THE NEWS WRAP: Mass production of Apple smartwatch to begin in July

6:13AM | Friday, 20 June 2014 |  Taiwan’s Quanta Computer Inc will start mass production of Apple’s first smartwatch in July, sources told Reuters.

Google’s not the only tech company with a diversity problem: LinkedIn says “we have some work to do”

6:02PM | Friday, 13 June 2014 |  Social networking platform LinkedIn is the latest technology company to disclose statistics about the diversity of its workplace, and admit it has work to do.

22-year-old Canberra entrepreneur wins Richard Branson Q&A spot

5:03PM | Friday, 3 May 2013 |  A 22-year-old entrepreneur will sit alongside Sir Richard Branson at a major University of Queensland Business School event next week, after winning a competition on LinkedIn.

One Aussie entrepreneur to meet Richard Branson via LinkedIn comp

3:35PM | Thursday, 14 March 2013 |  Australian entrepreneurs are being encouraged to write a 25-word submission for the chance to sit on a panel with Sir Richard Branson at a University of Queensland Business School event.

Micro businesses feeling the pain, says MYOB

12:00AM | Wednesday, 12 December 2012 |  The business outlook is brighter for SMEs in 2013, according to the latest MYOB research findings, but micro businesses will continue to do it tough and have been urged to plan ahead.

How soloists can fire up LinkedIn for their businesses

11:36PM | Wednesday, 21 November 2012 |  Make sure people know about your many talents when you are developing your social media profile. BY LINNET HUNTER.

Twitter drives more event-page traffic than Facebook, LinkedIn: Report

10:54PM | Wednesday, 31 October 2012 |  Sharing events via Facebook generates more revenue than any other platform, according to a new report, but Twitter has greater pulling power in driving traffic to event pages.

Beware legal claims when checking out staff on social media, SMEs warned

10:19PM | Wednesday, 10 October 2012 |  Small businesses have been warned they are risking potential lawsuits by placing too much emphasis on information they find out about employees’ private lives on social media.

LinkedIn leads way for recruiters as Facebook and Twitter lag: Report

9:00PM | Monday, 17 September 2012 |  Three quarters of recruiters use LinkedIn for promoting job vacancies and seeking candidates, a new survey shows, although employers have been advised that Facebook and Twitter comments may reveal more about potential staff.

“LinkedIn grooming” among most hated business tactics, report reveals

7:17PM | Tuesday, 17 July 2012 |  A new report reveals “LinkedIn grooming” is one of the most unpopular business tactics used when seeking new clients, with an industry expert saying it’s more trouble than it’s worth.