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The tech world is abuzz with interesting possibilities for the Internet of Things (IoT) lately, but regular folks haven’t caught up yet. Why the enthusiasm gap? [Source: VentureBeat.com]
Silicon Valley generally believes it’s the ideal place to be for all software developers. With an increasingly global map of startup hubs, Silicon Valley needs to look not just at the factors bringing talent in, but also the negative factors diverting talent elsewhere. When a hub’s defining trait is optimism, is any time spent thinking of the darker side of foreign founders’ life in Silicon Valley? [Source: TechCrunch.com]
There will be two distinct services that ecommerce startups will be seeking when partnering with couriers this year, enhanced tracking features and the cheapest / flat rates for scalability purposes. Both Zoom2u and Sendle are in prime position to claim a large chunk of the market and convert unhappy clients away from more traditional courier methods.
The big news in the online business pages the past few days is that it’s been reported that there are rumours that sources are saying that Etsy is likely to unveil a public offering this year, with the company hoping to raise around $300 million.
Radio streaming startup Streema this week launched its Simple Radio app for Android, which will allow users to choose from 25,000 music, news, sports, and talk radio stations from around the world to listen to.
Not everybody would have left a steady corporate job to go work at their brother’s startup at the height of the global financial crisis, but for Marc Levin, the time seemed right. Levin, along with his younger brother Jason, runs Jason L, a company providing other startups and small to medium businesses with office furniture
In an announcement to the ASX yesterday, Moko Social Media stated that the company would be teaming up with Pinstripe Media, owned by David Koch to produce a new media play directed at Generation Y.
In 2015, it appears Kindy are preparing to kick things up a notch, announcing the acquisition of Melbourne based startup Social Hands, a competitor of theirs in the Victorian market.