September 2014

First stop Australia, next stop the Pacific for the StartupBus

9:33AM | Wednesday, 3 September 2014 | By Kye White StartupBus Pacific’s event may be over, but founder Elias Bizannes says it’s just the first stop on the way to a more ambitious destination.

THE NEWS WRAP: Apple investigators say celebrity photo hacks highly targeted

9:17AM | Wednesday, 3 September 2014 | By Kye White The celebrity photo leak was a very targeted attack on specific accounts, Apple says in an update on its investigation into the incident.

Three tips on how to run a successful Kickstarter by a team that smashed it

9:41PM | Tuesday, 2 September 2014 | By Kye White After compiling everything it needed for a Kickstarter campaign, the Ninja Blocks team decided to completely scrap all they’d done, rather than publish a campaign they didn’t believe in.

Sydney needs to be Australia’s startup capital, says Mike Cannon-Brookes

9:30PM | Tuesday, 2 September 2014 | By Kye White Australia needs a single city where all its tech startups are concentrated, and that city should be Sydney, according to Atlassian co­founder Mike Cannon­-Brookes.

How to provide great customer service through social media

9:26PM | Tuesday, 2 September 2014 | By Daniel Scheltinga Social media sites have evolved to become more than just platforms for sharing, marketing and advertising. Increasingly, consumers expect customer service.

Apple issues emergency patch for Find My iPhone security flaw following nude photo fiasco

9:12PM | Tuesday, 2 September 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas Apple has confirmed it is “actively investigating” the possibility nude celebrity photos were leaked as a result of an attack on its iCloud service, with the tech giant also issuing an emergency patch for Find My iPhone.

IDC slashes its forecast for global iPad and Android tablet sales

9:56PM | Tuesday, 2 September 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas IDC has cut its forecast sales of iPads, Android tablets and two-in-one devices for 2014, citing two consecutive quarters of weaker-than-expected demand.

Meet the entrepreneurs who want to give their money away

9:51PM | Tuesday, 2 September 2014 | By Cara Waters Atlassian founders Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes are among a gorwing number of entrepreneurs turning to philanthropy. Here's why they're doing it.

Perth-based startup hopes to revolutionise the way travellers discover local events

9:49AM | Tuesday, 2 September 2014 | By Broede Carmody An Australian startup that provides travellers with information on what events are happening while they are on holiday has launched an iPhone app.

Google processes more than a million takedowns per day

9:46AM | Tuesday, 2 September 2014 | By Vanessa Emilio Google is receiving one million takedown notices per day. Not for ‘right to be forgotten’ but for copyright infringement.