THE NEWS WRAP: Change of tack sees eBay spin off PayPal in reaction to rapidly changing payments space10:25AM | Wednesday, 1 October 2014 | By Kye White eBay Inc has decided to spin off PayPal, a move it says will give the unit more flexibility to strike deals in the rapidly evolving payments space, Reuters reports.
9:10PM | Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | By Kye White Australian startup Eyenaemia’s app that allows users to diagnose anaemia by taking selfies “has real potential” to solve a problem that disproportionately affects the world’s poor, according to Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
9:58PM | Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | By Kye White Venture capital isn’t the only option to fund a startup’s growth. That’s the lesson from entrepreneurs David Morgan and Emily McWater, the founders of startup The Hamper Emporium and wholesale food business Kingston Foods.
9:21PM | Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | By StartupSmart Melbourne is one of the first cities in the world, following London and New York, to acquire its very own domain name – .melbourne.
9:01PM | Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | By Michel Hogan We’ve all not kept a promise at one time or another. Sometimes on little stuff that only you and the other person noticed and occasionally on big stuff that has massive ripples.
9:39PM | Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | By Kye White Complaints have never really had a specific home on the internet. They’ve always just been kind of everywhere.
9:28PM | Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | By Amanda Jesnoewski Here are five considerations to take into account when naming your new business, product or service.
9:19PM | Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | By Niki Scevak In our continuing video series on Startmate companies, here is the story of Vero.
9:49PM | Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | By Eva Dobozy More and more teachers are turning to technology when assigning homework. But while e-homework can make out-of-class learning more fun and interactive, research suggests that it might further disadvantage students from low socio-economic families.
9:59AM | Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | By Kye White Australian transportation network and mobile payments startup Ingogo has raised $9.1 million, as it increases its focus on mobile payments, ahead of a planned ASX listing next year.