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  • Queensland business loses $1.9M to cyber scam

    The Queensland Police Financial and Cyber Crime Group is warning small businesses of a scam that has cost one local business $1.9 million.

    Written by Samira Sarraf11 Sept. 17 05:15
  • ​Just one in five Aussie SMBs are digitally engaged

    A new report has found fewer than one quarter of Australian businesses (22 per cent) are ‘digitally engaged’ based on set criteria to determine how firms use technology to stay competitive.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner04 April 16 16:19
  • NSW government attracts SMEs for procurement

    More than 1000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have registered for the ICT Services Scheme in New South Wales, the NSW government has revealed.

    Written by Adam Bender20 Nov. 14 16:00
  • Coding error costs Optus $8.8 million

    A software coding error that went unnoticed for more than two years resulted in Optus incorrectly billing about 235,000 postpaid mobile consumer and small business customers on its SurePage service, Optus has revealed.

    Written by Adam Bender18 Oct. 13 09:58
  • Intel's Haswell gets massive graphics performance boost

    Intel is expected to announce its fourth-generation Core processors code-named Haswell for laptops and desktops in June, but the company is already releasing teasers that talk about their performance.

    Written by Agam Shah02 May 13 03:01
  • In Pictures: 25 must-have technologies for SMBs

    Operating a small business isn't easy. So, here’s a list of 25 must-have technologies that will help make your life easier and your business more successful.

    Written by Jeff Vance30 April 13 09:49
  • Windows Blue won't solve all Microsoft's problems, analysts say

    "Windows 8 sucks because Windows 8 apps suck", said analyst Michael Cherry, not mincing words. "And there's nothing in all these rumors of Windows Blue or Windows 8.1 that tells me that apps will be easier to write or that will result in better apps".

    Written by Gregg Keizer25 April 13 20:34
  • Top 10 Tech Upgrades to Make Your Small Business Run Faster

    If you want your employees to get things done faster in 2013, they need technology that will keep up with them. Here are 10 technology upgrades that promise to give your small business an impressive return on your IT investment.

    Written by Paul Mah04 Feb. 13 15:39
  • NBN targets Australia's small businesses

    Many small businesses may not understand the benefits of NBN, despite many plans on the way targeting 2 million such companies in Australia, according to Flying Solo founder, Robert Gerrish.

    Written by Adam Bender07 Nov. 12 12:30
  • iiNet eyes opportunities to grow SMB hosting business

    Internet service provider iiNet is known for its residential services but people are less aware of its business services, according to the company's business hosting and domains manager, Kevin Clark

    Written by Adam Bender06 Nov. 12 14:11
  • Accounting software for small business

    Accounting is the language of business, and good accounting software can save you hundreds of hours at the business equivalent of Berlitz.

    Written by Yardena Arar09 Oct. 12 10:35
  • Telstra invests $600m in small business

    Telstra (ASX:TLS) has flagged plans to spend $600 million on a five-year plan to further develop its presence in the small business market with the launch of Digital Business.

    Written by Chloe Herrick02 May 11 12:34