Platform to pair problems to lawyers for quick solutions launches

11:03PM | Monday, 4 November 2013 | Gavin Lower

After noticing how hard it was for friends and acquaintances to find the right lawyer to handle their legal issues, corporate lawyer Jeremy Tompkins created a platform to fill the gap.

Entries open for $50,000 I.T. Invention Test pitching competition

10:12PM | Friday, 18 October 2013 | Gavin Lower

Information technology entrepreneurs have the chance to win a share of $50,000 in prizes through ITC Geelong’s investment pitching competition.

Make sure your apps don’t break with KitKat

10:10PM | Tuesday, 15 October 2013 | Taskmaster

In the past couple of days, Google has announced some big changes with Android 4.4 KitKat. Here are some key details you must be aware of.

Hiring a coder: The great Fizz Buzz debate

10:59PM | Monday, 14 October 2013 | Taskmaster

So here’s the situation: You’re looking to hire a coder – and a good one. Here’s one technique you should consider.

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.

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.

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.

The number crunch on big data

9:45PM | Thursday, 26 September 2013 | Jason Rose

One of the big business buzzwords at the moment is ‘big data’. But do the numbers really add up for your business?

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.

Electric engine start-up rising as Holden Australia’s future looks bleak

9:33PM | Thursday, 19 September 2013 | Rose Powell

As speculation again swirls around the future of General Motors Holden in Australia, a Melbourne-based vehicle engineering start-up is going from strength to strength.

Ex-Nokia start-up Jolla announces Android apps will work on its smartphone

9:03PM | Wednesday, 18 September 2013 | Andrew Sadauskas

Jolla, a smartphone start-up launched by former Nokia staff, has announced that unmodified Android apps will be able to run on its MeeGo-based Sailfish operating system.

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.

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

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop: Pipe dreams are better than tunnel vision

8:51PM | Monday, 19 August 2013 | Taskmaster

Remember how, in the 1970s, state governments and planners promised us that freeways were the solution to traffic jams? Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk says he has a new solution to our traffic woes.

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?

How and why to keep up with Google’s latest changes

8:17PM | Thursday, 15 August 2013 | Patrick Stafford

While maintaining a good search ranking on Google might be tricky, there are some important reasons why you should – and here’s how to do it.

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.