple finally agreed to shell out the big bucks in order to appease the powers that be. Agreeing that they may have misled some Australian customers about the iPad´s ability to achieve 4G speeds, Apple now faces a penalty of 2 million Australian dollars, or $1.9 million American. In addition to agreeing to pay out $2 million to settle this case, Apple also...

2012-05-09 23:00:10

Beam Communications Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of World Reach Limited (ASX: WRR), announces it has received a commitment from Telstra to purchase a minimum of USD5.1 M of Iridium®-based satellite docking stations and product bundles over the next 12 months. The initial shipment (valued at USD1.65 M) is expected to be fulfilled by 30 June 2012, the balance being called upon as required over the 12 month period. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 With the release of Iridium...

Apple Fails To Reach Agreement With Australian Commission
2012-04-16 12:37:12

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Locked in a battle with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Apple has failed to reach an agreement with the Australian regulatory commission during mediation. The ACCC took Apple to Federal Court in Melbourne in March for allegedly misleading customers when they launched their new iPad. Apple´s newest iteration of its wildly popular tablet device has 4G capabilities built-in. However, the new iPad only supports the 4G networks...

Apple Agrees To Offer Refunds To iPad Customers In Australia
2012-03-28 12:27:10

Some angry Australians who have purchased Apple´s newest iPad are very upset they cannot take advantage of the touted 4G technology and 4G speeds. Now, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking action and asking Apple to offer refunds to Australian consumers and remove the “4G” branding from their tablets. While Apple will continue to fight to maintain the “4G” branding, they have agreed with the ACCC and will begin to issue refunds...

2012-03-09 13:00:00

Telstra finalizes Definitive Agreements with NBN Co and the Commonwealth for Telstra´s participation in the NBN rollout. (PRWEB) March 10, 2012 Telstra today is pleased to announce it has finalized its Definitive Agreements with NBN Co and the Commonwealth for Telstra´s participation in the roll out of the National Broadband Network. CEO David Thodey said the agreements and associated Government policy commitments were expected to provide Telstra approximately $11 billion in...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'