August 2015

“Paperwork is shit”: Why construction managers are going ape over app

8:04PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | By Kye White Perth-based startup APE Mobile has raised $2 million to develop and scale its paperless construction site management app.

Merged Posse rounds up $5 million for Hey You app

8:59PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | By Denham Sadler Online cafe startup Posse Beat the Q Group has closed an oversubscribed $5 million funding round following a merger at the end of last year.

Payment and instant feedback startup truRating makes Aussie debut

8:51PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | By Denham Sadler UK-based point-of-payment ratings system truRating has launched in Australia, as CEO and founder Georgina Nelson says the sector is “ripe for disruption”.

Cities make plans to be startup friendly

8:38PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | By Denham Sadler Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore introduced a new action plan this week that outlines what the city needs to do in order to be a “leader in the tech startup field”.

Your mobile phone knows where you go and what you do – and maybe even when you're feeling down

8:26PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | By Sohrob Saeb Your phone, typically close at hand, could be used to detect these behavior changes.

Up next: video-on-demand shakes up the television industry

8:19PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | By Marc C-Scott This could be the “all-in-one” video streaming service many Australians have craved...

Windows 10 is not really free: you are paying for it with your privacy

8:04PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | By David Glance The very fact that the upgrade is free has users concerned that Microsoft has adopted a “freemium” model for making money from its operating system.

Billson says his next job is to “fix innovation”

8:58PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | By Eloise Keating Off the back of a small business-focused budget, Billson told a round-table of female entrepreneurs and business leaders in Melbourne last night the Prime Minister has a new task for him.

THE NEWS WRAP: Twitter tries out a news tab

8:36AM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | By Denham Sadler Twitter is rolling out a ‘news’ tab aiming to collate its best content and make it more accessible for new users.

TV under a cloud of unreality – traditional IT is on the way out

8:23PM | Monday, 3 August 2015 | By Mark Randall Infrastructure as a concept is undergoing a huge shift as startups begin to rethink what it takes to run a business.