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Brisbane to help asylum seekers and refugees resettle in Australia via technology

Some of the problem areas to be addressed include disability access and support, employment, entrepreneurship, health, housing, language, legal and migration advice, working qualifications, tracing family, and translation services.

Four words to use to influence absolutely anyone! [VIDEO]

There are four words in the English language that will not only get someone's attention but, will give you a chance of influencing their...

Mind your ‘I’s and, well, just your ‘I’s really: What are you really saying?

Professor James Pennebaker made a startling discovery about how people use pronouns. It turns out, they say a lot about you. The use of the...

Words, words, words! Why the right choice of words can have a lasting impact

This appeared on the parody and internet meme site The Poke in the last day. This, from a real menu, somewhere in the world, is...

To all English grammar vigilantes, Stephen Fry says “sod them to Hades”

Do you slap your forehead every time you see a business sign that sticks an apostrophe before an 's' where the word is simply plural? If so, Stephen Fry would like to have a word. The actor/columnist gives us an entertaining yet measured argument for the beauty of English in all of its happily bastardised forms.

iLingual app lets users give lip in foreign languages

Now you can use you iPhone to speak another language without knowing a word. Checkout the iLingual lads using their app to give Parisians some lip.

Tame the email beast – get control, get opened, get actioned

If you’re not careful, half your day can vanish down your inbox’s throat. A survey of almost 600 professionals showed two thirds of them spent...

Strategy: Attracting capital – are you ready?

The statistics are disturbing. A typical venture capital (VC) firm receives around 1,000 business plans a year, and quickly rejects 90% without a detailed...

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Five essential things to get right if you want to raise...

So you’ve got a brilliant idea, or maybe you’ve even started building your nascent business, but you think it might help to bring on some extra money. You try to raise the money, but wherever you go it seems there are roadblocks and challenges, and it’s difficult to know where to start. To help tackle this tricky tropic, we interviewed Bryan Vadas. He’s the founder of iPledg (Australia’s leading crowdfunding platform for creative, commercial, charitable and community projects) and Capital Exchange Australia (an education and funding platform for startups).

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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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