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The new website turning spare bedrooms into FIFO rental gold

7:56PM | Friday, 11 July 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

The mining boom, and the resulting increase in fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers, has led to housing shortages across Australia. It’s a problem an innovative new website hopes to solve – by turning spare rooms into cash.

Airtasker acquires Occasional Butler, explores overseas expansion

7:47AM | Friday, 11 July 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Airtasker has acquired Melbourne-based odd jobs outsourcing business Occasional Butler, cementing its lead as Australia’s leading online platform for outsourcing local services.

Picking the right phone system for your startup

7:35PM | Tuesday, 8 July 2014 | Sam Bashiry

Starting a new business can be a daunting task, but one decision that should be easy to make is choosing the right telephone system.

Wotif acquisition shows potential of Australian startups for US investors eyeing Asia

7:42PM | Monday, 7 July 2014 | Kye White

The proposed $700 million acquisition of Wotif by Expedia is a sign of the Australian startup scene succeeding despite relatively low levels of funding and support, according to StartupAus board member Dr Jana Matthews.

Elite sports wearables maker Catapult Sports buys GPSports, no IPO plans at the moment

7:10PM | Friday, 4 July 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Catapult Sports, a Melbourne-based provider of tracking devices for elite athletes, has announced it has purchased Canberra-based counterpart GPSport.

Australian software helps track down Myer’s con man

7:49PM | Thursday, 3 July 2014 | Broede Carmody

Australian software was the key to uncovering the backstory behind a man who was fired by Myer over a misleading CV.

“Australians love apps”: ACMA figures show mobile commerce is booming

6:18PM | Friday, 27 June 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

The mobile commerce sector in Australia is booming, with monthly sales for December growing by a massive 448% in just three years, according to an ACMA report.

App launched by eBay does the selling for you

6:31PM | Wednesday, 18 June 2014 | Kirsten Robb

Using eBay just got a whole lot lazier, with the company today launching a new app that will sell your items for you.

No privacy policy? Google says you need one

5:13PM | Thursday, 29 May 2014 | Vanessa Emilio

If you use any of Google’s services for your website and don’t have a privacy policy, you could find yourself banished. If you use any of Google’s many products or services, here's what you must do.

How to start developing a web app using PHP

5:31PM | Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

If you’re thinking about developing a web app for the first time, you’ve probably heard about a scripting language called “PHP”. So what does it do and how can you get started in it?

Hackathon plus education equals EduHack

5:32PM | Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | Kye White

Education is the latest industry to look to hackathons to inspire innovation in the sector.

“Uber for tennis” launches

5:01PM | Monday, 12 May 2014 | StartupSmart

Tennis Buddy an app that promises to help users find a tennis partner in less than 10 minutes is billing itself as “Uber for Tennis”.

Internet of Things on the move: Innov8 Seed principal

5:38PM | Friday, 9 May 2014 | Kye White

The Internet of Things movement is really starting to pick up pace in Australia, according Optus Innov8 Seed lead principal Alfred Lo.

Adelaide startup goes in search of the science behind a monster games hit

5:20PM | Friday, 9 May 2014 | Kye White

To break into the mobile gaming market, you have to understand the science of the medium, says co-founder of Adelaide-based startup Broken Arms Games, Elisa Farinetti.

THE NEWS WRAP: Google acquires restaurant web tech business and systems infrastructure startup

5:24AM | Thursday, 8 May 2014 | Kye White

Google has bought Appetas, which is a website builder for restaurants, and systems infrastructure startup Stackdriver.

Stitch looks to make a date with the over 50s market

5:58PM | Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | Kye White

A new Australian startup is offering a clean Tinder-like service for adults over 50.

Kung fu novels and billion dollar floats: Five things you didn’t know about Alibaba founder Jack Ma

5:09PM | Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | Eloise Keating

Jack Ma likes kung fu novels and singing karaoke. He's also about to float the company he founded on Wall St for billions of dollars.

Snack food giant wants startups to help solve its problems

5:52PM | Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | Kye White

Snack food giant Mondelez International is looking for startups to help solve pressing problems faced by some of its major brands.

Cybercrime on the increase with companies failing to keep up

4:54AM | Wednesday, 23 April 2014 | StartupSmart

Cyber-espionage is up again in the 2014 report, representing a more than three-fold increase compared with the 2013 report, with 511 incidents partially due to a bigger dataset.

First intake of Telstra’s Muru-D accelerator has their first investor pitch night

4:31PM | Monday, 14 April 2014 | Rose Powell

Most of the startups midway through the Muru-d program pitched to a room of investors at the Telstra-backed accelerator’s first investor day.

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