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iPhone 6 prices

From Companies 8:35 am

Telstra, Vodafone, Optus & Apple Web Sites Crash Due To High Demand For iPhone 6

The Web sites of Australian carriers Telstra, Vodafone and Optus, and Cupertino-based Apple crashed because of the huge volume of demand for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Malaysian Airlines Jet

From Companies 8:17 am

Malaysia Airlines Flight MF 370: Indonesian Police Chief Claims He Knows What Happened To Missing Jet

Six months after Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 370 mysteriously disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board, the head of the Indonesian Police Force claimed he knew what happened to the missing Boeing 777 jet but did not provide any further details.

The Apple Logo Is Pictured Inside The Newly Opened Omotesando Apple Store At A Shopping District In Tokyo

From Companies Sep 15

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock EPS Raised to $7.67 Per Share; Apple Pay Could Be Promising in Australia

Apple's new products has impressed Goldman Sachs analysts who raised their price target of Apple stock and earnings forecasts. Apple Pay may be promising in Australia.

Satellite

From Companies Sep 15

Optus Successfully Launches Optus 10 Satellite That Will Improve TV, Internet, Phone & Data Transmission In Australia

Optus Australian subscribers could expect better TV, Internet, phone and data transmission with the successful launch of the carrier's Optus 10 satellite on Friday morning. The Ariane 5 rocket launched the satellite from the European space centre at Kourou, French Guiana.

Entrepreneur Mike Cannon-Brookes, co-founder of software firm Atlassian

From Companies Sep 15

7 Reasons Why Atlassian Topped BRW’s Best Place To Work In Australia 2014 List

BRW named on Friday a software firm about to launch a HipChat app for Apple watch as the best placed to work in Australia. The award is based on feedback from over 28,000 workers polled by BRW and a culture audit.

Raw fish

From Society Sep 13

Canadian Feminists Angry At Japanese Naked Sushi Dining Experience As Sexist, Discriminatory

An online petition is collecting signatures to shutter the Naked Sushi catering company in British Columbia, Canada, because of its flagship service in which diners eat sushi that is piled on top of a naked female model's body. Feminist groups in Canada denounced the Japanese firm for treating women's body as just as object and only emphasises the sexual role of women in society.

Telstra

From Companies Sep 12

Telstra 4G Coverage To Reach 90% Of Australia By End Of January 2016

Telstra said on Thursday that as part of its expansion, the carrier's 4G coverage would be accessible to 90 per cent of Australians. The telco would also widen its 700MHz commercial trials to include selected zones in Sydney, Adelaide, Darwin, Bundaberg, Yamaba and Sarina when the 700Mhz offering is switched on next week.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to reporters during a meeting in Brasilia July 16, 2014

From Politics & Policy Sep 12

Ukraine Crisis: New EU Sanctions vs Russia Goes Into Effect Friday

Russia has pulled out its troops from Ukraine, NATO said there still remained 1,000 troops on the ground.

A worker sprays pink color on a nipple of an unfinished breast for an inflatable sex doll at Ningbo Yamei plastic toy factory, on the outskirts of Fenghua, Zhejiang province, February 13, 2012.

From Companies Sep 12

Sexbots Could Replace Realistic Love Dolls By 2025

The rage now among men who love to live their sexual fantasies but probably couldn't find a female sex partner willing to do what they want is to buy a realistic love doll. Priced at a minimum of $2,000, the doll manufactured by a Japanese firm, Oriental Industry, may find competition within a decade from sex robots.

Mobile phone

From Companies Sep 11

AT&T Tops Corporate Spenders With $20B In 2013 For New Plant & Equipment In The US

Telco giant AT&T spent $20.6 billion in 2013 for a new plant and equipment in the US, topping the non-financial companies in the United States for capital spending. It was the third consecutive year that AT&T topped the list, according to the Progressive Policy Institute study.