Google released a new tablet device overnight, and all signs are suggesting this may be the first gadget to mount a significant challenge to Apple’s market dominance – and Australians won’t be waiting long to get it.
Fairfax Media has told Gina Rinehart it is unable to extend an invitation for her to join its board, although chairman Roger Corbett said he hoped an agreement might be possible in the future.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has revealed the details of 1,930 requests for new web address endings, with “.app” emerging as the most sought-after suffix.
If you’re a start-up business, it’s unlikely that you’ll be rushing to get one of the new top-level domain names that have been made available.
I’m looking to sell my products internationally. Should I change my brand’s name to cater for these new markets?
Last weekend I did the scariest thing I've done in my life. I spoke at TED.
Brisbane-based student fashion start-up Wikifashion will relocate to New York later this year, after using the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board to set in motion three rounds of funding.
Entrepreneurship is increasingly becoming the world’s primary source of socio-economic value creation, new research claims, with “transformational entrepreneurship” set to take centre stage.
Australia will enjoy healthy economic growth of 3.5% this year, according to the International Monetary Fund.
Apple and several major publishing houses are being sued by the United States Government over an eBook price fixing scheme, in a climax to the rumours that have been spreading through the industry for the past several months.
The US Justice Department has sued Apple and five publishing houses, alleging a “conspiracy” to raise prices and limit competition for eBooks, but has already reached a partial settlement.
An anaesthetic gel from the Amazon could replace injections in the dentist’s surgery. Made from a plant that indigenous tribes discovered centuries ago, the gel is about to enter late-stage trials.
Groupon has acquired two US-based mobile start-ups as it hones in on the mobile market, hot on the heels of new data that shows the mobile, social and deals categories led private tech investments in 2011.
This article first appeared on July 17th, 2012. The advantages of starting your business from the comfort of your own home are clear – you keep your overheads to a minimum, you eliminate the daily commute and you can be flexible with your hours.
I’ve read about how Australia Post is struggling with all of the extra parcels created from the increase in online shopping. Is there a way I can get around any delays? Should I use a delivery company, or just stick to Australia Post? The 2011 Christmas sales period will be remembered as the absolute breakout year for online sales in Australia.
As email has become a ubiquitous tool for the public, businesses have been able to take advantage of a low-cost, high-reach and easily measurable marketing medium.
With Australian venture capitalists unwilling, or unable, to back new ventures, Aussie start-ups are increasingly heading to the departure lounge in an attempt to secure funding.
Tech giants Google and Microsoft have offered new incentives to start-ups and small businesses in an attempt to increase the user numbers for their respective technologies.
Pricing a product or service can be tricky, particularly if it is new to the market. But as Calvin Ng and John Kolenda found out, you can’t afford to get it wrong.
Start-ups shouldn’t rely on crowdsourcing platforms to generate traffic, according to Melbourne-based start-up iLID, which is raising funds on Kickstarter for its iPhone-inspired product.