Devondale has dodged any action by the Advertising Standards Bureau over an ad viewers deemed “sexist”, after the watchdog had weeks earlier upheld a complaint about a similar ad considered to be “racist”. By Kirsten Robb
More than 1000 homes went under the hammer on a sunny weekend in Melbourne this week, as Australia’s biggest auction city proved it was still capable of solid results against rising auction volumes. By Kirsten Robb
Samsung Electronics has reportedly asked German prosecutors to investigate claims a senior LG Electronics executive vandalised its washing machines during a recent consumer electronics trade show in Germany. By Andrew Sadauskas
A leading Tasmanian IT industry lobby group, TasICT, has claimed there are mounting problems with the NBN rollout in the island state, ahead of a visit by NBN Co chief executive Bill Morrow later today. By Andrew Sadauskas
Australia’s consumer watchdog will join more than 50 international agencies in targeting online dating sites that have misleading offers, unclear pricing policies or consumer contracts. By Eloise Keating and Kirsten Robb
Tammy Butow wanted to work at a startup in New York and set herself the goal of getting there by January next year, but it took just three months to realise that dream with a job offer from the company she wanted to work for. By Bronwen Clune
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