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Australia’s sporting advantage key to startups tackling global markets

Australia is a world leader when it comes to sporting technology but more could be done to support its sports-tech startups, according to the founder of a company that specialises in helping athletes and individuals recover from injuries. by Broede Carmody

“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

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 is now allowing Australian business owners to change how their businesses are listed in its Apple Maps service. by Andrew Sadauskas

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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

Friday, 23 January 2015

Why technology hasn’t made life more stressful; Meet the woman who wants to make the “Starbucks of nail salons”; The best digital business models

Among New Year’s resolutions this year unplugging digitally seemed to be almost as popular as losing weight and quitting smoking. by Cara Waters

Apps more valuable than Hollywood movies: analyst

The ‘app economy’ now makes as much money as Hollywood, according to Asymco analyst Horace Dediu. by Kye White

The 25 worst passwords: “It’s like putting a cheap padlock on your front door”

The most common passwords being used show users are not heeding advice to create more unique and secure codes. by Kirsten Robb

Windows 10: Holograms, 84-inch Surface tablet and free upgrades are coming, Internet Explorer is dead

Microsoft has unveiled a series of major innovations alongside its cross-platform Windows 10 operating system, including holograms, large-screen versions of its Surface tablet and a major overhaul of its licensing, with Internet Explorer set to be replaced. by Andrew Sadauskas
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