More businesses have websites but fewer are actually using online tools, including search engines and social media, to market their products, according to the latest MYOB Business Monitor.
Group buying continues to restructure around niche offerings, with originators such as Groupon struggling to keep pace.
Mobile app development is now a $US 20.5 billion business, but there are also many pitfalls for the unwary in an increasingly crowded marketplace. Here are five keys to making sure your apps stand out from the crowd. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
The National Broadband Network has released an update to its corporate report yesterday, confirming the project will be delayed by six months and cost an extra $1.4 billion.
The latest Sensis e-Business Report reveals consumers are getting older, increasingly use mobile devices and buy more from overseas companies than ever before. So how can Australian start-ups take advantage of these trends?
The Federal Government has spent almost $40,000 on an iPad app for small business. Is it worth the money, or yet another example of Labor's waste?
A trend dubbed “Bring Your Own Apps” is gaining pace in the workplace, according to a Telsyte report, which shows businesses are encouraging their staff to use apps for work purposes.
Australian start-ups are suffering from unfair pricing in the Australian technology market, with research conducted by StartupSmart revealing that basic start-up tech products can cost up to 37.5% more than their US counterparts.
Australian start-up Incite Systems has signed a deal with a UK firm to take its technology to the British market, after developing software to help businesses understand their eligibility for R&D tax incentives.
The days when a start-up could slap its logo on any old website are long gone. Here are five web design trends you must pay attention to if you want your web presence to deliver sales. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
Silicon Valley was once emthe/em place for tech start-ups, but is that still the case? If your mobile app or eCommerce site is the next big thing, here's how (and where) to get funding. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has issued a stark warning to merchants and consumers over payment fraud, with new data showing credit card fraud is surging as online retail booms.
Digg was once the top dog when it came to news aggregation sites. Its stocks have plummeted dramatically.
Many entrepreneurs have a compulsion to keep all their old emails. If you're among the digital hoarders, there is a simple way you can save some storage space.
Community sporting network SportingPulse, which is now majority-owned by News Limited, has acquired content management system BellvueIT.
Google released a new tablet device overnight, and all signs are suggesting this may be the first gadget to mount a significant challenge to Apple’s market dominance.
Your website is perhaps the most powerful marketing tool your start-up has. So here are five tips to make sure you get it right when it’s time to choose a domain name. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
For scammers, the end of the financial year is party time. Make sure your staff are on the lookout.
Less than a third of Australian businesses have created a mobile-optimised website, with even fewer creating new apps, a new report reveals.
New proposed laws that restrict the shift of data overseas could reduce the benefits of moving to the cloud, an expert has warned, despite research showing local firms view IT cloud applications as a key cost-saving measure.