July 2015

Making sure co-founders have a vested interest

7:57PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | By Brad Vinning Are you about to form a new startup with a co-founder and wondering how you can make sure that both founders remain committed in the formative years?

Aussie cities tumble down ecosystem rankings

7:12PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | By Denham Sadler Sydney is now at 16th on the 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem Rankings, falling four places from 2012, while Melbourne has dropped out of the top 20 completely.

Call yourself an expert? Four reasons why you should

7:04PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | By Amanda Jesnoewski Having the confidence to establish yourself as an expert doesn’t always come easy, particularly for the more humble among us. But to build your profile, and make the difference that most entrepreneurs want to in business, it’s what you need to do.

What’s the point of education if Google can tell us anything?

7:57PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | By Ibrar Bhatt Can’t remember the name of the two elements that scientist Marie Curie discovered? Or who won the 1945 UK general election? Ask Google.

Open letter: we must stop killer robots before they are built

7:50PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | By Toby Walsh More than 1000 of the leading researchers in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics have today signed and published an open letter calling for a ban on offensive autonomous weapons, also known colloquially as “killer robots”.

Top five challenges in digital marketing

7:45PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | By Cara Waters There’s a fundamental shift in the role marketing is playing in business strategies with digital more important than ever.

Gaming through the ages: older Australians are embracing video games

7:30PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | By Jeffrey E. Brand Stereotypes that video games were a popular medium intended only for youths have been eroded; it's clear they're popular for adults.

THE NEWS WRAP: Google moves away from Google+

7:43AM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | By Denham Sadler Google will no longer force users to identify themselves on its platforms through a Google+ profile.

Labor vows to listen to wise startup advice

7:03PM | Monday, 27 July 2015 | By Denham Sadler Labor has committed to establishing an advisory board for entrepreneurial issues as part of a series of commitments on startups and innovation.

Danish delight awaits four creative startups

7:37PM | Monday, 27 July 2015 | By Denham Sadler Four creative startups have been selected to vie for the chance to represent Australia at a global event for creative entrepreneurs.