CeBIT StartUp 2014 – the rundown from a startup’s perspective

5:41PM | Thursday, 8 May 2014 | Sarah Moran

So what exactly did CeBIT StartUp 2014 offer the budding startup entrepreneur? Sarah Moran gives us the lowdown.

Business ideas  | Business planning  | Growth Strategy  | Business advice and education  | How to start a...  | Starting

Aussie startup wants to burst the bubble of expensive hotel internet

5:36PM | Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | Kye White

Slow, expensive and often unreliable internet services in hotels have long been a thorn in the side of many a tourist or business traveller.

 | Planning  | Technology

Choosing a technology is choosing a culture

5:30PM | Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | Nathan Dintenfass

The technology you choose for your startup can have a big impact on the culture you build.

 | Planning  | Technology  | How to start a...  | Tech

Why not every startup needs a tech co-founder

5:48PM | Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | Phil Morle

Most startups get a tech co-founder on board as soon as possible, but it's not the right move for all startups.

 | Planning  | Technology  | Leadership  | Starting  | Tech

THE NEWS WRAP: Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba gets ready to float

5:45AM | Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | Kye White

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has filed to go public in what could be the largest US initial public offering ever.

 | Planning

Facebook and the problem of anonymity

5:13AM | Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | Tama Leaver and Emily van der Nagel

Having some form of anonymity online offers many people a kind of freedom. So how is Facebook dealing with this issue?

 | Planning  | Social media

ADMA report warns marketers on perils of prying

5:07PM | Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | Georgie Moore

Customers don’t trust businesses pushing personal information boundaries or selling it for financial benefit, says ADMA.

 | Planning  | Marketing  | Sales and marketing

A Tasmanian startup is trying to take a bite out of the lucrative online video industry

5:01PM | Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | Kye White

Tasmanian animation startup Biteable has its eyes set on the lucrative online business video market.

 | Growth  | Growth Strategy  | Technology  | How I did it  | How to start a...  | Tech

Superannuation disclosure pushed back until next year

5:34PM | Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | Kye White

AVCAL supports the federal government’s decision to extend the consultation period for proposed changes to super fund rules that, if implemented, could have a negative impact on startups.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Financing a business  | Venture Capital  | Government and Regulation

Five small business tax deductions to keep in mind at tax time

5:50AM | Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | Chris Ridd

Tax time is not far away, so it's worthwhile to know what deductions you can make as a small business owner.

 | Planning  | Tax  | Sole trader

Four steps you can take to turn knowledge into results

5:51AM | Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | Amanda Jesnoewski

The search for the 'holy grail' of information has to turn at some point into action and results.

 | Planning  | Sole trader  | Amanda Jesnoewski

THE NEWS WRAP: Amazon turns Twitter into a shopping cart

5:19AM | Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | Kye White

Amazon is giving English and American customers the chance to shop without leaving Twitter.

 | Planning

The more digital we are, the more vulnerable to attacks we become: CSIRO report

5:40PM | Monday, 5 May 2014 | StartupSmart

Tomorrow's hackers could shut down infrastructure and defraud the public sector of billions, according to a new report released by CSIRO at CeBIT's Cyber Security Conference.

 | Planning

Queensland startup wants to get real when it comes to virtual reality

5:53PM | Monday, 5 May 2014 | Kye White

Perhaps inspired by the collective sigh of the internet when Facebook bought Oculus Rift, a team of enthusiastic Queenslanders are hoping to make virtual reality, well, a reality.

 | Planning  | Technology  | IT

CeBIT opens to a mixed response as NSW Deputy Premier puts startup funding case to Hockey

5:26PM | Monday, 5 May 2014 | Bronwen Clune

CeBit Australia, billed as our biggest tech conference, opened its doors on Monday at its new Olympic Park, Sydney, location with mixed reviews.

 | Planning  | Technology  | Tech

Social media tracker Digivizer wins at Carnegie’s Den

5:37PM | Monday, 5 May 2014 | Kye White

Social media tracker Digivizer impressed a heavy duty panel of judges to take out the Carnegie's Den pitching competition.

 | Planning

Last-minute travel and tour app launches after taking time out

5:44PM | Monday, 5 May 2014 | Kye White

Last-minute travel app GoStandby launched last week, roughly nine months after it won Startup Weekend Gold Coast.

 | Planning  | Business ideas  | Business planning  | How to start a...

THE NEWS WRAP: Google denies AdSense bans on money-making publishers

5:33AM | Monday, 5 May 2014 | Kye White

Google has denied allegations that it banned a large number of web publishers from its AdSense advertising system because they were making too much money.

 | Planning

Tinder-meets-LinkedIn app gets risque with business

5:58PM | Friday, 2 May 2014 | Cara Waters

So much for not mixing business and pleasure, newly launched dating app LinkedUp! is using business networking site LinkedIn to hook up dates.

 | Planning  | Technology

Best of the Web: Eulogy for Twitter

5:39PM | Friday, 2 May 2014 | Cara Waters

Is Twitter on its death bed as a social media platform? Maybe not quite yet, but some analysts believe it's not long for this social media coil.

 | Planning  | Social media