New-look Google to make some sites less appy

9:38AM | Wednesday, 2 September 2015 | Denham Sadler

It’s the stuff of nightmares: you visit a website on your phone, and instead of showing the actual contents, a full-screen ad pops up demanding you download an app instead.

What if the Ashley Madison hack was an inside job?

8:41PM | Friday, 21 August 2015 | Robert Merkel

The motivation for publishing highly personal data collected by dating site Ashley Madison appears to be ideological rather than financial.

A change in Australia's web rules would open up the .au space

8:19PM | Wednesday, 19 August 2015 | Derek Whitehead

If you want to register an Australian web address, your options may be about to change due to a review of domain name policy that is currently underway.

Can't seem to stop those ads following you around? Why not become 'metaliterate'?

8:02PM | Tuesday, 11 August 2015 | Trudi Jacobson

In today’s mobile media environment, an incredible amount of information is available to every one of us, every minute of every day. How do we keep up with it all?

Technolog: Hack of dating sites signals an end to promiscuous use of online identity

7:46PM | Friday, 24 July 2015 | David Glance

If anybody is still labouring under the mistaken belief that anything online can remain private and secure, this week should have seen them finally admit defeat.

How to use original content to help grow your business

6:41PM | Friday, 26 June 2015 | Louisa Dahl

Every marketer knows that content is king, but how many organisations are truly placing content at the core of their strategy?

Mobile and full-stack creators set to power the new age of content

4:29PM | Wednesday, 22 April 2015 | Kye White

“Full stack creators” are the future of entertainment as the number of mobile devices is expected to reach six billion by 2019, according to Lowercase Capital managing director Matt Mazzeo.

Hackett-backed UltraServe cloud e-commerce platform checks social media to see when servers need to scale

2:31PM | 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.

A new way to fix those frustrating websites

12:39PM | Thursday, 4 December 2014 | Michael Kearney and Sarah Dods

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.

Dimmi hopes its new apps will let it take a bigger bite out of the restaurant bookings market

12:03PM | Monday, 1 December 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

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.

Asia-Pacific region could lead the way on IoT, says Akamai

11:41PM | Friday, 14 November 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

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 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.

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.

‘Managed’ vs ‘unmanaged’ web hosting

10:04PM | Wednesday, 8 October 2014 | Robin Jennings

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 conference

10:55PM | 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 gets a new address

9:21PM | Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | StartupSmart

Melbourne is one of the first cities in the world, following London and New York, to acquire its very own domain name – .melbourne.

Say Ello to the new privacy debate on social media

9:38PM | Monday, 29 September 2014 | Luke Heemsbergen

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.

AFL fantasy coaching app interest set to surge as Hawthorn battles Sydney in the grand final

9:10PM | Friday, 26 September 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

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.

Seven ways to become a world-class business blogger

9:00PM | Tuesday, 23 September 2014 | Jeff Bullas

Becoming a successful business blogger is a lot harder than many people think and overnight successes are rare.

Job hunter becomes the hunted: Everybody wants a piece of the market, including fOSSLR

9:43PM | Thursday, 4 September 2014 | Kye White

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.