Arlo unveils its feature-packed Essential FHD Outdoor Security Camera, priced at $99.

Arlo introduces its latest addition to the affordable security camera lineup – the Essential FHD Outdoor Camera 2nd Gen, priced at just $99, available exclusively from Officeworks. This camera boasts full high-definition 1080p resolution and seamlessly connects to your home's Wi-Fi network, sending movement alerts directly to the Arlo companion app on your smartphone. Whether integrating with existing Arlo cameras or starting your home security journey anew, this model offers the flexibility to expand your setup and[more...]

Optus reveals a $1.6 billion network-sharing agreement with competitor TPG.

Optus has announced a $1.6 billion network-sharing agreement with its rival TPG, following its previous opposition to a similar deal between TPG and Telstra, which was blocked by the competition tribunal last year. Under this agreement, the Singtel-owned company and Vodafone's parent company revealed on Monday that TPG's 4G coverage will more than double to 1,000,000 square kilometers, reaching 98.4% of the population. This multi-operator core network agreement, subject to approval by the Australian Competition and Consumer[more...]

Woolworths supermarket reintroduces Happy Chop Tearless Onions in response to overwhelming customer demand.

Woolworths has confirmed the return of a popular product that quietly disappeared from its stores last year. The supermarket announced that its Happy Chop Tearless Onions will be making a comeback exclusively to Woolworths stores in May. Following a successful trial in NSW and Victoria last July, the onions will now be back on shelves this week and will also be available in stores across Queensland, Tasmania, South Australia, and the Northern Territory. These unique onions gained[more...]

Commonwealth Bank delays its forecast for an interest rate cut, delivering a dire warning to Australian borrowers.

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) economists have revised their projections for the timing of a potential cash rate reduction by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). Initially, CBA stood alone among the big four banks in anticipating a rate cut in September. However, with inflation showing insufficient decline, interest rate reductions are now not expected until November or possibly even 2025. Contrary to a recent warning by a prominent economic forecaster suggesting the RBA might need to[more...]

“Passengers find themselves marooned as an Australian airline contemplates its fate.”

Australia's newest budget airline halted all flights on Tuesday, citing discussions on the "continuing viability" of its business model.The abrupt move has stranded thousands of passengers nationwide, prompting rival airlines to step in.Bonza marks the first carrier launch in Australia in 16 years, yet it faces a challenging landscape dominated by two major players, making aviation one of the country's most concentrated industries, as noted by Australia's consumer watchdog."We apologize to our affected customers and are working[more...]

The bill is sent to Biden’s desk after the Senate approves Ukraine aid, Israel funding, and a crackdown on TikTok.

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday predominantly passed a $95 billion bundle to give basic guide to Ukraine and order an arrangement that could prompt a cross country restriction on TikTok. The vote of 79-18 sends the bundle to the White House. The legislation was rejected by 15 Republicans and 3 Democrats. On Saturday, the package was approved by the House. Tuesday night, Biden stated that he would swiftly implement the measure. "I will sign this bill[more...]

Colorado Lawmakers Set to Unveil Highly Anticipated Property Tax Relief Legislation

The much-anticipated property tax bill is set to be introduced early next week, providing a week for discussion in the General Assembly before its May 8 adjournment. Unlike previous bills, notably the unsuccessful 2023 legislation, this one has had the advantage of public scrutiny thanks to recommendations from the property tax commission, which has been meeting since last December. Since the repeal of the Gallagher Amendment in 2020, property taxes have surged, with some counties seeing increases[more...]

Colorado Wolf Reintroduced Dies in Larimer County; Calls for Lethal Management Grow

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently confirmed the discovery of a deceased gray wolf in Larimer County, Colorado, raising concerns within the state's wildlife management community. The wolf, one of the ten reintroduced to Colorado in December 2023, was found last week, with initial indications suggesting natural causes as the likely reason for its demise. However, further investigation, including a necropsy, is underway to determine the exact cause of death. The reintroduction of wolves to Colorado[more...]

The Avalanche secured a commanding 5-2 triumph over the Jets in Game 2, offering significant insights into their performance

The Avalanche asserted themselves with a convincing 5-2 victory over the Jets in Game 2, leveling the playoff series at 1-1. Here's a breakdown of the key takeaways from the matchup at Canada Life Centre: Series Tied:Colorado executed their mission perfectly by snatching a crucial win in Winnipeg, setting the stage for Game 3 back home with the series now even. Their potent offense once again found success against Connor Hellebuyck, notching four goals in a dominant[more...]