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During a live Apple Watch demo, someone accidentally buys an Xbox [VIDEO]

Hey. Look. It's happened to the best of us right? Late night, perhaps wine was involved, and suddenly, there's a whole bunch of stuff...

Temando has raised $50 million Series B funding to help ecommerce clear the last...

Temando, a leading fulfilment software platform for ecommerce, recently raised a $50 million Series B investment from Neopost, the second largest global mail solutions...

Meet the entrepreneurs trying to make the web much faster

Stewart McGrath and Daniel Bartholomew used to work for online auction site GraysOnline in Australia, as CIO and website technical lead respectively, where they...

20 years ago, the first ever online sale was made. Next year, B2C e-commerce...

Just 20 years ago, the first ever documented e-commerce transaction was made - someone in the US bought a Sting Ten Summoner’s Tales CD...

Aussie start-up Tablo, which is shaking up the publishing industry, secures $400,000 seed funding

Australian start-up Tablo, a cloud based e-book publishing platform and writing community, recently secured a $400,000 seed funding round from investors. Lead investor Paul Reining, former...

How much did Google earn in the last second? How about Facebook? [VIDEO GRAPHIC]

This is a nifty little display of tech company wealth, developed by World Pay Zinc, a secure chip and pin provider in the U.K. There...

The first episode of 2014 [PODCAST]

Marketing podcast, PreneurCast, is for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. Each week, author and marketer Pete Williams and digital media producer Dom Goucher discuss entrepreneurship, business,...

Look out Santa and Rudolph, it’s a cloud-powered Christmas

Santa’s sleigh and reindeer aren’t the only things up in the clouds this holiday shopping season. The average individual budget in Australia for Christmas presents...

Hand on my heart, I don’t think this will eventuate: Amazon Drone Delivery [VIDEO]

Why? Mainly because it would take away the potential for this scene in Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World ever happening. How would Scott have ever...

Aussie bargain hunters too can cash in on Black Friday sales thanks to this...

The Black Friday sale is undisputedly the biggest in the world. We see US retailers offer big discounts not just on individual products, but...

eCommerce: Sorry Amazon, it’s still the next big thing!

Online retail, it would seem, has come a long way. But consider this: retail e-commerce is estimated to be $16 billion this year, a mere 6.3%, of the traditional brick-and-mortar business in Australia. Clearly, the biggest opportunities lie ahead.

Digital disruption: 50% of Aussie economy on short fuse, 2/3rds face big bang

Digital disruption continues its inexorable march in many newer ways, and in many cases might even be gaining further pace. That, as much as the fact that most research has ducked estimating the “projected magnitude of disruption,” has led Deloitte to come up with a sweeping study (“Digital disruption – Short fuse, big bang?) of digital disruption on the Australian economy as a whole, not to mention individual sectors

Brace yourself for the Digital Revolution. It’s only just begun.

If you've grown wary of all the New Media hype, put your scepticism on hold. Far from petering out, argues Paul G. Roberts, digital technology’s effect on information and communication, in all of our interconnected lives, is guaranteed to keep accelerating. In this first of two parts, Roberts traces the origins of information sharing from prehistoric times to the present day. We have come a long way -- and even with media communications more democratic than ever, there's still plenty of room to grow.

Cloudsafe365 hitches its bandwagon to popular Amazon Web Services Marketplace

Cloudsafe365, a simple-to-use WordPress plugin that provides real-time backs and defence from malware, hacking and content theft, found a way to reduce development costs by 50%. In to the bargain, its product roadmap is being delivered faster than expected. But how, I hear you ask!

ePublishing inevitable but are Australian publishers ready?

After Amazon's announcement last May that it is now selling more kindle books than print books, CAL (Copyright Agency Limited) decided to determine if Australian publishers and authors are ready for the digital revolution. In a survey, it found that, while many see the digital revolution as a significant opportunity, only a small percentage has a defined digital strategy.

How to create an iPhone app: Five lessons from the team at goCatch

Thinking of creating a mobile app? Don’t just think black-belt design and interface. Think value, think business model. App development is serious business. Apple already...

See a timeline of the $77 million PlayStation network hack [INFOGRAPHIC]

Hackers' security breach of Sony's PlayStation network ranks among one of the worst online attacks in history, according to Australia-based ComparisonFinder, which put together a timeline of the hack that cost Sony about $1.25 billion. Check out this awesome infographic.

Are Australians the worst illegal downloaders in the world?

When the climatic finale of the television series ‘Lost’ aired earlier this year, BitTorrent news service TorrentFreak estimated that 15% of all torrent downloads of the final episode originated from Australia, despite the country representing only 0.3% of the world’s population. Do we blame our convict past or lack of access to legal channels?

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s formula for minimising entrepreneurial regrets

One of the very best pieces of advice for anyone just starting is, "Life is too short for regrets." The reason: regret tends to attach itself to the things we don't do and later wish we had rather than to the things we do then wish we hadn't. This really boils down to one big life lesson: have a crack.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's formula for minimising entrepreneurial regrets

One of the very best pieces of advice for anyone just starting is, "Life is too short for regrets." The reason: regret tends to attach itself to the things we don't do and later wish we had rather than to the things we do then wish we hadn't. This really boils down to one big life lesson: have a crack.

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