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  • NBN cuts costs for M2's Commander

    M2 Group can lower prices of its Commander small business plans without reducing margins when customers transition to the National Broadband Network (NBN), according to M2 Group CEO Geoff Horth.

  • Start Up Australia opens free classes for entrepreneurs

    A startup initiative launched by the federal government and sponsored by industry players has announced a free online school for people wanting to start a business in Australia.

  • How to apply for the R&D tax credit

    Businesses are coming up to an April deadline to apply for tax credits on research and development activity in the previous financial year.

  • 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.

  • Could Xbox One work for SMBs?

    A recent suggestion that the upcoming Microsoft Xbox One might have business uses appears unlikely to fly with most organisations, according to multiple industry analysts.

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  • Promote your business with online video

    Whether you're General Motors or the corner convenience store, you probably could use a little more business. The question is how to get the word out about your products or services to the people who need them. One hot technique these days is to use short videos.

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  • BlackBerry PlayBook hands-on

    The BlackBerry PlayBook is nearing its final build with fully working tablets on public show at Mobile World Congress and one stand representative going so far as to refer to a PlayBook as "my own". All that's left, we're told, is battery optimisation - something that's actively being worked on.

  • Server technology guide

    The fact is there is no onesize-fits-all server for small and medium businesses (SMBs). There are hundreds of choices across a dozen or so brands and far more configuration possibilities. Then there are the different approaches to server spend. Some buy on price, some on technology, some on brand, and some a mixture of factors at varying levels. Thankfully, there are some general guidelines on how to approach a new server purchase.

  • MobileMe may find its niche in small business

    MobileMe has always seemed like a hard sell in the consumer market.

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