Saturday, February 22, 2020

Were you affected by Telstra’s EFTPOS outage?

Furious business owners across the country were forced to turn away paying customers after an unprecedented national outage of Telstra's EFTPOS merchant machines. Telstra acknowledged...

Public Facebook pages expose SMEs to a barrage of legal risks

The risks associated with operating a public Facebook page have increased under Australian (state-based) defamation law following a recent decision of the Supreme Court of...

NBN Discounts Did the Job to Get People on Board – Now What?

High traffic on the National Broadband Network (NDN) has started to tick up as NBN Co’s ‘Focus on 50’ price promotion ending. The cheaper...
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Push to create regional drone industry in QLD

Queensland is the drone capital of Australia, with more certified pilots per capita than any other state, according to a new report. Innovation Minister Kate Jones...

Merchant Lending: A Lucrative Alternative to Bank Loans

An inability for small businesses to gain loans from banks has given rise to merchant lending: a product with no fixed term credit that...

The bank-free future of small-business lending

Prospa’s successful IPO has put a renewed spotlight on our rapidly growing “alternative lending” industry. Interestingly, many have queried why we need new lending...

Is this the future of retail? 7-Eleven launches checkout-free store

As retailers across the world come to terms with radical changes in the way consumers are able to shop, 7-Eleven is betting the next...
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Cyber Security is vital for all businesses

It’s easy to think cyber security is an issue only large organisations face. But the unfortunate truth is living in this day and age,...
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NBN announces solution finder for small businesses

NBN Co has launched its business nbn™ solution finder, a new online tool designed to help businesses of all sizes understand the type of...

Mandatory Data Breach Laws – What you need to know

Dominos, LinkedIn and Uber are just some of the companies in Australia that suffered data breaches in 2017. If this comes as a surprise...