Australian platform linking students and social enterprises is heading to Washington, thanks to 177611:18PM | Friday, 28 November 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas A platform that connects university students with project-based internships from social enterprises and charities has been named among the four Australian startups set to participate in the 1776 Challenge Festival next year.
11:20PM | Friday, 28 November 2014 | By Monique Craig It seems unbelievable, but embarrassing tweets are still posted from corporate accounts. As a marketing strategist, I've seen various companies make the same mistakes over and over again.
11:16PM | Friday, 28 November 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas Forget about vinyl – the next big thing among audiophiles could be suitcases reinvented as speakers, with a Melbourne-based startup raising $17,370 for the devices (against a target of $16,000) in just days on Pozible.
11:56PM | Friday, 28 November 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas The chief executive and co-founder of taxi-booking app goCatch, Ned Moorfield, is calling for an urgent summit of transport ministers over the UberX ride-sharing service.
11:48PM | Friday, 28 November 2014 | By Bronwen Clune Australian technology inventor Mark Pesce is calling on his male colleagues to join him in boycotting panels that don’t attempt to provide some gender balance.
11:42PM | Friday, 28 November 2014 | By Broede Carmody Being grateful to your work colleagues is the “secret weapon” for happiness in the workplace and can help employees shrug off the dissatisfaction associated with a constant routine, according to Google’s HR manager.
Welcome to the failure age!; I’m not trying to have it all; Twitter’s DM disaster was really a triumph: Best of the Web11:27PM | Friday, 28 November 2014 | By Cara Waters Innovation looks boring close up, says Adam Davidson in ‘Welcome to the failure age!’ in The New York Times.
11:19PM | Friday, 28 November 2014 | By Tyrone Berger 3D printing is predicted to transform the business landscape of design-led innovation. But how well protected are Australian designs from unauthorised use?
11:29AM | Friday, 28 November 2014 | By Kye White The European Union is calling on Google to apply the recent ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling to the rest of the world, The New York Times reports.
11:43PM | Thursday, 27 November 2014 | By Kye White Assholes beware, you don’t have to be “win at all costs” to run a successful startup, according to Twitch founder and YCombinator partner Justin Kan.