Telstra Acquires Digicel Pacific Under $2.14 Billion Deal

Telstra has announced this week it will partner with the Australian Government to acquire and manage mobile network company Digicel Pacific. Digicel Pacific is currently the leading telecommunications operator in the South Pacific. Over the past 15 years Digicel Pacific has earned a place as the foremost telecommunications provider for South Pacific nations Papua New…

Bitcoin Surges Following Trading Debut: Should You Invest?

Bitcoin prices are surging at an all-time high this week following the crypto-giant’s highly anticipated trading debut. Bitcoin’s first futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) debuted under the ticker BITO on Tuesday. The next day, bitcoin prices skyrocketed to over $66,000. Prior to this week, bitcoin last peaked at $64,899 in April. Investors predict bitcoin may rise…

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Netflix Keeps Growing, Transforms Viewership Metric

This week Netflix released its earnings report for the year’s third quarter. The site outperformed estimates for this quarter, reporting an addition of 4.4 million global paid net subscribers. Netflix has been trending upwards since mid-2021, with most recent reports far exceeding the year’s first two quarters. With the earnings report came an announcement: Netflix…

The G7 Summit: What did the world leaders agree on?

The leaders of the G7 countries have recently ended a three-day summit, pledging to address vaccine inequity, climate change, global taxes, and China’s growing power. In a communique released at the conclusion of the meeting in Cornwall, England, the leaders of the G7 countries – France, Germany, Japan, Italy, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the…

New Report Shows 4 in 10 Children in Out-of-Home Care Are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

A new report shows the of number Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care continues to be high, despite overall rates remaining steady. The annual report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIWH), titled “Child protection Australia 2019/20”, shows one in four of the roughly 46,000 children in out-of-home care…