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Oz regulator punctures Foxtel takeover bid

Foxtel’s ambition to create a subscription TV monopoly with the $1.9bn takeover of rival Austar has been significantly dampened by the competition regulator.
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For Australian small biz, NBN retail prices look fabulous

When Internode announced tariffs for its National Broadbad Network (NBN) services last week, it triggered an outbreak of mass stenography among Australian journalists. Rather than try to understand the pricing for themselves, they opened the microphones and let practically anybody draw practically any conclusion about the tariff sheet without challenge.
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ZTE starts US$15.5m VC fund

Chinese vendor ZTE has set up a US$15.5m venture capital fund targeting the IP smarts of its own employees.