From Australia, Silicon Valley can look like the magical kingdom of start-ups. The reality, however, is far more mundane. BY NIKI SCEVAK.
Reports of scams were up 35% in 2011, costing small businesses and consumers $85 million. To make sure your business isn’t next, here are 10 common scams you must be aware of. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
Three Australian tech entrepreneurs have developed a new platform to help social network users preserve their digital lives, all whilst travelling on the Startup Bus from Las Vegas to Texas.
Victoria-based ICT start-ups are being encouraged to apply for the Victorian Government’s $11 million Digital Futures Fund.
Apple CEO Tim Cook this morning unveiled the new 4G iPad, which features a high resolution retina display and is set to launch in Australian on March 16.
California-based company Cadence Design Systems has partnered with National ICT Australia to launch a business incubation program for Australian integrated circuit start-ups.
The challenge is to select the strategies most suitable to your particular market and business model, while ensuring you provide the best service to your customers.
Tony Hsieh sold his first start-up to Microsoft for $265 million, and recently sold his second for $1.2 billion. If you're about to launch a business, the secrets to his success are essential reading. BY ADAM FRANKLIN.
After Sabrina Kushnir launched online jewellery store Kush Diamonds, she learned about a strange new language called Google SEO. Now she's a fluent speaker, the customers are flocking to her site. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
Three former Google employees have unveiled a new start-up named Fluent, which aims to change the way people use email, after becoming frustrated with Google’s US-centric mindset.
Google is to launch a $120 million overhaul of its headquarters with the addition of an ‘experience centre’ that will be used to create new projects and work with start-ups in secret.
Start-ups in the IT industry have been put on notice after a new report revealed Australia’s IT services sector has been shrinking since 2011.
Having the right working environment early on sets the stage for faster learning and growth in the long-term. BY BRAD LINDENBERG.
Australian software giant Atlassian have taken the hackathon concept one step further, sending 10 software gradates to its Hack House for a week of training, coding and team-building activities.
A nineteen-year-old entrepreneur based in Sydney is the latest developer to launch an online service for taxi users, identifying taxi payment system Cabcharge as its main competitor.
Twitter has acquired social aggregation service Summify for an undisclosed sum, two years after its Romanian-born founders relocated to Vancouver.
More than a third of Australian small businesses do not have a disaster recovery system to ensure IT systems are quickly reestablished, a new report reveals, compared to 16% of larger firms.
If you’re using any sort of email client, then you’ve probably stored up hundreds or even thousands of deleted messages that you thought were gone forever. In order to save space, you should simply delete them.
Google’s Android platform has launched a portal titled Android Design, a guide that outlines best user interface practices for app developers.
If you’ve ever watched a video on an iOS device, then you’ve probably had to stop watching and then do something else, leaving your video half unwatched. But there’s a way to resume videos from where you left off.