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Website of the Week: Deck of Secrets on the iPhone

A few months back, Matthews teamed up with software developer Shaun Ervive to turn the Deck of Secrets guides into iPhone applications.

Website of the Week: Webby Award winners announced

The winning websites and digital campaigns in this year's Webby Awards - dubbed the "Oscars for the Internet" - were announced last night.

Take this job and… clock it

Jarrad Woods, a video game developer for Canberra-based studio 2K Australia, notified his employers of his decision to quit by creating a Flash game for them to play.

50 Top Publicity Stunts

Earlier this year, prominent UK PR agency Taylor Herring compiled a list of the Top 50 Publicity Stunts. Some of them created a global buzz, some were very expensive and some were downright illegal. But they all succeeded in turning heads and getting chins wagging, which surely put a smile on the brands being publicised.

Not-for-profit Miro launches new 'adopt a line of code' business model

In an effort to secure required development funds and a way forward, open source media software platform Miro today announced its revised business model: adopt a line of the software's code.

Not-for-profit Miro launches new ‘adopt a line of code’ business model

In an effort to secure required development funds and a way forward, open source media software platform Miro today announced its revised business model: adopt a line of the software's code.

Website(s) of the week: Students locked up until they built 6 web startups from...

The idea of locking a bunch of creative people in a room until they have hammered out a plan for a new business is not new. In fact, it's been done at Mixer events around the world for a number of years. But the concepts - which tends to engender a form of Stockholm Syndrome in entrepreneurs held hostage by market problems - always seems to churn out interesting formative business. They might not always go on to become the next Google, but the process illustrates the power of focused collaboration.

Dots Gloves: Just the thing for an iPhone winter

Thinking back, those old gloves with the fingers cut off were a triumph of rationality over common sense. Useful, but kinda pointless. Fortunately, glove...

Website of the Week: Business Exchange

The real value in this new digital media landscape rests with networks and the ability to extract what is interesting and useful from the cacophony created online by pornographers, pontificators and penny-stock pushers. Last August, US business magazine BusinessWeek lifted the lid on Business Exchange, a social media initiative that it had been developing for two years.

Assisted-walking with Honda's new 'Robolegs'

The global economic crisis might have ravaged the once mighty Japanese auto industry, but it's good to see that Honda continues to flex its...

Assisted-walking with Honda’s new ‘Robolegs’

The global economic crisis might have ravaged the once mighty Japanese auto industry, but it's good to see that Honda continues to flex its...

Website of the Week: The Mobiler

This week, Gizmag launched The Mobiler, a sister site covering all things mobile. With the release of Apple's iPhone, Research In Motion's Blackberry Storm, Google's Android project and other cutting edge products, it's safe to say that mobile is hot right now.

30under30 Awards – Now Open!

That's why we launched the 30under30 Awards in late 2007. And that's why we invite you to nominate yourself or a worthy young entrepreneur. The top 30 will be profiled in the Jul/Aug/Sep edition of Anthill Magazine. To nominate, click here.

Website of the Week: Don’t buy – save your cash and rent at Rentoid.com

While Rentoid contains the everyday items you'd expect to see listed (chainsaws, ladders, laptop computers, air conditioners, etc.) there are also some deliciously oddball items. You can rent an island, sports cars, private jets, a unicycle, a driveway, a full-size wrestling ring, an R2D2 projector, even a wife (listed in the "antique" category).

Website of the Week: Don't buy – save your cash and rent at Rentoid.com

While Rentoid contains the everyday items you'd expect to see listed (chainsaws, ladders, laptop computers, air conditioners, etc.) there are also some deliciously oddball items. You can rent an island, sports cars, private jets, a unicycle, a driveway, a full-size wrestling ring, an R2D2 projector, even a wife (listed in the "antique" category).

Twittering about Anthill

When we made our big announcement yesterday that Anthill Magazine had become a quarterly publication, we never expected to receive the flood of emails, SMS messages and phone calls of support. But we were intrigued to discover that we'd become a discussion topic among the chirperati on Twitter.

We have good news and bad news

Let's start with the bad news... Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or an ant hill) for the last six months, you will have...

Having trouble paying bills? Try digital arachnid!

After listening to a colleague chasing payment from recalcitrant debtors earlier today, I felt compelled to dig up this infectiously funny email chain from...

Letter from China | China, one scoop at a time

Shanghai. You would think that in China - with its growing power base, its population of more than 1.4bn people and its status as a...

Letter from China | China, one scoop at a time

Shanghai. You would think that in China - with its growing power base, its population of more than 1.4bn people and its status as a...
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