Fairfax Media


Fairfax flags digital acquisition strategy after sell-down of Trade Me

12:07PM | Tuesday, 18 December 2012 |  Fairfax Media has flagged its intention to make digital acquisitions as part of a wider strategy to transform the business from print to digital, despite offloading its 51% stake in Trade Me.

THE NEWS WRAP: James Murdoch rejects suggestions he runs News International like a “mafia boss”

11:16AM | Friday, 11 November 2011 |  James Murdoch was involved in heated exchanges with British MPs overnight, rejecting suggestions that he runs News International like a “mafia boss”.

The world’s super rich as you’ve never seen them before

6:57PM | Thursday, 23 June 2011 |  This week's best of the web features a rich list with a twist, Amazon's first employee and a mumpreneur taking on Fairfax.

Nine Entertainment sparks hopes of start-up spending spree

5:00AM | Tuesday, 24 May 2011 |  Nine Entertainment says it plans to buy into more start-ups following its investment in online shoe retailer StyleTread, raising hopes of increased media company interest in emerging businesses.

THE NEWS WRAP: Log of 12,000 Vodafone complaints handed to regulators

1:11AM | Friday, 21 January 2011 |  Creator of Vodafail.com hands regulars a huge dossier of customer complaints, alleging poor service and poor network coverage.

Facebook micropayment tool to enable in-screen purchases

10:30AM | Thursday, 28 October 2010 |  PayPal says users will be able to click and buy low-cost content without leaving web pages, with low transaction charges for sellers.

THE NEWS WRAP: Rising dollar to hurt small firms at the petrol pump

10:12AM | Tuesday, 19 October 2010 |  The rising dollar will not protect small firms from price hikes at the petrol pump, with new research suggesting that fuel prices will rise by two to three cents over the next fortnight.

I have been running my business from my spare bedroom. When should I leave it for an office?

10:52PM | Wednesday, 6 October 2010 |  If you are running your business as a hobby or a sole trader, and you don't intend to hire full-time staff, then home business can be a great solution.