Technology and trends
19 April 2012
KAE, a strategic marketing and research consultancy and Toluna, a pioneer in online polls, surveys and opinions have teamed up to release a major new study illustrating how large manufacturers could lose out if Apple launches a physical TV set.
ABI Research says the market for RFID transponders, readers, software, and services will generate $US70.5 billion ($A68 billion) from 2012 to the end of 2017.
13 April 2012
"Donate $1 to charity and we'll secure you a $10 tax deduction!" "No risks." "Guaranteed returns!" These outlandish claims wouldn't have been out of place amongst the sales pitches used by promoters of tax avoidance schemes in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Nowadays, it's a different story.
12 April 2012
A decline in ABS Housing Finance figures for February 2012 continues a string of weakening housing updates, said the Housing Industry Association.
10 April 2012
The number of 3D projectors hitting the market is growing, writes Stephen Fenech. But Epson’s WirelessHD functionality helps to raise the bar.
10 April 2012
The number of turntables being sold in Australia is slowly but surely on the increase, so how can nostalgia make you money? Paul Skelton looks at how history is repeating.
03 April 2012
Building approvals fell to their lowest level in nearly three years in February 2012, highlighting the urgent need for lower interest rates and government action, said the Housing Industry Association (HIA)
02 April 2012
In February 2012 the volume of new home sales bounced modestly off a concerning January low, says the Housing Industry Association.
28 March 2012
The Energy Users Association of Australia (EUAA) recently released a report into electricity prices in Australia in comparison to other countries.
A new system from Nexus Technologies could help alleviate the loss of life caused by bush fires. Engineer David Ambry talks to Paul Skelton about a new technology that could save lives.