News & Analysis
Optus has launched Yes Business, an online platform to connect SMB owners to each other for support and advice, as well as tips from experts.
What appeared on the surface to be an open-shut case between a public transport user and Transport NSW yesterday at Newtown Local Court has turned into what could become the first legal case in Australia about human cyborg rights in March 2018 if both parties choose to proceed with their current course of action.
Cloud accounting software provider MYOB is set to acquire the Accountants Practice Management division of competitor Reckon for $180 million in cash.
Victorian startups have raised a combined total of $790 million in funding over the last five years, according to a database compiled by LaunchVic.
Westpac-backed venture capital firm Reinventure has backed property investment platform BrickX, as part of the startup’s yet-to-close Series A round.
Fifty-two projects across Australia have received funding through the first round of the government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Program, with grants totalling $28.5 million.
Australian debit payments network Eftpos has announced it has signed on to Android Pay, enabling debit card holders banking with ANZ and eight Cuscal credit unions to make contactless payments with their smartphones.
Business transformation services firm Trimantium GrowthOps has listed on the ASX through a $70 million IPO, putting its value between $142 and $166 million.
Having raised $2.3 million from investors including existing backers Caltex and Investible, car sharing startup Car Next Door is opening up the rest of its Series B round to users, taking to crowdfunding platform Equitise to raise a minimum of $500,000.
Dunedin’s Timely, which has created a booking software platform for beauty and wellness businesses, has raised NZ$7 million in a round led by Movac.
Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has committed $150 million in debt funding to Singapore-headquartered Nexif Energy for the building of stage one the Lincoln Gap wind farm in Port Augusta, South Australia.
Though the percentage of women in the company has not changed over the last year, Apple has upped the representation of groups historically underrepresented in tech in its new US hires.
National Australia Bank (NAB) has today announced it is set to hire 600 tech specialists across the areas of software engineering, data, architecture, and security.
RMIT University is set to roll out new coding courses taught through Apple’s App Development with Swift curriculum, the first Australian institution to do so.
The NSW Government has launched the Tech Savvy Elders Roadshow, offering Aboriginal seniors across regional NSW the opportunity to develop their digital literacy.