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Do you know why you are addicted to Facebook, Twitter and Candy Crush? [VIDEO]

have you ever wondered how we ended up with our heads buried in our smartphones? How did these apps steal our “souls”?

7 ways Kim Kardashian has taught me how to be a better businesswoman

Kim Kardashian has been hailed as an $85 million entrepreneur after shooting to fame in 2007 in one of the most infamous sex tape...

A start-up has set out to change the emoji as we know it with...

Meji, a dynamic keyboard which allows users to create their own emojis using selfies, has launched in Australia on a mission to take down the faceless world of emojis.

Losing steam? Here are five ways to supercharge your business to new levels

The most successful entrepreneurs are those who believe business should be dynamic. Here are 5 tips on how to boost your business to new levels.

This social network which has been endorsed by Richard Branson and Marina Abramovic has...

Ideapod, a social network designed specifically for capturing and sharing ideas in their purest form, has just launched in Australia. Co-founders Mark Bakacs and Justin Brown though based in the US are Australian.

Sydney start-up Bountye is bringing love and soul back to how we buy and...

In today’s world of luxury, instant gratification and increasingly faster routes to consumption, it can be easy to get carried away with collecting...well, hoarding...

Australian social media network Nabo has secured additional funding from its initial launch investors

Australia’s first hyper-local social media network, Nabo, recently successfully completed an additional round of funding from investors Seven West Media and Reinventure, an independent...

It’s really smart how this online retail start-up is shipping a ton of jocks...

Australian online retailer of men’s underwear DailyJocks.com has shipped more than one ton of underwear in the month of April, with more than 80...

One in five Facebook accounts hacked. Are we too lazy to protect ourselves? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Nearly one in five of us have had our Facebook accounts hacked, according to a new Australian survey. And it's not just our mates playing...

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...

The five point strategy for social media success in five minutes a day

When you’re busy running a business, you may find yourself dropping the first thing that doesn't seem to be working. For some, it’s social...

This Sydney start-up is doing really well in the US and building “the iTunes...

One day, while on his daily morning commute by train into the Sydney CBD, Kheang Ly checked on some US stock that he was...

Facebook outage: Some of the funniest tweets I could be bothered to find during...

Yes, it's happened again. Facebook had an outage. So did Instagram and Tinder. Apparently. There are rumours of a DDOS attack being the cause, but it's...

CloudPeeps has secured seed funding from both US and Australian angel investors

CloudPeeps, an invite-only marketplace that connects businesses with freelance social media and community professionals, co-founded by Melburnian and serial entrepreneur Kate Kendall, has secured...

Nabo-Australia’s first neighbourhood social network that launched with a $2.25m investment

Australians no longer have an excuse not to know their neighbours’ names. Sadly, more than half (58 per cent) of Australians never connect with...

Incogo is making social media personal (and real)

Social media is a part of modern life. But the big names in this field are not without their problems. While Twitter can't seem to...

8 key questions you need to ask yourself today as a business owner

1. Do you have an elevator pitch? How would you describe what your business does in 60 seconds? Practice a simple consistent explanation. This first impression...

Stackla raises $2 million to be the ultimate social media guru

Social media is one massive jungle, and most companies struggle to keep up with it all. Well, Australian company Stackla has been helping hundreds...

Starbucks spelling: this is funny but, it could be true! [VIDEO]

Starbucks employees are notorious for misspelling the names of customers. This interesting spelling occurs when the order taker writes the customer's name on the side...

Take control of your personal brand with social check

Admit it: you’re a bit of a cyber-stalker. You Google people. You research what others say about them, and you see who their friends...
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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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