Business

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Damning note reveals how far CBA sunk

Damning note reveals how far CBA sunk

It’s the simple handwritten note that it has been claimed showed the bank’s top boss knew they were short changing customers. It could cost millions to fix.

Australia’s ‘sneaky’ mobile rip-off

Australia’s ‘sneaky’ mobile rip-off

Samantha Shoaib says she was overcharged $160 thanks to a common tactic used by telcos. Here’s how to stop it happening to you.

Sneaky way terrorists, criminals communicate

Sneaky way terrorists, criminals communicate

Most of us use Apple’s iMessage or WhatsApp the way it's intended but there’s a small group of Aussies using the encrypted apps to make deadly plans.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

What Aussies really think of driverless cars

What Aussies really think of driverless cars

CAR companies are telling us that we need autonomous vehicles but do we really want them on our roads? The results are telling.

How schoolyard rap gained national wrap

How schoolyard rap gained national wrap

A North Queensland high school student rapped her way to national recognition. WATCH THE FILM CLIP HERE

‘Civil war’ behind bitcoin crash

‘Civil war’ behind bitcoin crash

Bitcoin has crashed below $US5000 for the first time in 13 months, and it’s all because of a civil war between two of crypto’s biggest names.

Mon 19 Nov 2018

‘Risky’ way mum made $195k

‘Risky’ way mum made $195k

Natalie Moubarak was convinced she had come up with the perfect business idea. There was just one problem — it was totally illegal.

The simple iPhone trick the internet loves

The simple iPhone trick the internet loves

WE have wasted so much of our lives drafting and redrafting the perfect text message. But soon, friends, the tedium of texting will be a thing of the past.

Bank boss’s weak reason for big bonuses

Bank boss’s weak reason for big bonuses

THE head of one of Australia’s biggest banks copped a grilling at the royal commission today, and there was one thing he struggled to explain.

Sneaky Centrelink cheat Aussies do to make money

Sneaky Centrelink cheat Aussies do to make money

MORE than 70 Australians a day are caught using a sneaky trick to rake in thousands of dollars. Now, an angry pollie says he’s had enough.

Fortnite takes major gaming award

Fortnite takes major gaming award

BATTLE Royale just took out the biggest gaming award of 2018 at the Golden Joysticks and gamers on social media are not impressed.

Funding flows for Burnett water infrastructure

Funding flows for Burnett water infrastructure

Government commits $2million toward a feasibility study that will investigate options to increase water supply and security in the Burnett.

Suburbs struggling with mortgage stress

Suburbs struggling with mortgage stress

CERTAIN households are feeling the pinch more than others thanks to low wages and the threat of higher interest rates, this is why.

BIG READ: Nothing can stop world’s richest man

BIG READ: Nothing can stop world’s richest man

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his increasingly controversial company are heading into uncharted territory — and it looks like nothing can stop him.

In urban SUVs, the front-wheel drive version is all you need

In urban SUVs, the front-wheel drive version is all you need

CHEAPER to buy and service, a front-drive SUV will be thriftier and easier on brakes than an AWD.

Solar power grants for homes and businesses

Solar power grants for homes and businesses

Gladstone householders can go online to apply for interest-free loans and grants

Bold change to world’s favourite car - Toyota Corolla sedan

Bold change to world’s favourite car - Toyota Corolla sedan

TOYOTA details new four-door variant of popular hatch with revamped dimensions to make it sportier than ever.

Sun 18 Nov 2018

MAJOR RECALL: Car doors may unlatch and open while driving

MAJOR RECALL: Car doors may unlatch and open while driving

A product safety recall has been issued affecting a major car brand, after it was discovered a faulty latch could mean doors can swing open while driving.

Elon Musk’s Earth-changing plan

Elon Musk’s Earth-changing plan

The US government has given SpaceX the green light to launch a billion dollar fleet into orbit — and it could make Elon Musk very rich.

Sat 17 Nov 2018

‘Why I gave up my $140k job‘

‘Why I gave up my $140k job‘

SHE had a dream job and a fantastic lifestyle but then Charlie Thompson started experiencing what she calls her “blackouts”.

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