Start-up idea


Getting social with video

9:49PM | Wednesday, 28 September 2011 |  An Australian video sharing site has drawn hundreds of millions of users worldwide a month after its launch, indicating that there is huge interest in such sites.

Elderly people lean on The Aid

9:30PM | Tuesday, 27 September 2011 |  To provide physical and mental support for the elderly, Lithuanian designer Egle Ugintaite created a special walking cane called The Aid.

A well-stocked start-up

9:38PM | Monday, 26 September 2011 |  A UK business has taken stock control systems to the cloud, attracting interest from PayPal. Could an Australian version reap rewards?

iPad cases are a Madoff idea

9:18PM | Thursday, 22 September 2011 |  The latest craze sweeping Wall Street is a range of iPad cases made from the wardrobe of convicted fraudster Bernie Madoff, suggesting the celebrity angle really does pay off.

Facebook-inspired social planning service

9:01PM | Wednesday, 21 September 2011 |  There’s a new online social planning service that aims to keep boredom at bay by giving its users the ideal activity at a moment’s notice.

Smartphone-inspired wristwatch

9:50PM | Tuesday, 20 September 2011 |  As mobile devices continue to pick up pace among consumers, why not develop your own technology similar to that of InPulse?

Throwing the kitchen sink at a business

9:54PM | Monday, 19 September 2011 |  A company has looked to reinvent the humble kitchen sink. Can you think of any other kitchen facilities that could do with a downsize?

Male-centric shopping centre

9:17PM | Friday, 16 September 2011 |  Shopping has traditionally been a woman’s sport. But what would happen if someone designed a mall strictly for male shoppers?

What if? A statement that launched a thousand ideas

9:28PM | Thursday, 15 September 2011 |  “What if-ing” is a great way to get your brain into creative thinking mode.

New technology pinpoints a picture’s location

9:10PM | Thursday, 15 September 2011 |  Spies in the United States are developing technology that would allow computers to pinpoint where in the world a picture was taken, which could prove useful for a number of reasons.