At first glance, it’s easy to assume that the revenue crunch for IT companies is happening because businesses are choosing to use cloud services instead of deploying their own servers. The truth, however, is more complex. by Andrew Sadauskas
Oz Minerals shares have dropped to near 13 year lows, trading as low as $2.11 in early trade, as the company announced production forecasts for 2014 are expected to be under market predictions. by Yolanda Redrup and Dan Moss
Over half (53%) of Australia’s small to medium businesses have no risk plan in place for fire, flood, cyclones or man-made disasters that could impact their business, the latest Sensis Business Index shows. by Melinda Oliver
App businesses are being warned to disclose in-app purchases to the consumer at the time of purchase, or risk future penalties, following a recent consumer watchdog sweep of app games. by Yolanda Redrup
Google has revealed the rollout of its Moto Maker smartphone customisation service internationally is being hampered by the need to re-engineer its supply chain, but still hopes to roll the service out to new markets next year. by Andrew Sadauskas
Holden’s parent company, General Motors, is aggressively repositioning itself in the global automotive industry – a fact that has largely been ignored in the unfolding crisis surrounding its future in Australia. By John Spoehr
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