Online Education: A Silver Lining to the COVID-19 Crisis?
March 20, 2020

The past month has been laced with uncertainty. Schools across the globe have been scrambling to adopt online learning solutions.

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China’s Digital Currency: A Boon for People, Productivity and Power
September 23, 2019

China has recently surprised the market, especially the crypto sector, by announcing that they are almost ready to launch a digital currency called Renminbi to replace physical cash for the…

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CommBank launches exciting new CommSec Pocket app
September 6, 2019

The concept of micro-investing is not new in any sense. The idea of saving and investing small amounts of money at regular intervals is a simplistic method of earning large…

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AI: Artificial Intelligence or Artificial Ignorance?
August 22, 2019

For a society indisputably flourishing in the technological age, it only makes sense that AI serves on the forefront of such massive change. From $500 million research companies such as…

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Libra Cryptocurrency and the Circle of Centralisation
August 12, 2019

Facebook has become an integral part of daily life for millions of people everywhere– for better or for worse. The social media giant aims to extend their influence and change…

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The Race for the Rising Sun
August 12, 2019

Solar power has been winning the race for the most efficient renewable energy source and for good reason. With such abundant supply of sunshine in this great nation, there is…

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The Death of Foxtel
April 29, 2019

With the disintegration of free to air television over the last 20 years, we have seen Telstra and 20th Century Fox’s brainchild, Foxtel, rise and perch itself into a position…

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The New Age of UBER: Going Public
April 16, 2019

INTRODUCTION On April 11, news came about that Uber was intending to go public. Uber is due to begin its investor roadshow in the week beginning April 29 with plans…

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The Aftermath of the Christchurch Attacks
April 2, 2019

An overview of recent events On March 15, 2019, New Zealand was shocked by a brutal massacre, causing 50 deaths and 50 wounded. The tragedy took place in two mosques,…

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Cryptocurrencies: Politics, Culture and The Future
September 20, 2018

Context  The financial world has been exploding since the creation of a new, completely decentralized, transparent and seemingly infallible form of currency called Bitcoin, whose popularity soared in December 2017…

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Understanding Blockchain
September 4, 2018

What is blockchain? Blockchain is a data storage technology created by researchers in 1991 to put digital timestamps on documents in a way that makes it impossible for them to…

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Are Tesla Management Asleep At The Wheel?
August 29, 2018

The multibillion-dollar automaker Tesla is no stranger to headline-making controversies. From Musk’s impulsive and controversial tweets, to the company’s worsening financial health, Tesla is seemingly trapped in one of its…

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How Tesla continues to succeed
March 29, 2018

To any individual that has a keen interest in the automotive industry and modern technology, Elon Musk’s Tesla is not unheard of. It is one of the most outstanding performers…

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The End of Cash
September 2, 2017

Cryptocurrency, introduced Cryptocurrency is taking the business world by storm, paving the way for digital currencies as the payment method of the future. Decentralized from banks, cryptocurrencies use encryption to…

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“I’ll Be Back”….Sooner Than You Think?
June 20, 2017

In the classic film series, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s cyborg assassin, The Terminator, sent back from 2029, was able to learn and develop from human interaction, including the ability to feel human…

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The Future of the Internet of Things and Big Data
June 20, 2017

We are living in an age of information that, even thirty years ago, people could not have possibly imagined. Type up a document at work, and you can access it…

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Streaming; The shift in tone of the music industry
June 20, 2017

The previous decade has seen a decline in piracy and illegal music downloading due in part to the increase of legal music streaming services. During the 1990s, CDs and cassette…

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A New Page to the Snap Story
April 20, 2017

This year Snap Inc. the developer of Snapchat had its Initial Public Offering (IPO) causing investors to fixate on the valuation of the social media company. An IPO refers to…

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Could Elon Musk’s Battery farm supercharge South Australia’s electricity supply?
April 20, 2017

It seems audacious, because it is. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has wagered to resolve South Australia’s potential electricity shortage in 100 days by building a supercharged battery farm. The announcement…

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The Collapse of Dick Smith, but will it rise again?
April 11, 2016

Struggled to re-finance its debt, the electronics retailer Dick Smith was forced to close all of its stores due to failing attempts to sell the company. It is estimated that…

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Tech Industry in Australia
April 3, 2016

Recent global headlines have been dominated by the emergence of tech industries and the jaw-dropping valuations of “unicorns”- startup companies with valuations of over $1 billion. The hype surrounding the…

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Mobile-Apps: The ‘Next Big Thing’ Driving Business Growth
April 3, 2016

In recent years it has become almost impossible to ignore the world’s movement online, with the millennial generation leading the way into the ‘on-demand economy’. A growing mobile market implies…

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The Path to Uberfication
August 31, 2015

The transportation network company Uber have revolutionised the way drivers connect with passengers. Although battling numerous court cases and causing global strikes, the six year old company have expanded into…

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