Dominic Powell

Dominic Powell

Dominic Powell is a part-time journalist at SmartCompany, and a full-time tech geek. When he’s not writing about Pokemon GO, you can find him reading or browsing record shops.
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Could Mark Zuckerberg run for US President?

Billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wouldn't be a ridiculous choice for the President of the United States, some say. After all, rumoured candidates for...
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recruitment and hiring

40% of small business are looking for new staff in 2017: Make sure you’ve got the right attitude to hiring

Recruiting new talent is often an area SME owners struggle with, and a recent report reveals many will be wrestling with the task of finding...

Social Media

Instagram introduces ads on its Stories video feature, giving Snapchat a run for its money

The rapidly growing world of social media advertising is about to get a bit bigger, after Instagram today revealed it will begin inserting advertising...


Fake Australia Post email puts thousands of inboxes at risk of malware

Business operators and shoppers who might still be expecting parcels from Christmas and Boxing Day sales are being targeted by an email scam that...
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Muzz Buzz “sticky boy” advertisement pulled for “inappropriate behaviour” and “bullying”

Experts say an ad for coffee chain Muzz Buzz that was banned by the Advertising Standards Board (ASB) after complaints about its "creepy overtones" was created...


Smart toasters and “airport birds”: Your guide to the weird and wonderful gadgets of CES 2017

Each year, the world's most innovative companies come together under one roof for a four-day techfest, intended to showcase the most groundbreaking developments in...
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People & Human Resources

Sweden’s six-hour work day trial shows better staff wellbeing: Could it work in Australia?

Could a six-hour work day improve the efficiency of your business? Preliminary results from a two-year long 30-hour work week trial in Sweden have shown...
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Apple’s first ever iPhone ad highlighted one special feature: making phone calls

Yesterday marked ten years on from the first introduction of the iPhone, and while the device has gone through seven iterations and multiple design...


Watchdog upholds complaint against radio ad that implied husbands are “pests”

The Advertising Standards Board (ASB) has upheld a complaint against a radio advertisement from a Perth business that it found singles out husbands and...


Four tech trends to watch out for in 2017

This year has been a big year for tech. We’ve seen advancements across the board, from virtual reality to wearables, and there have even...

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eBook: Location marketing made easy

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Do you want to get your products and services seen by people shopping locally? Location marketing is incredibly useful for SMEs because it means...
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