In the next few days, one of the largest consumer electronics firms in the world will launch arguably its most important product for the year.
Long after many in the tech industry believed contactless payments in phones would be the norm, a new partnership between technology giant Samsung and payment group Visa may lead to more widespread adoption of using phones as wallets.
Pizza Hut Australia has left many people puzzled after launching its own perfume, dubbed Eau de Pizza Hut, as part of a marketing stunt designed to draw people to its Facebook page.
The Super Bowl is one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year. For American football lovers it’s an opportunity to watch the two champion teams of the season go head-to-head – but for marketers it’s almost like a study tour.
Wesfarmers-owned retail giant Coles has recorded its 15th consecutive quarter of same-store sales growth, along with a 5% growth in second quarter sales to $7.71 billion.
Apple shares have plummeted 10% in after-hours trading today, the biggest drop in years, after the company announced mixed results for the holiday quarter.
The 2013 International CES, the largest in the tech show’s 45-year history, has wrapped up, with start-ups ranging from the Pebble ‘smartwatch’ to a device that informs people if they haven’t taken prescribed medication grabbing attendees’ attention.
Corporate regulator ASIC and Nathan Tinkler’s Whitehaven Coal have announced they intend to investigate a media hoax that temporarily wiped $314 million off the market capitalisation of the coal miner.
Sydney-based tech start-up Tapit Media plans to take its near field communications technology (NFC) to the global stage, after completing a $2.3 million Series A round led by MPC Ventures.
Phones that bend, stretch and even fold into your wallet will be released by Samsung next year, which could lead to opportunities for entrepreneurs.
Late last night, in the mean streets near Taskmaster Towers, I witnessed something truly shocking. A fellow entrepreneur reached into their bag and then proceeded to pull out a heavy, solid, blunt object and point in my general direction. It was dark, but at first glance, it appeared like they had just pulled out a brick.
There are increasing opportunities for aspiring app developers in the Android ecosystem, new research suggests, as the wide range of brands and price points continues to win over consumers.
Apple's latest gadget has hit Australian shores, with iPad minis being delivered to customers and stores across the country.
Start-ups can learn from the mistakes of this year’s Shonky award winners, which include Toblerone for its “ridiculous” serving sizes, and waterproofing technology that doesn’t work.
App developers should be able to quickly get to grips with the newly released iPad mini, and will also be presented with several opportunities, including the creation of location-based apps, according to an industry expert.
It's been a rumour for years, but there's only less than a day until Apple shows off a new, smaller version of the iPad at a special announcement in San Francisco tomorrow.
During the week, a rather interesting statistic caught my eye. According to SmartCompany, Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone sales grew 15% in the week Apple’s iPhone 5 was released, well up from its usual weekly average of 9%.
Samsung has added the iPhone 5 to its US patent lawsuit against Apple, claiming that its tech rival infringed eight of its patented innovations in order to create the much-hyped smartphone.
The falling cost in technology has been widely credited for lowering the barriers to entry for new start-ups.
Federal Government funding for innovative start-ups could be under threat after Treasurer Wayne Swan announced a freeze on $2 billion worth of grants.