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Your (just a little bit more than) 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 26, 2021 3 MIN READ

Welcome to Friday! Here’s your local and global tech news. And yes, it’s a big one today, so we might need an extra minute of your time. Don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.45pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus.   Split builds C-suite Byron Bay-based fintech Split Payments… Read more »

News & Analysis

Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 25, 2021 4 MIN READ

G’day gang, it’s Thursday already. Here’s your local and global tech news. Don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.45pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus. Square buys BTC ack Dorsey’s actual money spinner, the payments platform Square Inc, spent another US$170 million in the fourth quarter buying Bitcoin, with… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 24, 2021 3 MIN READ

Happy hump day! There’s some big and whacky global tech news today. Don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.45pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus. WeWork IPO There’s talk of another WeWork IPO attempt, led by the company’s main backer (and rescuer after it imploded during 2019’s IPO attempt),… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 23, 2021 3 MIN READ

Hello and welcome to Tuesday. Don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.45pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus.   Eftpos taps fintech advice eftpos has launched a fintech advisory committee in collaboration with FinTech Australia to give the startups a direct say in how to access and leverage the… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 22, 2021 3 MIN READ

Welcome to Monday. Here’s the latest news from here and overseas. Don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.45pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus. Government pulls Facebook ads Facebook may have blocked media and a bunch of other organisations from promoting themselves for free on the $1 trillion global… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 19, 2021 3 MIN READ

Friday at last!  Don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.45pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus. And have a great weekend. See you Monday.  NASA perseveres After 203 days and 472 million kilometres, NASA’s Mars rover, Perseverance, touched down on the red planet just before 8am, AEDT. Within… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 17, 2021 3 MIN READ

It’s Wednesday, there’s lots happening and Victorians are free to dance once more. Here’s today’s news, and don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.45pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus. Facebook ban Morrison government backbencher Craig “try the bleach” Kelly has been sin-binned by Facebook for a week… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 16, 2021 3 MIN READ

Welcome to Tuesday. Fingers crossed for good news for Victorians to emerge from lockdown some time today. Here’s today’s news, and don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-3pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus.   Zucktime Facebook is reportedly building a smartwatch – not to be confused with Facebook Watch,… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 15, 2021 3 MIN READ

Happy Monday all. Here’s today’s news, and don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-3pm. Our guests today include Ignition Lane’s Gavin Appel with his weekly wrap of all the big tech news. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus.   Google & Facebook start talking A Senate inquiry into… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 12, 2021 3 MIN READ

OK, we’ve made it to Friday and here’s what’s going down. Here’s today’s news, and don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-3pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus   ClubZuck Prominent tech mimic Facebook is looking at building its own version of Clubhouse, the conversation app that’s taken the… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 11, 2021 2 MIN READ

Happy Thursday. Here’s today’s global tech news And don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-3pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus   Twitter results Twitter released its fourth quarter and 2020 fiscal year results overnight. Q4 revenue was US$1.29 billion, up 28% year-on-year (YoY). Q4 advertising revenue was US$1.15… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 8, 2021 3 MIN READ

Welcome to Monday, or as it’s known in the US, National Tom Brady Day.  Here’s today’s news, and don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-3pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus Google launches News Showcase Google’s Plan B for paying the media for news launched in Australia… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 4, 2021 4 MIN READ

Happy Thursday all. A big shout out to our Victorian readers, who suddenly find themselves masking up again indoors. 40-15.  Today’s column might take 120 seconds, but there’s lots of juicy stuff to talk about.    1. BrexNPL? There could be a day of reckoning coming for the wild west of BNPLs, in the UK… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 3, 2021 3 MIN READ

Welcome to Wednesday and news that the world’s second richest man is stepping down as chief exec of the behemoth he built over 27 years.  1.  Bezos bails Amazon founder and boss Jeff Bezos announced he’ll step down as CEO in Q3 this year during the company results. AWS CEO Andy Jassy, who’s been with the… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- February 2, 2021 3 MIN READ

It’s Tuesday and here’s what’s going on in tech, both locally and overseas. Have a fab day and don’t forget to tune into the Startup Daily show on ausbiz.com.au at 2pm today.  1. Musk in da Clubhouse The world’s richest man jumped on Clubhouse for an invitation-only Sunday night session, with more than 10,000 people piling… Read more »