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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- May 21, 2021 3 MIN READ

Hello and welcome to Friday. We took a bit of a break from the daily column while away for Intersekt, so here’s what caught our eye in recent days.    Apple’s known unknowns A week after Apple claimed it didn’t know its high-profile hire, Antonio Garcia Martinez, had written a New York Times best-selling book… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- May 18, 2021 3 MIN READ

Happy Tuesday. Here are some things we’ve spotted from around the traps. It’s a long one today, but there’s bit to talk about.  And we’re off to Fintech Australia’s Intersekt festival for the next couple of days, so hope to see you there.   Facebook’s EU data loss Facebook legal push to stop the Irish… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- May 11, 2021 2 MIN READ

Welcome to Budget Day! Here’s what we’ve spotted in tech from around the world. Pedalling backwards Covid craze bike business Peloton dropped its Q3 earnings late last week, and the numbers are impressive, with Q3 total revenue up 141% to US$1.2 billion, digital subscriptions rising 404% to around 891,000 for the quarter and total members… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- May 10, 2021 3 MIN READ

Happy Monday! And welcome to a special Elon-gated edition of the guide. Musk unmasks Tesla boss Elon Musk chose legendary US comedy show Saturday Night Live to reveal he has the high-functioning autism spectrum disorder Asperger’s syndrome, saying he was the first person with the developmental disability to host the show. “Look, I know I… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- May 6, 2021 2 MIN READ

It’s Thursday and who knew buying an Xbox was a bargain? Here’s the news from around the world.   Trump’s Facebook comeback? While Facebook’s independent oversight board may have decided to back the company’s January suspension of former President Donald Trump from both Facebook and Instagram, they added that an indefinite suspension “was not appropriate”… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- May 4, 2021 2 MIN READ

Welcome to Tuesday!  Here’s stuff that’s happening   Chinese rocket crashing back to Earth Last week China sent a March 5B rocket into space with a 22 tonne space station module, which did its bit, but now the core stage is going to reenter Earth’s atmosphere some time in the next week and no one’s sure… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- May 3, 2021 3 MIN READ

Happy Monday all! Remember to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.40pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus. Here’s the latest tech news from around the world.    Blackbird sings Tesla chairperson Robyn Denholm, the former Telstra executive with an impressive tech CV, has signed on as an operating partner at… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- April 30, 2021 3 MIN READ

Yay! We’ve made it to Friday. Remember to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.40pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus. Here’s the latest tech news from around the world.    She’s Apple The world’s most valuable company, smashed market revenue expectations for the March quarter (Q2) by around US$12 billion, generating… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- April 29, 2021 3 MIN READ

It’s Thursday already! Remember to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.40pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus. Today we’re talking cryptocurrencies as part of our ongoing collaboration with Fintech Australia. And here’s the latest tech news from around the world.    Google & Microsoft boom Results in from Google’s parent… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- April 27, 2021 3 MIN READ

Welcome to Tuesday Don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.40pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus. Here’s the latest tech news from around the world.  Roku takes on Google In a true David v Goliath battle, video streaming player Roku has flagged that Google’s premium service, YouTube TV, might… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- April 26, 2021 3 MIN READ

Happy Monday.  Don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.40pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus. Here’s the latest tech news from around the world.    Uber founder’s kitchen play Uber founder Travis Kalanick began to part ways with the business back in 2017 (leaving the board in 2019) amid… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- April 19, 2021 4 MIN READ

Happy Monday all.  Don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.40pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus. Here’s the latest tech news from around the world.    2 dead in Tesla crash Texan police say there was no one in the driver’s seat of a Tesla when it crashed near… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- April 14, 2021 3 MIN READ

Welcome to Wednesday and Ramadan Mubarak to our Muslim readers.  Don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.40pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus. Here’s the latest tech news from around the world.  Apple launch It started with Siri dropping hints breathlessly described as “leaking” by some media – “Hey… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- April 13, 2021 2 MIN READ

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the latest tech news from around the world.  Don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.40pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus. Microsoft’s Nuance Microsoft’s had its wallet out for some time, looking to buy something, with TikTok, Pinterest and Discord all reportedly on the… Read more »

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Your 90-second guide to the day in tech

- April 12, 2021 3 MIN READ

Welcome to Monday and the latest tech news from around the world.  Don’t forget to tune in for the Startup Daily show on Ausbiz.com.au  every weekday, 2-2.40pm. Watch online, download the ausbiz app or via 7Plus. Alibaba’s $3.7bn fine The Chinese government’s ongoing crackdown on local tech under the guise of anti-monopoly laws – Tencent and Baidu have already felt… Read more »