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Listen carefully … sometimes what you hear can be better than what is being...

It is one of the most recognisable and, thus, one of the most played pieces of classical music - Carmina Burana. It's a cantana...

The power of you: Exploiting user-generated content

The advent of social media and real-time web networks means that the youth of today are more likely to source information from someone they know than via traditional media. Not only does this undermine most previous media models but it also poses the questions of how do you predict this trend and, more importantly, how do you capitalise on it? Here, Managing Director of venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) Steve Jurvetson, speaking at the 11th Annual Top Tech Trends at the Churchill Club in 2009, gives his view on what the next five to six years hold and where he sees the opportunities in federated media.

Thumbs-up for YouTube’s new (opt-in) redesign

In late February, YouTube unveiled more of what it describes as "one of the biggest redesigns in YouTube history". While most attention was directed to the reworked playlist and comments organisation, also notable was the thumbs-up/thumbs-down rating system, in place of the old five-star system.

Thumbs-up for YouTube's new (opt-in) redesign

In late February, YouTube unveiled more of what it describes as "one of the biggest redesigns in YouTube history". While most attention was directed to the reworked playlist and comments organisation, also notable was the thumbs-up/thumbs-down rating system, in place of the old five-star system.

Magazine 2.0: Use your smarts to help us write the next edition of Anthill

Could we be about to create Australia’s first reader-generated magazine article? Probably not. Many magazine articles are already written by readers. But! We might be the first...
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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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