One small update brought down millions of IT systems around the world. It’s a timely warning

One small update brought down millions of IT systems around the world. It’s a timely warning

This weekend’s global IT outage caused by a software update gone wrong highlights the interconnected and often fragile nature of modern IT infrastructure. It demonstr...

Arena REIT to raise $140m amid plans to acquire or develop 10 childcare centres

Arena REIT to raise $140m amid plans to acquire or develop 10 childcare centres

Real estate investment trust Arena (ASX: ARF) has announced plans t...

SunRice acquires SavourLife, a pet food company that donates half its profits to saving rescue dogs

SunRice acquires SavourLife, a pet food company that donates half its profits to saving rescue dogs

SavourLife, a family-owned pet food company that has helped re-home...

DroneShield shares shot down despite record revenue and $1.1 billion pipeline

DroneShield shares shot down despite record revenue and $1.1 billion pipeline

DroneShield (ASX: DRO) shares lost more than 20 per cent of their v...

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Adore Beauty acquires Blue Mountains wellness brand iKOU for $25m

Adore Beauty acquires Blue Mountains wellness brand iKOU for $25m

Pureplay online beauty retailer Adore Beauty (ASX: ABY) has announc...

Stafford Capital Partners, First Super team up to manage $220m co-investment to back local SMEs

Stafford Capital Partners, First Super team up to manage $220m co-investment to back local SMEs

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Booktopia extends share trading suspension for the third time as funding process drags on

Booktopia extends share trading suspension for the third time as funding process drags on

Cash-strapped online bookseller Booktopia (ASX: BKG) has extended a...

"Infinite recycling" innovator Samsara Eco raises $100m in Series A+

"Infinite recycling" innovator Samsara Eco raises $100m in Series A+

Samsara Eco, an Australian deep tech company that helped intro...

Synechron on Australian acquisition spree as it buys Adelaide's Chamonix IT, Exposé Data

Synechron on Australian acquisition spree as it buys Adelaide's Chamonix IT, Exposé Data

Global digital consultancy firm Synechron is on a buying spree in A...

Sustainability startup Bearhug gets paws on funding to roll out reusable pallet wraps

Sustainability startup Bearhug gets paws on funding to roll out reusable pallet wraps

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Queensland tourism rebounds as international visitor spending edges past pre-COVID levels

Queensland tourism rebounds as international visitor spending edges past pre-COVID levels

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oOh!media makes another media-for-equity play in $5m deal with Airtasker

oOh!media makes another media-for-equity play in $5m deal with Airtasker

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Former Crown Resorts CEO Steve McCann to lead The Star Entertainment

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Entrepreneurship

Brisbane's brightest chosen for 2024 MedTech Global Accelerator Program

Brisbane's brightest chosen for 2024 MedTech Global Accelerator Program

Researching parasitic worms to develop treatments for inflammatory diseases, creating 3D bio-printed wound dressings, and developing advanced diagnostic tools for early dis...

How Shopfront is using AI to simplify the second-hand seller experience

How Shopfront is using AI to simplify the second-hand seller experience

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E-commerce tech scale-up OrderEditing waves goodbye to customer service emails on Shopify

E-commerce tech scale-up OrderEditing waves goodbye to customer service emails on Shopify

"Our whole bet is that in 12 months, you'll never con...

Toner brothers' AI-driven document processing company Affinda raising $10m for global growth

Toner brothers' AI-driven document processing company Affinda raising $10m for global growth

A Melbourne-headquartered company that uses artificial intelligence...

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

SunRice acquires SavourLife, a pet food company that donates half its profits to saving rescue dogs

SunRice acquires SavourLife, a pet food company that donates half its profits to saving rescue dogs

SavourLife, a family-owned pet food company that has helped re-home...

Accolade Wines owner buys French giant Pernod Ricard’s global wine assets

Accolade Wines owner buys French giant Pernod Ricard’s global wine assets

Australian Wine Holdco, a consortium that owns the country’s ...

Former IPO hopeful Limepay acquired by Spenda at a fraction of the $43.5m invested

Former IPO hopeful Limepay acquired by Spenda at a fraction of the $43.5m invested

White-label buy-now pay-later (BNPL) company Limepay may have ...

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Retail

From Michael Hill to Adore Beauty, retailers rise on positive sales results

From Michael Hill to Adore Beauty, retailers rise on positive sales results

A handful of retailers including jeweller Michael Hill Internationa...

Wing enters largest Australian drone delivery area to date through Melbourne launch with DoorDash

Wing enters largest Australian drone delivery area to date through Melbourne launch with DoorDash

Alphabet-owned drone delivery company Wing has announced its entry ...

Investors sour on Aussie Broadband's new challenger brand Buddy Telco with $10m marketing cost

Investors sour on Aussie Broadband's new challenger brand Buddy Telco with $10m marketing cost

After rival Superloop (ASX: SLC) scooped up its white labelling agr...

Beer Cartel, Brewquets acquired by Just Wines

Beer Cartel, Brewquets acquired by Just Wines

After stocking up its cellar with non-alcoholic specialty store&nbs...

 

Opinion

One small update brought down millions of IT systems around the world. It’s a timely warning

One small update brought down millions of IT systems around the world. It’s a timely warning

This weekend’s global IT outage caused by a software update g...

