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Apple’s new Airpods are noise cancelling and cost $150 more

Apple has announced a new version of its AirPods wireless ear buds that are water resistant and include active noise cancellation. Releasing on October 30 for $399, the Airpods Pro are $150 more expensive than the current standard AirPods, but promise a more customisable fit thanks to swappable tips, better …

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The Trump feud that torpedoed Amazon’s bid to win a $14.6b Pentagon contract

In July Mr Trump said that he had received “tremendous complaints about the contract with the Pentagon and with Amazon”. This followed the dismissal of a lawsuit by competing company Oracle, which claimed the process was “riddled with improprieties”. Oracle’s boss Safra Catz was also reported to have complained privately …

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‘Unprecedented’: Bega Cheese shares tumble as drought issues bite

Loading “We have previously advised that conditions impacting financial year 2019 would continue into financial year 2020. This has proven to be the case, but at a faster and deeper rate,” said Bega chairman Max Roberts. “To remain competitive Bega Cheese today announced an increase in its Southern Region milk …

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‘We made mistakes’: Boeing CEO to open up on 737 Max errors at grilling

Boeing engineers concluded that the Max faced potential catastrophe if the safety feature implicated in the fatal crashes activated for just 10 seconds without pilots recognising it and responding appropriately, said Representative Peter DeFazio, the Oregon Democrat who is chairman of the Transportation Committee. “Now, that was never clearly communicated …

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IRESS up more than 5pc after contract win

The US sharemarket hit another record on Monday. The obvious question is why?  The answer might appear somewhat convoluted. The market isn’t being driven by good news but by the bad news not being quite as bad as once feared. That’s a suspect underpinning for a bullish market. The not-so-bad …

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AFL to query McCartin’s concussion testing ‘bludge’ claims

McCartin likened his injury to that of a car crash victim, saying he had been told the problems he was experiencing were cumulative and that the neural pathways in his brain had to be re-trained. Loading He told SEN radio on Tuesday that he had deliberately fudged pre-season concussion baseline …

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‘I’ve done the testing worse on purpose’: McCartin highlights concussion test loophole

Loading He told SEN radio on Tuesday that he had deliberately fudged pre-season concussion baseline tests so as to be allowed to play later in the season. While he said the AFL had improved its handling of concussion issues, he said he would be surprised if he was the only …

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Refresh, reuse, repeat: Borrow-a-cup scheme offers carefree coffee

TCX co-founder and chief executive Marty Rowell claims the Rialto is the first business community in Australia to transition away from single-use take-away cups, using a “circular economy” solution. Here’s to a new venture: TCX chief executive Marty Rowell.Credit:Justin McManus He said unlike existing reusable cups, TCX offers a “closed …

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Melbourne Express, Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Almost 19 degrees already ahead of a stunning top of 30.  The latest from police on the protests:  Police continue to arrest protesters blocking access to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.  Two people have been arrested in relation to cruelty to animal offences for assaulting a police horse. The …

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