Revealed: The five top myths of multichannel retailing

1:34PM | Tuesday, 29 January 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Retailers are being encouraged to take note of a new PricewaterhouseCoopers report, which debunks myths of multichannel retailing, including the rise of social media, tablets and China.

Shoes of Prey joins David Jones to launch in-store sales booths

1:40PM | Friday, 25 January 2013 | Patrick Stafford

Shoes of Prey has taken a step towards the bricks-and-mortar world, teaming up with department store giant David Jones.

Twitter's new video service: How Vine can help your business

1:14PM | Friday, 25 January 2013 | Patrick Stafford

Get ready for video tweets, as Twitter looks to integrate video sharing in its service.

Should I use online ads or stick to social media?

1:24PM | Tuesday, 10 January 2012 | Scott Robinson

Ideally, you should aim to use both forms of online marketing effectively.

Industry praise for new cyber security centre

1:27PM | Thursday, 24 January 2013 | Michelle Hammond

The Australian arm of global tech giant Huawei has welcomed the establishment of an Australian Cyber Security Centre, announced by Prime Minister Julia Gillard earlier today.

Apple shares plummet 10% after reporting mixed holiday results

1:34PM | Thursday, 24 January 2013 | Patrick Stafford

Questions are being asked about the product pipeline at Apple, with analysts suggesting the tech giant is entering a slow growth period.

Facebook launches ad measurement tool for businesses

1:26PM | Wednesday, 23 January 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Facebook has rolled out an advertising conversion measurement and optimisation system, allowing SMEs to measure the effectiveness of their ads on the social media platform.

GST threshold change unlikely to impact overseas web purchases: Report

1:23PM | Wednesday, 23 January 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Almost 80% of Australian consumers oppose reductions to the GST-free threshold on overseas online purchases, but any change will do little to quell their appetite to spend, new research reveals.

Property start-up Housenet throws its website to the crowd

1:06PM | Tuesday, 22 January 2013 | Oliver Milman

A Sydney-based online real estate start-up has taken an unusual approach to website development by crowdsourcing ideas from the public over the functionality and concept of its offering.

eBay issues advice to sellers following record result

1:29PM | Monday, 21 January 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Online retail giant eBay earned $US757 million during the final three months of 2012 – its best year yet – prompting an industry expert to issue some key tips to Australian eBay sellers.

Pollenizer’s put on ice amid technical issues

1:07PM | Friday, 18 January 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Pollenizer co-founder Mick Liubinskas has revealed star in-house start-up, which helps users learn new skills, has been put on hold due to technical problems.

Start-ups warned of top five digital threats set to strike in 2013

1:21PM | Thursday, 17 January 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Internet security company AVG has identified five digital threats facing businesses and consumers in 2013, prompting an expert to highlight how start-ups can respond to the trends.

2013 iAward winners to showcase in Hong Kong

1:13PM | Thursday, 17 January 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Winners of the 2013 iAwards, now open for entries, will have the opportunity to compete with businesses from across the Asia-Pacific at the 2013 Asia Pacific ICT Awards in Hong Kong.

4Cabling founder Nicole Kersh launches second start-up

1:42PM | Wednesday, 16 January 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Young Australian entrepreneur Nicole Kersh has launched a new website called,following the success of her first start-up 4Cabling.

Facebook’s Graph Search tipped to boost online advertisers

1:28PM | Wednesday, 16 January 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Facebook’s new Graph Search product is set to leverage member data to provide advertisers with more targeted, personalised advertising opportunities.

Tributes pour in for Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz

1:01PM | Monday, 14 January 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Tributes have poured in for tech entrepreneur and internet activist Aaron Swartz, who died on Friday.

Twitter inches closer to Sydney: Why the tech giant is opening an Australian office

1:06PM | Monday, 14 January 2013 | Patrick Stafford

Twitter might be opening an office in Australia. But will it be in Melbourne or Sydney?

Business slammed for offering bushfire donations in exchange for Facebook 'likes'

1:08PM | Friday, 11 January 2013 | Patrick Stafford

Soliciting Facebook likes for charity has backfired for a Queensland company keen to help Tamanian bushfire survivors.

Gen X pips Boomers to lead online retail spending

1:51PM | Thursday, 10 January 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Generation X remains the key generational group for online spending, according to analysis by NAB, with an industry expert attributing the finding to Gen X’s easy access to technology.

“Abbott has F***ED UP badly”: Brendan O’Connor's Twitter gaffe

1:43PM | Thursday, 10 January 2013 | Cara Waters

The Small Business Minister has apologised after describing volunteer firefighting by the Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott, as “f***ing up”.