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Australian brands still have a long way to go to in digital performance –...

SAP Australia recently launched its 2016 Australian Digital Experience Report, revealing that while the country’s largest brands have improved their digital performance since 2015’s inaugural study, a sizeable gap remains between the experiences brands deliver and what consumers expect.

Countdown begins to Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s tour of Australia and New Zealand

The inventor of the World Wide Web is to touch down on Australians soil on 27 January, his first visit to the country in 15 years. He will tour five cities including Wellington in New Zealand.

Australia’s Number 2 is Anthill’s Number 1 at the sixth annual Cool Company Awards

All Hail the New Number 2! Launched in 1993 in a Western Australia garage, the company sells itself as solid like a big telco but spunky like a startup. iiNet has also challenged itself with breakthrough products, the latest of which is iiNet Labs, a research and development division that focuses on the needs of the company and its customers. The company that once organised staff for a climb up Mount Kilimanjaro now finds itself at the summit of 'coolness', taking home the top accolade at Anthill Magazine's Sixth Annual Cool Company Awards.

The NBN is here! (Kinda.) NSW city gets trial run with the new broadband

A few select iiNet customers in New South Wales have become the first in mainland Australia to connect to the NBN, in what the Labor Government and ISPs alike hope is a sign of good news to come. After reports of successful connections from residents in the city of Armidale, NSW in April, iiNet made its NBN launch official this past week at a ceremony showcasing the benefits of superfast download speeds. Let the rollout begin!

Meet iiNet, Anthill 2010 Cool Company Award Finalist [Big Kahuna Award Category]

iiNet likes to call itself a challenger brand. First and foremost, that means taking on communications behemoths like Telstra and Optus (sometimes in court). But it also means challenging itself with breakthrough products, such as Naked DSL in 2007, phone-modem combo BoB in 2009 and internet TV in 2010.

Downloading illegally? Hey, join the crowd.

In a recent poll by product-comparison website Compare Broadband, 37% Of 313 random participants admitted to having downloaded content illegally. In addition, 29% said they regularly download illegal content over the Internet. "Regularly" was defined in the poll as having downloaded more than 10 pirated files.

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Five ways to manage your time by managing yourself, with Helen...

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.

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The Top 5 Most Insanely Dumb Mistakes made by Rookie and...

LinkedIn is a professional and commercial platform. What you do on LinkedIn matters: it really matters, and if you’re not careful, your actions can backfire and tarnish your brand and your integrity. We're going to throw out a wild guess and say that you don’t want to get burned by your mistakes. Fair enough. This FREE REPORT from David Hobson has the five most common LinkedIn mistakes and what you can do to avoid them.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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