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Microsoft (AUS) selects Steven Worrall as new MD as company veteran Pip Marlow steps down

IBM veteran Steven Worrall has been selected to succeed Pip Marlow as the managing director of Microsoft Australia on 1 January.   Marlow will depart...

San Francisco ‘Landing Pad’ open doors to first wave of innovative Aussie start-ups

Five Aussie start-ups have taken up residence in San Francisco, where the Federal Government has just launched its first ‘Landing Pad’ for home-grown innovators.  Australia’s...

Most viewed CEOs and leaders on LinkedIn announced

Telstra CEO, Andrew Penn, has been announced as the most viewed CEO in Australia according to LinkedIn’s 2015 Power Profiles Australia. The power profiles reveal...

How well do you sell yourself?

All LinkedIn users will now have free access to its Social Selling Index (SSI) following an announcement today. The index was previously only available...

LinkedIn unveils top 10 influential brands in Australia

Professional social network LinkedIn has revealed their list of the most influential brands in Australia.

Twitter makes it easier to block multiple accounts

Social media giant Twitter has made it easier for users to block multiple accounts from interacting with them, with new tools that upgrade the mute and block features launched in December 2014.

WhatsApp brings free voice calls to iOS

WhatsApp Calling is being launched with the 2.12.1 version of the WhatsApp app, providing users with essentially free calls to anyone in the world.

More bad news for Business Facebook Pages with latest updates

Those businesses with Facebook Pages could be seeing less referral traffic and a dwindling post reach thanks to new updates implemented by the social media service.

Australian SMEs unhappy with internet providers: Report

Australia’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are unable to realise the full potential of the cloud due to internet speeds and costs.

App makes it easier to delete regrettable social media posts

Offensive and inconsiderate social media posts could be the reason your job application ends up feeling the wrath of that delete button.This is the focus of Clear, a new app designed to target inappropriate social media posts.

LinkedIn targets content sharing with Elevate

Business social media giant LinkedIn has unveiled Elevate, a new product that aims to make it easier for companies and their employees to curate content.

Businesses to reach even less Facebook users

Businesses with Facebook Pages should expect to see their post reach fall significantly, with the social media giant announcing that they will lower the amount of Page posts users will see in their News Feeds.

New research quantifies the value of a social media post

Attempting to calculate the return on investment of a social media post is no easy task. Furthermore, in a contest between Facebook and Twitter, which platform bears the most fruit?

Free Google tool designed for small business

Google has launched its new tool designed for small business – Google My Business – a one-stop shop that brings together Search, Maps and Google+ in one place.

SME confidence lifts under Abbott

Small business satisfaction towards the federal government has risen to its highest level in nearly five years according to a new survey, with one...

Having a family is still holding women back at work

A new national survey has found that discrimination against mothers in the workplace is “pervasive” and that women returning to the workforce after taking leave are most at risk.

Tough penalties to better regulate the franchise sector

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will be given more scope to punish fly-by-night franchise operations under new changes proposed by the government.

New tax review to reduce the compliance burden

The Tax Institute says a new inquiry into improving the tax system for small businesses must look at streamlining eligibility rules for key tax breaks like capital gains tax concessions.

Vinyl sales throw a lifeline to music retailers

The surging popularity of vinyl record sales has given a reprieve to retailers under pressure from declining CD sales and the strong growth in online music streaming and downloads.

Inaction on lowering GST threshold angers online retailers

Advocates for Australian-made products have slammed the nation’s treasurers for political cowardice after they deferred a decision on reducing the $1,000 GST low value exemption for overseas online purchases.