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Sinclair QL

Sinclair’s 1984 big shot at business: The QL is 30 years old

ArchaeologicIn May 1983, Sinclair Research Managing Director Nigel Searle began briefing the press about the successful British micro maker’s next big release. It was 13 months after the company had launched the Spectrum and although that machine had become a huge success, punters and market-watchers were keen to hear about what Sinclair was planning for an encore.
Tony Smith, 12 Jan 2014

TPP treaty nearly ready to roll over us, says Oz minister

An Australian government minister has said he expects the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement to be finalised soon.
Richard Chirgwin, 12 Jan 2014

Telstra flogs phone books to Platinum Equity

Mere days after Telstra was rumoured to be selling its Sensis directory division for “as much as $AU3 billion” the carrier has closed the deal for the fire-sale price of $AU450 million.
Richard Chirgwin, 12 Jan 2014

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