Four reasons why the cloud is hot

10:31PM | Friday, 11 October 2013 | John Russell

There can be little doubt that right now, in both business and society, the cloud is a hot topic. Here are four reasons why.

The big smartphone trends mobile app developers need to be aware of: Part Two

10:31PM | Tuesday, 8 October 2013 | Taskmaster

The global smartphone market is huge – and growing rapidly. In the second of a two-part series, here are the big trends in the mobile industry you need to be aware of.

The big smartphone trends mobile app developers need to be aware of: Part One

10:16PM | Monday, 7 October 2013 | Taskmaster

Ever wondered whether Apple or Android is ahead the Australian smartphone market? In the first of a two-part series, here are the big trends in the mobile industry you need to be aware of.

Australian handmade marketplace booms as Etsy changes rules

10:50PM | Friday, 4 October 2013 | Rose Powell

Zibbet, a Sydney-based online marketplace for handmade goods, has been swamped with new browsers, buyers and sellers this week after craft heavyweight Etsy announced changes to its rules to include the sale of manufactured goods this week.

Start-up development company raising $2.2 million to acquire and partner with B2B start-ups

9:56PM | Monday, 30 September 2013 | Rose Powell

Kingston Equities is this week launching a fundraising strategy to raise $2.2 million in venture capital to support the acquisition of a range of business to business companies in the coming year.

The new social network that’s hotter than LinkedIn

9:07PM | Monday, 30 September 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

LinkedIn is still one of the greatest networking and recruitment tools out there. However, there’s now a hot new player on the social networking block.

Three reasons why you should not copy T&Cs from another site

9:47PM | Friday, 27 September 2013 | Vanessa Emilio

You rely on your online legals to protect you and your business in the event of a customer suing you or reporting your business to a regulatory authority. So it’s important you get them right.

Should you build a mobile website or develop an app? Or should you do both?

9:18PM | Tuesday, 24 September 2013 | Taskmaster

Are you weighing up whether to build a mobile website or an app? Perhaps you’re a smartphone sceptic? If so, it’s time to examine your mobile strategy.

Meet Jolla: Lessons from the smartphone start-up rising from Nokia’s ashes

9:02PM | Thursday, 19 September 2013 | Taskmaster

How Jolla was born from the wreckage of Nokia is an inspiring tale for anyone fed up with working for someone else and thinking of launching their own business.

Big brother is watching: App marketers beware

9:36PM | Friday, 13 September 2013 | Vanessa Emilio

NSA. Edward Snowden. Lavabit. Silent Circle. Windows 8. Privacy has recently been in the headlines – with big implications for all tech start-ups.

Five reasons why cloud computing is not standard

9:25PM | Friday, 13 September 2013 | John Russell

Despite its potential to fundamentally transform business, cloud computing is still not seen by politicians as being an essential business tool. Here are five reasons why.

How to speak designer: 99designs executive shares his tips for getting the best out of designers

9:19PM | Thursday, 12 September 2013 | Rose Powell

Jason Sew Hoy, the chief operations officer for 99designs, reveals the best way to encourage designers to create the kind of results you’re after. 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.