July 2015

Lessons from the Apple e-book case

7:26PM | Tuesday, 21 July 2015 | By Stephen King The Court of Appeals in the US has ratified Apple’s guilt in the e-book case. And it provides two lessons for Australia.

TripAdvisor takes on Airbnb as industry calls for regulation of “sharing economy”

7:08PM | Tuesday, 21 July 2015 | By Eloise Keating Peak bodies in the accommodation sector are calling for regulation on the “sharing economy” the same day TripAdvisor told members they can now advertise spare rooms on the site.

THE NEWS WRAP: Grooveshark co-founder Josh Greenberg found dead

7:31AM | Tuesday, 21 July 2015 | By Denham Sadler Josh Greenberg, the 28-year-old co-founder of recently closed music streaming site Grooveshark, has been found dead in his house in Florida.

Sherpa gets ready to scale the heights of Australia’s growing market for on-demand deliveries

7:02PM | Monday, 20 July 2015 | By Kye White As Australian awareness of on-demand services grows, Sydney-based startup Sherpa is vying to help traditional businesses catch up.

Four tips to help startup founders develop a high performance remote team

7:55PM | Monday, 20 July 2015 | By Kyri Theos Flexible work options have become an important tool for startups wishing to attract high quality candidates, and retain them over the long term.

Price barrier spurs 3D startup to Seedstars Sydney success

7:49PM | Monday, 20 July 2015 | By Denham Sadler When faced with a $20,000 bill to create a 3D scan of a product, Rahul Koduri, Richard Boers and Asfand Khan set out to build a cheaper and easier alternative.

Private gig booking app Parlour sweet music to musicians’ ears

7:45PM | Monday, 20 July 2015 | By Denham Sadler A Melbourne-based artist has created a startup he thinks can ensure musicians are paid properly for their performances, and punters get a different gig experience.

Smartphone app retrains naughty pets in a nice way

7:10PM | Monday, 20 July 2015 | By Denham Sadler A Sydney startup has come up with a way to use technology to stop your pet from barking up the wrong tree once and for all.

Singapore’s Frontier Ventures makes Expert360 its first Australian investment

7:04PM | Monday, 20 July 2015 | By Denham Sadler Online consulting marketplace Expert360 has closed an oversubscribed Series A funding round of $4.1 million, marking the first time Singapore-based Frontier Ventures has invested in an Australian startup.

How a virtual 'mob boss' from Texas became the new face of organized crime

7:47PM | Monday, 20 July 2015 | By Diana S Dolliver On October 2 2013, after months of extensive joint federal investigations, the FBI arrested Ross William Ulbricht for his role in leading a major online criminal enterprise...