10 Mar 2017
Our Privacy is Smashed. Can We Still Open Our Mouths?

We can’t shake Smash Mouth, but what about our need for privacy? WikiLeaks’s Vault 7 and the Coachella breach suggests that in this area, we are no longer all-stars. The only way to keep our data safe would be if we were walking on the sun

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03 Mar 2017
How to recover when you say the wrong name

We all secretly worry about saying the wrong name at the wrong time. At least now, we can rest easier. If you ever do call Rebecca “Leslie” just look them in the eye and say ” it happens to everyone. Just look at Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway at the Oscars.”

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24 Feb 2017
Blackberry's disapperance means mobile tech not a solo busines

Blackberry fading away to nothing is not surprising, but it means the market is now dominated by companies that are not solely focused on mobile tech. Meanwhile, Verizon answers the question “can you put a price on security?” and it turns out its $US250 million.

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17 Feb 2017
Workplace equality feminism

Equality of gender, sexual or race and searching for freedom, acceptance and fairness is a never-ending quest for minority groups. But the discussions around these issues are getting louder, and no matter what news niche you follow, from tech and business news to entertainment, equality was inescapable this week.

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10 Feb 2017
tech gadgets

A lot of tech seems to be perennially coming soon, but this week brought news of some snazzy new gadgets that give us a glimpse of the future, including the Piaggio Gita, Uber Elevate and H&M’s Data Dress. Which ones will we still be waiting for in a decade?

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03 Feb 2017
Uber fluffs its reputation management

Uber, a brand lauded for its ability to break all the rules, showed us that reputation can still change in the blink of an eye (or tweet). Meanwhile, Telstra demonstrated that, despite its many inadvertent attempts to annoy customers, a brand image can go from strength to strength.

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16 Dec 2016

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, except maybe some hackers compromising your data security. And by compromising we mean making your company’s worst nightmare a reality; losing data worth 52 tonnes of pepperoni pizza.

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09 Dec 2016
social media advertising will surpass newspaper ads in 2020

Worldwide social media advertising revenue will soar to $US50 billion ($67 billion) by 2019 and outpace newspapers the following year. It’s clear that audience behaviour is redefining itself, and to effectively reach your target you must first know that they live everywhere. Everywhere but TV.

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