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Aust dollar back above US80c

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The Australian dollar recovers some ground after briefly dipping below US80c.

ASIC demands more data access

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Regulator calls on govt to expand data retention scheme amid focus on white-collar crime.

Microsoft shows off Windows 10

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Tech giant offers more details on update to flagship software, launch date unclear.

Levy to compete with NBN: Turnbull

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Telcos keen to compete with NBN Co will need to pay a levy to help build rural network: report.

YouTube stars to pay income tax: report

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ATO ruling means YouTube celebrities taxed as 'performing artists' in Australia.

NBN Co wary of TPG competition

NBN Co looks to fend off rivals by connecting 6000 city apartments with its fibre network this year.

Abbott announces cabinet reshuffle

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New cabinet roles for Dutton, Andrews, Morrison; Abbott says new look team will 'reset and refocus' govt for coming year.

Telstra inks $390m NBN deal

Telstra signs $390m contract to plan, design support services for the NBN, for up to 4 years.

Vocus to buy Amcom in telco tie-up

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Deal values Perth-based Amco Telecommunications at $635 million, combines geographic reach.

Westpac sees improving economy

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Chairman says lender well placed to deliver further "sound returns".

Qube announces $NZ80m ISO takeover

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Stevedoring group to buy NZ company, operator of Australian ports.

Credit card surcharges face axe

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Final Murray report tipped to call for a ban on exorbitant credit card surcharges.

Uber tagged with $US41bn valuation

Latest funding round for fast-growing firm delivers staggering valuation.

Leighton secures $150m to expand Sundrop

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Developer to build huge solar powered glasshouse.

TPG flags earnings lift

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Shares in internet service provider rise as it tips strong increase in underlying earnings.

Oroton fears earnings wobble

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Retailer says its first-half earnings could fall as it scales back discounting.

Online spending hits record $16bn

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Online retail sales rise 11.9% in year to October, with lower Aust dollar buoying local sales.

AussieCommerce buys NZ’s Dailydo

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Online retailer expands its New Zealand presence ahead of planned IPO.

NBN on track for 40% of premises by 2016

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Government says 40 per cent will have NBN by the 2016 election.

China’s slowdown hits price of iron ore

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Sluggish demand, falling commodity prices reduce government tax revenue and affect currency values.

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