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Google Sets Aside $740M To Fix Legal Problems In Australia 

Google will spend A$1 billion ($736 million) in Australia over five years, the internet giant said on Tuesday. The main operating unit of Alphabet said...
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Report Finds Google Continues To Dominate Australian Searches

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission's (ACCC) third Digital Platform Services Inquiry interim report found that Google continues to be the dominant search engine...
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Australian Watchdog Has Issues With Finnish Cargo Equipment Merger

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has outlined preliminary competition concerns in relation to a proposed merger between Finnish container handling equipment companies Cargotec and...
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Australian Publisher Asks Regulator To Enforce New Facebook Law

On Monday an Australian publisher is calling for the government to enforce a new law to compel Facebook to negotiate a content deal, prompting...
Aurizon

Aurizon To Buy One Rail Australia For $1.75B

On Friday, October 22, Aurizon announced that it would buy One Rail Australia for US$1.75 billion as it looks to diversify from coal and...
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DOJ & Australian Watchdog Still Not OK With Google’s Fitbit Purchase

Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commission and the US Department of Justice are still probing the US$2.1 billion deal between Google and Fitbit expressed Rod...
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Australian Watchdog Says Google Dominance In Online Ads Harms Competition

Google dominates Australia's online advertising market to the point of harming publishers, advertisers and ultimately consumers, the country's antitrust regulator stated, calling for new...
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UK’s Wise Teams Up With New Payments Platform In Australia

Digital money transfer group Wise will join an Australian payments network which should allow transfers to be settled in the country faster and at...
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Australian Watchdog Starts Probe Into Port Activity

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has kicked off an investigation looking at both liner and port activity over the past year where...
Apple

Australia’s Competition Chief Wants New Laws To Tackle Apple, Google

Tougher rules are needed to stop platforms like Google and Apple using their market power to push consumers into expensive payment options, according to...
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