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This startup risked all of its $1.67m revenue on a thought bubble, and it’s...

PoweredLocal is a Wi-Fi and social media marketing startup that helps connect small businesses to their customers. At it’s most basic level it gives customers access to free Wi-Fi in return for a check-in on Facebook or other social media platform.

How will real-time data and analytics change how we organise and attend events?

The events industry has always adapted to new technology early. Holograms, laser light technology, beacon and geo-location based activity, live polling and several other...

Payoff from Wi-Fi patent swells to $829 million but, time is running out for...

It might be the last big cheque CSIRO will collect before its storied patent — used in an estimated three billion Wi-Fi devices worldwide — expires at the end of next year. The CSIRO has pocketed about $829 million, a lot of it grudgingly from American companies who infringed on the patent. The story of this single patent is something every entrepreneur should understand.

Can a TiVo-like service on the Web save the radio industry?

Contrary to the Buggles' dire prediction, video did not kill the radio star. But the Internet has certainly made radio question its mortality. Into the breach steps a website that allows users to record hundreds of radio programs, just like TiVo. Is this legal? DAR.fm says its on the right side of legal precedent, at least in the U.S. Will it catch on? Heh. Stay tuned.

How to prevent ‘neighbours’ tapping into your wireless network

Cyber criminals and hackers can easily infiltrate an unsecured wireless network. Clearly, it’s important to take the proper measures to protect your internet. Even if a neighbour has a similar internet package, they can accidentally use your Wi-Fi or your broadband internet service for free instead of using their own. If you are living in close proximity to many other people – for example, in an apartment building – the risk increases dramatically with each tenant in close proximity.

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