Turnbull's speech to the Ovum Conference

10:52PM | Friday, 31 October 2014 | StartupSmart

This is a speech delivered by Federal Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull to the inaugural Ovum 2020 Summit in Sydney.


Google Android extends Australian market share lead over Apple despite iPhone 6 release

10:22PM | Thursday, 30 October 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Google’s Android operating system extended its market share lead over Apple in the September quarter, despite the launch of the iPhone 6, according to figures released overnight by Kantar Worldpanel.

 | Technology

Seven keys to success in SEO in 2014

10:08PM | Thursday, 30 October 2014 | Scott Donald

SEO may seem like a complex concept, but it’s actually pretty simple. Just think of Google as a concierge whose job is to connect its users with what they are looking for.

 | Marketing  | Technology

Technology is changing the face of northern Australian cattle farming

10:39PM | Thursday, 30 October 2014 | Dave Swain

Farming cattle in northern Australia can be tough, especially in times of drought, but producers are increasingly turning to digital technologies to help them look after their herds.

 | Innovation  | Technology

Turnbull introduces surprise data retention legislation

10:10PM | Thursday, 30 October 2014 | Cara Waters

The federal government this morning introduced legislation for a mandatory data retention scheme which requires telecommunications companies to store customers' records for two years.

 | Technology

Why Stackla’s betting on social media trumping top-down advertising

10:04PM | Wednesday, 29 October 2014 | Kye White

Social media aggregation startup Stackla has raised $2 million on the bet that consumers care more about what fellow consumers think than top-down advertising.

 | Social media  | Start-up Profiles

The quick brown fox can help secure your passwords online

10:15PM | Wednesday, 29 October 2014 | Alastair MacGibbon

In 2004 Bill Gates pronounced usernames and passwords dead. Gates, a man consistently thinking ahead of the crowd, was right.

 | Technology

The nine website features that make your retail business hum

10:00PM | Wednesday, 29 October 2014 | Craig Reardon

The pro website features you will need if you are in retail.

 | Technology  | Websites

Breaking news with the crowd: How Newzulu plans to make news cheaper to source

10:38PM | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | Kye White

Media startup Newzulu is looking to the crowd to make breaking news cheaper for large media organisations.

 | Growth  | Technology  | Start-up Profiles

NSW Transport initiative calls for app developers to help improve public transport for those with a disability

10:55PM | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | StartupSmart

The NSW government is calling on leading digital experts to take part in an event designed to create a series of apps that will meet the needs of people with impairment or disability using the NSW public transport system.

 | Technology  | Business Grants  | Government and Regulation

Tech 23 signals Australian startups are moving towards providing enterprise solutions

10:27PM | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | Bronwen Clune

If you want to flag a trend in Australian startups, then Tech23 is a good place to spot it.

 | Technology

What the latest technology company results say about the future of technology

10:18PM | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | David Glance

If the smartphone market is showing signs of maturing, the tablet market, for Apple at least, continues its path into decline with sales falling 8% over the previous year.

 | IT

Microsoft launches Azure cloud platform data centres in Australia

10:07PM | Monday, 27 October 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Microsoft officially launched two Australian data centres on Monday as part of its Azure cloud computing platform at the start of the tech giant’s 21st TechEd Conference in Sydney.

 | Growth  | Technology

Hackett investment has shifted Australian aviation app into full throttle

10:59PM | Friday, 24 October 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Aviation app developer Avsoft is gaining altitude across Australia, New Zealand and the US following an investment from entrepreneur Simon Hackett, with the company recently releasing an entry-level version of its CASA-approved app for Android devices.

 | Growth  | Financing a business  | Venture Capital  | Technology

Oneflare secures $1 million investment to fund UK expansion

10:29PM | Friday, 24 October 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Local services marketplace Oneflare has secured an additional $1 million in funding as the service begins preparations for international expansion.

 | Growth  | Financing a business  | Venture Capital  | Technology  | Websites

Forget beach blanket bingo, tech conference bingo's all the rage

10:57PM | Friday, 24 October 2014 | Cara Waters

If you've ever been lucky (or is that unlucky) enough to sit through a tech conference, you'll recognise what's going on in this little game of bingo.

 | Technology

Best of the Web: Ebola panic grips the US; Marc Andreessen on diversity; and cloned puppies for sale

10:54AM | Friday, 24 October 2014 | Bronwen Clune

With the fear of Ebola spreading at a much faster rate than the virus, The New Yorker takes time out from the hysteria to trace the origins of this latest outbreak.

 | Technology

Need for speed: Intuit Australia launches new software to assist app developers

10:27PM | Thursday, 23 October 2014 | Broede Carmody

Entrepreneurs and developers will be able to quickly test their ideas and easily reach an international market thanks to new online tools launched today by digital and accounting solutions company Intuit.

 | Technology

Two Sydney-based startups team up to match entrepreneurs with tech-skilled co-founders

10:19PM | Thursday, 23 October 2014 | Broede Carmody

Two Sydney-based startups are joining forces to give startups the technical skills necessary to turn their vision into a reality.

 | Technology

Why wearable technology will not bring about a health revolution

10:09PM | Thursday, 23 October 2014 | David Glance

The focus on the health aspects of wearables is part of a general trend amongst technology journalists who predict a “coming revolution in healthcare” as a result of these devices.

 | Innovation  | Technology