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Five top entrepreneurs among those honoured in Australia Day gongs

Five top entrepreneurs among those honoured in Australia Day gongs

While the Prime Minister’s decision to knight Prince Philip may have grabbed the headlines, a large number of entrepreneurs have been lauded in this year’s Australia Day honours list. By Cara Waters
Rubbery patents: Ansell and Durex in condom legal battle Down Under

Rubbery patents: Ansell and Durex in condom legal battle Down Under

Two of the world’s largest condom makers will fight out a patent legal battle in Australian courts this year over the rights to a “natural feeling” non-latex condom. By Kirsten Robb
Paid International collapses into voluntary administration

Paid International collapses into voluntary administration

Paid International has entered voluntary administration, just months after the online finance provider agreed to refund $1.128 million to customers who were charged excessive loan fees. By Eloise Keating
Shadow assistant treasurer Andrew Leigh targets “tax dodgers” and calls for regulation of Airbnb and Uber

Shadow assistant treasurer Andrew Leigh targets “tax dodgers” and calls for regulation of Airbnb and Uber

Should businesses like Airbnb and Uber be subjected to stricter regulation to ensure they don’t avoid their tax obligations? By Eloise Keating
Bonds dancing in undies ad like “soft core porn” for some TV viewers

Bonds dancing in undies ad like “soft core porn” for some TV viewers

Bonds has attracted the attention of its customers with its latest advertising campaign, but not all of them are happy with the way the iconic retailer promotes its undies. By Kirsten Robb
Spike in number of SMSFs in breach of borrowing requirements

Spike in number of SMSFs in breach of borrowing requirements

The number of self-managed superannuation funds in breach of borrowing requirements increased over the past year, according to research by the Partners Wealth Group. By Cara Waters
“The internet will disappear”:  Four takeouts from Google chief Eric Schmidt’s Davos speech

“The internet will disappear”: Four takeouts from Google chief Eric Schmidt’s Davos speech

The internet will soon be so pervasive that it will “disappear” into the background of our everyday lives, according to Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt. By Eloise Keating
Smart50 finalist Pacific Retail takes on Asia: Three lessons for taking your business overseas

Smart50 finalist Pacific Retail takes on Asia: Three lessons for taking your business overseas

Smart50 finalist Pacific Retail has taken its first big step into the international market, launching the first Wasabi Warrior store in Hong Kong last week. By Kirsten Robb
Five Australian business ideas that made millions

Five Australian business ideas that made millions

Here are the stories of five Australian business ideas that grew into multi-million dollar business ventures. By Nina Hendy
 Rich rewards for those at the top in tennis, but what of the rest?

Rich rewards for those at the top in tennis, but what of the rest?

The world’s best tennis players are preparing to battle it out in Melbourne as the 2015 Australian Open gets under way this week. By Michael Bane and Danielle Gescheit
Crowd Mobile completes $3.8 million funding round, an overseas takeover and an IPO

Crowd Mobile completes $3.8 million funding round, an overseas takeover and an IPO

Think your day has been busy? Spare a thought for Crowd Mobile, which announced the takeover of a Hong Kong-based company on the same day as its initial public offering, after completing a $3.8 million pre-IPO funding round. By Andrew Sadauskas
Is your workplace humble or arrogant?

Is your workplace humble or arrogant?

Do you work with someone with an inflated ego? By Eve Ash
Help! My boss refuses to cough up the back pay his pharmacy owes me

Help! My boss refuses to cough up the back pay his pharmacy owes me

The general rule is that if you work for two weeks you should get paid for it. By Aunty B
Samsung prepares to supply Apple iPhone 7 processors, holds talks over cloud with Oracle

Samsung prepares to supply Apple iPhone 7 processors, holds talks over cloud with Oracle

Samsung Electronics is looking at a cloud tie-up with database and enterprise systems giant Oracle, as reports again surface the company is set to supply most of the processors for Apple’s iPhone 7. By Andrew Sadauskas
Apple Maps Connect for small business goes live in Australia

Apple Maps Connect for small business goes live in Australia

Apple is now allowing Australian business owners to change how their businesses are listed in its Apple Maps service. By Andrew Sadauskas
Looking for the silver bullet

Looking for the silver bullet

There's a lot of things you can do to get your organisation on track to success, but one thing in particular underlies it all. By Michel Hogan
How female entrepreneurs can help journalists out

How female entrepreneurs can help journalists out

Bloomberg has made a significant move for gender diversity in the media, by being the first of the major business news outlets to issue a mandate that news stories must include female voices. By Angela Priestley
NAB customers have hours to join bank fees class action; Aussies spend $237 a month on locally made products: Midday Roundup

NAB customers have hours to join bank fees class action; Aussies spend $237 a month on locally made products: Midday Roundup

National Australia Bank customers have until 4pm today to join a class action over overdrawn bank fees. By Kirsten Robb and Eloise Keating
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