Tech

With the next Xbox, Microsoft is finally ending its lofty TV ambitions

Microsoft’s got a new video game console in the works, and it’s scheduled to arrive this holiday season: the Xbox Series X. Unlike the last generation of Xbox consoles, the Xbox Series X is dropping support for cable boxes and TV antennas. Though Microsoft has yet to announce as much, […]
With the next Xbox, Microsoft is finally ending its lofty TV ambitions
Tech

The only thing I hate about my new MacBook Pro is USB-C

Business Insider gave me a loaner laptop after my old MacBook Pro died suddenly. The replacement – a 13-inch MacBook Pro from 2017 with no touch bar – has almost everything I want from a laptop. My least favourite feature, though, is the USB-C cord that’s needed to charge the […]
The only thing I hate about my new MacBook Pro is USB-C
Markets

The $9 billion carve-up of Asciano is going ahead

The $9 billion takeover and carve-up of Asciano is back on track with the takeover partners managing to negotiate through concerns that competition could be restricted for container logistics providers at ports. The deal by a super-sized consortium of companies from Australia, Canada, Qatar and China to acquire the ports […]
The $9 billion carve-up of Asciano is going ahead
Markets

The $9 billion carve-up of Asciano may have hit a competition problem

The $9 billion takeover and carve-up of Asciano has raised fears that competition could be restricted for container logistics providers at ports. Submissions to the competition watchdog, the ACCC (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission), centre around concerns about container terminals and train services running into ports. The deal by a […]
The $9 billion carve-up of Asciano may have hit a competition problem