October 2014

Using a freelancer? Communication is the key

10:15PM | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | By Kye White Communication is of the utmost importance when collaborating with freelancers to develop apps, according to Freelancer product director Ilter Dumduz.

NSW Transport initiative calls for app developers to help improve public transport for those with a disability

10:55PM | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | By StartupSmart The NSW government is calling on leading digital experts to take part in an event designed to create a series of apps that will meet the needs of people with impairment or disability using the NSW public transport system.

Tech 23 signals Australian startups are moving towards providing enterprise solutions

10:27PM | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | By Bronwen Clune If you want to flag a trend in Australian startups, then Tech23 is a good place to spot it.

What the latest technology company results say about the future of technology

10:18PM | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | By David Glance If the smartphone market is showing signs of maturing, the tablet market, for Apple at least, continues its path into decline with sales falling 8% over the previous year.

“Every company is a cloud company now”: Zach Nelson

10:04PM | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | By Cara Waters The chief executive of cloud software business NetSuite says businesses which do not adapt to the cloud will fail in five years.

Posse and Beat the Q merge to create new business

10:48AM | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | By Kye White Shopping recommendation platform Posse and mobile ordering startup Beat the Q have merged, creating a new startup, with a more engaged user base, and more efficient on boarding system.

THE NEWS WRAP: Twitter’s quarterly revenue up 114%

10:21AM | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | By Kye White Twitter has announced its third quarter financial results, posting revenue of $US361 million ($A410 million), up 114% year-over-year and earnings per share of $0.01.

Games industry the winners from latest Internet Dealbook report

10:08AM | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | By Kye White There has been an increase in the number of investments and acquisitions but a decrease in the average value of those transactions from Q3 2013 to Q3 2014, according to the latest Internet Dealbook report.

Australian startup Ninja Blocks raises $US700,000 to launch the Ninja Sphere

10:04AM | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | By StartupSmart Ninja Blocks today announced a $US700,000 investment from local and international investors including SingTel Innov8, Blackbird Ventures and 500 Startups.

What Michael Malone did next

10:43PM | Monday, 27 October 2014 | By Cara Waters Entrepreneur Michael Malone has made his first move after leaving iiNet, investing in a new business venture called Diamond Cyber.