Australia Finally Investigating Its Absurdly High Software Prices
Life ain't easy down under. In addition to particularly strict laws regarding violence in gaming, Australians can also expect to pay a pretty penny for their software. For reasons mostly unknown, software tends to be more expensive in Australia than it is in the U.S., sometimes reaching near twice the price of copies licensed to U.S. citizens. While inexplicable, it's something of a standard practice, as if downloading files in Australia is significantly more resource intensive than downloading them somewhere else. To the relief of Australians everywhere (but mostly those in Australia), the Australian government is now looking into this bizarre trend.Read on...
After Escaping Dogs and Sharks, Stolen Penguin Returned to ZooToday in adorable penguin news is the story of Dirk, a Fairy Penguin who lives at an Australian Sea World park. Dirk was kidnapped this past weekend and endured a harrowing adventure involving several assailants, a dog, a shark, and finally a rescue. That's a big adventure for such a little guy.Read on...