From time to time, when journalists are doing a story on tech – be it in print, on TV or on the radio – they’ll wheel out a futurologist. The Taskmaster remains a sceptic.
The Australian Information Industry Association has written an open letter raising urgent concerns about the freezing of Commercialisation Australia to Minister for Industry Ian MacFarlane and Treasurer Joe Hockey.
Victorian Premier Denis Napthine has announced a new policy that will see the state government fix mobile phone blackspots, while providing free Wi-Fi to passengers on several key V/Line train services.
Innovation experts and incubators are tipping creative sector startups as the next big thing, and are calling for Australians and investors to back them.
An environmentally friendly sports car for the road has been launched by an alliance of Swinburne University, electric vehicle association Aurora and SolarX.
The latest intake in the Startmate accelerator is getting to the business end of the program: pitch days in Sydney, Melbourne and San Francisco.
When Alex John fractured his back on a home-made waterslide, he thought his life as he knew it could well be over.
Jack Aldridge has been working with US enterprise uShip since it was a start-up and says he’s learned a lot as the company has taken off.
Traffic for Starts at 60 is growing almost 10% month-on-month and bringing together thousands of older people keen for connection and targeted content.
A group of Australian space start-ups have boldly gone where no one has gone before, by hosting a meet-up event in Sydney.
Legislative changes, house price and rental demand increases, in conjunction with a housing affordability crisis, have apparently prompted the creation of Granny Flat Finder, a tech start-up that is filling the niche of granny flat developments.
Silicon Lakes, a Gold Coast incubator and co-working space has announced a trip to Silicon Valley with several local start-ups set to launch in the coming months.
Are you thinking about developing an Android or iPhone app? Or perhaps you’re looking for a great business idea? If so, here’s one video you absolutely must watch.
A sockless running shoe made from a wool fabric has won its team one of the first places awarded in a United Kingdom-based start-up program.
One of the most common pieces of advice for people setting out on the road to starting their own business is how important it is to find a mentor.
How a start-up tweaked its investment pitch and brought in $1.2 million via a round planned to raise $500,00012:06PM | Wednesday, 18 December 2013 | Rose Powell
A tech start-up for emergency radio broadcasts has raised just over $1.2 million in an oversubscribed round launched to raise $500,000.
Happy Global Entrepreneurship Week! Here’s the wrap of the stories we covered last week.
Treasurer Joe Hockey this week announced how the new government intends to deal with the lapsed tax legislation initiatives introduced before the election, including changing the research and development rebate from an annual to quarterly option.
The tech sector has always been in a never-ending race towards the next big thing. Here’s a look at six technologies set to lift-off in 2014.
Most developed countries are using R&D grants to encourage economic growth, but companies need reforms to include knowledge-based capital development, according to a new OECD report.