Facebook concerned by ‘information regulator’

Facebook has serious concerns about the competition watchdog’s proposed news and advertising regulator fearing it could disrupt Australians’ newsfeeds. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in December released a preliminary report into the impact digital platforms are having on competition in local media and advertising. The ACCC recommended a regulatory …

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Qld premier calls for political equality

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has paid tribute to former federal Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on International Women’s Day, but has slammed the public focus on her outfits instead of her accomplishments. Speaking at a breakfast in Brisbane on Wednesday, Ms Palaszczuk reminded the crowd that Prime Minister Scott Morrison responded …

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Coles in grocery world-first with eBay

Coles has become the first supermarket anywhere to sell directly on eBay. The Australian supermarket giant’s shopfront with the e-commerce behometh launched on Wednesday with a range of more than 4,000 products across categories including fresh food, personal care and household goods. While Coles already offers online shopping through its …

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