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Up to 8700 'misled' Optus customers in line for compensation

ANOTHER internet provider has been caught charging customers for NBN download speeds they can’t possibly receive.

‘The bottom line’: Moment of truth for bitcoin

Everyone's favourite way of paying for crime faces a big moment

$1.1 billion industry needs to change

Picaluna has been described as “Uber for funerals”. Picture: Supplied

Greg Inglis wants to change "cookie-cutter" funeral industry

Gladstone Port exploring renewable energy options

GPC chief executive officer Peter O'Sullivan is proud to announce the company's foray into renewable energy.

Admin office will soon have 70 solar panels.

REVEALED: Why 2018 will be the year for mining

back to pit for loading overburden, hauling activity on open pit

New report reveals positive five year forecast

Verdict in on sensory shopping for children on the spectrum

Gympie Target Store Manager Jo Medley at the Sensory Shopping experience on Sunday.

Sensory Shopping experience makes things easier for autistic kids

The motherload of computer game-changers set to come on line

POWERFUL TECHNOLOGY: The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is the brain of your computer.

Opinion: Bruce Kerr talks eighth generation desktop CPUs.

IN TOO DEEP: Our $1.7 trillion bender could end in disaster

We’ve gone to town on low interest rates, but mortgage holders could be in trouble if rates rise. Picture: Josie Hayden

The world is shouting at us: You’re in over your head with debt

Wagners pay lovely gesture to long-term employees at float

JOHN Stark has dedicated nearly a quarter of a century to the Wagners – so it was only fair he could share in yesterday’s ASX float fun.

Kleenmaid fraud trial to start in July

Andrew Eric Young spoke to the court via phone link on Friday. (FILE PHOTO).

Massive trial will not resume this year

Historic day for Wagners: Share price spikes after float

Wagners celebrate.

Family flies out of Toowoomba ahead of company's ASX float

Multimillion spat: Terminal smokes contractor at appeal

After a multimillion dollar payout order, Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal's appeal has been allowed.

Coal terminal decided not to stomach $4.1 million payout order.

Mum's 'nightmare' after CommBank grants son $15,000 loan

CommBank has cancelled the loan and made a “goodwill payment”. Picture: Hollie Adams/The Australian

Commonwealth Bank grants son $15,000 loan at the ‘click of a button’

Mine boss was on $300,000 a year, now he's in prison

Former Anglo American mining executive Glenn Tonkin.

He hoodwinked them for millions - but lost it all

Instead of watching the traffic, how about a movie?

AUSTRALIANS spend plenty of time in our cars but in the very near future, that’s going to be a much more exciting and enjoyable prospect.

iPhone hack could save your child's life

This iPhone hack is great. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

This hack really is essential for every kid to know.

How to become a gaming millionaire

The League of Legends World Championships is like the World Cup for computer gamers. Picture: AFP

Gamer brags about having a jacuzzi airlifted into his penthouse suite

Great, zany ideas: Aussie youth share 5000 of them

Fancy a tissue box that never runs out - using recycled shredded paper?

The groombot promised to use nano technology to clean your teeth

The balance of time

OUT of all the challenges in business, finding a good work/life balance still seems to remain as one of the greatest of all.

New postcode restrictions for home loans

The Commbank has announced a range of changes to make it tougher for borrowers.

Home loan customers will be forced to come up with fatter deposits

Preparing your business for Rally fever

RALLY REVENUE: Opportunity is knocking for local businesses as rally time nears.

Kennards Hire Rally takes over the Coffs Coast from November 16-19

Number crunching business improvement

Financial rationale made Coffs Harbour Council 'fit for the future.'

Creative estate judgement

Do you have a legal question for solicitor Manny Wood?

Legal Hypothetical with solicitor Manny Wood

'Something badly wrong' with govt offer to retiring worker

Christoph Schnelle recently had a client who had to choose between a $400,000 lump sum or $37,000 pension for life from their government employer.

Pension choice angers business columnist Christoph Schnelle

Using secret audio recordings as evidence

The Greek Goddess of Justice, known as Themis.

What grounds are there to use recordings in courts

Real lightsabers are closer than you think

THE blazing swords of Star Wars seem like a scientific impossibility. But when you ask actual scientists about building a real one, the answer is surprising.

What the first ever text message said

Phone technology has changed enormously since the first text message was sent 25 years ago

IT has been 25 years since the first text message was ever sent

Smart condom rates your skills in bed

New “smart” condom reveals the truth on your skills between the sheets

It provides all the statistics men need to assess sexual prowess

The talking bot that vacuums and mops your floors

Ecovacs Rototics' Deebot Ozmo 930.

My only complaint is I still have to get all the things off the floor