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Optus smartwatch will let you pay for your coffee with a tap of your wrist

Optus smartwatch will let you pay for your coffee with a tap of your wrist

Optus is set to launch a smartwatch that will allow users to purchase a coffee or any other product by tapping their watch on a payment terminal. By Kirsten Robb
Jim Collins: 12 steps to taking your business from good to great

Jim Collins: 12 steps to taking your business from good to great

What separates the good companies from the great? By Eloise Keating
Mark Zuckerberg assures telcos he’s not after their business: Day two of Mobile World Congress 2015

Mark Zuckerberg assures telcos he’s not after their business: Day two of Mobile World Congress 2015

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has told the audience of the Mobile World Congress telcos are the real companies driving the push to bring the developing world online, not his social network. By Kirsten Robb
My boss keeps making me go to boring “professional development” days and I’m over it

My boss keeps making me go to boring “professional development” days and I’m over it

We’ve all been there: those “trust” exercises where you have to catch someone from falling or going around a room of strangers sharing our goals. By Aunty B
New ‘templates’ allow the smallest business to have an awesome website

New ‘templates’ allow the smallest business to have an awesome website

Now you can look like the big guys, affordably. By Craig Reardon
How Google’s new ad format gets your phone ringing

How Google’s new ad format gets your phone ringing

If you hadn’t noticed, things have been gradually heating up in the online advertising space. By Michelle Gamble
Mobile smarts: How Jonathan Grant helped create $2 million app developer Gridstone

Mobile smarts: How Jonathan Grant helped create $2 million app developer Gridstone

The mantra: “Challenge – Accept it!” led Jonathan Grant to found app developer and mobile solutions provider Gridstone. By Eloise Keating
Money flows as Aussie honey startup cracks $5.5 million mark on Indiegogo

Money flows as Aussie honey startup cracks $5.5 million mark on Indiegogo

The Australian father-and-son duo who raised more than $1 million within three hours on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo have now broken the $US4 million ($A5.1m) mark. By Broede Carmody
Conversion rate optimisation explained: What it can do for your e-commerce website

Conversion rate optimisation explained: What it can do for your e-commerce website

US-based e-commerce specialist Tim Ash gives us a rundown on what conversion rate optimisation is and what it can do for your website's sales and lead generation. By Mark Freidin
RBA keeps interest rates on hold

RBA keeps interest rates on hold

The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept the official cash rate on hold this month. By Jessie Richardson
Paris v Kim: ASX-listed games company takes on Kim Kardashian scoring deal with Paris Hilton

Paris v Kim: ASX-listed games company takes on Kim Kardashian scoring deal with Paris Hilton

A Hong Kong-based ASX-listed company is planning to take on the internet’s biggest name, Kim Kardashian, with a rival celebrity mobile phone game. By Kirsten Robb
iiNet in trouble for a second time: Coughs up $204,000 over naked internet pricing claims

iiNet in trouble for a second time: Coughs up $204,000 over naked internet pricing claims

iiNet has paid penalties of $204,000 after being slapped with two infringement notices by the competition watchdog over advertisements for its Naked Broadband 250GB Plan. By Cara Waters
Netflix to launch in Australia on March 24; Metcash and Aldi sign grocery code, Woolies and Coles think it over: Midday Roundup

Netflix to launch in Australia on March 24; Metcash and Aldi sign grocery code, Woolies and Coles think it over: Midday Roundup

The much-anticipated launch of video-streaming service Netflix has been announced for March 24. By Kirsten Robb and Cara Waters
Small business left to foot the bill while big business settles with ATO: Inspector-General of Taxation report

Small business left to foot the bill while big business settles with ATO: Inspector-General of Taxation report

The Australian Taxation Office is more likely to listen to tax disputes with big businesses and leave small businesses to foot their full tax bill, according to a report released yesterday by the Inspector-General of Taxation, Ali Noroozi. By Kirsten Robb
Should I go on Shark Tank to save my business dream?

Should I go on Shark Tank to save my business dream?

I’m a keen Shark Tank viewer as well but more in the sort of way that people are drawn to staring at a car crash even when they know they shouldn’t. By Aunty B
Eight things you didn’t know about new Myer chief executive Richard Umbers

Eight things you didn’t know about new Myer chief executive Richard Umbers

Richard Umbers was catapulted into the top retail job in Australia yesterday with his appointment as chief executive of Myer. Here’s a list of eight things you didn’t know about him. By Cara Waters
Mobile World Congress 2015: Seven big news stories from day one

Mobile World Congress 2015: Seven big news stories from day one

The Mobile World Congress trade show has kicked off in Barcelona, with major announcements from tech giants including Samsung, HTC, Microsoft, BlackBerry and Lenovo. By Andrew Sadauskas
Five critical team-building strategies for entrepreneurs

Five critical team-building strategies for entrepreneurs

Recruiting the right people and generating the right culture are essential parts of creating a successful company. Here are five critical team-building strategies for your business. By Sharon Zeev Poole
Qantas pilot who groped female crew member’s breasts while drunk loses unfair dismissal

Qantas pilot who groped female crew member’s breasts while drunk loses unfair dismissal

A Qantas pilot who massaged the breast of a female co-worker while intoxicated has lost his unfair dismissal bid in the Fair Work Commission. By Kirsten Robb
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