The Harper Review has rejected the case made by big business lobbies that the adoption of a controversial “effects test” will chill competition in Australia, recommending the government instead adopt the test to protect small business against the misuse of market power. By Kirsten Robb
Small business will have greater power to take legal action against large competitors who misuse their market power, if the federal government adopts the effects test recommended by the Harper Review. By Kirsten Robb
Microsoft has opened pre-orders for a new entry-level tablet called the Surface 3, which will be available in Australian stores from May 5, ahead of the forthcoming release of Windows 10. By Andrew Sadauskas
Apple has begun accepting submissions for apps for its upcoming Apple Watch and has also released a number of resources for businesses wanting to develop apps for the devices, ahead of its April 24 release date. By Andrew Sadauskas
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