March 2015

Perth International Arts Festival gets hacked – in a good way

3:18PM | Monday, 2 March 2015 | By Eisha Gupta Art and technology converged at the Perth International Arts Festival over the past week to create digital artwork with no limits.

Australian bitcoin advocate Adam Tepper killed in motorcycle crash in Thailand

3:16PM | Monday, 2 March 2015 | By Kye White The founder and chief executive officer of consumer-to-consumer bitcoin exchange Independent Reserve, Adam Tepper, has died in a motorcycle accident in Thailand.

Online shopping platform puts the negotiation into buying

3:39PM | Monday, 2 March 2015 | By Eisha Gupta An Australian startup is making online shopping more collaborative by allowing consumers and retailers to negotiate prices.

Reddit tackles 'revenge porn' and celebrity nudes

3:32PM | Monday, 2 March 2015 | By Emily van der Nagel and James Meese In a move to protect user privacy and curb revenge porn, social media site Reddit has banned naked photos that are shared on its site without the consent of the subject of the photo.

Expert panel: Metadata retention report

3:08PM | Monday, 2 March 2015 | By Angela Daly, Adam Henschke and Philip Branch The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) released its report on the government’s proposed metadata laws. Here's what a panel of experts recommends.

Is ‘social selling’ all it’s cracked up to be? Some myths and challenges

3:02PM | Monday, 2 March 2015 | By Sue Barrett Since LinkedIn started its publishing arm there has been a growing tsunami of articles filling our news feeds and inboxes.

THE NEWS WRAP: Samsung releases “ambitious” new flagship smartphones

3:21AM | Monday, 2 March 2015 | By Kye White Samsung has unveiled its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge.

February 2015

Health techs first up for industry-focused Innovyz accelerator programs

2:55PM | Friday, 27 February 2015 | By Andrew Sadauskas Adelaide-based international business accelerator Innovyz has opened applications to the first of its industry-focused nine-month Innovation programs, with applications now open for high growth businesses in the health tech sector.

Seven errors entrepreneurs make when selling to large corporates and how to avoid them

2:47PM | Friday, 27 February 2015 | By Shane Goldberg The dream of many tech startups is to partner with, or sell their solution to, large companies that will either pay them a truckload of money or on-sell their products through their huge distribution channels.

Video recruitment platform could put an end to phone interviews

2:11PM | Friday, 27 February 2015 | By Eisha Gupta A Sydney startup hopes to make the recruitment process easier by eliminating phone interviews and replacing them with video.