Mahesh Sharma

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

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Omnidrive website vanishes

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.

September 21, 2008 by Renai LeMay


StartupCamp comes to Melbourne

In early October, Melbourne will get its own version of the StartupCamp project that saw three new technology start-ups launched last weekend.

September 10, 2008 by Renai LeMay

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Cinergix waves Australian flag

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.

September 8, 2008 by Renai LeMay

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Startup Camp Sydney: The review

Three new Australian technology start-ups, uTag, and LinkViz, were conceived and launched over the weekend in a lightning initiative dubbed "Startup Camp Sydney".

September 7, 2008 by Renai LeMay


2Vouch refers well

Melbourne-based Web start-up 2Vouch yesterday launched the first public beta of what it dubs its "social recruiting platform".

September 1, 2008 by Renai LeMay

2 Comments has potential

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.

August 26, 2008 by Renai LeMay


Australian twitterati talks malware

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.

August 5, 2008 by Renai LeMay

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Aussies cash out in YouTube buy

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.

July 30, 2008 by Renai LeMay


Silicon Beach Australia

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.

July 27, 2008 by Renai LeMay


Omnidrive: Alive and kicking?

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.

July 22, 2008 by Renai LeMay