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A new iPad is seen follownig a presentation at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California October 16, 2014.

From Companies 7:19 pm

#Snapgate: iPad Air 2 Breaks While Undergoing Bend Test

Apple has another PR crisis up its way for its newly launched iPad Air 2 courtesy of a YouTube user named Martin Macht who did a bend test on the device.

From Companies Oct 24

Perth Call Centre Staff Bad In English And Not Philippine And Indian Counterparts, Telstra Boss Says

Telstra chief executive David Thodey said that Perth staff has language problems

Lemons, Smirnoff Vodka And Gordon's Gin Are Displayed At A Tesco Extra Supermarket.

From Companies Oct 24

Tesco Facing Crisis After Chairman Quits Citing Accounting Scandal In The Retail Giant

Retail sector throws up sudden twists as new format stores can upset any well run chain.

Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr checks her make-up backstage in preparation for the Victoria's Secret fashion show in Hollywood, California November 15, 2007.

From Companies Oct 24

Australian Federal Court Fines Reebok $350,000 & Orders Refunds For Shoe Endorsed By Miranda Kerr That Claims Unproven Health Benefits

The 1-minute, 56-second advert by Australian model Miranda Kerr surely sold thousands of EasyTone sneakers for athletic shoe brand Reebok. However, an Australian Federal Court declared on Tuesday that the commercial made false claims that the shoe was better for calves, thighs and buttocks of its user.

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation's head office is pictured in Burnaby, British Columbia August 5, 2014. Tekmira, based in Canada, was one of a few companies to have developed Ebola treatments advanced enough to be tested on people. Shares of Tekmi

From Economy Oct 23

Canadian Ebola Drug: Tekmira Firm Starts Limited Manufacturing of Vaccine, Available By December; Shares Up

Canadian biopharmaceuticals firm Tekmira has started manufacturing in small numbers its TKM-Ebola drug.

Specialist traders work at the post that trades Alibaba Group Holding Ltd during the company's initial public offering (IPO) under the ticker "BABA" at the New York Stock Exchange in New York September 19, 2014.

From Companies Oct 23

Sydney Software Firm Bigcommerce Teams Up With Alibaba To Beat Amazon

Fresh from its New York initial public offering (IPO) that raised a record $25 billion fresh capital, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) has partnered with an Australian software company. Its team up with Bigcommerce is expected to further rival its US competitor Amazon.

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From Economy Oct 23

Electricity Companies Didn’t Pass On Full Benefit Of Carbon Tax Repeal To Aussie Consumers

Prime Minister Tony Abbott may have won votes when as Opposition leader he promised to repeal the carbon tax pushed by then PM Julia Gillard. While he succeeded in repealing the measure after the coalition got the majority in the September 2013 federal election, Aussie voters now appear to get the short end of his electoral promise.

The Apple Logo Is Pictured Inside The Newly Opened Omotesando Apple Store.

From Companies Oct 22

Apple Inc (AAPL) Stock Sees Biggest After-Earnings Move; Share Price To Reach 3-Digit Mark

After releasing a better-than-expected Q4 FY2014 earnings, Apple stock is expected to reach the three-digit territory.

Nicholas Toth works on a breast plate for a diving helmet at his workshop next to the Anticlote River in Tarpon Springs, Florida, April 6, 2014. Toth is among the last to carry on the century-old family skill of hand crafting helmets for sponge divers. He

From Economy Oct 21

RBA’s Kent Warns Aussie Seniors To Prepare For Longer Wait For Retirement Pension

Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Assistant Governor for Economic Forecasts Christopher Kent has supported a federal government initiative to further increase the retirement age in the country that would make the proposed retirement age the highest in the world.

A doctor checks a miner, rescued from a gold mine affected by a landslide

From Companies Oct 21

Medibank IPO Seeks To Raise $4.8B Capital, Biggest Share Launch In Asia For 2014

Medibank Private, the largest health insurer in Australia, is targeting to raise $4.8 billion fresh capital with its initial public offering (IPO).