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Nitro has acquired a Silicon Valley start-up to create “smart documents” [VIDEO]

Australian document productivity company, Nitro has acquired Silicon Valley start-up doxIQ, enhancing its document analytics technology.

Don’t let long days and lots of tech destroy you [VIDEO]

We've been told that sitting is the new smoking. And, most of us realise that sitting, using technology is messing with our bodies and...

3D printer: It’s cheap, and portable, but do we have the ‘killer app’?

3D printing is a technology that has been, interminably perhaps, in search of two elusive features: a killer app and low price. Portabee, tapping the entrepreneurial energies of an open source movement, has got a handle on the latter. It has put together the Portabee 3D Printer that sells for less than $500, cheaper than many regular printers.

It’s all in the cloud. Find the one that’s right for you

Over and above the comprehensive value it provides, cloud computing offers very distinct advantages to businesses. We believe several may be behind the rapid adoption.

Aussie games company’s Roar-some MobileBeat win. (Awesome. Roar-some. See what we did?)

Australian company Roar Engine recently wowed ‘em Stateside at VentureBeat’s MobileBeat 2011. The mobile startup beat out 15 other hopefuls to win one of two coveted Tesla prizes. (Named after Nikola Tesla, the scientist who discovered early mobile communication. Obvs.) Roar Engine pulled off the flashy feat by building a social game in just four minutes. “What if you could build Farmville in a week?” co-founder Clint Walker asked the audience.

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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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