News

‘Unworkable around the world’: Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web, is the latest internet all-star to slam Australia’s media bargaining code

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, told a Senate committee that Australia’s proposed media bargaining code risks “breaching a fundamental principle of the web”. His opposition lies in provisions which could compel internet giants like Facebook and Google to pay news publishers for hosting their hyperlinks. […]
‘Unworkable around the world’: Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web, is the latest internet all-star to slam Australia’s media bargaining code
Tech

The biggest game company in the world is helping Nintendo break into the Chinese market, but it may be making a bold play for Nintendo’s beloved characters in exchange

Nintendo, a 100-plus-year-old Japanese company, is making a major play for the massive Chinese gaming market. The Japanese gaming giant is teaming up with Tencent, a Chinese conglomerate and the biggest game company in the world, to release the Nintendo Switch and some of its most popular games in China. […]
The biggest game company in the world is helping Nintendo break into the Chinese market, but it may be making a bold play for Nintendo’s beloved characters in exchange
Markets

Plans to privatise the NSW government’s super fund administrator Pillar have hit a competition issue

The NSW government’s plan to privatise its superannuation administrator Pillar and extract up to $200 million in cash has hit competition problems. The consumer watchdog, the ACCC (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission) says the possible acquisition of Pillar by Link Administration Holdings, Australia’s largest super administrator, is likely to substantially […]
Plans to privatise the NSW government’s super fund administrator Pillar have hit a competition issue