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Domino’s to win David vs. Goliath battle?

IT WAS always going to be a high-stakes game. Precision Tracking, the Sydney tech start-up embroiled in an intellectual property dispute with Domino’s over its new app, may be about to give up the battle after a court slapped it with an onerous financial order. The tiny company has less …

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Domino’s set to win David vs. Goliath battle

IT WAS always going to be a high-stakes game. Precision Tracking, the Sydney tech start-up embroiled in a trademark dispute with Domino’s over its new app, looks set to give up the battle after a court slapped it with an onerous financial order. The tiny company has less than three …

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Aussie making waves in China

Video Image Tencent has built a profitable video game business by dominating China, the world’s largest online games market. Now, it is looking to export some of its Chinese games to the U.S. and other overseas markets. Jessica Wilson of Stashd has announced a partnership with Chinese company Tencent. ON …

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‘I turned $40 into a $200m empire’

Jamie Beaton and Sharndré Kushor’s company Crimson is worth $205 million. WHILE other Gen Ys are still finding their feet, these Kiwi whiz kids are running a global company worth more than $205 million. Jamie Beaton, 21 and Sharndré Kushor, 22, have just closed a $39.5 million capital raising for …

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Facebook lied about WhatsApp deal

Facebook bought WhatsApp for $30 billion in 2014. THE European Commission has charged Facebook Inc with providing misleading information during its takeover of the online messaging service WhatsApp, opening the company to a possible fine of one per cent of its turnover. However, the statement of objections sent to Facebook …

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Yahoo unveils bizarre new name

Marissa Meyer will resign from the Yahoo board after its sale to Verizon. YAHOO will adopt a new corporate identity and cut the size of its board in half if the proposed $6.5 billion ($US4.8 billion) sale of its digital services to Verizon Communications goes through. The company plans to …

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Say ‘hello’ to the anti-smartphone

The Light Phone: $200 for peace of mind? IT DOESN’T text. You can’t check your email. And no, it definitely doesn’t have Super Mario Run. The Light Phone is just that, a phone. Designed to rejuvenate those “aha” moments, the Light phone frees up your daily burden of buzzes, rings …

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Jobs that’ll make you rich in 2017

Video Image The future is looking up, at least when it comes to average starting salaries. Robert Half senior executive director Paul McDonald joins Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero with salary projections for fields including tech, law, and accounting, in 2017. Photo: iStock SO hot right now: Demand for IT …

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Alibaba revenue surges to $10b

An Alibaba employee demonstrates on how to use ‘UP’, an augmented reality service platform, for shopping at the Alibaba booth during CES 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 5, 2017. Picture: Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP CHINESE e-commerce giant Alibaba said Tuesday its revenues leapt 54 per cent year-on-year …

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Stuff-up blacks out 60k homes

Fed up … owner of the Royal Copenhagen Cafe in Hahndorf, Richard Del Col has been a victim of all four power outages and says he is at ‘wit’s end’. Picture: Naomi Jellicoe SOUTH Australia’s power distributor has made an embarrassing apology after it admitted a bungle cut electricity to …

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