Category: Business

Adani: No foreign workers under 457 visa for Carmichael mines

Melbourne, 6 December: Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszuk has said she had an “ironclad” guarantee from Gautam Adani that there will be no foreign workers brought under the 457 visas for the $ 16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine project. Though there is no written agreement on it. The Queensland Premier announced this after a meeting with […]

December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Adani Mine rail, a train wreck of an idea, says Greenpeace

Courtesy: South Asia Times Sydney, 6 December 2016 – The Turnbull government using taxpayer money for the Carmichael coal rail line is a train wreck of an idea, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific. The Courier-Mail reported the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility has given conditional approval for up to $1bn in taxpayer funding for the North Galilee Basin […]

December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Telstra hosts global launch of Pixel, phone by Google

Smartphone fans descended on Telstra stores across the nation today as Australia became the first country in the world to launch the brand new Pixel and Pixel XL.   Andrew Volard, Director of Devices said Telstra’s exclusive telco partnership with Google in Australia meant Telstra customers were the first in the world to get hands […]

October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Telstra launches iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus with great value offers

16 September 2016 – The brand new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus went on sale at Telstra stores across the country on Friday with more than one hundred stores opening early at 8.00am to provide customers access to the popular new phones, says a Telstra media release. Vicki Brady, Group Managing Director, Telstra Consumer, […]

September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments More

PayPal reaches deal with MasterCard for store payments

By Shelly Palmer quoting Reuters MasterCard Inc said on Tuesday it had expanded its deal with payment processor PayPal Holdings Inc, which would allow customers to use PayPal’s payment services in stores. PayPal’s partnership follows a similar deal with MasterCard’s larger rival Visa Inc in July as the company looks to expand its payments network. […]

September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments More

PayPal reaches deal with Mastercards for store payments

By Shelly Palmer quoting Reuters MasterCard Inc said on Tuesday it had expanded its deal with payment processor PayPal Holdings Inc, which would allow customers to use PayPal’s payment services in stores. PayPal’s partnership follows a similar deal with MasterCard’s larger rival Visa Inc in July as the company looks to expand its payments network. […]

September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Telstra to make Int. calls cheaper; to launch Gateway Max 2 next month

By IST NEWSDESK Telstra unveiled plans to launch next month Telstra Gateway Max 2, a premium device with advanced technology to support all connection types through VDSL, ADSL FIBRE and NBN. This was revealed by Stuart Bird, Telstra Executive Director for Fixed Products and Services at a Multicultural Media conference on 22 August, 2016. “Video now […]

August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Samsung to buy Joyent Inc.– to expand in cloud computing

Close on the heels of Microsoft purchasing Linkedin, comes the news that Samsung Electronics Co. will acquire Joyent Inc. to expand in cloud computing as the world’s largest smartphone maker looks beyond hardware for revenue growth, reports Jungah Lee. The deal will help Samsung build its cloud infrastructure, the Galaxy maker said in a statement […]

June 18, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Turnbull rules out public funding for Adani’s Carmichael mine

By Neeraj Nanda Melbourne, : Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has in an off-the-cuff remark said he will not waste taxpayer money on the Adani-owned Carmichael coal mine in Queensland. The PM was answering to a question from Australian Youth Climate Coalition’s Nemo in Brisbane. The proposed mine covers 28,000 hectares and has been under flak […]

June 4, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Even Windows 10 is unable to check PC sales decline

By Shelly Palmer Worldwide PC shipments totaled 71.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015 (4Q15), a year-on-year decline of -10.6%, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC ) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker . Although total shipments were in line with already conservative expectations, the news nonetheless ended 2015 as the first year below […]

January 16, 2016 | 0 Comments More