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REVIEW: iOS 8 - iPhone 6 versus iPhone 6 Plus

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iOS 8 makes quite a few concessions for iPhone 6 Plus owners in acknowledgement that Apple's giant smartphone will feel more like a tablet to some people.

Microsoft unveils Windows 10

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US software giant gives early preview of new operating system following Windows 8 misfire.

'Made in Australia': The high-tech track to manufacturing success

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We are counting down to our last Ford Falcons and Holden Commodores but amid the gloom Perth-based Flying Machine can't wait to get started.

DataRoom AM: Lorna Jane jogs on

Lorna Jane pulls the plug on auction proceedings, while Glencore and Rio Tinto may look to merge their NSW coal operations.

Apple's Irish tax deals seen to breach rules: EU

Preliminary ruling lays out EU's rationale for full-scale investigation.

Salmon IPO to be priced at discount

Salmon producer Huon is likely to price its shares below bigger rival Tassal, as fund managers worry about planned spending.

Hope springs eternal for GE's Sydney software hub

October will be crunch time for multinational firm GE as its American parent decides whether to provide millions of dollars in funding for a software hub in Sydney.

Five things you need to know about Facebook's latest ad-targeting program

Facebook has unveiled a revamped version of Atlas, the ad platform it acquired from Microsoft last year, which will incorporate data from Facebook users to place ads. What does that mean for those on the network?

Corporate tax avoidance reports are avoiding the real facts

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Claims that a large chunk of Australia's top companies are avoiding tax are completely baseless, and many of them aren't even Australian.

Snowy Hydro eyes Delta Coastal

Power utility on the lookout for further deals after paying $605m for Lumo Energy.

Aurizon concerned as Qld limits revenue

Queensland competition authority limits rail freight company Aurizon Network's revenue to $4.02b.

Full steam ahead for ingogo

Mobile payments start-up ingogo secures more than $9 million in funding and attracts several high-profile investors including one with links to Alibaba.

Microsoft set to unleash brand new version of Windows

The software giant is gearing up to provide the first sneak peek at the next version of Windows but making it a success won't be easy.

Adam Watson named Transurban CFO

Toll road operator appoints former Melbourne Airport CFO and ex-Lend Lease exec to key roles.

Powercor taps USPP market

Powercor Australia, 49% owned by Spark Infrastructure, announces US$300m bond placement.

The start-up giving Telstra's HealthEngine a run for its money

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Just two years ago Benjamin Hurst was living in New York taking creative writing classes. Now he's CEO of a medical start-up that's scoring big wins in Australia.

Pimco takes hit on Gross exit

Analysts say fund outflows could top $100bn in the wake of Bill Gross' departure.

News Corp to buy Move for $1.1bn

Acquisition of online property site will boost media group's presence in US real estate.

Lloyds dismisses eight staff over rate rigging

Bank says no action against staff who left voluntarily, claws back $US4.9 million in bonuses.

UBS offers fresh clues on forex settlement

Document says no certainty on resolution, monetary terms.

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