4:26PM | Thursday, 10 April 2014 | By StartupSmart A new study has found initial public offerings backed by private equity funds fare better and outperform comparable non PE-backed IPOs in both short-term and long-term goals.
4:07PM | Thursday, 10 April 2014 | By Rose Powell The freezing of the federal government-backed venture capital grants has been met with widespread concern in the startup and ICT community.
4:01PM | Thursday, 10 April 2014 | By Rose Powell Leading startup community event SydStart has been postponed for community and financial reasons, leaving many with tickets booked to Sydney and scrambling to make new plans.
4:48PM | Thursday, 10 April 2014 | By Pat Allan Early this week, a major flaw in the software used to encrypt information online was discovered, potentially putting passwords and credit card details at risk. If you run a website, here’s the vital information you need to be aware of.
4:47AM | Thursday, 10 April 2014 | By StartupSmart The Australian Information Industry Association has written an open letter raising urgent concerns about the freezing of Commercialisation Australia to Minister for Industry Ian MacFarlane and Treasurer Joe Hockey.
4:26AM | Thursday, 10 April 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas Security experts are urging website owners to update their web server software after the discovery of a bug called “Heartbleed” that puts encrypted data, such as passwords and credit card numbers, at risk.
4:45PM | Wednesday, 9 April 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas Twitter has announced it is rolling out a new layout and new features for its profile pages, in a change set to roll out over coming weeks, with the AFL among the first accounts to receive the upgrade.
4:43PM | Wednesday, 9 April 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas The New South Wales government has announced new legislation regulating the use of taxi booking apps, as consumers increasingly choose to use smartphone booking apps over traditional taxi services.
4:40PM | Wednesday, 9 April 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has issued a new statement of expectations to the NBN Co, placing a cap on public investment in the project of $29.5 billion and mandating that a mix of technologies be used to deliver the project.
4:38PM | Wednesday, 9 April 2014 | By Myriam Robin There’s good news for Google Glass in Deloitte’s 2014 Tech Trends report, which predicts the wide use and business applicability smart glass technologies are likely to see devices such as Google Glass gain widespread acceptance in 2014.