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THE NEWS WRAP: Murdoch abandons BSkyB bid

7:09AM | Thursday, 14 July 2011 |  Rupert Murdoch has pulled the plug on the attempted takeover of UK broadcaster BSkyB in the wake of the phone hacking scandal that has engulfed his media empire.

Green boom tipped as Enernoc snaps up Energy Response for $28m

7:00AM | Thursday, 14 July 2011 |  A leading investment fund has predicted a flurry of action among start-ups in the clean tech space following the $28 million acquisition of demand response company Energy Response by US-based Enernoc.

Carbon price fund set to ignite green start-ups

7:16PM | Monday, 11 July 2011 | 

Carbon tax winners and losers

7:04PM | Monday, 11 July 2011 | 

THE NEWS WRAP: Tiger suspension to cost $1.5m a week

7:01AM | Monday, 4 July 2011 |  Tiger Airways' shock grounding will will mean big costs for the airline which will fight to get back in the air this week.

KARTON thinks outside the box

7:30AM | Friday, 1 July 2011 |  We’ve seen stylish cardboard boxes rise in popularity as cost-effective storage devices, but what about cardboard furniture?

UniQuest to showcase biotech innovations

6:10AM | Friday, 24 June 2011 |  Research commercialisation company UniQuest will showcase 50 innovations on behalf of Australian universities at a US event later this month.

Govt launches competition for clean tech start-ups

6:16PM | Thursday, 23 June 2011 |  A new nationwide competition for clean tech start-ups offers the winner the chance to represent Australia at a similar competition in the US and potentially win more than $100,000 in services.

Don’t let your business be green duped

6:09PM | Wednesday, 22 June 2011 |  Start-ups can save money through energy efficiency, but misleading promises and poor-quality systems are common in the growing green market. BY RICHARD NICOL.

Funeral industry enough to turn green over

6:53PM | Friday, 10 June 2011 |  While it may not be the most cheerful sector, there certainly appears to be plenty of opportunity to capitalise on the increasingly “green” funeral business.
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