Mobile payments start-up Square has set its sights on global expansion after raising $200 million in a Series D funding round, valuing the three-year-old company at a reported $3.25 billion.
The battle between Google and Facebook looks set to intensify, after Google confirmed it has acquired Instagram competitor Nik Software, developer of photo-editing service Snapseed.
If you sell goods online make sure your fine print is up to scratch, as the consumer watchdog is conducting an internet sweep of websites today as part of an international campaign.
Sydney co-working space Fishburners has extended its sponsorship deal with Optus, effectively ensuring that it remains viable for the next three years.
Two-thirds of organisations are yet to integrate mobile into their marketing strategies, according to a new study, which highlights ways in which marketers can achieve mobile best practice.
Australian telcos have released their pricing for the Apple iPhone 5. Here are all the details.
The release of the iPhone 5 could be a boon for mobile marketers, it’s been suggested, with the enlarged screen increasing the potential for consumers to interact with advertisements.
Australian coders are being encouraged to use newly launched platform Codehire.com, where employers have to “prove themselves” to coders, rather than coders convincing employers.
Sydney-based tech start-up Peeractive is the first Australian company to be admitted into US accelerator program DreamIt Ventures, and is the only international team in this year’s program.
A new report reveals the daily online behaviours of Australian consumers, with email still the top priority, highlighting ways in which start-ups can build effective online marketing campaigns.
Apple announced a new bigger and thinner iPhone 5 at this morning's presentation, along with new iPods and an iTunes update.
Apple is expected to announce the a iPhone tomorrow morning. Here's a rundown of what you can expect.
A US entrepreneur who became known as the “AOL squatter” says the publicity he attracted has helped him build a team of talented staff and secure funding from high-profile investors.
A new report by Deloitte singles out six industries tipped to experience a “short fuse, big bang” in the way of digital disruption, highlighting opportunities for forward-thinking start-ups.
eBay sellers are tipped to benefit from eBay’s acquisition of Pinterest-style shopping start-up Svpply.com, with the auction giant insisting the deal will allow it to offer more merchandising options.
The National Broadband Network – a vital piece of forward-thinking national infrastructure or a $43 billion waste of money?
The annual IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin wrapped up yesterday. Here are five products from this year’s show your start-up might use in the near future. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
Start-ups have been urged to consider text messages as a key marketing channel, after a report revealed 97% of text messages are opened – a far higher rate than email.
Private equity group Aura Capital has backed cashback deals site StartHere.
Being a sole trader can be an isolating experience. So it’s important to know the groups you can join and steps you can take to break the isolation. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.