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TiVo comes to Australia

Finally, after being available in the US for almost a decade, TiVo is coming to Australia and will go on sale on July 29. Interestingly,...

Higher costs are Labor’s fault

Labor should take responsibility for inflation says Deputy Opposition leader Julie Bishop, who believes the Federal Government has blamed the former Howard government long...

Rising fees an additional burden

Fees and other bank charges have added to the rising cost of living to become another burden on businesses and consumers. Among the increases...

Trial Apple MobileMe for free

Apple’s MobileMe application is now available, so you can keep your iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and PC up-to-date and in sync. The application stores emails,...

Inflation rises despite consumer spending fall

June quarter results are expected to show a consumer price index rise of about one percent, bringing the yearly rate to 4.3 percent: significantly...

Consumer confidence falls as petrol prices rise

Rising petrol prices have seen consumer sentiment hit a 16 year low. Consumer sentiment, in July, is at 79 points; a drop of 6.7...

Mobile, professional and high class

Walk confidently into the room; plug your USB key into your mobile professional projector and your presentation lights up for your waiting audience. Whether it’s...

Australian employees fear job loss

Almost 50 percent of employees are afraid of losing their jobs, as a result of building recessions concerns, found a Talent2 survey. “Over half of...

Carbon scheme endorsed: SMEs must prepare

BP chief economist Christof Ruehl has endorsed the Federal Government’s support for a carbon emissions trading scheme over a carbon tax. Having examined data...

Activity statements and super contributions due

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has issued a reminder to businesses that June quarterly statements and super contributions are due by July 28. The easiest...

Carbon plan will drive up inflation

The Federal Government admits their Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, which includes a target of a 60 percent reduction in current carbon emissions by 2050,...

Aussies and Kiwis more likely to shop online

When it comes to shopping online, Australian and New Zealand consumers are twice as likely to proceed to checkout, in comparison to their international...

Mary Henderson

The Geek In High Heels GeekIT Group With more than 15 years in sales and marketing, Mary Henderson is an expert in business development and implementing...

Australia’s most innovative small businesses announced

Ten finalists have been chosen for the 2008 Dell Small Business Excellence Award, by Dell and EXCOM Education. “The No. 1 reason small businesses use...

Small businesses targeted for unlicensed software use

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has cracked down on unlicensed software use, with five Victorian organisations currently under investigation, including manufacturing businesses and a...

Aussie dollar breaks US 98 cents

Last night, the Australian dollar broke the US$0.98 barrier for the first time in 25 years, posting at a peak of US$0.9849 before settling...

10 million Apple applications downloaded for iPhone and iPod touch

Users have already downloaded more than 10 million applications, since the launch of the iPhone last week, says Apple. There are 800 applications available, including...

Franchisees lobby for ASIC protection

The Franchisee Association of Australia (FAA) wants the Australia Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) to take a greater role in scrutinising franchise operations. The...

One million Apple iPhone 3Gs sold

Only three days after being launched, the one millionth iPhone 3G was sold. “iPhone 3G had a stunning opening weekend,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO....

Apple iPhone to boost Australian economy

In just a few hours, the Apple iPhone gave the economy a much needed boost of around $20 million, according to IBISWorld. While the initial...