Teen dies after headphones ‘melt in her ears’

A FAMILY has suffered a heartbreaking loss after their 17-year-old daughter died when her headphones ‘melted in her ears’

Messaging service down for Telstra customers

Telstra users are unable to send iMessages.

Telstra Iphone customers are being plagued with outages today

KFCs could be closed ‘for up to a month’

KFC has now opened 450 restaurants but some are operating limited hours. Picture: Barcroft KFC closes most UK outlets over chicken shortage

Chicken fans could face up to a month before KFC returns to normal business

Device set to replace your iPhone

Pretty soon, the smartphone will being playing second fiddle. Picture: Damien Meyer

“They all know the thing after the smartphone is this”

'I've spent my life savings fighting a mine company'

A bulldozer has cleared land close to the QCoal mine site. Mr Reed believes it is to   create a creek diversion.

Years of legal battles end with a bulldozer and a resident on brink

Massive change coming to your computer

Microsoft isn’t the only company developing what could be a groundbreaking new stylus.

MICROSOFT wants to kill off your computer mouse with a smart pen

ATO crackdown: ‘May be fraud’

“If you see lunching, say something.”

Australian Taxation Office has urged staff to dob in lazy colleagues

Card threat a 'worry' for mum, govt says it won't back down

30 year old Single Mum Crystal Silk hasn't been able to find employment since moving to Bundaberg 18 months ago and believes the Cashless Welfare Card will place too many restrictions on those already on a tight budget and are trying to do the right thing. Photo Lachie Millard

Woman says it's unfair to target people doing the right thing

Invest in the rise of the robots

INVESTORS seeking the next big thing are keeping a close eye on the fast-growing world of robotics and artificial intelligence, and money is flowing into the...

Australia’s new $50 note revealed

The note will enter general circulation in October.

Author David Unaipon and MP Edith Cowan feature one the new note

Woman slams dad for not giving her handouts

Generic image of handing over the cash in Australian currency

Woman who griped about rich parents not giving cash handouts savaged

Lazy Aussies at fault for poor mortgage rates

Australians think they are good negotiators but many fail to take action with their home loan.

Improve your home loan negotiation skills to get a cheaper interest rate

Jamie Oliver’s food empire crashing down

Jamie Oliver.

Jamie Oliver’s company has cooked up more than $125 million in debt

Aussies stuck on debt treadmill

Are you burdened by credit card debt? There are some options out there.

Misunderstanding credit cards places families in trouble

Wall St slumps again, Australian market set to follow

Traders Peter Tuchman, left, and Patrick Casey work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday 8 February 2018. Picture: Richard Drew/AP

Investors remain on edge after several days of volatile trading

The $79 game changer costs less than your groceries

EXPENSIVE gimmick or essential piece of kit is the question everyone is asking about smart home speakers? This is what I’ve learnt.

Apple’s big change to iPhones

The home button may not return to the iPhone. Picture: Josh Edelson

Apple could be looking to remove another fundamental part

Nissan touts health benefits of electric vehicles

New charge points for electric cars are being unveiled at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.Visionstream CEO Richard Kelleway ready to plug in.

Emissions are becoming a key concern for governments.

Wow! Zero to 100km/h in 4.5 seconds from hardcore AMG SUV

The Mercedes-AMG G63 will arrive in Australia later this year.

Get pumped for thew new Mercedes-AMG G63.

'I cured cancer. I can't be quiet': Woman claims

CannaNannaS are coming to the region

New postcode restrictions for home loans

The Commbank has announced a range of changes to make it tougher for borrowers.

Home loan customers will be forced to come up with fatter deposits

'Something badly wrong' with govt offer to retiring worker

Christoph Schnelle recently had a client who had to choose between a $400,000 lump sum or $37,000 pension for life from their government employer.

Pension choice angers business columnist Christoph Schnelle

Building your prosperity through property

People like investing in something they understand - everyone lives in a property - plus you can see, touch and perhaps even drive past the asset you own.

The three simple investing principles you have to know

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison pictured holding a piece of coal during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, in February.

Honestly, what is up with our politicians' preoccupation with coal?

OPINION: Pros, cons of once-sacred super fund

Can QSuper be recommended as a super fund? The answer is sometimes yes and sometimes definitely no.

Financial advisor Christoph Schnelle reviews QSuper

How to stop losing 'easy' sales

15/07/02 110966 Building industry, tradesmans toolbelt. Photo Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

There are things you can do to stop losing easy sales

Apple’s launch to spark AI battle

APPLE has revealed the extreme measures it took to create the HomePod amid predictions it will spark a smart home war.

The ring that lets you ‘tap and go’ with your finger

Payment rings have arrived in Australia, allowing contactless purchases at your fingertips.

Bankwest is the first bank in Australia to roll out a ring

Dark side to our next ‘space race’

2018 Australian of the Year Professor Michelle Yvonne Simmons (NSW) with PM Malcolm Turnbull, at a ceremony in the Great Hall, Parliament House, Canberra. Picture Kym Smith

She's sparked billions in spending amid fears of a ‘cryptocalypse’

Game of Thrones star puts Apple's new Animoji to test

Emilia Clarke... 'the mother of dragons'.

Update will include four new Animoji characters