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Daiso franchisee with repeat underpayment breaches forced to put ad in the Herald Sun explaining conduct

Daiso franchisee with repeat underpayment breaches forced to put ad in the Herald Sun explaining conduct

A retail franchise found to have underpaid young workers will have to place an ad in a major daily newspaper, explaining why it broke the law and promising not to do it again. By Kirsten Robb
Google’s ads can now deep-link into app content, promote Android apps

Google’s ads can now deep-link into app content, promote Android apps

Google is rolling out a number of new Android app promotion features across its Google Search, the Google Display and YouTube ad networks targeted at app developers. By Andrew Sadauskas
Advertising agency collapses owing $3.5 million to creditors

Advertising agency collapses owing $3.5 million to creditors

An Australian marketing company that specialised in online display advertising, search solutions and customised toolbars for websites has collapsed. By Eloise Keating
Family fortunes: Australia’s richest families increase their wealth by $5 billion

Family fortunes: Australia’s richest families increase their wealth by $5 billion

Australia’s richest families are getting richer, according to the annual BRW Rich Families list released today. By Eloise Keating
ACCC takes petrol pricing website and servos to court

ACCC takes petrol pricing website and servos to court

The competition watchdog has launched legal proceedings in the Federal Court against petrol price comparison website Informed Sources and BP, Caltex, Coles Express, Woolworths and 7-Eleven. By Cara Waters
20 rules for business success from Rich Lister Geoff Harris

20 rules for business success from Rich Lister Geoff Harris

Flight Centre co-founder Geoff Harris shares his 20 rules for business success. By Cara Waters
Aussie executives believe SMEs are driving innovation, but businesses still struggle to convert ideas into action: survey

Aussie executives believe SMEs are driving innovation, but businesses still struggle to convert ideas into action: survey

More than 40% of Australian executives believe SMEs and start-ups are driving innovation in Australia, according to a report released today. By Kirsten Robb
Why the Renewable Energy Target never stood a chance

Why the Renewable Energy Target never stood a chance

Those charged with “reviewing” the Renewable Energy Target were actually told to look at killing it. By Giles Parkinson
Hungry Jack’s in court over carpark death, Visy and Veolia also facing charges

Hungry Jack’s in court over carpark death, Visy and Veolia also facing charges

Lawyers for fast food restaurant Hungry Jack’s appeared in the Melbourne Magistrates Court this week over charges relating to the death of an elderly man in one of the restaurant’s carparks. By Eloise Keating
ATO bitcoin ruling may hamper digital currency sector growth

ATO bitcoin ruling may hamper digital currency sector growth

The Australian Tax Office does not consider bitcoin to be money or a foreign currency, a decision that will make it difficult for many Australian bitcoin businesses to operate and might push many of them offshore. By Kye White
Secrets from PAs: Why personal assistants are more powerful than you think

Secrets from PAs: Why personal assistants are more powerful than you think

People who deal with personal assistants should be aware their interactions with them matter more than they may understand. By Donna Webeck
Federal government issues a draft paper on NBN “spectrum gap”

Federal government issues a draft paper on NBN “spectrum gap”

Federal Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has this morning issued a draft directions paper outlining the use of the 3.5 GHz band to fill a “spectrum gap” for NBN fixed wireless services around major capital cities. By Andrew Sadauskas
iiNet hits $1 billion in revenue, but network and customer acquisition costs rise

iiNet hits $1 billion in revenue, but network and customer acquisition costs rise

iiNet’s revenue grew by 7% during the 2014 financial year, with its recent acquisition of Adam Internet helping to offset an increase in network costs. By Andrew Sadauskas
Insulation company stopped cold by ad watchdog after showing customers installing batts with no safety gear

Insulation company stopped cold by ad watchdog after showing customers installing batts with no safety gear

The Advertising Standards Bureau has upheld a complaint against a TV commercial by an insulation company that shows customers installing its insulation batts without wearing the proper safety gear. By Kirsten Robb
LIFX smart light globe review: Gadget Watch

LIFX smart light globe review: Gadget Watch

Back in 2012, a San Francisco-based tech startup founded by an entrepreneur from Melbourne, named Phil Bosua, made headlines by raising $1.3 million in just six days on crowdfunding site Kickstarter. By Andrew Sadauskas
Blurring the boundaries between home and office

Blurring the boundaries between home and office

The workplace is changing as mobile internet becomes an expected part of society. What are you doing about it in your business? By Paul Wallbank
Henry and Sandra Gosling, CO YO: My Best Tech

Henry and Sandra Gosling, CO YO: My Best Tech

Henry and Sandra Gosling are behind CO YO – Australasia’s original Coconut Milk Yoghurt and Ice Cream Alternatives company. By Andrew Sadauskas
The podcast turns 10 years old: Best of the Web

The podcast turns 10 years old: Best of the Web

It doesn’t seem that long ago the Apple iPod first came out. So it will probably come as a shock to learn that the podcast, as an online media form, is now celebrating its 10th birthday. By Andrew Sadauskas
Equity crowdfunding could give Australian businesses a big financial boost: Control Shift

Equity crowdfunding could give Australian businesses a big financial boost: Control Shift

The Abbott government came to power promising to open up new opportunities for small businesses. When it comes to equity crowdfunding, it has a golden opportunity to live up to its promises. By Andrew Sadauskas
Feeding the buzz: Why BuzzFeed leads the way with its content strategy

Feeding the buzz: Why BuzzFeed leads the way with its content strategy

The internet is in a twitter about BuzzFeed and its recent $US50m round of VC funding. By Fi Bendall
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