MySpace raising $50 million to challenge Spotify, Pandora

11:40PM | Tuesday, 20 November 2012 | Patrick Stafford

MySpace will attempt to raise $US50 million to compete in the music streaming business against existing players Spotify and Pandora.

Foundry makes two start-up investments, looks to morph into VC fund

11:00AM | Tuesday, 20 November 2012 | Oliver Milman

Sydney incubator Foundry has revealed investments in two further start-up ventures, announcing that it is looking to raise up to $20 million to turn itself into a fully-fledged venture capital fund next year.

Australian entrepreneurs need to embrace ‘creative destruction’, claims Turnbull

11:04PM | Friday, 16 November 2012 | Oliver Milman

Malcolm Turnbull, the Opposition communications spokesman, says Australia needs to start celebrating the “creative destruction” of industries in order to foster innovation.

Improve the way you share files

11:04PM | Thursday, 15 November 2012 | Taskmaster

When it comes to sharing computer files, Old Taskmaster still remembers the days of the ‘sneakernet’. Thankfully, Taskmaster Enterprises has moved into the new millennium – and you should too.

Be a social media maverick and switch away from Facebook

11:53PM | Wednesday, 14 November 2012 | Taskmaster

After the Dallas Mavericks called foul against Facebook’s charging, the NBA team began playing on a different social media court. Should Australian start-ups join them?

Five top time-saving tools for soloists

11:49PM | Wednesday, 14 November 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Solo operators have little time to waste, so these timely tools should prove invaluable for getting things done quicker. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.

NY coding start-up partners with Melbourne college

11:11PM | Monday, 12 November 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Richard Branson-backed start-up Codecademy has partnered with an elite college in Melbourne’s east thanks to Australian Rhodes Scholar Leng Lee, the start-up’s first employee.

How to survive the tech start-up “brofest”

11:41PM | Thursday, 8 November 2012 | Briana Everett

When it comes to gender equality, the tech industry still has a very long way to go. By following these key tips, women can thrive as tech entrepreneurs. BY BRIANA EVERETT.

NSW Govt offers up $5,000 cash prizes for health-related apps

11:01PM | Wednesday, 7 November 2012 | Michelle Hammond

The NSW Government is calling on developers to create health-related apps as part of a newly launched competition, offering $5,000 cash prizes for the best apps in each category.

Online security shortfall set to hurt retailers over Christmas: Report

11:00AM | Tuesday, 6 November 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Businesses are being urged to ramp up their online security measures in the lead-up to Christmas, with research revealing only a third of businesses have a risk management procedure in place.

Start-ups urged to buck reticence to staff BYO tech

11:19PM | Monday, 5 November 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Start-ups have been urged to not deter staff from bringing their own smartphones or tablets into the workplace, following a new study that shows most large businesses are wary of the practice.

iPad mini launches, but Apple forced to eat humble pie

11:15PM | Friday, 2 November 2012 | Patrick Stafford

The launch of the iPad mini has been overshadowed by Apple's ongoing stoush with Samsung.

Make sure your computers are secure

10:25PM | Monday, 29 October 2012 | Taskmaster

Would you tolerate an employee giving your competitors access to your commercially sensitive documents? If not, make sure your computers are secure.

DealsDirect scraps its unprofitable daily deal site DealMe

10:24PM | Thursday, 25 October 2012 | Cara Waters

The DealsDirect Group has shut down DealMe, the group's daily deal site which has been running since 2011.

What to expect from the iPad Mini announcement

10:02PM | Tuesday, 23 October 2012 | Patrick Stafford

Apple is expected to announce a new, smaller version of the iPad at a special announcement in San Francisco tomorrow.

Google suffers triple PR disaster as earnings report "pending Larry quote" leaked early

10:04PM | Friday, 19 October 2012 | Patrick Stafford

It's been a bad day at Google, but Larry Page still managed to stay upbeat.

Yelp puts the bite on businesses buying bogus reviews

10:03PM | Friday, 19 October 2012 | Patrick Stafford

Yelp has just issued a warning to all businesses buying fake reviews: They’re coming after you.

Brisbane youngsters win first Jumpstarter start-up competition

10:32PM | Thursday, 18 October 2012 | Oliver Milman

Projuce, a team of four young Brisbane developers, has won Jumpstarter 2012, a new Microsoft-backed competition to find the best tech start-up idea over the course of a weekend.

The empty office, postmodern-style

10:00PM | Thursday, 18 October 2012 | Taskmaster

Taskmaster Enterprises has just invested in a broken John Deere combine harvester. However, in an empty office, there are good reasons why it’s an important business investment.

Melbourne Uni start-up MetaCDN snags $2.3 million investment

10:00AM | Thursday, 18 October 2012 | Oliver Milman

MetaCDN, a web start-up born out of the University of Melbourne, has secured $US2.3 million in an investment round led by Australian venture capital firm Starfish Ventures.