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(via Brisbane Times)

In one corner is the largest company in the world, Apple. In the other sit three of Australia’s all-powerful banks, Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, National Australia Bank, and the country’s fifth biggest lender Bendigo and Adelaide Bank.

These corporations have more than $1 trillion in market value between them, and they’re fighting over access to the ubiquitous device that has made Apple such a superpower: the iPhone.

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Westpac online customers have found themselves unable to access their accounts for a second day, as the bank confronts technical issues. Customers were locked out for part of the day on Thursday, before services were restored on Thursday night, only to become unstable again on Friday.
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