Woolies hopes the four-week promotion will claw back sales from Coles.

Woolworths reveals ‘Christmas Pop-Out’ collectable range

August 9, 2018

Woolworths has launched a new range of Christmas collectibles after the massive success of Coles’ Little Shop. The Christmas Pop-Outs campaign, which launches on Wednesday, features 12 buildable cardboard characters. Customers will receive one for each 0 they spend in-store or online. The characters include Santa, Reindeer, Elves, Gingerbread Man and Snowman. The pieces “pop […]

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Palantir CEO Alex Karp

Palantir IPO could be worth 1 billion

July 22, 2018

Palantir may become a public company with a huge valuation. The secretive Silicon Valley data mining company is talking to banks and plans to go public next year, according to The Wall Street Journal. Some bankers reportedly told Palantir it could launch with an initial public offering of as much as 1 billion. Though it’s […]

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Apple Pay now accepted at all Costcos in the US

July 12, 2018

Attention, Costco shoppers: You can now use Apple Pay at your local warehouse’s checkout counter. The mobile wallet is now accepted for in-store purchases at all 750 Costcos in the US. Costco is also adding the contactless payment terminals to its gas stations, but they haven’t been activated yet, Costco said Monday. While many shoppers […]

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The latest US military radio clips neatly on your tooth. For real.

July 1, 2018

The latest US military technology is called the ‘Molar Mic’, a radio which hooks on to your tooth. Picture: Sonitus TechnologiesSource:Supplied The days of hauling a bulky two-way radio through military deployments could become a thing of the past, with a hands-free communication device which soldiers can carry in their mouth. The US air force […]

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Elon Musk Signal Boosts Ethereum, Elicits Quippy Response From Crypto Community

June 26, 2018

Talk about star power! On Monday afternoon, Elon Musk, an entrepreneur with the cult following of all cult followings, suddenly signal boosted the crypto space, dedicating an entire tweet to the word “Ethereum.” His intentions remain unclear. Funnily enough, this comes just days after Musk/his lawyers and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) settled […]

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Mazda6 Atenza Wagon gets turbo and top tech

June 16, 2018

  Mazda6 WagonSource:Supplied The updated Mazda6 arrived in the middle of 2018, finally adding a 2.5-litre turbo to the top-grade GT and Atenza versions. More technology and safety complemented an already strong package. Will our family of four be impressed with the flagship Wagon version for school and weekend sport duties? FIRST IMPRESSIONS IAIN: I […]

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Best VR headsets for 2019

June 12, 2018

Depending on who you ask, VR is either alive and well (and might just help keep you healthy), it’s dead, dead, dead or, at the very least, a promise still unfulfilled. Since you’re reading this, I’m guessing you’re either the former or looking for new signs of life.  CES 2019, the huge Las Vegas consumer […]

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Apple Watch 4: Rumored specs, features, leaks, price, release date

May 21, 2018

The Apple Watch debuted back in 2015, and in the three years since, it’s become the top watch on the market. But it’s also kept a pretty similar-looking design. Updates have included GPS and full swim-ready water resistance in the Apple Watch Series 2, and onboard cellular connectivity in Apple Watch Series 3. The next […]

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Deliveroo launches new Marketplace+ service

May 8, 2018

Deliveroo is set to add thousands of restaurants to its offering.Source:Supplied FOOD delivery company Deliveroo is set to add thousands of new restaurants to its platform. The new Marketplace+ service will be launched in Australia this month, allowing restaurants which already make deliveries with their own staff members to sign on to the platform and […]

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Henry and his wife Naomi (above at the wombat colony site) are council members of animal protection institute, Voiceless. Picture: David Kelly.

Twitter has erupted in fury over NAB boss ‘arrogant’ show

May 3, 2018

Twitter has erupted in a fury over the “arrogant, petulant, disdainful” performance of National Australia Bank chairman Ken Henry at the banking royal commission. Dr Henry, a multi-millionaire who was once Australia’s most powerful and revered public servant, has sparked the outrage by grunting responses, scoffing at questions or refusing to answer, and talking under […]

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