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Apple: You weren’t ‘paying attention’

THE tech giant has apologised profusely for deliberately slowing down iPhones but Apple boss Tim Cook says people simply weren’t paying attention.

Bitcoin bloodbath gets ‘vicious’

Aussie banks are reportedly blocking customers attempting to buy cryptocurrencies like bitcoin,

Bitcoin crashed hard, and there was another impact few saw coming

Emirates mocks desperate customers

Emirates’ new ad campaign lampoons passengers who ask for upgrades.

Everything you’ve heard about getting a flight upgrade is a myth

premium_icon Three little words, four days of retail pain

Ayr local Kristy Wassmuth with daughters Emilee, 5, and Briella, 7, are unhappy Coles in Ayr will be closed over the Easter long weekend. Picture: Zak Simmonds

Regional towns hit by 'blockbuster stuff-up'

Internet savages new Nintendo product

Nintendo has made it possible to own a house.

Nintendo probably didn't expect such a bad reaction

JUST IN: Dredging of port gets underway

AERIAL PHOTOS: Stock Photos of Bundaberg Region Port Bundaberg.

Build-up has hindered vessels in the river

Bank chat reveals shocking home loan advice

A CHAT log has revealed a CBA sales agent offering some truly terrible financial advice to a first homebuyer, delivered with a smiley face.

Noel Whittaker says don't get beached by dream purchase

Be careful if you're thinking about buying a holiday house, warns Noel Whittaker

Noel Whittaker warns about holiday houses

Aussie kids scored $1.1b these holidays

The ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ hands out more than $368 million during the Christmas holidays. Picture: iStock

AUSSIE kids have been raking it in thanks to the “Bank of Mum and Dad”.

How to avoid a debt trap

A stressed couple trying to work out how to manage their bills and household finances.

There are simple ways to ease money pain in 2018

New changes to how Australians bank their cash

Technology will play a key role in changing the way we bank this year.

It’s banking, but not as we know it: the big changes coming in 2018

Fun's over for another year but bill is just coming in

PAY IT OFF: A balance transfer deal is a great opportunity to get on top of your credit card debt.

Aussies racked up $29b in credit card debt over the festive season.

Welfare cheats pocket billions in undeserved payments

Centrelink and Medicare offices at Dalby.

Families were overpaid the most at $1.2 billion in family tax benefits

Solar firm wound up over debt claims

Court orders Wide Bay solar power firm wound up after two companies said they were owed tens of thousands of dollars

Facebook news feed change wipes billions off value

Facebook announced major changes to its newsfeed.

Mr Zuckerberg, who started Facebook in 2004 at age 19, still owns 17%

CES 2018: Best tech gadgets on the planet

Samsung’s new giant 146-inch TV can be used to create a ‘wall-sized’ display. Picture: John Locher/AP

Here’s the best of the world’s largest tech convention

Motorists could face ‘human-controlled car’ tax

A olvo driverless car

There'll be a price to pay in the future, according to company leader

New postcode restrictions for home loans

HOME loan lending with the nation’s largest bank is about to get harder.

Mix of investments will generally perform better

If you are a couple and you have a million dollars invested (that may sound a lot but it is very little if it has to last for the rest of your life and you live 30 years or more), then for a million dollars you only receive $26,000 a year in interest and inflation makes sure you lose another 2-2.5 per cent in buying power.

Just how safe are term deposits and super safe investments?

'Dear tourist': Forget about Byron, Lismore loves you

Crowds at Lismore's Friendship Festival - Piazza in The Park.

"It's obvious they don't appreciate you"

'Something badly wrong' with govt offer to retiring worker

Christoph Schnelle recently had a client who had to choose between a $400,000 lump sum or $37,000 pension for life from their government employer.

Pension choice angers business columnist Christoph Schnelle

Building your prosperity through property

People like investing in something they understand - everyone lives in a property - plus you can see, touch and perhaps even drive past the asset you own.

The three simple investing principles you have to know

How to keep your assets and get the age pension

It's now possible to keep or reduce your assets and get the age pension back.

Our business columnist offers advice for pensioners

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison pictured holding a piece of coal during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, in February.

Honestly, what is up with our politicians' preoccupation with coal?

Amazon to launch $5 a month music service

AMAZON is about to launch their new smart speakers in Australia, which are capable of singing Waltzing Matilda, ordering pizzas and — yes — commenting on sport.

Uber $150 ‘cleaning fee scam’

An Uber driver charged Sydney customer Ebony the maximum $150 cleaning fee for a mystery mess she says she did not make.

Uber customer Ebony has warned of a “cleaning fee scam’

Meet the Gladstone man paid to play video games

THE ENTERTAINER: Video game streamer Matt Gregory with his streaming set-up.

Matt Gregory is a popular online streamer.

CES 2018: The smarter, sharper tech coming your way

Tech firm LG is expected to show off the world's largest 8K OLED television screen at the Consumer Electronics Show this year.

Star Trek doors, folding phone screens and infra-red hair dryers