LATEST receives US$400 million takeover offer: Report

9:14PM | Tuesday, 10 September 2013 | Gavin Lower

Australian-based outsourcing website is reportedly the subject of a US$400 million takeover offer from Japanese recruitment site Recruit Co.

Privacy commissioner finds 83% of leading Australian websites non-compliant

9:51PM | Friday, 6 September 2013 | Vanessa Emilio

Australia’s privacy laws have recently changed, and all businesses have until March 2014 to become fully compliant. Here are some key details you need to consider.

Five blogging boo-boos to avoid

9:17PM | Friday, 6 September 2013 | Adam Franklin

From using a boring headline to forgetting to include a call to action, here are five common, yet easy to avoid blogging mistakes you should be aware of.

AFL stars back Three65 Underwear’s subscription undies revolution

9:19PM | Wednesday, 4 September 2013 | Gavin Lower

Frustration with the high prices of name brand men’s underwear prompted Will Strange to start his own subscription online store Three65 Underwear.

How old are you in the clouds?

8:28PM | Friday, 30 August 2013 | John Russell

Age discrimination has long been a fact of life in business. However, cloud computing means entrepreneurs are increasingly being judged on ability.

Pollenizer-backed start-up plans to shake up online real estate listings in the Philippines

8:18PM | Wednesday, 28 August 2013 | Rose Powell

Australian real estate investor and entrepreneur Will Pattison is off to the Philippines next week in a bid to revolutionise online real estate transactions.

Australian multimillion-dollar design start-up Canva launches worldwide

8:00AM | Tuesday, 27 August 2013 | Rose Powell

Canva, a well-backed start-up promising to revolutionise the design field of marketing collateral, has launched worldwide.

Email blockage lifted as MailChimp manoeuvres off spam blacklists

8:00AM | Monday, 26 August 2013 | Rose Powell

Email service provider MailChimp says it’s fixed an issue that meant emails sent via their service were being blocked from .au domain accounts.

Australian businesses in jeopardy as major ISP provider blocks MailChimp newsletter service

8:31PM | Friday, 23 August 2013 | Rose Powell

Businesses relying on MailChimp are caught up in a battle between online service providers that could mean their emails are only reaching a fraction of their audience.

Android app development dominates over Apple iOS

8:52PM | Thursday, 22 August 2013 | Myriam Robin

Android app development continues to power ahead of Apple’s iOS, according to figures released by

Green consultancy firm transforms expertise into globally scalable software

8:13PM | Tuesday, 20 August 2013 | Rose Powell

Corporate sustainability consultants Tania Crosbie and Melissa Houghton have this week released the first iteration of their VillageHive software, which makes their expertise available to a greater audience than they could work with directly.

Clouds of professional relationships

8:05PM | Friday, 16 August 2013 | John Russell

Social media is taking over the world of communications. But can there be too much of a good thing?

Why being afraid of customers can hold tech start-ups back

8:12PM | Thursday, 15 August 2013 | Rose Powell

International design marketplace 99designs is one of Australia’s major start-up success stories, with 240,000 registered designers. Chief operations officer Jason Sew Hoy discusses some of the challenges the platform has faced.

99designs launches service for quick changes

8:26AM | Wednesday, 14 August 2013 | Rose Powell

Online design marketplace 99designs has launched a new service that allows users to get small changes done to existing designs within a few hours.

The 10 commandments for reaching A-List bloggers

8:43PM | Monday, 12 August 2013 | Adam Franklin

Do you want to get influential bloggers to link to your website? Here are 10 commandments to follow and an email template to try.

Make sure your business trademark is unique

8:50PM | Thursday, 8 August 2013 | Craig Yeung

The recent Apple v Amazon case in the United States concerning Amazon’s use of the phrase ‘Appstore’ provides an important lesson for business owners in relation to use of trademarks.

Small Perth store takes on UK's Topshop in name battle

8:58PM | Thursday, 8 August 2013 | Melinda Oliver

A fashion retailer in Perth is battling it out with UK retail giant Arcadia Group, ahead of the expected launch of the UK Topshop brand in the city.

RecruitLoop opens US office, secures $500,000 in funding

8:35PM | Tuesday, 6 August 2013 | Rose Powell

Australian recruitment marketplace start-up RecruitLoop has raised $500,000 to fund its expansion plans and is opening an office in the US.

Say hello to Yellloh: Four young entrepreneurs raise $100,000 and launch social discussion site

8:56PM | Tuesday, 6 August 2013 | Rose Powell

Four Melbourne entrepreneurs under the age of 25 have raised $100,000 in seed capital and launched a social discussion network to plug the gap between social networks and forums.

Former Catch of the Day project manager launches start-up to tackle dog-eat-dog culture

8:15PM | Monday, 5 August 2013 | Rose Powell

Fresh from serving as a project manager for Catch of the Day, Robert McIntosh has this week launched a start-up to deliver monthly gifts, such as flowers, coffee or beer, to people.