Questions are being raised this morning about whether high-profile Australian Web 2.0 start-up Omnidrive has closed itsdoors, with the company's site being replaced by what appears to be some form of newsletter service offering financialrewards.
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.
In early October, Melbourne will get its own version of the StartupCamp project that saw three new technology start-ups launched last weekend.
Melbourne-based start-up Cinergix appears to be the only Australian act headlining at the massive tech start-up conferences in the United States this week.
Three new Australian technology start-ups, uTag, TrafficHawk.com.au and LinkViz, were conceived and launched over the weekend in a lightning initiative dubbed "Startup Camp Sydney".
Melbourne-based Web start-up 2Vouch yesterday launched the first public beta of what it dubs its "social recruiting platform".
Victorian Web start-up My Perfect has a strong story and rationale for why it will succeed. But it has to overcome some challenges and design flaws first.
It was inevitable that micro-blogging service Twitter would become infested with malware, according to a number of high-profile Australian users of the service.
An online video start-up launched by three Australian entrepreneurs (including, apparently, an old acquaintance of mine from university) has been bought by Google subsidiary YouTube for a reported US$15 million.
A group of Australian Web technology thinkers and entrepreneurs have started a new Google Group to build the Down Under version of California's famous high-tech development locality. They call it: Silicon Beach Australia.
Troubled online storage start-up Omnidrive late last week said it was continuing to develop its products and was examining the potential to merge its technology with that of other companies.