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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Tech & Innovation

Tech & Innovation
News, opinions and advice on technology development and the state of innovation.

You know how they say you should drink a couple of litres of water per day? Most of us genuinely want to adhere to...

The countdown to the Cools has begun. From the hundreds of applications we received this year, this impressive posse has been selected as our Top...

Sydney based start-up, mHealth Digital, has launched SunVisor, a mobile app aimed at decreasing the number of skin cancer cases in Australia

Brisbane-based Brus Media started out as a Facebook app but co-founders Nic Blair and Shon Siemonek soon turned it into a hot mobile app marketing start-up

Work-life solutions provider, SeventeenHundred has launched its interactive, online platform, The Work & Life Hub to help Aussies improve work-life balance

Innovative and disruptive cashless transaction start-up, Clipp, is exceeding expectations since securing $4.69 million from Mobile Embrace in June this year

With 48 million cyber security incidents in 2014 alone, one really dangerous thing for SMB owners to think is, “We’re not big enough for cyber attackers.”

Wellington City Council and BizDojo have launched a new tech hub and Collider programme - a key component of the Council’s Economic Development Strategy

Medical start-up, Enlitic and radiology provider, Capitol Health have partnered to bring deep learning-supported diagnostics to Australia and Asia.

Aussie-based Dsync has been named among the top 24 tech start-ups for 2016 by the National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association

Online restaurant reservation company, Dimmi has partnered with iVvy, an online event marketplace, to fill thousands of unused Aussie restaurant spaces

The Prime Minister's Office is partnering with Pollenizer to deliver DataStart – an open data initiative to support data‐driven innovation in Australia

SME owners often complain that business law exists to make their lives harder and feel no different about social media law. Is that actually the case?

The tech start-up scene is ripe with opportunity but whilst balancing the books are high on the agenda, one crucial factor is often overlooked, people

We all agree that computers are pretty amazing, so what if we taught a computer how to learn? What would that do? In this TED...

Areej Alsheikh and Amin Bazzaz's car wash service start-up, airSponge won co-working hub River City Labs' inaugural Startup Weekend Brisbane Women event.

Entrepreneur Peter Byrne brought the popular invention Trolley Bags to Australia, it is now reaching more people through Facebook videos than McDonalds.

Tech business models are being used in a surprising array of businesses that aren’t your typical tech businesses; from car makers to coffee roasters.

KPMG Australia and Advance have launched the 2016 elevate61 accelerator, opening up applications to Aussie tech start-ups ready to conquer the US market.

StartupAUS and ACS have welcomed Labor’s Girls into Code initiative which would see $4.5m in grants put towards supporting girls into learning code




Finding the time to tackle everything is one of the greatest challenges faced by business owners. To help time-starved business owners work smarter and not harder, we spoke with Helen Ebdon. The director of Affirming Business and Executive Coaching, she’s a serial entrepreneur who started her first business at age 25. She’s built and run direct marketing and communications businesses and she’s also the creator of the Take 15 Program for business effectiveness.


Australia’s rapidly growing digital economy has ballooned to $79 billion. That means it now represents 5.1% of GDP – bigger than traditional industry sectors...