Startup community Fishburners has launched a virtual membership program which provides access to its network of events, mentors and communities to people who aren’t able to visit its Sydney or Brisbane hubs. Fishburners said new parents, people with disabilities, those living in rural areas or those who cannot afford to
Oracle is debuting its global yacht race in Sydney tomorrow, adding digital sensors and data analysis to a fleet of what it says are the world’s fastest and most technologically advanced catamarans. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The inaugural SailGP race is different from traditional races because it
Commercial Airbnb listings account for 15 per cent of properties in popular Sydney and Melbourne suburbs according to a report by AHURI, conducted by researchers from The University of NSW and Swinburne University of Technology. The report, Technological disruption in private housing markets: the case of Airbnb, examines the extent
Amazon announced today that its second fulfilment centre, located in Moorebank, South West Sydney has opened its doors. The new centre was built to continue growing product selection and will be an important part of the company’s Australian fulfilment network providing faster shipping to even more customers, according to Amazon.
After more than two years of delay and political indecision, the NSW government finally laid out its plan to regulate Airbnb today in what has been described as “a party-room compromise“. Airbnb’s global head of policy, Chris Lehane welcomed the regulations, as “fair and innovative” at a press conference in
ABA Technology has opened a Bitcoin ATM machine in the Westfield Sydney Central Plaza on Pitt Street mall — Australia’s first such machine for the occasionally controversial digital currency. Consumers will be able to buy and sell Bitcoins for cash. First-time users are required to provide identification and undertake a
Australian retailers are building ever more digital connections with their customers yet many are failing to build long term relationships which can deliver enduring engagement. According to a new study called Australian Digital Commerce: a commentary on the retail sector conducted jointly by Capgemini and Sydney University, more than