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Adelaide Crows acquire eSports team in an Australian first
AFL club’s acquisition of the eSports team forges new links between traditional and online sports AFL club Adelaide Crows has dipped its toes into the world of competitive video gaming, acquiring a professional eSports team, Legacy, in the first deal of its kind in Australia. Legacy, who are (...)
[The Guardian]

Neil Robertson says video game addiction damaged snooker career
2010 World Champion was obsessed with Fifa and World of Warcraft‘The years I had the 100 centuries, I should probably had around 120’ Australia’s former world snooker champion Neil Robertson says an addiction to video games across his career has harmed both his professional and personal life. The (...)
[The Guardian]

Amazon expands in Australia and plans huge warehouse
Retail giant is looking for site in Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne to become its first fulfilment centre in the country The retail giant Amazon is expanding its operations in Australia, announcing plans to build the first of several large warehouses on the east coast to allow for faster local (...)
[The Guardian]

'Exciting times'? Changes in technology can boost inequality, authors say
Jim Chalmers and Mike Quigley team up to write a book on the disruptive effects of automation and what Australia should do The Labor MP Jim Chalmers was at a town hall meeting in Eagleby, Queensland this week when an older couple approached him. Continue (...)
[The Guardian]

Henrietta Augusta Dugdale: Australian suffragist honoured by Google
Pioneering feminist founded country’s first female suffragist society and called for equal rights for women Henrietta Augusta Dugdale, a founder of the first female suffragist society in Australia, has been honoured by Google with a doodle on the search engine’s homepage. On 13 April 1869, (...)
[The Guardian]

Court action against Apple shows companies 'can't flout consumer rights'
Following ‘error 53’ case, Choice says businesses cannot turn customers away just because they’ve had a third-party repairs Court action against Apple for allegedly misleading iPhone and iPad owners serves as a “timely reminder” to companies that consumer rights are inviolable, Australian consumer (...)
[The Guardian]

Apple taken to court for 'refusing to fix devices'
The iPhone maker is accused in Australia of refusing to fix devices previously serviced by others.
[BBC]

Apple taken to court for 'refusing to fix devices'
The iPhone maker is accused in Australia of refusing to fix devices previously serviced by others.
[BBC News]

Anti-Uber activist banned from harassing drivers
A man who carried out citizen's arrests on Uber drivers in Australia has been permanently banned from making similar arrests.
[BBC]

Anti-Uber activist banned from harassing drivers
A man who carried out citizen's arrests on Uber drivers in Australia has been permanently banned from making similar arrests.
[BBC News]

'Uber vigilante' who terrorised drivers banned from citizen's arrests, court rules
Supreme court says Russell Howarth used intimidating tactics and had financial motive for damaging Uber’s business An Australian man who performed citizen’s arrests on Uber drivers and was associated with a rival ride-sharing service “terrorised” drivers, a court has found, and has been permanently (...)
[The Guardian]

Apple wins Australia ruling to retain Apple Pay dominance
Banks are not allowed to collectively negotiate for their own apps to compete with Apple Pay.
[BBC News]

Apple wins Australia ruling to retain Apple Pay dominance
Banks are not allowed to collectively negotiate for their own apps to compete with Apple Pay.
[BBC]

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