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Asher Moses

Asher Moses is the Technology Editor for Fairfax Media. He started his own gadget review website more than a decade ago at age 14 and has since written for most of Australia's leading technology publications. He has twice been named Young Australian Online Journalist of the Year by the Walkley Foundation.

IT price wars: government no white knight

Asher Moses Tech companies have given the proverbial middle finger to those complaining about high prices in Australia, leading the consumer group Choice to demand strong government action.

Dads create children's app empire

Asher Moses Two dads from Newcastle have created an app empire in their spare time without writing a single line of code.

Decidedly quick: Apple jury finds itself judged

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Asher Moses Jury in the Apple-Samsung patent case is under the spotlight after complaints it was too fast to award $1 billion.

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Samsung store is open for business

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Asher Moses Samsung opens up a flagship store on Sydney's George Street.

Is Silicon Valley 'coming to an end'?


Asher Moses Have Silicon Valley's entrepreneurs run out of world-changing ideas? That's the surprising view put forward by David Sacks, who has just sold his start-up Yammer to Microsoft for $US1.2 billion.

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Copyright stuck in horse and buggy era


Asher Moses Search engines and popular cloud computing services may be in breach of Australian copyright law.

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Speaking for herself, Zuckerberg sibling likes, likes, likes Melbourne


Asher Moses As Facebook's stock price tanks the Zuckerberg family have found a lucrative new revenue stream on the speaking circuit - and their bandwagons are converging on Australia.

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'Ignored' men now in fashion online

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Asher Moses Men have been the "ignored" demographic of the online shopping boom but research indicating blokes are embracing e-commerce more vigorously than women has seen an explosion in Australian men's...

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Police follow the Silk Road to online drug marketplace

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Asher Moses POLICE and customs officials are turning their attention to the online marketplace of illegal drugs, Silk Road, which is achieving an estimated $22 million a year in sales.

'Dark net' drug deals boom on cyber Silk Road

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Asher Moses Underground online drug marketplace Silk Road is doing an estimated $22 million a year in sales but, in light of evidence of its growing popularity among Australians, police and customs officials are...

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Boyd's power play a ray of light for world's poor

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Asher Moses Almost every entrepreneur says they want to "change the world", but for Australian Boyd Whalan, the phrase is more than just a cheap cliche.

Facebook racist humour removed

Asher Moses and Adrian Lowe THE creators of a racist Aboriginal Memes Facebook page - described as a potential breach of Australia's Racial Discrimination Act - have removed all controversial images.

Contents removed from racist Facebook page


Asher Moses and Adrian Lowe The creators of a racist Aboriginal Memes Facebook page - described as a potential breach of Australia’s Racial Discrimination Act - have removed all of the controversial images.

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Google failed to delete Australians' private info

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Asher Moses Google did not destroy the personal information it hoovered up from Australian wi-fi networks while collecting images for its Street View service, despite promising over a year ago that it had been...

Draconian 'Wi-Fi police' stalk Olympic Games


Asher Moses You’ve probably heard of the overzealous Olympic Games “brand police” harassing old ladies making Olympic cakes and other shop owners getting into the Olympic spirit, but how about the “Wi-Fi...

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Gaming the Games: how net tools dodge network TV coverage


Asher Moses Australians frustrated with rightsholders strangling coverage of the Olympic Games are resorting to extreme - and legally questionable - methods of following the matches.

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'Pimp slap': Vodafone staffer goes postal

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Asher Moses A Vodafone store employee who describes himself as the telco's "social media expert" and "ambassador" has been deriding customers on Twitter and Facebook as "mentally retarded" and threatened them...

Higher tech prices fault of retailers, hearing told


Asher Moses THE Australian industry body that represents Apple, Microsoft and hundreds of other technology firms partly blames retailers and distributors for the high prices Australians pay for tech products.

Aussies gouged on tech prices, inquiry hears

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Asher Moses Why do Australians pay so much more for tech products than Americans - sometimes over 80 per cent more?

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Sex Party threatens Google after ad spat

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Asher Moses The Australian Sex Party has threatened Google with legal action after the search engine refused to run its ads on the eve of tomorrow's Melbourne by-election.