Why the saga at MONA is one of the most effective pieces of performance art I’ve seen

Why the saga at MONA is one of the most effective pieces of performance art I’ve seen

In the latest instalment of the Ladies Lounge saga at Hobart’...

How EVs can provide electricity backup, feeding power into the grid when transmission lines fall

How EVs can provide electricity backup, feeding power into the grid when transmission lines fall

Electric vehicles are an increasingly common sight on Australian ro...

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CAPITAL RAISING & FINANCE

Valuations hit $5.8 billion for Australian crowdfunded startups

Valuations hit $5.8 billion for Australian crowdfunded startups

The latest crowd-sourced funding (CSF) report released by market le...

Zip Co raising up to $267 million to pay down debt

Zip Co raising up to $267 million to pay down debt

With shares in buy-now pay-later giant Zip Co (ASX: ZIP) now tradin...

Former IPO hopeful Limepay acquired by Spenda at a fraction of the $43.5m invested

Former IPO hopeful Limepay acquired by Spenda at a fraction of the $43.5m invested

White-label buy-now pay-later (BNPL) company Limepay may have ...

Melbourne construction safety software group HammerTech receives $105m investment for growth

Melbourne construction safety software group HammerTech receives $105m investment for growth

HammerTech, a Melbourne-headquartered safety intelligence software ...

Leadership

Golden handshakes to departing ASX100 CEOs hit 12-year high

Golden handshakes to departing ASX100 CEOs hit 12-year high

Around one in every six CEOs of ASX100 companies left their job&nbs...

Maggie Beer Holdings CEO Kinda Grange resigns just 16 months into the job

Maggie Beer Holdings CEO Kinda Grange resigns just 16 months into the job

The revolving door of leadership at Maggie Beer Holdings (ASX: MBH)...

Advanced Navigation co-founder Xavier Orr retires as co-CEO

Advanced Navigation co-founder Xavier Orr retires as co-CEO

Xavier Orr, an entrepreneur whose university thesis would pave the ...

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Property

Arena REIT to raise $140m amid plans to acquire or develop 10 childcare centres

Arena REIT to raise $140m amid plans to acquire or develop 10 childcare centres

Real estate investment trust Arena (ASX: ARF) has announced plans t...

Melbourne construction safety software group HammerTech receives $105m investment for growth

Melbourne construction safety software group HammerTech receives $105m investment for growth

HammerTech, a Melbourne-headquartered safety intelligence software ...

Triple-digit profit growth for Dixon Homes builder Tamawood

Triple-digit profit growth for Dixon Homes builder Tamawood

Brisbane-based Tamawood (ASX: TWD), known for building under the Di...

ACCC raises concerns over Lendlease sale of masterplanned communities to Stockland, Supalai

ACCC raises concerns over Lendlease sale of masterplanned communities to Stockland, Supalai

Australia's competition watchdog has raised concerns around Len...

 

Health

EMVision unveils portable brain scanner for first responders

EMVision unveils portable brain scanner for first responders

Founder-led medical technology company EMVision (ASX: EMV) has toda...

Brisbane biotech Gelomics raises $2.2m for 3D tissue culture to phase out animal testing

Brisbane biotech Gelomics raises $2.2m for 3D tissue culture to phase out animal testing

Gelomics, a Brisbane-based biotech whose LunaGel 3D tissue culture ...

Perth-based Revo Fitness boosts nationwide footprint with 11 new locations

Perth-based Revo Fitness boosts nationwide footprint with 11 new locations

Rapidly growing Perth-based gym band Revo Fitness has announced it ...

Sports-tech Catapult kicking new goals to drive revenue past US$100m

Sports-tech Catapult kicking new goals to drive revenue past US$100m

Melbourne-based sports technology company Catapult Group Internatio...

Technology

EMVision unveils portable brain scanner for first responders

EMVision unveils portable brain scanner for first responders

Founder-led medical technology company EMVision (ASX: EMV) has toda...

One small update brought down millions of IT systems around the world. It’s a timely warning

One small update brought down millions of IT systems around the world. It’s a timely warning

This weekend’s global IT outage caused by a software update g...

Brisbane's brightest chosen for 2024 MedTech Global Accelerator Program

Brisbane's brightest chosen for 2024 MedTech Global Accelerator Program

Researching parasitic worms to develop treatments for inflammatory ...

Wing enters largest Australian drone delivery area to date through Melbourne launch with DoorDash

Wing enters largest Australian drone delivery area to date through Melbourne launch with DoorDash

Alphabet-owned drone delivery company Wing has announced its entry ...

Legal

DG Institute to pay out almost $20m for misleading students, Grubisa banned from managing companies

DG Institute to pay out almost $20m for misleading students, Grubisa banned from managing companies

A Sydney real estate and wealth education provider has been ordered...

Better Beer investor Mighty Craft appoints voluntary administrators

Better Beer investor Mighty Craft appoints voluntary administrators

Another one bites the dust for Australia's heavily tax-burdened...

American Express to pay $8m fine over inappropriate targeting of co-branded David Jones credit cards

American Express to pay $8m fine over inappropriate targeting of co-branded David Jones credit cards

American Express Australia (Amex) has been ordered to pay an $8 mil...

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