Following the lead of IT, telecoms, and media companies, more traditional brick and mortar German companies are increasingly funding and investing directly in startups across Germany, the U.S. and Israel—a sign that German heavy industry is on the hunt for disruptive innovation.
A one-man social enterprise reinventing charity wine has emerged from the ashes of the Black Saturday bushfires, in the hope of giving back the help tended to survivors in their time of need, writes Nadia Boyce in this week's Spotlight on Social Enterprise.
The importance of algorithms in our lives today cannot be overstated. They are used virtually everywhere, from financial institutions to dating sites. But some algorithms shape and control our world more than others -- and these ten are the most significant.
TASMANIA’S economic future may be best served by chasing small, quality, achievable, dreams than by wasting time, effort and money in pursuing big, multi-million dollar developments that have little chance of getting off the ground.
The new era of highly connected and interactive technology is changing not only how business employees interact with customers, but also how they interact with each other, and with their company. I am happy to see reports that young companies are in the forefront of these trends, on both the [...]
If you work in the digital automotive space, you know Scott Monty. At a time when most automakers use of social media was a Friendster account that had been hacked by Malaysian Cryptoanarchists, Monty helped bring Ford into the late 20th Century and, finally, into the 21st ...
The internet of things (IoT) is coming. While the majority of business execs have heard of the concept, fewer than half of that group knows what it actually means. Among industries, high-tech/IT professionals are the most likely to be prepared to optimize the IoT, while healthcare and manufacturing execs lag far behind.
Starting today, there’s a new art exhibition in Sydney, Australia and everyone’s invited. The Vivid Sydney exhibit is a public light and music show that displays outdoor lighting sculptures and installations throughout the city downtown. The exhibit runs from May 23-June 9 and also features contemporary and cutting-edge music, with performances spanning several genres. The […]