Number of NFC-enabled smartphones in Australia to skyrocket 467%
The iPhone 5's lack of Near Field Communication (NFC) hardware doesn't look like it will hold back growth in the nascent contactless mobile phone payment method in Australia, according to new figures released by Tapit.
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Australia: iPhone v iFone: Apple fails to cancel 'iFone' trade mark in Mexico - McCullough Robertson
Similar to the law in Mexico, the first user of a trade mark in Australia generally has the best rights to the name.
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PODCAST: Changes in Iran, a big flush in Zimbabwe
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 09:37 Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmedinijad is in New York this week. He'll speak to the U.N. General Assembly -- that's always an event. But he's not invited to another key meeting, where world leaders will discuss what's next for oil sanctions against Iran . Lately we've charted the struggles of luxury companies like Tiffany and Burberry. Not so at Prada , evidently. Prada profits were up 60 percent in the first half of the year. Apple sold more than five million iPhone 5s in the three days since Friday's launch. Discover Card users may have a little extra "cash-back" coming. The federal government has ordered Discover to refund $200 million to customers. They say Discover used misleading marketing to get people to pay for add-on products like identity theft protection and credit score tracking. A federal court in Australia has found Lehman Brothers liable for damages in a class action suit. It's the first case of its kind against the defunct U.S. investment ...
Global Sales of iPhone 5 Kick Off With Crowds
Customers in Australia, Japan and Hong Kong began snapping up Apple Inc.'s iPhone 5 amid signs of strong demand for the high-profile handset, despite a widening controversy over its mapping features.