Gold Coast incubator Silicon Lakes aiming to make a splash among start-ups

10:00AM | Monday, 15 October 2012 | Oliver Milman

A new incubator for tech start-ups, dubbed Silicon Lakes, is launching on the Gold Coast, with a pitch competition for app developers acting as the curtain raiser to the scheme.

Australia Post to invest $2 billion in expanding parcel locker, digital mailbox network

10:08PM | Thursday, 11 October 2012 | Patrick Stafford

Australia Post is making a big investment in parcel delivery systems to keep up with booming online sales that have put a strain on the postal system.

Top five cloud computing tips for soloists

10:01PM | Wednesday, 10 October 2012 | Oliver Milman

Cloud computing – outsourcing your data to a datacentre over the internet – is a growing business trend. If you're curious about the cloud, here are five tips to get you started. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

Companies caught in Alan Jones crossfire highlight key social media lessons

10:15PM | Tuesday, 9 October 2012 | Patrick Stafford

In the age of social media even SMEs have to be very aware of their media profile and branding, as illustrated by the Alan Jones controversy.

The revamped R&D tax break: What your start-up needs to know

10:28PM | Tuesday, 9 October 2012 | Mahesh Sharma

If your start-up is developing a new invention, the Federal Government's R&D Tax Incentive can return up to 45 cents for every dollar spent on it. Here are some facts to be aware of before you apply. BY MAHESH SHARMA.

If you can’t be Coke, be Pepsi

10:51PM | Friday, 5 October 2012 | Taskmaster

If you aren’t the market leader in your industry, put your energy into becoming the leading competitor. It’s a lesson as new as Apple and Samsung – or as old as Coke and Pepsi.

Meet the Australian biometrics company working with Apple on ID technology

10:04PM | Wednesday, 3 October 2012 | Patrick Stafford

Australian company Microlatch is at the forefront of the smartphone and mobile payment systems security revolution.

Formal Apple apology over Maps app a lesson for SMEs

10:20PM | Monday, 1 October 2012 | Patrick Stafford

Apple has apologised over errors in its much-criticised Maps app.

Sydney start-up OpenLearning to go up against Coursera

9:14PM | Friday, 28 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Sydney start-up OpenLearning will go up against online education heavyweight Coursera as it prepares to launch a range of free and paid courses.

The Mac marketer talks start-ups

9:06PM | Friday, 28 September 2012 | Oliver Milman

Guy Kawasaki, former chief evangelist at Apple, was in Australia recently. Here he braves the pastel colours and soft furnishings of Seven’s Weekend Sunrise to talk start-ups, along with hackathon winner Jason Maclulich.

Five start-up lessons from the Young Rich List

9:46PM | Thursday, 27 September 2012 | Oliver Milman

Atlassian co-founders Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar topped the BRW Young Rich List with an amazing $480 million fortune. Here are five key lessons from this year’s list. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

Secure your humble USB sticks

9:35PM | Thursday, 15 September 2011 | Taskmaster

When it comes time to secure your computers, don't overlook the basics.

Developers set to grapple with Apple’s iOS 6 update

9:06PM | Monday, 24 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Start-up developers look set for both opportunities and challenges due to Apple’s latest update to iOS 6, with a redesign of the App Store coming under fire.

Five top business apps for the iPhone 5

9:13PM | Thursday, 20 September 2012 | Oliver Milman

The Australian release of Apple’s iPhone 5 is upon us. Here are five essential apps that can help to transform your iPhone into an essential productivity tool for your business. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

Business users urged to switch off Internet Explorer after vulnerability exposed

9:34PM | Wednesday, 19 September 2012 | Patrick Stafford

Business users have been urged to switch off Internet Explorer after a vulnerability was exposed.

Add new filters to Gmail

9:53PM | Tuesday, 18 September 2012 | Patrick Stafford

Email filters are a great way of distilling messages you don’t need to read, or spam messages that you don’t want to receive.

Four key ways businesses can leverage mobile trends

9:14PM | Monday, 17 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

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 release iPhone pricing: Check out all the plans here

9:30PM | Monday, 17 September 2012 | Patrick Stafford

Australian telcos have released their pricing for the Apple iPhone 5. Here are all the details.

Adelaide entrepreneur launches coder marketplace

9:38PM | Friday, 14 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Australian coders are being encouraged to use newly launched platform, where employers have to “prove themselves” to coders, rather than coders convincing employers.

Apple unveils new iPhone 5, launches in Australia on September 21

9:02AM | Thursday, 13 September 2012 | Patrick Stafford

Apple announced a new bigger and thinner iPhone 5 at this morning's presentation, along with new iPods and an iTunes update.