The team at Brisbane-based Social Horizon has come up with aMAP.to, which they believe is the world's first service that shortens Google Maps URLs down to something manageable.
From boom to bust, from unconference to BarCamp and beyond, Mahesh Sharma tracks the fortunes of Australia's startup community.
Australian-born, Bangalore-based Mahesh Sharma is ZDNet's India correspondent.
For a start-up, timing can be crucial. For Antony McGregor Dey, the horrors besetting the American print publishing industry couldn't have come at a better time.
Sydney-based casual computer gaming start-up 3RD sense is about to embark on capital raising to hire staff and management expertise to capitalise on its potential to captivate people's attention. And the odds are good it will succeed.
Silicon Valley-based wireless technology start-up Quantenna Communications is planning to open a 30 to 50-person research facility in Australia following an injection of venture capital by the Australian-US fund Southern Cross Venture Partners.
If Melbourne University spin-off Manjrasoft can find the venture capital funds it stands a strong chance its technology could prove a winner.
A foresighted Australian investor is selling NSW numberplates spelling "DOT COM" on online auction site eBay for a cool $400,000 minimum bid.
Relaxed Melbourne-based start-up Stateless Systems won't be the next Amazon or Google, but the founders are already internet legends and likely to become even more cool as they launch more quirky products.
US networking giant Cisco Systems has invested an unknown amount into Melbourne-based Majitek, an Australian firm primarily created by the founding members of Sausage Software.
All of the start-ups created during the second Startup Camp Sydney, which was held several weeks ago, have been placed for auction on SitePoint.com.
Australian online radio publisher and distributor, Stripe, late last week admitted it had slimmed down somewhat as it had finished building its technology platform and populating its online stations.