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No more TV license in S'pore; RecordTV lawsuit ruling moot?

Every household in Singapore probably did a little jolly jig on Friday when the government announced radio and TV license will be abolished, finally.During his budget speech, Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam explained that license fees were "losing their relevance" with increasing media convergence where anyone can now receive broadcast content over the Internet and mobile devices, and TV ownership is no longer limited to middle- and higher-income groups.

February 20, 2011 by

Macquarie Group scolded over telco deals

Investment bank Macquarie Group has been taken to task by the head of Australia's consumer watchdog for suing small business customers caught up in an alleged telco-finance scam, but it rebuffed the approaches on behalf of small business owners who had been caught by a finance scam.

October 31, 2010

Israeli authorities confiscating incoming iPads at airports

The iPad might seem like one of the most travel-friendly gadgets available now, but it's not welcome everywhere yet. TSA might not be so strict about the Apple slate computer, but Israeli airport officials are going so far as confiscating all iPads entering the country.

April 14, 2010 by

ASIC gets $4m surveillance tool

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has signed a $4 million two-year contract for the use of an integrated market surveillance system.

March 23, 2010 by

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