Bitcoin ATM launches in Sydney

Digital dollars start to flow in CBD Westfield.

16 Apr 2014 | The first Bitcoin ATM has launched in Sydney allowing consumers to deposit and withdraw the bitcoin crypto-currency with "convenience".


First Health Star Ratings hit the shelves

Local company Monster Health Food Co rolls out new food labelling scheme

16 Apr 2014 | The move by Monster is a welcome step forward for the Health Star Rating Scheme.


Consumers ditch car insurance

Research from Roy Morgan shows women are more likely to compare, switch and ditch their car insurance.

16 Apr 2014 | More Australians compare car insurance before they renew their car insurance policies.

Heartbleed bug brings internet to its knees

Heartbleed bug an internet 'catastrophe'

Security flaw puts the sensitive information of millions of users at risk and forces system changes on major global websites.

16 Apr 2014 | The Heartbleed bug isn’t a problem with PCs or software, but with the internet itself, so antivirus software on your PC won’t fix it.


Refund rights for cancelled Rolling Stones concerts

If a concert is cancelled or postponed, consumers are entitled to a refund.

15 Apr 2014 | The postponing of The Rolling Stones Australian concerts has left consumers in the lurch. CHOICE looks at your rights when it comes to getting a refund.

Commonwealth Banks systems outage

Commonwealth Bank suffers outage

Customers left in the lurch as bank's electronic systems crash.

15 Apr 2014 | Commonwealth Bank suffers outage, leaving customers frustrated.

Doctor examining young child

Male weight loss good for baby

Ground-breaking pregnancy study focuses on father's role.

15 Apr 2014 | Study finds that male weight loss before conception improves prenatal development.

The ACCC admits to privacy breaches.

ACCC admits to privacy breach

Personal data of newsletter subscribers made accessible online.

15 Apr 2014 | The ACCC admits to privacy breaches from several of its websites that exposed email addresses of subscribers to its newsletters.


Woolworths breaches ACCC fuel undertaking

ACCC takes action after Woolworths breaks promise on not offering high fuel discounts.

14 Apr 2014 | Court finds that Woolworths breached fuel shopper docket undertaking, but later offers by Coles and Woolworths did not.


Google kicks off cloud storage price war

Google Drive and Mediafire have thrown down the gauntlet to Dropbox and competitors by slashing prices and dramatically boosting storage limits.

14 Apr 2014 | Google has jumped into a cloud storage price war by slashing the cost of its online services.

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