Mahesh Sharma

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

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A URL shortener for Google Maps

The team at Brisbane-based Social Horizon has come up with, which they believe is the world's first service that shortens Google Maps URLs down to something manageable.

May 28, 2009 by Brad Howarth


In the game for a casual $5 million

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.

May 10, 2009 by Brad Howarth

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Australia snares Silicon Valley wireless start-up

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.

May 4, 2009 by Brad Howarth


Stateless is living the dream

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.

March 1, 2009 by Renai LeMay

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Cisco funnels cash to Melbourne firm

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.

February 10, 2009 by Renai LeMay


Buy a Sydney start-up for $100

All of the start-ups created during the second Startup Camp Sydney, which was held several weeks ago, have been placed for auction on

February 5, 2009 by Renai LeMay


Stripe is slimming

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.

February 1, 2009 by Renai LeMay

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