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  • Optus to launch SMB stores

    Optus will launch 126 new small business specialist stores, the telco announced today. In addition, the company will launch a dedicated SMB call centre in Adelaide.

  • Small businesses savvy about digital transformation

    A survey of the use of cloud services by Australian and New Zealand businesses undertaken by IDC and commissioned by Oracle has shown a surprising level of maturity in the understanding, and implementation of, digital transformation among smaller Australian businesses.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Australian startup snapshot: Productify

    Sydney startup Productify has built a B2B service that streamlines the process for bringing products from supplier to retailer. The Australian company has a development capability in Israel and hopes to be an international player, say co-founders Doron Ostrin and Dean Steingold.

  • Time to say goodbye to Windows RT tablets?

    Windows RT tablets grabbed just 0.4% of the tablet market in the first quarter, a dismal result that led some tech experts to urge Microsoft to scrap the platform that's in its six-month infancy.

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