Business

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Bitcoin the ‘mother of all scams’

Bitcoin the ‘mother of all scams’

A LEADING economist has slammed bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, saying “the mother and father of all bubbles has now gone bust”.

Microsoft co-founder dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder dead at 65

MICROSOFT co-founder Paul Allen has died just two weeks after announcing he had restarted treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Kia Australia jostling to launch new ute range

Kia Australia jostling to launch new ute range

Kia Australia has confirmed plans to launch a ute and possibly a light commercial range.

How thrifty couple slashed grocery bill to $50

How thrifty couple slashed grocery bill to $50

Ashton and Andrew Shonhan have ten tips for you to do the same.

Ford Ranger Wildtrak lights path leading to premium pick-ups

Ford Ranger Wildtrak lights path leading to premium pick-ups

PRIVATE buyers are the biggest beneficiaries of Ford’s mid-life update to the Ranger pick-up.

Some services affected by today's council strike

premium_icon Some services affected by today's council strike

Some Gladstone Regional Council services will be affected today as some of its workers strike in their latest bid for a wage rise.

Infiniti Q50 is a showcase of emerging mobility software

Infiniti Q50 is a showcase of emerging mobility software

INFINITI’S feisty four-door is packed full of goodies.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Macca’s items you won’t find on the menu

Macca’s items you won’t find on the menu

THOSE who tire of traditional menus are able to switch things up with the unofficial McDonald’s “secret menu” — and just in time for Macca’s Monopoly.

Gruelling desert test for Audi’s new E-Tron electric vehicle

Gruelling desert test for Audi’s new E-Tron electric vehicle

AUDI has taken its Tesla rival to the middle of Namibia to prove its electric vehicle tech is ready for customers.

Mum makes $100k in 10 weeks

Mum makes $100k in 10 weeks

NIKKI Bardis came up with a clever solution for a common problem babies face — and mums are going crazy for it.

Partner’s ex ‘stole’ my inheritance via this legal loophole

Partner’s ex ‘stole’ my inheritance via this legal loophole

A WOMAN has been forced to pay more than half a million dollars to her partner’s ex-wife after being trapped by a bizarre law.

Australia’s new $150k monster HSV Chevrolet Silverado

Australia’s new $150k monster HSV Chevrolet Silverado

LATEST American big truck has one feature that separates it from the rest.

'Soulful socks': Ipswich student's Shark Tank business win

premium_icon 'Soulful socks': Ipswich student's Shark Tank business win

SOULFUL socks with a hidden message have won this year’s high school Shark Tank prize for an Ipswich student.

Supermarkets slammed for drought-relief milk promo

Supermarkets slammed for drought-relief milk promo

CUSTOMERS at Coles, Woolies and Aldi have been duped by an “empty media stunt” when they buy milk, an irate federal pollie claims.

Why this butcher swapped chicken for dogs

premium_icon Why this butcher swapped chicken for dogs

Cashing in on the niche dog food market

Law firm warns employers against refusing workers to rally

Law firm warns employers against refusing workers to rally

AN INDUSTRIAL law firm has warned employers who refuse to allow employees to take leave to attend this month's union rally may be breaking workplace laws.

Casual Workers: Court decision may mean back pay for you

premium_icon Casual Workers: Court decision may mean back pay for you

A FEDERAL Court decision on casual employment could give Aussie taxpayers $8 billion in back pay and undermined the Morrison Government.

Popular coffee business is up for sale

Popular coffee business is up for sale

AFTER 27 years, it's "just time" to hang up the pinafore: "I'm 70 now so it's time to let someone a bit younger have a go".

Promise of job surge as coal industry goes niche

premium_icon Promise of job surge as coal industry goes niche

QUEENSLAND could be on the cusp of another mining boom, with demand for coal used in steelmaking overtaking thermal coal.

'Disgusting' Domino's reopens after audit

'Disgusting' Domino's reopens after audit

THE company's CEO said there was no excuse for anything other than the highest of standards being carried out at store level.

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