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Aussie space startup Fleet disrupts satellites, books 3 million sensors on its IoT network

Satellite Internet of Things (IoT) startup Fleet Space Technologies has announced the major success of Project Galaxy, registering a million devices to its low-cost satellite network in less than 24 hours, with an additional two million devices and counting on its waiting list.

Neto has a new POS retail solution that can handle both physical and online...

Digital commerce platform, Neto, has a new POS solution that can process physical in-store purchases, online sales (website) & online marketplaces like eBay

Another one of those cool graphical stat videos about the internet

This is the latest notable instalment in a growing line of slickly-produced animated videos that reveal facts and figures that should amaze and inspire you.

Tunnel Talk: Australia's Web 2.0 pioneers

It's been a tough ride for the online crowd, but things are finally moving again, thanks to broadband uptake, new technologies and a bootstrapping ethos that never really died. We chatted to four of our leading internet entrepreneurs about the state of web 2.0 in Australia.

We are drinking less beer! Can you believe it? Trouble is definitely brewing for...

Did you know that we are drinking less beer? Yes, it is totally true! Back in 2003, the average Australian consumed 110 litres of the...

These wise words from Jim Carrey’s dad will inspire every entrepreneur [VIDEO]

Jim Carrey, like so many people, has had a complex life. This is just one minute of a commencement speech that have gave to the...

10 things I learned while designing my iPhone application

Christopher Wilkie is 24 years old and trained in psychology, computer science, accounting and finance. For someone of his stamina, developing an app should be a cinch, right? Not so much, he admits. Here are 10 things that Wilkie learned while developing his first iPhone app, DELUX, an on-demand car-booking enterprise.

A conversation with a younger you [VIDEO]

With more than six million views in less than a week, this is one video that should be shared. As a 12 year old, Jeremiah McDonald wanted to talk to his future self. It was a crazy idea. But a kid with that much crazy found a way to make it happen.

Clay Shirky speaks his mind at CeBIT (Germany)

Authentic Anthillian Mark Kofahl spent plenty of time in the Webciety area of CeBIT in Hanover, Germany earlier this month. He's leading the charge...

Is speed killing our communication skills?

Why do we think that fast is better and why do we so often mistake speed for efficiency in the workplace? John Freeman, author of 'Shrinking the World', thinks it's all a bit wrong-headed. Persephone Nicholas reports.

A former AFL ruckman is helping over 70 Aussie supermarkets defend their try lines...

Former AFL ruckman Brad Moran's e-commerce start-up NoQ is helping over 70 independent Aussie supermarkets defend their try lines against the grocery giants

Is your innovation changing Australia’s future? The iAwards are looking for you

From the world's first modular self-fit hearing aid, robots that write their own code, a virtual reality treatment platform for spider phobia, to an artificially intelligent shark detection system using drones - the Australian Information Industry Association’s (AIIA) iAwards program has unearthed outstanding Australian innovation for over 25 years.

Five things I learnt at the Startup Hackathon

When my friend convinced me I should join him in the Startup Hackathon – an event where mostly everyone involved is awake for the majority of a 48 hour period and creates a startup with a real product – I did not know what to expect.

Stress levels escalate for Australian small business owners, a quarter feel burnt out

New research shows almost half (45 per cent) of Aussie small business claim their stress levels have increased in the past year and a quarter feel burnt out

Tristan Sender of GoGet CarShare talks innovation, market research and entrepreneurship

It all started with a conversation: "Wouldn't it be great to share a car with our neighbours?" Starting in June 2003 with just three cars, GoGet CarShare now has 530 vehicles Australia-wide, ranging from inner-city-friendly compacts to wagons, utes and people movers. In this Q & A interview with Alex Pirouz, GoGet CarShare’s operational manager Tristan Sender shares how to create an innovation, why market research is so important and what aspiring entrepreneurs can learn.

Should employers dictate how much time we spend on social media at work?

123educateme has found that if an employee spends more than an hour a workday on non-work tasks, it could cost their employer more than $6,200 a year. If that figure is expanded to account for the population of Australia, the amount of lost productivity could amount to a staggering $5 billion.
Remote Control for startups in the “new normal”: Succeeding with remote teams

Remote Control for startups in the “new normal”: Lessons from those who have succeeded...

Remote working must be a deliberate and well thought out model that, like all aspects of startup life, is a process of refinement and iteration to land on the most effective way of working.

Australian small businesses now have the chance to know their credit scores for free

The service, which is 100 percent online and free, will give small business owners access to a clearer picture of their financial situation and eligibility for a business loan.

New IBISWorld research reveals which industries are set to fly and fall in 2017

New research by IBISWorld suggests that 2017 is likely to be characterised by growth in Road and Bridge Construction, Sugar Manufacturing, Oil and Gas Extraction, Data Storage and Child Care Services.

Employees first, customers second – here’s how to make the most of the greatest...

Vineet Nayar shares at least 8 simple ideas that can do wonders to your Employee Engagement scores and ensure happiness, passion and growth.
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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

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