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Apple Blames High Australian iTunes Prices On Music & Movie Labels

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Back in February, the Australian parliament demanded explanations from Apple, Adobe, and Microsoft over the prices charged for their products down under, with some goods costing as much as 70% more than they do in the United States. Apple has today responded to the inquiry, but don’t expect the Cupertino company to be reducing its prices anytime soon.

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UK Parliament Wants To Buy An iPad For Every MP

UK Parliament Wants To Buy An iPad For Every MP

Britain's government could soon be run on iPads. Photo by hozinja (CC BY 2.0)

Over in rainy Britain, members of parliament (MPs) might have something to smile about. The Commons Administration Committee has recommended that they all be given iPads and cellular data plans. This would cost a relatively small amount, around £260,000 ($415,000) plus data plans.

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UK Parliament Spends $26,000 On iPad Experiment

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(Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament, under Creative Commons license.)

The UK Parliament spent £17,000 (about $26,000) on a total of 34 iPads for official use this year.

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