Hackett-backed UltraServe cloud e-commerce platform checks social media to see when servers need to scale2:31PM | Friday, 13 February 2015 | Andrew Sadauskas
UltraServe, an e-commerce platform backed by entrepreneur Simon Hackett, has added a new feature that tracks social media activity in order to pre-emptively scale its infrastructure before demand starts growing.
Whether it is doing your banking, looking up details of a flight or checking out some government services – if a website doesn’t work the way we want it to, it can be a very frustrating experience.
Restaurant booking startup Dimmi has released its mobile app, with chief executive Stevan Premutico telling Private Media Australians are increasingly choosing to book restaurants from their smartphones rather than their PCs.
The Asia-Pacific region is likely to be an early adopter for the internet of things (IoT), creating opportunities for Australian startups, according to Akamai president of products and development Rick McConnell.
The pro website features you will need if you are in retail.
Local services marketplace Oneflare has secured an additional $1 million in funding as the service begins preparations for international expansion.
The price difference between managed and unmanaged web hosting is huge, but the reason for this is quite simple: pay more = get more.
“Blow their minds”: Applications open for speakers for Australia’s first national PHP web developer conference10:55PM | Friday, 3 October 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas
The organiser of PHP Australia, the first national conference for web developers who use the PHP scripting language, has announced applications are now open for people interested in becoming speakers for the event.
Melbourne is one of the first cities in the world, following London and New York, to acquire its very own domain name – .melbourne.
Ello is new social networking space on the web that is receiving a lot of attention of late – so much that it’s caused a few problems with the website out of action from time to time.
Bao-Minh Tran-Vo, the cofounder of fantasy footy app developer c8apps, might be in San Francisco, but being 12,658 kilometres from the MCG on AFL grand final day is unlikely to stop the sports aficionado from catching all the action on that one day in September.
Becoming a successful business blogger is a lot harder than many people think and overnight successes are rare.
Seek, one of Australia’s most successful startups, disrupted the job search industry, but now it’s the incumbent, and a host of new Australian startups have it in their sights.
Envato becomes the first Australian startup to release its diversity figures, encourages others to do the same9:33PM | Thursday, 4 September 2014 | Kye White
Envato has become the first Australian tech startup to release comprehensive workforce diversity figures.
The Australian Sports Technology Network (ASTN) has launched a new website in order to promote local startups and tap into the multi-billion dollar global sports technology market.
A Melbourne-based mobile games developer has secured $400,000 in funding from a group of prominent investors, after joining seed accelerator AngelCube’s 2013 program intake.
In an emergency, allowing paramedics to quickly identify someone, including their emergency contacts, key medical information or immediate contact information, can literally be a matter of life or death.
App store optimisation (ASO) is a practice to improve your app store ranking. It’s SEO for mobile apps.
Former Port Adelaide AFL ruckman Hugh Minson is tackling a new career as a startup entrepreneur, with a venture called Nexus Notes that allows students to download university course notes.
In the age of the web, business is like a petri dish says internet pioneer and Cluetrain Manifesto author Doc Searls.