Mahesh Sharma

Australian-born, Bangalore-based Mahesh Sharma is ZDNet's India correspondent.

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G'Day USA: Aussie start-ups head to America

The G'Day USA: Australia Week campaign today announced the finalists for the Innovation Shoot Out event, which will see eight Australian technology start-ups travel to San Francisco in January 2010 to demonstrate the commercial viability of their products in the US.

December 1, 2009 by Jacquelyn Holt

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Has Particls disintegrated?

Brisbane-born start-up Particls promised a better way of organising information from the web. Now, however, it appears to have given up the battle, with both the Particls website and that of its parent company Faraday Media disappearing from the web.

November 8, 2009 by Brad Howarth


The key Topik is always money

One of the big problems of the internet is that is practically impossible to keep up-to-date on preferred topics. You can limit your sources, but this can mean missing a lot of valuable data.

November 5, 2009 by Brad Howarth


When keeping it real isn't enough

Some of the 500,000 visitors expected to walk through the Sculpture by the Sea exhibition on the Sydney coastline this November can be excused for saying they are seeing things that aren't really there.

October 28, 2009 by Brad Howarth


Time for start-up investment is now

Eighteen months after the Federal Government severed an important lifeline for innovative Australian start-ups, a new $196 million program has been announced to help fill the Australian funding void. But will it really help?

October 26, 2009 by Brad Howarth


Adobe snaps up Business Catalyst

Adobe's push into web-based services has delivered a windfall for Australian entrepreneur Bardia Housman, who quietly sold his company Business Catalyst to the US software maker at the start of September.

October 5, 2009 by Brad Howarth


Aussie start-up Liaise wows Demo

Two entrepreneurs flying the flag for Australia at the prestigious DemoFall 09 showcase in Silicon Valley last week made their presence known in the best possible way: by beating 70 other attendees to be named the best enterprise product.

September 27, 2009 by Brad Howarth