Consider creating a mobile website

1:00AM | Thursday, 19 January 2012 | Taskmaster

Does your website look any good on a smartphone or tablet? Borrow an iPhone and an iPad and a few similar devices and do some checking.

Technology  | Websites  | Leadership

Sydney co-working space Investon set to launch

1:32PM | Wednesday, 18 January 2012 | Michelle Hammond

New co-working space Investon will launch in Sydney this Friday, with the founders insisting it will be a thriving hub for people to share their ideas, as opposed to simply sharing a workspace.

 | Growth  | Growth Strategy  | Technology

Sydney High Teck Startup Group sets launch date

1:14PM | Tuesday, 17 January 2012 | Michelle Hammond

The Sydney High Teck Startup Group, which calls itself “a social network with a more formal structure” for budding entrepreneurs, is set to launch, with plans to expand into other Australian cities.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Technology

Android launches design portal for app developers

1:51PM | Friday, 13 January 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Google’s Android platform has launched a portal titled Android Design, a guide that outlines best user interface practices for app developers.

 | Business planning  | Growth  | Technology  | IT

Use the phone, not email

1:33PM | Tuesday, 10 January 2012 | Taskmaster

Here’s my new rule. I won’t let anyone reply to an email more than twice. They can send two responses, but after that they need to pick up the phone or go and see the recipient in person.

 | Technology  | Websites

Five tablets to challenge the iPad in 2012

1:44PM | Tuesday, 10 January 2012 | Oliver Milman

Ever since Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPad to the world in early 2010, Apple’s rivals have been scrambling to find a way to challenge the tech giant in a brand new category – tablets. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

 | Technology  | IT

Apptopia to help app developers sell their wares

1:56PM | Friday, 6 January 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Apptopia, a marketplace designed to help broker the sale of mobile apps, is to launch with the aim of providing an exit strategy for developers and an opportunity for other entrepreneurs.

 | Growth  | Sell a business  | Technology  | Websites  | IT

Rupert Murdoch: Follow him on to Twitter

1:22PM | Thursday, 5 January 2012 | Taskmaster

By now you’ve probably heard about Rupert Murdoch joining Twitter, but if you haven’t been following his Tweets then hurry up – it’s incredibly entertaining and more than a little thought provoking.

 | Technology

$1 starting price for iPhone app highlights developers’ struggles

1:20PM | Wednesday, 4 January 2012 | Michelle Hammond

A mobile app developer is selling his iPhone app on eBay for a starting price of $1 to escape the costs associated with the app, suggesting the market is becoming less viable for smaller players.

 | Financing a business  | Cashflow  | Technology  | Websites

Government offers $13.6 million to establish NBN-inspired Digital Hubs

1:16PM | Tuesday, 3 January 2012 | Michelle Hammond

More than $13 million has been set aside for the Federal Government’s Digital Hubs program, designed to highlight the opportunities presented by the National Broadband Network.

 | Financing a business  | Venture Capital  | Technology  | Websites